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The Best Gail Russell Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 113 votes 32 voters 4k views 14 items

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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.

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John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey

Released: 1947

Directed by: James Edward Grant

Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward Grant and starring John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey and Bruce Cabot. The film is about an injured ...more

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Ray Milland, Gail Russell, Donald Crisp

Released: 1944

Directed by: Lewis Allen

The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural mystery/romance directed by Lewis Allen in his feature film debut. It is based on the Dorothy Macardle novel Uneasy Freehold. The film stars Ray ...more

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Lee Marvin, Gail Russell, Randolph Scott

Released: 1956

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Seven Men from Now is a 1956 Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, and Lee Marvin. The film was written by Burt Kennedy and produced by John Wayne's ...more

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John Wayne, Gig Young, Gail Russell

Released: 1948

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Wake of the Red Witch is a 1948 drama film from Republic Pictures starring John Wayne and Gail Russell, produced by Edmund Grainger, and based upon the 1946 novel with the same name by Garland ...more

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Gail Russell, Ruth Warrick, John Hoyt

Released: 1949

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

The Great Dan Patch is a 1949 American film directed by Joseph M. Newman about the trotting horse Dan Patch. The film is also known as Ride a Reckless Mile, and Dan Patch.
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Ethel Barrymore, Harry Morgan, Lloyd Bridges

Released: 1948

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Moonrise is an American black-and-white 1948 film noir directed by Frank Borzage and starring Dane Clark, Gail Russell and Ethel Barrymore.
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Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, Virginia Bruce

Released: 1948

Directed by: John Farrow

Night Has a Thousand Eyes is a 1948 film noir, starring Edward G. Robinson and directed by John Farrow. The screenplay was written by Barré Lyndon and Jonathan Latimer. The film is based ...more
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Tab Hunter, Gail Russell, Macdonald Carey

Released: 1950

Directed by: Joseph Losey

The Lawless is a 1950 American film noir directed by Joseph Losey and features Macdonald Carey, Gail Russell and Johnny Sands. A newspaper editor in California becomes concerned about the plight ...more
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John Wayne: King of the West John Wayne, Gail Russell, Patrick Wayne

Released: 1936

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Gail Russell, Joel McCrea, Herbert Marshall

Released: 1945

Directed by: Lewis Allen

The Unseen is a 1945 drama film directed by Lewis Allen.
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Rock Hudson, Gail Russell, Richard Long

Released: 1951

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Air Cadet is a 1951 film directed by Joseph Pevney.
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Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Gail Russell

Released: 1944

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Lady in the Dark is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Ginger Rogers. It was nominated for three Academy Awards; for Best Cinematography, Best ...more
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Alan Ladd, Gail Russell, William Bendix

Released: 1947

Directed by: John Farrow

Calcutta is a 1947 film directed by John Farrow.
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El Paso Gail Russell, Sterling Hayden, George "Gabby" Hayes

Released: 1949

Directed by: Lewis R. Foster

El Paso is a 1949 American Western film directed by Lewis R. Foster.