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1. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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98 Metascore

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.

Writer: Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

2. The Life of David Gale (2003)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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31 Metascore

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Writer: Charles Randolph | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Cleo King

3. St. Trinian's (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy.

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

4. Angel Heart (1987)

X | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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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.

Writers: William Hjortsberg, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

5. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Horror

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An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Writer: Clive Barker | Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

6. Mississippi Burning (1988)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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65 Metascore

Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

Writer: Chris Gerolmo | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

7. Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Musical

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A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Writer: Roger Waters | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

8. Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Writers: Billy Hayes, William Hoffer, Oliver Stone | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

9. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Writer: Christopher Gore | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

10. The Commitments (1991)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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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.

Writers: Roddy Doyle, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle Kennedy

11. Bugsy Malone (1976)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

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The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all child cast.

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger, John Cassisi

12. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

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54 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Frank McCourt, Laura Jones, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

13. Evita (1996)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

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45 Metascore

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.

Writers: Tim Rice, Alan Parker, Oliver Stone | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

14. Birdy (1984)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

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After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.

Writers: William Wharton, Sandy Kroopf, Jack Behr | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

15. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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A large Halloween mask-making company has plans to kill millions of American children with something sinister hidden in Halloween masks.

Writer: Tommy Lee Wallace | Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie

16. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

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82 Metascore

The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.

Writer: Christopher Kenneally | Director: Christopher Kenneally | Stars: Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Dion Beebe

17. The Road to Wellville (1994)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

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A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early 20th century, run by the eccentric Dr. Kellogg.

Writers: T. Coraghessan Boyle, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack

18. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

19. Shoot the Moon (1982)

R | 124 min | Drama

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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 »

Writer: Bo Goldman | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller

20. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

21. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance

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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 »

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

22. I Really Hate My Job (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

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'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is ... See full summary »

Writer: Jennifer Higgie | Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Neve Campbell, Shirley Henderson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Anna Maxwell Martin

23. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2014)

26 min | Biography

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Creators: Mark Kaplan, Martin Saint Charles, David Freydt | Stars: Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrew Davis, George Lucas

24. S.W.A.L.K. (1971)

G | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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.

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Mark Lester, Tracy Hyde, Jack Wild, Colin Barrie

25. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

26. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)

Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography

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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.

Director: Jan Harlan | Stars: Katharina Kubrick, Malcolm McDowell, Tom Cruise, Ken Adam

27. Wanda Whips Wall Street (1981)

X | 82 min | Adult, Comedy, Drama

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Wanda overtakes the ailing Tyler Industries, and climbs to the very top of the corporate ladder using her seductive ways toward men.

Writer: Rick Marx | Director: Larry Revene | Stars: Veronica Hart, Leigh Wood, Jamie Gillis, Samantha Fox

28. 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

29. Xposé (2007– )

30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show

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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 »

Stars: Aisling O'Loughlin, Karen Koster, Lisa Cannon, Glenda Gilson

30. Timeshift (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

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Series looking at changes in British society employing BBC archive footage.

Stars: Tamsin Greig, Andrew Collins, Matthew Sweet, Peter York

31. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

32. Newsnight (1980– )

45 min | News

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Serious news reports, analysis and no-holds-barred interviews with leading politicians and public figures.

Stars: Kirsty Wark, Jeremy Paxman, Gavin Esler, Emily Maitlis

33. The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005 TV Movie)

301 min | Documentary

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The top 100 family films, as voted for by the viewers.

Directors: Mark Murray, Helen Spencer | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Robert Abele, Richard Adams, Thelma Adams

34. The Directors (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

36. 36 Steps (2006)

98 min | Horror

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Writers: Ramiro García Bogliano, Adrián García Bogliano, Honorio Galarza | Director: Adrián García Bogliano | Stars: Noelia Balbo, Ines Sbarra, Melisa Fernandez, Ariana Marchioni

37. The Man Who Married Himself (2010)

13 min | Short, Comedy

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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.

Writers: Charlie Fish, Garrick Hamm | Director: Garrick Hamm | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Warren Clarke, Emilia Fox, Celia Imrie

38. Kelly (1989– )

60 min | Music, Talk-Show

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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 »

Stars: Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Shane Filan, Mark Feehily

39. The British Film Industry: Elitist, Deluded or Dormant? (2014)

101 min | Documentary, History, News

A UK feature documentary examining the current state of the alleged British Film Industry.

Writers: Robin Dutta, Vinod Mahindru | Directors: Robin Dutta, Vinod Mahindru | Stars: Alan Parker, Aude Accary-Bonnery, Sam Bern, Stephen Frears

40. Showbiz Today (1984–2002)

News

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Stars: Kate Linder, Mel Brooks, Micky Dolenz, Leslie Nielsen

41. The Other Side of the Wall (1982 TV Movie)

26 min | Documentary

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Writer: Tim Shackleton | Director: Barry Chattington | Stars: David Healy, Roger Waters, Alan Parker, Gerald Scarfe

42. The Evacuees (1975 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, War

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The experiences of two young Jewish boys evacuated from Manchester to Blackpool during the Blitz.

Writer: Jack Rosenthal | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Margery Withers, Ian East, Gary Carp, Aubrey Edwards

43. The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003 TV Movie)

270 min | Documentary, Music

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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 »

Writers: Robin Ince, Stewart Williams | Stars: Denise Van Outen, Julie Andrews, Fred Astaire, Scott Baio

44. Living the Life (2011– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Two well-known but very different personalities ad-lib questions to one another, resulting in the unique situation of both being interviewer and interviewee.

Stars: Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Bill Wyman, David A. Stewart

45. Movie Connections (2007–2009)

40 min | Documentary

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Series looking at the history of favourite films.

Stars: Ashley Jensen, Bill Forsyth, Julie Walters, John Gordon Sinclair

46. Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film (2014)

Documentary

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The life story of the film director, movie star and industry figure who furthered the cause of cinema: Lord Richard Attenborough.

Writer: Sally Norris | Director: Sally Norris | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Michael Douglas, Julian Fellowes

47. I Love 1980's (2001– )

Documentary

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A nostalgic look at the pop culture and fads of the 1980s.

Stars: Michelle Gayle, Wayne Hemingway, Arabella Weir, Vas Blackwood

48. Film Night (1970–1976)

Talk-Show

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

49. The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money (1998 TV Movie)

170 min | Documentary

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Writer: Hermann Vaske | Director: Hermann Vaske | Stars: Jon Amiel, Rowan Atkinson, Sandra Bernhard, David Bowie

50. The Media Show (1987–1991)

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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson