Most Voted Titles With Karl Johnson


1. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Comedy

7.9
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81 Metascore

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town that's harbouring a dark secret.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 388,603 | Gross: $23.64M

2. The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 318,470 | Gross: $39.87M

3. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.8
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 127,331

4. Merlin (2008–2012)

45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young Prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot, who has soon become his best friend, and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend.

Stars: John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Richard Wilson

Votes: 60,617

5. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

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

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 28,284

6. Mr. Turner (2014)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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94 Metascore

An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey

Votes: 20,689 | Gross: $3.96M

7. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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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: 17,182

8. The Edge of Love (2008)

R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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39 Metascore

Two feisty, free-spirited women are connected by the brilliant, charismatic poet who loves them both.

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Matthew Rhys, Simon Armstrong

Votes: 14,472 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Call the Midwife (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

8.4
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Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s to early 1960s.

Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jenny Agutter, Laura Main, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 13,989

10. The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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82 Metascore

The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Ann Mitchell, Jolyon Coy

Votes: 12,704 | Gross: $1.12M

11. Copying Beethoven (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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59 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Ed Harris, Diane Kruger, Matthew Goode, Ralph Riach

Votes: 11,711 | Gross: $0.35M

12. Atlantis (2013–2015)

45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Far from home, Jason washes up on the shores of the ancient and mysterious city of Atlantis.

Stars: Mark Addy, Jack Donnelly, Robert Emms, Aiysha Hart

Votes: 9,416

13. Lovesick (2014– )

24 min | Comedy

8.1
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After finding out he has an STD, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.

Stars: Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings, Hannah Britland

Votes: 7,439

14. Third Star (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

7.6
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James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.

Director: Hattie Dalton | Stars: Tom Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Feild, Adam Robertson

Votes: 5,905

15. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)

53 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.

Stars: Olivia Hallinan, Sarah Lancashire, Julia Sawalha, Fergus Drysdale

Votes: 5,137

16. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 4,837 | Gross: $1.65M

17. Is Anybody There? (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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54 Metascore

Set in 1980s seaside England, this is the story of Edward, an unusual ten year old boy growing up in an old people's home run by his parents. Whilst his mother struggles to keep the family ... See full summary »

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Michael Caine, Bill Milner, Anne-Marie Duff, Ralph Riach

Votes: 4,278 | Gross: $2.02M

18. Good Vibrations (2012)

Not Rated | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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A chronicle of Terri Hooley's life, a record-store owner instrumental in developing Belfast's punk-rock scene.

Directors: Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn | Stars: Jodie Whittaker, Kerr Logan, Killian Scott, Liam Cunningham

Votes: 4,046

19. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 3,841

20. A Prayer for the Dying (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Martin, an IRA hitman, is seen by a catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates, Sammi Davis

Votes: 3,768 | Gross: $1.43M

21. Plebs (2013– )

25 min | Comedy

8.0
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PLEBS follows three desperate young men from the suburbs as they try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city - a city that happens to be Ancient Rome.

Stars: Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry, Ryan Sampson, Tom Basden

Votes: 3,655

22. David Copperfield (1999– )

Unrated | 185 min | Drama

7.8
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Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.

Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Trevor Eve, Michael Elphick, James Thornton

Votes: 3,537

23. The Death of Stalin (2017)

R | 106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

Director: Armando Iannucci | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 3,485

24. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.3
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 2,926

25. Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

Unrated | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Anne Lambton

Votes: 2,924 | Gross: $0.34M

26. Close My Eyes (1991)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie, who is now married. The relationship between Richard and Natalie proves dangerously obsessional. ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Alan Rickman, Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves, Karl Johnson

Votes: 2,551 | Gross: $0.14M

27. Pure (I) (2002)

R | 96 min | Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Harry Eden, Vinnie Hunter, Molly Parker, David Wenham

Votes: 2,360 | Gross: $0.10M

28. Jubilee (1978)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Queen Elisabeth I travels 400 years into the future to witness the appalling revelation of a dystopian London overrun by corruption and a vicious gang of punk guerrilla girls led by the new Monarch of Punk.

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Jenny Runacre, Nell Campbell, Toyah Willcox, Jordan

Votes: 2,224

29. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.4
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

Votes: 1,809

30. Dickensian (2015– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Drama set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens critically acclaimed novels, bringing together some of his most iconic characters as their lives intertwine in 19th century London.

Stars: Tuppence Middleton, Sophie Rundle, Alexandra Moen, Joseph Quinn

Votes: 1,775

31. Wittgenstein (1993)

72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin

Votes: 1,679

32. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: The Stolen Eagle (2005)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

8.1
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In Gaul in 52 B.C., two Roman soldiers, Legionary Titus Pullo and Centurion Lucius Vorenus, are tasked with recovering Julius Caesar's personal Eagle, stolen from his camp in the dead of ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Apted, Mikael Salomon | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,586

33. Frankenstein (2011)

130 min | Drama

9.0
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Created by Victor Frankenstein, the one known only as the creature sets out to discover the world and the meaning of life.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andreea Paduraru, Ella Smith

Votes: 1,505

34. Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006– )

59 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A doc-drama covering the rise and the fall of the Roman world including the founding by Julius Caesar and the building of Rome by Nero.

Stars: Lyall B. Watson, James D'Arcy, Sean Pertwee, Michael Sheen

Votes: 1,373

35. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: How Titus Pullo Brought Down the Republic (2005)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Drama, History

8.4
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Caesar winters his army in Gaul near the Italian border while his enemies in Rome fear that he will do something no Roman General has done: cross the Rubicon with his army. To ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,337

36. Vanity Fair (1998)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure & humble origins to her subsequent ignominious fall from Society; set amongst the ... See full summary »

Stars: Natasha Little, Frances Grey, Philip Glenister, David Ross

Votes: 1,313

37. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: An Owl in a Thornbush (2005)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Drama, History

8.2
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With Caesar quickly advancing toward Rome, Pompey begins ordering a retreat and forces his citizens to pick sides. Timon does Atia's dirty work and Vorenus cannot understand why no one is resisting while on a scouting mission.

Directors: Michael Apted, Mikael Salomon | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,231

38. Hamlet (2015)

217 min | Drama

8.6
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his Uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans his revenge.

Director: Robin Lough | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds, Sian Brooke, Leo Bill

Votes: 1,212

39. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: The Ram Has Touched the Wall (2005)

TV-MA | 51 min | Action, Drama, History

8.4
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Caesar contemplates Pompey's counteroffer. Vorenus continues to struggle as a businessman and must reevaluate his career choice. Atia schemes to come between Caesar and Servilia and Pullo seeks Octavian's help.

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,210

40. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Stealing from Saturn (2005)

TV-MA | 54 min | Action, Drama, History

8.2
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Atia and her family have stayed behind when Pompey and others fled and she now throws a party for her triumphant uncle, Julius Caesar. She clearly has her sights set on the great leader and... See full summary »

Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,188

41. The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003 TV Movie)

196 min | Drama

7.9
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At a country fair, young hay-trusser Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife Susan, and in a drunken fit decides to auction off his wife and baby to a sailor for five guineas. The next day,... See full summary »

Director: David Thacker | Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Juliet Aubrey, Jodhi May, James Purefoy

Votes: 1,156

42. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Pharsalus (2005)

TV-MA | 56 min | Action, Drama, History

8.6
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As they try to reach Caesar in Greece, the shipwrecked Vorenus and Pullo confront an unexpected dilemma. Back in Rome, Atia again sends Octavia to beg protection from Servilia, who complies... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,119

43. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Utica (2005)

TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
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The defeated Cato and Scipio fall back on the African city of Utica after the Battle of Thapsus where they decide to end it all. Caesar, after two years of fighting in Greece and Egypt, ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 1,091

44. Catherine the Great (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.

Directors: Marvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul McGann, Ian Richardson, Brian Blessed

Votes: 1,038

45. Small Island (2009 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

7.4
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In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and... See full summary »

Director: John Alexander | Stars: Naomie Harris, Hugh Quarshie, Terence Frisch, Ruth Wilson

Votes: 1,015

46. 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: 921

47. The Carer (I) (2016)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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When the question is to be or not to be, there is only one answer.

Director: János Edelényi | Stars: Brian Cox, Anna Chancellor, Emilia Fox, Coco König

Votes: 867 | Gross: $0.01M

48. Born to Kill (2017)

180 min | Drama

7.3
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A haunting exploration of the mind of Sam, a teenager who's on the verge of acting out hidden psychopathic desires.

Stars: Simon Bubb, Harry Capehorn, Earl Cave, Elizabeth Counsell

Votes: 832

49. The Tempest (1979)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.6
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Banished to a forsaken island, the Right Duke of Milan and Sorcerer Prospero gets the chance to take his revenge on the King of Naples with the assistance of his airy spirit-servant, Ariel.

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Peter Bull, David Meyer, Neil Cunningham, Heathcote Williams

Votes: 779

50. Heidi (I) (2005)

TV-G | 104 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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Swiss girl Adelheid 'Heidi' is orphaned young. Aunt Detie brings her to grandpa Alp, who lives isolated in the Alps since his murder charge. Heidi soon takes to the wild country, especially... See full summary »

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Emma Bolger, Max von Sydow, Geraldine Chaplin, Diana Rigg

Votes: 678

51. Four Last Songs (2007)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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A comic drama set on a Mediterranean island, where a motley collection of characters is seeking musical redemption.

Director: Francesca Joseph | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Rhys Ifans, Hugh Bonneville, Jena Malone

Votes: 598

52. Mum (2016– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Cathy is attempting to move on with her life after the death of her husband. Through a year of new beginnings she rebuilds her life surrounded by her sometimes problematic family and friends.

Stars: Lesley Manville, Peter Mullan, Lisa McGrillis, Sam Swainsbury

Votes: 557

53. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (1993)

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.7
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While Poirot vacations in Brighton to boost his health, the beautiful pearl necklace of a theatre actress staying at his hotel is mysteriously stolen.

Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 536

54. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 535

55. Frozen (I) (2005)

Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller

5.8
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It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie, but Kath remains haunted by a need to know what happened. When police investigations wind down, ... See full summary »

Director: Juliet McKoen | Stars: Shirley Henderson, Roshan Seth, Ger Ryan, Richard Armitage

Votes: 516

56. Rainbow (1972–1992)

22 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

Stars: Geoffrey Hayes, Roy Skelton, Stanley Bates, Rod Burton

Votes: 495

57. I Know You Know (2008)

81 min | Drama

6.3
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A young boy suspects his dad might be working undercover for MI6.

Director: Justin Kerrigan | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Arron Fuller, David Bradley, Claire Cage

Votes: 480

58. The Chatterley Affair (2006 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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The trial, under The Obscene Publications Act, of the publishers of D.H. Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'in 1960 was a sensation that consumed the nation. The movie follows two ... See full summary »

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Rafe Spall, Louise Delamere, Mary Healey, Gerard Horan

Votes: 387

59. Merlin (2008–2012)
Episode: The Crystal Cave (2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Fleeing enemies, Merlin and Arthur take refuge in The Valley of the Fallen Kings. There, the sorcerer Taliesin cures the wounded Arthur and shows Merlin the Crystal Cave, which provides a ... See full summary »

Director: Alice Troughton | Stars: John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Karl Johnson

Votes: 371

60. Dog Altogether (2007)

16 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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Joseph is a man plagued by a violence and rage who is driving him to self destruction. As he falls further into turmoil, Joseph scours the landscape in search of a single grain of redemption that might restore hope to his fractured life.

Director: Paddy Considine | Stars: Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Paul Popplewell, William Ruane

Votes: 325

61. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Sauce for the Goose (2005)

TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When a corporate giant tries to acquire a small but respected relish factory owned and run by a dysfunctional family, a naked body is found in the warehouse.

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

Votes: 298

62. A Tale of Two Cities (1989– )

188 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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Two men, one an aristocrat and one a drunken lawyer, fall in love with the same woman during the early stages of the French Revolution.

Stars: James Wilby, Xavier Deluc, Serena Gordon, John Mills

Votes: 287

63. The Sea (2013)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.1
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54 Metascore

The story of a man who returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife.

Director: Stephen Brown | Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Sinéad Cusack, Joe Gallagher, Karen Scully

Votes: 258

64. When I'm Sixty-Four (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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One-off drama about the friendship that grows between two men from very different backgrounds, whose paths cross for the first time as they approach retirement age.

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Paul Freeman, Alun Armstrong, Peter McNamara, Anton Saunders

Votes: 251

65. Born and Bred (2002–2005)

55 min | Drama

7.9
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A 1950s set, British drama series about life in the fictional Lancashire village of Ormston. The main focus of the series was the two doctors, father and son, who run the cottage hospital under the new National Health Service.

Stars: Jenna Russell, Maggie Steed, Clive Swift, Naomi Radcliffe

Votes: 227

66. The Trial of Tony Blair (2007 TV Movie)

72 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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In 2010, the International Criminal Court puts Tony Blair on trial for war crimes.

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Robert Lindsay, Robert Bowman, Adrian Scarborough, Claire Skinner

Votes: 224

67. Atlantis (2013–2015)
Episode: A Girl by Any Other Name (2013)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Now regarded as a local hero after killing the Minotaur, Jason is approached by elderly Itheus to find his daughter Demetria, who went missing in the forest and has been captured by the ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Molotnikov | Stars: Jemima Rooper, Jack Donnelly, Mark Addy, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 221

68. It's Kevin (2013– )

Comedy

6.1
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Stars: Kevin Eldon, Paul Putner, David Reed, Amelia Bullmore

Votes: 214

69. Shoestring (1979–1980)

50 min | Drama

7.4
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective

Stars: Trevor Eve, Michael Medwin, Doran Godwin, Liz Crowther

Votes: 208

70. Tomorrow La Scala! (2002)

108 min | Comedy

7.1
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An opera company puts on a production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd in a maximum security prison.

Director: Francesca Joseph | Stars: Lucy Bates, Ian Burfield, Bruce Byron, Kevin Dignam

Votes: 174

71. Call the Midwife (2012– )
Episode: Episode #2.6 (2013)

TV-PG | 55 min | Drama

8.8
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Doctor Turner is concerned by the spread of tuberculosis in the community, Jenny tries to repair a father and daughter's fractured relationship, and Sister Bernadette receives devastating news.

Director: China Moo-Young | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Laura Main, Jenny Agutter, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 173

72. Under Milk Wood (2014 TV Movie)

59 min

7.1
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Director: Pip Broughton | Stars: Michael Sheen, Tom Jones, Matthew Rhys, Aimee-Ffion Edwards

Votes: 138

73. The Pier (I) (2011)

89 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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After 20 years of no contact with his father, Jack McCarthy (played by Hurley) travels from New York to his father Larry's death bed in Cork. Upon arrival he is furious to discover his ... See full summary »

Director: Gerard Hurley | Stars: Karl Johnson, Gerard Hurley, Lili Taylor, Mary Foskett

Votes: 134

74. New Tricks (2003– )
Episode: Congratulations (2006)

59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Luke Hanson has recently been released from jail after serving 8 years for setting a fire at his local school in which the caretaker had been severely injured. He was across the country ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Evans | Stars: Alun Armstrong, James Bolam, Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman

Votes: 115

75. Without Motive (2000– )

Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A police detective is tasked to catch a cold-blooded killer who appears to have attacked several young women without motive.

Stars: Ross Kemp, Kenneth Cranham, Jamie Foreman, Hazel Ellerby

Votes: 109

76. Lovesick (2014– )
Episode: Jonesy? (2016)

Comedy

8.3
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Whilst Evie and Mal argue over their wedding arrangements Luke takes Dylan and Angus to a casino where Angus wins big time and they meet Dylan's old flame Jonesy, who encourages them to ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Anderson | Stars: Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings, Joshua McGuire

Votes: 104

77. Dickensian (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

28 min | Drama

7.4
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In the first of these re-imagined, inter-connected Charles Dickens tales ruthless debt collector Jacob Marley (Peter Firth) makes himself an enemy.

Director: Harry Bradbeer | Stars: Joseph Quinn, Tuppence Middleton, Peter Firth, Pauline Collins

Votes: 102

78. 10 Days to War (2008– )

10 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A series of eight dramas to mark the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. Each drama focuses on a real event that happened exactly five years ago to the day.

Stars: Obi Abili, Souhail Altadbach, Josef Altin, Gethin Anthony

Votes: 100

79. Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006– )
Episode: Caesar (2006)

59 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Julius Caesar's rise to power, from his military success to his decision to return home and seize power from his old ally Pompey.

Director: Nick Green | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Alex Ferns, John Shrapnel, Simon Dutton

Votes: 91

80. Elizabeth David: A Life in Recipes (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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Dramatization of the turbulent life of Elizabeth David, the original domestic goddess. She published her first book of Mediterranean Food in 1950, and went on to write eight more books that... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Greg Wise, Karl Johnson, Kieran O'Brien

Votes: 84

81. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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When a new baby is born into the family, eldest daughter Laura Timmins is told by her parents that she will have to make her own way in the world. Arrangements have been made for her to ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 83

82. Dickensian (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2015)

28 min | Drama

7.6
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Christmas Day arrives and Inspector Bucket commences his murder investigation. At Satis House, Amelia Havisham's mysterious rescuer appears again.

Director: Harry Bradbeer | Stars: Peter Firth, Stephen Rea, Omid Djalili, Amy Dunn

Votes: 81

83. Nostradamus (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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The trials and horrific visions that made the most famous mystic of all time.

Director: Bryn Higgins | Stars: Jasper Britton, Greg Costello, Julie Cox, Oliver Dimsdale

Votes: 77

84. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 75

85. Dickensian (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2015)

30 min | Drama

7.4
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Bucket visits his old enemy Fagin, convinced he is connected to the murder. This meeting sets the Inspector on the trail of Fagin's old partner Bill Sikes.

Director: Harry Bradbeer | Stars: Stephen Rea, Caroline Quentin, Pauline Collins, Richard Ridings

Votes: 70

86. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A new postal inspector, Mr. Rushton, arrives in Candleford to conduct the annual inspection. It's the man's first visit and his no-nonsense approach does not sit well with Dorcas Lane, who ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 69

87. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2008)

TV-PG | 75 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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When Dorcas and Emma each want to give Laura the same gift for Christmas, an old family wound is opened up and Laura finds herself torn between two mothers. As the inhabitants of Lark Rise ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Grint | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 69

88. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Dorcas Lane is apt to say that all secrets are bound to come out in Candleford and that seems to be the case with Mrs. Macey. She's been living in the village for five years with her son ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Beans El-Balawi, Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 66

89. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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The new "school mistress" is an attractive man, causing emotional upheaval among the ladies of Candleford and some concern at the manor.

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Stephen Campbell Moore, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 66

90. Born to Kill (2017)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2017)

Drama

8.0
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Sam appears to be a model teenager, affectionate to his single mother and capable of standing up to the school bullies. But his mother is protecting him from a dark secret.

Director: Bruce Goodison | Stars: Pal Aron, Simon Bubb, Harry Capehorn, Earl Cave

Votes: 64

91. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Dorcas Lane arranges for Patty, a young woman from the workhouse, to work as a housekeeper for Old and Young Amos. She is an honest and hard worker who found herself in the workhouse ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Camille Coduri, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 64

92. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.10 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Having spent the night in the pouring rain searching for Edmund Timmins, Twister Turrill finds his health in serious decline. He decides to distribute some of his personal effects to ... See full summary »

Director: John Greening | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 63

93. Angels (1975–1983)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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This series was about six nursing students doing the then 3 year nursing course to. Exome state registered nurses . They are from all walks of life but all have to cope with the trials and ... See full summary »

Stars: Carol Holmes, Joanna Monro, Shirley Cheriton, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 62

94. Kaleidoscope (II) (2016)

100 min | Thriller

5.9
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A psychological thriller about the destructive relationship between a middle-aged man and his mother.

Director: Rupert Jones | Stars: Anne Reid, Sinead Matthews, Deborah Findlay, Karl Johnson

Votes: 61

95. Winter Thaw (2016)

53 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

9.0
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An old man comes to realize the mistakes he has made in the past as he faces a crisis on Christmas day.

Director: Adam Thomas Anderegg | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Karl Johnson, Valentin Novopolskij, Egle Spokaite

Votes: 61

96. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Having secured a month's work at the manor house, Laura's father takes in a homeless family. It's only meant to be for one night but when they wake the next morning, they find the family ... See full summary »

Director: John Greening | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, Ruby Douglas

Votes: 61

97. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A debt-collector arrives in Lark Rise looking to seize Caroline Arless' property and send her to debtors' prison. A Mr. Ashlow arrives in the village looking for his two daughters, who turn... See full summary »

Director: John Greening | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 60

98. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The hamlet of Lark Rise is divided when Susan Brady brings charges of wife beating against her husband Sam. He hit her while drunk but she had always warned him not to raise a hand against ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Toby Clifford, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 59

99. Born to Kill (2017)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2017)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Sam must tread carefully and hold his psychopathic desires in check after the death at the hospital arouses suspicion. Jenny plucks up the courage to face her fears as a threat from the past resurfaces.

Director: Bruce Goodison | Stars: Simon Bubb, Harry Capehorn, Earl Cave, Lolita Chakrabarti

Votes: 57

100. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.9 (2008)

TV-PG | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Queenie finds a beautiful hand-embroidered panel depicting Adam and Eve wrapped in a 40-year-old newspaper. It was lying atop the grave of someone named Harold Wigmore and both Dorcas and ... See full summary »

Director: John Greening | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 57