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Best James Mason Movies

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

If you think the best James Mason role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest James Mason 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, like Hatter's Castle and A Dangerous Summer, in it.

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


James Mason was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and Michael Powell. If you're a fan of James Mason, then check out our lists of the best Richard Attenborough and George C. Scott movies as well.

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    Sue Lyon, Shirley Douglas, Peter Sellers

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    Martin Landau, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Cyril Cusack, F. J. McCormick, Kathleen Ryan

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    Paul Lukas, Harper Goff, Kirk Douglas

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    Anne Meara, Lilli Palmer, Laurence Olivier

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    John Gielgud, Edmond O'Brien, Deborah Kerr

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    John Gielgud, Geneviève Bujold, Anthony Quayle

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    Alan Bates, Lynn Redgrave, Charlotte Rampling

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    John Laurie, Sheila Sim, Pamela Mason

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    Maximilian Schell, Lynn Redgrave, Max Adrian

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    Raquel Welch, James Coburn, Dyan Cannon

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    Barbara Bel Geddes, Curt Bois, Natalie Schafer

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    Billie Whitelaw, Joan Greenwood, Jon Pertwee

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    Charade Pamela Mason, Scott Forbes, Bruce Lester

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    Janet Leigh, Victor McLaglen, Debra Paget

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    The Man Between Hildegard Knef, Geoffrey Toone, Ljuba Welitsch

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    Anthony Perkins, Roger Moore, Michael Parks

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    Ivan Desny, Catherine Deneuve, James Robertson Justice

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    Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, David Rounds

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