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Jim Broadbent
Born May 24, 1949 (age 70)
James Broadbent (born 24 May 1949) is an English actor.
Born in Lincolnshire to parents who were both amateur actors, he was educated at Leighton Park School, a Quaker school in Reading, and briefly attended art college before transferring to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He graduated in 1972. His early stage work included appearances as Patrick Barlow's assistant in the mock National... full bio
Bridget Jones's Baby
[2016]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 58min
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Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch ... she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father.
The Iron Lady
[2011]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 45min
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An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Around the World in 80 Days
[2004]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 2h
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To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly 80 days.
King of Thieves
[2018]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 48min
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A true crime movie about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah, quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.
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.
The Lady in the Van
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1h 44min
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A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway.
Closed Circuit
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 36min
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A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team - testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy.
Another Year
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 9min
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A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.
London Spy
[2015]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller | 1h
A chance romance between two men from very different worlds, one from the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service, the other from a world of clubbing and youthful excess, leads into mystery after one of them is found...
Vera Drake
[2004]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 5min
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Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.
The Sense of an Ending
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 48min
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A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.
King Lear
[2018]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 55min
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An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.
Le Week-End
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
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A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.
Iris
[2001]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 31min
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True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
The Borrowers
[1997]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 29min
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A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer.
Topsy-Turvy
[1999]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 2h 34min
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After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado".
Richard III
[1995]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 44min
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The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming king staged in an alternative fascist England setting.
Ethel & Ernest
[2016]
 
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Movie | Animation, Drama, History | 1h 34min
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This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
Get Santa
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family | 1h 42min
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A father and son who team up to save Christmas once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.
Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 32min
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The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
The Phone Call
[2013]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 22min
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Heather is a shy lady who works in a helpline call centre. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man, she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.
The Gathering Storm
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 36min
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A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Life Is Sweet
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 43min
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A waitress, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.
Postman Pat: The Movie
[2014]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 28min
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A veteran postman finds his beliefs challenged after he enters a TV talent show competition.
Any Human Heart
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Romance
A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
Longford
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
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A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Exile
[2011]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Thriller | 3h
Created by:
A father and son story, with a thriller motor. It explores a mystery from the past with a brutal and shocking revelation.
The Go-Between
[2015]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 29min
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An elderly man pieces together his childhood memories after finding his diary from 1900, which he wrote when he was 13 years old.
Spider-Plant Man
[2005]
 
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Short Movie | Action, Comedy, Short | 14min
Peter Piper, a photographer, visits a laboratory where a spider plant has been created. Piper is bitten by a plant, which gives him superpowers but a big threat is waiting for him because of his heroic deeds 'THE BATMAN'
Princess Caraboo
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, History | 1h 37min
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Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then welcomed by a family of haughty aristocrats that only wants to heighten their prestige. However, the local reporter is not at all convinced... see more
Short Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Short | 23min
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Before the Doctor can settle down to married life, he must face one last confrontation with his deadly enemy of certain death - the Master.
Rough Magic
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 44min
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Set in the 1950s, Rough Magic tells the story of what happens when a pretty apprentice magician goes to Mexico to escape her fiancé, a wealthy politician, and to find a Mayan shaman who will teach her ancient principles of magic. She is being trailed by a detective hired by her fiancé. He's a former photojournalist traumatized by what he saw in Hiroshima. The photojournalist joins her in the search... see more
Lost and Found
[2008]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Short | 24min
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A magical tale of friendship and loneliness, which tells the story of a little boy who one day finds a penguin on his doorstep. Although at first he is unsure what to do, the boy becomes determined to help the penguin find his way back home... Even if that means rowing all the way to the South Pole!
Short Movie | Short | 6min
Features celebrity personalities reading through the safety procedures for flying BA and encouraging people to donate to Comic Relief by putting loose change in any currency into the Flying Start envelope.
Her Master's Voice
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Comedy, Documentary | 1h 4min
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Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists. She gets to know her latex and wooden travelling partners along the way, and with them deconstructs herself and her lost love in this ventriloquial docu-mocumentary requiem. Ken Campbell was... see more
A Sense of History
[1992]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Drama, Short | 25min
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The 23rd Earl of Leete shares brief moments of his life, the truth behind his family estate and his particular glorious moment when he murdered his wife and his brother.
The Young Visiters
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 30min
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Alfred Salteena is a slightly bumbling gentleman who meets a young lady on a train and invites her to his home in London. She comes to see society and meet young men and bothers him to go out and meet important people. They travel to see Lord Bernard where Alfred realises that he is not "high society" enough to win the beautiful social climber Ethel. Bernard offers to send him to a training school... see more
Birds Like Us
[2017]
 
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Movie | Animation | 1h 24min
The story follows a group of birds on a journey where they try to find a better life for themselves and the ones they love.
The Good Father
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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Bill 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 enter a lesbian relationship, Bill decides to help his friend gain custody of his son...in any way that they can devise, including using a sleazeball lawyer. But while Bill feels that Feminism has robbed him of his family, he begins to be... see more
The King's Beard
[2002]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 13min
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Big Day
[1999]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 10min
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While visiting Lisbon for an important meeting Englishman Robert crosses paths with two men previously seen preparing an unusual concoction.
Prince Cinders
[1993]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Comedy, Short | 26min
Directed by:
The Last Englishman
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Comedy, War | 1h
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Biopic about a real eccentric ultra-patriotic British army officer and war hero called Lt. Col. Alfred D. Wintle, who fought in both World Wars against both the enemy and his higher-ups with the same passion.
Percy the Park Keeper
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Animation | 8min
This is not quit straight forward?
Gone to Seed
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 50min
A domineering mother Mag Plant, who owns a nursery/garden centre in London, refuses to hand-over control to her children (despite indications that this may be the best course of action for the family). The Plant triplets are comprised of Winston, a one-eyed wrestler; Monty, a would-be Country & Western singer; Hilda, a virginal wallflower whose only passion in life appears to be the Millwall soccer... see more
Birth of a Nation
[1983]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 19min
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A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.
Two Mikes Don't Make a Wright
[1993]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Comic Relief
[1995]
 
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TV Special | Comedy
Documentary | Documentary | 48min
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A programme examining the life and work of the writer Roald Dahl. The film looks at his body of work as well as the films that have been adapted from his works and his enduring influence on popular culture.
The Boss
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Comedy series about Peter, an incompetent bank manager; and his long-suffering staff and customers.
TV Series | Comedy | 20min
Game of Thrones
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 57min
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
Movie | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 2h 10min
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.
Cloud Atlas
[2012]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 2h 52min
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 2h 33min
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As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
The Legend of Tarzan
[2016]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 50min
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Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 2h 2min
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Famed archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action, when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.
Hot Fuzz
[2007]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Mystery | 2h 1min
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A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town that's harbouring a dark secret.
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.
Brooklyn
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 57min
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An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Gangs of New York
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 47min
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In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Paddington 2
[2017]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 43min
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Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Eddie the Eagle
[2016]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1h 46min
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The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.
Moulin Rouge!
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama, Musical, Romance | 2h 7min
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A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.
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.
Bridget Jones's Diary
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Paddington
[2014]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 35min
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A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Robots
[2005]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 31min
In a robot world, a young idealistic inventor travels to the big city to join his inspiration's company, only to find himself opposing its sinister new management.
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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After finding love, Bridget Jones questions if she really has everything she's dreamed of having.
Inkheart
[2008]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1h 46min
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A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.
Brazil
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 12min
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A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error, and becomes an enemy of the state.
The Young Victoria
[2009]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 45min
Directed by:
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.
War & Peace
[2016]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History, Romance, War | 6h 19min
As the Russian conflict with Napoleon reaches its peak, five aristocratic families face the possibility of their lives being changed forever.
Big Game
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure | 1h 50min
Directed by:
A young teenager camping in the woods helps rescue the President of the United States when Air Force One is shot down near his campsite.
Black '47
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 40min
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Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family.
Mary and the Witch's Flower
[2017]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy | 1h 43min
Based on "The Little Broomstick" by Mary Stewart, a strange flower grants a girl magic powers.
The Damned United
[2009]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 1h 38min
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The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United.
The Avengers
[1998]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 29min
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Two British agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine.
The Crying Game
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
Directed by:
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Time Bandits
[1981]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 50min
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A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.
Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 25min
In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.
Bullets Over Broadway
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 38min
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In New York in 1928, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.
Vanity Fair
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 21min
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Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.
Valiant
[2005]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 16min
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Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for London. On the way, he meets a smelly but friendly pigeon named Bugsy, who joins him, mainly to get away from clients he cheated in a game of find-the pebble, and helps him sign up for the war.
Art School Confidential
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 42min
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Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Only Fools and Horses
[1981]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 1h 35min
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Comedy that follows two brothers from London's rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals as they search for the big score that'll make them millionaires.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Family | 1h 30min
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The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
Blackadder
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 3h 15min
In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.
Little Voice
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 37min
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A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.
Smilla's Sense of Snow
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 1min
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Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house begins to suspect murder because she knows that the boy was afraid of heights and would not have played on the roof. As she begins to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very... see more
Perrier's Bounty
[2009]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 28min
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A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies.
Animals United
[2010]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 33min
A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort.
Free Jimmy
[2006]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy | 1h 26min
Directed by:
Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.
Einstein and Eddington
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 34min
Directed by:
Drama about the development of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to experimentally prove his ideas.
Erik the Viking
[1989]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 47min
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Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.
The Great Train Robbery
[2013]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Crime, Drama | 3h
Created by:
A two-part drama which portrays The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963, firstly from the point of view of the robbers and then from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.
Blackadder's Christmas Carol
[1988]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, History, Short | 43min
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After a genial spirit shows the benevolent Ebenezer Blackadder visions of his unscrupulous ancestors, he resolves to mend his generous ways.
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 Harry Hill Movie
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Musical | 1h 28min
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When he thinks his hamster Abu has just a week to live, Harry Hill and his gran take the hamster to Blackpool. However, Harry's twin Otto wants to kidnap Abu and sends Ed and Kisko to pursue them.
Enchanted April
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a little mini-trip to Italy, a gorgeously filmed enchantment.
Sprung! The Magic Roundabout
[2005]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 25min
A group of friends embark on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil wizard ZeeBad.
The Dogs of War
[1980]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 42min
Directed by:
Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 52min
Directed by:
Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.
The Hit
[1984]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 38min
Directed by:
Two hit men pick up ex-gangster Willie to escort him back to Paris to face his betrayed colleagues. The road trip suffers from complications.
The Secret Agent
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
Directed by:
London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian government, an agent provocateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to the London police, specifically Chief Inspector Heat. When the new Russian ambassador demands he prove his worth or lose his salary, Verloc sets off a... see more
Blackadder Rides Again
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 5min
Directed by:
Rowan Atkinson and the cast of legendary comedy series Blackadder are back for this one-off documentary special to mark 25 years since the original BBC transmission in 1983. Featuring fascinating interviews and behind-the-scenes insight from its renowned cast and writers, including the first ever in-depth interview with Rowan Atkinson, on his personal experience of playing Edmund Blackadder.
The Go-Between
[1971]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 56min
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A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
The Street
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
Created by:
Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.
The Shout
[1978]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror | 1h 26min
Directed by:
A traveler by the name of Crossley forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.
The 74th Annual Academy Awards
[2002]
 
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TV Special | Family | 4h 16min
Directed by:
Widows' Peak
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 1h 41min
Directed by:
Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents are all curious about their new neighbor, but no one can seem to get much information about her, including queen bee Mrs. DC, whose son is busy wooing Edwina. Miss O'Hare and Edwina have an immediate dislike for each... see more
Tooth
[2004]
 
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Movie | Family, Fantasy | 1h 31min
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TOOTH tells the story of a young, feisty Tooth Fairy, who lives in a world called Fairytopia that has lost its ability to use magic. Fed up with the way most fairies have forgotten about magic, she decides to give away all of its money and bankrupt her world, two days before Xmas. When TOOTH realises how much trouble she is in, she realises the only person who can help is the legendary Mrs. Santa Claus... see more
Not the Nine O'Clock News
[1979]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 25min
Directed by:
British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith.
Pride
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 30min
Directed by:
The story of Suki, a lioness cub, who rebels against her mother and her Pride to mate with an unsuitable lion from the other side of the river. Her journey to less a comfortable environment teaches her much. She re-crosses the river to defend her Pride from invading wanderers led by her former suitor.
Tales of the Unexpected
[1979]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 25min
Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.
The Passage
[1979]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, War | 1h 39min
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During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 15min
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Hollywoods biggest talents explore what is the recipe for blockbuster, flops, and how absolute happenstance and controlled luck can make movie magic.
The Comic Strip Presents...
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Comedy
A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.
Breaking Glass
[1980]
 
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Movie | Drama, Musical | 1h 44min
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A rock singer is determined to rise to the top of the profession, letting nothing stand in the way of that goal.
Tales of the Riverbank
[2008]
 
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Movie | Animation, Family | 1h 16min
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Tales of the Riverbank tells the story of three friends - Hammy Hamster, Roderick Rat and GP the Guinea Pig - who, having swept down the river in a violent storm, embark on an epic journey in search of their lost homes. Their journey, full of comic incident and dramatic danger, becomes even more precarious when they discover that the whole riverbank is threatened by a waffle, Marmalade and Doughnut... see more
Silas Marner
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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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.
Murder Most Horrid
[1991]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Created by:
Dawn French stars in this dark and twisted comedy series, in which she plays a different character embroiled in murder, in each hilarious episode.
HBO First Look
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, Short | 13min
Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.
Documentary | Documentary
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At the Movies
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1986), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each week they review five of the latest releases - ranging from big budget flicks to independent Iranian films - always with their unique chemistry, and familiar style that has made them Australian cultural icons.
Teletubbies
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Family
The Weather Inside
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A luxury hotel in a conflict zone. Development aid worker Dorothea begins an affair with a young drifter, Alec, but what starts as sweet distraction brings her dangerously close to losing control.
Joan of Arc
[2015]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
In this BYUtv original special, discover the stalwart spirit, military prowess, and enduring influence of Joan of Arc.
Walter
[1982]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 10min
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A man with learning difficulties suffers neglect and ill-treatment, and this is only exasperated when his parents die and nobody seems to know what to do with him.
Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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Sketch based show starring 'Victoria Wood', 'Julie Walters' and many others. Included regular items such as "Acorn Antiques" with Julie as Mrs Overall and a regular advice slot from Agony Aunt Kitty (Patricia Routledge).
Cinema 3
[1984]
 
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TV Series | News
Bird of Prey
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Thriller | 50min
Dead on Time
[1983]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 33min
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Bernard Fripp is told he has around thirty minutes to live. In a confused state, Fripp sets out to discover the best way to spend his dying moments.
Vroom
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 29min
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A love story - a young man for an older woman and his best friend and his Chevrolet. Jake is a romantic with a vision. Ringe is his whiplash wild best mate. Their lives in a small northern town are bleak with unemployment and domestic wrangles. But then Susan, the 'older woman', moves in next door. Inexorably, events lead Jake, Ringe and Susan to a bid for freedom and the open road in the sleek American... see more
Victoria Wood
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A series of six self-contained comedy playlets written by and starring Victoria Wood
Play for Today
[1970]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 1h 15min
A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 20min
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Frank Marschall takes us on a behind the scenes tour on location and on the studio back-lots of four different studios during the making of 'Genre', which was the fake working title of 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'
Happy Families
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 35min
Guy Fuddle (Ade Edmondson) lives with his grandmother (Jennifer Saunders). He has four sisters(Saunders) who were sent away from home as small children. Grandmother is now ill and she wants to see her granddaughters before she dies. She sends Guy into the world to find them. Grandmother's real motives are revealed when the family reunites.
Omnibus
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary, Music
Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.
Brambly Hedge
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Family | 30min
Walter & June
[1983]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 3min
Directed by:
Screen One
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Anthology of unconnected films of different genres.
Performance
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Drama
Mini Series | Biography, Documentary
This documentary series uses drama and commentary to shed light on the lives and works of Joseph Conrad, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, T. S. Eliot, Henrik Ibsen, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, Luigi Pirandello, Marcel Proust and Virginia Woolf.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 32min
Directed by:
A look back at the making of the entire "Blackadder" series to commemorate the 25th anniversary.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 26min
Directed by:
Documentary about the making of Baz Luhrmann's musical, Moulin Rouge.
TV Special | Family | 2h
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
Directed by:
Coverage of the annual British Academy Film Awards, hosted by Stephen Fry. Staged at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Sq. London and attended by film makers and stars from around the world.
Our Friend Victoria
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Documentary | 30min
Our Friend Victoria is a six-part series in which Victoria's archive is introduced and celebrated by her friends, peers and co-stars. Victoria's rich and varied career spanned four decades, won her a raft of awards including six BAFTA's and deep affection from the British public. This is a chance to honour and appreciate her most iconic work all over again alongside some re-discovered treats.
Judi Dench: A BAFTA Tribute
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 10min
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Friends and colleagues pay tribute to Dame Judi Dench as she is awarded the Fellowship of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 34min
Directed by:
A countdown of the top 40 "Blackadder" moments chosen by cast and crew members, celebrity fans and 15 genuine Blackadders.
Documentary | Documentary | 47min
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In this celebration of the life and work of the hugely popular entertainer, who died in April 2016, friends and fans pay tribute to a great comic talent. Victoria Wood wrote some of television's greatest comedy sketches and musicals, and also won two BAFTA awards for her drama Housewife, 49. Stars including Sir Lenny Henry, Peter Kay and Alison Steadman talk about Victoria's contribution to entertainment... see more
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 59min
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'T4' in Narnia
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 37min
Directed by:
Steve Jones goes through the wardrobe to bring the magical world of Narnia to life in a T4 special with exclusive interviews and stunts.
Bird of Prey 2
[1984]
 
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TV Series | Thriller | 3h 20min
Directed by:
Uliisses
[1982]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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Comic Relief
[1988]
 
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TV Special | Comedy | 7h 30min
The first night of Comic Relief on Red Nose day 1988 hosted by Lenny 'Nice Suit' Henry and Griff 'Stupid Hat' Rhys Jones. Participants managed to raise over 15 million pounds for charity projects in Britain and Africa.
Magik
[2016]
 
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Movie
Lewis Clark is a brilliant author who stumbles upon a world of Magic after the disappearance of his two young children. He begins a quest to try to stop the insidious evil that threatens to destroy both his new world and his old one.
London Spy Revealed
[2016]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 7min
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