A series of short plays, all originally written in the 1920s.

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Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

University students form relationships and perform pranks with disastrous consequences all round.

Director: Ralph Thomas
Stars: Virginia Maskell, Paul Rogers, Ian McShane
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Three unrelated horror shorts from 1975 UK horror anthology series "Classics Dark and Dangerous" edited together into one horror film anthology with three segments. Each story features a woman who willingly or unwillingly spreads evil.

Directors: Robert Fuest, Alvin Rakoff, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ronee Blakley, Graham Crowden, Ed Devereaux
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Poland is under communist rule. An exiled Polish theater director is in England, enthusiastically preparing an abstract play which will criticize the authoritarian Polish government. His sons might not share his political views, though.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Stars: Michael York, Joanna Szczerbic, Michal Skolimowski
The Ghoul (1975)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Peter Cushing stars as a former priest who harbors a dark and horrible secret in his attic. The locked room serves as a prison cell for his crazed, cannibalistic adult son, who acquired his... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis
Stars: Peter Cushing, John Hurt, Alexandra Bastedo
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An art student is thrown out of college. Depressed, he comes up with the Party of Dynamic Erection, a near fascist "party" that promotes male sexual dominance and which attracts a couple of other unsavory confused characters.

Director: Stuart Cooper
Stars: John Hurt, John McEnery, David Warner
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man comes into a pub and boasts that he has just killed his father. Instead of condemning him for the crime, the locals revel in his story and praise him for his deed, with the daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson
Stars: Sinéad Cusack, Pauline Delaney, John Hurt
Certificate: M Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After WW2, in an Austrian camp for displaced persons, an interpreter mediates between the British and the Soviets regarding the fate of various refugees.

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: David Niven, Topol, Anna Karina
Certificate: GP Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Young Catherine Morelli who lives in Rome, goes to Geneva to find romance at her father's wedding. There she begins a near nymphomaniac pursuit of a mystery-fantasy man called Gregory.

Director: Peter Wood
Stars: Julie Christie, Michael Sarrazin, John Hurt
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In Italy, a vacationing Englishman leaves his girlfriend for a wealthy mysterious American widow who's sailing the seas in search of her long-lost sailor friend.

Director: Tony Richardson
Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Ian Bannen, Vanessa Redgrave
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.

Director: Stuart Cooper
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Francine Racette, David Hemmings
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In 1974, a pair of pub bombings rocked Birmingham, England. The terrorist attacks killed dozens of innocent civilians and wounded many more. But another tragedy took place in their ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Beckham
Stars: Martin Shaw, John Hurt, Roger Allam
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Womanizing biologist studies life in colony of penguins.

Directors: Alfred Viola, Roy Boulting
Stars: John Hurt, Hayley Mills, Dudley Sutton
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A series of short plays, all originally written in the 1920s.

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