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

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The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Modesty Blaise and Oh! What a Lovely War.

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

Dirk Bogarde was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Judy Holliday and Eli Wallach in terms of fame and success.

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Dirk Bogarde, Harold Pinter, Sarah Miles The Servant is Harold Pinter's 1963 film adaptation of a 1948 novelette by Robin Maugham. A British production directed by Joseph Losey, it stars Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig and James ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Dennis Price, Sylvia Syms Victim is a 1961 British suspense film directed by Basil Dearden, starring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms. It is notable in film history for being the first English language film to use the word ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Silvana Mangano, Marisa Berenson Death in Venice is a 1971 Italian-French drama film directed by Luchino Visconti and starring Dirk Bogarde and Björn Andrésen. It is based on the novella Death in Venice, first ...more

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Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey Darling is a 1965 British drama film written by Frederic Raphael, directed by John Schlesinger, and starring Julie Christie with Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey. Darling was nominated for five ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Cecil Parker, Ian Bannen A Tale of Two Cities is a 1958 British period drama based on parts of Charles Dickens' novel A Tale of Two Cities, directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Dirk Bogarde and Dorothy Tutin.

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Christopher Lee, Dirk Bogarde, Michael Gough Ill Met by Moonlight, also known as Night Ambush, is a film by the British writer-director-producer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and the last movie they made together through ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Kenneth More, Shirley Eaton Doctor in the House is a 1954 British comedy film, directed by Ralph Thomas and produced by Betty Box. The screenplay, by Nicholas Phipps, Richard Gordon and Ronald Wilkinson, is based on the ...more

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Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde, Monica Vitti Modesty Blaise is a comedic spy-fi film produced in the United Kingdom and released worldwide in 1966. It was loosely based upon the popular comic strip Modesty Blaise by Peter O'Donnell, who ...more

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Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic war film based on the 1974 book of the same name by Cornelius Ryan, adapted by William Goldman. It was produced by Joseph E. Levine and Richard P. Levine and ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Nigel Stock, Ed Devereaux The Password is Courage is a 1962 film based on John Castle's 1954 Second World War memoir of the same name. It was written, produced and directed by Andrew L. Stone and stars Dirk Bogarde, ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Robert Shaw, Dirk Bogarde Libel is a 1959 British drama film. It stars Olivia de Havilland, Dirk Bogarde, Paul Massie, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Robert Morley. The film's screenplay was written by Anatole de Grunwald and ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, John Clements, Michael Bryant The Mind Benders is a 1963 British thriller film produced by Michael Relph, directed by Basil Dearden and starring Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, John Clements, Michael Bryant and Wendy Craig.

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Dirk Bogarde, Kay Walsh, Elizabeth Sellars Hunted is a black-and-white British film directed by Charles Crichton and released in 1952. Hunted is a crime drama in the form of a chase film, starring Dirk Bogarde, and written by Jack ...more

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Judy Garland, Dirk Bogarde, Jack Klugman I Could Go On Singing is a 1963 film directed by Ronald Neame, starring Judy Garland and Dirk Bogarde. Although not a huge box office success on release, it won Garland much praise for her ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh Cast a Dark Shadow is a 1955 British suspense film directed by Lewis Gilbert. The black-and-white film was based on the play Murder Mistaken by Janet Green. The story concerns a young Bluebeard, ...more

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Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Dick Gregory H.M.S. Defiant is a British adventure Technicolor film from 1962 starring Alec Guinness and Dirk Bogarde. It tells the story of a mutiny aboard the fictitious ship of the title at around the ...more

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Charlotte Rampling, Dirk Bogarde, Helmut Berger The Damned is a 1969 Italian-German drama film written and directed by Luchino Visconti. The plot centers around the Essenbecks, a wealthy industrialist family who have begun doing business with ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Barry Foster King and Country is a 1964 British film, directed by Joseph Losey, shot in black and white, and starring Dirk Bogarde and Tom Courtenay. The film was adapted for the screen by British ...more

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Honor Blackman, Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde So Long at the Fair is a 1950 British thriller film directed by Terence Fisher and Anthony Darnborough, and starring Jean Simmons and Dirk Bogarde. It was adapted from the 1947 novel of the same ...more

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John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York Sebastian is a 1968 British film directed by David Greene, produced by Michael Powell, Herbert Brodkin and Gerry Fisher, and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The motion picture is based on a ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Marne Maitland, Anthony Bushell The Wind Cannot Read is a 1958 British drama film directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Dirk Bogarde, Yoko Tani, Ronald Lewis and John Fraser. It was based on a novel by Richard Mason. ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina, John Le Mesurier Hot Enough for June is a 1964 British spy comedy film directed by Ralph Thomas, and featuring Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina in her English film debut, Robert Morley and Leo McKern. It is based on ...more

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Brigitte Bardot, Dirk Bogarde, Joan Sims Doctor at Sea is a 1955 British comedy film, directed by Ralph Thomas, produced by Betty E. Box, and based on Richard Gordon's novel by the same name. This was the second of seven films in the ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern The Spanish Gardener is a 1956 film based on the novel by A. J. Cronin, first published in 1950. The film stars Dirk Bogarde and Jon Whiteley, and was directed by Philip Leacock. The adaptation ...more

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Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde Providence is a 1977 French/Swiss film directed by Alain Resnais from a screenplay by David Mercer. It explores the processes of creativity through a portrayal of an ageing novelist, played by ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith, Alexander Knox The Sleeping Tiger is a 1954 film noir starring Alexis Smith and Dirk Bogarde. It was Joseph Losey's first British feature, which he directed under the pseudonym of Victor Hanbury due to being ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Bernhard Wicki, Peter Kern Despair is a 1978 film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and starring Dirk Bogarde, based on the novel of the same name by Vladimir Nabokov. It was entered into the 1978 Cannes Film Festival. ...more

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Honor Blackman, Dirk Bogarde, W. Somerset Maugham Quartet is a 1948 British anthology film with four segments, each based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham. Each segment is introduced by the author. It was successful enough to produce two ...more

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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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Dirk Bogarde, Glenda Jackson, Mildred Dunnock The Patricia Neal Story is a 1981 TV movie.

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Esther Waters Dirk Bogarde, Cyril Cusack, Kathleen Ryan Esther Waters is a 1948 British drama film directed by Ian Dalrymple and Peter Proud and starring Kathleen Ryan, Dirk Bogarde and Cyril Cusack. It is an adaptation of the 1894 novel Esther ...more

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Ian Holm, Dirk Bogarde, Alan Bates The Fixer is a 1968 British drama film based on the 1966 semi-biographical novel of the same name, written by Bernard Malamud. It was directed by John Frankenheimer and stars Alan Bates.

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Dirk Bogarde, Jack Warner, Dora Bryan The Blue Lamp is a British crime film released in early 1950 by Ealing Studios, directed by Basil Dearden and produced by Michael Balcon. It stars Jack Warner as police constable George Dixon, ...more

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Ava Gardner, Timothy Dalton, Dirk Bogarde Permission to Kill, also known as The Executioner, is a 1975 spy film thriller made by Sascha-Verleih and distributed by AVCO Embassy Pictures. It was directed by Cyril Frankel and produced by ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Pamela Franklin, Yootha Joyce Our Mother's House is a 1967 British drama film, directed by Jack Clayton. It nominally stars Dirk Bogarde and principally features a cast of seven juvenile actors, including Pamela Franklin, ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Michael York, Stanley Baker Accident is Harold Pinter's 1967 British dramatic film adaptation of the 1965 novel by Nicholas Mosley. Directed by Joseph Losey, it is the second of three collaborations between Pinter and ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Ian Hunter, Bill Kerr Appointment in London is a 1953 British war film set during the Second World War and starring Dirk Bogarde. The film was directed by Philip Leacock and based on a story by John Wooldridge, who ...more

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Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde, Joseph Cotten The Angel Wore Red, also known as La Sposa Bella in its Italian version, is a 1960 Italian-American romantic war drama starring Ava Gardner and Dirk Bogarde made by MGM and Titanus. It was ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Capucine, Bess Flowers Song Without End, subtitled The Story of Franz Liszt is a biographical film romance made by Columbia Pictures. It was directed by Charles Vidor, who died during the shooting of the picture and ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Jane Birkin, Sophie Dalezio Daddy Nostalgie, or Daddy Nostalgia in the United Kingdom and the USA, is a 1990 French drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. It was entered into the 1990 Cannes Film Festival and is Dirk ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Michael Craig Campbell's Kingdom is a 1957 British adventure film directed by Ralph Thomas, based on the 1952 novel of the same name by Hammond Innes. The film stars Dirk Bogarde and Stanley Baker, with ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Anna Karina, Michael York Justine is a drama film directed by George Cukor and Joseph Strick. It was written by Lawrence B. Marcus and Andrew Sarris, based on the 1957 novel Justine by Lawrence Durrell.

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Dirk Bogarde, John Mills, Mylène Demongeot The Singer Not the Song is a 1961 British drama film based on the 1953 novel by Audrey Erskine-Lindop that was directed by Roy Ward Baker and filmed in Spain.

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Henry Fonda, Yul Brynner, Virna Lisi Night Flight from Moscow is a French thriller made in 1973. It was produced and directed by Henri Verneuil. The score was written by Ennio Morricone.

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Dirk Bogarde, Michael Redgrave, Nigel Patrick The Sea Shall Not Have Them is a 1954 British war film starring Michael Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde and Anthony Steel. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert and is based on the 1953 novel by John Harris, ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Hermione Baddeley, Susan Shaw The Woman in Question is a 1950 British mystery film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Jean Kent, Dirk Bogarde and John McCallum. After a woman is murdered, the complex and very different ...more

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Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave Oh! What a Lovely War is a 1969 musical film directed by Richard Attenborough, with a cast including Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud, John Mills, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Jack Hawkins, Corin ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Dennis Price, Cecil Parker For Better, for Worse is a 1954 British comedy film directed by J. Lee Thompson. It was based on Arthur Watkyn's play which had run for over 500 performances in the West End starring Leslie ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Donald Sinden, Basil Sydney Simba is a 1955 British drama film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Dirk Bogarde, Donald Sinden, Virginia McKenna and Basil Sydney. A British family living in East Africa become ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Cecil Parker, Glynis Johns Dear Mr. Prohack is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland. It is a modern day version of Arnold Bennett's novel "Mr Prohack", starring Cecil Parker, Glynis Johns and