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1. A Little Bit Zombie (2012)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Infected by a virus, a mild mannered HR manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains, all while trying to keep it together so as not to incur the wrath of his bridezilla-to-be.
2. Crossroad (2012)
PG-13 | Drama
Fueled by revenge, Michael sets up a meeting with Clef Robie, the man who murdered his wife and child 6 years ago. His plans of killing him come to a standstill when two gunmen rob the ... See full summary »
The South Bank Show (1978– )
David Lean and Robert Bolt
Examining one of the great screen-writing partnerships, Robert Bolt and David Lean. This film follows there completion of an adaptation of Joseph Conrad's Nostromo.
The South Bank Show (1978– )
David Lean: A Life in Film
Steven Spielberg, Alec Guinness and Omar Sharif appear in this tribute to the great British filmmaker, David Lean. Clips from many of his films, such as "Brief Encounter," "Hobson's Choice,... See full summary »
9. A Passage to India (1984)
PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
10. Lost and Found: The Story of Cook's Anchor (1979 TV Short)
40 min | Short
Filmmaker David Lean is scouting locations in Tahiti for a feature film about the famous mutiny on the HMS Bounty. His property master, Eddie Fowlie, discovers the whereabouts of an anchor ... See full summary »
15. Ryan's Daughter (1970)
R | 206 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.
Film Night (1970–1976)
We're the Last of the Travelling Circuses
20 min | Talk-Show
This BBC Film Night documentary on the making of Ryan's Daughter takes us behind the scenes and talks to some of the cast of the epic film.
21. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
23. Zhivago: Behind the Camera with David Lean (1966)
10 min | Short, Documentary
In this promotional short for the feature film Doctor Zhivago (1965), director 'David Lean' explains why he chose the performers for the leading roles in the movie.
24. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
25. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
G | 225 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of Jesus Christ.
Writers: Fulton Oursler, Henry Denker, James Lee Barrett, George Stevens | Directors: George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston, Michael Anderson Jr.
26. Pasternak (1965)
9 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
This short film, a mini-biography of of writer and Nobelist Boris Pasternakserves as something of a promotional film for the upcoming film version of his novel Doctor Zhivago (1965). ... See full summary »
28. Moscow in Madrid (1965)
4 min | Documentary, Short
When David Lean made his film Doctor Zhivago (1965), he realized that it would be impossible to do location shooting in Moscow. Instead, he found a location on the plains outside Madrid, ... See full summary »
31. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East.
35. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
38. Hobson's Choice (1954)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Henry Hobson runs a successful bootmaker's shop in nineteenth-century Salford. A widower with a weakness for the pub opposite, he tries forcefully to run the lives of his three unruly ... See full summary »
40. Madeleine (1950)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama
The middle-class family of a young woman cannot understand why she delays in marrying a respectable young man. They know nothing about her long-standing affair with a Frenchman.
41. The Passionate Friends (1949)
95 min | Drama
The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.
42. Oliver Twist (1948)
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket ... See full summary »
43. Great Expectations (1946)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
45. Blithe Spirit (1945)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Adapted from a play by Noel Coward, Charles and his second wife Ruth, are haunted by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
46. This Happy Breed (1944)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Noel Coward's attempt to show how the ordinary people lived between the wars. Just after WWI the Gibbons family moves to a nice house in the suburbs. An ordinary sort of life is led by the ... See full summary »
47. In Which We Serve (1942)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War
This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.
48. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
82 min | Action, Drama, War
When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
49. 49th Parallel (1941)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller
A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.
50. Major Barbara (1941)
Approved | 121 min | Comedy
A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.