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1. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Writers: Roy Horniman, Robert Hamer, John Dighton | Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 23,967

2. Miranda (1948)

80 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.

Writers: Peter Blackmore, Denis Waldock | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, John McCallum

Votes: 604

3. The Blue Lagoon (1949)

101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.

Writers: Henry De Vere Stacpoole, John Baines, Michael Hogan, Frank Launder | Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Susan Stranks, Peter Rudolph Jones

Votes: 281

4. The Upturned Glass (1947)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A British brain surgeon punishes the murderess of his lover.

Writers: John Monaghan, Pamela Mason | Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: James Mason, Rosamund John, Pamela Mason, Ann Stephens

Votes: 268

5. Laughter in Paradise (1951)

93 min | Comedy

7.2
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When a millionaire practical joker dies, he divides his fortune among four heirs who must carry out his zany instructions to cash in.

Writers: Michael Pertwee, Jack Davies | Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton, George Cole

Votes: 802

6. The Promoter (1952)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Bennett, Eric Ambler | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark

Votes: 815

7. Escape (1948)

78 min | Thriller

6.7
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Matt Denant, ex-RAF flier, sentenced to three years in Dartmoor for striking and accidentally killing a detective who was attempting to arrest a lady of the evening to whom Denant had been ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Philip Dunne, John Galsworthy | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Rex Harrison, Peggy Cummins, William Hartnell, Norman Wooland

Votes: 135

8. I Became a Criminal (1947)

78 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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In this gritty film noir, cynical ex-RAF flyer Morgan, bored with civilian life, joins a break-in gang led by Narcy. On his first job, the getaway car crashes after killing a policeman. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jackson Budd, Noel Langley | Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Griffith Jones, René Ray

Votes: 809

9. Quartet (1948)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself. In the first story, The Facts of Life, a young man with great potential on the... See full summary »

Writers: W. Somerset Maugham, R.C. Sherriff | Directors: Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart | Stars: W. Somerset Maugham, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Ian Fleming

Votes: 491

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

Drama

7.5
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, Brian Rix, Robert Brown, Michael Brennan

Votes: 51

11. Christopher Columbus (1949)

99 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.1
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Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, Muriel Box, Sydney Box, Cyril Roberts | Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Francis L. Sullivan, Kathleen Ryan

Votes: 303

12. Bikini Baby (1951)

90 min | Comedy

5.8
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An unsophisticated and impressionable young girl finds herself in trouble after winning a beauty pageant.

Writers: Frank Launder, Val Valentine | Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Dennis Price, John McCallum, Stanley Holloway, Pauline Stroud

Votes: 115

13. Captain Boycott (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In 1880 Ireland, poor farmers rebel against the abuses of their British landlords.

Writers: Patrick Campbell, Paul Vincent Carroll, Frank Launder, Philip Rooney, Wolfgang Wilhelm | Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Cecil Parker, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 222

14. Turn the Key Softly (1953)

81 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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After three women are released from prison, we follow them for their first day of freedom.

Writers: John Brophy, Maurice Cowan, Jack Lee | Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Yvonne Mitchell, Terence Morgan, Joan Collins, Kathleen Harrison

Votes: 134

15. Glory at Sea (1952)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.2
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The captain of a old destroyer in 1940 struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, William Fairchild, Hugh Hastings, William Rose | Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, Sonny Tufts, James Donald

Votes: 322

16. Mr. Denning Drives North (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When well-off aircraft designer Denning finds his daughter's current boyfriend is a nasty character he tries to buy him off, ending up hitting him and causing his death when he falls. ... See full summary »

Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: John Mills, Phyllis Calvert, Eileen Moore, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 175

17. The Hideout (1948)

67 min | Thriller

6.4
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A husband and wife stop to help two men in a car crash only to find they are criminals on the run.

Writers: George Barraud, Derek Neame, Julian Orde, Robert Westerby | Director: Fergus McDonell | Stars: Valerie Hobson, James Donald, Howard Keel, David Greene

Votes: 38

18. Cloudburst (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Mystery

6.6
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A Canadian World War II veteran working for the British Foreign Office scours England for the killer who murdered his wife.

Writers: Leo Marks, Francis Searle | Director: Francis Searle | Stars: Robert Preston, Elizabeth Sellars, Colin Tapley, Sheila Burrell

Votes: 208

19. Landfall (1949)

86 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is ... See full summary »

Writers: Gilbert Gunn, Talbot Jennings, Nevil Shute | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett, Kathleen Harrison, Denis O'Dea

Votes: 48

20. A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949)

92 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.1
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When a local cycle club, invite a couple of new members to join them, little do the club realise, that they will soon be involved in a couple of illegal bookmakers putting the squeeze on ... See full summary »

Writers: Ralph Keene, John Sommerfield, Ted Willis | Director: Ralph Smart | Stars: John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Patrick Holt, Diana Dors

Votes: 63

21. My Brother's Keeper (1948)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Harvey, Maurice Wiltshire | Director: Alfred Roome | Stars: Jack Warner, Jane Hylton, David Tomlinson, Bill Owen

Votes: 109

22. Brass Monkey (1948)

90 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Radio personality Carroll Levis becomes involved in a case of theft and murder.

Writers: Robert Buckland, Alec Coppel, Thornton Freeland, Denis Freeman, William Freshman, Vernon Sylvaine | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Carroll Levis, Carole Landis, Herbert Lom, Avril Angers

Votes: 74

23. Mr. Lord Says No (1952)

86 min | Comedy

6.8
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When the Government decide to build a Festival of Britain exhibition site, everything goes to plan, all except the fact that the main road and the pedestrian subway into the site, are ... See full summary »

Writers: Muriel Box, Sydney Box, Michael Clayton Hutton | Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Stanley Holloway, Kathleen Harrison, Naunton Wayne, Dandy Nichols

Votes: 39

24. White Corridors (1951)

102 min | Drama

7.3
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The scene is Yeoman's Hospital, set in the English Midlands, soon after the NHS was founded. Sophie Dean, a young and gifted surgeon, is torn between her love for pathologist Dr Neil ... See full summary »

Writers: Helen Ashton, David E. Jackson, Pat Jackson, Jan Read | Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Googie Withers, James Donald, Godfrey Tearle, Petula Clark

Votes: 48

25. The Smugglers (1947)

Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Told in flashback, the film opens on a brutal scene of a 17-year-old boy, Francis Andrews, being brutally lashed during a police interrogation in which the boy thinks back to the past that ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, Sydney Box, Muriel Box | Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Joan Greenwood, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 24

26. Master of Bankdam (1947)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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Two brothers struggle for control of the family business in 19th century Yorkshire.

Writers: Thomas Armstrong, Edward Dryhurst, Moie Charles | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Anne Crawford, Dennis Price, Tom Walls, Stephen Murray

Votes: 26

27. The Years Between (1946)

88 min | Drama

6.9
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Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Muriel Box, Sydney Box | Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Valerie Hobson, Flora Robson, James McKechnie

Votes: 58

28. Vote for Huggett (1949)

84 min | Comedy

6.5
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A firm of solicitors do battle with the head of the local council over a parcel of river front land, owned by the Huggett family, in order to build a lido/community center.

Writers: Denis Constanduros, Mabel Constanduros, Allan MacKinnon | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Susan Shaw, Petula Clark

Votes: 82

29. Jeannie (1941)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Writers: Roland Pertwee, Aimée Stuart, Anatole de Grunwald | Director: Harold French | Stars: Barbara Mullen, Wilfrid Lawson, Gus McNaughton, Phyllis Stanley

Votes: 22

30. Don't Ever Leave Me (1949)

85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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In a pleasant variation on "The Ransom of Red Chief," elderly crook Harry Denton, when challenged to prove he is "not past it," decides to kidnap Sheila Farlane, the 16 year old daughter of... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Armstrong, Robert Westerby | Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Jimmy Hanley, Petula Clark, Linden Travers, Hugh Sinclair

Votes: 39

31. George in Civvy Street (1946)

79 min | Comedy

6.5
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After leaving the armed forces, George Harper (George Formby) returns to run The Unicorn pub beginning a fierce rivalry with The Lion pub on the other side of the river.

Writers: Peter Fraser, Max Kester, Gale Pedrick | Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Rosalyn Boulter, Ronald Shiner, Ian Fleming

Votes: 59

32. Marry Me (1949)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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The stories of several individuals who consult a marriage bureau, including a peer of the realm, his butler, a lonely school teacher, a French girl on the run from a violent boyfriend, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Lewis Gilbert, Denis Waldock | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Derek Bond, Susan Shaw, Patrick Holt, Carol Marsh

Votes: 30

33. Daybreak (1948)

75 min | Drama

6.6
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A hangman conceals his true identity when he falls in love, and sets up home with his girl on a barge in the river Thames. Tragedy strikes when the hangman's assistant tries to seduce his ... See full summary »

Writers: Muriel Box, Sydney Box, Monckton Hoffe | Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Ann Todd, Eric Portman, Maxwell Reed, Edward Rigby

Votes: 86

34. Tons of Money (1947 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Will Evans, Arthur Valentine | Stars: Lyn Evans, Joan White, Barbara Nixon, Winifred Shotter

35. Choir Practice (1949 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Cliff Gordon, Michael Mills | Stars: Curigwen Lewis, Diana Morgan, Madoline Thomas, Stanley Baker

36. Jean's Plan (1946)

Crime, Drama, Family

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Director: A.C. Hammond | Stars: Billie Brooks, Gerald Case, Lyn Evans, Stanley Martin

37. Counsellor at Law (1949 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama

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Writer: Elmer Rice | Stars: Madeleine Burgess, Maxine Cooper, Cecilia Eddy, Lyn Evans

38. A Pair of Spectacles (1949 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Alfred Delacour, Sydney Grundy, Eugène Labiche | Stars: Denys Blakelock, Lyn Evans, Avice Landone, David Peel

39. Telescope (1947 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy, Music

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Writers: Christopher Marlowe, Michael Mills, Walter Raleigh, Alfred Shaughnessy | Stars: Hazel Bray, Erik Chitty, Lyn Evans, Valerie Frazer

40. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Counsellor at Law (I) (1951)

Drama

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Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.

Writer: Elmer Rice | Stars: Madeleine Burgess, Alfred Burke, Cecilia Eddy, Lyn Evans

41. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Bridesman Danger (1951)

Drama

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Writer: Charles Lloyd-Jones | Stars: Maurice Colbourne, Dorothy Primrose, Terence Morgan, Elizabeth Sellars