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Goodbye Girl, The (1977)

Paula McFadden (Marsha Mason), a twice-deserted single mother and ex-dancer with a 10-year-old daughter, seems fated to be the 'goodbye girl' whom lovers find...

Demon Seed (1977)

An unusual science fiction thriller, Donald Cammell's Demon Seed casts Julie Christie as child psychologist Susan Harris, whose marriage with her computer scientist husband, Alex (Fritz Weaver)...

Carry On Matron (1972)

The fourth Carry On with a hospital background, and the 23rd in the series, concerns a plot by petty criminals Sid James, Kenneth Cope and Bernard...

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...

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...

Caged Heat (1974)

The original woman's prison movie. We've got fat prison guards, some lesbian action, a wicked warden, and a prison doctor who likes to "experiment"...

Rockers (1978)

At its best, Rockers, a picaresque reggae romp, is an enjoyable wallow in Kingston (Jamaica) slum culture. The star, Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, has an engaging, deadpan...

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,...

Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)

1930s superman Doc Savage (Ron Ely) and his five assistants - the Amazing Five - are sucked into the mystery of Doc's father disappearing...

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)

Rock 'n' Roll High School is a musical comedy - a genre that all but died out in the 1960s. However, a soundtrack featuring The...

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...

Odd Angry Shot, The (1979)

When The Odd Angry Shot was released in 1979, it came in for a good deal of misdirected critical flak because it wasn't a different kind...

Abigail’s Party (1977)

The best British television comedy of 1977 was not exactly written. Abigail's Party was the BBC's first full-length play where much of the dialogue was improvised. The...

Patrick (1978)

"He's In A Coma . . . Yet He Can Kill" promised the tagline for the 1978 Australian film Patrick, helpfully establishing both the...

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Fifteen years after the successful release of the classic 1964 film Zulu, a long-planned prequel finally made it to the cinemas. In 1879 South Africa,...

California Dreaming (1979)

A young man arrives on the Californian coast intending to pay tribute to his dead brother and decides to make a new life for...

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...

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...

Flesh for Frankenstein (1974)

Explicit blood-letting and violence overwhelm this shockingly funny Italian-American exposé of the venal grime behind Victorian aristocracy from director Paul Morrisey, who shot the...

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...

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Vampire Lovers, The (1970)

The Vampire Lovers was Hammer’s first and only co-production with Hollywood’s leading horror specialists - American International - who had been responsible for most...

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...

Zachariah (1970)

This offbeat and satirical rock Western was co-written by members of America's ever-so-hip Firesign Theatre and boasts appearances by a whole host of contemporary musicians, including...

California Dreaming (1979)

A young man arrives on the Californian coast intending to pay tribute to his dead brother and decides to make a new life for...

Big Sleep, The (1978)

An ITC/ATV movie, directed by Michael Winner and based on the Raymond Chandler novel with Oliver Reed starring as Eddie Mars, a Small-time gangster...

Playbirds, The (1978)

The Playbirds was one of a series of films produced by David Sullivan, and its story takes place within a porn empire managed by an...

Salò (120 Days of Sodom) (1975)

Relocating the Marquis de Sade's notorious novel to wartime Italy, this film has become synonymous with sexual deviance and bestial violence. Yet, Pier Paolo Pasolini...

Longest Yard, The (1974)

Disgraced former pro football quarterback Paul Crewe is sent to prison after a drunken night to remember. The prison is run by Warden Hazen, a...