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1. Legend (I) (2015)

R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s.

Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, Paul Anderson

Votes: 127,027 | Gross: $1.87M

2. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.0
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Pam St. Clement, Wendy Richard

Votes: 6,642

3. From Hell (2001)

R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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54 Metascore

In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 135,419 | Gross: $31.60M

4. Ripper Street (2012– )

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.

Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, MyAnna Buring, Jerome Flynn

Votes: 16,865

5. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Jeff Stewart, Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse

Votes: 2,304

6. Whitechapel (2009–2013)

180 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.

Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Phil Davis, Steve Pemberton, Sam Stockman

Votes: 9,276

7. The Take (2009)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.

Stars: Shaun Evans, Tom Hardy, Charlotte Riley, Kierston Wareing

Votes: 6,149

8. Spider (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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83 Metascore

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 32,741 | Gross: $1.64M

9. To Sir, with Love (1967)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.

Director: James Clavell | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts, Suzy Kendall

Votes: 13,521 | Gross: $42.43M

10. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Mr Gary Sparrow is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary life. By day, a very bored and uninspired TV repairman but by night, an accidental time traveler.

Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Victor McGuire, Christopher Ettridge, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 1,861

11. Ashes to Ashes (2008–2010)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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DCI Gene Hunt swaps the Ford Cortina for an Audi Quattro and joins the London Metropolitan Police to deal with the 'Southern Nancy' criminal scum.

Stars: Philip Glenister, Keeley Hawes, Dean Andrews, Marshall Lancaster

Votes: 7,491

12. Hysteria (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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53 Metascore

The truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science.

Director: Tanya Wexler | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones

Votes: 28,065 | Gross: $1.80M

13. Pusher (I) (2012)

R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller

5.5
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52 Metascore

In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing.

Director: Luis Prieto | Stars: Richard Coyle, Bronson Webb, Agyness Deyn, Zlatko Buric

Votes: 4,218

14. Spare the Rod (1961)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

6.5
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It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Max Bygraves, Donald Pleasence, Geoffrey Keen, Betty McDowall

Votes: 135

15. Jack the Ripper (1988)

TV-PG | 190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

Votes: 3,795

16. Night and the City (1950)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 9,839 | Gross: $3.60M

17. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors play multiple roles, giving the film a stagy tone.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 6,723

18. Meantime (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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69 Metascore

When one brother gets a job from their wealthy aunt, the other becomes increasingly jealous.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Marion Bailey, Tim Roth, Phil Daniels, Pam Ferris

Votes: 2,657

19. Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

Unrated | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Anne Lambton

Votes: 3,021 | Gross: $0.34M

20. Lock, Stock... (2000– )

60 min | Drama, Comedy

7.5
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A man has a lot of money to spend and decides to spend it on a strip club.

Stars: Ralph Brown, Daniel Caltagirone, Scott Maslen, Shaun Parkes

Votes: 967

21. The Runaway (2010–2011)

Crime

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Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are brought up together in the East End. As the daughter of a prostitute, Madge, Cathy's life is difficult, especially when everyone assumes that she will ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Allen, Burn Gorman, Noah Hedges, Jack O'Connell

Votes: 742

22. Bramwell (1995– )

54 min | Drama

8.1
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In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ... See full summary »

Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Ruth Sheen, David Calder, Kevin McMonagle

Votes: 551

23. My Brother the Devil (2012)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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71 Metascore

Two teenage brothers must face their own prejudices head on if they are to survive the perils of being British Arabs growing up on the streets of gangland London.

Director: Sally El Hosaini | Stars: James Floyd, Elarica Johnson, Fady Elsayed, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 2,786 | Gross: $0.01M

24. McCallum (1995–1998)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

7.8
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From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories.

Stars: Gerard Murphy, James Saxon, Richard O'Callaghan, Alex Walkinshaw

Votes: 303

25. Seven Up! (1964 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to reinterview them at seven-year ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Douglas Keay, Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield

Votes: 2,914

26. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Joe Robinson

Votes: 686

27. Hue and Cry (1947)

82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler, Vida Hope

Votes: 1,098

28. All Night Long (1962)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

7.1
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The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris

Votes: 771

29. Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (1993 TV Short)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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The Rani hatches a scheme to trap the incarnations of the Doctor and his various companions in a 20-year time loop in Albert Square.

Director: Stuart McDonald | Stars: Sophie Aldred, Tom Baker, Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant

Votes: 334

30. Prospects (1986– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Prospects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Olsen, Brian Bovell, Peter Lovstrom, Chrissie Cotterill

Votes: 127

31. Honest (2000)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

4.0
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The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.

Director: David A. Stewart | Stars: Nicole Appleton, Natalie Appleton, Melanie Blatt, Derek Deadman

Votes: 550

32. The Ripper (1997 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Thriller

5.8
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In 1888, in London, a prostitute is slaughtered on the street. The Scotland Yard Chief Inspector Jim Hansen is in charge of the investigation and realizes that the killer is a person with ... See full summary »

Director: Janet Meyers | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Gabrielle Anwar, Samuel West, Michael York

Votes: 524

33. Tank Malling (1989)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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Malling is an investigative reporter, set to expose the corrupt public figures behind the Moral Revival Campaign.

Director: James Marcus | Stars: Ray Winstone, Amanda Donohoe, Glen Murphy, Jason Connery

Votes: 81

34. Guardians (II) (2017)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Two highly unqualified men are thrown together as Live-in Guardians of a 200 year old house. What at first seems like a easy job is soon shown to be anything but, when the house comes under attack from unseen forces.

Director: Mark A.C. Brown | Stars: Matt Prendergast, David Whitney, Hattie Hayridge, Arin Alldridge

Votes: 26

35. Victorian Slum House (2016– )

59 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

7.7
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A group of 15 volunteers aged between 10 and 59 are transported back to Victorian London as they spend three weeks living and working in a recreation of the notorious Old Nichol slum in Bethnal Green in London's East End.

Star: Michael Mosley

Votes: 98

36. Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Story (2011– )

90 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Taking you back to 1888, this extraordinary two-part special goes back to basics, dispelling the myths and misconceptions that have surrounded this case for so long. Reconstructing in 3D ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Begg, John Bennett, Dianne Learmouth, Caroline Waite

Votes: 46

37. Mojo (1997)

90 min | Drama

5.6
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The sexual rivalries over a new, potentially great rock'n'roll singer between a nightclub owner and a local gangster cause unrest and eventually lead to murder.

Director: Jez Butterworth | Stars: Ian Hart, Ewen Bremner, Aidan Gillen, Martin Gwynn Jones

Votes: 212

38. 21 Up (1977)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield, Andrew Brackfield

Votes: 1,979

39. Empire State (1987)

R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller

5.0
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In London's yuppie-dominated docklands of the 1980s Paul tries to make a deal with an American businessman However, he underestimates the clout of his old boss, a powerful Eastender.

Director: Ron Peck | Stars: Cathryn Harrison, Jason Hoganson, Glen Murphy, Jamie Foreman

Votes: 158

40. The Bells Go Down (1943)

TV-G | 90 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Comedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Tommy Trinder, James Mason, Philip Friend, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 164

41. Limehouse Blues (1934)

63 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Fresh from Chinatown in New York, Harry Young has taken over the illegal import business in the seamy Limehouse district of London, where he cold-bloodedly disposes of rivals and runs a ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: George Raft, Jean Parker, Anna May Wong, Kent Taylor

Votes: 58

42. Burnside (2000– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Having built his reputation on good detective work, combined with his unique approaches, Burnside is back on familiar form heading a crack unit in the National Crime Squad, Britain's equivalent of the FBI.

Stars: Christopher Ellison, Zoë Eeles, Justin Pierre, Andrew Readman

Votes: 46

43. London: The Modern Babylon (2012)

Not Rated | 125 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.2
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77 Metascore

London: The Modern Babylon is legendary director Julien Temple's epic time-traveling voyage to the heart of his hometown.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Keith Allen, Michael Gambon, Steve Jones, Bill Nighy

Votes: 513

44. Jack the Ripper: Prime Suspect (2011 TV Special)

TV-14 | 50 min | Documentary

5.6
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Forensics scientists use modern methods to point to a previously undiscovered suspect.

Director: Franco di Chiera | Stars: Dennis Cometti, Brett Allen, Eliot Buchan, Adam Cannel

Votes: 64

45. Educating the East End (2014– )

Documentary

7.1
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Educating the East End captures every detail of life at Frederick Bremer School in Walthamstow, East London, from playground high jinks and inspirational lessons to life-changing friendships and events

Votes: 61

46. London Calling (2015– )

7 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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News, reviews and interviews. Topical magazine program about what's going on and happening in London. Hosted by Jeff Kristian.

Stars: Jeff Kristian, Soozi Chameleone, Jason Prince, Salem Kapsaski

Votes: 24

47. Jack the Ripper in America (2009 TV Special)

45 min | Biography

7.3
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Jack the Ripper, the world's greatest ever serial killer. For over a hundred years he has eluded every investigator. Could it be that they have all been looking in the wrong place - and ... See full summary »

Director: John Fothergill | Stars: Edward T. Norris, Terry MacDonald, James Card, Newson Osbourne

Votes: 37

48. Chopratown (2005 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Vic Chopra (Sanjeev Bhaskar) investigates Ali Ergun (Omid Djalili) a shady Turkish bakery owner. During his investigation he falls foul of Asian wide boy Ash Desai (Manish Patel) and added to this is the mystery of a missing cow!

Director: Sean Grundy | Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Natalie Casey, Neil Stuke, Omid Djalili

Votes: 29

49. Together (1956)

52 min | Drama

7.0
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Two dockers,both deaf and dumb,stand together.

Directors: Lorenza Mazzetti, Denis Horne | Stars: Michael Andrews, Eduardo Paolozzi, Valy, Denis Richardson

Votes: 87

50. The Wilderness

Drama, History, Sport | Announced

Two boys from the East end of London survive WW1 and together learn you don't have to fight to win.

Director: Alexandra Boyd