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1. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

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A Salem woman accuses her ex-lover's wife of witchcraft.

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

2. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 135 min | Drama

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli | Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

3. Quiz Show (1994)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, History

7.5
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88 Metascore

A young lawyer Jim Goodwin investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charlie Van Doren, a big time show winner is under Goodwin's investigation.

Writers: Paul Attanasio, Richard N. Goodwin | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Paul Scofield

4. Henry V (1989)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.8
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83 Metascore

The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

5. 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

6. The Train (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Thriller, War, Action

7.9
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In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.

Writers: Franklin Coen, Frank Davis, Rose Valland | Directors: John Frankenheimer, Arthur Penn | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau, Suzanne Flon

7. Animal Farm (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny among themselves.

Writers: George Orwell, Alan Janes, Martyn Burke | Director: John Stephenson | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Ian Holm, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julia Ormond

8. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Chita Rivera

9. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994 TV Mini-Series)

385 min | Drama

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A well loved BBC adaptation of one of Charles Dickens lesser read novels. It revolves around some very greedy and selfish relatives who are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewits ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Chambers, Julia Sawalha, Keith Allen, Philip Franks

10. A Delicate Balance (1973)

PG | 133 min | Drama

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A well-to-do Connecticut family is upended when the grown daughter's godparents, seized by a nameless terror, decide they've come to live with them.

Writer: Edward Albee | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid

11. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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Stars: Charles Gray, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud, Eric Porter

12. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

119 min | Biography, Drama, War

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Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the park and ... See full summary »

Writers: R.J. Minney, Vernon Harris, Lewis Gilbert | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner, Denise Grey

13. King Lear (1971)

PG-13 | 137 min | Drama

7.2
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The Shakespeare tragedy that gave us the expression "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child." King Lear has not one but two ungrateful children, and it's ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Brook, William Shakespeare | Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Paul Scofield, Irene Worth, Cyril Cusack, Susan Engel

14. The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, History, War

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During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies,... See full summary »

Writers: Anne Frank, Miep Gies, Alison Leslie Gold, William Hanley | Director: John Erman | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Paul Scofield, Huub Stapel, Eleanor Bron

15. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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Creator: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

16. Scorpio (1973)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Cross is an old hand at the CIA, in charge of assassinating high-ranking foreign personalities who are an obstacle to the policies of the USA. He often teams up with Frenchman Jean Laurier,... See full summary »

Writers: David W. Rintels, Gerald Wilson | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos

17. Anna Karenina (1985 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Drama, Romance

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Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.

Writers: James Goldman, Leo Tolstoy | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Christopher Reeve, Paul Scofield, Ian Ogilvy

18. Genesis: The Creation and the Flood (1994)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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An all-enveloping darkness. Suddenly, a child's voice, frightened, questioning, pierces the darkness... The first flickering rays of light begin to sculpt mysterious shapes out of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ermanno Olmi | Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Annabi Abdelialil, Omero Antonutti, Sabir Aziz, B. Haddan Mohammed

19. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

20. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

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

21. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde, Alfred Burke

22. That Lady (1955)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.4
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Ana, the Princess of Eboli, wears a black patch over her right eye, where she was blinded as a youth when fighting a duel in defense of her king, the despotic Philip. Thereafter she and the... See full summary »

Writers: Kate O'Brien, Sy Bartlett, Anthony Veiller | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland, Paul Scofield, Françoise Rosay

23. When the Whales Came (1989)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.5
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A pair of children befriend an accentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Morpurgo | Director: Clive Rees | Stars: Paul Scofield, David Threlfall, Helen Mirren, Helen Pearce

24. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980 TV Movie)

98 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

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After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off.

Writers: Barry Wynne, Herb Meadow | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Robin Ellis, Raymond Burr, Harry Andrews

25. London (1994)

85 min | Documentary

7.6
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An inspiring tale through London by pictures narrated by Paul Scofield.

Writer: Patrick Keiller | Director: Patrick Keiller | Star: Paul Scofield

26. The Little Riders (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

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Young American Joanne Hunter is stranded in the German-occupied Holland with her Dutch grandparents. The German CO, Captain Kessel begins to wage war on the village's morale, and Joanne's ... See full summary »

Writer: Gerald Di Pego | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Paul Scofield, Noley Thornton, Rosemary Harris, Malcolm McDowell

27. Male of the Species (1969 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writer: Alun Owen | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Paul Scofield, Michael Caine, Anna Calder-Marshall, Sean Connery

28. Mister Corbett's Ghost (1987 TV Movie)

60 min | Fantasy, Drama

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Writers: Leon Garfield, Gerry Wilson | Director: Danny Huston | Stars: Paul Scofield, John Huston, Mark Farmer, Burgess Meredith

29. Nineteen Nineteen (1985)

99 min | Drama

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Two former patients (Paul Scofield and Maria Schell) of Sigmund Freud meet again and discuss their psychiatric treatment 65 years earlier.

Writers: Hugh Brody, Michael Ignatieff | Director: Hugh Brody | Stars: Paul Scofield, Maria Schell, Frank Finlay, Diana Quick

30. Robinson in Space (1997)

82 min | Documentary

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Robinson is commissioned to investigate the unspecified "problem of England." The narrator describes his seven excursions, with the unseen Robinson, around the country. They mainly ... See full summary »

Writer: Patrick Keiller | Director: Patrick Keiller | Star: Paul Scofield

31. Utz (1992)

94 min | Drama

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Fisher, a fine art dealer, goes to Prague after the death of a friend, the Baron von Utz, to see if he can obtain some of the pieces of the Baron's priceless Meissen porcelain collection. ... See full summary »

Writers: Hugh Whitemore, Bruce Chatwin | Director: George Sluizer | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Brenda Fricker, Peter Riegert, Paul Scofield

32. Bartleby (II) (1970)

PG | 78 min | Drama

6.3
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Updated to 1970s London, this faithful adaptation of Herman Melville's classic follows a young accounting clerk rebelling against his employer by responding to demands to do work by saying,... See full summary »

Writers: Rodney Carr-Smith, Anthony Friedman, Herman Melville | Director: Anthony Friedman | Stars: Paul Scofield, John McEnery, Thorley Walters, Colin Jeavons

33. Tell Me Lies (1968)

118 min | Drama

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Writers: Peter Brook, Denis Cannan, Michael Kustow, Michael Scott | Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Mark Jones, Pauline Munro, Eric Allan, Robert Langdon Lloyd

34. Shades of Greene (1975– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Denholm Elliott, Shane Briant, Neville Phillips, Ian Hendry

35. Nijinsky: Unfinished Project (1970)

Biography, Drama

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Writer: Edward Albee | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Claude Jade, Rudolf Nureyev, Paul Scofield

36. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

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Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Michael Scott, Brian Trueman, Clive James

37. Rashi: A Light After the Dark Ages (1999)

65 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

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This animated children's film introduces kids to the life and times of Rashi, history's most studied Biblical commentator. Featuring the voices of Leonard Nimoy and Armand Assante.

Writer: Jesse Cogan | Director: Ashley Lazarus | Stars: Armand Assante, Leonard Nimoy, Paul Scofield

38. Ill Fares the Land (1983)

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Writer: Bill Bryden | Director: Bill Bryden | Stars: Ron Donachie, James Ellis, Roy Hanlon, Morag Hood

39. Expresso Bongo (1958 TV Movie)

45 min | Drama, Musical

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Writers: Wolf Mankowitz, Julian More | Director: William Chappell | Stars: Paul Scofield, James Kenney, Millicent Martin, Meier Tzelniker

40. Celebrity Playhouse (1981– )

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Eileen Atkins, Celia Johnson, Twiggy, Georgina Hale

41. Summer Lightning (1984)

Drama, Romance

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Sir Robert Clarke looks back on his life and the summer when as a 16-year-old he first fell in love with Louise St. Leger.

Writers: Paul Joyce, Derek Mahon, Ivan Turgenev | Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Edward Rawle-Hicks, Paul Scofield, Tom Bell, Dearbhla Molloy

42. A Kind of Alaska (1984 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Harold Pinter | Director: Kenneth Ives | Stars: Susan Engel, Paul Scofield, Dorothy Tutin

43. The Other World of Winston Churchill (1964 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary, Biography

5.1
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Writers: Caryl Brahms, Winston Churchill | Director: Louis Clyde Stoumen | Stars: Paul Scofield, Patrick Wymark, Siân Phillips, Lady Birley

44. The Laurence Olivier Awards 1997 (1997 TV Movie)

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Director: Geoff Miles | Stars: Clive Anderson, Eileen Atkins, Frances Barber, Stephen Boxer

45. Henry IV (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writer: Luigi Pirandello | Stars: Paul Scofield, Margaretta Scott, Joy Parker, Derek Godfrey

46. Night of One Hundred Stars (1980 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography

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Director: Alan Boyd | Stars: Terry Wogan, Alyn Ainsworth, Eamonn Andrews, James Aubrey

47. The 18th Annual Tony Awards (1964 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

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Stars: George Abbott, Lauren Bacall, Anne Bancroft, Harry Belafonte

48. The Animal War (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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The shocking treatment of animals in Africa in the pursuit of wealth. A small team in Tanzania try to cope with poachers.

Writer: Robin Brown | Director: Robin Brown | Star: Paul Scofield

49. The 16th Annual Tony Awards (1962 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Judith Anderson, Elizabeth Ashley, Lauren Bacall, Joan Bennett

50. The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2003 (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Rory Bremner | Director: Ian Hamilton | Stars: Roger Allam, Richard Attenborough, Helen Baxendale, Peter Bowles