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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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91 Metascore

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. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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90 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

3. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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52 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader shake off of the dark side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

4. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

5. Superman II (1980)

PG | 127 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.8
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87 Metascore

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to marry Lois, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Writers: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman | Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty

6. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

7. The Omen (1976)

R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery

7.6
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Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the anti-christ? The devil's own son?

Writer: David Seltzer | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

8. 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

9. Supergirl (1984)

PG | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.3
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After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

Writer: David Odell | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Hart Bochner

10. Return to Oz (1985)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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42 Metascore

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

Writers: L. Frank Baum, Gill Dennis, Walter Murch | Director: Walter Murch | Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie

11. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama

7.8
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Writers: Muriel Spark, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

12. Frenzy (1972)

R | 116 min | Thriller

7.5
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A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.

Writers: Arthur La Bern, Anthony Shaffer | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen, Billie Whitelaw

13. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

PG | 129 min | Action, Adventure

7.9
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Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander.

Writers: John Huston, Gladys Hill, Rudyard Kipling | Director: John Huston | Stars: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey

14. The Blue Max (1966)

Unrated | 156 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.1
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A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.

Writers: Jack Hunter, Ben Barzman, Basilio Franchina, David Pursall, Jack Seddon, Gerald Hanley | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy Kemp

15. The Deep (1977)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters. Featuring extended underwater ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Benchley, Tracy Keenan Wynn | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams, Robert Shaw

16. The Prisoner (1967–1968)

50 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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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.

Creator: Patrick McGoohan | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick, Leo McKern

17. Educating Rita (1983)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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52 Metascore

A young wife decides to complete her education and take her exams. She meets a professor who teaches her to value her own insights while still being able to beat the exams. The change in ... See full summary »

Writer: Willy Russell | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams, Maureen Lipman

18. All Quiet on the Western Front (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 150 min | War, Drama

7.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Writers: Paul Monash, Erich Maria Remarque | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm

19. The Legend of Hell House (1973)

PG | 95 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: John Hough | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt, Pamela Franklin, Clive Revill

20. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.4
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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 »

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

21. The Devil Rides Out (1968)

G | 95 min | Horror

7.1
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In the countryside of England, the Duc de Richleau a.k.a Nicholas welcomes his old friend Rex Van Ryn that has flown to meet him and Simon Aron, who is the son of an old friend of them that... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Matheson, Dennis Wheatley | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Charles Gray, Nike Arrighi, Leon Greene

22. Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974)

R | 90 min | Comedy

3.8
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Young Timmy starts as a window cleaner in the little company of his brother. Soon he learns that some female customers expect additional service. Young and curious as he is, he reluctantly ... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Wood, Val Guest | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Sheila White, Dandy Nichols

23. Billy Budd (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.8
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Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

Writers: Louis O. Coxe, Robert H. Chapman, Herman Melville, Peter Ustinov, DeWitt Bodeen | Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers

24. Les Miserables (1978 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.

Writers: John Gay, Victor Hugo | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Richard Jordan, Anthony Perkins, Cyril Cusack, Claude Dauphin

25. Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1959–1961)

Approved | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ... See full summary »

Creator: Merwin Gerard | Stars: John Newland, Robert Douglas, Will J. White, Olan Soule

26. Hoffman (1970)

GP | 113 min | Comedy

7.1
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A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him. Though he's a creep throughout, he gradually emerges as a sympathetic character.

Writer: Ernest Gebler | Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack, Ruth Dunning, Jeremy Bulloch

27. Inserts (1975)

NC-17 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A young, once-great Hollywood film director refuses to accept changing times during the early 1930s, and confines himself to his decaying mansion to make silent porn flicks.

Writer: John Byrum | Director: John Byrum | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Jessica Harper, Bob Hoskins, Veronica Cartwright

28. Hands of the Ripper (1971)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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The infant daughter of Jack the Ripper is witness to the brutal murder of her mother by her father. Fifteen years later she is a troubled young woman who is seemingly possessed by the ... See full summary »

Writers: L.W. Davidson, Edward Spencer Shew | Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Eric Porter, Angharad Rees, Jane Merrow, Keith Bell

29. Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter (1968)

G | 110 min | Comedy, Musical

4.8
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Friends Herman, Karl, Keith, Derek and Barry are working class Manchester lads who aren't getting very far in their respective working lives. That fact is epitomized by Herman's failure to ... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Thaddeus Vane | Director: Saul Swimmer | Stars: Peter Noone, Karl Green, Keith Hopwood, Derek Leckenby

30. Britannia Hospital (1982)

R | 111 min | Comedy

6.3
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Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »

Writer: David Sherwin | Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

31. A Hazard of Hearts (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Cartland, Terence Feely | Director: John Hough | Stars: Diana Rigg, Edward Fox, Helena Bonham Carter, Fiona Fullerton

32. Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (1992 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.3
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Ada Harris, a London charwoman in the 1950's, sees a Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip to... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Gallico, John Hawkesworth | Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Diana Rigg, Lothaire Bluteau, John Savident

33. Countess Dracula (1971)

PG | 93 min | Horror

6.0
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In medieval Europe aging Countess Elisabeth rules harshly with the help of lover Captain Dobi. Finding that washing in the blood of young girls makes her young again she gets Dobi to start ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Paul, Alexander Paal, Peter Sasdy, Gabriel Ronay | Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green, Sandor Elès, Maurice Denham

34. I Start Counting (1970)

105 min | Thriller

7.0
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A 14-year-old girl coming to terms with her sexuality, discovers that her adored older brother may be guilty of a series of bizarre sex crimes.

Writers: Richard Harris, Audrey Erskine-Lindop | Director: David Greene | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Bryan Marshall, Clare Sutcliffe, Simon Ward

35. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

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

6.9
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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

36. Nothing But the Night (1973)

PG | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

4.9
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Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Hayles, John Blackburn | Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Georgia Brown

37. The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972)

G | 99 min | Family, Mystery, Fantasy

7.2
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A mysterious, very old solicitor Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in her squalid, tiny Camden Town flat and makes her an offer she cannot refuse. The family become the ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonia Barber, Lionel Jeffries | Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Laurence Naismith, Graham Crowden, Dorothy Alison, Benjamin Smith

38. Steptoe and Son (1972)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. But Harold, who likes the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson | Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Carolyn Seymour, Arthur Howard

39. Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (1972)

GP | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A demented widow lures unsuspecting children into her mansion in a bizarre "Hansel and Gretel" twist.

Writers: David D. Osborn, Robert Blees, Jimmy Sangster, Gavin Lambert | Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Shelley Winters, Mark Lester, Chloe Franks, Ralph Richardson

40. Eagle's Wing (1979)

PG | 111 min | Western

6.0
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A white trapper steals a white mustang called Eagle Wing from a Kiowa Indian who pursues him to get his horse back.

Writers: Michael Syson, John Briley | Director: Anthony Harvey | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sam Waterston, Harvey Keitel, Stéphane Audran

41. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1962)

Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

42. Promise Her Anything (1965)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A young lady has been widowed and left with a baby son to bring up alone. She decides that the baby needs a father figure and decides to marry a psychologist. She hides her son with an ... See full summary »

Writers: William Peter Blatty, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Robert Cummings, Keenan Wynn

43. Maniac (1963)

86 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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An American painter has an affair with a bar owner is a French village and agrees to help her murderer husband escape from a prison for the criminally insane.

Writer: Jimmy Sangster | Director: Michael Carreras | Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse

44. Caravan to Vaccares (1974)

PG | 98 min | Thriller

4.4
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American Neil Bowman is traveling through France when he meets British photographer Lila. They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But... See full summary »

Writers: Alistair MacLean, Paul Wheeler, Joseph Forest | Director: Geoffrey Reeve | Stars: David Birney, Charlotte Rampling, Michael Lonsdale, Marcel Bozzuffi

45. The Spiral Staircase (1975)

89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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Writers: Ethel Lina White, Chris Bryant, Mel Dinelli, Allan Scott | Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Christopher Plummer, John Phillip Law, Sam Wanamaker

46. Fragment of Fear (1970)

GP | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.2
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Reformed drug addict travels to Italy to find out who murdered his aunt.

Writers: John Bingham, Paul Dehn | Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Flora Robson

47. Game for Vultures (1979)

R | 113 min | Drama

4.3
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The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.

Writers: Phillip Baird, Michael Hartmann | Director: James Fargo | Stars: Richard Harris, Richard Roundtree, Joan Collins, Ray Milland

48. Christmas Eve (1986 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

7.7
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Story of a well-to-do elderly woman, who befriends the homeless and volunteers her time with children, who learns she has an incurable illness and wants desperately to reunite her three ... See full summary »

Writers: Blanche Hanalis, Laurence Stallings, Richard H. Landau | Director: Stuart Cooper | Stars: Loretta Young, Arthur Hill, Ron Leibman, Trevor Howard

49. Say Hello to Yesterday (1970)

GP | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An affluent, middle-aged housewife in a failing marriage is romantically pursued by a young man while running errands in London.

Writers: Peter King, Ray Mathew, Alvin Rakoff | Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Jean Simmons, Leonard Whiting, Evelyn Laye, Derek Francis

50. Ladies Who Do (1963)

85 min | Comedy

7.0
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The "Ladies Who Do" are office cleaners. One of them discovers some hot stock tips and they make a fortune. They then make good use of it to save their old neighbourhoods from the wicked developer.

Writers: John Bignall, Michael Pertwee | Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards | Stars: Peggy Mount, Robert Morley, Harry H. Corbett, Miriam Karlin