With Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Laughter in Paradise (1951)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

7.2
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When a millionaire practical joker dies, he divides his fortune among four heirs who must carry out his zany instructions to cash in.

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton, George Cole

Votes: 1,142

2. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Votes: 7,966 | Gross: $7.00M

3. She (I) (1965)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, John Richardson

Votes: 2,554

4. The Dam Busters (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Basil Sydney

Votes: 8,575

5. A Yank in London (1945)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The WW II romance set in Grosvenor square aka Eisenhower's home wherethe GIs stayed in London. Neagle loves Harrison. There arrives patriot GI Dean Jagger to rouse things up in the square. ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Rex Harrison, Dean Jagger, Robert Morley

Votes: 104

6. Jamaica Inn (1939)

Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Crime

6.3
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In Cornwall in 1819, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges

Votes: 7,733

7. Hand in Hand (1961)

78 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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A little Roman Catholic boy and a little Jewish girl become best friends despite the prejudice that surrounds them.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Loretta Parry, Philip Needs, John Gregson, Sybil Thorndike

Votes: 368

8. Ice Cold in Alex (1958)

Approved | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.8
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During WW2 in North Africa, a medical field unit must cross the desert in their ambulance in order to reach the British lines in Alexandria.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Harry Andrews

Votes: 4,417

9. Brighton Rock (1948)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie murders a journalist called Fred Hale whom he believes is responsible for... See full summary »

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Harcourt Williams

Votes: 4,606 | Gross: $0.22M

10. Last Holiday (1950)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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When a lonely, unappreciated farm equipment salesman discovers he has only a few weeks to live, he withdraws his savings for a final holiday at a "posh" resort.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell, Kay Walsh, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 1,173

11. School for Scoundrels (1960)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

7.5
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Based on the Stephen Potter "One Upmanship" and "Lifemanship" books, Henry Palfrey tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney. Then he discovers the Lifeman college ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Hamer, Hal E. Chester, Cyril Frankel | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott

Votes: 2,716

12. Call Me Genius (1961)

105 min | Comedy

7.4
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Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Tony Hancock, George Sanders, Paul Massie, Margit Saad

Votes: 810

13. Duel in the Jungle (1954)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure

6.4
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In Rhodesia, the accidental death of a diamond broker raises suspicions with his American insurer which sends a claims investigator to clarify the matter.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar, Patrick Barr

Votes: 159

14. Playgirl After Dark (1960)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A French reporter working on a steamy story about the secret strip joints found in London's Soho district becomes involved in the lives of the owner and star of a famous club.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Jayne Mansfield, Leo Genn, Karlheinz Böhm, Danik Patisson

Votes: 258

15. Man on the Run (1949)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Joan Hopkins, Derek Farr, Edward Chapman, Laurence Harvey

Votes: 78

16. Four Desperate Men (1959)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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An escaped prisoner is trying to clear his name.

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Aldo Ray, Heather Sears, Neil McCallum, Victor Maddern

Votes: 130

17. Hell Is a City (1960)

93 min | Crime, Thriller

7.2
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In Britain, a Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with capturing a criminal who escapes from prison.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Donald Pleasence, Maxine Audley

Votes: 769

18. Scarlet Thread (1951)

85 min | Drama

5.7
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Two villains team up to steal some jewelry. The robbery goes wrong and an innocent man is shot.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kathleen Byron, Laurence Harvey, Sydney Tafler, Dora Bryan

Votes: 97

19. The Hasty Heart (1949)

102 min | Drama, War

7.4
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In the final days of WW2, in a M.A.S.H. unit in Burma, a severely wounded corporal watches in dismay as fellow soldiers pack-up to return home but a caring nurse and five remaining soldiers bring him solace.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 1,062

20. The Human Jungle (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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This is a British TV series in which Dr. Corder is a Psychiatrist who is able to treat and cure any Patients' mental disorders through Freudian and contemporary approaches.

Stars: Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans

Votes: 92

21. Happy Go Lovely (1951)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness. An ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: David Niven, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Bobby Howes

Votes: 632

22. Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)

101 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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During WW2, a British actor impersonates Field Marshal Montgomery in order to confuse German intelligence.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: M.E. Clifton James, John Mills, Cecil Parker, Patrick Allen

Votes: 972

23. No Trees in the Street (1959)

96 min | Drama

6.2
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Surrounded by new 1950s East End high-rise flats, a London detective thinks back to how different things were in the late 1930s. Then it was an area of overcrowded tenements teeming with ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Sylvia Syms, Herbert Lom, Ronald Howard, Stanley Holloway

Votes: 104

24. The Moonraker (1958)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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After the battle of Worcester at the end of the Civil War, the main aim of Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth is to capture Charles Stuart. The future king's escape depends on the intrepid Earl... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: George Baker, Sylvia Syms, Marius Goring, Peter Arne

Votes: 270

25. Swingers' Paradise (1964)

Not Rated | 113 min | Music, Musical, Romance

5.4
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A group of (literally) drifting popsters find themselves involved in a grim sand-and-sandals desert movie. They reckon a few song-and-dance numbers would liven things up.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Cliff Richard, Walter Slezak, Susan Hampshire, Hank B. Marvin

Votes: 223

26. The Old Curiosity Shop (1934)

Approved | 90 min | Drama

6.2
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A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.

Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Ben Webster, Elaine Benson, Hay Petrie, Beatrix Thomson

Votes: 73

27. Angels One Five (1952)

TV-G | 98 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The story of an RAF fighter squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, Andrew Osborn, Cyril Raymond

Votes: 730

28. Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A married, middle-aged woman is shocked to discover that her husband, who she thought was content in their marriage, has become infatuated with a beautiful younger woman and is planning to leave his family for her.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Yvonne Mitchell, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Andrew Ray

Votes: 348

29. The Bargee (1964)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy

6.4
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Hemel Pike is a canal barge casanova, aided and abetted by his illiterate cousin, Ronnie. Hemel has a girl in every town along his route, and each one is intent on marriage. He is finally ... See full summary »

Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith, Eric Sykes, Ronnie Barker

Votes: 261

30. The Queen of Spades (1949)

95 min | Drama, Horror

7.4
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An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard

Votes: 1,073

31. Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. Everyone else knows she is now shacked up with married bus driver Bert and a ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Littlewood | Stars: James Booth, Barbara Windsor, Roy Kinnear, Avis Bunnage

Votes: 212

32. Jungle Fighters (1961)

Approved | 110 min | War, Drama

6.9
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In 1942, a group of British soldiers is sent on a mission in the Malaysian jungle and gets lost into the Japanese controlled zone.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Richard Todd, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, David McCallum

Votes: 632

33. Wonderful to Be Young! (1961)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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Nicky and his friends find that their youth club is in danger of being flattened to make way for a new office block unless they can come up with £1500 to pay the new owner, the ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, Carole Gray, Jet Harris

Votes: 510

34. The Interrupted Journey (1949)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A writer eloping with his mistress by train has second thoughts, pulls the emergency brake, bails out and witnesses the train's collision with another train, events eventually leading to murder and a police manhunt.

Director: Daniel Birt | Stars: Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden, Tom Walls

Votes: 315

35. Go to Blazes (1962)

80 min | Comedy

5.8
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After yet another smash-and-grab goes wrong, a bungling trio of small-time crooks flash an idea of using a fire engine as a getaway vehicle. But they keep being mistaken for genuine firemen and it starts to become a flaming nuisance.

Director: Michael Truman | Stars: Dave King, Robert Morley, Daniel Massey, Dennis Price

Votes: 123

36. The Night Has Eyes (1942)

62 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Mary Clare, Joyce Howard

Votes: 426

37. The Crimson Blade (1963)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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In 1648, during the English Civil War, Captain Sylvester switches sides between the Parliamentary and Royalist camps as his interests dictate, while King Charles I is on the run from Oliver Cromwell's troops.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley, June Thorburn

Votes: 397

38. Rattle of a Simple Man (1964)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird, Michael Medwin

Votes: 183

39. Young Wives' Tale (1951)

79 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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A post-war housing crisis leaves a shy woman to share a house with two couples. Comic situations arise as the new roomer becomes infatuated with one of the husbands.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Joan Greenwood, Nigel Patrick, Derek Farr, Guy Middleton

Votes: 168

40. Castle in the Air (1952)

89 min | Comedy

6.7
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The near-bankrupt Earl of Locharne must contend with a government agent trying to requisition his ancestral Scottish castle, as well as a beautiful American woman who wants to buy the place - to say nothing of the resident ghost.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: David Tomlinson, Helen Cherry, Margaret Rutherford, Barbara Kelly

Votes: 120

41. The Punch and Judy Man (1963)

96 min | Comedy

6.6
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Dark comedy about a seaside Punch and Judy man driven to distraction by his social climbing wife and his hatred for the snobbery of local government. He is persuaded to go to the Mayor's gala evening but it's all too much for him.

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Tony Hancock, Sylvia Syms, Ronald Fraser, Barbara Murray

Votes: 233

42. No Place for Jennifer (1950)

89 min | Drama

6.2
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Distraught when her parents divorce, nine-year-old Jennifer becomes increasingly neurotic and is sent to a center for maladjusted children.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Leo Genn, Rosamund John, Beatrice Campbell, Guy Middleton

Votes: 37

43. French Dressing (1964)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A drab little English seaside town tries to improve its image - and increase its revenues - by holding a film festival. When a famous continental star agrees to attend, things get out of hand.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell, Alita Naughton

Votes: 180

44. Double Confession (1950)

80 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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When his wife is murdered, the husband tries to divert suspicion from himself to someone else. Unfortunately, his scheme winds up getting him mixed up with some real murderers.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins, Peter Lorre, William Hartnell

Votes: 186

45. It's Great to Be Young! (1956)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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Mr. Dingle is the popular music teacher in an English school, but when the headmaster threatens to close down the school band (partly because of Dingle's fondness of more modern music) then... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: John Mills, Cecil Parker, John Salew, Elizabeth Kentish

Votes: 205

46. Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955)

101 min | Musical

6.8
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"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) is the pseudonym adopted by Dr Falke. Floating on the buoyant waltzes of Strauss, this Viennese romp is sure to please. Disguises, tricks and every kind of ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Anton Walbrook, Dennis Price, Ludmilla Tchérina

Votes: 199

47. Temptation Harbor (1947)

91 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A signalman on a quay sees a fight between two men. One of the men is deliberately pushed into the water and the signalman cannot save him, but decides to keep his suitcase which later finds is full of banknotes with a value of £5000.

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Robert Newton, Simone Simon, William Hartnell, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 32

48. For Them That Trespass (1949)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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"Cristy" Drew, an aspiring young writer, trying to broaden his experience, gets involved with "Frankie" Ketchen and her two suitors, Herb Logan and Jim Heal. One night, Jim finds "Frankie" ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Stephen Murray, Richard Todd, Patricia Plunkett, Rosalyn Boulter

Votes: 74

49. Tower of Terror (1941)

62 min | Thriller

6.0
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A British secret agent in Germany takes a job as the assistant to an elderly lighthouse keeper, planning to make his escape with some valuable documents when a British boat arrives to pick them up.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Movita, Michael Rennie, Morland Graham

Votes: 78

50. Crooks in Cloisters (1964)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Ronald Fraser, Barbara Windsor, Grégoire Aslan, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 257


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