Entertainment The Best Movies Directed by Blake Edwards  

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List of all movies directed by Blake Edwards ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Blake Edwards are listed here and include movie posters and Blake Edwards movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Blake Edwards as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Blake Edwards movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Blake Edwards film is can be factored into this list.

From Blake Edwards's studio films to Blake Edwards's independent films, this Blake Edwards filmography keeps tabs on all Blake Edwards movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

The list you're viewing has a variety of movies in it, like The Pink Panther and Breakfast at Tiffany's.

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All Blake Edwards director credits are included. This list of every movie that Blake Edwards has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Blake Edwards movie is and which actors starred in the Blake Edwards film.

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Who did Blake Edwards work with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Clint Eastwood, Bruce Willis, and Cary Grant.

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Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc
Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 American romantic comedy film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, and featuring Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney. The film ...more

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Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras
Victor Victoria is a 1982 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, and John Rhys-Davies. The film was ...more

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Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders
A Shot in the Dark is a 1964 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and is the second installment in The Pink Panther series. Peter Sellers is featured again as Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the ...more

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Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven
The Pink Panther is a 1963 Technicolor American comedy film filmed in 70mm Super Technirama directed by Blake Edwards and co-written by Edwards and Maurice Richlin, starring David Niven, Peter ...more

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Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Herbert Lom
The Return of the Pink Panther is the fourth film in The Pink Panther series, released in 1975. The film stars Peter Sellers in the role of Inspector Clouseau, returning to the part for the ...more

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Peter Sellers, Peter Falk, Gavin MacLeod
The Party is a 1968 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards, starring Peter Sellers and Claudine Longet. The film has a very loose structure, and essentially serves as a series of set pieces for ...more

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Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis
The Great Race is a 1965 American slapstick comedy Technicolor film starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and Natalie Wood, directed by Blake Edwards, written by Blake Edwards and Arthur A. Ross, ...more

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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Peter Sellers
The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the fifth film in The Pink Panther series and picks up where The Return of the Pink Panther leaves off. Released in 1976, Strikes Again is the third entry to ...more

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Jack Lemmon, Mel Blanc, Lee Remick
Days of Wine and Roses is a 1962 film directed by Blake Edwards with a screenplay by JP Miller adapted from his own 1958 Playhouse 90 teleplay of the same name. The movie was produced by Martin ...more

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Julie Andrews, Michael Nouri, Tony Roberts
Victor/Victoria is a television film of the 1995 Broadway show of the same name. It was written and directed by Blake Edwards based on Edwards' 1982 film of the same name.

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Peter Sellers, Dyan Cannon, Robert Loggia
Revenge of the Pink Panther is the sixth film in The Pink Panther film series. Released in 1978, it was the last entry released during the lifetime of Peter Sellers. It is also the last entry to ...more

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Julie Andrews, Bo Derek, Dudley Moore
10 is a 1979 romantic comedy film directed, produced and written by Blake Edwards, and starring Dudley Moore, Julie Andrews, Robert Webber, Dee Wallace, and Bo Derek, in her first major film ...more

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John Ritter, Denise Crosby, Nina Foch
Skin Deep is a 1989 American film starring John Ritter, written and directed by Blake Edwards.

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Julie Andrews, William Holden, Rosanna Arquette
S.O.B. is a 1981 American film comedy written and directed by Blake Edwards. It stars Julie Andrews and Richard Mulligan. Also appearing are Robert Preston, Larry Hagman, Robert Vaughn, Robert ...more

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Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Marion Ross
Operation Petticoat is a 1959 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards, and starring Cary Grant and Tony Curtis. It was the basis for a television series in 1977 starring John Astin in Grant's ...more

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Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, Phil Hartman
Blind Date is a 1987 romantic comedy film, directed by Blake Edwards and starring Bruce Willis in his first leading film role and Kim Basinger. The film was originally intended for the recently ...more

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Bruce Willis, Malcolm McDowell, James Garner
Sunset is a 1988 American action comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Bruce Willis as legendary Western actor Tom Mix and James Garner as legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. ...more

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James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor, Harry Morgan
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? is a 1966 comedy film written by William Peter Blatty and directed by Blake Edwards for the Mirisch Company. It stars James Coburn and Dick Shawn.

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Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Lance Percival
Darling Lili is a 1970 American musical film. The screenplay was written by William Peter Blatty and Blake Edwards, who also directed. It starred Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, and Jeremy Kemp. It ...more

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Julie Andrews, Peter Sellers, David Niven
Trail of the Pink Panther is a 1982 comedy film starring Peter Sellers. It was the seventh film in The Pink Panther series, and the last in which Sellers appeared as Inspector Clouseau. His ...more

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Téa Leoni, Ellen Barkin, Catherine Keener
Switch is a 1991 comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards, based on George Axelrod's play Goodbye Charlie. The movie stars Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams and Lorraine

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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle
The Tamarind Seed is a 1974 American-British romantic drama film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif. Based on the 1971 novel The Tamarind Seed by ...more

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Stefanie Powers, Glenn Ford, Lee Remick
Experiment in Terror, originally released in the UK as The Grip of Fear, is a 1962 suspense-thriller released by Columbia Pictures. It was directed by Blake Edwards and written by Mildred Gordon ...more

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Kim Basinger, Julie Andrews, Burt Reynolds
The Man Who Loved Women is a 1983 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and starring Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews and Kim Basinger. It is a remake of the 1977 French film L'Homme qui aimait les ...more

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Peter Strauss
Peter Gunn is a TV film by Blake Edwards. It was intended as a pilot to relaunch the Peter Gunn franchise starring Peter Strauss in the Craig Stevens role. The pilot was aired, but a TV series ...more