Most Voted Titles With Richard King


1. A Room with a View (1985)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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80 Metascore

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Votes: 31,963 | Gross: $20.97M

2. Bloody Sunday (2002)

R | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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90 Metascore

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

Votes: 20,797 | Gross: $0.77M

3. Maurice (1987)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Hugh Grant, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 11,750 | Gross: $3.13M

4. 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: 7,316

5. Astérix et le coup du menhir (1989)

81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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The druid is accidentally hit by a menhir thrown by Obelix and loses his mind and memory.

Director: Philippe Grimond | Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Henri Labussière, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 5,764

6. The Beatles Anthology (1995– )

600 min | Documentary, Music

9.4
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands.

Stars: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, George Martin

Votes: 4,545

7. Love, Honor and Obey (2000)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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23 Metascore

A north London postman who gets involved with a gang of criminals

Directors: Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis | Stars: Sadie Frost, Jonny Lee Miller, Jude Law, Ray Winstone

Votes: 4,541 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Wicked City (1987)

Unrated | 82 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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Two agents - a lady-killer human and a voluptuous demon - attempt to protect a signatory to a peace ceremony between the human world and the "Black World" from radicalized demons.

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri | Stars: Yûsaku Yara, Toshiko Fujita, Ichirô Nagai, Takeshi Aono

Votes: 4,333

9. 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: 3,906

10. Bandit Queen (1994)

119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994. During five years she was prosecuted by the Indian police and turned into a ... See full summary »

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Rajesh Vivek, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 3,605 | Gross: $0.40M

11. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,189

12. Robin Hood (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Fantasy, Drama

8.5
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A forest mystical being appoints two men in succession as the legendary outlaw defender of the oppressed.

Stars: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Votes: 3,169

13. Whore (1991)

NC-17 | 85 min | Drama

5.5
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The prostitute Liz works on the streets of Los Angeles. She recalls her life in flashback, when she marries an alcoholic man. She leaves him with their son. Then she works as waitress in a ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Theresa Russell, Benjamin Mouton, Antonio Fargas, Elizabeth Morehead

Votes: 2,915 | Gross: $1.01M

14. House of the Long Shadows (1983)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers... See full summary »

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Desi Arnaz Jr.

Votes: 2,232

15. Moonlighting (1982)

PG | 97 min | Drama

7.7
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A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

Votes: 2,071

16. A Private Function (1984)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.6
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In post-war Britain, food rationing continues, leading a married couple to become involved in the flourishing bacon black market.

Director: Malcolm Mowbray | Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 2,038 | Gross: $2.53M

17. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

Votes: 2,007

18. Max Headroom (1985 TV Movie)

57 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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In the dystopic near future, a crusading TV reporter investigates news stories with the help of a wisecracking computer version of himself.

Directors: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton | Stars: Matt Frewer, Nickolas Grace, Hilary Tindall, William Morgan Sheppard

Votes: 1,617

19. 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: 1,586

20. Razor Blade Smile (1998)

R | 101 min | Horror

4.7
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A 19th century woman, who has become one of the undead, acts as a hired killer in modern times. When she starts knocking off part of the elite businessmen, "The Illuminati", who secretly ... See full summary »

Director: Jake West | Stars: Eileen Daly, Christopher Adamson, Jonathan Coote, Kevin Howarth

Votes: 1,407

21. Space Adventure Cobra (1982)

99 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

7.5
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Cobra, a famous space pirate with a psycho-gun hidden in his left arm, supposed dead for two years, is back in action. He falls for bounty huntress Jane Flower, whom crime lord Necron wants dead, and tries to help her save her world.

Director: Osamu Dezaki | Stars: Shigeru Matsuzaki, Akiko Nakamura, Toshiko Fujita, Yoshiko Sakakibara

Votes: 1,330

22. Heat and Dust (1983)

R | 133 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi, Christopher Cazenove, Julian Glover

Votes: 1,246 | Gross: $0.80M

23. Footballers' Wives (2002– )

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

6.5
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Drama focusing on the players at Earls Park Football Club as well as the lives of their wives and girlfriends.

Stars: Gillian Taylforth, Zöe Lucker, Paul Clarke, Alison Newman

Votes: 1,241

24. Quartet (1981)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Marya finds herself penniless after her art dealer husband, Stephan, is convicted of theft. Marya accepts the hospitality of a strange couple, H.J. and Lois Heidler, who lets her live in their house.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Alan Bates, Maggie Smith, Isabelle Adjani, Anthony Higgins

Votes: 985

25. Letter to Brezhnev (1985)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it's enough to make contact with two ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Bernard | Stars: Peter Firth, Alfred Molina, Tracy Marshak-Nash, Alexandra Pigg

Votes: 981

26. Project A-Ko (1986)

Unrated | 86 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Project A-ko is the typical love triangle of three school girls and their confrontations with aliens, giant robots, and women who look like burly men.

Director: Katsuhiko Nishijima | Stars: Miki Itô, Stacey Gregg, Emi Shinohara, Denica Fairman

Votes: 961

27. Devilman (1987– )

TV-MA | 57 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
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Devilman faces the tortoise demon Jinmen and birdwoman Shiranu.

Stars: Shô Hayami, Alan Marriott, Yû Mizushima, Adam Matalon

Votes: 890

28. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 787

29. Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)
Episode: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes (2000)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Arthur Conan Doyle reveals the story behind Sherlock Holmes and his mysteries by telling about Dr. Joseph Bell.

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Sean Wightman, Robin Laing, Dolly Wells

Votes: 682

30. Urgh! A Music War (1981)

R | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Punk, New Wave, Reggae and Techno bands from Europe and the US recorded live in several locations in 1980. The biggest names on the bill are the Police and UB 40 but every performance is a ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Burbidge | Stars: Wall of Voodoo, Stan Ridgway, Marc Moreland, Chas T. Gray

Votes: 630

31. Death Street USA (1988)

R | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Horror

4.6
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Scientists poison the water supply of a small town, turning the residents into homicidal maniacs who kill each other and anybody who passes through.

Director: Nico Mastorakis | Stars: Wings Hauser, Bo Hopkins, George Kennedy, Kimberly Beck

Votes: 600

32. The Glass Virgin (1995– )

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually ... See full summary »

Stars: Jan Graveson, Christine Kavanagh, Brendan Coyle, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 556

33. The Moth (1997 TV Movie)

152 min | Drama

7.6
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Set in 1913 Northumbria, England, the story is about Robert Bradley, a strong-willed young worker at a Jarrow shipyard, who arrives home one day to find that his father has died. At the ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: Jack Davenport, David Howey, Janet Dale, Sally Grey

Votes: 532

34. The Disappearance of Finbar (1996)

105 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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47 Metascore

Finbar and Danny are close childhood friends who live in a depressing neighbourhood in an Irish town. Finbar gets the chance to play soccer in an international soccer team abroad but can't ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Clayton | Stars: Luke Griffin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Sean Lawlor, Chris Meehan

Votes: 511

35. Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Maylam | Stars: Justine Powell, Adam Leese, Jake Canuso, Marco Gambino

Votes: 493

36. Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Certain events which had an impact on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, while he was still a medical student under the supervision of Dr. Bell, his teacher and mentor, on whom the character of Sherlock Holmes is partly drawn from.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Charles Edwards, Simon Chandler, Mossie Smith

Votes: 436

37. Kamilla og tyven (1988)

106 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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Orphan Kamilla moves in with her rich uncle who lives in Kristiansand, Norway in the early 1900, Norway. Her uncles wife however does not approve of Kamilla and want to send her to a ... See full summary »

Director: Grete Salomonsen | Stars: Veronika Flaat, Dennis Storhøi, Agnete G. Haaland, Morten Harket

Votes: 403

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

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

8.1
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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: 403

39. Rag Nymph (1997– )

180 min

7.5
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Seperated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag ... See full summary »

Stars: Val McLane, Alec Newman, Christine Anderson, Tracey Wilkinson

Votes: 396

40. The Wingless Bird (1997– )

180 min | Drama

7.6
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On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a ... See full summary »

Stars: Claire Skinner, Edward Atterton, Anne Reid, Michelle Charles

Votes: 391

41. The Fifteen Streets (1989 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent ... See full summary »

Director: David Wheatley | Stars: Owen Teale, Sean Bean, Anny Tobin, Leslie Schofield

Votes: 381

42. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Deceived by Flight (1989)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Lewis goes undercover as a worker at the University so he can go undercover on the cricket team and discover the murderer of Morse's old college roommate.

Director: Anthony Simmons | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Amanda Hillwood, Norman Rodway

Votes: 367

43. The Black Velvet Gown (1991 TV Movie)

Drama

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In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Stone | Stars: Bob Peck, Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville, Brendan P. Healy

Votes: 357

44. Derek and Clive Get the Horn (1979)

R | 89 min | Comedy

7.2
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Russell Mulcahy (of "Highlander" fame) films British comedy luminaries Peter Cook and Dudley Moore recording their last comedy album featuring two of their most beloved characters, lavatory... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, Judy Huxtable, Nicola Austin

Votes: 348

45. The Cinder Path (1994– )

145 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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Tale of a farmer's son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1.

Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lloyd Owen, Polly Adams, Antony Byrne

Votes: 347

46. Tilly Trotter (1999– )

216 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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Tilly Trotter is a down to earth young woman who is full of integrity and impassioned with innocent affection for the local farmer. Resilience and self belief carry her through some very ... See full summary »

Stars: Carli Norris, Simon Shepherd, Gavin Abbott, Neil Armstrong

Votes: 342

47. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Last Enemy (1989)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A headless, armless, footless body of a murdered academic is found in Oxford Canal and his investigation leads to petty hatred and jealousy among the local academia.

Director: James Scott | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Amanda Hillwood, Barry Foster

Votes: 342

48. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Secret of Bay 5B (1989)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A bullying, controlling womanizer who also blackmails his conquests is found garroted in his car in a garage deck.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Amanda Hillwood, Mel Martin

Votes: 341

49. The Tide of Life (1996– )

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby ... See full summary »

Stars: Gillian Kearney, John Bowler, Susie Burton, Gez Casey

Votes: 314

50. Super Gran (1985–1987)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.4
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The adventures of a superpowered grannie who fights crime in her commuity.

Stars: Gudrun Ure, Iain Cuthbertson, Bill Shine, Alan Snell

Votes: 294

51. Oliver's Travels (1995– )

250 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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After his job is terminated, a humanities professor and puzzle addict joins forces with a woman PC to travel the country while solving a cold case murder.

Stars: Alan Bates, Sinéad Cusack, Bill Paterson, Morgan Jones

Votes: 288

52. The Dwelling Place (1994– )

180 min | Drama

7.1
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Set in the 1830's, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for ... See full summary »

Stars: Tracy Whitwell, Lucy Cohu, Ray Stevenson, Philip Voss

Votes: 273

53. The Perfect Murder (1988)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Thriller, Action

6.0
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Police Inspector Ghote lives a middle-class life in Bombay along with his wife, Pratima. He has been employed with the Bombay Police for many years. His wife is generally disgruntled and ... See full summary »

Directors: Zafar Hai, M.R. Shahjahan | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Stellan Skarsgård, Amjad Khan, Madhur Jaffrey

Votes: 257

54. This Is the Sea (1997)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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The film is set in Northern Ireland shortly after 1994 cease-fire. Hazel is a Protestant and Malachy a Catholic. Romance between them is threatened by Rohan (leader in militant underground ... See full summary »

Director: Mary McGuckian | Stars: Samantha Morton, Ross McDade, Richard Harris, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 244

55. A Dinner of Herbs (2000– )

286 min

7.4
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Add a Plot

Stars: Tom Goodman-Hill, Jonathan Kerrigan, Melanie Clark Pullen, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 242

56. Understanding Jane (2001)

97 min | Comedy

7.0
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Two men (Kevin McKidd, John Simm) in London decide to meet women by answering a dating ad. They meet two women (Amelia Curtis, Louisa Milwood) who use the ads to scam men out of cash, gifts... See full summary »

Director: Caleb Lindsay | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Amelia Curtis, John Simm, Louisa Milwood-Haigh

Votes: 241

57. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: In Divine Proportion (2005)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The unusual shotgun murder of an interior decorator is linked to the rape and subsequent suicide of her sister fifteen years earlier.

Director: Brian Stirner | Stars: Louise Hickson, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Craig Parkinson, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 240

58. Bizarre (1970)

R | 92 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.3
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A brainy sex flick with a sense of humor, the film begins with a narrator/mummy who guides us through a number of vignettes promising to show what some of us go through in the pursuit of ... See full summary »

Director: Antony Balch | Stars: Richard Schulman, Janet Spearman, Dorothy Grumbar, Anthony Rowlands

Votes: 236

59. 30 Door Key (1991)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Iain Glen, Robert Stephens, Crispin Glover, Judith Godrèche

Votes: 236

60. The Secret (2000– )

180 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Period thriller serial. In the late 1880's reformed smuggler Freddie Musgrave has worked hard to turn a legitimate trade, but then a face from his past turns up threatening to ruin things for him.

Stars: Joanna Rowden, Adam Ironside, Milton Johns, Malcolm Terris

Votes: 218

61. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Each episode of this anthology drama has a murderous theme with twist being that the action is followed from the point of view of the killer.

Stars: Tim Healy, Jackie Fielding, Reece Dinsdale, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 203

62. The Big Bang (1987)

76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Sex farce about Fred, an inept post WWIII superhero garbageman, who must prevent WW4 by disarming the continents of Virginia, where mutated feminists live, and USSSR, where mutated buttless men live. Beautiful Liberty is his only ally.

Director: Picha | Stars: Luis Rego, Georges Aminel, Perrette Pradier, Régine Teyssot

Votes: 191

63. The Gambling Man (1995– )

149 min | Drama

7.5
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A rent collector in Victorian Tyneside tries to better himself. He finds navigating class prejudices and family obstacles difficult. Sometimes criminals oppose him. It seems he'll never ... See full summary »

Stars: Robson Green, Ian Cullen, Bernard Hill, Sammy Johnson

Votes: 187

64. Blade on the Feather (1980 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A reclusive, elderly author is visited by a young admirer...but both men are more than they claim to be.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Kika Markham, Phoebe Nicholls, Donald Pleasence, Tom Conti

Votes: 174

65. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: Natural Causes (2006)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Even though Lynley is suspended from duty and Havers is assigned to DI Fiona Knight, whose methods differ from his, he involves himself in their latest case.

Director: Simon Massey | Stars: Mary Stockley, Ben Lannoy, George Costigan, Sharon Small

Votes: 164

66. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: Limbo (2007)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The investigation into a 12-year old disappearance is revived, and Lynley gets involved since he is a friend of the victim's family.

Director: Robert Bierman | Stars: Jacob Avery, Georgina Rylance, Nicholas Farrell, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 160

67. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: Chinese Walls (2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Lynley investigates the murder of a 23 year old girl in Hyde Park after she quit her job with a high profile lawyer to work for an on-line sex site.

Director: Robert Bierman | Stars: Isabella Calthorpe, Sharon Small, Nathaniel Parker, Paul Hickey

Votes: 153

68. Mary Magdalene (2000 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama, History

6.2
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When the marriage between AMOS and MARY MAGDALENE turns out to be childless, he casts her out and gets a divorce. Mary has to leave Magdala. She befriends SILVANO, a Roman prefect, who ... See full summary »

Directors: Raffaele Mertes, Elisabetta Marchetti | Stars: Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Massimo Ghini, Giuliana de Sio, Gottfried John

Votes: 152

69. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: One Guilty Deed (2006)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The case against a mobster seems to fall apart with the killing of a potential informant.

Director: Jonathan Fox Bassett | Stars: David Hepple, Gabrielle Palmer, Sharon Small, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 152

70. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: Know Thine Enemy (2007)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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The body of a missing schoolgirl is found in a lake wrapped in rubble sacks and chains. An abused wife holds the key, with her husband a major suspect.

Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: Paul Hickey, Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Kit Jackson

Votes: 142

71. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: In the Blink of an Eye (2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The murder of a former war photographer turned paparazzi seems linked is Bosnian war crimes and a prominent London crime kingpin.

Director: Brian Kelly | Stars: Richard Copestake, Sharon Small, Nathaniel Parker, Virginia Thompson

Votes: 136

72. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Kirsty Wark, Stephen Fry

Votes: 113

73. Flesh and Blood (2002 TV Movie)

76 min | Drama

7.4
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A man who was adopted at birth traces his real parents, and discovers that they have severe learning disabilities and do not know he exists.

Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Steve Evets, Barbara Marten, Des Cummings

Votes: 111

74. United 93: The Families and the Film (2006 Video)

59 min | Documentary

7.1
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Listen to the words from the people who saw with their eyes on what happened on 9/11

Director: Kate Solomon | Stars: Paul Greengrass, Carole O'Hare, Hilda Marcin, Kate Solomon

Votes: 100

75. The Bombmaker (2001 TV Movie)

180 min | Action

6.6
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A former IRA bombmaker is forced to resume her craft when her daughter is kidnapped.

Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: Dervla Kirwan, Mark Womack, Ciara Lyons, David Hunt

Votes: 100

76. Robin Hood (1984–1986)
Episode: The Swords of Wayland (1984)

102 min | Action, Fantasy, Drama

8.6
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The village of Uffcombe is getting nightly visits from strangely disguised riders, called "The Hounds of Lucifer" by locals, who kill and drag away terrified villagers. The riders have also... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Dallas Adams, John Abineri, Michael Praed, James Donnelly

Votes: 89

77. The Beatles Anthology (1995– )
Episode: July '40 to March '63 (1995)

79 min | Documentary, Music

8.9
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Among the topics, The Beatles discuss in this episode are: their childhoods, their early musical influences, how they met, their time in Hamburg, and their early recordings.

Directors: Geoff Wonfor, Bob Smeaton, Kevin Godley | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Votes: 85

78. The Beatles Anthology (1995– )
Episode: March '63 to February '64 (1995)

72 min | Documentary, Music

8.9
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Focuses on the group's first tours and television appearances in their native UK, and how it lead to "Beatlemania" and popularity abroad.

Directors: Kevin Godley, Bob Smeaton, Geoff Wonfor | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Votes: 85

79. The Spanish Civil War (1983– )

315 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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Documentary series which uses film and eyewitness accounts from both sides of the conflict that divided Spain in the years leading up to World War Two, also placing it in its international context.

Stars: Frank Finlay, Enrique Lister, Ramón Serrano Súñer, Narcís Julián

Votes: 83

80. The Courtesans of Bombay (1983 TV Movie)

74 min | Documentary, Music

6.5
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Roughly structured over 24 hours, we visit Pavan Pool, a compound in Bombay where poor women sing, dance, and engage in prostitution. By day, they practice singing and dancing, both ... See full summary »

Director: Ismail Merchant | Stars: Saeed Jaffrey, Zohra Segal, Kareem Samar

Votes: 83

81. Outlaws (2004– )

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Bruce Dunbar, the head of a shifty legal firm dealing in criminal law, tries to train new employee Theodore Gulliver in his fairly underhand methods. While Gulliver, fighting Dunbar's ... See full summary »

Stars: Phil Daniels, Ray Emmet Brown, Georgia Mackenzie, Annabelle Apsion

Votes: 82

82. The Beatles Anthology (1995– )
Episode: February '64 to July '64 (1995)

73 min | Documentary, Music

8.9
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The Beatles become just as successful in the US, as in the UK, when they hit #1 on the US charts. This leads to a tour of America, appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show", and starring in the feature film "A Hard Day's Night".

Directors: Kevin Godley, Bob Smeaton, Geoff Wonfor | Stars: The Beatles, Wilfrid Brambell, Brian Epstein, George Harrison

Votes: 79

83. The Knock (1994–2000)

Crime, Action, Drama

8.5
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The Knock follows Her Majesty's Customs and Excise officers' lives and their efforts to hunt down the criminals trying to smuggle all sorts of contraband to the UK.

Stars: Steve Toussaint, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Enzo Squillino Jr., Andrew Dunn

Votes: 77

84. La Carrera Panamericana with Music by Pink Floyd (1992 Video)

65 min | Music

7.8
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La Carrera Panamericana is a documentary of the Carrera Panamericana automobile race in Mexico. The film directed by Ian McArthur, included a soundtrack entirely of music by the band Pink ... See full summary »

Director: Ian McArthur | Stars: David Gilmour, Nick Mason

Votes: 65

85. Runners (1983)

107 min | Drama

6.3
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When his young daughter disappears, her father refuses to accept that she is dead and sets out on a journey to find her.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Kate Hardie, James Fox, Jane Asher, Eileen O'Brien

Votes: 64

86. A Royal Scandal (1997 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Drama about the matrimonial disaster that took place 200 years ago between George, Prince of Wales and his wife Caroline of Brunswick.

Director: Sheree Folkson | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Susan Lynch, Michael Kitchen, Denis Lawson

Votes: 63

87. Hobo (1992 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: John T. Davis | Stars: Beargrease, Scott Caribou, Minot Louis, Big Red

Votes: 63

88. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.8
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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 62

89. Paul McCartney: In the World Tonight (1997 Video)

Documentary, Music

7.7
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A look at Paul's work as he finishes his latest record, entitled Flaming Pie. Includes snippets from the tracks on the album, plus Paul gives a tour of his home recording studio. The best ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Wonfor | Stars: Paul McCartney, Geoff Dunbar, Geoff Emerick, Jerry Hadley

Votes: 57

90. London's Burning: The Movie (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Les Blair | Stars: Gary McDonald, Mark Arden, James Hazeldine, James Marcus

Votes: 55

91. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)
Episode: Teacher (2001)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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After killing a rent boy in a struggle, a respectable head teacher turns to his quick-witted daughter for help.

Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: David Suchet, Gillian Kearney, Richard Ridings, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 52

92. A British Picture (1989 TV Movie)

50 min | Biography

7.7
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Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ken Russell, Molly Russell, Rupert Russell

Votes: 48

93. The Strange Affliction of Anton Bruckner (1990 TV Movie)

50 min | Biography

7.8
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Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Peter Mackriel, Catherine Neilson, Carsten Norgaard

Votes: 40

94. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 33

95. Grushko (1994)

161 min | Crime, Thriller

7.2
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Stars: Brian Cox, Dave Duffy, Cathy White, Stephen McGann

Votes: 33

96. Street Musicians of Bombay (1994)

59 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Off-camera, a Western traveler tells us of hearing singing from his hotel window in Bombay. He searches for the source, and discovers a caste of street performers, eking out a modest living... See full summary »

Director: Richard Robbins | Stars: Trevor Nichols, Rosemary Martin, Richard Robbins

Votes: 32

97. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)
Episode: Flame (2001)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A firefighter discovers that his wife is having an affair with his colleague and is approached by a "problem-solver" , who offers him a solution.

Director: Nick Jones | Stars: Steve McFadden, Keith Allen, Sharon Maiden, Ryan Philpott

Votes: 31

98. The Stretch (2000 TV Movie)

176 min

8.1
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Director: Frank W. Smith | Stars: Leslie Grantham, Anita Dobson, Luke Goss, Phil Atkinson

Votes: 30

99. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)
Episode: Neighbours (2001)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The Squires move in next door to a couple and start making their lives a suburban nightmare. Eventually, the husband's patience starts wearing out and he decides to take action.

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Kevin Whately, Caroline Goodall, John Thomson, Denise Van Outen

Votes: 30

100. Intimate Contact (1987– )

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Claire Bloom, Daniel Massey, David Phelan, Abigail Cruttenden

Votes: 29