Most Voted Titles With Freddie Francis
- Movies or TV
1. The Elephant Man (1980)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
2. Cape Fear (1991)
R | 128 min | Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a 14 year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
3. Glory (1989)
R | 122 min | Drama, History, War
Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
4. Dune (1984)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.
5. The Straight Story (1999)
G | 112 min | Biography, Drama
An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.
6. Return to Oz (1985)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.
7. School Ties (1992)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
A Jewish boy goes to an elite prep school in the 1950's and hides his religion until a jealous bigot forces it out in the open.
8. The Innocents (1961)
Approved | 100 min | Horror
A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
10. Moby Dick (1956)
Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
11. The Man in the Moon (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Rural Louisiana, summer of 1957, Elvis is King. At 14, Dani is coming of age. Her older sister is beautiful, smart, and off to Duke in the fall; her mom's pregnant with number four (Dad ... See full summary »
12. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her ... See full summary »
13. Beat the Devil (1953)
Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
On their way to Africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent British couple. They meet and things happen...
14. The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Approved | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A shower of meteorites produces a glow that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the population go blind... See full summary »
15. Her Alibi (1989)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows ... See full summary »
16. Tales from the Crypt (1972)
PG | 92 min | Horror
Five people get lost in a crypt and meet up with a strange crypt keeper who tells them stories of how they died.
17. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
89 min | Drama, Romance
A rebellious, hard-living factory worker juggles relationships with two women, one of whom is married to another man but pregnant with his child.
18. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
G | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young neice his bride.
20. Room at the Top (1959)
115 min | Drama, Romance
An ambitious young accountant schemes to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.
21. Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Unrated | 98 min | Horror
Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to... See full summary »
22. Princess Caraboo (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it ... See full summary »
24. The Creeping Flesh (1973)
PG | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A Victorian-age scientist returns to London with his paleontological bag-of-bones discovery from Papua New Guinea. Unfortunately, when exposed to water, flesh returns to the bones ... See full summary »
25. The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
Unrated | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad, vowing to continue his experiments in the creation of life. ... See full summary »
26. Clara's Heart (1988)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and ... See full summary »
27. The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
Not Rated | 128 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Music
This a film version of the opera "The Tales of Hoffmann", however it is NOT just a film of a staged performance. 'Michael Powell' & Emeric Pressburger (and the rest of "The Archers") work ... See full summary »
28. Trog (1970)
GP | 93 min | Horror
A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.
29. Paranoiac (1963)
80 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but ... See full summary »
30. Torture Garden (1967)
Approved | 93 min | Horror
A special sideshow torture exhibit has the power, according to showman Dr. Diablo, to warn people of evil in their futures. As skeptical customers are shown the greed and violence they're ... See full summary »
31. The Deadly Bees (1966)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Trouble strikes when an exhausted pop singer, sent on a vacation to a farm, realizes that the farm's owner grows deadly bees.
32. Hour of Glory (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
As the Germans drop explosive booby-traps on 1943 England, the embittered expert who'll have to disarm them fights a private battle with alcohol.
33. The Executioner's Song (1982 TV Movie)
Unrated | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Gary Gilmore, a convicted murderer who lobbied for his own execution.
34. The Skull (1965)
83 min | Horror, Thriller
A collector comes into possession of the skull of the Marquis de Sade and learns it is possessed by an evil spirit.
35. The Jigsaw Man (1984)
PG | 94 min | Thriller
An MI6 defector has his appearance altered by the KGB and is sent back to Britain to retrieve top-secret documents.
36. The Ghoul (1975)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Peter Cushing stars as a former priest who harbors a dark and horrible secret in his attic. The locked room serves as a prison cell for his crazed, cannibalistic adult son, who acquired his... See full summary »
37. Sons and Lovers (1960)
103 min | Drama
Jack Cardiff received a 1960 Oscar Nomination as Best Director for this lush, engaging film starring Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell and Donald Pleasence, which was adapted from D.H. ... See full summary »
39. They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose.
40. Nightmare (1964)
83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled ... See full summary »
41. Brenda Starr (1989)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get... See full summary »
42. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)
86 min | Documentary, Biography
In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »
43. Code Name: Emerald (1985)
PG | 95 min | Action, Drama, War
In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). ... See full summary »
44. The Battle of the Sexes (1959)
84 min | Comedy
Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to... See full summary »
45. Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Dr Tremayne is an enigmatic Psychiatrist running a Futuristic asylum housing four very special cases. Visited by colleague Nicholas, Tremayne explains his amazing and controversial theories... See full summary »
46. Gone to Earth (1950)
82 min | Drama, Romance
A beautiful, superstitious, animal-loving Gypsy is hotly desired by a fox-hunting squire...even after she marries a clergyman.
48. Girly (1970)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered.
49. Time Without Pity (1957)
85 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery
Alec Graham is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Jennie, with whom he spent a weekend at the English country home of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford. Alec's ... See full summary »
50. Outcast of the Islands (1951)
93 min | Drama, Adventure
A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in a Far East port. When he is discovered stealing he is sacked, but he pretends to commit suicide and a captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post. In HD.