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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?"

Notable directors that have worked with Angela Lansbury include names like Cecil B. DeMille, Terry Hughes and John Frankenheimer. If Angela Lansbury movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Anne Francis and Lillian Gish too.

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Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh
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, ...more

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Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury
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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#471 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #124 of 265 The Best Ensemble Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach
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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#4 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #93 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury, Charles Boyer
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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Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Novak
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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Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed, George Sanders
The Picture of Dorian Gray is a 1945 American horror-drama film based on Oscar Wilde's 1890 novel of the same name. Released in March 1945 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the film is directed by Albert ...more

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Mrs 'Arris Goes to Paris
Omar Sharif, Angela Lansbury
Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris is a 1992 film directed by Anthony Pullen Shaw.
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Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Cyd Charisse
The Harvey Girls is a 1946 American musical film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer based on the 1942 novel of the same name by Samuel Hopkins Adams, about Fred Harvey's famous Harvey House ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, Angela Lansbury
National Velvet is a 1944 Technicolor sports film based on the novel by Enid Bagnold, published in 1935. It stars Mickey Rooney, Donald Crisp and a young Elizabeth Taylor. In 2003, National ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, Bruce Forsyth
This film is a 1971 American musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution Company in North America on December 13, 1971. It is based upon the books ...more

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#102 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #117 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Angela Lansbury, Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone
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 ...more

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John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury
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. ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss
The World of Henry Orient is a 1964 American comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Nora Johnson, who co-wrote the screenplay with her father, Nunnally Johnson. It was directed by ...more
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Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury, Orson Welles
The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. The screenplay was written by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr., based in part on three works by William Faulkner: the 1931 ...more
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Emma Thompson, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth
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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Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty, Eva Marie Saint
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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Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer
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 ...more

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#62 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songsfeaturing Every Song in Anastasia, Ranked by Singabilitylisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Angela Lansbury, Vincent Price, Lana Turner
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 ...more
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Angela Lansbury, Cybill Shepherd, Elliott Gould
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 ...more

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#317 of 591 The Best '70s Movies #39 of 44 The Best Comedic Thriller Movies, Ranked

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Taraji P. Henson, Angela Lansbury, Phylicia Rashād
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Angela Lansbury, Terence Stamp, David Warner
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 ...more
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A Talent For Murder
Angela Lansbury
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Angela Lansbury, Kathryn Morris, Daniel Dae Kim
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Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Betsy Joslyn
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1982 musical thriller film directed by Terry Hughes and Harold Prince.
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Elvis Presley, Angela Lansbury, George Halas
Blue Hawaii is a 1961 American musical romantic comedy film set in the state of Hawaii and starring Elvis Presley. The screenplay by Hal Kanter was nominated by the Writers Guild of America in ...more

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