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1. The Third Man (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard
Votes: 175,478 | Gross: $0.45M
2. Oliver! (1968)
G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical
After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor in 1830s London.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed
Votes: 40,028 | Gross: $16.80M
3. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Not Rated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.
Directors: Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed | Stars: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith
Votes: 17,122 | Gross: $13.68M
4. Odd Man Out (1947)
116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick
5. The Fallen Idol (1948)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife accidentally falls to her death, the only witness being an impressionable young boy.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Michèle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel, Bobby Henrey
Votes: 9,250 | Gross: $0.34M
6. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Approved | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews
7. Our Man in Havana (1959)
Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an Agent in the British Secret Service. But he soon realizes that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs
8. Night Train to Munich (1940)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Thriller, War
After Germany invades Czechoslovakia, the German and the British intelligence services try to capture Czech scientist Dr. Axel Bomasch (James Harcourt), inventor of a new type of armor-plating.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid, Basil Radford
9. Trapeze (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado
10. The Man Between (1953)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In post-WW2 Berlin, when travel to the East was still possible, the sister of a British officer from West Berlin is abducted by Communist agents and taken into the Soviet sector where her eventual rescue is arranged by a German smuggler.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Claire Bloom, Hildegard Knef, Geoffrey Toone
11. The Way Ahead (1944)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, War
World War II drama that follows a group of British draftees, starting with their rigorous basic training, and ending with their deployment in North Africa.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald, John Laurie
12. The Running Man (1963)
Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An Englishman with a grudge against an insurance company for a disallowed claim fakes his own death, but is soon pursued by an insurance investigator.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick, Alan Bates, Felix Aylmer
13. The Key (1958)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, War
During World War II, successive tugboat British Captains sent on dangerous salvage missions pass-on the key to a home-port apartment, where a lonely Swiss-Italian young war-widow lives.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: William Holden, Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard, Oscar Homolka
14. Outcast of the Islands (1951)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama
A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked after he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide, and a Captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Trevor Howard, Robert Morley, Wendy Hiller
15. The Stars Look Down (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
Davey Fenwick (Sir Michael Redgrave) leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners against the owners. But he falls in love with ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Edward Rigby, Emlyn Williams
16. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Joe Robinson
17. The Public Eye (1972)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
When a strait-laced British accountant marries a free-spirited American, he starts trying to change her. His wife doesn't keep regular hours, so he suspects an affair and hires a detective ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mia Farrow, Topol, Michael Jayston, Margaret Rawlings
18. The True Glory (1945)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, War
A documentary account of the allied invasion of Europe during World War II compiled from the footage shot by nearly 1400 cameramen.
Directors: Garson Kanin, Carol Reed | Stars: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Leslie Banks, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle
19. Flap (1970)
GP | 106 min | Drama, Western
Comedy based on the plight of modern aboriginal Americans living on reservations.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Claude Akins, Tony Bill, Shelley Winters
20. Bank Holiday (1938)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
A 1930s British summer Bank Holiday starts at midday on Saturday with a rush for the trains to the sea-side. Doreen Richards under the name Miss Fulham is off with friend Milly to a beauty ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: John Lodge, Margaret Lockwood, Hugh Williams, Rene Ray
21. The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama
Kipps, the draper's apprentice, falls in love with a girl above his station. After he unexpectedly inherits a fortune, he thinks his dream has come true. But money can't make him a gentleman, or bring him the girl he really wants.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Phyllis Calvert, Philip Frost, Diana Wynyard
22. The Young Mr. Pitt (1942)
Approved | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
This biopic tells the story of the life of Pitt The Younger, who became Prime Minister of Great Britain at the age of twenty-four.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Robert Donat, Geoffrey Atkins, Jean Cadell, Robert Morley
23. The Girl in the News (1940)
Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Thriller
Nurse Anne Graham (Margaret Lockwood) is controversially, but rightly, acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies under suspicious circumstances. Changing her name, she gets a ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Barry K. Barnes, Emlyn Williams, Roger Livesey
24. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
30 min | Documentary, Biography
The UK version of the popular US show. Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers... See full summary »
Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Ralph Edwards, Elizabeth Dawn
25. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music
Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.
Stars: Humphrey Burton, Kirsty Wark, David Collings, Michael Hordern
26. Climbing High (1938)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy
Wealthy young man Nicky (Sir Michael Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to model Diana (Jesse Matthews) though he's nearly engaged to aristocrat Lady Constance (Margaret Vyner).
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison, Alastair Sim
27. A Girl Must Live (1939)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
A runaway schoolgirl falls amongst chorus girls planning to marry into nobility.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Renee Houston, Lilli Palmer, George Robey
28. Penny Paradise (1938)
72 min | Comedy, Musical
A Liverpool tug boat captain finds he's won a fortune on the penny pools and it changes his life. However, after giving up his job and throwing a large expensive party, he discovers that he may not really have won after all.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Betty Driver, Jimmy O'Dea, Ethel Coleridge
29. Midshipman Easy (1935)
73 min | Adventure
A young man runs away to sea but finds more adventures than he was expecting.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Hughie Green, Margaret Lockwood, Harry Tate, Robert Adams
30. The 41st Annual Academy Awards (1969 TV Special)
Comedy, Music, News
Directors: Gower Champion, Richard Dunlap | Stars: Jack Albertson, Gordon Anderson, Alan Arkin, Senta Berger
31. The New Lot (1943)
43 min | Short, Drama, War
During World War II, five civilians from different backgrounds become reluctant conscripts in the British Army.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Eric Ambler, Ivor Barnard, Robert Donat, Ian Fleming
32. Java Head (1934)
68 min | Drama, Romance
The port city of Bristol, England, in the 1800s is home to Java Head, a sailing ship line company. The owner has two sons. One, a handsome seafarer, is in love with a local girl, but cannot... See full summary »
Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Anna May Wong, Elizabeth Allan, John Loder, Edmund Gwenn
33. Laburnum Grove (1936)
65 min | Comedy
Laburnum Grove. A quiet, residential address in one of the newer north London suburbs, Nice houses. Nice people.Mr Radfern, decent, respectable citizen and householder spends his Sunday ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke, Victoria Hopper, Ethel Coleridge
34. It Happened in Paris (1935)
68 min | Comedy, Romance
Paul, artistically-inclined son of an American millionaire, moves to Paris where he can find inspiration and study the masters. While there, he finds inspiration of a different sort in the form of the beautiful Jacqueline.
Directors: Robert Wyler, Carol Reed | Stars: John Loder, Nancy Burne, Edward H. Robins, Dorothy Boyd
35. Loyalties (1933)
67 min | Crime, Drama
While he's a houseguest at an upper-class gathering, wealthy Jewish man Ferdinand de Levis is robbed of £1,000 with evidence pointing towards the guilt of another guest, Captain Dancy.
Directors: Basil Dean, Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Miles Mander, Alan Napier, Algernon West
36. Talk of the Devil (1936)
Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama
A ruthless businessman tries to steal his brother's successful shipping company. He hires a gifted mimic to date one of his brother's daughters to get some inside information about the ... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Sally Eilers, Basil Sydney, Randle Ayrton
37. A Letter from Home (1941)
17 min | Short, Drama
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Joyce Grenfell, Kathleen Harrison, Celia Johnson, Edie Martin
38. Autumn Crocus (1934)
86 min | Drama, Romance
A demure Manchester schoolmistress falls in love while holidaying in the Austrian Tyrol.
Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Ivor Novello, Fay Compton, Muriel Aked, Esme Church
39. Three Men in a Boat (1933)
54 min | Comedy
The comic adventures of three friends and a dog when they take a boating holiday on the River Thames.
Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: William Austin, Edmund Breon, Billy Milton, Davy Burnaby
40. The Squeaker (1930)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective poses as an ex-convict to expose the head of a benevolent society as a fence.
Director: Edgar Wallace | Stars: Percy Marmont, Anne Grey, Gordon Harker, Trilby Clark
41. Who's Your Lady Friend? (1937)
73 min | Comedy
A plastic surgeon dispatches his assistant to bring in a young woman who is scheduled to have a procedure done. Unfortunately, the assistant brings in the wrong woman. When his fiancée sees... See full summary »
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Frances Day, Vic Oliver, Betty Stockfeld, Romney Brent
42. We Serve (1942)
30 min | Short, War
Training film for officers of the ATS, encouraging compassion and understanding for the young woman in their charge.
Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Peggy Ashcroft, Esma Cannon, Joyce Carey, Penelope Dudley-Ward
43. The Moviemakers (I) (1968)
8 min | Documentary, Short
Promotional short for the feature film Oliver! (1968).
Director: Ronald Saland | Stars: Johnny Green, Carol Reed, Onna White
44. History Rediscovered: The True Glory (2012)
Director: Carol Reed
45. No Parking (1938)
72 min | Comedy
Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Charles Carson, Geraldo, Fred Groves, Gordon Harker
46. Edgar Wallace: The Man Who Made His Name (1976 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Director: Edward Mirzoeff | Stars: Hugh Cudlipp, Dorothy Dickson, Cathleen Nesbitt, Carol Reed
47. Lucky Thirteen (1955)
This is a film program with the children appearing in some newly released films of the era.
Stars: Jonathan Ashmore, Lesley Dudley, Colin Gibson, Peter Haigh
48. Red Aces (1930)
A gambler frames a banker for killing the man whose name he forged.
Director: Edgar Wallace | Stars: Janice Adair, Muriel Angelus, Geoffrey Gwyther, James Raglan
49. Korda Interviews (1956 TV Movie)
Director: Alan Sleath | Stars: Robert Donat, David Lean, Vivien Leigh, Muir Mathieson
50. The Flying Squad (1929)
A detective poses as a murdered Jew to force a smuggler to confess.
Director: Arthur Maude | Stars: Wyndham Standing, Dorothy Bartlam, John Longden, Donald Calthrop