The Incredible Mr. Limpet

The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)

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  • Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Animation
  • Release Date: 1964-03-28
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 85 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Arthur Lubin
star 6.1/10
From 85 Ratings


Milquetoast Henry Limpet experiences his fondest wish and is transformed into a fish. As a talking fish he assists the US Navy in hunting German submarines during World War II.

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  • Don Knotts

    as Henry Limpet
  • Carole Cook

    as Bessie Limpet
  • Jack Weston

    as George Stickel
  • Andrew Duggan

    as Harlock
  • Larry Keating

    as Admiral P.P. Spewter
  • Oscar Beregi Jr.

    as Nazi Admiral (as Oscar Beregi)
  • Charles Meredith

    as Fleet Admiral
  • Elizabeth MacRae

    as Ladyfish (voice)
  • Paul Frees

    as Crusty (voice)
  • Wesley Gale

    as Man Staring Into Window (uncredited)
  • Peter Adams

    as Lieutenant (uncredited)
  • Leon Alton

    as Officer at Fleet Admiral's Meeting (uncredited)
  • Phil Arnold

    as Short Fisherman (uncredited)
  • George Bruggeman

    as Nazi Officer (uncredited)
  • Paul Busch

    as Sonar Man (uncredited)
  • Al Checco

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • Cordy Clark

    as Giggling Girl (uncredited)
  • Roydon Clark

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • Sayre Dearing

    as Passerby/Naval Officer at Meeting (uncredited)
  • George DeNormand

    as Nazi Officer (uncredited)
  • Dan Dowling

    as Naval Officer at Meeting (uncredited)
  • Harold Dyrenforth

    as U-Boat Captain (uncredited)
  • Louie Elias

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • Lisabeth Field

    as Miss Barnes (uncredited)
  • Logan Field

    as Lieutenant (uncredited)
  • Fred Fisher

    as Officer at Fleet Admiral's Meeting (uncredited)
  • Walter Friedel

    as Nazi Officer (uncredited)
  • George Golden

    as Naval Officer at Fleet Admiral Meeting (uncredited)
  • Marv Goux

    as Nazi Officer (uncredited)
  • John Hale

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • Sam Harris

    as Officer at Fleet Admiral's Briefing (uncredited)
  • George Holmes

    as Scientist (uncredited)
  • Joseph La Cava

    as Officer at Fleet Admiral's Briefing (uncredited)
  • Mike Lally

    as Naval Officer at Meeting (uncredited)
  • Harold Miller

    as Officer at Fleet Admiral's Briefing (uncredited)
  • Charles Morton

    as Boat Captain (uncredited)
  • Henry Norell

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • Jack Pepper

    as Sport Fishmern (uncredited)
  • Montie Plyler

    as Helmsman (uncredited)
  • Felix Reinsch

    as Submarine Captain (uncredited)
  • Waclaw Rekwart

    as Passerby (uncredited)
  • Heinz Sadler

    as Sonar Man (uncredited)
  • Scott Seaton

    as Old Man in Shipping Office (uncredited)
  • Jack Shea

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • John Truax

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Edward Wermel

    as Scientist (uncredited)
  • Feridun Çölgeçen

    as Scientist (uncredited)
Writing Jameson Brewer Screenplay
Writing Theodore Pratt Novel
Writing Joe DiMona Adaptation
Writing John C. Rose Screenplay
Directing Arthur Lubin Director
Writing John W. Dunn Story Supervisor
Visual Effects Gerry Chiniquy Animation Director
Visual Effects Robert McKimson Animation Director
Visual Effects Hawley Pratt Animation Director
Visual Effects Bill Tytla Animation Director
Production John C. Rose Producer
Sound Frank Perkins Music
Camera Harold E. Stine Director of Photography
Editing Donald Tait Editor
Art LeRoy Deane Art Direction
Art William L. Kuehl Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Gordon Bau Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Jean Burt Reilly Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Bill Phillips Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Louis Phillips Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Lenore Weaver Hairstylist
Directing Sergei Petschnikoff Assistant Director
Directing Edmond F. Bernoudy Assistant Director
Directing Ira Stewart Assistant Director
Sound Stanley Jones Sound
Lighting Paul Burnett Gaffer