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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 a female revolutionary (guess who) to help save Mexican Indians from...

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 title, and a host of other animals, cause havoc in London...

10th Victim, The (1965)

Famous now as one of the inspirations for Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (Ursula Andress wore the first bullet-firing bra as sported by the "fembots"), director Elio Petri's erratically engrossing science-fiction thriller has a...

12 To The Moon (1960)

A lightweight dollop of sci-fi, 12 To The Moon dispatched a dozen passengers of both sexes and several nationalities to the Moon. The twelve members of the first multi-national expedition to the lunar surface discover subterranean Moon Men,...

13 Ghosts (1960)

Reclusive and eccentric occultist Dr Zorba has died and left his eerie, ramshackle mansion to his penniless museum curator nephew Cyrus Zorba (Donald Woods) and his family - wife Hilda (Rosemary DeCamp), pretty daughter Medea...

13 West Street (1962)

Mild-mannered aeronautical engineer Walt Sherill (Alan Ladd) is brutally attacked and injured by a gang of well-dressed teenage thugs but is unable to supply sufficient information to enable the patient Sergeant Koleski (Rod Steiger) to...

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Although collaborators like writer Arthur C Clarke and effects gurus Wally Veevers and Douglas Trumbull were important to the success of 2001, the film is basically a triumph for its producer-director, Stanley Kubrick.  No cinema epic...

24 Hours to Kill (1965)

Tarzan star Lex Barker and Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney head a glittering international cast in this crime thriller from British B-movie mogul Harry Alan Towers. Barker stars as the pilot of a stricken American airliner (forced to...

30 is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia (1968)

The much-loved Dudley Moore starred as shy nightclub pianist and composer Rupert Street, who is determined to write a hit musical masterpiece and marry the ideal wife - all within a six-week deadline (the date...

55 Days At Peking (1963)

In June 1900, Major Matt Lewis (Charlton Heston) rides into Peking with a detachment of Marines and is appalled to see an American missionary killed by a band of men wearing the red sashes of...

633 Squadron (1964)

Lieutenant Erik Bergman (George Chakiris), a Norwegian Resistance fighter, tells British Air Intelligence that the Germans are about to launch an all-out rocket blitz against England. The rocket fuel is being processed at a factory hidden in...

7 Faces of Dr Lao (1964)

A mysterious circus comes to a western town bearing wonders and characters that entertain the inhabitants and teach valuable lessons. Emmy-winner Tony Randall (from TV 's The Odd Couple) plays eight different characters in the movie, with...

7 Women (1966)

The two masterpieces that define John Ford’s later period - The Searchers (1956) and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) - are pictures concerned with the futility of violence, with the pair serving as weary ripostes...

80 Steps to Jonah (1969)

This failed attempt to make a movie star of singer Wayne Newton saw him playing Mark Jonah Winters, a hitchhiking vagrant fruit picker accused of manslaughter following a car accident (in which bad guy Sal...

8½ (1963)

Federico Fellini's Oscar-winning account of Guido Anselmi, an overworked movie director (Marcello Mastroianni) crossing the line between reality and fantasy. Guido (pictured above) is spiritually paralysed by a midlife crisis and loses himself in fantasy and reminiscences...

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 forgets to turn up for his own wedding - three times. Tiring of this, Ned's...

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 relationships of an Oxford professor, one of his students, and the...

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 in) "the White Pyramid", a 50-foot tower of LSD. In fantasy segments,...

Advance To The Rear (1964)

This sweet-tempered send-up of Civil War heroics from Destry Rides Again director George Marshall has a company of useless Union misfits sent out of the reach of battle, but still managing to capture a rebel...

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The (1960)

Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running...

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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 block of flats (817 East 8th Street) - where an unscrupulous...

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, a Rolls Royce and Julie Andrews for a girlfriend. But then one...

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 in London when John Reginald Christie - a mild-mannered psychotic mass...

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 a female revolutionary (guess who) to help save Mexican Indians from...

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 title, and a host of other animals, cause havoc in London...

101 Dalmatians (1996)

Disney updated its classic animated tale with this live-action version starring a deliciously over-the-top Glenn Close as the infamous villain Cruella De Vil, the rich bitch who wants to turn loads of cuddly little dalmatian...