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

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

List ranges from Cash McCall to Woman in Distress and more.

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White Christmas Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen, loosely based on the 1942 film ...more

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The North Star 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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Bad Day at Black Rock Spencer Tracy, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin Bad Day at Black Rock is a 1955 thriller film directed by John Sturges and starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Ryan that combines elements of Westerns and film noir. The supporting cast includes ...more

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Twelve O'Clock High Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American war film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth Air Force who flew daylight bombing missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France during the ...more

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The Game of Death Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris Game of Death is an incomplete 1972 Hong Kong martial arts film directed, written, produced by and starring Bruce Lee, in his final film attempt. Lee died during the making of the film. Over 100 ...more

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Private Hell 36 Ida Lupino, Dorothy Malone, Dean Jagger Private Hell 36 is a 1954 black-and-white film noir, directed by Don Siegel. It features Ida Lupino, Steve Cochran, Howard Duff, among others. The picture was one of the last feature-length ...more

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The Robe Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Harry Shearer The Robe is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that crucifies Jesus. The film was made by 20th Century Fox and is notable ...more

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Pursued Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Judith Anderson Pursued is a 1947 film that combines western film noir and psychological melodrama. The picture was directed by Raoul Walsh and features Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson and Dean

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Brigham Young Vincent Price, Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell Brigham Young is a 1940 American biographical romantic drama film that describes Young's succession to the presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after founder Joseph ...more

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The Nun's Story Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dean Jagger The Nun's Story is a 1959 Warner Bros film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans and Peggy Ashcroft. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same title by ...more

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Dark City Charlton Heston, Harry Morgan, Dean Jagger Dark City is a 1950 film noir directed by William Dieterle and produced by Hal B. Wallis. The film features Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Dean Jagger, Jack Webb and Harry Morgan. Webb and ...more

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Elmer Gantry Burt Lancaster, Shirley Jones, Jean Simmons Elmer Gantry is a 1960 drama film about a con man and a female evangelist selling religion to small town America. Adapted by director Richard Brooks, the film is based on the 1927 novel of the ...more

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The Kremlin Letter Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, George Sanders The Kremlin Letter is an American spy film directed by John Huston, starring Richard Boone, Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Patrick O'Neal and George Sanders. It was released in ...more

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Executive Suite Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden, Shelley Winters Executive Suite is a 1954 MGM drama film depicting the internal struggle for control of a furniture manufacturing company after the unexpected death of the company's CEO. The film stars William ...more

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King Creole Elvis Presley, Walter Matthau, Vic Morrow King Creole is a 1958 American musical drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, and Walter Matthau. Produced by Hal B. Wallis and based on the 1952 novel ...more

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Alligator Dean Jagger, Sydney Lassick, Robert Forster Alligator is a 1980 American monster movie, directed by Lewis Teague with a screenplay by John Sayles. It stars Robert Forster, Robin Riker, and Michael V. Gazzo. It follows the attempts of a ...more

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Vanishing Point Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger Vanishing Point is a 1971 American action road movie directed by Richard C. Sarafian and starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, and Dean Jagger. The film is notable for its scenic film locations ...more

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Western Union Robert Young, John Carradine, Randolph Scott Western Union is a 1941 American Western film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Robert Young, Randolph Scott, and Dean Jagger. Filmed in Technicolor on location in Arizona and Utah, Western ...more

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Cash McCall Natalie Wood, James Garner, Dean Jagger Cash McCall is a 1960 movie starring James Garner and Natalie Wood, based upon the novel of the same name by Cameron Hawley about a man who buys businesses in order to sell them at a profit. The ...more

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The Quatermass Xperiment Jane Asher, Jack Warner, Dean Jagger The Quatermass Xperiment is a 1955 British science fiction horror film. Made by Hammer Film Productions, it is based on the 1953 BBC Television serial The Quatermass Experiment written by Nigel ...more

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Parrish Claudette Colbert, Connie Stevens, Karl Malden Parrish is a 1961 drama film made by Warner Bros.. It was written, produced and directed by Delmer Daves, based on the novel by Mildred Savage. The music score was by Max Steiner, the ...more

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Forty Guns Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Barry, Dean Jagger Forty Guns is a 1957 gothic western film written and directed by Samuel Fuller, filmed in black-and-white CinemaScope and released by the 20th Century Fox studio. The film stars Barbara ...more

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The Honeymoon Machine Steve McQueen, Paula Prentiss, Dean Jagger The Honeymoon Machine is a 1961 film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Steve McQueen, Brigid Bazlen, Jim Hutton, Paula Prentiss, Jack Mullaney, and Dean Jagger, based on the 1959 Broadway ...more

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Denver and Rio Grande Edmond O'Brien, Sterling Hayden, Dean Jagger Denver and Rio Grande is a western film, directed by Byron Haskin and released by Paramount Pictures in 1952. The film is a dramatization of the building of the Denver and Rio Grande railway, ...more

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The Brotherhood of the Bell Glenn Ford, Dabney Coleman, Dean Jagger The Brotherhood of the Bell is a 1970 made-for-television movie produced by Cinema Center 100 Productions and starring Glenn Ford. The director Paul Wendkos was nominated in 1971 by the ...more

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When Strangers Marry Dean Jagger, Kim Hunter When Strangers Marry is a 1944 suspense film directed by William Castle and featuring Dean Jagger, Kim Hunter and Robert Mitchum.

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The Glass House Alan Alda, Billy Dee Williams, Vic Morrow The Glass House is a 1972 drama film written by Tracy Keenan Wynn and directed by Tom Gries.

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Billy Rose's Jumbo Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Dean Jagger Billy Rose's Jumbo is an American musical film produced by MGM in Panavision and Metrocolor, and starring Jimmy Durante, Doris Day, Martha Raye, and Stephen Boyd. The film was directed by ...more

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Gideon's Trumpet Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, Fay Wray Gideon's Trumpet is a 1980 television movie directed by Robert E. Collins.

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Sister Kenny Rosalind Russell, Dean Jagger, Alexander Knox Sister Kenny is a biographical film about Sister Elizabeth Kenny, an Australian bush nurse, who fought to help people who suffered from polio, despite opposition from the medical establishment. ...more

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It Grows on Trees Irene Dunne, Dean Jagger, Richard Crenna It Grows on Trees is a 1952 fantasy comedy film starring Irene Dunne in her final screen role.

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Warpath Forrest Tucker, Edmond O'Brien, Harry Carey Warpath is a 1951 film directed by Byron Haskin.

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Exiled to Shanghai Dean Jagger, Wallace Ford, Arthur Lake Exiled to Shanghai is a 1937 comedy film written by Wellyn Totman and directed by Nick Grinde and Armand Schaefer.

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Incident In San Francisco Leslie Nielsen, Dean Jagger, Richard Kiley Incident In San Francisco is a 1971 American thriller film directed by Don Medford. It stars Richard Kiley, Leslie Nielsen and Dean Jagger.

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I Live in Grosvenor Square Rex Harrison, Dean Jagger, Robert Morley I Live in Grosvenor Square is a British war film, directed and produced by Herbert Wilcox—a forerunner of his "London films" collaboration with his wife, actress Anna Neagle. The film ...more

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Revolt of the Zombies Dean Jagger, George Cleveland, Mantan Moreland Revolt of the Zombies is a 1936 American horror film directed and produced by the Halperin Brothers which stars Dean Jagger and Dorothy Stone. It is one of the earliest zombie films. Although it ...more

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The Men in Her Life Loretta Young, Dean Jagger, Conrad Veidt The Men in Her Life was a 1941 film adaptation of the novel Ballerina by Eleanor Smith. It was nominated for the 1941 Academy Award for Sound, but lost to That Hamilton Woman.

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Evil Town Dean Jagger, James Keach, Robert Walker^! Jr. Evil Town is a 1987 American zombie horror film directed by Edward Collins, Mardi Rustam, Larry Spiegel, and Peter S. Traynor. Evil Town was the last film with the actor Dean Jagger.

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Redneck County Alex Karras, Dean Jagger, Robert Ridgely

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The Cowboy Creed Olivia de Havilland, Gene Autry, Alan Ladd

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Woman in Distress Dean Jagger, Paul Fix, Douglass Dumbrille Woman in Distress is a 1937 comedy crime drama film written by Edwin Olmstead and directed by Lynn Shores.

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Driftwood Natalie Wood, Walter Brennan, Margaret Hamilton Driftwood is a film directed by Allan Dwan released on September 15, 1947.

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The Hanged Man Steve Forrest, Dean Jagger, Will Geer The Hanged Man is a 1974 film directed by Michael Caffey.

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End of the World Christopher Lee, Dean Jagger, Lew Ayres End of the World is a 1977 American film directed by John Hayes.

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The Omaha Trail Harry Morgan, Dean Jagger, Chill Wills The Omaha Trail is a 1942 western action film based on the story by Jesse Lasky Jr., written by Jesse Lasky Jr. and Hugo Butler, and directed by Edward Buzzell and Edward Cahn.

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Dangerous Number Robert Young, Dean Jagger, Ann Sothern Dangerous Number is a 1937 comedy film Leona Dalrymple, Carey Wilson, and Bradbury Foote and directed by Richard Thorpe.

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My Son John Helen Hayes, Dean Jagger, Van Heflin My Son John is a 1952 American drama film, starring Robert Walker as a man whose parents suspect he may be working as a Communist spy. It was directed by Leo McCarey. The film received an Oscar ...more

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X the Unknown Dean Jagger, Anthony Newley, Leo McKern X the Unknown is a British science fiction horror film made by the Hammer Film Productions company and released in 1956. It stars Dean Jagger and Edward Chapman and was written by Jimmy ...more

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It's a Dog's Life Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson, Edmund Gwenn It's a Dog's Life is a 1955 drama comedy film based on the story by Richard Harding Davis, written by John Michael Hayes and directed by Herman Hoffman.

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First to Fight Gene Hackman, Chad Everett, Dean Jagger First to Fight is a 1967 American Technicolor Warner Bros. war film starring Chad Everett, Marilyn Devin, Dean Jagger, Bobby Troup and James Best. The film features an early career appearance by ...more