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1. Jurassic Park (1993)

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

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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

2. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

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

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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

3. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

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

4. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Drama

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

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

5. The Great Escape (1963)

Unrated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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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

6. Hamlet (1996)

PG-13 | 242 min | Drama, History

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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

7. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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

8. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War

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A historical telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges on a road to Germany in World War II, in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.

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

9. The Magic Christian (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

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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

10. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Approved | 142 min | Adventure, Drama

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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

11. Othello (1995)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

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

12. A Chorus Line (1985)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music

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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

13. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

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A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" ... See full summary »

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

14. Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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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

15. The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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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

16. Cry Freedom (1987)

PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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

17. In Love and War (1996)

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

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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

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

76 min | Musical

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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

19. Brighton Rock (2010)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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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

20. Masterpiece Classic (1971– )

Drama

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An anthology drama series featuring primarily British productions.

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

21. Closing the Ring (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

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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 had crashed onto the Cave Hill outside Belfast in Northern Ireland on June 1, 1944.

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

22. Grey Owl (1999)

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

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The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper turned conservationist who claimed to be a Native American.

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

23. Magic (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller

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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

24. Stairway to Heaven (1946)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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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

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

180 min | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy

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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

26. Shadowlands (1993)

PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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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

27. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

G | 144 min | Musical, War

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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 one family (last name Smith) who go off to ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Chilton, Len Deighton, Joan Littlewood | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

28. Brannigan (1975)

PG | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in ... See full summary »

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

29. 10 Rillington Place (1971)

GP | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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London, 1949. John Christie is an unassuming, middle aged man who, along with his wife Ethel, manages the apartment building at 10 Rillington Place. His unassuming demeanor masks the fact ... See full summary »

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

30. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

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Presenters Phillip Schofield, Fern Britton and Lorraine Kelly present Britain's number 1 daytime show to bring us the latest entertainment, health, home and garden, fashion and beauty ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Ruth Langsford, Fern Britton

31. Guns at Batasi (1964)

Approved | 103 min | Drama

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An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.

Writers: Robert Holles, Leo Marks, Marshall Pugh, C.M. Pennington-Richards | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson, John Leyton

32. The Railway Children (2000 TV Movie)

108 min | Family

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Dramatisation of E Nesbit's classic novel about three children whose lives change Dramatically after they move to a Yorkshire cottage near a railway line.

Writers: Simon Nye, E. Nesbit | Director: Catherine Morshead | Stars: Jack Blumenau, Clare Thomas, Jemima Rooper, Jenny Agutter

33. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min

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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Barry Norman

34. Ten Little Indians (1974)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

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Agatha Christie tale of 10 people invited to an isolated place only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. One of them?

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

35. In Which We Serve (1942)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War

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

36. Rosebud (1975)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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

37. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama

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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, Norman Bird, Diane Clare

38. Young Winston (1972)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War

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This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Winston Churchill, Carl Foreman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins

39. The League of Gentlemen (1960)

Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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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

40. The ONE Show (2006– )

30 min | News

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

41. The L-Shaped Room (1962)

126 min | Drama

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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

42. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mike Douglas, Sergio Franchi, Joe Harnell Sextet, Jackie Gleason

43. Countdown (1982– )

45 min | Game-Show

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The long-running words and numbers game.

Stars: Carol Vorderman, Richard Whiteley, Susie Dent, Cathy Hytner

44. The Magic Box (1951)

118 min | Biography, Drama

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The story of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor who (this film would have you think) made the first movie camera.

Writers: Ray Allister, Eric Ambler | Director: John Boulting | Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell, Renée Asherson, Richard Attenborough

45. All Night Long (1962)

91 min | Drama

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The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus.

Writers: Nel King, Paul Jarrico | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris

46. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

47. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)

PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, War

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The story of the child refugees who were transported to Britain to escape the Nazi Holocaust.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Mark Jonathan Harris | Stars: Judi Dench, Lory Cahn, Kurt Fuchel, Eva Hayman

48. Dunkirk (1958)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, History, War

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Two stories in one - an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. ... See full summary »

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

49. Glory at Sea (1952)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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The captain of a old destroyer in 1940 struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, William Fairchild, Hugh Hastings, William Rose | Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Sonny Tufts

50. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter