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The Best Broderick Crawford Movies  

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

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List films range from The Time of Your Life to When the Daltons Rode.

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

Federico Fellini and Fritz Lang are among those who directed Broderick Crawford at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, John Derek
All the King's Men is a 1949 drama film with noir-themed overtones set in a political setting directed by Robert Rossen and based on the Robert Penn Warren novel of the same name. The production ...more
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Vincent Price, Sammy Davis, Jr.
Convicts 4 is a 1962 prison film drama starring Ben Gazzara and directed by Millard Kaufman. The film is a fictionalized version of the life of death row convict John Resko, who wrote his ...more
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Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Lionel Barrymore
Lone Star is a 1952 Western film starring Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Ed Begley, and Lionel Barrymore as President Andrew Jackson. The film also marks the first screen ...more
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Donna Reed, Harry Morgan, Broderick Crawford
Scandal Sheet is a 1952 black-and-white film noir directed by Phil Karlson. The film is based on the novel The Dark Page by Samuel Fuller, who himself was a newspaper reporter before his career ...more
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Diane Lane, Laurence Olivier, Sally Kellerman
A Little Romance is a 1979 American romantic comedy film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Laurence Olivier, Thelonious Bernard, and Diane Lane in her film debut. The screenplay was ...more
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William Holden, Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford
Born Yesterday is a 1950 comedy-drama film based on the play of the same name by Garson Kanin and directed by George Cukor. The screenplay was credited to Albert Mannheimer based on the stage ...more
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Broderick Crawford, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart
Il bidone is a 1955 Italian film directed by Federico Fellini. It features Broderick Crawford, Richard Basehart and Giulietta Masina. Released one year after the director's internationally ...more
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Charles Bronson, Broderick Crawford, Betty Buehler
The Mob is a 1951 film noir crime thriller film directed by Robert Parrish and starring Broderick Crawford as a hard-nosed cop who infiltrates the Mob in order to bust their illegal dockyard ...more
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Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone, Alan Ladd
The Black Cat is a 1941 film loosely based on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The comedy/horror film was directed by Albert S. Rogell, starring Basil Rathbone and featuring supporting ...more
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Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan, Broderick Crawford
Human Desire is a 1954 black-and-white film noir directed by Fritz Lang, and loosely based on the novel La Bête humaine by Émile Zola. The story had been filmed twice before: La ...more
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David Niven, Loretta Young, Eve Arden
Eternally Yours is a 1939 American United Artists film produced and directed by Tay Garnett with Walter Wanger as executive producer, from a screenplay by C. Graham Baker and Gene Towne. It ...more
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Jane Wyman, Anthony Quinn, Edward G. Robinson
Larceny, Inc. is an American film. Originally released on May 2, 1942 by Warner Brothers, the film is a cross between the comedy and gangster genres. Directed by Lloyd Bacon, the picture stars ...more
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Broderick Crawford, David Hemmings, Robert Powell
Harlequin, also known as Dark Forces in United States, is a 1980 Australian thriller film directed by Simon Wincer and starring Robert Powell, Carmen Duncan, David Hemmings and Broderick ...more
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Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick Crawford
The Fastest Gun Alive is a 1956 western film starring Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain and Broderick Crawford.
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Dorothy Dandridge, Broderick Crawford, Stuart Whitman
The Decks Ran Red is a 1958 M-G-M seagoing suspense drama based on the book Infamy at Sea, and directed by Andrew L. Stone. The feature starred James Mason, Dorothy Dandridge, Broderick ...more
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Broderick Crawford, Martha Hyer, Gene Reynolds
Down Three Dark Streets is a 1954 documentary-style film, starring Broderick Crawford and directed by Arnold Laven. The screenplay was written by Gordon and Mildred Gordon, based on their novel ...more
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Eve Arden, Broderick Crawford, Edward Arnold
Slightly Honorable is a 1939 American film directed by Tay Garnett. The film was based on the 1939 novel Send Another Coffin by F.G. Presnell.
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James Cagney, Ward Bond, Broderick Crawford
The Time of Your Life is a 1948 film starring James Cagney adapted from the 1939 William Saroyan play of the same title. A Cagney Production, The Time of Your Life was produced by Cagney's ...more
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Harry Morgan, Claire Trevor, Broderick Crawford
Stop, You're Killing Me is a 1952 film directed by Roy Del Ruth. It stars Broderick Crawford and Claire Trevor.
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Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Ray Milland
Beau Geste is a 1939 Paramount Pictures action/adventure motion picture starring Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, and Susan Hayward. Directed and produced by William A. ...more
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Tanya Roberts, José Ferrer, Rip Torn
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover is a 1977 film directed by Larry Cohen. It stars Broderick Crawford and James Wainwright. The cast includes Jose Ferrer, Michael Parks, Celeste Holm, Ronee ...more
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Glenn Ford, Broderick Crawford
Convicted is a 1950 American crime film noir directed by Henry Levin starring Glenn Ford and Broderick Crawford. It was the third Columbia Pictures film adaptation of the 1929 stage play The ...more
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Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford
Between Heaven and Hell is a 1956 20th Century Fox Cinemascope color war film based on the novel The Day the Century Ended by Francis Gwaltney that the film follows closely. The story is told in ...more
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Anne Bancroft, Broderick Crawford, J. Carrol Naish
New York Confidential is a 1955 crime film directed by Russell Rouse, featuring Broderick Crawford and Richard Conte as New York gangsters, and based on the novel New York: Confidential! by Jack ...more
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Twiggy, Martin Balsam, Jim Backus
There Goes the Bride is a 1980 British comedy film directed by Terry Marcel and starring Tom Smothers, Phil Silvers, Graham Stark, Twiggy, Sylvia Sims and Martin Balsam.