Highest Rated Titles With Denholm Elliott


1. Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

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First episode of new series called "Armchair Mystery Theatre", set in a Cornish fishing village, peopled with sinister local rustic types. A "Wicker Man" atmosphere to the story, without ... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Pleasence, Ian Hendry, Thomas Heathcote, Charles Gray

Votes: 6

2. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 42

3. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Episode: Let's Murder Vivaldi (1968)

65 min | Drama

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Two couples, one fights all the time and the others let tensions in their relationship build until one stabs the other, the ones that fight end up saying oh well let's murder Vivaldi they pick up their violins and play together.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Gwen Watford, Glenda Jackson, David Sumner

Votes: 8

4. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Cris Roberts, Mike Ragan, David Armstrong

Votes: 257

5. Coronet Blue (1967– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.7
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Michael Alden is an amnesiac, who must discover his real identity before the operatives of a mysterious group locate him and kill him. The key to his past might be "Coronet Blue" - a meaningless phrase he for some reason remembers.

Stars: Frank Converse, Joe Silver, Brian Bedford, Robert Burr

Votes: 98

6. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 9

7. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 10,909

8. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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85 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 722,365 | Gross: $248.16M

9. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

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

Votes: 22

10. Clayhanger (1976– )

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A coming-of-age story set in the 19th century England about Edwin Clayhanger, a young man who wants to be an architect, but it is expected of him to continue the family's printing business which he accepts for the time being.

Stars: Peter McEnery, Janet Suzman, Thelma Whiteley, Louise Purnell

Votes: 24

11. Past Caring (1985 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama

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67 year-old Victor is forced to move into an old people's home but he prefers to grow old disgracefully.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Emlyn Williams, Connie Booth, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 15

12. Twelfth Night (1957 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Viola and Sebastian are lookalike twins, separated by a shipwreck. Viola lands in Illyria, where she disguises herself like her brother and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino. Orsino ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Max Adrian, Lloyd Bochner, Richard Buck, William Cottrell

Votes: 9

13. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. must follow in his father's footsteps to stop the Nazis from getting their hands on the Holy Grail first.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 565,598 | Gross: $197.17M

14. Secret Agent (1964–1967)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 822

15. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 121

16. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: A Death in the Family (1972)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Sadly, as a methodical assassin has been killing off the noble and honourable members of the Sinclair Clan one by one, Brett who is next in line, must find a way to flush him out, of course with the aid of Danny and a stunning Sinclair.

Directors: Sidney Hayers, Leslie Norman | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Diane Cilento, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 135

17. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.

Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith, Juliet Harmer

Votes: 3,597

18. 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: 89

19. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery

8.1
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell

Votes: 329

20. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn.

Stars: Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, Barbara New, David Griffin

Votes: 992

21. Shades of Greene (1975– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Denholm Elliott, Shane Briant, Neville Phillips, Ian Hendry

Votes: 16

22. The Man in Room 17 (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

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Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police and government agencies. Headed by veteran World War II Agent Oldenshaw, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Vernon, Michael Aldridge, Denholm Elliott, Willoughby Goddard

Votes: 18

23. Secret Agent (1964–1967)
Episode: The Hunting Party (1966)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Investigating leaks seemingly from the House of Lords, Drake becomes manservant to the wealthy Jordans; Claudia and Basil - a very disparate couple, at their chateau in the Loire Valley of France.

Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Moira Lister, Denholm Elliott, Edward Underdown

Votes: 26

24. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Wild Duck (1971)

Drama

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Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Derek Godfrey, Mark Dignam, Rosemary Leach

Votes: 25

25. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brinson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 167

26. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Kirsty Wark, Stephen Fry

Votes: 113

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

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 55

28. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc.

Stars: Elmer Davis, Charles Dingle, Richard Bishop, Joan Chandler

Votes: 19

29. Bangkok Hilton (1989– )
Episode: Part 3 (1989)

Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Director: Ken Cameron | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Denholm Elliott, Hugo Weaving, Joy Smithers

Votes: 17

30. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)
Episode: Wuthering Heights (1958)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.0
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Mistreated foundling Heathcliff and his stepsister Catherine fall in love, but when she marries a wealthy man, he becomes obsessed with getting revenge, even well into the next generation.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Richard Burton, John Colicos, Patty Duke, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 9

31. Bangkok Hilton (1989– )

240 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a... See full summary »

Stars: Nicole Kidman, Denholm Elliott, Hugo Weaving, Joy Smithers

Votes: 3,863

32. Marco Polo (1982–1983)

504 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.

Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, David Warner

Votes: 908

33. 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 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 37

34. A Child's Christmas in Wales (1987 TV Movie)

55 min | Family, Drama

7.9
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It's Christmas Eve in Wales. A young boy named Thomas is excited about the holiday, but he's also disappointed because it's raining instead of snowing. His grandfather gives him an old snow... See full summary »

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Mathonwy Reeves, Glynis Davies, Michael Fawkes

Votes: 360

35. The Holly and the Ivy (1952)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

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A heartwarming tale of an English minister and his family reunited at Christmas time. Their story includes a remembrance of their WWII trials

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Celia Johnson, Margaret Leighton, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 463

36. The Love She Sought (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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An aging school teacher (Lansbury) at a Catholic grammar school in Minnesota questions her life's existence when she has to start battling a new bishop (Prosky). As a result she retires and... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Denholm Elliott, Cynthia Nixon, Gary Hershberger

Votes: 772

37. The Lark (1957 TV Movie)

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Closely follows a dramatization by playwright Jean Anouilh, 'The Lark' depicts the trial of Joan of Arc plus a few flashback scenes.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Julie Harris, Boris Karloff, Eli Wallach, Basil Rathbone

Votes: 9

38. Invincible Mr. Disraeli (1963 TV Movie)

76 min | Biography, Drama

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The rise of the legendary 19th-century British politician and prime minister Benjamin Disraeli.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Trevor Howard, Greer Garson, Eric Berry, Norman Barrs

Votes: 16

39. Bangkok Hilton (1989– )
Episode: Part 1 (1989)

Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Director: Ken Cameron | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Denholm Elliott, Hugo Weaving, Joy Smithers

Votes: 18

40. Bangkok Hilton (1989– )
Episode: Part 2 (1989)

Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Director: Ken Cameron | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Denholm Elliott, Hugo Weaving, Joy Smithers

Votes: 18

41. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: School Play (1979)

75 min | Drama

7.9
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A play about the horrors of life at an English public school - with all the schoolboys played by adults.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Jeremy Kemp, Denholm Elliott, Michael Kitchen, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 13

42. 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: 1,008

43. Hammer House of Horror (1980)

51 min | Horror

7.8
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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: 988

44. Noble House (1988– )

355 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Company, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of ... See full summary »

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,054

45. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 71

46. Mystery and Imagination (1966–1970)

75 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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A British anthology series based on classic ghost stories and chillers from M. R. James, Poe, Algernon Blackwood, Sheridan Le Fanu and others; later branching into feature-length teleplays ... See full summary »

Stars: David Buck, Freddie Jones, Robert Hunter, Mark Moss

Votes: 43

47. The Signalman (1976 TV Short)

37 min | Drama, Horror, Short

7.8
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A lonely Signalman is visited by a stranger.

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Bernard Lloyd, Reginald Jessup, Carina Wyeth

Votes: 775

48. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)
Episode: Across the Andes by Frog (1977)

TV-14 | 32 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Some of the music towards the end was entitled "Victory" which was also used in the Australian police whodunnit from the sixties entitled "Homicide"

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Michael Palin, Denholm Elliott, Don Henderson, Eileen Way

Votes: 145

49. Marco Polo (1982–1983)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1982)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Ken Marshall, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, John Houseman

Votes: 16

50. Noble House (1988– )
Episode: Part II (1988)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 20

51. Maurice (1987)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Hugh Grant, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 11,773 | Gross: $3.13M

52. Watership Down (1978)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.

Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

Votes: 27,417

53. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)

23 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A Canadian-produced fantastic anthology series scripted by famed science-fiction author Ray Bradbury. Many of the teleplays were based upon Bradbury's novels and short stories.

Stars: Ray Bradbury, Frank Whitten, Desmond Kelly, Wayne Robson

Votes: 737

54. The Cruel Sea (1953)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, War

7.7
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The World War II adventures of a British convoy escort ship and its officers.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 3,272

55. Supernatural (1977– )

50 min | Horror

7.7
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Chilling anthology series where membership to the secret society, The Club of the Damned, is granted through telling horror stories.

Stars: Andre Van Gyseghem, Billie Whitelaw, Ian Hendry, Charles Kay

Votes: 76

56. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985– )

391 min | Drama, Crime

7.7
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The great case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce drags on, an obsession to all involved. Then a question of inheritance becomes a question of murder.

Stars: Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Moore

Votes: 275

57. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

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Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

Votes: 19

58. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 27

59. Blade on the Feather (1980 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A reclusive, elderly author is visited by a young admirer...but both men are more than they claim to be.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Kika Markham, Phoebe Nicholls, Donald Pleasence, Tom Conti

Votes: 175

60. Brimstone and Treacle (1987 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

7.7
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The Bates sadly care for their severely disabled daughter Pattie. Martin arrives at their door claiming to be her college friend. He charms them into accepting him as a lodger and carer for Pattie. But Martin is not all he seems.

Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Michael Kitchen, Patricia Lawrence, Michelle Newell

Votes: 218

61. The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987 TV Special)

Family

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The official, annual, Hollywood award show that hands out many movie honors, including the Oscars. That year's show was hosted by Ralph Bellamy, and saw big wins by Marlee Matlin, Paul Newman, and Michael Caine.

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan, Brian Ackland-Snow

Votes: 242

62. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1985)

Drama, Crime

7.7
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Upon the order of the High Court of Chancery, Esther Summerson, together with Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, wards in the Jarndyce case, travel to meet their guardian, John Jarndyce, at Bleak House.

Director: Ross Devenish | Stars: Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, Philip Franks, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 7

63. King Rat (1965)

Approved | 134 min | War, Drama

7.6
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A fast-taking wheeler-dealer corporal in a Malaysian POW camp during WWII uses bribery and larceny to take de facto control of the camp from his senior officers.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 3,312

64. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 74

65. The Moon and Sixpence (1959 TV Movie)

Drama

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A staid, dull Englishman abruptly deserts his wife and children to become a painter in the South Seas.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Judith Anderson, Hume Cronyn, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 26

66. Marco Polo (1982–1983)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1983)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 5

67. Noble House (1988– )
Episode: Part IV (1988)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 18

68. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

7.5
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69 Metascore

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Votes: 111,159 | Gross: $90.40M

69. Noises Off... (1992)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

7.5
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A travelling theater group find so much action going on behind-the-scenes, they almost ruin the performances.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Michael Caine, Carol Burnett, Denholm Elliott, Julie Hagerty

Votes: 8,734 | Gross: $2.28M

70. Noble House (1988– )
Episode: Part I (1988)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 20

71. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Relative Value (1959)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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John Manbridge likes the good things in life, including betting on the horses. With no real means of support, he's taken to forging cheques in his cousin, Felix Manbridge's account. Felix ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Denholm Elliott, Torin Thatcher, Tom Conway

Votes: 139

72. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 43,163 | Gross: $50.80M

73. A Room with a View (1985)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Votes: 31,985 | Gross: $20.97M

74. The Happy Valley (1987 TV Movie)

Drama

7.4
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In 1940 Kenya as their country prepares for war, the local aristocratic social set lives a decadent, self-indulgent lifestyle, that leads to murder.

Director: Ross Devenish | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Holly Aird, Kathryn Pogson, Michael Byrne

Votes: 46

75. The Lady from the Sea (1974 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

7.4
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A lighthouse keeper's daughter, lives her opportunist marital life, until her past lover appears in her life.

Director: Basil Coleman | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Denholm Elliott, Michael Feast, Lynne Frederick

Votes: 36

76. Marco Polo (1982–1983)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1982)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Ken Marshall, Burt Lancaster, David Warner, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 14

77. Marco Polo (1982–1983)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1982)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 10

78. Marco Polo (1982–1983)
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1983)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 5

79. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: Fear Is Spreading (1975)

73 min | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery

7.4
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Two escaped convicts hold a couple hostage in their country home.

Director: Dennis Vance | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Tandy Cronyn, Anthony Valentine, Claire Nielson

Votes: 41

80. The Sextet (1972– )
Episode: Follow the Yellow Brick Road (1972)

69 min | Drama

7.4
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A disturbed actor takes refuge in drugs and therapy.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Billie Whitelaw, Richard Vernon, Dennis Waterman

Votes: 21

81. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Hotel du Lac (1986)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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An authoress, whose career is more successful than her private life, arrives at a Swiss hotel and finds her life changing in unexpected ways.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Anna Massey, Denholm Elliott, Googie Withers, Julia McKenzie

Votes: 115

82. Noble House (1988– )
Episode: Part III (1988)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 16

83. Mystery and Imagination (1966–1970)
Episode: The Fall of the House of Usher (1966)

50 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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A young man seeks the woman he has fallen in love with at an isolated old house, and comes into conflict with her neurotic brother.

Director: Kim Mills | Stars: David Buck, Denholm Elliott, Dudley Jones, Oliver MacGreevy

Votes: 22

84. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Stinker (1980)

Horror, Thriller

7.4
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Meek accountant Harold Tinker, despised by his ambitious, younger wife Phyl, meets Jack Cutler, an old school contemporary. Cutler used to call Harold 'Stinker Tinker' and generally made ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Joss Ackland, Patricia Quinn, Diane Holland

Votes: 82

85. Premiere (1977–1980)

30 min | Drama

7.3
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Stars: David Parfitt, Johnny Allan, Brian Poyser, Phil Daniels

Votes: 6

86. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1985)

Drama, Crime

7.3
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Tulkinghorn inquires into the death of Nemo, whose handwriting was recognized by Lady Dedlock. Later, Gumpy expresses his feelings for Esther, to her discomfort. Finally, the wheels of justice at the Chancery are displayed.

Director: Ross Devenish | Stars: Robin Bailey, Suzanne Burden, Jack Carr, Sylvia Coleridge

Votes: 6

87. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)
Episode: The Coffin (1988)

26 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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When the eccentric millionaire Charles Braling takes all his savings to his manor and builds a glass coffin, his greedy brother Richard Braling mocks him. Charles dies and in the will, ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Cotter | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Dan O'Herlihy, Clive Swift, Ray Bradbury

Votes: 72

88. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Crocodile Case (1958)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Jack Lyons is interrogated by the police. He accidentally reveals himself as a murderer when he identifies a crocodile dressing case and the initials engraved on it. Since the initials were... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Denholm Elliott, Hazel Court, John Alderson

Votes: 170

89. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 215

90. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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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 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 64

91. The Night My Number Came Up (1955)

Not Rated | 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: 624

92. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 50

93. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in. 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, (Art Carney) a personable chap who drinks a little, and befriends a "pookah", a ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim O'Connor, James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, Max Adrian

Votes: 30

94. The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird (1952)

63 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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A chimney sweep and his beloved shepherdess are aided by Wonderbird in their escape from a ruthless dictator

Director: Paul Grimault | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Anouk Aimée, Serge Reggiani, Max Adrian

Votes: 168

95. Hancock (1963– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Tony Hancock, Wilfrid Lawson, Denholm Elliott, Fanny Rowe

Votes: 40

96. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1985)

Drama, Crime

7.2
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Esther meets Dr. Woodcourt, who plans to be a ship surgeon. Lady Dedlock visits Jo concerning Nemo and later meets the Jarndyce wards. Charley is hired by Jarndyce, who later learns of the plans of Ada and Richard.

Director: Ross Devenish | Stars: Cyril Appleton, Robin Bailey, Suzanne Burden, Patsy Byrne

Votes: 6

97. Alfie (1966)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Julia Foster

Votes: 11,333 | Gross: $18.87M

98. Bad Timing (1980)

X | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A psychiatrist living in Vienna enters a torrid relationship with a married woman. When she ends up in the hospital from an overdose, an inspector becomes set on discovering the demise of their affair.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Art Garfunkel, Theresa Russell, Harvey Keitel, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 6,270

99. Saint Jack (1979)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.1
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Jack Flowers, an American hustler in early 1970s Singapore, dreams of building a fortune by running a brothel and returning to the States to lead a life of luxury.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Denholm Elliott, James Villiers, Joss Ackland

Votes: 1,043

100. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.1
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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Vanessa Howard

Votes: 487