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1. Prerokbe Ognja (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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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'.

Director: Michael Benson | Stars: Laibach, Peter Mlakar, Slavoj Zizek

Votes: 67

2. The Only Girl (2008)

13 min | Short, Comedy

8.5
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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.

Director: Monika Lind | Stars: Matty Cardarople, Carlee Avers, Michael Gene Conti, Richard Riehle

Votes: 15

3. Aliens (1986)

R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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87 Metascore

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?

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Votes: 510,544 | Gross: $85.20M

4. Life of Brian (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy

8.1
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75 Metascore

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 284,931 | Gross: $0.65M

5. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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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 »

Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,784

6. Batman (1989)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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69 Metascore

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

Votes: 279,118 | Gross: $251.19M

7. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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80 Metascore

In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 111,082 | Gross: $63.49M

8. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984– )

237 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.6
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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.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Hunt Block, David Caruso, Alex Hyde-White

Votes: 334

9. Local Hero (1983)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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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.

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

Votes: 16,505

10. Hope and Glory (1987)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 10,014 | Gross: $10.02M

11. The Crying Game (1992)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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90 Metascore

A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 42,657 | Gross: $62.55M

12. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers

Votes: 42,301 | Gross: $58.80M

13. How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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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 »

Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Rachel Ward, Richard Wilson, Jacqueline Tong

Votes: 4,424 | Gross: $0.42M

14. Queenie (1987– )

233 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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.

Stars: Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam, Claire Bloom, Gary Cady

Votes: 327

15. The Girl with Brains in Her Feet (1997)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.9
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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.

Director: Roberto Bangura | Stars: Amanda Mealing, Joanna Ward, Jamie McIntosh, Jodie Smith

Votes: 105

16. A Handful of Dust (1988)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Richard Beale, Jackson Kyle

Votes: 1,480 | Gross: $1.56M

17. Max and Helen (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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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 »

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Treat Williams, Alice Krige, Martin Landau, Jonny Phillips

Votes: 117

18. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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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 »

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Billie Whitelaw, Paul Freeman, Pippa Guard, Dominic Guard

Votes: 91

19. Mulligan Farm (2001)

71 min

6.6
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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 »

Directors: Joseph De Sane, Rune Lind | Stars: Bill Berkoski, Jennifer De Sane, John De Sane, Joseph De Sane

Votes: 7

20. Fierce Creatures (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

6.4
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62 Metascore

Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors.

Directors: Fred Schepisi, Robert Young | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 19,967 | Gross: $9.20M

21. Lifeforce (1985)

R | 116 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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A race of space vampires arrive in London and infect the populace.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay

Votes: 16,283

22. Princess Caraboo (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.0
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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 »

Director: Michael Austin | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Jim Broadbent, Wendy Hughes, Kevin Kline

Votes: 2,159 | Gross: $3.02M

23. Afraid of the Dark (1991)

R | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A little boy, obsessed with blindness and violence, slowly gets trapped in his own delusions.

Director: Mark Peploe | Stars: James Fox, Fanny Ardant, Paul McGann, Clare Holman

Votes: 904

24. Beyond the Limit (1983)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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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 »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Michael Caine, Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 936 | Gross: $4.80M

25. Scrubbers (1982)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.6
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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 »

Director: Mai Zetterling | Stars: Amanda York, Chrissie Cotterill, Elizabeth Edmonds, Kate Ingram

Votes: 315

26. Percentage (2014)

86 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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In Miami, two hustlers on the run set up a credit fraud operation that soon attracts the attention from the police and the city's top criminals.

Director: Alex Merkin | Stars: Cam'ron, Omar Gooding, Ving Rhames, Macy Gray

Votes: 1,015

27. Splitting Heirs (1993)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

5.5
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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 »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Eric Idle, Rick Moranis, Barbara Hershey, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Votes: 3,437 | Gross: $3.25M

28. Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)

PG-13 | 78 min | Comedy

5.4
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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 »

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Bronson Pinchot, Dudley Moore, Bryan Brown, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 2,104 | Gross: $3.10M

29. King Ralph (1991)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri

Votes: 12,906 | Gross: $34.00M

30. Revolution (1985)

PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.2
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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 »

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

Votes: 5,234 | Gross: $0.18M

31. The Cold Room (1984 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.1
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A girl who arrives to modern day East Germany beings reliving the horrifying events that happened in 1936 to a young girl.

Director: James Dearden | Stars: George Segal, Amanda Pays, Renée Soutendijk, Warren Clarke

Votes: 174

32. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)

78 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

4.5
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A Sherlock Holmes spoof about a family that has been haunted for years by the curse of a horrible hound.

Director: Paul Morrissey | Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Denholm Elliott, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 823

33. Supergirl (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.3
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After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Hart Bochner

Votes: 14,790 | Gross: $13.60M

34. Rosie Dixon - Night Nurse (1978)

90 min | Comedy

3.9
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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.

Director: Justin Cartwright | Stars: Debbie Ash, Carolyne Argyle, Beryl Reid, John Le Mesurier

Votes: 132

35. The Anholt Project (2014 TV Movie)

99 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

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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 »

Director: James Stier | Stars: Hubert Höllmüller, Natasja Krogh, Anders Lind, Arthur Longin

36. Queenie (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1987)

Drama, Romance

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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.

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam, Claire Bloom, Gary Cady

37. Queenie (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1987)

Drama, Romance

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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.

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam, Claire Bloom, Gary Cady