Search results for "Eric Sykes"

If You Go Down in the Woods Today (1981)

A Boy Scout troupe led by their scoutmaster (Sykes) is on a field trip to a seemingly-peaceful English woodland. However, the woods are actually teeming with strange ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Robin Bailey  •  Norman Bird  •  Glyn Houston

The Plank (1979) RT Audience 77%

Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Arthur Lowe  •  Lionel Blair  •  Henry Cooper

Its Your Move (1969) (1982)

A silent slapstick comedy depicting the travails of young couple moving into a new home, who hire an accident-prone firm of house removers, headed by Sykes. It features an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Richard Briers  •  Tommy Cooper  •  Bernard Cribbins

The Plank (1967) RT Audience 77%

Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Tommy Cooper  •  Eric Sykes  •  Jimmy Edwards  •  Roy Castle

The Big Freeze (1993) RT Audience 100%

A silent comedy. Two accident-prone plumbers go to fix the plumbing at a home for retired gentle-folk on the coldest day of the year in Finland. Everything that can go wrong ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Eric Sykes  •  Eila Roine  •  Donald Pleasence

Rhubarb Rhubarb (1980)

During a game of golf between a police inspector and a vicar the inspector cheats by having a constable move his ball into favourable positions and the vicar's into hazardous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Jimmy Edwards  •  Bob Todd  •  Charlie Drake

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Young wizard Harry Potter starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Friends Ron and Hermione help ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Ralph Fiennes

The Others (2001) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alejandro Amenábar
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Alakina Mann  •  James Bentley

Monte Carlo or Bust! (1969)

Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Bourvil  •  Lando Buzzanca  •  Walter Chiari  •  Peter Cook

Shalako (1968) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Sean Connery is Shalako, a guide in the old West who has to rescue an aristocratic British hunting party from Indians and bandits.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Brigitte Bardot  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Stephen Boyd

The Liquidator (1965) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Spy spoof about Boysie Oakes, a British secret agent who specialises in Liquidating. In actual fact he contracts out the work and pretends it is was himself. This leads to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jack Cardiff
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Trevor Howard  •  Jill St. John  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

One Way Pendulum (1964) RT Audience 44%

A study of absurdity in a suburban family: father rebuilds the Old Bailey in the living room, and the son teaches weighing machines to sing in the bathroom.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Julia Foster  •  Peggy Mount  •  Mona Washbourne

The Bargee (1964)

After a lock-keeper entrusts his daughter to a canal Casanova, he is shocked to learn that she is pregnant. He then refuses to open his locks - causing barges to pile up in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Duncan Wood
CAST:  Harry H. Corbett  •  Hugh Griffith  •  Eric Sykes  •  Ronnie Barker

Heavens Above! (1963) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting  •  John Boulting
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Cecil Parker  •  Isabel Jeans  •  Ian Carmichael

Village of Daughters (1962)

A salesman from England is picked to select one girl in an Italian town who will become a bride for a native son.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Scilla Gabel  •  Grégoire Aslan  •  Yvonne Romain

Very Important Person (1961) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  James Robertson Justice  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Stanley Baxter  •  Eric Sykes

Watch Your Stern (1960) RT Audience 60%

When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Kenneth Connor  •  Eric Barker  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Joan Sims

Orders Are Orders (1954)

DVD release: Aug 2013

Movie company wants to shoot a science-fiction film using an Army barracks as location, and its soldiers as actors. Of course, the Commander doesn't like it a bit, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Paltenghi
CAST:  Brian Reece  •  Margot Grahame  •  Raymond Huntley  •  Sid James