Top Gear est une des émissions emblématiques de la BBC, diffusée sur la chaîne de télévision BBC Two. Lancée en 1977, elle connaît toujours aujourd'hui un vif succès. L'émission est consacrée aux voitures et au sport automobile. La BBC publie également un magazine papier Top Gear au Royaume-Uni. En France, l'émission est diffusée sur la chaine Discovery Channel et sur RMC Découverte.
Top Gear existe également aux États-Unis, en Australie, en Corée, en Allemagne, en Russie et en France.
L'émission originale de 1977 était un programme automobile traditionnel. Avec le temps et particulièrement depuis sa relance en 2002, l'émission a développé un style humoristique original. Elle est présentée par Chris Evans, assisté par un pilote automobile connu sous le nom du Stig, après le renvoi de Jeremy Clarkson, suivi du départ de ses collègues Richard Hammond et James May. Le programme aurait environ 350 millions de téléspectateurs dans le monde1.
Les premiers épisodes sont diffusés au Royaume-Uni sur la BBC Two et, depuis la saison 14, sur la BBC HD. Top Gear est aussi diffusé sur Dave, BBC America, Discovery Channel France, BBC Canada, RTÉ Two en Irlande, Channel 9 en Australie (depuis 2010 et auparavant sur SBS One) et un grand nombre de chaînes dans le monde.
L'émission est remarquée pour son style et sa présentation, mais elle a aussi été critiquée pour son contenu et les commentaires faits par les présentateurs.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts. Adventure and danger await when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber Of Secrets Has Been Opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione’s magical abilities and courage.
Miami, Floride, USA. Nous suivons les enquêtes d'Horatio Caine, à la tête d'une équipe d'enquêteurs et d'experts scientifiques : Calleig Duquesne, l'experte en armes, Tim Speedle, l'expert en recherche d'indices, Eric Delko, le plongeur et expert en drogue, Alexx Woods, le medecin légiste de l'équipe et Megan Donner, la spécialiste en ADN (qui a quitté l'équipe au bout de 10 épisodes). Comme à Las Vegas dans Les Experts, ils enquêtent sur des crimes et cherchent des indices, à l'aide des experts.
After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers to become the Amazing superhero known as Spider-Man.
Catch Me If You Can
A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.
Men in Black II
Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. Now it's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay – who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the MIB, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy – to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction.
The Bourne Identity
Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead. However, Bourne realizes that he has the combat and mental skills of a world-class spy—but who does he work for?
A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Blade is asked by the Vampire Nation for his help in preventing a nightmare plague that would wipe out both humans and vampires.
With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. Along the way, the unlikely allies become friends but, when enemies attack, their quest takes on far nobler aims.
John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Die Another Day
Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is powered by solar energy.
American Idol, qui était nommée American Idol: The Search for a Superstar dans la première saison, est une émission télévisée américaine dont le premier épisode a été diffusé en juin 2002. Il s'agit de l'adaptation de l'émission britannique Pop Idol, adaptée en France sous le titre Nouvelle Star.
28 Days Later
Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.
The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that affects young visitors in very strange ways.
Full Metal Panic
Sôsuke Sagara, Kurz Weber et Melissa Mao sont des soldats d'élite, membres de l'organisation mercenaire Mithril et chargés de protéger une jeune lycéenne, Kanamé Chidori, cible d'un groupuscule terroriste particulièrement dangereux et bien équipé. C'est le sergent Sagara, le plus jeune de l'équipe, qui se charge d'infiltrer l'école dans laquelle se trouve Kanamé. Malheureusement, enfant-soldat depuis son plus jeune âge, celui-ci n'a aucune connaissance ni expérience de la vie en tant que simple civil, et ses interventions manquent souvent du tact et de la discrétion les plus élémentaires : rapidement, Kanamé commence à se douter de quelque chose, et son tempérament impulsif l'amène à vouloir en savoir plus…
It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video... and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the Ring.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.
Bend It Like Beckham
Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.
The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.
Barbie as Rapunzel
Long, long ago, in a time of magic and dragons, there lived a girl named Rapunzel who had the most beautiful radiant hair the world had ever seen. But Rapunzel's life was far from wonderful. She lived as a servant to Gothel, a jealous, scheming witch who kept her hidden deep in a forbidding forest, guarded by the enormous dragon Hugo and surrounded by an enchanted glass wall. However, in a twist of fate, Rapunzel's discovery of a magic paintbrush leads her on a journey that will unravel a web of deception, bring peace to two feuding kingdoms, and ultimately lead her to love with the help of Penelope(TM), the least intimidating of dragons!
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True
As a newly crowned princess, Cinderella quickly learns that life at the Palace - and her royal responsibilities - are more challenging than she had imagined. In three heartwarming tales, Cinderella calls on her animal friends and her Fairy Godmother to help as she brings her own grace and charm to her regal role and discovers that being true to yourself is the best way to make your dreams come true.
John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.
In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
City of God
Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...