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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Great Expectations
IMDb: 7.8
118

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham,…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit
IMDb: 7.3
85

The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the material,…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers
IMDb: 7.7
91

A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group’s…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana
IMDb: 7.2
111

Jim Wormold is an expatriate Englishman living in pre-revolutionary Havana with his teenage daughter Milly. He owns a vacuum cleaner shop but isn’t very successful so he accepts an offer…

Scrooge

Scrooge

Scrooge
IMDb: 7.5
113

The classic Charles Dickens’ Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.

Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Hitler: The Last Ten Days

Hitler: The Last Ten Days

Hitler: The Last Ten Days
IMDb: 6.5
N/A

Hitler: The Last Ten Days takes us into the depths of der Furher’s Berlin bunker during his final days. Based on the book by Gerhard Boldt, it provides a bleak…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Star Wars

Star Wars

Star Wars
IMDb: 8.6
121

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team…

The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back
IMDb: 8.7
124

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more…

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy
IMDb: 7.4
103

Young Cedric Errol and his widowed mother live in genteel poverty in 1880s Brooklyn after the death of his father. Cedric’s grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, has long ago disowned…

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago
IMDb: 8
200

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist’s wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Prisoner

The Prisoner

The Prisoner
IMDb: 6.9
95

A cardinal is arrested for treason against the state. He is a popular hero of his people, for his resistance against the Nazis during the war and his resistance when…

Genre: Drama
The Lavender Hill Mob

The Lavender Hill Mob

The Lavender Hill Mob
IMDb: 7.6
78

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

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Barnacle Bill

Barnacle Bill

Barnacle Bill
IMDb: 6.8
87

A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. Released in the U.S. as ‘All at Sea’

Genre: Comedy
The Captain’s Paradise

The Captain’s Paradise

The Captain’s Paradise
IMDb: 6.9
94

Mediterranean ferryboat captain Henry St James has things well organized – a loving and very English wife Maud in Gibraltar, and the loving if rather more hot-blooded Mistress, Nita in…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Raise the Titanic

Raise the Titanic

Raise the Titanic
IMDb: 5
115

To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.

Genre: Adventure
Malta Story

Malta Story

Malta Story
IMDb: 6.5
97

In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines….

Genre: Drama, History, War
Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit
IMDb: 7.3
357

A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor’s prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose…

Genre: Drama
Hotel Paradiso

Hotel Paradiso

Hotel Paradiso
IMDb: 6.3
98

Monsieur Feydeau has writer’s block, and he needs a new play. But he takes an opportunity to observe the upper class of 1900 Paris – Monsieur Boniface with a domineering…

Genre: Comedy
Father Brown

Father Brown

Father Brown
IMDb: 6.8
91

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.

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Mute Witness

Mute Witness

Mute Witness
IMDb: 6.7
95

Billy is mute, but it hasn’t kept her from becoming a successful makeup artist. While in Russia, working on a film directed by her sister’s boyfriend, Andy, Billy finds herself…

Genre: Thriller
The Card

The Card

The Card
IMDb: 7.1
85

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…

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets
IMDb: 8
104

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Last Holiday

Last Holiday

Last Holiday
IMDb: 7.4
88

George Bird is a salesman of agricultural machinery who finds out that he hasn’t long to live. On his doctor’s advice, he goes to an exclusive seaside resort to spend…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai
IMDb: 8.1
161

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow…

Genre: Drama, History, War
H.M.S. Defiant

H.M.S. Defiant

H.M.S. Defiant
IMDb: 7.1
101

Defiant’s crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant’s first…

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
227

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic…

Tunes of Glory

Tunes of Glory

Tunes of Glory
IMDb: 7.5
106

Following World War II in peacetime Scotland, brigade headquarters replaces commanding officer Major Jock Sinclair, a boisterous battalion leader, with the strict, temperamental Lieutenant Colonel Basil Barrow. Resentful toward his…

Genre: Drama
The Quiller Memorandum

The Quiller Memorandum

The Quiller Memorandum
IMDb: 6.3
104

After two British Secret Intelligence Service agents are murdered at the hands of a cryptic neo-Nazi group known as Phoenix, the suave agent Quiller is sent to Berlin to investigate.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Murder by Death

Murder by Death

Murder by Death
IMDb: 7.4
94

Lionel Twain invites the world’s five greatest detectives to a ‘dinner and murder’. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more…

Cromwell

Cromwell

Cromwell
IMDb: 6.9
139

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into…

Genre: Drama, History
A Passage to India

A Passage to India

A Passage to India
IMDb: 7.3
163

Set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj, the story begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela…

The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire
IMDb: 6.7
188

Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome’s collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Scapegoat

The Scapegoat

The Scapegoat
IMDb: 6.9
91

An Englishman in France unwittingly is placed into the identity, and steps into the vacated life, of a look-alike French nobleman.

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist
IMDb: 7.8
116

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he’s hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young…