Most Voted Titles With Nigel Stock
- Movies or TV
1. The Great Escape (1963)
Unrated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
2. The Lion in Winter (1968)
PG | 134 min | Drama, History
1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
3. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Family
When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes decides to investigate.
4. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Unrated | 114 min | Drama, Romance
An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.
5. The Dam Busters (1955)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War
True story of how the British attacked German dams in WW2 by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
6. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
50 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
7. Yellowbeard (1983)
PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure. He finds that his wife neglected to tell him that he now has a son, 20, and shame ... See full summary »
8. Yes Minister (1980–1984)
60 min | Comedy
James Hacker is the British Minister for Administrative Affairs. He tries to do something and cut government waste, but he is continually held back by the smart and wily Permanent Secretary... See full summary »
9. 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.
10. The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
11. The Night of the Generals (1967)
PG | 148 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1942, in Warsaw, a Polish prostitute is murdered in a sadistic way. Major Grau, a man from German Intelligence that believes in justice, is in charge of the investigation. An eyewitness ... See full summary »
12. Brighton Rock (1947)
92 min | Crime, Drama
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie orders the murder of a rival, Fred, the police believe it to be suicide. ... See full summary »
14. Cromwell (1970)
G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of ... See full summary »
15. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)
119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.
16. 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...
18. Damn the Defiant! (1962)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer makes ... See full summary »
19. Operation: Daybreak (1975)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in ... See full summary »
20. The Lost Continent (1968)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
This film starts out like the Love Boat on acid, as a cast of varied characters, with various issues, take Captain Eric Portman's leaky cargo ship to escape their troubles. When a violent ... See full summary »
21. Malta Story (1953)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, History, War
In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines. Plenty of realistic ... See full summary »
22. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything!
23. Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
119 min | Drama, War
Set during World War II, and stuck on the beaches near Dunkirk, Julien Maillat tries to join England by boat with the English Army, but cannot succeed. He , then, tries to organize the life... See full summary »
24. The Password Is Courage (1962)
Approved | 116 min | War, Comedy, Drama
A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true story.
25. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror
Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people.
26. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama
An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house but she has since married and is far from keen on the idea.
28. Secret Agent (1964–1966)
49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »
29. Colditz (1972–1974)
50 min | Drama, History, War
This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »
30. Raiders in the Sky (1953)
Unrated | 96 min | Drama, War
Wing-commander Tim Mason leads a squadron of Lancaster bombers on almost nightly raids from England. Having flown eighty-seven missions he will shortly be retiring from flying, but the ... See full summary »
32. The Silent Enemy (1958)
112 min | Action, Biography, History
In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibralter to organise defences, ... See full summary »
Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
The Sign of Four
50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama
When a woman receives a series of valuable pearls from an unknown party after the disappearance of her father, Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.
34. The Night My Number Came Up (1955)
94 min | Thriller
At a fashionable dinner party in Hong Kong a naval officer is coaxed into revealing details of a dream in which eight persons take off from Bangkok in a Dakota bound for Tokyo and crash in ... See full summary »
The Prisoner (1967–1968)
Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling
60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
With his mind transferred to another body, Number 6 wakes up in his London flat and can't convince his colleagues who he is. He takes off to Austria to find the one man who can help him, the person Number 2 wants him to find.
36. Nothing But the Best (1964)
99 min | Comedy
Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will ... See full summary »
37. Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Winston Churchill's life between 1929, when he lost his cabinet position, and 1939, when he joined Great Britain's War Cabinet - a period he described as the most difficult in his life.
39. McGuire, Go Home! (1964)
114 min | Adventure, Drama, War
During Cyprus'war of independence against the occupying British forces an American archeology student visiting the island is caught between the two warring sides.
40. Russian Roulette (1975)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
An RCMP officer is ordered to discreetly take a Russian immigrant into custody in advance of a state visit by the Soviet premier. When his prisoner is kidnapped, the officer is drawn into a complicated assasination scheme.
The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986– )
Theban Plays: Oedipus the King
111 min | Drama
Plagues are ravaging Thebes, and the blind fortune-teller Tieresias tells Oedipus, the King, that the gods are unhappy. The murder of the former king has gone unavenged, and Oedipus sets ... See full summary »
46. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)
50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis The Face in 1902 ; in 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved... but ... See full summary »
48. The Nelson Affair (1973)
PG | 118 min | Drama, History
Young George Matcham visits his uncle Lord Nelson and the vulgar Lady Hamilton. With the clear eyes of youth, he measures Nelson's stature and notes his feet of clay. And yet, Nelson is a ... See full summary »
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Return to the Circus
Retired espionage veteran George Smiley is called out on a top secret mission: to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Time-Flight: Part Two
TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
The Doctor's TARDIS is stolen, and tracking it down reveals the existence of an alien named Kalid controlling events in the past. While the Doctor challenges Kalid's motives for being there... See full summary »