Sights and Sounds (1967-2006)

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1.
Class of 1984 (1982)
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A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school. (98 mins.)
Director: Mark Lester
 
2.
Za jia xiao zi (1979)
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Knockabout is Sammo HungÂ's (TVÂ's Martial Law, The Legend Of Zu) brilliant cinematic achievement at merging comedy with kung fu. His meticulous blending of the two ingredients is vividly demonstrated in this film. (92 mins.)
 
3.
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
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While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has a emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires. (90 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
4.
Weekend (1967)
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A supposedly idyllic week-end trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams... (105 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
5.
Long Weekend (1978)
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When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood. (97 mins.)
Director: Colin Eggleston
 
6.
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
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Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world. (77 mins.)
Director: Jaromil Jires
 
7.
Eureka (1983)
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In 1925, Arctic prospector Jack McCann becomes a rich man when he strikes gold but 20 years later he faces major personal and family problems. (130 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
 
8.
Cobra Verde (1987)
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The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves... (111 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
9.
The Cars That Eat People (1974)
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The small town of Paris, Australia deliberately causes car accidents, then sells/salvages all valuables from the wrecks as a means of economy. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
10.
Spiral (2000)
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The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed with and tormented by spirals. (90 mins.)
Director: Higuchinsky
 
11.
Ming jian (1980)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Patrick Tam
“ The Sword ” - New Version
 
12.
The Company of Wolves (1984)
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A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window. (95 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
13.
Boiling Point (1990)
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Two disquieted junior baseball players seek revenge on the local yakuza for attacking their coach. (96 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
14.
Going Places (1974)
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Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble... (150 mins.)
Director: Bertrand Blier
 
15.
Harlequin (1980)
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A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible in this mystical-fantasy. Senator Rast is a very powerful man... (95 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
“ Robert Powell in the kind of clothes that would have a popinjay purring. ” - New Version
 
16.
The Blob (1988)
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A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. (95 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
 
17.
Bleeder (1999)
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Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get aquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo beats his pregnant wife, Louise, which is a VERY bad idea, as her brother, Louis, is a violent racist. (98 mins.)
 
18.
The Seventh Continent (1989)
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A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
19.
Deep Red (1975)
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After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried. (126 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
20.
The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
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He is a revenge-obssessed stevedore whose sister was brutally raped and murdered. She is a wealthy, elusive woman. They try hard to get together... or do they? (137 mins.)
 
21.
The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
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Mr. Neville, a cocksure young artist is contracted by Mrs. Herbert, the wife of a wealthy landowner... (108 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
22.
Road Games (1981)
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A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway. (101 mins.)
 
23.
Shi lai yun dao (1985)
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Chiu Chi-Lung and Ng Kuai-Tak are two movie stunt actors in Hong Kong and are suspicious of Lung's father Chiu's mysterious behavior... (95 mins.)
Director: Kar-Wing Lau
“ Those Merry Souls ” - New Version
 
24.
The Great Silence (1968)
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A mute gunfighter defends a young widow and a group of outlaws against a gang of bounty killers in the winter of 1898, and a grim, tense struggle unfolds. (105 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
25.
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
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A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen King
 
26.
Body Double (1984)
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A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences. (114 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
27.
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
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During a rural picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
28.
Summer (1986)
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It's July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and "empty", but this won't last; one day she accidently meets someone who seems to be totally made for her... (98 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
 
29.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
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As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
30.
Heart of Glass (1976)
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The foreman of a small village glassworks dies without revealing the secret to the famous "Ruby Glass". (94 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
31.
Damnation (1988)
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A lonely barfly falls in love with a married bar singer. (120 mins.)
Director: Béla Tarr
 
32.
The Quiet Earth (1985)
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A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda. (91 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Murphy
 
33.
Money Movers (1978)
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An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten the security. However, the biggest danger of a new heist lies within the company's own ranks. (92 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
“ Frank Wilson ” - New Version
 
34.
Benny's Video (1992)
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A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
35.
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
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Chinese soldiers in an ancient civil war get caught up in a fantastical quest to save the universe. (95 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ Zu Warriors ” - New Version
 
36.
Hardware (1990)
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The head of a cyborg reactivates and rebuilds itself and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment. (94 mins.)
Director: Richard Stanley
 
37.
The Vanishing (1988)
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Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
 
38.
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)
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This sequel to the New Zealand-set drama "Once Were Warriors" revisits alcoholic Maori man Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) and his wife... (108 mins.)
Director: Ian Mune
 
39.
The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
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Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge. (125 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
 
40.
Buddies (1983)
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Young miners Mike and Johnny (Colin Friels and Harold Hopkins) work in the gem fields of central Queensland around Emerald. Conflict arises when their pick-and-shovel operation is threatened by a large scale bulldozer operator. (97 mins.)
Director: Arch Nicholson
 
41.
Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha (2000)
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Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. (97 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
42.
Street People (1976)
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A Mafia boss is enraged when he is suspected of smuggling a heroin shipment into San Francisco. He dispatches his nephew... (101 mins.)
“ Insouciant casting of Roger Moore and Stacy Keach, was sadly was their only outing together. ” - New Version
 
43.
Exiled (2006)
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A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him. (110 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
44.
Bad Taste (1987)
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The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
45.
The Club (1980)
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Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club. (96 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
“ Frank Wilson ” - New Version
 
46.
Martin (1977)
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A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges. (95 mins.)
 
47.
Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
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After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist. (140 mins.)
 
48.
Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! (1967)
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Various factions, including a Half-breed Bandit, a gang of Homosexual Cowboys and a Priest, feud over stolen gold in a surreal town. (100 mins.)
Director: Giulio Questi
 
49.
The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
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An infamous hit-man becomes the target of a powerful oil tycoon after the former kills the latter's son. (95 mins.)
Director: Osamu Dezaki
 
50.
Walkabout (1971)
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Two young siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Australian boy on "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe. (100 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
 
51.
Above the Law (1986)
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Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides... (102 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
52.
Fear City (1984)
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Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and maimed by a psycho-killer. A conflicted ex-boxer-turned-talent-manager and his business partner and friend, who represent some of the girls, set out to find him before he strikes again. (95 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
“ Dvd edited by 'The tailor of Chalons'. ” - New Version
 
53.
Roberto Succo (2001)
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In the 80's Roberto Succo an Italian serial killer met a young girl in France. He's running away from his country because he killed his parents during an argument and the "carabinieri" are chasing him. (124 mins.)
Director: Cédric Kahn
 
54.
French Connection II (1975)
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"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York. (119 mins.)
 
55.
Moonraker (1979)
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James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide. (126 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
56.
Turkey Shoot (1982)
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Deviants are held at a rehabilitation fortress until they're set into a deadly game of survival, in the hopes of returning to world society. (93 mins.)
 
57.
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
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A post-apocalyptic tale based on a novella by Harlan Ellison. A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex... (91 mins.)
Director: L.Q. Jones
 
58.
Organ (1996)
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Two police detectives Numata and Tosaka infiltrate a group of underground black market human organ dealers... (110 mins.)
Director: Kei Fujiwara
 
59.
Blood Relatives (1978)
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Homicide detective Steve Carella is trying to solve the brutal murder of 17-year-old Muriel Stark. Her younger cousin Patricia, who saw the killer and barely escaped with her life, helps him. However, the case soon takes a bizarre turn. (100 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
60.
Patrick (1978)
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A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own. (112 mins.)
“ Frank Wilson ” - New Version
 
61.
Yong zhe wu ju (1981)
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A short-tempered, violent criminal named "White Tiger" is on the run from the police and joins a theater troupe for disguise... (91 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
62.
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
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A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled. (135 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
63.
The Grasscutter (1990 TV Movie)
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A middle-aged landscaper (the grasscutter) pursues a quiet life in New Zealand, but soon the life he left behind... (102 mins.)
Director: Ian Mune
 
64.
Kenkei tai soshiki boryoku (1975)
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Acting boss Hirotani of the Ohara gang uses his friendship with corrupt cop Kuno to usurp a staged land deal that rival yakuza gang Kawade had arranged through local politicians. Open warfare erupts between the two gangs. (100 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ Cops Vs Thugs ” - New Version
 
65.
The Stuff (1985)
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A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation, but the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world. (87 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
66.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
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Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. (98 mins.)
 
67.
Shen yong shuang xiang pao xu ji (1986)
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(92 mins.)
“ 'Rosa' by any other name would smell as...etc. ” - New Version
 
68.
Kotoko (2011)
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The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking... (91 mins.)
 
69.
Cat Chaser (1989)
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A Miami hotel owner finds danger when be becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back. (90 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
70.
Fuk sing go jiu (1985)
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Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds... (96 mins.)
 
71.
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
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Sequel to "Tetsuo" this time has the Iron Man transforming into cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son... (83 mins.)
 
72.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
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In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion. (115 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
73.
The Survivor (1981)
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A plane crashes just after takeoff and the only survivor, the pilot walks out of the wreckage. He doesn't remember the explosion or the crash, but 300 passengers & crew are dead. As the investigation goes on people are wanting answers. (87 mins.)
Director: David Hemmings
“ Featuring a solid cameo from the guy who played a serial killer on Prisoner Cell Block H. ” - New Version
 
74.
Dead of Night (1945)
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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales. (103 mins.)
 
75.
High Rolling in a Hot Corvette (1977)
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Two fun-loving carnival workers take a vacation with the hope of finding plenty of sex and drugs. Their "quest" is fulfilled when they encounter a dope-peddler and two exotic nightclub dancers. (89 mins.)
Director: Igor Auzins
 
76.
The Fury (1978)
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A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian DePalma
 
77.
Altered States (1980)
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A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. (102 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
78.
Vampire Circus (1972)
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A village in Nineteenth Century Europe is at first relieved when a circus breaks through the quarantine to take the local's minds off the plague... (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Young
 
79.
Cube (1997)
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6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali