The Best Hedy Lamarr Movies

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

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

Examples include Lady of the Tropics and H. M. Pulham, Esq..

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If you're a fan of Hedy Lamarr, then check out our lists of the best Lillian Gish and Paulette Goddard movies as well.

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  • Algiers
    1
    Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie
    53 votes
    • Released: 1938
    • Directed by: John Cromwell
    In Algiers, Algeria, notorious thief Pepe le Moko (Charles Boyer) evades police capture by hiding within the maze-like Casbah district. Pepe's renown makes him a popular target not only with policeman Javier but also sympathetic Inspector Slimane (Joseph Calleia) and jealous thief Regis. Through Slimane, Pepe meets the beautiful American Gaby (Hedy Lamarr) and becomes obsessed with her. Regis' plan to lure Pepe out into the open falls apart, until Pepe learns that he may never see Gaby again.

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  • Lady of the Tropics
    2
    Robert Taylor, Hedy Lamarr, Joseph Schildkraut
    36 votes
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: Jack Conway
    Biracial beauty Manon De Vargnes (Hedy Lamarr) wants to get out of Saigon, Vietnam, but because of her half-caste status, she finds it impossible to obtain a passport. She initially sees downtrodden American Bill Carey (Robert Taylor) as merely her ticket out, but the pair soon fall in love. Half-caste millionaire Pierre Delaroch (Joseph Schildkraut), however, desires Manon for himself. When Manon and Bill marry, Pierre is furious and he uses his influence to undermine the lovers at every turn.
  • Ecstasy
    3
    Hedy Lamarr, Jiřina Steimarová, Jiřina Štěpničková
    39 votes
    • Released: 1933
    • Directed by: Gustav Machatý
  • Come Live with Me
    4
    James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr, Ian Hunter
    39 votes
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Clarence Brown
    Lovely refugee Johnny Jones (Hedy Lamarr) is having an affair with publisher Barton Kendrick (Ian Hunter), but he is married to Diana (Verree Teasdale). When Johnny finds she has a week to either marry or be deported, she settles on struggling novelist Bill Smith (James Stewart), who agrees to marry her for a $17.80 weekly salary. When Barton proposes to divorce his wife and marry her, Johnny breaks the news that she is already married. All four lovers must decide whom they truly love.
  • Ziegfeld Girl
    5
    James Stewart, Judy Garland, Lana Turner
    41 votes
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
    During the 1920s, three New York girls pursue careers performing in the iconic Ziegfeld Follies. Susan (Judy Garland) is a vaudeville performer who desires nothing more than a shot at the big time. Sheila (Lana Turner), who works as an elevator girl, is granted an audition with Flo Ziegfeld himself. And Sandra (Hedy Lamarr) draws the eye of a dance director after her husband auditions for a position in the orchestra. However, their career ambitions soon complicate their romantic relationships.

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  • Experiment Perilous
    6
    Hedy Lamarr, George Brent, Paul Lukas
    25 votes
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
    When psychiatrist Hunt Bailey (George Brent) encounters elderly Clarissa "Cissie" Bedereaux (Olive Blakeney) during a violent storm in 1903, his unusual relationship with the strange Bedereaux family begins. Suspicious of Cissie's sudden death and bewitched by a painting he sees of Allida (Hedy Lamarr), the gorgeous but troubled wife of Nick Bedereaux (Paul Lukas), Hunt sets out to discover if Allida is really insane, as her husband claims -- or if Nick is the disturbed one.

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