UK SWINGING SIXTIES MOVIESby bruce middleton | created - 08 Jul 2013 | updated - 08 Jul 2013 | Public
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1. Ferry Cross the Mersey (1964)
88 min | Musical
Gerry and Fred Marsden, Les McGuire, and Les "Chad" Chadwick portray themselves in a romp through the early 1960's Liverpool Beat Scene. Art students by day and musicians by night the boy's... See full summary »
Gerry and pacemakers etc
3. Georgy Girl (1966)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.
4. Up the Junction (1968)
R | 119 min | Drama
Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed ... See full summary »
5. Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Music
Dinah is a model whose face appears in an ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising executives use their ... See full summary »
also called CATCH US IF YOU CAN
6. The Big T.N.T. Show (1966)
95 min | Documentary, Music
Live performances by some of the top rock-and-roll acts of the mid 60s. Includes Ray Charles, The Byrds, Joan Baez, Ike and Tina Turner, Donovan, The Lovin' Spoonful, and several more.
Chuck Berry,Bo Diddley,Rolling stones etc
9. The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Cool and sophisticated Tolen (Ray Brooks) has a monopoly on womanizing - with a long like of conquests to prove it - while the naive and awkward Colin (Michael Crawford) desperately wants a... See full summary »
10. The Girl-Getters (1964)
93 min | Drama
In a seaside village, a group of local young men mingle among the seasonal tourists in search of sexual conquests. Near the end of one summer, the leader of the group, Tinker, a strolling ... See full summary »
also called THE SYSTEM,with OLIVER REED.
12. Go Go Mania (1965)
70 min | Music
No plot here. Just a collection of lip-synched videos from some of the bands that were part of the "British Invasion" in 1964. Includes bands such as The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Peter ... See full summary »
also called POP GEAR,inc ANIMALS,FOUR PENNIES and NASHVILLE TEENS and others.
13. Poor Cow (1967)
Approved | 101 min | Drama
A young woman lives a life filled with bad choices. She marries and has a child with an abusive thief at a young age who quickly ends up in prison. Left alone she takes up with his mate (... See full summary »
14. To Sir, with Love (1967)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama
Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Votes: 13,074 | Gross: $42.43M
15. Blow-Up (1966)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.
16. Play It Cool (1962)
82 min | Drama, Musical
Stars Billy Fury (Britain's answer to Elvis Presley) and features cameos from some other stars from the sixties, with Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro and Shane Fenton (better known as Alvin ... See full summary »
17. Wild for Kicks (1960)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
An impetuous teenage girl, resentful of her father's new wife, tries to wreck the marriage regardless of the consequences.
also called BEAT GIRL.
18. Swinging U.K. (1964)
29 min | Short, Music
MILLIE,MERSEYBEATS and others
19. UK Swings Again (1964)
27 min | Short, Music
HOLLIES,LULU and others.The two last shortish films were put together later as GO GO BIG BEAT.
20. Some People (1962)
93 min | Drama, Musical
The story of three teenaged tearaways Johnnie, Bill and Bert who find themselves at odds with society. Following a brush with the law they have a chance meeting with a local choirmaster who offers them a way of making good.
set in BRISTOL.