List of the best Peter Sellers movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Peter Sellers may be best known for his role in The Pink Panther series, but his filmography is packed with interesting movies. Peter Sellers'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 Sellers movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Peter Sellers movies will be at the top of the list. Peter Sellers has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Peter Sellers movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Peter Sellers films to end the squabble once and for all.
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Items on this list include Dr. Stranglelove and The Party."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Peter Sellers movies?" and "What are the greatest Peter Sellers roles of all time?" If you are a fan of the comedy of Peter Sellers, you might also enjoy our list of best Steve Martin movies and best George C. Scott movies.
Peter Sellers was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Stanley Kubrick, Charlie Chaplin and Blake Edwards. Is Peter Sellers your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Rod Steiger and Alec Guinness films lists too.
- Inspector Clouseau is called to a house where a murder was committed and finds that every clue points to the beautiful maid, Maria. As more people are killed, each set of clues always points to ...more
- Mrs. Wilberforce (Katie Johnson) likes to report suspicious behavior to the police. Unaware of her reputation, the dapper thief Professor Marcus (Alec Guinness) rents rooms in the elderly widow's ...more
- Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirizes fears of a nuclear conflict ...more
- After he lets a robbery transpire right under his nose, the ever-bumbling Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers) is suspended by Chief Inspector Dreyfus (Herbert Lom). But, when the famed Pink Panther ...more
- In this first film of the beloved comic series, dashing European thief Sir Charles Lytton (David Niven) plans to steal a diamond, but he's not the only one with his eyes on the famous jewel known as ...more
- Simple-minded Chance (Peter Sellers), a gardener who has resided in the Washington, D.C., townhouse of his wealthy employer for his entire life and been educated only by television, is forced to ...more
- With a screenplay penned by the author himself, Stanley Kubrick brings Vladimir Nabokov's controversial tale of forbidden love to the screen. Humbert Humbert (James Mason) is a European professor who ...more
- When the tiny nation of Grand Fenwick's only export, a special wine, begins to be produced in California, their entire economy collapses. Things look dire until Prime Minister Rupert Mountjoy (Peter ...more
- While trying to tie his shoe, bumbling extra Hrundi V. Bakshi (Peter Sellers) unwittingly triggers explosives that destroy the set of an epic war film. The furious director tells executive Fred ...more
- Never Let Go is a 1960 British thriller film starring Peter Sellers and Richard Todd. It concerns a man's attempt to recover his stolen Ford Anglia car. Sellers played a London villain, in one of his ...more
- Five diverse, infamous private eyes, including Sam Diamond (Peter Falk), Sidney Wang (Peter Sellers) and Jessica Marbles (Elsa Lanchester), are invited to the mysterious Lionel Twain's castle for a ...more
- Just released from a mental hospital, Charles Dreyfus (Herbert Lom) intends to off Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers), a former underling whose blundering drove the lawman around the bend. Dreyfus ...more
- The Optimists is a 1973 drama film directed by Anthony Simmons.
- The World of Henry Orient is a 1964 American comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Nora Johnson, who co-wrote the screenplay with her father, Nunnally Johnson. It was directed by George ...more
- Two-Way Stretch, sometimes titled Nothing Barred, is a 1960 British comedy film, about a group of prisoners who plan to break out of jail, commit a robbery, and then break back into jail again, thus ...more
- Lonely, desperate businessman Benjamin Hoffman (Peter Sellers) coerces his callow secretary, Janet Smith (Sinead Cusack), to spend a romantic holiday with him by threatening to turn her fiancé in to ...more
- When French drug kingpin Philippe Douvier (Robert Webber) learns that he's losing the respect of New York mob bosses, he decides to murder Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) to regain ...more
- Millionairess Epifania Parerga (Sophia Loren) has everything she could ever want, except love. So when she meets brilliant Dr. Kabir (Peter Sellers), she decides to add him to her list of ...more
- In a case of mistaken identity, John Smallwood (Peter Sellers), an idealistic British reverend with socialist beliefs, is appointed to a village parish populated by elitist landed gentry. There his ...more
- Upper-class but unemployable Stanley Windrush (Ian Carmichael) is offered an unskilled job on the floor of a missile factory owned by his unscrupulous Uncle Bertram (Dennis Price). When personnel ...more
- In order to receive a fortune in stolen gold bullion, master criminal Aldo "The Fox" Vanucci (Peter Sellers) needs a coastal location. So he poses as a famous movie director, using his drop-off ...more
- The Naked Truth is a 1957 British film comedy starring Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers and Dennis Price. Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton and Joan Sims also appear. It was produced and directed by Mario Zampi ...more
- What's New Pussycat? is a 1965 comedy film directed by Clive Donner and starring Peter Sellers, Peter O'Toole, Romy Schneider, Capucine, Paula Prentiss and Ursula Andress. It was Woody Allen's film ...more
- The Battle of the Sexes is a 1959 British black and white comedy film starring Peter Sellers and directed by Charles Crichton, based on the short story The Catbird Seat, by James Thurber. The story ...more
- A plotting duke has a look-alike commoner (Peter Sellers) pose as Rudolf V, the next king of Ruritania.