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The band's name is derived from the official British social welfare form UB40 (Unemployment Benefit form 40).

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A Few Good Men
A Few Good Men Soundtrack
(1992)
50 First Dates
50 First Dates Soundtrack
(2004)
Speed 2: Cruise Control
(1997)
Black Rain
Black Rain Soundtrack
(1989)

Filmography

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 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dakota Johnson/Colin Hanks/UB40 (2017) ... (performer: "Red Red Wine")
 2016 War Dogs (performer: "Red Red Wine")
 2016 The Rack Pack (performer: "Red Red Wine" - uncredited)
 2015 Lolo ("Kingston Town")
 2015 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1991 (2015) ... (performer: "Red Red Wine", "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
 2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Food for Thought", "The Earth Dies Screaming") / (writer: "Food for Thought", "The Earth Dies Screaming")
 2013 Happy Endings (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Ballad of Lon Sarofsky (2013) ... (performer: "I Got You Babe" - uncredited)
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Blackout, Part 2: Mock Debate (2012) ... (performer: "Red Red Wine" - uncredited)
 2011/I Jack and Jill (performer: "I Got You Babe")
 2011 Unlawful Killing (Documentary) (performer: "(I Can't Help) Falling in Love with You" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Greatest Break Up Songs (2010) ... (performer: "Red Red Wine")
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (performer: "I Got You Babe" - uncredited)
 2010 Rev. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (performer: "I Got You Babe" - uncredited)
 2009 Eli Stone (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sonoma (2009) ... (performer: "Red Red Wine" - uncredited)
 2008 Baby Mama (performer: "Red, Red Wine")
 2005 Brothers in Arms (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Food for Thought", "One in Ten", "Red Red Wine", "Labour of Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "Food for Thought", "One in Ten" - uncredited)
 2004 50 First Dates (performer: "Every Breath You Take") / (producer: "Every Breath You Take")
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 1985 - 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Episode dated 5 September 2003 (2003) ... (performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 31 December 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Red Red Wine" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 19 February 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Rat in Mi Kitchen" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.86 (1985) ... (performer: "Don't Break My Heart" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Break My Heart" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.80 (1985) ... (performer: "I Got You Babe" - uncredited)
 2003 The Challenge (TV Movie) (performer: "I Got You Babe")
 2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (performer: "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1988 (2002) ... (performer: "Red, Red Wine")
 2002 9 Dead Gay Guys (performer: "Bring Me Your Cup") / (writer: "Bring Me Your Cup")
 2002 Passions (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.678 (2002) ... (performer: "Breakfast in Bed")
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Two Bartlets (2002) ... (performer: "Red Red Wine")
 2000 The Pretenders: Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (performer: "I Got You Babe", "Breakfast In Bed") / (producer: "I Got You Babe", "Breakfast In Bed")
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead (performer: "Red Red Wine")
 1999 Edtv (performer: "Holly Holy")
 1998 Half Baked (performer: "I Get Lifted")
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (performer: "Tell Me Is It True", "Can't Help Falling in Love") / (producer: "Tell Me Is It True") / (writer: "Tell Me Is It True")
 1995-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (performer: " (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
- Op. (Opossum) 21 (1995) ... (performer: " (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
 1989-1996 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Heroes and Villains (1996) ... (performer: "I Got You Babe" - uncredited)
- Danger UXD (1989) ... (performer: "Come Out To Play" - uncredited)
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 14 episodes, 1980 - 1995) (writer - 6 episodes, 1980 - 1995)
- Episode dated 2 November 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Until My Dying Day") / (writer: "Until My Dying Day")
- Episode dated 26 October 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Until My Dying Day") / (writer: "Until My Dying Day")
- Episode dated 29 August 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "I Got You Babe" video)
- Episode dated 18 February 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "I Won't Close My Eyes")
- Episode dated 3 September 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "One In Ten") / (writer: "One In Ten")
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn (performer: "Superstition")
 1995/I The Last Supper (performer: "Contaminated Minds") / (writer: "Contaminated Minds")
 1995 Roommates (performer: "MANY RIVERS TO CROSS")
 1994 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger/UB40 (1994) ... (performer: "C'Est La Vie", "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1993 Gottsu ê kanji (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 August 1993 (1993) ... (performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 1993 Sliver (performer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1992 A Few Good Men (performer: "All I Want to Do") / (writer: "All I Want to Do")
 1990 Men at Work (performer: "WEAR YOU TO THE BALL")
 1989 Valentina (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- L'altra (1989) ... (performer: "I Got You Babe")
- Per amore di Valentina (1989) ... (performer: "Breakfast in Bed")
- Valentina non riposa (1989) ... (performer: "Contaminated Minds")
- Baba Yaga (1989) ... (performer: "Come Out to Play")
 1989 Black Rain (performer: "THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO") / (producer: "THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO")
 1989 The Dream Team (performer: "DANCE WITH THE DEVIL") / (writer: "DANCE WITH THE DEVIL")
 1989 The Mighty Quinn (performer: "I GOTTA KEEP MOVING ON")
 1989 Violent Shit (performer: "Red, Red Wine")
 1988 Casualty (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Welcome to Casualty (1988) ... ("Red Red Wine", uncredited)
  The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Yob (1988) ... (performer: "Hit It", "Sing Our Own Song") / (writer: "Hit It", "Sing Our Own Song")
 1986 Something Wild (performer: "Zero, Zero Seven Charlie")
 1986 Rock Around the Dock (TV Movie) (performer: "Sing Our Own Song", "All I Want to Do") / (writer: "Sing Our Own Song", "All I Want to Do")
 1985 Now That's What I Call Music 6 (Video) (performer: "I Got You Babe", "Don't Break My Heart")
 1985 UB40 and Chrissie Hynde: I Got You Babe (Video short) (performer: "I Got You Babe")
 1984 Electric Dreams (performer: "Johnny Too Bad")
 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary) (performer: "Madame Medusa") / (writer: "Madame Medusa")
 1981 The Monster Club (performer: "25 Per Cent")
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