Christopher Lee Filmography

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1. 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

2. 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

3. 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: 14,493

4. 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

5. 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: 105

6. 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

7. 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: 102

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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: 5,837

11. 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

12. 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: 5,454

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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: 4,730 | Gross: $11.81M

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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: 1,547

23. 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

24. 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

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. 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: 661

27. Alexander the Great (1956)

Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (July 20/21, 356 - June 10/11, 323 B.C.), commonly known as Alexander the Great.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones

Votes: 3,189

28. 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

29. 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

30. 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

31. Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo, Egypt to embarrass the occupiers.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas

Votes: 1,339

32. The Accursed (1957)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, History, Mystery

Survivors of the World War 2 German Resistance Group attend an annual reunion at an English country house. The reunion is hosted by Colonel Price, who intends to find out which guest had betrayed their leader.

Directors: Gilbert Gunn, Michael McCarthy | Stars: Donald Wolfit, Robert Bray, Jane Griffiths, Anton Diffring

Votes: 204

33. She Played with Fire (1957)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama

An insurance investigator runs into an ex-girlfriend, who is still as beautiful as he remembered her, but is now married. He soon finds himself involved in arson, blackmail, and murder.

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Arlene Dahl, Dennis Price, Violet Farebrother

Votes: 405

34. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Votes: 8,798 | Gross: $17.44M

35. Bitter Victory (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, War

A Commander receives a citation for an attack on General Erwin Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved, as the Commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Richard Burton, Curd Jürgens, Ruth Roman, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 1,713

36. The Truth About Women (1957)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

A man recalls his relationships with the women he loved as he tries to help another man try to understand them as well.

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Julie Harris, Diane Cilento, Mai Zetterling

Votes: 143

37. A Tale of Two Cities (1958)

117 min | Drama, History, Romance

During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, Frenchwoman Lucie Manette (Dorothy Tutin) falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay (Paul Guers), who's hiding his true identity and purpose.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,287

38. Horror of Dracula (1958)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror

Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses, forcing his colleague Dr. Van Helsing to destroy the predatory villain when he targets Harker's loved ones.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling

Votes: 19,726

39. Missiles from Hell (1958)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, War

This forgotten war adventure centers on the secret Nazi missile installation of the V1 Rocket. Michael Rennie is a guerilla fighter who leads a group of Polish fighters on a mission to ... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Sewell | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina, Milly Vitale, David Knight

Votes: 255

40. Corridors of Blood (1958)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

Dr. Thomas Bolton fights for the use of anesthetic in surgery and uses himself as a guinea pig, but soon finds himself addicted.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Boris Karloff, Betta St. John, Christopher Lee, Finlay Currie

Votes: 1,629

41. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Votes: 8,676

42. The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

A centenarian artist and scientist in 1890 Paris maintains his youth and health by periodically replacing a gland with that of a living person.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Anton Diffring, Hazel Court, Christopher Lee, Arnold Marlé

Votes: 1,481

43. Hot Money Girl (1959)

81 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hidden somewhere inside St. Teresa's Convent in Czechoslovakia is a box containing a fortune in jewels. A lot of people are after it.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Dawn Addams, Marius Goring, Christopher Lee

Votes: 68

44. The Mummy (1959)

Unrated | 88 min | Adventure, Horror

In 1895, British archaeologists find and open the tomb of Egyptian Princess Ananka with nefarious consequences.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, Eddie Byrne

Votes: 7,517

45. Uncle Was a Vampire (1959)

85 min | Comedy, Horror

Baron Osvaldo Lambertenghi is forced to sell his ancestral castle; when it's converted into a hotel, he stays on as a bellboy. His mysterious uncle arrives, and turns out to be a vampire. ... See full summary »

Director: Steno | Stars: Renato Rascel, Sylva Koscina, Lia Zoppelli, Kai Fischer

Votes: 165

46. Playgirl After Dark (1960)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance