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Highlighted works

  • Henry V

    Henry V

    Conceived as a wartime morale-booster, Laurence Olivier’s groundbreaking reimagining of Shakespeare combines cinematic sweep with patriotic fervour.

  • Yellow Canary

    There’s romance among spies in this thrilling drama starring Anna Neagle as a Nazi sympathiser.

  • The Queen

    The Queen

    A subtle imagining of the diplomatically nuanced relationship between Queen Elizabeth II (an Oscar-winning Helen Mirren) and Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) following Princess Diana’s death.

  • The Gentle Sex

    This unlikely UK box office smash from 1943 has a fabulous all-female cast.

  • Great Day

    A visit to a small English village by Mrs Roosevelt provides the catalyst for the women to pull together.

  • Braveheart

    Braveheart

    Mel Gibson’s muscular, multi Oscar-winning epic sees 13th-century Scots rebel William Wallace lead a war of independence from English colonial rule.

  • In Which We Serve

    In Which We Serve

    In this wartime tribute to the courage of the British Navy, Noël Coward traces turbulent experiences across the ranks on an ill-fated destroyer.

  • Perfect Strangers

    Deborah Kerr co-stars in Alexander Korda’s movie about the transformative powers of conscription.

  • Suffragette

    Suffragette

    The first feature film to tell the story of the ordinary British women at the turn of the last century who risked everything in the fight for equality and the right to vote.

  • Dangerous Moonlight

    Dangerous Moonlight

    An American reporter falls for a Polish pilot and pianist in this Blitz-set romance.

  • Aliens

    Aliens

    A reluctant Ellen Ripley is persuaded to venture back into outer space in search of marauding aliens, this time accompanied by a crack military team.

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