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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?"

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    The Mirror Crack'd

    Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1980

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    The Mirror Crack'd is a 1980 British mystery film based on Agatha Christie's Miss Marple novel The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side and directed by Guy Hamilton. It starred Angela Lansbury, Kim...  more
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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 Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. This...  more

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    The Court Jester

    Angela Lansbury, Danny Kaye

    Released1956

    Directed byNorman Panama, Melvin Frank

    The Court Jester is a 1955 musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury and Cecil Parker. The movie was co-written, co-directed, and co-produced by Melvin...  more

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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 Thompson and Colin Firth. Thompson also scripted the film, which is adapted from Christianna Brand's Nurse...  more

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    Anastasia

    Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan

    Released1997

    Directed byDon Bluth, Gary Goldman, Susan Beak, Geoff Beak

    Anastasia is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy drama film produced by Fox Animation Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Directed by former Disney animation directors Don Bluth and...  more

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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 Herlihy, the author of Midnight Cowboy. It was directed by John Frankenheimer and produced by John...  more
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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 Frankenheimer that stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh and co-stars Angela Lansbury, Henry...  more

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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 screenplay by George Axelrod was based on the novel The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White. It stars Elliott Gould...  more
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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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    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, directed by John Guillermin and adapted by Anthony Shaffer. The film features the Belgian detective...  more
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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 Gas Light. It was the second version to be filmed, following the British film Gaslight, directed by...  more

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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 Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, père which starred Gene Kelly and Lana Turner. The film is today best...  more
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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, written by Angela Carter and Jordan, and starring Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, Stephen Rea and David...  more
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    Till the Clouds Roll By

    Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland

    Released1946

    Directed byVincente Minnelli, Richard Whorf

    Till The Clouds Roll By is a 1946 American musical film made by MGM. The film is a fictionalized biography of composer Jerome Kern who was originally involved with the production of the film. Till...  more
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    Fantasia 2000

    Steve Martin, Bette Midler

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Algar, Don Hahn, Paul Brizzi, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg

    Fantasia 2000 is a 1999 American animated anthology film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 38th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics...  more

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    A Green Journey

    Angela Lansbury, Cynthia Nixon

    Released1990

    Directed byJoseph Sargent

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    Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

    Angela Lansbury, Keith David

    Released1997

    Directed byAnthony Pullen Shaw

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    Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle

    Angela Lansbury

    Released2003

    Directed byAnthony Pullen Shaw

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    The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

    Angela Lansbury, Dorothy McGuire

    Released1960

    Directed byDelbert Mann

    The Dark at the Top of the Stairs is a 1960 film directed by Delbert Mann....
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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....
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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 Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney...  more

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    Samson and Delilah

    Angela Lansbury, Hedy Lamarr

    Released1949

    Directed byCecil B. DeMille

    Samson and Delilah is a 1949 American romantic religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount Pictures. It depicts the biblical story of Samson, a strongman...  more
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    Please Murder Me

    Angela Lansbury, Raymond Burr

    Released1956

    Directed byPeter Godfrey

    Please Murder Me is a 1956 American film directed by Peter Godfrey, and starring Angela Lansbury and Raymond Burr. The film is in the public domain and is available for free download at the Internet...  more
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    The Last Unicorn

    Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee

    Released1982

    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

    The Last Unicorn is a 1982 American animated fantasy film directed and produced by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass. It was produced by Rankin/Bass for ITC Entertainment, and animated by Topcraft....  more

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    The Reluctant Debutante

    Angela Lansbury, Rex Harrison

    Released1958

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

    The Reluctant Debutante is a 1958 Metrocolor comedy film in CinemaScope directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Pandro S. Berman from a screenplay by Julius J. Epstein and William Douglas-Home...  more