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1. The Three Musketeers (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.8
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35 Metascore

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.

Writers: Alex Litvak, Andrew Davies, Alexandre Dumas père | Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Milla Jovovich

2. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.8
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70 Metascore

Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

Writers: Eric Roth, Robin Swicord, F. Scott Fitzgerald | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond

3. The Others (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

Writer: Alejandro Amenábar | Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

4. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle vs. the Nazi Germany Air Force for control of British air space to prevent a Nazi invasion of Britain.

Writers: James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, Derek Dempster, Derek Wood | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

5. The Longest Day (1962)

G | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Writers: Cornelius Ryan, Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall, Jack Seddon | Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda

6. Three Colors: Red (1994)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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Final entry in a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns a model who discovers her neighbour is keen on invading people's privacy.

Writers: Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz | Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit

7. Possession (2002)

PG-13 | 102 min | Romance, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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52 Metascore

A pair of literary sleuths unearth the amorous secret of two Victorian poets only to find themselves falling under a passionate spell.

Writers: A.S. Byatt, David Henry Hwang, Laura Jones, Neil LaBute | Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Aaron Eckhart, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle

8. Russian Dolls (2005)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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67 Metascore

Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.

Writer: Cédric Klapisch | Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Romain Duris, Kelly Reilly, Audrey Tautou, Cécile De France

9. Jackass Number Two (2006)

R | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.1
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66 Metascore

Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.

Writers: Jeff Tremaine, Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, Preston Lacy | Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Bam Margera

10. Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (1965)

G | 138 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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Sabotage efforts damage an international air race.

Writers: Jack Davies, Ken Annakin | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Alberto Sordi

11. Stairway to Heaven (1946)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.1
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Writers: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

12. The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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58 Metascore

Vampire in London is searching for the ideal woman to redeem him.

Writer: Paul Hoffman | Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Jude Law, Elina Löwensohn, Timothy Spall, Jack Davenport

13. On a Clear Day (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.0
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62 Metascore

Frank determines to salvage his self-esteem and tackle his demons by attempting the ultimate test of endurance - swimming the English Channel.

Writer: Alex Rose | Director: Gaby Dellal | Stars: Peter Mullan, Brenda Blethyn, Billy Boyd, Sean McGinley

14. Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.2
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Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.

Writers: C.S. Forester, Niall Leonard | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Greg Wise

15. Lloyd's of London (1936)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Pascal, Walter Ferris, Curtis Kenyon | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew, Guy Standing

16. A Summer's Tale (1996)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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91 Metascore

A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Rohmer | Director: Eric Rohmer | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon, Aurelia Nolin

17. The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name.

Writers: Eric Ambler, Hammond Innes | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams

18. Welcome (I) (2009)

110 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches ... See full summary »

Writers: Philippe Lioret, Emmanuel Courcol, Olivier Adam, Serge Frydman, Simone Chiossi | Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana, Derya Ayverdi

19. Green Dolphin Street (1947)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Elizabeth Goudge | Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

20. Triple Cross (1966)

PG | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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Loosely based on a true story, Christopher Plummer plays British bank robber Eddie Chapman who finds himself caught between the waring parties in WW2, the British and the Germans. working ... See full summary »

Writers: René Hardy, Frank Owen, William Marchant | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Gert Fröbe

21. Mozart's Sister (2010)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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71 Metascore

A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.

Writer: René Féret | Director: René Féret | Stars: Marie Féret, Marc Barbé, Delphine Chuillot, David Moreau

22. A Monkey in Winter (1962)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war,... See full summary »

Writers: Michel Audiard, Antoine Blondin, François Boyer | Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Suzanne Flon, Gabrielle Dorziat

23. The Land Girls (1998)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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Three young women from very different walks of life join the women's land army during World War II and are sent to work together on a farm in Dorset and the experience changes their lives forever.

Writers: Angela Huth, Keith Dewhurst, David Leland | Director: David Leland | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Rachel Weisz, Anna Friel, Steven Mackintosh

24. Love, etc. (1996)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A triangle: love, obsession, and choice. Pierre, a ladies' man who has little cash and no fixed residence, describes his best friend Benoît as the world's oldest 32-year-old. The shy, ... See full summary »

Writers: Dodine Herry, Marion Vernoux, Julian Barnes | Director: Marion Vernoux | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yvan Attal, Charles Berling, Thibault de Montalembert

25. Dunkirk (2004 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.5
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A dramatised documentary about the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in May 1940.

Writers: Alex Holmes, Neil McKay, Lisa Osborne | Director: Alex Holmes | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Simon Russell Beale, Clive Brunt, Phil Cornwell

26. All at Sea (1957)

87 min | Comedy

7.1
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A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition.

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Alec Guinness, Irene Browne, Maurice Denham, Percy Herbert

27. Blackout (1940)

80 min | Adventure, Romance

7.1
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Early in World War II, Danish sea captain Andersen, delayed in a British port, tangles with German spies.

Writers: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell, Brock Williams | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Hay Petrie, Joss Ambler

28. Ask a Policeman (1939)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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The mirthful adventures of Police-Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables, Albert Brown and Jeremiah Harbottle, who stage a fabricated crime-wave to save their jobs---and then find themselves involved in the real thing.

Writers: Sidney Gilliat, Marriott Edgar, Val Guest | Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Glennis Lorimer

29. Two Men Went to War (2002)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, War, Drama

6.7
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57 Metascore

Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.

Writers: Richard Everett, Raymond Foxall, Christopher Villiers | Director: John Henderson | Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Leo Bill, Derek Jacobi, Rosanna Lavelle

30. The House of Secrets (1936)

Passed | 70 min | Mystery

5.2
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Two men stumble into an old mansion, and get involved with a crazed scientist, torture chambers and sinister medical experiments.

Writers: Sydney Horler, John W. Krafft | Director: Roland D. Reed | Stars: Leslie Fenton, Muriel Evans, Noel Madison, Sidney Blackmer

31. We Will Go to Deauville (1962)

91 min

5.6
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Writers: Francis Rigaud, Claude Viriot, Jacques Vilfrid | Director: Francis Rigaud | Stars: Michel Serrault, Louis de Funès, Claude Brasseur, Pascale Roberts

32. Atlantic Wall (1970)

107 min | War, Comedy

5.7
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Writers: Marcel Jullian, Colonel Rémy, Marcel Camus | Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Bourvil, Peter McEnery, Sophie Desmarets, Jean Poiret

33. Brandy for the Parson (1952)

Approved | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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A young couple get involved with a smuggler.

Writers: Geoffrey Household, Walter Meade, John Dighton | Director: John Eldridge | Stars: James Donald, Kenneth More, Jean Lodge, Frederick Piper

34. For Those in Peril (1944)

77 min | Drama, War

6.7
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A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up downed pilots and taking them to safety.

Writers: T.E.B. Clarke, Richard Hillary, J.O.C. Orton, Harry Watt | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: David Farrar, Ralph Michael, Robert Wyndham, John Slater

35. The Green Carnation (1955)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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International crook Wolf Frees and his partner, Percy Herbert, steal the "Green Buddah," a priceless eastern-art object, while it is on a display-exhibition in London. Frees double-crosses ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Erickson | Director: John Lemont | Stars: Wayne Morris, Mary Germaine, Marcia Ashton, Mary Merrall

36. Secret Venture (1955)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.6
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An American is visiting Britain and finds himself in possession of a briefcase full of secret documents that the spies of many different countries seem determined to get.

Writers: Paul Erickson, Kenneth R. Hayles | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Kent Taylor, Jane Hylton, Kathleen Byron, Karel Stepanek

37. Tyrant of the Sea (1950)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure, War

6.4
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In 1803, the only thing standing between Napoleon and his plan of world domination is England and the British Navy. The admiralty, learning that Napoleon has assembled an invasion fleet ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Libott, Frank Burt | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Rhys Williams, Ron Randell, Valentine Perkins, Doris Lloyd

38. Tunneling the Channel (1907)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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SCENE I. At the Elysée Palace: The first scene is a sumptuous setting representing some state rooms of the beautiful residence in Paris of the President of France... See full synopsis »

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Fernande Albany, Jeanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

39. D-Day, 6th June 1944: The Official Story (1994 TV Movie)

Documentary, War

7.5
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Director: John Doukas | Stars: Queen Elizabeth II, Harry Secombe, Simon Fraser 17th Lord Lovat, Omar N. Bradley

40. She Shall Have Music (1935)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Millionaire shipbuilder Freddie Gates decides to publicize his ships by hiring Jack Hylton and his orchestra to broadcast from his yacht.. Brian Gates, Freddie's son, has a ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul England, Arthur Macrae, H. Fowler Mear, C. Denier Warren | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Jack Hylton, June Clyde, Claude Dampier, Brian Lawrance

41. The First World War (1934)

Approved | Documentary, War

8.8
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Produced by the Fox Movietone News arm of Fox Film Corporation and based on the book by Lawrence Stallings, this expanded newsreel, using stock-and-archive footage, tells the story of World... See full summary »

Writer: Laurence Stallings | Star: Pedro de Cordoba

42. Channel Swimmer (1952)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Adventure, Sport

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After her 1950 record-breaking swim of the English Channel over the "easy route" from France to England, England's Florence Chadwick, "Queen of the English Channel," began her diligent ... See full summary »

Writer: Earle Luby | Director: Joseph Walsh | Stars: Harry Wismer, Florence Chadwick

43. One Day (1916)

Passed | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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An assassination attempt if made on the life of Paul I, the infant King of Veseria, by Stefan, a henchman of Pavlovitch, the Regent, who wishes to take over the kingdom. Paul's bodyguard, ... See full summary »

Writer: Elinor Glyn | Director: Hal Clarendon | Stars: Jeanne Iver, Victor Sutherland, Bradley Barker, Robert Broderick

44. The English Channel Swim (1925)

Animation, Short, Comedy

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Director: Paul Terry

45. This Is America: Kilroy Returns (1949)

Approved | 18 min | Short, History, War

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Making use of 'Kilroy," World War II's famous G. I. who was everywhere and left his signature to prove it, this entry in RKO's "This is America" series accompanies "Mr. and Mrs. Kilroy" as ... See full summary »

Writer: Philip H. Reisman Jr. | Director: Edward Montagne | Star: Dwight Weist

46. Swimmer Take All (1952)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.5
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Popeye and Bluto are in a swimming race across the English Channel. As usual, Bluto has a million ways to cheat, and Popeye overcomes all of them to win. Some of the bits: Popeye's suit is ... See full summary »

Writers: Carl Meyer, Jack Mercer | Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

47. Linkspan (1956)

25 min | Short

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Writer: Stanley Goulder | Director: Michael Clarke

48. Latham tente une 2e fois la traversée de la Manche (1909)

Documentary, Short

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Star: Hubert Latham

49. A Hole in the Sea (1994)

Documentary

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Director: Richard Leacock

50. Blériot traverse la Manche (1909)

Documentary, Short

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Star: Louis Blériot