Clockwise (1986)

A headmaster obsessed with the clock (John Cleese) is to be given an honor for his achievements, but he finds that just getting to the ceremony intact is going to tax most of his energy. The film is a British production.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 10, 1986
DVD 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
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
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
Dean King
Things go from bad to worse in this funny British comedy starring John Cleese.
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
xGary Xx
A one idea british farce that's held together by John Cleese in his element, but there's very little little to it. Mildly amusing but never laugh out… More