Most Voted Titles With Jack MacGowran
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1. The Exorcist (1973)
R | 122 min | Horror
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
2. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
3. The Quiet Man (1952)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.
4. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
5. Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to ... See full summary »
6. Tom Jones (1963)
Unrated | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
In eighteenth century England, "first cousins" Tom Jones and Master Blifil grew up together in privilege in the western countryside, but could not be more different in nature. Tom, the ... See full summary »
7. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A wily old codger matches wits with the king of the leprechauns and helps play matchmaker for his daughter and the strapping lad who has replaced him as caretaker.
9. Lord Jim (1965)
154 min | Adventure, Drama
After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
10. Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
M | 90 min | Comedy, History
Two mismatched sets of identical twins - one aristocrat, one peasant - mistakenly exchange identities on the eve of the French Revolution.
11. How I Won the War (1967)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, War
An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
12. The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
84 min | Comedy
Volunteers take over their local passenger train service (against bus company resistance) when the government announces its closure.
13. Age of Consent (1969)
R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his ... See full summary »
14. Night Creatures (1962)
Unrated | 82 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain... See full summary »
15. The Giant Behemoth (1959)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.
18. Young Cassidy (1965)
110 min | Biography, Drama
Biographical drama based on the early life of playwright Sean O'Casey, depicting his rise from the 1910 Dublin slums to the celebrated openings of his early plays. Johnny Cassidy, an ... See full summary »
19. Secret Agent (1964–1966)
49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »
20. Danger Man (1960–1962)
24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »
21. My Partner the Ghost (1969–1971)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »
22. King Lear (1971)
PG-13 | 137 min | Drama
The Shakespeare tragedy that gave us the expression "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child." King Lear has not one but two ungrateful children, and it's ... See full summary »
23. The Rising of the Moon (1957)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama
Three vignettes of old Irish country life, based on a series of short stories. In "The Majesty of the Law," a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault... See full summary »
24. The Champions (1968–1969)
60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »
25. Wonderwall (1968)
92 min | Drama
The eccentric professor Collins lives completely secluded in his chaotic apartment. When the model Penny moves in next to him, he becomes fascinated of her. He drills holes in her walls and... See full summary »
26. Terror on a Train (1953)
Not Rated | 72 min | Thriller
When a terrorist plants a bomb on board a train, the police call in an army bomb disposal expert to find, and dismantle it, but after it has been made safe, he has another shock in store.
27. Chance Meeting (1959)
95 min | Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Dutch painter Jan-Van Rooyer hurries to keep a rendezvous with Jacquleine Cousteau, an elegant, sophisticated Frenchwoman, slightly his elder, whose relationship with him had turned from ... See full summary »
28. Panic in the Parlor (1956)
81 min | Comedy
Battle-axe Emma Hornett dominates her hen-pecked husband Henry, his meek sister Edie and daughter Shirley. Shirley is to marry young sailor Albert,raised in an orphanage,and he and best man... See full summary »
29. The Gentle Gunman (1952)
Approved | 86 min | Drama
IRA member Terry modifies his violent views after working undercover in wartime London. When his co-conspirators are arrested, he ensures that his brother Matt escapes back to Ireland. ... See full summary »
30. The Brain (1962)
83 min | Crime, Horror, Drama
A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer.
31. The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go (1970)
PG | 89 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Buddha has the power to change the nature of a person into their opposite. He uses this power only when the world is in danger. When a villain obtains plans that could be used for peace or war, Buddha turns him into a good guy. Now what?
33. A Day at the Beach (1972)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
Bernie, a self-destructive alcoholic, is given watch over his niece Winnie. He tests the patience of the various people he knows and Winnie is often left on her own.
34. Jacqueline (1956)
89 min | Drama
Captivating drama of a lovable little Irish girl and how she helps her tippler father find work.
The Avengers (1961–1969)
The Winged Avenger
51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Several businessmen have been killed, the murderer having apparently clawed them to death so that the initial suspect is an author who owns a bird of prey and had a grudge against a victim ... See full summary »
37. The Ceremony (1963)
105 min | Crime, Drama
A bank robber is sentenced to prison for committing a murder during the robbery. His brother comes up with a plan to break him out of prison--but on the condition that his brother's girlfriend "date" him first.
39. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
I Captured the King of the Leprechauns
Unrated | 49 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Behind the scenes of Darby O'Gill and the Little People.
No Sign of the Cross
72 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A golden cross, on its way from a Mexican church to an American gangster anxious to reform his image, turns into worthless junk without ever leaving the possession of the couriers sent to ... See full summary »
45. 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 »
47. Stowaway Girl (1957)
87 min | Drama
A middle-aged steamboat captain who believes in a rigorous self-control when it comes to needs, desires and emotions slowly falls for a pretty female stowaway.
50. Two and Two Make Six (1962)
89 min | Comedy, Romance
An US airman stationed in the UK strikes down his commanding officer. Believing he killed him, the airman goes on the run with a girl. They run into a couple that looks like them and a mix up happens.