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1. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 573,533

2. The Great Escape (1963)

Approved | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.3
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Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Writers: Paul Brickhill, James Clavell, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Votes: 157,866

3. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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59 Metascore

A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 262,759

4. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Writer: John Briley | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 163,413

5. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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75 Metascore

A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

Writer: Michael Hirst | Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes

Votes: 73,819

6. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.

Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

Votes: 41,388

7. Hamlet (1996)

PG-13 | 242 min | Drama

7.8
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

Votes: 29,928

8. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.

Writers: Cornelius Ryan, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 38,924

9. Othello (1995)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.

Writers: Oliver Parker, William Shakespeare | Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Irène Jacob, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 7,242

10. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

6.4
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A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

Writers: Valentine Davies, George Seaton, John Hughes | Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 20,805

11. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Approved | 142 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.

Writers: Lukas Heller, Trevor Dudley Smith | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger

Votes: 15,138

12. Cry Freedom (1987)

PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.

Writers: John Briley, Donald Woods | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Josette Simon, Wabei Siyolwe

Votes: 9,663

13. A Chorus Line (1985)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.0
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46 Metascore

Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.

Writers: Arnold Schulman, Michael Bennett, James Kirkwood Jr., Nicholas Dante | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Michael Douglas, Terrence Mann, Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges

Votes: 7,298

14. Shadowlands (1993)

PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.

Writer: William Nicholson | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Julian Fellowes, Roddy Maude-Roxby

Votes: 13,123

15. Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Writers: Hugh Lofting, Leslie Bricusse | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 6,054

16. The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »

Writers: Richard McKenna, Robert Anderson | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Richard Crenna

Votes: 10,007

17. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999 Video)

76 min | Musical

7.4
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A humourously musical retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph.

Writers: Tim Rice, Michael Walsh | Director: David Mallet | Stars: Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough, Joan Collins

Votes: 2,629

18. Magic (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.8
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A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

Votes: 6,147

19. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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Add a Plot

Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 400

20. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 1,031

21. Masterpiece Classic (1971– )

Drama

8.6
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An anthology drama series featuring primarily British productions.

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Laura Linney, David Bamber, JJ Feild

Votes: 250

22. Stairway to Heaven (1946)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Writers: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 13,228

23. Brighton Rock (2010)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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57 Metascore

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.

Writers: Rowan Joffe, Graham Greene | Director: Rowan Joffe | Stars: Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Helen Mirren, John Hurt

Votes: 4,904

24. In Love and War (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Reporter Ernest Hemingway is an ambulance driver in Italy during World War I. While bravely risking his life in the line of duty, he is injured and ends up in the hospital, where he falls ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry S. Villard, James Nagel, Allan Scott, Dimitri Villard, Clancy Sigal, Anna Hamilton Phelan | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Chris O'Donnell, Mackenzie Astin, Margot Steinberg

Votes: 6,694

25. Closing the Ring (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young man searches for the proper owner of a ring that belonged to a U.S. World War II bomber gunner who crashed in Belfast, Northern Ireland on June 1, 1944.

Writer: Peter Woodward | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Dylan Roberts, Gene Dinovi

Votes: 3,689

26. In Which We Serve (1942)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War

7.3
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This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.

Writer: Noël Coward | Directors: Noël Coward, David Lean | Stars: Noël Coward, John Mills, Derek Elphinstone, Michael Wilding

Votes: 3,671

27. The Magic Christian (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

6.2
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Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.

Writers: Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Sellers | Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Caroline Blakiston

Votes: 2,411

28. Brannigan (1975)

PG | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Chicago police lieutenant Jim Brannigan is sent to the UK to escort organized crime boss Ben Larkin back to the USA but Larkin's hit-men prepare an ambush for Brannigan.

Writers: Christopher Trumbo, Michael Butler, William P. McGivern, William W. Norton | Director: Douglas Hickox | Stars: John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 3,664

29. Ten Little Indians (1974)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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Ten people are invited to a hotel in the Iranian desert, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Writers: Agatha Christie, Erich Kröhnke, Enrique Llovet, Harry Alan Towers | Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Maria Rohm, Adolfo Celi, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 1,690

30. 10 Rillington Place (1971)

GP | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbours Tim and Beryl Evans.

Writers: Clive Exton, Ludovic Kennedy | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

Votes: 4,964

31. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

G | 144 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.2
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A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of the Smith family who go off to war. Much of ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Chilton, Ted Allan | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

Votes: 1,960

32. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist, Charlie Rose, engages the world's newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and discussions.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 557

33. Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy

6.9
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The bones of a giant are discovered turing Jack Robinson's life upside down, teaching him the truth behind the fairy tale and how he can fix a greedy ancestor's mistakes.

Writers: James V. Hart, Brian Henson, Bill Barretta | Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Matthew Modine, Vanessa Redgrave, Mia Sara, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 2,739

34. Grey Owl (1999)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Western

6.0
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The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper-turned-conservationist who claimed to be an aboriginal North American.

Writer: William Nicholson | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Stewart Bick, Vlasta Vrana, Annie Galipeau

Votes: 2,732

35. Dunkirk (1958)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force's 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary seaborne evacuation that saved it from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.

Writers: Trevor Dudley Smith, Ewan Butler, J.S. Bradford, David Divine, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Robert Urquhart, Ray Jackson

Votes: 1,205

36. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 102

37. Countdown (1982– )

45 min | Game-Show

6.7
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The long-running words and numbers game.

Stars: Carol Vorderman, Richard Whiteley, Susie Dent, Rachel Riley

Votes: 422

38. The One Show (2006– )

30 min | News

4.3
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A live magazine programme featuring topical stories and big name studio guests.

Stars: Christine Bleakley, Adrian Chiles, Alex Jones, Matt Baker

Votes: 254

39. Brighton Rock (1947)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie orders the murder of a rival, Fred, the police believe it to be suicide. ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, Terence Rattigan | Director: John Boulting | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Harcourt Williams

Votes: 3,795

40. The Man Upstairs (1958)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

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Peter Watson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. He tries to light the gas-fire and seeks held from another lodger, artist Nicholas, who is spending the night with his ... See full summary »

Writers: Alun Falconer, Robert Dunbar, Don Chaffey | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Bernard Lee, Richard Attenborough, Donald Houston, Dorothy Alison

Votes: 86

41. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama

7.9
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When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.

Writers: Mary Hayley Bell, Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Hayley Mills, Diane Holgate

Votes: 2,244

42. Rosebud (1975)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV ... See full summary »

Writers: Erik Lee Preminger, Joan Hemingway, Paul Bonnecarrère | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough, Cliff Gorman, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 528

43. Young Winston (1972)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.7
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This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood, his time as a war correspondent in South ... See full summary »

Writers: Winston Churchill, Carl Foreman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Peter Cellier, Ronald Hines

Votes: 1,424

44. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.2
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Sergio Franchi, Stan Kann

Votes: 257

45. The League of Gentlemen (1960)

Unrated | 116 min | Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced collegues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.

Writers: John Boland, Bryan Forbes | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 2,574

46. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

4.9
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Magazine show featuring lifestyle, cookery, fashion and news segments, along with celebrity interviews and gossip.

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Ruth Langsford, Eamonn Holmes, Holly Willoughby

Votes: 298

47. Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

115 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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A psychic convinces her weak-willed husband to kidnap the child of a wealthy couple, so she can use her abilities to locate the child and thus achieve fame.

Writers: Mark McShane, Bryan Forbes | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Margaret Lacey, Marie Burke

Votes: 4,405

48. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

7.3
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

Writers: Alan Hackney, Frank Harvey, John Boulting | Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 2,606

49. The Human Factor (1979)

R | 115 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.

Writers: Graham Greene, Tom Stoppard | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Nicol Williamson, Derek Jacobi, Joop Doderer

Votes: 782

50. The L-Shaped Room (1962)

126 min | Drama

7.5
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Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits. She considers getting an abortion, but is ... See full summary »

Writers: Lynne Reid Banks, Bryan Forbes | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Leslie Caron, Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Patricia Phoenix

Votes: 1,027