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The Best Gene Tierney Movies

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

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

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    Leave Her to Heaven

    Gene Tierney, Vincent Price

    Released1945

    Directed byJohn M. Stahl

    Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 American Technicolor film noir starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, Ray Collins, and Chill Wills. The story was adapted...  more
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    Laura

    Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb

    Released1944

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Laura is a 1944 American film noir produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb along with Vincent Price and Judith Anderson. The screenplay by Jay...  more

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    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

    Natalie Wood, Gene Tierney

    Released1947

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a romantic fantasy film starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison. It is based on a 1945 novel written by Josephine Leslie under the pseudonym of R. A. Dick. In 1945, 20th...  more

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    Whirlpool

    Gene Tierney, José Ferrer

    Released1949

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Whirlpool is a 1949 thriller film noir directed by Otto Preminger and written by Ben Hecht and Andrew Solt, adapted from Guy Endore's novel Methinks the Lady. The film stars Gene Tierney, Richard...  more
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    The Razor's Edge

    Gene Tierney, Tyrone Power

    Released1946

    Directed byEdmund Goulding

    The Razor's Edge is the first film version of W. Somerset Maugham's 1944 novel. It was released in 1946 and stars Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, Herbert Marshall,...  more
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    Toys in the Attic

    Dean Martin, Gene Tierney

    Released1963

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

    Toys in the Attic is a 1963 American drama film starring Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux, Gene Tierney and Wendy Hiller. The film was directed by George Roy Hill and is based on a Tony...  more
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    Released1942

    Directed byJohn Cromwell

    Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake is a 1942 adventure film directed by John Cromwell, starring Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney. The film was adapted from Edison Marshall's 1941 historical novel...  more
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    The Secret of Convict Lake

    Gene Tierney, Glenn Ford

    Released1951

    Directed byMichael Gordon

    The Secret of Convict Lake is a 1951 American black-and-white western film starring Glenn Ford and Gene Tierney. It was directed by Michael Gordon and produced by Frank P. Rosenberg, with music by...  more
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    Dragonwyck

    Gene Tierney, Vincent Price

    Released1946

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    Dragonwyck is a 1946 American period drama film made by Twentieth Century-Fox. It was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Ernst Lubitsch from a screenplay by...  more
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    The Shanghai Gesture

    Gene Tierney, Walter Huston

    Released1941

    Directed byJosef von Sternberg, Charles Kerr

    The Shanghai Gesture is a 1941 American film noir directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature, and Ona Munson. It is based on a Broadway play of the same...  more
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    Never Let Me Go

    Clark Gable, Gene Tierney

    Released1953

    Directed byDelmer Daves

    Never Let Me Go is a 1953 MGM romantic adventure film starring Clark Gable and Gene Tierney. The picture was directed by Delmer Daves, produced by Clarence Brown, from a screenplay by George...  more
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    Sundown

    Gene Tierney, Dorothy Dandridge

    Released1941

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Sundown is a 1941 American war film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Bruce Cabot and Gene Tierney. The film's adventure story, set against a World War II backdrop in British East Africa, was...  more
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    Hudson's Bay

    Gene Tierney, Vincent Price

    Released1941

    Directed byIrving Pichel

    Hudson's Bay is a 1941 historical drama by 20th Century Fox starring Paul Muni, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar and Vincent Price as King Charles II. The film is about a pair of French-Canadian explorers...  more
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    Night and the City

    Gene Tierney, Richard Widmark

    Released1950

    Directed byJules Dassin

    Night and the City is a 1950 British film noir directed by Jules Dassin and starring Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney and Googie Withers. It is based on the novel of the same name by Gerald Kersh. Shot...  more

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    Rings on Her Fingers

    Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney

    Released1942

    Directed byRouben Mamoulian

    Rings on Her Fingers is a 1942 screwball comedy film starring Henry Fonda and Gene Tierney. A poor man gets mistaken for a millionaire and is swindled out of his life savings....  more
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    Black Widow

    Ginger Rogers, Gene Tierney

    Released1954

    Directed byNunnally Johnson

    Black Widow is a 1954 DeLuxe Color mystery film in CinemaScope, with elements of film noir, written, produced and directed by Nunnally Johnson and starring Van Heflin, Ginger Rogers, Gene Tierney,...  more
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    Where the Sidewalk Ends

    Gene Tierney, Karl Malden

    Released1950

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Where the Sidewalk Ends is a 1950 American film noir directed and produced by Otto Preminger. The screenplay for the film was written by Ben Hecht, and adapted by Robert E. Kent, Frank P. Rosenberg,...  more
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    Way of a Gaucho

    Gene Tierney, Rory Calhoun

    Released1952

    Directed byJacques Tourneur

    Way of a Gaucho is a 1952 American western film directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Gene Tierney, Rory Calhoun and Richard Boone. It was based on a novel by Herbert Childs. The film failed to...  more
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    Advise & Consent

    Frank Sinatra, Betty White

    Released1962

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Advise & Consent is a 1962 American motion picture based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Allen Drury, published in 1959. The movie was adapted for the screen by Wendell Mayes...  more

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    The Mating Season

    Gene Tierney, Thelma Ritter

    Released1951

    Directed byMitchell Leisen

    The Mating Season is a 1951 classic farce with elements of screwball comedy. A film made by Paramount Pictures, it was directed by Mitchell Leisen and produced by Charles Brackett from a screenplay...  more
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    The Egyptian

    Gene Tierney, Jean Simmons

    Released1954

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Egyptian is an American 1954 DeLuxe Color epic film made in CinemaScope by 20th Century Fox, directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. It is based on Mika Waltari's novel of...  more
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    Belle Starr

    Gene Tierney, Randolph Scott

    Released1941

    Directed byIrving Cummings

    Belle Starr is a 1941 American drama film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Shepperd Strudwick. Written by Lamar Trotti based on a story by...  more
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    The Iron Curtain

    Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews

    Released1948

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    The Iron Curtain is a 1948 black-and-white thriller film starring Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney, directed by William Wellman. The film was based on the memoirs of Igor Gouzenko. Principal photography...  more
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    On the Riviera

    Gene Tierney, Danny Kaye

    Released1951

    Directed byWalter Lang

    On the Riviera is a 1951 musical comedy film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Walter Lang, produced by Sol C. Siegel from a screenplay by Valentine Davies and Phoebe and Henry Ephron,...  more
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    Heaven Can Wait

    Gene Tierney, Don Ameche

    Released1943

    Directed byErnst Lubitsch

    Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 American comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was by Samson Raphaelson based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete. The music score was...  more