MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,341 this week

Mister Ten Per Cent (1967)

 -  Comedy  -  March 1967 (UK)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 19 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Percy Pointer's passion in life is the theatre, and all his spare time is devoted to the play he is writing.When it's finished it arrives on the desk of a London impresario, at a time when he wants to stage a flop.

Director:

Writers:

(story), , 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1691 titles
created 02 Apr 2013
 
list image
a list of 20 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mister Ten Per Cent (1967)

Mister Ten Per Cent (1967) on IMDb 5.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mister Ten Per Cent.

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A beautiful young woman resents her stepmother while seeking the lustful company of her Hollywood mogul father. A strange menage a trois soon unfolds. In HD.

Director: Albert Zugsmith
Stars: John Alderman, Elizabeth Knowles, Ami Paisley
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young American girl at a French boarding school develops a crush on an egotistical sculptor living next door. One night, driving in a drunken stupor, he runs over and kills a man, and she witnesses it.

Directors: Fabien Collin, François Moreuil
Stars: Jean Seberg, Christian Marquand, Françoise Prévost
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young French chef with a fondness for America and a life in shambles pushes the limits of the American Dream by converting a Chicago pizza shop into an escort-service for the super-rich ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Wexler
Stars: Édouard Giard, Patrick Zielinski, Marielle de Rocca-Serra
Till Death Us Do Part (1965–1975)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A working-class Cockney bigot with a biased and expirienced opinion of everything shares them bluntly and almost carelessly.

Stars: Warren Mitchell, Anthony Booth, Una Stubbs
Love 600 (1970)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Eva glady accepts the gifts of the middle-aged Sugar Daddy but refuses his amorous advances. When Eva runs off with the playboy Hipster, Sugar Daddy sends his chauffeur to retrieve the wayward woman.

Director: Willy Bogner
Stars: Iris Berben, Jochen Richter, Mogens von Gadow
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A chance meeting with a Schlecht agent forces a humble coffee shop manager into the secret world of spies in Swinging London. With the help of his MI5 friend, he poses as the recently dead ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher
Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A rare beatnik artifact of the early 1960s, one of only a few such films made before the hippies took over Hollywood. Low budget and in b&w, it's set in Greenwich Village, with what seems ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Moyer
Stars: Lionel Stander, Barbara London, Art Smith
Blue Money (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Handsome and successful Jim appears to have it all: he's married to the beautiful and supportive Lisa, has a healthy baby, and works a cool gig as the director of hardcore porno fare. Jim's... See full summary »

Director: Alain Patrick
Stars: Alain Patrick, Barbara Mills, Inga Maria
Showboys (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Chaz, a vintage Showboy Magazine collector, decides to go to Hollywood after discovering his evil landlord's plot to find and kill Bert, the founder and creator of the acclaimed adult ... See full summary »

Director: Johnny Soto
Stars: Steven Crowley, Ciena Rae, Jeff Garner
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

High-school seniors try to score on and off the field in this raunchy teen comedy set in the 1970's.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Robert Carradine, Jennifer Ashley, Michael Mullins
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Questionably talented documentary filmmaker Angie hopes to save her failed career by turning her camera on the all-time low point in her longtime roommate Diane's desperate search for love.... See full summary »

Directors: Ondine Rarey, Alice Johnson
Stars: Jordan Black, Nic D'Avirro, Alice Johnson
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Silvio Amadio
Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Cyd Charisse, Eleonora Rossi Drago
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Drake ...
Percy Pointer
Derek Nimmo ...
Tony
...
Kathy
...
Jocelyn Macauley
Anthony Nicholls ...
Casey
Noel Dyson ...
Mrs. Gorman
John Hewer ...
Townsend
Anthony Gardner ...
Claude Crepe
Ronald Radd ...
Publicist
...
Scotsman
Colin Douglas ...
Policeman
Annette Andre ...
Muriel
Justine Lord ...
Lady Dorothea
...
Lord Edward
Joyce Blair ...
Lady Dorothea
Edit

Storyline

Percy Pointer's passion in life is the theatre, and all his spare time is devoted to the play he is writing.When it's finished it arrives on the desk of a London impresario, at a time when he wants to stage a flop.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

March 1967 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. 10 Prozent  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Arena: Drake's Progress (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Oh My Lord
23 June 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Percy is a construction worker and amateur dramatist who dreams of having his (dreadful) play 'Oh My Lord' performed in the West End. An unscrupulous producer agrees to put the play on hoping it will fail and claim on the insurance. However the play is an unexpected hit with audiences falling about at the unintended humour. Percy is devastated and tries to sabotague the production despite him owing everyone 10 per cent of the takings (hence the title).

Does this sound familier? It should do as it is almost the same plot used (albeit to much better effect and much funnier) two years later in Mel Brookes classic 'The Producers'.

Charlie Drake, who plays Percy was a very popular slapstick comedian in Britain during the 50's and 60's. Like many other British comedians, (eg, Norman Wisdom, Morcambe and Wise), the films he made were never really any good at demonstrating his real comedic talent.

'Mr Ten Per Cent' was one of Charlie's later films and seems to forget at times that it's meant to be a comedy. We're supposed to feel sorry for little Percy as he's been hard done by but the only thought going through my mind was 'get on with it!'. By far the best part is near the end when Percy tries to ruin the production, but that in turn is almost ruined when Percy gives a sentimental speech to the audience.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mister Ten Per Cent (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?