The best movies with Peter Lorre

List of the 10 best movies starring Peter Lorre, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Bombs Over Monte Carlo (Bomben auf Monte Carlo)
10

Bombs Over Monte Carlo (Bomben auf Monte Carlo)

Role in movie: Pawlitschek
T

he captain of a battleship of a small Balkan country is fed up with following strange orders from the country's queen, who wants to make a cruise to the Med inspite of the fact that the country is broke and the crew didn't get its salary. So he decides to disobey orders and commands his ship to Monte Carlo, but the queen decides to go there too. He loses his money there at the casino, but the queen falls in love with him.

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Strange Cargo
9

Strange Cargo

Role in movie: M'sieu Pig
C

onvicts escaping from Devil's Island come under the influence of a strange Christ-like figure.

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High and Low (Du haut en bas)
8

High and Low (Du haut en bas)

Role in movie: Beggar
N

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Mr. Moto in Danger Island
7

Mr. Moto in Danger Island

Role in movie: Kentaro Moto
D

anger has a special sparkle when Mr. Moto heads to Puerto Rico to put a stop to the glut of contraband diamonds that are flooding the world's jewel market! But his smuggling investigation quickly turns into a murder mystery when both an undercover government agent and a top political figure wind up dead—and Moto begins to suspect that he is going to need a gem of a plan... to put these crooks on ice!

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
6

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Role in movie: Conseil
A

ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

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The Lost One (Der Verlorene)
5

The Lost One (Der Verlorene)

Role in movie: Dr. Karl Rothe, alias Dr. Karl Neumeister
A

German scientist murders his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been selling the results of his secret research to the enemy.

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Arsenic and Old Lace
4

Arsenic and Old Lace

Role in movie: Dr. Einstein
M

ortimer Brewster is a newspaperman and author known for his diatribes against marriage. We watch him being married at city hall in the opening scene. Now all that is required is a quick trip home to tell Mortimer's two maiden aunts. While trying to break the news, he finds out his aunts' hobby; killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar. It gets worse.

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The Maltese Falcon
3

The Maltese Falcon

Role in movie: Joel Cairo
S

pade and Archer is the name of a San Francisco detective agency. That's for Sam Spade and Miles Archer. The two men are partners, but Sam doesn't like Miles much. A knockout, who goes by the name of Miss Wanderly, walks into their office; and by that night everything's changed. Miles is dead. And so is a man named Floyd Thursby. It seems Miss Wanderly is surrounded by dangerous men. There's Joel Cairo, who uses gardenia-scented calling cards. There's Kasper Gutman, with his enormous girth and feigned civility. Her only hope of protection comes from Sam, who is suspected by the police of one or the other murder. More murders are yet to come.

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M
2

M

Role in movie: Hans Beckert
A

psychotic child murderer stalks a city. Despite an exhaustive investigation fueled by public hysteria and outcry, the police have been unable to find him. The police crackdown makes it nearly impossible for the organized criminal underground to operate. The criminals decide that the only way to get the police off their backs is to catch the murderer themselves.

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Casablanca
1

Casablanca

Role in movie: Ugarte
C

asablanca is a classic and one of the most revered films of all time. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in a love triangle in the city of Casablanca which is a refuge for many fleeing foreigners looking for a new life during the war. Political romance with a backdrop of war conflict between democracy and totalitarianism. A landmark in film history.

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Peter Lorre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Peter Lorre (26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austrian-American actor frequently typecast as a sinister foreigner. He caused an international sensation in 1931 with his portrayal of a serial killer who preys on little girls in the German film M. Later he became a popular featured player in Hollywood crime films and mysteries, notably alongside Humphrey Bogart and Sydney Greenstreet, and as the star of the successful Mr. Moto detective series. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Lorre, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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