The Best Ann Sothern Movies

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

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

List includes Dangerous Number, Song of the West and more.

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Movie fans who love Ann Sothern have also been known to enjoy films starring Vera Miles and Tyrone Power.

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  • Footlight Parade
    James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler
    • Released: 1933
    • Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
  • Cry "Havoc"
    Joan Blondell, Ann Sothern, Margaret Sullavan
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: Richard Thorpe
  • Thousands Cheer
    Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: George Sidney
  • A Letter to Three Wives
    Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • The Whales of August
    Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
  • Shadow on the Wall
    Ann Sothern, Zachary Scott, Gigi Perreau
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Pat Jackson
  • Brother Orchid
    Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sothern
    • Released: 1940
    • Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
  • Nancy Goes to Rio
    Jane Powell, Ann Sothern, Barry Sullivan
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
  • Maisie
    Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
  • The Manitou
    Stella Stevens, Burgess Meredith, Tony Curtis
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: William Girdler
  • The Best Man
    Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Congo Maisie
    Ann Sothern, J. M. Kerrigan, Shepperd Strudwick
    • Released: 1940
    • Directed by: H. C. Potter
  • Words and Music
    Mickey Rooney, Tom Drake, June Allyson
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Song of the West
    Ann Sothern, Joe E. Brown, John Boles
    • Released: 1930
    • Directed by: Ray Enright
  • Lady Be Good
    Eleanor Powell, Ann Sothern, Robert Young
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
  • You, John Jones!
    James Cagney, Margaret O'Brien, Ann Sothern
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
  • The Show of Shows
    John Barrymore, Loretta Young, Douglas Fairbanks
    • Released: 1929
    • Directed by: John G. Adolfi
  • Lady in a Cage
    James Caan, Olivia de Havilland, Richard Kiel
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Walter Grauman
  • Maisie Goes to Reno
    Ava Gardner, Ann Sothern, Donald Meek
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Harry Beaumont
  • Swing Shift Maisie
    Ann Sothern, James Craig, Jean Rogers
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
  • Ringside Maisie
    Ann Sothern, George Murphy, Robert Sterling
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
  • The Blue Gardenia
    Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern
    • Released: 1953
    • Directed by: Fritz Lang
  • Maisie Was a Lady
    Ann Sothern, Lew Ayres, Maureen O'Sullivan
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
  • Smartest Girl in Town
    Gene Raymond, Ann Sothern, Eric Blore
    • Released: 1936
    • Directed by: Joseph Santley
  • Sylvia
    Carroll Baker, Edmond O'Brien, Nancy Kovack
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Gordon Douglas