In 1958, the British comedy series, ‘Carry On’, made its debut with the black-and-White feature, Carry On Sergeant. The movie was a hit with audiences and launched an incredibly popular film series which ran for four decades and became a big part of British culture.

But how many Carry On movies are there?

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The Carry On movies in order

To date, there are 31 Carry On movies. The Carry On movies are as follows:

  • Carry On Sergeant (1958)
  • Carry On Nurse (1959)
  • Carry On Teacher (1959)
  • Carry On Constable (1960)
  • Carry On Regardless (1961) 
  • Carry On Cruising (1962)
  • Carry On Cabby (1963)
  • Carry On Jack (1963)
  • Carry On Spying (1964)
  • Carry On Cleo (1964)
  • Carry On Cowboy (1965)
  • Carry On Screaming! (1966)
  • Carry On Don’t Lose Your Head (1966)
  • Carry On Follow That Camel (1967)
  • Carry On Doctor (1967)
  • Carry On Up The Kyber (1968)
  • Carry On Camping (1969)
  • Carry On Again Doctor (1969)
  • Carry On Up the Jungle (1970)
  • Carry On Loving (1970)
  • Carry On Henry (1971)
  • Carry On At Your Convenience (1971)
  • Carry On Matron (1972)
  • Carry On Abroad (1972)
  • Carry On Girls (1973)
  • Carry On Dick (1974)
  • Carry On Behind (1975)
  • Carry On England (1976)
  • That’s Carry On! (1977)
  • Carry On Emmannuelle (1978)
  • Carry On Columbus (1992)
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Are all of the Carry On movies part of the same series?

The Carry On films are all part of the same collection. However, it should be noted the films are individual tales, so can be watched independently of each other.

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Who are the cast of the Carry On films?

Over the course of the 31-film series, the Carry On movies featured many well-known actors in a mix of leading and supporting roles. Notable actors in the Carry On film series include Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims, Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Connor, Jim Dale, Peter Butterworth, Patsy Rowlands, Hattie Jacques, Jack Douglas, Bernard Bresslaw, Terry Scott, and Barbara Windsor.

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Is the Carry On series the work of the same director?

All 31 Carry On films – from 1958 through to 1992 – are the work of Gerald Thomas. Ralph Thomas was an uncredited director on Carry On Cruising.

What is the best Carry On movie?

According to IMDb, the Carry On films are ranked as follows:

  • Carry On Screaming! (1966) – 6.9/10
  • Carry On Up The Kyber (1968) – 6.8/10
  • Carry On Cleo (1964) – 6.7/10
  • Carry On Camping (1969) – 6.6/10
  • Carry On Don’t Lose Your Head (1966) – 6.5/10
  • Carry On Doctor (1967) – 6.5/10
  • Carry On Abroad (1972) – 6.5/10
  • Carry On Cabby (1963) – 6.4/10
  • Carry On Sergeant (1958) – 6.3/10
  • Carry On Nurse (1959) – 6.3/10
  • Carry On Teacher (1959) – 6.3/10
  • Carry On Constable (1960) – 6.3/10
  • Carry On Cowboy (1965) – 6.3/10
  • Carry On Again Doctor (1969) – 6.3/10
  • Carry On Spying (1964) – 6.2/10
  • Carry On Henry (1971) – 6.2/10
  • Carry On At Your Convenience (1971) – 6.2/10
  • Carry On Matron (1972) – 6.2/10
  • Carry On Regardless (1961) – 6.1/10
  • Carry On Cruising (1962) – 6.1/10
  • Carry On Follow That Camel (1967) – 6.1/10
  • Carry On Up the Jungle (1970) – 6/10
  • Carry On Dick (1974) – 6/10
  • Carry On Jack (1963) – 5.9/10
  • Carry On Loving (1970) – 5.9/10
  • Carry On Girls (1973) – 5.7/10
  • Carry On Behind (1975) – 5.6/10
  • That’s Carry On! (1977) – 5.5/10
  • Carry On England (1976) – 4.1/10
  • Carry On Columbus (1992) – 3.3/10
  • Carry On Emmannuelle (1978) – 3.1/10
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If you’re a fan of the Carry On movie series, you may wish to know a DVD box set of 30 movies is available. The boxset includes all the films except Carry On Columbus.

Carry On The Ultimate Collection is available from all good retailers, including Amazon UK.

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