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List of Richard Todd Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Longest Day (1962)
13
4
The Longest Day
G
13
4

The Longest Day is a epic war film, which revolves around the events of the famous D-day, told from both the perspectives of the Allied Forces as well as the Germans. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck
Genres:
Drama, War, Action, History
2. The Hasty Heart (1949)
18
2
The Hasty Heart
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lachie
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Patricia Neal, Howard Marion-Crawford, Ronald Reagan, Anthony Nicholls
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male
3. The Dam Busters (1955)
16
2
The Dam Busters
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wing Commander Guy Gibson, V.C., D.S.O., D.F.C.
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
History, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Basil Sydney, Ursula Jeans, Michael Redgrave, Patrick Barr
4. A Man Called Peter (1955)
18
2
A Man Called Peter
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Rev. Peter Marshall
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Family, Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Jill Esmond, Marjorie Rambeau, Jean Peters, Les Tremayne
5. The Boys (1962)
12
4
The Boys
12
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Victor Webster
Director:
Sidney J. Furie
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Morley, Tony Garnett, Ronald Lacey, Dudley Sutton
6. The Very Edge (1963)
12
2
The Very Edge
12
2

Tracey is happily married to an architect named Geofrey. However, their lives turn upside down after Tracey is assaulted by a maniac, who break into their home. She is thus left with trauma, and it doesn’t heal even after they move home, and take a holiday. Due to his wife’s depression, Geofrey eventually starts developing feelings for his secretary, who seems to have totally fallen for him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Geoffrey Lawrence
Director:
Cyril Frankel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeremy Brett, Nicole Maurey, Anne Heywood, Jack Hedley
7. The Naked Earth (1958)
11
3
The Naked Earth
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Finlay Currie, John Kitzmiller, Juliette Gréco, Laurence Naismith
8. Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958)
12
3
Chase a Crooked Shadow
12
3

When a man comes to her villa claiming to be her late brother Ward, heiress Kimberly Prescott calls the police.  Since he has all the papers necessary to prove his credentials police believe Kim to be unstable. Quickly, the imposter takes charge of the house, bringing in his accomplices, a butler and a woman called Mrs. Whitman. Kim’s maid is also given time off. What is he up to?   

As:
Cast
Role:
Ward
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Anne Baxter, Herbert Lom, Alexander Knox, Faith Brook
9. Never Let Go (1960)
12
3
Never Let Go
12
3

John Cummings is a struggling cosmetics salesman who needs his car, a 1959 Ford Anglia, to keep his job. When the car is stolen under instructions of a stolen car dealer, Lionel Meadows, John resolves to do whatever it takes to recover the car. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John Cummings
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Peter Sellers, Carol White, Elizabeth Sellars, Adam Faith
10. Stage Fright (1950)
12
3
Stage Fright
12
3

Stage Fright is a thriller film which tells the story of Jonathan, who is wanted for the murder of the husband of his mistress, who is a singer. His friend Eve, who is a struggling actress, decides to help him prove his innocence, and clear his name.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan Cooper
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
11. The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961)
14
2
The Long and the Short and the Tall
14
2

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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Mitchem
Director:
Leslie Norman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
David McCallum, Laurence Harvey, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, John Meillon
12. Good Morning, Boys (1937)
11
2
Good Morning, Boys
11
2

Good Morning, Boys! is a comedy film which tells the story of Dr Benjamin Twist, and his students who are on a trip to Paris. However, things get complicated when they unwillingly get involved with art thieves.

As:
Cast
Director:
Marcel Varnel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Gawthorne, Lilli Palmer, Will Hay, Martita Hunt,
13. The Hellions (1961)
11
3
The Hellions
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Sam Hargis
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Adventure, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Lionel Jeffries, Anne Aubrey, Jamie Uys, Marty Wilde
14. The Virgin Queen (1955)
12
2
The Virgin Queen
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir Walter Raleigh
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Drama, History, Romance
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Joan Collins, Rod Taylor, Jay Robinson, Herbert Marshall
15. Battle Hell (1957)
13
2
Battle Hell
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Cmdr. Kerans, RN
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Akim Tamiroff, Keye Luke, William Hartnell, Donald Houston,
16. The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)
14
2
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
14
2

After defeating overbearing Sheriff of Nottingham at an archery contest, the Earl of Huntington is deprived of his title and property, and his father is murdered. He turns into an outlaw, Robin Hood, who along with other oppressed men, rises against the tyrannical rule and over-taxation of the Sheriff of Nottingham, and Prince John, who has held his lady-love, Maid Marian, hostage. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Robin Hood
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Action, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Peter Finch, James Hayter, James Robertson Justice, Joan Rice
17. Intent to Kill (1958)
11
3
Intent to Kill
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Bob McLaurin
Director:
Jack Cardiff
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Herbert Lom, Betsy Drake, Warren Stevens, Carlo Giustini
18. Danger Within (1959)
12
3
Danger Within
12
3

Danger Within is a war drama film, which takes us to 1943, during the time of the Second World War. It tells the story of a Prisoner-of-War camp, where a lot of failed escape attempts are made. Eventually a few British officers plan a dramatic mass escape.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Col. David Baird, M.C.
Director:
Don Chaffey
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Attenborough, Michael Caine, Donald Houston, Bernard Lee
19. The Interrupted Journey (1949)
12
2
The Interrupted Journey
12
2

John North leaves his wife behind and elopes with his mistress Susan. They go on a train trip, but on their way, they feel that someone is following them. John jumps off the train after pulling the cord, and later comes to know that it crashed shortly. He also learns that Susan was shot just before the crash, which make him sure that someone has been tailing them.

As:
Cast
Role:
John North
Director:
Daniel Birt
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Roger Moore, Ralph Truman, Alexander Gauge, Valerie Hobson
20. A Yank at Oxford (1938)
10
2
A Yank at Oxford
10
2

Brash young American athlete Lee Sheridan wins a scholarship to Cardinal College, Oxford University. But his bragging nature immediately alienates everyone including Paul Beaumont and the Dean. Things get complicated when he falls in love with Paul’s sister Molly and unwittingly ends up being expelled from college. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Conway
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Sport
Star Cast:
Lionel Barrymore, Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Sullivan
21. Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue (1953)
13
2
Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue
13
2

Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue is an adventure biographical drama film, which takes us to the 18th century, during the reign of King George I. The film revolves around the wartime adventures of Scottish highland leader Rob Roy MacGregor. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rob Roy MacGregor
Director:
Harold French
Genres:
Adventure, Biography, War, History, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Finlay Currie, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough
22. Old Bones of the River (1938)
10
2
Old Bones of the River
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marcel Varnel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Robert Adams, Graham Moffatt
23. Shadow of the Guillotine (1956)
10
2
Shadow of the Guillotine
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Comte Axel von Fersen
Director:
Jean Delannoy
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Aimé Clariond, Michèle Morgan, Jeanne Boitel, Jacques Bergerac
25. The Sword and the Rose (1953)
10
2
The Sword and the Rose
10
2

Henry VIII’s sister Mary Tudor is not allowed to marry her love, Charles Brandon as he is not nobility. When she tries to flee after Brandon, he is thrown in the Tower of London while she is permitted to choose her second husband provided she marries aging King Louis of France. With other hindrances like Duke of Buckingham, will the lovers ever unite? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Brandon
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Drama, Family, History, Adventure
Star Cast:
Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough, Jane Barrett
26. Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)
10
2
Lightning Strikes Twice
10
2

Lightning Strikes Twice is a mystery drama film that tells the story of an actress who on her wedding night, discovers that her husband might be guilty all along for a murder. She also feels that his next intended victim might be she herself. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Trevelyan
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Film-Noir, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Conroy, Zachary Scott, Ruth Roman, Mercedes McCambridge
27. For Them That Trespass (1949)
10
3
For Them That Trespass
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Herbert Edward Logan
Director:
Alberto Cavalcanti
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Stephen Murray, Michael Laurence, Rosalyn Boulter, Patricia Plunkett
28. Asylum (1972)
12
2
Asylum
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Ward Baker
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Britt Ekland, Robert Powell, Herbert Lom, Peter Cushing, Barry Morse
29. Saint Joan (1957)
10
2
Saint Joan
10
2

Based on a play by George Bernard Shaw, the movie tells the story of Joan of Arc. The French saint and heroine led the French army in many successful battles against the English until she was tragically betrayed and burnt at the stake for her connection to God.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dunois, Bastard of Orleans
Director:
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Jean Seberg, Richard Widmark, Felix Aylmer, Anton Walbrook, Richard Widmark
30. The Assassin (1952)
11
2
The Assassin
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Edward Mercer
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Margot Grahame, George Coulouris, Eva Bartok, John Gregson
31. Crime Does Not Pay (1962)
10
2
Crime Does Not Pay
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gérard Oury
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danielle Darrieux, Edwige Feuillère, Michèle Morgan, Rina Morelli,
34. Portrait of Clare (1950)
10
2
Portrait of Clare
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Hart
Director:
Lance Comfort
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ronald Howard, Jeremy Spenser, Margaret Johnston, Robin Bailey
35. Subterfuge (1968)
10
2
Subterfuge
10
2

Dallan comes into a town to investigate the murder of an old friend Andrew. He crosses paths with Jacob, another friend, who is connected to the drug dealing business. Dallan learns that the business Jacob is involved in might be the very syndicate that may be responsible for Andrew’s death.

As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Victor Redmayne
Director:
Peter Graham Scott
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Gene Barry, Tom Adams, Suzanna Leigh
36. The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)
9
2
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita
9
2

When British woman Moira falls in love with Italian musician Lorenzo, she leaves her indifferent husband and children, and goes to Italy. Her children, Michael and Debbie, travel to Lorenzo’s Villa Fiorita in Italy, where joining hands with Lorenzo’s daughter Donna, they try to break-up the couple. Finally, Lorenzo decides to send them home. Will they have to return without their mother? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Darrell
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Olivia Hussey, Maureen O'Hara, Rossano Brazzi, Phyllis Calvert
37. Flesh and Blood (1951)
9
2
Flesh and Blood
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Cameron / Sutherland
Director:
Anthony Kimmins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Glynis Johns, Joan Greenwood, André Morell, Ursula Howells
38. D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)
9
2
D-Day the Sixth of June
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Col. John Wynter
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Romance, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Robert Taylor, Edmond O'Brien, John Williams, Dana Wynter
39. Dorian Gray (1970)
9
2
Dorian Gray
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Basil Hallward
Director:
Massimo Dallamano
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Herbert Lom, Margaret Lee, Marie Liljedahl, Helmut Berger
41. The Bed (1954)
9
2
The Bed
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Capitaine Davidson (segment "Billet de logement, Le")
Director:
Jean Delannoy, Gianni Franciolini, Henri Decoin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeanne Moreau, Vittorio De Sica, Françoise Arnoul, Dawn Addams
42. Home Before Midnight (1979)
9
2
Home Before Midnight
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Pete Walker
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Aubrey, Juliet Harmer, Mark Burns, Alison Elliott
43. Why Bother to Knock (1961)
9
2
Why Bother to Knock
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Bill Ferguson
Director:
Cyril Frankel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Judith Anderson, Nicole Maurey, Rik Battaglia, June Thorburn
44. Affair in Monte Carlo (1952)
8
2
Affair in Monte Carlo
8
2

The owner of a cafe, recalls his wealthy former lover, who had fallen in love with a man who was obsessed with gambling.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Young Man
Director:
Victor Saville
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Merle Oberon, Leo Genn, Stephen Murray, Peter Reynolds
45. Sanders (1963)
8
2
Sanders
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Inspector Harry Sanders
Director:
Lawrence Huntington
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Walter Rilla, Albert Lieven, Marianne Koch, Jeremy Lloyd
46. Coast of Skeletons (1965)
8
2
Coast of Skeletons
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Sanders
Director:
Robert Lynn
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Dale Robertson, Marianne Koch, Elga Andersen, Heinz Drache
47. No. 1 of the Secret Service (1977)
8
2
No. 1 of the Secret Service
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur Loveday
Director:
Lindsay Shonteff
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Geoffrey Keen, Aimi MacDonald, Dudley Sutton, Nicky Henson
48. Bloodbath (1979)
8
2
Bloodbath
8
2

Chicken is a drug-addicted poet living in a small Spanish village, who is struggling to deal with his addiction and his hallucinations. Meanwhile, Treasure, an alcoholic actress is hoping that she will get a call from Hollywood for a comeback.

As:
Cast
Role:
Terence
Director:
Silvio Narizzano
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Carroll Baker, Dennis Hopper, Faith Brook, Win Wells
49. The Love-Ins (1967)
7
1
The Love-Ins
7
1

Larry and Patricia run their own radical newspaper in their college, which eventually gets them kicked out of their school. Their teacher, Dr Jonathan Barnett, decides to quit his job as well, to protect their expulsion. The students invite him, therefore, to their communal hangout, and hail him as a guru, but soon it seems to lead to a cult.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Jonathan Barnett
Director:
Arthur Dreifuss
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Gary Busey, James MacArthur, Mark Goddard, Susan Oliver, Gary Busey
50. Murder One (1988)
8
2
Murder One
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Graeme Campbell
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Thomas, James Wilder, Stephen Shellen, Errol Slue

TV Movie(s)

1. Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (1992)
9
2
Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Roberts
Director:
Bill Corcoran
Genres:
Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Claude Akins, Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Jenny Seagrove, Joss Ackland

TV Shows and Videos

Boy Dominic (1974)
Boy Dominic
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Charles Bulman (13 episodes, 1974)
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Brian Blessed, Hildegard Neil, Murray Dale, Ruth Kettlewell
Doctor Who (1963)
Doctor Who
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Waris Hussein, John Gorrie, Matthew Robinson, Gerald Blake, David Maloney
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Jason Connery, Nicholas Parsons, Brian Blessed, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, William Hartnell
The Last Place on Earth (1985)
The Last Place on Earth
As:
Cast
Director:
Ferdinand Fairfax
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Dennehy, Hugh Grant, Max von Sydow, Stephen Moore, Martin Shaw, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Ståle Bjørnhaug
Jenny's War (1985)
Jenny's War
PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Gethers
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Hugh Grant, Nigel Hawthorne, Patrick Ryecart, Christopher Cazenove, Dyan Cannon
The Dick Emery Show (1963)
The Dick Emery Show
As:
Cast
Director:
Harold Snoad, Mike Crisp, Colin Charman, Bill Ersser
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Emery

Richard Todd Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Hasty Heart Most Promising Newcomer - Male 1950