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Christopher Lee
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Date of Birth: May 27, 1922

Country: UK

Biography: Lee had numerous parts in film and television throughout the 1950s but didn't achieve stardom until his association with Hammer Film Productions, which started with The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), Dracula (1958), The Mummy (1959), and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959), all co-starring Peter Cushing...

Total Titles at Criticker: 237 - You've Seen 0

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The Fortune Handbook (2017)
Su Fu, a good for nothing brother-in-law tries to steal an age old Chinese pastry recipe from his own brother-in -law in a bid to sell it and get rich quickly. Things quickly take a turn when a God of Fortune sees his plan and decides to turn his life upside down. (imdb)
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Gallipoli (2015)
Gallipoli (2015) - TV Mini-Series
Four young Australian boys join the military and are sent to Gallipoli. (imdb)
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Extraordinary Tales (2015)
An animated anthology of 5 stories adapted from Edgar Allan Poe. (imdb)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Bilbo and Company are forced to be engaged in a war against an array of combatants and keeping the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure. and obliterating all of Middle-Earth. (imdb)
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Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss Professor abandons his lectures and buttoned-down, life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself. (imdb)
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Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013)
A documentary detailing the epic Rogues' Gallery of DC Comics from The Joker and Lex Luthor, Sinestro, Darkseid and more, this documentary will explore the Super Villains of DC Comics. (imdb)
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Frankenweenie (2012)
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (imdb)
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Dark Shadows (2012)
An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. (imdb)
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Howzat! Kerry Packer
The Ashes is the pinnacle of world cricket with two old enemies, Australia and England, going head to head. This series is the story of World Series Cricket and its creator, Australian media mogul Kerry Packer, who signed up the world's greatest players and set up a parallel cricket competition. The Australian cricket team, visiting England in 1977 for the Ashes series, fields a team full of legends. Cricket is undergoing a revolution and the cricket establishment will be brought to its knees. (imdb)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug. (imdb)
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Hugo (2011)
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (imdb)
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The Resident (2011)
When a young doctor suspects she may not be alone in her new Brooklyn loft, she learns that her landlord has formed a frightening obsession with her.
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Season of the Witch (2011)
In 14th-century Europe, a courageous knight (Nicolas Cage) leads a group of weary warriors across impossibly treacherous terrain in order to transport a suspected witch (Claire Foy) believed to be responsible for spreading the devastating Black
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The Wicker Tree (2010)
Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland . When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed with joy and elation to Tressock, the border fiefdom of Sir Lachlan Morrison, they assume their hosts simply want to hear more about Jesus. How innocent and wrong they are. (imdb)
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The Heavy (2010)
While hit man Mitchell "Boots" Mason (Gary Stretch), who works for Anawalt (Stephen Rea), is trailing a young American girl named Claire (Shannyn Sossamon), he's looking out for his own life after he learns a corrupt cop, Dunn (Vinnie Jones), has put a hit out on him. Could it have to do with Mason's brother's (Adrian Paul) upcoming Prime Minister election
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.
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Burke and Hare (2010)
A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.
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Triage (2009)
The girlfriend of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.
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Boogie Woogie (2009)
Boogie Woogie is a comedy of manners, its cast of characters devouring each other in a small world awash with big money. Set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene, it casts an eye over the appetites and morality of some of its major players. Dealers, collectors, artists, wannabees vie with each other in a world in which success and downfall rest on a thin edge. (wikipedia)
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Glorious 39 (2009)
On the eve of World War Two, the adopted daughter of a traditional British family discovers some secret recordings that could change government policy. Then her friends begin to die in mysterious circumstances.
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
The Clone Wars are raging between the Separatists and the Galactic Republic. When Jabba the Hutt's son is taken by a group of renegades, two Jedi are summoned to investigate.
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The Color of Magic (2008)
The Color of Magic (2008) - TV Mini-Series
Adaption of the first Discworld book of Terry Pratchett. It follows the adventures of the 'student' wizard Rincewind and the first and only Discworld-tourist Twoflower.
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The Golden Compass (2007)
The Golden Compass is an exciting fantasy adventure, set in an alternative world where people's souls manifest themselves as animals, talking bears fight wars, and Gyptians and witches coexist. At the center of the story is Lyra, a 12-year-old girl who starts out trying to rescue a friend who's been kidnapped by a mysterious organization known as the Gobblers--and winds up on an epic quest to save not only her world, but ours as well. (New Line Cinema)
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Tasmanian Devil: The Fast and Furious Life of Errol Flynn (2007)
The story of Tasmanian-born actor Errol Flynn whose short & flamboyant life, full of scandals, adventures, loves and excess was largely played out in front of the camera - either making movies or filling the gossip magazines. Tragically he was dead from the effects of drugs and alcohol, but there is another side of Flynn that is less well known - his ambitions to be a serious writer and newspaper correspondent, his documentary films and his interest in the Spanish Civil War and Castro's Cuba (imdb)
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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs (2007)
The grail is not the gold, nor the books of ancient wisdom, but the 3,000 year old DNA of the mummies, which may lead to a cure for malaria. (imdb)
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Hollywood Chinese (2007)
Hollywood Chinese is a captivating look at cinema history through the lens of the Chinese American experience. Directed by triple Sundance award-winning filmmaker, Arthur Dong, this ... (imdb)
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
A film about the eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket, a good-hearted boy from a poor family who lives in the shadow of Wonka's extraordinary factory.
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Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
True story of a little dog that refused to leave his master's graveside in Endinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years before dying himself. (imdb)
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Corpse Bride (2005)
Set in a 19th century European village, this stop-motion, animated features follows the story of Victor (Depp), a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride (Bonham-Carter), while his real bride waits bereft in the land of the living. (Warner Bros.)
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
After three years of fighting in the Clone Wars, Anakin Skywalker concludes his journey towards the Dark Side of the Force, putting his friendship with Obi Wan Kenobi and his marriage at risk.
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Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
Chief Niemans is investigating a series of ritual murders: The victims are crucified. He teams up with young officer Reda, who gets embroiled after a man dressed as a monk tries to kill a confused guy Reda picked up on the street. Together with a specialist on christian mythology they uncover a mysterious group called "Angels of the Apokalypse". (imdb)
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Bloody Jess (2003)
25-minute documentary featuring recent interviews with Lee and Franco.
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The Untitled Star Wars Mockumentary (2003)
Satire on the making of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones from independent movie maverick Damon Packard
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé Amidala while his teacher, Obi-Wan Kenobi, makes an investigation of a separatist assassination attempt on Padmé which leads to the discovery of a secret Republican clone army.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
In the second chapter in J.R.R Tolkien's epic trilogy, the Fellowship faces unimaginable armies and deception while also witnessing ancient wonders and the untapped strength of their people. (New Line Productions)
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In the Beginning (2000)
Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal. (imdb)
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Gormenghast (2000)
Gormenghast (2000) - TV Mini-Series
The BBC adaptation of the first two books in Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast trilogy.
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
The classic story of "The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow" is brought to life by the gothic film maker Tim Burton. Johnny Depp plays Ichabod Crane, and to win the heart of Katrina Van Tassel (Christina Ricci) he will have to brave the nearby woods, even though several decapitated bodies have been found. And then the legend of the axe wielding headless horsemen come together to make this movie. (imdb)
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service (1999)
Indiana, now a captain in the French army, is assigned to escort two Austrian princes to meet with Emperor Karl I and convince him to broker a peace deal with France and Britain at the expense of Austria's alliance with Germany. Two months later, at the French Embassy in Petrograd, Indy must decide between his loyalty to his friends and his work in French Intelligence when he is pressed to discover details of a possible bolshevik revolution in Russia which would cripple the French war effort. (IMDB)
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Secret Men
A group of school friends are re-united after a death. (imdb)
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Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a prince was buried and his tomb eternally curses so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on a greedy search for treasure, a group of archaeologists break the curses seal of the tomb. Every man vanishes without a trace, leaving behind only a log book - and a deadly warning of the legend of the bloodthursty TALOS. (imdb)
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Jinnah (1998)
The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. (imdb)
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Wyrd Sisters (1997)
Wyrd Sisters (1997) - TV Mini-Series
Based on the Terry Pratchett novel. On Discworld, (a world carried on four elephants standing on a huge turtle travelling in space), in a small country called Lancre, three witches, the flowery Magrat Garlick, the lively Nanny Ogg and their leader Granny Weatherwax find themselves dragged into royal politics... (imdb)
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Ivanhoe (1997)
Ivanhoe (1997) - TV Mini-Series
Ivanhoe returning from crusading in the Holy Land to England which is ruled by corrupt Prince John. (imdb)
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100 Years of Horror: Baron Frankenstein (1996)
Hammer Films "reanimated" the Frankenstein franchise in the 1950s with its terrifying teaming of Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee as doctor and "patient." Take a look at how this classic story changed in the '50s, '60s - and beyond. (DVD)
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100 Years of Horror: Aliens (1996)
A documentary on the history of aliens in horror films.
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100 Years of Horror (1996)
A multi-volume documentary on the history of horror movies. Hosted by veteran horror star Christopher Lee, this video series brings together footage from many notable (and some less notable) films from the silent era up to the 90's. Also included are interviews with many of the leading horror actors and filmmakers, in which they share their stories, opinions, and techniques on how to make the world scream. (imdb)
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100 Years of Horror: Werewolves (1996)
Christopher Lee presents a guide to werewolves in horror films. (locatetv.com)
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100 Years of Horror: Mutants (1996)
In the 19th century, malformed or deformed people were the object of morbid curiosity in traveling sideshows and circuses. In the 20th century they became fodder for Hollywood horror movies. Part of the 13-episode 100 Years of Horror series directed by Ted Newsom and hosted by horror movie star Christopher Lee reviews the many "mutant" and "freak" characters that have suffered on the silver screen from the earliest days of moviemaking. (allmovie.com)
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100 Years of Horror: Dinosaurs (1996)
Giant monster pictures have been thrilling audiences since THE LOST WORLD was released in 1925. Since then there have been films such as: THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS, KING KONG, GODZILLA, and JURASSIC PARK. This program features interviews with the filmmakers, clips, rare production stills, and previously unreleased footage. (DVD)
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100 Years of Horror: Blood-Drinking Beings (1996)
Although Dracula is the most recognizable name in the society of blood-drinking beings, others with a penchant for plasma have appeared on the silver screen. Rare footage depicts those who share Dracula's bloodlust. (rateitall.com)
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100 Years of Horror: Girl Ghouls (1996)
This program examines the impact of the "scream queen" actresses like Fay Wray and Jamie Lee Curtis, who established names for themselves as damsels in distress in high profile horror films such as KING KONG, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME, and many more. Includes interviews with "girl ghouls" Linnea Quigley and Brinke Stevens as well as film clips. (Rotten Tomatoes)
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100 Years of Horror: Man-Made Monsters (1996)
Frankenstein is probably the most famous example of a man-made monster, but a great many other creepy creations have been fashioned by men, either by accident or on purpose, as this fun-filled episode illustrates. (Amazon.com)
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100 Years of Horror: Demons (1996)
The Devil has been appearing in movies since the first version of Faust was filmed in 1900. Part of the 13-episode 100 Years of Horror series directed by Ted Newsom and hosted by horror movie star Christopher Lee, this examines the spell that the subject of the occult casts over movie audiences. (allmovie.com)
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100 Years of Horror: Boris Karloff (1996)
This episode of the series takes a look at the illustrious career of horror legend Boris Karloff
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100 Years of Horror: Frankenstein
This episode of the fantastic documentary series begins with some history on the actual Frankenstein novel before briefly mentioning the 1910 Edison picture. We then skip to 1931 as Universal and James Whale puts FRANKENSTEIN on screen to big crowds and making Boris Karloff a star. From here we take a look at the two films Karloff would return as the monster before handing the role off to Lon Chaney, Jr., Bela Lugosi and then Glenn Strange for the final three films in the Universal series. (imdb)
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100 Years of Horror: Mad Doctors (1996)
This episode takes a look at many of the different kinds of mad doctors/scientists in classic horror films.
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100 Years of Horror: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1996)
As the title suggests, this episode takes a look at the many versions of the Robert Lewis Stephenson novel. (imdb comments)
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100 Years of Horror: Bela Lugosi (1996)
This episode in the series takes a look at the career of horror legend Bela Lugosi.
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100 Years of Horror: Witches (1996)
The film tracks the history of witches in film but also branches out to Satan worshiping and other forms of cults. (imdb comments)
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The Stupids (1996)
An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage. (imdb)
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100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens (1996)
Another winning entry in the series with this one taking a look at Scream Queens and why they are so popular in the genre. (imdb)
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Welcome to the Discworld (1996)
Death loses his job, and there is no one on the Discworld to collect the dead. "How life and death depend on each other absolutely." This is a short (7:32 minutes) introduction to the pilot "Reaper Man" which was never filmed. It appears on the DVD for the TV Series "Soul Music" which is an animated adaptation of a Terry Pratchett novel of the same name.
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100 Years of Horror: Dracula and His Disciples (1996)
This episode in the series takes a look at the various actors to play Dracula over the years. (imdb comments)
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100 Years of Horror: Ghosts (1996)
Ghosts are the subject of this entry in the series. (imdb)
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100 Years of Horror: Zombies (1996)
This episode of Ted Newsome's terrific series takes a look at the countless zombie films that started around the time sound came into play and continued throughout the decades with each new generation getting a different type of creature. (imdb comments)
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Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1995)
Horror stories by Edgar Allen Poe dramatized and introduced by horror actor Christopher Lee. (imdb)
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Moses (1995)
Moses (1995) - TV Movie
A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal princess and raised as the brother of the heir to the throne of Egypt, Memefta... (imdb)
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Funny Man (1994)
When Max Taylor wins the ancestral home of Callum Chance in a game of Poker, little does he realise that the game is far from over... One by one, Max's family are murdered by the Funny Man, a demonic jester with a varied and imaginative repertoire of homicidal techniques and an irreverent sense of humour. Meanwhile, Max's brother is on his way to the mansion with a bunch on hitchhikers who will be lucky to survive the night. (imdb)
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Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994)
Perhaps no other studio has been linked with the horror genre more so than that of the English Hammer Studio. Flesh and Blood is the story of that studio and its meteoric rise in the late fifties and its crashing demise in the late seventies. The chronicle is related to the audience through the voices of the studio's biggest stars...Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. This was Cushing's last project before his death in 1994. (imdb)
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Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)
The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy to help deal with the Mafia. (imdb)
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A Feast at Midnight (1994)
A new student at a British public school forms a secret society centered around cooking and midnight feasting with other school misfits and outcasts. (imdb)
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Detonator (1993)
Detonator (1993) - TV Movie
A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. Malcolm Philpott, a member of UNACO, (United Nation Anti Crime Organisation) must use a team of hand picked agents from various parts of the globe to stop this death train at all costs. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes and the Incident at Victoria Falls (1992)
Holmes is about to retire to Sussex and keep bees when the king sends him on a mission to South Africa to retrieve the Star of Africa diamond. Complications arise and Holmes meets several historical characters including ex-President Theodore Roosevelt, portrayed by Claude Akins, and Lillie Langtry, played by Jenny Seagrove. He also encounters the fictional character A. J. Raffles. (wikipedia.org)
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Jackpot (1992)
Gloria Ruckhauser has a dream: rediscovering the figure and features of herself when she was 20. Convinced that science is getting nowhere in the search for a cure to the aging process, Gloria sets up a foundation whose mission is to find a miracle potion". Various scientists take up the challenge and develop a substance that reverses the biological clock. Now, they face a new challenge. How to stop getting younger before it's too late. (imdb)
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Double Vision (1992)
Twin sisters who are worlds apart in every way become connected by the one man who tears them apart forever. (imdb)
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Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991)
In 1950s Africa, a tribal magician calls up a demon to kill Europeans. (imdb)
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Fear in the Dark (1991)
A spine chilling study of the history of horror film and man's fascination with the unknown. (tagline)
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Shogun Warrior (1991)
In the 17th century Japan is divided between two forces. The eastern army lead by the Warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu and the western army which fights for Toyotomi's clan. Despite wining a recent battle, things look grim for the eastern army. Toyotomi's army has a supply of modern firearms, a weapon which might turn the tides of war. Tokugawa Ieyasu send his trusted samurai Mayeda and his son Yourimune to Spain. There they are to purchase 5000 muskets... (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991)
Vienna 1910. An inventor has devised a way to detonate bombs remotely, and wishes to sell it to the British government. While he is arranging to do so, however, his device and the plans for it are stolen, and he is killed in an attempt to recover them. Sherlock Holmes is called in to find the device before it can be sold to the highest bidder.
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Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul. (imdb)
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Treasure Island (1990)
An excellent version that is probably the closest to Robert Louis Stevenson's book. A young boy entrusted with a treasure map by a drunken captain must battle on land and sea against the one-legged buccaneer Long John Silver if he wants to keep both the ship and the treasure (Yahoo.com)
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Misery money-lender Arpagone is looking to arrange three weddings simultaneously - to cut down on costs. One for himself and the others for his two children. (imdb)
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The Rainbow Thief (1990)
A petty crook, in search of the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, hopes to cash in by befriending the heir to a huge fortune. (imdb)
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Murder Story (1989)
Tony Zonis wants to write the next great suspense thriller, so he decides to study the work of master crime writer, Willard Hope. Together, they pick through newspaper stories, looking for the unusual event that will make a good thriller. What they find is murder. A government cover-up... an international scandal... and the bodies are just beginning to fall into place. Now Tony isn't just writing the next best-seller... he's writing his own obituary. (imdb)
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Honeymoon Academy (1989)
A honeymooning couple become entangled in a plot to recover plates for counterfeiting US dollars. SHE thinks she's just retired from a government 'dirty jobs' department, but her superiors have other ideas. HE thinks she's a retired travel agent. Set in Spain, there's a constant flow of visual jokes, mainly at the expense of a group of incompetent thieves who are in hot pursuit of the plates. Many of the jokes are predictable, but there's enough to keep almost everyone amused. (imdb)
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The French Revolution (1989)
A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. (imdb)
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Fall of the Eagles (1989)
In World War II Germany, two young men--one an ardent Nazi and the other a secret anti-Nazi--are in love with the same woman, the daughter of a wealthy banker. The two join the army, and the young woman becomes a nightclub singer. Eventually she joins the army, too, to entertain the troops, but circumstances soon result in her entire world being changed. (imdb)
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The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
The reunion of the four Musketeers twenty years later. (TCM.com)
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Dark Mission: Evil Flowers (1988)
CIA agent Derrick Carpenter (Mitchum) heads to an unnamed Latin American country to take on big time drug dealer and former Castro buddy Luis Morel (Lee). Along the way, he unwittingly falls in love with Morel's naive daughter (Cristina Higueras) and keeps running into the wife (Lahaie) of his recently killed partner. (imdb)
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Shaka Zulu (1987)
Shaka Zulu (1987) - TV Mini-Series
The true story of the life and rise to power of Shaka, the greatest Zulu leader in history. Starting from his birth, this film takes us through his difficult childhood, his taking by force the leadership of the Zulu nation, and then to his dramatic fall, due mostly to the influences of the British colonialists. (imdb)
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Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
A fantasy about the lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king. In that country he sets out on a quest, together with his new friend, to destroy the evil Knight Kato. (imdb)
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Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987)
Revealing interviews with Cushing, Lee, Seth Holt, Jimmy Sangster, etc., rare footage of Terence Fisher directing, and much more. Though Hammer's grislier trademarks are skirted, this reverent overview does give some insight into the studio's decline and demise in the late 1970s, acknowledging Hammer's failure to keep in step with the genre's evolution via _Night of the Living Dead_, _The Exorcist_, _Texas Chainsaw Massacre_, etc. (Stephen Bissette)
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Mask of Murder (1985)
In a Canadian village are women being killed by a psychopath. Chief Rich and Inspector McLane have no clue until McLane shoots a suspicious man. Now the killing seems to have ended, but the killer picks yet another victim... (imdb)
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The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Christopher Lee hosts an overview of Sherlock Holmes as Arthur Conan Doyle wrote of him, as portrayed on the stage, on radio, television, and in the motion pictures by dozens of actors from 1900 to 1985. (imdb)
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Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)
A young girl whose sister was murdered by werewolves helps an investigator track down a gang of the beasts through the U.S. and Europe. (imdb)
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The Rosebud Beach Hotel (1984)
After taking over a failing Miami hotel with her workaholic fiance, Elliot, Tracy thinks Monique Gabrielle has seduced her better half-to-be. She then tries to have an affair of her own, and arranges for hookers to become bellhops. Meanwhile, her rich daddy hires an inept arsonist to blow up the place. (imdb)
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House of the Long Shadows (1983)
An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a horror novel in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor, thought empty, actually has several, rather odd, inhabitants.
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The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)
In this musical parody, an alcoholic ex-superhero that fell out of public favor when he was accused of communism rises again to fight a white supremacist who has stolen a hypnotic ray.
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The Last Unicorn (1982)
A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns. (imdb)
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Safari 3000 (1982)
Reporter J.J. wants to write a story about an Afrika rallye, 3000 km across desert and steppe. Unfortunately her driver and car get lost only days before the start, so she hires ex-stuntman Eddie and buys a wreck of a car from her last money. Eddie can help her to a new motor - by stealing it from the ruthless count Borgia, who from now on is their hardest and meanest competitor in the rallye. (imdb)
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An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Sean Kane (Chuck Norris) is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes beserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places. (imdb)
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Evil Stalks This House (1981)
This is a story about an old dark house and a family curse. (imdb)
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The Salamander (1981)
An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the government. (imdb)
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Goliath Awaits (1981)
During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades they build a rigidly regulated society completely isolated from the surface world, until in contemporary times a diving team begins to explore the wreck. (imdb)
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Once Upon a Spy (1980)
A government computer expert is sent to work with a secret agent in recovering advanced technology stolen from Nasa. The mismatched duo find themselves up against a megalomaniac millionaire, who intends to use a shrinking ray to take over the world.
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Serial (1980)
It's the end of the 70s. Hippies are assimilating, women are raising their consciousness, and men are becoming confused and ineffectual. Don't expect to be able to keep track of all the names or who's sleeping with who; the picture very skillfully conveys the hopeless muddle through which the many characters move as they try to Find Themselves. (IMDB)
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Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)
The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging processing. (imdb)
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1941 (1979)
Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor. (imdb)
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Arabian Adventure (1979)
An evil magician seeks to gain power by obtaining a magic rose. A peasant boy and a prince join forces to stop him. (imdb)
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The Passage (1979)
During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German. (imdb)
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Jaguar Lives! (1979)
A world's new kung-fu hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs and help save the world from an evil con (Christopher Lee). (imdb)
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Bear Island (1979)
A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be the key to the mystery? (imdb)
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The Pirate (1978)
An Israeli man, raised by a wealthy and powerful Arab, is put in charge of his country's vast oil fortunes. He comes into conflict with a fanatical terrorist group--headed by his daughter. (imdb)
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Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their mind alone. They arrive on Earth for a visit in Los Angeles. When Tony uses his powers to prevent an accident, he gets into the hands of Dr. Gannon, a ruthless scientist who's constantly striving for power over the world. He puts him a device into the brain that allows him to control Tony's will. Tia gets help from a kids gang to free Tony and save the Earth. (imdb)
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Circle of Iron (1978)
A young martial artist, Cord the Seeker, competes for and loses the right to go on a quest for the Book of All Knowlege held by a wizard named Zetan, but he goes along the path to seek Zetan anyway. Along the way, he meets strange tests and challenges by enemies and allies - often having difficulty determining which is which. (imdb)
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Caravans (1978)
In 1948, Mark Miller, a young diplomat, searches the desert for a politician's runaway daughter and Zuilifigar, her Bedouin lover. (TCM)
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End of the World (1977)
After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest. (imdb)
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Airport
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water. (imdb)
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Starship Invasions (1977)
An advance team from a dying, far-off civilization seeks a new world to conquer and inhabit -- Earth! (imdb)
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Meatcleaver Massacre (1977)
Four crazed killers, butchered his wife, son and daughter. From his hospital deathbed he called upon the power of the occult for revenge... (imdb)
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The Night of the Askari (1976)
A colonial police officer in Rhodesia hunts down the albino terrorist who raped and murdered his fiancee. (imdb)
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Dracula and Son (1976)
Son grows up with father, leaves to go to big city in 1979. Father follows and tries to survive as a vampire in a modern world. Son finds girl, decides not to be a vampire anymore. Great ending! (imdb)
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Killer Force (1976)
A heist force attempts to rob the diamond mine facility. (imdb)
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To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
An excommunicated priest sets up a satanic cult that only looks Catholic on the outside. He convinces a man to sign over his daughter's soul so that she will become the devil's representative on earth on her eighteenth birthday, but as that day nears, the man seeks the help of an American occult novelist to save his daughter, both physically and spiritually. (imdb)
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The Keeper (1976)
The Keeper of Underwood Asylum has the mental patients of the wealthiest families in British Columbia. The rest of the family members have been dying under mysterious circumstances, so Biggs hires private investigator Richard Driver, who puts his assistant, Maybelline, in the asylum pretending she is his cousin and that they came from a family where the parents were all first cousins to each other and they decided to keep their love platonic for genetic reasons... (imdb)
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Vem var Dracula? (1975)
A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on the subject. (imdb)
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Diagnosis: Murder (1975)
A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife so he can be with his mistress, but his wife mysteriously disappears before he can carry out his plan (imdb)
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The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1974)
In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Van Helsing (a descendant of the great vampire-hunter himself, no less) to help them put a stop to these hideous crimes. It becomes apparent that the culprit is Count Dracula himself, disguised as a reclusive property developer, but secretly plotting to unleash a fatal virus upon the world. (imdb)
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The Four Musketeers (1974)
The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter. (imdb)
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The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin and must hunt him down to stop him.
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The Wicker Man (1973)
Sgt. Howie travels to Summerisle to investigate the disappearance of a young girl. He discovers that the locals are weird and unhelpful... (imdb)
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Dark Places (1973)
A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted. (imdb)
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Poor Devil (1973)
A young down on his luck resident of Hell (Sammy Davis, Jr.) is given a chance to redeem himself by signing up a down on his luck retail accountant to sell his soul to Lucifer. (imdb)
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Nothing But the Night (1973)
Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. First question is, how came that the dead bus driver is burnt when there was no fire during the accident? Dr. Ashley uses hypnosis to find the truth about the mysterious happenings. (imdb)
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The Creeping Flesh (1973)
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 unleashing a malevolent being on the scientist's family and friends. (imdb)
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The Three Musketeers (1973)
The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer.He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is invited to join them in their efforts to oppose Cardinal Richelieu, who wishes to increase his already considerable power over the king. (imdb)
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Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)
In London 1872 - the final battle between Lawrence van Helsing and Count Dracula on top of a coach results in Dracula dying from a stake made from the remains of a wooden wheel. Lawrence dies from his wounds and, as he is buried, a servant of Dracula buries the remains of the stake by the grave and keeps a bottle of Dracula's ashes and the ring.(imdb)
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Horror Express (1972)
An English anthropologist (Christopher Lee) has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link. (imdb)
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Raw Meat (1972)
There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are a young couple who get nearer to the horrors underground than they would wish. (imdb)
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The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house: 1) A writer encounters a strangler of his own creation... (imdb)
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I, Monster (1971)
Christopher Lee stars in this Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intavenious drugs that are suppose to release inner inhibitions. So comes forth Mr. Blake(also Lee)who gets more mostrous with each transformation(Physicaly as well as personality). Peter Cushing plays his friend and colleague, Dr. Utterson. (imdb)
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Hannie Caulder (1971)
Hannie enlists the aid of bounty hunter Tom Price to teach her how to be a gunfighter so she can hunt down the 3 men who killed her husband and raped her. (imdb)
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Count Dracula (1970)
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens. (imdb)
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Scars of Dracula (1970)
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night on count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. When some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to the small town where all the traces ends to look for him. (imdb)
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Cuadecuc, vampir (1970)
A black-and-white silent about the shooting of a Dracula film with Christopher Lee
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The Bloody Judge (1970)
Horror will hold you helpless... (tagline)
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Eugenie (1970)
One of five adaptations of the Marquis de Sade's Philosophy in the Boudoir directed by cult filmmaker Jesus Franco, this version was perhaps the most subdued, although it was still explicit enough to encounter censorship problems. Maria Rohm stars as Mme. de St. Ange, who reads the Marquis' book and fantasizes about its excessive content... (All Movie Guide)
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Scream and Scream Again (1970)
A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist. (imdb)
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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
Director Billy Wilder adds a new and intriguing twist to the personality of intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes. One thing hasn't changed however: Holmes' crime-solving talents. Holmes and Dr. Watson take on the case of a beautiful woman whose husband has vanished. The investigation proves strange indeed, involving six missing midgets, villainous monks, a Scottish castle, the Loch Ness monster, and covert naval experiments. Can the sleuths make sense of all this and solve the mystery? (imdb)
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Umbracle (1970)
In Umbracle, an aleatory horror film that paints a critical image of Francoist Spain, Portabella continues his exploration of the language of experimental cinema and develops his aesthetic of combining documentary with reenactment. He worked with Christopher Lee to produce an "ideal and predetermined cliché[d]" image of an actor: "Lee offered to perform my ideas with pleasure. I even managed to get him to do the hardest thing an actor can do: nothing." (pereportabella.com)
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One More Time (1970)
Business partners fight to win back the nightclub they've lost to gangsters. (TCM.com)
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Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
Three elderly distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring borgoueis lives and gets in contact with one of count Dracula's servants. In a nightly ceremony they restore the count back to life. The three men killed Dracula's servant and as a revenge, the count makes sure that the gentlemen are killed one by one by their own sons. (imdb)
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Julius Caesar (1970)
All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' fickleness towards the events. (imdb)
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The Oblong Box (1969)
Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionally Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town. (imdb)
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The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969)
An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth's oceans. (imdb)
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The Magic Christian (1969)
Sir Guy Grand adopts homeless bum Youngman to be heir to his obscene wealth, and immediately begins bringing him into the intricacies of the family business, which is to prey upon people's greed by use of the vast holdings of the Grand empire.
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The Crimson Cult (1968)
When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so - Manning detects a feeling of menace in the air with the legend of Lavinia Morley, Black Witch of Greymarsh, hanging over everything. (imdb)
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Eve (1968)
Adventurer and treasure hunter Mike Yates is hoping to find a cache of Incan treasure lost in the Amazon jungle. While looking for his missing partner, he stumbles across a beautiful jungle girl named Eve. (imdb)
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The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Some followers of satan want to sacrifize the niece of the Duke of Richelieu. But they did not think that the duke might be more powerful than their master. (imdb)
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The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968)
Fu Manchu returns with another plot to take over the world, this time using a bevy of beautiful women to administer a deadly poison to ten world leaders. (DVD cover)
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Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young neice his bride. (imdb)
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Night of the Big Heat (1967)
While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visiting scientist suspects aliens are to blame. Meanwhile the new secretary to the local best-selling author is raising the temperature in her own way. (imdb)
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Theatre of Death (1967)
The Theater of Death in Paris specializes in horror presentations. A police surgeon finds himself becoming involved in the place through his attraction to one of the performers. When bloodless bodies start showing up all over town he realizes there could be links with the theater. (imdb)
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Five Golden Dragons (1967)
A con artist who fleeces wealthy widows falls for his latest mark. (TCM.com)
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The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967)
In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of his intended thirteenth victim and the son of his prosecutor in order to attain immortal life. (imdb)
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The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)
In his remote Asian hideaway the evil Fu Manchu plots the death and discredit of his arch rival, Inspector Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard, as the first step in his plan to become leader of the world's most terrible criminals... (DVD Cover)
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The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966)
Christopher Lee returns as Sax Rohmer's insidious Asian villain Fu Manchu for the second of his five vehicles. This time Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnapping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the fathers help him to build a death ray, which he intends to use to take over the world. But Fu's archenemy, Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard, is determined not to let that happen... (imdb)
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Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Two couples traveling in eastern Europe decide to visit Carlstad despite dire local warnings. Left outside the village by a coachman terrified at the approach of night, they find themselves in the local castle and are surprised at the hospitality extended by the sinister Klove. It turns out the owner, Count Dracula, dead for ten years, has been hoping for such a visit. (imdb)
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Circus of Fear (1966)
A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder. (imdb)
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Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)
The movie chronicles the events of history's "man of mystery," Rasputin. Although not quite historically accurate and little emphasis is put on the politics of the day, Rasputin's rise to power and eventual assassination are depicted in an attempt to explain his extraordinary power and influence. (imdb)
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The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
Back in England it is increasingly apparent that Fu Manchu is still operating. Smith is quick to detect that the execution he witnessed was that of a double, an actor hypnotised into taking Fu Manchu's place. The villain is back in London, working from a secret base underneath the River Thames. He has kidnapped the esteemed Professor Muller, who holds the key to a potentially deadly solution from the seeds of a rare Tibetan flower. (wikipedia)
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Dr. Terror
Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards... (imdb)
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She (1965)
After doing military service in the Middle East, British archaeologist Holly, his valet and his gorgeous young friend Leo are spotted in Palestine and approached by a mysterious oriental who identified Leo by his canning likeness to the portrait on an ancient coin. An adventurous search for the lost Pharaonic city of Kuma with a map the acquired leads their hasty mini-expedition to a hidden city, where the Hellenistic age is still alive. (imdb)
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The Skull (1965)
A collector of esoterica, Dr. Maitland, buys an unusual skull from his ordinary source of artifacts. The skull is what remains of Marquis De Sade. Much too soon he discovers how the skull affects him: by turning him into a frenzied killer. (imdb)
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The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964)
A pirate ship, fighting in 1588 on the side of the Spanish Armada, suffers damage and must put into a village on the British coast for repairs. The village is small and isolated and the Spanish convince the villagers that the English fleet has been defeated and that they, the Spanish, are now their masters. This results in the villagers' sullen cooperation, but rumors and unrest begin to spread and soon the Spanish pirates find themselves facing a revolt. (imdb)
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Castle of the Living Dead (1964)
Count Drago (Christopher Lee) invites over entertainers to his castle, but what the people don't know is that Drago mummifies animals and humans! (imdb)
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The Gorgon (1964)
In early-twentieth-century middle-Europe, villagers are literally becoming petrified. Although the authorities try to hush the matter up it is apparent that at the full moon, Medusa leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. (imdb)
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Crypt of the Vampire (1964)
Count Karnstein sends for a doctor to help his sick daughter Laura. Her nurse believes she is possessed by the spirit of a dead ancestor; Carmilla. A young woman becomes intrigued by the mysterious deaths surrounding Laura after a carriage accident outside the castle forces her to stay. They become close friends until Laura becomes convinced the spirit of Carmilla is forcing her to kill. (imdb)
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The Virgin of Nuremberg (1963)
Women are being tortured to death with various torture devices in the dungeon of an old castle by a deformed, hooded, holocaust survivor. (imdb)
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The Whip and the Body (1963)
In the 19th century, a sadistic nobleman terrorizes the members of his family. He is found dead, but his ghost soon returns to haunt the residents of his castle. (imdb)
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Pirates of Blood River (1962)
In a village of Huguenot refugees, Jonathan Standish is exiled by his father to a nearby penal colony for his improper relationship with a married woman. This penal colony is then invaded by pirates who force Jonathan to lead them back to his village, convinced that it contains a great treasure. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to solve the case of the stealing of Cleopatra's necklace, found by archaeologists in Egypt... (imdb)
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Secret of the Red Orchid (1962)
Rival gangsters from Chicago move to London and attempt to extort money from rich Britons. (imdb)
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The Devil
In East Germany, a double agent falls for a beautiful young escapee from Hungary. (imdb)
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Scream of Fear (1961)
After narrowly surviving an accident in which she nearly drowned, the wheelchair bound Penny Appleby returns home to live with her widowed step-mother Jane on the French Riviera. She begins to question her sanity after several times seeing her father's corpse around the house and its grounds, and enlists the help of the friendly chauffeur Bob while attending Doctor Gerrard acts in a suitably sinister manner. No one is who they seem in this tale of intrigue and suspense. (imdb)
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Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
Hercules must journey in Hades itself to retrieve the magic stone that will free his love from the powers of darkness. (imdb)
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The Terror of the Tongs (1961)
When the captain of a ship that has arrived in Hong Kong receives a secret gift from a guest, the terror of the Red Dragon Tongs is unleashed on him and his family. (me)
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The Devil
A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer." The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils. (Allmovie)
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The Hands of Orlac (1960)
A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit crimes. A seedy magician suspects what is happening and tries to blackmail him. (imdb)
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The City of the Dead (1960)
A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England. Her professor recommends that she spend her time in a small village called Whitewood. He originally cam from that village so he also recommends she stay at the "Raven's Inn," run by a Mrs. Newlis. (imdb)
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Too Hot to Handle (1960)
In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He's tough to intimidate. So when he starts getting threats and demands for protection, he fights back. Behind the takeover plot is a competitor, Diamonds Dielli. Midnight Franklin, who's Johnny's girlfriend and one of the club's headliners, wants to get Johnny out of the business. (imdb)
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The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960)
Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself. (imdb)
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Beat Girl (1960)
Now that her father has remarried, Jenny prefers to hang out with her beatnik friends at the Offbeat Cafe, singing faux Eddie Cochran songs, drag-racing and lamenting their wartime privations and Cold War blues.
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate. (imdb)
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Hot Money Girl (1959)
An ex-OSS operative returns to Czechoslovakia after the war, hopes to recover a fortune in jewels that he'd hidden at the behest of a German general.
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The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)
A remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1945) (qv.). Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he's really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200. (imdb)
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Uncle Was a Vampire (1959)
Baron Osvaldo Lambertenghi is forced to sell his ancestral castle; when it's converted into a hotel, he stays on as a bellboy. His mysterious uncle arrives and turns out to be a vampire. When his uncle vampirizes Osvaldo, the newly-minted blood-sucker gallops about the castle sipping from the necks of dozens of beautiful female guests. (imdb)
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The Mummy (1959)
Three British archeologists discover the grave of an important Egyptian female priest who has died about four millenia ago. But when they open it a bad curse falls on them for having woken up the mighty guard of the grave who was buried with the priest. (imdb)
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Horror of Dracula (1958)
Harker takes employment with Count Dracula, ostensibly to catalog his vast library. In fact, he is on a mission to kill the Count, a vampire. Before he can do so however, the Count gains the upper hand and Harker soon finds himself as one of the walking dead.
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Battle of the V-1 (1958)
Unseen Heroes, along with Missiles from Hell, represented the US titles of the British The Battle of the V1. Set in wartime Poland, the film involves the secret Nazi missile installation at Peenemunde. British guerilla fighter Michael Rennie leads a group of Polish partisans on a mission to destroy the base and cripple the German war effort. The basic storyline is a good one, though it is muddied by several arbitrary plot transitions. (allrovi.com)
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Corridors of Blood (1958)
In an effort to relieve the suffering of surgery patients, Dr. Thomas Bolton painstakingly develops an opium-based anesthetic, to which he gradually becomes addicted. In order to provide a continual supply of chemicals to continue his experiments and support his addiction, he falls in with a den of murderers who use his signature to sell cadavers to the local hospital. (imdb)
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A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
British barrister Sydney Carton lives an insubstantial and unhappy life. He falls under the spell of Lucie Manette, but Lucie marries Charles Darnay. When Darnay goes to Paris to rescue an imprisoned family retainer, he becomes entangled in the snares of the brutal French Revolution and is himself jailed and condemned to the guillotine. But Sydney Carton, in love with a woman he cannot have, comes up with a daring plan to save her husband. (imdb)
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The Accursed (1957)
A German Jewish doctor, who is a former resistance fighter against the Nazis during the war, attends an annual reunion at the home of a former British officer. However, when he discovers that many of his former compatriots have mysteriously died, he begins to suspect that one of the "resistance" fighters may in fact have been a Nazi agent who is now trying to eliminate all the members of the unit. (imdb)
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Bitter Victory (1957)
Unfit commander receives an undeserved citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters. Unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers. (imdb)
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The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Baron Victor Frankenstein, in prison for murder and trying to evade the guillotine, tells a priest how he and his mentor, Paul Krempe, had performed many scientific experiments, eventually leading to the resurrection of a dead body. The baron's obsession and the monster's homicidal nature cause the deaths of several of those around them. Finally the Baron is confronted by an enraged monster about to throw Victor's fiancée Elizabeth, from the castle parapet. (imdb)
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Ill Met by Moonlight (1957)
Based on the true story of how, during World War II, a gang of desparadoes (British officers enlisted for "hostilities only" and local partisans) went to the occupied island of Crete and kidnapped a German General from under the nose of his army. That was the easy bit !!! They then had to get him back to Cairo, dodging an intense air and land search. (imdb)
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She Played with Fire (1957)
An insurance investigator runs into an ex-girlfriend, who is still as beautiful as he remembered her but is now married. He soon finds himself involved in arson, blackmail and murder. (imdb)
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Private
Stanley Windrush has to interrupt his university education when he is called up towards the end of the war. He quickly proves himself not to be officer material. This leads him to meets up with wily Private Cox who knows exactly how all the scams work in the confused world of the British Army. And Stanley's brigadier War Office uncle seems to be up to something more than a bit shady too. (imdb)
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The Battle of the River Plate (1956)
Set during the early years of World War II, the War in the Atlantic. The Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the convoy routes open to keep the British Isles supplied. One great danger was the surface raiders, huge cruisers called "pocket battleships" that slipped out of German waters just before war was declared... (imdb)
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Beyond Mombasa (1956)
An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died. (imdb)
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Alias John Preston (1955)
Wealthy John Preston arrives in small town Deanbridge. He invests in local businesses and gets involved in community affairs. Eventually, he meets a local belle, Sally, and wins her from her current boyfriend. She agrees to marry him. Then, he begins to have strange dreams about Sylvia, a beautiful woman from his past, who comes to Deanbridge to blackmail him. (imdb)
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The Dark Avenger (1955)
The son of the king, Prince Edward is given control of Aquitaine, a French area recently conquered by the British. But, he has his hands full when his skeleton army of men might face a rebellion from the French.
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Storm Over the Nile (1955)
Remake of and used a great deal of stock footage from The Four Feathers (1939).
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Police Dog (1955)
When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than expected, to the irritation of girl-friend Pat. Frank just hopes the killer will re-appear. (imdb)
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Cross-Roads (1955)
Cross-Roads (1955) - Short Film
Two years before he first donned The Count's cloak for Dracula, Christopher Lee had one of his earliest leading roles in this fascinating low budget short subject. Arguably Lee's first venture into Gothic territory on screen, it memorably features the camera - perhaps for the very first time - zooming in for a chilling close up of those unforgettably steely eyes. (The Movie Database)
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The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)
A British Army Reserve Major must work with a veteran Captain and a group of incorrigible recruits to attempt what is generally regarded as a suicide mission: the covert destruction of an entire German shipyard in occupied France. (imdb)
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Moby Dick Rehearsed (1955)
A play-within-play of Moby Dick by Orson Welles. (imdb)
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That Lady (1955)
Ana, the Princess of Eboli, wears a black patch over her right eye, where she was blinded as a youth when fighting a duel in defense of her king, the despotic Philip. Thereafter she and the monarch were close friends, although his passion for her was never consummated. She marries one of Philip's ministers, bore him a son, and soon became a widow. Now Philip calls upon her to assist in coaching a commoner, Antonio Perez, for the office of first secretary to the crown... (imdb)
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Innocents in Paris (1953)
A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty young girl all find the city welcomes them and changes their lives in some way. (imdb)
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The Crimson Pirate (1952)
Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. (imdb)
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Top Secret (1952)
Potts, a British Sanitary Engineer, leaves on vacation with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken for his new plumbing invention. Everyone is hunting for him, including the Russians... (imdb)
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Babes in Bagdad (1952)
Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing 12 beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the harem by the unheard of act of complaining to the Caliph about the lot of the women in the harem. Hassan suffers a greater shock when his God-son, Ezar, asserts that women are the equal of men. They make a wager under which Ezar must settle down with a conventional harem unless Zohara can outwit Hassan within ten days. (imdb)
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Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)
During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters. (imdb)
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Valley of Eagles (1951)
A Norwegian scientist builds a device that can convert sound waves into electrical energy. However, the machine is stolen by the scientist's wife and assistant, who head across the frozen tundra towards Russia. A police inspector and a local girl team up with the scientist to help recover the device. (imdb)
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Prelude to Fame (1950)
While vacationing in Italy, Nick Morell (Robin Dowell), son of John Morell (Guy Rolfe), a famous English philosopher and amateur musician and his wife Catherine (Kathleen Ryan), becomes friendly with young Guido (Jeremy Spenser), and Morell discovers the boy has an extraordinary instinct for orchestration and a phenomenal music memory. (imdb)
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They Were Not Divided (1950)
The film begins in a WW II training depot of a British Guards armoured regiment where recruits from many walks of life learn to survive the strict discipline and training together before going into battle in tanks. There is a cameo appearance by the real Sgt. Major Brittain who was famous in the British guards regiments. (imdb)
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Trottie True (1949)
In the 1890s Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all and seeks to find out. (imdb)
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One Night with You (1948)
Two strangers meet when they both miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of 'It Happened One Night'. (imdb)
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Calling Paul Temple (1948)
A maniac is murdering the patients of a doctor who specializes in nervous disorders. A detective is called in to catch the killer. (imdb)
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Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
The true story of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his ill-fated expedition to try to be the first man to discover the South Pole - only to find that the murderously cold weather and a rival team of Norwegian explorers conspire against him. (imdb)
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Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948)
A young woman marries Prince George but it's far from a love match. Then she falls for a Swedish Count. (imdb)
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A Song for Tomorrow (1948)
Derek has been injured in the war and is in hospital to have an operation. The doctor opens the window and the lovely singing of Helen Maxwell drifts into the room as Derek is anaethetised. Alas, when he wakes up it is with his memory gone. He doesn't remember his fiancee, and his mother is a stranger to him. Four years later, Derek is playing the piano in a club, and Helen appears as the singer. The moment she opens her mouth, he freezes - he recognises her voice! (imdb)
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Penny and the Pownall Case (1948)
This is a delightful wartime comedy in which a bimbo fashion model outsmarts a gang of Nazi supporters operating in Britain. Fortunately for British morale at the time, Penny spends a great deal of time changing her clothes in front of the camera. The story is really a mere excuse to parade this good looking young woman on screen, but it's done ever so tastefully and with tongue firmly in cheek. (imdb)
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Corridor of Mirrors (1948)
A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begins to suspect that he may have also loved her in a previous life. (imdb)
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Went the Day Well? (1942)
The residents of a British village during WWII welcome a platoon of soldiers who are to be billeted with them. The trusting residents then discover that the soldiers are Germans who proceed to hold the village captive. (imdb)
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