Highest Rated Titles With Peter Cushing


1. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2016)

30 min | Comedy

9.5
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Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 15

2. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978–1983)
Episode: 1980 Christmas Show (1980)

51 min | Comedy

9.4
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Sketches include a number of Christmas carol jokes outside 10 Downing Street, which ends with Peter Cushing finally getting his money back, after 10 years, Eric gives Ernie a giant wallet, ... See full summary »

Director: John Ammonds | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Peter Barkworth, Gemma Craven

Votes: 5

3. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)
Episode: Christopher Lee (1974)

Documentary, Biography

9.0
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Eamonn Andrews surprises the 51 year old Christopher Lee, joined by his wife, daughter, mother, sister, brother, and fellow actors Peter Cushing, Vincent Price, Patrick Macnee, and Sammy Davis Jr.

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Peter Cushing

Votes: 15

4. Great Mysteries (1973– )
Episode: La Grande Breteche (1973)

Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A Spanish officer, captured by the French during the Peninsular War, is imprisoned at the country house of an elderly aristocrat with a bored young wife - whose lover he becomes, with deadly consequences.

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Orson Welles, Peter Cushing, Susannah York, Morag Hood

Votes: 66

5. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Creature (1955)

90 min | Drama

8.8
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A scientist searches for the Yeti in a Himalayan fastness, and is soon at odds with an adventurer who wants to find the Creature for less exalted reasons.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Peter Cushing, Stanley Baker, Eric Pohlmann, Simon Lack

Votes: 12

6. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 908,064 | Gross: $460.94M

7. Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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A retrospective of the films of Britain's Hammer Studios, renowned for making stylish horror films in the 1950s, '60s and '70s. Included are clips from Hammer productions and interviews ... See full summary »

Director: David Thompson | Stars: Charles Gray, James Bernard, Veronica Carlson, James Carreras

Votes: 80

8. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.6
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, Todd Hunter, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 94

9. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 19

10. Dieter & Andreas (1989)

Short, Comedy, Music

8.5
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Director: Christian Zemlin | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Eva Zemlin

Votes: 68

11. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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

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

Votes: 4,365

12. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)

Comedy

8.4
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The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Votes: 342

13. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)
Episode: Peter Cushing (1990)

Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Legendary star of Hammer Films Peter Cushing is the delighted subject, hosted by Michael Aspel.

Directors: John Birkin, Brian Klein | Stars: Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Peter Gray, Freddie Jones

Votes: 7

14. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978–1983)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Frank Coda, Gemma Craven

Votes: 162

15. House of the Long Shadows... Revisited (2012)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

8.2
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Director: Derek Pykett | Stars: Michael Armstrong, Desi Arnaz Jr., Louise English, Jeanne Ferber

Votes: 5

16. Story Parade (1964–1965)
Episode: The Caves of Steel (1964)

75 min

8.2
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In the future New York City, the Deputy Commissioner of Police is assisted by a robot detective in solving the murder of a scientist.

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Peter Cushing, John Carson, Stanley Walsh, Ian Trigger

Votes: 12

17. Looks Familiar (1970– )

8.1
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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

Stars: Denis Norden, Bob Monkhouse, Arthur Askey, Ted Ray

Votes: 9

18. The Browning Version (1955 TV Movie)

60 min

8.1
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A schoolteacher finds his life slowly coming apart.

Stars: Peter Cushing, Joyce Heron, Michael Gwynn, George Curzon

Votes: 19

19. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)
Episode: 1970 Christmas Show (1970)

62 min | Comedy

8.0
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The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Eric Porter, Nina van Pallandt, and Edward Woodward. Eric and Ernie exchange gifts, Peter Cushing wants his money. William Franklyn stars in Ernie's new play 'The Three Musketeers'.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Peter Cushing, William Franklyn

Votes: 7

20. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Yvonne Mitchell, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 374

21. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Return of the Cybernauts (1967)

49 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Paul Beresford, the brother of Clement Armstrong, the creator of the Cybernauts, blames Steed and Mrs. Peel for his brother's death at the cold hands of his own creations. Aided by ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Peter Cushing, Frederick Jaeger

Votes: 149

22. Hammer House of Horror (1980)

51 min | Horror

7.9
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This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts and other supernatural wonders.

Stars: Nicholas Ball, Anna Calder-Marshall, Christopher Cazenove, Peter Cushing

Votes: 857

23. Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 110

24. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

7.9
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Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Lionel Jeffries, Richard Fleischer

Votes: 21

25. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Sign of Four (1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.9
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When a woman receives a series of valuable pearls from an unknown party after the disappearance of her father, Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Director: William Sterling | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Ann Bell, Paul Daneman

Votes: 321

26. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 839

27. Hamlet (1948)

Unrated | 155 min | Drama

7.8
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 11,721

28. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Stars: Nigel Stock, Peter Cushing, Douglas Wilmer, Peter Madden

Votes: 271

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

Drama

7.8
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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 44

30. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross, Barry Norman

Votes: 363

31. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 22

32. Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Horror

7.8
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The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.

Director: Ted Newsom | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Roy Ward Baker, James Bernard

Votes: 209

33. Peter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to Hollywood (1989 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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An interview with Legendary Actor Peter Cushing and clips from some of his best films.

Director: Alan Bell | Stars: Peter Cushing, Dick Vosburgh, Francis De Wolff, Edward Evans

Votes: 36

34. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978–1983)
Episode: The First Thames Special (1978)

62 min | Comedy

7.8
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Morecambe and Wise get thrown out of a BBC van and start their first special at Thames television. Sketches include a Jungle Book skit in 'The Wonderful World of Ernie', 'I Remember it Well... See full summary »

Director: Keith Beckett | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Donald Sinden, Judi Dench

Votes: 5

35. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Moment of Truth (1955)

90 min | Drama

7.8
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Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Ian Colin, Peter Cushing, Hugh Griffith, Noel Hood

Votes: 6

36. The Zoo Gang (1974– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Four people who worked together during World War 2, were known as the Zoo Club because their code names were of animals. And 30 years later still work on various adventures.

Stars: Brian Keith, John Mills, Barry Morse, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 48

37. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Episode: The Silent Scream (1980)

52 min | Horror

7.7
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When Chuck Spillers is released from prison, he tells his wife Annie that he had been visited by an old man, Martin Blueck, along his sentence for robbing a safe, and Blueck had given some ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Peter Cushing, Brian Cox, Elaine Donnelly, Anthony Carrick

Votes: 280

38. Cash on Demand (1961)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird

Votes: 567

39. Home at Seven (1957 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.5
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David Preston always returns home from work by seven o'clock, and tonight is no different from any other - except that it's a full day later than he thinks it is, and he can't account for the previous 24 hours.

Stars: Peter Cushing, Helen Shingler, Arnold Bell, Richard Caldicot

Votes: 8

40. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Blue Carbuncle (1968)

49 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.5
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After Holmes turns down the imperious Lady Morcar's demand that he help her locate a stolen priceless blue carbuncle, the gem turns up in a Christmas goose.

Director: Bill Bain | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Madge Ryan, James Beck

Votes: 62

41. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
Episode: The Eagle's Nest (1976)

50 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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Steed investigates the death of a colleague while Gambit witnesses the kidnapping of Professor Von Claus. Purdey scuba dives to the remote island of St. Dorca, where a monastery hides a secret and Germany's greatest treasure.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Peter Cushing

Votes: 76

42. Horror of Dracula (1958)

Approved | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling

Votes: 15,237

43. 49th Parallel (1941)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller

7.4
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A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George, Eric Portman

Votes: 4,279

44. A Chump at Oxford (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy

7.4
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students.

Director: Alfred J. Goulding | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey, Wilfred Lucas

Votes: 2,508

45. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.

Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate, Zienia Merton

Votes: 4,710

46. Top Secret! (1984)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 46,088

47. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Maurice Marsac

Votes: 1,171

48. Moulin Rouge (1952)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Director: John Huston | Stars: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand, Suzanne Flon

Votes: 3,771

49. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Votes: 6,290

50. The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)

Passed | 113 min | Adventure, History, Romance

7.2
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Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D'Artagnan.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, Warren William, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 1,064

51. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

7.2
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Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Daniel Retuerta

Votes: 47

52. A Touch of the Sun (1979)

85 min | Comedy

7.2
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A bumbling US marine Captain is assigned to retrieve a space capsule from a despotic African ruler.

Director: Peter Curran | Stars: Oliver Reed, Sylvaine Charlet, Peter Cushing, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 240

53. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Boscombe Valley Mystery (1968)

49 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The much cantankerous and widely despised Bill McCarthy is found bludgeoned to death and his son, with whom he often quarreled, is the prime suspect.

Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, John Tate, Nick Tate

Votes: 59

54. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

7.1
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

Votes: 658

55. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.1
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In 1828 Scotland, Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Knox does medical research on cadavers he buys from murderers Burke and Hare, without questioning the unethical procurement methods.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Peter Cushing, June Laverick, Donald Pleasence, George Rose

Votes: 1,099

56. Wogan (1982–1993)

35 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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Long-running talk show featuring relaxed and informal chat with celebrity guests.

Stars: Terry Wogan, Joanna Lumley, Kenneth Williams, Ben Elton

Votes: 110

57. Everyman (1977– )

50 min | Documentary

7.1
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Weekly religious affairs programme.

Stars: Peter France, Jenni Murray, Vanya Kewley, Joan Bakewell

Votes: 15

58. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five strangers get lost in a crypt and meet the mysterious Crypt Keeper, and receive visions of how they will die.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 6,364

59. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Votes: 6,544

60. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Hound of the Baskervilles: Part One (1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Holmes asks Watson to protect the new Lord of Baskerville Manor whose life seems to be threatened by a legendary, almost supernatural, hound.

Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Gary Raymond, Gabriella Licudi

Votes: 72

61. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Hound of the Baskervilles: Part Two (1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Sir Henry is apparently attacked and killed by the hound but the victim is actually an escaped convict, Seldon, Mrs. Barrymore's brother, to whom she had given old clothes of Henry's and ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Gary Raymond, Gabriella Licudi

Votes: 63

62. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Vorpal Blade (1983)

Horror, Thriller

7.0
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Elderly - uniformed - Teuton Von Baden tells colleague Winterluck a tale from his youth when he was a student in Heidelberg over fifty years earlier. A fellow student Cassan was a bully but... See full summary »

Director: John Jacobs | Stars: Peter Cushing, Anthony Higgins, John Bailey, Andrew Bicknell

Votes: 47

63. Time Without Pity (1957)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Alec Graham is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Jennie, with whom he spent a weekend at the English country home of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford. Alec's ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern, Paul Daneman

Votes: 636

64. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

PG-13 | 101 min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

Votes: 2,906

65. Night Creatures (1962)

Unrated | 82 min | Adventure, Horror, Romance

6.9
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In 18th-century England, the Royal Crown sends Royal Navy Captain Collier and his crew to investigate reports of illegal smuggling and bootlegging in a coastal town where locals believe in Marsh Phantoms.

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Cushing, Yvonne Romain, Patrick Allen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 1,754

66. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

6.9
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We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Eunice Gayson, Michael Gwynn

Votes: 3,031

67. Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Set in 1898, Cambridge, Massachusetts, depicts Annie Sullivan Macy supporting her student Helen Keller at Radcliffe College.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Blythe Danner, Mare Winningham, Perry King, Vera Miles

Votes: 110

68. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Brian Haines, John Ronane, Aubrey Richards, Neil Wilson

Votes: 7

69. The Winslow Boy (1958 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Derek Aylward, Janet Burnell, Peter Cushing, William Fox

Votes: 7

70. The Mummy (1959)

Unrated | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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In 1895, British archaeologists find and open the tomb of Egyptian Princess Ananka with nefarious consequences.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, Eddie Byrne

Votes: 5,309

71. 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: 4,454

72. From Beyond the Grave (1974)

PG | 97 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Peter Cushing, Ian Bannen, Ian Carmichael, Diana Dors

Votes: 2,285

73. Vigil in the Night (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Drama

6.8
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Nurse Anne Lee blames herself for a fatal mistake of her sister Lucy, who also is a nurse. Anne loses her job, and gets a new one at a poorly equipped country hospital. There she falls in ... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Carole Lombard, Anne Shirley, Brian Aherne, Julien Mitchell

Votes: 523

74. The Devil's Agent (1962)

77 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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In East Germany, a double agent falls for a beautiful young escapee from Hungary.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Peter van Eyck, Marianne Koch, Macdonald Carey, Christopher Lee

Votes: 36

75. The Spread of the Eagle (1963 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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Stars: Terry Wale, Hugh Dickson, Roger Croucher, Bernard Lloyd

Votes: 10

76. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: A Study in Scarlet (1968)

48 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

6.8
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When a man is found poisoned in an abandoned building with the word "RACHE" written in blood on the wall. LaStrade confidently declares, "Cherchez la femme!"

Director: Henri Safran | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Joe Melia, George A. Cooper

Votes: 77

77. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Anastasia (1953)

Drama

6.8
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.

Stars: Charles Cameron, Bryan Coleman, Peter Cushing, Ruth Goddard

Votes: 5

78. Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)

Unrated | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Max Adrian, Ann Bell

Votes: 3,296

79. The Naked Edge (1961)

Approved | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Deborah Kerr, Eric Portman, Diane Cilento

Votes: 613

80. 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: 790

81. Violent Playground (1958)

108 min | Drama, Crime

6.7
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Struggle between a Liverpool Juvenile Liaison officer and a young and dangerous pyromaniac.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Stanley Baker, Anne Heywood, David McCallum, Peter Cushing

Votes: 230

82. Laddie (1940)

70 min | Drama

6.7
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Handsome Laddie Stanton courts neighbor Pamela Pryor, meeting opposition from her stern military father, recently immigrated from England.

Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Tim Holt, Virginia Gilmore, Joan Carroll, Spring Byington

Votes: 29

83. Twins of Evil (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror

6.6
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A religious sect led by Gustav Weil hunts all women suspected of witchcraft, killing a number of innocent victims. Young Katy, Gustav's niece, will involve herself in a devilish cult, and become an instrument of Justice in the region.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Inigo Jackson, Judy Matheson, Peter Cushing, Harvey Hall

Votes: 3,055

84. The Vampire Lovers (1970)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.6
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Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of late eighteenth-century Gemany.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Pippa Steel, Madeline Smith, Peter Cushing

Votes: 3,752

85. Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)

Unrated | 92 min | Horror

6.6
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A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the soul does not leave the body on the instant of death. His lab assistant, young Hans, ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters, Robert Morris

Votes: 3,027

86. The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

GP | 102 min | Horror

6.6
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An anthology of four horror stories revolving around a mysterious rental house in the UK.

Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: John Bryans, John Bennett, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

Votes: 3,127

87. A Tale of Two Cities (1980 TV Movie)

162 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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An ex-aristocrat from France and an alcoholic English lawyer find themselves crossing paths and in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Chris Sarandon, Peter Cushing, Kenneth More, Barry Morse

Votes: 450

88. The Great Houdini (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Paul Michael Glaser, Sally Struthers, Ruth Gordon, Vivian Vance

Votes: 252

89. Pride and Prejudice (1952 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Thea Holme, Daphne Slater, Peter Cushing, Milton Rosmer

Votes: 14

90. The Man Who Finally Died (1963)

98 min | Thriller, Drama

6.6
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A mysterious call summons Joe Newman to Bavaria in search of the father he believed dead for 20 years.

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Stanley Baker, Peter Cushing, Georgina Ward, Mai Zetterling

Votes: 96

91. Asylum (I) (1972)

PG | 88 min | Horror

6.5
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In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, Peter Cushing

Votes: 3,731

92. Horror Express (1972)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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In 1906, in China, a British anthropologist discovers a frozen prehistoric creature and must transport it to Europe by train.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa

Votes: 6,015

93. The Gorgon (1964)

Approved | 83 min | Horror

6.5
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In the early 20th century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco, Barbara Shelley

Votes: 3,348

94. Trouble in the Sky (1960)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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In Britain, at the dawn of jet-powered commercial aviation, an aircraft manufacturer tries to shift the blame from mechanical failure to pilot error when its newest jet airliner has a series of accidents.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Michael Craig, Peter Cushing, Bernard Lee, Elizabeth Seal

Votes: 105

95. The Abominable Snowman (1957)

85 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis

Votes: 2,545

96. The Risk (1960)

81 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A government team researching cures for plague find their results put on the Official Secrets list. One of their number is so incensed by this that he lets the maimed and jealous companion ... See full summary »

Directors: John Boulting, Roy Boulting | Stars: Tony Britton, Virginia Maskell, Ian Bannen, Peter Cushing

Votes: 72

97. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

6.5
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Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Michael Scott, Brian Trueman, Clive James

Votes: 57

98. Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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The vengeful doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Peter Cushing, Beryl Reid

Votes: 4,062

99. House of the Long Shadows (1983)

PG | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers... See full summary »

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Desi Arnaz Jr.

Votes: 1,957

100. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

R | 93 min | Horror

6.4
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Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

Votes: 2,217