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...

Abyss, The (1989)

This underwater epic features spectacular deep-sea special effects and elaborate high-tech hardware. But the story is bewildering and shallow. The plot, which mainly involves a...

Accident (1967)

"Like a punch in the chest. Put together breath by breath, look by look, lust by lust, lie by lie. A compelling film". The complex...

Accidental Tourist, The (1988)

The Accidental Tourist is a quirky movie which manages to be intelligent, funny and deeply moving. Lawrence Kasdan's faithful rendering of the Anne Tyler novel...

Accused, The (1988)

Jodie Foster won her first Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for her performance as rape victim Sarah Tobias in The Accused. It's easy...

Ace In The Hole (1951)

On 30 January 1925, a man named William Floyd Collins became trapped underground while exploring a network of caves beneath his native Kentucky. Attempts to...

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective (1994)

The main purpose of this movie is to showcase the antics of its star, Jim Carrey. He plays a modern day Doctor Dolittle-style gumshoe who...

Aces High (1976)

A team of well-trained British fliers soars into action in the skies over Europe during World War I in this spirited remake of Journey's End (1930)...

Acid Eaters, The (1968)

Four middle-class office-worker couples become weekend "bikers" in all-red clothes. They go for a topless swim, play strip poker and "freak out" on (and...

Across 110th Street (1972)

Although it is often lumped in with the Blaxploitation boom of the early 70s, Across 110th Street is actually a gritty cop flick with a strong element of...

Across The Bridge (1957)

Rod Steiger is Carl Schaffner, a crooked German-born businessman on the run from Scotland Yard and the FBI after embezzling £3 million in company...

Act of Vengenace (1974)

Five women - Linda (Jo Ann Harris), Teresa (Connie Strickland), Karen (Lisa Moore), Nancy (Jennifer Lee Pryor) and Angie (Patricia Estrin) - team up...

Action Jackson (1988)

Carl Weathers, the former Oakland Raiders star who sparred with Sylvester Stallone in three Rocky movies, stars in the title role of Sgt. Jericho...

Adam and Eve (1956)

While other films of the time were banned and condemned by the Catholic Church because of nudity, this Mexican Eastmancolor film was given an...

Addams Family Values (1993)

This delightful follow-up to The Addams Family (1991) is blessed with an even blacker vein of humour than the original. Gomez and Morticia (Raul Julia and...

Addams Family, The (1991)

Hollywood's plundering of classic TV series has produced its fair share of turkeys, but this is a glorious exception. This is partly owing to director...

Admirable Crichton, The (1957)

Lord Loam (Cecil Parker) is a peer of one of England' stately homes who takes his three daughters on a yachting cruise with a...

Adolf Hitler: My Part In His Downfall (1973)

Spike Milligan plays his own father in this autobiographical and highly comedic account of a British army recruit during World War II, whilst Jim...

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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 doing very well. He is a successful composer with a great house up in the hills above Los Angeles,...

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...