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1. Battle of Britain (1969)
G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle vs. the Nazi Germany Air Force for control of British air space to prevent a Nazi invasion of Britain.
2. Horror of Dracula (1958)
Approved | 82 min | Horror
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 »
3. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
50 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
4. The Girl Was Young (1937)
Unrated | 83 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.
Writers: Josephine Tey, Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Anthony Armstrong, Gerald Savory, Alma Reville | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby
6. Cromwell (1970)
G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of ... See full summary »
7. A Canterbury Tale (1944)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury. The town is being plagued by a mysterious "glue-man", who pours... See full summary »
8. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
When the USA and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, it knocks the Earth out its orbit and sends it spiraling toward the Sun.
9. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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 »
10. Enemy from Space (1957)
Approved | 85 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.
11. The Way Ahead (1944)
91 min | War, Drama
A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch but their sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team... See full summary »
12. Rembrandt (1936)
85 min | Biography, Drama
This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ... See full summary »
13. The Ghost Train (1941)
85 min | Comedy, Horror
Hijinks and chills ensue when a group become stranded at an isolated station and a legendary phantom train approaches....
14. I, Monster (1971)
PG | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Christopher Lee stars in the Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous ... See full summary »
15. The Forsyte Saga (1967 TV Mini-Series)
50 min | Drama
The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »
16. The Adventures of Tartu (1943)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Stevenson, a British soldier fluent in Rumanian and German, goes undercover to sabotage a German poison-gas factory. He turns himself into Jan Tartu, a member of the Rumanian Iron Guard. ... See full summary »
17. Quartet (1948)
120 min | Drama
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 »
18. Clouds Over Europe (1939)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Lighthearted romp of a pre-war spy story: quirky British secret service man finds out who's using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes.
21. The Avengers (1942)
87 min | Drama, War
Horse race tipster and journalist Metcalfe is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. On the way to Norway his boat is attacked by a German U-Boat,... See full summary »
22. Convict 99 (1938)
91 min | Comedy
A disgraced school master, Benjamin Twist, is mistaken for a tough prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison for particularly hardened criminals. Believing he is being sent to a ... See full summary »
23. Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)
120 min | Mystery, Drama
After surviving a traumatic car accident, a race car driver travels to the Cote D'Azur to recover but is plagued by an urge to strangle his wife.
The Prisoner (1967–1968)
Dance of the Dead
60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Number 6 comes across a body that has washed ashore with a radio. After sending the body back out to sea, he tries to use the radio to get rescued.
25. The Proud Valley (1940)
Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Music
In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.
26. The Upturned Glass (1947)
90 min | Crime, Drama
A prominent neurosurgeon relates to his students in medical school a story about an affair he had with a married woman and how, after the affair was over, the woman one day fell out a ... See full summary »
27. The Hands of Orlac (1960)
95 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit ... See full summary »
28. Windbag the Sailor (1936)
87 min | Comedy
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is co-erced into ... See full summary »
29. A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle (1942)
102 min | Drama
The film is based on the novel of the same name by A. J. Cronin. The year is 1880. On the outskirts of the fictional small Scottish town of Levenford there stands a strange building... See full synopsis »
30. The Ghost Camera (1933)
66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a photograph is taken at the scene of a murder, the camera is tossed out of a castle window to destroy the evidence and lands in the back of a passing car belonging to chemist John ... See full summary »
31. A Lady Surrenders (1944)
113 min | Drama, Romance
When concert pianist Lissa Campbell learns that she has a serious heart problem. she vows to enjoy what time she has left. On taking her first holiday, she meets Kit Firth, a pilot on leave... See full summary »
32. Pool of London (1951)
85 min | Crime, Drama
When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual to pick up their lives in postwar London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns more serious when he finds himself caught up with a robbery in the City.
33. The Phantom Fiend (1932)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Romance
This was the first sound remake of the Hitchcock silent classic inspired by the Jack the Ripper legend. Ivor Novello, who played the title role and headed the team writing the script, was ... See full summary »
34. The Black Sheep of Whitehall (1942)
80 min | Comedy
Will Hay plays a Professor teaching at a correspondence school who discovers that a Nazi agent is trying to prevent a trade treaty being signed between England and South America. The agent ... See full summary »
36. Tread Softly Stranger (1958)
90 min | Crime, Drama
An irresistible temptress causes trouble between two brothers when the more handsome charismatic ones turns up, leading to robbery and death.
37. Good-Time Girl (1948)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama
A young girl from the ghetto gets involved with some criminals. Driving while drunk, she knocks down and kills a policeman. She runs away with two GI's who are also on the run and they ... See full summary »
39. They Drive by Night (1938)
84 min | Crime, Thriller
A convict, just out of prison, is implicated in a murder and goes on the run, hitching a ride with a truck driver.
40. Crime Unlimited (1935)
TV-G | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An undercover policeman infiltrates a notorious ring of jewel thieves headed by a man no one has ever seen.
41. Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance
Paris is Burning! Under the Iron Fist of Robespierre hundreds are executed, by the swift and bloodstained guillotine. Through these acts of injustice a new heroism is born - The League of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
42. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)
30 min | Comedy
"Doctor in the House" follows the misadventures of medical students Michael Upton, Duncan Waring, Paul Collier and Dick Stuart-Clark. The lads basically mean well, but their habits of ... See full summary »
43. Back-Room Boy (1942)
82 min | Comedy
A lowly BBC employee pulls a prank at the studio and finds himself transferred to an isolated island where he is to set up a weather station at a lighthouse. As if in a fantasy, a ship ... See full summary »
44. Daughter of Darkness (1948)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Emily, a pretty young Irish girl, gets a job on an English farm owned by the Tallent family. The local men take to her but the women don't, objecting to her flirtatious nature with their ... See full summary »
45. Doctor Syn (1937)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Adventure
When customs and excise men arrive at the village of Dymchurch in Kent, they uncover an intricate smuggling network being coordinated by the local parson, Dr Syn. Unknown to all but a few ... See full summary »
46. Wings and the Woman (1942)
94 min | Drama
The story of flyer Amy Johnson who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was ... See full summary »
47. Power (1934)
105 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story of life in the 18th century Jewish ghetto of Wurtemburg. Suess tries to better himself with the help of an evil Duke.
48. Sophie's Place (1969)
M | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.
49. The Big Blockade (1942)
Approved | 73 min | Drama, War
Wartime propaganda piece reporting on the success of the economic blockade of Germany in the early years of the war.
50. My Brother's Keeper (1948)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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 »