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

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

A factual list, featuring films like The Weaker Sex and The Black Sheep of Whitehall.

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Thora Hird, Elizabeth Allan, Edward Rigby - Went the Day Well? is a 1942 British war film adapted from a story by Graham Greene and directed by Alberto Cavalcanti. It was produced by Michael Balcon of Ealing Studios and served as ...more

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Jane Asher, Jack Warner, Dean Jagger - The Quatermass Xperiment is a 1955 British science fiction horror film. Made by Hammer Film Productions, it is based on the 1953 BBC Television serial The Quatermass Experiment written by Nigel ...more

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Alan Bates, Leonard Rossiter, James Bolam - A Kind of Loving is a 1962 British drama film directed by John Schlesinger, based on the 1960 novel of the same name by Stan Barstow. It stars Alan Bates and June Ritchie as two lovers in 1960s ...more

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John Mills, Thora Hird, Felix Aylmer - The Black Sheep of Whitehall is a 1942 British black-and-white comedy war film, directed by Will Hay and Basil Dearden, and; starring Will Hay as Professor Will Davis, John Mills and Basil ...more

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Marlon Brando, Harry Andrews, Stephanie Beacham - The Nightcomers is a 1971 British horror film directed by Michael Winner and starring Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham, Thora Hird, Harry Andrews and Anna Palk. It is a prequel to Henry James' ...more

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Gene Tierney, Glynis Johns, Thora Hird - Personal Affair is a 1953 British drama film directed by Anthony Pelissier and starring Gene Tierney, Leo Genn, and Glynis Johns. It was made at Pinewood Studios by Two Cities Films.

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Laurence Olivier, Albert Finney, Alan Bates - The Entertainer is a 1960 drama film directed by Tony Richardson, based on the stage play of the same name by John Osborne. It starred Laurence Olivier as a failing third-rate music-hall stage ...more

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Dirk Bogarde, Dennis Price, Cecil Parker - For Better, for Worse is a 1954 British comedy film directed by J. Lee Thompson. It was based on Arthur Watkyn's play which had run for over 500 performances in the West End starring Leslie ...more

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Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Pryce, Linda Lusardi - Consuming Passions is a 1988 black comedy film which stars Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Pryce, and Sammi Davis and was directed by Giles Foster.

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James Fox, Thora Hird, Kay Walsh - The Magnet is a 1950 Ealing Studios comedy film, and gave James Fox his first starring role. The story revolves around a young Wallasey boy, Johnny Brent, whose deceptive obtaining of the ...more

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Thora Hird, Will Hay, Muriel George - Go to Blazes is a short 1942 British information film, produced by the Ministry of Information, directed by Walter Forde and starring Will Hay and Thora Hird.

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Flora Robson, Thora Hird, Phyllis Calvert - Two Thousand Women is a British comedy-drama war film about a camp of interned British women in Occupied France. Three RAF aircrewmen whose bomber had been shot down enter the camp and are ...more

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David McCallum, John Le Mesurier, Kenneth Cope - These Dangerous Years is a 1957 British comedy musical film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring George Baker, Frankie Vaughan, Carole Lesley, Thora Hird, Kenneth Cope, David Lodge and John ...more

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Jack Warner, Thora Hird, Kathleen Harrison - Home and Away is a 1956 British drama film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison. It depicts the life of an ordinary working-class man after he wins the ...more

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Women Without Men Thora Hird, Hermione Baddeley, Beverly Michaels - Women Without Men is a 1956 British crime drama film directed by Elmo Williams and Herbert Glazer and starring Beverly Michaels, Joan Rice and Hermione Baddeley. Three woman break out of prison ...more

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Lost for Words Pete Postlethwaite, Thora Hird, Anne Reid - Lost for Words is a British TV film premiered on ITV on 3 January 1999. It was adapted from his autobiographical book of the same title by Deric Longden and directed by Alan J.W. Bell and was a ...more

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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 Weaker Sex Cecil Parker, Thora Hird, Bill Owen - The Weaker Sex is a 1948 British drama film directed by Roy Ward Baker. It was one of the most popular movies at the British box office in 1948. The film's title is ironic, its subject being ...more

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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

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Harry H. Corbett, Thora Hird, Diane Cilento - Rattle of a Simple Man is a 1964 British comedy film directed by Muriel Box and starring Diane Cilento, Harry H. Corbett and Michael Medwin. After travelling down from Manchester to watch the FA ...more

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Fools Rush In Thora Hird, Sally Ann Howes, Peter Hammond - Fools Rush In is a 1949 British comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Sally Ann Howes, Guy Rolfe and Nigel Buchanan.

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Madness of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Thora Hird Movies
Madness of the Heart Thora Hird, Margaret Lockwood, Kathleen Byron - Madness of the Heart is a 1949 British drama film directed by Charles Bennett and starring Margaret Lockwood, Paul Dupuis and Kathleen Byron.

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Robert Donat, Thora Hird, Marjorie Rhodes - British actor Robert Donat's one-and-only film directorial effort was Cure for Love. Adapted from a popular stage play by Walter Greenwood, the film stars Donat as Jack, an army sergeant who ...more

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Maytime in Mayfair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Thora Hird Movies
Maytime in Mayfair Peter Graves, Michael Wilding, Thora Hird - Maytime in Mayfair is a 1949 British musical comedy film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Nicholas Phipps, and Tom Walls. It was the sequel to Spring in Park ...more

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The Love Match Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird, Edward Chapman - The Love Match is a 1955 British comedy film directed by David Paltenghi and starring Arthur Askey, Glenn Melvyn, Thora Hird and Shirley Eaton. Two football-mad railway engine drivers are ...more

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The Great Game is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Thora Hird Movies
The Great Game Diana Dors, Thora Hird, John Laurie - The Great Game is a 1953 British sports comedy-drama directed by Maurice Elvey and starring James Hayter, Thora Hird and Diana Dors. It was based on a play by Basil Thomas. Many of the scenes ...more

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Julie Walters, Alan Bennett, Thora Hird - Me - I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a 1978 television play by Alan Bennett, produced by London Weekend Television and directed by Stephen Frears. It tells the story of Trevor, a teacher of ...more

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A Clean Sweep Thora Hird, Eric Barker, Ian Whittaker - A Clean Sweep is a 1958 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Thora Hird, Eric Barker and Vera Day.

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Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird - Further Up the Creek is a 1958 British comedy film written and directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird, Desmond Llewelyn and Lionel ...more