Most Voted Titles With John Standing
- Movies or TV
1. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
3. The Elephant Man (1980)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
4. Scoop (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Mystery
An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.
5. Chaplin (1992)
PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Drama
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker.
Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw
6. The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Murray is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assasinate international leaders at a banquet.
8. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.
10. Outlaw (2007)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
12. A Good Woman (2004)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).
Game of Thrones (2011– )
Winter Is Coming
TV-MA | 62 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, is dead. King Robert Baratheon plans to ask his oldest friend, Eddard Stark, to take Jon's place. Across the sea, Viserys Targaryen plans to wed his sister to a nomadic warlord in exchange for an army.
15. Rogue Trader (1999)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, History
The story of Nick Leeson, an ambitious investment broker who singlehandedly bankrupted one of the oldest and most important banks in Britain.
16. I Want Candy (2007)
R | 87 min | Comedy
Joe and Baggy are two misfit English film school students whose first movie goes awry. Desperate to finance their flick, they turn to a porn producer who agrees to give them the money ... See full summary »
Writers: Peter Hewitt, Phil Hughes, Jamie Minoprio, Jonathan M. Stern, Piers Thompson, Olivia Glazebrook, Fred Wolf, Jimmy Carr | Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Tom Riley, Tom Burke, Carmen Electra, Eddie Marsan
17. The Contractor (2007 Video)
R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
An ex-CIA agent is asked to take out a terrorist, only to realize he's been set up by his former employer.
18. Joan of Arc (1999 TV Movie)
Unrated | 180 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of ... See full summary »
19. Gulliver's Travels (1996 TV Movie)
PG | 186 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A Englishman returns after a long time abroad and tells his strange stories about the lands he visited which are allegories about the real world.
20. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 TV Mini-Series)
290 min | Drama, Thriller
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
22. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
23. The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)
G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
26. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Drama, Family, Horror
Marshall Teller's family moves to the small country town of Eerie, Indiana (Pop. 16,661). There, Marshall discovers that Eerie, as he puts it, "is the center of weirdness for the universe".... See full summary »
27. King Rat (1965)
Approved | 134 min | War, Drama
When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no... See full summary »
28. Lassie (2005)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
29. Borgia (2011– )
52 min | Drama | Active
It was the age of Da Vinci and Michelangelo, of enlightened creativity and unparalleled intellectual achievement. But it was also the age of Machievelli, of rampant lawlessness, incessant ... See full summary »
30. Walk Don't Run (1966)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Romance
During the housing shortage of the Summer Olympic Games in 1964, two men and a woman share a small apartment in Tokyo, and the older man soon starts playing Cupid to the younger pair.
31. The Sea Wolves (1980)
PG | 120 min | Action, History, War
A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old.
32. Mrs Dalloway (1997)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.
33. King Solomon's Mines (2004 TV Movie)
173 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An adventurous quest for a treasure hidden in King Solomon's mines, based on H. Rider Haggard's timeless tale.
34. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.
38. Keen Eddie (2003–2004)
44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A wisecracking N.Y. cop with no respect for authority, finds himself a fish out of water when he ends up being assigned to a police precinct in the U.K.
39. Longitude (2000 TV Movie)
200 min | Drama, History
Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
42. Hunter (1984–1991)
48 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety ... See full summary »
43. The Legacy (1978)
R | 102 min | Horror, Mystery
A millionaire and a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker and a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow...Five of the most powerful people in the world, gathered ... See full summary »
45. Torture Garden (1967)
Approved | 93 min | Horror
A special sideshow torture exhibit has the power, according to showman Dr. Diablo, to warn people of evil in their futures. As skeptical customers are shown the greed and violence they're ... See full summary »
46. Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A young woman frets upstairs in her family's country manor on her wedding day, fearful she's about to marry the wrong man. Downstairs, both her fiancé and her former lover grow increasingly anxious.
47. The Woman in White (1997 TV Movie)
Unrated | 125 min | Mystery, Thriller
Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in... See full summary »
49. Privates on Parade (1983)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The members of SADUSEA (Song And Dance Unit South East Asia) fall in and out of love while trying to dodge Malayan Communist bullets in the late 1940s. Not only that, they have to contend ... See full summary »
50. The Shadow in the North (2007 TV Movie)
94 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Sally Lockhart and friends investigate the disappearance of a steamship, a magician who is threatened by thugs, a psychic with dark visions, and heartless industrialist.