The Best Ava Gardner Movies Films

The Best Ava Gardner Movies

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List of the best Ava Gardner movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ava Gardner's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Ava Gardner movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ava Gardner movies will be at the top of the list. Ava Gardner has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ava Gardner movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ava Gardner films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Ava Gardner role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ava Gardner performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of a variety of films, including Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid and Singapore.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ava Gardner movies?" and "What are the greatest Ava Gardner roles of all time?"

Movie fans who love Ava Gardner have also been known to enjoy films starring Rita Hayworth and Lauren Bacall.

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    The Night of the Iguana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    The Night of the Iguana Ava Gardner, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr

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    Mogambo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Grace Kelly, Clark Gable, Ava Gardner

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    The Killers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    The Killers Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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    On the Beach is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire

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    Show Boat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Kathryn Grayson, Agnes Moorehead

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    The Barefoot Contessa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

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    One Touch of Venus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Eve Arden, Sara Allgood

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    Pandora and the Flying Dutchma... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, John Laurie, Nigel Patrick

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    Tam-Lin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Ian McShane, Stephanie Beacham

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    The Snows of Kilimanjaro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward

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    Bhowani Junction is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, George Cukor

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    Seven Days in May is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Seven Days in May Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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    The Sun Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power

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    The Cassandra Crossing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    The Cassandra Crossing Sophia Loren, O. J. Simpson, Martin Sheen

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    East Side, West Side is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Barbara Stanwyck, Cyd Charisse

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    55 Days at Peking is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

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    The Life and Times of Judge Ro... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Jacqueline Bissett

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    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant

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    The Long Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    The Long Hot Summer Ava Gardner, Don Johnson

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    The Bribe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Vincent Price, Charles Laughton

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    The Hucksters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

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    Whistle Stop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, George Raft, Victor McLaglen

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    Mayerling is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, Ava Gardner

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    The Bible: In the Beginning... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Peter O'Toole, Ava Gardner, Richard Harris

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    Knights of the Round Table is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor, Stanley Baker

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    The Great Sinner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Ethel Barrymore

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    Lone Star is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Lionel Barrymore

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    Earthquake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Earthquake Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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    Shadow of the Thin Man is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Myrna Loy, Donna Reed

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    Ride, Vaquero! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Anthony Quinn, Robert Taylor

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    My Forbidden Past is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Robert Mitchum, Melvyn Douglas

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    The Angel Wore Red is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde, Joseph Cotten

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    The Little Hut is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, David Niven, Stewart Granger

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    Priest of Love is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ian McKellen, Ava Gardner, John Gielgud

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    City on Fire is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Henry Fonda, Leslie Nielsen

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    The Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    The Sentinel Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner

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    Maisie Goes to Reno is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Ann Sothern, Donald Meek

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    The Blue Bird is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    The Blue Bird Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner

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    Permission to Kill is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Timothy Dalton, Dirk Bogarde

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    She Went to the Races is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Edmund Gwenn, Reginald Owen

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    Calling Dr. Gillespie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Calling Dr. Gillespie Ava Gardner, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    Reunion in France is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    John Wayne, Ava Gardner, Joan Crawford

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    Babes on Broadway is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Ava Gardner

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    H. M. Pulham, Esq. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young

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    Sunday Punch is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Sunday Punch Ava Gardner, Dichen Lachman, William Lundigan

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    Du Barry Was a Lady is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Red Skelton

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    Singapore is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Fred MacMurray, Richard Haydn

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    Kid Glove Killer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Van Heflin, Marsha Hunt

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    Blonde Fever Ava Gardner, Jessica Tandy, Mary Astor

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    The Kidnapping of the Presiden... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    William Shatner, Ava Gardner, Hal Holbrook

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