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Bill Nighy
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Date of Birth: Dec 12, 1949

Country: UK

Biography: William Francis "Bill" Nighy is an English actor and comedian. He worked in theatre and television before his first cinema role in 1981, and made his name in television with The Men's Room in 1991, in which he played the womanizer Prof. Mark Carleton, whose extra-marital affairs kept him "vital". He became known around the world in 2003 as Billy Mack, the aging pop star in Love Actually...(wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 68 - You've Seen 68

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Titles You've Ranked (68)
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Arthur Christmas Arthur Christmas (2011)
Summary: Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the center of the film is a story about a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns. (Sony Pictures)
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)
Summary: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. (imdb)
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Page Eight Page Eight (2011)  - TV Movie
Summary: Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss and best friend Benedict Baron (Michael Gambon) dies suddenly, leaving behind him an inexplicable file, threatening the stability of the organization. (imdb)
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Wrath of the Titans Wrath of the Titans (2012)
Summary: Perseus embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus, who has been targeted for capture by his traitorous son, Ares, and his brother, Hades. (imdb)
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Total Recall Total Recall (2012)
Summary: A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run. (imdb)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Summary: A modern day fairy tale in which the long-standing peace between men and giants is threatened, as a young farmer leads an expedition into the giants' kingdom in hopes of rescuing a kidnapped princess. (imdb)
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London - The Modern Babylon London - The Modern Babylon (2012)
Summary: Director Julien Temple (The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, The Filth and the Fury) surveys the past century of London's tumultuous history in this vibrant documentary. (tiff.net)
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Chalet Girl Chalet Girl (2011)
Summary: Pretty tomboy Kim Matthews, 19, used to be a champion skateboarder - but now she's stuck in a job in Alps trying to support her Dad... (imdb)
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Mack the Knife Mack the Knife (1989)
Summary: In the 19th century London, a young girl falls for a famous womanizing criminal and they decide to get married. Her family strongly disapproves so her father "the king of thieves" gets the gangster arrested. (imdb)
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Glorious 39 Glorious 39 (2009)
Summary: On the eve of World War Two, the adopted daughter of a traditional British family discovers some secret recordings that could change government policy. Then her friends begin to die in mysterious circumstances.
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The Lost Prince The Lost Prince (2003)  - TV Movie
Summary: The true story of the British royal prince locked away because of having epilepsy. (imdb)
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The Little Drummer Girl The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Summary: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forcibly recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother. (imdb)
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Wild Target Wild Target (2010)
Summary: Hitman fails to kill one of his targets. He protects her and takes young man who saved his life as his apprentice. Together they run away from another assassin and his angry boss.
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Summary: Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the Trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned. (imdb)
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Hitler Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)  - TV Movie
Summary: The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the SA and experiences the darker side of Nazism after the SA is disbanded and Karl is thrown into prison and later conscripted into the German army. Brother is pitted against brother until their relationship, and the Third Reich, stands in ruins. (imdb)
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Rango Rango (2011)
Summary: A chameleon that aspires to be a swashbuckling hero finds himself in a Western town plagued by bandits and is forced to literally play the role in order to protect it.
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The World The World's End (2013)
Summary: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival. (imdb)
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About Time About Time (2013)
Summary: At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (imdb)
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Dad Dad's Army (2016)
Summary: The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion. (imdb)
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Ready When You Are Mr. McGill Ready When You Are Mr. McGill (2003)  - TV Movie
Summary: An extra in a TV drama is finally given a line to say. He goes on to cause mounting chaos. (imdb)
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Norm of the North Norm of the North (2016)
Summary: Displaced from their Arctic home, a polar bear named Norm and his three lemming friends wind up in New York City, where Norm becomes the mascot of a corporation he soon learns is tied to the fate of his homeland. (imdb)
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Their Finest Their Finest (2017)
Summary: A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. (imdb)
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The Limehouse Golem The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Summary: A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible. (imdb)
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The Bookshop The Bookshop (2017)
Summary: Set in a small town in 1959 England, it is the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield. (imdb)
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Longitude Longitude (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: An 18th century clock maker named Jon Harrison begins what is to become a forty-year task to invent a system for determining longitude at sea with a nautical timepiece. Meanwhile, 200 years in the future, naval officer Rupert Gould discovers Harrison's neglected chronometers and sets out to restore them. A high seas saga of passion, determination, and discovery. (cduniverse.com)
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The Armstrongs The Armstrongs (2006)  - TV Series
Summary: The Armstrongs is an access-all-areas insight into the unorthodox and sometimes ruthless business antics that are par for the course at "U-Fit", Coventry's third-biggest double glazing company. (en.wikipedia.org)
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National Theatre Live: Skylight National Theatre Live: Skylight (2014)  - TV Movie
Summary: On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires. (youtube.com)
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Turks & Caicos Turks & Caicos (2014)  - TV Movie
Summary: Following on from the events of Page Eight, Johnny Worricker is hiding out from his work at MI5 on the tax-exile Turks and Caicos Islands. Trouble comes knocking when an encounter with a CIA agent forces him into the company of some dubious American businessmen. (en.wikipedia.org)
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I, Frankenstein I, Frankenstein (2014)
Summary: Frankenstein's creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans. (imdb)
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Canterbury Tales Canterbury Tales (2003)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: A miniseries of adaptations of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales to a modern setting.
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Salting the Battlefield Salting the Battlefield (2014)  - TV Movie
Summary: Johnny Worricker and Margot Tyrell are now on the run together across Europe. With the net fast closing in, Worricker knows his only chance of resolving his problems is to return home and confront his nemesis - the prime minister, Alec Beasley. (bbc.co.uk)
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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Summary: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it's making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals. (imdb)
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Pride Pride (2014)
Summary: LGBT activists who raise money to help families affected by the UK miners' strike in 1984. The National Union of Mineworkers is reluctant to accept the group's support due to the union's public relations worries about being openly associated with a gay group, so the activists instead decide to take their donations directly to a small mining village in Wales -- resulting in an alliance, unlikely for the era but ultimately successful, between their respective communities. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Miracle at Oxford Miracle at Oxford (1996)
Summary: At England's prestigious Oxford University, it's a matter of honor to win against its long-standing rival, Cambridge, in the annual rowing competition. But when the team (played by Johan Leysen, Dominic West, Dylan Baker, Geraldine Somerville and Josh Lucas) is served up a heartbreaking defeat, they must pull together and find a way to reclaim the top spot. That won't be easy, however, as they bicker over ways to become the best once again.
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Thirteen at Dinner Thirteen at Dinner (1985)  - TV Movie
Summary: Hercule Poirot appears on a TV talk show with actor Bryan Martin who is making an action/detective movie with Jane Wilkinson. He also meets impressionist Carlotta Adams. They all go to a party and Jane asks him and Captain Hastings to go and meet her husband, Lord Edgware in regards to a divorce. They do so, to discover that the Lord had already granted her a divorce. Jane is delighted but drops hints that she could have killed the Lord if he didn't grant her the divorce... (imdb)
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Underworld: Evolution Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Summary: Underworld: Evolution continues the saga of war between the aristocratic Death Dealers and the barbaric Lycans (werewolves). The film traces the beginnings of the ancient feud between the two tribes as the beautiful vampire heroine Selene (Beckinsale) discovers that she has been betrayed by her own kind and seeks her revenge.
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The Constant Gardener The Constant Gardener (2005)
Summary: Adapted from the novel by John le Carre, this is a gripping romantic thriller that sweeps audiences along one man's emotional and global journey to uncover the truth behind a personal loss and a worldwide conspiracy. (Focus Features)
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Underworld Underworld (2003)
Summary: Underworld reimagines Vampires as a secretive clan of modern aristocratic sophisticates whose mortal enemies are the Lycans (werewolves), a shrewd gang of street thugs who prowl the city's underbelly. (Screen Gems)
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The Girl in the Café The Girl in the Café (2005)  - TV Movie
Summary: Lawrence (Nighy), an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina (Macdonald), an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations. (imdb)
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Being Human Being Human (1993)
Summary: One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart. (imdb)
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Still Crazy Still Crazy (1998)
Summary: "Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: Money, Fame, Success, Groupies, a Singer who died of drugs and even a divine ending, when lightning struck the stage during an open-air. (imdb)
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Summary: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley reunite this epic tale chronicling the further mis-adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow. (Buena Vista Pictures)
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Shaun of the Dead Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Summary: This romantic zombie comedy follows the bloody funny adventures of underachiever Shaun and his best mate Ed as they cope with a zombie invasion of North London and attempt to rescue Shaun's girlfriend Liz and his Mum. It's going to be one hell of a weekend.
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Lucky Break Lucky Break (2001)
Summary: A comedy about a prison escape with a musical twist. (Paramount Pictures)
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Enduring Love Enduring Love (2004)
Summary: Based on the acclaimed novel by Ian McEwan, Enduring Love is a psychological suspense thriller about how fate shapes our relationships, how accidents can change our lives and how meaning is unraveled from sheer chaos. (Paramount Classics)
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Blow Dry Blow Dry (2001)
Summary: When the National Hairdressing Championships descend upon a small and unsuspecting Yorkshire town, no one is prepared for the glamour and the heartache, the scheming and the cheating which disrupt their lives. (Intermedia Films)
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The Hitchhiker The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Summary: Don't Panic... Stick out your thumb to join the most ordinary man in the world on an extra-ordinary adventure across the universe in this hilarious comedy. (Touchstone Pictures)
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I Capture the Castle I Capture the Castle (2003)
Summary: A classic English story told in a fresh, vivacious style by the teenage heroine of the piece. (Samuel Goldwyn Films)
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Love Actually Love Actually (2003)
Summary: This ultimate romantic comedy weaves together a spectacular number of love affairs into one amazing story. (Universal Pictures)
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Lawless Heart Lawless Heart (2001)
Summary: A sharp, modern love story where lust, love and loyalty are stretched to their limits. Told from three different perspectives, Lawless Heart reveals the comic and subtle realities of modern relationships. (First Look Pictures)
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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
Summary: Based on the first of the best-selling series of Alex Rider novels by Anthony Horowitz, STORMBREAKER introduces the reluctant teenage super-spy to cinema audiences. After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old hero is forced by the Special OperationsDivision of Britain's secret intelligence service, MI6, for a mission which will save millions of lives. (imdb)
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Flushed Away Flushed Away (2006)
Summary: From the teams behind "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit," comes this madcap computer animated comedy set on and beneath the streets of London in the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. (DreamWorks)
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G-Force G-Force (2009)
Summary: A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world
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The Magic Roundabout The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Summary: A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal, along with a group of friends, embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor, the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad, who wants to turn the world to ice. Dougal and his friends must recover three diamonds that are needed to stop him. (imdb)
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Pirate Radio Pirate Radio (2009)
Summary: A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960's. (imdb)
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State of Play State of Play (2003)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: 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 drug dealer is shot dead. (imdb)
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Gideon Gideon's Daughter (2005)  - TV Movie
Summary: Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his daughter threatens to leave his life, perhaps as revenge for his serial infidelities. Richardson plays a mother trying to bury her grief in an unconventional way after the loss of her young son. (imdb)
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Indian Summer Indian Summer (1996)
Summary: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion (imdb)
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Astro Boy Astro Boy (2009)
Summary: Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
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Kis Vuk Kis Vuk (2008)
Summary: A family animated film about a fox.
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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Summary: An origins story centered on the centuries-old feud between the the race of aristocratic vampires known as Death Dealers, and their onetime slaves, the Lycans.
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Hot Fuzz Hot Fuzz (2007)
Summary: In this action-packed comedy from the makers of "Shaun of the Dead," Nicholas Angel (Pegg) is the finest police officer London has to offer, with an arrest record 400% higher than any other officer on the force. He's so good, he makes everyone else look bad. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so embarrassing -- the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. A small village is about to get some big city justice. (Rogue Pictures)
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Notes on a Scandal Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Summary: Based on the novel by Zoe Heller, this psychological thriller portrays two women caught up in a drama of need and betrayal. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Summary: In the follow-up to Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, we find our heroes Will Turner (Bloom) and Eizabeth Swann (Knightley) allied with Captain Barbossa (Rush) in a desperate quest to free Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) from his mind-bending trap in Davy Jones Locker while the terrifying ghost ship, The Flying Dutchman and Davy Jones, under the control of the East India Trading Company, wreaks havoc across the seven seas. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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Guest House Paradiso Guest House Paradiso (1999)
Summary: Richie and Eddie are in charge of the worst hotel in the UK, Guest House Paradiso, neighbouring a nuclear power plant. The illegal immigrant chef has fled and all the guests have gone. But when a famous Italian filmstar, Gina Carbonara, who is in hiding from a fiance she doesn't want to marry, arrives at the hotel, things get very interesting! Another family come to the hotel as it is the only one they can afford, and when Richie uses the many tunnels and airways to steal some of their rubber bikinis, then is caught by the family's dad, he tries everything to get the video back.(imdb)
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Valkyrie Valkyrie (2008)
Summary: Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII. (imdb)
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The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
Summary: Christine Day is a young Broadway singer in New York City. She is auditioning for a show and comes across a piece of music written by an unknown music composer named Erik Destler nearly 100 years before. Erik had made a pack with the devil so the world would love his music, but the devil had one condition: that Erik's face would be horribly disfigured forever. She is coached by this mysterious figure who will do anything to make her the star of the opera even if it means murdering people. (imdb)
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AKA AKA (2002)
Summary: AKA is the story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class background and by his family. In order to make something of himself, Dean assumes another identity and manages to enter high society. (imdb)