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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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Trading Places is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Don Ameche Movies
Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. It tells the story of an upper-class commodities broker and a homeless street ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard, Brian Dennehy Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people rejuvenated by aliens. The movie stars Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack ...more

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Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 American comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was by Samson Raphaelson based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete. The music score ...more

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John Lithgow, Don Ameche, David Suchet Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American fantasy comedy film directed and produced by William Dear, and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, ...more

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Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey is a 1993 American remake of the 1963 film The Incredible Journey, which was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Sheila Burnford. Directed ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore Midnight is a 1939 American screwball comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore, Francis Lederer, Mary Astor, and Elaine Barrie. Written ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones Coming to America is a 1988 American comedy film directed by John Landis, and based on a story originally created by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the lead role. The film also co-stars ...more

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William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Joe Mantegna Things Change is a 1988 comedy and drama film directed by David Mamet. It was co-written by Mamet and Shel Silverstein, and stars Joe Mantegna and Don Ameche.

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Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg, Brian Dennehy Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon. All of the starring actors from the first film reprised their roles in this film, although Brian ...more

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Tyrone Power, Ethel Merman, Don Ameche Alexander's Ragtime Band is a film released by 20th Century Fox that takes its name from the 1911 Irving Berlin song "Alexander's Ragtime Band" to tell a story of a society boy who ...more

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Betty Grable, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda Down Argentine Way is a 1940 Technicolor musical film made by Twentieth Century Fox. It made a star of Betty Grable in her first leading role for the studio, and introduced American audiences to ...more

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Betty Grable, Don Ameche, Carole Landis Moon Over Miami is a 1941 Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang, with Betty Grable and Don Ameche in leading roles and co-starring Robert Cummings, Carole Landis, Jack Haley, and ...more

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Don Ameche, Harry Morgan, Dana Andrews Wing and a Prayer is a black-and-white 1944 war film about the heroic crew of an American carrier in the desperate early days of World War II in the Pacific theater, directed by Henry Hathaway ...more

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Tyrone Power, Don Ameche, Alice Faye In Old Chicago is a 1937 American drama film directed by Henry King. The screenplay by Sonya Levien and Lamar Trotti was based on the Niven Busch story, "We the O'Learys." The film is ...more

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Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Kent Taylor The first version of Ramona to have sound and also the first to have color.

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Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, Alice Faye That Night in Rio is a 1941 Technicolor American musical comedy film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda and Don Ameche. It is one of several film adaptations of ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry Oscar is a 1991 American screwball comedy film directed by John Landis. Based on the Claude Magnier stage play, it is a remake of the 1967 French film of the same name, but the settings has been ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran Guest Wife is a 1945 American comedy film directed by Sam Wood, written by Bruce Manning and John Klorer, and starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche and Dick Foran. It is also known as What ...more

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So Goes My Love Myrna Loy, Don Ameche, Bobby Driscoll So Goes My Love is an American 1946 comedy film, produced by Universal Pictures. It is based on a true story, A Genius in the Family, the memoir of Hiram Percy Maxim, and focusing on the ...more

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Stefanie Powers, Don Ameche, Norman Fell The Boatniks is a 1970 American comedy film starring Robert Morse, Stefanie Powers, Don Ameche and Phil Silvers. It was made by Walt Disney Productions, released by Buena Vista Distribution and ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Raymond Burr Sleep, My Love is a 1948 feature film directed by Douglas Sirk, and starring Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings and Don Ameche.

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Don Ameche, Gloria Stuart, John Carradine The Three Musketeers is a 1939 film directed by Allan Dwan.

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Tom Selleck, Don Ameche, Christine Ebersole Folks! is a 1992 dark comedy film, directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Tom Selleck. Its tagline is: "Jon Aldrich is about to come face to face with the most terrifying force known to ...more

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Henry Fonda, Don Ameche, Alice Faye Lillian Russell is a 1940 biographical film of the life of the singer and actress. The screenplay was by William Anthony McGuire. The film was directed by Irving Cummings and produced by Darryl ...more

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Jack Benny, Don Ameche, John Carradine It's in the Bag! is a 1945 comedy film featuring Fred Allen in his only starring film role. The film was released by United Artists at a time when Allen was at the peak of his fame as one of the ...more

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Don Ameche, Al Jolson, Andrea Leeds Swanee River is a 1939 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing when the ...more

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Natalie Wood, Don Ameche, Harry Morgan Happy Land is a film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Don Ameche.

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Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Joan Cusack Corrina, Corrina is a 1994 American feature film set in 1959 about a widower who hires a housekeeper/nanny to care for his daughter. It was written and directed by Jessie Nelson, in her feature ...more

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Cyd Charisse, Don Ameche, Jack Oakie Something to Shout About is a 1943 Columbia Pictures musical film directed by Gregory Ratoff. The film stars Don Ameche and Janet Blair and was nominated for two Oscars.

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Four Sons Don Ameche Four Sons is a 1940 film directed by Archie Mayo.

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Confirm or Deny Don Ameche, Joan Bennett Confirm or Deny is a 1941 film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Archie Mayo & Fritz Lang, and starring by Don Ameche and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Jo Swerling, based ...more

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George C. Scott, Don Ameche, Sylvia Sidney Pals is a 1987 comedy and action film written by Andy Siegel and Michael Norell, and directed by Lou Antonio.

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Greenwich Village Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, William Bendix Greenwich Village is a 1944 film from Twentieth Century Fox directed by Walter Lang. It stars Carmen Miranda and Don Ameche.

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Ernest Borgnine, Tony Curtis, Suzanne Pleshette Suppose They Gave A War and Nobody Came is a 1970 feature film. The plot is a mixture of comic and dramatic elements and concerns the reactions of a number of World War II veterans to the ...more

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Henry Fonda, Don Ameche, Edward Everett Horton That Magnificent Dope is a comedy film released by Twentieth Century-Fox. It is also known as Lazy Galahad, Strictly Dynamite and The Magnificent Jerk.

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Don Ameche, Joan Bennett Girl Trouble is a 1942 comedy film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Harold D. Schuster, and starring Don Ameche and Joan Bennett. It is also known as Between You and Me and Man from

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Don Ameche, Alice Faye, Gypsy Rose Lee You Can't Have Everything is a 1937 Fox musical film directed by Norman Taurog and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. The movie stars Alice Faye and Don Ameche, and was the film debut for Gypsy Rose

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Picture Mommy Dead Zsa Zsa Gábor, Don Ameche, Martha Hyer Picture Mommy Dead is a 1966 horror film directed by Bert I. Gordon.

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Buster Keaton, Don Ameche, Al Jolson Hollywood Cavalcade is a 1939 film directed by Irving Cummings and Malcolm St. Clair.

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A Fever in the Blood Angie Dickinson, Carroll O'Connor, Don Ameche A Fever in the Blood is a film directed by Vincent Sherman released on January 28, 1961.

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Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Van Heflin The Feminine Touch is a comedy film written by George Oppenheimer, Edmund L. Hartmann and Ogden Nash and directed by Woody Van Dyke.