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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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    Oklahoma!
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    Oklahoma!

    Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger

    Released1955

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    Oklahoma! is a 1955 musical film based on the 1943 stage musical Oklahoma!, written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    The Best Things in Life Are Free
    14
    3

    The Best Things in Life Are Free

    Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North

    Released1956

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Best Things in Life Are Free is a 1956 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 3
    The Desert Song
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    The Desert Song

    Kathryn Grayson, Raymond Massey

    Released1953

    Directed byH. Bruce Humberstone

    The Desert Song is a 1953 film version in Technicolor of Sigmund Romberg's operetta. It is the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    Starlift
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    Starlift

    Doris Day, James Cagney

    Released1951

    Directed byRoy Del Ruth

    Starlift is an American musical film released by Warner Brothers in 1951, starring Janice... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 5
    On Moonlight Bay
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    2

    On Moonlight Bay

    Doris Day, Mary Wickes

    Released1951

    Directed byRoy Del Ruth

    On Moonlight Bay is a 1951 musical film directed by Roy Del Ruth which tells the story of the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 6
    Three Sailors and a Girl
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    Three Sailors and a Girl

    Burt Lancaster, Jane Powell

    Released1953

    Directed byRoy Del Ruth

    Three Sailors and a Girl is a 1953 musical film made by Warner Bros.. It was directed by Roy... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 7
    Carousel
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    Carousel

    Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell

    Released1956

    Directed byHenry King

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  • 8
    By the Light of the Silvery Moon
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    By the Light of the Silvery Moon

    Doris Day, Mary Wickes

    Released1953

    Directed byDavid Butler

    By the Light of the Silvery Moon is a 1953 musical film. It is the sequel to On Moonlight Bay.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 9
    Backfire
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    3

    Backfire

    Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo

    Released1950

    Directed byVincent Sherman

    Backfire is a 1950 crime film in the film noir style directed by Vincent Sherman and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    The West Point Story
    5
    2

    The West Point Story

    Doris Day, James Cagney

    Released1950

    Directed byRoy Del Ruth

    The West Point Story is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring James... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    About Face
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    2

    About Face

    Gordon MacRae

    Released1952

    Directed byRoy Del Ruth

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  • 12
    Tea for Two
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    Tea for Two

    Doris Day, Eve Arden

    Released1950

    Directed byDavid Butler

    Tea for Two is a 1950 American musical film directed by David Butler. The screenplay by Harry... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Harold Arlen: An All-Star Tribute
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    Harold Arlen: An All-Star Tribute

    Dinah Shore, Duke Ellington

    Released1965

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