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Rockers (1978)

At its best, Rockers, a picaresque reggae romp, is an enjoyable wallow in Kingston (Jamaica) slum culture. The star, Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, has an engaging, deadpan...

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)

Rock 'n' Roll High School is a musical comedy - a genre that all but died out in the 1960s. However, a soundtrack featuring The...

Reach for the Sky (1956)

While many of Hollywood's tales about heroism during the Second World War were tainted by smug patriotism and unwelcome sentiment, postwar British cinema tended...

Rock, Pretty Baby (1956)

Released almost concurrently with Rock Around The Clock (1956), this teen vehicle was considered a much more respectable and sympathetic portrayal of teen life than the...

Ragman’s Daughter, The (1971)

Married with two kids, living in a council flat, and recently dismissed for pilfering from his job in a Nottingham cheese warehouse, Tony Bradmore...

Razorback (1983)

Mystery thriller set in the Australian outback, about a 500-kilogram feral razorback boar. The boar attacks a lonely homestead near the outback town of Gamulla,...

Ruling Class, The (1972)

The 13th Earl of Gurney (Harry Andrews) dies after a spot of auto-erotic asphyxiation-gone wrong). The reading of the will is attended by his motley...

Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)

Special-effects wunderkind and genre master Byron Haskin (The War of the Worlds, The Outer Limits) won a place in the hearts of fantasy film...

Revolution (1985)

The story of the American Revolution against the British crown in 1776. Tom Dobb Al Pacino Sergeant Major Peasy Donald Sutherland Daisy McConnahay Nastassja Kinski Mrs McCannahay Joan Plowright Mr McCannahay Dave King Sergeant...

Rock All Night (1957)

When a pair of killers take refuge in a bar it takes the little man with the big chip on his shoulder to disarm...

Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

Likeable vacuous characters triumph over unlikable vacuous characters in Romy And Michele's High School Reunion, a just-plain-vacuous comedy starring Friends' Lisa Kudrow and a woefully...

Rapture, The (1991)

The Book of Revelation is rich fare for those with a taste for weird visions of catastrophe and many films have referenced it. But...

Raven, The (1963)

A funny satire of horror stories (inspired by Poe's poem) set in 15th-century England - a time ruled by magic, fear, and superstition. Dr. Craven...

Removalists, The (1975)

On his first day in the police force, Constable Neville Ross (John Hargreaves) learns the ropes from Sergeant Dan Simmonds (Peter Cummins), an experienced...

Ratboy (1986)

Sondra Locke directs and stars in yet another tale of an exploited misfit. This time it's a half boy, half rat creature (SL Baird)...

Reptile, The (1966)

  Blowup may have been the peak of auteur-driven cinema in Britain in 1966, but the year also represented something of an annus mirabilis for...

Rock & Rule (1983)

Angel, a female member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary and malevolent old rocker. Obsessed with a...

Rage (1966)

Glenn Ford is the resident medico at a construction site in the wilds of Mexico. One day he's bitten by his pet dog which turns...

Rock Around The World (1957)

This is the story of the early life and rise to fame of Tommy Steele. It has lousy photography and a metric shit-ton of stock...

Ringo and His Golden Pistol (1966)

Sergio Corbucci spent much of his career in the shadow of spaghetti western master Sergio Leone. Lacking Leone's storytelling gifts, Corbucci was prone to fall...

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And God Created Woman (1956)

Roger Vadim created a scandal with his first film, And God Created Woman, which starred his young wife Brigitte Bardot. The ruckus was caused by the...

Night Of The Living Dead (1968)

George Romero's directorial debut was shot over several weekends in Pennsylvania and chronicles the desperate efforts of a bunch of Middle Americans, trapped in...

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

By the end of the 1980s the prolific writings of Woody Allen, which always incorporated wit and comedy within his dramatic arcs, culminated in...

This Island Earth (1955)

Scientist, playboy and pilot Dr. Cal Meacham (Rex Reason) returns to the Ryberg Lab in California from Washington DC to find a manual for...

Inferno (1980)

American student Mark Elliot (Leigh McCloskey) receives a letter from his sister Rose (Irene Miracle), who thinks her New York apartment has links to...

Bliss Of Mrs Blossom, The (1968)

Shirley MacLaine stars in this otherwise all-British comedy, written by Alec Coppel and Denis Norden and directed by Joseph McGrath. She plays the wife of...

Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Based on the 1960 novel of the same name by author Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 is an insightful study of our society and the fears of...

Times Square (1980)

Allan Moyle's cult feature of 1980 is a paean to teenage rebellion, telling the story of two girls who meet in a New York...