Search results for "Colin Gordon"

Casino Royale (1967) RT 29% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

The Mouse That Roared (1959) RT 89% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jul 2003

The Duchy of Grand Fenwick decides that the only way to get out of their economic woes is to declare war on the United States, lose and accept foreign aid. They send an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Jean Seberg  •  William Hartnell  •  David Kossoff

The Pink Panther (1963) RT 90% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  David Niven  •  Robert Wagner  •  Capucine

The One That Got Away (1957) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Based on the true story of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the only german prisoner of war captured in Britain to escape back to Germany during the Second World War.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Colin Gordon  •  Michael Goodliffe  •  Terence Alexander

The Man in the White Suit (1951) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Mackendrick
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Cecil Parker  •  Michael Gough

The Great St Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)

The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Launder  •  Sidney Gilliat
CAST:  Frankie Howerd  •  Dora Bryan  •  George Cole  •  Reg Varney

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

Three on a Spree (1961)

A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sidney J. Furie
CAST:  Jack Watling  •  Carole Lesley  •  Renée Houston  •  John Slater

In the Doghouse (1962) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Jul 1999

After 10 years of failure a bumbling vet finally graduates and takes on his own practice.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Darcy Conyers
CAST:  Leslie Phillips  •  Hattie Jacques  •  Peggy Cummins  •  James Booth

UFO (1971)

In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Colin Gordon  •  Tom Adams  •  Wanda Ventham  •  Ed Bishop

The Devil's Agent (1962)

German actor PETER VAN EYCK stars as Droste, a mild-mannered businessman who was an intelligence expert during World War II. When Droste runs into his old friend Baron Von ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  John Paddy Carstairs
CAST:  Peter van Eyck  •  Marianne Koch  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Christopher Lee

Virgin Island (1959)

A British woman marries an American writer in spite of her family's disapproval and goes to live with him on a tropical island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat Jackson
CAST:  John Cassavetes  •  Virginia Maskell  •  Sidney Poitier  •  Isabel Dean

The Third Visitor (1951)

Suave supercilious Carling (Karel Stepanek) receives several callers to his isolated house, all of whom hold a grudge against him. Next morning a corpse is found, and later ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Guy Middleton  •  Sonia Dresdel  •  Hubert Gregg  •  Colin Gordon

Circle of Danger (1951) RT Audience 50%

An American travels to Europe to find out the details about his brother's death. As he digs deeper the incident become more mysterious.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Patricia Roc  •  Marius Goring  •  Hugh Sinclair

The Psychopath (1966) RT Audience 44%

Inspector Holloway is investigating a series of brutal murders in which a doll of each victim is found at the scene. The dolls, as it turns out,were purchased by the crippled ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Patrick Wymark  •  Margaret Johnston  •  John Standing  •  Alexander Knox

Up in the World (1956) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Oct 2008

Norman is a window cleaner who has to clean a manor house with hundreds of windows. He is distracted by the son of the house who persuades him to go into town. When some ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Paddy Carstairs
CAST:  Norman Wisdom  •  Maureen Swanson  •  Jerry Desmonde  •  Michael Caridia

Alive and Kicking (1959) RT 83% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Three elderly residents of a nursing home, fed up with their monotonous existence, engineer an escape from their drab surroundings and head for an impromptu holiday on an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Sybil Thorndike  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Estelle Winwood  •  Stanley Holloway

Bobbikins (1959)

Shirley Jones and Max Bygraves portray parents of the title character, an infant who talks like an adult.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Shirley Jones  •  Max Bygraves  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Barbara Shelley

Seven Keys (1961)

Alan Dobie plays a convict who is bequeathed a set of seven keys by a fellow prisoner. After discovering that the deceased was an embezzler who stole £20,000 that was never ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Pat Jackson
CAST:  Jeannie Carson  •  Alan Dobie  •  Delphi Lawrence  •  Jack Carson