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Nothing But the Best (1964)

Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will do anything to get rich and be the most successful businessman in Britian-even if it means murder!!! Written by Anonymous

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Make Room at the Top for Nothing But The Best! See more »

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13 July 1964 (USA)  »

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A única ambição  »

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Frederic Raphael had already adapted Stanley Ellin's original short story, "The Best Of Everything", as a short play for British television. See more »

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Charlie Prince: When one does absolutely nothing, it is vitally important to keep fit.
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Nothing But The Best
Music by Ron Grainer
Lyric by Frederic Raphael
Sung by Millicent Martin
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Very funny satire -- Alan Bates at his peak.
21 June 2000 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

I haven't see this movie for years but remember loving it. It is devilishly clever and beautifully filmed, with a great cast, especially Alan Bates. I had forgotten the name of it and now that I have found it, I plan to buy it for my personal collection. Let's face it, you almost can't go wrong with a British comedy and this is one of the best.


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