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...

Artists And Models (1954)

Artists and Models, which provided the Dean Martin-Jerry Lewis duo with its finest screen hour, is a dizzily self-reflexive play on movie illusion. Eugene Fullstack...

As Long As They’re Happy (1957)

American singing sensation Bobby Denver 'the crying crooner' (whose tearful singing technique has a traumatic effect on females, schoolgirls and little old ladies alike)...

Asphalt Jungle, The (1950)

Thanks to its emphasis on character, this film noir about an old crook fresh out of jail who brings a gang of criminals together...

Atomic Submarine, The (1959)

In the distant future of 1968 (!) many ships and planes are crossing the North pole to transport passengers and cargo. But lately, several...

Attack Of The 50Ft Woman (1958)

Though it's no more than a barely competent example of low-budget 1950s sci-fi, this poverty row cheapie directed by Nathan Hertz (more usually known...

Attack Of The Puppet People (1958)

Doll manufacturer Mr Franz (John Hoyt) of Dolls, Inc. gets lonely and starts reducing people to marionette size so they'll be his obedient "friends" in...

Attack! (1956)

Fragile Fox is an American rifle company occupying a town in Belgium near the frontline in the closing days of WWII. They are commanded...

Baby Doll (1956)

One of the best of Tennessee Williams's steamy southern dramas about mendacity under the magnolias, this rare, seldom-revived movie classic is a welcome treasure. Shot...

Bachelor of Hearts (1958)

Young German exchange student Wolf Hauser (Hardy Kruger) comes to university at Cambridge to study maths and has trouble dealing with amusing stereotypes of...

Bad and the Beautiful, The (1952)

Still the best Hollywood-on-Hollywood movie, The Bad and The Beautiful is loosely based on the career of David O. Selznick, detouring to take in a few...

Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)

It's 1945, just after World War II, and Spencer Tracy is John J. Macreedy - a one-armed ex-army man who steps off the train...

Bad Seed, The (1956)

Rhoda Penmark (Patty McCormack) has the adults in her life completely fooled, but when her uncontrolled hellishness leads her to murder schoolmate Claude Daigle...

Band Wagon, The (1953)

Fred Astaire and Michael Kidd choreographed this gem of a Hollywood musical produced by MGM. The Band Wagon began as a revue which opened in 1931...

Barefoot Contessa, The (1954)

The surface appeal of The Barefoot Contessa is obvious: Ava Gardner at her most glamorous as the rags-to-riches star Maria Vargas alongside Humphrey Bogart at his...

Battle in Outer Space (1959)

In 1965 bizarre phenomena cause disasters all over the world. The United Nations traces the destructive acts to alien forces called Natalians. At the Japanese...

Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The (1953)

Near the Arctic Circle, an atomic bomb is detonated. This fearsome experiment disturbs the sleep of a giant rhedosaurus encased in ice for more...

Beat Generation, The (1959)

Psycho Steve Hess (Ray Danton) spends his time raping chicks until cop Dave Culloran (Steve Cochran) catches on and tracks him down. Hess's modus operandi...

Beat The Devil (1953)

Easily one of the most irreverent, tongue-in-cheek movies made under Hollywood auspices, Beat The Devil stands out for many reasons. First, the amount and level of talent...

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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...