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1. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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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

Votes: 106,210

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

Votes: 85,377

3. Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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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

Votes: 51,977

4. 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

Votes: 63,288

5. St. Trinian's (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

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

Votes: 17,704

6. Angel Heart (1987)

X | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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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

Votes: 60,991

7. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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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

Votes: 73,126

8. Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Drama, Musical

8.0
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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

Votes: 57,901

9. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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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

Votes: 15,921

10. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

7.3
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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

Votes: 16,629

11. The Commitments (1991)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.

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

Votes: 24,452

12. Evita (1996)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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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

Votes: 28,667

13. Bugsy Malone (1976)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.8
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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

Votes: 12,103

14. Birdy (1984)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.3
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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

Votes: 17,011

15. The Road to Wellville (1994)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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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

Votes: 9,626

16. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.7
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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

Votes: 10,880

17. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Acclaimed interviewer and broadcast journalist, Charlie Rose, engages the world's newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and discussions.

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

Votes: 556

18. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 102

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

G | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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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

Votes: 1,860

20. 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

Votes: 1,913

21. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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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

Votes: 2,048

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

Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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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, Stanley Kubrick, Barbara Kroner

Votes: 8,133

23. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

Votes: 363

24. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

7.1
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Long-running arts series.

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

Votes: 83

25. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

Votes: 121

26. Xposé (2007– )

30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show

3.6
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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

Votes: 135

27. Timeshift (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

7.1
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Series looking at changes in British society, employing archive footage from the BBC and other sources.

Stars: Veronika Hyks, Tamsin Greig, Andrew Martin, Andrew Collins

Votes: 19

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

26 min | Biography

6.2
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Looks at Hollywood's best or luckiest directors.

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

Votes: 58

29. The Directors (1997– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Rod Steiger

Votes: 142

30. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn

Votes: 107

31. After They Were Famous (1999– )

Documentary

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Stars: Matthew Kelly, Mark Lester, Heather Ripley, Jean-Jacques Burnel

Votes: 29

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

301 min | Documentary

6.8
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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

Votes: 80

34. 36 Steps (2006)

98 min | Horror

4.7
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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

Votes: 240

35. The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003 TV Movie)

270 min | Documentary, Music

4.8
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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

Votes: 120

36. Newsnight (1980– )

45 min | News

6.7
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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

Votes: 89

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

Votes: 53

38. I Love 1980's (2001– )

Documentary

6.4
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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

Votes: 44

39. 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

Votes: 60

40. The Commitments: Looking Back (2004 Video)

47 min | Documentary

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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 »

Director: Marc Ostrick | Stars: Michael Aherne, Robert Arkins, Dick Clement, Roddy Doyle

Votes: 14

41. Film Night (1970–1976)

Family

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

Votes: 19

42. Sen kväll med Luuk (1996–2004)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Kristian Luuk, Felix Herngren, Mauro Scocco, Alexandra Dahlström

Votes: 180

43. Showbiz Today (1984–2002)

News

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

Votes: 50

44. 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

Votes: 17

45. The Media Show (1987–1991)

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

Votes: 9

46. Movie Connections (2007–2009)

40 min | Documentary

6.7
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Series looking at the history of favourite films.

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

Votes: 14

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

26 min | Documentary

6.8
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Writer: Tim Shackleton | Director: Barry Chattington | Stars: David Healy, Roger Waters, Alan Parker, Gerald Scarfe

Votes: 6

48. No Hard Feelings (1976 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

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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).

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Joe Gladwin, Kate Williams, Anthony Allen, Mary Larkin

Votes: 5

49. Bravo Profiles (1994– )

Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Bravo network TV series that profiles creative artists in many fields.

Stars: Tony Roberts, Michael Musto, Anthony Hopkins, Brad Pitt

Votes: 15

50. 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

Votes: 15