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Pink String and Sealing Wax

Pink String and Sealing Wax

Pink String and Sealing Wax
IMDb: 6.6
89

Melodrama set in Victorian Brighton. Scheming pub landlady uses the timorous son of a domineering pharmacist to assist in the poisoning of her drunkard husband. (The title is from the…

Whisky Galore!

Whisky Galore!

Whisky Galore!
IMDb: 7.2
82

Based on a true story. The name of the real ship, that sunk Feb 5 1941 – during WWII – was S/S Politician. Having left Liverpool two days earlier, heading…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Hell Drivers

Hell Drivers

Hell Drivers
IMDb: 7.2
108

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Great Escape
IMDb: 8.2
173

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out…

The Ipcress File

The Ipcress File

The Ipcress File
IMDb: 7.2
109

Sly and dry intelligence agent, Harry Palmer is tasked with investigating British Intelligence security, and is soon enmeshed in a world of double-dealing, kidnap and murder when he finds a…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Cast a Giant Shadow

Cast a Giant Shadow

Cast a Giant Shadow
IMDb: 6.4
146

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each…

Genre: War
Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Kidnapped
IMDb: 6.2
100

Scottish orphan David Balfour is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer, who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that he cannot claim his inheritance. The…

The Medusa Touch

The Medusa Touch

The Medusa Touch
IMDb: 7
105

A French detective in London reconstructs the life of a man lying in hospital with severe injuries with the help of journals and a psychiatrist. He realises that the man…

Yesterday’s Enemy

Yesterday’s Enemy

Yesterday’s Enemy
IMDb: 7.1
95

Set during the Burma Campaign of World War 2, this is the story of courage and endurance of the soldiers struggling at close quarters against the enemy. The film examines…

Genre: Drama, War
Hamlet

Hamlet

Hamlet
IMDb: 6.9
117

Tony Richardson’s Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing…

Genre: Drama
Against the Wind

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
IMDb: 6.5
96

A disparate group of volunteers are trained as saboteurs and parachuted into Belgium to blow up an office containing important Nazi records and to rescue a prominent S.O.E. agent, who…

Genre: Drama, War
Cone of Silence

Cone of Silence

Cone of Silence
IMDb: 6.5
88

A seasoned pilot is condemned for an error which causes a crash. The pilot later dies in a crash with similar circumstances and an examiner looks for scientific reasons for…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette
IMDb: 5.7
93

An RCMP officer is ordered to discreetly take a Russian immigrant into custody in advance of a state visit by the Soviet premier. When the prisoner is kidnapped, the officer…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Whistle Blower

The Whistle Blower

The Whistle Blower
IMDb: 6.2
100

A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a…

Genre: Action, Thriller
Madame Sin

Madame Sin

Madame Sin
IMDb: 6.3
86

A CIA agent is used as a pawn in an insane woman’s plan to steal a Polaris submarine.

Genre: Comedy
The Fighting Prince of Donegal

The Fighting Prince of Donegal

The Fighting Prince of Donegal
IMDb: 6.2
110

Ireland 1587. Hugh O’Donnell inherits the title of The O’Donnell, the prince of Donegal, and tries to unite Ireland to make war on England. But then Hugh is kidnapped and…

Genre: Action, Adventure
Run Wild, Run Free

Run Wild, Run Free

Run Wild, Run Free
IMDb: 6.4
100

Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, this 1969 British children’s film stars Mark Lester as a young boy, unable to speak, who befriends both a wild colt with blue eyes and…

Genre: Drama, Family
Danger Route

Danger Route

Danger Route
IMDb: 5.8
92

Jonas Wilde, a British secret agent licensed to kill, wants to resign from his murderous work, but his superiors pressure him into taking on a new assignment-the assassination of a…

Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog

Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog

Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog
IMDb: 7.3
87

In Scotland 1865, An old shepherd and his little Skye terrier go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to…

Genre: Drama, Family
Millions Like Us

Millions Like Us

Millions Like Us
IMDb: 6.8
103

Millions Like Us is a 1943 British propaganda film, showing life in a wartime aircraft factory in documentary detail. It stars Patricia Roc, Eric Portman, Megs Jenkins, and Anne Crawford,…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
San Demetrio London

San Demetrio London

San Demetrio London
IMDb: 6.7
104

British drama documentary from 1943, based on the true story of the 1940 rescue of the tanker MV San Demetrio by parts of her own crew after she had been…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Captive Heart

The Captive Heart

The Captive Heart
IMDb: 7
104

A series of stories about the lives and loves of nine men in a Prisoner of War Camp over five years. Location shooting in the British occupied part of Germany…

Genre: Drama, War
Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty
IMDb: 7.3
185

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means…

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
Triple Cross

Triple Cross

Triple Cross
IMDb: 6.3
140

A safecracker turns double agent during WWII.

Genre: Action, Adventure, War
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
IMDb: 7.6
116

A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Genre: Drama
The Long Ships

The Long Ships

The Long Ships
IMDb: 6.1
126

Rolfe—a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate—tells other sailors of the mythical ‘The Mother of Voices’, a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Professionals

The Professionals

The Professionals
TMDb: 7.6
60,50 min

The lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain’s CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism and similar high-profile…

Status: Ended