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1. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Peter Cushing (1990)

Documentary, Biography

8.8
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Legendary star of Hammer Films Peter Cushing is the delighted subject, hosted by Michael Aspel.

Directors: John Birkin, Brian Klein | Stars: Michael Aspel, Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Peter Gray

Votes: 13

2. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Lewis Collins (1982)

Documentary, Biography

8.8
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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Lewis Collins, Patricia Hodge, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 5

3. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Christopher Lee (1974)

Documentary, Biography

8.8
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Eamonn Andrews surprises the 51 year old Christopher Lee, joined by his wife, daughter, mother, sister, brother, and fellow actors Peter Cushing, Vincent Price, Patrick Macnee, and Sammy Davis Jr.

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Peter Cushing

Votes: 22

4. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: Pioneers (1980)

52 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Contrary to popular belief, the silent film in general had reached a high state of sophistication by the late 1920s.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Karl Brown, Gaylord Carter

Votes: 54

5. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Muhammad Ali (1978)

Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Directors: Royston Mayoh, Terry Yarwood | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Muhammad Ali, Hana Ali, Laila Ali

Votes: 10

6. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: Comedy: A Serious Business (1980)

Documentary, History

8.5
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The art of silent comedy is highlighted with a focus on the work of the four great clowns of the era: Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, and Harry Langdon.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Frank Capra, Jackie Coogan, Georgie Harris

Votes: 37

7. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Douglas Bader (1982)

Documentary, Biography

8.5
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Directors: Paul Stewart Laing, Terry Yarwood | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Douglas Bader, Joan Bader, 'Paddy' Barthropp

Votes: 6

8. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: Out West (1980)

Documentary, History

8.4
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The development of the uniquely American film genre, the Western, is shown from its inception with archival footage and interviews with surviving artists.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Karl Brown, Yakima Canutt, Olive Carey

Votes: 31

9. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: Hollywood Goes to War (1980)

52 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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Hollywood and its stars support the War effort with propaganda and patriotic films and war bond tours.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Karl Brown, Agnes de Mille, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Votes: 40

10. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: Autocrats (1980)

Documentary, History

8.4
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Autocratic directors like the martinet Cecil B. DeMille and the idiosyncratic Eric Von Stroheim are highlighted in this episode.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Karl Brown, Bebe Daniels, Agnes de Mille

Votes: 39

11. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: Single Beds and Double Standards (1980)

Documentary, History

8.3
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Mounting scandals including drug addiction and murder force the studios to appoint Will Hays as a morals czar to oversee production.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Cedric Belfrage, Karl Brown, Viola Dana

Votes: 44

12. Hollywood (1980– )
Episode: In the Beginning (1980)

52 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Some of the less affluent studios escape bad weather and legal entanglements in New Jersey and make Hollywood the world film capitol.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: James Mason, Viola Dana, Agnes de Mille, Allan Dwan

Votes: 46

13. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)
Episode: Prelude to War (1983)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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As an agent of Japan's ally Great Britain, Reilly must aid the Japanese fleet invade Port Arthur beginning the Russo-Japanese War.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Sam Neill, Jeananne Crowley, David Suchet, Derek Newark

Votes: 47

14. Safety Last! (1923)

Not Rated | 74 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

8.1
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A boy leaves his small country town and heads to the big city to get a job. As soon as he makes it big his sweetheart will join him and marry him. His enthusiasm to get ahead leads to some interesting adventures.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young

Votes: 16,843 | Gross: $0.62M

15. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for Me (1988)

TV-14 | 55 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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A documentary about the life and films of actress Lillian Gish.

Director: Terry Sanders | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp, Dorothy Gish, Lillian Gish

Votes: 40

16. Richard Williams and the Thief Who Never Gave Up (1982 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Mike Dormer | Star: Richard Williams

Votes: 9

17. Speedy (1928)

Passed | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Family

7.7
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Harold "Speedy" Swift, a fan of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, saves from extinction the city's last horse-drawn trolley, operated by his girlfriend's grandfather.

Director: Ted Wilde | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Babe Ruth

Votes: 2,990

18. The Kid Brother (1927)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town.

Directors: Ted Wilde, Harold Lloyd, Lewis Milestone, J.A. Howe | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis

Votes: 3,544 | Gross: $1.55M

19. Girl Shy (1924)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A shy, young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin

Votes: 2,917 | Gross: $0.63M

20. It (1927)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Directors: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 2,783 | Gross: $0.41M

21. Free Cinema (1986 TV Movie)

53 min | Documentary

7.2
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Survey of the British 'Free Cinema' movement, remarkable for the narrator's wit and clarity of vision.

Directors: Lindsay Anderson, Jeremy McCracken | Star: Lindsay Anderson

Votes: 6

22. Hot Water (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy

7.2
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Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell, Charles Stevenson

Votes: 1,164

23. Crime Inc. (1984– )
Episode: All in the Family (1984)

Documentary

7.1
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Directors: Ken Craig, Ian Stuttard | Stars: Martin Short, Edgar Croswell, John Cusack, Bill Roemer

Votes: 11

24. M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (2003–2005)
Episode: Moving Targets (2003)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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When a uniformed sergeant and a criminal are gunned down in a drive-by, the team first has to find which was the intended victim in order to find the killer.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Lindsey Coulson, Samantha Spiro, Richard Hope, Richard Huw

Votes: 22

25. Romeo & Juliet (1994 TV Movie)

81 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two teenagers fall in love, but their feuding families and fate itself cause the relationship to end in tragedy.

Director: Alan Horrox | Stars: Geraldine Somerville, Jenny Agutter, Jonathan Firth, Nicholas Barnes

Votes: 51

26. M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (2003–2005)
Episode: Daddy's Little Girl (2003)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a three year old building is demolished the perfectly preserved body of a nineteen tear old cancer survivor is found with a crushed skull.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Lindsey Coulson, Samantha Spiro, Richard Hope, Richard Huw

Votes: 20

27. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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The UK version of the popular US show. Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, William Roache

Votes: 157

28. The Cat's-Paw (1934)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy

6.7
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A naive missionary brought up in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of winning.

Directors: Sam Taylor, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Una Merkel, George Barbier, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 1,080 | Gross: $0.69M

29. Trouble on the Terraces (1994 Video)

90 min | Documentary

6.1
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A look at football hooliganism in the UK and abroad.

Director: Allan Sharpe | Stars: Sean Bean, Bill Brewster

Votes: 8

30. Night Train to Murder (1984 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy, Thriller

5.4
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When Eric's niece Kathy becomes one of the heirs to a considerable fortune, her life (and those of the other heirs) is placed in jeopardy by the actions of a mysterious inter-loper.

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Margaret Courtenay, Kenneth Haigh

Votes: 132

31. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Ross Kemp (1997)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Actor Ross Kemp.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Ross Kemp, Barbara Windsor

32. A Tribute to Sir Douglas Bader (1982 TV Movie)

Biography

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Star: Douglas Bader

33. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Gary Rhodes (1996)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Chef, Gary Rhodes.

Director: Brian Klein | Stars: Michael Aspel, Gary Rhodes

34. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Pam ST Clements (1995)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Actress, Pam St Clements .

Director: Brian Klein | Stars: Michael Aspel, Pam St. Clement

35. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Steve Redgrave (1996)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Olympic rower, Steve Redgrave.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Steve Redgrave

36. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Sally Gunnell (1997)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Olympic athlete, Sally Gunnell.

Director: John Gorman | Stars: Michael Aspel, Sally Gunnell

37. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Lisa Clayton (1995)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Record breaking sailor, Lisa Clayton.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Lisa Clayton

38. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Nadim Sawalha (1997)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Actor, Nadim Sawalha.

Director: John Gorman | Stars: Michael Aspel, Nadia Sawalha

39. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Maureen Rees (1997)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Reality TV star - Driving School, Maureen Rees.

Director: John Gorman | Stars: Michael Aspel, Maureen Rees

40. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Chili Bouchier (1996)

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Michael Aspel, Avril Angers, Lionel Blair, Chili Bouchier

41. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Magnus Magnusson (1987)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the TV presenter and journalist Magnus Magnusson.

Director: John Gorman | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Magnus Magnusson, Sally Magnusson

42. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Rolf Harris 2nd Show (1995)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Australian artist and entertainer Rolf Harris.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Rolf Harris

43. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Eamonn Andrews (1974)

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, David Nixon

44. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Jeremy Guscott (1997)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Rugby union player Jeremy Guscott .

Stars: Michael Aspel, Jeremy Guscott

45. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Gary Mabbutt (1999)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Footballer Gary Mabbutt.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Gary Mabbutt

46. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Mark Cook (1999)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Charity organiser Mark Cook.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Mark Cook

47. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Sue Johnston (1998)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Actress Sue Johnston.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Sue Johnston

48. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Elizabeth Spriggs (1998)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Actress Elizabeth Spriggs.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Elizabeth Spriggs

49. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Frankie Dettori (1998)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Horseracing jockey Frankie Dettori.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Frankie Dettori

50. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Bob Wilson (1998)

Documentary, Biography

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Michael Aspel tells the story of the Broadcaster and former goalkeeper Bob Wilson.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Bob Wilson


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