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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?"

David Lynch and Ridley Scott are among those who directed Anne Bancroft at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Anne Bancroft, then check out our lists of the best Vera Miles and Jean Harlow movies as well.

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The Graduate Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from Williams ...more

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The Miracle Worker Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Beah Richards The Miracle Worker is a 1962 American biographical film directed by Arthur Penn. The screenplay by William Gibson is based on his 1959 play of the same title, which originated as a 1957 ...more

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The Elephant Man Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft The Elephant Man is a 1980 American-British biographical film about Joseph Merrick, a severely deformed man in 19th century London. The film was directed by David Lynch and stars John Hurt, ...more

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The Turning Point Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Tom Skerritt The Turning Point is a 1977 drama film centered on the world of ballet in New York City, written by Arthur Laurents and directed by Herbert Ross. The film stars Shirley MacLaine and Anne ...more

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To Be or Not to Be Christopher Lloyd, Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft To Be or Not to Be is a 1983 American war comedy film directed by Alan Johnson and produced by Mel Brooks. The screenplay was written by Ronny Graham and Thomas Meehan, based on the original ...more

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Jesus of Nazareth John Duttine, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Pleasence Jesus of Nazareth is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico which dramatises the birth, ...more

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Malice Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin Malice is a 1993 American thriller film directed by Harold Becker. The screenplay by Aaron Sorkin and Scott Frank is based on a story by Jonas McCord. It stars Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman and ...more

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G.I. Jane Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Jim Caviezel G.I. Jane is a 1997 American action film directed by Ridley Scott, produced by Largo Entertainment, Scott Free Productions and Caravan Pictures, distributed by Hollywood Pictures and starring ...more

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Heartbreakers Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Silverman, Carrie Fisher Heartbreakers is a 2001 caper-romantic comedy film directed by David Mirkin. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, and Gene Hackman. Weaver was nominated for a ...more

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The Prisoner of Second Avenue Sylvester Stallone, Anne Bancroft, Jack Lemmon The Prisoner of Second Avenue is an American black comedy play by Neil Simon, later made into a film released in 1975.

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Agnes of God Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly Agnes of God is a 1985 American film starring Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft and Meg Tilly, about a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the dead child was the result of a virgin conception. A ...more

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Demetrius and the Gladiators Anne Bancroft, Julie Newmar, Ernest Borgnine Demetrius and the Gladiators is a fictional 1954 sword-and-sandal drama film and a sequel to The Robe. The picture was made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Delmer Daves and produced by Frank ...more

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Point of No Return Anne Bancroft, Bridget Fonda, Harvey Keitel Point of No Return is a 1993 American action film directed by John Badham and starring Bridget Fonda and Gabriel Byrne. It is a remake of Luc Besson's 1990 film Nikita. Maggie Hayward is a ...more

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Homecoming Anne Bancroft, Bonnie Bedelia, Hanna R. Hall Homecoming is an American drama television film. On April 14, 1996, the TV film Homecoming was released and aired on the American cable channel, Lifetime. The screenplay was written by ...more

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

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Torch Song Trilogy Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein Torch Song Trilogy is an American comedy-drama film adapted by Harvey Fierstein from his play of the same title. The film was directed by Paul Bogart and stars Fierstein as Arnold, Anne Bancroft ...more

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84 Charing Cross Road Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Anne Bancroft 84 Charing Cross Road is a 1987 British-American drama film directed by David Jones. The screenplay by Hugh Whitemore is based on a play by James Roose-Evans, which itself was an adaptation of ...more

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone Antz is a 1998 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. It features the voices of Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, ...more

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How to Make an American Quilt Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more

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'night, Mother Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek, Claire Malis 'night, Mother is a 1986 American drama film written by Marsha Norman. The film, which stars Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft, is based on Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. It ...more

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The Pumpkin Eater Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch The Pumpkin Eater is a 1964 British drama film starring Anne Bancroft as an unusually fertile woman and Peter Finch as her philandering husband. The film was adapted by Harold Pinter from the ...more

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Young Winston Anthony Hopkins, Jane Seymour, Anne Bancroft Young Winston is a 1972 British film based on the early years of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The film was based on the book My Early Life: A Roving Commission by Winston Churchill. ...more

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Love Potion No. 9 Sandra Bullock, Anne Bancroft, Dylan Baker Love Potion No. 9 is a 1992 movie starring Sandra Bullock and Tate Donovan. Inspired by the famous doo-wop song of the same title, it's about a special elixir that enables a person to make ...more

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Keeping the Faith Ben Stiller, Edward Norton, Jenna Elfman Keeping the Faith is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Stuart Blumberg and directed by Edward Norton. It stars Ben Stiller, Norton, Jenna Elfman, Eli Wallach, and Anne Bancroft. ...more

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The Hindenburg Anne Bancroft, Burgess Meredith, George C. Scott The Hindenburg is a 1975 American Technicolor film based on the disaster of the German airship Hindenburg. The film stars George C. Scott. It was produced and directed by Robert Wise, and was ...more

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Silent Movie Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Mel Brooks Silent Movie is a 1976 satirical comedy film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks, and released by 20th Century Fox on June 17, 1976. The ensemble cast includes Dom DeLuise, Marty ...more

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Home for the Holidays Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes, Holly Hunter Home for the Holidays is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Jodie Foster and produced by Peggy Rajski and Foster. The screenplay was by W. D. Richter based on the short story by Chris Radant. ...more

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Garbo Talks Carrie Fisher, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein Garbo Talks is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, and Betty Comden as Greta Garbo. The movie was written by Larry ...more

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Great Expectations Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Ethan Hawke Great Expectations is a 1998 contemporary film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel of the same name, co-written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth ...more

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Don't Bother to Knock Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Richard Widmark Don't Bother to Knock is a 1952 American thriller film starring Richard Widmark and Marilyn Monroe, directed by Roy Ward Baker. The screenplay was written by Daniel Taradash, based on the novel ...more

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Sunchaser Woody Harrelson, Anne Bancroft, Talisa Soto Sunchaser is a 1996 film directed by Michael Cimino and starring Woody Harrelson, Jon Seda and Anne Bancroft. As of 2015, this is director Cimino's last feature-length film.

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Fatso Anne Bancroft, Dom DeLuise, Robert Costanzo Fatso is a 1980 American comedy film written and directed by Anne Bancroft and starring Dom DeLuise, Ron Carey and Candice Azzara.

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The Last Frontier Anne Bancroft, James Whitmore, Robert Preston The Last Frontier is a 1956 weatern film directed by Anthony Mann.

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The Kid from Left Field Anne Bancroft, Fess Parker, Dan Dailey The Kid from Left Field is a film directed by Harmon Jones released on July 1953.

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Delgo Jennifer Love Hewitt, Val Kilmer, Burt Reynolds Delgo is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure romantic comedy fantasy film produced by Fathom Studios, a division of Macquarium Intelligent Communications, which began development of the ...more

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Mr. Jones Richard Gere, Anne Bancroft, Lena Olin Mr. Jones is a 1993 American romantic drama film starring Richard Gere, Lena Olin, Anne Bancroft, Tom Irwin and Delroy Lindo, and directed by Mike Figgis.

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7 Women Anne Bancroft, Woody Strode, Flora Robson 7 Women, also known as Seven Women, is a 1966 film drama made by MGM. It was directed by John Ford, produced by Bernard Smith and John Ford, from a screenplay by Janet Green and John McCormick, ...more

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Deep in My Heart Anne Bancroft, Cara Buono, Alice Krige Deep In My Heart is a 1999 drama film written by Ronni Kern and directed by Anita W. Addison.

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Nightfall Anne Bancroft, Brian Keith, Aldo Ray Nightfall is a 1957 film noir directed by Jacques Tourneur. It features Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, and Anne Bancroft. The low-budget film is remembered today for camera work by cinematographer ...more

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Haven Anne Bancroft, Martin Landau, Natasha Richardson Haven is a 2001 historical drama film written by Suzette Couture and directed by John Gray.

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The Slender Thread Anne Bancroft, Sidney Poitier, Ed Asner The Slender Thread is a 1965 film starring Anne Bancroft and Sidney Poitier. It was the first feature length film directed by Academy Award-winning director, producer and actor Sydney Pollack. ...more

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Gorilla at Large Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin, Raymond Burr Gorilla at Large is a 1954 horror mystery B-movie made in 3-D. The film stars Cameron Mitchell, Anne Bancroft, Lee J. Cobb and Raymond Burr, with Lee Marvin and Warren Stevens in supporting ...more

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A Life in the Balance Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin, Ricardo Montalbán A Life in the Balance is a 1955 thriller drama film written by Robert Presnell Jr. and Leo Townsend and directed by Harry Horner and Rafael Portillo; with writing credits by Georges Simenon.

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Up at the Villa Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft, Kristin Scott Thomas Up at the Villa is a 2000 drama film written by W. Somerset Maugham and directed by Philip Haas.

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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Helen Mirren, Anne Bancroft, Brian Dennehy The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone is a 2003 TV movie remake of the 1961 film The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone, based on the 1950 novel of the same title by Tennessee Williams. It first aired in the USA ...more

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The Raid Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin, Peter Graves The Raid is a 1954 Technicolor American film set during the American Civil War. It stars Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone and Lee Marvin. It is loosely based on a true incident, the St. ...more

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In Search of Peace: Part 1: 1948-1967 Michael Douglas, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss In Search of Peace is a 2001 documentary film directed by Richard Trank.

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The Restless Breed Anne Bancroft, Scott Brady, Rhys Williams The Restless Breed is a 1957 western film, directed by Allan Dwan and starring Scott Brady and Anne Bancroft.

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The Naked Street Anne Bancroft, Anthony Quinn, Peter Graves The Naked Street is a 1955 American crime film noir directed by Maxwell Shane. The drama features Farley Granger, Anthony Quinn and Anne Bancroft.

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Bert Rigby, You're a Fool Anne Bancroft, Robbie Coltrane, Corbin Bernsen Bert Rigby, You're a Fool is a 1989 American musical film directed by Carl Reiner, and starring Robert Lindsay in the title role.