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List of Laurence Harvey Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
24
3
The Manchurian Candidate
24
3

Towards the end of the Korean War, a platoon of captured US soldiers is taken to Manchuria by their captors. Three days later, Staff Sergeant Raymond Shaw and Captain Bennett Marco return to UN lines and eventually to the USA to a hero’s welcome. But very soon, Marco starts having terrible nightmare, unaware that he has been brainwashed by the communists. 

Role:
Raymond Shaw
Starring:
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer
2. Summer and Smoke (1961)
19
3
Summer and Smoke
19
3
Role:
John Buchanan, Jr
Starring:
Rita Moreno, Geraldine Page, Una Merkel, John McIntire, Geraldine Page
Directed By:
Peter Glenville
3. Room at the Top (1959)
20
3
Room at the Top
20
3
Role:
Joe Lampton
Starring:
Donald Houston, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit
Directed By:
Jack Clayton
4. Darling (1965)
16
2
Darling
TV-MA
16
2

Diana Scott is a beautiful and young model in London, who manages to become popular, after she is acquainted with the well-known TV journalist Robert Gold. Eventually, Robert gets so infatuated with her, that he abandons his family to be with Diana. Things seem to go well, until Diana finds someone who may be able to provide even more money and fun than Robert can.

Role:
Miles Brand
Starring:
Dirk Bogarde, Julie Christie, John Schlesinger, José Luis de Vilallonga
Directed By:
John Schlesinger
5. He and She (1969)
14
3
He and She
14
3
Role:
He
Starring:
Isa Miranda, Sylva Koscina, Guido Mannari, Gina Sammarco
Directed By:
Mauro Bolognini
6. Seven Days to Noon (1950)
11
4
Seven Days to Noon
11
4
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Barry Jones, André Morell, Hugh Cross
Directed By:
Roy Boulting, John Boulting
8. The Silent Enemy (1958)
20
3
The Silent Enemy
20
3
Role:
Lieutenant Crabb, R.N.V.R.
Starring:
John Clements, Sidney James, Dawn Addams, Michael Craig
Directed By:
W.E. Fairchild
9. The Alamo (1960)
15
4
The Alamo
15
4

The Alamo is a Western historical war drama film which takes to the middle of the 19th century, where Mexican forces are invading Texas. Though the Mexican forces are stronger in number and have better arms and training, the Texans are not willing to give up, and their morale still remains high.

Role:
Col. William Travis
Directed By:
10. The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961)
13
3
The Long and the Short and the Tall
13
3

Set at the backdrop of the 1942 Malayan Campaign, the film focuses on seven British soldiers on a short jungle exercise, taking refuge from rain in an abandoned tin mine. While trying to make contact with the base, they pick up a Japanese signal, indicating the enemy is close by. Then, they capture a Japanese soldier.   

Starring:
David McCallum, Richard Todd, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, John Meillon
Directed By:
Leslie Norman
11. The Good Die Young (1954)
13
2
The Good Die Young
13
2

Mike is an injured aging boxer who can’t find a job. Joe is an unemployed clerk cuckolded by his mother-in-law. Eddie is an AWOL American airman with an unfaithful wife. Down on their luck, these three are lured to commit a robbery, by the scoundrel playboy Miles ‘Rave’ Ravenscourt who has gambling debts, with violent consequences. 

Role:
Rave
Starring:
Joan Collins, John Ireland, Richard Basehart, Gloria Grahame
Directed By:
Lewis Gilbert
12. Life at the Top (1965)
14
3
Life at the Top
14
3

Joe Lampton's ideal suburban family life takes a turn when he learns of his wife's affair which brings his drive to succeed to a screeching halt. In the hope to rediscover his former ambitious self, Joe moves to London with an attractive TV host.

Role:
Joe Lampton
Starring:
Jean Simmons, Honor Blackman, Donald Wolfit, Michael Craig
Directed By:
Ted Kotcheff
13. Man on the Run (1949)
11
4
Man on the Run
11
4
Role:
Detective Sergeant Lawson
Starring:
Edward Chapman, Howard Marion-Crawford, Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins
Directed By:
Lawrence Huntington
14. I Am a Camera (1955)
12
2
I Am a Camera
12
2

Based on Christopher Isherwood's 1945 book, The Berlin Stories, the film focuses on an unusual friendship between an aspiring English novelist and a flamboyant cabaret entertainer in pre-Nazi era Berlin. Released in July 1955, it went on to become one of the greatest box office hits in Great Britain. 

Role:
Christopher Isherwood
Starring:
Shelley Winters, Lea Seidl, Ron Randell, Julie Harris
Directed By:
Henry Cornelius
15. Landfall (1949)
11
5
Landfall
11
5

Landfall is a war drama film which tells the story of a British barmaid Mona who decides to help her fiance who is a pilot. Her fiance is accused of sinking a British submarine, which he had mistaken for a German one. Mona decides to investigate and find out what really happened. It is eventually revealed that it was a German submarine that had torpedoed the British submarine, and had taken its place, and it was the same submarine that Rick had sunk.

Starring:
Joss Ackland, Michael Denison, Charles Victor, Margaret Barton, Edith Sharpe
Directed By:
Ken Annakin
16. I Believe in You (1952)
11
4
I Believe in You
11
4

A retired Colonial Serviceman Henry Phipps takes on the job of a probation officer and finds it quiet challenging. Phipps along with his colleagues attempts to reform a young delinquent and a hardened criminal.

Starring:
Joan Collins, Celia Johnson, Cecil Parker, Harry Fowler, George Relph
Directed By:
Michael Relph, Basil Dearden
17. BUtterfield 8 (1960)
19
4
BUtterfield 8
19
4

BUtterfield 8 is a drama film which tells the story of a woman named Gloria Wandrous, who has a very active night-life. However, things take a turn when she finds herself falling for a married man, leading to tragic consequences.

Role:
Weston Liggett
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Dina Merrill, Mildred Dunnock, Eddie Fisher
Directed By:
Daniel Mann
18. The Dancing Years (1950)
11
9
The Dancing Years
11
9
Starring:
Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls, Patricia Dainton, Grey Blake,
Directed By:
Harold French
19. The Running Man (1963)
12
3
The Running Man
12
3

When Rex Black’s claim for his crashed plane is rejected by insurance company due to just expired policy, Rex, owner of one-plane transport company, decides to get even and fakes his death in a glider accident. With another identity, he moves to Malaga, Spain, and meets his wife and the insurance money. Then insurance investigator Stephen Maddox appears in Malaga, unsettling the Blacks. 

Role:
Rex Black
Starring:
Lee Remick, Felix Aylmer, Alan Bates, Eleanor Summerfield
Directed By:
Carol Reed
20. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
10
3
The Charge of the Light Brigade
PG-13
10
3
Starring:
Corin Redgrave, John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews
Directed By:
21. Of Human Bondage (1964)
13
3
Of Human Bondage
13
3
Role:
Philip Carey
Starring:
Robert Morley, Roger Livesey, Siobhan McKenna, Kim Novak
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway, Bryan Forbes, Ken Hughes
22. Storm Over the Nile (1955)
15
2
Storm Over the Nile
15
2

Harry Faversham, defies his family’s military tradition, and decides to avoid the British war by staying at his home in London. While his fellow officers call him a coward, his fiancée Mary calls off their engagement. 

Role:
John Durrance
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Anthony Steel, James Robertson Justice, Mary Ure
Directed By:
Zoltan Korda, Terence Young
23. Tchaikovsky (1970)
10
3
Tchaikovsky
10
3

Tschaikovsy is a biographical drama film which revolves around the life and work of Pyotr Ilyich Tschaikovsky, who is famous for having written some of the most popular concert and theatrical music in the classical repertoire.

Starring:
Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Kirill Lavrov, Evgeniy Leonov, Antonina Shuranova
Directed By:
Igor Talankin
24. Kampf um Rom II - Der Verrat (1969)
13
2
Kampf um Rom II - Der Verrat
13
2

A Roman leader Cethegus attempts to start a war between two kingdoms. However, things don’t according to his plan.

Role:
Cethegus
Starring:
Orson Welles, Sylva Koscina, Harriet Andersson, Robert Hoffmann
Directed By:
Andrew Marton, Robert Siodmak, Sergiu Nicolaescu
25. Twilight Women (1952)
10
3
Twilight Women
10
3

Vivanne is an unmarried nightclub singer whose life turns upside down after Jerry, her lover is arrested for murder. She eventually finds shelter at a boarding-house run by Nellie, a woman who provides help to unmarried mothers. However, unknown to Vivanne, Nellie is actually a cruel and selfish woman with an ulterior motive.

Role:
Jerry Nolan
Starring:
Lois Maxwell, Rene Ray, Freda Jackson, Vida Hope
Directed By:
Gordon Parry
26. The Deep (1970)
11
2
The Deep
11
2

John and Rae take their yacht for a cruise through the Indian Ocean, on the occasion of their honeymoon. They rescue a young man named Hughie, who claims to have escaped from another vessel after three of its crew members died due to food poisoning. John finds Hughie’s story unconvincing, and when Hughie is sleeping, he goes to inspect the sinking ship. He is surprised to find two passengers still alive.

Role:
Hughie Warriner
Starring:
Jeanne Moreau, Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, Michael Bryant
Directed By:
27. Night Watch (1973)
11
2
Night Watch
PG
11
2

In this British American suspense thriller, an unhappy housewife - Ellen Wheeler - who is recovering from a nervous breakdown claims to have witnessed a murder in the neighbourhood. However, upon investigation, the police does not find anything. Her husband John and friend Sarah have their doubts too, but Ellen soon claims she saw yet another murder.

Role:
John Wheeler
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Lang, Billie Whitelaw, Tony Britton
Directed By:
Brian G. Hutton
28. The Outrage (1964)
14
3
The Outrage
14
3
Role:
Husband
Starring:
Paul Newman, William Shatner, Edward G. Robinson, Claire Bloom, Edward G. Robinson
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
29. Kampf um Rom I (1968)
13
2
Kampf um Rom I
13
2

Cethergus, who is leader of the Roman nobility, travels to Bizantium, hoping to raise an army to attack the Goths.  

Role:
Cethegus
Starring:
Orson Welles, Honor Blackman, Sylva Koscina, Harriet Andersson
Directed By:
Andrew Marton, Robert Siodmak, Sergiu Nicolaescu
30. The Truth About Women (1957)
10
3
The Truth About Women
10
3

In order to restore another man’s faith in love, a man starts to recall his relationships with the women in his life whom he had loved. He also tells the story of the woman whom he ended up marrying, and how she left him during childbirth.

Role:
Sir Humphrey Tavistock
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Eva Gabor, Diane Cilento, Julie Harris, Mai Zetterling
Directed By:
Muriel Box
31. Expresso Bongo (1959)
11
3
Expresso Bongo
11
3
Role:
Johnny Jackson
Starring:
Yolande Donlan, Sylvia Syms, Cliff Richard, Meier Tzelniker
Directed By:
Val Guest
32. The Black Rose (1950)
10
4
The Black Rose
10
4
Starring:
Peter Sellers, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins, Michael Rennie, Tyrone Power
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
33. A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
12
3
A Dandy in Aspic
12
3

British agent Eberlin is instructed by his superiors to find and assassinate KGB agent Krasnevin who has killed many of their top agents. What they do not know is that Eberlin himself is the double-agent Krasnevin. When the ruthless, sociopathic British agent Gatiss is sent to assist him, Eberlin must find a way to survive. 

Role:
Eberlin
Starring:
Peter Edward Cook, Mia Farrow, Tom Courtenay, Harry Andrews, Peter Cook
Directed By:
Anthony Mann, Laurence Harvey
34. Wall of Death (1951)
11
3
Wall of Death
11
3
Role:
Maguire
Starring:
Hermione Baddeley, Leslie Dwyer, Susan Shaw, Maxwell Reed,
Directed By:
Lewis Gilbert
35. Romeo and Juliet (1954)
11
4
Romeo and Juliet
11
4

Adapted from the famous play of William Shakespeare, of the same name, this romantic drama film tells the story of a son of the Montagues family, and a daughter of the Capulets family, who fall in love, despite the fact that their families have hated each other strongly for years. 

Role:
Romeo
Starring:
John Gielgud, Flora Robson, Mervyn Johns, Susan Shentall
Directed By:
Renato Castellani
36. A Girl Named Tamiko (1962)
12
2
A Girl Named Tamiko
12
2

Ivan is a photographer from Europe, who is in Japan, but he wants to immigrate to the US. His frustration increases as his VISA keeps getting delayed again and again. Although he is in love with a Japanese girl, he uses his charm with women to entrap an embassy woman, hoping that it will help him get the VISA.

Role:
Ivan Kalin
Starring:
Michael Wilding, Gary Merrill, Martha Hyer, France Nuyen
Directed By:
John Sturges
37. Innocents in Paris (1953)
10
2
Innocents in Paris
10
2

A diverse group of British passengers fly to Paris for a weekend. An elderly lady-painter looks for fellow-artists in Louvre, while a young girl romances a Frenchman. A British diplomat attends important negotiations, but a cricket-fan spends time in an English bar. A Scotsman flaunts his kilt, whereas drummer befriends a local girl. Paris touches each one’s life in some way or the other. 

Starring:
Kenneth Williams, Christopher Lee, Alastair Sim, Ronald Shiner, Claire Bloom, Margaret Rutherford
Directed By:
Gordon Parry
38. After the Ball (1957)
9
3
After the Ball
9
3
Role:
Walter de Frece
Starring:
Ronnie Corbett, Jerry Verno, Jerry Stovin, Clive Morton
Directed By:
Compton Bennett
39. A Killer Walks (1952)
10
2
A Killer Walks
10
2
Role:
Ned Harsten
Starring:
Susan Shaw, Laurence Naismith, Sheila Shand Gibbs, Trader Faulkner
Directed By:
Ronald Drake
40. The Magic Christian (1969)
9
3
The Magic Christian
PG
9
3
Starring:
John Cleese, Roman Polanski, Richard Attenborough, Spike Milligan, Raquel Welch, Graham Chapman, Yul Brynner
Directed By:
Joseph McGrath
41. The Spy with a Cold Nose (1966)
9
2
The Spy with a Cold Nose
9
2
Role:
Francis Trevelyan
Starring:
Eric Portman, Lionel Jeffries, Daliah Lavi, Eric Sykes
Directed By:
Daniel Petrie
42. Cairo Road (1950)
9
2
Cairo Road
9
2
Role:
Lt. Mourad
Starring:
Eric Portman, Maria Mauban, Camelia, Harold Lang
Directed By:
David MacDonald
43. Escape to the Sun (1972)
9
2
Escape to the Sun
PG
9
2
Role:
Major Kirsanov
Starring:
John Ireland, Jack Hawkins, Lila Kedrova, Josephine Chaplin
Directed By:
Menahem Golan
44. The Ceremony (1963)
10
3
The Ceremony
10
3

The Ceremony is a crime drama film which tells the story of a bank robber, who is sentenced to jail after an innocent person is killed during his robbery attempt. Eventually, his brother comes up with a plan to get him out of prison, but only on the condition that he allows him to date his girlfriend.

Role:
Sean McKenna
Starring:
John Ireland, Ross Martin, Sarah Miles, Robert Walker Jr.
Directed By:
Laurence Harvey
45. King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)
9
2
King Richard and the Crusaders
9
2

While leading the Third Crusade, to win back the holy lands, King Richard the Lionheart has to deal with treachery in his own camp.  Things also get complicated as he finds himself attracted to an English woman.  

Role:
Sir Kenneth of Huntington
Starring:
Rex Harrison, Robert Douglas, George Sanders, Virginia Mayo
Directed By:
David Butler
46. Scarlet Thread (1951)
10
2
Scarlet Thread
10
2
Role:
Freddie
Starring:
Kathleen Byron, Dora Bryan, Sydney Tafler, Renee Kelly
Directed By:
Lewis Gilbert
47. Temptations (1949)
9
3
Temptations
9
3
Role:
John Matthews (as Lawrence Harvey)
Starring:
Marie Burke, John Stuart, Henry Oscar, Gwynneth Vaughan
Directed By:
Oswald Mitchell
48. WUSA (1970)
9
3
WUSA
GP
9
3

Rheinhardt, an alcoholic wanderer, accepts an announcer’s job at WUSA, a New Orleans right-wing radio station, although he doesn’t agree with the station’s political views. When friend Geraldine and activist neighbor Rainey question him about WUSA’s involvement in hate propaganda and conspiracy to instigate a riot at a planned rally, Rheinhardt realizes that he can’t insulate himself, and needs to take a stand.

Role:
Farley
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Diane Ladd, Wayne Rogers, Joanne Woodward, Cloris Leachman, Paul Newman, Pat Hingle
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
49. Welcome to Arrow Beach (1974)
8
2
Welcome to Arrow Beach
R
8
2

A hippie girl is provided shelter by a Korean War veteran, who lives with his sister in a mansion. However, soon the girl begins to suspect that something weird and sinister might be going on in the mansion.  

Role:
Jason Henry
Starring:
John Ireland, Stuart Whitman, Joanna Pettet, Meg Foster
Directed By:
Laurence Harvey
50. House of Darkness (1948)
8
3
House of Darkness
8
3
Role:
Francis (as Lawrence Harvey)
Starring:
Henry Oscar, Alexander Archdale, Lesley Osmond, John Teed
Directed By:
Oswald Mitchell
51. Appointment in Beirut (1969)
9
2
Appointment in Beirut
9
2

An alcoholic croupier lands a job in Lebanon, only to find that he was actually hired to act as a decoy in order to help the police arrest an international crime syndicate.  

Role:
Jeff Miller
Starring:
Ann-Margret, Ivan Desny, Alberto de Mendoza, José Calvo
Directed By:
Nino Zanchin
52. Two Loves (1961)
8
2
Two Loves
8
2

Anna Vorontosov, an American teaching in New Zealand, feels that Western teaching methods are not suitable for her largely Maori students, so she uses unconventional techniques, winning appreciation of students. Her fellow-teacher, Paul Lathrope, and senior inspector of primary schools, unhappily-married Englishman William Abercrombie, both fall in love with Anna. Frightened of love, sexually inhibited Anna learns to come to terms with herself.

Role:
Paul Lathrope
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Jack Hawkins, Nobu McCarthy, Ronald Long
Directed By:
Charles Walters
53. The Winter's Tale (1967)
8
2
The Winter's Tale
8
2
Role:
King Leontes
Starring:
Diana Churchill, Jane Asher, Jim Dale, Moira Redmond
Directed By:
Frank Dunlop
54. Yellow-Headed Summer (1974)
12
2
Yellow-Headed Summer
12
2
Role:
Jason Henry
Starring:
Walter Pidgeon,
55. The Doctor and the Devil (1965)
10
2
The Doctor and the Devil
10
2
Starring:
Geraldine Chaplin, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, Barbara Steele
Directed By:
Nicholas Ray

TV Movie(s)

1. Dial M for Murder (1967)
11
2
Dial M for Murder
11
2
Role:
Tony Wendice
Starring:
Diane Cilento, Cyril Cusack, Hugh O'Brian, Nigel Davenport
Directed By:
John Llewellyn Moxey

Animation(s)

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
G
Role:
Wilhelm Grimm / The Cobbler ('The Cobbler and the Elves')
Starring:
Barbara Eden, Claire Bloom, Walter Slezak, Karlheinz Böhm
Directed By:
Henry Levin, George Pal
Three Men in a Boat (1956)
Three Men in a Boat
Plot:

On a hot day, three friends decide to get away from London, and go on a boating holiday in order to get more fresh air and exercise. However, soon they realize that they are not well equipped for the trials of riverbank life.    

Role:
George
Starring:
Kenneth Williams, David Tomlinson, Lisa Gastoni, Jimmy Edwards
Directed By:
Ken Annakin

TV Shows and Videos

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
TV-14
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Mel Blanc, Clint Eastwood, Frances Bavier, Ed Asner, Keenan Wynn, Roger Moore
Directed By:
Robert Stevens, Paul Henreid, Herschel Daugherty, Norman Lloyd, Alfred Hitchcock
ITV Television Playhouse (1955)
ITV Television Playhouse
Starring:
Sean Connery, Ronnie Barker, Rod Taylor, Petula Clark, Donald Pleasence, Maggie Smith, Richard Harris
Directed By:
Cyril Coke, David Boisseau, Tania Lieven, Lionel Harris, Joan Kemp-Welch
Columbo (1971)
Columbo
Starring:
Martin Landau, Jeff Goldblum, Katey Sagal, Sorrell Booke, Eddie Albert, Kim Cattrall, Ian McShane
Directed By:
Vincent McEveety, James Frawley, Patrick McGoohan, Bernard L. Kowalski, Harvey Hart
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
Starring:
Harold Pinter, Audrey Hepburn, Luise Rainer, Michael Crawford, Richard Burton, Albert Finney, Michael Caine
Directed By:
Rudolph Cartier, Harold Clayton, Julian Amyes, Stephen Harrison, Wallace Douglas
Night Gallery (1969)
Night Gallery
TV-PG
Starring:
Buddy Ebsen, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Carl Reiner, David Carradine, Elsa Lanchester, Randy Quaid, Pat Boone
Directed By:
Jeannot Szwarc, Jeff Corey, Gene R. Kearney, Jerrold Freedman, John Badham
ITV Play of the Week (1955)
ITV Play of the Week
Starring:
John Hurt, Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Jeremy Brett, Donald Sutherland, Glenda Jackson, Judi Dench
Directed By:
Cyril Coke, John Llewellyn Moxey, Tania Lieven, David Boisseau, Joan Kemp-Welch
The Alcoa Hour (1955)
The Alcoa Hour
Starring:
Anne Bancroft, Vincent Price, Hume Cronyn, Christopher Plummer, Lloyd Bridges, Elaine Stritch, James Whitmore
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan, Herbert Hirschman, Norman Felton, Sidney Lumet, Kirk Browning
ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969)
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, George C. Scott, Alan Bennett, Brian Blessed, Richard Chamberlain, Ian Holm, Telly Savalas
Directed By:
John Jacobs, Marc Miller, Valerie Hanson, Barry Davis, John Sichel

Laurence Harvey Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Winner World Film Favorite - Male 1968