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Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954)

Choreographer Michael Kidd's exuberant dance numbers are the best of many good things about this joyful - though undeniably profoundly sexist - musical set...

Seven Samurai, The (1954)

A veteran samurai (Takashi Shimura) answers a village's request for protection from marauding bandits who return every year to rape, kill and steal. He...

Seven Year Itch, The (1955)

The Seven Year Itch features Marilyn Monroe as the dumb blonde next door - she keeps her panties in the fridge and recognises classical music because "there...

Seventh Seal, The (1957)

Shot in only 35 days, The Seventh Seal is a medieval morality tale which powerfully depicts the cruelties of the time such as witch burning and...

Seventh Sign, The (1988)

Demi Moore plays Abby Quinn - A young, unstable, and very pregnant woman living in Venice, California - who leases her garage apartment to...

Sex And The Single Girl (1964)

Romantic comedy about a ruthless newspaper editor (Tony Curtis) who sets his sights on writing a risqué article about a marital and sexual psychologist...

Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989)

Writer/director Steven Soderbergh - now best known for Erin Brockovich (2000) and the Oscar-winning Traffic (2000) - made a striking debut with this drama that went on to...

Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

With a score consisting of 29 compositions by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band must have sounded like a...

Shadowlands (1994)

After the sweeping, noble scale of Gandhi (1982) and Cry Freedom (1987), Richard Attenborough directed this more intimate drama which remains one of his best pictures...

Shadows (1959)

John Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era (1950s) New York City. Ben  Ben Carruthers Lelia Lelia Goldoni Hugh Hugh Hurd Tony Russell Anthony Ray Dennis Dennis Sallas Tom Tom Reese David David Pokitillow Rupert Rupert...

Shaft (1971)

The flood of Blaxploitation pictures continued in 1971 with Shaft, in which Richard Roundtree played the eponymous black private eye hired to find Marcy, the kidnapped...

Shaft In Africa (1973)

  Richard Roundtree returned once more as the super-cool black private eye in this second sequel to the Blaxploitation classic Shaft (1971). With a screenplay by Stirling Silliphant - who also scripted...

Shaft’s Big Score (1972)

Richard Roundtree and Moses Gunn returned in the sequel to the huge blockbuster Shaft (1971), which kicked off the early 1970s blaxploitation craze and inspired...

Shag (1989)

This coming-of-age comedy set in South Carolina in 1963 has a seductive charm that sneaks up on you. The slender plot pivots on a weekend...

Shaggy Dog, The (1959)

Walt Disney saw his studio's future in 1959, and the future was goofy (with a lower-case 'g'). Disney had been working in live action since...

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Boyish Will Shakespeare (Joesph Fiennes, Ralph's younger brother) pours out his troubles to a 16th-century shrink - the Bard-to-be (or not-to-be if he doesn't...

Shallow Grave (1995)

Danny Boyle's impressive debut feature, the award-winning Shallow Grave, gave British cinema a lift with its uncharacteristic venture into noir territory. A journalist (Ewan McGregor), an accountant (Christopher...

Shampoo (1975)

Warren Beatty produced and starred in this farce set on the eve of the 1968 election that brought Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew into...

Shane (1953)

Everything in Shane is iconic. The hero in the white buckskin who happens to ride into town (Alan Ladd); the conniving rancher (Emile Meyer) with his...

Sharkey’s Machine (1981)

Burt Reynolds directed and stars as a vice cop with a vendetta against an underworld kingpin (Vittorio Gassman) who murders the cop's hooker girlfriend...