The Best Barbara Hale Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 213 votes 36 voters 3.8k views 49 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen and Unchained are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Barbara Hale movies?" and "What are the greatest Barbara Hale roles of all time?"
Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
Perry Mason: The Case of... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Barbara Hale Movies
Dir. by Richard Lang (1987), starring Kim Delaney, Raymond Burr & Barbara Hale
Ranker Video
Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo Dir. by Christian I. Nyby II (1992), starring Robin Tunney, Geraldo Rivera & Raymond Burr
Ranker Video
Dir. by Max Tash (1994), starring Ryan Phillippe, Tony Curtis & James Brolin
Ranker Video
Dir. by Gordon Douglas (1944), starring Barbara Hale, Sheldon Leonard & Tom Conway
The Falcon in Hollywood is a 1944 film directed by Gordon Douglas.
Ranker Video
Dir. by Ted Tetzlaff (1949), starring Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy & Bobby Driscoll
The Window is a 1949 American black-and-white suspense film noir, based on the short story "The Boy Cried Murder" by Cornell Woolrich. The film, which was a critical success, was ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by Richard Fleischer (1949), starring Barbara Hale, Bill Williams & Richard Quine
The Clay Pigeon is a 1949 American film noir directed by Richard Fleischer and written by Carl Foreman, based on a true story. The drama features Bill Williams, Barbara Hale, Richard Quine, and ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by Walter Lang (1950), starring Natalie Wood, James Stewart & Barbara Hale
The Jackpot is a 1950 American comedy film directed by Walter Lang with James Stewart and Barbara Hale in the lead roles. It features a young Natalie Wood. The screenplay was based on a John ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by Joseph Losey (1948), starring Dean Stockwell, Robert Ryan & Barbara Hale
The Boy with Green Hair is a 1948 American comedy-drama film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Dean Stockwell as Peter, a young war orphan who is subject to ridicule after he awakens one ...more
A Perry Mason Mystery: T... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Barbara Hale Movies
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester Dir. by Vincent McEveety (1995), starring Dyan Cannon, Victoria Jackson & Hal Holbrook
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester is a 1995 crime-drama film written by Gerry Conway, Erle Stanley Gardner and directed by Vincent McEveety.
Ranker Video
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss Dir. by Christian I. Nyby II (1993), starring Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale & Genie Francis
Ranker Video
Dir. by Ron Satlof (1988), starring David Hasselhoff, Raymond Burr & Barbara Hale
Ranker Video
Dir. by Henry Hathaway and George Seaton (1970), starring Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin & Burt Lancaster
Airport is a 1970 American drama film starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin, directed and written by George Seaton, and based on Arthur Hailey's 1968 novel of the same name. It originated the ...more

More Airport 

#28 of 406 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #85 of 554 The Best '70s Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

Ranker Video
Dir. by Hall Bartlett (1955), starring Elroy Hirsch, Barbara Hale & John Qualen
Unchained is a 1955 prison film based on the non-fiction book Prisoners are People by Kenyon J. Scudder. The film is most remembered for its theme song, "Unchained Melody", which was a ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by Raoul Walsh (1953), starring James Cagney, Anne Francis & Barbara Hale
A Lion Is in the Streets is a 1953 drama film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring James Cagney as a southern politician loosely based on Huey Long. Cagney's brother William was the producer, ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by Henry Levin (1949), starring Al Jolson, Barbara Hale & William Demarest
Jolson Sings Again is the 1950 film sequel to The Jolson Story, both of which cover the life of singer Al Jolson.
Ranker Video
Dir. by Rudolph Maté (1955), starring Charlton Heston, Donna Reed & Fred MacMurray
The Far Horizons is a 1955 American western film directed by Rudolph Maté, starring Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston, Donna Reed and Barbara Hale. It is about an expedition led by Lewis ...more

More The Far Horizons 

#58 of 88 The Best Charlton Heston Movies of All Time, Ranked #28 of 61 The Best Movies Based In Montana

Perry Mason: The Case of... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Barbara Hale Movies
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter Dir. by Christian I. Nyby II (1990), starring Jenny Lewis, Raymond Burr & Barbara Hale
Ranker Video
Dir. by Tim Whelan (1943), starring Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé & Barbara Hale
Higher and Higher is a 1944 musical film starring Michèle Morgan, Jack Haley, and Frank Sinatra, loosely based on a 1940 Broadway musical written by Gladys Hurlbut and Joshua Logan. The ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by John Milius (1978), starring Gary Busey, Jan-Michael Vincent & Barbara Hale
Big Wednesday is a 1978 American coming of age film directed by John Milius. Co-written by Milius and Dennis Aaberg, it is loosely based on their own experiences at Malibu and a short story ...more

More Big Wednesday 

#320 of 554 The Best '70s Movies #36 of 53 The Best Teen Movies of the 1970s #8 of 50 The Best Surf Movies

Ranker Video
Dir. by Edwin L. Marin (1946), starring Barbara Hale, Robert Young & Frank Morgan
Lady Luck is a Hollywood comedy film released in 1946, starring Robert Young and Barbara Hale. The picture tells the story of a professional gambler who falls in love with a woman who hates
Ranker Video
Dir. by Bill Rebane (1975), starring Alan Hale, Jr. & Barbara Hale
The Giant Spider Invasion is a low-budget 1975 film produced by Transcentury Pictures, a partnership owned by the film's director Bill Rebane. The film is about giant spiders that terrorize the ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by Mickey Moore (1968), starring Barbara Hale, Lon Chaney & Jr.
Buckskin is a western film, released by Paramount Pictures, released on a low budget and starring an all-star cast. The main stars were Barry Sullivan and Joan Caulfield. Lon Chaney Jr. plays ...more
Ranker Video
Dir. by Edward Killy (1945), starring Robert Mitchum, Barbara Hale & Bill Williams
West of the Pecos is a 1945 western film directed by Edward Killy.
Ranker Video
Lone Hand Dir. by George Sherman (1953), starring James Arness, Barbara Hale & Joel McCrea
Lone Hand is a 1953 western film directed by George Sherman.
Ranker Video
Emergency Wedding Dir. by Edward Buzzell (1950), starring Barbara Hale, Una Merkel & Alan Reed
Emergency Wedding, is a 1950 film directed by Edward Buzzell. It stars Larry Parks and Barbara Hale. It is a remake of You Belong to Me, which featured Larry Parks in a bit part.