Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Ernest Thesiger
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2. Androcles and the Lion (1946 TV Movie)
80 min | Comedy, Drama
Androcles, a persecuted Christian of the second century A.D., extracts a thorn from the paw of a lion. When he meets the lion again in the arena, this kindness proves useful.
4. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
This show was 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.
7. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
9. The Winslow Boy (1948)
G | 117 min | Drama
In pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, and his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.
10. Last Holiday (1950)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
11. The Man in the White Suit (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.
Votes: 8,045 | Gross: $0.01M
12. Quartet (1948)
Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Four of W. Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author. In the first story, "The Facts of Life", a young man with great potential on the ... See full summary »
13. The Old Dark House (1932)
Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate.
Votes: 7,823 | Gross: $0.03M
18. Sons and Lovers (1960)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
In the early twentieth century, an artistically talented young man living in an English coal mining town is inhibited by his domineering and emotionally manipulative mother.
21. My Learned Friend (1943)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Thriller
An insane murderer is on the loose, and gunning for the men who put him away. Will Fitch is on the list, and co-opts Claude Babbington to try and stop him from meeting a grisly end.
24. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything.
25. Man with a Million (1954)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
26. The Detective (1954)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul.
27. Lost Daughter (1949)
90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Intrigued by the portrait of a Jewish girl at a London art gallery, a British Army Major attempts to find her among the refugees living in various camps for displaced persons in post-WW2 Germany.
29. The Robe (1953)
Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History
In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.
Votes: 8,374 | Gross: $36.00M
30. The Battle of the Sexes (1960)
84 min | Comedy
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.
32. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance
An aging actress travels to Rome with her husband; after he suddenly dies during the flight, she begins a passionate affair with a young gigolo.
33. The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955)
Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History
A Scottish knight in France to facilitate a marriage between a rich and beautiful countess and his aging uncle becomes involved in court intrigue.
34. Jassy (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance
In 17th. century England, Jassy is believed a witch because she has sometimes visions of approaching disasters. When Barney Hatton, an impoverished gentry whose gambling father has lost the... See full summary »
36. The Ware Case (1938)
79 min | Drama, Mystery
A financier is accused of murder when his brother-in-law is found dead in his garden pond. After winning the court case he returns home to find that his lawyer has romantic inclinations ... See full summary »
37. Beware of Pity (1946)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A man asks a pretty young woman for a dance and discovers that she has been paralyzed in a fall from a horse and can't walk. Taking pity on her, he begins spending more and more time with ... See full summary »
38. Make me an Offer! (1955)
88 min | Comedy
Charlie as a boy on a trip to the local museum, falls in love with a green portland vase (wedgewood), and decides that this is his quest in life to find it. So as a grown up he is still ... See full summary »
39. The Smugglers (1947)
Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Told in flashback, this movie opens with a scene of a seventeen-year-old boy, Francis Andrews, being brutally lashed during a police interrogation, in which the boy thinks back to what ... See full summary »
40. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar, who teaches her how to rule Egypt.
41. The Real Thing at Last (1916)
A satire on American films, in which Shakespeare's Macbeth is performed as it might be imagined performed in an American film. (The film was prepared as part of a live benefit for the YMCA ... See full summary »
42. A Place of One's Own (1945)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An elderly couple move into an old, supposedly haunted abandoned house. A young girl comes to live with the pair as a companion for the wife. However, soon the girl is possessed by the ... See full summary »
44. The Murder Party (1935)
61 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A major newspaper publisher dies in suspicious circumstances during a parlour game at a dinner party. The publishers secretary is the obvious suspect, but the Inspector isn't so sure ...
47. Doctor at Large (1957)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy
Dr. Simon Sparrow (Sir Dirk Bogarde) graduates and sets out into the world. Hilarious internships with a miserly doctor and his young wife, a country doctor paid in kind not cash, and a ... See full summary »
50. Value for Money (1955)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
A young man from Yorkshire inherits a sizeable legacy from his millionaire father. He decides to try the nightlife of London and meets a young girl performing in a nightclub. She intends to... See full summary »