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As Good As It Gets (1997)

Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) is a bitter, homophobic bigot suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. He insults everyone, lives alone, and writes trashy novels for a living. The staff...

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

It's swinging 1967. The vicious though childish Dr Evil (Myers) - who has failed to kill his arch-enemy, British secret agent Austin Powers (also...

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

When its predecessor, Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery, was released in 1997 nobody took much notice initially, but the often puerile comedy went on...

Avengers, The (1998)

The cult 1960s TV series gets royally shafted by Hollywood in this stunningly designed blockbuster that's stunningly awful in every other department. Ralph Fiennes and...

Awakenings (1990)

This true story is adapted from a 1973 book by Dr Oliver Sacks, a clinical neurologist who in a New York hospital in 1969...

Babe (1995)

This Australian family comedy, based on Dick King-Smith's book The Sheep-Pig, came out of nowhere to enchant millions around the world, converting many small...

Babysitter, The (1995)

Beautiful high-school student Jennifer starts babysitting for the wealthy Tucker family, only to inspire the fantasies of the alcoholic father and arouse jealousy in...

Back To The Future: Part 3 (1990)

Director Robert Zemeckis's blockbusting trilogy went slightly off the rails with the second segment, but it got right back on track (literally) with this...

Backbeat (1994)

The early days of The Beatles in Hamburg provide a colourful backdrop for the story of Stuart Sutcliffe (Stephen Dorff), the original Beatles bassist...

Backdraft (1991)

Conceived as an expensive look at the lives of firefighters, something burned up in the process between script and final cut. In the ashes,...

Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

As a rule Hollywood portrays the mentally disabled as quaint, likeable, quirky and entirely benign people who occasionally say the wisest things. No wait,...

Bad Lieutenant (1992)

Sodom here is the New York City of blood-splattered car hijacks and crack dens. Drugs, alcohol, spiralling debt and religious visitations are sending an NYPD...

Barb Wire (1996)

Once upon a time, comic book films were not always expected to be sophisticated works of classy entertainment. Still, Barb Wire is totally inept and inert. Busting...

Basic Instinct (1992)

Basic Instinct is a gimmicky thriller about a lesbian ice-pick killer on the rampage in San Francisco, although the plot is as illogical as the...

Batman & Robin (1997)

The movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr Freeze ("you ah not sendink ME to der cooler!") which killed the Batman series for a decade . ....

Batman Forever (1995)

Unlike the Tim Burton pictures, the Batman concept is treated here as a joke. The very first deadpan line from Batman (now a dead-faced Val...

Batman Returns (1992)

Batman Returns pits the Dark Knight of Gotham City against a new gang of villainous fiends. Oswald Cobblepot (Danny De Vito) - alias The Penguin - is a...

Being John Malkovich (1999)

When unfortunate street puppeteer Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) starts a job at a Manhattan firm he discovers a small door hidden behind a filing...

Benny & Joon (1993)

Mechanic Benny (Aidan Quinn) has devoted his life to taking care of his younger mentally ill sister Joon (Mary Stuart Masterson). When their part-time housekeeper...

Big Lebowski, The (1998)

Jeff 'the Dude' Lebowski (Bridges) is an easy-going man. His life in LA is ultra laid back and his response to most of life's...

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101 Dalmatians (1996)

Disney updated its classic animated tale with this live-action version starring a deliciously over-the-top Glenn Close (pictured at right) as infamous villain Cruella De...

12 Monkeys (1995)

The year is 2035 and an unknown virus has wiped out most of humanity. The few survivors live in a grim subterranean city beneath Philadelphia. Haunted by...

A Few Good Men (1992)

Tom Cruise is a brilliant but lazy Navy lawyer assigned to defend two young Marines accused of murdering a member of their own platoon...

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective (1994)

The main purpose of this movie is to showcase the antics of its star, Jim Carrey. He plays a modern day Doctor Dolittle-style gumshoe who...

Addams Family Values (1993)

This delightful follow-up to The Addams Family (1991) is blessed with an even blacker vein of humour than the original. Gomez and Morticia (Raul Julia and...

Addams Family, The (1991)

Hollywood's plundering of classic TV series has produced its fair share of turkeys, but this is a glorious exception. This is partly owing to director...

Adventures of Ford Fairlane, The (1990)

Controversial sexist comic Andrew Dice Clay crashed and burned in an awkward misstep from action director Renny (Die Hard 2: Die Harder) Harlin. The over-hyped...

Adventures of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert, The (1994)

Out of the closet and into the mainstream, this film raised gay culture to moderately new heights of respectability in the suburbs of heterosexual...