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Beetlejuice (1988)

Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis play Barbara and Adam Maitland - a young married couple who die in a car accident and return to...

Belly Of An Architect, The (1987)

Brian Dennehy stars as a self-obsessed middle-aged American architect travelling to Italy to supervise an exhibition about an 18th-century French architect. His work is subverted...

Best Friends (1982)

Burt Reynolds and Goldie Hawn play Hollywood screenwriters Richard Babson and Paula McCullen who have, for five years, been an unbeatable team as writers, lovers,...

Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, The (1982)

Film version of the hit Broadway musical about the legendary bordello known as The Chicken Ranch (because of a period in the brothel's history...

Best Of Times, The (1986)

Robin Williams and Kurt Russell play two of life's failures in this all-American whimsy set in small-town California. Bank manager Jack Dundee (Williams) lives in...

Betsy’s Wedding (1989)

In Betsy's Wedding, Alan Alda shows off and gives daughter Molly Ringwald a fabulous formal wedding. What happens next is every bride's nightmare. This is not...

Betty Blue (37°2 le matin) (1986)

If you have ever loved someone with great intensity - and against all common sense - you will understand this film perfectly. It is...

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Eddie Murphy's rise from street urchin to mega millionaire was swift, and it wasn't long before they were writing specially tailored vehicles for him,...

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Eddie Murphy is back in this sequel to the hit 1984 action comedy and the set pieces are even more spectacular - shame they forgot...

Big (1988)

Josh Baskin (David Moscow) is a 12-year-old New Jersey kid, madly in puppy love with an older blonde girl. Josh and best friend Billy head...

Big Business (1988)

Two sets of identical twins, separated at birth, converge in Manhattan on opposite sides of a corporate manoeuvre. Bette Midler plays twins born to rich...

Big Chill, The (1983)

Much imitated but never bettered, The Big Chill brought together a group of college friends who had known each other since the Sixties, in order...

Big Easy, The (1986)

In New Orleans, the steamy city of hot music and spicy food, the odd bribe is all in a day's work for unconventional cop...

Big Red One, The (1980)

The most ambitious war film in Samuel Fuller's career, a chronicle of his own First Infantry Division in World War II, The Big Red One was...

Big Top Pee-Wee (1988)

The Pee-Wee Herman in this sequel to 1985's Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985) is very much an adult. He has a great girlfriend - a school teacher named...

Big Trouble In Little China (1986)

An ancient Chinese magician who controls an evil empire beneath San Francisco's Chinatown has not had a woman in 2,000 years. He is looking...

Bigfoot & The Hendersons (1987)

This overly sentimental comedy from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment resembles a watered-down, terrestrial remake of ET (1982). It's a rehash of the old "innocent monster versus...

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Fun-loving, guitar-playing, history-flunking airheads Theodore "Ted" Logan and Bill S. Preston, Esquire, first came on the scene in 1989's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. A time-tripping...

Biloxi Blues (1988)

Number two in Neil Simon's autobiographical play trilogy reached the screen under the direction of Mike Nichols. This one is 'opened up' more than Brighton Beach...

Bird (1988)

If you only think of Clint Eastwood as two-fisted Dirty Harry, you have a major discovery in store for you . . . Pianist, jazz buff...

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*Batteries Not Included (1987)

The presence of the distinguished Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy makes this saccharine-sodden retread of Cocoon (1985) worth watching. They play residents of a doomed New York...

18 Again! (1988)

After an accident, 81-year-old Jack Watson (George Burns) find his birthday wish to be young again comes true, and his mind switches into the body of...

1984 (1984)

Based on the novel by George Orwell and set in the totalitarian future state of Oceania, this is the story of citizen Winston Smith...

2010 (1984)

Dazzling special effects and fancy space hardware dominate this follow-up to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Yet, there's no feeling of awe, mystery or imagination...

48 Hours (1982)

48 Hours is a Clint Eastwood movie without Clint Eastwood in it. Instead, it's got Nick Nolte, looking puffy and out of shape, as a...

52 Pickup (1986)

Elmore Leonard's clever screenplay and John Frankenheimer's staccato direction work effectively to bring about this chilling crime drama with colourful heroes and villains. Roy Scheider...

84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

84 Charing Cross Road is a true story in which Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins give distinguished performances as two strangers on opposite sides of...

9½ Weeks (1986)

The title is a reference to the duration of the relationship between self-absorbed yuppie Wall Street shark John (Mickey Rourke) and smart, divorced Soho...