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The Best Lionel Jeffries Movies  

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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.

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

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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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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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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