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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...

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...

Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)

Often referred to as The Worst Film Ever Made, Plan 9 From Outer Space is also an enduring cult favourite. A superior alien culture is concerned that...

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

Steve Martin plays Neal Page, a put-upon businessman determined to make it home for Thanksgiving, but hampered at every turn by a combination of...

Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Long before Star Wars (1977) this was the ultimate sci-fi movie. A world turned upside down where apes ruled the roost and humans were used for medical experiments. The...

Planet of the Vampires (1965)

Italian shockmeister Mario Bava directed this predecessor to Alien in which the crew of a spaceship lands on a "demon planet" (one of the movie's...

Plank, The (1967)

A joyously inventive British "silent" comedy from writer/director Eric Sykes about the misadventures of two builders trying to transport a wooden plank through a...

Platoon (1986)

Establishing Oliver Stone's reputation as a truly outstanding filmmaker, the Oscar-winning (but inflammatory) Platoon gives absolute credence to the adage 'war is hell'. Sheen's middle-class boy, Chris ...

Play It Again, Sam (1971)

Film critic Allan Felix (Woody Allen, who wrote both the screenplay and the 1969 play on which he based it) has been left by...

Play It Cool! (1962)

A young heiress on a whirlwind tour of London's nightclubs with a rock & roll band learns the truth about the disreputable pop singer...

Play Misty For Me (1971)

California radio DJ Dave Garver (Clint Eastwood) is the most popular disc jockey on the Monterey Peninsular and hosts a radio show which includes...

Playbirds, The (1978)

The Playbirds was one of a series of films produced by David Sullivan, and its story takes place within a porn empire managed by an...

Player, The (1992)

This is the most irreverent, polished, cynical, tongue-in-jaw dossier on the insanity of the motion picture industry since Vincente Minnelli's The Bad and the Beautiful (1952). They...

Pleasantville (1998)

This delightful comic fable begins in full colour in 1998, when an introverted, TV-watching teen, David (Tobey Maguire), and his sister Jennifer (Reece Witherspoon)...

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960)

An overworked theatre critic decides to quit the rat race and takes his wife and family to live in the country - a move fraught...

Please Sir! (1971)

This comedy film, based on the popular television series, featured Mr Hedges (John Alderton) and other teachers taking 5C to a school camp in...

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...

Pleasure Seekers, The (1964)

Three American girls go on holiday to Madrid, each hoping to attract a suitable husband. A rare example of a successful movie remade by the...

Plugg (1975)

This no-budget Ozploitation soft-core 'sex comedy' features seedy Aussie private investigator Horatio Plugg (Peter Thompson) who is on the case of Pussycat Escorts. He is...

Plunkett and Macleane (1999)

Set in the 18th Century, Plunkett and Macleane is the story of two notorious highwaymen based on real life characters. With Plunkett's brains and know-how and Macleane's...

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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...