Search results for "Peter Sellers"

The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film (1959) RT Audience 55%

A short film without any direct action designed more as an experiment, with disjointed comic scenes with no common thread.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers  •  Richard Lester
CAST:  Richard Lester  •  Peter Sellers  •  Spike Milligan  •  Mario Fabrizi

The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980) RT 20% / Audience 46%

Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers  •  Richard Quine  •  Piers Haggard
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Helen Mirren  •  David Tomlinson  •  Sid Caesar

Mr. Topaze (1961)

Mr. Topaze (Peter Sellers) is an unassuming school teacher in an unassuming small French town, who is honest to a fault. He is fired when he refuses to give a passing grade to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers
CAST:  Herbert Lom  •  Peter Sellers  •  Leo McKern  •  Michael Gough

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

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

A Shot in the Dark (1964) RT 93% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Elke Sommer  •  George Sanders  •  Herbert Lom

After the Fox (1966)

Criminal mastermind 'The Fox' sets up a phony film production and masquerades as it's director as part of a plan to smuggle a stolen gold shipment into Italy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Victor Mature  •  Britt Ekland  •  Martin Balsam

Beat the Devil (1953) RT 67% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Jennifer Jones  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Robert Morley

Being There (1979) RT 96% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Jack Warden

Hoffman (1970)

A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him. Though he's a creep throughout, he gradually emerges as a sympathetic character.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alvin Rakoff
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Sinéad Cusack  •  Ruth Dunning  •  Jeremy Bulloch

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

Lolita (1962) RT 95% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  James Mason  •  Sue Lyon  •  Shelley Winters  •  Peter Sellers

Murder by Death (1976) RT 65% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Eileen Brennan  •  Truman Capote  •  James Coco  •  Peter Falk

Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is dead. At least that is what the world (and Charles Dreyfus) believe when a dead body is discovered in Clouseau's car after being shot off ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Andrew Sachs  •  Herbert Lom  •  Burt Kwouk

The Ladykillers (1955) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Alexander Mackendrick
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Cecil Parker  •  Herbert Lom  •  Peter Sellers

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 Party (1968) RT 79% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Hrundi V. Bakshi, an accident-prone actor from India, is accidentally put the name on the guest list for an upcoming party at the home of a Hollywood film director. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Claudine Longet  •  Natalia Borisova  •  Jean Carson

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 Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976) RT 83% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Herbert Lom  •  Lesley-Anne Down  •  Burt Kwouk