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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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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough

Released: 1958

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Hazel Court

Released: 1957

Directed by: Terence Fisher

The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British horror film by Hammer Film Productions, loosely based on the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It was Hammer's first colour horror film, and the ...more
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, John Le Mesurier

Released: 1959

Directed by: Terence Fisher

The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It is based on the novel of the same name by ...more
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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1977

Directed by: George Lucas

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Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Freda Jackson

Released: 1960

Directed by: Terence Fisher

The Brides of Dracula is a 1960 British Hammer Film Productions Horror film directed by Terence Fisher. It stars Peter Cushing as Van Helsing; David Peel as Baron Meinster, a disciple of Count ...more
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Felix Aylmer

Released: 1959

Directed by: Terence Fisher

The Mummy is a 1959 British horror film, directed by Terence Fisher and starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. It was written by Jimmy Sangster and produced by Michael Carreras and Anthony ...more
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas

Released: 1972

Directed by: Eugenio Martín

Horror Express, also known as Pánico en el Transiberiano/Panic on the Trans-Siberian Express, is a 1972 Spanish/British horror film directed by Eugenio Martín and starring ...more
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Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Derek Fowlds

Released: 1967

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland, Peter Cushing

Released: 1965

Directed by: Freddie Francis

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough

Released: 1965

Directed by: Freddie Francis

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton

Released: 1964

Directed by: Terence Fisher

The Gorgon is a 1964 British horror film directed by Terence Fisher for Hammer Films. It stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley and Richard Pasco. The film was photographed by ...more
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Tales from the Crypt Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson

Released: 1972

Directed by: Freddie Francis

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Duncan Lamont

Released: 1973

Directed by: Freddie Francis

The Creeping Flesh is a 1973 British horror film. The film was directed by Freddie Francis, and stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Lorna Heilbron.
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Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton, Madeline Smith

Released: 1974

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones

Released: 1969

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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Peter Cushing, Lionel Jeffries, Arnold Diamond

Released: 1958

Directed by: Terence Fisher

The Revenge of Frankenstein is a 1958 British horror film made by Hammer Film Productions. Directed by Terence Fisher, the film stars Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn and Eunice ...more
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Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley, Peter Cushing

Released: 1971

Directed by: Peter Duffell

The House That Dripped Blood is a 1971 British horror anthology film directed by Peter Duffell and distributed by Amicus Productions. It stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Nyree Dawn Porter, ...more

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Christopher Lee, Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing

Released: 1965

Directed by: Robert Day

She is a 1965 Metrocolor film made by Hammer Film Productionsin CinemaScope, based on the novel by H. Rider Haggard. It was directed by Robert Day and stars Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, ...more
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Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont

Released: 1963

Directed by: Freddie Francis

The Evil of Frankenstein is a 1964 British Hammer Film Productions film directed by Freddie Francis. It stars Peter Cushing and New Zealand wrestler Kiwi Kingston. The film's version of the ...more
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Charlotte Rampling, Britt Ekland, Peter Cushing

Released: 1972

Directed by: Patrick Magee, Roy Ward Baker

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Peter Cushing, Forrest Tucker, Robert Brown

Released: 1957

Directed by: Val Guest

The Abominable Snowman is a 1957 British horror film directed by Val Guest. Made by Hammer Film Productions, it is based on a 1955 BBC television play, The Creature, written by Nigel Kneale, who ...more
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Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Billie Whitelaw

Released: 1960

Directed by: John Gilling

The Flesh and the Fiends is a 1960 British horror film starring Peter Cushing as medical doctor Robert Knox, who purchases human corpses for research from an obliging pair named Burke and Hare.
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Christopher Lee, Caroline Munro, Peter Cushing

Released: 1972

Directed by: Alan Gibson

Dracula A.D. 1972 is a 1972 horror film, directed by Alan Gibson and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It was written by Don Houghton and stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Stephanie ...more
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Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Donald Pleasence

Released: 1973

Directed by: Kevin Connor

From Beyond the Grave is a 1974 British anthology horror film from Amicus Productions, directed by horror director Kevin Connor, produced by Milton Subotsky and based on stories by R. ...more
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Oliver Reed, Peter Sallis, Warren Mitchell

Released: 1961

Directed by: Terence Fisher

The Curse of the Werewolf is a British film based on the novel The Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore. The film was made by the British film studio Hammer Film Productions and was shot at Bray ...more