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The Best Barry Fitzgerald Movies

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

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

List features films like The Naked City, The Quiet Man and more!

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  • After accidentally killing an opponent in the ring, boxer Sean Thornton (John Wayne) leaves America and returns to his native Ireland, hoping buy his family's homestead and live in peace. In doing ...more
  • After a former model is drowned in her bathtub, Detective James Halloran (Don Taylor) and Lieutenant Dan Muldoon (Barry Fitzgerald) attempt to piece together her murder. A friend of the victim ...more
  • Huw Morgan (Roddy McDowall), the academically inclined youngest son in a proud family of Welsh coal miners, witnesses the tumultuous events of his young life during a period of rapid social change. ...more
  • Father Charles O'Malley (Bing Crosby) is an easy-going, golf-playing young priest whose entry into a tough neighborhood parish in midtown Manhattan is viewed with skepticism from all quarters, ...more
  • In this suspenseful drama, based on Agatha Christie's mystery tale, 10 strangers are summoned to a remote island. While they are waiting for the mysterious host to appear, a recording levels serious ...more
  • Harried paleontologist David Huxley (Cary Grant) has to make a good impression on society matron Mrs. Random (May Robson), who is considering donating one million dollars to his museum. On the day ...more
  • In pre-World War II London, Ernie Mott (Cary Grant), a Cockney layabout whose father was killed during World War I, learns that his mother, Ma (Miss Ethel Barrymore), is dying of cancer. In an effort ...more
  • Secretary Joyce Willecombe (Nancy Olson) witnesses suspicious behavior aboard a train bound for Chicago's Union Station and notifies the authorities. With Joyce's help, a railway inspector (Barry ...more
  • Major Brand (Basil Rathbone), the commander of the 59th division of the British Royal Flying Corps in 1915 France, is frantic over the many casualties his squadron has suffered. When Captain Courtney ...more
  • Margaret (Shirley Temple) and her uncle, Shawn (Barry Fitzgerald), move from Ireland to the United States to distance themselves from the death of Margaret's brother, a jockey. Shawn, a horse ...more
  • When Jane (Debbie Reynolds) tells her parents that she is getting married to Ralph Halloran (Rod Taylor), her mother, Agnes (Bette Davis), starts planning an elaborate wedding, even though Jane does ...more
  • Tarzan's Secret Treasure is a 1941 Tarzan film based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the fifth in the MGM Tarzan series to star Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan.
  • In 1909, lively Texas Guinan (Betty Hutton) attends a Wild West show and, dressing like a man, enters a bucking bronco contest and wins. Impressed by her audacity, the show's manager, Bill (Arturo de ...more
  • After the famed Blarney Stone disappears from a small Irish town, the American insurance agency covering it sends Joe Mulqueen (Bing Crosby) to investigate. In Ireland, Joe meets Conn McNaughton (Ann ...more
  • The police have made a terrible mistake. Michael O'Keefe (Barry Fitzgerald) is sentenced to death after circumstantial evidence ties him to a crime committed by Pat McGinnis (Victor McLaglen). The ...more
  • In the early day of World War II, the crew of English cargo ship the SS Glencairn -- including Swede Olsen (John Wayne), Englishman Smitty (Ian Hunter), American Yank (Ward Bond), and Irishmen ...more
  • Corvette K -225 is a 1943 film starring Randolph Scott and Ella Raines. It was released in the UK as The Nelson Touch. Tony Gaudio was nominated for the 1943 Academy Award for Best Cinematography for ...more
  • Ha da venì... don Calogero! is a 1952 Italian film.
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    Rooney is a 1958 British comedy film directed by George Pollock and starring John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow and Barry Fitzgerald. The film depicts the life of James Ignatius Rooney, a Gaelic sportsman ...more
  • The Sainted Sisters is a 1948 comedy film starring Veronica Lake and co-starring Joan Caulfield, Barry Fitzgerald, George Reeves, William Demarest and Beulah Bondi. The film was distributed by ...more
  • After aspiring singer Judy Peabody (Betty Hutton) rescues the elderly J.B. Bates (Barry Fitzgerald) from drowning, she assumes that the disheveled man is a vagrant and goes back to her job checking ...more
  • Broth of a Boy is a 1959 Irish comedy film directed by George Pollock and starring Barry Fitzgerald, Harry Brogan and June Thorburn. A television reporter sets out on a quest to find a very elderly ...more
  • The Amazing Mrs. Holliday is a 1943 American comedy drama film produced and directed by Bruce Manning and starring Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, and Barry Fitzgerald. Based on a story by Sonya ...more
  • Juno and the Paycock is a 1930 film written and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Barry Fitzgerald, Maire O'Neill, Edward Chapman and Sara Allgood. The film was based on a successful play by ...more
  • When an outbreak threatens the passengers aboard the S.S. Arcturus, engineer Crusher McKay (Victor McLaglen) and doctor Tony Craig (Chester Morris) set about to stop it, at the same time vying for ...more