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1. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Writer: George Lucas | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

2. Top Secret! (1984)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

7.2
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Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Martyn Burke | Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Val Kilmer, Omar Sharif, Jeremy Kemp, Warren Clarke

3. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

4. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.

Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate, Zienia Merton

5. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

6. Hamlet (1948)

Unrated | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

7. Horror of Dracula (1958)

Approved | 82 min | Horror

7.5
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After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker's fiancée. The only one ... See full summary »

Writers: Jimmy Sangster, Bram Stoker | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling

8. Hammer House of Horror (1980– )

51 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts and other supernatural wonders.

Stars: Nicholas Ball, Anna Calder-Marshall, Christopher Cazenove, Peter Cushing

9. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

10. Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)

82 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

5.6
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An eccentric inventor and his companions travel in his TARDIS to the Planet Skaro and battle the evil menace of the Daleks.

Writers: Terry Nation, Milton Subotsky | Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden, Roberta Tovey

11. Moulin Rouge (1952)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Writers: Pierre La Mure, Anthony Veiller, John Huston | Director: John Huston | Stars: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand, Suzanne Flon

12. At the Earth's Core (1976)

PG | 89 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.

Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Milton Subotsky | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro, Cy Grant

13. Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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The vengeful Doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.

Writers: Robert Fuest, Robert Blees, James Whiton, William Goldstein | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Peter Cushing, Beryl Reid

14. Horror Express (1972)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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An English anthropologist has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link. He brings the creature back to Europe aboard a ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnaud d'Usseau, Julian Zimet | Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas, Alberto de Mendoza

15. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Maurice Marsac

16. Asylum (I) (1972)

PG | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

6.5
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A young psychiatrist interviews four inmates in a mental asylum to satisfy a requirement for employment. He hears stories about 1) the revenge of a murdered wife, 2) a tailor who makes a ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Cushing, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee

17. House of the Long Shadows (1983)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Armstrong, Earl Derr Biggers, George M. Cohan | Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Desi Arnaz Jr.

18. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Horror

7.2
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Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life. But his creature behaves not as he intended.

Writers: Jimmy Sangster, Mary Shelley | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

19. The Mummy (1959)

Unrated | 88 min | Horror

6.8
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In the 1890s a team of British archaeologists discover the untouched tomb of Princess Ananka but accidentally bring the mummified body of her High Priest back to life. Three years later ... See full summary »

Writer: Jimmy Sangster | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, Eddie Byrne

20. Alexander the Great (1956)

Approved | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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An epic film that follows the life of Alexander the Great, the macedonian king that united all ancient greek tribes and led them against the vast Persian Empire. Alexander conquered most of... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux

21. The Brides of Dracula (1960)

Unrated | 85 min | Horror

6.9
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Vampire hunter Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to destroy handsome bloodsucker Baron Meinster, who has designs on beautiful young schoolteacher Marianne.

Writers: Jimmy Sangster, Peter Bryan, Edward Percy | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Yvonne Monlaur, Freda Jackson

22. The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)

R | 87 min | Horror

5.5
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In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Van Helsing (a descendant of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Don Houghton | Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Coles, William Franklyn

23. Fear in the Night (1972)

PG | 94 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, but finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man - and nobody believes her.

Writers: Jimmy Sangster, Michael Syson | Director: Jimmy Sangster | Stars: Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates, Peter Cushing

24. Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula from the dead in London in 1972. The Count goes after the descendants of Van Helsing.

Writer: Don Houghton | Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Neame

25. Shock Waves (1977)

PG | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers.

Writers: John Kent Harrison, Ken Pare, Ken Wiederhorn | Director: Ken Wiederhorn | Stars: Peter Cushing, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch, Jack Davidson

26. The Vampire Lovers (1970)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.6
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Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich a remote area of late 18th century Gemany.

Writers: Sheridan Le Fanu, Harry Fine, Tudor Gates, Michael Style | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Pippa Steel, Madeline Smith, Peter Cushing

27. The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

PG | 102 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house: 1) A writer encounters a strangler of his own creation, 2) Two men are obsessed with a wax ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: John Bryans, John Bennett, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

28. Madhouse (1974)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

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A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.

Writers: Angus Hall, Ken Levison, Greg Morrison | Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

29. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Peter Bryan | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

30. Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.3
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Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. No knights stand to defend their king's honor. Except for the ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Weeks, Howard C. Pen, Philip M. Breen, Rosemary Sutcliff, Therese Burdon | Director: Stephen Weeks | Stars: Miles O'Keeffe, Cyrielle Clair, Leigh Lawson, Sean Connery

31. Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

5.9
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One minute the New Yorker advertising expert Jim Ferguson is at a business party -- the next he finds himself way back in 1917 in a plane fight during World War I. Mr. Raymond explains to ... See full summary »

Writers: W.E. Johns, John Groves, Kent Walwin | Director: John Hough | Stars: Neil Dickson, Alex Hyde-White, Fiona Hutchison, Peter Cushing

32. She (I) (1965)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.

Writers: David T. Chantler, H. Rider Haggard | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, John Richardson

33. The Gorgon (1964)

Approved | 83 min | Horror

6.4
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In the early 20th century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone.

Writers: John Gilling, J. Llewellyn Devine | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco, Barbara Shelley

34. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Stars: Nigel Stock, Peter Cushing, Douglas Wilmer, Peter Madden

35. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five people get lost in a crypt and meet up with a strange crypt keeper who tells them stories of how they died.

Writers: Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, William M. Gaines, Milton Subotsky | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

36. Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)

84 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.0
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The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.

Writers: Terry Nation, Milton Subotsky, David Whitaker | Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Ray Brooks, Andrew Keir

37. The Abominable Snowman (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure, Horror

6.5
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A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

Writer: Nigel Kneale | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis

38. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

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Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbrining when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Elizabeth Page | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

39. Twins of Evil (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror

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In nineteenth century middle-Europe, orphaned teenage twins Maria and Frieda go to live with their uncle Gustav Weil, who heads the Brotherhood, a vigilante group trying to stamp out ... See full summary »

Writers: Tudor Gates, Sheridan Le Fanu | Director: John Hough | Stars: Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Mary Collinson, Madeleine Collinson

40. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

R | 93 min | Horror

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Last of the Hammer Frankenstein films, this one deals with the Baron hiding out in an insane asylum, so that he may continue his experiments with reanimating the dead, along with inmate Dr.... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Hinds | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

41. The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

R | 83 min | Action, Horror

6.0
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Count Dracula journeys to a remote Chinese village in the guise of a warlord to support six vampires who are dispirited after the loss of a seventh member of their cult. At the same time, ... See full summary »

Writer: Don Houghton | Directors: Roy Ward Baker, Cheh Chang | Stars: Peter Cushing, David Chiang, Julie Ege, Robin Stewart

42. Scream and Scream Again (1970)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Crime

5.6
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A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Writers: Christopher Wicking, Peter Saxon | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Judy Huxtable

43. The Black Knight (1954)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure

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As a blacksmith John can't hope to win the hand of Linet, daughter of the Earl of Yeonil. Off he goes to prove himself a noble knight. He makes himself a suit of armor with a winged chicken... See full summary »

Writers: Alec Coppel, Dennis O'Keefe, Bryan Forbes | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Alan Ladd, Patricia Medina, André Morell, Harry Andrews

44. Island of Terror (1966)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue.

Writers: Edward Mann, Al Ramsen | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Edward Judd, Carole Gray, Eddie Byrne

45. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

46. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

M | 101 min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the ... See full summary »

Writers: Bert Batt, Anthony Nelson Keys | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

47. Night Creatures (1962)

Unrated | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

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In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Hinds, Barbara S. Harper | Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Cushing, Yvonne Romain, Patrick Allen, Oliver Reed

48. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.

Writers: Hurford Janes, Jimmy Sangster | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Eunice Gayson, Michael Gwynn

49. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

7.1
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Writers: John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr., Clements Ripley | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

50. The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)

Unrated | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

6.0
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Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad, vowing to continue his experiments in the creation of life. ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Hinds | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont, Kiwi Kingston