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All the films I’ve ever seen (D)

The Dam Busters 1954

Damage 1992

Jeremey Irons vs Rupert Graves

Dances with Wolves 1990

In which Kevin Kostner got it right as performer and director

Dangerous Liaisons 1988

From Christopher Hampton’s play

Danny Champion of the World 1989

Jeremy Irons with his son Samuel in Roald Dahl’s book.

Danton 1982

Gerard Depardieu – I liked it!

The Dark Crystal 1982

My older brother adored it for some reason and got his hands on a programme. One for the kids. Shows what can be done with puppets.

Dave 1993

With Kevin Kline

David Copperfield 1934

Never bettered. With W.C. Fields as the definitive Mr Micawber.

Dawn 1928

In 1914 Brussels, Nurse Edith Cavel helps 210 English solders to escape before the Germans catch and execute her. (Maybe available at the IWM?)

The Dawn Patrol 1930 (remade 1938)

WWI Flying.

1938 Version with Errol Flyn and David Niven … supposedly on video.

The Day after Tomorrow 2004

Roland Emmerich gets it right again.

With Denis Quaid.

Day for Night 1973

Francois Truffaut. One I should see. For several years I read everything I could on Truffaut: biographies, letters and scripts.

The Day of the Jackal 1973

Edward Fox in his best film.

Days of Glory 1944

Gregory Peck as a Russian Peasant! On mid-afternoon BBC2 recently

Days of Thunder 1990

A Tom Cruise flop.

The Dead 1987

John Huston’s last

Dead Calm 1988

Nicole Kidman, Same Neill and Billy Zane. Simple and effective horror on a yacht.

Dead End 2003

A car accident horror film.

Dead of Night 1945

Dead Poets Society 1989

Robin Williams directed by Peter Weir

Dead Ringers 1988

Jeremy Irons in two roles in this weird horror from David Cronenberg.

Death Becomes Her 1992

Meryl Streept and Goldie Hawn.

Death in Venice 1971

Dirk Bogarde fancies a boy in Venince

Death on the Nile 1978

Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot. Often on TV.

 Death Race 2000 1975

My car made brother loved this cult car race movie.

Death Wish +2/3/4

Michael Winner directs Charles Bronson.

Deep Impact 1998

This one with Robert Duval rather than Bruce Willis.

The Deer Hunter 1978

A classic with Robert De Niro and Christopher Walkern.

Delicatessen 1990

Brilliance from Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Deliverance 1972

John Borman gets it right with Burt Reynoldm Jon Voigt and Ned Beatty.

Demetrius and the Gladiators 1954

Victor Mature gets the Robe. Often shown around Christmas.

Demolition Man 1993

It works and introduces the lovely Sandra Bullock.

The Desert Fox 1950

James Mason as Rommel.

Desperately Seeking Susan 1985

A lively cast caught up in a silly situation. With Madonna, Aidan Quinn and Rosanna Arquette.

Diamonds are Forever 1971

Sean Connery as Bond.

The Diary of Ann Frank 1959

Dick Tracy 1990

Starts and directed by Warren Beaty

Die Another Day 2002

Piers Brosnan as Bond.

Die Hard 1988

Bruce Willis saves the day

 Die Hard 2 1990

Died Hard with a Vengeance 1995

Against Jeremy Irons

Dinosaur 2000

Disney antics. Cost $ 127m to make. Made $318m

Dirty Dancing 1987

A great dating film. You always wanted to get laid afterwards. Patrick Swayze does it with Jennifer Grey.

The Dirty Dozen 1967

Lee Marvin et al.

Dirty Harry 1971

Clint Eastwood

Dirty Work 1933

Laurel and Hardy cause havoc

Disclosure 1994

Demi Moore seduces Michael Douglas … but he’s having nothing of it. Michael Crichton nonsense.

The Dish 2000

With Sam Neill

Diva 1981

Jean –Jacques Beineix at his best. Loved Richard Bohringer as Gorodech. For a long time my favourite movie of all time.

Divided We Fall 2000

Saw this while attending EAVE in 2001

Doc Hollywood 1991

With the diminutive Michael J Fox

Doctor at Large 1957

Dirk Bogarde

Dr Dolittle 1967

Rex Harrison in a film we saw on a rare family outing before the parents split up. Parked in the multi-storey behind the Odean on Northuberland Street, ate at the ‘Milk Maid’ around the corner … may have queued and sat in the Circle (never the stalls).

Doctor in Distress 1963

Dirk Bogarde and James Robertson Justice in a GB classic.

Doctor in Love 1960

This one memorable for the presence of Leslie Phillips

Doctor in the House 1954

The first in the series with Dirk Bogard and Kenneth More and James Robertson Justice. Sequels (some of which I may have caught on telly: At Seam, At Large, In Clover, In Trouble.)

Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1931

A scary classic

Doctor No 1960

Sean Connery in the first Bond movie of this lengthy, unstoppable series.

Dr Strangelove 1963

Peter Sellers in the brilliant hands of Stanley Kubrick.

Dr Who and the Darleks 1965

With Peter Cushing. Awful. Ricketty sets and black and white TV were better.

Doctor Zhivago 1965

Omar Sharif and Julie Christie directed by David Lean

Dogma 1999

A strange one wiht Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

Donnie Brasco 1997

Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. One to see.

Donnie Darko 2001

Weirdfilm, great song from ‘Tears for Fears.’

Don’t Look Now 1973

Scary stuff, but great sex between Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie.

One of Nicolas Roeg’s best.

The Double Life of Veronique 1991

Brilliance from Krzysztof Kiieslowski with Irene Jacob. Wonderful music from Zbigniew Preisner

Downfall 2004

Bruno Ganz as Hitler in his final days.

Downhill Racer 1969

Robert Redford skies.

Downtime 1997

Caspar Berry, Bharat Nalluri and Richard Johns make their first feature film … and succeed.

Dracula 1958

Peter Cushing as Val Helsing

Dracula. Dead and Loving it 1995

A hoot with Leslie Nielsen

Dracula Prince of Darkness 1966

Christopher Lee’s turn

Dragonheart 1996

Dennis Quaid and Sean Connery (as the Dragon)

Dreamchild 1985

Dreamscape 1984

Dennis Quaid and Max von Sydow.

Drop Dead Fred 1991

Phoebe Cates is driven mad (and so are we) by Rik Mayall

Drowning by Number 1998

Peter Greenaway with compelling music from Michael Nyman.

The Duellists 1977

Ridley’s Scott’s first movie outing.

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