The Best Joan Fontaine Movies Films

The Best Joan Fontaine Movies

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

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

A factual list, featuring films like Until They Sail and September Affair.

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


Joan Fontaine worked with many famous directors, including big names like Alfred Hitchcock and Fritz Lang. Is Joan Fontaine your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Edna May Oliver and Ann Sothern films lists too.



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    Rebecca

    Laurence Olivier, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine

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    Suspicion

    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine

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    Ivanhoe

    Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

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    The Women

    Joan Crawford, Joan Fontaine, Rosalind Russell

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    Gunga Din

    Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks

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    Letter from an Unknown Woman

    Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Art Smith

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    Jane Eyre

    Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien

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    Kiss the Blood off My Hands

    Burt Lancaster, Joan Fontaine, Robert Newton

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    September Affair

    Joan Fontaine, Jessica Tandy, Joseph Cotten

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    Born to Be Bad

    Joan Fontaine, Joan Leslie, Robert Ryan

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    The Constant Nymph

    Joan Fontaine, Charles Boyer, Charles Coburn

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    Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

    Joan Fontaine, Dana Andrews, Joyce Taylor

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    This Above All

    Joan Fontaine, Tyrone Power, Thomas Mitchell

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    Flight to Tangier

    Joan Fontaine, Jack Palance, Marcel Dalio

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    Frenchman's Creek

    Joan Fontaine, Basil Rathbone, Arturo de Córdova

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    Ivy

    Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Herbert Marshall

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    Something to Live For

    Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, Teresa Wright

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    You Gotta Stay Happy

    James Stewart, Joan Fontaine

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    Tender Is the Night

    Joan Fontaine, Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr.

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    The Bigamist

    Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino, Edmond O'Brien

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    The Witches

    Joan Fontaine, Leonard Rossiter, Alec McCowen

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    Casanova's Big Night

    Bob Hope, Vincent Price, Joan Fontaine

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    Until They Sail

    Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine, Jean Simmons

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    Island in the Sun

    Joan Collins, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Fontaine

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    Serenade

    Vincent Price, Joan Fontaine, Mario Lanza

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    Music for Madame

    Joan Fontaine, Ward Bond, Billy Gilbert

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    A Damsel in Distress

    Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns

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    The Emperor Waltz

    Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine

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    A Certain Smile

    Joan Fontaine, Johnny Mathis, Rossano Brazzi

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    The Man Who Found Himself

    The Man Who Found Himself Joan Fontaine, Frank M. Thomas, George Meeker

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    Darling, How Could You!

    Darling, How Could You! Joan Fontaine, Dave Willock, Peter Hansen

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    The Sinister Urge

    Joan Fontaine, Kenne Duncan, Reed Howes

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    Maid's Night Out

    Maid's Night Out Joan Fontaine, Hedda Hopper, Allan Lane

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    Million to One

    Million to One Joan Fontaine, Monte Blue, Suzanne Kaaren

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    Decameron Nights

    Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan

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    Sky Giant

    Joan Fontaine, Harry Carey, Richard Dix

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    The Users

    Jaclyn Smith, Tony Curtis, Joan Fontaine

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    You Can't Beat Love

    Joan Fontaine, Frank M. Thomas, Paul Hurst

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    Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

    Barbara Eden, Joan Fontaine, Peter Lorre

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    Blond Cheat

    Joan Fontaine, Cecil Kellaway, Robert Coote

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    Dark Mansions

    Nicollette Sheridan, Joan Fontaine, Melissa Sue Anderson

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