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The Best Norman Wisdom Movies  

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

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The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including The Square Peg and On the Beat.

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Oliver Reed, Honor Blackman, Norman Wisdom
The Square Peg is a 1959 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom and directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Norman Wisdom plays two different characters: a man who digs and repairs roads and a ...more
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Norman Wisdom, John Le Mesurier, Edward Chapman
The Early Bird is a 1965 British comedy film directed by Robert Asher and starring Norman Wisdom. It also featured Edward Chapman, Bryan Pringle, Richard Vernon, John Le Mesurier and Jerry ...more
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Norman Wisdom
On the Beat is a 1962 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, and directed by Robert Asher.
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Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jeanette Sterke
A Stitch in Time is a 1963 Norman Wisdom comedy film set in a children's hospital. It was directed by Robert Asher and edited by Gerry Hambling. The cast includes Edward Chapman, Jeanette ...more
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Norman Wisdom, Margaret Rutherford, Moira Lister
Trouble in Store is a 1953 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom as a department store clerk in his screen debut. For his performance, Wisdom won a BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. ...more
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Michael Caine, Oliver Reed, Norman Wisdom
The Bulldog Breed is a 1960 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom and directed by Robert Asher.
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Helen Mirren, Norman Wisdom, David Lodge
Press for Time is a 1966 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom. The screenplay was written by Eddie Leslie and Norman Wisdom, based on the 1963 novel Yea Yea Yea, by Angus McGill. It was ...more
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Norman Wisdom, Lionel Jeffries, Colin Gordon
Up in the World is a 1956 comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson and Jerry Desmonde, directed by John Paddy Carstairs and produced by Rank. Norman gets a job as a window cleaner in ...more
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Leslie Phillips, Norman Wisdom, Joan Sims
Just My Luck is a 1957 British sports comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Norman Wisdom as a worker in a jewellery shop.
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Norman Wisdom, Dick Emery, Jerry Desmonde
Follow a Star is a 1959 British comedy film directed by Robert Asher and starring Norman Wisdom.
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Norman Wisdom, Violet Farebrother, Lana Morris
Man of the Moment is a 1955 comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, Belinda Lee, Lana Morris and Jerry Desmonde. The film includes songs sung by the Beverley Sisters, including, "Dreams for ...more
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Britt Ekland, Elliott Gould, Denholm Elliott
The Night They Raided Minsky's is a 1968 musical comedy film directed by William Friedkin and produced by Norman Lear. It is a fictional account of the invention of the striptease at Minsky's ...more
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Harry H. Corbett, Norman Wisdom, Bernard Cribbins
The Sandwich Man is a 1966 British comedy film starring Michael Bentine, Dora Bryan, Harry H. Corbett, Bernard Cribbins, Diana Dors, Norman Wisdom, Terry-Thomas and Ian Hendry. It was written by ...more
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Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard, Freddie Highmore
Five Children and It is a 2004 film adaption of the book of the same name, directed by John Stephenson, starring Freddie Highmore, with Zoë Wanamaker, Kenneth Branagh and Eddie Izzard as ...more
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Susannah York, Norman Wisdom, Andrew Cruickshank
There Was a Crooked Man is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Stuart Burge. It starred Norman Wisdom, Alfred Marks, Andrew Cruickshank, Reginald Beckwith, and Susannah York. It is based on ...more
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Evil Calls: The Raven Christopher Walken, Rik Mayall, Norman Wisdom
Evil Calls: The Raven is a 2011 British horror film written, produced and directed by Richard Driscoll, starring Rik Mayall, Jason Donovan, Eileen Daly, Norman Wisdom and Robin Askwith. The film ...more
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Expresso Norman Wisdom
Expresso is a 10-minute British comedy short film, directed by Martin Nigel Davey and Kevin Powis. Consisting of eight micro-films involving the characters that frequent one table during one day ...more
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Norman Wisdom, David Lodge, Derek Francis
What's Good For The Goose, also known as Girl Trouble, is a 1969 British comedy film, and was Norman Wisdom's final starring role in a film. It was written and directed by Menahem Golan. The ...more
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Norman Wisdom, Bernard Hill, William Katt
Double X: The Name of the Game is a 1992 British thriller film. The screenplay by Shani S. Grewal is based in part on Vengeance, a novel by David Fleming. The film features Norman Wisdom, ...more