MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,284 this week

When I'm Sixty-Four (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  4 August 2004 (UK)
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 221 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

One-off drama about the friendship that grows between two men from very different backgrounds, whose paths cross for the first time as they approach retirement age.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 249 titles
created 09 Dec 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 08 Dec 2012
 
a list of 9975 titles
created 16 Mar 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
i
a list of 51 titles
created 4 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: When I'm Sixty-Four (TV Movie 2004)

When I'm Sixty-Four (TV Movie 2004) on IMDb 7.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of When I'm Sixty-Four.
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Holiday (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A drama set in turbulent, turn-of-the-millennium Ecuador and centered on a young man who begins to develop complicated feelings for Juano after he saves him from a beating.

Director: Diego Araujo
Stars: Juan Arregui, Elena Vargas, Cristina Morrison
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Today, a special day for Luigi and Vincenzo, years of a love story in clandestine, for shame, fear, thinking do not have rights, no marriage, no family, neither walking hand in hand.... But... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Bucci
Stars: Titti Nuzzolese, Francesco Paolantoni, Patrizio Rispo
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Meet Myles and Brody, best friends and total opposites. Myles is a hopeless romantic looking for Mr. Right. Brody is a sexy player on the hunt for Mr. Right Now. These two friends make a ... See full summary »

Director: J.C. Calciano
Stars: Adam Bucci, Michael Adam Hamilton, Moronai Kanekoa
Hotel Babylon (2006–2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

At a posh urban hotel, the love lives and whims of its wealthy guests are attended to by hard-working staff who have their own troubles with love.

Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Martin Marquez, Michael Obiora
Shelter II (2007)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Director: Jonah Markowitz
Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes
Maladies (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.

Director: Carter
Stars: James Franco, Catherine Keener, Fallon Goodson
Kinsey (2004)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.

Director: Bill Condon
Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell
The Mourning (2015)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

20 years after going MIA in Desert Storm, Aaron returns home under mysterious conditions, not having aged since his disappearance, and must reestablish relationships with loved ones before ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Clebanoff
Stars: Michael Rene Walton, Louis Mandylor, Dominique Swain
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.

Director: Ira Sachs
Stars: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei
Black Work (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A policewoman sets out to discover who murdered her husband, who was an undercover police officer.

Stars: Sheridan Smith, Matthew McNulty, Oliver Woollford
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ray
...
Jim
Peter McNamara ...
Aitch
...
Rollo
...
Billy
Cordelia Bugeja ...
Pool Attendant
Linda Spurrier ...
Matron
...
Headmaster
...
Caz
Shahnequa Duprey ...
Kelly
...
Lynval
...
Little Ray
Oscar Grounds ...
Adam
...
Denny
Fritha Goodey ...
Receptionist
Edit

Storyline

One-off drama about the friendship that grows between two men from very different backgrounds, whose paths cross for the first time as they approach retirement age.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 August 2004 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

When I'm Sixty-Four  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This drama is part of BBC2's "Time of Your Life" season. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Once more round the block, mate!
7 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The introduction and initial development of the two main characters is very well done.

We first see Ray with his mates at the local pub when they all rush out in order to rumble with a visiting rival soccer club's fans. Although Ray and one of his older friends are winded even getting to the fight, they manage to pummel well enough and add one more row to reminisce about from their good old days of brawling. We find that Ray owns and drives a cab, is widowed, has two grown children and keeps his old home. Despite being widowed for 8 years he can't bear to change anything that relates to his departed wife.

We next see Jim at the school he attended as a boy and from where he is now retiring as a master. The story of "Beaky" (so nicknamed because of his prominent nose) unrolls as the cab called to take him to the airport (driven by Ray) is instead directed to a clinic where the nose is made less prominent. Jim's forgotten safari jacket and personal notebook left in the car provide the start of the relationship as Ray returns the items and is also where we find that Jim wants to: 1. fall in love, and 2. see the world.

The relationship and the story develop so very well, so comfortably, so believably, so tastefully. The acting here is superb and the screenplay solid. Supporting characters are realistic, consistent and help move the solid plot along. Motivations are shown, difficulties are encountered, decisions are made.

An elegant and lovely story of two older men finding new lives for themselves make this a rare movie and a highly enjoyable one.


24 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How can we petition to get this released? stewednose
Discuss When I'm Sixty-Four (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?