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1. The Red Shoes (1948)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.2
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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jean Short

Votes: 26,544 | Gross: $10.90M

2. Black Narcissus (1947)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.8
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After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Jenny Laird

Votes: 19,819

3. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 17,762

4. Operation Crossbow (1965)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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Allied agents attempt to infiltrate the Nazis' rocket research site.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills

Votes: 3,903

5. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, James McKechnie

Votes: 12,112

6. I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney, Walter Hudd

Votes: 7,302

7. A Voice in the Night (1946)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father's profession. The young man emulates his father by strangling young women. He then meets and falls in love with a ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Eric Portman, Dulcie Gray, Derek Farr, Roland Culver

Votes: 334

8. 49th Parallel (1941)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.3
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A World War II U-boat crew are stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral U.S.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook

Votes: 5,368

9. The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

Not Rated | 128 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical

7.3
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A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchérina, Ann Ayars

Votes: 2,576 | Gross: $0.09M

10. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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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: 3,595

11. A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Three modern day pilgrims investigate a bizarre crime in a small town on the way to Canterbury.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, John Sweet

Votes: 4,632

12. Hour of Glory (1949)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.3
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As the Germans drop explosive booby-traps on Britain in 1943, the embittered expert who'll have to disarm them fights a private battle with alcohol.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Farrar, Jack Hawkins, Kathleen Byron, Leslie Banks

Votes: 1,828

13. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.1
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, John Walters, Paul McCartney

Votes: 157

14. Gone to Earth (1950)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A beautiful, superstitious, animal-loving Gypsy is hotly desired by a fox-hunting squire even after she marries a clergyman.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Thorndike

Votes: 949

15. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams, Bernard Miles

Votes: 1,723

16. Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Famous Spanish bandit Artiguez returns to his native Spanish village after 20 years in French exile but Spanish cop Vinolas is setting a trap for him.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 1,648

17. Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955)

101 min | Musical

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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: 238

18. The Spy in Black (1939)

77 min | Thriller, War

6.9
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Votes: 1,799

19. Emil und die Detektive (1931)

75 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

7.2
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Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.

Director: Gerhard Lamprecht | Stars: Rolf Wenkhaus, Käthe Haack, Fritz Rasp, Rudolf Biebrach

Votes: 523

20. They're a Weird Mob (1966)

112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Nino Culotta is an Italian immigrant who arrived in Australia with the promise of a job as a journalist on his cousin's magazine, only to find that when he gets there the magazine's folded,... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Walter Chiari, Claire Dunne, Chips Rafferty, Alida Chelli

Votes: 752

21. Rings on Her Fingers (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.7
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Two con artists take a shopgirl under their wing, but complications arise when she begins to fall for a mathematician, disrupting their marrying-for-money scheme.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 626

22. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Actor, Producer, and Director Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars, and sometimes appearing in the play.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 78

23. The Wild Heart (1952)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Rouben Mamoulian, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Thorndike

Votes: 171

24. Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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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: 1,311

25. Blackout (1940)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Early in World War II, Danish sea captain Andersen, delayed in a British port, tangles with German spies.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Hay Petrie, Joss Ambler

Votes: 946

26. The Fighting Pimpernel (1950)

88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 428

27. The Boy Who Turned Yellow (1972)

55 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.7
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John and his class go on a school trip to the Tower of London. While he is there he loses his pet mouse and vows to return and find her later. Back in school, he is not very attentive and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Mark Dightam, Robert Eddison, Helen Weir, Brian Worth

Votes: 183

28. One Rainy Afternoon (1936)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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Actor Philippe Martin and his married date Yvonne plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique, a publisher's daughter. An absurd ... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Francis Lederer, Ida Lupino, Hugh Herbert, Roland Young

Votes: 194

29. Miracle in Soho (1957)

93 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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In London's colorful 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: 139

30. The Volunteer (1944)

45 min | War

6.1
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After a masterful performance as Othello in a London theater, Ralph Richardson is asked for an autograph by Fred, his dresser. A short while later, Fred has joined the Fleet Air Arm (Fly ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Pat McGrath, Anna Neagle, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 125

31. The Silver Fleet (1943)

88 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Jaap van Leyden (Sir Ralph Richardson) is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Vernon Sewell, Gordon Wellesley | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers, Esmond Knight, Beresford Egan

Votes: 392

32. Twice Upon a Time (1953)

75 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Twin sisters are separated when their parents divorce. They meet again by accident when they are both sent to the same summer camp and hatch a plot to reunite their family.

Director: Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Hugh Williams, Elizabeth Allan, Jack Hawkins, Yolande Larthe

Votes: 18

33. The Challenge (1938)

Approved | 76 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.3
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Dramatization of the first climbing of the Matterhorn in 1865.

Directors: Milton Rosmer, Vincent Korda, Luis Trenker | Stars: Robert Douglas, Frank Birch, Geoffrey Wardwell, Moran Caplat

Votes: 156

34. The End of the River (1947)

80 min | Drama

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A South American Indian is taken from his jungle home into the world of the White Man where he is forced to stand trial for murder. The story of how this happened and how he got into ... See full summary »

Director: Derek N. Twist | Stars: Sabu, Bibi Ferreira, Esmond Knight, Antoinette Cellier

Votes: 84

35. Silent Barriers (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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The building of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Directors: Milton Rosmer, Geoffrey Barkas | Stars: Richard Arlen, Barry MacKay, Roy Emerton, Antoinette Cellier

Votes: 42

36. Atlantic Ferry (1941)

Passed | 98 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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After their state-of-the-art steamship the "Gigantic" sinks a few minutes after being launched, the MacIver brothers of Liverpool begin to plan for the future of their company. David (... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Valerie Hobson, Griffith Jones, Hartley Power

Votes: 93

37. Sehnsucht 202 (1932)

79 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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A musical comedy set in Vienna. The title refers to the name of a perfume. Two young women reply to newspaper advertisements but their replies are confused. The two young directors of the ... See full summary »

Director: Max Neufeld | Stars: Magda Schneider, Fritz Schulz, Luise Rainer, Rolf von Goth

Votes: 16

38. Abdul the Damned (1935)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, History

6.3
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In 1908, Sultan Abdul Hamid faces resistance from the Young Turk party, while also becoming infatuated with a visiting Austrian singer.

Director: Karl Grune | Stars: Fritz Kortner, Nils Asther, John Stuart, Adrienne Ames

Votes: 57

39. My Heart Calls You (1934)

83 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

6.2
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Rosé and his opera troupe travel by ship to Monte Carlo. Mario Delmonti, the tenor, finds Carla hidden in his cabin, and helps her returning to Europe. Arriving in Monte Carlo they find the... See full summary »

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Jan Kiepura, Mártha Eggerth, Paul Kemp, Paul Hörbiger

Votes: 14

40. Squadron Leader X (1943)

90 min | War, Drama

8.1
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Equipped with an RAF uniform, an English accent, a photograph of his "wife" and a packet of Players (cigarettes), a German agent is parachuted into occupied Belgium to create anti-British ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Eric Portman, Ann Dvorak, Walter Fitzgerald, Martin Miller

Votes: 10

41. I Give My Life (1936)

83 min | Drama, War

6.0
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French-language remake of Port Arthur (1936/I): espionage, action and romance in the Russo-Japanese War, as the conflict threatens Russian naval officer Boris Ranewsky and his Japanese wife Youki.

Director: Nicolas Farkas | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Danielle Darrieux, Charles Vanel, Jean Appert

Votes: 13

42. I'd Rather Have Cod Liver Oil (1931)

24 min | Comedy, Short

7.1
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Each evening, before saying their prayers, some children swallow their cod liver oil. One evening, the youngest child makes a daring request in his prayer. "Why must it always be children ... See full summary »

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Käthe Haack, Max Gülstorff, Alfred Braun, Paul Kemp

Votes: 8

43. Abschied (1930)

73 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Peter Winkler's new job offer is about to take him away from his lover Hella, but he has been keeping it a secret from her. Mutual lack of trust and vicious gossip threatens their relationship as they plan to make their farewells.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Brigitte Horney, Aribert Mog, Emilia Unda, Konstantin Mic

Votes: 85

44. The Moviemakers (1983– )

30 min

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Stars: Elwy Yost, Henry King, Stanley Kramer, Richard Widmark

Votes: 12

45. Continental Express (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A mystery thriller set aboard the Orient Express bound for Istanbul. A girl is blackmailed into throwing a bomb at the President of a fictional Balkan state with the intention of starting another major war.

Director: Herbert Mason | Stars: Rex Harrison, Valerie Hobson, John Loder, Muriel Aked

Votes: 15

46. Mon coeur t'appelle (1934)

Approved | 84 min | Musical

5.8
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Director Rosé and his opera company travel to Monte Carlo where they expect an engagément to perform at the opera house. During the boat trip Mario, the cheerful tenor, meets a girl hidden ... See full summary »

Directors: Carmine Gallone, Serge Veber | Stars: Jan Kiepura, Danielle Darrieux, Lucien Baroux, Julien Carette

Votes: 16

47. Parisian Life (1936)

Comedy

5.9
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A rich Brazilian, Mendoza, visited Paris in 1900 and was romantically involved with the star of Offenbach's "La Vie Parisienne" which was playing at the time. Thirty five years later, he ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Max Dearly, Conchita Montenegro, Neil Hamilton, Tyrell Davis

Votes: 7

48. Gilgi: One of Us (1932)

89 min | Drama

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Director: Johannes Meyer | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Gustav Diessl, Jessie Vihrog, Ernst Busch

49. Die große Sehnsucht (1930)

100 min | Comedy

6.9
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Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Camilla Horn, Theodor Loos, Harry Frank, Paul Kemp

Votes: 8

50. Milyon avcilari (1934)

Musical, Comedy

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Director: Muhsin Ertugrul | Stars: Hazim Körmükçü, Vasfi Riza Zobu, Feriha Tevfik Negüz, Necla Sertel



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