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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!

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

Barry Fitzgerald was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford and Jean Renoir.

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John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1952

Directed by: John Ford

The Quiet Man is a 1952 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Ford. It stars John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond and Victor McLaglen. The screenplay by Frank ...more

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Walter Huston, Judith Anderson, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1945

Directed by: René Clair

And Then There Were None is a 1945 film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling mystery novel of the same name and is directed by René Clair. In the UK it had the title "Ten ...more

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Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, William Smith

Released: 1944

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Going My Way is a 1944 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald. Based on a story by Leo McCarey, the film is about a new young ...more

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Maureen O'Hara, Roddy McDowall, Walter Pidgeon

Released: 1941

Directed by: John Ford

How Green Was My Valley is a 1941 drama film directed by John Ford. The film, based on the 1939 Richard Llewellyn novel, was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and scripted by Philip Dunne. The film ...more

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Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Don Taylor

Released: 1948

Directed by: Jules Dassin

The Naked City is a black-and-white film noir directed by Jules Dassin. Based on a story by Malvin Wald, the film depicts the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A ...more
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Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1938

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Bringing Up Baby is a 1938 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The film tells the story of a ...more

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William Holden, Barry Fitzgerald, Jan Sterling

Released: 1950

Directed by: Rudolph Maté

Union Station is a 1950 crime drama, directed by Rudolph Maté. The drama features William Holden, Barry Fitzgerald, and Nancy Olson, among others.
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Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1944

Directed by: Clifford Odets

None but the Lonely Heart is a 1944 American film which tells the story of a young Cockney drifter who returns home with no ambitions but finds that his family needs him. Adapted by Clifford ...more
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David Niven, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone

Released: 1938

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

The Dawn Patrol is a 1938 American war film, a remake of the pre-Code 1930 film of the same name. Both were based on the short story "The Flight Commander" by John Monk Saunders, an ...more
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Bette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 1956

Directed by: Richard Brooks

The Catered Affair, also known as Wedding Party, is a family drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Sam Zimbalist from a screenplay by Gore ...more
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Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald, Albert Dekker

Released: 1945

Directed by: George Marshall

Incendiary Blonde is a 1945 American musical drama film biography of 1920s nightclub star Texas Guinan. Filmed in Technicolor by director George Marshall and loosely based on a true story, the ...more
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Maureen O'Sullivan, Barry Fitzgerald, Johnny Weissmuller

Released: 1941

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

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
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John Wayne, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond

Released: 1940

Directed by: John Ford

The Long Voyage Home is a 1940 American drama film directed by John Ford. It features John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Barry Fitzgerald, Wilfrid Lawson, John Qualen, Mildred Natwick, and ...more

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Shirley Temple, Barry Fitzgerald, Rosemary DeCamp

Released: 1949

Directed by: David Butler

The Story of Seabiscuit is a 1949 American drama film directed by David Butler and starring Shirley Temple. The screenplay was written by John Taintor Foote. Though shot in Technicolor, the film ...more

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Top o' the Morning Bing Crosby, Hume Cronyn, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1949

Directed by: David Miller

Top o' the Morning is a 1949 American romantic comedy film directed by David Miller and starring Bing Crosby, Ann Blyth, and Barry Fitzgerald. Written by Edmund Beloin and Richard L. Breen, the ...more
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The Sainted Sisters Veronica Lake, George Reeves, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1948

Directed by: William D. Russell

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
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Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen, Sally Eilers

Released: 1939

Directed by: John Farrow

Full Confession is a 1939 is a US crime drama film made by RKO Radio Pictures. It was directed by John Farrow from an adaptation by Jerome Cady of Leo Birinski's story. The film stars Victor ...more
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Rooney Barry Fitzgerald, Liam Redmond, Noel Purcell

Released: 1958

Directed by: George Pollock

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 ...more
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Barry Fitzgerald, Sara Allgood, Edward Chapman

Released: 1930

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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 ...more
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Cliff Robertson, Randolph Scott, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1943

Directed by: Richard Rosson

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 ...more
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Barry Fitzgerald, June Thorburn, Godfrey Quigley

Released: 1959

Directed by: George Pollock

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 ...more
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The Amazing Mrs. Holliday Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Barry Fitzgerald

Released: 1943

Directed by: Jean Renoir, Bruce Manning

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
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Ha da venì... don Calogero! Barry Fitzgerald, Lois Maxwell, Una O'Connor

Released: 1952

Directed by: Vittorio Vassarotti

Ha da venì... don Calogero! is a 1952 Italian film.
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Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald, Robert Benchley

Released: 1945

Directed by: Hal Walker

The Stork Club is a 1945 American film directed by Hal Walker.
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Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen, Wendy Barrie

Released: 1939

Directed by: Lew Landers

Pacific Liner is a 1939 film directed by Lew Landers.