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1. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Adventure, 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

Votes: 390,996

2. The Sting (1973)

PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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In Chicago in September 1936, 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

Votes: 166,771

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

Votes: 85,756

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 1,954

5. The Deep (1977)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

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

Votes: 8,309

6. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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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

Votes: 22,968

7. Battle of the Bulge (1965)

Approved | 167 min | Drama, History, War

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

Votes: 10,594

8. 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

Votes: 19,124

9. 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

Votes: 13,238

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

Votes: 15,539

11. Black Sunday (1977)

R | 143 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance.

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

Votes: 5,052

12. 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

Votes: 8,692

13. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

G | 105 min | Action, 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

Votes: 5,903

14. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 190

15. 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

Votes: 7,337

16. 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 Eiffel Towers.

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

Votes: 9,401

17. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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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

Votes: 602

18. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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

Votes: 579

19. 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

20. Avalanche Express (1979)

PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller

4.7
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Soviet KGB General Marenkov defects to the Americans and together with his CIA handler Harry Wargrave they plan an operation meant to reveal the KGB agents in Europe.

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

Votes: 894

21. 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

22. The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)

117 min | Drama

7.4
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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

Votes: 762

23. Swashbuckler (1976)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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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

Votes: 1,105

24. Figures in a Landscape (1970)

R | 110 min | Action, Thriller

6.8
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Two escapees (Robert Shaw and Malcolm McDowell) are on the run in an unspecified but seemingly Latin-American country. Everywhere they go they are observed 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

Votes: 654

25. End of the Game (1975)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

6.1
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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

Votes: 660

26. William Tell (1958– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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Creator: Friedrich Schiller | Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne, Richard Rogers

Votes: 106

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

Votes: 857

28. Hell in Korea (1956)

80 min | Drama, History, War

6.3
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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

Votes: 298

29. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn

Votes: 106

30. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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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

Votes: 79

31. A Town Called Hell (1971)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

4.8
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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

Votes: 399

32. 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

Votes: 410

33. The Birthday Party (1968)

G | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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

Votes: 372

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

97 min | Comedy, War

6.0
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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

Votes: 266

35. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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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

Votes: 90

36. A Reflection of Fear (1972)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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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

Votes: 306

37. The Hireling (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama

6.9
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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

Votes: 363

38. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 364

39. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 39

40. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 117

41. 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

Votes: 381

42. 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

Votes: 47

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

Drama

7.6
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, Brian Rix, Robert Brown, Carl Bernard

Votes: 53

44. The Four Just Men (1959– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Lisa Gastoni, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 59

45. 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

Votes: 192

46. 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

Votes: 474

47. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1955– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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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, Anthony Newlands, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 27

48. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 104

49. Libel (1959)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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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

Votes: 636

50. The Cracksman (1963)

112 min | Comedy

5.7
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A shorty, kind, very innocent and efficient locksmith is cheated by a burglar in order to rob a car and to open a safe strongbox. The police catches him and is sent to jail. Once there some... See full summary »

Writers: Lew Schwarz, Charlie Drake, Mike Watts | Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Charlie Drake, Nyree Dawn Porter, George Sanders, Dennis Price

Votes: 80