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The Best Frank Finlay Movies  

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

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

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Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway
The Four Musketeers is a 1974 Richard Lester film that is a sequel to The Three Musketeers, and covers the second half of Dumas' novel The Three Musketeers. Fifteen years later, the cast and ...more
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Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Michael Gambon
Othello is a 1965 film based on the National Theatre Company's staging of Shakespeare's Othello staged by John Dexter. Directed by Stuart Burge, the film starred Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, ...more
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Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Emilia Fox
The Pianist is a 2002 historical drama film co-produced and directed by Roman Polanski, scripted by Ronald Harwood, and starring Adrien Brody. It is based on the autobiographical book The ...more
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Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway
The Three Musketeers is a 1973 film based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by Richard Lester and written by George MacDonald Fraser. It was originally proposed in ...more
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Patrick Stewart, Mathilda May, Peter Firth
Lifeforce is a 1985 science fiction, horror film directed by Tobe Hooper and written by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby, based on Colin Wilson's 1976 novel, The Space Vampires. Featuring Steve ...more
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The Merchant of Venice Maggie Smith, Charles Gray, Frank Finlay
The Merchant of Venice is a 1972 drama film directed by Cedric Messina.
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Ann-Margret, Julie Christie, Ian Holm
The Return of the Soldier is a 1982 British film starring Alan Bates as Baldry and co-starring Julie Christie, Ian Holm, Glenda Jackson, and Ann-Margret about a shell-shocked officer's return ...more
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Stefania Sandrelli, Frank Finlay, Tinto Brass
La chiave is a 1983 Italian erotic film directed by Tinto Brass . It is based on the novel Kagi by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki. The film arose some scandal in reason of explicit nudes and sex scenes ...more
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Louis Jourdan, Judi Bowker, Frank Finlay
Count Dracula is a British television adaptation of the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. Produced by the BBC, it first aired on BBC 2 on 22 December 1977. It is among the more faithful of the many ...more
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Christopher Lee, Kim Cattrall, Oliver Reed
The Return of the Musketeers is a 1989 film adaptation loosely based on the novel Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas. It is the third Musketeers film directed by Richard Lester, following ...more
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Roger Moore, Richard Burton, Richard Harris
The Wild Geese is a British 1978 adventure film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen about a group of mercenaries in Africa. It stars Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris and Hardy Krüger. ...more
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George C. Scott, Susannah York, David Warner
A Christmas Carol is a 1984 television film adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous 1843 holiday novella of the same name. The film is directed by Clive Donner who had been an editor of the 1951 ...more
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Donald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud
This film is a 1979 British-Canadian mystery thriller film directed by Bob Clark. It features the Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who are ...more
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Alec Guinness, Richard Harris, Timothy Dalton
Cromwell is a British 1970 historical drama film, based on the life of Oliver Cromwell who led the Parliamentary forces and, as Lord Protector, ruled Great Britain and Ireland in the 1650s. It ...more
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Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar
The Molly Maguires is a 1970 American film based on a 1969 novel by Arthur H. Lewis that was directed by Martin Ritt. It stars Richard Harris and Sean Connery. Set in late 19th century ...more
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Hayley Mills, Billie Whitelaw, Timothy West
Twisted Nerve is a 1968 British psychological thriller film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Hywel Bennett, Hayley Mills, Billie Whitelaw and Frank Finlay. The film follows a disturbed ...more
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Ian McShane, Jill St. John, Oliver Reed
Sitting Target or Screaming Target is a 1972 British film directed by Douglas Hickox and shot in London. It stars Oliver Reed, Ian McShane and Jill St. John and was based on the 1970 novel by ...more
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Ronnie Wood, Frank Finlay, Michael Ripper
The Deadly Bees is a 1966 British horror–thriller film based on H.F. Heard's 1941 novel A Taste for Honey. It was directed by Freddie Francis, and stars Suzanna Leigh, Guy Doleman, and Frank ...more
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Richard Roundtree, Vonetta McGee, Frank Finlay
Shaft in Africa, is a 1973 film directed by John Guillermin and is the third film in the blaxploitation trilogy of films starring Richard Roundtree as John Shaft. John Guillermin directed and ...more
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Alan Arkin, Barry Foster, Frank Finlay
Inspector Clouseau is a 1968 United Artists feature film, the third in the Pink Panther film series. It was directed by Bud Yorkin, written by Frank Waldman and Tom Waldman and stars Alan Arkin ...more
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Oliver Reed, Michael Crawford, Harry Andrews
The Jokers is a 1967 comedy film written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and directed by Michael Winner. The film stars Michael Crawford and Oliver Reed as brothers who hatch a plot to steal ...more
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Harry Andrews, Colin Blakely, Frank Finlay
The Informers is a 1963 British crime film produced and distributed in the UK by The Rank Organisation and distributed in the USA by Continental Film Distributors. It was directed by Ken ...more
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Albert Finney, Wendy Richard, Billie Whitelaw
Gumshoe is a 1971 film, and was the directorial debut of British director Stephen Frears. Written by local author Neville Smith, who appears as Arthur, the film is set in Liverpool with Albert ...more
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Peter Ustinov, Sean Pertwee, Sindhu Tolani
Stiff Upper Lips is a broad parody of British period films, especially the lavish Merchant-Ivory productions of the 'eighties and early 'nineties. Although it specifically targets A Room with a ...more
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Neither the Sea Nor the Sand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Frank Finlay Movies
Neither the Sea Nor the Sand Susan Hampshire, Frank Finlay, Antony Booth
Neither the Sea Nor the Sand is a 1972 fantasy horror romance film written by Gordon Honeycombe and directed by Fred Burnley.