With Acorn TV (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears (2020)

TV-14 | 101 min | Adventure, Mystery

6.3
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After freeing a young girl from her unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, Phryne Fisher begins to unravel a mystery concerning priceless emeralds, ancient curses and the truth behind the suspicious disappearance of Shirin's forgotten tribe.

Director: Tony Tilse | Stars: Essie Davis, Ashleigh Cummings, Rupert Penry-Jones, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 819

2. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )

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

8.1
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In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders.

Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 9,385

3. London Kills (2019– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Drama series following the detectives of an elite murder investigation squad in London.

Stars: Hugo Speer, Sharon Small, Bailey Patrick, Tori Allen-Martin

Votes: 773

4. Blood (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Cat Hogan returns to West Meath upon her mother's sudden death - she has an accident at home and died (or was it an accident?). Blood is about old secrets, older betrayals, mind games and the lies family tell each other.

Stars: Adrian Dunbar, Grainne Keenan, Diarmuid Noyes, Sean Duggan

Votes: 977

5. Agatha Raisin (2014– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The Cotswolds-based PR guru turned amateur sleuth returns for a series of comedic murder-mysteries based on the books by M.C. Beaton.

Stars: Ashley Jensen, Matt McCooey, Mathew Horne, Jamie Glover

Votes: 2,456

6. A Place to Call Home (2013–2018)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

8.3
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A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia.

Stars: Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazlehurst, Brett Climo, Craig Hall

Votes: 3,476

7. 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: 11,912

8. Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (2019– )

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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In swinging 60's Melbourne, gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher inherits a windfall when the famous aunt she never knew goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea.

Stars: Geraldine Hakewill, Joel Jackson, Catherine McClements, Toby Truslove

Votes: 847

9. Gold Digger (2019– )

Thriller

6.5
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A wealthy older woman falls in love with a younger man, but is the relationship all that it seems?

Stars: Karla-Simone Spence, Julia Ormond, Ben Barnes, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 1,361

10. Manhunt (2019– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton tracks down a serial killer.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Katie Lyons, Claudie Blakley, Stephen Wight

Votes: 2,978

11. Queens of Mystery (2019– )

45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Three crime-writing sisters and their 28-year old niece use their extensive knowledge of crime to solve whodunit style murders in the picturesque English village of Wildemarsh.

Stars: Olivia Vinall, Julie Graham, Siobhan Redmond, Sarah Woodward

Votes: 594

12. The Loch (2017)

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for detective Annie Redford, who is trying to cope with her first murder case.

Stars: Jim McMeekin, Laura Fraser, Siobhan Finneran, Don Gilet

Votes: 3,472

13. Striking Out (2017– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama

7.7
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When Tara discovers her fiancé and fellow solicitor Eric has been cheating with a colleague, she leaves him and their prestigious law firm to set up her own practice specialising in family ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Huberman, Rory Keenan, Emmet Byrne, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 1,069

14. Mystery Road (2018– )

Not Rated | 57 min | Drama

7.6
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Detective Jay Swan is assigned to investigate a mysterious disappearance on an outback cattle station. Soon, Jay's investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.

Stars: Aaron Pedersen, Tasia Zalar, Tasma Walton, Judy Davis

Votes: 1,581

15. Jack Irish (2016–2018)

Not Rated | 52 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Jack is engaged to find a missing person, only to be later framed for his murder. Jack is quickly caught up in a complex web of powerful vested interests that stretches from his home town of Fitzroy to a remote village in the Philippines.

Stars: Guy Pearce, Aaron Pedersen, Roy Billing, Shane Jacobson

Votes: 1,235

16. Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders (2017– )

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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When a childhood friend suddenly dies Rebecka Martinsson returns home to the north of Kiruna. But not everything is what it seems.

Stars: Ida Engvoll, Eva Melander, Jakob Öhrman, Gunilla Röör

Votes: 1,396

17. The Witness for the Prosecution (2016)

Not Rated | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The hunt is on to find the murderer of a wealthy glamorous heiress who is found dead in her London townhouse. Based on the short story by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Billy Howle, Kim Cattrall, Monica Dolan, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 3,654

18. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Stars: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Nicholas Farrell

Votes: 2,745

19. Jamaica Inn (2014– )

177 min | Drama

6.5
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A young woman moves in with her aunt and uncle and soon discovers unsavory happenings in her new home.

Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew McNulty, Sean Harris, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 1,464

20. New Worlds (2014)

Drama, History, War

6.3
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The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.

Stars: Pip Carter, Phil Cheadle, Holli Dempsey, Joe Dempsie

Votes: 1,084

21. Anzac Girls (2014)

60 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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The true stories of extraordinary young women who witness the brutality and heroism of war and rise to meet the challenge.

Stars: Georgia Flood, Antonia Prebble, Laura Brent, Anna McGahan

Votes: 992

22. Dead Still (2020– )

Comedy, Crime, Mystery | Post-production

Set in 1880s Ireland in the Victorian era heyday of 'postmortem photography' the six-episode period drama follows a renowned memorial photographer as he investigates the murders of his recently deceased subjects.

Stars: Michael Smiley, Jimmy Smallhorne, Eileen O'Higgins, Aidan O'Hare

23. Serangoon Road (2013)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Serangoon Road is a detective noir series set against the tumultuous backdrop of 1960s Singapore.

Stars: Don Hany, Joan Chen, Maeve Dermody, Alaric

Votes: 587

24. The Great War: The People's Story (2014– )

Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Through original diaries, letters, and memoirs, this unforgettable documentary tells how the lives of regular British men and women were transformed by the Great War. Along with historical ... See full summary »

Stars: Olivia Colman, Rosalind March, Alison Steadman, Giles Alderson

Votes: 94

25. 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: 738

26. Lucan (2013)

63 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A two-part drama about infamous aristocrat John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, who mysteriously disappeared in 1974 after being accused of murdering his children's nanny.

Stars: Rory Kinnear, Catherine McCormack, Christopher Eccleston, Alistair Petrie

Votes: 359

27. The Southwesterlies (2020– )

Drama | Post-production

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Stars: Orla Brady, Eileen Walsh, Steve Wall, Ger Ryan

28. The Art Detectives (2017– )

Reality-TV

8.6
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Art historians examine some of the lesser known works among Britain's largest collections. The look for lost masterpieces and examine the history and lineage of each piece from creation to collection.

Stars: Bendor Grosvenor, Jacky Klein

Votes: 24

29. The Accident (2016–2017)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Construction boss Gabriel Cauvy lives with his wife and daughter in a picturesque village in Brittany, France. A mysterious car accident has bizarre circumstances and the search for the truth is more dangerous than he could have imagined.

Stars: Bruno Solo, Charlotte Talpaert, Rose Montron, Charlotte Des Georges

Votes: 70

30. This Promised Life (2019– )

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The epic story of one of the many Sicilian families during the greatest modern migratory movements in recent history.

31. The Death of the Heart (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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A young orphan girl, Portia, goes to live with her well-to-do aunt and uncle. As she is groomed to become a lady, she is confused by the young man who seems to be courting her. Surrounded ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Daniel Chatto, JoJo Cole, Judith Davis

Votes: 42

32. 19-2 on Bravo: Behind the Scenes (2014 Video)

19 min | Short, Drama

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Interviews with the artists and production team, plus an exclusive look at the season 1 sets from the English adaptation of 19-2, one of the biggest French Canadian hit TV series.

Director: David Boisclair | Stars: Benz Antoine, Mylène Dinh-Robic, Adrian Holmes, Jared Keeso

34. The Trial of Lord Lucan (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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An imagined trial of a man who, in 1974 London, is thought to have killed a woman he mistook for his wife in order to regain custody of his children. He disappeared the day after the killing and was never found.

Director: Richard Signy | Stars: Geoffrey Annis, Sean Arnold, Lynsey Baxter, Alan Bird

Votes: 16

35. The Making of the President: The 1960s (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 313 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Richard Basehart, William Conrad, Barry Goldwater, Hubert H. Humphrey

36. Barbary Coast (1975–1976)
Episode: The Ballad of Redwing Jail (1975)

60 min | Western

6.0
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To recover stolen money stashed in a jail cell, Jeff masquerades as a crook and has himself arrested. A jail break interrupts his search, and it's up to Cash to save his friend from a gang of outlaws before an old flame blows Jeff's cover.

Director: John Florea | Stars: William Shatner, Doug McClure, Andrew Duggan, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 11

37. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Episode: Amsterdam 6th July 1942 (2009)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Anne is given a diary for her 13th birthday. Anne's parents Otto and Edith decide to go into hiding from the Nazis after call up papers arrive for her sister Margot.

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Mariah Gale

Votes: 35

38. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Episode: October 1942 (2009)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Anne finds living in the same complex in hiding with the Van Daan family harder and harder. When Mr Dussell comes to live at the complex, he soon becomes the butt of all of Anne's jokes.

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Nicholas Farrell

Votes: 37

39. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Episode: November 1942 (2009)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Otto discovers that the building in which everyone is hiding has been sold. Everyone hopes that the war will be over in a few months as the lease to the building won't be exchanged until then. Mr Dussell misses his fiancée.

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Kate Ashfield, Greg Bennett, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook

Votes: 33

40. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Episode: June 1943 (2009)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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As Anne matures, she begins to develop feelings towards Peter and flirts with him. After Otto tells her not to get too involved, Anne and Peter end up declaring their love for each other.

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Nicholas Farrell

Votes: 34

41. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Episode: May 1944 (2009)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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When Anne's family find out the Dutch government want diaries telling of wartime experiences, Anne is encouraged to submit hers. Determined to be a professional writer, Anne finds herself ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Nicholas Farrell

Votes: 36

42. Marple (2004–2013)
Episode: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (2010)

TV-PG | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A troubled Hollywood star and her husband move to St. Mary Mead, but their arrival becomes clouded in tragedy when a fan is fatally poisoned during a garden fête.

Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Julia McKenzie, Lindsay Duncan, Gene Goodman, Isabella Parriss

Votes: 747

43. Marple (2004–2013)
Episode: The Secret of Chimneys (2010)

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

7.2
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An attempt to bring a famed stately home back to its former glory is marred when a visiting Austrian diplomat is shot to death decades after the disappearance of a priceless diamond.

Director: John Strickland | Stars: Julia McKenzie, Ian Weichardt, Laura O'Toole, Robert Dunbar

Votes: 780

44. Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (2013)

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

8.7
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An ailing Poirot returns to Styles with Hastings nearly three decades after solving their first mystery there in order to prevent a serial killer from claiming more victims.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: David Suchet, Helen Baxendale, Hugh Fraser, Anne Reid

Votes: 1,645

45. Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Dead Man's Folly (2013)

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

8.0
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Mrs Oliver is asked to devise a murder hunt for a Devon fête, but her sense of foreboding summons Poirot to the scene. Her fears are realized when the girl playing murder victim winds up truly murdered.

Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: David Suchet, Sean Pertwee, Chris Gordon, Richard Dixon

Votes: 1,224

46. Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Elephants Can Remember (2013)

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

8.1
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Ariadne Oliver becomes an amateur sleuth when her goddaughter tasks her to find out the truth behind her parents' mysterious deaths.

Director: John Strickland | Stars: David Suchet, Adrian Lukis, Annabel Mullion, Zoë Wanamaker

Votes: 1,421

47. Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The Big Four (2013)

TV-14 | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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As the threat of world war looms large, Poirot seeks the help of friends both old and new when he is pitted against a dangerous group of dissidents responsible for a series of violent murders.

Director: Peter Lydon | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Pauline Moran, Philip Jackson

Votes: 1,259

48. Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The Labours of Hercules (2013)

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

8.2
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Poirot's pursuit of an infamous art thief leads him to a snowbound hotel in the Swiss Alps, where he is met with a plethora of mysteries and the reappearance of a familiar face from the past.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: David Suchet, Patrick Ryecart, Rupert Evans, Lorna Nickson Brown

Votes: 1,342

49. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Sickness and Health (2013)

TV-14 | 48 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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Wedding bells are ringing for the Doc and Louisa. But will the marriage finally go ahead?

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 212

50. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (2013)

TV-14 | 48 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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It is Louisa's first day back at school and their new child minder, Mel, is late for work. When Mel finally does arrive Martin is dubious about handing James over to this woman who is constantly scratching.

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 160


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