Peter Sellers- 20 Classics

If you want to see every Peter Sellers movie, here are some over-looked roles, plus the classics that every film fan must check out.

Top 5 are the essentials, then some over-looked gems and lastly, others of interest.
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1.
The Party (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A clerical mistake results in a bumbling Indian film star being invited to an exclusive Hollywood party instead of being fired. (99 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
2.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
3.
The Pink Panther (1963)
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Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom" before he conducts his most daring heist yet--a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as "The Pink Panther." (115 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
4.
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate. (102 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ The 2nd (and personal favorite) "Pink Panther" film with Sellers. ” - Harry-Hood
 
5.
Being There (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics. (130 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
6.
After the Fox (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Peter Sellers plays Aldo Vanucci (aka the Fox), one of the greatest criminals of the world and master of disguise... (103 mins.)
 
7.
The Optimists of Nine Elms (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A retired entertainer makes his living as a street musician on the streets of London. Two young children befriend the old musician, brightening his otherwise colorless life. (110 mins.)
Director: Anthony Simmons
 
8.
The Blockhouse (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year. (93 mins.)
Director: Clive Rees
 
9.
Where Does It Hurt? (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A corrupt hospital administrator decides to get as much money as possible from the patients by any means necessary - lie, cheat or steal. (87 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
 
10.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat... (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
11.
Casino Royale (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH. (131 mins.)
 
12.
What's New Pussycat (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own. (108 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
13.
There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
TV personality Robert Danvers, an exceedingly vain rotter, seduces young women daily, never staying long with one... (95 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
14.
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Inspector Clouseau is put on the case when the Pink Panther diamond is stolen, with the Phantom's trademark glove the only clue. (113 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
15.
Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
To prove that he still is strong and powerful, Philippe Douvier decides to kill Clouseau. Once news of his "death" has been announced, Clouseau tries to take advantage of it and goes undercover with Cato to find out who tried to kill him. (99 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ The last good Pink Panther movie, with Sellers or anyone. ” - Harry-Hood
 
16.
Undercovers Hero (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts... (107 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
17.
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae... (100 mins.)
Director: Piers Haggard
 
18.
Hoffman (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him. Though he's a creep throughout... (113 mins.)
Director: Alvin Rakoff
 
19.
The Millionairess (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A Millionairess and a doctor cannot marry until they meet conditions set-up by their respective parents. (90 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
20.
A Day at the Beach (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Bernie, a self-destructive alcoholic, is given watch over his niece Winnie. He tests the patience of the various people he knows and Winnie is often left on her own. (93 mins.)
Director: Simon Hesera
“ Very interesting if unusual film for Sellers: dark and, well-- Roman Polanski's writing credit should be fair warning.... ” - Harry-Hood