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1. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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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: 40,349 | Gross: $58.80M

2. Starter for 10 (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.

Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Joseph Friend

Votes: 17,105 | Gross: $0.21M

3. The Pirate Movie (1982)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

5.1
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The crew of a large ship sail the high seas encountering other pirates from other ships. The boy from the ship end up having saves his girlfriend who is kidnapped by a bunch of other pirates.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Votes: 3,355

4. The Pirates of Penzance (1983)

G | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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This movie is an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta of the same name, with parts of other of their operettas stirred in. Frederic has fallen in love with sweet innocent ... See full summary »

Director: Wilford Leach | Stars: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose

Votes: 2,506

5. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado".

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 10,020 | Gross: $6.20M

6. Making Love (1982)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.8
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A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin, Wendy Hiller

Votes: 1,896

7. Permanent Record (1988)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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When David Sinclair, a popular and talented high school student commits suicide, his best friend Chris takes over many of his responsibilities; from the school production of "HMS Pinafore" ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Silver | Stars: Alan Boyce, Keanu Reeves, Pamela Gidley, Michael Elgart

Votes: 1,439 | Gross: $1.89M

8. The Shooting Party (1985)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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While Europe stands on the brink of a World War in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

Votes: 1,107

9. The Mikado (1939)

Not Rated | 90 min | Musical, Comedy

6.7
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The son of the Mikado of Japan, a wandering minstrel, falls for a girl who is engaged to her guardian.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Kenny Baker, John Barclay, Martyn Green, Sydney Granville

Votes: 483

10. The Mikado (1983 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

6.6
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Escaping from a distasteful marriage, Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado, arrives in the town of Titipu - disguised as a musician. He has chosen Titipu because a beautiful girl, Yum-Yum, with... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Greenberg | Stars: William Conrad, Clive Revill, Kate Flowers, John Stewart

Votes: 78

11. The Virgin of Lust (2002)

151 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.6
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In Vera Cruz in the 1940s, Nacho, an Indian, waits tables at Don Lázaro's café at Hotel Ofélia. He falls for Lola, an opium-addicted, alcoholic whore who's hopelessly in love with Gardenia ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Luis Felipe Tovar, Ariadna Gil, Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Juan Diego

Votes: 311

12. Iolanthe (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Strephon, a shepherd (the son of a Fairy, Iolanthe, and a mortal), is in love with Phyllis, a shepherdess. He wants to marry her, but, although Phyllis also loves Strephon, she has a ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Derek Hammond-Stroud, Beverley Mills, Anne Collins, Alexander Oliver

Votes: 20

13. The Yeomen of the Guard (1982 TV Movie)

Musical

7.1
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Colonel Fairfax has been falsely accused of sorcery by a jealous relative who covets his estates and money. The Colonel is condemned to death for his 'crime' and waits in the Tower of ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Alfred Marks, Joel Grey, Elizabeth Gale, Claire Powell

Votes: 24

14. Lillian Russell (1940)

Approved | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.8
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Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by band leader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Henry Fonda, Edward Arnold

Votes: 294

15. The Pirates of Penzance (1994 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

8.1
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Directors: Peter Butler, Craig Schaefer | Stars: Jon English, Helen Donaldson, Toni Lamond, Derek Metzger

Votes: 108

16. The Mikado (I) (1987 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

7.6
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A staging of "The Mikado" set in an English country hotel during the 1920s.

Director: John Michael Phillips | Stars: Eric Idle, Lesley Garrett, Bonaventura Bottone, Richard Van Allan

Votes: 107

17. The Pirates of Penzance (1982 TV Movie)

98 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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As a young child, Frederic had been apprenticed to a pirate by mistake when he should have been apprenticed to a pilot. Now, having reached his 21st year, Frederic's indentures are at last ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Greenberg | Stars: Keith Michell, Alexander Oliver, Janis Kelly, Peter Allen

Votes: 67

18. Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)

Not Rated | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.2
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The common career of W.S. Gilbert,a barrister turned comic writer, and Arthur Sullivan, a classic composer turned converted against his will to light music, who wrote fourteen operettas between 1871 and 1896, to great public acclaim.

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: Robert Morley, Maurice Evans, Eileen Herlie, Martyn Green

Votes: 129

19. The Gondoliers (1990 TV Movie)

Comedy, Music

8.4
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After gondoliers, Marco and Giuseppe, marry their sweethearts Gianetta and Tessa, they are informed that one of them is really the King of Barataria. However, there is a problem - nobody ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Coombes | Stars: Robert Gard, Graeme Ewer, David Hobson, Roger Lemke

Votes: 18

20. The Mikado (1984 TV Movie)

150 min | Comedy, Musical

8.6
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In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Campbell | Stars: Gidon Saks, Henry Ingram, Eric Donkin, Richard McMillan

Votes: 99

21. H.M.S. Pinafore (1982 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

6.0
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Director: Rodney Greenberg | Stars: Peter Marshall, Frankie Howerd, Meryl Drower, Michael Bulman

Votes: 69

22. Ruddigore (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

5.9
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The Baronets of Ruddigore have been cursed by a witch. Each Baronet, in his turn, must commit a crime a day - or die in torture. To escape his dreadful fate, the latest Baronet, Sir Ruthven... See full summary »

Director: Barrie Gavin | Stars: Vincent Price, Keith Michell, John Treleaven, Donald Adams

Votes: 51

23. From Hare to Eternity (1997)

7 min | Family, Musical, Animation

5.8
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Pirate Yosemite Sam digs up a treasure chest which belongs to Bugs Bunny. Bugs boards Sam's ship and begins to heckle him. Bugs dresses as a singing mermaid, makes Sam walk the plank, and even makes Yosemite encounter a giant shark.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Frank Gorshin, Greg Burson

Votes: 138

24. Princess Ida (1982 TV Movie)

114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Princess Ida and Prince Hilarion were betrothed when the Prince was two years old and the Princess just one year old. Twenty years have now passed, and the time has come for Hilarion to ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Frank Gorshin, Neil Howlett, Laurence Dale, Bernard Dickerson

Votes: 30

25. The Cool Mikado (1963)

81 min | Musical

3.6
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Hank, the son of American judge Herbert Mikado, refuses to marry Katie Shaw, whom his father wishes him to marry, and so joins the army. He is stationed in Japan where he falls in love with a Tokyo art student, Yum-Yum.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Stubby Kaye, Mike Winters, Bernie Winters

Votes: 39

26. H.M.S. Pinafore (1997 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

8.4
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Directors: Peter Butler, Craig Schaefer | Stars: Jon English, Amanda Muggleton, Simon Gallaher, Rima Te Wiata

Votes: 50

27. The Mikado (1967)

122 min | Musical

7.1
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In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Donald Adams, Philip Potter, John Reed, Kenneth Sandford

Votes: 53

28. The Best of Gilbert and Sullivan (1983 Video)

Documentary, Comedy, Music

5.7
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The Victorian era musical stage team attend a modern concert in Albert Hall featuring the most famous songs of their career.

Director: Alan Birkinshaw | Stars: Peter Pratt, John Ayldon, Vivian Tierney, Geoffrey Shovelton

Votes: 11

29. The Sorcerer (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

7.1
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The villagers of Ploverleigh are celebrating the marriage of Alexis, son of Sir Marmaduke Poindextre, to Aline, daughter of Lady Sangazure, who just happens to be Sir Marmaduke's old flame.... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Clive Revill, David Kernan, Donald Adams, Nuala Willis

Votes: 22

30. The Pirates of Penzance (1985 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

7.6
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Director: Norman Campbell | Stars: Brent Carver, Jeff Hyslop, Caralyn Tomlin, Douglas Chamberlain

Votes: 60

31. The Gondoliers (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

8.4
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Marco and Giuseppe marry their sweethearts Gianetta and Tessa, but neither couple is allowed to leave for their honeymoon, because there is a problem. They are informed that one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Eric Shilling, Anne Collins, Francis Egerton, Tom McDonnell

Votes: 28

32. Girl on the Spot (1946)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Music, Romance

6.2
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Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Lois Collier, Jess Barker, George Dolenz, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 10

33. The Yeomen of the Guard (1978 TV Movie)

105 min | Musical

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Sergeant Meryll and his daughter connive to help free Colonel Fairfax, wrongly condemned to death for sorcerey, by helping him to escape and pretending that he is Leonard Meryll, the Sergeant's son.

Director: Stanley Doreman | Stars: Tommy Steele, Laureen Livingstone, Della Jones, Terry Jenkins

34. The Mikado (1996 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

7.9
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In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Butler, Craig Schaefer | Stars: Jon English, Derek Metzger, Terri Crouch, Bev Shean

Votes: 42

35. The Mikado (1992 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

7.6
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In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a ... See full summary »

Directors: John Michael Phillips, Andrew Wickes | Stars: Fenton Gray, Julian Jensen, Jill Pert, Gary Montaine

Votes: 17

36. H.M.S. Pinafore (1973 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

8.7
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The classic operetta of The Lass that Loved a Sailor by Gilbert and Sullivan.

Directors: Michael Heyland, Peter Riley, John Sichel | Stars: John Reed, Pamela Field, Michael Rayner, Malcolm Williams

Votes: 17

37. Patience (1995 TV Movie)

130 min | Comedy, Music

8.5
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Reginald Bunthorne is a poet, adored by all the ladies, except one - Patience. She cannot understand why all the other ladies feel the way they do, and wonders what love is. Despite her ... See full summary »

Director: Cameron Kirkpatrick | Stars: Christine Douglas, Dennis Olsen, Anthony Warlow, Heather Begg

Votes: 22

38. Ruddigore (1966)

54 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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For centuries, the Murgatroyd family, the Baronets of Ruddigore, have been under a witch's curse -- commit a crime every day, or die in agony. Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd, the rightful heir, has... See full summary »

Director: Joy Batchelor | Stars: John Reed, David Palmer, Kenneth Sandford, Ann Hood

Votes: 14

39. Iolanthe (1980 TV Movie)

Comedy, Music

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Director: Brian Crossley | Stars: June Bronhill, Dennis Olsen

40. Iolanthe (1984 TV Movie)

Music

7.8
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Stars: Maureen Forrester, Eric Donkin, Marie Baron, Paul Massel

Votes: 23

41. Patience (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

7.4
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Reginald Bunthorne is a poet, adored by all the ladies - except one. Patience, a dairymaid, cannot understand what all the other ladies see in him and wonders what love is. However, despite... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Donald Adams, Derek Hammond-Stroud, John Fryatt, Sandra Dugdale

Votes: 32

42. The Mikado (II) (1987 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

6.8
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Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado, leaves home and disguises himself as a musician to escape a distasteful marriage - and meets a beautiful girl, Yum-Yum, with whom he falls in love. He ... See full summary »

Director: Virginia Lumsden | Stars: Graeme Ewer, Gregory Yurisich, Heather Begg, Anne Maree McDonald

Votes: 27

43. The Gondoliers (1984 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

8.9
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Marco and Giuseppe Palmieri, the most favored of all the gondoliers, choose Gianetta and Tessa to be their brides. While celebrating their marriages, Marco and Giuseppe are informed that ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Donkin, Kimble Hall, Richard McMillan, John Keane

Votes: 22

44. The Pirates of Penzance (1993 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

7.2
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Frederic has been apprenticed to a pirate by mistake when he should have been apprenticed to a pilot. Having reached his 21st year, his indentures are now over and he can return to normal ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Butler | Stars: Jeffrey Black, Bradley Daley, Elizabeth Campbell, Michael Terry

Votes: 6

45. H.M.S. Pinafore (I) (1981 TV Movie)

108 min | Comedy, Music

9.3
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Ralph Rackstraw, a poor seaman, is in love with Josephine, the Captain's daughter, but she is too high above him in the social scale for him to even consider asking her to marry him. Also, ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Davidson | Stars: Dennis Olsen, Thomas Edmonds, Judith Henley, Roger L. Howell

Votes: 6

47. Trial by Jury (1982 TV Short)

Short, Musical, Comedy

6.5
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Director: Derek Bailey | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Kate Flowers, Ryland Davies, Anne Dawson

Votes: 11

48. The Gondoliers (1997 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

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Directors: David Edwards, Jonathan Haswell | Stars: Richard Suart, Felicity Palmer, Mary Hegarty, Jamie MacDougall

49. Die Piraten (1968 TV Movie)

Comedy, Romance, Music

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There are some unusual twists in this production of the traditional Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, "The Pirates of Penzance".

Stars: Gerd Nienstedt, Alexander Malta, Peter Bahrig, Arleen Augér

50. Know Your Europeans: The United Kingdom (1994 Video)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Set to Gilbert and Sullivan tunes, a musical cartoon attempts to describe the character of the British nation, with occasional interruptions by Prince Charles.

Director: Bob Godfrey | Stars: Chris Barrie, Sarah Connolly, Bob Godfrey, Frances Jellard