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The Best Angela Lansbury Movies

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

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

List is made up of films like The Reluctant Debutante and The Court Jester.

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


  • 1

    Death on the Nile

    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith
    This film is a 1978 British film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name,...  more

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    Beauty and the Beast

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker
    Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by...  more

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  • 3


    Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury
    Gaslight is an American 1944 mystery-thriller film adapted from Patrick Hamilton's 1938 play...  more

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  • 4

    The Mirror Crack'd

    Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan
    The Mirror Crack'd is a 1980 British mystery film based on Agatha Christie's Miss Marple novel...  more

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  • 5

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed
    The Picture of Dorian Gray is a 1945 American horror-drama film based on Oscar Wilde's 1890...  more

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    National Velvet

    Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney
    National Velvet is a 1944 Technicolor sports film based on the novel by Enid Bagnold,...  more

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    The Court Jester

    Angela Lansbury, Danny Kaye
    The Court Jester is a 1955 musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil...  more

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    The Manchurian Candidate

    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury
    The Manchurian Candidate is a 1962 American Cold War suspense thriller directed by John...  more

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    The Greatest Story Ever Told

    John Wayne, Charlton Heston
    The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George...  more

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    Nanny McPhee

    Emma Thompson, Angela Lansbury
    Nanny McPhee is a 2005 British fantasy film directed by Kirk Jones. The film stars Emma...  more

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  • 11

    The Long, Hot Summer

    Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury
    The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. The screenplay was written by...  more
  • 12

    All Fall Down

    Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty
    All Fall Down is a 1962 American drama film, adapted from the novel All Fall Down by James Leo...  more
  • 13


    Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan
    Anastasia is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy drama film produced by Fox Animation...  more

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    The Lady Vanishes

    Angela Lansbury, Cybill Shepherd
    The Lady Vanishes is a 1979 British comedy mystery film directed by Anthony Page. Its...  more

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  • 15

    State of the Union

    Katharine Hepburn, Angela Lansbury
    State of the Union is a 1948 drama film written by Myles Connolly and Anthony Veiller of the...  more
  • 16

    The Three Musketeers

    Angela Lansbury, Vincent Price
    The Three Musketeers is a Technicolor adventure film adaptation of the classic novel The Three...  more
  • 17

    Mrs. Santa Claus

    Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter
    Mrs. Santa Claus is a 1996 television musical starring Angela Lansbury as the wife of Santa...  more
  • 18

    The Company of Wolves

    Angela Lansbury, Terence Stamp
    The Company of Wolves is a 1984 British Gothic fantasy-horror film directed by Neil Jordan,...  more

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  • 19

    Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For

    Angela Lansbury, Kathryn Morris
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    Mr. Popper's Penguins

    Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino
    Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 2011 American comedy family film directed by Mark Waters, produced...  more

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    Blue Hawaii

    Elvis Presley, Angela Lansbury
    Blue Hawaii is a 1961 American musical romantic comedy film set in the state of Hawaii and...  more

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    Till the Clouds Roll By

    Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland
    Till The Clouds Roll By is a 1946 American musical film made by MGM. The film is a...  more
  • 23

    Fantasia 2000

    Steve Martin, Bette Midler
    Fantasia 2000 is a 1999 American animated anthology film produced by Walt Disney Feature...  more

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    Beauty and the Beast

    Tim Curry, Haley Joel Osment
    Beauty and the Beast is an 48-minute animated film originally released on May 4, 1992, and...  more
  • 25

    A Lawless Street

    Angela Lansbury, Randolph Scott
    A Lawless Street is a 1955 American Western film directed by Joseph H. Lewis and starring...  more