With Two Cities Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Blithe Spirit (1945)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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A man and his second wife are haunted by the ghost of his first wife.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 6,419

2. Hamlet (1948)

Approved | 154 min | Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 16,219

3. In Which We Serve (1942)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War

7.2
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This "story of a ship", the British destroyer H.M.S. Torrin, is told in flashbacks by survivors as they cling to a life raft.

Directors: Noël Coward, David Lean | Stars: Noël Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson

Votes: 5,476 | Gross: $0.45M

4. Highly Dangerous (1950)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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A British lady entomologist travels to a Balkan country to look into germ warfare trials using various bugs as carriers.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Dane Clark, Marius Goring, Naunton Wayne

Votes: 548

5. Odd Man Out (1947)

116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick

Votes: 9,652

6. The Perfect Woman (1949)

89 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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In need of cash, Roger Cavendish and his valet take a job escorting the perfect woman for a night on the town. She is in fact the robotic creation of Professor Belman, but it turns out ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Patricia Roc, Stanley Holloway, Nigel Patrick, Miles Malleson

Votes: 189

7. Henry V (1944)

Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 6,163

8. The October Man (1947)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Mystery

7.1
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When the murder of a young woman happens, her next-door neighbor is under suspicion due to his previous stay in a mental hospital.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman, Kay Walsh

Votes: 1,237

9. This Happy Breed (1944)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Just after World War I, the Gibbons family moves to a nice house in the suburbs. They live an ordinary life throughout the years, but everything changes when World War II breaks out.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness, Alison Leggatt

Votes: 3,209

10. Trouble in Store (1953)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

6.8
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Norman (Norman Wisdom) is working in the stockroom of a large London department store, but he has ambition (doesn't he always?): he wants to be a window dresser making up the public ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Margaret Rutherford, Moira Lister, Derek Bond

Votes: 997

11. The Way Ahead (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, War

6.9
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World War II drama that follows a group of British draftees, starting with their rigorous basic training, and ending with their deployment in North Africa.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald, John Laurie

Votes: 1,930

12. Johnny in the Clouds (1945)

87 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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The wartime daily routine on a British bomber base in southeastern England is revealed through the eyes of newly arrived Flying Officer Peter Penrose (Sir John Mills).

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Rosamund John, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 1,453

13. The Purple Plain (1954)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.5
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In WW2 Burma, a Canadian bomber pilot becomes reckless after losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air-raid.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Win Min Than, Brenda de Banzie

Votes: 2,038

14. Personal Affair (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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In a 1950s British village, a teenager, who is in love with her Latin language teacher, disappears, prompting the police to investigate the teacher, amidst public rumors of rape and murder.

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Gene Tierney, Leo Genn, Pamela Brown, Walter Fitzgerald

Votes: 516

15. The Gentle Sex (1943)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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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.

Directors: Leslie Howard, Maurice Elvey | Stars: Joan Gates, Jean Gillie, Joan Greenwood, Joyce Howard

Votes: 438

16. Wanted for Murder (1946)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A woman becomes the target of a man who is gradually becoming insane, unable to resist his urge to strangle women to death, but who appears to be purposely leaving pieces of evidence behind.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Eric Portman, Dulcie Gray, Derek Farr, Roland Culver

Votes: 485

17. Men of Two Worlds (1946)

90 min | Drama

5.3
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An African music student returns home and has to defeat the witch doctor who dominates his tribe and take them to healthier land.

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Robert Adams, Eric Portman, Orlando Martins, Phyllis Calvert

Votes: 54

18. Vice Versa (1948)

Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.4
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Paul is sending his son Dick to a boarding school. While holding a magic stone from India, he wishes that he could be young again. His wish is immediately fulfilled and the two change bodies with each other.

Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Roger Livesey, Kay Walsh, Petula Clark, David Hutcheson

Votes: 347

19. Sleeping Car to Trieste (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Spies pursue a stolen diary aboard the Orient Express.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Jean Kent, Albert Lieven, Derrick De Marney, Paul Dupuis

Votes: 436

20. To Paris with Love (1955)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A middle-aged widower takes his son on a trip to Paris, where they try to find wives for each other.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Alec Guinness, Odile Versois, Vernon Gray, Elina Labourdette

Votes: 419

21. Don't Take It to Heart! (1944)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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The castle ghost helps the lady and the lawyer beat off developers.

Director: Jeffrey Dell | Stars: Richard Bird, Edward Rigby, Esma Cannon, Ivor Barnard

Votes: 162

22. Her Man Gilbey (1944)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance, War

6.0
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While bird-fancier Lady Christabel Beauclark (Dame Margaret Rutherford) scurries around demanding certain territorial rights for British birds from other countries, Her Ladyship's niece is ... See full summary »

Director: Harold French | Stars: Michael Wilding, Margaret Rutherford, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 314

23. The Inheritance (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Following her father's death, a British teen-aged heiress goes to live with her guardian uncle who is broke and scheming to murder his niece for her vast inheritance.

Director: Charles Frank | Stars: Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney, Katina Paxinou, Derek Bond

Votes: 710

24. The Rocking Horse Winner (1949)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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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.

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies, Ronald Squire, John Mills

Votes: 1,128

25. The History of Mr. Polly (1949)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

6.7
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With an inheritance after his father's death, Alfred Polly finds love in the arms of a schoolgirl but marries an unattractive cousin and opens a shop, leading him to unhappiness, arson, suicide attempts and escape.

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: John Mills, Sally Ann Howes, Betty Ann Davies, Megs Jenkins

Votes: 585

26. Adam and Evalyn (1949)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Complications ensue.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Helen Cherry, Joan Swinstead

Votes: 530

27. Hungry Hill (1947)

92 min | Drama

6.1
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Story of a feud that has gone on between two Irish families for more than 50 years.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Dennis Price, Cecil Parker, Dermot Walsh

Votes: 563

28. They Were Not Divided (1950)

102 min | Drama, War

6.2
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This movie begins in a World War II training depot of a British Guards armored regiment where recruits from many walks of life learn to survive the strict discipline and training together ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton, Helen Cherry, Stella Andrew

Votes: 290

29. Madness of the Heart (1949)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Lydia Garth meets Paul de Vandiere, a French nobleman, but their romance is plagued by Lydia's complaint of recurring spells of blurred vision. Paul leaves for France, promising to return ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Bennett | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Maxwell Reed, Kathleen Byron, Paul Dupuis

Votes: 226

30. Mr. Emmanuel (1944)

97 min | Drama

6.1
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An elderly Jew travels from Britain to pre-war Nazi Germany to find out what's really going on.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Felix Aylmer, Greta Gynt, Walter Rilla, Peter Mullins

Votes: 100

31. Secret Flight (1946)

72 min | Drama, War

6.6
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During World War II, on the eve of the Battle of Britain, British scientists develop the first radar systems to be employed against the German Luftwaffe.

Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Raymond Huntley, John Laurie, Ernest Jay

Votes: 199

32. The Mark of Cain (1947)

88 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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An attractive young French girl instigates rivalry between two brothers when she becomes the bride of the younger one.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Eric Portman, Sally Gray, Patrick Holt, Dermot Walsh

Votes: 104

33. One Good Turn (1955)

90 min | Comedy

6.6
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Norman is the oldest orphan at Greenwood Children's Home and now acts as their caretaker. All the orphans are very happy and well cared for. The adventures start when a nasty property ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Joan Rice, Shirley Abicair, Thora Hird

Votes: 598

34. The Gay Lady (1949)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Jean Kent, James Donald, Hugh Sinclair, Lana Morris

Votes: 148

35. Cardboard Cavalier (1949)

96 min | Comedy

6.4
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In Cromwellian England, royalists commission a barrow boy to carry a secret letter. Helped by Nell Gwynn, he succeeds after encounters with a castle ghost and custard pies.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Sid Field, Margaret Lockwood, Jerry Desmonde, Jack McNaughton

Votes: 89

36. Beware of Pity (1946)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A man asks a pretty young woman for a dance and discovers that she has been paralyzed in a fall from a horse and can't walk. Taking pity on her, he begins spending more and more time with ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Lilli Palmer, Albert Lieven, Cedric Hardwicke, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 255

37. Woman Hater (1948)

105 min | Comedy

6.0
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Terence is a bachelor who doesn't have much use for women. He meets Colette and takes a dislike to her. He pretends to be a real-estate agent trying to sell her his country estate, all the while planning to expose her.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Stewart Granger, Edwige Feuillère, Ronald Squire, Jeanne De Casalis

Votes: 192

38. Adventure for Two (1943)

Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Ivan Kouznetsoff, a Russian engineer, recounts during World War II his stay in England prior to the war working on a new propeller for ice-breaking ships. Naive about British people, and ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Marjorie Fielding, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 502

39. One Night with You (1948)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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Two strangers meet when they miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of It Happened One Night (1934).

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Nino Martini, Patricia Roc, Bonar Colleano, Hugh Wakefield

Votes: 77

40. French Without Tears (1940)

86 min | Comedy

7.0
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The love affairs of three young Englishmen at a language cramming school in the south of France. Diana, the sister of one of the boys, arrives in town to flirt with all of her brothers' schoolmates.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Ray Milland, Ellen Drew, Janine Darcey, David Tree

Votes: 88

41. Prelude to Fame (1950)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

6.6
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While vacationing in Italy, Nick Morell, son of John Morell, a famous English philosopher and amateur musician and his wife Catherine, becomes friendly with young Guido, and Morell ... See full summary »

Director: Fergus McDonell | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Kathleen Byron, Kathleen Ryan, Jeremy Spenser

Votes: 116

42. The Amazing Mr. Beecham (1949)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Young Viscount Tony Pym manages to get an army leave on the pretence of running for the Conservatives in the next local election. His only aim in fact is to marry June, a rich American ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Cecil Parker, A.E. Matthews, David Tomlinson, Lana Morris

Votes: 98

43. Fame Is the Spur (1947)

96 min | Drama

6.8
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A British politician finds that his intense liberal views become more conservative with his rise to power.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Tony Wager, Brian Weske, Gerald Fox, Jean Shepeard

Votes: 209

44. Carnival (1946)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A dancer attempts to escape from the narrow conventions of society and from the fate foretold for her at her birth.

Director: Stanley Haynes | Stars: Sally Gray, Michael Wilding, Stanley Holloway, Bernard Miles

Votes: 120

45. The Inheritance (1950)

86 min | Drama

5.8
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An English governess marries a complete stranger while he is on his deathbed. After he dies, she inherits his estate but is soon involved with some French spies working for Napoleon. At the... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Jean Kent, Guy Rolfe, Paul Dupuis, Lana Morris

Votes: 88

46. The Weaker Sex (1948)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

6.6
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Life on the home front during World War 2. Martha Dacre tries to keep her home running as normal, during the run up to the D Day landings. With several lodgers to contend with, and her son ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Ursula Jeans, Cecil Parker, Joan Hopkins, Derek Bond

Votes: 140

47. Unpublished Story (1942)

92 min | Drama, War

6.4
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A journalist investigates a network of German fifth columnists operating in the midst of the Blitz.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson, Basil Radford, Roland Culver

Votes: 209

48. Encore (1951)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Adaptations of three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham comprise this anthology film where the celebrated author introduces each segment of the film in front of the camera.

Directors: Harold French, Pat Jackson, Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Roland Culver, Alison Leggatt, Charles Victor

Votes: 568

49. The Way We Live (1946)

64 min | Drama

6.2
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A look at Plymouth's hopes and fears just after the end of World War 2. Looks at the plan to rebuild the city - like a Phoenix, "the PLAN FOR PLYMOUTH." a local family, the Copperwheats are... See full summary »

Director: Jill Craigie | Stars: Peter Willes, Francis Lunt, Verena Chaffé, Patsy Drake

Votes: 60

50. The Lamp Still Burns (1943)

87 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A tribute to the important work of female nurses during World War II.

Directors: Maurice Elvey, Leslie Howard | Stars: Rosamund John, Stewart Granger, Godfrey Tearle, Sophie Stewart

Votes: 196


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