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Billion Dollar Brain (1967)

Following The Ipcress File (1965) and Funeral in Berlin (1966), producer Harry Saltzman turned to up-and-coming British director Ken Russell to direct Billion Dollar Brain and wound up with the...

Billy Liar (1963)

Billy Fisher (Tom Courtenay's finest hour) is stuck in a dead-end job - he's a clerk at Shadrach & Duxbury's Funeral Emporium in the...

Bird Man of Alcatraz, The (1962)

Burt Lancaster played the famous 'Birdman' Robert Stroud, a man serving a life sentence at Alcatraz who takes comfort from birds (the feathered kind). In...

Birds, The (1963)

A tense and terrifying thriller crafted by the master of the suspense genre, Alfred Hitchcock. Beautiful blonde Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) buys lovebirds for Lawyer...

Bitch, The (1979)

Dreadful but equally commercially successful sequel to the tedious kitsch classic, The Stud (1978). Joan Collins reprises her role as the sex-mad diva for further sleazy...

Blackbeard’s Ghost (1968)

Elsa Lanchester, a descendant of the famed pirate, is in danger of losing her home to a group of greedy racketeers, who want to...

Blackboard Jungle (1955)

During the 1950s, the United States and its mouthpiece, Hollywood, seemed to see threats around every corner. If it wasn't the Commies, then it was...

Black Caesar (1973)

Fred Williamson portrays Tommy Gibbs, a ruthlessly ambitious young man who climbs to the top of the New York crime syndicate by first wooing...

Black Christmas (1974)

Bob Clark's imaginatively nasty low-budget Canadian slasher traps a group of college students in the snow-dusted sorority house of Sigma Lamba Chi, where they...

Black Hole, The (1979)

The Black Hole was Disney's attempt to cash in on Star Wars mania and the studio's most ambitious and costly production to date. The story about a spaceship...

Black Orpheus (1959)

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, this restaging by Marcel Camus of the...

Blacula (1972)

  1972 was a big year for Blaxploitation movies (also seeing the release of Superfly and Barry Shear's Across 110th Street). But this movie probably tops the bizarre-o-meter...

Blair Witch Project, The (1999)

Shot on video by its lead actors, and largely improvised, The Blair Witch Project looks like a student film. Yet not since Easy Rider (1969) has an independent film...

Blast-Off Girls (1967)

Sleazy promoter Boojie Baker (Dan Conway) manipulates all those around him, including his rock band, The Big Blast. When the band becomes disenchanted, Boojie...

Blazing Saddles (1974)

The movie which made motion picture history by introducing farting to the big screen. Rescued from a railroad-gang, Black Bart (Cleavon Little) is appointed sheriff...

Bless This house (1972)

Based on the popular TV series, this motion picture version revolved around Sid's attempt at do-it-yourself decorating, which starts a feud between the Abbots and...

Bliss Of Mrs Blossom, The (1968)

Shirley MacLaine stars in this otherwise all-British comedy, written by Alec Coppel and Denis Norden and directed by Joseph McGrath. She plays the wife of...

Blob, The (1958)

The face of drive-in horror turned gooey in 1958's The Blob. Actually, the title creature had no face at all -or arms, legs or any...

Blood Feast (1963)

"You'll recoil and shudder as you witness the slaughter and mutilation of nubile young girls . . ." Herschell Gordon Lewis' gruesome and graphic oddity...

Blood of Dracula (1957)

The ever-popular tale was given a new twist in Blood Of Dracula by being set in a girls' school. Nancy, an aggressive pupil at an all girls...

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God Told Me To (1976)

New Yorkers commit a series of motiveless murders: a sniper shoots people from a water tower; a father murders his entire family; a cop...

East of Eden (1955)

Wild adolescent Cal Trask finds out that his mother, long believed dead, is actually running a brothel in a nearby town. The discovery proves...

Lost In Space (1998)

This big-budget screen version of Irwin Allen's cult 1960s TV series is a charmless if flashy affair under the direction of Stephen Hopkins. The Robinson...

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)

Wonka Bars and golden tickets, Oompa Loompas and a chocolate river, snozzberries and lickable wallpaper, golden eggs and everlasting Gobstoppers . . . This was...

Up Jumped A Swagman (1965)

This marvellously entertaining, tongue-in-cheek musical romp stars Frank Ifield as a talented young Australian singer who moves to London in search of his big...

Corpse Grinders, The (1971)

When the Lotus Cat Food Company find themselves in financial trouble the owners decide to turn to the local graveyard for a new, cheap source...

Sandwich Man, The (1966)

Mild-mannered widower Horace Quilby is a 'Sandwich Man' who carries a sandwich-board on behalf of Finklebaum and O'Casey - dealers in 'misfit clothing' - and...

Percy’s Progress (1974)

When a US Air Force plane crashes into the sea with a load of chemicals and contaminates the world's water supply, it is discovered...