The Best Rex Harrison Movies

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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like Night Train to Munich and King Richard and the Crusaders, in it.

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

If Rex Harrison movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Deborah Kerr and Claudette Colbert too.

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  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
    1
    Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders
    76 votes
    • Released: 1947
    • Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    Defying her conventional in-laws, young widow Lucy Muir (Gene Tierney) leaves London with her young daughter and moves away for a quieter life in a secluded seaside cottage. Lucy discovers the ghost ...more
  • My Fair Lady
    2
    Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway
    67 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: George Cukor
    In this beloved musical, pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison) is so sure of his abilities that he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working-class girl into someone who ...more

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  • Blithe Spirit
    3
    Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond
    30 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: David Lean
    Skeptical novelist Charles Condomine (Rex Harrison) invites self-proclaimed medium Madame Arcati (Margaret Rutherford) to his home for a séance, hoping to gather material for a new book. When the ...more

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  • Cleopatra
    4
    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison
    36 votes
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    "Cleopatra" is a lengthy, sprawling, spectacular love story, helmed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, depicting Cleopatra's manipulation of Julius Caesar and Marc Antony in her ill-fated attempt to save the ...more

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  • Night Train to Munich
    5
    Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid
    27 votes
    • Released: 1940
    • Directed by: Carol Reed
    When the Nazis take Prague, Dr. Bomasch (James Harcourt) escapes, but his daughter, Anna (Margaret Lockwood), is taken to a concentration camp. There she meets Karl (Paul Henreid), a Czech man who ...more
  • Major Barbara
    6
    Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley
    21 votes
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Gabriel Pascal
    The daughter of rich weapons manufacturer Andrew Undershaft (Robert Morley), idealistic young Barbara (Wendy Hiller) rebels against her estranged father by joining the Salvation Army. Wooed by ...more

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