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Unbearable Lightness of Being, The (1988)

The problem of coming to terms with reality is the simplest explanation for this blatant, European-style art film directed by American Philip Kaufman. Lengthily elaborated...

Uncle Buck (1989)

This is the movie in which director John Hughes made a decision to leave the world of adolescence behind after films such as The...

Uncommon Valor (1983)

Like most movies about Vietnam, Uncommon Valor is more about guns and explosions than it is about people, but it's never dull and the massive battle...

Under Fire (1983)

Two news reporters chronicle the last days of the shady Samoza Regime in Nicaragua and find themselves under fire from both sides. After an American...

Unforgiven (1992)

Exploring the harsh realities of frontier life, Clint Eastwood depicts the West as an unforgiving place where tragedy strikes every time somebody draws a...

Unman, Wittering and Zigo (1971)

David Hemmings is excellent in this gripping thriller from John Mackenzie (The Long Good Friday) as John Ebony, the newly arrived idealistic young teacher at the...

Untamed Youth (1957)

Mamie Van Doren and Lori Nelson star as hitchhiking chanteuses, Penny and Janey Lowe, who are arrested and brought before naive old woman Judge...

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...

Up In Smoke (1978)

Two boys (Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong) search for some marijuana to aid them in the formation of a pop group. In pursuit...

Up Jumped A Swagman (1965)

This marvellously entertaining, tongue-in-cheek musical romp stars Frank Ifield as a talented young Australian singer who moves to London in search of his big...

Up Pompeii (1971)

Frankie Howerd dons a toga here for a film version of his TV series based on the life of Roman slave Lurcio. Lurcio manages to...

Up the Chastity Belt (1971)

In the second of the new Up . . .  series, Frankie Howerd plays Lurkalot, a humble serf born of nobility who sells chastity...

Up the Junction (1967)

Based on a successful novel by Nell Dunn (daughter of wealthy industrialist Sir Philip Dunn), Up the Junction was first turned into a BBC television play...

Up Your Alley (1971)

Seymour is a nerdy virgin who works in a dead-end job in the catering industry and spends most of his waking hours dreaming about...

Up! (1976)

Adolph Schwartz (Edward Schaaf), who bears a striking resemblance to another Adolf, expires in an untimely attack in his bath by a piranha fish. Enter...

Ups and Downs of a Handyman, The (1975)

Bob and Maggie inherit a country cottage but job opportunities in the area are scarce. Bob advertises his services as a general handyman and finds...

Upstairs and Downstairs (1959)

It must have been very frustrating for the cast of accomplished British comedy performers, let alone for international stars Claudia Cardinale and Mylène Demongeot,...

Uptown Saturday Night (1974)

Steve Jackson (Sidney Poitier) and Wardell Franklin (Bill Cosby) are customers in a nightclub that is held up by thieves. They enlist the aid of...

Urban Cowboy (1980)

Cowboys were all the rage in the US in 1980, thanks to that summer's smash hit at the box office, Urban Cowboy, starring John Travolta...

Usual Suspects, The (1995)

A superb thriller about the activities of a gang of criminals in New York and Los Angeles. Events leading up to a shipboard inferno and...

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*Batteries Not Included (1987)

The presence of the distinguished Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy makes this saccharine-sodden retread of Cocoon (1985) worth watching. They play residents of a doomed New York...

10 (1979)

George Webber (Dudley Moore) is a composer facing a midlife crisis. He escapes the headaches (and toothaches) of Los Angeles to the beaches of...

10 Rillington Place (1971)

Based on Ludovic Kennedy’s 1961 non-fiction book of the same name, this film was a sombre, articulate, and chilling dramatisation of the infamous murders...

100 Rifles (1969)

Lawman Lydecker (played by former Cleveland Browns Hall of Famer Jim Brown) and Yaqui Joe (an Indian bank robber played by Burt Reynolds) join forces with...

101 Dalmatians (1961)

This full-length cartoon from the Walt Disney studios is a beautifully animated version of Dodie Smith's classic children's tale. The adorable spotty dogs of the...

101 Dalmatians (1996)

Disney updated its classic animated tale with this live-action version starring a deliciously over-the-top Glenn Close (pictured at right) as infamous villain Cruella De...

10th Victim, The (1965)

Famous now as one of the inspirations for Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (Ursula Andress wore the first bullet-firing bra as sported by...

11 Harrow House (1974)

A nonchalant young American merchant, Howard R. Chesser (Charles Grodin), travels to London on one of his frequent trips to 11 Harrowhouse; the offices of...