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1. Cleopatra (1963)

Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 22,081 | Gross: $57.75M

2. 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.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,490

3. Taggart (1983–2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 861

4. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 17,669

5. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Votes: 10,781

6. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith, Juliet Harmer

Votes: 3,243

7. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 759

8. Spaceflight IC-1: An Adventure in Space (1965)

Unrated | 65 min | Sci-Fi

4.0
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A spaceship crewman plots a mutiny against the stern leader taking a group of people to settle on a new planet from Earth.

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Bill Williams, Kathleen Breck, John Cairney, Donald Churchill

Votes: 156

9. Miracle in Soho (1957)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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In London's colourful but seedy Soho Michael Morgan is working mending the road. he is unhappy, with little hope of finding happiness. Then he meets Julia Gozzi, and "The Miracle" happens ....

Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack, Peter Illing

Votes: 70

10. Victim (1961)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure (homosexual acts still being illegal). But he's gay himself...

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 3,537

11. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 187

12. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1965)

Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Votes: 55

13. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

6.2
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This well-liked series was a drama/soap set in a hospital.

Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Frederick Bartman, Desmond Carrington

Votes: 25

14. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 227

15. A Study in Terror (1965)

95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.

Director: James Hill | Stars: John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 1,202

16. High Tide (1994–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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Mick and Joey Barrett are brothers who like to spend their time surfing. However, it doesn't pay the bills, so they offer their services to whoever needs it and occasionally get involved ... See full summary »

Stars: Rick Springfield, Yannick Bisson, Mary Ann Schmidt, Diana Frank

Votes: 139

17. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 82

18. 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: 198

19. Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas

Votes: 1,110

20. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 30

21. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.8
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

Votes: 69

22. Elizabeth R (1971 TV Mini-Series)

85 min | Biography, Drama

8.8
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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,199

23. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Votes: 810

24. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

Votes: 92

25. 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: 34

26. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.4
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Ground-breaking British police drama series following the exploits of the Special Branch of the Metropolitan Police. An elite group of officers tasked with protecting London from spies, terrorists and subversives.

Stars: Derren Nesbitt, George Sewell, Morris Perry, Fulton Mackay

Votes: 49

27. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.1
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In 1828 Scotland, Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Knox does medical research on cadavers he buys from murderers Burke and Hare, without questioning the unethical procurement methods.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Peter Cushing, June Laverick, Donald Pleasence, George Rose

Votes: 1,132

28. Mysterious Island (1995)

85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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"Loosely" based on the novel by Jules Verne. In 1865 a group escapes from a Confederate prison in a balloon, only to be carried halfway around the world. They are shot down while ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Scarfe, Colette Stevenson, Stephen Lovatt, Gordon Michael Woolvett

Votes: 169

29. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

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

Votes: 31

30. Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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The life and work of the renowned film visual effects artist and producer.

Director: Gilles Penso | Stars: Ray Harryhausen, Peter Jackson, Terry Gilliam, Guillermo del Toro

Votes: 890

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

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 50

32. Lucky Jim (1957)

95 min | Comedy

6.2
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Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get ... See full summary »

Director: John Boulting | Stars: John Welsh, Ronald Cardew, Hugh Griffith, Kenneth Griffith

Votes: 433

33. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

Votes: 37

34. The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964)

86 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.1
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A damaged privateer deserts the Spanish Armada and makes land for repairs near a village on the British coast, terrorizing the local inhabitants.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Christopher Lee, Andrew Keir, John Cairney, Duncan Lamont

Votes: 417

35. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 39

36. Court Martial (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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During World War II this crack team from the Judge Advocate General's office investigates crime all over Europe and then proceeds to the court-martial itself.

Stars: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren, Angela Browne

Votes: 32

37. Shark in the Park (1989– )

8.3
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Drama portraying the personal and professional lives of a group of Wellington police officers.

Stars: Jeffrey Thomas, William Kircher, John Wraight, Joanna Briant

Votes: 21

38. Churchill's People (1974– )

50 min | Drama

6.4
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Stars: Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton, Geoffrey Matthews, Daniel Brian

Votes: 13

39. Riding High (1995– )

Drama

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Stars: Tyler Jane, Kieren Hutchison, Claire Chitham, Miranda Harcourt

Votes: 23

40. Six-Five Special (1957–1958)

55 min | Family, Music

7.6
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Stars: Josephine Douglas, Pete Murray, Don Lang, Jim Dale

Votes: 8

41. Silent Mouse (1988 TV Movie)

60 min | Family

8.5
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On Christmas Eve, 1818, in Austria the Oberndorf organ broke down. The assistant priest writes a carol to be accompanied by guitar. The carol was "Silent Night".

Director: Robin Crichton | Stars: Richard Blane, John Cairney, Gregor Fisher, Phil McCall

Votes: 16

42. Henry IV Part I (1979 TV Movie)

148 min | Drama

8.0
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Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince ... See full summary »

Director: David Giles | Stars: Jon Finch, David Gwillim, Rob Edwards, Robert Brown

Votes: 141

43. Windom's Way (1957)

108 min | Drama

6.3
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A doctor's sophisticated wife joins him at his remote Asian practice to try and patch up their marriage. Increasingly violent friction between local rubber plantation workers and the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Natasha Parry, Robert Flemyng

Votes: 124

44. Brond (1987– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Stratford Johns, John Hannah, Louise Beattie, James Cosmo

Votes: 44

45. The Pursuers (1961– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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Inspector Bollinger pursues criminals and scoundrels on the mean streets of London with the aid of his trusty German Shepherd dog.

Stars: Louis Hayward, Gaylord Cavallaro, Robert Gallico, Geoffrey Hibbert

Votes: 9

46. Interpol Calling (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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When Interpol's Inspector Paul Duval is on the case, international criminals are on the run. Tracking his targets from searing sand dunes near the equator to icy peaks at the ends of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop, George Pastell

Votes: 40

47. Jamie (1971– )

30 min | Family, Fantasy

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Children's sci-fi drama series. Young Jamie Dodger discovers a magic carpet which takes him on adventures through time.

Stars: Garry Miller, Aubrey Morris, Ben Aris, Jo Kendall

48. Operation Bullshine (1959)

84 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.8
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The fun starts when a group of A.T.S. girls are posted to a light ack-ack command post on a remote part of the English coast.

Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Donald Sinden, Barbara Murray, Carole Lesley, Ronald Shiner

Votes: 48

49. This Man Craig (1966–1967)

50 min | Drama

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Ian Craig is an upbeat science teacher at a secondary school in fictional Straithard, Scotland. He deals with the troubles of his students and colleagues in an optimistic fashion and shares their triumphs.

Stars: John Cairney, Joan Alcorn, Leonard Maguire, Alex McCrindle

50. Scotch on the Rocks (1973– )

215 min | Thriller

7.3
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Two undercover army operatives infiltrate an activist group working towards an independent Scotland by illegal means.

Stars: Maria Aitken, John Cairney, Madeleine Christie, Clinton Greyn

Votes: 11