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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.

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

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Scrooge Patrick Macnee, Alastair Sim, Jack Warner Scrooge is a 1951 film adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. It starred Alastair Sim as Ebenezer Scrooge and was directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, with a screenplay by Noel Langley. ...more

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Green for Danger Trevor Howard, Alastair Sim, Leo Genn Green for Danger is a 1946 British thriller film, based on the popular 1944 detective novel of the same name by Christianna Brand. The film was directed by Sidney Gilliat and stars Alastair Sim, ...more

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School for Scoundrels Dennis Price, Alastair Sim, John Le Mesurier School for Scoundrels is a 1960 British comedy film, directed by Robert Hamer, starring Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas, and inspired by the "Gamesmanship" series of books by Stephen ...more

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An Inspector Calls Alastair Sim, Brian Worth, Jane Wenham An Inspector Calls is a 1954 film directed by Guy Hamilton and written for the screen by Desmond Davis. It is based upon a play of the same name by J.B. Priestley. It stars Alastair Sim, Jane ...more

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The Happiest Days of Your Life Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford, Richard Wattis The Happiest Days of Your Life is a 1950 British comedy film directed by Frank Launder, based on the play by John Dighton. The two men also wrote the screenplay. It's one of a stable of classic ...more

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The Belles of St Trinian's Shirley Eaton, Joan Sims, Alastair Sim The Belles of St Trinian's is a comedy film set in the fictional St Trinian's School, released in 1954. It and its sequels were inspired by British cartoonist Ronald Searle. Directed by Frank ...more

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Cottage to Let John Mills, Alastair Sim, Michael Wilding Cottage to Let is a 1941 spy film starring Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim and John Mills. Set in World War II Scotland, its plot concerns Nazi spies trying to kidnap an inventor.

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The Green Man Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Dora Bryan The Green Man is a 1956 British black comedy film based on the play Meet a Body by Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat, who produced and adapted the big-screen version.

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Laughter in Paradise Audrey Hepburn, Alastair Sim, Hugh Griffith Laughter in Paradise is a British comedy film released in 1951. The film stars Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, George Cole and Guy Middleton. The film was remade in 1970 as Some Will, Some Won't.

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Hue and Cry Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler, Frederick Piper Hue and Cry is a British film directed by Charles Crichton and starring Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler and Joan Dowling. It is generally considered to be the first of the "Ealing ...more

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Stage Fright Marlene Dietrich, Alfred Hitchcock, Jane Wyman Stage Fright is a 1950 British crime film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock starring Jane Wyman, Marlene Dietrich, Michael Wilding and Richard Todd. Others in the cast include Alastair ...more

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The Ruling Class Peter O'Toole, Harry Andrews, Alastair Sim The Ruling Class is a 1972 British black comedy film. It is an adaptation of Peter Barnes' satirical stage play of the same title which tells the story of a paranoid schizophrenic British ...more

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London Belongs to Me Richard Attenborough, Alastair Sim, Hugh Griffith London Belongs to Me is a British film released in 1948, directed by Sidney Gilliat, and starring Richard Attenborough and Alastair Sim. It was based on the novel London Belongs to Me by Norman ...more

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Blue Murder at St Trinian's Alastair Sim, Terry Scott, Lionel Jeffries Blue Murder at St Trinian's is British comedy film set in the fictional St Trinian's School. Directed by Frank Launder and written by him and Sidney Gilliat, it was the second of the series of ...more

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The Millionairess Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers, Vittorio De Sica The Millionairess is a 1960 British romantic comedy film set in London, directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Sophia Loren and Peter Sellers. It is a loose adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's ...more

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A Christmas Carol Michael Redgrave, Joan Sims, Alastair Sim A Christmas Carol is an Academy Award-winning animated adaptation of Charles Dickens's venerable 1843 novella. It was a made-for-television production originally broadcast on ABC in the United ...more

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Geordie Alastair Sim, Miles Malleson, Raymond Huntley Geordie is a 1955 British film directed and co-produced by Frank Launder, with Bill Travers in the title role as a Scotsman who becomes an athlete and competes at the 1956 Summer Olympics in ...more

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Folly to Be Wise Alastair Sim, Edward Chapman, Elizabeth Allan Folly to Be Wise is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Frank Launder and starring Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan, Roland Culver, Colin Gordon, Martita Hunt and Edward Chapman. It is based on ...more

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Waterloo Road John Mills, Stewart Granger, Alastair Sim Waterloo Road is a British film based on the Waterloo area of South London, starring John Mills, Stewart Granger, and Alistair Sim, and directed by Sidney Gilliat. Per the British Film Institute ...more

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Inspector Hornleigh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alastair Sim Movies
Inspector Hornleigh Alastair Sim, Edward Underdown, Steven Geray Inspector Hornleigh is a 1938 British detective film directed by Eugene Forde and starring Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood, Peter Gawthorne and Wally Patch. Inspector Hornleigh is called ...more

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Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday Alastair Sim, Edward Chapman, Kynaston Reeves Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday is a 1939 British detective film directed by Walter Forde and starring Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim and Linden Travers. It is the sequel to the 1938 film Inspector ...more

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The Doctor's Dilemma Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim The Doctor's Dilemma is a 1958 British comedy drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim, Robert Morley and Terence Alexander. It is based on ...more

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Escape from the Dark Alastair Sim Escape from the Dark is a 1976 film directed by Charles Jarrott.

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Lady Godiva Rides Again Joan Collins, Diana Dors, Trevor Howard Lady Godiva Rides Again, released in the United States as Bikini Baby, is a 1951 British comedy film starring Pauline Stroud, about a small-town English girl who wins a beauty contest and heads ...more

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Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It Alastair Sim, Edward Chapman, Phyllis Calvert Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It is a 1941 British detective film directed by Walter Forde and starring Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Calvert and Edward Chapman. It was the third and final ...more

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Rogue Male Peter O'Toole, Harold Pinter, Alastair Sim Rogue Male is a 1976 British television film starring Peter O'Toole, based on Geoffrey Household's novel Rogue Male. Made by the BBC, it was adapted by Frederic Raphael and directed by Clive ...more

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Royal Flash Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins, Oliver Reed Royal Flash is a 1975 film based on George MacDonald Fraser's second Flashman novel, Royal Flash. It starred Malcolm McDowell as Flashman. Additionally, Oliver Reed appeared in the role of Otto ...more

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Captain Boycott Stewart Granger, Alastair Sim, Cecil Parker Captain Boycott is a 1947 British historical drama film directed by Frank Launder and starring Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Mervyn Johns, Alastair Sim and Cecil Parker. Robert Donat makes a ...more

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The Private Secretary Alastair Sim, Edward Everett Horton, Michael Shepley The Private Secretary is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Edward Everett Horton, Barry MacKay, Judy Gunn and Oscar Asche. It is an adaptation of the play The ...more

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Alf's Button Afloat Alastair Sim, Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen Alf's Button Afloat is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo, Alastair Sim and Peter Gawthorne. In the film, the Crazy Gang ...more

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This Man Is News Alastair Sim, Valerie Hobson, Garry Marsh This Man is News is a 1938 British comedy mystery film directed by David MacDonald and starring Barry K. Barnes, Valerie Hobson, Alastair Sim and Edward Lexy. A journalist solves a crime of ...more

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This Man in Paris Alastair Sim, Michael Rennie, Valerie Hobson This Man in Paris is a 1939 mystery comedy film written by Roger MacDougall and Allan MacKinnon and directed by David MacDonald.

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Climbing High Michael Redgrave, Alastair Sim, Jessie Matthews Climbing High is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Carol Reed.

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Sailing Along Alastair Sim, Roland Young, Athene Seyler Sailing Along is a 1938 British musical comedy film directed by Sonnie Hale and starring Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Roland Young, Jack Whiting, Frank Pettingell, Noel Madison and Alastair ...more

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Keep Your Seats, Please Alastair Sim, George Formby, Tom Payne Keep Your Seats, Please is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring George Formby, Florence Desmond and Alastair Sim. It marked the film debut of the child star Binkie ...more

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I Believe in You Alastair Sim, Cecil Parker, Celia Johnson I Believe in You is a 1952 film directed by Michael Relph and Basil Dearden. It stars Celia Johnson and Cecil Parker and is based on the book Court Circular by Sewell Stokes. Inspired by the ...more

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The Riverside Murder Alastair Sim, Basil Sydney, Martin Lewis The Riverside Murder is a 1935 British crime film directed by Albert Parker and starring Basil Sydney, Judy Gunn and Zoe Davis. A woman reporter helps an inspector solve the deaths of four ...more

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The Anatomist Alastair Sim, Adrienne Corri, George Cole

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The Terror Alastair Sim, Bernard Lee, Henry Oscar The Terror is a 1938 British crime film directed by Richard Bird and starring Wilfrid Lawson, Linden Travers and Bernard Lee. It was based on a play by Edgar Wallace. The film is also known as ...more