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The Best Eleanor Parker Movies

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

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

Examples of films on this list include Home from the Hill and She's Dressed to Kill.

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  • 1

    Escape from Fort Bravo

    William Holden, Eleanor Parker
    49
    7

    Released1953

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    Escape from Fort Bravo is a 1953 Anscocolor western film set during the American Civil War. It stars William Holden, Eleanor Parker, and John Forsythe....  more
  • 2

    The King and Four Queens

    Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker
    32
    6

    Released1956

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    The King and Four Queens is a 1956 American Western adventure comedy/mystery film starring Clark Gable and Eleanor Parker. Directed by Raoul Walsh, the film is based on a story written by Margaret...  more
  • 3

    Above and Beyond

    Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor
    26
    8

    Released1952

    Directed byNorman Panama, Melvin Frank

    Above and Beyond is a 1952 American war film about Lt. Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., the pilot of the aircraft that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945. It stars Robert Taylor as Tibbets...  more
  • 4

    The Naked Jungle

    Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker
    24
    6

    Released1954

    Directed byByron Haskin

    The Naked Jungle is a 1954 film directed by Byron Haskin, and starring Charlton Heston and Eleanor Parker. Telling the story of an attack of army ants on a Brazilian cocoa plantation, it was based on...  more
  • 5

    Valentino

    Eleanor Parker, Otto Kruger
    22
    4

    Released1951

    Directed byLewis Allen

    Valentino is a 1951 drama film directed by Lewis Allen....  more
  • 6

    Caged

    Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead
    23
    7

    Released1950

    Directed byJohn Cromwell

    Caged is a 1950 film noir directed by John Cromwell and starring Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby and Hope Emerson. It was nominated for three Academy Awards. The movie tells the story of...  more

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  • 7

    Scaramouche

    Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker
    22
    6

    Released1952

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    Scaramouche is a 1952 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Technicolor romantic adventure film based on the 1921 novel Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini as well as the 1923 film version starring Ramón Novarro. The film...  more
  • 8

    The Sound of Music

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer
    22
    11

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Wise

    The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. The film is an adaptation of the 1959 Broadway...  more

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  • 9

    Detective Story

    Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker
    22
    14

    Released1951

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    Detective Story is a 1951 film noir which tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. It features Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William...  more
  • 10

    Many Rivers to Cross

    Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor
    13
    4

    Released1955

    Directed byRoy Rowland

    Many Rivers to Cross is a 1955 American film starring Robert Taylor....  more
  • 11

    The Very Thought of You

    Joseph Fiennes, Eleanor Parker
    11
    3

    Released1944

    Directed byDelmer Daves

    The Very Thought of You is a 1944 romantic drama film starring Dennis Morgan and Eleanor Parker. In World War II, an American soldier on a short leave falls in love with and marries a woman....  more
  • 12

    A Hole in the Head

    Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson
    15
    8

    Released1959

    Directed byFrank Capra

    A Hole in the Head is a comedy film directed by Frank Capra, featuring Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Keenan Wynn, Carolyn Jones, Thelma Ritter, Dub Taylor, Ruby Dandridge, Eddie...  more
  • 13

    The Oscar

    Tony Bennett, Milton Berle
    10
    3

    Released1966

    Directed byRussell Rouse

    The Oscar is a 1966 American drama film written by Harlan Ellison, Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse and Richard Sale, directed by Rouse and starring Stephen Boyd, singer Tony Bennett, comedian Milton...  more
  • 14

    Home from the Hill

    Robert Mitchum, George Peppard
    9
    4

    Released1960

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

    Home from the Hill is a 1960 Metrocolor film in CinemaScope directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton, Everett Sloane, and Luana...  more
  • 15

    Of Human Bondage

    Eleanor Parker, Paul Henreid
    12
    8

    Released1946

    Directed byEdmund Goulding

    Of Human Bondage is a 1946 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding. The second screen adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's 1915 novel, the Warner Bros. release was written by Catherine Turney....  more
  • 16

    The Man with the Golden Arm

    Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak
    17
    16

    Released1955

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    The Man with the Golden Arm is a 1955 American drama film, based on the novel of the same name by Nelson Algren, which tells the story of a heroin addict who gets clean while in prison, but struggles...  more
  • 17

    Warning Shot

    Joan Collins, Stefanie Powers
    8
    4

    Released1967

    Directed byBuzz Kulik

    Warning Shot is a 1967 film about a police sergeant who kills a man while on a stakeout, then must prove that it was self-defense. It is based on the novel 711 - Officer Needs Help by Whit...  more
  • 18

    The Woman in White

    Gig Young, Eleanor Parker
    9
    6

    Released1948

    Directed byPeter Godfrey

    The Woman in White is a 1948 drama film directed by Peter Godfrey and featuring Alexis Smith, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, and Gig Young. The screenplay is based on Wilkie Collins' novel of...  more
  • 19

    Panic Button

    Jayne Mansfield, Eleanor Parker
    6
    1

    Released1962

    Directed byGiuliano Carnimeo, George Sherman

    Panic Button is 1964 low-budget Italian-produced comedy film starring, Maurice Chevalier, Eleanor Parker, Jayne Mansfield, and Mike Connors. Filmed in the summer of 1962, in Italy, and released...  more
  • 20

    She's Dressed to Kill

    Eleanor Parker, Connie Sellecca
    2
    2

    Released1979

    Directed byGus Trikonis

    She's Dressed to Kill is a 1979 TV film directed by Gus Trikonis....  more
  • 21

    How to Steal the World

    Robert Vaughn, David McCallum
    6
    2

    Released1969

    Directed bySutton Roley

    How To Steal the World is a 1968 adventure/action film based on the series The Man from U.N.C.L.E., with Robert Vaughn and David McCallum reprising their roles as secret agents Napoleon Solo and...  more
  • 22

    Three Secrets

    Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal
    8
    6

    Released1950

    Directed byRobert Wise

    Three Secrets is a 1950 film directed by Robert Wise....  more
  • 23

    Home for the Holidays

    Sally Field, Eleanor Parker
    2
    2

    Released1972

    Directed byJohn Llewellyn Moxey

    Home for the Holidays is a 1972 American television slasher film from ABC, directed by John Llewellyn Moxey and produced by Aaron Spelling, and starring Sally Field, Eleanor Parker, Julie Harris,...  more
  • 24

    An American Dream

    Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker
    5
    2

    Released1966

    Directed byRobert Gist

    An American Dream is a film directed by Robert Gist released on Oct 28, 1966....  more
  • 25

    Interrupted Melody

    Roger Moore, Glenn Ford
    19
    22

    Released1955

    Directed byCurtis Bernhardt

    Interrupted Melody is a 1955 biographical musical film in CinemaScope and Technicolor, which tells the story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence's struggle with polio. The film was released...  more