With Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Dam Busters (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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The story of how the British attacked German dams in World War II by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Basil Sydney

Votes: 8,916

2. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Votes: 8,487 | Gross: $17.44M

3. The Terror (1938)

64 min | Crime, Mystery

5.9
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A mysterious criminal mastermind plots a spectacular gold robbery, then after the robbery is completed he makes sure his gang is caught by the police, keeps the gold and disappears. After ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bird | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Bernard Lee, Arthur Wontner, Linden Travers

Votes: 148

4. The Cracksman (1963)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy

6.0
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A short, kind, very innocent and efficient locksmith is cheated by a burglar in order to rob a car and to open a safe strongbox. The police catch him and is sent to jail. Once there, some ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Charlie Drake, George Sanders, Dennis Price, Nyree Dawn Porter

Votes: 134

5. Ice Cold in Alex (1958)

Approved | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.8
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During World War II in North Africa, a medical field unit must cross the desert in their ambulance in order to reach the British lines in Alexandria.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Harry Andrews

Votes: 4,641

6. Go to Blazes (1962)

80 min | Comedy

5.7
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After yet another smash-and-grab goes wrong, a bungling trio of small-time crooks flash an idea of using a fire engine as a getaway vehicle. But they keep being mistaken for genuine firemen and it starts to become a flaming nuisance.

Director: Michael Truman | Stars: Dave King, Robert Morley, Daniel Massey, Dennis Price

Votes: 180

7. Jamaica Inn (1939)

Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Crime

6.3
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In Cornwall, 1819, a young woman discovers she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges

Votes: 8,198

8. The Human Jungle (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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This is a British TV series in which Dr. Corder is a Psychiatrist who is able to treat and cure any Patients' mental disorders through Freudian and contemporary approaches.

Stars: Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans

Votes: 99

9. What a Crazy World (1963)

88 min | Musical

5.9
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Unemployed East End lad Alf Hitchens has an on-off relationship with his girlfriend Marilyn and a dream of hitting the big time in the music business. Cheerful pop musical with a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Carreras | Stars: Michael Goodman, Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Grazina Frame

Votes: 113

10. Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. Everyone else knows she is now shacked up with married bus driver Bert and a ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Littlewood | Stars: James Booth, Barbara Windsor, Roy Kinnear, Avis Bunnage

Votes: 270

11. I've Gotta Horse (1965)

TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

5.3
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A fast-moving comedy with Billy Fury, who plays himself in the film. The story reveals his great love of animals, and it features his own racehorse, Anselmo. Also featured are several of Billy's own dogs. Watch for the dances!

Director: Kenneth Hume | Stars: Billy Fury, Michael Medwin, Amanda Barrie, The Bachelors

Votes: 86

12. Brighton Rock (1948)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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In Brighton in 1935, small-time gang leader Pinkie Brown murders a journalist and later desperately tries to cover his tracks but runs into trouble with the police, a few witnesses and a rival gang.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Harcourt Williams

Votes: 4,830 | Gross: $0.22M

13. Night Boat to Dublin (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Thriller

6.2
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The allies plan to rescue a Swedish atomic scientist from under the noses of the Nazis.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Robert Newton, Raymond Lovell, Guy Middleton, Muriel Pavlow

Votes: 157

14. School for Scoundrels (1960)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

7.4
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Based on the Stephen Potter "One Upmanship" and "Lifemanship" books, Henry Palfrey tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney. Then he discovers the Lifeman college ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Hamer, Hal E. Chester, Cyril Frankel | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott

Votes: 2,904

15. The Queen of Spades (1949)

95 min | Drama, Horror

7.3
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An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard

Votes: 1,139

16. Operation Bullshine (1959)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.7
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The fun starts when a group of A.T.S. girls are posted to a light ack-ack command post on a remote part of the English coast.

Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Donald Sinden, Barbara Murray, Carole Lesley, Ronald Shiner

Votes: 75

17. Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1937)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Bulldog Drummond goes up against foreign agents trying to steal plans for a top-secret aircraft.

Director: Norman Lee | Stars: John Lodge, Dorothy Mackaill, Victor Jory, Claud Allister

Votes: 278

18. Playgirl After Dark (1960)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A French reporter working on a steamy story about the secret strip joints found in London's Soho district becomes involved in the lives of the owner and star of a famous club.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Jayne Mansfield, Leo Genn, Karlheinz Böhm, Danik Patisson

Votes: 264

19. The Night Has Eyes (1942)

62 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Mary Clare, Joyce Howard

Votes: 489

20. The Franchise Affair (1951)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Michael Denison plays a lawyer investigating kidnapping charges against Dulcie Gray. Based on a novel of Josephine Tey.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Anthony Nicholls, Marjorie Fielding

Votes: 120

21. Blonde Sinner (1956)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.1
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A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Marie Ney

Votes: 708

22. Call Me Genius (1961)

105 min | Comedy

7.0
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Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Tony Hancock, George Sanders, Paul Massie, Margit Saad

Votes: 864

23. Bottoms Up (1960)

90 min | Comedy

6.2
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Jimmy Edwards reprises his TV and radio role as the Professor trying to control a school full of naughty boys.

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard, Martita Hunt, Sydney Tafler

Votes: 133

24. The Silk Noose (1948)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Sugiani, a black-market racketeer in London, following World War II, is amassing a vast fortune until Linda Medbury, an American newspaper reporter, learns about him and his operation. She ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Carole Landis, Joseph Calleia, Derek Farr, Stanley Holloway

Votes: 245

25. Young Wives' Tale (1951)

79 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A post-war housing crisis leaves a shy woman to share a house with two couples. Comic situations arise as the new roomer becomes infatuated with one of the husbands.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Joan Greenwood, Nigel Patrick, Derek Farr, Guy Middleton

Votes: 176

26. The Hasty Heart (1949)

102 min | Drama, War

7.3
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In the final days of WW2, in a M.A.S.H. unit in Burma, a severely wounded corporal watches in dismay as fellow soldiers pack-up to return home but a caring nurse and five remaining soldiers bring him solace.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 1,146

27. The Bargee (1964)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy

6.3
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Hemel Pike is a canal barge casanova, aided and abetted by his illiterate cousin, Ronnie. Hemel has a girl in every town along his route, and each one is intent on marriage. He is finally ... See full summary »

Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith, Eric Sykes, Ronnie Barker

Votes: 294

28. Thursday's Child (1943)

81 min | Drama

6.2
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Family tensions arise when a schoolgirl becomes a successful child actor.

Director: Rodney Ackland | Stars: Sally Ann Howes, Wilfrid Lawson, Kathleen O'Regan, Stewart Granger

Votes: 44

29. Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955)

101 min | Musical

6.3
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"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) is the pseudonym adopted by Dr. Falke (Anton Walbrook). Floating on the buoyant waltzes of Strauss, this Viennese romp is sure to please. Disguises, tricks, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Anton Walbrook, Dennis Price, Ludmilla Tchérina

Votes: 222

30. Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A married, middle-aged woman is shocked to discover that her husband, who she thought was content in their marriage, has become infatuated with a beautiful younger woman and is planning to leave his family for her.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Yvonne Mitchell, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Andrew Ray

Votes: 392

31. Jungle Fighters (1961)

Approved | 110 min | War, Drama

6.8
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In 1942, a group of British soldiers is sent on a mission in the Malaysian jungle and gets lost into the Japanese controlled zone.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Richard Todd, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, David McCallum

Votes: 666

32. Tower of Terror (1941)

62 min | Thriller

5.9
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A British secret agent in Germany takes a job as the assistant to an elderly lighthouse keeper, planning to make his escape with some valuable documents when a British boat arrives to pick them up.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Movita, Michael Rennie, Morland Graham

Votes: 96

33. Last Holiday (1950)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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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.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell, Kay Walsh, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 1,288

34. Laughter in Paradise (1951)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

7.1
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When a millionaire practical joker dies, he divides his fortune among four heirs who must carry out his zany instructions to cash in.

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton, George Cole

Votes: 1,206

35. Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)

101 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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During World War II, a British actor impersonates Field Marshal Montgomery in order to confuse German intelligence.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: M.E. Clifton James, John Mills, Cecil Parker, Patrick Allen

Votes: 1,071

36. Hell Is a City (1960)

93 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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In Britain, a Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with capturing a criminal who escapes from prison.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Donald Pleasence, Maxine Audley

Votes: 850

37. French Dressing (1964)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A drab little English seaside town tries to improve its image - and increase its revenues - by holding a film festival. When a famous continental star agrees to attend, things get out of hand.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell, Alita Naughton

Votes: 219

38. Wonderful to Be Young! (1961)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Nicky and his friends find that their youth club is in danger of being flattened to make way for a new office block unless they can come up with £1500 to pay the new owner, the ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, Carole Gray, Jet Harris

Votes: 523

39. Three Wise Brides (1941)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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A young man's mother wants him to marry a wealthy heiress, but the man falls in love with the girl's sister.

Directors: Walter C. Mycroft, Norman Lee | Stars: Enid Stamp-Taylor, Michael Wilding, Basil Sydney, Sarah Churchill

Votes: 18

40. The Punch and Judy Man (1963)

96 min | Comedy

6.4
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Dark comedy about a seaside Punch and Judy man driven to distraction by his social climbing wife and his hatred for the snobbery of local government. He is persuaded to go to the Mayor's gala evening but it's all too much for him.

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Tony Hancock, Sylvia Syms, Ronald Fraser, Barbara Murray

Votes: 252

41. Swingers' Paradise (1964)

Not Rated | 113 min | Music, Musical, Romance

5.3
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A group of (literally) drifting popsters find themselves involved in a grim sand-and-sandals desert movie. They reckon a few song-and-dance numbers would liven things up.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Cliff Richard, Walter Slezak, Susan Hampshire, Hank B. Marvin

Votes: 230

42. The Glass Mountain (1949)

99 min | Drama

6.6
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An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to write an opera and aware that he's fallen in love with his rescuer.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Dulcie Gray, Michael Denison, Valentina Cortese, Sebastian Shaw

Votes: 178

43. The Crimson Blade (1963)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.6
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In 1648, during the English Civil War, Captain Sylvester switches sides between the Parliamentary and Royalist camps as his interests dictate, while King Charles I is on the run from Oliver Cromwell's troops.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley, June Thorburn

Votes: 415

44. Mister Ten Per Cent (1967)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

5.4
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Percy Pointer's passion in life is the theatre, and all his spare time is devoted to the play he is writing.When it's finished it arrives on the desk of a London impresario, at a time when he wants to stage a flop.

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Charlie Drake, Derek Nimmo, Wanda Ventham, John Le Mesurier

Votes: 45

45. Duel in the Jungle (1954)

97 min | Adventure

6.0
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In Rhodesia, the accidental death of a diamond broker raises suspicions with his American insurer which sends a claims investigator to clarify the matter.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar, Patrick Barr

Votes: 204

46. Hand in Hand (1961)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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A little Roman Catholic boy and a little Jewish girl become best friends despite the prejudice that surrounds them.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Loretta Parry, Philip Needs, John Gregson, Sybil Thorndike

Votes: 400

47. Rattle of a Simple Man (1964)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird, Michael Medwin

Votes: 198

48. West 11 (1963)

93 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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This Michael Winner directed film looks into life at Notting Hill, London, then a seedy slum. A down on his luck Joe Beckett (Alfred Lynch) is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce (Eric Portman).

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Alfred Lynch, Kathleen Breck, Eric Portman, Diana Dors

Votes: 126

49. Tamahine (1963)

95 min | Comedy, Sport

6.5
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A free-spirited young Polynesian girl is sent to live with her uncle in England. The many social and other rules new to her that she encounters there, as well as attention from student body of a local school cause much hilarity.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Nancy Kwan, John Fraser, Dennis Price, Coral Browne

Votes: 86

50. Why Bother to Knock (1961)

89 min | Comedy

5.5
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A romantically active travel agent gives all his girlfriends keys to his flat - too many to keep count of!

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Richard Todd, Nicole Maurey, Elke Sommer, June Thorburn

Votes: 95


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