The League of Gentlemen Poster

Release Date: 1960

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
In this British crime caper, Hyde (Jack Hawkins), a bitter former military officer, decides to rob a bank and recruits a number of ex-army men to join in on the scheme. Along with Lexy (Richard Attenborough), Race (Nigel Patrick) and others, Hyde meticulously plans the heist, with preliminary missions resulting in tense and ridiculous situations, including a quest for much-needed explosives. Can Hyde and his cohorts pull off the big robbery and get away with it?

Cast: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Richard Attenborough, Roger Livesey, Bryan Forbes, Kieron Moore, Robert Coote, Terence Alexander

Director: Basil Dearden

Genres: Comedy, Thriller

Production Co: Allied Filmmakers

Keywords: Revenge, Suspenseful, Quest, 1960s, Friend, England, Amusing, London


Nominated British Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)