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1. Hideout in the Alps (1936)
75 min | Crime, Drama
A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang, he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the ... See full summary »
2. Talk of the Devil (1936)
76 min | Crime, Drama
A ruthless businessman tries to steal his brother's successful shipping company. He hires a gifted mimic to date one of his brother's daughters to get some inside information about the ... See full summary »
3. Beauty and the Barge (1937)
77 min | Comedy
A young girl is engaged to a man she doesn't love, and rather than marry him, she decides to flee the situation altogether. She is helped by a crusty old barge Captain.
5. Missing, Believed Married (1937)
66 min | Comedy
An heiress discovers during her engagement that the man she is about to marry is a fortune-hunting fraud. She runs off, and during a street scuffle, she gets a blow to her head which leaves... See full summary »
11. Adventure for Two (1943)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ivan Kouznetsoff (Sir Laurence Olivier), a Russian engineer, recounts during World War II his stay in England prior to the war working on a new propeller for ice-breaking ships. Naive about... See full summary »
12. Her Man Gilbey (1944)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance, War
While Lady Christabel Beauclark (Dame Margaret Rutherford), a bird fancier, is scurrying about demanding certain territorial rights for British birds from other countries, Her Ladyship's ... See full summary »
13. Blithe Spirit (1945)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Charles and his second wife Ruth are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
15. Meet Me at Dawn (1947)
81 min | Adventure, Comedy
A young man makes his living in Paris in 1900 by fighting duels on behalf of other parties. He's hired to injure a leading politician and starts to get involved with a girl he uses to ... See full summary »
16. While the Sun Shines (1947)
81 min | Comedy, Drama
Lady Elisabeth Randall is an English Air Force corporal during World War II. She is on her way to marry her fiancé when she finds herself being romanced by two different men.
17. Miranda (1948)
Not Rated | 80 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.
18. Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Residents of a part of London declare independence when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a "Passport to Pimlico".
20. The Taming of Dorothy (1950)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Crime
While casing a bank he intends to rob, tough-gangster Leo L'Americano (Robert Beatty) discovers that Antonio Pellegrini (Robert Beatty), a meek, mild clerk in the bank is his exact double. ... See full summary »
22. Curtain Up (1952)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy
In a small town in the 1950s, a repertory company meets on Monday morning to start rehearsing the following week's play. This is a ghastly thing written by the aunt of one of the theatre's ... See full summary »
23. Castle in the Air (1952)
89 min | Comedy
The near-bankrupt Earl of Locharne must contend with a government agent trying to requisition his ancestral Scottish castle, as well as a beautiful American woman who wants to buy the place - to say nothing of the resident ghost.
24. The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion.
25. Miss Robin Hood (1952)
Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime
Henry Wrigley (Richard Hearne) is happy writing stories for a children's' comic. Then he meets Miss Honey (Dame Margaret Rutherford), who encourages him to go into minor crime.
26. Innocents in Paris (1953)
93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950s weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty ... See full summary »
27. Trouble in Store (1953)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy
Norman (Norman Wisdom) is working in the stock room of a large London department store, but he has ambition (doesn't he always?). He wants to be a window dresser making up the public ... See full summary »
28. The Runaway Bus (1954)
78 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When heavy fog prevents all aircraft from leaving London airport, a group of passengers take an airline bus to get them to an alternative airport. However, one amongst their number is the ... See full summary »
29. Mad About Men (1954)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Flirtatious mermaid Miranda (Glynis Johns) swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on vacation. All is well until she falls in love with a human.
30. Aunt Clara (1954)
84 min | Comedy, Family
A wealthy old man dies and leaves his holdings - including a brothel, a gambling den, racing greyhounds, and a sleazy bar - to his eccentric niece Clara Hilton (Dame Margaret Rutherford). ... See full summary »
31. An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An Englishman is left with an abandoned, very tame, and domesticated pet alligator, who helps him develop a bond with a young Irishwoman. Plans to get rid of the animal cause mayhem and produce a surprising outcome for all.
32. Big Time Operators (1957)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy
A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit", and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.
33. Just My Luck (1957)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy
Norman Hackett (Norman Wisdom) 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 ... See full summary »
34. Farewell, Farewell, Eugene (1959 TV Movie)
Two reclusive sisters send greeting cards to the outside world through their cousin, for which they make money that goes into a fund to visit their brother in Africa.
35. I'm All Right Jack (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labor union.
36. The Day After Tomorrow (1960 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama
Television play centering around pensioner Amy Carr (Dame Margaret Rutherford) and her day-to-day life and character and her budding friendship with old seaman Peter O'Connor (Noel Purcell).
37. On the Double (1961)
Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
At the time of the Invasion of Normandy, an American soldier is asked to impersonate a British General in order to confuse the Nazi spies and assassins in London.
38. Murder She Said (1961)
Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When Miss Jane Marple (Dame Margaret Rutherford) reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the Police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found.
39. The V.I.P.s (1963)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
As fog delays departure for a group of travellers bound for New York City, they wait at the lounge of London's Heathrow airport, with each passenger at a moment of crisis in his or her life.
Votes: 3,235 | Gross: $10.21M
40. The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A tiny country persuades the Americans and Soviets that they're starting a space program, when they really just want some money for new plumbing.
41. Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a wealthy old man appears to have been "frightened to death" by a cat, Miss Jane Marple (Dame Margaret Rutherford) suspects one of his four relatives, all heirs to his estate, of his murder.
42. Murder Most Foul (1964)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When Miss Jane Marple (Dame Margaret Rutherford) joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer.
43. Murder Ahoy (1964)
Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After Miss Jane Marple (Dame Margaret Rutherford) is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board.
44. The Stately Ghosts of England (1965 TV Movie)
50 min | Mystery
A documentary-style tv programme made by NBC where Margaret Rutherford and her husband Stringer Davis visit three so-called haunted mansions.
45. Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) as a roistering companion to young Prince Hal (Keith Baxter), circa 1400 to 1413.
Votes: 7,388 | Gross: $0.12M
46. A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
G | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
In Hong Kong, the ambassador returning to America meets the Russian countess, a refugee without a passport, who decides to hide in his cabin.
47. Arabella (1967)
M | 88 min | Comedy