With Acorn Media (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Broadchurch (2013–2017)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

Stars: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan

Votes: 77,636

2. 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: 23,807

3. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )

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

8.3
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A female sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of Melbourne in the late 1920s, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.

Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings

Votes: 11,810

4. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

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

8.4
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As WWII rages, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front; investigating crime on the south coast of England. Later series, see the retired detective working as an MI5 agent in the aftermath of the war.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 11,629

5. Traitors (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Thriller

6.5
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A British civil servant agrees to spy on her own government for the Americans in the aftermath of WWII.

Stars: Emma Appleton, Luke Treadaway, Michael Stuhlbarg, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 1,695

6. Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018)

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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Three schoolgirls and their governesses mysteriously disappear on Valentines Day in 1900.

Stars: Natalie Dormer, Lily Sullivan, Lola Bessis, Harrison Gilbertson

Votes: 2,938

7. National Treasure (2016)

192 min | Drama

7.4
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Paul Finchley is a bona fide "national treasure", one half of a popular, long-running comedy double act. However, the famous comedian's world is thrown into chaos when he is accused of historic sexual abuse.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Julie Walters, Andrea Riseborough, Babou Ceesay

Votes: 1,731

8. Wild at Heart (2006–2013)

47 min | Drama

7.3
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About a veterinarian and his family who travel to South Africa from England to a game reserve. The trip was to initially release a wild animal back into the wild but then the vet falls in ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Tompkinson, Deon Stewardson, Nomsa Xaba, Thapelo Mokoena

Votes: 1,081

9. The Red Green Show (1991–2006)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy

7.7
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Red Green airs his handyman show from Possum Lodge, Canada, and also experiences some zany adventures in real life.

Stars: Steve Smith, Patrick McKenna, Rick Green, Bob Bainborough

Votes: 2,155

10. Accused (2010–2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock.

Stars: Michael Maloney, Andrew Readman, Chord Melodic, Rosina Carbone

Votes: 1,701

11. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)

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

7.6
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Set amongst the stunning gardens of Europe, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two professional gardeners, find themselves drawn into solving mysterious crimes.

Stars: Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris, Ryan Philpott, Daisy Dunlop

Votes: 3,209

12. Finding Joy (2018– )

Comedy

6.5
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Joy is perfectly happy with her life. It's neat and tidy and just how she likes it. Sure, her long-term boyfriend, Aidan, has left her, but Joy is fine with it. She's certainly not ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Huberman, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Paul Reid, Hannah James-Scott

Votes: 190

13. What Remains (2013)

TV-MA | 240 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A young couple move into an apartment only to find the body of a young woman that had been missing for 2 years but never registered as missing which leads to a deeper investigation into what actually happened.

Stars: Alexander Arnold, Denise Gough, Lisa Millett, David Threlfall

Votes: 2,684

14. The Turn of the Screw (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.5
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A naive and sexually repressed young governess is haunted by the ghosts of previous occupants of a mansion.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Michelle Dockery, Eva Sayer, Josef Lindsay, Dan Stevens

Votes: 922

15. Criminal Activities (2015)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Four young men make a risky investment together that puts them in trouble with the mob.

Director: Jackie Earle Haley | Stars: Michael Pitt, Dan Stevens, Christopher Abbott, Rob Brown

Votes: 7,866

16. The Girl (2012 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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The turbulent relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and actress Tippi Hedren.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Sienna Miller, Toby Jones, Imelda Staunton, Conrad Kemp

Votes: 6,408

17. Mayday (2013)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.7
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Mayday in a small town steeped in pagan traditions where the crowning of the May Queen is the highlight of the day until suddenly she goes missing.

Stars: Koko Anglo, Matthew Ashforde, Caroline Berry, Daniel Coonan

Votes: 1,213

18. North & South (1975)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A young woman is uprooted from her idyllic village in Southern England, has her eyes opened to class warfare in the industrial North, and receives a surprising marriage proposal.

Stars: Rosalind Shanks, Patrick Stewart, Rosalie Crutchley, Robin Bailey

Votes: 120

19. The Passion (2008– )

180 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Follows Christ's last days and crucifixion.

Stars: Ben Daniels, John Lynch, Joseph Mawle, James Nesbitt

Votes: 325

20. A Murder of Quality (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Mystery

6.4
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Taken from the book by John le Carré, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague, Ailsa Brimley, to investigate a mysterious letter from a junior master's wife at... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Joss Ackland, Glenda Jackson, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 706

21. The Turn of the Screw (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Caroline Pegg, Jodhi May, Colin Firth, Pam Ferris

Votes: 810

22. To Serve Them All My Days (1980–1981)

673 min | Drama

8.5
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David Powlett-Jones has just returned to England from the trenches of WWI. He was injured and shell-shocked and, after a spell in hospital he gets a job teaching in a boys boarding school ... See full summary »

Stars: John Duttine, Frank Middlemass, Alan MacNaughtan, Patricia Lawrence

Votes: 504

23. Traffik (1989)

Unrated | 315 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan. While he's on trial, his trophy wife, a former Olympic swimmer, discovers steely ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Paterson, Lindsay Duncan, Fritz Müller-Scherz, Jamal Shah

Votes: 1,381

24. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)

Not Rated | Comedy, Drama, History

7.9
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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Anna Manahan, Brendan Conroy

Votes: 167

25. 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: 717

26. Karaoke (1996– )

63 min | Drama

8.1
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 482

27. Our Mutual Friend (1976)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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Based on the Dickens novel, tells the story of a young man who's inherited fortune hangs on his marriage to a woman he's never met. But many have their eyes on his fortune and scheme to ... See full summary »

Stars: Lesley Dunlop, John McEnery, Nicholas Jones, Leo McKern

Votes: 87

28. Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Late in 1926 acclaimed mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears after marital problems and creates a media frenzy.

Director: Richard Curson Smith | Stars: Olivia Williams, Anna Massey, Raymond Coulthard, Stephen Boxer

Votes: 200

29. The Strauss Family (1972)

60 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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A seven-part mini-series produced in England about Vienna's Strauss family in the 19th-century. Members of the London Symphony Orchestra provided the music.

Stars: Stuart Wilson, Anne Stallybrass, Barbara Ferris, Christopher Benjamin

Votes: 91

30. P.O.W. (2003– )

48 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: James D'Arcy, Anatole Taubman, Ewan Stewart, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 132

31. Wessex Tales (1973– )

Drama

7.1
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BBC drama series based on short stories written by Thomas Hardy.

Stars: Nick Brimble, John Hurt, Billie Whitelaw, Yvonne Antrobus

Votes: 25

32. Earthflight (2011–2012)

59 min | Documentary

8.5
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A nature documentary about a bird's-eye view of the natural world, joining the journeys of snow geese, cranes, albatrosses, eagles and other birds across six continents. Beginning in North ... See full summary »

Star: David Tennant

Votes: 504

33. When the Moors Ruled in Europe (2005)

PG | 102 min | Documentary

7.1
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This program contends that the popular perception of the Muslim occupation of Spain toward the end of the first millennium is largely wrong. The eighth century Muslim invasion of the ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Copestake | Stars: Bettany Hughes, Antonio Almagro, Moussa Aouni, Pedro Chalmeta Gendrón

Votes: 151

34. James May's Road Trip (2006– )

58 min | Documentary

7.8
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Wine expert Oz Clarke travels around France with Top Gear (1978) presenter James May in an attempt to turn him into a wine connoisseur.

Stars: Oz Clarke, James May, Jean-Claude Mas, Fess Parker

Votes: 427

35. Warlords (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 214 min | Documentary

7.2
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This 2-disc series covers the dynamic relationships between the four major warlords of the second world war and their strategic aspirations and fears.

Director: Simon Berthon | Stars: Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, David Morrissey, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Votes: 22

36. Coal House (2008– )

300 min | Reality-TV

8.0
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Three families are transported back to 1927 and the war years to experience life in the mines without modern conveniences.

Stars: Nerys Howell, Terry Walton, Chris Williams

Votes: 29

37. Fred Dibnah's Railway Collection (2008– )

Documentary

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Star: Fred Dibnah

38. The Story of Dear Ladies (2007 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Richard Adamson | Star: George Logan

39. An Evening with Blowers: Henry Blofeld, the Voice of Cricket, Live (2008 Video)

85 min | Documentary

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Director: Rorie Sherwood | Star: Henry Blofeld

40. Tony Robinson's Cunning Night Out (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

6.3
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Tony Robinson's one man show, recounting his life and career.

Directors: Karen McKay, Tony Robinson | Star: Tony Robinson

Votes: 7

41. German Wanderlust (2010– )

120 min | Documentary

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Star: Julia Bradbury

42. The Norman Conquests (1977)
Episode: Living Together (1977)

93 min | Comedy

9.0
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A dysfunctional family gets together at the house of their cantankerous mother and old resentments, jealousies, and rivalries are reignited.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Tom Conti, David Troughton

Votes: 166

43. The Norman Conquests (1977)
Episode: Round and Round the Garden (1977)

120 min | Comedy

9.0
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Annie has second thoughts about spending the weekend with brother-in-law Norman as the dysfunctional family tries to come to terms with itself.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Tom Conti, David Troughton

Votes: 125

44. The Norman Conquests (1977)
Episode: Table Manners (1977)

120 min | Comedy

8.7
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A dysfunctional family gathering for the weekend reunites three siblings and significant others in a small country cottage with farcical consequences.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Tom Conti, David Troughton

Votes: 166

45. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Blood Will Out (1999)

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

7.4
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The murder of a village blow-hard, who had few supporters among his neighbors, happens while a gathering of travelers is taking place.

Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 559

46. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Death in Disguise (1998)

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

7.3
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DCI Barnaby needs all his wits about him as he investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune.

Director: Baz Taylor | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 624

47. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Death of a Stranger (1999)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Fox hunting, taxidermy and Oscar Wilde are part of the backdrop as Barnaby and Troy investigate a series of murders, beginning with that of a tramp in the woods.

Director: Peter Cregeen | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 544

48. The Brief (2004–2005)
Episode: Blame (2005)

69 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Defense attorney Henry Farmer knows all about train wrecks: his love life has derailed, and his financial situation has crashed, leaving him temporarily homeless. Now he must deal with his ... See full summary »

Director: Minkie Spiro | Stars: Melanie Hill, Alan Davies, Robert Whitelock, Michael Cochrane

Votes: 24

49. The Brief (2004–2005)
Episode: Lack of Affect (2005)

70 min | Crime, Drama

9.0
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Henry's newest client, a sufferer Asperger's syndrome accused of murdering his mother, may be the only habitually honest person involved in the case. Revelations of adultery and a ... See full summary »

Director: John Deery | Stars: Melissa Lloyd, Tom Burke, Virginia Denham, Alan Davies

Votes: 26

50. M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (2003–2005)
Episode: Daddy's Little Girl (2003)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a three year old building is demolished the perfectly preserved body of a nineteen tear old cancer survivor is found with a crushed skull.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Lindsey Coulson, Samantha Spiro, Richard Hope, Richard Huw

Votes: 20


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