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1. The Pink Panther (1963)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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55 Metascore

The bumbling Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom" before he conducts his most daring heist yet: a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as "The Pink Panther".

Directors: Blake Edwards, Hawley Pratt | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine

Votes: 45,511 | Gross: $10.88M

2. Casino Royale (1967)

Not Rated | 131 min | Comedy

5.2
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48 Metascore

In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.

Directors: Val Guest, Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Richard Talmadge | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles

Votes: 25,553

3. Murder by Death (1976)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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62 Metascore

Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 31,063

4. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

TV-PG | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 42,895 | Gross: $28.90M

5. Death on the Nile (1978)

PG | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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As Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale, Jane Birkin

Votes: 25,505

6. Candleshoe (1977)

G | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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68 Metascore

Small-time crook Harry Bundage discovers that the old manor house where Lady St. Edmund resides, with three orphans and her butler Priory is the resting place for a hoard of treasure. ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes, Leo McKern

Votes: 3,334

7. The Bishop's Wife (1947)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley

Votes: 12,865

8. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton

Votes: 22,760 | Gross: $42.00M

9. Wuthering Heights (1939)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveller the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 15,258

10. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,929

11. Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.0
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43 Metascore

A journalist attempts to uncover the mysterious disappearance of Inspector Clouseau.

Directors: Blake Edwards, Art Leonardi | Stars: Peter Sellers, David Niven, Herbert Lom, Richard Mulligan

Votes: 8,984 | Gross: $9.06M

12. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 19,421

13. Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

4.3
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31 Metascore

Ensuing after the events of Clouseau's disappearance, his bosses at the Surete put a computer into service to elect a new shrewd detective, Sleigh, who turns up just as inept as Clouseau.

Directors: Blake Edwards, Art Leonardi | Stars: David Niven, Robert Wagner, Herbert Lom, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 5,229 | Gross: $4.49M

14. Eye of the Devil (1967)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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Workers employed at a French vineyard quietly follow old pagan rituals that call for the life of the marquis owner to save his crops during dry seasons.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: David Niven, Sharon Tate, Deborah Kerr, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 1,979

15. 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: 17,749

16. The Moon Is Blue (1953)

M/PG | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: William Holden, David Niven, Maggie McNamara, Tom Tully

Votes: 1,963

17. Today (1952– )

TV-G | 240 min | News, Talk-Show

4.8
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Carson Daly

Votes: 1,572

18. 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion, U.S. marine, Maj. Matt Lewis, along with British consul, Sir Arthur Robertson, develop a plan to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force can arrive.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 5,594

19. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 1,053

20. Burke's Law (1963–1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. This series was noted for its ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 637

21. Bedtime Story (1964)

99 min | Comedy

6.8
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54 Metascore

Two scam artists prey on women for their money. They clash in a Mediterranean hot spot. Will the cultured, high-class con artist come out on top, or will the rough small-change scammer rise to win the wager?

Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Marlon Brando, David Niven, Shirley Jones, Dody Goodman

Votes: 1,537

22. Escape to Athena (1979)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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A World War II adventure, involving a group of Allied P.O.W.s, Nazis, black market priceless art treasures, Greek resistance, a Greek monastery, and a secret German rocket base.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Roger Moore, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Stefanie Powers

Votes: 4,026

23. Separate Tables (1958)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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The stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables."

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 6,096 | Gross: $7.40M

24. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The comic misadventures of the "skinflint" comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 1,122

25. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.6
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,233

26. Bonjour Tristesse (1958)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Cecile, decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Jean Seberg, David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Mylène Demongeot

Votes: 4,037

27. The Sea Wolves (1980)

PG | 120 min | Action, History, War

6.3
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During World War II, the British must attack a German ship, but it's safe in neutral Goa. As a result, they send civilians: former soldiers who are about sixty years old.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard

Votes: 3,611

28. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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A major countermands orders and attacks to avenge a previous massacre of men, women, and children.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 4,223

29. Bachelor Mother (1939)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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An unemployed woman discovers an abandoned baby on the steps of an orphanage, and accepts an offer to take responsibility for the child in return for a job.

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Votes: 3,352

30. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

7.6
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An anthology based (earlier more so than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Dick Powell was often the star, as well as the host.

Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

Votes: 322

31. No Deposit, No Return (1976)

G | 112 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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During school-break, two kids are to stay with their rich Granpa but they would rather join their mother overseas, so, in need of plane-ticket cash, they convince two petty-criminals to fake-kidnap them for a ransom they could all share.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: David Niven, Darren McGavin, Don Knotts, Herschel Bernardi

Votes: 1,247

32. Cleopatra (1934)

Passed | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The man-hungry Queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Mark Antony astray, amid scenes of DeMillean splendor.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 3,153

33. Dodsworth (1936)

Passed | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor

Votes: 7,436

34. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.5
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A university professor leaves his job to become a theater critic, creating problems with his family and friends.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige, Spring Byington

Votes: 3,783 | Gross: $11.10M

35. Old Dracula (1974)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

4.1
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A faulty blood transfusion turns Dracula's wife black.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Niven, Teresa Graves, Peter Bayliss, Jennie Linden

Votes: 682

36. Frances Farmer Presents (1958– )

120 min | Drama

8.0
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The actress showcases classic films and interviews guests.

Stars: Frances Farmer, Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino, George Montgomery

Votes: 16

37. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.1
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Mike Douglas, aided by a different celebrity co-host every week, interviews a variety of figures from the world of entertainment.

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, Ellie Frankel Sextet, Totie Fields

Votes: 351

38. Paper Tiger (1975)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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A somewhat prim and proper Englishman is hired as the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life changes when he and the boy are kidnapped by terrorists for political purposes.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: David Niven, Toshirô Mifune, Hardy Krüger, Ando

Votes: 483

39. Better Late Than Never (1983)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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Two men show up claiming to be the grandfather of a child heiress.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: David Niven, Art Carney, Maggie Smith, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 102 | Gross: $0.05M

40. The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped.

Directors: John Cromwell, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Massey

Votes: 3,940

41. The Road to Hong Kong (1962)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Mistaken identity and the acquisition of a rare Tibetan herb put two buffoonish con men on the wrong side of a secret organization geared toward world domination.

Director: Norman Panama | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Joan Collins, Robert Morley

Votes: 2,332

42. Rough Cut (1980)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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58 Metascore

Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.

Directors: Don Siegel, Peter R. Hunt, Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven, Timothy West

Votes: 907

43. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Powell, June Allyson, David Niven, Oscar Beregi Jr.

Votes: 125

44. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 183

45. The Statue (1971)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.9
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Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S... See full summary »

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell

Votes: 180

46. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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After learning her multi-millionaire fiancé has already been married seven times, the daughter of a penniless marquis decides to tame him.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, David Niven

Votes: 2,949

47. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.6
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Mort Lindsey, Arthur Treacher

Votes: 334

48. The Dawn Patrol (1938)

Not Rated | 103 min | War, Drama

7.5
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British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,566

49. The Little Hut (1957)

78 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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When shipwrecked on a deserted island, best friends Philip Ashlow and Henry Brittingham-Brett compete against each other for the affections of the only woman available, Philip Ashlow's neglected wife, Susan.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, David Niven, Walter Chiari

Votes: 717

50. Spitfire (1942)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John, Roland Culver

Votes: 1,470



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