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1. Comin' Thro the Rye (1923)

Romance

8.0
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A jealous girl breaks up a friend's engagement with a fake wedding announcement.

Writers: Helen Mathers, Blanche McIntosh | Director: Cecil M. Hepworth | Stars: Alma Taylor, Shayle Gardner, Eileen Dennes, Ralph Forbes

Votes: 14

2. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.8
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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard the HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and, after six pleasant months on Tahiti, ... See full summary »

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Jules Furthman, Carey Wilson, Charles Nordhoff, James Norman Hall, Margaret Booth | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 16,077

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

Drama

7.8
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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 44

4. Henry V (1944)

Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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In the midst of the Hundred Years' War in 1415, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 4,456

5. The Wicked Lady (1945)

97 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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17th-century beauty Barbara Worth starts her career of crime by stealing her best friend's bridegroom. Her next exploit is to recover gambling losses by donning mask and cloak and taking to... See full summary »

Writers: Magdalen King-Hall, Leslie Arliss, Gordon Glennon, Aimée Stuart | Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Patricia Roc, Griffith Jones

Votes: 780

6. Clive of India (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.5
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In the mid-1700's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by ... See full summary »

Writers: W.P. Lipscomb, R.J. Minney | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Colin Clive, Francis Lister

Votes: 212

7. Cardinal Richelieu (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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The cunning Cardinal Richelieu must save King Louis XIII from treachery within his inner circle.

Writers: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, Cameron Rogers, Maude T. Howell, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: George Arliss, Maureen O'Sullivan, Edward Arnold, Cesar Romero

Votes: 132

8. Christopher Columbus (1949)

99 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.2
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Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, Muriel Box, Sydney Box, Cyril Roberts | Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Francis L. Sullivan, Kathleen Ryan

Votes: 304

9. Home to Danger (1951)

66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A drug dealer tries to kill his partner's daughter, when she inherits an old house.

Writers: Ian Stuart Black, Francis Edge, John Temple-Smith | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Rona Anderson, Francis Lister, Alan Wheatley

Votes: 91

10. Living Dangerously (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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When Doctor Stanley Norton finds his partner, Doctor Henry Pryor, has been illegally selling drugs to addicts, he dissolves the partnership. Seeking revenge, Pryor accuses Norton of ... See full summary »

Writers: Dudley Leslie, Marjorie Deans, Reginald Simpson, Frank Gregory | Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Otto Kruger, Leonora Corbett, Francis Lister, Aileen Marson

Votes: 7

11. The Hundred Pound Window (1944)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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An accountant is forced by circumstances to take a job at the racetrack. He is working at the betting window when he is drawn into a gang of criminals and their illegal schemes.

Writers: Rodney Ackland, Abem Finkel, Mark Hellinger, Brock Williams | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Anne Crawford, David Farrar, Frederick Leister, Mary Clare

Votes: 10

12. Night and Day (1932)

91 min | Comedy

5.9
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Writers: Douglas Furber, Sidney Gilliat, Jack Hulbert, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Winifred Shotter, Francis Lister

Votes: 27

13. Sensation (1936)

54 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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Writers: Basil Dean, Marjorie Deans, William Freshman, Dudley Leslie, George Munro | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: John Lodge, Diana Churchill, Francis Lister, Joan Marion

Votes: 13

14. The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.5
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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.

Writers: Baroness Emmuska Orczy, Lajos Biró, Arthur Wimperis, Adrian Brunel | Director: Hanns Schwarz | Stars: Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Margaretta Scott, James Mason

Votes: 154

15. Atlantic (1929)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

5.4
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A heavily fictionalized version of the RMS Titanic story.

Writers: Victor Kendall, Ernest Raymond | Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Franklin Dyall, Madeleine Carroll, John Stuart, Ellaline Terriss

Votes: 114

16. Murder in the Night (1939)

70 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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The Cotton Club in London's Soho district is operated by American gangster Steve Marco who, when Joe Lane threatens to tell the police of his past, has no qualms about killing him as he ... See full summary »

Writer: F. McGrew Willis | Director: Norman Lee | Stars: Jack La Rue, Sandra Storme, Bernard Lee, Martin Walker

Votes: 55

17. Mystery at the Villa Rose (1930)

99 min | Crime, Mystery

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Jewel thieves kill a rich widow and frame a fake medium.

Writers: A.E.W. Mason, Cyril Twyford | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Norah Baring, Austin Trevor, Richard Cooper, Barbara Gott

18. Counsel's Opinion (1933)

76 min | Comedy

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Divorce lawyer Everard Logan thinks the woman who spent the night in his hotel room is the erring wife of his new client.

Writers: Dorothy Greenhill, Gilbert Wakefield, Arthur Wimperis | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Henry Kendall, Binnie Barnes, Cyril Maude, Lawrence Grossmith

19. The Old Wives' Tale (1921)

Drama, War

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A woman leaves her husband to run a Paris boarding house, and reunites with her sister after the war.

Writers: Arnold Bennett, Denison Clift | Director: Denison Clift | Stars: Fay Compton, Florence Turner, Henry Victor, Francis Lister

20. Brown Sugar (1931)

70 min | Romance

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Writers: Lady Arthur Lever, Cyril Twyford | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Constance Carpenter, Francis Lister, Alan Aynesworth, Helen Haye

21. Boden's Boy (1923)

Romance

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A shopkeeper sends his adopted son to college on an inheritance and rejects his secretary's love for his sake.

Writer: Tom Gallon | Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Henry Edwards, Chrissie White, Francis Lister, Henry Vibart

22. Up to the Neck (1933)

73 min | Comedy

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Writer: Ben Travers | Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Ralph Lynn, Winifred Shotter, Francis Lister, Reginald Purdell

23. The Unwanted (1924)

Drama

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A colonel's bastard son pretends his cowardly brother died a hero.

Writer: Walter Summers | Director: Walter Summers | Stars: C. Aubrey Smith, Lillian Hall-Davis, Nora Swinburne, Francis Lister

24. Uneasy Virtue (1931)

83 min | Comedy

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Writers: Harrison Owen, Norman Walker | Director: Norman Walker | Stars: Fay Compton, Edmund Breon, Francis Lister, Margot Grahame

25. High Horse (1947 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Gerard Tyrell | Stars: Francis Lister, Mary Hinton, Kay Bannerman, David Evans

26. Chappy: That's All (1924)

Drama, Romance

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A novelist employs a burglar's daughter and saves her from attack by an ex-accomplice.

Writers: Oliver Sandys, Eliot Stannard | Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Joyce Dearsley, Gertrude McCoy, Lewis Gilbert, Eva Westlake

27. The Fortune of Christina McNab (1921)

Comedy

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An affianced duke causes an infatuated heiress to return to her soldier sweetheart.

Writers: Sarah McNoughton, Paul Rooff | Director: W.P. Kellino | Stars: Nora Swinburne, David Hawthorne, Francis Lister, Sara Sample

28. Hawley's of High Street (1933)

67 min | Comedy

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Writers: Charles Bennett, Syd Courtenay, Walter Ellis, Frank Launder | Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Leslie Fuller, Judy Kelly, Francis Lister, Amy Veness

29. Branded (1920)

Crime, Drama

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A girl rejects her mother after she is jailed for poisoning her father.

Writers: Gerald Biss, Paul Rooff | Director: E.H. Calvert | Stars: Josephine Earle, Dallas Anderson, Nora Swinburne, Francis Lister

30. Should a Doctor Tell? (1923)

Drama

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A doctor learns his pregnant patient is engaged to his son.

Writers: P.J. Ramster, G.B. Samuelson, Walter Summers | Directors: Alexander Butler, P.J. Ramster | Stars: Lillian Hall-Davis, Fred Oppey, Thelma Newling, Henry Vibart

31. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Ivory Tower (1950)

Drama

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Writer: William Templeton | Stars: Francis Lister, Iris Baker, Elizabeth Henson, Michael Shepley