5.9/10
60
5 user

Jungle Street Girls (1960)

Jungle Street (original title)
| Crime, Drama | 1961 (USA)
Terry Collins mugs an old man, who subsequently dies. Joe Lucas finds out about it and blackmails him, threatening to turn him in to the police if he doesn't give him money. Terry then ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (based on an original story by)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's bush ranger gang in 19th Century Australia.

Director: Jack Lee
Stars: Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis, Laurence Naismith
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A young girl is framed for a robbery, and sent to a harsh reform school, where she becomes the target of a vicious warden.

Director: Godfrey Grayson
Stars: Jill Ireland, Ellen Pollock, John Charlesworth
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In London's colourful but seedy Soho Michael Morgan is working mending the road. he is unhappy, with little hope of finding happiness. Then he meets Julia Gozzi, and "The Miracle" happens ....

Director: Julian Amyes
Stars: John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A woman is murdered, but she is seen in different ways by different people.

Director: Anthony Asquith
Stars: Jean Kent, Dirk Bogarde, John McCallum
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A bored WWI veteran helps out a young woman, whose uncle is being held hostage by embezzlers.

Director: F. Richard Jones
Stars: Ronald Colman, Claud Allister, Lawrence Grant
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.

Directors: Cy Endfield, Cy Endfield
Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?

Director: Peter Graham Scott
Stars: Janet Munro, John Stride, Alan Badel
Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

After an enigmatic, self-described pathologist rents the attic room of a Victorian house, his landlady begins to suspect her lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Director: Hugo Fregonese
Stars: Jack Palance, Constance Smith, Byron Palmer
Strongroom (1962)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

During a bank robbery, the manager and a cashier are locked in the strongroom while the crooks escape. Later when the gang realise that their plan to release the pair has gone wrong, they ... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Sewell
Stars: Colin Gordon, John Chappell, Ann Lynn
Certificate: GP Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher
Stars: Christopher Lee, Patrick Allen, Peter Cushing
Hell Drivers (1957)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss's rackets.

Director: Cy Endfield
Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins
Jassy (1947)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In 17th. century England, Jassy is believed a witch because she has sometimes visions of approaching disasters. When Barney Hatton, an impoverished gentry whose gambling father has lost the... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Knowles
Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc, Dennis Price
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sue
...
Terry Collins
...
Johnny
...
Joe Lucas
Vanda Hudson ...
Lucy Bell
Edna Doré ...
Mrs. Collins
Thomas Gallagher ...
Mr. Collins
Howard Pays ...
Sergeant Pelling
Joy Webster ...
Rene
Martin Sterndale ...
Inspector Bowen
John Chandos ...
Jacko Fielding
Meier Tzelniker ...
Mr. Rose
Larry Burns ...
Barman
Fred Griffiths ...
Dealer
Julie Shearing ...
Cashier
Edit

Storyline

Terry Collins mugs an old man, who subsequently dies. Joe Lucas finds out about it and blackmails him, threatening to turn him in to the police if he doesn't give him money. Terry then plans to rob the safe at a night club with his friend Johnny. However, Terry double-crosses him by taking off with the money and also Johnny's girl friend Sue. Finally as the police close in, he kills a tailor, and then is caught as he attempts to run. Written by Sean Barry-Weske <sean1631@earthlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

blackmail | independent film | See All (2) »

Taglines:

They ignited the spark that exploded in murder and sin!

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jungle Street Girls  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

I'm Only a Girl
Music by Harold Geller
Lyrics by Perry Ford
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Padded but watchable
31 August 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

JUNGLE STREET is a low rent British crime film from prolific director Charles Saunders. It has a fair share of problems but nonetheless works thanks to some strong acting from the leads and the narrative itself, which is a fun mish-mash of timely themes and the occasional bit of suspense.

The film incorporates some of the burgeoning 'kitchen sink' drama genre into its running time in its depiction of the home life of youthful tearaway David McCallum, a man who despises his family and his whole class and wants to make something better for himself. This means turning to crime to make ends meet, and you can guess how that ends up. Like a lot of low budget British crime films, much of the action centres around a nightclub, or rather a strip club in this instance.

This is where much of the padding comes into it. The first half of the film in particular is full of tame striptease sequences which show no nudity but are nonetheless quite racy at times. They go on forever and they parade many attractive actresses around which is no bad thing really, particularly when the chief stripper is the young and lovely Jill Ireland, a really arresting presence here.

The plot is further complicated by police investigation and the release from jail of a seasoned criminal, played with relish by Kenneth Cope. Cope and McCallum have some good scenes together which makes the story work. There's an inevitable heist sequence which is well directed and an effective climax. No classic, but more than watchable for what it is.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?