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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: 21,114

2. Endeavour (2012– )

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.

Stars: Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, Anton Lesser, Sean Rigby

Votes: 15,668

3. Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The cases of eccentric, but sharp, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (David Suchet).

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 34,746

4. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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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: 2,638

5. Holby City (1999– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

5.8
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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Rosie Marcel, Jaye Jacobs, Tina Hobley

Votes: 1,609

6. Northanger Abbey (2007 TV Movie)

PG | 84 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Geraldine James, Michael Judd, Julia Dearden, Gerry O'Brien

Votes: 12,870

7. 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: 2,186

8. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey, Ian McNeice

Votes: 7,901

9. Boon (1986–1992)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 673

10. Lassiter (1984)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A handsome jewel thief is arrested and in order to avoid prison, must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy to steal millions in gems.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 1,925 | Gross: $17.50M

11. Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Family

5.5
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A modern adaptation of the classic children's story "Alice Through the Looking Glass" written by Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel, which continued on from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". ... See full summary »

Director: John Henderson | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Charlotte Curley, Penelope Wilton, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 1,363

12. Madame Bovary (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent.... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Greg Wise, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville

Votes: 812

13. Oliver Twist (1999– )

386 min | Drama

7.7
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An orphan named Oliver Twist (Sam Smith) meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Stars: Sam Smith, David Ross, Julie Walters, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 723

14. Great Expectations (1989– )

303 min | Drama

7.5
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Stars: Jean Simmons, John Rhys-Davies, Ray McAnally, Anthony Calf

Votes: 339

15. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Filmed adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 1996 version of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

Director: Adrian Noble | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings, Desmond Barrit, Finbar Lynch

Votes: 330

16. St. Ives (1998)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Hook | Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Miranda Richardson, Richard E. Grant, Anna Friel

Votes: 721

17. Rebecca's Daughters (1992)

96 min | Comedy

6.9
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The film is set in Wales and concerns itself with the aristocracy who are taxing to common people to ruin. Naturally, a certain member of said aristocracy decided that all this is not on, ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Francis | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Paul Rhys, Joely Richardson, Dafydd Hywel

Votes: 121

18. Young Arthur (2002 TV Movie)

Drama

7.8
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Young Arthur is a two-hour 2002 NBC TV drama pilot (unaired) on the childhood of King Arthur.

Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Julian Morris, James Fleet, Paul Wesley, James Hoare

Votes: 27

19. In Search of Shakespeare (2004)

240 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Michael Wood tours the English locations important to William Shakespeare as he explores the playwright and poet's life and work.

Stars: Michael Wood, Gregory Doran, Ray Fearon, Robert Whitelock

Votes: 209

20. The Old Devils (1992– )

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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Three part BBC series regarding four Welsh wife/husband couples, old university friends now tumultuosly reunited in (mostly) retirement. A dark comedy about aging, Welsh nationalism, & memory & friendship.

Stars: John Stride, Sheila Allen, Ray Smith, Elizabeth Morgan

Votes: 15

21. Valentine Park (1987–1988)

Comedy

7.9
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An ITV British Sitcom set in a public park, in which Tom (Ken Jones) the head gardener works along with Max (David Threnod) , Bodie (Daniel Peacock) and Doyle (Bernard Padden)

Stars: Ken Jones, Liz Smith, David Thewlis, Katy Newell

Votes: 9

22. A Kind of Living (1988–1990)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Stars: Richard Griffiths, Tim Healy, Frances de la Tour, Anita Carey

Votes: 12

23. True Tilda (1997– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.9
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It's a period tale of a circus girl (Tilda) who helps an orphan boy escape the clutches of the evil Rev Glasson, leading to an incredible canal boat adventure.

Stars: Amanda Elwes, Julie T. Wallace, Desmond Barrit, Morgan Bell

Votes: 9

24. Follow the Star (1979 TV Movie)

80 min | Musical

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Television production of a Nativity play for children which sees Gabby (the angel Gabriel) and his fellow angels help Mary, Joseph and the Wiseman to follow their destiny.

Director: Wendy Toye | Stars: Robert Dorning, Christopher Lillicrap, Ian Bartholomew, Cheryl Branker

25. Somewhere to Run (1989 TV Movie)

79 min | Drama

7.5
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Teenagers Sarah and Debbie run away from home and find themselves on the streets of London.

Director: Carol Wiseman | Stars: Robin Weaver, Vicky Murdock, Angela Pleasence, Michael Jayston

Votes: 11

26. Zip and Hollow (2008 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Suffolk isn't on the way to anywhere and we like it that way.

Director: Roy Gould | Stars: Helen Atkinson Wood, Desmond Barrit, Fleur Bennett, Alec Cadell

27. The Fairy Queen (2009 TV Movie)

210 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

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Director: François Roussillon | Stars: William Christie, Miriam Allan, Lucy Crowe, Claire Debono

28. Daylight Robbery (1997)

Short

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Director: Kerry Hope-Kavanagh | Stars: Desmond Barrit, David Curtiz, Julie Graham, Maurice Kavanagh

29. Homer and His Pigeons (1992)

Drama

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Director: Karl Francis | Stars: Desmond Barrit, Brinley Jenkins

30. Where Words Prevail (2005 Video)

57 min | Documentary

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Where Words Prevail explores the widely acclaimed work of Cicely Berry, Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Berry's voice techniques are invaluable to the actors and ... See full summary »

Directors: Steven Budlong, Salvatore Rasa, Egon Kirincic | Stars: Cicely Berry, Helen Hunt, Emily Watson, Michael Attenborough

31. In Search of Shakespeare (2004)
Episode: A Time of Revolution (2004)

Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The life of young William Shakespeare from his birth in Warwickshire, through his school years until age fourteen and up to his marriage to Anne Hathaway at age 19. It was a turbulent time ... See full summary »

Director: David Wallace | Stars: Michael Wood, Gregory Doran, Desmond Barrit, Ray Fearon

Votes: 19

32. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996–2007)
Episode: An Advancement of Learning (1996)

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

7.8
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When the body of a school principal, thought to be buried in Austria, is found under her own memorial in the school grounds, police detectives Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe are called in ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: Howard Crossley, Catherine Wilkening, Kenneth Hadley, Zoë Hart

Votes: 132

33. Boon (1986–1992)
Episode: Away from It All (1992)

TV-14 | 50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Ken's on the brink of quitting the security business after handling a messy adultery case. Harry diagnoses executive stress, and whisks him away to a luxury retreat run by his nephew. But Greenham Grange is not all it seems to be.

Director: Tim Dowd | Stars: Tom Beard, Jane Cunliffe, Michael Elphick, David Daker

34. Holby City (1999– )
Episode: Bad Blood, Fake Snow (2015)

TV-PG | Drama

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Jac and Fran bitterly clash in front of the Darwin ward, resulting in Fran physically assaulting Jac and being removed from the hospital.

Director: James Larkin | Stars: Rosie Marcel, James Anderson, Camilla Arfwedson, David Ames

35. Great Expectations (1989– )
Episode: Chapter Two (1991)

Drama

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Stars: Desmond Barrit, Anthony Calf, Gerald Campion, Maria Charles

36. The Old Devils (1992– )
Episode: Clapped-Out Casanovas (1992)

Comedy

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Director: Tristram Powell | Stars: John Stride, Sheila Allen, Ray Smith, Elizabeth Morgan

38. Valentine Park (1987–1988)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1987)

Comedy

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Director: Nic Phillips | Stars: Ken Jones, Liz Smith, David Thewlis, Katy Newell

39. A Kind of Living (1988–1990)
Episode: Episode #3.1 (1990)

Comedy

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Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Tim Healy, Anita Carey, C.J. Allen

40. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Jobs for the Boys (1991)

Crime, Drama

7.8
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Two burglaries the same night - one a major theft at a cash and carry, the other a lesser one at a bric-a-brac shop - plus two bodies in custody. Could a rather grumpy Sgt Maitland be putting his foot in it, or not?

Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Graham Cole, Seeta Indrani, Tony Scannell, Mark Wingett

Votes: 6

41. The Old Devils (1992– )
Episode: Love, Lust and Litre Bottles (1992)

Comedy

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Director: Tristram Powell | Stars: John Stride, Sheila Allen, Ray Smith, Elizabeth Morgan

42. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Murder on St. Malley's Day (2002)

TV-14 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Barnaby investigates the murder of a boy during a traditional annual race at an exclusive private school but meets with resentment.

Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Nicholas Audsley

Votes: 512

43. Endeavour (2012– )
Episode: Nocturne (2014)

TV-PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The death of an elderly gentleman with a specialism in heraldry and genealogy propels Morse to the Blythe Mount School for Girls.

Director: Giuseppe Capotondi | Stars: Jack Laskey, Shaun Evans, Susy Kane, Imogen Gurney

Votes: 754

44. The Old Devils (1992– )
Episode: Rhiannon's Boys (1992)

Comedy

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Director: Tristram Powell | Stars: John Stride, Sheila Allen, Ray Smith, Elizabeth Morgan

45. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: S.A.D. (1998)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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The relief return to work after the Christmas break, and find themselves with little to do. Meanwhile, Boyden receives a welcome visitor in the form of Mrs. Bourne, who has cooked a batch of her locally famous mince pies.

Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Peter Ellis, Ben Roberts, Colin Tarrant, Tony O'Callaghan

Votes: 5

46. Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor (1991)

TV-14 | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Poirot is drawn into a case where a man is found dead on the grounds of his estate, apparently frightened to death by the spirits that haunt it.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Ian McCulloch

Votes: 822

47. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: They Seek Him Here (2007)

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

7.2
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A film about the French Revolution is made in Midsomer. People lose their head in the guillotine, and it's not a film trick.

Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 381



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