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1. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

G | 144 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Benny Hill

Votes: 35,772

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.4
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The adventures of an alien Time Lord, known only as the Doctor. A being who can change appearance and personality by regenerating when near death. Who along with his many human companions travel through time and space.

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

Votes: 31,340

3. The Saint (1962–1969)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his white Volvo P1800S.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

Votes: 3,540

4. Oliver! (1968)

G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.5
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After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed

Votes: 30,003 | Gross: $16.80M

5. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the UK.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 18,313

6. Poldark (1975– )

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Clive Francis, Jill Townsend

Votes: 837

7. The Final Conflict (1981)

R | 108 min | Horror

5.6
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The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Sam Neill, Rossano Brazzi, Don Gordon, Lisa Harrow

Votes: 16,042 | Gross: $20.47M

8. Crossroads (1964–1988)

30 min | Drama

3.8
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The four or five times a week adventures of a motel owner, son, daughter and her staff. Drama was never far away from the ringing of the reception bell.

Stars: Noele Gordon, Susan Hanson, Ronald Allen, Paul Henry

Votes: 253

9. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 698

10. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

6.4
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 113

11. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )

50 min | Drama, Romance

8.6
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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Porter, Margaret Tyzack, Nyree Dawn Porter, June Barry

Votes: 808

12. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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: 222

13. Dad's Army (1971)

G | 95 min | Comedy, War

6.9
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The misadventures of a ragtag group of elderly Home Guard local defense volunteers at the onset of WW2.

Director: Norman Cohen | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 2,437

14. The Lady and the Highwayman (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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Swashbuckling tale of romance, betrayal, jealousy, banditry, murder and court intrigue set in the 1660s, during the Restoration to the English throne of King Charles II.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Emma Samms, Oliver Reed, Claire Bloom, Christopher Cazenove

Votes: 995

15. Zeppelin (1971)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.1
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In 1915, frustrated with the German air-raids on London, British Intelligence sends Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas, who has German ancestry, to Germany, to find information about the latest German Zeppelin.

Director: Etienne Périer | Stars: Michael York, Elke Sommer, Peter Carsten, Marius Goring

Votes: 951

16. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Monthly anthology series featuring televised versions of plays.

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

Votes: 81

17. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 146

18. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 45

19. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)

540 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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A six-episode dramatization of Henry VIII's relationships with each of his six wives. Each episode is devoted to one wife, and is a complete play in itself.

Stars: Keith Michell, Anthony Quayle, Patrick Troughton, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 1,079

20. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Stars: Nigel Stock, Peter Cushing, Douglas Wilmer, Peter Madden

Votes: 359

21. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Comedy skits featuring the talents of Mr Dick Emery.

Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, Victor Maddern, Helen Fraser

Votes: 94

22. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2017)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Comedic anthology series.

Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 27

23. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 37

24. From a Bird's Eye View (1970– )

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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The misadventures of a pair of wacky stewardesses.

Stars: Millicent Martin, Pat Finley, Peter Jones, Robert Cawdron

Votes: 16

25. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A classic anthology science fiction series which features adaptations of stories by famous authors including Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Frederik Pohl and John Wyndham.

Stars: John Gabriel, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Erik Chitty, Peter Copley

Votes: 66

26. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Margery Mason

Votes: 22

27. The Silver Sword (1957– )

30 min | Drama

8.8
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WARSAW 1942 On a cold, dark night in Warsaw in 1942, the Balicki children watch in horror as Nazi Storm Troopers arrest their mother. Now they are lone. With the war raging around them, ... See full summary »

Stars: Melvyn Hayes, Pat Pleasance, Ingrid Sylvester, Frazer Hines

Votes: 27

28. Softly Softly (1966–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Softly Softly was a drama series about a West Country police force solving local crime. It was a spin-off from another BBC drama series, Z Cars.

Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 75

29. I Want What I Want (1972)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.3
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A 20-something son of a military officer feels like a woman trapped in a man's body. When he can't hide it anymore he has a fallout with his ladies man father and leaves home. Now what?

Director: John Dexter | Stars: Anne Heywood, Harry Andrews, Jill Bennett, Paul Rogers

Votes: 100

30. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

7.8
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Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

Votes: 40

31. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Brian Haines, John Ronane, Aubrey Richards, Neil Wilson

Votes: 11

32. My Wife Next Door (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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A couple, George and Suzie Basset tries to start a fresh begining after their divorce. They move to the country, but they find out that they have moved into adjoining cottages. 1973 1 episode won a British Academy Tv Award.

Stars: John Alderton, Hannah Gordon, Tim Barrett, Paddy Frost

Votes: 37

33. The Newcomers (1965–1969)

30 min | Drama

7.0
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Ellis Cooper, wife Vivienne, grandmother and their three children are relocated from London to a rural town Angleton by his employer. Helping them adjust to country living are the Harkers whose father also works for Eden Brothers.

Stars: Gladys Henson, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Gerald Cross, Michael Collins

Votes: 23

34. The Flaxton Boys (1969–1973)

30 min | Family, Adventure, Mystery

7.9
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Four generations of boys have various adventures at Flaxton Hall in Yorkshire, beginning with Jonathon and his friend Archie in 1854.

Stars: Gerry Cowan, Victor Winding, Richard Gale, David Smith

Votes: 36

35. Treasure Island (1977– )

190 min | Adventure

6.7
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In 1765, a young English boy named Jim Hawkins becomes involved with buccaneers during his quest to find pirate Captain Flint's treasure buried on a secret island.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Ashley Knight, Anthony Bate, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 24

36. Quiller (1975– )

50 min | Drama

6.9
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The exploits of British Agent Quiller as he carries out his various assignments for the secret agency known only as "The Bureau".

Stars: Michael Jayston, Moray Watson, Sinéad Cusack, Prunella Gee

Votes: 16

37. No Trees in the Street (1959)

96 min | Drama

6.3
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Surrounded by new 1950s East End high-rise flats, a London detective thinks back to how different things were in the late 1930s. Then it was an area of overcrowded tenements teeming with ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Sylvia Syms, Herbert Lom, Ronald Howard, Stanley Holloway

Votes: 81

38. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, Barbara Couper, John DeVaut

Votes: 10

39. Shades of Greene (1975– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Denholm Elliott, Shane Briant, Neville Phillips, Ian Hendry

Votes: 17

40. The Protectors (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Ex-insurance investigator Ian Souter sets up his own security agency - the SIS (Specialists in Security) - along with ex-cop Robert Shoesmith & secretary Heather Keys - and fight crime.

Stars: Andrew Faulds, Ann Morrish, Michael Atkinson, Barry Linehan

Votes: 6

41. The Stick Up (1977)

101 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.5
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Director: Jeffrey Bloom | Stars: David Soul, Pamela McMyler, Johnnie Wade, Michael Balfour

Votes: 13

42. Harry Worth (1966–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Harry Worth, Mary Jordan, Norman Bird, Dudley Foster

Votes: 8

43. Counterstrike (1969– )

50 min | Sci-Fi

7.8
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Simon King, an alien agent from the Inter Galactic Council, is sent to Earth on a mission to stop unscrupulous refugees from a dying planet from wiping out Mankind and taking over the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Finch, Sarah Brackett, Katie Fitzroy, Fraser Kerr

Votes: 12

44. Victorian Scandals (1976)

55 min | Drama, History

7.4
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Dramatized versions of true stories that shocked mainstream Victorian society.

Stars: Ronald Adam, Ann Aris, Renée Asherson, Gillian Bailey

Votes: 5

45. Maggie and Her (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Stars: Julia McKenzie, Irene Handl, Carol Gillies, Peter Hale

Votes: 10

46. The First Lady (1968–1969)

50 min | Drama

7.7
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Stories of a local councillor and her various projects

Stars: Thora Hird, Henry Knowles, Robert Keegan, James Grout

Votes: 7

47. The Flying Swan (1965– )

45 min | Drama

7.4
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This partially lost sequel to "The Royalty" (1957) follows day to day happenings in one particular hotel.

Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Julia Lockwood, Molly Urquhart, Hugh McDermott

Votes: 8

48. Fire Crackers (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Alfred Marks, Joe Baker, Sydney Bromley, Ronnie Brody

49. The Railway Children (1957– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Jean Anderson, Cavan Kendall, Sandra Michaels, Anneke Wills

50. The Darwin Adventure (1972)

PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Director: Jack Couffer | Stars: Nicholas Clay, Susan Macready, Ian Richardson, Christopher Martin

Votes: 35



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