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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.

"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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. The film stars Peter O'Toole in the ...more
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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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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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Here Comes Mr. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Claude Rains Movies
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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