Dead Man Walking (1995)

Sean Penn gives a chilling and mesmerising portrayal of sociopathy, as Matthew Poncelet, a trailer trash multiple killer on death row with no sense...

Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

A good-natured spoof, in glorious black and white, on the detective genre, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid attempted (with varying degrees of success) to recreate film...

Dead Poets Society (1989)

The year is 1959. John Keating (Robin Williams) is the new English professor at Welton Academy - a stuffy prep school tucked away in the...

Dead Ringers (1988)

David Cronenberg is not a director for the squeamish. In Dead Ringers, he returns to his obsession with - and seeming disgust at - the human...

Dead Zone (1983)

Stephen King movies are a tricky lot - There have been over 40 movie and TV adaptations of his work, and for every Misery (1990) there is...

Deadfall (1968)

Michael Caine plays recovered alcoholic cat burglar Henry Clarke, who finds himself enticed into the home of Fe Moreau (Giovanna Ralli), where he discovers...

Deadlier than the Male (1966)

HC 'Sapper' McNeile’s debonair adventurer hero "Bulldog" Drummond was updated here to capitalise on the James Bond phenomenon. Richard Johnson may be a bit stuffy...

Deadly Bees, The (1966)

Vicki Robbins (Suzanna Leigh) is a pop singer who is suffering from exhaustion and collapses while performing a song on television. She is packed...

Deadly Strangers (1975)

This 1975 British psychological thriller begins with a violent escape from a lunatic asylum - but we don't see who it was that escaped. Steven (Simon...

Death Becomes Her (1992)

"I don't want to become one of the living dead in Beverly Hills," says plastic surgeon Bruce Willis in Robert Zemeckis' black comedy Death Becomes...

Death in Brunswick (1990)

Death In Brunswick opens with an image that could be culled from any urban backstreet in Greece or Turkey. A hot wind whips along an...

Death In Venice (1971)

Dirk Bogarde was at his finest as the dying composer rediscovering forbidden fruit in this dramatisation by director Luchino Visconti of the novella by Thomas Mann. Bogarde's...

Death Journey (1976)

Fearful that their star witness might be murdered, two attorneys hire a protector to bring him from Los Angeles to New York. Jesse Crowder (Fred...

Death Line (1972)

In this highly recommended horror movie, reactionary cop Donald Pleasence investigates mysterious disappearances in the London Underground and makes the startling discovery that a...

Death On The Nile (1978)

Peter Ustinov takes over from Albert Finney as pernickety Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot in this solid, star-studded dramatisation of Agatha Christie's paddle-steamer mystery, as...

Death Race 2000 (1975)

Set in the America of the future, the defending champion of a nationally televised Transcontinental death road race - where contestants gain points by...

Death Wish (1974)

This sleazy and highly controversial crime thriller finally made Charles Bronson a star in America and set a regrettable trend for trashy and ultra-violent...

Deathmaster, The (1972)

A coffin washed ashore on a Californian beach contains the corpse of Khorda, a vampiric guru. Resurrected, the undead fiend takes over the head of...

Deathtrap (1982)

Sidney Bruhl's reputation as a playwright is on the line when another of his plays is panned by the critics. Admitting that he would...

Debbie Does Dallas (1978)

Debbie Benton (Bambi Woods) is the captain of her high school cheerleading squad and has been accepted to try out for the Texas Cowgirls. Her...

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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...