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Reader Reviews

The Man Who Fell To Earth

The French poster for the movie
Contributed by Eric Castaing
David's first major motion picture role was as visitor-from-space Thomas Jerome Newton in this Nicolas Roeg film.

Just A Gigolo
Gigolo Read Ramona's review of what David described as "all his Elvis movies rolled into one".

Christiane F.
Christiane F Bowie stars as himself in this biographical movie about a drug addict in Berlin, who also happens to be a huge Bowie fan.

The Hunger
David portrays a modern day vampire afflicted by a disorder which causes him to lose his immortality. Gerry Engel contributes a review.

Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
The only widely available official footage of Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust persona, giving his retirement concert at the Hammersmith Odeon on July 3, 1973.

Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence
Bowie In Jeep David plays a soldier captured by the Japanese in this psychological war drama, which many consider to be one of the best Bowie acting performances. Sue Law has a review of the film.

David played an uncredited part as The Shark in this Monty Python film. The story goes that Bowie happened to be vacationing on the same location as the film shoot, and when the Pythons saw him walking along the beach, they asked him to play the tiny bit-part.

Into The Night
Bowie plays a small role as Colin Morris in this action comedy parody featuring Jeff Goldblum and directed by John Landis.

Jareth David plays the Goblin King in this 1986 classic. You can read a review of the film by our contributor Alys.

Absolute Beginners
Bowie played supporting role Vendice Partners in this campy musical, for which he provided the title song Absolute Beginners.

Last Temptation Of Christ
Bowie played the small but vital part of Pontius Pilate in this controversial film about the Christian Jesus.

The Linguini Incident
Bowie stars as Monte in this lightweight comedy with Rosanna Arquette.

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
Bowie plays Phillip Jeffries in this 1992 feature film based on David Lynch's acclaimed television series Twin Peaks.

David portrays Andy Warhol in this 1996 film. You can read a review of the film by our contributor Alys.

Everybody Loves Sunshine
Bowie portrays Bernie, one of English-gangster Goldie's henchmen.

Il Mio West
David portrays a gun-toting pistolero in this Italian western.

Mr Rice's Secret
A Canadian produced film where Bowie plays the title role of a 400 year old man who has extended his life with special potions which he passes onto his young neighbour.

David Bowie at Internet Movie Database

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