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List of Rex Harrison Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. My Fair Lady (1964)
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My Fair Lady
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Arrogant phonetics professor, Henry Higgins, believes he can teach anyone to speak high-society English perfectly, including Eliza Doolittle who has a strong cockney accent. As Eliza advances, a bond develops between her and Higgins. But the appearance of young aristocrat Freddy who is infatuated with Eliza might upset the balance. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Henry Higgins
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Family, Musical
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Jeremy Brett, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
2. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
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2

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a fantasy drama film which tells the story of Mrs. Lucy Muir, a widow, who moves to a village near the seaside, despite the disapproval of her in-laws. She rents a house which has a reputation of being haunted by the spirit of a seaman. However, it soon seems that not only the rumors about the ghost are true, but the ghost is quite harmless.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Daniel Gregg
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gene Tierney, Natalie Wood, George Sanders, Anna Lee, Edna Best
3. Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
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Unfaithfully Yours
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir Alfred De Carter
Director:
Preston Sturges
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Thriller, Music
Star Cast:
Rudy Vallee, Linda Darnell, Kurt Kreuger, Barbara Lawrence
4. The Great Game (1930)
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The Great Game
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As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Raymond
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Randle Ayrton, John Batten, Renee Clama, Jack Cock
5. Night Train to Munich (1940)
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Night Train to Munich
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dickie Randall a.k.a. Gus Bennett
Director:
Carol Reed
Genres:
War, Thriller
Star Cast:
Margaret Lockwood, Paul Henreid, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne
6. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
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2
The Agony and the Ecstasy
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pope Julius II
Director:
Carol Reed
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo
7. Blithe Spirit (1945)
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Blithe Spirit
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Condomine
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Noël Coward, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Hugh Wakefield,
9. St. Martin's Lane (1938)
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St. Martin's Lane
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In this black and white comedy drama, Charles Staggers, a busker in London, comes across a pickpocket Libby. He spots her potential as a dancer and takes her under his wings. Later, he falls in love with her. Libby soon bags an opportunity to work with a famous theatre composer, Harley Prentiss, and thereafter climbs the ladder of success quickly. Meanwhile, Charles is heartbroken.

As:
Cast
Role:
Harley Prentiss
Director:
Tim Whelan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vivien Leigh, Charles Laughton, Larry Adler, Tyrone Guthrie
10. Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
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2
Anna and the King of Siam
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
King Mongkut
Director:
John Cromwell
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Irene Dunne, Gale Sondergaard, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Darnell
11. Cleopatra (1963)
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Cleopatra
G
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2

This epic historical drama film chronicles the story of Queen Cleopatra, who in order to save her kingdom from the imperial ambitions of Rome, became the mistress of Julius Caesar.

As:
Cast
Role:
Julius Caesar
Genres:
History, Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
13. Major Barbara (1941)
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Major Barbara
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Adolphus Cusins
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Deborah Kerr, Sybil Thorndike, Robert Newton, Robert Morley
14. Midnight Lace (1960)
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2
Midnight Lace
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anthony Preston
Director:
David Miller
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Myrna Loy, Roddy McDowall, John Gavin
16. Journey Together (1945)
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Journey Together
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2

When the Second World War begins, David Wilton and John Aynesworth join a group of cadets in England for military training. They are eventually sent to America, to be trained in air combat. However, they are soon separated when David is sent to Canada to attend navigator’s school, while John is sent off to Europe for combat.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Boulting
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Richard Attenborough, Edward G. Robinson, Stuart Latham, David Tomlinson, Hugh Wakefield
17. Escape (1948)
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Escape
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2

Escape is a thriller film which tells the story of a convict who is sentenced to prison for three years, after he kills a detective. However, he soon manages to escape from prison, and is aided by a local girl. They fall for each other, but she eventually persuades him to surrender himself to the law.

As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Denant
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Jill Esmond, William Hartnell, Peggy Cummins, Cyril Cusack
19. Storm in a Teacup (1937)
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2
Storm in a Teacup
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2

A free-spirited English reporter working for a local newspaper clashes with a powerful politician. Meanwhile, he also starts developing feelings for the latter’s daughter.

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Burdon
Director:
Victor Saville, Ian Dalrymple
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vivien Leigh, Cecil Parker, Sara Allgood, Ursula Jeans
20. The Foxes of Harrow (1947)
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2
The Foxes of Harrow
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Stephen Fox
Director:
John M. Stahl
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Victor McLaglen, Maureen O'Hara, Vanessa Brown, Richard Haydn
21. Notorious Gentleman (1945)
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Notorious Gentleman
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian Kenway
Director:
Sidney Gilliat
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Godfrey Tearle, Lilli Palmer, Griffith Jones, Margaret Johnston
23. Marriage a la Mode (1955)
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2
Marriage a la Mode
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Patient
Director:
Sidney Gilliat
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cecil Parker, Nicole Maurey, Kay Kendall, Sally Lahee
24. A Yank in London (1945)
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2
A Yank in London
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Major David Bruce
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Neagle, Dean Jagger, Robert Morley, Nancy Price
25. Ten Days in Paris (1940)
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2
Ten Days in Paris
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Stevens
Director:
Tim Whelan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
C.V. France, Joan Marion, Kaaren Verne, Leo Genn
26. Shalimar (1978)
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Shalimar
PG-13
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir John Locksley
Director:
Krishna Shah
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Kader Khan, John Saxon, Sylvia Miles, Dharmendra
27. The Long Dark Hall (1951)
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The Long Dark Hall
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2

Based on a novel titled A Case to Answer, this mystery crime thriller film revolves around Arthur Groome, who starts an extra marital affair with a chorus girl named Rose. One day, he visits her apartment only to discover that she has been murdered. Fearing that his wife will find out about the affair, he refuses to call the police, but he soon becomes the prime suspect for her murder.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Arthur Groome
Director:
Anthony Bushell, Reginald Beck
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Lilli Palmer, Tania Heald, Henrietta Barry, Dora Sevening
28. The Four Poster (1952)
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2
The Four Poster
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Edwards
Director:
Irving Reis
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Lilli Palmer,
29. Doctor Dolittle (1967)
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2
Doctor Dolittle
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. John Dolittle
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Samantha Eggar, Peter Bull, Anthony Newley
30. Men Are Not Gods (1936)
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Men Are Not Gods
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As:
Cast
Role:
Tommy Stapledon
Director:
Walter Reisch
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Noël Coward, Miriam Hopkins, Gertrude Lawrence, Sebastian Shaw,
32. Over the Moon (1939)
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Over the Moon
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2

Over the Moon is a comedy film which revolves around Jane Benson, who runs a large family house in Yorkshire, although she just manages to make ends meet. She is in love with Freddie Jarvis, and she wants to get married to him. However, her life takes a turn when she finds out she has inherited eighteen million pounds.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Freddie Jarvis
Director:
William K. Howard, Thornton Freeland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Merle Oberon, Ursula Jeans, Robert Douglas, Louis Borel
33. King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)
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King Richard and the Crusaders
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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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Emir Hderim Sultan Saladin
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
History, War, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Robert Douglas, George Sanders, Virginia Mayo
34. A Flea in Her Ear (1968)
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2
A Flea in Her Ear
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2

A French woman Gabrielle is convinced that her lawyer husband Victor is having an affair, as he doesn’t pay much attention to her physical needs. Therefore, she sets up a meeting with her husband at a bordello hotel, but her husband is completely unaware that the woman he is going to meet is his own wife.

As:
Cast
Role:
Victor Chandebisse / Poche
Director:
Jacques Charon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Louis Jourdan, John Williams, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Roberts
35. The Happy Thieves (1961)
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2
The Happy Thieves
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2

A cunning art thief romances a wealthy duchess, in order to be able to steal a priceless painting from her collection.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy Bourne
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Britt Ekland, Rita Hayworth, Grégoire Aslan, Joseph Wiseman, Alida Valli
36. Ashanti (1979)
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2
Ashanti
R
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, William Holden, Omar Sharif, Peter Ustinov, Beverly Johnson
37. Staircase (1969)
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Staircase
R
8
2

Charles and Harry are an ageing gay couple, who work as hairstylists. They have been living together for more than two decades, but they can’t dream of a future without each other.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Michael Rogers, Royston Starr, Jake Kavanagh, Dermot Kelly
38. The Fifth Musketeer (1979)
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2
The Fifth Musketeer
PG
8
2

The story is based on the last section of The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later, the third and final novel of the d'Artagnan series written by Alexandre Dumas. The film focuses on the palace intrigues in seventeenth century France and how a somewhat aged d'Artagnan helps the king to vanquish his enemies. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Action, Romance, Adventure
39. School for Husbands (1937)
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2
School for Husbands
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leonard Drummond
Director:
Andrew Marton
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Diana Churchill, Henry Kendall, June Clyde, Romney Brent
40. School for Scandal (1930)
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2
School for Scandal
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Maurice Elvey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anna Neagle, Basil Gill, Madeleine Carroll, Ian Fleming, Henry Hewitt
41. A Time to Die (1982)
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A Time to Die
R
7
1

During the final days of the Second World War, Michael Rogan, an American spy is taken captive, along with his wife and his comrades from the French underground. Despite brutal interrogation, he doesn’t give out any information, and his wife is eventually murdered along with his comrades, and he is also left for dead. Rogan manages to survive, and after the war, he sets out on a mission of revenge against his captors, and decides to kill them one by one.

As:
Cast
Role:
Van Osten
Director:
Matt Cimber, Joe Tornatore
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Rod Taylor, Raf Vallone, Edward Albert, Linn Stokke
42. Fenomenal and the Treasure of Tutankamen (1968)
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1
Fenomenal and the Treasure of Tutankamen
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ruggero Deodato
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Gordon Mitchell, Lucretia Love, Carla Romanelli, John Karlsen
43. Continental Express (1939)
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Continental Express
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jacques Sauvin
Director:
Herbert Mason
Genres:
War, Thriller, Drama, Romance, Crime, Mystery, Adventure
Star Cast:
John Loder, Valerie Hobson, Muriel Aked, George Devine
44. Titanic in a Tub: The Golden Age of Toy Boats (1981)
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2
Titanic in a Tub: The Golden Age of Toy Boats
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Tim Forbes
Genres:
Short

TV Movie(s)

1. Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love (1974)
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Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Arnold Laven, John Badham
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Leonard Nimoy, Lorne Greene, Agnes Moorehead, Bill Bixby, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lloyd Bochner, Leonard Nimoy
2. The Kingfisher (1985)
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2
The Kingfisher
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cecil
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack, Gary Owen

TV Shows and Videos

Rex Harrison Awards

Academy Awards
My Fair Lady Best Actor in a Leading Role 1965
Golden Globe Awards
My Fair Lady Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1965