With British Film Institute (BFI) Production Board (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. You Were Never Really Here (2017)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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84 Metascore

A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts, Ekaterina Samsonov, John Doman

Votes: 78,179 | Gross: $2.52M

2. Rocks (2019)

93 min | Drama

7.4
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A teenage girl who suddenly finds herself struggling to take care of herself and her younger brother.

Director: Sarah Gavron | Stars: Bukky Bakray, Kosar Ali, D'angelou Osei Kissiedu, Shaneigha-Monik Greyson

Votes: 63

3. The Incident (I) (2015)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

4.5
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A successful young couple's sheltered, affluent world is shattered when they each make a decision to neglect the needs of a troubled teenage girl.

Director: Jane Linfoot | Stars: Ruta Gedmintas, Tom Hughes, Tasha Connor, Noma Dumezweni

Votes: 158

4. Bleak Moments (1971)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her intellectually disabled sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizarre neighbor and irritating workmate.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Anne Raitt, Sarah Stephenson, Eric Allan, Joolia Cappleman

Votes: 1,159

5. Pressure (1976)

120 min | Drama

6.9
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A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures.

Director: Horace Ové | Stars: Herbert Norville, Oscar James, Frank Singuineau, Lucita Lijertwood

Votes: 141

6. Magpie (2014)

16 min | Short, Thriller

6.2
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Director: Stephen Fingleton | Stars: Martin McCann, Olivia Williams, Mia Goth, Paul Kennedy

Votes: 73

7. Nineteen Nineteen (1985)

99 min | Drama

6.0
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Two former patients (Paul Scofield and Maria Schell) of Sigmund Freud meet again and discuss their psychiatric treatment 65 years earlier.

Director: Hugh Brody | Stars: Paul Scofield, Maria Schell, Frank Finlay, Diana Quick

Votes: 81

8. Random Acts of Intimacy (2002 TV Short)

15 min | Short

6.1
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A group of people discuss chance encounters they have had that has led to sex with complete strangers. One girl recounts her experiences in the middle of a busy club, another being caught ... See full summary »

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Robert Beck, Sibyl Buck, Isla Fisher, Clare Gorham

Votes: 12

9. Requiem for a Village (1976)

68 min | Drama

6.8
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The idyllic, rural past of a Suffolk village comes to life through the memories of an old man who tends a country graveyard, in this extraordinary, film directed by David Gladwell. Although... See full summary »

Director: David Gladwell | Star: Roger Burroughes

Votes: 115

10. One of the Missing (1969)

26 min | Short, War

6.8
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A Southern soldier in the American Civil War is sent to reconnoiter the enemy positions and becomes trapped beneath a huge pile of rubble by Northern cannon fire. His loaded gun is left ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Stephen Edwards, Ridley Scott

Votes: 165

11. Black and Silver (1981)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy

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An experimental narrative based on Oscar Wilde's tale "The Birthday of the Infanta".

Directors: Marilyn Raban, William Raban | Stars: Jessica Bennett, Lily Dragalla, Jonathan Raban, Marilyn Raban

12. The Burning (1968)

30 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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A white South African is shocked on a weekly visit to her sister's farm.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gwen Ffrangcon Davies, Isobel Muller, Maxine Day, Cosmo Pieterse

Votes: 94

13. Out of Order (1987)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

3.9
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Unemployed Anthony announces he is joining the police, much to the horror of his girlfriend and friends.

Director: Jonnie Turpie | Stars: Sharon Fryer, Pete Lee-Wilson, Natasha Williams, Cheryl Maiker

Votes: 11

14. Remora (2016)

Short, Drama

8.4
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Behind the faded grandeur of a seaside resort, the vulnerable and poor become prey for local predators

Director: David Schofield | Stars: Josh Casswell, Matthew Mellalieu, Luke McGibney, Charlotte Rhodes

Votes: 14

15. Flight to Berlin (1984)

91 min | Drama

5.6
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A woman is being taken from her German hotel to be interrogated by police agents.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Tusse Silberg, Paul Freeman, Lisa Kreuzer, Jean-François Stévenin

Votes: 22

16. Mirror (1970)

33 min | Short, Drama

4.3
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Director: Jon Schorstein | Stars: Michael Bolland, Bill Forsyth, Alison Mackenzie, Alex McCall

Votes: 18

17. Introducing Ealing Studios (2012 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Matthew Sweet, Mark Duguid, Danny Green, Alec Guinness

18. Doll's Eye (1982)

75 min | Drama

3.9
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Director: Jan Worth | Stars: Sandy Ratcliff, Paul Copley, Bernice Stegers, Lynne Worth

Votes: 7

19. San Francisco (1968)

15 min | Short, Music

6.4
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One of the earliest music videos, the film shows various pictures of San Francisco in the psychedelic era, with rapid cuts and freeze-frames, and Pink Floyd's music.

Director: Anthony Stern

Votes: 183

20. Before Hindsight (1977)

82 min | Documentary

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Director: Jonathan Lewis | Stars: Edgar Anstey, James Cameron, Jonathan Dimbleby, George Elvin

21. Who Cares (1971)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short

7.0
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Documentarian Nick Broomfield examines the problems of slum demolition and the removal of residents to new housing blocks.

Director: Nick Broomfield

Votes: 57

22. 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: 129

23. Between Two Worlds (1992)

27 min | Short, Drama

4.8
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The story of a young man undergoing treatment by a Czech psychoanalyst.

Director: Mark Nash | Stars: Jason Durr, Timothy Bateson, John Wilson, Jacques Azagury

Votes: 8

24. Song of the Shirt (1979)

135 min

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Directors: Susan Clayton, Jonathan Curling | Stars: Richard Barnett, Robbie Barnett, Paul Bentall, Bob Biddiscombe

25. Rapunzel Let Down Your Hair (1978)

78 min

6.1
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Rapunzel's story from Grimm's fairytales is retold and reinterpreted several times to examine feminist issues. There's the male voyeur as film noir detective; a raunchy cartoon Venus who's ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeanette Bateman, Lydia Blackman, Jean Boht, Martin Burrows

Votes: 7

26. And it was the same with my Son (2018)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Noémi Varga | Stars: Aayana Arora, Priyanka Arya, Sarah Beckett, Maryam Benyahia

27. Justine (1976)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Stewart Mackinnon | Stars: Alison Hughes, Mary Barclay, Edward Bennett, Nat Bocking

28. Exchange and Divide (1980)

50 min | Drama

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Director: Margaret Dickinson | Stars: Betty Alberge, Stuart Barren, Doyne Bird, Joseph Blatchley

29. Dinosaur (1975)

67 min | Drama

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While a near-future Britain is paralysed by a general strike, an experimental theatre group continue touring.

Director: Tony Bicât | Stars: Ann Engel, Will Knightley, Denis Lawson, Stephen Whittaker

30. T. Dan Smith (1987)

85 min | Documentary, Drama

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A powerful, experimental feature film juxtaposing political drama and challenging interviews with T Dan Smith and other key figures associated with his controversial reign as Leader of Newcastle City Council in the 1960s.

Director: Amber Production Team | Stars: T. Dan Smith, Arthur Davies, Dave Hill, Murray Martin

31. Skinflicker (1973)

44 min | Short

6.8
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Presented as found footage à la The Blair Witch Project, this chilling and provocative fake home movie presents the story of three dissidents and their plan to commit a revolutionary act on... See full summary »

Director: Tony Bicât | Stars: Brendan Barry, Hilary Charlton, Elizabeth Choice, William Hoyland

Votes: 13

32. A Fortunate Man (1972)

33 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Jeff Perks | Star: Michael Bryant

33. The Cinema of Raymond Fark (1970)

9 min | Short

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Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Russell Davies, Sonny Okosuns, Barry Tomblin, Gillian Tomblin

34. Angel in the House (1978)

28 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Jane Jackson | Stars: Maureen Bennett, Mary Maddox, Laura Mulvey, Jean Rimmer

35. The Bodyguard (1969)

14 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Mike Alexander | Stars: Keith Alexander, Mike Alexander

36. Postal Delivery (1971)

10 min | Short, Comedy

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An man goes to post a letter and gets his hand trapped in the pillar box. Then, in what could be seen as an early prototype for Marina Abramovic, various strangers perform all kinds of acts on this sitting duck.

Director: John Beech | Stars: Roger Giddings, Märk Färt, Hazel Imbert, Phil Smith

37. Perfect Image? (1989)

30 min | Short

7.0
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Two actresses take us through a series of 'raps' and sketches about what it means to be beautiful and black.

Director: Maureen Blackwood | Stars: Mandi Symonds, Irma Inniss, Sharon Clark, Roxanne Clinch

Votes: 5

38. Above Us the Earth (1977)

85 min | Documentary, Drama

6.8
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A mixture of actors and real people in a human story about the affects of pit closure on a close-knit Welsh village mining community.

Director: Karl Francis | Stars: Windsor Rees, Gwenllian Francis, Dai Morgan, Evan Jones

Votes: 10

39. Stepping Out (1977)

10 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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A man and a woman get ready for the day ahead.

Director: Saxon Logan | Stars: Elisabeth Bawn, James Biddlecombe

Votes: 19

40. No Arks (1969)

Animation, Short

7.6
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Animated retelling of the story of Noah's Ark by political cartoonist Abu.

Directors: Abu, Johanna Drake, Alan Kitching | Star: Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 7

41. High Fidelity (1978)

3 min | Short

6.4
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In this animated short, a half-naked woman dances with her black-suited partner.

Director: Antoinette Starkiewicz

Votes: 17

42. Barbara Hepworth at the Tate (1968)

12 min | Short

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Director: Bruce Beresford | Star: Barbara Hepworth

43. Animation for Live Action (1978)

26 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Vera Neubauer | Stars: Alan Cope, Nancy Gabriel, John Moore, Max Mundy

44. Somewhere Near the North Cape

Drama, Fantasy | Announced

A man goes in search for redemption and closure somewhere near the north cape.

Director: Thomas Napper

45. Home Front Britain (2009– )

270 min | Documentary, History, War

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A six-part documentary series using a collection of World War Two era shorts, designed by the Ministry of Information and produced by the Crown Film Unit, for the British civilian and ... See full summary »

Star: Jim Carter

46. Salvation Guaranteed (1990)

22 min | Short

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Director: Karen Ingham | Stars: Pamela Blake, Mark Caven

47. Bluebeard's Last Wife (1966)

Short

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Director: John Stoddart | Stars: Luciana Arrighi, Meg Wynn Owen, John Preston

48. '36 to '77 (1978)

97 min | Documentary

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Companion film to The Nightcleaners, showing how conditions have changed in the time since its release, as well as providing a portrait of one of the cleaners, Myrtle Wardally.

Directors: Marc Karlin, Jon Sanders, James Scott, Humphrey Trevelyan | Stars: Alan Nielsson, Myrtle Wardally

49. Resistance (1976)

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Directors: Ken McMullen, Christopher Rodrigues | Stars: Stuart Brisley, Marc Chaimowicz, Ian Kellgren, Lesley Pitt

Votes: 5

50. Portrait of David Hockney (1972)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: David Pearce | Star: David Hockney


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