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The Best George Raft Movies  

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

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"This list answers the questions, "What are the best George Raft movies?" and "What are the greatest George Raft roles of all time?"

George Raft worked with many famous directors, including big names like Fritz Lang and Billy Wilder.

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Katharine Hepburn, Helen Hayes, Ethel Merman
Stage Door Canteen is a musical film produced by Sol Lesser Productions and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Frank Borzage and features many cameo appearances by celebrities. ...more
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Marlene Dietrich, Dinah Shore, W. C. Fields
Follow the Boys, also known as Three Cheers for the Boys, is a musical film made by Universal Pictures as an all-star cast morale booster to entertain the troops abroad and the civilians at ...more
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Randolph Scott, George Raft, George Brent
Christmas Eve is a 1947 United Artists comedy film directed by Edwin L. Marin. The movie is based on the story by Richard H. Landau and stars George Raft, George Brent and Randolph Scott. It was ...more
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James Cagney, George Raft, Maxie Rosenbloom
Each Dawn I Die is a 1939 gangster film featuring James Cagney and George Raft in their only movie together as leads, although Raft had made an unbilled appearance in a 1932 Cagney vehicle ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino
They Drive by Night is a 1940 black-and-white film noir starring George Raft, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino, and Humphrey Bogart, and directed by Raoul Walsh. The picture involves a pair of embattled ...more
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Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis
Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American comedy film set in 1929, directed by Billy Wilder, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. The film is about two musicians who dress in drag in ...more
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Jean Harlow, Boris Karloff, Paul Muni
Scarface is a 1932 American film starring Paul Muni, produced by Howard Hughes and Howard Hawks, directed by Hawks and Richard Rosson, and based on Armitage Trail's 1929 novel of the same name, ...more
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Veronica Lake, Ray Milland, Alan Ladd
The Glass Key is the first of two film adaptations of the classic suspense novel The Glass Key by Dashiell Hammett. The film was released in 1935 starring George Raft, featuring Edward Arnold ...more
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George Raft, Alan Mowbray, Clive Brook
Midnight Club is a 1933 crime film about a gang of London jewel thieves infiltrated by an undercover agent. The movie was directed by Alexander Hall and George Somnes. This film is not related ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, William Holden, George Raft
Invisible Stripes is a 1939 Warner Bros. crime film starring George Raft as a gangster unable to go straight after returning home from prison. The movie was directed by Lloyd Bacon and also ...more
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Carole Lombard, Ray Milland, George Raft
Bolero is a musical drama film starring George Raft and Carole Lombard, and directed by Wesley Ruggles. The movie was a rare chance for Raft to star and to play a dancer, which had been his ...more
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Lucille Ball, Fay Wray, Jackie Cooper
The Bowery is a 1933 historical film about the Lower East Side of Manhattan around the start of the 20th century directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Wallace Beery and George Raft.
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Marlene Dietrich, Edward G. Robinson, George Raft
Manpower is a 1941 film drama directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich and George Raft. The picture was written by Richard Macauley and Jerry Wald, and the ...more
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Mae West, George Raft, Constance Cummings
Night After Night is a 1932 American drama film starring George Raft, Constance Cummings, and Mae West in her first movie role. Others in the cast include Wynne Gibson, Alison Skipworth, Roscoe ...more
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Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, John Barrymore
Spawn of the North is a 1938 film about rival fishermen in Alaska starring George Raft and featuring Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, and John Barrymore. The movie was directed by Henry Hathaway.
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Claire Trevor, George Raft, Hoagy Carmichael
Johnny Angel is a 1945 film noir directed by Edwin L. Marin and written by Frank Gruber and Steve Fisher from the novel Mr. Angel Comes Aboard by Charles Gordon Booth. The movie stars George ...more
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George Raft, Lynn Bari, Joseph Pevney
Nocturne is a 1946 black-and-white film noir starring George Raft and Lynn Bari. The film was produced by longtime Alfred Hitchcock associate Joan Harrison, scripted by Jonathan Latimer, and ...more
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Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W. C. Fields
If I Had a Million is a Pre-Code Paramount Studios anthology film. There were seven directors: Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Taurog, Stephen Roberts, Norman Z. McLeod, James Cruze, William A. Seiter, ...more
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Janet Leigh, Anne Francis, Robert Taylor
Rogue Cop is a 1954 film noir directed by Roy Rowland, based on the novel by William P. McGivern, and starring Robert Taylor, Janet Leigh, and George Raft.
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Ida Lupino, George Raft, Dolores Costello
Yours for the Asking is a 1936 film starring George Raft as a casino owner and Dolores Costello as the socialite he hires as hostess. The movie also features Ida Lupino and was directed by ...more
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George Raft, Nancy Carroll
Under Cover Man is a crime film starring George Raft and Nancy Carroll, and directed by James Flood. The movie was Raft's first or second leading role, along with Night After Night, released the ...more
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Harry Morgan, George Raft, Virginia Mayo
Red Light is a 1949 film noir, directed and produced by Roy Del Ruth, starring George Raft and Virginia Mayo, and based on the story "This Guy Gideon" by Don "Red" Barry, ...more
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Joan Bennett, George Raft, Billie Burke
She Couldn't Take It is a 1935 comedy film made at Columbia Pictures, directed by Tay Garnett, written by C. Graham Baker, Gene Towne and Oliver H.P. Garrett, and starring George Raft and Joan ...more
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Pick-Up Sylvia Sidney, George Raft
Pick-Up is a 1933 crime film starring Sylvia Sidney and George Raft. The movie was directed by Marion Gering.
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Alice Faye, George Raft, Frances Langford
Every Night at Eight is a 1935 American comedy musical film starring George Raft and Alice Faye and made by Walter Wanger Productions Inc. and Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Raoul Walsh ...more