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1. Mississippi Burning (1988)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
2. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
3. St. Trinian's (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
In order to save their bankrupt school, a group of troublesome girls stage a robbery with a group of geniuses on their tails.
Writers: Piers Ashworth, Jamie Minoprio, Nick Moorcroft, Ronald Searle, Jonathan M. Stern | Directors: Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson | Stars: Talulah Riley, Rupert Everett, Gemma Arterton, Jodie Whittaker
5. Hellraiser (1987)
R | 94 min | Horror
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.
6. Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Musical
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
7. Angel Heart (1987)
X | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
8. Midnight Express (1978)
R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
10. The Commitments (1991)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the "World's Hardest Working Band," The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland.
11. Evita (1996)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
12. Angela's Ashes (1999)
R | 145 min | Drama
Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ... See full summary »
14. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A large Halloween mask-making company has plans to kill millions of American children with something sinister hidden in Halloween masks.
15. Birdy (1984)
R | 120 min | Drama, War
After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.
16. Side by Side (2012)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.
17. The Road to Wellville (1994)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early 20th century, run by the eccentric Dr. Kellogg.
18. Shoot the Moon (1982)
R | 124 min | Drama
A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for ... See full summary »
20. Come See the Paradise (1990)
R | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance
Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in ... See full summary »
22. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.
23. S.W.A.L.K. (1971)
G | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future but as soon as possible. The story is told from the children's point of view.
27. Wanda Whips Wall Street (1981)
X | 82 min | Adult, Comedy, Drama
Wanda overtakes the ailing Tyler Industries, and climbs to the very top of the corporate ladder using her seductive ways toward men.
30. Xposé (2007– )
30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show
A daily look at celebrity life in Ireland, Hollywood and beyond - covering all the big home events including the top awards ceremonies, film premieres, rock and pop concerts, fashion shows ... See full summary »
32. The 51st Annual Academy Awards (1979 TV Special)
Writers: Michael Barrie, Johnny Carson, Hal Goodman, Larry Klein, Buz Kohan, Jim Mulholland, Tony Thomas, Rod Warren | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Néstor Almendros, Lauren Bacall, Warren Beatty
35. The Man Who Married Himself (2010)
13 min | Short, Comedy
Oliver has a mid-life crisis, and decides to get married - to himself. This is the story of his relationship, and how he discovers some truths about life and love on the way.
39. The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003 TV Movie)
270 min | Documentary, Music
A countdown of the "100 greatest musicals" of stage and screen, as voted by the UK public through Channel 4's website and readers of The Mail newspaper. Each entry is represented by clips ... See full summary »
40. Kelly (1989– )
60 min | Music, Talk-Show
90 minute chat show hosted by Gerry Kelly who has interviewed hundreds of the biggest names in showbusiness, film and television, music, sport and politics, as well as giving many local ... See full summary »
42. The Commitments: Looking Back (2004 Video)
47 min | Documentary
The band gets back together years later for a one time reunion put on by the one man who train to keep it all together and not let the stardom get to his head the manager one by one he ... See full summary »
43. Boot Polish (2007)
15 min | Short, Drama
A shoeshine boy on the dusty streets of Lahore dreams of rescuing a beautiful courtesan. Boot Polish is a film about dreams... See full synopsis »
46. No Hard Feelings (1976 TV Movie)
55 min | Drama
A couple falls in love during the most intensive period of the German bombing of London in World War II. A companion piece to Parker's previous film The Evacuees (1975).
50. Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film (2014)
The life story of the film director, movie star and industry figure who furthered the cause of cinema: Lord Richard Attenborough.