film The Best Peter Lawford Movies  

Reference
213 votes 42 voters 6.3k views 47 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

Angels Revenge and Rosebud are included in this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Peter Lawford movies?" and "What are the greatest Peter Lawford roles of all time?"

1
8 0
Ranker Video
Son of Lassie Peter Lawford, June Lockhart, Nils Asther Son of Lassie is a 1945 Technicolor feature film produced by MGM based on characters created by Eric Knight, and starring Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart and Pal. A sequel to Lassie ...more

2
13 1
Ranker Video
The Longest Day Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton The Longest Day is a 1962 war film based on the 1959 history book The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, about D-Day, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II. The film was ...more

3
6 0
Ranker Video
It Should Happen to You Jack Lemmon, Judy Holliday, John Saxon It Should Happen to You is a romantic comedy film starring Judy Holliday and Peter Lawford, and notable as the first major screen appearance of Jack Lemmon, who was then an aspiring young actor. ...more

4
6 0
Ranker Video
Advise & Consent Frank Sinatra, Betty White, Henry Fonda Advise & Consent is a 1962 American motion picture based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Allen Drury, published in 1959. The movie was adapted for the screen by ...more

5
6 0
Ranker Video
Harlow Angela Lansbury, Ginger Rogers, Leslie Nielsen Harlow is a 1965 American biographical film directed by Gordon Douglas about the life of film star Jean Harlow. It stars Carroll Baker in the title role, and Raf Vallone, Red Buttons, Angela ...more

6
10 1
Ranker Video
Little Women Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, June Allyson Little Women is a 1949 American feature film. Based on Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same name, it was filmed in Technicolor and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The screenplay was written by Sally ...more

7
9 1
Ranker Video
Royal Wedding Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Jane Powell Royal Wedding is a 1951 MGM musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. The film was directed by Stanley Donen; it was his ...more

8
10 2
Ranker Video
Ocean's 11 Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin Ocean's 11 is a 1960 heist film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring five Rat Packers: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Joey Bishop. Centered on a series of ...more

9
8 1
Ranker Video
That's Entertainment! Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney That's Entertainment! is a 1974 compilation film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to celebrate its 50th anniversary. It was followed by two sequels and a related film called That's Dancing!. The ...more

10
9 2
Ranker Video
Easter Parade Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire Easter Parade is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire, featuring music by Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's best-known songs, such as ...more

11
7 1
Ranker Video
Good News June Allyson, Mel TormĂ©, Peter Lawford Good News is a 1947 American MGM musical film based on the 1927 stage production of the same name. It starred June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Mel Tormé, and Joan McCracken. The screenplay by ...more

12
7 1
Ranker Video
The Picture of Dorian Gray Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed, George Sanders The Picture of Dorian Gray is a 1945 American horror-drama film based on Oscar Wilde's 1890 novel of the same name. Released in March 1945 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the film is directed by Albert ...more

The Best Peter Strauss Movies

13
6 1
Ranker Video
Cluny Brown Jennifer Jones, Charles Boyer, Peter Lawford Cluny Brown is a 1946 film made by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed and produced by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was written by Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt, based on a novel by ...more

14
6 1
Ranker Video
It Happened in Brooklyn Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gloria Grahame It Happened in Brooklyn is a 1947 MGM musical romantic comedy film directed by Richard Whorf and starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, and Jimmy Durante and featuring Gloria ...more

15
6 2
Ranker Video
Exodus Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Lee J. Cobb Exodus is a 1960 epic war film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. Produced and directed by Otto Preminger, the film was based on the 1958 novel Exodus, by ...more

16
5 1
Ranker Video
Sergeants 3 Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Sergeants 3 is a 1962 remake of Gunga Din set in the American West, directed by John Sturges and featuring Rat Pack icons Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey ...more

17
5 1
Ranker Video
Salt and Pepper Sammy Davis, Jr., John Le Mesurier Salt and Pepper is a 1968 comedy film starring Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, Michael Bates, Ilona Rodgers and John Le Mesurier. The film was directed by Richard Donner, who later would direct ...more

Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies

18
4 0
Ranker Video
A Yank at Eton Mickey Rooney, Peter Lawford, Ian Hunter A Yank at Eton is an American comedy/drama film. It was the 1942 sequel to the 1938 A Yank at Oxford. It tells the tale of a cocky youth unwillingly yanked from an American school who has to ...more

19
4 0
Ranker Video
Skidoo Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and Carol Channing, written by Doran William Cannon and released by Paramount Pictures on December 19, 1968. ...more

20
4 0
Ranker Video
One More Time Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford One More Time is a comedy film, directed by Jerry Lewis and starring Sammy Davis, Jr. and Peter Lawford. It was filmed in 1969 and released in May, 1970 by United Artists. It is a sequel to the ...more

21
5 2
Ranker Video
Julia Misbehaves Elizabeth Taylor, Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon Julia Misbehaves is a 1948 American romantic comedy film, which stars Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon as a married couple who are soon separated by his snobbish family. They meet again many ...more

22
4 1
Ranker Video
Rosebud Kim Cattrall, Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough Rosebud is a 1975 film directed by Otto Preminger, and starring Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough, and Peter Lawford. The script was by Otto's son, Erik Lee Preminger, based on the novel by ...more

The Best Jessica Biel Movies

23
4 1
Ranker Video
Good Evening, Ms Campbell Gina Lollobrigida, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell is a 1968 American comedy film starring Gina Lollobrigida and directed by Melvin Frank, who co-wrote the original screenplay with Denis Norden and Sheldon Keller. The ...more

24
4 1
Ranker Video
Pepe Judy Garland, Kim Novak, Debbie Reynolds Pepe is a 1960 film starring Mario Moreno in the title role, directed by George Sidney. A multitude of cameo appearances attempted to replicate the success of Mario Moreno's American debut, ...more

25
3 0
Ranker Video
The White Cliffs of Dover Irene Dunne, Roddy McDowall, Van Johnson The White Cliffs of Dover is a 1944 film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Clarence Brown and produced by Clarence Brown and Sidney Franklin. The screenplay was by Claudine West, Jan ...more

26
3 0
Ranker Video
On an Island with You Cyd Charisse, Ricardo Montalbán, Esther Williams On an Island with You is a 1948 film directed by Richard Thorpe.

27
3 0
Ranker Video
Dead Ringer Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford Dead Ringer, also known as Who is Buried in my Grave? is a 1964 thriller film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by Paul Henreid from a screenplay by Oscar Millard and Albert Beich from the ...more

The 12 Most Extreme Actor Transformations

28
3 0
Ranker Video
Kangaroo Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford, Richard Boone Kangaroo is a 1952 film directed by Lewis Milestone.

29
3 1
Ranker Video
Never So Few Frank Sinatra, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson Never So Few is a 1959 CinemaScope war film, directed by John Sturges and starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen, Richard Johnson, Paul Henreid, Brian Donlevy, ...more

30
3 1
Ranker Video
Angels Revenge Jack Palance, Jim Backus, Peter Lawford Angels Revenge is a 1979 American film directed by Greydon Clark and distributed by Arista Films. It is also known as Angels' Brigade and Seven from Heaven. Angels Revenge has major roles for ...more

31
2 0
Ranker Video
A Man Called Adam Morgan Freeman, Louis Armstrong, Sammy Davis^! Jr. A Man Called Adam is a 1966 dramatic film starring Sammy Davis, Jr., Ossie Davis and Cicely Tyson. Directed by Leo Penn, it tells the story of a self-destructive jazz musician, played by Davis, ...more

32
2 0
Ranker Video
Two Sisters from Boston June Allyson, Kathryn Grayson, Jimmy Durante Two Sisters from Boston is a 1946 musical comedy film directed by Henry Koster. Starring Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante and Peter Lawford.

Famous People Named Edwin

33
1 0
Ranker Video
Mrs. Parkington Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford Mrs. Parkington is a 1944 drama film. It tells the story of a woman's life, told in flashbacks, from hotel maid to society matron. The movie was adapted by Polly James and Robert Thoeren from ...more

34
1 0
Ranker Video
Please Believe Me Deborah Kerr, James Whitmore, Peter Lawford Please Believe Me is a 1950 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Taurog, and starring Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stevens and Peter Lawford.

35
1 0
Ranker Video
Pilot #5 Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Peter Lawford Pilot #5 is a 1943 propaganda war film starring Franchot Tone, Marsha Hunt, Gene Kelly and Van Johnson. It was directed by George Sidney. Told in flashback, Pilot #5 marked Gene Kelly's dramatic ...more

36
1 0
Ranker Video
Rogue's March Peter Lawford, Leo G. Carroll, Hayden Rorke Rogue's March is a 1952 film.

37
1 0
Ranker Video
You for Me Gig Young, Jane Greer, Peter Lawford You for Me is a 1952 American romantic comedy film, starring Jane Greer, Peter Lawford and Gig Young. The film was directed by Don Weis, produced by Henry Berman, with music by Alberto Colombo.

Things That Introverts Have The Hardest Time With

38
1 0
Ranker Video
Just This Once Janet Leigh, Peter Lawford, Richard Anderson Just This Once is a 1952 film directed by Don Weis.

39
1 0
Ranker Video
My Brother Talks to Horses Peter Lawford, Edward Arnold, Charlie Ruggles My Brother Talks to Horses is a 1947 comedy film based on the story by Morton Thompson and directed by Fred Zinnemann.

40
1 0
Ranker Video
They Only Kill Their Masters James Garner, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook They Only Kill Their Masters is a 1972 mystery film starring James Garner and Katharine Ross, with a supporting cast featuring Hal Holbrook, June Allyson, Tom Ewell, Peter Lawford, Edmond ...more

41
1 0
Ranker Video
The April Fools Catherine Deneuve, Jack Lemmon, Myrna Loy The April Fools is a 1969 romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Catherine Deneuve. It was directed by Stuart Rosenberg.

42
1 0
Ranker Video
Hook, Line & Sinker Jerry Lewis, Anne Francis, Peter Lawford Hook, Line & Sinker is a 1969 American comedy film starring Jerry Lewis. It was shot from April 1-June 20, 1968 and released on June 6, 1969 by Columbia Pictures. This was the final film for ...more

43
1 0
Ranker Video
Body and Soul Jayne Kennedy, Peter Lawford, Michael V. Gazzo Body and Soul is a 1981 film, written by and starring Leon Isaac Kennedy, and co-starring his then-wife Jayne Kennedy. Directed by George Bowers, it is a remake of the 1947 film, a story of ...more

44
1 0
The Hour of 13 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Peter Lawford Movies
The Hour of 13 Peter Lawford, Michael Hordern, Michael Goodliffe The Hour of 13 is a 1952 film of the Jack The Ripper school with a period setting in gaslit London, but this time the mysterious killer is The Terror who is murdering policemen. Peter Lawford ...more

45
0 0
Ranker Video
Sylvia Carroll Baker, Edmond O'Brien, Nancy Kovack Sylvia is a 1965 drama film directed by Gordon Douglas, written by Sydney Boehm and starring George Maharis, Carroll Baker and Peter Lawford. Released by Paramount Pictures, it was filmed in ...more

46
0 0
Ranker Video
The Phantom of Hollywood Peter Lawford, Jack Cassidy The Phantom of Hollywood is a 1974 TV movie starring Jack Cassidy, Skye Aubrey, Peter Lawford, Jackie Coogan, Broderick Crawford, Peter Haskell, and John Ireland. It is notable for being one of ...more

47
0 0
Ranker Video
The Red Danube Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh, Ethel Barrymore The Red Danube is a 1949 American drama film directed by George Sidney and starring Walter Pidgeon. The film was based on the 1947 novel Vespers in Vienna by Bruce Marshall.