Most Voted Titles With Walter Sparrow
1. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.
Votes: 154,439 | Gross: $165.50M
3. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)
TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy
Comedy that follows two brothers from London's rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals as they search for the big score that'll make them millionaires.
4. The Secret Garden (1993)
G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Living in India, Mary Lennox, a young, privileged girl, is left orphaned when her parents are killed in an earthquake. She is sent back to England where she goes to live on her uncle's ... See full summary »
Votes: 30,975 | Gross: $31.18M
6. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
PG-13 | 109 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes decides to investigate.
Votes: 15,964 | Gross: $19.74M
7. Shadowlands (1993)
PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer, and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.
Votes: 14,262 | Gross: $25.84M
8. The Accidental Tourist (1988)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance
An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.
Votes: 13,068 | Gross: $32.63M
9. Jane Eyre (1996)
PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance
Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to become a teacher and eventually seeks ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,000 | Gross: $5.20M
10. The Thin Blue Line (1995–1996)
41 min | Comedy, Crime
Various mishaps at a police station in an English town. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot.
11. I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide, but can't go through with it, so he hires a contract killer in a seedy bar to ... See full summary »
12. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
16. Let Him Have It (1991)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History
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 »
18. The Two Ronnies (1971–1987)
Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but ... See full summary »
22. City in the Sea (1965)
Unrated | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In 1903, in Cornwall, a group of locals discover an underwater city, dating back to 1803, that hides a society of smugglers and aquatic creatures.
24. Alas Smith & Jones (1984–1998)
30 min | Comedy
Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.
27. My Partner the Ghost (1969–1971)
Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »
28. The Champions (1968–1969)
60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »
29. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »
30. The Love Factor (1969)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A race of topless, large-breasted women from the planet Angvia, in another dimension, come to earth to kidnap women to repopulate their planet.
31. Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985 TV Movie)
135 min | Drama, War
The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the ... See full summary »
32. The Woodlanders (1997)
PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance
The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she ... See full summary »
33. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
30 min | Comedy, Romance
British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »
34. Simon Magus (1999)
101 min | Mystery, Fantasy, Romance
Simon is an outcast from his Jewish community, because he claims that the devil talks to him, and he has the ability to put curses on crops. When Dovid asks the "Squire" to sell him some ... See full summary »
Votes: 479 | Gross: $0.04M
36. Treasure Island (II) (1999)
PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Family
An adaptation of the Robert Lewis Stevenson adventure classic, in which a young boy sets off on a voyage armed with a map to buried treasure.
38. The Famous Five (1995– )
Based on the best selling books by popular children's author Enid Blyton; when Julian, Dick and Anne are sent to live with their Aunt and uncle in the English countryside they clash with ... See full summary »
40. Private Schulz (1981– )
300 min | Comedy
The Time - WWII, the place - Germany. The Germans have a plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes. Private Schultz is coerced into organizing a gang ... See full summary »
41. Chancer (1990–1991)
55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)
TV-PG | 50 min | Comedy
Del buys a consignment of blow-up sex dolls to sell on to elderly Dirty Barry,who has a sex shop. Unfortunately the dolls are filled with propane gas and will explode if they are exposed to... See full summary »
44. U.F.O. (1993)
79 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
The infamous stand-up comic Roy 'Chubby' Brown stars in this anti-PC, sci-fi spoof. Performing one night at the end of Blackpool Pier, Chubby is beamed up to a spaceship populated by ... See full summary »
The Storyteller (1987– )
The Soldier and Death
TV-G | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
An honest soldier receives a ruby whistle, a comparable dance, an unbeatable deck of cards and a magic sack for being kind to three beggars. He defeats a bunch of devils by playing cards ... See full summary »
50. Peak Practice (1993–2002)
50 min | Drama
Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.
53. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)
50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis The Face in 1902 ; in 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved... but ... See full summary »
55. Cream in My Coffee (1980 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama, Musical
Past and present intertwine: An elderly couple returns to the hotel where they became close when they were young and flashbacks to the earlier visit reveal the origins of both their ... See full summary »
57. Budgie (1971–1972)
60 min | Drama
Chirpy Cockney petty crook "Budgie" Bird is the main character in this British television series of the early 1970s. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to ... See full summary »
58. Public Eye (1965–1975)
60 min | Crime, Drama
A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »
62. Love on a Branch Line (1994– )
198 min | Comedy, Drama
Jasper is the perfect English Civil Servant - polite and refined. But to his girl friend, and even to himself, he is a bore. So he decides to become a painter in Paris. Not so fast. The ... See full summary »
63. Howards' Way (1985–1990)
50 min | Drama
Tom Howard is made redundant from his job as a senior aircraft designer and decides to invest his skill, time and redundancy money in a run-down local boat building yard. Without his ... See full summary »
64. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)
90 min | Crime, Drama
An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
The British Grenadier
85 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel goes to The British Grenadier to console the pub's owner Stella, who has just had a serious fight with her husband. Suspecting her of infidelity, ... See full summary »
66. Into the Labyrinth (1981–1982)
30 min | Family, Fantasy
Three children stumble upon the imprisoned sorcerer Rothgo and are drawn into a mysterious search through time for the magical Nidus which has been stolen by the evil witch Belor.
68. We'll Meet Again (1982– )
60 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1943 and the American Air Force has come to Market Weatherby, a small East Anglian town. The war weary British and the brash American GIs sometimes clash, but friendships are also forged.
69. Screen Two (1985–2002)
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 »
Play for Today (1970–1984)
Edna, the Inebriate Woman
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Edna is a drunk, and a homeless one. The play follows her through the streets, the police station, the psychiatric ward and a hostel, which for a while looks like it may become somewhere she can stay.
72. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
"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.
74. Follyfoot (1971–1973)
30 min | Family, Drama
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 »
81. Count of Monte Cristo (1964– )
25 min | Adventure
A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious ... See full summary »
One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
The Valley of Fear
29 min | Comedy, Drama
While photographing a sunset in Blue Bell Wood, Victor is mugged and graffiti is sprayed on the Meldrews' house, so he decides it's time to call a Neighbourhood Watch meeting.
84. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
75 min | Drama
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »
85. The Paradise Club (1989–1990)
50 min | Crime, Drama
Two brothers, Frank & Danny Kane are the sons of "Ma Kane" who ran the South Side with a rod of iron. Frank has become a priest but leaves the church after a misunderstanding with the ... See full summary »
86. Angels (1975–1983)
50 min | Drama
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 »
89. Special Branch (1969–1974)
60 min | Action, Crime
Ground-breaking British police drama series following the exploits of the Special Branch of the Metropolitan Police. An elite group of officers tasked with protecting London from spies, terrorists and subversives.
92. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
60 min | Crime
Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »
Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Rumpole and the Learned Friends
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Rumpole accuses a dishonest policeman of framing his safecracker client and finds himself in legal trouble when he can't back up his claim.
The Saint (1962–1969)
The Well Meaning Mayor
50 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a candidate for the Mayoral elections is conveniently out of the way, the Saint will try to expose the corruption by offering an irresistible bait.
96. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)
60 min | Crime
Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..