films i'd recommend

A Listmania! list by jrhartley
 
13 Tzameti [DVD] [2006]
1.  13 Tzameti [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ George Babluani
The list author says:
  "Only let down by the weak ending - did they run out of money?"
£6.16   Used & New from: £0.43
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Brazil [1985] [DVD]
2.  Brazil [1985] [DVD] DVD ~ Jonathan Pryce
The list author says:
  "The imaginative 1984"
£4.56   Used & New from: £0.64
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dancer In The Dark [DVD] [2000]
3.  Dancer In The Dark [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Björk
The list author says:
  "One of the few occassions when I've undersood the merit of a film descending into musical"
£8.64   Used & New from: £0.33
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

V for Vendetta [DVD] [2006]
4.  V for Vendetta [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Natalie Portman
The list author says:
  "Enjoyable stuff, shame the ending looks like a weak scene from "The Bill""
£3.55   Used & New from: £0.45
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (425 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

La Haine (Special Edition) [DVD] [1995]
5.  La Haine (Special Edition) [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Vincent Cassel
The list author says:
  "Some great cinematography here means you forgive the unlikely combination of the 3 main protagonists"
£5.01   Used & New from: £0.90
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

Shaun of the Dead [DVD] [2004]
6.  Shaun of the Dead [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Simon Pegg
The list author says:
  "Shaun: "Yeah - well Big Al also says that dogs can't look up...." Ed: "Well they can't""
£3.00   Used & New from: £0.10
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (315 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Requiem for a Dream [DVD] [2001]
7.  Requiem for a Dream [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Ellen Burstyn
The list author says:
  "Powerful exploration of addictions within modern Western society, emphasised through good camerawork"
£4.25   Used & New from: £0.97
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews)

Show Me Love [DVD] [2000] [US Import] [NTSC]
8.  Show Me Love [DVD] [2000] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Alexandra Dahlström
The list author says:
  "I wanna know what love is"
£18.17   Used & New from: £7.51
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Long Good Friday (Special Edition) [DVD]
9.  The Long Good Friday (Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Bob Hoskins
The list author says:
  "If only I'd watched this film on its release and gone and bought up property in Docklands..."
£7.47   Used & New from: £0.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews)

Zoolander [DVD] [2001]
10.  Zoolander [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Ben Stiller
The list author says:
  "As quoted by every architecture student:  "What is this?  A centre for ANTS?""
£2.92   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

Fahrenheit 451 [DVD] [1966]
11.  Fahrenheit 451 [DVD] [1966] DVD ~ Oskar Werner
The list author says:
  "Great film that shows sci-fi isn't about spaceships and inter-planetary wars"
£6.25   Used & New from: £2.07
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Shooting Dogs [DVD] [2006]
12.  Shooting Dogs [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ John Hurt
The list author says:
  "Powerful docu-film reminding us that the UN is frequently more than a talking-shop with few teeth"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.02
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Beat That My Heart Skipped [2005] [DVD]
13.  The Beat That My Heart Skipped [2005] [DVD] DVD ~ Romain Duris
The list author says:
  "If Liam Gallagher was a concert pianist"
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.25
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Closer [DVD] [2004] [2005]
14.  Closer [DVD] [2004] [2005] DVD ~ Julia Roberts
The list author says:
  "Natalie Portman as a lap-dancer - superficial but aesthetically pleasing"
£3.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

Scarface (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
15.  Scarface (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "What happens when you start believing your own hype"
£3.60   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (225 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Three Colours: Blue [DVD] [1993]
16.  Three Colours: Blue [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Juliette Binoche
The list author says:
  "An exploration of Liberty, self-absorbtion, refinding love, set against the growing ties in Europe."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.73
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Amores Perros [DVD] [2001]
17.  Amores Perros [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Emilio Echevarría
The list author says:
  "Love is a b*tch - animal lovers may find some of the dog-fighting scenes too much, though"
£10.00   Used & New from: £1.31
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest : The Movie & More (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD]
18.  One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest : The Movie & More (2 Disc Special Edition) [1975] [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Chief"
£9.99   Used & New from: £1.04
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (241 customer reviews)

Hotel Rwanda [DVD]
19.  Hotel Rwanda [DVD] DVD ~ Xolani Mali
The list author says:
  "Not quite as poweful as Shooting Dogs to my mind, but a worthy watch all the same"
£6.07   Used & New from: £0.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews)

Cinema Paradiso [DVD] [1988]
20.  Cinema Paradiso [DVD] [1988] DVD ~ Philippe Noiret
The list author says:
  "A beautiful film that any film-lover will immediately identify with"
Used & New from: £0.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews)

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My Summer of Love [DVD]
21.  My Summer of Love [DVD] DVD ~ Nathalie Press
The list author says:
  "Life in provincial Britain - what's the worst that could happen?"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.48
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Constant Gardener [DVD] [2005]
22.  The Constant Gardener [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Ralph Fiennes
The list author says:
  "Pacy thriller that succeeds in making you reappraise the characters' motivations throughout"
£2.72   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

101 Reykjavik [DVD] [2001]
23.  101 Reykjavik [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Hilmir Snær Guðnason
The list author says:
  "A taster for the quirkiness and debauchery that is Iceland's capital city"
£9.39   Used & New from: £0.79
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Waking Life [DVD] [2002]
24.  Waking Life [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Ethan Hawke
The list author says:
  "Interesting production approach sees Linklater revisit some old films / characters"
£4.11   Used & New from: £2.25
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Bombon El Perro [DVD]
25.  Bombon El Perro [DVD] DVD ~ Juan Villegas
The list author says:
  "Excellent character observation film that keeps you wondering until the last.  The dog's great too."
£8.03   Used & New from: £0.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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