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Prizzi's Honor (1985)

6.8/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Anjelica Huston, Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, John Randolph,...

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

The Producers (1968)

7.7/10
Director: Mel Brooks
Starring: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Dick Shawn

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

Proof (1992)

5.9/10
Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Genevieve Picot, Russell Crowe

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

The Proprietor (1996)

5.6/10
Director: Ismail Merchant
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Sean Young, Sam Waterston

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

Pump Up The Volume (1990)

7.2/10
Director: Allan Moyle
Starring: Christian Slater, Scott Paulin, Ellen Greene, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross

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

Q - The Winged Serpent (1982)

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

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

The Quiet Earth (1985)

6.8/10
Director: Geoff Murphy
Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Peter Smith

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

Quigley Down Under (1990)

6.8/10
Director: Simon Wincer
Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman

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

The Quiller Memorandum (1966)

6.5/10
Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow

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

Quiz Show (1994)

7.5/10
Director: Robert Redford
Starring: John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes

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

Radiance (1997)

6.3/10
Director: Rachel Perkins
Starring: Rachael Maza, Deborah Mailman, Trisha Morton-Thomas

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

Radio Flyer (1992)

6.9/10
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Elijah Wood, Lorraine Bracco, John Heard

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

The Rainmaker (1997)

7.1/10
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight

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

Raising Arizona (1987)

7.4/10
Director: Joel Coen
Starring: Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Nicolas Cage, William Forsythe, Randall Tex Cobb

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

Rambo III (1988)

5.8/10
Director: Peter MacDonald
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc De Jonge

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

Rancho Notorious (1952)

7/10
Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer

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

The Rapture (1991)

6.4/10
Director: Michael Tolkin
Starring: Mimi Rogers, Patrick Bauchau, David Duchovny

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

The Raven (1963)

6.7/10
Director: Roger Corman
Starring: Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Jack Nicholson

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

Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

7.6/10
Director: Robert Townsend
Starring: Eddie Murphy

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

Raw Deal (1986)

5.5/10
Director: John Irvin
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Darren McGavin, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shen...

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

Reach for the Sky (1956)

7.3/10
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Alexander Knox

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

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

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

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

Reds (1981)

7.5/10
Director: Warren Beatty
Starring: Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jack Nicholson, Paul Sorvino, Warren Beatty, Maur...

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

Reefer Madness (1936)

3.7/10
Director: Louis Gasnier
Starring: Warren McCollum, Dorothy Short, Dave O'Brien

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

The Relic (1997)

5.7/10
Director: Peter Hyams
Starring: Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt

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

The Replacement Killers (1997)

6.1/10
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker

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

Repo Man (1984)

6.9/10
Director: Alex Cox
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton, Vonetta McGee, Sy Richardson, Tracey Walter

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

Restless Natives (1986)

7.2/10
Director: Michael Hoffman
Starring: Vincent Friell, Joe Mulloney, Ned Beatty

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

Retroactive (1997)

6.3/10
Director: Louis Morneau
Starring: James Belushi, Kylie Travis, Frank Whaley

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

Revenge Of The Pink Panther (1978)

6.7/10
Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Dyan Cannon

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

Revolution (1985)

5.3/10
Director: Hugh Hudson
Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Joan Plowright, Nastassja Kinski, Steven Berkoff

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

Riff Raff (1990)

5.2/10
Director: Ken Loach
Starring: Robert Carlyle, Emer McCourt, Jimmy Coleman

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

The Right Stuff (1983)

7.9/10
Director: Philip Kaufman
Starring: Sam Shepard, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Lance Henriksen, C...

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

Risky Business (1983)

6.8/10
Director: Paul Brickman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

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

River's Edge (1986)

7.1/10
Director: Tim Hunter
Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Ione Skye, Roxana Zal, Daniel Roebu...

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

The Robe (1953)

6.8/10
Director: Henry Koster
Starring: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie

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

The Rock (1996)

7.4/10
Director: Michael Bay
Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, William Forsythe

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

Rock-A-Bye Baby (1958)

6.8/10
Director: Frank Tashlin
Starring: Jerry Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell, Connie Stevens, Reginald Gardiner

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

The Rocketeer (1991)

6.4/10
Director: Joe Johnston
Starring: Alan Arkin, Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Sorvino, Timothy Dalton

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

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

7.4/10
Director: Jim Sharman
Starring: Barry Bostwick, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf, Susan Sarandon, Richard O'Brien, Patricia...

This camp musical sci-fi horror movie spoof has become - thanks to elaborate audience participation on the midnight movie circuit - the definitive cul... Read more

Roger and Me (1989)

Director: Michael Moore
Starring: Michael Moore

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

Rollerball (1975)

6.6/10
Director: Norman Jewison
Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, Moses Gunn, John Beck, Pamela Hensley, Ra...

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

Roman Holiday (1953)

8.1/10
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert, Audrey Hepburn

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

Romeo and Juliet (Zeffirelli) (1968)

7.6/10
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: Olivia Hussey, Milo O'Shea, Leonard Whiting, Michael York

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

Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

6/10
Director: Percy Adlon
Starring: Alex Winter, Brad Davis, Judge Reinhold, Marianne Sagebrecht

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

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

8/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: John Cassavetes, Mia Farrow, Ralph Bellamy, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Mauric...

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

Round Midnight (1986)

7.4/10
Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Starring: Francois Cluzet, Dexter Gordon, Sandra Reaves-Phillips, Lonette McKee, Herbie Ha...

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

Roy Orbison: Black and White Night (1988)

9/10
Director: Tony Mitchell
Starring: Roy Orbison, Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson...

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

Rumble in Hong Kong (1974)

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

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

Rush Hour / Rush Hour 2 (1997)

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

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

Ruthless People (1986)

6.9/10
Director: David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams
Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, Helen Slater

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

Safe (1995)

7.2/10
Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Xander Berkeley, Peter Friedman, Julianne Moore, James LeGros

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

Saint Jack (1979)

7.1/10
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: Ben Gazzara, Denholm Elliott, James Villiers

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

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

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

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

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

7.7/10
Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Steve McQueen

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

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

7.2/10
Director: Allan Dwan
Starring: John Wayne, John Agar, Adela Mara, Forrest Tucker

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

Sanjuro (1962)

8.2/10
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshiro Mifune, Yuzo Kayama

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

Scarecrow (1973)

7.3/10
Director: Jerry Schatzberg
Starring: Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan

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

Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988)

7/10
Starring: Scooby-Doo, Scrappy-Doo, Shaggy

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

Scream Blacula Scream (1973)

5.6/10
Director: Bob Kelljan
Starring: William Marshall, Don Mitchell, Pam Grier

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

Screamers (1995)

6.4/10
Director: Christian Duguay
Starring: Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andy Lauer

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

Sea of Love (1989)

6.8/10
Director: Harold Becker
Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

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

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)

6.6/10
Director: Julien Temple
Starring: John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Billy Connolly, Sting , Bob Geldof, Phil Collins, J...

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

Send A Gorilla (1989)

4.7/10
Director: Melanie Read
Starring: Carmel McGlone, Katherine McRae, Perry Piercy

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

The Set-Up (1948)

7.8/10
Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias

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

sex, lies, and videotape (1989)

7.2/10
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo, Peter Gallagher

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

Shadow Makers (1989)

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

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

Shadowlands (1993)

7.4/10
Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Joseph Mazzello

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

Shadows And Fog (1992)

6.8/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: John Cusack, Kathy Bates, Mia Farrow, Woody Allen

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

Shame (1987)

7.2/10
Director: Steve Jodrell
Starring: Deborra-Lee Furness, Tony Barry, Simone Buchanan

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

Shattered (1991)

6.5/10
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Starring: Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi, Corbin Bernsen, Joanne Whalley

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

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

9.3/10
Director: Frank Darabont
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, Tim Robbins, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bello...

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

She's Gotta Have It (1986)

6.6/10
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Tracy Camilla Johns, Tommy Redmond Hicks, Spike Lee

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

Shiloh (1996)

6.4/10
Director: Dale Rosenbloom
Starring: Blake Heron, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson, Rod Steiger

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

Shining Through (1992)

6.4/10
Director: David Seltzer
Starring: Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith, Liam Neeson, Joely Richardson, John Gielgud

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

Shooting Lily (1996)

7.9/10
Director: Arthur Borman
Starring: Matt Wilson, Amy Smallman

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

Short Circuit (1986)

6.6/10
Director: John Badham
Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens

No 5, a state-of-the-art military robot develops a mind of its own after being zapped by lightning during a storm! Upon meeting an animal lover, the m... Read more

The Silence of the Lambs (1990)

8.6/10
Director: Jonathan Demme
Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine

Young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice... Read more

The Silent Partner (1978)

7.5/10
Director: Daryl Duke
Starring: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, John Candy

Elliot Gould, Christopher Plummer and Suzannah York star in this terrifying thriller that pits a mild-mannered bank clerk against an evil and sadistic... Read more

Silent Running (1971)

6.7/10
Director: Douglas Trumbull
Starring: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint

Bruce Dern stars in this sci-fi classic as a botanist preserving the only botanical specimens of life on Earth, under huge geodesic domes, whose rebel... Read more

Sister Act (1992)

6.3/10
Director: Emile Ardolino
Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

Relive all the fun, laughter and irrestible music of the unforgettable hit comedy Sister Act. A sassy lounge singer (Whoopi Goldberg) is forced to hid... Read more

Sisters (1973)

6/10
Director: Brian De Palma
Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning

Director/co-writer Brian De Palma's first foray into Hitchcockian screen suspense in a bloody thriller. Reporter Jennifer Salt witnesses Margot Kidder... Read more

Slacker (Special Edition) (1991)

7.1/10
Director: Richard Linklater
Starring: Rudy Basquez, Richard Linklater, Jean Caffeine

A one-of-a-kind pseudo-documentary about the obsessions of the oddball residents of Austin, Texas. This hilarious film celebrates the lifestyle of 'Sl... Read more

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957)

Director: Basil Dearden
Starring: Bernard Miles, Bill Travers, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenn...

Jean and Bill are a struggling married couple with Bill trying to scrape a living as a writer. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them... Read more

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

7.6/10
Director: David Hand
Starring: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell

Walt Disney's first full-length animated feature features a magical story, memorable music and unforgettable characters. The beautiful and kindhearted... Read more

So I Married An Axe Murderer (1993)

6.4/10
Director: Thomas Schlamme
Starring: Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Anthony LaPaglia

Charlie begins to suspect his new wife Harriet might be the killer he's read about in the tabloids. This delightfully quirky outing stars Nancy Travis... Read more

Solaris (1972)

8.1/10
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Juri Jarvet

A mind-bending, metaphysical film about an investigation into why astronauts on a space station situated above the planet Solaris have suffered mental... Read more

A Soldier's Story (1984)

7.2/10
Director: Norman Jewison
Starring: Howard E Rollins Jr, Adolph Caesar, Art Evans

A spellbinding mystery and drama about a black army attorney, sent to investigate a murder on a black army base. Starring Howard E Rollins, music by H... Read more

Solomon and Sheba (1959)

6.2/10
Director: King Vidor
Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders

This grand biblical epic recreates the story of history's greatest temptress and the mighty King of Israel and stars Yul Brynner and Gina Lollobrigida... Read more

Some Like It Hot (1959)

8.3/10
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E Brown

Perhaps the funniest American film of the 1950's, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon play two second rate musicians on the run from the Chicago mob, who take... Read more

Somebody To Love (1996)

5.2/10
Director: Alexandre Rockwell
Starring: Rosie Perez, Harvey Keitel, Anthony Quinn, Quentin Tarantino

Harvey Keitel and Rosie Perez team up in this latest feature from the Director of 'In the Soup'. Taxi-dance clubs are the focal point for this screwba... Read more

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

6.8/10
Director: Jack Clayton
Starring: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Pam Grier

Ray Bradbury wrote the screenplay based on his own novel about a mysterious carnival's visit to a turn-of-the-century Midwestern town. Full of wonderf... Read more

Son Of Godzilla (1967)

5.2/10
Director: Jun Fukuda
Starring: Tadao Takashima, Akira Kubo, Bibari Maeda

A group of scientists conducting weather experiments in the Pacific accidentally cause a massive radioactive storm - as a result the local praying man... Read more

Sonatine (1993)

7.6/10
Director: Takeshi Kitano
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Tetsu Watanabe, Aya Kokumai

'Beat' Takeshi Kitano stars in this very original tale of the last days of a Tokyo gangster. Hard action combines brilliantly with haunting stillness. Read more

South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999)

8.7/10
Director: Trey Parker
Starring: Eric Cartman, Stan, Kyle, Kenny

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadian's Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced corrupted, and their parents pressure the United... Read more

Soylent Green (1973)

7.1/10
Director: Richard Fleischer
Starring: Brock Peters, Charlton Heston, Chuck Connors, Edward G Robinson, Joseph Cotten,...

This frighteningly prescient sci-fi tale about the dangers of the "greenhouse effect" was made long before the term became a popular buzzword. Charlto... Read more

Space Jam (1996)

6.3/10
Director: Joe Pytka
Starring: Bugs Bunny, Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Bill Murray

Basketball superstar Michael Jordan stars in this live-action/animated feature where he is 'hi-jacked' into the cartoon world of Bugs Bunny and the re... Read more

Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

3.8/10
Director: Jan De Bont
Starring: Jason Patric, Sandra Bullock, Temuera Morrison, Willem Dafoe, Glenn Plummer

A romantic Caribbean cruise for feisty Sandra Bullock and new beau Jason Patric becomes a voyage into danger when deranged computer whiz Willem Dafoe,... Read more

Spellbound (1945)

7.6/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Gregory Peck, Ingrid Bergman, Leo G Carroll

Gregory Peck stars as the new director of a mental institution, Ingrid Bergman his love interest, who soon discovers that her lover is actually a ment... Read more

Spice World: The Movie (1997)

3.4/10
Director: Bob Spiers
Starring: Alan Cumming, Claire Rushbrook, George Wendt, Richard E Grant, Roger Moore, The...

Britain's chart-topping all-girl quintet, The Spice Girls, makes the jump to screen stardom with a glitzy musical that could have been called "A Hard... Read more

Splendour in the Grass (1961)

Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle

Warren Beatty (in his film debut) and Natalie Wood portray young lovers in the 1920s Midwest, whose inner struggles to retain a pure and virtuous love... Read more

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

7.1/10
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curt Jurgens, Richard Kiel

Agent 007 does battle against the arch villain Stromberg and his plans for world destruction. Spectacular underwater footage, beautiful women and the... Read more

Stanley and Iris (1990)

Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz

A sensitive film about illiteracy and isolation. Jane Fonda begins a wary relationship with Robert De Niro as she teaches him to read. Directed with f... Read more

A Star Is Born (Garland) (1954)

7.8/10
Director: George Cukor
Starring: Judy Garland, James Mason, Charles Bickford

The restored version of this masterpiece. Directed by George Cukor this classic musical drama about the doomed marriage of an entertainer whose career... Read more

Star Trek Generations (1994)

6.6/10
Director: David Carson
Starring: Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell

The old guard gives way to the new as Captain Kirk (William Shatner) passes the baton to a new Starfleet commander, Captain Picard (Patrick Stewart) i... Read more

That'll Be The Day (1973) / Stardust (1974)

Director: Michael Apted
Starring: David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman, Keith Moon, Rosemary Leach, Ringo Starr,...

'That'll Be The Day' tells the story of a young man (David Essex) growing up in the dreary working-class world of Britain who comes of age and finds h... Read more

Stargate (1994)

7.1/10
Director: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson

In Egypt, archeologists uncover a gigantic stone ring that, decades later, is found to be an interplanetary nexus. Scientist James Spader and Air Forc... Read more

State Fair (1945)

7.1/10
Director: Walter Lang
Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes

An engaging musical of a family's adventures at an Iowa State Fair. Fine Rodgers and Hammerstein songs including Oscar Winning 'It Might as well be Sp... Read more

Stealing Beauty (1996)

6.6/10
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Starring: Liv Tyler, Jeremy Irons, Sinead Cusack, Jean Marais

19 year old Lucy (Liv Tyler) spends a summer in Tuscany after her mother commits suicide. She stays with her mother's friends and has her picture pai... Read more

Steel Magnolias (1989)

7.2/10
Director: Herbert Ross
Starring: Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Sam Shepard, Shirley MacLaine

Adapted from the acclaimed stage play about a group of 'Strong Women' or 'Steel Magnolias' in a small southern town. The magnificent cast includes Shi... Read more

Stepping Razor: Red X (1993)

7.7/10
Director: Nicholas Campbell
Starring: Peter Tosh, Lloyd Allen, Edward Allen, Andrea Davis

An absorbing exploration into the life of the late Peter Tosh, Reggae artist, Jamaican folk hero, prophet and radical political activist through archi... Read more

Storm Boy (1976)

7.2/10
Director: Henri Safran
Starring: Peter Cummins, Greg Rowe, David Gulpilil

A wonderful Australian film dealing with the relationships between a boy, his pelican, his Aboriginal friend and his dour father who disapproves of bo... Read more

Storm Over Asia (1928)

7.3/10
Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Starring: Valeri Inkizhanov, I Inkizhanov, L Dedintsev

Director Vsevolod Pudovkin's epic is set on the Soviet Asian frontier and tells of a rebellious young Mongol trapper who is set up as a "puppet leader... Read more

Ikiru (1952)

8.3/10
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyoko Seki

A brilliant study of a man who finds he is dying of cancer and determines to spend his final months giving meaning to his life by constructing a child... Read more

Imagine: John Lennon (1988)

7.9/10
Director: Andrew Solt

Subheaded the definitive film portrait. Lennon himself eerily narrates his life story, taken from the tapes he made previous to his murder. Culled fro... Read more

In Like Flint (1967)

6.2/10
Director: Gordon Douglas
Starring: James Coburn, Lee J Cobb, Jean Hale

Super-suave super spy James Coburn returns, this time he must fight a group of powerful female tycoons who have developed a way of brainwashing women... Read more

In Love And War (1987)

5.8/10
Director: Paul Aaron
Starring: James Woods, Jane Alexander, Haing S Ngor

Based on the true story of Navy pilot James B Stockdale who endured eight years as a Vietnam POW while his wife Sybil worked for his release back in t... Read more

In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

8/10
Director: Norman Jewison
Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates

Winner of five Oscars including Best Picture. Rod Steiger stars as a red neck sheriff who grudgingly accepts help from Sidney Poitier, a black big cit... Read more

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

7.2/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Julie Carmen, Sam Neill, Jurgen Prochnow, Charlton Heston

A masterful tale of terror starring Sam Neill, this is a homage to the great horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. It begins in an asylum where a madman await... Read more

In the Soup (1992)

7.1/10
Director: Alexandre Rockwell
Starring: Jennifer Beals, Steve Buscemi, Seymour Cassel, Will Patton, Carol Kane, Stanley...

A wonderfully bizarre comedy about a naive, ambitious writer (Steve Buscemi) who's penned a 500 page screenplay, and the eccentric flim-flam man (Seym... Read more

Indecent Proposal (1993)

5.8/10
Director: Adrian Lyne
Starring: Robert Redford, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson

Demi Moore is the wife on loan for the night to wealthy Robert Redford for the payment of one million dollars. A well-acted soap opera. With Woody Har... Read more

Independence Day (1996)

7/10
Director: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum

Who will save the Earth after huge alien spacecraft demolish the Empire State Building, the White House, downtown Los Angeles and most of the world's... Read more

The Indian Runner (1991)

7.1/10
Director: Sean Penn
Starring: David Morse, Viggo Mortensen, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Charles Bronson,...

A stunningly realised character study centering on the stormy relationship between a highway patrolman (David Morse) and his 'loose cannon' brother (V... Read more

Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom (1984)

7.6/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Kate Capshaw, Harrison Ford, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth, Philip Stone, Ke Huy Quan

Sequel to 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' with its two-fisted, whip-wielding hero, Dr Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) performing feats of derring-do in Singap... Read more

Indochine (1992)

7.1/10
Director: Regis Wargnier
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham

Set in 1930's French Indo-China this film studies the fascinating relation-ship between two women - a French mother and her adopted Indochinese daught... Read more

Innerspace (1987)

6.8/10
Director: Joe Dante
Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Martin Short, Fiona Lewis, Vernon Wells,...

A navy test pilot undergoes a miniaturization experiment and is accidentally injected into the body of a man. Oscar winner for Best Visual Effects. St... Read more

The Inspector General (1949)

6.9/10
Director: Henry Koster
Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates

Danny Kaye plays an illiterate in the 1800s who pretends to be a visiting bureaucrat in an Eastern European village. This entertaining romp co-stars W... Read more

The Interview (1998)

7.3/10
Director: Craig Monahan
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Tony Martin, Aaron Jeffery

A taut, thought-provoking thriller based around a duel between a suspected murderer and a detective pressed by people who want results. Its claustroph... Read more

Into Thin Air: Death On Everest (1997)

5.7/10
Director: Robert Markowitz
Starring: Peter Horton, Nat Parker, Richard Jenkins

In May 1996, Writer John Krakauer joined a party of experienced and amateur climbers - led by Everest veterans, American Scott Fisher and New Zealande... Read more

Ironweed (1987)

6.8/10
Director: Hector Babenco
Starring: Carroll Baker, Diane Venora, Fred Gwynne, Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Michael...

Oscar-nominated turns by Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson spark this somber Depression-era tale, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by William K... Read more

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

8.6/10
Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart, Donna Reed

Classic bittersweet comedy/drama that is the quintessential Frank Capra film. James Stewart is a banker living in the typical American small town of B... Read more

Ivan's Childhood (1962)

8.1/10
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring: E Zharikov, Kolya Burlaev, Valentin Zubkov

AKA 'My Name is Ivan'. Tarkovsky's debut feature was awarded 15 international prizes and is the haunting tale of a young boy caught up in the horrors... Read more

Jackie Brown (1997)

7.5/10
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton, Robe...

This flavourful adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel 'Rum Punch' is reset in Southern California. Pam Grier plays a flight attendant who's been traffi... Read more

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

7.5/10
Director: Adrian Lyne
Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pena, Danny Aiello

An original, highly psychological thriller that explores the thin line between reality and illusion. Jacob is a Vietnam veteran who becomes haunted by... Read more

Jagged Edge (1985)

6.5/10
Director: Richard Marquand
Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Peter Coyote

A publishing magnate (Jeff Bridges) is accused of the ritualistic slaying of his wife; an attorney (Glenn Close) is hired to defend him. They fall in... Read more

Jamon Jamon (1992)

6.5/10
Director: Bigas Luna
Starring: Penelope Cruz, Anna Galiena, Javier Bardem

A delightfully clever erotic black comedy about sex and food, which also serves to mirror Spanish society in transition. The scenario focuses on the v... Read more

Jane Eyre (1944)

7.4/10
Director: Robert Stevens, Robert Stevenson
Starring: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien

A very effective, atmospheric adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel. Joan Fontaine plays the spinsterish governess who takes a position on a... Read more

Jane Eyre (1995)

7.4/10
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: William Hurt, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anna Paquin

Franco Zeffirelli delivers with this adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's novel. Jane, tortured while at boarding school, finds happiness as a Governess -... Read more

Janis (1974)

7.8/10
Director: Howard Alk, Seaton Findlay
Starring: Janis Joplin

The short and electrifying career of singer Janis Joplin is chronicled in this biographical documentary. Using family photos, interviews and concert c... Read more

Jazz On A Summer's Day (1959)

8.1/10
Director: Bert Stern
Starring: Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Chuck Berry

This precursor to Woodstock is the granddaddy of all concert films, a chronicle of the Newport, Rhode Island Jazz Fest where music greats like Louis A... Read more

The Jazz Singer (1980)

5.8/10
Director: Richard Fleischer
Starring: Lucie Arnaz, Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier, Catlin Adams

Neil Diamond, in his first film role, is a powerhouse of emotion and song in this remake of the successful sound film from the late 1920s. Laurence Ol... Read more

The Jerk (1979)

7.2/10
Director: Carl Reiner
Starring: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams

Steve Martin made a very funny film debut in this wacky comedy about the misadventures of a terminally stupid young man. Watch out for the cat jugglin... Read more

Joe Kidd (1972)

6.5/10
Director: John Sturges
Starring: Robert Duvall, Clint Eastwood, John Saxon, Don Stroud

Clint Eastwood and Robert Duvall are at their best in this story of a gunman hired by a cattle baron to track down some Mexican Americans who are figh... Read more

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

5.6/10
Director: Robert Longo
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Ice-T

Keanu Reeves stars as a sci-fi courier with a difference. In the future they no longer handcuff couriers to the goods, they plant the goods in their h... Read more

Julius Caesar (1953)

7.4/10
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Starring: Marlon Brando, John Gielgud, James Mason, Louis Calhern, Edmond O'Brien, Greer G...

A superior adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of political power and honour in ancient Rome. Lavishly produced with Oscar Winning art direction-... Read more

Jungle Book (1942)

6.8/10
Director: Zoltan Korda
Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia

Original classic screen version of Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book, brought to you in wonderful colour. Directed by Zoltan Korda in 1942 this is the... Read more

The Jungle Book (Disney) (1967)

7.4/10
Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Voices Of, Louis Prima

A bright and tuneful Disney animated feature. This update of the Kipling tale pairs some fine comic voices with memorably drawn characters. The advent... Read more

Junior (1994)

4.6/10
Director: Ivan Reitman
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson

What a concept: 'The Terminator' with child! Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a scientist who impregnates himself with an embryo. With the help of Danny De... Read more

Junior Bonner (1972)

6.8/10
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