Most Popular Titles With Vera Day
1. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
4. The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
115 min | Comedy, Romance
An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.
8. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
60 min | Crime
Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »
9. Enemy from Space (1957)
Approved | 85 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.
12. Too Many Crooks (1959)
85 min | Comedy, Crime
Accident-prone Fingers runs a pretty unsuccessful gang. They try and rob wealthy but tricky Billy Gordon - who distrusts banks and fears the Inland Revenue - but he sees Fingers and the ... See full summary »
13. Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)
101 min | Drama, History, War
During WW2, a British actor impersonates Field Marshal Montgomery in order to confuse German intelligence.
14. The Riddle (2007)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub. Gradually he becomes obsessed with unraveling a century-old murder in the pages of the manuscript. Only when he has done so, with the help of a mysterious beach-combing tramp who stalks the Thames foreshore, is he able to solve the modern ... See full summary »
15. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »
16. A Stitch in Time (1963)
89 min | Comedy
An accident in the butchers shop leads Norman and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal ammount of chaos, Norman finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or ... See full summary »
17. The Woman Eater (1958)
70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh-eating tree, which in turn gives him a serum that helps bring the dead back to life.
18. The Haunted Strangler (1958)
Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror
A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler.
20. And the Same to You (1960)
70 min | Comedy
Stuck with the name "Dickie Dreadnought," Rix feels he has no choice but to pursue a career as a boxer. To mollify his uncle, Rix pretends to be the soul of religiosity, while his ... See full summary »
21. Up the Creek (1958)
83 min | Comedy
Lieut. Humphrey Fairweather, R.N., in his latest disastrous attempt to prove to the Navy that his rocket invention is better than theirs only succeeds in convincing them that no ... See full summary »
27. Citizen James (1960–1962)
30 min | Comedy
In the first series of this comedy programme, Sid James played a rather immoral man whose schemes invariably don't work out. In the second and third series, his character become more sympathetic and well-intentioned.
32. Dance Little Lady (1954)
87 min | Drama
The story of a successful dancer's fight with her husband for the attention of their daughter.
34. Fun at St Fanny's (1955)
80 min | Comedy
25 year old Cardew is still at school, run by a large headmaster Who lives and bets off the income that comes from Cardew s uncle will. Of course, the headmaster and the matron don't let Cardew leave school.
37. The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1962 TV Movie)
Dr. Clitterhouse decides that the best way to investigate the criminal mind is to turn criminal himself, and use his own responses as a guide to the psyche of the lawbreaker.
39. It's a Great Day (1955)
71 min | Comedy
Bob Grove, a builder has problems with the council, over building supplies that he needs to complete a job on a local housing estate. Under pressure to finish the job, his son gets them ... See full summary »
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Black comedy about a brilliant Park Avenue doctor who becomes a criminal in order to do research into the criminal mind.
The Saint (1962–1969)
The Man Who Was Lucky
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Simon receives a telephone call from a bookmaker who is being threatened by a "protection" gang - and deals with the matter in his own way.