With Quintet Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Letter to Brezhnev (1985)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it's enough to make contact with two ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Bernard | Stars: Peter Firth, Alfred Molina, Tracy Marshak-Nash, Alexandra Pigg

Votes: 1,321

2. The Chain (1984)

100 min | Comedy

6.9
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Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Denis Lawson, Rita Wolf, Phyllis Logan, David Troughton

Votes: 360

3. Moving Story (1994–1995)

60 min | Comedy

7.9
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Comedy drama centred around a group of removal men, and their mishaps as they move the contents of people's houses to their new homes. A spin-off by Jack Rosenthal from his film The Chain (1984).

Stars: Warren Clarke, Phil Davis, Con O'Neill, Ronny Jhutti

Votes: 48

4. The Oresteia: The Trilogy by Aeschylus (1983)

232 min | Drama

8.8
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The murder of Agamemnon by Clytemnestra, the murder of Clytemnestra by Orestes, the trial of Orestes, the end of the curse on the House of Atreus and the pacification of the Furies.

Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Sean Baker, David Bamber, Nigel Bellairs, Mark Bond

Votes: 23

5. Good and Bad at Games (1983 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama

7.9
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Ten years after leaving school, Cox, bullied and constantly humiliated in his schooldays, seeks out his former classmates in order to be revenged.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Martyn Stanbridge, Anton Lesser, Laura Davenport, Dominic Jephcott

Votes: 89

6. Star Quality: Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1985 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama

7.7
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Eustace (Sir Ian Holm) and Dorrie Edgehill (Dame Judi Dench) have decided to leave Samola, a British protectorate in the Pacific. After the failure of his latest harebrained scheme no one is likely to give Eustace a job now. Or are they?

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Rachel Gurney, Alan MacNaughtan

Votes: 61

7. Reflections (1984)

100 min | Romance, Drama

6.1
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A stoic historian rents a lodge for the summer in the idyllic Irish countryside to finish his biography of Sir Isaac Newton, but his attention refocuses on his landlords, the dysfunctional lower-upper class Lawless family.

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Donal McCann, Fionnula Flanagan, Harriet Walter

Votes: 40

8. That Uncertain Feeling (1986– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Married assistant librarian John Lewis 's mainstay is fantasy, until Mrs Gruffydd -Williams enters his life with interests and offers decidedly non-literary.

Stars: Denis Lawson, Brenda Blethyn, Sheila Gish, David Calder

Votes: 5

9. Tartuffe, or the Impostor (1983 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.6
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Televised adaptation of Moliere's play with Antony Sher in the title role of Tartuffe.

Director: Bill Alexander | Stars: Lesley Sharp, Sylvia Coleridge, Stephanie Fayerman, Sara Mair-Thomas

Votes: 50

10. And a Nightingale Sang (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Romance lifts a sister from a lively family in working-class Newcastle during World War II.

Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Phyllis Logan, Tom Watt, Joan Plowright, John Woodvine

Votes: 72

11. All the World's a Stage (1984)

55 min | Drama

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One man's journey through the theatre.

Stars: Ronald Harwood, Ian Saynor, Peter Gale, Peter Hall

12. The Death of a Composer: Rosa, a Horse Drama (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Music

6.7
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This is a TV adaptation of a 1993 opera entitled "Rosa," with a libretto by Greenaway and score by Louis Andriessen. "Rosa" is the first in a projected series of 10 operas, each dealing ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Lyndon Terracini, Miranda van Kralingen, Marie Angel, Roger Smeets

Votes: 123

13. Star Quality (1985 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy

7.1
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In 1940's England, a young playwright is getting his first play produced by an important director. But the director wants to get a temperamental actress for the lead. And when Lorraine ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: Susannah York, Ian Richardson, Peter Chelsom, David Yelland

Votes: 55

14. The Mysteries (1985–1986)

Drama

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Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Robert Stephens, Don Warrington, Karl Johnson

15. Decadence (1984 Video)

Drama

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Director: Christopher Haydon | Stars: Steven Berkoff, Linda Marlowe

16. Mrs. Capper's Birthday (1985 TV Movie)

58 min | Comedy

7.1
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Cleaning woman and war widow Hilda Capper realizes on her birthday that her life is better than that of her employers.

Director: Mike Ockrent | Stars: Patricia Hayes, Avis Bunnage, Paula Wilcox, Kathryn Pogson

Votes: 55

17. Me and the Girls (1985 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama

7.1
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George Banks (Sir Tom Courtenay) recalls his past life travelling in charge of a dancing troupe.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Nichola McAuliffe, Philip Voss, Robert Glenister

Votes: 37

18. Shakespeare Lives! (1982– )

Drama

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Stars: Clive Arrindell, Suzanne Bertish, Michael Bogdanov, Michael Bryant

19. What Mad Pursuit? (1985 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Tony Smith | Stars: Carroll Baker, Paul Daneman, Neil Cunningham, Jane Carr

Votes: 30

20. Orwell's England (1985 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Michael Bogdanov | Stars: Stephen Brennan, Andrew Dodge, Miranda Foster, Charmian Gradwell

21. Star Quality: Bon Voyage (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 58 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The Videograss crew brings you their newest movie titled Bon Voyage. Things went really well this season, so expect some mind melting parts from Justin Bennee, Mikey Leblanc, Jed Anderson, ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Vardy | Stars: Judy Parfitt, Nigel Havers, Helen Horton, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 36

22. The Pied Piper by Adrian Mitchell (1986 Video)

Musical

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Directors: Adrian Mitchell, Alan Cohen | Stars: Nicola Blackman, Shaun Curry, John Darrell, Yvonne Gidden

23. Hiawatha (1984 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

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Director: Michael Bogdanov | Stars: Yvonne Bryceland, David Joss Buckley, Jim Carter, Terry Diab

24. Bestseller (1985 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Mike Ockrent | Stars: Jeffrey Archer, Leon Brittan, Richard Cohen, Joni Evans

25. The Human Voice (1985 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Mary McMurray | Stars: Elisabeth Söderström, Thomas Allen, Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

26. Britten: War Requiem (1985 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Mary McMurray | Stars: Thomas Allen, Elisabeth Söderström, Robert Tear

27. Three Plays by Samuel Beckett: Rockaby, Footfalls and Eh Joe. (1988 TV Special)

Drama

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Filmed a year before the author's death in 1989, these special studio recordings of Eh Joe, Footfalls, and Rockaby are brief, concentrated, and pared down to the absolute essentials, even ... See full summary »

Director: Walter D. Asmus | Stars: Christine Collins, Klaus Herm, Billie Whitelaw

28. One Woman Plays (1983 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Michael Bogdanov | Star: Yvonne Bryceland

29. Here's a Funny Thing (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography, Comedy

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Tribute to the comedian, Max Miller. Miller's story is told as a part of his act, weaving biographical details amongst the gags and songs.

Director: Bryan Izzard | Stars: John Bardon, Clare Kelly

30. West (1984 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

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Director: John Frankau | Stars: Bruce Payne, Rory Edwards, Susan Kyd, Stella Tanner

31. Moving Story (1994–1995)
Episode: Moving Story (1994)

90 min | Comedy

8.2
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Asif begins a new job, with Elite Removals, joining Bamber, Adrenalin and Nick in the "The African Queen". Their first job is to move Mr and Mrs Bates to Brighton but their schedule is thrown in to chaos when he vows to stay.

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: Warren Clarke, Phil Davis, Con O'Neill, Ronny Jhutti

Votes: 11

32. All the World's a Stage (1984)
Episode: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On (1984)

Drama

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Spectacle v. Language in the 17th Century.

Directors: Misha Williams, Michael Bogdanov, Peter Hall | Stars: Ronald Harwood, Peter Hall, John Gielgud, Robert Hale

33. The Mysteries (1985–1986)
Episode: The Nativity (1985)

133 min | Drama

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What made Jesus Jesus? How did his life and teachings reflect his Jewish roots-and break away from them? Prepare for a fresh look at Jesus that will bring you closer than ever to the dawn ... See full summary »

Directors: Derek Bailey, Bill Bryden | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, David Busby, Jim Carter, Edna Doré

34. The Mysteries (1985–1986)
Episode: The Passion (1985)

94 min | Drama

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Directors: Derek Bailey, Bill Bryden | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, David Busby, Edna Doré, Christopher Gilbert

35. The Mysteries (1985–1986)
Episode: Domesday (1986)

122 min | Drama

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Directors: Derek Bailey, Bill Bryden | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, David Busby, Jim Carter, Edna Doré

36. The South Bank Show (1978– )
Episode: Simon Rattle (1985)

Documentary

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Director: Alan Benson | Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Simon Rattle

37. The Gravy Train (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1990)

51 min | Comedy

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Director: David Tucker | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Ian Richardson, Almanta Suska, Alexei Sayle

38. The Gravy Train (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1990)

51 min | Comedy

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Director: David Tucker | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Ian Richardson, Almanta Suska, Alexei Sayle

39. The Gravy Train (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1990)

52 min | Comedy

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Director: David Tucker | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Ian Richardson, Almanta Suska, Alexei Sayle

40. The Gravy Train (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1990)

51 min | Comedy

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Director: David Tucker | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Ian Richardson, Almanta Suska, Alexei Sayle

41. The Gravy Train Goes East (1991)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1991)

54 min | Comedy

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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: György Bárdy, Henry Goodman, Francesca Annis, Sándor Szabó

42. The Gravy Train Goes East (1991)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1991)

54 min | Comedy

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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Cécile Paoli, Frigyes Hollósi, András Bálint

43. The Gravy Train Goes East (1991)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1991)

52 min | Comedy

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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Christoph Waltz, András Bálint, Frigyes Hollósi, Ian Richardson

44. The Gravy Train Goes East (1991)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1991)

55 min | Comedy

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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Henry Goodman, Christoph Waltz, András Bálint, Frigyes Hollósi

45. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Jeffrey Archer: The Self Made Man (1998)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Stars: Jeffrey Archer, Lola Archer, Mary Archer, Michael Crick


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