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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

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

Monarch of the Glen: Series 1 (2000)

7.7/10
Director: Edward Bennett, A J Quinn
Starring: Richard Briers, Susan Hampshire, Alastair MacKenzie, Lorraine Pilkington

"Monarch of the Glen" is a whimsical contemporary series set in the magnificent Scottish Highlands. The crumbling Glenbogle Estate, with its 200 tenan... Read more

The Adventures of Tintin - Volume 3 (2002)

Starring: Tintin

Four of Tintin's fabulous adventures are collected together in one dvd package! The fully animated tales are; "The Broken Ear", "The Crab with the Gol... Read more

Teenage Caveman (2001)

3.3/10
Director: Larry Clark
Starring: Andrew Keegan, Tara Subkoff, Richard Hillman

David (Andrew Keegan) is frustrated with the repressive laws of his cave dwelling tribe. Restless, stubborn and defiant, his attitude problem turns de... Read more

Robbie the Reindeer Trilogy: The Whole Herd ( Hooves of Fire / Legend of the Lost Tribe / Close Encounters of the Herd Kind ) (1999)

Director: Richard Goleszowski, Peter Peake, Donnie Anderson
Starring: Ardal O'Hanlon, Jane Horrocks, Steve Coogan, Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse

A Robbie the Reindeer triple feature. "Hooves of Fire" (1999) - Robbie must fulfil his destiny to run the race of his life and take on his father's sw... Read more

Hell is for Heroes (1961)

7/10
Director: Don Siegel
Starring: Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino, James Coburn, Mike Kell...

Young stars Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino, James Coburn, Nick Adams and Bob Newhart (in his film debut) play a hopelessly ou... Read more

Battlestar Galactica: Episodes 9-16 (1978)

8.7/10
Starring: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr, John Colicos,...

In the Seventh Millennia of recorded history, the Battlestar Galactica roams the vast wilderness that is space. The robotic Cylon Alliance has destroy... Read more

Old School (2003)

7.1/10
Director: Todd Phillips
Starring: Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn

What's a guy supposed to do when he catches the early flight home and finds his girlfriend in bed with a room full of naked strangers? Return to colle... Read more

Horror of Frankenstein (1970)

5.8/10
Director: Jimmy Sangster
Starring: Ralph Bates, Kate O'Mara, Veronica Carlson, Dennis Price

In "Horror of Frankenstein" Baron Victor Frankenstein (Ralph Bates) appears more interested in his philandering than he does in the more bizarre branc... Read more

Le Fate Ignoranti (2000)

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
Starring: Margherita Buy, Stefano Accorsi, Serra Yilmaz, Andrea Renzi

Aka "The Ignorant Fairies", "His Secret Life". When Antonia's husband dies in a car accident, she is stricken with grief. Whilst sorting through his p... Read more

Coup De Torchon ( aka Clean Slate ) (1981)

7.7/10
Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Starring: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Stephane Audran, Eddy M...

Aka "Clean Slate". An inspired rendering of Jim Thompson's pulp novel "Pop. 1280", Bertrand Tavernier's "Coup De Torchon" deftly transplants the story... Read more

Runaway Jury (2003)

7.1/10
Director: Gary Fleder
Starring: John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Bruce Davison, Bruce Mc...

This intense adaptation of John Grisham's thriller boasts John Cusack as a juror on a high-profile civil case in New Orleans in which the widow of a m... Read more

Paper Moon (1973)

8.1/10
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: Madeline Kahn, Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, John Hillerman

Ryan O'Neal teams up with his daughter Tatum in this very bright, very warm, and very funny period film for which Tatum won an Oscar in her first film... Read more

Rio Lobo (1970)

6.8/10
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam, Victor French

The final film of Howard Hawks, and the fifth pairing over a 22-year period with the Duke, is a classic action-filled John Wayne western set into moti... Read more

Super Sucker (2002)

4.5/10
Director: Jeff Daniels
Starring: Jeff Daniels, Matt Letscher, Harve Presnell, Dawn Wells

In this laughfest, Jeff Daniels (who also wrote and directed) plays a door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman embroiled in a heated competition with riva... Read more

The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)

5.3/10
Director: Jeremy Summers
Starring: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Tsai Chin

In the foothills of northern China a long procession is winding its way through the hills. Fu Manchu (Christopher Lee) and his daughter, Lin Tang, are... Read more

Hanky Panky (1982)

5.6/10
Director: Sidney Poitier
Starring: Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Kathleen Quinlan, Richard Widmark

Gene Wilder and Gilda Radner make for a wacky team of sleuths in a comedic thriller that has Chicago architect Wilder on the run, with Radner in tow,... Read more

Carlton-Browne of the F.O. (1958)

Director: Roy Boulting
Starring: Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas

Peter Sellers is Amphibulos, the corrupt Prime Minister of a small Pacific Island. He hopes to profit from renewed interest in the island from the Bri... Read more

Wrong Turn (2003)

6.1/10
Director: Rob Schmidt
Starring: Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jeremy Sisto, Kevin Zegers

'Deliverance' meets 'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' in this nail-biting horror tale. After a car accident leaves them stranded in the backwoods of West... Read more

No Good Deed (2002)

5.5/10
Director: Bob Rafelson
Starring: Samuel L Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgard, Doug Hutchison, Joss Acklan...

Aka "The House on Turk Street". In director Bob Rafelson's adaptation of the Dashiell Hammett story "The House on Turk Street", Samuel L. Jackson is a... Read more

Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (2001)

7.7/10
Director: Mickey Lemle
Starring: Ram Dass

A Harvard colleague, and fellow LSD experimenter, of Timothy Leary in the early 1960s, professor Richard Alpert became the renowned spiritual guru and... Read more

Northern Exposure: Season 1 (1990)

8.2/10
Director: Peter O'Fallon, Jack Bender, John David Coles
Starring: Rob Morrow, Barry Corbin, Janine Turner, John Cullum, Darren E Burrows, John Cor...

Joel Fleishman (Rob Morrow) is a new medical college graduate. Due to a clause in the small print of his scholarship contract he finds himself in the... Read more

The Early Films of Peter Greenaway 1 (2003)

Director: Peter Greenaway

Before his international arthouse hit "The Draughtsman's Contract", Peter Greenaway had made a series of highly inventive and witty short films. Their... Read more

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

6.6/10
Director: Chuck Russell
Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Priscilla Pointer, Cr...

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to bed...fearsome Freddy's back, and he's tormenting the dreams of some troubled teens under the care of... Read more

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

5.1/10
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo Minter

For the young people of Elm Street, the nightmare never ends! Once more Freddy returns from the grave for revenge, focusing on the dreams of the unbor... Read more

Undead (2002)

5/10
Director: The Spierig Brothers
Starring: Felicity Mason, Mungo McKay, Rob Jenkins, Lisa Cunningham, Dirk Hunter, Emma Ran...

Peaceful, rustic Berkeley is a charming fishing community where life is sweet and the people friendly. All that is about to change. After losing her c... Read more

Calendar Girls (2003)

6.9/10
Director: Nigel Cole
Starring: Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Linda Bassett, Annette Crosbie, Celia Imrie, Penelo...

Based on a true story, this comedy with serious moments stars Julie Walters as a British housewife in her fifties who loses her husband to leukemia. W... Read more

Porridge: Series 2 (1975)

8.3/10
Starring: Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Brian Wilde, Fulton MacKay

Ronnie Barker stars with Richard Beckinsale, Brian Wilde and Fulton MacKay in a second series at her Majesty's pleasure. Six episodes. Written by Dick... Read more

Dr Seuss: The Cat in the Hat (1971)

7.2/10
Director: Hawley Pratt

In a marvellously animated version of one of the most beloved of all Dr. Seuss tales, two youngsters find themselves at home with nothing to do on a r... Read more

Magic (1978)

6.8/10
Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret , Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

An eerie, terrifying story scripted by William Goldman from his own novel boasts Anthony Hopkins as Corky, a ventriloquist whose dummy, Fats, begins t... Read more

Blue Wild Angel: Jimi Hendrix Live at the Isle of Wight (2002)

Director: Murray Lerner
Starring: Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox

"Blue Wild Angel: Jimi Hendrix Live at the Isle of Wight" documents the guitarist's legendary performance before 600,000 people at this massive outdoo... Read more

The Circus (1928)

8.1/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Allan Garcia, Henry Bergman

When we first meet Chaplin's Tramp in this comic gem, he's in typical straits: broke, hungry, destined to fall in love and just as sure to lose the gi... Read more

The Kid (1921)

8.3/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan

For the first time as a filmmaker, Chaplin stepped into feature-length storytelling with this tale of the down-but-never-out Tramp (Chaplin) and the a... Read more

ABC for Kids: Just for Fun! (2004)

Join all your favourite "ABC for Kids" playmates in this wonderful collection of stories and adventures. Join the railroad with Thomas and Friends, da... Read more

The Way Things Work: Rolling Stones (2000)

7.6/10
Director: Diego Zamora

What do a wheelbarrow and a bottle opener have in common? Did you know that a dentist's drill is a direct descendant of the first windmill? And what o... Read more

The Grudge (2002)

6.7/10
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Starring: Megumi Okina, Misaki Ito, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa

Aka 'Ju-on'. Japanese legend has it that a man who dies in a fit of rage leaves behind a malevolent presence that nests in his home; a contaminant tha... Read more

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers (2004)

7.3/10
Starring: Mike Myers

Party-on as Saturday Night Live celebrates Mike Myers' awesome seasons as a regular on the show. Compiled by the producers of SNL, Mike Myers' lineup... Read more

The Ghost and Mrs Muir (1947)

7.9/10
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Natalie Wood

Recent widow Lucy Muir (Gene Tierney) rents a house by the ocean, which turns out to be haunted by a cantakerous sea captain (Rex Harrison). Although... Read more

Beat Street (1984)

6.5/10
Director: Stan Lathan
Starring: Rae Dawn Chong

The Bronx is the hippest place in America, as breakdancers, graffiti artists, DJs and rap musicians converge for an exciting street scene. Grandmaster... Read more

Twenty One Days (1938)

Director: Basil Dean
Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks, Francis L Sullivan

Laurence Olivier plays a young Londoner implicated in a brutal murder. According to the rules of British law, he is permitted twenty-one days of compa... Read more

Mambo Italiano (2003)

6.7/10
Director: Emile Gaudreault
Starring: Luke Kirby, Ginette Reno, Paul Sorvino

Light-hearted sex farce from Canada stars Luke Kirby as a young man who discovers he's gay and becomes involved with a policeman and old high school c... Read more

The Far Pavilions (Part Three) (1984)

7.1/10
Director: Peter Duffell
Starring: Ben Cross, Amy Irving, Christopher Lee, Rossano Brazzi, Omar Sharif, John Gielgu...

Part Three, Episodes 5 and 6. Based on M. M. Kaye's enormously successful novel, "The Far Pavilions" is a lavish epic set in the India of the British... Read more

Looney Tunes Collection: Best of Daffy and Porky (2004)

Starring: Daffy Duck, Porky Pig

In this deliriously ditzy collection of uncut, fully re-mastered all-time favourite Looney Tunes shorts: thrill to the sci-fi foolery of Daffy and Por... Read more

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons: Volume 1 (1967)

7.9/10

2068: Earth is at war with a bizarre Martian enemy - the Mysterons. Only Spectrum, the world security organisation, and its number one agent Captain S... Read more

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons: Volume 3 (1967)

7.9/10

2068: Earth is at war with a bizarre Martian enemy - the Mysterons. Only Spectrum, the world security organisation, and its number one agent Captain S... Read more

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons: Volume 4 (1967)

7.9/10

2068: Earth is at war with a bizarre Martian enemy - the Mysterons. Only Spectrum, the world security organisation, and its number one agent Captain S... Read more

Joe 90: Volume 1 (1968)

6.8/10

Professor Ian "Mac" McClaine, a brilliant computer expert, has invcented an incredible device called The Brain Impulse Galvanoscope Record And Transfe... Read more

Absolutely Fabulous: Series 5 (2003)

8.2/10
Director: Dewi Humphries
Starring: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks, June Whitfield

In "Absolutely Fabulous: Series 5", Edina and Patsy surround themselves with a constellation of stars, including Kristin Scott Thomas, former Spice Gi... Read more

My American Uncle ( Mon Oncle D'Amerique ) (1980)

7.9/10
Director: Alain Resnais
Starring: Gerard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Roger-Pierre

Witty treatise on human behaviour from Alain Resnais observes the interactions of three people: a manager at a textile plant (Gerard Depardieu), an ac... Read more

True Confessions (1981)

6.4/10
Director: Ulu Grosbard
Starring: Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Burgess Meredith, Charles Durning, Ed Flanders, C...

In 1940's Los Angeles, Monsignor Desmond Spellacy (Robert De Niro), a rising star in the Catholic Church hierarchy, has a talent for fundraising that... Read more

The Delinquents (1957)

5.6/10
Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Peter Miller, Tom Laughlin

This rare offering was the first big-screen directorial effort by Robert Altman, who also wrote and produced the film. Future "Billy Jack" star Tom L... Read more

Hotel Splendide (2000)

6.5/10
Director: Terence Gross
Starring: Toni Collette, Daniel Craig, Katrin Cartlidge

The Hotel Splendide is on a remote and cold island, accessible only by a once-a-month ferry. It's a dark and dreary spa created by the late Dame Blanc... Read more

Children Underground (2000)

8.3/10
Director: Edet Belzberg

An Oscar-nominated documentary on the homeless children of post-Cold War Bucharest, Romania, focusing on a year in the lives of five kids living in su... Read more

The Educational Archives: Sex and Drugs (2003)

7.8/10
Starring: Sonny Bono

A collection of sex education and drug prevention films, ranging in date from the late 1940s to the early 1970s. Some historical, some hysterical and... Read more

Scary Movie 3 (2003)

5.5/10
Director: David Zucker
Starring: Anna Faris, Anthony Anderson, Leslie Nielsen, Camryn Manheim, Simon Rex, George...

Great trilogies come in threes. David Zucker ("Flying High") takes over the directing reigns for this latest outing that features Anna Faris, Charlie... Read more

Hammer House of Horror: Volume 1 (1980)

7.8/10
Director: Peter Sasdy, Tom Clegg, Alan Gibson, Don Leaver
Starring: Jon Finch, Peter Cushing, Peter McEnery, Anna Calder-Marshall, Kathryn Leigh Sco...

For more than two decades, the name of Hammer was synonymous with horror, winning a legendary place in the history of British films. Hammer Horror mov... Read more

The Europeans (1979)

6.4/10
Director: James Ivory
Starring: Lee Remick, Robin Ellis, Tim Woodward, Wesley Addy, Lisa Eichhorn, Norman Snow

The Henry James novel about the contrasts between a 19th-century New England family and their European-raised cousins is expertly translated to the sc... Read more

Infernal Affairs (2002)

8.1/10
Director: Andrew Lau Wai Keung, Alan Mak Siu Fai
Starring: Andy Lau, Anthony Wong, Tony Leung (Chiu Wai), Eric Tsang

Two cops on opposite sides of the law face off in "Infernal Affairs", a gripping psychological thriller from Hong Kong. Detective Yan (Tony Leung) is... Read more

Together (2002)

7.4/10
Director: Chen Kaige
Starring: Tang Yun, Liu Peiqi, Chen Hong, Wang Zhiwen, Chen Kaige

Moving drama from director Chen Kaige ("Farewell My Concubine") centers on a 13-year-old violin prodigy whose father takes him from their small provin... Read more

1900 (1976)

7.7/10
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Starring: Alida Valli, Burt Lancaster, Dominique Sanda, Donald Sutherland, Gerard Depardie...

Aka "Novecento". This sweeping chronicle of 20th century Italy focuses on the sons of two contrasting families; the landowner's son (Robert De Niro) a... Read more

What Happened to Kerouac? (1986)

7.1/10
Director: Lewis MacAdams, Richard Lerner
Starring: Steve Allen, William Burroughs, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg

A lively and revealing investigation into the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac - father of the Beat Generation, author of 'On the... Read more

Johnny Guitar (1954)

7.7/10
Director: Nicholas Ray
Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Scott Brady, Mercedes McCambridge, Ward Bond, Er...

Joan Crawford is the strong-willed woman running a gambling house, Sterling Hayden the notorious gunman looking to forget his past and Mercedes McCamb... Read more

The Misadventures of Merlin Jones / The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)

Director: Robert Butler, Robert Stevenson
Starring: Joe Flynn, Cesar Romero, Kurt Russell, William Schallert, Tommy Kirk, Annette Fu...

'The Misadventures of Merlin Jones' - Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello star in this slapstick Disney comedy about a college "genius" whose latest inve... Read more

The School of Rock (2003)

Director: Richard Linklater
Starring: Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White, Sarah Silverman

Terrific comedy showcases a tailor-made part for Jack Black as an egomaniacal heavy metal guitarist who gets booted out of his band, then has to seek... Read more

In America (2002)

7.8/10
Director: Jim Sheridan
Starring: Samantha Morton, Paddy Considine, Djimon Hounsou

Moving (and loosely autobiographical) drama from director Jim Sheridan ("In the Name of the Father") and his screenwriting daughters Naomi and Kirsten... Read more

Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)

6.4/10
Director: Chris Kennedy
Starring: Miranda Otto, Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day

Ralph (Matt Day) is a young country singer who leaves his parents' outback property to try and make it big in Nashville. He hitches a ride with Boyd (... Read more

Scorched Earth: Propaganda (2000)

5/10

This episode provides an intriguing look at the part played by propaganda as governments struggled to gain the upper hand in the war away from the bat... Read more

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 2, Episodes 13-16 (1997)

8.2/10
Director: Michael Lange, Bruce Seth Green, Joss Whedon, James A Contner
Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, Da...

"Surprise" - The fate of the world is at stake when Spike and Drusilla gather the dismembered body parts of the judge to use as the ultimate weapon ag... Read more

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 2, Episodes 21-22 (1998)

8.2/10
Director: Joss Whedon
Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, Da...

"Becoming - Part 1" - A web of conspiracy, suspense and heartbreak surrounds Buffy as the time has come to destroy Angel. Buffy's decision is complica... Read more

The Secret Garden (BBC) (1975)

7.3/10
Director: Katrina Murray
Starring: Sarah Hollis Andrews

From the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett comes this enchanting children's classic that tells the story of a spoilt, lonely orphan girl whose life is... Read more

Platform (2000)

7.4/10
Director: Jia Zhang-ke
Starring: Wang Hong-wei, Zhao Tao, Liang Jing-dong, Yang Tian-yi

Aka "Zhantai". Jia Zhang-ke's ambitious film follows the lives of four friends over a turbulent 10 year period of Chinese history, from 1979 to 1989.... Read more

Beyond Borders (2003)

6.5/10
Director: Martin Campbell
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen, Teri Polo, Linus Roache, Noah Emmerich

In this compelling, globe-trotting saga, Angelina Jolie is Sarah Jordan, an American living in London and trapped in an unhappy marriage to the son of... Read more