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Old 13-02-2013, 21:17
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Old 13-02-2013, 21:31
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Runaway with Tom Selleck 1984
Parting Shots with Chris Rea
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Quatermass films
and most old Hammer Horrors like Dracula and Frankenstein
On the Beach
Have all of these and yes rarely on TV now ... Agree about the Quatermas films they used to put then on after 10.30pm on a Friday night ! .. Loved Parting Shots was so funny and typical of the late Michael Winner films !
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Old 13-02-2013, 21:46
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The HIll (which pops up on TCM now and again, but until I stumbled on to it about 3 years ago, I'd never heard of!)
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Old 15-02-2013, 20:22
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It does pop up on ITV3 every now and again. Only on a few weeks ago.
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Old 15-02-2013, 20:38
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Horrible bloody films, can't imagine why I would ever want to watch either of them again.

Sometimes there are good reasons films fade into obscurity....
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Old 16-02-2013, 00:31
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I would love to see the film Mix Me A Person. I saw it in about 1962 when I was about 11 years old and as far as I know it has never been on TV.
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Old 16-02-2013, 12:44
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Most of these are available on DVD, but have not been shown on TV (well Freeview) for a least 10 years (and probably more).


Network


Harold And Maude

All are "classics" that I would like to see, but not sure if they're worth paying for,
Hmm, I might look on eBay.

Yeah, they haven't been on Freeview. However, 'Network' was on TCM about a year ago. Interesting film, I wouldn't say it was a classic but, it does seem quite relevant in this day and age(i.e. Jerry Springer, Jeremy Kyle, the power of TV, etc.).


Harold and Maude has been shown on Sky Movies. Interesting film from the 1970s. Strange subject matter.
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Old 17-02-2013, 21:52
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Old 18-02-2013, 02:10
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Old 18-02-2013, 13:25
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A star is born ,barbara streisand one. Its my mums favourite film and iv been trying to get hold of it for her for ages
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Old 18-02-2013, 13:31
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True Lies gets very rare showings, so was delighted to see it on Ch4 HD last night. Recorded it and hope an overdue bluray release follows this year.
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Old 18-02-2013, 15:34
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Rattle of a Simple Man
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058515/

Stopped buying DVD's a few yrs ago and this was still on the 'wanted' list, little or no chance for Blu then.
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Old 19-02-2013, 01:19
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Old 19-02-2013, 02:32
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I've had a couple of people say how good 'Miracle Mile' is but I have yet to see it appear on TV or Sky.

I don't think that it's available on DVD in UK either.

I may have to buy it from iTunes one day.
Its on you tube. Soo many plot holes its hilarious. Well worth a watch
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Old 19-02-2013, 02:34
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A star is born ,barbara streisand one. Its my mums favourite film and iv been trying to get hold of it for her for ages
you can buy the dvd for under a tenner on amazon.
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Old 19-02-2013, 08:33
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True Lies gets very rare showings, so was delighted to see it on Ch4 HD last night. Recorded it and hope an overdue bluray release follows this year.
True Lies is on at least once or twice every year. ITV3 actually ran it to death a few years back by airing it several times a week for months at a time.
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Old 19-02-2013, 10:04
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There was a series on channel 4 in the eighties I think called "The Worse Films Ever Made" it included such classics as "Plan Nine From Outerspace" and "The Wild Women of Wongo", cant remember seeing either since.
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Old 19-02-2013, 13:39
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There was a series on channel 4 in the eighties I think called "The Worse Films Ever Made" it included such classics as "Plan Nine From Outerspace" and "The Wild Women of Wongo", cant remember seeing either since.
The Worst Of Hollywood' was the title, presented by one of the Medved brothers of 'Golden Turkey Awards' fame.

I remember seeing 'Santa Claus Conquers The Martians' in that slot, and 'Robot Monster'
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Old 19-02-2013, 15:24
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The original Nightmare on Elm Street movie is rarely on tv.
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Old 19-02-2013, 20:38
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Old 19-02-2013, 20:57
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Champions 1981
Who Dares Wins 1982
The Squeeze 1977
Mcvicar 1980
Paradise Alley 1975
The Gauntlet 1977
Highpoint 1982
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Old 19-02-2013, 21:30
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True Lies is on at least once or twice every year. ITV3 actually ran it to death a few years back by airing it several times a week for months at a time.
Still, once or twice a year for one of the best Arnie films is pretty rare. The likes of the Terminator films, Raw Deal, Kindergarten Cop, Eraser, Conan etc, get more of an outing than a classic like True Lies. May be something to do with the villains....
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Old 19-02-2013, 22:13
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True Lies gets very rare showings, so was delighted to see it on Ch4 HD last night. Recorded it and hope an overdue bluray release follows this year.
I thought that film was pretty regular, the dance and strip scene with Jamie Lee Curtis being a highlight?
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Old 19-02-2013, 22:16
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I thought that film was pretty regular, the dance and strip scene with Jamie Lee Curtis being a highlight?
Indeed!
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Old 19-02-2013, 22:21
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I saw a film in the cinema in around 2005 called Stander. It's available on DVD but I've never seen it shown on TV nor does anyone else ever seem to have heard of it.
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