The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)
An exhausted group of prisoners of war are forced to build a bridge, yet keep their spirits high.
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Restored version of the Lean classic sees an idealistic poet/physician and the fiancée of a political activist meet and fall in love against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution.
Great Expectations (1946)
Classic adaptation of Dickens' novel about a orphan who finds a mystery inheritance propels him into high society.
Kafka (1991)
An insurance clerk becomes determined to discover the truth behind a terror cell.
Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
A poor relation decides to revenge himself on the aristocrats who disinherited his mother by killing them off one by one. Reissue.
The Ladykillers (1955)
Criminals find their heist plot foiled by a little old lady.
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
A scheme to embezzle gold bullion goes awry in this classic black comedy.
Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
A flamboyant biography of T E Lawrence. There is no greater cinematic epic.
Our Man In Havana (1959)
An expatriate vacuum cleaner salesman is recruited as a Secret Service operative in Cuba.
The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
A British secret service agent is sent to West Berlin to uncover a neo-Nazi cell.
Star Wars: Episode 5 - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Superior sequel, to Lucas's space hit.
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