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Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle, The (1980)

The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle was Malcolm McLaren's self-aggrandizing rewrite of recent history. His beloved Sex Pistols figured only as puppets, with McLaren tugging...

Great Muppet Caper, The (1981)

A frog and a bear as identical twins? A pig fashion model? Only in the world of Jim Henson's Muppets could anyone get away...

Grease 2 (1982)

This unprepossessing sequel to the massive John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John hit is notable for a great title song by the Four Tops and a then...

Gothic (1987)

Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Godwin Shelley and other literary luminaries gather at a Geneva villa in 1816 for a night of weird...

Gorillas In The Mist (1988)

The true story of Dian Fossey, the anthropologist who spent twenty years with the rare mountain gorillas of Rwanda, is an exhilarating film that...

Goonies, The (1985)

It didn't earn half as much money as fellow 80s family films like Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988) or E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), but for some reason, it...

Good Morning Vietnam (1987)

Good Morning Vietnam is a long, rambling and rather pointless vehicle for the multifaceted comic genius Robin Williams, but his performance is a one-man tour...

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...

Girls Just Want To Have Fun (1985)

American teen flicks are never short of clichés, and this musical comedy is no exception, packing in most of the genre conventions on the...

Get Crazy (1983)

A long-time employee of the legendary music venue Fillmore East in New York, director Allan Arkush was the right man for this rock-flavoured satire. A...

Gandhi (1982)

Richard Attenborough's powerful account of the saintly Indian leader picked up eight Oscars and drew breathless praise from critics, partly for Ben Kingsley's quietly...

Gardens Of Stone (1987)

Set in Virginia in 1968, Gardens of Stone stars James Caan as Sgt Clell Hazard - a decorated combat veteran whose ambivalence towards the war in Vietnam and...

Gallipoli (1981)

Australian filmmaker Peter Weir re-created the tragic and notorious World War I debacle of Gallipoli - a blundered campaign that saw the massacre of...

Groundhog Day (1993)

Mean-spirited TV weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day festival at a small town called Punxsutawney, in Pennsylvania. Stranded by...

Grosse Point Blank (1997)

Martin Q Blank (Cusak) is a hitherto successful hit man who has just hit burnout. After a bungled job, he gets the chance to...

Grifters, The (1990)

Abounding in suspense, eroticism and dark comic twists, this is a subtle and stylish film noir about three con artists or "grifters," set in a stylised Southern...

Green Mile, The (1999)

As the story begins, a very old man begins to relate his story to a friend at a nursing home. He tells his companion about...

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Winning an Oscar for Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's screenplay, Good Will Hunting is about Will Hunting (Damon), a wrong-side-of-the-tracks janitor at top college MIT, who...

Goodfellas (1990)

With this epic, Martin Scorsese returned to the world of tough-talking Italian-American hoods featured in Mean Streets (1973), following 30 years in the lives of a...

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Private War of Major Benson, The (1955)

Major Bernard Benson (Charlton Heston), noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking, is given a choice to be drummed out of the Army...

Private Benjamin (1980)

Widowed on her wedding night, sheltered socialite Judy Benjamin proves susceptible to a persuasive recruitment officer extolling the joys of life in the "new"...

Hill, The (1965)

Tensions mount at an African military compound during World War II when a sadistic commandant begins brutalising the prisoners. One man dies of exhaustion and...

Work Is a Four Letter Word (1967)

David Warner and scouse songbird Cilla Black star in this delightfully-absurd film, set in a near future dominated by automation. Young Valentine Brose (Warner) is on...

Pleasure Girls, The (1965)

In the Swinging Sixties, aspiring model Sally Feathers arrives in London and shares a house with three other girls who all have complicated love...

Distant Thunder (1988)

A troubled Vietnam veteran (John Lithgow) deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after living like an animal...

Sound Of Music, The (1965)

The Sound of Music was released in 1965, but its legacy and popularity have endured to the present day. The film was based on the real-life...

Satan’s Sadists (1969)

The Satans are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor (Russ Tamblyn). The gang stop at a diner in the middle the California desert...