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1. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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78 Metascore

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers

Votes: 51,357 | Gross: $58.97M

2. If.... (1968)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Christine Noonan

Votes: 20,889

3. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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An apprentice coffee salesman has a series of improbable and ironic adventures that seem designed to challenge his naive idealism.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 7,183

4. This Sporting Life (1963)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

7.7
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Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell

Votes: 5,537

5. The Whales of August (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.3
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Two aged sisters reflect on life and the past during a late summer day in Maine.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern

Votes: 4,083 | Gross: $1.34M

6. Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)

PG-13 | 78 min | Comedy

5.6
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Several strangers converge on a hotel in Venice, Italy, where a bellboy's bad English sets them up to clash against each other in a hilarious case of mistaken identity.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Bronson Pinchot, Dudley Moore, Bryan Brown, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 2,350 | Gross: $3.10M

7. Britannia Hospital (1982)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Britannia Hospital is not preparing for a visit from Queen Elizabeth I, who died in 1603. The visitor is a fictional representation of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

Votes: 2,185

8. My Ain Folk (1973)

Not Rated | 55 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Jamie and Tommy are separated by the death of their grandmother; Jamie with another relative and Tommy to a welfare home. Now Jamie is all alone and his life is not at all happy taken over by silence, rejection and violence.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Jean Taylor Smith, Bernard McKenna

Votes: 737

9. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 714

10. We All Fall Down (1997)

98 min | Comedy

7.3
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Walter is 20. He hasn't got a job, a girlfriend or any clear convictions. He rejects conventional values, notably his father's submissive acceptance of a life working in a factory as well ... See full summary »

Director: Davide Ferrario | Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Caterina Caselli, Benedetta Mazzini, Gianluca Gobbi

Votes: 673

11. Prisoner of Honor (1991 TV Movie)

PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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"Prisoner of Honor" documents the French Dreyfus Affair that saw a French Captain sent to Devils' Island for espionage near the end of the nineteenth century. Richard Dreyfuss plays Colonel... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Peter Firth, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 630

12. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.8
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Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men protect England from the evil machinations of Prince John while King Richard the Lionheart is away fighting in the Crusades.

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 624

13. Nighthawks (1978)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

5.8
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A homosexual man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night.

Director: Ron Peck | Stars: Ken Robertson, Tony Westrope, Rachel Nicholas James, Maureen Dolan

Votes: 498

14. O Dreamland (1956)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Documentary on a famous amusement park, showing the irony of its manufactured fun.

Director: Lindsay Anderson

Votes: 473

15. Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow (1987)

160 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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A series about the life, career and works of the movie comedy genius.

Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Charles Lamont, William R. Cox, Loyal T. Lucas

Votes: 467

16. Red, White and Zero (1967)

Not Rated | 46 min | Drama

6.4
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An impassive young girl is taken from her suicidal London life, back to her home in North England, on a bizarre bus trip. Seen through the poetic eye of the camera, this is a commentary of doomed British morbidity.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Patricia Healey, Arthur Lowe, John Sharp, Julie Perry

Votes: 410

17. The Memory of Justice (1976)

PG | 278 min | Documentary, War

8.4
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Explores the subject of atrocities during wartime, especially during World War II and the Vietnam War.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Yehudi Menuhin, Noël Favrelières, Anthony Herbert, Edward Sowders

Votes: 282

18. Thursday's Children (1954)

Approved | 21 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Won the Academy Award for the Best Documentary Short of 1954. The subject deals with the children at The Royal School for the Deaf in Margate, Kent. The hearing-handicapped children are ... See full summary »

Directors: Lindsay Anderson, Guy Brenton | Star: Richard Burton

Votes: 281

19. In Celebration (1975)

PG | 131 min | Drama

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In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Alan Bates, Brian Cox, Gabrielle Daye, Bill Owen

Votes: 274

20. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 208

21. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (1989)

TV-G | 105 min | Documentary, Biography

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A film about the career and methods of the master silent comedy filmmaker.

Stars: Harold Lloyd, Lindsay Anderson, David Chasman, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 195

22. Glory! Glory! (1989 TV Movie)

R | 206 min | Comedy, Drama

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A radio preacher's operation is controlled by his honest but colorless son. When the preacher is promoted into a media superstar by a savvy huckster, the son is left behind.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Ellen Greene, Richard Thomas, James Whitmore, Winston Rekert

Votes: 192

23. Every Day Except Christmas (1957)

37 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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A day in the working class market at Covent Garden in London, where fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers are sold.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Star: Alun Owen

Votes: 160

24. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Jonathan Miller, John Walters

Votes: 159

25. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.3
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Michael Hordern, Stephen Fry

Votes: 148

26. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: D.W. Griffith: Father of Film (1993)

TV-14 | 155 min | Documentary, Biography

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Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: Roy Aitken, Lindsay Anderson, William Bakewell, Evelyn Baldwin

Votes: 145

27. Martyrs of Love (1967)

71 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

6.7
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A series of loosely connected shorts comprised of three tales representing different aspects of love: temptation, dreams, and adventure.

Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Jaroslav Bota, Alena Cepková, Jitka Cerhová

Votes: 137

28. The Pleasure Garden (1953)

38 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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People quietly or campily pass the time in an overgrown garden full of statues, while a puritanical, funereal gentleman posts bills prohibiting all leisure activities.

Director: James Broughton | Stars: Jean Anderson, Lindsay Anderson, Maxine Audley, Jill Bennett

Votes: 131

29. Together (1956)

52 min | Drama

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Two dockers,both deaf and dumb,stand together.

Directors: Lorenza Mazzetti, Denis Horne | Stars: Michael Andrews, Eduardo Paolozzi, Valy, Denis Richardson

Votes: 106

30. Century of Cinema (1995–1998)
Episode: A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1995)

52 min | Documentary

6.6
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Director Stephen Frears casts a subjective eye over British cinema, from World War Two, the 1960s and the emergence of working-class voices, to the erratic 1980s, where spectacular success and catastrophic failure go hand in hand.

Directors: Michael Dibb, Stephen Frears | Stars: Michael Apted, Stephen Frears, Gavin Lambert, Alexander Mackendrick

Votes: 103

31. Is That All There Is? (1992)

52 min | Comedy

6.9
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Award winning director Lindsay Anderson (If..., O Lucky Man!) subverts the mockumentary genre and presents to the audience a detailed and humored account of what truly means to be Lindsay ... See full summary »

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Alexander Anderson, Murray Anderson, Kathy Burke

Votes: 101

32. Wakefield Express (1957)

33 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Documentary about the production of a small town weekly newspaper from reporting to printing

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Star: George Potts

Votes: 95

33. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Monthly anthology series featuring televised versions of plays.

Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 91

34. Look Back in Anger (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.6
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Jimmy is a self-loathing and frustrated musician who works at a candy shop. He takes out his rage on his long suffering wife and his business partner and best friend, who lives next door. ... See full summary »

Directors: Lindsay Anderson, David Hugh Jones, Ted Craig | Stars: Lisa Banes, Fran Brill, Robert Burr, Raymond Hardie

Votes: 76

35. The Singing Lesson (1967)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Music

6.4
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A short black and white documentary where Professor Sempolinski works with students on how to sing and dance.

Directors: Lindsay Anderson, Piotr Szulkin

Votes: 73

36. John Ford (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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Director: Andrew Eaton | Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Harry Carey Jr., Charles B. Fitzsimons, Dan Ford

Votes: 71

37. Inadmissible Evidence (1968)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.7
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A lawyer's agonizing journey to the breaking point of his private and professional lives as he becomes more and more alienated from everyone connected with him.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Nicol Williamson, Eleanor Fazan, Jill Bennett, Peter Sallis

Votes: 63

38. Abel Gance: The Charm of Dynamite (1968)

51 min | Documentary

7.3
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BBC documentary on the long and flamboyant career of French filmmaker Abel Gance.

Director: Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Albert Dieudonné, Abel Gance

Votes: 58

39. Henry (1955)

6 min | Short

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Director: Lindsay Anderson

Votes: 54

40. Meet the Pioneers (1948)

33 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Lindsay Anderson's first film is is a rather upbeat look at the then current techniques used in British coal extraction.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Star: Lindsay Anderson

Votes: 47

41. Wham! in China: Foreign Skies (1986)

62 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: George Michael, Andrew Ridgeley

Votes: 45

42. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Home (1972)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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In a mental home, two elderly men become unlikely friends.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Dandy Nichols, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 42

43. Cannes Film Festival (1969– )

News

7.1
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A festival for international movies, which give each year the Palme d'Or.

Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Edouard Baer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert

Votes: 36

44. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )

48 min | Documentary

8.1
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A five-part history of British cinema in the 1960s presented by American director Richard Lester.

Stars: Richard Lester, Michael Caine, Lindsay Anderson, Dirk Bogarde

Votes: 35

45. March to Aldermaston (1959)

33 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Directors: Lindsay Anderson, Karel Reisz | Star: Richard Burton

Votes: 33

46. The Old Crowd (1979 TV Movie)

62 min | Drama

7.0
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George and Betty, a middle-class English couple, have just moved into a big Edwardian house in London and are throwing a party to celebrate. Unfortunately, after ten days none of their ... See full summary »

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: John Moffatt, Isabel Dean, Philip Stone, Frank Grimes

Votes: 30

47. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Episode: Secret Mission (1956)

Not Rated | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.0
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Peregrinus meets Robin just as the Sheriff of Nottingham offers Robin a pardon if he swears to support King John. Peregrinus and Robin then become aware of a list of Lords loyal to King John and set to capture it.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Patrick Barr, Alan Wheatley, Alexander Gauge, Archie Duncan

Votes: 28

48. Talking with Ozu (1993)

40 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A tribute to director Yasujiro Ozu from 1993, featuring the reflections of filmmakers Lindsay Anderson, Claire Denis, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Aki Kaurismäki, Stanley Kwan, Paul Schrader, and Wim Wenders.

Director: Kogi Tanaka | Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Claire Denis, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Aki Kaurismäki

Votes: 25

49. Three Installations (1952)

28 min | Short

6.0
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Industrial film promoting the engineering expertise of English conveyor belt makers Richard Sutcliffe Ltd. and the uses of their equipment.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Star: Lindsay Anderson

Votes: 21

50. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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American television anthology series of wide range of genres, from history and drama, to fantasy, and science fiction. Fiction novels, stories, stage plays, fairytales, and historic events are dramatized in each episode.

Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Irene Dailey, George Voskovec, Richard Dysart

Votes: 20



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