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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.

Best James Mason Movies Films
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    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Eva Marie Saint

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    Pat Boone, Bernard Herrmann, Arlene Dahl

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    Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers, Shelley Winters

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    William Hartnell, Cyril Cusack, Robert Newton

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    Walter Matthau, Barbara Rush, Kipp Hamilton

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    Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

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    Judy Garland, Amanda Blake, Laurindo Almeida Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G. Carroll

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    Richard Burton, Robert Newton, Robert Douglas

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    Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer

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    Michael Rennie, Danielle Darrieux, Walter Hampden

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    Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud

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    Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Steve Guttenberg

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    Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, Peter Ustinov

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    Herbert Lom Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Charlotte Rampling, Lynn Redgrave, Alan Bates

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    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

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    Donald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Joan Bennett, Shepperd Strudwick, Geraldine Brooks

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    Michael Rennie, Margaret Lockwood, Felix Aylmer

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    Ava Gardner, John Laurie, Nigel Patrick

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    John Gielgud, Edward Fox, Robert Hardy

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    Stewart Granger, Margaret Lockwood, Martita Hunt

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    Helen Mirren, Frank Thring, Jack MacGowran

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    Lynn Redgrave, Simone Signoret, David Warner

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    Ursula Andress, George Peppard, Peter Woodthorpe

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    Raquel Welch, James Coburn, Ian McShane

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    Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Jack Hawkins

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    Robert Ryan, Barbara Bel Geddes, Natalie Schafer Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Herbert Lom, Patricia Medina, Patricia Hayes

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    Candlelight in Algeria Walter Rilla, Raymond Lovell, Meinhart Maur

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    David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Douglas Fairbanks

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    Spring and Port Wine Diana Coupland

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    David Soul, Bonnie Bedelia, Lew Ayres

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    Jane Seymour, John Gielgud, David McCallum

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    Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget

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    Sam Neill, Olivia Hussey, John Rhys-Davies

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    Candice Bergen, John Gielgud, Charles Grodin

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    The Man Between Claire Bloom, Hildegard Knef, Geoffrey Toone

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    Jon Pertwee, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw

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    Charade Scott Forbes, Paul Cavanagh, Bruce Lester

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    David Bowie, John Cleese, Madeline Kahn

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    Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Telly Savalas Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch

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    Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, Ava Gardner Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Ava Gardner, Barbara Stanwyck, Cyd Charisse

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    Beau Bridges, Robert Preston, Tom Leopold

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