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1. 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: 4,052

2. Tom Jones (1963)

Unrated | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

6.8
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In eighteenth century England, "first cousins" Tom Jones and Master Blifil grew up together in privilege in the western countryside, but could not be more different in nature. Tom, the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Osborne, Henry Fielding | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Albert Finney, Susannah York, George Devine, Rachel Kempson

Votes: 8,437

3. The Nun's Story (1959)

Not Rated | 149 min | Drama

7.6
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After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.

Writers: Robert Anderson, Kathryn Hulme | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 7,021

4. The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976)

G | 127 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically ... See full summary »

Writers: Bryan Forbes, Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Gemma Craven, Annette Crosbie, Edith Evans

Votes: 1,813

5. A Doll's House (I) (1973)

G | 105 min | Drama

6.5
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Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and... See full summary »

Writers: Henrik Ibsen, Christopher Hampton | Director: Patrick Garland | Stars: Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 826

6. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Leslie Bricusse | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

Votes: 6,412

7. Look Back in Anger (1959)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.

Writers: Nigel Kneale, John Osborne | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

Votes: 2,147

8. The Chalk Garden (1964)

106 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! ... See full summary »

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Enid Bagnold | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills, John Mills, Edith Evans

Votes: 1,117

9. QB VII (1974 TV Mini-Series)

390 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A physician sues a novelist for publishing statements implicating the doctor in Nazi war crimes.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Caron, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 489

10. Fitzwilly (1967)

102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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When Miss Vicki's father dies, she becomes the world's greatest philanthropist. Unfortunately, she is flat broke! Her loyal butler, Claude Fitzwilliam, leads the household staff to rob from... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Poyntz Tyler | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Feldon, John McGiver, Edith Evans

Votes: 834

11. The Queen of Spades (1949)

95 min | Drama, Horror

7.4
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An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »

Writers: Rodney Ackland, Arthur Boys, Alexander Pushkin | Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard

Votes: 878

12. The Whisperers (1967)

105 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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The title refers to the creatures a very poor addled old lady (Dame Edith Evans) imagines in her paranoid fantasies. They lurk behind every drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. They listen ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Nicolson, Bryan Forbes | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Edith Evans, Nanette Newman, Harry Baird, Jack Austin

Votes: 691

13. Young Cassidy (1965)

110 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Biographical drama based on the early life of playwright Sean O'Casey, depicting his rise from the 1910 Dublin slums to the celebrated openings of his early plays. Johnny Cassidy, an ... See full summary »

Writers: John Whiting, Sean O'Casey | Directors: Jack Cardiff, John Ford | Stars: Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith, Michael Redgrave

Votes: 751

14. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 381

15. The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)

G | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Nice, eccentric, idealistic and slightly mad Countess Aurelia, who believes that the good must prevail over evil, decides to stand up to corrupt powerful leaders of Paris in her own way, which grabs everyones attention.

Writers: Edward Anhalt, Jean Giraudoux, Maurice Valency | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka, Yul Brynner

Votes: 743

16. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography, Music

8.5
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn

Votes: 96

17. Craze (1974)

R | 96 min | Horror

4.7
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A nutty antiques dealer starts to sacrifice women to an African idol.

Writers: Herman Cohen, Aben Kandel, Henry Seymour | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Diana Dors, Julie Ege, Edith Evans

Votes: 302

18. David Copperfield (1970 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.1
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The legendary novel by Charles Dickens comes to life in this colorful interpretation directed by Delbert Mann.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Jack Pulman | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Cyril Cusack, Edith Evans, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 369

19. Prudence and the Pill (1968)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills. Is it the teen-age niece, the maid, the chauffeur, a lover, Prudence's husband, or ... See full summary »

Writer: Hugh Mills | Directors: Fielder Cook, Ronald Neame | Stars: Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Robert Coote, Irina Demick

Votes: 298

20. Nasty Habits (1977)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

6.4
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In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.

Writers: Robert Enders, Muriel Spark | Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Melina Mercouri, Geraldine Page, Sandy Dennis

Votes: 213

21. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 34

22. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.3
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 30

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

Drama

7.8
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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 44

24. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, John Robinson, Dinsdale Landen

Votes: 18

25. Women of Dolwyn (1949)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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A peaceful North Wales village is about to disappear once and for all under the waters of a dam that is about to be built by a powerful water company commanded by a city businessman, at one... See full summary »

Writer: Emlyn Williams | Director: Emlyn Williams | Stars: Edith Evans, Emlyn Williams, Richard Burton, Anthony James

Votes: 107

26. Sophie's Place (1969)

M | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.

Writer: Jim O'Connolly | Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Telly Savalas, Edith Evans, Warren Oates, Cesar Romero

Votes: 137

27. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

8.0
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Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Lionel Jeffries, Richard Fleischer

Votes: 20

29. The Importance of Being Earnest (1949 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

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Writer: Oscar Wilde | Stars: William Fox, Deering Wells, Anthony Ireland, Edith Evans

30. The Eamonn Andrews Show (1964–1969)

Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Spike Milligan, Dudley Moore, Cilla Black

Votes: 22

31. 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: 107

32. Tempo (1961–1968)

7.0
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Arts programme.

Stars: David Mahlowe, Alan Dell, Antony Hopkins, Derek Hart

Votes: 6

33. Time to Remember (1959– )

30 min

8.3
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Narrators recall their personal observations and memories with the help of the Pathe Archive.

Stars: Michael Redgrave, Stanley Holloway, Anthony Quayle, John Ireland

Votes: 11

34. El caballo torero (1973)

130 min | Comedy, Family

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Writers: Juan José Espinoza, Alfredo Zacarías | Director: Alfredo Zacarías | Stars: Gaspar Henaine, Edith Evans, Felipe Zambrano, Carlos Agostí

35. Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (1956–1959)

Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Alan Melville, Alfredo Campoli, Jacqueline Delman, Florence Desmond

36. The New Cinema (1968 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

8.0
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Writer: George Eells | Director: Gary Young | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Edith Evans, Peter Fonda, Terry Garin

Votes: 8

37. Preview Tonight (1966– )

60 min | Family

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Anthology series consisting of pilot episodes for programs ABC had considered for future productions.

Creators: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Stars: Bert Convy, Katherine Justice, Hugh O'Brian, Robert Reed

38. East Is East (1916)

80 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Victoria Vickers, a little East End Cockney girl, is left a vast fortune by an uncle in America. She is finally discovered hop-picking in Kent by her solicitor, who has given up the search ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Edwards, Philip Hubbard, Gwendolyn Logan | Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Florence Turner, Henry Edwards, Ruth Mackay, W.G. Saunders

Votes: 18

39. Television World Theatre (1957–1958)

1,285 min | Drama

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Stars: Catherine Lacey, Harold Scott, David Markham, Gertan Klauber

40. Red Peppers (1969 TV Movie)

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Writer: Noël Coward | Stars: Dora Bryan, Cyril Cusack, Edith Evans, Freddy Foote

41. Honeymoon for Three (1915)

Comedy

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An incognito prince foils detectives by switching identities with a newlywed American millionaire.

Writer: Eliot Stannard | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Charles Hawtrey, Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves, A.V. Bramble

42. Upon This Rock (1970 TV Movie)

90 min

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Writer: Harry Rasky | Director: Harry Rasky | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Edith Evans, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles

Votes: 8

43. The Gambler (1968 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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A gambling addict quickly ruins himself at the gaming tables. Based on Dostoyevsky's novel.

Stars: Lisa Daniely, Edith Evans, Philip Madoc, John Phillips

44. Before the Fringe (1967– )

30 min | Comedy

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A series featuring some of the talent who were in vogue before the new broom of Beyond the Fringe swept through comedy.

Stars: Alan Melville, Peter Reeves, Dora Bryan, Vivienne Martin

45. Stage by Stage (1954–1955)

Drama

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Stars: Jessie Evans, June Shields, Terence Alexander, Geoffrey Bayldon

46. Time Remembered (1961 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writers: Jean Anouilh, Theodore Apstein, Patricia Moyes | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Sig Arno, Sybil Bowan, George Ebeling, Edith Evans

47. A Welsh Singer (1916)

Passed | Drama, Music, Romance

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A shepherdess becomes an opera star. A shepherd becomes a sculptor.

Writers: Allen Raine, Henry Edwards, Laurence Trimble | Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Florence Turner, Henry Edwards, Campbell Gullan, Malcolm Cherry

48. Salute to Show Business (1957 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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Writers: Hazel Adair, Cyril Bennett, Dave Freeman | Directors: Peter Morley, Joan Kemp-Welch | Stars: Leslie Arliss, Felix Aylmer, Albert Burdon, Susan Burnet

49. A Birthday Gala Tribute Noel Coward (1970 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Adrianne Allen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Briers, Gladys Cooper

50. The Old Ladies (1947 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

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Writers: Rodney Ackland, Hugh Walpole | Stars: Edith Evans, Mary Jerrold, Christine Silver