Party’s Over, The (1963)

Enigmatic young Melina (Louise Sorel) is the runaway daughter of an American magnate who has fallen in with a group of Chelsea beatniks called...

Passage To India, A (1984)

Based on the novel by E.M. Forster, this film takes a simple story and transforms it into a priceless work of vision, beauty, and...

Passport to Shame (1958)

Diana Dors is at her Marilyn Monroe-esque voluptuous peak in this 1958 film drama about prostitution in London. Poured into bum-hugging skirts and Frederick's...

Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid (1973)

New Mexico, 1881. The days of the Wild West are numbered. Although Billy The Kid (Kris Kristofferson) is still living the life of an outlaw,...

Paths of Glory (1957)

Based on an actual incident in World War I that was hushed up by the French authorities at the time, Paths of Glory is set at...

Patrick (1978)

"He's In A Coma . . . Yet He Can Kill" promised the tagline for the 1978 Australian film Patrick, helpfully establishing both the...

Patton (1970)

Franklin J Schaffner's complex study of the "red-blooded" American General was co-written by Francis Coppola and managed at once to be intimate (the opening...

Pawnbroker, The (1965)

Concentration camp survivor Sol Nazerman (Rod Steiger) tries to make a fresh start in New York but is plagued by flashbacks of his experiences...

Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)

Although a spin-off from the children's TV series, this big-screen adventure is inventive enough to paste together its slim narrative with great charm. Pee-Wee Herman,...

Peeping Tom (1960)

In the year that Hitchcock made Psycho, director Michael Powell created another deviant killer. But this one lived in London, and as well as trashing our...

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Peggy Sue is an all-American girl going haywire. She's a wife, a mother of two, and a businesswoman, facing a divorce and middle age...

Pelican Brief, The (1994)

When this was made, John Grisham's stock in Hollywood was so high that one of his shopping lists could probably have spawned a blockbuster...

Pennies From Heaven (1981)

Dennis Potter's TV serial is given the Hollywood treatment here with Steve Martin playing troubled sheet music salesman Arthur Parker. It's set in Chicago during...

Penthouse, The (1967)

Married estate agent Bruce Victor (Terence Morgan) and his mistress, shop girl Barbara (Suzy Kendall,) are having a secret affair in a borrowed -...

People That Time Forgot, The (1977)

The People That Time Forgot - a direct sequel to The Land That Time Forgot (1975) - was the last film made by Amicus...

People Under the Stairs, The (1991)

A pre-Pulp Fiction Ving Rhames and a resourceful 13-year-old kid (Brandon Adams) break into the labyrinthine house of their landlord to steal a valuable coin collection...

People Versus Larry Flynt, The (1996)

"If the First Amendment will protect a scumbag like me, then it'll protect all of you . . . 'cause I'm the worst", declares...

Percy (1971)

Surgeon Emmanuel Whitbread (Denholm Elliott) believes he has perfected pioneering penis-transplant surgery but he needs a patient or two (a recipient and a donor). Meanwhile,...

Percy’s Progress (1974)

When a US Air Force plane crashes into the sea with a load of chemicals and contaminates the world's water supply, it is discovered...

Perfect Friday (1970)

This little-known swinging 60s caper film sees Stanley Baker in fine form as an uptight deputy bank manager who recruits a glamorous socialite (Ursula...

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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...