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Earthquake (1974)

This blockbuster disaster film had a dumb script and lacklustre acting, but great visual and aural effects. There are disasters galore as a massive earthquake...

Early Bird, The (1965)

With the dairy he works for threatened with closing after a large company (Consolidated Dairies) moves onto their turf, lone milkman Norman Pitkin (Wisdom)...

Eagle Has Landed, The (1976)

John Sturges’ entertaining adaptation of the Jack Higgins novel starts from a similar premise to that of Alberto Cavalcanti‘s Went the Day Well? Michael Caine (pictured...

Extremities (1986)

Is Extremities controversial or exploitative? There's a large helping of both as Farrah Fawcett escapes a would-be rapist (James Russo) only for him to...

Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn (1987)

Sam Raimi has the genius to play blood-squirting horror for laughs and this one - where the bloke replaces his severed arm with a...

Evil Dead, The (1981)

Cool horror flick starring B-movie king Bruce Campbell, and one of the first "video nasties" of the 80s. Adapting their own short called Within the Woods,...

Evil Angels (1988)

On the night of 17 August 1980, mother-of-three Lindy Chamberlain (Meryl Streep) watches a dingo carry her baby daughter, Azaria, from a tent near...

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)

An inspired account from Steven Spielberg of an alien who lands in a pine forest on the California coast and gets separated from his...

Escape To Victory (1981)

As a propaganda stunt, the Nazis arrange a football match during WWII between the national German team and a squad made up of prisoners...

Escape From New York (1981)

The year is 1997 (the future) and the island of Manhattan has been turned into the world's biggest free-for-all maximum security prison. There's only one...

Enemy Mine (1985)

In the distant future, the population of Earth is at war with the reptilian Draconians. Two pilots, one from each side, crash-land on a desolate...

Endless Love (1981)

Director Franco Zeffirelli did a castration job on Endless Love, reducing Scott Spencer's 1979 best-seller about the nature of sexual obsession to a soggy teenage...

Empire Strikes Back, The (1980)

The darkest of the original Star Wars trilogy, The Empire Strikes Back opens with a fantastic battle between the Rebels (the good guys) and Darth Vader's Evil Empire...

Elephant Man, The (1980)

Producer Mel Brooks hired David Lynch - connoisseur of the grotesque - to direct this touching story of a hideously deformed man in Victorian...

Electric Boogaloo (Breakdance 2) (1984)

This rapidly-released sequel to Breakdance (1984) finds the same lead characters using their dance talents once more to save their run-down community centre. Finding professional work...

Eating Raoul (1982)

Middle-class Los Angeles couple Paul and Mary Bland (brilliantly portrayed by coauthor and director Paul Bartel and Warhol superstar Mary Woronov) finance their dream...

Eat The Rich (1987)

When a waiter loses his job at trendy London restaurant 'Bastards', he plots with a band of revolutionaries to put its customers on the...

Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

Valley girl manicurist Valerie Dale (Geena Davis) initially thinks she is hallucinating when a spacecraft with three furry aliens crash-lands in her Los Angeles...

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Eyes Wide Shut stars ex-Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and his then wife Nicole Kidman, it is also the last film from Stanley Kubrick. The enigmatic...

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Tony Rome (1967)

The magnificent shots of Miami Beach, Florida, capture most of the interest in this slick private-eye tale. Frank Sinatra as ex-cop Tony Rome is fine,...

Mystery Train (1989)

A seedy Memphis hotel where each room is a shrine to Elvis Presley (whose spirit pervades the entire movie) is the focus for three stories...

Gods Must Be Crazy, The (1984)

What do you mean, you never heard of Botswana? It's an African territory. It's got the Kalahari Desert. It's even got a one-man movie...

Stone Killer, The (1973)

A rather violent crime film based on John Gardner's book, A Complete State of Death. Detective Lou Torrey (Charles Bronson) is transferred to Los Angeles and...

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...

Patton (1970)

Franklin J Schaffner's complex study of the "red-blooded" American General was co-written by Francis Coppola and managed at once to be intimate (the opening...

Chase, The (1966)

Just before Arthur Penn would change the landscape of the American film industry forever with Bonnie and Clyde (1967), he directed The Chase. Derided at...

Alex & The Gypsy (1976)

Jack Lemmon looks tired and unappealing in this cynical and grubby film about the torturous relationship between a baibondsman and a gypsy woman accused...