Plot Author Matching "Kathy Li" (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)



1. The BBC Television Shakespeare (1978– )
Episode: As You Like It (1978)

TV-14 | 151 min

7.2
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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.

Director: Basil Coleman | Stars: Helen Mirren, Brian Stirner, Richard Pasco, Angharad Rees

Votes: 327

2. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Blue Boy (1996)

Drama

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Marie is an insecure housewife whose husband, Joe, is having an affair. The two of them take a holiday to rural Scotland, but by sheer bad luck, end up at the hotel Joe uses for his "... See full summary »

3. Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Dr. Gillespie's health is failing, and the hospital is urging him to get a new assistant that he doesn't want. So, he poses a stumper in class to discourage all the bright young students; ... See full summary »

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Susan Peters, Richard Quine

Votes: 185

4. Aventure malgache (1944)

Not Rated | 32 min | Short, War

5.5
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While preparing backstage, an actor tells his castmates about an adventure he had during World War II in the Axis-controlled French colony of Madagascar working for the Resistance and clashing with the collaborationist local police chief.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Paul Bonifas, Paul Clarus, Jean Dattas, Andre Frere

Votes: 1,565

5. Without Love (1945)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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43 Metascore

In Washington, D.C. during World War II, Jamie Rowan enters into a loveless marriage with scientist Pat Jamieson and becomes his assistant. Struggles bring them closer together.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 2,286

6. Courage of Lassie (1946)

G | 92 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

6.3
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Academy Award-winner Elizabeth Taylor stars in this touching family drama about a young girl who rehabilitates an Army's shell-shocked collie.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Tom Drake, Selena Royle

Votes: 1,522

7. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

6.5
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Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 1,573

8. Sitting Pretty (1948)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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A family that hires a live-in babysitter is surprised when he turns out to be a man who's a quirky genius.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Clifton Webb, Richard Haydn

Votes: 2,331

9. Scaramouche (1952)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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In France during the late 18th Century, a man sets out to avenge the death of his friend at the hands of a master swordsman.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Stewart Granger, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 5,831

10. Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.3
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The wartime adventures of Scotish highland leader Rob Roy MacGregor during the reign of King George I in the 18th century.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough

Votes: 578

11. ABC Stage 67 (1966–1967)
Episode: Evening Primrose (1966)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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A man becomes part of a secret society of people who live in a department store and quickly falls in love with their leader's young maid.

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Dorothy Stickney, Larry Gates, Charmian Carr

Votes: 254

12. Travels with My Aunt (1972)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling (Alec McCowen) meets his Aunt Augusta Bertram (Dame Maggie Smith), an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him ... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Maggie Smith, Alec McCowen, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Stephens

Votes: 2,176 | Gross: $0.53M

13. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1997)
Episode: The Wacky Zoo of Morgan City: Part 1 (1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.3
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Mayor Philbrick is trying to help Maggie Hargrove push through a proposed art museum...which will be built where the zoo currently exists. To help the zoo fail, Philbrick assigns Mitch ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Joe Flynn, Cecil Kellaway, Wally Cox

Votes: 32

14. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Little Minister (1975)

102 min | Drama

7.1
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In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new "little minister" of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror ... See full summary »

Director: Cedric Messina | Stars: Helen Mirren, Ian Ogilvy, Peter Barkworth, Bill Simpson

Votes: 43

15. The Secret Garden (1975– )

G | 210 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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In 19th-century India, little Mary Lennox is suddenly orphaned by cholera. Her only living relative is her crook-backed uncle, Archibald Craven, so Mary is sent to live at his estate on the... See full summary »

Stars: Sarah Hollis Andrews, Hope Johnstone, William Marsh, Jacqueline Hoyle

Votes: 306

16. The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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A young shepherd, Lucas (David Kelley), is blinded by lightening, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine (Iris Rainer) describes snow to Lucas, who has never ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Cyril Ritchard, David Kelley, Dina Lynn

Votes: 480

17. The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)

G | 104 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Alastair Sim, Peter Barkworth, Maurice Colbourne, Susan Tebbs

Votes: 393

18. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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In this collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh, a honey-loving teddy bear, embarks on some eccentric adventures.

Directors: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy, Howard Morris

Votes: 34,784

19. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 TV Movie)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Roger Miller, Brenda Vaccaro, Paul Frees, Don Messick

Votes: 2,033

20. The BBC Television Shakespeare (1978– )
Episode: Measure for Measure (1979)

Not Rated | 145 min

7.5
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When the Duke of Vienna takes a mysterious leave of absence and leaves the strict Angelo in charge, things couldn't be worse for Claudio, who is sentenced to death for premarital sex. His ... See full summary »

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Kenneth Colley, Kate Nelligan, Tim Pigott-Smith, Christopher Strauli

Votes: 210

21. The Winter's Tale (1981 TV Movie)

173 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Howell | Stars: John Welsh, David Burke, Robert Stephens, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 143

22. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Disfigured man Quasimodo (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is feared and tormented by the townspeople of Notre Dame, but he has a sensitive nature of which few are aware.

Directors: Michael Tuchner, Alan Hume | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Derek Jacobi, David Suchet, Gerry Sundquist

Votes: 1,244

23. Frankenweenie (1984)

PG | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.3
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A young boy sets out to revive his dead pet using the monstrous power of science.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Shelley Duvall, Daniel Stern, Barret Oliver, Joseph Maher

Votes: 12,026

24. Hockey Night (1984 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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A female goalie player faces prejudiced opposition when she joins a boys hockey team in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Megan Follows, Rick Moranis, Gail Youngs, Henry Ramer

Votes: 383

25. The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986– )
Episode: Theban Plays: Oedipus at Colonus (1986)

112 min | Drama

7.3
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Oedipus's wanderings come to an end when he finds his final resting place, as foretold by the gods. But his brother-in-law and his son each try to take him away.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Juliet Stevenson, Paul Copley, David Belcher

Votes: 24

26. Maxie (1985)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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A 1920s flapper who haunts her old house possesses a reserved housewife who just moved in. However, she cannot leave before she receives her massive audition for a Hollywood studio.

Director: Paul Aaron | Stars: Glenn Close, Mandy Patinkin, Ruth Gordon, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 1,080 | Gross: $2.56M

27. Return to Oz (1985)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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42 Metascore

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

Director: Walter Murch | Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie

Votes: 26,291

28. Silas Marner (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 92 min | Drama

7.3
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When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, Patrick Ryecart, Freddie Jones

Votes: 632

29. Sylvester (1985)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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Charlie is a 16-year-old orphan struggling to raise her two younger brothers when she endeavors to train a rogue horse she names Sylvester and turn him into an eventing champion.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers

Votes: 445 | Gross: $0.39M

30. Turtle Diary (1985)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ben Kingsley, Richard Johnson, Michael Gambon

Votes: 776 | Gross: $2.16M

31. Brat Farrar (1986)

155 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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When Alex Loding passes Brat Farrar in the street, he's struck by Brat's uncanny resemblance to Simon Ashby. Simon had a older twin brother, Patrick, who disappeared a decade ago, and was ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Greenstreet, Angela Browne, Frederick Treves, Dominique Barnes

Votes: 127

32. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer

Votes: 9,863 | Gross: $1.08M

33. American Playhouse (1980–1994)
Episode: Sunday in the Park with George (1986)

Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Video production of the Pulitzer-prize winning musical stage production. In the first act, "George", a fictionalized Georges Seurat paints his lover, Dot, and "A Sunday Afternoon on the ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Barbara Bryne, Mary D'Arcy

Votes: 890

34. A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (1987)
Episode: Strong Poison: Episode One (1987)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Lord Peter Wimsey investigates after the novelist Harriet Vane is accused of poisoning her former lover.

Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Harriet Walter, Edward Petherbridge, Richard Morant, Paul Hastings

Votes: 269

35. Alan Bennett's Talking Heads (1987–1988)

Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Six monologues tell the stories of six different repressed souls: a man dominated by his mother, a vicar's wife, an inveterate letter writer, a hopeful actress, a recently widowed woman, ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Bennett, Stephanie Cole, Thora Hird, Patricia Routledge

Votes: 346

36. The Good Father (1985)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.2
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Bill (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by his wife, so that she can ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

Votes: 559 | Gross: $0.42M

37. Alien Nation (1989–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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In the near future, a human cop and his alien partner fight crime and discrimination in Los Angeles.

Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland

Votes: 4,952

38. Great Expectations (1989)

303 min | Drama

7.5
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Stars: Jean Simmons, John Rhys-Davies, Ray McAnally, Anthony Calf

Votes: 407

39. Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)

Unrated | 30 min | Family, Fantasy, Adventure

7.0
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Young Prince Caspian of Narnia wonders and dreams about the old days of Narnia when animals talked, and there were mythical creatures and four rulers in Caer Paravel. But his uncle and aunt... See full summary »

Stars: Warwick Davis, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox, William Todd-Jones

Votes: 2,272

40. The Challengers (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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After her father dies and she moves to a new town, Mackie wants to join a certain gang/band. But they've got this boys-only rule. So Mackie comes up with an audacious plan...only it begins ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Gwynyth Walsh, Eric Christmas, Gema Zamprogna, Steven Andrade

Votes: 253

41. Let It Ride (1989)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Action

6.8
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33 Metascore

A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen, Jennifer Tilly

Votes: 5,537 | Gross: $4.97M

42. House of Cards (1990)

TV-14 | 226 min | Drama

8.5
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The schemes of a ruthlessly ambitious British politician who will stop at nothing to get to the top.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel

Votes: 14,091

43. The Christmas Toy (1986 TV Movie)

TV-G | 50 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.9
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When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 1,205

44. The Play on One (1988–1991)
Episode: Don't Hang Up (1990)

80 min | Drama

7.6
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When Sarah, a New York actress, calls Joe, a London playwright they begin a very special relationship conducted through trans-Antlantic phone calls. And both Sarah and Joe have very special... See full summary »

Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, David Suchet

Votes: 52

45. Fool's Gold: The Story of the Brink's-Mat Robbery (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A dramatized speculation of what happened in November 1983 when Micky McAvoy and some of his mates planned a heist and were surprised when they discovered they'd stumbled across a large ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Winsor | Stars: Sean Bean, Trevor Byfield, Larry Lamb, George Jackos

Votes: 194

46. Pushing Hands (1991)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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All the while, Master Chu tries to find his place in the foreign American world.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Sihung Lung, Lai Wang, Bozhao Wang, Deb Snyder

Votes: 4,061 | Gross: $0.15M

47. Sharpe (1993–2008)
Episode: Sharpe's Rifles (1993)

TV-MA | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company.

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Assumpta Serna, Brian Cox, Daragh O'Malley

Votes: 4,164

48. Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994)

105 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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A film about the work of the artist most famous for her monuments such as the Vietnam Memorial Wall and the Civil Rights Fountain Memorial.

Director: Freida Lee Mock | Star: Maya Lin

Votes: 484 | Gross: $0.06M

49. Sharpe (1993–2008)
Episode: Sharpe's Honour (1994)

TV-14 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser, Michael Byrne

Votes: 2,327

50. Friends at Last (1995 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

6.2
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As the years go by, a woman finds herself trapped in her marriage, and asks for a divorce from her husband. Twelve years later, she discovers that her ex-husband is her best friend.

Director: John David Coles | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Colm Feore, Julie Khaner, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 108


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