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The Best Dorothy Malone Movies

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

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

This list contains films like Flaxy Martin and Private Hell 36.

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  • 1

    The Big Sleep

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart
    28
    5

    Released1946

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    The Big Sleep is a 1946 film noir directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel of the same name. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart as detective Philip Marlowe and...  more
  • 2

    Warlock

    Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn
    22
    6

    Released1959

    Directed byEdward Dmytryk

    Warlock is a 1959 film, released by Twentieth Century Fox and shot in DeLuxe Color and CinemaScope. It is a Western adapted from the novel by Oakley Hall. Directed by Edward Dmytryk, it stars Richard...  more

    #166 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#35 of 63 The Best Western Movies of the 1950s

  • 3

    Young at Heart

    Frank Sinatra, Doris Day
    18
    4

    Released1954

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Young at Heart is a 1954 musical film starring Doris Day and Frank Sinatra, directed by Gordon Douglas, and featuring a supporting cast including Gig Young, Ethel Barrymore, Alan Hale, Jr. and...  more
  • 4

    Night and Day

    Cary Grant, Jane Wyman
    19
    6

    Released1946

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Night and Day is a 1946 Technicolor Warner Bros. biographical musical film starring Cary Grant as American composer and songwriter Cole Porter. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced...  more
  • 5

    Written on the Wind

    Lauren Bacall, Rock Hudson
    18
    5

    Released1956

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    Written on the Wind is a 1956 American drama film directed by Douglas Sirk and starring Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. The screenplay by George Zuckerman was based on...  more
  • 6

    Battle Cry

    Anne Francis, Fess Parker
    15
    3

    Released1955

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    Battle Cry is a 1955 CinemaScope film, starring Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Anne Francis, Dorothy Malone, Raymond Massey, and Mona Freeman. The movie is based on the novel by...  more
  • 7

    Colorado Territory

    Dorothy Malone, Virginia Mayo
    23
    13

    Released1949

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    Colorado Territory is a 1949 American Western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, and Dorothy Malone. Written by Edmund H. North and John Twist, and based on the...  more
  • 8

    Man of a Thousand Faces

    James Cagney, Jim Backus
    17
    6

    Released1957

    Directed byJoseph Pevney

    Man of a Thousand Faces is a film detailing the life of silent movie actor Lon Chaney, in which the title role is played by James Cagney. Directed by Joseph Pevney, the film's cast included Dorothy...  more
  • 9

    Too Much, Too Soon

    Errol Flynn, Dorothy Malone
    13
    4

    Released1958

    Directed byArt Napoleon

    Too Much, Too Soon is a 1958 biographical film made by Warner Bros.. It was directed by Art Napoleon and produced by Henry Blanke from a screenplay by Art Napoleon and Jo Napoleon, based on the...  more
  • 10

    The Last Voyage

    George Sanders, Robert Stack
    14
    7

    Released1960

    Directed byAndrew L. Stone

    The Last Voyage is a 1960 American disaster film written and directed by Andrew L. Stone. It stars Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. The screenplay centers on the sinking of an aged ocean liner in the...  more

    #267 of 320 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time#13 of 18 The Best '60s Disaster Movies

  • 11

    The Tarnished Angels

    Rock Hudson, Troy Donahue
    12
    6

    Released1958

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    The Tarnished Angels is a 1957 American drama film directed by Douglas Sirk. The screenplay by George Zuckerman is based on the 1935 novel Pylon by William Faulkner....  more
  • 12

    The Killer That Stalked New York

    Dorothy Malone, Evelyn Keyes
    10
    4

    Released1950

    Directed byEarl McEvoy

    The Killer That Stalked New York is a 1950 film noir starring Evelyn Keyes. The film, shot on location and in a semi-documentary style, is about diamond smugglers who unknowingly start a smallpox...  more
  • 13

    Flaxy Martin

    Dorothy Malone, Virginia Mayo
    10
    4

    Released1949

    Directed byRichard L. Bare

    Flaxy Martin is a 1949 film noir directed by Richard L. Bare. The crime thriller features Virginia Mayo, Zachary Scott, Dorothy Malone, among others. The picture was based on a story written by David...  more
  • 14

    Artists and Models

    Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine
    9
    4

    Released1955

    Directed byFrank Tashlin

    Artists and Models is a 1955 Paramount musical comedy in VistaVision and marked Martin and Lewis's fourteenth feature together as a team. The film co-stars Shirley MacLaine and Dorothy Malone, also...  more
  • 15

    The Last Sunset

    Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson
    9
    4

    Released1961

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

    The Last Sunset is a 1961 western movie starring Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, and Dorothy Malone, and was directed by Robert Aldrich. The film was released by Universal Studios, shot in Eastman color....  more
  • 16

    Peyton Place: The Next Generation

    Bruce Greenwood, Barbara Parkins
    9
    0

    Released1985

    Directed byLarry Elikann

    Peyton Place: The Next Generation is a 1985 television film directed by Larry Elikann. The film is based on the TV series Peyton Place, which aired from 1964 to 1969, and the plot is set twenty years...  more
  • 17

    Pushover

    Kim Novak, Fred MacMurray
    6
    0

    Released1954

    Directed byRichard Quine

    Pushover is a 1954 black-and-white film noir. Directed by Richard Quine, the film features Fred MacMurray, Philip Carey, and Kim Novak in her breakthrough role. It was adapted from two novels, The...  more
  • 18

    Private Hell 36

    Ida Lupino, Dorothy Malone
    10
    6

    Released1954

    Directed byDon Siegel

    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 efforts...  more
  • 19

    Murder in Peyton Place

    Stella Stevens, Catherine Bach
    6
    2

    Released1977

    Directed byBruce Kessler

    Murder in Peyton Place is a 1977 television film directed by Bruce Kessler. The film is based on the TV series Peyton Place, which aired from 1964 to 1969, and it was billed as a reunion movie. It...  more
  • 20

    Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff

    Robert Vaughn, Doris Roberts
    4
    2

    Released1979

    Directed byMarvin J. Chomsky

    Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff is a 1979 American drama film directed by Marvin J. Chomsky. The screenplay by Polly Platt is based on the 1970 novel of the same title by William Inge. Inge wrote two novels,...  more
  • 21

    Tall Man Riding

    Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone
    5
    4

    Released1955

    Directed byLesley Selander

    Tall Man Riding is a 1955 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander and starring Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, and Peggie Castle. Based on the novel Tall Man Riding by Norman A. Fox, the...  more
  • 22

    Tension at Table Rock

    Angie Dickinson, DeForest Kelley
    8
    4

    Released1956

    Directed byCharles Marquis Warren

    Tension at Table Rock is a 1956 western drama film directed by Charles Marquis Warren....  more
  • 23

    Loophole

    Dorothy Malone, Barry Sullivan
    9
    5

    Released1954

    Directed byHarold D. Schuster

    Loophole is a 1954 black-and-white B-movie film noir crime drama starring Barry Sullivan and Dorothy Malone. The film was directed by former editor Harold D. Schuster. Mary Beth Hughes plays the...  more
  • 24

    Five Guns West

    Mike Connors, Dorothy Malone
    0
    4

    Released1955

    Directed byRoger Corman

    Five Guns West is a 1955 Western film set during the American Civil War directed by Roger Corman. It was Corman's first film as director although he had already made two as producer. It was the...  more
  • 25

    The Being

    Martin Landau, José Ferrer
    0
    4

    Released1983

    Directed byJackie Kong

    The Being is a horror science fiction film directed by Jackie Kong....  more