Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With James Hayter
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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Approved | 228 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 246,934 | Gross: $44.82M
4. Oliver! (1968)
G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical
After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
Votes: 31,825 | Gross: $16.80M
5. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men protect England from the evil machinations of Prince John while King Richard the Lionheart is away fighting in the Crusades.
6. The Crimson Pirate (1952)
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy
During the 1700s, pirate Captain Vallo seizes a British warship and gets involved in various money-making schemes involving Caribbean rebels led by El Libre, British envoy Baron Jose Gruda, and a beautiful courtesan named Consuelo.
8. The Fallen Idol (1948)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife accidentally falls to her death, the only witness being an impressionable young boy.
Votes: 7,105 | Gross: $0.34M
9. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
TV-PG | 50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »
10. Night and the City (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Votes: 10,743 | Gross: $3.60M
13. The Blue Lagoon (1949)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific and fall in love while growing up together.
14. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
30 min | Documentary, Biography
The UK version of the popular US show. Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers... See full summary »
15. Silent Dust (1949)
82 min | Drama
A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead son, who was killed in battle in World War II. Not long before the dedication ceremony is to be held,... See full summary »
17. The 39 Steps (1959)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In London, a diplomat accidentally becomes involved in the death of a British agent who's after a spy ring that covets British military secrets.
18. Land of the Pharaohs (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life.
Votes: 3,339 | Gross: $1.50M
19. The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Family
With King Richard away at the crusades, Prince John rules England with an iron fist and tasks the Sheriff of Nottingham with the collection of high taxes and the capture of outlaw Robin Hood.
Votes: 1,150 | Gross: $4.58M
20. For the Love of Ada (1970–1971)
30 min | Comedy
Irene Handl and Wilfred Pickles are two senior citizens who find that as romance blossoms, so too does emotional turmoil. The series gently charts the relationship between Yorkshireman ... See full summary »
21. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
This show was 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.
23. Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Residents of a part of London declare independence when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a "Passport to Pimlico".
24. Song of Norway (1970)
G | 138 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Based on the life of Norway's greatest composer Edvard Grieg, and filmed in Norway where he lived. The soundtrack is all Edvard Grieg's music with added lyrics.
25. The Key (1958)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, War
During World War II, successive tugboat British Captains sent on dangerous salvage missions pass-on the key to a home-port apartment, where a lonely Swiss-Italian young war-widow lives.
30. Doctor at Large (1971– )
30 min | Comedy
Following his student misadventures in Doctor in the House (1969), Michael Upton (Barry Evans) starts out on an equally fun-filled but disaster-prone solo career. He moves through a variety... See full summary »
33. The Captain's Table (1959)
90 min | Comedy
A ship's captain is promoted by his company from tramp steamers to their flagship passenger liner. Although he is a thoroughly competent sailor ready to take charge of such a ship, he is ... See full summary »
35. Not Tonight, Darling (1971)
90 min | Drama
A lonely 'Stay-at-Home' Housewife is being watched every night through the bathroom window by a 'Peeping Tom', who is being put up to it by his friend. She eventually finds out and gets her revenge on them.
37. The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Tom Jones, a maid's son adopted by the nobleman she worked for, now all grown up must run away from home when he is set up by his jealous cousin. He has several adventures and women on his way to town where his possible salvation awaits.
38. The Pickwick Papers (1952)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly ... See full summary »
39. Cop-Out (1967)
Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama
John Sawyer, once an eminent barrister, has slid into a life of cynicism and drunkenness since his wife left him. When his daughter's boyfriend is accused of murder, Sawyer decides to try ... See full summary »
42. Beau Brummell (1954)
Approved | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1796, Captain George Brummell of the 10th Royal Hussars Regiment offends the Prince of Wales with his straightforward outspokenness and gets fired from the army but is chosen as the Prince's personal advisor.
43. The October Man (1947)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Mystery
Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ... See full summary »
44. Quartet (1948)
Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Four of W. Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author. In the first story, "The Facts of Life", a young man with great potential on the ... See full summary »
45. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Drama
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.
46. Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)
Passed | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the Jacobite Rising of 1745, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie leads an insurrection to overthrow the Protestant House of Hanover and restore his family, the Catholic branch of the House of Stuart, to the British throne.
47. Four Sided Triangle (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Romance, Sci-Fi
Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object. Bill, crushed when Lena marries Robin, convinces her to allow him to ... See full summary »
49. Waterfront Women (1950)
80 min | Drama
A good-for-nothing sailor walks out on his young family leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter, now a woman, is ... See full summary »
50. Maniacs on Wheels (1949)
Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Factory worker Bill Fox (Sir Dirk Bogarde) is fired from a reliable job and becomes a successful motorbike racer, until his wife threatens to leave him unless he comes to his senses.