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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.

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

If Claude Rains movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Charles Laughton and Rod Steiger too.

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Claude Rains Movies
Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison's unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's. The film stars ...more

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Mr. Skeffington Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Bess Flowers Mr. Skeffington is a 1944 American drama film directed by Vincent Sherman, based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth von Arnim. The film stars Bette Davis as a beautiful woman whose many ...more

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The Invisible Man Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, Una O'Connor The Invisible Man is a 1933 science fiction film based on H. G. Wells' science fiction novel The Invisible Man, published in 1897, as adapted by R. C. Sherriff, Philip Wylie and Preston Sturges, ...more

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington James Stewart, Claude Rains, Jean Arthur Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a 1939 American political comedy-drama film, starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, about one man's effect on American politics. It was directed by Frank Capra ...more

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The Adventures of Robin Hood Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Claude Rains The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 American swashbuckler film directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude ...more

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Deception Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid Deception is a 1946 film noir released by Warner Brothers, and directed by Irving Rapper. The film is based on the play Monsieur Lamberthier by Louis Verneuil. The screenplay was written by John ...more

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The Wolf Man Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains, Lon Chaney The Wolf Man is a 1941 American drama horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and directed by George Waggner. The film stars Lon Chaney, Jr. as a werewolf named "The Wolf Man" ...more

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Notorious Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock Notorious is a 1946 American spy thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains as three people whose lives become intimately ...more

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Now, Voyager Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid Now, Voyager is a 1942 American drama film starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains, and directed by Irving Rapper. The screenplay by Casey Robinson is based on the 1941 novel of the ...more

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The Sea Hawk Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Gilbert Roland The Sea Hawk is a 1940 American Warner Bros. feature film starring Errol Flynn as an English privateer who defends his nation's interests on the eve of the Spanish Armada. The film was the tenth ...more

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Lawrence of Arabia Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. It was directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel through his British company, Horizon ...more

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Here Comes Mr. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Claude Rains Movies
Here Comes Mr. Jordan Claude Rains, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Montgomery Here Comes Mr. Jordan is a romantic comedy-fantasy film in which a boxer, mistakenly taken to Heaven before his time, is given a second chance back on Earth. It stars Robert Montgomery, Claude ...more

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Passage to Marseille Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Claude Rains Passage to Marseille is a 1944 war film made by Warner Brothers, directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Hal B. Wallis with Jack L. Warner as executive producer. The screenplay was by Casey ...more

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They Made Me a Criminal Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan, John Garfield They Made Me a Criminal is a 1939 American Warner Bros. drama crime film directed by Busby Berkeley and starring John Garfield, Claude Rains, and The Dead End Kids. It is a remake of the 1933 ...more

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The Greatest Story Ever Told John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. ...more

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Phantom of the Opera Claude Rains, Hume Cronyn, Nelson Eddy David and Jade, a young couple, are consumed by their feelings for each other.  With the toll its taking on her schoolwork, Jade's father eventually bans David from seeing her.  This ...more

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The Passionate Friends Claude Rains, Trevor Howard, Ann Todd The Passionate Friends is a 1949 British romantic drama film directed by David Lean. The film is based on The Passionate Friends: A Novel, a 1913 story by H. G. Wells It describes a love ...more

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Caesar and Cleopatra Vivien Leigh, Roger Moore, Jean Simmons Caesar and Cleopatra is a 1945 British Technicolor film directed by Gabriel Pascal and starring Claude Rains and Vivien Leigh. It was adapted from the play Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard ...more

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Four Daughters Claude Rains, John Garfield, Frank McHugh Four Daughters is a 1938 musical drama film that tells the story of a happy musical family whose lives and loves are disrupted by the arrival of a cynical young composer who interjects himself ...more

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Kings Row 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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The Prince and the Pauper Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Barton MacLane The Prince and the Pauper is a 1937 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Mark Twain. It starred Errol Flynn, twins Billy and Bobby Mauch in the title roles, and Claude Rains. The ...more

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Angel on My Shoulder Anne Baxter, Claude Rains, Paul Muni Angel on My Shoulder is a 1946 American fantasy film about a deal between the Devil and a dead man. The film was an independent production, produced by Charles R. Rogers and David W. Siegel, ...more

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The Clairvoyant Claude Rains, Fay Wray, Mary Clare The Clairvoyant is a 1934 drama film made in the UK, starring Claude Rains, Fay Wray, and Jane Baxter, directed by Maurice Elvey, and based on the novel of the same name by Ernst Lothar.

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Lady with Red Hair Claude Rains, Miriam Hopkins Lady with Red Hair is an American film released by Warner Bros. and starring Miriam Hopkins as Mrs. Leslie Carter.

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Moontide Claude Rains, Ida Lupino, Jean Gabin Moontide is a 1942 American drama film noir directed by Archie Mayo and Fritz Lang, although Lang was uncredited when the film was released. The screenplay was written by John O'Hara and ...more

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Gold Is Where You Find It Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, George Brent Gold is Where You Find It is a 1938 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, and Claude Rains. Based on a story by Clements Ripley, ...more

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White Banners Claude Rains, Jackie Cooper, Fay Bainter White Banners is a 1938 Warner Bros. drama film starring Claude Rains, Fay Bainter, Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville, Henry O'Neill, and Kay Johnson. Directed by Edmund Goulding and produced by ...more

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The Lost World Jill St. John, Claude Rains, David Hedison The Lost World is a 1960 fantasy adventure film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Conan Doyle and directed by Irwin Allen. The plot of the film revolves around the ...more

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The White Tower Glenn Ford, Claude Rains, Lloyd Bridges The White Tower is a 1950 mountain film starring Alida Valli as a woman determined to fulfil her father's dream by conquering the mountain that killed her father, and Glenn Ford as the ...more

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Rope of Sand Burt Lancaster, Peter Lorre, Claude Rains Rope of Sand is a 1949 adventure-suspense film noir produced by Hal Wallis and directed by William Dieterle. Set in South West Africa, the film stars Wallis contract star Burt Lancaster and ...more

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Lisbon Maureen O'Hara, Ray Milland, Claude Rains Lisbon is a 1956 American crime film produced and directed by Ray Milland and starring Milland, Maureen O'Hara, Claude Rains, Edward Chapman, and Jay Novello. An American smuggler based in ...more

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Sealed Cargo Claude Rains, Dana Andrews, Carla Balenda Sealed Cargo is a 1951 war film about a fisherman, played by Dana Andrews, who gets tangled up with Nazis and their U-boats. It was based on the novel The Gaunt Woman by Edmund Gilligan.

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The Man Who Watched Trains Go By Claude Rains, Herbert Lom, Märta Torén The Man Who Watched Trains Go By is a crime drama film, released in the United Kingdom with an all-European cast, including Claude Rains in the lead role. Rains plays the role of Kees Popinga, ...more

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The Unsuspected Claude Rains, Constance Bennett, Joan Caulfield The Unsuspected is a 1947 American black-and-white film noir directed by Michael Curtiz, and starring Claude Rains, Audrey Totter, Ted North, Constance Bennett, and Joan Caulfield. The film was ...more

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They Won't Forget Lana Turner, Claude Rains, Edward Norris They Won't Forget is a 1937 film directed by Mervyn LeRoy. It was based on a novel by Ward Greene called Death in The Deep South, which was in turn a fictionalized account of a real life case: ...more

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood Claude Rains, Heather Angel, Douglass Montgomery Mystery of Edwin Drood is the third film adaptation and first sound film version of Charles Dickens's unfinished novel of the same name. It starred Claude Rains in the role of the villainous ...more

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Where Danger Lives Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains, Maureen O'Sullivan Where Danger Lives is a 1950 film noir thriller directed by John Farrow. The film stars Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, and Claude Rains. At the time, Domergue was the latest of Howard Hughes' ...more

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Daughters Courageous Claude Rains, John Garfield, Donald Crisp Daughters Courageous is a 1939 drama film starring the three Lane Sisters, with the fourth sister being played by Gale Page. The movie also stars John Garfield and Claude Rains. Based on the ...more

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Stolen Holiday Claude Rains, Ian Hunter, Kay Francis Stolen Holiday is a 1937 film loosely based on the Stavisky Affair, a French political scandal. A Russian con artist worms his way into the upper reaches of French society, but is finally ...more

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Saturday's Children Claude Rains, John Garfield, Anne Shirley Saturday's Children is a 1940 American drama film directed by Vincent Sherman and starring John Garfield, Anne Shirley, and Claude Rains. It is a third-time remake of the original Maxwell ...more

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Twilight of Honor Linda Evans, Richard Chamberlain, Claude Rains Twilight of Honor, released in the UK as The Charge is Murder, is a 1963 film starring Richard Chamberlain, Nick Adams, Claude Rains, and featuring Joey Heatherton and Linda Evans in their film ...more

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Battle of the Worlds Claude Rains, Renzo Palmer, Bill Carter Battle of the Worlds is a 1961 Italian science fiction film directed by Antonio Margheriti, starring Claude Rains, Bill Carter and Maya Brent. The Italian title translates as The Planet of ...more

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Four Mothers Claude Rains, Eddie Albert, Priscilla Lane Four Mothers is the 1941 film sequel to Four Daughters and Four Wives starring Priscilla Lane and two of her sisters, and featuring Gale Page, Claude Raines, and Eddie Albert. The supporting ...more

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This Earth Is Mine Rock Hudson, Jean Simmons, Claude Rains This Earth Is Mine is a 1959 American drama film directed by Henry King and starring Rock Hudson and Jean Simmons. The film portrays the lives and loves of the Rambeau family, a California ...more

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin Claude Rains, Jim Backus, Van Johnson The Pied Piper of Hamelin is an American ninety-minute musical film in color, originally made as a television special and first shown by NBC on November 26, 1957, as their Thanksgiving Day ...more

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Four Wives Claude Rains, Eddie Albert, John Garfield Four Wives is a 1939 film starring Priscilla Lane and two of her sisters, features Gale Page, Claude Rains, Eddie Albert, and John Garfield, and was directed by Michael Curtiz. The movie is a ...more

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Sons of Liberty Claude Rains, Gale Sondergaard Sons of Liberty is a 1939 American short drama film directed by Michael Curtiz, which tells the story of Haym Solomon. It won an Academy Award in 1940 for Best Short Subject.

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Build Thy House Claude Rains, Warwick Ward, Henry Ainley Build Thy House is a British silent film directed by Fred Goodwins and starring Henry Ainley, Ann Trevor, and Reginald Bach. The screenplay was written by Eliot Stannard from the story by S. ...more

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Anthony Adverse Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Fredric March Anthony Adverse is a 1936 American epic costume drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. Based on the novel Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen, with a ...more