With Film Council (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Gosford Park (2001)

R | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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90 Metascore

The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 76,044 | Gross: $41.31M

2. The Hole (2001)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Thora Birch, Desmond Harrington, Daniel Brocklebank, Laurence Fox

Votes: 42,939

3. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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66 Metascore

The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

Votes: 100,997 | Gross: $32.54M

4. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 31,368 | Gross: $1.13M

5. Young Adam (2003)

NC-17 | 98 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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67 Metascore

A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 12,903 | Gross: $0.77M

6. Formula 51 (2001)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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23 Metascore

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Nigel Whitmey

Votes: 46,698 | Gross: $5.20M

7. The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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60 Metascore

In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon

Votes: 21,366 | Gross: $8.38M

8. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

R | 114 min | Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.

Director: Peter Mullan | Stars: Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff

Votes: 25,083 | Gross: $4.89M

9. Vera Drake (2004)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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83 Metascore

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney, Richard Graham

Votes: 22,862 | Gross: $3.75M

10. Close Your Eyes (2002)

R | 108 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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45 Metascore

A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.

Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Paddy Considine, Shirley Henderson, Miranda Otto

Votes: 2,927 | Gross: $0.04M

11. Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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32 Metascore

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.

Director: Kevin Allen | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Anthony Anderson, Hannah Spearritt, Cynthia Stevenson

Votes: 13,433 | Gross: $23.22M

12. Morvern Callar (2002)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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78 Metascore

After her beloved husband's suicide, a mourning supermarket worker and her best friend hit the road in Scotland, but find that grief is something that you can't run away from forever.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Samantha Morton, Kathleen McDermott, Linda McGuire, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 8,678 | Gross: $0.27M

13. Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Sport

6.9
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The manager of England's national football unexpectedly succumbs to a heart attack, and suddenly the search is on for a replacement. Most people who seem qualified for the position have the... See full summary »

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Amanda Redman, Bradley Walsh, Philip Jackson

Votes: 5,214

14. Max (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.5
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56 Metascore

A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker

Votes: 6,801 | Gross: $0.53M

15. Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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56 Metascore

After seeing his ex-girlfriend (Henderson) turn down a nationally televised marriage proposal, a small-time crook (Carlyle) returns to his hometown to try and win back her heart.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Kathy Burke, Vanessa Feltz

Votes: 4,037 | Gross: $0.17M

16. Dust (I) (2001)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.6
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41 Metascore

A New York thief, a tough-as-nails hundred-year-old woman, two brothers from the Wild West, a Macedonian revolutionary and a beautiful pregnant woman, all cross paths in a tale that spans two continents and three centuries.

Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester, Anne Brochet

Votes: 2,066

17. Crush (I) (2001)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.8
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37 Metascore

Three female friends behave badly.

Director: John McKay | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty

Votes: 3,549 | Gross: $1.08M

18. Man on the Train (2002)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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75 Metascore

A bank robber arrives to do a job in a small French town and strikes up a friendship with a retired poetry teacher.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Johnny Hallyday, Jean-François Stévenin, Charlie Nelson

Votes: 6,765 | Gross: $2.54M

19. Noi the Albino (2003)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, ... See full summary »

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Tómas Lemarquis, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Elín Hansdóttir, Anna Friðriksdóttir

Votes: 8,831 | Gross: $0.06M

20. Heartlands (2002)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his spoiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her ... See full summary »

Director: Damien O'Donnell | Stars: Michael Sheen, Mark Addy, Jim Carter, Celia Imrie

Votes: 1,089

21. Long Time Dead (2002)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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A young college student and his friends use an Ouija board to hold a seance, triggering a chain of mysterious deaths that may be caused by an otherworldly force.

Director: Marcus Adams | Stars: Joe Absolom, Tom Bell, Lara Belmont, Melanie Gutteridge

Votes: 5,415

22. A Christmas Carol (2001)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Family

5.5
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Old bitter miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Simon Callow) who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Simon Callow, Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 1,643

23. My Brother Tom (2001)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused ... See full summary »

Director: Dom Rotheroe | Stars: Jenna Harrison, Ben Whishaw, Honeysuckle Weeks, Michael Erskine

Votes: 866

24. Clean (I) (2004)

R | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

After she ends up in prison and loses custody of her son, a woman struggles to assimilate outside her former life and remain clean long enough to regain custody of her son.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Maggie Cheung, Nick Nolte, Béatrice Dalle, Jeanne Balibar

Votes: 4,367 | Gross: $0.14M

25. The Abduction Club (2002)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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A group of Irish noblemen kidnap girls in order to marry into their fortune and avoid becoming priests or soldiers.

Director: Stefan Schwartz | Stars: Alice Evans, Daniel Lapaine, Sophia Myles, Matthew Rhys

Votes: 1,635

26. This Filthy Earth (2001)

111 min | Drama

6.2
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The tragic story of two sisters whose lives are disrupted by two men. Amidst a landscape of rural hardship and a community consumed with superstition, events unfurl which threaten their sibling bond.

Director: Andrew Kotting | Stars: Rebecca Palmer, Demelza Randall, Shane Attwooll, Xavier Tchili

Votes: 165

27. A Way of Life (2004)

91 min | Drama

6.4
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At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) ... See full summary »

Director: Amma Asante | Stars: Stephanie James, Gary Sheppeard, Nathan Jones, Dean Wong

Votes: 601

28. Miranda (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

5.5
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A librarian begins a passionate affair with a mysterious woman who walks into his library. When she suddenly disappears, he travels down to London to search for her, only to discover that ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Christina Ricci, John Simm, Kyle MacLachlan, John Hurt

Votes: 1,790

29. Pandaemonium (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Linus Roache, John Hannah, Samantha Morton, Emily Woof

Votes: 760

30. In This World (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

A refugee family is trying to reach more peaceful lands illegally inside trucks.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha, Hiddayatullah

Votes: 3,998

31. Anita & Me (2002)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence ... See full summary »

Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Kabir Bedi, Max Beesley, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Anna Brewster

Votes: 1,577

32. Lawless Heart (2001)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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75 Metascore

Three intersecting stories about people whose lives are affected by the death of a gay restaurateur.

Directors: Tom Hunsinger, Neil Hunter | Stars: Douglas Henshall, Tom Hollander, Bill Nighy, Clémentine Célarié

Votes: 1,303 | Gross: $0.33M

33. Bodysong (2003)

83 min | Documentary

6.9
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Simon Pummell's epic movie tells the story of a human life, using found footage from the last 100 years of cinema, cut to a powerful score by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead.

Director: Simon Pummell

Votes: 682

34. Gabriel & Me (2001)

84 min | Drama

5.1
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A young boy believes he can save his dying father if he can become an angel.

Director: Udayan Prasad | Stars: Iain Glen, David Bradley, Sean Landless, Rosie Rowell

Votes: 142

35. This Is Not a Love Song (2002)

94 min | Thriller

6.6
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The small time criminal Heaton is anxiously waiting for the release of his close friend Spike, after spending a couple of months in prison for being caught with 87g of marijuana. Heaton ... See full summary »

Director: Bille Eltringham | Stars: Michael Colgan, Kenneth Glenaan, David Bradley, John Henshaw

Votes: 319

36. Kiss of Life (2003)

100 min | Drama

5.9
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Helen lives in London with her father and her kids. John, her husband, is an aid-worker in Eastern Europe. He has been gone many months. Helen is desperately anxious that he should come ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Young | Stars: Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Peter Mullan, David Warner, Millie Findlay

Votes: 264

37. War Game (2002)

29 min | Animation, Short

6.9
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This story follows the lives 3 English boys that fight in World War 1.

Director: Dave Unwin | Stars: Iain Jones, Adam Godley, Tom Wesel, Colin McFarlane

Votes: 156

38. One for the Road (2003)

94 min | Comedy

5.1
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One for the Road follows Jimmy, Paul, Richard and Mark who meet on a rehabilitation course for drink drivers. Jimmy is young, ambitious and desperate to sell his late father's business; ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Cooke | Stars: Rupert Procter, Gregory Chisholm, Mark Devenport, Hywel Bennett

Votes: 228

39. Tomorrow La Scala! (2002)

108 min | Comedy

6.8
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An opera company puts on a production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd in a maximum security prison.

Director: Francesca Joseph | Stars: Lucy Bates, Ian Burfield, Bruce Byron, Kevin Dignam

Votes: 173

40. Flood (2003)

15 min | Drama, Short

7.3
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In a remote village in the country, Polly, her dad and her brother and sister live together without their mother, who has been gone for almost ten years. Polly struggles to get out of the ... See full summary »

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Sam Grey, Dermot Keaney, Rebecca Palmer, Alby Daniels

Votes: 23

41. The Most Beautiful Man in the World (2002)

6 min | Short

6.1
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A bored young girl goes on a walk and encounters a handsome man.

Director: Alicia Duffy | Stars: Holly Bishop, Paige Bishop, Anton Saunders, Julie Moorcroft

Votes: 150

42. Pool Shark (2003)

8 min | Short, Horror

4.4
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Director: Sam Walker | Stars: Nathan Hughes, Jacob Anderson, June Bumford, Colin Coulter

Votes: 13

43. Hoover Street Revival (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Documentary

6.6
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The Greater Bethany Community Church is a popular spiritual center in the heart of poverty and crime stricken South Central L.A. There, Bishop Jones delivers inspiring, creative sermons and the Voices of Judah choir performs gospel songs.

Director: Sophie Fiennes | Stars: Noel Jones, Patrick Bolton, Stan Lewis, John Hayes

Votes: 36

44. Dish (2001)

10 min | Short

7.3
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On her birthday a girl, Mo, meets a man, Pete, in a club who reminds her of a childhood friend and takes him home. While the evening continues her memories are played out in the present.

Director: Meloni Poole | Stars: Jodhi May, Enzo Cilenti, Jessica Woods, John Draper

Votes: 93

45. Signal to Noise (2002)

15 min | Short, Fantasy

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Director: Dave McKean | Stars: Thusitha Jayasundera, Heathcote Williams

46. Birth Day (2004)

11 min | Drama, Short

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After choosing not to have a child herself, Lucia runs into Jimmy on the way to his daughter's birthday party.

Director: Laura Smith | Stars: Vicky McClure, Johann Myers, Anthony Clarke

47. In Memoriam (2002)

10 min | Short

6.5
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Director: Nas Malik | Stars: Keith Barron, Marvin Brown, Thomas Niazi, Margi Clarke

Votes: 13

48. Time Piece (2007)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Kat Mansoor

49. Paw (2003)

10 min | Horror, Mystery, Short

6.6
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A man and woman discover a severed bear's paw in a park and it unearths dark thoughts and strange perversions.

Director: Duncan Nicoll | Stars: Lisa May Cooper, Christopher Liam, Neil Benedict

Votes: 10

50. Ozone (2003)

18 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Short

5.4
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By 2050, lifestyle is designed by the Corporate State. Unhealthy food, obesity, famine and war are illegal. Martin Dwyer, a mid-level executive, reports to the Head Office for a routine ... See full summary »

Directors: Nicholas Brooks, Laura Kelly | Stars: Karel Dobrý, Elias Bauer, Lucie Brezovská, Elin Spidlová

Votes: 28


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