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1. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

PG | 143 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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75 Metascore

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Skandar Keynes

Votes: 285,756 | Gross: $291.71M

2. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie Pitt, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 86,775 | Gross: $59.90M

3. The Dresser (2015 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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A drama, based on a successful play, about an ageing actor and his personal assistant.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Emily Watson, Ian McKellen, Sarah Lancashire, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 1,022

4. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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42 Metascore

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox, Leanne Best

Votes: 19,377 | Gross: $26.50M

5. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Mr Gary Sparrow is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary life. By day, a very bored and uninspired TV repairman but by night, an accidental time traveler.

Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Victor McGuire, Christopher Ettridge, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 1,437

6. Hope and Glory (1987)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was ... See full summary »

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Geraldine Muir

Votes: 9,760 | Gross: $10.02M

7. Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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71 Metascore

Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Will Young

Votes: 13,497 | Gross: $11.03M

8. Colditz (2005 TV Mini-Series)

R | 240 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Four Brits tunnel out of a German POW camp. One is killed, two are recaptured and one escapes. Scottish Corporal Nicholas McBride, the lone escapee is a slacker and reluctant soldier, but ... See full summary »

Stars: Damian Lewis, Sophia Myles, Tom Hardy, Laurence Fox

Votes: 2,116

9. Murder on the Home Front (2013 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Set during the London Blitz of 1940, this is a world where people live life in the moment. It is also a world where criminals can use the blackout and devastation to hide their darkest activities.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Patrick Kennedy, Tamzin Merchant, Emerald Fennell, James Fleet

Votes: 946

10. Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A shy and quiet World War II evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, and they soon develop a close bond.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Nick Robinson, Annabelle Apsion, Thomas Orange

Votes: 2,711

11. The Night Watch (2011 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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In post-war London Viv Pearce, seeing married spiv Reggie, runs a dating bureau with Helen Giniver, who lives with her older lover, authoress Julia Standing. Viv's younger brother Duncan, a... See full summary »

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Jenna Augen, Neal Barry, Claudie Blakley, Lucy Briers

Votes: 646

12. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.3
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 2,799

13. Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama

7.2
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A chronicle of the life of George VI, who was forced to become King following the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: James Wilby, Alan Bates, Eileen Atkins, Dolly Wells

Votes: 426

14. Tears in the Rain (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever ... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Sharon Stone, Christopher Cazenove, Leigh Lawson, Paul Daneman

Votes: 423

15. The Spirit of '45 (2013)

94 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, Tony Benn, Jacky Davis

Votes: 794

16. This Above All (1942)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 687

17. The Locket (1946)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Just before a wedding, the bridegroom hears a complex tale painting his lovely bride as devilish and unbalanced.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne, Gene Raymond

Votes: 1,553

18. The Return of the Vampire (1943)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Horror

6.2
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When an errant bomb unearths the coffin of a vampire during the London Blitz, a gravedigger unknowingly reanimates the monster by removing the stake from his heart

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Frieda Inescort, Nina Foch, Roland Varno

Votes: 1,372

19. Till Death Us Do Part (1968)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, War

6.2
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The film version of '""Till Death Do Us Part" (1965)'. tells the story of Alf Garnett and his family living through the London Blitz.

Director: Norman Cohen | Stars: Warren Mitchell, Dandy Nichols, Anthony Booth, Una Stubbs

Votes: 311

20. The Brighton Strangler (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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After suffering a head injury during the Blitz, an actor comes to believe himself to be the Brighton Strangler, the murderer he was playing onstage.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: John Loder, June Duprez, Michael St. Angel, Miles Mander

Votes: 302

21. Waterloo Road (1945)

76 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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A drama set during WWII. A tale of adultery & desertion.

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: John Mills, Stewart Granger, Alastair Sim, Joy Shelton

Votes: 342

22. Titanic: Adventure Out of Time (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

9.4
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A video game about a british espionage agent sent back in time to a failed mission aboard Titanic. At stake: The fate of the entire world!

Stars: Kevin Garrett, Erik S. Quist, Stephanie B. Quist, Lona Livingston

Votes: 226

23. The Bells Go Down (1943)

90 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Comedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Tommy Trinder, James Mason, Philip Friend, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 146

24. Nightmare (1942)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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An ex-gambler helps a beautiful widow, and becomes involved with a murder, secret agents, and saboteurs.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Diana Barrymore, Brian Donlevy, Henry Daniell, Eustace Wyatt

Votes: 63

25. London Can Take It! (1940)

9 min | Documentary, War, Short

7.1
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A tribute to the courage and resiliency of Britons during the darkest days of the London Blitz.

Directors: Humphrey Jennings, Harry Watt | Stars: Quentin Reynolds, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Votes: 396

26. Vive la France (1974)

84 min | Documentary

6.0
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Director: Michel Audiard | Stars: Michel Audiard, Jacqueline Kennedy, Yves Montand, Philippe Pétain

Votes: 27

27. Au coeur de l'orage (1948)

80 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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This documentary about WW II, composed of clandestine Allied film takes and German Wochenschaubilder, focuses on the French Resistance, especially the heroic but disastrous battle of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Le Chanois | Stars: Jean Chevrier, Jean Daurand, Hubner, Kroneger

Votes: 15

28. Christmas Under Fire (1941)

10 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.0
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How Britain coped with a Christmas during the war.

Directors: Charles Hasse, Harry Watt | Star: Quentin Reynolds

Votes: 38

29. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Bugging Hitler's Soldiers (2013)

54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

8.1
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An examination of British Intelligence's World War II systematic eavesdropping on German prisoners of war.

Director: Christopher Spencer | Stars: David Barrass, Nicholas Farrell, Jack Fortune, Rupert Frazer

Votes: 52

30. Lost Worlds (2005– )
Episode: Churchill's Secret Bunkers (2006)

46 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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In London during WWII, Winston Churchill reluctantly agreed to the construction of secret bunkers. Investigators yield up some of their secrets.

Director: George Pagliero

Votes: 10

31. Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)
Episode: Destiny: Part 1 (1997)

Comedy, Drama

7.2
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TV John receives an unwelcome visitor,his criminal brother,the one-eyed,one-armed and one-legged Kenneth McIver,sprung from a South American jail by eccentric millionaire Torquil McFarquar.... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Sean Scanlan, Richard Marsella, Kenny Ireland, Caroline Loncq

Votes: 20

32. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Fight Before Christmas (2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.9
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Springfield, but while Marge gets in the holiday spirit, it's bah humbug for the rest of the family. Disappointed that she is alone spreading ... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Anderson, Matthew Schofield | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 545

33. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: The Funk Hole (2003)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Foyle's investigation of the death of a young black marketeer and stolen food is interrupted by his suspension on charges of sedition.

Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: Andrew Lee Potts, Jonathan Moore, Tom Bennett, Bill Moody

Votes: 291

34. The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: The Orchard Walls (1998)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A bright young teenage girl is 'farmed out' to relatives in the rural West Country during the Battle of Britain and makes many astute observations about life there.

Director: Gwennan Sage | Stars: Sylvia Syms, John McGlynn, Honeysuckle Weeks, Marsha Fitzalan

Votes: 26

35. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Victory of the Daleks (2010)

TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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The TARDIS takes The Doctor and Amy to war-torn Britain in the middle of World War Two. Not only do they meet Winston Churchill himself, but the Doctor comes face to face once again with his greatest enemy of all.

Director: Andrew Gunn | Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Ian McNeice, Bill Paterson

Votes: 3,148