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

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

This list includes The Return of Peter Grimm, Oil and Water and more films.

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

D. W. Griffith and Chris Columbus are among those who directed Lionel Barrymore at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Grand Hotel Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, John Barrymore

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It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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You Can't Take It With You James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Ann Miller

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A Free Soul Clark Gable, Norma Shearer, Lionel Barrymore

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Captains Courageous Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore

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Key Largo Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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Dinner at Eight Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore

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Since You Went Away Shirley Temple, Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones

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Duel in the Sun Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones

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On Borrowed Time Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi

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Test Pilot Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy

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David Copperfield Basil Rathbone, W. C. Fields, Maureen O'Sullivan

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Mata Hari Greta Garbo, Lionel Barrymore, Ramon Novarro

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Camille Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Joan Leslie

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A Yank at Oxford Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Maureen O'Sullivan

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The Devil-Doll Maureen O'Sullivan, Lionel Barrymore, Rafaela Ottiano

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Treasure Island Lionel Barrymore, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Stander

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Young Dr. Kildare Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Monty Woolley

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Mark of the Vampire Bela Lugosi, Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Atwill

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The Valley of Decision Gregory Peck, Greer Garson, Jessica Tandy

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The Mysterious Island Lionel Barrymore, Montagu Love, Lloyd Hughes

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Rasputin and the Empress John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore

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Carolina Shirley Temple, Janet Gaynor, Robert Young

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The Voice of Bugle Ann Maureen O'Sullivan, Lionel Barrymore, Spring Byington

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The Gorgeous Hussy James Stewart, Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor

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Broken Lullaby Lionel Barrymore, ZaSu Pitts, Phillips Holmes

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Lone Star Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Lionel Barrymore

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Three Wise Fools Cyd Charisse, Margaret O'Brien, Lionel Barrymore

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The Temptress Greta Garbo, Lionel Barrymore, Antonio Moreno

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Tennessee Johnson Lionel Barrymore, Van Heflin, Ruth Hussey

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The Stranger's Return Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone, Miriam Hopkins

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Lady Be Good Doris Day, Red Skelton, Robert Young

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The Little Colonel Shirley Temple, Hattie McDaniel, Lionel Barrymore

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The New York Hat Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Lionel Barrymore

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One Man's Journey Lionel Barrymore, Joel McCrea, Frances Dee

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West of Zanzibar Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan

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The Ranchero's Revenge Lionel Barrymore

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Body and Soul Lionel Barrymore, Norman Kerry, Aileen Pringle

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A Family Affair Lionel Barrymore, Spring Byington, Eric Linden

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Friends Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, Harry Carey

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The Chief's Blanket Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet

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Oil and Water Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet, Harry Carey

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Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Keye Luke

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Down To the Sea in Ships Richard Widmark, Dean Stockwell, Lionel Barrymore

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The Lion and the Mouse Lionel Barrymore, May McAvoy

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Looking Forward Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone

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Enemies of Women Clara Bow, Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens

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Sadie Thompson Gloria Swanson, Lionel Barrymore, Raoul Walsh

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The Bad Man Ronald Reagan, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery

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Saratoga Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Hattie McDaniel