Peter Lorre

Highest Rated:
100% All Through the Night (1941)
Lowest Rated:
67% Beat the Devil (1953)
Birthday:
Jun 26
Birthplace:
Rózsahegy, Austria-Hungary [now Ruzomberok, Slovakia]
Bio:
With the possible exception of Edward G. Robinson, no actor has so often been the target of impressionists as the inimitable, Hungarian-born Peter Lorre. Leaving his family home at the age of 17, Lorre sought out work as an actor, toiling as a bank clerk during down periods. He went the…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Die Koffer des Herrn O.F. (The Trunks of Mr. O.F.)
  • Actor
-- 2010
Warner Bros. and the Homefront
  • Actor
-- 2008
Terror In The Pharaoh's Tomb
  • Actor
-- 2007
Twelve Suspenseful Classic Movies
  • Actor
-- 2005
M (Restored)
  • Actor
-- 2004
The Face Behind the Mask
  • Janos Szabo
-- 2003
Heroes of Horror
  • Actor
-- 2001
The Conspirators
  • Actor
-- 1972
86% The Comedy of Terrors (The Graveside Story)
  • Felix Gillie
-- 1964
80% The Patsy
  • Morgan Heywood
-- 1964
Muscle Beach Party
  • Mr. Strangdour
-- 1964
91% The Raven
  • Dr. Adolphus Bedlo
-- 1963
Five Weeks in a Balloon
  • Ahmed
-- 1962
67% Tales of Terror
  • Montresor
-- 1962
75% Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
  • Cmdre. Lucius Emery
-- 1961
Scent of Mystery
  • Smiley
-- 1960
Collector's Item: The Left Fist of David
  • Actor
-- 1960
The Big Circus
  • Skeeter
-- 1959
Hell Ship Mutiny
  • Lamouet
-- 1957
The Story of Mankind
  • Nero
-- 1957
Silk Stockings
  • Brankov
-- 1957
73% Around the World in 80 Days
  • Steward
-- 1956
Meet Me in Las Vegas (Viva Las Vegas!)
  • (bit part)
-- 1956
89% 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
  • Conseil
-- 1954
67% Beat the Devil
  • O'Hara
-- 1953
Der Verlorene (The Lost One)
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Dr. Karl Rothe
-- 1951
Quicksand (1950)
  • Nick Dramoshag Penny Arcade Owner
-- 1950
71% My Favorite Brunette
  • Kismet
-- 1947
Black Angel
  • Marko
-- 1946
80% The Beast with Five Fingers
  • Hilary Cummins
-- 1946
The Chase
  • Gino
-- 1946
Three Strangers
  • Johnny West
-- 1946
The Verdict
  • Victor Emmeric
-- 1946
Hotel Berlin
  • Johannes Koenig
-- 1945
Confidential Agent
  • Actor
-- 1945
Conspirators
  • Bernazsky
-- 1944
The Mask of Dimitrios
  • Cornelius Latimer Leyden
-- 1944
Passage to Marseille
  • Marius
-- 1944
92% Arsenic and Old Lace
  • Dr. Einstein
-- 1944
Hollywood Canteen
  • Himself
-- 1944
97% Casablanca
  • Ugarte
-- 1943
Background to Danger
  • Zaleshoff
-- 1943
The Constant Nymph
  • Fritz Bercovi
-- 1943
The Cross of Lorraine
  • Sgt. Berger
-- 1943
The Boogie Man Will Get You
  • Dr. Lorentz
-- 1942
Invisible Agent
  • Baron Ikito
-- 1942
100% The Maltese Falcon
  • Joel Cairo
-- 1941
They Met in Bombay
  • Capt. Chang
-- 1941
100% All Through the Night
  • Pepi
-- 1941
You'll Find Out (Here Come the Boogie Men)
  • Prof. Fenninger
-- 1940
Island of Doomed Men
  • Steve Danel
-- 1940
83% Stranger on the Third Floor
  • Stranger
-- 1940
Before I Hang
  • Actor
-- 1940
75% Strange Cargo
  • Cochon
-- 1940
Mr. Moto in Danger Island
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1939
Mr. Moto's Last Warning
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1939
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1939
Mysterious Mr. Moto
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1938
Mr. Moto's Gamble
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1938
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1938
Think Fast, Mr. Moto
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1937
Thank You, Mr. Moto
  • Mr. Moto
-- 1937
Lancer Spy
  • Maj. Sigfried Gruning
-- 1937
100% Secret Agent
  • The General
-- 1936
89% The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • Abbott
-- 1935
Crime and Punishment
  • Raskolnikov
-- 1935
100% Mad Love
  • Dr. Gogol
-- 1935
F.P.1
  • Johnny a reporter
-- 1933
100% M
  • Franz Becker
$35.3k 1931
Bomben auf Monte Carlo (Bombs Over Monte Carlo)(Monte Carlo Madnes)
  • Actor
-- 1931

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Quotes from Peter Lorre's Characters

    1. Joel Cairo: You will take say, $100.
    2. Sam Spade: No, I will take say $200.
    From The Maltese Falcon. Submitted by John T (10 months ago)
    1. Cornelius Latimer Leyden: Goodbye Mr. Peters. Au revoir. Sorry you won't be able to go to the Indies now.
    2. Mr. Peters: You see, there's not enough kindness in the world.
    From The Mask of Dimitrios. Submitted by Christopher B (15 months ago)
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