I'm All Right Jack
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Set in the 1950s in Britain, this award-winning social comedy by director and co-writer John Boulting features Ian Carmichael as the inept Stanley Windrush, a hopeless twit with -- we are to believe -- an Oxford degree. Unlike others in his social circle, Stanley wants to work. When he tries out for jobs in industry with the full expectation of working his way into a management position, he sets off disasters and alienates his interviewers. So his uncle gives him a job in his munitions factory, knowing what an idiot he is, and relying on him to eventually cause a strike (the uncle needs this… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An intermediary work, one foot in Ealing gentility, the other in the abrasion of Anderson, Reisz, et al."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Splendid Boulting Brothers satire with a great Peter Sellers performance."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It's a mostly forgotten work today, despite its all right construction and the funny performance by a restrained Sellers."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"...the Boulting brothers' acerbic satire I'm All Right Jack (1959) is a merciless and hilarious dagger thrown at both Labor and Management, two opposing factions each rotten with exclusive self-interest."
‑ Mark Bourne, DVDJournal.com
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