List of British films of 1972

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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1972 (see 1972 in film):

1972[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1972
Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall Norman Cohen Jim Dale, Arthur Lowe, Spike Milligan Comedy
Adult Fun James Scott Peter Marinker, Deborah Norton Comedy/Thriller
The Alf Garnett Saga Bob Kellett Warren Mitchell, Dandy Nichols Comedy
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland William Sterling Fiona Fullerton, Michael Crawford, Peter Sellers Musical
All Coppers Are... Sidney Hayers Martin Potter, Julia Foster Drama
The Amazing Mr Blunden Lionel Jeffries Laurence Naismith, Lynne Frederick Family
Antony and Cleopatra Charlton Heston Charlton Heston, Eric Porter, John Castle Historical drama
The Assassination of Trotsky Joseph Losey Richard Burton, Romy Schneider, Alain Delon Historical drama
Asylum Roy Ward Baker Peter Cushing, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom Portmanteau horror
Au Pair Girls Val Guest Astrid Frank, Johnny Briggs Sex comedy
Bartleby Anthony Friedman Paul Scofield, John McEnery Drama
Bless This House Gerald Thomas Sid James, Terry Scott Comedy

Spin-off of Bless This House

The Boy Who Turned Yellow Michael Powell Mark Dightam, Robert Eddison Family drama
Brother Sun, Sister Moon Franco Zeffirelli Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker Biopic
The Call of the Wild Ken Annakin Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier Adventure
Carry On Abroad Gerald Thomas Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey Comedy
Carry On Matron Gerald Thomas Kenneth Williams, Sid James Comedy
Cry Wolf John Davis Anthony Kemp, Mary Burleigh Drama
Danny Jones Jules Bricken Frank Finlay, Jane Carr Drama
The Darwin Adventure Jack Couffer Nicholas Clay, Susan Macready Biopic
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Peter Medak Alan Bates, Janet Suzman Black comedy
Doomwatch Peter Sasdy Ian Bannen, Judy Geeson Sci-fi mystery

TV Series Spin-Off.

Dracula AD 1972 Alan Gibson Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Horror
Death Line Gary Sherman Donald Pleasence, David Ladd Horror
Endless Night Sidney Gilliat Hayley Mills, Britt Ekland Mystery
The Fiend Robert Hartford-Davis Ann Todd, Tony Beckley, Patrick Magee Horror
The Flesh and Blood Show Pete Walker Ray Brooks, Jenny Hanley Horror

With 3-D sequence.

Follow Me! Carol Reed Mia Farrow, Michael Jayston Comedy
For the Love of Ada Ronnie Baxter Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles Comedy Spin-off of For the Love of Ada
Four Dimensions of Greta Pete Walker Tristan Rogers, Karen Boyes Sex comedy

With 3-D sequences.

Frenzy Alfred Hitchcock Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen Thriller
Fright Peter Collinson Susan George, Ian Bannen Horror
Glastonbury Fayre Nicolas Roeg Family, Arthur Brown, Fairport Convention Documentary a film of Glastonbury Festival
Go for a Take Harry Booth Dennis Price, Bob Todd Comedy
Henry VIII and His Six Wives Waris Hussein Keith Michell, Donald Pleasence Drama

Based on a BBC TV series

Hide and Seek David Eady Peter Newby, Gary Kemp Family/Adventure
I Want What I Want John Dexter Anne Heywood, Harry Andrews, Jill Bennett Drama
Images Robert Altman Susannah York, René Auberjonois Drama
Innocent Bystanders Peter Collinson Stanley Baker, Geraldine Chaplin Action
Madame Sin David Greene Bette Davis, Robert Wagner Thriller
Made John Mackenzie Carol White, Roy Harper Drama
Mutiny on the Buses Harry Booth Reg Varney, Bob Grant, Stephen Lewis Comedy

TV sitcom Spin-Off sequel.

Nearest and Dearest John Robins Hylda Baker, Jimmy Jewel Comedy

TV sitcom Spin-Off.

Neither the Sea Nor the Sand Fred Burnley Susan Hampshire, Frank Finlay Thriller
Nobody Ordered Love Robert Hartford-Davis Ingrid Pitt, Judy Huxtable Horror
The Offence Sidney Lumet Sean Connery, Trevor Howard Crime
Ooh… You Are Awful Cliff Owen Dick Emery Comedy
The Other Side of the Underneath Jane Arden Sheila Allen Drama
Our Miss Fred Bob Kellett Danny La Rue Comedy
The Pied Piper Jacques Demy Jack Wild, Donald Pleasence Fantasy
Pope Joan Michael Anderson Liv Ullmann, Jeremy Kemp, Olivia de Havilland Drama
Pulp Mike Hodges Michael Caine, Mickey Rooney, Lionel Stander Crime/Thriller
Rentadick Jim Clark James Booth, Richard Briers Comedy
The Ruling Class Peter Medak Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe Black comedy
Running Scared David Hemmings Robert Powell, Gayle Hunnicutt Drama
Savage Messiah Ken Russell Dorothy Tutin, Scott Antony, Helen Mirren Biopic of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
Sitting Target Douglas Hickox Oliver Reed, Jill St. John Action
Sleuth Joseph L. Mankiewicz Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine Mystery/Thriller
Something to Hide Alastair Reid Peter Finch, Shelley Winters Thriller
Steptoe and Son Cliff Owen Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett Comedy

TV sitcom Spin-Off.

Straight on Till Morning Peter Collinson Rita Tushingham, Shane Briant Thriller
Tales from the Crypt Freddie Francis Ralph Richardson, Joan Collins Horror
That's Your Funeral John Robins Bill Fraser, Raymond Huntley Comedy

Based on TV series of the same name

Tower of Evil Jim O'Connolly Bryant Haliday, Jill Haworth Horror
The Triple Echo Michael Apted Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed Drama Entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival
Twins of Evil John Hough Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Mary Collinson Horror
Under Milk Wood Andrew Sinclair Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor Comedy/Drama
Up the Front Bob Kellett Frankie Howerd, Bill Fraser Comedy
Vampire Circus Robert Young Anthony Higgins, Adrienne Corri, Lalla Ward Horror
What Became of Jack and Jill? Bill Bain Vanessa Howard, Mona Washbourne Thriller
Young Winston Richard Attenborough Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft Biography
Zee and Co. Brian G. Hutton Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Caine, Susannah York Drama
Z.P.G. Michael Campus Oliver Reed, Geraldine Chaplin Sci-fi

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