V.I.P.s, The (1963)

Made principally to cash in on the Richard Burton/Elizabeth Taylor romance - the movie raced Cleopatra into the cinemas - this is a glossy,...

Valley Girl (1983)

A sweet-natured San Fernando Valley suburbanite (Deborah Foreman) falls for an adventurous Hollywood punk from the wrong side of the tracks (Nicolas Cage). The mismatched...

Valley of the Dolls (1967)

Three young women decide on a career in show business in this trashy film version of Jacqueline Susann's pulp novel. They are lovely to behold,...

Value for Money (1955)

Young Chayley Broadbent (John Gregson) from Barfield, Yorkshire, inherits a sizeable legacy from his notoriously miserly millionaire industrialist father, John Henry Broadbent, upon his...

Vampira (1974)

The usually suave David Niven stars as Count Dracula in this horror film-with-a-difference. He opens his Transylvanian castle to tourists and takes blood samples from...

Vampire Circus (1972)

In 19th century Serbia, the town of Schettel is cut off from the rest of the world by the plague. The local doctor (Richard...

Vampire Lovers, The (1970)

The Vampire Lovers was Hammer’s first and only co-production with Hollywood’s leading horror specialists - American International - who had been responsible for most...

Van Nuys Blvd. (1979)

A young man named Bobby (Bill Adler) leaves his small town and drives his custom van to Van Nuys Boulevard - in the San...

Van, The (1977)

Bobby (Stuart Getz) is a Los Angeles teenager who blows all his college savings on buying a custom Dodge van - complete with waterbed,...

Vanishing Point (1971)

Kowalski (Barry Newman) bets a friend that he will deliver a car - a supercharged white 1970 Dodge Challenger - from Denver to San...

Vault of Horror (1973)

This Amicus film begins with shots of the Houses Of Parliament and stirringly ominous music from Douglas Gamely. The camera pans across the Thames...

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Writer-director Todd Haynes created an original and visually stunning faux documentary charting the rise and fall of a fictional glam-rock star – using David Bowie as...

Venetian Affair, The (1966)

Former CIA man, Bill Fenner (Robert Vaughn), now a downbeat, loner journalist, is sent to Venice to investigate the shock suicide bombing by an...

Vengeance of Fu Manchu, The (1967)

Fu Manchu (Christopher Lee) and his daughter Lin Tang (Tsai Chin) are alive and well and up to no good in China. Fu has abducted...

Vengeance of She, The (1968)

  Czechoslovakian beauty Olinka Berova is taken for the reincarnation of novelist H Rider Haggard's Ayesha (as immortalised by Ursula Andress) in this mediocre sequel...

Vertigo (1958)

When his fear of heights starts to impinge on his effectiveness as a San Francisco cop, John "Scottie" Ferguson (Stewart) is compelled to leave...

Very Brady Sequel, A (1996)

One of the rare occasions when a sequel works better than the original, this follow-up to the 1995 big-screen adaptation of TV's The Brady...

Very Important Person (1961)

A happy-go-lucky bunch of British prisoners in a German POW camp during World War II discover that their new acerbic fellow prisoner is high-ranking...

Vibes (1988)

Nick Deezy (Jeff Goldblum) is a ‘psychometrist’ capable of touching an item and being able to psychically tell things about the person who handled...

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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...