Junior Bonner (1972)

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ben Johnson, Ida Lupino, Joe Don Baker

When wandering middle-aged rodeo rider Junior Bonner (Steve McQueen) returns to his Arizona hometown, he reunites with his family, which includes his... Read more

Key Largo (1948)

Director: John Huston
Starring: Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G Robinson, Jay Silverheels, Lionel Barry...

Gangster Edward G. Robinson takes the inhabitants of a Florida coast hotel hostage as a storm sweeps in, and engages in a battle of wills with world-w... Read more

Kicking and Screaming (1995)

Director: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz, Olivia D'abo

Another we-just-graduated-from-college-what-do-we-do-now film centering on a group of young men and their life and death crises concerning relationshi... Read more

Killing Zoe (1993)

Director: Roger Avary
Starring: Eric Stoltz, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Julie Delpy

Writer-director Roger Avary, co-scripter of 'Pulp Fiction' spreads mayhem and body tissue in his own directorial debut revealing a style of his own an... Read more

Kim (1950)

Director: Victor Saville
Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas

Rousing action and a terrific performance by Errol Flynn distinguish this adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's tale of 1880's colonialist India, with Briti... Read more

King Kong (1976)

Director: John Guillermin
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Updated misfire of the 1933 classic, produced by Dino De Laurentiis and starring Jeff Bridges as an anti-establishment paleontologist who stows away o... Read more

King of New York (1990)

Director: Abel Ferrara
Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Giancarlo Esposito, Laurence Fishburne, Steve...

In New York, crime gets done Frank's way - or it doesn't get done at all. Recently freed from prison, Frank White (Christopher Walken) hooks up with h... Read more

Kiss the Girls (1997)

Director: Gary Fleder
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes

Morgan Freeman is Dr. Alex Cross, the master of solving the unsolvable in this race-against-time suspenser involving eight kidnapped women, all beauti... Read more

Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Director: Godfrey Reggio

The title is a Hopi Indian word meaning "life out of balance", an apt summation of this mesmerizing collection of wonders both natural and man-made. S... Read more

Krull (1983)

Director: Peter Yates
Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones, Francesca Annis

A young warrior is entreated by a wizened old man to take hold of his ancient weapon and use it to save the virginal princess held by evil forces on t... Read more

Kull the Conqueror (1997)

Director: John Nicolella
Starring: Harvey Fierstein, Karina Lombard, Kevin Sorbo, Tia Carrere, Thomas Ian Griffith

Action superstar Kevin Sorbo (TV's "Hercules") slams evil as Kull the Conqueror, a barbarian warrior turned King, who risks all to save the Kingdom an... Read more

The Evil Cult ( aka Kung Fu Cult Master ) (1993)

Director: Wong Jing
Starring: Jet Li, Chingamy Yau, Sammo Hung, Ngai Sik

Jet Li stars in this kung fu fantasy as Zhang, grandson of a great tai chi master, who becomes the target of the Six Great Schools. After narrowly esc... Read more

Love on the Run ( L'amour En Fuite ) (1979)

Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Claude Jade, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

Antoine Doninel, separated from his family, is still having girl trouble. The further amorous adventures of the character first glimpsed in 'The 400 B... Read more

L'Innocente ( The Innocent ) (1976)

Director: Luchino Visconti
Starring: Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli

Aka 'The Innocent'. An elegant, visually beautiful exploration of the constraints of marriage and its disintegration. Featuring a remarkable, sensuous... Read more

Beauty and the Beast ( La Belle et la Bete ) (1946)

Director: Jean Cocteau
Starring: Josette Day, Jean Marais

Once upon a time, in a world of magic and wonder, the true love of a beautiful girl finally dispelled the torment of a feral but gentle-hearted beast.... Read more

La Marseillaise (1938)

Director: Jean Renoir
Starring: Jean Gabin, Erich Von Stroheim

An incredible spectacle that lavishly documents the French Revolution from the summer of 1789 to the final collapse of Louis XVI's monarchy. This vivi... Read more

The Soft Skin (1964)

Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Jean Desailly, Francoise Dorleac

A.k.a. 'Silken Skin', 'La Peau Douce'. This carefully balanced mixture of comedy and melodrama has a middle-aged married man leaving his wife for an a... Read more

La Ronde (1950)

Director: Max Ophuls
Starring: Anton Walbrook, Serge Reggiani, Simone Simon, Danielle Darrieux

Simone Signoret, Anton Walbrook, and Simone Simon lead a roundelay of French stars in Max Ophuls's delightful, acerbic adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler... Read more

La Strada ( The Road ) (1954)

Director: Federico Fellini
Starring: Giulietta Masina, Anthony Quinn, Richard Basehart

AKA 'The Road'. Fellini's Oscar-winning study of a brutish carnival strongman (Anthony Quinn) who uses a simple minded girl (Giulietta Masina) to serv... Read more

Lady Chatterley (1993)

Director: Ken Russell
Starring: Joely Richardson, Sean Bean, James Wilby

Director Ken Russell's version of the D.H. Lawrence novel has Joely Richardson as the lady and Sean Bean the gamekeeper. A handsome TV production by a... Read more

Lady Jane (1985)

Director: Trevor Nunn
Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood

An excellent costume drama about Lady Jane Grey, accidental successor to the British throne after the deaths of Henry VIII and his son, Edward VI. A w... Read more

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

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

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

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

Starring: Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie

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

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

Starring: Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie

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

Larger Than Life (1996)

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

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

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1996)

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

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

The Last Emperor (1987)

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

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

The Last Goon Show Of All (1972)

Starring: Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan

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

Last Night (1998)

Director: Don McKellar
Starring: Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Callum Keith Rennie

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

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

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

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

Last Stand at Saber River (1997)

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

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

The Last Starfighter (1984)

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

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

Lawrence After Arabia, A Dangerous Man: (1991)

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

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

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

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

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

Le Boucher ( The Butcher ) (1969)

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

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

Le Jour Se Leve ( Daybreak ) (1939)

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

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

The League of Gentlemen (1960)

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

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

Leave Her to Heaven (1946)

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

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

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

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

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

The 400 Blows (1959)

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

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

Lethal Weapon (1987)

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

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

Letter From An Unknown Woman (1948)

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

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

Life is Beautiful (1998)

Director: Roberto Benigni
Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

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

Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

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

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

Limelight (1952)

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

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

The Little Colonel (1935)

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

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

Little Man Tate (1991)

Director: Jodie Foster
Starring: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Harry Connick Jr

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

Little Odessa (1994)

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

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

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

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

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

Little Voice (1998)

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

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

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

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

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

Logan's Run (1976)

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

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

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

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

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

The Long Hot Summer (1958)

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

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

The Longest Day (1962)

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

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

Lord of the Dance (1996)

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

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

Lord of the Flies (1963)

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

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

Lost In Yonkers (1993)

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

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

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

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

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

Love and a .45 (1994)

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

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

Love Nest (1952)

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

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

Loving You (1957)

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

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

Lucas (1986)

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

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

Macbeth (Polanski) (1971)

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

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

Mad City (1997)

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

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

Mad Dog and Glory (1992)

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

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

Mad Love (1995)

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

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

Mad Max (1979)

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

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

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

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

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

The Magician (1959)

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

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

A Man Called Hero (1999)

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

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

The Man From Snowy River (1981)

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

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

Maria's Lovers (1984)

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

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

Mary Poppins (1964)

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

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

Masculin Feminin (1966)

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

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

Strange Days (1995)

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

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

The Stranger (1946)

Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Orson Welles, Loretta Young, Edward G Robinson

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

Street Fighter (1994)

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

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

Street Fighter II (1994)

Director: Gisaburo Sugii

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

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

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

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

Stripes (1981)

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

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

The Stud (1978)

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

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

Sudden Impact (1983)

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

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

A Summer's Tale (1996)

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

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

Superman II (1980)

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

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

Suspect (1987)

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

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

Swamp Thing (1981)

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

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

Sweet Revenge (1990)

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

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

Swept From The Sea (1997)

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

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

The Swimmer (1968)

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

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

Tabu: A Story Of The South Seas (1931)

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

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

A Tale of Two Cities (1958)

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

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

The Tales of Beatrix Potter (1971)

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

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

Tampopo (1986)

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

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

Tango (1993)

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

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

Taras Bulba (1962)

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

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

A Taxing Woman (1987)

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

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

The Tenant (1976)

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

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

Tender Mercies (1983)

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

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

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

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

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

That's Entertainment, Part 2 (1976)

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

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

Them! (1954)

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

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

Theorem (1968)

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

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

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

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

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

They Were Expendable (1945)

Director: John Ford
Starring: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed

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

The Thief (1997)

Director: Pavel Chukhraj
Starring: Vladimir Mashkov, Ekaterina Rednikova

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

Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

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

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

The Three Caballeros (1945)

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

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

Three Colours: Red (1994)

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

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

Three Colours: White (1993)

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

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

Three Men and a Cradle (1985)

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

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

Threesome (1994)

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

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

Throne of Blood (1957)

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

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

Throw Momma From The Train (1987)

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

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

Thunderball (1965)

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

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

Thunderbirds Are Go (1966)

Director: David Lane
Starring: Virgil, Lady Penelope

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

Tightrope (1984)

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

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

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

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

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

To Have And Have Not (1944)

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

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

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

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

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

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

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

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

Tokyo Story (1953)

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

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

Tom and Huck (1995)

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

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

Tombs of the Blind Dead (1971)

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

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

Touch (1997)

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

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

Tous Les Matins Du Monde (1991)

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

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

The Towering Inferno (1974)

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

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

A Town Like Alice (1956)

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

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

The Train (1964)

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

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

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (1945)

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

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

The Truce (1997)

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

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

True Colors (1991)

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

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

True Crime (1999)

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

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

Trust (1991)

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

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

Tunes of Glory (1960)

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

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

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

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

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

Twins (1988)

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

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

Two Bits (1995)

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

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

The Two Jakes (1990)

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

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

Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

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

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

The Unbelievable Truth (1989)

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

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

Under Milk Wood (1971)

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

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

Unforgiven (1992)

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

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

The Unforgiven (1960)

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

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

Untamed Heart (1993)

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

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

Utu (1983)

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

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

Valentino (1977)

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

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

The Verdict (1982)

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

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

Village of the Damned (1960)

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

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

Village of the Damned (1995)

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

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