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The Best Clifton Webb Movies  

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

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

List ranges from For Heaven's Sake to Boy on a Dolphin, plus much more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Clifton Webb movies?" and "What are the greatest Clifton Webb roles of all time?"
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Maureen O'Hara, Robert Young, Clifton Webb
Sitting Pretty is a 1948 American comedy film which tells the story of a family who hires a man with a mysterious past to babysit their children. It stars Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara and ...more
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Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Edgar Buchanan
Cheaper by the Dozen is a 1950 Technicolor film based upon the 1948 autobiographical book Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The film and book ...more
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Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Judith Anderson
Laura is a 1944 American film noir produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb along with Vincent Price and Judith Anderson. The screenplay by ...more
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Clifton Webb, Zero Mostel, Joanne Dru
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell is a 1951 comedy film, the third and final one starring Clifton Webb as Lynn Belvedere. Mr. Belvedere lies about his age to gain entrance to a senior citizens home, ...more
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Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Thelma Ritter
Titanic is a 1953 American drama film directed by Jean Negulesco. Its plot centers on an estranged couple sailing on the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, which took place in April 1912.
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Shirley Temple, Clifton Webb, Peggie Castle
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College is a 1949 American comedy film directed by Elliott Nugent. The screenplay written by Mary Loos, Mary C. McCall, Jr., and Richard Sale was based on characters ...more
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Gene Tierney, Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter
The Razor's Edge is the first film version of W. Somerset Maugham's 1944 novel. It was released in 1946 and stars Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, Herbert ...more
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Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Clifton Webb
Stars and Stripes Forever is a 1952 American biographical film about late-19th-/early-20th-century composer John Philip Sousa, played by Clifton Webb. Sousa is best known for his military ...more
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Louis Jourdan, Clifton Webb, Jean Peters
Three Coins in the Fountain is a 1954 American romantic comedy film directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Rossano Brazzi, and Maggie ...more
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Clifton Webb, Stephen Boyd, Gloria Grahame
The Man Who Never Was is a 1956 war film directed by Ronald Neame.
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Ginger Rogers, Anne Francis, Clifton Webb
Dreamboat is a 1952 comedy film starring Clifton Webb as a college professor with a mysterious past.
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Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix
The Dark Corner is a 1946 black-and-white film noir directed by Henry Hathaway that starred Lucille Ball, Mark Stevens and Clifton Webb.
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William Holden, Clifton Webb, France Nuyen
Satan Never Sleeps is a 1962 film directed by Leo McCarey, his final film, in which he returns to the religious themes of his classics Going My Way and The Bells of St. Mary's. It also is the ...more
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Lauren Bacall, Fred MacMurray, June Allyson
Woman's World, also known as A Woman's World, is a 1954 Technicolor drama film about corporate America. Three men compete for the top job at a large company.
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Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett, Clifton Webb
For Heaven's Sake is a 1950 fantasy film starring Clifton Webb as an angel trying to save the marriage of a couple played by Joan Bennett and Robert Cummings. It was adapted from the play May We ...more
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Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb
Boy on a Dolphin is a 1957 20th Century Fox romantic film set in Greece and shot in CinemaScope. It was directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Samuel G. Engel from a screenplay by Ivan ...more
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Elopement Anne Francis, Clifton Webb
Elopement is a 1951 comedy film directed by Henry Koster.
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Polly with a Past Clifton Webb, Ina Claire, Ralph Graves
Polly with a Past is a 1920 American silent film produced and distributed by Metro Pictures and directed by Leander de Cordova. This film is based on a 1917 Broadway stage play produced by David ...more
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Jill St. John, Jane Wyman, Carol Lynley
Holiday for Lovers is a 1959 comedy film directed by Henry Levin. Based on a 1957 play by Ronald Alexander, the film stars Clifton Webb, Jane Wyman, Jill St. John and Carol Lynley.