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Barry Lyndon (1975)

Master director Stanley Kubrick turned to the 18th-century novel by William Makepeace Thackeray for this costume drama about an Irish rogue who climbs to...

Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1975)

Watching Barry McKenzie Holds His Own today it's difficult to believe that as a kid I was allowed to show this movie at my high school. The...

Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

The final picture in the superb five-part Planet Of The Apes series, Battle centres on a war that will decide who will finally dominate the planet. The chimpanzee Caesar...

Beast, The (1975)

The head of a failing French family thinks that fate has smiled down on him when the daughter of a wealthy man agrees to...

Because of the Cats (1973)

A 1973 Dutch-Belgian drama about a police inspector (Bryan Marshall) who investigates the activities of a group of young people (six men and six...

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Below-par Walt Disney musical about a good-natured witch, played by Lansbury, and some children who help the British war effort in the early 1940's. The...

Beguiled, The (1971)

The movie posters promised the kind of Eastwood film that in 1971 the general public could expect from their previous experiences: the unstoppable, victorious...

Behind The Green Door (1972)

Behind The Green Door starred former cheerleader and Junior Olympic diver Marilyn Chambers, whose credit as the ex-Ivory Snow Girl gave her virtually mythic qualifications...

Being There (1979)

Peter Sellers plays a mentally handicapped gardener named Chauncey Gardiner ("Chance"), raised and protected by a rich old eccentric who dies and leaves him bewildered...

Belstone Fox, The (1973)

This touching tale of the doomed friendship between a fox cub and the humanitarian huntsmen who reared him is a workmanlike adaptation of David...

Ben (1972)

Just your typical "boy-with-heart-condition meets highly-intelligent-killer-rat and reeks havoc on a small California town" story. This sequel to Willard (1971) is probably best known for its...

Beneath The Planet Of The Apes (1970)

Beneath The Planet Of The Apes opens where the original Planet Of The Apes movie (1968) closed. We find that not one but two spacecraft have actually landed on the...

Beneath The Valley of The Ultra-vixens (1979)

This quintessential sex comedy was Russ Meyer's last movie as director, and it's all here - insatiable mega-busty women, religion, necrophilia, comic violence, impotent bumbling men,...

Benji (1974)

In 1974, amidst The Towering Inferno, Earthquake, another Godfather movie and two comedy classics from Mel Brooks (Blazing Saddles and YoungFrankenstein), a little low-budget family film starring a scruffy dog snuck...

Best Pair of Legs in the Business, The (1973)

Capitalising on his remarkable success in On the Buses, Reg Varney took on the contrasting role of a third-rate seaside holiday camp entertainer dreaming...

Between The Lines (1978)

Boston's one-time underground newspaper The Back Bay Mainline is losing its excitement on the way to making a profit. The radical flavour is disappearing and...

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

It's ironic that this sequel to the blockbuster that initiated the disaster movie cycle should effectively finish off the genre and the career of...

Beyond The Valley of the Dolls (1970)

"The world is full of them - the super-octane girls who are old at twenty . . . If they get to be twenty!" In...

Big Bird Cage, The (1972)

The sequel to The Big Doll House (1971) is more of the same - a blaxploitation mix of broad humour, random violence and dodgy politics. Terry (Anitra Ford), a...

Big Bus, The (1976)

This film is about a nuclear-powered bus that is a cross between a 747 jetliner and the QEII. It's also a spoof of Hollywood disaster...

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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 women from Venus come to Earth to carry sperm back to their home planet. Alena...

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...