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1. Summertime (1955)

Not Rated | 100 min | Romance, Drama

7.5
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A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy.

Writers: Arthur Laurents, H.E. Bates, David Lean | Director: David Lean | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda, Darren McGavin

Votes: 5,413

2. A King in New York (1957)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.

Writer: Charles Chaplin | Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

Votes: 4,981

3. The Mouse That Roared (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.0
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An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose, but things don't go according to plan.

Writers: Roger MacDougall, Stanley Mann, Leonard Wibberley | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell, David Kossoff

Votes: 6,372

4. The Good Die Young (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Three good men - a broken boxer, an American veteran trying to win back his mother-dominated wife, and an air force sergeant married to a faithless actress - are corrupted by Miles ... See full summary »

Writers: Vernon Harris, Lewis Gilbert, Richard Macaulay | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Gloria Grahame, Richard Basehart, Joan Collins

Votes: 543

5. Night and the City (1950)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

Writers: Jo Eisinger, Gerald Kersh | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 7,246

6. The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to... See full summary »

Writers: James Thurber, Monja Danischewsky | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark

Votes: 770

7. The Paris Express (1952)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Meek head clerk Kees Popinga realises at the same time as the police that owner De Koster has stripped his Dutch company clean because of his infatuation with a Parisian girl, Michelle. ... See full summary »

Writers: Georges Simenon, Harold French, Paul Jarrico | Director: Harold French | Stars: Claude Rains, Märta Torén, Marius Goring, Herbert Lom

Votes: 182

8. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.9
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"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.

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

Votes: 78

9. Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (1960)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Peter Carter meets official resistance when he finds his 9 year old daughter has been the victim of the pedophile patriarch of the town's most powerful family.

Writers: John Hunter, Roger Garis | Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen, Felix Aylmer, Niall MacGinnis

Votes: 522

10. A Touch of Larceny (1959)

93 min | Comedy

6.9
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British Commander Max Easton fakes his defection to the Soviets in order to sue the slandering newspapers for the money he needs to woo a fancy American woman.

Writers: Paul Winterton, Roger MacDougall, Ivan Foxwell, Guy Hamilton | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles, Oliver Johnston

Votes: 311

11. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

7.0
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Writers: John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr., Clements Ripley | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

Votes: 604

12. Island of Desire (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.3
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Based on and screenplay adapted from a Hugh Brooke story that appeared in "The Saturday Evening Post" and was not a novel: Lieutenant Elizabeth Smythe, a U.S. Military hospital-ship nurse, ... See full summary »

Writers: Stuart Heisler, Hugh Brooke, Stephanie Nordli | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray, John Laurie

Votes: 100

13. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 40

14. No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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John Blandish is worth $100 million. His heiress daughter is soon to be wed to Foster Harvey, who believes she's a cold, unfeeling woman, despite loving her. Her cold emotional state is in ... See full summary »

Writers: James Hadley Chase, St. John Legh Clowes | Director: St. John Legh Clowes | Stars: Jack La Rue, Hugh McDermott, Linden Travers, Walter Crisham

Votes: 317

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

Drama

7.5
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, Robert Brown, Brian Rix, Jane Barrett

Votes: 51

16. Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)

101 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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The incredible but true story of how an impersonator was recruited to impersonate General Montgomery to mislead the Germans about his intentions before the Normandy campaign.

Writers: Bryan Forbes, M.E. Clifton James | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: M.E. Clifton James, John Mills, Cecil Parker, Patrick Allen

Votes: 791

17. Babes in Bagdad (1952)

79 min | Comedy

5.2
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Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Ansen, Felix E. Feist, Reuben Levy, John Roeburt | Directors: Jerónimo Mihura, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Gypsy Rose Lee, Richard Ney, John Boles

Votes: 50

18. Yellow Canary (1943)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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In 1940 Sally Maitland is forced to leave England, ostracised as a Nazi sympathiser by everyone including her well-to-do family. On the ship to Halifax, Canada, she is courted by Polish ... See full summary »

Writers: P.M. Bower, Miles Malleson, DeWitt Bodeen | Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Richard Greene, Nova Pilbeam, Albert Lieven

Votes: 209

19. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 21

20. Beyond Mombasa (1956)

90 min | Action, Adventure

6.0
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An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Writers: James Eastwood, Richard English, Gene Levitt | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

Votes: 154

21. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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A TV series adaptated from the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »

Stars: George Dolenz, Nick Cravat, Robert Cawdron, Henry Corden

Votes: 18

22. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

23 min | Drama

8.4
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Fairbanks narrated, produced and frequently starred in this well-made anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce. Filmed in England, usually with lesser known actors.

Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Christopher Lee, Ron Randell, Barbara Mullen

Votes: 37

23. Penny Princess (1952)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A ordinary young American woman learns that she has become the owner of a tiny European country. Comedy and romance ensue.

Writer: Val Guest | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Yolande Donlan, Dirk Bogarde, A.E. Matthews, Reginald Beckwith

Votes: 175

24. A Tale of Five Women (1951)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.5
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An Englishman has been working in the US so long he now speaks with an American accent. He is drafted into the British Army during WWII but is injured and loses his memory. Because he talks... See full summary »

Writers: Maurice J. Wilson, Alexander Paal, Jacques Companéez, Patrick Kirwan, Richard Llewellyn, Piero Tellini, Günther Weisenborn | Directors: Romolo Marcellini, Emil E. Reinert, Wolfgang Staudte, Montgomery Tully, Géza von Cziffra, Irma von Cube | Stars: Bonar Colleano, Barbara Kelly, Anne Vernon, Karin Himboldt

Votes: 30

25. Candlelight in Algeria (1944)

86 min | Drama, War

6.7
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An American sculptress in wartime Britain gets mixed up with a British agent and a Nazi spy who knows that a top-secret meeting of Allied military leaders will be taking place in Algeria--... See full summary »

Writers: Brock Williams, Katherine Strueby, Dorothy Hope, John Clements | Director: George King | Stars: James Mason, Carla Lehmann, Raymond Lovell, Enid Stamp-Taylor

Votes: 95

26. Shipyard Sally (1939)

77 min | Musical, Comedy

6.8
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A music hall performer manages the saloon her father bought. The clientèle includes unemployed shipyard workers who she entertains and helps.

Writers: Don Ettlinger, Gracie Fields, Thomas J. Geraghty, Karl Tunberg, Val Valentine | Director: Monty Banks | Stars: Gracie Fields, Sydney Howard, Morton Selten, Norma Varden

Votes: 32

27. The March Hare (1956)

85 min | Comedy

6.0
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Sir Charles Hare, a young Irish baronet, gambles his all on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled', and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate. His aunt, however, has some surprises in store for him.

Writers: T.H. Bird, Paul Vincent Carroll, Allan MacKinnon, Gordon Wellesley | Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Peggy Cummins, Terence Morgan, Martita Hunt, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 26

28. Teheran (1946)

86 min | Drama

5.7
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Writers: Oreste Biancoli, William Freshman, Dorothy Hope, Basil Mason, A.R. Rawlinson, Ákos Tolnay | Directors: William Freshman, Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Derek Farr, Marta Labarr, Manning Whiley, Pamela Stirling

Votes: 14

29. Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? (1953)

80 min | Comedy

5.6
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An American soldier stationed in England is ready to go on his honeymoon with his new wife when his ex-wife, a gorgeous blonde, shows up and insists that they're still married. His two ... See full summary »

Writers: Talbot Rothwell, Vivian Tidmarsh | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: David Tomlinson, Diana Dors, Bonar Colleano, Sidney James

Votes: 45

30. Wings and the Woman (1942)

94 min | Drama

6.3
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The story of flyer Amy Johnson who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was ... See full summary »

Writers: Viscount Castlerosse, Miles Malleson | Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Robert Newton, Edward Chapman, Nora Swinburne

Votes: 124

31. Three's Company (1954)

78 min | Drama, Horror

5.0
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Compilation of 3 episodes of the TV series "Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Presents ..." (i)"The Surgeon" (ii)"Take A Number" (iii)"The Scream".

Writers: John Cresswell, Lawrence B. Marcus, Richard Alan Simmons | Directors: Terence Fisher, Charles Saunders | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Basil Sydney, Elizabeth Sellars, Andrew Osborn

Votes: 5

32. The New Adventures of Martin Kane (1957– )

30 min | Drama

5.8
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Stars: William Gargan, Brian Reece, Robert Beatty, Lee Patterson

Votes: 8

33. Hi Gang! (1941)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Writers: Bebe Daniels, Marriott Edgar, Val Guest, Ben Lyon, J.O.C. Orton, Howard Irving Young | Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Vic Oliver, Moore Marriott

Votes: 29

34. London Playhouse (1955– )

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Stars: Joan Miller, Virginia Clay, Hugh Sinclair, Marjorie Stewart

35. The Last Moment (1954)

51 min | Drama

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Writers: Selwyn Jepson, Paul Vincent Carroll | Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Greta Gynt, Paul Carpenter, MacDonald Parke

36. The Granville Melodramas (1955– )

Drama

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Stars: John Bailey, Erik Chitty, Victoria Grayson, Hattie Jacques

37. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1947 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman | Stars: Robert Berkeley, June Clyde, Felicity Gower, Alan Keith

38. Trilby (1947 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: George L. Du Maurier, Paul M. Potter | Stars: Sally Rogers, Abraham Sofaer, Bryan Coleman, Jack Lambert

39. The Fool and the Princess (1948)

Drama, Romance

4.8
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Writers: William C. Hammond, Stephen Spender | Director: William C. Hammond | Stars: Bruce Lester, Lesley Brook, Adina Mandlová, Murray Matheson

Votes: 12

40. European Assignment (1950)

58 min | Crime, Drama

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Writer: Chick Messina | Director: Ben R. Hart | Stars: Lionel Murton, Pamela Deeming, Ivan Craig, MacDonald Parke

41. Counsellor at Law (1949 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama

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Writer: Elmer Rice | Stars: Madeleine Burgess, Maxine Cooper, Cecilia Eddy, Lyn Evans

42. The Front Page (1948 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Stars: Basil Appleby, Harold Ayer, Michael Balfour, Loyd Brydon

43. Mourning Becomes Electra (1947 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama

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Stars: Mark Dignam, Charles Farrell, Basil Langton, Marjorie Mars

44. The Gentle People (1949 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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Writers: Duncan Ross, Irwin Shaw | Stars: Robert Ayres, Robert Cawdron, Paul Demel, Ernest Jay

45. Alpayim Ve'shalosh (1951)

51 min | Documentary

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Writer: Baruch Dienar | Director: Baruch Dienar | Stars: Ben Edden, Michael Geri, MacDonald Parke

46. The Adding Machine (1948 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

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Writers: Eric Fawcett, Elmer Rice | Stars: Stanley Maxted, Joan Young, Cecilia Eddy, Launce Maraschal

47. Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies (1947 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Nelson Bond, David Kent | Director: Eric Fawcett | Stars: MacDonald Parke, Tony Quinn, Hal Thompson, John McLaren

48. Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies (1949 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Nelson Bond, David Kent | Stars: MacDonald Parke, Tony Quinn, Russell Napier, Douglas Jefferies

49. Mrs Wickens in the Fall (1957 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writer: Nigel Kneale | Director: Michael Elliott | Stars: Natalie Lynn, MacDonald Parke, Henry Webb

50. The 23rd Mission (1953 TV Movie)

45 min | Drama

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Writer: Lionel Shapiro | Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Pauline Bentley, Josephine Crombie, Ilona Ference, Thomas Gallagher