My Fave 25 Brit Flicks From A Classic Era: 1966 - 1971

A Listmania! list by Lou Knee (England)
 
Bedazzled [DVD]
1.  Bedazzled [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Cook
The list author says:
  "The pure genius of Peter Cook on full display. A breathtakingly brilliant twist on the Faust story, with a script to sell your soul for! You can't fail to be bedazzled by this British masterpiece."
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Blow Up [DVD] [1966]
2.  Blow Up [DVD] [1966] DVD ~ David Hemmings
The list author says:
  "One of the most intriguing pieces of cinema from anywhere in the world. Never get tired of watching this."
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Get Carter [1971] [DVD]
3.  Get Carter [1971] [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Caine
The list author says:
  "Wow! A bit of a revolution in British crime movie making. And superb entertainment."
£5.15   Used & New from: £0.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Georgy Girl [DVD] [1966]
4.  Georgy Girl [DVD] [1966] DVD ~ Lynn Redgrave
The list author says:
  "Very well made film, both moving and entertaining, for men as much as for women."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Villain [DVD]
5.  Villain [DVD] DVD ~ Richard Burton
The list author says:
  "Fantastic full blooded semi biopic about a larger than life crime king. Has the absolute lot and is about 'as subtle as an air raid' to quote Vic Dakin. Burton is a sensation, whatever some say."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes [DVD]
6.  The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Stephens
The list author says:
  "Very fine revisionistic take on Sherlock Holmes. A great idea and another top film from Wilder."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Gumshoe [DVD]
7.  Gumshoe [DVD] DVD ~ Albert Finney
The list author says:
  "Should be a slight film this, given the fairly whimsical idea, but this movie is anything but slight, it is a minor classic. And that's all down to the best in British acting and great directing."
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Charlie Bubbles [DVD] DVD ~ Albert Finney

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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie [DVD] [1969] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
8.  Prime of Miss Jean Brodie [DVD] [1969] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "A captivating movie that really pulls you in to its rather hammy story. Smith takes this roll in both hands and gives it everything, maybe even a bit too much, for some."
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Up The Junction [DVD]
9.  Up The Junction [DVD] DVD ~ Suzy Kendall
The list author says:
  "An artistic film with a real streak of idealism about it. Shows the other side of life in that swinging decade."
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A Man For All Seasons (Collector's Edition) [1966] [DVD] [2007]
10.  A Man For All Seasons (Collector's Edition) [1966] [DVD] [2007] DVD ~ Paul Scofield
The list author says:
  "The quality of this film surprised and thrilled evryone, not least the doubting Hollywood studio who funded it. But how could they doubt such a brilliantly written screenplay?"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Birthday Party [1968] [DVD]
11.  The Birthday Party [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Shaw
The list author says:
  "Masterful film version of a mesmerising piece of modern theatre."
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Macbeth [DVD] [1971]
12.  Macbeth [DVD] [1971] DVD ~ Jon Finch
The list author says:
  "Truly magnificent version of this very filmworthy play. At last someone did Shakespeare as it was meant to be."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Kes [DVD] [1969]
13.  Kes [DVD] [1969] DVD ~ David Bradley
The list author says:
  "Loach's most honest piece of work because nothing is forced or over realistic here. Speaks volumes about the old north."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (230 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ryan's Daughter - Special Edition [DVD] [1970]
14.  Ryan's Daughter - Special Edition [DVD] [1970] DVD ~ Sarah Miles
The list author says:
  "A Lean classic gives the full romantic treatment. A sweeping, memorable epic."
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The Man Who Haunted Himself [DVD]
15.  The Man Who Haunted Himself [DVD] DVD ~ Roger Moore
The list author says:
  "A type of oddity that the British do so well. The story itself is the compelling thing in this movie. It could be directed with more flair perhaps, but it does have a classy feel."
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Charlie Bubbles [DVD]
16.  Charlie Bubbles [DVD] DVD ~ Albert Finney
The list author says:
  "An original piece of film making from one of our greatest actors."
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The Raging Moon [DVD]
17.  The Raging Moon [DVD] DVD ~ Malcolm McDowell
The list author says:
  "Very gently made tear jerker with a sensitive performance by McDowell."
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The Devil Rides Out [DVD] [1968]
18.  The Devil Rides Out [DVD] [1968] DVD ~ Christopher Lee
The list author says:
  "Decent Hammer movie. Classy version of a top occult novel."
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And Soon The Darkness [DVD]
19.  And Soon The Darkness [DVD] DVD ~ Pamela Franklin
The list author says:
  "Well made mystery thriller which uses its location well."
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Entertaining Mr Sloane [DVD] (1970)
20.  Entertaining Mr Sloane [DVD] (1970) DVD ~ Beryl Reid
The list author says:
  "Good film version of the Orton play. A very dark comedy with very 60s style and attitude."
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Psychomania [DVD] [1973] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
21.  Psychomania [DVD] [1973] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "Cheap as chips but much fun, another imaginative movie with a camp style of horror in the best British tradition."
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The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins [1971] [DVD]
22.  The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins [1971] [DVD] DVD ~ Bruce Forsyth
The list author says:
  "Spirited comedy portmanteau starring some of the best ever British character actors."
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Till Death Us Do Part [DVD]
23.  Till Death Us Do Part [DVD] DVD ~ Warren Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Great film spin off of a so-so sit-com. It works better as one film than it did as an endless and predictable TV series."
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Witchfinder General [DVD]
24.  Witchfinder General [DVD] DVD ~ Vincent Price
The list author says:
  "A little piece of creative brilliance from a very talented young maverick film maker. He gets Price doing some serious (straight) acting for a change, and the result is frightening."
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Women In Love [DVD] [1969]
25.  Women In Love [DVD] [1969] DVD ~ Alan Bates
The list author says:
  "A brooding version of an intimate novel, a little arty but very well acted."
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