Best Bette Davis Movies Films
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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.

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    Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, George Sanders

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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    Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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    Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Gale Sondergaard

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    Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Donald Crisp

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    Ronald Reagan, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

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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, Claude Rains, Bess Flowers

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    Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Reginald Denny

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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, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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    Bette Davis, Donald Crisp, Miriam Hopkins

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Leslie Howard

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    Bette Davis, Gig Young, Miriam Hopkins

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    Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Jimmy Durante

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    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury

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    Bette Davis, Eric Roberts, Paul Lukas

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    Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vincent Price

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    Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel

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    Bette Davis, Vincent Price, Mary Steenburgen

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    Ann-Margret, Bette Davis, Glenn Ford

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    Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Walter Brennan

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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, Joan Collins, Richard Todd

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    Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Dick Foran

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    Bette Davis, Hattie McDaniel, Mary Astor

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    Bette Davis, Alfred Burke, Pamela Franklin

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Eduardo Ciannelli

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    Natalie Wood, Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden

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    Bette Davis, Kyle Richards, David McCallum

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Muni

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    Bette Davis, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith

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    Bette Davis, William Demarest, Alan Hale, Sr.

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    Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Christian Roberts

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    Bette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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    Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards

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    Bette Davis, Susan Hayward, DeForest Kelley

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    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell

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    Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Tom Bosley

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    Bette Davis, Emlyn Williams, Gary Merrill

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    Bette Davis, George Arliss, Louise Closser Hale

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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, Ricardo Cortez, Glenda Farrell

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    Bette Davis, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Frank McHugh

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