List of British films of 1956

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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1956 (see 1956 in film):

1956[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1956
1984 Michael Anderson Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave Science-Fiction
The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp Alan Bromly Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento Comedy
Assignment Redhead Maclean Rogers Richard Denning, Carole Mathews Crime
The Baby and the Battleship Jay Lewis John Mills, Richard Attenborough Comedy
The Battle of the River Plate Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger John Gregson, Anthony Quayle World War II
Behind the Headlines Charles Saunders Paul Carpenter, Adrienne Corri Crime
The Bespoke Overcoat Jack Clayton Alfie Bass, Alan Tilvern Drama Short film
Bhowani Junction George Cukor Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers Adventure
The Black Tent Brian Desmond Hurst Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel War
Bond of Fear Henry Cass Dermot Walsh, Jane Barrett Drama
The Case of the Mukkinese Battle Horn Joseph Sterling Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan Comedy Short film
Charley Moon Guy Hamilton Max Bygraves, Dennis Price Musical
Checkpoint Ralph Thomas Anthony Steel, Stanley Baker Drama
Child in the House Cy Endfield, Charles De la Tour Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman Drama
Cloak Without Dagger Joseph Sterling Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie, Leslie Dwyer Thriller
Doublecross Anthony Squire Donald Houston, Fay Compton Thriller
Dry Rot Maurice Elvey Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix Comedy
The Extra Day William Fairchild Richard Basehart, Simone Simon Comedy/Drama
Eyewitness Muriel Box Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow Thriller
The Feminine Touch Pat Jackson George Baker, Belinda Lee Drama
Fire Maidens from Outer Space Cy Roth Anthony Dexter, Susan Shaw Science-fiction
Fun at St. Fanny's Maurice Elvey Fred Emney, Cardew Robinson, Vera Day Comedy
The Gamma People John Gilling Paul Douglas, Eva Bartok, Leslie Phillips Science-fiction
The Gelignite Gang Terence Fisher Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne Crime
The Good Companions J. Lee Thompson Eric Portman, Celia Johnson Musical
The Green Man Sidney Gilliat Alastair Sim, George Cole Comedy/Drama
The Green Scarf George More O'Ferrall Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd Mystery
High Terrace Henry Cass Dale Robertson, Lois Maxwell, Derek Bond, Eric Pohlmann Mystery
A Hill in Korea Julian Amyes George Baker, Harry Andrews Korean War
The Hostage Harold Huth Ron Randell, Mary Parker Thriller
House of Secrets Guy Green Michael Craig, Eric Pohlmann Crime
The Intimate Stranger Richard Basehart Mary Murphy, Constance Cummings, Roger Livesey Drama
The Iron Petticoat Ralph Thomas Bob Hope, Katharine Hepburn Comedy
It's Great to Be Young Cyril Frankel John Mills, Cecil Parker Comedy/Musical
It's Never Too Late Michael McCarthy Phyllis Calvert, Patrick Barr Comedy
It's a Wonderful World Val Guest George Cole, Terence Morgan, Kathleen Harrison Musical
Jacqueline Roy Ward Baker John Gregson, Kathleen Ryan Drama
Johnny, You're Wanted Vernon Sewell John Slater, Garry Marsh Crime
Jumping for Joy John Paddy Carstairs Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway Comedy
Keep It Clean David Paltenghi Ronald Shiner, Joan Sims Comedy
The Last Man to Hang? Terence Fisher Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars Crime
The Long Arm Charles Frend Jack Hawkins, John Stratton Crime Entered into the 6th Berlin International Film Festival
Loser Takes All Ken Annakin Glynis Johns, Rossano Brazzi, Robert Morley Comedy
Lost Guy Green David Farrar, David Knight Thriller
The Man Who Never Was Ronald Neame Clifton Webb, Ewen Montagu, Gloria Grahame World War II
The March Hare George More O'Ferrall Peggy Cummins, Terence Morgan Comedy
My Teenage Daughter Herbert Wilcox Anna Neagle, Sylvia Syms Drama
My Wife's Family Gilbert Gunn Ted Ray, Greta Gynt Comedy
Not So Dusty Maclean Rogers Bill Owen, Leslie Dwyer Comedy
Now and Forever Mario Zampi Janette Scott, Kay Walsh Drama
Odongo John Gilling Rhonda Fleming, Juma African adventure
Pacific Destiny Wolf Rilla Denholm Elliott, Susan Stephen Drama
Port Afrique Rudolph Maté Pier Angeli, Philip Carey Drama
Port of Escape Tony Young Googie Withers, John McCallum Thriller
Private's Progress John Boulting Ian Carmichael, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price Comedy
Reach for the Sky Lewis Gilbert Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow Biopic/World War II
Sailor Beware! Gordon Parry Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton Comedy
Satellite in the Sky John Dickson Kieron Moore, Lois Maxwell Science Fiction
The Secret Tent Don Chaffey Donald Gray, Andree Melly Crime
Seven Years in Tibet Hans Nieter Documentary Entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival
The Silken Affair Roy Kellino David Niven, Geneviève Page Comedy
Soho Incident Vernon Sewell Faith Domergue, Lee Patterson Crime Also known as Spin a Dark Web
The Snorkel Guy Green Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John Crime
The Spanish Gardener Philip Leacock Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley, Michael Hordern Drama Entered into the 7th Berlin International Film Festival
Stars in Your Eyes Maurice Elvey Nat Jackley, Patricia Kirkwood Musical
Tiger in the Smoke Roy Ward Baker Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow Crime
Three Men in a Boat Ken Annakin Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards, David Tomlinson, Shirley Eaton, Lisa Gastoni Comedy
Thunderstorm John Guillermin Carlos Thompson, Linda Christian Drama
Together Lorenza Mazzetti Michael Andrews, Eduardo Paolozzi Free Cinema
Tons of Trouble Leslie S. Hiscott Richard Hearne, William Hartnell Comedy
A Town Like Alice Jack Lee Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch Romance/Drama
A Touch of the Sun Gordon Parry Frankie Howerd, Ruby Murray Comedy
The Trollenberg Terror Quentin Lawrence Forrest Tucker, Janet Munro Science-fiction
Who Done It? Basil Dearden Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff Comedy
Wicked as They Come Ken Hughes Arlene Dahl, Philip Carey Crime
Women Without Men Elmo Williams, Herbert Glazer Joan Rice, Gordon Jackson Crime
X the Unknown Leslie Norman Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman Sci-fi
Yield to the Night J. Lee Thompson Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig Drama
Zarak Terence Young Victor Mature, Anita Ekberg Adventure

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