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The Best Kenneth More Movies

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

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

List films include Reach for the Sky, The 39 Steps and many additional films as well.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kenneth More movies?" and "What are the greatest Kenneth More roles of all time?"
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  • 1

    The Longest Day

    John Wayne, Robert Mitchum
    97
    12

    Released1962

    Directed byKen Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki

    Runtime180

    In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion landing in Normandy, France. Despite bad weather, General Eisenhower gives the okay and the Allies land at Normandy. General Norma Cota  ...more

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  • 2

    Reach for the Sky

    Kenneth More, Dorothy Alison
    62
    9

    Released1956

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    Reach for the Sky is a 1956 British biographical film about aviator Douglas Bader, based on the 1954 biography of the same name by Paul Brickhill. The film stars Kenneth More and was directed by  ...more
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    The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw

    Kenneth More, Jayne Mansfield
    62
    10

    Released1958

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    Runtime103

    AdvisoriesMild Violence

    During the 1880s, Englishman Jonathan Tibbs (Kenneth More) journeys to the American West to make a fortune selling firearms. However, when he stops a Native American ambush using his gentlemanly  ...more
  • 4
    Kenneth More, David McCallum
    52
    4

    Released1958

    Directed byRoy Ward Baker

    Runtime123

    AdvisoriesAdult Situations, Mild Violence

    The sinking of the Titanic is presented in a highly realistic fashion in this tense British drama. The disaster is portrayed largely from the perspective of the ocean liner's second officer, Charles  ...more
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    #147 of 315 The Best Movies Based On True Stories#50 of 84 The Best Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books#402 of 477 The Greatest Movies in World Cinema History

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    Oh! What a Lovely War

    Ralph Richardson, Laurence Olivier
    53
    8

    Released1969

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    Runtime144

    World War I gets the musical treatment in a series of a song-and-dance vignettes. Throughout it follows the Smith family -- stand-ins for the British working class -- who initially view the war with  ...more
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    Scrooge

    Albert Finney, Alec Guinness
    54
    18

    Released1970

    Directed byRonald Neame

    Runtime118

    PremieredNovember 5, 1970

    Ebenezer Scrooge (Albert Finney) is the definition of a miser. He is rich, but completely stingy with his money, and he exploits the good nature of his employee Bob Cratchit (David Collings). On  ...more

    #79 of 371 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time#58 of 127 The Best Christmas Movies Of All Time#48 of 106 The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s

  • 7

    Genevieve

    Kenneth More, Geoffrey Keen
    49
    15

    Released1953

    Directed byHenry Cornelius

    Genevieve is a 1953 British comedy film produced and directed by Henry Cornelius and written by William Rose. It stars John Gregson, Dinah Sheridan, Kenneth More and Kay Kendall as two couples  ...more
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    The 39 Steps

    Kenneth More, Taina Elg
    54
    19

    Released1959

    Directed byRalph Thomas

    Runtime93

    Richard Hannay (Kenneth More) arrives in London and saves a nanny from a hit-and-run driver before discovering that she's actually a spy trying to stop the theft of military secrets. After the woman  ...more
  • 9

    The Admirable Crichton

    Peter Graves, Kenneth More
    48
    15

    Released1957

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    The Admirable Crichton is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker, and Sally Ann Howes. The film was based on J. M. Barrie's 1902  ...more
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    Sink the Bismarck!

    Kenneth More, Dana Wynter
    53
    20

    Released1960

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    Runtime97

    Based on the true story of the hunt for the Nazi super-battleship Bismark, this film follows the valiant attempts of the British Admiralty's chief of operations, Captain Jonathan Shepard (Kenneth  ...more
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    #14 of 49 The Best British War Movies#14 of 46 The Best 60s War Movies

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    North West Frontier

    Lauren Bacall, Kenneth More
    49
    18

    Released1959

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    North West Frontier is a 1959 British CinemaScope adventure film starring Kenneth More and Lauren Bacall. The film was directed by J. Lee Thompson from a screenplay by Robin Estridge and also  ...more
  • 12
    Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine
    40
    13

    Released1969

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    Runtime132

    PremieredOctober 24, 1969

    At a seminal moment in World War II, British Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding (Laurence Olivier) must rally his outnumbered pilots against Hitler's feared Luftwaffe. Besieged by German bombing  ...more

    #733 of 1,436 The Most Rewatchable Movies#127 of 175 The Best Movies Of The '60s#42 of 316 The Best Military Movies Ever Made

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    Our Girl Friday

    Peter Sellers, Joan Collins
    29
    4

    Released1953

    Directed byNoel Langley

    Our Girl Friday is a 1953 British comedy film starring Joan Collins, George Cole, Kenneth More and Robertson Hare. A woman is shipwrecked with three men on a deserted island.  ...more
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  • 14

    The Comedy Man

    Kenneth More, Cecil Parker
    27
    5

    Released1964

    Directed byAlvin Rakoff

    Runtime82

    Chick Byrd (Kenneth More) is an unemployed actor in London, recently fired from a repertory theater amidst allegations of sexual misconduct. His flatmate, Julian Baxter (Edmund Purdom), has recently  ...more
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  • 15

    Scott of the Antarctic

    John Mills, Derek Bond
    30
    10

    Released1948

    Directed byCharles Frend

    Runtime110

    Robert Falcon Scott (John Mills) is a determined explorer whose ambition is to be the first man to reach the South Pole. He starts off well, with three modes of transportation -- dogs, ponies and  ...more
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  • 16

    Released1977

    Directed byJuan Piquer Simón

    Viaje al centro de la Tierra is a 1978 Spanish adventure film based on Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne. It has been released in English-speaking areas under the titles Where Time  ...more
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  • 17

    Raising a Riot

    Kenneth More, Lionel Murton
    23
    5

    Released1955

    Directed byWendy Toye

    Raising a Riot is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Wendy Toye and starring Kenneth More, Shelagh Fraser and Mandy Miller about a naval officer who attempts to look after his three children in  ...more
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  • 18
    Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow
    24
    7

    Released1954

    Directed byRalph Thomas

    Runtime91

    Simon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) begins medical school in London at St. Swithin's Hospital, and moves into an apartment with roommates Richard Grimsdyke (Kenneth More), Tony Benskin (Donald Sinden) and  ...more
  • 19

    We Joined the Navy

    Dirk Bogarde, Kenneth More
    22
    8

    Released1962

    Directed byWendy Toye

    We Joined the Navy is a 1962 British comedy film produced by Daniel M. Angel and directed by Wendy Toye which stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O'Brien, Derek Fowlds, Graham Crowden, Esma Cannon  ...more
  • 20

    The Greengage Summer

    Susannah York, Jane Asher
    27
    15

    Released1961

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    The Greengage Summer is a 1961 British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Kenneth More and Susannah York. It was based on the novel, Greengage Summer, by Rumer Godden. Set in Épernay,  ...more
  • 21

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Peter Cushing, Nigel Hawthorne
    21
    8

    Released1980

    Directed byJim Goddard

    A Tale of Two Cities is a 1980 television film directed by Jim Goddard, and based on the Charles Dickens novel set in the French Revolution. The film stars Chris Sarandon playing dual roles as two  ...more
  • 22

    The Deep Blue Sea

    Vivien Leigh, Kenneth More
    22
    9

    Released1955

    Directed byAnatole Litvak

    The Deep Blue Sea is a 1955 British drama film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Vivien Leigh and Kenneth More and released by Twentieth Century Fox. The picture was based on the play of the same  ...more
  • 23

    Dark of the Sun

    Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux
    17
    7

    Released1968

    Directed byJack Cardiff

    Runtime101

    AdvisoriesViolence

    Professional soldier Curry (Rod Taylor) is tapped to oversee a dangerous mission in the Congo. The leader of the region needs Curry to guard a train carrying valuables that is snaking through areas  ...more
  • 24

    Unidentified Flying Oddball

    Kenneth More, Jim Dale
    17
    7

    Released1979

    Directed byRuss Mayberry

    Unidentified Flying Oddball, also known as The Spaceman and King Arthur, is a 1979 film adaptation of Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, directed by Russ Mayberry and produced  ...more
  • 25

    Some People

    Kenneth More, Ray Brooks
    15
    6

    Released1962

    Directed byClive Donner

    Some People is a 1962 musical film directed by Clive Donner. It stars Kenneth More and Ray Brooks and is centred on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme.  ...more
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