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 »

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Certificate: M Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

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Director: Frank Pierson
Stars: Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark, Ralph Richardson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An impassive young girl is taken from her suicidal London life, back to her home in North England, on a bizarre bus trip. Seen through the poetic eye of the camera, this is a commentary of doomed British morbidity.

Director: Lindsay Anderson
Stars: Patricia Healey, Arthur Lowe, John Sharp
Hamlet (1969)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Nicol Williamson takes the lead role in this star-studded 1969 version of William Shakespeare's tragedy. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother's marriage to Claudius. ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Richardson
Stars: Nicol Williamson, Judy Parfitt, Anthony Hopkins
War & Peace (1972–1974)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Morag Hood, Alan Dobie
Certificate: GP Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In a vein similar to James Bond movies, British Agent Philip Calvert is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the coast of Scotland.

Director: Etienne Périer
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jack Hawkins, Robert Morley
Young Winston (1972)
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood, his time as a war correspondent in South ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Attenborough
Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Peter Cellier
The Bunker (TV Movie 1981)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.

Director: George Schaefer
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Richard Jordan, Cliff Gorman
The Wrong Box (1966)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!

Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: John Mills, Michael Caine, Ralph Richardson
A Matter of Degree (TV Series 1960)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Jessie Evans, Meredith Edwards, Hugh David
A Flea in Her Ear (TV Movie 1967)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Michael Hayes
Stars: Petronella Barker, Peter Cellier, Margo Cunningham
The Fellows (TV Series 1967)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Sequel series to "The Man in Room 17" ; having resigned from the "Room 17" department Oldenshaw rejoined his former partner Dimmock at the Peel Research Fellowship at All Saints College, ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Vernon, Michael Aldridge, Jill Booty
The Company of Five (TV Series 1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The same five actors and actresses appeared each week in this London Weekend Television anthology series for ITV.

Stars: John Neville, Ann Bell, Gwen Watford
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 Oldenshaw (26 episodes, 1965-1966)
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 Dimmock (13 episodes, 1965)
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 Defraits / ... (13 episodes, 1966)
Willoughby Goddard ...
 Sir Geoffrey Norton (11 episodes, 1965)
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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 partnered, initially, with criminologist Dimmock (later replaced by Imlac Defraits in season two), the two men solved all manner of crimes with one unique difference, they never leave the confines of their office, working out the problems of the case from "home".

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