My Favourite Films and TV (Part One)

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The Straight Story [DVD] [1999]
1.  The Straight Story [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Richard Farnsworth
The list author says:
  "A straight story like Elephant Man, An Actors movie, one actor really, who died soon after, R Farnsworths greatest work, his last."
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Being There [DVD]
2.  Being There [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Sellers
The list author says:
  "I'm a sucker for Peter Sellers movies."
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The Marx Brothers: Duck Soup [DVD]
3.  The Marx Brothers: Duck Soup [DVD] DVD ~ The Marx Brothers
The list author says:
  "The Greatest Comedian, Groucho the God."
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Blazing Saddles (30th anniversary edition) [DVD] [1974]
4.  Blazing Saddles (30th anniversary edition) [DVD] [1974] DVD ~ Cleavon Little
The list author says:
  "Everyone should love one Mel Brooks work, or they are not human beings worth knowing."
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Dr Strangelove [DVD]
5.  Dr Strangelove [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Sellers
The list author says:
  "Soory, Peter Sellers was a genius."
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Blue Velvet [1986] [DVD]
6.  Blue Velvet [1986] [DVD] DVD ~ Kyle MacLachlan
The list author says:
  "One of his best definitive works."
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The Birds [DVD]
7.  The Birds [DVD] DVD ~ Rod Taylor
The list author says:
  "An obvious one to have on a list? Well the next one is even more obvious..."
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Citizen Kane [DVD] [1942]
8.  Citizen Kane [DVD] [1942] DVD ~ Orson Welles
The list author says:
  "Rosebud! Rosebud!"
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Solaris [DVD]
9.  Solaris [DVD] DVD ~ Natalya Bondarchuk
The list author says:
  "Ah, dead girlfriends are pesky. Hard to forget, hard to dig up and keep in the basement secretly."
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Young Frankenstein [DVD] [1975]
10.  Young Frankenstein [DVD] [1975] DVD ~ Gene Wilder
The list author says:
  "Black and white comedy. Punchlines are Punchlines... Punches to the face."
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Heimat 2 [DVD]
11.  Heimat 2 [DVD] DVD ~ Henry Arnold
The list author says:
  "The first I watched, still the best. Pretentious? Yes. Moving? Yes."
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Charlie Chaplin - The Great Dictator [1940] [DVD]
12.  Charlie Chaplin - The Great Dictator [1940] [DVD] DVD ~ Charlie Chaplin
The list author says:
  "Who would attack Hitler first? Roosevelt? No, that sickly sweet comedian Charlie Chaplin."
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Twin Peaks: Complete Season 1 [DVD] [1990]
13.  Twin Peaks: Complete Season 1 [DVD] [1990] DVD ~ Kyle MacLachlan
The list author says:
  "It's sad that the best work Lynch would be responsible for is TV, which treated him so shabbily."
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Crimewave [DVD] [1985]
14.  Crimewave [DVD] [1985] DVD ~ Louise Lasser
The list author says:
  "Still better than Spiderman."
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Raising Arizona [1987] [DVD]
15.  Raising Arizona [1987] [DVD] DVD ~ Nicolas Cage
The list author says:
  "Okay, so it has Cage in it, nothings perfect, suppose you'd pick The Big Lebowski, yeah...well...maybe you have a point..."
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Blade Runner (Remastered Directors Cut)
16.  Blade Runner (Remastered Directors Cut) DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "I have a soft spot for Sci-Fi ...sorry. I wish I was a Android (one that lasts longer than these ones)."
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Battlestar Galactica: Season 1 [DVD]
17.  Battlestar Galactica: Season 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Edward James Olmos
The list author says:
  "Amazingly it's great fun. Nothing like the dated drivel it was based on."
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Hill Street Blues - Series 1 [DVD]
18.  Hill Street Blues - Series 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Daniel J. Travanti
The list author says:
  "Still the best cop show. EVER."
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The Wire : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD] [2002] [2005]
19.  The Wire : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD] [2002] [2005] DVD ~ Dominic West
The list author says:
  "The best cop show....er..."
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Curb Your Enthusiasm - Series 1 - 4 (9 Disc Box Set) (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD]
20.  Curb Your Enthusiasm - Series 1 - 4 (9 Disc Box Set) (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD] 
The list author says:
  "Oh God, it's heaven on Earth. The Son of Holy Groucho!"
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Deadwood: Complete HBO Season 1 [2004] [DVD]
21.  Deadwood: Complete HBO Season 1 [2004] [DVD] DVD ~ Timothy Olyphant
The list author says:
  "Season 2 isn't as good as this perfect season, nothing could. I'm in love with Calamity Jane. How could they cancel this?"
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Humax PVR8000T/80  Set Top Box
22.  Humax PVR8000T/80 Set Top Box by HUMAX
The list author says:
  "Okay, not a film, but has made my TV watching life heaven, you can even upgrade the drive. Mines 120GB, works great, even with my poor reception."
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Sapphire & Steel: Complete Series (6pc) [DVD] [1979]
23.  Sapphire & Steel: Complete Series (6pc) [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ David McCallum
The list author says:
  "You can get this in PAL, why not at Amazon?"
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Samsara [DVD]
24.  Samsara [DVD] DVD ~ Shawn Ku
The list author says:
  "okay, so I despise religion, but this movie proves a seductive movie. I still don't believe it. Sorry Mum (She's a Buddist)."
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25.  Cape Fear (1962) DVD ~ Robert Mitchum
The list author says:
  "forget the hateful remake, this is the one. Great acting."
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