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V.I.P.s, The (1963)

Made principally to cash in on the Richard Burton/Elizabeth Taylor romance - the movie raced Cleopatra into the cinemas - this is a glossy,...

Valley Girl (1983)

  A sweet-natured San Fernando Valley suburbanite (Deborah Foreman) falls for an adventurous Hollywood punk from the wrong side of the tracks (Nicolas Cage). The mismatched...

Valley of the Dolls (1967)

Three young women (Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, and Sharon Tate) decide on a career in show business in this trashy film version of Jacqueline...

Vampira (1974)

  The usually suave David Niven stars as Count Dracula in this horror film-with-a-difference. He opens his Transylvanian castle to tourists and takes blood samples from...

Vampire Circus (1972)

A Serbian village is cut off from the rest of the world by plague. The local doctor tries to procure some medicine from the...

Vampire Lovers, The (1970)

The Vampire Lovers was Hammer’s first and only co-production with Hollywood’s leading horror specialists - American International - who had been responsible for most...

Van, The (1977)

Bobby (Stuart Getz) is a Los Angeles teenager who blows all his college savings on buying a custom Dodge van - complete with waterbed,...

Vanishing Point (1971)

Kowalski (Barry Newman) bets a friend that he will deliver a car - a supercharged white 1970 Dodge Challenger - from Denver to San...

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Writer-director Todd Haynes created an original and visually stunning faux documentary charting the rise and fall of a fictional glam-rock star – using David Bowie as...

Venetian Affair, The (1966)

Former CIA man, Bill Fenner (Robert Vaughn), now a downbeat, loner journalist, is sent to Venice to investigate the shock suicide bombing by an...

Vengeance of She, The (1968)

Czechoslovakian beauty Olinka Berova is taken for the reincarnation of novelist H Rider Haggard's Ayesha (as immortalised by Ursula Andress) in this mediocre sequel...

Vertigo (1958)

When his fear of heights starts to impinge on his effectiveness as a San Francisco cop, John "Scottie" Ferguson (Stewart) is compelled to leave...

Very Brady Sequel, A (1996)

One of the rare occasions when a sequel works better than the original, this follow-up to the 1995 big-screen adaptation of TV's The Brady...

Vibes (1988)

    Nick Deezy (Jeff Goldblum) is a ‘psychometrist’ capable of touching an item and being able to psychically tell things about the person who handled...

Victim (1961)

This thought-provoking classic stars Dirk Bogarde as Melville Farr, a homosexual (but married) lawyer who risks his career to hunt down a blackmailer who...

Victor/Victoria (1982)

Based on a 1933 German film by Rheinhold Schuenzel called Viktor und Viktoria, this bloated farce cashes in on the transvestite popularity of La Cage aux...

Videodrome (1983)

A groundbreaking film, David Cronenberg's story about the horrible transformations wrought by exposure to televised violence wittily thematises the very problems that the director's...

Vikings, The (1958)

Einar (Kirk Douglas) and Erik (Tony Curtis) are two Viking half-brothers. One is a great warrior, the other an ex-slave who makes a bitter...

Village Of The Damned (1960)

This low-budget, well-made and chilling film - based on John Wyndham's novel The Midwich Cuckoos - proves beyond a doubt that good movies need not be...