Search results for "Margaret Rutherford"

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) RT 60% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A Russian countess stows away in the stateroom of a married U.S. diplomat bound for New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Chaplin
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Sophia Loren  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Sydney Chaplin

Chimes at Midnight (1965) RT 97% / Audience 89%

The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Gielgud

I'm All Right Jack (1959) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Naive Stanley Windrush returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay, he soon finds he has to start from the bottom and work ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Boulting
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Ian Carmichael  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Richard Attenborough

Miranda (1948) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Googie Withers  •  Griffith Jones  •  John McCallum

Passport to Pimlico (1949) RT 91% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2005

When an unexploded WWII bomb is accidentally detonated in Pimlico, it reveals a treasure trove and documents proving that the region is in fact part of Burgundy, France and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Cornelius
CAST:  Stanley Holloway  •  Hermione Baddeley  •  Betty Warren  •  Barbara Murray

The Magic Box (1951) RT Audience 76%

Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boulting
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Margaret Johnston  •  Maria Schell  •  Richard Attenborough

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Jean and Bill are a married couple trying to scrape a living. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Virginia McKenna  •  Bill Travers  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  Peter Sellers

Miss Robin Hood (1952) RT Audience 25%

In this delightful fantasy adventure, a mild-mannered newspaper columnist (Richard Hearne) finds himself presented with an intriguing proposition from an elderly fan (Margaret ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Richard Hearne  •  Dora Bryan  •  Peter Jones

The V.I.P.s (1963) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Richard Burton  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Elsa Martinelli

The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Apr 1994

Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Turnbull  •  Richard Wattis

On the Double (1961) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2011

American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Dana Wynter  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White  •  Margaret Rutherford

Murder, She Said (1961)

Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Arthur Kennedy  •  Muriel Pavlow  •  James Robertson Justice

Murder at the Gallop (1963) RT 100% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1991

Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Stringer Davis  •  Robert Morley  •  Flora Robson

Murder Most Foul (1964) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Ron Moody  •  Bud Tingwell  •  Andrew Cruickshank

Murder Ahoy! (1964)

During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  Margaret Rutherford  •  Lionel Jeffries  •  Bud Tingwell  •  William Mervyn

English Without Tears (1944)

While Lady Christabel Beauclark, a bird fancier, is scurrying about demanding certain territorial rights for British birds from other countries, Her Ladyship's niece is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Michael Wilding  •  Penelope Dudley-Ward  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Claude Dauphin