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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...

Patrick (1978)

"He's In A Coma . . . Yet He Can Kill" promised the tagline for the 1978 Australian film Patrick, helpfully establishing both 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...

Petersen (1974)

Tony 'Jock' Petersen (Jack Thompson), an electrician and ex-Australian Rules footballer, decides in his 30's to go to university to study English. Married to Susie...

Pickup on South Street (1953)

The film begins in the sticky heat of a New York subway train. Candy (Jean Peters), her bored face covered with a film of...

Pirate Movie, The (1982)

  Two of America's hottest young stars joined a veteran English director in 1982 to make a musical movie about pirates in Australia. The romantic interest...

Party’s Over, The (1963)

Enigmatic young Melina (Louise Sorel) is the runaway daughter of an American magnate who has fallen in with a group of Chelsea beatniks called...

Pop Gear (1965)

There was no plot or story here, just a collection of lip-synched videos in colour from some of the bands that were part of...

Private War of Major Benson, The (1955)

Major Bernard Benson (Charlton Heston), noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking, is given a choice to be drummed out of the Army...

Pit and the Pendulum, The (1961)

Vincent Price is on the rampage again - this time in 16th century Spain - in this marvellous horror tale based on Edgar Allen...

PT-109 (1963)

PT-109 tells the story of President John F Kennedy's wartime experience as a PT boat skipper in the South Pacific, with Cliff Robertson portraying...

Private Function, A (1984)

In post-war Yorkshire, with rationing still very much in force, a mild-mannered chiropodist tries to prove his worth to the snobbish locals by kidnapping...

Plague of the Zombies, The (1966)

A doctor comes to a Cornish village after a request from his old student and uncovers a plot by the squire to turn all...

Pretty Baby (1978)

In 1917, in the red light district of Storyville, New Orleans, prostitute Hattie (Susan Sarandon) lives with her twelve-year-old daughter Violet (Brooke Shields) in...

Paratroop Command (1959)

Second World War adventure, starring Richard Bakalyan, Ken Lynch and Jack Hogan. A soldier accidentally kills one of his own regiment and struggles to live...

Panic In Needle Park, The (1971)

Drug abuse movies can be hard to take, but this compelling drama has a superior screenplay (by Joan Didion and her husband John Gregory...

Pleasure Girls, The (1965)

In the Swinging Sixties, aspiring model Sally Feathers arrives in London and shares a house with three other girls who all have complicated love...

Permissive (1972)

The groupie phenomenon is captured with stark realism in this bleakly evocative film in which teen runaway Suzy (Maggie Stride) falls in with drab prog...

Personal Best (1982)

Hurdler Chris Cahill (Mariel Hemingway) and Pentathlete Tory Skinner (Patrice Donnelly) meet at the Olympic trials. They become lovers but then must compete against...

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Dark City (1998)

John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) wakes up in a bathtub in a hotel room in a surreal and gloomy city suffering from amnesia. In the room...

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1975)

Ellen Burstyn won a Best Actress Oscar for her performance as a strong-willed 35-year-old widow trying to forge a new life for herself and...

Carry On Screaming (1966)

Carrying on the fortune-making Carry On tradition with a broad, farcical and sometimes near-the-knuckle look at the conventional spook thriller as the team tackle a blood-curdling...

Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Another reason why Mel Gibson should quit while he’s ahead, franchise-wise. This is a poor follow-up to the previous two classics and a sadly unconvincing end...

Revolutionary, The (1970)

A compelling portrayal by Jon Voight of a political subversive makes this worth the effort of watching. As "A", he moves from handing out revolutionary...

Dr No (1962)

It is doubtful that anyone involved with Dr. No in 1962 could have had any inkling that the Bond movie machine would still be rolling in...

Night We Got the Bird, The (1960)

Bertie Skidmore's honeymoon is ruined by a talkative parrot, and he's convinced the pesky bird is the reincarnation of his new wife's ex-husband. Your heart...

Fun In Acapulco (1963)

Elvis Presley has his hands full as a would-be cliff diver and former trapeze artist attempting to simultaneously cure his acrophobia after an accident...