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

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

List films include Carry On Cabby, Paper Orchid and many additional films as well.

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

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Carry On Cleo Jon Pertwee, Kenneth Williams, Sid James Carry On Cleo is a British film comedy which was released in 1964. It is the tenth in the series of Carry On films to be made, and the website ICONS.a portrait of England describes Carry On Cleo ...more

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Carry On Camping Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Sid James Carry On Camping is a 1969 comedy film and the seventeenth in the series of Carry On films to be made. It features series regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Terry ...more

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What a Carve Up! Donald Pleasence, Sid James, Shirley Eaton What a Carve Up! is a 1961 British comedy horror film directed by Pat Jackson. It was released in the United States in 1962 as No Place Like Homicide. The film was loosely based on the novel The ...more

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Carry On Doctor Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Frankie Howerd Carry On Doctor is the fifteenth in the series of Carry On films to be made. It is the second in the series to have a medical theme. Frankie Howerd makes the first of his two appearances in the ...more

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Carry On Cabby Sid James, Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Connor Carry On Cabby is the seventh in the series of Carry On films to be made. Released in 1963, it was the first to be written by Talbot Rothwell from a story by Dick Hills and Sid Green. Regulars ...more

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Carry On Constable Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Leslie Phillips Carry On Constable is the fourth film from the Carry On series, with 31 entries. It was released in February 1960. Of the regular team, it featured Kenneth Connor, Kenneth Williams, Charles ...more

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Carry On Dick Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Sid James Carry On Dick is the 26th in the series of Carry On films to be made. The story is based on the Dick Turpin legend and features Turpin as an antihero, attempting to evade capture by the ...more

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The Titfield Thunderbolt Sid James, Hugh Griffith, Stanley Holloway The Titfield Thunderbolt is a 1953 British comedy film about a group of villagers trying to keep their branch line operating after British Railways decided to close it. The film was written by ...more

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Carry On... Up the Khyber Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey Carry On Up the Khyber is the sixteenth in the series of Carry On films to be made, released in 1968. It stars Carry On regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Bernard ...more

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Carry On at Your Convenience Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey Carry on at Your Convenience, released in 1971, is the 22nd in the series of Carry On films to be made, and was the first box office failure of the series. This failure has been attributed to ...more

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The Lavender Hill Mob Audrey Hepburn, Alec Guinness, Robert Shaw The Lavender Hill Mob is a 1951 comedy film from Ealing Studios, written by T.E.B. Clarke, directed by Charles Crichton, starring Alec Guinness and Stanley Holloway and featuring Sid James and ...more

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Carry On Again Doctor Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Sid James Carry On Again Doctor is the eighteenth in the series of Carry On films to be made. It was released in 1969 and was the third to feature a medical theme. The film features series regulars Sid ...more

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Carry On Matron Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Sid James Carry On Matron is the twenty-third in the series of Carry On films to be made. It was released in 1972. It features series regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, ...more

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The Big Job Sid James, Joan Sims, Jim Dale The Big Job is a British comedy film which was released in 1965. It stars Sid James, Dick Emery, Joan Sims, Sylvia Syms, Jim Dale and Lance Percival. The Big Job shares its cast and production ...more

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Carry On Loving Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey Carry On Loving is the twentieth in the series of Carry On films to be made, and was released in 1970. It features series regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Hattie ...more

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Carry On Cruising Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Kenneth Connor Carry On Cruising is the sixth in the series of Carry On films to be made and was released in 1962. It was the first in the Carry On series to be filmed in colour and was based on an original ...more

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Don't Lose Your Head Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey Don't Lose Your Head is the thirteenth in the series of Carry On films to be made. It features regular team members Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims. French ...more

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Carry On Abroad Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Sid James Carry On Abroad is the twenty-fourth in the series of Carry On films to be made, released in 1972. The film features series regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims, Bernard Bresslaw, ...more

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Carry On Cowboy Jon Pertwee, Kenneth Williams, Sid James Carry On Cowboy is the eleventh in the series of Carry On films to be made. It was released in 1965 and was the first film to feature series regulars Peter Butterworth and Bernard Bresslaw. ...more

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Carry On Henry Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Sid James Carry On Henry is the 21st of the in the series of Carry On films to be made and was released in 1971. It tells a fictionalised story involving Sid James as Henry VIII, who chases after Barbara ...more

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Bless This House Sid James, June Whitfield, Carol Hawkins Bless This House is a 1972 British comedy film and a spin off from the television sitcom Bless This House.

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Carry On Up the Jungle Frankie Howerd, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey Carry On Up the Jungle is the nineteenth in the series of Carry On films to be made, released in 1970. The film marked Frankie Howerd's second and final appearance in the series. He stars ...more

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Carry On Regardless Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey Carry On Regardless was the fifth in the series of Carry On films to be made being released in 1961. By now a fairly regular team was established with Sid James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, ...more

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Double Bunk Sid James, Dennis Price, Liz Fraser Double Bunk is a 1961 British black-and-white comedy set on a houseboat, that stars Ian Carmichael and Sid James. The musical score was composed by Stanley Black and the title song, sung by Sid ...more

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Carry On Girls Barbara Windsor, Sid James, Joan Sims Carry On Girls is the 25th in the series of Carry On films to be made, released in Britain in 1973. The film is notable for being the first to feature neither Kenneth Williams nor Charles ...more

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Too Many Crooks Sid James, Bernard Bresslaw, Terry-Thomas Too Many Crooks is a 1959 British comedy film about a bunch of inept crooks who kidnap the wrong woman. It stars George Cole as the leader of the gang, Brenda De Banzie as the victim, and ...more

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The 39 Steps Sid James, Kenneth More, Joan Hickson The 39 Steps is a 1959 British thriller film produced by Betty Box, directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Kenneth More and Taina Elg. It is a remake of the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film, loosely ...more

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The Pure Hell of St Trinian's Sid James, Cecil Parker, Eric Barker The Pure Hell of St Trinian's was a 1960 British comedy film set in the fictional St Trinian's School. Directed by Frank Launder and written by him and Sidney Gilliat, it was the third in a ...more

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Last Holiday Alec Guinness, Sid James, Wilfrid Hyde-White Last Holiday is a 1950 British film featuring Alec Guinness in his sixth starring role. The low-key, dark comedy was written and co-produced by J. B. Priestley and directed by Henry Cass, ...more

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Make Mine a Million Sid James, Bernard Cribbins, Arthur Askey Make Mine a Million is a 1959 British comedy film starring Arthur Askey, Sid James, and Bernard Cribbins. It was directed by Lance Comfort. The film parodies the stuffiness of the 1950s BBC and ...more

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A Kid for Two Farthings Diana Dors, Sid James, Primo Carnera A Kid For Two Farthings is a 1955 film, directed by Carol Reed. The screenplay was adapted by Wolf Mankowitz from his own novel of the same name.

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Orders Are Orders Peter Sellers, Sid James, Tony Hancock Orders Are Orders is a 1954 British comedy film directed by David Paltenghi, and featuring Peter Sellers, Sid James, Tony Hancock, Raymond Huntley, Donald Pleasence and Eric Sykes. It was a ...more

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Quatermass 2 Sid James, Brian Donlevy, Bryan Forbes Quatermass II is a 1957 sci-fi-horror film written by Val Guest and Nigel Kneale and directed by Val Guest.

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The Iron Petticoat Katharine Hepburn, Bob Hope, Sid James The Iron Petticoat is a 1956 British Cold War comedy film starring Bob Hope and Katharine Hepburn and directed by Ralph Thomas. The screenplay by Ben Hecht became the focus of a contentious ...more

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What a Whopper Sid James, Spike Milligan, Charles Hawtrey What a Whopper is a 1961 British comedy film, written by Terry Nation, from a story by Jeremy Lloyd and Trevor Peacock. It treats the subject of the Loch Ness Monster in a tongue-in-cheek ...more

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The Tall Headlines Sid James, Dennis Price, Flora Robson The Tall Headlines is a 1952 British film directed by Terence Young and starring André Morell, Flora Robson, Peter Burton, Sid James and Dennis Price. In the USA the film was retitled The ...more

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Carry On Spaceman Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Leslie Phillips

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The Square Ring Joan Collins, Sid James, Jack Warner The Square Ring is a 1953 British film produced by Michael Relph, directed by Basil Dearden and made at Ealing Studios. It stars Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Bill Owen. The film, based on a ...more

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The Galloping Major Sid James, Charles Hawtrey, Hugh Griffith The Galloping Major is a 1951 British comedy sports film starring Basil Radford, Jimmy Hanley and Janette Scott. It also featured Sid James, Charles Hawtrey and Joyce Grenfell in supporting ...more

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Give Us This Day Sid James, Sam Wanamaker, Rosalie Crutchley Give Us This Day is a 1949 British film, directed by Edward Dmytryk. It was released in the United States as Christ in Concrete. Another alternate title was Salt and the Devil. The film was ...more

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The Small Back Room Sid James, Michael Gough, Jack Hawkins The Small Back Room is a film by the British producer-writer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger starring David Farrar and Kathleen Byron and featuring Jack Hawkins and Cyril ...more

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The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw Jayne Mansfield, Sid James, Kenneth More The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw is a 1958 British/American CinemaScope Western comedy film directed by Raoul Walsh, starring Kenneth More and Jayne Mansfield. Mansfield's singing voice is dubbed by ...more

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Time Gentlemen, Please! Sid James, Dora Bryan, Thora Hird Time Gentlemen, Please! is a 1952 British comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Eddie Byrne, Hermione Baddeley, Raymond Lovell and Sid James.

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The Assassin Sid James, Richard Todd, Eva Bartok Venetian Bird [aka The Assassin] is a 1952 British thriller film directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Richard Todd, Eva Bartok and John Gregson.

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Tommy the Toreador Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Bernard Cribbins Tommy the Toreador is a 1959 British musical comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Tommy Steele, Janet Munro, Sid James, Bernard Cribbins, Noell Purcell and Kenneth Williams. ...more

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The Silent Enemy Sid James, Laurence Harvey, Michael Craig The Silent Enemy is a 1958 action film directed by William Fairchild. It stars Laurence Harvey as Lionel "Buster" Crabb and describes his exploits during World War II. Based on ...more

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Escape by Night Sid James, Patrick Barr, Martin Benson Escape by Night is a 1953 British crime film directed and written by John Gilling.

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Paper Orchid Sid James, Hughie Green, Andrew Cruickshank Paper Orchid is a 1949 British crime film directed by Roy Ward Baker, with a script written by Val Guest. It featured Hugh Williams, Hy Hazell and Garry Marsh. It is perhaps most notable for an ...more

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Where the Bullets Fly Sid James, Wilfrid Brambell, Joe Don Baker Where the Bullets Fly is a 1966 British comedy spy film directed by John Gilling and starring Tom Adams as Charles Vine and John Arnatt repeating their roles from Licensed to Kill. It also stars ...more

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The Crowded Day Sid James, Rachel Roberts, Dora Bryan The Crowded Day is a 1954 British drama film directed by John Guillermin and starring John Gregson, Joan Rice and Sid James. The film follows a group of shopgirls working in Bunting and Hobbs, a ...more