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Best Bette Davis Movies

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List of the best Bette Davis movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bette Davis's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. The order of these top Bette Davis movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bette Davis movies will be at the top of the list. Bette Davis has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bette Davis movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bette Davis films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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    Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, George Sanders

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    Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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    Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Gale Sondergaard

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    Ronald Reagan, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

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    Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Donald Crisp

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    Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland

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    Bette Davis, Teresa Wright, Dan Duryea

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    Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Reginald Denny

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Bess Flowers

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    Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, June Lockhart

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    Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Jean Hagen

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    Bette Davis, Gig Young, Miriam Hopkins

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    Ann-Margret, Bette Davis, Glenn Ford

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    Bette Davis, Donald Crisp, Miriam Hopkins

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    Bette Davis, Eric Roberts, Paul Lukas

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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    Bette Davis, Joan Collins, Richard Todd

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Leslie Howard

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    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury

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    Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel

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    Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Walter Brennan

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    Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vincent Price

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    Bette Davis, Alfred Burke, Pamela Franklin

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    Natalie Wood, Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden

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    Bette Davis, Vincent Price, Mary Steenburgen

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    Bette Davis, Kyle Richards, David McCallum

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    Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Jimmy Durante

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    Bette Davis, James Cagney, William Frawley

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    Bette Davis, Nigel Bruce, John Dall

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    Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Dick Foran

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Eduardo Ciannelli

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    Bette Davis, Hattie McDaniel, Mary Astor

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    Bette Davis, William Demarest, Alan Hale, Sr.

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Muni

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    Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Christian Roberts

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    Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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    Bette Davis, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith

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    Bette Davis, Susan Hayward, DeForest Kelley

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    Bette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine

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    Bette Davis, Gena Rowlands

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    Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Tom Bosley

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    Bette Davis, Paul Muni

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    Bette Davis, William Powell, Reginald Owen

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    Bette Davis, Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Jordan

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell

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    Bette Davis, Emlyn Williams, Gary Merrill

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    Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Peter Cushing

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    Bette Davis, Spencer Tracy, Louis Calhern

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