The Complete Christopher Lee Feature Filmography (1948-2016)by GusF | created - 10 Jan 2015 | updated - 26 Jul 2016 | Public
From his film debut in 1948 until his death in 2015, Christopher Lee appeared in at least one film in every year except for 1993, 1995, 1997, 2000 and 2006. His final film, "The Hunting of the Snark", will be released posthumously in 2016.
The most films in which he appeared in any year was 11 in 1970.
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2. One Night with You (1948)
92 min | Comedy, Musical
Two strangers meet when they both miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of 'It Happened One Night'.
3. Hamlet (1948)
Unrated | 154 min | Drama
Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.
This was the first of 24 films that Christopher Lee made with Peter Cushing.
4. A Song for Tomorrow (1948)
62 min | Drama, Romance
Derek Wardell is struck with amnesia, and the last thing he remembers is the beautiful voice of the opera singer Helen Maxwell. When he regains consciousness, Wardell thinks that he's in love with her.
5. Penny and the Pownall Case (1948)
47 min | Drama, Mystery
A glamour model helps Scotland Yard to catch a criminal gang.
This is the first of many, many films in which Christopher Lee played a villain.
6. My Brother's Keeper (1948)
Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the ... See full summary »
8. Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott's 1912 expedition and his quest to be the first to reach the South Pole in Antarctica.
9. The Gay Lady (1949)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »
10. They Were Not Divided (1950)
102 min | War
The film begins in a WW II training depot of a British Guards armoured regiment where recruits from many walks of life learn to survive the strict discipline and training together before ... See full summary »
11. Prelude to Fame (1950)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama
While vacationing in Italy, Nick Morell, son of John Morell, a famous English philosopher and amateur musician and his wife Catherine, becomes friendly with young Guido, and Morell ... See full summary »
13. Valley of the Eagles (1951)
Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama
A Norwegian scientist builds a device that can convert sound waves into electrical energy. However, the machine is stolen by the scientist's wife and assistant, who head across the frozen ... See full summary »
14. The Crimson Pirate (1952)
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy
During the 1700s, pirate Captain Vallo seizes a British warship and gets involved in various money-making schemes involving Caribbean rebels led by El Libre, British envoy Baron Jose Gruda and a beautiful courtesan named Consuelo.
15. Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (1952)
93 min | Comedy
Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken ... See full summary »
17. Babes in Bagdad (1952)
79 min | Comedy
Hassan, the Kadi of Bagdad, has a harem housing twelve beauties, but concentrates his attention on Zohara. A newcomer, Kyra, introduces rebellion into the by the unheard of act of ... See full summary »
20. Innocents in Paris (1953)
102 min | Adventure, Comedy
A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty ... See full summary »
22. Destination Milan (1954)
78 min | Drama
Compilation of three episodes of "Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Presents" television series: "Lowland Fling," "The Guilty Person," and "Destination Milan."
24. That Lady (1955)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Ana, the Princess of Eboli, wears a black patch over her right eye, where she was blinded as a youth when fighting a duel in defense of her king, the despotic Philip. Thereafter she and the... See full summary »
25. The Dark Avenger (1955)
Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the 14th century when the Hundred-Year War between France and England ends with the English occupation of French Aquitainia rebel French knights vow to oust Prince Edward of Walles, ruler of Aquitainia.
26. Police Dog (1955)
70 min | Crime, Drama
When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than ... See full summary »
28. Alias John Preston (1955)
Approved | 71 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance
Wealthy John Preston arrives in small town Deanbridge. He invests in local businesses and gets involved in community affairs. Eventually, he meets a local belle, Sally, and wins her from ... See full summary »
30. Private's Progress (1956)
102 min | Comedy, War
In WW2, a failed British officer is selected by his uncle, a Brigadier with the War Office, to participate in a secret operation to "recover" looted artworks from the Nazis.
31. Alexander the Great (1956)
Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great.
32. Port Afrique (1956)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip ... See full summary »
35. Night Ambush (1957)
Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.
36. The Accursed (1957)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Mystery
A German Jewish doctor, who is a former resistance fighter against the Nazis during the war, attends an annual reunion at the home of a former British officer. However, when he discovers ... See full summary »
37. She Played with Fire (1957)
95 min | Crime, Drama
An insurance investigator runs into an ex-girlfriend, who is still as beautiful as he remembered her but is now married. He soon finds himself involved in arson, blackmail and murder.
38. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
Votes: 7,329 | Gross: $7.00M
This was Christopher Lee's first of 22 Hammer films.
39. Stowaway Girl (1957)
87 min | Drama
A middle-aged steamboat captain who believes in a rigorous self-control when it comes to needs, desires and emotions slowly falls for a pretty female stowaway.
40. Bitter Victory (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, War
A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
42. A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
117 min | Drama, History, Romance
During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, Frenchwoman Lucie Manette falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay who's hiding his true identity and purpose.
44. Missiles from Hell (1958)
82 min | Drama, War
This forgotten war adventure centres on the secret Nazi missile installation of the V1 Rocket. Rennie is a guerilla fighter who leads a group of Polish fighters on a mission to destroy the ... See full summary »
45. Corridors of Blood (1958)
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Dr. Thomas Bolton fights for the use of anesthetic in surgery and uses himself as a guinea pig but soon finds himself addicted.
46. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery
When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.
47. The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A centenarian artist and scientist in 1890 Paris maintains his youth and health by periodically replacing a gland with that of a living person.
48. Hot Money Girl (1959)
81 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Hidden somewhere inside St. Teresa's Convent in Czechoslovakia is a box containing a fortune in jewels. A lot of people are after it.
50. Tempi duri per i vampiri (1959)
85 min | Comedy, Horror
Baron Osvaldo Lambertenghi is forced to sell his ancestral castle; when it's converted into a hotel, he stays on as a bellboy. His mysterious uncle arrives--and turns out to be a vampire. ... See full summary »
51. Playgirl After Dark (1960)
90 min | Crime, Drama
A French reporter working on a steamy story about the secret strip joints found in London's Soho district becomes involved in the lives of the owner and star of a famous club.
52. The City of the Dead (1960)
PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young college student arrives in a sleepy Massachusetts town to research witchcraft; during her stay at an eerie inn, she discovers a startling secret about the town and its inhabitants.
55. The Hands of Orlac (1960)
95 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit ... See full summary »
56. The Terror of the Tongs (1961)
Not Rated | 76 min | Action, Adventure
In 1910, Hong Kong members of a secret Tong crime syndicate protect their identities by murdering the daughter of a British sea captain who vows revenge.
57. Scream of Fear (1961)
Approved | 81 min | Horror, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound young woman returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.
58. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer." The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.
59. Hercules in the Haunted World (1961)
91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Hercules must journey in Hades itself to retrieve the magic stone that will free his love from the powers of darkness.
61. The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A group of ruthless pirates attack a 17th Century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.
63. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.
65. Katarsis (1963)
Filmed in Odescalchi Castle and Lake Bracciano near Rome. A group of dropouts find an old man (Lee) in a castle. The old man subsequently turns into the Devil and seizes them. Filmed in ... See full summary »
66. Horror Castle (1963)
Unrated | 84 min | Horror
Women are being tortured to death with various torture devices in the dungeon of an old castle by a deformed, hooded, holocaust survivor.
67. The Whip and the Body (1963)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror
In the 19th century, a sadistic nobleman terrorizes the members of his family. He is found dead, but his ghost soon returns to haunt the residents of his castle.
68. The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964)
86 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A damaged privateer deserts the Spanish Armada and makes land for repairs near a village on the British coast, terrorizing the local inhabitants.
69. Crypt of the Vampire (1964)
Not Rated | 82 min | Horror
Count Karnstein sends for a doctor to help his sick daughter Laura. Her nurse believes she is possessed by the spirit of a dead ancestor;Carmilla. A young woman becomes intrigued by the ... See full summary »
70. The Castle of the Living Dead (1964)
90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Count Drago invites entertainers to his castle, but what the people don't know is that Drago mummifies animals and humans.
73. She (I) (1965)
Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy
An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.
74. Ten Little Indians (1965)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?
76. The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility of the fiendish Fu Manchu may not be dead after all, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A ... See full summary »
78. Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)
Not Rated | 91 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
The movie chronicles the events of history's "man of mystery," Rasputin. Although not quite historically accurate and little emphasis is put on the politics of the day, Rasputin's rise to ... See full summary »
80. The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966)
94 min | Adventure, Crime
Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnapping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the ... See full summary »
81. Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
GP | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the ... See full summary »
82. The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)
Unrated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In his remote Asian hideaway the evil Fu Manchu plots the death and discredit of his arch rival, Inspector Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard, as the first step in his plan to become leader of ... See full summary »
83. Blood Fiend (1967)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The Theatre of Death in Paris specialises in horror presentations. A police surgeon finds himself becoming involved in the place through his attraction to one of the performers. When ... See full summary »
85. The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967)
M | 80 min | Horror, Mystery
In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of ... See full summary »
87. Eve (1968)
97 min | Adventure, Thriller
Adventurer and treasure hunter Mike Yates is hoping to find a cache of Incan treasure lost in the Amazon jungle. While looking for his missing partner, he stumbles across a beautiful jungle... See full summary »
89. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
G | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When Castle Dracula is exorcised by the Monsignor, it accidentally brings the Count back from the dead. Dracula follows the Monsignor back to his hometown, preying on the holy man's beautiful niece and her friends.
90. The Crimson Cult (1968)
R | 87 min | Horror
When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so - ... See full summary »
92. The Oblong Box (1969)
R | 96 min | Horror
Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.
93. The Magic Christian (1969)
M | 92 min | Comedy
Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.
94. Scream and Scream Again (1970)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London; the police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
X | 87 min | Drama, Horror
An innocent girl goes to spend the weekend on an island with a woman and her brother, but soon she finds herself entangled in a web of dream-like sexual experiments.
98. One More Time (1970)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Thriller
Two night club owners find themselves in trouble with the law. One of them goes to his English Lord brother for help, and the Lord is later murdered. He swaps places with his dead brother to solve the murder.
99. Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
R | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Three distinguished English gentlemen accidentally resurrect Count Dracula, killing a disciple of his in process. The Count seeks to avenge his dead servant, by making the trio die in the hands of their own children.
100. Julius Caesar (1970)
G | 117 min | Drama, History, War
The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both ... See full summary »