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The Best Ann-Margret Movies

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

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

Examples include Grumpy Old Men and The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ann-Margret movies?" and "What are the greatest Ann-Margret roles of all time?"
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    Viva Las Vegas

    Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret

    Released1964

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    Viva Las Vegas is a 1964 American musical film starring Elvis Presley and actress Ann-Margret. Directed by golden age Hollywood musical director George Sidney, the film is regarded by fans and by...  more

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    Bye Bye Birdie

    Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1963

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    Bye Bye Birdie is a 1963 musical comedy film from Columbia Pictures. It is a film adaptation of the stage production of the same name. The screenplay was written by Michael Stewart and Irving...  more
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    Queen Bees

    Ellen Burstyn, James Caan

    Released2021

    Directed byMichael Lembeck

    Queen Bees is a 2021 American comedy film directed by Michael Lembeck. While her house undergoes repairs, fiercely independent senior Helen temporarily moves into a nearby retirement community, where...  more

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    Tommy

    Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson

    Released1975

    Directed byKen Russell

    Tommy is a 1975 British musical fantasy film based upon The Who's 1969 rock opera album Tommy. It was directed by Ken Russell and featured a star-studded cast, including the band members themselves....  more

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    The Cincinnati Kid

    Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen

    Released1965

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    The Cincinnati Kid is a 1965 American drama film. It tells the story of Eric "The Kid" Stoner, a young Depression-era poker player, as he seeks to establish his reputation as the best. This quest...  more

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    Stagecoach

    Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby

    Released1966

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Stagecoach is a 1966 American film, directed by Gordon Douglas as a remake of the John Ford classic black-and-white western Stagecoach, which won two Academy Awards and received five other...  more
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    Carnal Knowledge

    Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret

    Released1971

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Carnal Knowledge is a 1971 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jules Feiffer. It stars Jack Nicholson, Art Garfunkel, Ann-Margret and Candice Bergen....  more

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    The Cheap Detective

    Ann-Margret, James Cromwell

    Released1978

    Directed byRobert Moore

    The Cheap Detective is a 1978 American satirical comedy film written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore. It stars Peter Falk as Lou Peckinpaugh, a detective in the Humphrey Bogart mold. The...  more
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    Newsies

    Christian Bale, Robert Duvall

    Released1992

    Directed byKenny Ortega

    Newsies is a 1992 American musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by choreographer Kenny Ortega in his film directing debut. It is loosely based on the New York City...  more

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    The Train Robbers

    John Wayne, Ann-Margret

    Released1973

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    The Train Robbers is a 1973 Western Technicolor film starring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor and Ben Johnson. The movie was written and directed by Burt Kennedy. Rod Taylor is billed above the...  more

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    C.C. and Company

    Joe Namath, Ann-Margret

    Released1970

    Directed bySeymour Robbie

    C.C. and Company is a movie that was released in 1970. It starred Joe Namath as biker C.C. Ryder, Ann-Margret as fashion journalist Ann, and William Smith as Moon, the leader of the fictitious outlaw...  more
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    Any Given Sunday

    Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino

    Released1999

    Directed byOliver Stone

    Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. The film features an ensemble cast, consisting of Al Pacino, Cameron...  more

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    The Swinger

    Ann-Margret, Milton Frome

    Released1967

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    The Swinger is a 1966 film directed by George Sidney. It stars Ann-Margret and Anthony Franciosa....  more
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    Middle Age Crazy

    Ann-Margret, Bruce Dern

    Released1980

    Directed byJohn Trent

    Middle Age Crazy is a film directed by John Trent released on July 25, 1980....  more
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    State Fair

    Ann-Margret, Bobby Darin

    Released1962

    Directed byJosé Ferrer

    State Fair is a 1962 American musical film directed by José Ferrer. The film is a remake of the 1933 and 1945 films of the same name. It was considered to be a financially and critically unsuccessful...  more
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    The Pleasure Seekers

    Ann-Margret, Gene Tierney

    Released1964

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    The Pleasure Seekers is a 1964 20th Century Fox motion picture starring Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa, and Carol Lynley, with Gardner McKay, Pamela Tiffin, Brian Keith, and Gene Tierney. The film...  more
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    Grumpy Old Men

    Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah

    Released1993

    Directed byDonald Petrie

    Grumpy Old Men is a 1993 American romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret, with Burgess Meredith, Daryl Hannah, Kevin Pollak, Ossie Davis and Buck Henry. Directed by...  more

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    The Villain

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret

    Released1979

    Directed byHal Needham

    The Villain is a 1979 American film. A parody blend of western films and Warner Bros.' Wile E. Coyote cartoon situations, it was directed by Hal Needham and starred Kirk Douglas, Arnold...  more
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    Neil Simon's I Ought to Be in Pictures

    Ann-Margret, Walter Matthau

    Released1982

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    Neil Simon's I Ought to Be in Pictures is a 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross and based on Neil Simon's play of the same name. The film stars Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, and...  more
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    Made in Paris

    Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan

    Released1966

    Directed byBoris Sagal

    Made in Paris is a 1966 American romantic comedy film starring Louis Jourdan, Ann-Margret, Richard Crenna, Edie Adams, and Chad Everett. The film was written by Stanley Roberts and directed by Boris...  more
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    52 Pick-Up

    Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    52 Pick-Up is a 1986 crime thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer. The film stars Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, and Vanity, and is based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name....  more
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    Pocketful of Miracles

    Ann-Margret, Bette Davis

    Released1961

    Directed byFrank Capra

    Pocketful of Miracles is a 1961 American comedy film starring Bette Davis and Glenn Ford, and directed by Frank Capra. The screenplay by Hal Kanter and Harry Tugend is based on the screenplay Lady...  more
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    Grumpier Old Men

    Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret

    Released1995

    Directed byHoward Deutch

    Grumpier Old Men is a 1995 romantic comedy film, and a sequel to the 1993 film Grumpy Old Men. The film stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, and Sophia Loren, with Burgess Meredith, Daryl...  more

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    A Streetcar Named Desire

    Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn Erman

    A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1984 television drama film directed by John Erman. Based on the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams, it stars Ann-Margret and Treat Williams....  more
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    Kitten with a Whip

    Ann-Margret, John Forsythe

    Released1964

    Directed byDouglas Heyes

    Kitten with a Whip is a 1964 film directed by Douglas Heyes....  more