Christopher Lee Guinness Records Book 274 acting roles

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1. Kaleidoscope (1946– )

60 min

Fortnightly magazine program.

Stars: MacDonald Hobley, Ronnie Waldman, Leslie Welch, Lind Joyce

Votes: 21

2. Corridor of Mirrors (1948)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery

A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begins to suspect that he may have also loved her in a previous life.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen, Hugh Sinclair

Votes: 377

3. One Night with You (1948)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

Two strangers meet when they miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of It Happened One Night (1934).

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Nino Martini, Patricia Roc, Bonar Colleano, Hugh Wakefield

Votes: 65

4. Hamlet (1948)

Not Rated | 154 min | Drama

Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former King.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 14,487

5. A Song for Tomorrow (1948)

62 min | Drama, Romance

Derek Wardell is struck with amnesia, and the last thing he remembers is the beautiful voice of the opera singer Helen Maxwell. When he regains consciousness, Wardell thinks that he's in love with her.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Evelyn McCabe, Ralph Michael, Shaun Noble, James Hayter

Votes: 53

6. Penny and the Pownall Case (1948)

47 min | Drama, Mystery

A glamour model helps Scotland Yard to catch a criminal gang.

Director: Slim Hand | Stars: Ralph Michael, Peggy Evans, Christopher Lee, Diana Dors

Votes: 102

7. My Brother's Keeper (1948)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Roome | Stars: Jack Warner, Jane Hylton, George Cole, Bill Owen

Votes: 216

8. Saraband (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

Young Sophia Dorothea (Joan Greenwood) marries Prince George Louis (Peter Bull), but it's far from a love match. Then she falls for Swedish Count Philip Christoph von Königsmark (Stewart Granger).

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Stewart Granger, Joan Greenwood, Flora Robson, Françoise Rosay

Votes: 373

9. Scott of the Antarctic (1948)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

The story of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott's 1912 expedition and his quest to be the first to reach the South Pole.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: John Mills, Derek Bond, Diana Churchill, Harold Warrender

Votes: 1,532

10. The Gay Lady (1949)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Jean Kent, James Donald, Hugh Sinclair, Lana Morris

Votes: 101

11. They Were Not Divided (1950)

102 min | Drama, War

This movie begins in a World War II training depot of a British Guards armored regiment where recruits from many walks of life learn to survive the strict discipline and training together ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton, Helen Cherry, Stella Andrew

Votes: 222

12. Prelude to Fame (1950)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

While vacationing in Italy, Nick Morell, son of John Morell, a famous English philosopher and amateur musician and his wife Catherine, becomes friendly with young Guido, and Morell ... See full summary »

Director: Fergus McDonell | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Kathleen Byron, Kathleen Ryan, Jeremy Spenser

Votes: 82

13. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

During the Napoleonic wars, a British Navy Captain has adventures in Central American waters.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall

Votes: 5,834

14. Valley of the Eagles (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama

A Norwegian scientist builds a device that can convert sound waves into electrical energy. However, the machine is stolen by the scientist's wife and assistant, who head across the frozen ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Jack Warner, Nadia Gray, John McCallum, Anthony Dawson

Votes: 189

16. The Crimson Pirate (1952)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy

During the 1700s, pirate Captain Vallo seizes a British warship and gets involved in various money-making schemes involving Caribbean rebels led by El Libre, British envoy Baron Jose Gruda, and a beautiful courtesan named Consuelo.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok, Torin Thatcher

Votes: 5,445

17. Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (1952)

93 min | Comedy

Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer, leaves on holiday with a set of plans for a new secret weapon, which he has mistaken for his new plumbing invention. Everyone is hunting ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: George Cole, Oskar Homolka, Nadia Gray, Frederick Valk

Votes: 94

18. Bombay Waterfront (1952)

71 min | Mystery

The Temples investigate a series of gruesome murders attributed to a mysterious figure known as "The Marquis".

Director: Maclean Rogers | Stars: John Bentley, Patricia Dainton, Grey Blake, Peter Gawthorne

Votes: 96

19. Babes in Bagdad (1952)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Gypsy Rose Lee, Richard Ney, John Boles

Votes: 73

20. Moulin Rouge (1952)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Director: John Huston | Stars: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Suzanne Flon, Claude Nollier

Votes: 4,729 | Gross: $11.81M

21. Innocents in Paris (1953)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950s weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Alastair Sim, Ronald Shiner, Claire Bloom, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 355

23. Destination Milan (1954)

78 min | Drama

Compilation of three episodes of Rheingold Theatre (1953): "Lowland Fling", "The Guilty Person", and "Destination Milan".

Directors: Leslie Arliss, John Gilling, Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Lorraine Clewes, Yusef Crandall, Cyril Cusack, Tommy Duggan

Votes: 15

24. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1954–1956)

30 min | Crime, Drama

Colonel March of The Department of Queer Complaints investigates unusual cases, locked-room murders, and mysteries concerning the supernatural.

Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Eric Pohlmann, Doris Nolan

Votes: 160

25. Moby Dick Rehearsed (1955 TV Movie)

Adventure, Drama

A play-within-a-play of Moby Dick by Orson Welles.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Christopher Lee, Patrick McGoohan, Wensley Pithey

Votes: 49

26. Cross-Roads (1955)

22 min | Short, Crime, Drama

A young man returns from the grave to avenge himself on an impresario who caused the death of his sister.

Director: John Fitchen | Stars: Christopher Lee, Ferdy Mayne, Mercy Haystead, Janet Richards

Votes: 88

27. That Lady (1955)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In 1570, widowed Princess Ana de Mendoza becomes the love object of a deadly rivalry between her cousin Don Inigo, King Philip II of Spain and his secretary of state Antonio Perez.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland, Paul Scofield, Françoise Rosay

Votes: 120

28. The Warriors (1955)

Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, History

During the fourteenth century when the Hundred Years War between France and England ends with the English occupation of French Aquitainia, rebel French Knights vow to oust Edward, Prince of Wales, ruler of Aquitaine.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Errol Flynn, Joanne Dru, Peter Finch, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 461

29. Police Dog (1955)

70 min | Crime, Drama

When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than ... See full summary »

Director: Derek N. Twist | Stars: Joan Rice, Tim Turner, Sandra Dorne, Charles Victor

Votes: 88

30. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

This British production featured lesser-known actors in filmed plays showing people caught in "the vise" of fate created by their own deeds.

Stars: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell, Robert Arden

Votes: 33

32. The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Action, War, Drama

During World War II, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: José Ferrer, Trevor Howard, Dora Bryan, Christopher Lee

Votes: 1,546

33. Alias John Preston (1955)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

Wealthy John Preston arrives in small town Deanbridge. He invests in local businesses and gets involved in community affairs. Eventually, he meets a local belle, Sally, and wins her from ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Betta St. John, Alexander Knox, Christopher Lee, Sandra Dorne

Votes: 160

34. Storm Over the Nile (1955)

107 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A CinemaScope remake of The Four Feathers (1939).

Directors: Zoltan Korda, Terence Young | Stars: Anthony Steel, Laurence Harvey, James Robertson Justice, Mary Ure

Votes: 456

36. Private's Progress (1956)

102 min | Comedy, War

In World War II, a failed British Officer is selected by his uncle, a Brigadier with the War Office, to participate in a secret operation to "recover" looted artworks from the Nazis.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Ronald Adam, Henry B. Longhurst, Peter Jones

Votes: 660

37. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1955– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

Sir Percy Blakeney, Baronet, is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents ... See full summary »

Stars: Marius Goring, Stanley Van Beers, Anthony Newlands, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 46

38. Port Afrique (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Pier Angeli, Eugene Deckers, Pat O'Meara, James Hayter

Votes: 143

39. Beyond Mombasa (1956)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

Votes: 243

40. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

23 min | Drama

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. narrated, produced, and frequently starred in this anthology series, which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce.

Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Christopher Lee, Ron Randell, Barbara Mullen

Votes: 45

41. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the first major naval battle of World War II, the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter, Jack Gwillim

Votes: 3,652

42. Aggie (1956– )

30 min | Comedy

Adventures of a Fashion Designer on International Assignments.

Stars: Joan Shawlee, Michael Ward, Patrick McGoohan, Vernon Greeves

Votes: 15

44. The Errol Flynn Theatre (1956– )

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Mystery

Anthology series hosted by matinee idol Errol Flynn.

Stars: Errol Flynn, Patrice Wymore, Christopher Lee, Valerie Ward

Votes: 19

45. Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama