Still from The Incredible Mr. Limpet

Family Flicks Film Series: The Incredible Mr. Limpet

Co-presented with UCLA Film & Television Archive

Recommended for ages 6+

Don Knotts is Henry Limpet, a mild-mannered bookkeeper whose wish to become a fish miraculously comes true. Rejected by the Navy as physically unfit for service, as a fish he becomes a hero, guiding U.S. ships to strategic victories and making new fishy friends in the process. (1964, Dir: Arthur Lubin, 35mm, color, 99 min.)

Family Flicks Film Series

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person; first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking:  Under the museum, $3 flat rate on weekends (cash only)

Hammer Kids and Family Flicks are made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), a family fundraiser. Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.