Eclectic Choices

If who ever is actually reading this really cares... The list is somewhat in order of preference....
FYI. I do not care for shows like Friends, Lost, Trueblood, Vampire Diaries, Glee, The Office/US or How I met your Mother. But hey, as the saying goes "to each his own", right?
Anyway, comments and suggestions are welcome.
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1.
Rake (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom. (60 mins.)
“ Razor sharp wit from a drunken lawyer. Great combination.

"......I understand people who settle for second best, as an informed choice. But you are not even doing that. You're just sort of out there in some fantastical Jane Austen bullsh*t haze" ” - KoSoS
 
2.
The Sandbaggers (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The missions of an elite British Intelligence covert operations unit. (60 mins.)
“ Beautifully written spy series. Excellent. One of my favourite series. Next would be The Main Chance. A law based show with writing that equals the beauty of the Sandbaggers. Purrrrrrr. Burnside! ” - KoSoS
 
3.
Matador (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank... (50 mins.)
“ It is the best series to ever come out of Denmark. ” - KoSoS
 
4.
State of Play (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead. (57 mins.)
“ The original is still the best! ” - KoSoS
 
5.
Firefly (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. (44 mins.)
 
6.
The Main Chance (1969 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
7.
Intelligence (2005 TV Series)
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Organized crime and the Organized Crime Unit (OCU) work together to achieve the opposing goals of each respective world.
“ I would love to see more Canadian crime thrillers like this. ” - KoSoS
 
8.
Braquo (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Four police officers of the SDPJ Hauts-de-Seine, Eddie Caplan, Walter Morlighem, Theo Wachevski and... (52 mins.)
 
9.
Spiral (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Follows criminal investigations in Paris from all the different points of view of a criminal investigation. (52 mins.)
“ A well done police drama out of France. ” - KoSoS
 
10.
Borgen (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister. (58 mins.)
 
11.
Farscape (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew. (50 mins.)
“ Once past the first few episodes.... the series takes off. ” - KoSoS
 
12.
Yes Minister (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions. (45 mins.)
“ If you do not like Doctor Who......you might as well just close this web page. My list is of no use to you! ” - KoSoS
 
14.
The Forsyte Saga (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Chronicles the lives of three generations of the upper-middle-class British family, the Forsytes, from the 1870s to 1920. (276 mins.)
 
15.
Romanzo Criminale (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Set in the 1970s, it's the story of three lifelong friends who take control of organized crime in Rome. (152 mins.)
Director: Michele Placido
 
16.
Wonderfalls (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Jaye Tyler is a loner living in Niagara Falls who, after graduating college, has fallen into a care-free... (60 mins.)
 
17.
I, Claudius (1976 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers. (669 mins.)
 
18.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
19.
Wire in the Blood (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England. (69 mins.)
 
20.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones. (22 mins.)
 
21.
Luther (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions. (60 mins.)
 
22.
Cracker (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases. (100 mins.)
 
23.
Matrioshki (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A history of prostitution between east European countries. (50 mins.)
 
24.
Black Mirror (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology. (60 mins.)
 
25.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show. (60 mins.)
 
26.
Misfits (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A group of young offenders doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers. (60 mins.)
 
27.
House of Cards (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader... (226 mins.)
“ FU is just brilliant in this miniseries about the power play of politics. ” - KoSoS
 
28.
Boss (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago. (56 mins.)
 
29.
North & South (2004 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton. (58 mins.)
“ Richard Armitage.........enough said. ” - KoSoS
 
30.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons. (290 mins.)
 
31.
The Prisoner (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape. (50 mins.)
 
32.
Go Back to Where You Came From (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
(171 mins.)
Director: Ivan O'Mahoney
“ Finally a reality show that is not complete utter brain rotting crap! Of course, it is edited to entertain the common denominator. But the idea behind the show is refreshing. It allows people see the other side of the refugee issue that is debated in most countries.
From SBS Austrralia, six ordinary Australians agree to challenge their preconceived notions about refugees and asylum seekers by embarking on a confronting 25-day journey.

Tracing in reverse the journeys that refugees have taken to reach Australia, they travel to some of the most dangerous and desperate corners of the world, with no idea of what's in store for them along the way.

Deprived of their wallets, phones and passports, they board a leaky refugee boat, are rescued mid-ocean, experience immigration raids in Malaysia, live in a Kenyan refugee camp and visit slums in Jordan before ultimately making it to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Iraq, protected by UN Peacekeepers and the US military." Series 1 only. ” - KoSoS
 
33.
The Killing (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Police detective Sarah Lund investigates difficult cases with personal and political consequences. (57 mins.)
 
34.
Klovn (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The socially awkward misadventures of Frank Hvam, his girlfriend Mia and his friend Casper. (25 mins.)
 
35.
Les guignols de l'info (1988 TV Series)
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(8 mins.)
 
36.
The L.A. Complex (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Full of new relationships, salacious temptations and make-it-or-break it decisions, the series coming-of-age... (60 mins.)
 
37.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise to power. (56 mins.)
 
38.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist. (22 mins.)
 
39.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war. (175 mins.)
 
40.
Kings (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A modern day, alternate-reality drama about a hero who rises to become the King of his nation, based on the biblical story of King David. (60 mins.)
 
41.
Idiot (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The thrilling drama based on the world's greatest masterpiece by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Half-sane Prince... (550 mins.)
Director: Vladimir Bortko
“ Series is very close to original text of Dostoevsky with very well-known Russian actors in the film. Everything about this mini series is beyond superb. ” - KoSoS
 
42.
Awake (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After a car accident takes the life of a family member, a police detective lives two alternating parallel lives, one with his wife and one with his son. Is one of his "realities" merely a dream? (43 mins.)
 
43.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
 
44.
The Politician's Wife (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute. (185 mins.)
 
45.
Darkness (1986 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
This TV miniseries ("Darkness" in English) became famous in India in the mid/late 80s for its realistic... (297 mins.)
Director: Govind Nihalani
 
46.
Survivors (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
When a genetically engineered virus kills 99.99 percent of the world's population, the survivors must... (50 mins.)
 
47.
Blackpool (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Soon after local entrepreneur Ripley Holden (Morrissey) opens his arcade in his beloved home town of Blackpool, a murder investigation makes tears at the fabric of his personal and professional lives. (60 mins.)
“ I am not one for musicals but this was very well done. Really enjoyed it.
It was priceless watching David and David doing a duet. ” - KoSoS
 
48.
Easy Money (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Dramedy about a family that runs a high-interest loan business.
“ Hephner did well in this. Silly and campy. ” - KoSoS
 
49.
Bref (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
“ 10min episodes about an average guy commenting on his daily life. Hilarious......well to me anyway. ” - KoSoS
 
50.
The State Within (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After a plane explodes over Washington D.C. panic begins to envelop the British embassy, and its ambassador to the U.S. Mark Brydon finds himself caught up in a potentially damaging diplomatic incident. (360 mins.)
 
51.
Collision (2009 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of a major road accident and a group of people who have never met, but who all share one single defining moment that will change their lives. (201 mins.)
 
52.
The Lost Prince (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The true story of the British royal prince locked away because of having epilepsy. (180 mins.)
“ Sweet, sad and touching. It made me cry. Also, had me humming Handel's Concerto G Allegro days afterwards. ” - KoSoS
 
53.
The Newsroom (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news anchor. (55 mins.)
 
54.
House of Cards (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. (51 mins.)
“ Very much impressed with this remake of the stunning BBC original. ” - KoSoS
 
55.
The Shadow Line (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Chiwetel Ejifor leads an all-star cast in this gritty conspiracy thriller in which he plays a cop searching for the murderer of a crime boss...
 
56.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. (44 mins.)
 
57.
The Bridge (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer. (60 mins.)
 
58.
Forbidden Games (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young French girl orphaned in a Nazi air attack is befriended by the son of a poor farmer, and together they try to come to terms with the realities of death. (86 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
59.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
60.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
 
61.
Semnadtsat mgnoveniy vesny (1973 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The series, based on a popular novel of the same name, depicts the exploits of a Russian spy Isaev, working undercover as Standartenfuhrer Stierlitz... (840 mins.)
 
62.
The Class (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood. (128 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
 
63.
The Shop on Main Street (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Slovakia during WW2. Tono lives a poor life, but the authorities offer him to take over the Jewish widow Lautman's little shop for sewing material... (128 mins.)
 
64.
If.... (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England. (111 mins.)
 
65.
The Cremator (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Follows a demented cremator during the brink of WWII, who believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world. (95 mins.)
Director: Juraj Herz
 
66.
Children of Paradise (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. (190 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
67.
The Romance of Three Kingdoms (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
In an age of turmoil, heroes will rise. . . It is the end of the 2nd Century and China is in a state of turmoil...
“ Better than the 2010 version. True to the Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong. ” - KoSoS
 
68.
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two youths sent for a Maoist "re-education" in the mountains fall in love with the village tailor's granddaughter. (110 mins.)
Director: Sijie Dai
 
69.
Infernal Affairs (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
70.
The Chaser (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes. (125 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
 
71.
Jean de Florette (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell. (120 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
72.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
“ A French film that takes you on an adventure with a little boy and his balloon. Simple and angelic. No worries for those who don't speak French. It is mostly silent. ” - KoSoS
 
73.
The Dinner Game (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
To amuse themselves at a weekly dinner, a few well-heeled folk each bring a dimwit along who is to talk about his pastime... (80 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
74.
Single-Handed (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Jack Driscoll is transferred from Dublin back to his birthplace in the remote west of Ireland as Garda Sergeant... (130 mins.)
“ As one reviewer wrote: " The series is shot entirely on location and the scenery is remarkable for its bleak beauty, a nearly treeless landscape running down to a shattered sea and endless shimmering water dusted by drifting clouds, with spectacular sunsets." It is stunning. As well the writing and acting are well done. ” - KoSoS
 
75.
The Official Story (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is. (112 mins.)
Director: Luis Puenzo
 
76.
The Bothersome Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In a strange city where every person seems content beyond reason a new man arrives in town and stirs up trouble by asking too many questions. (95 mins.)
Director: Jens Lien
 
77.
Only Human (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Leni takes Rafi to meet her family in Madrid. Leni's family is Jewish - mother, father, older sister and daughter... (93 mins.)
“ A extremely funny look at all that can go wrong when getting ready for shabbat. Anyone and everyone can relate to this. It deals with the extreme quirks that is within all families...... rearing its ugly yet hilarious head. ” - KoSoS
 
78.
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon... (118 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
79.
Rome, Open City (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi is chased by Nazis and he seeks refuge and escape. (103 mins.)
 
80.
Pather Panchali (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. (125 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
81.
Caramel (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut. (95 mins.)
Director: Nadine Labaki
 
82.
Three Kingdoms (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series based on the events in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms period... (45 mins.)
“ 三国 is a BIG budget production drama/soap opera based on a book 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' by Luo Guanzhong 罗贯中( 湖海散人 LOL). The 1995 version is more true to the novel. But the 2010 is more "slick and stylish" ” - KoSoS
 
83.
The Best of Youth (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s. (383 mins.)
 
84.
Sallah (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history is about new immigrants Sallah and his family... (110 mins.)
Director: Ephraim Kishon
 
85.
Andrei Rublev (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. (205 mins.)
 
86.
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival. (190 mins.)
 
87.
The Mirror (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation. (108 mins.)
 
88.
Terra Nova (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. (46 mins.)
 
89.
Jo (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Joachim Jo Saint-Clair is a veteran detective in Paris elite Criminal Brigade tackling the city's most challenging murder cases.
“ Wached the first series. Reno is great as usual. It is decent if not good show. I saw it with Italian audio. Today, I re-watched the first episode with original English audio b/c my Italian is not great. I thought I might enjoy it more in English, but I was soooo wrong. American-English accents were everywhere. (No use of metric, as well). Why bother setting a series in Paris when it sounds like Reno is a French detective visiting NYPD? At least BBC Wallander or Zen have some if not all of the supporting cast from in-country.
I'll stick with the dubbed Italian version or none at all ” - KoSoS
 
90.
Late Marriage (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married... (102 mins.)
 
91.
The Celebration (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed. (105 mins.)
 
92.
Manon of the Spring (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier. (113 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
93.
Being There (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics. (130 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
94.
Metropolis (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
95.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
 
96.
Les bronzés font du ski (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Eight tourists who met in a holiday camp on the Ivory Coast are reunited for a skiing holiday. (90 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
“ A silly comedy about a friends meeting at a ski resort. But, the last part always makes me laugh uncontrollably. ” - KoSoS
 
97.
Winter in Wartime (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, a teenage boy gets involved in the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded RAF pilot. (103 mins.)
 
98.
Walk on Water (2004)
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Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal. (103 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
99.
Merlin (2008 TV Series)
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The adventures of the legendary sorcerer as a young man. (45 mins.)
 
100.
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
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In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. (121 mins.)