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1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

2. 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.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

3. From Russia with Love (1963)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.5
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James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya, Daniela Bianchi

4. The Three Musketeers (1973)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.

Writers: George MacDonald Fraser, Alexandre Dumas père | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York

5. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

6. Moby Dick (1956)

Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.

Writers: Herman Melville, Ray Bradbury, John Huston | Director: John Huston | Stars: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice

7. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

8. Treasure Island (1950)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family

7.0
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Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Edward Watkin, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald

9. The Saint (1962–1969)

48 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

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

10. The Tomorrow People (1973–1979)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The Tomorrow People are British teens who have special powers. They can communicate to each other using telepathy. They can also transport themselves (they call it "Jaunting"). With the ... See full summary »

Creator: Roger Damon Price | Stars: Nicholas Young, Philip Gilbert, Elizabeth Adare, Peter Vaughan-Clarke

11. Moulin Rouge (1952)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Writers: Pierre La Mure, Anthony Veiller, John Huston | Director: John Huston | Stars: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand, Suzanne Flon

12. Wee Geordie (1955)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Geordie is a Scots lad sent to the Melbourne Olympics to represent Britain in Hammer-Throwing. He insists on wearing his kilt...

Writers: David Walker, Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Bill Travers, Alastair Sim, Paul Young, Norah Gorsen

13. The Canterbury Tales (1972)

X | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales.

Writers: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Geoffrey Chaucer | Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti

14. The Roots of Heaven (1958)

121 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots of Heaven." ... See full summary »

Writers: Romain Gary, Patrick Leigh-Fermor | Director: John Huston | Stars: Errol Flynn, Juliette Gréco, Trevor Howard, Eddie Albert

15. The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.8
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In Spain, Leon is born on Christmas day to a mute servant girl who was raped by a beggar. His mother dies giving birth and he is looked after by Don Alfredo. As a child Leon becomes a ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Hinds, Guy Endore | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Clifford Evans, Oliver Reed, Yvonne Romain, Catherine Feller

16. Crossroads (1964–1988)

30 min | Drama

3.3
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The four or five times a week adventures of a motel owner, son, daughter and her staff. Drama was never far away from the ringing of the reception bell.

Creators: Peter Ling, Hazel Adair | Stars: Noele Gordon, Susan Hanson, Ronald Allen, Paul Henry

17. A Christmas Carol (1951)

TV-G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Noel Langley | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

18. Ivanhoe (1952)

TV-G | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne.

Writers: Noel Langley, Æneas MacKenzie, Marguerite Roberts | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

19. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

20. Carry on Cleo (1964)

92 min | Comedy

6.8
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Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters... See full summary »

Writers: Talbot Rothwell, William Shakespeare | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey

21. The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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Thomasina the cat brings a family together, through her mysterious death and reappearance.

Writers: Robert Westerby, Paul Gallico | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Susan Hampshire, Laurence Naismith, Jean Anderson

22. Under Capricorn (1949)

Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.

Writers: John Colton, Margaret Linden, Helen Simpson, Hume Cronyn, James Bridie | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton

23. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

24. Triple Cross (1966)

PG | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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Loosely based on a true story, Christopher Plummer plays British bank robber Eddie Chapman who finds himself caught between the waring parties in WW2, the British and the Germans. working ... See full summary »

Writers: René Hardy, Frank Owen, William Marchant | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Gert Fröbe

25. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.6
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Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.

Writers: Herb Meadow, Harold Medford | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

26. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1962)

Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

27. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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This British TV series, shot almost entirely on videotape, dramatized short mystery fiction by authors who were contemporaries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Many of these authors were ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

28. Saint Joan (1957)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, George Bernard Shaw | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Richard Widmark, Richard Todd, Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud

29. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Roger Delgado

30. The Fixer (1968)

M | 132 min | Drama

7.1
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In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bog, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime.

Writers: Bernard Malamud, Dalton Trumbo | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith

31. The Savage Innocents (1960)

110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.3
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An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police.

Writers: Hans Ruesch, Franco Solinas, Baccio Bandini, Nicholas Ray | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Yôko Tani, Carlo Giustini, Peter O'Toole

32. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Peter Bryan | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

33. Devil Doll (1964)

81 min | Horror

3.8
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An evil hyponotist/ventriloquist plots to gain an heiress' millions.

Writers: Ronald Kinnoch, Charles F. Vetter, Frederick E. Smith | Director: Lindsay Shonteff | Stars: Bryant Haliday, William Sylvester, Yvonne Romain, Sandra Dorne

34. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

35. Big Time Operators (1957)

80 min | Comedy

7.0
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A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.

Writers: William Rose, John Eldridge | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers

36. Nearest and Dearest (1968–1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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On the death of their father Joshua, siblings Eli and Nellie Pledge inherit the family business, Pledge's Purer Pickles, at Colne, Lancashire, in the north of England. Their faithful ... See full summary »

Creators: Harry Driver, Vince Powell | Stars: Hylda Baker, Jimmy Jewel, Joe Gladwin, Madge Hindle

37. Fire Over England (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.7
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Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »

Writers: A.E.W. Mason, Clemence Dane, Sergei Nolbandov | Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh, Raymond Massey

38. The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960)

88 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Writer: Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Paul Massie, Dawn Addams, Christopher Lee, David Kossoff

39. Clouds of Witness (1972 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Mark Eden, Rachel Herbert

40. Corridors of Blood (1958)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.5
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Dr. Thomas Bolton fights for the use of anesthetic in surgery and uses himself as a guinea pig but soon finds himself addicted.

Writer: Jean Scott Rogers | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Boris Karloff, Betta St. John, Christopher Lee, Finlay Currie

41. Siege of the Saxons (1963)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure, History

4.4
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King Arthur learns one of his knights is plotting to take over and marry his daughter. After the King's death, the Knight wishing to marry the princess is ordered by the great wizard Merlin... See full summary »

Writers: John Kohn, Jud Kinberg | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Janette Scott, Ronald Lewis, Ronald Howard, John Laurie

42. The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)

83 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A centenarian artist and scientist in 1890 Paris maintains his youth ad health by periodically replacing a gland with that of a living person.

Writers: Barré Lyndon, Jimmy Sangster | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Anton Diffring, Hazel Court, Christopher Lee, Arnold Marlé

43. Sinful Davey (1969)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Davey Haggart is quite certain of his paternity (even if nobody else is) and determined to emulate his father, a notorious rogue and highwayman. This includes breaking a man out of Stirling... See full summary »

Writer: James R. Webb | Director: John Huston | Stars: John Hurt, Pamela Franklin, Nigel Davenport, Ronald Fraser

44. Adam and Evalyn (1949)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Complications ensue.

Writers: Noel Langley, Lesley Storm, Nicholas Phipps, George Barraud | Director: Harold French | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Edwin Styles, Raymond Young

45. Richard the Lionheart (1962– )

30 min | Adventure, Family, History

7.9
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Stars: Dermot Walsh, Robin Hunter, Alan Haywood, Iain Gregory

46. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Creator: Francis Durbridge | Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

47. The Black Torment (1964)

85 min | Horror, Mystery

5.8
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A lord returns to his manor with his new wife, to hear rumors that he had already secretly returned and had committed several murders. Has he lost his mind, or is something dark afoot ?

Writers: Derek Ford, Donald Ford | Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Heather Sears, John Turner, Ann Lynn, Peter Arne

48. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951)

Passed | 93 min | Drama

7.2
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A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman, the school bully.

Writers: Thomas Hughes, Noel Langley | Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, John Charlesworth, James Hayter

49. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.2
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Ray Barrett, Robert Hardy

50. The Little Kidnappers (1953)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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A Scotsman, Jim MacKenzie, living on a primitive homestead in Nova Scotia, is raising his two grandsons, Harry and Davy, following the death of their father in the Boer War. His son's death... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Paterson | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Jon Whiteley, Vincent Winter, Adrienne Corri, Duncan Macrae