MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,407 this week

The Girl-Getters (1964)
"The System" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  12 April 1966 (Sweden)
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 333 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 3 critic

In a seaside village, a group of local young men mingle among the seasonal tourists in search of sexual conquests. Near the end of one summer, the leader of the group, Tinker, a strolling ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 250 titles
created 09 Feb 2011
 
a list of 1166 titles
created 13 Aug 2011
 
a list of 3519 titles
created 23 Aug 2011
 
a list of 3570 titles
created 14 May 2013
 
a list of 65 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Girl-Getters (1964)

The Girl-Getters (1964) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Girl-Getters.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fury (1973)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Antonio Calenda
Stars: Oliver Reed, Claudia Cardinale, John McEnery
The System I (2014)
Drama

How far can a man be pushed?

Director: Eddie Arya
Stars: Jamie Vergan, Yasemin Plows, Nikki Waterhouse
The Trap (1966)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

Director: Sidney Hayers
Stars: Rita Tushingham, Oliver Reed, Rex Sevenoaks
Paranoiac (1963)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but ... See full summary »

Director: Freddie Francis
Stars: Janette Scott, Oliver Reed, Sheila Burrell
Play It Cool (1962)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Billy Fury, Michael Anderson Jr., Dennis Price
Fire Sale (1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Benny and his wife Ruthie a getting set to drive down to Florida, but Benny needs someone to look after his store while he's gone. Though he doesn't think much of him, Benny hands the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Arkin
Stars: Alan Arkin, Rob Reiner, Vincent Gardenia
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An American tourist, a youth gang leader, and his troubled sister find themselves trapped in a top secret government facility experimenting on children.

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner
Stars: Alan Bates, Denholm Elliott, Harry Andrews
Shoot to Kill (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A showbiz reporter gets involved with political intrigue.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Dermot Walsh, Joy Webster, John M. East
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Michael Callan, Lionel Jeffries, Denholm Elliott
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Tame comedy in which Julie converts her stuffy husband Roger and his equally prudish parents to the joys of nudism.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Julie Wilson, Marc Rolland, Wendy Smith
High Treason (1951)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Communist saboteurs plot peace-time attack on Britain.

Director: Roy Boulting
Stars: Liam Redmond, André Morell, Anthony Bushell
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Tinker
...
Nicola
...
Suzy
...
Larsey
Julia Foster ...
Lorna
Andrew Ray ...
Willy
...
Nidge
Ann Lynn ...
Ella
Iain Gregory ...
Sammy
John Porter-Davison ...
Grib
Clive Colin Bowler ...
Sneakers
...
David
...
Philip
Gwendolyn Watts
Edit

Storyline

In a seaside village, a group of local young men mingle among the seasonal tourists in search of sexual conquests. Near the end of one summer, the leader of the group, Tinker, a strolling photographer, aims to conquer a fashion model from a well-to-do family, but he finds himself unexpectedly falling in love. The tables thus turned, Tinker begins to see that maybe it's not the tourists who are being used in these sexual games. Written by George S. Davis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film

Taglines:

A generation who... try not to fall not in love because it's "square"... who fall in love because they're young... See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 April 1966 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Girl-Getters  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

First of five Michael Winner films that Harry Andrews acted in. See more »

Soundtracks

There'll Always Be An England
(uncredited)
Written by Hugh Charles and Ross Parker
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Early Reed, early Winner, British classic
1 October 2002 | by (Reading, England) – See all my reviews

Whenever you question the quality of both Michael Winner and the late Oliver Reed's films in recent years don't judge them until you go back to the sixties where they both started out.

Here is a very low budget and rarely seen little movie that shows both the potential of both star and director.

Made two years before Michael Caine's ALFIE, THE SYSTEM takes a look at similar themes, having a good time while you're young and pulling birds. It is of course seen through the eyes of the male perspective as Ollie and pals Andrew Ray, John Alderton and David Hemmings go on a sexual rampage in a seaside town of Britain.

Winner helped launch the career of Oliver Reed and they worked together again several times throughout the sixties but this early piece of nostalgic British cinema is worth a look especially if you were a teenager in the early sixties.


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Girl-Getters (1964) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?