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1. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

Not Rated | 75 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Frank Vosper

Votes: 13,961

2. Sabotage (1936)

Approved | 76 min | Thriller

7.1
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A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder

Votes: 12,142

3. The Girl Was Young (1937)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby

Votes: 7,110

4. Went the Day Well? (1942)

Approved | 92 min | Thriller, War

7.6
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An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor, Marie Lohr

Votes: 2,596 | Gross: $0.02M

5. Madeleine (1950)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The middle-class family of a young woman cannot understand why she delays in marrying a respectable young man. They know nothing about her long-standing affair with a Frenchman.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks

Votes: 1,028

6. I See a Dark Stranger (1946)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.1
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A young Irish woman hates England so much she becomes a Nazi spy.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley, William G. O'Gorman

Votes: 1,015

7. Vacation from Marriage (1945)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A dull married couple, separated by their enlistment during World War II, reunite after three years to find that they have become very different people.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd

Votes: 828

8. The October Man (1947)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.1
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Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman, Kay Walsh

Votes: 772

9. Millions Like Us (1943)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Categorised as a British World War II propaganda film this less known example is a superb work of morale-boosting films from mid World War 2. Well written and directed the film has a simple... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | Stars: Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Anne Crawford, Moore Marriott

Votes: 665

10. Clouds Over Europe (1939)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A quirky British secret service man named Major Hammond tries to discover who is using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes.

Directors: Tim Whelan, Arthur B. Woods | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Valerie Hobson, George Curzon

Votes: 573

11. The Night Has Eyes (1942)

62 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Mary Clare, Joyce Howard

Votes: 336

12. Adventure for Two (1943)

Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Ivan Kouznetsoff, a Russian engineer, recounts during World War II his stay in England prior to the war working on a new propeller for ice-breaking ships. Naïve about British people and ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Marjorie Fielding, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 311

13. The Goose Steps Out (1942)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

6.9
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A bumbling teacher (Will Hay) conveniently turns out to be the double of a German general. In the true spirit of wartime propoganda high jinks, he is flown into Germany to impersonate the ... See full summary »

Directors: Basil Dearden, Will Hay | Stars: Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey, Peter Croft, Barry Morse

Votes: 277

14. The Interrupted Journey (1949)

80 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A writer eloping with his mistress by train has second thoughts, pulls the emergency brake, bails out and witnesses the train's collision with another train, events eventually leading to murder and a police manhunt.

Director: Daniel Birt | Stars: Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden, Tom Walls

Votes: 253

15. Notorious Gentleman (1945)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Vivian Kenway, a young Englishman from an aristocratic background, flunks out of Oxford, and decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goal of, apparently, making dissipation his... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Godfrey Tearle, Griffith Jones

Votes: 201

16. They Were Sisters (1945)

Approved | 115 min | Drama

6.8
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The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character as their individual and widely-different married lives unfold. One sister (Phyllis Calvert) is happily married but ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford

Votes: 197

17. They Drive by Night (1938)

84 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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A convict, just out of prison, is implicated in a murder and goes on the run, hitching a ride with a truck driver.

Director: Arthur B. Woods | Stars: Emlyn Williams, Anna Konstam, Allan Jeayes, Ernest Thesiger

Votes: 182

18. It's Never Too Late to Mend (1937)

70 min | Drama

6.0
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An evil prison administrator cruelly abuses the inmates at his prison, until one day the tables are turned.

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Tod Slaughter, Jack Livesey, Marjorie Taylor, Ian Colin

Votes: 155

19. Turned Out Nice Again (1941)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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George Pearson, who works for a underwear firm that is 20 years out of date, invests his own money in a new type of thread. The company are not interested in changes, and he is fired. Later... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Peggy Bryan, Elliott Mason, Edward Chapman

Votes: 128

20. Climbing High (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

6.4
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Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner).

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison, Alastair Sim

Votes: 125

21. George Takes the Air (1938)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Musical, War

6.7
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A case of mistaken identity leads to accident-prone George Brown (George Formby) entering the Royal Air Force and falling in love with the Sergeant Major's daughter.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Polly Ward, Jack Hobbs, Garry Marsh

Votes: 123

22. It's Love Again (1936)

83 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Elaine Bradford is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton is a gossip columnist facing a deadline and a blank page. So, Peter invents "Mrs. Smythe-Smythe", a ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Robert Young, Sonnie Hale, Ernest Milton

Votes: 118

23. The Terror (1938)

64 min | Crime, Mystery

6.0
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A mysterious criminal mastermind plots a spectacular gold robbery, then after the robbery is completed he makes sure his gang is caught by the police, keeps the gold and disappears. After ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bird | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Bernard Lee, Arthur Wontner, Linden Travers

Votes: 111

24. Inspector Hornleigh (1939)

76 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.0
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Inspector Hornleigh and his assistant Sergeant Bingham are called in to investigate a murder that involves the theft of government secrets.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood, Wally Patch

Votes: 110

25. Spare a Copper (1940)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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A brave wartime copper (policeman) becomes a hero when he thwarts a plot to destroy a battleship. But then the rest of the police get the idea that he is one of the enemy agents.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: George Formby, Dorothy Hyson, George Merritt, John Warwick

Votes: 100

26. I See Ice (1938)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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George plays an aspiring news photographer that gets pictures by way of a spy camera in his bow tie. Comic confusion and chases arise from his inadvertently taking blackmail-able snaps of ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Kay Walsh, Betty Stockfeld, Cyril Ritchard

Votes: 92

27. Trouble Brewing (1939)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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George has won a lot of money at the races but he's paid with counterfeit money. He sets about tracking down the criminals himself.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Googie Withers, Gus McNaughton, Garry Marsh

Votes: 87

28. The Man with 100 Faces (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Jack Drake,a man with a hundred faces and in reality a modern-day Robin Hood known only as Crackerjack, thrills all England with his exploits of stealing from the rich and giving to the ... See full summary »

Director: Albert de Courville | Stars: Tom Walls, Lilli Palmer, Noel Madison, Leon M. Lion

Votes: 79

29. The Gay Lady (1949)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.7
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In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Jean Kent, James Donald, Hugh Sinclair, Lana Morris

Votes: 78

30. The Green Cockatoo (1937)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A young girl is traveling to London to find work. Arriving at the station, she meets a man who has been stabbed by a member of a gang of crooks involved with greyhound racing. She becomes a... See full summary »

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: John Mills, René Ray, Charles Oliver, Bruce Seton

Votes: 76

31. Get Cracking (1943)

96 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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George Formby joins the home guard.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Dinah Sheridan, Edward Rigby, Frank Pettingell

Votes: 71

32. Much Too Shy (1942)

92 min | Comedy

6.6
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A handyman and amateur artist gets into trouble when nude female bodies are added to the heads he has drawn of prominent ladies, and are sold as soap adverts.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Kathleen Harrison, Hilda Bayley, Eileen Bennett

Votes: 66

33. Keep Fit (1937)

82 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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A weak, cowardly barber (George Formby)gets fit to win over a beautiful woman. However, she prefers his muscle-bound rival until George challenges him to a boxing match.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Kay Walsh, Guy Middleton, Gus McNaughton

Votes: 64

34. A Fire Has Been Arranged (1935)

Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.1
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A pair of friends robs from a jewelry shop, and buries their loot in a field out in the country before they get caught. They spend ten years in prison, and when they're let out they go back... See full summary »

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Mary Lawson, Robb Wilton

Votes: 54

35. This Man Is News (1938)

63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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David Kier, one of the thieves in a sensational jewel robbery and subsequent trial, is set free when the turns King's Evidence on the other members. Kier refuses to give reporter Simon ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Barry K. Barnes, Valerie Hobson, Alastair Sim, John Warwick

Votes: 54

36. The Inheritance (1950)

86 min | Drama

5.6
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An English governess marries a complete stranger while he is on his deathbed. When he dies, she inherits his estate but is soon involved with some French spies working for Napoleon. Where ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Jean Kent, Guy Rolfe, Paul Dupuis, Lana Morris

Votes: 51

37. I'll Be Your Sweetheart (1945)

104 min | Musical

6.2
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In turn-of-the-century London a young music publisher convinces both songwriters and a music hall singer with his new ideas to make business, while fighting both competitors and piracy in a... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Vic Oliver, Michael Rennie, Peter Graves

Votes: 48

38. Shot in the Dark (1933)

53 min | Mystery

5.8
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The relatives of a millionaire--the victim of a mysterious murder--get together at his house to search for his will, which he recorded on a record. However, one of them is actually the ... See full summary »

Director: George Pearson | Stars: O.B. Clarence, Jack Hawkins, Michael Shepley, Davy Burnaby

Votes: 47

39. Stop Press Girl (1949)

78 min | Comedy

7.0
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An attractive young girl has the power to stop all kinds of machinery.

Director: Michael Barry | Stars: Sally Ann Howes, Gordon Jackson, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne

Votes: 40

40. He Snoops to Conquer (1945)

103 min | Comedy

7.0
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Odd job man George Gribble (George Formby)causes problems for the local council he works for when he inadvertently helps two newspaper men expose corruption amongst the council leaders.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Robertson Hare, Elizabeth Allan, Claude Bailey

Votes: 39

41. Just William (1940)

72 min | Comedy

6.2
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Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: Richard Lupino, Fred Emney, Basil Radford, Amy Veness

Votes: 39

42. Gert and Daisy's Weekend (1942)

79 min | Comedy

5.3
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Gert and Daisy volunteer to escort a group of evacuee children to the country, leaving a London of rationing and nights in Tube stations. But Maisie from next door somehow manages to get ... See full summary »

Director: Maclean Rogers | Stars: Elsie Waters, Doris Waters, Iris Vandeleur, John Slater

Votes: 32

43. Meet Sexton Blake! (1945)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Famous detective and his trusty side-kick Tinker are called in by the War Office to find some important papers that were stolen from a man killed during an air raid.

Director: John Harlow | Stars: David Farrar, Manning Whiley, Dennis Arundell, John Varley

Votes: 29

44. Three Silent Men (1940)

72 min | Crime, Drama

5.2
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Foreign scientist is selling a secret weapon to the British. He is badly injured in a car accident and is operated on by a surgeon, after the operation he dies mysteriously. An investigation follows.

Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Sebastian Shaw, Derrick De Marney, Patricia Roc, Arthur Hambling

Votes: 27

45. The Show Goes On (1937)

93 min | Musical

6.4
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A mill worker is plucked from obscurity and thrust towards fame and fortune when an ailing composer needs a singer to perform his work.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Gracie Fields, Owen Nares, John Stuart, Horace Hodges

Votes: 22

46. Old Mother Riley Detective (1943)

80 min | Comedy

5.4
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Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Arthur Lucan, Kitty McShane, Ivan Brandt, Owen Reynolds

Votes: 22

47. Salute John Citizen (1942)

96 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Edward Rigby, Mabel Constanduros, Jimmy Hanley, Eric Micklewood

Votes: 19

48. It's in the Bag (1944)

80 min | Comedy

5.4
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Gert and Daisy attempt to retrieve an old dress containing £2,000. They have to impersonate two thespians, and bring all sorts of trouble to a stage-play.

Director: Herbert Mason | Stars: Elsie Waters, Doris Waters, Ernest Butcher, Lesley Osmond

Votes: 18

49. Street Song (1935)

64 min | Musical

5.4
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Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Garrick, Wally Patch, John Singer, Lawrence Hanray

Votes: 14

50. Bad Sister (1947)

Approved | 90 min | Drama

7.5
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In a home for delinquent girls, the worst offender exchanges reminiscences with the warden.

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Joan Greenwood, Ian Hunter, Dennis Price

Votes: 13