6.9/10
202
12 user 3 critic

Tomorrow at Ten (1963)

It's a race against time for the police when they have to find a kidnapped boy imprisoned with a time bomb, after his abductor dies without revealing the child's whereabouts.

Director:

Lance Comfort

Writers:

Peter Miller (original story), James Kelley (original story) (as James Kelly) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The day before a young man is to be executed for killing his girlfriend, his alcoholic father shows up to try to prove his innocence.

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In England, two criminals kidnap a child for ransom and make their ransom demands in a disguised voice from a phone booth.

Director: Frank Nesbitt
Stars: Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford
The Circle (1957)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When Dr. Howard Latimer finds the German actress that he had just met at London Airport murdered in his flat. It leads him into the world of murder, blackmail, and a fake passport scam.

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: John Mills, Derek Farr, Noelle Middleton
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An insurance investigator runs into an ex-girlfriend, who is still as beautiful as he remembered her, but is now married. He soon finds himself involved in arson, blackmail, and murder.

Director: Sidney Gilliat
Stars: Jack Hawkins, Arlene Dahl, Dennis Price
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Stars: James Mason, Maximilian Schell, Simone Signoret
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In Britain, at the dawn of jet-powered commercial aviation, an aircraft manufacturer tries to shift the blame from mechanical failure to pilot error when its newest jet airliner has a series of accidents.

Director: Charles Frend
Stars: Michael Craig, Peter Cushing, Bernard Lee
Silent Dust (1949)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead son, who was killed in battle in World War II. Not long before the dedication ceremony is to be held,... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort
Stars: Stephen Murray, Beatrice Campbell, George Woodbridge
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An Englishman with a grudge against an insurance company for a disallowed claim fakes his own death in order but an insurance investigator starts snooping around.

Director: Carol Reed
Stars: Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick, Alan Bates
The Valiant (1962)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

During World War II, two Italian frogmen, who placed magnetic mines under a British warship, are captured and interrogated by British intelligence about their mission.

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Stars: John Mills, Ettore Manni, Roberto Risso
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After a convict breaks in a psychotherapist's home, he agrees to rehabilitation rather than arrest but the therapist's wife becomes infatuated with him.

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith, Alexander Knox
Jet Storm (1959)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Sir Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, ... See full summary »

Director: Cy Endfield
Stars: Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker, Hermione Baddeley
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Charlie as a boy on a trip to the local museum, falls in love with a green portland vase (wedgewood), and decides that this is his quest in life to find it. So as a grown up he is still ... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Frankel
Stars: Peter Finch, Adrienne Corri, Rosalie Crutchley
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Gregson ... Detective Inspector Parnell
Alec Clunes ... Anthony Chester
Robert Shaw ... George Marlow
Helen Cherry ... Robbie
Betty McDowall ... Maggie Parnell
William Hartnell ... Freddie Maddox
Harry Fowler ... Smiley
Alan Wheatley ... Asst. Commissioner Bewley
Kenneth Cope ... Detective Sergeant Grey
Ernest Clark ... Police Doctor
Noel Howlett ... Brain Specialist
Renee Houston ... Masie Maddox
Piers Bishop Piers Bishop ... Jonathan Chester
Frank Hawkins Frank Hawkins ... Mr. Tamplin
Ray Smith Ray Smith ... Mr. Briggs
Edit

Storyline

It's a race against time for the police when they have to find a kidnapped boy imprisoned with a time bomb, after his abductor dies without revealing the child's whereabouts.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 1963 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Tomorrow at Ten See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mancunian Film See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

John Gregson hadn't long played a London-based police officer in the film "The Frightened City." See more »

Goofs

When Parnell and Grey first meet the local police officer near Chester's house, a cylindrical microphone windshield is very obvious at the bottom of the frame. See more »

Soundtracks

Bongo Girl
(uncredited)
Music by Brian Fahey
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Race against time
23 October 2011 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Suspenseful thriller in which Robert Shaw gets the lion's share as a kidnapper of a wealthy man's only son.The story almost entirely focuses on the villain and (it's rare ) tries to explain the reason why he did it .It's not only a matter of money as the viewer little by little discovers .The things themselves play a prominent part ,the ticking of the clocks or a jumping jack .The kidnapper is at hand ,under the police's eye ,like in more modern thrillers such as "oxygen" ;and of course there is a quarrel between the scared father and the police .The whole film is a race against the clock ,for the boy is in a house with a time bomb.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 12 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed