Search results for "Arthur Lowe"

Dad's Army (1971) RT Audience 23%

Dad's Army was a 1971 feature film based on the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army. Directed by Norman Cohen, it was filmed between series three and four and was based upon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Cohen
CAST:  Arthur Lowe  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Clive Dunn  •  John Laurie

If... (1968)

Satire about a traditional English boys' boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Richard Warwick  •  David Wood  •  Christine Noonan

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Sep 2002

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Hamer
CAST:  Dennis Price  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Alec Guinness

O Lucky Man! (1973) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2007

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Arthur Lowe

The Ruling Class (1972) RT 82% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2001

When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Alastair Sim  •  Arthur Lowe  •  Harry Andrews

This Sporting Life (1963) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2008

In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Anderson
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Alan Badel  •  William Hartnell

The Bed-Sitting Room (1969)

In the hazy aftermath of World War III, the fallout from a 'nuclear misunderstanding' is producing strange mutations amongst the survivors, and the noble Lord Fortnum finds ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Rita Tushingham  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Peter Cook  •  Dudley Moore

Theatre of Blood (1973)

A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Douglas Hickox
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Diana Rigg  •  Ian Hendry  •  Harry Andrews

The Spider and the Fly (1949)

"The Spider and the Fly is set in Paris during the cloud-cuckoo days before WW I. The storyline intertwines the destinies of three people. Guy Rolfe plays Phillipe de Ledocq, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Hamer
CAST:  Eric Portman  •  Guy Rolfe  •  Nadia Gray  •  George Cole

The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976) RT Audience 100%

Another stab at Henry Fielding's hilarious novel about the amorous misadventures of a dashing young man in 18th century England. The brilliant 1963 version, starring Albert ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Cliff Owen
CAST:  Nicky Henson  •  Trevor Howard  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Arthur Lowe

Spring and Port Wine (1970)

A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hammond
CAST:  James Mason  •  Diana Coupland  •  Susan George  •  Rodney Bewes

No Sex Please, We're British (1973)

Porn store owner Pete orders some new stuff from his supplier Niko but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Cliff Owen
CAST:  Ronnie Corbett  •  Beryl Reid  •  Arthur Lowe  •  Ian Ogilvy

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1979) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2004

This emmy award winner for Best Animated Special is based on the first tale of C.S. Lewis' acclaimed children's books, "The Chronicles of Narnia." When four children pass ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Bill Melendez
CAST:  Simon Adams  •  Sheila Hancock  •  Arthur Lowe  •  Leo McKern

Blind Spot (1958) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2009

US Army Officer Dan Adams, blinded during the war, is framed for a diamond smuggling rap. Upon regaining his sight, Adams goes after the real thieves in an effort to clear his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Maxwell
CAST:  Robert MacKenzie  •  Delphi Lawrence  •  Gordon Jackson  •  John Le Mesurier

Fragment of Fear (1970) RT Audience 44%

A reformed drug addict travels to Italy to find out who murdered his aunt.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  David Hemmings  •  Gayle Hunnicutt  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White  •  Flora Robson

One Way Out (1955) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Dec 2002

A very short movie with low production standards, but a story worthy of Shakespeare. It's a profound tragedy played in standard cops and robbers costume. Quick, somebody buy ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Francis Searle
CAST:  Jill Adams  •  Eddie Byrne  •  Lyndon Brook  •  John Chandos

A Hole Lot of Trouble (1971)

Three workmen assigned to dig a hole near a road for an electrical cable run into problems with local officials who believe the hole is being dug in the wrong place and should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Searle
CAST:  Arthur Lowe  •  Tim Barrett  •  Bill Maynard  •  Victor Maddern

Reluctant Bride (1955)

A money-to-burn and girl-chasing Texas oilman, and a sensitive, dignified entomologist find themselves in charge of a brood of wild kids whose parents, both famous explorers, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Cass
CAST:  John Carroll  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Brian Oulton  •  Kay Callard

Breakaway (1956) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Jun 2003

When Johnny Matlock whisks away a cold war secret from under the noses of Berlin's top secret agents, his every move is followed when he returns to England. His girlfriend ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Cass
CAST:  Tom Conway  •  Michael Balfour  •  Honor Blackman  •  Brian Worth