P’tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)

14-year-old Alan Duckworth (John Albasiny) dreams of kissing classmate Ann (Abigail Cruttenden) but soon realises that life seldom lives up to one's dreams. This nostalgic...

Pacific Banana (1981)

The bawdy adventures of two Australian pilots working for Banana Airlines, a small low-rent South Pacific airline, as they cavort around the South Pacific. Paul (Robin...

Pacific Heights (1990)

Pacific Heights is another movie about yuppies in danger. This time, it's Matthew Modine and Melanie Griffith as a couple who purchase and restore a...

Pad and How to Use It, The (1966)

The Pad is a touching story, set in the swinging sixties, of Bob Handman (Brain Bedford), a shy and sensitive young man lost in...

Paint Your Wagon (1969)

A gold prospector buys a wife from a Mormon and agrees to share her with his mining partner when she insists they all live...

Pajama Game, The (1957)

A delectable Doris Day stars as the prettiest, smartest, female worker in a pyjama factory whose feminist ideas turn management vs. labour topsy-turvy, in...

Pajama Party (1964)

One of those kitsch 1960s Californian beach party movies which began with Beach Party (1963). In this one, Tommy Kirk plays a Martian scout sent to Earth...

Pal Joey (1957)

Renowned ladies man Joey Evans (Frank Sinatra) arrives in San Francisco looking for nightclub entertainment work and lands a job at The Barbary Coast...

Panic In Needle Park, The (1971)

Drug abuse movies can be hard to take, but this compelling drama has a superior screenplay (by Joan Didion and her husband John Gregory...

Panic in Year Zero (1962)

The Baldwins are a suburban Los Angeles family, headed by the gruff, controlling dad, Harry (Ray Milland, who also directed the film), and his dutiful...

Paper Moon (1973)

Ryan O'Neal plays a bible-selling conman in depression-era Kansas, who falls in with a sassy, cigarette-smoking little girl (O'Neal's daughter, Tatum) who proves to...

Papillon (1973)

This unrelenting film was made by Franklin J Schaffner from Henri Charrière's autobiographical account of life in (and escape from) the penal colony on...

Paradise Alley (1978)

Paradise Alley was written and directed by Sylvester Stallone, who also played the starring role in this entertaining account of three Italian-American brothers whose sole...

Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)

After striking box office gold with the massive hit Blue Hawaii (1961), Elvis Presley returned for more fun in the 50th state, with the combination of...

Paranoiac (1962)

The return of Tony Ashby (Alexander Davion), believed drowned in boyhood, on the eve of the division of the family fortune saves Eleanor (Janette...

Paratroop Command (1959)

Second World War adventure, starring Richard Bakalyan, Ken Lynch and Jack Hogan. During the landings in North Africa and Sicily, American paratrooper Charlie (Bakalyan) accidentally...

Parent Trap, The (1961)

They cloned Pollyanna. Not really, but that was certainly the effect Walt Disney wanted for 1961's The Parent Trap. Young actress Hayley Mills (pictured at right) had...

Paris, Texas (1984)

German director Wim Wenders miraculously accomplished what most American directors could never do - he made an absorbing film about the landscape of the...

Party Party (1983)

"It's New Year's Eve. Larry's parents are at the vicarage dance, leaving Larry in charge of the house. Big mistake. Because Larry's a party...

Party, The (1968)

Peter Sellers plays Hrundi V. Bakshi - a bumbling Indian movie extra who, after prematurely blowing up a very expensive fort (which was meant...

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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...