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1. Separate Tables (1958)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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The stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables."

Writers: Terence Rattigan, John Gay | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Burt Lancaster

2. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

3. Pygmalion (1938)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to speak proper English and thus be taken for a lady.

Writers: George Bernard Shaw, W.P. Lipscomb, Cecil Lewis | Directors: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson, Marie Lohr

4. Toys in the Attic (1963)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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Sisters Carrie and Anna Berniers have been supporting their ne'er-do-well brother Julian through various failed businesses; now, he returns home with a sudden fortune and his young bride. ... See full summary »

Writers: Lillian Hellman, James Poe | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux, Wendy Hiller

5. Major Barbara (1941)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy

7.1
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A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.

Writer: George Bernard Shaw | Directors: Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, David Lean | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton

6. The Cat and the Canary (1978)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror

5.8
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A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.

Writers: Radley Metzger, John Willard | Director: Radley Metzger | Stars: Honor Blackman, Michael Callan, Edward Fox, Wendy Hiller

7. Witness for the Prosecution (1982 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

7.2
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Efficient, but bitter and stubborn, barrister Sir Wilfrid Robarts returns to his office in London, having recovered from a heart attack. He is subsequently invited to defend Leonard Stephen... See full summary »

Writers: Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz, Lawrence B. Marcus, John Gay | Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Deborah Kerr, Beau Bridges, Donald Pleasence

8. How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)

79 min | Crime, Comedy

7.1
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Writers: Didier Daix, John Paxton | Directors: Nigel Patrick, Max Varnel | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Charles Coburn, Wendy Hiller, Katie Johnson

9. Richard II (1978 TV Movie)

158 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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The incompetent Richard II is deposed by Henry Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer king.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: David Giles | Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Gielgud, Jon Finch, Wendy Hiller

10. The Best of Friends (1991 TV Movie)

81 min | Biography

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Adapted from their letters and journals, this is a portrayal of the unique 25-year friendship shared by Dame Laurentia McLachlan (Benedictine nun), Sir Sydney Cockerell (museum curator), ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Cockerell, Felicitas Corrigan, Laurentia McLachlan, George Bernard Shaw, Hugh Whitemore | Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Patrick McGoohan, Amma Asante

11. The Comedy of Errors (1983 TV Movie)

109 min | Comedy

7.0
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Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Too bad that Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Cyril Cusack, Charles Gray, Nicolas Chagrin, Nick Burnell

12. The Twelve Pound Look (1957 TV Movie)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: J.M. Barrie | Director: Finlay J. Macdonald | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Walter Fitzgerald, Jean Kent, Jefferson Clifford

13. Play for Today (1970–1987)
Episode: Country (1981)

82 min | Drama

7.7
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In 1945, the Carlions assemble at an English country house for a family gathering. During the event, they must determine who is to take over the family brewing empire, since the present ... See full summary »

Writer: Trevor Griffiths | Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Leo McKern, James Fox, Wendy Hiller, Penelope Wilton

14. Stage 2 (1971–1972)
Episode: Peer Gynt (1972)

Drama

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Writers: Norman Ginsbury, Henrik Ibsen | Director: Alan Cooke | Stars: Colin Blakely, Wendy Hiller, Francesca Annis, Ray Barrett

15. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Corn Is Green (1968)

120 min | Drama

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A schoolteacher becomes the mentor of a talented young miner and seeks to get him into a university.

Writers: Harry Green, Emlyn Williams | Director: Philip Dudley | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Ronald Fraser, Stephanie Bidmead, Glyn Houston

16. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: The Importance of Being Earnest (1985)

114 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

Writer: Oscar Wilde | Directors: Michael Attenborough, Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Gary Bond, Jeremy Clyde, Gabrielle Drake