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1. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,335

2. Passport to Pimlico (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy

7.2
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Residents of a part of London declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a 'Passport to Pimlico'.

Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray, Paul Dupuis

Votes: 3,100

3. Blithe Spirit (1945)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 4,032

4. Murder Ahoy (1964)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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After Miss Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Lionel Jeffries, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, William Mervyn

Votes: 3,332

5. A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)

G | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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In Hong Kong, the wealthy Ogden Mears is traveling in a transatlantic and is near to be assigned Saudi Arabia Ambassador and is divorcing from his wife Martha. His friend Harvey and he are ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin, Tippi Hedren

Votes: 4,107

6. Miranda (1948)

80 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, John McCallum

Votes: 704

7. Yellow Canary (1943)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A woman wrongfully accused of being a Nazi sympathizer is forced to move to Halifax, a city in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Richard Greene, Nova Pilbeam, Albert Lieven

Votes: 317

8. Innocents in Paris (1953)

102 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Alastair Sim, Ronald Shiner, Claire Bloom, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 214

9. Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.0
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The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Votes: 5,467 | Gross: $0.12M

10. Mad About Men (1954)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Glynis Johns, Donald Sinden, Anne Crawford, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 339

11. The Mouse on the Moon (1963)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A tiny country persuades the Americans and Soviets that they're starting a space program, when they really just want some money for new plumbing.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Bernard Cribbins, David Kossoff

Votes: 1,174

12. Murder Most Foul (1964)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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When Miss Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Andrew Cruickshank

Votes: 3,450

13. Trouble in Store (1953)

85 min | Comedy

6.8
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Norman is working in the stock room of a large London department store, but he has ambition (doesn't he always !!), he wants to be a window dresser making up the public displays. Whilst ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Moira Lister, Megs Jenkins, Jerry Desmonde

Votes: 722

14. The V.I.P.s (1963)

119 min | Drama

6.3
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Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Louis Jourdan, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 2,658

15. Murder She Said (1961)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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When Miss Marple reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Arthur Kennedy, Muriel Pavlow, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 4,550

16. The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis, Michael Denison, Walter Hudd

Votes: 4,307

17. Adventure for Two (1943)

114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Ivan Kouznetsoff, a Russian engineer, recounts during World War II his stay in England prior to the war working on a new propeller for ice-breaking ships. Naïve about British people and ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Marjorie Fielding, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 304

18. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

7.3
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 2,788

19. Murder at the Gallop (1963)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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When a wealthy old man appears to have been "frightened to death" by a cat, Miss Marple suspects one of his four relatives, all heirs to his estate, of his murder.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Stringer Davis, Robert Morley, Flora Robson

Votes: 3,839

20. The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967)

81 min | Animation, Family, Musical

6.1
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Animated feature film based on Charles Perrault's stories and nursery rhymes. It features Humpty Dumpty, The Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe, and the Crooked Man.

Director: Jules Bass | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Bob McFadden, Susan Melvin, Bradley Bolke

Votes: 93

21. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 209

22. The Alphabet Murders (1965)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Comedy

5.5
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Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tony Randall, Robert Morley, Anita Ekberg, Maurice Denham

Votes: 1,027

23. Big Time Operators (1957)

80 min | Comedy

7.1
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A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers

Votes: 1,222

24. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 290

25. The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy

7.5
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Chaos ensues for staff and students alike when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford, John Turnbull, Richard Wattis

Votes: 1,048

26. Quiet Wedding (1941)

80 min | Comedy

7.6
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A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic adventures before their wedding day.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Derek Farr, Marjorie Fielding, A.E. Matthews

Votes: 52

27. The Magic Box (1951)

Approved | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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A chronicle of the life of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell, Renée Asherson, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 918

28. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 36

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

Drama

7.9
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 52

30. The Runaway Bus (1954)

78 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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When heavy fog prevents all aircraft from leaving London airport, a group of passengers take an airline bus to get them to an alternative airport. However, one among their number is the ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Marianne Stone, Lionel Murton, Lisa Gastoni, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 365

31. Castle in the Air (1952)

89 min | Comedy

6.9
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The near-bankrupt Earl of Locharne must contend with a government agent trying to requisition his ancestral Scottish castle, as well as a beautiful American woman who wants to buy the place - to say nothing of the resident ghost.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: David Tomlinson, Helen Cherry, Margaret Rutherford, Barbara Kelly

Votes: 89

32. Her Man Gilbey (1944)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.9
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While Lady Christabel Beauclark, a bird fancier, is scurrying about demanding certain territorial rights for British birds from other countries, Her Ladyship's niece is falling in love with... See full summary »

Director: Harold French | Stars: Michael Wilding, Margaret Rutherford, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 166

33. On the Double (1961)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

6.5
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At the time of the Invasion of Normandy, an American soldier is asked to impersonate a British General in order to confuse the Nazi spies and assassins in London.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Dana Wynter, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 447

34. Arabella (1967)

M | 88 min | Comedy

5.8
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Virna Lisi is at her peak using her womanly wiles to seduce Terry-Thomas (in multiple roles) to aid her debt-ridden grandmother, Margaret Rutherford.

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Virna Lisi, James Fox, Margaret Rutherford, Terry-Thomas

Votes: 68

35. The 36th Annual Academy Awards (1964 TV Special)

8.6
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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Nick Adams, Julie Andrews, Annabella

Votes: 109

36. An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)

85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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Peter Weston is engaged to Vanessa Colebrook, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. On a journey home on a steamer he meets an old sea hand who shares with him how his wife won't let him ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson Justice, Diana Dors

Votes: 201

37. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 21

38. Just My Luck (1957)

86 min | Comedy

6.3
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Norman works in a jewellers workshop and fantasises (in the nicest way) about meeting the window dresser across the road from his workshop. He wants to buy her a diamond pendant but ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Margaret Rutherford, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 426

39. Aunt Clara (1954)

84 min | Comedy

7.1
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A wealthy old man dies and leaves his holdings--including a brothel and a gambling den, racing greyhounds and a sleazy bar--to his eccentric Aunt Clara. Clara vows to "clean up" her new ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Ronald Shiner, Margaret Rutherford, A.E. Matthews, Fay Compton

Votes: 55

40. Hideout in the Alps (1936)

75 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Anthony Bushell, Jane Baxter, Arthur Macrae, Ronald Squire

Votes: 43

41. Curtain Up (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.5
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In a small town in the 1950's a repertory company meets on Monday morning to start rehearsing the following week's play. This is a ghastly thing written by the aunt of one of the theatre's ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Smart | Stars: Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall, Michael Medwin

Votes: 133

42. While the Sun Shines (1947)

81 min | Comedy, Drama

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Lady Elisabeth Randall is an English Air Force corporal during World War II. She is on her way to marry her fiancé when she finds herself being romanced by two different men.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Barbara White, Ronald Squire, Brenda Bruce, Bonar Colleano

43. Dick and the Duchess (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dick Starrett is insurance investigator in London and married to the upper class Jane. Her family disapproves of his being an American or background. Dick's co-worker is Peter Jamison and he collaborates with Inspector Starke on his cases.

Stars: Patrick O'Neal, Hazel Court, Richard Wattis, Roddy Hughes

Votes: 5

44. The Day After Tomorrow (1960 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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TV play centering around pensioner Amy Carr and her day-to-day life and character and her budding friendship with old seaman Peter O'Connor.

Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Noel Purcell, Olive Sloane, Stringer Davis

45. Big Fella (1937)

73 min | Drama, Musical

6.2
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In this musical comedy, Paul Robeson stars as Joe, a Marseilles docker hired by a wealthy English couple to find their missing son. When Joe finds him, he learns he escaped of his own will,... See full summary »

Director: J. Elder Wills | Stars: Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch, Roy Emerton, James Hayter

Votes: 69

46. Miss Robin Hood (1952)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy

6.3
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Henry Wrigley is happy writing stories for a children's' comic. Then he meets Miss Honey, who encourages him to go into minor crime.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Richard Hearne, Edward Lexy, Fanny Rowe

Votes: 145

47. Zero One (1962– )

30 min | Drama

8.8
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Film series about International Air Security, whose call sign is "Zero One"

Stars: Nigel Patrick, William Smith, Katya Douglas, Hugh McDermott

Votes: 34

48. Late Night Line-Up (1964–1972)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Denis Tuohy, Philip Jenkinson

49. Talk of the Devil (1936)

76 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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A ruthless businessman tries to steal his brother's successful shipping company. He hires a gifted mimic to date one of his brother's daughters to get some inside information about the ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Sally Eilers, Basil Sydney, Randle Ayrton

Votes: 13

50. Beauty and the Barge (1937)

77 min | Comedy

6.3
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A young girl is engaged to a man she doesn't love, and rather than marry him she decides to flee the situation altogether. She is helped by a crusty old barge captain.

Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Gordon Harker, Judy Gunn, Jack Hawkins, George Carney

Votes: 15