DVDs Which Prove my Worth as a Human

A Listmania! list by Oliver Bayliss
 
Patlabor 1 And 2 [1989] [DVD]
1.  Patlabor 1 And 2 [1989] [DVD] DVD ~ Mamoru Oshii
The list author says:
  "My favourite anime; character-based, firmly directed and nicely understated, without the cheaper manga thrills of daemon cleavage and exploding heads."
Used & New from: £14.99
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Mishima: Life in Four Chapters [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
2.  Mishima: Life in Four Chapters [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Ken Ogata
The list author says:
  "Respectful without turning Mishima into some crass tragic hero. Very artistic."
£55.95   Used & New from: £19.92
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Wicker Man - Special Edition Director's Cut (2 disc set) [DVD] [1973]
3.  The Wicker Man - Special Edition Director's Cut (2 disc set) [DVD] [1973] DVD ~ Edward Woodward
The list author says:
  "Sex, murder, intrigue, theology, musical numbers... Everything a growing boy needs."
Used & New from: £1.47
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (176 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Alien [DVD] [1979]
4.  Alien [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "The one Alien film worth owning, and plenty of DVD extras."
£3.90   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Shining [DVD] [1980]
5.  The Shining [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "How pleasurable it is to watch a film by a director who actually knows what he's doing with every frame."
£3.84   Used & New from: £0.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (226 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

12 Angry Men [DVD] [1957]
6.  12 Angry Men [DVD] [1957] DVD ~ Henry Fonda
The list author says:
  "Yep, it's just 12 nameless men locked in a room for 92 minutes."
£4.38   Used & New from: £2.47
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999]
7.  The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Mark Gatiss
The list author says:
  "You know the score."
£4.46   Used & New from: £0.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Battle Royale - Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [2001]
8.  Battle Royale - Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Tatsuya Fujiwara
The list author says:
  "Teen melodrama and ultra-violence, directed by a man in his 70s."
£11.99   Used & New from: £0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

God Is In The House [DVD] [2009]
9.  God Is In The House [DVD] [2009] DVD ~ Nick Cave
The list author says:
  "Marvel at the musical majesty and chuckle as Nick gives up trying to remember his lyrics."
Used & New from: £6.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Futurama - Season 4 [DVD]
10.  Futurama - Season 4 [DVD] DVD ~ Billy West
The list author says:
  "I'm in love with a one-eyed mutant sci-fi cartoon heroine and I don't care."
£19.20   Used & New from: £2.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Kung Fu Soccer/Shaolin Soccer [DVD] [2004] [Region 1] [NTSC]
11.  Kung Fu Soccer/Shaolin Soccer [DVD] [2004] [Region 1] [NTSC] DVD ~ Stephen Chow
The list author says:
  "For want of a less overused word, genius."
Used & New from: £4.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Vertigo [DVD]
12.  Vertigo [DVD] DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "While at uni this blew a hole in my empty student skull and let the light seep in."
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.19
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Meeting People Is Easy [DVD] [1998]
13.  Meeting People Is Easy [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Thom Yorke
The list author says:
  "Incredible artistic and commercial success somehow portrayed as a year of hollow torture."
£11.92   Used & New from: £3.85
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Band Of Brothers - Complete HBO Series Commemorative Gift Set (6 Disc Box Set) [2001] [DVD]
14.  Band Of Brothers - Complete HBO Series Commemorative Gift Set (6 Disc Box Set) [2001] [DVD] DVD ~ Ron Livingston
The list author says:
  "Inconsistent and occasionally succumbing to cliché but still telly of a remarkable standard."
£29.86   Used & New from: £2.96
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (883 customer reviews) | 21 customer discussions

Monty Python's Life Of Brian [DVD] [1979]
15.  Monty Python's Life Of Brian [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Graham Chapman
The list author says:
  "You've seen it but you should see it more often."
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.04
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (236 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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