Most Popular Titles With Michael Relph
- Movies or TV
1. Went the Day Well? (1942)
92 min | Thriller, War
An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.
2. Scum (1977)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or... See full summary »
3. The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970)
GP | 89 min | Mystery, Thriller
Harold Pelham encounters a duplicate of himself in the aftermath of a car crash. After that moment his life is upset.
4. 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.
5. Dead of Night (1945)
Approved | 77 min | Horror, Thriller
An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.
Writers: H.G. Wells, E.F. Benson, John Baines, Angus MacPhail, T.E.B. Clarke | Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall
6. The League of Gentlemen (1960)
Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced collegues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.
7. Victim (1961)
90 min | Crime, Drama
A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure (homosexual acts still being illegal). But he's gay himself...
8. The Assassination Bureau (1969)
M | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is ... See full summary »
9. All Night Long (1962)
91 min | Drama
The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus.
10. Woman of Straw (1964)
122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tyrannical but ailing tycoon Charles Richmond becomes very fond of his attractive Italian nurse, Maria. The nurse, in turn, falls in love with Charles' ne'er-do-well nephew Anthony, who ... See full summary »
11. The Mind Benders (1963)
99 min | Drama, Thriller
A dedicated British scientist tests the possibility of brainwashing. If the experiment succeeds, he will stop loving his wife.
14. Big Time Operators (1957)
80 min | Comedy
A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.
15. The Chief (1990–1995)
50 min | Drama
Focussing on the politics at the top of a typical English police force in its continual battle to solve the problems the times, in this case the fictional Eastland of East Anglia.
16. The Blue Lamp (1950)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The daily routine of two London policemen is interrupted by a killer.
17. Sapphire (1959)
92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1950s London racial hostility to Commonweath immigrants is openly paraded. A pregnant girl, initially assumed to be white, is murdered. As two detectives start to investigate, and ... See full summary »
18. Saraband (1948)
Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young woman marries Prince George but it's far from a love match. Then she falls for a Swedish Count.
19. Torrents of Spring (1989)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance
In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon ... See full summary »
Writers: Jerzy Skolimowski, Arcangelo Bonaccorso, Ivan Turgenev, Michael Sarne, Evelyn Wendel, James Carrington, Anne Dutter, Georges Dutter | Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Nastassja Kinski, Valeria Golino, William Forsythe
20. The Gospel According to Vic (1986)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Vic Mathews teaches a remedial class at the Blessed Edith Semple School in Scotland. Some at the school are trying to discover the two more miracles that would promote the late Edith Semple... See full summary »
21. The Halfway House (1944)
78 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A group of travellers, all with something to hide in their past, take shelter from a storm in an old inn. The inn-keeper seems a little mysterious...
22. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Drama
Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a ... See full summary »
23. The Bells Go Down (1943)
90 min | Drama, War
Comedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire... See full summary »
24. The Captive Heart (1946)
Approved | 86 min | War, Drama
In 1940, a concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer, only to become a prisoner of war.
25. Masquerade (1965)
102 min | Adventure, Crime, Comedy
The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince.
27. For Those in Peril (1944)
77 min | Drama, War
A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up downed pilots and taking them to safety.
28. Champagne Charlie (1944)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
The story of a 19th century English music hall (vaudeville) performer and life behind the scenes.
29. I Believe in You (1952)
95 min | Drama
A drama about parole officers to follow the successful Ealing police story of _Blue Lamp, The (1950)_. Various sub-plots follow the parole officers and their charges.
30. Man in the Moon (1960)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
Scientists are looking for a man to send up to be the first man on the moon. A man immune to worry, disease and even the common cold. They think they have found him until the impossible happens at Woomera...
32. PT Raiders (1955)
95 min | Crime, Drama
A trio of ex-servicemen begin smuggling innocuous black market items into post-war Britain but through greed they graduate to more sinister cargo.
33. Train of Events (1949)
88 min | Drama
A train disaster is told as four short stories to give character studies of the people involved, how it will affect them and how they deal with it.
34. 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.
35. Walk in the Shadow (1962)
93 min | Drama
When John Harris's daughter is badly injured in an boating accident, the hospital tells him that she will need an urgent blood transfusion. Due to his religious beliefs Harris refuses ... See full summary »
36. 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 »
37. The Foreman Went to France (1942)
Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.
38. Pool of London (1951)
85 min | Crime, Drama
When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual to pick up their lives in postwar London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns more serious when he finds himself caught up with a robbery in the City.
39. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A rather loose adaptation of the P. D. James novel. Cordelia Gray, the survivor of a partnership in a detective agency, is asked by the assistant of James Calendar to investigate the ... See full summary »
40. 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 »
41. Frieda (1947)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, War
An RAF pilot who was shot down during WWII returns home to his English village with his new bride. The trouble is that she is the German lady who helped him escape. Then her brother arrives.
43. My Learned Friend (1943)
74 min | Comedy
An insane murderer is on the loose, and gunning for the men who put him away. Will Hay is on the list, and co-opts Claude Hulbert to try and stop him from meeting a grisly end. This black ... See full summary »
44. Mad Little Island (1958)
94 min | Comedy
Inhabitants of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base.
45. A Place to Go (1963)
86 min | Crime, Drama
Amidst the pub sing-songs and bombsites and with slums giving way to high-rise flats, life in Bethnal Green is changing for the Flints. Dad may decide to quit the docks and their daughter ... See full summary »
47. The Square Ring (1953)
83 min | Drama
Boxing drama following the lives of 5 different fighters and their reasons for becoming boxers.
50. Davy (1958)
83 min | Comedy, Drama
The Mad Morgans are a family song and dance act touring the British Music Halls. Young Davy is the star of the act but should he stay with his family or strike out on his own ?