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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.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, Carlo Mario Franzero | Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 17,964

2. 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.

Writers: Jan Read, Beverley Cross | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 14,435

3. 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.

Writers: Walter Lord, Eric Ambler | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Votes: 9,396

4. 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

Votes: 3,239

5. Victim (1961)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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...

Writers: Janet Green, John McCormick | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 2,549

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: 2,499

7. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror

7.1
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Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Robert Knox requires cadavers for his research into the functioning of the human body; local ne'er-do-wells Burke and Hare find ways to provide him with fresh ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 967

8. 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.

Writers: W. Stanley Moss, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas

Votes: 966

9. A Study in Terror (1965)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.

Writers: Donald Ford, Derek Ford, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: James Hill | Stars: John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 952

10. Elizabeth R (1971 TV Mini-Series)

85 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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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: 950

11. 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.

Writers: Rearden Conner, Marian Spitzer, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Votes: 713

12. Taggart (1983– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 602

13. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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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

Votes: 536

14. 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 »

Writers: Kingsley Amis, Patrick Campbell, Jeffrey Dell | Director: John Boulting | Stars: John Welsh, Ronald Cardew, Hugh Griffith, Kenneth Griffith

Votes: 346

15. The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964)

86 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.0
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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.

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

Votes: 325

16. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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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 »

Creators: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 175

17. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

Votes: 160

18. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Creators: Mary Tourtel, Alfred Bestall, Joy Whitby | Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 149

19. Henry IV Part I (1979 TV Movie)

148 min | Drama

7.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 138

20. 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.

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

Votes: 135

21. 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: 132

22. 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 »

Writers: James Ramsey Ullman, Jill Craigie | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Natasha Parry, Robert Flemyng

Votes: 117

23. High Tide (1994–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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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 »

Creators: Steve Waterman, Jeff Franklin | Stars: Rick Springfield, Yannick Bisson, Mary Ann Schmidt, Diana Frank

Votes: 115

24. Nightmare Man (1999)

98 min

5.1
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After recovering from a near-fatal wound, a cop develops the ability to see crime scenes through psychic flashes.

Writer: Michael Fisher | Director: Jim Kaufman | Stars: Lee Horsley, Charles Edwin Powell, Barbara Eve Harris, Jan Rubes

Votes: 83

25. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Creator: John Creasey | Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

Votes: 81

26. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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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: 74

27. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.5
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Creator: A.J. Cronin | Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

Votes: 64

28. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Someone Waiting (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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After Brett enters his car for a motor race, attempts are made on his life. A man called Vine approaches him, asking him to throw the race. He is working for Louise Cornell, head of a race ... See full summary »

Writer: Terry Nation | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Penelope Horner, John Cairney

Votes: 61

29. Miracle in Soho (1957)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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 ....

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

Votes: 56

30. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.1
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Stars: Derren Nesbitt, George Sewell, Morris Perry, Fulton Mackay

Votes: 42

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

Drama, Mystery

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

Votes: 42

32. Interpol Calling (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Stars: Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop, George Pastell

Votes: 41

33. Operation Bullshine (1959)

84 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.7
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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.

Writers: Anne Burnaby, Rupert Lang, Gilbert Gunn | Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Donald Sinden, Barbara Murray, Carole Lesley, Ronald Shiner

Votes: 40

34. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Charles Lloyd Pack, Derek Francis, Alfred Burke

Votes: 36

35. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Brian Rix, Colin Douglas, Joby Blanshard, Richard Pasco

Votes: 36

36. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Requiem (1969)

Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Coming home from a costume party Miranda Loxton witnessed a killing by a member of Murder International and Steed is assigned to protect her until she gives evidence at the trial. Only Miss... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, Angela Douglas, John Cairney

Votes: 36

37. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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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: 35

38. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 32

39. Court Martial (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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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: 31

40. Elizabeth R (1971– )
Episode: The Marriage Game (1971)

Biography, Drama

8.5
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Writer: Rosemary Anne Sisson | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Robert Hardy, Ronald Hines, Esmond Knight

Votes: 31

41. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Gwen Nelson

Votes: 29

42. The Chosen (1998 TV Movie)

Drama

6.5
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Writers: Maxine Fleming, James Griffin, Gavin Strawhan | Stars: Jeremy Sims, Cliff Curtis, Radha Mitchell, Chris Bailey

Votes: 26

43. Secret Agent (1964–1966)
Episode: Such Men Are Dangerous (1965)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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A prisoner is soon to be released and is offered a well-paid job that is obviously crooked. As he wants to go straight, he reports the approach. Drake takes his place in order to find out what the crime is to be, which is murder.

Writer: Ralph Smart | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Lee Montague, Jack MacGowran, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 26

44. Riding High (1995– )

Drama

8.0
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Stars: Tyler-Jane Mitchel, Kieren Hutchison, Claire Chitham, Miranda Harcourt

Votes: 22

45. Shark in the Park (1989– )

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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: 20

46. Taggart (1983– )
Episode: Death Call (1986)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Taggart and his partner Peter Livingstone are called in to investigate the macabre killing of the wife of a wealthy landowner whose body is found strangled and weighed down with luggage in ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson

Votes: 19

47. Marriage of Convenience (1960)

58 min | Crime

6.2
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Writers: Robert Banks Stewart, Edgar Wallace | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, John Cairney, John Van Eyssen, Jennifer Daniel

Votes: 18

48. Silent Mouse (1990 TV Movie)

60 min | Family

7.9
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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".

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

Votes: 14

49. The Pursuers (1961– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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: 12

50. The Torch (1992 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Family, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Altay Lawrence, Graham McGrath

Votes: 12