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The Best Alastair Sim Movies

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List of the best Alastair Sim movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Alastair Sim'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 Alastair Sim movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Alastair Sim movies will be at the top of the list. Alastair Sim has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Alastair Sim movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Alastair Sim films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List ranges from Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It to This Man in Paris and more.

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    Scrooge

    Patrick Macnee, Alastair Sim
    Scrooge is a 1951 film adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. It starred Alastair...  more
  • 2
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    11

    Cottage to Let

    John Mills, Alastair Sim
    Cottage to Let is a 1941 spy film starring Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim and John Mills. Set in...  more
  • 3
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    4

    Hue and Cry

    Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler
    Hue and Cry is a British film directed by Charles Crichton and starring Alastair Sim, Harry...  more
  • 4
    40
    4

    An Inspector Calls

    Alastair Sim, Brian Worth
    An Inspector Calls is a 1954 film directed by Guy Hamilton and written for the screen by...  more
  • 5
    45
    10

    The Ruling Class

    Peter O'Toole, Harry Andrews
    The Ruling Class is a 1972 British black comedy film directed by Peter Medak, and an...  more

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    Blue Murder at St Trinian's

    Alastair Sim, Terry Scott
    Blue Murder at St Trinian's is British comedy film set in the fictional St Trinian's School....  more
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    34
    8

    Green for Danger

    Trevor Howard, Alastair Sim
    Green for Danger is a 1946 British thriller film, based on the popular 1944 detective novel of...  more
  • 8
    40
    16

    School for Scoundrels

    Dennis Price, Alastair Sim
    School for Scoundrels is a 1960 British comedy film, directed by Robert Hamer, starring Ian...  more
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    36
    12

    The Millionairess

    Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers
    The Millionairess is a 1960 British romantic comedy film set in London, directed by Anthony...  more
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    27
    6

    The Belles of St Trinian's

    Shirley Eaton, Joan Sims
    The Belles of St Trinian's is a comedy film set in the fictional St Trinian's School, released...  more
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    27
    8

    The Happiest Days of Your Life

    Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford
    The Happiest Days of Your Life is a 1950 British comedy film directed by Frank Launder, based...  more
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    37
    21

    Geordie

    Alastair Sim, Miles Malleson
    Geordie is a 1955 British film directed and co-produced by Frank Launder, with Bill Travers in...  more
  • 13
    28
    13

    The Green Man

    Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe
    The Green Man is a 1956 British black comedy film based on the play Meet a Body by Frank...  more
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    28
    17

    Folly to Be Wise

    Alastair Sim, Edward Chapman
    Folly to Be Wise is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Frank Launder and starring Alastair...  more
  • 15
    21
    8

    Laughter in Paradise

    Audrey Hepburn, Alastair Sim
    Laughter in Paradise is a British comedy film released in 1951. The film stars Alastair Sim,...  more
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    20
    7

    The Doctor's Dilemma

    Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde
    The Doctor's Dilemma is a 1958 British comedy drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and...  more
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    25
    14

    Waterloo Road

    John Mills, Stewart Granger
    Waterloo Road is a British film based on the Waterloo area of South London, starring John...  more
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    23
    12

    Inspector Hornleigh

    Alastair Sim, Edward Underdown
    Inspector Hornleigh is a 1938 British detective film directed by Eugene Forde and starring...  more
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    15
    4

    Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday

    Alastair Sim, Edward Chapman
    Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday is a 1939 British detective film directed by Walter Forde and...  more
  • 20
    19
    10

    A Christmas Carol

    Michael Redgrave, Joan Sims
    A Christmas Carol is an Academy Award-winning animated adaptation of Charles Dickens's...  more
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    16
    7

    Rogue Male

    Peter O'Toole, Harold Pinter
    Rogue Male is a 1976 British television film starring Peter O'Toole, based on Geoffrey...  more
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    18
    10

    Stage Fright

    Marlene Dietrich, Alfred Hitchcock
    Stage Fright is a 1950 British crime film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock starring...  more
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    11
    2
    Escape from the Dark is a 1976 film directed by Charles Jarrott....  more
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    12
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    Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It

    Alastair Sim, Edward Chapman
    Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It is a 1941 British detective film directed by Walter Forde and...  more
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    11
    5

    This Man Is News

    Alastair Sim, Valerie Hobson
    This Man is News is a 1938 British comedy mystery film directed by David MacDonald and...  more