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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including The Colditz Story and Murder Ahoy!.

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Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 British musical film loosely based on Ian Fleming's novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. The film's script is by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes and its ...more

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Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris, Franco Nero - Camelot is a 1967 film adaptation of Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Richard Harris stars as King Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guenevere, and Franco Nero as Lancelot. The film was ...more

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Peter Sellers, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Bernard Cribbins - Two-Way Stretch, sometimes titled Nothing Barred, is a 1960 British comedy film, about a group of prisoners who plan to break out of jail, commit a robbery, and then break back into jail again, ...more

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Peter Finch, Lionel Jeffries, James Booth - The Trials of Oscar Wilde also known as The Man with the Green Carnation and The Green Carnation, is a 1960 British film based on the libel and subsequent criminal cases involving Oscar Wilde ...more

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Alastair Sim, Terry Scott, Lionel Jeffries - Blue Murder at St Trinian's is British comedy film set in the fictional St Trinian's School. Directed by Frank Launder and written by him and Sidney Gilliat, it was the second of the series of ...more

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Margaret Rutherford, Lionel Jeffries, Derek Nimmo - Murder Ahoy! is the last of four Miss Marple films made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that starred Margaret Rutherford. As in the previous three, the actress plays Agatha Christie's amateur sleuth Miss ...more

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Jane Asher, Jack Warner, Dean Jagger - The Quatermass Xperiment is a 1955 British science fiction horror film. Made by Hammer Film Productions, it is based on the 1953 BBC Television serial The Quatermass Experiment written by Nigel ...more

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John Mills, David Yates, Theodore Bikel - The Colditz Story is a 1955 prisoner of war film starring John Mills and Eric Portman and directed by Guy Hamilton. It is based on the book written by Pat Reid, a British army officer who was ...more

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Shelley Winters, Ralph Richardson, Hugh Griffith - Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? is a 1971 British horror-thriller film directed by Curtis Harrington and starring Ralph Richardson, Shelley Winters and Mark Lester. Like What's the Matter with Helen? ...more

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Michael Caine, Peter Sellers, John Le Mesurier - The Wrong Arm of the Law is a 1963 British comedy film directed by Cliff Owen and starring Peter Sellers, Bernard Cribbins, Lionel Jeffries, John Le Mesurier and Bill Kerr. It was written in ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dean Jagger - The Nun's Story is a 1959 Warner Bros film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans and Peggy Ashcroft. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same title by ...more

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Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, Catherine Schell - The Prisoner of Zenda is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Richard Quine and adapted from the adventure novel by Anthony Hope, first published in 1894. The novel tells the story of a man ...more

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John Carradine, Lionel Jeffries, Bud Tingwell - Tarzan the Magnificent is a 1960 British film, the follow-up to Tarzan's Greatest Adventure. It was directed by Robert Day and produced by Sy Weintraub. Gordon Scott makes his last appearance as ...more

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Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Leonard Rossiter - The Long Ships is a 1964 British-Yugoslavian adventure film shot in Technirama directed by Jack Cardiff and stars Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, and Russ Tamblyn.

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Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, George Cukor - Bhowani Junction is a 1956 film adaptation of the 1954 novel Bhowani Junction by John Masters made by MGM. The film was directed by George Cukor and produced by Pandro S. Berman from a ...more

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Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire - The Notorious Landlady is a 1962 comedy/mystery American film starring Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, and Fred Astaire. The film was directed by Richard Quine, with a script by Blake Edwards and Larry ...more

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Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer, Maurice Chevalier - Fanny is a 1961 American drama film directed by Joshua Logan. The screenplay by Julius J. Epstein is based on the book for the 1954 stage musical of the same title by Logan and S.N. Behrman, ...more

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Peter Finch, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries - First Men in the Moon is a 1964 British science fiction film directed by Nathan Juran and starring Edward Judd, Martha Hyer and Lionel Jeffries. It is an adaptation by the noted science-fiction ...more

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Lillian Gish, Eddie Albert, Lionel Jeffries - Orders to Kill was a 1958 British wartime drama film. It starred Paul Massie, Eddie Albert and Lillian Gish. It was directed by Anthony Asquith based on a story by Donald C. Downes.

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Burl Ives, Troy Donahue, Dennis Price - Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon is a 1967 British science fiction comedy film directed by Don Sharp and starring Burl Ives, Troy Donahue, Gert Fröbe and Terry-Thomas. It was released in ...more

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Up the Creek Peter Sellers, Wilfrid Hyde-White, David Lodge - Up the Creek is a 1958 British comedy film written and directed by Val Guest which starred David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers, Wilfrid Hyde-White, David Lodge and Lionel Jeffries.

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Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins, Oliver Reed - Royal Flash is a 1975 film based on George MacDonald Fraser's second Flashman novel, Royal Flash. It starred Malcolm McDowell as Flashman. Additionally, Oliver Reed appeared in the role of Otto ...more

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Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird - Further Up the Creek is a 1958 British comedy film written and directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird, Desmond Llewelyn and Lionel ...more

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Charles Bronson, Honor Blackman, Trevor Howard - Lola, is a 1969 film directed by Richard Donner and starring Charles Bronson and Susan George.

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Denholm Elliott, Laurence Harvey, Daliah Lavi - The Spy with a Cold Nose is a 1966 British comedy film directed by Daniel Petrie. The cast featured Laurence Harvey, Daliah Lavi, Lionel Jeffries, Denholm Elliott, and Colin Blakely. The film ...more

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Stella Stevens, Honor Blackman, Shirley Jones - The Secret of My Success is a 1965 British comedy film from American writer-director Andrew L. Stone, starring James Booth, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens and Honor Blackman, along with Lionel ...more

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Cream in My Coffee Peggy Ashcroft, Lionel Jeffries, Martin Shaw - Cream in My Coffee is a television drama by Dennis Potter, broadcast on ITV on 2 November 1980 as the last in a loosely-connected trilogy of plays exploring language and betrayal. A ...more

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Anthony Newley, Leo McKern, Lionel Jeffries - Jazz Boat is a 1960 British musical comedy film directed by Ken Hughes and starring Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries and big band leader Ted Heath and his orchestra.

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Lois Maxwell, Dale Robertson, Lionel Jeffries - High Terrace is a 1956 British mystery film directed by Henry Cass and starring Dale Robertson, Lois Maxwell, Derek Bond, Eric Pohlmann and Lionel Jeffries.

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George Sanders, Ronnie Corbett, Jocelyn Lane - Operation Snatch is a British comedy film starring Terry-Thomas and George Sanders and directed by Robert Day. The story takes place in Gibraltar, and is based on a local legend: if the resident ...more

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No Smoking is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Lionel Jeffries Movies
No Smoking Lionel Jeffries, Belinda Lee, Alexander Gauge - No Smoking is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Henry Cass and starring Reg Dixon, Peter Martyn, Belinda Lee and Lionel Jeffries. It was based on a play by George Moresby-White.

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Donald Pleasence, Jack Hawkins, Lionel Jeffries - Man in the Sky is a 1957 film starring Jack Hawkins and produced by Ealing Studios, although the on - screen credit was changed to Ealing Films as this was the first Ealing production to be made ...more

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What Changed Charley Farthing? Hayley Mills, Doug McClure, Warren Mitchell - What Changed Charley Farthing?, is a 1974 British comedy film, directed by Sidney Hayers. It was filmed on location in Aguilas, Spain, which filled in for Havana. During filming on a ship in the ...more

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Mrs. Gibbons' Boys Diana Dors, Lionel Jeffries, Kathleen Harrison - Mrs. Gibbons' Boys is a black and white 1962 British comedy film directed by Max Varnel and starring Kathleen Harrison, Lionel Jeffries and Diana Dors. It is based on the play Mrs. Gibbons' Boys ...more

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Jonathan Winters, Rosalind Russell, Hugh Griffith - Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad is a 1967 comedy film directed by Richard Quine.

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Michael Caine, Cheryl Ladd, Joss Ackland - Jekyll & Hyde is a 1990 horror tv movie directed by David Wickes and written by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Norman Wisdom, Lionel Jeffries, Colin Gordon - Up in the World is a 1956 comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson and Jerry Desmonde, directed by John Paddy Carstairs and produced by Rank. Norman gets a job as a window cleaner in ...more

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Kenneth Connor, Lionel Jeffries, Robert Rietti - The Black Rider is a 1954 British low budget thriller film directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Jimmy Hanley, Rona Anderson and Leslie Dwyer.

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Oliver Reed, Lionel Jeffries, June Thorburn - The Scarlet Blade is a 1963 British adventure film directed by John Gilling for Hammer Film Productions. It is a period drama set during the English Civil War and stars Oliver Reed and Lionel ...more

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Frankie Howerd, Joan Hickson, Lionel Jeffries - Jumping for Joy is a 1956 British comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, Joan Hickson and Lionel Jeffries.

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John Mills, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lionel Jeffries - The Vicious Circle is a 1957 British thriller film directed by Gerald Thomas and starring John Mills, Noelle Middleton, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Lionel Jeffries. A leading Harley Street specialist ...more

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Nowhere to Go Maggie Smith, Harry H. Corbett, Bessie Love - Nowhere to Go is a 1958 British crime film directed by Seth Holt, his directorial debut. It stars George Nader, Maggie Smith, Bernard Lee, Harry H. Corbett and Lionel Jeffries. After a criminal ...more

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Richard Todd, Colin Blakely, Lionel Jeffries - The Hellions is a 1961 British adventure film directed by Ken Annakin starring Richard Todd, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries, Ronald Fraser and Colin Blakely that was set and filmed in South