Highest Rated Titles With Ray McAnally

Refine See only titles you haven't rated, titles to watch instantly, etc
  • Keywords
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV













































1. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Creators: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall | Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

2. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Creator: John Creasey | Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

4. Court Martial (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

During World War II this crack team from the Judge Advocate General's office investigates crime all over Europe and then proceeds to the court-martial itself.

Stars: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren, Angela Browne

5. Me Mammy (1968–1971)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Milo O'Shea, Anna Manahan, Yootha Joyce, Ray McAnally

6. Strange Report (1968– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Retired Scotland Yard commissioner Adam Strange investigates bizarre mysteries in "Swinging Sixties" London.

Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

7. The Human Jungle (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans

8. A Perfect Spy (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1987)

Thriller

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: John le Carré | Stars: Peter Egan, Ray McAnally, Alan Howard, Rüdiger Weigang

9. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Positive Negative Man (1967)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A scientist is killed by having been hurled through and embedded in a wall. This is the latest death of a person engaged in the government's Project 90, whose documents can also not be ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Williamson | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Ray McAnally, Michael Latimer

10. Strangers (1978–1982)

60 min | Crime, Thriller

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Don Henderson resurrected the eccentric police detective George Kitchener Bulman (from the short lived series "The XYY Man") in this British series which saw him reluctantly and grumpily ... See full summary »

Creator: Murray Smith | Stars: Don Henderson, Dennis Blanch, Fiona Mollison, John Ronane

11. My Left Foot (1989)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The story of Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy. He learned to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.

Writers: Shane Connaughton, Jim Sheridan, Christy Brown | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan, Kirsten Sheridan

12. Billy Budd (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

Writers: Louis O. Coxe, Robert H. Chapman, Herman Melville, Peter Ustinov, DeWitt Bodeen | Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers

13. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

14. A Very British Coup (1988 TV Mini-Series)

148 min | Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Harry Perkins, steel worker and trade unionist from Sheffield, becomes Prime Minister of the UK by a landslide, partly because of corruption and public disillusionment with the Conservative... See full summary »

Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Geoffrey Beevers, Hugh Martin

15. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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

16. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

17. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

18. Strange Report (1968– )
Episode: Report 5055: Cult - Murder Shrieks Out (1969)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Strange and his team are called in after a performer with links to a charity organization dies under unusual circumstances. When the performers singing partner is kidnapped the case takes ... See full summary »

Writer: Moris Farhi | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Pamela Franklin

19. Jack the Ripper (1988– )

190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

20. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

21. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Charles Lloyd Pack, Derek Francis, Alfred Burke

22. A Perfect Spy (1987 TV Mini-Series)

374 min | Thriller

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This is the story of Magnus Pym, from his childhood to the end of his career in middle age. As a young man, there is little doubt that his father Rick was the most influential character in ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray McAnally, Rüdiger Weigang, Alan Howard, Peter Egan

23. Spindoe (1967– )

60 min | Crime

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Ray McAnally, Richard Hurndall, Rachel Herbert, Bryan Marshall

24. Jack the Ripper (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1988)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Derek Marlowe, David Wickes | Director: David Wickes | Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

25. Jack the Ripper (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1988)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Derek Marlowe, David Wickes | Director: David Wickes | Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

26. The Mission (1986)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn

27. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The eighteenth century, swashbuckling adventures of Britain's legendary highwayman. When he returned from military service in Flanders, Dick Turpin discovered he had been cheated out of his... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Carpenter, Paul Knight, Sidney Cole | Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Michael Deeks, Christopher Benjamin, Billy Dean

28. He Who Rides a Tiger (1965)

103 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Peter Rayston, has been in and out of prison most of his life. At 30, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old ... See full summary »

Writer: Trevor Peacock | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Tom Bell, Judi Dench, Paul Rogers, Kay Walsh

29. A Perfect Spy (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1987)

Thriller

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Jonathan Haley, Ray McAnally, Nicholas Haley, Benedict Taylor

30. Great Expectations (1989 TV Mini-Series)

303 min | Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Simmons, John Rhys-Davies, Ray McAnally, Anthony Calf

31. Justice (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Cases of a lady barrister.

Stars: Margaret Lockwood, John Stone, John Bryans, Philip Stone

32. A Perfect Spy (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1987)

Thriller

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: John le Carré | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Ray McAnally, Alan Howard, Rüdiger Weigang

33. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Big Day at Dream Acres (1987)

TV-PG | 79 min | Comedy

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Compo, Clegg and Seymour happen upon a somewhat wiley tramp, who persuades them to help him rescue his childhood donkey (from better days), from a field. In fact the tramp wants to fix the ... See full summary »

Writer: Roy Clarke | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Ray McAnally, Michael Aldridge, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis

34. A Perfect Spy (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1987)

Thriller

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: John le Carré | Stars: Peter Egan, Ray McAnally, Alan Howard, Rüdiger Weigang

35. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Creator: Roy Clarke | Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

36. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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

37. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.

Writers: Rearden Conner, Marian Spitzer, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

38. No Surrender (1985)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A scheduling mixup means two groups of old-timers have reserved the same bar for a party on the same night. The situation is trickier than expected since the bar is in Liverpool, and one ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Bleasdale | Director: Peter Smith | Stars: Michael Angelis, Avis Bunnage, James Ellis, Tom Georgeson

39. She Didn't Say No! (1958)

97 min | Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Bridget Monagahn, a dressmaker and mother of six illegitimate children, tries to maintain her current lifestyle while the fathers of her six children try to run her out of their small Irish... See full summary »

Writers: T.J. Morrison, Una Troy | Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Eileen Herlie, Perlita Neilson, Wilfred Downing, Anne Dickins

40. Invasion (1980 TV Movie)

111 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Drama documentary surrounding the events leading to the Soviet Union's invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Writer: David Boulton | Director: Leslie Woodhead | Stars: Paul Chapman, Julian Glover, Paul Hardwick, John Woodnutt

41. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )
Episode: The Death of Adolph Hitler (1973)

107 min | Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The final days in the Bunker, with Hitler becoming more and more paranoid, plumbing the depths of his madness and reaching his well deserved fate.

Writer: Vincent Tilsley | Director: Rex Firkin | Stars: Frank Finlay, Raymond Adamson, Cyril Appleton, Sean Arnold

42. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

43. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

50 min | Comedy

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Gordon Clyde

44. Pollyanna (1973– )

155 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Elizabeth Archard, Elaine Stritch, Paddy Frost, Ray McAnally

45. Venus Peter (1989)

94 min | Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Christopher Rush, Ian Sellar | Director: Ian Sellar | Stars: George Anton, Louise Breslin, Juliet Cadzow, Peter Caffrey

46. Barlow (1971–1975)

50 min

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Stratford Johns, Neil Stacy, Derek Newark, Norman Comer

47. A Perfect Spy (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1987)

Thriller

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: John le Carré | Stars: Peter Egan, Rüdiger Weigang, Jane Booker, Alan Howard

48. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Web with Four Spiders (1968)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Dr. Norbert is a lawyer on an advisory committee concerned with the international legislation of space travel and he is set up by an opponent of the committee who photographs him in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner, Edmund Ward | Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Richard Bradford, Ray McAnally, Jacqueline Ellis, Ralph Michael

49. Scout (1987 TV Movie)

60 min

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Frank McGuinness | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ray McAnally, Stephen Rea, Gerard O'Hare, Colin Connor

50. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: They Keep Killing Steed (1968)

Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Enemy agent Arcos has invented a form of instant plastic surgery and he uses it to imprison Steed and create a double, who is sent to throw a spanner in the works at an important peace ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, Ian Ogilvy, Ray McAnally