The Best Fred Astaire Movies Films

The Best Fred Astaire Movies

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

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

Examples include A Damsel in Distress and Broadway Melody of 1940.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Fred Astaire movies?" and "What are the greatest Fred Astaire roles of all time?"

Fred Astaire was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Gene Kelly and David Bowie in terms of fame and success.

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    Top Hat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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    Swing Time is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Betty Furness

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    Shall We Dance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Edward Everett Horton

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    The Gay Divorcee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Betty Grable

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    Easter Parade is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire

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    Holiday Inn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin

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    The Band Wagon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Julie Newmar, Cyd Charisse

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    Follow the Fleet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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    Roberta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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    Carefree is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Hattie McDaniel

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    The Story of Vernon and Irene ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan

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    The Barkleys of Broadway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Billie Burke

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    Flying Down to Rio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Dolores del Río

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    Funny Face is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Suzy Parker

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    Royal Wedding is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Jane Powell

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    Daddy Long Legs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Thelma Ritter

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    Broadway Melody of 1940 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Frank Morgan, George Murphy

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    You Were Never Lovelier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, Adolphe Menjou

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    Silk Stockings is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Peter Lorre

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    Ziegfeld Follies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

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    Three Little Words is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Red Skelton

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    That's Entertainment! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney

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    On the Beach is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire

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    The Belle of New York is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Vera-Ellen

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    You'll Never Get Rich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, Robert Benchley

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    A Damsel in Distress is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns

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    Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Mickey Rooney, Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn

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    The Towering Inferno is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

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    Dancing Lady is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire

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    The Sky's the Limit is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Joan Leslie, Robert Ryan

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    The Pleasure of His Company is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Tab Hunter

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    Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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    Hooray for Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Hooray for Hollywood John Wayne, Mickey Rooney, Fred Astaire

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    The Easter Bunny is Comin' to ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Skip Hinnant

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    The Legendary Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    The Legendary Bing Crosby

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    Yolanda and the Thief is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Frank Morgan, Mildred Natwick

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    The Light at the Edge of the W... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar

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    Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Charlie Chaplin, Shirley Temple, Bing Crosby

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    The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides A... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan

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    Second Chorus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Burgess Meredith, Paulette Goddard

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    Let's Dance is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Betty Hutton, Barton MacLane

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    Blue Skies is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Joan Caulfield

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    The Notorious Landlady is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire

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    Imagine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Yoko Ono, Fred Astaire, Vanessa L. Williams

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    Finian's Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Petula Clark, Keenan Wynn

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    A Purple Taxi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fred Astaire Movies

    Fred Astaire, Charlotte Rampling, Peter Ustinov

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