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I'm All Right Jack (1959)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 7 March 1960 (Sweden)
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labor union.

Director:

John Boulting

Writers:

Alan Hackney (novel), Frank Harvey (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Carmichael ... Stanley Windrush
Terry-Thomas ... Maj. Hitchcock
Peter Sellers ... Fred Kite / Sir John Kennaway
Richard Attenborough ... Sidney De Vere Cox
Dennis Price ... Bertram Tracepurcel (as Denis Price)
Margaret Rutherford ... Aunt Dolly
Irene Handl ... Mrs. Kite
Liz Fraser ... Cynthia Kite
Miles Malleson ... Windrush Snr.
Marne Maitland ... Mr. Mohammed
John Le Mesurier ... Waters
Raymond Huntley ... Magistrate
Victor Maddern ... Knowles
Kenneth Griffith ... Dai
Fred Griffiths Fred Griffiths ... Charlie
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Storyline

Naive Stanley Windrush (Ian Carmichael) returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay, he soon finds he has to start from the bottom and work his way up, and also that the management, as well as the trade union, use him as a tool in their fight for power.

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Trivia

The title of this movie refers to a well-known British expression that indicates smug and complacent selfishness. See more »

Goofs

Stanley Windrush sat on the fork lift truck and spoke with Fred Kite. from behind Stanley, his tie flaps wildly in the wind. Viewed from Stanley's front, his tie is quite undisturbed. See more »

Quotes

Knowles: We haven't had a stoppage like this for ages - not since the week before last.
Stanley Windrush: I'm terribly sorry about it.
Knowles: You don't want to be sorry, Squire. Makes a nice little break, doesn't it?
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Crazy Credits

Opening quote: "Oh! Brave New World that hath such people in't" --William Shakespeare See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Pink Panther Story (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm All Right Jack
Written by Ken Hare
Sung by Al Saxon
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First-rate comedy
7 February 2000 | by xander-2See all my reviews

Superior example of British comedy film making amongst a sea of duds. British film-makers never got it more right than here. Tremendous story and script plus wonderful performances from a whole host of character actors, especially Peter Sellers and Terry-Thomas.

Very funny satire on British industrial relations.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1960 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Black and White (archive footage)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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