Entertainment The Best Cedric Hardwicke Movies  

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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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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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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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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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James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Cedric Hardwicke
Rope is a 1948 American psychological 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 Laurents. The ...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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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