Pretty Poison (1968)

"She's such a sweet girl. He's such a nice boy. They'll scare the hell out of you". An innocent-looking teenager (Tuesday Weld) is schooled by...

Pretty Woman (1990)

Pretty Woman is a funny, beautifully photographed, old-fashioned yet modern romantic love story. Julia Roberts plays Vivian, a Hollywood hooker who shows lonely, self-made millionaire Edward...

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

The life of doomed gay British playwright Joe Orton gets a no-holds-barred but sure-handed telling by director Stephen Frears in this funny and moving...

Pride and The Passion, The (1957)

This starry, over-inflated and expensive ($5 million) movie, set in Spain, was adapted from C.S. Forester's The Gun, about a guerrilla band dragging a massive...

Primary Colors (1998)

After five years of movies featuring surrogate Bill Clintons ranging from benevolent (Dave, The American President) to vengeful (Air Force One) to malignant (Absolute...

Prime Cut (1972)

In this sleazy and irreverent crime thriller from Downhill Racer (1969) director Michael Ritchie, Lee Marvin plays Nick Devlin, a Chicago Mob enforcer sent to...

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The (1969)

Period drama starring Maggie Smith in her Oscar-winning role as the eccentric Scottish teacher whose unorthodox views and teaching methods entrance pupils at an...

Primitive London (1965)

Opening with the birth of a baby, the exploitation 'documentary' film Primitive London attempts to cover just about every social group making News of...

Primitives, The (1962)

'The Primitives' are four jewel thieves - three men led by one woman - posing as entertainers, who draw upon their skill with disguises...

Prince of Darkness (1987)

Although he never enjoyed much commercial success during the 80s, many of John Carpenter's films have garnered cult status over the years. Prince of Darkness...

Princess Bride, The (1987)

Part swashbuckling adventure, part tongue-in-cheek parody, The Princess Bride is a fairy tale with a comic edge. The story begins when a gravel-voiced Grandpa (Columbo's Peter Falk)...

Private Benjamin (1980)

Widowed on her wedding night, sheltered socialite Judy Benjamin proves susceptible to a persuasive recruitment officer extolling the joys of life in the "new"...

Private Function, A (1984)

In post-war Yorkshire, with rationing still very much in force, a mild-mannered chiropodist tries to prove his worth to the snobbish locals by kidnapping...

Private Lessons (1981)

Sylvia Kristel takes her notoriety as princess of soft-porn in European erotica such as Emmanuelle (1974) for an American makeover in this suggestive fantasy which has teenager...

Private Road (1971)

Up-and-coming short story writer Peter Morrissey (Bruce Robinson) meets pretty young receptionist Ann Halpern (Susan Penhaligon) at his publishing house. Peter's laid back lifestyle and...

Private War of Major Benson, The (1955)

Major Bernard Benson (Charlton Heston), noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking, is given a choice to be drummed out of the Army...

Private’s Progress (1956)

Upper-class innocent Stanley Windrush (Ian Carmichael) has to interrupt his university education when he is called up in 1942 and falls in with a...

Privilege (1967)

Privilege was Peter Watkins' first feature film. It was made after he quit the BBC in disgust following the Corporation's banning (supposedly after lobbying from...

Prizzi’s Honor (1985)

Jack Nicholson enjoys himself enormously as bumbling hit man Charley Partanna, who falls for gorgeous 'tax consultant' Irene Walker (Kathleen Turner) - who in...

Producers, The (1968)

Accountant Leo Bloom (Gene Wilder) tells down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel), who has to charm wealthy widows to raise money for his plays,...

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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...