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John Cleese
Born October 27, 1939 (age 80)
John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, and comedian. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something... full bio
Hold the Sunset
[2018]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Edith and Phil are two neighbours who are keen to start a relationship and a new life abroad. Those plans are disrupted when Edith's immature, fifty-something son Roger moves back home after leaving his wife and children.
Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 31min
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Life of Brian
[1979]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 34min
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Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
A Fish Called Wanda
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 48min
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
The Meaning of Life
[1983]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical | 1h 47min
The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.
Winnie the Pooh
[2011]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 3min
During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Owl convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Pooh, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by a creature named "Backsoon", and they set out to save him.
Fawlty Towers
[1975]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.
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.
Monty Python's Flying Circus
[1969]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.
Fierce Creatures
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors.
Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 15min
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A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat.
The Out-of-Towners
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Movie | Comedy | 1h 28min
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An anthology of the best sketches from the first and second seasons of Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969).
Man About Town
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 36min
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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.
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.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 17min
The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.
Monty Python Live (Mostly)
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 2h 42min
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The reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years, and for the last time ever.
Clockwise
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
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An obsessively punctual comprehensive school headmaster sets out to give an important speech at the annual Headmasters' Conference.
Spud
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 43min
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It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school.
Movie | Animation, Comedy | 1h 25min
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An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.
Spud 2: The Madness Continues
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
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Spud faces the second year of boarding school whilst still waiting for his own body to mature as much as he has.
Mini Series | Comedy | 1h 47min
Britain's top comedians pay tribute to the iconic series, Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Video | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 30min
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A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Stupidity
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 1min
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An exploration into the nature of stupidity in Western society and its history of our perception of it.
Parting Shots
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 1h 39min
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After learning he is dying from cancer an failed photographer illegally buys a pistol and decides to go vigilante and get his revenge on all those who have made his life a misery.
TV Special | Comedy | 1h 12min
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Sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)".
TV Special | Comedy | 58min
Directed by:
Monty pythons flying circus is a funny live show based on the TVs series monty Python and the flying circus.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 2h 5min
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Series of new sketches performed by the Monty Python team, linking programmes to celebrate their 30th anniversary.
The Human Face
[2001]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary | 3h 20min
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This 4 part BBC series examines the science behind facial beauty, expression, and fame in an entertaining fashion.
TV Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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Two parts Monty Python German television comedy specials.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Sport | 1h 30min
Directed by:
The Magic Pudding
[2000]
 
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Movie | Animation, Family | 1h 20min
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An old man, a young anthropomorphic koala, a South Pole penguin and Albert, a magic sentient walking and talking bowl of pudding with an attitude are searching for koala's missing parents. However, sinister forces want the pudding.
Wine for the Confused
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
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John Clease cruises around Santa Barbara and nearby wine country and channelling knowledge of wine to the viewer. IMO as this is an informational movie it is no spoiler to tell you he concludes, after exposing us to what it is that makes a wine both delicious and "good" with a well developed palate, with fermented grapes much as mist things..... you like what you like. It is subjective. This film is... see more
Monty Python's Personal Best
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Comedy
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 56min
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The grandson of the world's first and foremost consulting detective and his bumbling, bionic sidekick attempt to catch the only living descendant of Professor Moriarty.
Romance with a Double Bass
[1974]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Romance, Short | 40min
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A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river. The princess is doing the same, unbeknownst to the bass player, but when someone steals their clothes, the bass player helps the princess to preserve her dignity by transporting her back to the castle in his bass case, and along the way they discover they have feelings for each... see more
Anatomy of a Liar
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 47min
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Behind the scenes documentary about the making of A Liar's Autobiography. Also included are stories from Chapman's friends, colleagues and fellow Pythons.
At Last the 1948 Show
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Surreal, sketch based TV comedy series. Two series were produced in 1967 by the commercial company Associated Rediffusion. In style and content, a forerunner of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus', which shared some members of the cast.
Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened
[2009]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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30 years after Fawlty towers shut its door for good. Stephen Fry presents a documentary about the making of this classic sitcom.
Taking the Wheel
[2002]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 11min
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Taking the Wheel is a dark comedy about the complicated relationship between an obstinate 90-year-old woman who refuses to give up driving, and her well-intentioned son who will stop at nothing to get her off the road.
Quantum Project
[2000]
 
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Short Movie | Adventure, Drama, Short | 40min
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Quantum Project is the story of physicist and prodigy Paul Pentcho (Stephen Dorff), whose exploration of the quantum universe leads him on a collision course with life, destiny, and true love.
The Seventh Python
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Animation, Biography, Documentary | 1h 34min
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The accidental career of Neil Innes, encompassing the Bonzo Dog Band, Magical Mystery Tour, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Saturday Night Live, The Rutles and beyond.
Peter Cook & Co.
[1980]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 1h
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TV Movie | Comedy | 30min
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Highlights of this special produced for entry in the 1971 Golden Rose of Montreux Festival include selections mainly from the second series such as "Scott of the Sahara"; the Gas Cooker sketch; the semaphore version of "Wuthering Heights"; the "Ministry of Silly Walks"; plus some new material including an exploding version of the "Blue Danube".
The Mermaid Frolics
[1977]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 52min
Directed by:
Elliot the Littlest Reindeer
[2018]
 
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Movie | Animation, Family | 1h
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When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, a miniature horse has 3 days to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's team at the North Pole try-outs.
Video | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Gonzo hosts this collection of some of the weirdest moments from The Muppet Show at his trailer home, assisted by Camilia and visited by Kermit The Frog.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
Directed by:
John Cleese: The Alimony Tour
[2011]
 
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Video | Comedy | 1h 19min
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Rockstar
[2000]
 
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Short Movie | 4min
Directed by:
Douglas Adams own words: "In November (1999) Apple brought together a bunch of people under its AppleMaster program and taught us to use their new digital video editing stuff - the new iMac DV with Firewire ports and bundled iMovie software. (It's a very simple-to-use program that works like a cut and paste word processor for digital video at broadcast quality. It's pretty amazing stuff.) We each had... see more
Batteries Not Included
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 30min
A look at the world of gadgets.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 49min
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Video | Comedy, Short | 6min
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We are taken on a Travelogue-style tour of St. Titarse's, eh, St. Titus's Academy by the well known Monty Python team, back for this totally new sketch.
Pythonland
[1999]
 
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TV Movie
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 1h
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Documentary | Documentary | 50min
50 minute documentary shot on location during the making of Life of Brian (1979). Although the documentary isn't specifically about the production of Life of Brian it does give a nice insight into the mood while shooting.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Short | 17min
An documentarian from the BBC visits the set of Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975). This documentary shouldn't be viewed as a making of the film, but rather a goof-off session that is simply there to conjure up laughter.
The Ultimate Film
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 6h
John Cleese presents this countdown of the top 100 films based on actual ticket sales in the UK. The list was compiled by the British Film Institute and recognises 'bums on seats' rather than money taken. Each film is accompanied by clips and/or new interviews with many of the cast and crew involved, and the programme also features rare footage and behin-the-scenes clips.
Documentary | 1h 17min
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This video provides a retrospective of music and comedy from four Amnesty International benefit performances held in 1976, 1977, 1979, and 1981.
To Norway, Home of Giants
[1979]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 28min
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John Cleese takes us on a journey through his ancestral Norway in this Python-esque travelogue which explores ski culture, Viking-era nostalgia and reenactment, a tast of Norwegian cuisine and literature, and even a visit with the Nobel committee.
From Spam to Sperm
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy
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Dokument: Humor
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Documentary
Henrik Schyffert travels the world in search of Comedy.
Baby Quark
[1987]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Family, Short | 7min
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Tells the beginning of the story of Quark: His birth and how he is thrown out by his parents due to his malicious behaviour.
Fawlty Towers Revisited
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 20min
Directed by:
Meetings, Bloody Meetings
[1976]
 
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Video | Comedy, Short | 30min
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John Cleese shows that, properly planned and organised, a meeting can achieve more in a short time than any other method of internal communication. Makes everyone who attends meetings aware of the damage that can bedone by approaching a meeting without preparation. Demontrates techniques and disciplines which can make meetings shorter and more productive.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 24min
Comfortably lying in a deck chair on a parking lot John Cleese is being interviewed by popular Danish TV philosopher Anders Lund Madsen. Among many, topics range from hiring people to make children and marrying lizards to the importance of turning 60 and what a frightening sole of a shoe can do to viewers.
Away from It All
[1979]
 
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Short Movie | 13min
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The narrator of a travelogue film slowly goes mad from boredom.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 29min
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Comic Relief Short Pants
[2001]
 
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TV Special | Short | 10min
A preview of the forthcoming Red Nose Day, on 16th March.
Who Sold You This, Then?
[1975]
 
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Video | Short | 23min
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Short Movie | Short
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Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 2h 32min
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Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 2h 41min
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Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.
Shrek 2
[2004]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 33min
Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.
Shrek the Third
[2007]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 33min
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When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.
Shrek Forever After
[2010]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 33min
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Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.
Trolls
[2016]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 32min
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.
The Day the Earth Stood Still
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 44min
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A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
Die Another Day
[2002]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 13min
Directed by:
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
The World Is Not Enough
[1999]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 8min
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James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 46min
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The Angels investigate a series of murders which occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.
Absolutely Anything
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 25min
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A group of eccentric aliens confer a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment.
Planes
[2013]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 31min
Directed by:
A cropdusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race.
Rat Race
[2001]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 52min
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A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.
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.
The Big Year
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 40min
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Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition.
Over the Garden Wall
[2014]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | 1h 50min
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Over the Garden Wall is a TV mini-series starring Elijah Wood, Collin Dean, and Melanie Lynskey. Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
Planet 51
[2009]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 31min
An alien civilization is invaded by Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believes that the planet was uninhabited. Wanted by the military, Baker must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.
The Pink Panther 2
[2009]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 1h 32min
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Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.
George of the Jungle
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 32min
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A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.
Charlotte's Web
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 37min
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Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
3rd Rock from the Sun
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi | 1h
A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Romance | 2h 3min
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When the brilliant, but unorthodox scientist, Dr. Victor Frankenstein, rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes, and later swears revenge.
Igor
[2008]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 27min
Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.
Whitney
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Created by:
A girl, a guy, and their friends are twenty-somethings living in Chicago.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
[2002]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 35min
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In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia.
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.
Silverado
[1985]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h 13min
Directed by:
A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.
Charming
[2018]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical | 1h 25min
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Three fairy tale princesses find themselves engaged to the same guy, Prince Charming.
The Swan Princess
[1994]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 30min
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A power hungry sorcerer transforms a princess into a swan by day in this tale of everlasting love.
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.
Late Night with Seth Meyers
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.
The Jungle Book
[1994]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family, Romance | 1h 51min
Directed by:
Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle.
The Muppet Show
[1976]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Family, Music | 30min
Created by: ,
Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.
Pinocchio
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 48min
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Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another.
MADtv
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Reality-TV, Talk-Show | 1h
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A sketch comedy show based on the seminal Mad Magazine.
Scorched
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 35min
Three mischievous employees of a bank in a small deserted town all make plans to rob at the same time, however none of them knows about the others. Meanwhile, a clothing store employee has plans for revenge against a local millionaire.
George of the Jungle 2
[2003]
 
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Video | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 27min
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George, now a father, goes to Las Vegas, where he has to help out his brother.
The Great Muppet Caper
[1981]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Family | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.
God Loves Caviar
[2012]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Biography, History | 1h 41min
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God Loves Caviar is the compelling story of IOANNIS VARVAKIS, and his journey from humble Greek pirate to international caviar millionaire, with the ear of Catherine the Great of Russia. His wealth and power, however, do not give him contentment, and his boundless ambition only brings suffering, until he gives everything away, including himself, in the name of love. This epic tale, based on Varvakis'... see more
The Undefeated
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 58min
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A documentary that chronicles Sarah Palin's pre-political life; her tenure as Governor of Alaska, and her time spent as John McCain's running mate.
Yellowbeard
[1983]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 36min
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Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure. He finds that his wife neglected to tell him that he now has a son, 20, and shame of shame, an intellectual. The British Navy, Yellowbeard, his son, and members of Yellowbeard's old crew all go after the treasure.
The Big Picture
[1989]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Film school grad Nick Chapman thought his career was made after his award winning short film, but discovered Hollywood wasn't as easy as it seems.
Splitting Heirs
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the heir. He comes to hate the American who is his boss, his friend, and the man who has stolen the woman after whom he lusts.
Spud 3: Learning to Fly
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 29min
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As Spud Milton continues his awkward stagger through adolescence, he learns one of life's most important lessons: When dealing with women and cretins, nothing is ever quite as it seems. "I'm practically a man in most areas," writes Spud confidently on his sixteenth birthday. The year is 1992 and, in South Africa, radical change is in the air. The country may be on the bumpy road to an uncertain future... see more
House of Mouse
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Family | 30min
Collections of short cartoons hosted by Mickey and his Disney pals at his club, The House of Mouse.
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
[1996]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 28min
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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.
Isn't She Great
[2000]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Romance | 1h 35min
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An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann, the famed writer of "Valley of the Dolls" and other trashy novels. Facing a failing career, Susann meets a successful promoter who becomes her husband. After several failures to place her in commercials and a TV quiz show, he hits upon the idea for her to become a writer. In the... see more
Mickey's House of Villains
[2001]
 
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Video | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 10min
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The villains from the popular animated Disney films are gathered at the House of Mouse with plans to take over. Soon, the villains take over the house and kick out Mickey, Donald and Goofy. It's all up to Mickey and his friends to overthrow evil and return the House of Mouse to normal--or as close to normal as it get's.
Video | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 5min
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Mickey and all his friends hold their own Christmas party at the House of Mouse, after being snowed in.
Albion: The Enchanted Stallion
[2016]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 46min
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A twelve-year-old girl is transported by a magical black stallion to the mystical world of ALBION, where she discovers that she alone is the key to saving an entire race of people.
TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 1h
David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten" lists and "Stupid Pet Tricks" (complete with slow-mo). Fans of the show will also remember Dave's use of unusual camera placements (Sky-Cam, Guest-Cam, etc.) and Dave's supporting cast (Paul Shaffer, Chris Elliott... see more
X-Play
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
Adam and Morgan review the latest video games.
The Magic Christian
[1969]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 32min
Directed by:
Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.
The Last Leg
[2012]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 45min
Directed by:
Irreverent, live talk show rounding up the topical week. Regular items include comedic strand "Is it okay?".
Casper & Mandrilaftalen
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 58min
Cult-favorite surreal talk-show hosted by Casper Christensen. A mixture of sketch comedy, talent shows, spoofs, commercials, and action-packed drama featuring numerous bizarre and passionate characters.
Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 23min
Directed by:
A squirrel plots to pull off a major heist at a giant nut factory.
Not the Nine O'Clock News
[1979]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 25min
Directed by:
British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith.
The Two Ronnies
[1971]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy
Directed by:
Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but occasionally only the one. Barker was excellent at fast talking and complicated dialog. Each week Corbett would tell a short joke and in doing so he'd digress and tell a dozen or more unrelated jokes on his way to the... see more
Bullseye!
[1990]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Sir Roger Moore and Sir Michael Caine play dual roles in this off-beat and highly silly caper, a pair of small time conmen, and a partnership of nuclear physicists. As conmen, they use their uncanny resemblance to the high-living scientists to con their way to the scientists' safe deposit boxes, but in doing so, become entangled in a shady world of spies and international intrigue.
Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation
[2009]
 
My rating
TV Series | Game-Show
Created by:
A game show where generation Baby Boomers, X and Y compete against each other to see who is the best. Each week the teams are headed by Amanda Keller, Charlie Pickering and Josh Thomas along with a guest each. They are then given questions about things that have happened over the past few decades.
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
Craig Kilborn interviews Celebrity guests, with sketch-comedy thrown in.
L'entente cordiale
[2006]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Skavlan
[2009]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 58min
Fredrik Skavlan interviews some of the world's biggest thinkers, politicians, scientists and stars.
Complete Guide to Guys
[2005]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 23min
Directed by:
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Dave Barry's novel attempts to follow the stereotypes of male behavoir from the stone ages to modern times.
The One Show
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Series | News | 30min
A live magazine programme featuring topical stories and big name studio guests.
The Goodies
[1970]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do whatsoever it pleased, with a cartoon-like surrealism and a heavy reliance on slapstick. Ran for ten years on BBC TV before removing for one final series to the commercial channel London Weekend Television.
Ripping Yarns
[1976]
 
My rating
TV Series | Adventure, Comedy | 30min
Directed by:
Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn.
Privates on Parade
[1983]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 1h 47min
Directed by:
The members of SADUSEA (Song And Dance Unit South East Asia) fall in and out of love while trying to dodge Malayan Communist bullets in the late 1940s. Not only that, they have to contend with a loony, bible bashing Major who creates far more danger than any of the jungle inhabitants. Only gay captain Dennis Quilley seems capable of coping with him but even he isn't aware of the cowardly Michael Elphick... see more
Dennis Miller Live
[1994]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
A weekly talk/comedy show hosted by Dennis Miller. Each show starts off with a topical monologue typical of evening talk shows. After this, Dennis goes into "The Rant" in which he talks about some subject that bothers him, starting calmly but gradually building into a frothing, expletive-laden fenzy, then ending with "that's just my opinion, I could be wrong." He chats with a guest for a few minutes... see more
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Music | 1h 31min
Directed by:
The film of an on-stage charity benefit for Amnesty International. The show includes comedy skits by the members of Monty Python, as well as noted comedians Peter Cook, Rowan Atkinson, and others. The show also includes musical numbers by Eric Clapton, Sting, Donovan and Bob Geldof.
Robins
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
A comic talk show with celebrity guests and odd sketches.
The Secret Life of Brian
[2007]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 48min
Directed by:
A documentary about the making of the controversial Life of Brian (1979) and the surrounding accusations of blasphemy.
The Last Impresario
[2013]
 
My rating
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 32min
Directed by:
The most famous person you have never heard of
Parkinson
[1971]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 50min
Journalist Michael Parkinson interviews a broad range of the most famous people in the world.
Movie | Comedy | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the Tory ranks.
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
[1968]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
Directed by:
Harriet Blossom, the lonely wife of a workaholic brassiere manufacturer, breaks her sewing machine and ends up in bed with the repairman, a mechanic from one of her husband's factories. The man, Ambrose, is supposed to leave during the night but Harriet finds him the next day still hiding in the attic. Harriet lets her new lover stay in the attic for years, managing to keep it all secret from her husband... see more
TFI Friday
[1996]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 1h 14min
Comedy, guest interviews and live bands in the studio, from a bar in London's riverside studios.
The Secret Policeman's Ball
[1979]
 
My rating
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 34min
Directed by:
A series of benefit concerts to raise money for Amnesty International. Performances include comedy skits and musical numbers by a varied cast of mostly British performers. Featuring several Monty Python members, Rowan Atkinson, and Peter Cook.
TV Series | Talk-Show
Mickey Mouse Works
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Short | 30min
This is comprised of new animated shorts featuring the classic Disney characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Donald Duck, and Goofy. A great effort is made to capture the classic Disney look and feel, using basic colors and the original sound effects.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 27min
Directed by:
A documentary celebrating the 30th anniversary of Doctor Who (1963), featuring new interviews, rare archive footage and recently discovered material.
Sen kväll med Luuk
[1996]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Directed by:
With nothing but a dream, a sketch-master genius as a sidekick (Felix Herngren) and a thick mustache. Kristian Luuk would capture the hearts and laughter's of an entire nation (Sweden) with his weekly late night entertainment show.
Just for Laughs
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Directed by:
This show features stand-up comedy at it's best.
The Taming of the Shrew
[1980]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Comedy, Romance | 2h 7min
Directed by:
The swaggering Petruchio agrees to marry the spitting hellcat, Katherine.
Documentary | Action, Animation, Documentary | 47min
Directed by:
While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.
Interlude
[1968]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 53min
Directed by:
A famous conductor gives an interview to a pretty young reporter. He speaks a bit too frankly and finds he's given himself an unwanted sabbatical from conducting. He begins an affair with the young reporter during his interlude and the accumulation of differences in their ages and background begins to mount up.
Kiss Me Kate
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A situation comedy portraying the frenetic everyday life of a woman counselor.
Inside 'Die Another Day'
[2003]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 1h 16min
Whoops Apocalypse
[1982]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A light-hearted look at the final week before doomsday. American President Johnny Cyclops is trying to run a re-election campaign while dealing with the Russians, a deposed Shah needing to be hidden, and a new weapon called a 'quark' bomb. Meanwhile, Lacrobat, the infamous terrorist, has stolen one of the quark bombs and is trying to get it into the Middle East. Stopping Lacrobat, getting the Shah... see more
Pleasure at Her Majesty's
[1976]
 
My rating
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 25min
Directed by:
In the Wild
[1992]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary | 54min
Actress Julia Roberts turns naturalist to discover the endangered great ape of Asia, the Orang-utan, as she goes on an expedition with conservationists and ventures deep into the jungles of Borneo.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 15min
Documentary about the making of the 1999 installment in the James Bond series, The World is Not Enough.
The Midnight Special
[1972]
 
My rating
TV Series | Music | 1h 30min
Late night rock and pop music performances are featured.
The Best House in London
[1969]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 37min
Directed by:
In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.
Wogan
[1982]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 35min
Long-running talk show featuring relaxed and informal chat with celebrity guests.
Arena
[1975]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
Created by:
Wide-ranging arts programme.
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films
[2006]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 3h
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary, Family | 52min
Directed by:
Documentary about the work of puppeteer Jim Henson and his team in creating The Muppet Show.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Music | 1h 36min
Directed by:
Lorraine
[2001]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 56min
Early morning chat show presented by Lorraine Kelly, with celebrity interviews, cooking tips, fashion features and musical guests.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h 50min
Directed by:
In this unique film, Dennis Hopper sends Hermann Vaske on a mission around the world to find out about the crossover between creative disciplines, and how this is changing the creative and commercial arts.
The South Bank Show
[1978]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary | 53min
Long-running arts series.
Omnibus
[1967]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary, Music
Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.
The Statue
[1971]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 24min
Directed by:
Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S. to commission a statue for a London square to honor Bolt's achievement. Bolt's Italian wife, a renowned artist, sculpts an 18-foot nude of Bolt. In a pique, because he's neglected her for years to do his work,... see more
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 32min
Directed by:
Na plovárne
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 23min
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 13min
Directed by:
A tribute to the leading men of British television situation comedies, including: John Cleese, Andrew Sachs, Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Lenny Henry, Frank Thornton, Ardal O'Hanlon, John Inman, Geoffrey Hughes, Clive Swift, Richard Briers, and Geoffrey Palmer.
Video | Animation, Family | 47min
Directed by:
Mickey travels a bit. Goofy joins him.
The Love Ban
[1973]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
Directed by:
When Newman decides she doesn't want to be burdened with children, she decides to take the pill--which, as we all know from those ubiquitous posters of the 1960s, was a "No No" so far as the Pope was concerned.
The Bond Cocktail
[1999]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 25min
Directed by:
Promotional documentary television special filmed on the set of _World Is Not Enough, The (1999)_.
Canada A.M.
[1972]
 
My rating
TV Series | News | 2h 30min
Directed by:
Good Morning Britain
[1983]
 
My rating
TV Series | News | 3h 25min
Directed by:
Breakfast news and magazine programme.
Just for Laughs
[2009]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 45min
Gags and prank to normal people 'just for laughs'.
Best Ever Bond
[2002]
 
My rating
Documentary | Action, Adventure, Documentary | 1h 26min
Directed by:
Roger Moore presents the ten best sequences ever to have appeared in the James Bond series, and cast members recall their favourite moments.
TV Special | Comedy | 6h 40min
Life of Python
[1990]
 
My rating
Documentary | Biography, Comedy, Documentary | 57min
Directed by:
This documentary tells the history of the Python group, allowing a few glimpses at the works of its predecessors (At Last the 1948 Show, Do Not Adjust Your Sets etc.) and various interviews with the group's members and other associated artists.
Documentary | Documentary
TV Special | Comedy | 8h 5min
Premiere Bond: Die Another Day
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
This TV special covers the London premiere of the 20th James Bond movie, Die Another Day, and the 40th anniversary Bond celebration that coincided with it.
James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 25min
Directed by:
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Penn & Teller perform some of the routines they have used on American tours and specials for a British studio audience. A well-known, usually British, guest helps out. There are some forays outside the studio as well.
Comedy Connections
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary | 40min