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1. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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79 Metascore

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Writers: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

2. The Sting (1973)

PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

Writer: David S. Ward | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

3. From Russia with Love (1963)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.5
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James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya, Daniela Bianchi

4. A Carol for Another Christmas (1964 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.8
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Presented without commercial interruptions, this "United Nations Special" was sponsored by the Xerox Corporation, the first of a series of Xerox specials promoting the UN. Director Joseph ... See full summary »

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Eva Marie Saint, Ben Gazzara, Barbara Ann Teer

5. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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68 Metascore

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

Writers: John Godey, Peter Stone | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo

6. The Deep (1977)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters. Featuring extended underwater ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Benchley, Tracy Keenan Wynn | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams, Robert Shaw

7. Force 10 from Navarone (1978)

PG | 118 min | Action, Drama, War

6.3
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During World War II, several oddly assorted military experts are teamed in a mission to raid and destroy a bridge vital to enemy strategy.

Writers: Alistair MacLean, Robin Chapman, Carl Foreman | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Edward Fox, Franco Nero

8. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

9. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

10. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle vs. the Nazi Germany Air Force for control of British air space to prevent a Nazi invasion of Britain.

Writers: James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, Derek Dempster, Derek Wood | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

11. Robin and Marian (1976)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.

Writer: James Goldman | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris

12. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

13. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime

7.8
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A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eifel Towers.

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James, Alfie Bass

14. Battle of the Bulge (1965)

Approved | 167 min | War, Action, Drama

6.8
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A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Milton Sperling, John Melson | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews

15. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

G | 105 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Clemens, Ray Harryhausen | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Douglas Wilmer

16. Black Sunday (1977)

R | 143 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, Ivan Moffat | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Fritz Weaver

17. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

18. The Dam Busters (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.

Writers: Paul Brickhill, Guy Gibson, R.C. Sherriff | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Charles Carson

19. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

20. Avalanche Express (1979)

PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller

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When a senior Russian official, Gen. Marenkov, decides to defect to the west, CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to lead the team to get him out. Malenkov reveals that the Russians are trying... See full summary »

Writers: Abraham Polonsky, Colin Forbes | Directors: Mark Robson, Monte Hellman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Robert Shaw, Linda Evans, Maximilian Schell

21. Swashbuckler (1976)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.

Writers: Jeffrey Bloom, Paul Wheeler | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Robert Shaw, James Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, Geneviève Bujold

22. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Sergio Franchi, Joe Harnell Sextet

23. The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)

117 min | Drama

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Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and ... See full summary »

Writer: Edward Anhalt | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman, Luther Adler

24. Libel (1959)

100 min | Drama

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A shell-shocked WWII veteran with memory problems is accused of being an impostor by a former comrade.

Writers: Edward Wooll, Anatole de Grunwald, Karl Tunberg | Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Olivia de Havilland, Paul Massie, Robert Morley

25. End of the Game (1975)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

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While investigating a high-profile murder case, a savvy but unorthodox veteran police inspector has to cope with a bad conscience, bad health, an overzealous partner, a timid superior and ... See full summary »

Writers: Maximilian Schell, Roberto De Leonardis, Friedrich Dürrenmatt | Director: Maximilian Schell | Stars: Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt, Robert Shaw

26. 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 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, Peter Cellier, Ronald Hines

27. Custer of the West (1967)

G | 143 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.7
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George Armstrong Custer's love of the heroic traditions of the Calvary and his distaste with the coming of industrialization leads him to his destiny at the Little Big Horn.

Writers: Bernard Gordon, Julian Zimet | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Robert Shaw, Mary Ure, Ty Hardin, Jeffrey Hunter

28. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn, Stephen Fry

29. The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Shaffer, Philip Yordan | Director: Irving Lerner | Stars: Robert Shaw, Christopher Plummer, Nigel Davenport, Leonard Whiting

30. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

31. The Birthday Party (1968)

G | 123 min | Drama, Comedy, Mystery

6.7
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The down-at-heel lodger in a seaside boarding house is menaced by two mysterious strangers, who eventually take him away.

Writer: Harold Pinter | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Robert Shaw, Patrick Magee, Dandy Nichols, Sydney Tafler

32. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Shaw, Paul Hansard, Brian Rawlinson, Edwin Richfield

33. A Town Called Hell (1971)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

4.9
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A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.

Writers: Richard Aubrey, Benjamin Fisz | Directors: Robert Parrish, Irving Lerner | Stars: Telly Savalas, Robert Shaw, Stella Stevens, Fernando Rey

34. William Tell (1958– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.9
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Creator: Friedrich Schiller | Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne, Richard Rogers

35. The Guest (1963)

105 min | Drama

7.3
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Aston (Robert Shaw), a quiet, reserved man, lives alone in a top-floor cluttered room of a small abandoned house in a poor London district. He befriends and takes in Mac Davies (Donald ... See full summary »

Writer: Harold Pinter | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence, Robert Shaw, Harold Pinter

36. Hell in Korea (1956)

80 min | Drama, History, War

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In 1951 during the Korean War retreat a small British re-con group is surrounded by Chinese troops and holds out in a lonely temple atop a hill.

Writers: Max Catto, Ian Dalrymple, Ronald Spencer, Anthony Squire | Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Ronald Lewis, George Baker, Harry Andrews

37. Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious (1965)

97 min | Comedy, War

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During World War II, two Americans are forced to bail out and parachute into a small German town. Herr Frick, being equal parts patriotic and lonely, keeps them as prisoners of war in his ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Lustig, Silvia Reinhardt, Robert Shaw | Director: Gottfried Reinhardt | Stars: Alec Guinness, Mike Connors, Paul Dahlke, Frank Wolff

38. Diamonds (1975)

PG | 108 min | Crime, Drama

4.9
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Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!

Writers: Menahem Golan, David Paulsen | Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Robert Shaw, Richard Roundtree, Barbara Hershey, Shelley Winters

39. A Reflection of Fear (1972)

PG | 89 min | Horror

6.1
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A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself in the midst ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Hume, Lewis John Carlino, Stanton Forbes | Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman, Mary Ure, Sondra Locke

40. Figures in a Landscape (1970)

R | 110 min | Action, Thriller

6.8
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Two escaped convicts (Robert Shaw and Malcolm McDowell) are on the run in an unnamed Latin American country. But everywhere they go, they are followed and hounded by a menacing black ... See full summary »

Writers: Barry England, Robert Shaw | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Robert Shaw, Malcolm McDowell, Henry Woolf, Christopher Malcolm

41. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde, Alfred Burke

42. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Brian Rix, Victor Platt, Peter Cushing, Michael Brennan

43. The Wide World of Mystery (1973– )

90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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A 90 minute late-night mystery and suspense anthology series which ran on ABC (American Broadcasting Company), between 1973 and 1978.

Stars: John Karlen, Joel Fabiani, Peter Coffield, Robert Foxworth

44. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

45. Temple Houston (1963–1964)

60 min | Western

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The adventures of frontier lawyer Temple Houston, son of the legendary Texan Sam Houston.

Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Jack Elam, Frank Ferguson, Chubby Johnson

46. The Hireling (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama

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A young British woman suffering from depression over the loss of her husband develops an unusual relationship with her chauffeur.

Writers: L.P. Hartley, Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles, Peter Egan, Caroline Mortimer

47. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1955– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents from ... See full summary »

Stars: Marius Goring, Stanley Van Beers, Patrick Troughton, Anthony Newlands

48. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

49. True Bond (2007 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.6
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James Bond is a worldwide icon, but is Ian Fleming's creation based on a real character? This documentary profiles the wartime exploits of Dusko Popov, a double-agent who worked for Britain... See full summary »

Writers: Michael LaVoie, Gary Lang | Director: Jane Armstrong | Stars: Graeme Cornies, Nick Abraham, Michael Lomenda, Eugene Oleksiuk

50. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964 TV Movie)

170 min | Drama

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Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Robert Shaw, Alec Clunes, Michael Caine