Search results for "Lionel Jeffries"


The Water Babies (1978)

This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel.  (more)

GENRES: Family • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  James Mason  •  Bernard Cribbins  •  Tommy Pender  •  Samantha Gates

Wombling Free (1977) RT Audience 58%

This was a film version of the popular childrens TV show.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  David Tomlinson  •  Frances de la Tour  •  Bonnie Langford

Baxter! (1973)

A young boy struggles to overcome his speech problem and strained relationship with his parents.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Britt Ekland  •  Lynn Carlin

The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972) RT Audience 86%

Mysterious old solicitor Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in their squalid, tiny Camden Town flat and makes her an offer she cannot refuse. The family ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  Laurence Naismith  •  Lynne Frederick  •  Garry Miller  •  Rosalyn Landor

Danny, the Champion of the World (1989)

Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Gavin Millar
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Samuel Irons  •  Cyril Cusack

Eyewitness (1970) RT 90% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Mark Lester  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Susan George  •  Jeremy Kemp

The Thirteen Chairs (1969)

Mario, a young philanderer, receives 13 antique chairs in a bad state by inheritance and decides to sell off them to get some money. Afterwards he gets to know that one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nicolas Gessner
CAST:  Sharon Tate  •  Vittorio Gassman  •  Orson Welles  •  Vittorio De Sica

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 1998

An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Sally Ann Howes  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Gert Fröbe

Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon (1967)

Phineas T. Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Don Sharp
CAST:  Burl Ives  •  Troy Donahue  •  Gert Fröbe  •  Hermione Gingold

Camelot (1967) RT 50% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2007

King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Franco Nero  •  David Hemmings




The Truth About Spring (1965) RT Audience 41%

Tommy Tyler, a lazy Caribbean sailor, and his tom-boy daughter, Spring, are out to search for a buried treasure. Tommy brings aboard William Ashton, a young lawyer, to help ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  John Mills  •  James MacArthur  •  Lionel Jeffries

First Men in the Moon (1964)

Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Edward Judd  •  Martha Hyer  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Miles Malleson

The Long Ships (1964) RT 50% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jun 2003

In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of "The ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Cardiff
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rosanna Schiaffino

Murder Ahoy! (1964)

During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Bud Tingwell  •  William Mervyn

Call Me Bwana (1963) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 1993

A returning moon capsule goes off course and lands in Africa where a little-known tribe find it. Washington sends Matthew Merriwether to recover it, thinking he is an expert ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Anita Ekberg  •  Edie Adams  •  Lionel Jeffries

The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Cliff Owen
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Bernard Cribbins  •  Nanette Newman

The Scarlet Blade (1963)

A 1964 British action adventure film from Hammer studios. The Scarlet Blade is set during the english civil war. A cruel Roundhead Colonel is on the trail of royalist ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • History
DIRECTION:  John Gilling
CAST:  Lionel Jeffries  •  Jack Hedley  •  Oliver Reed  •  June Thorburn

The Notorious Landlady (1962) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Jun 2009

An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Fred Astaire  •  Lionel Jeffries

The Hellions (1961)

Luke Billings (Lionel Jeffries) and his family have a problem with the new police sergeant Sam Hargis (Richard Todd) so they take over a small Transvaal town with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Irving Allen
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Anne Aubrey  •  Jamie Uys  •  Marty Wilde