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The Best Peter Lawford Movies

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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.

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  • 1
    The Longest Day
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    The Longest Day

    Sean Connery, John Wayne

    Released1962

    Directed byDarryl F. Zanuck, Ken Annakin, Bernhard Wicki, Andrew Marton, Gerd Oswald

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  • 2
    Good News
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    Good News

    June Allyson, Mel Tormé

    Released1947

    Directed byCharles Walters

    Good News is a 1947 American MGM musical film based on the 1927 stage production of the same... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 3
    Royal Wedding
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    Royal Wedding

    Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn

    Released1951

    Directed byStanley Donen

    Royal Wedding is a 1951 MGM musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with... more on Wikipedia

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    The Picture of Dorian Gray
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    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed

    Released1945

    Directed byAlbert Lewin

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  • 5
    Easter Parade
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    Easter Parade

    Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland

    Released1948

    Directed byCharles Walters

    Easter Parade is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 6
    That's Entertainment!
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    That's Entertainment!

    Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli

    Released1974

    Directed byJack Haley, Jr.

    That's Entertainment! is a 1974 compilation film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to celebrate... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 7
    Son of Lassie
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    Son of Lassie

    Peter Lawford, June Lockhart

    Released1945

    Directed byS. Sylvan Simon

    Son of Lassie is a 1945 Technicolor feature film produced by MGM based on characters created... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 8
    It Happened in Brooklyn
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    It Happened in Brooklyn

    Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson

    Released1947

    Directed byRichard Whorf

    It Happened in Brooklyn is a 1947 MGM musical romantic comedy film directed by Richard Whorf... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Advise & Consent
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    Advise & Consent

    Frank Sinatra, Betty White

    Released1962

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Advise & Consent is a 1962 American motion picture based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel... more on Wikipedia

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    It Should Happen to You
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    It Should Happen to You

    Jack Lemmon, Judy Holliday

    Released1954

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    It Should Happen to You is a romantic comedy film starring Judy Holliday and Peter Lawford,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    Harlow
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    Harlow

    Angela Lansbury, Ginger Rogers

    Released1965

    Directed byGordon Douglas

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  • 12
    Sergeants 3
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    Sergeants 3

    Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Sturges

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  • 13
    Skidoo
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    Skidoo

    Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing

    Released1968

    Directed byOtto Preminger

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  • 14
    Cluny Brown
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    Cluny Brown

    Jennifer Jones, Charles Boyer

    Released1946

    Directed byErnst Lubitsch

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  • 15
    Exodus
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    Exodus

    Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint

    Released1960

    Directed byOtto Preminger

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  • 16
    Ocean's 11
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    Ocean's 11

    Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine

    Released1960

    Directed byLewis Milestone

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  • 17
    Never So Few
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    Never So Few

    Frank Sinatra, Steve McQueen

    Released1959

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    Never So Few is a 1959 CinemaScope war film, directed by John Sturges and starring Frank... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Julia Misbehaves
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    Julia Misbehaves

    Elizabeth Taylor, Greer Garson

    Released1948

    Directed byJack Conway

    Julia Misbehaves is a 1948 American romantic comedy film, which stars Greer Garson and Walter... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Salt and Pepper
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    Salt and Pepper

    Sammy Davis, Jr.

    Released1968

    Directed byRichard Donner

    Salt and Pepper is a 1968 comedy film starring Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, Michael Bates,... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Good Evening, Ms Campbell
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    Good Evening, Ms Campbell

    Gina Lollobrigida, Shelley Winters

    Released1968

    Directed byMelvin Frank

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  • 21
    One More Time
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    One More Time

    Sammy Davis, Jr.

    Released1970

    Directed byJerry Lewis

    One More Time is a comedy film, directed by Jerry Lewis and starring Sammy Davis, Jr. and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Pepe
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    Pepe

    Judy Garland, Kim Novak

    Released1960

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

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  • 23
    Rosebud
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    Rosebud

    Kim Cattrall, Peter O'Toole

    Released1975

    Directed byOtto Preminger

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  • 24
    A Yank at Eton
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    A Yank at Eton

    Mickey Rooney, Peter Lawford

    Released1942

    Directed byNorman Taurog

    A Yank at Eton is an American comedy/drama film. It was the 1942 sequel to the 1938 A Yank at... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Dead Ringer
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    Dead Ringer

    Bette Davis, Karl Malden

    Released1964

    Directed byPaul Henreid

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