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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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    Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers, Shelley Winters

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    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Landau

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    Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Peter Lorre

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    James Mason, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke

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    James Mason, William Hartnell, Cyril Cusack

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    Judy Garland, James Mason, Charles Bickford

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    James Mason, Walter Matthau, Barbara Rush

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    James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl

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    James Coburn, James Mason, David Warner

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    Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

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    James Mason, Michael Rennie, Danielle Darrieux

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    Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud

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    Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer

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    Richard Burton, James Mason, Robert Newton

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    Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Steve Guttenberg

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    Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, James Mason

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    James Mason, Herbert Lom

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    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

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    Charlotte Rampling, James Mason, Lynn Redgrave

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    Christopher Plummer, Donald Sutherland, John Gielgud

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    James Mason, Michael Rennie, Felix Aylmer

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    Ava Gardner, James Mason, John Laurie

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    James Mason, Stewart Granger, Martita Hunt

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    John Gielgud, James Mason, Edward Fox

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    James Mason, Simone Signoret, Lynn Redgrave

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    James Mason, Robert Ryan, Natalie Schafer

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    James Mason, Sam Neill, John Rhys-Davies

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    David Niven, Deborah Kerr, James Mason

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    Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, James Mason

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    James Mason, Lew Ayres, Bonnie Bedelia

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    A Touch of Larceny James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles

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    Jane Seymour, John Gielgud, James Mason

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    Ursula Andress, George Peppard, James Mason

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    James Mason, Joan Bennett, Shepperd Strudwick

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    Helen Mirren, James Mason, Frank Thring

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    Raquel Welch, James Coburn, Ian McShane

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    Paul Newman, James Mason, Harry Andrews

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    David Bowie, John Cleese, Cheech Marin

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    James Mason, Peter Finch, Lionel Jeffries

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    Joan Collins, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge

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    Charade James Mason, Scott Forbes, Paul Cavanagh

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    James Mason, Jon Pertwee, Bernard Cribbins

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    Roger Moore, Anthony Perkins, James Mason

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    Candice Bergen, John Gielgud, James Mason

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    The Man Between James Mason, Claire Bloom, Hildegard Knef

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    Spring and Port Wine James Mason, Diana Coupland

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    Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, Ava Gardner

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    James Mason, Gene Lockhart, Robert Preston

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    James Mason, Michael York, Anthony Quayle

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    Audrey Hepburn, Omar Sharif, Romy Schneider

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