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1. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Neile Adams, Anouk Aimée, Ann-Margret

Votes: 110

2. Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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This anthology series presented episodes in the lives of true-life historical personages who each faced a terrible crisis in their life.

Stars: Gene Darfler, John Hoyt, Walter Matthau, Simon Oakland

Votes: 42

3. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 9,365

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

114 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.6
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In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

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

Votes: 62

5. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 50

6. Clochemerle (1972– )

230 min | Comedy

8.5
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A rural French town attempts to erect a public urinal. Plays as a cross between 'Allo, 'Allo and Canterbury Tales.

Stars: Peter Ustinov, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Michael Golden

Votes: 53

7. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography, Music

8.4
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Stephen Fry, John Gielgud

Votes: 98

8. Anne of Avonlea (1987 TV Mini-Series)

230 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.3
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Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Marilyn Lightstone, Schuyler Grant

Votes: 6,519

9. Theatre Royal (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Lilli Palmer, Roddy Hughes, Ian Fleming, Brian Wilde

Votes: 6

10. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 163,805

11. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 391

12. Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre (1991 TV Special)

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Stars: Peggy Ashcroft, Jeremy Brett, Alistair Cooke, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 12

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

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 49

14. 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.

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

Votes: 211

15. 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 »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Patrick McGoohan, Amma Asante

Votes: 88

16. The Death of a Heart (1987 TV Movie)

109 min | Drama, Family

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A young orphan girl, Portia, goes to live with her well-to-do aunt and uncle. As she is groomed to become a lady, she is confused by the young man who seems to be courting her. Surrounded ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Daniel Chatto, JoJo Cole, Judith Davis

Votes: 36

17. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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.

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

Votes: 23,914

18. Pygmalion (1938)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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.

Directors: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson, Marie Lohr

Votes: 6,013

19. A Taste for Death (1988 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Sir Paul Berowne (Bosco Hogan) - a prominent Government Minister - turns to his old friend Adam Dalgleish following a series of threatening letters delivered to his London home. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Marsden, Wendy Hiller, Fiona Fullerton, Penny Downie

Votes: 203

20. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 868

21. All Passion Spent (1986– )

55 min | Drama

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After a lifetime in the spotlight.Lady Slane, the 85 year old wife of a recently deceased politician is allowed to shed her public persona and retreat to a cottage in the Hampstead ... See full summary »

Stars: Wendy Hiller, Harry Andrews, Maurice Denham, Phyllis Calvert

Votes: 159

22. 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

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Joan Webster is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood. She meets her father in a fancy restaurant to tell him that she will ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney, Walter Hudd

Votes: 5,991

23. The Kingfisher (1983 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama, Romance

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When Cecil (Rex Harrison) discovers that his love Evelyn (Wendy Hiller) that getaway 50 years ago has been recently widowed and is passing by his home on the way to the funeral. For 50 ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack, Gary Owen

Votes: 60

24. I Know Where I'm Going! Revisited (1994 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

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'Nancy Franklin' was so overwhelmed by the film 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945) that she traveled from New York to the Western Isles of Scotland to see the places where it was made and to ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Ian Christie, Petula Clark, Mark Cousins, Sue Fink

Votes: 59

25. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 156

26. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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Stars: Charles Gray, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud, Eric Porter

Votes: 66

27. Separate Tables (1958)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

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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."

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 4,884

28. Ending Up (1989 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

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A traditional rural English Christmas, reluctantly spent with the predominantly geriatric family (who all have their quirks and eccentricities) ends in tragedy after a practical joke goes ...

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: John Mills, Wendy Hiller, Michael Hordern, Lionel Jeffries

Votes: 30

29. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 171

30. Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981 TV Movie)

103 min | Thriller

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The film is based on a purportedly true story, which has since become one of the most famous "time slips". The two ladies' real names were Annie Charlotte Moberly and Eleanor Jourdain, who ... See full summary »

Director: John Bruce | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Hannah Gordon, Bosco Hogan, Niall Toibin

Votes: 85

31. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Country (1981)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

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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 »

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

Votes: 9

32. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: The Countess Alice (1992)

81 min | Comedy

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A reporter is assigned a then-and-now piece on a 50-year old photospread of three society beauties. One of them, Lady Alice Munroe, now the widowed Grafin von Holzendorf, has agreed to be ... See full summary »

Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Zoë Wanamaker, Duncan Bell, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 61

33. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 36,751

34. Sons and Lovers (1960)

103 min | Drama

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Jack Cardiff received a 1960 Oscar Nomination as Best Director for this lush, engaging film starring Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell and Donald Pleasence, which was adapted from D.H. ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure

Votes: 949

35. Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (1986 TV Mini-Series)

R | 306 min | Biography, Drama

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The Story of the last viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten

Stars: Nicol Williamson, Janet Suzman, Ian Richardson, Sam Dastor

Votes: 150

36. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 194

37. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance

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She falls in love with a broken down former NYC hotel doorman, who tells Judith vaguely that he was in the hotel business.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Wendy Hiller, Marie Kean

Votes: 661 | Gross: $0.52M

38. Witness for the Prosecution (1982 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

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Leonard Vole is accused of murdering an elderly rich woman and the only alibi to him depends on his wife.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Deborah Kerr, Beau Bridges, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 430

39. Outcast of the Islands (1951)

93 min | Drama, Adventure

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A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide and a captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Trevor Howard, Robert Morley, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 574

40. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 47

41. How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)

79 min | Crime, Comedy

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The impoverished Clitterburn family live on a grand English estate but times are hard and the head of the household, Sir Henry, seizes upon news of the impending arrival of their rich ... See full summary »

Directors: Nigel Patrick, Max Varnel | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Charles Coburn, Wendy Hiller, Katie Johnson

Votes: 113

42. A Taste for Death (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1988)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Dalgliesh visits the church where Berowne was killed and is surprised when Father Francis finds a button in the offerings box. Emily Wharton thinks it must have been young Darren who put it... See full summary »

Director: John Davies | Stars: Roy Marsden, Wendy Hiller, Simon Ward, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 9

43. Attracta (1983)

55 min

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An aging school teacher remembers times gone by and thinks about her own past.

Director: Kieran Hickey | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Kate Thompson, Joe McPartland, John Kavanagh

Votes: 8

44. To Be a Woman (1951)

Documentary

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Director: Jill Craigie | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Julian Somers, Dana Wynter

Votes: 11

45. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 30

46. Major Barbara (1941)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy

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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.

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

Votes: 900

47. Sailor of the King (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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In 1940, Canadian sailor Andrew Brown is prisoner on a battle damaged German raider and he plans to delay the raider's at-sea repairs until a British naval task-force can destroy it.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Michael Rennie, Wendy Hiller, Bernard Lee

Votes: 413

48. Toys in the Attic (1963)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Julian Berniers and Lily Prine have just gotten married. They have been in Chicago on business before returning to their home town of New Orleans, where they will meet with Julian's older ... See full summary »

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 748

49. The Comedy of Errors (1983 TV Movie)

109 min | Comedy

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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 »

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

Votes: 129

50. Making Love (1982)

R | 113 min | Drama

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A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 1,923