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

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

This list has everything from Double Indemnity to Swing High, Swing Low.

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The Apartment Shirley MacLaine, Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray The Apartment is a 1960 American comedy-drama film produced and directed by Billy Wilder, which stars Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray. It was Wilder's next movie after Some ...more

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Remember the Night Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Sterling Holloway Remember the Night is a 1940 American romantic comedy/drama Christmas film directed by Mitchell Leisen, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray. The film was written by Preston ...more

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The Caine Mutiny Humphrey Bogart, Lee Marvin, José Ferrer The Caine Mutiny is a 1954 American drama film set during World War II, directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Stanley Kramer. It stars Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson and ...more

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The Absent-Minded Professor Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees The Absent-Minded Professor is a 1961 American film distributed by Walt Disney Productions based on the short story "A Situation of Gravity" by Samuel W. Taylor. The title character ...more

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Follow Me, Boys! Kurt Russell, Lillian Gish, Vera Miles Follow Me, Boys! is a 1966 family film produced by Walt Disney Productions, based on the book God and My Country by MacKinlay Kantor. It was the last production released by Disney before Walt ...more

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The Shaggy Dog [1959] Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson The Shaggy Dog is a black-and-white 1959 Walt Disney film about Wilby Daniels, a teenage boy who by the power of an enchanted ring of the Borgias is transformed into the title character, a ...more

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Double Indemnity is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fred MacMurray Movies
Double Indemnity Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray Double Indemnity is a 1944 American film noir, directed by Billy Wilder, co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler, and produced by Buddy DeSylva and Joseph Sistrom. The screenplay was based on ...more

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The Egg and I Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Richard Long The Egg and I is a 1947 American romantic comedy film directed by Chester Erskine, who co-wrote the screenplay with Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the book of the same name by Betty MacDonald and ...more

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The Miracle of the Bells Frank Sinatra, Fred MacMurray, Lee J. Cobb The Miracle of the Bells is a 1948 film produced by RKO. It stars Fred MacMurray, Alida Valli, Frank Sinatra, and Lee J. Cobb. Directed by Irving Pichel, with a script by Quentin Reynolds and ...more

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Murder, He Says Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main, Helen Walker Murder, He Says is a 1945 film directed by George Marshall.

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Son of Flubber Fred MacMurray, Paul Lynde, Keenan Wynn This 1963 theatrical sequel to ""The Absent-Minded Professor"" finds Professor Ned Brainard inventing ""flubber gas,"" a gaseous form of his original

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The Happiest Millionaire Greer Garson, Lesley Ann Warren, Fred MacMurray The Happiest Millionaire is a 1967 musical film starring Fred MacMurray and based upon the true story of Philadelphia Main Line millionaire Anthony J. Drexel Biddle. The film received an Academy ...more

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Above Suspicion Joan Crawford, Basil Rathbone, Fred MacMurray Above Suspicion is an American spy film distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer starring Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray, and directed by Richard Thorpe. The screenplay was adapted from the novel ...more

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The Princess Comes Across Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray The Princess Comes Across is a 1936 mystery/comedy film directed by William K. Howard and starring Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray, the second of the four times they were paired together. ...more

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Too Many Husbands Jean Arthur, Fred MacMurray, Melvyn Douglas Too Many Husbands is a 1940 romantic comedy film about a woman who loses her husband in a boating accident and remarries, only to have her first spouse reappear—yet another variation on the 1864 ...more

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Flight for Freedom Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray, Herbert Marshall Flight for Freedom is a 1943 American drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray and Herbert Marshall. Film historians and Earhart scholars consider ...more

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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid is a 1982 comedy-mystery film directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin and Rachel Ward, the film is both a parody of, and an homage to, film noir and the pulp ...more

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Alice Adams Katharine Hepburn, Hattie McDaniel, Fred MacMurray Alice Adams is a 1935 romantic film made by RKO. It was directed by George Stevens and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay was by Dorothy Yost, Mortimer Offner, and Jane Murfin. The ...more

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No Time for Love Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray No Time for Love is a 1943 American romantic comedy film produced and directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray. Written by Claude Binyon, Robert Lees, and ...more

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True Confession Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, John Barrymore True Confession is a 1937 screwball comedy film starring Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, and John Barrymore. It was directed by Wesley Ruggles and based on the play Mon Crime, written by Georges ...more

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Honeymoon in Bali Fred MacMurray, Madeleine Carroll, Akim Tamiroff Honeymoon in Bali is a 1939 American romantic comedy film. It is also known by the alternative title Husbands or Lovers and My Love For Yours. Virginia Van Upp's screenplay was based on the ...more

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Henry Fonda, Fred MacMurray, Sylvia Sidney The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1936 American romance film based on the novel of the same name. It was directed by Henry Hathaway. It was the second full-length feature film to be shot in ...more

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Family Honeymoon Claudette Colbert, Hattie McDaniel, Fred MacMurray Family Honeymoon is a 1949 domestic comedy film made by Universal International, directed by Claude Binyon, and written by Dane Lussier, based on novel by Homer Croy. It was shot in Grand Canyon ...more

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The Forest Rangers Susan Hayward, Paulette Goddard, Fred MacMurray The Forest Rangers ia a 1942 adventure film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by George Marshall, written by Harold Shumate based on story by Thelma Strabel, and starring Fred MacMurray, ...more

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The Rains of Ranchipur Richard Burton, Lana Turner, Fred MacMurray The Rains of Ranchipur is a 1955 film drama made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Frank Ross from a screenplay by Merle Miller, based on the novel The Rains ...more

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Callaway Went Thataway Fred MacMurray, Esther Williams, Dorothy McGuire Callaway Went Thataway is a 1951 American comedy film starring Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire, and Howard Keel. It was written, directed, and produced by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama. Also ...more

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There's Always Tomorrow Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett There's Always Tomorrow is an American romantic melodrama which premiered in New York City on January 20, 1956. Produced by Universal-International, it is directed by Douglas Sirk with stars ...more

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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The Gilded Lily Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Fred MacMurray The Gilded Lily is a 1935 American romantic comedy film directed by Wesley Ruggles and starring Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, and C. Aubrey Smith. Written by Claude Binyon, the ...more

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Bon Voyage! Jane Wyman, Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk Bon Voyage! is a 1962 Walt Disney film directed by James Neilson and released by Buena Vista Distribution Company. Following their practice of the time, it was also issued as a comic book and an ...more

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Face of a Fugitive James Coburn, Fred MacMurray, Paul E. Burns Face of a Fugitive is a 1959 Western film directed by Paul Wendkos. It stars Fred MacMurray and Lin McCarthy and was based on the short story "Long Gone" by Peter Dawson, the nom de ...more

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Practically Yours Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Jane Frazee Practically Yours is a 1944 comedic film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Mitchell Leisen, written by Norman Krasna, and starring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray.

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Good Day for a Hanging Robert Vaughn, Fred MacMurray, Denver Pyle Good Day for a Hanging is a western concerning how a town views the upcoming hanging of a young man accused of murdering the Marshal during a robbery. Directed by Nathan H. Juran, it stars Fred ...more

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Father was a Fullback Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Fred MacMurray Father was a Fullback is a 1949 black-and-white Twentieth Century Fox film based on a comedy by Clifford Goldsmith. The film is about a college American football coach and his woes. The film ...more

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Never a Dull Moment Natalie Wood, Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray Never a Dull Moment is a 1950 RKO comedy film starring Irene Dunne and Fred MacMurray. The film is based on the 1943 book Who Could Ask For Anything More? by Kay Swift.

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Swing High, Swing Low Carole Lombard, Anthony Quinn, Fred MacMurray Swing High, Swing Low is a 1937 American romantic drama starring Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray. This is the second film adaptation, after The Dance of Life and before When My Baby Smiles at ...more

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The Bride Comes Home Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young The Bride Comes Home is a 1935 comedy film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Wesley Ruggles, and written by Claude Binyon and Elisabeth Sanxay Holding.

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Charley and the Angel Kurt Russell, Cloris Leachman, Ed Begley^! Jr. Charley and the Angel is a 1973 Disney family/comedy film set in an unidentified small city in the 1930s Depression-era Midwestern United States and starring Fred MacMurray in one of his final ...more

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The Lady is Willing Marlene Dietrich, Fred MacMurray The Lady is Willing is a 1942 Columbia Pictures screwball comedy film starring Marlene Dietrich and Fred MacMurray, directed by Mitchell Leisen.

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Woman's World Lauren Bacall, Fred MacMurray, June Allyson Woman's World, also known as A Woman's World, is a 1954 Technicolor drama film about corporate America. Three men compete for the top job at a large company.

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The Texas Rangers Fred MacMurray, Jean Parker, Jack Oakie The Texas Rangers is a 1936 action Western film directed by King Vidor and starring Fred MacMurray and Jack Oakie. The picture was nominated for Best Sound at the 1936 Oscars. The movie involves ...more

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Borderline Raymond Burr, Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor Borderline is a 1950 American romantic crime film directed by William A. Seiter, starring Fred MacMurray and Claire Trevor, whose husband, Milton H. Bren, co-produced the film. The supporting ...more

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My Favorite Blonde Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Veronica Lake My Favorite Blonde is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll. Based on a story by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, the film is about a ...more

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Hands Across the Table Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray Hands Across the Table is a 1935 American romantic screwball comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Carole Lombard as a manicurist looking for a ...more

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Maid of Salem Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray Maid of Salem is a 1937 film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Frank Lloyd, and starring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray.

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The Swarm Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland The Swarm is a 1978 science fiction monster horror film about a killer bee invasion of Texas. It was adapted from a novel of the same name by Arthur Herzog. The director was Irwin Allen, and the ...more

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Dive Bomber Errol Flynn, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy Dive Bomber is a 1941 American aviation film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn and Fred MacMurray. The film is notable for both its Technicolor photography of pre-World War II ...more

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Sing You Sinners Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Donald O'Connor Sing You Sinners is a 1938 American musical comedy film directed by Wesley Ruggles and starring Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Ellen Drew, and Donald O'Connor. Written by Claude Binyon, the film ...more

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Gun for a Coward Fred MacMurray, Dean Stockwell, Jeffrey Hunter Gun for a Coward is a 1957 western film directed by Abner Biberman.

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Pushover Kim Novak, Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone 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, ...more

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A Millionaire for Christy Eleanor Parker, Fred MacMurray A Millionaire for Christy is a 1951 comedy film directed by George Marshall, and starring Fred MacMurray and Eleanor Parker. A screwball comedy, where Christy Sloane is a legal secretary from ...more