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

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

List is made up of films like Assignment: Paris and Sword in the Desert.

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

Dana Andrews worked with many famous directors, including big names like Fritz Lang and John Ford.

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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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Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold Russell. The ...more

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Gene Tierney, Karl Malden, Dana Andrews Where the Sidewalk Ends is a 1950 American film noir directed and produced by Otto Preminger. The screenplay for the film was written by Ben Hecht, and adapted by Robert E. Kent, Frank P. ...more

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Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Margaret Hamilton The Ox-Bow Incident is a 1943 American western film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews and Mary Beth Hughes, and featuring Anthony Quinn, William Eythe, Harry ...more

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Linda Darnell, John Carradine, Alice Faye Fallen Angel is a 1945 black-and-white film noir directed by Otto Preminger, with cinematography by Joseph LaShelle, who had also worked with Preminger on Laura a year before. The film features ...more

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Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis Night of the Demon is a 1957 British horror film directed by Jacques Tourneur, starring Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. An adaptation of the M. R. James story "Casting the ...more

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Lloyd Bridges, Dana Andrews, John Ireland A Walk in the Sun is a World War II war film released in 1945, based on the novel by Harry Brown, who was a writer for Yank, the Army Weekly based in England. The book was serialized in Liberty ...more

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Gene Tierney, Randolph Scott, Dana Andrews Belle Starr is a 1941 American drama film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Shepperd Strudwick. Written by Lamar Trotti based on a story by ...more

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Arthur Miller, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb Boomerang! is a 1947 film based on the true story of a vagrant who was accused of murder, only to be found innocent through the efforts of the prosecutor. It stars Dana Andrews, Lee J. Cobb, ...more

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Henry Fonda, Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews Daisy Kenyon is a 20th Century Fox feature film starring Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda, and Dana Andrews in a story about a post-World War II romantic triangle. The screenplay by David Hertz was ...more

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Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews The Iron Curtain is a 1948 black-and-white thriller film starring Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney, directed by William Wellman. The film was based on the memoirs of Igor Gouzenko. Principal ...more

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Vincent Price, George Sanders, Rhonda Fleming While the City Sleeps is a 1956 film noir directed by Fritz Lang. Written by Casey Robinson, the newspaper drama was based on The Bloody Spur by Charles Einstein, which depicts the story of ...more

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Susan Hayward, Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy Canyon Passage is a 1946 Western film directed by Jacques Tourneur and set in frontier Oregon. Featuring love triangles and a Native American uprising, it was adapted from the Saturday Evening ...more

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Dana Andrews, Jeff Chandler, Märta Torén Sword in the Desert is a 1949 American war film directed by George Sherman. It was the first American film to deal with the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine and marked the first ...more

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John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic war film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Stanley Holloway, Burgess ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Finch, Dana Andrews Elephant Walk is a 1954 Paramount Pictures film, directed by William Dieterle, and starring Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch and Abraham Sofaer. It is based upon the novel Elephant ...more

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Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Dana Andrews The Westerner is a 1940 American film directed by William Wyler and starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, and Doris Davenport. Written by Niven Busch, Stuart N. Lake, and Jo Swerling, the film ...more

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Jeanne Crain, Harry Morgan, Dana Andrews State Fair is a 1945 American musical film directed by Walter Lang. Is a musical adaptation of the 1933 film of the same name, with original music by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The film stars ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Dana Andrews Ball of Fire is a 1941 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. This Samuel Goldwyn Productions film concerns a group of professors ...more

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Joan Fontaine, Dana Andrews, Joyce Taylor Beyond a Reasonable Doubt is a 1956 film noir directed by Fritz Lang and written by Douglas Morrow. The film stars Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer, and Arthur Franz, and was the ...more

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Jane Russell, Lon Chaney, Jr. Johnny Reno is a 1966 American western film made by A.C. Lyles Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by R.G. Springsteen, produced by A.C. Lyles, with a screenplay by ...more

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Anne Baxter, Lee Van Cleef, Klaus Kinski The North Star is a 1943 war film produced by Samuel Goldwyn Productions and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. It was directed by Lewis Milestone, written by Lillian Hellman and featured ...more

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Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, Nestor Paiva The Purple Heart is a 1944 American war film directed by Lewis Milestone. The film stars Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Kevin O'Shea, Don "Red" Barry and Trudy Marshall. ...more

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Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Robert Shaw Battle of the Bulge is an American widescreen epic war film produced in Spain that was released in 1965. It was directed by Ken Annakin. It starred Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Telly Savalas, ...more

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Anne Baxter, Walter Brennan, Walter Huston Swamp Water is a 1941 film directed by Jean Renoir, starring Walter Brennan and Walter Huston, produced at 20th Century Fox, and based on the novel by Vereen Bell. The film was shot on location ...more

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James Coburn, Milton Berle, John Gielgud The Loved One is a 1965 black and white comedy film about the funeral business in Los Angeles, which is based on The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy, a short satirical novel by Evelyn ...more

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Cesar Romero, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes Lucky Cisco Kid is a 1940 western film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and starring Cesar Romero, Mary Beth Hughes and Dana Andrews.

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Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Marjorie Rambeau Tobacco Road is a 1941 film directed by John Ford starring Charley Grapewin, Marjorie Rambeau, Gene Tierney, William Tracy Dana Andrews and Ward Bond. It was based on the novel of the same name ...more

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Maureen O'Hara, Dana Andrews, Sybil Thorndike The Forbidden Street is a 1949 British melodrama film directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Dana Andrews, Maureen O'Hara, Sybil Thorndike, Fay Compton and A. E. Matthews. In Victorian London, ...more

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Susan Hayward, Dana Andrews, Jessie Royce Landis My Foolish Heart is a 1949 American film which tells the story of a woman's reflections on the bad turns her life has taken. The film was directed by Mark Robson and stars Dana Andrews and Susan ...more

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Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden, Dana Andrews Zero Hour! is a 1957 drama film directed by Hall Bartlett from a screenplay by Arthur Hailey, Hall Bartlett and John Champion. It stars Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell and Sterling Hayden and ...more

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Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Harry Morgan Crash Dive is a World War II film in Technicolor released in 1943. It was directed by Archie Mayo, written by Jo Swerling and W.R. Burnett, and starred Tyrone Power, Dana Andrews and Anne ...more

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Dana Andrews, Nestor Paiva, Kent Smith Comanche is a 1956 Western film directed by George Sherman and starring Dana Andrews. The film has a theme song "A Man Is As Good As His Word" sung by The Lancers.

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Dana Andrews, Alexander Knox, Kieron Moore Crack in the World is an American science-fiction doomsday disaster movie filmed in Spain in 1964 and released by Paramount Pictures about scientists who launch a rocket in the Earth's core to ...more

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Don Ameche, Harry Morgan, Dana Andrews Wing and a Prayer is a black-and-white 1944 war film about the heroic crew of an American carrier in the desperate early days of World War II in the Pacific theater, directed by Henry Hathaway ...more

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Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Linda Blair Airport 1975 is a 1974 disaster film and the first sequel to the successful 1970 film Airport. It stars Charlton Heston and Karen Black and is directed by Jack Smight.

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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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Ed Asner, Anne Francis, Dana Andrews The Satan Bug is a 1965 American science fiction suspense film produced and directed by John Sturges. The screenplay by James Clavell and Edward Anhalt was loosely based on the 1962 novel of the ...more

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Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark, Jack Warden The Frogmen is a 1951 black-and-white film made by Twentieth Century Fox. It is based on operations by United States Navy Underwater Demolition Teams, popularly known as "frogmen", ...more

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Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, Adele Jergens Edge of Doom is a 1950 black-and-white film noir directed by Mark Robson and starring Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, and Joan Evans.

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Walter Huston, Dana Andrews, Paul Hurst December 7th is a propaganda film produced by the US Navy and directed by John Ford and Gregg Toland, about the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the event which sparked the Pacific War ...more

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Jim Backus, Dana Andrews, Dorothy McGuire I Want You is a 1951 film directed by Mark Robson taking place in America during the Korean War. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Sound.

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Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Mimsy Farmer Hot Rods to Hell is a 1967 suspense film. It was director John Brahm's last film.

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Cesar Romero, Dean Stockwell, Dana Andrews Deep Waters is a 1948 drama film directed by Henry King. The film is based on the 1946 novel Spoonhandle written by Ruth Moore and was nominated for a 1949 Academy Award for Best Special ...more

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Louis Jourdan, Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt No Minor Vices is a film directed by Lewis Milestone released on November 12, 1948.

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Dana Andrews, Buster Crabbe, Jon Hall Sailor's Lady is a 1940 film starring Nancy Kelly and Jon Hall. The supporting cast includes Joan Davis, Dana Andrews, and Buster Crabbe. The movie was directed by Allan Dwan. Football player ...more

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The Fearmakers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dana Andrews Movies
The Fearmakers Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Dennis Moore A Korean veteran cooperating with a Senate committee uncovers subversives.

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George Sanders, Dana Andrews, Leon Askin Assignment: Paris is a 1952 drama film written by William Bowers and directed by Robert Parrish and Phil Karlson, based from the story Trial of Terror by Pauline Gallico and Paul Gallico.

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DeForest Kelley, Lon Chaney, Jr. Town Tamer is a 1965 romantic action western film directed by Lesley Selander.

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Dana Andrews, Edward Fox, Karel Štěpánek The Frozen Dead is a 1966 British science fiction horror film directed by Herbert J. Leder and starring Dana Andrews, Anna Palk and Philip Gilbert. In this film, a Nazi scientist plans to revive ...more