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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

Breakdown (1997)

6.9/10
Director: Jonathan Mostow
Starring: Kurt Russell, J T Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan

This incredibly tense, gripping thriller stars Kurt Russell and Kathleen Quinlan, a couple who breakdown while driving cross-country. She accepts a li... Read more

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

7.7/10
Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Patricia Neal, Mickey Rooney, Martin Balsam, George Peppard, Buddy Ebsen, Audrey...

A near perfect blend of comedy, romance, and minor tragedy, 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' is a must-see classic that, despite diversions from Truman Capot... Read more

Breathless (1983)

5.8/10
Director: Jim McBride
Starring: Richard Gere, Valerie Kaprisky, Art Metrano

This remake of the landmark 1959 Godard film follows the basic outline of the original - an amoral punk on the lam from police. Richard Gere and Valer... Read more

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

7.5/10
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: Gig Young, Isela Vega, Kris Kristofferson, Robert Webber, Warren Oates

When a Mexican land baron puts a million dollar bounty on the head of the man who seduced his daughter, two money-hungry men (Gig Young and Robert Web... Read more

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

8/10
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Charlie Ruggles

One of the funniest movies from Hollywood, a classic. Katharine Hepburn is the madcap heiress with her pet leopard 'Baby', who falls for an absent-min... Read more

Broadcast News (1987)

7.2/10
Director: James L Brooks
Starring: William Hurt, Holly Hunter, Albert Brooks

William Hurt, Holly Hunter and Albert Brooks play a tv news reporter, producer and writer in this involving and very funny inside look at the high pre... Read more

Bronco Billy (1980)

6.1/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis

This warmhearted yarn centres around Clint Eastwood as the owner of a fly-by-night Wild West show and the spoiled heiress who joins his entourage of e... Read more

A Bronx Tale (1993)

7.8/10
Director: Robert De Niro
Starring: Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato

Robert De Niro's directing debut is an acclaimed coming-of-age story set in an Italian neighbourhood in the Bronx in the early 1960's, where the son o... Read more

Bullet To Beijing (1995)

5.6/10
Director: George Mihalka
Starring: Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Jason Connery

From bestselling author Len Deighton (The Ipcress File), comes another action-packed espionage thriller featuring the irrepressible and ever-reliableH... Read more

Bullitt (1968)

7.5/10
Director: Peter Yates
Starring: Steve McQueen, Simon Oakland, Robert Vaughn, Robert Duvall, Norman Fell, Jacquel...

The quintessential Steve McQueen role has him as the system-bucking cop Frank Bullitt going after the killers of a government witness. Highlighted by... Read more

Strange Days (1995)

7.2/10
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott, Vi...

As the racially-torn city of 1999 Los Angeles prepares to welcome in the new millennium, ex-cop Ralph Fiennes, eking out a living by peddling computer... Read more

The Stranger (1946)

7.4/10
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Orson Welles, Loretta Young, Edward G Robinson

Orson Welles followed his productions of 'Citizen Kane' and 'The Magnificent Ambersons" with this thriller, in which he stars as an escaped Nazi war c... Read more

Street Fighter (1994)

3.8/10
Director: Steven E De Souza
Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ming-Na Wen, Raul Julia, Wes Studi, Kylie Minogue, Damian...

Video game fans, get ready for the biggest explosion of live-action excitement to ever hit the screen, as Colonel Guile (Jean-Claude Van Damme) leads... Read more

Street Fighter II (1994)

7.3/10
Director: Gisaburo Sugii

The future is a dark place where the forces of Shadoland attempt to harness psychic power. If they succeed, it could be the end of civilization. Only... Read more

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

8/10
Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Blanche du Bois, the magnificently brooding Vivien Leigh, a faded descendant of the once-proud Southern gentry, comes to live with her matter-of-fact... Read more

Stripes (1981)

6.9/10
Director: Ivan Reitman
Starring: Warren Oates, P J Soles, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray

This box office hit is a routine army comedy about a loser who enlists and ends up in a platoon of volunteer misfits that a sergeant is doing his best... Read more

The Stud (1978)

3.4/10
Director: Quentin Masters
Starring: Joan Collins, Oliver Tobias, Sue Lloyd, Mark Burns

The sexual cavortings of the super-rich and the highly unpleasant are looked at in this successful soap opera, telling of a waiter who works his way u... Read more

Sudden Impact (1983)

6.6/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, Paul Drake

Clint Eastwood's fourth go-around as San Francisco detective 'Dirty' Harry Callahan puts him on the trail of a woman (Sondra Locke) who is getting rev... Read more

A Summer's Tale (1996)

7.7/10
Director: Eric Rohmer
Starring: Amanda Langlet, Melvil Poupaud, Aurella Nolin

The third part in Eric Rohmer's "Tales of the Four Seasons" tells the sweet tale of a young man torn between three women. With naturalistic settings,... Read more

Superman II (1980)

6.8/10
Director: Richard Lester
Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder

The Man of Steel is back, Metropolis is in trouble as three super-villans threaten destruction, and Lois Lane marries Clark Kent, only to find him a s... Read more

Suspect (1987)

6.6/10
Director: Peter Yates
Starring: Cher , Dennis Quaid, Liam Neeson, John Mahoney, Joe Mantegna

Cher stars as an attorney who becomes involved in a case that takes her outside of the law when juror Dennis Quaid provides information about drug tra... Read more

Swamp Thing (1981)

5.4/10
Director: Wes Craven
Starring: Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise

Out of the pages of a DC comic comes this action pic about a scientist who turns into a strong, kindly monster who is half human and half plant. Ray W... Read more

Sweet Revenge (1990)

5.6/10
Director: Charlotte Brandstrom
Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Carrie Fisher, John Sessions

An enjoyable cast has fun with this delightful tale set in Paris about a lawyer (Carrie Fisher) trying to stop paying alimony to her ex by hiring an e... Read more

Swept From The Sea (1997)

Director: Beeban Kidron
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Vincent Perez, Ian McKellen

Based on Joseph Conrad's timeless story about a woman in a small coastal town's experience with the sole survivor of a shipwreck. This intoxicating mi... Read more

The Swimmer (1968)

7.7/10
Director: Frank Perry
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule

This fascinating film adaptation from the John Cheever short story stars Burt Lancaster in this splendid, unusual but rewarding film as a businessman... Read more

Tabu: A Story Of The South Seas (1931)

7.6/10
Director: F W Murnau
Starring: Anna Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu, Kong Ah

A landmark collaboration of F W Murnau ('Nosferatu') and Robert Flaherty ('Nanook of the North') has been hailed as one of the most stunning films eve... Read more

A Tale of Two Cities (1958)

7.1/10
Director: Ralph Thomas
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker

A faithful retelling of the Dickens story in this well-made British production, with Dirk Bogarde a good Sydney Carton. Read more

The Tales of Beatrix Potter (1971)

Director: Reginald Mills
Starring: The Royal Ballet, Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin

The Royal Ballet, in association with the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, presents a program based on the children's stories of Beatrix Potter. Ma... Read more

Tampopo (1986)

7.4/10
Director: Juzo Itami
Starring: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamakazi, Nobuko Miyamoto

One of the funniest, most enjoyable, satirical comedies is this treasure of a movie, the plot of which, loosely concerns the quest for the perfect Jap... Read more

Tango (1993)

6.4/10
Director: Patrice Leconte
Starring: Philippe Noiret, Richard Bohringer, Miou-Miou

A wicked black comedy from the director of 'The Hairdresser's Husband', guaranteed to provoke and delight in equal measure about a man who got away wi... Read more

Taras Bulba (1962)

6.4/10
Director: J Lee Thompson
Starring: Yul Brynner, Tony Curtis, Christine Kaufmann, Sam Wanamaker, Brad Dexter

The legendary tale of the Cossacks' fight for freedom from the Poles over 400 years ago. Yul Brunner stars as a powerful Cossack chieftain leading his... Read more

A Taxing Woman (1987)

7.4/10
Director: Juzo Itami
Starring: Nobuko Miyamoto, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Masahiko Tsugawa

Juzo Itami's hilarious follow-up to 'Tampopo' is a satiric comedy of ambition, greed and the battle of the sexes. A disarming and dedicated woman tax... Read more

The Tenant (1976)

7.7/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Shelley Winters

Polanski's most autobiographical film is, like "Repulsion", a journey through the distorted realm of the human mind. Polanski himself plays Trelkovsky... Read more

Tender Mercies (1983)

7.4/10
Director: Bruce Beresford
Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Allan Hubbard

Robert Duvall gives yet another Academy Award winning performance as Mac Sledge, a self-destructive alcoholic and country singer who finds redemption... Read more

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

5.6/10
Director: Tobe Hooper
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow

Leatherface, the Cook, Grandpa, and company are back, proving that the family that slays together stays together, in Tobe Hooper's follow-up to his 19... Read more

That's Entertainment, Part 2 (1976)

Director: Gene Kelly
Starring: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Durante, Judy Garland, Greer Gars...

An all-singing, all-dancing musical-comedy treat. More magical MGM moments with "more stars than there are in heaven," including hosts Fred Astaire an... Read more

Them! (1954)

7.3/10
Director: Gordon Douglas
Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Whitmore, James Arness

Classic 50's creature feature about giant ants discovered in New Mexico that lead the authorities into final battle in the storm drains under Los Ange... Read more

Theorem (1968)

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Starring: Terence Stamp, Silvana Mangano, Massimo Girotti

Terence Stamp plays the mysterious Christ or Devil figure who stays briefly with a wealthy Italian family, seducing them one by one. He then goes as q... Read more

They Call Me Trinity / Trinity Is Still My Name (1971)

Director: E B Clucher
Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Farley Granger

'They Call Me Trinity', is a wild spoof on 'The Magnificent Seven' made international superstars of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer playing half-brothers... Read more

They Were Expendable (1945)

7.3/10
Director: John Ford
Starring: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed

One of the finest of all World War II films, based on the true story of America's P.T. boat Squadron in the Philippines during the early days of war.... Read more

The Thief (1997)

7.7/10
Director: Pavel Chukhraj
Starring: Vladimir Mashkov, Ekaterina Rednikova

This widely acclaimed film is arresting as both an intense drama about a troubling family dynamic and as an allegory about the tension that filled the... Read more

Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

7/10
Director: George Roy Hill
Starring: Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing, James Fox, John Gavin, Beatrice...

The 'Roaring Twenties' live on in this Oscar-winning musical comedy of innocent girls, wild flappers, romance and crime. Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler-... Read more

The Three Caballeros (1945)

6.5/10
Director: Norman Ferguson
Starring: Aurora Miranda, Carmen Molina, Dora Luz

A colourful Disney comedy-travelogue that combines animation and live action. Filled with infectious music, eye-popping visuals and amusing cartoon se... Read more

Three Colours: Red (1994)

8/10
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Irene Jacob

Fashion model Irene Jacob meets an embittered retired judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant) by accident, then develops a relationship with him and enters his... Read more

Three Colours: White (1993)

8/10
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Starring: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos

This story concerns a hapless Pole whose beautiful French wife (Julie Delpy) is divorcing him for no longer being able to perform in bed. Full of iron... Read more

Three Men and a Cradle (1985)

6.6/10
Director: Coline Serreau
Starring: Roland Giraud, Michel Boujenah, Andre Dussollier

One of the funniest French films in recent years; the lives of three happy-go-lucky French bachelors are turned upside-down when a former lover of one... Read more

Threesome (1994)

6.2/10
Director: Andrew Fleming
Starring: Lara Flynn Boyle, Stephen Baldwin, Josh Charles

Through a computer error, college student Lara Flynn Boyle is assigned to room with two guys - shy, intellectual Josh Charles, who may be gay, and in-... Read more

Throne of Blood (1957)

8.1/10
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura

Kurosawa's version of 'Macbeth' spares no effort in creating an atmosphere of obsessive madness and supernatural compulsion. The black and white contr... Read more

Throw Momma From The Train (1987)

6.2/10
Director: Danny Devito
Starring: Billy Crystal, Danny DeVito, Kim Greist, Anne Ramsey, Kate Mulgrew, Rob Reiner

Billy Crystal has two major problems in this slightly black comedy. One is a severe case of writer's block and the other is Owen, who wants his writin... Read more

Thunderball (1965)

7/10
Director: Terence Young
Starring: Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Sean Connery, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois M...

Bond (Sean Connery) must thwart SPECTRE's most audacious plot to date, when its agents hijack a British bomber, armed with two nuclear warheads, and h... Read more

Thunderbirds Are Go (1966)

6.5/10
Director: David Lane
Starring: Virgil, Lady Penelope

Strap in with the incredible Tracy team and prepare for takeoff. All systems are go as the amazing electronic puppets, in the first feature-length sup... Read more

Tightrope (1984)

6.3/10
Director: Richard Tuggle
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Genevieve Bujold, Dan Hedaya, Alison Eastwood

Clint Eastwood stars as a New Orleans cop who, while hunting down a vicious sex murderer, suffers his own descent into sexual darkness. This razor-sha... Read more

Tina: What's Love Got To Do With It (1993)

3.5/10
Director: Brian Gibson
Starring: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Jenifer Lewis

Vivid true-life story of the stormy careers and personal relationship between Ike and Tina Turner is further boosted by two remarkable central perform... Read more

To Have And Have Not (1944)

8/10
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

Director Howard Hawks once bet Ernest Hemingway he could make a good film from one of the author's worst books. Needless to say, he won the bet with t... Read more

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

8.3/10
Director: Robert Mulligan
Starring: Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Brock Peters, Phillip Alford, Robert Duvall

Gregory Peck won an Oscar for his portrayal of Atticus Finch, the defence lawyer of a black man accused of rape in the American South. Scripted by Hor... Read more

To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

6.4/10
Director: Beeban Kidron
Starring: John Leguizamo, Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, Stockard Channing, Blythe Danner,...

The tale of three drag queens headed for Hollywood whose car breaks down in a small rural town where they are befriended by the local female populatio... Read more

Tokyo Story (1953)

8.2/10
Director: Yasujiro Ozu
Starring: Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama, Setsuko Hara

Aka "Tokyo Monogatari". One of the legendary classics of humanist cinema tells the simple, sad story of an elderly couple who travel to Tokyo to visit... Read more

Tom and Huck (1995)

5.6/10
Director: Peter Hewitt
Starring: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Brad Renfro, Eric Schweig

Those immortal Mark Twain heroes, Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, are given the Disney treatment in this colourful and exciting family film. Follow their ad... Read more

Tombs of the Blind Dead (1971)

6.2/10
Director: Amando De Ossorio
Starring: Cesar Burner, Lone Fleming, Helen Harp, Maria Silva

13th-century Templars are executed and blinded (by crows) for killing women during blood rituals. They return from their graves as mummified, bloodthi... Read more

Touch (1997)

5.7/10
Director: Paul Schrader
Starring: Skeet Ulrich, Bridget Fonda, Christopher Walken

A satirical fable based on the Elmore Leonard novel about a young ex-monk who may have God-given healing powers and who is pursued by people seeking t... Read more

Tous Les Matins Du Monde (1991)

7.6/10
Director: Alain Corneau
Starring: Anne Brochet, Gerard Depardieu, Jean-Pierre Marielle

Aka 'All the Mornings of the World'. One of the most celebrated motion pictures to explore the art of music, this French drama, set in the 17th centur... Read more

The Towering Inferno (1974)

6.9/10
Director: Irwin Allen, John Guillermin
Starring: Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Richard Chamberlain, F...

The Oscar-winning cinematography stands out in this all-star epic about a burning skyscraper. Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden and Faye Duna... Read more

A Town Like Alice (1956)

7.2/10
Director: Jack Lee
Starring: Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Maureen Swanson

Based on Neville Shute's internationally bestselling WWII tale about Japanese oppression of female British POWs in Malaysia. Virginia McKenna, Peter F... Read more

The Train (1964)

7.9/10
Director: John Frankenheimer
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau

A gripping high powered action film about the French Resistance trying to waylay a train taking French Art treasures to Germany. Read more

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (1945)

8.1/10
Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn

Peggy Ann Gardner finds that life can be difficult if you are poor and live in Brooklyn at the turn of the century. Adapted from Betty Smith's novel,... Read more

The Truce (1997)

6.7/10
Director: Francesco Rosi
Starring: John Turturro, Massimo Ghini, Rade Serbedzija

This is the true story of Italian Jews returning home from Auschwitz after the war. It deals with their experiences in readjusting to life and their f... Read more

True Colors (1991)

6.3/10
Director: Herbert Ross
Starring: John Cusack, James Spader, Imogen Stubbs, Mandy Patinkin, Richard Widmark

Follows two law-school room-mates (John Cusack and James Spader) who take different paths in life; one goes to work for the Justice Department, determ... Read more

True Crime (1999)

6.6/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, James Woods, Denis Leary, Frances Fisher

A gripping story about a down-and-out reporter (Clint Eastwood) who is sent to cover the execution at San Quentin of convicted murderer Isaiah Washing... Read more

Trust (1991)

6.9/10
Director: Hal Hartley
Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Martin Donovan, Merritt Nelson

This insightful black comedy follows the developing romance between an unlikely pair of misfits. Maria (Adrienne Shelly) an obnoxious, tartily dressed... Read more

Tunes of Glory (1960)

7.7/10
Director: Ronald Neame
Starring: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Kay Walsh

This riveting adaptation of James Kennaway's novel boasts superb performances by Alec Guinness and John Mills as British army officers locked in a bat... Read more

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

6.5/10
Director: George Miller, Joe Dante, John Landis, Steven Spielberg
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, John Lithgow, Vic Morrow, Kathleen Quinlan

An enjoyable tribute to the 60s TV series by Rod Serling. Four stories directed by John Landis ('Prologue', 'Time Out'), Steven Spielberg ('Kick the C... Read more

Twins (1988)

6/10
Director: Ivan Reitman
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston

About the coming together of two unlikely brothers, the result of an experiment in superior breeding, and their immensely funny, eventful journey to f... Read more

Two Bits (1995)

6.3/10
Director: James Foley
Starring: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Al Pacino, Joe Grifasi

Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Jerry Barrone star in this poignant memoir of growing up in South Philadelphia during the depression. Read more

The Two Jakes (1990)

6.1/10
Director: Jack Nicholson
Starring: Harvey Keitel, Jack Nicholson, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe, Eli Wallach, Ruben Bl...

The long-awaited sequel to Roman Polanski's 1974 'Chinatown' sees Jack Nicholson taking over the reins as well as reprising his role as private eye Ja... Read more

Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

7.3/10
Director: Monte Hellman
Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Dennis Wilson, Laurie Bird, David Drake

Monte Hellman's acclaimed cult film concerns a race around the back-roads of America between a pair of drag-racing drifters (musicians James Taylor an... Read more

The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

7.4/10
Director: Hal Hartley
Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Robert Burke, Christopher Cooke

Tall, mysterious man returns to his hometown after a stint in prison, causing a variety of reactions from the locals. This quirky, independently made... Read more

Under Milk Wood (1971)

6.3/10
Director: Andrew Sinclair
Starring: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole

This film version of a wonderfully evocative radio play weaves a magical tapestry of words around the lives and dreams of the inhabitants of the tiny... Read more

Unforgiven (1992)

8.2/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Richard Harris, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman, Clint Eastwood

Revisionist western that has Clint Eastwood as a one-time mad killer, long since reformed, who comes reluctantly out of 'retirement' to make one more... Read more

The Unforgiven (1960)

6.7/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy

A powerful western drama about racism and family ties directed by John Huston. Set in Texas in the 1850's, a proud and strongwilled family discovers a... Read more

Untamed Heart (1993)

6.8/10
Director: Tony Bill
Starring: Christian Slater, Marisa Tomei, Rosie Perez

An urban love story involving a waitress (Marisa Tomei) who can't seem to keep a boyfriend and a shy well-meaning orphan with a heart ailment (Christi... Read more

Utu (1983)

7.1/10
Director: Geoff Murphy
Starring: Anzac Wallace, Bruno Lawrence, Tim Elliott

Visually beautiful film set in 1870's New Zealand. After the family and village of a Maori tribesman is wiped out in a senseless raid, the tribesman,... Read more

Valentino (1977)

6.2/10
Director: Ken Russell
Starring: Carol Kane, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips, Rudolf Nureyev, Seymour Cassel, Fel...

In 1926, the tragic and untimely death of silent screen star Rudolph Valentino caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to co... Read more

The Verdict (1982)

7.8/10
Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea

Paul Newman gives one of his finest peformances as a Boston Lawyer who's hit bottom, until a medical negligence case gives him a chance to restore his... Read more

Village of the Damned (1960)

7.3/10
Director: Wolf Rilla
Starring: George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn

An extremely effective adaptation of John Wyndham's novel 'The Midwich Cuckoos', about strange goings on in a small English village after all the wome... Read more

Village of the Damned (1995)

5.6/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill, Christopher Reeve, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Pare

A strange mist overcomes an idyllic coastal town, causing ten women to give birth to children who turn out to be mind-controlling demons. This remake... Read more

Vincent and Theo (1990)

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Tim Roth, Paul Rhys, Johanna Ter Steege

Robert Altman's audacious portrait of the tortured life of painter Vincent Van Gogh, his relationship with his troubled brother Theo and his struggle... Read more

Viridiana (1961)

8.2/10
Director: Luis Bunuel
Starring: Francisco Rabal, Silvia Pinal, Fernando Rey

A powerful psychological study of a novice nun (Silvia Pinal) who loses her innocence when forced by her Mother Superior to visit nasty uncle Fernando... Read more

Waiting To Exhale (1995)

5.8/10
Director: Forest Whitaker
Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine

Four African-American women support and comfort each other through a year of romantic ups and downs. Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon and... Read more

A Walk In The Clouds (1995)

6.7/10
Director: Alfonso Arau
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Aitana Sanchez-Gijon, Anthony Quinn

Keanu Reeves, Anthony Quinn and Giancarlo Giannini star in this romantic drama from the director of 'Like Water for Chocolate' and spins the tale of a... Read more

Wall Street (1987)

7.4/10
Director: Oliver Stone
Starring: Terence Stamp, Sean Young, Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen, Hal Holbrook, Daryl Ha...

Oliver Stone invades the stone canyons of the stock market battlezone with the story of a young broker who is willing to do almost anything to land th... Read more