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The Best Gail Russell Movies

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including The Unseen and El Paso.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Gail Russell movies?" and "What are the greatest Gail Russell roles of all time?"
  • 1

    Seven Men from Now

    Lee Marvin, Gail Russell
    Seven Men from Now is a 1956 Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph...  more
  • 2

    The Great Dan Patch

    Gail Russell, Ruth Warrick
    The Great Dan Patch is a 1949 American film directed by Joseph M. Newman about the trotting...  more
  • 3


    Ethel Barrymore, Harry Morgan
    Moonrise is an American black-and-white 1948 film noir directed by Frank Borzage and starring...  more
  • 4

    Angel and the Badman

    John Wayne, Gail Russell
    Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward...  more

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    #76 of 401 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#6 of 142 The Best Western Movies on Amazon Prime

  • 5

    The Uninvited

    Ray Milland, Gail Russell
    The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural mystery/romance directed by Lewis Allen in his...  more

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    #147 of 165 The Best and Scariest Psychological Thrillers of All Time#1 of 15 15 Critically Acclaimed Horror Movies That Never Got The Attention They Deserved

  • 6

    Wake of the Red Witch

    John Wayne, Gig Young
    Wake of the Red Witch is a 1948 drama film from Republic Pictures starring John Wayne and Gail...  more
  • 7

    John Wayne: King of the West

    John Wayne, Gail Russell
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    El Paso

    Gail Russell, Sterling Hayden
    El Paso is a 1949 American Western film directed by Lewis R. Foster....  more
  • 9

    Air Cadet

    Rock Hudson, Gail Russell
    Air Cadet is a 1951 film directed by Joseph Pevney....  more
  • 10

    The Unseen

    Gail Russell, Joel McCrea
    The Unseen is a 1945 drama film directed by Lewis Allen....  more
  • 11

    Night Has a Thousand Eyes

    Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell
    Night Has a Thousand Eyes is a 1948 film noir, starring Edward G. Robinson and directed by...  more
  • 12

    Lady in the Dark

    Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland
    Lady in the Dark is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film directed by Mitchell Leisen and...  more
  • 13

    The Lawless

    Tab Hunter, Gail Russell
    The Lawless is a 1950 American film noir directed by Joseph Losey and features Macdonald...  more
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    Alan Ladd, Gail Russell
    Calcutta is a 1947 film directed by John Farrow....  more