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The Best Dana Andrews Movies  

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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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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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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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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, 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
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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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John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda
In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic 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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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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Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Dana Andrews
This film 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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