For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.8
270 Ratings

The Lavender Hill Mob

Directed by Charles Crichton
United Kingdom, 1951
Comedy, Crime

Synopsis

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eifel Towers.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Lavender Hill Mob Directed by Charles Crichton

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1951 | Winner: Best Screenplay (International Award)

Academy Awards

1953 | Winner: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

1953 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

BAFTA Awards

1952 | Winner: Best British Film

1952 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

Directors Guild of America

1953 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

What are people saying?