With Gainsborough Pictures (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Not Rated | 96 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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While travelling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, May Whitty

Votes: 44,682

2. Boys in Brown (1949)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A slice of life in a British Borstal reform institution for young criminals.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Jack Warner, Richard Attenborough, Dirk Bogarde, Jimmy Hanley

Votes: 194

3. Neutral Port (1940)

89 min | Action, Drama, War

5.3
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A crusty sea captain steals an enemy supply ship after his ship is sunk by a U-boat during the opening days of World War II.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Fyffe, Leslie Banks, Yvonne Arnaud, Phyllis Calvert

Votes: 48

4. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)

Not Rated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: June Tripp, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney

Votes: 9,586

5. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra (Vivien Leigh) meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar (Claude Rains), who teaches her how to rule Egypt.

Director: Gabriel Pascal | Stars: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson

Votes: 2,416

6. Miranda (1948)

Not Rated | 80 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, John McCallum

Votes: 827

7. Bombsight Stolen (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Allied spies and Nazi Agents insinuate themselves at a Scottish cottage (converted to a wartime hospital) with interests on an inventor's nearly perfected bomb sight.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim, Jeanne De Casalis, Carla Lehmann

Votes: 958

8. The Wicked Lady (1945)

Not Rated | 97 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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A noblewoman begins to lead a dangerous double life in order to alleviate her boredom.

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Patricia Roc, Griffith Jones

Votes: 1,205

9. The Pleasure Garden (1925)

75 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Two couples' romances are fancifully intertwined.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Virginia Valli, Carmelita Geraghty, Miles Mander, John Stuart

Votes: 2,010

10. So Long at the Fair (1950)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Vicky Barton visits Paris with her brother Johnny, only to discover the following morning he has gone missing and the hotel staff have no recollection of his presence.

Directors: Antony Darnborough, Terence Fisher | Stars: Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde, David Tomlinson, Honor Blackman

Votes: 1,542

11. When Boys Leave Home (1927)

Not Rated | 74 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Public schoolboy Roddy Berwick is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend's charge and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel, Robin Irvine

Votes: 1,978

12. Dear Murderer (1947)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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When successful business man Lee Warren suspects his wife is having an affair, he sets out find her lover, kill him, and make it look like suicide. Complications set in, when he finds out ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Eric Portman, Greta Gynt, Dennis Price, Maxwell Reed

Votes: 634

13. The Lady and the Highwayman (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.7
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Swashbuckling tale of romance, betrayal, jealousy, banditry, murder, and court intrigue set in the 1660s, during the Restoration to the English throne of King Charles II (Michael York).

Director: John Hough | Stars: Emma Samms, Oliver Reed, Claire Bloom, Christopher Cazenove

Votes: 1,041

14. The Ghost Train (1941)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station and a legendary phantom train approaches.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Kathleen Harrison, Peter Murray-Hill

Votes: 1,298

15. The Man in Grey (1943)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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After a brutish, hedonistic Marquis marries a pretty young Clarissa to act as a 'brood sow,' he begins an affair with her friend who plots to take her place.

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger

Votes: 934

16. Easy Virtue (1927)

Not Rated | 80 min | Romance, Thriller

5.7
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A recently divorced woman hides her scandalous past from her new husband and his family.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams, Ian Hunter

Votes: 2,381

17. We Dive at Dawn (1943)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Drama, War

6.7
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All leave is cancelled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: John Mills, Louis Bradfield, Ronald Millar, Jack Watling

Votes: 1,219

18. The Mountain Eagle (1926)

57 min | Romance, Thriller

In the Kentucky hills, a store keeper tries to win the love of an innocent schoolteacher. She runs away and seeks refuge with a hermit.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Bernhard Goetzke, Nita Naldi, Malcolm Keen, John Hamilton

19. Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937)

85 min | Comedy

7.5
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With the help of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Sebastian Smith

Votes: 1,558

20. Strange Boarders (1938)

74 min | Mystery

6.9
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Pre-war intelligence man Tommy Blythe interrupts his honeymoon to investigate the discovery of vital Air Ministry blueprints on a woman killed in a London road accident. The trail leads to ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Mason | Stars: Tom Walls, Renée Saint-Cyr, Googie Withers, Ronald Adam

Votes: 65

21. Millions Like Us (1943)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Categorised as a British World War II propaganda film this less known example is a superb work of morale-boosting films from mid World War 2. Well written and directed the film has a simple... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | Stars: Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Anne Crawford, Moore Marriott

Votes: 807

22. Man of Evil (1944)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny witnesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Ann Stephens, Gloria Sydney

Votes: 414

23. Number 13 (1922)

Comedy

The story was about low-income residents of a building, financed by The Peabody Trust, founded by American banker-philanthropist George Foster Peabody, to offer affordable housing to needy Londoners.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Clare Greet, Ernest Thesiger

24. Holiday Camp (1947)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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The Huggett family go to a holiday camp, and get involved in crooked card players, a murderer on the run, and a pregnant young girl and her boyfriend missing from home.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Flora Robson, Dennis Price, Jack Warner, Hazel Court

Votes: 410

25. Trio (1950)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Verger", "Mr. Know-All", and "The Sanatorium" are introduced by the author.

Directors: Ken Annakin, Harold French | Stars: James Hayter, Kathleen Harrison, Felix Aylmer, Lana Morris

Votes: 654

26. A Lady Surrenders (1944)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When concert pianist Lissa Campbell learns that she has a serious heart problem. she vows to enjoy what time she has left. On taking her first holiday, she meets Kit Firth, a pilot on leave... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Stewart Granger, Tom Walls, Patricia Roc

Votes: 251

27. A Hazard of Hearts (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley (Christopher Plummer) has lost his estate and all of his money playing dice, he realizes that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Diana Rigg, Edward Fox, Helena Bonham Carter, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 1,085

28. Lost Daughter (1949)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.5
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Intrigued by the portrait of a Jewish girl at a London art gallery, a British Army Major attempts to find her amongst the refugees living in various camps for displaced people in post-World War II Germany.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Mai Zetterling, Robert Beatty, Guy Rolfe, Herbert Lom

Votes: 103

29. The Man Who Lived Again (1936)

Not Rated | 66 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Dr. Laurience, a brilliant but unstable scientist experimenting with transferring minds, becomes vengeful when his magnate patron withdraws his support.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, John Loder, Frank Cellier

Votes: 887

30. Waterloo Road (1945)

76 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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A drama set during World War II. A tale of adultery and desertion.

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: John Mills, Stewart Granger, Alastair Sim, Joy Shelton

Votes: 490

31. Man of Aran (1934)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.3
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In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of life on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands are captured with attention to naturalistic beauty and historical detail.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Colman 'Tiger' King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dirrane, Pat Mullin

Votes: 1,860

32. A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949)

92 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.3
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When a local cycle club, invite a couple of new members to join them, little do the club realise, that they will soon be involved in a couple of illegal bookmakers putting the squeeze on ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Smart | Stars: John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Patrick Holt, Diana Dors

Votes: 132

33. Here Come the Huggetts (1948)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The return of the Huggett family. After first meeting the family at the Holiday Camp, this is on the home front. The Huggetts are about to have their first telephone installed. In today's ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Jane Hylton, Susan Shaw

Votes: 205

34. Duel of Hearts (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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Lady Caroline Faye (Alison Doody) meets Lord Vane Brecon (Benedict Taylor) and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin, Benedict Taylor

Votes: 310

35. Ask a Policeman (1939)

Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The mirthful adventures of Police-Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables, Albert Brown and Jeremiah Harbottle, who stage a fabricated crime-wave to save their jobs---and then find themselves involved in the real thing.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Glennis Lorimer

Votes: 755

36. Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Mystery

6.4
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In the early part of this century, Maddelena a teenage Italian girl, is attacked whilst walking in the woods. The attack leaves her mentally scarred and our story flashes forward to the ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc, Peter Glenville

Votes: 404

37. A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. Determined to bury the past, the ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Sarah Miles, Oliver Reed, Christopher Plummer, Samantha Eggar

Votes: 689

38. Christopher Columbus (1949)

Not Rated | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.0
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Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Francis L. Sullivan, Kathleen Ryan

Votes: 412

39. Caravan (1946)

117 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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During the last half of the 19th century writer Richard Darrell saves Don Carlos from two robbers, and is entrusted by Don Carlos to take a valuable necklace to Spain. Richard leaves his ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Kent, Anne Crawford, Dennis Price

Votes: 139

40. Nine Days a Queen (1936)

TV-PG | 80 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's short life, from her forced marriage (which she resisted), to her brief reign as monarch of England, and finally to her beheading. This movie portrays ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Cedric Hardwicke, John Mills, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 159

41. Helter Skelter (1949)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.7
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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.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns, Peter Hammond

Votes: 115

42. The Magic Bow (1946)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Biography of the famous--and notorious--Italian violinist Nicola Paganini.

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Stewart Granger, Phyllis Calvert, Jean Kent, Dennis Price

Votes: 162

43. Quartet (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Four of W. Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author. In the first story, "The Facts of Life", a young man with great potential on the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart | Stars: Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Ian Fleming, Jack Raine

Votes: 803

44. Journey's End (1930)

Passed | 120 min | Drama, War

6.8
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In France, 1917, an alcoholic captain is afraid that his new replacement, his sweetheart's brother, will betray his downfall.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Ian Maclaren, David Manners, Billy Bevan

Votes: 203

45. The Phantom Light (1935)

76 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A lighthouse keeper has been murdered in mysterious circumstances and, during the ensuing investigation a Phantom Light keeps appearing at the scene of his death.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Binnie Hale, Gordon Harker, Donald Calthrop, Milton Rosmer

Votes: 440

46. A Place of One's Own (1945)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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An elderly couple move into an old, supposedly haunted abandoned house. A young girl comes to live with the pair as a companion for the wife. However, soon the girl is possessed by the ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Barbara Mullen, Dennis Price

Votes: 703

47. A Girl Must Live (1939)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A runaway schoolgirl falls amongst chorus girls planning to marry into nobility.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Renee Houston, Lilli Palmer, George Robey

Votes: 94

48. Bank Holiday (1938)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A 1930s British summer Bank Holiday starts at midday on Saturday with a rush for the trains to the sea-side. Doreen Richards under the name Miss Fulham is off with friend Milly to a beauty ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: John Lodge, Margaret Lockwood, Hugh Williams, Rene Ray

Votes: 310

49. Theirs Is the Glory (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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A re-enactment of the Battle of Arnhem during the Second World War which was later lavishly remade as A Bridge Too Far (1977).

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Stanley Maxted, Thomas Scullion, Allan Wood, Leo Genn

Votes: 239

50. The Astonished Heart (1950)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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This movie begins with a scene in which Barbara (Celia Johnson) rings Leonora (Margaret Leighton) to tell her that something has happened to Chris (Noël Coward). At this point, we don't ... See full summary »

Directors: Antony Darnborough, Terence Fisher | Stars: Celia Johnson, Noël Coward, Margaret Leighton, Joyce Carey

Votes: 295


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