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

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

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Wilson to Made for Each Other.

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Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Laughton The Paradine Case is a 1947 American courtroom drama film, set in England, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by David O. Selznick. The screenplay was written by Selznick and an ...more

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Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 American comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was by Samson Raphaelson based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete. The music score ...more

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Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn The Lady Eve is a 1941 American screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges which stars Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda. The film is based on a story by Monckton Hoffe about a ...more

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Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn The More the Merrier is a 1943 American comedy film made by Columbia Pictures which makes fun of the housing shortage during World War II, especially in Washington, D.C. The picture stars Jean ...more

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Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers Monkey Business is a 1952 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and written by Ben Hecht, which stars Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, and Marilyn Monroe. To avoid ...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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Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Harry Carey Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a 1953 American film adaptation of the 1949 stage musical, released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Howard Hawks, and starring Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell, with ...more

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Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn Bachelor Mother is an American comedy film directed by Garson Kanin, and starring Ginger Rogers, David Niven, and Charles Coburn. The screenplay was written by Norman Krasna based on an Academy ...more

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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel In This Our Life is a 1942 American drama film, the second to be directed by John Huston. The screenplay by Howard Koch is based on the 1941 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title by ...more

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Vincent Price, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Cedric Hardwicke Wilson is a 1944 American biographical film in Technicolor about American President Woodrow Wilson. It stars Charles Coburn, Alexander Knox, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell and Sir Cedric ...more

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Jean Arthur, Charles Coburn, William Demarest The Devil and Miss Jones is a 1941 comedy film starring Jean Arthur and Charles Coburn. Directed by Sam Wood and scripted by Norman Krasna, the film was the product of an independent ...more

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Ronald Reagan, Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan Kings Row is a 1942 film starring Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, and Ronald Reagan that tells a story of young people growing up in a small American town at the turn of the twentieth century, ...more

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Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Anthony Quinn Road to Singapore is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Victor Schertzinger and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Based on a story by Harry Hervey, the film is about two ...more

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Clark Gable, Burgess Meredith, Norma Shearer Idiot's Delight is a 1939 MGM comedy-drama with a screenplay adapted by Robert E. Sherwood from his 1936 Pulitzer-Prize-winning play of the same name. The movie showcases Clark Gable, in the ...more

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Lucille Ball, Boris Karloff, George Sanders Lured is a 1947 film noir directed by Douglas Sirk and starring George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, and Boris Karloff.

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Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell, Hume Cronyn The Green Years is a 1946 American comedy-drama film featuring Charles Coburn, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler and Hume Cronyn, based on A. J. Cronin's novel of the same name. It tells the story of the ...more

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Anthony Quinn, Charles Coburn, Gene Evans The Long Wait is a 1954 film based on the 1951 novel of the same title by mystery writer Mickey Spillane.

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Ava Gardner, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young H. M. Pulham, Esq. is a 1941 American drama film directed by King Vidor and starring Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, and Ruth Hussey. Based on the novel H. M. Pulham, Esq. by John P. Marquand, the ...more

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James Stewart, Ginger Rogers, Hattie McDaniel Vivacious Lady is a 1938 American black-and-white romantic comedy film starring Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, produced and directed by George Stevens, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The ...more

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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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Charles Coburn, Brian Donlevy, Anna May Wong Impact is a 1949 film noir drama directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Brian Donlevy and Ella Raines. It was filmed entirely in California and included scenes filmed at San Francisco's ...more

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Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Peggy Cummins Green Grass of Wyoming is a 1948 American western drama film, directed by Louis King, starring Peggy Cummins and Charles Coburn. The screenplay, written by Martin Berkeley, is based on the third ...more

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James Stewart, Walter Huston, John Carradine Of Human Hearts is a 1938 American drama film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Walter Huston, James Stewart and Beulah Bondi. Bondi was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting ...more

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Ronald Reagan, Charles Coburn, Spring Byington Louisa is a 1950 comedy film directed by Alexander Hall and starring Ronald Reagan and Spring Byington in the title role. This film was Piper Larie's film debut. It was nominated for the Academy ...more

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John Wayne, James Dean, Donna Reed Trouble Along the Way is a 1953 film starring John Wayne and Donna Reed, with a supporting cast including Charles Coburn and Marie Windsor. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz, director of ...more

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James Stewart, Carole Lombard, Charles Coburn Made for Each Other is a 1939 drama film directed by John Cromwell, produced by David O. Selznick, and starring Carole Lombard, James Stewart and Charles Coburn. Lombard and Stewart portray a ...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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The Captain Is a Lady is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Charles Coburn Movies
The Captain Is a Lady Charles Coburn, Virginia Grey, Billie Burke The Captain Is a Lady is a 1940 comedy film based on the novel by Louise Forsslund, written by Henry Clark and directed by Robert B. Sinclair.

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How to Murder a Rich Uncle Michael Caine, Wendy Hiller, Charles Coburn How to Murder a Rich Uncle is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Nigel Patrick and starring Patrick, Wendy Hiller, Charles Coburn and Anthony Newley. It follows a man who plans to kill his ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Jane Wyman, Charles Coburn Princess O'Rourke is a 1943 romantic comedy film. The film was directed and written by Norman Krasna, and starred Olivia de Havilland, Robert Cummings and Charles Coburn. Krasna won the 1944 ...more

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Vincent Price, Anne Baxter, Tallulah Bankhead A Royal Scandal, also known as Czarina, is a 1945 film about the love life of Russian Empress Catherine the Great. It stars Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter, and William Eythe. The ...more

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John Wayne, Charles Coburn, Wade Boteler Three Faces West is a 1940 American drama film starring John Wayne, Sigrid Gurie and Charles Coburn.

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Lord Jeff Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn, Freddie Bartholomew Lord Jeff is a 1938 film starring Freddie Bartholomew as a spoiled orphan who gets mixed up with some crooks, but gets set straight by a stint in a school.

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Betty Grable, Charles Coburn, Robert Cummings How to Be Very, Very Popular is a 1955 film directed by Nunnally Johnson.

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Robert Young, Charles Coburn, Reginald Owen Florian is a 1940 drama film directed by Edwin L. Marin and written by James Kevin McGuinness and Noel Langley.

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The Gal Who Took the West is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Charles Coburn Movies
The Gal Who Took the West Yvonne De Carlo, Charles Coburn, Myrna Dell The Gal Who Took the West is a 1949 film directed by Frederick de Cordova. It stars Yvonne De Carlo and Charles Coburn. It was nominated for an award by the Writers Guild of America 1950.

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Jack Benny, Hattie McDaniel, Ann Sheridan George Washington Slept Here is a 1942 comedy film starring Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan. It was based on the 1940 play of the same name by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, adapted by Everett ...more

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Joan Bennett, Charles Coburn, Allyn Joslyn Colonel Effingham's Raid is a 1946 comedy film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Irving Pichel. It is also known as Berry Fleming's Colonel Effingham's Raid, Everything's Peaches Down in ...more

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Robert Montgomery, Buddy Ebsen, Andy Devine Yellow Jack is a 1938 historical drama film written by Edward Chodorov and directed by George B. Seitz.

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The Doctor and the Girl Janet Leigh, Glenn Ford, Charles Coburn The Doctor and the Girl is a drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Glenn Ford. It is also known as Bodies and Souls.

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Irene Dunne, Charles Coburn, Bess Flowers Over 21 is a 1945 comedy film about a wife who supports her husband's decision to enlist in the army for World War II over the objections of his boss. It was based on the play of the same name ...more