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1. The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots (1895)

1 min | Short, History, Horror

6.7
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This short film, one of the first to use camera tricks, depicts the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Director: Alfred Clark | Star: Mrs. Robert L. Thomas

Votes: 1,431

2. The Bride of Lammermoor: A Tragedy of Bonnie Scotland (1909)

Short, Drama

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A young girl is being urged by her father to marry a Duke. She refuses and leaves the room, closely followed by the Duke who remains unseen. She enters the garden, where she meets her lover... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Annette Kellerman, Maurice Costello

3. Rob Roy (1911)

Short, Romance

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An outlawed clan leader rebels against George I.

Director: Arthur Vivian | Stars: John Clyde, Theo Henries, Durward Lely, W.G. Robb

4. The Little Minister (1913)

Short, Drama, Romance

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Part One. To start a little in advance of our story, Lord Rintoul, of the English nobility, finds a little Gypsy girl three years old, who had been deserted by her parents. Fifteen years ... See full summary »

Director: James Young | Stars: Clara Kimball Young, James Young, Mrs. E.M. Kimball, Robert Gaillard

5. Mairi: The Romance of a Highland Maiden (1913)

Drama, Short

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Director: Andrew Paterson | Stars: Evelyn Duguid, Jack Maguire, Dan Munro

6. The Heart of Midlothian (1914)

Drama

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A crofter's daughter has a child by an outlaw and is condemned to death when it is stolen by a midwife's mad daughter.

Director: Frank Wilson | Stars: Flora Morris, Violet Hopson, Alma Taylor, Stewart Rome

7. The Little Minister (1915)

Romance, Drama

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A Lord's fiancée poses as a gypsy and falls in love with the new minister.

Director: Percy Nash | Stars: Joan Ritz, Gregory Scott, Henry Vibart, Fay Davis

8. Kidnapped (I) (1917)

Short

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Director: George Terwilliger | Stars: Helen Greene, Earl Metcalfe

9. Kilties Three (1918)

Drama, War

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In Edinburgh a foundry owner weds a German spy's widow who becomes a nurse.

Director: Maurice Sandground | Stars: Bob Reed, Rowland Hill, Robert Vallis, Ernest Esdaile

10. The Little Minister (1921)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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In 1840 Scotland, a young lass named Babbie revels in the country life and frolics with the locals, simple weavers whose livelihood is threatened by increasing industrialization. When Lord ... See full summary »

Director: Penrhyn Stanlaws | Stars: Betty Compson, George Hackathorne, Edwin Stevens, Nigel Barrie

Votes: 20

11. Rob Roy (1922)

Adventure

7.8
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A clan chief seeks revenge on the jealous Duke who outlawed him.

Director: W.P. Kellino | Stars: David Hawthorne, Gladys Jennings, Simeon Stuart, Wallace Bosco

Votes: 23

12. The Little Minister (1922)

Drama

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Director: David Smith | Stars: Alice Calhoun, James Morrison, Henry Hebert, Alberta Lee

13. Bonnie Prince Charlie (1923)

Biography, Drama, History

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In the Jacobite Rising of 1745, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie leads an insurrection to overthrow the Protestant House of Hanover and restore his family, the Catholic branch of the House of Stuart, to the British throne.

Director: Charles Calvert | Stars: Gladys Cooper, Ivor Novello, Hugh Miller, A.B. Imeson

14. The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots (1923)

Drama, History

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The Dauphin's widow weds a lord and is executed for plotting against the queen.

Director: Denison Clift | Stars: Fay Compton, Gerald Ames, Ivan Samson, John Stuart

16. Putting Pants on Philip (1927)

19 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Pompous J. Piedmont Mumblethunder, greets his nephew from Scotland, who arrives in kilts. He is immediately taken to a tailor for a pair of proper pants.

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chester A. Bachman, Don Bailey

Votes: 619

17. Annie Laurie (1927)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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The story of the famous battle between the Scots clans of Macdonald and Campbell, and the young woman who comes between them, Annie Laurie.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Lillian Gish, Norman Kerry, Creighton Hale, Joseph Striker

Votes: 299

18. The Black Watch (1929)

Passed | 93 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on a secret mission to rescue British ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence, David Rollins

Votes: 197

19. The Loves of Robert Burns (1930)

96 min | Biography, Musical

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Biography of the ploughboy poet.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Joseph Hislop, Dorothy Seacombe, Eve Gray, Nancy Price

20. 7 Till 5 (1933)

12 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 69

21. Strike! (1934)

69 min | Drama

6.0
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David Barr is the manager and chief designer of a British shipyard (when we still built ships). The shipyard is in financial trouble but Barr has a design for a new ship that will save them... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Leslie Banks, Carol Goodner, Frank Vosper, Alfred Drayton

Votes: 192

22. The Little Minister (1934)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new "little minister" of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, John Beal, Alan Hale, Donald Crisp

Votes: 559

23. The Ghost Goes West (1935)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick, where it will be put it back together. The castle though is ... See full summary »

Director: René Clair | Stars: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 1,364

24. The 39 Steps (1935)

Not Rated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

Votes: 43,353

25. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

Votes: 1,915

26. Storm in a Teacup (1937)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter.

Directors: Ian Dalrymple, Victor Saville | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Cecil Parker, Sara Allgood

Votes: 603

27. The Edge of the World (1937)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.4
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A way of life is dying on an Outer Hebridean island fishing port, but some of the inhabitants resist evacuating to the mainland.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystall, John Laurie, Eric Berry

Votes: 1,368

28. Wee Willie Winkie (1937)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Family

7.1
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Priscilla Williams is a young girl traveling with her mother, Joyce, to join her paternal grandfather, a British army colonel, at the post he commands in northern India. Upon arrival, they ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, C. Aubrey Smith, June Lang

Votes: 1,112

29. Kidnapped (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In 1747, young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle Ebenezer who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | Stars: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 220

30. Marigold (1938)

Drama

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Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Sophie Stewart, Patrick Barr, Phyllis Dare, Edward Chapman

31. Mony a Pickle (1938)

11 min | Animation, Short

5.8
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A film advocating thrift by use of the Post Office Savings Bank.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Richard Massingham, Norman McLaren

Votes: 50

32. The Spy in Black (1939)

77 min | Thriller, War

7.0
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Votes: 1,485

33. The Heart of a Queen (1940)

103 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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While awaiting her unjust execution at the hands of the treacherous Queen Elizabeth I, the tragic Mary Stuart reflects at the series of cruel political machinations that set up her path to the scaffold.

Director: Carl Froelich | Stars: Zarah Leander, Willy Birgel, Maria Koppenhöfer, Lotte Koch

Votes: 58

34. Bombsight Stolen (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Allied spies and Nazi agents insinuate themselves at a Scottish cottage (converted to a wartime hospital) with interests on an inventor's nearly perfected bomb sight.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim, Jeanne De Casalis, Carla Lehmann

Votes: 790

35. The Ghost of St. Michael's (1941)

82 min | Comedy

7.2
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Will Hay, back in his role as a hapless teacher, is hired by a grim school in remotest Scotland. The school soon starts to be haunted by a legendary ghost, whose spectral bagpipes signal ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Claude Hulbert, Felix Aylmer, Raymond Huntley

Votes: 317

36. Shining Victory (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

7.6
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In a Scottish sanitarium, a brilliant research psychiatrist works on a treatment for dementia precox. He falls for his altruistic female lab assistant and they begin a passionate tragic relationship.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: James Stephenson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Crisp, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 428

37. A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle (1942)

102 min | Drama

7.2
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James Brodie (Robert Newton) is the only hatter in a small area in Scotland. Ruthless in business as well as at home, he is a tyrant to his family and intimidating to everyone he knows. But... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Robert Newton, Deborah Kerr, James Mason, Emlyn Williams

Votes: 212

38. The Shipbuilders (1943)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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A generation of shipbuilders is nearly wiped out by the Great Depression, but a second Great War gets them back to work.

Director: John Baxter | Stars: Clive Brook, Morland Graham, Nell Ballantyne, Finlay Currie

Votes: 25

39. On Approval (1944)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

7.3
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Two wealthy Victorian widows are courted tentatively by two impoverished British aristocrats. When one of the dowagers suggests that her beau go away with her for a month to see if they are compatible, the fireworks begin.

Director: Clive Brook | Stars: Clive Brook, Beatrice Lillie, Googie Withers, Roland Culver

Votes: 485

40. 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney, Walter Hudd

Votes: 6,474

41. The Body Snatcher (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell, Edith Atwater

Votes: 6,693

42. The Green Years (1946)

Approved | 127 min | Drama

7.1
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An orphaned young boy is guided by his great-grandfather and strives to go to university to become a doctor. However, the boy's harsh grandfather stands in his way.

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Charles Coburn, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 594

43. The Silver Darlings (1947)

84 min | Drama

5.9
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Set on the rugged north-east coast of Scotland in the 1800s, Catrine is the wife of a dispossessed farmer who hates his new life as a herring fisherman. When he is press-ganged by the Royal Navy, she must face life without him.

Director: Clarence Elder | Stars: Norman Williams, Christopher Capon, Murdo Morrison, Helen Shingler

Votes: 58

44. The Brothers (1947)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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The MacFarishes and the Macraes are lifelong enemies living on a remote island in the Western Isles of Scotland. Mary Lawson is a Scottish orphan brought up in a convent who arrives on the ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Patricia Roc, Will Fyffe, Maxwell Reed, Finlay Currie

Votes: 80

45. Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)

Passed | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.1
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In the Jacobite Rising of 1745, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie leads an insurrection to overthrow the Protestant House of Hanover and restore his family, the Catholic branch of the House of Stuart, to the British throne.

Directors: Anthony Kimmins, Alexander Korda | Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Morland Graham, John Laurie

Votes: 167

46. Kidnapped (1948)

81 min | Adventure

6.1
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In Scotland in 1752, the 17-year-old David Balfour is cheated out of his birthright by his evil uncle Ebenezer.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Sue England, Dan O'Herlihy, Roland Winters

Votes: 139

47. Macbeth (1948)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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In 11th century Scotland, nobleman Macbeth and his wife plot to murder the king and usurp the throne in order to fulfill an evil prophecy made by three witches.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 5,133

48. Challenge to Lassie (1949)

G | 76 min | Drama, Family

6.3
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When Lassie's master dies, an old friend tries to convince a judge that the dog's life should be spared.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, Geraldine Brooks, Reginald Owen

Votes: 426

49. Floodtide (1949)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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David Shields decides to become a ship designer instead of following the family tradition and entering farming.

Director: Frederick Wilson | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie, Jack Lambert

Votes: 43

50. The Secret of St. Ives (1949)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.7
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Anatole de Keroual is captured by the British in the Napoleonic war and imprisoned in the dungeon of Edinburgh Castle with six companions. Floria Gilchrist, coveted by the fortress ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Richard Ney, Vanessa Brown, Henry Daniell, Edgar Barrier

Votes: 30

51. Whisky Galore (1949)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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Scottish islanders try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a stranded ship.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton

Votes: 3,945

52. The Gorbals Story (1950)

74 min | Drama

4.4
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1950. Drama. Stars Howard Connell & Russell Hunter. A Merton Park Studios Production. A young artist is almost driven to murder from the pressures of living in the Glasgow slum area.

Director: David MacKane | Stars: Howard Connell, Marjorie Thomson, Betty Henderson, Roddy McMillan

Votes: 31

53. 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

54. Flesh and Blood (1951)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, Joan Greenwood, André Morell

Votes: 25

55. Happy Go Lovely (1951)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness. An ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: David Niven, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Bobby Howes

Votes: 573

56. You're Only Young Twice (1952)

81 min | Comedy

6.1
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Ada Shore is mistaken for a new secretary, she brings a breath of fresh air to the traditional university.

Director: Terry Bishop | Stars: Duncan Macrae, Joseph Tomelty, Patrick Barr, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 68

57. Scotch on the Rocks (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A parliamentary delegation is sent to a remote community in the Scottish Highlands where the residents are protesting at their poor links with the outside world. After a few days amongst ... See full summary »

Director: John Eldridge | Stars: Ronald Squire, Kathleen Ryan, Raymond Huntley, Sebastian Shaw

Votes: 95

58. Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.6
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The wartime adventures of Scotish highland leader Rob Roy MacGregor during the reign of King George I in the 18th century.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough

Votes: 338

59. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.6
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Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

Votes: 1,167

60. Brigadoon (1954)

Passed | 108 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse, Elaine Stewart

Votes: 6,287

61. High and Dry (1954)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy

7.1
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An American businessman in Scotland is conned into shipping a valuable load of cargo to a Scottish island via a coal powered boat.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Paul Douglas, Alex Mackenzie, James Copeland, Abe Barker

Votes: 900

62. Trouble in the Glen (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

5.6
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Major Jim "Lance" Lansing, an American ex-pilot of the U.S. Air Corps, returns to Scotland after the war and finds much trouble in the glen where he settles because of the high-handed ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Orson Welles, Forrest Tucker, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 209

63. A Man Called Peter (1955)

Approved | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.2
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The rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing, to New York seminary, time in Atlanta churches, his marriage, appointment as chaplain of the US Senate, and early death at 46. Based on real events.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond

Votes: 815

64. Wee Geordie (1955)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Geordie is a Scots lad sent to the Melbourne Olympics to represent Britain in Hammer-Throwing. He insists on wearing his kilt...

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Bill Travers, Alastair Sim, Paul Young, Norah Gorsen

Votes: 626

65. Quentin Durward (1955)

Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
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A Scottish knight in France to facilitate a marriage between a rich and beautiful countess and his aging uncle becomes involved in court intrigue.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Kay Kendall, Robert Morley, George Cole

Votes: 751

66. Mad Little Island (1958)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

6.1
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Inhabitants of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base.

Director: Michael Relph | Stars: Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden, Roland Culver, Catherine Lacey

Votes: 112

67. The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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Angela Barrows, an accomplished business analyst from the US, attempts to contemporise the late MacPherson's tweed factory, shaking the very foundation of a men-only company.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark

Votes: 943

68. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Votes: 12,759 | Gross: $10.00M

69. The 39 Steps (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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In London, a diplomat accidentally becomes involved in the death of a British agent who's after a spy ring that covets British military secrets.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda de Banzie, Barry Jones

Votes: 1,444

70. The Bridal Path (1959)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy

6.9
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Based on a novel by Nigel Tranter, The Bridal Path is a light-hearted look at the somewhat unfortunate results that can come of the continued marrying of fairly close cousins in a ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Bill Travers, Bernadette O'Farrell, George Cole, Duncan Macrae

Votes: 190

71. Kidnapped (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In Scotland in 1751, young David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Peter Finch, James MacArthur, Bernard Lee, John Laurie

Votes: 1,022

72. Night Train for Inverness (1960)

69 min | Drama

6.3
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7-year old Ted has diabetes. When he leaves the hospital, the doctor tells his mother Ann not to forget the insulin injections twice a day, which for Ted is a matter of life and death. At ... See full summary »

Director: Ernest Morris | Stars: Norman Wooland, Jane Hylton, Dennis Waterman, Silvia Francis

Votes: 42

73. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.1
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In 1828 Scotland, Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Knox does medical research on cadavers he buys from murderers Burke and Hare, without questioning the unethical procurement methods.

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

Votes: 1,220

74. Tunes of Glory (1960)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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Major Jock Sinclair has been in this Highland regiment since he joined as a boy piper. During the Second World War, as Second-in-Command, he was made acting Commanding Officer. Now the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Dennis Price

Votes: 2,782

75. Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)

Approved | 87 min | Family, Drama

7.4
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Scotland, 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye Terrier Bobby go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by ... See full summary »

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith, Alex Mackenzie, Duncan Macrae

Votes: 939

76. Seawards the Great Ships (1961)

28 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Documentary about shipbuilding on the Clyde. In 1960, Glasgow and other towns and ports on the River Clyde, on the west coast of Scotland, were still one of the world's great centres of ... See full summary »

Director: Hilary Harris | Stars: Bryden Murdoch, Kenneth Kendall

Votes: 45

77. What a Whopper (1961)

90 min | Comedy

5.3
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A writer attempts to raise some cash by writing a book about the Loch Ness Monster. No publisher will take it because they all think there isn't really a monster. The writer and some of his... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Adam Faith, Sidney James, Carole Lesley, Terence Longdon

Votes: 143

78. The Battle of Culloden (1964 TV Movie)

69 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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A reconstruction of the Battle of Culloden, the last battle to take place on British soil, as if modern TV cameras were present.

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Tony Cosgrove, Olivier Espitalier-Noel, Don Fairservice, George McBean

Votes: 1,137

79. Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968)

Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Roy Castle

Votes: 3,699

80. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 7,237

81. Schüsse unterm Galgen (1968)

107 min | Western

6.6
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In Scotland in 1751, young David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats.

Director: Horst Seemann | Stars: Werner Kanitz, Alena Procházková, Thomas Weisgerber, Herwart Grosse

Votes: 7

82. Kidnapped (1971)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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In 18th century Scotland, during the Jacobite Rebellion, David Balfour claims his inheritance from his uncle who has him shanghaied on a ship where David meets fugitive Jacobite rebel Alan Breck.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Lawrence Douglas, Vivien Heilbron

Votes: 863

83. Macbeth (1971)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler

Votes: 10,616

84. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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During the sixteenth century, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots engages in over two decades of religious and political conflict with her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, amidst political intrigue in her native land.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 3,358

85. When Eight Bells Toll (1971)

GP | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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In a vein similar to James Bond movies, British Agent Philip Calvert is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the coast of Scotland.

Director: Etienne Périer | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jack Hawkins, Robert Morley, Nathalie Delon

Votes: 1,477

86. Burke & Hare (1972)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.5
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Two men go into business supplying medical colleges with cadavers by robbing graves.

Director: Vernon Sewell | Stars: Paul Luty, Roy Macready, Derren Nesbitt, Susan Coates

Votes: 275

87. My Childhood (1972)

46 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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The second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Jean Taylor Smith, Karl Fieseler

Votes: 876

88. My Ain Folk (1973)

55 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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Jamie and Tommy are separated by the death of their grandmother; Jamie with another relative and Tommy to a welfare home. Now Jamie is all alone and his life is not at all happy taken over by silence, rejection and violence.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Jean Taylor Smith, Bernard McKenna

Votes: 633

89. The Wicker Man (1973)

R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.

Director: Robin Hardy | Stars: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland

Votes: 53,308 | Gross: $0.06M

90. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil (1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Drama documentary adaptation of John McGrath's play staged by the 7:84 theatre company dealing with the exploitation of the Scottish people throughout history, from the brutal evictions of ... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: John Bett, David MacLennan, Dolina MacLennan, Elizabeth MacLennan

Votes: 29

91. The Great McGonagall (1975)

PG | 95 min | Biography, Comedy

5.1
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William Topaz McGonagall, the world's greateset poet. Unfortunately the whole of the rest of the world disagreed. His talent made him a sort of Victorian Chris Evans but without the cash.

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Julia Foster, John Bluthal

Votes: 194

92. Long Shot (1978)

85 min | Drama

5.7
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Filmed around the 1977 Edinburgh Film Festival, Long Shot is a deadpan satire about the trials and tribulations of British independent filmmaking.

Director: Maurice Hatton | Stars: Charles Gormley, Neville Smith, Ann Zelda, David Stone

Votes: 34

93. My Way Home (1978)

71 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Paul Kermack, Jessie Combe, William Carrol

Votes: 536

94. The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)

PG | 102 min | Crime, History, Mystery

6.6
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In March 1914, a mining engineer named Richard Hannay tries to prevent Prussian agents from executing a political assassination designed to trigger World War I.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Robert Powell, David Warner, Eric Porter, Karen Dotrice

Votes: 1,769

95. A Sense of Freedom (1979)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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The life and imprisonment of Glasgow hard man and gangster Jimmy Boyle.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: David Hayman, Jake D'Arcy, Sean Scanlan, Alex Norton

Votes: 349

96. That Sinking Feeling (1979)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea. He has noticed that stainless steel sinks are worth a lot of money ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Tom Mannion, Eddie Burt, Richard Demarco, Alex Mackenzie

Votes: 705

97. Burning Rubber (1981)

85 min | Action

4.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Norman Cohen | Stars: Olivia Pascal, Alan Longmuir, Sascha Hehn, Stuart 'Woody' Wood

Votes: 31

98. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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78 Metascore

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers

Votes: 44,745 | Gross: $58.97M

99. Gregory's Girl (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Gregory is a normal teen who is infatuated with a classmate. He must work to win her affection.

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: John Gordon Sinclair, Dee Hepburn, Jake D'Arcy, Clare Grogan

Votes: 6,376

100. The Dollar Bottom (1981)

G | 33 min | Short

6.7
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Light-hearted tale about an enterprising Edinburgh boarding school boy who sets up an insurance scheme for fellow pupils in 1953 against getting caned, which quickly earns him a small fortune

Director: Roger Christian | Stars: Robert Urquhart, Rikki Fulton, Jonathan McNeil, Angus Kittler Reid

Votes: 33