Accident-prone Fingers runs a pretty unsuccessful gang. They try and rob wealthy but tricky Billy Gordon - who distrusts banks and fears the Inland Revenue - but he sees Fingers and the ... See full summary »
Brenda de Banzie
The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This ... See full summary »
Dodger Lane (Peter Sellers) has planned the perfect robbery while in prison. He intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison before anyone notices... See full summary »
Zany collection of misfits led by aging military man (Terry-Thomas) go on a spree of robbing mink coats. An unlikely trio of women (Athene Seyler, Hattie Jacques, and Elspeth Duxbury) find ... See full summary »
During the Cold War, an idiotic R.N. lieutenant, who cannot be fired due to his connections, is transferred from the Admiralty to the far away Mothball Fleet to a rusty destroyer whose crew is running an illegal money-making scheme.
John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and ... See full summary »
Nigel Dennis publishes a scandal magazine. But for each story he writes, he first approaches the person whose scandalous behavior is described (or rather implied, to avoid any libel suit) and says he will suppress the story in return for money. Several of his victims first decide individually to kill him instead of paying, but fail in amusing ways. Then they find that to protect their various secrets they must now join forces for a rather different purpose...Written by
Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead is purely coincidental. See more »
When Sonny is at the Irish pub, he walks to the right, away from the bar; the shadow of the camera can be seen following him upon the back of the bartender, two patrons at the bar and so forth. See more »
In reply to the honourable member's question, I can only say... Uhh...
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An interesting premise is worked on well in this delightful British comedy. It has a number of amusing moments, and Peter Sellers is as good as ever in it. Joan Sims, on the hand, has a tendency to overplay her role, but the performers generally do quite well with their roles. It is a bit slow in the build up, but it is great once it gets moving. Some of the shots are definitely too dark though, even if set at nighttime, in that it is hard to see what is happening. I am not sure what, but something in the lighting set up could have surely been changed. With the plot of foiling the plans of a blackmailer, the different unsuccessful attempts start to get repetitive, but they are still amusing. It is a good film overall, even if a bit of a silly one.
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