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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. In classic films like All About Eve and The Letter, Bette Davis used her famous eyes to say everything she needed to without every opening her lips. Bette Davis'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 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.

Use every item on this list for yours, from What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? to Now, Voyager.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Bette Davis movies?" and "What are the greatest Bette Davis' roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Davis' classic beauty, you might also enjoy our list of best Marilyn Monroe movies and best Joan Crawford movies.


If you're a fan of Bette Davis, then check out our lists of the best Ingrid Bergman and Spencer Tracy movies as well.


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    Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Marilyn Monroe

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    Ilka Chase, Bette Davis, Claude Rains

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    Anna Lee, Bette Davis, Dave Willock

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    Gale Sondergaard, Bette Davis, Frieda Inescort

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    Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Bette Davis

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    Henry Fonda, Irving Pichel, Bette Davis

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    Dolores Gray, Richard Waring, Bette Davis

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    Teresa Wright, Bette Davis, Carl Benton Reid

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    Agnes Moorehead, Bruce Dern, Mary Astor

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    Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Barbara O'Neil

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    Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Reginald Denny

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Benson Fong

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    Vincent Price, Nanette Fabray, Bette Davis

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    Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Paul Harvey

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    Bette Davis, Jimmy Durante, Mary Wickes

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    Angela Lansbury, Peter Ustinov, Sam Wanamaker

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    James Cagney, Bette Davis, Eugene Pallette

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    Bette Davis, Jerome Cowan, George Brent

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    Glenn Ford, Walter Brennan, Charlie Ruggles

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    Charles Coburn, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland

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    Paul Lukas, Eric Roberts, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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    Bette Davis, Philip Carey, Estelle Winwood

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    Bette Davis, Pierre Watkin, Dick Foran

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    Anne Revere, Bette Davis, Esther Dale

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    Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, John Litel

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    Wendy Craig, Bette Davis, Jill Bennett

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    Mary Astor, Bette Davis, Hattie McDaniel

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    Vincent Price, Mary Steenburgen, Lillian Gish

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    Rod Taylor, Joan Collins, Bette Davis

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    Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

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    Bette Davis, John Dall, Nigel Bruce

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    Ann-Margret, Hope Lange, Glenn Ford

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    Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden, Robert Warwick

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    Ian Bannen, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Bette Davis

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    Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Jane Bryan

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    Gary Owens, Bette Davis, Jeffrey Jacquet

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    Irving Pichel, Bette Davis, Donald Woods

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    Spencer Tracy, Bette Davis, Warren Hymer

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    Debbie Reynolds, Rod Taylor, Bette Davis

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    Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart

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    Bette Davis, Jack Hedley, Timothy Bateson

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    Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Claude Rains

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    Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Joan Blondell

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    Mike Connors, Bette Davis, DeForest Kelley

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    Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, Frances Charles

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    Bette Davis, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steel

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    Bette Davis, Phillip Reed, Hugh Herbert

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    Bette Davis, Douglass Montgomery, Mae Clarke

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    Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis, Jack Benny

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