Highest Rated Titles With Bill Weston


1. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: Things Aren't Simple Any More (2000)

40 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Margeret finds it hard to cope after the death of Victor, but what will she do when she is face to face with his killer?

Director: Christine Gernon | Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Jonathan Cecil, Hannah Gordon

Votes: 89

2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 966,266 | Gross: $460.94M

3. Boys from the Blackstuff (1982– )

50 min | Drama

8.7
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Five unemployed men would do anything just to have a job in Thatchers era Britain.

Stars: Michael Angelis, Bernard Hill, Alan Igbon, Peter Kerrigan

Votes: 838

4. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Drama, War

8.6
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90 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Votes: 937,832 | Gross: $216.12M

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: 26,117

6. The Public Benefits (2011)

13 min | Short

8.6
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Adam Smith is a budding playwright who sees the local dole office as a darkly surreal place, a hotbed of fear and paranoia. And when a Customer Service Advisor is attacked by a disgruntled claimant, reality cracks and pandemonium reigns.

Director: Cassius Matthias | Stars: Lorna Gayle, Luke Harris, Gordon Case, Anton Saunders

Votes: 8

7. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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85 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 696,886 | Gross: $242.37M

8. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

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

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

Votes: 27,923

9. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The ABC Murders (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.5
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Poirot receives taunting letters from a serial killer who appears to choose his victims and crime scenes alphabetically.

Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Donald Sumpter

Votes: 1,098

10. Aliens (1986)

R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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87 Metascore

The moon from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Votes: 514,413 | Gross: $85.20M

11. Red Dwarf (1988– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.4
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

Votes: 26,654

12. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

Votes: 7,546

13. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: Love and Death (1990)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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The Meldrews are on holiday, staying with old friends Vince and April in their boarding house. A set of coincidences leave each member of the couple thinking they have been unfaithful.

Directors: Sydney Lotterby, Susan Belbin | Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Myrtle Devenish, Georgina Hale

Votes: 68

14. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: One Foot in the Algarve (1993)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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The Meldrews and Mrs. Warboys embark upon a hellish holiday to Portugal. After an entanglement with the police, they finally arrive at their unpleasant villa.

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

Votes: 115

15. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,036,057 | Gross: $205.34M

16. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Votes: 453,665 | Gross: $56.72M

17. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 1,647

18. Paul Merton: The Series (1991–1993)

25 min | Comedy

8.3
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Stars: Paul Merton, John Irwin, Robert Harley, Neil Mullarkey

Votes: 77

19. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: A Sidecar Named Desire (1997)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.3
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Barry is angry with Wesley for ruining his car. Howard drills a hole into Normans wall. Compo makes a deal with Auntie Wainwright for a motorcycle and side car to give Nora Batty a ride. ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde, Jean Alexander

Votes: 15

20. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Gingerbread (1993)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The murder of his father sets young Simon Barrow on a nightmare journey, and his dying words on Simon's answer-phone throw the police on a trail of confusion.

Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, Iain Anders

Votes: 22

21. Blake's 7 (1978–1981)
Episode: Space Fall (1978)

52 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Blake takes the prison transport ship "London" under siege with help from Kerr Avon and Jenna Stannis. But when the siege fails, Blake, Jenna and Avon are sent to investigate a abandoned ... See full summary »

Director: Pennant Roberts | Stars: Gareth Thomas, Sally Knyvette, Paul Darrow, Michael Keating

Votes: 110

22. Red Dwarf (1988– )
Episode: Terrorform (1992)

TV-14 | 28 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Lister, Kryten, Cat and Holly head for a artificial moon, where Rimmer has been kidnapped, only to find the artificial moon is Rimmer's mind.

Director: Juliet May | Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Hattie Hayridge

Votes: 304

23. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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87 Metascore

Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Votes: 581,571 | Gross: $380.96M

24. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

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

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

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

Votes: 6,912

25. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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84 Metascore

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Votes: 117,306 | Gross: $25.01M

26. Way Upstream (1987 TV Movie)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

8.1
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Two couples who go on a boating holiday together, and run into some strange people and events.

Director: Terry Johnson | Stars: Nick Dunning, Joanne Pearce, Barrie Rutter, Marion Bailey

Votes: 36

27. The One Game (1988– )

50 min | Thriller

8.1
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Nick Thorne, a successful businessman whose company markets games, is pulled by his former partner Magnus into a game which appears far too real - The One Game.

Stars: Patrick Malahide, Stephen Dillane, Pippa Haywood, Kate McKenzie

Votes: 120

28. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1999)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1994)

29 min | Comedy

8.1
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Tim goes to a school reunion, one-off character "Mr. Got Out of the Wrong Side of the Bed This Morning" has a day full of mishaps, and Kevin and Perry try to organize a party.

Director: John Stroud | Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Paul Whitehouse, David Barber

Votes: 8

29. Boys from the Blackstuff (1982– )
Episode: George's Last Ride (1982)

68 min | Drama

8.1
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Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Peter Kerrigan, Michael Angelis, Bernard Hill, Alan Igbon

Votes: 23

30. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 157,645 | Gross: $9.93M

31. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 16,141

32. Blake's 7 (1978–1981)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.

Stars: Michael Keating, Paul Darrow, Peter Tuddenham, Jan Chappell

Votes: 2,513

33. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

8.0
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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

Votes: 819

34. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Last Romantics (1992)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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A semi-fictionalized account of the life of writer F.R. Leavis, his mentor Arthur Quiller Couch, and Leavis's own students at Cambridge University.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Ian Holm, Leo McKern, Sara Kestelman, Alan Cumming

Votes: 31

35. Shoestring (1979–1980)
Episode: Utmost Good Faith (1980)

Drama

8.0
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After her debt-ridden husband Tim has killed himself Mary Reynolds asks Eddie's help in discovering why her credit facilities have been stopped when the debt concerned was twelve years ... See full summary »

Director: Marek Kanievska | Stars: Trevor Eve, Michael Medwin, Doran Godwin, Liz Crowther

Votes: 5

36. Children of Men (2006)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

Votes: 378,791 | Gross: $35.29M

37. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 2,098

38. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 4,019

39. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)

45 min | Comedy

7.9
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Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

Votes: 1,883

40. The Goodies (1970–1982)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Corbet Woodall

Votes: 894

41. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)
Episode: Armed and Extremely Dangerous (1985)

94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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New York Police Lieutenant James Dempsey kills his corrupt partner Joey and has to lay low until the case can be further investigated. His superior O'Grady sends Dempsey to London, England ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Ralph Michael

Votes: 48

42. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1999)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1997)

Comedy

7.9
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Tory Boy holds a family meeting, the Slobs win the lottery, and Jürgen joins a tour party.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Paul Whitehouse, Lavinia Bertram

Votes: 9

43. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1999)
Episode: Episode #2.3 (1997)

Comedy

7.9
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The Slobs begin to live the high life, and Tory Boy gives a conference speech.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Paul Whitehouse, Lynsey Baxter

Votes: 8

44. Boys from the Blackstuff (1982– )
Episode: Jobs for the Boys (1982)

54 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Michael Angelis, Alan Igbon, Bernard Hill, Peter Kerrigan

Votes: 36

45. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: Low Profile (1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Looking for sunken treasure, the Deep Gold diving expedition makes the mistake of trying to scam crooked property developer B. J. Farrell into financing their supposed finds and end up ... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Beryl Reid, Benjamin Whitrow

Votes: 9

46. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The Dream (1989)

TV-14 | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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A famous pie manufacturer tells Poirot that he has dreamt of his own suicide, then dies under the same circumstances he dreamt about the very next day.

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 646

47. The Goodies (1970–1982)
Episode: The Race (1974)

Comedy

7.9
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The boys enter a car race.

Director: Jim Franklin | Stars: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Bill Weston

Votes: 15

48. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Dead Man's Mirror (1993)

TV-14 | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.8
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An obnoxious man who outbid Poirot at an auction for an antique mirror is murdered after seeking Poirot's assistance to look into the dealings of his business associate.

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Iain Cuthbertson

Votes: 512

49. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1999)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1994)

28 min | Comedy

7.8
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Waynetta tries in vain to arouse Wayne, Stan and Pam are flashing their cash in Spain, Lee and Lance are working in a butchers, Kevin won't go to bed, Tim gets engaged to a royal, and Alf ... See full summary »

Director: John Stroud | Stars: Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kathy Burke, Mark Arden

Votes: 8

50. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1989)

TV-PG | 28 min | Comedy

7.8
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Highlights include a puppy who has had a hard life: the conversational pull of the Book of Genesis versus that of girlfriends' breasts; and a retirement home resident who, at 94, decides he... See full summary »

Director: Roger Ordish | Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton

Votes: 84

51. Titanic (1997)

PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

Votes: 834,458 | Gross: $658.67M

52. The Long Good Friday (1980)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his ... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Paul Freeman, Leo Dolan

Votes: 14,814

53. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Hostile Witness (1990)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A by-election is taking place in Glasgow and one of the candidates represents the Referendum for the Return of Capital Punishment party. When the candidate and her agent are murdered, Taggart is pressed for a quick solution to the crime.

Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Neil McKinven, Robert McIntosh

Votes: 27

54. Boys from the Blackstuff (1982– )
Episode: Moonlighter (1982)

58 min | Drama

7.7
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Dixie takes a night shift job down at the local docks and is drawn into something he never imagined.

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Tom Georgeson, Eileen O'Brien, Gary Bleasdale, David Fleeshman

Votes: 29

55. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Prague Sun (1992)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Lovejoy's search for diamonds stolen from a priceless religious object takes him and Eric to Prague where dark forces are plotting against them.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

Votes: 31

56. Batman (1989)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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69 Metascore

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

Votes: 280,457 | Gross: $251.19M

57. The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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A skit based show with Benny Hill, often containing smutty humour.

Stars: Benny Hill, Henry McGee, Jackie Wright, Bob Todd

Votes: 3,291

58. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1999)

40 min | Comedy

7.6
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BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.

Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Paul Whitehouse, Louisa Rix

Votes: 1,476

59. Blade on the Feather (1980 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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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: 164

60. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1999)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (1997)

Comedy

7.6
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A man can't help putting his foot in it with his gay son, Kevin gets caught in a web of lies, and we meet the talking corpse in the coffin Mister Dead.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Paul Whitehouse, Lavinia Bertram

Votes: 8

61. Boys from the Blackstuff (1982– )
Episode: Shop Thy Neighbour (1982)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Michael Angelis, Julie Walters, Jean Boht, David Fleeshman

Votes: 28

62. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: Sins of the Fathers (1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Piggish German actor Henry Hoffman antagonizes everybody on set whilst making a film about Jersey's occupation by the Nazis, a fact which adds to local hostility and to the list of suspects... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Warren Clarke, Sean Arnold

Votes: 14

63. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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James Dempsey was a tough New York cop who got himself into a lot of trouble by killing his partner during a corruption investigation. With things too hot for him in New York, Dempsey was ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Tony Osoba

Votes: 1,069

64. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams

Votes: 2,485 | Gross: $0.69M

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

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

7.5
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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: 267

66. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 41,853 | Gross: $50.80M

67. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 185

68. The Tomorrow People (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Sci-Fi

7.4
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The Tomorrow People are the next stage of human evolution. They can teleport, communicate by telepathy, heal with the power of thought and they are unable to kill or harm any living ... See full summary »

Stars: Kristian Schmid, Christian Tessier, Naomie Harris, Jeff Harding

Votes: 277

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: 194

70. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: A Man of Sorrows (1988)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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When a secret operation Crozier is conducting with Scotland Yard goes wrong and a drugs courier is murdered, Jim is sent to London to work with melancholy Sergeant Alan Hallowes, though he ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: John Nettles, Jack Galloway, Sean Arnold, George Baker

Votes: 14

71. The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)
Episode: The Dalton Abbott Railway Choir (1973)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.4
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Highlights include: Benny accompanying Lee Gibson on a sultry rendition of "Mad About You"; investigative reporter Mervyn Cruddy is grilled in "Confrontation"; a recurring series of poetry ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Frazer-Jones | Stars: Benny Hill, Henry McGee, Bob Todd, Lee Gibson

Votes: 24

72. The Goodies (1970–1982)
Episode: The Stone Age (1973)

Comedy

7.4
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The goodies fall through a hole in their floor and find a T-Rex below.

Director: Jim Franklin | Stars: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Bill Weston

Votes: 13

73. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Votes: 131,810 | Gross: $134.22M

74. Taggart (1983–2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 897

75. Henry VIII (2003 TV Movie)

193 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Two-part TV series documenting the stormy 38-year reign of King Henry VIII.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Joss Ackland, Sid Mitchell, Charles Dance

Votes: 1,884

76. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 153

77. Doomwatch (1970–1972)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

7.3
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Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for ... See full summary »

Stars: John Paul, Joby Blanshard, Simon Oates, Vivien Sherrard

Votes: 91

78. TECX (1990– )

50 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Stars: Rob Spendlove, Urbano Barberini, Ulrike Schwarz, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 18

79. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: Choose a Bright Morning (1988)

Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Calum returns from Ireland and is thrilled to hear that Deirdre will be spending a week in Darrowby; unfortunately, the week doesn't quite go as planned. Siegfried treats a horse after it ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 16

80. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: The Memory Man (1987)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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After a man is found wandering Jersey nude and suffering from memory loss, Susan's eccentric aunt, yachtswoman Belle is asked to make a no questions asked trip to France but refuses. Jim ... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Jeremy Clyde, Judy Cornwell

Votes: 13

81. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Adventure

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 400,691 | Gross: $133.23M

82. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 51,891 | Gross: $8.40M

83. Harry Brown (2009)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

Director: Daniel Barber | Stars: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley, Charlie Creed-Miles

Votes: 76,047 | Gross: $1.82M

84. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 9,689 | Gross: $1.31M

85. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.1
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James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Votes: 79,489 | Gross: $46.80M

86. Moonbase 3 (1973– )

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The adventures of David Caulder and his crew stationed on Moonbase 3 on the moon's surface. In the 21st century, representatives of many of the world's governments live in bases on the moon... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Houston, Ralph Bates, Fiona Gaunt, Barry Lowe

Votes: 96

87. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

7.0
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An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Votes: 80,317 | Gross: $14.56M

88. 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: 1,927

89. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Confession (1996)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.0
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A man suspected in a series of murders is questioned by a hard case detective.

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Eddie Izzard, Ciarán Hinds, Alun Armstrong, John Benfield

Votes: 179

90. The Benny Hill Show (1969–1989)
Episode: Great Mysteries with Orson Buggy (1975)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.0
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Benny starts off with another "Host of All-Time Favourites" including a parody of 'Pan's People,' then sings about the "Rose of El Paso"; Thames TV director Fred Scuttle introduces a sketch... See full summary »

Director: Mark Stuart | Stars: Benny Hill, Henry McGee, Bob Todd, Diana Darvey

Votes: 21

91. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: The Seven Steptoerai (1974)

Comedy

7.0
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Local gangster Frankie Barrow is running a protection racket and demands money from the Steptoes. Harold believes they need someone to defend them like in that film 'The Seven'... 'The ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Argent | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell, Henry Woolf, Bill Weston

Votes: 29

92. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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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.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Votes: 150,389 | Gross: $165.50M

93. Enemy Mine (1985)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus

Votes: 35,340 | Gross: $4.27M

94. You Only Live Twice (1967)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.9
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Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tamba

Votes: 78,462 | Gross: $43.10M

95. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 14,818

96. Saving Grace (2000)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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62 Metascore

A small-town English widow, facing financial troubles after her husband's suicide, turns to agriculture of an illegal kind.

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, Martin Clunes, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 15,756 | Gross: $12.12M

97. My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success and hope, when they open up a glamorous laundromat.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Richard Graham

Votes: 11,008

98. The Bourne Identity (1988– )

Unrated | 185 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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A 1988 television adaptation of Robert Ludlum's thriller. An injured, unconscious man (Richard Chamberlain) washes ashore in a small French town. As he recovers, it becomes quite clear, someone is trying to kill him. Jaclyn Smith co-stars.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Jaclyn Smith, Anthony Quayle, Donald Moffat

Votes: 3,444

99. El C.I.D. (1990–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: John Bird, Simón Andreu, Tony Haygarth, Donald Churchill

Votes: 34

100. Christabel (1988– )

149 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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An English girl marries a German lawyer in the 1930s and they try to live as normal a life as they can in Hitler's Germany. When Allied bombs start falling on German cities, Christabel ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Stephen Dillane, Nigel Le Vaillant, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 121