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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.

If you think the best Norman Wisdom role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Norman Wisdom 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, including The Square Peg and On the Beat.

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    Press for Time is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Press for Time

    Helen Mirren, Norman Wisdom

    Released1966

    Directed byRobert Asher

    Press for Time is a 1966 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom. The screenplay was... more on Wikipedia
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    The Bulldog Breed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    The Bulldog Breed

    Michael Caine, Oliver Reed

    Released1960

    Directed byRobert Asher

    The Bulldog Breed is a 1960 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom and directed by Robert... more on Wikipedia
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    Just My Luck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Just My Luck

    Leslie Phillips, Norman Wisdom

    Released1957

    Directed byJohn Paddy Carstairs

    Just My Luck is a 1957 British sports comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and... more on Wikipedia
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    Follow a Star is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Follow a Star

    Norman Wisdom, Dick Emery

    Released1959

    Directed byRobert Asher

    Follow a Star is a 1959 British comedy film directed by Robert Asher and starring Norman... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Square Peg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    The Square Peg

    Oliver Reed, Honor Blackman

    Released1959

    Directed byJohn Paddy Carstairs

    The Square Peg is a 1959 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom and directed by John Paddy... more on Wikipedia
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    The Early Bird is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    The Early Bird

    Norman Wisdom, John Le Mesurier

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Asher

    The Early Bird is a 1965 British comedy film directed by Robert Asher and starring Norman... more on Wikipedia
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    Man of the Moment is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Man of the Moment

    Norman Wisdom, Violet Farebrother

    Released1955

    Directed byJohn Paddy Carstairs

    Man of the Moment is a 1955 comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, Belinda Lee, Lana Morris and... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Trouble in Store is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Trouble in Store

    Norman Wisdom, Margaret Rutherford

    Released1953

    Directed byJohn Paddy Carstairs

    Trouble in Store is a 1953 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom as a department store... more on Wikipedia
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    On the Beat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    On the Beat

    Norman Wisdom

    Released1962

    Directed byRobert Asher

    On the Beat is a 1962 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, and directed by Robert Asher.
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    A Stitch in Time is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    A Stitch in Time

    Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman

    Released1963

    Directed byRobert Asher

    A Stitch in Time is a 1963 Norman Wisdom comedy film set in a children's hospital. It was... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    There Was a Crooked Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    There Was a Crooked Man

    Susannah York, Norman Wisdom

    Released1960

    Directed byStuart Burge

    There Was a Crooked Man is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Stuart Burge. It starred... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Up in the World is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Up in the World

    Norman Wisdom, Lionel Jeffries

    Released1956

    Directed byJohn Paddy Carstairs

    Up in the World is a 1956 comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson and Jerry... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Expresso is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Expresso

    Norman Wisdom

    Released2007

    Directed byKevin Powis

    Expresso is a 10-minute British comedy short film, directed by Martin Nigel Davey and Kevin... more on Wikipedia
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    The Sandwich Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    The Sandwich Man

    Harry H. Corbett, Norman Wisdom

    Released1966

    Directed byRobert Hartford-Davis

    The Sandwich Man is a 1966 British comedy film starring Michael Bentine, Dora Bryan, Harry H.... more on Wikipedia
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    Evil Calls: The Raven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Evil Calls: The Raven

    Christopher Walken, Rik Mayall

    Released2008

    Directed byRichard Driscoll

    Evil Calls: The Raven is a 2011 British horror film written, produced and directed by Richard... more on Wikipedia
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    Five Children and It is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Five Children and It

    Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Stephenson

    Five Children and It is a 2004 film adaption of the book of the same name, directed by John... more on Wikipedia
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    Double X: The Name of the Game is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    Double X: The Name of the Game

    Norman Wisdom, Bernard Hill

    Released1992

    Directed byShani S. Grewal

    Double X: The Name of the Game is a 1992 British thriller film. The screenplay by Shani S.... more on Wikipedia
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    The Night They Raided Minsky's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    The Night They Raided Minsky's

    Britt Ekland, Elliott Gould

    Released1968

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

    The Night They Raided Minsky's is a 1968 musical comedy film directed by William Friedkin and... more on Wikipedia
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    What's Good for the Goose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Norman Wisdom Movies
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    What's Good for the Goose

    Norman Wisdom, David Lodge

    Released1969

    Directed byMenahem Golan

    What's Good For The Goose, also known as Girl Trouble, is a 1969 British comedy film, and was... more on Wikipedia
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