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Shawshank Redemption, The (1994)

When Andy Dufresne's wife and her lover are found murdered, having been shot in bed, her husband, Andy (Tim Robbins), is the prime suspect. This...

She (1965)

Fantasy adventure, based on H Rider Haggard's classic novel, starring Ursula Andress, John Richardson and Peter Cushing. Explorer Leo Vincey is persuaded to find a...

She-Devils On Wheels (1968)

An all-female motorcycle gang called The Maneaters hold motorcycle races and terrorise the residents of a small Florida town while clashing with a rival all-male...

She’s Gotta Have It (1986)

Spike Lee's directorial debut hasn't lost any of its vitality over the years and remains his most genuinely entertaining work, refreshingly free of much...

She’s Having A Baby (1988)

In this autobiographical prequel to his Mr Mom (1983), John Hughes cast Kevin Bacon as a young man who settles uncomfortably into marriage and finally understands...

Shine (1996)

Australia in the 1950s: the young David Helfgott excels at the piano, but his domineering father forbids him to accept a scholarship to study...

Shining, The (1980)

The book The Shining by Stephen King didn't make much sense - he described it as "just a little story about writer's block" - and the...

Shirley Valentine (1989)

Shirley Valentine (Pauline Collins) is a bored middle-aged Liverpool housewife, mother of two grown, selfish kids and an indentured servant to a dull drone...

Shivers (1975)

David Cronenberg's first "important" horror film may now look a little crude, but the obsessions that would colour his later works are already apparent. The...

Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957)

In Medicine Bend, a crooked businessman has the town mayor and sheriff in his pocket while his henchmen raid the wagon trains passing through...

Shooting, The (1966)

Back from the Philippines, where he’d just shot a pair of features for Roger Corman with Jack Nicholson, Monte Hellman repeated the trick with...

Shootist, The (1976)

John Wayne stars as J.B. Brooks, the last of the legendary shootists who returns to Carson City for a physical by his old friend...

Short Circuit (1986)

Energised by a freak power overload, a government robot called 'Number Five' springs to life, takes on hilarious human characteristics, and promptly goes AWOL....

Short Cuts (1993)

Doing for Los Angeles what he did for Nashville, Robert Altman rediscovers the sprawling, evocative, patchwork magnificence of his previous mid-1970s peak in this...

Show Boat (1951)

The Cotton Blossom, owned by the Hawks family, is a renowned showboat in the American deep south. Julie Laverne (Ava Gardner) and her husband...

Showgirls (1995)

Erotic drama from the writer and director of Basic Instinct (1992), starring Elizabeth Berkley as Nomi Malone, a "dancing" hopeful who arrives in glittering Las...

Sid & Nancy (1986)

Fact-based movie about the ill-fated romance between Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen. There is no doubt that the story of Sid and Nancy is...

Siddhartha (1972)

Herman Hesse's 1922 novel is brought to the screen with the reverence of a true devotee by American writer/director Conrad Rooks. However, such is the...

Siege of Pinchgut, The (1959)

A falsely convicted man joins two other convicts in breaking out of a Sydney prison, but they end up trapped in a fortress in...