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To Sir, With Love (1966)

Academy Award winner Sidney Poitier scored his first film success as a belligerent student in The Blackboard Jungle (1955). In To Sir With Love, he returned to...

Urban Cowboy (1980)

Cowboys were all the rage in the US in 1980, thanks to that summer's smash hit at the box office, Urban Cowboy, starring John Travolta...

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...

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The (1969)

Period drama starring Maggie Smith in her Oscar-winning role as the eccentric Scottish teacher whose unorthodox views and teaching methods entrance pupils at an...

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...

Summer Love (1957)

The revenge of Rock, Pretty Baby (1956) as the Daley Combo takes the Order of the Bisons up on their offer to play a two-week gig...

Scanners (1981)

Evil Michael Ironside and derelict Stephen Lack are the leaders of two rival groups of telepaths - or "scanners" - in this modern horror...

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...

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,...

Reach for the Sky (1956)

While many of Hollywood's tales about heroism during the Second World War were tainted by smug patriotism and unwelcome sentiment, postwar British cinema tended...

Sand Pebbles, The (1966)

Engineer Jake Holman (Steve McQueen) arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of...

New Centurions, The (1972)

An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time...

Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny & Girly (1970)

Sexy, immature teenager Girly (Vanessa Howard) and her camera-wielding brother Sonny (Howard Trevor) bring home unsuspecting bums and hippies to their sprawling estate to...

Melinda (1972)

A slick, smooth-talking, womanising young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse, though, when...

Lipstick (1976)

Composer and music teacher Gordon Stuart (Chris Sarandon) brutally rapes the big sister of one of his students - top fashion model Chris McCormick (Margaux...

Rock, Pretty Baby (1956)

Released almost concurrently with Rock Around The Clock (1956), this teen vehicle was considered a much more respectable and sympathetic portrayal of teen life than the...

Point, The (1971)

This animated fantasy movie for grown-ups and children was conceived by singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson at probably the most prolific period of his career. Its music...

Monterey Pop (1971)

Monterey Pop was an excellent example of the definitive rock documentary movie in that it was able to stand back and film a concert and...

Times Square (1980)

Allan Moyle's cult feature of 1980 is a paean to teenage rebellion, telling the story of two girls who meet in a New York...

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Godfather: Part III, The (1990)

New York, 1979: Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) - diabetic and pushing 60 - wants out of his criminal empire in a search for respectability....

Biggest Bundle of Them All, The (1968)

Small-time crook Robert Wagner kidnaps deported Chicago mobster Vittorio De Sica in Naples. When no one offers to pay the ransom, the proud Mafioso takes...

Fistful of Dollars, A (1964)

After small parts in ten movies and seven years acting in TV's Rawhide, 34-year-old Clint Eastwood starred in this Italian/German co-production. The producers had originally wanted...

Fiddler On The Roof (1971)

The world of Fiddler On The Roof is the town of Anatevka, a small town in Russia (although the film was shot mostly on...

Daleks Invasion Earth – 2150 AD (1966)

This classic sixties sci-fi flick is loosely based on the story Dalek Invasion Of Earth which was the second TV adventure to feature the dreaded Daleks. Its...

When the Wind Blows (1986)

In this adaptation of Raymond Briggs's chilling cartoon book, elderly British couple Jim and Hilda Bloggs build a shelter and prepare for an impending...

Bitter Harvest (1963)

Having broken into Disney films in the late 1950s, Janet Munro suffered from typecasting for much of her tragically brief career (she died at...

Analyze This (1999)

Robert De Niro gives one of his best comedy performances to date in this feel-good Mafia tale from Groundhog Day (1993) director Harold Ramis. De Niro...