Search results for "Margaret Rutherford"

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) RT 60% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A Russian countess stows away in the stateroom of a married U.S. diplomat bound for New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Chaplin
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Sophia Loren  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Sydney Chaplin

The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967)

In this animated children's film, Mother Goose and her fairytale friends must stop a group of sneaky spies  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Jules Bass
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Susan Melvin  •  Bradley Bolke  •  Kevin Gavin

Chimes at Midnight (1965) RT 97% / Audience 89%

The crowning achievement of Orson Welles’s later film career, Chimes at Midnight returns to the screen after being unavailable for decades. This brilliantly crafted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Gielgud

The Alphabet Murders (1965) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 1991

The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Tony Randall  •  Anita Ekberg  •  Robert Morley  •  Maurice Denham

Murder Most Foul (1964) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Ron Moody  •  Bud Tingwell  •  Andrew Cruickshank

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

Murder at the Gallop (1963) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1991

Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Stringer Davis  •  Robert Morley  •  Flora Robson

The V.I.P.s (1963) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Richard Burton  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Elsa Martinelli

On the Double (1961) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2011

American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Foreign • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Dana Wynter  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White  •  Margaret Rutherford

Murder, She Said (1961)

Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Muriel Pavlow  •  James Robertson Justice

I'm All Right Jack (1959) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Naive Stanley Windrush returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay, he soon finds he has to start from the bottom and work ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Boulting
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Ian Carmichael  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Richard Attenborough

Just My Luck (1957) RT 13% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Norman works in a jewellers workshop and fantasises (in the nicest way) about meeting the window dresser across the road from his workshop. He wants to buy her a diamond ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Paddy Carstairs
CAST:  Norman Wisdom  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  Jill Dixon  •  Leslie Phillips

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jean and Bill are a married couple trying to scrape a living. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Virginia McKenna  •  Bill Travers  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  Peter Sellers

An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)

Returning from a cricket match in Ireland, Peter Weston gains a pet alligator from another passenger who abandons it with him. He is horrified and while his first instinct is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Donald Sinden  •  Jeannie Carson  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Diana Dors

Mad About Men (1954) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Donald Sinden  •  Anne Crawford  •  Margaret Rutherford

The Runaway Bus (1954) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2007

When heavy fog prevents any flights from leaving London Airport, a group of passengers are put on a bus driven by Percy Lamb (Frankie Howerd in his first starring role) to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
CAST:  Frankie Howerd  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  Petula Clark  •  George Coulouris

Innocents in Paris (1953)

Romantic comedy about a group of Britons flying to Paris for the weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parry
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Ronald Shiner  •  Claire Bloom  •  Margaret Rutherford

The Importance of Being Earnest (1952) RT 58% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2002

Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff are two men that are both pretending to be someone they are not.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Michael Denison  •  Edith Evans  •  Joan Greenwood