The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

Director: Charles Crichton
Starring: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James

An excellent comedy with droll Alec Guinness, a timid bank clerk who has a perfect scheme for robbing a gold bullion truck, with a madcap chase climax... Read more

The Man In The White Suit (1951)

Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker

Alec Guinness plays an unassuming lab assistant who invents a miracle fabric that can be woven into indestructible cloth. Few films have chastised ind... Read more

The Card (1952)

Director: Ronald Neame
Starring: Valerie Hobson, Glynis Johns, Alec Guinness

About a young man's transformation from penniless hustler to provincial power. Entertaining, very clever comedy with fun lead by Alec Guinness and scr... Read more

Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Starring: Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Quayle

Alec Guinness must battle a mutinous crew and Napoleon's fleet in this rousing, historical adventure. As commander of the British warship H.M.S. Defia... Read more

Oliver Twist (1948)

Director: David Lean
Starring: Alec Guinness, Robert Newton, John Howard

The first British sound filming of the Dickens novel, David Lean's classic drama is highlighted by Alec Guinness' portrayal of the sinister Fagin. Rob... Read more

Cromwell (1970)

Director: Ken Hughes
Starring: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley

Richard Harris plays the fiery Oliver Cromwell in this Hollywood story of the 17th century Englishman determined to rid England of tyrannical rule. Al... Read more

The Ladykillers (1955)

Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Starring: Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Peter Sellers

Alec Guinness teams with Peter Sellers in this fabulous tale of a group of dumb crooks who become unhinged by a sweet old lady. An Ealing Studios gem. Read more

The Horse's Mouth (1958)

Director: Ronald Neame
Starring: Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Renee Houston

In Ronald Neame's film of Joyce Cary's classic novel, Alec Guinness transforms himself into one of cinema's most indelible comic figures: the somewhat... Read more

To Paris With Love (1954)

Director: Robert Hamer
Starring: Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray, Odile Versois

Alec Guinness plays Sir Edgar Fraser, a widowed Scottish aristocrat who decides that it is time to introduce his 20-year-old son to the opposite sex.... Read more

The Quiller Memorandum (1966)

Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow

Secret agent Quiller (George Segal) is charged with tracking down the leaders of a neo-Nazi organisation in Berlin but finds he may have been set up b... Read more