With Acorn Media Group (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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: 23,707

2. Agatha Christie's 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: 4,933

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: 11,786

4. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)

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

8.0
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

Votes: 9,386

5. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 4,451

6. And Then There Were None (2015)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Ten strangers are invited to an island by a mysterious host, and start to get killed one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Stars: Maeve Dermody, Charles Dance, Toby Stephens, Burn Gorman

Votes: 26,809

7. Tales of the City (1993)

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.4
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (Is A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 2,984

8. 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: 2,925

9. Poldark (1975– )

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Clive Francis, Jill Townsend

Votes: 881

10. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 2,438

11. 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: 2,991

12. Fingersmith (2005)

Not Rated | 181 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.9
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In Victorian England, Sue, a young thief, participates in a scam to defraud a rich heiress by becoming her maid. Things take an unexpected turn and Sue's plan goes horribly wrong.

Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, Rupert Evans

Votes: 7,589

13. Cracker (1993–1996)

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

8.4
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Dr Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a criminal psychologist. He is rather anti-social and obnoxious but he has a gift for solving crimes. Thus he is employed as a consultant by the Manchester Police.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 5,111

14. Robin Hood (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Fantasy, Drama

8.5
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A forest mystical being appoints two men in succession as the legendary outlaw defender of the oppressed.

Stars: Peter Llewellyn Williams, Ray Winstone, Mark Ryan, Clive Mantle

Votes: 3,614

15. Above Suspicion (2009–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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The murder of a young actress starts an investigation that uncovers on-screen tensions, a complex private life, controversial memoirs, and suspected abuse.

Stars: Kelly Reilly, Ciarán Hinds, Shaun Dingwall, Amanda Lawrence

Votes: 1,900

16. Straight Forward (2019– )

TV-14 | Crime

5.8
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After a family member is murdered, con woman Silvia decides to get even by robbing the crime boss behind the hit. But things go awry, and she has to flee to New Zealand and start a completely different life.

Stars: Cecilie Stenspil, Mark Mitchinson, Arlo Green, Stephane Garneau-Monten

Votes: 159

17. Love in a Cold Climate (2001– )

150 min | Drama

7.1
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Spanning a critical historical time from 1929 to 1940, three young women search for love. The young women leave behind their careless and innocent youth as they pursue love and happiness through places far beyond their expectations.

Stars: Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Javier Alcina, Rosamund Pike, Megan Dodds

Votes: 668

18. Murphy's Law (2003–2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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As a maverick cop with a dark past, DS Tommy Murphy fails a psychiatric assessment but is given one last chance by his boss and given a dangerous undercover assignment.

Stars: James Nesbitt, Del Synnott, Claudia Harrison, Mark Benton

Votes: 997

19. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Cathy Murphy

Votes: 974

20. Aristocrats (1999– )

TV-14 | 300 min | Drama, History

7.3
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18th-century England and Ireland viewed through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters - Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, great-granddaughters of a king, daughters of a cabinet minister, and wives of politicians and peers.

Stars: Siân Phillips, Alun Armstrong, Ben Daniels, Serena Gordon

Votes: 1,327

21. Doctor Zhivago (2002)

TV-14 | 226 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is about to get ... See full summary »

Stars: Keira Knightley, Sam Neill, Hans Matheson, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 4,669

22. Murder in Suburbia (2004–2005)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".

Stars: Caroline Catz, Lisa Faulkner, Jeremy Sheffield, Glen Davies

Votes: 1,004

23. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)

60 min | Comedy

8.4
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In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

Votes: 2,307

24. Fanny Hill (2007– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Orphaned by smallpox, young Lancashire country lady Fanny Hill cheerfully accepts her friend Esther Davies's offer to join the London 'working girls' with Mrs. Brown, a madam who recruits ... See full summary »

Stars: Rebecca Night, Alison Steadman, Hugo Speer, Emma Stansfield

Votes: 1,010

25. The Last Detective (2003–2007)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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"Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants, and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans.

Stars: Peter Davison, Sean Hughes, Rob Spendlove, Charles De'Ath

Votes: 1,017

26. A Woman of Substance (1984)

300 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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This mini-series charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the twentieth century, to respected business woman and grandmother in the 1980s. From humble beginnings... See full summary »

Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Barry Bostwick, Deborah Kerr, Diane Baker

Votes: 784

27. A Dance to the Music of Time (1997– )

Not Rated | 416 min | Drama

7.4
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Anthony Powell's twelve volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatized for television.

Stars: Gillian Barge, Nicholas Jones, Simon Russell Beale, Robin Bailey

Votes: 415

28. The Pallisers (1974– )

50 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced marriage of Glencora (Susan Hampshire), the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of study. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Barbara Murray, Moray Watson

Votes: 368

29. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn.

Stars: Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, Barbara New, David Griffin

Votes: 1,176

30. Callan (1967–1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Greg Callan's cousin David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 531

31. Fortysomething (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Paul Slippery (Hugh Laurie), a forty-something doctor, lives with his wife Estelle and three sex-obsessed sons Rory, Daniel and Edwin in the west London suburb of Putney. On top of coping ... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh Laurie, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 1,874

32. East of Eden (1981)

480 min | Drama

7.4
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Screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel which begins in the years after the American Civil War and, through the story of the Trask family, brings to light a struggle and conflict inherent in the human condition.

Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 632

33. 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: 119

34. Rag Nymph (1997– )

180 min | Drama

7.4
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Separated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th Century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag ... See full summary »

Stars: Val McLane, Alec Newman, Christine Anderson, Tracey Wilkinson

Votes: 436

35. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Maurice Denham, Angela Easterling, Christopher Wren, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 187

36. Lillie (1978– )

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller, Peggy Ann Wood, Anton Rodgers

Votes: 456

37. A Bit of a Do (1989– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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This series was set in a fictional Yorkshire town and based on the books by David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin and Henry Pratt. Each episode took place at a different social ... See full summary »

Stars: David Jason, Gwen Taylor, Nicola Pagett, Stephanie Cole

Votes: 143

38. Clarissa (1991– )

156 min | History

7.1
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A virtuous young woman is oppressed by her ambitious family and a rake who's becomes obsessed with her.

Stars: Sean Bean, Saskia Wickham, Jonny Phillips, Lynsey Baxter

Votes: 537

39. Barbary Coast (1975–1976)

60 min | Western

6.9
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The wild wild west adventures of 19th-century agents Jeff Cable and Cash Conover.

Stars: William Shatner, Richard Kiel, Dave Turner, Doug McClure

Votes: 107

40. 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

41. Lorna Doone (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 87 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Michael MacKenzie, Andrew Ferguson, Sean Bean, Claire Madden

Votes: 270

42. Lilies (2007)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Tough, sexy, funny and heartbreaking, Lillies details the lives of Iris, May and Ruby Moss - Catholic sisters coming of age in a dockland terraced house. Familial love sustains them, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian McCardie, Catherine Tyldesley, Kerrie Hayes, Leanne Rowe

Votes: 734

43. Coming Home (1998– )

101 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Drama series about the Dunbar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.

Stars: Joanna Lumley, Peter O'Toole, Gruschenka Stevens, Paul Bettany

Votes: 622

44. Wide Sargasso Sea (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 84 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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The first Mrs. Rochester recalls how she met her future husband and eventually came to be imprisoned in the attic at Thornfield Hall.

Director: Brendan Maher | Stars: Rafe Spall, Rebecca Hall, Nina Sosanya, Victoria Hamilton

Votes: 613

45. M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (2003–2005)

TV-PG | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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A London MIT investigates a number of gruesome murders.

Stars: Lindsey Coulson, Richard Hope, Michael McKell, Samantha Spiro

Votes: 163

46. Love for Lydia (1977– )

Not Rated | 780 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Martin, Christopher Blake, Sherrie Hewson, Peter Davison

Votes: 166

47. Hold the Dream (1986)

195 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Four-part, four-hour follow-up to A Woman of Substance (1984) with Deborah Kerr, now playing Emma Harte at age eighty in the last winter of her life and dealing with her granddaughter Paula... See full summary »

Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Deborah Kerr, Fiona Fullerton, Stephen Collins

Votes: 292

48. The Dwelling Place (1994– )

180 min | Drama

7.1
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Set in the 1830's, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for ... See full summary »

Stars: Tracy Whitwell, Lucy Cohu, Ray Stevenson, Philip Voss

Votes: 308

49. The Hanging Gale (1995– )

Drama, History

7.8
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The four brothers of the Phelan family battle to save their farm and their family from the ravages of the Irish Potato Famine in 1846, and from an English land agent who takes a dislike to ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe McGann, Mark McGann, Paul McGann, Stephen McGann

Votes: 162

50. Rain Shadow (2007)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Rain Shadow was shot in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia and is set in the fictional district of Paringa, a dry land farming area in a rain shadow. It tells the story of two characters... See full summary »

Stars: Rachel Ward, Victoria Thaine, Grant Piro, Tom O'Sullivan

Votes: 222


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