Cool, sophisticated Tolen (Ray Brooks) has a monopoly on womanizing - with a long like of conquests to prove it - while the naïve, awkward Colin (Michael Crawford) desperately wants a piece... See full summary »
In May 1943, two American soldiers, Joe and Frank, of Italian descent are searching the North African desert for a German general called Von Kassler, when they are captured by Von Kassler ... See full summary »
Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, ... See full summary »
An astronaut goes into space with a chimpanzee. When they return to Earth after their orbit, it is discovered that the chimp has the brains of the astronaut, and the astronaut has the brains of the chimp. Complications ensue.
Pseudolus (Zero Mostel) is the laziest slave in Rome, and has one wish, to purchase his freedom. When his master and mistress leave for the day, he finds out that the young master has fallen in love with a virgin in the house of Marcus Lycus (Phil Silvers), a slave dealer specializing in beautiful women. Pseudolus concocts a deal in which he will be freed if he can procure the girl for young Hero (Michael Crawford). Of course, it can't be that simple as everything begins to go wrong.Written by
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Even before it was released, Producer Mel Frank announced a sequel called "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Guillotine". It never want any further than development stage. See more »
Miles Gloriosus sings that he's defeated Turks. The Turks would get nowhere near the Roman Empire as a military threat for another few centuries. See more »
[disguised as a soothsayer and chanting loud gibberish]
I say! You are in need of a soothsayer.
How did you know?
I'd be a fine soothsayer if I didn't.
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One fresco depicts a Roman orgy, but one character raises the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) seal in protest. In the 1960s the MPAA developed a film rating system to judge whether a film's content was too offensive/adult for audiences. See more »
Maybe I would have enjoyed this more if I had seen it before seeing a stage presentation. So much of the wit, fun, and, yes, innocence, not to mention many great songs, were eviscerated in the film production. Worthwhile only for Mostel, Gilford, Silvers and Jessel.
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