Most Voted Titles With John Cater


1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 27,479

2. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 15,880

3. The 10th Kingdom (2000 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 417 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.4
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A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins.

Stars: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Scott Cohen, Dianne Wiest, Daniel Lapaine

Votes: 14,692

4. I, Claudius (1976 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 11,606

5. Alfie (1966)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Julia Foster

Votes: 10,898

6. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith, Terry-Thomas

Votes: 10,552

7. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)

TV-PG | 55 min | Comedy

8.5
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Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Robert Daws, Richard Dixon

Votes: 9,015

8. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 6,785

9. Alien Autopsy (2006)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: Declan Donnelly, Anthony McPartlin, Bill Pullman, Götz Otto

Votes: 6,628

10. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,549

11. Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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The vengeful doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Peter Cushing, Beryl Reid

Votes: 4,236

12. Dad's Army (1968–1977)

30 min | Comedy, War

8.1
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During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.

Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 4,036

13. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margeret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors.

Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Owen Brenman

Votes: 3,963

14. The Woman in Black (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Horror, Mystery

7.3
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When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Adrian Rawlins, Bernard Hepton, David Daker, Pauline Moran

Votes: 3,775

15. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Stars: Emilia Fox, William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Amanda Burton

Votes: 3,285

16. Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.6
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A master swordsman and former soldier and his hunchbacked assistant hunt vampires.

Director: Brian Clemens | Stars: Horst Janson, John Carson, Shane Briant, Caroline Munro

Votes: 3,086

17. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Ricky Schroder, Alec Guinness, Eric Porter, Colin Blakely

Votes: 2,918

18. Rasputin (1996 TV Movie)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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HBO biopic about the infamous "mad monk" Rasputin from the court of Tsar Nicholas in Russia.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner

Votes: 2,862

19. Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A shy and quiet World War II evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, and they soon develop a close bond.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Nick Robinson, Annabelle Apsion, Thomas Orange

Votes: 2,823

20. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,064

21. Bad Girls (1999–2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.

Stars: Kika Mirylees, Victoria Alcock, Helen Fraser, Jack Ellis

Votes: 1,519

22. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,256

23. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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British police TV series which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid-1970s starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 1,153

24. ChuckleVision (1987–2009)

20 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Crazy antics ensue when Barry and Paul Chuckle get into various exaggerated situations.

Stars: Barry Chuckle, Paul Chuckle, Jimmy Patton, Brian Patton

Votes: 1,116

25. The Naked Civil Servant (1975 TV Movie)

77 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The life and times of Quentin Crisp, an outrageous and flamboyant homosexual, coming of age and growing into old age in conservative England.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Hurt, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge, Stanley Lebor

Votes: 1,113

26. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama, Musical, War

8.2
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During the Suez Crisis of 1956, two young clerks at the stuffy Foreign Office in Whitehall display little interest in the decline of the British Empire. To their eyes, it can hardly compete... See full summary »

Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 1,105

27. The Darling Buds of May (1991–1993)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.

Stars: David Jason, Pam Ferris, Stephanie Ralph, Philip Franks

Votes: 1,082

28. The Last Detective (2003– )

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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"Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants, and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans.

Stars: Peter Davison, Sean Hughes, Rob Spendlove, Charles De'Ath

Votes: 842

29. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 834

30. Secret Agent (1964–1967)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 768

31. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)

50 min | Drama

8.4
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Louisa Trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the Queen of cooks, cook to the King, and owner of the Bentinck Hotel. Her life and happenings among the guests and staff of the... See full summary »

Stars: Gemma Jones, Victoria Plucknett, John Welsh, John Cater

Votes: 766

32. Bonekickers (2008– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

4.6
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English archaeology professor 'Dolly' Parton's team handles high-profile (notably relic) finds. Often those prove relevant in the present, as such and/or as symbol for a cause. So the team ... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Julie Graham, Adrian Lester, Michael Maloney

Votes: 703

33. Rising Damp (1980)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Stingy English landlord Rigsby manages to scam his lodgers Cooper, an arts student, and Philip, an African jock, making both pay for a room they must share. However Rigsby's favorite lodger... See full summary »

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Frances de la Tour, Don Warrington, Christopher Strauli

Votes: 552

34. Black Plague (2002 Video)

R | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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In 1348, with the horrors of the Black Death haunting Europe, English soldiers return home from war with a French nobleman as hostage. When people in their home village soon after begin to ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Sciamma | Stars: Lena Headey, David La Haye, Jason Flemyng, Christopher Fairbank

Votes: 528

35. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)

40 min | Comedy

7.2
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2point4 Children is a BBC television sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porters; a seemingly average family whose world is frequently turned... See full summary »

Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, John Pickard

Votes: 507

36. Bramwell (1995 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Drama

8.1
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In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ... See full summary »

Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Ruth Sheen, David Calder, Kevin McMonagle

Votes: 504

37. Prisoner of Honor (1991 TV Movie)

PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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"Prisoner of Honor" documents the French Dreyfus Affair that saw a French Captain sent to Devils' Island for espionage near the end of the nineteenth century. Richard Dreyfuss plays Colonel... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Peter Firth, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 502

38. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Death of a Hollow Man (1998)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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C.I. Barnaby donates time to the local amateur dramatic society when his wife Joyce is cast in a revival of "Amadeus," but complications arise when the leading man is murdered onstage.

Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 448

39. Maigret (1992– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway, James Larkin

Votes: 361

40. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: The Animal Within (2007)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Faith's unannounced visit to her wealthy Uncle Rex's estate turns into quite a surprise. When Rex's body turns up, his would-be heirs engage in a battle of wills that exposes plenty of motives for murder.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 319

41. The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981–1988)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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Zany antics and sketches by the anarchic camp comic.

Stars: Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel, Andrie Reid

Votes: 318

42. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Ghost in the Machine (1989)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A vanished baronet and the theft of some of his collection of erotic art is investigated by Morse and Lewis.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Amanda Hillwood, Patricia Hodge

Votes: 317

43. Loot (1970)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Based on the play by Joe Orton, this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately one of them works in a funeral parlor ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough, Hywel Bennett, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 314

44. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell

Votes: 291

45. Department S (1969–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols, Dennis Alaba Peters

Votes: 271

46. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)

25 min | Comedy

6.7
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British version of the US TV show 'Who's The Boss?'

Stars: Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Joe McGann, William Puttock

Votes: 270

47. John Silver's Return to Treasure Island (1986 TV Mini-Series)

115 min | Adventure

8.8
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In this continuation of the classic "Treasure Island" tale that takes place ten years later, an adult Jim Hawkins meets up again with an older--but not necessarily wiser--Long John Silver.

Stars: Brian Blessed, Christopher Guard, Kenneth Colley, Reiner Schöne

Votes: 241

48. The House on Garibaldi Street (1979 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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After World War II, many important figures in Hitler's command escaped Germany and Occupied Europe and were rumored to be living in South America. Adolf Eichmann,wanted in connection with ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Topol, Nick Mancuso, Janet Suzman, Martin Balsam

Votes: 233

49. Death of an Expert Witness (1983 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Barry Foster, Ray Brooks, Ivor Roberts

Votes: 218

50. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

7.8
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A drama series set in 14th century England about the Grey family, Sir Thomas Grey and his children, dealing with issues of the day.

Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 211

51. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 208

52. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: A Question of Attribution (1991)

70 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Sir Anthony Blunt, who was a Soviet agent for 25 years, is routinely questioned and gives no answers, but is knighted and works as Director of the Courtauld Institute, and presents his ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: James Fox, Gregory Floy, David Calder, Edward de Souza

Votes: 191

53. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 1 (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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The Doctor and Dodo return to London in the present day where the Doctor becomes concerned about WOTAN, a new super-computer installed in the Post Officer Tower.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Alan Curtis, John Harvey

Votes: 188

54. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 181

55. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)

50 min | Drama

6.1
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The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »

Stars: Lesley Dunlop, Christian Cooke, Philip Middlemiss, William Travis

Votes: 179

56. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Death at Bargain Prices (1965)

52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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When a colleague is found dead in a large London department store Steed and Mrs. Peel go undercover as staff members, exposing a dastardly plot by the wheelchair-bound Horatio Kane to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, André Morell, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 174

57. Up Pompeii! (1969– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Add a Plot

Stars: Frankie Howerd, Elizabeth Larner, Kerry Gardner, Jeanne Mockford

Votes: 172

58. Fogbound (2002)

97 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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Three friends get stuck in fog on the way to a holiday. They tell each other stories and confront each other with hidden secrets...

Director: Ate de Jong | Stars: Luke Perry, Ben Daniels, Orla Brady, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 171

59. Home to Roost (1985–1990)

50 min | Comedy

6.9
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John Thaw is Henry Willows, a middle-aged man in middle-management who has been divorced from his wife for seven years and is perfectly happy with the arrangement. Apart from his prudish ... See full summary »

Stars: John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett, Joan Blackham

Votes: 167

60. Savage Hearts (1995)

107 min | Thriller

5.4
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When a beautiful mob hit woman learns she's only got six months to live she decides to rob her employers and go out in style, but the syndicate's head man won't rest until he gets his $2 million back.

Director: Mark Ezra | Stars: Jamie Harris, Maryam d'Abo, Myriam Cyr, Richard Harris

Votes: 166

61. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 164

62. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 2 (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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Dodo is under the control of WOTAN and attempts to lure the Doctor into a trap, while the rest of WOTAN's slaves begin construction on its robotic War Machines.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, John Harvey, John Cater

Votes: 163

63. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 3 (1966)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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Ben tries to escape from the warehouse but is captured by Polly, who is now also under WOTAN's control, and forced to work on construction the War Machine.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Alan Curtis, Michael Craze, Anneke Wills

Votes: 163

64. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The War Machines: Episode 4 (1966)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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The first War Machine is defeated but the Doctor only has a matter of hours to destroy WOTAN before the rest of its army is activated.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: William Hartnell, Gerald Taylor, John Boyd-Brent, John Rolfe

Votes: 163

65. The Brief (2004– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win.

Stars: Alan Davies, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Fulford, Linda Bassett

Votes: 156

66. The Baron (1966– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris, Colin Gordon

Votes: 154

67. Chance in a Million (1984–1986)

Comedy

8.0
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Tom Chance's life is plagued by coincidences. Even his initial meeting with his beloved Alison happened by pure chance - when he went to a local pub to meet another girl (also called Alison... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Callow, Brenda Blethyn, Deddie Davies, Bill Pertwee

Votes: 154

68. A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (1987– )

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A gentleman sleuth solves mysteries and falls in love with a detective novelist.

Stars: Harriet Walter, Edward Petherbridge, Richard Morant, Rowena Cooper

Votes: 129

69. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Living Dead (1967)

51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Five years after a mine disaster, Mrs. Peel and Steed are called upon to investigate the spooky goings-on at the local inn. The ghost of the 16th Duke of Benedict, who was reputedly lost in... See full summary »

Director: John Krish | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Julian Glover, Pamela Ann Davy

Votes: 126

70. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: Old King Log (1976)

Not Rated | 53 min | Drama, History

8.8
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AD 54: Claudius feels that Rome should return to be a Republic but nonetheless marries his niece Agripinilla and makes her son Nero co-heir with his own, teen-aged son Britannicus. Aware of... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Bernard Hepton, John Cater, Barbara Young

Votes: 116

71. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: A God in Colchester (1976)

Not Rated | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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Whilst Claudius is invading Britain Messalina is challenging the prostitute Scylla to see who can take the most partners, Messalina easily winning. She also takes the young senator Silius ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Sheila White, Bernard Hepton, John Cater

Votes: 115

72. Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 112

73. Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Three-part mini-series about Gerald Middleton, an aging historian, who reflects on his youth, relationships (especially the one with his best friends girl), career (shadowed by a scandal) and current issues like his marriage and kids.

Stars: Richard Johnson, Douglas Hodge, Elizabeth Spriggs, Dorothy Tutin

Votes: 112

74. Still Crazy Like a Fox (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Harrison Fox Snr (Jack Warden) and Harrison Fox Jnr (John Rubinstein) are two of San Francisco's most successful private eyes. During a vacation in England they inadvertently become the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Jack Warden, John Rubinstein, Penny Peyser, Robby Kiger

Votes: 112

75. Budgie (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Chirpy Cockney petty crook 'Budgie' Bird is the main character in this British TV series of the early 70s. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to make his ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby, June Lewis

Votes: 111

76. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: Fool's Luck (1976)

Not Rated | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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Claudius accepts the crown and spares all the conspirators except Cassius for killing Caligula's wife and family. He also deifies Livia. Messalina, having borne him children, persuades him ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Sheila White, Bernard Hepton, John Cater

Votes: 111

77. The Mill on the Floss (1978 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Drama

6.8
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The tragic tale of Maggie Tulliver, the miller's daughter, who defies her embittered brother in standing by the man she loves - shocking the stifling society in which she lives - in an attempt to pursue her blighted dreams.

Stars: Judy Cornwell, Barbara Hicks, Pippa Guard, Christopher Blake

Votes: 106

78. Once Upon a Time in Europe (2001– )

Documentary

5.5
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The end of the fifties through to the mid-seventies witnessed an explosion in genre cinema throughout Europe. This coincided with the appearance of several new trends in European ... See full summary »

Stars: Carlos Aguilar, Alessandro Alessandroni, Dario Argento, John Barry

Votes: 97

79. Down to Earth (2000–2005)

60 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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This series follows Faith and Brian Addis as they work to keep open their holiday home "Phyllishayes" - a roomy farmhouse in Devon offering memorable holidays for children who may never have experienced the countryside in their lives.

Stars: Pauline Quirke, Toby Ross-Bryant, Alexandra Stone, Ellie Beaven

Votes: 95

80. Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (1968)

M | 113 min | Comedy

5.9
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A naive young man, sent down from university, blunders through a series of bizarre adventures in which his participation is always innocent, although others don't think so.

Director: John Krish | Stars: Robin Phillips, Felix Aylmer, Colin Blakely, Robert Harris

Votes: 95

81. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
Episode: Lady Florence Craye Arrives in New York (or, the Once and Future Ex) (1993)

TV-PG | 51 min | Comedy

7.9
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In a New York Bookshop where he is buying Jeeves a birthday present Bertie meets forceful old flame Lady Florence Craye who has rowed with fiance 'Stilton' Cheesewright and decides she ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Nicholas Palliser, Francesca Folan

Votes: 91

82. Crossroads (2001–2003)

24 min | Drama

6.3
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A Millennium update of the popular British soap opera 'Crossroads' which originally ran from 1964 to 1988. The motel is now a hotel and a brand new cast are in residence.

Stars: Jane Gurnett, Ray Lonnen, Neil Grainger, Di Sherlock

Votes: 90

83. Love Hurts (1992–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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When Tessa Piggott goes through a messier breakup than most (her married ex-lover and ex-boss left her for a younger mistress), she looks for a new job. Deciding to leave the rat-race, she ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Zoë Wanamaker, Tony Selby, Jane Lapotaire

Votes: 85

84. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 84

85. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

7.0
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 81

86. Follyfoot (1971–1973)

30 min | Family, Drama

8.3
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Young Dora is sent to stay with her uncle on his farm in rural England while her parents travel overseas for a year. Seeing as she has a love for horses, her uncle suggests she visit ... See full summary »

Stars: Gillian Blake, Steve Hodson, Arthur English, Christian Rodska

Votes: 81

87. Henry VIII (1979 TV Movie)

166 min

7.3
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Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: John Stride, Claire Bloom, Ronald Pickup, Barbara Kellerman

Votes: 81

88. Agony (1979–1981)

25 min | Comedy

7.6
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20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an Agony Aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles with her very Jewish mother and her husband Laurence. Then there's the crazy lives of... See full summary »

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Jeremy Bulloch

Votes: 80

89. Roads to Freedom (1970– )

50 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Colin Baker, Daniel Massey, Alison Fiske

Votes: 71

90. The 10th Kingdom (2000– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2000)

Not Rated | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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The team reaches Kissing Town, the place where Snow White was saved from her deadly sleep by a prince's kiss. They all begin gambling to get enough money to buy The Mirror from an auction ... See full summary »

Stars: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Scott Cohen, John Larroquette, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 70

91. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Victor Maddern

Votes: 68

92. Softly Softly (1966–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Softly softly was a drama series about two detectives solving local crime. It was a spin-off from another BBC drama series Z Cars.

Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 62

93. Madame Bovary (1975 TV Mini-Series)

220 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Francesca Annis, Tom Conti, Gabrielle Lloyd, Ray Smith

Votes: 58

94. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: World Gone Wrong: Part 1 (2004)

Drama

8.4
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Director: Jeremy Webb | Stars: Kelly Harrison, Christine Stephen-Daly, Ian Bleasdale, Derek Thompson

Votes: 58

95. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Anthology of unconnected films of different genres.

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke

Votes: 57

96. 7 of 1 (1973– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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An anthology of one-off episodes starring actor-comedian Ronnie Barker.

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Graham Armitage, Roy Castle, Emrys James

Votes: 57

97. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: If It's a Man, Hang Up (1975)

73 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Suzy Martin, a famous American model living in London, begins to receive harassing phone calls from a man who disguises his voice. These calls soon escalate to demands, and threats against her loved ones. Who is behind them?

Director: Shaun O'Riordan | Stars: Carol Lynley, Tom Conti, Gerald Harper, David Gwillim

Votes: 55

98. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Midnight Movie (1994)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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American producer James Boyce and his airhead wife Amber rent an English country mansion where the British horror flick "Smoke Rings" was filmed twenty years previous. Amber's mother was ... See full summary »

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Jim Carter, Louise Germaine, Brian Dennehy, Colin Salmon

Votes: 52

99. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: The Return of the Speckled Band (1990)

29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Before the Meldrews can leave for their holiday in Athens, they must cope with Victor's fear of flying, Mrs Warboys' food poisoning, having their electricity meter read, and an escaped snake.

Director: Susan Belbin | Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Clive Mantle

Votes: 52

100. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: The Two and a Half Feathers (1970)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.4
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An elderly ex-soldier called Clarke comes to join the platoon and, by coincidence, it turns out that he and Jones were in the same regiment in Sudan back in the 1890s. However he paints a ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 52