The Newton Boys (1998)

Director: Richard Linklater
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Skeet Ulrich, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dwight Yoakam...

The true-life saga of four Texas brothers who robbed banks across the US from 1919 to 1924 and lived to tell about it. Matthew McConaughey and Ethan H... Read more

Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

Director: Franklin J Schaffner
Starring: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Harry Andrews, Tom Baker, Michael Bryant, Maurice...

The epic, lavish, yet ultimately tragic true story of Tsar Nicholas II (Michael Jayston), a man who lost an empire because he couldn't say 'no' to his... Read more

Night and the City (1993)

Director: Irwin Winkler
Starring: Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Cliff Gorman

High calibre acting shines through as lawyer Robert De Niro romances the wife (Jessica Lange) of bar owner and longtime buddy Cliff Gorman while attem... Read more

Night Crossing (1981)

Director: Delbert Mann
Starring: Jane Alexander, John Hurt, Glynnis O'Connor, Beau Bridges, Doug McKeon, Ian Bann...

An entertaining true story about two families who plan an escape from East Berlin by hot-air balloon. Starring John Hurt and Jane Alexander. Read more

The Night Of The Iguana (1964)

Director: John Huston
Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon

John Huston directs this gripping Tennessee Williams' adaptation chronicling a former preacher's (Richard Burton) dalliances with three women--a nymph... Read more

The Night We Never Met (1993)

Director: Warren Light
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Annabella Sciorra

A trio of New Yorkers time-share an apartment with funny, romance-inducing results when one, housewife Annabella Sciorra, falls in love with another (... Read more

Nights of Cabiria (1957)

Director: Federico Fellini
Starring: Giulietta Masina, Francois Perier, Franca Marzi

The third of Fellini's trilogy of solitude. 'Nights of Cabiria' features Giulietta Masina as an impoverished prostitute living on the outskirts of Rom... Read more

Ninja Scroll (1993)

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Ultra-violent anime in which the Koga Ninja team investigates a mysterious village and soon discover the village wells were poisoned by the Eight Devi... Read more

Norma Jean and Marilyn (1997)

Director: Tim Fywell
Starring: Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino, Josh Charles

This imaginative, offbeat biopic chronicles the life of Marilyn Monroe, with the two lead actresses (Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd) battling as the alt... Read more

North (1994)

Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd,...

Elijah Wood thinks his parents take him for granted so he goes to court and wins the right to choose new parents, then travels the world to find the i... Read more

Northwest Passage (1940)

Director: King Vidor
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan

This rousing adventure saga is based on the exploits of colonial American frontiersman Robert Rogers and his men. Spencer Tracy stars as Rogers, leadi... Read more

Now, Voyager (1942)

Director: Irving Rapper
Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

A classic romance about tragic love. Bette Davis plays a woman so dominated by her mother that she is afraid to love until her psychiatrist sets her o... Read more

Nuns on the Run (1990)

Director: Jonathan Lynn
Starring: Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Camille Coduri

In this grand farce, Eric Idle and Robbie Coltrane play lower-echelon English crooks who decide to rip off their boss and fly to Brazil. When their pl... Read more

The Nutty Professor (1963)

Director: Jerry Lewis
Starring: Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore

Jerry Lewis is a mild mannered chemistry professor who follows in the footsteps of Dr Jekyll and becomes Buddy Love, a heartless lounge lizard and hea... Read more

The Odd Couple (1967)

Director: Gene Saks
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler

Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau are two divorced buddies who decide to be roommates in this classic film adaptation of the Neil Simon smash hit play. Read more

Of Mice and Men (1992)

Director: Gary Sinise
Starring: Alexis Arquette, John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston, Casey Siemaszko, Sher...

The year is 1930. America is gripped by the Depression. But in a time of poverty and despair, two men refused to give up hope. Lennie (John Malkovich)... Read more

Oleanna (1994)

Director: David Mamet
Starring: Debra Eisenstadt, William H Macy, Rebecca Pidgeon

David Mamet directed this screen version of his controversial two-character stage drama about a frustrated, self-involved male Professor (William H. M... Read more

Oliver! (1968)

Director: Carol Reed
Starring: Harry Secombe, Jack Wild, Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis

The musical version of Dicken's classic 'Oliver Twist' adds song and dance to the story of a brave lad trying to survive amidst wretched social condit... Read more

Oliver and Company (1988)

Director: George Scribner
Starring: Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin

An orphaned kitten named Oliver, left alone in the city, is taken in by a daring dog named Dodger and joins his pack of streetwise mutts in this fun f... Read more

Oliver Twist (1948)

Director: David Lean
Starring: Alec Guinness, Robert Newton, John Howard

The first British sound filming of the Dickens novel, David Lean's classic drama is highlighted by Alec Guinness' portrayal of the sinister Fagin. Rob... Read more

Olivier Olivier (1993)

Director: Agnieszka Holland
Starring: Francois Cluzet, Brigitte Rouan, Gregoire Colin

A brooding, based-on-fact account of a country couple whose young son mysteriously disappears. Six years later he 'reappears' but is no longer the spe... Read more

The Omen (1976)

Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Billie Whitelaw

Undoubtedly one of the scariest movies ever made, this horror classic stars Gregory Peck as an American diplomat who, rather than tell his wife (Lee R... Read more

On the Waterfront (1954)

Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Rod Steiger, Marlon Brando, Lee J Cobb, Karl Malden

Marlon Brando stars in the archetypal role of ex-fighter Terry Malloy, working for boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) on the gang-ridden waterfront. T... Read more

Once Around (1990)

Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Starring: Danny Aiello, Gena Rowlands, Holly Hunter, Laura San Giacomo, Richard Dreyfuss

Director Lasse Hallstrom's ('My Life as a Dog') U.S. debut film is this superb off-beat romantic comedy about a repressed young woman (Holly Hunter) s... Read more

One From the Heart (1982)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Nastassja Kinski, Harry Dean Stanton

An extraordinarily visual film examining the bittersweet romance between Teri Garr and Frederic Forrest, with support from Nastassia Kinski and Harry... Read more

The One That Got Away (1957)

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Starring: Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe

An exciting based-on-fact POW drama about Franz von Werra (Hardy Kruger) who, after two failed escape attempts from an English prison camp, is transfe... Read more

The Onion Field (1979)

Director: Harold Becker
Starring: John Savage, James Woods, Ted Danson, Ronny Cox

Powerful film version of Joseph Wambaugh's fact-based novel about the killing of a policeman and his partner's eventual breakdown. James Wood's electr... Read more

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth

This quintessential Howard Hawks masterpiece examines the lives and loves of the pilots of a small commercial airline in Latin America. Exemplary acti... Read more

Operation Petticoat (1959)

Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Cary Grant, Dina Merrill, Gene Evans, Tony Curtis, Dick Sargent, Joan O'Brien

Directed by Blake Edwards (The Pink Panther, Victor/Victoria), Operation Petticoat moves from one hilarious situation to the next. With the USS Tiger... Read more

Ordet (1954)

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
Starring: Henrik Malberg, Emil Hass Christensen

A tale of miraculous resurrection brought about by human love, Carl Dreyer's Ordet is an extraordinary expression of spiritual optimism without being... Read more

Othello (Fishburne) (1995)

Director: Oliver Parker
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Irene Jacob

Laurence Fishburne is very good in the title role bringing out the warrior Moor's essential innocence and passion, while Kenneth Branagh is brilliant... Read more

The Pallbearer (1996)

Director: Matt Reeves
Starring: David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Barbara Hershey

David Schwimmer plays a young unemployed New Yorker who gets the call to deliver a eulogy at the funeral of a high school friend he can't remember. So... Read more

Pallet on the Floor (1986)

Director: Lynton Butter
Starring: Bruce Spence, Peter McCauley, Marshall Napier

A black comedy about Bail Beaumont-Foster, a fallen aristocrat and his life long mate, Sam Jamieson and the riotous events that follow, when the pair... Read more

Papillon (1973)

Director: Franklin J Schaffner
Starring: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon, Anthony Zerbe

Based on a true story, petty criminal Henri Charriere, a.k.a. Papillon (Steve McQueen), is framed for murder and transported for life to the penal col... Read more

Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1965)

Director: Michael Moore
Starring: Elvis Presley, Suzanna Leigh, James Shigeta

This time Elvis is an ex-airline pilot who starts a charter helicopter sightseeing service and finds himself coping with pretty tourists. Suzanna Leig... Read more

Paris Blues (1961)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Joanne Woodward, Louis Armstrong, Paul Newman, Serge Reggiani, Sidney Poitier, D...

From the smoky cellar bistros of Paris' Left Bank comes this tender, bittersweet tale of two American expatriate jazz musicians (Paul Newman, Sidney P... Read more

Buster Keaton: Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931)

Director: Edward Sedgwick
Starring: Buster Keaton, Charlotte Greenwood

A rare Buster Keaton film of the sound era in which he proves he was as brilliant as ever; Keaton is a sign-tacker hit by a car outside a mansion, bro... Read more

Passed Away (1992)

Director: Charlie Peters
Starring: Bob Hoskins, William Petersen, Jack Warden, Blair Brown, Tim Curry, Frances McDo...

A darkly humorous account of how an offbeat family deals with the death and funeral of the clan patriarch. Bob Hoskins, William Petersen and Blair Bro... Read more

Passenger 57 (1992)

Director: Kevin Hooks
Starring: Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore

Wesley Snipes is a crack anti-terrorist expert planning early retirement when he is thrust into the middle of an airline hi-jacking perpetrated by vil... Read more

Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton

You want some fresh air? Here it is! Pee-wee Herman goes on an adventure to recover his most important possession - a bicycle stolen by some nasties.... Read more

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller

Wistful, and often joyously funny film featuring Kathleen Turner as Peggy, a 43-year-old mother of two and facing a divorce. A freak mishap at her hig... Read more

The People Under the Stairs (1991)

Director: Wes Craven
Starring: Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie

Claustrophobically effective horror film, shot with humour and social commentary, about a young boy who breaks into the home of his landlord and finds... Read more

The Perez Family (1995)

Director: Mira Nair
Starring: Marisa Tomei, Anjelica Huston, Alfred Molina

A Cuban plantation owner imprisoned for 20 years, is finally released in 1980 and allowed to join the boat migration to Florida, where he yearns to se... Read more

The Perils Of Pauline (1947)

Director: George Marshall
Starring: Betty Hutton, John Lund, Constance Collier

Hold tight for this one! It's one harrowing escape after another. Betty Hutton comes on like fireworks in this witty comedy about the former star of t... Read more

Personal Best (1982)

Director: Robert Towne
Starring: Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly

'Chinatown' screenwriter Robert Towne's directorial debut explores the relationship between two young women (Mariel Hemingway and real-life athlete Pa... Read more

Pet Sematary (1989)

Director: Mary Lambert
Starring: Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne, Dale Midkiff, Brad Greenquist, Miko Hughes

Stephen King adapted his own best-seller about a mysterious Indian burial ground with resurrective powers, and how one family's desperate decision lea... Read more

The Phantom of Liberty (1974)

Director: Luis Bunuel
Starring: Adolfo Celi, Adriana Asti, Bernard Verley, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Claude Brialy, M...

Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel's surrealist gem "The Phantom of Liberty". Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet... Read more

Phar Lap (1983)

Director: Simon Wincer
Starring: Tom Burlinson, Martin Vaughan, Judy Morris

An uplifting story of Australia's greatest race horse (but New Zealand bred), told with wit, intelligence and feeling. The race photography is superb.... Read more

Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Rachel Roberts, Dominic Guard, Helen Morse

A spellbinding mystery set in 1900 and filmed with stunning beauty, about a group of schoolgirls, some of whom mysteriously disappear on a St. Valenti... Read more

Picture Perfect (1997)

Director: Glenn Gordon Caron
Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Bacon, Jay Mohr, Olympia Dukakis, Illeana Douglas, Kevin...

This feel good romantic comedy stars Jennifer Aniston who hatches a plot to turn her mid-level advertising job into an executive position - and snare... Read more

Pierrot Le Fou (1965)

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Dirk Sanders

Aka "Pierrot Goes Wild". Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina run away together to the South of France, he is escaping from his rich wife, she is escapi... Read more

The Pillow Book (1996)

Director: Peter Greenaway
Starring: Yoshi Oida, Vivian Wu, Ken Ogata, Ewan McGregor

Peter Greenaway's bold stylistic experiment has as it's theme, the 'correspondence' between the daughter of a famous writer and a publisher, written o... Read more

Pinocchio (Disney) (1940)

Director: Ben Sharpsteen, Hamilton Luske
Starring: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Voices Of, Cliff Edwards

The brilliant story of a little puppet who dreams of being a real boy unfolds as a shining example of vivid, rich, finely detailed Disney animation at... Read more

Platinum Blonde (1931)

Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Jean Harlow, Loretta Young, Robert Williams

A fast-paced, clever romantic comedy about a poor reporter (Robert Williams) who marries a society girl (Jean Harlow) only to rebel against her lifest... Read more

Play Misty For Me (1971)

Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter, John Larch

Superb suspense story that was Clint Eastwood's directorial debut. Eastwood plays a late-night DJ who has a one-night stand with devoted listener Jess... Read more

Playtime (1967)

Director: Jacques Tati
Starring: Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Jacqueline Lecomte

Called one of the funniest men in the world by the New York Times, Jacques Tati's 'Playtime' is an hilarious comedy and satire on coping with the mode... Read more

The Ploughman's Lunch (1983)

Director: Richard Eyre
Starring: Frank Finlay, Jonathan Pryce, Rosemary Harris, Tim Curry

Jonathan Pryce plays the opportunistic news reporter who claws his way to the top no matter what the cost in director Richard Eyre's ("Notes on a Scan... Read more

Point Break (1991)

Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Starring: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty

An energized, action-packed story about a young FBI agent (Keanu Reeves) investigating a series of Southern California bank robberies. In order to get... Read more

Poison Ivy (1992)

Director: Katt Shea Ruben
Starring: Cheryl Ladd, Drew Barrymore, Sara Gilbert, Tom Skerritt

In this erotically-charged thriller, Drew Barrymore turns in a heated performance as a sly teenage seductress who befriends fellow troubled student Sa... Read more

Pollyanna (1960)

Director: David Swift
Starring: Hayley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden

Walt Disney's version of this classic childhood book is grand entertainment for the whole family. Hayley Mills is the energetic and optimistic young o... Read more

The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

Director: Jane Campion
Starring: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey

With the help of a supportive cousin (Martin Donovan), one of the few headstrong, independent American women of the late 19th century (Nicole Kidman)... Read more

Powaqqatsi (1988)

Director: Godfrey Reggio

"Life in Transformation". As a follow up to "Koyaanisqatsi", this visual montage shows how the Third World societies have been exploited. Beautifully... Read more

Powder (1995)

Director: Victor Salva
Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Sean Patrick Flanery, Lance Henriksen, Jeff Goldblum

A rural teen (Sean Patrick Flanery) whose skin is ghostly white and whose nickname is Powder, is the local pariah; he's scary, shy, brilliant and seem... Read more

The Power of One (1992)

Director: John G Avildsen
Starring: Stephen Dorff, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Morgan Freeman, John Gielgud

It's the 1930s, and as the people he cares for die or leave his village, young South African P.K. bonds with much older Doc (Armin Mueller-Stahl). A f... Read more

Practical Magic (1998)

Director: Griffin Dunne
Starring: Aidan Quinn, Dianne Wiest, Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Stockard Channing

Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman shine in this comedic fantasy/romance playing sisters who turn to the witchcraft their family has practiced for gener... Read more

The Preacher's Wife (1996)

Director: Penny Marshall
Starring: Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Gregory Hines

A vibrant fantasy/comedy based on 1947s 'The Bishop's Wife', features Denzel Washington as an angel sent to Earth to help Whitney Houston and her mini... Read more

Predator 2 (1990)

Director: Stephen Hopkins
Starring: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Ruben Blades, Maria Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton, Robe...

The streets of Los Angeles are already a war zone, but when an interplanetary 'big game' hunter arrives, a deadly battle erupts between the police, a... Read more

Pretty in Pink (1986)

Director: Howard Deutch
Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Andrew McCarthy

Molly Ringwald is the school girl from the wrong side of town, Andrew McCarthy the wealthy heart-throb who asks her to the prom. A bittersweet, critic... Read more

Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Director: Robert Z Leonard
Starring: Greer Garson, Edna May Oliver, Laurence Olivier, Maureen O'Sullivan, Mary Boland...

An outstanding adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about five husband-hunting sisters in 19th Century England. Laurence Olivier stars as Mr Darcy (afte... Read more

The Prince of Egypt (1998)

Director: Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner
Starring: Val Kilmer, Sandra Bullock, Ralph Fiennes, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover, Steve Ma...

A spectacular animated retelling of the story of Moses. The biggest star-studded voice cast ever assembled for an animated film includes Val Kilmer, R... Read more

The Prince Of Tides (1991)

Director: Barbra Streisand
Starring: Nick Nolte, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner

About a man (Nick Nolte) who keeps a lifetime of harrowing memories bottled up inside - until he's forced to spill them to a psychiatrist (Barbara Str... Read more

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Director: Stephan Elliott
Starring: Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce

The outrageous tale of three drag queens who hit the road in a pink bus called Priscilla and head to Alice Springs to perform a cabaret show. Terence... Read more

Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)

Director: Sergei Bodrov
Starring: Oleg Menshikov, Sergei Bodrov Jr

This devastating drama, based loosely on Tolstoy's Prisoner of the Caucsus, tells of two Russian soldiers captured by Chechen rebels and held in an im... Read more

Private Parts (1997)

Director: Betty Thomas
Starring: Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Howard Stern, Paul Giamatti

This screen adaptation of Howard Stern's (the 90's Lenny Bruce) no-holds-barred autobiography charts his rise to power and notoriety. Follow the super... Read more

Prizzi's Honor (1985)

Director: John Huston
Starring: Anjelica Huston, Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, John Randolph,...

Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner in a black comedy about a Mafia hit man who falls in love with a beautiful free-lance killer. With Anjelica Huston... Read more

The Producers (1968)

Director: Mel Brooks
Starring: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Dick Shawn

Mel Brook's hilarious hit about a producer who comes up with a surefire scheme for making money... on a musical production that he is absolutely cert... Read more

Proof (1992)

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Genevieve Picot, Russell Crowe

A highly original inventive film about Martin, blind since birth and mistrustful, who must rely on others to describe the photographs he takes as 'pro... Read more

The Proprietor (1996)

Director: Ismail Merchant
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Sean Young, Sam Waterston

Set in Paris and New York City, focuses on Author Jeanne Moreau exploring two distinct cultures, past and present life experiences and relationships o... Read more

Pump Up The Volume (1990)

Director: Allan Moyle
Starring: Christian Slater, Scott Paulin, Ellen Greene, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross

A funny, fast-talking rally call to rebellious youth. It features Christian Slater ('Heathers') as Hard Harry, the raunchy one-man private radio stati... Read more

Q - The Winged Serpent (1982)

Director: Larry Cohen
Starring: David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark

Aka: 'The Winged Serpent'. An ex-junkie stumbles on a nest of Quetzelcoatl's (the flying serpent god of the Aztecs) following a series of ritualistic... Read more

The Quiet Earth (1985)

Director: Geoff Murphy
Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Peter Smith

A brilliant kiwi sci-fi thriller with Bruno Lawrence believing he is the last person on earth - until he stumbles on two more survivors, one a young w... Read more

Quigley Down Under (1990)

Director: Simon Wincer
Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman

Tom Selleck stars in this appealing Western as an American cowboy who travels to mid-19th century Australia to work for ruthless ranch owner Alan Rick... Read more

The Quiller Memorandum (1966)

Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow

Secret agent Quiller (George Segal) is charged with tracking down the leaders of a neo-Nazi organisation in Berlin but finds he may have been set up b... Read more

Quiz Show (1994)

Director: Robert Redford
Starring: John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes

A fascinating film based on a real life scandal caused by a television quiz show. A disgruntled ex-champ (John Turturro) tells exactly how the show wa... Read more

Radiance (1997)

Director: Rachel Perkins
Starring: Rachael Maza, Deborah Mailman, Trisha Morton-Thomas

A mixture of the dramatic and humorous unfold as three young women re-unite, after many years apart, for their mother's funeral. Each with a different... Read more

Radio Flyer (1992)

Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Elijah Wood, Lorraine Bracco, John Heard

About two brothers whose divorced mother remarries. Unbeknownst to her, the childrens new stepdad turns out to be a child abuser, and the boys devise... Read more

The Rainmaker (1997)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight

An idealistic young lawyer (Matt Damon) takes on the might of a crooked insurance company with only ambulance chasing legal eagle Danny DeVito to offe... Read more

Raising Arizona (1987)

Director: Joel Coen
Starring: Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Nicolas Cage, William Forsythe, Randall Tex Cobb

Riotous comedy caper from Joel and Ethan Coen about an infertile couple (ex-con Nicolas Cage and policewoman Holly Hunter) who desperately want childr... Read more

Rambo III (1988)

Director: Peter MacDonald
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc De Jonge

Sylvester Stallone is the one-man fighting machine who heads to Afghanistan to rescue his former Army Commander (Richard Crenna) from Russian captivit... Read more

Rancho Notorious (1952)

Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

Fritz Lang's final film noir infused western - a highly moral and distinctly feminist tale that innovatively reworked his themes of love, betrayal and... Read more

The Rapture (1991)

Director: Michael Tolkin
Starring: Mimi Rogers, Patrick Bauchau, David Duchovny

A thought-provoking film where virtually no others have dared to tread, about a young woman in a brain-dead job who becomes involved with a fundamenta... Read more

The Raven (1963)

Director: Roger Corman
Starring: Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Jack Nicholson

The wheels of horror churn amid touches of humour in this twisted tale of sorcery most fowl! Inspired by the gothic poem by Edgar Allan Poe and starri... Read more

Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

Director: Robert Townsend
Starring: Eddie Murphy

Filmed live at New York's Felt Forum, Eddie Murphy delights, shocks and entertains with dead-on celebrity impersonations, observations on 80s love, se... Read more

Raw Deal (1986)

Director: John Irvin
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Darren McGavin, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shen...

This violent and tongue-in-cheek thriller stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a small-town sheriff (and former FBI agent) who single-handedly takes on the... Read more

Reach for the Sky (1956)

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Alexander Knox

A well told account of British pilot Douglas Bader (Kenneth More) who overcame the loss of both legs, to become one of the most remarkable fighter ace... Read more

Albert Lamorisse's Classic Shorts: The Red Balloon / White Mane (1956)

Director: Albert Lamorisse
Starring: Georges Sellier, Pascal Lamorisse, Laurent Roche, Alain Emery

Two acclaimed, classic shorts by Albert Lamorisse. 'The Red Balloon' (1956) - This exquisite short remains one of the most beloved children's films of... Read more

Reds (1981)

Director: Warren Beatty
Starring: Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jack Nicholson, Paul Sorvino, Warren Beatty, Maur...

Academy Award-winning director Warren Beatty's acclaimed epic, based on actual events, tells the story of John Reed (Beatty), American Communist, jour... Read more

Reefer Madness (1936)

Director: Louis Gasnier
Starring: Warren McCollum, Dorothy Short, Dave O'Brien

'If you smoke it...you will go insane'. This classic anti-marijuana propaganda film depicts innocent high school kids being "turned on" by adult pushe... Read more

The Relic (1997)

Director: Peter Hyams
Starring: Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt

It's 'Alien in a museum' as a monster imported from the South American jungle stalks the halls of a Chicago museum; only tough cop Tom Sizemore and le... Read more

The Replacement Killers (1997)

Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker

Chow Yun-Fat follows the footsteps of Hong Kong action auteurs Jackie Chan and John Woo with his own bid to crossover into mainstream Hollywood fare.... Read more

Repo Man (1984)

Director: Alex Cox
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton, Vonetta McGee, Sy Richardson, Tracey Walter

Young L.A. punk Emilio Estevez gets an indoctrination into the sleazy world of car repossession by "repo man" Harry Dean Stanton in director Alex Cox'... Read more

Restless Natives (1986)

Director: Michael Hoffman
Starring: Vincent Friell, Joe Mulloney, Ned Beatty

Unemployed Scottish lads Will (Vincent Friell) and Ronnie (Joe Mullaney) are living on a housing estate in Edinburgh. Broke, bored and in an effort to... Read more

Retroactive (1997)

Director: Louis Morneau
Starring: James Belushi, Kylie Travis, Frank Whaley

This witty, suspenseful sci-fi/thriller is a cross between 'Groundhog Day' and 'Natural Born Killers'. Jam-packed with action and centering around a h... Read more

Revenge Of The Pink Panther (1978)

Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Dyan Cannon

Peter Sellers and Herbert Lom return for the fifth in the Pink Panther series, this one set in Hong Kong. With Dyan Cannon, theme music by Henry Manci... Read more

Revolution (1985)

Director: Hugh Hudson
Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Joan Plowright, Nastassja Kinski, Steven Berkoff

A dramatic look at "the world turn'd upside down," the world of the American Revolution. Al Pacino stars as a Scottish immigrant who fights the Britis... Read more

Riff Raff (1990)

Director: Ken Loach
Starring: Robert Carlyle, Emer McCourt, Jimmy Coleman

The scams, arguments, shoddy practices and humour of a group of workers, one just out of jail, working on expensive flats are the basis for this gem.... Read more

The Right Stuff (1983)

Director: Philip Kaufman
Starring: Sam Shepard, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Lance Henriksen, C...

Long but exhilarating adaptation of Tom Wolfe's account of the U.S. manned space programme, with emphasis on test pilot Chuck Yeager, played by Sam Sh... Read more

Risky Business (1983)

Director: Paul Brickman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

Chicago teen Tom Cruise's parents leave the house and the car in his care while they go on vacation, leading him to do what any red-blooded American b... Read more

River's Edge (1986)

Director: Tim Hunter
Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Ione Skye, Roxana Zal, Daniel Roebu...

A powerful drama that uses a real incident to convey the hopelessness and hostility barely hidden under the surface of today's teenager. A big kid mur... Read more

The Robe (1953)

Director: Henry Koster
Starring: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie

A lavish costume drama set during the crucifixion of Jesus and the birth of Christianity in the Roman Empire. Richard Burton, Jean Simmons star. Trivi... Read more

The Rock (1996)

Director: Michael Bay
Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, William Forsythe

An action/suspense tale of a disgruntled marine General (Ed Harris) who takes over Alcatraz, threatening to obliterate San Francisco with high-tech po... Read more

Rock-A-Bye Baby (1958)

Director: Frank Tashlin
Starring: Jerry Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell, Connie Stevens, Reginald Gardiner

Jerry Lewis becomes a full-time baby-sitter for movie sex-siren Marilyn Maxwell, who doesn't want her public to know she's had triplets. Connie Steven... Read more

The Rocketeer (1991)

Director: Joe Johnston
Starring: Alan Arkin, Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Sorvino, Timothy Dalton

A glorious adventure for all, about a young pilot who is transformed into a jet-propelled hero when Nazi agents attempt to steal a top- secret inventi... Read more

Roger and Me (1989)

Director: Michael Moore
Starring: Michael Moore

An acclaimed look by journalist Michael Moore at the devastation caused in his hometown of Flint, Michigan when General Motors decided to close most o... Read more

Rollerball (1975)

Director: Norman Jewison
Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, Moses Gunn, John Beck, Pamela Hensley, Ra...

The most popular sport in the 21st century is Rollerball--a gory combination of roller derby and gladiator combat played with motorcycles. James Caan... Read more

Roman Holiday (1953)

Director: William Wyler
Starring: Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert, Audrey Hepburn

A delightful comedy about a newspaperman in Rome (Gregory Peck) who meets and falls for a lonely princess (Audrey Hepburn) travelling incognito. Featu... Read more

Romeo and Juliet (Zeffirelli) (1968)

Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: Olivia Hussey, Milo O'Shea, Leonard Whiting, Michael York

One of the most popular film adaptations of Shakespeare's classic, the recipient of international acclaim and four Academy Award nominations. Starring... Read more

Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

Director: Percy Adlon
Starring: Alex Winter, Brad Davis, Judge Reinhold, Marianne Sagebrecht

Bavarian-born Marianne Sagebrecht ('Bagdad Cafe') has settled with American husband Brad Davis in Stuttgart, Arkansas. She's become obsessed with spen... Read more

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: John Cassavetes, Mia Farrow, Ralph Bellamy, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Mauric...

Horrifying and darkly comic, "Rosemarys Baby" was Roman Polanski's Hollywood debut. This wildly entertaining nightmare, faithfully adapted from Ira L... Read more

Round Midnight (1986)

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Starring: Francois Cluzet, Dexter Gordon, Sandra Reaves-Phillips, Lonette McKee, Herbie Ha...

Bertrand Tavernier's exquisite homage to jazz - the moving story of a black jazz musician (sax great Dexter Gordon) in 1959 Paris, struggling to creat... Read more

Roy Orbison: Black and White Night (1988)

Director: Tony Mitchell
Starring: Roy Orbison, Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson...

A live performance by some legendary performers: Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello, K D Lang, Bonnie Raitt, J D Souther, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Je... Read more

Rumble in Hong Kong (1974)

Director: Hdeng Tsu
Starring: Jackie Chan, John Chang, Charlie Chin, Phoenix Chen

Before "The Bronx" Jackie Chan displayed his prowess as the bodyguard of a Hong Kong gangster who goes against a tough female cop in order to protect... Read more

Rush Hour / Rush Hour 2 (1997)

Director: Brett Ratner
Starring: Chris Penn, Chris Tucker, Elizabeth Pena, Jackie Chan, Tom Wilkinson

A "Rush Hour" double feature. "Rush Hour" (97 mins) - Jackie Chan is a maverick Hong Kong cop who teams up with fast-talking LA detective Chris Tucker... Read more

Ruthless People (1986)

Director: David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams
Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, Helen Slater

A comedy about kidnapping, attempted murder, weight loss and revenge, from the directors of 'Flying High'. Danny DeVito wants to rid himself of naggin... Read more

Safe (1995)

Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Xander Berkeley, Peter Friedman, Julianne Moore, James LeGros

This thought-provoking tale of modern-day alienation stars Julianne Moore as an L.A. housewife who develops allergic reactions to everyday household c... Read more

Saint Jack (1979)

Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: Ben Gazzara, Denholm Elliott, James Villiers

Ben Gazzara portrays a small-time pimp with big dreams working the pleasure palaces of Singapore in this stunning drama of political corruption and in... Read more

The Salute of the Jugger ( aka The Blood of Heroes ) (1989)

Director: David Peoples
Starring: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Anna Katarina, Delroy Lindo

A post-holocaust action thriller in which Rutger Hauer, the leader of a band of armour-clad gladiators, decides to challenge the ruling-laws. Read more

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Steve McQueen

This compelling drama features a splendid performance by Steve McQueen as a jaded sailor on an American gunboat on the Yangtze River in 1926. His incr... Read more

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

Director: Allan Dwan
Starring: John Wayne, John Agar, Adela Mara, Forrest Tucker

The Duke was never better than as the haunted Sergeant Stryker, a man hated by his men (with few exceptions) for his unyielding toughness, but it is b... Read more

Sanjuro (1962)

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshiro Mifune, Yuzo Kayama

The hero of Kurosawa's 'Yojimbo' returns to help a group of very earnest, very green, very young samurai get their clan rid of corruption. As in 'Yoji... Read more

Scarecrow (1973)

Director: Jerry Schatzberg
Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan

Two towering performances by Al Pacino and Gene Hackman dominate this unusual but fascinating buddy film with Pacino and Hackman as drifters who team... Read more

Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988)

Starring: Scooby-Doo, Scrappy-Doo, Shaggy

This feature-length adventure begins when Scooby and Shaggy sign on as gym teachers at Miss Grimwood's School for Ghouls - only to discover the pupils... Read more

Scream Blacula Scream (1973)

Director: Bob Kelljan
Starring: William Marshall, Don Mitchell, Pam Grier

'The black prince of shadows stalks the earth again'. An occult ritual summons vampire William Marshall from spirit exile, and only the occult skills... Read more

Screamers (1995)

Director: Christian Duguay
Starring: Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andy Lauer

2078: War has devastated a distant planet; the few human survivors are pitted against 'Screamers', self-evolving robots programmed to kill... Based up... Read more

Sea of Love (1989)

Director: Harold Becker
Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

Al Pacino bounced back from oblivion in this thriller about the investigation by two New York detectives involving a series of killings. Ellen Barkin... Read more

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)

Director: Julien Temple
Starring: John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Billy Connolly, Sting , Bob Geldof, Phil Collins, J...

More Pythonesque humour from John Cleese and his gang of terrible, tastless and crazy cohorts including; Alexei Sayle, Rowan Atkinson and Barry Humphr... Read more

Send A Gorilla (1989)

Director: Melanie Read
Starring: Carmel McGlone, Katherine McRae, Perry Piercy

A grand romp about the strain of Valentines Day on a Gorilla Singing Telegram Company. Stars Carmel McGlone, Katherine McRae. Read more

The Set-Up (1948)

Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias

One of the best film noirs of the '40s, this atmospheric tale centres around an ageing prize-fighter who refuses to be corrupted by the mob. A great p... Read more

sex, lies, and videotape (1989)

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo, Peter Gallagher

An original, quirky film that won newcomer Steven Soderbergh the top prize at Cannes and captured the imaginations of audiences worldwide. Graham Dalt... Read more

Shadow Makers (1989)

Director: Roland Joffe
Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack, Laura Dern, John C McG...

Aka 'Fat Man and Little Boy'. An arresting film about the development of the atomic bomb, focusing on General Groves (Paul Newman) and the brilliant J... Read more

Shadowlands (1993)

Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Joseph Mazzello

An intelligent, observant, handsome adaptation of William Nicholson's award-winning play, inspired by the late-blooming romance between the fifty some... Read more

Shadows And Fog (1992)

Director: Woody Allen
Starring: John Cusack, Kathy Bates, Mia Farrow, Woody Allen

Woody Allen's wonderful 1920s mystery comedy is the story of one fantastic, Kafka-esque night when the circus came to a small European town and a mani... Read more

Shame (1987)

Director: Steve Jodrell
Starring: Deborra-Lee Furness, Tony Barry, Simone Buchanan

A gripping drama about a motorcyclist who finds herself caught up in a campaign of terror when she pulls into a small town to have her bike repaired.... Read more

Shattered (1991)

Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Starring: Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi, Corbin Bernsen, Joanne Whalley

Based on Richard Neely's novel this intricate spy/thriller stars Tom Berenger who begins to think the car accident that caused his memory loss may not... Read more

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Director: Frank Darabont
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, Tim Robbins, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bello...

Director Frank Darabont's powerful adaptation of the novella by Stephen King stars Tim Robbins as a man serving two life sentences in New England's Sh... Read more

She's Gotta Have It (1986)

Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Tracy Camilla Johns, Tommy Redmond Hicks, Spike Lee

The celebrated first feature from independent black filmmaker Spike Lee, a brazenly comic foray into sexual politics. Tracy Camilla Johns stars as Nol... Read more

Shiloh (1996)

Director: Dale Rosenbloom
Starring: Blake Heron, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson, Rod Steiger

Based on the award-winning children's novel, this moving family drama follows a boy who tries to rescue a beagle puppy from its abusive owner and lear... Read more

Shining Through (1992)

Director: David Seltzer
Starring: Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith, Liam Neeson, Joely Richardson, John Gielgud

Sweeping WWII romance-drama stars Melanie Griffith as a secretary who falls in love with her mysterious new boss (Michael Douglas). She soon discovers... Read more

Shooting Lily (1996)

Director: Arthur Borman
Starring: Matt Wilson, Amy Smallman

What can a husband do when the woman he loves leaves him for no reason at all? In this case he has it all on tape - his obsessive camcorderings of the... Read more