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Year
1948
Runtime
134 min.
Directors
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Genres
Drama, Romance, Music
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
20,272
Checks
7,431
Favs
979
Dislikes
50
Favs/checks
13.2% (1:8)
Favs/dislikes
20:1
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  1. Melvelet's avatar

    Melvelet

    Wouldn't have expected that a 15-minute ballet scene would be my favoutire part of this wonderful film. :) 3 years ago
  2. mathiasa's avatar

    mathiasa

    So much better than 'Black Swan' (which was quite alright). 3 years 7 months ago
  3. seithscott's avatar

    seithscott

    Utterly breathtaking and really ahead of it's time, just brilliant. I imagine this is where Aronofsky got his idea. 5 years 9 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #5 in Music
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  2. This movie ranks #5 in 100 Best British films
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  3. This movie ranks #6 in Musical
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  4. This movie ranks #9 in BFI 100
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  5. This movie ranks #10 in 1940s
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  6. This movie ranks #16 in Romance
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  7. This movie ranks #44 in The Criterion Collection
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  8. This movie ranks #59 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  9. This movie ranks #59 in Spike Lee's Essential Film List
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  10. This movie ranks #110 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  11. This movie ranks #126 in Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen
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  12. This movie ranks #149 in Empire 500
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  13. This movie ranks #164 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  14. This movie ranks #165 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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  15. This movie ranks #165 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  16. This movie ranks #173 in The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  17. This movie ranks #191 in FOK! top 250
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  18. This movie ranks #194 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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  19. This movie ranks #208 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  20. This movie ranks #217 in 501 Must See Movies
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  21. This movie ranks #261 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  22. This movie ranks #278 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  23. This movie ranks #368 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  24. This movie ranks #716 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  25. This movie ranks #771 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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