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The Best Trevor Howard Movies 

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

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

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Trevor Howard, Celia Johnson, Stanley Holloway

Released: 1945

Directed by: David Lean

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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Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Joseph Cotten

Released: 1949

Directed by: Carol Reed

The Third Man is a 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol Reed and starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard. It is considered one of the greatest films of all ...more

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Golden Salamander Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimée, Herbert Lom

Released: 1950

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Golden Salamander is a 1950 adventure film directed by Ronald Neame and starring Trevor Howard as an archaeologist in North Africa who runs afoul of a crime sydicate. It won an award at the 1950 ...more
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Denholm Elliott, Trevor Howard, Peter Finch

Released: 1953

Directed by: George More O'Ferrall

The Heart of the Matter is a 1953 British film based on the book of the same name by Graham Greene. It was directed by George More O'Ferrall for London Films. It was entered into the 1953 Cannes ...more
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Frank Sinatra, James Brolin, Trevor Howard

Released: 1965

Directed by: Mark Robson

Von Ryan's Express is a 1965 WWII adventure film about a group of Allied prisoners who after Italy's armistice with the Allies in September 1943, conduct a daring mass escape by hijacking a ...more

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Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley

Released: 1946

Directed by: Frank Launder

I See a Dark Stranger – released as The Adventuress in the United States – is a British 1946 World War II spy film with touches of light comedy, by the team of Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat, ...more
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Trevor Howard, Alastair Sim, Leo Genn

Released: 1946

Directed by: Sidney Gilliat

Green for Danger is a 1946 British thriller film, based on the popular 1944 detective novel of the same name by Christianna Brand. The film was directed by Sidney Gilliat and stars Alastair Sim, ...more
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Trevor Howard, James Remar, Billy Drago

Released: 1980

Directed by: Kieth Merrill

Windwalker is a 1981 western adventure film, based on a novel by Blaine M. Yorgason, starring Trevor Howard and Nick Ramus. It was shot in various outdoor locations in Utah. To maintain ...more

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John Mills, Trevor Howard, Juliet Mills

Released: 1947

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

So Well Remembered is a 1947 British film starring John Mills, Martha Scott, and Trevor Howard. The film was based on the James Hilton novel of the same name and tells the story of a reformer ...more
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Manuela Donald Pleasence, Trevor Howard, Elsa Martinelli

Released: 1957

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Manuela, released as Stowaway Girl in the United States, is a 1957 British drama film directed by Guy Hamilton. It was entered into the 7th Berlin International Film Festival.
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Marlon Brando, Richard Harris, Trevor Howard

Released: 1962

Directed by: Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed

Mutiny on the Bounty is a 1962 historical drama film starring Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard based on the novel Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. The film retells ...more
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Trevor Howard, Maurice Denham, Mary Merrall

Released: 1947

Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti

They Made Me a Fugitive is a 1947 British film noir set in postwar England. Based on the Jackson Budd novel A Convict has Escaped, the black-and-white film was directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, ...more
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Peter Ustinov, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee

Released: 1950

Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

Odette is a 1950 film British war film based on the true story of Special Operations Executive French-born agent Odette Sansom, who was captured by the Germans in 1943, condemned to death and ...more
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Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard, Barry Jones

Released: 1951

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

The Clouded Yellow is a 1951 British mystery film directed by Ralph Thomas and produced by Betty E. Box for Carillon Films.
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Donald Pleasence, Dean Stockwell, Trevor Howard

Released: 1960

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

Sons and Lovers is a 1960 CinemaScope British film adaptation of the D. H. Lawrence 1913 novel of the same name. It was adapted by T. E. B. Clarke and Gavin Lambert, directed by Jack Cardiff. ...more
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Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard

Released: 1964

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Father Goose is a 1964 romantic comedy film set in WWII, starring Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor Howard. The title derives from "Mother Goose", the codename assigned to Grant's ...more
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen

Released: 1982

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United ...more

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Robert Mitchum, John Mills, Trevor Howard

Released: 1970

Directed by: David Lean

Ryan's Daughter is a 1970 epic romantic drama film directed by David Lean. The film, set in 1916, tells the story of a married Irish woman who has an affair with a British officer during WWI, ...more

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Trevor Howard, Mick Ford, Gerard Mannix Flynn

Released: 1981

Directed by: Alain Tanner

Light Years Away is a 1981 film directed by Alain Tanner. It tells the story of a young man who meets an old man who says he was taught by birds how to fly and is building a flying machine. It ...more
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Trevor Howard, Wendy Hiller, Ralph Richardson

Released: 1952

Directed by: Carol Reed

Outcast of the Islands is a 1951 film directed by Carol Reed based on Joseph Conrad's novel An Outcast of the Islands. The film features Robert Morley, Trevor Howard, Ralph Richardson, and Wendy ...more
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Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer

Released: 1969

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Battle of Britain is a1969 action film directed by Guy Hamilton.

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Trevor Howard, Liz Smith, Vivian Stanshall

Released: 1980

Directed by: Steve Roberts

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End is a 1980 British film based on the eponymous character created by Vivian Stanshall. It starred Trevor Howard as Sir Henry and Stanshall himself as Henry's brother ...more
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Jean Simmons, John Mills, Trevor Howard

Released: 1945

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

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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Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1978

Directed by: Richard Donner

Superman is a 1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner. It is based on the DC Comics character of the same name and stars Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, ...more

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José Ferrer, Trevor Howard

Released: 1955

Directed by: José Ferrer

The Cockleshell Heroes is a 1955 British war film with Trevor Howard, Anthony Newley, David Lodge and José Ferrer, who also directed. Set during the Second World War, it is a ...more