Search results for "Alexander Mackendrick"
Whisky Galore!

Whisky Galore!

Whisky Galore!
IMDb: 7.2
82

Based on a true story. The name of the real ship, that sunk Feb 5 1941 – during WWII – was S/S Politician. Having left Liverpool two days earlier, heading…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit
IMDb: 7.3
85

The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the material,…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Mandy

Mandy

Mandy
IMDb: 7.4
93

London, the early 1950s. Born deaf, Mandy is mute for most of her childhood. As she reaches school age her family itself is in danger of breaking up. Christine (Phylis…

Genre: Drama
The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers
IMDb: 7.7
91

A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group’s…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Don’t Make Waves

Don’t Make Waves

Don’t Make Waves
IMDb: 6.1
97

New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria–catamarans, surfers (including a dog),…

Genre: Comedy
The Maggie

The Maggie

The Maggie
IMDb: 7
92

The poor, elderly—and the wily, when it comes to parting those who can afford it from their money—Scottish skipper of a broken-down old ‘puffer’ boat tricks an American tycoon into…

Genre: Comedy
Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success
IMDb: 8.1
97

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can’t control is his younger sister, Susan, who…

Genre: Drama
A High Wind in Jamaica

A High Wind in Jamaica

A High Wind in Jamaica
IMDb: 6.6
103

In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.