THE WICKER MAN (1973): A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.
JAWS (1975): When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.
TAXI DRIVER (1976): A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
REAR WINDOW (1954): A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
DO THE RIGHT THING (1989): On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone"s hate and bigotry smoulders and builds until it explodes into violence.
AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973): A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
COOL HAND LUKE (1967): Luke Jackson is a cool, gutsy prisoner in a Southern chain gang, who, while refusing to buckle under to authority, keeps escaping and being recaptured. The prisoners admire Luke because, but nevertheless, the camp staff actively works to crush Luke until he finally breaks.