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1. A Little Bit Zombie (2012)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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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.

Writers: Trevor Martin, Christopher Bond | Director: Casey Walker | Stars: Kristopher Turner, Crystal Lowe, Shawn Roberts, Kristen Hager

2. Crossroad (2012)

PG-13 | Drama

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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 »

Writer: Shervin Youssefian | Director: Shervin Youssefian | Stars: Philip Bulcock, Kim Estes, Sean Galuszka, Amy Weber

3. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to David Lean (1990 TV Special)

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Stars: Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Anjelica Huston, David Lean

4. The South Bank Show (1978– )
Episode: David Lean and Robert Bolt (1990)

Documentary

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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.

Directors: Paul Hudson, David Thomas | Stars: Robert Bolt, Melvyn Bragg, David Lean, Sarah Miles

5. Film 2014 (1971– )
Episode: Episode dated 29 March 1988 (1988)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Barry Norman, David Lean

6. The 57th Annual Academy Awards (1985 TV Special)

160 min | Documentary

5.6
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Writer: Larry Gelbart | Directors: Marty Pasetta, Harrison Engle | Stars: Jack Lemmon, F. Murray Abraham, Debbie Allen, Gene Allen

7. The Golden Gong (1985 TV Movie)

76 min | Documentary

5.9
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Writer: Tom Gutteridge | Director: Tom Gutteridge | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Dirk Bogarde, Betty E. Box, Albert R. Broccoli

8. The South Bank Show (1978– )
Episode: David Lean: A Life in Film (1985)

Documentary

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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 »

Director: Nigel Wattis | Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Victor Banerjee, John Box, Eddie Fowlie

9. A Passage to India (1984)

PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.4
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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.

Writers: E.M. Forster, Santha Rama Rau, David Lean | Director: David Lean | Stars: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox

10. Lost and Found: The Story of Cook's Anchor (1979 TV Short)

40 min | Short

7.4
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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 »

Writers: Robert Bolt, David Lean, Wayne Tourell | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Bolt, Eddie Fowlie, David Lean

11. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

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Long-running arts series.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Lenny Henry

12. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Barry Norman

13. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: David Lean (1971)

Documentary, Biography

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Star: David Lean

14. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
Episode: David Lean and John Mills (1971)

Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Bobby Rosengarden, Dick Cavett, David Lean, John Mills

15. Ryan's Daughter (1970)

R | 206 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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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.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Christopher Jones

16. The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Hal Kanter, Mary Loos, Frank Pierson | Directors: Jack Haley Jr., Richard Dunlap | Stars: Fred Astaire, Burt Bacharach, Candice Bergen, Ingmar Bergman

17. Film Night (1970–1976)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Sheridan Morley, Philip Jenkinson, Tony Bilbow, Frankie Howerd

18. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)
Episode: Episode #3.45 (1970)

Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Jean Kerr, David Lean

19. Film Night (1970–1976)
Episode: We're the Last of the Travelling Circuses (1970)

20 min | Talk-Show

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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.

Director: Barry Brown | Stars: David Lean, Sarah Miles, John Mills, Robert Mitchum

20. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

21. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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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 »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Truman Capote

22. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn, Stephen Fry

23. Zhivago: Behind the Camera with David Lean (1966)

10 min | Short, Documentary

6.5
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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.

Stars: David Lean, Robert Bolt, Omar Sharif, Geraldine Chaplin

24. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War

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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.

Writers: Boris Pasternak, Robert Bolt | Director: David Lean | Stars: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

25. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

G | 225 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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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. David Lean's Film of Doctor Zhivago (1965)

7 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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After a short biography of author Boris Pasternak, we get a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Doctor Zhivago (1965).

Stars: David Lean, Robert Bolt, Geraldine Chaplin

27. Pasternak (1965)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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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 »

Stars: David Lean, Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Geraldine Chaplin

28. Moscow in Madrid (1965)

4 min | Documentary, Short

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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 »

Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay, David Lean

29. The 35th Annual Academy Awards (1963 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Mary Badham, Ed Begley, Victor Buono

30. The 20th Annual Golden Globes Awards (1963 TV Movie)

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Stars: Edie Adams, June Allyson, Red Buttons, Corinne Calvet

31. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East.

Writers: T.E. Lawrence, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson | Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

33. The 30th Annual Academy Awards (1958 TV Special)

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Director: Alan Handley | Stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson, Fred Astaire, Ann Blyth

34. The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant (1958)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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A behind-the-scenes look at the building of the bridge in the film The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and the preparations for its destruction.

Stars: William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sam Spiegel, David Lean

35. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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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.

Writers: Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson | Director: David Lean | Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

36. Korda Interviews (1956 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Alan Sleath | Stars: Robert Donat, David Lean, Vivien Leigh, Muir Mathieson

37. Summertime (1955)

Not Rated | 100 min | Romance, Drama

7.6
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A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy.

Writers: Arthur Laurents, H.E. Bates, David Lean | Director: David Lean | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda, Darren McGavin

38. Hobson's Choice (1954)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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 »

Writers: Harold Brighouse, David Lean, Norman Spencer, Wynyard Browne | Director: David Lean | Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson

39. The Sound Barrier (1952)

109 min | Drama, Romance, War

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Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd, Nigel Patrick, John Justin

40. Madeleine (1950)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama

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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.

Writers: Nicholas Phipps, Stanley Haynes | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks

41. The Passionate Friends (1949)

95 min | Drama

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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.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Eric Ambler, David Lean, Stanley Haynes | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Trevor Howard, Claude Rains, Betty Ann Davies

42. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.8
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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 »

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lean, Stanley Haynes | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan

43. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Kay Walsh, Cecil McGivern | Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

44. Brief Encounter (1945)

Not Rated | 86 min | Romance, Drama

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Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey

45. Blithe Spirit (1945)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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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.

Writers: David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan | Director: David Lean | Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford

46. This Happy Breed (1944)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

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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 »

Writers: Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, Ronald Neame | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness, Alison Leggatt

47. In Which We Serve (1942)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War

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This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.

Writer: Noel Coward | Directors: Noel Coward, David Lean | Stars: Noel Coward, John Mills, Derek Elphinstone, Michael Wilding

48. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

82 min | Action, Drama, War

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When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.

Writers: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams, Bernard Miles

49. 49th Parallel (1941)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller

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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.

Writers: Emeric Pressburger, Rodney Ackland | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George, Eric Portman

50. Major Barbara (1941)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy

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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.

Writer: George Bernard Shaw | Directors: Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, David Lean | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton