The Best Dorothy McGuire Movies

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

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Dorothy McGuire was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Lillian Gish and Geraldine Page in terms of fame and success.

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  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
    Dorothy McGuire, Peggy Ann Garner, James Dunn
    20 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Elia Kazan
    This adaptation of the classic novel tells the story of young Francie Nolan (Peggy Ann Garner) who yearns for life beyond her Brooklyn apartment building. While her daily routine is difficult, she ...more
  • Swiss Family Robinson
    John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur
    17 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Ken Annakin
    In this family film, the Robinson clan -- mother (Dorothy McGuire), father (John Mills) and their three sons, Fritz, Ernst and Francis -- flee the reign of Napoleon to start afresh in New Guinea. ...more

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  • Friendly Persuasion
    Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins
    19 votes
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: William Wyler
    The patriarch of a peace-loving Quaker family, Jess Birdwell (Gary Cooper), begins to question his pacifist values when the Civil War moves toward his close-knit Indiana community. Meanwhile, Jess's ...more

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  • The Enchanted Cottage
    Robert Young, Dorothy McGuire, Herbert Marshall
    15 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: John Cromwell
    Disfigured from wounds suffered in war, pilot Oliver Bradford (Robert Young) runs away in shame from his beautiful fiancée (Hillary Brooke) and his mother (Spring Byington). Renting a cottage from ...more
  • Gentleman's Agreement
    Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield
    18 votes
    • Released: 1947
    • Directed by: Elia Kazan
    When journalist Phil Green (Gregory Peck) moves to New York City, he takes on a high-profile magazine assignment about anti-Semitism. In order to truly view things from an empathetic perspective, he ...more

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  • The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

    The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

    Angela Lansbury, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Preston
    14 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Delbert Mann
    The Dark at the Top of the Stairs is a 1960 film directed by Delbert Mann.