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The Best Anne Bancroft Movies

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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like The Naked Street and Home for the Holidays, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Anne Bancroft movies?" and "What are the greatest Anne Bancroft roles of all time?"


  • 1

    The Turning Point

    Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft
    The Turning Point is a 1977 drama film centered on the world of ballet in New York City,...  more
  • 2

    G.I. Jane

    Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen
    G.I. Jane is a 1997 American action film directed by Ridley Scott, produced by Largo...  more

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  • 3

    To Be or Not to Be

    Christopher Lloyd, Mel Brooks
    To Be or Not to Be is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Alan Johnson and produced by Mel...  more
  • 4


    Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow
    Malice is a 1993 American thriller film directed by Harold Becker. The screenplay by Aaron...  more

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  • 5

    The Graduate

    Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft
    The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the...  more

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  • 6


    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Silverman
    Heartbreakers is a 2001 caper-romantic comedy film directed by David Mirkin. It stars...  more

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  • 7


    Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone
    Antz is a 1998 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks...  more

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  • 8

    The Miracle Worker

    Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke
    The Miracle Worker is a 1962 American biographical film directed by Arthur Penn. The...  more

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  • 9

    The Pumpkin Eater

    Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft
    The Pumpkin Eater is a 1964 British drama film starring Anne Bancroft as an unusually fertile...  more
  • 10

    Point of No Return

    Anne Bancroft, Bridget Fonda
    Point of No Return is a 1993 American action film directed by John Badham and starring Bridget...  more

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  • 11

    How to Make an American Quilt

    Claire Danes, Winona Ryder
    How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and...  more
  • 12

    Demetrius and the Gladiators

    Anne Bancroft, Julie Newmar
    Demetrius and the Gladiators is a fictional 1954 sword-and-sandal drama film and a sequel to...  more

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  • 13


    Anne Bancroft, Bonnie Bedelia
    Homecoming is an American drama television film. On April 14, 1996, the TV film Homecoming was...  more
  • 14

    Torch Song Trilogy

    Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft
    Torch Song Trilogy is an American comedy-drama film adapted by Harvey Fierstein from his play...  more

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  • 15

    'night, Mother

    Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek
    'night, Mother is a 1986 American drama film written by Marsha Norman. The film, which stars...  more
  • 16

    Honeymoon in Vegas

    Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker
    Honeymoon in Vegas is a 1992 comedy film directed by Andrew Bergman and starring Nicolas Cage,...  more

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  • 17

    Home for the Holidays

    Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes
    Home for the Holidays is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Jodie Foster and produced by...  more
  • 18

    Young Winston

    Anthony Hopkins, Jane Seymour
    Young Winston is a 1972 British film based on the early years of British Prime Minister...  more
  • 19

    Silent Movie

    Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman
    Silent Movie is a 1976 satirical comedy film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks,...  more

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  • 20

    The Hindenburg

    Anne Bancroft, Burgess Meredith
    The Hindenburg is a 1975 American Technicolor film based on the disaster of the German airship...  more

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  • 21

    Don't Bother to Knock

    Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft
    Don't Bother to Knock is a 1952 American thriller film starring Richard Widmark and Marilyn...  more
  • 22

    Love Potion No. 9

    Sandra Bullock, Anne Bancroft
    Love Potion No. 9 is a 1992 movie starring Sandra Bullock and Tate Donovan. Inspired by the...  more
  • 23

    Keeping the Faith

    Ben Stiller, Edward Norton
    Keeping the Faith is a 2000 American romantic comedy film written by Stuart Blumberg, and...  more
  • 24

    The Elephant Man

    Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt
    The Elephant Man is a 1980 American-British biographical film about Joseph Merrick, a severely...  more

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  • 25

    Garbo Talks

    Carrie Fisher, Anne Bancroft
    Garbo Talks is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anne...  more