Clockwise (1986)

John Cleese's knack for mining hilarity from the growing frustration of a dignified gentleman is fully exploited in the British comedy Clockwise. Cleese portrays Brian Stimpson, a perfectionist English headmaster who has been selected… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 4, 2001
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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Should be funnier, but not bad.

Scott Weinberg

Overlooked Cleese comedy.

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Jens S.
When a perfectionist and always punctual headmaster gets on the wrong train, his well-organized world is falling to pieces and a trail of chaos ensues. Of… More
Anthony Lawrie
Classic John Cleese doing what he does best. I must have watched this nearly 100 times as a child.
Cassandra Maples
A scrupulously punctual headmaster in an English comprehensive school sets off for the Headmaster's Conference to deliver a keynote speech. One little slip… More
Ross Collins
Boy, has this movie dated but it does offer some 80s nostalgia. John Cleese playing a Basil Fawlty like character, as he does best, embarks on a journey that… More
Phil Hubbs
A great forgotten comedy, makes me sweat and nervous everytime I watch it haha I just keep wanting him to succeed aarrrggghhhh there are some dull moments but… More
Dean !
Things go from bad to worse in this funny British comedy starring John Cleese.