2010 (1984)

Dazzling special effects and fancy space hardware dominate this follow-up to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Yet, there's no feeling of awe, mystery or imagination...

2069: A Sex Odyssey (1974)

Disguised as the French Olympic ski team, a squad of beautiful, sensuous women from Venus come to Earth to carry sperm back to their...

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...

27th Day, The (1957)

This quite extraordinary anti-communist tract masquerades as naive science fiction. An alien gives five people from five different countries a box of capsules capable of...

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...

40 Carats (1973)

After a brief holiday romance in Greece, Ann Stanley (a woman of 40) finds romance with 22-year-old Peter Latham in this comedy-drama. Ann does not...

48 Hours (1982)

48 Hours is a Clint Eastwood movie without Clint Eastwood in it. Instead, it's got Nick Nolte, looking puffy and out of shape, as a...

4D Man (1959)

Research scientist Robert Lansing discovers the secret of penetrating solid matter when he accidentally opens a fourth dimension thanks to an electric motor stirring...

5,000 Fingers of Dr T, The (1953)

Beloved children's author Dr Seuss (real name Theodore Geisel) made his first and only foray into feature films with The 5,000 Fingers of Dr T, which he...

52 Pickup (1986)

Elmore Leonard's clever screenplay and John Frankenheimer's staccato direction work effectively to bring about this chilling crime drama with colourful heroes and villains.   Roy Scheider...

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...

6.5 Special (1958)

This film was made to capitalise on the tremendous success of the BBC pop music TV show, Six-Five Special. It had a slender plot...

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....

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...

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...

7th Voyage of Sinbad, The (1958)

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad brought the legendary sailor into combat with a variety of creatures, all brought to life by the stop-motion magic of...

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...

84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

84 Charing Cross Road is a true story in which Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins give distinguished performances as two strangers on opposite sides of...

9 To 5 (1980)

Judy Bernly (a housewife whose husband left her for his secretary) begins her own secretarial career at a huge corporation. Violet Newstead, a feisty, veteran...

9½ Weeks (1986)

The title is a reference to the duration of the relationship between self-absorbed yuppie Wall Street shark John (Mickey Rourke) and smart, divorced Soho...

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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...