The Best Dana Andrews Movies

List Rules
Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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.

Ranked by
  • Laura
    1
    Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb
    65 votes
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Otto Preminger
    In one of the most celebrated 1940s film noirs, Manhattan detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigates the murder of Madison Avenue executive Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney) in her fashionable ...more

    Available On:

    subscription

  • The Best Years of Our Lives
    2
    Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews
    69 votes
    • Released: 1946
    • Directed by: William Wyler
    Fred, Al and Homer are three World War II veterans facing difficulties as they re-enter civilian life. Fred (Dana Andrews) is a war hero who, unable to compete with more highly skilled workers, has ...more

    Available On:

    subscription

    free

  • Where the Sidewalk Ends
    3
    Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill
    38 votes
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Otto Preminger
    Ashamed that his father lived a life of crime, hard-boiled New York City cop Mark Dixon (Dana Andrews) has a reputation for being too tough on criminals. So when Dixon unintentionally kills a murder ...more
  • Fallen Angel
    4
    Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell
    25 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Otto Preminger
    An unemployed drifter, Eric Stanton (Dana Andrews) wanders into a small California town and begins hanging around the local diner. While Eric falls for the lovely waitress Stella (Linda Darnell), he ...more

    Available On:

    subscription

  • A Walk in the Sun
    5
    Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Sterling Holloway
    27 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Lewis Milestone
    When a GI platoon lands on the beaches of Italy during World War II, the troops face uncertainty and danger with every step. Those who survive the initial landing, including Sgt. Tyne (Dana Andrews) ...more

    Available On:

    free

  • Belle Starr
    6
    Gene Tierney, Randolph Scott, Dana Andrews
    13 votes
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Irving Cummings
    After the Civil War, Union troops catch Belle Shirley (Gene Tierney), a Southern belle, harboring the wanted Confederate guerrilla fighter Sam Starr (Randolph Scott). In retribution, Union major and ...more

    Available On:

    free