Yakuza, The (1975)

Retired detective and ex-serviceman Harry Kilmer (Robert Mitchum) is called on to help an old army friend whose daughter is being held hostage by...

Yanks (1979)

While stationed in a small Lancashire town as they await D-Day, three American soldiers become involved in romances with local women. Some interesting performances from...

Year My Voice Broke, The (1987)

An intelligent, downbeat coming-of-age film set in Australia in 1962. The 15-year-old protagonist Danny (Noah Taylor) suffers heartbreak when the girl he loves - the...

Year of Living Dangerously, The (1982)

This thriller/romance is set in Indonesia (though filmed in the Philippines) in 1965, just before the fall of the Sukarno regime. Civil war is breaking...

Yellow Balloon, The (1953)

A young boy dies while playing in the ruins of a London neighbourhood destroyed during the blitz. His friend, who was with him at the...

Yellow Submarine (1968)

The Beatles come to the rescue when the evil Blue Meanies try to drive all the music and fun from Pepperland in the third...

Yellow Teddy Bears, The (1963)

The title of the film refers to the small yellow teddy bears worn by some of the girls at Peterbridge Grammar School on their...

Yellowbeard (1983)

Yellowbeard was the realisation of Graham Chapman's long-standing desire to film a comic pirate romp in the style of Robert Newton’s celebrated Long John...

Yentl (1984)

Barbra Streisand spent fifteen years of her life trying to get Yentl on the screen. Every cynic in the film industry told her it could not...

Yesterday Machine, The (1963)

Young college student Howie Ellison (Jay Ramsey) is trying to fix his broken-down car in the middle of nowhere while the radio blares rock...

Yield To The Night (1956)

A poignant and sadly forgotten 1956 black and white British film directed by J Lee Thompson inspired by the story of Ruth Ellis -...

You Can’t See ’round Corners (1969)

The story of a man who has a chip on his shoulder and is against the world at large. Frankie McCoy (Ken Shorter) is young,...

You Must Be Joking! (1965)

If you've ever wondered how Monty Python's "Upper-Class Twit of the Year" sketch would fare at feature length, this scattershot comedy from Michael Winner...

You Only Live Twice (1967)

The fifth in the Bond series sees James Bond and the Japanese secret service ninja force taking on arch-nemesis Blofeld, who has been capturing...

You’re a Big Boy Now (1966)

For his first major studio feature as director (after several years working for Roger Corman), Francis Ford Coppola made a fun offbeat coming-of-age nightmare...

You’ve Got Mail (1998)

You've Got Mail stars Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks as rivals - she owns a small bookshop, he runs a greedy chain - who fall...

You’ve Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You’ll...

Carter Fields (Zalman King) stars as a young New Yorker failing in marriage, in his job, and in his search for sex, in this...

Young Einstein (1988)

A chap called Yahoo Serious wrote, produced, directed and starred in this Australian spoof biography of Albert Einstein - a Naive Tasmanian scientist who...

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Dr Frankenstein's grandson, Frederick von Frankenstein, reluctantly decides to follow in his ancestor's footprints in Mel Brooks' affectionate parody of horror films. Freddy would like to...

Young Guns (1988)

In this version of the legend of Billy the Kid, the young William H Bonney joins a wealthy rancher's gang of young guns. When the...

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