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Candy Snatchers, The (1973)

"It started as such a simple crime, but for 16-year-old Candy, dying would have been easier! Was a piece of Candy worth a fortune...

Candyman (1992)

Chicago student Helen Lyle (Virginia Madsen) is researching a paper on urban myths, including that of the Candyman, a spirit with a hook hand...

Cannery Row (1982)

A marine biologist - and former baseball player - befriends a group of down-and-outs, changing his life irrevocably in this drama based on the John Steinbeck...

Cannibal Girls (1973)

This Canadian-produced horror spoof by future SCTV stars starts when a young couple, Clifford (Eugene Levy) and his girlfriend Gloria (Andrea Martin,) experience car trouble and...

Cannibal Holocaust (1979)

A young American film crew vanishes in the Colombian rainforest while shooting an anthropology documentary. Their footage, found with their remains and boldly retrieved...

Cannonball Run, The (1981)

The Cannonball Run is a mindlessly stupid film, described by critic Jeffrey Lyons as making Smokey and the Bandit look like Richard III. Ostensibly about a cross-country motor race...

Canterbury Tales, The (1972)

Coming between The Decameron and Arabian Nights in Pier Paolo Pasolini's classic tales trilogy, this bawdy adaptation of Chaucer's 14th-century masterpiece outraged the purists. Pasolini...

Cape Fear (1962)

A grim thriller about Max Cady, an ex-convict who seeks revenge on Sam Bowden - the meek lawyer he believes responsible for his eight-year prison...

Cape Fear (1991)

Martin Scorsese's surprising remake of the 1962 Cape Fear affords a masterly demonstration of his technical virtuosity but eschews the creepy realism of the original to...

Caprice (1967)

The later movies of Doris Day now look like period artefacts: here she plays Patricia Foster - an agent ("The Spy Who Came in...

Capricorn One (1978)

Taking a popular conspiracy theory a stage further - did the Americans really land on the Moon, or did they fake it in a...

Captain Milkshake (1970)

Director Richard Crawford generated this profoundly-felt protest film about a young marine (Geoff Gage) on emergency leave from Vietnam falling in love with an...

Car Wash (1976)

A close-knit group of black employees at a Los Angeles car wash have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt one day,...

Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)

Drama set in Australia in the 1930s, about the struggle between two sisters for the custody of the young son of their dead sister. In...

Carlito’s Way (1993)

Ten years after Scarface (1983), Pacino and director Brian De Palma reunited here for another crime-doesn't-pay drama. Carlito Brigante is a Puerto Rican assassin and drug...

Carmen Jones (1954)

The legendarily beautiful and troubled African-American actress Dorothy Dandridge (pictured at right), like so many sex symbols, was a martyr to her beauty in...

Carnal Knowledge (1971)

This movie broke sexual taboos in the frankness with which it tackled its study of two college roommates and their sexual obsessions through two...

Carpetbaggers, The (1964)

George Peppard plays hard-driven industrialist Jonas Cord in Paramount's highest-grossing film of 1964. While Cord builds aeroplanes, directs movies and breaks hearts, his friends and lovers try...

Carrie (1976)

Adapted from a Stephen King novel, Carrie made telling use of split-screen techniques to follow cause and effect as it monitored the startling telekinetic powers of...

Carry On Abroad (1972)

Carry On Abroad (or 'What a package') concerns saucy carry-ons in the Spanish resort of Elsbels. Vic Flange (Sid James) plans to bunk off on a...