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The Best Terry-Thomas Movies

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

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

Examples of films on this list include The Green Man and I'm All Right Jack.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Terry-Thomas movies?" and "What are the greatest Terry-Thomas roles of all time?"
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    Lucky Jim

    Hugh Griffith, Terry-Thomas

    Released1957

    Directed byJohn Boulting

    Lucky Jim is a 1957 British comedy film directed by John Boulting and starring Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas and Hugh Griffith. It is an adaptation of the 1954 novel Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis....  more
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    Dr. Phibes Rises Again

    Vincent Price, Peter Cushing

    Released1972

    Directed byRobert Fuest

    Dr. Phibes Rises Again! is a sequel to The Abominable Dr. Phibes. It was directed by Robert Fuest, and stars Vincent Price as Dr. Anton Phibes....  more
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    Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon

    Burl Ives, Troy Donahue

    Released1967

    Directed byDon Sharp

    Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon is a 1967 British science fiction comedy film directed by Don Sharp and starring Burl Ives, Troy Donahue, Gert Fröbe and Terry-Thomas. It was released in the US as...  more
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    Bachelor Flat

    Tuesday Weld, Celeste Holm

    Released1962

    Directed byFrank Tashlin

    Bachelor Flat is a 1962 American comedy film starring Terry-Thomas, Tuesday Weld, Richard Beymer and Celeste Holm. Filmed in CinemaScope in Malibu, the film is a revised version of director Frank...  more
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    The Brass Monkey

    Carole Landis, Herbert Lom

    Released1948

    Directed byThornton Freeland

    Brass Monkey or The Brass Monkey is a British comedy thriller with musical asides, directed by Thornton Freeland. It stars Carroll Levis, a radio variety show host and talent scout and American...  more
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    A Date with a Dream

    Norman Wisdom, Terry-Thomas

    Released1948

    Directed byDicky Leeman

    A Date with a Dream is a 1948 British musical comedy film directed by Dicky Leeman and starring Terry-Thomas, Jeannie Carson and Wally Patch. Its plot concerns a wartime group of musical entertainers...  more
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    Make Mine Mink

    Hattie Jacques, Billie Whitelaw

    Released1960

    Directed byRobert Asher

    Make Mine Mink is a 1960 British comedy farce film directed by Robert Asher and featuring Terry-Thomas, Athene Seyler, Hattie Jacques, Billie Whitelaw, Elspeth Duxbury, Jack Hedley and Raymond...  more
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    Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

    Jerry Lewis, Patricia Routledge

    Released1968

    Directed byJerry Paris

    Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River is a British-made comedy film produced by Walter Shenson starring Jerry Lewis and was released on 12 July 1968 by Columbia Pictures. It was based on Max Wilk's...  more
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    Arthur? Arthur!

    Shelley Winters, Donald Pleasence

    Released1969

    Directed bySamuel Gallu

    Arthur? Arthur! is a 1969 British comedy film directed by Samuel Gallu and starring Shelley Winters, Donald Pleasence and Terry-Thomas. The plot follows a dull and unsuccessful inventor who begins to...  more
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    Released1968

    Directed byHy Averback

    Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? is a 1968 American comedy film with Doris Day, directed by Hy Averback. Although it is set in New York City during the infamous Northeast Blackout of 1965, in...  more
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    The Cherry Picker

    Lulu, Spike Milligan

    Released1974

    Directed byPeter Curran

    The Cherry Picker is 1974 British drama film directed by Peter Curran and starring Lulu, Bob Sherman, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Spike Milligan, Patrick Cargill, Jack Hulbert, Fiona Curzon, Terry-Thomas and...  more
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    Strange Bedfellows

    Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida

    Released1965

    Directed byMelvin Frank

    Strange Bedfellows is an American comedy film directed by Melvin Frank, starring Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Gig Young, and Terry-Thomas, and released by Universal Studios....  more
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    Arabella

    Virna Lisi, Giancarlo Giannini

    Released1967

    Directed byMauro Bolognini

    Arabella is an Italian film comedy in the English language, starring Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas and James Fox. It was directed by Mauro Bolognini. The film is a comic farce set in Italy in the 1960s,...  more
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    Kill or Cure

    Eric Sykes, Terry-Thomas

    Released1962

    Directed byGeorge Pollock

    Kill or Cure is a 1962 British comedy film, in which an inept police officer is called to investigate the strange goings-on at a health club. It was filmed mainly at Aldenham House in Elstree,...  more
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    Operation Snatch

    George Sanders, Ronnie Corbett

    Released1962

    Directed byRobert Day

    Operation Snatch is a British comedy film starring Terry-Thomas and George Sanders and directed by Robert Day. The story takes place in Gibraltar, and is based on a local legend: if the resident...  more
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    The Thirteen Chairs

    Orson Welles, Sharon Tate

    Released1969

    Directed byNicolas Gessner, Luciano Lucignani

    The Thirteen Chairs is a 1969 comedy film based on The Twelve Chairs, a 1928 satirical novel by the Soviet authors Ilf and Petrov. It was directed by Nicolas Gessner and Luciano Lucignani, and...  more
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    A Matter of WHO

    Honor Blackman, Richard Briers

    Released1962

    Directed byDon Chaffey

    A Matter of WHO is a 1961 British thriller film directed by Don Chaffey and starring Terry-Thomas as a World Health Organisation employee trying to trail the source of a deadly virus. It also...  more
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    The Wild Affair

    Nancy Kwan, Betty Marsden

    Released1963

    Directed byJohn Krish

    The Wild Affair is a 1963 British comedy film written and directed by John Krish and starring Nancy Kwan, Terry-Thomas, Jimmy Logan, Gladys Morgan, and Betty Marsden....  more
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    It's Your Move

    Edward G. Robinson, Adolfo Celi

    Released1968

    Directed byRoberto Fizz

    It's Your Move is a 1968 Italian comedy film directed by Robert Fiz and starring Edward G. Robinson and Terry-Thomas....  more
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    Things to Come

    George Sanders, Raymond Massey

    Released1936

    Directed byWilliam Cameron Menzies

    Things to Come is a British science fiction film produced by Alexander Korda and directed by William Cameron Menzies. The film stars Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Pearl Argyle...  more
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    2000 Years Later

    Casey Kasem, Pat Harrington

    Released1969

    Directed byBert Tenzer

    2000 Years Later is 1969 comedy/fantasy film written and directed by Bert Tenzer....
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    Carlton-Browne of the F.O.

    Peter Sellers, Luciana Paluzzi

    Released1959

    Directed byJeffrey Dell, John Boulting, Roy Boulting

    Carlton-Browne of the F.O. is a 1959 British comedy film made by the Boulting Brothers. It centres on an inept Foreign Office diplomat who is sent to re-establish good relations with the mineral-rich...  more
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    Danger: Diabolik

    Michel Piccoli, Marisa Mell

    Released1968

    Directed byMario Bava

    Danger: Diabolik is a 1968 Italian-French action film directed by Mario Bava based on the Italian comic character Diabolik. The film is about a criminal named Diabolik who plans large scale heists...  more