Most Popular Titles With Colin Blakely
1. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
3. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.
Votes: 26,582 | Gross: $28.35M
5. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Votes: 24,449 | Gross: $33.83M
7. The Dogs of War (1980)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
8. Evil Under the Sun (1982)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Mystery
Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Votes: 11,066 | Gross: $6.11M
9. The Big Sleep (1978)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Grizzled American private detective in England investigates a complicated case of blackmail turned murder involving a rich but honest elderly general, his two loose socialite daughters, a pornographer and a gangster.
10. The Champions (1968–1969)
60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »
12. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.
Votes: 8,758 | Gross: $3.30M
15. This Sporting Life (1963)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport
Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.
16. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
TV-PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance
A rebellious, hard-living factory worker juggles relationships with two women, one of whom is married to another man but pregnant with his child.
19. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)
M | 122 min | Drama, History, War
While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the ninth century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows, to... See full summary »
20. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »
22. The Vengeance of She (1968)
G | 101 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A beautiful young European girl, Carol, is taken over by the spirit of mysterious Ayesha, queen of the lost city of Kuma. Carol is taken to Kuma to succeed the almost-immortal Ayesha as ... See full summary »
23. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama, Family, Romance
An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
24. The Day the Fish Came Out (1967)
109 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A plane carrying a weapon more dangerous than a nuclear weapon goes down near Greece. To prevent panic, the officials go in dressed as tourists (who are dressed so casually that the pilots ... See full summary »
25. The Long Ships (1964)
Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A vagabond Viking adventurer and a Moor both compete to find "The Mother of All Voices," a legendary golden bell near the Pillars of Hercules.
27. Nijinsky (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant but headstrong premier... See full summary »
28. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
"Armchair Theatre" is 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.
29. The Password Is Courage (1962)
Approved | 116 min | War, Comedy, Drama
British NCO Sergeant-Major Charles Coward escapes from the Stalag VIII-B POW camp and is mistakenly awarded with the Iron Cross by the Germans.
34. Loophole (1981)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.
38. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)
G | 108 min | Biography, Drama
G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.
39. The Beiderbecke Affair (1985)
320 min | Drama
Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. Trevor tries to buy some jazz records but this leads to ... See full summary »
41. Galileo (1975)
PG | 145 min | Biography, Drama
This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of ... See full summary »
43. Love Among the Ruins (1975 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She realizes that the ... See full summary »
44. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
75 min | Drama
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »
45. The Spy with a Cold Nose (1966)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy
A dog with a spying device under its skin is sent to the Russian government as a present. When the Russians send the dog to a veterinary, British spy must get to the dog first and retrieve the spying device.
49. Underworld Informers (1963)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Scotland Yard Chief Inspector Johnnoe is investigating a string of bank robberies but the robbers are determined to compromise Johnnoe and the investigation.
50. Film '72 (1971– )
30 min | Talk-Show
The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.
51. Something to Hide (1972)
99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man having marital problems with his shrewish wife picks up a young, pretty and pregnant hitchhiker. Before he knows it, he's in over his head and mixed up in violence and murder.
54. The Hellions (1961)
86 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Luke Billings and his four reprobate sons ride into a small South African settlement in search of revenge on Police Sergeant Sam Hargis. Hargis knows he cannot outgun the five outlaws and ... See full summary »
56. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)
60 min | Drama
The day-to-day story of a multi-million pound aerospace company, its new jet plane, its test-pilot, its workers and its ruthless and hard-nosed managing director John Wilder, the embodiment of modern, unflinching capitalism.
57. Churchill's People (1974– )
50 min | Drama, History, War
An historical anthology series based on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples", Winston Churchill's four volume history of Britain and its former colonies.
61. The Hanged Man (1975– )
60 min | Crime, Thriller
Successful businessman Lew Burnett survives a series of attempts on his life, and decides to remain "dead" after the last one to go undercover and find out which of his close friends & ... See full summary »
63. Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (1968)
M | 113 min | Comedy
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.
64. The National Health (1973)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
The British National Health System is skewered in this comedy set in a rundown London hospital. The hospital is filled with wacky staff members and patients, and the film strives to get all... See full summary »
65. Antony & Cleopatra (1981 TV Movie)
170 min | Drama, History, Romance
After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.
69. Legend of the Champions (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Thriller
A secret agent is interrogated by his superiors on suspicion of being a double agent and being involved with a Tibetan guru who has supernatural powers.
70. Never Put It in Writing (1964)
93 min | Comedy
While in Ireland, a young insurance executive finds out that back at company headquarters, someone else has been promoted to a job that he was hoping to get. Enraged, he writes a scathing--... See full summary »
89. The Greeks (1967 TV Short)
38 min | Documentary, Short
A study of emigration from Greece in 1966, covering both permanent emigration to Australia and temporary emigration to Germany as so-called 'guest workers'. Filmed in Crete and Germany
A Regiment of the Line
A Scots contingent serves duty in a west German town, but they fight and bully their way amongst the locals. When three of them murder the owner of a pub, Mann must discern who is responsible.
Paradise Postponed (1986)
And a Happy New Year to You, Too!
49 min | Drama
The extended Simcox clan gathers at the rectory for Christmas, while the Titmusses join the Fanners. But the season's goodwill proves in short supply. Agnes learns disturbing news about ... See full summary »
Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
American McGill, a former intelligence officer back in the States, was forced to resign when he was made the scapegoat in the wake of a scientist's defection to Russia. Now he operates as a... See full summary »
The Hanged Man (1975– )
Chariot of Earth
Burnett's search for the man who wants to kill him leads him to Scotland where his former partner, Charlie Galbraith, has bought a Highland estate. Lew wonders where he found the money to do so?
Paradise Postponed (1986)
50 min | Drama
Fred's relationship with Agnes's father, Dr. Salter, improves even as his affair with Agnes ends. Titmuss's romance with Charlotte Fanner, on the other hand, goes from strength to strength, but both sets of parents disapprove.