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Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, The (1979)

Confusion abounds when Amos and Theodore (Conway and Knotts), incompetent outlaws trying to go straight, are mistakenly identified as bank-robbing desperadoes (while trying to...

Apple Dumpling Gang, The (1975)

Three orphan kids strike gold in 1878 California in this better-than-average Disney romp. Meanwhile, a con man agrees to take possession of some property...

Aristocats, The (1970)

An inventive cartoon feature by the Walt Disney studios about a cat (Duchess) and her three kittens (Berloiz, Toulouse and Marie) who are abandoned...

Assault (1970)

Suzy Kendall and Lesley Anne-Down star in a brutal British crime thriller about a vicious rapist-murderer on the prowl near an all-girls school in...

Assault On Precinct 13 (1976)

In the Los Angeles ghetto of Anderson, six young gang members are shot dead by police. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Ethan Bishop is given the easy...

Asylum (1972)

While visiting an asylum, a young doctor (Robert Powell) learns the bizarre and disturbing case histories of several patients in a collection of four...

At The Earth’s Core (1976)

Sci-Fi thriller following a Victorian-era expedition beneath the earth's surface, where prehistoric beasts and warriors await. Victorian explorer Doug McClure and fidgety scientist Peter Cushing...

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978)

Few filmmakers have the guts (or the gall) to actually try to make a bad film. John De Bello was one of the bold...

Au Pair Girls, The (1974)

Veteran director Val Guest decided in the early 1970s to venture into the then popular market of sex comedies, and having watched Danish box-office...

Audrey Rose (1977)

Before The Silence of the Lambs (1991) revitalised his career, Anthony Hopkins hammed it up in less successful movies like Audrey Rose. Directed by Robert Wise...

Avanti! (1972)

Avanti! is Italian for "enter" and Billy Wilder's most neglected masterpiece is a sublime romantic comedy which is as sensitive as it is hilarious. Jack Lemmon is...

Avenging Disco Godfather, The (1979)

Retired cop Tucker Williams (Rudy Ray Moore) becomes a celebrity DJ - the Disco Godfather - at the Blueberry Hill disco. All is well until...

Baby, The (1973)

Ann Gentry, a social worker who recently lost her husband, investigates the strange Wadsworth family - mother, two grown daughters (Germaine and Alba) and...

Bad News Bears, The (1976)

"The coach is waiting for his next beer. The pitcher is waiting for her first bra. The team is waiting for a miracle. Consider...

Bad Ronald (1974)

The 1974 made-for-tv movie is a psychological thriller about a teenage murderer hidden inside the walls of a Victorian home in Oakland, California. When Ronald Wilby,...

Badlands (1973)

The story of a rock & roll Romeo and Juliet circa 1959, Kit (Martin Sheen) is a self-obsessed 25-year-old garbage man from Fort Dupree,...

Ballad of Cable Hogue, The (1970)

Rugged prospector Cable Hogue (Jason Robards) is double-crossed and abandoned in the desert without water by his two partners, but an entrepreneurial opportunity arises...

Bananas (1971)

Not everyone can stomach Woody Allen films but, fan or not, you're sure to get a few laughs out of this one. Actor-writer-producer-director Allen is...

Bang The Drum Slowly (1973)

Robert De Niro and Michael Moriarty stand out in this film version of Mark Harris' novel about Bruce Pearson (De Niro), a clumsy, oafish, country boy...

Barefoot Executive, The (1971)

In Disney's The Barefoot Executive, a chimpanzee becomes head of programming at a TV station (insert your own joke here). A young Kurt Russell, already...

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10 (1979)

George Webber (Dudley Moore) is a composer facing a midlife crisis. He escapes the headaches (and toothaches) of Los Angeles to the beaches of...

10 Rillington Place (1971)

Based on Ludovic Kennedy’s 1961 non-fiction book of the same name, this film was a sombre, articulate, and chilling dramatisation of the infamous murders...

11 Harrow House (1974)

A nonchalant young American merchant, Howard R. Chesser (Charles Grodin), travels to London on one of his frequent trips to 11 Harrowhouse; the offices of...

1941 (1979)

1941 is a stupid farce based on a stupid idea: What would have happened if, after bombing Pearl Harbor, the Japanese had gone on to...

200 Motels (1971)

Taking a leaf out of the cute anarchy of A Hard Day's Night (1964), directors Frank Zappa and Tony Palmer invest Zappa's own music (performed...

2069: A Sex Odyssey (1974)

Disguised as the French Olympic ski team, a squad of beautiful, sensuous women from Venus come to Earth to carry sperm back to their...

40 Carats (1973)

After a brief holiday romance in Greece, Ann Stanley (a woman of 40) finds romance with 20-year-old Peter Latham in this comedy drama. Ann does...

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

It seems as if an entire regiment of movie notables appears in this $26 million epic based on Cornelius Ryan's bestseller about a disastrous...