MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,376 this week

Carry on Matron (1972)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  May 1972 (UK)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 1,593 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 4 critic

A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

What to Watch: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1

Keith Simanton talks with the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 16 Jun 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 22 May 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 23 Aug 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Carry on Matron" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Carry on Matron (1972)

Carry on Matron (1972) on IMDb 6.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Carry on Matron.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful.... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Carry on Dick (1974)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Barbara Windsor
Certificate: GP Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The Wedded Bliss computer dating agency aims to bring together the lonely hearts of Much-Snoggin-in-the-Green. Its owner, Sidney Bliss, has enough complications in his own love life, but ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Frankie Howerd, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday, secretly intending to take them to a nudist camp. Of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Frankie Howerd, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs! Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff, as they get given ... See full summary »

Directors: Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Connor, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Professors Vrooshka and Crump decide to visit an archaeological site to study the artifacts there. Lo and behold, it's right next to a caravan site where all manner of people are staying. ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Elke Sommer, Kenneth Williams, Bernard Bresslaw
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally wreck the ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Eric Barker
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ...
Kenneth Williams ...
Charles Hawtrey ...
Joan Sims ...
Hattie Jacques ...
...
Kenneth Cope ...
Terry Scott ...
...
...
Jacki Piper ...
Sister
Bill Maynard ...
Freddy
...
Evelyn Banks
Derek Francis ...
Arthur
Amelia Bayntun ...
Mrs. Jenkins
Edit

Storyline

A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but everything doesn't go according to plan. The hypochondriac consultant Sir Bernard Cutting, Matron and the doctors and nurses at Finisham have a habit of getting in the way. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 1972 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Antaa mennä ylihoitsu  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The first film in the series to feature "Carry On..." regular Jack Douglas. See more »

Goofs

Obvious doll double for Miss Willing's baby when she chats to Sir Bernard Cutting. See more »

Quotes

[studying a plan of the hospital]
Ernie Bragg: My mum had me on top of a bus.
Sid Carter: I'm glad he told us that, makes the job much easier.
Ernie Bragg: Number 73, it was. Bang in the middle of Brixton High Street.
Sid Carter: Alright, alright, so you're a born traveller. Now will you shut up for a minute and listen.
[returning to plan]
Sid Carter: Now, as far as I can see, the only way we can get into the basement, here, is through the front door of the hospital, there.
Freddy: Can't be right.
Sid Carter: Why not?
Freddy: Number 73 don't go to Brixton.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Alternative Titles: "Womb at the Top" and "The Preggers Opera" See more »

Connections

Edited into That's Carry On (1979) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliant !!!
19 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is excellent. The only word to describe this film is excellent.Its a real treat from beginning to end.For those who have not seen this film you haven't lived!!!. Everyone is enjoying themselves in the Finisham maternity hospital. The film has the lot Innudendo gags saucy jokes and all good clean fun!! Sid Bernie Hattie Charlie Kenny Williams and Kenny Connor, Babs as Nurse Susan Ball. Terry Scott Dr Prodd. Joan Sims plays the ever expectant mother. Jacki Piper and Patsy Rowlands are joining in the fun. The film is great along with Doctor the best medical carry on film!!.Patsy has short screen time which is a shame. This was the highlight of the carry on series. A good film for Terry Scott to leave the series from as with Jacki Piper.10/10


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Television Censored Scene chez_paul
Discuss Carry on Matron (1972) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?