Most Voted Titles With Mona Washbourne


1. My Fair Lady (1964)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.9
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 67,513 | Gross: $72.00M

2. Casino Royale (1967)

Approved | 131 min | Comedy

5.2
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In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.

Directors: Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Richard Talmadge | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles

Votes: 22,257

3. 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: 17,067

4. The Collector (1965)

Unrated | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A man kidnaps a woman and holds her hostage just for the pleasure of having her there.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar, Mona Washbourne, Maurice Dallimore

Votes: 7,088

5. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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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: 6,179

6. Brideshead Revisited (1981 TV Mini-Series)

659 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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An aristocratic English family is shown in the years between the Great War and The Second World War, often at the crumbling family estate, Brideshead Manor, trying to deal with family ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner, Phoebe Nicholls

Votes: 4,716

7. The Brides of Dracula (1960)

Unrated | 85 min | Horror

6.8
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Vampire hunter Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to destroy handsome bloodsucker Baron Meinster, who has designs on beautiful young schoolteacher Marianne.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Yvonne Monlaur, Freda Jackson

Votes: 4,512

8. Billy Liar (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 4,251 | Gross: $0.04M

9. Man with a Million (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Two rich British men offer a penniless American a loan, without telling him that the amount is £1,000,000, and this in the form of a single banknote.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 2,390

10. The Bed Sitting Room (1969)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ralph Richardson, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Votes: 1,461

11. 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: 1,296

12. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,061

13. Doctor in the House (1954)

92 min | Comedy

6.7
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Simon Sparrow is a newly arrived medical student at St Swithin's hospital in London. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing and fast ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow, Kenneth More, Donald Sinden

Votes: 1,003

14. Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)

Approved | 82 min | Thriller

7.1
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A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder does in his elderly, supposedly rich, wife and manages to get away with it. After an investigation results in a decision of 'accidental ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh, Kathleen Harrison

Votes: 799

15. The Winslow Boy (1948)

117 min | Drama

7.8
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In pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, but his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Radford, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 797

16. Betrayed (1954)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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A Dutch intelligence officer recruits an allied woman to act as liaison with dashing Resistance leader 'The Scarf' for a British attack on Arnhem.

Director: Gottfried Reinhardt | Stars: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Victor Mature, Louis Calhern

Votes: 792

17. The Blue Bird (1976)

G | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.5
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A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Cicely Tyson, Ava Gardner

Votes: 747 | Gross: $0.89M

18. Night Must Fall (1964)

101 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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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: 466

19. Evergreen (1934)

94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Betty Balfour, Barry MacKay

Votes: 377

20. The Driver's Seat (1974)

R | 102 min | Drama

5.7
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Mentally disturbed spinster Lise experiences a series of bizarre encounters in Rome as she searches for someone to murder her.

Director: Giuseppe Patroni Griffi | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Ian Bannen, Guido Mannari, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 363

21. Adam and Evalyn (1949)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Complications ensue.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Edwin Styles, Raymond Young

Votes: 348

22. Blonde Sinner (1956)

99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Marie Ney

Votes: 323

23. Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter (1968)

G | 110 min | Comedy, Musical

4.8
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Friends Herman, Karl, Keith, Derek and Barry are working class Manchester lads who aren't getting very far in their respective working lives. That fact is epitomized by Herman's failure to ... See full summary »

Director: Saul Swimmer | Stars: Peter Noone, Karl Green, Keith Hopwood, Derek Leckenby

Votes: 315

24. Stevie (1978)

PG | 102 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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This biographical film has Glenda Jackson portraying a British poet with emotional problems.

Director: Robert Enders | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Mona Washbourne, Alec McCowen, Trevor Howard

Votes: 313

25. No Love for Johnnie (1961)

110 min | Drama

7.4
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Johnnie Byrne is a member of the British Parliament. In his 40s, he's feeling frustrated with his life and his personal as well as professional problems tower up over him. His desires to ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Peter Finch, Stanley Holloway, Mary Peach, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 290

26. The Games (1970)

G | 100 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czech and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what their motivations are for running in the games.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 268

27. Fragment of Fear (1970)

GP | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.3
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Reformed drug addict Tim Brett is holidaying in Italy with his aunt. When she is murdered, he tries to investigate, and soon his whole life is out of control.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Flora Robson

Votes: 232

28. The Third Day (1965)

119 min | Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A man stumbles out of a car crash with no memory of what transpired. Everyone who he meets suggests that he is a ruthless man with an aggressive temper. Could he be deliberately blocking ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: George Peppard, Elizabeth Ashley, Roddy McDowall, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 213

29. The Gambler and the Lady (1952)

72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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A social-climbing American with a business in illegal gambling falls in love with a blue blood, but gangsters and a jealous ex-girlfriend stand in the way of happiness.

Directors: Patrick Jenkins, Sam Newfield, Terence Fisher | Stars: Dane Clark, Kathleen Byron, Naomi Chance, Meredith Edwards

Votes: 191

30. Count Your Blessings (1959)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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Grace hastily marries a French aristocrat during WWII, but is separated by circumstance from him for almost nine years. And when reunited, Charles's philandering causes them to divorce and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Rossano Brazzi, Maurice Chevalier, Martin Stephens

Votes: 183

31. Tears for Simon (1956)

89 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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An 18 month old baby disappears in London. Detective Inspector Craig tries to find the child but there aren't many clues.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: David Farrar, David Knight, Julia Arnall, Anthony Oliver

Votes: 165

32. It's Great to Be Young! (1956)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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Mr. Dingle is the popular music teacher in an English school, but when the headmaster threatens to close down the school band (partly because of Dingle's fondness of more modern music) then... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: John Mills, Cecil Parker, John Salew, Elizabeth Kentish

Votes: 162

33. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 156

34. Thérèse Raquin (1980 TV Mini-Series)

173 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Kate Nelligan, Mona Washbourne, Brian Cox, Richard Pearson

Votes: 132

35. One Way Pendulum (1965)

90 min | Comedy

6.3
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The very eccentric Groomkirby family, in between inventing odd devices, decide to reenact a murder and trial in their living room.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Eric Sykes, George Cole, Julia Foster, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 125

36. Ferry Cross the Mersey (1964)

88 min | Musical

6.7
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Gerry and Fred Marsden, Les McGuire, and Les "Chad" Chadwick portray themselves in a romp through the early 1960's Liverpool Beat Scene. Art students by day and musicians by night the boy's... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Gerry Marsden, Freddie Marsden, Leslie Maguire, Les Chadwick

Votes: 119

37. John and Julie (1955)

82 min | Family, Comedy

6.8
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This is a heart warming story about two children who run away to London so they can visit the Queen.

Director: William Fairchild | Stars: Colin Gibson, Lesley Dudley, Noelle Middleton, Moira Lister

Votes: 118

38. Double Confession (1950)

80 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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When his wife is murdered, the husband tries to divert suspicion from himself to someone else. Unfortunately, his scheme winds up getting him mixed up with some real murderers.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins, Peter Lorre, William Hartnell

Votes: 115

39. The Huggetts Abroad (1949)

89 min | Comedy

6.2
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Life is not going well for the Huggetts. Father has lost his job. Jimmy and his wife cannot get to South Africa where he has a new job. So the family decide that they should go to South ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Dinah Sheridan, Susan Shaw

Votes: 92

40. What Became of Jack and Jill? (1972)

PG | 93 min | Horror

6.1
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In order to collect inheritance money, a slacker tries to induce a heart attack in his invalid grandmother by convincing her that she's become the target of youth supremacists who want to enact a genocide on the elderly.

Director: Bill Bain | Stars: Vanessa Howard, Mona Washbourne, Paul Nicholas, George Benson

Votes: 84

41. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )
Episode: Et in Arcadia Ego (1981)

101 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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In the spring of 1944, Capt. Charles Ryder finds that he and his men are relocated to the grounds of Brideshead Castle. Charles knows the place well and he recalls a time 20 years before ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Charles Sturridge | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Kenneth Cranham, Richard Hope, John Nettleton

Votes: 83

42. 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: 80

43. A Cry from the Streets (1958)

99 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with her charges, a group of adorable, homeless orphans. Music by Larry Adler. (1959; B&W)

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray, Colin Petersen, Dana Wilson

Votes: 76

44. Alias John Preston (1955)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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Wealthy John Preston arrives in small town Deanbridge. He invests in local businesses and gets involved in community affairs. Eventually, he meets a local belle, Sally, and wins her from ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Betta St. John, Alexander Knox, Christopher Lee, Sandra Dorne

Votes: 70

45. Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.0
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Dramatization of the romance and July 1981 wedding of Great Britan's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: David Robb, Caroline Bliss, Christopher Lee, Rod Taylor

Votes: 70

46. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )
Episode: Brideshead Revisited (1981)

90 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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In the winter of 1939, Lord Marchmain decides to return to Brideshead from Venice in view of the deteriorating international situation. It soon becomes apparent that he is in declining ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Phoebe Nicholls, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 65

47. The London Connection (1979)

100 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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Family spy adventure sees secret agent Luther Starling hoping to have a vacation in England to visit his friend Roger. However, a professor is kidnapped by Omega and Luther is soon on the case taking Roger with him.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Jeffrey Byron, Larry Cedar, Roy Kinnear, Lee Montague

Votes: 61

48. Two a Penny (1967)

G | 98 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A self-centred boy who deals in drugs and disrespect. A little girl lost who turns to religion for solace. Neither is any good for the other, but neither can leave the other one be.

Director: James F. Collier | Stars: Cliff Richard, Dora Bryan, Avril Angers, Ann Holloway

Votes: 57

49. Maytime in Mayfair (1949)

94 min | Musical, Romance

6.7
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Penniless man-about-town Michael Gore-Brown is delighted to hear he has been left a high-class Mayfair fashion salon. His intention is to sell it as quickly as possible, but on meeting ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Peter Graves, Nicholas Phipps

Votes: 52

50. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )
Episode: A Twitch Upon the Thread (1981)

52 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Two years have passed and Charles and Julia are still in love, spending as much time together as possible. They are astounded to learn from Bridey that he is engaged to be married. Bridey's... See full summary »

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner, Simon Jones

Votes: 51

51. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 50

52. Loser Takes All (1956)

88 min | Comedy

5.4
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Bertrand is an accountant employed by a large London firm. When he uncovers an accounting error, his employer is so thrilled that he sends Bertrand and his new wife, to Monte Carlo. The trip, however, is not completely as it seems...

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Glynis Johns, Rossano Brazzi, Robert Morley, Tony Britton

Votes: 50

53. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )
Episode: A Blow Upon a Bruise (1981)

52 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Charles is invited to Brideshead for Christmas and learns that Mr. Samgrass and Sebastian will be there as well. Sebastian is as morose as he was before he left, if not more so. The ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: John Grillo, Anthony Andrews, Jeremy Irons, Al Gillyon

Votes: 50

54. Mr. Quilp (1975)

G | 118 min | Musical

6.6
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Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Anthony Newley, David Hemmings, Jill Bennett, Sarah-Jane Varley

Votes: 47

55. The Good Companions (1957)

104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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A touring variety troupe, the "Dinky Doos" are in financial trouble. An encounter with three strangers - Inigo Jollifant (a romantic, song-writing ex-schoolmaster), Miss Trant (a ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Eric Portman, Celia Johnson, Hugh Griffith, Janette Scott

Votes: 44

56. Child's Play (1954)

68 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Director: Margaret Thomson | Stars: Christopher Beeny, Ernest Scott, Patrick Wells, Ian Smith

Votes: 43

57. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 35

58. Shillingbury Tales (1980– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Classic ITV comedy-drama from 1980, set in the fictional village of Shillingbury in Hertfordshire. Londoners Peter and Sally Higgins move to the idyllic English countryside to enjoy the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen, Jack Douglas, Joe Black

Votes: 35

59. Cash on Delivery (1954)

79 min | Comedy

5.8
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Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journeys from New York ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Shelley Winters, John Gregson, Peggy Cummins, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 35

60. The Dustbinmen (1968–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Graham Haberfield, Bryan Pringle, Trevor Bannister, Tim Wylton

Votes: 31

61. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Home (1972)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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In a mental home, two elderly men become unlikely friends.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Dandy Nichols, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 31

62. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 30

63. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.3
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 30

64. A Stranger in Town (1957)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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In a sleepy village, a young composer is found shot dead and a woman is found gassed.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Alex Nicol, Anne Paige, Mary Laura Wood, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 29

65. Once Upon a Dream (1949)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, Guy Middleton, Betty Lynne

Votes: 29

66. Celebrity Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Pygmalion (1981)

Drama

7.8
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Can Professor Higgins transform cockney flower girl Eliza Dolittle into a great lady?

Director: John Glenister | Stars: Twiggy, Robert Powell, Mona Washbourne, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 29

67. Johnny on the Run (1953)

68 min | Adventure

7.6
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Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Eugeniusz Chylek, Sydney Tafler, Michael Balfour, Edna Wynn

Votes: 28

68. Adventure in the Hopfields (1954)

60 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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A little girl accidentally breaks her mother's favourite ornament and goes hop-picking to replace it.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Mandy Miller, Hilda Fenemore, Russell Waters, Harold Lang

Votes: 25

69. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 23

70. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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This British production featured less known actors in filmed plays showing people caught in "the vise" of fate created by their own deeds.

Stars: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell, Robert Arden

Votes: 23

71. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

7.9
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Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Richard Fleischer, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 21

72. December Flower (1987 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

8.1
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Newly widowed Etta visits her beloved Aunt M and discovers her bedridden and listless. Etta's struggle to restore M's dignity and cheer brings renewed meaning to Etta's life but also ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Jean Simmons, Mona Washbourne, Pat Heywood, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 21

73. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 20

74. Star of My Night (1954)

70 min | Drama, Romance

5.0
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A world-weary sculptor meets a young ballerina and finds she has inspired a fresh outlook on life in him. He starts a life-sized sculpture of her but this enrages her jealous lover.

Director: Paul Dickson | Stars: Griffith Jones, Kathleen Byron, Hugh Williams, Harold Lang

Votes: 19

75. The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (1970 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Director: Ned Sherrin | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Gordon Jackson, Arthur Lowe, Vivian Pickles

Votes: 17

76. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Stars: Rene Auberjonois, George Voskovec, Richard Dysart, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 13

77. The Galton & Simpson Playhouse (1977– )
Episode: Car Along the Pass (1977)

Comedy

8.8
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A man goes on holiday to the Swiss Alps with his wife, but never stops moaning the whole time, particularly when they get stuck in a cable car.

Director: Vernon Lawrence | Stars: Arthur Lowe, Mona Washbourne, Anton Diffring, Aubrey Morris

Votes: 13

78. The Galton & Simpson Playhouse (1977– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A series of seven individual sitcom pilots from writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Stars: John Bird, Richard Briers, Charles Gray, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 12

79. Parkin's Patch (1969–1970)

30 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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Shown at Saturday tea time,this series was centred around a village policeman and the drama that his every day duties brought him into contact with.a sort of forerunner to "heartbeat",it was also set in Yorkshire.

Stars: John Flanagan, Heather Page, Gareth Thomas, Malcolm Rogers

Votes: 9

80. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)
Episode: Home (1968)

Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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"Home" is playwright Megan Terry's tale of overpopulation. Set in an Orwellian-type future, the play focuses on nine people forced to live together in an elevator-size room.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Warren Clarke, Irene Dailey, John Gielgud, Dixie Marquis

Votes: 9

81. Six Days of Justice (1972–1975)

Drama

7.7
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Stars: George Waring, Meadows White, Rex Robinson, Ishaq Bux

Votes: 6

82. Centre Play (1973–1977)

Drama

7.0
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Stars: Phil Daniels, Virginia Balfour, John Barrett, David Daker

Votes: 6

83. Theatre Royal (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Lilli Palmer, Roddy Hughes, Ian Fleming, Brian Wilde

Votes: 6

84. Wicked Women (1970– )

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Dramas about women who made the headlines of Victorian newspapers.

Stars: Jean Anderson, Jane Asher, Hazel Bainbridge, Christopher Banks

Votes: 6

85. Thérèse Raquin (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1980)

Drama

7.8
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Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Kate Nelligan, Kenneth Cranham, Mona Washbourne, Brian Cox

Votes: 6

86. Thérèse Raquin (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1980)

Drama

7.3
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Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Kate Nelligan, Mona Washbourne, Brian Cox, Richard Pearson

Votes: 6

87. Knight Errant Limited (1959–1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Stars: John Turner, Wendy Williams, Kay Callard, Hugh David

Votes: 5

88. Thérèse Raquin (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1980)

Drama

7.4
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Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Kate Nelligan, Kenneth Cranham, Mona Washbourne, Brian Cox

Votes: 5

89. Theatre Night (1957–1961)

45 min | Drama

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A BBC TV series of 45 minute excerpts from stage plays running in London.

Stars: Cicely Courtneidge, Evelyn Laye, Dora Bryan, Hugh Williams

90. All Star Comedy Carnival (1972 TV Movie)

105 min | Comedy

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Six specially-written scenes from popular ITV comedy series.

Directors: Stuart Allen, Les Chatfield, Terry Henebery, Bryan Izzard, Mike Lloyd, David Mallet, Bill Podmore, William G. Stewart | Stars: Jimmy Tarbuck, Moira Anderson, Anne Aston, Nina Baden-Semper

91. Rogues' Gallery (1968–1969)

55 min | Drama

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London's Newgate Prison of the 1750s was the atmospheric setting for this bawdy and boisterous series of 60-minute tales, the first four of which were run as part of Rediffusion's '... See full summary »

Stars: Diane Cilento, Jim Dale, John Woodnutt, Sandra Bryant

92. Marty Back Together Again (1974– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Marty Feldman, James Villiers, Derek Griffiths, George Claydon

93. Celebrity Playhouse (1981– )

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Eileen Atkins, Celia Johnson, Twiggy, Georgina Hale

94. The 22th Annual Golden Globes Awards (1965 TV Special)

60 min | Reality-TV

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Carroll Baker, Anne Bancroft, Gene Barry

95. Fanny (1956 TV Movie)

45 min | Drama, Musical

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Stars: Robert Morley, Ian Wallace, Michael Gough, Kevin Scott

96. Dark Interval (1950)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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A young woman marries and moves into her husband's family mansion. She soon discovers that neither the house, nor her husband, is exactly what it seems to be.

Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: Zena Marshall, Andrew Osborn, John Barry, John Le Mesurier

97. From Me to You (1957– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Pat Kirkwood, Hubert Gregg, Tony Britton, Bob Stevenson

98. Circus Friends (1956)

63 min | Family, Drama

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When Marlow's circus comes to town they find that the field they usually use is not available because they didn't pay the farmer last year. They have to promise most of their equipment to ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Alan Coleshill, Carol White, David Tilley, Pat Belcher

99. The Theatre Quiz (1981– )

30 min | Game-Show

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Stars: Alfred Marks, Simon Callow, Richard Eyre, Maureen Lipman

100. A Hundred Years Old (1948 TV Movie)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Arthur Wontner, Frederick Victor, Mona Washbourne, Helen Haye