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1. The Saint (1962–1969)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Simon Templar a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around in his white Volvo P1800S.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

Votes: 4,255

2. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy

7.2
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labor union.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 3,402

3. The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy

6.5
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Cool, sophisticated Tolen (Ray Brooks) has a monopoly on womanizing - with a long like of conquests to prove it - while the naïve, awkward Colin (Michael Crawford) desperately wants a piece... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ray Brooks, Michael Crawford, Donal Donnelly

Votes: 2,842

4. Young Winston (1972)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.7
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Complex family relationships, as well as a combat experience, form the personality of the future world-known politician.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 2,079 | Gross: $4.69M

5. Secret Agent (1964–1967)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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John Drake is a special operative for M9, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace.

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 1,057

6. Danger Man (1960–1962)

TV-PG | 24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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John Drake is a special operative for N.A.T.O., specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

Votes: 946

7. The Winston Affair (1964)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, War

6.6
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In WW2,a US lieutenant stationed in India shoots dead a British NCO and admits his crime but his reason for the murder is so bizarre that it puzzles his defense counsel.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen, Barry Sullivan, Trevor Howard

Votes: 570

8. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell

Votes: 539

9. I Promised to Pay (1961)

94 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Michael Craig, Françoise Prévost, Billie Whitelaw, William Lucas

Votes: 513

10. The Protectors (1972–1974)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

6.8
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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Yasuko Nagazumi

Votes: 340

11. 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: 312

12. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional town of Newtown in the North of England.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 253

13. My Lover, My Son (1970)

R | 96 min | Drama

5.1
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Francesca Anderson, the rich wife of an older millionaire, can't cope with the death of her lover, who is the father of her only son, James. As her son is somehow part of her dead lover, ... See full summary »

Director: John Newland | Stars: Romy Schneider, Donald Houston, Dennis Waterman, Patricia Brake

Votes: 253

14. Le ciel et la boue (1961)

92 min | Documentary

7.2
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In September, 1959, six Europeans leave Cook's Bay on the southern coast of Dutch New Guinea, now West Papua or Irian Jaya, to trek north to the far side of the island. The journey (450 ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-Dominique Gaisseau | Stars: Gerard Delloye, Tony Saulnier, Herve de Maigret, William Dexter

Votes: 198

15. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Constable George Dixon and his colleagues at the Dock Green police station in the East End of London deal with petty crime, successfully controlling it through common sense and human understanding.

Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 190

16. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)

50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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In 1902, Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis, the Face. In 1966, workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved but ... See full summary »

Stars: Gerald Harper, Juliet Harmer, Jack May, Peter Ducrow

Votes: 179

17. Crown Court (1972–1984)

TV-14 | 30 min | Drama

7.1
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Courtroom drama, each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode, a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 172

18. The Touchables (1968)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.5
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British rock star with a love-'em-and-leave-'em reputation. The tables are turned when four cute young girls kidnap the singer. After several days of sex and degradation, the poor fellow is rescued by his friends.

Director: Robert Freeman | Stars: Judy Huxtable, Ester Anderson, Kathy Simmonds, Monika Ringwald

Votes: 150

19. Love Is a Woman (1966)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.7
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An undercover agent is sent to investigate dope smuggling on a sun-drenched Mediterranean island. When both of his principal subjects die in mysterious reasons, he soon finds that he is also involved in a murder investigation.

Director: Frederic Goode | Stars: Mark Burns, Shaun Curry, William Dexter, Wanda Ventham

Votes: 136

20. William Tell (1958–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.5
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Depicts the legend of William Tell, who, as the stories say, shot an apple off of his son's head and lead the rebellion to free Switzerland.

Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne, Richard Rogers

Votes: 133

21. Beast of Morocco (1968)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

4.7
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A handsome tourist travelling through the desert comes at night upon a lavish Moorish castle wherein he is entertained by a mysterious wealthy woman. He departs and returns in the morning ... See full summary »

Director: Frederic Goode | Stars: William Sylvester, Diane Clare, Aliza Gur, Edward Underdown

Votes: 127

22. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: Spell of Evil (1973)

74 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Businessman Tony Mansell hires a marriage bureau when his wife dies from a sudden illness, and is delighted to find himself paired up with the beautiful Clara. Despite seeming like the ... See full summary »

Director: John Sichel | Stars: Diane Cilento, Edward de Souza, Jeremy Longhurst, Jennifer Daniel

Votes: 122

23. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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This show was a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid 1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 117

24. Maigret (1960–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 114

25. The Strauss Family (1972)

60 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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A seven-part mini-series produced in England about Vienna's Strauss family in the 19th-century. Members of the London Symphony Orchestra provided the music.

Stars: Stuart Wilson, Anne Stallybrass, Barbara Ferris, Christopher Benjamin

Votes: 92

26. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Rough Diamonds (1963)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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When a consignment of industrial diamonds is hiacked after its arrival in England, the Saint plunges into a case full of unexpected twists and turns.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Roger Moore, Douglas Wilmer, Ivor Dean, George A. Cooper

Votes: 85

27. Softly Softly (1966–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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This show was a drama series about a West Country police force solving local crime. It was a spin-off from another BBC drama series, Z Cars (1962).

Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 84

28. The Four Just Men (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Four men: a British politician, an American journalist in Paris, a lawyer in the U.S., and a Roman hotelier, band together to fight injustice wherever they find it.

Stars: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Jack Hawkins, Lisa Gastoni

Votes: 70

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

Drama

7.9
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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 67

30. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.3
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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 67

31. The Fenn Street Gang (1971–1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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The lives and adventures of the pupils of class 5C from 'Please Sir', after they have left Fenn Street School .

Stars: Peter Cleall, David Barry, Carol Hawkins, Peter Denyer

Votes: 64

32. Napoleon and Love (1974– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A dramatized account of Napoleon's (Sir Ian Holm's) love life and his many women. From first love, marriage, and betrayal with Josephine (Billie Whitelaw), liaisons with actresses, his love... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Holm, Billie Whitelaw, Peter Bowles, Ronald Hines

Votes: 64

33. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 53

34. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

7.9
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 53

35. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Happy Suicide (1965)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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TV host, Ziggy Zaglan has a jovial image but is really an unpleasant man. He owes his success to the writing skills of his brother, Paul. Paul's visited by, a man who claims Ziggy was ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Roger Moore, Jane Merrow, John Bluthal, William Sylvester

Votes: 53

36. The Man Who Never Was (1966–1967)

30 min | Action, Drama

7.9
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American agent Peter Murphy is trying to escape from East Berlin when he encounters his exact double, millionaire playboy Mark Wainwright. After Wainwright is mistaken for him and killed by... See full summary »

Stars: Dana Wynter, Robert Lansing, Paul Stewart, Alexander Davion

Votes: 50

37. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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BBC Sunday-Night Play is the anthology drama series which replaced Sunday Night Theatre in 1960.

Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 49

38. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

Votes: 49

39. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Derek Francis, Alfred Burke, Arthur Hewlett, Esther Lawrence

Votes: 48

40. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Leak (1960)

TV-PG | 26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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There has been an outbreak of radiation poisoning around a North African nuclear reactor. A group of locals blame the reactor for the sickness and campaign for the plant to be shut down. ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Bushell | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Zena Marshall, Bernard Archard, Marne Maitland

Votes: 45

41. Secret Agent (1964–1967)
Episode: Say It with Flowers (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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An agent that is sometimes used by M9 has disappeared and Drake is sent to Switzerland to find out what has happened. He finds that he is supposed to have died 3 months, ago but someone has withdrawn money out of his account recently.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Ian Hendry, John Phillips, Jemma Hyde

Votes: 42

42. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Dead Man Walks (1960)

TV-PG | 26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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A group of tropical disease specialists who discovered a particularly virulent bacteria strain are all believed to be dead, with only one exception. Drake travels to India to talk with the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Marla Landi, Julia Arnall

Votes: 41

43. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.3
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief "troubleshooter", Peter Thornton (Ray Barrett).

Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Ray Barrett, Robert Hardy

Votes: 38

44. First Night (1963–1964)

Drama

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Stars: Madge Ryan, Anthony Bate, James Maxwell, Michael Caine

Votes: 35

45. Out of This World (1962– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.6
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A British science fiction anthology television series.

Stars: Boris Karloff, Piers Keelan, Raymond Adamson, Bill Mills

Votes: 28

46. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Blind Spot (1968)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Marcelle is a blind French girl, whose adoptive mother is robbed and killed. She places an advertisement for help in locating the killers which is answered by McGill. Strangely, however, ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Richard Bradford, Marius Goring, Felicity Kendal, Derek Newark

Votes: 21

47. Diplomatic Passport (1954)

78 min | Crime, Thriller

4.3
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A diplomat and his wife arrive in London, and are soon involved in a series of confusing and sometimes frightening events that have no apparent explanation.

Director: Gene Martel | Stars: Marsha Hunt, Paul Carpenter, Henry Oscar, Honor Blackman

Votes: 20

48. The Expert (1968–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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Professor John Hardy is a forensic scientist who works not only for the police but also for other interested parties.

Stars: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Votes: 18

49. Fraud Squad (1969–1970)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A well-remembered police procedural drama from the late 1960s, this show showcased the exploits of Detective Inspector Gamble (Patrick O'Connell) and his aide, Detective Sergeant Vicky ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick O'Connell, Joanna Van Gyseghem, Ralph Nossek, Elizabeth Weaver

Votes: 18

50. The Big Pull (1962– )

30 min | Sci-Fi

7.9
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A deadly alien force is brought to Earth by a US astronaut after a space orbit through the Van Allen belt.

Stars: William Dexter, Ray Roberts, June Tobin, Joan Frank

Votes: 17



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