Passport to Pimlico
Passport to Pimlico (1949)

Passport to Pimlico is one of the most charmingly whimsical Ealing Studios comedies of the late 1940s-early 1950s. As a result of wartime bombing, an ancient parchment is uncovered, proving that the Pimlico section of London belongs to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 26, 1949
DVD Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Sustained, lightweight comedy scoring a continual succession of laughs.

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Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine

An entertaining effort from the Ealing studios that sadly hasn't proved as enduring as its peers.

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Don Druker
Chicago Reader

A treat.

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TV Guide

A fresh comedy with some well-aimed satirical arrows from producer Balcon's Ealing Studios, famous for their sophisticated, irreverent comedies.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

A worthy restoration and a reminder of a (short) period when Britain were world leaders of thoughtful film comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
"Passport to Pimlico" starts innocently enough on a sweltering day in London, or as innocently as it can with an unexploded bomb in the vicinity.… More
David Sayers
I found the film a little dated and not as skillfully shot as later classic Ealing films but I enjoyed the central idea around the film and the lengths the… More
Emily B.
When it comes to Brit movies I prefer ones from the 60s but this was actually alright and better than I expected. Margaret Rutherford was rather funny too.