Most Voted Titles With George Cole
- Movies or TV
1. Cleopatra (1963)
Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.
Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, Carlo Mario Franzero | Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown
2. A Christmas Carol (1951)
TV-G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.
4. Mary Reilly (1996)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
5. The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1944)
TV-G | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the inspired Olivier concept, Shakespeare's play begins as a performance in the Globe Theatre, shifting in broad cinematic terms to an epic narrative of Henry V, who had developed from a... See full summary »
6. The Vampire Lovers (1970)
R | 91 min | Horror
Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich a remote area of late 18th century Gemany.
8. The Belles of St. Trinian's (1954)
91 min | Comedy
These schoolgirls are more interested in racing forms than books as they try to get-rich-quick. They are abetted by the head-mistress' brother, played by Alastair Sim, who also plays the head-mistress.
9. Heartbeat (1992– )
50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
A British police constable and his doctor wife, weary of the turmoil in contemporary London, decide to move and work in a quiet village where life is livelier than they anticipated.
11. UFO (1969–1973)
45 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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 »
12. An Inspector Calls (1954)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Based on a famous stage play and set in the year 1912, an upper crust English family dinner is interrupted by a police inspector who brings news that a girl known to everyone present has ... See full summary »
13. Minder (1979–1994)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Miss Marple: Nemesis
83 min | Crime, Drama
Miss Marple and her nephew, novelist Raymond West, embark on a coach tour of historic English houses with an eclectic group of characters at the behest of a late friend who had knowledge of an unsolved murder.
15. Fright (1971)
PG | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son. Soon after the Lloyds leave, a series of frightening occurrences in the gloomy old... See full summary »
16. The Green Man (1956)
80 min | Comedy
Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins but a job in England just after the war is a different matter. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is ... See full summary »
17. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
British police series which revolutionised the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s. Jack Regan (see also 'Regan' (1974)) played by John Thaw is a hard edged detective in the Flying ... See full summary »
18. The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy
Chaos ensues for staff and students alike when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.
19. The Blue Bird (1976)
G | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by... See full summary »
20. Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957)
86 min | Comedy
To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry... See full summary »
21. Quentin Durward (1955)
Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History
A Scottish knight in France to facilitate a marriage between a rich and beautiful countess and his aging uncle becomes involved in court intrigue.
22. The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.
23. Bombsight Stolen (1941)
90 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
A wartime cottage on a Scottish estate becomes a focus of attention when not only the new tenant but a London evacuee and a downed fighter pilot all move in. The interest may not be ... See full summary »
24. Gone to Earth (1950)
82 min | Drama, Romance
A beautiful, superstitious, animal-loving Gypsy is hotly desired by a fox-hunting squire...even after she marries a clergyman.
25. Laughter in Paradise (1951)
93 min | Comedy
When a millionaire practical joker dies, he divides his fortune among four heirs who must carry out his zany instructions to cash in.
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 1
Unrated | 129 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Dr. Syn, a country priest leads a rebel band against the King's naval press gangs. Press gangs (impressment) roam the country side beating young men into submission or unconsciousness, ... See full summary »
28. Too Many Crooks (1959)
85 min | Comedy, Crime
Accident-prone Fingers runs a pretty unsuccessful gang. They try and rob wealthy but tricky Billy Gordon - who distrusts banks and fears the Inland Revenue - but he sees Fingers and the ... See full summary »
29. Quartet (1948)
120 min | Drama
Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself. In the first story, The Facts of Life, a young man with great potential on the... See full summary »
30. The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's (1960)
94 min | Comedy
The hellions of St. Trinians are recruited to a sheik's harem. Little does he know what he's letting himself in for.
31. Operation Disaster (1950)
97 min | Drama, History, War
The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air?
33. Adventure for Two (1943)
114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ivan Kouznetsoff, a Russian engineer, recounts during World War II his stay in England prior to the war working on a new propeller for ice-breaking ships. Naïve about British people and ... See full summary »
34. Suspicion (1957–1958)
60 min | Drama
The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »
Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Shot at Dawn
93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A 90 years long feud between two families, the Hicks and the Hammonds, appears to have escalated to murder.
37. Station Jim (2001 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
It is the 1890s. Bob Gregson is a young lad who works as a porter at a rural railway station. He is keen to impress the stationmaster who is looking for a successor because he is about to ... See full summary »
38. The Ghost of Greville Lodge (2000)
88 min | Family, Mystery
A modern day ghost story for the whole family! Teenager James Greville has lived in children's homes his whole life, so he is surprised when a Great Uncle invites him to his country manor ... See full summary »
39. The Bridal Path (1959)
95 min | Comedy
Based on a novel by Nigel Tranter, The Bridal Path is a light-hearted look at the somewhat unfortunate results that can come of the continued marrying of fairly close cousins in a ... See full summary »
40. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)
60 min | Adventure, Crime
Simon Templar is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals and keeps the loot for himself (usually in such a way as to put the rich criminals behind bars). He's ... See full summary »
43. Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow (1963)
98 min | Adventure
In 18th century England, the mysterious masked rider known as the Scarecrow leads a rebel band to save the town of Romney Marsh from the King's oppression and Naval press gangs.
Minder on the Orient Express
106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Feature-length special from the popular TV series "Minder". Saving deceased gangster Jack South's daughter Nikki from an attack by hired thugs earns "minder" Terry McCann a trip for two ... See full summary »
45. The Dinner Party (2007 TV Movie)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Young couple Jackie and Leo move from North London to a suburban home in the green belt paradise of Southern England. At the birthday party of a neighbor, they soon discover the strict social hierarchies of village life.
46. Marriage a la Mode (1955)
88 min | Comedy
Charles Hathaway wakes up in West Wales with no recollection of who he is or how he got there. With the help of a Cardiff specialist he traces his life back to his gorgeous wife and their ... See full summary »
47. Folly to Be Wise (1953)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy
Army chaplin Captain Paris attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.
48. The Spider and the Fly (1949)
87 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
A clever and dedicated French police official, a cleverer master-thief whom he secretly admires, the woman loved by the official who is in love with the thief, at the outbreak of World War I.
49. Tonight's the Night (1954)
88 min | Comedy
The whole village mourns when General O'Leary, owner of a hunting estate in South Ireland, is killed in an accident. His nephew, Jasper O'Leary, takes over the state and soon has aroused ... See full summary »
50. The Adventures of Sadie (1953)
88 min | Comedy
Rich Sadie Patch is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise-ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat, prickly young Jimmy Carrol, and bald and bookish Professor Gibble. All ... See full summary »