Most Popular Titles With Roy Ward Baker
4. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two worlds will collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde will reluctantly join forces to right wrongs and to protect the innocent.
5. Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
Approved | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A mysterious artifact is unearthed in London, and famous scientist Bernard Quatermass is called into to divine its origins and explain its strange effects on people.
6. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Approved | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.
7. Minder (1979–1994)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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 »
9. The Anniversary (1968)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Three sons who work in the family construction business help their overbearing mother celebrate her anniversary to her late husband.
10. The Champions (1968–1969)
60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »
11. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.
12. Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
Approved | 76 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
After being dumped by his girlfriend, an airline pilot pursues a babysitter in his hotel and gradually realizes she's dangerous.
14. My Partner the Ghost (1969–1971)
Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »
15. The Protectors (1972–1973)
30 min | Adventure, Crime
The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »
17. Night Train to Munich (1940)
Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller, War
When Germany invades Czechoslovakia, the German and the British intelligence services try to capture Czech scientist Axel Bomasch, inventor of a new type of armor-plating.
18. The Monster Club (1981)
Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs.
20. Department S (1969–1970)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »
21. Scars of Dracula (1970)
R | 96 min | Horror
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to ... See full summary »
22. Journey to Midnight (1968)
100 min | Horror
Consists of two episodes of the UK TV series "Journey to the Unknown" (1968): 'Poor Butterfly' (episode 1.6) and 'The Indian Spirit Guide' (episode 1.11).
23. Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971)
PG | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In Victorian London, Dr. Henry Jekyll attempts to create an elixir of life using female hormones stolen from fresh corpses. He reasons that these hormones will wipe out all common diseases ... See full summary »
24. Moon Zero Two (1969)
G | 100 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The ... See full summary »
25. The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)
R | 83 min | Action, Horror
While lecturing in China, Van Helsing agrees to help seven kung fu trained siblings reclaim their ancestral mountain village, now the domain of seven powerful vampires and their army of undead slaves.
26. Danger UXB (1979– )
60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Brian Ash (Anthony Andrews) is a young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II. UXB (UneXploded Bomb) is the signal that an aerial bomb has not exploded. ... See full summary »
28. Jason King (1971–1972)
60 min | Action, Adventure
This spin-off from the earlier "Department S" continued the adventures of hedonistic, womanizing dandy Jason King. After leaving Department S, Jason settled down to a full-time career of ... See full summary »
29. Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937)
85 min | Comedy
With the help of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners.
31. Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984 TV Movie)
72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Sherlock Holmes has retired. But when MacDonald asks him to take on another case, he says yes. There have been some mysterious murders, and there are no visible causes for the deaths. At ... See full summary »
32. This Is Your Life (1961–2003)
25 min | Documentary, Biography
Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »
35. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981– )
50 min | Biography, Drama
Elspeth and her unconventional parents decide to settle down in Kenya and begin a coffee plantation. This is a time of discovery for Elspeth, as she encounters the incredible beauty and ... See full summary »
36. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »
37. Inferno (1953)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A tough, hard-driving business tycoon suffers a broken leg and is left to die in the desert by his scheming wife and her greedy lover.
38. I'll Never Forget You (1951)
90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.
39. The October Man (1947)
110 min | Mystery
Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ... See full summary »
40. And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
R | 91 min | Horror
England, 1795: the young Catherine has just married Charles Fengriffen and moves into his castle. She becomes the victim of an old curse that lays on the family. On her wedding night she is raped by a ghost and gets pregnant.
42. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980– )
25 min | Mystery
Shot in Polish-British co-production series of short stories based on themes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - "father" of the world's most famous detective: Sherlock Holmes. Each episode is a ... See full summary »
46. White Witch Doctor (1953)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure
In 1907, a nurse arrives in the Belgian Congo to work for a missionary doctor but meets a grumpy animal hunter who secretly plans to search for gold in the dangerous Bakuba tribal region.
48. Ask a Policeman (1939)
83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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.
52. Nine Days a Queen (1936)
TV-PG | 80 min | Drama, History
A dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's short life, from her forced marriage (which she resisted) to her brief reign as monarch of England and finally to her beheading. The film portrays her as... See full summary »
53. Flame in the Streets (1961)
93 min | Drama
During the 1960s in Britain, tense race relations between whites and blacks are affecting the workplace, the family, the dating scene and the society at large.
55. The Valiant (1962)
80 min | Action, Drama, War
Having placed mines on the hull of a British warship whilst it is safe in harbour during the second World War, the two man crew of an Italian miniature submarine are captured and held ... See full summary »
56. Tiger in the Smoke (1956)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In wartime a young officer is killed during a raid to kill a German general at the house that used to belong to his grandmother. Before he dies he talks about a treasure that was hidden ... See full summary »
59. Windbag the Sailor (1936)
87 min | Comedy
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is co-erced into ... See full summary »
60. The Spy Killer (1969 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 75 min | Action, Drama
A one-time secret agent is blackmailed by his former boss back into the world of espionage which he had intended to leave permanently.
62. Night Without Sleep (1952)
77 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Awaking one morning out of a drunken stupor, composer Richard Morton can't shake the feeling he has murdered a woman during the night.
65. Convict 99 (1938)
91 min | Comedy
A disgraced school master, Benjamin Twist, is mistaken for a tough prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison for particularly hardened criminals. Believing he is being sent to a ... See full summary »
66. Boys Will Be Boys (1935)
80 min | Comedy
Will Hay is a teacher in a prison, who applies for the Headship of Narkover, a public school. This is the first screen appearance of Hay in his (to be ) famous schoolmaster role, in a story... See full summary »
72. Hey! Hey! USA (1938)
88 min | Comedy
Dr Twist has to pose on a liner as a famous professor and is asked to tutor Bernie, the son of a millionaire. To avoid awkward US immigration questions, Twist enlists the help of a gangster... See full summary »
74. Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, Horror
The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.
75. Two Left Feet (1965)
93 min | Comedy
Based on David Stuart Leslie's novel Two Left Feet is a story about Alan Crabbe (Michael Crawford a callow youth desperate for a date with any girl who can offer him the experience he lacks... See full summary »
79. We Remember Marilyn (1996 Video)
97 min | Documentary, Biography
Uses still photographs, home movies, film clips, theatrical trailers, newsreel footage, and a woman's voice speaking for her to tell the actress's story. She grew up close to Hollywood, her... See full summary »
81. Foreign Exchange (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 75 min | Action, Drama
A former British Secret Service agent is persuaded to negotiate a spy exchange with Russia, only to find himself drawn into political intrigues.
82. The Weaker Sex (1948)
84 min | Drama
Life on the home front during World War 2. Martha Dacre tries to keep her home running as normal, during the run up to the D Day landings. With several lodgers to contend with, and her son ... See full summary »
91. Von Werra (2002)
102 min | Documentary, War
Documentary about legendary Swiss pilot Franz von Werra, who fighted with the Nazi in WW2 and was the only German prisoner to escape prison, in England.
92. Read All About It (1945)
28 min | Short
An account of the technique of reading the tabloid press in an intelligent manor via differing editorial techniques that leads to three styles of newspapers giving varying accounts of a strip-tease act.
99. Inside the Fear Factory (2003 Video)
20 min | Documentary, Short
An overview of the history of Great Britain's Amicus Films, which was a rival of Hammer Studios in the horror field. Included are interviews with company co-founder Max Rosenberg, cameraman... See full summary »