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Martin Benson

Total Titles at Criticker: 28 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (28)
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The Hitchhiker
When the Earth is destroyed a Vogon Demolition Fleet to make way for a new hyperspace bypass, Arthur Dent joins his friend Ford Prefect (who turns out to be a researcher for an electronic reference guide called the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) for a galactic voyage on which they meet Zaphod Beeblebrox. (imdb)
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Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)
The story of G.I. Gurdjieff and his travels to achieve enlightenment and inner growth. Beginning with his childhood, the movie follows his journeys through Central Asia as he discovers new levels of spirituality through music, dance and near-encounters with death. (imdb)
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The Message (1976)
In four decades only four... "The Robe" "The Ten Commandments" "Ben-Hur" and now... For the first time...the vast, spectacular drama that changed the world!
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The Omen (1976)
An American ambassador learns to his horror that his son is actually the literal Antichrist. (imdb)
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Battle Beneath the Earth (1967)
A Chinese general goes berserk and has a system of tunnels made all the way from China to USA, under the Pacific Ocean! Wherever there is an important military base, he places atomic bombs... (imdb)
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The Magnificent Two (1967)
Two salesmen travel to a small South American Country to peddle their wares. However the country is in the middle of a major conflict between the Government led by Diaz and the rebels led by Torez. When Torez is accidentally killed the rebels mistaken pick up one of the salesmen, Eric, as he looks like Torez. Eric and Ernie are promised millions to carry on the charade once the rebels take charge. (imdb)
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Mozambique (1965)
An out-of-work and penniless American pilot is offered work in Mozambique and promptly becomes an unwitting pawn in a world of drug smuggling, kidnap and murder.
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Night Creatures (1962)
In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain Collier and his crew to check it out. As the Captain gets into his investigation, mysterious swamp phantoms cloud up the real issue which seems plain enough to see. (imdb)
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Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
A priest arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest, who is now too old and weak to continue with the upkeep of the church. However, Communist soldiers arrive at the mission and seize it as a command post. Their leader rapes the native girl and impregnates her, only later to realize that Communism is no good for him... (imdb)
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The Gentle Trap (1960)
On his first burglary, a locksmith finds himself on the run after his accomplice is run down by another band of thugs after the haul. Realizing that his girlfriend has double-crossed him for a seedy nightclub owner, the lad ends up with the loot in a flat above a clip joint hiding out from both police and crooks. But the girls living there seem about as trustworthy as his own bird turned out to be. (imdb)
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Make Mine a Million (1959)
Sid Gibson is a soap powder salesman who decides what he really needs is TV advertising. The problem is, he's absolutely broke. He calls upon his friend Arthur Ashton, who arranges to sneak a plug for Sid's suds into a live TV spectacular. The public goes bananas for the product but to maintain sales Sid and Arthur must arrange for ever more outrageous plugs on TV shows. The Ascots races, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo - no show is safe. (imdb)
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Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)
A fight between Slave traders and Railroad Track builders breaks lose in East Africa.
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Cosmic Monsters (1958)
At a small, rural British lab, monomaniac Dr. Laird and his staff create ultra-intense magnetic fields. Inexplicably, the apparatus seems to be affecting distant objects, and to be drawing "extra power" from...somewhere. One night, after a "freak" storm, strange and deadly things start happening in Bryerly Woods, and a strange man from "a long way off" appears in the district...concerned about Laird's pulling down disaster from the skies. (imdb)
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Man from Tangier (1957)
International crook Armstrong flees post-war Tangier with priceless forgery plates. International crook Voss sends pretty Michele after him. Arriving in London, Armstrong accidentally swaps coats in a barber's shop with film actor Chuck Collins. Through an address in his new coat's pocket, Collins meets up with Michele. Voss' partner, international crook Heinrich, starts to sense a double-cross. When Armstrong is thrown out of his hotel window, the police start to sense foul play.
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The Flesh Is Weak (1957)
Directed by Don Chaffey and dating back to 1957, it's the story of Tony Giani (John Derek), a pimp who preys on the naive, 'just off the bus' young women who come to post-war London for fame and fortune. He wines and dines them, gets them a place to stay and even finds them a job. Then he pretends he needs money fast and convinces them to prostitute themselves - to become a 'Giani Girl'. (cinedelica.com)
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Istanbul (1957)
Adventurer James Brennan returns to Istanbul five years after being ejected under suspicion of diamond smuggling. In flashback, he recalls his last days there, his torrid love affair with Stephanie Bauer, the efforts of shady characters to obtain a strange ornament he received from a friend, and Stephanie's disappearance during a fire. Now that Brennan is back, Stephanie (or her double) reappears, and there's still the question of where the supposedly smuggled diamonds are...
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The King and I (1956)
Musical about a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess of the King of Siam's children. (imdb)
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West of Zanzibar (1954)
The story of native tribesmen who move towards Mombasa, getting drawn info the world of ivory smuggling.
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Black 13 (1953)
20th Century-Fox gets the blame for distributing this in the USA but they were not the production company in any manner. Peter Reynolds is the screwed-up son of a college professor who turns to a life of crime after killing a pedestrian in an automobile accident. His crime spurt is petty until one results in the killing of the night watchman at the college. Roma Anderson, secretary to the professor, is heads-over about Reynolds but he is more interested in a night club entertainer... (imdb)
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Escape by Night (1953)
An Italian racketeer on the run in London holes up in a disused theatre with a hard-drinking journalist out to get the full story. (imdb)
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Wide Boy (1952)
The title, in British police parlance of the day, defines a petty crook whose criminal activities are minor and legal-borderline, but the title character in this film appears to stretch the definition. Benny (Sydney Taffer)steals a purse from Melissa Stribling and discovers a compromising letter in it from her boyfriend Colin Tapley, who is a wealthy surgeon and married. Benny starts a blackmail campaign that leads to murder. Susan Shaw is along as Benny's girlfriend, Molly. (imdb)
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Judgment Deferred (1952)
A group of very strange men, refugees and casualties of the war, rally round when one of their number is framed by a drug racketeer. Co-opting a well-known journalist to their cause, they scheme to bring the racketeer to justice in a home-made "trial" in the crypt of a ruined church. (imdb)
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The Frightened Man (1952)
In this crime drama, a junk dealer's son breaks his father's heart when his poor grades get him tossed out of Oxford. The boy then involves himself with the very jewel thieves that use his father, unknown to the boy, as a fence. The father tries to subtly keep his boy from becoming too involved, but it is to no avail and the lad is killed. (allmovie.com)
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Mystery Junction (1951)
In this crime drama, an escaped convict is recaptured and charged with killing two people in a lonely waystation during a snowstorm. Fortunately, a novelist is around to prove him innocent.
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The Dark Light (1951)
The crew of a lighthouse rescues people they believe to be survivors of a shipwreck, only to find out that they are a gang of bank robbers on the run from the law. (imdb)
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Assassin for Hire (1951)
Pretending to be rare stamp dealer, a man devotedly supports wife and musically talented younger brother as a professional hit-man. (imdb)
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The Adventures of P.C. 49: Investigating the Case of the Guardian Angel (1949)
A police constable goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of violent thieves. (imdb)
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The Blind Goddess (1948)
Lord Brasted is in charge of a postwar fund for displaced persons. His secretary, Derek Waterhouse, visits the Prime Minister to accuse Brasted of taking money from the fund. This results in a libel case made difficult for Waterhouse for several reasons: the man who uncovered the fraud has committed suicide - or been murdered - in Prague, Lady Brasted is an old flame and being pretty devious, and he has been seeing the prosecuting lawyer's daughter. (imdb)
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