Most Popular Titles With Charles Crichton


1. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 5,323

2. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

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In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 117,535 | Gross: $63.49M

3. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.

Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate, Zienia Merton

Votes: 5,624

4. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley fight terrorism and similar high-profile crimes. Cowley, a hard ex-MI5 operative... See full summary »

Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 2,041

5. Things to Come (1936)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott

Votes: 5,862

6. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.

Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin

Votes: 10,215

7. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Not Rated | 147 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Directors: John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand

Votes: 13,815

8. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Horror

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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

Votes: 8,932

9. Secret Agent (1964–1967)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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John Drake is a special operative for M19, specialising in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace.

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 875

10. The Protectors (1972–1974)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Yasuko Nagazumi

Votes: 281

11. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime

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A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James, Alfie Bass

Votes: 10,737

12. Whisky Galore (1949)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime

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Scottish islanders try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a stranded ship.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton

Votes: 4,126

13. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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 »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 274

14. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Crime

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This series chronicles the swashbuckling exploits of Simon Templar, a modern day Robin Hood of sorts.

Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Norman Eshley, Edward Brayshaw, John Hallam

Votes: 231

15. Rentaghost (1976–1984)

25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Staniforth, Edward Brayshaw, Ann Emery, William Perrie

Votes: 366

16. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

Not Rated | 55 min | Adventure, Family

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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late nineteenth century rural England, who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by ... See full summary »

Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Roderick Shaw, Michael Culver

Votes: 272

17. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

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The eighteenth century, swashbuckling adventures of Britain's legendary highwayman. When he returned from military service in Flanders, Dick Turpin discovered he had been cheated out of his... See full summary »

Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Michael Deeks, Christopher Benjamin, Billy Dean

Votes: 345

18. Here Come the Double Deckers! (1970– )

30 min | Family, Comedy

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The adventures of a gang of seven kids whose clubhouse is an abandoned double decker bus in a London junkyard. Usually involves a bit of singing, a bit of dancing and general fun times.

Stars: Peter Firth, Brinsley Forde, Gillian Bailey, Michael Audreson

Votes: 156

19. The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

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Volunteers take over their local passenger train service (against bus company resistance) when the government announces its closure.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson

Votes: 2,134

20. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 42

21. The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

84 min | Comedy

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Angela Barrows, an accomplished business analyst from the US, attempts to contemporise the late MacPherson's tweed factory, shaking the very foundation of a men-only company.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark

Votes: 976

22. The Day After Tomorrow (1976 TV Movie)

48 min | Sci-Fi

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The crew of the lightship Altares are lost in space when the craft is struck by a meteor shower and goes out of control.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Brian Blessed, Joanna Dunham, Nick Tate, Ed Bishop

Votes: 56

23. The Human Jungle (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

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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: 80

24. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Terry Gilliam, Kirsty Wark

Votes: 125

25. 21 Days Together (1940)

72 min | Drama

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After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 687

26. Dance Hall (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

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Episodic tale of four factory girls and their various romances at the local dance hall.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Natasha Parry, Jane Hylton, Diana Dors, Petula Clark

Votes: 96

27. Sanders of the River (1935)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

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British District Officer in Nigeria in the 1930's rules his area strictly but justly, and struggles with gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochran

Votes: 433

28. Hue and Cry (1947)

82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler, Vida Hope

Votes: 1,096

29. Nine Men (1943)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, War

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The Nine men of the title are a British WWII Army patrol stuck in a desert fort during the African campaign. The Men must defend the fort against the Italian and German troops until they ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Jack Lambert, Grant Sutherland, Gordon Jackson, Frederick Piper

Votes: 107

30. The Third Secret (1964)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The first secret is what we don't tell people, the second secret is what we don't tell ourselves and the third secret is - the truth.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Diane Cilento

Votes: 432

31. The Love Lottery (1954)

89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Rex Allerton is a top Hollywood star and an idol of the female population. To get away from the pressure of the fans who won't leave him alone, he relocates to a remote Italian village ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: David Niven, Peggy Cummins, Anne Vernon, Herbert Lom

Votes: 138

32. The Stranger in Between (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama

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Violent fugitive and mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley, Elizabeth Sellars, Kay Walsh

Votes: 702

33. Alien Attack (1976 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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Earth's Moon is the site of Moonbase Alpha, a scientific research colony nestled in the crater Plato. Staffed by over 300 men and women from Earth, it is the operations center for several ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Crichton, Lee H. Katzin, Bill Lenny | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse, Roy Dotrice

Votes: 128

34. Against the Wind (1948)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, War, Drama

6.5
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British agents engage in hazardous duty behind German lines.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Robert Beatty, Simone Signoret, Jack Warner, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 405

35. Shirley's World (1971–1972)

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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Shirley Logan is a globe-trotting magazine writer-photographer and Dennis Croft, her London based editor.

Stars: Shirley MacLaine, John Gregson, Kim Smith, Stuart Damon

Votes: 18

36. Strange Report (1969–1970)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

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Retired Scotland Yard commissioner Adam Strange investigates bizarre mysteries in "Swinging Sixties" London.

Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

Votes: 104

37. Train of Events (1949)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

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A train disaster is told as four short stories to give character studies of the people involved, how it will affect them and how they deal with it.

Directors: Sidney Cole, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Warner, Gladys Henson, Susan Shaw, Patric Doonan

Votes: 199

38. The Boy Who Stole a Million (1960)

84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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A young lad working in a bank in Valencia 'borrows' a million pesetas so he can help his dad pay to get his taxi fixed. Instead he finds himself being chased all over town not only by the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Virgilio Teixeira, Maurice Reyna, Marianne Benet, Harold Kasket

Votes: 45

39. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)

Family

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Stars: Cheryl Arutt, Ricky Paull Goldin, Scott Baio, Chris Barnes

Votes: 18

40. Elephant Boy (1937)

80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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This black and white movie is based on Rudyard Kipling's "Toomai, of the Elephants", in which a small native lad claims he knows the congregating place of the elephant hordes.

Directors: Robert J. Flaherty, Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, W.E. Holloway, Walter Hudd, Allan Jeayes

Votes: 560

41. Cosmic Princess (1982 TV Movie)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.1
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_Space: 1999_ (1975) season 2 episodes The Metamorph and Space Ward were edited together to create this movie about the adrift in space crew of Moonbase Alpha that meets shape-shifting alien Maya and her father who wants their brains.

Directors: Charles Crichton, Peter Medak | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell, Tony Anholt

Votes: 275

42. Law and Disorder (1958)

76 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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A British petty criminal lies to his son about his frequent prison terms by inventing honorable plausible explanations for his absences from home but things get complicated when his son becomes a judge's assistant.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 182

43. Decision Against Time (1957)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself. At the Conway Aero-Manufacturing Company... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars, Jeremy Bodkin, Gerard Lohan

Votes: 257

44. Man of the World (1962– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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The adventures of globe trotting journalist and photographer Mike Strait.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Tracy Reed, Paul Maxwell, Graham Stark

Votes: 25

45. Smuggler (1981)

30 min | Adventure, History

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In 1802, the ex-British naval officer turned smuggler Jack Vincent eludes revenue officers along the coast of England. A headstrong loner, Vincent frequently finds himself entangled in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Tobias, Lesley Dunlop, Hywel Williams-Ellis, Peter Capell

Votes: 36

46. He Who Rides a Tiger (1965)

103 min | Crime, Drama

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Peter Rayston, has been in and out of prison most of his life. At 30, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Tom Bell, Judi Dench, Paul Rogers, Kay Walsh

Votes: 67

47. Floods of Fear (1958)

82 min | Action, Thriller, Adventure

6.6
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Two inmates working to shore up a dike during a severe flood are swept away in the current along with their guard. The three of them wind up in an isolated house whose flooded interior contains a frightened woman.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack, Harry H. Corbett

Votes: 184

48. Prison Without Bars (1938)

72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Suzanne, Renee, Nina and Marta all hate being in prison, being slapped and treated badly, and so all the girls are trying to escape. Madame Appel just causes chaos all the time, with her ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Corinne Luchaire, Edna Best, Barry K. Barnes, Mary Morris

Votes: 23

49. The Big Blockade (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, War

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Wartime propaganda piece reporting on the success of the economic blockade of Germany in the early years of the war.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Will Hay, Bernard Miles, John Stuart, David Evans

Votes: 144

50. The Divided Heart (1954)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

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A three-year-old orphan is adopted by a German couple shortly after World War II. On his tenth birthday, he is told that his mother, a Yugoslav refugee, is alive and wants him back. The ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Cornell Borchers, Yvonne Mitchell, Armin Dahlen, Alexander Knox

Votes: 116

51. The Girl of the Canal (1945)

Approved | 48 min | Drama

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Drama following the lives of two families living on the colourfully painted canal boats of Britain.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Jenny Laird, Bill Blewitt, May Hallatt, Robert Griffiths

Votes: 81

52. For Those in Peril (1944)

77 min | Drama, War

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A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up downed pilots and taking them to safety.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: David Farrar, Ralph Michael, Robert Wyndham, John Slater

Votes: 60

53. Adventurer (1987– )

30 min

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Jack Vincent, an aristocrat forced by circumstances to become a smuggler, is caught and transported on the IIMS Success to a penal colony on Norfolk Island, off the New Zealand coast. ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Tobias, Peter Hambleton, Marshall Napier, Paul Gittins

Votes: 19

54. Old Bill and Son (1941)

96 min | Comedy

6.0
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WWI veteran Bill is inspired to re-enlist in 1939, and ends up serving with his son.

Director: Ian Dalrymple | Stars: Morland Graham, John Mills, Mary Clare, Renee Houston

Votes: 52

55. If Looks Could Kill: The Power of Behaviour (2000 Video)

29 min | Short, Mystery

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A woman is driven to suicide by the careless behavior of staff at the doctor's, the shoe shop, the post office and the railway station, and a detective must piece together her movements to see how their behavior led to her death.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Dawn French, Patrick Malahide, David Bamber, Bobby Barry

56. If Looks Could Kill: The Power of Behaviour (1986 Video)

Short, Mystery

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People who deal professionally with the public - in government departments, airports, railway stations, offices, shops - often don't realise what effects their own behaviour can have on the... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Tom Bell, Michael Deeks, Diane Fletcher, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 6

57. Light Entertainment Killers (1969 TV Movie)

96 min

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Amalgam of two episodes of a series 'The Avengers'. The first episode is "Look - (Stop Me If You've Heard This One) But There Were These Two Fellers...", the second "The Interrogators".

Directors: Charles Crichton, James Hill | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, Christopher Lee, John Cleese

Votes: 9

58. Another Shore (1948)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Robert Beatty, Moira Lister, Stanley Holloway, Michael Medwin

Votes: 55

59. The Unorganized Manager, Part One: Damnation (1977 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

5.2
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The story of Richard Lewis--a harrassed overworked and over stressed area manager for a contract catering company. Richard is a well meaning man, but always cames off badly in his dealings ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: James Bolam, John Cleese

Votes: 15

60. Tuesday's Documentary (1968–1983)

Documentary

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Stars: William Hardcastle, Barbara Murray, Malcolm Muggeridge, Gerald Priestland

61. Yellow Caesar (1941)

24 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Using edited archive footage, mockery is made of Italy's dictator Benito Mussolini.

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Michael Frank, Duggie Byng, Marcel King, Sam Lee

Votes: 47

62. The Unorganized Manager, Part Three: Lamentations (1977 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: James Bolam, John Cleese

Votes: 7

63. Distilling Whisky Galore! (1991 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Stars: Alexander Mackendrick, Rodger Waterston, Mary Waterston, Mary Macinnes

64. The Unorganized Manager, Part Two: Salvation (1977 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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The story of Richard Lewis--a harrassed overworked and over stressed area manager for a contract catering company. Richard is a well meaning man, but always cames off badly in his dealings ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: James Bolam, John Cleese

Votes: 8

65. John Cleese's First Farewell Performance (1988 Video)

48 min | Documentary

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Director: Iain Johnstone | Stars: John Cleese, Iain Johnstone, Michael Palin, Kevin Kline

66. Something Fishy (2003 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Director: John Cork | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 17

67. More Bloody Meetings (1984 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

7.4
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A sequel to the film Meetings, Bloody Meetings (1976). A manager who has learnt all the practical lessons from his experiences in the first film dreams how he habitually breaks the three ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: John Cleese, Graeme Garden, Antony Jay, David Prowse

Votes: 16

68. Perishing Solicitors (1983 TV Movie)

23 min | Comedy

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Uses a humorous story to correct popular misconceptions of the legal profession, and promote a better understanding of the everyday problems that can be easily solved by a solicitor. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: George Cole, Maureen Lipman, Patsy Rowlands, Judy Cornwell

69. Mackendrick: The Man Who Walked Away (1986 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

7.0
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1986 documentary featuring interviews with director Alexander Mackendrick, actor Burt Lancaster, producer James Hill, and others.

Director: Dermot McQuarrie | Stars: Joanna Barnes, Charles Champlin, Charles Crichton, F.X. Feeney

Votes: 5

70. Find, Fix and Strike (1942)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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Deals with the training of Fleet Air Arm pilots and crew during World War II.

Director: Compton Bennett

71. The Unorganized Manager, Part Four: Revelations (1977 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: James Bolam, John Cleese

Votes: 5

72. Young Veteran (1940)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Star: Michael Frank

73. Greek Testament (1943)

45 min | Documentary

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Director: Charles Hasse

74. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
Episode: A Matter of Balance (1976)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Several crew members explore the planet Sunin, including botanist Shermeen Williams, who appears to have visionary gifts. She links up with an alien, called Vindrus, who wants her help in ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell, Tony Anholt

Votes: 84

75. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: A Member of the Family: Part 1 (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

5.8
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Jenny returns from school and immediately angers the new neighor Armstrong by spoiling his fox hunt. A scruffy waif called Ned arrives at the Gordon's house and claims to be Amy's nephew. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Michael Culver, Stacy Dorning

Votes: 8

76. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: A Member of the Family: Part 2 (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

7.5
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Ned's behavior creates tension in the Gordon household and when items start disappearing, he is suspected. An older man Simey followed Ned from London and is threatening him to cooperate. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Michael Culver, Stacy Dorning

Votes: 11

77. Smuggler (1981)
Episode: An Eye for an Eye (1981)

30 min | Adventure, History

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When two sailors from Vincent's past appears seeking their revenge, Jack finds himself faced with accusations that he alone can prove untrue - but will his friends believe his story?

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Oliver Tobias, Lesley Dunlop, Hywel Williams-Ellis, Ian Hendry

78. The Protectors (1972–1974)
Episode: Border Line (1973)

25 min | Adventure, Crime

4.7
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The Protectors are hired by the Hungarian actress Ilona Tabori, who wants them to help her take her father's body through the Iron Curtain and back to his natal village, where it was his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Georgia Brown

Votes: 9

79. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Brainwash (1967)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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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 »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Richard Bradford, Colin Blakely, Howard Marion-Crawford, Suzan Farmer

Votes: 28

80. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Day of Execution (1967)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A car passes McGill and its driver,shouting out to him,addresses him as Mariocki and tells him he will be killed. McGill assumes it is a case of mistaken identity but more death threats ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Richard Bradford, Rosemary Nicols, Robert Urquhart, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 21

81. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Day of Reckoning (1972)

Not Rated | 24 min | Adventure, Family

6.1
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Black Beauty starts showing unusual behavior and Dr. Gordon suspects rabies. After Beauty attacks two men including the new constable, she is ordered destroyed. But Vicky hides her horse, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Judi Bowker, Roderick Shaw

Votes: 9

82. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Death at Bargain Prices (1965)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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When a colleague is found dead in a large London department store Steed and Mrs. Peel go undercover as staff members, exposing a dastardly plot by the wheelchair-bound Horatio Kane to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, André Morell, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 205

83. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
Episode: Death's Other Dominion (1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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On the ice world of Ultima Thule the Alphans encounter members of lost earth expedition who have achieved immortality- but at a price!

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse, Brian Blessed

Votes: 157

84. The Protectors (1972–1974)
Episode: Dragon Chase (1973)

25 min | Adventure, Crime

3.4
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A dissident Russian author is smuggled out of Russia into Britain, along with the manuscript of his book, which is severely critical of the Communists' political regime. Harry is hired to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Donald Houston

Votes: 8

85. Adventurer (1987– )
Episode: Dragon Island, Part One (1987)

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The others are furious when Vincent returns to the Sea Wolf without the pearls.

Director: Chris Bailey | Stars: Oliver Tobias, Paul Gittins, Peter Hambleton, Marshall Napier

86. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
Episode: Dragon's Domain (1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Discredited eagle pilot Tony Cellini is beset by recurring nightmares in which he was the only survivor of disastrous space mission. Now the moon is approaching the same set of circumstances that Cellini encountered.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse, Gianni Garko

Votes: 201

87. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
Episode: Earthbound (1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A vessel of alien pacifists, bound for Earth, lands on the moon. They are greeted as friends by all- except Commissioner Simmons who sees their vessel as way to return home.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse, Roy Dotrice

Votes: 174

88. Rentaghost (1976–1984)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1976)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Anthony Jackson, Michael Darbyshire, Michael Staniforth, Edward Brayshaw

89. Secret Agent (1964–1967)
Episode: Fair Exchange (1964)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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In a poignant reminder that spies are merely people and that they often take terrible punishment when caught, Drake tries to stop a former agent from killing the East German government official who had her tortured beyond repair.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Lelia Goldoni, James Maxwell, George Mikell

Votes: 49

90. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: False Witness (1968)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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Witnesses and agents investigating upper class blackmailer Lord Edgefield can't seem to tell the truth.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, John Bennett, Barry Warren

Votes: 85

91. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Good Neighbours (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

5.6
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Briggs and his family are being evicted from one of the squire's cottages after his wife becomes ill. Dr. Gordon and his family become involved after Black Beauty is used in an escape while... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Michael Culver, Stacy Dorning

Votes: 10

92. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
Episode: Guardian of Piri (1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Contact is made with the planet Piri, where the main computer created an idyllic life that led to extinction of its population through apathy. Now John Koenig must fight to save Alpha as his people fall under the same fate.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse, Catherine Schell

Votes: 132

93. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)
Episode: Into Infinity (1975)

52 min | Family

7.5
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Space vessel moves deeper into space and her crew of 3 adults and 2 children battle several dangers while getting pulled into another universe.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Ed Bishop, Brian Blessed, Joanna Dunham, Don Fellows

Votes: 77

94. The Professionals (1977–1983)
Episode: Look After Annie (1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Annie Irvine, charismatic evangelist and founder of the left-wing Workers-Christian Alliance, arrives back in England having survived an assassination attempt in Chicago and Cowley, an old ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Diana Fairfax

Votes: 60

95. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Lost Godess (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

5.6
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Squire Armstrong inherited a religious Indian idol from his grandfather and is outraged when it's stolen. Rana, a visitor to the community, is befriended by Jenny and Ned. He appears to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Saeed Jaffrey, Stacy Dorning, Charlotte Mitchell

Votes: 7

96. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Lost: Part 1 (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

5.9
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Simey returns, seeking retribution on the Gordons for his time in prison. With his cohort Brit, they trick Ned, taking him and Black Beauty captive. Simey tries to sell Beauty to first Waggs, than at a market giving Ned a chance to escape.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Stacy Dorning, Roderick Shaw

Votes: 7

97. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Lost: Part 2 (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

5.8
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Ned returns to the Gordons, having escaped from his abduction, but the constable doubts his story. Simey sells Beauty to Waggs but he escapes, attempting to return home. Beauty arrives at ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Stacy Dorning, Roderick Shaw

Votes: 9

98. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Made in Ealing (1986)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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A look at the films produced at Ealing Film Studios in London.

Stars: Richard Attenborough, Jill Balcon, Michael Balcon, Alberto Cavalcanti

99. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
Episode: Matter of Life and Death (1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Dr. Russell's presumed-dead husband mysteriously reappears on a reconnaissance mission to a nearby planet.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Barry Morse, Richard Johnson

Votes: 154

100. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Mission of Mercy (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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Ned ignores Dr. Gordon's warning about keeping Jonah the pony away from yew leaves, which could poison him. When Jonah does indeed become sick, Dr. Gordon cannot leave John Danby's ailing ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Stacy Dorning, Michael Culver

Votes: 8