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A Listmania! list by mentalasanything (U.K.)
 
Beautiful Girls [DVD] [1996]
1.  Beautiful Girls [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Matt Dillon
The list author says:
  "Approaching 30 ? You must have this. You will watch several times, and then recite when your life situation dictates."
6.47   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Trainspotting [DVD] [1996]
2.  Trainspotting [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Ewan McGregor
The list author says:
  "Glamourises junkie life (if you stretched the futility over a realistic film period of months or years, instead of a couple of hours you'd look at differently) but that aside, eminently watchable."
3.70   Used & New from: 0.08
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Scarface [DVD] [1983] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
3.  Scarface [DVD] [1983] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "You'll never look at a chain saw the same way again."
19.99   Used & New from: 12.55
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review) | 8 customer discussions

A Fish Called Wanda (Special Edition) [DVD] [1988]
4.  A Fish Called Wanda (Special Edition) [DVD] [1988] DVD ~ John Cleese
The list author says:
  "''When he heard your daughter's name was Portia, he said ''Why did they name her after a car ?'''' Brilliant !!!! Answer that Will Shakespeare."
7.00   Used & New from: 0.59
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Monty Python's Life Of Brian [DVD] [1979]
5.  Monty Python's Life Of Brian [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Graham Chapman
The list author says:
  "They should include the ''Not The Nine O'clock News'' sketch just to round it off."
5.86   Used & New from: 0.67
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Monty Python's the Meaning of Life (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
6.  Monty Python's the Meaning of Life (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Terry Gilliam
The list author says:
  "If only to put your having eaten too much at an ''eat all you can'' restaurant into perspective."
6.94   Used & New from: 0.20
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Complete Blackadder - All Four Series [DVD]
7.  The Complete Blackadder - All Four Series [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "Surely there are other historical periods they can turn their wit on ?"
49.99   Used & New from: 4.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Office - Complete Series One & Two [2001] [DVD]
8.  The Office - Complete Series One & Two [2001] [DVD] DVD ~ Ricky Gervais
The list author says:
  "I watched ''Life of Brian'' dubbed in Japanese once. They missed the point completely. The U.S. missed the point on ''The Office'' for similar reasons. As long as Ricky and Steve got paid ..."
9.01   Used & New from: 0.14
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

I Claudius - Complete BBC Series (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD] [1976]
9.  I Claudius - Complete BBC Series (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD] [1976] DVD ~ Derek Jacobi
The list author says:
  "Shows how good writing and acting can transcend budgetary constraints."
34.54   Used & New from: 4.94
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (292 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rich Man Poor Man - Book 1 [1976] [DVD]
10.  Rich Man Poor Man - Book 1 [1976] [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Strauss
The list author says:
  "Good yarn. Book was better, but this TV mini Series is a classic with the ''oh, that's so and so from such and such'' side track."
9.73   Used & New from: 4.51
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Verdi: Aida
11.  Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
The list author says:
  "A small hobby of mine - finding the definitive version of Aida. This'll do for now. Track 13 to get some familiarity going, but the whole work needs your attention."
7.12   Used & New from: 3.76
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Beethoven: Complete Symphonies
12.  Beethoven: Complete Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven
The list author says:
  "At this price, a must have. I have video of 9th with Karajan and Kollo, which is supreme, but can't find on amazon"
22.91   Used & New from: 10.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Air on a G String
13.  Air on a G String by Jacques Loussier
The list author says:
  "At any price a must have. At this price (7.99) a crime not to. Classical Bach into modern jazz setting. You completely forget you're not listening to how it was originally intended."
7.21   Used & New from: 0.57
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Avalon Sunset
14.  Avalon Sunset by Van Morrison
The list author says:
  "Sunday morning. Gently raining. Smooth."
18.95   Used & New from: 4.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Infinity and the Mind: The Science and Philosophy of the Infinite (Princeton Science Library)
15.  Infinity and the Mind: The Science and Philosophy of the Infinite (Princeton Science Library) by Rudy Rucker
The list author says:
  "Forget Stephen Hawking, John Gribbin, Richard Dawkins. The answers will come out of here."
17.73   Used & New from: 10.96
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Rabbit at Rest
16.  Rabbit at Rest by John Updike
The list author says:
  "You can actually hate Bush, and the relentless insidious export of ''U.S.'' values through entertainment, media and U.S. foreign policy; but at the same time actually like the real America as well."
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Master Of Puppets
17.  Master Of Puppets by Metallica
The list author says:
  "Dramatic, exciting, layered, complex, thoughtful, yet still uncompromising within its genre. If you have preconceptions about heavy metal, fight them and give this a try. Headphones advised."
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The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin : The Complete BBC Series Collection [1976] [DVD]
18.  The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin : The Complete BBC Series Collection [1976] [DVD] DVD ~ David Warwick
The list author says:
  "Visionary work, given how a lot of modern companies - particularly IT - are run now."
39.98   Used & New from: 9.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Scum [1979] (Ray Winstone) [DVD]
19.  Scum [1979] (Ray Winstone) [DVD] DVD ~ Ray Winstone
The list author says:
  "Sorry, but every 70's teenager can relate to this. Perhaps a 70's ''Trainspotting'' on a lot of levels - particularly glamourising waywardness."
4.08   Used & New from: 0.24
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Fujifilm Finepix M 603  Digital Camera
20.  Fujifilm Finepix M 603 Digital Camera by FujiFilm
The list author says:
  "Hmmm. I bought this at 180 from PC World last year (without the 1Gb microdrive). But now I can't find it. Pity. I am not a gadget freak, but ...best buy ever. Essential for modern life."
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Benny Hill considered funnier than Monty Python--get Hill DVD's here at amazon.co.uk 0 14 Mar 2014
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English subtitles? 2 4 Feb 2014
Subtitles? 1 26 Jun 2013
The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin 0 11 Jun 2013
Benny Hill considered funnier than Monty Python! 0 18 Jan 2013
Languages available 2 5 Aug 2012
german language on it ? thanks !!! 0 11 Jun 2012
blu ray version 1 7 Apr 2012
Portuguese Subtitles 0 29 Feb 2012
Italian language 0 26 Dec 2011
Portuguese subtitles ? 4 19 Dec 2011
 
   

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