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1957. Western from an original story by Elmore Leonard. A broke rancher takes the dangerous job of getting the captured leader of a notorious gang onto a train bound for Yuma. Starring Glenn Ford, Van Heflin & Felicia Farr. Remade in 2007 with Russell Crowe & Christian Bale in the lead roles.
1985. Horror/comedy starring Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr & Joseph Bologna. Among the supporting cast were several actors who later achieved great success & popularity including Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Carol Kane & Michael Richards.
1995. A dramatized account of the first all African-American Air Force squadron in WW II.
1966. Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo. Banned in France for five years after its release, it depicts events of the Algerian war for independence, both sides being shown to be brutal and misguided.
1990. A dramatization of the 1943 William Wyler documentary Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress. The ensemble cast features Matthew Modine, Eric Stolz & Harry Connick Jr.
1990. Alec Baldwin and Fred Ward, Dark, dark comedy.
1978, Science fiction thriller. A Nazi hunter discovers a plot to establish the Fourth Reich using Hitler clones created by Dr Joseph Mengele. Stars Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier & James Mason. Based on the book by Ira Levin
1976. Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson.
1995. Romantic drama based on the Robert James Waller novel. An Italian war bride & a National Geographic photographer have a brief affair which is revealed when letters & photos are discovered by the woman's children after her death. Starring Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep.
1974. First feature film from director Peter Weir.
1984. Eddie Murphy's first outing as Axel Foley.
1943. A submarine captain is on a covert mission take a meteorologist along the Japanese coast to gather weather information helpful to the upcoming Doolittle Raid, the first air strike on Tokyo. Stars Cary Grant & John Garfield. Directed by Delmer Daves.
1986. A homeless man has a profound effect on the rich family who take him in after he tries to drown himself in their swimming pool. Stars Nick Nolte, Richard Dreyfuss & Bette Midler.
1979. The story of what is reputedly the only successful escape from Alcatraz prison in the San Francisco Bay. Starring Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward, Jack Thibeau & Patrick McGoohan.
198. Dystopian action film directed co-written & co-scored by John Carpenter. A special forces officer is sent to Manhattan Island, which has been converted into a maximum security prison, in order to find an escape pod containing the U.S president after Air Force One crashes during a hijacking.
1998. Black comedy directed by Terry Gilliam who also adapted the screenplay from the Hunter S Thompson novel. A man & his attorney, played by Johnny Depp & Benicio del Toro embark on a drug-fuelled journey through the Nevada desert.
1945. A western starring John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut & William Frawley. A naive cowboy has to win back money he has lost by foiling a card sharp as well as the affections of a girl he has fallen for.
1933 Dolores Del Rio stars but the film is now best known as the first screen pairing of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire.
1951. The final film of director Edwin L Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, Phyllis Thaxter & Ray Teal. A gunslinger turned newspaperman clashes with a crooked cattle baron.
1963. Sean Connery as James Bond.
1966. Michael Caine as Harry Palmer.
2002. dir. Martin Scorsese, Daniel Day-Lewis won the BAFTA for best actor.
2004 A widower must overcome grief & everyday struggles to become a good dad to his precocious daughter. Stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler & Raquel Castro. Written & directed by Kevin Smith.
1990. Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer in the adaptation of John Le Carre's novel.
1985. Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas. Sequel to Romancing the Stone.
1961. A dramatized account of the Judges Trial which was one of twelve U.S. military tribunals held before the Subsequent Nuremberg Trials. Directed by Stanley Kramer. Burt Lancaster & Spencer Tracey lead an all-star cast.
1965. Drama about a young poker player and his quest to beat the best player, “The Man" Stars Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margaret & Karl Malden
1989. Uli Edel directed drama which focuses on the lives of the inhabitants of a working-class neighbourhood in Brooklyn. Cast includes Stephen Lang, Jennifer Jason Leigh & Burt Young. Music by Mark Knoffler
A 2006 screen adaptation of the Giles Foden novel which is the fictional account of the personal physician of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Some events depicted in the film are historically accurate.
1995. Nicolas Cage won the Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Actor.
2006. Dir. Clint Eastwood.
1985. Comedy about a married couple who abandon their bourgeois life to travel across America. Directed & co-written by Albert Brooks. Stars Albert Brooks & Julie Haggerty.
1944. Judy Garland sings 'The Trolley Song' and 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'
1959. dir. Alain Resnais, a classic of the French New Wave.
1939. A naive but honest man becomes embroiled in politics. Directed by Frank Capra. Stars James Stewart & Jean Arthur. Famous for the so-called "filibuster scene"
1991. Directed by Gus Van Sant, starring River Phoenix & Keanu Reeves, the film explores the lives of two young street hustlers.
1977. dir. Martin Scorsese, starring Liza Minnelli and Robert de Niro.
1977. dir. Martin Scorsese, starring Liza Minnelli and Robert de Niro.
2013 drama starring Jeremy Irons. Based on the 2004 novel written by Pascal Mercier
1979. Comedy-drama starring Nick Nolte & Mac Davis about professional gridiron in the 1970s. Based on the novel by Peter Gent who co-wrote the script with director Ted Kotcheff.
1959. An adaptation of the Grahame Green novel. Directed by Carol Reed & starred Alec Guinness
1985. Dir. Sydney Pollack. Starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford.
1949 Comedy set in post-war London. Stars Stanley Holloway, Margaret Rutherford & Hermione Baddeley.
1985 Romantic comedy starring Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels & Danny Aiello. Directed by Woody Allen.
1987. Dir. the Coen brothers. Holly Hunter and Nicolas Cage.
1948. Starring Richard Attenborough. Based on the Graham Greene novel.
1975. Director and star Clint Eastwood.
1993. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks.
1940. Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and James Stewart.
2015. Bio-pic directed by F Gary Gray about gangsta rap group N.W.A.
2002. Reese Witherspoon and Josh Lucas.
1944. During WW II a Land Girl has glue poured over her hair in an unprovoked attack by a stranger. She enlists the help of two soldiers to help her track down the culprit. This initiates a 'pilgrimage' or journey of self-discovery for each of them. Co-written, co-directed & co-produced by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Stars Sheila Sim, Eric Portman, Dennis Price & Sgt John Sweet.
1995. Crime/gangster movie directed by Gary Fleder with an ensemble cast headed by Andy Garcia.
1944. Starring Van Johnson, Spencer Tracey & Robert Walker. Depicts the Doolittle Raid in WW II.
1985. Action thriller directed by William Friedkin & based on the novel of the same name by former Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich.
1980 Dir. Louis Malle. Burt Lancaster and Susan Sarandon.
2006. Film version of the 1980s TV series.
1949. Starring Bing Crosby and based on the Mark Twain novel.
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