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List of David Niven Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
49
5
A Matter of Life and Death
49
5

Peter is an aircraft pilot serving in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. After his plane crashes, he appeals to the divine to give a second chance at life, so that he doesn’t have to leave the love of his life behind.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peter D. Carter
Director:
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, War
Star Cast:
Richard Attenborough, Lois Maxwell, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron
2. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
37
1
The Bishop's Wife
37
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Brougham
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Loretta Young, Elsa Lanchester, Monty Woolley, James Gleason
3. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
36
5
The Guns of Navarone
36
5

The Guns of Navarone is a war adventure film, which takes us to the time of the Second World War. The story revolves around a British team of soldiers who are sent to cross-occupied Greek territory to destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key channel. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Miller
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, War, Action
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, Richard Harris, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle
4. Dodsworth (1936)
20
5
Dodsworth
TV-PG
20
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Lockert
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Huston, William Wyler, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor, Ruth Chatterton
5. Murder by Death (1976)
28
1
Murder by Death
PG
28
1

Eccentric millionaire Lionel Twain invites five renowned private detectives to his castle for a ‘dinner and murder,’ and after sealing off his house, he challenges them to find the killer of a murder that will occur at midnight. He announces 1million for solving the case. Long before midnight, Twain’s blind butler, Bensonmum, is found dead. What is the mystery behind the tricky set-up?

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Moore
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Mystery
6. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
20
2
Mutiny on the Bounty
20
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Lloyd
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama, History, Adventure
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Charles Laughton, James Cagney, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quillan
7. Bachelor Mother (1939)
21
2
Bachelor Mother
21
2
As:
Cast
Role:
David Merlin
Director:
Garson Kanin
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson, E.E. Clive
8. Wuthering Heights (1939)
18
2
Wuthering Heights
18
2

Based on a novel of the same name, this romantic drama film is about Heathcliff, an orphaned boy who is found on the streets by Mr Earnshaw.  He brings him home to live with his own children Cathy and Hindley. Over the years, Cathy and Heathcliff develop feelings for one another, although Hindley despises Heathcliff. However, their neighbor Edgar also falls for Cathy, and proposes to her. Heathcliff decides to disappear from her life forever.

As:
Cast
Role:
Edgar
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon, Donald Crisp, Flora Robson
9. The Pink Panther (1963)
29
4
The Pink Panther
29
4

The Pink Panther is a comedy film, which tells the story of a clumsy detective on the trail of a notorious jewel thief, who is planning to steal a diamond called The Pink Panther. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sir Charles Lytton
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
10. The Dawn Patrol (1938)
17
1
The Dawn Patrol
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Scott
Director:
Edmund Goulding
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Errol Flynn, Donald Crisp, Basil Rathbone, Melville Cooper
11. The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
15
2
The Prisoner of Zenda
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fritz von Tarlenheim
Director:
John Cromwell, W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Astor, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Massey, Madeleine Carroll
12. Separate Tables (1958)
19
3
Separate Tables
19
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Major Angus Pollock
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama
13. Death on the Nile (1978)
22
6
Death on the Nile
PG
22
6

Death on the Nile is a mystery drama film which tells the story of detective Hercule Poirot, who is on a luxurious cruise down the Nile.  However, when a newlywed rich heiress gets killed along with few others, it is up to Poirot to find the killer before the ship reaches its destination.      

As:
Cast
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery
14. Enchantment (1948)
15
2
Enchantment
15
2

During the Second World War, an American servicewoman puts up with her granduncle, Rollo Dane. The plot then turns backwards into Rollo’s childhood, when his father brings home a girl called Lark, who begins to live with them. Over the time, they fall in love; but cannot marry due to his sister’s scheme. Now that Lark’s nephew and his niece have fallen in love, can the old man sit idle?  

As:
Cast
Role:
General Sir Roland Dane
Director:
Irving Reis
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Teresa Wright, Evelyn Keyes, Farley Granger, Jayne Meadows
15. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
25
2
Around the World in 80 Days
25
2

Around the World in 80 Days is an Oscar winning adventure comedy film which is based on a novel of the same name by Jules Verne. The story revolves around Phileas Fogg, an English gentleman, living in the 19th century, who makes a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days.  Along with his French valet Passepartout, he sets out on an adventurous journey.

As:
Cast
Role:
Phileas Fogg
Director:
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Romance, Adventure
17. The Way Ahead (1944)
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3
The Way Ahead
19
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Jim Perry
Director:
Carol Reed
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Trevor Howard, John Laurie, James Donald, Stanley Holloway, Leslie Dwyer
18. The First of the Few (1942)
21
3
The First of the Few
21
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Geoffrey Crisp
Director:
Leslie Howard
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, War, Biography
Star Cast:
Leslie Howard, Roland Culver, Anne Firth, Rosamund John
19. The Best of Enemies (1961)
20
3
The Best of Enemies
20
3

Set in the WWII time, a plane carrying British Major Richardson’s troops crashes in the Ethiopian deserts where they encounter Italian forces led by Captain Blasi; but the Italians allow the British to escape. The British return with greater force to capture the Italian troops, which is taken as a discourteous behavior by Captain Blasi, who decides to create all possible trouble. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Richardson
Director:
Guy Hamilton
Genres:
Comedy, War, Adventure
Star Cast:
Alberto Sordi, Harry Andrews, Michael Wilding, Amedeo Nazzari
20. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
10
4
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Albert De Regnier
Director:
Ernst Lubitsch
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Claudette Colbert, Edward Everett Horton, Elizabeth Patterson
21. Bonjour tristesse (1958)
16
3
Bonjour tristesse
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Raymond
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Seberg, Deborah Kerr, Mylène Demongeot, Geoffrey Horne
22. Rose-Marie (1936)
10
1
Rose-Marie
10
1

The movie was one of the three adaptations of a Broadway musical of the same name. Two people—opera star, Marie, and  a Canadian mounted police officer, Sergeant Bruce—are looking for the same person—John Flower, a prisoner who escaped his jail and is now in need for some money to leave the country. During their journey, the two fall in love with each other.

As:
Cast
Director:
W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Romance, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Reginald Owen, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy
23. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
16
1
55 Days at Peking
16
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir Arthur Robertson
Director:
Nicholas Ray, Guy Green
Genres:
War, Adventure, Drama, Action, History
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, John Ireland, Flora Robson
24. Carrington V.C. (1954)
13
3
Carrington V.C.
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Carrington
Director:
Anthony Asquith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Margaret Leighton, Allan Cuthbertson, Victor Maddern, Noelle Middleton
25. The Moon Is Blue (1953)
14
2
The Moon Is Blue
TV-PG
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
David Slater
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Holden, Tom Tully, Dawn Addams, Maggie McNamara
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
26. Candleshoe (1977)
14
1
Candleshoe
G
14
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Priory
Director:
Norman Tokar
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes, Leo McKern, Veronica Quilligan
27. My Man Godfrey (1957)
21
1
My Man Godfrey
21
1

Irene, the rich heiress of Bullock family, meets a man, Godfrey, on the pier who she takes as a tramp. Perceiving his good manners, she brings him home as family’s butler. Her father is unhappy, as he can envisage Irene falling for him. Godfrey wins over the family, but not Irene’s sister Cordelia. After-all, who is he? Where did he come from? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Godfrey Smith
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, June Allyson, Jessie Royce Landis, Robert Keith
28. There Goes the Bride (1932)
11
1
There Goes the Bride
11
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert de Courville
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Jessie Matthews, Roland Culver, Owen Nares, Carol Goodner
30. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
16
2
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
TV-G
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurence Mackay
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Spring Byington, Richard Haydn, Janis Paige
32. Le cerveau (1969)
7
1
Le cerveau
G
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Carol Matthews
Director:
Gérard Oury
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Eli Wallach, Bourvil, Silvia Monti
33. Bedtime Story (1964)
10
3
Bedtime Story
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lawrence Jameson
Director:
Ralph Levy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Banner, Marlon Brando, Shirley Jones, Dody Goodman, Aram Stephan
34. Happy Go Lovely (1951)
13
2
Happy Go Lovely
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
B.G. Bruno
Director:
H. Bruce Humberstone
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Cesar Romero, Vera-Ellen, Bobby Howes, Diane Hart
35. The Perfect Marriage (1947)
9
2
The Perfect Marriage
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dale Williams
Director:
Lewis Allen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Loretta Young, Virginia Field, Charles Ruggles
36. The Real Glory (1939)
7
1
The Real Glory
7
1

Set against the backdrop of the Moro Rebellion in 1906, the film focuses on the bravery and dedication of a small American contingent stationed at the Philippine island of Mindanao, where the local population is being regularly killed and abducted by Moro guerrillas. The main task of the contingent is to train the native Philippine Constabulary so that they can defend themselves.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lieut. Terrence McCool
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
History, War
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Gary Cooper, Reginald Owen, Andrea Leeds
37. Ask Any Girl (1959)
7
1
Ask Any Girl
7
1

The film tells the story of Meg Wheeler, who arrives in New York, and takes up a job in market research. She eventually falls for one of her clients, Evan Doughton. Though his elder brother falls for her, he decides to help her win his brother’s attention.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Miles Doughton
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Rod Taylor, Shirley MacLaine, Gig Young, Jim Backus
38. Thank You, Jeeves! (1936)
11
1
Thank You, Jeeves!
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bertie Wooster
Director:
Arthur Greville Collins
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Virginia Field, Arthur Treacher, Colin Tapley, Lester Matthews
39. The Elusive Pimpernel (1950)
14
1
The Elusive Pimpernel
14
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel
Director:
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Cyril Cusack, Jack Hawkins, Margaret Leighton, Arlette Marchal
40. Three Blind Mice (1938)
7
2
Three Blind Mice
7
2

Three Blind Mice is a romantic comedy film which revolves around three sisters who receive a small inheritance, after which they decide to leave their farms, and go in search of wealthy husbands. While one of them pretends to be a wealthy socialite, the other two pretend to be her staff.

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Harrington
Director:
William A. Seiter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Loretta Young, Stuart Erwin, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Weaver
41. Beloved Enemy (1936)
9
1
Beloved Enemy
9
1

Aristocratic Helen Drummond accompanies her father, Lord Athleigh, to Dublin for peace talks during the Irish War of Independence. As Irish revolutionary Dennis Riordan is not known publicly, Helen doesn’t recognize him when he saves them from assassination. Unaware of his identity, she falls for him. Though later he reveals the truth, they both feel helpless in love. Based on true facts. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Gerald Preston
Director:
H.C. Potter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Merle Oberon, Brian Aherne, Karen Morley, Henry Stephenson
42. Raffles (1939)
12
1
Raffles
12
1

Celebrated cricketer A. J. Raffles is also a master burglar and safecracker. Nicknamed "The Amateur Cracksman", he takes full advantage of the invitations offered by the aristocrats.  Then he falls in love with the sister of an old friend and when he learns about his friend’s gambling debt, he decides to accept another weekend invitation. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Raffles
Director:
Genres:
History, Adventure, Drama, Crime, Romance, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Olivia de Havilland, May Whitty, Dudley Digges, Douglas Walton
43. Happy Ever After (1954)
11
2
Happy Ever After
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jasper O'Leary
Director:
Mario Zampi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barry Fitzgerald, George Cole, Yvonne De Carlo, A.E. Matthews
44. Palm Springs (1936)
7
2
Palm Springs
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
George Britell
Director:
Aubrey Scotto
Star Cast:
Sterling Holloway, Spring Byington, Frances Langford, Guy Standing, Ernest Cossart
46. No Deposit, No Return (1976)
8
1
No Deposit, No Return
G
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
J.W. Osborne
Director:
Norman Tokar
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Kim Richards, Darren McGavin, Barbara Feldon, Herschel Bernardi
47. The Sea Wolves (1980)
13
4
The Sea Wolves
PG
13
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel W. H. Grice
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
History, War, Action
Star Cast:
48. We Have Our Moments (1937)
6
1
We Have Our Moments
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Gilling
Director:
Alfred L. Werker
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Sally Eilers, James Dunn, Mischa Auer, Thurston Hall
49. The Toast of New Orleans (1950)
7
1
The Toast of New Orleans
7
1

The Toast of New Orleans is a musical drama film which tells the story of a humble and simple fisherman from the Louisiana Bayou, who becomes New Orleans’s most loved opera singer. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jacques Riboudeaux
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Rita Moreno, J. Carrol Naish, Kathryn Grayson, James Mitchell, Mario Lanza
50. Appointment with Venus (1951)
10
2
Appointment with Venus
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Valentine Moreland
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Glynis Johns, George Coulouris, Barry Jones, Kenneth More
51. A Feather in Her Hat (1935)
7
1
A Feather in Her Hat
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Alfred Santell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Billie Burke, Basil Rathbone, Wendy Barrie, Louis Hayward
52. The Other Love (1947)
9
3
The Other Love
9
3

Concert pianist, Karen Duncan, is sent to a Swiss sanatorium for her terminal illness. Though she enjoys attention bestowed by caring, gentle doctor Stanton who cautions her to take rest to avoid serious consequences, she ignores his advice to have fun-filled time at the Monte Carlo nightclubs with dynamic auto-racer Paul Clermont. It is left to Dr. Stanton to save her life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Anthony Stanton
Director:
André De Toth
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Gilbert Roland, Richard Conte, Joan Lorring
53. The Impossible Years (1968)
19
1
The Impossible Years
G
19
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan Kingsley
Director:
Michael Gordon
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Chad Everett, Lola Albright, Ozzie Nelson, Cristina Ferrare
54. Paper Tiger (1975)
13
5
Paper Tiger
PG
13
5

Paper Tiger is an action adventure thriller film, which tells the story of an English man who tutors the son of a Japanese ambassador. During this time, he also boasts about his heroic service in the British Army. His life changes and he actually has to play a hero, after he and the boy are kidnapped by political terrorists.   

As:
Cast
Role:
'Major' Walter Bradbury
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Toshirô Mifune, Hardy Krüger, Irene Tsu, Ando
55. A Kiss for Corliss (1949)
7
1
A Kiss for Corliss
7
1

A teenage girl who has a crush on a much older man starts telling others that he is her boyfriend. The false rumor however soon spreads through the town really fast and things get complicated.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kenneth Marquis
Director:
Richard Wallace
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Shirley Temple, Tom Tully, Darryl Hickman, Virginia Welles
56. Guns of Darkness (1962)
8
2
Guns of Darkness
8
2

Despite their disagreements as a married couple, Tom and Claire try their best to help President Rivera cross the border during a state of emergency.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Jordan
Director:
Anthony Asquith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Leslie Caron, James Robertson Justice, David Opatoshu, Derek Godfrey
57. Splendor (1935)
6
2
Splendor
6
2

Since Brighton’s parents are going through financially difficult times, they are disappointed after he marries Phyllis, a girl from an impoverished family. Although Phyllis is supportive of his career, and wants him to continue his struggle to become a writer, his mother has other plans for him. She forces him to get a job, and have an affair with a wealthy cousin to advance his career even further.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clancey Lorrimore
Director:
Elliott Nugent
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Billie Burke, Miriam Hopkins, Helen Westley, Joel McCrea
58. Four Men and a Prayer (1938)
7
1
Four Men and a Prayer
TV-PG
7
1

After being discharged dishonorably, for issuing a costly and fatal order, Colonel Loring Leigh, is murdered before he could prove his innocence as a victim of a conspiracy. Therefore his sons seek the ones who are guilty, and also attempt to restore the integrity of their father. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Christopher Leigh
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure
Star Cast:
John Carradine, Loretta Young, George Sanders, Richard Greene, William Henry
59. Before Winter Comes (1969)
10
2
Before Winter Comes
PG
10
2

After the Second World War, in an Austrian camp for displaced people, a British officer Giles Burnside discovers that his Russian interpreter, Janovic, is actually a deserter, who according to the regulations, should be executed. He offers to help him escape, but Janovic is not sure whether to trust Burnside.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Burnside
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Chaim Topol, Anthony Quayle, Anna Karina, Topol
60. Dinner at the Ritz (1937)
7
1
Dinner at the Ritz
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul de Brack
Director:
Harold D. Schuster
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Paul Lukas, Romney Brent, Francis L. Sullivan, Annabella
61. Soldiers Three (1951)
9
2
Soldiers Three
9
2

A retired British army official reminisces about the days when he was a colonel in charge of the British Army in Colonial India, fighting against the Indian freedom fighters. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Pindenny
Director:
Tay Garnett
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Stewart Granger, Cyril Cusack, Robert Newton, Walter Pidgeon
62. A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (1979)
13
2
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
13
2

After being released from prison, an American is hired in a London bank as an electrician. However, his former acquaintances show up and force him to take part in their well-planned heist, being their inside-man.

As:
Cast
Role:
'Ivan' / Ivan
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
John Rhys-Davies, Joss Ackland, Alfred Molina, Richard Jordan, Gloria Grahame, Elke Sommer, Oliver Tobias
63. King, Queen, Knave (1972)
5
2
King, Queen, Knave
R
5
2

John Moulder-Brown, a cloddish British teenager, falls for his Uncle's wife Martha. They plot David Niven's  murder so that Brown can have Martha and the family fortune. The hitch is, they lack a foolproof plan as they forge ahead. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Dreyer
Director:
Jerzy Skolimowski
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gina Lollobrigida, Mario Adorf, Carl Duering, John Moulder-Brown
64. Eye of the Devil (1966)
8
3
Eye of the Devil
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Philippe de Montfaucon
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Horror
Star Cast:
65. A Kiss in the Dark (1949)
7
2
A Kiss in the Dark
7
2

A concert pianist, Eric Philips, begins to think that he may be starting to lose his talent. Meanwhile, as the owner of an apartment building, he also deals with the grievances of his tenants.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eric Phillips
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Wyman, Broderick Crawford, Wayne Morris, Victor Moore
66. The Little Hut (1957)
10
2
The Little Hut
10
2

Sir Philip Ashlow and his wife, Lady Susan Ashlow, are shipwrecked on a deserted island. Accompanying them is his close friend Henry Brittingham-Brett. Ignored by her husband, Susan tries to attract his attention by demonstrating a romantic interest in Henry. Problem arises when Henry starts taking those advances seriously and suggests that like food and water they share Susan too. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Brittingham-Brett
Director:
Mark Robson
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Finlay Currie, Walter Chiari
68. The King's Thief (1955)
8
1
The King's Thief
8
1

Due to the immense trust he has of King Charles II, the Duke of Brampton, James, gets two of the King’s loyal friends falsely charged and executed. The daughter of one of the men, Lady Mary, travels from France to London, to seek justice for her father. She eventually meets Michael Dermott, a soldier who had fought to restore Charles to the throne. 

As:
Cast
Role:
James - Duke of Brampton
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard, Hugo Fregonese
Genres:
History, Adventure
Star Cast:
Roger Moore, George Sanders, Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom
69. Magnificent Doll (1946)
6
1
Magnificent Doll
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Aaron Burr
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Ginger Rogers, Burgess Meredith, Stephen McNally, Peggy Wood
70. Happy Anniversary (1959)
7
2
Happy Anniversary
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Walters
Director:
David Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Reiner, Mitzi Gaynor, Monique van Vooren, Loring Smith
71. Eternally Yours (1939)
7
1
Eternally Yours
7
1

After being infatuated by a magician during one of his shows, Anita leaves her fiance Don and gets married with the former. However, she later finds out that her life is not as magical as she expected it would be. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony aka The Great Arturo
Director:
Tay Garnett
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Loretta Young, Broderick Crawford, Billie Burke, Hugh Herbert, C. Aubrey Smith
72. Prudence and the Pill (1968)
10
2
Prudence and the Pill
R
10
2

A wealthy banker in London, and four other couples, attempt to avoid pregnancy by using contraceptive pills. However, due to a series of mishaps, the pills are swapped for aspirin. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gerald Hardcastle
Director:
Fielder Cook, Ronald Neame
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Deborah Kerr, Robert Coote, Irina Demick, Joyce Redman
73. Better Late Than Never (1983)
9
1
Better Late Than Never
PG
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Cartland
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Art Carney, Catherine Hicks, Lionel Jeffries
74. Where the Spies Are (1966)
11
4
Where the Spies Are
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Jason Love
Director:
Val Guest
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Cyril Cusack, John Le Mesurier, Françoise Dorléac, Eric Pohlmann
75. Lady L (1965)
7
1
Lady L
7
1

Elegant at 80 years, Lady Lendale relates her life’s romantic adventures to biographer Sir Percy. Basically from Corsica, she meets and falls for anarchist Armand while working as a laundress in Paris. Later, she marries the smitten aristocrat, Lord Lendale, on the condition of saving Armand from jail after attempted assassination of a Prince. But her wealthy, upper-class life hides a secret. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Lendale Dicky
Director:
Peter Ustinov
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sophia Loren, Paul Newman, Cecil Parker, Marcel Dalio
76. The Lady Says No (1951)
9
1
The Lady Says No
9
1

Dorinda Hatch, the beautiful writer of the best-selling book that enlightens women about dangers of men, is scheduled to get photographed by a national magazine’s author-photographer Bill Shelby for a photo story on her. The two clash over viewpoints and continue to trade insults, complicating the situation, but refuse to admit their true feelings for each other. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Shelby
Director:
Frank Ross
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Frances Bavier, James Robertson Justice, Joan Caulfield, Lenore Lonergan
77. Rough Cut (1980)
5
1
Rough Cut
PG
5
1

The plot of the movie, based on Derek Lambert’s 1975 novel Touch the Lion's Paw, revolves around two jewel thieves – Jack and Gillian – who meet each other at a party and fall in love. Jack has planned a theft of $30 million in uncut diamonds but is unaware that Gillian has been blackmailed and planted by a Scotland Yard's chief inspector Cyril Willis who wants to apprehend him before retiring.

As:
Cast
Role:
Chief Insp. Cyril Willis
Director:
Robert Ellis Miller, Don Siegel, Peter R. Hunt
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Joss Ackland, Lesley-Anne Down, Timothy West, Patrick Magee
78. Casino Royale (1967)
16
4
Casino Royale
TV-14
16
4

In this spy spoof, a retired James Bond is persuaded to rejoin the secret service to counter shadowy organization SMERSH, allegedly responsible for murdering secret agents. Sir James devises a plan to assemble a group of agents, all named James Bond 007, to confuse SMERSH. Each new Bond is assigned a specific role. Now Sir James must nab the brain behind SMERSH.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Sir James Bond
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
79. The Statue (1971)
9
1
The Statue
R
9
1

Professor Alex Bolt gains international fame after developing a universal language named Unispeak. He wins a Nobel Prize as well, for his efforts. Meanwhile, his wife Rhonda has made a sculpture of her husband. However, when Alex learns that it is a nude statue, he becomes quite enraged and it leads to a quarrel between them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Bolt
Director:
Rod Amateau
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell, Virna Lisi
80. The Love Lottery (1954)
9
1
The Love Lottery
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rex Allerton
Director:
Charles Crichton
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Charles Victor, Anne Vernon
81. The Birds and the Bees (1956)
6
1
The Birds and the Bees
6
1

The Birds and the Bees is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a cunning girl who, along with her father, cheats a naïve man out of his money, while on a cruise. However, things take an interesting turn when the girl starts to fall in love with the man.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Patrick Henry Harris
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Mitzi Gaynor, Fred Clark, Reginald Gardiner, George Gobel
82. Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)
12
1
Bonnie Prince Charlie
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Prince Charles Edward Stuart
Director:
Alexander Korda, Anthony Kimmins
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Jack Hawkins, John Laurie, Margaret Leighton, Morland Graham
83. La città prigioniera (1962)
7
1
La città prigioniera
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Peter Whitfield
Director:
Joseph Anthony
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Gazzara, Martin Balsam, Lea Massari, Daniela Rocca
84. Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1957)
6
1
Oh, Men! Oh, Women!
6
1

Just before his marriage to Myra Hagerman, Alan Coles learns that one of his neurotic patients Grant, had once dated her, as well as Arthur, the husband of another one of his patients.  Things get complicated when they tell Alan that they still want to see her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Alan Coles
Director:
Nunnally Johnson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ginger Rogers, Barbara Rush, Tony Randall, Dan Dailey
87. Vampira (1974)
8
0
Vampira
PG
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Count Dracula
Director:
Clive Donner
Genres:
Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Nicky Henson, Peter Bayliss, Jennie Linden, Teresa Graves
88. The Extraordinary Seaman (1969)
8
1
The Extraordinary Seaman
G
8
1

During WWII, 4 American soldiers stranded on an island, find a WWI gunboat haunted by its captain, Finchhaven, who had fallen down drunk on first assignment, disgracing the family and was condemned to stay on his ship till he tries to redeem his actions. Making a deal, the soldiers assist him in fighting-off a Japanese vessel. Will that help Finchhaven regain his honor?

As:
Cast
Role:
RN Cmdr. John Finchhaven
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
89. The Silken Affair (1956)
6
1
The Silken Affair
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Roger Tweakham
Director:
Roy Kellino
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Beatrice Straight, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire, Geneviève Page
90. Without Regret (1935)
7
1
Without Regret
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Gage
Director:
Harold Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kent Taylor, Elissa Landi, Frances Drake, Paul Cavanagh

TV Movie(s)

1. The Canterville Ghost (1975)
13
1
The Canterville Ghost
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir Simon de Canterville
Director:
Robin Miller
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, Maurice Evans, Flora Robson, Audra Lindley

Animation(s)

The Remarkable Rocket (1975)
The Remarkable Rocket
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Gerald Potterton
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Graham Stark

TV Shows and Videos

Mr. Adams and Eve (1957)
Mr. Adams and Eve
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Weis, Richard Kinon, Frederick De Cordova
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Patrick Wayne, Ida Lupino, Howard Duff
A Man Called Intrepid (1979)
A Man Called Intrepid
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir William Stephenson
Director:
Peter Carter
Genres:
War, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael York, Barbara Hershey, Flora Robson, Paul Harding

David Niven Awards

Academy Awards
Separate Tables Best Actor in a Leading Role 1959
Golden Globe Awards
Separate Tables Best Actor - Drama 1959
The Moon Is Blue Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1954