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1. A Christmas Carol (1951)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve...

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 18,132

2. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, James McKechnie

Votes: 11,819

3. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

Votes: 10,955

4. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 10,308

5. What's New Pussycat (1965)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy

6.2
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A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter Sellers, Peter O'Toole, Romy Schneider, Capucine

Votes: 8,943 | Gross: $18.82M

6. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.7
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During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour, Ian McKellen, James Villiers

Votes: 4,016

7. Man with a Million (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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As part of a bet, two aristocrats offer a penniless American a loan, without telling him that the amount is £1,000,000 in the form of a single banknote.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 2,963

8. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)

Approved | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.1
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A seductive woman falls in love with a mysterious ship's captain.

Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Sim

Votes: 2,778

9. The Nude Bomb (1980)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.1
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Maxwell Smart is recalled to duty to help fight a villian who threatens to detonate a weapon that destroys clothing.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Don Adams, Andrea Howard, Sylvia Kristel, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 2,773 | Gross: $14.66M

10. Babes in Toyland (1986 TV Movie)

G | 140 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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A young girl wakes up in the realm of Toyland, where she teams up with her family and friends to overthrow the evil villain, Barnaby.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Richard Mulligan, Eileen Brennan, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 2,646

11. Genevieve (1953)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

7.2
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It's time for the annual London to Brighton antique car rally, and Alan McKim and Ambrose Claverhouse are not going to let their friendship stop them from trying to humiliate each other. ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kay Kendall, Kenneth More

Votes: 2,511

12. The Passionate Friends (1949)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Trevor Howard, Claude Rains, Betty Ann Davies

Votes: 1,960

13. The Purple Plain (1954)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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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: 1,715

14. The Way Ahead (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, War

7.0
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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: 1,555

15. Dead Man's Folly (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Jean Stapleton, Constance Cummings, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 1,461

16. Madeleine (1950)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The middle-class family of a young woman cannot understand why she delays in marrying a respectable young man. They know nothing about her long-standing affair with a Frenchman.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks

Votes: 1,287

17. The Promoter (1952)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark

Votes: 1,078

18. Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Mystery

4.1
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Famous detective Charlie Chan (Sir Peter Ustinov) is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco Detective (Brian Keith) solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Lee Grant, Angie Dickinson, Richard Hatch

Votes: 1,011

19. Danger Man (1960–1962)

TV-PG | 24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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John Drake (Patrick McGoohan) is a special operative for N.A.T.O., specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

Votes: 881

20. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)

M | 122 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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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 »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

Votes: 872

21. Old Dracula (1974)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

3.7
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A faulty blood transfusion turns Dracula's wife black.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Niven, Teresa Graves, Peter Bayliss, Jennie Linden

Votes: 673

22. Stealing Heaven (1988)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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In medieval Paris, a young religious scholar and the beautiful niece of a local patrician fall madly in love and consummate their passion for each other. In the religious uproar that follows, they are condemned and brutally punished.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Derek de Lint, Kim Thomson, Denholm Elliott, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 667

23. Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

6.4
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This comedy / drama film follows the sexual exploits of teenager Jamie McGregor and the permissive society of the 60's.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Barry Evans, Judy Geeson, Angela Scoular, Sheila White

Votes: 572

24. The Guest (1963)

105 min | Drama

7.2
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While renovating his house in London, Aston, out of pity, lodges a homeless man, but Aston's brother taunts and harasses the cranky old bum.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence, Robert Shaw, Harold Pinter

Votes: 571

25. Rogue Male (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Early in 1939 Sir Robert Hunter (Peter O'Toole) takes aim at Adolf Hitler (Michael Sheard) with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter O'Toole, John Standing, Alastair Sim, Harold Pinter

Votes: 567

26. On Approval (1944)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

7.3
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Two wealthy Victorian widows are courted tentatively by two impoverished British aristocrats. When one of the dowagers suggests that her beau go away with her for a month to see if they are compatible, the fireworks begin.

Director: Clive Brook | Stars: Clive Brook, Beatrice Lillie, Googie Withers, Roland Culver

Votes: 539

27. Spectre (1977 TV Movie)

Unrated | 98 min | Horror

6.2
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Renowned criminologist and occult investigator William Sebastian recruits his old friend Dr. Hamilton to aid him in his current case. Anitra Cyon, the sister of prominent British ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Robert Culp, Gig Young, John Hurt, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 444

28. I Am a Camera (1955)

98 min | Drama

6.7
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In Weimar-era Berlin, an aspiring writer strikes up a friendship with a vivacious, penniless singer.

Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Shelley Winters, Ron Randell

Votes: 442

29. Luv (1967)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk, Elaine May, Nina Wayne

Votes: 434

30. Oliver Twist (I) (1982 TV Movie)

103 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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The classic Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Tim Curry, Michael Hordern, Timothy West

Votes: 433

31. Arthur the King (1985 TV Movie)

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

4.4
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Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Candice Bergen, Edward Woodward, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 351

32. The Thief of Baghdad (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.0
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A resourceful thief helps a handsome Prince fight an evil wizard, and win the hand of a beautiful Princess.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Kabir Bedi, Frank Finlay, Marina Vlady

Votes: 330

33. Nothing But the Best (1964)

99 min | Comedy

6.9
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Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss' daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Alan Bates, Denholm Elliott, Harry Andrews, Millicent Martin

Votes: 282

34. Some People (1962)

93 min | Drama, Musical

6.2
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The story of three teenaged tearaways Johnnie, Bill and Bert who find themselves at odds with society. Following a brush with the law they have a chance meeting with a local choirmaster who offers them a way of making good.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Kenneth More, Ray Brooks, Anneke Wills, David Andrews

Votes: 191

35. Charlemagne (1993– )

90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.1
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Young Charlemagns is placed on the Frankish throne in the middle of the 8th Century A.D. Despite having many powerful enemies he slowly unites the nations of Western Europe and rebuilds civilization on the ruins of the Roman Empire.

Stars: Christian Brendel, Anny Duperey, Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 191

36. The Secret Place (1957)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A beautiful redhead becomes involved with a smalltime gang of hoodlums who plan and perform a daring diamond robbery.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Belinda Lee, Ronald Lewis, Michael Brooke, Michael Gwynn

Votes: 156

37. Tonight at 8:30 (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.3
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An omnibus of three Noel Coward tales: the first, "The Red Peppers" (featuring Kay Walsh, Ted Ray, Martita Hunt, Frank Pettingell and Bill Fraser) about a bickering vaudeville couple who ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Ted Ray, Kay Walsh, Martita Hunt, Bill Fraser

Votes: 146

38. To Catch a King (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 115 min | Thriller, Drama

6.0
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In 1940, two Americans, Joe Jackson (Robert Wagner) and Hannah Winter (Teri Garr), attempt to thwart a plot to kidnap the Duke of Windsor (Sir John Standing) during a visit to Windsor.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Robert Wagner, Teri Garr, Horst Janson, John Standing

Votes: 121

39. Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less (1990 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.2
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Four victims of a stock swindle meet and plot to get their money back from the crooked financier responsible. Each man, an Oxford professor, a Harley Street physician, an art dealer and a ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Ed Begley Jr., François-Eric Gendron, Brian Protheroe, Nicholas Jones

Votes: 113

40. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1959–1965)

Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.

Stars: George Hilsdon, Bernard Lee, Stanley Morgan, Tony Wall

Votes: 102

41. Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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Kay is not happy after ten years of marriage with her husband Michael. When she suddenly disappears, her husband and the rest of the village people are thinking she is fled for this ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Kate Nelligan, Jennifer Beals, Geraint Wyn Davies, Werner Stocker

Votes: 78

42. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A classic anthology science fiction series which features adaptations of stories by famous authors including Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Frederik Pohl and John Wyndham.

Stars: John Gabriel, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Erik Chitty, Peter Copley

Votes: 75

43. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.3
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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 64

44. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )
Episode: She Fell Among Thieves (1978)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A villainess concocts a nefarious plot around her stepdaughter and matches wits with an English gentleman adventurer.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Eileen Atkins, Michael Jayston, Karen Dotrice

Votes: 59

45. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1959–1965)
Episode: Marriage of Convenience (1960)

58 min | Drama, Mystery

6.2
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When a convict escapes from prison, to be re-united with his girlfriend and his stolen £20,000 he left with her for safe keeping, he is in for a series of surprises and then a trip to the seaside and a police chase follows.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, John Cairney, John Van Eyssen, Jennifer Daniel

Votes: 50

46. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)
Episode: The Machine Stops (1966)

50 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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In the far future, the material needs of humankind are tended by the omnipresent Machine, which makes their environment, in vast tunnels beneath the earth, comfortable and safe. But safe ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Gothard, Nike Arrighi, Jonathan Hansen

Votes: 49

47. The Sinister Man (1961)

61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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When a corpse is found in the Thames, the only clue is that the dead man was killed by a karate or judo expert.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: John Bentley, Patrick Allen, Jacqueline Ellis, John Glyn-Jones

Votes: 44

48. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: Bury the Dead (1960)

TV-PG | 26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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Drake investigates the suspicious death of a NATO agent, Tony. Drake believes Tony was murdered while investigating a group of gun smugglers, and looks to his house and fiancée for clues. ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Beverly Garland, Dermot Walsh, Paul Stassino

Votes: 43

49. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Journey Ends Halfway (1960)

TV-PG | 26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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Numerous people have disappeared along an escape route to freedom. John Drake follows in the steps of one of the missing men, discovering that the would-be refugees are being killed during ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Paul Daneman, Willoughby Goddard, Anna May Wong

Votes: 39

50. Marriage of Convenience (1960)

58 min | Drama, Mystery

6.1
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An escaped convict discovers his girlfriend has married the detective who arrested him.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, John Cairney, John Van Eyssen, Jennifer Daniel

Votes: 28



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