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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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If you're wanting to get into Blake Edwards films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Blake Edwards works.

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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Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

Released: 1961

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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

Released: 1982

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#117 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #456 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

Released: 1964

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#1,158 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #122 of 180 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

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Peter Sellers, Peter Falk, Gavin MacLeod

Released: 1968

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#198 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #289 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Jack Lemmon, Mel Blanc, Lee Remick

Released: 1962

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

Released: 1963

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#41 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #30 of 98 The Greatest Cats in Cartoons & Comics, Ranked by Fans #142 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

Released: 1965

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#324 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #290 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Julie Andrews, Michael Nouri, Tony Roberts

Released: 1995

Directed by: Blake Edwards, Matthew Diamond, Goro Kobayashi

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, Christopher Plummer, Herbert Lom

Released: 1975

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#171 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #109 of 591 The Best '70s Movies

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Julie Andrews, Bo Derek, Dudley Moore

Released: 1979

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#315 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #509 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Peter Sellers

Released: 1976

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#161 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #18 of 202 The Best Comedy Movies of the 1970s

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Julie Andrews, William Holden, Rosanna Arquette

Released: 1981

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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John Ritter, Denise Crosby, Nina Foch

Released: 1989

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Skin Deep is a 1989 American film starring John Ritter, written and directed by Blake Edwards.
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Peter Sellers, Dyan Cannon, Robert Loggia

Released: 1978

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#179 of 324 Movies with the Best Soundtracks #208 of 395 The Greatest Movie Themes #17 of 25 The Funniest Crime Parodies and Spoof Movies, Ranked

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Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Marion Ross

Released: 1959

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#246 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #798 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #145 of 379 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked

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Experiment in Terror Stefanie Powers, Glenn Ford, Lee Remick

Released: 1962

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle

Released: 1974

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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Bruce Willis, Malcolm McDowell, James Garner

Released: 1988

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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

Released: 1966

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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, Jack Lemmon, Robert Knepper

Released: 1986

Directed by: Blake Edwards

That's Life! is a 1986 film with Jack Lemmon and Julie Andrews, directed by Blake Edwards. The film was made independently by Edwards using largely his own finances and was distributed by ...more
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Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Lance Percival

Released: 1970

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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#96 of 195 The Best G-Rated Comedies #24 of 66 The Best Rock Hudson Movies

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Peter Strauss

Released: 1989

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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
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Switch Téa Leoni, Ellen Barkin, Catherine Keener

Released: 1991

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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Blind Date Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, Phil Hartman

Released: 1987

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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André the Giant, Dudley Moore, Wallace Shawn

Released: 1984

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Micki & Maude is a 1984 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and starring Dudley Moore. It co-stars Tony-award winning actress and dancer Ann Reinking as Micki and Amy Irving as Maude. With ...more