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1. The Singing Detective (2003)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

5.6
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45 Metascore

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 7,547 | Gross: $0.34M

2. The Greatest (1998– )
Episode: 100 Greatest TV Characters (2001)

Documentary, Music

6.5
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A two-part TV special which counts down Britain's favourite television characters, as voted for by the British public.

Stars: Ardal O'Hanlon, Dan Castellaneta, Roy Clarke, Paul Daniels

Votes: 95

3. Dark City (1998)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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66 Metascore

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Votes: 170,921 | Gross: $14.38M

4. The Greatest (1998– )

60 min | Documentary, Music

6.3
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Stars: Kevin Bacon, Mark McGrath, Michael Fishman, Gene Simmons

Votes: 19

5. Close Up (1998–2000)

50 min | Documentary

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Stars: Manic Street Preachers, Dennis Potter, Neil Pearson, Kenith Trodd

6. Close Up (1998–2000)
Episode: Dennis Potter: Under the Skin (1998)

50 min | Documentary

7.9
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Documentary details the life and career of writer Dennis Potter.

Director: Julian Birkett | Stars: Dennis Potter, Kenith Trodd, Jon Amiel, Renny Rye

Votes: 21

7. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.7
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An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

Votes: 53,751 | Gross: $28.93M

8. Cold Lazarus (1996– )

300 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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Dr. Emma Porlock and her colleagues, attempting to unlock the secrets of human memory for the Masdon drug empire, get a cryogenically stored 400-year-old human head to project its memories ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Ciarán Hinds, Frances de la Tour, Grant Masters

Votes: 570

9. Karaoke (1996– )

63 min | Drama

8.3
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 458

10. Cold Lazarus (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1996)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.5
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Grant Masters, Ciarán Hinds, Ganiat Kasumu

Votes: 6

11. Cold Lazarus (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1996)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.5
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Professor Porlock and her team must decide whether to take Siltz's offer to finance her research; meanwhile Fyodor has killed Andrew Milton.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Joe Roberts, Frances de la Tour, Ganiat Kasumu

Votes: 6

12. Cold Lazarus (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1996)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.5
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Leon Greene, Henry Goodman, Frances de la Tour

Votes: 6

13. Cold Lazarus (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1996)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.7
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Ciarán Hinds, Rupert Penry-Jones, Diane Ladd

Votes: 7

14. Karaoke (1996– )
Episode: Friday (1996)

Drama

7.5
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Liz Smith, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 6

15. Karaoke (1996– )
Episode: Thursday (1996)

Drama

8.5
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Kate O'Toole, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 6

16. Karaoke (1996– )
Episode: Tuesday (1996)

Drama

6.7
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Hywel Bennett, Niven Boyd, Saffron Burrows

Votes: 10

17. Karaoke (1996– )
Episode: Wednesday (1996)

Drama

7.4
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Liz Smith, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 8

18. Mesmer (1994)

Not Rated | 107 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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A biography of the eighteenth century Viennese physician, Franz Anton Mesmer, who used unorthodox healing practices based on his theory of "animal magnetism."

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Donal Donnelly, David Burke, Peter Dvorsky, Alan Rickman

Votes: 864

19. Visions of Heaven and Hell (1994 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

8.9
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Dennis Potter, Esther Dyson, William Gibson and other techno-thinkers appeared in this award-winning three-part documentary series which examined social changes brought about by new ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Harrison, Leanne Klein | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Dennis Potter

Votes: 24

20. An Interview with Dennis Potter (1994 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

8.8
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Director: Tom Poole | Stars: Dennis Potter, Melvyn Bragg, Judy Daish

Votes: 87

21. Performance (1992– )
Episode: Message for Posterity (1994)

97 min | Drama

8.1
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Cast member Bruce Alexander recalled: "'Message for Posterity' was remade as a tribute to [Dennis Potter] just after his death the original recording of the early 60's having been lost by ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Patrick Godfrey, Nicholas Selby, Annette Crosbie, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 24

22. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Midnight Movie (1994)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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American producer James Boyce and his airhead wife Amber rent an English country mansion where the British horror flick "Smoke Rings" was filmed twenty years previous. Amber's mother was ... See full summary »

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Jim Carter, Louise Germaine, Brian Dennehy, Colin Salmon

Votes: 54

23. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )

360 min | Drama, Musical, War

8.2
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During the Suez Crisis of 1956, two young clerks at the stuffy Foreign Office in Whitehall display little interest in the decline of the British Empire. To their eyes, it can hardly compete... See full summary »

Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 1,162

24. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

Drama, Musical, War

8.0
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A group of British military officers and men toil away at Whitehall in the mid-1950s compiling data to be used for a battle plan to counter the Soviet Union. The enlisteds are mostly bored ... See full summary »

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 21

25. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1993)

Drama, Musical, War

8.0
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Private Francis gets into trouble when corporal Berry accidentally overhears Francis complaining to Hopper about how the corporal mistreats his wife. Further humiliation follows for Francis... See full summary »

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 19

26. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1993)

Drama, Musical, War

7.8
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Hopper worries the Suez crisis will extend his stay in the army. This time it's the officers who are late to return from lunch, when a call comes though on the scrambler phone. Hopper falls... See full summary »

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 18

27. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1993)

Drama, Musical, War

7.7
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Francis goes on a sneak date with Sylvia while Harold lurks nearby. Colonel Bernwood begins to break down mentally as his worries about the Suez Crisis overwhelm him.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 18

28. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1993)

Drama, Musical, War

7.6
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Harold's obsession spirals out of control with dramatic consequences for all involved. Hopper desperately tries to find a common interest with Lisa.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 18

29. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1993)

Drama, Musical, War

7.6
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Everything gets mixed up for Francis, Hopper, Sylvia and Lisa while Britain prepares for war with Egypt.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Giles Thomas, Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine, Douglas Henshall

Votes: 21

30. Clive Anderson Talks Back (1989–1996)
Episode: Episode #7.8 (1993)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dennis Potter

31. Performance (1992– )

Drama

6.3
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Stars: Ian Holm, Ronald Pickup, Jane Horrocks, Hugh Grant

Votes: 47

32. Secret Friends (1991)

97 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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During a train ride, an anxiety attack leads middle-aged illustrator John into an identity crisis. As his marital problems merge and blur into his fantasy life with prostitutes and call ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Potter | Stars: Alan Bates, Gina Bellman, Frances Barber, Tony Doyle

Votes: 64

33. Follow the Yellow Brick Road (1991)

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An actor who appears in TV commercials begins to lose his grip on reality.

Director: Nick Hornby | Stars: Andrée Bernard, Francis Gilson, Jailyn Osborne, David Quilter

34. Blackeyes (1989– )

196 min | Drama

7.3
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Blackeyes is an attempt to explore "what does go on between men and women in their heads, to show the possibilities of the ways that they see each other." Complex and multi-layered, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Gough, Carol Royle, Nigel Planer, Gina Bellman

Votes: 148

35. Clive Anderson Talks Back (1989–1996)

40 min | Talk-Show

7.2
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Conversation with celebrity guests.

Stars: Clive Anderson, Peter Cook, Gore Vidal, Paul Merton

Votes: 44

36. Blackeyes (1989– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1989)

Drama

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Director: Dennis Potter | Stars: Michael Gough, Carol Royle, Nigel Planer, Gina Bellman

37. Blackeyes (1989– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1989)

Drama

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Director: Dennis Potter | Stars: Michael Gough, Carol Royle, Nigel Planer, Gina Bellman

38. Blackeyes (1989– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1989)

Drama

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Director: Dennis Potter | Stars: Michael Gough, Carol Royle, Nigel Planer, Gina Bellman

39. Blackeyes (1989– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1989)

Drama

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Director: Dennis Potter | Stars: Michael Gough, Carol Royle, Nigel Planer, Gina Bellman

40. The Media Show (1987–1991)
Episode: Episode #4.11 (1989)

Documentary

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Director: Denman Rooke | Stars: Muriel Gray, Tony Blair, John Byrne, Stuart Cosgrove

41. Heart of the Matter (1979– )
Episode: Episode dated 5 November 1989 (1989)

Documentary

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Star: Dennis Potter

42. Track 29 (1988)

R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside café, she encounters a ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Theresa Russell, Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd, Colleen Camp

Votes: 1,616 | Gross: $0.43M

43. 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: 125

44. Christabel (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1988)

Biography, Drama

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Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Stephen Dillane, Geoffrey Palmer, Ann Bell

45. Christabel (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1988)

Biography, Drama

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Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Stephen Dillane, Geoffrey Palmer, Ann Bell

46. Christabel (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1988)

Biography, Drama

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Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Stephen Dillane, Nigel Le Vaillant, Suzan Crowley

47. Christabel (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1988)

Biography, Drama

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Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Stephen Dillane, Simon Adams, Eric Allan

48. Brimstone and Treacle (1987 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

7.7
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The Bates sadly care for their severely disabled daughter Pattie. Martin arrives at their door claiming to be her college friend. He charms them into accepting him as a lodger and carer for Pattie. But Martin is not all he seems.

Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Michael Kitchen, Patricia Lawrence, Michelle Newell

Votes: 226

49. The Media Show (1987–1991)

60 min | Documentary

5.5
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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

Votes: 12

50. Arena (1975– )
Episode: Dennis Potter (1987)

61 min | Documentary

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Alan Yentob interviews TV dramatist Dennis Potter about his work through the years.

Stars: Dennis Potter, Alan Yentob