Most Voted Titles With Victor Maddern


1. 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: 44,951

2. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

G | 144 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Benny Hill

Votes: 32,722

3. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 28,389

4. The Prisoner (1967–1968)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Angelo Muscat, Peter Swanwick, Leo McKern

Votes: 9,515

5. Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Votes: 7,273

6. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 5,894

7. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Keir Dullea, Carol Lynley, Laurence Olivier, Martita Hunt

Votes: 5,736

8. Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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The World War II story of the British Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 5,642

9. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,697

10. Cromwell (1970)

G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Oliver Cromwell can no longer tolerate King Charles' policies and the self-interest of the ruling class and leads a civil war to install Parliament as the ultimate ruler of England.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin

Votes: 3,789

11. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,450

12. Carry on Cleo (1964)

92 min | Comedy

6.8
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Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 3,098

13. The Saint (1962–1969)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his white Volvo P1800S.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

Votes: 3,052

14. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

7.3
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 2,789

15. The Magic Christian (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

6.2
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Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Caroline Blakiston

Votes: 2,556

16. Around the World in 80 Days (I) (1989– )

PG | 266 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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A Victorian Age English gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just 80 days.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Julia Nickson, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 2,386

17. Carry on Spying (1964)

87 min | Comedy

6.3
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A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans), and so Agent Simpkins and his three trainees are hot on the trail, ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 1,820

18. Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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On the H.M.S. Defiant, during the French Revolutionary Wars, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lt. Scott-Paget whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Maurice Denham, Nigel Stock

Votes: 1,815

19. Carry on, Constable (1960)

86 min | Comedy

6.3
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With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally wreck the ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Eric Barker, Kenneth Connor

Votes: 1,630

20. Carry on Regardless (1961)

90 min | Comedy

6.1
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The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs! Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff, as they get given ... See full summary »

Directors: Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Connor, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Votes: 1,437

21. Dunkirk (1958)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force's 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary seaborne evacuation that saved it from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Robert Urquhart

Votes: 1,428

22. Carry on Emmannuelle (1978)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

2.8
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The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just cannot inflame her husband's ardour. In frustration she seduces a string of VIPs, including the Prime Minister and the American ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Suzanne Danielle, Kenneth Connor, Joan Sims

Votes: 1,367

23. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

119 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the park and ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner, Denise Grey

Votes: 1,288

24. The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Action, War, Drama

6.6
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During WW2, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: José Ferrer, Trevor Howard, Dora Bryan, Victor Maddern

Votes: 1,253

25. The Lost Continent (1968)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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This film starts out like the Love Boat on acid, as a cast of varied characters, with various issues, take Captain Eric Porter's leaky cargo ship to escape their troubles. When a violent ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Carreras, Leslie Norman | Stars: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef, Suzanna Leigh, Tony Beckley

Votes: 1,182

26. The Darling Buds of May (1991–1993)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.

Stars: David Jason, Pam Ferris, Stephanie Ralph, Philip Franks

Votes: 1,132

27. Footsteps in the Fog (1955)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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In early 1900s England, a maid tries to blackmail her master into romancing her when she discovers he murdered his wife.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Bill Travers, Belinda Lee

Votes: 1,131

28. Abandon Ship (1957)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd

Votes: 1,091

29. Malta Story (1953)

Approved | 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: 1,090

30. Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (1985– )

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The normally friendly village of Lymston is plagued by vile anonymous letters. When a mother of three takes her own life, following such a letter, Ms. Marple is not at all convinced things are as they seem.

Stars: Joan Hickson, Michael Culver, Elizabeth Counsell, Deborah Appleby

Votes: 1,055

31. Steptoe and Son (1972)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. But Harold, who likes the ... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Carolyn Seymour, Arthur Howard

Votes: 1,019

32. Seven Days to Noon (1950)

94 min | Thriller, Drama

7.2
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An English scientist runs away from a research center with an atomic bomb. In a letter sent to the British Prime Minister he threatens to blow up the center of London if the Government ... See full summary »

Directors: John Boulting, Roy Boulting | Stars: Barry Jones, André Morell, Olive Sloane, Sheila Manahan

Votes: 1,011

33. The Square Peg (1958)

85 min | Comedy, War

7.2
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A British road repairman gets into a feud with the Army, gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France where his physical resemblance to the local German commandant triggers a hilarious chain reaction.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Honor Blackman, Edward Chapman, Campbell Singer

Votes: 997

34. Saint Joan (1957)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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In 1456, French king Charles VII recalls the story of how he met the 17 year-old peasant girl Joan of Arc, entrusted her with the command of the French Army and ultimately burned her at the stake as a heretic.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Richard Widmark, Richard Todd, Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud

Votes: 852

35. The End of the Affair (1955)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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In wartorn London Maurice Bendrix falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles. They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last forever, neither does love in... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, John Mills, Peter Cushing

Votes: 849

36. Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)

101 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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During WW2, a British actor impersonates Field Marshal Montgomery in order to confuse German intelligence.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: M.E. Clifton James, John Mills, Cecil Parker, Patrick Allen

Votes: 838

37. Psycho-Circus (1966)

91 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

5.4
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A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Directors: Werner Jacobs, John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Christopher Lee, Leo Genn, Anthony Newlands, Heinz Drache

Votes: 810

38. My Partner the Ghost (1969–1971)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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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 »

Stars: Mike Pratt, Kenneth Cope, Annette Andre, Ivor Dean

Votes: 736

39. All at Sea (1957)

87 min | Comedy

7.1
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A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Alec Guinness, Harry Locke, Frederick Piper, Fred Griffiths

Votes: 662

40. Angels One Five (1952)

98 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The story of an RAF fighter squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, Andrew Osborn, Cyril Raymond

Votes: 641

41. Blood of the Vampire (1958)

87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A man and wife are terrorized by Mad Scientist Dr. Callistratus who was executed but has returned to life with a heart transplant. Along with his crippled assistant Carl, the 'anemic' Mad ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Donald Wolfit, Vincent Ball, Barbara Shelley, Victor Maddern

Votes: 596

42. The Night My Number Came Up (1955)

94 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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On a routine flight from Hong-Kong to Japan, a British military transport aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Alexander Knox, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 589

43. Private's Progress (1956)

102 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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In WW2, a failed British officer is selected by his uncle, a Brigadier with the War Office, to participate in a secret operation to "recover" looted artworks from the Nazis.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Ronald Adam, Henry B. Longhurst, Peter Jones

Votes: 565

44. Freddie as F.R.O.7. (1992)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

5.1
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The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Acevski | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, David Ashton, Brian Blessed

Votes: 547 | Gross: $1.12M

45. Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Digby consumes a bowl of Project X, a liquid growth formula. Soon, he becomes a sheepdog of gigantic size!

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Jim Dale, Spike Milligan, Angela Douglas, John Bluthal

Votes: 543

46. I'll Never Forget You (1951)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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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.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Michael Rennie, Dennis Price

Votes: 542

47. Operation Disaster (1950)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air?

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick, James Hayter

Votes: 536

48. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 530

49. Terror on a Train (1953)

Not Rated | 72 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.0
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When a terrorist plants a bomb on board a train, the police call in an army bomb disposal expert to find, and dismantle it, but after it has been made safe, he has another shock in store.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Glenn Ford, Anne Vernon, Maurice Denham, Harcourt Williams

Votes: 497

50. Sailor of the King (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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In 1940, Canadian sailor Andrew Brown is prisoner on a battle damaged German raider and he plans to delay the raider's at-sea repairs until a British naval task-force can destroy it.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Michael Rennie, Wendy Hiller, Bernard Lee

Votes: 429

51. Operation Snafu (1961)

89 min | Comedy, War

5.7
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When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery, Victor Maddern, Harry Locke

Votes: 342

52. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
Episode: Hammer Into Anvil (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Number 6 vows revenge and goes after a sadistic Number 2 after he drives a fellow village resident to her death.

Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Patrick Cargill, Victor Maddern, Basil Hoskins

Votes: 334

53. Hell in Korea (1956)

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: 327

54. Court Martial (1954)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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A court-martial attempts to find out why, and if, an officer embezzled his unit's funds.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Noelle Middleton, Allan Cuthbertson

Votes: 323

55. Pool of London (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual to pick up their lives in postwar London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns more serious when he finds himself caught up with a robbery in the City.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Bonar Colleano, Susan Shaw, Renée Asherson, Earl Cameron

Votes: 299

56. The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987– )

151 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

8.7
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Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Then they meet ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Storry

Votes: 254

57. The Magnificent Two (1967)

100 min | Comedy

5.2
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Two salesmen travel to a small South American Country to peddle their wares. However the country is in the middle of a major conflict between the Government led by Diaz and the rebels led ... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Margit Saad, Virgilio Teixeira

Votes: 241

58. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

55 min | Adventure, Family

6.7
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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late 19th Century rural England who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by his ... See full summary »

Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Roderick Shaw, Michael Culver

Votes: 235

59. The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954)

91 min | Drama, War

6.6
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During autumn of 1944, an RAF Hudson carrying a VIP passenger in possession of highly secret information is shot down and ditches in the North Sea. Fighting the elements and trying to keep ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Steel, Nigel Patrick

Votes: 222

60. The Safecracker (1958)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, War, Drama

5.9
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An honest expert on locks, Colley Dawson turns safe-cracker after he meets Benny Carfield, unscrupulous dealer in antiques; Dawson steals the goods and Carfield disposes of them, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Barry Jones, Jeanette Sterke, Victor Maddern

Votes: 219

61. Crossroads (1964–1988)

30 min | Drama

3.8
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The four or five times a week adventures of a motel owner, son, daughter and her staff. Drama was never far away from the ringing of the reception bell.

Stars: Noele Gordon, Susan Hanson, Ronald Allen, Paul Henry

Votes: 211

62. Watch Your Stern (1960)

90 min | Comedy

5.8
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When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims

Votes: 211

63. Decision Against Time (1957)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself. At the Conway Aero-Manufacturing Company... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars, Jeremy Bodkin, Gerard Lohan

Votes: 206

64. Roommates (1961)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A group of students at an elite music school decide to share a flat in order to cut their living costs and have somewhere to practice together. They get into quite a few scraps and ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Paul Massie, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 175

65. Outpost in Malaya (1952)

88 min | Adventure, Drama

5.9
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The marriage of rubber-plantation owner Jim Frazer and his wife, Liz, which has survived many disasters, including years in a Japanese internment camp, is at a breaking point. Under ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Ram Gopal

Votes: 169

66. The Baron (1966– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris, Colin Gordon

Votes: 159

67. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 145

68. High Treason (1951)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Communist saboteurs plot peace-time attack on Britain.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Liam Redmond, André Morell, Anthony Bushell, Kenneth Griffith

Votes: 145

69. Please Turn Over (1959)

87 min | Comedy

6.3
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The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned on its head when the teenaged daughter of one of the residents writes a steamy bestseller featuring characters obviously based ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Ted Ray, Jean Kent, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims

Votes: 137

70. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 132

71. Carry on Laughing! (1975– )

24 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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Stars: Jack Douglas, Kenneth Connor, Joan Sims, Peter Butterworth

Votes: 129

72. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Thirteenth Hole (1966)

TV-14 | 51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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Steed and Mrs. Peel join an exclusive golf club to catch a government scientist passing secrets to the Iron Curtain.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Patrick Allen, Hugh Manning

Votes: 124

73. The Shadow Man (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Small-time Soho hustler gets caught up in the murder of an ex-girl friend, evades the police and finally helps them to corner the real murderer.

Director: Richard Vernon | Stars: Cesar Romero, Kay Kendall, Edward Underdown, Victor Maddern

Votes: 113

74. Journey to the Unknown (1968– )

60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

Stars: Michael Callan, Joseph Cotten, Brandon De Wilde, Julie Harris

Votes: 106

75. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

Votes: 99

76. Four Desperate Men (1959)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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An escaped prisoner is trying to clear his name.

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Aldo Ray, Heather Sears, Neil McCallum, Victor Maddern

Votes: 98

77. Chance Meeting (1954)

96 min | Drama

6.5
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The Young Lovers is about a young couple - she is Eastern European and the daughter of a communist ambassador, he is in American code expert working for intelligence at the American Embassy... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Odile Versois, David Knight, Joseph Tomelty, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 97

78. Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (1968)

M | 113 min | Comedy

5.9
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A naive young man, sent down from university, blunders through a series of bizarre adventures in which his participation is always innocent, although others don't think so.

Director: John Krish | Stars: Robin Phillips, Felix Aylmer, Colin Blakely, Robert Harris

Votes: 95

79. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Fury from the Deep: Episode 1 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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The Doctor, Jamie and Victoria are taken prisoner by the staff of a gas refinery, who have lost contact with their drilling rigs and experienced mysterious drops in pressure.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, John Abineri

Votes: 93

80. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Fury from the Deep: Episode 6 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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The Doctor and Jamie rescue Victoria from Robson and realise they can destroy the Weed Creature with sound waves.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, Brian Cullingford

Votes: 93

81. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

6.8
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 89

82. Rotten to the Core (1965)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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Rogues Jelly Knight, Scapa Flood, and Lennie the Dip leave prison expecting boss The Duke to have their stash ready to share out. Instead, Duke's girl Sara gives them the news Duke is dead ... See full summary »

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Anton Rodgers, Charlotte Rampling, Eric Sykes, Ian Bannen

Votes: 89

83. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Fury from the Deep: Episode 3 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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While the Doctor begins his investigation into the weed creatures, Robson is attacked by one at the refinery.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, John Abineri

Votes: 88

84. 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: 87

85. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 86

86. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Fury from the Deep: Episode 2 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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Harris asks for the Doctor's help with Maggie with Van Lutyens and the Chief Engineer attempt to find out what is blocking the impeller.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, John Abineri

Votes: 86

87. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Fury from the Deep: Episode 4 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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Van Lutyens' investigation of the base of the impeller places the Doctor and Jamie in danger from the Weed Creature.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, John Abineri

Votes: 84

88. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Fury from the Deep: Episode 5 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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With the Weed Creature poised to burst out of the pipeline and attack the base, an encounter with Oak and Quill gives the Doctor a vital clue about its weakness.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, Bill Burridge

Votes: 84

89. Skywatch (1960)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A comedy drama set in a WWII British Army Searchlight Squad. They are an odd bunch of misfits but somehow manage to get the job done.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele, Benny Hill, Sydney Tafler

Votes: 83

90. The Franchise Affair (1951)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Michael Denison plays a lawyer investigating kidnapping charges against Dulcie Gray. Based on a novel of Josephine Tey.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Anthony Nicholls, Marjorie Fielding

Votes: 82

91. In Loving Memory (1969–1986)

25 min | Comedy

7.5
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1920s set sitcom following the misadventures of the accident-prone Billy Henshaw and his auntie Ivy as they try to run the family firm of undertakers.

Stars: Christopher Beeny, Thora Hird, Colin Farrell, Avis Bunnage

Votes: 75

92. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, Victor Maddern, Helen Fraser

Votes: 73

93. It's a Knockout (1966–1988)

Game-Show

7.8
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Stars: Stuart Hall, Eddie Waring, Arthur Ellis, Robin Askwith

Votes: 73

94. That's My Boy (1981–1986)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Molly Sugden goes to her employment agency, only to find herself with a new job, for her son Shane she gave up for adoption years ago. This series shows how Molly gave up her son - and the miracle of fate bringing them back together.

Stars: Mollie Sugden, Christopher Blake, Jennifer Lonsdale, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 73

95. 1990 (1977– )

55 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Drama set in a nightmarish "1984"-style future, where government bureaucracy has run riot.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Robert Lang, Tony Doyle, Paul Hardwick

Votes: 70

96. Voice of the Heart (1989 TV Movie)

192 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, James Brolin, Victoria Tennant, Honor Blackman

Votes: 69

97. Child in the House (1956)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker, Mandy Miller

Votes: 68

98. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Floating Stones (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Juli Eng is in Hong Kong after her grandfather's death who had left her a small fortune in diamonds but they are missing. She trails two men by ship to San Francisco where she is caught leaving the office of one them who is stabbed.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 66

99. Softly Softly (1966–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Softly Softly was a drama series about a West Country police force solving local crime. It was a spin-off from another BBC drama series, Z Cars.

Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 65

100. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 60