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Beat GirlBeat Girl (1960) Aro Favourite
Dir. Edmond T. Greville
Feat. Gillian Hills, Adam Faith, Christopher Lee
Providing a rare peek into the British 'beat scene', this groovy juvenile delinquency drama proves there was teenage wildlife before the Beatles, and…
Curse of the Werewolf, TheCurse of the Werewolf, The (1961)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Oliver Reed, Clifford Evans
Hammer horror based on the novel "The Werewolf of Paris" by Guy Endore and starring Oliver Reed as the werewolf in his first credited film…
Ken Russell at the BBCKen Russell at the BBC (Elgar; Debussy; Always on Sunday; Isadora; Dante's Inferno; Song of Summer) (1962-1968)
Dir. Ken Russell
Feat. Oliver Reed, Vladek Sheybal, Vernon Dobtcheff
The engrossing early works of the controversial director comprises six of his famed artist portraits
Damned, TheDamned, The (These Are The Damned) (1963) Recommended
Dir. Joseph Losey
Feat. Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors
Dir. Joseph Losey’s bleak but brilliant movie about a breed of radioactive children groomed to withstand a nuclear apocalypse is one of best…
Party's Over, TheParty's Over, The (1965) Recommended
Dir. Guy Hamilton
Feat. Oliver Reed
Stark yet salubrious cautionary tale of wayward youth set in the Chelsea beatnik scene, where "wild and drunken partying" and a brooding Oliver Reed…
Oliver!Oliver! (1968) Recommended
Dir. Carol Reed
Feat. Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Mark Lester
For a 'family' film to win the Best Picture Oscar it has to be something special. Perfect musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' timeless tale is…
Women in LoveWomen in Love (1969) Recommended
Dir. Ken Russell
Feat. Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson
Ken Russell's esteemed version of D.H. Lawrence's finest novel about a macho entrepreneur, his philosophically and sexually dubious friend and their…
Take a Girl Like YouTake a Girl Like You (1969)
Dir. Jonathan Miller
Feat. Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed
A rare adult role for child star Hayley Mills, playing a school teacher in a small British town who is reckoning with the attentions of multiple…
Devils, TheDevils, The (1971) Aro Favourite
Dir. Ken Russell
Feat. Oliver Reed
Ken Russell's subversive foray into Catholic guilt is as bold and disturbing as it is brilliant. Amidst the witch trials of medieval France, Oliver…
Hunting Party, TheHunting Party, The (1971)
Dir. Don Medford
Feat. Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman
WILD BUNCH–wannabe with Gene Hackman hunting ruffian Oliver Reed and kidnapped wife Candice Bergan to the ends of the earth. A ridiculously…
Three Musketeers, TheThree Musketeers, The (1973) Recommended
Dir. Richard Lester
Feat. Oliver Reed, Michael York, Richard Chamberlain
Splendidly cheeky version of Alexandre Dumas' enduring classic with dashing gents clearly enjoying the romp. It's Raquel Welch, however, who's the…
Four Musketeers, TheFour Musketeers, The (1973)
Dir. Richard Lester
Feat. Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain
Similarly irreverant follow–up to dir. Lester's THREE MUSKETEERS with the same cast continuing in the swashbuckling vein. Excellent cast with a…
RevolverRevolver (Blood in the Streets) (1973)
Dir. Sergio Sollima
Feat. Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi
Equal turns punchy and preposterous, this 'spaghetti crime thriller' involves a prison warden (Reed) who is drawn into an intricate web of deceit…
And Then There Were NoneAnd Then There Were None (Ten Little Indians) (1974)
Dir. Peter Collinson
Feat. Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer, Richard Attenborough
Agatha Christie’s "Ten Little Indians" receives a clunky, if still entertaining makeover in this stacked international adaptation of the macabre…
TommyTommy (1975) Aro Favourite
Dir. Ken Russell
Feat. Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Eric Clapton
The Who's ground–breaking rock opera about the deaf, dumb and blind kid who plays a mean pin–ball. It's a bad taste extravaganza that…
Big Sleep, TheBig Sleep, The (1977)
Dir. Michael Winner
Feat. Oliver Reed, Robert Mitchum, Joan Collins
Having switched the setting of Chandler's classic Marlowe mystery to the U.K, it's still a hard act to follow after the magnificent performance of…
Brood, TheBrood, The (1979) Aro Favourite
Dir. David Cronenberg
Feat. Oliver Reed
Oliver Reed stars in this disturbing tale about genetic experiments and the reaches of parental anger. Though violent and often surreal, the story…
Lion of the DesertLion of the Desert (1980)
Dir. Moustapha Akkad
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, John Gielgud
An epic account of the 'David and Goliath' battle on the Libyan desert between Mussolini's all–powerful army and the Bedouin, circa 1930. 
CondormanCondorman (Condor Man) (1981)
Dir. Charles Jarrott
Feat. Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Barbara Carrera
An odd, but likeable superhero–spy yarn from Disney, in which a cartoonist (Crawford) turns himself into a living version of one of his own…
CastawayCastaway (1987)
Dir. Nicolas Roeg
Feat. Amanda Donohoe, Oliver Reed
Amanda Donahue and Oliver Reed cohabit on a desert island. Story verges on allegory.
Barbara Cartland Collection, TheBarbara Cartland Collection, The (A Hazard of Hearts, The Lady and the Highwayman, A Ghost in Monte Carlo, Duel of Hearts) (1987-1991)
Feat. Hugh Grant, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael York
Four made–for–TV adaptations from the prolific romance novel oeuvre of British writer and media personality Barbara Cartland. A HAZARD…
Adventures of Baron MunchausenAdventures of Baron Munchausen (1989) Recommended
Dir. Terry Gilliam
Feat. Oliver Reed, Uma Thurman, Robin Williams
An elaborate and hugely expensive adventure for dir. Gilliam who successfully visualises the fantastic tall–tales of the real–life 18th…
Prisoner of HonourPrisoner of Honour (1991)
Dir. Ken Russell
Feat. Richard Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Peter Firth
Fact–based story of a military official Alfred Dreyfuss who was wrongly convicted of espionage in the French army c1900. Richard Dreyfuss (no…
Funny BonesFunny Bones (1995) Recommended
Dir. Peter Chelsom
Feat. Oliver Platt, Jerry Lewis, Lee Evans
A fascinating ode to laughter and the business of laughter. After failing on the cut–throat Las Vegas circuit, would–be comic Oliver…
Parting ShotsParting Shots (1998)
Dir. Michael Winner
Feat. Chris Rea, Bob Hoskins, Ben Kingsley
Once–fashionable photographer Chris Rea finds out he only has months to live, and decides to get his own back at those that have made his life…
GladiatorGladiator (2000) Recommended
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris
As good a Roman Sandal epic as ever there was, with a stoic and be–sandalled Russell Crowe refusing to carry over his loyalty to the new…

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