Highest Rated Titles With Martin Boddey


1. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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

Votes: 41

2. The World of Tim Frazer (1960–1961)

30 min | Drama

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An engineer is drawn into the world of espionage.

Stars: Jack Hedley, Ralph Michael, Francis Matthews, Patricia Haines

Votes: 8

3. Zero One (1962– )

30 min | Drama

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Film series about International Air Security, whose call sign is "Zero One"

Stars: Nigel Patrick, William Smith, Katya Douglas, Hugh McDermott

Votes: 36

4. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

23 min | Drama

8.7
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. narrated, produced and frequently starred in this anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce.

Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Christopher Lee, Ron Randell, Barbara Mullen

Votes: 39

5. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

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

Votes: 1,175

6. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

Votes: 72

7. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

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The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space fighting monsters and other villainous megalomaniacs with his companions.

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

Votes: 28,966

8. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

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

Votes: 100

9. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 57

10. The Citadel (1960– )

30 min | Drama

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The story of an idealistic doctor, his struggles, his successes, his compromises and his stand on a matter of principle.

Stars: Eric Lander, Zena Walker, Jack May, Noel Harrison

Votes: 22

11. The Third Man (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 124,682 | Gross: $0.45M

12. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Rupert Davies

Votes: 104

13. Justice (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

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Cases of a lady barrister.

Stars: Margaret Lockwood, John Stone, John Bryans, Philip Stone

Votes: 16

14. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 37

15. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

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Yorkshire Television's hugely successful legal drama, The Main Chance, was so fast-paced that even the opening credits were played over images of a speeding train... See full synopsis »

Stars: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Votes: 27

16. Knock on Any Door (1965–1966)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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An anthology series with the premise that there is story behind every door.

Stars: Ted Willis, Brenda Bruce, Helen Fraser, Peter Copley

Votes: 5

17. The Cheaters (1960–1962)

30 min | Mystery

8.2
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Cases of an Insurance Claims Investigator.

Stars: John Ireland, Robert Ayres, Ann Hanslip, Colin Tapley

Votes: 9

18. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 42

19. The Naked Civil Servant (1975 TV Movie)

77 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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The life and times of Quentin Crisp, an outrageous and flamboyant homosexual, coming of age and growing into old age in conservative England.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Hurt, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge, Stanley Lebor

Votes: 1,205

20. Danger Man (1960–1962)

TV-PG | 24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

Votes: 733

21. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Jack Watling, Patrick Wymark, Norma Ronald, Reginald Marsh

Votes: 12

22. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: The Prince and the Pauper: Long Live the Rightful King (1962)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Guy Williams, Donald Houston, Sean Scully, Niall MacGinnis

Votes: 22

23. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

Votes: 25,284

24. 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

25. Patrol Car (1954– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Bruce Seton, Robert Raglan, Philip Dale, Jack Melford

Votes: 12

26. The Champions (1968–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 719

27. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: O Fat White Woman (1971)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The wife of a headmaster discovers that he has been physically abusing his students.

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Maureen Pryor, Peter Jeffrey, William Relton, Alethea Charlton

Votes: 10

28. Department S (1969–1970)
Episode: The Man in the Elegant Room (1969)

Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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An estate agent shows a client a warehouse on a trading estate in which,to their shock,they discover that the entire ground floor of an elegant house has been constructed - furthermore ... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols, Dennis Alaba Peters

Votes: 22

29. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: The Prince and the Pauper: The Merciful Law of the King (1962)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Guy Williams, Donald Houston, Sean Scully, Niall MacGinnis

Votes: 21

30. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Sea Devils: Episode Six (1972)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The Sea Devils take over the naval base and the Doctor is forced to help the Master find a way to revive their colony.

Director: Michael E. Briant | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Roger Delgado, Katy Manning, Edwin Richfield

Votes: 187

31. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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: 172

32. The Army Game (1957–1961)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The exploits of a bunch of army conscripts.

Stars: Harry Fowler, Frank Williams, Ted Lune, Alfie Bass

Votes: 55

33. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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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: 26

34. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Journey Ends Halfway (1961)

TV-PG | 26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Numerous people have disappeared along an escape route to freedom. John Drake follows in the steps of one of the missing men, discovering that the would-be refugees are being killed during ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Paul Daneman, Willoughby Goddard, Anna May Wong

Votes: 30

35. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Sea Devils: Episode Five (1972)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.6
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The Doctor is taken to the Sea Devils' underwater colony where he tries to make peace with the creatures, only for the navy to attack the base.

Director: Michael E. Briant | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Roger Delgado, Katy Manning, Edwin Richfield

Votes: 188

36. The Kitchen (1961)

76 min | Drama

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Director: James Hill | Stars: Carl Möhner, Mary Yeomans, Brian Phelan, Tom Bell

Votes: 31

37. Softly Softly (1966–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Softly Softly was a drama series about a West Country police force solving local crime. It was a spin-off from another BBC drama series, Z Cars.

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

Votes: 67

38. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 2,841

39. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.3
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Ray Barrett, Robert Hardy

Votes: 33

40. The Franchise Affair (1951)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 85

41. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 196

42. Ivanhoe (1958– )

30 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a noble knight and champion of justice during the rule of the evil Prince John.

Stars: Roger Moore, Robert Brown, Andrew Keir, Martin Wyldeck

Votes: 213

43. Department S (1969–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols, Dennis Alaba Peters

Votes: 294

44. Seven Days to Noon (1950)

94 min | Thriller, Drama

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

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

Votes: 1,051

45. Laughter in Paradise (1951)

93 min | Comedy

7.2
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When a millionaire practical joker dies, he divides his fortune among four heirs who must carry out his zany instructions to cash in.

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton, George Cole

Votes: 966

46. How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)

79 min | Crime, Comedy

7.2
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The impoverished Clitterburn family live on a grand English estate but times are hard and the head of the household, Sir Henry, seizes upon news of the impending arrival of their rich ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Patrick | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Charles Coburn, Wendy Hiller, Katie Johnson

Votes: 129

47. Scotland Yard (1960– )

Drama

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Each episode is based on a true crime case with the names changed.

Stars: Geoffrey Matthews, Brian Vaughan, Ewan MacDuff, Humphrey Heathcote

Votes: 6

48. The Square Peg (1958)

85 min | Comedy, War

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

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

Votes: 1,013

49. The Dancing Years (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.2
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The episodic story of a composer of operettas, Rudi Kleiber, in in old Viennese days, and the two women in his life; Maria Zeitler, his sweetheart, later mistress, lost love, an operetta ... See full summary »

Director: Harold French | Stars: Dennis Price, Gisèle Préville, Patricia Dainton, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 30

50. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

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

Votes: 11

51. The Adventures of Hal 5 (1958)

59 min | Family, Adventure

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A children's adventure. Hal V is a car owned (and loved) by the Hayward family and their children. Then a wicked garage owner tries to steal their beloved car to sell for lots of money, but... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: John Glyn-Jones, John Charlesworth, David Morrell, Edwin Richfield

Votes: 24

52. The Magic Box (1951)

Approved | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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A chronicle of the life of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell, Renée Asherson, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 931

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

R | 100 min | Comedy

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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: 485

54. The Two-Headed Spy (1958)

93 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.1
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This movie is based on a true story as written in A.P. Scotland's autobiography "The London Cage". The plot has greatly exaggerated the actual events of A.P. Scotland's experiences, including the addition of a fictional love interest.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Gia Scala, Erik Schumann, Alexander Knox

Votes: 315

55. Bedazzled (1967)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Raquel Welch

Votes: 7,076

56. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

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

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Roy Dotrice, Richard Greene

Votes: 6,965

57. Sailor of the King (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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

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

Votes: 432

58. The Great Manhunt (1950)

Passed | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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Visiting in England, famed American surgeon Doctor John Marlowe is decoyed to a middle European country, and discovers the operation he is to perform is on the Vosnian dictator. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins, Walter Rilla

Votes: 169

59. Dangerous Youth (1957)

98 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

7.0
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Just after a young singer comes out with his first hit record, he is drafted into the Army.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: George Baker, Frankie Vaughan, Carole Lesley, Jocelyn Lane

Votes: 25

60. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )
Episode: The Firebug (1964)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Fires are being set at random in south London, all in abandoned properties, until one kills some squatters,and C.I.D. looks into it. The arsonist is a quiet, seemingly normal man who's gone psycho after a fire killed his loved ones.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, George Cole

Votes: 8

61. Oscar Wilde (1960)

96 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Oscar Wilde's homosexuality is exposed when he tries to defend himself against his lover's father.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Robert Morley, Phyllis Calvert, Ralph Richardson, John Neville

Votes: 322

62. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)
Episode: The Prince and the Pauper: The Pauper King (1962)

Unrated | 50 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.9
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In London of 1537, two boys resembling each other meet accidentally and exchange "roles" for a short while. After many adventures, the prince regains his rightful identity and graciously makes his "twin" a ward of the court.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Guy Williams, Laurence Naismith, Donald Houston, Sean Scully

Votes: 183

63. Indiscreet (1958)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An actress who has given up on love meets a suave banker and begins a flirtation with him...even though he's already married.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker, Phyllis Calvert

Votes: 6,104

64. The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This ... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Davy Kaye

Votes: 1,294

65. The Newcomers (1965–1969)

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Ellis Cooper, wife Vivienne, grandmother and their three children are relocated from London to a rural town Angleton by his employer. Helping them adjust to country living are the Harkers whose father also works for Eden Brothers.

Stars: Gladys Henson, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Gerald Cross, Michael Collins

Votes: 24

66. Landfall (1949)

86 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett, Edith Sharpe, Margaret Barton

Votes: 70

67. Malaga (1960)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in the back, dumps his girlfriend and goes on the run with the loot. The ex-partner and the girlfriend team up to go after him.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dorothy Dandridge, Edmund Purdom, Michael Hordern

Votes: 51

68. Circle of Deception (1960)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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Unbeknownst to him, a soldier is sent on a doomed mission because of the high likelihood of him divulging secrets if captured and tortured.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Suzy Parker, Bradford Dillman, Harry Andrews, Robert Stephens

Votes: 162

69. The Last Man to Hang? (1956)

75 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars, Eunice Gayson, Freda Jackson

Votes: 12

70. The Champions (1968–1969)
Episode: Operation Deep-Freeze (1968)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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A party of scientists from the Scott Base in Antarctica, sent to investigate an explosion, goes missing, as do two subsequent search groups and Richard and Craig are sent to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Dickson | Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 26

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

55 min | Adventure, Family

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

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

Votes: 246

72. The Naked Edge (1961)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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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: 719

73. 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: 1,037

74. The Model Murder Case (1963)

90 min | Mystery, Crime, Drama

6.7
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When a beautiful girl is murdered, Inspector Birkett finds that she had some famous friends who don't want publicity.

Director: Michael Truman | Stars: Ian Hendry, Ronald Fraser, Margaret Johnston, Natasha Parry

Votes: 78

75. Four Desperate Men (1959)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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An escaped prisoner is trying to clear his name.

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

Votes: 99

76. Idol on Parade (1959)

88 min | Comedy

6.7
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A rock'n'roll idol is drafted into the wrong regiment.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: William Bendix, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries

Votes: 69

77. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 148

78. Playgirl After Dark (1960)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A French reporter working on a steamy story about the secret strip joints found in London's Soho district becomes involved in the lives of the owner and star of a famous club.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Jayne Mansfield, Leo Genn, Karlheinz Böhm, Christopher Lee

Votes: 220

79. Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.6
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The wartime adventures of Scotish highland leader Rob Roy MacGregor during the reign of King George I in the 18th century.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough

Votes: 330

80. Personal Affair (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Barbara Vining is 17 years old and living with her family in a 1950s postwar English village. Her father, Henry, is a newspaper journalist and mother, Vi, a homemaker; her maiden aunt, ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Gene Tierney, Leo Genn, Glynis Johns, Walter Fitzgerald

Votes: 284

81. Cloudburst (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Mystery

6.6
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A Canadian World War II veteran working for the British Foreign Office scours England for the killer who murdered his wife.

Director: Francis Searle | Stars: Robert Preston, Elizabeth Sellars, Colin Tapley, Sheila Burrell

Votes: 232

82. Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (1952)

93 min | Comedy

6.6
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Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: George Cole, Oskar Homolka, Nadia Gray, Frederick Valk

Votes: 88

83. Forbidden Cargo (1954)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Kenyon is a narcotics agent who, with the aid of a titled bird-watcher attempts to trap a brother and sister drug smuggling team.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars, Terence Morgan

Votes: 71

84. You Can't Escape (1956)

77 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.6
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An up and coming young writer accidentally kills his ex-girlfriend then tries to cover it up but just tangles up a web of lies he weaves. The more he tries to hide, the deeper he digs the hole.

Director: Wilfred Eades | Stars: Noelle Middleton, Guy Rolfe, Robert Urquhart, Peter Reynolds

Votes: 15

85. Rebound (1959)

61 min | Drama

6.6
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Douglas Baines, a wartime army deserter, is lying low in a shabby flat with his girlfriend Daisy and the couple's small son, Jiffy. Returning home with a toy for Jiffy's second birthday, he... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Lyndon Brook, Jane Hylton, Jill Browne, John Paul

Votes: 12

86. Mad About Men (1954)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Glynis Johns, Donald Sinden, Anne Crawford, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 351

87. Folly to Be Wise (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

6.5
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Newly arrived Army chaplin Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan, Roland Culver, Colin Gordon

Votes: 175

88. The Assassin (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Private detective Edward Mercer goes to Venice at the request of a French insurance company to locate a brave Italian whom they wish to reward for his part in the rescue of an Allied airman... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson, George Coulouris

Votes: 215

89. Chain of Events (1958)

62 min | Drama

6.4
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When a clerk tries to dodge paying a bus fare, it sparks all sorts of complications.

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Dermot Walsh, Susan Shaw, Lisa Gastoni, Jack Watling

Votes: 27

90. There's Always a Thursday (1957)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Following a misunderstanding, a humble clerk gets the reputation of a ladies' man.

Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: Charles Victor, Frances Day, Marjorie Rhodes, Bruce Seton

Votes: 26

91. Carry on Nurse (1959)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 1,929

92. Carry On Sergeant (1958)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, War

6.3
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Sergeant Grimshaw wants to retire in the flush of success by winning the Star Squad prize with his very last platoon of newly called-up National Servicemen. But what a motley bunch they ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, William Hartnell, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 1,770

93. The Man Who Finally Died (1963)

98 min | Thriller, Drama

6.3
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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: 132

94. Cage of Gold (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A young bride believes her husband has been killed. After a suitable period of mourning, she re-marries. But then her "dead" husband comes back and tries to extort money from her.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jean Simmons, David Farrar, James Donald, Madeleine Lebeau

Votes: 135

95. Eyewitness (1956)

82 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of the house, and into a night of terror. She heads for the local cinema, and in doing so, becomes the only eyewitness to a couple of ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, Belinda Lee, Michael Craig

Votes: 67

96. The 20 Questions Murder Mystery (1950)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

6.3
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BBC Radio's 20 Questions receives anonymous clues that connect to a series of murders. Reporters try and break the code before more deaths come to pass.

Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson, Clifford Evans, Stewart MacPherson

Votes: 55

97. Violent Stranger (II) (1957)

83 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A woman's husband has been convicted of murder. Knowing he is innocent, she sets out to find the real killer.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Zachary Scott, Faith Domergue, Peter Illing, Faith Brook

Votes: 10

98. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

6.2
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This well-liked series was a drama/soap set in a hospital.

Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Frederick Bartman, Desmond Carrington

Votes: 27

99. Island Rescue (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.2
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During WW2, British Major Valentine Moreland is tasked with rescuing a prized pedigree cow from the German-occupied Channel Island of Armorel.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: David Niven, Glynis Johns, George Coulouris, Barry Jones

Votes: 173

100. Norman Conquest (1953)

75 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A private detective solves a murder of which he has been accused, and tracks down a gang of jewel smugglers.

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Tom Conway, Eva Bartok, Joy Shelton, Sidney James

Votes: 69