British TV & Films 1969 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. A Talent for Loving (1969)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Western

A professional gambler is trapped into marrying within a Mexican family under an Aztec curse.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Richard Widmark, Topol, Geneviève Page, Cesar Romero

Votes: 113

2. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)

M/PG | 122 min | Drama, History, War

While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the ninth century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows, to... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

Votes: 877

3. Arthur? Arthur! (1969)

GP | 94 min | Comedy

The inventor of sure-fire failures leads such an abysmal life that he creates a second identity that of a dashing, debonair womaniser.

Director: Samuel Gallu | Stars: Shelley Winters, Donald Pleasence, Terry-Thomas, Tammy Grimes

Votes: 13

4. Avalanche (1969)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Family

The English children are on holiday in the Tyrolean alps and are having a great time when one of them breaks his leg. The rest of the children get him to a mountain hut but then the avalanche strikes.

Director: John Danischewsky | Stars: Howard Marion-Crawford, Moustache, Tarek Sharif, Totti Truman Taylor

Votes: 48

5. Before Winter Comes (1968)

M | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, War

After World War II, in an Austrian camp for displaced people, an interpreter mediates between the British and the Soviets regarding the fate of various refugees.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: David Niven, Topol, Anna Karina, John Hurt

Votes: 253

6. Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969)

X | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

Heironymus Merkin screens an autobiographical movie of his life, growth and moral decay.

Director: Anthony Newley | Stars: Anthony Newley, Joan Collins, Alexander Newley, Tara Newley Arkle

Votes: 330

8. Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)

G | 105 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

When Captain Nemo saves the passengers of a sinking ship and takes them to his Utopian underwater city he discovers that not all of his guests agree to remain there forever.

Director: James Hill | Stars: Robert Ryan, Chuck Connors, Nanette Newman, Luciana Paluzzi

Votes: 1,229

9. Counterstrike (1969– )

50 min | Sci-Fi

Simon King, an alien agent from the Inter Galactic Council, is sent to Earth on a mission to stop unscrupulous refugees from a dying planet from wiping out Mankind and taking over the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Finch, Sarah Brackett, Katie Fitzroy, Fraser Kerr

Votes: 14

11. Sophie's Place (1969)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Telly Savalas, Edith Evans, Warren Oates, Cesar Romero

Votes: 146

12. Crossplot (1969)

PG-13 | 96 min | Thriller

A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Roger Moore, Martha Hyer, Alexis Kanner, Claudie Lange

Votes: 564

16. Guns in the Heather (1969)

180 min | Adventure, Family

Walt Disney's 3-part made-for-TV feature, The Secret of Boyne Castle (1969), originally shown on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (the new title for "Disneyland"), re-edited into feature film form for European theatrical release.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Glenn Corbett, Alfred Burke, Kurt Russell, Patrick Barr

Votes: 74

17. Hannibal Brooks (1969)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Adventure, War

A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Oliver Reed, John Alderton, Michael J. Pollard, Wolfgang Preiss

Votes: 1,240

20. Hoverbug (1969)

57 min | Adventure, Family

Dick and Jenny Brewster hope to win a race for home-made Hoverbugs. They build their own Hoverbug but their rivals Charlie and Sidney bend the rules by enlisting professional help. The main... See full summary »

Director: Jan Darnley-Smith | Stars: Jill Riddick, John Trayhorn, Francis Attard, Gary Cann

Votes: 6

21. Wedding Night (1969)

M/PG | 99 min | Drama

A young, sensitive girl becomes panicky on her wedding night with an overpowering fear of marital sex and ultimate pregnancy.

Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Tessa Wyatt, Alexandra Bastedo, Eddie Byrne

Votes: 16

22. I Start Counting (1970)

Not Rated | 105 min | Thriller

A 14-year-old girl coming to terms with her sexuality, discovers that her adored older brother may be guilty of a series of bizarre sex crimes.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Bryan Marshall, Clare Sutcliffe, Simon Ward

Votes: 404

23. In Search of Gregory (1969)

M/PG | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Young Catherine Morelli (Julie Christie), who lives in Rome, goes to Geneva to find romance at her father's wedding. There she begins a nearly nymphomaniacal pursuit of a mystery-fantasy man called Gregory (Michael Sarrazin).

Director: Peter Wood | Stars: Julie Christie, John Hurt, Michael Sarrazin, Paola Pitagora

Votes: 192

24. It's Tommy Cooper (1969–1971)

30 min | Comedy

A show with jokes and failed attempt magic tricks done by Tommy Cooper,also in the program he dresses up like working people in everyday life and he dose mock interviews dressed up as historical figures.

Stars: Tommy Cooper, Peter Reeves, Clovissa Newcombe, Bob Sharples and His Orchestra

Votes: 41

28. Laughter in the Dark (1969)

X | 104 min | Drama

A married middle-aged art critic and 16-year-old Margot begin an affair and develop a troublesome mutually parasitic relationship.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Nicol Williamson, Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Drouot, Peter Bowles

Votes: 120

29. Lock Up Your Daughters! (1969)

R | 102 min | Comedy

A trio of randy sailors go looking for girl-friends in 18th-century London.

Director: Peter Coe | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Glynis Johns, Ian Bannen

Votes: 137

32. Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)

G | 122 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc.

Directors: Ken Annakin, Sam Itzkovitch | Stars: Bourvil, Lando Buzzanca, Walter Chiari, Peter Cook

Votes: 1,953

33. Moon Zero Two (1969)

G | 100 min | Crime, Sci-Fi

A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: James Olson, Catherine Schell, Warren Mitchell, Adrienne Corri

Votes: 1,201

34. Mr. Digby Darling (1969–1971)

30 min | Comedy

The comedy concerns the relationship between The boss Roland Digby "Peter Jones" who is totally overindulged by his loyal and adoring secretary, Thelma Teesdale "Hancock".

Stars: Peter Jones, Sheila Hancock, Janet Brown, Peter Stephens

37. Ours Is a Nice House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

Thora Parker (Thora Hird) is the landlady of a North Country boarding house that predominantly caters for showbiz types. Everything must be in place, she is always precise. She oversees the... See full summary »

Stars: Thora Hird, Ruth Holden, May Warden, Leslie Meadows

41. Run Wild, Run Free (1969)

G | 100 min | Drama, Family

Philip Ransome, a northern English boy about ten-years-old, has been mute since age three and spends his days roaming the moors alone. His parents despair of a cure. One day, he sees a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: John Mills, Gordon Jackson, Sylvia Syms, Mark Lester

Votes: 344

42. Sandy the Seal (1968)

67 min | Drama, Family

When a lighthouse keeper takes in a seal in need and gives to his children to look after, the whole family is drawn into the shadowy world of illegal seal poaching. The family then finds ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lynn | Stars: Heinz Drache, Marianne Koch, David Richards, Anne Mervis

Votes: 51

43. Sinful Davey (1969)

M/PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

The humorous adventures of the notorious Scottish highwayman and thief Davey Haggart during the 1820s in Britain.

Director: John Huston | Stars: John Hurt, Pamela Franklin, Nigel Davenport, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 335

44. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 45

45. Staircase (1969)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of London and both care deeply for their ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Rex Harrison, Richard Burton, Cathleen Nesbitt, Beatrix Lehmann

Votes: 699

46. Submarine X-1 (1968)

G | 89 min | Action, Drama, War

During World War II, the British Royal Navy used experimental midget submarines to raid German warships in Norway.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: James Caan, David Sumner, Norman Bowler, Brian Grellis

Votes: 479

47. Take Three Girls (1969–1971)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

Centres on the lives of three single girls living in bed-sit land in London SW3. It featurd Victoria (Liza Goddard) as daffy cellist Victoria, Kate the actress (Susan Jameson) , and Avril (... See full summary »

Stars: Liza Goddard, Barra Grant, Angela Down, Susan Jameson

Votes: 15

48. The Adding Machine (1969)

M/PG | 100 min | Comedy

An accountant whose job is about to be taken over by a computer starts to re-examine his life and his priorities.

Director: Jerome Epstein | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Phyllis Diller, Billie Whitelaw, Sydney Chaplin

Votes: 159

49. The Assassination Bureau (1969)

M | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A woman causes a group of assassins to face their greatest challenge.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 2,061