JFK (1991)

Oliver Stone's massive, three-hour JFK is powerful, compelling, brilliantly written and directed, superbly acted by a stellar cast of luminaries with courage and conviction, and one...

Joanna (1968)

Joanna Sorrin (South African actress Geneviève Waïte), a wide-eyed and fanciful country girl, goes to London for a fashion design course. There, she dresses...

Joe (1970)

Director John G Avildsen's violent "bigot-versus-counterculture" parable is very much a product of its conservative times, but its implausibility is tempered by strong performances. Peter...

Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)

Tom Hanks is a working stiff named Joe whose doctor (Robert Stack) tells him he only has a short time to live. Hearing the news,...

Joey Boy (1965)

Featuring a legendary comedy line-up, Joey Boy charts the wartime misadventures of a gang of London spivs who decide that a tour of duty...

John and Julie (1955)

Two children from Dorset, John (Colin Gibson) and Julie (Lesley Dudley), are eager to see the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in spite of...

Johnny Dangerously (1984)

"Organised crime has never been this disorganised!" This gangster parody set in 1935 charts the rise and fall of good-natured New York mobster Johnny Kelly - aka...

Johnny Guitar (1954)

The melodrama of Johnny Guitar is so over-the-top that some will find it laughable. Others will fall under the spell of its hypnotic power. Joan Crawford plays...

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

Director Robert Longo's turgid sci-fi thriller is based on William Gibson's cyberpunk short story. Keanu Reeves sleepwalks through the title role as a 21st-century hi-tech courier who...

Jokers, The (1967)

Rich, roguish brothers David (Oliver Reed) and Michael (Michael Crawford) Tremayne scheme to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London for a...

Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973)

This 70s equivalent of Bridges of Madison County investigated the possibility that seagulls could do more than eat garbage and crap on your car at the...

Journey To The Center Of The Earth (1959)

As any fan of science fiction can tell you, Jules Verne wrote many exciting novels. These epic tales usually focused on a journey to...

Joy Luck Club, The (1993)

Faithfully adapted from Amy Tan's bestselling book, director Wayne Wang's moving yet witty melodrama mixes the stories of four Chinese-born mothers with those of...

Jubilee (1978)

Derek Jarman's eulogy to punk is very much a product of the art school spirit of the time: incredibly pretentious and never dull. In the...

Judge Dredd (1995)

Star Wars (1977) meets Ben-Hur (1959) in director Danny Cannon's imaginatively over-the-top science-fiction rendering of the celebrated 2000 AD comic-strip hero. The year is 2139 AD and...

Juggernaut (1974)

"Signal to all vessels. Am experiencing difficulties of an extraordinary nature. Would appreciate assistance if our position can be reached by dawn tomorrow" This SOS,...

Jules et Jim (1962)

Director François Truffaut presents cinema's ultimate love triangle with Jeanne Moreau as the mercurial Catherine, the woman whom best friends and writers Jules (Oskar...

Julius Caesar (1970)

A not very well-known version - in comparison to the more famous Marlon Brando film of 1953 - of Shakespeare's play, made in Britain...

Jumanji (1995)

When two kids find a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can...

Jumping for Joy (1956)

Frankie Howerd was still best known as the headliner on radio's Variety Bandbox when he took his first real starring role in only his...

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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...