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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...

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...

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...

Vixen! (1968)

Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody...

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...

Virgin Soldiers, The (1966)

Leslie Thomas's first novel went straight to the top of the bestseller charts in 1966 and this movie version quickly tried to capitalise on...

Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

Frank Sinatra is splendidly cast as American Air Force Colonel Joseph Ryan, who is shot down and placed in an Italian POW camp, mainly...

Viva Maria (1965)

France's two top female stars, Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau play the two Marias - a singer and the orphaned daughter of an Irish...

Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Elvis Presley plays Lucky Jackson, a racing car driver who needs money to keep his Grand Prix car humming. He works as a waiter on the...

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,...

Villain (1971)

A bloated Richard Burton is in rare high spirits as vicious homosexual mob boss Vic Dakin, whose sadism is offset by outpourings of sentimentality...

Village Of The Giants (1965)

Instinctively, you know there's something special happening when a film opens with a half dozen teens engaging in a muddy, rain-soaked frottage to a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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From Russia With Love (1963)

From Russia With Love was the second Bond film, with Sean Connery as the dapper spy dashing through several countries to avoid being assassinated. As in...

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...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

Two great influences on 1960's film combined in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: the story came from Ian Fleming, creator of superspy James Bond; and the...

Robot Monster (1953)

Universally derided as one of the worst movies ever made, Robot Monster tells the frightening tale of earth's invasion by "Earth Ro-Man", a killer robot from...

Silver Lode (1954)

In this gripping Western, John Payne stars as Dan Ballard, a respected and well-liked rancher in the small town where he has lived for...

Awakenings (1990)

This true story is adapted from a 1973 book by Dr Oliver Sacks, a clinical neurologist who in a New York hospital in 1969...

Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)

A lacerating dissection of yellow journalism on Broadway, and one of the most acclaimed films of 1957. Burt Lancaster is the evil gossip columnist, J.J....

Consuming Passions (1988)

Based on a play by Michael Palin and Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, Giles Foster's comedy is not exactly a masterpiece. The premise involves...