Movies – Y

Young Guns (1988)

In this version of the legend of Billy the Kid, the young William H Bonney joins a wealthy rancher’s gang of young guns. When the rancher is murdered by a ruthless landowner, the gang swear revenge, but their vigilante actions put them on the wrong side of the law – and make Bonney the most(…)

Young Lions, The (1958)

Three soldiers have their outlook on life drastically altered during the Second World War. An idealistic German lieutenant begins to question his faith in Nazi ideology, an American singer does his best to dodge the draft, and a Jewish recruit encounters prejudice from his own side. The action leapfrogs from Paris to America and from(…)

Young Ones, The (1961)

In 1961, Cliff Richard had most of the world at his feet. Easily Britain’s most successful performer, he had just picked up his fifth gold disc (for A Girl Like You), was playing to packed houses worldwide, and had Britain’s most popular group – The Shadows – as his backing band. Cliff had broadened his appeal from(…)

Young Savages, The (1960)

Shot on the streets of Harlem, Frankenheimer’s juvenile delinquency movie has Burt Lancaster’s DA Hank Bell caught between two street gangs while seeking justice for a blind Puerto Rican kid murdered by Italian punks. Features Puerto Rican gang members dressed like The Specials restyled by The Cramps, and the delightful cynicism of Telly Savalas. The gang fight scenes,(…)

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