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51. Memed My Hawk (1984)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1920s Turkey, young peasant Memed (Simon Dutton) elopes with beautiful Hatche (Leonie Mellinger), who was promised in an arranged marriage to the local potentate Abdi Aga's (Sir Peter Ustinov's) son, and later joins a group of bandits.

Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Herbert Lom, Denis Quilley, Michael Elphick

Votes: 165

52. Destination Dune (1984 TV Movie)

6 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Paul Sammon | Stars: Percy Rodrigues, Frank Herbert, David Lynch, Raffaella De Laurentiis

Votes: 29

53. The Jigsaw Man (1983)

PG | 94 min | Thriller

5.2
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An MI6 defector has his appearance altered by the K.G.B. and is sent back to Britain to retrieve top-secret documents.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Susan George, Robert Powell

Votes: 1,411

54. The Executioner's Song (1982 TV Movie)

Unrated | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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The story of Gary Gilmore, a convicted murderer who lobbied for his own execution.

Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti, Rosanna Arquette, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,584

55. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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64 Metascore

Wife and husband, both actors, play a couple in love from the Victorian era. Soon they begin to feel that fiction interweaves into reality.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Emily Morgan

Votes: 11,443 | Gross: $22.60M

56. World in Action (1963–1998)
Episode: The Silent Epidemic (1981)

Documentary

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Very few people have heard of Alzheimer's Disease, despite the fact that one in 12 over 60s will get and possibly die from it.

Stars: Mike Walsh, Klaus Bergmann, Lyn Cusack, Alan Davison

57. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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78 Metascore

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 208,563

58. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980– )

25 min | Mystery

7.9
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Shot in Polish-British co-production series of short stories based on themes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - "father" of the world's most famous detective: Sherlock Holmes. Each episode is a ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Whitehead, Donald Pickering, Patrick Newell, Tommy Godfrey

Votes: 94

59. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980– )
Episode: A Motive for Murder (1979)

Mystery

7.7
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Sherlock Holmes receives notice of the commission of the crime; murder of a rich businessman George Markham. The perpetrator is likely to be among his heirs. The game consists of two people... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Geoffrey Whitehead, Donald Pickering, Patrick Newell, Bernard Bresslaw

Votes: 14

60. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980– )
Episode: The Case of Harry Crocker (1979)

Mystery

8.3
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Illusionist Harry Crocker is accused of the murder of a young dancer Sally King. However, insists he is innocent. Arrested, escapes from prison carriage, what comes to him, the easier it is... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Geoffrey Whitehead, Donald Pickering, Patrick Newell, Stacy Dorning

Votes: 7

61. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980– )
Episode: The Case of the Deadly Prophecy (1979)

Mystery

8.5
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In a small French town tragedy strikes. In turn killed three people, whose names were found previously written in chalk on the steps of a local funeral chapel. Young school teacher for boys... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Geoffrey Whitehead, Donald Pickering, Juliusz Berger, Stanislaw Brejdygant

Votes: 6

62. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980– )
Episode: The Case of the Speckled Band (1979)

Mystery

7.4
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Sherlock Holmes reported to be a lady, Dora Langley, asking famous detective, to accompany her on a trip to the continent. Mrs. Langley going to Bavaria, where he lived her niece, Helen, ... See full summary »

Directors: Freddie Francis, Sheldon Reynolds | Stars: Geoffrey Whitehead, Donald Pickering, Patrick Newell, Wladyslaw Baranski

Votes: 9

63. Golden Rendezvous (1977)

PG | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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On a cargo ship converted into a cruise-liner, First Officer John Carter foils the plan of international hijackers to use his vessel as bait for a passing U.S. Treasury ship carrying gold bullion.

Directors: Ashley Lazarus, Freddie Francis | Stars: Richard Harris, Ann Turkel, Gordon Jackson, John Vernon

Votes: 432

64. Star Maidens (1976– )

30 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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A planet from another solar system drifts into Earth's system and is detected by some Earth scientists who investigate. The surface of this planet is no longer habitable and the residents ... See full summary »

Stars: Lisa Harrow, Christian Quadflieg, Christiane Krüger, Judy Geeson

Votes: 162

65. Star Maidens (1976– )
Episode: Hideout (1976)

Sci-Fi

5.7
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On the run, Adam and Shem find shelter in an apartment, but have been seen and reported. Adam is arrested, but Shem is rescued by Rose, whose fiancé has left her. The two start to grow close - but the police are closing in.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Judy Geeson, Gareth Thomas, Pierre Brice, Graham Crowden

Votes: 6

66. Star Maidens (1976– )
Episode: Kidnap (1976)

Sci-Fi

5.4
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While Shem repairs her ship, Fulvia allows herself to be used as a test subject for a human thought-transference machine similar to the ones on Medusa - but not similar enough, as it causes pain and distress. Who will save her?

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Judy Geeson, Gareth Thomas, Pierre Brice, Derek Farr

Votes: 5

67. Star Maidens (1976– )
Episode: Test for Love (1976)

Sci-Fi

5.4
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Although Liz is ideally suited to captain a Medusan spacecraft, her attitude to men isn't appreciated. Octavia has her tested to find out why she doesn't find Medusan men attractive.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Lisa Harrow, Christian Quadflieg, Christiane Krüger, Dawn Addams

Votes: 5

68. Star Maidens (1976– )
Episode: The Enemy (1976)

Sci-Fi

5.3
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Agreement now reached on the exchange of hostages, the two ships head off from earth and Medusa. But a deadly ancient enemy of the Medusans has found them. The ships have no weapons: can Rudi come up with a plan to save them all?

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Judy Geeson, Lisa Harrow, Gareth Thomas, Pierre Brice

Votes: 6

69. Star Maidens (1976– )
Episode: What Have They Done to the Rain? (1976)

Sci-Fi

6.3
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Rudi is labouring on the surface when rain starts reacting catastrophically with toxic waste in the soil, threatening the whole civilisation. Rudi knows why, but will the Council listen to a man?

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Lisa Harrow, Christian Quadflieg, Christiane Krüger, Dawn Addams

Votes: 6

70. The Ghoul (1975)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A former Priest named Dr. Lawrence harbors a dark and horrible secret in his attic. The locked room serves as a prison cell for his crazed, cannibalistic adult son, who acquired his savage ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Peter Cushing, John Hurt, Alexandra Bastedo, Gwen Watford

Votes: 1,361

71. Legend of the Werewolf (1975)

85 min | Horror

5.7
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A travelling circus in 19th century France adopts and showcases a feral "wolf boy", who grows into adulthood only to kill the one-man band. He runs off to Paris, where he develops a jealous... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Ron Moody, Hugh Griffith, Roy Castle

Votes: 714

72. Craze (1974)

R | 96 min | Horror

4.9
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A nutty antiques dealer starts to sacrifice women to an African idol.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Diana Dors, Julie Ege, Edith Evans

Votes: 453

73. CBS Children's Film Festival (1967–1978)
Episode: A Member of the Family (1974)

Family

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Directors: Peter Duffell, Freddie Francis

74. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: A Ribbon for Beauty (1974)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

6.0
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Ned is spending time with George downing trees while Jenny is excited about a party invite from Frances Bazely. Dr. Gordon asks Ned to escort Jenny but right before George is hurt by a ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Stacy Dorning, Stephen Garlick

Votes: 10

75. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Goodbye Beauty (1974)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

6.0
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Paperwork is discovered revealing Black Beauty doesn't belong to the Gordons. The lawyer Crevache refuses to listen to reason so Jenny takes off with Beauty to keep him from being taken. In... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Stacy Dorning, Graham Crowden

Votes: 10

76. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: The Last Charge (1974)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

6.1
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Kevin and Albert enjoy listening to the tales of Corporal Donovan, who claims to have been in the Light Brigade but Albert has his doubts. When men claiming to be the squire's employees ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Michael Culver, Stacy Dorning

Votes: 8

77. Tales That Witness Madness (1973)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.7
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A psychiatrist tells stories of four special cases to a colleague.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Donald Pleasence, Georgia Brown, Donald Houston

Votes: 1,334

78. The Creeping Flesh (1973)

PG | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A Victorian-age scientist returns to London with his paleontological bag-of-bones discovery from Papua New Guinea. Unfortunately, when exposed to water, flesh returns to the bones ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Lorna Heilbron, George Benson

Votes: 2,873

79. Son of Dracula (1973)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.3
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Due to be crowned King of the Netherworld by his mentor Merlin the Magician (Sir Ringo Starr) at a monster's convention, Count Downe (Harry Nilsson), the son of Count Dracula, falls in love... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Harry Nilsson, Ringo Starr, Freddie Jones, Suzanna Leigh

Votes: 313

80. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: The Challenge (1973)

Not Rated | 23 min | Adventure, Family

5.6
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Charles Armstrong, the squire's nephew, arrives for a visit and soon quarrels with Albert and Ned. The boys are warned away from the sheep, who are about to lamb but one of them chooses not... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: William Lucas, Michael Culver, Stephen Garlick, Tony Maiden

Votes: 12

81. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper (Sir Ralph Richardson), receive visions of how they will die.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 9,160 | Gross: $1.70M

82. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

Not Rated | 55 min | Adventure, Family

6.6
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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late nineteenth century rural England, who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by ... See full summary »

Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Roderick Shaw, Michael Culver

Votes: 318

83. Gebissen wird nur nachts - das Happening der Vampire (1971)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Horror

4.8
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An American actress inherits a castle in Transylvania. What she doesn't know is that her ancestor, the Baroness Catali, was in actuality a vampire countess, and emerges from her tomb to ravage the nearby village and Catholic seminary.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Pia Degermark, Thomas Hunter, Yvor Murillo, Ingrid van Bergen

Votes: 362

84. Trog (1970)

GP | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.9
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A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay, Kim Braden

Votes: 2,175

85. Girly (1970)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.6
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A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Michael Bryant, Ursula Howells, Pat Heywood, Howard Trevor

Votes: 1,063

86. The Champions (1968–1969)
Episode: Shadow of the Panther (1969)

49 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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Having contacted Tremayne from Haiti to report disturbing behaviour scientist Ralph Charters dies, apparently of fright, with his hair turned white. Sharron is sent to his hotel the ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 30

87. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Man Who Gambled with Life (1969)

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

6.9
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The Saint's lured to a house in Cornwall by 2 attractive young sisters, where he meets their father; Keith Longman, an eccentric millionaire. He tells Templar that he is dying, and he plans... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Roger Moore, Clifford Evans, Jayne Sofiano, Veronica Carlson

Votes: 72

88. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)

G | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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When Castle Dracula is exorcised by the Monsignor, it accidentally brings the Count back from the dead. Dracula follows the Monsignor back to his hometown, preying on the holy man's beautiful niece and her friends.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson, Barbara Ewing

Votes: 6,106

89. The Champions (1968–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organisation based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team; investigate some ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 921

90. The Intrepid Mr. Twigg (1968)

36 min | Comedy, Short

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A farce without dialogue, centred round the escapades of accident-prone Mr. Twigg and his elderly motor car.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Roy Castle, Clovissa Newcombe, Jack Haig, Peter Fraser

91. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Night Flight to Andorra (1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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McGill has assembled a gang of burglars,supposedly to steal an art collection from a fairly inaccessible fortress in the Pyrenees mountains. Whilst they are in an old farm-house testing the... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Richard Bradford, Peter Woodthorpe, Zia Mohyeddin, Luanshya Greer

Votes: 19

92. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Which Way Did He Go, McGill? (1968)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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5 years prior to the beginning of this episode, a gang of robbers pulled off a gold bullion heist but only one of the, Keith Earle,was caught and sent to prison. Now he's out, and is on the... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Richard Bradford, Jennifer Jayne, Donald Sutherland, Hugh McDermott

Votes: 17

93. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Who's Mad Now? (1968)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Joan Heinemann,an old flame of McGill,fears that she is being stalked by a mysterious woman though her husband Jason,who is having an affair,tells her that she is imagining things. When her... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Richard Bradford, Robert Hutton, Audine Leith, Philip Madoc

Votes: 13

94. They Came from Beyond Space (1967)

Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.6
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Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin, Bernard Kay

Votes: 1,314

95. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 307

96. Torture Garden (1967)

Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's fairground haunted-house attraction show.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing

Votes: 2,261

97. CBS Children's Film Festival (1967–1978)

Family

8.8
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Kukla, Fran and Ollie hosted this film program. They would introduce children's films from around the world. In between, the three would act in short skits.

Stars: Perry Benson, Anoop Singh, Raymond Boal, Brett Way

Votes: 53

98. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Essay in Evil (1967)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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In Scotland McGill is engaged as a bodyguard by George Masters whose life has been threatened by three other businessmen,De Burgh,Harris and Peters,whom Masters is blackmailing,though he ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Richard Bradford, Donald Houston, Peter Vaughan, John Cairney

Votes: 17

99. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Gadic Collection (1967)

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

7.3
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The Gadic collection forms the priceless centrepiece of an art exhibition at the Silbakin Museum in Turkey, and several groups of people want it. Most notably, the wealthy local art ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Roger Moore, Peter Wyngarde, Georgia Brown, Michael Ripper

Votes: 63

100. The Deadly Bees (1966)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

3.9
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Trouble strikes when an exhausted pop singer, sent on a vacation to a farm, realizes that the farm's owner grows deadly bees.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Suzanna Leigh, Frank Finlay, Guy Doleman, Catherine Finn

Votes: 1,659



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