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203 Ratings

Whisky Galore!

Tight Little Island

Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
United Kingdom, 1949
Comedy, Crime


When a Scottish island falls prey to a whisky shortage, the islanders are desolate. But when by chance a ship is sunk with a cargo of 50,000 cases of whisky, they see their salvation. But first they must outwit the English Home Guard commander who is determined to protect the cargo at all costs.

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Whisky Galore! Directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1950 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1950 | Nominee: Best British Film

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