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1. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978–1983)
Episode: 1980 Christmas Show (1980)

51 min | Comedy

9.1
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Sketches include a number of Christmas carol jokes outside 10 Downing Street, which ends with Peter Cushing finally getting his money back, after 10 years, Eric gives Ernie a giant wallet, ... See full summary »

Director: John Ammonds | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Peter Barkworth, Gemma Craven

Votes: 7

2. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.9
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, Todd Hunter, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 106

3. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Christopher Lee (1974)

Documentary, Biography

8.9
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Eamonn Andrews surprises the 51 year old Christopher Lee, joined by his wife, daughter, mother, sister, brother, and fellow actors Peter Cushing, Vincent Price, Patrick Macnee, and Sammy Davis Jr.

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Peter Cushing

Votes: 14

4. Great Mysteries (1973– )
Episode: La Grande Breteche (1973)

Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A Spanish officer, captured by the French during the Peninsular War, is imprisoned at the country house of an elderly aristocrat with a bored young wife - whose lover he becomes, with deadly consequences.

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Orson Welles, Peter Cushing, Susannah York, Morag Hood

Votes: 69

5. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Creature (1955)

90 min | Drama

8.8
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A scientist searches for the Yeti in a Himalayan fastness, and is soon at odds with an adventurer who wants to find the Creature for less exalted reasons.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Peter Cushing, Stanley Baker, Eric Pohlmann, Simon Lack

Votes: 12

6. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee, and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 999,869 | Gross: $322.74M

7. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2017)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Comedic anthology series.

Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Graham Stark

Votes: 20

8. Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.6
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A retrospective of the films of Britain's Hammer Studios, renowned for making stylish horror films in the 1950s, '60s and '70s. Included are clips from Hammer productions and interviews ... See full summary »

Director: David Thompson | Stars: Charles Gray, James Bernard, Veronica Carlson, James Carreras

Votes: 85

9. Dieter & Andreas (1989)

Short, Comedy, Music

8.6
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Director: Christian Zemlin | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Eva Zemlin

Votes: 70

10. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)
Episode: Episode #7.12 (1973)

45 min | Comedy

8.6
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The musical guests are Alan Price and Georgie Fame, Peter Cushing and Wilma Reading. Eric has an autograph book and Ernie reads excerpts from Charles Dickens. Peter Cushing turns up wanting to be paid.

Director: John Ammonds | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Peter Cushing, Wilma Reading

Votes: 5

11. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 22

12. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,854

13. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)

Comedy

8.4
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The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Votes: 428

14. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Peter Cushing (1990)

Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Legendary star of Hammer Films Peter Cushing is the delighted subject, hosted by Michael Aspel.

Directors: John Birkin, Brian Klein | Stars: Michael Aspel, Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Peter Gray

Votes: 7

15. Man Alive (1965–1982)

Documentary

8.3
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Looks at all aspects of society in the UK and abroad. Subjects include crime, sex, housing, politics and flower shows.

Stars: George Plimpton, Christopher Brasher, Esther Rantzen, Jack Pizzey

Votes: 9

16. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)
Episode: 1970 Christmas Show (1970)

62 min | Comedy

8.3
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The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Eric Porter, Nina van Pallandt, and Edward Woodward. Eric and Ernie exchange gifts, Peter Cushing wants his money. William Franklyn stars in Ernie's new play 'The Three Musketeers'.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Peter Cushing, William Franklyn

Votes: 9

17. Story Parade (1964–1965)
Episode: The Caves of Steel (1964)

75 min

8.3
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In the future New York City, the Deputy Commissioner of Police is assisted by a robot detective in solving the murder of a scientist.

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Peter Cushing, John Carson, Kenneth J. Warren, Stanley Walsh

Votes: 14

18. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978–1983)
Episode: The First Thames Special (1978)

62 min | Comedy

8.3
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Morecambe and Wise get thrown out of a BBC van and start their first special at Thames television. Sketches include a Jungle Book skit in 'The Wonderful World of Ernie', 'I Remember it Well... See full summary »

Director: Keith Beckett | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Donald Sinden, Judi Dench

Votes: 7

19. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978–1983)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Frank Coda, Gemma Craven

Votes: 261

20. House of the Long Shadows... Revisited (2012)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

8.2
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Director: Derek Pykett | Stars: Michael Armstrong, Desi Arnaz Jr., Louise English, Jeanne Ferber

Votes: 6

21. Looks Familiar (1970– )

8.2
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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

Stars: Denis Norden, Bob Monkhouse, Arthur Askey, Ted Ray

Votes: 12

22. The Browning Version (1955 TV Movie)

60 min

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A schoolteacher finds his life slowly coming apart.

Stars: Peter Cushing, Joyce Heron, Michael Gwynn, George Curzon

Votes: 20

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

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 55

24. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

8.0
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Children's television programme about cinema, hosted by Chris Kelly.

Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Derek Ware, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 26

25. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Yvonne Mitchell, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 410

26. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Return of the Cybernauts (1967)

TV-14 | 51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Paul Beresford, the brother of Clement Armstrong, the creator of the Cybernauts, blames Steed and Mrs. Peel for his brother's death at the cold hands of his own creations. Aided by ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Peter Cushing, Frederick Jaeger

Votes: 164

27. Rogue One (2016)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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65 Metascore

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen

Votes: 363,047 | Gross: $532.18M

28. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Sign of Four (1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.9
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When a woman receives a series of valuable pearls from an unknown party after the disappearance of her father, Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Director: William Sterling | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Ann Bell, Paul Daneman

Votes: 340

29. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,007

30. Hamlet (1948)

Unrated | 154 min | Drama

7.8
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 12,697

31. Hammer House of Horror (1980)

51 min | Horror

7.8
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This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts, and other supernatural wonders.

Stars: Nicholas Ball, Anna Calder-Marshall, Christopher Cazenove, Peter Cushing

Votes: 986

32. Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 116

33. Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Horror

7.8
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The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.

Director: Ted Newsom | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Roy Ward Baker, James Bernard

Votes: 214

34. Peter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to Hollywood (1989 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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An interview with Legendary Actor Peter Cushing and clips from some of his best films.

Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Peter Cushing, Dick Vosburgh, Francis De Wolff, Edward Evans

Votes: 38

35. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Moment of Truth (1955)

90 min | Drama

7.8
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Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Ian Colin, Peter Cushing, Hugh Griffith, Noel Hood

Votes: 6

36. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Stars: Nigel Stock, Peter Cushing, Douglas Wilmer, Peter Madden

Votes: 330

37. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 387

38. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 27

39. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Episode: The Silent Scream (1980)

52 min | Horror

7.7
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When Chuck Spillers is released from prison, he tells his wife Annie that he had been visited by an old man, Martin Blueck, along his sentence for robbing a safe, and Blueck had given some ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Peter Cushing, Brian Cox, Elaine Donnelly, Anthony Carrick

Votes: 323

40. The Zoo Gang (1974– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Four people who worked together during World War 2, were known as the Zoo Club because their code names were of animals. And 30 years later still work on various adventures.

Stars: Brian Keith, John Mills, Barry Morse, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 54

41. The Zoo Gang (1974– )
Episode: The Counterfeit Trap (1974)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A clever double-cross goes wrong, ending up with Alex in prison and Stephen kidnapped. Manouche is shocked to discover the betrayer.

Director: John Hough | Stars: John Mills, Brian Keith, Lilli Palmer, Barry Morse

Votes: 5

42. Cash on Demand (1961)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird

Votes: 704

43. Home at Seven (1957 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.5
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David Preston always returns home from work by seven o'clock, and tonight is no different from any other - except that it's a full day later than he thinks it is, and he can't account for the previous 24 hours.

Stars: Peter Cushing, Helen Shingler, Arnold Bell, Richard Caldicot

Votes: 8

44. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Blue Carbuncle (1968)

49 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.5
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After Holmes turns down the imperious Lady Morcar's demand that he help her locate a stolen priceless blue carbuncle, the gem turns up in a Christmas goose.

Director: Bill Bain | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Madge Ryan, James Beck

Votes: 80

45. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
Episode: The Eagle's Nest (1976)

50 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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Steed investigates the death of a colleague while Gambit witnesses the kidnapping of Professor Von Claus. Purdey scuba dives to the remote island of St. Dorca, where a monastery hides a secret and Germany's greatest treasure.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Peter Cushing

Votes: 82

46. Horror of Dracula (1958)

Approved | 82 min | Horror

7.4
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Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling

Votes: 16,583

47. A Chump at Oxford (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

7.4
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey, Wilfred Lucas

Votes: 2,753

48. 49th Parallel (1941)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller

7.4
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A World War II U-boat crew are stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George, Eric Portman

Votes: 4,637

49. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, John Mills

Votes: 126

50. A Touch of the Sun (1979)

85 min | Comedy

7.4
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A bumbling US marine Captain is assigned to retrieve a space capsule from a despotic African ruler.

Director: Peter Curran | Stars: Oliver Reed, Sylvaine Charlet, Peter Cushing, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 290