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1. Treasure Island (1950) Treasure Island (1950)
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The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver. Dir: Byron Haskin With: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney Adventure | Family 96 mins.
2. Brief Encounter (1945) Brief Encounter (1945)
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Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband. Dir: David Lean With: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway Drama | Romance 86 mins.
3. Great Expectations (1946) Great Expectations (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. Dir: David Lean With: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager Drama | Romance 118 mins.
4. The Thief of Bagdad (1940) The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
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After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves. Dir: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell With: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez Adventure | Family | Fantasy 106 mins.
5. Odd Man Out (1947) Odd Man Out (1947)
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A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Dir: Carol Reed With: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 116 mins.
6. Hamlet (1948) Hamlet (1948)
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king. Dir: Laurence Olivier With: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie Drama 155 mins.
7. Stairway to Heaven (1946) Stairway to Heaven (1946)
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote Drama | Fantasy | Romance | War 104 mins.
8. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
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An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades. Dir: Sam Wood With: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 114 mins.
9. No Highway in the Sky (1951) No Highway in the Sky (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours. Dir: Henry Koster With: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns Drama | Thriller 99 mins.
10. Things to Come (1936) Things to Come (1936)
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel. Dir: William Cameron Menzies With: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson Sci-Fi 100 mins.
11. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook Drama | Romance | War United States-PASSED 163 mins.
12. The Four Feathers (1939) The Four Feathers (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A British army officer who resigns his commission on the eve of his unit's embarkation to a mission... Dir: Zoltan Korda With: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith Adventure | Drama | Romance | War 129 mins.
13. Blithe Spirit (1945) Blithe Spirit (1945)
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Adapted from a play by Noel Coward, Charles and his second wife Ruth, are haunted by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost. Dir: David Lean With: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond Comedy | Fantasy 96 mins.
14. Gaslight (1940) Gaslight (1940)
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Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband of the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden. Dir: Thorold Dickinson With: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell Mystery | Thriller 84 mins.
15. In Which We Serve (1942) In Which We Serve (1942)
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This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft. Dir: Noel Coward, David Lean With: Noel Coward, John Mills, Derek Elphinstone Drama | War 114 mins.
16. Henry V (1944) Henry V (1944)
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Adaptation of Shakespeare's history play in which the young Henry V seeks to conquer France. Dir: Laurence Olivier With: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks Biography | Drama | History | War 137 mins.
17. The Spy in Black (1939) The Spy in Black (1939)
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet. Dir: Michael Powell With: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw Thriller | War 82 mins.
18. A Canterbury Tale (1944) A Canterbury Tale (1944)
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A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury... Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price Comedy | Drama | Mystery | War 124 mins.
19. Spitfire (1942) Spitfire (1942)
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Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health. Dir: Leslie Howard With: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John Biography | Drama | War 118 mins.
20. This Happy Breed (1944) This Happy Breed (1944)
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Noel Coward's attempt to show how the ordinary people lived between the wars. Just after WWI the Gibbons family moves to a nice house in the suburbs... Dir: David Lean With: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness Comedy | Drama 114 mins.
21. That Hamilton Woman (1941) That Hamilton Woman (1941)
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Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma... Dir: Alexander Korda With: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray Drama | History | Romance | War 128 mins.
22. The Way Ahead (1944) The Way Ahead (1944)
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A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch... Dir: Carol Reed With: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald War | Drama 115 mins.
23. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
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A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine. Dir: Harold Young With: Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey Adventure | Drama 97 mins.
24. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Cleopatra hasn't been on the throne of the pharoahs of Egypt very long when Julius Caesar pays a visit... Dir: Gabriel Pascal With: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger Biography | Comedy | Drama | History | Romance | War 138 mins.
25. Fire Over England (1937) Fire Over England (1937)
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Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the... Dir: William K. Howard With: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh Adventure | History | Romance | War 92 mins.
26. 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945) 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945)
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Joan Webster is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood... Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney Drama | Romance 91 mins.
27. Naughty Arlette (1949) Naughty Arlette (1949)
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Arlette is a malicious schoolgirl who uses her feminine charms to attract, and then destroy, every man gullible enough to respond to her flirtations... Dir: Edmond T. Gréville With: Mai Zetterling, Hugh Williams, Margot Grahame Comedy 80 mins.
28. The Citadel (1938) The Citadel (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to... Dir: King Vidor With: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson Drama United States-PASSED 110 mins.
29. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942) One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
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When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams Action | Drama | War 102 mins.
30. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936) The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
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An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything! Dir: Lothar Mendes With: Roland Young, Ralph Richardson, Edward Chapman Comedy | Fantasy 82 mins.
31. Johnny in the Clouds (1945) Johnny in the Clouds (1945)
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Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain... Dir: Anthony Asquith With: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Rosamund John Drama | Romance | War 109 mins.
32. Major Barbara (1941) Major Barbara (1941)
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A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary. Dir: Gabriel Pascal With: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley Comedy 131 mins.
33. 49th Parallel (1941) 49th Parallel (1941)
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A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA. Dir: Michael Powell With: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George Drama | War | Thriller 123 mins.
34. Rembrandt (1936) Rembrandt (1936)
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This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark... Dir: Alexander Korda With: Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester Biography | Drama 85 mins.
35. Knight Without Armor (1937) Knight Without Armor (1937)
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After two years as a Czarist British agent posing as a Russian Commissar, he rescues a Russian countess from her Bolshevik captors. Dir: Jacques Feyder With: Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh Adventure | Drama | History | Romance | Thriller 107 mins.
36. The Promoter (1952) The Promoter (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest... Dir: Ronald Neame With: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson Comedy 85 mins.
37. The Rocking Horse Winner (1949) The Rocking Horse Winner (1949)
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A young boy receives a rocking horse for Christmas and soon learns that he is able to pick the winning horse at the races. Dir: Anthony Pelissier With: Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies, Ronald Squire Drama | Fantasy 91 mins.
38. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933) The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
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Tells how King Henry VIII came to marry five more times after his divorce from his first wife. Dir: Alexander Korda With: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall Biography | Comedy | Drama | History 97 mins.
39. The Mudlark (1950) The Mudlark (1950)
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In 1875 London, young Wheeler (who lives by scavenging) finds a cameo of Queen Victoria which he thinks so beautiful he risks his life to save it... Dir: Jean Negulesco With: Irene Dunne, Alec Guinness, Andrew Ray Drama 99 mins.
40. A Night of Terror (1937) A Night of Terror (1937)
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A lottery winner breaks up with her fiancé and marries a fortune hunter who proves to be dangerous. Dir: Rowland V. Lee With: Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Hale Drama | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 86 mins.
41. The Ghost Goes West (1935) The Ghost Goes West (1935)
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An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick... Dir: René Clair With: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette Comedy | Fantasy | Horror | Romance 95 mins.
42. The Gentle Sex (1943) The Gentle Sex (1943)
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This film tells the stories of seven 'gentle' British girls who decide to "do their bit" and help out during World War II. Dir: Leslie Howard With: Joan Gates, Jean Gillie, Joan Greenwood Comedy | Drama | Romance | War 92 mins.
43. 21 Days Together (1940) 21 Days Together (1940)
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After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime... Dir: Basil Dean With: Vivien Leigh, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier Drama 72 mins.
44. Operation Disaster (1950) Operation Disaster (1950)
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The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air? Dir: Roy Ward Baker With: John Mills, Nigel Patrick, Peter Hammond Drama | History | War 97 mins.
45. Woman Hater (1948) Woman Hater (1948)
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Lord Terence Datchett is a "confirmed bachelor" who doesn't really have much use for women. He meets up with a French movie star... Dir: Terence Young With: Stewart Granger, Edwige Feuillère, Ronald Squire Comedy 105 mins.
46. The October Man (1947) The October Man (1947)
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Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt... Dir: Roy Ward Baker With: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman Mystery 110 mins.
47. Vacation from Marriage (1945) Vacation from Marriage (1945)
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A dull married couple, separated by their enlistment during World War II, reunite after three years to find that they have become very different people. Dir: Alexander Korda With: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 102 mins.
48. The Stars Look Down (1940) The Stars Look Down (1940)
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Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners against the owners... Dir: Carol Reed With: Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Edward Rigby Drama 110 mins.
49. Clouds Over Europe (1939) Clouds Over Europe (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lighthearted romp of a pre-war spy story: quirky British secret service man finds out who's using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes. Dir: Tim Whelan, Arthur B. Woods With: Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Valerie Hobson Comedy | Drama | Mystery | Thriller | War 82 mins.
50. A Yank at Oxford (1938) A Yank at Oxford (1938)
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Lee Sheridan, a young American comes to study at Oxford University, but is instantly disliked by the other students... Dir: Jack Conway With: Robert Taylor, Vivien Leigh, Lionel Barrymore Drama | Romance | Sport United States-PASSED 102 mins.
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