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The Best Debbie Reynolds Movies 

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

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

This list has everything from Say One for Me to Two Weeks with Love.

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

Debbie Reynolds is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Terry Gilliam, Blake Edwards and Richard Brooks. Movie fans who love Debbie Reynolds have also been known to enjoy films starring The Andrews Sisters and Rosemary Clooney.

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Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno

Released: 1952

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. It ...more

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Debbie Reynolds, Ed Begley, Harve Presnell

Released: 1964

Directed by: Charles Walters

The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a 1964 American musical Metrocolor film directed by Charles Walters and starring Debbie Reynolds, filmed in Panavision. The screenplay by Helen Deutsch is based on ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Leslie Nielsen, Adam West

Released: 1957

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Tammy and the Bachelor is a 1957 romantic comedy film and is the first of the four Tammy films. It stars Debbie Reynolds as Tambrey "Tammy" Tyree, Walter Brennan as Grandpa Dinwitty ...more
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John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds

Released: 1962

Directed by: Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, John Ford, Richard Thorpe

How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe.

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Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, Celeste Holm

Released: 1955

Directed by: Charles Walters

The Tender Trap is a CinemaScope comedy starring Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, David Wayne, and Celeste Holm. Based on the 1954 play The Tender Trap by Max Shulman and Robert Paul Smith, it ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Katharine Ross, Greer Garson

Released: 1966

Directed by: Henry Koster

The Singing Nun is a 1966 American semi-biographical film about the life of Jeanine Deckers, a nun who recorded the chart-topping hit song "Dominique". It starred Debbie Reynolds in ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

Released: 1973

Directed by: Charles August Nichols, Iwao Takamoto

Charlotte's Web is a 1973 American animated musical film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions and based upon the 1952 children's book of the same name by E. B. ...more

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Debbie Reynolds, Tony Randall, Paul Douglas

Released: 1959

Directed by: George Marshall

The Mating Game is an MGM film directed by George Marshall and starring Debbie Reynolds, Tony Randall, and Paul Douglas in his final screen appearance. Reynolds sings the title song during the ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Ellen Burstyn

Released: 1964

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Goodbye Charlie is a 1964 comedy film about a callous womanizer who gets his just reward. It was adapted from George Axelrod's play Goodbye, Charlie and starred Debbie Reynolds and Tony Curtis. ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Anne Francis, Red Skelton

Released: 1954

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Susan Slept Here is a 1954 American romantic comedy film starring Dick Powell and Debbie Reynolds. Shot in Technicolor, the film was based on the play of the same name by Steve Fisher and Alex ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Cliff Robertson, Jim Backus

Released: 1963

Directed by: Gower Champion

My Six Loves is a 1963 comedy film starring Debbie Reynolds as a Broadway star who takes a vacation and finds herself responsible for six abandoned children, in Gower Champion's directorial ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Fisher, Adolphe Menjou

Released: 1956

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Bundle of Joy is a Technicolor musical remake of the comedy film Bachelor Mother, which starred Ginger Rogers. It stars Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, and Adolphe Menjou. An unmarried salesgirl ...more

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Halloweentown Debbie Reynolds, Rino Romano, Kimberly J. Brown

Released: 1998

Directed by: Duwayne Dunham

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Lisa Kudrow, Debbie Reynolds, Albert Brooks

Released: 1996

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Mother is a 1996 comedy-drama film directed by Albert Brooks, and was co-written by Brooks with Monica Johnson. The film stars Brooks and Debbie Reynolds.
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Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney

Released: 1974

Directed by: Jack Haley, Jr.

That's Entertainment! is a 1974 compilation film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to celebrate its 50th anniversary. It was followed by two sequels and a related film called That's Dancing!. The ...more
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The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady Debbie Reynolds, June Haver, Gordon MacRae

Released: 1950

Directed by: David Butler

The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by David Butler.
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Bette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 1956

Directed by: Richard Brooks

The Catered Affair, also known as Wedding Party, is a family drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Sam Zimbalist from a screenplay by Gore ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Don Rickles, Tony Curtis

Released: 1960

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

The Rat Race is a 1960 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Tony Curtis and Debbie Reynolds as struggling young entertainment professionals in New York City. Filming took ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Glenn Ford

Released: 1959

Directed by: George Marshall

It Started with a Kiss is a 1959 film starring Glenn Ford and Debbie Reynolds. It was directed by George Marshall.
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Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Yvette Vickers

Released: 1971

Directed by: Curtis Harrington

What's the Matter With Helen? is a 1971 thriller film starring Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters.
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Debbie Reynolds, Dick Van Dyke, Jean Simmons

Released: 1967

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Divorce American Style is a 1967 American satirical comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and starring Dick Van Dyke, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Simmons, Jason Robards and Van Johnson. Norman Lear ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Red Skelton

Released: 1950

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Three Little Words is a 1950 American musical film biography of the Tin Pan Alley songwriting partnership of Kalmar and Ruby and stars Fred Astaire as lyricist Bert Kalmar, Red Skelton as ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Andy Griffith, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1961

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

The Second Time Around is a 1961 film directed by Vincent Sherman.
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Debbie Reynolds, Frank Welker, Finn Wittrock

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dippé

Halloweentown High is a 2004 Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered on Disney Channel on October 8, 2004 for the holiday of Halloween. This is the third installment in the Halloweentown ...more
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Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds

Released: 1992

Directed by: Mick Jackson

The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Costner stars as a former Secret ...more

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