Highest Rated Titles With Lindsay Duncan


1. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: His Last Vow (2014)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.4
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Sherlock goes up against the notorious blackmailer Charles Augustus Magnussen.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 18,347

2. Sherlock (2010– )

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 514,140

3. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Kalends of February (2005)

TV-MA | 47 min | Action, Drama, History

9.2
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Vorenus' defense of Caesar lands him in an unexpected position of power within Rome. Meanwhile, Servilia hurls the final obstacle in her ambitious and complex revenge plan against Atia.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 1,177

4. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: The Spoils (2005)

TV-MA | 48 min | Action, Drama, History

9.1
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Rejected by Vorenus and Eirene and racked by guilt for the killing of Eirene's fiancé out of a jealous rage, Pullo has sunk to working as an assassin for the gangster Erastes. When Pullo ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 1,104

5. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Send a Message to Michael (1991)

92 min | Drama

9.0
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Jim plans a summer holiday that avoids bridges. Meanwhile, the beautiful Barbara Douglas seems more interested in Michael's past than in his advances, even visiting his mother. To make ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Robert Lindsay, Philip Whitchurch, John Henshaw

Votes: 5

6. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.9
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 110

7. Merlin (2008–2012)
Episode: Arthur's Bane: Part One (2012)

43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.9
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Arthur has been king for three years without incident, but now an expedition north to the land of Ismere, led by Gwaine and Percival, is captured by Morgana and fellow sorcerer Ruadan and ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Molotnikov | Stars: John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Angel Coulby

Votes: 591

8. Doctor Who (2005– )

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

8.8
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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith, David Tennant

Votes: 150,492

9. Black Mirror (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.8
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

Stars: Hannah John-Kamen, Chris Martin Hill, Paul Blackwell, Daniel Kaluuya

Votes: 61,989

10. 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: 115,021

11. G.B.H. (1991 TV Mini-Series)

567 min | Drama

8.8
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Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of these two men cross, things are ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Michael Palin, Dearbhla Molloy, Alan Igbon

Votes: 521

12. Perfect Strangers (2001– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2001)

Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Matthew Macfadyen, Claire Skinner

Votes: 8

13. MI-5 (2002–2011)
Episode: Episode #5.1 (2006)

TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, Thriller

8.8
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Terrorists carry out several devastating attacks on British targets which lead to panic and new extreme legal measures being rushed through Parliament, but is there more to this than meets the eye?

Director: Omar Madha | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker

Votes: 154

14. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: On Approval (1982)

Drama

8.8
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Maria, a wealthy widow, invites her long-time dinner companion Richard to spend a month at her house in Scotland. If she still likes him after a month together, they will marry. Their ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Lindsay Duncan, Penelope Keith, Benjamin Whitrow

Votes: 52

15. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Passover (2007)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Drama, History

8.8
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In the wake of Caesar's death, Mark Antony considers a move north, while Vorenus issues a curse he soon regrets.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 1,001

16. 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: 718

17. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Caesarion (2005)

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

8.7
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Brutus gets a chilly reception from Servilia when he returns home from Greece. In Egypt, Caesar rebukes the advisers of the boy king, Ptolemy XIII, for their presumption in eliminating ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 994

18. A History of Britain (2000–2002)
Episode: Dynasty (2000)

Documentary, History

8.7
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Director: Clare Beavan | Stars: Simon Schama, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 18

19. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Waters of Mars (2009)

TV-PG | 62 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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In a Mars base the inhabitants are being infected by a mysterious water creature which takes over its victims. The Doctor is thrust into the middle of this catastrophe knowing a larger one is waiting around the corner.

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: David Tennant, Lindsay Duncan, Peter O'Brien, Aleksandar Mikic

Votes: 3,291

20. 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: 24,516

21. Traffik (1989 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 315 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan. While he's on trial, his trophy wife, a former Olympic swimmer, discovers steely ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Paterson, Lindsay Duncan, Fritz Müller-Scherz, Jamal Shah

Votes: 1,280

22. Shooting the Past (1999 TV Movie)

182 min | Drama, History

8.6
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A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Timothy Spall, Liam Cunningham, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 969

23. MI-5 (2002–2011)
Episode: Episode #4.10 (2005)

TV-14 | 52 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
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Harry Pearce and the entire team are taken prisoner by a retired ex-agent, Angela Wells, who believes she has evidence that the British security services killed Princess Diana. Her evidence... See full summary »

Director: Julian Simpson | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker

Votes: 126

24. 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: 966

25. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Son of Hades (2007)

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

8.6
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Even though his wife and children are avenged by the Erastes killing, Lucius Vorenus keeps mourning for over a month till Pullo gets Marc Antony who scolds him for Caesar's death and the ... See full summary »

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 910

26. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Testudo et Lepus (The Tortoise and the Hare) (2007)

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

8.6
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Having learned that Vorenus' children are alive, Pullo sets off to find him in Gaul where he is again a serving soldier in Mark Antony's army. He had hoped to arrive before Octavian and ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 888

27. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Triumph (2005)

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

8.6
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The price of Caesar's mercy: Cicero nominates Caesar to an unprecedented ten-year dictatorship and Brutus speaks in support of the motion. With martial authority and Niobe at his side, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 939

28. The Hollow Crown (2012– )

150 min | Drama, History

8.5
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A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts One and Two, and Henry V.

Stars: Anton Lesser, Jimi James, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston

Votes: 3,485

29. Colin's Sandwich (1988–1989)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Struggling writer Colin has the unenviable daytime job of listening to the complaints of the public using British Railways.

Stars: Mel Smith, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson

Votes: 71

30. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Death Mask (2007)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
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Inconsolable at the death of Brutus at Philippi, Servilia makes her final bid to gain the ultimate vengeance against Atia. Meanwhile, Eirene and Gaia have a major falling-out, prompting ... See full summary »

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 851

31. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Heroes of the Republic (2007)

TV-MA | 59 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
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Vorenus and Pullo return to the Collegium in Rome with Vorenus' family, but some of the "changes" that Pullo had warned him about regarding his two daughters Vorena both the Elder and ... See full summary »

Director: Alik Sakharov | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 849

32. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: These Being the Words of Marcus Tullius Cicero (2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
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Lucius Vorenus, the power-hungry "Son of Hades", controls the Aventine but practices a pointless, beastly reign of terror, coming down hard on gang captains for futilities, and nearly ruins... See full summary »

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 873

33. 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: 942

34. Against the Wall (2011– )
Episode: We Have a Cop in Trouble (2011)

43 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Abby and Lina investigate an ex-con who's accusing a few police officers of harassment. Meanwhile, Abby faces her own harassment at work when the I.A. detective covering Richie's case ... See full summary »

Director: John Terlesky | Stars: Rachael Carpani, Kathy Baker, Marisa Ramirez, Brandon Quinn

Votes: 23

35. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983 TV Mini-Series)

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

Votes: 1,036

36. A History of Britain (2000 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 585

37. Perfect Strangers (2001– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2001)

Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Matthew Macfadyen, Claire Skinner

Votes: 7

38. Merlin (2008–2012)
Episode: His Father's Son (2011)

42 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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Arthur faces his first true test as King when he incurs the wrath of the formidable Queen Annis. With the lives of thousands hanging in the balance, Arthur must find the strength to be his ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Pillai | Stars: John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Steven Hartley, Bradley James

Votes: 313

39. 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: 1,163

40. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)
Episode: Job (2012)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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After Saffy berates her for being lazy and useless Eddy decides to impress her by representing her daughter's favourite French film star,screen legend Jeanne Durand and booking the Albert ... See full summary »

Director: Mandie Fletcher | Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 142

41. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Message Sent (1991)

81 min | Drama

8.4
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Thanks to Mr. Weller, Jim finally has something he can use against Michael: his enemy's old school records. But Barbara would like to get her hands on them as well. Tormented by messages ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: David Ross, Jimmy Mulville, Robert Lindsay, Ayesa Toure

Votes: 7

42. The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Episode: Richard II (2012)

149 min | Drama, History

8.4
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Fey,vain and foolish,young Richard initiates his downfall by banishing Henry Bolingbroke and the Earl of Mowbray as a resolution to their feud and then confiscating the lands of his uncle,... See full summary »

Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: David Bradley, Richard Bremmer, Daniel Boyd, Peter De Jersey

Votes: 1,023

43. Traffik (1989– )
Episode: The Courier (1989)

Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Crime

8.4
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Jack returns to England utterly changed by his downbeat experience in Pakistan, with his career and family life in ruins as he is forced to resign his post, as well as struggle to help ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Bill Paterson, Julia Ormond, Linda Bassett, Peter Bourke

Votes: 14

44. You, Me & Them (2013– )
Episode: The Funeral (2013)

32 min | Comedy

8.4
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At the funeral for one of Ed's best friends, Lauren faces challenges and meets them with aplomb. Alan, as usual, is not so successful. Debs and Keith try to rekindle "the spark," while also... See full summary »

Director: Simon Hynd | Stars: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Lindsay Duncan, Daisy Beaumont

Votes: 7

45. The Honourable Woman (2014– )
Episode: The Hollow Wall (2014)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Nessa's rapist Palestinian Al-Zahid arrives in London for a meeting with Monica Chatwin, intercepted by Hayden-Hoyle, who assumes Monica is working with the Palestinians and also tells ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Blick | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Stephen Rea, Doron Davidson, Philip Arditti

Votes: 162

46. 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: 1,056

47. MI-5 (2002–2011)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 11,980

48. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.3
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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 1,025

49. Muck and Brass (1982 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Mel Smith, David Webb, Darien Angadi, James Faulkner

Votes: 27

50. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )
Episode: After Moscow (1983)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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After the failure of the promised Btitish troops at Archangel and the failed assassination of Lenin as well as the assassinations of the Romanoffs, Sidney's hope for political control of ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 25

51. A History of Britain (2000–2002)
Episode: Beginnings (2000)

Documentary, History

8.3
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This is a documentary. As such, it does not have a plot, characters, or characterization; it does have settings and episodic accounts of events presented in a vivid series of vignettes with... See full synopsis »

Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: Simon Schama, George Anton, Lindsay Duncan, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 28

52. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Egeria (2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Drama, History

8.3
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Caesar pursued Pompey to Greece but the tide has turned and it's Caesar who is on the run. He contacts Mark Antony, who he left in charge in Rome, to come and join him with the 13th Legion ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 989

53. Perfect Strangers (2001– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2001)

Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Matthew Macfadyen, Claire Skinner

Votes: 9

54. You, Me & Them (2013– )
Episode: First Encounters (2013)

32 min | Comedy

8.3
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Now that Lauren has moved in with Ed, she invites her family over to meet him and celebrate her mother's birthday. They get an eyeful of Ed, his luxurious house, his nude brother, his ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Hynd | Stars: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Lindsay Duncan, Susie Blake

Votes: 10

55. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Rainy Day Women (1984)

Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A film about the cruelty of war. Charles Dance plays an officer who is sent out to investigate a rumour about German spies during the chaotic days of 1940. At the same time three land girls... See full summary »

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Charles Dance, Cyril Cusack, Suzanne Bertish, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 12

56. You, Me & Them (2013– )
Episode: The Legend of Old McCreadie (2013)

32 min | Comedy

8.3
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Clive and Ed head out for a night of bonding at a snooker tournament, and Keith teaches Charlie about the killer instinct at a bowling alley. A ghost from Lauren's past interrupts the ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Hynd | Stars: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Lindsay Duncan, Daisy Beaumont

Votes: 6

57. The Honourable Woman (2014– )
Episode: The Paring Knife (2014)

62 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Believing that Nessa was killed by an Israeli-backed terrorist group the American government prepares to accept Palestine as a sovereign state and Julia Walsh accuses Palestinian ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Blick | Stars: Stephen Rea, Janet McTeer, Lachele Carl, Eve Best

Votes: 162

58. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy

8.2
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Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield

Votes: 14,332

59. Toast of London (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it

Stars: Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan, Shazad Latif

Votes: 1,836

60. Perfect Strangers (2001 TV Mini-Series)

238 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Matthew Macfadyen, Claire Skinner

Votes: 1,131

61. Travelling Man (1984– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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After finishing a 2 year prison sentence for a bribe he never took Ex detective inspector Alan Lomax wants answers. Lomax has at least one luxury left - a narrowboat. And it's on the canals... See full summary »

Stars: Leigh Lawson, Terence Taplin, Tony Doyle, Sue Robinson

Votes: 47

62. Meet the Ancestors (1998– )

30 min

8.2
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Series which uses archaeology to shed light on history.

Stars: Julian Richards, Richard Neave, Charlotte A. Roberts, Nicholas Rowe

Votes: 21

63. 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.

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

Votes: 1,070

64. Arena (1975– )
Episode: Harold Pinter: A Celebration (2010)

Documentary

8.2
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Directors: Martin Rosenbaum, Ian Rickson | Stars: Stephen Rea, Henry Woolf, Jude Law, Henry Goodman

Votes: 5

65. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Only Here on a Message (1991)

79 min | Drama

8.2
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When Jim becomes a local hero in a tragic accident, Michael has his thugs back off. He's appalled when his political "friends," Lou and Peter, next suggest provoking racial violence in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Dearbhla Molloy, Michael Palin, Paul Oldham, Daniel Street-Brown

Votes: 9

66. A History of Britain (2000–2002)
Episode: Revolutions (2001)

Documentary, History

8.2
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Director: Mike Ibeji | Stars: Simon Schama, Anthony Bate, Lindsay Duncan, David Threlfall

Votes: 13

67. 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: 1,030

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

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

8.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,394

69. The Honourable Woman (2014 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Centers on Nessa Stein, a woman who inherits her father's arms business and finds herself in a international maelstrom when as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.

Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Rea, Lubna Azabal, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 7,282

70. Doctor Who Confidential (2005–2011)

30 min | Documentary

8.1
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Behind the scenes of the making of Doctor Who with the cast, crew and directors.

Stars: Russell T. Davies, David Tennant, Steven Moffat, Phil Collinson

Votes: 471

71. Further Up Pompeii! (1975 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

8.1
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Director: David Croft | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Mark Dignam, Elizabeth Larner, Kerry Gardner

Votes: 27

72. Almost Strangers (2004)

10 min | Drama, Short

8.1
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A short story about four very different people bound by the universal truths of love, attraction, loneliness and loss as their lives overlap during one night in the city.

Director: Sarah Walker | Stars: Layke Anderson, Gil Darnell, Ruth Posner, Carol Hodge

Votes: 23

73. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: The National Anthem (2011)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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Prime Minister Michael Callow faces a shocking dilemma when Princess Susannah, a much-loved member of the Royal Family, is kidnapped.

Director: Otto Bathurst | Stars: Rory Kinnear, Lindsay Duncan, Donald Sumpter, Tom Goodman-Hill

Votes: 6,355

74. The Honourable Woman (2014– )
Episode: The Ribbon Cutter (2014)

62 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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2006:- Anjelica Hayden-Hoyle berates her husband for his cowardly stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict whilst Ephra and Rachel celebrate their daughter's birth. Nessa travels to the ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Blick | Stars: Stephen Rea, Michael Hadley, Gregor Truter, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 161

75. You, Me & Them (2013– )
Episode: Three Dinners (2013)

29 min | Comedy

8.1
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When Lauren's parents invite the couple to dinner, Ed plans a charm offensive. Debs has Tim over to her house, with an ulterior motive. And Alan heads out on a promising date but Lydia tags along, which can only lead to disaster.

Director: Simon Hynd | Stars: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Lindsay Duncan, Nigel Betts

Votes: 8

76. Spy (I) (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Tim is in a custody battle with his ex-wife, when he quits his job. He applies for a job as a civil servant doing data entry, but discovers during the job interview that he has been offered a job as a trainee spy for MI5.

Stars: Darren Boyd, Jude Wright, Robert Lindsay, Rebekah Staton

Votes: 2,884

77. Dead Head (1986 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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4-part drama series. A dark tale about a small-time crook, Eddie Cass, who finds himself threatened by the state's shadowy security agencies.

Stars: Denis Lawson, Lindsay Duncan, George Baker, Simon Callow

Votes: 73

78. The 41st Annual Tony Awards (1987 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Angela Lansbury, George Abbott, Jane Alexander, Mary Alice

Votes: 21

79. A Life More Ordinary (2002)

85 min | Action, Adventure

8.0
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Film following the events of the lively funny and fast moving play, features a young Dundee lad with an American girlfriend Obsessed with films, he sees his life as a series of movie-clips and his imagination takes him on a journey.

Directors: Kimber Cox, Paul Dundee, Anna Newell | Stars: Stephen Samson, Louise Smythe, Peter Airlie, Sandy Jack

Votes: 57

80. Criminal Justice (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2008)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In preparation for his trial Ben's case is given to a hot shot feminist barrister, Alison Slaughter, but the naive youngster is concerned that her only concern in getting him off the murder... See full summary »

Director: Otto Bathurst | Stars: Ben Whishaw, Pete Postlethwaite, Bill Paterson, Con O'Neill

Votes: 31

81. You, Me & Them (2013– )
Episode: Lucky Buddha (2013)

28 min | Comedy

8.0
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Ed's fear of mess and disdain of tasteless décor causes a rift when Lauren tries to incorporate some of her treasured souvenirs into their home. A broken dishwasher thwarts Debs as she tries to unleash her inner artist.

Director: Simon Hynd | Stars: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Lindsay Duncan, Nigel Betts

Votes: 7

82. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: Redemption (1991)

90 min | Comedy

8.0
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After 16 years away Stan Peachey returns to his village. His wife still loves him but his sister wants revenge. What was his crime?

Director: Malcolm McKay | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Malcolm Storry, Lindsay Duncan, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 16

83. White Heat (2012– )
Episode: The Eye of the Needle (2012)

55 min | Drama

8.0
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Sinking more and more into self pity, Jack has become a heroin addict though he refuses to go into rehab so Orla organizes the others into acting as a roster of minders to force him to go ... See full summary »

Director: John Alexander | Stars: William Bliss, MyAnna Buring, Sam Claflin, Paul Copley

Votes: 8

84. Merlin (2008–2012)

45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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The adventures of the legendary sorcerer as a young man.

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

Votes: 56,584

85. Wallander (2008– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark, Sarah Smart

Votes: 7,890

86. Criminal Justice (2008 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband.

Stars: Ben Whishaw, Maxine Peake, Bill Paterson, Alice Sykes

Votes: 1,134

87. Playhouse Presents (2012– )

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Eleven stand-alone dramas.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, Brenda Blethyn, Tom Ellis, Rebecca Front

Votes: 154

88. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997 TV Mini-Series)

314 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A new adaptation of the classic novel by Henry Fielding of the life, loves and adventures of the charming rascal Tom Jones. A foundling child born of a serving wench but allowed to grow up ... See full summary »

Stars: John Sessions, Benjamin Whitrow, Ron Cook, Christopher Fulford

Votes: 638

89. Oliver Twist (1999 TV Mini-Series)

386 min | Drama

7.9
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Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s. Little Oliver Twist, already ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Smith, David Ross, Julie Walters, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 655

90. Jake's Progress (1995 TV Mini-Series)

515 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Robert Lindsay, Julie Walters, Barclay Wright, Dorothy Tutin

Votes: 112

91. Amish: A Secret Life (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Miriam and Dave Lapp are a charming young couple with a brood of adorable children. Dave works in and part owns a construction company. They are also members of the 'Old Order' Amish ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Alleway | Stars: Michael Alan Collette, Lindsay Duncan, David Lapp, Miriam Lapp

Votes: 88

92. One-Upmanship (1976– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Richard Briers, Peter Jones, Frederick Jaeger, Donald Gee

Votes: 11

93. Lost in Austen (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2008)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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The uproar in Pemberley is increased with the announcement of Darcy's engagement to Caroline Bingley. At the same time the news that Lydia has gone off with Bingley causes distress in the ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Zeff | Stars: Jemima Rooper, Elliot Cowan, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Daniel Percival

Votes: 83

94. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: Grown-Ups (1980)

95 min | Drama

7.9
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Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple, move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried sister, Gloria... See full summary »

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Phil Davis, Lesley Manville, Brenda Blethyn, Janine Duvitski

Votes: 322

95. The Honourable Woman (2014– )
Episode: The Killing Call (2014)

62 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Nessa gets an enigmatic phone message - "Is your secret safe?" - prompting her to surmise that the abductors of Kasim are the people who kidnapped her and Atika in Gaza eight years earlier.... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Blick | Stars: Claire-Louise Cordwell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lubna Azabal, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 171

96. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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88 Metascore

Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 402,999 | Gross: $42.34M

97. About Time (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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55 Metascore

At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson

Votes: 205,986 | Gross: $15.29M

98. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An elderly spinster living in the village of St Mary Mead helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Julia McKenzie, Stephen Churchett, Greg Bennett

Votes: 2,766

99. You, Me & Them (2013– )

Comedy

7.8
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Follows the lives of a couple and their families who have a 26 year age gap.

Stars: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Nigel Betts, Daisy Beaumont

Votes: 133

100. Just William (1994–1995)

30 min

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In this remake, William Brown remains the story concentrate of an English boy. No matter what trouble his elders, and -worse- the insufferable 'good girl' Violet Elizabeth Bott who manages ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Rokison, David Horovitch, Polly Adams, Rebecca Johnson

Votes: 24