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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1959 (see 1959 in film):


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The 39 Steps Ralph Thomas Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Barry Jones Thriller Remake of the 1935 film
Alive and Kicking Cyril Frankel Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison, Stanley Holloway Comedy
The Bandit of Zhobe John Gilling Victor Mature, Anne Aubrey, Anthony Newley Adventure
The Battle of the Sexes Charles Crichton Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings Comedy
Behemoth, the Sea Monster Eugène Lourié, Douglas Hickox Gene Evans, André Morell, Jack MacGowran Sci-fi
Blind Date Joseph Losey Hardy Krüger, Stanley Baker, Micheline Presle Crime
Bobbikins Robert Day Shirley Jones, Max Bygraves, Billie Whitelaw Comedy
The Boy and the Bridge Kevin McClory Ian Maclaine, Liam Redmond Drama
Breakout Peter Graham Scott Lee Patterson, Hazel Court Drama
The Bridal Path Frank Launder Bill Travers, George Cole Comedy
The Captain's Table Jack Lee John Gregson, Peggy Cummins Comedy
Carlton-Browne of the F.O. Roy Boulting, Jeffrey Dell Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers Comedy
Carry On Nurse Gerald Thomas Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims Comedy
Carry On Teacher Gerald Thomas Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor Comedy
The Cat Gang Darrell Catling Francesca Annis, John Pike Family/adventure
Crash Drive Max Varnel Dermot Walsh, Wendy Williams Drama
The Crowning Touch David Eady Ted Ray, Greta Gynt Comedy
Danger List Leslie Arliss Philip Friend, Honor Blackman Drama Short film
Danger Within Don Chaffey Richard Todd, Bernard Lee World War II
The Dawn Killer Donald Taylor Jeremy Bulloch, Sally Bulloch Thriller
Deadly Record Lawrence Huntington Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley Mystery [1]
Desert Mice Michael Relph Alfred Marks, Sid James World War II comedy
The Desperate Man Peter Maxwell Conrad Phillips, Jill Ireland Crime
Devil's Bait Peter Graham Scott Geoffrey Keen, Jane Hylton, Gordon Jackson Drama [2]
The Devil's Disciple Guy Hamilton Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier Drama Adaption of the play by George Bernard Shaw
Don't Panic Chaps! George Pollock Dennis Price, George Cole Comedy
Express Bongo Val Guest Laurence Harvey, Cliff Richard Musical
Ferry to Hong Kong Lewis Gilbert Curd Jürgens, Orson Welles, Sylvia Syms Adventure
First Man into Space Robert Day Marshall Thompson, Marla Landi Sci Fi/Horror
Floods of Fear Charles Crichton Howard Keel, Anne Heywood Thriller
Follow a Star Robert Asher Norman Wisdom, June Laverick Comedy/musical
Friends and Neighbours Gordon Parry Arthur Askey, Megs Jenkins Comedy
The Heart of a Man Herbert Wilcox Frankie Vaughan, Anne Heywood Drama
Hidden Homicide Tony Young Griffith Jones, Patricia Laffan Mystery [3]
Honeymoon Michael Powell Anthony Steel, Ludmilla Tchérina Drama
Horrors of the Black Museum Arthur Crabtree Michael Gough, June Cunningham Horror
The Hound of the Baskervilles Terence Fisher Peter Cushing, André Morell Mystery
The House of the Seven Hawks Richard Thorpe Robert Taylor, Nicole Maurey Mystery
Idol on Parade John Gilling Anthony Newley, Sid James Comedy
I'm All Right Jack John Boulting Ian Carmichael, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough Comedy Number 47 in the list of BFI Top 100 British films
In the Wake of a Stranger David Eady Tony Wright, Shirley Eaton Thriller
Jack the Ripper Robert S. Baker, Monty Berman Lee Patterson, Eddie Byrne Crime
Jet Storm Cy Endfield Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker, Diane Cilento Thriller
Killers of Kilimanjaro Richard Thorpe Robert Taylor, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey African Adventure
The Lady Is a Square Herbert Wilcox Anna Neagle, Frankie Vaughan, Janette Scott Musical/romance
Left Right and Centre Sidney Gilliat Ian Carmichael Comedy/romance
Libel Anthony Asquith Dirk Bogarde, Olivia de Havilland Drama
Life in Danger Terry Bishop Derren Nesbitt, Julie Hopkins Crime [4]
Life in Emergency Ward 10 Robert Day Michael Craig, Wilfrid Hyde-White Drama
Look Back in Anger Tony Richardson Richard Burton, Claire Bloom Drama
Make Mine a Million Lance Comfort Arthur Askey, Sid James Comedy
The Man Who Could Cheat Death Terence Fisher Anton Diffring, Christopher Lee Horror
The Man Who Liked Funerals David Eady Leslie Phillips, Susan Beaumont Comedy
Model for Murder Terry Bishop Keith Andes, Hazel Court Crime
The Mouse That Roared Jack Arnold Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell, Leo McKern Comedy
The Mummy Terence Fisher Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee Horror Universal; Remake of 1932 film
Naked Fury Charles Saunders Reed De Rouen, Kenneth Cope Crime
The Navy Lark Gordon Parry Cecil Parker, Ronald Shiner, Leslie Phillips Comedy
The Night We Dropped a Clanger Darcy Conyers Brian Rix, Cecil Parker Comedy
No Trees in the Street J. Lee Thompson Sylvia Syms, Herbert Lom Thriller
North West Frontier J. Lee Thompson Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall Adventure
Operation Amsterdam Michael McCarthy Peter Finch, Eva Bartok World War II Action
Operation Bullshine Gilbert Gunn Donald Sinden, Barbara Murray World War II Comedy
Our Man in Havana Carol Reed Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara Spy/comedy
Please Turn Over Gerald Thomas Ted Ray, Leslie Phillips, Julia Lockwood Comedy
The Price of Silence Montgomery Tully Gordon Jackson, June Thorburn Crime
Room at the Top Jack Clayton Simone Signoret, Laurence Harvey, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit Drama Number 32 in the list of BFI Top 100 British films; winner of two Academy Awards, three BAFTAs and an award at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival
The Rough and the Smooth Robert Siodmak Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton Drama
Sapphire Basil Dearden Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell Drama
The Scapegoat Robert Hamer Alec Guinness, Bette Davis Crime
Serious Charge Terence Young Anthony Quayle, Sarah Churchill Drama
The Shakedown John Lemont Terence Morgan, Hazel Court Crime
The Siege of Pinchgut Harry Watt Aldo Ray, Heather Sears Action Filmed in Australia; entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival
SOS Pacific Guy Green Bryan Forbes, Richard Attenborough Thriller
The Square Peg John Paddy Carstairs Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman World War II Comedy
Strictly Confidential Charles Saunders Richard Murdoch, William Kendall Comedy
Subway in the Sky Muriel Box Van Johnson, Hildegard Knef Crime
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll Leslie Norman Ernest Borgnine, Anne Baxter Comedy/drama Co-production with Australia
Tarzan's Greatest Adventure John Guillermin Gordon Scott, Anthony Quayle, Sara Shane African adventure
Tiger Bay J. Lee Thompson John Mills, Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz Crime/Thriller
Tommy the Toreador John Paddy Carstairs Tommy Steele, Janet Munro Musical comedy
Too Many Crooks Mario Zampi Terry-Thomas, George Cole Comedy
Top Floor Girl Max Varnel Kay Callard, Neil Hallett Drama
A Touch of Larceny Guy Hamilton James Mason, George Sanders Comedy
The Treasure of San Teresa Alvin Rakoff Eddie Constantine, Dawn Addams Thriller Also known as Hot Money Girl
The Ugly Duckling Lance Comfort Bernard Bresslaw, Jon Pertwee Comedy
Upstairs and Downstairs Ralph Thomas Michael Craig, Anne Heywood Comedy
Violent Moment Sidney Hayers Lyndon Brook, Jane Hylton Drama
Web of Evidence Jack Cardiff Van Johnson, Vera Miles Thriller
Whirlpool Lewis Allen Juliette Gréco, Muriel Pavlow, Marius Goring Drama [5]
The Witness Geoffrey Muller Dermot Walsh, Greta Gynt Crime [6]
Woman's Temptation Godfrey Grayson Patricia Driscoll, Robert Ayres, Neil Hallett Crime
The Wreck of the Mary Deare Michael Anderson Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave Thriller
Wrong Number Vernon Sewell Peter Reynolds, Lisa Gastoni, Olive Sloane Crime
Yesterday's Enemy Val Guest Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern World War II

See also


  1. ^ "Deadly Record". British Board of Film Classification.
  2. ^ "Devil's Bait".
  3. ^ "Hidden Homicide (1959)". BFI. Archived from the original on March 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "Life in Danger (1959)". BFI. Archived from the original on February 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "Whirlpool (1959)". Film
  6. ^ "Witness, The (1959) - Overview". Turner Classic Movies.