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

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

List films include Nell Gwynn, Salome and many additional films as well.

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Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Edmond O'Brien - The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1939 American film starring Charles Laughton as Quasimodo and Maureen O'Hara as Esmeralda. Directed by William Dieterle and produced by Pandro S. Berman, the ...more

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George Sanders, Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson - Things to Come is a British science fiction film produced by Alexander Korda and directed by William Cameron Menzies. The film stars Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Pearl ...more

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Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner - The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision, and released by Paramount Pictures. It dramatizes the biblical story ...more

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Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Stanley Baker - Richard III is a 1955 British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare's historical play of the same name, also incorporating elements from his Henry VI, Part 3. It was directed and ...more

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Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine - Suspicion is a romantic psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine as a married couple. It also stars Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce, Dame ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich - Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more

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Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G. Carroll - The Desert Fox is a 1951 biographical film about Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in the later stages of World War II. It stars James Mason in the title role, was directed by Henry Hathaway, and was ...more

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Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall - The Keys of the Kingdom is a 1944 American film based on the 1941 novel, The Keys of the Kingdom, by A. J. Cronin. The movie was adapted by Nunnally Johnson, directed by John M. Stahl and ...more

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Charles Laughton, Fredric March, Cedric Hardwicke - Les Misérables is a 1935 American drama film starring Fredric March and Charles Laughton based upon the famous Victor Hugo novel of the same name. The movie was adapted by W. P. Lipscomb ...more

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Buster Keaton, Charles Laughton, Claude Rains - Forever and a Day is a 1943 drama film, a collaborative effort employing seven directors/producers and 22 writers, including an uncredited Alfred Hitchcock, with an enormous cast of well-known

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Lucille Ball, Boris Karloff, George Sanders - Lured is a 1947 film noir directed by Douglas Sirk and starring George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, and Boris Karloff.

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Vincent Price, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Cedric Hardwicke - Wilson is a 1944 American biographical film in Technicolor about American President Woodrow Wilson. It stars Charles Coburn, Alexander Knox, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell and Sir Cedric ...more

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James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Cedric Hardwicke - Rope is a 1948 American psychological crime thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on the 1929 play of the same name by Patrick Hamilton and adapted by Hume Cronyn and Arthur ...more

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George Sanders, Merle Oberon, Cedric Hardwicke - The Lodger is a 1944 horror film about Jack the Ripper, based on the novel of the same name by Marie Belloc Lowndes. It stars Merle Oberon, George Sanders and Laird Cregar, features Sir Cedric ...more

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Rita Hayworth, Charles Laughton, Stewart Granger - Salome is a Biblical epic film made in Technicolor by Columbia Pictures. It was directed by William Dieterle and produced by Buddy Adler from a screenplay by Harry Kleiner and Jesse Lasky Jr. ...more

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Vincent Price, Cedric Hardwicke, Nan Grey - The Invisible Man Returns is a 1940 American horror science fiction film from Universal. It was written as a sequel to the 1933 film The Invisible Man, which was based on the novel The Invisible ...more

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Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is a 1949 American musical comedy film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and William Bendix. ...more

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Cedric Hardwicke, Robert Donat, Kathleen Harrison - The Winslow Boy is a 1948 film adaptation of Terence Rattigan's play The Winslow Boy. It was made by De Grunwald Productions and distributed by the British Lion Film Corporation. It was directed ...more

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John Barrymore, Margaret Hamilton, Cedric Hardwicke - The Invisible Woman is an American science fiction comedy film that was released near the end of 1940 by Universal. It is the third 'Invisible' film following The Invisible Man and The Invisible ...more

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Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Roland Young - King Solomon's Mines is a 1937 British adventure film directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Anna Lee, John Loder and Roland Young. The first of five film ...more

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Roger Moore, Lana Turner, Cedric Hardwicke - Diane is a 1956 American historical film drama about the life of Diane de Poitiers, distributed by MGM, directed by David Miller, and produced by Edwin H. Knopf from a screenplay by Christopher ...more

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Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke, Keye Luke - Invisible Agent is a 1942 American science fiction film from Universal. The film was a wartime propaganda production that was part of a Hollywood effort to boost morale at the home front. It ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Jack Elam, Carolyn Jones - Baby Face Nelson is a 1957 crime film noir based on the real-life 1930s gangster, directed by Don Siegel, co-written by Daniel Mainwaring—who also wrote the screenplay for Siegel's 1956 sci-fi ...more

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Cedric Hardwicke, Bernard Miles, Stanley Holloway - Nicholas Nickleby is a 1947 British drama film directed by Alberto Cavalcanti and starring Cedric Hardwicke. The screenplay by John Dighton is based on the Charles Dickens novel The Life and ...more

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Leslie Caron, Cedric Hardwicke, Ruta Lee - Gaby is a 1956 drama film made by MGM. It is the third version of the play Waterloo Bridge, previously made into films in 1931 and 1940. It is the only version of the play made in color, and the ...more

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Brigitte Bardot, Stanley Baker, Harry Andrews - Helen of Troy is a 1956 Warner Bros. epic film, based on Homer's Illiad and Odyssey. It was directed by Robert Wise, from a screenplay by Hugh Gray and John Twist, adapted by Hugh Gray and N. ...more

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Glenn Ford, Cedric Hardwicke, George Macready - The Green Glove is a 1952 French/American international co-production film noir directed by Rudolph Maté and starring Glenn Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Sir Cedric Hardwicke and George

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Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch - The Pumpkin Eater is a 1964 British drama film starring Anne Bancroft as an unusually fertile woman and Peter Finch as her philandering husband. The film was adapted by Harold Pinter from the ...more

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Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr. - The Ghost of Frankenstein, is an American monster horror film released in 1942. The movie is the fourth in a series of films produced by Universal Studios based upon characters in Mary Shelley's ...more

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Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi - On Borrowed Time is a 1939 film about the role death plays in life, and how humanity cannot live without it. It is adapted from Paul Osborn's 1938 Broadway hit play. The play, based on a novel ...more

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Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Herbert Marshall - Ivy is a 1947 American crime film noir directed by Sam Wood and written by Charles Bennett, based on The Story of Ivy, the novel written by Marie Belloc Lowndes. The drama features Joan ...more

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Lillian Gish, Lloyd Bridges, Paul Muni - Commandos Strike at Dawn is a 1942 war film directed by John Farrow and written by Irwin Shaw from a story by C.S. Forester, starring Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and ...more

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Cedric Hardwicke, Frances Dee, Miriam Hopkins - Becky Sharp is an American historical drama film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Miriam Hopkins. Other supporting cast were Frances Dee, Cedric Hardwicke, Billie Burke, Alison ...more

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Boris Karloff, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke - The Ghoul is a British horror film starring Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, and Ralph Richardson, making his film debut.

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Cary Grant, Peter Cushing, Cedric Hardwicke - The Howards of Virginia is a 1940 film released by Columbia Pictures and based on the book The Tree of Liberty written by Elizabeth Page. The Howards of Virginia live through the American ...more

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Cedric Hardwicke, Hughie Green, Gale Storm - Tom Brown's School Days is a 1940 coming-of-age drama film about a teenage boy's experiences at Rugby School, Warwickshire in the early 19th century under the reforming headmastership of Thomas ...more

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Peg of Old Drury Jack Hawkins, Cedric Hardwicke, Anna Neagle - Peg of Old Drury is a 1935 British historical film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Cedric Hardwicke and Margaretta Scott. The film is a biopic of eighteenth-century Irish ...more

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Cedric Hardwicke, Michael Rennie, King Baggot - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1913 horror film, directed by Herbert Brenon and Carl Laemmle, written by Brenon and produced by Laemmle. The picture is based on the Robert Louis Stevenson story ...more

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Vincent Price, Leslie Nielsen, Rita Moreno - The Vagabond King is a 1956 musical film adaptation of the 1925 operetta The Vagabond King by Rudolf Friml. It starred Kathryn Grayson and Oreste Kirkop, with early roles for Rita Moreno and ...more

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Glenn Ford, Claude Rains, Lloyd Bridges - The White Tower is a 1950 mountain film starring Alida Valli as a woman determined to fulfil her father's dream by conquering the mountain that killed her father, and Glenn Ford as the ...more

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Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Cedric Hardwicke -

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Laburnum Grove Cedric Hardwicke, Edmund Gwenn, Norman Walker - Laburnum Grove is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Carol Reed and starring Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke and Victoria Hopper. To rid himself of his sponging relatives a man tells them he ...more

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The Lady Is Willing Leslie Howard, Cedric Hardwicke, Binnie Barnes - The Lady Is Willing is a 1934 British film directed by Gilbert Miller, based on a comedy by French playwright Louis Verneuil. The cast includes Leslie Howard, Cedric Hardwicke, and Binnie

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Caribbean Arlene Dahl, Cedric Hardwicke, Clarence Muse - Caribbean is a 1952 action adventure film directed by Edward Ludwig.

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Five Weeks in a Balloon Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Red Buttons - Five Weeks in a Balloon is a 1962 film directed by Irwin Allen.

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Cedric Hardwicke, Miles Malleson, Anna Neagle - Nell Gwynn is a 1934 British historical drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Cedric Hardwicke, Jeanne De Casalis, Miles Malleson and Moore Marriott. The film portrays ...more

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Alan Ladd, Cedric Hardwicke, Jonathan Harris - Botany Bay is a 1953 American drama film directed by John Farrow and starring Alan Ladd, James Mason and Patricia Medina. It was based on a novel of the same name by Charles Nordhoff and James ...more

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Cedric Hardwicke, George Zucco, Abraham Sofaer - Dreyfus is a 1931 British film on the Dreyfus affair, translated from the play by Wilhelm Herzog and Hans Rehfisch and the 1930 German film Dreyfus.

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Cedric Hardwicke, Nova Pilbeam - Tudor Rose is a 1936 British film starring Cedric Hardwicke and Nova Pilbeam and directed by Robert Stevenson. The film is a dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's brief reign as Queen of England. It ...more

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John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Judith Anderson - Tycoon is a 1947 American Technicolor romance film starring John Wayne based on the 1934 novel of the same name by C.E. Scoggins.