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1. The 39 Steps (1935)

Unrated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

Votes: 41,963

2. The 39 Steps (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more then he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts ... See full summary »

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Lydia Leonard, David Haig, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 1,681

3. The 39 Steps (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Richard Hannay witnesses a hit-and-run involving a woman pushing a pram. Looking in the pram he sees a gun instead of a baby. He tracks the woman down and she reveals that she is a secret ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda de Banzie, Barry Jones

Votes: 1,395

4. The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)

PG | 102 min | Crime, History, Mystery

6.6
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In 1914 London, a mining engineer and an ex-intelligence service British colonel try to prevent murderous Prussian agents from executing a political assassination designed to trigger WW1.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Robert Powell, David Warner, Eric Porter, Karen Dotrice

Votes: 1,715

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

Drama

7.9
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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 52

6. Hannay (1988–1989)

52 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Gavin Richards, Neville Phillips

Votes: 79

7. The 39 Steps

Thriller | Announced

A remake of the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock thriller.

Director: Robert Towne

8. The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands (1927)

107 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Dramatic reconstruction of two 1914 naval battles off Coronel and the Falkland Islands.The first a defeat of the British by Vice Admiral Maximilian von Spee, the second a retaliation by the British under vice Admiral Sturdee.

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Roger Maxwell, Craighall Sherry, Hans von Slock

Votes: 44

9. Huntingtower (1978– )

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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Stars: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Neil Crossan

Votes: 11

10. The Three Hostages (1977 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

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A film adaptation of the the fourth installment if John Buchan's Richard Hannay series.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Barry Foster, Diana Quick, John Castle, Peter Blythe

11. TV de Vanguarda (1952– )

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Stars: Lima Duarte, Luiz Orioni, Henrique Martins, Jaime Barcellos

12. Huntingtower (1957– )

30 min

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Stars: Terry Cooke, Roger Delgado, Colin Douglas, Graham Harper

13. The Thirty Nine Steps (2018)

Thriller | Announced

A contemporary setting of John Buchan's classic novel - Engineer Richard Hannay finds himself caught up with analyst Kate Maybury, as they race against the clock to save the country from the Thirty Nine Steps.

14. John Macnab (1976– )

45 min | Drama

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Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Basil Dignam, Derek Godfrey, Bernard Horsfall

15. Witch Wood (1964– )

30 min | Drama, Thriller

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During the 17th century, a Presbyterian minister struggles against witchcraft being practiced amongst his congregation.

Stars: Donald Douglas, Madeleine Christie, Isobel Black, Campbell Godley

16. Huntingtower (1927)

72 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A retired grocer and Gorbels boys save a Russian prince from Bolsheviks.

Director: George Pearson | Stars: Harry Lauder, Vera Voronina, Patrick Aherne, Lillian Christine

17. The Three Hostages (1952– )

30 min | Drama

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Miniseries drama based upon the fourth installment of John Buchan's Richard Hannay series.

Stars: Patrick Barr, Peter Rendall, Jill Melford, Robert Scroggins

18. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: A Point of Honour (1988)

Drama

7.7
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Director: Guy Slater | Stars: Robert Powell, Geraldine Alexander, Terrence Hardiman, Ann Curthoys

Votes: 7

19. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: Act of riot (1988)

Drama

7.7
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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Robert Powell, Phyllis Logan, Oliver Cotton, Iain Cuthbertson

Votes: 6

20. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: Coup de grace (1989)

Drama

7.6
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Director: Robert Reed | Stars: Robert Powell, Anthony Valentine, Joanna David, Leslie Schofield

Votes: 5

21. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: Death with Due Notice (1988)

Drama

7.9
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Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Jill Meager, Serena Gordon

Votes: 7

22. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: Double Jeopardy (1989)

Drama

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Director: Henry Herbert | Stars: Robert Powell, Cathryn Harrison, Nigel Le Vaillant, Bernard Kay

23. Huntingtower (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1978)

Adventure

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Bill Armour

24. Huntingtower (1957– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1957)

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Stars: Nigel Arkwright, Margaret Boyd, Terry Cooke, Roger Delgado

25. Huntingtower (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1978)

Adventure

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Bill Armour

26. Huntingtower (1957– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1957)

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Stars: Michael Brennan, Terry Cooke, Roger Delgado, Colin Douglas

27. Huntingtower (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1978)

Adventure

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Bill Armour

28. Huntingtower (1957– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1957)

30 min

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Stars: Nigel Arkwright, Terry Baker, Mark Brackenbury, Elizabeth Bradley

29. Huntingtower (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1978)

Adventure

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Shane Briant

30. Huntingtower (1957– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1957)

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Stars: Michael Brennan, Alan Browning, Terry Cooke, Roger Delgado

31. Huntingtower (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1978)

Adventure

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Bill Armour

32. Huntingtower (1957– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1957)

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Stars: Terry Baker, Michael Brennan, Terry Cooke, David Courtney

33. Huntingtower (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1978)

Adventure

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Paul Curran, Peter Settelen, Iain Andrew, Bill Armour

34. Huntingtower (1957– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1957)

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Stars: Garth Adams, Terry Baker, Mark Brackenbury, Laurence Brooks

35. The Three Hostages (1952– )
Episode: Kharama (1952)

Drama

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Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Patrick Barr, Carla Lehmann, Peter Rendall, John Laurie

36. TV de Vanguarda (1952– )
Episode: Os 39 Degraus (1957)

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Stars: Percy Aires, Vida Alves, Fernando Baleroni, Marly Bueno

37. John Macnab (1976– )
Episode: Our Reputations at the Stake (1976)

Drama

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Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Ron Bain, Basil Dignam, Jack Galloway

38. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: Say the bells of Shoreditch (1989)

Drama

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Director: Guy Slater | Stars: Robert Powell, Karen Archer, John Bardon, Patrick Carter

39. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: That Rough Music (1989)

Drama

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Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Robert Powell, Richard Pasco, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Richenda Carey

40. The Three Hostages (1952– )
Episode: The Blind Spinner (1952)

Drama

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Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Patrick Barr, Peter Rendall, Jill Melford, Robert Scroggins

41. Witch Wood (1964– )
Episode: The Call (1964)

Drama, Thriller

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Director: Michael Leeston-Smith | Stars: Donald Douglas, Campbell Godley, Michael Godfrey, Donald Pickering

42. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: The Confidence Man (1989)

Drama

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Director: Robert Reed | Stars: Robert Powell, Diane Bull, Ron Pember, Rebecca Lacey

43. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: The Fellowship of the Black Stone (1988)

Drama

7.2
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Director: David Giles | Stars: Robert Powell, Charles Gray, David Waller, Gavin Richards

Votes: 8

44. The Three Hostages (1952– )
Episode: The Fields of Eden (1952)

Drama

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Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Patrick Barr, Carla Lehmann, Peter Rendall, John Laurie

45. The Three Hostages (1952– )
Episode: The First of June (1952)

Drama

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Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Patrick Barr, Carla Lehmann, Peter Rendall, John Laurie

46. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: The Good Samaritan (1989)

Drama

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Director: Henry Herbert | Stars: Robert Powell, Sharon Maughan, Marc Zuber, Derek Smith

47. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: The Hazard of the Die (1988)

Drama

6.8
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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Robert Powell, Gavin Richards, Christopher Scoular, Leonie Mellinger

Votes: 5

48. The Three Hostages (1952– )
Episode: The Midnight's Sun (1952)

Drama

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Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Patrick Barr, Carla Lehmann, Peter Rendall, Jill Melford

49. John Macnab (1976– )
Episode: The Old Hero (1976)

Drama

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Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Bill Armour, Lally Bowers, Basil Dignam

50. Witch Wood (1964– )
Episode: The Reckoning (1964)

Drama, Thriller

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Director: Michael Leeston-Smith | Stars: Madeleine Christie, Joan Veitch, Mary Riggans, Leslie Blackater