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The Best Peter Ustinov Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.7k votes 214 voters 21.7k views

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

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

Items here include everything from Le Plaisir to The Old Curiosity Shop.

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    Topkapi

    Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell
    Topkapi is a heist film made by Filmways Pictures and distributed by United Artists. It was...  more
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    17

    We're No Angels

    Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov
    We're No Angels is a 1955 Christmas comedy film starring an ensemble cast of Humphrey Bogart,...  more
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    21

    Robin Hood

    Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov
    Robin Hood is a 1973 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions which was...  more

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    #5 of 534 The Best Animated Films Ever#243 of 357 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

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    Appointment with Death

    Carrie Fisher, Lauren Bacall
    Appointment with Death is a 1988 mystery film, made by Golan-Globus Productions and produced...  more
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    The Sundowners

    Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr
    The Sundowners is a 1960 film that tells the story of an Australian outback family torn...  more
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    Quo Vadis

    Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren
    Quo Vadis is a 1951 American epic film made by MGM in Technicolor. It was directed by Mervyn...  more

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    #15 of 39 The Greatest Biblical Movies Ever Made#12 of 57 The Best Roman Movies

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    Death on the Nile

    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith
    This film is a 1978 British film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name,...  more

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    #633 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#138 of 552 The Best '70s Movies

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    Murder in Three Acts

    Tony Curtis, Peter Ustinov
    Murder in Three Acts is a 1986 British-American television film produced by Warner Bros....  more
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    Hot Millions

    Maggie Smith, Bob Newhart
    Hot Millions is a 1968 caper story made by MGM. It was directed by Eric Till and produced by...  more
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    The Egyptian

    Gene Tierney, Jean Simmons
    The Egyptian is an American 1954 DeLuxe Color epic film made in CinemaScope by 20th Century...  more
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    31
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    Alice in Wonderland

    Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley
    Alice in Wonderland is a television film first broadcast in 1999 on NBC and then shown on...  more
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    26
    12

    One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing

    Helen Hayes, Peter Ustinov
    One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing is a 1975 comedy film, which is set in the early 1920s, about...  more
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    30
    18

    Spartacus

    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier
    Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The...  more

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    #92 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#44 of 376 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked

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    Ashanti

    Michael Caine, Omar Sharif
    Ashanti is a 1979 action adventure film, produced by Georges-Alain Vuille, and directed by...  more
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    27
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    Luther

    Alfred Molina, Joseph Fiennes
    Luther is a 2003 biopic about the life of Martin Luther starring Joseph Fiennes. It was an...  more

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    #261 of 301 The Best Movies Based On True Stories#56 of 93 The Best Movies With Christian Themes

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    The Old Curiosity Shop

    Peter Ustinov, James Fox
    The Old Curiosity Shop is a 1995 drama directed by Kevin Connor....
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    Dead Man's Folly

    Nicollette Sheridan, Peter Ustinov
    Dead Man's Folly is a 1986 British-American television film featuring Agatha Christie's...  more
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    29
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    Evil Under the Sun

    Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg
    Evil Under the Sun is a 1982 British mystery film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by...  more

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    #295 of 306 The Best Ensemble Movies#11 of 31 Great Movies Set Along the Coast

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    Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Angie Dickinson
    Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen is a 1981 film directed by Clive Donner that...  more

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    #167 of 247 The Best Whodunit Movies#512 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

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    28
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    The Great Muppet Caper

    John Cleese, Diana Rigg
    The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson. It is the...  more

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    #147 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#228 of 512 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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    20
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    Animal Farm

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kelsey Grammer
    Animal Farm is a made-for-TV film released in 1999 by Hallmark Films. It is an adaptation of...  more
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    19
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    Beau Brummell

    Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov
    Beau Brummell is a historical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Curtis...  more
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    Romanoff and Juliet

    Peter Ustinov, Sandra Dee
    Romanoff and Juliet is a 1961 American film adaptation of the play of the same name released...  more
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    Thirteen at Dinner

    Faye Dunaway, Bill Nighy
    Thirteen at Dinner is a 1985 American-British television film featuring the Belgian detective...  more
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    Hotel Sahara

    Peter Ustinov, Yvonne De Carlo
    Hotel Sahara is a 1951 British comedy film directed by Ken Annakin and starring Yvonne De...  more