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The Best Dirk Bogarde Movies  

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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.

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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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 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 directed ...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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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, 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, 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