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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1969 (see 1969 in film):


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Adding Machine Jerome Epstein Milo O'Shea, Phyllis Diller Drama
Alfred the Great Clive Donner David Hemmings, Michael York Historical
Anne of the Thousand Days Charles Jarrott Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Anthony Quayle Historical Academy Award winner
The Assassination Bureau Basil Dearden Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Curt Jürgens Black comedy
Battle of Britain Guy Hamilton Laurence Olivier, Trevor Howard, Robert Shaw World War II
The Bed Sitting Room Richard Lester Rita Tushingham, Dudley Moore Comedy
Before Winter Comes J. Lee Thompson David Niven, Topol Drama
The Best House in London Philip Saville David Hemmings, Joanna Pettet Comedy
The Body Stealers Gerry Levy George Sanders, Maurice Evans Sci-fi
Bronco Bullfrog Barney Platts-Mills Del Walker, Anne Gooding Drama
Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? Anthony Newley Anthony Newley, Connie Kreski Comedy
Captain Nemo and the Underwater City James Hill Robert Ryan, Chuck Connors Fantasy Based on novel by Jules Verne
Carry On Again Doctor Gerald Thomas Kenneth Williams, Sid James Comedy
Carry On Camping Gerald Thomas Sid James, Kenneth Williams Comedy
The Chairman J. Lee Thompson Gregory Peck, Anne Heywood Thriller
Crooks and Coronets Jim O'Connolly Telly Savalas, Edith Evans Comedy
Crossplot Alvin Rakoff Roger Moore, Claudie Lange Thriller
Dance of Death David Giles Laurence Olivier, Geraldine McEwan Drama
David Copperfield Delbert Mann Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Robin Phillips Drama
Doppelgänger Robert Parrish Roy Thinnes, Ian Hendry Sci-fi
The File of the Golden Goose Sam Wanamaker Yul Brynner, Charles Gray Thriller
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed Terence Fisher Peter Cushing, Freddie Jones Horror
Guns in the Heather Robert Butler Glenn Corbett, Alfred Burke Family Co-production with the US
Hamlet Tony Richardson Nicol Williamson, Anthony Hopkins Literary drama Adaptation of Shakespeare's play
Hannibal Brooks Michael Winner Oliver Reed, Michael J Pollard World War II
The Haunted House of Horror Michael Armstrong Frankie Avalon, Jill Haworth Horror
I Start Counting David Greene Jenny Agutter, Bryan Marshall Thriller
In Search of Gregory Peter Wood Julie Christie, Michael Sarrazin Romance
The Italian Job Peter Collinson Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill Action/comedy Number 36 in the list of BFI Top 100 British films
Kes Ken Loach David Bradley, Lynne Perrie Drama Number 7 in the list of BFI Top 100 British films
The Last Shot You Hear Gordon Hessler Hugh Marlowe, Zena Walker Thriller
Laughter in the Dark Tony Richardson Nicol Williamson, Anna Karina Drama
Leo the Last John Boorman Marcello Mastroianni, Billie Whitelaw Drama
Lock Up Your Daughters! Peter Coe Christopher Plummer, Susannah York Comedy
Lola (Twinky) Richard Donner Charles Bronson, Susan George Comedy
The Magic Christian Joseph McGrath Ringo Starr, Peter Sellers Comedy
Man of Violence Pete Walker Michael Latimer, Luan Peters Crime
Monte Carlo or Bust! Ken Annakin Terry-Thomas, Tony Curtis Comedy
Moon Zero Two Roy Ward Baker James Olson, Catherine Schell Sci-fi
Mosquito Squadron Boris Sagal David McCallum World War II
Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly Freddie Francis Ursula Howells, Pat Heywood, Howard Trevor Horror/comedy
A Nice Girl Like Me Desmond Davis Barbara Ferris, Harry Andrews Comedy
Night After Night After Night Lindsay Shonteff Jack May, Justine Lord Crime/horror [1]
The Oblong Box Gordon Hessler Vincent Price, Christopher Lee Horror
Oh! What a Lovely War Richard Attenborough John Mills, Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith World War I/musical
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Peter R. Hunt George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas Spy/action
Play Dirty André de Toth Michael Caine, Nigel Green World War II Filmed in Spain
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Ronald Neame Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin Drama Maggie Smith won the Academy Award for best actress in a leading role.
The Promise Michael Hayes John Castle, Ian McKellen Drama
A Promise of Bed Derek Ford Victor Spinetti, Vanessa Howard Comedy
The Reckoning Jack Gold Nicol Williamson, Ann Bell Drama
Rhubarb Eric Sykes Eric Sykes, Harry Secombe Comedy Short film
Ring of Bright Water Jack Couffer Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna Drama
The Royal Hunt of the Sun Irving Lerner Robert Shaw, Christopher Plummer Adventure
Run Wild, Run Free Richard C. Sarafian John Mills, Mark Lester Family
Sandy the Seal Robert Lynn Heinz Drache, Marianne Koch Family Filmed in South Africa in 1965
Sinful Davey John Huston John Hurt, Pamela Franklin Comedy
The Smashing Bird I Used to Know Robert Hartford-Davis Maureen Lipman, Dennis Waterman, Patrick Mower Drama
Some Girls Do Ralph Thomas Richard Johnson, Daliah Lavi Spy
The Southern Star Sidney Hayers George Segal, Ursula Andress Adventure
Staircase Stanley Donen Rex Harrison, Richard Burton Drama Co-production with the United States
A Talent for Loving Richard Quine Richard Widmark, Topol, Geneviève Page Comedy/western Co-production with the United States
Taste the Blood of Dracula Peter Sasdy Christopher Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Gwen Watford Horror
Three Into Two Won't Go Peter Hall Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom, Judy Geeson Drama Entered into the 19th Berlin International Film Festival
Till Death Us Do Part Norman Cohen Warren Mitchell
Dandy Nichols
A Touch of Love Waris Hussein Sandy Dennis
Ian McKellen
Drama Entered into the 19th Berlin International Film Festival
Two Gentlemen Sharing Ted Kotcheff Robin Phillips, Judy Geeson Drama
The Virgin Soldiers John Dexter Hywel Bennett, Nigel Patrick, Lynn Redgrave Drama
Walk a Crooked Path John Brason Tenniel Evans, Faith Brook Crime
What's Good for the Goose Menahem Golan Norman Wisdom, Sally Geeson Comedy
Where's Jack? James Clavell Stanley Baker, Tommy Steele Crime
Women in Love Ken Russell Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden Literary drama Adapted from the book by D H Lawrence; Number 87 in the list of BFI Top 100 British films. Glenda Jackson won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Zeta One Michael Cort James Robertson Justice, Charles Hawtrey Comedy/sci-fi

Most Popular Films of the Year

Based on survey of more than 1,600 cinemas according to Motion Picture Herald.[2]

Top special reserved ticket attraction of the year:

Top four films:

Next ten most successful films in general release (in alphabetical order):

See also


  1. ^ "Night, After Night, After Night | 1969".
  2. ^ "US Actor is Top Star". Daily Telegraph. 30 December 1969.