film The Best Alec Guinness Movies  

1.5k votes 273 voters 29.9k views 52 items Embed

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

This is a list that features films like The Stratford Adventure and The Bridge on the River Kwai.

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

Alec Guinness was no stranger to working with popular directors, including George Lucas, Steven Soderbergh and David Lean. Is Alec Guinness your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Rod Steiger and David Niven films lists too.

list ordered by

68 9
Ranker Video
The Bridge on the River Kwai Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins

The Best Karl Malden Movies The Best Comedian Biopics

65 12
Ranker Video
Kind Hearts and Coronets Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Hugh Griffith

59 11
Ranker Video
The Ladykillers Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness, Frankie Howerd

61 13
Ranker Video
Lawrence of Arabia Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

53 13
Ranker Video
Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

45 8
Ranker Video
Oliver Twist Alec Guinness, Diana Dors, Anthony Newley

58 17
Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alec Guinness Movies
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

50 12
Ranker Video
The Lavender Hill Mob Audrey Hepburn, Alec Guinness, Robert Shaw

34 5
Ranker Video
Tunes of Glory Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York

38 7
Ranker Video
Great Expectations Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons, John Mills

41 12
Ranker Video
Doctor Zhivago Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

36 11
Ranker Video
The Man in the White Suit Alec Guinness, Michael Gough, Cecil Parker

29 7
Ranker Video
Father Brown Alec Guinness, Peter Finch, Cecil Parker

38 15
Ranker Video
Murder by Death Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness

38 17
Ranker Video
Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Sasha Grey's Top 5 Movies of All Time Stars Who Passed on Iconic Hollywood Roles

28 9
Ranker Video
The Horse's Mouth Alec Guinness, Robert Coote, Kay Walsh

25 8
Ranker Video
Our Man in Havana Maureen O'Hara, Alec Guinness, Burl Ives

22 6
Ranker Video
The Fall of the Roman Empire Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer

24 8
Ranker Video
Smiley's People Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Bill Paterson

24 9
Ranker Video
Cromwell Alec Guinness, Richard Harris, Timothy Dalton

18 4
Ranker Video
H.M.S. Defiant Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Dick Gregory

19 8
Ranker Video
The Card Alec Guinness, Petula Clark, Joan Hickson

13 4
Ranker Video
The Quiller Memorandum Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow, George Sanders

16 7
Ranker Video
Malta Story Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson

16 8
Ranker Video
The Captain's Paradise Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson

21 13
Ranker Video
A Passage to India Alec Guinness, Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee

15 9
Ranker Video
Little Lord Fauntleroy Patrick Stewart, Alec Guinness, Ricky Schroder

9 6
Ranker Video
Little Dorrit Alec Guinness, Derek Jacobi, Miriam Margolyes

8 5
Ranker Video
The Prisoner Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Kenneth Griffith

Kids of Horror Movies: Where Are They Now? The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

8 5
Ranker Video
The Comedians Elizabeth Taylor, James Earl Jones, Richard Burton

6 3
Ranker Video
The Scapegoat Bette Davis, Alec Guinness, Nicole Maurey

12 10
Ranker Video
Scrooge Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More

9 8
Ranker Video
Last Holiday Alec Guinness, Sid James, Wilfrid Hyde-White

8 7
Ranker Video
The Mudlark Alec Guinness, Irene Dunne, Finlay Currie

11 11
Ranker Video
A Majority of One Alec Guinness, Rosalind Russell, Mae Questel

8 8
Ranker Video
Kafka Jeremy Irons, Alec Guinness, Ian Holm

12 13
Ranker Video
Barnacle Bill Alec Guinness, Wallace Beery, Charles Lane

2 2
Ranker Video
Brother Sun, Sister Moon Alec Guinness, Judi Bowker, Peter Firth

2 2
Ranker Video
Hotel Paradiso Alec Guinness, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley

2 2
Ranker Video
A Handful of Dust Judi Dench, Anjelica Huston, Alec Guinness

6 7
Ranker Video
A Foreign Field Lauren Bacall, Alec Guinness, Jeanne Moreau

5 6
Ranker Video
Hitler: The Last Ten Days Alec Guinness, Julian Glover, Peter Sallis

4 5
Ranker Video
A Run for Your Money Alec Guinness, Hugh Griffith, Joyce Grenfell

The Best Alec Baldwin Movies The Best Stacy's Pita Chips Flavors of All Time

3 4
Ranker Video
To Paris with Love Alec Guinness, Austin Trevor, Jacques Brunius

2 3
Ranker Video
Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious Robert Redford, Alec Guinness, Mike Connors

2 3
Ranker Video
Twelfth Night Alec Guinness, Joan Plowright, Ralph Richardson

1 2
The Stratford Adventure is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Alec Guinness Movies
The Stratford Adventure Alec Guinness

4 6
Ranker Video
Mute Witness Alec Guinness, Oleg Yankovsky, Fay Ripley

11 14
Ranker Video
The Swan Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Agnes Moorehead

1 3
Ranker Video
Edwin Alec Guinness, Paul Rogers, Renée Asherson