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The Best Will Hay Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.1k votes 278 voters 17.8k views

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

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

List is made up of films like Windbag the Sailor and Convict 99.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Will Hay movies?" and "What are the greatest Will Hay roles of all time?"
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  • Oh, Mr Porter!1
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    Oh, Mr Porter!

    Moore Marriott, Will Hay

    Released1937

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Oh, Mr Porter! is a British comedy film starring Will Hay with Moore Marriott and Graham...  more
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  • Ask a Policeman2
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    Ask a Policeman

    Moore Marriott, Will Hay

    Released1939

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Ask a Policeman is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel which stars Will Hay,...  more
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  • Where's That Fire?3
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    Where's That Fire?

    Charles Hawtrey, Moore Marriott

    Released1940

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Where's That Fire? is a 1940 British comedy film, produced by Twentieth Century Fox, directed...  more
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  • Windbag the Sailor4
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    Windbag the Sailor

    Moore Marriott, Will Hay

    Directed byWilliam Beaudine

    Windbag the Sailor is a British comedy film directed by William Beaudine, starring Will Hay in...  more
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  • The Ghost of St. Michael's5
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    22

    The Ghost of St. Michael's

    Charles Hawtrey, John Laurie

    Released1941

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    The Ghost of St. Michael’s is a 1941 British comedy-thriller film, produced by Ealing Studios....  more
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  • Go to Blazes6
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    Go to Blazes

    Thora Hird, Will Hay

    Directed byWalter Forde

    Go to Blazes is a short 1942 British information film, produced by the Ministry of...  more
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  • Good Morning, Boys7
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    Good Morning, Boys

    Will Hay, Graham Moffatt

    Released1937

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Good Morning, Boys is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and featuring Will...  more
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  • Those Were the Days8
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    Those Were the Days

    John Mills, Will Hay

    Released1934

    Directed byThomas Bentley

    Those Were the Days is a 1934 British film primarily remembered as Will Hay's first major...  more
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  • Dandy Dick9
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    Dandy Dick

    Will Hay, Nancy Burne

    Released1935

    Directed byWilliam Beaudine

    Dandy Dick is a 1935 British comedy film starring Will Hay. It was based on the 1887 play...  more
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  • The Goose Steps Out10
    47
    13

    The Goose Steps Out

    Peter Ustinov, Charles Hawtrey

    Released1942

    Directed byBasil Dearden, Will Hay

    The Goose Steps Out is a British comedy film released in 1942. This film starred, and was...  more
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  • Hey! Hey! USA11
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    Hey! Hey! USA

    Edgar Kennedy, David Burns

    Released1938

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Hey! Hey! USA is a 1938 British comedy film starring comedian Will Hay, Edgar Kennedy and...  more
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  • Boys Will Be Boys12
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    16

    Boys Will Be Boys

    Will Hay, Jimmy Hanley

    Released1935

    Directed byWilliam Beaudine

    Boys Will Be Boys is a 1935 British comedy film directed by William Beaudine which stars Will...  more
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  • My Learned Friend13
    41
    11

    My Learned Friend

    Mervyn Johns, Charles Victor

    Released1943

    Directed byBasil Dearden, Will Hay

    My Learned Friend is a 1943 British, black-and-white, comedy, farce, directed by Basil Dearden...  more
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  • The Big Blockade14
    34
    9

    The Big Blockade

    John Mills, Michael Redgrave

    Released1940

    Directed byCharles Frend

    The Big Blockade is a 1942 British black-and-white war propaganda film in the style of...  more
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  • Convict 9915
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    Convict 99

    Googie Withers, Moore Marriott

    Released1938

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Convict 99 is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring British...  more
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  • The Black Sheep of Whitehall16
    27
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    The Black Sheep of Whitehall

    John Mills, Thora Hird

    Released1942

    Directed byBasil Dearden, Will Hay

    The Black Sheep of Whitehall is a 1942 British black-and-white comedy war film, directed by...  more
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  • Old Bones of the River17
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    Old Bones of the River

    Moore Marriott, Will Hay

    Released1938

    Directed byMarcel Varnel

    Old Bones of the River is a comedy film released in 1938 starring British actor Will Hay with...  more
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  • Radio Parade of 193518
    15
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    Radio Parade of 1935

    Helen Chandler, Will Hay

    Released1934

    Directed byArthur B. Woods

    Radio Parade of 1935, released in the USA as Radio Follies, is a British comedy film directed...  more
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  • Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt19
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    Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt

    Felix Aylmer, Arthur Askey

    Released1940

    Directed byWalter Forde

    Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt is a 1940 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde starring...  more
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