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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Approved | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

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.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 244,494 | Gross: $44.82M

2. Becket (1964)

PG-13 | 148 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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68 Metascore

King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi

Votes: 12,697

3. Room at the Top (1959)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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84 Metascore

An ambitious young accountant plots to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Votes: 4,584

4. Life at the Top (1965)

117 min | Drama

6.7
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Joe Lampton thought he had really made it by marrying the boss's daughter in his northern mill town. But he finds he is being sidelined at work and his private life manipulated by his ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Jean Simmons, Honor Blackman, Michael Craig

Votes: 376

5. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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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 »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, William Roache

Votes: 149

6. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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In 1854, during the Crimean War, poor planning leads to a British Light Brigade openly charging a Russian artillery position with tragic consequences.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Trevor Howard, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,779

7. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

7.9
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 64

8. Blood of the Vampire (1958)

87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A man and wife are terrorized by Mad Scientist Dr. Callistratus who was executed but has returned to life with a heart transplant. Along with his crippled assistant Carl, the 'anemic' Mad ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Donald Wolfit, Vincent Ball, Barbara Shelley, Victor Maddern

Votes: 799

9. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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Monthly anthology series featuring televised versions of plays.

Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 83

10. Ninety Degrees in the Shade (1965)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A respected grocery shop employee in Prague is covering up for her manager's misconduct with whom she is having an affair; however, things will get complicated when a thorough auditor pays a visit.

Director: Jirí Weiss | Stars: Anne Heywood, James Booth, Rudolf Hrusínský, Ann Todd

Votes: 117

11. The Angry Hills (1959)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War, Thriller

5.8
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In 1941, Greek resistance entrusts an American journalist with a Greek double-agent secret list that must reach London and must not fall into Nazi hands.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Stanley Baker, Elisabeth Müller, Gia Scala

Votes: 803

12. A Prize of Gold (1955)

98 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Sgt. Joe Lawrence is an American Army officer who falls in love with a refugee trying to raise enough money to move a group of German orphans to South America, where they can start life ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Richard Widmark, Mai Zetterling, Nigel Patrick, George Cole

Votes: 171

13. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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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.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 108

14. The Pickwick Papers (1952)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Noel Langley | Stars: James Hayter, James Donald, Nigel Patrick, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 409

15. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 31

16. The Mark (1961)

Approved | 127 min | Drama

7.5
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A man who served prison time for intent to molest a child tries to build a new life with the help of a sympathetic psychiatrist.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Maria Schell, Stuart Whitman, Rod Steiger, Brenda de Banzie

Votes: 666

17. I Accuse! (1958)

Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1894 France, a Jewish officer in the French Army is falsely accused of spying for Germany.

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: José Ferrer, Anton Walbrook, Viveca Lindfors, Leo Genn

Votes: 375

18. The Hands of Orlac (1960)

95 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Dany Carrel, Christopher Lee, Lucile Saint-Simon

Votes: 336

19. Portrait of a Sinner (1959)

96 min | Drama

6.1
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Young blonde woman seems to destroy everyone she comes in contact with.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton, William Bendix, Natasha Parry

Votes: 100

20. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

Votes: 42

21. The Sandwich Man (1966)

95 min | Comedy

5.8
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A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.

Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Michael Bentine, Dora Bryan, Harry H. Corbett, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 293

22. Dr. Crippen (1963)

98 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.4
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The real-life story of Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen, who was hanged in London in 1910 for poisoning his wife so he could be with his young lover. But was he truly guilty of murder?

Director: Robert Lynn | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Samantha Eggar, Coral Browne, Donald Wolfit

Votes: 293

23. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 47

24. The Ringer (1952)

78 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A criminal master of disguise nicknamed The Ringer is out for deadly revenge against a treacherous London lawyer who is under police protection.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit, Mai Zetterling, Greta Gynt

Votes: 93

25. Satellite in the Sky (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.3
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The British launch the world's first orbital vehicle. Their military sends a super-bomb along, which goes wrong and threatens the crew and a stowaway.

Director: Paul Dickson | Stars: Kieron Moore, Lois Maxwell, Donald Wolfit, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 564

26. The Man in the Road (1956)

83 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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Communist agents trail an important scientist to try to steal his top-secret new formula.

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Derek Farr, Ella Raines, Donald Wolfit, Lisa Daniely

Votes: 127

27. The Killing Stones (1958– )

30 min | Drama

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Based in South Africa and connected with diamond prospecting or production. Ran as a series on either a Saturday or Sunday evening in the UK. Was accompanied by a theme tune similar to African Patrol or African Safari.

Stars: Donald Wolfit, Earl Cameron, Francis Matthews, Claude Collier

28. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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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: 32

29. Svengali (1954)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Story of genius who hypnotizes an artist's model into becoming a great concert singer, and how she escapes from his influence only by his death.

Director: Noel Langley | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Donald Wolfit, Terence Morgan, Derek Bond

Votes: 103

30. The House of the Seven Hawks (1959)

Not Rated | 92 min | Mystery

5.9
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The film follows an American captain searching for sunken treasure who becomes entangled with criminals and is arrested by the Dutch police.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Nicole Maurey, Linda Christian, Donald Wolfit

Votes: 256

31. The Accursed (1957)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, History, Mystery

5.8
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Survivors of the World War 2 German Resistance Group attend an annual reunion at an English country house. The reunion is hosted by Colonel Price, who intends to find out which guest had betrayed their leader.

Directors: Gilbert Gunn, Michael McCarthy | Stars: Donald Wolfit, Robert Bray, Jane Griffiths, Anton Diffring

Votes: 173

32. Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (1968)

M | 113 min | Comedy

5.6
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A naive young man, sent down from university, blunders through a series of bizarre adventures in which his participation is always innocent, although others don't think so.

Director: John Krish | Stars: Robin Phillips, Felix Aylmer, Colin Blakely, Robert Harris

Votes: 102

33. Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (1958– )

30 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Fredric March, Robert Arditti, Martin Stephens, John Salew

Votes: 13

34. The Silent Passenger (1935)

75 min | Crime, Mystery

6.2
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A really well made British murder mystery. Story opens with a dead body found in a trunk. Who's the cold-blooded killer?

Director: Reginald Denham | Stars: John Loder, Peter Haddon, Lilian Oldland, Donald Wolfit

Votes: 64

35. Death at a Broadcast (1934)

71 min | Mystery

6.0
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When an actor is murdered at the BBC Inspector Gregory finds he has many suspects to choose from.

Director: Reginald Denham | Stars: Ian Hunter, Austin Trevor, Lilian Oldland, Henry Kendall

Votes: 134

36. Guilty? (1956)

93 min | Drama

6.0
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A Frenchwoman accused of the murder of her child's father in an English court rejects her defence lawyer. At the request of a Frenchman who saved his life during the war, a family solicitor reluctantly takes on the case.

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: John Justin, Barbara Laage, Donald Wolfit, Norman Wooland

Votes: 51

37. Hyde Park Corner (1935)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.5
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In this British farce, a legendary duel is destined to be repeated in an old house at Hyde Park Corner when the two descendants of the original combatants mysteriously reconvene. Based on Walter Hackett's play.

Director: Sinclair Hill | Stars: Binnie Hale, Gordon Harker, Gibb McLaughlin, Eric Portman

Votes: 64

38. Late Extra (1935)

69 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A newspaper reporter sets out to track down a cop killer.

Director: Albert Parker | Stars: James Mason, Virginia Cherrill, Alastair Sim, Ian Colin

Votes: 55

39. World Theatre (1959– )

Drama

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Stars: Olive McFarland, John Southworth, Dilys Hamlett, James Maxwell

40. Uncle Willie's Bicycle Shop (1953)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Around the turn of the century, in England, alcoholic Uncle Willie is the bane of his family, of which his brother-in-law (Cecil Parker) is the family spokesman. It is decided to let Uncle ... See full summary »

Director: Harold French | Stars: Cecil Parker, Eileen Herlie, Donald Wolfit, Peter Asher

Votes: 77

41. Hour of Mystery (1957– )

60 min | Mystery

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Hour of Mystery is an hour-long UK mystery anthology television series. Donald Wolfit introduced each of the episodes, which aired on the ITV (TV Network) in 1957.

Stars: Donald Wolfit, Gladys Henson, Kevin Stoney, Ronald Lewis

42. Checkmate (1935)

67 min | Crime

5.7
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An under-cover detective lodges with a family as he tries to foil a gang of jewellery thieves.

Director: George Pearson | Stars: Felix Aylmer, Evelyn Foster, Sally Gray, Maurice Evans

Votes: 53

43. Theatre Royal (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Lilli Palmer, Roddy Hughes, Ian Fleming, Brian Wilde

Votes: 10

44. Saturday Playhouse (1958–1961)

60 min | Drama

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An anthology series of dramatisations of plays.

Stars: Elvi Hale, Madoline Thomas, George A. Cooper, Emrys Jones

45. Down River (1931)

73 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A customs investigator and his fiancee track down a gang of smugglers whose leader may be a murderer.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Charles Laughton, Jane Baxter, Harold Huth, Kenneth Kove

Votes: 8

46. Drake the Pirate (1935)

78 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.5
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Director: Arthur B. Woods | Stars: Matheson Lang, Athene Seyler, Jane Baxter, Henry Mollison

Votes: 16

47. After Hours (1958– )

25 min | Comedy

6.5
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Stars: Michael Bentine, Benny Lee, Clive Dunn, Dick Emery

Votes: 6

48. Television World Theatre (1957–1958)

1,285 min | Drama

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Stars: Catherine Lacey, Harold Scott, David Markham, Gertan Klauber

49. A Man on the Beach (1956)

29 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Donald Wolfit, Michael Medwin, Michael Ripper, Edward Forsyth

Votes: 15

50. This Is Show Business (1951– )

Music, Talk-Show

5.6
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Stars: Vic Oliver, British Concert Orchestra, Michel De Lutry, Domini Callaghan

Votes: 5



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