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The Best Gloria Grahame Movies  

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

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

List ranges from A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square to Sudden Fear, plus much more.

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Lee Marvin, Glenn Ford, Carolyn Jones
The Big Heat is a 1953 film noir directed by Fritz Lang, starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame and Lee Marvin. The film was written by former reporter Sydney Boehm, based on a serial by William P. ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy
In a Lonely Place is a 1950 film noir directed by Nicholas Ray, and starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, produced for Bogart's Santana Productions. The script was adapted by Edmund North ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon
The Bad and the Beautiful is a 1952 MGM melodramatic film that tells the story of a film producer who alienates all around him. It stars Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, ...more
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Lauren Bacall, Lillian Gish, Richard Widmark
The Cobweb is a MGM Eastmancolor film. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and based on a novel by William Gibson. It was released on DVD as part of the Warner Archive Collection on January 18, ...more
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Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Young
Crossfire is a 1947 film noir drama film which deals with the theme of anti-Semitism, as did that year's Academy Award for Best Picture winner, Gentleman's Agreement. The film was directed by ...more
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Chuck Connors, Gene Barry, Sterling Hayden
Naked Alibi is a 1954 black-and-white film noir crime drama starring Sterling Hayden, Gloria Grahame and Gene Barry. Portions of the film were shot in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
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Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Mike Connors
Sudden Fear is a 1952 American thriller film noir directed by David Miller, and starring Joan Crawford and Jack Palance in a tale about a successful woman who marries a murderous man. The ...more
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Gloria Grahame, Vittorio Gassman, Ann Robinson
The Glass Wall is a 1953 American black-and-white drama film noir directed by Maxwell Shane and starring Vittorio Gassman and Gloria Grahame. The film was produced and distributed by Columbia ...more
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Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan, Broderick Crawford
Human Desire is a 1954 black-and-white film noir directed by Fritz Lang, and loosely based on the novel La Bête humaine by Émile Zola. The story had been filmed twice before: La ...more
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James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story "The Greatest Gift", which Philip Van Doren ...more
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Merry Wives of Windsor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gloria Grahame Movies
Merry Wives of Windsor Gloria Grahame, Addison Randall, Eugene Brezany
Merry Wives of Windsor is the 1983 romance and comedy film written by William Shakespeare and directed by Jack Manning.
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Clifton Webb, Stephen Boyd, Gloria Grahame
The Man Who Never Was is a 1956 war film directed by Ronald Neame.
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James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope
The Greatest Show on Earth is a 1952 American drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in Technicolor, and released by Paramount Pictures. Set in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum ...more
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Shelley Winters, Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan
Odds Against Tomorrow is a 1959 film noir produced and directed by Robert Wise for HarBel Productions, a company founded by the film's star, Harry Belafonte. Belafonte selected Abraham Polonsky ...more
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Vic Tayback, Gloria Grahame, Len Lesser
Blood and Lace is a 1971 horror film directed by Philip Gilbert, starring Gloria Grahame, Melody Patterson, Len Lesser, and Milton Selzer.
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Myrna Loy, Dean Stockwell, William Powell
Song of the Thin Man is a 1947 comedy-crime film directed by Edward Buzzell, the last of the six Thin Man films. Like the others, it stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, ...more
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Maureen O'Hara, Gloria Grahame, Melvyn Douglas
A Woman's Secret is a 1949 film noir directed by Nicholas Ray, and starred Maureen O'Hara, Gloria Grahame and Melvyn Douglas. The film was based on the novel Mortgage on Life by Vicki Baum.
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Fredric March, Gloria Grahame, Terry Moore
Man on a Tightrope is a 1953 American film directed by Elia Kazan, starring Fredric March, Terry Moore and Gloria Grahame. It was entered into the 3rd Berlin International Film Festival. The ...more
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Peter Riegert, Gloria Grahame, John Heard
Chilly Scenes of Winter is a 1979 romantic comedy film, written and directed by Joan Micklin Silver. The film is an adaptation of the 1976 novel Chilly Scenes of Winter by Ann Beattie.
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Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Gloria Grahame
Macao is a 1952 black-and-white film noir adventure film directed by Josef von Sternberg and Nicholas Ray. Producer Howard Hughes fired director von Sternberg during filming and hired Nicholas ...more
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Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger, Eddie Albert
Oklahoma! is a 1955 musical film based on the 1943 stage musical Oklahoma!, written by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II and starring Gordon MacRae, Shirley ...more
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Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gloria Grahame
It Happened in Brooklyn is a 1947 MGM musical romantic comedy film directed by Richard Whorf and starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, and Jimmy Durante and featuring Gloria ...more
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Alfred Molina, David Niven, Elke Sommer
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square is a 1979 British heist film directed by Ralph Thomas, written by Guy Elmes and starring Richard Jordan, Oliver Tobias, and David Niven. The film takes its ...more
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Blonde Fever is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gloria Grahame Movies
Ava Gardner, Jessica Tandy, Mary Astor
Blonde Fever is a 1944 comedy film directed by Richard Whorf. It is also known as Autumn Fever.
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Red Skelton, Gloria Grahame, Leon Ames
Merton of the Movies is a 1947 comedy and romance film written by Harry Leon Wilson and directed by Robert Alton.