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The Best Movies Directed by Terence Young

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List of all movies directed by Terence Young ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Terence Young are listed here and include movie posters and Terence Young movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Terence Young as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Terence Young 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 Terence Young film is can be factored into this list.

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

This list has a variety of movies, like Thunderball and Dr. No, in it.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Terence Young direct?” or “who is Terence Young?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Terence Young?” and “what's a good selection of good Terence Young movies?”

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

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

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    Wait Until Dark is a play by Frederick Knott, first performed on Broadway in 1966 and often revived since then. A film version was released in 1967, and the play was published in the same year....  more
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    Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson
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    Released1971

    Directed byTerence Young

    Red Sun aka Soleil rouge is a Western film with an international cast. It stars U.S.-born actor Charles Bronson, Japanese actor Toshirō Mifune, French actor Alain Delon and Swiss actress Ursula...  more
  • 3
    Charles Bronson, Lino Ventura
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    Released1972

    Directed byTerence Young

    The Valachi Papers is a 1972 crime movie starring Charles Bronson and Lino Ventura and directed by Terence Young. Adapted from the book The Valachi Papers by Peter Maas, it tells the true story of...  more
  • 4
    Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach
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    Released1966

    Directed byTerence Young

    The Poppy Is Also a Flower is an ABC made-for-television spy and anti-drug film. The film was directed by Terence Young and stars Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Trevor Howard, Rita Hayworth, Angie...  more
  • 5
    Christopher Lee, Laurence Harvey
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    Released1955

    Directed byTerence Young, Zoltan Korda

    Storm Over the Nile is a 1955 film adaptation of the novel The Four Feathers, directed by Terence Young. The film not only extensively used footage of the action scenes from the 1939 film version...  more
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    Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve
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    Released1968

    Directed byTerence Young

    Mayerling is a 1968 romantic tragedy film starring Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James Mason, Ava Gardner, Geneviève Page, James Robertson Justice and Andréa Parisy. It was written and directed by...  more
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    Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier
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    Released1983

    Directed byTerence Young

    The Jigsaw Man is a 1983 British espionage film starring Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier and Robert Powell. It was directed by Terence Young. The screenplay was written by Jo Eisinger, based on the...  more
  • 8
    Sean Connery, Robert Shaw
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    Released1963

    Directed byTerence Young

    From Russia with Love is the second James Bond film made by Eon Productions and the second to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Released in 1963, the film was produced by...  more

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    Sean Connery, Ursula Andress
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    Released1962

    Directed byTerence Young

    Dr. No is a 1962 British spy film, starring Sean Connery; it is the first James Bond film. Based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, it was adapted by Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood,...  more

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  • 10
    Omar Sharif, Laurence Olivier
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    Released1981

    Directed byTerence Young

    Inchon is a 1981 South Korean-American film about the Battle of Inchon. The film was directed by Terence Young and financed by Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon. It stars Laurence Olivier as...  more
  • 11
    Sean Connery, Luciana Paluzzi
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    Released1965

    Directed byTerence Young

    Thunderball is the fourth spy film in the James Bond series starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, which in...  more

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    Anita Ekberg, Michael Wilding
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    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
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    Charles Bronson, Liv Ullmann
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    Released1970

    Directed byTerence Young

    Cold Sweat is a 1970 French/ Italian international co-production starring Charles Bronson and directed by Terence Young. It is based on the 1959 novel Ride the Nightmare by Richard Matheson. It was...  more
  • 14
    Christopher Lee, Jayne Mansfield
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    Released1977

    Directed byTerence Young, Don Schain

    Too Hot to Handle is a 1960 British neo-noir gangster thriller film, starring Jayne Mansfield and Leo Genn. Directed by Terence Young, later involved with some of the early James Bond films....  more
  • 15
    Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton
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    Released1949

    Directed byTerence Young

    They Were Not Divided is a 1950 British war film, which depicted the Guards Armoured Division in Second World War Europe. It was written and directed by Terence Young, a former Guards officer who...  more
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    Christopher Plummer, Yul Brynner
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    Released1966

    Directed byTerence Young

    Triple Cross is a 1966 Anglo-French co-produced film directed by Terence Young and produced by Jacques-Paul Bertrand. It was based loosely on the real life story of Eddie Chapman, believed by the...  more
  • 17
    Janet Leigh, Victor Mature
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    Released1955

    Directed byTerence Young

    Safari is a 1956 British film, directed by Terence Young and set during the Mau Mau Uprising in Kenya. Starring Victor Mature, Janet Leigh, Roland Culver, John Justin and Earl Cameron, it was...  more
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  • 18
    Alan Ladd, Leo Genn
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    Released1953

    Directed byTerence Young

    The Red Beret is a 1953 British war film directed by Terence Young and starring Alan Ladd, Leo Genn and Susan Stephen. It is the fictitious story about an American who enlists in the British...  more
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    Audrey Hepburn, Omar Sharif
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    Released1979

    Directed byTerence Young

    Bloodline is a thriller film picture released in 1979. Based upon the novel Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon, it was produced by Paramount Pictures and directed by Terence Young with music by Ennio...  more
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    Jackpot is an unfinished film that began shooting in 1974 and shut down in 1975. Terence Young directed Millard Kaufman's screenplay. William D. Alexander produced for Paramount Pictures. Richard...  more
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  • 21
    Kim Novak, Angela Lansbury
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    Released1965

    Directed byTerence Young

    The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders is a 1965 romantic comedy film directed by Terence Young....  more
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    Theirs is the Glory, is a 1946 British war film about the British 1st Airborne Division's involvement in the Battle of Arnhem during Operation Market Garden in World War II. It was the first film to...  more
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  • 23
    Jack Warner, John McCallum
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    Released1951

    Directed byTerence Young

    Valley of Eagles is a 1951 British thriller film written and directed by Terence Young and starring Jack Warner, Nadia Gray and John McCallum. A Swedish scientist's crucial new invention is stolen by...  more
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    Luciana Paluzzi, Benito Stefanelli
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    Released1973

    Directed byTerence Young

    War Goddess is a 1973 adventure film directed by Terence Young. It was a co-production between Italy, France and Spain....  more
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  • 25
    Christopher Lee, Olivia de Havilland
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    Released1955

    Directed byTerence Young

    That Lady is a 1955 film directed by Terence Young. It stars Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland and Paul Scofield. The film is based on the 1946 historical novel by Kate O'Brien, which was published...  more
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