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The Best Peter Cushing Movies

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

If you think the best Peter Cushing role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Peter Cushing performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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    Dracula

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    Dracula is a 1958 British horror film. It is the first in the series of Hammer Horror films...  more

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    Star Wars

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
    Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The...  more

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    The Curse of Frankenstein

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British horror film by Hammer Film Productions, loosely...  more
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    Corruption

    Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd
    Corruption is a 1968 British film directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, from a screenplay by...  more
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    Frankenstein Created Woman

    Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg
    Frankenstein Created Woman is a 1967 British Hammer Horror film directed by Terence Fisher. It...  more
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    Cash on Demand

    Peter Cushing, Richard Vernon
    Cash on Demand is a 1961 British thriller film directed by Quentin Lawrence and starring Peter...  more
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    Shock Waves

    Peter Cushing, John Carradine
    Shock Waves, is a 1977 horror movie written and directed by Ken Wiederhorn. A group of...  more
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    The Mummy

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    The Mummy is a 1959 British horror film, directed by Terence Fisher and starring Christopher...  more
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    The Brides of Dracula

    Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt
    The Brides of Dracula is a 1960 British Hammer Film Productions Horror film directed by...  more
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    The Skull

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    The Skull is a 1965 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis for Amicus Productions. It...  more
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    The Revenge of Frankenstein

    Peter Cushing, Lionel Jeffries
    The Revenge of Frankenstein is a 1958 British horror film made by Hammer Film Productions....  more
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    Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

    Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson
    Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed is a British horror film directed by Terence Fisher for Hammer...  more

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    Horror Express

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    Horror Express, also known as Pánico en el Transiberiano/Panic on the Trans-Siberian Express,...  more
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    The Hound of the Baskervilles

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by...  more
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    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors

    Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland
    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors is a 1965 British horror film from Amicus Productions, directed...  more
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    The Creeping Flesh

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    The Creeping Flesh is a 1973 British horror film. The film was directed by Freddie Francis,...  more
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    Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

    Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton
    Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell is a 1974 British horror film, directed by Terence...  more
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    The House That Dripped Blood

    Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley
    The House That Dripped Blood is a 1971 British horror anthology film directed by Peter Duffell...  more
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    Captain Clegg

    Oliver Reed, Peter Cushing
    Captain Clegg is a 1962 Hammer Film Productions film. In the United States, it is known as...  more
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    The Beast Must Die

    Michael Gambon, Peter Cushing
    The Beast Must Die is a 1974 horror film directed by Paul Annett. The screenplay was written...  more

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    The Evil of Frankenstein

    Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe
    The Evil of Frankenstein is a 1964 British Hammer Film Productions film directed by Freddie...  more
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    Tales from the Crypt

    Joan Collins, Peter Cushing
    Tales from the Crypt is a 1972 British horror film, directed by Freddie Francis. It is an...  more

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    The Gorgon

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    The Gorgon is a 1964 British horror film directed by Terence Fisher for Hammer Films. It stars...  more
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    Nothing But the Night

    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
    Nothing But the Night is a 1973 British horror film directed by Peter Sasdy, starring...  more
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    Madhouse

    Vincent Price, Peter Cushing
    Madhouse is a 1974 British horror film directed by Jim Clark for Amicus Productions in...  more