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

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

With films ranging from The Chalk Garden to Julius Caesar, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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Deborah Kerr was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Otto Preminger, John Frankenheimer and David Lean. If you're a fan of Deborah Kerr, then check out our lists of the best Lillian Gish and Jean Simmons movies as well.

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison is a 1957 CinemaScope film which tells the story of two people stranded on a Japanese-occupied island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. The movie was adapted by ...more

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The King and I Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno The King and I is a 1956 musical film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and produced by Charles Brackett and Darryl F. Zanuck. The screenplay by Ernest Lehman is based on the ...more

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An Affair to Remember Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning An Affair to Remember is a 1957 film starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, and directed by Leo McCarey. It was distributed by 20th Century Fox. The film is considered one of the most romantic ...more

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Black Narcissus Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Flora Robson Black Narcissus is a 1947 Technicolor film by the British writer-producer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, based on the 1939 novel by Rumer Godden. It is a psychological ...more

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The Innocents Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin The Innocents is a 1961 British supernatural gothic horror film directed and produced by Jack Clayton, and starring Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave and Megs Jenkins. Based on the novella The Turn ...more

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The Sundowners Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Peter Ustinov The Sundowners is a 1960 film that tells the story of an Australian outback family torn between the father's desires to continue his nomadic sheep-herding ways and the wife's and son's desire to ...more

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From Here to Eternity Frank Sinatra, Burt Lancaster, Ernest Borgnine From Here to Eternity is a 1953 drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann and based on the novel of the same name by James Jones. The picture deals with the tribulations of three soldiers, played by ...more

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The Night of the Iguana Ava Gardner, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr The Night of the Iguana is a 1964 film based on the 1961 play of the same name written by Tennessee Williams. Directed by John Huston, it featured Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, and Deborah Kerr. ...more

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Separate Tables Rita Hayworth, David Niven, Burt Lancaster Separate Tables is a 1958 film adaptation of Terence Rattigan's play of the same name, directed by Delbert Mann.

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Tea and Sympathy Deborah Kerr, Tom Laughlin, Leif Erickson Tea and Sympathy is an adaptation of Robert Anderson's 1953 stage play directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Pandro S. Berman for MGM in Metrocolor. The music score was by Adolph Deutsch ...more

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The End of the Affair Deborah Kerr, Peter Cushing, John Mills The End of the Affair is a black and white 1955 film directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, Peter Cushing and John Mills. It is based on the novel The End of the ...more

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Young Bess Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton Young Bess is a 1953 Technicolor biographical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about the early life of Elizabeth I, from her turbulent childhood to the eve of her accession to the throne of ...more

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King Solomon's Mines Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson King Solomon's Mines is a 1950 adventure film, the second of five film adaptations of the 1885 novel by the same name by Henry Rider Haggard. It stars Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger and Richard ...more

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The Chalk Garden Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills The Chalk Garden is a 1964 British-American film directed by Ronald Neame. It stars Deborah Kerr and Hayley Mills and is an adaptation of the 1955 play of the same name by Enid Bagnold. DVD ...more

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The Prisoner of Zenda David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Douglas Fairbanks The Prisoner of Zenda is a 1952 film version of the classic novel of the same name by Anthony Hope and a remake of the famous 1937 film version. This version was made by Loew's and ...more

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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, John Laurie The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp is a 1943 romantic drama war film written, produced and directed by the British film making team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger under the production ...more

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Bonjour Tristesse David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Jean Seberg Bonjour Tristesse is a 1958 British-American film, directed and produced by Otto Preminger from a screenplay by Arthur Laurents based on the novel of the same title by Françoise Sagan. ...more

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The Journey Ron Howard, Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner The Journey is a 1959 American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak. A group of Westerners tries to flee Hungary after the Soviet Union moves to crush the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. It stars ...more

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The Grass Is Greener Cary Grant, Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr The Grass Is Greener is a 1960 comedy film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, and Jean Simmons. The film was adapted by Hugh Williams and Margaret ...more

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Julius Caesar Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud Julius Caesar is a 1953 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film adaptation of the play by Shakespeare, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, who also wrote the uncredited screenplay, and produced by John Houseman. ...more

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Beloved Infidel Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr, Eddie Albert Beloved Infidel is a 1959 DeLuxe Color biographical drama film made by 20th Century Fox CinemaScope and based on the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald. The film was directed by Henry King and produced ...more

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Edward, My Son Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter Edward, My Son is a 1949 American/British drama film directed by George Cukor that stars Spencer Tracy and Deborah Kerr. The screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart is based on the play by Noel ...more

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Quo Vadis Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Deborah Kerr Quo Vadis is a 1951 American epic film made by MGM in Technicolor. It was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Sam Zimbalist, from a screenplay by John Lee Mahin, S. N. Behrman and Sonya ...more

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The Naked Edge Gary Cooper, Deborah Kerr, Peter Cushing The Naked Edge is a 1961 thriller film starring Gary Cooper and Deborah Kerr. The movie was a British-American co-production distributed by United Artists, directed by Michael Anderson and ...more

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The Hucksters Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr The Hucksters is a 1947 MGM film directed by Jack Conway and starring Clark Gable that marked the debut of Deborah Kerr in an American film. The supporting cast includes Sydney Greenstreet, ...more

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The Arrangement Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr THE ARRANGEMENT a documentary by Nathalie Borgers shows the portraits of several young people sharing a similar background -- they are all descending from Turkish families but have been growing ...more

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Eye of the Devil David Niven, Sharon Tate, Deborah Kerr Eye of the Devil is a 1966 British crime/horror film with occult and supernatural themes directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Deborah Kerr and David Niven. The film is set in rural France ...more

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Casino Royale Woody Allen, Ursula Andress, Peter O'Toole Casino Royale is a 1967 spy comedy film originally produced by Columbia Pictures starring an ensemble cast of directors and actors. It is loosely based on Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel. ...more

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The Proud and Profane William Holden, Deborah Kerr, Marion Ross The Proud and Profane is a 1956 dramatic war romance made by William Perlberg-George Seaton Productions for Paramount Pictures. It was directed by George Seaton and produced by William Perlberg, ...more

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Marriage on the Rocks Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Deborah Kerr Marriage on the Rocks is a 1965 film comedy with Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr, and Dean Martin about a businessman's wife who ends up divorced by mistake and then married to his best friend by an ...more

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The Gypsy Moths Gene Hackman, Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr The Gypsy Moths is a 1969 American drama film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr, based on the novel of the same name by James Drought. It is the story ...more

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Witness for the Prosecution Diana Rigg, Deborah Kerr, Donald Pleasence Witness for the Prosecution is a 1982 TV version of Agatha Christie's short story and play, and also a remake of the classic Billy Wilder 1957 film Witness for the Prosecution. The film was ...more

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I See a Dark Stranger Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley I See a Dark Stranger – released as The Adventuress in the United States – is a British 1946 World War II spy film with touches of light comedy, by the team of Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat, ...more

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Major Barbara Deborah Kerr, Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller Major Barbara is a 1941 British film starring Wendy Hiller and Rex Harrison. The film was produced and directed by Gabriel Pascal and edited by David Lean. It was adapted for the screen by ...more

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Count Your Blessings Deborah Kerr, Maurice Chevalier, Rossano Brazzi Count Your Blessings is a 1959 drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Jean Negulesco, written and produced by Karl Tunberg, based on the 1951 novel The Blessing by Nancy ...more

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Perfect Strangers Roger Moore, Deborah Kerr, Robert Donat Perfect Strangers, is a 1945 British drama film made by London Films. It stars Robert Donat and Deborah Kerr as a married couple whose relationship is shaken by their service in the Second World ...more

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Dream Wife Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Walter Pidgeon Dream Wife is a 1953 romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Sidney Sheldon and produced by Dore Schary, from a screenplay by ...more

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Please Believe Me Deborah Kerr, James Whitmore, Peter Lawford Please Believe Me is a 1950 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Taurog, and starring Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stevens and Peter Lawford.

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Hatter's Castle Deborah Kerr, Robert Newton, Emlyn Williams Hatter's Castle is a 1942 British film noir based on the 1931 novel Hatter's Castle by A. J. Cronin, which dramatizes the ruin that befalls a Scottish hatter set on recapturing his imagined lost ...more

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Love on the Dole Deborah Kerr, Marjorie Rhodes, Mary Merrall Love on the Dole is a 1941 British drama film starring Deborah Kerr and Clifford Evans. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by Walter Greenwood.

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The Day Will Dawn Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson, Griffith Jones The Day Will Dawn, released in the US as The Avengers, is a 1942 war film set in Norway during World War II. It stars Ralph Richardson, Deborah Kerr, Hugh Williams and Griffith Jones, and was ...more

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Thunder in the East Deborah Kerr, Charles Boyer, Alan Ladd Thunder in the East is a 1952 war drama film released by Paramount Pictures, and directed by Charles Vidor, based on novel Rage of the Vulture by Alan Moorehead.

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Prudence and the Pill David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Judy Geeson Prudence and the Pill is a 1968 British comedy film made by Twentieth Century-Fox. It was directed by Fielder Cook and Ronald Neame and produced by Kenneth Harper and Ronald J. Kahn from a ...more

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The Assam Garden Deborah Kerr, Madhur Jaffrey, Iain Cuthbertson The Assam Garden is a 1985 British drama film made by Moving Picture Company and distributed by Contemporary Films Ltd. The film was directed by Mary McMurray and produced by Nigel ...more

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Penn of Pennsylvania Deborah Kerr, Edward Rigby, John Stuart Penn of Pennsylvania is a 1941 British historical drama film directed by Lance Comfort and starring Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, Dennis Arundell, Henry Oscar, Herbet Lomas and Edward Rigby. The ...more