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James McAvoy
Born April 21, 1979 (age 40)
James McAvoy (born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor. He made his acting début as a teen in 1995's The Near Room and continued to make mostly television appearances until 2003, when his feature film career began and he continued to work in both areas from then on. His notable television work includes the drama show State of Play and the science fiction show Frank Herbert's Children of Dune.
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Sherlock Gnomes
[2018]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance | 1h 26min
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Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.
X-Men: Apocalypse
[2016]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 24min
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After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Watership Down
[2018]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy | 3h 24min
Fleeing their doomed warren, a colony of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.
X-Men: First Class
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 11min
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In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.
Split
[2016]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 57min
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Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.
Glass
[2019]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 2h 9min
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Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.
Wanted
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Fantasy | 1h 50min
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A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.
Atomic Blonde
[2017]
 
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Movie | Action, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 55min
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An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Atonement
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 2h 3min
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Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Trance
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 41min
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An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.
Filth
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 37min
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A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own borderline-fueled inner demons.
The Last King of Scotland
[2006]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 3min
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Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.
Victor Frankenstein
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 50min
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Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.
Gnomeo & Juliet
[2011]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 24min
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The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love.
Arthur Christmas
[2011]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 37min
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Santa's clumsy son Arthur gets put on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.
Welcome to the Punch
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 39min
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When a notorious criminal is forced to return to London, it gives a detective one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Penelope
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 44min
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A modern romantic tale about a young aristocratic heiress born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love with "one who will accept her as one of their own."
Becoming Jane
[2007]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h
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A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
The Conspirator
[2010]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 2h 2min
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Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Movie | Drama | 2h 3min
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One couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
The Last Station
[2009]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
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A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.
Submergence
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 1h 52min
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In a room with no windows on the eastern coast of Africa, a Scotsman, James More, is held captive by jihadist fighters. Thousands of miles away in the Greenland Sea, Danielle Flinders prepares to dive in a submersible to the ocean floor. In their confines they are drawn back to the Christmas of the previous year, where a chance encounter on a beach in France led to an intense and enduring romance.
Starter for 10
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.
Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 29min
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Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Rory O'Shea Was Here
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 44min
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When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home.
Strings
[2004]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 31min
A prince leaves his city and sets off to avenge his father not aware his father wasn't murdered and in-reality committed suicide and soon learns the truth about his people from a warrior woman.
ShakespeaRe-Told
[2005]
 
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Mini Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A modern re-telling of four William Shakespeare stories.
Bollywood Queen
[2002]
 
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Movie | Musical, Romance | 1h 29min
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A cross cultural romance set in London's East End about a young girl of Indian heritage.
Atomic Blonde: Spymaster
[2017]
 
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Short Movie | Short
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It: Chapter Two
[2019]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller
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Twenty-seven years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.
The Graham Norton Show
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 1h
Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own chat show, which includes chatting to A-list celebrities, the very famous Red Chair game, live music, lots of jokes and fun from Graham and the celebrities themselves.
X-Men: Days of Future Past
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 12min
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The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 2h 23min
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Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.
Band of Brothers
[2001]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Drama, History, War | 9h 54min
The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.
Top Gear
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.
Muppets Most Wanted
[2014]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 1h 47min
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While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Wimbledon
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 1h 38min
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A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h 2min
Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The comedy-variety-talk show is broadcast five nights a week from the Ed Sullivan theater in New York.
Shameless
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
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The lives and relationships of a group of siblings and their estranged father Frank Gallagher on a rough Manchester estate.
Children of Dune
[2003]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 4h 26min
The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe.
State of Play
[2003]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 57min
A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Bright Young Things
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 1h 42min
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An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.
The Pool
[2001]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 29min
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School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they intend to throw the best party of their lives. The idea to stage the party in Prague's biggest swimming pool is illegal but cool. And when Gregor, the laid-back leader of the group thinks an idea is good, then no-one... see more
The 80th Annual Academy Awards
[2008]
 
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TV Special | 3h 17min
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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).
The 79th Annual Academy Awards
[2007]
 
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TV Special | 3h 52min
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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).
Behind the Lines
[1997]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 36min
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Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of England's most important WW1 poets.
Lorna Doone
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 3h
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Against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval, a farmer falls in love with the "queen" of the notorious Doone clan --a family that he has sworn vengeance on.
Alan Carr: Chatty Man
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Interview talk show hosted by comedian Alan Carr
The 78th Annual Academy Awards
[2006]
 
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TV Special | Music | 3h 34min
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).
Early Doors
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
The show centres on pub landlord Ken (John Henshaw), especially his preoccupation with his daughter Melanie (Christine Bottomley), and his nervous relationship with barmaid Tanya (Susan Cookson). Ken's wife left him for his best friend. The series reflects more than a little of the Northern humour displayed in The Royle Family (co-written by Cash). In a similar style to The Royle Family, every scene... see more
Balls of Steel
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 38min
Dish Nation
[2011]
 
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TV Series | News | 30min
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Dish Nation is a FOX syndicated TV show that dishes on celebrity news with humorous commentary on pop culture.
White Teeth
[2002]
 
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Mini Series | Comedy, Drama | 4h
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In 1970s England, cultures start to mix and cross with different experiences. Archie is contemplating suicide until he meets Clara, who is fleeing an oppressive Jehovah's Witness mother. Meanwhile, Samad has arrived in England to meet with his old war-friend Archie and to complete his arranged marriage. The two couples have different experiences of multicultural Britain and this differs from their... see more
Good Morning America
[1975]
 
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TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 2h
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was Joan Lunden, 4th Charles Gibson, 5th Lisa McRee, 6th Kevin Newman, 7th Diane Sawyer, and now Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, and Lara Spencer. Plus, all the "Good Morning America" team throughout the years... see more
The Noite com Danilo Gentili
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
A talk show in the night!
The Rotten Tomatoes Show
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Made in Hollywood
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There is on-set coverage with directors, writers & producers, and previews of upcoming motion picture and DVD releases. "MADE IN HOLLYWOOD" also gives the viewer a look at how special effects artists, and their tech wizards... see more
Breakfast
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Family, News, Talk-Show | 3h
BBC One's flagship morning news programme covering current affairs, business, sports, plus guest interviews and weather reports.
Murder in Mind
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
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Each episode of this anthology drama has a murderous theme with twist being that the action is followed from the point of view of the killer.
Up Close with Carrie Keagan
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
Hamburgers are nice. So yeah brah. Where the bathroom? Ill find my way out.
Documentary | Documentary
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Film '72
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.
The Near Room
[1995]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 30min
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Charlie Colquhoun is a journalist whose career is floundering. As a teenager, he fathered a daughter, Tommy, who was committed to foster care as an infant. Seventeen years later, Charlie, Tommy and Charlie's old schoolmate Harris Hill, now a squeaky-clean solicitor, are reunited by a scandal that includes child pornography, blackmail and murder.
An Angel Passes By
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | 25min
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A recently widowed man takes his two children on holiday in South West Scotland.
Movie | Short
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Documentary | Documentary | 26min
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TV Special
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Coverage of the UK's prestigious annual film awards.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 45min
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Entertainers with Byron Allen
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
'T4' in Narnia
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 37min
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Steve Jones goes through the wardrobe to bring the magical world of Narnia to life in a T4 special with exclusive interviews and stunts.
Dark Phoenix
[2019]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. Now the X-Men will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than all the people living in the world.
His Dark Materials
[2019]
 
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TV Series | Fantasy | 1h
Two children embark on a magical adventure through parallel universes.
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