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Paths of Glory (1957)

Based on an actual incident in World War I that was hushed up by the French authorities at the time, Paths of Glory is set at...

Patrick (1978)

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

Patton (1970)

Franklin J Schaffner's complex study of the "red-blooded" American General was co-written by Francis Coppola and managed at once to be intimate (the opening...

Pawnbroker, The (1965)

Concentration camp survivor Sol Nazerman (Rod Steiger) tries to make a fresh start in New York but is plagued by flashbacks of his experiences...

Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)

Although a spin-off from the children's TV series, this big screen adventure is inventive enough to paste together its slim narrative with great charm. Pee-Wee...

Peeping Tom (1960)

In the year that Hitchcock made Psycho, director Michael Powell created another deviant killer. But this one lived in London, and as well as trashing our...

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Peggy Sue is an all-American girl going haywire. She's a wife, a mother of two, and a businesswoman, facing a divorce and middle age...

Pelican Brief, The (1994)

When this was made, John Grisham's stock in Hollywood was so high that one of his shopping lists could probably have spawned a blockbuster...

Pennies From Heaven (1981)

Dennis Potter's TV serial is given the Hollywood treatment here with Steve Martin playing troubled sheet music salesman Arthur Parker. It's set in Chicago during...

Penthouse, The (1967)

Married estate agent Bruce Victor (Terence Morgan) and his mistress, shop girl Barbara (Suzy Kendall,) are having a secret affair in a borrowed (and isolated)...

People Versus Larry Flynt, The (1996)

"If the First Amendment will protect a scumbag like me, then it'll protect all of you . . . 'cause I'm the worst", declares...

Percy (1971)

The world waits with bated breath as surgeon Emmanuel Whitbread performs a pioneering transplant operation - on a rather delicate part of Edwin Anthony's body. Edwin (Hywel...

Percy’s Progress (1974)

When a US Air Force plane crashes into the sea with a load of chemicals and contaminates the world's water supply, it is discovered...

Perfect Friday (1970)

This little-known swinging 60s caper film sees Stanley Baker in fine form as an uptight deputy bank manager who recruits a glamorous socialite (Ursula...

Performance (1970)

Chas (James Fox) is a psychotic East London gangster who hides out in a Notting Hill house with Turner - a decadent and reclusive rock...

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...

Personal Services (1987)

A working class single mother struggling to make ends meet opens her own brothel with the aid of an experienced prostitute and a transvestite...

Pet Sematary (1989)

In this morbid but compulsive horror, adapted by Stephen King from his own novel, the Creed family move to a new home in rural...

Peter Pan (1953)

Sir James M. Barrie's book Peter Pan was a long-time favourite of Walt Disney's, and the pioneering animator worked for years to bring it to Technicolor...

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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...

10 (1979)

George Webber (Dudley Moore) is a composer facing a midlife crisis. He escapes the headaches (and toothaches) of Los Angeles to the beaches of...

10 Rillington Place (1971)

Based on Ludovic Kennedy’s 1961 non-fiction book of the same name, this film was a sombre, articulate, and chilling dramatisation of the infamous murders...

100 Rifles (1969)

Lawman Lydecker (played by former Cleveland Browns Hall of Famer Jim Brown) and Yaqui Joe (an Indian bank robber played by Burt Reynolds) join forces with...

101 Dalmatians (1961)

This full-length cartoon from the Walt Disney studios is a beautifully animated version of Dodie Smith's classic children's tale. The adorable spotty dogs of the...

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...

10th Victim, The (1965)

Famous now as one of the inspirations for Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (Ursula Andress wore the first bullet-firing bra as sported by...

11 Harrow House (1974)

A nonchalant young American merchant, Howard R. Chesser (Charles Grodin), travels to London on one of his frequent trips to 11 Harrowhouse; the offices of...