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1. Brit Awards 1987 (1987 TV Special)

Music

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Jonathan King hosts the 7th Annual BPI Awards from London's Grovesnor Hotel.

Stars: Jonathan King, Kate Bush, Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel

2. A Tribute to the King (2005 Video)

Unrated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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One of the greatest musicians plays a tribute to the King of music, Elvis Presley.

Director: Massimo Manganaro | Stars: Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore, Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton

3. Alchemy Live (1984 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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A rock concert in London by Dire Straits.

Director: Peter Sinclair | Stars: Mark Knopfler, Alan Clark, Mel Collins, John Illsley

4. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

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The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history.

Writer: Bob Geldof | Director: Vincent Scarza | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Adam Ant

5. The Prince's Trust Rock Gala (1988)

Documentary, Music

8.4
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Director: Gavin Taylor | Stars: Rick Astley, The Bee Gees, Eric Clapton, Graeme Clark

6. Mark Lawson Talks to... (2003– )

60 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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A series in which arts presenter Mark Lawson has a 60-minute in-depth conversation with a notable figure.

Stars: Mark Lawson, Peter Singer, David Attenborough, David Baddiel

7. Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris: Real Live Roadrunning (2006 Video)

102 min | Music

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Director: Martyn Atkins | Stars: Guy Fletcher, Emmylou Harris, Mark Knopfler

8. The Princess Bride (1987)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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77 Metascore

A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).

Writer: William Goldman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

9. Welcome to the 80's (2009– )

52 min | Documentary, Music

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Stars: Mark Bremer, Frank Thomé, Mica Mylo, Pete Burns

10. London Underground (1990–1991)

40 min | Comedy

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Filmed at a popular London comedy club, this show featured stand-up comedy routines by both established headliners and promising newcomers. The hosts of the show would also regularly perform short routines.

Stars: Denis Leary, Arthur Smith, Ishmael Thomas, Curtis Walker

11. French and Saunders (1987– )
Episode: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1990)

Comedy

8.1
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Writers: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders | Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Kirsty MacColl, Simon Brint

12. Later with Jools Holland (1992– )

35 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Late-night music and chat show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Jools Holland, P.J. Harvey, Paul Weller, Stereophonics

13. Dire Straits: On the Night (1993 Video)

90 min | Music

8.0
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Stars: Michael Blakey, Alan Clark, John Illsley, Mark Knopfler

14. The Prince's Trust Rock Gala: 10th Birthday (1986 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Stars: Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Big Country, Tony Butler

15. French and Saunders (1987– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode would feature satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box ... See full summary »

Stars: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Simon Brint, Rowland Rivron

16. Die Harald Schmidt Show (1995–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.8
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Celebrity talk show hosted by "Dirty Harry" Schmidt.

Creator: Harald Schmidt | Stars: Harald Schmidt, Helmut Zerlett, Nathalie Licard, Peter Rütten

17. Halo (1996)

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The story revolves around a seven-year-old girl, Sasha (Benaf Dadachandji), who looses her puppy. It is about her search and the variety of people she meets.

Writers: Sanjay Chhel, Santosh Sivan, Snehendra | Director: Santosh Sivan | Stars: Benaf Dadachandji, Rajkumar Santoshi, Sahil Choujar, Kharabela Mohapatra

18. Dire Straits: Alchemy Live (2010 Video)

95 min | Music

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Stars: John Illsley, Mark Knopfler

19. Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (1988 TV Special)

117 min | Documentary, Music

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Wembley Stadium hosts a concert featuring stars from the fields of music, comedy and film, in celebration of the 70th birthday of imprisoned ANC leader Nelson Mandela.

Stars: Bryan Adams, Joan Armatrading, Nick Ashford, Aswad

20. Tishina (1991)

86 min

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A young sculpturist has been preparing his first exhibition for years. In the autumn of 1962 it becomes a fact. The show provokes a scandal in the society.

Writer: Dimitar Petkov | Director: Dimitar Petkov | Stars: Hristo Garbov, Joreta Nikolova, Petar Popyordanov, Andrey Andreev

21. Local Hero (1983)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.

Writer: Bill Forsyth | Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

22. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

23. Live at Knebworth (1990 Video)

Documentary, Music

7.6
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A music documentary about the British Knebworth Festival.

Stars: Michael Blakey, Eric Clapton, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Phil Collins

24. The Tube (1982–1987)

90 min | Music

7.5
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Stars: Jools Holland, Paula Yates, Leslie Ash, Tina Turner

25. The Rocker: Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott (1996 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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An in-depth look at the life, career and tragic death of legendary rock star Phil Lynott, the founding member of Thin Lizzy.

Director: Shay Healy | Stars: Eric Bell, Jon Bon Jovi, Bono, Brian Downey

26. Music for Montserrat (1997 TV Special)

Documentary, Music

7.4
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On 15 October 1997, the artists Phil Collins, Arrow, Carl Perkins, Mark Knopfler, Sting, Elton John, Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney among others performed the concert "Music for Montserrat... See full summary »

Director: Julia Knowles | Stars: Arrow, Jimmy Buffett, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins

27. Hooves of Fire (1999 TV Short)

29 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Robbie, an out-of-condition reindeer, tries to earn a place on Santa's crack sleigh team.

Writers: Andy Riley, Kevin Cecil, Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Goleszowski | Stars: Robbie Williams, Ardal O'Hanlon, Paul Whitehouse, Jane Horrocks

28. Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (2000 Video)

90 min | Music

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Stars: Mark Knopfler, John Illsley, Pick Withers, Michael Blakey

29. Seeing in the Dark (2007 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stargazing is the subject of Seeing in the Dark, a 60-minute, state-of-the-art, high-definition (HDTV) documentary written... See full synopsis »

Writer: Timothy Ferris | Director: Nigel Ashcroft | Stars: Daniel Bisque, Matthew Bisque, Steve Bisque, Tom Bisque

30. The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 7 (1995 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.3
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Les Paul's invention of the electric guitar paved the way for later Rock 'n' Roll guitar heroes.

Stars: Duane Allman, Jeffrey Baxter, Chuck Berry, James Burton

31. Banda sonora (2007– )

24 min | Biography, Music

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Stars: The Beatles, Joan Manuel Serrat, Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones

32. Mark Knopfler: A Life in Songs (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Bob Smeaton | Stars: Mark Strong, Mark Knopfler, Richard Bennett, Hank B. Marvin

33. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (2001)

112 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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A history of Memphis' Sun Records, the legendary label that started the careers of such rock and country icons as Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and many others. ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Sinofsky | Stars: Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis

34. Wag the Dog (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

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73 Metascore

Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal.

Writers: Larry Beinhart, Hilary Henkin, David Mamet | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary

35. Music (2010)

52 min | Documentary

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In the documentary film, MUSIC, Andrew Zuckerman interviews eminent musicians, composers, and producers from rock, pop, hip-hop, classical, country, jazz, and more, who have made an impact ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Zuckerman | Stars: Trey Anastasio, Laurie Anderson, Fiona Apple, Afrika Bambaataa

36. As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' (2001 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: André the Giant, Billy Crystal, Peter Diamond, Cary Elwes

37. Música sí (1997– )

120 min | Music

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Stars: Hugo de Campos, Jennifer Rope, Sandra Morey, Neil Solé

38. Top of the Pops (1964–2012)

30 min | Music

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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

Stars: Pan's People, Lulu Cartwright, Legs & Co, Rosie Hetherington

39. Comfort and Joy (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

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Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an ice cream van is attacked and destroyed by an angry competitor. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families, the Bernardis and the ... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Forsyth | Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Bill Paterson, Eleanor David, Clare Grogan, Alex Norton

40. Lo + plus (1995–2005)

60 min | Talk-Show

7.0
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Stars: Ana García Siñeriz, Fernando Schwartz, Máximo Pradera, Ramón Arangüena

41. Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

R | 102 min | Drama

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Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man discovers that he is ... See full summary »

Writers: Hubert Selby Jr., Desmond Nakano | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stephen Lang, Burt Young, Peter Dobson

42. Rockopop (1988–1992)

120 min | Music

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Stars: Beatriz Pécker, Teresa Viejo, Paloma Serrano, Mikel Erentxun

43. Cal (1984)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, Romance

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Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.

Writer: Bernard MacLaverty | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Helen Mirren, John Lynch, Donal McCann, John Kavanagh

44. The Princess Bride Game (2008 Video Game)

Adventure

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Help Princess Buttercup and Westley through various mini-games inspired by the original movie.

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn, Robin Wright, Chris Cox

45. The Late Late Show (1962– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Topical chat show.

Stars: Pat Kenny, Ryan Tubridy, Gay Byrne, Brian McFadden

46. The Secret Policeman's Third Ball (1987)

96 min | Comedy, Documentary, Music

6.7
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Writer: Terence Dackombe | Director: Ken O'Neill | Stars: Joan Armatrading, Chet Atkins, Jackson Browne, Kate Bush

47. The Story of the Guitar (2008– )

178 min | Documentary

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Stars: Alan Yentob, Pete Townshend, Matthew Bellamy, John Etheridge

48. Metroland (1997)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

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53 Metascore

The sudden reappearance of his best friend Toni, after ten years absence, causes Chris to remember his past, to question some of his lifestyle decisions and to re-evaluate his life and marriage to Marion.

Writers: Julian Barnes, Adrian Hodges | Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Christian Bale, Lee Ross, Emily Watson, Elsa Zylberstein

50. A Shot at Glory (2000)

R | 114 min | Drama, Sport

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Gordon McLeod is the manager of a second tier Scottish football team. Faced with pressure from his American owner, he is forced to bring on a marquee player to improve the fortunes of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Denis O'Neill | Director: Michael Corrente | Stars: Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Andy Gray, Finlay MacDonald