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1. Everest (2015)

PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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64 Metascore

A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm.

Writers: William Nicholson, Simon Beaufoy | Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson

Votes: 129,110

2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.6
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76 Metascore

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt, Suzanne Collins | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 494,063

3. 127 Hours (2010)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

Writers: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, Aron Ralston | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Sean Bott

Votes: 276,748

4. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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86 Metascore

A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Vikas Swarup | Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 637,054

5. Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Biography, Comedy, Sport | Post-production

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Emma Stone, Elisabeth Shue, Andrea Riseborough, Steve Carell

6. The Full Monty (1997)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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75 Metascore

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy, William Snape

Votes: 81,767

7. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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58 Metascore

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Paul Torday | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Amr Waked, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 51,202

8. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

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63 Metascore

Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.

Writers: David Magee, Simon Beaufoy, Winifred Watson | Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Ciarán Hinds, David Alexander

Votes: 22,008

9. Blow Dry (2001)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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38 Metascore

In 2000, a small town hosts The British Hairdressing Championship, where a former 2-time winner, his son, his run-away wife and his runaway wife's lady lover reside (not all on speaking terms).

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, Rachel Griffiths, Rachael Leigh Cook

Votes: 6,902

10. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »

Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Patrick Stinson, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay

Votes: 172

11. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min

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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Writers: Jon Macks, Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon, John Hoffman, Phil Alden Robinson, Bruce Vilanch, Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Ben Schwartz, Joel Stein, Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Robert Cohen | Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

Votes: 1,968

12. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show

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Creators: Carrie Keagan, Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone

Votes: 103

13. Yasmin (2004)

87 min | Drama

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A young Muslim woman living in Britain campaigns for the release of her immigrant husband from his detainment in a holding centre.

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Kenneth Glenaan | Stars: Archie Panjabi, Renu Setna, Steve Jackson, Syed Ahmed

Votes: 679

14. Japanese Story (2003)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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73 Metascore

Against the background of an Australian desert, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. ... See full summary »

Writer: Alison Tilson | Director: Sue Brooks | Stars: Toni Collette, Gotaro Tsunashima, Lynette Curran, Matthew Dyktynski

Votes: 5,566

15. Among Giants (1998)

R | 93 min | Romance, Comedy

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A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Griffiths, James Thornton, Lennie James

Votes: 808

16. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)

40 min | Documentary

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Documentaries on any possible subject, the only connection being that they last forty minutes.

Stars: Michael Dean, Ian Holm, Jane Asher, Roger Mills

Votes: 7

17. Dodge & Twist

Adventure, Drama | Announced

A look at the lives of Charles Dickens' characters, Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger, as adults.

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Charles Dickens, Cole Haddon, Edgar Wright

18. Burn Up (2008 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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An oil industrialist, an environmental activist and a politician are in conflict in this drama set around a summit on climate change.

Stars: Bradley Whitford, Neve Campbell, Rupert Penry-Jones, Marc Warren

Votes: 448

19. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Special)

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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.

Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

Votes: 1,045

20. The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011 TV Special)

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The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais

Writers: Barry Adelman, Dave Boone, Lewis Friedman, Ricky Gervais, Jon Macks | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Max Adler, Dianna Agron

Votes: 568

21. Shootout (2003– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.

Stars: Peter Guber, Jeff Brenner, Clint Eastwood, Charlize Theron

Votes: 121

22. The 100 Greatest Films (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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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: 6

23. The Darkest Light (1999)

92 min | Drama

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Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Directors: Simon Beaufoy, Bille Eltringham | Stars: Stephen Dillane, Kerry Fox, Keri Arnold, Kavita Sungha

Votes: 146

24. Gold

Drama | Announced

A look at the rivalry between British athletes Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe who competed against each other in two consecutive Olympic games in the 1980s.

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, William Davies | Director: James Watkins

25. This Is Not a Love Song (2002)

94 min | Thriller

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The small time criminal Heaton is anxiously waiting for the release of his close friend Spike, after spending a couple of months in prison for being caught with 87g of marijuana. Heaton ... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Bille Eltringham | Stars: Michael Colgan, Kenneth Glenaan, David Bradley, John Henshaw

Votes: 301

26. Trust (2017– )

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

90 min | Documentary, History

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

Votes: 58

28. Folie à Deux: Madness Made of Two (2012)

101 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

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Folie à Deux - madness made of two is set in one of England's finest houses. The central character, Helen Heraty, is a tour de force - beautiful with typical English Rose looks (she was the... See full summary »

Director: Kim Hopkins

Votes: 12

29. 10x10 (1989–2000)

10 min

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An assortment of short quirky documentaries, comedies and dramas by directors fresh from film schools.

Stars: Frank McConnell, Gordon Ridout, Camilla Power, Siobhan Flynn

30. BBC Look North: Yorkshire and North Midlands (1968– )

News

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Stars: Harry Gration, Tony Earnshaw, Christa Ackroyd, Paul Hudson

Votes: 11

31. Lloyds Bank Channel 4 Film Challenge (1994–1997)

Drama

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A series of short films made by winners of the Lloyds Bank Film Challenge competition.

Stars: Kathy Burke, Michelle Butterly, Lorraine Ashbourne, Daniel Crowder

32. Sharp Teeth

Drama | Announced

Adapted from Toby Barlow's book, Sharp Teeth is an extraordinarily moving, passionate and violent Los Angeles-based tale of unrequited love, involving rival white collar gangs that just ... See full summary »

Writers: Toby Barlow, Simon Beaufoy, Alexander Stuart

33. Yellow (II) (1998)

13 min | Short

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This intriguing short film is a tale about power and desire. It explores the deep unease adults feel when confronted by pre-pubescent sexuality and the strange combination of naivety and power that children can possess.

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Bille Eltringham | Directors: Simon Beaufoy, Bille Eltringham | Stars: Ray Winstone, Tracey Wilkinson, Nicola Bland

Votes: 32

34. The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2009 TV Special)

120 min

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Writers: Jim Pullin, Shaun Pye, Fraser Steele | Director: Geraldine Dowd | Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Amy Adams, Gemma Arterton

Votes: 30

35. Running Time (2000)

56 min | Thriller

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Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Lone Ildgruben Bodot, Merle Nygate | Director: S.A. Halewood | Stars: Anna Bolt, Sebastian Knapp, John Merrick, Naoko Mori

36. Everyone's Happy (2000)

65 min | Drama

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A middle-aged couple and two Israeli sisters are camping in a field in Swanage, in November. Their lives become entangled as they reveal why they are there.

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Frances Lea

37. Closer (1998)

15 min | Short

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Writer: Bille Eltringham | Directors: Simon Beaufoy, Bille Eltringham | Stars: Mark Addy, Sophie Stanton

38. The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2009 TV Special)

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Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Alexander, Kevin Bacon, Preston Bailey

Votes: 31

39. Tonight (1996–2001)

Family

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A daily magazine show for the Yorkshire and Humberside region of the UK featuring topical stories and celebrity guests. Regular presenters included Giles Brandreth, Ian Clayton, Cy Chadwick, Tony Earnshaw and Susan Brookes.

Stars: Christine Talbot, Tony Earnshaw, Harrison Ford, Neil Hurst

40. Undercovers (working title) (2014– )

Drama | Announced

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The Age of Stupid team joins forces with Simon Beaufoy, Alice Nutter and Tony Garnett for a new TV drama series about the police spies who infiltrated British activist groups and the women ... See full summary »

41. Calendar (1968– )

30 min | News

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A local news coverage programme with regional weather and sport reports and chat.

Stars: Tony Earnshaw, Christine Talbot, Duncan Wood, Diana Rigg

42. Slumdog Dreams: Danny Boyle and the Making of 'Slumdog Millionaire' (2009 TV Short)

23 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Danny Boyle's Oscar winning new movie Slumdog Millionaire takes audiences on a journey into the heart of contemporary Mumbai. This programme joins the filmmakers behind the scenes.

Directors: Albert Sharpe, Daniel Skinner | Stars: Rubina Ali, Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle, Tanay Chheda

Votes: 39

43. One Vision: A Faithful Adaptation of Catching Fire (2014 Video)

14 min | Short

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Stars: Simon Beaufoy, Suzanne Collins, Francis Lawrence

44. Shootout (2003– )
Episode: 2008 Toronto Film Festival: Part 2 (2008)

Talk-Show

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Writer: Brandon Windsor | Stars: Marc Abraham, Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle, Greg Kinnear

45. Burn Up (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2008)

88 min | Drama

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Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Omar Madha | Stars: Bradley Whitford, Neve Campbell, Rupert Penry-Jones, Marc Warren

Votes: 16

46. Burn Up (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)

88 min | Drama

7.0
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Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Omar Madha | Stars: Bradley Whitford, Neve Campbell, Rupert Penry-Jones, Marc Warren

Votes: 14

47. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
Episode: Episode #6.6 (2010)

Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Director: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kristian James Andresen, Eric Balfour, Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle

48. Calendar (1968– )
Episode: Episode dated 12 June 2009 (2009)

News

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Yorkshire, England, celebrates as Bradford is named the world's first 'City of Film' following a decision to grant the title by UNESCO. Famous Bradfordians including Simon Beaufoy (the ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Abbott, Simon Beaufoy, Tony Earnshaw

49. BBC Look North: Yorkshire and North Midlands (1968– )
Episode: Episode dated 12 June 2009 (2009)

News

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Bradford, UK celebrates becoming the world's first UNESCO City of Film. Among the supporters are Oscar-winner Simon (Slumdog Millionaire) Beaufoy, producer Steve (Brassed Off) Abbott, ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Abbott, Simon Beaufoy, Ian Cashmore, Tony Earnshaw

50. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )
Episode: Episode dated 18 November 2008 (2008)

Talk-Show

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Creators: Carrie Keagan, Kourosh Taj | Director: Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Danny Boyle, Freida Pinto, Dev Patel