With Acorn TV (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran Detective Chief Inspector and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Chris Wilson

Votes: 27,315

2. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders.

Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 11,763

3. Manhunt (2019)

TV-14 | 45 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton tracks down a serial killer.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Claudie Blakley, Stephen Wight, Ian Conningham

Votes: 4,724

4. The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories - and animosities - run deep.

Stars: Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Cristina Serban Ionda, Nic Sampson

Votes: 3,376

5. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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As WWII rages, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front; investigating crime on the south coast of England. Later series, see the retired detective working as an MI5 agent in the aftermath of the war.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 13,603

6. Jack Irish (2016–2021)

Not Rated | 52 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Jack is engaged to find a missing person, only to be later framed for his murder. Jack is quickly caught up in a complex web of powerful vested interests that stretches from his home town of Fitzroy to a remote village in the Philippines.

Stars: Guy Pearce, Aaron Pedersen, Roy Billing, Damien Garvey

Votes: 2,172

7. A Place to Call Home (2013–2018)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

8.3
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A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia.

Stars: Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazlehurst, Brett Climo, Craig Hall

Votes: 4,775

8. Agatha Raisin (2014– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The Cotswolds-based PR guru turned amateur sleuth returns for a series of comedic murder-mysteries based on the books by M.C. Beaton.

Stars: Ashley Jensen, Matt McCooey, Jamie Glover, Mathew Horne

Votes: 3,661

9. Doctor Doctor (2016–2021)

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A rising heart surgeon's life takes a turn he never expected and soon everything comes crashing down. He soon finds himself a former big city doctor turned small town doctor.

Stars: Rodger Corser, Nicole da Silva, Ryan Johnson, Tina Bursill

Votes: 2,502

10. Mystery Road (2018– )

Not Rated | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Detective Jay Swan is assigned to investigate a mysterious disappearance on an outback cattle station. Soon, Jay's investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.

Stars: Aaron Pedersen, Tasia Zalar, Tasma Walton, Judy Davis

Votes: 3,343

11. Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (2019– )

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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In swinging 60's Melbourne, gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher inherits a windfall when the famous aunt she never knew goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea.

Stars: Geraldine Hakewill, Joel Jackson, Louisa Mignone, Greg Stone

Votes: 1,754

12. Whitstable Pearl (2021– )

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Follows local restaurant owner Pearl Nolan who sets up a local detective agency after undergoing police training in an earlier career. She is soon embroiled in her first case when she discovers the body of close friend, Vinnie.

Stars: Kerry Godliman, Howard Charles, Frances Barber, Isobelle Molloy

Votes: 1,012

13. Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Thriller

7.5
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Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.

Stars: Natalie Madueño, Kenneth M. Christensen, Tobias Santelmann, Signe Egholm Olsen

Votes: 2,975

14. Queens of Mystery (2019– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Three crime-writing sisters and their 28-year old niece use their extensive knowledge of crime to solve whodunit style murders in the picturesque English village of Wildemarsh.

Stars: Julie Graham, Siobhan Redmond, Martin Trenaman, Sarah Woodward

Votes: 1,237

15. The Loch (2017)

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for detective Annie Redford, who is trying to cope with her first murder case.

Stars: Jim McMeekin, Laura Fraser, Siobhan Finneran, Don Gilet

Votes: 4,553

16. Gold Digger (2019)

Thriller

6.7
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A wealthy older woman falls in love with a younger man, but is the relationship all that it seems?

Stars: Karla-Simone Spence, Julia Ormond, Ben Barnes, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 2,626

17. Blood (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Cat Hogan returns to West Meath upon her mother's sudden death - she has an accident at home and died (or was it an accident?). Blood is about old secrets, older betrayals, mind games and the lies family tell each other.

Stars: Adrian Dunbar, Grainne Keenan, Sean Duggan, Diarmuid Noyes

Votes: 2,129

18. Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears (2020)

TV-14 | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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After freeing a young girl from her unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, Phryne Fisher begins to unravel a mystery concerning priceless emeralds, ancient curses and the truth behind the suspicious disappearance of Shirin's forgotten tribe.

Director: Tony Tilse | Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Rupert Penry-Jones, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 3,515

19. Rebecka Martinsson (2017– )

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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When a childhood friend suddenly dies Rebecka Martinsson returns home to the north of Kiruna. But not everything is what it seems.

Stars: Eva Melander, Jakob Öhrman, Ardalan Esmaili, Thomas Oredsson

Votes: 2,418

20. A Suitable Boy (2020)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A vast, panoramic tale charting the fortunes of four large families and exploring India and its rich and varied culture at a crucial point in its history.

Stars: Tanya Maniktala, Ishaan Khattar, Mahira Kakkar, Danesh Razvi

Votes: 4,847

21. The Drowning (2021)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Since losing her son eight years ago, Jodie has been rebuilding her life but when she catches sight of Daniel, she is convinced she has found her missing son.

Stars: Jill Halfpenny, Dara Devaney, Deborah Findlay, Deirdre Mullins

Votes: 1,714

22. London Kills (2019– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Drama series following the detectives of an elite murder investigation squad in London.

Stars: Hugo Speer, Sharon Small, Bailey Patrick, Tori Allen-Martin

Votes: 1,457

23. The Sounds (2020)

44 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Maggie and Tom Cabbott move to the town of Pelorus to escape the oppressive influence of Tom's family. But when he disappears, unsettling facts about Tom soon come to light and the search brings long-buried wounds to the surface.

Stars: Rachelle Lefevre, Matt Whelan, Matt Nable, Emily Piggford

Votes: 888

24. Jamaica Inn (2014–2015)

177 min | Drama

6.4
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A young woman moves in with her aunt and uncle and soon discovers unsavory happenings in her new home.

Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew McNulty, Sean Harris, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 1,638

25. Striking Out (2017–2018)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama

7.7
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When Tara discovers her fiancé and fellow solicitor Eric has been cheating with a colleague, she leaves him and their prestigious law firm to set up her own practice specialising in family ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Huberman, Rory Keenan, Emmet Byrne, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 1,540

26. Bäckström (2020– )

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Unscrupulous and arrogant murder detective Evert Bäckström finds himself with the hardest case he ever had when a skull pierced with bullet holes is found on an uninhabited island in the archipelago.

Stars: Kjell Bergqvist, Agnes Lindström Bolmgren, Livia Millhagen, Pekka Strang

Votes: 1,181

27. The Witness for the Prosecution (2016)

Not Rated | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The hunt is on to find the murderer of a wealthy glamorous heiress who is found dead in her London townhouse. Based on the short story by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Billy Howle, Kim Cattrall, Monica Dolan, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 4,681

28. Lucan (2013)

63 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A two-part drama about infamous aristocrat John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, who mysteriously disappeared in 1974 after being accused of murdering his children's nanny.

Stars: Rory Kinnear, Catherine McCormack, Leanne Best, Christopher Eccleston

Votes: 482

29. Dead Still (2020– )

45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Set in 1880s Ireland in the Victorian era heyday of 'postmortem photography' the six-episode period drama follows a renowned memorial photographer who is drawn into a series of apparent murders which appear to be linked to his work.

Stars: Michael Smiley, Kerr Logan, Eileen O'Higgins, Aidan O'Hare

Votes: 1,157

30. Dalgliesh (2021– )

Drama | Post-production

Follows Dalgliesh's crime-fighting career from 1970s England to the present day.

Stars: Bertie Carvel, Jeremy Irvine, Helen Aluko, Sami Amber

31. Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)

44 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.4
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The series follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan, who run an industrial cleaning business while solving the most baffling murder mysteries.

Stars: Shaun Micallef, Kat Stewart, Jonny Pasvolsky, Lucy Velik

Votes: 1,058

32. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Stars: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Tim Dantay

Votes: 3,045

33. New Worlds (2014)

Drama, History, War

6.4
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The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.

Stars: Pip Carter, Phil Cheadle, Holli Dempsey, Joe Dempsie

Votes: 1,211

34. The South Westerlies (2020– )

TV-14 | Drama

6.1
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When a small coastal town in the south-west of Ireland is earmarked for a Norwegian-owned wind farm, it's not just the spectacular scenery that’s under pressure.

Stars: Orla Brady, Eileen Walsh, Steve Wall, Ger Ryan

Votes: 259

35. Anzac Girls (2014)

60 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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The true stories of extraordinary young women who witness the brutality and heroism of war and rise to meet the challenge.

Stars: Georgia Flood, Antonia Prebble, Laura Brent, Anna McGahan

Votes: 1,249

36. The Blue Rose (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A contemporary, smart investigative drama in which the lowly back-room office staff join forces to fight for justice in a corrupt corporate world.

Stars: Antonia Prebble, Siobhan Marshall, Matt Minto, Rajeev Varma

Votes: 583

37. The Real Manhunter (2021– )

Documentary

7.0
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Former Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton spent 30 years in the police force, a career that saw him lead many of the most high profile and successful murder investigations of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Sullivan, Colin Sutton, Julia Balfour, Dave Leach

Votes: 59

38. Serangoon Road (2013)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Serangoon Road is a detective noir series set against the tumultuous backdrop of 1960s Singapore.

Stars: Don Hany, Joan Chen, Maeve Dermody, Alaric

Votes: 642

39. Under the Vines (2021– )

Comedy | Filming

Rebecca Gibney and Charles Edwards star as two city slickers who inherit a failing vineyard in rural New Zealand.. the only problems are that neither of them has ever done a hard days' work- and they despise one another.

Stars: Robbie Magasiva, John Bach, Charles Edwards, Rebecca Gibney

40. Harry Wild

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Filming

A recently retired English professor discovers a real knack for investigation and cannot help but interfere with the cases assigned to her police detective son.

Stars: Rohan Nedd, Kevin Ryan, Ciara O'Callaghan, Stuart Graham

41. The Chelsea Detective (2021– )

Crime | Post-production

Arnold, whose lifestyle on a battered houseboat in Chelsea's Cheyne Walk contrasts sharply with the affluent elite whose crimes he helps solve alongside partner D.C. Priya Shamsie.

Stars: Ricardo Castro, Cengiz Dervis, Richard Harrington, Sonita Henry

42. The Accident (2016–2017)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Construction boss Gabriel Cauvy lives with his wife and daughter in a picturesque village in Brittany, France. A mysterious car accident has bizarre circumstances and the search for the truth is more dangerous than he could have imagined.

Stars: Bruno Solo, Charlotte Talpaert, Rose Montron, Charlotte Des Georges

Votes: 85

43. Signora Volpe (2022– )

Drama | Post-production

Sylvia, a disillusioned British spy turned detective starts a new life in the beautiful heart of Italy. She soon finds out trouble follow her wherever she goes.

Stars: Giovanni Cirfiera, Eleonora Albrecht, Tara Fitzgerald, Stefano Fregni

44. The Great War: The People's Story (2014– )

Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Through original diaries, letters, and memoirs, this unforgettable documentary tells how the lives of regular British men and women were transformed by the Great War. Along with historical ... See full summary »

Stars: Olivia Colman, Rosalind March, Alison Steadman, Giles Alderson

Votes: 113

45. Lilies (2007)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Tough, sexy, funny and heartbreaking, Lillies details the lives of Iris, May and Ruby Moss - Catholic sisters coming of age in a dockland terraced house. Familial love sustains them, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian McCardie, Catherine Tyldesley, Kerrie Hayes, Leanne Rowe

Votes: 774

46. The Art Detectives (2017– )

Reality-TV

8.9
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Art historians examine some of the lesser known works among Britain's largest collections. The look for lost masterpieces and examine the history and lineage of each piece from creation to collection.

Stars: Bendor Grosvenor, Jacky Klein

Votes: 30

47. The Death of the Heart (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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A young orphan girl, Portia, goes to live with her well-to-do aunt and uncle. As she is groomed to become a lady, she is confused by the young man who seems to be courting her. Surrounded ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Daniel Chatto, JoJo Cole, Judith Davis

Votes: 45

48. Cannes Confidential

Action, Comedy, Drama | Pre-production

Set against Cannes and the Cote d'Azur, the action centers on the relationship between an idealistic and ambitious female cop and an ex-conman and master of counterfeit, who's on the run ... See full summary »

49. The Trial of Lord Lucan (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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An imagined trial of a man who, in 1974 London, is thought to have killed a woman he mistook for his wife in order to regain custody of his children. He disappeared the day after the killing and was never found.

Director: Richard Signy | Stars: Geoffrey Annis, Sean Arnold, Lynsey Baxter, Alan Bird

Votes: 18

50. 19-2 on Bravo: Behind the Scenes (2014 Video)

19 min | Short, Drama

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Interviews with the artists and production team, plus an exclusive look at the season 1 sets from the English adaptation of 19-2, one of the biggest French Canadian hit TV series.

Director: David Boisclair | Stars: Benz Antoine, Mylène Dinh-Robic, Adrian Holmes, Jared Keeso


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