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1. Deliverance (1972)

R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

Writer: James Dickey | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox

Votes: 71,043

2. Excalibur (1981)

R | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the round table of Camelot even as forces conspire to tear it apart

Writers: Thomas Malory, Rospo Pallenberg, John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 43,044

3. Zardoz (1974)

R | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton

Votes: 13,258

4. Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

R | 118 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.7
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A girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her. Meanwhile, a priest investigates the death of the girl's exorcist.

Writer: William Goodhart | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Richard Burton, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow

Votes: 14,886

5. Queen and Country (2014)

114 min | Drama

6.6
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68 Metascore

In this sequel to Hope and Glory (1987), Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.

Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Callum Turner, Caleb Landry Jones, Pat Shortt, David Thewlis

Votes: 317

6. Boogie Woogie (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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A comedy of manners set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene.

Writer: Danny Moynihan | Director: Duncan Ward | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston

Votes: 2,725

7. The Tailor of Panama (2001)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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66 Metascore

A tailor living in Panama reluctantly becomes a spy for a British agent.

Writers: John le Carré, Andrew Davies, John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis, Leonor Varela

Votes: 22,359

8. Point Blank (1967)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.

Writers: Alexander Jacobs, David Newhouse, Rafe Newhouse, Donald E. Westlake | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn, Carroll O'Connor

Votes: 12,342

9. Hope and Glory (1987)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A semiautobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was more... See full summary »

Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Geraldine Muir

Votes: 9,075

10. The Emerald Forest (1985)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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After the son of engineer Bill Markham is abducted by an aboriginal tribe on the edge of the rain forest, the engineer spends the next 10 years searching for him.

Writer: Rospo Pallenberg | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau, William Rodriguez

Votes: 6,742

11. Long Way Round (2004 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Adventure

9.1
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »

Creators: David Alexanian, Charley Boorman, Russ Malkin, Ewan McGregor | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian, Russ Malkin

Votes: 6,136

12. The General (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team.

Writers: John Boorman, Paul Williams | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Votes: 6,262

13. Beyond Rangoon (1995)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »

Writers: Alex Lasker, Bill Rubenstein | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Patricia Arquette, U Aung Ko, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray

Votes: 3,973

14. Hell in the Pacific (1968)

G | 103 min | Drama, War

7.4
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During World War II, an American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain are deserted on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must cease their hostility and cooperate if they want to survive, but will they?

Writers: Alexander Jacobs, Eric Bercovici, Reuben Bercovitch | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 5,417

15. In My Country (2004)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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44 Metascore

Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist. His editor provocatively sends him to South Africa to cover the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, in which the perpetrators ... See full summary »

Writers: Antjie Krog, Ann Peacock | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Samuel L. Jackson, Brendan Gleeson, Menzi Ngubane

Votes: 2,110

17. Where the Heart Is (1990)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Stewart McBain (Coleman) is a real-estate mogul who spends his living blowing up old buildings to make room to erect new buildings. All goes as planned for a new subdivision, until a group ... See full summary »

Writers: John Boorman, Telsche Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Uma Thurman, Joanna Cassidy, Crispin Glover

Votes: 1,215

18. The Tiger's Tail (2006)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself.

Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall, Ciarán Hinds, Sinéad Cusack

Votes: 1,032

19. Angel (1982)

R | 92 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Veronica Quilligan, Stephen Rea, Alan Devlin, Peter Caffrey

Votes: 505

20. Film 2015 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.6
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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Barry Norman

Votes: 362

21. Piers Morgan's Life Stories (2009– )

60 min | Talk-Show

3.9
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In-depth hour-long interviews devoted to just one guest and filmed in front of an audience, with video contributions from friends and family.

Stars: Piers Morgan, Ronnie Corbett, Bruce Forsyth, Joan Collins

Votes: 85

22. Leo the Last (1970)

R | 104 min | Drama, Comedy

6.3
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Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's ... See full summary »

Writers: John Boorman, William Stair, George Tabori | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Billie Whitelaw, Calvin Lockhart, Glenna Forster-Jones

Votes: 371

23. Nemo (1984)

97 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.7
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A young boy imagines being in a tale he's about to hear. In this magical world he encounters many famous characters from other tales, aliens and other beings and, of course, a beautiful princess.

Writers: Arnaud Sélignac, Jean-Pierre Esquenazi, Telsche Boorman | Director: Arnaud Sélignac | Stars: Seth Kibel, Jason Connery, Mathilda May, Nipsey Russell

Votes: 162

24. Timeshift (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Series looking at changes in British society employing BBC archive footage.

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

Votes: 15

25. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

Votes: 113

26. Blood and Concrete (1991)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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A car thief and a punk rocker fall in love as they become embroiled in deaths attributed to an aphrodisiac.

Writers: Richard LaBrie, Jeffrey Reiner | Director: Jeffrey Reiner | Stars: Billy Zane, Jennifer Beals, Darren McGavin, James Le Gros

Votes: 414

27. 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: 79

28. Broken Dream

Fantasy | Announced

A love story set in a futuristic world.

Writers: John Boorman, Neil Jordan | Director: John Boorman | Stars: John Hurt, Caleb Landry Jones

29. Having a Wild Weekend (1965)

91 min | Comedy, Music

6.1
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Dinah is a model whose face appears in an ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising executives use their ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Nichols | Director: John Boorman | Stars: The Dave Clark Five, Barbara Ferris, David Lodge, Robin Bailey

Votes: 353

30. Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.9
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81 Metascore

The love story between British writer, Christopher Isherwood (whose book 'The Berlin Stories' inspired the musical and film Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, American portrait artist.

Directors: Tina Mascara, Guido Santi | Stars: W.H. Auden, Don Bachardy, Ted Bachardy, James Berg

Votes: 555

31. The 100 Greatest War Films (2005 TV Movie)

385 min | Documentary

5.4
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The 100 Greatest War Films of all time, as voted for by the public of the UK.

Director: Mark Murray | Stars: Sean Pertwee, David Aaronovitch, Ken Annakin, Jean-Jacques Annaud

Votes: 93

32. Two Nudes Bathing (1995)

35 min | Short

7.7
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Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: John Hurt, Charley Boorman, Angeline Ball, Jocelyne West

Votes: 72

33. Charley Boorman: Ireland to Sydney by Any Means (2008– )

Documentary

7.9
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Stars: Charley Boorman, Russ Malkin, Paul Mungeam, Lucy Trujillo

Votes: 270

34. Behind the Sword in the Stone (2015)

Documentary | Completed

A documentary about the making of John Boorman's epic film 'Excalibur'.

Directors: Alec Moore, Mark Wright | Stars: Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Nigel Terry, Patrick Stewart

35. The Hard Way (1979 TV Movie)

89 min | Thriller

6.4
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A professional assassin is coerced into taking on one last job.

Writers: Kevin Grogan, Richard Ryan | Director: Michael Dryhurst | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Lee Van Cleef, Edna O'Brien, Donal McCann

Votes: 164

36. Picture Windows (1994– )

95 min

6.8
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Famous paintings come to life to tell a story by renowned authors, directed by world class directors.

Creators: Scott J.T. Frank, Daniel Halperin | Stars: George Segal, Michael Lerner, Sally Kirkland, Tamara Gorski

Votes: 34

37. Little Red Riding Hood (I) (2009 Video)

15 min | Short, Action, Adventure

5.5
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A satirized version of the iconic fairy tale retold with more than a few "twists". Little Red Riding Hood is sent out on an errand by her domineering mother to bring her ailing Grandmother ... See full summary »

Writer: J.L. Carrozza | Director: J.L. Carrozza | Stars: Charli Henley, David Luce, Jonathan Daire, Neil Cicierega

Votes: 32

38. British Film Forever (2007 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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Stars: Jessica Hynes, Timothy Spall, Nick Moran, Ronald Neame

Votes: 42

39. The 100 Greatest Films (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

4.4
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A countdown of the 100 greatest films, as voted by the British public via the Channel 4 website.

Directors: Matthew Cole, Simon Toyne | Stars: Graham Norton, Alessandro Alessandroni, Richard Attenborough, John Badham

Votes: 7

40. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

7.8
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Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Lionel Jeffries, Richard Fleischer

Votes: 15

41. Whaledreamers (2006)

90 min | Documentary, History

6.7
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Whaledreamers is the heartfelt story of the return of an aboriginal whale dreaming tribe from the edge of extinction and the equally, long journey of the whales, not only to survive the ... See full summary »

Writer: Kim Kindersley | Director: Kim Kindersley | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Terence Unity Freitas, John Hurt, Kim Kindersley

Votes: 97

42. What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael (2015)

100 min | Documentary | Filming

Pauline Kael was likely the most powerful, and divisive, movie critic of the 20th century. Her love of movies was revealed in her ruthless pursuit of what made a movie or an actor's ... See full summary »

Writer: Rob Garver | Director: Rob Garver | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Francis Ford Coppola, John Boorman, Paul Schrader

43. The 60th Annual Academy Awards (1988 TV Special)

4.6
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Chevy Chase, Norma Aleandro, Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo

Votes: 174

44. The Rock (1967)

9 min | Short

6.6
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In this promotional short for the MGM feature Point Blank (1967), the "rock" of the title is Alcatraz Island, which housed a US federal prison that closed in 1963. Alcatraz is one of the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Boorman, Angie Dickinson, John Giles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 47

45. Dreamers (2012)

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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Creation was always imagined as a mysterious process. Following these filmmakers, brings to light their passion, their imagination and their magical process.

Director: Noelle Deschamps | Stars: Guillermo Arriaga, Jacques Audiard, John Boorman, Akiva Goldsman

Votes: 26

46. Long Shot (1978)

85 min | Drama

5.2
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Writers: Maurice Hatton, Eoin McCann | Director: Maurice Hatton | Stars: Charles Gormley, Neville Smith, Ann Zelda, David Stone

Votes: 29

47. Àngel Casas Show (1984–1988)

Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stars: Àngel Casas, Josep Maria Bardagí, Dyango, Núria Feliu

Votes: 7

48. Me and Me Dad (2012)

67 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.0
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An intimate portrait about the iconic filmmaker John Boorman directed by his daughter Katrine. The story is told through the relationship of father and daughter, it is a journey about film ... See full summary »

Director: Katrine Boorman | Stars: John Boorman, Katrine Boorman, Charley Boorman, Daisy Boorman

Votes: 35

49. The Last Resort (1987– )

Talk-Show

6.7
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Groundbreaking and influential British talk show which made a star of its host Jonathan Ross' and provided an alternative to the more mainstream shows such as Wogan (1982) and Aspel & Company (1984).

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Kathy Burke, Ken Russell, Tom Jones

Votes: 14

50. I Dreamt I Woke Up (1991)

44 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: John Boorman, John Hurt, Charley Boorman, Janet McTeer

Votes: 39