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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...

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...

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...

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...

Utu (1983)

Owing something to Fred Schepisi's Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), this is a powerful period drama which plays like a New Zealand Western film. A Maori...

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...

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...

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 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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Herbie Rides Again (1974)

The action moved from the racetrack to the streets of San Francisco for this follow-up to the 1969 blockbuster The Love Bug. Herbie Rides Again not only...

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

Director Norman Jewison took the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera out to Israeli desert locations to film an unconventional movie musical version of...

Man Who Never Was, The (1955)

True story of how the floating ashore in Spain of the body of a supposed dispatch-carrying officer deceived the Germans into thinking the second...

Splendor In The Grass (1961)

A teenage girl in 1920s Kansas is put under pressure from her parents to restrain her sexual desires while her boyfriend's equally domineering family have...

Sting, The (1973)

Quite clearly designed to exploit the successful teaming of Paul Newman and Robert Redford in 1969's Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, George Roy Hill's...

Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968)

Though burnt for her sins three centuries earlier, the presence of the "black witch" is still felt in the village of Greymarsh. When Robert Manning...

Armageddon (1998)

Bruce Willis and an all-star cast of ragtag roughneck oil drillers blast off on a mission to save the planet in Michael Bay’s doomsday...

Trouble Man (1972)

Twentieth Century-Fox's answer to the black action cycle initiated by MGM's Shaft (1971) was this crude and violent underworld melodrama. In the hope of reproducing the...