21st century miniseries

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1. Secret State (2012)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks.

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ralph Ineson, Charles Dance, Jamie Sives

Votes: 1,861

2. The Great Train Robbery (2013)

180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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: 2,995

3. Public Enemies (2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama

Released from prison after serving 10 years for murder, Eddie tries to adjust to life outside with the help of his probation officer, Paula.

Stars: Anna Friel, Daniel Mays, Lorraine Ashbourne, Peter Wight

Votes: 480

4. Unforgiven (2009)

135 min | Drama

Yorkshire award-winning crime drama by Sally Wainwright following a young woman's release from prison after 15 or 16 years time served for murdering two police officers. All she wants now is to find her younger sister.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Emily Beecham, Matthew McNulty, Siobhan Finneran

Votes: 606

5. Paradox (2009–2010)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

During a period of high activity on the sun a physicist receives images in his lab that show an event that has yet to happen.

Stars: Tamzin Outhwaite, Emun Elliott, Mark Bonnar, Chiké Okonkwo

Votes: 1,521

6. Jekyll (2007)

334 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family.... See full summary »

Stars: James Nesbitt, Gina Bellman, Denis Lawson, Michelle Ryan

Votes: 7,017

7. Injustice (2011)

300 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A defense barrister is faced with the proposition: what can you do when you have defended the indefensible?

Stars: James Purefoy, Charlie Creed-Miles, Sasha Behar, Dervla Kirwan

Votes: 1,405

8. Father & Son (2009– )

Drama

Ex Manchester gangland boss Michael O'Connor, who is now happily settled in rural Ireland, is forced to go back to Manchester when his son Sean is found guilty of the murder of a gang member.

Stars: Dougray Scott, Sophie Okonedo, Ian Hart, Stephen Rea

Votes: 213

9. White Heat (2012– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.

Stars: MyAnna Buring, Sam Claflin, Lindsay Duncan, Claire Foy

Votes: 573

10. Dancing on the Edge (2013)

TV-MA | Drama

Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society.

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Wunmi Mosaku

Votes: 2,362

11. One Night (2012– )

Drama

This four-part series tells the interlocking stories of a killing set on a housing estate in London.

Stars: Billy Matthews, Don Gilet, Ben Hull, Douglas Hodge

Votes: 307

12. Marchlands (2011)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn, Denis Lawson

Votes: 1,469

13. Fingersmith (2005)

Not Rated | 181 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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: 7,590

14. The Escape Artist (2013)

180 min | Drama, Thriller

A junior barrister celebrated for spiriting people out of tight legal corners represents an accused murderer.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Sophie Okonedo, Ashley Jensen

Votes: 4,887

15. Mayday (2013)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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: 1,212

16. Hidden (2011)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death ... See full summary »

Stars: Philip Glenister, Thekla Reuten, Anna Chancellor, Matthew Marsh

Votes: 724

17. The Corner (2000)

376 min | Crime, Drama

Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war.

Stars: T.K. Carter, Khandi Alexander, Sean Nelson, Clarke Peters

Votes: 4,137

19. Wuthering Heights (2009)

TV-PG | 142 min | Drama, Romance

Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.

Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlotte Riley, Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Lancashire

Votes: 7,790

20. The Deep (2010)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A research submarine beneath the Arctic stumbles upon a terrifying secret with Earth-shattering consequences.

Stars: James Nesbitt, Orla Brady, Goran Visnjic, Minnie Driver

Votes: 1,193

21. Midnight Man (2008)

Drama, Thriller

Conspiracy thriller starring James Nesbitt as a down-on-his-luck journalist who uncovers a dangerous secret.

Stars: James Nesbitt, Catherine McCormack, Rupert Graves, Reece Dinsdale

Votes: 235

22. Tipping the Velvet (2002)

177 min | Drama, Romance

The story of Nan Astley who falls in love with three different women on her journey to stardom and happiness in 1887 Victorian England.

Stars: Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May

Votes: 7,108

23. The Sins (2000)

420 min | Crime, Drama

Len, a former getaway driver, encounters the temptations of all the seven sins while desperately trying to solve personal and family issues, keep his job at his uncle's funeral home, and most importantly, stay straight.

Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Geraldine James, Caroline Hayes, Billie Cook

Votes: 108

24. Runaway (2009– )

90 min | Drama, Family

Bullied at school and feeling neglected at home, Sean decides to run away. He meets another runaway, Molly, who reluctantly agrees to let Sean tag along as she tries to make her way back to her old family home.

Stars: William Miller, Saffron Coomber, Kierston Wareing, Adrian Bower

Votes: 30

26. The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby (2012– )

45 min | Drama

A young man struggles to protect his family and friends from the schemes of his sinister uncle.

Stars: Andrew Simpson, Jonathan Harden, Adrian Dunbar, Linda Bassett

Votes: 55

27. The Promise (2011– )

356 min | Drama, Mystery, War

A young British girl travels to Israel/Palestine, retracing the steps of her grandfather - a British soldier stationed there in the 1940s.

Stars: Claire Foy, Christian Cooke, Itay Tiran, Katharina Schüttler

Votes: 1,764

28. The Politician's Husband (2013)

180 min | Drama

Political drama series about a marriage between two politicians, and what happens when the wife's career starts to overshadow her husband's.

Stars: David Tennant, Emily Watson, Jack Shepherd, Roger Allam

Votes: 1,511

29. South Riding (2011)

Drama

In 1930s Yorkshire, a spirited new headmistress brings inspiration and modern ideas to an all girls' school and shakes up the more conservative-minded residents of South Riding.

Stars: Anna Maxwell Martin, David Morrissey, Penelope Wilton, Katherine McGolpin

Votes: 1,340

30. John Adams (2008)

TV-14 | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 25,649

31. Messiah: The Harrowing (2005)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Red Metcalfe's analytical skills are stretched to the limit as he tries to fathom the workings of the mind of a killer determined to create their own Hell.

Stars: Ken Stott, Neil Dudgeon, Helen McCrory, Maxine Peake

Votes: 649

32. Lightfields (2013)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

A tragic death in 1944 sends ghostly ripples down the years ensuring that the truth will eventually surface, whatever the cost.

Stars: Dakota Blue Richards, Alexander Aze, Michael Byrne, Antonia Clarke

Votes: 837

33. Young James Herriot (2011)

180 min | Drama

The university days of the vet, James Herriot, set in 1933 Glasgow, Scotland.

Stars: Iain De Caestecker, Amy Manson, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Gary Lewis

Votes: 340

34. The Widower (2013)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A three-part drama based on the crimes of convicted murderer Malcolm Webster.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Kate Fleetwood, James Laurenson, Federay Holmes

Votes: 1,650

35. Wired (2008– )

180 min | Drama, Thriller

A single mom strapped for cash, Louise gets a promotion at her London bank, but at an unexpected cost. She quickly learns that the price of her promotion is entry into a criminal underworld... See full summary »

Stars: Riz Ahmed, Charlie Brooks, Sacha Dhawan, Helena Fox

Votes: 132

36. Life of Crime (2013)

TV-MA | 180 min | Crime, Drama

A rookie cop is obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, who she hunts over the course of 28 years.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, Julian Lewis Jones, Amanda Drew

Votes: 417

37. He Knew He Was Right (2004)

240 min | Drama

Louis Trevelyan's refusal to trust his wife, Emily, destroys their marriage.

Stars: Oliver Dimsdale, Christina Cole, Laura Fraser, Nathan Heath

Votes: 1,495

38. The Guilty (2013)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

Lives are torn apart and relationships fractured forever when a four-year-old boy goes missing during a neighbourhood barbecue.

Stars: Darren Boyd, Tamsin Greig, Katherine Kelly, Arsher Ali

Votes: 775

39. Room at the Top (2012)

120 min | Drama, Romance

An adaption of John Braine's novel.

Stars: Matthew McNulty, Maxine Peake, Jenna Coleman, Tom Brooke

Votes: 274

40. The Town (2012)

50 min | Drama, Mystery

A mystery murder of two parents brings back their son to the Town to reconnect with his family and old friends while trying to solve who murdered his parents

Stars: Kelly Adams, Aisling Bea, Martin Clunes, Jon Foster

Votes: 604

41. Zen (2011)

270 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Caterina Murino, Nathalie Rapti Gomez, Stanley Townsend

Votes: 2,863

42. Gormenghast (2000– )

Unrated | 232 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A villain threatens the rise of a new earl in an ancient kingdom.

Stars: Warren Mitchell, Celia Imrie, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, John Sessions

Votes: 2,753

43. Taken (2002)

877 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Three families experience alien abductions over a period of five decades.

Stars: Dakota Fanning, Matt Frewer, Emily Bergl, Heather Donahue

Votes: 18,533

44. The Way We Live Now (2001– )

300 min | Drama, Romance

At the center of the story is Augustus Melmotte, a European-born city financier, whose origins are as mysterious as his business dealings. Trollope describes him as 'something in the city',... See full summary »

Stars: David Suchet, Matthew Macfadyen, Cillian Murphy, Paloma Baeza

Votes: 2,616

45. The Virgin Queen (2005– )

237 min | Biography, Drama, History

The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Sienna Guillory, Ian Hart, Tom Hardy

Votes: 2,647

46. Carlos (2010)

Not Rated | 334 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.

Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Alexander Scheer, Fadi Abi Samra, Lamia Ahmed

Votes: 12,183 | Gross: $0.15M

47. Exile (2011)

180 min | Drama, Thriller

A father and son story, with a thriller motor. It explores a mystery from the past with a brutal and shocking revelation.

Stars: John Simm, Jim Broadbent, Olivia Colman, Nico Mirallegro

Votes: 1,506