With Channel Four Films (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)



1. Remembrance (1982)

117 min | Drama

5.4
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A group of Devonport-based Royal Navy ratings, due to sail to America for a six-month NATO exercise, go out on the town on their last night in port, hitting Plymouth's notorious Union ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: Roger Adamson, John Altman, Dawn Archibald, Sean Arnold

Votes: 131

2. Black Wax (1983)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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BLACK WAX is a musical-political entertainment film produced and directed by Robert Mugge. It centers on the late African American poet-singer-songwriter Gil Scott-Heron - the man Melody ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Mugge | Stars: Gil Scott-Heron, Ed Brady, Robert Gordon, Glen 'Astro' Turner

Votes: 88

3. Early Bird (1983)

5 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.9
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The morning shift at a big-city radio station.

Directors: Peter Lord, David Sproxton | Stars: Roger Day, John Bull

Votes: 99

4. Reflections (1984)

100 min | Romance, Drama

6.3
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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: 27

5. Inside Rooms: 26 Bathrooms, London & Oxfordshire, 1985 (1985)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Greenaway's documentary short shows us...well, 26 bathrooms, some in use by their owners while we visit. Whee!

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Cosey Fanni Tutti, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 314

6. Hail Mary (1985)

Not Rated | 72 min | Drama

6.6
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A college student gets pregnant without having intercourse, affecting people close and unrelated to her in different ways.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Myriem Roussel, Thierry Rode, Philippe Lacoste, Manon Andersen

Votes: 2,698

7. No Man's Land (1985)

110 min | Drama

6.5
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Jean, a young Swiss whose watchmaking skills no longer prove useful in the real world, dawdles his time away either in his parents' farm or in Lucie's restaurant-bar.

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Hugues Quester, Myriam Mézières, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Betty Berr

Votes: 91

8. Business as Usual (1988)

PG | 89 min | Drama

6.2
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After seeing her husband fail in fighting a battle to keep his factory open, a manageress loses her job in a disagreement with the manager over sexual harassment of her staff. She accepts ... See full summary »

Director: Lezli-An Barrett | Stars: Buki Armstrong, Simon Barratt, Eamon Boland, Eithne Browne

Votes: 63

9. Veronico Cruz (1988)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, War

7.2
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A rural teacher in Jujuy, establishes a friendly relationship with the inhabitants of Chorcán , a small Andean village . Circumstances in EEE Outbreak of War of the Malvinas and one of his ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Pereira | Stars: Leopoldo Aban, Juan José Camero, Guillermo Delgado, Ana María González

Votes: 178

10. Eat the Rich (1987)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Alex is a disgruntled server at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex and cohorts attempt to go on a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Richardson | Stars: Nosher Powell, Al Pillay, Kevin Allen, Ronald Allen

Votes: 1,144 | Gross: $0.20M

11. The Good Father (1985)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.4
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Bill (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by his wife, so that she can ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Frances Viner

Votes: 447 | Gross: $0.42M

12. On the Black Hill (1988)

117 min | Drama

6.5
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The story covers eighty years in the lives of a pair of Welsh identical twins with an unusual bond, as they go through war, love affairs, and land disputes.

Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Aled Baker, Rhys Baker, Iona Banks, Nicola Beddoe

Votes: 120

13. American Roulette (1988)

R | 102 min | Thriller

4.5
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Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Hatton | Stars: Andy Garcia, Kitty Aldridge, Guy Bertrand, Ricardo Sibelo

Votes: 160

14. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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85 Metascore

The lives of an English working-class family are told out of order in a free-associative manner. The first part, "Distant Voices", focuses on the father's role in the family. The second part, "Still Lives", focuses on his children.

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams

Votes: 3,136 | Gross: $0.69M

15. Katinka (1988)

96 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A new foreman, Huus, arrives in a sleepy Danish village, much to the delight of the unmarried women there. However, Huus becomes very friendly with Katinka and her husband, Bai, the ... See full summary »

Director: Max von Sydow | Stars: Tammi Øst, Ole Ernst, Kurt Ravn, Erik Paaske

Votes: 130

16. Act of Necessity (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.5
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An Australian couple strive to prove that chemical companies have polluted the water supply, giving their daughter leukemia.

Director: Ian Munro | Stars: Angie Milliken, Mark Owen-Taylor, Wendy Strehlow, Tim McKenzie

Votes: 15

17. Red Hot and Blue (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Music

7.7
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Modern pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter in music videos directed by established directors.

Directors: Percy Adlon, David Byrne, Alex Cox, Jonathan Demme, Philippe Gautier, Jim Jarmusch, Neil Jordan, Edward Lachman, Adelle Lutz, John Maybury, Steve McLean, Sandy McLeod, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Zak Ove, Mark Pellington, Roger Pomphrey, Matthew Rolston, John Scarlett-Davies, Wim Wenders | Stars: Afrika Bambaataa, Bono, David Byrne, Neneh Cherry

Votes: 167

18. Thousand Pieces of Gold (1991)

PG-13 | 105 min | Romance, Western

7.1
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In 1880's China, young Lalu is sold into marriage by her impoverished father. Rather than becoming a bride, Lalu ends up in an Idaho gold-mining town, the property of a saloon owner who ... See full summary »

Director: Nancy Kelly | Stars: Rosalind Chao, Chris Cooper, Michael Paul Chan, Dennis Dun

Votes: 507 | Gross: $0.72M

19. Alias 'La Gringa' (1991)

92 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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The escapades of the real life criminal "La Gringa"

Director: Alberto Durant | Stars: Germán González, Elsa Olivero, Orlando Sacha, Juan Manuel Ochoa

Votes: 93

20. Backsliding (1992)

88 min | Drama, Thriller

4.8
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While in prison, Jack had two momentous experiences: he got religion, and met the woman who would become his wife. He and Alison are devoted to the idea of staying in God's good graces, so ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Target | Stars: Tim Roth, Jim Holt, Odile Le Clezio, Ross McGregor

Votes: 77

21. Hear My Song (1991)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Ned Beatty, Adrian Dunbar, Brian Flanagan, Constance Cowley

Votes: 1,399 | Gross: $4.31M

22. The Bridge (1992)

TV-PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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When Isobel Hetherington and her three young daughters take up their seaside residence in the hot summer of 1887, life seems idyllic. But the arrival of Phillip Wilson Steer for his annual ... See full summary »

Director: Syd Macartney | Stars: Saskia Reeves, David O'Hara, Joss Ackland, Rosemary Harris

Votes: 77

23. Dust Devil (1992)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Robert John Burke, Chelsea Field, Zakes Mokae, John Matshikiza

Votes: 4,177

24. The Best Intentions (1992)

Not Rated | 182 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.9
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The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Samuel Fröler, Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby

Votes: 2,660 | Gross: $1.25M

25. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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71 Metascore

Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,506 | Gross: $4.79M

26. Loves Me... Loves Me Not (1993)

8 min | Animation, Short

6.5
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A young man is in love with an image in a picture frame. To find out if the love he feels is returned he picks a flower and starts picking the petals off it.

Director: Jeff Newitt

Votes: 206

27. The Baby of Mâcon (1993)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A movie about the corruption in all levels of society. A baby is born from a supposed-to-be virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth takes place.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ralph Fiennes, Philip Stone, Jonathan Lacey

Votes: 3,651

28. Backbeat (1994)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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A dramatization of the Hamburg, Germany phase of The Beatles' early history.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Ian Hart, Gary Bakewell

Votes: 5,388 | Gross: $2.39M

29. Mi vida loca (1993)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Angel Aviles, Seidy Lopez, Jacob Vargas, Devine

Votes: 1,782 | Gross: $3.27M

30. Not Without My Handbag (1993)

13 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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A little girl witnesses her aunt being taken dragged into hell, for defaulting on a washing machine payment. The aunt, while officially dead, feels that she has forgotten something, and ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Kossmehl | Stars: Andrea Friedrich, Alain Debray, Geraldine McEwan, Robert Booth

Votes: 324

31. The Secret Rapture (1993)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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Katherine is a basically miserable and mentally unstable woman who is married to even-aged Isobel's father, who is the only one willing to give Katherine the unconditional love that she ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Davies | Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Joanne Whalley, Penelope Wilton, Neil Pearson

Votes: 96

32. Ladybird Ladybird (1994)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.5
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This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Crissy Rock, Vladimir Vega, Sandie Lavelle, Mauricio Venegas

Votes: 2,884 | Gross: $0.15M

33. Remembrance of Things Fast: True Stories Visual Lies (1994)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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Director: John Maybury | Stars: Alana, Rupert Everett, Julia Fodo, Mark Lawrence

Votes: 31

34. Shallow Grave (1994)

R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Ken Stott

Votes: 52,891 | Gross: $2.88M

35. Sister My Sister (1994)

R | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Two sisters separated in childhood reunite years later as servants at a household in France. Their happiness to be reunited spirals into an incestuous relationship.

Director: Nancy Meckler | Stars: Julie Walters, Joely Richardson, Jodhi May, Sophie Thursfield

Votes: 2,930 | Gross: $0.22M

36. England, My England (1995)

153 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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In 1960s, a British playwright attempts to reconstruct the life of real life 17th century English composer Henry Purcell even though little is known about him. Purcell's life is reenacted and his music performed.

Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Simon Callow, Michael Ball, Rebecca Front, Lucy Speed

Votes: 148

37. Safe (1995)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.2
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76 Metascore

An affluent and unexceptional homemaker in the suburbs develops multiple chemical sensitivity.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Julianne Moore, Xander Berkeley, Dean Norris, Julie Burgess

Votes: 11,254 | Gross: $0.51M

38. Brassed Off (1996)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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60 Metascore

The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, Ewan McGregor, Stephen Tompkinson

Votes: 17,505 | Gross: $2.56M

39. Alive and Kicking (1996)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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.

Director: Nancy Meckler | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Antony Sher, Dorothy Tutin, Anthony Higgins

Votes: 766 | Gross: $0.20M

40. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.0
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Two female friends become sexual rivals at maturity.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Naveen Andrews, Sarita Choudhury, Indira Varma, Ramon Tikaram

Votes: 9,341 | Gross: $4.11M

41. Trainspotting (1996)

R | 93 min | Drama

8.2
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83 Metascore

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 590,214 | Gross: $16.50M

42. Bent (1997)

NC-17 | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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Max is gay and as such is sent to Dachau concentration camp under the Nazi regime. He tries to deny he is gay, and gets a yellow label (the one for Jews) instead of pink (the one for gays).... See full summary »

Director: Sean Mathias | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Mick Jagger, Brian Webber

Votes: 7,227 | Gross: $0.37M

43. Endurance (1998)

G | 83 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.3
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The gold medal for the men's 10,000-metre race in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics is won by Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie.

Directors: Leslie Woodhead, Bud Greenspan | Stars: Haile Gebrselassie, Shawananness Gebrselassie, Yonas Zergaw, Tedesse Haile

Votes: 356 | Gross: $0.23M

44. The Hanging Garden (1997)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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William, a once obese and depressed adolescent, is able to move past his teenage years when he moves to the city and comes out as being gay. When he returns home though, he can't cope with his memories.

Director: Thom Fitzgerald | Stars: Chris Leavins, Kerry Fox, Ian Parsons, Peter MacNeill

Votes: 2,692 | Gross: $0.93M

45. Macbeth (1998 TV Movie)

Drama

6.3
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English thespian Sean Pertwee plays the painfully ambitious royal who schemes to murder so he can ascend to the throne in this superior version of William Shakespeare's literary classic. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Bogdanov | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Greta Scacchi, Lorren Bent, Denise Black

Votes: 134

46. The Boys (1998)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie ... See full summary »

Director: Rowan Woods | Stars: David Wenham, Toni Collette, Lynette Curran, John Polson

Votes: 1,232 | Gross: $0.00M

47. Holy Smoke (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Comedy

5.9
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57 Metascore

Ruth's been brainwashed by a guru in Delhi, India. Her parents in Sydney hire a specialist in reversing this. Ruth is tricked to return to Australia and is isolated in an outback cabin with the specialist. It gets messy.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel, Julie Hamilton, Sophie Lee

Votes: 13,281 | Gross: $1.76M

48. King David (1998)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Celia Lowenstein

49. Beautiful People (1999)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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79 Metascore

In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. ... See full summary »

Director: Jasmin Dizdar | Stars: Thomas Goodridge, Faruk Pruti, Tony Peters, Dado Jehan

Votes: 2,313 | Gross: $0.26M

50. Croupier (1998)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

An aspiring writer is hired as a croupier at a casino, where he realizes that his life as a croupier would make a great novel.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Clive Owen, Nick Reding, Nicholas Ball, Alexander Morton

Votes: 17,381 | Gross: $6.20M


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