Entertainment The Best George Sanders Movies  

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

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

Items on this list include The Quiller Memorandum and Witness to Murder.

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

Notable directors that worked with George Sanders include names like Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang and Cecil B. DeMille. If you're a fan of George Sanders, then check out our lists of the best Claude Rains and Rod Steiger movies as well.

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Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, Anne Baxter
All About Eve is a 1950 American drama film written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. It was based on the 1946 short story "The Wisdom of Eve" by ...more

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Laurence Olivier, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine
Rebecca is a 1940 American psychological thriller-drama film. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, it was his first American project, and his first film produced under contract with David O. Selznick. ...more

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Alfred Hitchcock, George Sanders, Joel McCrea
Foreign Correspondent is a 1940 American spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It tells the story of an American reporter who tries to expose enemy spies in Britain, a series of events ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed, George Sanders
The Picture of Dorian Gray is a 1945 American horror-drama film based on Oscar Wilde's 1890 novel of the same name. Released in March 1945 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the film is directed by Albert ...more

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Natalie Wood, Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison
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, ...more

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Vincent Price, George Sanders, Rhonda Fleming
While the City Sleeps is a 1956 film noir directed by Fritz Lang. Written by Casey Robinson, the newspaper drama was based on The Bloody Spur by Charles Einstein, which depicts the story of ...more

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Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima
The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired by the Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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George Sanders, Merle Oberon, Cedric Hardwicke
The Lodger is a 1944 horror film about Jack the Ripper, based on the novel of the same name by Marie Belloc Lowndes. It stars Merle Oberon, George Sanders and Laird Cregar, features Sir Cedric ...more

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George Sanders, Linda Darnell, Alan Napier
Hangover Square is a 1945 film noir directed by John Brahm, based on the novel Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton. The screenplay was written by Barré Lyndon who made a number of changes ...more

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Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders
A Shot in the Dark is a 1964 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and is the second installment in The Pink Panther series. Peter Sellers is featured again as Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the ...more

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George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn
Village of the Damned is a 1960 British science fiction film by German director Wolf Rilla. The film is adapted from the novel The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham. The lead role of Professor ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders
Ivanhoe is a 1952 American cinema film in color, directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman for MGM. The cast features Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George ...more

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Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow, George Sanders
The Quiller Memorandum is an Anglo-American Eurospy film adapted from the 1965 spy novel The Berlin Memorandum, by Elleston Trevor under the name "Adam Hall", screenplay by Harold ...more

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George Sanders, James Gleason, Lynn Bari
The Falcon Takes Over, also known as The Falcon Steps Out, is a 1942 black-and-white mystery film directed by Irving Reis. The film was the third, following The Gay Falcon and A Date with the ...more

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Edward G. Robinson, George Sanders, Paul Lukas
Confessions of a Nazi Spy is a 1939 American spy thriller film and the first blatantly anti-Nazi film produced by a major Hollywood studio prior to World War II. The film stars Edward G. ...more

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Lucille Ball, Boris Karloff, George Sanders
Lured is a 1947 film noir directed by Douglas Sirk and starring George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, and Boris Karloff.

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Peter Lorre, George Sanders, Dolores del Río
Lancer Spy is a 1937 film about an Englishman who impersonates a German officer, receiving fame upon arriving in Germany. A female German spy is instructed to check on him but falls in love with ...more

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George Sanders, Robert Stack, Edmond O'Brien
The Last Voyage is a 1960 American disaster film written and directed by Andrew L. Stone. It stars Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. The screenplay centers on the sinking of an aged ocean liner ...more

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Gene Tierney, Tyrone Power, George Sanders
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 ...more

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Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Tyrone Power
The Black Swan is a 1942 American swashbuckler Technicolor film by Henry King, based on a novel by Rafael Sabatini, and starring Tyrone Power and Maureen O'Hara. It was nominated for two Academy ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders
Samson and Delilah is a 1949 American romantic religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount Pictures. It depicts the biblical story of Samson, a ...more

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George Sanders, Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson
Things to Come is a British science fiction film produced by Alexander Korda and directed by William Cameron Menzies. The film stars Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Pearl ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck, George Sanders, Harry Shannon
Witness to Murder is a 1954 suspense film starring Barbara Stanwyck. While the film received moderately positive reviews, it ended up as an also-ran to Alfred Hitchcock's somewhat similar Rear ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Robert Montgomery
Rage in Heaven is a 1941 American psychological thriller film noir about the destructive power of jealousy. It was directed by W.S. Van Dyke and based on the novel by James Hilton. It features ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Paul Muller
Journey to Italy is a 1954 Italian drama film directed by Roberto Rossellini, starring Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders. The film has English dialogue; the Italian version was originally cut. ...more