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The Knack...and How to Get It

1965 Rated NR 1hr 25m

In this risqué, rollicking 1960s sex farce from Britain, slimy skirt-chaser Tolen (Ray Brooks) tries to give his straitlaced landlord, timid schoolteacher Colin (the perfectly cast Michael Crawford), a tip or two about how to make it with the ladies -- with riotously funny results. Rita Tushingham is hilarious as their wide-eyed, innocent target. A swift, smart comedy adapted from the play by Ann Jellicoe.

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Movie Details

1966 BAFTA®
  • Best Actress nominee: Rita Tushingham
  • Best Film nominee
  • Best British Film nominee
1966 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.