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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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Natalie Wood, Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a romantic fantasy film starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison. It is based on a 1945 novel written by Josephine Leslie under the pseudonym of R. A. Dick. In 1945, ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Jeremy Brett My Fair Lady is a 1964 American musical film adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe stage musical of the same name based on the 1938 film adaptation of the original 1913 stage play Pygmalion by ...more

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Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid, Margaret Lockwood Night Train to Munich is a 1940 British thriller film directed by Carol Reed and starring Margaret Lockwood and Rex Harrison. Written by Sidney Gilliat and Frank Launder, based on the novel ...more

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The Agony and the Ecstasy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rex Harrison Movies
Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Harry Andrews The Agony and the Ecstasy is a 1965 film directed by Carol Reed, starring Charlton Heston as Michelangelo and Rex Harrison as Pope Julius II. The film was partly based on Irving Stone's ...more

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Rex Harrison, Noël Coward, Margaret Rutherford Blithe Spirit is a 1945 English fantasy-comedy film directed by David Lean. The screenplay by Lean, cinematographer Ronald Neame and associate producer Anthony Havelock-Allan is based on ...more

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Deborah Kerr, Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller Major Barbara is a 1941 British film starring Wendy Hiller and Rex Harrison. The film was produced and directed by Gabriel Pascal and edited by David Lean. It was adapted for the screen by ...more

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Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallée Unfaithfully Yours is a 1948 American screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges and starring Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee and Barbara Lawrence. The film is a ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau Cleopatra is a 1963 epic historical drama film chronicling the struggles of Cleopatra VII, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome. It was directed by Joseph L. ...more

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Richard Attenborough, Norm Macdonald, Rex Harrison Doctor Dolittle is a 1967 American musical film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley and Richard Attenborough. It was adapted by Leslie ...more

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Rex Harrison, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson The Citadel is a British film based on the novel of the same name by A. J. Cronin, first published in 1937. The film was directed by King Vidor and produced by Victor Saville at Denham Studios, ...more

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Doris Day, Myrna Loy, Rex Harrison Midnight Lace is a 1960 American mystery-thriller film starring Doris Day and Rex Harrison, directed by David Miller. The screenplay by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts is based on the play Matilda ...more

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Maggie Smith, Susan Hayward, Rex Harrison The Honey Pot, also known as The Honeypot, is a 1967 crime comedy-drama film written for the screen and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It stars Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson, ...more

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Rex Harrison, Cecil Parker, Michael Hordern The Constant Husband is a 1955 British comedy film, directed by Sidney Gilliat and starring Rex Harrison, Margaret Leighton, Kay Kendall, Cecil Parker, George Cole and Raymond Huntley. The story ...more

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The Kingfisher Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack The Kingfisher is a 1983 television film directed by James Cellan Jones.

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Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb Anna and the King of Siam is a 1946 drama film directed by John Cromwell. An adaptation of the 1944 novel of the same name by Margaret Landon, it was based on the fictionalized diaries of Anna ...more

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Maureen O'Hara, Rex Harrison, Gene Lockhart The Foxes of Harrow is a 1947 adventure film directed by John M. Stahl. The film stars Rex Harrison, Maureen O'Hara and Richard Haydn. The film was nominated an Academy Award for Best Art

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Angela Lansbury, Rex Harrison, Sandra Dee The Reluctant Debutante is a 1958 Metrocolor comedy film in CinemaScope directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Pandro S. Berman from a screenplay by Julius J. Epstein and William ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, Omar Sharif, Shirley MacLaine The Yellow Rolls-Royce is a 1964 dramatic composite film written by Terence Rattigan, produced by Anatole de Grunwald and directed by Anthony Asquith, the trio responsible for The V.I.P.s. ...more

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Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Sara Allgood Storm in a Teacup is a 1937 British romantic comedy film starring Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison in his first starring role, Cecil Parker and Sara Allgood. It is based on the German play Sturm im ...more

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Rex Harrison, Merle Oberon, Robert Douglas Over the Moon is a 1939 British Technicolor comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Merle Oberon, Rex Harrison, Ursula Jeans and Herbert Lomas.

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Vivien Leigh, Charles Laughton, Rex Harrison Sidewalks of London, also known as St. Martin's Lane, London After Dark, and Partners of the Night, is a 1938 British, black-and-white, comedy drama starring Charles Laughton as a busker or ...more

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The Four Poster Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer The Four Poster is a 1952 film directed by Irving Reis.

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Ursula Andress, Olivia de Havilland, Ian McShane The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the French legend of the Man in ...more

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Raquel Welch, Charlton Heston, Ernest Borgnine Crossed Swords is a 1977 action adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer, based on The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. It stars Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Ernest Borgnine, Raquel Welch ...more

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Rex Harrison, William Hartnell, Peggy Cummins Escape is a 1948 British-American thriller film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It follows a RAF Second World War veteran who goes to prison and then escapes and meets a woman who persuades ...more

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Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey King Richard and the Crusaders is a 1954 historical drama film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by David Butler and produced by Henry Blanke from a screenplay by John Twist based on Sir ...more

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Rex Harrison, Dharmendra, Aruna Irani Shalimar is a 1978 Bollywood film. The movie starred Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Shammi Kapoor, Prem Nath and Aruna Irani. English actor Sir Rex Harrison and American actors John Saxon and Sylvia ...more

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Rita Hayworth, Britt Ekland, Rex Harrison The Happy Thieves is a 1961 American crime/comedy-drama film starring Rex Harrison and Rita Hayworth and directed by George Marshall. The film is based on the novel The Oldest Confession by ...more

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Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, William Holden Ashanti is a 1979 action adventure film, produced by Georges-Alain Vuille, and directed by Richard Fleischer. Despite its impressive cast and setting, it was widely panned by critics upon ...more

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Rex Harrison, Louis Jourdan, Rachel Roberts A Flea in Her Ear is a 1968 film written by John Mortimer directed by Jacques Charon, based on the play by Georges Feydeau.

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Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Jean Kent The Rake's Progress is a 1945 British comedy-drama film. In the United States, the title was changed to Notorious Gentleman.

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Christian Bale, Omar Sharif, Olivia de Havilland Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna is a 1986 drama mystery film written by James Goldman and Peter Kurth and directed by Marvin J. Chomsky.

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Richard Burton, Rex Harrison Staircase is a 1969 film adaptation of a two-character play, also called Staircase, by Charles Dyer. The film, like the play, is about an aging gay couple who own a barber shop in the East End ...more

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Ten Days in Paris is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rex Harrison Movies
Ten Days in Paris Rex Harrison, Leo Genn, André Morell Ten Days in Paris is a 1940 British comedy mystery film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Rex Harrison, Kaaren Verne and C.V. France. A tourist in Paris turns out to be a doppelganger of a ...more

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Rex Harrison, Dean Jagger, Robert Morley I Live in Grosvenor Square is a British war film, directed and produced by Herbert Wilcox—a forerunner of his "London films" collaboration with his wife, actress Anna Neagle. The film ...more

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Rex Harrison, Rod Taylor, Edward Albert A Time to Die is a 1982 crime fiction drama film written by John Goff, Matt Cimber, Willy Russell and directed by Matt Cimber and Joe Tornatore.

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Rex Harrison, Googie Withers, Dorothy Vernon All at Sea is a 1935 British comedy film starring Googie Withers, Tyrell Davis and Rex Harrison. Its plot follows a young man who falls on love during a cruise, and takes up a false identity as ...more

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Men Are Not Gods Rex Harrison, Gertrude Lawrence, Miriam Hopkins Men Are Not Gods is a 1936 British film starring Miriam Hopkins and co-starring Gertrude Lawrence, Sebastian Shaw and Rex Harrison. It was a success in the UK when released largely due to the ...more

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Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Henry Fonda The Fabulous Fifties is a 1960 documentary film written by Charles Eames, Ray Eames, A.J. Russell and Max Wilk and directed by Charles Eames, Ray Eames and Norman Jewison.