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1. 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

Votes: 50,598

2. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.

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

Votes: 26,764

3. 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

Votes: 22,105

4. 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: 21,917

5. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 135 min | Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

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

Votes: 16,599

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

Votes: 9,251

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

Votes: 4,497

8. 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

Votes: 2,477

9. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

119 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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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

Votes: 1,104

10. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994 TV Mini-Series)

385 min | Drama

8.1
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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewits money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 596

11. 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

Votes: 528

12. A Delicate Balance (1973)

PG | 133 min | Drama

7.0
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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

Votes: 430

13. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.1
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 388

14. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Kurosawa (2000)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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Writer: Adam Low | Director: Adam Low | Stars: Akira Kurosawa, Sam Shepard, Paul Scofield, James Coburn

Votes: 344

15. London (1994)

85 min | Documentary

7.5
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An inspiring tale through London by pictures narrated by Paul Scofield.

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

Votes: 343

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

95 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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Miep Gies' struggle to keep Anne Frank and her family hidden and safe inside the secret annex, as the Nazis turn Amsterdam upside-down.

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

Votes: 330

17. 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

Votes: 273

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

Votes: 234

19. Anna Karenina (1985 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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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

Votes: 224

20. Robinson in Space (1997)

82 min | Documentary

7.3
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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

Votes: 223

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

98 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

5.0
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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

Votes: 169

22. Utz (1992)

94 min | Drama

7.0
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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

Votes: 165

23. 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

Votes: 148

24. The Little Riders (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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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

Votes: 122

25. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

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

Votes: 88

26. 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

Votes: 70

27. Nineteen Nineteen (1985)

99 min | Drama

5.7
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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

Votes: 69

28. That Lady (1955)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.1
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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

Votes: 66

29. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Charles Gray, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud, Eric Porter

Votes: 64

30. Tell Me Lies (1968)

118 min | Drama

6.5
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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

Votes: 54

31. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

7.0
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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

Votes: 51

32. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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

Votes: 48

33. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 40

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

60 min | Fantasy, Drama

7.2
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Writers: Leon Garfield, Gerry Wilson | Director: Danny Huston | Stars: Paul Scofield, John Huston, Mark Farmer, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 38

35. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

5.9
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 35

36. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: A Song at Twilight (1982)

83 min | Drama

8.0
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A famous writer finds that a long-suppressed secret is about to be revealed by his former mistress.

Writer: Noel Coward | Director: Cedric Messina | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Bruce Lidington, Paul Scofield, June Tobin

Votes: 27

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

65 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

6.2
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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

Votes: 24

38. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: Come Into the Garden, Maud (1982)

56 min | Drama

6.8
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A henpecked American visiting Europe is able to throw off his ghastly wife and find love.

Writer: Noel Coward | Director: Cedric Messina | Stars: Paul Scofield, Bruce Lidington, Geraldine McEwan, Toby Robins

Votes: 20

39. Arena (1975– )
Episode: Paul Scofield (2008)

Documentary

9.0
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Director: David Thompson | Stars: Paul Scofield, Juliet Stevenson, Eileen Atkins, Michael Billington

Votes: 18

40. Shades of Greene (1975– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Denholm Elliott, Shane Briant, Neville Phillips, Ian Hendry

Votes: 17

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

Documentary

7.2
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Writer: Rory Bremner | Director: Ian Hamilton | Stars: Roger Allam, Richard Attenborough, Helen Baxendale, Peter Bowles

Votes: 16

42. Nijinsky: Unfinished Project (1970)

Biography, Drama

7.0
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Writer: Edward Albee | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Claude Jade, Rudolf Nureyev, Paul Scofield

Votes: 15

43. The Laurence Olivier Awards 1997 (1997 TV Special)

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

Votes: 15

44. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Ambassadors (1977)

Drama

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Strether is sent to Europe to rescue a young American from the charms of a mysterious French beauty. But he is soon under the liberating influence of Europe himself.

Writers: Denis Constanduros, Henry James | Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: David Huffman, Gayle Hunnicutt, Lee Remick, Paul Scofield

Votes: 12

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

51 min | Documentary, Biography

5.2
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Writers: Caryl Brahms, Winston Churchill | Director: Louis Clyde Stoumen | Stars: Paul Scofield, Patrick Wymark, Siân Phillips, Lady Birley

Votes: 11

46. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Episode: Episode One (1994)

84 min | Drama

8.1
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Old Martin Chuzzlewit is a very rich man, but paranoid that everyone is after his money. His grandson has made the fatal mistake of falling in love with the only person Martin trusts, and finds himself disinherited.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lodge | Director: Pedr James | Stars: Pauline Turner, Tom Wilkinson, Steve Nicolson, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 11

47. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Episode: Episode Six (1994)

53 min | Drama

8.4
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Jonas murders Montague and is exposed, so takes his own life. Old Martin's senility is seen to be a sham and at a family conference young Martin's inheritance is restored and a blessing given to wed Mary, while Pecksniff is punished.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lodge | Director: Pedr James | Stars: Philip Franks, Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy, Emma Chambers, John Padden

Votes: 11

48. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Episode: Episode Three (1994)

55 min | Drama

7.9
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Jonas gives his father a lavish funeral and later proposes to Mercy Pecksniff, much to Charity's anger. Tom Pinch brings news of young Martin to Mary. Old Martin warns Mercy about entering into a marriage without love.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lodge | Director: Pedr James | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Elizabeth Spriggs, Sam Kelly, Keith Allen

Votes: 11

49. Ill Fares the Land (1983)

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

Votes: 10

50. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Episode: Episode Four (1994)

53 min | Drama

8.3
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Jonas seeks to insure Mercy's life, Pecksniff offers Mary a permanent position in his home and Charity plans to leave her father and live in London. Tom Pinch finally recognizes his devotion to Pecksniff is misplaced.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lodge | Director: Pedr James | Stars: Paul Francis, Pete Postlethwaite, David Bradley, Julian Fellowes

Votes: 10