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

If you think the best Franchot Tone role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Franchot Tone 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 Sadie McKee and Between Two Women.

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

Notable directors that worked with Franchot Tone include names like John Ford, Billy Wilder and Otto Preminger.

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Clark Gable, David Niven, James Cagney - Mutiny on the Bounty is an American 1935 drama film starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable, and directed by Frank Lloyd based on the Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall novel Mutiny on the ...more

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Gary Cooper, J. Carrol Naish, Monte Blue - The Lives of a Bengal Lancer is a 1935 American adventure-romantic-comedy film loosely adapted from the 1930 book of the same name by British-Indian author Francis Yeats-Brown. The film is a ...more

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John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda - In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Stanley Holloway, Burgess ...more

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Anne Baxter, Erich von Stroheim, Franchot Tone - Five Graves to Cairo is a 1943 World War II film by Billy Wilder, starring Franchot Tone and Anne Baxter. It is one of a number of films based on Lajos Bíró's play Színmű ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Betty White, Henry Fonda - Advise & Consent is a 1962 American motion picture based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Allen Drury, published in 1959. The movie was adapted for the screen by ...more

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Bette Davis, Margaret Lindsay, Franchot Tone - Dangerous is a 1935 American drama film directed by Alfred E. Green and starring Bette Davis in her first Oscar-winning role. The screenplay by Laird Doyle is based on his story Hard Luck Dame.

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Jean Harlow, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone - Bombshell is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic comedy-drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Forbes and Franchot Tone. The ...more

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Cary Grant, Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone - Suzy is a 1936 drama film starring Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, and Cary Grant. The film was partially written by Dorothy Parker and directed by George Fitzmaurice, based on a novel by Herman ...more

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Regis Toomey, Franchot Tone, Elisha Cook - Phantom Lady is a 1944 film noir directed by Robert Siodmak, his first Hollywood noir. It was also a first for producer Joan Harrison, Universal Pictures' first female executive, who was Alfred ...more

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Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire - Dancing Lady is a 1933 musical film starring Joan Crawford and Clark Gable, and featuring Franchot Tone, Fred Astaire, Robert Benchley and the Three Stooges. The picture was directed by Robert ...more

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Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, William Demarest - Love on the Run is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer feature film starring Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, and Clark Gable in a story about rival newspaper correspondents assigned to cover the marriage of a ...more

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Agnes Moorehead, Laraine Day, Franchot Tone - Without Honor is a 1949 film noir directed by Irving Pichel and featuring Laraine Day and Dane Clark.

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Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Charlie Ruggles - No More Ladies is a 1935 film directed by Edward H. Griffith. The film stars Joan Crawford and Robert Montgomery, and co-stars Charlie Ruggles, Franchot Tone, and Edna May Oliver. The screenplay ...more

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Joan Crawford, Edward Arnold, Gene Raymond - Sadie McKee is a 1934 American romantic drama film directed by Clarence Brown, starring Joan Crawford, and featuring Gene Raymond, Franchot Tone, Edward Arnold and Esther Ralston. The film is ...more

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Walter Huston, Franchot Tone, Dickie Moore - Gabriel Over the White House is a 1933 American Pre-Code film starring Walter Huston that has been variously described as a "bizarre political fantasy" or a "comedy drama" ...more

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Franchot Tone, Janet Blair, Janis Carter - I Love Trouble is a film noir written by Roy Huggins from his first novel The Double Take, directed by S. Sylvan Simon, and starring Franchot Tone as Stuart Bailey. The character of Stuart ...more

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Robert Taylor, Robert Young, Margaret Sullavan - Three Comrades 1938 is a drama film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz for MGM. The screenplay is by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edward E. Paramore Jr., and was adapted ...more

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Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Franchot Tone - Quality Street is a 1937 period romance film made by RKO Radio Pictures. It was directed by George Stevens and produced by Pandro S. Berman. Set in 19th-century England, the film stars Katharine ...more

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James Stewart, Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor - The Gorgeous Hussy is a 1936 period film directed by Clarence Brown, and starring Joan Crawford and Robert Taylor. The screenplay was written by Stephen Morehouse Avery and Ainsworth Morgan, ...more

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Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young - Today We Live is a 1933 American romance drama film produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starring Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young and Franchot Tone. Based on the story Turnabout by ...more

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Joan Crawford, Robert Young, Franchot Tone - The Bride Wore Red is a 1937 film, directed by Dorothy Arzner, and starring Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Robert Young and Billie Burke. It was based on the unproduced play The Bride from ...more

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Leslie Nielsen, Senta Berger, John Forsythe - See How They Run is a 1964 chase film broadcast on NBC. It is generally regarded as the first movie made for television.

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Merle Oberon, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter - Dark Waters is a 1944 Gothic film noir based on the novel of the same name by Francis and Marian Cockrell. It was directed by André De Toth and starred Merle Oberon, Franchot Tone and

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Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, William Boyd - The Wiser Sex is a 1932 crime drama film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Berthold Viertel and Victor Viertel, and starring Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, Lilyan Tashman, William ...more

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Franchot Tone, George Voscovec, Peggy McCay - Uncle Vanya is a 1957 American film adaptation of the play Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. Filmed concurrently with an Off Broadway production, it was both co-produced and co-directed by actor ...more