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A list of the best Christopher Lee movies, ranked by the film fans who know him as Dracula, Saruman, and everything in between. Lee's highest grossing movies have earned millions upon millions; he starred in Hammer horror films and mega-franchises like The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. His career spanned almost 70 years, so there's no shortage of credits in the debate over the greatest Christopher Lee movie of all time.

The order of the list is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated movies will be at the top. If you think the best role isn't at the top, then vote it up so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but for the purposes of this list, let's assume they go hand in hand.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Christopher Lee movies?" and "What are the greatest Christopher Lee roles of all time?"

Christopher Lee has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. If you're a fan of Christopher Lee, then check out our lists of the best Ian McKellen and Willem Dafoe movies as well.

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The Wicker Man Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland Edward Woodward

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Dracula Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Michael Gough

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Christopher Lee Movies
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen Liv Tyler

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Dracula: Prince of Darkness Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley Andrew Keir

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen Liv Tyler

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Scars of Dracula Christopher Lee, Patrick Troughton Wendy Hamilton

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The Mummy Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Felix Aylmer

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen Liv Tyler

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The Devil Rides Out Christopher Lee, Paul Eddington Patrick Mower

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The Gorgon Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Patrick Troughton

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Horror Express Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Telly Savalas

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The Curse of Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Christopher Lee Movies
The Curse of Frankenstein Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Hazel Court

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Dracula Has Risen from the Grave Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson Rupert Davies

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Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci Christopher Walken

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The Man with the Golden Gun Christopher Lee, Roger Moore Britt Ekland

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Jour... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Christopher Lee Movies
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace Orlando Bloom

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The Hound of the Baskervilles Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing John Le Mesurier

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Rasputin the Mad Monk Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley Francis Matthews

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Taste the Blood of Dracula Christopher Lee, Peter Sallis Roy Kinnear

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Count Dracula Christopher Lee, Klaus Kinski Herbert Lom

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The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll Christopher Lee, Oliver Reed David Kossoff

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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland Peter Cushing

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Christopher Lee Movies
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly Ian McKellen

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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor Samuel L. Jackson

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Hugo Jude Law, Chloƫ Grace Moretz Christopher Lee

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The Three Musketeers Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee Faye Dunaway

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To the Devil a Daughter Christopher Lee, Nastassja Kinski Honor Blackman

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch Christopher Lee, Phoebe Cates Howie Mandel

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Corpse Bride Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter Christopher Lee

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The House That Dripped Blood Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley Peter Cushing

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Return from Witch Mountain Christopher Lee, Bette Davis Kim Richards

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The Satanic Rites of Dracula Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley Peter Cushing

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She Christopher Lee, Ursula Andress Peter Cushing

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor Samuel L. Jackson

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Dark Shadows Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer Chloƫ Grace Moretz

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The Four Musketeers Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee Faye Dunaway

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I, Monster Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Mike Raven

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Taste of Fear Christopher Lee, Susan Strasberg Ann Todd

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The City of the Dead Christopher Lee, Nickolas Grace Venetia Stevenson

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House of the Long Shadows Christopher Lee, Vincent Price Peter Cushing

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The Creeping Flesh Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Duncan Lamont

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The Man Who Could Cheat Death Christopher Lee, Hazel Court Anton Diffring

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter Christopher Lee

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Season of the Witch Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee Ron Perlman

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Treasure Island Christian Bale, Christopher Lee Charlton Heston

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly Ian McKellen

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The Last Unicorn Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee Angela Lansbury

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The Golden Compass Nicole Kidman, Eva Green Ian McKellen

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Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway Helena Bonham Carter

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The Return of the Musketeers Christopher Lee, Kim Cattrall Oliver Reed