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1. Death in Paradise (2011– )

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

7.8
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An Irish detective inspector in the UK Police is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.

Stars: Danny John-Jules, Elizabeth Bourgine, Don Warrington, Tobi Bakare

Votes: 12,456

2. Silent Witness (1996– )

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

7.8
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Stars: Emilia Fox, William Gaminara, Tom Ward, David Caves

Votes: 5,193

3. Line of Duty (2012– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation.

Stars: Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Craig Parkinson

Votes: 25,766

4. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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60 Metascore

Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

Director: Josie Rourke | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn

Votes: 32,645 | Gross: $16.47M

5. The Aftermath (II) (2019)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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43 Metascore

Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ned Wills, Pandora Colin, Jason Clarke

Votes: 13,038 | Gross: $1.62M

6. Victoria (2016– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of eighteen to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, Jordan Waller, Tommy Knight

Votes: 20,196

7. 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: 5,214

8. Traces (2019– )

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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While attending an online forensic course, young lab assistant discovers that the fictitious case study has a link to her past. With a help of two female professors she works on bringing a killer to justice.

Stars: Molly Windsor, Laura Fraser, Jennifer Spence, Michael Nardone

Votes: 605

9. Casualty (1986– )

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Tony Marshall, Ian Bleasdale

Votes: 2,385

10. Ripper Street (2012–2016)

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: 18,323

11. Filth (I) (2013)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own inner demons.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots

Votes: 96,792 | Gross: $0.03M

12. The Hunter's Prayer (2017)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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35 Metascore

An assassin helps a young woman avenge the death of her family.

Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Sam Worthington, Odeya Rush, Allen Leech, Amy Landecker

Votes: 7,121

13. The Royal (2003–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.3
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Set in the 1960s, this British medical drama follows the staff and patients of St Aidan's Royal Free Hospital.

Stars: Robert Daws, Linda Armstrong, Amy Robbins, Denis Lill

Votes: 572

14. Doomsday (2008)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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51 Metascore

A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Alexander Siddig, Caryn Peterson

Votes: 70,395 | Gross: $10.96M

15. Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.

Stars: Alexander Morton, Susan Hampshire, Hamish Clark, Dawn Steele

Votes: 2,403

16. The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

R | 100 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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65 Metascore

A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.

Director: J Blakeson | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan, Martin Compston

Votes: 24,262 | Gross: $0.17M

17. Scottish Mussel (2015)

96 min | Comedy

5.4
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Ritchie is a Glaswegian chancer with low hopes and no prospects. Disillusioned with city life, he goes undercover at a Highland conservation centre to make his fortune as an illegal pearl ... See full summary »

Director: Talulah Riley | Stars: Martin Compston, Talulah Riley, Morgan Watkins, Joe Thomas

Votes: 463

18. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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67 Metascore

The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, New York during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs, or in prison. He comes to believe he has been saved from their fates by various so-called saints.

Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, Shia LaBeouf, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 24,366 | Gross: $0.52M

19. The Damned United (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.5
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81 Metascore

The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colm Meaney, Henry Goodman, David Roper, Jimmy Reddington

Votes: 39,236 | Gross: $0.45M

20. Urban Myths (2017– )

22 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

7.3
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Our "Urban Myths" are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous -- and ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Kaye, Dustin Demri-Burns, David Avery, Ben Chaplin

Votes: 616

21. The Great Train Robbery (2013)

180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A two-part drama which portrays The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963, firstly from the point of view of the robbers and then from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.

Stars: Robert Glenister, Jack Roth, Paul Anderson, Luke Evans

Votes: 3,155

22. Red Road (2006)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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73 Metascore

Jackie works as a CCTV operator. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again. Now she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Natalie Press

Votes: 11,719 | Gross: $0.15M

23. 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: 462

24. Sweet Sixteen (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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86 Metascore

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Martin Compston, Michelle Coulter, Annmarie Fulton, William Ruane

Votes: 12,435 | Gross: $0.03M

25. In Plain Sight (2016)

TV-14 | 150 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A three part TV miniseries about Lanarkshire's Detective William Muncie and his quest to bring to justice notorious killer Peter Manuel.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Martin Compston, Gilly Gilchrist, Joanna Roth

Votes: 1,258

26. Barney Thomson (2015)

Unrated | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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59 Metascore

Barney Thomson (Robert Carlyle), awkward, diffident, Glasgow, Scotland barber, lives a life of desperate mediocrity and his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of the serial killer.

Director: Robert Carlyle | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay

Votes: 4,890

27. Good Morning Britain (2014– )

150 min | News, Talk-Show

3.5
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The weekday news on ITV that the whole nation wakes up to.

Stars: Andi Peters, Charlotte Hawkins, Richard Arnold, Susanna Reid

Votes: 253

28. Masterpiece Mystery (1980– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An anthology series featuring various predominately British mystery stories.

Stars: Vincent Price, Alan Cumming, Gene Shalit, Kenneth More

Votes: 722

29. The Nest (2019– )

Thriller

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A teenage girl in Glasgow agrees to carry a baby for couple Dan and Emily.

Stars: Liz Ewing, Christopher McPhillips, Samuel Paul Small, Kim Allan

30. The One Show (2006– )

30 min | News

3.8
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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: 398

31. Strippers vs Werewolves (2012)

93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

3.0
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When werewolf Mickey is accidentally killed in a strip club, the girls who work there have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty wolf pack seek murderous retribution.

Director: Jonathan Glendening | Stars: Adele Silva, Martin Compston, Billy Murray, Ali Bastian

Votes: 1,866

32. Piggy (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 106 min | Thriller

5.6
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London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to... See full summary »

Director: Kieron Hawkes | Stars: Paul Anderson, Ed Skrein, Martin Compston, Neil Maskell

Votes: 1,404

33. Sister (2012)

Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.

Director: Ursula Meier | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Kacey Mottet Klein, Martin Compston, Gillian Anderson

Votes: 6,029

34. When the Lights Went Out (2012)

86 min | Horror

5.3
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Poltergeists attack a family in Yorkshire during the 1974 nationwide blackouts.

Director: Pat Holden | Stars: Kate Ashfield, Steven Waddington, Craig Parkinson, Andrea Lowe

Votes: 4,403

35. Freakdog (2008)

R | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.0
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After a prank goes awry and lands a hospital janitor in a coma, a group of doctors begin dying at the hands of the comatose patient who is extracting revenge through out-of-body experiences.

Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Carter, Stephen Dillane, Andrew Lee Potts

Votes: 2,655

36. Lorraine (2001– )

56 min | Talk-Show

3.9
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Early morning chat show presented by Lorraine Kelly, with celebrity interviews, cooking tips, fashion features and musical guests.

Stars: Lorraine Kelly, Tasmin Lucia-Khan, Mark Heyes, Dan Wootton

Votes: 115

37. The Wee Man (2013)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

6.0
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The true-life story of Paul Ferris.

Director: Ray Burdis | Stars: Christina Andrew, Bhrina Bache, Patrick Bergin, Hannah Blamires

Votes: 2,002

38. Five Daughters (2010)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Based on the personal testimonies of many of those most closely involved, Five Daughters recounts the final weeks in the lives of the five young women murdered in Ipswich in 2006.

Stars: Adam Kotz, Juliet Aubrey, Natalie Press, Ian Hart

Votes: 434

39. Pimp (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Thriller

2.9
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A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.

Director: Robert Cavanah | Stars: Robert Cavanah, Danny Dyer, Billy Boyd, Gemma Chan

Votes: 876

40. Tickets (2005)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket... See full summary »

Directors: Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach, Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Carlo Delle Piane, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Silvana De Santis, Filippo Trojano

Votes: 2,427

41. Ice Cream Girls (2013– )

Drama

7.0
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Follows two women who were accused as teens of killing a school teacher.

Stars: Jodhi May, Lorraine Burroughs, Holli Dempsey, Georgina Campbell

Votes: 558

42. Sunday Brunch (2012– )

Talk-Show

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Add a Plot

Stars: Tim Lovejoy, Simon Rimmer, Rebecca Seal, Bob Mortimer

Votes: 105

43. How to Stop Being a Loser (2011)

109 min | Comedy

4.8
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James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand's intentions and questions what would truly make him happy in life.

Director: Dominic Burns | Stars: Simon Phillips, Craig Conway, Gemma Atkinson, Stephanie Leonidas

Votes: 659

44. SoulBoy (2010)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.8
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A coming-of-age drama set in the 1970s Northern Soul underground music scene.

Director: Shimmy Marcus | Stars: Alfie Allen, Martin Compston, Hannah Crighton, Brian McCardie

Votes: 969

45. Saturday Kitchen (2006– )

90 min | Reality-TV

5.4
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Each week host chef James Martin and his two invited TV chef colleagues each cook meals for the celebrity guest and the two winners of the weekly competition. Regular features include ... See full summary »

Stars: James Martin, Matt Tebbutt, Olly Smith, Jane Parkinson

Votes: 115

46. Film 2017 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 410

47. 7 Lives (2011)

100 min | Fantasy, Thriller

3.5
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Tom, a married man with kids, is struggling at work when a client tries to seduce him with promises of a 'more exciting life'. On his way home one night he gets attacked by a gang of ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wilkins | Stars: Danny Dyer, Les Allen, Kate Ashfield, Conrad Asquith

Votes: 418

48. Ghosted (2011)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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'GHOSTED' tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Viveiros | Stars: John Lynch, David Schofield, Martin Compston, Craig Parkinson

Votes: 595

49. Four (III) (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Thriller

4.2
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The plan: Kidnap your wife's lover. Take him to a remote warehouse. Hurt him a little. Scare him a lot. Keep your hands clean - hire a detective for the dirty work. Simple? There's no such thing as simple.

Director: John Langridge | Stars: Martin Compston, Craig Conway, Sean Pertwee, Kierston Wareing

Votes: 631

50. Wild Country (2005)

R | 67 min | Horror

4.3
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In Glasgow, the teenager single mother Kelly Ann is forced by Father Steven "Steve" Gillis to deliver her baby boy for adoption. Six weeks later, Father Steve organizes a hike in the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Strachan | Stars: Samantha Shields, Martin Compston, Peter Capaldi, Alan McHugh

Votes: 554



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