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Charade (1963)

8/10
Director: Stanley Donen
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn, Walter Matthau

This elegant Hitchcock-like thriller has Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn put through a maze of danger and suspense in Paris, as a group of men pursue He... Read more

Charlotte's Web (1972)

6.3/10
Director: Charles Nichols, Iwao Takamoto
Starring: Agnes Moorehead, Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde

One of the enduring children's films, this is a story of friendship and salvation, with Charlotte the spider trying to save her friend Wilbur the pig... Read more

Charly (1968)

7.1/10
Director: Ralph Nelson
Starring: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala

When a mentally retarded man named Charly (Cliff Robertson) undergoes experimental brain surgery, he is miraculously freed from the prison of his own... Read more

Children of the Corn (1983)

5.6/10
Director: Fritz Kiersch
Starring: Courtney Gains, Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton

A Stephen King horror story about a young couple who arrive in a small Iowa town controlled by demonic children. Cast includes Peter Horton and Linda... Read more

China Girl (1988)

6.1/10
Director: Abel Ferrara
Starring: Sari Chang, Richard Panebianco, David Caruso

A modern, bloody update of Romeo and Juliet from the director of 'Angel of Vengeance' and 'Bad Lieutenant'. James Russo and Sari Chang star. Read more

Chinatown (1974)

8.2/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Perry Lopez, John Hillerman, John Huston, Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Burt You...

Roman Polanski's classic detective yarn sees murder and scandal emerge from the drought of 1930s Southern California. Private Eye Jake Gittes (Jack Ni... Read more

Chinese Box (1997)

6.3/10
Director: Wayne Wang
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Gong Li, Maggie Cheung, Ruben Blades

Hong Kong's 1997 return to China is the setting for this romantic drama starring Jeremy Irons as a jaded journalist whose life is at crossroads and wh... Read more

Chocolat (1988)

7.4/10
Director: Claire Denis
Starring: Mireille Perrier, Emmet Judson Williamson

An elegant and extraordinarily beautiful film set in the expansive golden countryside of Cameroon. A young French woman returns to Africa and is haunt... Read more

Cinema Paradiso: Director's Cut (1988)

8.5/10
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Starring: Salvatore Cascio, Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin

A charming, bittersweet tribute to the power of movies which won 1989's Best Foreign Film Academy Award. A filmmaker returns to his Sicilian hometown... Read more

City Slickers 2: The Legend Of Curly's Gold (1994)

Director: Paul Weiland
Starring: Josh Mostel, Jon Lovitz, Daniel Stern, Billy Crystal, Jack Palance

This sequel to the sagebrush farce finds Billy Crystal heading back to the west with pal Daniel Stern and brother Jon Lovitz to search for treasure hi... Read more

A Civil Action (1999)

6.5/10
Director: Steven Zaillian
Starring: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, James Gandolfini

Based on a true story and focusing on a high-priced personal injury attorney (John Travolta) who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out o... Read more

Claire of the Moon (1993)

5/10
Director: Nicole Conn
Starring: Trisha Todd, Karen Trumbo, Faith McDevitt

When pop novelist Claire and lesbian sexual therapist Noel become roommates during a retreat for women writers, they make a poorly-matched pair. Spark... Read more

Clambake (1967)

5.5/10
Director: Arthur Nadel
Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Bill Bixby

Rich kid (Elvis) wants to get out from under father's all-controlling thumb, so he switches places with a water skiing instructor. Read more

The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

5.4/10
Director: Michael Chapman
Starring: Daryl Hannah, James Remar, Pamela Reed

The Neanderthal drama based on Jean Auel's popular novel casts Daryl Hannah as a beautiful outcast shunned by her tribe of swarthy cavemen. Determined... Read more

Class Action (1991)

6.4/10
Director: Michael Apted
Starring: Gene Hackman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Gene Hackman plays a dedicated attorney who on behalf of an injured motorist takes a powerful corporation to court - with his daughter Mary Elizabeth... Read more

Clear and Present Danger (1994)

6.9/10
Director: Phillip Noyce
Starring: Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Willem Dafoe

CIA superhero Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) becomes aware of an illegal government plot against Colombian drug dealers. Second Tom Clancy thriller to star... Read more

Cleopatra (1963)

7/10
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton star in this truly mammoth production filled with spectacle and a cast of thousands. The legendary story of the Qu... Read more

Cleopatra Jones (1973)

5.8/10
Director: Jack Starrett
Starring: Bernie Casey, Tamara Dobson, Brenda Sykes, Shelley Winters

Black, beautiful, brawny Tamara Dobson stars as Cleopatra Jones, the U.S. special agent with a style all her own! Plenty of violence and action as 6'2... Read more

Cliffhanger (1993)

6.4/10
Director: Renny Harlin
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker

Mountain rescue expert Sly Stallone is pitted against rotten John Lithgow and his gang who are after a hundred million dollars lost in the Rockies. (I... Read more

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

7.5/10
Director: Michael Apted
Starring: Beverly D'Angelo, Levon Helm, Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones

The film biography of country-western superstar Loretta Lynn. Sissy Spacek won an Academy Award for her performance as the lass from Butcher's Hollow.... Read more

The Cockleshell Heroes (1956)

6.7/10
Director: Jose Ferrer
Starring: Jose Ferrer, Trevor Howard, Victor Maddern

Inspired by a true story, the film follows a group of ten `canoe-commandos` who are taken, by sub-marine, close to the French coast. They must make a... Read more

Cocktail (1988)

5.8/10
Director: Roger Donaldson
Starring: Tom Cruise, Lisa Banes, Elisabeth Shue, Bryan Brown

A young arrival in the Big Apple (Tom Cruise) dreams of making his fortune but ends up working in a trendy Uptown bar where - under the tutelage of ma... Read more

Cocoon (1985)

6.7/10
Director: Ron Howard
Starring: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Steve Guttenberg, Jessi...

Ron Howard directs a fine batch of Hollywood's senior citizens, who find that the Fountain of Youth is located not far from their Florida retirement c... Read more

The Comancheros (1961)

6.9/10
Director: Michael Curtiz
Starring: John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin, Lee Marvin

An action classic from the director of 'Casablanca' about a member of the Texas Rangers who works undercover to foil a notorious gang of outlaws. Also... Read more

Coming Home (1978)

7.3/10
Director: Hal Ashby
Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Robert Carradine

A powerful look at the effects of the Vietnam war on the people at home. Jane Fonda falls in love with paraplegic Jon Voight while her husband (Bruce... Read more

Communion (1989)

5.7/10
Director: Philippe Mora
Starring: Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Joel Carlson

Based on the best-selling autobiographical account by Whitley Strieber, this drama of extraterrestrial encounters stars Christopher Walken as the writ... Read more

The Confessional ( Le Confessionnal ) (1995)

7.5/10
Director: Robert Lepage
Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Patrick Goyette, Ron Burrage

A man searches for lost relatives and missing pieces of family history, somehow linked to the making of Hitchcock's 'I Confess' in Quebec, 1953; past... Read more

Conspiracy Theory (1997)

6.7/10
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart

Jerry Fletcher (Mel Gibson) is a sometime New York cabbie and fulltime conspiracy buff. Julia Roberts is a federal attorney who refused to believe him... Read more

Cool World (1992)

4.8/10
Director: Ralph Bakshi
Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Kim Basinger, Brad Pitt

Gabriel Byrne plays an artist who is drawn into a bizarre cartoon universe where he meets the pen and ink girl of his dreams. Read more

The Court Jester (1956)

7.9/10
Director: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Starring: Glynis Johns, Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury

Danny Kaye has one of his best roles in this beloved comedy classic which rates as one of the funniest comedies of all time. To help restore the thron... Read more

Crazy Moon (1987)

6.6/10
Director: Allan Eastman
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Vanessa Vaughan, Peter Spence

Kiefer Sutherland, the son of Donald, stars in this off-beat comedy-drama-love story about a kid from the 80s who is obsessed by the 30s. He meets a s... Read more

Crimson Tide (1995)

7.3/10
Director: Tony Scott
Starring: Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, James Gandolfi...

As renegade forces seize control of nuclear weapons in Russia, the submarine USS Alabama sails into dangerous waters. Tensions rise when communication... Read more

Crocodile Dundee (1986)

6.5/10
Director: Peter Faiman
Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon

Paul Hogan is the laid-back Aussie adventurer who shows a pretty American reporter (Linda Kozlowski) around the bush country, then accompanies her to... Read more

Crooklyn (1994)

6.9/10
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly

An uplifting look at a family in a crowded but cosy Brooklyn neighbourhood in the 1970s, focusing on young Troy (Zelda Harris) who has a special relat... Read more

Cruel Intentions (1999)

6.8/10
Director: Roger Kumble
Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair

Kathryn (Sarah Michelle Gellar) makes a bet that her stepbrother Sebastian (Ryan Phillippe) won't be able to bed Annette (Reese Witherspoon), a virgin... Read more

Crusades: Volume 1 (1995)

8.3/10
Director: Alan Ereira, David Wallace
Starring: Presented By, Terry Jones

For 200 years the armies of Europe battled Muslim forces for control of the Holy Land (and its riches). Now the full story is told in exciting fashion... Read more

Cry Freedom (1987)

7.5/10
Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington

Stirring epic drama by Richard Attenborough ("Gandhi") that follows the friendship between white South African journalist Donald Woods (Kevin Kline) a... Read more

Cry, The Beloved Country (1995)

6.9/10
Director: Darrell Roodt
Starring: James Earl Jones, Richard Harris, Charles S Dutton

A stirring drama based on Alan Paton's acclaimed novel and starring James Earl Jones as a rural South African Priest who befriends Richard Harris, a m... Read more

Crying Freeman (1995)

6.5/10
Director: Christophe Gans
Starring: Mark Dacascos, Julie Condra, Rae Dawn Chong

A lethal samurai assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears to regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing t... Read more

Cul-de-sac (1966)

7.2/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Francoise Dorleac, Donald Pleasence, Lionel Stander, Jacqueline Bisset, Jack Mac...

A distinctly macabre comedy/thriller in which two gangsters (Lionel Stander and Jack MacGowran) are on the run, and seek refuge at an island castle of... Read more

Cutter's Way (1981)

6.9/10
Director: Ivan Passer
Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Nina Van Pallandt, Stephen Elliott

One of the most original American films of the last decade. Alex Cutter (John Heard) is the Vietnam veteran disfigured in the war. When his best frien... Read more

D.O.A. (1949)

7.4/10
Director: Rudolph Mate
Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler, Neville Brand

Well made thriller concerns Edmond O'Brien's attempts to find out who has given him a slow acting poison and why. Read more

D-Day The Sixth Of June (1965)

6.1/10
Director: Henry Coster
Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter

Captain Brad Parker (Robert Taylor) is an American officer on the front lines on June 6, 1944 - "D-Day" - when 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000... Read more

The Damned (1969)

7.6/10
Director: Luchino Visconti
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem

A gigantic allegory of the rise of Nazism through the decadent Krupp-like family; a baroque film which explores the dark cycles of violence and evil i... Read more

Dangerous Game (1993)

5.7/10
Director: Abel Ferrara
Starring: Madonna , Harvey Keitel, James Russo

Madonna is joined by James Russo and Harvey Keitel in this violent and intense psychodrama. Playing a film director, Harv pushes his art to ever great... Read more

Dangerous Minds (1995)

6.4/10
Director: John N Smith
Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Courtney B Vance, George Dzundza

Michelle Pfeiffer portrays LouAnne Johnson, a Marine turned teacher assigned to an inner-city classroom where no self respecting school ma'am would la... Read more

Dark Star (1974)

6.4/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Brian Narelle, Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Cal Kuniholm

A cult classic that began as a $6,000 project by a group of Californian students, 'Dark Star' is an earth spaceship on a mission to find and destroy a... Read more

The Dark Wind (1991)

5.7/10
Director: Errol Morris
Starring: Fred Ward, Gary Farmer, Lou Diamond Phillips, John Karlen

From the director of 'The Thin Blue Line', Lou Diamond Phillips plays Navajo cop Jim Chee, who uses his tracking instincts and knowledge of tribal mys... Read more

Darkman (1990)

6.4/10
Director: Sam Raimi
Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

A black, tongue-in-cheek movie influenced by old movies and comic books telling the tale of a scientist interrupted from his work developing plastic s... Read more

Dawn of the Dead (1978)

8/10
Director: George A Romero
Starring: Scott Reiniger, Ken Foree, Gaylen Ross, David Emge

As modern society is consumed by zombie carnage, four desperate survivors barricade themselves inside a shopping mall to battle the flesh-eating horde... Read more

Day of the Dead (1985)

7.2/10
Director: George A Romero
Starring: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joe Pilato

George Romero's third instalment in his 'Living Dead' series, following 'Night of the Living Dead' and 'Dawn of the Dead'. As the last camp of human... Read more

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

7.8/10
Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Billy Gray, Hugh Marlowe, Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Sam Jaffe

A spacecraft lands in Washington D.C. and an alien emerges, with a menacing robot whose destructive powers defy imagination. So begins the science-fic... Read more

Dead End (1937)

7.4/10
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Joel McCrea, Sylvia Sidney

Humphrey Bogart is outstanding as a vicious gangster on the run in this masterful, gripping drama directed by William Wyler and written by Lillian Hel... Read more

Dead Man (1995)

7.7/10
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, John Hurt, Lance Henriksen, Michael Win...

A one-of-a-kind stylish western written by director Jim Jarmusch, about a city accountant (Johnny Depp) who heads off to the wild west for job. When... Read more

Dead Ringers (1988)

7.3/10
Director: David Cronenberg
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Genevieve Bujold, Heidi Von Palleske

David Cronenberg does it again in this psychological horror film starring Jeremy Irons as a pair of disturbed, identical twin gynaecologists. A techni... Read more

The Dead (1987)

7.4/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Helena Carroll, Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Dan O'Herlihy, Donal Donnelly

The last film of great American director, John Huston, is a faithful and artful adaptation of a James Joyce story from 'The Dubliners'. The screenplay... Read more

The Dead Zone (1983)

7.2/10
Director: David Cronenberg
Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Martin Sheen, Colleen Dewhurst,...

Christopher Walken stars in this David Cronenberg film of a Stephen King thriller about a man with the ability to read the thoughts of others. A gift... Read more

Deep Cover (1992)

6.9/10
Director: Bill Duke
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Jeff Goldblum, Charles Martin Smith

An unrelenting noirish thriller about a cop (Larry Fishburne) who poses as a drug dealer and partners sleazy lawyer Jeff Goldblum who becomes seduced... Read more

The Defiant Ones (1958)

7.7/10
Director: Stanley Kramer
Starring: Theodore Bikel, Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier

Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture, Stanley Kramer's The Defiant Ones broke new ground by delivering its message of racial toler... Read more

Delius: Song of Summer (1968)

Director: Ken Russell
Starring: Max Adrian, Maureen Pryor, Christopher Gable

Perhaps the finest of the series of biographical films that Ken Russell made for the BBC in the Sixties, "Song of Summer" is an immensely moving story... Read more

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

6.7/10
Director: Delmer Daves
Starring: Victor Mature, Susan Hayward, Anne Bancroft

The story of Christian persecution in ancient Rome begun in 'The Robe' continues here as arena fighter Victor Mature pits his newfound faith against t... Read more

Detour (1945)

7.4/10
Director: Edgar G Ulmer
Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Tim Ryan

This noir masterwork was made on pennies by Edgar G. Ulmer,and focuses on a New York night club pianist hitchhiking to L.A. who is picked up by an ami... Read more

The Devil's Own (1997)

6.1/10
Director: Alan J Pakula
Starring: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Treat Williams, Margaret Colin, Ruben Blades, George H...

IRA assassin Brad Pitt escapes British surveillance and makes his way to America in order to obtain Stinger missiles from an illegal arms dealer. Stay... Read more

The Devil's Playground (1976)

6.8/10
Director: Fred Schepisi
Starring: Arthur Dignam, Nick Tate, Simon Burke, John Frawley

Termed 'a comedy of sympathy about the old Christian fear of sex' (David Elliott), 'The Devil's Playground' is directed by Fred Schepisi ('The Chant o... Read more

Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)

7.6/10
Director: Luis Bunuel
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Michel Piccoli, Georges Geret

This wicked adaptation of the Octave Mirbeau novel is classic Luis Bunuel. Jeanne Moreau is Celestine, a beautiful Parisian domestic who, upon arrival... Read more

Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995)

7.6/10
Director: John McTiernan
Starring: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L Jackson

After travelling across America to battle bad guys in the first two films, New York detective Bruce Willis gets to stay on his home turf this time out... Read more

Doctor In The House (1954)

6.7/10
Director: Ralph Thomas
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow, Kenneth More

This was the first in the 'Doctor' series spawned by Richard Gordon's novels about the antics of some medical students intent on studying beautiful wo... Read more

Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani (1984)

8.7/10
Director: Graeme Harper
Starring: Peter Davison, Nicola Bryant, Christopher Gable

Captured for arms-running on the mining planet of Androzani Minor, the Doctor and Peri are under sentence of death. Then a mysterious masked intruder... Read more

Doctor Who: The Dalek Invasion of Earth (1964)

8.7/10
Director: Richard Martin
Starring: William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill, Carole Ann Ford

Arriving in a devastated London in the middle of the 21st century, the Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan discover that the Daleks have invaded Earth. Wil... Read more

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

8/10
Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, James Broderick, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, Carol...

Incredible-but-true story of a loser who holds up a Brooklyn bank to raise money for his lover's sex-change operation, and sees simple heist snowball... Read more

Dogs in Space (1986)

6.6/10
Director: Richard Lowenstein
Starring: Chris Haywood, Michael Hutchence, Nique Needles, Saskia Post

Michael Hutchence, the lead singer of INXS, heads a cast of youthful performers in this Australian counter-culture drama. Alienated youths hang out in... Read more

A Doll's House (Fonda) (1973)

6.5/10
Director: Joseph Losey
Starring: Jane Fonda, Trevor Howard, David Warner, Edward Fox

Jane Fonda stars as Nora in Joseph Losey's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic play. Nora risks destruction in order to save her husband's health, an... Read more

Don Giovanni (1979)

7.7/10
Director: Joseph Losey
Starring: Ruggero Raimondi, John Macurdy, Kiri Te Kanawa

The tale of womaniser Don Giovanni and his servant Leporello. Giovanni's attempts to woo Donna Anna end in tragedy when he kills her father in a duel.... Read more

Don't Look Now (1973)

7.3/10
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Starring: Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Hilary Mason

Excellent psychic thriller about a married couple who, just after the accidental drowning of their young daughter, start having strange occurences in... Read more

The Doom Generation (1995)

6/10
Director: Gregg Araki
Starring: James Duval, Rose McGowan, Johnathon Schaech

Writer-director Gregg Araki knocks off 'Natural Born Killers' with this tale of three teen slackers who go on a cross-country sex-and-violence spree,... Read more

The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)

7.8/10
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Starring: Halina Gryglaszewska, Irene Jacob, Kalina Jedrusik

Two women with identical looks, birthdates and names unknowingly have their lives inter-connected in this beautifully crafted thriller. When one of th... Read more

Dragnet (1987)

5.9/10
Director: Tom Mankiewicz
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan, Alexandra Paul, Dabne...

Here are the facts, Ma'am: Dan Aykroyd is Sgt Joe Friday, following in his famed uncle's gumshoed footsteps. Tom Hanks is Friday's unconventional, wis... Read more

Dragon Fist (1979)

6.2/10
Director: Jackie Chan
Starring: Jackie Chan

Revenge. Honour. These two words become one in the mind of Kung-Fu artist Yuan as he seeks revenge for the death of his master. Jackie Chan stars. Read more

Dream With The Fishes (1997)

7/10
Director: Finn Taylor
Starring: David Arquette, Brad Hunt, Kathryn Erbe

Tells the slightly surreal story of a voyeuristic loner called Terry (David Arquette) whose final attempt to end it all is frustrated by a small time... Read more

Drop Dead Fred (1991)

5.9/10
Director: Ate De Jong
Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason

Comic fantasy starring Phoebe Cates as a recently divorced woman who calls on her imaginary childhood friend to help her out of dire emotional straits... Read more

Duck Soup (1933)

8/10
Director: Leo McCarey
Starring: The Marx Brothers, Margaret Dumont, Louis Calhern

In postage-stamp sized Freedoria, Prime Minister Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho) declares war on neighbouring Sylvania just for the hell of it in this sati... Read more

Duck Tales The Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990)

Starring: Scrooge McDuck

In this feature-length animated tale, Donald Duck and his nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie, have a series of adventures after receiving a magic lantern... Read more

Duel (1971)

7.7/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Dennis Weaver

Dennis Weaver stars as the travelling salesman driving through the American Southwest who wages a desperate battle for survival after he is mysterious... Read more

Earth vs the Flying Saucers (1956)

6.4/10
Director: Fred F Sears
Starring: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis

A B film elevated to near classic status with stunning special effects by Ray Harryhausen. After misinterpreting a message for peace from the initiall... Read more

Easy Rider (1969)

7.4/10
Director: Dennis Hopper
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Peter Fonda, Phil Spector

Counter-culture road movie with Dennis Hopper (also directing) and Peter Fonda getting out their choppers to travel across the Southwest. On their wa... Read more

Eat the Rich (1987)

6/10
Director: Peter Richardson
Starring: Lanah Pellay, Nosher Powell, Fiona Richmond, Kathy Burke, Robbie Coltrane, Katri...

In direct opposition to the advice of Jonathan Swift, (whose 'Modest Proposal' of 1729, suggested the Irish poor sell their children as livestock to e... Read more

El Dorado (1966)

7.6/10
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: James Caan, John Wayne, Paul Fix, Robert Mitchum, Edward Asner, Michelle Carey,...

Howard Hawks successfully reworks his "Rio Bravo" with John Wayne as a gunslinger who returns to El Dorado, which he visited a year before and found a... Read more

El Topo (1971)

7.5/10
Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky

Aka "The Mole." "I ask of film what most North Americans' ask of psychedelic drugs" said Writer, Director and star Alexandro Jodorowsky of this stunni... Read more

Eleni (1985)

6.9/10
Director: Peter Yates
Starring: Kate Nelligan, Linda Hunt, Oliver Cotton

Haunting images from the past and a present-day, thirst for justice and revenge fuel this true-life story directed by Peter Yates and based on author... Read more

Elvira Madigan (1967)

7.5/10
Director: Bo Widerberg
Starring: Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren

Is a simple and tragic story of a young Swedish officer who falls in love with a beautiful circus performer. Outstanding photography makes this film.... Read more

Emma (Paltrow) (1996)

6.7/10
Director: Douglas McGrath
Starring: Alan Cumming, Ewan McGregor, Greta Scacchi, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Northam, Jul...

The course of true love runs hilariously askew once would-be Cupid Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow) gets her hands on it in this grand adaptation of t... Read more

The Enemy Below (1957)

7.6/10
Director: Dick Powell
Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curt Jurgens, Theodore Bikel

Robert Mitchum and Curt Jurgens match wits in this acclaimed WW II submarine chase film. A tense and compelling study of bravery in unforgiving circum... Read more

An Evening with Robin Williams (1982)

8/10
Director: Don Mischer
Starring: Robin Williams

Off the wall and unglued like you've never seen him before! The inspired lunacy of Robin Williams is captured live in concert on his home turf - The G... 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

Key Largo (1948)

7.9/10
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)

7/10
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)

6.5/10
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)

6.6/10
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)

5.9/10
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)

7/10
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)

6.6/10
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)

8.3/10
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)

6.1/10
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)

4.8/10
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)

7.1/10
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)

7.5/10
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)

8/10
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)

7.2/10
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)

7.6/10
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)

7.7/10
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)

8.1/10
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)

7/10
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)

7.2/10
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