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The Best Angela Lansbury Movies

Updated October 3, 2020 2.4k votes 177 voters 12.2k views71 items

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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?"

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    The Picture of Dorian Gray is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed

    Released1945

    Directed byAlbert Lewin

    The Picture of Dorian Gray is a 1945 American horror-drama film based on Oscar Wilde's 1890... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Mrs 'Arris Goes to Paris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Mrs 'Arris Goes to Paris

    Omar Sharif, Angela Lansbury

    Released1992

    Directed byAnthony Pullen Shaw

    Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris is a 1992 film directed by Anthony Pullen Shaw.amazon_watch buy button
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    The Harvey Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Harvey Girls

    Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury

    Released1946

    Directed byGeorge Sidney, Robert Alton

    The Harvey Girls is a 1946 American musical film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    National Velvet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    National Velvet

    Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney

    Released1944

    Directed byClarence Brown

    National Velvet is a 1944 Technicolor sports film based on the novel by Enid Bagnold,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Manchurian Candidate

    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    The Manchurian Candidate is a 1962 American Cold War suspense thriller directed by John... more on Wikipedia
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    The Greatest Story Ever Told is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Greatest Story Ever Told

    John Wayne, Charlton Heston

    Released1965

    Directed byGeorge Stevens, Jean Negulesco, David Lean

    The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The World of Henry Orient is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The World of Henry Orient

    Angela Lansbury, Peter Sellers

    Released1964

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

    The World of Henry Orient is a 1964 American comedy film based on the novel of the same name... more on Wikipedia
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    Nanny McPhee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Nanny McPhee

    Emma Thompson, Angela Lansbury

    Released2005

    Directed byKirk Jones

    Nanny McPhee is a 2005 British fantasy film directed by Kirk Jones. The film stars Emma... more on Wikipedia

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    The Long, Hot Summer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Long, Hot Summer

    Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury

    Released1958

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. The screenplay was written by... more on Wikipedia
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    All Fall Down is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    All Fall Down

    Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    All Fall Down is a 1962 American drama film, adapted from the novel All Fall Down by James Leo... more on Wikipedia
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    The Lady Vanishes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Lady Vanishes

    Angela Lansbury, Cybill Shepherd

    Released1979

    Directed byAnthony Page

    The Lady Vanishes is a 1979 British comedy mystery film directed by Anthony Page. Its... more on Wikipedia

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    Murder, She Wrote: The Last Fr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man

    Taraji P. Henson, Angela Lansbury

    Released2001

    Directed byAnthony Pullen Shaw

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    Death on the Nile is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Death on the Nile

    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Guillermin

    This film is a 1978 British film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Three Musketeers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Three Musketeers

    Angela Lansbury, Vincent Price

    Released1948

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    The Three Musketeers is a Technicolor adventure film adaptation of the classic novel The Three... more on Wikipedia
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    State of the Union is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    State of the Union

    Katharine Hepburn, Angela Lansbury

    Released1948

    Directed byFrank Capra

    State of the Union is a 1948 drama film written by Myles Connolly and Anthony Veiller of the... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Company of Wolves is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    The Company of Wolves

    Angela Lansbury, Terence Stamp

    Released1984

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    The Company of Wolves is a 1984 British Gothic fantasy-horror film directed by Neil Jordan,... more on Wikipedia

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    A Talent For Murder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    A Talent For Murder

    Angela Lansbury
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    Murder, She Wrote: A Story to  is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For

    Angela Lansbury, Kathryn Morris

    Released2000

    Directed byAnthony Pullen Shaw

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    Mrs. Santa Claus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Mrs. Santa Claus

    Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter

    Released1996

    Directed byTerry Hughes

    Mrs. Santa Claus is a 1996 television musical starring Angela Lansbury as the wife of Santa... more on Wikipedia
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    Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Gaslight

    Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury

    Released1944

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    Gaslight is an American 1944 mystery-thriller film adapted from Patrick Hamilton's 1938 play... more on Wikipedia

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    Blue Hawaii is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Blue Hawaii

    Elvis Presley, Angela Lansbury

    Released1961

    Directed byNorman Taurog, Mickey Moore

    Blue Hawaii is a 1961 American musical romantic comedy film set in the state of Hawaii and... more on Wikipedia

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    Mr. Popper's Penguins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Mr. Popper's Penguins

    Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino

    Released2011

    Directed byMark Waters

    Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 2011 American comedy family film directed by Mark Waters, produced... more on Wikipedia

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    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Beauty and the Beast

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker

    Released1991

    Directed byGary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

    Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by... more on Wikipedia

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    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Released1982

    Directed byHarold Prince, Terry Hughes

    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1982 musical thriller film directed by...amazon_watch buy button
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    Dear Heart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Angela Lansbury Movies
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    Dear Heart

    Angela Lansbury, Glenn Ford

    Released1964

    Directed byDelbert Mann

    Dear Heart is a 1964 film directed by Delbert Mann.amazon_watch buy button
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