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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 Ava Gardner, Richard Burton Deborah Kerr

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Mogambo Grace Kelly, Clark Gable Ava Gardner

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Show Boat Ava Gardner, Kathryn Grayson Agnes Moorehead

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On the Beach Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck Fred Astaire

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The Killers Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster Edmond O'Brien

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The Barefoot Contessa Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner Edmond O'Brien

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One Touch of Venus Ava Gardner, Eve Arden Sara Allgood

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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman Ava Gardner, John Laurie Nigel Patrick

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Bhowani Junction Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger George Cukor

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck Susan Hayward

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Seven Days in May Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner Burt Lancaster

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Tam-Lin Ava Gardner, Ian McShane Stephanie Beacham

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The Sun Also Rises Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn Tyrone Power

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East Side, West Side Ava Gardner, Barbara Stanwyck Cyd Charisse

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

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The Great Sinner Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck Ethel Barrymore

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The Hucksters Clark Gable, Ava Gardner Deborah Kerr

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The Bribe Ava Gardner, Vincent Price Charles Laughton

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Knights of the Round Table Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor Stanley Baker

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Whistle Stop Ava Gardner, George Raft Victor McLaglen

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

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Shadow of the Thin Man Ava Gardner, Myrna Loy Donna Reed

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Mayerling Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve Ava Gardner

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55 Days at Peking Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner David Niven

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Lone Star Clark Gable, Ava Gardner Lionel Barrymore

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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Paul Newman, Ava Gardner Jacqueline Bissett

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The Long Hot Summer Ava Gardner, Don Johnson

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My Forbidden Past Ava Gardner, Robert Mitchum Melvyn Douglas

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The Little Hut Ava Gardner, David Niven Stewart Granger

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Earthquake Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner Victoria Principal

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Ride, Vaquero! Ava Gardner, Anthony Quinn Robert Taylor

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Priest of Love Ian McKellen, Ava Gardner John Gielgud

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The Bible: In the Beginning... Peter O'Toole, Ava Gardner Richard Harris

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The Angel Wore Red Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde Joseph Cotten

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City on Fire Ava Gardner, Henry Fonda Leslie Nielsen

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She Went to the Races Ava Gardner, Edmund Gwenn Reginald Owen

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Maisie Goes to Reno Ava Gardner, Ann Sothern Donald Meek

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Hitler's Madman Ava Gardner, John Carradine Edgar Kennedy

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The Sentinel Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum Ava Gardner

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Permission to Kill Ava Gardner, Timothy Dalton Dirk Bogarde

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Singapore Ava Gardner, Fred MacMurray Richard Haydn

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Calling Dr. Gillespie Ava Gardner, Donna Reed Lionel Barrymore

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The Blue Bird Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda Ava Gardner

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Babes on Broadway Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney Ava Gardner

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Reunion in France John Wayne, Ava Gardner Joan Crawford

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H. M. Pulham, Esq. Ava Gardner, Hedy Lamarr Robert Young

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Du Barry Was a Lady Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly Red Skelton

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Sunday Punch Ava Gardner, Dichen Lachman William Lundigan

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3 Men in White Ava Gardner, Lionel Barrymore Van Johnson

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Kid Glove Killer Ava Gardner, Van Heflin Marsha Hunt