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Day of the Dead (1985)

Some months after their emergence, the zombies are everywhere in the ascendant, outnumbering the human population by 400,000 to 1. A depleted scientific research team...

Day Of The Jackal, The (1973)

In early 1963, having failed in its effort to kill General de Gaulle, the hard line French Secret Army Organization (OAS), under the leadership...

Day of the Locust, The (1975)

Based on Nathanael West’s 1939 novel of the same name, The Day of the Locust is an oft-forgotten entry into 1970s filmmaking obsessed by...

Day of the Triffids, The (1963)

A shower of meteorites produces a glow that blinds 99% of the population of the world. Enter the Triffids - sinister giant plants from space whose...

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The (1961)

Atomic explosions from nuclear testing by the Americans and Russians at the two poles put the Earth on a collision course with the Sun...

Day The Earth Stood Still, The (1951)

One of the most influential science fiction films of all time, 1951's The Day the Earth Stood Still was a parable for the nuclear age, a...

Day The Fish Came Out, The (1967)

Michael Cacoyannis's follow-up to his highly acclaimed Zorba the Greek (1964) couldn't have been more different, or more of a disappointment: a ham-fisted satire that...

Daydreamer, The (1966)

A fictional account of a teen-aged Hans Christian Anderson. In this film, young Hans runs away from home and each time he falls asleep he...

Dazed and Confused (1993)

Some of Hollywood's hottest young talent cut their teeth on this ultra-hip movie, among them Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, Milla Jovovich, Ben Affleck and...

Dead Calm (1989)

When Australian naval officer John Ingram (Sam Neill) and his young wife Rae (Nicole Kidman) chance upon suave American nutter Hughie Warriner (Billy Zane), a...

Dead End Drive-In (1986)

In the near future (the 1990s!) economic and environmental disasters have reduced society to chaos. To combat looting and marauding 'car boys', the authorities convert...

Dead Man (1995)

Offbeat Western starring Johnny Depp as penniless sissy Ohio accountant William Blake who arrives in the lawless Wild West town of Machine (where prostitutes...

Dead Man Walking (1995)

Sean Penn gives a chilling and mesmerising portrayal of sociopathy, as Matthew Poncelet, a trailer trash multiple killer on death row with no sense...

Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

A good-natured spoof, in glorious black and white, on the detective genre, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid attempted (with varying degrees of success) to recreate film...

Dead Poets Society (1989)

The year is 1959. John Keating (Robin Williams) is the new English professor at Welton Academy - a stuffy prep school tucked away in the...

Dead Ringers (1988)

David Cronenberg is not a director for the squeamish. In Dead Ringers he returns to his obsession with - and seeming disgust at - the human...

Dead Zone (1983)

Stephen King movies are a tricky lot - There have been over 40 movie and TV adaptations of his work, and for every Misery (1990) there is...

Deadfall (1968)

Michael Caine plays recovered alcoholic cat burglar Henry Clarke, who finds himself enticed into the home of Fe Moreau (Giovanna Ralli), where he discovers...

Deadlier than the Male (1966)

HC “Sapper” McNeile’s debonair adventurer hero “Bulldog” Drummond was updated here to capitalise on the James Bond phenomenon. Richard Johnson may be a bit stuffy...

Death Becomes Her (1992)

"I don't want to become one of the living dead in Beverly Hills," says plastic surgeon Bruce Willis in Robert Zemeckis' black comedy Death Becomes...