Up 30,544 this week

Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  October 1962 (UK)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 71 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

An innocent girl is "groomed" over the telephone, and nearly becomes the victim of an attacker



0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1166 titles
created 13 Aug 2011
list image
a list of 12 titles
created 22 Feb 2013
a list of 3525 titles
created 11 months ago
a list of 768 titles
created 10 months ago
list image
a list of 1282 titles
created 2 weeks ago

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962)

Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962) on IMDb 7.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Don't Talk to Strange Men.


Credited cast:
Christina Gregg ...
Jean Painter
Cyril Raymond ...
Mr. Painter
Gillian Lind ...
Mrs. Painter
Conrad Phillips ...
Janina Faye ...
Ann Painter
Dandy Nichols ...
Gwen Nelson ...
Mrs. Mason
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robin Hunter ...
Young Man
Bernadette Woodman ...
Young Girl


An innocent girl is "groomed" over the telephone, and nearly becomes the victim of an attacker

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Crime | Drama





Release Date:

October 1962 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Unlikely to be presented in this way today
15 November 2007 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Absolute gem that apparently went out as a support to 'Loneliness of the Long distance Runner' upon release. In many ways an object lesson in how to make a movie. The performances are all good the cinematography (by Jack Cardiff) is excellent and the simple tale assuredly told thanks to a fine script. It is a tale of girls' vulnerability to 'strange men' or simply the male predator. This is all the more effective for its telling from the perspective of the two girls. Unlikely to be presented in this way today, we see the girls enthusiasm, their welcoming of the attention and in the case of the older girl, her sensing the transition to of her adulthood. Potent stuff indeed and made all the more chilling by completely believable dialogue on all sides, including the parents, and the stunning photography, particularly the night shots. Dandy Nichols is a welcome extra as the bus conductress, but this is a must see for all except those only fascinated by 'blockbusters'. Very redolent of the time but also, as others have pointed out, still pertinent today because of internet chat lines and the like.

11 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Locations n-p-hunt
DVD release available now! bsfraser2003
Discuss Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: