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Eggs by the Dozen  (2003)

Alternative Titles: Sunny Side Up, Cheaper by the Shitload

Genre: Comedy

Plot:
A family moves from Manhatten to rural Maine in order to run a dairy farm, and ends up in a whole heap of trouble when the free range hens stop laying.

Starring: Steve Martin and Carrie Baskets.

Quotes:
Mary: "This was all your rotten idea! Move to the country and keep chickens. Fucking stinks. And we've still got no eggs."


BIFTA Nomination: Best Before 01 Apr (2004)

Directed by: Drew Pictures. US Colour.

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Electrolux in Blue  (2009)

Alternative Titles: Electro Glide in Bolton, Suck It Up, I'll Hoover - You Dust

Genre: Drama/Thriller

Plot:
Two friends start their own cleaning business, and it's a race against time to fix the mess that their new high powered vacuum has made of their client's shag-pile rug.

Starring: Julie Walters and Victoria Wood.

Quotes:
Mandy: "Shit, turn it off! Turn it off!!"
Tracey: "Oh my God oh my God oh my God..."

Most Helpful User Review:
Outstanding characterisation, dialogue and acting. When the shit hits the fan, you're right there rooting for them.


BIFTA Winner: Best Bagless Upright under £300 (2010)

Directed by: Ben Addiction. UK Colour.

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Enter the Drag Queen  (1998)

Alternative Titles: Feathers of Fury, Bags of Fun, Me And My Eye Shadow, Queer as Folk

Genre: Drama/Comedy

Plot:
With a cast of colourful characters, this is the only big screen excursion for Paul O'Grady's alter ego, Lily Savage, a drag artist on the Blackpool Gay Scene.

Can Lily perfect her act, and steal the show at the Pink Flamingos Comedy Night?

Starring: Paul O'Grady.

Quotes:
Nigel: "You will not agree with what I'm going to do. It is contrary to all that you have taught me, and all that you and Mum believed. I must wear women's clothing! Please try to find a way to forgive me."

Most Helpful User Review:
Director's cut includes graphic man-sex. Fabulous.


BIFTA Winner: Best Sequins and Suspenders (1999)

Directed by: Oldham Mumps. UK Colour.

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Entertaining Mr Sheen  (1970)

Alternative Titles: Entertaining Mr Ed, Dust Me Down, Do You Like Me Mr Sheen?

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Plot:
Beryl Reid on hilarious form as a middle aged woman who throws herself at her new lodger, and is forever trying to entice him with her Hoover attachments. Soon Beryl's brother (Harry Andrews) gets in on the act, in a comedy three-some tug-of-love. Based on the play by Joe Orton.

Starring: Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews and that guy whose name I can't remember.

Quotes:
Kath: "Mr Sheen, will your fuck-buddies be around this evening? - Only I can't find your cock ring anywhere."


BIFTA Nomination: Most Polished Performance (1971)

Directed by: Dusty Ragg. UK Colour.

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The Evil Shed  (1987)

Alternative Titles: Don't Go in the Garden, The Lawnmower Man, Lawn of the Dead, Ground Force

Genre: Horror

Plot:
Disturbing, claustrophobic tale of a man trapped in his garden shed. The light bulb has blown and he can't find his way past the dangerous equipment.

Comprises violent scenes with shears, a chainsaw, a lawnmower and a hoe. Will he make it out alive?

Starring: John Noakes.

Quotes:
Bert: "I knew I should've tidied this lot up sooner."

Most Helpful User Review:
The suspense is numbing.


BIFTA Nomination: Best Slow Death (1988)

Directed by: Spiro Graph. UK Colour.

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Fairground Attraction  (2001)

Alternative Titles: It's Got to Be-e-e-e-e-e-e Perfect, The Walzers, Dodgem if You Can, Scream if You Wanna Go Faster

Genre: Drama

Plot:
The story of love between a lad from a travelling fair and an obsessive young 'bunny-boiler'. Famous for the bit with the guy's dog and the candy floss machine.

Starring: Geri Halliwell and Dean Gaffney.

Quotes:
Jane: "Don't diss me or ah'll rip yer fuckin' head off! Right?"

Most Helpful User Review:
SPOILER: The animals always cop for it, don't they?


BIFTA Nomination: Best Sovereign Rings (2002)

Directed by: Gripper Stebson. UK Colour.

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Family Fortunes of War  (1996)

Alternative Titles: Fortunes of Tenko, Game Show Hell, TV Hell

Genre: War

Plot:
The Saturday night game show is given a twist in a one-off, feature-length special. Soldiers and their families are asked questions such as: "Name ten ways in which you can torture a prisoner".

The film naturally caused a scandal on its release.

Starring: Les Dennis (as himself), Mr Babbage and 100 people surveyed.

Quotes:
Les: "If it's up there I'll give you the money meself!"


BIFTA Nomination: Best Saturday Night Game Show Bloopers (1997)

Directed by: Bobby Dazzler. UK Colour.

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Fannie  (1999)

Alternative Titles: Fanny, Fandango, Fanny Fandango, Vagina Monologues, A Handful of Songs, A Handful of Thongs

Genre: Musical

Plot:
Musical film adaptation of the hit stage show. Various women sing the praises of their intimate gentle parts.

Best Song: "The Bush Will Come Out Tomorrow"

Starring: Starring Maureen Lipman, Tanita Tikaram and Sonia.

Quotes:
Maggie: "It's the dryness I find hard to cope with."

Music By: Daniel Baddinbed.


BIFTA Nomination: Best Brazilian (2000)

Directed by: Colourby Numbers. UK Colour.

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Fantastic Geese and Where to Find Them  (2016)

Alternative Titles: Goose on the Loose, Goose in a Suitcase, Feathered Friends, Pissed My Goose, Geese Lightning

Genre: Children's/Adventure

Plot:
The adventures of 1920's birdwatcher Bert Hamburger in New York's Central Park.

Starring: Eddie Redmayne.

Quotes:
Bert: "A Canadian goose in New York! Merlin's beard!"


BIFTA Nomination: Best Binocular Handling of an Actor in a Leading Role (2017)

Directed by: David Yates. UK/US Colour.

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Fart Club  (1999)

Alternative Titles: Pump Action, First Date, Gotta New Girlfriend, Being Polite

Genre: Action/Thriller/Fantasy

Plot:
Gang of lads hang out together and discuss the trouble it takes to impress a new girlfriend. The gang start to help similar guys in trouble on first dates by giving them tips and chat-up lines.

Starring: Brad Pitt and Mr Methane.

Quotes:
Ed: "Rule one: You don't talk about farting. Rule two: You don't talk about farting."

Most Helpful User Review:
SPOILER: The twist ending of the protagonist's girlfriend caught lighting her farts is just dumb.


BIFTA Winner: Best Advice (2000)

Directed by: Ivor Wetdebed. US Colour.

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Fiddler on the Dole  (1983)

Alternative Titles: Fraudster on the Dole, Dole Dosser, Dole Scum

Genre: Musical/Drama

Plot:
Lulu reprised her only hit record for the billionth time in this long-winded story of a man (Bernard Hill) caught working whilst claiming Job Seekers Allowance.

Starring: Bernard Hill and Lulu.

Quotes:
Jimmy: "Bastards!"

Music By: Kajagoogoo.

Best Song: "You Know You Make Me Wanna Shit.".


BIFTA Winner: Best Shouting and Screaming in Public (1984)

Directed by: Medium Size. UK Colour.

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Five to Nine  (1980)

Alternative Titles: 5 to 9, A Hard Day at the Office, The Office, Sexist Pig

Genre: Comedy

Plot:
Three office workers who constantly have to fight off advances from their male chauvinist boss get their own back.

Starring: Molly Sugden, Barbara Windsor, Suzanne Danielle and Derek Jacobi.

Quotes:
Judy: "Anyone got any Rizlas?"

Most Helpful User Review:
The drugged-up dream sequences get a bit stupid, but on the whole this is a cracking early 80s movie.


BIFTA Winner: Best Fantasies of a Lead Actress (1981)

Directed by: Bloomin Marvellous. UK Colour.

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Forbidden Wotsit  (1998)

Alternative Titles: Forbidden Food, Cheesy Puffs, Wot No Proper Crisps? Wot's That You're Eating? Can I Have One?

Genre: Sci-Fi/Thriller

Plot:
The year is 2087. All fat people have been purged from society, and anyone gaining a BMI of over 20 is "regenerated". Salads and fat free foods are all that's available to the general population, and everyone is under strict watch by the Food Police.

Then a Food Police Officer finds himsef in bother after being tempted by an ancient bag of Wotsits he finds in his loft...

Starring: Will Smith.

Quotes:
Chief Food Inspector Bottomley: "Officer Dribble, what are you doing?..."


BIFTA Nomination: Best Not Because You Won't Eat Your Tea (1999)

Directed by: Henry Fondle. US/UK Colour.

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Friends on Benefits  (2011)

Alternative Titles: Friends on the Dole, Hanging Out with Job Seekers

Genre: Comedy

Plot:
Justin Timberlake plays Scott, a guy who discovers that friendships become complicated when one of his friends ends up on benefits and decides she prefers it to working.

Kerry Katona excels herself in her role as a cheap layabout, and won a BIFTA at the awards that year.

Starring: Justin Timberlake and Kerry Katona.

Quotes:
Scott: "You can't spend your life glued to the sofa watching Jeremy Kyle, on taxpayer's money! Get a job you lazy bitch!"


BIFTA Nomination: Best Income Supporting Actress (2012)

Directed by: Floyd Flinders. UK/US Colour.

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From Rusholme with Love  (1999)

Alternative Titles: Blackalicious Rides Again, Shafted

Genre: Action/Thriller/Adventure

Plot:
More from the James Bond franchise. Barry Adamson stars as the first black 007. Caused a big hoo-hah in America's Christian Community - even more so than when Madonna released her "Like a Prayer" video in the '80s.

Starring: Barry Adamson as Bond, Nick Cave as Q, and Blixa Bargeld as Blofeld.

Quotes:
Bond: "I'm just a jazz devil..."


BIFTA Winner: Best Get Up (2000)

Directed by: Daniel Miller. US/UK Colour.

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Full Metal Pan Set  (1990)

Alternative Titles: Housewives' Choice, Hobson's Choice, Can't Cook Won't Cook

Genre: Drama

Plot:
Set in the 1950s, this tense kitchen sink drama tells the story of a housewife pushed to breaking point by her domineering husband.

Starring: Julie Walters and Russell Hobbs.

Quotes:
Derek: "What do you mean, my tea isn't ready?!"

Most Helpful User Review:
SPOILER: I saw this at the cinema, and the whole crowd cheered at the 'frying pan across the head' scene.


BIFTA Winner: Best Performance of a Non-Stick on an Induction Hob (1991)

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick. UK Colour.

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