Entertainment The Best Fredric March Movies  

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

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Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March
The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold Russell. The ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, Gig Young, Fredric March
The Desperate Hours is a 1955 film from Paramount Pictures starring Humphrey Bogart and Fredric March. The movie was produced and directed by William Wyler and based on a novel and play of the ...more
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Spencer Tracy, Gene Kelly, Harry Morgan
Inherit the Wind is a 1960 Hollywood film adaptation of the play of the same name, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, directed by Stanley Kramer. It stars Spencer Tracy as lawyer ...more
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Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou
A Star Is Born is a 1937 Technicolor romantic drama film produced by David O. Selznick and directed by William A. Wellman, with a script by Wellman, Robert Carson, Dorothy Parker and Alan ...more
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Fredric March, Wallace Beery, Miriam Hopkins
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1931 American Pre-Code horror film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Fredric March. The film is an adaptation of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, ...more
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Charles Laughton, Fredric March, Cedric Hardwicke
Les Misérables is a 1935 American drama film starring Fredric March and Charles Laughton based upon the famous Victor Hugo novel of the same name. The movie was adapted by W. P. Lipscomb ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster
Seven Days in May is a 1964 drama-romance film written by Fletcher Knebel, Charles W. Bailey II and Rod Serling and directed by John Frankenheimer.
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Grace Kelly, Mickey Rooney, William Holden
The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a film from 1954 that was directed by Mark Robson and was based on the novel by James Michener about a U.S. Navy pilot assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended ...more
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Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden, Shelley Winters
Executive Suite is a 1954 MGM drama film depicting the internal struggle for control of a furniture manufacturing company after the unexpected death of the company's CEO. The film stars William ...more
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Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, by Sloan Wilson, is a 1955 novel about the American search for purpose in a world dominated by business. Tom and Betsy Rath share a struggle to find contentment ...more
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Carole Lombard, Hattie McDaniel, Margaret Hamilton
Nothing Sacred is a 1937 Technicolor screwball comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, produced by David O. Selznick, and starring Carole Lombard and Fredric March. with a supporting cast ...more
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Gary Cooper, Fredric March, Edward Everett Horton
Design for Living is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Fredric March, Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins. Based on the 1932 play Design for ...more
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Jeff Bridges, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan
The Iceman Cometh is a 1973 film directed by John Frankenheimer. The screenplay was written by Thomas Quinn Curtiss, based on Eugene O'Neill's 1939 play of the same name. The film was screened ...more
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Veronica Lake, Susan Hayward, Fredric March
I Married a Witch is a 1942 fantasy romantic comedy film, directed by René Clair, and starring Veronica Lake as a witch whose plan for revenge goes comically awry, with Fredric March as ...more
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Charles Laughton, Claudette Colbert, Fredric March
The Sign of the Cross is a pre-Code epic film released by Paramount Pictures, produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille from a screenplay by Waldemar Young and Sidney Buchman, and based on the ...more
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Richard Burton, Peter Cushing, Stanley Baker
Alexander the Great is a 1956 American sword-and-sandal epic film about the life of Macedonian general and king Alexander the Great, written, directed and produced by Robert Rossen with Gordon ...more
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Paul Newman, Martin Balsam, Fredric March
Hombre is a 1967 revisionist western film directed by Martin Ritt, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and starring Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Martin Balsam, ...more
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Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, John Carradine
Mary of Scotland is a 1936 RKO film starring Katharine Hepburn as the 16th century ruler, Mary, Queen of Scots. Directed by John Ford, it is an adaptation of the 1933 Maxwell Anderson play. The ...more
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Greta Garbo, Basil Rathbone, Maureen O'Sullivan
Anna Karenina is a 1935 film adaptation of the novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and directed by Clarence Brown. The film stars Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Basil Rathbone and Maureen ...more
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Fredric March, Kent Taylor, Evelyn Venable
Death Takes a Holiday is a 1934 romantic drama starring Fredric March, Evelyn Venable and Guy Standing, based on the Italian play La Morte in Vacanza by Alberto Casella.
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Charles Laughton, Norma Shearer, Fredric March
The Barretts of Wimpole Street is a 1934 American film depicting the real-life romance between poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, despite the opposition of her father Edward ...more
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Kim Novak, Lee Grant, Martin Balsam
Middle of the Night is a 1959 American drama film directed by Delbert Mann, and released by Columbia Pictures. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival. It stars Fredric March and Kim ...more
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Rita Hayworth, Joan Crawford, Fredric March
Susan and God is a 1940 comedy-drama film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer starring Joan Crawford and Fredric March and directed by George Cukor. The screenplay was written by Anita Loos and was ...more
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Merle Oberon, Fredric March, Herbert Marshall
The Dark Angel is a 1935 film which tells the story of three childhood friends, two male, one female. When the woman chooses one of the men to marry, the other, jealous, sends his rival off into ...more
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Fredric March, John Carradine, Peter Lawford
The Adventures of Mark Twain is a 1944 American biographical film starring Fredric March as Samuel Clemens and Alexis Smith as his wife, Olivia. It was produced at Warner Brothers, and directed ...more