The Best Dean Jagger Movies  

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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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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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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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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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Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson
Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth Air Force who flew daylight missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France during the early days ...more
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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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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris
This film is an incomplete 1972 Hong Kong martial arts film directed, written, produced by and starring Bruce Lee, in his final film attempt. Lee passed during the making of the film. The ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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