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1. Shameless (2004–2013)

TV-MA | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The lives and relationships of a group of siblings and their estranged father Frank Gallagher on a rough Manchester estate.

Stars: David Threlfall, Rebecca Atkinson, Alice Barry, Nicky Evans

Votes: 16,701

2. Heartbeat (1992–2010)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff, and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 3,391

3. The Full Monty (1997)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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75 Metascore

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.

Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy, Wim Snape

Votes: 105,932 | Gross: $45.95M

4. God's Own Country (2017)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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85 Metascore

Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.

Director: Francis Lee | Stars: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones, Ian Hart

Votes: 30,453 | Gross: $0.34M

5. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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The world's longest-running television soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working-class people in Manchester, England.

Stars: William Roache, Helen Worth, Sally Dynevor, Simon Gregson

Votes: 5,451

6. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

7.5
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55 Metascore

Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Director: John Landis | Stars: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

Votes: 104,649 | Gross: $30.57M

7. Last of the Summer Wine (1973–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

Votes: 3,196

8. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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44 Metascore

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Freddie Crowder

Votes: 101,338 | Gross: $6.86M

9. Billy Elliot (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 134,182 | Gross: $22.00M

10. Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Realistic story of working-class Yorkshire life, alternately serious and light-hearted, as two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man.

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Michelle Holmes, George Costigan, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 4,135 | Gross: $0.12M

11. This Is England (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim

Votes: 121,726 | Gross: $0.33M

12. Safe House (2015–2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A married ex police couple are asked by a police officer and their close friend to turn their remote Guest House into a Safe House.

Stars: Stephen Moyer, Zoë Tapper, Jason Watkins, Sunetra Sarker

Votes: 2,176

13. Life on Mars (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973.

Stars: John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White, Dean Andrews

Votes: 30,593

14. How I Live Now (2013)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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57 Metascore

An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Harley Bird

Votes: 30,322 | Gross: $0.06M

15. Control (2007)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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78 Metascore

A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 65,025 | Gross: $0.87M

16. No Offence (I) (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Follows a group of police officers on the front line wondering what they did to end up where they are now, on the ugly side of Manchester.

Stars: Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy, Will Mellor, Paul Ritter

Votes: 5,385

17. The Royle Family (1998–2012)

45 min | Comedy

8.2
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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house.

Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash

Votes: 7,860

18. Kes (1969)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Family

7.9
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A working-class English boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet kestrel.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: David Bradley, Brian Glover, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie

Votes: 20,789

19. Bancroft (2017–2020)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A dark thriller surrounding Elizabeth Bancroft, a senior detective with explosive secrets.

Stars: Sarah Parish, Ryan McKen, Adam Long, Lee Boardman

Votes: 3,530

20. Hobson's Choice (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Widower Henry Hobson (Charles Laughton) is a successful bootmaker and a tyrannical father of three daughters who all want to leave him by getting married, but he refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson

Votes: 7,552

21. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Horror

8.4
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transgender taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Votes: 11,272

22. Dinnerladies (1998–2000)

34 min | Comedy

7.7
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Comedy about the workers in a factory canteen.

Stars: Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati

Votes: 2,396

23. Geordie Shore (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Reality-TV

5.1
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Reality TV show following eight young men and women as they spend a summer experiencing the highs and lows of Newcastle-upon-Tyne's party scene.

Stars: Gaz Beadle, Sophie Kasaei, Holly Hagan, Chloe Ferry

Votes: 4,486

24. Bread (1986–1991)

70 min | Comedy

6.2
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The Liverpool-based Boswell family are experts at exploiting the system to get by in life. Despite the fact that none of the Boswells are officially employed, they manage to live a fairly ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Boht, Nick Conway, Jonathon Morris, Kenneth Waller

Votes: 1,380

25. Phoenix Nights (2001–2002)

25 min | Comedy

8.6
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The misadventures of club owner Brian Potter who is determined to make The Phoenix Club the best working men's club in Greater Manchester.

Stars: Peter Kay, Dave Spikey, Justin Moorhouse, Paddy McGuinness

Votes: 6,703

26. The A Word (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

7.8
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The Hughes family work and love and fight like every other family. Then, their youngest son is diagnosed with autism and they don't feel like every other family anymore.

Stars: Max Vento, Lee Ingleby, Christopher Eccleston, Molly Wright

Votes: 2,150

27. Early Doors (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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The show centres on pub landlord Ken (John Henshaw), especially his preoccupation with his daughter Melanie (Christine Bottomley), and his nervous relationship with barmaid Tanya (Susan ... See full summary »

Stars: John Henshaw, Rita May, Mark Benton, Craig Cash

Votes: 1,736

28. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama

6.7
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A warm hearted drama series that follows the lives of the people of Skelthwate, and their local health center.

Stars: Lesley Dunlop, Christian Cooke, Philip Middlemiss, William Travis

Votes: 459

29. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

Votes: 16,550 | Gross: $4.60M

30. Car Share (2015–2020)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Assistant manager John Redmond and promotions rep Kayleigh Kitson are forced to commute together every day. But will they get along?

Stars: Peter Kay, Sian Gibson, Danny Swarsbrick, Guy Garvey

Votes: 5,024

31. Playing the Field (1998–2002)

60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.3
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The on-the-field trials and tribulations and the off-the-field lives, loves and infidelities of the Castlefield Blues, an underfunded, badly managed ladies football team from South ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Ineson, Jo McInnes, Melanie Hill, Lorraine Ashbourne

Votes: 328

32. Funland (2005)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Carter Krantz arrives in Blackpool to investigate who killed his mother. He gets a job in the local strip club. He soon realizes that the town has many dark secrets and that the killer may even be his boss - the club's owner.

Stars: Daniel Mays, Ian Puleston-Davies, Sarah Smart, Kris Marshall

Votes: 585

33. The Messenger (I) (2015)

101 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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Jack, a tortured soul, spends his days grudgingly seeing and speaking to the dead, helping deliver their messages to the loved ones left behind while trying to seek some respite from his tormented past and present.

Director: David Blair | Stars: Robert Sheehan, Lily Cole, Tamzin Merchant, Jack Fox

Votes: 1,213

34. Black Work (2015)

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A policewoman sets out to discover who murdered her husband, an undercover officer.

Stars: Sheridan Smith, Matthew McNulty, Oliver Woollford, Honor Kneafsey

Votes: 1,512

35. No Angels (2004–2006)

47 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Nurses who work, but also enjoy the night life.

Stars: Kaye Wragg, Louise Delamere, Sunetra Sarker, Jo Joyner

Votes: 431

36. See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A vivid drama which documents the notorious Moors murderers; Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Maxine Peake, Sean Harris, Matthew McNulty

Votes: 1,424

37. Between Two Women (2004)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

6.3
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Set in Northern England, this powerful tale of suppressed sexuality offers poignant and sharply observant social commentary, interlaced with a tender romance. Vetern actress Barbara Marten ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Woodcock | Stars: Barbara Marten, Andrina Carroll, Andrew Dunn, Bruce Alexander

Votes: 568

38. Outsiders (2022)

R | Adventure, Thriller | Completed

Josh and Nicole were planning on spending the day hiking in the remote forest in northern England, but their plans went awry when they ran into another hiker in the woods.

Director: Hank Orion | Stars: Tarik Badwan, Babs Doodkorte, Dan Blacka

39. Attack of the Adult Babies (2017)

84 min | Horror

4.1
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Three family members break into a remote country house to recover secret documents, but discover a cult of wealthy adults dressed as babies inside with sexy "nurses" as their caretakers.

Director: Dominic Brunt | Stars: Kurtis Lowe, Andrew Dunn, Andy Abrahams, Dominic Brunt

Votes: 610

40. Northern Soul (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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64 Metascore

Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.

Director: Elaine Constantine | Stars: Elliot James Langridge, Steve Coogan, Antonia Thomas, James Lance

Votes: 3,956 | Gross: $0.01M

41. Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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"Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?" is the 1973 sequel to the original 1964 series "The Likely Lads." Terry Collier (James Bolam) and Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes) are reunited after going their separate ways at the close of the original.

Stars: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth, Sheila Fearn

Votes: 1,144

42. The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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The story, adapted from a novella by D.H. Lawrence, tells how the daughter of a staid Rector in the north of England, rebels against her family by having a relationship with a gypsy, and how "the voice of the water" triumphs in the end.

Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Joanna Shimkus, Franco Nero, Honor Blackman, Mark Burns

Votes: 354 | Gross: $1.18M

43. Common As Muck (1994–1997)

55 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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The trials and tribulations of a group of binmen brought together by their common love of their job.

Stars: Neil Dudgeon, Richard Ridings, Stephen Lord, Edward Woodward

Votes: 237

44. The Clouded Yellow (1950)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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A former British agent is employed at the Fenton country estate where he aids Fenton's niece in eluding the police after she's unjustly accused of murdering a local gamekeeper.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard, Sonia Dresdel, Barry Jones

Votes: 869

45. A Bit of a Do (1989)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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: 207

46. The Road to Coronation Street (2010 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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The story of how the 22-year-old Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street (1960).

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Ann Aris, Lynda Baron, Steven Berkoff, David Dawson

Votes: 376

47. Housewife, 49 (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, War

7.7
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In the late 1930s Nella Last, a housewife aged 49, living in Barrow-in-Furness on the North West English coast,agrees to send details of her routine to the Mass observation project, a ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Victoria Wood, David Threlfall, Christopher Harper, Ben Crompton

Votes: 740

48. The Likely Lads (1964–1966)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England--but filmed in Willesden Junction, London. Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Don McKillop, Bartlett Mullins

Votes: 719

49. All Quiet on the Preston Front (1994–1997)

40 min | Comedy

8.0
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The comic every day lives and mis-adventures of a group of friends most of whom belong to their local unit of the Territorial Army in the North of England.

Stars: Caroline Catz, Colin Buchanan, Adrian Hood, Kate Gartside

Votes: 134

50. Granada Reports (1992– )

News

6.4
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Multiple daily news bulletins for the Granada North West region.

Stars: Kerrie Gosney, Tony Morris, Lucy Meacock, Jo Blythe

Votes: 72



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