Search results for "Peter Sellers"

The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980) RT 20% / Audience 46%

Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers  •  Richard Quine  •  Piers Haggard
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Helen Mirren  •  David Tomlinson  •  Sid Caesar

Mr. Topaze (1961)

Mr. Topaze (Peter Sellers) is an unassuming school teacher in an unassuming small French town, who is honest to a fault. He is fired when he refuses to give a passing grade to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers
CAST:  Herbert Lom  •  Peter Sellers  •  Leo McKern  •  Michael Gough

The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film (1959) RT Audience 55%

A short film without any direct action designed more as an experiment, with disjointed comic scenes with no common thread.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers  •  Richard Lester
CAST:  Richard Lester  •  Peter Sellers  •  Spike Milligan  •  Mario Fabrizi

After the Fox (1966)

Criminal mastermind 'The Fox' sets up a phony film production and masquerades as it's director as part of a plan to smuggle a stolen gold shipment into Italy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Victor Mature  •  Britt Ekland  •  Martin Balsam

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. A classic black and white war satire from director ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

Being There (1979) RT 96% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Jack Warden

The Prisoner of Zenda (1979) RT Audience 42%

Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Stuart Wilson  •  Lynne Frederick  •  Elke Sommer

Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is dead. At least that is what the world (and Charles Dreyfus) believe when a dead body is discovered in Clouseau's car after being shot off ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Family • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Andrew Sachs  •  Herbert Lom  •  Burt Kwouk

The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976) RT 83% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Now seriously mentally ill after working with Clouseau for such a long time, Inspector Dreyfus escapes from the mental asylum he was being held in and vows to destroy Clouseau ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Herbert Lom  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Burt Kwouk

Murder by Death (1976) RT 65% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Lionel Twain has invited the five greatest detectives to a "dinner and murder." How can they resist? Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Eileen Brennan  •  Truman Capote  •  James Coco  •  Peter Falk

The Return of the Pink Panther (1975) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2001

That famous jewel, The Pink Panther, has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Herbert Lom  •  Catherine Schell

Soft Beds, Hard Battles (1974)

In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts, so he stars in nearly every scene, always bumbling in inspector ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Lila Kedrova  •  Curd Jürgens  •  Béatrice Romand

The Optimists (1973)

A retired entertainer makes his living as a street musician on the streets of London. Two young children befriend the old musician, brightening his otherwise colorless life  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Simmons
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Donna Mullane  •  Marjorie Yates  •  John Chaffey

The Blockhouse (1973) RT Audience 73%

A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Clive Rees
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Jeremy Kemp  •  Peter Vaughan

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Nov 2000

An all-star cast highlights this vibrant musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's immortal tale. One day, plucky young Alice follows a white rabbit down a hole and discovers a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  William Sterling
CAST:  Fiona Fullerton  •  Michael Crawford  •  Robert Helpmann  •  Peter Sellers

Where Does It Hurt? (1972) RT Audience 67%

In this classic hospital farce, Peter Sellers plays Dr. Albert T. Hopfnagel, a greedy, crooked hospital administrator who has perfected the art of bill padding, unnecessary ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rod Amateau
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Jo Ann Pflug  •  Rick Lenz  •  Harold Gould

Hoffman (1970)

A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him. Though he's a creep throughout, he gradually emerges as a sympathetic character.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alvin Rakoff
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Sinéad Cusack  •  Ruth Dunning

A Day at the Beach (1972)

Roman Polanski wrote the screenplay for this searing portrayal of the aftermath of alcoholism starring Mark Burns as Bernie, a silver tongued wanderer with a fondness for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Simon Hesera
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Beatie Edney  •  Bertel Lauring  •  Lise Dietrich