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

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List ranges from O. Henry's Full House to This Land Is Mine, plus much more.

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

Charles Laughton worked with many famous directors, including big names like Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick. Movie fans who love Charles Laughton have also been known to enjoy films starring Fredric March and Peter Lorre.

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Witness for the Prosecution Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Edmond O'Brien

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Mutiny on the Bounty Clark Gable, David Niven, James Cagney

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Hobson's Choice Charles Laughton, John Mills, John Laurie

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Ruggles of Red Gap Charles Laughton, Sam Lufkin, Roland Young

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Spartacus Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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Advise & Consent Frank Sinatra, Betty White, Henry Fonda

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The Private Life of Henry VIII Charles Laughton, Merle Oberon, Elsa Lanchester

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Les Misérables Charles Laughton, Fredric March, Cedric Hardwicke

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The Big Clock Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan

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The Paradine Case Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Laughton

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The Sign of the Cross Charles Laughton, Claudette Colbert, Fredric March

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Island of Lost Souls Bela Lugosi, Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott

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This Land Is Mine Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, George Sanders

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Rembrandt Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Edward Chapman

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Jamaica Inn Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Robert Newton

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The Old Dark House Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart

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The Barretts of Wimpole Street Charles Laughton, Norma Shearer, Fredric March

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O. Henry's Full House Marilyn Monroe, Charles Laughton, Anne Baxter

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Sidewalks of London Vivien Leigh, Charles Laughton, Rex Harrison

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The Suspect Charles Laughton, Maude Eburne, Ella Raines

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It Started with Eve Charles Laughton, Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings

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The Blue Veil Natalie Wood, Charles Laughton, Jane Wyman

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If I Had a Million Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W. C. Fields

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The Canterville Ghost Charles Laughton, Margaret O'Brien, Robert Young

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The Bribe Ava Gardner, Vincent Price, Charles Laughton

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Tales of Manhattan Rita Hayworth, Henry Fonda, Ginger Rogers

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Payment Deferred Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan

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Forever and a Day Buster Keaton, Charles Laughton, Claude Rains

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Captain Kidd Charles Laughton, John Carradine, Randolph Scott

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Piccadilly Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Anna May Wong

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Arch of Triumph Ingrid Bergman, Charles Laughton, Charles Boyer

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The Man on the Eiffel Tower Burgess Meredith, Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone

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I, Claudius Charles Laughton, Merle Oberon, Flora Robson

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Stand By for Action Charles Laughton, Robert Taylor, Walter Brennan

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Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd Charles Laughton, Lou Costello, Bud Abbott

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Young Bess Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

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The Man from Down Under Donna Reed, Charles Laughton, Richard Carlson

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They Knew What They Wanted Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, Karl Malden

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Salome Rita Hayworth, Charles Laughton, Stewart Granger

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The Tuttles of Tahiti Charles Laughton, Gene Reynolds, Jon Hall

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Devil and the Deep Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton

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Under Ten Flags Charles Laughton, Mylène Demongeot, Van Heflin

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Down River Charles Laughton, Donald Wolfit, Harold Huth

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The Girl from Manhattan Charles Laughton, Dorothy Lamour, William Frawley

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White Woman Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, Charles Bickford

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Wolves Charles Laughton, Dorothy Gish, Malcolm Keen

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The Strange Door Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Allison Hayes