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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...

Petticoat Pirates (1961)

TV comic Charlie Drake again finds himself up a well-known creek without a script in his third tilt at movie stardom. This time, however, he's...

Petulia (1968)

The slow-moving story of a divorced doctor's relationship with a younger woman in San Francisco. Petulia (Julie Christie), a frustrated woman begins a love affair...

Phantasm (1978)

This low-budget independent horror comedy concerns a teenager who disobeys his brother's orders not to attend the funeral of a friend. Mike (Michael Baldwin) hides...

Phantom Of The Paradise (1974)

Paul Williams (who also wrote the score), plays Swan, the ever-youthful head of Death Records, pledged to contract new souls for his satanic master. Swan's...

Phantom Tollbooth, The (1967)

To say The Phantom Tollbooth was Chuck Jones' debut would be like saying Napoleon won the "Battle of Three Emperors" single-handedly. Sure they're important, but in...

Phase IV (1974)

Ants suddenly form a collective intelligence and begin to wage war on desert inhabitants. It is up to two scientists and a stray girl...

Phenomenon (1996)

A strange light in the sky gives small-town mechanic George Malley (John Travolta) paranormal powers in this feel-good sci-fi fable from director Jon Turteltaub. As...

Philadelphia (1993)

Tom Hanks, in the most artistically challenging and physically and emotionally punishing role of his career, plays Andy Beckett, a whiz-kid lawyer who is...

Phynx, The (1970)

A wonderfully bizarre cinematic nugget of the psychedelic era. The Phynx are the ultimate pre-fab pop group, created by computer and catapulted to fame...

Piano , The (1993)

Holly Hunter is a wilful mail-order bride who has, for some unexplained reason, been mute since the age of 6. When she arrives to wed...

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...

Picnic (1955)

When a drifter arrives in a small Kansas town during Labour Day celebrations and looks up an old college friend, he is invited to...

Picnic At Hanging Rock (1976)

It is St. Valentine's Day in Australia, the year is 1900, and a party of schoolgirls from an exclusive finishing school are giddily embarking...

Pillow Talk (1959)

Rock Hudson reveals a deft talent for comedy in Pillow Talk in which he plays a philandering songwriter whose shared party phone line with career girl...

Pink Flamingos (1972)

Quite possibly the worst film ever made, Pink Flamingos is certainly one of the most notorious and celebrated pieces of trash cinema to come out of...

Pink Panther Strikes Again, The (1976)

On the verge of release from a psychiatric hospital after years of treatment, former Chief Inspector Dreyfus is driven mad by a chance encounter...

Pink Panther, The (1963)

Throughout his career, Peter Sellers won worldwide acclaim for his amazing comedic performances in films like Dr. Strangelove (1963) and Being There (1979). However, none of his other comic creations...

Piranha (1978)

Two Texan teenagers (Roger Richman and Janie Squire) find shelter for the night in an abandoned military research centre and go for a swim...

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...