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Sunday Too Far Away (1975)

Sunday Too Far Away opens with Jack Thompson's chief shearer, Foley, dozing off while driving his FJ Holden down a dusty outback road in 1956. The car...

Swallows & Amazons (1973)

Four mischievous youngsters go boating while on holiday in the Lake District where they encounter two more children with a boat of their own,...

Sweet Sweetback’s BaadAssss Song (1971)

Almost certainly the most important feature in the history of black film-making in the US, this is an angry riposte to the stereotypical characters...

Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

John Schlesinger was hot after Midnight Cowboy (1969) and this 1971 love triangle drew hyperbolic praise. Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson were put on the emotional rack by...

Sword In The Stone, The (1963)

Getting a mixed reception on its release, this feature-length cartoon account of young King Arthur's magical misadventures from Disney is now considered the definitive...

Sylvia (1965)

In this tremendously, compulsively awful melodrama, Hollywood's sex siren in residence - the one and only Carroll Baker - is about to marry a...

Summer Holiday (1962)

Hard to believe but the director of Bullitt, Peter Yates, started his career with this carefree musical comedy starring British pop icons Cliff Richard and...

Suddenly Last Summer (1959)

This wonderfully overheated drama by Tennessee Williams, who wrote the screenplay with Gore Vidal, is animated by ultra-powerful performances from Elizabeth Taylor and Katharine...

Suddenly (1954)

Eager to reinforce his burgeoning dramatic reputation, Frank Sinatra seized the role of the psychologically damaged war veteran hired by unseen forces to shoot...

Sudden Impact (1983)

This fourth outing for Clint Eastwood's magnum enforcer, maverick San Francisco cop "Dirty" Harry Callahan - and the first directed by Clint himself -...

Stud, The (1978)

At the height of Disco fever, Oliver Tobias played the lead role in Joan Collins' finest hour and a half, The Stud. The promising young manager...

Stripes (1981)

Bill Murray and Harold Ramis play best friends who decide to leave their mundane layabout lives and join the US Army in the mistaken...

Straw Dogs (1971)

Sam Peckinpah's controversial film about David Sumner (Dustin Hoffman), an American mathematician, and Amy (Susan George), his young beautiful wife, moving to a secluded...

Strawberry Statement, The (1970)

A student gets caught up in the activities of a protest group while attempting to land a date with his dream girl, but his...

Strangers On A Train (1951)

Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith, the plot to Strangers On A Train is delightfully straightforward and quickly revealed. Professional tennis player Guy Haines (Farley Granger) meets...

Straight To Hell (1987)

In mid-1986, a dusty crew of musicians gathered at an old film location in Almeria, Spain, to don Mariachi uniforms, shoot guns and rub...

Story Of O, The (1975)

This tale of a woman who becomes a willing slave to the men she loves was banned in the UK for 25 years though it's...

Story Of Mankind, The (1957)

Future disaster-movie king Irwin Allen, whose blockbusters include The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and The Towering Inferno (1974), made this portentous rubbish in which the question of...

Stone (1974)

A cult Australian-made drama about an undercover cop (Ken Shorter) who infiltrates the Sydney bikie scene to investigate a number of gangland murders. The action...

Stir Crazy (1981)

There was an improvisational air to much of the dialogue spouted by both Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor in Stir Crazy, a frenetic prison farce...

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Judge Dredd (1995)

Star Wars (1977) meets Ben-Hur (1959) in director Danny Cannon's imaginatively over-the-top science-fiction rendering of the celebrated 2000 AD comic-strip hero. The year is 2139 AD and...

Untouchables, The (1987)

One of the hits of 1987, The Untouchables took the true story of Eliot Ness, examined the facts in his autobiography, and illuminated the Prohibition Era...

Kiss Me Stupid (1964)

Dean Martin, portraying himself, stranded in Climax, Nevada, is the subject of a plot to have him buy the songs of a service station...

Labyrinth (1986)

When a teenage girl (Jennifer Connelly) discovers her little baby brother has been kidnapped by David Bowie (er . . . by the Goblin...

Woman In A Dressing Gown (1957)

After 20 years of marriage, feckless and domestically untidy Amy Preston (Yvonne Mitchell) finds she cannot compete with an attractive younger woman for the...

Alphaville (1965)

A cockeyed fusion of science fiction, pulp characters, and surrealist poetry, Jean Luc Godard's irreverent journey to the mysterious Alphaville remains one of the...

Falcon and The Snowman, The (1985)

This convoluted spy thriller stars Timothy Hutton as a college dropout who obtains US secrets and, with his drug-addicted buddy Sean Penn, passes them...

Private Benjamin (1980)

Widowed on her wedding night, sheltered socialite Judy Benjamin proves susceptible to a persuasive recruitment officer extolling the joys of life in the "new"...