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The Best Ann-Margret Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 2.3k votes 380 voters 26k views

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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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Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Teri Garr

Released: 1964

Directed by: George 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 ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret, Candice Bergen

Released: 1971

Directed by: Mike 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.

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Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh

Released: 1963

Directed by: George 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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Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

Released: 1993

Directed by: Donald 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. ...more

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Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

Released: 1975

Directed by: Ken 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 ...more

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Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld

Released: 1965

Directed by: Norman 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. ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith

Released: 1978

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Magic is a 1978 American psychological horror film directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, and Burgess Meredith. The screenplay was by William Goldman, who ...more

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John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Ricardo Montalbán

Released: 1973

Directed by: Burt 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 ...more

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Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah

Released: 1995

Directed by: Howard 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, ...more

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Ann-Margret, Gene Tierney, Carol Lynley

Released: 1964

Directed by: Jean 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 ...more
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Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston, Vanity

Released: 1986

Directed by: John 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.
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Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid, Beverly DAngelo

Released: 1984

Directed by: John 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.
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Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby, Stefanie Powers

Released: 1966

Directed by: Gordon 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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Ann-Margret, Bobby Darin, Pat Boone

Released: 1962

Directed by: José 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 ...more
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Ann-Margret, Dean Martin, Karl Malden

Released: 1966

Directed by: Henry Levin

Murderers' Row is a 1966 American comedy-spy-fi film starring Dean Martin and very loosely based upon the Matt Helm spy novel Murderers' Row by Donald Hamilton, which was published in 1962. ...more
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Ann-Margret, Bette Davis, Peter Falk

Released: 1961

Directed by: Frank 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 ...more
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Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan, Chad Everett

Released: 1966

Directed by: Boris 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 ...more
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Ann-Margret, John Forsythe, Richard Anderson

Released: 1964

Directed by: Douglas Heyes

Kitten with a Whip is a 1964 film directed by Douglas Heyes.
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Ann-Margret, James Cromwell, Madeline Kahn

Released: 1978

Directed by: Robert 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. ...more

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The Swinger Ann-Margret, Milton Frome, Robert Coote

Released: 1967

Directed by: George Sidney

The Swinger is a 1966 film directed by George Sidney. It stars Ann-Margret and Anthony Franciosa.
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Ann-Margret, Claudette Colbert, Stephen Collins

Directed by: John Erman

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles is a 1985 novel by Dominick Dunne based on the sensational Woodward murder case of 1955. It was made into a television miniseries in 1987, directed by John Erman, and ...more
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Ann-Margret, James Earl Jones, Peter Ustinov

Released: 1977

Directed by: Marty Feldman

The Last Remake of Beau Geste is a 1977 American historical comedy film. It starred and was also directed and co-written by Marty Feldman. It is a satire loosely based on the novel Beau Geste, a ...more
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Ann-Margret

Released: 1983

Directed by: John Erman

Who Will Love My Children? is a 1983 American made-for-television biographical film based on the life of Lucile Fray. Lucile Fray was diagnosed with cancer in 1952 and wanted to find suitable ...more
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Christian Bale, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

Released: 1992

Directed by: Kenny 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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Ann-Margret, Bruce Dern

Released: 1980

Directed by: John Trent

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