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1. The Pursuers (1961– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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Inspector Bollinger pursues criminals and scoundrels on the mean streets of London with the aid of his trusty German Shepherd dog.

Stars: Louis Hayward, Gaylord Cavallaro, Robert Gallico, Geoffrey Hibbert

Votes: 9

2. Press Gang (1989–1993)
Episode: At Last a Dragon (1990)

Family, Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Spike accompanies a very nervous Lynda to a cocktail party where she will be doing some career socialising. However, Spike spots someone who is looking to make a few deals of his own.

Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Paul Reynolds, Nick Stringer

Votes: 8

3. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 19

4. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)
Episode: The Arrangement (1978)

Adventure, Crime

8.5
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When Greer Stevens suggests to Sheila Northcott that each woman kills the other's husband, Sheila does not take her seriously until her own spouse is killed by Greer, who then tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Carolyn Seymour, Sarah Douglas, Michael Medwin

Votes: 8

5. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: The Sitting Pigeon (1967)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Rufus Blake,junior and most ineffectual member of a gangland brotherhood,is prepared to give evidence against his brothers at their trial,hoping he will be able to get his hands on their ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Richard Bradford, Robin Bailey, Lois Daine, George Sewell

Votes: 14

6. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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

8.4
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78 Metascore

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge 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: 561,306

7. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.4
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 193,702 | Gross: $6.00M

8. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,398

9. Press Gang (1989–1993)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Paul Reynolds, Mmoloki Chrystie

Votes: 620

10. UFO (1970–1973)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Votes: 1,762

11. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,699

12. One by One (1984–1987)

50 min

8.1
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Stories about real-life international zoo vet David Taylor (in the TV programmes, he was called Donald Turner) from his early days as a newly-qualified vet in the 1950s to his international... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Heyland, James Ellis, Sonia Graham, Heather James

Votes: 19

13. The Green Scarf (1954)

96 min | Mystery

8.1
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Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo Genn, Kieron Moore

Votes: 24

14. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Votes: 10,647

15. 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: 221

16. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 34

17. The Scarlet and the Black (1983 TV Movie)

143 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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Vatican efforts, lead by Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, to save Allied POWs and downed Allied airmen as the Nazis invade Rome.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone

Votes: 1,876

18. O.S.S. (1957–1958)

30 min | Drama, War

7.8
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Frank Hawthorne is an agent in World War II's Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the U.S.'s spy agency. He operates behind German lines in France with the assistance of the French ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Randell, Lionel Murton, Robert Gallico, Max Faulkner

Votes: 13

19. 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 yellow Volvo.

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

Votes: 2,795

20. White Hunter (1957– )

30 min | Adventure

7.5
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Stars: Rhodes Reason, Harry Baird, Hugh Moxey, Tim Turner

Votes: 6

21. The Professionals (1977–1983)
Episode: Involvement (1980)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Having shot a suspected drug smuggler outside her flat Doyle consoles witness Ann Holly and they become lovers, intending to marry. An informer tells Doyle and Bodie that 'the Christmas Man... See full summary »

Director: Chris Burt | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Patricia Hodge

Votes: 30

22. UFO (1970–1973)
Episode: Computer Affair (1971)

47 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Three Interceptors are sent to frustrate a UFO attack but one collides with the UFO, killing the pilot, Ken Matthews. Lieutenant Gay Ellis was giving the pilots their instructions and ... See full summary »

Director: David Lane | Stars: Gabrielle Drake, George Sewell, Dolores Mantez, Antonia Ellis

Votes: 57

23. Dr. No (1962)

Approved | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.3
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A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee, Joseph Wiseman

Votes: 116,988 | Gross: $16.07M

24. Reach for the Sky (1956)

123 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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Biopic of RAF Group Captain Douglas Bader who, after having lost both legs, flew a British fighter plane during WW2.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Votes: 1,630

25. Five on a Treasure Island (1957)

122 min | Adventure, Family

7.3
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Director: Gerald Landau | Stars: Rel Grainer, Richard Palmer, Gillian Harrison, John Bailey

Votes: 45

26. UFO (1970–1973)
Episode: Close Up (1970)

50 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Straker and the SHADO team are invited to sit in on the test for an immensely powerful new telescope as it takes the first known photographs of alien homeland. The photos are indeed taken ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Perry | Stars: Jeremy Wilkin, Gary Myers, Georgina Moon, Keith Alexander

Votes: 47

27. UFO (1970–1973)
Episode: Ordeal (1971)

60 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Following a wild night out with a girl called Sylvia, Foster is receiving a refreshing sauna bath at the SHADO health farm. Drifting into semi-consciousness, he comes to to find he has been... See full summary »

Director: Ken Turner | Stars: Gary Myers, Georgina Moon, Jeremy Wilkin, Michael Billington

Votes: 54

28. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Gadget Lovers (1967)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Simon is assigned to protect Russian colonel Smolenko following the deaths of several Soviet agents.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Roger Moore, Mary Peach, Campbell Singer, Glynn Edwards

Votes: 44

29. Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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The World War II story of the British Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 5,391

30. The Heart of the Matter (1953)

Approved | 100 min | Drama

7.2
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An unhappily married white policeman in Sierra Leone falls in love with a white girl and starts an affair. He soon starts feeling guilty.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Trevor Howard, Elizabeth Allan, Maria Schell, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 250

31. The Third Key (1956)

96 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Police drama. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Jack Hawkins, John Stratton, Dorothy Alison, Michael Brooke

Votes: 413

32. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Small Game for Big Hunters (1966)

51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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A man dressed in tropical clothes is found in Hertfortshire with an Kalayan arrow in his back. He has then fallen into a coma, yet there is no poison to be detected. All clues lead to an ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Bill Fraser, James Villiers

Votes: 113

33. Child in the House (1956)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker, Mandy Miller

Votes: 54

34. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)

60 min | Adventure, Crime

7.1
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This series chronicles the swashbuckling exploits of Simon Templar, a modern day Robin Hood of sorts.

Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Norman Eshley, Edward Brayshaw, John Hallam

Votes: 187

35. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »

Stars: Jill Gascoine, Leslie Ash, Don Warrington, Tracy-Louise Ward

Votes: 99

36. The Wooden Horse (1950)

101 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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True story of three British POWs and their attempt to escape from Nazi Germany.

Directors: Jack Lee, Ian Dalrymple | Stars: Leo Genn, David Tomlinson, Anthony Steel, David Greene

Votes: 887

37. Three Cases of Murder (1955)

99 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.8
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Three stories of murder and the supernatural. In the first, a museum worker is introduced to a world behind the pictures he sees every day. Second, when two lifelong friends fall in love ... See full summary »

Directors: David Eady, George More O'Ferrall, Wendy Toye, Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, John Gregson, Elizabeth Sellars, Emrys Jones

Votes: 464

38. Leopard in the Snow (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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A beautiful young woman is driving through the English countryside during a terrible snowstorm. She wrecks her car, and is found by a bitter, reclusive former American racecar driver, who ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Keir Dullea, Susan Penhaligon, Kenneth More, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 95

39. Out (1978– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Stars: Tom Bell, Brian Croucher, John Junkin, Norman Rodway

Votes: 152

40. The Nation's Health (1983– )

95 min | Drama

6.6
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Drama filmed in a documentary style to show the many problems within a typical NHS hospital.

Stars: Vivienne Ritchie, Julian Fox, Ian McDiarmid, P.H. Moriarty

Votes: 8

41. The Swingin' Maiden (1962)

98 min | Comedy

6.5
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An American airline firm plan to buy a new British passenger plane, but the deal hits trouble when the plane's designer Jack Hopkins and Kathy Fisher the daughter of the Airline owner, take... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Michael Craig, Anne Helm, Jeff Donnell, Alan Hale Jr.

Votes: 162

42. All the Right Noises (1971)

GP | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A married man with two small children has an affair with a young teenage girl

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Tom Bell, Judy Carne, Edward Higgins, Rudolph Walker

Votes: 149

43. The Doctor and the Devils (1985)

R | 93 min | Horror, Drama

6.2
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Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Jonathan Pryce, Twiggy, Julian Sands

Votes: 764

44. Make Mine a Double (1959)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.2
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A WWII British secret agent has a desperate mission in occupied France. An airman who is his double is enlisted in the scheme with the intention of confusing the enemy, but everyone gets ... See full summary »

Director: Darcy Conyers | Stars: Brian Rix, Cecil Parker, William Hartnell, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 51

45. Spin a Dark Web (1956)

76 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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A Canadian living in London is trying to succeed as a prizefighter, without much luck. He meets the sister of a local mob leader, and she soon draws him into the gang's activities. When he ... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Sewell | Stars: Faith Domergue, Lee Patterson, Rona Anderson, Martin Benson

Votes: 26

46. They Were Not Divided (1950)

102 min | War

6.1
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The film begins in a WW II training depot of a British Guards armoured regiment where recruits from many walks of life learn to survive the strict discipline and training together before ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton, Helen Cherry, Stella Andrew

Votes: 137

47. Roommates (1961)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A group of students at an elite music school decide to share a flat in order to cut their living costs and have somewhere to practice together. They get into quite a few scraps and ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Paul Massie, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 174

48. Value for Money (1955)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A young man from Yorkshire inherits a sizeable legacy from his millionaire father. He decides to try the nightlife of London and meets a young girl performing in a nightclub. She intends to... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: John Gregson, Diana Dors, Susan Stephen, Derek Farr

Votes: 84

49. Carry on at Your Convenience (1971)

90 min | Comedy

6.0
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This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Votes: 2,141

50. Paratrooper (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, War

6.0
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In 1940, an American claiming to be Canadian volunteers for the British Army's paratroop school.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Alan Ladd, Leo Genn, Susan Stephen, Harry Andrews

Votes: 446