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

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

This list below has everything from The Constant Nymph to Tovarich.

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Charles Boyer worked with many famous directors, including big names like Fritz Lang and Ernst Lubitsch. If you're a fan of Charles Boyer, then check out our lists of the best Tyrone Power and Irene Dunne movies as well.

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Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury, Charles Boyer Gaslight is an American 1944 mystery-thriller film adapted from Patrick Hamilton's 1938 play Gas Light. It was the second version to be filmed, following the British film Gaslight, directed by ...more

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Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya Love Affair is a 1939 American romantic film starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer and featuring Maria Ouspenskaya. It was directed by Leo McCarey and written by Delmer Daves and Donald Ogden ...more

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Jean Arthur, Charles Boyer, Colin Clive History Is Made at Night is a 1937 romantic drama with elements of comedy and spectacle. It deals with a love triangle among a possessive shipping magnate, his beautiful wife, and a French ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Charles Boyer Hold Back the Dawn is a 1941 romantic film in which a Romanian gigolo marries an American woman in Mexico in order to gain entry to the United States, but winds up falling in love with her. It ...more

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Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, June Lockhart All This, and Heaven Too is a 1940 American drama film made by Warner Bros.-First National Pictures, produced and directed by Anatole Litvak with Hal B. Wallis as executive producer. The ...more

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Hedy Lamarr, Charles Boyer, Gene Lockhart Algiers is a 1938 American drama film directed by John Cromwell and starring Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, and Hedy Lamarr. Written by John Howard Lawson, the film is about a notorious French ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Basil Rathbone, Charles Boyer Tovarich is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Anatole Litvak, based on the 1935 play by Robert E. Sherwood, which in turn was based on the 1933 French play Tovaritch by Jacques Deval. It ...more

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Joan Fontaine, Charles Boyer, Charles Coburn The Constant Nymph is a 1943 romantic drama film starring Charles Boyer, Joan Fontaine, Alexis Smith, Brenda Marshall, Charles Coburn, May Whitty, and Peter Lorre. It was adapted by Kathryn ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach How to Steal a Million is a 1966 heist comedy film, directed by William Wyler and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach and Hugh Griffith. The picture is set and was filmed in ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, Charles Laughton, Charles Boyer Arch of Triumph is a 1948 American war romance film starring Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer and Charles Laughton. It was directed by Lewis Milestone and is based on the 1945 novel Arch of Triumph ...more

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Woody Allen, Ursula Andress, Peter O'Toole Casino Royale is a 1967 spy comedy film originally produced by Columbia Pictures starring an ensemble cast of directors and actors. It is loosely based on Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel. ...more

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Jennifer Jones, Charles Boyer, Peter Lawford Cluny Brown is a 1946 film made by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed and produced by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was written by Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt, based on a novel by ...more

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Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Doris Roberts Barefoot in the Park is a 1967 American comedy film. The film stars Jane Fonda as Corie and Robert Redford as Paul. Based on Neil Simon's 1963 play of the same title, it focuses on newlyweds ...more

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Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan Back Street is a 1941 drama film made by Universal Pictures, directed by Robert Stevenson. The film stars Charles Boyer and Margaret Sullavan. It is a remake of the 1932 film of the same name, ...more

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Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen Conquest is a 1937 film which tells the story of the Polish Countess Marie Walewska, who becomes the mistress of Napoleon in order to influence his actions towards her homeland. It stars Greta ...more

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Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer Break of Hearts is a 1935 RKO film starring Katharine Hepburn and Charles Boyer. The screenplay was written by the team of Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman, with Anthony Veiller, from a story ...more

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Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about the liberation of Paris in August 1944 by the French Resistance and the Free French ...more

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Charles Boyer, Antonin Artaud, Florelle Liliom is a 1934 French fantasy film directed by Fritz Lang based on the Hungarian stage play of the same name by Ferenc Molnár. The film stars Charles Boyer as Liliom, a carousel barker ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Basil Rathbone, Charles Boyer The Garden of Allah is a dramatic film made by Selznick International Pictures, directed by Richard Boleslawski and produced by David O. Selznick. The screenplay was written by William P. ...more

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Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Charles Boyer The Buccaneer is a 1958 War film, made by Paramount Pictures like the 1938 version, starring Yul Brynner as Jean Lafitte, Charles Boyer and Claire Bloom. Charlton Heston plays a supporting role ...more

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Katharine Hepburn, Yul Brynner, Richard Chamberlain The Madwoman of Chaillot is a 1969 American satirical comedy-drama film made by Commonwealth United Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. It was directed by Bryan Forbes and ...more

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Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Jean Debucourt Mayerling is a French historical drama film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Seymour Nebenzal from a screenplay by Marcel Achard, Joseph Kessel, and Irma von Cube, based on the 1930 ...more

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Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer When Tomorrow Comes is a 1939 romantic drama film starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer. A waitress falls in love with a man who later turns out to be a married concert pianist. Bernard B. ...more

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Lauren Bacall, Peter Lorre, Charles Boyer Confidential Agent is a 1945 spy film starring Charles Boyer and Lauren Bacall, and made by Warner Bros. The movie was directed by Herman Shumlin and produced by Robert Buckner with Jack L. ...more

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Charles Boyer, Vittorio De Sica, Danielle Darrieux The Earrings of Madame de..., a 1953 drama film directed by Max Ophüls, was adapted from Louise Leveque de Vilmorin's period novel by Ophüls, Marcel Archard and Annette Wadement. The ...more

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Rita Hayworth, Henry Fonda, Ginger Rogers Tales of Manhattan is a 1942 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier. Thirteen writers, including Ben Hecht, Alan Campbell, Ferenc Molnár, Samuel Hoffenstein, and Donald Ogden ...more

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Lauren Bacall, Lillian Gish, Richard Widmark The Cobweb is a MGM Eastmancolor film. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and based on a novel by William Gibson. It was released on DVD as part of the Warner Archive Collection on January 18, ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Joan Bennett, Charles Boyer Private Worlds is a drama film which tells the story of the staff and patients at a mental hospital, and the chief of the hospital who has problems dealing with a female psychiatrist. The film ...more

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Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan Appointment for Love is a 1941 film made by Universal Pictures, directed by William A. Seiter. The film stars Charles Boyer and Margaret Sullavan. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best ...more

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Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer, Maurice Chevalier Fanny is a 1961 American drama film directed by Joshua Logan. The screenplay by Julius J. Epstein is based on the book for the 1954 stage musical of the same title by Logan and S.N. Behrman, ...more

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Jean Harlow, Charles Boyer, Lewis Stone Red-Headed Woman is a 1932 American romantic comedy film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, based on a novel of the same name by Katherine Brush, and with a screenplay by Anita Loos. It was ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Ingrid Bergman, Isabella Rossellini A Matter of Time is a 1976 American/Italian musical fantasy film directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay by John Gay is based on the novel Film of Memory by Maurice Druon. The fictional ...more

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Charles Boyer, Louis Jourdan, Bobby Driscoll The Happy Time is a 1952 American film directed by the award-winning director Richard Fleischer, based on the 1945 novel of the same name by Robert Fontaine, which Samuel A. Taylor turned it ...more

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L'Épervier Charles Boyer, Jean Marais, Natalia Pavlovna Paley L'Épervier, is a French drama film from 1933, directed and written by Marcel L'Herbier, starring Charles Boyer and Jean Marais. The film was based on novel of Francis de Croisset. It is ...more

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A Woman's Vengeance Jessica Tandy, Charles Boyer A Woman's Vengeance is a film directed by Zoltán Korda, with a screenplay by Aldous Huxley based on his short story "The Gioconda Smile", and starring Charles Boyer, Ann Blyth, ...more

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Nana Charles Boyer, Martine Carol, Walter Chiari Nana or Nanà is a French-Italian film by Christian-Jaque starring Charles Boyer. It is an adaptation of Émile Zola's novel Nana.

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Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Charles Coburn Together Again is 1944 comedy romance film based on the story by Stanley Russell and Herbert J. Biberman, written by Virginia Van Upp and F. Hugh Herbert, and directed by Charles Vidor.

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John Gielgud, George Kennedy, Liv Ullmann Lost Horizon is a 1973 American musical film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Peter Finch, John Gielgud, Liv Ullmann, Michael York, Sally Kellerman, Bobby Van, George Kennedy, Olivia ...more

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Charles Boyer, Linda Darnell, Michael Rennie The 13th Letter is a 1951 film directed by Otto Preminger. The film is a remake of the French film Le Corbeau directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot.

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Loretta Young, Charles Boyer Shanghai is a 1935 film directed by James Flood, produced by Walter Wanger, distributed by Paramount Pictures, and starring Loretta Young and Charles Boyer. The picture's supporting cast ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Glenn Ford, Yvette Mimieux The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a 1962 drama film loosely based on the novel by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, which had been filmed in 1921 with Rudolph Valentino. Unlike that film, ...more

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Glenn Ford, Ricardo Montalbán, Telly Savalas Love Is a Ball is a 1963 romantic comedy film starring Glenn Ford and Hope Lange. It is based on the book The Grand Duke and Mr. Pimm by Lindsay Hardy.

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Charles Boyer Set against the panoramic history of France, and hosted by Charles Boyer, the priceless treasures and incomparable art is filmed for the first time ever and shared through the eyes of award ...more

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Rock Hudson, Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer A Very Special Favor is a 1965 romantic comedy film directed by Michael Gordon, and starring Rock Hudson and Leslie Caron.

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Charles Boyer, Michèle Morgan, Arletty Maxime is a 1958 French drama film directed by Henri Verneuil who co-wrote screenplay with Henri Jeanson and Albert Valentin. It based on novel by Henri Duvernois. The film stars Michèle ...more

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Charles Boyer, George Davis, Émile Chautard Révolte dans la prison is a 1931 film written by Frances Marion and Yves Mirande and directed by Paul Fejos, Jacques Feyder, and George W. Hill .

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Catherine Deneuve, Jack Lemmon, Myrna Loy The April Fools is a 1969 romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Catherine Deneuve. It was directed by Stuart Rosenberg.

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Loretta Young, Charles Boyer, Jean Parker Caravan is a film released by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Erik Charell, and starring Charles Boyer, Loretta Young, Phillips Holmes and Jean Parker. Fox also produced a French language ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer Flesh and Fantasy is a 1943 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier, starring Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer and Barbara Stanwyck. The making of this film was inspired by the ...more