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Quatermass Xperiment, The (1955)

This Hammer version of the 1953 television show features a hunt in London for the survivor of a rocket ship who is being transmuted...

Quatermass II (1957)

  Hammer’s version of Nigel Kneale’s television series Quatermass II is a potent, low-budget rollercoaster ride through government conspiracies and alien invasions, set against the chilling...

Quo Vadis (1951)

After six months of filming in Rome, and at a cost of nearly $7 million, the biggest budget Hollywood movie since Gone With The Wind,...

Quiller Memorandum, The (1966)

When two British agents are killed by a ruthless group of neo-Nazis in Berlin, Quiller, the department's top agent, is sent to investigate. His...

Quiet Man, The (1952)

In America, Sean Thornton (John Wayne) was a boxer, but he retired from this career after accidentally killing a man in the ring. Now...

Quatermass and the Pit (1967)

  This is the most popular of the movies taken from Nigel Kneale's acclaimed BBC TV serial. During work on an extension to the London Underground...

Quadrophenia (1979)

Director Franc Roddam conceived Quadrophenia as "a film about young people who had some freedom but no responsibilities". He need only have added "drugs, parkas and scooters"...

Quiet Earth, The (1985)

Scientist Zac Hobson awakes one morning only to realise he may be the only person left alive on Earth after an experiment goes wrong. At...

Quiz Show (1994)

Robert Redford's Quiz Show unveils the insidious corruption at the heart of Twenty One, America's favourite TV show in the 1950s, capturing the look and atmosphere of...

Queen Kong (1976)

A female film crew journeys to the jungle Island of Lazanga ("where they do the konga") where a giant ape, Queen Kong, falls in...

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Big Trouble In Little China (1986)

An ancient Chinese magician who controls an evil empire beneath San Francisco's Chinatown has not had a woman in 2,000 years. He is looking...

Casino Royale (1967)

Ian Fleming's Casino Royale retained nothing but its title in this free-for-all spoof of the successful James Bond industry. Though the book was the first of the Bond...

Dance Craze (1981)

Concert footage of the multi-racial 2-Tone bands, including The Beat, Madness, The Bodysnatchers, Bad Manners, The Selecter and The Specials. Director Joe Massot

A Safe Place (1971)

Tuesday Weld plays a vulnerable woman who escapes the pressures of New York life into a dream world, courtesy of a magician (Orson Welles). There's...

New Jack City (1991)

Mario Van Peebles made his directorial debut with this hard-hitting mix of crime thriller and social drama, which is as indebted to the urban...

Atomic Submarine, The (1959)

  When a nuclear-powered submarine, the Tiger Shark, sets out to investigate a series of mysterious disappearances near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds...

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...

200 Motels (1971)

Taking a leaf out of the cute anarchy of A Hard Day's Night (1964), directors Frank Zappa and Tony Palmer invest Zappa's own music (performed...