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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.

This list features Horror Express, The Hellfire Club and more.

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough
Dracula is a 1958 British horror film. It is the first in the series of Hammer Horror films inspired by the Bram Stoker novel Dracula. It was directed by Terence Fisher, and stars Christopher ...more

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The Curse of Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Peter Cushing Movies
Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Hazel Court
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, Felix Aylmer
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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Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Freda Jackson
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, John Le Mesurier
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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Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Derek Fowlds
Frankenstein Created Woman is a 1967 British Hammer Horror film directed by Terence Fisher. It stars Peter Cushing as Baron Frankenstein and Susan Denberg as his new creation. It is the fourth ...more

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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas
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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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton
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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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough
The Skull is a 1965 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis for Amicus Productions. It starred the frequently paired horror actors Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, alongside Patrick ...more

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Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland, Peter Cushing
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors is a 1965 British horror film from Amicus Productions, directed by veteran horror director Freddie Francis, written by Milton Subotsky, and starring Peter Cushing ...more

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Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton, Madeline Smith
Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell is a 1974 British horror film, directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It stars Peter Cushing, Shane Briant and David Prowse. ...more

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Peter Cushing, Lionel Jeffries, Arnold Diamond
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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Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson
Tales from the Crypt is a 1972 British horror film, directed by Freddie Francis. It is an anthology film consisting of five separate segments, based on stories from EC Comics. Only two of the ...more

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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Duncan Lamont
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, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed is a British horror film directed by Terence Fisher for Hammer Film Productions from 1969. The cast includes Peter Cushing, Freddie Jones, Veronica Carlson and ...more

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Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley, Peter Cushing
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
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
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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Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Billie Whitelaw
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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Peter Cushing, Forrest Tucker, Robert Brown
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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Charlotte Rampling, Britt Ekland, Peter Cushing
Asylum is a 1972 British horror film made by Amicus Productions. The film was directed by Roy Ward Baker, produced by Milton Subotsky, and scripted by Robert Bloch. Baker had considerable ...more

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Christopher Lee, Caroline Munro, Peter Cushing
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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Michael Gambon, Peter Cushing, Charles Gray
The Beast Must Die is a 1974 horror film directed by Paul Annett. The screenplay was written by Michael Winder, based on the short story "There Shall Be No Darkness" by James Blish. ...more

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Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Judy Geeson
A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, but finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man - and nobody believes her.