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Rattle Of A Simple Man (1964)

Harry H Corbett strays into Norman Wisdom territory in this disappointing comedy drama from the husband-and-wife team of Sydney and Muriel Box. As innocent Percy...

Raintree County (1957)

An American Civil War drama revolving around the lives, loves, frustrations, desires and accomplishments of three young people in Raintree County, Indiana. Montgomery Clift had...

Railway Children, The (1970)

London, Christmas Day 1904. Two men call on Charles Waterbury (who works for the Foreign Office) and lead him away after a terse discussion. When...

Running On Empty (1988)

River Phoenix stars as Danny - the musically gifted child of two former student radicals (Judd Hirsch and Christine Lahti) who have been on...

Running Man, The (1987)

In the 21st century, America is under totalitarian rule. Ben Richards, a Los Angeles police helicopter pilot, is framed for mass murder by the...

Rumblefish (1983)

In the second of Francis Ford Coppola's youth problem pictures adapted from SE Hinton's popular novels, Matt Dillon stars as a vulnerable teenager who...

Rude Boy (1980)

England 1978. The mood is of disillusion, economic decline, political failure. Fascists demonstrate in the street. The left-wing clash with the police (not the band!)...

Roxanne (1987)

A sensitive fireman believes he has no chance of ever winning the heart of a lovely astronomer owing to his large nose and instead agrees...

Round Midnight (1986)

Bernard Tavernier's jazz odyssey set in the 1950s finds Dexter Gordon (the star of the film and a genius saxophonist) collaborating with the equally...

Room With A View, A (1986)

A Room With a View, based on E.M. Forster's third book (by his own admission one of his least successful works), dates back to...

Romancing The Stone (1984)

This dumb comic-book adventure has no comedy, and is actually a less harrowing adventure than a peak hour trip on the subway. In short,...

Rocky IV (1985)

Among the very few things in life you can truly count on, it is comforting to know that winter turns to spring, taxes must...

Rocky III (1982)

Three years after winning the world championship and having successfully defended his title ten times, Rocky Balboa appears to have everything in life including...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Return of the Living Dead (1985)

This semi-sequel to George Romero's cult chiller is a wonderful tongue-in-cheek horror flick. "They're back. They're hungry. And they're not vegetarian," blared the poster. A missing...

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Baby, The (1973)

Ann Gentry, a social worker who recently lost her husband, investigates the strange Wadsworth family - mother, two grown daughters (Germaine and Alba) and...

Maryjane (1968)

High school students gang up on the new art teacher/football coach they dislike (Fabian) and plant marijuana on him while he is trying to...

Long Good Friday, The (1980)

A violent gangland crime thriller set over the course of a Good Friday weekend, directed by John Mackenzie from a screenplay by Barrie Keeffe. Bob...

Feminist and the Fuzz, The (1971)

This 1971 ABC TV-movie revolved around a feminist (Barbara Eden) and a male chauvinist cop (David Hartman) who become roommates.   The cast also included Jo...

Stop Making Sense (1984)

Widely hailed as the greatest concert movie ever made, director Jonathan Demme's celebrated film captures Talking Heads live at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre in December...

Bounty, The (1984)

Although this is the third Hollywood account of the infamous 1789 mutiny, it's not a remake. Unlike the Charles Laughton/Clark Gable or Trevor Howard/Marlon Brando...

Zardoz (1974)

In the year 2293, the Earth has descended into anarchy and is polarised into two groups. The Brutals are a crude and vicious people inhabiting...

Drums across the River (1954)

Crown City is a played-out mining town. Just a few yards away across the river there are vast reserves of gold but it lies...