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List of the best Basil Rathbone movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Basil Rathbone's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Basil Rathbone movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Basil Rathbone movies will be at the top of the list. Basil Rathbone has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Basil Rathbone movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Basil Rathbone films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Basil Rathbone role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Basil Rathbone performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items include everything from The Hound of the Baskervilles to A Lady Surrenders.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, George Zucco

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The Hound of the Baskervilles Basil Rathbone, John Carradine, Wendy Barrie

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The Adventures of Robin Hood Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Claude Rains

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The Scarlet Claw Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ian Wolfe

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The Mark of Zorro Tyrone Power, Basil Rathbone, Linda Darnell

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Captain Blood Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone

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Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Holmes Herbert

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The Spider Woman Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Nigel Bruce

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A Tale of Two Cities Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman, Edna May Oliver

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We're No Angels Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Basil Rathbone

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Terror by Night Basil Rathbone, Billy Bevan, Nigel Bruce

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The Pearl of Death Basil Rathbone, Rondo Hatton, Evelyn Ankers

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Son of Frankenstein Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone

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Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror Basil Rathbone, Reginald Denny, Edgar Barrier

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The Court Jester Angela Lansbury, Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, J. Pat O'Malley

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Sherlock Holmes Faces Death Basil Rathbone, Milburn Stone, Hillary Brooke

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Dressed to Kill Basil Rathbone, Patricia Morison, Nigel Bruce

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The Dawn Patrol David Niven, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone

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Anna Karenina Greta Garbo, Basil Rathbone, Maureen O'Sullivan

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David Copperfield Basil Rathbone, W. C. Fields, Maureen O'Sullivan

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Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon Basil Rathbone, Lionel Atwill, Nigel Bruce

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Pursuit to Algiers Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, John Abbott

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Sherlock Holmes in Washington Basil Rathbone, Marjorie Lord, George Zucco

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The Last Hurrah Spencer Tracy, Basil Rathbone, Jeffrey Hunter

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Tower of London Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone

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The Black Cat Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone, Alan Ladd

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Romeo and Juliet Norma Shearer, Basil Rathbone, John Barrymore

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If I Were King Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman, Frances Dee

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The Comedy of Terrors Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre

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Casanova's Big Night Bob Hope, Vincent Price, Joan Fontaine

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The Woman in Green Basil Rathbone, Hillary Brooke, Nigel Bruce

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The Adventures of Marco Polo Lana Turner, Gary Cooper, Basil Rathbone

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The Black Sleep Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone, Lon Chaney

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Above Suspicion Joan Crawford, Basil Rathbone, Fred MacMurray

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Crossroads Hedy Lamarr, Basil Rathbone, William Powell

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The Last Days of Pompeii Basil Rathbone, nm0129894, John Wood

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The Magic Sword Basil Rathbone, Marlene Callahan, Anne Helm

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Bathing Beauty Basil Rathbone, Esther Williams, Red Skelton

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The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini Boris Karloff, Nancy Sinatra, Basil Rathbone

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Love from a Stranger Basil Rathbone, Joan Hickson, Ann Harding

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The Bishop Murder Case Basil Rathbone, Roland Young, Delmer Daves

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Rhythm on the River Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Mary Martin

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Queen of Blood Dennis Hopper, Basil Rathbone, John Saxon

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Tovarich Claudette Colbert, Basil Rathbone, Charles Boyer

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A Feather in Her Hat Basil Rathbone, Louis Hayward, Pauline Lord

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Tales of Terror Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone

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The Garden of Allah Marlene Dietrich, Basil Rathbone, Charles Boyer

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The Black Cat Basil Rathbone

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A Lady Surrenders Basil Rathbone, Conrad Nagel, Carmel Myers