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1. The Quatermass Experiment (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Professor Bernard Quatermass' manned rocket ship returns to Earth but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.

Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Adrian Dunbar, Mark Gatiss, David Tennant

Votes: 555

2. Second Sight (1999 TV Movie)

169 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A hard-working detective tries to disguise the fact that he's going blind, while working on a challenging murder case.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Clive Owen, Claire Skinner, Stuart Wilson, Phoebe Nicholls

Votes: 826

3. A for Andromeda (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the Yorkshire Dales, a group of scientists receive radio signals from the Andromeda Galaxy. Once decoded, these give them a computer program that can design a human clone. One physicist ... See full summary »

Director: John Strickland | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlie Cox, Kelly Reilly, Jane Asher

Votes: 603

4. Philby, Burgess and Maclean (1977 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Recruited by the Russians during their days at Cambridge, three young Englishmen rise to become high-ranked MI5 agents until their exposure in 1949.

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Anthony Bate, Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Bernard Archard

Votes: 54

5. Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Follows Sam Axe on a mission in Latin America and gives us a glimpse into his military past.

Director: Jeffrey Donovan | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Kiele Sanchez, RonReaco Lee, Pedro Pascal

Votes: 5,912

6. Northanger Abbey (2007 TV Movie)

PG | 84 min | Drama, Romance

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: 12,680

7. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (1991 TV Movie)

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

When Miss Marple is invited to the manor house of an old friend, it is not long before a puzzling murder puts her mind to work.

Director: Norman Stone | Stars: Joan Hickson, Jean Simmons, Joss Ackland, Faith Brook

Votes: 1,218

8. Painted Lady (1997 TV Movie)

204 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction,... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Helen Mirren, Iain Glen, Franco Nero, Michael Maloney

Votes: 490

9. The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The Duke Boys and company travel to Hollywood to sell some musical recordings in order to raise money to build a new hospital in Hazzard County. However, when their recordings and money are... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach, James Best

Votes: 678

10. My Summer with Des (1998 TV Movie)

82 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

Romantic comedy set during the European football championships in 1996, where football fan Martin finds his life is going from bad to worse after losing his job and splitting up with his ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Neil Morrissey, Rachel Weisz, John Gordon Sinclair, Arabella Weir

Votes: 324

11. An Evening with Gary Lineker (1994 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

In Majorca, Bill and Monica are on holiday trying to rekindle a failing marriage. Monica dreams of an affair with Gary Lineker, the 'Queen Mother of Football'. Circumstances change when Dan unexpectedly arrives at their hotel.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Paul Merton, Clive Owen, Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 147

12. Restless (2012 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.

Director: Edward Hall | Stars: Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Michelle Dockery, Michael Gambon

Votes: 2,683

13. A Weekend in the Country (1996 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

At Kennedy Airport two frazzled New Yorkers are separately boarding a plane to Temecula, California. Comedian Bobby Stein, who's trailing his ex-lover and Sally Shelton, a very pregnant ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Bergman | Stars: Rita Rudner, Richard Lewis, Betty White, Joseph Fusco

Votes: 172

14. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Nuts in May (1976)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

A middle-class couple go camping in Dorset, but peace and quiet elude them.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Roger Sloman, Alison Steadman, Anthony O'Donnell, Sheila Kelley

Votes: 1,580

15. Black Arrow (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, History

In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow to seek justice.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Georgia Slowe, Oliver Reed, Fernando Rey

Votes: 502

16. All the King's Men (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, War

Feature-length drama about the mystery of Sandringham Company, which disappeared in action at Gallipoli in 1915. Commanded by Captain Frank Beck, their estate manager, the men advanced into... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: David Jason, Maggie Smith, William Ash, Sonya Walger

Votes: 817

17. My House in Umbria (2003 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

An unlikely group of people find solace and friendship after being thrown together in the wake of a terrorist attack.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ronnie Barker, Chris Cooper, Benno Fürmann

Votes: 3,187

18. Capturing Mary (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 105 min | Drama

A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ruth Wilson, David Walliams, Danny Lee Wynter

Votes: 1,491

19. All Passion Spent (1986)

55 min | Drama

After a lifetime in the spotlight.Lady Slane, the 85 year old wife of a recently deceased politician is allowed to shed her public persona and retreat to a cottage in the Hampstead ... See full summary »

Stars: Wendy Hiller, Harry Andrews, Maurice Denham, Phyllis Calvert

Votes: 204

20. Saigon -Year of the Cat- (1983 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

Two Westerners, Barbara, bank employee, and Bob, C.I.A. analyst within the U.S. Embassy, meet a short time before the fall of Saigon.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Chic Murray, Yim Hoontrakul, Pichit Bulkul

Votes: 146

21. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Impossible Spy (1987)

96 min | Drama

Young Israeli husband Eli Cohen is recruited by the Mossad in the early 1960's and sent to Syria. Telling his wife he has a new job that requires extensive business travel, he takes up ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: John Shea, Eli Wallach, Sasson Gabai, Michal Bat-Adam

Votes: 239

22. The Secret Agent (1967 TV Movie)

45 min | Mystery, Thriller

A London shopkeeper is also a secret agent in the pay of an Eastern European power, and is ordered by them to arrange an "atrocity".

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Nigel Green, Mary Webster, Dennis Waterman, David Collings

23. Intrigue (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Thriller

A spy is looking for his old colleague who now works for the other side.

Director: David Drury | Stars: Scott Glenn, Robert Loggia, William Atherton, Martin Shaw

Votes: 95

24. The 39 Steps (2008 TV Movie)

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

Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more than he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts ... See full summary »

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Lydia Leonard, David Haig, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 1,841

25. Gideon's Daughter (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 105 min | Drama

Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Bill Nighy, Miranda Richardson, Emily Blunt, Robert Lindsay

Votes: 1,601

26. Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage (1989 TV Movie)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

Joe and Sarah Marriot is a pair of European campers who have pitched their tent for a little R & R at a campsite in France. The other families that have come to the site on holiday provide ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Jack Shepherd, Zoë Wanamaker, Katerina Hadjimatheou, Jamie Groves

Votes: 81

27. The Girl in the Café (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama, Romance

Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald, Meneka Das, Anton Lesser

Votes: 8,000

28. The Young Visiters (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Alfred Salteena is a slightly bumbling gentleman who meets a young lady on a train and invites her to his home in London. She comes to see society and meet young men and bothers him to go ... See full summary »

Director: David Yates | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Hugh Laurie, Lyndsey Marshal, Bill Nighy

Votes: 479

29. Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

A retired bachelor has a thing for his neighbor who only shows affection to her pet tortoise.

Director: Dearbhla Walsh | Stars: James Corden, Salo Gardner, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Cordery

Votes: 4,160

30. The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)

G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

Winston Churchill's wilderness years prior to World War II, when only he could see the threat that Adolf Hitler and a rearmed Germany posed to Europe.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Broadbent, Linus Roache

Votes: 5,192

31. The Blue Boy (1994 TV Movie)

52 min | Thriller

Marie is an insecure housewife whose husband, Joe, is having an affair. The two of them take a holiday to rural Scotland, but by sheer bad luck, end up at the hotel Joe uses for his "... See full summary »

Director: Paul Murton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Adrian Dunbar, Eleanor Bron, David Horovitch

Votes: 134

32. Sword of Honour (2001 TV Movie)

208 min | Drama, War

Guy Crouchback, heir to a declining English Roman Catholic family, returns to England from Italy at the start of World War II, and joins the Royal Corps of Halberdiers along with various ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Will Adamsdale, Nick Bartlett, Christopher Benjamin, Jane Bertish

Votes: 704

33. An Ungentlemanly Act (1992 TV Movie)

130 min | History, War

Royal Marines defend Government House from Argentine invaders during the events that triggered the Falklands War.

Director: Stuart Urban | Stars: Ian Richardson, Rosemary Leach, Ian McNeice, James Warrior

Votes: 316

34. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

82 Metascore

A recently orphaned young woman goes to live with eccentric relatives in Sussex, where she sets about improving their gloomy lives.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Kate Beckinsale, Sheila Burrell, Stephen Fry

Votes: 6,286 | Gross: $5.60M

35. A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance

Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. Determined to bury the past, the ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Sarah Miles, Oliver Reed, Christopher Plummer, Samantha Eggar

Votes: 681

36. The Weather in the Streets (1983 TV Movie)

133 min | Drama, Romance

Passion comes calling when a man suffering through an unhappy marriage in 1920s England runs into first love.

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Michael York, Lisa Eichhorn, Joanna Lumley, Rosalind Ayres

Votes: 28

37. September (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 171 min | Drama

Verena Steynton is holding a party for her daughter. All the aristocratic families of Strathcroy in the Scottish Highlands are attending, with all their guilty secrets ... Lord Archie ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Edward Fox, Michael York, Mariel Hemingway

Votes: 152

38. The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Henshall) is the author of the famous Sherlock Holmes books. This movie shows us how Doyle came up with the idea of the 'super detective' and how he uses the ... See full summary »

Director: Cilla Ware | Stars: Tim McInnerny, John Bett, Emily Blunt, Gemma Burns

Votes: 200

39. Catherine the Great (1995 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.

Directors: Marvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul McGann, Ian Richardson, Brian Blessed

Votes: 1,114

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

Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Family

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: 1,350

41. Cider with Rosie (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.

Director: Philippa Lowthorpe | Stars: Timothy Spall, Samantha Morton, Georgie Smith, Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen

Votes: 528

42. A Room with a View (2007 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

It's the Edwardian era. The Honeychurches - Marian Honeychurch and her two just of age children Lucy Honeychurch and Freddy Honeychurch - are a carefree and fun-loving family that live in ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Laurence Fox, Rafe Spall, Sophie Thompson

Votes: 1,120

43. Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001 TV Movie)

76 min | Comedy, Drama

Pete has recently got a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman. His mentor is the veteran Tommy, whose methods are rather rude; his sole target is to be the best salesman in his team and to ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Timothy Spall, Michael Begley, Katy Cavanagh-Jupe, Caroline Ashley

Votes: 920

44. Shooting the Past (1999 TV Movie)

182 min | Drama, History

A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Timothy Spall, Liam Cunningham, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 1,094

46. The Cherry Orchard (1981 TV Movie)

130 min | Drama

Madame Ranevskaya is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial... See full summary »

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Judi Dench, Bill Paterson, Anton Lesser, Harriet Walter

Votes: 90

47. Dutch Girls (1985 TV Movie)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An adolescent British field hockey team goes to Holland, where they find something far more interesting than tulips and windmills - hot, sexy women! They are so busy chasing girls that they forget all about their hockey match.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Bill Paterson, Colin Firth, Timothy Spall, James Wilby

Votes: 256

48. The Nihilist's Double Vision (1987 TV Movie)

10 min | Drama

An awkward projectionist causes havoc in a cinema.

Director: Syd Macartney | Stars: Clive Mantle, Caroline Quentin, Anne Romyn, Timothy Spall

49. Gothic (1986)

R | 87 min | Horror