Search results for "Eric Sykes"


Rhubarb Rhubarb (1980)

During a game of golf between a police inspector and a vicar the inspector cheats by having a constable move his ball into favourable positions and the vicar's into hazardous ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Jimmy Edwards  •  Bob Todd  •  Charlie Drake

The Plank (1967) RT Audience 77%

Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Tommy Cooper  •  Eric Sykes  •  Jimmy Edwards  •  Roy Castle

Rhubarb (1969) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Jul 2008

A Police Inspector and a vicar play a round of golf. The Inspector has a Constable help him to cheat, while the vicar has other ideas...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Harry Secombe  •  Jimmy Edwards  •  Kenneth Connor

Its Your Move (1969) (1982)

A silent slapstick comedy depicting the travails of young couple moving into a new home, who hire an accident-prone firm of house removers, headed by Sykes. It features an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Richard Briers  •  Tommy Cooper  •  Bernard Cribbins

The Big Freeze (1993) RT Audience 100%

A silent comedy. Two accident-prone plumbers go to fix the plumbing at a home for retired gentle-folk on the coldest day of the year in Finland. Everything that can go wrong ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Eric Sykes  •  Eila Roine  •  Donald Pleasence

If You Go Down in the Woods Today (1981)

A Boy Scout troupe led by their scoutmaster (Sykes) is on a field trip to a seemingly-peaceful English woodland. However, the woods are actually teeming with strange ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Robin Bailey  •  Norman Bird  •  Glyn Houston

The Plank (1979) RT Audience 77%

Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site. This is done with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Sykes
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Arthur Lowe  •  Lionel Blair  •  Henry Cooper

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) RT 88% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Ralph Fiennes

The Others (2001) RT 83% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alejandro Amenábar
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Alakina Mann  •  James Bentley

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (1965) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Star studded comedy about a early 20th century air race from Britain to France.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi




Very Important Person (1961) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  James Robertson Justice  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Stanley Baxter  •  Eric Sykes

Kill or Cure (1962)

A private eye is hired to go undercover at a health farm, but before he can find out why his client is murdered.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Terry-Thomas  •  Eric Sykes  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Dennis Price

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

Absolute Beginners (1986) RT 75% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Eddie O'Connell  •  Patsy Kensit  •  David Bowie  •  James Fox

Monte Carlo or Bust! (1969)

Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Bourvil  •  Lando Buzzanca  •  Walter Chiari  •  Peter Cook

Splitting Heirs (1993) RT 8% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Young
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Rick Moranis  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones

Rotten to the Core (1965) RT Audience 50%

Rogues Jelly Knight, Scapa Flood, and Lennie the Dip leave prison expecting boss The Duke to have their stash ready to share out. Instead, Duke's girl Sara gives them the news ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Boulting
CAST:  Charlotte Rampling  •  Anton Rodgers  •  Eric Sykes  •  Ian Bannen

One Way Pendulum (1964) RT Audience 44%

A study of absurdity in a suburban family: father rebuilds the Old Bailey in the living room, and the son teaches weighing machines to sing in the bathroom.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Eric Sykes  •  Julia Foster  •  Peggy Mount  •  Mona Washbourne