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Scanners (1981)

Evil Michael Ironside and derelict Stephen Lack are the leaders of two rival groups of telepaths - or "scanners" - in this modern horror...

Scarecrow (1973)

Gruff ex-con Max (Gene Hackman) and a drifter called Lion (Al Pacino) hook up on a deserted, wind-swept California highway, become friends and travel east...

Scarface (1983)

"He loved the American Dream. With a vengeance". Brian DePalma's gut-busting remake of Howard Hawks' 1932 gangster melodrama, Scarface sets out to disgust, sicken and horrify the...

Scarlet Blade, The (1963)

During the English Civil War in 1648, King Charles I is captured by Roundhead forces led by the tyrant Colonel Judd (Lionel Jeffries) and...

Scars of Dracula, The (1970)

Christopher Lee thinks this is his weakest Dracula sequel, but Hammer horror fans like it because the Count has more screen time here than...

Scent Of A Woman (1992)

A blind, hard-drinking war veteran (Al Pacino) pays a timid college student (Chris O'Donnell) to accompany him on a weekend break in New York,...

Schindler’s List (1993)

It took Steven Spielberg ten years and $23 million to get the 1983 book by Thomas Keneally - about a Nazi who saved 1100...

School For Scoundrels (1960)

Based on Stephen Potter's popular books, this hit-and-miss comedy just about passes muster thanks to the willing performances of Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas. Henry Palfrey...

Scobie Malone (1975)

Jack Thompson stars as Detective Sergeant Scobie Malone, who is investigating the death of high-class prostitute Helga Brand in a story based on a...

Scorpio Rising (1964)

Chromed, customised motorcycles are the raidon d'etre of biker Scorpio and his true-to-life technicolor gang of greaser dandies, whose posturing and partying are masterfully cut with...

Scream (1996)

Director Wes Craven's intelligent reinvention of the slasher genre sees a sick maniac on the loose in a small suburban town, murdering anyone who...

Scream and Scream Again (1970)

For several years after the film was released, Vincent Price claimed he never understood the script at all. Dr Browning Vincent Price Fremont Christopher Lee Major Heinrich Benedek Peter Cushing Sylvia Judy Huxtable Detective...

Scum (1979)

Billiard balls in a sock, gang rape in a greenhouse, teenage suicide . . . it's all here in Alan Clarke's brutal look at...

Se7en (1995)

Director David Fincher's brilliant postmodern crime thriller is a grim and disturbing tale about a vicious serial killer on the loose in an unnamed...

Searchers, The (1956)

John Ford had been making westerns for almost four decades before he acknowledged the racism inherent in cowboys vs Indians and directed this exciting,...

Sebastian (1968)

Colourful, pungently witty tale of conservative Oxford professor Sebastian (Dirk Bogarde) enlisting hot-tempered, swinging interior decorator Becky Howard (Susannah York) into his all-female Secret...

Seconds (1966)

Described by many, as one of the most underappreciated films of the sixties, John Frankenheimer’s 1966 mystery drama Seconds, is the third entry in...

Send Me No Flowers (1964)

Rock Hudson is quite funny as George, a hypochondriac, who, believing he has only a few weeks to live, asks his best pal to...

Serpico (1973)

Based on the true story of New York cop Frank Serpico, who sacrificed his career to expose widespread corruption in the NYPD. Al Pacino is...

Servant, The (1963)

Self-consciously 'modern' when it was released, this study of class power and sexual desire starred James Fox as an upper-class twit and Dirk Bogarde...