United Kingdom (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Guy Ritchie's The Covenant (2023)
R | 123 min | Action, Thriller, War
During the war in Afghanistan, a local interpreter risks his own life to carry an injured sergeant across miles of grueling terrain.
Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dar Salim, Sean Sagar, Jason Wong
2. Queen Cleopatra (2023)
TV-14 | 180 min | Documentary
Netflix docudrama about Queen Cleopatra of Egypt of the Ptolemaic lineage from Macedonia, Greece, that ruled for 21 years, between the years 51 BC and 30 BC, ending with her suicide.
Stars: Jada Pinkett Smith, Adele James, Craig Russell, John Partridge
3. The Diplomat (II) (2023– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Thriller
In the midst of an international crisis, Kate Wyler, a career diplomat, lands in a high-profile job for which she is not suited, with tectonic implications for her marriage and her political future.
Stars: Keri Russell, Rufus Sewell, David Gyasi, Ali Ahn
4. Black Mirror (2011– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech multiverse where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.
Stars: Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel, Beatrice Robertson-Jones
5. Oppenheimer (2023)
180 min | Biography, Drama, History | Post-production
The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.
Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr.
6. The Son (I) (2022)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama
Peter has his busy life with new partner Beth and their baby thrown into disarray when his ex-wife Kate turns up with their teenage son, Nicholas.
Director: Florian Zeller | Stars: Vanessa Kirby, Felix Goddard, Max Goddard, Hugh Jackman
7. Peaky Blinders (2013–2022)
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama
A gangster family epic set in 1900s England, centering on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.
Stars: Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Helen McCrory
8. Maryland (2023)
60 min | Drama
Follows Becca and Rosaline, two sisters that were distanced, but that through tragic events, learn to love and respect each other again.
Stars: Suranne Jones, Eve Best, Stockard Channing, Hugh Quarshie
9. Inside Man (II) (2022)
TV-MA | 240 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A prisoner on death row in the US and a woman trapped in a cellar under an English vicarage, cross paths in the most unexpected way.
Stars: David Tennant, Stanley Tucci, Dolly Wells, Lydia West
10. Doctor Who (2005– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.
Stars: Jodie Whittaker, Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Smith
11. The Last Kingdom (2015–2022)
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, History
As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred--born a Saxon but raised by Vikings--seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.
Stars: Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Arnas Fedaravicius, Mark Rowley
12. Steeltown Murders (2023)
Crime, Drama, History
Three murders - unsolved but never forgotten. Thirty years on, can DCI Bethall find the serial killer who terrorised 1970s Port Talbot?
Stars: Steffan Rhodri, Philip Glenister, Scott Arthur, Karen Paullada
13. Ten Pound Poms (2023– )
A group of Brits leave post-war Britain in 1956 to embark on an adventure. The Roberts family tries to make the best of their situation, but life at the shelter tests them, but they're not the only ones avoiding the truth.
Stars: Warren Brown, Faye Marsay, Hattie Hook, Michelle Keegan
14. Happy Valley (2014–2023)
TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Yorkshire-based crime drama centering on the personal and professional life of Police Sergeant Catherine Cawood.
Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran, James Norton, Rhys Connah
15. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A veteran Detective Chief Inspector and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.
Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Neil Dudgeon
16. The Crown (2016–2023)
TV-MA | 58 min | Biography, Drama, History
Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.
Stars: Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Imelda Staunton, Matt Smith
17. Firebrand (2023)
120 min | Drama, History, Horror
Follows Queen Catherine Parr and Henry VIII's marriage.
Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Jude Law, Eddie Marsan, Sam Riley
18. Rome (2005–2007)
TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon
19. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith
Votes: 809,152 | Gross: $317.58M
20. Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre (2023)
R | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Special agent Orson Fortune and his team of operatives recruit one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars to help them on an undercover mission when the sale of a deadly new weapons technology threatens to disrupt the world order.
Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Cary Elwes, Hugh Grant
21. Sex Education (2019– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Comedy, Drama
A teenage boy with a sex therapist mother teams up with a high school classmate to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Stars: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey
22. No Escape (2023– )
When a yacht is found adrift in the seas around Queensland, Australia- the galley fully stocked with plenty of food and everyone's personal items but with nobody onboard police launch an investigation.
Stars: Gary Sweet, Rhianne Barreto, Jay Ryan, Abigail Lawrie
23. Annika (2021– )
TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Witty, enigmatic DI Annika Strandhed heads up the Marine Homicide Unit, tasked with solving murders in and around the Scottish waters.
Stars: Nicola Walker, Jamie Sives, Katie Leung, Ukweli Roach
24. Ghosts (2021– )
TV-PG | Comedy, Fantasy
A young couple's dreams come true when they inherit a beautiful country house, only to find it's both falling apart and inhabited by many of the deceased previous residents.
Stars: Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Brandon Scott Jones, Danielle Pinnock
25. Fall (I) (2022)
PG-13 | 107 min | Thriller
Best friends Becky and Hunter find themselves at the top of a 2,000-foot radio tower.
Director: Scott Mann | Stars: Grace Caroline Currey, Virginia Gardner, Mason Gooding, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
26. Band of Brothers (2001)
TV-MA | 594 min | Drama, History, War
The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord to V-J Day.
Stars: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor
27. Absolutely Anything (2015)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A group of eccentric aliens confers a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment.
Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rob Riggle
28. Polite Society (2023)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy
Ria Khan believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting her friends' help, she attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and sisterhood.
Director: Nida Manzoor | Stars: Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Renu Brindle, Rekha John-Cheriyan
29. Tetris (2023)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of how one of the world's most popular video games found its way to players around the globe. Businessman Henk Rogers and Tetris inventor Alexey Pajitnov join forces in the USSR, risking it all to bring Tetris to the masses.
Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: Taron Egerton, Mara Huf, Miles Barrow, Rick Yune
30. Inside No. 9 (2014– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Genre-mixing anthology series, inviting viewers into some very different and enigmatic No. 9s.
Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Derek Jacobi, Aimee-Ffion Edwards
31. Death in Paradise (2011– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Detective Inspector is transferred from London to the Caribbean island of Saint-Marie to investigate and solve complex murders.
Stars: Elizabeth Bourgine, Don Warrington, Danny John-Jules, Tobi Bakare
32. Plane (2023)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A pilot finds himself caught in a war zone after he's forced to land his commercial aircraft during a terrible storm.
Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Gerard Butler, Mike Colter, Tony Goldwyn, Yoson An
33. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A structural engineer installs himself in a prison he helped design, in order to save his falsely accused brother from a death sentence by breaking themselves out from the inside.
Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper
34. The Sandman (2022– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.
Stars: Tom Sturridge, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong
35. The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.
Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, Pat Shortt
36. Sherlock (2010–2017)
TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The quirky spin on Conan Doyle's iconic sleuth pitches him as a "high-functioning sociopath" in modern-day London. Assisting him in his investigations: Afghanistan War vet John Watson, who's introduced to Holmes by a mutual acquaintance.
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves
37. Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey (2023)
Not Rated | 84 min | Horror
After Christopher Robin abandons them for college, Pooh and Piglet embark on a bloody rampage as they search for a new source of food.
Director: Rhys Frake-Waterfield | Stars: Nikolai Leon, Maria Taylor, Natasha Rose Mills, Amber Doig-Thorne
38. Blue Lights (2023– )
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Follows rookie police officers working in Belfast, a city in which being a frontline response cop comes with unique pressures and dangers.
Stars: Sian Brooke, Katherine Devlin, Nathan Braniff, Martin McCann
39. Endeavour (2012–2023)
TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Set from 1965 into the 1970s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.
Stars: Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, James Bradshaw, Sean Rigby
40. The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die (2023)
TV-MA | 111 min | Action, Drama, History
In the wake of King Edward's death, Uhtred of Bebbanburg and his comrades adventure across a fractured kingdom in the hopes of uniting England at last.
Director: Edward Bazalgette | Stars: Mark Rowley, Pekka Strang, Zoltan Andrasi, Ingrid García Jonsson
41. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A spy organisation recruits a promising street kid into the agency's training program, while a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine
Votes: 686,365 | Gross: $128.26M
42. Aftersun (II) (2022)
R | 102 min | Drama
Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined fill the gaps between as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn't...
Director: Charlotte Wells | Stars: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Sally Messham
43. The Gentlemen (2019)
R | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.
Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong
Votes: 360,436 | Gross: $36.47M
44. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.
Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea
Votes: 33,490 | Gross: $38.90M
45. Crime (2021– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When an Edinburgh schoolgirl is abducted, DI Ray Lennox investigates her disappearance whilst confronting his own past trauma.
Stars: Dougray Scott, Joanna Vanderham, Jamie Sives, Michael Abubakar
46. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, Romance
A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early twentieth century.
Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle
47. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians in 1890s London engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine
Votes: 1,364,255 | Gross: $53.09M
48. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The crew of a commercial spacecraft encounter a deadly lifeform after investigating an unknown transmission.
Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright
Votes: 903,143 | Gross: $78.90M
49. No Time to Die (2021)
PG-13 | 163 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond has left active service. His peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux
Votes: 418,831 | Gross: $160.87M
50. Slow Horses (2022– )
TV-MA | Drama, Thriller
Follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve as a dumping ground department of MI5 due to their career-ending mistakes.
Stars: Gary Oldman, Jack Lowden, Kristin Scott Thomas, Saskia Reeves