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Death In Venice (1971)

Dirk Bogarde was at his finest as the dying composer rediscovering forbidden fruit in this dramatisation by director Luchino Visconti of the novella by Thomas Mann. Bogarde's...

Death Journey (1976)

Fearful that their star witness might be murdered, two attorneys hire a protector to bring him from Los Angeles to New York. Jesse Crowder (Fred...

Death Line (1972)

In this highly recommended horror movie, reactionary cop Donald Pleasence investigates mysterious disappearances in the London Underground and makes the startling discovery that a...

Death On The Nile (1978)

Peter Ustinov takes over from Albert Finney as pernickety Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot in this solid, star-studded dramatisation of Agatha Christie's paddle-steamer mystery, as...

Death Race 2000 (1975)

Set in the America of the future, the defending champion of a nationally televised Transcontinental death road race - where contestants gain points by...

Death Wish (1974)

This sleazy and highly controversial crime thriller finally made Charles Bronson a star in America, and set a regrettable trend for trashy and ultra-violent...

Deathmaster, The (1972)

A coffin washed ashore on a Californian beach contains the corpse of Khorda, a vampiric guru. Resurrected, the undead fiend takes over the head of...

Deathtrap (1982)

Sidney Bruhl's reputation as a playwright is on the line when another of his plays is panned by the critics. Admitting that he would...

Debbie Does Dallas (1978)

Debbie Benton (Bambi Woods) is the captain of her high school cheerleading squad and has been accepted to try out for the Texas Cowgirls. Her...

Deconstructing Harry (1997)

Woody Allen's tumultuous private life seems to spill sourly into this bad-taste story about a novelist, Harry Block (Allen), whose friends and relatives are...

Decoy For Terror (1967)

No-budget Canadian horror flick (also known as The Playgirl Killer) about a deranged artist with a nasty habit of killing and freezing his models when...

Deep End (1970)

This quirky black sex comedy is one of the great lost films of the late 1960's. From Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski, Deep End captures the...

Deep Impact (1998)

TV reporter Jenny Lerner (Téa Leoni, pictured at right) believes she is tracking down a sex-scandal story of Presidential indiscretion, until she discovers a huge comet...

Deep Six, The (1958)

When Alan Ladd turned producer/star through his Jaguar company just after his career peaked with Shane (1953), he stuck to formula film-making with old cronies. The...

Deep Throat (1972)

Linda Lovelace (pictured above) received plenty of notoriety for her performance in Deep Throat, the first hardcore porn film to be released in commercial movie houses...

Deep, The (1977)

The second of a watery trilogy of films deriving from the novels of Peter Benchley (Jaws came before it in 1975, and The Island after in 1980). Jacqueline...

Deer Hunter, The (1978)

One of America's first attempts to deal with the Vietnam War on film, Michael Cimino's masterpiece is long and richly rewarding. It seemed America was...

Defector, The (1966)

Montgomery Cliff (in his last role) plays James Bower, an American physicist visiting West Germany who's recruited by a shady CIA agent, played by...

Defending Your Life (1991)

Writer-Director Albert Brooks plays Daniel Miller, a divorced L.A. advertising executive who dies in a crash with a bus while driving his BMW convertible...

Defiant Ones, The (1958)

A self-avowed "message" picture, Stanley Kramer's The Defiant Ones deploys a potent symbol of American race relations: two convicts, one white and one black (Tony Curtis...