Take a Girl Like You (film)

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Take a Girl Like You
Directed by Jonathan Miller
Produced by Hal E. Chester
Written by George Melly
Based on Take a Girl Like You
by Kingsley Amis
Starring Hayley Mills
Oliver Reed
Noel Harrison
Music by Stanley Myers
Cinematography Dick Bush
Edited by Jack Harris
Rex Pyke
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • 16¬†December¬†1970¬†(1970-12-16)
Running time
101 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Take a Girl Like You is a 1970 British comedy film directed by Jonathan Miller and starring Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed and Noel Harrison. Based on the 1960 novel Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis, it was adapted by George Melly. A television adaptation was broadcast in 2000.


Mills plays Jenny, a good girl who comes to a small British town to start a simple life. Soon she becomes the center of male attention around the town. Leading the pack is the honest but gruff Patrick, who shares one goal along with the other men: having sex with the right girl, and who he and the others consider the right girl, Jenny.


External links

  • Take a Girl Like You on IMDb
  • Take a Girl Like You (TV Series) on IMDb
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