Most Voted Titles With Arthur Lowe
- Movies or TV
1. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.
2. If.... (1968)
X | 111 min | Drama
In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.
4. O Lucky Man! (1973)
R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors play multiple roles, ... See full summary »
5. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.
6. This Sporting Life (1963)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport
In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges ... See full summary »
9. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
30 min | Comedy, War
Popular BBC comedy series set in the fictional south coast seaside town of Walmington-On-Sea during World War 2. Alternating moments of gentle character comedy with broad slapstick, it ... See full summary »
10. The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1979 TV Movie)
95 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a lion messiah.
11. Britannia Hospital (1982)
R | 111 min | Drama, Comedy
Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »
12. The Lady Vanishes (1979)
PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery
While traveling in pre-war Nazi Germany, a young couple realize that a passenger seems to have been kidnapped from their train.
13. The Bed Sitting Room (1969)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, ... See full summary »
14. Dad's Army (1971)
G | 95 min | Comedy, War
When World War Two breaks out, the small seaside town of Walmington-on-Sea finds itself less than ably defended by the elderly and inept members of Captain Mainwaring's home guard unit. Put... See full summary »
15. 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 »
16. The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama
London at the turn of the century in 1901. Three men are on a mission from the IRA to steal all the gold in the vaults of the Bank of England. Norgate, their leader, discovers the bank's ... See full summary »
56 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
The grandson of the world's first and foremost consulting detective and his bumbling, bionic sidekick attempt to catch the only living descendant of Professor Moriarty.
18. The Plank (1979 TV Short)
28 min | Comedy, Short
This is a pantomime about two construction workers, who discover that a plank is missing from the floor they are just building. They discover that two children have taken the plank and use ... See full summary »
19. No Sex Please: We're British (1973)
91 min | Comedy
Porn store owner Pete orders some new stuff from his supplier Niko but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the bank's assistant ... See full summary »
20. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
R | 100 min | Comedy
Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »
22. Wagner (1983– )
300 min | Biography, Drama, History
A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at ... See full summary »
23. Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (1973)
102 min | Comedy
London, 1940. Aspiring jazz musician and future comedy legend Terence "Spike" Milligan reluctantly obeys his call-up and joins the Royal Artillery regiment at Bexhill, where he begins ... See full summary »
24. Man About the House (1974)
90 min | Comedy
An unscrupulous property developer wants to flatten the street to make way for new buildings.Householder George Roper is happy to take the offered money and run but his wife Mildred and ... See full summary »
27. Red, White and Zero (1967)
46 min | Drama
An impassive young girl is taken from her suicidal London life, back to her home in North England on a bizarre bus trip. Seen through the poetic eye of the camera, this is a commentary of doomed British morbidity. In HD.
28. Blue Peter (1958– )
25 min | Family
British childrens magazine program which has run since the end of the 50s. Aimed at kids from the age of about 6-14. The show has different segments where the presenters would show the ... See full summary »
29. Dulcimer Street (1948)
110 min | Drama
Percy Boon lives with his mother in a shared rented house with an assortment of characters in central London. Although well intentioned, Percy becomes mixed up with gangsters and a murder. ... See full summary »
33. 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.
35. You Must Be Joking! (1965)
100 min | Comedy
A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.
39. Who Done It? (1956)
85 min | Comedy
This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate... See full summary »
40. Doctor at Large (1971– )
30 min | Comedy
Following his student misadventures in Doctor in the House (1969), Michael Upton (Barry Evans) starts out on an equally fun-filled but disaster-prone solo career. He moves through a variety... See full summary »
41. Cage of Gold (1950)
83 min | Crime, Drama
A young bride believes her husband has been killed. After a suitable period of mourning, she re-marries. But then her "dead" husband comes back and tries to extort money from her.
42. Sweet William (1980)
R | 92 min | Drama
A young woman has a perfect love affair with a zealous writer. When she finds out that he's also a highly manipulative womanizer, it's too late - she's already too much in love to quit him. Things start to get really complicated.
The Avengers (1961–1969)
Dead Man's Treasure
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The hunt for a murdered courier's despatch leads Steed and Emma to a deadly car race with a "shocking" surprise at the finish line. It takes The Avengers to flag down the murderers and apply the brakes to their plans.
Dad's Army (1968–1977)
The Deadly Attachment
After a surreal lecture on telling allied parachutists from German ones, the platoon is ordered to pick up a stranded U-boot's crew. Wilson feels live hand-grenades are too dangerous for ... See full summary »
48. Some Will, Some Won't (1970)
90 min | Comedy
Four people go to great lengths to obtain the fortune left in a will by a very wealthy practical joker.
49. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
75 min | Drama
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »