I'm All Right Jack (1959)

 |  Comedy  |  7 March 1960 (Sweden)
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Carmichael ...
Fred Kite / Sir John Kennaway
Bertram Tracepurcel (as Denis Price)
Margaret Rutherford ...
Irene Handl ...
Mrs. Kite
Liz Fraser ...
Cynthia Kite
Miles Malleson ...
Marne Maitland ...
Mr. Mohammed
Raymond Huntley ...
Victor Maddern ...
Kenneth Griffith ...
Fred Griffiths ...


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 his way up, and also that the management as well as the trade union use him as a tool in their fight for power. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

7 March 1960 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Après moi le déluge  »

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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ian Carmichael's character is called Stanley Windrush. MV Empire Windrush was the name of ship that bought the first group of West Indian immigrants to Britain in 1948. See more »


Dennis Price, properly noted in the closing credits for his role as Bertram Tracepurcel, has his given name spelled with only one "n" (Denis) in the opening credits. See more »


[repeated line]
Major Hitchcock: They're a shower. Absolute shower.
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Opening quote: "Oh! Brave New World that hath such people in't" --William Shakespeare See more »


Follows Private's Progress (1956) See more »


I'm All Right Jack
Sung by Al Saxon
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Why cant they make films like this anymore
5 August 2006 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film at the ABC Golders Green when it first came out and it seemed pretty funny then.It was on Channel 4 recently and i just believe that this gets better with age.I just wonder why cant they make films like this anymore.Do we have to rely on TV and "Little Britain"to satirise modern Britain.There are just so many small as well as big laughs .It makes you think whether you saw that first time round.Everything about this film was so true about Britain at the time that it was made.I recall that the Boultings were involved with a dispute with trade unions over which they litigated and which i believe they lost.This was their way of getting revenge.Every character is perfectly cast from Sam Kydd and his memorable stutter to dear Margaret Rutherford who was at her comedic zenith in the cinema at that time.Of course Peter Sellers gives what must be one of the top 5 comedic performances in British cinema.His shop steward is just so perfect.Oh why don't they make films like this anymore?

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