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The Best Claude Rains Movies

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

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

List films include Passage to Marseille, Angel on My Shoulder and many additional films as well.

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  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington1
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    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    James Stewart, Claude Rains

    Released1939

    Directed byFrank Capra

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a 1939 American political comedy-drama film, starring James... more on Wikipedia
  • Now, Voyager2
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    Now, Voyager

    Bette Davis, Claude Rains

    Released1942

    Directed byIrving Rapper

    Now, Voyager is a 1942 American drama film starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • The Adventures of Robin Hood3
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn

    Released1938

    Directed byMichael Curtiz, William Keighley

    The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 American swashbuckler film directed by Michael Curtiz... more on Wikipedia

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    #1440 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#68 of 206 The Best Adventure Movies

  • Mr. Skeffington4
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    Mr. Skeffington

    Bette Davis, Claude Rains

    Released1944

    Directed byVincent Sherman

    Mr. Skeffington is a 1944 American drama film directed by Vincent Sherman, based on the novel... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Wolf Man5
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    The Wolf Man

    Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains

    Released1941

    Directed byGeorge Waggner

    The Wolf Man is a 1941 American drama horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Deception6
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    Deception

    Bette Davis, Claude Rains

    Released1946

    Directed byIrving Rapper

    Deception is a 1946 film noir released by Warner Brothers, and directed by Irving Rapper. The... more on Wikipedia
  • Casablanca7
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    Casablanca

    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1942

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on... more on Wikipedia

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  • Here Comes Mr. Jordan8
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    Here Comes Mr. Jordan

    Claude Rains, Lloyd Bridges

    Released1941

    Directed byAlexander Hall

    Here Comes Mr. Jordan is a romantic comedy-fantasy film in which a boxer, mistakenly taken to... more on Wikipedia
  • The Sea Hawk9
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    The Sea Hawk

    Errol Flynn, Claude Rains

    Released1940

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Sea Hawk is a 1940 American Warner Bros. feature film starring Errol Flynn as an English... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Passage to Marseille10
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    Passage to Marseille

    Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

    Released1944

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Passage to Marseille is a 1944 war film made by Warner Brothers, directed by Michael Curtiz... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Notorious11
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    Notorious

    Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant

    Released1946

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Notorious is a 1946 American spy thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock,... more on Wikipedia
  • The Passionate Friends12
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    The Passionate Friends

    Claude Rains, Trevor Howard

    Released1949

    Directed byDavid Lean

    The Passionate Friends is a 1949 British romantic drama film directed by David Lean. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told13
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    The Greatest Story Ever Told

    John Wayne, Charlton Heston

    Released1965

    Directed byGeorge Stevens, Jean Negulesco, David Lean

    The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • They Made Me a Criminal14
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    They Made Me a Criminal

    Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan

    Released1939

    Directed byBusby Berkeley

    They Made Me a Criminal is a 1939 American Warner Bros. drama crime film directed by Busby... more on Wikipedia
  • Phantom of the Opera15
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    Phantom of the Opera

    Claude Rains, Hume Cronyn

    Released1943

    Directed byArthur Lubin

    David and Jade, a young couple, are consumed by their feelings for each other.  With the toll... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Invisible Man16
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    The Invisible Man

    Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart

    Released1933

    Directed byJames Whale

    The Invisible Man is a 1933 science fiction film based on H. G. Wells' science fiction novel... more on Wikipedia
  • Kings Row17
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    Kings Row

    Ronald Reagan, Claude Rains

    Released1942

    Directed bySam Wood

    Kings Row is a 1942 film starring Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, and Ronald Reagan that tells... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Prince and the Pauper18
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    The Prince and the Pauper

    Errol Flynn, Claude Rains

    Released1937

    Directed byWilliam Dieterle, William Keighley

    The Prince and the Pauper is a 1937 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Mark... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence of Arabia19
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    Lawrence of Arabia

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole

    Released1962

    Directed byDavid Lean

    Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E.... more on Wikipedia
  • Four Daughters20
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    Four Daughters

    Claude Rains, John Garfield

    Released1938

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Four Daughters is a 1938 musical drama film that tells the story of a happy musical family... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Where Danger Lives21
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    Where Danger Lives

    Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains

    Released1950

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Where Danger Lives is a 1950 film noir thriller directed by John Farrow. The film stars Robert... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Twilight of Honor22
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    Twilight of Honor

    Linda Evans, Richard Chamberlain

    Released1963

    Directed byBoris Sagal

    Twilight of Honor, released in the UK as The Charge is Murder, is a 1963 film starring Richard... more on Wikipedia
  • White Banners23
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    White Banners

    Claude Rains, Jackie Cooper

    Released1938

    Directed byEdmund Goulding

    White Banners is a 1938 Warner Bros. drama film starring Claude Rains, Fay Bainter, Jackie... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Gold Is Where You Find It24
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    Gold Is Where You Find It

    Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains

    Released1938

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Gold is Where You Find It is a 1938 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Sealed Cargo25
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    Sealed Cargo

    Claude Rains, Dana Andrews

    Released1951

    Directed byAlfred L. Werker

    Sealed Cargo is a 1951 war film about a fisherman, played by Dana Andrews, who gets tangled up... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button