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Scary Movie (2000)

6.2/10
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Starring: Shannon Elizabeth, Cheri Oteri, Carmen Electra, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans, Sha...

"Scream", "I Know What You Did Last Summer", "The Blair Witch Project" and other horror films are spoofed to outrageous excess by director Keenen Ivor... Read more

The Cell (2000)

6.3/10
Director: Tarsem Singh
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio, Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Psychotherapist Jennifer Lopez, who uses experimental virtual reality technology to enter the minds of her patients, is recruited by the FBI to delve... Read more

Hollow Man (2000)

5.7/10
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Starring: Kevin Bacon, Josh Brolin, William Devane, Elisabeth Shue, Kim Dickens

Paul Verhoeven's nasty, high-tech variation on "The Invisible Man" stars Kevin Bacon as a self-absorbed scientist working on a government invisibility... Read more

Himalaya (1999)

7.5/10
Director: Eric Valli
Starring: Thilen Lhondup, Gurgon Kyap, Lhakpa Tsamchoe

This epic portrayal of the traditional life of Tibetan Herdsmen is set in the bleak but majestic scenery of the Himalayas. The story centres on the yo... Read more

The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (1999)

6/10
Director: Anon
Starring: Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Petrie

Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky and Petrie are back in an enchanting new, feature-length adventure in this popular animated series for dinosaur-loving... Read more

Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2000)

Starring: Scamp

From the impeccable pedigree of Disney's beloved classic 'Lady and the Tramp' comes an all-new story, told with the same stunning animation, charming... Read more

Dinosaur (2000)

6.5/10
Director: Ralph Zondag, Eric Leighton
Starring: Ossie Davis, D B Sweeney, Joan Plowright, Voices Of

Disney's spectacular computer-animated adventure is set 65 million years ago at the end of the Age of Reptiles, as an abandoned baby iguanadon named A... Read more

Miss Julie (1999)

6.3/10
Director: Mike Figgis
Starring: Saffron Burrows, Peter Mullan, Maria Doyle Kennedy

The interplay between sex, money and power keeps August Strindberg's drama as relevant as ever. This latest version by "Leaving Las Vegas" director Mi... Read more

Shaft (2000)

5.9/10
Director: John Singleton
Starring: Samuel L Jackson, Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Jeffrey Wright, Vanessa Willia...

This updating of the 1971 hit stars Samuel L Jackson as original "Shaft" Richard Roundtree's nephew, an NYPD detective who throws away his badge in o... Read more

Keep the Aspidistra Flying ( A Merry War ) (1997)

6.4/10
Director: Robert Bierman
Starring: Richard E Grant, Helena Bonham Carter

A.k.a. 'A Merry War'. Based on George Orwell's novel and set in 1930s London; a satiric tale of an advertising man (Richard E Grant) who decides he's... Read more

What Lies Beneath (2000)

6.6/10
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Diana Scarwid

This creepy suspenser stars Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford as a married couple who live in a large house near a Vermont lake. While Ford, a unive... Read more

Felicia's Journey (1999)

7/10
Director: Atom Egoyan
Starring: Bob Hoskins, Elaine Cassidy, Peter McDonald, Arsinee Khanjian

Felicia (Elaine Cassidy), a young Irish woman in search of her soldier boyfriend in the British Midlands, is befriended by Joseph Hilditch (Bob Hoskin... Read more

Under Suspicion (1999)

5.8/10
Director: Stephen Hopkins
Starring: Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Monica Bellucci

Powerhouse performances highlight this intense thriller featuring Gene Hackman as a prominent attorney working in Puerto Rico who is interrogated by l... Read more

The Jigsaw Man (1984)

5.3/10
Director: Terence Young
Starring: Michael Caine, Susan George, Laurence Olivier, Robert Powell, Charles Gray

Cold war spy thriller in which in return for betraying his country, a former Russian agent is provided with a completely new identity. However, there... Read more

The Shaolin Temple (1979)

5.9/10
Director: Xinyan Zhang
Starring: Jet Li, Yue Hai, Yue Chen Wei

This was the first Hong Kong- Kung Fu action film to be shot in mainland China, and also Jet Li's first major film, 18 year-old Jet Li brings his incr... Read more

Bootmen (2000)

6.3/10
Director: Dein Perry
Starring: Adam Garcia, Sophie Lee, Sam Worthington

Dein Perry's film directorial debut is inspired by the story of his own rise from steelworking in industrial Newcastle, Australia to becoming a renown... Read more

G.I. Samurai (1979)

Director: Kosei Saito
Starring: Sonny Chiba, Isao Natsuki, Miyuki Ono

A squadron of Japanese soldiers find themselves transported through time to Japan's feudal period... 400 years in the past, where rival samurai clans... Read more

Beau Travail (1999)

7.4/10
Director: Claire Denis
Starring: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Gregoire Colin, Richard Courcet

Inspired by Herman Melville's 'Billy Budd', Claire Denis' film is a stunning combination of literature, music and dance that explores the near-mythica... Read more

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

8/10
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Bjork, Catherine Deneuve, Joel Grey, David Morse

Winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival, Lars Von Trier's brilliant film inspires adulation and scorn. This neo-musical is set in an earl... Read more

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

7.8/10
Director: Joel Coen
Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles D...

A wonderful, whimsical graft of Homer's "The Odyssey" telling the tale of three chain gang escapees in 1930s Mississippi. George Clooney is the slick... Read more

Better Living Through Circuitry (2000)

7.1/10
Director: John Ross
Starring: Moby, Roni Size, Carl Cox, Adam X

This movie, along with "Modulations", is a very educated and insightful look into rave culture across the globe. Interviews with influential DJs from... Read more

The Virgin Suicides (2000)

7.2/10
Director: Sofia Coppola
Starring: Danny DeVito, James Woods, Josh Hartnett, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, Michae...

Writer/Director Sofia Coppola's acclaimed debut feature, based on Jeffrey Eugenides' novel, traces the tragic ends of five beautiful young sisters in... Read more

Futureworld (1976)

5.8/10
Director: Richard T Heffron
Starring: Arthur Hill, Blythe Danner, John Ryan, Peter Fonda, Yul Brynner

This follow-up to the successful 1973 thriller "Westworld" stars Peter Fonda and Blythe Danner as Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard, investigative repo... Read more

The Great Race (1965)

7.3/10
Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk, Denver Pyle

Follows a pack of wacky racers including capital fellow Tony Curtis, dastardly villain Jack Lemmon, and femme fatale Natalie Wood, on a 22.000-mile ro... Read more

Duets (2000)

6/10
Director: Bruce Paltrow
Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Huey Lewis, Maria Bello, Andre Braugher, Paul Giamatti, Scott S...

A bar in Omaha, Nebraska, is the spot where participants congregate for a karaoke contest that promises $5000 to the winner. Among the crooners this y... Read more

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000)

5.5/10
Director: Des Mcanuff
Starring: Jason Alexander, Rene Russo, Robert De Niro, Piper Perabo, Janeane Garofalo, Jon...

The classic Jay Ward cartoon series becomes a mix of live-action and animation, as the retired moose and squirrel heroes leave their Frostbite Falls c... Read more

Orphans (1997)

7.1/10
Director: Peter Mullan
Starring: Rosemarie Stevenson, Stephen McCole, Gary Lewis, Douglas Henshall

Three brothers and their handicapped sister convene in their hometown of Glasgow for their mothers funeral. The siblings later seperate to each deal w... Read more

The Little Bear Movie (1999)

6.5/10
Director: Raymond Jafelice
Starring: Voices Of, Kristin Fairlie, Kyle Fairley

Maurice Sendak's Little Bear embarks on an exciting journey in his first feature length tale, joining pals Duck, Cat, Owl and Hen on a trip to help hi... Read more

Grass (1999)

7.3/10
Director: Ron Mann
Starring: Woody Harrelson, Richard Nixon

Woody Harrelson narrates this documentary about the history of marijuana in 20th-century America, beginning with clips from educational films and expl... Read more

Godspell (1973)

6.5/10
Director: David Greene
Starring: Victor Garber, Lynne Thispen, Katie Hanley

Based on the hit play, and presents The Gospal According to St. Matthew as played out in modern Manhattan. Colourfull costumes and exiting choreograph... Read more

Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2000)

8.3/10
Director: David Mallet, Guy Caron
Starring: Cirque du Soleil

A spectacular fusion of the avant-garde and ancient Chinese circus routines, this amazing production is an incredible celebration of the four natural... Read more

Matilda (1996)

6.9/10
Director: Danny Devito
Starring: Danny DeVito, Embeth Davidtz, Mara Wilson, Rhea Perlman

Director Danny DeVito turns Roald Dahl's story into a dark and whimsical fantasy about a smart, book-loving young girl whose parents send her to a boa... Read more

The Matrix (1999)

8.7/10
Director: The Wachowski Brothers
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Hugo Weaving

Cutting-edge visuals and production design feature in this mind altering tale about a computer hacker (Keanu Reeves) who discovers he is living an ill... Read more

Maurice (1987)

7.7/10
Director: James Ivory
Starring: James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Denholm Elliott

James Ivory directs this sensitive film about the love relationship between two men who meet studying at Cambridge in 1910. Based on the novel by E.M.... Read more

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

5.4/10
Director: Stephen King
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Yeardley Smith

Author Stephen King stepped behind the camera for the first time to direct his story of rampaging trucks - and it is so bad it may be some time before... Read more

The McKenzie Break (1970)

6.5/10
Director: Lamont Johnson
Starring: Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry

An engrossing war drama set in a P.O.W. camp in Scotland during WWII. After hearing of a planned prison escape, Irish intelligence officer Brian Keith... Read more

McQ (1974)

6.2/10
Director: John Sturges
Starring: John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Diana Muldaur

In this thriller about crime in the streets, an ageing John Wayne plays a tough-as-nails cop out to get the gangster who murdered his partner. Edward... Read more

Mean Streets (1973)

7.4/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval

Scorsese's early masterpiece, set in New York's Little Italy, features a great cast headed by Harvey Keitel as a small-time hood trying to protect his... Read more

Meet the Feebles (1990)

6.7/10
Director: Peter Jackson
Starring: Harry, Bletch, Heidi

From that gross but sensational director of 'Bad Taste' comes this 'Sluppet' movie. The film revolves around the famous 'Feebles Variety Massacre' - t... Read more

The Memphis Belle (1944)

7.4/10
Director: William Wyler

Supervised by Lt. Col. William Wyler, director of such classics as 'Mrs Miniver' and 'Wuthering Heights', for the U.S. War Department. The film's subj... Read more

Metropolitan (1990)

7.4/10
Director: Whit Stillman
Starring: Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Taylor Nichols

A literate and witty tale of college-age Park Avenue preps and debs who gather during Christmas break to come to terms with their hopes and hormones.... Read more

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

6.6/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Kevin Spacey, John Cusack, Jack Thompson

A New York magazine writer (John Cusack) is sent to picturesque Savannah, Georgia, to cover a lavish party hosted by local antiques merchant Jim Willi... Read more

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

6.5/10
Director: Michael Hoffman
Starring: Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett

Aka "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream". The bard's classic comedy has been transported from ancient Greece to late 19th century Italy w... Read more

The Millionairess (1960)

5.5/10
Director: Anthony Asquith
Starring: Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers, Alastair Sim, Dennis Price, Vittorio De Sica

George Bernard Shaw's aceribic play served as the basis for this romantic satire starring Sophia Loren as a fabulously wealthy beauty who tires of men... Read more

The Canton Godfather ( aka Miracles ) (1989)

Director: Jackie Chan
Starring: Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Richard Ng, Bill Tung

In 1930s Hong Kong we find Jackie Chan in the middle of a gang war between two rival mobs. He saves the life of a gang boss who appoints Jackie to suc... Read more

The Mirror (1974)

8.1/10
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Philip Yankovsky

Effortlessly blending past and present, dreams, subjective reminiscence and a wider overview of 20th Century Russian history, Andrei Tarkovsky creates... Read more

Misery (1990)

7.8/10
Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Frances Sternhagen, James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth

Stephen King's tale about a successful romance novelist who's nursed back to health after a car crash by his number one fan - who turns out to be a se... Read more

The Misfits (1961)

7.4/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Clark Gable, Eli Wallach, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter

Gable and Monroe in their last screen roles! Expertly directed by John Huston from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize winner Arthur Miller, "The Misfits"... Read more

Miss Firecracker (1989)

6.1/10
Director: Thomas Schlamme
Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins

Playwright Beth Henley adapts her acclaimed serio-comedy set in a small southern town gearing up for its annual beauty pageant. With Holly Hunter and... Read more

Mississippi Burning (1988)

7.8/10
Director: Alan Parker
Starring: Willem Dafoe, Brad Dourif, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand, R Lee Ermey, Gailard...

The civil rights struggle, as interpreted by Alan Parker, received seven Oscar nominations and one award (Best Cinematography). Gene Hackman and Wille... Read more

Mississippi Masala (1992)

6.6/10
Director: Mira Nair
Starring: Denzel Washington, Roshan Seth, Sarita Choudhury

A story of love between a black businessman (Denzel Washington) and an Indian immigrant (Sarita Choudhury) who become outcasts in the Deep South. An i... Read more

Modesty Blaise (1966)

5.2/10
Director: Joseph Losey
Starring: Monica Vitti, Dirk Bogarde, Terence Stamp

Of the many '60s cinema spies who arrived in the wake of James Bond, none cut a finer figure than Italian siren Monica Vitti as jewel thief-turned-sec... Read more

Monkey Shines (1988)

6.2/10
Director: George A Romero
Starring: Jason Beghe, John Pankow, Kate McNeil, Stanley Tucci

A virile young man doesn't like the idea of becoming paralytic, immobilised and wheelchair bound. Enter Ella, a superintelligent (through the miracle... Read more

Monkey Trouble (1994)

5.3/10
Director: Franco Amurri
Starring: Thora Birch, Harvey Keitel, Mimi Rogers

A delightful film about a 9-year-old (Thora Birch) who yearns for a pet; she adopts a capuchin monkey whom she calls Dodger. A change of pace for Harv... Read more

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)

8.3/10
Director: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Starring: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idl...

King Arthur meets Monty Python in this irreverent, insane, funny film with Graham Chapman as King Arthur convening his knights to seek the Holy Grail.... Read more

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

7.9/10
Director: Terry Hughes
Starring: Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jone...

More biting humour from the Monty Python boys taken from a 1982 concert that featured the usual spectrum of God, death and life in heaven. The film al... Read more

The Mosquito Coast (1986)

6.6/10
Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Conrad Roberts, Andre Gregory, Marth...

Director Peter Weir ('Witness') re-teams with Harrison Ford as they tackle Paul Theroux`s novel of an obsessive American inventor who transplants his... Read more

Moulin Rouge (1952)

7.2/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Jose Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Suzanne Flon

A rich, colourful film based on the life of Toulouse Lautrec, the 19th century Parisian artist whose growth was stunted by a childhood accident. An ex... Read more

Mr and Mrs Bridge (1990)

Director: James Ivory
Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Blythe Danner

Set in Kansas City in the late 1930s, this acclaimed drama stars Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward as an upper-class Kansas City couple who begin questi... Read more

Mrs Miniver (1942)

7.6/10
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Teresa Wright

The winner of seven Oscars in 1942 was an effective morale boost for all the folks on the home front. Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon head a middle-cl... Read more

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

6.9/10
Director: Brian Henson
Starring: Tim Curry, Kermit the Frog, Billy Connolly

Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story about loyalty and pirate loot becomes an entertaining mix of adventure, music and muppet madness in this romp s... Read more

Muriel's Wedding (1994)

7.2/10
Director: P J Hogan
Starring: Toni Collette, Bill Hunter, Rachel Griffiths

An ugly duckling from a dysfunctional family yearns for a happier life, and starts on that road by leaving her home town of Porpoise Spit for Sydney,... Read more

Mute Witness (1994)

6.8/10
Director: Anthony Waller
Starring: Marina Sudina, Fay Ripley, Evan Richards

A mute American F/X artist working on a low-budget slasher film in Russia witnesses her co-workers seemingly making an after-hours snuff film. She is... Read more

Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

7.8/10
Director: Frank Lloyd
Starring: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone

The classic version, starring Charles Laughton in an unforgettable role as Captain Bligh and Clark Gable as Fletcher Christian. This movie deservedly... Read more

My Brilliant Career (1979)

7.3/10
Director: Gillian Armstrong
Starring: Judy Davis, Robert Grubb, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes

Inspiring story of a spirited, sensitive young woman at the turn of the century who, despite poverty, isolation and pressure to marry, fulfils her dre... Read more

My Fellow Americans (1996)

6.5/10
Director: Peter Segal
Starring: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd

Two ex-Presidents of the US - longtime enemies - are forced to work together to uncover a plot to blame one of them for a dirty deal conducted by a cu... Read more

My Girl 2 (1993)

5.2/10
Director: Howard Zieff
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Anna Chlumsky, Jamie Lee Curtis, Austin O'Brien

Teenager Vada is back and feeling unwanted at home with dad and her new expectment stepmom. She heads off to LA to find out more about her real mother... Read more

My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)

6/10
Director: Michael Joens
Starring: Voices Of, Danny DeVito, Madeline Kahn, Tony Randall, Cloris Leachman, Alice Pla...

Children under 7 should enjoy this animated fantasy that pits the good little ponies against an evil witch. The highlight is an encounter with the Smo... Read more

The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)

6.1/10
Director: Bart Freundlich
Starring: Blythe Danner, Roy Scheider, Julianne Moore

An emotionally mixed-up family get together for Thanksgiving and spend the weekend demonstrating why they've never got on with each other. Roy Scheide... Read more

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell Of Fear (1991)

Director: David Zucker
Starring: George Kennedy, Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, Robert Goulet, O J Simpson

The second hilarious entry in the satirical film series focuses on Leslie Nielsen's effort to stop villainous business mogul Robert Goulet from making... Read more

The Naked Kiss (1964)

7.4/10
Director: Samuel Fuller
Starring: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante

AKA 'The Iron Kiss.' A reformed big city prostitute who tries to start again in a quiet town finds that beneath the little town's squeaky clean veneer... Read more

Nevada Smith (1965)

7/10
Director: Henry Hathaway
Starring: Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Loosely based on a Harold Robbins book, this is the story of a cowboy who takes a long and involved revenge on the outlaws who murdered his family. St... Read more

Never Been Kissed (1999)

6/10
Director: Raja Gosnell
Starring: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan

Drew Barrymore plays a twenty-five-year-old journalist who gets her first chance as a reporter by attending a high school undercover and pretending to... Read more

Phantasm ( aka The Never Dead ) (1979)

6.8/10
Director: Don Coscarelli
Starring: Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester, Angus Scrimm

Aka 'The Never Dead'. Shortly after losing his parents, teenager Mike (Michael Baldwin) grows suspicious of a tall man (Angus Scrimm) he sees lifting... Read more

The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)

5.1/10
Director: George Miller (II)
Starring: Jonathan Brandis, Kenny Morrison, Clarissa Burt

This sequel follows the young hero in a quest to save a beautiful princess. On his odyssey he befriends some fabulous creatures while battling some ho... Read more

The Newton Boys (1998)

6/10
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)

7.3/10
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)

8/10
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)

6.4/10
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)

7.8/10
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)

6/10
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)

8.1/10
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)

7.9/10
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)

4.4/10
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)

7.1/10
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)

8/10
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)

5.9/10
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)

6.7/10
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)

7.7/10
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)

7.5/10
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)

6.7/10
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)

7.5/10
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)

7.8/10
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)

7.6/10
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)

7.6/10
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)

8.2/10
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)

6.5/10
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)

6.8/10
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)

7.2/10
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)

6.9/10
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)

7.7/10
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)

7.3/10
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)

8.2/10
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)

6.9/10
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)

4.9/10
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)

5.2/10
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)

8/10
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)

5.6/10
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)

6.7/10
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)

8.9/10
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)

5.9/10
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)

5.9/10
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)

7/10
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)

6.3/10
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)

6.3/10
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)

6.1/10
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)

7.1/10
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)

6.3/10
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)

6.6/10
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)

8/10
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)

7.3/10
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)

7.6/10
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)

5.5/10
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)

7.7/10
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)

6.7/10
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)

7.5/10
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)

6.9/10
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)

7/10
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)

8/10
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)

6.5/10
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)

7.2/10
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)

5.4/10
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)

7.4/10
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)

6.3/10
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)

7.3/10
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)

6.6/10
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)

7.2/10
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)

6.2/10
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)

5.5/10
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)

6.3/10
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)

6.8/10
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)

7.4/10
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)

7/10
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)

6.7/10
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)

7.5/10
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)

7.6/10
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)

6.8/10
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