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)
Not Rated | 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)
Approved | 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 »
33. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)
Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the first major naval battle of the Second World War, the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.
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: 7,493 | 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)
Not Rated | 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