Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

John Edward Hawkins, CBE (14 September 1910 – 18 July 1973) was an English actor who worked on stage and in film from the 1930s until the 1970s. One of the most popular British film stars of the 1950s, he was best known for his portrayal of military men in films like Angels One Five (1951), The Cruel Sea (1953), Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Ben Hur (1959) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

  • Title: Jack Hawkins
  • Popularity: 13.495
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1910-09-14
  • Place of Birth: Wood Green, London, England, UK
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  • Also Known As: John Edward Hawkins, John Edward "Jack" Hawkins
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Jack Hawkins Movies

  • 1959
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    Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur

    7.9 1959 HD

    In 25 AD, Judah Ben-Hur, a Jew in ancient Judea, opposes the occupying Roman empire. Falsely accused by a Roman childhood friend-turned-overlord of...

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  • 1957
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    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    7.827 1957 HD

    The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American...

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  • 1962
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    Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    8.001 1962 HD

    The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War....

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  • 1965
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    Masquerade

    Masquerade

    5 1965 HD

    The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince.

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  • 1969
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    Oh! What a Lovely War

    Oh! What a Lovely War

    6.5 1969 HD

    The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench...

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  • 1948
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    The Fallen Idol

    The Fallen Idol

    7.156 1948 HD

    Phillipe, the son of an ambassador in London, idolizes Baines, his father's butler, a kind of hero in the eyes of the child, whose perception changes...

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  • 1965
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    Lord Jim

    Lord Jim

    6.8 1965 HD

    After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself.

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  • 1971
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    Kidnapped

    Kidnapped

    6.2 1971 HD

    Scottish orphan David Balfour is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer, who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that he...

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  • 1970
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    Waterloo

    Waterloo

    7.106 1970 HD

    After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the...

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  • 1973
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    Theatre of Blood

    Theatre of Blood

    6.749 1973 HD

    A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.

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  • 1952
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    Angels One Five

    Angels One Five

    6 1952 HD

    The year is 1940 and Pilot Officer T.B. Baird arrives straight out of flight school to join a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of...

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  • 1964
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    Zulu

    Zulu

    7.382 1964 HD

    In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly...

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  • 1973
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    Tales That Witness Madness

    Tales That Witness Madness

    5.553 1973 HD

    Dr. Tremayne is an enigmatic psychiatrist running an asylum that houses four very special cases. Visited by his colleague Nicholas, Tremayne explains...

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  • 1955
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    Land of the Pharaohs

    Land of the Pharaohs

    6.3 1955 HD

    A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of the tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his...

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  • 1951
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    No Highway in the Sky

    No Highway in the Sky

    7 1951 HD

    James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His...

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  • 1958
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    Gideon's Day

    Gideon's Day

    6.259 1958 HD

    Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic-violation ticket from a young police officer. From...

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  • 1950
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    The Black Rose

    The Black Rose

    6.6 1950 HD

    In the 13th century, Walter of Gurnie, a disinherited Saxon youth, is forced to flee England. With his friend, Tristram, he falls in with the army of...

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  • 1971
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    When Eight Bells Toll

    When Eight Bells Toll

    5.6 1971 HD

    In a vein similar to Bond movies, a British agent Philip Calvert is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the...

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  • 1964
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    Guns at Batasi

    Guns at Batasi

    7 1964 HD

    An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.

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  • 1971
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    Nicholas and Alexandra

    Nicholas and Alexandra

    6.937 1971 HD

    Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

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  • 1969
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    Monte Carlo or Bust!

    Monte Carlo or Bust!

    5.9 1969 HD

    Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic...

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  • 1949
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    The Small Back Room

    The Small Back Room

    6.5 1949 HD

    At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted...

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  • 1953
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    The Cruel Sea

    The Cruel Sea

    6.8 1953 HD

    At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training....

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  • 1968
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    Shalako

    Shalako

    5.7 1968 HD

    Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.

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  • 1960
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    The League of Gentlemen

    The League of Gentlemen

    7.04 1960 HD

    Involuntarily-retired Colonel Hyde recruits seven other dissatisfied ex-servicemen for a special project. Each of the men has a skeleton in the...

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  • 1957
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    The Man in the Sky

    The Man in the Sky

    7.2 1957 HD

    The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself....

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  • 1952
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    Mandy

    Mandy

    6.9 1952 HD

    London, the early 1950s. Born deaf, Mandy is mute for most of her childhood. As she reaches school age her family itself is in danger of breaking up....

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  • 1948
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    Bonnie Prince Charlie

    Bonnie Prince Charlie

    4.4 1948 HD

    Scotland, 1745. After decades of exile, Prince Charles Edward Stuart secretly lands with the purpose of revolting the Highland chieftains against the...

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  • 1962
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    Lafayette

    Lafayette

    5 1962 HD

    The story of Lafayette, the 19 year old pacifist who takes the side of the Colonials during the American war of Independence.

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  • 1972
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    Young Winston

    Young Winston

    6.2 1972 HD

    This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war...

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  • 1956
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    The Long Arm

    The Long Arm

    7 1956 HD

    Scotland Yard detectives attempt to solve a spate of safe robberies across England beginning with clues found at the latest burglary in London. The...

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  • 1955
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    The Prisoner

    The Prisoner

    7.2 1955 HD

    A cardinal is arrested for treason against the state. He is a popular hero of his people, for his resistance against the Nazis during the war and his...

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  • 1964
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    The Third Secret

    The Third Secret

    6.1 1964 HD

    A prominent London psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter...

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  • 1963
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    Rampage

    Rampage

    5.1 1963 HD

    In colonial Malaysia, British big game-hunter Otto Abbot and American trapper Harry Stanton clash over the ethics of catching versus killing animals...

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  • 1934
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    Death at Broadcasting House

    Death at Broadcasting House

    5.6 1934 HD

    An actor is murdered live on air whilst a play is being broadcast. Everyone in the play and broadcasting house fall under suspicion.

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  • 1971
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    Sin

    Sin

    6.2 1971 HD

    When Orestes returns to his Greek island homeland after several years in London to settle his late father's estate, he begins an affair with Elena,...

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  • 1954
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    The Seekers

    The Seekers

    5.7 1954 HD

    A western set in New Zealand during the 1820s following a group of British pioneers seeking a new life Down Under.

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  • 1968
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    Great Catherine

    Great Catherine

    5.5 1968 HD

    When British Capt. Charles Edstaston arrives at the court of Catherine the Great in St. Petersburg, Russia, he is stunned by the palace's disorderly...

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  • 1958
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    The Two-Headed Spy

    The Two-Headed Spy

    6 1958 HD

    Wartime thriller with film noir elements based on a true story as written in A.P. Scotland's autobiography "The London Cage". The plot has greatly...

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  • 1970
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    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    6.8 1970 HD

    Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many...

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  • 1957
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    Fortune Is a Woman

    Fortune Is a Woman

    6.6 1957 HD

    An insurance man discovers his ex-girlfriend and her husband's art-forgery/arson scam.

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  • 1950
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    State Secret

    State Secret

    6.5 1950 HD

    Visiting in England, an American surgeon Doctor John Marlowe is decoyed to a middle European country, and discovers the operation he is to perform is...

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  • 1966
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    Poppies Are Also Flowers

    Poppies Are Also Flowers

    5.579 1966 HD

    A special United Nations bureau organises a campaign to trace a drug-smuggling ring across Europe to its source on the Afghanistan-Iran border.

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  • 1950
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    The Elusive Pimpernel

    The Elusive Pimpernel

    6 1950 HD

    A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.

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  • 1966
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    Judith

    Judith

    4.3 1966 HD

    A Jewish woman is recruited to help track down a German commander who was her former husband.

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  • 1933
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    I Lived with You

    I Lived with You

    5.4 1933 HD

    In London a young lady meets a homeless and apparently penniless Russian prince. She introduces him to her middle-class Fulham family and he moves...

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  • 1932
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    The Lodger

    The Lodger

    5.2 1932 HD

    An elderly couple's lodger, a British musician (Ivor Novello), becomes the suspect in a series of killings.

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  • 1952
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    The Planter's Wife

    The Planter's Wife

    6.2 1952 HD

    The wife of a rubber plantation owner must put her marriage problems on hold when her family is forced to defend themselves during a native uprising.

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  • 1953
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    Twice Upon a Time

    Twice Upon a Time

    6 1953 HD

    A pair of twin girls are separated when their parents divorce. They meet again by accident when they are both sent to the same Summer camp, and while...

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  • 1935
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    Peg of Old Drury

    Peg of Old Drury

    6.3 1935 HD

    a biopic of eighteenth-century Irish actress Peg Woffington. It was based on the play Masks and Faces.

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  • 1934
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    Autumn Crocus

    Autumn Crocus

    7 1934 HD

    A teacher falls in love with the married owner of the guest house in which she is staying during a holiday to Austria.

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  • 1962
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    Five Finger Exercise

    Five Finger Exercise

    4.8 1962 HD

    The arrival of a young tutor triggers emotional crises for a wealthy family.

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  • 1961
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    Two Loves

    Two Loves

    4.9 1961 HD

    American-born Anna Vorontosov teaches school in a remote, primitive section of northern New Zealand. Her experimental teaching methods have won her...

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  • 1952
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    Home at Seven

    Home at Seven

    6.1 1952 HD

    Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.

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  • 1930
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    Birds of Prey

    Birds of Prey

    6 1930 HD

    At a reception given by Arthur Hilton at his Sussex home the conversation turns to the subject of danger, with Hilton recalling a case in which he...

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  • 1955
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    Touch and Go

    Touch and Go

    6.3 1955 HD

    When Jim Fletcher is told by his firm that his new furniture designs are not in keeping with the firm's image he threatens to resign, and decides to...

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  • 1954
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    Front Page Story

    Front Page Story

    1 1954 HD

    A workaholic newspaper editor lets his wife leave on the holiday without him just at that time some important news stories break, including a plane...

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  • 1951
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    Fortune in Diamonds

    Fortune in Diamonds

    7.5 1951 HD

    As the Boer War ends a South African soldier hides a cache of diamonds he finds on a body. He returns to the town he left three years earlier where...

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  • 1953
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    Malta Story

    Malta Story

    5.8 1953 HD

    Malta, 1942, during World War II. While the German air force is relentlessly bombing the island, a British pilot falls in love with a young Maltese...

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  • 1933
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    The Good Companions

    The Good Companions

    5.8 1933 HD

    Film musical taken from JB Priestley's novel about three musicians joining together to save a failing concert party, the Dinky Doos.

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  • 1933
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    A Shot in the Dark

    A Shot in the Dark

    6 1933 HD

    The relatives of a millionaire - the victim of a mysterious murder - get together at his house to search for his will, which he recorded on a record....

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  • 1940
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    The Flying Squad

    The Flying Squad

    6 1940 HD

    Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the trail of the murderous ringleader of a smuggling organization in London.

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  • 1953
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    The Intruder

    The Intruder

    7.2 1953 HD

    When Ex Colonel Merton discovers a burglar ransacking his home, he is shocked to find out that the thief is a former soldier from his tank regiment....

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  • 1970
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    The Adventures of Gerard

    The Adventures of Gerard

    6.4 1970 HD

    Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic...

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  • 1933
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    The Jewel

    The Jewel

    1 1933 HD

    A family heirloom is stolen and the family attempts to recover it.

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  • 1942
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    The Next of Kin

    The Next of Kin

    5 1942 HD

    Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi...

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  • 1934
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    Lorna Doone

    Lorna Doone

    5.8 1934 HD

    High drama, set in the English moorland of the 1600s. John Ridd wants revenge on the criminal Doone family, but falls in love with the daughter of...

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  • 1968
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    Stalked

    Stalked

    4 1968 HD

    In what could easily pass as a Twilight Zone episode, this film shows what happens when a troubled carnival owner returns back to his childhood home...

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  • 1937
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    Beauty and the Barge

    Beauty and the Barge

    7 1937 HD

    A young girl is engaged to a man she doesn't love, and rather than marry him she decides to flee the situation altogether. She is helped by a crusty...

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  • 1938
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    Who Goes Next?

    Who Goes Next?

    6.4 1938 HD

    During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp.

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  • 1970
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    Twinky

    Twinky

    4.8 1970 HD

    A middle aged writer of pornographic novels meets and falls in love with a sixteen year old school girl. This alone is cause for concern but when the...

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  • 1972
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    Escape to the Sun

    Escape to the Sun

    1 1972 HD

    Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One...

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  • 1969
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    The Father

    The Father

    1 1969 HD

    Produced through a grant at the American Film Institute, an adaptation of the Chekhov short story set in contemporary New York.

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  • 1938
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    A Royal Divorce

    A Royal Divorce

    1 1938 HD

    The love affair between the French Emperor Napoleon and the lady Josephine leads through Napoleon's rise to power and their eventual divorce.

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  • 1972
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    The Last Lion

    The Last Lion

    1 1972 HD

    Terminally ill millionaire tries to kill a lion before he dies.

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  • 1958
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    The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant

    The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant

    1 1958 HD

    A behind-the-scenes look at the building of the bridge in the film The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and the preparations for its destruction.

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  • 1937
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    The Frog

    The Frog

    1 1937 HD

    In this Edgar Wallace adaptation, Sergeant Elk (a lugubrious Gordon Harker) sets out to unmask the Frog, the evil mastermind heading up a mysterious...

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  • 1933
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    The Lost Chord

    The Lost Chord

    1 1933 HD

    'Musician kills count in duel for wife, and later falls in love with daughter.' (British Film Catalogue)

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  • 1965
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    The Trial and Torture of Sir John Rampayne

    The Trial and Torture of Sir John Rampayne

    1 1965 HD

    An elderly right-wing politician is kidnapped, seemingly as part of a student prank. But his captors have a more alarming agenda.

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  • 1939
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    Murder Will Out

    Murder Will Out

    1 1939 HD

    Paul and Pamela Raymond become immersed in intrigue after receiving a costly jade. As they look for assistance in saving their skins, all their leads...

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  • 1966
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    The Open Door

    The Open Door

    1 1966 HD

    Colonel Mortimer returns to his family after a long spell in India to find his young son in bed ill, and tormented by a wailing voice... but is it in...

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  • 1972
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    The Ruling Class

    The Ruling Class

    6.481 1972 HD

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  • 1963
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    Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

    Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

    5.2 1963 HD

    Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre is an American anthology series, sponsored by Chrysler Corporation, which ran on NBC from 1963 through 1967....

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  • 1961
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    Dr. Kildare

    Dr. Kildare

    5.375 1961 HD

    The story of a young intern in a large metropolitan hospital trying to learn his profession, deal with the problems of his patients, and win the...

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  • 1966
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    Mystery and Imagination

    Mystery and Imagination

    5 1966 HD

    Mystery and Imagination is a British television anthology series of classic horror and supernatural dramas. Five series were broadcast from 1966 to...

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  • 1974
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    QB VII

    QB VII

    7.7 1974 HD

    A physician sues a novelist for publishing statements implicating the doctor in Nazi war crimes.

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  • 1968
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    The Dick Cavett Show

    The Dick Cavett Show

    6.559 1968 HD

    The Dick Cavett Show has been the title of several talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks.

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  • 1962
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    The Merv Griffin Show

    The Merv Griffin Show

    5.3 1962 HD

    The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show, starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC,...

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  • 1959
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    The Four Just Men

    The Four Just Men

    6.5 1959 HD

    The Four Just Men was a 1959 Sapphire Films production for ITC Entertainment. It ran for one season of 39 half-hour monochrome episodes.

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  • 1956
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    Hancock's Half Hour

    Hancock's Half Hour

    7.5 1956 HD

    Hancock's Half Hour is a BBC radio comedy, and later television comedy, series of the 1950s and 60s written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. The...

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  • 2012
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    Call the Midwife

    Call the Midwife

    7.5 2012 HD

    Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling...

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