Top rated traditional movies on Acorn TV

Check out today’s highest ranked traditional movies on Acorn TV! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best traditional movies on Acorn TV, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 14 2021

1 Agora (2009)

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

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2009-05-17 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    like a history lesson
  2. Ranked #155 for
    teaching tool
  3. Ranked #201 for
    fictional character

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2 The Way Back (2010)

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

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2010-09-03 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lush green scenery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grueling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping vista

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3 The Wipers Times (2013)

When Captain Fred Roberts discovered a printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium in 1916, he decided to publish a satirical magazine called The Wipers Times - "Wipers" being army slang for Ypres. Full of gallows humour, The Wipers Times was poignant, subversive and very funny. Produced literally under enemy fire and defying both authority and gas attacks, the magazine proved a huge success with the troops on the western front. It was, above all, a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming adversity. In his spare time, Roberts also managed to win the Military Cross for gallantry.

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2013-09-11 | TV Movie / Comedy

Cast

Ben Chaplin, Julian Rhind-Tutt

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    lack of talent
  2. Ranked #40 for
    juicier
  3. Ranked #48 for
    genuinely witty

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4 Golden Years (2016)

Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime.

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2016-04-29 | Crime / Comedy

Cast

Bernard Hill, Virginia McKenna

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evening entertainment
  2. Ranked #26 for
    sheer entertainment
  3. Ranked #33 for
    light entertainment

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5 The Sum of Us (1994)

A widowed father has to deal with two complex issues: while he is searching for "Miss Right," his son, who is in his 20s and gay, is searching for "Mr. Right."

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1994-07-28 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jack Thompson, Russell Crowe

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #628 for
    great story
  2. Ranked #878 for
    romantic subplot
  3. Ranked #918 for
    debased

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6 Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery (2013)

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team arrive in Three Pines to solve the unusual murder of a much-loved woman and find dark secrets shadowing this usually peaceful village.

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2013-09-15 | Mystery / TV Movie

Cast

Nathaniel Parker, Anthony Lemke

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #325 for
    staying true to book
  2. Ranked #933 for
    pretty thin
  3. Ranked #1453 for
    faithful rendition

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7 The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)

During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while posing as the foppish Sir Percy Blakeney in society. Percy falls for and marries the beautiful actress Marguerite St. Just, but she is involved with Chauvelin and Robespierre, and Percy's marriage to her may endanger the Pimpernel's plans to save the little Dauphin

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1982-11-09 | Action / Drama

Cast

Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #64 for
    intense drama
  2. Ranked #273 for
    alternate history
  3. Ranked #380 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development

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8 Affinity (2008)

A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships with prisoners, she is most fascinated by Selina - a medium.

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2008-12-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Zoë Tapper, Anna Madeley

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1302 for
    alternate history
  2. Ranked #1506 for
    mystic
  3. Ranked #1605 for
    chamber piece

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9 Wreckers (2011)

A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.

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2011-12-16 | Drama

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1214 for
    nightmarish visual
  2. Ranked #1291 for
    domineering character
  3. Ranked #1688 for
    abusive

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10 Belonging (2004)

Jess (Brenda Blethyn) and town handyman Jacob (Kevin Whately) have been happily married 20 years, recently taking in a trio of Jacob's elderly relatives, including his mother (Rosemary Harris). Though the relations are demanding, kindhearted Jess -- who selflessly quit her job -- enjoys looking after them. But when Jacob disappears one day, Jess' life falls apart, and she must learn to cope with things on her own in this touching drama.

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2004-09-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Brenda Blethyn, Kevin Whately

Rating

rating icon 4.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2492 for
    dated
  2. Ranked #2674 for
    shock factor
  3. Ranked #3360 for
    shock effect

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