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

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Mother Wore Tights Betty Grable, Anne Baxter, Dan Dailey - Mother Wore Tights is a 1947 Technicolor musical film starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey as married vaudeville performers, directed by Walter Lang. This was Grable and Dailey's first film ...more

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There's No Business Like Show Business Marilyn Monroe, Ethel Merman, Irving Berlin - There's No Business Like Show Business is a 1954 20th Century-Fox musical-comedy-drama, directed by Walter Lang. It stars an ensemble cast, consisting of Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Donald ...more

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When My Baby Smiles at Me Betty Grable, Dan Dailey - When My Baby Smiles at Me is a musical film released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey. This is the third film based on the popular Broadway ...more

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It's Always Fair Weather Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Michael Kidd - It's Always Fair Weather is a 1955 MGM musical satire scripted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, who also wrote the show's lyrics, with music by André Previn and starring Gene Kelly, Dan ...more

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You Were Meant for Me Marilyn Monroe, Jeanne Crain, Dan Dailey - You Were Meant for Me is a 1948 musical film, released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Lloyd Bacon, starring Dan Dailey and Jeanne Crain as a bandleader and his wife. Marilyn Monroe worked on ...more

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The Pride of St. Louis Richard Crenna, Joanne Dru, Dan Dailey - The Pride of St. Louis is a 1952 biographical film of the life of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Dizzy Dean. It starred Dan Dailey as Dean, Joanne Dru as his wife, and Richard Crenna ...more

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Lady Be Good Doris Day, Red Skelton, Robert Young - Lady Be Good is the title of an MGM musical film which was released in 1941. The film starred dancer Eleanor Powell, along with Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Lionel Barrymore, and Red Skelton. It ...more

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Ziegfeld Girl Judy Garland, James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr - Ziegfeld Girl is a 1941 American musical film starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, and co-starring Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Eve Arden, and Philip Dorn. Released ...more

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What Price Glory James Cagney, Robert Wagner, Harry Morgan - What Price Glory is a 1952 American Technicolor war film based on a 1924 play by Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings, though it used virtually none of Anderson's dialogue. Originally ...more

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Pepe Judy Garland, Kim Novak, Debbie Reynolds - Pepe is a 1960 film starring Mario Moreno in the title role, directed by George Sidney. A multitude of cameo appearances attempted to replicate the success of Mario Moreno's American debut, ...more

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The Wings of Eagles John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond - The Wings of Eagles is a 1957 Metrocolor film starring John Wayne, based on the true story of Frank "Spig" Wead and the history of U.S. Naval aviation from its inception through World ...more

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My Blue Heaven Betty Grable, Jane Wyatt, Mitzi Gaynor - My Blue Heaven is a 1950 Technicolor musical film directed by Henry Koster and starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey.

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The Captain Is a Lady is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dan Dailey Movies
The Captain Is a Lady Charles Coburn, Virginia Grey, Billie Burke - The Captain Is a Lady is a 1940 comedy film based on the novel by Louise Forsslund, written by Henry Clark and directed by Robert B. Sinclair.

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I Can Get It for You Wholesale Susan Hayward, George Sanders, Sam Jaffe - I Can Get It for You Wholesale is a 1951 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Gordon. The screenplay by Abraham Polonsky is based on Vera Caspary's loose adaptation of the 1937 novel ...more

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Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man Paul Newman, Sharon Tate, Jessica Tandy - Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man is a 1962 20th Century Fox film directed by Martin Ritt based on Ernest Hemingway's semi-autobiographical character Nick Adams, and featuring Richard Beymer ...more

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A Ticket to Tomahawk Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, Walter Brennan - A Ticket to Tomahawk is a 1950 American western musical comedy film, released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Richard Sale and starring Dan Dailey and Anne Baxter.

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The Wayward Bus Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins, Dan Dailey - The Wayward Bus is a 1957 drama film released by 20th Century Fox that starred Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins, Dan Dailey and Rick Jason. The film was based on the 1947 novel of the same name by ...more

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You're My Everything Anne Baxter, Dan Dailey - You're My Everything is a 1949 film directed by Walter Lang.

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Dulcy Ann Sothern, Ian Hunter, Roland Young - Dulcy is a 1940 comedy film written by Albert Mannheimer, Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, and directed by S. Sylvan Simon.

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The Girl Next Door Natalie Schafer, June Haver, Dennis Day - The Girl Next Door is a 1953 film directed by Richard Sale.

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Down in San Diego Dan Dailey, Bonita Granville, Joe Sawyer - Down in San Diego is a 1941 adventure, drama and comedy film written by Franz Schulz and directed by Robert B. Sinclair.

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Hullabaloo Frank Morgan, Reginald Owen, Virginia Grey - Hullabaloo is a 1940 musical comedy film directed by Edwin L. Marin and written by Nat Perrin. It stars Frank Morgan, Virginia Grey, Dan Dailey, Billie Burke, Donald Meek, Reginald Owen and ...more

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When Willie Comes Marching Home William Demarest, Dan Dailey, Corinne Calvet - When Willie Comes Marching Home is a 1950 World War II comedy film directed by John Ford and starring Dan Dailey and Corinne Calvet. It is based on the 1945 short story When Leo Comes Marching ...more

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Chicken Every Sunday Natalie Wood, Celeste Holm, Dan Dailey - Chicken Every Sunday is a 1949 American comedy film directed by George Seaton. The screenplay by Seaton and Valentine Davies is based on the 1944 play of the same title by Julius J. Epstein and ...more

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Four Nights of the Full Moon Gene Tierney, Dan Dailey, Perla Cristal - Four Nights of the Full Moon directed by Sobey Martin is a 1963 Documento film, starring an international ensemble cast with Gene Tierney, Dan Dailey and Analia Gade.

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The Best Things in Life Are Free Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North, Dan Dailey - The Best Things in Life Are Free is a 1956 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz. The film stars Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey and Ernest Borgnine as the real-life songwriting team of ...more

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The Kid from Left Field Anne Bancroft, Fess Parker, Dan Dailey - The Kid from Left Field is a film directed by Harmon Jones released on July 1953.

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Mokey Donna Reed, Robert Blake, Dan Dailey - Mokey is a 1942 drama film based on the story by Jennie Harris Oliver, written by Wells Root and Jan Fortune, and directed by Wells Root.

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The Wild Man of Borneo Phil Silvers, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke - The Wild Man of Borneo is a 1941 film written by Waldo Salt & John McClain and directed by Robert B. Sinclair

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Meet Me in Las Vegas Debbie Reynolds, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead - Meet Me in Las Vegas is an MGM musical comedy produced by Joe Pasternak, directed by Roy Rowland, filmed in Eastman Color and CinemaScope, and starring Dan Dailey and Cyd Charisse.. The film has ...more

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Oh, Men! Oh, Women! is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dan Dailey Movies
Oh, Men! Oh, Women! Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Dan Dailey - Oh, Men! Oh, Women! is a 1957 comedy film directed by Nunnally Johnson.