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3. Enfance d'une ville (1975 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

How is a planned city designed? What consequences does creating one has on the environment? What are the living conditions in such areas ? Such are the questions asked by Eric Rohmer in ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Marcel Bajard, Clément-Noël Douady, Monsieur Fournier, Monsieur Gourmelen

5. Victor Hugo architecte (1969 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Antoine Vitez, Éric Rohmer

Votes: 11

6. Louis Lumière (1968 TV Movie)

66 min | Documentary

Eric Rohmer leads a conversation with Jean Renoir and Henri Langlois on the art of filmmaker Louis Lumière. The cinematographic pioneer Lumière produced thousands of documentaries in the ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Jean Renoir, Henri Langlois, Éric Rohmer

Votes: 354

7. Fermière à Montfaucon (1967 TV Short)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Éric Rohmer | Star: Monique Sendron

Votes: 60

8. Changing Landscapes (1964 TV Short)

23 min | Documentary, Short

A documentary account of landscape change in and around Paris in the early 1960s.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Star: Antoine Vitez

Votes: 171

9. Measuring the World (2012)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

Germany in the early 19th century. "Die Vermessung der Welt" follows the two brilliant and eccentric scientists Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Friedrich Gauss on their life paths.

Director: Detlev Buck | Stars: Albrecht Schuch, Baldanpurev Sambuu, Agi Ariunsaichan Dawaachu, Karl Markovics

Votes: 2,520

10. The Buccaneers (1995– )

212 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Four American girls go to England to find husbands.

Stars: Carla Gugino, Alison Elliott, Mira Sorvino, Rya Kihlstedt

Votes: 2,028

11. American Friends (1991)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years ... See full summary »

Director: Tristram Powell | Stars: Bryan Pringle, Fred Pearson, Michael Palin, Alfred Molina

Votes: 581

12. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer

Votes: 7,352 | Gross: $1.08M

13. Berlin Station (2016–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

Follows a CIA team in Berlin and their clandestine activities.

Stars: Leland Orser, Michelle Forbes, Mina Tander, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 6,436

14. Tales of Albion (2016)

132 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

Myths, Legends and Folklore of Britain re-told in 8 tales woven together by a storyteller

Director: Gary Andrews | Stars: James Abbott, Siobhan Ames, Gary Andrews, Lily Andrews

Votes: 10

15. Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

In mid-1800s England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 6,262 | Gross: $1.51M

16. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015)

60 min | Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi

In an alternate history, during the time of real life Napoleonic Wars, two men of destiny, the gifted recluse Mr. Norrell and daring spellcasting novice Jonathan Strange, use magic to help England.

Stars: Bertie Carvel, Eddie Marsan, Marc Warren, Charlotte Riley

Votes: 11,008

17. How Do You Want Me? (1998–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

Ian has recently eloped with country girl Lisa. The have moved from London back to her hometown Snowle, and comedy ensues.

Stars: Dylan Moran, Charlotte Coleman, Emma Chambers, Frank Finlay

Votes: 411

18. St. Ives (1998)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

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: 718

19. Carnival Row (2019– )

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A human detective and a fairy rekindle a dangerous affair in a Victorian fantasy world, where the city's uneasy peace collapses when a string of murders reveals an unimaginable monster.

Stars: Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Simon McBurney, Tamzin Merchant

Votes: 28,120

20. Two of Us (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Music

In 1976, John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives and discuss whether The Beatles will ever reunite.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Jared Harris, Ric Reid, Martin Martinuzzi

Votes: 830

21. Chinese Box (1997)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance

The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui

Votes: 3,008 | Gross: $2.20M

22. Call Me by Your Name (2017)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

93 Metascore

In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar

Votes: 168,726 | Gross: $18.10M

23. Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)

108 min | Drama, Romance

Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: David Redden, Michael Wager, Robert Powell, Gael Hammer

Votes: 217

24. The Game (2014–2015)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A Cold War spy thriller that tells the story of invisible wars fought by MI5.

Stars: Tom Hughes, Jonathan Aris, Victoria Hamilton, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 2,703

25. A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama

A mystery in Shakespeare's sonnets is explored.

Director: John McKay | Stars: Rupert Graves, Tom Sturridge, Indira Varma, Zoë Wanamaker

Votes: 212

26. One Summer (1983– )

60 min | Drama

Two teenagers, Icky and Billy, grow tired of their life in Liverpool and decide to run away to North Wales. But it's not long before their past catches up with them.

Stars: David Morrissey, Spencer Leigh, James Hazeldine, Ian Hart

Votes: 298

27. Travelling Man (1984– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

After finishing a 2 year prison sentence for a bribe he never took Ex detective inspector Alan Lomax wants answers. Lomax has at least one luxury left - a narrowboat. And it's on the canals... See full summary »

Stars: Leigh Lawson, Terence Taplin, Tony Doyle, Sue Robinson

Votes: 60

28. The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (1998– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

Paired with her reliable and devoted chauffeur, Mrs Bradley's finely honed skills of investigation seek out the truth behind the mysteries surrounding a death at the opera, crimes of passion at a circus, poisoning and family secrets.

Stars: Neil Dudgeon, Diana Rigg, Peter Davison, John Alderton

Votes: 1,026

29. Agatha (1979)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Helen Morse

Votes: 2,641

30. Sunshine (1999)

R | 181 min | Drama, History, Romance

71 Metascore

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Ehle

Votes: 12,489 | Gross: $5.10M

31. The White Countess (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance

60 Metascore

Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 5,916 | Gross: $1.67M

32. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)

M/PG | 122 min | Drama, History, War

While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the ninth century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows, to... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

Votes: 895

33. Warship (1973–1977)

50 min | Action, Drama

Life in the Royal Navy aboard the fictional HMS Hero.

Stars: David Savile, Andrew Burt, Donald Burton, James Cosmo

Votes: 49

35. Copying Beethoven (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

59 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Ed Harris, Diane Kruger, Matthew Goode, Ralph Riach

Votes: 12,458 | Gross: $0.35M

36. Bull (2015– )

30 min | Comedy

Rupert Bull tries to run an antiques shop, but knows nothing about antiques. He is both helped and hindered by his incompetent staff and his disillusioned sister.

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Maureen Lipman, Claudia Jessie, Naz Osmanoglu

Votes: 127

37. G.B.H. (1991)

567 min | Drama

Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of these two men cross, things are ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Michael Palin, Dearbhla Molloy, Alan Igbon

Votes: 592

38. 1990 (1977– )

55 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In a dystopian future, Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Public Control Department (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Robert Lang, Tony Doyle, Paul Hardwick

Votes: 89

39. An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Set right after World War II, a naive teenage girl joins a shabby theatre troupe in Liverpool. During a winter production of Peter Pan, the play quickly turns into a dark metaphor for youth... See full summary »

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman, Georgina Cates, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 2,450 | Gross: $0.26M

40. Spyship (1983– )

55 min | Drama

Suspicions are aroused when a British trawler goes missing... Tom Wilkinson leads the astonishing BBC Cold War drama inspired by real events. Enter a nightmarish world of political ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Peter Eyre, Lesley Nightingale, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 60

41. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

Votes: 1,239

42. The Dark Side of the Sun (1983– )

55 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Supernatural thriller series dealing with a secret society on the Greek island of Rhodes.

Stars: Patrick Mower, Christopher Scoular, Emily Richard, Peter Egan

Votes: 66

43. Jericho (2005)

Not Rated | 120 min | Crime, Drama

Detective Chief Inspector Michael Jericho of Scotland Yard is a respected, uncompromising and forward thinking detective investigating high-profile murders in 1950s London.

Stars: David Troughton, Robert Lindsay, Ciarán McMenamin, Nicholas Jones

Votes: 367

44. The Secret Adversary (1983 TV Movie)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

After two old friends accidentally meet and resolve to become investigators for hire, they quickly become embroiled in a missing treaty and a Bolshevik conspiracy.

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: James Warwick, Francesca Annis, Gavan O'Herlihy, Alec McCowen

Votes: 319

45. Year of the Rabbit (2019– )

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Detective Inspector Rabbit, a dedicated, tough, thick and oft inebriated Victorian copper, sleuths his way across London with his two young partners, a doofy rookie, and a brilliant black policewoman no one ever believes.

Stars: Matt Berry, Freddie Fox, Susan Wokoma, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 1,541