Library resources

Here’s a selection of online features and publications to help you with your research.


Research projects

  • The Ultimate Film

    The Ultimate Film

    A list of the all-time top 100 films from the 1930s to the 1990s, based on UK cinema admissions estimates.

  • Britain’s Most Watched TV

    Britain’s Most Watched TV

    The programmes that have been watched by the biggest audiences – from the beginning of TV to the 2000s.

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  • Archive projects

    Archive projects

    We bring the vast collections of the BFI National Archive to a wider audience through our cultural projects.

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