With B&D Film (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Votes: 12,341

2. Above Us the Waves (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, War

6.7
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The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during World War II.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 1,083

3. Eyewitness (1956)

82 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of the house, and into a night of terror. She heads for the local cinema, and in doing so, becomes the only eyewitness to a couple of ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, Belinda Lee, Michael Craig

Votes: 146

4. Carry On Sergeant (1958)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, War

6.3
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Sergeant Grimshaw wants to retire in the flush of success by winning the Star Squad prize with his very last platoon of newly called-up National Servicemen. But what a motley bunch they ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, William Hartnell, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 2,029

5. Violent Playground (1958)

108 min | Drama, Crime

6.7
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Struggle between a Liverpool Juvenile Liaison officer and a young and dangerous pyromaniac.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Stanley Baker, Anne Heywood, David McCallum, Peter Cushing

Votes: 406

6. Sapphire (1959)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The murder of a young woman in London exposes deep racial tensions and prejudices inherent in the area.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Paul Massie

Votes: 1,101

7. Hell Drivers (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss' rackets.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan

Votes: 2,445

8. Carry On Nurse (1959)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 2,218

9. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In the first major naval battle of World War II, the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Peter Finch, Ian Hunter

Votes: 3,461

10. North West Frontier (1959)

Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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In British India, a young prince must be taken to safey across rebel-held territory, and an old train is the only way to do it.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 1,961

11. The 39 Steps (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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In London, a diplomat accidentally becomes involved in the death of a British agent who's after a spy ring that covets British military secrets.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda de Banzie, Barry Jones

Votes: 1,620

12. Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo, Egypt to embarrass the occupiers.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas

Votes: 1,271

13. A Town Like Alice (1956)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Kenji Takaki, Tran Van Khe

Votes: 1,199

14. Reach for the Sky (1956)

Not Rated | 123 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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Biopic of RAF Group Captain Douglas Bader who, after having lost both legs, flew a British fighter plane during WW2.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Votes: 2,056

15. Operation Amsterdam (1959)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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When Germany invades Holland in 1940, a British intelligence officer and two Dutch diamond merchants go to Amsterdam to persuade the Dutch diamond merchants to evacuate their diamond supplies to England.

Director: Michael McCarthy | Stars: Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, Tony Britton, Alexander Knox

Votes: 550

16. A Tale of Two Cities (1958)

117 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, Frenchwoman Lucie Manette (Dorothy Tutin) falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay (Paul Guers), who's hiding his true identity and purpose.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,211

17. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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During World War II, a recently widowed young woman is recruited to work as a spy in France.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner, Denise Grey

Votes: 1,445

18. The One That Got Away (1957)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.2
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A cocky German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander

Votes: 1,647

19. Too Many Crooks (1959)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Accident-prone Fingers runs a pretty unsuccessful gang. They try and rob wealthy but tricky Billy Gordon - who distrusts banks and fears the Inland Revenue - but he sees Fingers and the ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: Terry-Thomas, George Cole, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Bresslaw

Votes: 845

20. Carry On Teacher (1959)

86 min | Comedy

6.3
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Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him. They concoct a ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Leslie Phillips, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey

Votes: 1,819

21. Value for Money (1955)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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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 »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: John Gregson, Diana Dors, Susan Stephen, Derek Farr

Votes: 151

22. The Captain's Table (1959)

90 min | Comedy

6.7
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A ship's captain is promoted by his company from tramp steamers to their flagship passenger liner. Although he is a thoroughly competent sailor ready to take charge of such a ship, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins, Donald Sinden, Nadia Gray

Votes: 317

23. Romeo and Juliet (1954)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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In Shakespeare's classic play, the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry.

Director: Renato Castellani | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Susan Shentall, Flora Robson, Norman Wooland

Votes: 434

24. Campbell's Kingdom (1957)

102 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Englishman Bruce Campbell (Sir Dirk Bogarde) takes possession of his grandfather's Canadian land, but he faces various challenges such as disgruntled locals, a ruthless contractor, a new power dam, and his own bad health.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Michael Craig, Barbara Murray

Votes: 527

25. The Black Knight (1954)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure, History

5.2
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During King Arthur's time, a sword maker wishes to win Lady Linet's heart but first he must become a noble knight.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Alan Ladd, Patricia Medina, André Morell, Harry Andrews

Votes: 653

26. An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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Peter Weston is engaged to Vanessa Colebrook, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. On a journey home on a steamer he meets an old sea hand who shares with him how his wife won't let him ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Donald Sinden, Diana Dors, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 247

27. The Black Tent (1956)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, War, Romance

5.2
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In the African desert, a British soldier romances the native chief's daughter and helps the tribe fight off a Nazi attack.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell

Votes: 269

28. The Square Peg (1958)

85 min | Comedy, War

7.2
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A British road repairman gets into a feud with the Army, gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France where his physical resemblance to the local German commandant triggers a hilarious chain reaction.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Honor Blackman, Edward Chapman, Campbell Singer

Votes: 1,171

29. Tears for Simon (1956)

89 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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An 18 month old baby disappears in London. Detective Inspector Craig tries to find the child but there aren't many clues.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: David Farrar, David Knight, Julia Arnall, Anthony Oliver

Votes: 261

30. Doctor at Large (1957)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy

6.1
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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 »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 607

31. Man of the Moment (1955)

85 min | Comedy

6.5
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Civil Servant Norman becomes the favourite of the rulers of a South Seas island that the British have an interest in.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Lana Morris, Belinda Lee, Jerry Desmonde

Votes: 438

32. Rooney (1958)

88 min | Comedy

6.8
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The life of James Ignatius Rooney, a Dublin rubbish collector during the week and a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow, Barry Fitzgerald, June Thorburn

Votes: 98

33. Windom's Way (1957)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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A doctor's sophisticated wife joins him at his remote Asian practice to try and patch up their marriage. Increasingly violent friction between local rubber plantation workers and the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Natasha Parry, Robert Flemyng

Votes: 148

34. Up in the World (1956)

87 min | Comedy

6.7
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A friendly window cleaner works at an English country estate where he saves the owner's son from kidnappers.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson, Jerry Desmonde, Michael Caridia

Votes: 538

35. Just My Luck (1957)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy

6.3
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Norman works in a jewellers workshop and fantasises (in the nicest way) about meeting the window dresser across the road from his workshop. He wants to buy her a diamond pendant but ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Margaret Rutherford, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 501

36. Floods of Fear (1958)

82 min | Action, Thriller, Adventure

6.5
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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: 205

37. Robbery Under Arms (1957)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's bush ranger gang in 19th Century Australia.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis, David McCallum, Maureen Swanson

Votes: 165

38. To Paris with Love (1955)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A middle-aged widower takes his son on a trip to Paris, where they try to find wives for each other.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Alec Guinness, Odile Versois, Vernon Gray, Elina Labourdette

Votes: 353

39. Doctor at Sea (1955)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

5.8
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Bachelor Dr. Simon Sparrow (Sir Dirk Bogarde) goes to sea to escape the boredom of shore practice, but studies the nurses more than medicine, and Hélène Colbert (Brigitte Bardot) is around.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda de Banzie, Brigitte Bardot, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 706

40. All for Mary (1955)

79 min | Comedy

6.0
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In a Swiss Alpine resort shortly after the War an army officer and upper-class Humpy Miller both set their sights on Mary, the landlord's daughter. When the two come down with chicken pox ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Toye | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison, David Tomlinson, Jill Day

Votes: 81

41. The Big Money (1956)

86 min | Comedy

5.5
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Petty thief Willie Frith steals a suitcase full of bank notes, only to find out that they have been given all the same serial number. But this is only the start of his troubles, now he has ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee, Kathleen Harrison, Robert Helpmann

Votes: 139

42. The Beachcomber (1954)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Mr. Gray is the new Resident in Charge of the Welcome Islands in the Indian Ocean. The Islands are full of life, but the only other Europeans are the "sanctimonious, psalm-singing" ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Glynis Johns, Robert Newton, Donald Sinden, Paul Rogers

Votes: 240

43. Innocent Sinners (1958)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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A young girl in a bombed out part of London wants to make something beautiful so she plants a garden in a ruined church with the help of her friend. All the adults in her life don't ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: June Archer, Christopher Hey, Brian Hammond, Flora Robson

Votes: 200

44. Whirlpool (1959)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat captained by heroic Rolf. The crew of three, Georg, Dina and Braun, quickly accepts her. But, both Hermann and the police are on her trail.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Juliette Gréco, O.W. Fischer, Muriel Pavlow, Marius Goring

Votes: 73

45. Miracle in Soho (1957)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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In London's colourful but seedy Soho Michael Morgan is working mending the road. he is unhappy, with little hope of finding happiness. Then he meets Julia Gozzi, and "The Miracle" happens ....

Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack, Peter Illing

Votes: 131

46. The Woman for Joe (1955)

91 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A sideshow owner and his main attraction, a midget, fall for the same woman.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi, David Kossoff

Votes: 82

47. Passage Home (1955)

102 min | Drama

6.0
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Cargo Ship takes on a female passenger. Can the Captain contain the crew and himself as they hit stormy conditions and emotions explode?

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Anthony Steel, Peter Finch, Diane Cilento, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 108


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