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1.
Desirable (1934)
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A man meets the daughter of his lover and they begin to fall in love. (68 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
 
2.
O.S.S. (1946)
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During WW2, the O.S.S. sends teams of spies and saboteurs in Nazi-occupied France. (105 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
3.
Enchantment (1948)
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Uncle Rollo finally retires to the house he was brought up in. Lost in thoughts of his lost love, Lark... (100 mins.)
Director: Irving Reis
 
4.
Night World (1932)
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Story of the goings-on at a Prohibition-era nightclub. (58 mins.)
Director: Hobart Henley
 
5.
Lucky Partners (1940)
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Two strangers share a sweepstakes ticket and then embark on an "imaginary" honeymoon with their "winnings". (99 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
6.
The Prestige (2006)
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After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other. (130 mins.)
 
7.
Second Honeymoon (1937)
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Newly remarried woman finds her businessman husband boring and runs into her wealthy playboy first husband. (84 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
8.
The Cross of Lorraine (1943)
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A group of French soldiers during WWII are captured by Nazis troops and sent to a military prison. There they will have to make use of his best resources to keep alive... and sane, while at the same time scheming a way out. (90 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
9.
Mud (2012)
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Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. (130 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
10.
Random Harvest (1942)
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An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life. (126 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
11.
Oblivion (2013)
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A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. (124 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
 
12.
Hobson's Choice (1954)
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Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker, a widower and a tyrannical father of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements. (108 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
13.
Great Expectations (1946)
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. (118 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
14.
The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1950)
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In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt... (97 mins.)
 
15.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
 
16.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
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A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War. (120 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
17.
A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
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A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is, only to find the killer is very close to her. (96 mins.)
Director: Brett Donowho
 
18.
A Home of Our Own (1993)
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The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north... (104 mins.)
Director: Tony Bill
 
19.
Death at a Funeral (2007)
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Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family. (87 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
20.
Frost/Nixon (2008)
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A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. (122 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
21.
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004 TV Series)
Episode: A Pocket Full of Rye (2008)
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A detestable businessman is murdered while at work, and a handful of rye is found in his pockets. Soon after, members of his household fall victim to a killer intent on recreating scenes from a popular nursery rhyme. (93 mins.)
 
22.
In My Father's Den (2004)
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A disillusioned war journalist's return home is blighted when he becomes implicated in the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl he has befriended. (127 mins.)
Director: Brad McGann
 
23.
Ripper Street (2012 TV Series)
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The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper. (59 mins.)
 
24.
Any Human Heart (2010 TV Series)
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A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
 
25.
The Pillars of the Earth (2010 Mini-Series)
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Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. (60 mins.)
 
26.
Secret Life (2007 TV Movie)
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Secret life follows the story of a pedophile who's trying to fix his life after prison, struggles with therapy and his urge for pre-teen girls. (70 mins.)
Director: Rowan Joffe
 
27.
Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial (2006 Mini-Series)
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Profiles on the major defendants of the Nuremberg war crimes trials. (180 mins.)
 
28.
The Way We Live Now (2001 Mini-Series)
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At the center of the story is Augustus Melmotte, a European-born city financier, whose origins are as mysterious as his business dealings... (300 mins.)
 
29.
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
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After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail. (152 mins.)
 
30.
Maybe Baby (2000)
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A comedy about a couple (Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson) who are trying to conceive a child. (104 mins.)
Director: Ben Elton
 
31.
Arbitrage (2012)
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A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help. (107 mins.)
 
32.
Perfect Strangers (2001 Mini-Series)
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Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected. (238 mins.)
 
33.
Anna Karenina (2012)
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In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
 
34.
The Three Musketeers (2011)
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The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war. (110 mins.)
 
35.
MI-5 (2002 TV Series)
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization. (60 mins.)
 
36.
The Project (2002 TV Movie)
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In 1992 a group of labour activists, Paul, Maggie and Irne, are dismayed by yet another Labour defeat to a Conservative Government... (220 mins.)
Director: Peter Kosminsky
 
37.
Criminal Justice (2008 TV Series)
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Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband. (584 mins.)
 
38.
The Way Way Back (2013)
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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. (103 mins.)
Director: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
 
39.
Plymouth Adventure (1952)
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Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (105 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown