The Best Michael Redgrave Movies 

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

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Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles are among those who directed Michael Redgrave at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1938), starring Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas
The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 British comic thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas and Dame May Whitty. Written by Sidney Gilliat ...more
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Dir. by Anthony Asquith (1951), starring Michael Redgrave, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Howard
The Browning Version is a 1951 British film based on the 1948 play of the same name by Terence Rattigan. It was directed by Anthony Asquith and starred Michael Redgrave.
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Dir. by Michael Anderson (1954), starring Robert Shaw, Patrick McGoohan, Michael Redgrave
The Dam Busters is a British Second World War war film starring Michael Redgrave and Richard Todd and directed by Michael Anderson. The film recreates the true story of Operation Chastise when ...more
The Innocents is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michael Redgrave Movies
Dir. by Jack Clayton (1961), starring Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin
The Innocents is a 1961 British supernatural gothic horror film directed and produced by Jack Clayton, and starring Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave and Megs Jenkins. Based on the novella The Turn ...more
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Dir. by Basil Dearden (1946), starring Michael Redgrave, Gordon Jackson, Mervyn Johns
The Captive Heart is a 1946 British war drama, directed by Basil Dearden and starring Michael Redgrave. The film was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival.
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Dir. by Guy Hamilton (1969), starring Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer
Battle of Britain is a1969 action film directed by Guy Hamilton.
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Dir. by Anthony Asquith (1952), starring Michael Redgrave, Margaret Rutherford, Joan Greenwood
The Importance of Being Earnest is a British film adaptation of the play by Oscar Wilde. It was directed by Anthony Asquith, who also adapted the screenplay, and was produced by Teddy Baird.
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Dir. by Anthony Asquith (1945), starring Jean Simmons, John Mills, Trevor Howard
The Way to the Stars is a 1945 British war drama film made by Two Cities Films. In the United States it was known as Johnny in the Clouds and distributed by United Artists.It was produced by ...more
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Dir. by Joseph Losey (1970), starring Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Michael Redgrave
The Go-Between is a 1971 British romantic drama film, directed by Joseph Losey. Its screenplay, by Harold Pinter, is an adaptation of the 1953 novel of the same name by L. P. Hartley. The film ...more
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Dir. by Carol Reed (1940), starring Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Emlyn Williams
The Stars Look Down is a British film from 1940, based on A. J. Cronin's 1935 novel of the same name, about injustices in a mining community in North East England. The film, co-scripted by ...more
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Dir. by Richard Attenborough (1969), starring Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave
Oh! What a Lovely War is a 1969 British comedy musical film directed by Richard Attenborough (in his directorial debut), with an ensemble cast including Maggie Smith, Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud, ...more
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Dir. by Tony Richardson (1962), starring Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, John Thaw
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is a 1962 film, based on the short story of the same name. The screenplay, like the short story, was written by Alan Sillitoe. The film was directed by ...more
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Dir. by Sidney Lumet (1965), starring Sean Connery, Ossie Davis, Michael Redgrave
The Hill is a 1965 film directed by Sidney Lumet, set in a British army prison in North Africa in the Second World War. It stars Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Ossie Davis, Ian Hendry, ...more
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Dir. by Basil Dearden, Charles Crichton, Alberto Cavalcanti (1945), starring Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns
This film is a British portmanteau horror film made by Ealing Studios; the individual stories were directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer. The film ...more
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Dir. by Leslie Norman (1955), starring Denholm Elliott, Michael Redgrave, Michael Hordern
The Night My Number Came Up is a 1955 British supernatural drama film directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim and Alexander Knox. The screenplay was written by R. C. ...more
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Dir. by Anthony Mann (1965), starring Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave
The Heroes of Telemark is a 1965 war film directed by Anthony Mann based on the true story of the Norwegian heavy water sabotage during World War II. It was filmed on location in Norway.
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Dir. by Orson Welles (1955), starring Orson Welles, Michael Redgrave, Akim Tamiroff
Mr. Arkadin, known in Britain as Confidential Report, is a French-Spanish-Swiss coproduction film, written and directed by Orson Welles and shot in several Spanish locations, including Costa ...more
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Dir. by Herbert Ross (1969), starring Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave
Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1969 American musical film directed by Herbert Ross. The screenplay by Terence Rattigan is based on James Hilton's 1934 novella of the same name, which was first adapted ...more
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Dir. by Dudley Nichols (1947), starring Kirk Douglas, Rosalind Russell, Eugene O'Neill
Mourning Becomes Electra is a 1947 American film by Dudley Nichols adapted from the 1931 Eugene O'Neill play of the same title. The film stars Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, ...more
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Dir. by Michael Anderson (1956), starring Donald Pleasence, Michael Redgrave, Edmond O'Brien
1984 is a 1956 film, based freely on the novel of the same name by George Orwell, depicting a totalitarian future society. This is the first cinema rendition of the story, directed by Michael ...more
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Dir. by Stuart Burge (1963), starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Michael Redgrave
Uncle Vanya is a 1963 British film adaptation of the work Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. The film was directed by Stuart Burge. It was a filmed version of the Chichester Festival production, ...more
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Dir. by Lewis Gilbert (1954), starring Dirk Bogarde, Michael Redgrave, Nigel Patrick
The Sea Shall Not Have Them is a 1954 British war film starring Michael Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde and Anthony Steel. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert and is based on the 1953 novel by John Harris, ...more
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Dir. by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1958), starring Audie Murphy, Michael Redgrave, Bruce Cabot
The Quiet American is a 1958 American film and the first film adaptation of Graham Greene's bestselling novel of the same name, and the first major American attempt to deal with the geo-politics ...more
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Dir. by Charles Frend (1940), starring John Mills, Michael Redgrave, Ronald Shiner
The Big Blockade is a 1942 British black-and-white war propaganda film in the style of dramatised documentary. It is directed by Charles Frend and stars Will Hay, Leslie Banks, Michael Redgrave ...more
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Dir. by Fritz Lang (1947), starring Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Natalie Schafer
Secret Beyond the Door is a 1948 psychological thriller and modern updating of the Bluebeard fairytale, directed by Fritz Lang, produced by Lang's Diana Productions, and released by Universal ...more