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The Best Fred MacMurray Movies  

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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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Kurt Russell, Cloris Leachman, Ed Begley
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Eli Wallach, Fred MacMurray, Polly Bergen
Kisses for My President is a 1964 comedy film directed by Curtis Bernhardt, starring Fred MacMurray and Polly Bergen. Leslie McCloud makes history when she is elected the first female President ...more
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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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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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Fred MacMurray, Dean Stockwell, Jeffrey Hunter
Gun for a Coward is a 1957 western film directed by Abner Biberman.
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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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Charlton Heston, Donna Reed, Fred MacMurray
The Far Horizons is a 1955 American western film directed by Rudolph Maté, starring Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston, Donna Reed and Barbara Hale. It is about an expedition led by Lewis ...more
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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
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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