Billy Liar

Billy Liar

"one guy ... three girls ... one ring!"
  • NR
  • 1963
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 7.3  (5,856)
  • 82

This classic British movie is based on the novel and play written by Keith Waterhouse tells the story of Billy Fisher, a young man who finds it difficult to see the difference between reality and imagination in 1960s England. Trapped in a boring job and living with his parents, Billy escapes to his fantasy life and lies to two women he has promised to marry. The return of his former girlfriend, Liz and the chance to escape to London for a new life means Billy must change his life completely if he is to make a success of his life.

Billy Liar
Billy Liar
Billy Liar

Trailer - 4 min 8 sec

Description
This classic British movie is based on the novel and play written by Keith Waterhouse tells the story of Billy Fisher, a young man who finds it difficult to see the difference between reality and imagination in 1960s England. Trapped in a boring job and living with his parents, Billy escapes to his fantasy life and lies to two women he has promised to marry. The return of his former girlfriend, Liz and the chance to escape to London for a new life means Billy must change his life completely if he is to make a success of his life.

Billy Liar is a 1963 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 82.

Billy Liar is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download, buy and rent on demand at The Roku Channel, Apple TV, Vudu, Google Play and YouTube VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent Billy Liar for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1963
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 38 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (5,856)
  • Metascore
    82