S.O.B. (1981)

You don't expect this sort of ill-conceived vitriol from Blake Edwards, creator of the amiable, if idiotic, Inspector Clouseau, especially when Edwards's wife Julie...

Sabata (1969)

Spaghetti Western starring Lee Van Cleef and William Berger. When a fortune in army gold is stolen from a bank in Texas, a mysterious stranger...

Salem’s Lot (1979)

Ben Mears (David Soul of Starsky & Hutch fame) is a writer who has returned to his hometown of Jerusalem's Lot in New England (abbreviated...

Salò (120 Days of Sodom) (1975)

Relocating the Marquis de Sade's notorious novel to wartime Italy, this film has become synonymous with sexual deviance and bestial violence. Yet, Pier Paolo Pasolini...

Salon Kitty (1976)

Kitty Kellermann (Ingrid Thulin) runs a brothel in Nazi Germany - the Salon Kitty - where the soldiers of the Third Reich come to...

Salt and Pepper (1968)

After discovering the body of a murdered female Chinese agent in their trendy Soho (London) nightclub, groovy owners Charles Salt (Sammy Davis Jr) and...

Salute Of The Jugger, The (1988)

A brutally violent sport (combining rugby, basketball and gratuitous violence) becomes popular in a post-apocalyptic America, both in the luxurious underground cities and the...

Salvador (1986)

Fact-based drama about cynical, drug-taking, burnt-out foreign correspondent Richard Boyle (James Woods) who visits El Salvador in the early 1980s to escape his personal problems...

Same Time Next Year (1978)

In 1951, at the Sea Shadows Inn on the Mendocino County coast, Doris (Ellen Burstyn), a 24-year-old housewife from Oakland, meets George (Alan Alda), a...

Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)

This biting social/sexual satire was from the same team responsible for My Beautiful Laundrette (1986). Sammy (Ayub Khan-Din) and Rosie (Frances Barber) are a hip...

Sand Pebbles, The (1966)

Engineer Jake Holman (Steve McQueen) arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of...

Sandwich Man, The (1966)

Mild-mannered widower Horace Quilby is a 'Sandwich Man' who carries a sandwich-board on behalf of Finklebaum and O'Casey - dealers in 'misfit clothing' - and...

Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964)

The people of Mars kidnap Santa Claus and two children in an effort to capture the Christmas spirit for their listless children who have...

Saragossa Manuscript, The (1965)

Based on the 1813 novel by Jan Potocki, this is a complex and exhilarating film that ranks among the most remarkable achievements of 1960s...

Satan’s Sadists (1969)

The Satans are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor (Russ Tamblyn). The gang stop at a diner in the middle the California desert...

Satanic Rites of Dracula, The (1973)

Following Dracula AD 1972 came Hammer’s modern-dress entry in the Dracula series. The Satanic Rites of Dracula is a science fiction/horror/thriller hybrid lacking in Hammer’s usual Gothic flavour...

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1961)

Albert Finney rose to stardom in this stark kitchen sink drama written by Alan Sillitoe showing working-class lifestyles in an English industrial community. Finney plays...

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

The movie which single-handedly made disco the dominant force on the planet for a brief period of the 70s and launched John Travolta to...

Saturn 3 (1980)

Research workers Kirk Douglas and Farrah Fawcett live an idyllic Adam and Eve existence in a synthetic food-making factory on Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Then...

Savage Bees, The (1976)

This made-for-television film is another of the nature-gone-wild thrillers that seemed so much in vogue in the 1970s. A swarm of African killer bees descend...

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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...