Titles You Haven't Rated (89)
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A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion (IMDB).
On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.
Ed Jacobson is a railway worker at Woking station. His life takes a turn for the worse when his son, Sam, begins experiencing psychotic episodes. Shortly afterwards, a young woman named Linda asks for a ticket to a non-existent destination called "Macon Heights". (en.wikipedia.org)
Sixteen year-old Laura Chant lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into a supernatural battle with an ancient spirit who attacks Jacko and slowly drains the life out of him as the spirit becomes ever younger. Laura discovers her true identity and the supernatural ability within her, and must harness it to save her brother's life. (imdb)
Electric Dreams (2017) - TV Series
A sci-fi anthology series with stand-alone episodes based on the works of Phillip K. Dick. (imdb)
THE PARTY is a comedy wrapped around a tragedy. It starts as a celebration and ends with blood on the floor. (imdb)
A story set in the north English seaside town of Blackpool and centered on two kindred spirits who form an unlikely friendship.
A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness - who are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history. (imdb)
Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel. (imdb)
When Alice wakes up in Wonderland she must travel through a mysterious new world to retrieve a magical scepter that can stop the evil Lord of Time before he turns forward the clock and turns Wonderland into a barren, lifeless old world. With the help of some new friends, Alice must also uncover an evil plot to put the Queen of Hearts back on the throne. (imdb)
The Enfield Haunting (2015) - TV Mini-Series
In August 1977, a series of bizarre and terrifying events begin to take place in a seemingly ordinary house in Enfield, North London. (imdb)
Cider With Rosie (2015) - TV Movie
A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War. (imdb)
When Chinese-Australian teenager Lawrence fails his high-school exams because of cheating, destroying his dreams of a medical degree, he's banished to the country for the summer. There, he meets a conman the Professor and his cynical daughter Sarah, and learns that even the sneakiest scam can't conjure up love. (imdb)
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. (imdb)
Blandings (2013) - TV Mini-Series
Blandings Castle is dysfunction junction, the home of a chaotic family struggling to keep itself in order. Clarence Emsworth, ninth earl and master of Blandings Castle, yearns to be left in peace; preferably with his beloved pig.
Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson star in this romantic caper comedy as a divorced duo who set aside their differences to undertake a high-stakes jewel robbery on the Côte d'Azur. (tiff.net)
School is over and summer has begun in the dead-end seaside town of Rainmouth. Jamie's desperate to get out of there. But when he meets beautiful, smart and sexy American traveler Juliana at a party, he's smitten - the world is not so small after all. But soon after Juliana's arrival, strange things start happening. One of the local teens goes missing at a party. Then, another. Jamie is warned by an enigmatic stranger that a werewolf is in town - and preying solely on virgin flesh! (Distribution company)
When an unknown vigilante begins killing high-priority terrorists from America's Most Wanted list in Europe, a former FBI field agent (Christian Slater) is brought in by the US Ambassador (Donald Sutherland) to discover the identity of the assassin. (beyondhollywood.com)
As the Cold War meets the sexual revolution in 1960s London, the lifelong friendship of two teenage girls (Elle Fanning, Alice Englert) is shattered by ideological differences and personal betrayals. This new film from director Sally Potter (Orlando) also stars Annette Bening and Christina Hendricks. (tiff.net)
Ocean's Eleven meets The Usual Suspects in a bleak city in north England, in this gritty heist thriller about a young Yorkshireman who hooks up with his old mates to embark on a wild -- and risky -- robbery scheme aimed at the local drug kingpin. (tiff.net)
A man searches an alternate universe for a long-lost love from his youth.
The Syndicate (2012) - TV Series
5 poor workers in a supermarket in Leeds whose lives turn upside down after they jointly win the lottery, and then in series 2 it's the turn of a team of hospital staff. (imdb)
A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London's most exclusive jewelers. (imdb)
Room on the Broom (2012) - Short Film
To the annoyance of her cat a kindly witch allows a dog,a bird and a frog who have helped her retrieve things she has lost to ride on her broomstick,making it top heavy. The broom is destroyed by a fire-breathing dragon who threatens to eat the witch but the creatures band together to impersonate a monster and save her. As a result she fashions a luxurious new broom with seats on which they can all ride comfortably. (imdb)
One man's mission to follow his dream is comically halted in its tracks at the request of his dear, but difficult, aged Jewish mother who is hell-bent on seeing her warring dysfunctional grown up grandchildren together one last time before she dies (imdb)
The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter. (imdb)
19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.
A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion. (imdb)
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)
Tom Hooper directs this drama based on the true story of Britain's King George VI (Colin Firth), a man who for years struggled with a nervous disposition and an embarrassing stutter -- until he seeks help from unorthodox Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush). Logue's pioneering treatment and unlikely friendship give the royal leader a sense of confidence that serves him and his country well during the dark days of World War II.
Brian Clough (Sheen) takes over as manager of Leeds United following the departure of club hero Don Revie (Meaney) for the England job and for the first time has to work without his partner, Peter Taylor (Spall). Adaptation of the popular book.
Born in the Desert of Africa Waris growths up with a permanent fight to survive. She flees from her father and works in London as the housemaid of an Somali diplomat, but isn't allowed to leave the house. Waris flees again and starts to learn English and works as a cleaner, winning Marylin as a new friend. She gets up to a great position but her past and the genital mutilation irritates her and she's unsure whether to go public with this big problem ...
A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations. (imdb)
The Fattest Man in Britain (2009) - TV Movie
Georgie Godwin, housebound for 23 years,is the fattest man in Britain, a tourist attraction, thanks to greedy 'agent', cabbie Morris who brings visitors to Rochdale to hear Georgie sing and - rather to his annoyance - touch him. Devoted neighbour Janice is Georgie's only other regular outside contact until he meets Amy, a pregnant teenager fleeing a violent boyfriend ,whom he takes in as a lodger. (imdb)
Jamie Morgan, a young man with a large heart-shaped birthmark on his face, discovers that there are demons on the streets of East London. (imdb)
Gunrush (2009) - TV Movie
Doug Becket is a driving-instructor whose life changes dramatically when his daughter takes a deadly bullet during a hold-up. Tormented by his grief and his torn-apart family he starts a search after the perpetrators to set things straight.
As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously "This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past. (imdb)
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow. (imdb)
During Harry Houdini's tour of Britain in 1926, the master escapologist enters into a passionate affair with a Scottish psychic. The psychic and her daughter attempt to con Houdini during a highly publicized séance to contact his mother whose death has haunted him for many years. However all does not go to plan... (imdb)
A classic Disney fairy tale collides with modern-day New York City in a story about a fairytale princess from the land of Andalasia who is thrust into the heart of New York City by an evil queen. Soon after her arrival, Princess Giselle begins to change her views on life and love after meeting a handsome lawyer. Can a storybook view of romance survive in the real world? (Walt Disney)
Based on the 19th century legend of Sweeney Todd and the hit Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Sweeney Todd a.k.a Benjamin Barker returns to London after being sent away by Judge Turpin with the help of a sailor, Anthony Hope. He opens a barber shop above Mrs. Lovett's Meat Pie Shop were she sells "the worst pies in London"... (imdb)
Oliver Twist (2007) - TV Mini-Series
Adaptation of Dickens' classic in five half hour episodes.
A Room with a View (2007) - TV Movie
On a trip to Italy, prim aristocrat Lucy Honeychurch (Elaine Cassidy) steals a kiss from a handsome commoner (Rafe Spall) but pays a heavy emotional price when she sees him again in stuffy Edwardian England in this spirited adaptation of E.M. Forster's classic novel. The talented cast includes Elizabeth McGovern as Lucy's mother, Timothy Spall as the socialist Mr. Emerson and Sinéad Cusack as the flamboyant Miss Lavish. (Netflix)
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades (2007) - Direct-to-Video
Sixteen year old Indiana Jones joins an international trio of spies plotting against their German counterparts in the neutral city of Barcelona. After his old acquaintance Pablo Picasso helps him get a job at Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Indy devices a plan to forge a love letter written by the German cultural attaché to make it seem he is having an affair with the Countess of Toledo. In August of the same year, Indiana is reassigned to Prague where he is to receive an important phone call
The Street (2006) - TV Series
Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street. (imdb)
Jamie's Return to School Dinners (2006) - TV Movie
Jamie Oliver wants to find out what's going on with school dinners after the British government pledged ₤280 million to sort out the mess. Good things have happened but Jamie wants to see where the money has gone and if it's enough to make the radical changes he suggested around the country. Jamie returns to find that nearly half a million kids have stopped eating school dinners and another half million have no chance of a cooked lunch.
Mysterious Creatures (2006) - TV Movie
An extraordinary story about ordinary people left without hope and driven to absolute despair. Two years ago, Bill and Wendy Ainscow posted a suicide note to a newspaper, took a cocktail of drugs and walked into the sea in Tenerife. Rescued by a fishing boat, Bill died but barely-alive Wendy lived. (manchestereveningnews.co.uk)
Cherished (2005) - TV Movie
Cherished is based on the true story of Angela Cannings, who was tried for the murder of her babies. Angela was convicted with no physical evidence. Her acquittal created a landmark in legal history, resulting in a change of the law. Since then, nobody can be convicted in a criminal case on expert witness alone without proper physical evidence, such as that which would be required in any murder case. (bbc.co.uk)
The life and times of Albert Pierrepoint - Britain's most prolific hangman (IMDB)
Mr Harvey Lights a Candle (2005) - TV Movie
A teacher comes to terms with his past during a school trip to Salisbury Cathedral.
Jamie's School Dinners (2005) - TV Mini-Series
British TV chef Jamie Oliver is appalled by the food being served in British public schools. He learns that not only do the children prefer to eat junk food, but they have very little knowledge of vegetables and fruits and are very afraid of trying anything remotely new. This series shows all the problems and dilemmas he faces and overcomes whilst admirably attempting to make a healthier nation. (imdb)
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry. (imdb)
Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. (imdb)
The paths of two warriors converge when the Emperor of Japan hires a Civil War veteran to train Japan's first modern army. As he encounters the Samurai traditions, the troubled American soldier finds himself at the center of a violent and epic struggle between two eras and two worlds, with only his sense of honor to guide him.
My House in Umbria (2003) - TV Movie
After a bomb destroys a railway carriage, the four survivors repair to the villa of one, Mrs. Delahunty, a writer of romance novels, a woman with a past. The others are an aging British general, a young German man, and Aimee, an American girl orphaned in the blast.(imdb)
Barry is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny and reformed gangster turned restaurateur Dabba, he finds out the hard way that there are old scores and a few new ones that'll make getting square a lot harder than he thought.
Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket. Their daughter Rachel cleans in a home for elderly people, and their son Rory is unemployed and aggressive. The joy has gone out of Phil's and Penny's life, but when an unexpected tragedy occurs, they are brought together to rediscover their love... (imdb)
Snowboarding through life, David Aames (Cruise) appears to lead a charmed life. In one night David meets a girl of his dreams and loses her by making a small mistake. Thrust unexpectedly onto a roller-coaster ride of romance, comedy, suspicion, love, sex and dreams, David finds himself on a mind-bending search for his soul and discovers the precious, ephemeral nature of true love. (Paramount Pictures)
Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the rest of her life (and that her name is Claire). This eventually disrupts their relationship. (imdb)
In an instant, Chris Cole (Whalberg) rockets to the dizzying heights of sudden stardom, rising from devotee to icon, from the ultimate rock fan to the ultimate rock god -- the wanna-be who got to be. So what happens when an average guy gets everything he wants...and discovers it's not enough? (Warner Bros.)
A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love. (imdb)
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001) - TV Movie
Pete has recently got a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman. His mentor is the veteran Tommy, whose methods are rather rude; his sole target is to be the best salesman in his team and to receive the "Golden Hoover". Their temperaments are quite different and the apprentice days turn wilder and wilder. (imdb)
A comedy about a prison escape with a musical twist. (Paramount Pictures)
The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honour is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princess of France and her three lovely companions. It's love at first sight for all concerned followed by the men's highly entertaining but hopeless efforts to disguise their feelings. (imdb)
In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the steward, Vatel, a man of honor, talent, and low birth. The prince is craven in his longing for stature: no task is too menial or dishonorable for him to give Vatel... (imdb)
Rough for Theatre II (2000) - Short Film
Two possibly supernatural life-auditors examine the history of a potential suicide.
Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners.
After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to one of their greatest successes. (imdb)
A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family. (imdb)
Shooting the Past (1999) - TV Movie
A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library employees will resort to anything to thwart him. (imdb)
"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)
Neville's Island (1998) - TV Movie
It's basically the story of 4 business men on a "team building" weekend, where they set off to a remote island and end up being stuck on it. Soon all the hidden stories and rivalries start appearing...
Steven Grlscz is a vampire living only for the seduction of his next victim and committed to no one, surviving off the life-giving properties of his conquests' blood. He then meets intelligent and beautiful Anne Levels, and he seems to have met his soul mate. Grlscz is conflicted between his feelings and his vampiric bloodlust...
Our Mutual Friend (1998) - TV Mini-Series
Based on Dickens' novel about a rich misanthrope who leaves his estate to his estranged son with an odd condition.
Cynthia lives in London with her sullen street-sweeper daughter. Her brother has been successful with his photographer's business and now lives nearby in a more upmarket house. But Cynthia hasn't even been invited round there after a year. So, all round, she feels rather lonely and isolated. Meanwhile, in another part of town, Hortense, adopted at birth but now grown up, starts to try and trace her mother. (imdb)
A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa. (imdb)
Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on Andy, a cook who forever puts off home remodeling projects, and with a drunken friend, buys a broken down lunch wagon... (imdb)
The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travels aimless through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give new sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions leads both only deeper into despair. (imdb)
A virgin, presumably because she's fearful of sexually consummating her pending marriage, has terrifying nightmares, only the demons in them converge with the real world and gruesome, gory murders result. This British flicker has plenty of monsters and hideous make-up for shock lovers. (John Stanley's Creature Features Movie Guide Strikes Again)
Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (1988) - TV Mini-Series
This documentary series uses drama and commentary to shed light on the lives and works of Joseph Conrad, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, T. S. Eliot, Henrik Ibsen, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, Luigi Pirandello, Marcel Proust and Virginia Woolf. (imdb)
Journey's End (1988) - TV Movie
Set in the trenches at Saint-Quentin, Aisne, in 1918 towards the end of the First World War, Journey's End gives a glimpse into the experiences of the officers of a British Army infantry company in World War I. The entire story plays out in the officers' dugout over four days from 18 March 1918 to 21 March 1918. (wikipedia.org)
Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it. (imdb)
Story of the night that Mary Shelley gave birth to the horror classic "Frankenstein." (imdb)
Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film (imdb)
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)
Home Sweet Home (1982) - TV Episode
Three postal workers and their dysfunctional families interact over cups of tea and Sunday dinner. Stan, Gordon, and Harold sort mail. While the clueless Harold's at work, Stan nips round for loveless sex with Harold's near-sighted, romance-starved wife, June. When Gordon's out, Hazel invites Stan in for tea, randy talk, and to show off her newly-thin figure. Social workers want Stan to spend time with his teenage daughter, Tina, fostered out since Stan's divorce. (imdb)