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

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

Examples include A Damsel in Distress and Broadway Melody of 1940.

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

Fred Astaire was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Gene Kelly and David Bowie in terms of fame and success.

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Top Hat Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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Swing Time Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Betty Furness

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Shall We Dance Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Edward Everett Horton

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The Gay Divorcee Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Betty Grable

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Holiday Inn Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin

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Easter Parade Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire

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Follow the Fleet Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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Roberta Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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The Band Wagon Fred Astaire, Julie Newmar, Cyd Charisse

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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan

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Carefree Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Hattie McDaniel

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The Barkleys of Broadway Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Billie Burke

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Funny Face Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Suzy Parker

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Broadway Melody of 1940 Fred Astaire, Frank Morgan, George Murphy

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Flying Down to Rio Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Dolores del Río

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Royal Wedding Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Jane Powell

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You Were Never Lovelier Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, Adolphe Menjou

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Daddy Long Legs Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Thelma Ritter

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Silk Stockings Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Peter Lorre

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You'll Never Get Rich Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, Robert Benchley

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Three Little Words Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Red Skelton

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On the Beach Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire

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That's Entertainment! Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney

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Ziegfeld Follies Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

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The Sky's the Limit Fred Astaire, Joan Leslie, Robert Ryan

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The Belle of New York Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Vera-Ellen

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The Towering Inferno O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

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A Damsel in Distress Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns

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Dancing Lady Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire

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Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town Mickey Rooney, Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn

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Blue Skies Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Joan Caulfield

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Ghost Story Fred Astaire, Douglas Fairbanks^! Jr., Patricia Neal

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The Pleasure of His Company Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Tab Hunter

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Hooray for Hollywood John Wayne, Mickey Rooney, Fred Astaire

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Yolanda and the Thief Fred Astaire, Frank Morgan, Mildred Natwick

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Second Chorus Fred Astaire, Burgess Meredith, Paulette Goddard

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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Charlie Chaplin, Shirley Temple, Bing Crosby

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The Light at the Edge of the World Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar

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The Legendary Bing Crosby

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Finian's Rainbow Fred Astaire, Petula Clark, Keenan Wynn

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The Easter Bunny is Comin' to Town Fred Astaire, Skip Hinnant

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The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan

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Let's Dance Fred Astaire, Betty Hutton, Barton MacLane

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The Notorious Landlady Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire

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Imagine Yoko Ono, Fred Astaire, Vanessa L. Williams

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A Purple Taxi Fred Astaire, Charlotte Rampling, Peter Ustinov