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

    Ava Gardner, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr

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

    Ava Gardner, Kathryn Grayson, Agnes Moorehead

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

    Grace Kelly, Clark Gable, Ava Gardner

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

    Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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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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    Bhowani Junction is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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    The Snows of Kilimanjaro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward

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    Tam-Lin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Ian McShane, Stephanie Beacham

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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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    East Side, West Side is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Barbara Stanwyck, Cyd Charisse

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    The Cassandra Crossing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Sophia Loren, O. J. Simpson, Martin Sheen

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    The Bribe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Vincent Price, Charles Laughton

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    The Hucksters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

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    55 Days at Peking is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

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    The Great Sinner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Ethel Barrymore

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    Knights of the Round Table is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor, Stanley Baker

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

    Ava Gardner, George Raft, Victor McLaglen

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    The Life and Times of Judge Ro... is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant

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    Shadow of the Thin Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Myrna Loy, Donna Reed

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    Mayerling is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, Ava Gardner

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    Lone Star is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Lionel Barrymore

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    The Long Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    The Long Hot Summer Ava Gardner, Don Johnson

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    My Forbidden Past is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Robert Mitchum, Melvyn Douglas

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    The Little Hut is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, David Niven, Stewart Granger

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    Earthquake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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    Ride, Vaquero! is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Anthony Quinn, Robert Taylor

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    Priest of Love is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ian McKellen, Ava Gardner, John Gielgud

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    The Bible: In the Beginning... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Peter O'Toole, Ava Gardner, Richard Harris

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    The Angel Wore Red is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde, Joseph Cotten

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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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    She Went to the Races is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Edmund Gwenn, Reginald Owen

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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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    Hitler's Madman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Hitler's Madman Ava Gardner, John Carradine, Edgar Kennedy

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    The Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner

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    Permission to Kill is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Timothy Dalton, Dirk Bogarde

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    Singapore is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Fred MacMurray, Richard Haydn

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    Calling Dr. Gillespie is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

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

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    The Blue Bird is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner

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    Babes on Broadway is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Ava Gardner

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    Reunion in France is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    John Wayne, Ava Gardner, Joan Crawford

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    H. M. Pulham, Esq. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young

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    Du Barry Was a Lady is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Red Skelton

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    Sunday Punch is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Sunday Punch Ava Gardner, Dichen Lachman, William Lundigan

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    3 Men in White is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson

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    Kid Glove Killer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Ava Gardner Movies

    Ava Gardner, Van Heflin, Marsha Hunt

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