The Best Don Ameche Movies

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

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

This is a list that includes films like Girl Trouble and Four Sons.

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

Don Ameche worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ron Howard and Ernst Lubitsch. Is Don Ameche your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Ray Milland and Alan Ladd films lists too.

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  • That Night in Rio
    Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda
    12 votes
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Irving Cummings
    In this musical, Larry Martin (Don Ameche) entertains crowds with his skillful impersonations of airline czar Baron Manuel Duarte (also Ameche). When Duarte and his wife visit Larry during his act, ...more
  • Heaven Can Wait
    Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn
    32 votes
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
    Spoiled playboy Henry van Cleve (Don Ameche) dies and arrives at the entrance to Hell, a final destination he is sure he deserves after living a life of profligacy. The devil (Laird Cregar), however, ...more

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  • Midnight
    Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore
    13 votes
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
    When out-of-work showgirl Eve (Claudette Colbert) arrives in Paris with no work in sight, she asks taxi driver Tibor (Don Ameche) to drive her from club to club. But the more time she spends with ...more
  • Cocoon
    Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Brian Dennehy
    23 votes
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Ron Howard
    Oscar-winning fantasy in which the residents of a Florida rest home get a new lease of life when they stumble across an alien "fountain of youth" in a disused holiday home. Unbeknown to them, aliens ...more

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  • In Old Chicago
    Tyrone Power, Don Ameche, Alice Faye
    15 votes
    • Released: 1938
    • Directed by: Henry King
    High schooler Joseph expands the market of his meth-dealing from his local gang to metro Manila.
  • Trading Places
    Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Ralph Bellamy
    26 votes
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: John Landis
    Upper-crust executive Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd) and down-and-out hustler Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy) are the subjects of a bet by successful brokers Mortimer (Don Ameche) and Randolph ...more

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