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The Lady Vanishes (1938)

7.9/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Cecil Parker

One of Hitchcock's best British films; Dame May Whitty stars as the kindly old woman who befriends a young English girl on a European train, and then... Read more

The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)

5.9/10
Starring: Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie

Littlefoot the brontosaurus and his prehistoric friends are back in this all-new, feature-length adventure, as a trip from peaceful Great Valley to th... Read more

The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998)

5.9/10
Starring: Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie

On the distant edge of the Great Valley stands mysterious Saurus Rock, and twin baby Threehorns, Dinah and Dana have run away to find it. It's up to L... Read more

Larger Than Life (1996)

5.6/10
Director: Howard Franklin
Starring: Bill Murray, Janeane Garofalo, Linda Fiorentino

When the circus clown father he never knew dies and leaves him with a four-ton elephant named Vera, Bill Murray sets off on a wild cross-country odyss... Read more

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1996)

5.4/10
Director: Peter Markle
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Daryl Hannah, Kiefer Sutherland

Dennis Hopper plays a runner for a neighbourhood thug (Michael Madsen) who's looking to get out in this yet another 'Pulp Fiction' clone. Read more

The Last Emperor (1987)

7.8/10
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Starring: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Victor Wong

A stunning milestone in the history of cinema; John Lone stars as Pu Yi, emperor of China, who comes from a long history of a tradition that is irreve... Read more

The Last Goon Show Of All (1972)

8.2/10
Starring: Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan

From 1952 to 1960, 'The Goon Show' played the airwaves. For the BBC's 50th anniversary in 1972, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan reform... Read more

Last Night (1998)

7.3/10
Director: Don McKellar
Starring: Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Callum Keith Rennie

"Party like there's no tomorrow...because there isn't". With the world about to come to an end at midnight on January 1, 2000, a group of people in To... Read more

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

7.8/10
Director: Michael Mann
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Russell Means, Madeleine Stowe, Wes Studi, Jodhi May, Steven W...

The American wilderness of the 1750s is the setting for director/co-scripter Michael Mann's grand adaptation of the James Fenimore Cooper adventure cl... Read more

Last Stand at Saber River (1997)

7/10
Director: Dick Lowry
Starring: Tom Selleck, Suzy Amis, Keith Carradine

This adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel is set after the Civil War where Confederate soldier Tom Selleck attempts to reunite with his family and rec... Read more

The Last Starfighter (1984)

6.7/10
Director: Nick Castle
Starring: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy

A young video game master becomes part of a real outer space war when he's called on to help defend the Star League of Planets from their arch-enemy,... Read more

Lawrence After Arabia, A Dangerous Man: (1991)

Director: Christopher Menaul
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Denis Quilley, Paul Freeman

This informative look at T E Lawrence at the Paris Peace Conference, as he serves as the liaison to the Hashemite delegation in an effort to have the... Read more

Le Bonheur Est Dans Le Pre ( Happiness is in the Field ) (1995)

7.1/10
Director: Etienne Chatiliez
Starring: Michel Serrault, Eddy Mitchell, Sabine Azema

'Happiness is in the Field'. The touching tale of Francis Bergeade (Michael Serrault) a successful businessman who owns a toilet seat factory and is p... Read more

Le Boucher ( The Butcher ) (1969)

7.6/10
Director: Claude Chabrol
Starring: Stephane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passallia

'The Butcher'. An intense psychological thriller about a schoolteacher who begins an affair with the town butcher, but the affair is interrupted when... Read more

Le Jour Se Leve ( Daybreak ) (1939)

7.8/10
Director: Marcel Carne
Starring: Jules Berry, Jean Gabin, Jacqueline Laurent

AKA 'Daybreak'. Icon of French fatalism, Jean Gabin, plays Francois, who sits locked in his room, a gun in his hand, having just committed the murder... Read more

The League of Gentlemen (1960)

7.5/10
Director: Basil Dearden
Starring: Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Kieron Moore,...

A humorous, tension-filled heist film about a former British Army officer who organises a group of his somewhat dodgy friends to pull off a 1,000,000... Read more

Leave Her to Heaven (1946)

7.8/10
Director: John M Stahl
Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Gene Tierney received a Best Actress nomination for her depiction of a jealous woman unable to control her possessive instincts. This classic melodram... Read more

Les Miserables in Concert: The 10th Anniversary (1995)

8.8/10
Director: John Caird, Trevor Nunn
Starring: 250 Performers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Recognised as the world's most popular musical, the full magnificence of the score played by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is captured on video at... Read more

The 400 Blows (1959)

8.1/10
Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Remy

Aka 'Les quatre cents coups'. Francois Truffaut's first feature is also his most personal. Told through the eyes of Truffaut's cinematic counterpart,... Read more

Lethal Weapon (1987)

7.6/10
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan

Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are buddies Riggs and Murtaugh - LA's most action-oriented cops in these highly entertaining and highly successful series... Read more

Letter From An Unknown Woman (1948)

8/10
Director: Max Ophuls
Starring: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians

Joan Fontaine stars in this classic tearjerker playing a lonely woman who is seduced and abandoned by pianist Louis Jourdan. She marries another, but... Read more

Life is Beautiful (1998)

8.6/10
Director: Roberto Benigni
Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Receiving Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actor, Roberto Benigni's celebrated and popular film boldly blends a sentimental and humourou... Read more

Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

7.2/10
Director: Alfonso Arau
Starring: Lumi Cavazos, Marco Leonardi, Regina Torne

A delicious love story with exquisite comedy adapted from Laura Esquivel's best selling novel. Young Tita is forced to nurse her sick mother and, unti... Read more

Limelight (1952)

8.1/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Claire Bloom, Charlie Chaplin, Sydney Chaplin, Nigel Bruce, Norman Lloyd, Buster...

Chaplin blends dark comedy and tragedy in the story of an ageing music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. With Chapl... Read more

The Little Colonel (1935)

7.1/10
Director: David Butler
Starring: Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable

In the post-Civil War South, Elizabeth Lloyd marries a Yankee. In response, her stern Confederate father vows to never speak to her again. That is, un... Read more

Little Man Tate (1991)

6.7/10
Director: Jodie Foster
Starring: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Harry Connick Jr

A moving story of a child genius; his single working-class mother can't give him the support and stimulation he needs - but neither can the director o... Read more

Little Odessa (1994)

6.8/10
Director: James Gray
Starring: Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Vanessa Redgrave

In this compelling psychodrama, Tim Roth gives his finest performance to date as a hitman who returns to the Russian-Jewish area of New York where he... Read more

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

6.9/10
Director: Frank Oz
Starring: Rick Moranis, Steve Martin, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, James Belushi, John...

The film of the off-Broadway musical of the horror movie spoof... an hilarious, tuneful story of a nerd and his man-eating plant starring Rick Moranis... Read more

Little Voice (1998)

7/10
Director: Mark Herman
Starring: Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

Jane Horrocks recreates her celebrated role as an introverted young woman with a remarkable talent for imitating famous singers in this adaptation of... Read more

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

Director: Gene Quintano
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Samuel L Jackson, Tim Curry

After Charlie Sheen's spoofing of Tom Cruise in 'Hot Shots', Emilio Estevez takes on the lighter side of Mel Gibson in this amiable spoof. Samuel L. J... Read more

Logan's Run (1976)

6.8/10
Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Peter Ustinov, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, F...

In the 23rd century, life inside the domed city that houses the Earth's population is perfect - except that anyone who tries to live past the age of 3... Read more

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

7.7/10
Director: Tony Richardson
Starring: James Bolam, Michael Redgrave, Peter Madden, Tom Courtenay

The engrossing story of a rebellious young man chosen to represent his reform school in a track race. A superbly acted film, it also confronts the rig... Read more

The Long Hot Summer (1958)

7.5/10
Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Angela Lansbury, Anthony Franciosa, Joanne Woodward, Lee Remick, Orson Welles, P...

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward first met while making this adaptation of several William Faulkner stories. Newman is the wanderer who takes a job on... Read more

The Longest Day (1962)

7.8/10
Director: Andrew Marton, Ken Annakin, Bernhard Wicki
Starring: Curt Jurgens, Eddie Albert, Gert Frobe, Henry Fonda, Jeffrey Hunter, John Wayne,...

Acclaimed as one of Hollywood's greatest epics, producer Darryl F. Zanuck's brilliant re-creation of the Allied landing at Normandy on June 6, 1944 fo... Read more

Lord of the Dance (1996)

8.1/10
Director: David Mallet
Starring: Michael Flatley, Bernadette Flynn, Daire Nolan

Filmed at the Point Theatre in Dublin, 'Lord of the Dance' takes Irish dancing to spectacular new heights. Orchestrated and conducted by Anne Dudley,... Read more

Lord of the Flies (1963)

7/10
Director: Peter Brook
Starring: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin

"Lord of the Flies" is famed theater director Peter Brook's daring translation of William Golding's brilliant novel. The story of thirty English sch... Read more

Lost In Yonkers (1993)

6.7/10
Director: Martha Coolidge
Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Mercedes Ruehl, Irene Worth

Neil Simon's Pulitzer prize-winning comedy-drama about a struggling widower who leaves his two sons with his steely German mother and his sweet but si... Read more

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

6.5/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Arliss Howard

Four years on from the events at Jurassic Park on the island of Isla Nubar, dinosaurs have bred on the neighbouring site of Isla Sorna. The park's fou... Read more

Love and a .45 (1994)

6.1/10
Director: C M Talkington
Starring: Gil Bellows, Renee Zellweger, Rory Cochrane, Peter Fonda, Jeffrey Combs

A lovers-on-the-lam melodrama, about a white-trash couple who become criminals and outlaws. Features the same over-the-top comic-book violence that ma... Read more

Love Nest (1952)

6.4/10
Director: Joseph M Newman
Starring: Frank Fay, William Lundigan, Marilyn Monroe, June Haver

Marilyn Monroe co-stars as the 'other woman' in this post-war romantic comedy about an apartment building full of crazy characters. With June Haver, W... Read more

Loving You (1957)

6.5/10
Director: Hal Kanter
Starring: Dolores Hart, Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey

This better than average Elvis Presley vehicle features him as a small town boy who makes good when his singing ability is discovered. Read more

Lucas (1986)

6.8/10
Director: David Seltzer
Starring: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder

This charming teen-comedy follows the romantic misadventures of a love-struck 14-year-old (played by Corey Haim) who falls for a new girl in town who... Read more

Macbeth (Polanski) (1971)

6.6/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw

Aka "The Tragedy of Macbeth". Roman Polanski's violent retelling of Shakespeare's story of the Scottish war hero, prompted by supernatural prophecy an... Read more

Mad City (1997)

6.2/10
Director: Constantin Costa-Gavras
Starring: Alan Alda, Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta

Recently fired museum guard John Travolta takes his ex-employer and some schoolchildren hostage while newsman Dustin Hoffman tries to remain ringmaste... Read more

Mad Dog and Glory (1992)

6.2/10
Director: John McNaughton
Starring: Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray

An offbeat tale of a detective (Robert De Niro) who does a favour for a Chicago hood (Bill Murray) and is repaid by having Uma Thurman delivered to hi... Read more

Mad Love (1995)

5.3/10
Director: Antonia Bird
Starring: Chris O'Donnell, Drew Barrymore, Joan Allen

A teen-lovers-on-the-lam movie with a difference: she's mentally unstable... From the director of 'Priest' and starring Chris O'Donnell and Drew Barry... Read more

Mad Max (1979)

7/10
Director: George Miller
Starring: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne

The cult classic that made Mel Gibson a star as the futuristic avenger, a former police officer whose family was murdered by marauders. A bleak desert... Read more

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

6.3/10
Director: George Miller, George Ogilvie
Starring: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Angelo Rossitto

The third in the 'Mad Max' Trilogy pits Max (Mel Gibson) against the sadistic Aunty Entity (Tina Turner) while he leads a tribe of wild children to th... Read more

The Magician (1959)

7.5/10
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjornstrand

Set in the 1840s in Stockholm, the mystery and enigma of life and death itself are embodied in Vogler, the magician who runs "Vogler's Magnetic Health... Read more

A Man Called Hero (1999)

5.9/10
Director: Andrew Lau Wai Keung
Starring: Ekin Cheng, Hsu Chi, Nicholas Tse, Kristy Yeung

One fateful day in 1913, Hero (Ekin Cheng) is accepted as the disciple of sword master Prise (Anthony Wong). It should be his happiest day, but he ret... Read more

The Man From Snowy River (1981)

7.3/10
Director: George Miller (II)
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jack Thompson, Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton

A thrilling adventure story set in the Australian frontier of the 1880's, starring Kirk Douglas in a dual role, and highlighted by a climactic chase i... Read more

Maria's Lovers (1984)

6.7/10
Director: Andrei Konchalovsky
Starring: Bud Cort, John Savage, Karen Young, Keith Carradine, Nastassja Kinski, Robert Mi...

Nastassja Kinski stars as Maria: lovely, innocent and on the brink of sensual discovery, but unable to be loved by her war-scarred husband (John Savag... Read more

Mary Poppins (1964)

7.8/10
Director: Robert Stevenson
Starring: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Glynis Johns

Beloved Disney film combines brilliant, animated sequences with a delightful story about Julie Andrews as a magical nanny who transforms the lives of... Read more

Masculin Feminin (1966)

7.6/10
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Chantal Goya, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Marlene Jobert

Godard was at the peak of his powers when he directed this tale of a young man, fresh out of the army, who becomes disillusioned with his life. For a... Read more

1941 (Director's Cut) (1979)

5.8/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Christoph...

Steven Spielberg's monumental comedy spectacular, based on a true incident, about the war panic that erupted in Southern California after a Japanese s... Read more

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1954)

7.2/10
Director: Richard Fleischer
Starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre

The great Disney version of Jules Verne's famous adventure/fantasy about a sailor (Kirk Douglas) and a scientist who get involved with Captain Nemo, (... Read more

21 Up (1977)

8.2/10
Director: Michael Apted

Called 'the definitive documentary' produced and directed by Michael Apted. Beginning in 1963 a camera has followed a group of children from the age o... Read more

Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

6.3/10
Director: Jean Negulesco
Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Clifton Webb, Louis Jourdan

In this charming comedy, three women make wishes for romance at Rome's magnificent Trevi Fountain, spurring several amorous adventures. Won Oscars for... Read more

48 Hrs (1982)

6.9/10
Director: Walter Hill
Starring: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole

Street-weary cop Nick Nolte springs smart-aleck convict Eddie Murphy for two days in order to capture a mad dog killer. James Remar is the dangerous q... Read more

49th Parallel (1941)

7.4/10
Director: Michael Powell
Starring: Leslie Howard, Eric Portman, Anton Walbrook, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey

A powerful and important piece of World War 2 propaganda, which controversially was filmed from the point of view of a group of German soldiers. Asked... Read more

7 Faces of Dr Lao (1964)

7.3/10
Director: George Pal
Starring: Tony Randall, Barbara Eden, Arthur O'Connell

Tony Randall plays six roles in this western/fantasy about a travelling circus that has the power to alter lives. Randall plays the ancient Dr. Lao as... Read more

8 1/2 (1963)

6.5/10
Director: Federico Fellini
Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimee

Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about... Read more

Above Us the Waves (1955)

6.7/10
Director: Ralph Thomas
Starring: John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden

Based on a true-life 1943 incident, with most of the film is set in a British midget submarine, commandeered by John Mills. The sub's mission (togethe... Read more

Accidental Hero (1992)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia

Aka 'Hero'. A top T.V. reporter (Geena Davis) is rescued from a plane crash by a stranger (Dustin Hoffman). A reward is offered to the hero but a conm... Read more

Across the Pacific (1942)

6.9/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet

John Huston reunites with his 'Maltese Falcon' cast in this lively espionage drama originally focused on a Japanese invasion of Hawaii until real life... Read more

An Actor's Revenge (1963)

7.6/10
Director: Kon Ichikawa
Starring: Kazuo Hasegawa, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ayako Wakao

Legendary Japanese actor Kazuo Hasegawa plays Yukinojo Nakamura, a kabuki actor who - like Hasegawa himself - was renowned for being an onnagata, or f... Read more

The Adjuster (1991)

6.7/10
Director: Atom Egoyan
Starring: Elias Koteas, Arsinee Khanjian, Maury Chaykin

A provocative examination of voyeurism and the power of images from Atom Egoyan. Elias Koteas plays an insurance adjuster who secretly likes giving aw... Read more

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)

5.9/10
Director: Bruce Beresford
Starring: Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook

The clan from Australia gets into all kinds of trouble when they travel to England. From the cartoon strip by Barry Humphries and Nicholas Garland. Wi... Read more

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1989)

7.1/10
Director: Masanori Hata
Starring: Narrated by, Dudley Moore

An acclaimed live-action movie about the adventures of a curious kitten named Milo and a pug nosed pup named Otis. Narrated by Dudley Moore. Read more

An Affair to Remember (1957)

7.6/10
Director: Leo McCarey
Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

In this poignant and humourous love story, Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someo... Read more

Aguirre, The Wrath Of God (1972)

8/10
Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Del Negro, Helena Rojo

Based on the journals of Brother Gaspar de Carvajal, and tells a hallucinatory tale of Spanish colonialists searching for El Dorado, the legendary cit... Read more

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer (1992)

7/10
Director: Nick Broomfield
Starring: Aileen Wuornos

A twisted tale of murder, alleged police corruption and conniving opportunists that tracks the sensational trial and conviction of America's First Fem... Read more

Alien Nation (1988)

6.3/10
Director: Graham Baker
Starring: James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp

A gritty sci-fi, crime procedural in the vein of The Hidden and District 9, Alien Nation is a tense tale of urban life in Los Angeles circa 1991. Here... Read more

All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (1996)

5.5/10
Director: Larry Leker, Paul Sebella
Starring: Charlie Sheen, Sheena Easton, Dom DeLuise

Angelic canines Charlie and Itchy are back on Earth, sent down to find Gabriel's horn. Charlie Sheen, Sheena Easton and Dom Deluise provide the voices... Read more

Altered States (1980)

6.9/10
Director: Ken Russell
Starring: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

William Hurt stars in a dazzling debut as a research scientist on an incredible journey into the inner space of the mind. He tries everything from ps... Read more

American Friends (1991)

6.6/10
Director: Tristram Powell
Starring: Michael Palin, Trini Alvarado, Connie Booth

A gentle, beautifully filmed tale of a middle-aged bachelor's (Michael Palin) torment after meeting two 'American Friends' in the Swiss Alps: An attra... Read more

An American Tail (1986)

6.9/10
Director: Don Bluth
Starring: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Will Ryan

Steven Spielberg executive produced this animated heart-tugger about a family of Russian-Jewish mice that become separated on their way to America. Di... Read more

Anatomy Of A Murder (1959)

8.1/10
Director: Otto Preminger
Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Eve Arden

A riveting courtroom drama pitting small town lawyer James Stewart against big city prosecutor George C Scott, in a trial of Ben Gazzara, accused of m... Read more

Anchors Aweigh (1944)

7.2/10
Director: George Sidney
Starring: Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Kathryn Grayson

Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra play two sailors on leave in Hollywood. While setting up his shy friend Clarence (Sinatra), Gene Kelly, as Joe, falls for... Read more

And The Ship Sails On (1984)

7.7/10
Director: Federico Fellini
Starring: Freddie Jones, Barbara Jefford, Victor Poletti

A uniquely Felliniesque ocean voyage, circa 1914, with a journalist (Freddie Jones) acting as our host and introducing us to a variety of celebrated g... Read more

Andrei Rublev (1966)

8.2/10
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring: Anatoly Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolai Grinko

Widely regarded as Tarkovsky's finest film 'Andrei Rublev' charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th century Russia... Read more

Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Royal Albert Hall Celebration (1998)

8.4/10
Director: David Mallet, Steven Pimlott
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Kiri Te Kanawa, Bonnie Tyler, Glenn Close

This extraordinary event celebrating Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's 50th birthday was filmed live at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and features performa... Read more

Angel and the Badman (1947)

7/10
Director: James Edward Grant
Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Irene Rich, Harry Carey

In an offbeat Western drama that predated "Witness," John Wayne plays a hardened gunslinger who is tamed by strong-willed Quaker girl Gail Russell, bu... Read more

Anna Karenina (BBC) (1990)

6.6/10
Director: Basil Coleman
Starring: Nicola Pagett, Eric Porter, Stuart Wilson

Nicola Pagett stars as Anna Karenina in this wonderful adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's powerful and timeless tale of passion set in Russia in the 1870s. A... Read more

Annie (1981)

6.1/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Albert Finney, Aileen Quinn, Carol Burnett

Aileen Quinn, Carol Burnett and Albert Finney star in this adaptation of the Broadway hit based on the comic strip. With Tim Curry and Bernadette Pete... Read more

Annie Hall (1977)

8/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Paul Simon, Carol Kane, Shelley Duvall,...

One of Woody Allen's most well-loved and funniest films, with Diane Keaton as the ditsy sometime object of Woody's neurotic affections. Originally co... Read more

Antony And Cleopatra (BBC) (1981)

5.9/10
Director: Jonathan Miller
Starring: Colin Blakely, Janet Key, Jane Lapotaire, John Paul, Esmond Knight, Ian Charleso...

Colin Blakely and Jan Lapataire star in this BBC adaptation of Shakespeare's passionate tale. Mark Antony, one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire... Read more

Antz (1998)

6.6/10
Director: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson
Starring: Voices Of, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

In an ant colony a neurotic worker named Z (voiced by Woody Allen) sets out to, with the help of his soldier buddy Weaver (Sylvester Stallone) prove h... Read more

The Ape Man (1943)

4.5/10
Director: William Beaudine
Starring: Bela Lugosi, Wallace Ford, Louise Currie

Scientist Bela Lugosi turns into a gorilla in this z grade cult horror classic.Jaw-droppingly bad acting, cardboard sets, and "one-take" direction tur... Read more

Apt Pupil (1998)

6.7/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Elias Koteas, Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Bruce Davison, David Schwimmer

Bryan Singer's follow-up to his superb 'The Usual Suspects' is this grand psychological number based on a novella by Stephen King. Brad Renfro, a high... Read more

Arachnophobia (1990)

6.4/10
Director: Frank Marshall
Starring: Jeff Daniels, John Goodman, Harley Jane Kozak, Julian Sands

First time director Frank Marshall spins a taut comic yarn as a wayward tropical spider crawls into small town USA, breeds and weaves a web of terror... Read more

Aria (1987)

5.8/10
Director: Bruce Beresford, Charles Sturridge, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Jean-Luc Godard, Julien Temple, Ken Russell, Nicolas Roeg, Robert Altman, Bill Bryden
Starring: John Hurt, Theresa Russell, Buck Henry, Beverly D'Angelo, Anita Morris, Bridget...

Ten different directors select a different aria and have free rein to do anything that they want. The world of opera meets the medium of film with a w... Read more

Arizona Dream (1992)

7.4/10
Director: Emir Kusturica
Starring: Johnny Depp, Faye Dunaway, Jerry Lewis, Lili Taylor

Celebrated Yugoslavian Director, Emir Kusturica ('Underground') comes to America to paint this lavish picture about a young dreamer (Johnny Depp) who'... Read more

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

6.8/10
Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, David Niven, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Ronald...

This Jules Verne adventure classic stars David Niven as the globe-trotting Phileas Fogg, with Shirley MacLaine and loads of starry cameos from the lik... Read more

Assassins (1995)

6.3/10
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore

Sylvester Stallone (in tweeds) is the old timer hitman looking for a way out while Antonio Banderas ('Desperado') is the young pretender looking to be... Read more

The Assignment (1997)

6.9/10
Director: Christian Duguay
Starring: Aidan Quinn, Donald Sutherland, Ben Kingsley

Convinced by the CIA and Mossad (Israeli Secret Service) that he closely resembles international terrorist Carlos the Jackal, U.S. naval officer Aidan... Read more

Asterix and the Big Fight (1989)

6.4/10
Director: Phillippe Grimond
Starring: Asterix, Obelix, Getafix, Vitalstatistix

Gaulish custom requires that a would-be chief must challenge and defeat another to become the leader of two tribes in this animated tale based on the... Read more

At First Sight (1998)

5.9/10
Director: Irwin Winkler
Starring: Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis

Based on a true story by Dr Oliver Sacks ("Awakenings") about a blind masseur (Val Kilmer), blind since childhood, who falls in love with client Mira... Read more

Atlantic City (1980)

7.4/10
Director: Louis Malle
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kate Reid, Susan Sarandon, Michel Piccoli, Robert Joy

Burt Lancaster delivers a stunning performance as the seemingly washed-up gangster, with Susan Sarandon as his lost-soul companion. A moving portrait... Read more

Atlantis (1991)

6.8/10
Director: Luc Besson

Following on from his success with 'The Big Blue', Luc Besson has created this 'Marine Opera' containing superb images from the Seychelles to the Nort... Read more

Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)

8/10
Director: Louis Malle
Starring: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejto, Francine Racette

'Goodbye, Children'. Louis Malle returns to the days of the German occupation during World War II to recount the story of friendship between two schoo... Read more

The Avengers (1998)

3.7/10
Director: Jeremiah S Chechik
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Jim Broadbent

Set in a surreal 1999 London where scientist Ms. Emma Peel (Uma Thurman) teams up with dapper secret agent John Steed (Ralph Fiennes) to defeat a maxi... Read more

Bad Boys (1995)

6.8/10
Director: Michael Bay
Starring: Tcheky Karyo, Martin Lawrence, Tea Leoni, Will Smith, Theresa Randle, Joe Pantol...

This fast-paced cop/buddy movie stars a well-matched Martin Lawrence and Will Smith as detectives assigned to investigate the theft of a large quantit... Read more

Bad Girls (1994)

5.1/10
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Starring: Drew Barrymore, Andie MacDowell, Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson

It's Thelma and Louise on horseback as the four leads, (Madeleine Stowe, Andie MacDowell, Mary Stuart Masterson and Drew Barrymore) working girls at a... Read more

The Bad Sleep Well (1960)

8.1/10
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Takeshi Kato, Masayuki Mori

Reflecting his fondness for American crime films and motifs this stylish Akira Kurosawa thriller stars Toshiro Mifune and delves into corporate corrup... Read more

Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession (1980)

7.1/10
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Starring: Art Garfunkel, Theresa Russell, Harvey Keitel

Amid the decaying elegance of cold-war Vienna, psychoanalyst Dr. Alex Linden (Art Garfunkel) becomes mired in an erotically charged affair with the el... Read more

The Ballad Of Cable Hogue (1970)

7.3/10
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner

Peckinpah's lyrical, enjoyable fable of a loner who builds a life for himself in a remote part of the Old West. Jason Robards, David Warner and Stella... Read more

The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)

6.8/10
Director: Maggie Greenwald
Starring: Bo Hopkins, Carrie Snodgress, David Chung, Ian McKellen, Rene Auberjonois, Suzy...

The gender-bending, true-life sagebrusher about Josephine Monaghan (Suzy Amis), an outcast from a wealthy Eastern family, who searches for a new life... Read more

Baraka (1992)

8.6/10
Director: Ron Fricke

'Baraka' is an ancient Sufi word meaning a blessing, or the breath or essence of life, from which the evolutionary process unfolds. This gorgeous and... Read more

Barbarians At The Gate (1993)

7.3/10
Director: Glenn Jordan
Starring: James Garner, Jonathan Pryce, Peter Riegert

A dynamite serio-comedy based on the true story of the leveraged buyout of the giant congolomerate R J R - Nabisco in the greedy 80s. James Garner, Jo... Read more

Basket Case (1981)

6.1/10
Director: Frank Henenlotter
Starring: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith

"E.T."as if it were written and directed by a psychopath! The story of Duane Bradley and his little brother Belial who have come to New York looking f... Read more

Batman and Robin: The Complete Movie Serial (1949)

6.2/10
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Starring: Robert Lowery, John Duncan, Jane Adams, Lyle Talbot

Join superheroes Batman (Robert Lowery) and Robin (John Duncan) as they help Commissioner Gordon (Lyle Talbot) battle The Wizard, a villainous madman... Read more

Batman Returns (1992)

7/10
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Michael Gou...

In this sequel to 1989's "Batman", the Caped Crusader (Michael Keaton) is up against the Penguin (Danny DeVito), the hideously deformed scion of a wea... Read more

Battle Cry (1954)

6.6/10
Director: Raoul Walsh
Starring: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman, Nancy Olson

Based on the novel by Leon Uris, a group of servicemen through boot camp then on to New Zealand where even more training takes place (and a romance be... Read more

Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

5.5/10
Director: J Lee Thompson
Starring: Roddy McDowall, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden, Claude Akins, John Huston

Earth confronts its ultimate destiny in the fifth and final chapter in the ape saga. Chimpanzee leader Roddy McDowall must confront enemies both human... Read more

Beauty and the Beast (Disney) (1991)

8/10
Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White

The first animated feature to be nominated for Best Picture, Disney's enchanting romance follows the blossoming relationship between the beautiful, bo... Read more

Bedazzled (1967)

7/10
Director: Stanley Donen
Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Raquel Welch, Eleanor Bron

Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's update of the Faust legend, in which timid short order cook Stanley Moon sells his soul to the devil (aka George Spiggot... Read more

The Bedford Incident (1965)

7.5/10
Director: James B Harris
Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Martin Balsam

A battle of wits aboard a US destroyer tracking Soviet submarines off Greenland during the Cold War. Richard Widmark is a skipper with an obsession to... Read more

The Bedroom Window (1987)

6.4/10
Director: Curtis Hanson
Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Elizabeth McGovern, Paul Shenar

Steve Guttenberg learns his affair with Isabelle Huppert, as a boss's wife, can cost him more than his present job, when he volunteers to be a proxy w... Read more

Being There (1979)

8/10
Director: Hal Ashby
Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Ri...

Peter Sellers gives the performance of his career as Chance, a middle-aged gardener who's led a sheltered life and whose thoughts and behaviour are to... Read more

Belle Epoque (1992)

7.2/10
Director: Fernando Trueba
Starring: Fernando Fernan Gomez, Jorge Sanz, Maribel Verdu

Set in 1931, a time of promise and optimism in pre-Franco Spain, this delightfully earthy, cheerful comedy tells of a hearty young army deserter (Jorg... Read more

Benny and Joon (1993)

Director: Jeremiah S Chechik
Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore, Oliver Platt, D...

Johnny Depp plays a child-like drifter with a fixation on Buster Keaton, who goes to live with Benny (Aidan Quinn) and his mentally disturbed, somewha... Read more

The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas (1982)

5.9/10
Director: Colin Higgins
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise

A high-stepping fast-talking musical-comedy with Burt Reynolds as the sheriff assigned to the Chicken Ranch, a brothel headed by feisty Madame Dolly P... Read more

The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)

4.9/10
Director: Penelope Spheeris
Starring: Diedrich Bader, Dabney Coleman, Erika Eleniak, Cloris Leachman, Rob Schneider, L...

This big-screen version of the backwoods Clampett family's invasion of Beverly Hills stars Jim Varney, Cloris Leachman and Lily Tomlin. Read more

Beyond Rangoon (1995)

6.6/10
Director: John Boorman
Starring: Patricia Arquette, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray

An extraordinary, brilliantly executed, not-to-be-missed story of a young American doctor who, tormented by her past, travels to Burma with her sister... Read more

The Big Chill (1983)

7.2/10
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, Meg Tilly, Mary Kay Place, JoBeth Will...

College friends from the 1960's are re-united at the funeral of a mutual friend who committed suicide, and have to re-examine the twenty years that ha... Read more

Bilitis (1977)

5.4/10
Director: David Hamilton
Starring: Patti D'arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Gilles Kohler

The sexual awakening of a young woman is the focus of this gorgeously filmed, super-sensual tale from acclaimed photographer David Hamilton ("Laura").... Read more

Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)

Director: Peter Hewitt
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler

In this sequel the intrepid duo (Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter) travel to Heaven, Hell and points in between as they duel with an evil pair of robots w... Read more

Billy Connolly: World Tour Of Scotland (1994)

8.3/10
Starring: Billy Connolly

Combining personal revelations with original concert footage, this is a fast-moving and entertaining exploration of Billy's homeland. Read more

Bite the Bullet (1975)

6.8/10
Director: Richard Brooks
Starring: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn

An excellent cast, featuring Gene Hackman, Ben Johnson, and James Coburn, highlights this entertaining Western as a disparate group of riders assemble... Read more

Black Robe (1991)

7.1/10
Director: Bruce Beresford
Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, August Schellenberg

In the turbulent 17th century, Jesuit priest Father Laforgue travels to Quebec to convert the Indian tribes. Cultures clash, romances flourish and the... Read more

The Black Stallion Returns (1983)

5.9/10
Director: Robert Dalva
Starring: Allen Goorwitz, Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Teri Garr, Woody Strode

In this sequel to the 1979 family favourite Kelly Reno is back as Alec, who finds himself in the exotic Sahara in hot pursuit of his beloved horse Bla... Read more

The Black Stallion (1979)

7.4/10
Director: Carroll Ballard
Starring: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Hoyt Axton

Superb photography, an excellent music score and an absolutely gorgeous title star are just some of the many charms of 'The Black Stallion' which foll... Read more

Blade (1998)

7.1/10
Director: Stephen Norrington
Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson

Wesley Snipes plays the Marvel Comic's vampire killer, out to cleanse the world of bloodsuckers as he hunts for the vampire who bit his mother during... Read more

Blast From The Past (1999)

6.6/10
Director: Hugh Wilson
Starring: Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Sissy Spacek, Christopher Walken, Dave Foley

After spending his entire 35 years in the elaborate underground bomb shelter his parents retreated into during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, Brendan... Read more

Blaze (1989)

5.9/10
Director: Ron Shelton
Starring: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin

Paul Newman pulls out all the stops in his energetic performance as Earl K. Long, the wily Louisiana governor whose whirlwind romance with stripper Bl... Read more

Blood and Sand (1941)

7/10
Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth

Based on the novel by Vincente Blasco Ibanez, "Blood and Sand" is the beautifully rendered story of the rise and fall of a young, cocksure Spanish bul... Read more

Blood and Wine (1996)

6.1/10
Director: Bob Rafelson
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine, Judy Davis, Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Lopez

In this underrated film noir drama, Jack Nicholson is mesmerizing as Alex Gates, a man who appears to have it all - a beautiful wife (Judy Davis), a s... Read more

Blood Feast (1963)

5/10
Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Starring: Connie Mason, Mel Arnold, Thomas Wood

Herschell Gordon Lewis invented the modern gore film with this 1963 low budget thriller about a mad Egyptian caterer who uses human victims to spice u... Read more

The Blue Kite (1993)

7.7/10
Director: Tian Zhuangzhuang
Starring: Lu Liping, Zhang Wenyao, Pu Quanxin

This harrowing tale of a family's struggle to survive in revolutionary China is told from the perspective of a young boy, Tietou, who witnesses first... Read more

The Blue Max (1966)

7.1/10
Director: John Guillermin
Starring: Anton Diffring, George Peppard, James Mason, Jeremy Kemp, Ursula Andress, Karl M...

During WWI a young German (George Peppard) fresh out of aviation training school competes for the coveted "Blue Max" flying award with other members o... Read more

Blue Velvet (1986)

7.8/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Laura Dern, Dennis Hopper, Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dean Stockwell

The most talked about film of the '80s, David Lynch's controversial, surreal mystery is set amid the manicured lawns of small town America where a wor... Read more

The Blues Brothers (1980)

7.9/10
Director: John Landis
Starring: Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, John Belushi, James Brown, Henry Gibson, Dan Aykro...

Engagingly nutty comedy about John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd trying to raise money to save an orphanage by reuniting their old band and nearly destroyin... Read more

Born Yesterday (1993)

5.1/10
Director: Luis Mandoki
Starring: Melanie Griffith, John Goodman, Don Johnson

An updating of the Judy Holliday/William Holden movie with a bespectacled Don Johnson brought in to school heavyweight politico John Goodman's girlfri... Read more

Bottle Rocket (1996)

7.1/10
Director: Wes Anderson
Starring: Robert Musgrave, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Lumi Cavazos, Andrew Wilson

Fresh out of a mental institution, slacker Anthony joins a misfit mastermind for a bookstore robbery. While on the lam he dates a Paraguayan motel mai... Read more

Bound For Glory (1976)

7.3/10
Director: Hal Ashby
Starring: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon

The story of Woody Guthrie, one of America's great singer-composers. This film focuses on the depression years when Guthrie rode the rails and stars D... Read more

Boxcar Bertha (1972)

6.1/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus

An early effort by Martin Scorsese, with Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus and Bernie Casey. The film is set at a railroad yard during th... Read more

Brainstorm (1983)

6.5/10
Director: Douglas Trumbull
Starring: Cliff Robertson, Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Special-effects wizard Douglas Trumbull directed this technological thriller about a device that enables one to experience someone else's thoughts and... Read more