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The 39 Steps
[1959]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
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Richard Hannay witnesses a hit-and-run involving a woman pushing a pram. Looking in the pram he sees a gun instead of a baby. He tracks the woman down and she reveals that she is a secret agent trying to stop foreign spies leaving the country with important military secrets. Later that night she is murdered in Hannay's flat. Hannay takes it on himself to thwart the enemy agents. This involves travelling... see more
A Tale of Two Cities
[1958]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Romance | 1h 57min
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During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, Frenchwoman Lucie Manette falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay who's hiding his true identity and purpose.
Deadlier Than the Male
[1967]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 1h 38min
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British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.
Doctor in the House
[1954]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 32min
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Simon Sparrow is a newly arrived medical student at St Swithin's hospital in London. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing and fast sports-car driving that constitute 1950's medical training. There is, however, always the looming and formidable figure of chief surgeon Sir Lancelot Spratt to remind them of their real purpose.
Above Us the Waves
[1955]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 32min
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The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.
The Iron Petticoat
[1956]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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Captain Vinka Kovelenko defects from Russia, but not for political reasons. She defects because she feels discriminated against as a woman. Captain Chuck Lockwood gets the order to show her the bright side of capitalism, while she tries to convince him of the superority of communism. Naturaly, they fall in love, but there's still the KGB, which doesn't like the idea of having a defected Russian officer... see more
Doctor at Sea
[1955]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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A bachelor doctor goes to sea to escape the boredom of shore practice, but studies the nurses more than medicine, and Brigitte Bardot is around.
Agent 8 3/4
[1964]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 38min
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A Czech-speaking, out-of-work Briton is unwittingly sent on a secret mission to Prague by British Intelligence.
Doctor at Large
[1957]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 38min
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Dr. Sparrow graduates and sets out into the world. Hilarious internships with a miserly doctor and his young wife, a country doctor paid in kind not cash, and a quack specializing in rich neurotic women. He applies for a surgery position at a hospital, insults the senior surgeon, then rescues one of the hospital's governors and finally gets his place on the staff.
The Clouded Yellow
[1950]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1h 35min
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When Secret Service agent David Somers is fired, he takes a quiet job with the Fentons at their country estate - cataloging butterflies, hence the title insect. David grows fond of Jess Fenton's niece, a fragile, fey young woman named Sophie. Because he hates traps of any kind, he reacts quickly when Sophie is framed for the murder of Hick, the nasty handyman. He helps her escape London by using his... see more
Doctor in Distress
[1963]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 42min
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Dr. Simon Sparrow's love life improves dramatically when the lovely Delia Mallory is brought into casualty with a sprained ankle. She's relieved at the diagnosis as she is a model and is as attracted to Sparrow as he is to her. Sparrow finds himself treating Sir Lancelot Spratt who has taken to sleep-walking. He has also quite suddenly lost his gruff manner and is being quite nice to everyone. Sparrow... see more
Quest for Love
[1971]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 1h 27min
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After a scientific experiment goes horribly wrong during a demonstration, a scientist finds himself trapped in an alternative reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also has some striking differences. In this other reality the Second World War had never occurred, mankind had not yet traveled into Space and Mt. Everest had not yet been conquered, just to name a few things. Also in this... see more
Campbell's Kingdom
[1957]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama | 1h 42min
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An Englishman takes possession of his grandfather's Canadian land but he faces various challenges such as disgruntled locals, a ruthless contractor, a new power dam and his own bad health.
Nobody Runs Forever
[1968]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 41min
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Rod Taylor plays a policeman sent to return a sensitive case; An Australian citizen, currently acting as high commissioner for peace talks who is wanted for an old charge -- of murder. The talks are too sensitive to be disturbed, so Taylor ends up watching Christopher Plummer as he conducts his talks, and discovers that some want the talks to fail enough to think that killing Plummer is an obvious... see more
Upstairs and Downstairs
[1959]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 41min
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On marrying the boss's daughter, Richard takes his father-in-law's advice to hire a live-in domestic. He soon finds good help is hard to come by. Run-ins follow with dipsomaniacs, bank robbers, a Welsh lass who takes one look at London and runs, and an Italian charmer who turns the place into a bawdy house. Then when Ingrid arrives from Sweden things actually start to get complicated.
Doctor in Trouble
[1970]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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Dr. Burke is in love with Ophelia but doesn't have time to propose to her as she leaves for a cruise to the Mediterranean. Also on board the cruise ship is an old school chum of Burke's who plays 'Dr.Dare' in a very popular TV series and who women flock to. Burke decides to join the cruise, but is first apprehended as a stowaway, and then becomes the captain's steward. For Burke, trying to talk to... see more
Carnaby, M.D.
[1966]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 37min
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Doctor in Clover is another 'Doctor' movie, but this time Leslie Phillips is the main doctor in the story, looking for love and romance from the hospital nurses, much to the annoyance of the main Administrator (James Robertson Justice) who wants his doctors to be 100% focussed on the job. Numerous antics follow, with Phillips getting Justice fixed up with the new prim-and-proper Matron (Joan Sims)... see more
No Love for Johnnie
[1961]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 50min
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Johnnie Byrne is a member of the British Parliament. In his 40s, he's feeling frustrated with his life and his personal as well as professional problems tower up over him. His desires to win the next election are endangered by his constant looking for love and he is faced with the choice of giving up a career in politics or giving up the woman he loves.
Conspiracy of Hearts
[1960]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 53min
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Catholic nuns risk their lives to help Jewish children in an Italian internment camp escape to Palestine during World War II.
Mad About Men
[1954]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 30min
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Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human.
Some Girls Do
[1969]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 28min
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A series of unexplainable accidents befall the people and companies responsible for developing the world's first supersonic airliner (SST1). A British agent is sent to investigate and with the help of another agent uncovers a plot masterminded by Carl Petersen who stands to gain eight million pounds if the aircraft is not ready by a certain date. The evil Petersen has developed a number of "robots"... see more
Percy
[1971]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 43min
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Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to the philanderer's wife - and also to his many, many girlfriends...
Doctor in Love
[1960]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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Doctors Burke and Hare leave the confines of St Swithins for the world of general practice, stopping off on the way as patients at the Foulness Anti-cold Unit. Hare then takes up a position as junior in a well-healed G.P.'s surgery while Burke continues to sow his doctorial wild oats.
The Wind Cannot Read
[1958]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 1h 55min
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During WW2, a British officer stationed in Asia is recruited by Army Intelligence, is tasked with learning Japanese to interrogate Japanese POWs and he falls in-love with his pretty Japanese teacher.
McGuire, Go Home!
[1965]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, War | 1h 54min
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During Cyprus' war of independence against Britain, Juno, an American archeology student visiting Cyprus, is caught between the two warring sides.
The Assassin
[1952]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Thriller | 1h 30min
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Private detective Edward Mercer goes to Venice at the request of a French insurance company to locate a brave Italian whom they wish to reward for his part in the rescue of an Allied airman shot down during the war. At least, that is what Mercer thinks as he steps off the steamer at the Piazza San Marco and is greeted by a smiling street photographer, Cassana. Mercer makes his way to a shop and finds... see more
It's Not the Size That Counts
[1974]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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Percy, the man with the world's first penis transplant, discovers that there is a chemical in the city's water that makes men impotent.
No My Darling Daughter
[1961]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 37min
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Juliet Mills plays the vivacious daughter of a wealthy international industrialist who runs away with a playboy millionaire, but falls in love with the hard-working young man who has been sent to bring her back.
Island Rescue
[1951]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 1h 30min
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During WW2, British Major Valentine Moreland is tasked with rescuing a prized pedigree cow from the German-occupied Channel Island of Armorel.
Checkpoint
[1956]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 26min
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After killing a few Italian cops during a burglary, a thief hired by a British car racing company must flee to Switzerland disguised as a race car driver during a rally.
A Pair of Briefs
[1962]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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She's new in chambers, and he's a troublemaker. But what *is* the true status of the old lady's wartime marriage, and can the two young legal minds find the answer?
Helter Skelter
[1949]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 24min
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A radio 'detective' gets involved with a wealthy socialite who can't seem to stop hiccuping due to the machinations of a ghostly cupid who works his magic to cause mayhem and laughter throughout the film.
The Love Ban
[1973]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
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When Newman decides she doesn't want to be burdened with children, she decides to take the pill--which, as we all know from those ubiquitous posters of the 1960s, was a "No No" so far as the Pope was concerned.
A Day to Remember
[1953]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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A group of men from a London pub are going on a darts team outing to Boulogne. Various members of the party have different reasons for going and get involved in various adventures.
Young and Willing
[1962]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 50min
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University students form relationships and perform pranks with disastrous consequences all round.
Once Upon a Dream
[1949]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 27min
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Chaos ensues when a woman wakes up believing that a romantic dream about her new servant is reality.
Traveller's Joy
[1950]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 18min
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