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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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Dennis Price, Alastair Sim, John Le Mesurier
School for Scoundrels is a 1960 British comedy film, directed by Robert Hamer, starring Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas, and inspired by the "Gamesmanship" series of books by Stephen ...more
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Dudley Moore, Tony Curtis, Peter Cook
Monte Carlo or Bust! is a 1969 comedy film. The story is based on the Monte Carlo Rally – first raced in 1911 – and the film recalls this general era, set in the 1920s. It is a ...more
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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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Richard Attenborough, William Hartnell, Dennis Price
Private's Progress is a 1956 British comedy film based on the novel by Alan Hackney. It was directed and produced by John and Roy Boulting, from a script by John Boulting and Frank Harvey.
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Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Claire Trevor
How to Murder Your Wife is a 1965 American comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Virna Lisi. It was directed by Richard Quine, who also directed Lemmon in My Sister Eileen, It Happened to Jane, ...more
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Benny Hill, Red Skelton, Sarah Miles
Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines; Or, How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 Hours 11 Minutes is a 1965 British comedy film starring Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, Robert Morley, ...more
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Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price
I'm All Right Jack is a 1959 British comedy film directed and produced by John and Roy Boulting from a script by Frank Harvey, John Boulting and Alan Hackney based on the novel Private Life by ...more
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Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a 1963 American epic comedy film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and starring Spencer Tracy with an all-star cast, about the madcap pursuit of $350,000 ...more
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Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Dora Bryan
The Green Man is a 1956 British black comedy film based on the play Meet a Body by Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat, who produced and adapted the big-screen version.
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Peter Sellers, Shirley Eaton, Joan Sims
The Naked Truth is a 1957 British film comedy starring Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers and Dennis Price. Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton and Joan Sims also appear. It was produced and directed by Mario ...more
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Alastair Sim, Terry Scott, Lionel Jeffries
Blue Murder at St Trinian's is 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 second of the series of ...more
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Hattie Jacques, Billie Whitelaw, Terry-Thomas
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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Tony Randall, Senta Berger, Herbert Lom
Our Man in Marrakesh is a 1966 British comedy spy film directed by Don Sharp and starring Tony Randall, Herbert Lom and Senta Berger.
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Dudley Moore, Kenneth Williams, Denholm Elliott
The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1978 British comedy film spoofing The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It starred Peter Cook as Sherlock Holmes and Dudley Moore as Dr. ...more
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Peter Sellers, Stan Freberg, Alan Young
Tom Thumb is a 1958 fantasy-musical film directed by George Pal and released by MGM. The film, based on the fairy tale of the same name, is about a tiny man who manages to outwit two thieves ...more
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Peter Sellers, Luciana Paluzzi, John Le Mesurier
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 ...more
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Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov, Graham Chapman
Robin Hood is a 1973 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions which was first released in the United States on November 8, 1973. The 21st animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more
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Frankie Howerd, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Cribbins
The Mouse on the Moon is a 1963 British comedy film, an adaptation of the novel The Mouse on the Moon by Irish author Leonard Wibberley. It was directed by Richard Lester and served as the ...more
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Vincent Price, Caroline Munro, Joanna Lumley
The Abominable Dr. Phibes is a 1971 British horror film starring Vincent Price and American actor Joseph Cotten. Its art deco sets, dark humour and performance by Price have made the film and ...more
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Barbara Eden, Yvette Mimieux, Buddy Hackett
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm is a 1962 American film directed by Henry Levin and George Pal. The latter was the producer and also in charge of the stop motion animation. The film ...more
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Louis de Funès, Bourvil, Terry-Thomas
La Grande Vadrouille is a 1966 French comedy film about two ordinary Frenchmen helping the crew of a Royal Air Force bomber shot down over Paris make their way through German-occupied France to ...more
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Ann-Margret, James Earl Jones, Peter Ustinov
The Last Remake of Beau Geste is a 1977 American historical comedy film. It starred and was also directed and co-written by Marty Feldman. It is a satire loosely based on the novel Beau Geste, a ...more
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Mike Connors, Marilù Tolo, Terry-Thomas
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die is a James Bond spoof film released in 1966 as an Italian-American co-production between Dino De Laurentiis' Cinematografica and Columbia Pictures. Directed by ...more
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Tom Baker, Denholm Elliott, Anna Massey
The Vault of Horror is a British anthology horror film made in 1973 by Amicus Productions. Like the 1972 Amicus film Tales from the Crypt, it is based on stories from the EC Comics series ...more
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Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Joseph Cotten
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.