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Even More Directors Series - Volume Twenty Three - Stephen Frears


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#1 of 26 SteveGon

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Posted August 03 2005 - 03:51 AM

Solid Brit director with some fine films to his credit.


The Deal (2003) (TV)
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Liam (2000)
... aka Liam (France)
Fail Safe (2000) (TV)
High Fidelity (2000)
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
... aka Hi-Lo Country - Im Land der letzten Cowboys (Germany: TV title)
A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1997) (TV)
... aka Typically British! (UK: video title)
The Van (1996)
Mary Reilly (1996)
The Snapper (1993) (TV)
Hero (1992)
... aka Accidental Hero
The Grifters (1990)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
... aka Sammy and Rosie (Canada: English title)
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
The Hit (1984)
December Flower (1984) (TV)
Saigon: Year of the Cat (1983) (TV)
Walter and June (1983) (TV)
"The Comic Strip Presents" (1982) TV Series (episode "The Bullshitters") (episode "Consuela") (episode "Mr Jolly Lives Next Door")
Walter (1982) (TV)
Going Gently (1981) (TV)
Bloody Kids (1979)
... aka One Joke Too Many (USA: TV title)
Long Distance Information (1979) (TV)
... aka Play for Today: Long Distance Information (UK: series title)
One Fine Day (1979) (TV)
... aka Six Plays by Alan Bennett: One Fine Day (UK: series title)
Afternoon Off (1979) (TV)
... aka Six Plays by Alan Bennett: Afternoon Off (UK: series title)
Doris and Doreen (1978) (TV)
... aka Six Plays by Alan Bennett: Doris and Doreen (UK: series title)
Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1978) (TV)
... aka Six Plays by Alan Bennett: Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (UK: series title)
A Visit from Miss Protheroe (1978) (TV)
... aka BBC2 Play of the Week: A Visit from Miss Protheroe (UK: series title)
Able's Will (1977) (TV)
... aka BBC2 Play of the Week: Able's Will (UK: series title)
Play Things (1976) (TV)
... aka BBC2 Playhouse: Play Things (UK: series title)
Early Struggles (1976) (TV)
... aka Play for Today: Early Struggles (UK: series title)
Last Summer (1976) (TV)
Three Men in a Boat (1975) (TV)
Sunset Across the Bay (1975) (TV)
... aka Play for Today: Sunset Across the Bay (UK: series title)
Daft As a Brush (1975) (TV)
A Day Out (1972) (TV)
Gumshoe (1971)
"Follyfoot" (1971) TV Series
"Parkin's Patch" (1969) TV Series
The Burning (1968)
"Tom Grattan's War" (1968) TV Series



Rank 'em, rate 'em, or just say you've never heard of him.

#2 of 26 SteveGon

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Posted August 03 2005 - 03:53 AM

Films seen:


Dirty Pretty Things Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
High Fidelity Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Van Posted Image Posted Image
The Snapper Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Grifters Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Dangerous Liaisons Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Hit Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

#3 of 26 george kaplan

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Posted August 03 2005 - 04:01 AM

Seen: 4
Like: 0
Own: 0

Rank order:

High Fidelity (2000)
The Grifters (1990)
Hero (1992)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

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#4 of 26 Brook K

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Posted August 03 2005 - 04:24 AM

1. Dangerous Liasons - A- (It is quite beyond my control.)
2. High Fidelity - B+
3. The Hit - B+

4. The Grifters - B+
5. Mrs. Henderson Presents - B+
6. The Deal - B

7. The Snapper - B
8. The Queen - B

9. Dirty Pretty Things - B-
10. Mary Reilly - B-


Own: 0
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#5 of 26 Steve Christou

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Posted August 03 2005 - 04:41 AM

High Fidelity (2000) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Mary Reilly (1996) Posted Image
Accidental Hero (1992) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Grifters (1990)
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Dave hören... auf, wille stoppen sie Dave... stoppen sie Dave... Mein gehirn geht... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin gefühl es... Ich bin ängstlich Dave... Guter Nachmittag. Ich bin ein HAL 9000 computer. Ich wurde funktionsfähig am HAL-Betrieb in Urbana, Illinois auf January 12 1992.


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#6 of 26 Kirk Tsai

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Posted August 03 2005 - 06:55 AM

1. High Fidelity
2. The Grifters
3. The Queen
4. Dirty Pretty Things
5. Mrs. Henderson Presents
6. Hero

#7 of 26 Jim_K

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Posted August 03 2005 - 07:58 AM

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STEPHEN FREARS (1941 -     )

Tamara Drewe (2010)

Chéri (2009)

Skip Tracer (2008)

The Queen (2006) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
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The Deal (2003)
Dirty Pretty Things (2002) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Liam (2000)
Fail Safe (2000)
High Fidelity (2000) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Hi-Lo Country (1998) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1997)
The Van (1996) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Mary Reilly (1996) Posted Image Posted Image
The Snapper (1993) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hero (1992) Posted Image Posted Image
The Grifters (1990) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
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Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Prick Up Your Ears (1987) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
The Hit (1984) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
December Flower (1984)
Saigon: Year of the Cat (1983)
Walter and June (1983)
Walter (1982)
Going Gently (1981)
Bloody Kids (1979)
Long Distance Information (1979)
One Fine Day (1979)
Afternoon Off (1979)
Doris and Doreen (1978)
Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1978)
A Visit from Miss Protheroe (1978)
Able's Will (1977)
Play Things (1976)
Early Struggles (1976)
Last Summer (1976)
Three Men in a Boat (1975)
Sunset Across the Bay (1975)
Daft As a Brush (1975)
A Day Out (1972)
Gumshoe (1971) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Burning (1968)



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#8 of 26 Elizabeth S

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Posted August 03 2005 - 10:50 AM

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
High Fidelity (2000)
The Grifters (1990)
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
The Snapper (1993) (TV)
Hero (1992)
... aka Accidental Hero

Seen the above, in order of ranking. (I also think I saw "The Van", but I barely remember it.)

#9 of 26 Bill McA

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Posted August 03 2005 - 11:55 AM

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'Tamara Drewe' (2010) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

Cheri (2009) /img/vbsmilies/htf/star.gif/img/vbsmilies/htf/star.gif
The Queen (2006) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Deal (2003) (TV)
Dirty Pretty Things (2002) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Liam (2000) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Fail Safe (2000) (TV)
High Fidelity (2000) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Hi-Lo Country (1998) Posted ImagePosted Image
A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1997) (TV)
The Van (1996)
Mary Reilly (1996) Posted ImagePosted Image
The Snapper (1993) (TV) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Hero (1992) Posted ImagePosted Image
The Grifters (1990) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987) Posted ImagePosted Image
Prick Up Your Ears (1987) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Hit (1984) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image (Own the DVD)
December Flower (1984) (TV)
Saigon: Year of the Cat (1983) (TV)
Walter and June (1983) (TV)
Walter (1982) (TV) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Going Gently (1981) (TV)
Bloody Kids (1979)
Long Distance Information (1979) (TV)
One Fine Day (1979) (TV)
Afternoon Off (1979) (TV)
Doris and Doreen (1978) (TV)
Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1978) (TV)
A Visit from Miss Protheroe (1978) (TV)
Able's Will (1977) (TV)
Play Things (1976) (TV)
Early Struggles (1976) (TV)
Last Summer (1976) (TV)
Three Men in a Boat (1975) (TV)
Sunset Across the Bay (1975) (TV)
Daft As a Brush (1975) (TV)
A Day Out (1972) (TV)
Gumshoe (1971) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Burning (1968)

Seen 19

Own 2


       

#10 of 26 Justin_S

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Posted August 03 2005 - 12:14 PM

1: Mary Reilly (1996) **Posted Image
2: Dirty Pretty Things (2002) **Posted Image
3: Hero (1992) **
4: High Fidelity (2000) *

Seen 4
Own 0

#11 of 26 Arman

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Posted August 20 2005 - 10:47 AM

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#12 of 26 Brook K

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Posted April 21 2006 - 03:45 AM

Update:

Mrs. Henderson Presents - B+
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#13 of 26 Bill McA

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Posted October 21 2006 - 03:59 AM

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The Queen (2006) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

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#14 of 26 Martin Teller

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Posted October 25 2006 - 05:36 AM

The Queen (2006) - 7/10
Dirty Pretty Things (2002) - 8/10
High Fidelity (2000) - 7/10
Hero (1992) - 6/10
The Grifters (1990) - 8/10
Dangerous Liaisons (1988) - 7/10


#15 of 26 Bill McA

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Posted December 12 2006 - 12:29 PM

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Mrs Henderson Presents (2005) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

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#16 of 26 Brian.L

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ALL RATINGS OUT OF Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (FIVE) STARS

The Queen (2006) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Deal (2003) (TV)
Dirty Pretty Things (2002) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Liam (2000)
Fail Safe (2000) (TV)
High Fidelity (2000) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (OWN)
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1997) (TV)
The Van (1996)
Mary Reilly (1996)
The Snapper (1993) (TV)
Hero (1992)
The Grifters (1990) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
The Hit (1984)
(removed all early TV movies to save space)

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#17 of 26 Jay E

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Posted January 31 2007 - 03:58 AM

Dirty Pretty Things (2002) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image1/2
Liam (2000) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
High Fidelity (2000) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Van (1996) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Mary Reilly (1996) Posted Image Posted Image
The Snapper (1993) (TV) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hero (1992) Posted Image Posted Image
The Grifters (1990) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Dangerous Liaisons (1988) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image1/2
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987) Posted Image Posted Image1/2
Prick Up Your Ears (1987) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image1/2
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image1/2
The Hit (1984) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

#18 of 26 Martin Teller

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Posted April 06 2007 - 09:07 PM

added The Queen (2006) - 7/10

#19 of 26 Brian.L

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Posted April 16 2007 - 09:20 PM

Added The Queen (2006) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
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#20 of 26 Brook K

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Posted June 20 2007 - 07:53 PM

Updated:

The Queen - B
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+