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1. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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78 Metascore

In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psycopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Votes: 606,428

2. Patton (1970)

GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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91 Metascore

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Votes: 81,057

3. Frenzy (1972)

R | 116 min | Thriller

7.5
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A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Anna Massey

Votes: 33,028

4. 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 to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the UK.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 17,093

5. Bedazzled (1967)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Raquel Welch

Votes: 7,037

6. The Saint (1962–1969)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his white Volvo P1800S.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

Votes: 3,113

7. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

7.3
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 2,821

8. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

G | 144 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.2
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The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

Votes: 2,160

9. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

Votes: 1,992

10. Dunkirk (1958)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force's 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary seaborne evacuation that saved it from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Robert Urquhart

Votes: 1,537

11. The Stone Tape (1972 TV Movie)

90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A research team from an electronics company move into an old Victorian house to start work on finding a new recording medium. When team member Jill Greeley witnesses a ghost, team director ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Michael Bryant, Jane Asher, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Bates

Votes: 907

12. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II.

Stars: Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes, Donald Hewlett, Don Estelle

Votes: 834

13. Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)

96 min | Comedy

6.3
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This comedy / drama film follows the sexual exploits of teenager Jamie McGregor and the permissive society of the 60's.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Barry Evans, Judy Geeson, Angela Scoular, Sheila White

Votes: 522

14. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.1
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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Vanessa Howard

Votes: 481

15. Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)

99 min | Comedy

4.6
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An American plans to bilk the British out of some considerable money with the help of an English con artist.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Terry-Thomas, Jacqueline Pearce, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 434

16. Salt and Pepper (1968)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.2
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After discovering the body of a murdered female agent in their trendy Soho, London nightclub, groovy owners Charles Salt and Christopher Pepper partake in a fumbling investigation and ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Michael Bates, Ilona Rodgers

Votes: 419

17. Fall of Eagles (1974– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.2
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties - the Romanovs, the Habsburgs and the Hohenzollerns.

Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 407

18. Gulliver's Travels (1977)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Part live-action and part-animated version of Gulliver's travels, especially his meeting with the tiny Lilliputians.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Richard Harris, Catherine Schell, Norman Shelley, Meredith Edwards

Votes: 383

19. No Sex Please: We're British (1973)

91 min | Comedy

5.4
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Porn store owner Pete orders some new stuff from his supplier Niko but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the bank's assistant ... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Ronnie Corbett, Beryl Reid, Arthur Lowe, Ian Ogilvy

Votes: 374

20. Court Martial (1954)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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A court-martial attempts to find out why, and if, an officer embezzled his unit's funds.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Noelle Middleton, Allan Cuthbertson

Votes: 336

21. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 251

22. Every Home Should Have One (1970)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.1
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Teddy, working at an advertising agency, has to come up with a campaign for frozen porridge.

Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell, Garry Miller, Shelley Berman

Votes: 237

23. Ivanhoe (1958– )

30 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a noble knight and champion of justice during the rule of the evil Prince John.

Stars: Roger Moore, Robert Brown, Andrew Keir, Martin Wyldeck

Votes: 212

24. Jason King (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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This spin-off from the earlier "Department S" continued the adventures of hedonistic, womanizing dandy Jason King. After leaving Department S, Jason settled down to a full-time career of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Anne Sharp, Ronald Lacey, Lee Patterson

Votes: 193

25. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 170

26. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 147

27. Hammerhead (1968)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).

Director: David Miller | Stars: Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors

Votes: 147

28. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Clifford Parrish, Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer

Votes: 121

29. Budgie (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Chirpy Cockney petty crook 'Budgie' Bird is the main character in this British TV series of the early 70s. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to make his ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby, June Lewis

Votes: 116

30. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

Votes: 115

31. The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.6
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Tom Jones, a maid's son adopted by the nobleman she worked for, now all grown up must run away from home when he is set up by his jealous cousin. He has several adventures and women on his way to town where his possible salvation awaits.

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Nicky Henson, Trevor Howard, Terry-Thomas, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 115

32. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 87

33. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, Victor Maddern, Helen Fraser

Votes: 76

34. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 73

35. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 64

36. The Four Just Men (1959– )

30 min | Drama

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

Votes: 60

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

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 53

38. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Fellow Traveller (1963)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Simon encounters drama in a bus shelter. It involves sudden death, sabotage and a very beautiful girl.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Roger Moore, Dawn Addams, Glyn Owen, Neil McCallum

Votes: 50

39. This Is Your Life (II) (1955–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Eric Sykes

Votes: 47

40. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.1
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 42

41. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

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

Votes: 38

42. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Hail Smiling Morn or Thereabouts (1973)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.9
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Inspired by a local art show of photography, the Trio decide to go camping and take some artful photos of their own.

Director: James Gilbert | Stars: Michael Bates, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Blake Butler

Votes: 38

43. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: The Lost Key (1973)

TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy

7.8
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The Trio spend the day trying to find a way to get back into the library after it closes to retrieve the key to Compo's place which fell out of his pocket there.

Director: James Gilbert | Stars: Michael Bates, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Blake Butler

Votes: 38

44. NBC Experiment in Television (1967–1971)

60 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stars: David Warner, Edward Binns, Jo Van Fleet, James Edwards

Votes: 37

45. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Inventor of the Forty Foot Ferret (1973)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.2
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Atheist Compo is challenged to sit in a church for 5 minutes without saying anything.

Director: James Gilbert | Stars: Michael Bates, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Blake Butler

Votes: 36

46. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Of Funerals and Fish (1973)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Three childhood friends get together in old age to discuss life and philosophy.

Director: James Gilbert | Stars: Michael Bates, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Blake Butler

Votes: 36

47. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Pâté and Chips (1973)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.5
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The Trio arranges for a field trip to a historical home where they end up baby sitting the children of Chip & Connie, relatives of Compo.

Director: James Gilbert | Stars: Michael Bates, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, John Comer

Votes: 36

48. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

Votes: 35

49. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 32

50. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: The 30's Car (1973)

TV-PG | Comedy

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Clegg gets it in his mind to buy a car but he has to get past the tractors first.

Director: James Gilbert | Stars: Michael Bates, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, John Comer

Votes: 32