Search results for "Lionel Jeffries"

Baxter! (1973)

A young boy struggles to overcome his speech problem and strained relationship with his parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Britt Ekland  •  Lynn Carlin

Wombling Free (1977) RT Audience 58%

This was a film version of the popular childrens TV show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  David Tomlinson  •  Frances de la Tour  •  Bonnie Langford

The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972) RT Audience 86%

Mysterious old solicitor Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in their squalid, tiny Camden Town flat and makes her an offer she cannot refuse. The family ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  Laurence Naismith  •  Lynne Frederick  •  Garry Miller  •  Rosalyn Landor

The Water Babies (1978)

This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel.  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  James Mason  •  Bernard Cribbins  •  Tommy Pender  •  Samantha Gates

Barnacle Bill (1957) RT Audience 58%

A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. Released in the U.S. as 'All at Sea'  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Frend
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Irene Browne  •  Maurice Denham  •  Percy Herbert

Camelot (1967) RT 50% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2007

The romance between Guinevere and Lancelot destroys King Arthur"s dream kingdom.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Franco Nero  •  David Hemmings

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 1998

An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Sally Ann Howes  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Gert Fröbe

Fanny (1961) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Almost 19-year-old Marius feels himself in a rut in Marseille, his life planned for him by his cafe'-owning father, and he longs for the sea. The night before he is to leave ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Maurice Chevalier  •  Charles Boyer  •  Horst Buchholz

First Men in the Moon (1964)

Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Nathan H. Juran
CAST:  Edward Judd  •  Martha Hyer  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Miles Malleson

Lust for Life (1956) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2006

An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Anthony Quinn  •  James Donald  •  Pamela Brown

Royal Flash (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair of devious nobles with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Alan Bates  •  Florinda Bolkan  •  Oliver Reed

Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)

After the Banton family rob a store is a small village and kill the local police constable, Tarzan captures one of them, Coy Banton. He decides to return him to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Gordon Scott  •  Jock Mahoney  •  Betta St. John  •  John Carradine

The Colditz Story (1955) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German P.O.W. camp housed in a Medieval castle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  John Mills  •  Christopher Rhodes  •  Eric Portman  •  Ian Carmichael

Two-Way Stretch (1960)

Three criminals plan to break out of prison the day before their release in order to carry out a daring jewel robbery, intending to establish the perfect alibi by returning to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Maurice Denham  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  David Lodge

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

The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) RT 92% / Audience 68%

The first manned spacecraft, fired from an English launchpad, is first lost from radar, then roars back to Earth and crashes in a farmer's field, and is found to contain only ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Gordon Jackson  •  Thora Hird  •  Harold Lang

Call Me Bwana (1963) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 1993

A returning moon capsule goes off course and lands in Africa where a little-known tribe find it. Washington sends Matthew Merriwether to recover it, thinking he is an expert ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Anita Ekberg  •  Edie Adams  •  Lionel Jeffries

Dunkirk (1958) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Jul 2005

A British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Leslie Norman
CAST:  John Mills  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Bernard Lee  •  Robert Urquhart

Blue Murder at St Trinian's (1957)

St. Trinian's contrives to win a competition which has a European trip as the prize, in order for the Girls of the Flash Harry St Trinian's Marriage Bureau to meet a rich ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Terry-Thomas  •  George Cole  •  Joyce Grenfell  •  Alastair Sim

The Thirteen Chairs (1969)

Mario, a young philanderer, receives 13 antique chairs in a bad state by inheritance and decides to sell off them to get some money. Afterwards he gets to know that one of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nicolas Gessner
CAST:  Sharon Tate  •  Vittorio Gassman  •  Orson Welles  •  Vittorio De Sica