With Isle of Man Film Commission (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)

G | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.0
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19 Metascore

Thomas the Tank Engine's feature film debut follows Thomas and Mr. Conductor (Alec Baldwin) as they cross between the real world and the fictional Island of Sodor, in an attempt to recover lost gold dust.

Director: Britt Allcroft | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Cody McMains, Russell Means, Peter Fonda

Votes: 3,528 | Gross: $15.91M

2. I Capture the Castle (2003)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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63 Metascore

A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Romola Garai, Rose Byrne, Bill Nighy, Sophie Stuckey

Votes: 6,678 | Gross: $1.17M

3. The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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Deaths tells the story of an all-American guy who is murdered each day by horrifying pursuers, only to wake up in slightly different lives to experience the terror of being murdered again.

Director: Dario Piana | Stars: Mike Vogel, Jaime Murray, Christina Cole, Michael Feast

Votes: 12,346

4. Waking Ned Devine (1998)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

7.3
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71 Metascore

When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.

Director: Kirk Jones | Stars: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

Votes: 24,051 | Gross: $24.79M

5. The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate after an heir claims his estate is plagued by a ghostly dog.

Director: David Attwood | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Ian Hart, Richard E. Grant, Matt Day

Votes: 2,161

6. Five Children and It (2004)

Not Rated | 89 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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Five children staying in their eccentric uncle's labyrinthine mansion for protection during World War I befriend a sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes.

Director: John Stephenson | Stars: Tara Fitzgerald, Freddie Highmore, Alex Jennings, Jonathan Bailey

Votes: 4,722

7. The Gathering (2002)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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Amnesiac Cassie Grant has a premonition that someone or something wants the family that's helping her recover dead. She investigates the secrets of the town they live in and uncovers darkness, both human and supernatural.

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Christina Ricci, Ioan Gruffudd, Stephen Dillane, Kerry Fox

Votes: 7,385

8. Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Family

5.5
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A modern adaptation of the classic children's story "Alice Through the Looking Glass" written by Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel, which continued on from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". ... See full summary »

Director: John Henderson | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Charlotte Curley, Penelope Wilton, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 1,357

9. Me Without You (2001)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.9
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67 Metascore

Two best friends grow up on the Isle of Wight and in Brighton in the 1970s and 1980s.

Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Ella Jones, Anna Popplewell

Votes: 4,250 | Gross: $0.30M

10. All the Little Animals (1998)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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51 Metascore

Bobby Platt (Christian Bale) is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Thomas | Stars: John Hurt, Christian Bale, Daniel Benzali, James Faulkner

Votes: 2,538 | Gross: $0.03M

11. The Heart of Me (2002)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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53 Metascore

1930's London. Two sisters - Madeleine and Dinah - One marries Rickie, the other falls in love with him. He begins an affair which is to have repercussions throughout their lives.

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Olivia Williams, Paul Bettany, Eleanor Bron

Votes: 2,222 | Gross: $0.20M

12. Cinderella (I) (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 83 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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Cinderella (named Zezolla) and her family live mid 20th century, where fashion is practically everything. As her father is won over by a selfish woman named Claudette, Cinderella must keep ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Sharon Maughan, Gideon Turner, David Warner, Katrin Cartlidge

Votes: 370

13. Piccadilly Jim (2004)

TV-14 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.

Director: John McKay | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Frances O'Connor, Tom Wilkinson, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 914

14. Paranoid (I) (2000)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.0
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A fashion model, living in London, attends a dinner party in the country side. Her "friend" just leaves and she's stuck there. She's drugged, abused and filmed. She tries to escape and is chained. Who'll help?

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Jessica Alba, Iain Glen, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 2,122

15. Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.4
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Drama about life at Rugby School in Victorian England. The headmaster is fair but not effective and life is brutal for the young boys because of bullying and its consequences. The acting ... See full summary »

Director: David Moore | Stars: Julian Wadham, Alex Pettyfer, Stephen Fry, Jemma Redgrave

Votes: 979

16. Fade to Black (2006)

R | 99 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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Attempting to recover from his failed marriage to Rita Hayworth and restart his career, Orson Welles travels to Italy only to be drawn into a dangerous web of intrigue, murder and politics when an actor is murdered on his set.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Danny Huston, Diego Luna, Paz Vega, Christopher Walken

Votes: 767

17. Treasure Island (1998)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Family

5.4
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An adaptation of the Robert Lewis Stevenson adventure classic, in which a young boy sets off on a voyage armed with a map to buried treasure.

Director: Peter Rowe | Stars: Sarah Holland, Pax Lohan, Anthony Booth, Christopher Benjamin

Votes: 430

18. Relative Values (2000)

PG | 87 min | Comedy

6.5
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A man returns home with his bride-to-be, an actress, who turns out to be the sister of his family's maid.

Director: Eric Styles | Stars: Julie Andrews, Edward Atterton, William Baldwin, Colin Firth

Votes: 2,168

19. The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.5
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59 Metascore

In 1965, Jimmy McMahon and his group of Liverpudlians plot to win the annual céilí music competition in Ireland.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Colm Meaney, Bernard Hill, Shaun Evans, Andrea Corr

Votes: 1,326 | Gross: $0.14M

20. Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)

84 min | Comedy, War

4.9
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In this irreverent parody, the British court and war government consist mainly of idiots and/or traitors. Hitler moves into Buckingham palace and plans to marry into the Windsors. A US Army... See full summary »

Director: Peter Richardson | Stars: Miranda Richardson, Antony Sher, Christian Slater, Harry Enfield

Votes: 2,302

21. The Brylcreem Boys (1998)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Ryan | Stars: Billy Campbell, Chris 'Kit' Ryan, Jean Butler, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 562

22. Sons & Lovers (2003 TV Movie)

192 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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An adaptation of the D.H. Lawrence classic.

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Hugo Speer, James Murray, Rupert Evans

Votes: 179

23. LD 50 Lethal Dose (2003)

R | 97 min | Horror

4.1
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Re-formed by a coded message to their web site, a group of animal rights activists set off to free an imprisoned colleague from a terrifying ordeal. Their rescue mission leads them to a ... See full summary »

Director: Simon De Selva | Stars: Katharine Towne, Mel B, Tom Hardy, Ross McCall

Votes: 869

24. Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)

R | 92 min | Romance, Drama

6.5
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55 Metascore

Somerset, 1958. Eva enters adulthood with good humor, keeping house for her absent-minded father, letting her younger sister Janie in on the secrets of growing up, working at a furniture ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Styles | Stars: Rupert Graves, Samantha Morton, Nicholas Woodeson, Lee Ross

Votes: 749 | Gross: $0.01M

25. Stiff Upper Lips (1998)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.4
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Aunt Agnes (Prunella Scales) vainly tries to force Emily (Georgina Cates) to marry boring Cedric Trilling (Robert Portal) by taking them to Italy and India hoping that Emily will forget about the handsome George (Sean Pertwee).

Director: Gary Sinyor | Stars: David Artus, Kevin Furlong, Nicholas Selby, John Boswall

Votes: 918 | Gross: $0.07M

26. Best (2000)

102 min | Biography, Drama

5.6
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The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.

Director: Mary McGuckian | Stars: John Lynch, Ian Bannen, Jerome Flynn, Ian Hart

Votes: 732

27. Darkness Falls (1999)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Lively | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Ray Winstone, Tim Dutton, Anita Dobson

Votes: 472

28. The Martins (2001)

87 min | Comedy

5.5
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Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Grounds | Stars: Lee Evans, Eric Byrne, Lloyd Harvey, Kathy Burke

Votes: 1,000

29. 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: 1,301 | Gross: $0.33M

30. Before You Go (2002)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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The imperfect lives of three sisters are revealed at their unloved mother's funeral.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Julie Walters, John Hannah, Joanne Whalley, Victoria Hamilton

Votes: 400

31. Shergar (1999)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Shergar is based on the true story of a champion race horse, allegedly abducted by the I.R.A., then rescued by an orphaned boy.

Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Alan Barker, Billy Boyle, Stephen Brennan, Gary Cady

Votes: 401

32. B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ongoing battle rages between Triad gangs and street gangs. Gang leaders Ray (Andrew Goth) and Terry (Goldie), who are cousins and lifelong friends... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Goth | Stars: Rachel Shelley, Clint Dyer, David Baker, David Bowie

Votes: 637

33. Sparkle (2007)

100 min | Comedy

6.0
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Sam is a charming, young chancer who moves to London. His best laid plans for success suffer a real setback when true love turns his world upside down in the most unexpected of circumstances.

Directors: Tom Hunsinger, Neil Hunter | Stars: Lesley Manville, John Shrapnel, Bob Hoskins, Peter Gordon

Votes: 862

34. Owd Bob (1998)

Not Rated | 105 min | Family, Drama

6.0
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Recently orphaned in America, teenager David Roberts must spend the summer with grumpy maternal grandfather Adam MacAdam, whom he never met, on his sheep-farm on the Isle of Man. Both long ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: James Cromwell, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, John Benfield

Votes: 283

35. The Tichborne Claimant (1998)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

5.9
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Based on a true story, set in the late nineteenth century: Lord Tichborne, the ninth richest nobleman in England, disappears after a South American shipwreck. Some years later, his erudite ... See full summary »

Director: David Yates | Stars: Robert Pugh, John Kani, Stephen Fry, John Gielgud

Votes: 190

36. Woundings (1998)

102 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

3.7
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A government program is trying to entice women to go to a remote island and become companions to war-scarred soldiers.

Director: Roberta Hanley | Stars: Julie Cox, Sammi Davis, Emily Lloyd, Charlie Creed-Miles

Votes: 305

37. 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

38. Secret Society (2000)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

5.4
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47 Metascore

Daisy is the love of Ken's life - she is also large... and very pretty... and on the dole. But Ken is a dreamer, all his dreams to make a fast buck ending up where they started - as dreams.... See full summary »

Director: Imogen Kimmel | Stars: Charlotte Brittain, Lee Ross, Annette Badland, James Wooton

Votes: 156 | Gross: $0.00M

39. Space Island One (1998– )

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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The series is set aboard the corporate space station Unity and is a character driven drama about the station's crew.

Stars: Judy Loe, Angus MacInnes, Bruno Eyron, Julia Bremermann

Votes: 75

40. Appetite (1998)

R | 97 min | Thriller, Mystery

4.2
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One night at the Station Hotel a group of strangers play cards to see who will sleep in hotel room 207 - a room rumoured to be haunted, where you 'dream the dreams of the ones who slept ... See full summary »

Director: George Milton | Stars: Ute Lemper, Trevor Eve, Christien Anholt, George Harris

Votes: 248

41. The Second Quest (2004 TV Movie)

72 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Three old friends are re-united in hospital owing to an accident that happened to one of them. Whilst together they recall their ill-fated motorbike trip to the Isle of Man that they made ... See full summary »

Director: David Jason | Stars: David Jason, Hywel Bennett, Roy Hudd, Greg Faulkner

Votes: 38

42. The Legend of the Tamworth Two (2004 TV Movie)

59 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Based on a true story, the movie tells the story of two pigs, named Butch and Sundance, who staged a dramatic escape from an abattoir in January 1998 and remained at large for a week ... See full summary »

Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Gerard Horan, Tim Plester, Trevor Peacock, Brenda Cowling

Votes: 82

43. Serious and Organised (2003– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Two brothers serve in a specialist unit fighting organised crime.

Stars: Martin Kemp, Joe Duttine, Danny Sapani, Emily Bruni

Votes: 18

44. Impact (2002 TV Movie)

180 min | Thriller, Drama

6.8
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Flight crash investigators Gaynor Crosswell and Phil Epson lead by Marcus Hodge, are investigating the explosion of a civil aircraft over rural England. The explosion not only killed all on... See full summary »

Director: John Strickland | Stars: John Vine, Hugh Bonneville, Betsy Brantley, Iain Glen

Votes: 53

45. The Harpist (1999)

Not Rated | 93 min

5.6
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An ordinary young man is enthralled by a beautiful harpist, who comes to play in his town. Taken over by her charms he becomes involved in her darker, twisted secrets.

Director: Hansjörg Thurn | Stars: Christien Anholt, Colin Baker, Jean Anderson, Barbara Murray

Votes: 32


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