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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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    Sue Lyon, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr

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    Anthony Perkins, John Meillon, Fred Astaire

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    Agnes Moorehead, William Warfield, Gower Champion

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    Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Eric Pohlmann

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    Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien, Charles McGraw

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    Robert Walker, Ava Gardner, Sara Allgood

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    Ian McShane, Fabia Drake, Cyril Cusack

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    John Laurie, Sheila Sim, Pamela Mason

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    Hildegard Knef, Gregory Peck, Torin Thatcher

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    Edmond O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Bill Fraser

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    Melvyn Douglas, Ava Gardner, Robert Mitchum

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    Freda Jackson, Lionel Jeffries, Peter Illing

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    Tyrone Power, Mel Ferrer, Marcel Dalio

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    Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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    Gale Sondergaard, Van Heflin, Nancy Reagan

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    O. J. Simpson, Burt Lancaster, Sophia Loren

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    Rachel Ward, Edmond O'Brien, James Cagney

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    Roddy McDowall, Anthony Perkins, Richard Farnsworth

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    Franco Nero, Stephen Boyd, Peter O'Toole

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    Felix Aylmer, Stanley Baker, Mel Ferrer

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    Don Johnson, Ava Gardner

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    Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Edward Arnold

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    Vincent Price, Charles Laughton, Samuel S. Hinds

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    Paul Lukas, Charlton Heston, Elizabeth Sellars

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    Geneviève Bujold, George Kennedy, Pedro Armendáriz

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    Broderick Crawford, Ed Begley, Clark Gable

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    Ivan Desny, Catherine Deneuve, James Robertson Justice

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    Anthony Quinn, Howard Keel, Ava Gardner

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    Victor McLaglen, George Raft, Ava Gardner

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    Aldo Fabrizi, Vittorio De Sica, Enrico Maria Salerno

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    Jonathan Welsh, Susan Clark, Nancy Beatty

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    Donna Reed, Barry Nelson, Alan Baxter

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    John Gielgud, Massimo Ranieri, Ian McKellen

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    Chick Chandler, Ava Gardner, Tom Drake

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    Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, David Niven

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    Patsy Kensit, Will Geer, Elizabeth Taylor

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    Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde, Bekim Fehmiu

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    Melvyn Douglas, Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner

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    Dichen Lachman, Ava Gardner, William Lundigan

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    Arthur Kennedy, Christopher Walken, Burgess Meredith

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    Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Hedy Lamarr

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    John Carradine, John Wayne, Howard Da Silva

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    Margaret O'Brien, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

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    Zero Mostel, Lucille Ball, Red Skelton

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    Edmund Gwenn, Charles Halton, J. M. Kerrigan

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    Van Heflin, Lee Bowman, Marsha Hunt

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    June Allyson, Jimmy Durante, Van Johnson

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    Hal Holbrook, Van Johnson, Ava Gardner

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    Mary Astor, Gloria Grahame, Jessica Tandy

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    Ray Sharkey, Anthony Quinn, Ava Gardner

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