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List of the best Esther Williams movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Esther Williams'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 Esther Williams movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Esther Williams movies will be at the top of the list. Esther Williams has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Esther Williams movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Esther Williams films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Dangerous When Wet to Raw Wind in Eden.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Esther Williams movies?" and "What are the greatest Esther Williams roles of all time?"
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Thrill of a Romance Esther Williams, Van Johnson, Spring Byington

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Million Dollar Mermaid Esther Williams, Walter Pidgeon, Victor Mature

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Dangerous When Wet Esther Williams, Fernando Lamas, William Demarest

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Jupiter's Darling George Sanders, Esther Williams, Howard Keel

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Ziegfeld Follies Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

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Bathing Beauty Basil Rathbone, Esther Williams, Red Skelton

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Neptune's Daughter Mel Blanc, Ricardo Montalbán, Esther Williams

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Pagan Love Song Rita Moreno, Esther Williams, Howard Keel

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Easy to Wed Lucille Ball, Fidel Castro, Esther Williams

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That's Entertainment! Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney

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On an Island with You Cyd Charisse, Ricardo Montalbán, Esther Williams

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This Time for Keeps Anne Francis, Esther Williams, Jimmy Durante

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Easy to Love Cyd Charisse, Esther Williams, Carroll Baker

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Till the Clouds Roll By Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury

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Fiesta Cyd Charisse, Ricardo Montalbán, Esther Williams

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Esther Williams

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Duchess of Idaho Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Van Johnson

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The Unguarded Moment Esther Williams, John Saxon, Jack Albertson

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Raw Wind in Eden Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler, Eduardo De Filippo

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Texas Carnival Esther Williams, Ann Miller, Red Skelton

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That's Entertainment! III Elizabeth Taylor, Gene Kelly, Lena Horne

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Skirts Ahoy! Esther Williams, Barry Sullivan, Whit Bissell

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Andy Hardy's Double Life Mickey Rooney, Robert Blake, Ann Rutherford

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Callaway Went Thataway Fred MacMurray, Esther Williams, Dorothy McGuire

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Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dance... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Esther Williams Movies
Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer Esther Williams, Ann Miller, Donald O'Connor

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A Guy Named Joe Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Esther Williams

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The Hoodlum Saint Angela Lansbury, Esther Williams, William Powell