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Revenge Of The Nerds (1984)

Pre-TV hunk Anthony Edwards (future star of the hit TV series ER) and Robert Carradine play Gilbert and Lewis, a pair of stereotypical nerds. Along...

Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

Bumbling Inspector Clouseau's adventures seem to have come to an end when he is mistakenly declared dead. However, the disaster-prone detective is, in fact, alive...

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...

Revolutionary, The (1970)

A compelling portrayal by Jon Voight of a political subversive makes this worth the effort of watching. As "A", he moves from handing out revolutionary...

Rhinestone (1984)

Contrary to popular belief, Sylvester Stallone does have the knack for comedy, albeit in a light form. However, he frequently lacks the ability to...

Ride Lonesome (1959)

The seven Westerns Budd Boetticher made with leading man Randolph Scott are notable for Scott's wry, laconic, weather-beaten virtuousness; colourful secondary characters; visual gracefulness;...

Ride the Wild Surf (1964)

A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favourite sport. But this is not all they do there -...

Rififi (1955)

When Jules Dassin sent Jean Servais and his gang into a Rue de Rivoli jewellery store, little did he know that he was giving...

Right Stuff, The (1983)

The Right Stuff is a 200-minute history lesson about America's space program. It is expensive, exasperating, exhausting, exhilarating, overblown, overproduced, sometimes excruciatingly stuffy, often exciting, and...

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...

Rio Bravo (1959)

In Rio Bravo, Howard Hawks abandoned the sweeping exteriors of the traditional Western for the claustrophobic interiors of a frontier town's bars, hotel and jail. John...

Riot on Sunset Strip (1967)

LA bad-girl (Mimsy Farmer) gets involved with a gang of drugged-out hippie scum who feed her drugs and rape her at a party, much...

Rise & Rise Of Michael Rimmer, The (1970)

This brilliantly observed satire of party politics and spin doctors was commissioned by David Frost in 1966 and was a box office failure on...

Risky Business (1983)

Left to safeguard the family home while his parents are away, promising student Joel Goodson (Tom Cruise) seizes the chance to have the time...

Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987)

Shamelessly stark social comedy by director Alan Clarke adapted from two controversial plays by the teenage playwright Andrea Dunbar. A bawdy 80s farce of...

River, The (1984)

A rural couple (Mel Gibson and Sissy Spacek) battle against nature and the machinations of a local landowner (Scott Glenn) in this well-shot, but...

River’s Edge (1987)

A gripping study of teen ambivalence with an utter lack of angst, River's Edge is a creepy, powerful and under-seen picture featuring clever yet believable dialogue...

Robbery (1967)

It says a lot about Stanley Baker’s versatility that he could go from Accident (1967) to this ultra hard-boiled fictionalised retelling of the Great Train...

Robe, The (1953)

20th Century Fox's The Robe was the first motion picture filmed using Fox's new process called  Cinemascope ("The modern miracle you see without glasses!"). The wide-screen technique...

Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)

In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except...