African Queen, The (1951)

Set in German East Africa at the beginning of World War I this magnificent comedy tells the tale of an unlikely romance between Rose...

Al Capone (1959)

1919, Chicago. A young scar-faced hoodlum joins one of the underworld gangs terrorising the city. Surrounded by corruption and murder, only the most ruthless will...

Albert, R.N. (1953)

The events presented in Albert R.N. are based on fact and took place in the prison camp, Marlag O for Naval Officers in North-West...

Alexander The Great (1956)

An epic account of the young prince whose military conquests unified the civilised world in the fourth century BC. Alexander (Richard Burton), son of Philip...

Alice In Wonderland (1951)

Having acquired the rights to the Tenniel drawings in the 1930s, Walt Disney hoped to star Mary Pickford in the first animated retelling of...

All About Eve (1950)

This biting backstage comedy-drama about a fading actress, played by Bette Davis, brims generously with entertainment values: a witty screenplay, top performances by a...

All That Heaven Allows (1956)

Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson star in this predictable soap opera about pleasant and wealthy middle-class widow, Cary Scott (Wyman) who marries her gardener,...

Amazing Colossal Man, The (1957)

US Army Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Manning (Glenn Langan) is exposed to radiation after a plutonium bomb test and mutates into a giant - who...

Americano, The (1955)

Sam Dent (Glenn Ford) sets off on the long journey from Texas to Brazil with a cargo of prize Brahma bulls for a wealthy Brazilian...

An Affair To Remember (1957)

Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr star in this syrupy sob story, which is actually a remake by director Leo McCarey of his own 1939...

An American In Paris (1951)

The music of George and Ira Gershwin underscores this Academy Award-winning tale of an artist caught between two women in post-war Paris. Shot almost entirely...

Anastasia (1956)

A charming drama set in Paris in 1928. Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming...

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

James Stewart plays Paul 'Polly' Biegler, an easygoing country lawyer in this courtroom drama adapted from the novel by Robert Traver - in fact,...

And God Created Woman (1956)

Roger Vadim created a scandal with his first film, And God Created Woman, which starred his young wife Brigitte Bardot. The ruckus was caused by the...

Angel Face (1952)

Otto Preminger's Angel Face features Robert Mitchum as Frank Jessup, a private investigator who discovers - but cannot escape from - the machinations of Diane Tremayne,...

Angry Red Planet, The (1959)

A Mars mission returns with crew members missing and comatose, and only Dr Iris Ryan (Nora Hayden) can be made conscious to tell the...

Animal Farm (1954)

This on-target animated cartoon faithfully based on George Orwell's political satire was the first-ever feature-length British animated film. Until the final reel, Animal Farm sticks faithfully to...

Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Flashy film version of the Broadway hit musical about Annie Oakley, the celebrated female sharpshooter. Oakley (Betty Hutton) joins the famous Wild West Show of...

Apache (1954)

Lancaster stars as an angry Apache Indian warrior who boldly crusades for justice for his tribe and then settles down. There are some good action...

Around The World In 80 Days (1956)

A splendid, charming film version of Jules Verne's magnificent travelogue with spectacular sketches from various parts of the world and scores of cameos from...

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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...