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List of Errol Flynn Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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The Adventures of Robin Hood
TV-G
65
1

This action film tells the story of Robin Hood, a famous outlaw, who stands up against the oppression of the Norman Lords, and robs from the rich to help the poor. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Robin Hood
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Basil Rathbone
2. Captain Blood (1935)
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3
Captain Blood
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3

Captain Blood is an action adventure film which takes us to late 17th century England. It tells the story of a young Irish doctor who is exiled as a slave to Jamaica. However, he manages to turn his life around, and eventually he becomes a nefarious pirate.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Blood
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander, Lionel Atwill
3. The Sea Hawk (1940)
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2
The Sea Hawk
TV-G
51
2

The Sea Hawk is a historical romantic action adventure film which tells the story of Don Alvarez, who is sent by King Philip II of Spain to England as a part of his plan for world conquest. However, things take a turn when on the way, his ship is captured by The Albatross, and her captain Geoffrey Thorpe. Thorpe however instantly finds himself drawn to Dona Maria, Don’s niece.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Geoffrey Thorpe
Director:
Genres:
History, Action, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Claude Rains, Donald Crisp, Flora Robson, Brenda Marshall
4. Gentleman Jim (1942)
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Gentleman Jim
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6

Gentleman Jim is a biographical sports drama film which revolves around Jim Corbett, who manages to become one of the most famed boxers during the late 1800s, a time when boxing was illegal. Eventually, he faces against John L Sullivan, his childhood idol, for world championship.

As:
Cast
Role:
James J. Corbett
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Drama, Sport, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Alexis Smith, William Frawley, Jack Carson, John Loder, Alan Hale
5. Objective, Burma! (1945)
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3
Objective, Burma!
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Nelson
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
War, Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
William Prince, George Tobias, Henry Hull, James Brown
6. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
44
5
They Died with Their Boots On
44
5
As:
Cast
Role:
George Armstrong Custer
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Western, Biography, Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Hattie McDaniel, Anthony Quinn, Olivia de Havilland, Gene Lockhart, Arthur Kennedy
7. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
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3
The Charge of the Light Brigade
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Geoffrey Vickers
Director:
Genres:
War, Romance, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
David Niven, Olivia de Havilland, Nigel Bruce, Patric Knowles
8. Dodge City (1939)
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1
Dodge City
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Wade Hatton
Director:
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Frank McHugh, Bruce Cabot
9. The Dawn Patrol (1938)
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4
The Dawn Patrol
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4
As:
Cast
Role:
Courtney
Director:
Edmund Goulding
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
David Niven, Donald Crisp, Basil Rathbone, Melville Cooper
10. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
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2
The Lady from Shanghai
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2

An Irish sailor Michael O’Hara meets a gorgeous blonde Elsa as she rides a horse-drawn coach.  He rescues her from a few hoodlums who try to trouble her, and escorts her home. When he comes to know that Elsa and her husband Arthur Bannister, are on their way to San Francisco via the Panama Canal, Michael agrees to sign on as a sailor aboard Bannister’s yacht.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir, Mystery
Star Cast:
Orson Welles, Rita Hayworth, Everett Sloane, Ted de Corsia
12. Adventures of Don Juan (1948)
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2
Adventures of Don Juan
31
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Don Juan de Maraña
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Raymond Burr, Robert Douglas, Viveca Lindfors, Alan Hale, Romney Brent
13. Murder at Monte Carlo (1935)
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Murder at Monte Carlo
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6
As:
Cast
Role:
Dyter
Director:
Ralph Ince
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Graetz, Molly Lamont, Eve Gray, Ellis Irving
14. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
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5
The Prince and the Pauper
28
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Miles Hendon
Director:
William Keighley, William Dieterle
Genres:
Drama, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Claude Rains, Barton MacLane, Henry Stephenson, Billy Mauch
15. Desperate Journey (1942)
30
2
Desperate Journey
30
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Flight Lt. Terrence Forbes
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
War, Adventure, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
John Banner, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey
16. Virginia City (1940)
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3
Virginia City
31
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kerry Bradford
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western, Action, History
Star Cast:
George Reeves, Humphrey Bogart, Miriam Hopkins, Frank McHugh, Randolph Scott
17. Against All Flags (1952)
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3
Against All Flags
30
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Brian Hawke
Director:
George Sherman
Genres:
Action, Romance, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Maureen O'Hara, Mildred Natwick, Alice Kelley
19. Uncertain Glory (1944)
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1
Uncertain Glory
19
1

When the Nazis capture a hundred French prisoners after French saboteurs destroy a bridge and a German army train, Jean Picard, a thief and criminal scheduled for the guillotine, volunteers to pose as a saboteur to save the French prisoners. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jean Picard / Emil DuPont
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Paul Lukas, Lucile Watson, James Flavin, Faye Emerson
20. Edge of Darkness (1943)
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4
Edge of Darkness
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4
As:
Cast
Role:
Gunnar Brogge
Director:
Lewis Milestone
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Walter Huston, Ann Sheridan, Nancy Coleman, Helmut Dantine
21. The Sisters (1938)
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4
The Sisters
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4
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Medlin
Director:
Anatole Litvak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Donald Crisp
22. Northern Pursuit (1943)
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2
Northern Pursuit
24
2

RCMP Corporal Wagner captures Nazi leader Colonel Hugo von Keller but comes under suspicion from his own force for seemingly being sympathetic to the German cause. Wagner is discharged from the force but is actually a double agent assigned to find and stop the German saboteurs’ led by Keller. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Cpl. Steve Wagner
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Adventure, War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Forsythe, Gene Lockhart, Helmut Dantine, John Ridgely, Julie Bishop
23. Santa Fe Trail (1940)
30
2
Santa Fe Trail
30
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeb Stuart
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure, Biography, History, Western, War
Star Cast:
Olivia de Havilland, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, Raymond Massey
24. Rocky Mountain (1950)
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4
Rocky Mountain
19
4

In a desperate bid to change the course of the war, eight Confederate soldiers reach Rocky Mountain in order to recruit troops for their army.  While there, they rescue the fiancée of a Union officer before capturing the officer himself. The film, set towards the end of the Civil War, not only depicts the tale of their bravery, but also of their generosity towards their enemy.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Lafe Barstow
Director:
William Keighley
Genres:
Western, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Slim Pickens, Scott Forbes, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Patrice Wymore, Dickie Jones
26. Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
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Footsteps in the Dark
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3

Francis Warren is an investment adviser who moonlights as detective novel writer F.X. Pettijohn. His secret profession is even unknown to his wife Rita. When a client ends up dead, Francis decides to investigate but his prime suspect is also murdered. Now Francis must find the true killer while Rita suspects him of being the murderer. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Francis Warren
Director:
Lloyd Bacon
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Alan Hale, Ralph Bellamy, Brenda Marshall, Lee Patrick
27. Kim (1950)
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3
Kim
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mahbub Ali - The Red Beard
Director:
Victor Saville
Genres:
Drama, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Robert Douglas, Paul Lukas, Dean Stockwell, Thomas Gomez
28. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
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4
The Master of Ballantrae
19
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Jamie Durie
Director:
William Keighley
Genres:
Romance, Action, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Anthony Steel, Roger Livesey, Yvonne Furneaux, Beatrice Campbell
29. Too Much, Too Soon (1958)
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2
Too Much, Too Soon
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Barrymore
Director:
Art Napoleon
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Danton, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Dorothy Malone, Neva Patterson
30. Cry Wolf (1947)
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3
Cry Wolf
16
3

The plot of the movie, drawn from Marjorie Carleton’s novel of the same name, follows Sandra Marshall, a widow, as she arrives at her late husband’s remote mansion. When her sister-in-law, Julie, informs her of weird noises from a part of the estate, Sandra sets out to investigate the matter and uncovers dangerous secrets.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mark Caldwell
Director:
Peter Godfrey
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Basehart, Geraldine Brooks, Jerome Cowan
31. Silver River (1948)
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4
Silver River
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4
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael J. 'Mike' McComb
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Thomas Mitchell, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Bennett, Tom D'Andrea
32. San Antonio (1945)
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3
San Antonio
22
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Clay Hardin
Director:
Robert Florey, David Butler, Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Alexis Smith, Florence Bates, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen
33. That Forsyte Woman (1949)
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4
That Forsyte Woman
14
4

Set in the times of Victorian society, the film follows the life of pretty Irene who is married to wealthy Soames Forsyte, though she doesn’t love him. She is friendly with Soames’ niece June, but ends up falling in love with June’s fiancé, Phillip Bosinney. When upright Soames learns about this affair, their confrontation leads to tragedy and turmoil in the family.

As:
Cast
Role:
Soames Forsyte
Director:
Compton Bennett
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Greer Garson, Janet Leigh, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Young
34. Montana (1950)
21
1
Montana
21
1

Morgan Lane, an Australian sheepherder, moves to the Montana territory looking for a better place for his sheep but runs into conflict with local cattle raisers Maria Singleton and her fiancé Rod Ackroyd. When Maria starts falling for Morgan, a gun battle erupts between Morgan and Rod with tragic consequences.

As:
Cast
Role:
Morgan Lane
Director:
Raoul Walsh, Ray Enright
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, James Brown, Douglas Kennedy
35. Never Say Goodbye (1946)
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5
Never Say Goodbye
13
5

Never Say Goodbye is a romantic comedy film which revolves around a couple who went through a divorce some time ago. However, their seven-year-old little daughter tries to bring them back together. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Phil Gayley
Director:
James V. Kern
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eleanor Parker, Hattie McDaniel, Humphrey Bogart, Lucile Watson, Donald Woods
36. The Roots of Heaven (1958)
12
1
The Roots of Heaven
12
1

The movie follows eco-conservationist and environmentalist, Morel, who will do anything to protect the African wildlife from extinction in French Equatorial Africa. He is helped by nightclub hostess, Minna, and a disgraced former British officer, Major Forsythe, who wants to redeem himself. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Forsythe
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
37. The Perfect Specimen (1937)
12
3
The Perfect Specimen
12
3

The grandson of a wealthy woman has been kept secluded for a long time, in order to make him mentally, physically and morally perfect. However, an accidental encounter with a newspaper reporter gets him introduced to the outside world, and he decides to go on an adventure with her, while his grandmother tries to trace him down.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gerald Beresford Wicks
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Foran, Hugh Herbert, Joan Blondell, Edward Everett Horton
38. Four's a Crowd (1938)
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3
Four's a Crowd
13
3

Realizing that Pat Buckley, owner of the paper, is planning to close it down, reporter Jean Christy suggests that he hire former employee,  Robert Lansford, now in public relation business, to improve the paper’s circulation. Initially unwilling, Robert agrees to take up the assignment only after he learns that Pat is dating Lorri, whose grandfather is a millionaire.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Lansford
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rosalind Russell, Lana Turner, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Walter Connolly
39. The Sun Also Rises (1957)
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4
The Sun Also Rises
17
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Campbell
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
40. Hello God (1951)
5
5
Hello God
5
5
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Man on Anzio Beach
Director:
William Marshall
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sherry Jackson, Joe Mazzuca, William Marshall, Armando Formica
41. The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)
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5
The Case of the Curious Bride
8
5

When Rhoda Montaine learns that her former husband, Gregory Moxley, is still alive she contacts Perry Mason. Starting on his investigation, Mason finds that Moxley has recently been murdered, leading to Rhoda’s arrest for murder and bigamy. Based on an eponymous novel by Erle Stanley Gardner, the story focuses on how Mason solves the case.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Margaret Lindsay, Warren William, Donald Woods, Allen Jenkins
42. Il maestro di Don Giovanni (1954)
8
5
Il maestro di Don Giovanni
8
5

Il maestro di Don Giovanni

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Renzo
Director:
Milton Krims, Vittorio Vassarotti
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Gina Lollobrigida, Nadia Gray, Cesare Danova, Roldano Lupi
43. Istanbul (1957)
11
3
Istanbul
11
3

Istanbul is an adventure drama film which revolves around an American pilot who was suspected of diamond smuggling, after which he was deported from Turkey. When he returns to Istanbul after a long time, he finds his lover alive, whom he thought was dead.   

As:
Cast
Role:
James Brennan
Director:
Joseph Pevney
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir, Adventure, Romance, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Werner Klemperer, Torin Thatcher, Leif Erickson, Cornell Borchers, John Bentley
44. Green Light (1937)
13
4
Green Light
13
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Newell Paige
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Margaret Lindsay, Walter Abel, Anita Louise, Cedric Hardwicke
45. The Dark Avenger (1955)
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5
The Dark Avenger
16
5

Also known as The Warriors in the United States, the story is set during the 100 Years War.  It shows the French plotting to kill Edward the Black Prince, son of King Edward III, after being routed by him. Failing in this, they kidnap his paramour, Lady Joan Holland, requiring the prince to go through numerous adventures to rescue his lady love. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Prince Edward
Director:
Henry Levin
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Peter Finch, Joanne Dru, Yvonne Furneaux
46. Mara Maru (1952)
12
2
Mara Maru
12
2

Mara Maru is an adventure crime drama film, which tells the story of Brock Benedict who hires a man Gregory Mason, to find a sunken treasure in the Philippines. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gregory Mason
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Film-Noir, Crime
Star Cast:
Raymond Burr, Ruth Roman, Paul Picerni, Richard Webb
47. Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (1935)
8
4
Pirate Party on Catalina Isle
8
4

This short comedy musical film revolves around various Hollywood stars performing in a pirate-themed variety show.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Gene Burdette
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Music
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Cary Grant, Lili Damita, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sterling Young
48. The Truth About Fidel Castro Revolution (1959)
7
4
The Truth About Fidel Castro Revolution
7
4
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Himself - Reporter
Director:
Errol Flynn
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Fidel Castro, Beverly Aadland, Florence Aadland, Fulgencio Batista
50. Another Dawn (1937)
11
3
Another Dawn
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Denny Roark
Director:
William Dieterle
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Frieda Inescort, Ian Hunter, Herbert Mundin, Kay Francis
51. Cruise of the Zaca (1952)
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2
Cruise of the Zaca
11
2

Cruise of the Zaca is a short documentary film which revolves around actor Erroll Flynn who takes a group of scientists on an expedition to the South Seas.

As:
Cast, Director, Narrator
Role:
Himself - Narrator
Director:
Errol Flynn
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
Howard Hill, Carl L. Hubbs, Laura Hubbs, Theodore Flynn
52. Don't Bet on Blondes (1935)
8
5
Don't Bet on Blondes
8
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Florey
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Warren William, Claire Dodd, Guy Kibbee, Vince Barnett
53. Escape Me Never (1947)
10
4
Escape Me Never
10
4

This drama film takes us to Venice, at the beginning of the 20th century. Fenella, daughter of a wealthy family, is engaged to Caryl Dubrok, a composer. However, after she hears a rumor that an unmarried woman is living with him, along with her child, she calls off the engagement and heads for the mountains. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sebastian Dubrok
Director:
Peter Godfrey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eleanor Parker, Ida Lupino, Gig Young, Reginald Denny
54. Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951)
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4
Adventures of Captain Fabian
14
4

A sea captain in New Orleans gets involved with a servant girl. The girl sees him as a way to climb the social ladder.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Capt. Michael Fabian
Director:
Robert Florey, William Marshall
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Agnes Moorehead, Vincent Price, Victor Francen, Micheline Presle
55. The Big Boodle (1957)
10
4
The Big Boodle
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Sherwood
Director:
Richard Wilson
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Pedro Armendáriz, Gia Scala, Rossana Rory, Francisco Canero
56. King's Rhapsody (1955)
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4
King's Rhapsody
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
King of Laurentia Richard
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Finlay Currie, Martita Hunt, Anna Neagle, Patrice Wymore
57. Lilacs in the Spring (1954)
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4
Lilacs in the Spring
6
4

A young actress is knocked unconscious due to a bombing during the Second World War. She soon finds herself in a dream where she is another woman being pursued by two suitors. She is unsure about which one she should pursue as her husband.

As:
Cast
Role:
John 'Beau' Beaumont
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Anna Neagle, David Farrar, Kathleen Harrison
58. All American Drawback (1935)
5
3
All American Drawback
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Lloyd French
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Gerrie Worthing, June Carr
59. In the Wake of the Bounty (1933)
6
3
In the Wake of the Bounty
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Fletcher Christian
Director:
Charles Chauvel
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
John Warwick, Arthur Greenaway, Mayne Lynton, Victor Gouriet
60. Cuban Rebel Girls (1959)
6
2
Cuban Rebel Girls
6
2

The film revolves around Fidel Castro as he tries to overthrow Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. He is aided by Errol Flynn, a war correspondent.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
The American Correspondent
Director:
Barry Mahon
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Beverly Aadland, John McKay, Jackie Jackler, Marie Edmund
61. I Adore You (1933)
7
3
I Adore You
7
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
George King
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Harold French, Margot Grahame, O.B. Clarence, Clifford Heatherley

Animation(s)

Rabbit Hood (1949)
Rabbit Hood
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Robin Hood
Director:
Chuck Jones
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Short, Family
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Mel Blanc

TV Shows and Videos

The Errol Flynn Theatre (1956)
The Errol Flynn Theatre
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Director:
Lawrence Huntington, John Lemont, Peter Maxwell, Don Chaffey, Joseph Sterling
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Mystery, Comedy