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1. 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.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond

Votes: 460,362 | Gross: $127.49M

2. 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.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Milla Jovovich

Votes: 88,664 | Gross: $20.32M

3. The Others (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Fantasy, Horror, 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.

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

Votes: 269,177 | Gross: $96.47M

4. The Longest Day (1962)

G | 178 min | 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.

Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda

Votes: 43,338

5. 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.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Bam Margera

Votes: 56,694 | Gross: $72.76M

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.

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

Votes: 64,130 | Gross: $4.04M

7. 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 to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the UK.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 16,122

8. Possession (2002)

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

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.

Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Aaron Eckhart, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle

Votes: 11,644 | Gross: $10.10M

9. Stairway to Heaven (1946)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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

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

Votes: 13,692

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.

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

Votes: 5,730

11. Russian Dolls (2005)

Unrated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 16,679 | Gross: $0.32M

12. A Summer's Tale (1996)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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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 »

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

Votes: 4,187 | Gross: $0.20M

13. On a Clear Day (2005)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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.

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

Votes: 2,782 | Gross: $0.19M

14. 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.

Director: Alex Holmes | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Simon Russell Beale, Clive Brunt, Phil Cornwell

Votes: 276

15. Immortality (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.

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

Votes: 5,032 | Gross: $0.02M

16. 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 warring parties in WW2, the British and the Germans. working ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Gert Fröbe

Votes: 1,512

17. The Land Girls (1998)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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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.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Rachel Weisz, Anna Friel, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 1,595 | Gross: $0.15M

18. 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.

Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Greg Wise

Votes: 2,418

19. The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

Not Rated | 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.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams

Votes: 1,758

20. Lucan (2013 TV Movie)

63 min | Crime

6.8
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A two-part drama about infamous aristocrat Lord Lucan, who mysteriously disappeared in 1974 after being accused of murdering his children's nanny.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Paul Freeman, Matthew Flynn, Rory Kinnear, Christopher Eccleston

Votes: 234

21. 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 »

Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana, Derya Ayverdi

Votes: 5,975 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Mozart's Sister (2010)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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71 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 1,221 | Gross: $0.71M

23. Sea Devils (1953)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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Gilliat,a fisherman/smuggler is in jail, and is offered a pardon, if he undertakes a mission to sail to France to rescue Douchette, an English agent, whose cover has been blown,and who has now been jailed. Gilliat accepts the challenge.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Rock Hudson, Maxwell Reed, Denis O'Dea

Votes: 345

24. Brandy for the Parson (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.8
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A young couple get involved with a smuggler.

Director: John Eldridge | Stars: James Donald, Kenneth More, Jean Lodge, Frederick Piper

Votes: 90

25. Blackout (1940)

80 min | Adventure, Romance

7.0
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Early in World War II, Danish sea captain Andersen, delayed in a British port, tangles with German spies.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Hay Petrie, Joss Ambler

Votes: 796

26. 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 »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Suzanne Flon, Gabrielle Dorziat

Votes: 1,613

27. Lloyd's of London (1936)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew, Guy Standing

Votes: 704

28. 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 »

Director: Marion Vernoux | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yvan Attal, Charles Berling, Thibault de Montalembert

Votes: 557

29. All at Sea (1957)

87 min | Comedy

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

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Alec Guinness, Harry Locke, Frederick Piper, Fred Griffiths

Votes: 631

30. 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.

Director: John Henderson | Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Leo Bill, Derek Jacobi, Rosanna Lavelle

Votes: 787 | Gross: $0.15M

31. The House of Secrets (1936)

Passed | 70 min | Mystery

5.1
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Two men stumble into an old mansion, and get involved with a crazed scientist, torture chambers and sinister medical experiments.

Director: Roland D. Reed | Stars: Leslie Fenton, Muriel Evans, Noel Madison, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 181

32. The Navy Lark (1959)

82 min | Comedy

6.9
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Film version of a popular BBC radio show about the incompetent crew of a Royal Navy ship.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Cecil Parker, Ronald Shiner, Leslie Phillips, Elvi Hale

Votes: 59

33. Atlantic Wall (1970)

107 min | War, Comedy

5.8
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Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Bourvil, Peter McEnery, Sophie Desmarets, Jean Poiret

Votes: 539

34. We Will Go to Deauville (1962)

91 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 122

35. Ask a Policeman (1939)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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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.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Glennis Lorimer

Votes: 587

36. For Those in Peril (1944)

77 min | Drama, War

6.8
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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.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: David Farrar, Ralph Michael, Robert Wyndham, John Slater

Votes: 51

37. The Green Carnation (1954)

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 »

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

Votes: 16

38. Tunneling the Channel (1907)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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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

Votes: 356

39. She Shall Have Music (1935)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.7
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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 »

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Jack Hylton, June Clyde, Claude Dampier, Brian Lawrance

Votes: 14

40. Secret Venture (1955)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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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.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Kent Taylor, Jane Hylton, Kathleen Byron, Karel Stepanek

41. Tyrant of the Sea (1950)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure, War

6.1
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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 »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Rhys Williams, Ron Randell, Valentine Perkins, Doris Lloyd

Votes: 7

42. The First World War (1934)

Approved | 78 min | 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 »

Star: Pedro de Cordoba

Votes: 5

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

Documentary, War

7.5
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Documentary, composed of archive material about the preparations and execution of the landing of Allied troops in Normandy.

Director: John Doukas | Stars: Queen Elizabeth II, Harry Secombe, Omar N. Bradley, Neville Chamberlain

Votes: 13

44. Swimmer Take All (1952)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 25

45. 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 »

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

46. A Hole in the Sea (1994)

30 min | Documentary

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Director: Richard Leacock

47. The English Channel Swim (1925)

Animation, Short, Comedy

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Director: Paul Terry

48. 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 »

Director: Edward Montagne | Star: Dwight Weist

49. Linkspan (1956)

25 min | Short

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Director: Michael Clarke

50. Blériot traverse la Manche (1909)

Documentary, Short

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Star: Louis Blériot