The Real Greatest British Films Ever

A Listmania! list by Nobody (London, England)
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The Third Man: Special Edition [DVD] [1949]
1.  The Third Man: Special Edition [DVD] [1949] DVD ~ Orson Welles
The list author says:
  "If you don't think this is the best british film then you're reading the wrong list. Undisputed winner. Directed by Carol Reed"
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Brief Encounter (Special Edition) [DVD] [1945]
2.  Brief Encounter (Special Edition) [DVD] [1945] DVD ~ Celia Johnson
The list author says:
  "A close second place. Perfect film. Directed by David Lean"
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Black Narcissus [1946] [DVD] [1998]
3.  Black Narcissus [1946] [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Deborah Kerr
The list author says:
  "The most beautiful colour cinematography you're ever likely to see. Powell & Pressburger"
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Saturday Night And Sunday Morning [DVD] [1960]
4.  Saturday Night And Sunday Morning [DVD] [1960] DVD ~ Albert Finney
The list author says:
  "British New Wave / Kitchen Sink cinema. Directed by Karel Reisz"
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This Sporting Life [1963] [DVD]
5.  This Sporting Life [1963] [DVD] DVD ~ Richard Harris
The list author says:
  "British New Wave / Kitchen Sink cinema. Directed by Lindsay Anderson"
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Brighton Rock [DVD] [1947]
6.  Brighton Rock [DVD] [1947] DVD ~ Richard Attenborough
The list author says:
  "Perfect British gangster film. Directed by John Boulting"
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Kind Hearts And Coronets [DVD]
7.  Kind Hearts And Coronets [DVD] DVD ~ Dennis Price
The list author says:
  "Black comedy."
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The Servant [DVD] [1963]
8.  The Servant [DVD] [1963] DVD ~ Dirk Bogarde
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Hamlet [DVD]
9.  Hamlet [DVD] DVD ~ Laurence Olivier
The list author says:
  "The only version of Hamlet worth watching. Wonderful cinematography, direction and acting. Olivier's finest."
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A Matter Of Life And Death [DVD]
10.  A Matter Of Life And Death [DVD] DVD ~ David Niven
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The Edge Of The World [1937] [DVD] [1938]
11.  The Edge Of The World [1937] [DVD] [1938] DVD ~ Niall MacGinnis
The list author says:
  "An underated gem. Really really beautiful film. Deserves to be better known."
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Look Back in Anger [DVD] [1959] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
12.  Look Back in Anger [DVD] [1959] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Richard Burton
The list author says:
  "Kind of a  British 'Streetcar Named Desire'. Why isn't this available on Region 2?"
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The Innocents [1961] [DVD]
13.  The Innocents [1961] [DVD] DVD ~ Deborah Kerr
The list author says:
  "Truffaut said this was the best British film since The Lady Vanishes(1938). Certainly is a wonderful gothic horror."
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Ice Cold In Alex [DVD]
14.  Ice Cold In Alex [DVD] DVD ~ John Mills
The list author says:
  "Great road movie."
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A Canterbury Tale [DVD]
15.  A Canterbury Tale [DVD] DVD ~ Eric Portman
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A Clockwork Orange [DVD] [1971]
16.  A Clockwork Orange [DVD] [1971] DVD ~ Malcolm McDowell
The list author says:
  "Kubrick's dystopian masterpiece."
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Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD]
17.  Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Peter O'Toole
The list author says:
  "A British Epic and A British masterpiece."
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Goldfinger, Special Edition [DVD]
18.  Goldfinger, Special Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "The only Bond film worth remembering"
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Henry V [DVD] [1944]
19.  Henry V [DVD] [1944] DVD ~ Laurence Olivier
The list author says:
  "Excellent adaptation."
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Oliver Twist -- Special Edition [DVD] [1948]
20.  Oliver Twist -- Special Edition [DVD] [1948] DVD ~ Robert Newton
The list author says:
  "For me all these films sadly represent for me a Britian that has vanished. I love them all."
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Collection? Please help 1 4 Feb 2013
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Spanish Castillian language? 2 21 Sep 2012
Finnish or even English subtitles 1 19 Aug 2012
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