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Updated: 9 Jul 2024, with reviews of Valencia and Vanya on 42nd Street

 V for Vendetta (2006) Dir. James McTeigue. Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving C–

 Vacancy (2007) Dir. Nimrod Antál. Luke Wilson, Kate Beckinsale, Frank Whaley D

Vacation from Marriage (1945) Dir. Alexander Korda. Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr B

 Valencia (2013/–) Dir. Aubree Bernier-Clarke, Lares Feliciano, Clement Goldberg, et al. A–

Valentino (1977) Dir. Ken Russell. Rudolf Nureyev, Michelle Phillips, Felicity Kendal C–

Valentino: The Last Emperor (2008/2009) Dir. Matt Tyrnauer. Documentary B–

The Valet (2006/2007) Dir. Francis Veber. Gad Elmaleh, Alice Taglioni, Daniel Auteuil C–

 Valhalla Rising (2009/2010) Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn. Mads Mikkelsen C+

The Valiant (1929) Dir. William K. Howard. Paul Muni, Marguerite Churchill C–

Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936) Dir. Wesley Ruggles. Gladys George C

The Valley (2014/–) Dir. Ghassan Salhab. Carlos Chahine, Mounzer Baalbaki B

The Valley of Decision (1945) Dir. Tay Garnett. Greer Garson, Gregory Peck C

Valley of Love (2015/2016) Dir. Guillaume Nicloux. Isabelle Huppert C+

Valley of the Dolls (1967) Dir. Mark Robson. Patty Duke, Barbara Parkins, Sharon Tate F

Valmont (1989) Dir. Miloš Forman. Annette Bening, Colin Firth, Meg Tilly B+

Vampyr (1932/–) Dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer. Julian West, Maurice Schutz A

The Van (1996/1997) Dir. Stephen Frears. Donal O'Kelly, Colm Meaney, Ger Ryan B–

Vānaprastham: The Last Dance (1999/–) Dir. Shaji N. Karun. Mohanlal, Suhasini B+

Vanilla Sky (2001) Dir. Cameron Crowe. Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz C–

Vanishing Waves (2012/2013) Dir. Kristine Boužytė. Marius Jampolskis, Jurga Jutaité C

Vanity Fair (2004) Dir. Mira Nair. Reese Witherspoon, James Purefoy, Romola Garai B–

 Vanya on 42nd Street (1994) Dir. Louis Malle. Wallace Shawn, Julianne Moore A

 Vanya on 42nd Street (1994) Dir. Louis Malle. Wallace Shawn, Julianne Moore A

Variety (1983/1985) Dir. Bette Gordon. Sandy McLeod, Richard Davidson, Will Patton B+

Varsity Blues (1999) Dir. Brian Robbins. James Van Der Beek, Ron Lester C–

The Vast of Night (2019/–) Dir. Andrew Patterson. Jake Horowitz, Sierra McCormick C+

The Velocity of Gary (1998/1999) Dir. Dan Ireland. Vincent D'Onofrio, Thomas Jane D

 Velvet Goldmine (1998) Dir. Todd Haynes. Christian Bale, Jonathan Rhys Meyers A

 Velvet Goldmine (1998) Dir. Todd Haynes. Christian Bale, Jonathan Rhys Meyers A

The Velvet Underground (2021) Dir. Todd Haynes. Documentary about the band B

Veno (2004/–) Dir. Kingsley Ogoro. Regina Askia, Ramsey Noah Jr., Fred Amata

Venus (2006) Dir. Roger Michell. Peter O'Toole, Jodie Whittaker, Leslie Phillips C

Venus Beauty Institute (1999/2000) Dir. Tonie Marshall. Nathalie Baye B

Venus Boyz (2002/2003) Dir. Gabriel Baur. Subjects include Dréd Gerestant B+

Venus in Fur (2013/2014) Dir. Roman Polanski. Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric B

 Vera Drake (2004) Dir. Mike Leigh. Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Daniel Mays A–

The Verdict (1982) Dir. Sidney Lumet. Paul Newman, Jack Warden B+

The Verdict (2013/–) Dir. Jan Verheyen. Koen De Bouw, Johan Leysen C+

Verónica (2017/–) Dir. Paco Plaza. Sandra Escacena, Iván Chavero, Bruna González B–

Veronica Guerin (2003) Dir. Joel Schumacher. Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds C

 Vertigo (1958) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes A

A Very Long Engagement (2004) Dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Audrey Tautou C

A Very Natural Thing (1974) Dir. Christopher Larkin. Robert Joel, Curt Gareth B

A Very Ordinary Citizen (2015/–) Dir. Majid Barzegar. Souren Mnatsakanian B

V/H/S/99 (2022) Dir. Maggie Levin, Johannes Roberts, Flying Lotus, et al. F

Vice (2018) Dir. Adam McKay. Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell B

Viceroy's House (2017) Dir. Gurinder Chadha. Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal C

 Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Dir. Woody Allen. Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson C

Victim (1961/1962) Dir. Basil Dearden. Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Sims, Peter McEnery B+

Victor/Victoria (1982) Dir. Blake Edwards. Julie Andrews, Robert Preston C+

Victoria (2015) Dir. Sebastian Schipper. Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski A–

Victoria & Abdul (2017) Dir. Stephen Frears. Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard C–

Videodrome (1983) Dir. David Cronenberg. James Woods, Les Carlson, Deborah Harry B+

La Vie en rose (2007) Dir. Olivier Dahan. Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud B

A View from the Top (2003) Dir. Bruno Barreto. Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate D

 The Village (2004) Dir. M. Night Shyamalan. Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix C–

Vincere (2009/2010) Dir. Marco Bellocchio. Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi D+

Vinyl (1965) Dir. Andy Warhol. Gerard Malanga, Tosh Carillo, J.D. McDermott A–

Viola (2012/2013) Dir. Matías Piñeiro. María Villar, Agustina Muñoz, Elisa Carricajo B

Viper Club (2018/2019) Dir. Maryam Keshavarz. Susan Sarandon, Julian Morris B

The V.I.P.s (1963) Dir. Anthony Asquith. Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton D

The Virgin Spring (1960) Dir. Ingmar Bergman. Birgitta Pettersson, Gunnel Lindblom B

The Virgin Suicides (1999/2000) Dir. Sofia Coppola. Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett B

Virginia (2010/2012) Dir. Dustin Lance Black. Jennifer Connelly, Harrison Gilbertson D

Viridiana (1961/1962) Dir. Luis Buñuel. Silvia Pinal, Francisco Cabal, Fernando Rey A

Virtuosity (1995) Dir. Brett Leonard. Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Kelly Lynch D

Virus (1999) Dir. John Bruno. Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin D

Vision (2018/–) Dir. Naomi Kawase. Juliette Binoche, Masatoshi Nagase B

Visions of Light (1992/1993) Dir. Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels B

The Visit (1964) Dir. Bernhard Wicki. Anthony Quinn, Ingrid Bergman B–

The Visit (2015) Dir. M. Night Shyamalan. Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould B–

The Visitor (2007/2008) Dir. Tom McCarthy. Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman B–

A Visitor from the Living (1999/–) Dir. Claude Lanzmann. Documentary A–

Vitalina Varela (2019/2020) Dir. Pedro Costa. Vitalina Verala, Ventura B

Viva Villa! (1934) Dir. Jack Conway. Wallace Beery, Leo Carrillo, Fay Wray B

Viva Zapata! (1952) Dir. Elia Kazan. Marlon Brando, Joseph Wiseman, Anthony Quinn B

Vivre sa vie (1962/1963) Dir. Jean-Luc Godard. Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot A–

Volcano: An Inquiry into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry (1976/1977)
    Dir. Donald Brittain, John Kramer. Documentary about the tortured novelist B

Les Voleurs (1996) Dir. André Téchiné. Daniel Auteuil, Laurence Côte B+

Volver (2006) Dir. Pedro Almodóvar. Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas B

Vox Lux (2018) Dir. Brady Corbet. Raffey Cassidy, Natalie Portman, Stacy Martin B+

Voyage (2013/–) Dir. Scud. Adrian Ron Heung, Haze Leung, Byron Pang, Jason Poon D–

Voyage of the Damned (1976) Dir. Stuart Rosenberg. Max von Sydow, Faye Dunaway D+

Voyage of Time (2016) Dir. Terrence Malick. Documentary about the evolution of life B



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