films The Best Gene Kelly Movies  

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

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

List features films like The Devil Makes Three and Xanadu.

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

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Singin' in the Rain Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno

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An American in Paris Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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On the Town Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller

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Anchors Aweigh Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Dean Stockwell

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The Pirate Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Gladys Cooper

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Brigadoon Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Van Johnson

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For Me and My Gal Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Keenan Wynn

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Summer Stock Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Phil Silvers

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The Three Musketeers Angela Lansbury, Vincent Price, Lana Turner

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Cover Girl Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Eve Arden

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Inherit the Wind Spencer Tracy, Gene Kelly, Harry Morgan

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It's Always Fair Weather Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Michael Kidd

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

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

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Ziegfeld Follies Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

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The Young Girls of Rochefort Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly, Michel Piccoli

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The Cross of Lorraine Gene Kelly, Jean-Pierre Aumont

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Mickey's Christmas Carol Gene Kelly, Ethel Merman, Victor Borge

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Words and Music Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Janet Leigh

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

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Christmas Holiday Gene Kelly, Deanna Durbin, Richard Whorf

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Xanadu Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Cliff Richard

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Marjorie Morningstar Natalie Wood, Gene Kelly, Claire Trevor

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Thousands Cheer Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

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Les Girls Gene Kelly, Leslie Phillips, Patrick Macnee

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That's Dancing! Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly, Sammy Davis

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What a Way to Go! Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke

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The Devil Makes Three Gene Kelly, Pier Angeli, Richard Egan

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Let's Make Love Marilyn Monroe, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly

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Invitation to the Dance Gene Kelly, Tommy Rall, Tamara Toumanova

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Living in a Big Way Gene Kelly, Marie McDonald, Spring Byington

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Deep in My Heart Gene Kelly, José Ferrer, Cyd Charisse

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Du Barry Was a Lady Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Red Skelton

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Viva Knievel! Gene Kelly, Leslie Nielsen, Lauren Hutton

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Pilot #5 Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Peter Lawford

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It's a Big Country Janet Leigh, Gary Cooper, Gene Kelly

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40 Carats Gene Kelly, Liv Ullmann, Nancy Walker

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The Happy Road Gene Kelly, Michael Redgrave, Brigitte Fossey

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Seagulls Over Sorrento Gene Kelly, Sid James, Bernard Lee