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The Best Stanley Holloway Movies  

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

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

A list made up of films like Noose and The Girl from Maxim's.

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

Stanley Holloway was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Billy Wilder, Otto Preminger and David Lean.

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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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Christopher Lee, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons
Hamlet is a 1948 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, adapted and directed by and starring Sir Laurence Olivier. Hamlet was Olivier's second film as director, and also ...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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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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Margaret Rutherford, Hermione Baddeley, Stanley Holloway
Passport to Pimlico is a 1949 British comedy film made by Ealing Studios and starring Stanley Holloway, Margaret Rutherford and Hermione Baddeley. It was directed by Henry Cornelius. The script ...more
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Laurence Olivier, John Mills, Celia Johnson
This Happy Breed is a 1944 British Technicolor drama film directed by David Lean. The screenplay by Lean, Anthony Havelock-Allan and Ronald Neame is based on the 1939 play of the same title by ...more
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Trevor Howard, Celia Johnson, Stanley Holloway
Brief Encounter is a 1945 British film directed by David Lean about British suburban life, centering on Laura, a married woman with children whose conventional life becomes increasingly ...more
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Jean Simmons, John Mills, Trevor Howard
The Way to the Stars is a 1945 British war drama film made by Two Cities Films. In the United States it was known as Johnny in the Clouds and distributed by United Artists.It was produced by ...more
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David Niven, William Hartnell, Trevor Howard
The Way Ahead is a British Second World War drama released in 1944. It stars David Niven and Stanley Holloway and follows a group of civilians who are conscripted into the British Army to fight ...more
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John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda
In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Stanley Holloway, Burgess ...more
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Oliver Reed, Peter Finch, Stanley Holloway
No Love for Johnnie is a 1961 British drama film directed by Ralph Thomas. It was based on the book of the same title by the Member of Parliament Wilfred Fienburgh and stars Peter Finch. The ...more
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The Vicar of Bray Stanley Holloway, Felix Aylmer, Hugh Miller
The Vicar of Bray is a 1937 British historical film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Stanley Holloway, Hugh Miller, Felix Aylmer and Margaret Vines. The film has recently been released
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Meet Me Tonight Valerie Hobson, Jessie Royce Landis, Stanley Holloway
Meet me Tonight is a 1952 omnibus British comedy film adapted from three one act plays by Noël Coward that are part of his Tonight at 8:30 play cycle. It was directed by Anthony Pelissier ...more
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Stanley Holloway, Gordon Jackson, Peggy Cummins
Meet Mr. Lucifer is a black and white British comedy satire film released in 1953 starring Stanley Holloway. It was filmed at Ealing Studios, London, and is one of the Ealing Comedies. The film ...more
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Hugh Grant, Hazel Court, Stanley Holloway
Champagne Charlie is a 1944 British musical film made by Ealing Studios. The original screenplay by Austin Melford, John Dighton, and Angus MacPhail is loosely based on the real life rivalry ...more
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Shirley Eaton, Donald Sinden, Stanley Holloway
A Day to Remember is a 1953 British comedy drama film directed by Ralph Thomas and starring an ensemble cast including Stanley Holloway, Donald Sinden and Bill Owen. The darts team of a London ...more
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Stanley Holloway, Miles Malleson, Nigel Patrick
The Perfect Woman is a comedy, 1949 British film directed by Bernard Knowles and written by George Black, Jr and J. B. Boothroyd, based upon a play by Wallace Geoffrey and Basil Mitchell. A ...more
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Margaret Rutherford, Hazel Court, Stanley Holloway
Meet Me at Dawn is a 1947 British romantic comedy film directed by Peter Creswell and Thornton Freeland and starring William Eythe, Stanley Holloway and Hazel Court. A very skilled pistol shot ...more
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On the Fiddle Sean Connery, Alan King, John Le Mesurier
On the Fiddle is a 1961 British comedy film directed by Cyril Frankel and starring Sean Connery, Alfred Lynch, Cecil Parker, Stanley Holloway, Eric Barker, Mike Sarne, Wilfrid Hyde-White, ...more
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Christopher Lee, Shirley Eaton, Dennis Price
Ten Little Indians is the second film version of Agatha Christie's detective novel of the same name. Although its background story is the same as the 1945 adaptation with ten people invited to a ...more
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Cedric Hardwicke, Bernard Miles, Stanley Holloway
Nicholas Nickleby is a 1947 British drama film directed by Alberto Cavalcanti and starring Cedric Hardwicke. The screenplay by John Dighton is based on the Charles Dickens novel The Life and ...more
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Frankie Howerd, Joan Hickson, Lionel Jeffries
Jumping for Joy is a 1956 British comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, Joan Hickson and Lionel Jeffries.
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Carole Landis, Stanley Holloway, John Slater
Noose, released in the United States as The Silk Noose, is a British crime film, directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Carole Landis, Joseph Calleia, and Derek Farr.
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Diana Dors, Frankie Howerd, Stephen Boyd
An Alligator Named Daisy is a 1955 British comedy film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson Justice, Diana Dors, Roland Culver and Stanley
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Stanley Holloway, Kathleen Harrison, Dandy Nichols
The Happy Family is a 1952 British comedy film directed by Muriel Box and starring Stanley Holloway, Kathleen Harrison and Naunton Wayne. The plot of the film centres on resistance by a family ...more