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Local Hero (1983)

A bunch of hard-nosed Houston oil developers invade a remote fishing village in Scotland with one self-serving purpose in mind - to rip off...

Lock Up Your Daughters! (1969)

Three sex-starved sailors pursue a series of lusty liaisons while on shore leave in 18th-century England in this period comedy starring Christopher Plummer and Susannah...

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a hilarious, highly entertaining heist romp that brings together cutthroat cardshark pornographers, naive drug dealers, ruthless (yet...

Logan’s Run (1976)

A good example of what passed for Sci-Fi before Star Wars (1977) was released. A real 70s vision of the future. It's the 23rd century (a century after...

Lolita (1962)

"How could they make a movie of Lolita?" the adverts for Stanley Kubrick's film demanded. The answer was, they did - up to a point. A...

Lolly-Madonna (1973)

Rod Steiger and Robert Ryan are the heads of the backwoods feuding families - the Feathers and the Gutshalls - in this variable drama. The two...

Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, The (1962)

A rebellious youth, sentenced to Ruxton Towers, a boy's reformatory, for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess...

Long Good Friday, The (1980)

A violent gangland crime thriller set over the course of a Good Friday weekend, directed by John Mackenzie from a screenplay by Barrie Keeffe. Bob...

Long Goodbye, The (1973)

Los Angeles detective Philip Marlowe (Elliott Gould) smells a rat when his friend Terry Lennox (Jim Bouton), whom he has just driven to Tijuana,...

Long Kiss Goodnight, The (1996)

A small-town housewife with amnesia (Geena Davis) who hires a private detective (Samuel L Jackson) to find out about her past life discovers that...

Long Riders, The (1980)

In post-Civil War Missouri, the James/Younger gang are heroes to the local people. When one of their number gets trigger-happy during a bank raid,...

Long Weekend (1978)

Peter (John Hargreaves) and his wife Marcia (Briony Behets) drive out of the city for a long weekend’s camping by the sea. They are...

Long, Hot Summer, The (1958)

Blue-eyed heartthrob Paul Newman first came to prominence in Martin Ritt’s The Long Hot Summer, an adaptation of three short stories by William Faulkner, one...

Long, Long Trailer, The (1953)

At the height of their fabulous fame, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz teamed up with veteran director Vincente Minnelli for this crisp, slick, and...

Longest Day, The (1962)

This epic film depicts the Allied invasion of Normandy on D-Day - the turning point of World War II, and in many ways the...

Longest Yard, The (1974)

Disgraced former pro football quarterback Paul Crewe is sent to prison after a drunken night to remember. The prison is run by Warden Hazen, a...

Look Back In Anger (1959)

This film version of John Osborne's landmark play stars Richard Burton as 'angry young man' Jimmy Porter, the brooding misogynist trapped in a dreary...

Looker (1981)

When two of his female patients die, plastic surgeon Doctor Larry Roberts (Albert Finney) is the chief suspect. Yet as he attempts to find...

Looking For Mr Goodbar (1977)

A prim young teacher of deaf children (Diane Keaton) seeks excitement in singles bars, drugs and one-night stands, with tragic results. Her quest for high-risk...