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1. The King's Man (2020)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production

As a collection of history's worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Matthew Goode, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ralph Fiennes

2. 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, Jason Hughes

Votes: 20,520

3. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004–2013)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An elderly spinster living in the village of St. Mary Mead, helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Julia McKenzie, Stephen Churchett, Isabella Parriss

Votes: 4,941

4. Orphan Black (2013–2017)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

Stars: Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris, Kevin Hanchard

Votes: 94,429

5. Gavin & Stacey (2007– )

TV-14 | 29 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Gavin and Stacey have been continuing their romance on-line and by telephone for the last six months. Now they want to be together but will their friends and family let them?

Stars: Joanna Page, Mathew Horne, Alison Steadman, Ruth Jones

Votes: 13,699

6. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)

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

8.0
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

Votes: 9,395

7. Pride and Prejudice (1995)

TV-PG | 327 min | Drama, Romance

8.9
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While the arrival of wealthy gentlemen sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

Stars: Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle, Susannah Harker, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 69,521

8. Inside No. 9 (2014– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

8.4
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Anthology series which mixes dark humor with genres like crime, horror or drama. The show invites viewers into some very different No.9s, where the ordinary and mundane rub shoulders with the extraordinary and macabre.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Rosie Cavaliero, Aimee-Ffion Edwards

Votes: 9,242

9. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996–2007)

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.3
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

Votes: 2,138

10. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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69 Metascore

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

Votes: 48,046 | Gross: $8.08M

11. Inspector George Gently (2007–2017)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard, Lisa McGrillis

Votes: 5,205

12. Hold the Sunset (2018– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

5.2
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Edith and Phil are two neighbours who are keen to start a relationship and a new life abroad. Those plans are disrupted when Edith's immature, fifty-something son Roger moves back home after leaving his wife and children.

Stars: Alison Steadman, John Cleese, Jason Watkins, Rosie Cavaliero

Votes: 502

13. The Reluctant Landlord (2018– )

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

6.3
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A man reluctantly serves as the proprietor of a pub, which he inherited from his late father.

Stars: Romesh Ranganathan, Sian Gibson, Ceyda Ali, Nick Helm

Votes: 429

14. Moominvalley (2019– )

22 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.1
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A 2019 adaptation of Tove Jansson's loved body of work around the Moomin family.

Stars: Matt Berry, Warwick Davis, Taron Egerton, Edvin Endre

Votes: 349

15. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 538

16. Secrets & Lies (1996)

R | 136 min | Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is an underprivileged white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Claire Rushbrook

Votes: 34,292 | Gross: $13.42M

17. Dad's Army (2016)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, War

5.2
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38 Metascore

The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Mark Tandy, Russell Balogh, Andrew Havill, Heinz

Votes: 6,811

18. Bob the Builder (1998–2004)

TV-Y | 10 min | Animation, Biography, Comedy

5.4
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Bob the Builder and his machine team are ready to tackle any project. Bob and the Can-Do Crew demonstrate the power of positive thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and follow-through. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Rackstraw, Kate Harbour, Lorelei King, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 3,407

19. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

Not Rated | 122 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The feature adaptation of Roger Lewis' book about the actor best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson, John Lithgow

Votes: 14,086

20. The Syndicate (I) (2012–2015)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Each series features a different group of people whose lives turn upside down after they jointly win the lottery.

Stars: Lorraine Bruce, Siobhan Finneran, Alison Steadman, Natalie Gavin

Votes: 1,128

21. Life Is Sweet (1990)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

A shop assistant, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 8,145 | Gross: $1.52M

22. Shirley Valentine (1989)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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52 Metascore

Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Pauline Collins, Tom Conti, Julia McKenzie, Alison Steadman

Votes: 6,416 | Gross: $6.35M

23. Clockwise (1986)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

6.6
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An obsessively punctual comprehensive school headmaster sets out to give an important speech at the annual Headmasters' Conference.

Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: John Cleese, Penny Leatherbarrow, Howard Lloyd-Lewis, Jonathan Bowater

Votes: 10,536 | Gross: $1.48M

24. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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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: 239

25. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

6.1
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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 movies for television and theatrical ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 123

26. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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90 Metascore

Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 11,174 | Gross: $6.20M

27. Butterfly (2018– )

60 min | Drama

6.2
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11-year-old Max identifies as a girl and wants to live her life as Maxine. Her estranged parents Vicky and Stephen attempt to work out how best to cope with and support this huge life decision.

Stars: Anna Friel, Sean McGinley, Millie Gibson, Lorraine Burroughs

Votes: 1,454

28. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 202

29. Playhouse Presents (2012– )

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Eleven stand-alone dramas.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, Brenda Blethyn, Tom Ellis, Rebecca Front

Votes: 202

30. The Singing Detective (1986)

415 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.6
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Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, David Ryall

Votes: 3,938

31. Fanny Hill (2007– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Orphaned by smallpox, young Lancashire country lady Fanny Hill cheerfully accepts her friend Esther Davies's offer to join the London 'working girls' with Mrs. Brown, a madam who recruits ... See full summary »

Stars: Rebecca Night, Alison Steadman, Hugo Speer, Emma Stansfield

Votes: 1,010

32. Burn Burn Burn (2015)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Following the death of their friend, two girls in their late twenties embark on a road trip to spread his ashes. Seph and Alex take turns driving. Dan is in the glove compartment, in tupperware, decreasing in volume as the trip progresses.

Director: Chanya Button | Stars: Laura Carmichael, Jack Farthing, Joe Dempsie, Julian Rhind-Tutt

Votes: 1,477

33. Yonderland (2013–2016)

22 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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In a far away land hidden in her cupboard Debbie must fulfill her duties as the chosen one and save Yonder Land.

Stars: Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick

Votes: 1,129

34. Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (2011– )

Reality-TV

6.6
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A spin-off from Antiques Road Trip (2010) in which two teams consisting of an expert and a celebrity buy antiques to sell at auction, hoping to make a profit and give it to charity.

Stars: Tim Wonnacott, Margie Cooper, David Harper, Catherine Southon

Votes: 46

35. The Crystal Maze (1990–2019)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.2
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A team of 6 contestants play a series of physical, mental, skill and mystery games across 4 themed zones gaining as many crystals as possible which determine how many seconds they get as they attempt to win a prize inside the Crystal Dome.

Stars: Richard O'Brien, Richard Ayoade, Edward Tudor-Pole, Sandra Caron

Votes: 1,501

36. Stormy Monday (1988)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.2
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A crooked American businessman tries to push the shady influential owner of a nightclub in Newcastle, England to sell him the club. The club's new employee and the American's ex lover fall in love and inadvertently stir the pot.

Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting, Sean Bean

Votes: 3,365 | Gross: $1.79M

37. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998– )

60 min | Game-Show

6.0
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The original British version of the quiz show that's become a worldwide hit. Host asks hopeful contestants a series of questions, each more difficult than the last. As the questions get ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Tarrant, Jeremy Clarkson, Eamonn Holmes, Frank Skinner

Votes: 1,646

38. The Worst Week of My Life (2004–2006)

29 min | Comedy

8.0
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Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Miller, Sarah Alexander, Alison Steadman, Geoffrey Whitehead

Votes: 1,563

39. Crown Court (1972–1984)

TV-14 | 30 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 156

40. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Anthology of unconnected movies of different genres.

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Mark Chapman, Julie Walters

Votes: 74

41. The Last Detective (2003–2007)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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"Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants, and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans.

Stars: Peter Davison, Sean Hughes, Rob Spendlove, Charles De'Ath

Votes: 1,018

42. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

5.0
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Magazine show featuring lifestyle, cookery, fashion and news segments, along with celebrity interviews and gossip.

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Ruth Langsford, Eamonn Holmes

Votes: 434

43. Confetti (2006)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.7
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57 Metascore

A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.

Director: Debbie Isitt | Stars: Martin Freeman, Jessica Hynes, Stephen Mangan, Meredith MacNeill

Votes: 4,813 | Gross: $0.23M

44. Boomers (2014– )

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy

6.8
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A comedy series about three groups of friends coming to terms with retirement.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Philip Jackson, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham

Votes: 288

45. A Private Function (1984)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.5
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In post-war Britain, food rationing continues, leading a married couple to become involved in the flourishing bacon black market.

Director: Malcolm Mowbray | Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 2,349 | Gross: $2.53M

46. In Sickness and in Health (1985–1992)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Alf and Else are getting old, Rita's left home, Else's confined to a wheelchair. Alf must now do battle with the Social Security system.

Stars: Warren Mitchell, Carmel McSharry, Arthur English, Ken Campbell

Votes: 533

47. The One Show (2006– )

30 min | News

3.9
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A live magazine programme featuring topical stories and big name studio guests.

Stars: Alex Jones, Matt Baker, Christine Lampard, Adrian Chiles

Votes: 380

48. Fat Friends (2000–2005)

48 min | Drama

7.6
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Drama series following eight women's struggle to lose weight at a weekly slimming club.

Stars: Ruth Jones, Janet Dibley, Alison Steadman, Gaynor Faye

Votes: 217

49. Little Crackers (2010– )

15 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Series of short comedy-dramas with a Christmas theme, written by famous names recalling moments from their childhoods.

Stars: Sharon Horgan, Sheridan Smith, Felicity Montagu, Alan Davies

Votes: 136

50. The Missing Postman (1997 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Clive Peacock is a postman in a small seaside town in Dorset. He's happy in his job and doesn't want it to change. But new technology is being introduced in his sorting office. Since he ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: James Bolam, Alison Steadman, Jim Carter, Gwyneth Strong

Votes: 132



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