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The Best Michael Wilding Movies

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

If you think the best Michael Wilding role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Michael Wilding 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, like A Girl Named Tamiko and The Courtneys of Curzon Street.

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  • 1

    The Naked Edge

    Gary Cooper, Deborah Kerr
    12
    4

    Released1961

    Directed byMichael Anderson

    The Naked Edge is a 1961 thriller film starring Gary Cooper and Deborah Kerr. The movie was a British-American co-production distributed by United Artists, directed by Michael Anderson and produced...  more
  • 2

    In Which We Serve

    John Mills, Noël Coward
    12
    4

    Released1942

    Directed byNoël Coward, David Lean

    In Which We Serve is a 1942 British patriotic war film directed by Noël Coward and David Lean. It was made during the Second World War with the assistance of the Ministry of Information. The...  more

    #107 of 223 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time#63 of 70 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1940s#20 of 33 The Best War Movies of the 1940s

  • 3

    Waterloo

    Orson Welles, Christopher Plummer
    10
    2

    Released1970

    Directed bySergei Bondarchuk

    Waterloo is a 1970 Soviet-Italian film directed by Sergei Bondarchuk and produced by Dino De Laurentiis. It depicts the story of the preliminary events and the Battle of Waterloo, and is famous for...  more

    #134 of 377 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#75 of 209 The Best Historical Drama Movies Of All Time#21 of 49 The Best British War Movies

  • 4

    Sailors Don't Care

    Michael Wilding, Edward Rigby
    10
    3

    Released1940

    Directed byOswald Mitchell

    Sailors Don't Care is a 1940 British comedy film directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Tom Gamble, Edward Rigby and Jean Gillie. It follows the antics of some River Patrol Service men on the trail...  more
  • 5

    Under Capricorn

    Ingrid Bergman, Alfred Hitchcock
    9
    2

    Released1949

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Under Capricorn is a 1949 British historical thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film was based on the novel Under Capricorn by Helen Simpson, with a screenplay by James Bridie. It was...  more
  • 6

    Piccadilly Incident

    Roger Moore, Michael Wilding
    8
    2

    Released1946

    Directed byHerbert Wilcox

    Piccadilly Incident is a 1946 British drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne, Edward Rigby and Leslie Dwyer....  more
  • 7

    Danger Within

    Richard Attenborough, Richard Todd
    8
    1

    Released1958

    Directed byDon Chaffey

    Danger Within is a 1959 British war film set in a prisoner of war camp in Northern Italy during the summer of 1943. A combination of POW escape drama and whodunnit, the movie is based upon the novel...  more
  • 8

    The Egyptian

    Gene Tierney, Jean Simmons
    10
    4

    Released1954

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Egyptian is an American 1954 DeLuxe Color epic film made in CinemaScope by 20th Century Fox, directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. It is based on Mika Waltari's novel of...  more
  • 9

    Zarak

    Anita Ekberg, Michael Wilding
    8
    2

    Released1956

    Directed byTerence Young

    Zarak is a 1957 British Warwick Films CinemaScope action film based on the 1949 book The Story of Zarak Khan by A.J. Bevan. It was directed by Terence Young with assistance from John Gilling and...  more
  • 10

    A Girl Named Tamiko

    Laurence Harvey, France Nuyen
    8
    2

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    A Girl Named Tamiko is a drama film directed by John Sturges, filmed in Technicolor and Panavision, and released by Paramount Pictures....  more
  • 11

    Dear Octopus

    Michael Wilding, Margaret Lockwood
    8
    2

    Released1943

    Directed byHarold French

    Dear Octopus is a 1943 British comedy film directed by Harold French and starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Wilding and Celia Johnson. It is based on a 1938 play Dear Octopus written by Dodie Smith....  more
  • 12

    Spring Meeting

    Michael Wilding, Margaret Rutherford
    8
    2

    Released1942

    Directed byWalter C. Mycroft

    Spring Meeting is a 1941 British comedy film directed by Walter C. Mycroft and starring Enid Stamp-Taylor, Michael Wilding, Basil Sydney and Sarah Churchill. Instead of marrying the woman his parents...  more
  • 13

    Carnival

    Michael Wilding, Hazel Court
    8
    2

    Released1946

    Directed byStanley Haynes

    Carnival is a 1946 film based on the novel of the same name by Compton Mackenzie....  more
  • 14

    An Ideal Husband

    Paulette Goddard, Michael Wilding
    6
    2

    Released1947

    Directed byAlexander Korda

    An Ideal Husband, also known as Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband, is a 1947 film Technicolor adaptation of the play by Oscar Wilde. It was made by London Film Productions and distributed by British...  more
  • 15

    Cottage to Let

    John Mills, Alastair Sim
    8
    0

    Released1941

    Directed byAnthony Asquith

    Cottage to Let is a 1941 spy film starring Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim and John Mills. Set in World War II Scotland, its plot concerns Nazi spies trying to kidnap an inventor....  more
  • 16

    The Courtneys of Curzon Street

    Michael Wilding, Anna Neagle
    6
    2

    Released1947

    Directed byHerbert Wilcox

    The Courtneys of Curzon Street is a 1947 British drama film starring Anna Neagle and Michael Wilding. The film is one of the most seen British films of all time, with 15.9 million tickets sold at the...  more
  • 17

    Sailors Three

    Michael Wilding, James Hayter
    8
    4

    Released1940

    Directed byWalter Forde

    Sailors Three is a 1940 British war comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Tommy Trinder, Claude Hulbert and Carla Lehmann. This was cockney music hall comedian Trinder's debut for Ealing,...  more
  • 18

    The Law and the Lady

    Greer Garson, Michael Wilding
    6
    2

    Released1951

    Directed byEdwin H. Knopf

    The Law and the Lady is a 1951 comedy film written by Frederick Lonsdale, Leonard Spigelgass, and Karl Tunberg and directed by Edwin H. Knopf....  more
  • 19

    Black Eyes

    Michael Wilding, Otto Kruger
    6
    2

    Released1939

    Directed byHerbert Brenon

    Black Eyes is a 1939 British drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Otto Kruger, Mary Maguire and Walter Rilla....  more
  • 20

    The Scarlet Coat

    Anne Francis, George Sanders
    6
    2

    Released1955

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    The Scarlet Coat is an Eastmancolor CinemaScope 1955 American historical drama and swashbuckler directed by John Sturges, based upon the events in the American Revolution in which Benedict Arnold...  more
  • 21

    The Glass Slipper

    Leslie Caron, Keenan Wynn
    8
    4

    Released1955

    Directed byCharles Walters

    The Glass Slipper is a musical film adaptation of Cinderella, made by MGM, directed by Charles Walters and produced by Edwin H. Knopf from a screenplay by Helen Deutsch. The music score is by...  more
  • 22

    The World of Suzie Wong

    William Holden, Nancy Kwan
    6
    2

    Released1960

    Directed byRichard Quine

    The World of Suzie Wong is a 1960 British-American romantic drama film directed by Richard Quine. The screenplay by John Patrick was adapted from the stage play by Paul Osborn, which was based on the...  more
  • 23

    Into the Blue

    Michael Wilding, Constance Cummings
    4
    2

    Released1950

    Directed byHerbert Wilcox

    Into the Blue is a 1950 British Comedy film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Michael Wilding, Odile Versois and Jack Hulbert. It is also known as Man in the Dinghy. In the film, a couple hire...  more
  • 24

    Torch Song

    Joan Crawford, Gig Young
    8
    6

    Released1953

    Directed byCharles Walters

    Torch Song is a 1953 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Technicolor romantic musical drama film starring Joan Crawford and Michael Wilding in a story about a Broadway star and her rehearsal pianist. The screenplay...  more
  • 25

    Trent's Last Case

    Orson Welles, Michael Wilding
    5
    2

    Released1952

    Directed byHerbert Wilcox

    Trent's Last Case is a British detective film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Michael Wilding, Margaret Lockwood, Orson Welles and John McCallum. It was based on the novel Trent's Last Case...  more