Highest Rated Titles With Robert Stephens


1. The 24th Annual Tony Awards (1970 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Julie Andrews, Rene Auberjonois, Lauren Bacall, Clive Barnes

Votes: 77

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. One Fine Day (1979 TV Movie)

95 min

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George Phillips, a middle-aged Londoner, works as an estate agent for the firm of Frobisher, Rendell and Ross. His home life is soured by clashes with his wife over whether their teenage ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Dave Allen, Robert Stephens, Dominic Guard, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 15

4. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: When the Wolves Were Running (1984)

Family, Fantasy

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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Patrick Troughton, Geoffrey Larder

Votes: 11

5. The Voyage of Charles Darwin (1978– )

60 min

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Stars: Malcolm Stoddard, Andrew Burt, David Ashton, Peter Settelen

Votes: 86

6. Stolen (1990– )

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Stars: Cheryl Prime, Art Malik, Mary Maddox, Dean Ashraf

Votes: 10

7. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: Where Shall the 'Nighted Showman Go? (1984)

Family, Fantasy

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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Patrick Troughton, Robert Stephens, James Grout

Votes: 11

8. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

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

Votes: 22

9. War and Remembrance (1988– )

1,620 min | Drama, War

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The trials of the Henry and the Jastrow families amidst the events after the U.S.'s entry into World War II.

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 2,021

10. The Box of Delights (1984– )

30 min | Family, Fantasy

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Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he ... See full summary »

Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Votes: 525

11. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: The Spider in the Web (1984)

Family, Fantasy

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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Patricia Quinn, James Grout

Votes: 8

12. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 1,100

13. First Night (1963–1964)

Drama

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Stars: Madge Ryan, Anthony Bate, James Maxwell, Michael Caine

Votes: 35

14. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: Julius Caesar (1969)

Drama

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Highly-placed Romans plot the murder of Julius Caesar.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Robert Stephens, Frank Finlay, Maurice Denham, Edward Woodward

Votes: 7

15. War and Remembrance (1988– )
Episode: Part 8 (1989)

Drama, War

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Still in the camp at Theresienstadt, where prominent Jews have been interned, Natalie and Aaron have to deal with the fact that more and more of ghetto residents are being shipped to ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 43

16. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

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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

17. 99-1 (1994– )

Crime, Drama

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Stars: Leslie Grantham, Adie Allen, Niall Buggy, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 90

18. The Year of the French (1982– )

Drama

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In 1798 a small force of French troops sail to Ireland to support the local rebels against the British forces under Lord Cornwallis

Stars: Jean-Claude Drouot, Keith Buckley, François Perrot, Gilles Ségal

Votes: 20

19. Billy Wilder (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

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A documentary about the making of Billy Wilder's "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes".

Director: Peter Gehrig | Stars: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, Robert Stephens, Clive Revill

Votes: 17

20. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: Beware of Yesterday (1984)

Family, Fantasy

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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Philip Locke, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 9

21. Holocaust (1978– )
Episode: Part 4 (1978)

Drama, Romance, War

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Erik Dorf complains to the other S.S. leaders that the executions of the Jews are not being efficiently done. An order is placed by Erik for Zyklon B (a lethal gas) for use at Auschwitz and... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Tom Bell, Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris

Votes: 77

22. War and Remembrance (1988– )
Episode: Part 9 (1989)

Drama, War

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It's 1944 and the Allies are preparing for D-day. Pug Henry is now a Rear Admiral and he again meets Pamela Tudsbury at her fiancé's residence, but their meeting is brief as he must return ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 39

23. Holocaust (1978– )
Episode: Part I: The Gathering Darkness (1978)

86 min | Drama, Romance, War

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In 1935 Berlin, the Weisses celebrate son Karl's marriage to Inga Helms. When Erik Dorf is unable to find work as a lawyer, wife Marta urges him to apply for a Nazi government job. Erik ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Tom Bell, Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Marius Goring

Votes: 94

24. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 7,314

25. Holocaust (1978– )

475 min | Drama, Romance, War

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The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community.

Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 3,665

26. Channing (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

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The series depicted life at fictitious Channing College.

Stars: Henry Jones, Jason Evers, Tyler McVey, Ed Nelson

Votes: 26

27. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: Leave Us Not Little, Nor Yet Dark (1984)

Family, Fantasy

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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Patrick Troughton, Robert Stephens, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 10

28. Holocaust (1978– )
Episode: Part 2 (1978)

90 min | Drama, Romance, War

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Inga is desperate to reunite with Karl, but her parents don't want to risk hiding her Jewish in-laws. Rudi runs away from their hiding place. Erik Dorf helps Heydrich plan and execute his ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Tom Bell, Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris

Votes: 86

29. QB VII (1974– )
Episode: Part One & Two (1974)

145 min | Drama, Mystery

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A respected Polish doctor, knighted for his humanitarian but accused of war atrocities and collaborating with the Nazis, sues an American writer for libel.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Caron, Juliet Mills

Votes: 11

30. Fortunes of War (1987)

407 min | Drama, War

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Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. The film catalogs and chronicles, after the war begins, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry

Votes: 555

31. 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

32. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

Votes: 22

33. A Question of Guilt (1980– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Joss Ackland, Diana Beevers, Marianne Borgo, Prue Clarke

Votes: 5

34. Suez 1956 (1979 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

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The story of the Suez Crisis of 1956, which brought about the end of the political career of British Prime Minister Anthony Eden.

Director: Michael Darlow | Stars: Michael Gough, Robert Stephens, Richard Vernon, Wensley Pithey

Votes: 5

35. Eustace and Hilda (1977– )

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Set in 1907, Part 1, The Shrimp and the Anemone, is a study of two youngsters whose fortunes change after their meeting with the formidable old invalid, Miss Fothergill.

Stars: Dorothy Alison, Gerry Cowper, Susan Fleetwood, Anne Kristen

Votes: 7

36. Vienna 1900 (1973– )

50 min

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Stars: Robert Stephens, Neville Phillips, Christopher Gable, Ron Daniels

Votes: 13

37. War and Remembrance (1988– )
Episode: Part 10 (1989)

Drama, War

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In the so-called paradise ghetto of Theresienstadt, the Nazis prepare for a visit by neutral observers by cleaning up the village, distributing new clothes to the inhabitants and setting ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 40

38. Holocaust (1978– )
Episode: Part 3 (1978)

Drama, Romance, War

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Rudi and Helena escape from a long procession of Jews being marched into Babi Yar. They are eventually rescued from a hayloft by a group of Jewish partisans. Erik Dorf attends a top-level ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 62

39. QB VII (1974– )
Episode: Part Three (1974)

160 min | Drama, Mystery

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Ignoring the advice of his wife and son, Sir Adam Kelno insists on suing Abe Cady, who has accused him of castrating Jews in a best selling book, for libel.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Caron, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 9

40. QB VII (1974– )

390 min | Drama, Mystery

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A physician sues a novelist for publishing statements implicating the doctor in Nazi war crimes.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Caron, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 514

41. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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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

42. The Search for Alexander the Great (1981– )

Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Friends, contemporaries and even enemies of Alexander the Great gather to tell his tale through their eyes.

Stars: James Mason, Jane Lapotaire, Robert Stephens, Julian Glover

Votes: 36

43. The Vampyr: A Soap Opera (1992 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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In 1793 London, vampire Ripley is chased through a maze of abandoned waterfront warehouses... See full synopsis »

Directors: Nigel Finch, Robert Chevara | Stars: Omar Ebrahim, Philip Salmon, Winston, China Gordon

Votes: 26

44. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 96,410 | Gross: $22.24M

45. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,343

46. Dandelion Dead (1994– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Drama based on the true story of a solicitor who in 1922 found himself at the center of one of Britain's most notorious murder trials.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Sarah Miles, David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 191

47. Ten Days That Shook the World (1967 TV Movie)

77 min | Documentary, History

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The story of the Russian Revolution.

Stars: Robert Stephens, Barbara Jefford, Hugh Burden, Janet Suzman

Votes: 30

48. Ill Fares the Land (1983)

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Director: Bill Bryden | Stars: Ron Donachie, James Ellis, Roy Hanlon, Morag Hood

Votes: 10

49. Gangsters (1976–1978)
Episode: Incident Six (1976)

Crime, Drama

7.8
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Director: Kenneth Ives | Stars: Maurice Colbourne, Ahmed Khalil, Elizabeth Cassidy, Saeed Jaffrey

Votes: 5

50. 99-1 (1994– )
Episode: The Cost of Living (1994)

Crime, Drama

7.8
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Raynor believes that his cover blown, so with his crime boss' girlfriend he tries to escape. However he manages to launch himself into a series of confrontations and shocking revelations.

Director: Ian Knox | Stars: Leslie Grantham, Robert Stephens, Gwyneth Strong, Niall Buggy

Votes: 5

51. Henry V (1989)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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83 Metascore

In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

Votes: 24,683 | Gross: $10.16M

52. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

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

Votes: 172

53. By the Sword Divided (1983– )

50 min | Drama, History, War

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Story of the English Civil War as seen through the eyes of two families; the Laceys, loyal to King Charles I, and the Fletchers, loyal to Oliver Cromwell.

Stars: Sharon Maughan, Andrew MacLachlan, Lucy Aston, Tim Bentinck

Votes: 167

54. Gangsters (1976–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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Hard-hitting drama in which Maurice Colbourne plays John Kline, a former SAS operative and convicted criminal who is released from prison and recruited to act as an undercover agent within Birmingham's underworld.

Stars: Maurice Colbourne, Ahmed Khalil, Elizabeth Cassidy, Alibe Parsons

Votes: 67

55. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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47 Metascore

A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

Votes: 45,896 | Gross: $9.49M

56. Romeo and Juliet (1968)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 25,155 | Gross: $38.90M

57. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 7,167

58. A Taste of Honey (1961)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.6
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A pregnant teenage girl must fend for herself when her mother remarries, leaving the girl with only a new male friend for support.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin

Votes: 3,558

59. 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

60. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 28

61. Comrades (1986)

183 min | Drama, History

7.6
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The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Keith Allen, Dave Atkins, Stephen Bateman, Katy Behean

Votes: 576

62. Blind Justice (1988– )

90 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Jack Shepherd, Julian Wadham, Caroline Hutchison, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 16

63. 99-1 (1994– )
Episode: Doing the Business (1994)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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Director: Charles McDougall | Stars: Leslie Grantham, Robert Stephens, Gwyneth Strong, Robert Carlyle

Votes: 8

64. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: In Darkest Cellars Underneath (1984)

Family, Fantasy

7.6
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Patricia Quinn, Bill Wallis

Votes: 9

65. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc, Joan Allen

Votes: 25,208 | Gross: $7.27M

66. The Duellists (1977)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

7.5
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A small feud between two Napoleonic officers evolves into a decades-long series of duels.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Votes: 15,981

67. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Clifford Parrish, Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer

Votes: 126

68. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )
Episode: Orpheus & Eurydice (1991)

Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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Orpheus, son of Calliope the muse, fell in love with Eurydice the moment he set eyes on her. His love for her was so strong that when she perished from a poisonous snake bite, Orpheus ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Smith | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, Art Malik, Gina Bellman

Votes: 48

69. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, John Mills

Votes: 126

70. Lady Killers (1980–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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British drama about famous murder cases involving women.

Stars: Robert Morley, Andrew Johns, Charles Kay, Lewis Fiander

Votes: 26

71. Lizzie's Pictures (1987– )

90 min

7.4
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Stars: Lisa Harrow, Robert Stephens, Sheila Ruskin, Philip Jackson

Votes: 5

72. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: Egypt: September 1942 (1987)

57 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Rupert Graves

Votes: 5

73. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: Kean (1978)

Drama

7.4
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The great actor Edmund Kean is involved in a variety of romantic and other entanglements and wonders where acting ends and real life begins.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Neville Phillips, Sara Kestelman, Adrienne Corri

Votes: 18

74. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Seagull (1968)

Drama

7.3
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An aging actress Arkidana pays summer visits to her brother Sorin and son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion she brings with her Trigorin, a successful novelist. Nina, a free ... See full summary »

Star: Robert Stephens

Votes: 6

75. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

Votes: 8,348 | Gross: $3.30M

76. Birth of a Nation (1983 TV Movie)

79 min | Drama

7.2
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A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Robert Stephens, Bruce Myers, Richard Butler

Votes: 32

77. 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

78. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )
Episode: The Missing Witness Sensation (1971)

53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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After amateur detective Max Carrados ruins the alibi of an Irish militant accused of murder, the man's colleagues plot their revenge. To save his life, a trapped Carrados must find a way to... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Robert Stephens, George A. Cooper, John Wentworth, Patrick O'Connell

Votes: 36

79. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Settling of the Sun (1988)

TV-14 | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Because Morse is a speaker at a University dinner when a Japanese becomes ill and is later found ritualistically murdered, he becomes everyone's alibi.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Anna Calder-Marshall, Robert Stephens

Votes: 396

80. Wings of Fame (1990)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an ... See full summary »

Director: Otakar Votocek | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Colin Firth, Marie Trintignant, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 621

81. The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963)

107 min | Drama

7.1
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The compère of a seedy strip club struggles to keep one step ahead of the bookies to whom he owes money.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Anthony Newley, Julia Foster, Robert Stephens, Wilfrid Brambell

Votes: 170

82. England, My England (1995)

153 min | History

7.1
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Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Simon Callow, Michael Ball, Rebecca Front, Lucy Speed

Votes: 132

83. Testimony (1988)

Not Rated | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.

Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Sherry Baines, Magdalen Asquith, Mark Asquith

Votes: 206

84. Much Ado About Nothing (1967 TV Movie)

125 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well.

Director: Alan Cooke | Stars: Alan Adams, Chloe Ashcroft, David Belcher, Michael Byrne

Votes: 30

85. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: Egypt: April 1941 (1987)

56 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Rupert Graves

Votes: 7

86. Cleopatra (1963)

G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Queen Cleopatra of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 23,686 | Gross: $57.78M

87. Morgan! (1966)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness into trying to win her back.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl

Votes: 1,352

88. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 33

89. The Winter's Tale (1981 TV Movie)

173 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Howell | Stars: John Welsh, David Burke, Robert Stephens, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 91

90. Lisa (1962)

112 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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At the end of WW2, a compassionate Dutch policeman helps smuggle a Jewish woman into British Palestine.

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Dolores Hart, Leo McKern, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 300

91. Luther (1974)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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A man's views cause a rift between peasants and the church.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Stacy Keach, Patrick Magee, Hugh Griffith, Robert Stephens

Votes: 257

92. Lunch Hour (1963)

64 min | Comedy

6.9
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A young designer and a married executive may be about to start an affair. A series of lunch hours play out the relationship.

Director: James Hill | Stars: Shirley Anne Field, Robert Stephens, Kay Walsh, Hazel Hughes

Votes: 91

93. War and Peace (1956)

PG | 208 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman

Votes: 7,383 | Gross: $12.50M

94. The Shout (1978)

86 min | Horror, Drama

6.8
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A traveler by the name of Crossley forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt, Robert Stephens

Votes: 2,661

95. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.8
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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 62

96. The Queen's Guards (1961)

110 min | Drama

6.8
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Grenadier Guards Captain John Fellowes prepares for the Trooping the Colour ceremony and reminisces about his years at Sandhurst Military Academy as well as his family's dramatic life.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Daniel Massey, Raymond Massey, Robert Stephens, Jack Watson

Votes: 66

97. 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

98. Anyone for Denis? (1982 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

6.8
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Satirical play dealing with the domestic affairs of Britain's Prime Minister and her husband.

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: John Wells, Angela Thorne, John Cater, Nicky Henson

Votes: 9

99. The Children (1990)

115 min | Drama

6.7
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Rose Sellars (Kim Novak) is a middle-aged woman who falls in love with a widower (Ben Kingsley). However, his children believe that their father is too old to start a new relationship.

Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Kim Novak, Siri Neal, Geraldine Chaplin

Votes: 69

100. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: Adam Bede (1992)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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In rural England in 1799, emotions run high when two men, one rich and one poor, love the same girl, driving the confused girl to drastic measures.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Iain Glen, Patsy Kensit, Susannah Harker, James Wilby

Votes: 170