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The cultural revolution that occurred in the 1960s England is explored in this documentary.
Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world. (imdb)
Based on the true story of the 1971 Baker Street bank robbery which was prevented from being told for over thirty years because of a Government gagging order. The real story of how one of the biggest robberies in British history took place with no arrests ever made nor money ever recovered. (imdb)
A musical inspired on Beatles's songs. A dock worker Jude (Jim Sturgess) travels to America in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood). When her brother Max (Joe Anderson) is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism. (imdb)
Archangel (2005) - TV Movie
After a visit from a Stalinist-era bodyguard who claims to have stolen a personal notebook belonging to Joseph Stalin, radical historian Fluke Kelso (Daniel Craig) digs deeper to prove its existence. But in the process, Kelso stumbles upon evidence that points to a secret Stalin legacy that may alter Soviet history. Yekaterina Rednikova and Gabriel Macht also star in this British made-for-TV thriller adapted from Robert Harris' novel.
The story follows the antics of three gun-toting, streetwise, saucy sisters in swinging London in the late 1960s.
"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)
An offbeat adventure about a poor little rich girl and the car thief who steals her heart. (Sony)
The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the "World's Hardest Working Band," The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland. (imdb)
A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa. (imdb)
Farce about a British diplomat to a West Indian island nation who finds his idyllic existance thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there. (imdb)
Sunset Limousine (1983) - TV Movie
Struggling stand-up comic (Alan O'Black) moonlights as a limousine driver and gets mixed up in a client's (Bradley Coleman) shady business deal.
A true British know-it-all saves the universe and the planet by defeating the evils of the Nazis, getting the girl on the way.
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983) - TV Series
The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. (imdb)
Fletcher's doing five years for breaking and entering. He's quick witted and never short of a trick or two to make his life that little bit easier. Lennie Godber's his cellmate who Fletch often teases but also protects in a father-like way. The other two main characters are prison officers; MacKay's a militarily strict type, keen to adhere to the rules, while Mr Barrowclough is almost a complete opposite and easily manipulated by Fletcher. (imdb)
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest. (imdb)
To Russia... With Elton (1978) - Short Film
Footage of a concert given in Moscow, Russia, by rock singer Elton John.
"The Likely Lads" is the hilarious feature-length spin-off from the popular television series. Yet again the two lovable Geordies are up to their likeable necks in trouble. It begins when Bob's wife talks Terry and his Finnish girlfriend into touring the North of England in a caravan. And it ends with both like-minded lads running away to sea. With a fantastic script from Clement and La Frenais, "The Likely Lads" is vintage, essential British comedy. (DVD Sleeve Overview)
Porridge (1974) - TV Series
The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system. (imdb)
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973) - TV Series
Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead Bob onto the straight and narrow path or will Terry divert things once again ? (imdb)
Andrej, a smuggler of microfilmed Russian manuscripts, uses the luggage of unsuspecting travelers to transport the contraband out of the country. (imdb)
Murderous, sadistic London gang leader Vic Dakin, a mother-obsessed homosexual modeled on real-life gangster Ronnie Kray, is worried about potential stool pigeons that may bring down his criminal empire. The brutal Vic cuts the throat of one bloke who has been a little too loose-lipped, afraid that his gossiping may turn into a grand operatic performance for the coppers. (imdb)
Antonia, the pampered wife of Martin Lynch-Gibbon, an upper class wine merchant, tells her husband that she is in love with their best friend, the psychiatrist Palmer Anderson. Palmer and Antonia want to deal with the situation in a civilized way, by remaining friends with Martin. Meanwhile Martin tries to keep his mistress, Georgie Hands, a secret, but Palmer's sister, Honor Klein, who taught Georgie at Oxford, tells Palmer and Antonia about her. (imdb)
A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom. (imdb)
Gerald Otley, a petty thief and garbage rummager, wakes up one morning, after a drunken night on the town, and finds that he is wanted by the police for murder. And that is only the beginning. While being pursued for a crime he did not commit, he is kidnapped by a group of criminals who suspect him of being involved with double agents. Otley manages to escape, but cannot avoid getting into one near-fatal crisis after another, as police and foreign agents chase after him. (imdb)
Two brothers looking to avoid becoming pawns of the establishment come up with a better way of making a living -- through theft -- in this satiric comedy. David Tremayne (Oliver Reed) is a successful London architect, and his younger brother Michael (Michael Crawford) is weighing his options after being kicked out of school. The brothers share a bemused disgust with the world around them and a desire to get through life without the burden of labor. (ioffer.com)
The Likely Lads (1964) - TV Series
The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the sensible one trying hard to get on with his job and with life. Terry is the wild one, always ready to lead Bob astray. (imdb)