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1. 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: 96,889 | Gross: $0.03M

2. 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: 70,431 | Gross: $10.96M

3. 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: 39,273 | Gross: $0.45M

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: 32,863 | Gross: $16.47M

5. 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: 25,917

6. 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: 24,375 | Gross: $0.52M

7. 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: 24,283 | Gross: $0.17M

8. 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: 20,250

9. 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: 18,341

10. 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: 13,226 | Gross: $1.62M

11. 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: 12,528

12. 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: 12,451 | Gross: $0.03M

13. 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: 11,731 | Gross: $0.15M

14. 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: 7,140

15. 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: 6,034

16. 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: 5,234

17. 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: 5,226

18. 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: 4,893

19. 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: 4,406

20. 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: 3,160

21. 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: 2,654

22. 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: 2,431

23. 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: 2,407

24. 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: 2,397

25. 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

26. 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: 1,867

27. 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

28. 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: 1,260

29. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Episode #3.6 (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.6
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Steve is arrested on suspicion of murder but continues to protest his innocence. Kate's undercover operation unveils unexpected facts, but will it hold the key to uncovering the identity of the Caddy?

Director: John Strickland | Stars: Maya Sondhi, Adrian Dunbar, George Costigan, Joanne Crawford

Votes: 1,169

30. 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

31. True North (II) (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.

Director: Steve Hudson | Stars: Peter Mullan, Martin Compston, Gary Lewis, Steven Robertson

Votes: 943

32. 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: 875

33. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: A Disastrous Affair (2012)

Not Rated | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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After a bungled raid which kills an innocent man young DS Steve Arnott faces disgrace. However he is transferred to the anti-corruption squad, whose head, superintendent Ted Hastings, gives... See full summary »

Director: David Caffrey | Stars: Martin Compston, Darren Morfitt, Owen Teale, Elizabeth Hill

Votes: 805

34. 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

35. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Episode #3.1 (2016)

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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When a criminal is shot dead by a police armed-response unit led by Sergeant Danny Waldron, AC-12 gather evidence suggesting it was a deliberate killing rather than self-defense.

Director: Michael Keillor | Stars: Daniel Mays, Will Mellor, Shaun Parkes, Lisa Palfrey

Votes: 687

36. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: In the Shadow of the Truth (2017)

Not Rated | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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When DCI Roz Huntley captures a serial killer, Forensic Coordinator Tim Ifield alerts AC-12 to a possible miscarriage of justice.

Director: Jed Mercurio | Stars: Thandie Newton, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar

Votes: 684

37. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Royal Hunting Ground (2017)

Not Rated | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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AC-12 pit their wits against Roz Huntley in a climactic duel to find Tim Ifield's murderer and unmask Balaclava Man.

Director: John Strickland | Stars: India Ria Amarteifio, Patrick Baladi, Pandora Colin, Martin Compston

Votes: 683

38. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Episode #3.5 (2016)

Not Rated | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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AC-12's loyalties are divided when DS Arnott comes under scrutiny from his colleagues.

Director: John Strickland | Stars: Shashi Rami, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar

Votes: 678

39. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: The Assault (2012)

Not Rated | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Having been duped into covering up Jackie's hit and run, Gates is desperate to sever ties with her. But as Arnott and Fleming close in on his secret, Gates is plunged into an even more dangerous situation.

Director: David Caffrey | Stars: Martin Compston, Neil Morrissey, Craig Parkinson, Lennie James

Votes: 674

40. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Episode #5.1 (2019)

Not Rated | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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When three police officers are shot dead during the hijack of a seized drugs transport, AC-12 move in to investigate possible police collusion.

Director: John Strickland | Stars: Barry Aird, Taj Atwal, Ace Bhatti, Stefan Boehm

Votes: 669

41. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: The Ambush (2014)

Not Rated | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A police convoy escorting a civilian under a witness protection scheme is attacked, the witness hospitalized and all the police officers killed, except Inspector Lindsay Denton, who ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Mackinnon | Stars: Michael Nardone, David Maybrick, Antonio Magro, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 662

42. 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

43. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: The Probation (2012)

Not Rated | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Gates returns to rescue Arnott but leaves before Kate, her cover now blown, arrives to find evidence that a body had been stored at the warehouse. Arnott recalls that the chief torturer was... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Mackinnon | Stars: Tomi May, Gregory Piper, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure

Votes: 650

44. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2012)

Not Rated | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Gates, knocked unconscious by the attackers, tampers with evidence, hiding a whiskey glass before police arrive to find Jackie has vanished. He claims he has just got there himself. ... See full summary »

Director: David Caffrey | Stars: Martin Compston, Lennie James, Craig Parkinson, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 649

45. 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: 633

46. 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

47. Marple (2004–2013)
Episode: Greenshaw's Folly (2013)

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

7.6
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Miss Marple aids a young mother and son by spiriting them away to the estate of an eccentric botanist, not knowing that it will soon become the scene of murder.

Director: Sarah Harding | Stars: Julia McKenzie, Kimberley Nixon, Bobby Smalldridge, Martin Compston

Votes: 623

48. 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

49. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Terror (2012)

Not Rated | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Whilst the money laundering investigation is passed to Fraud Squad Gates is still hounded by his blackmailers. Kate wants to connect him to Jackie's murder and sets out to gain his trust to... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Mackinnon | Stars: Nigel Boyle, Lennie James, Gregory Piper, Vicky McClure

Votes: 611

50. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: In the Trap (2017)

Not Rated | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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As shocking new evidence is unearthed, AC-12 step up their investigation in to the case against Michael Farmer.

Director: John Strickland | Stars: Nigel Boyle, Martin Compston, Adrian Dunbar, Paul Higgins

Votes: 609



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