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1. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 32,624

2. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)

Unrated | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.

Directors: Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn, John Mills

Votes: 9,179

3. Knights of the Round Table (1953)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer, Anne Crawford

Votes: 3,044

4. The Amazing Adventure (1936)

61 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.3
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A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance.

Director: Alfred Zeisler | Stars: Cary Grant, Mary Brian, Peter Gawthorne, Henry Kendall

Votes: 1,516

5. Spitfire (1942)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John, Roland Culver

Votes: 1,470

6. 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, rescues victims of Nazi persecution during World War II.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Francis L. Sullivan, Allan Jeayes, Peter Gawthorne

Votes: 1,263

7. Bombsight Stolen (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Allied spies and Nazi Agents insinuate themselves at a Scottish cottage (converted to a wartime hospital) with interests on an inventor's nearly perfected bomb sight.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim, Jeanne De Casalis, Carla Lehmann

Votes: 916

8. Ask a Policeman (1939)

Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The mirthful adventures of Police-Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables, Albert Brown and Jeremiah Harbottle, who stage a fabricated crime-wave to save their jobs---and then find themselves involved in the real thing.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Glennis Lorimer

Votes: 742

9. Perfect Understanding (1933)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A young couple decide to marry under the condition that they agree never to disagree. That agreement is soon put to the test when the husband finds himself attracted to a beautiful young woman.

Director: Cyril Gardner | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Laurence Olivier, John Halliday, Nigel Playfair

Votes: 604

10. Charlie Chan Carries On (1931)

76 min | Mystery

6.7
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Charlie steps in to solve the murder of a wealthy American found dead in a London hotel. Settings include London, Nice, San Remo, Honolulu and Hong Kong. Fast-paced with lots of wisecracking.

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Oland, John Garrick, Marguerite Churchill, Warren Hymer

Votes: 465

11. Convict 99 (1938)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy

6.9
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A disgraced school master, Benjamin Twist, is mistaken for a tough prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison for particularly hardened criminals. Believing he is being sent to a ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Googie Withers

Votes: 431

12. The Fighting Pimpernel (1950)

88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 428

13. Love on the Dole (1941)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.7
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During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress, just to help the rest of her family who are unemployed.

Director: John Baxter | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, George Carney, Mary Merrall

Votes: 397

14. Good Morning, Boys (1937)

79 min | Comedy

6.8
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A schoolteacher and his pupils visit Paris where they outwit a gang of crooks.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Martita Hunt, Peter Gawthorne, Graham Moffatt

Votes: 376

15. Boys Will Be Boys (1935)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

6.5
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Will Hay is a teacher in a prison, who applies for the Headship of Narkover, a public school. This is the first screen appearance of Hay in his (to be ) famous schoolmaster role, in a story... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Will Hay, Gordon Harker, Jimmy Hanley, Davy Burnaby

Votes: 374

16. Behind That Curtain (1929)

Passed | 91 min | Mystery

4.9
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Eve Mannering realizes too late that her abusive husband is a philanderer and murderer and seeks protection with her true love, explorer John Beetham.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Lois Moran, Gilbert Emery, Claude King

Votes: 361

17. Sunnyside Up (1929)

121 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White, El Brendel

Votes: 345

18. Windbag the Sailor (1936)

87 min | Comedy

6.7
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A bragging sea captain's maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is coerced into commanding an ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Norma Varden

Votes: 330

19. Man of the Moment (1935)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.2
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Mary, who is infatuated with her boss, discovers that he is having an affair with one of her coworkers. Despondent, she leaves work and overhearing news of a suicide, impulsively decides to... See full summary »

Director: Monty Banks | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Laura La Plante, Claude Hulbert, Margaret Lockwood

Votes: 306

20. Where's That Fire? (1939)

73 min | Comedy

6.9
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A hapless fire crew are given the ultimatum: put out a fire successfully or else be sacked. They fail miserably, and their ancient fire engine is stolen by criminals attempting to steal the... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Peter Gawthorne

Votes: 302

21. The Young Mr. Pitt (1942)

118 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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This biopic tells the story of the life of Pitt The Younger, who became Prime Minister of Great Britain at the age of twenty-four.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Robert Donat, Jean Cadell, Robert Morley, Geoffrey Atkins

Votes: 264

22. The Phantom Fiend (1932)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Romance

5.8
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Ivor Novello, Elizabeth Allan, A.W. Baskcomb, Barbara Everest

Votes: 257

23. No Limit (1935)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.5
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George Shuttleworth is convinced that he has the talent to win the Isle of Man TT races, despite what his neighbours back home in Wigan may think. During the trials, the brakes go on ... See full summary »

Director: Monty Banks | Stars: George Formby, Florence Desmond, Howard Douglas, Beatrix Fielden-Kaye

Votes: 254

24. Crook's Tour (1940)

80 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.9
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Charters and Caldicott, touring in the Near East, are mistaken for German agents and handed in error a gramophone record which contains vital information for Britain's enemies.

Director: John Baxter | Stars: Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Greta Gynt, Charles Oliver

Votes: 251

25. Something Always Happens (1934)

TV-G | 69 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Unemployed car salesman Peter is encouraged by his girlfriend Cynthia to approach the head of a petrol company with his plan for making petrol stations more attractive to customers. When ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Ian Hunter, Nancy O'Neil, Peter Gawthorne, John Singer

Votes: 214

26. Dark Sands (1937)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Musical, Adventure

6.1
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During WWI, action hero Robeson escapes an unjust death sentence to ramble around Arabia.

Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford, Kouka

Votes: 209

27. Paid to Kill (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A failed business deal forces James Nevill to blackmail his weak-willed friend into murdering him so that his wife can collect his insurance, but circumstances suddenly change.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Dane Clark, Cecile Chevreau, Paul Carpenter, Thea Gregory

Votes: 196

28. Mail Train (1941)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The plot pits Hornleigh and Bingham against a clever gang of Nazi espionage agents. Most of the action takes place aboard a speeding train, with our heroes never quite certain who can be ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Calvert, Edward Chapman

Votes: 186

29. Hey! Hey! U.S.A! (1938)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy

5.8
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Dr Twist has to pose on a liner as a famous professor and is asked to tutor Bernie, the son of a millionaire. To avoid awkward US immigration questions, Twist enlists the help of a gangster... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Edgar Kennedy, David Burns, Edmon Ryan

Votes: 181

30. Inspector Hornleigh (1939)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.7
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Inspector Hornleigh and his assistant Sergeant Bingham are called in to investigate a murder that involves the theft of government secrets.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood, Wally Patch

Votes: 173

31. I Like Your Nerve (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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Young man attempts to break up an engagement between a woman and an older man.

Director: William C. McGann | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Loretta Young, Henry Kolker, Claud Allister

Votes: 171

32. Wings and the Woman (1942)

94 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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The story of flyer Amy Johnson who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Robert Newton, Edward Chapman, Nora Swinburne

Votes: 171

33. Crime Unlimited (1935)

TV-G | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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An undercover policeman infiltrates a notorious ring of jewel thieves headed by a man no one has ever seen.

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Esmond Knight, Lilli Palmer, Cecil Parker, George Merritt

Votes: 167

34. Bell-Bottom George (1944)

97 min | Comedy, War

5.9
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Nazi spies are out to destroy a new submarine killer, the "Firefly", being developed by the British navy. A hapless waiter named George, after being rejected for military service three ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Anne Firth, Reginald Purdell, Peter Murray-Hill

Votes: 164

35. I Thank You (1941)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.1
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Struggling entertainers who are trying to put on a show pose as servants to wealthy woman in hopes of raising the money.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Lily Morris, Moore Marriott

Votes: 158

36. Gasbags (1941)

Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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The Crazy gang invade Nazi Germany !! They accidentally pilot a balloon over enemy territory.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo, Teddy Knox

Votes: 138

37. The Case of Charles Peace (1949)

88 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Businessman Charles Peace leads a double life--by day he's a respected local businessman, but by night he's a professional thief who lets nothing, not even murder, stop him from getting what he wants.

Director: Norman Lee | Stars: Michael Martin Harvey, Chili Bouchier, Valentine Dyall, Bruce Belfrage

Votes: 134

38. Band Waggon (1940)

TV-G | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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A plot involving spies in a haunted castle gives this team of celebrated British wireless comedians plenty of scope for laughs.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Arthur Askey, Jack Hylton and His Band, Richard Murdoch, Pat Kirkwood

Votes: 132

39. The Ticket of Leave Man (1937)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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A man is accused of a series of murders that were actually committed by a crazed killer called "The Tiger." He must prove his innocence and catch the murderer.

Director: George King | Stars: Tod Slaughter, John Warwick, Marjorie Taylor, Frank Cochran

Votes: 119

40. Much Too Shy (1942)

92 min | Comedy

6.4
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A handyman and amateur artist gets into trouble when nude female bodies are added to the heads he has drawn of prominent ladies, and are sold as soap adverts.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Kathleen Harrison, Hilda Bayley, Eileen Bennett

Votes: 113

41. Dangerous Secrets (1937)

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Before he leaves for a posting in India, young Jim Wyndham has a fling with pretty Helen Norwood. After he leaves, Helen marries Prof. Paul Bernardy, a much older man. Four years later Jim returns from India, ready to take up where he left off with Helen, only to find out that she's now married. Complications ensue.

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Paul Lukas, Hugh Williams, Linden Travers, Marie Ney

Votes: 94

42. Bombay Waterfront (1952)

71 min | Mystery

5.9
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The Temples investigate a series of gruesome murders attributed to a mysterious figure known as "The Marquis".

Director: Maclean Rogers | Stars: John Bentley, Patricia Dainton, Grey Blake, Peter Gawthorne

Votes: 91

43. Gangway (1937)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

7.1
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Newspaper reporter becomes involved with gang of crooks who take her for a tough American gangster.

Director: Sonnie Hale | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Nat Pendleton, Alastair Sim

Votes: 82

44. Alf's Button Afloat (1938)

89 min | Comedy

6.2
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Alf discovers that one of the buttons on his uniform is made from the metal of Aladdin's lamp. When he cleans it a genie appears.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo, Teddy Knox

Votes: 81

45. We'll Meet Again (1943)

84 min | Musical

6.0
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A young dancer trying to make it in London during World War II discovers that people like her singing voice, too. Although she's at first reluctant to sing, she finally does and becomes a ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Brandon | Stars: Vera Lynn, Geraldo, Patricia Roc, Ronald Ward

Votes: 79

46. Those Three French Girls (1930)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy

5.1
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Three attractive young women cause misadventures for visiting Americans.

Directors: Harry Beaumont, Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Fifi D'Orsay, Reginald Denny, Cliff Edwards, Yola d'Avril

Votes: 75

47. Brighthaven Express (1952)

75 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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The Toff solves the mystery of a missing employer.

Director: Maclean Rogers | Stars: John Bentley, Carol Marsh, Roddy Hughes, Wally Patch

Votes: 62

48. The Iron Duke (1934)

88 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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Chronicling the life of Arthur Wellesley the first duke of Wellington, who faced down Napoleon's armies at Waterloo, and served as prime minister.

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: George Arliss, Ellaline Terriss, Gladys Cooper, A.E. Matthews

Votes: 60

49. The Camels Are Coming (1934)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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A British officer in the Camel Corps in Egypt goes undercover to investigate a gang of drug smugglers. He enlists the aid of a female pilot to help break up the gang.

Directors: Tim Whelan, Robert Stevenson | Stars: Jack Hulbert, Anna Lee, Hartley Power, Harold Huth

Votes: 59

50. The Man Who Came Back (1931)

Passed | 74 min | Drama

5.7
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A spoiled carefree rich kid gets into too much trouble for his father who sends him out on his own to prove himself capable of making a respectable man of himself.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Kenneth MacKenna, William Holden

Votes: 53



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