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David Bowie
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Date of Birth: Jan 8, 1947

Country: UK

Biography: David Bowie is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers of pop music. Born David Jones, he changed his name to Bowie in the 1960s, to avoid confusion with the then well-known Davy Jones (lead singer of The Monkees).

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Total Titles at Criticker: 49 - You've Seen 49

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Titles You've Ranked (49)
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Just a Gigolo Just a Gigolo (1978)
Summary: After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.
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The Rutles 2: Can The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2002)  - TV Special
Summary: After sitting on a shelf at Warner Brothers for over a year, the much anticipated sequel to Eric Idle and Gerard Corvin's 1978 mockumentary, is finally on release, revealing the final exploits of The Rutles as they do a reunion tour of America.
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Shag-O-Rama Shag-O-Rama (1991)
Summary: Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory). (imdb)
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The Love We Make The Love We Make (2011)  - TV Movie
Summary: In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, Paul McCartney travels through the streets of New York and organizes a benefit concert. (imdb)
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David Bowie: Five Years David Bowie: Five Years (2013)
Summary: A documentary about musician David Bowie focusing on five key years in his music career.
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Love You Till Tuesday Love You Till Tuesday (1969)  - Short Film
Summary: A David Bowie promotional film. (youtube.com)
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Bandslam Bandslam (2009)
Summary: Will centers on a high school outcast and a popular girl who form an unlikely bond through their shared love of music. Assembling a like-minded crew of misfits, the friends form a rock group and perform in the battle of the bands competition at their school. (imdb)
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David Bowie: An Earthling at 50 David Bowie: An Earthling at 50 (1997)  - TV Movie
Summary: Interview with David Bowie, in an original format of non-linear edition, cut-and-paste style. (imdb)
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Group Madness Group Madness (1983)
Summary: Documentary on the making of "Yellowbeard"
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Absolute Beginners Absolute Beginners (1986)
Summary: A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets involved with a pop promoter and tries to crack the big time. Meanwhile, racial tension is brewing in Colin's Notting Hill housing estate... (imdb)
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The Beatles Revolution The Beatles Revolution (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: Celebrities explain how the Beatles (who only appear in archival footage) and their music touched their lives. (imdb)
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David Bowie & the Story of Ziggy Stardust David Bowie & the Story of Ziggy Stardust (2012)  - TV Movie
Summary: Both a visual flashback and a telling of the life and birth of the alter ego that was David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust. (imdb)
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The Concert for New York City The Concert for New York City (2001)  - TV Special
Summary: The Concert for New York City was a benefit concert, featuring many famous musicians, that took place on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden in New York City in response to the September 11 attacks. Aside from performing for charity, the concert was an attempt to honor the first responders from the New York City Fire Department and New York City Police Department. (Wikipedia)
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Baal Baal (1982)  - TV Movie
Summary: Baal is a young amoral rebellious poetic genius who, after a short and eventful life of debauchery, betrayal and violence, is about to cut his ties to the world and meet his doom. A high society party is where the end begins. (imdb)
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David Bowie: The Last Five Years David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017)
Summary: A documentary about David Bowie's final two albums "The Next Day" (2013) and "Blackstar" (2016) and Broadway musical "Lazarus". (imdb)
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Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story (2017)
Summary: The story of Mick Ronson, the guitar great who helped to create the sound of David Bowie's hugely influential glam rock years.
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The Hunger The Hunger (1997)  - TV Series
Summary: Terence Stamp and David Bowie host a horror anthology show, introducing the evening's story. The stories are steamy, erotic tales dealing with power, sex, lust and driving urges. (imdb)
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August August (2008)
Summary: AUGUST is the story of two brothers, Tom and Joshua Sterling (Josh Hartnett and Adam Scott) whose Internet start-up, Landshark, is as hot as a New York City summer - only this is the summer of 2001, their company is in lock up, its stock price is plunging and, in a few weeks, the world will change forever. (facebook.com)
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The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness (1992)
Summary: A live concert in tribute to Freddie Mercury, former lead singer of Queen. Mercury died of AIDS and so some of the proceeds of this concert went to AIDS research. Features performers such as Metallica, Def Leppard, Elton John, Axl Rose, Extreme, George Michael, and many others. Performers alternate between doing their own hits, covering Queen songs, or jamming with the surviving members of Queen. (imdb)
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Everybody Loves Sunshine Everybody Loves Sunshine (1999)
Summary: Two toughs from the wrong side of the tracks in Manchester, choose different paths when they are released from prison. The quiet Ray wants out of the 'gangsta' life and into the local music scene with his pals, while his brash, emotional partner Terry wants to dominate the city's criminal community. His strange fixation with Ray and his pathological need for respect that he cannot show to others in return, lead him to make some impulsive moves that result in violent death and tragedy for all... (imdb)
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The Genius of David Bowie The Genius of David Bowie (2012)  - TV Movie
Summary: Showcasing some of the musician's performances in the BBC, including Space Oddity, Life on Mars?, Fashion and The Jean Genie. Plus, Lulu and Mott the Hoople perform Bowie songs, and there are further clips featuring the star's musical collaborators Iggy Pop and Lou Reed.
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Arias with a Twist Arias with a Twist (2010)
Summary: Focuses on the collaboration between cabaret and drag artist Joey Arias and master puppeteer Basil Twist, whose 2008 show brought them some of the biggest success of their careers. (imdb)
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Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (1981)
Summary: This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the 'Sound', a new disco with most modern equipment. Although she's legally too young, she asks a friend to take her. There she meets Detlef, who's in a clique where everybody's on drugs. Step by step she gets drawn deeper into the scene. (imdb)
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Cracked Actor: A Film About David Bowie Cracked Actor: A Film About David Bowie (1975)  - TV Episode
Summary: BBC documentary about David Bowie in his drug days. (imdb)
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The History of Rock The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 9 (1995)  - TV Movie
Summary: The rise of punk rock.
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Imagine: John Lennon Imagine: John Lennon (1988)
Summary: A biography of the rock music star. (imdb)
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Basquiat Basquiat (1996)
Summary: Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. (imdb)
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Into the Night Into the Night (1985)
Summary: Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull... (imdb)
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The Hunger The Hunger (1983)
Summary: The Egyptian vampire lady Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers. In return the guys or girls don't age... (imdb)
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The Man Who Fell to Earth The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Summary: Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. (imdb)
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The Last Temptation of Christ The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Summary: At his execution, Jesus is tempted by an alluring image of a peaceful and pleasant life with Mary Magdelene to try to get him to refuse the sacrifice he must make (imdb)
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Labyrinth Labyrinth (1986)
Summary: 16-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) accidentally wishes her baby stepbrother Toby to the evil Goblin King Jareth (David Bowie) who will transform Toby into a goblin if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in 13 hours.(imdb)
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Mr. Rice Mr. Rice's Secret (2000)
Summary: A terminally-ill boy's life is saved when his deceased 400-year-old friend, "Mr. Rice", leads him on a treasure hunt to find a magical "Potion of Life".
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Summary: David Lynch's prequel to his cult television series "Twin Peaks" concerns the last seven days in the life of Laura Palmer.
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Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)
Summary: The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud'/'All The Young Dudes'/'Oh! You Pretty Things', a Lou Reed cover, and a Rolling Stones cover are but some of the highlights. (IMDB)
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Zoolander Zoolander (2001)
Summary: Follows the world's most famous -- and empty-headed -- male model as he discovers the horrifying secret behind why there are no male models who live past the age of 30. (Paramount Pictures)
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Yellowbeard Yellowbeard (1983)
Summary: Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure... (imdb)
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Summary: In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. (imdb)
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Remember That Night Remember That Night (2007)  - Direct-to-Video
Summary: A live concert recording of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's solo concert at the Royal Albert Hall (wikipedia.org)
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The Image The Image (1967)  - Short Film
Summary: An artist's painting comes to life, and haunts him. (imdb)
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Scott Walker: 30 Century Man Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (2006)
Summary: A documentary on the influential musician Scott Walker. (imdb)
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The History of Rock The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 8 (1995)  - TV Movie
Summary: This episode reviews the development of Rock 'n' Roll music of the 1970s. (imdb)
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Gunslinger Gunslinger's Revenge (1998)
Summary: The idealistic lifestyle of an old West farmer, his Indian wife and half-breed son, who narrates the tale, is disrupted when his grandfather, an old gunslinger, shows up on the farm. Although looking to retire, the family is not happy with his return, given his past lifestyle and mistreatment of his family. Things get worse when another gunfighter shows up and terrorizes the town, trying to force the father into a gun fight. (imdb)
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The Virgin Soldiers The Virgin Soldiers (1969)
Summary: A group of young British soldiers live locked up in Singapur of the year 1950 dreaming about winning the love of the daughter of the sergant of the regiment. (imdb)
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The Snowman The Snowman (1982)  - Short Film
Summary: Wordless (save for the song "Walking in the Air") animated adventure about a young English boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve... (imdb)
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Glastonbury Glastonbury (2006)
Summary: This documentary chronicles the evolution of the longest running music festival in the world. Fueled by a staggering range of music, the movie embraces the spirit, characters and overwhelming experiences of the festival as it reflects the extraordinary world changes of the last three decades. (ThinkFilm)
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The Prestige The Prestige (2006)
Summary: Christopher Nolan directs this mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences. (Touchstone Pictures)
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Arthur and the Invisibles Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Summary: From the creative mind of filmmaker Luc Besson, comes a larger-than-life, family adventure about a boy who, after his grandfather disappears, sets out to save his family home from emerging real estate developers. (MGM)
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Mayor of the Sunset Strip Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003)
Summary: A musical documentary about the Homeric journey of rock impresario Rodney Bingenheimer. (First Look Pictures)