Most Popular Titles With Michael Medwin


1. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama

5.9
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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Rosie Marcel, Tina Hobley, Paul Bradley

Votes: 1,306

2. The Duchess (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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62 Metascore

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 68,014 | Gross: $13.82M

3. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff, and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 1,957

4. Never Say Never Again (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
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68 Metascore

A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow

Votes: 52,873 | Gross: $55.50M

5. 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: 46,637 | Gross: $39.10M

6. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,396

7. If.... (1968)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Christine Noonan

Votes: 18,784

8. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,240

9. A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)

G | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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In Hong Kong, the ambassador returning to America meets the Russian countess, a refugee without a passport, who decides to hide in his cabin.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin, Tippi Hedren

Votes: 4,349

10. Rattle of a Simple Man (1964)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird, Michael Medwin

Votes: 157

11. The Intruder (1953)

84 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Ex regimental commander Colonel Merton catches one of his former NCOs burgling his house and investigates to find the reason behind this desperate act.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Ripper, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Williams, Michael Medwin

Votes: 131

12. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors play multiple roles, giving the film a stagy tone.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 6,597

13. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 552

14. Anna Karenina (1948)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A married woman's affair with a dashing young officer has tragic results.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore, Hugh Dempster

Votes: 2,090

15. The Sea Wolves (1980)

PG | 120 min | Action, History, War

6.3
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A true World War II story: the British must attack a German ship, but it's safe, in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about sixty-years-old.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard

Votes: 3,272

16. Carry on Nurse (1959)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 2,014

17. Cinderella (I) (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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Cinderella (named Zezolla) and her family live mid 20th century, where fashion is practically everything. As her father is won over by a selfish woman named Claudette, Cinderella must keep ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Sharon Maughan, Gideon Turner, David Warner, Katrin Cartlidge

Votes: 352

18. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

Votes: 7,575

19. Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Family

5.6
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A modern adaptation of the classic children's story "Alice Through the Looking Glass" written by Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel, which continued on from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". ... See full summary »

Director: John Henderson | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Charlotte Curley, Penelope Wilton, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 1,283

20. Britannia Hospital (1982)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

Votes: 1,963

21. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 55

22. Shoestring (1979–1980)

50 min | Drama

7.5
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective

Stars: Trevor Eve, Michael Medwin, Doran Godwin, Liz Crowther

Votes: 221

23. The Jigsaw Man (1983)

PG | 94 min | Thriller

5.3
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An MI6 defector has his appearance altered by the KGB and is sent back to Britain to retrieve top-secret documents.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Susan George, Robert Powell

Votes: 1,153

24. Genevieve (1953)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

7.3
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It's time for the annual London to Brighton antique car rally, and Alan McKim and Ambrose Claverhouse are not going to let their friendship stop them from trying to humiliate each other. ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kay Kendall, Kenneth More

Votes: 2,283

25. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Each episode of this anthology drama has a murderous theme with twist being that the action is followed from the point of view of the killer.

Stars: Tim Healy, Jackie Fielding, Reece Dinsdale, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 211

26. Malta Story (1953)

97 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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In WW2, the island of Malta, strategically located and vital to supply lines in the Mediterranean Sea, is fiercely attacked by the Germans but staunchly defended by the British.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Muriel Pavlow

Votes: 1,128

27. Super Gran (1985–1987)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.4
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The adventures of a super-powered granny who fights crime in her community.

Stars: Gudrun Ure, Iain Cuthbertson, Bill Shine, Alan Snell

Votes: 314

28. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)

60 min | Adventure, Crime

7.1
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This series chronicles the swashbuckling exploits of Simon Templar, a modern day Robin Hood of sorts.

Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Norman Eshley, Edward Brayshaw, John Hallam

Votes: 219

29. Gumshoe (1971)

GP | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Nightclub comedian Eddie Ginley fulfills his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule

Votes: 1,009

30. Spring and Port Wine (1970)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.0
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A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon, Susan George

Votes: 403

31. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 40

32. Above Us the Waves (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, War

6.7
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The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 973

33. Privilege (1967)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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Steven Shorter is the ultimate British music star. His music is listened to by everyone from pre-teens to grandparents. He has no trace of public bad habits or drug involvement. Everyone in... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Paul Jones, Jean Shrimpton, Mark London, William Job

Votes: 882

34. The Army Game (1957–1961)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The exploits of a bunch of army conscripts.

Stars: Harry Fowler, Frank Williams, Ted Lune, Alfie Bass

Votes: 57

35. Hell in Korea (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, History, War

6.3
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During the Korean War retreat in 1951, a small British recon group is surrounded by Chinese troops and holds out in a lonely temple atop a hill.

Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Ronald Lewis, George Baker, Harry Andrews

Votes: 347

36. Piccadilly Incident (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Anna Neagle is a World War II W.R.E.N., the counterpart of the American W.A.V.E., who encounters Michael Wilding in a blacked-out Piccadilly during an air raid. They get married and have a ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Frances Mercer, Coral Browne

Votes: 127

37. Trio (1950)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Verger," "Mr. Know-All," and "The Sanatorium," are introduced by the author.

Directors: Ken Annakin, Harold French | Stars: James Hayter, Kathleen Harrison, Felix Aylmer, Lana Morris

Votes: 477

38. The Queen of Spades (1949)

95 min | Drama, Horror

7.4
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An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard

Votes: 1,004

39. Staggered (1994)

95 min | Comedy

5.7
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Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles as he makes his... See full summary »

Director: Martin Clunes | Stars: Martin Clunes, Michael Praed, Michele Winstanley, Kate Byers

Votes: 671

40. Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (2005– )

150 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A story of unrequited love set in 1930s London.

Stars: Bryan Dick, Sally Hawkins, Zoë Tapper, Jacqueline Tong

Votes: 337

41. Doctor at Sea (1955)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

5.8
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A bachelor doctor goes to sea to escape the boredom of shore practice, but studies the nurses more than medicine, and Brigitte Bardot is around.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda de Banzie, Brigitte Bardot, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 654

42. Night Must Fall (1964)

101 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Albert Finney, Susan Hampshire, Mona Washbourne, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 514

43. Kathy's Love Affair (1947)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama

6.9
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The fortunes of an upper-class British family are followed through three wars and four generations.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young, Daphne Slater

Votes: 121

44. An Ideal Husband (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy

6.6
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A prominent politician is preparing to expose a financial scandal. But then a woman who has invested heavily in the shady venture threatens to uncover a damaging secret in the politician's ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Michael Wilding, Diana Wynyard, Hugh Williams

Votes: 447

45. Charlie Bubbles (1968)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A married writer has an affair with his secretary.

Director: Albert Finney | Stars: Albert Finney, Colin Blakely, Billie Whitelaw, Liza Minnelli

Votes: 434

46. Law and Disorder (1974)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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In the crime-ridden 70's New York City, two cops have had enough. They, along with few other disgruntled people decide to take the things into their own hands only to realize too late that they're in over their heads.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Ernest Borgnine, Ann Wedgeworth, Anita Dangler

Votes: 195

47. Checkpoint (1956)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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After killing a few Italian cops during a burglary, a thief hired by a British car racing company must flee to Switzerland disguised as a race car driver during a rally.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Anthony Steel, Odile Versois, Stanley Baker, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 162

48. Sleepwalker (1984)

51 min | Horror

5.9
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Rich couple Angela & Richard travel to the home of brother and sister Alex and Marion for dinner but end up clashing with their hosts over their different views. And when a destructive ... See full summary »

Director: Saxon Logan | Stars: Joanna David, Nickolas Grace, Heather Page, Bill Douglas

Votes: 217

49. Memoirs of a Survivor (1981)

115 min | Sci-Fi

5.3
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Set in a bleak future where roving gangs of children terrorize city streets, and reality is often an illusion...

Director: David Gladwell | Stars: Julie Christie, Christopher Guard, Leonie Mellinger, Debbie Hutchings

Votes: 210

50. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An anthology series hosted by Betty Furness in the first season, and Desi Arnaz in the second. Stories came from several genres, often based on fact. A two part episode was spun off as the popular show The Untouchables (1959).

Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 82

51. Diamond's Edge (1988)

PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.1
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When the man who left a package in his care is found murdered, detective Tim Diamond suddenly has every major gangster in the city after him. With only the package and the help of his ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Bayly | Stars: Colin Dale, Saeed Jaffrey, Dursley McLinden, José René Ruiz

Votes: 217

52. Doctor at Large (1957)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy

6.1
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Dr. Sparrow graduates and sets out into the world. Hilarious internships with a miserly doctor and his young wife, a country doctor paid in kind not cash, and a quack specializing in rich ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 577

53. The Sandwich Man (1966)

95 min | Comedy

5.9
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A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.

Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Michael Bentine, Dora Bryan, Harry H. Corbett, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 242

54. Fanny and Elvis (1999)

111 min | Comedy

6.3
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Yorkshire writer Kate finds out her biological clock is ticking down the same day that her husband leaves her. To get over the financial crisis this creates she takes in car-dealer Dave. ... See full summary »

Director: Kay Mellor | Stars: Kerry Fox, Ray Winstone, Ben Daniels, David Morrissey

Votes: 432

55. The Wind Cannot Read (1958)

115 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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During WW2, a British officer stationed in Asia is recruited by Army Intelligence, is tasked with learning Japanese to interrogate Japanese POWs and he falls in-love with his pretty Japanese teacher.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Yôko Tani, Ronald Lewis, John Fraser

Votes: 247

56. Crooks Anonymous (1962)

88 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Forsdyke, a pathological petty thief subjects himself to a strict correction course run by a wealthy ex-con Widdowes and his Crooks Anonymous organization. Forsdyke's young and innocent ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Julie Christie

Votes: 333

57. Holiday Week (1952)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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While on seaside holiday with her girlfriend Mary, a pretty factory worker named Jenny is attracted to Alan, son of the owner of the mill where she works. When she agrees to spend a week ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Leslie Dwyer, Lisa Daniely, Brian Worth, Sandra Dorne

Votes: 94

58. Spaceways (1953)

74 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.1
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A small group of closely-guarded British scientists test their first rocket amidst indications of matrimonial strife in the community. After the partial failure of the firing, a couple go ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Howard Duff, Eva Bartok, Alan Wheatley, Philip Leaver

Votes: 302

59. The Fool (1990)

140 min | Drama

7.5
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A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is ... See full summary »

Director: Christine Edzard | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Cyril Cusack, Ruth Mitchell, Maria Aitken

Votes: 59

60. Kraft Mystery Theater (1959– )

60 min | Mystery

8.1
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A successor to Kraft Television Theater with a change of focus away from straight drama. The high productions remained along with the ability to attract well known talent.

Stars: Frank Gallop, Conrad Phillips, Lee Patterson, S. John Launer

Votes: 35

61. Just William's Luck (1948)

92 min | Comedy

7.0
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Add a Plot

Director: Val Guest | Stars: William Graham, Garry Marsh, Jane Welsh, Hugh Cross

Votes: 23

62. The Gay Lady (1949)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.7
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In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Jean Kent, James Donald, Hugh Sinclair, Lana Morris

Votes: 78

63. 24 Hours to Kill (1965)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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The crew of an airplane forced to spend 24 hours in Beirut get in trouble with a smuggling gang.

Director: Peter Bezencenet | Stars: Lex Barker, Mickey Rooney, Michael Medwin, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 229

64. The Endless Game (1989– )

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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A British Agent comes back from retirement, after several of his former colleagues, including his former lover, are murdered. He must examine events from his own past to determine who killed them, and why.

Stars: Albert Finney, George Segal, Monica Guerritore, Ian Holm

Votes: 104

65. The Steel Bayonet (1957)

85 min | Drama, War

6.1
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A small band of British soldiers is sent on a mission to hold up a German advance.

Director: Michael Carreras | Stars: Leo Genn, Kieron Moore, Michael Medwin, Robert Brown

Votes: 68

66. The Green Scarf (1954)

96 min | Mystery

7.7
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Maitre Deliot, (Michael Redgrave) convinced a deaf, dumb, and blind man accused of murder is innocent, battles in the courtroom to prove his innocence as well as find the real murderer.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo Genn, Kieron Moore

Votes: 38

67. Four in a Jeep (1951)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

7.2
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In post-war Vienna, occupied by the Allies, four sergeants representing each of the occupying nations (USA, England, France, Soviet Union) patrol in the same Jeep. One day they are given ... See full summary »

Directors: Leopold Lindtberg, Elizabeth Montagu | Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Ralph Meeker, Yossi Yadin, Michael Medwin

Votes: 155

68. Boys in Brown (1949)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A slice of life in a British Borstal reform institution for young criminals.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Jack Warner, Richard Attenborough, Dirk Bogarde, Jimmy Hanley

Votes: 129

69. I've Gotta Horse (1965)

TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

5.4
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A fast-moving comedy with Billy Fury, who plays himself in the film. The story reveals his great love of animals, and it features his own racehorse, Anselmo. Also featured are several of Billy's own dogs. Watch for the dances!

Director: Kenneth Hume | Stars: Billy Fury, Michael Medwin, Amanda Barrie, The Bachelors

Votes: 72

70. The Long Dark Hall (1951)

86 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A devoted family man tries to help a beautiful alcoholic showgirl with her life, and becomes the the only suspect when someone else murders her.

Directors: Reginald Beck, Anthony Bushell | Stars: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Tania Heald, Henrietta Barry

Votes: 239

71. Forbidden (1949)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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An ex-serviceman plans to escape his faithless wife.

Director: George King | Stars: Douglass Montgomery, Hazel Court, Patricia Burke, Garry Marsh

Votes: 93

72. Woman Hater (1948)

105 min | Comedy

6.3
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Lord Terence Datchett is a "confirmed bachelor" who doesn't really have much use for women. He meets up with a French movie star, Colette Marly, and takes a dislike to her, especially when ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Stewart Granger, Edwige Feuillère, Ronald Squire, Jeanne De Casalis

Votes: 118

73. The Late Show (1989–1995)

Documentary

6.4
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Television programme on arts, the media and culture.

Stars: Jeremy Isaacs, Sarah Dunant, Tracey MacLeod, Kirsty Wark

Votes: 17

74. Framed (I) (2008)

90 min | Thriller

6.1
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'Framed' tells the story of a young American woman, who is an academic at Oxford University. She is at odds with the established system and finds refuge writing crime stories in which she ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Kirby | Stars: Lara Cazalet, Matthew Cureton, Noel Fitzpatrick, James Fletcher

Votes: 29

75. Game of Danger (1954)

88 min | Drama

6.4
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When a local bully is found shot to death, the police suspect a young man who had recently been seen arguing with him. When thy discover that they had been arguing over the affections of a ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst, Michael Medwin

Votes: 82

76. Miss Robin Hood (1952)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Henry Wrigley is happy writing stories for a children's' comic. Then he meets Miss Honey, who encourages him to go into minor crime.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Richard Hearne, Edward Lexy, Fanny Rowe

Votes: 152

77. Kali Yug, la dea della vendetta (1963)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.4
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At the end of the 19th century, during the British rule of India, the goddess Kali commits a number of murders, among which the man who was conducting a cargo of serum to a village infected... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Paul Guers, Senta Berger, Lex Barker, Sergio Fantoni

Votes: 76

78. The Root of All Evil (1947)

110 min | Drama

6.8
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A girl from an impoverished family is jilted by her rich fiance, whose father doesn't approve. She decides to take revenge against them, and determines to let nothing or no one stop her from getting to the top.

Director: Brock Williams | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Michael Rennie, John McCallum, Brefni O'Rorke

Votes: 104

79. Both Sides of the Law (1953)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

7.0
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A pseudo-documentary in style with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of women police built around three different story lines. The first involves 18-year-old (in the film) Peggy ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Anne Crawford, Peggy Cummins, Rosamund John, Terence Morgan

Votes: 73

80. Helter Skelter (1949)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.9
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A radio 'detective' gets involved with a wealthy socialite who can't seem to stop hiccuping due to the machinations of a ghostly cupid who works his magic to cause mayhem and laughter throughout the film.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns, Peter Hammond

Votes: 81

81. The Dream Maker (1963)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

5.4
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Tommy Steele stars as a talent-spotter at a recording company who determines to organize a concert featuring all the most up-to-date singers and bands, in order that the orphanage where he was brought up be saved from closing. In HD.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Tommy Steele, Michael Medwin, Angela Douglas, Jean Harvey

Votes: 36

82. The Heart of a Man (1959)

92 min | Drama

4.5
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Frankie, an out-of-work sailor, meets Bud, a tramp who claims he is a millionaire. Bud gives him a shilling and promises him that if he can make £100 from it, he will be given £1,000. Armed... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Frankie Vaughan, Anne Heywood, Tony Britton, Peter Sinclair

Votes: 19

83. Colin's Sandwich (1988–1989)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Struggling writer Colin has the unenviable daytime job of listening to the complaints of the public using British Railways.

Stars: Mel Smith, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson

Votes: 83

84. For Them That Trespass (1949)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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"Cristy" Drew, an aspiring young writer, trying to broaden his experience, gets involved with "Frankie" Ketchen and her two suitors, Herb Logan and Jim Heal. One night, Jim finds "Frankie" ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Stephen Murray, Richard Todd, Patricia Plunkett, Rosalyn Boulter

Votes: 63

85. Heroes of Comedy (1995– )

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.7
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians.

Stars: Eric Sykes, Spike Milligan, Bob Monkhouse, Barry Cryer

Votes: 28

86. The Teckman Mystery (1954)

90 min | Mystery

6.5
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A biographer researching a book on a pilot who died during the test flight of a new plane falls in love with the pilot's sister. As he uncovers more about the test flight, people connected with the case begin to die.

Director: Wendy Toye | Stars: Margaret Leighton, John Justin, Roland Culver, Michael Medwin

Votes: 74

87. Black Memory (1947)

73 min | Crime, Drama

4.2
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Danny Cruff returns home years after his father was wrongly accused and hanged for murder. But he can't escape his past.

Director: Oswald Mitchell | Stars: Michael Medwin, Frank Hawkins, Winifred Melville, Moyra O'Connell

Votes: 44

88. Another Shore (1948)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Robert Beatty, Moira Lister, Stanley Holloway, Michael Medwin

Votes: 52

89. Dick and the Duchess (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dick Starrett is insurance investigator in London and married to the upper class Jane. Her family disapproves of his being an American or background. Dick's co-worker is Peter Jamison and he collaborates with Inspector Starke on his cases.

Stars: Patrick O'Neal, Hazel Court, Richard Wattis, Roddy Hughes

Votes: 5

90. Curtain Up (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.6
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In a small town in the 1950's a repertory company meets on Monday morning to start rehearsing the following week's play. This is a ghastly thing written by the aunt of one of the theatre's ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Smart | Stars: Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall, Michael Medwin

Votes: 139

91. Call Me Mister (1986– )

50 min | Crime

7.6
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Australian ex-cop Bartholomew (Bisley) goes to Britain when he discovers he is heir to a family title, not really getting on with his newly discovered family he starts working as a private Detective.

Stars: Steve Bisley, David Bamber, Dulice Liecier, Dermot Crowley

Votes: 21

92. Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (1952)

93 min | Comedy

6.6
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Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: George Cole, Oskar Homolka, Nadia Gray, Frederick Valk

Votes: 89

93. The Cult of... (2006– )

30 min | Documentary

7.9
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A behind-the-scenes look at classic British cult TV series.

Stars: Meera Syal, Steve O'Brien, Robert Llewellyn, Pennant Roberts

Votes: 11

94. I Only Arsked! (1958)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

6.0
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A group of misfit soldiers are desperately trying to fiddle themselves some leave. Instead they wrangle a posting to the British Middle-East protectorate of Darawa. Their frustrations and ... See full summary »

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Bernard Bresslaw, Michael Medwin, Alfie Bass, Geoffrey Sumner

Votes: 42

95. Charley Moon (1956)

92 min | Musical

5.4
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Life and loves of a country boy who makes it on the London stage, but misses home.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Max Bygraves, Dennis Price, Michael Medwin, Florence Desmond

Votes: 31

96. Il mistero del tempio indiano (1963)

98 min | Adventure

5.2
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Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Paul Guers, Senta Berger, Lex Barker, Claudine Auger

Votes: 61

97. William Comes to Town (1948)

89 min | Comedy

7.0
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William Brown attempts to secure more pay and shorter hours for schoolboys.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: William Graham, Garry Marsh, Jane Welsh, Hugh Cross

Votes: 20

98. Nightbeat (1947)

91 min | Drama

6.3
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After the war is over, two army pals take opposite paths in civvy street. One becomes a petty criminal, the other becomes a policeman.

Director: Harold Huth | Stars: Anne Crawford, Maxwell Reed, Ronald Howard, Christine Norden

Votes: 44

99. The Duke Wore Jeans (1958)

90 min | Comedy

5.6
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A Cockney lad who pretends to be a Lord in order to woo a South American princess.

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Tommy Steele, June Laverick, Michael Medwin, Eric Pohlmann

Votes: 29

100. The Bruce Forsyth Show (1965–1969)

8.1
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Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Jenny Lee Wright, Ann Hamilton, Lionel Blair

Votes: 14