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1. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The moon from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?
Votes: 525,185 | Gross: $85.20M
4. Supergirl (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.
Votes: 15,026 | Gross: $13.60M
5. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
Votes: 112,399 | Gross: $63.49M
6. The Crying Game (1992)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.
Votes: 43,344 | Gross: $62.55M
9. Local Hero (1983)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
11. The Professionals (1977–1983)
50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »
12. Revolution (1985)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find... See full summary »
Votes: 5,313 | Gross: $0.18M
13. Hope and Glory (1987)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A semi-autobiographical 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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,159 | Gross: $10.02M
16. Princess Caraboo (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,169 | Gross: $3.02M
17. How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Dennis Dimbleby Bagley is a brilliant young advertising executive who can't come up with a slogan to sell a revolutionary new pimple cream. His obsessive worrying affects not only his ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,498 | Gross: $0.42M
19. Splitting Heirs (1993)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks... See full summary »
Votes: 3,475 | Gross: $3.25M
20. Beyond the Limit (1983)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Dr. Eduardo Plarr, despite the name is an Anglo working in a Latin American country. His work is a return home after several years. He begins to form and re-establish friendships and begins... See full summary »
Votes: 951 | Gross: $4.80M
21. Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
PG-13 | 78 min | Comedy
Messrs Lawton (a hit-man), Horton (expecting some middle-aged dating agency nooky) and Orton (checking out properties for his boss) converge on the Hotel Gabriella in Venice. Linguistic ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,125 | Gross: $3.10M
23. Queenie (1987– )
233 min | Drama, Romance
A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.
25. Scrubbers (1982)
R | 90 min | Drama
Two girls escape from an open borstal for two very different reasons; Annetta to attempt to visit her baby daughter, who is being raised in a convent; and Carol, who hopes to be recaptured ... See full summary »
26. Rosie Dixon - Night Nurse (1978)
90 min | Comedy
Young Rosie Dixon starts her nurse training at St Adelaide's Hospital, but the student doctors and randy male patients just can't keep their hands off her.
27. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984– )
237 min | Drama, History, Sport
This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.
29. Max and Helen (1990 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Romance, War
Based on the fact-based novel by Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal based on his 1962 prosecution of the head of a German factory whom he learns was a murderous labor camp commandant. To be able ... See full summary »
30. The Girl with Brains in Her Feet (1997)
98 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A 13 year old talented athlete struggles to come to terms with the traumas of life as she prepares for a very important athletics event.
31. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A rather loose adaptation of the P. D. James novel. Cordelia Gray, the survivor of a partnership in a detective agency, is asked by the assistant of James Calendar to investigate the ... See full summary »
32. Prerokbe Ognja (1996)
90 min | Documentary, Music
A visceral documentary focusing on the Slovenian collective art movement known as NSK ('Neue Slowenische Kunst') and its varied branches: 'Laibach', 'Irwin', and 'Red Pilot'.
33. The Only Girl (2008)
13 min | Short, Comedy
An off-beat romantic comedy about Wilson Weston, the lone shot-putter on his high school track team, and his very popular new teammate, Alycia Selt, the headmaster's daughter and the only girl at St. James Academy.
34. Mulligan Farm (2001)
After the unexpected and early death of the mother of the young Mulligan brothers, Daniel, Jacob and Samuel, they go their seperate ways and consequently learn to deal with life in ... See full summary »
35. The Anholt Project (2014 TV Movie)
99 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family
Have you ever ventured into the unknown? Taken a leap of faith? The Anholt Project Documentary is the story of 3 people doing just that. Leaving their normal lives behind, Marc from Spain, ... See full summary »
Queenie (1987– )
While growing up in the tumultuous early 20th century colonial India in an upper middle class Indian family, young beautiful Anglo-Indian girl Queenie who easily passes for white must deal with racism, bullying and sexual predators.
Queenie (1987– )
Queenie and her stepfather are forced to leave for Britain. She finds work as an exotic dancer and meets an idealistic young attractive photographer as well as an old rich movie mogul who asks her to be his next big star.