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The Best Gordon MacRae Movies

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

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

A list made up of films like The Desert Song and Oklahoma!.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Gordon MacRae movies?" and "What are the greatest Gordon MacRae roles of all time?"
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    Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger
    Oklahoma! is a 1955 musical film based on the 1943 stage musical Oklahoma!, written by...  more

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    The Best Things in Life Are Free

    Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North
    The Best Things in Life Are Free is a 1956 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz....  more
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    The Desert Song

    Kathryn Grayson, Raymond Massey
    The Desert Song is a 1953 film version in Technicolor of Sigmund Romberg's operetta. It is the...  more
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    Doris Day, James Cagney
    Starlift is an American musical film released by Warner Brothers in 1951, starring Janice...  more
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    On Moonlight Bay

    Doris Day, Mary Wickes
    On Moonlight Bay is a 1951 musical film directed by Roy Del Ruth which tells the story of the...  more

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    Three Sailors and a Girl

    Burt Lancaster, Jane Powell
    Three Sailors and a Girl is a 1953 musical film made by Warner Bros.. It was directed by Roy...  more
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    Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell
    Carousel is a 1956 film adaptation of the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical of the...  more

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    By the Light of the Silvery Moon

    Doris Day, Mary Wickes
    By the Light of the Silvery Moon is a 1953 musical film. It is the sequel to On Moonlight Bay....  more
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    Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo
    Backfire is a 1950 crime film in the film noir style directed by Vincent Sherman and starring...  more
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    The West Point Story

    Doris Day, James Cagney
    The West Point Story is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring James...  more
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    About Face

    Gordon MacRae
    About Face is a 1952 film directed by Roy Del Ruth....
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    Tea for Two

    Doris Day, Eve Arden
    Tea for Two is a 1950 American musical film directed by David Butler. The screenplay by Harry...  more
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    Dinah Shore, Duke Ellington