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1. The John Thaw Story (2002 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

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Tribute to the much-missed actor John Thaw, featuring reminiscences from his family, friends and colleagues about both his private life and his public work.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Sally Alexander, Richard Attenborough, Richard Bates, Richard Briers

Votes: 41

2. The World About Us (1967–1987)

60 min | Documentary

8.8
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A documentary series with a broad remit of geography, anthropology, and natural history subjects.

Stars: Derek Jones, Barry Paine, Alan Gibson, Jane Goodall

Votes: 9

3. John Thaw: An Appreciation (2002 TV Special)

30 min | Short

8.8
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Short tribute film celebrating the life of much-loved British actor John Thaw, broadcast the day after his untimely death.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, David Jason, Kevin Whately

Votes: 17

4. Arena: The Sir Noel Coward Trilogy (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Richard Attenborough, Judy Campbell, Noël Coward, John Gielgud

Votes: 5

5. Chaplin Anniversary Edition: Strolling Into the Sunset (2008 Video)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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Votes: 10

6. Film '72 (1971– )
Episode: Episode dated 5 February 2007 (2007)

Talk-Show

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Director: Bex Palmer | Stars: Jonathan Ross, Richard Attenborough, Drew Barrymore, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 6

7. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)
Episode: Frost at the London Palladium for the British Film and Television Awards (1970)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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A departure from the usual Wembley studio as Frost presents the star-studded awards with help from his usual mix of regulars and guest artistes.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 23

8. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.6
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 146

9. Masterpiece Theatre (1971– )

Drama, Romance

8.5
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An anthology drama series featuring primarily British productions.

Stars: Alistair Cooke, John Neville, Robert Robinson, John Standing

Votes: 334

10. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Mort Sahl

Votes: 499

11. Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film (2014)

Documentary

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The life story of the film director, movie star and industry figure who furthered the cause of cinema: Lord Richard Attenborough.

Director: Sally Norris | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Michael Douglas, Julian Fellowes

Votes: 23

12. Morning Departure (1946 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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At the end of World War II a Royal Navy submarine on routine patrol strikes and detonates a mine. The following explosion sinks the submarine, killing most of its crew. Frantic efforts then... See full summary »

Stars: Ronald Adam, Richard Attenborough, John Baker, Alban Blakelock

Votes: 17

13. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 119

14. Jurassic Park: The Ride - Pre-Show Video (1996 Video)

48 min | Action, Adventure, Family

8.3
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The pre-show video was created to prepare guests for their journey (via the Jurassic Park River Adventure Boats)into "Jurassic Park" at Universal Studios. The pre-show featured John Hammond... See full summary »

Director: Gary Goddard | Star: Richard Attenborough

Votes: 108

15. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: John Barry: Moviola (1993)

Music

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Director: Jeb Brien | Stars: John Barry, Richard Attenborough, Kevin Costner, Sydney Pollack

Votes: 18

16. The Great Escape (1963)

12 | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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87 Metascore

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Votes: 201,233 | Gross: $12.10M

17. Audrey Hepburn Remembered (1993 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Audrey Hepburn was one of movies best-loved stars, blessed with beauty, talent, an elegant sophistication, and an enduring aura of youthful innocence. As Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, she... See full summary »

Directors: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Richard Attenborough, Richard Brown

Votes: 94

18. Cup Glory (1972)

84 min | Documentary, News, Sport

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Football documentary highlighting 100 years of the F A Cup.

Director: Tony Maylam | Star: Richard Attenborough

Votes: 5

19. Outbreak 1939 (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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In a programme broadcast 70 years to the day after the outbreak of WWII, people who were alive at the time speak of their memories.

Director: Martina Hall | Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Richard Attenborough, Tony Benn, Peter Blake

Votes: 12

20. Chaplin Anniversary Edition: The Most Famous Man in the World! (2008 Video)

5 min | Documentary, Short

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Votes: 20

21. Jurassic Park (1993)

12 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 763,947 | Gross: $402.45M

22. Gandhi (1982)

12 | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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79 Metascore

Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth

Votes: 203,965 | Gross: $52.77M

23. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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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: 16,588

24. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )

120 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials. In 2003, the show was re-branded National ... See full summary »

Stars: Salvatore Vecchio, Peter Coyote, Lisa Ling, Gerald Durrell

Votes: 241

25. Election 97 (1997 TV Movie)

News

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BBC's coverage of the 1997 General Election in the UK, that saw Tony Blair's Labour party win a landslide victory.

Stars: David Dimbleby, Jeremy Paxman, Peter Snow, Robin Oakley

Votes: 9

26. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 62

27. Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)

132 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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80 Metascore

Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Sydney Pollack, Bill Irwin, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 1,259

28. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 28

29. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Richard Attenborough (1962)

Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Director: Vere Lorrimer | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Richard Attenborough, David Attenborough, John Boulting

Votes: 7

30. Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

121 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A medium and her husband stage a kidnapping in order for her to pretend to solve the crime and achieve fame.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Margaret Lacey, Marie Burke

Votes: 5,170

31. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,432

32. Hamlet (1996)

6 | 242 min | Drama

7.8
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

Votes: 33,733 | Gross: $4.41M

33. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

99 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Norman Bird, Diane Clare

Votes: 2,687

34. Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.8
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Wazed Ali Shah was the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, had sent General Outram on a secret mission to clear the... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, Farida Jalal

Votes: 2,655

35. Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)

PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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79 Metascore

The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Germany in the late 1930s.

Director: Mark Jonathan Harris | Stars: Judi Dench, Lory Cahn, Kurt Fuchel, Eva Hayman

Votes: 1,475 | Gross: $0.37M

36. The Hollywood Greats (1977– )

40 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.

Stars: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross, George Cukor, David Thomson

Votes: 85

37. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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71 Metascore

In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »

Director: Craig McCall | Stars: Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 1,046 | Gross: $0.02M

38. The Children Who Cheated the Nazis (2000 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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In the months before the outbreak of WWII, almost 10,000 Jewish children escaped from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia. Parents were forced to stay behind and for many it was the final ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Read | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Charlotte Chinn, Hayley Creasey, Suzanne Elliott

Votes: 6

39. Dee Time (1967–1969)

45 min | Music

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Stars: Simon Dee, The Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra, Leonard Martin, Anita Harris

Votes: 29

40. The Sand Pebbles (1966)

PG-13 | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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In 1926, a U.S. Naval engineer gets assigned to a gunboat on a rescue mission in war-torn China.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen

Votes: 11,964

41. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Renée Fleming, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 488

42. The Angry Silence (1960)

95 min | Drama

7.7
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A young factory worker decides to stand up against his workmates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

Votes: 1,027

43. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 399

44. The Making of 'Jurassic Park' (1995 Video)

51 min | Documentary

7.7
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Behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Jurassic Park" narrated by James Earl Jones.

Director: John Schultz | Stars: James Earl Jones, Steven Spielberg, Michael Crichton, Stan Winston

Votes: 512

45. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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47 Metascore

A movie about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

Votes: 48,850 | Gross: $9.49M

46. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

142 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger

Votes: 17,366

47. 10 Rillington Place (1971)

111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbors Tim and Beryl Evans.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

Votes: 6,497

48. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 811

49. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.6
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Journalist Michael Parkinson interviews a broad range of the most famous people in the world.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Harry Stoneham, Marian Montgomery, Billy Connolly

Votes: 553

50. Mother Teresa (1986)

81 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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We follow the daily activities of Mother Teresa and her nuns, in service to the poor of India and the world. Mother Teresa attends to the basic needs of her nuns and the poor, while at the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ann Petrie, Jeanette Petrie | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Mother Teresa, Mohandas K. Gandhi

Votes: 85



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