*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...

ABBA: The Movie (1977)

Unashamed and supremely slick commercial for the group, maintaining a gentle air of self-parody while at the same time being a celebration of all...

Abbott and Costello Go To Mars (1953)

Having run out of exotic backgrounds on Earth, the duo board a spaceship and think they've landed on Mars when they're in the middle...

Abbott and Costello In The Foreign Legion (1950)

Between meeting Dracula and the Invisible Man, Abbott and Costello took time out to cavort on existing sets on Universal's backlot, but they could...

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

Swashbuckling nonsense as Abbott and Costello go in search of the titular pirate's secret treasure when, as two waiters on the pirate island of Tortuga,...

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1952)

Robert Louis Stevenson probably spun wildly in his grave over this production as Bud and Lou (as 18th Century American detectives) chase down the...

Abbott and Costello Meet The Invisible Man (1951)

When an innocent boxer (Arthur Franz) is set up and charged for killing his manager, he takes a serum to make himself invisible and escape...

Abbott and Costello Meet The Keystone Kops (1955)

Two goofy innocents - Harry 'Slim' Pierce (Abbott) and Willie 'Tubby' Piper (Costello) - are tricked into buying a bottom-of-the-barrel movie studio. Mack Sennett (father of...

Abbott and Costello Meet The Mummy (1955)

When Abbott and Costello go hunting for lost Egyptian treasures, they get involved with live crooks and a mummy returned from the dead. The comic...

Abby (1974)

This African-American retelling of The Exorcist stars Carol Speed as the title character, Abby Williams - the chaste and devout marriage counsellor wife of a young...

Abductors, The (1972)

Ginger Cheri Caffaro Ken Stanton Richard Smedley Carter Winston Jennifer Brooks Jason Varone William Grannell Jablon Patrick Wright Abductors Anthony Barone Rudy Hornish Mary Lou Gerie Bronson Mr. Aronson Stan Franklin Mr. Stuart Eli Levine Jane Jeramie Rain Director Don Schain

Abigail’s Party (1977)

The best British television comedy of 1977 was not exactly written. Abigail's Party was the BBC's first full-length play where much of the dialogue was improvised. The...

Abominable Dr Phibes, The (1971)

The Abominable Dr Phibes stars Vincent Price as a living corpse, seeking revenge on the nine medics who were in attendance when his wife (Caroline...

Abominable Snowman, The (1957)

This Hammer production was released in the US as The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas and featured 'token' American actor Forrest Tucker, whose value to...

About Face (1952)

Biff Roberts (Eddie Bracken), Tony Williams (Gordon MacRae) and Dave Crouse (Dick Wesson) are just three months away from graduating as US Army officers...

About Last Night (1986)

"It's about men, women, choices, sex, ambition, moving in, no sex, risk, underwear, friendship, career moves, strategy, commitment, love, fun, breaking up, making up,...

Absence of Malice (1981)

Sally Field plays Megan Carter - a Miami reporter who has been working for the city's leading newspaper for three years. She needs a scoop...

Absent Minded Professor, The (1961)

Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) is an eccentric Medfield College professor who is so engrossed in conducting experiments in his garage/lab, he misses his own...

Absolute Beginners (1986)

This highly stylised musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel celebrates the rise teen culture in late 50s London with a mish-mash of pop fashions...

Absolution (1981)

Father Goddard (Richard Burton), an austere schoolmaster-priest at a Roman Catholic boarding school, considers Benjie Stanfield (Dominic Guard) to be an ideal candidate for...

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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...