Most Popular Titles With Peter Burgess

1. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
120 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (20 reviews)

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

2. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (10 reviews)

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan.

3. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
121 min | Biography, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Metascore: 79/100 (40 reviews)

The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

4. Finding Neverland (2004)
106 min | Biography, Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Metascore: 67/100 (38 reviews)

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

5. Sexy Beast (2000)
89 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 79/100 (30 reviews)

Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.

6. Alfie (2004)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 49/100 (35 reviews)

A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions.

7. Romper Stomper (1992)
94 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.

8. Videodrome (1983)
87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (6 reviews)

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

9. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

10. 24 Hour Party People (2002)
117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 85/100 (29 reviews)

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

11. Scanners (1981)
103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Metascore: 60/100 (8 reviews)

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

12. The Magic Christian (1969)
92 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.

13. Quigley Down Under (1990)
119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Montana by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.

14. Sea Patrol (2007– )
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Following a crew of an Australian Naval vessel HMAS Hammersley.

15. Avonlea (1990–1996)
60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

16. Rush (2008– )
Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
17. The Brood (1979)
92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.

18. Vera Drake (2004)
125 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 83/100 (40 reviews)

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

19. Code 46 (2003)
93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 57/100 (33 reviews)

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

20. I.Q. (1994)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.

21. Gallipoli (1981)
110 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (6 reviews)

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

22. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

23. Empire Falls (2005 TV Movie)
197 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

24. Communion (1989)
107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a ... See full summary »

25. Lightning Jack (1994)
98 min | Comedy, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how ... See full summary »

26. Free Jimmy (2006)
86 min | Animation, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.

27. Stander (2003)
111 min | Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (18 reviews)

The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.

28. Return to Snowy River (1988)
99 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life.

29. Stoned Bros (2009)
90 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Best mates Eddie and Charlie's spiritual journey goes off track and becomes a riotous trip through outback Australia.

30. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)
88 min | Comedy, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

While the audience watches a black and white horse opera, a narrator's voice wonders what such a movie would be like today. Rex O'Herlihan, The Singing Cowboy, finds himself in color and ... See full summary »

31. Rawhead Rex (1986)
89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, ... See full summary »

32. The Silver Brumby (1993)
93 min | Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A mother tells her daughter a fable about the prince of the brumbies, brumby being a term for the feral horses of Australia, who must find its place among its kind, while one man makes it his mission to capture it and tame it.

33. Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders (1990)
98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Space-faring hero and galactically-renowned stud Flesh Gordon is kidnapped by a group of space cheerleaders hoping to use him to save their planet. A being simply known as Evil Presence has... See full summary »

34. Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2001)
101 min | Comedy, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Hit-man Felix has quit his criminal activities and found employment minding a rich man's adult son. Meanwhile, Felix's old criminal gang have issued a hit on Felix.

35. Complicity (2000)
99 min | Thriller, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Cameron Colley is a young scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts ... See full summary »

36. Curtains (1983)
89 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.

37. Of Unknown Origin (1983)
88 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A man who recently completed rebuilding a townhouse becomes obsessed with a rat infestation until it becomes an interspecies duel.

38. The Devil's Playground (1976)
107 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
39. Howzat! Kerry Packer's War (2012 TV Mini-Series)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
40. Anzacs (1985 TV Mini-Series)
165 min | Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to ... See full summary »

41. Long Weekend (1978)
92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood.

42. Dangerous Touch (1994)
101 min | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

An erotic thriller about a promiscuous radio sex therapist who is dragged into blackmail by a young hustler.

43. Thirst (1979)
93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "... See full summary »

44. Hotel de Love (1996)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (11 reviews)

Twin brothers meet a childhood sweetheart at a tacky hotel and rediscover their love as they renew their competition for her affection.

45. Do Not Disturb (1999)
94 min | Action, Thriller, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Do Not Disturb tells the story of an American family in Amsterdam whose mute 10 year old daughter witnesses a murder. The murderers chase the child through nightly Amsterdam.

46. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.

47. Second Skin (2000)
95 min | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A man opens a small-town bookstore in order to escape his connections to a mobster, but is reluctantly drawn back to his dark past by a mysterious woman.

48. The Clown Murders (1976)
96 min | Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A killer targets trick-or-treaters on Halloween.

49. Sky Pirates (1986)
89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural ... See full summary »

50. Phar Lap (1983)
107 min | Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (6 reviews)

The true story of a Australian racehorse that becomes a champion with the help of a local stableboy.