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List of Peter Capaldi Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Local Hero (1983)
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2
Local Hero
PG
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2

Local Hero is a comedy drama film which tells the story of an American oil company representative who is sent to a village located on the West Coast of Scotland. His task is to purchase the town for his company along with all the surrounding properties.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Forsyth
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Fulton Mackay, Norman Chancer
2. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
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2
Dangerous Liaisons
R
11
2

In Paris, the Marquise de Merteui plans revenge against her ex-lover the Comte de Bastide, by planning to seduce and dishonor his virgin fiancée Cécile de Volanges. Merteui enlists the help of the disreputable Vicomte de Valmont, who is planning his own seduction of the religious Madame de Tourvel. Meanwhile, Cécile falls in love with Chevalier Raphael Danceny. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Romance, Drama
3. In the Loop (2009)
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2
In the Loop
11
2

In the Loop is a political satire film which revolves around a skeptical group of British and American operatives as they attempt to prevent a war between two countries. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Malcolm Tucker
Director:
Armando Iannucci
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
4. Living Apart Together (1982)
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2
Living Apart Together
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Gormley
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Barbara Kellerman, Dave Anderson, Judi Trott, B.A. Robertson
5. Modigliani (2004)
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2
Modigliani
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mick Davis
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Udo Kier, Miriam Margolyes, Hippolyte Girardot, Andy Garcia
6. World War Z (2013)
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2
World War Z
PG-13
10
2

Based on Max Brooks’s 2006 novel of the same name, the movie follows a former U.N. investigator Gerry Lane who is leading a peaceful and happy life with his family. However, when a lethal virus, that turns healthy humans into zombies, threatens to wipe out the humanity, he travels the world to unravel the source of infection and if possible, its cure.

As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Adventure, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken
8. Shooting Fish (1997)
10
2
Shooting Fish
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stefan Schwartz
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Phyllis Logan, Kate Beckinsale, Rowena Cooper, Jane Lapotaire, Harry Ditson, Scott Charles
9. Max (2002)
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2
Max
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Menno Meyjes
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Noah Taylor, John Cusack, Molly Parker, Leelee Sobieski, Ulrich Thomsen
11. Bean (1997)
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2
Bean
PG-13
9
2

To get rid of Mr. Bean, the board of directors of the ‘Royal National Gallery’ ask him to represent them while a US $50 million painting is being transferred to Los Angeles’ ‘Grierson Art Gallery’. Unfortunately, Mr. Bean not only defaces the painting but makes the curator’s life a living hell. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Smith
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
12. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
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2
Smilla's Sense of Snow
R
9
2

Smilla’s Sense of Snow is a mystery thriller film which revolves around Smilla Jaspersen, whose young Inuit neighbor dies after running off a snowy roof. Smilla claims that the boy was chased by an adult, before he fell to his death, but the police doesn’t take her claim seriously. In order to solve the mystery, she is forced to go to Greenland.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bille August
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris, Julia Ormond, Matthew Marsh, Ona Fletcher
13. Captives (1994)
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2
Captives
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Simon
Director:
Angela Pope
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Julia Ormond, Keith Allen, Siobhan Redmond
14. The Fifth Estate (2013)
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2
The Fifth Estate
R
9
2

The film documents the quest of Julian Assange and his associate Daniel Domscheit-Berg to expose the deceptions and corruptions amidst power-lobbies. With meager resources they create WikiLeak, an anonymous platform for the whistle-blowers to uncover dark secrets hidden in classified government information and corporate data. Then they receive most confidential intelligence documents of some of the powerful governments, raising number of ethical questions.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Rusbridger
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
15. The Best Man (2005)
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2
The Best Man
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stefan Schwartz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
David Oyelowo, Seth Green, Amy Smart, Stuart Townsend, Raphael Schwartz, Jacob Moriarty
16. Magicians (2007)
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2
Magicians
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew O'Connor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Miranda Hart, Paul Mark Elliott, Robert Webb, David Mitchell
17. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
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2
The Lair of the White Worm
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Angus Flint
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Hugh Grant, Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Catherine Oxenberg
18. House of 9 (2005)
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2
House of 9
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven R. Monroe
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Hopper, Kelly Brook, Hippolyte Girardot, Ashley Walters, Raffaello Degruttola
19. Salvage (2004)
13
3
Salvage
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
James Mulwray
Director:
Simon Lenagan
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Roy Marsden
20. Bistro (2010)
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2
Bistro
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Max
Director:
Sean Gray
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Neil Edmond, Alex Macqueen
21. Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life (1993)
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2
Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life
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2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Peter Capaldi
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Fantasy, Biography
Star Cast:
Phyllis Logan, Richard E. Grant, Ken Stott, Crispin Letts, Elaine Collins
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action, BAFTA Award for Best Short Film
23. The Love Child (1988)
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2
The Love Child
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dillon
Director:
Robert Smith
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Percy Herbert, Sheila Hancock, Arthur Hewlett, Alexei Sayle
24. Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (2002)
10
2
Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Derek
Director:
Ian Sharp
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sheila Reid, Pauline Collins, Tony Robinson, Anna Wilson-Jones
25. Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) (2004)
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2
Niceland (Population. 1.000.002)
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kerry Fox, Gary Lewis, Martin Compston, Shauna Macdonald
26. December Bride (1991)
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2
December Bride
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Donal McCann, Brenda Bruce, Patrick Malahide, Saskia Reeves
27. What Rats Won't Do (1998)
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2
What Rats Won't Do
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alastair Reid
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Parker Posey, Samantha Bond, Harry Enfield, Valentine Pelka
28. Soft Top Hard Shoulder (1992)
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2
Soft Top Hard Shoulder
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Gavin Bellini
Director:
Stefan Schwartz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Phyllis Logan, Frances Barber, Richard Wilson, Catherine Russell
29. Strictly Sinatra (2001)
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2
Strictly Sinatra
R
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Peter Capaldi
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Cox, Alun Armstrong, Ian Hart, Kelly Macdonald, Tommy Flanagan
30. Wild Country (2005)
6
1
Wild Country
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Father Steve
Director:
Craig Strachan
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Martin Compston, Samantha Shields, Alan McHugh, Kevin Quinn
31. Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)
5
1
Big Fat Gypsy Gangster
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ricky Grover
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Steven Berkoff, Ricky Grover, Omid Djalili, Dave Legeno

TV Movie(s)

1. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011)
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2
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Samuel Kent
Director:
James Hawes
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tom Georgeson, Emma Fielding, Paddy Considine, William Beck
2. A Portrait of Scotland (2009)
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3
A Portrait of Scotland
14
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Sandy Raffan
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
John Byrne, Roger Billcliffe, Iain Gordon Brown, Calum Colvin
3. Children in Need: Fantastic Beasts Special (2016)
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2
Children in Need: Fantastic Beasts Special
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ed Bye
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jamie Dornan, Simon Cowell, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins
4. The Cricklewood Greats (2012)
12
2
The Cricklewood Greats
12
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself - presenter / Leslie Grangely
Director:
Peter Capaldi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hazel Douglas, Cavan Clerkin, Kelly Adams, Ben Aldridge
5. Dream Baby (1989)
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2
Dream Baby
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Willie
Director:
Angela Pope
Star Cast:
Craig Ferguson, Jenny McCrindle, Kevin McNally, Mandy Matthews
6. Micky Love (1993)
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2
Micky Love
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Hamm
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Damian Lewis, Alan Cumming, Jennifer Ehle, Eleanor Bron, Rik Mayall, Nick Hancock
7. Giving Tongue (1996)
11
2
Giving Tongue
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stefan Schwartz
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlotte Coleman, Michael Angelis, Clare Holman, Paul Venables
8. Aftersun (2006)
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2
Aftersun
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim
Director:
Peter Lydon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sarah Parish, Juan Pablo Di Pace, Anna Madeley, Steven Webb
9. The Greatest Store in the World (1999)
11
2
The Greatest Store in the World
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Whiskers
Director:
Jane Prowse
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Brian Blessed, Ricky Tomlinson, Dervla Kirwan, Elizabeth Earl
10. Runway One (1995)
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2
Runway One
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mick Galligan
Director:
David Drury
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Caffrey, Robert Beltran, Marshall Bell, Ann Byrne
11. Solid Geometry (2002)
10
2
Solid Geometry
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
David Hunter
Director:
Denis Lawson
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Short
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Ruth Millar, Jonathan Watson, John Murtagh
12. Passer By (2004)
10
2
Passer By
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Morrissey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Emily Bruni, Emil Marwa, James Nesbitt, Chris Ryman
13. The Treasure Seekers (1996)
9
2
The Treasure Seekers
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Juliet May
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Felicity Jones, Keira Knightley, Patsy Byrne, Camilla Power, Kristopher Milnes
14. Unconditional Love (2003)
9
2
Unconditional Love
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
DI Terry Machin
Director:
Ferdinand Fairfax
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Robson Green, Shaun Parkes, Kaye Wragg, Sarah Parish
15. Pinochet's Last Stand (2006)
9
2
Pinochet's Last Stand
TV-14
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy McEntee
Director:
Richard Curson Smith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Derek Jacobi, Anna Massey, Phyllida Law, Yolanda Vazquez
16. John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985)
8
2
John and Yoko: A Love Story
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
George Harrison
Director:
Sandor Stern
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Mike Myers, Kim Miyori, Mark McGann, Kenneth Price
17. Hotel! (2001)
8
2
Hotel!
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hilton Gilfoyle
Director:
Alan Nixon
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lee Majors, Bradley Walsh, Lysette Anthony, Jay Benedict, John Chancer

Animation(s)

Christopher Robin (2018)
Christopher Robin
PG
Plot:

Christopher Robin is a fantasy comedy drama film which tells the story of Winnie the Pooh, who enters the life of Christopher Robin, his childhood friend to ask him for help in finding his lost friends.

As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Musical, Family, Comedy, Animation, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Mark Gatiss, Jim Cummings, Ewan McGregor, Oliver Ford Davies
Paddington (2014)
Paddington
PG
Plot:

After an earthquake destroys his home, a rare Peruvian bear belonging to a species that can learn to speak English arrives in London in search of a new home. Named Paddington, the bear soon finds a home with the Browns but taxidermist, Millicent Clyde, wants to kill and stuff Paddington to become rich and famous. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul King
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Ben Whishaw, Tim Downie, Madeleine Worrall, Lottie Steer, Geoffrey Palmer

TV Shows and Videos

The Thick of It (2005)
The Thick of It
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Malcolm Tucker (21 episodes, 2005-2012)
Director:
Armando Iannucci, Chris Addison
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Langham, Rebecca Front, Joanna Scanlan, James Smith
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Role
Mr. Wakefield's Crusade (1992)
Mr. Wakefield's Crusade
As:
Cast
Role:
Luke Wakefield (3 episodes, 1992)
Star Cast:
Pam Ferris, Miranda Richardson, Richard Griffiths, Michael Maloney
Peep Show (2003)
Peep Show
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rachel Blanchard, Robert Webb, Neil Fitzmaurice, Matt King
Bloody Foreigners (2010)
Bloody Foreigners
As:
Cast
Genres:
History
Star Cast:
Antony Byrne, Christopher Ellison, Lockhart Ogilvie, Ivan Wilkinson
Travelling Man (1984)
Travelling Man
As:
Cast
Director:
Gareth Morgan, Charles Kitchen, Sebastian Graham Jones
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Cumming, Leigh Lawson, Terence Taplin
Getting On (2009)
Getting On
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Peter Capaldi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tilda Swinton, Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan, Ricky Grover
Psychos (1999)
Psychos
As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Wilson, Danny Hiller, John McKay
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Douglas Henshall, Indira Varma, Iain Fraser, Neve McIntosh, Alastair Mackenzie
The Hour (2011)
The Hour
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Whishaw, Oona Chaplin, Dominic West, Anna Chancellor
The All New Alexei Sayle Show (1994)
The All New Alexei Sayle Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Doug Hatton in 'Drunk in Time' / ... (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christoph Waltz, Jean Marsh, Alexei Sayle, John Sparkes
The Musketeers (2014)
The Musketeers
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Vinnie Jones, Meera Syal, Hugo Speer, Santiago Cabrera
Dramarama (1983)
Dramarama
As:
Cast
Director:
Diarmuid Lawrence, Richard Bramall, Alistair Clarke, Roger Cheveley, Gareth Morgan
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Pam Ferris, David Tennant, Denyse Alexander, Ian Kirkby, Christopher Biggins, Bill Wallis
Chandler & Co (1994)
Chandler & Co
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Blakeson (6 episodes, 1994)
Genres:
Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Barbara Flynn, Struan Rodger, Catherine Russell, Ann Gosling
Delta Wave (1996)
Delta Wave
As:
Cast
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Nickolas Grace, Mac McDonald, Robin McCaffrey, Ania Sowinski
Stay Lucky (1989)
Stay Lucky
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Waterman, Niall Toibin, Jan Francis, Ian McNeice
High Stakes (2001)
High Stakes
As:
Cast
Director:
Dewi Humphreys
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Walliams, David Tennant, Jack Shepherd, Richard Wilson, Jason O'Mara, Laura MacAulay
Judge John Deed (2001)
Judge John Deed
As:
Cast
Director:
Tristram Powell, G.F. Newman, Andy Hay, Deborah Paige, Jane Powell
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Sharman, Nicholas Hoult, Simon Chandler, Martin Shaw, Jenny Seagrove, Barbara Thorn
In Deep (2001)
In Deep
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Ian McShane, Stephen Tompkinson, Joanna Roth, Meera Syal
The Field of Blood (2011)
The Field of Blood
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Ford Kiernan, Bronagh Gallagher, Jonas Armstrong, Matt Costello
Cold Blood (2008)
Cold Blood
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (6 episodes, 2008)
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Documentary
Star Cast:
Don Berns, Alfonso Guerra, Perry Norton, Ryan Griffiths
10 Minute Tales (2009)
10 Minute Tales
As:
Cast
Role:
The Man (1 episode, 2009)
Director:
Neil Gaiman
Star Cast:
Elizabeth McGovern, Bill Nighy, Ross Kemp, Mackenzie Crook
The Afternoon Play (2003)
The Afternoon Play
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Timothy
Genres:
Romance, Mystery, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Colin Baker, Glynis Barber, Denise Welch, Ray Burdis
Donovan (2004)
Donovan
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tom Conti, Samantha Bond, Owen Teale, Ryan Cartwright
Class (2016)
Class
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Katherine Kelly, Fady Elsayed, Greg Austin, Jordan Renzo
The Secret Agent (1992)
The Secret Agent
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Vladimir (3 episodes, 1992)
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Janet Suzman, Cheryl Campbell, David Suchet, John Benfield
Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987)
Ruth Rendell Mysteries
As:
Cast
Director:
Mary McMurray, Sandy Johnson, Herbert Wise, Matthew Evans, Bruce MacDonald
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Idris Elba, Olivia Williams, Nicholas Hoult, Colin Firth, George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay
C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985)
C.A.T.S. Eyes
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Christopher Timothy, Don Warrington, Rosalyn Landor

Peter Capaldi Awards

Academy Awards
Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life Best Short Film, Live Action 1995
BAFTA Awards
The Thick of It Best Male Performance in a Comedy Role 2010
Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life Best Short Film 1994