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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?"

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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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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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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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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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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Christopher Lloyd, Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft
To Be or Not to Be is a 1983 American 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 story ...more

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 found ...more

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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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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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Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruno Mars
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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