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The Best Stanley Baker Movies

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including A Lizard in a Woman's Skin and Perfect Friday.

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  • 1

    Accident

    Dirk Bogarde, Michael York
    54
    6

    Released1967

    Directed byJoseph Losey

    Accident is Harold Pinter's 1967 British dramatic film adaptation of the 1965 novel by Nicholas Mosley. Directed by Joseph Losey, it is the second of three collaborations between Pinter and Losey,...  more
  • 2

    Robbery

    Stanley Baker, Barry Foster
    61
    11

    Released1967

    Directed byPeter Yates

    Robbery is a 1967 British crime film directed by Peter Yates and starring Stanley Baker. The story is a heavily fictionalised version of the 1963 Great Train Robbery. The film was produced by Stanley...  more
  • 3

    Richard III

    Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud
    47
    3

    Released1955

    Directed byLaurence Olivier

    Richard III is a 1955 British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare's historical play of the same name, also incorporating elements from his Henry VI, Part 3. It was directed and...  more
  • 4

    Zulu

    Michael Caine, Stanley Baker
    47
    4

    Released1964

    Directed byCy Endfield

    Zulu is a 1964 epic film depicting the Battle of Rorke's Drift between the British Army and the Zulus in January 1879. It depicts 150 British soldiers who successfully held off a force of 4,000 Zulu...  more

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  • 5

    Alexander the Great

    Richard Burton, Peter Cushing
    50
    10

    Released1956

    Directed byRobert Rossen

    Alexander the Great is a 1956 American sword-and-sandal epic film about the life of Macedonian general and king Alexander the Great, written, directed and produced by Robert Rossen with Gordon S....  more
  • 6

    The Criminal

    Stanley Baker, Kenneth Cope
    42
    8

    Released1960

    Directed byJoseph Losey

    The Criminal is a 1960 British drama film produced by Nat Cohen and directed by Joseph Losey, starring Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker and Jill Bennett. Baker plays an ex-con who takes part in the...  more
  • 7

    The Good Die Young

    Joan Collins, Stanley Baker
    44
    12

    Released1954

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    The Good Die Young is a crime thriller film made in the United Kingdom by Remus Films, featuring a number of American characters. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert. The screenplay was based on the...  more
  • 8

    Helen of Troy

    Brigitte Bardot, Stanley Baker
    45
    18

    Released1956

    Directed byRobert Wise

    Helen of Troy is a 1956 Warner Bros. epic film, based on Homer's Illiad and Odyssey. It was directed by Robert Wise, from a screenplay by Hugh Gray and John Twist, adapted by Hugh Gray and N. Richard...  more

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  • 9

    Perfect Friday

    Ursula Andress, David Warner
    35
    10

    Released1970

    Directed byPeter Hall

    Perfect Friday is a British bank-heist film released in 1970, directed by Peter Hall. It stars Ursula Andress as Lady Britt Dorset, Stanley Baker as Mr Graham, David Warner as Lord Nicholas Dorset...  more
  • 10

    Hell Drivers

    Sean Connery, David McCallum
    25
    4

    Released1957

    Directed byCy Endfield

    Hell Drivers is a British film directed by Cy Endfield and starring Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan and Sean Connery. The film was produced by the Rank Organisation and...  more
  • 11

    The Guns of Navarone

    Gregory Peck, David Niven
    27
    8

    Released1961

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson, Alexander Mackendrick

    The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action/adventure film directed by J. Lee Thompson. The screenplay by producer Carl Foreman was based on Alistair MacLean's 1957 novel The Guns of...  more

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  • 12

    Knights of the Round Table

    Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor
    28
    10

    Released1953

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    Knights of the Round Table is a 1953 British historical film made by MGM. Directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman, it was the first film in Cinemascope made by that studio. The...  more

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  • 13

    Hell Is a City

    Donald Pleasence, Stanley Baker
    19
    4

    Released1960

    Directed byVal Guest

    Hell Is a City is a 1960 film based on the novel by Maurice Procter. It was made by British studio Hammer Film Productions filmed in Manchester it was also written and directed by Val Guest. It was...  more
  • 14

    Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

    Christopher Lee, Stanley Baker
    37
    25

    Released1951

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. is a 1951 naval adventure film. It was directed by Raoul Walsh and stars Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty and Terence Morgan. It was based upon three of C....  more

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  • 15

    A Hill in Korea

    Michael Caine, Robert Shaw
    21
    7

    Released1956

    Directed byJulian Charles Becket Amyes

    Hell In Korea is a 1956 drama war film directed by Julian Amyes and written by Max Catto, Ian Dalrymple, Ronald Spencer and Anthony Squire....  more
  • 16

    Yesterday's Enemy

    Stanley Baker, Gordon Jackson
    18
    4

    Released1959

    Directed byVal Guest

    Yesterday's Enemy is a 1959 Hammer Films British war film directed by Val Guest and starring Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern and Gordon Jackson set in the Burma Campaign during World War II. It...  more
  • 17

    Eva

    Virna Lisi, Jeanne Moreau
    23
    11

    Released1962

    Directed byJoseph Losey

    Eva, released in the United Kingdom as Eve, is a 1962 Italian-French drama film directed by Joseph Losey and starring Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker and Virna Lisi. Its screenplay is adapted from James...  more
  • 18

    Violent Playground

    Peter Cushing, David McCallum
    15
    4

    Released1958

    Directed byBasil Dearden

    Violent Playground is a 1958 British film directed by Basil Dearden starring Stanley Baker, Peter Cushing and David McCallum. The film, which deals with the genre of juvenile delinquent, has an...  more
  • 19

    The Cruel Sea

    Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker
    21
    11

    Released1953

    Directed byCharles Frend

    The Cruel Sea is a 1953 British war film starring Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker, Liam Redmond, Virginia McKenna and Moira Lister. The film, which was made by Ealing...  more
  • 20

    A Prize of Arms

    Stanley Baker, Tom Bell
    13
    3

    Released1962

    Directed byCliff Owen

    A Prize of Arms is a 1962 British crime film directed by Cliff Owen and starring Stanley Baker, Helmut Schmid, Patrick Magee and Tom Bell with early appearances by several actors including Fulton...  more
  • 21

    Campbell's Kingdom

    Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker
    23
    17

    Released1957

    Directed byRalph Thomas

    Campbell's Kingdom is a 1957 British adventure film directed by Ralph Thomas, based on the 1952 novel of the same name by Hammond Innes. The film stars Dirk Bogarde and Stanley Baker, with Michael...  more
  • 22

    Blind Date

    Stanley Baker, Hardy Krüger
    11
    4

    Released1959

    Directed byJoseph Losey

    Blind Date is a 1959 murder mystery film. A police inspector investigates a woman's death, with her lover being the prime suspect. Ben Barzman and Millard Lampell were nominated for the BAFTA Award...  more
  • 23

    A Fear of Strangers

    Stanley Baker, Earl Cameron
    9
    2

    Released1964

    Directed byHerbert Wise

    A Fear of Strangers is a 1964 British TV drama starring Stanley Baker as a racist police inspector. Although written in 1958 it was banned for six years....  more
  • 24

    Checkpoint

    Stanley Baker, James Robertson Justice
    10
    7

    Released1956

    Directed byRalph Thomas

    Checkpoint is a 1956 British crime drama film directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Anthony Steel, Odile Versois, Stanley Baker, and James Robertson Justice....  more
  • 25

    Sodom and Gomorrah

    Stanley Baker, Stewart Granger
    15
    14

    Released1962

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

    Sodom and Gomorrah — known in the USA as The Last Days of Sodom and Gomorrah — is a 1962 epic film which is loosely based on the Biblical tale of Sodom and Gomorrah. The film was a...  more