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

If you think the best Hume Cronyn role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Hume Cronyn 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 Foxfire and The Parallax View.

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

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Batteries Not Included Jessica Tandy, Luis Guzmán, Hume Cronyn Batteries Not Included is a 1987 family-comic science fiction film directed by Matthew Robbins about small extraterrestrial living machines that save an apartment block under threat from ...more

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To Dance with the White Dog Christine Baranski, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn Adaptation of the book by Terry Kay. Robert Samuel (""Mr. Sam"") Peek, a sagacious and seasoned pecan tree grower from rural Georgia, has been married for the last 57 years ...more

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Shadow of a Doubt Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten. Written by Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, and Alma ...more

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The Postman Always Rings Twice Lana Turner, Hume Cronyn, John Garfield The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1946 drama-film noir based on the 1934 novel of the same name by James M. Cain. This adaptation of the novel features Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil ...more

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Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau Cleopatra is a 1963 epic historical drama film chronicling the struggles of Cleopatra VII, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome. It was directed by Joseph L. ...more

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Cocoon: The Return Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg, Brian Dennehy Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon. All of the starring actors from the first film reprised their roles in this film, although Brian ...more

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Cocoon Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard, Brian Dennehy Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people rejuvenated by aliens. The movie stars Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack ...more

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The Pelican Brief Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow The Pelican Brief is a 1993 legal crime thriller based on the novel of the same name by John Grisham. Directed by Alan J. Pakula, the film stars Julia Roberts in the role of young law student ...more

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The Parallax View Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn The Parallax View is a 1974 American political thriller film directed and produced by Alan J. Pakula, and starring Warren Beatty, Hume Cronyn, William Daniels and Paula Prentiss. The film was ...more

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Brute Force Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Hume Cronyn Brute Force is a 1947 film noir starring Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn and Charles Bickford. It was directed by Jules Dassin, with a screenplay by Richard Brooks and the cinematography by William ...more

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The Seventh Cross Spencer Tracy, Jessica Tandy, Agnes Moorehead The Seventh Cross is a 1944 film starring Spencer Tracy, Hume Cronyn, Ray Collins and Jessica Tandy. Cronyn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. It was the first film ...more

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Lifeboat Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn, Heather Angel Lifeboat is an American drama thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock from a story by John Steinbeck. The film stars Tallulah Bankhead with William Bendix. Also in the cast are Walter Slezak, ...more

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Ziegfeld Follies Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire Ziegfeld Follies is a 1946 Hollywood musical comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, Merrill Pye, George Sidney ...more

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Phantom of the Opera Claude Rains, Hume Cronyn, Nelson Eddy David and Jade, a young couple, are consumed by their feelings for each other.  With the toll its taking on her schoolwork, Jade's father eventually bans David from seeing her.  This ...more

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Foxfire John Denver, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn Foxfire is a 1987 Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie starring Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, and John Denver, based on the play of the same name. The movie aired on CBS on December 13, 1987. Tandy won ...more

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Brewster's Millions Richard Pryor, John Candy, Rick Moranis Brewster's Millions is a 1985 comedy film starring Richard Pryor and John Candy based on the 1902 novel of the same name by George Barr McCutcheon. It is the seventh film based on the story, ...more

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People Will Talk Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Hume Cronyn People Will Talk is a romantic comedy/drama directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck from a screenplay by Mankiewicz, based on the German play by Curt Goetz, which had ...more

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Marvin's Room Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro Marvin's Room is a 1996 American drama film based on the play of the same name by Scott McPherson. The play, which was directed by David Petrarca, was adapted for the screen by McPherson and ...more

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The World According to Garp Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow The World According to Garp is 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Robin Williams in the title role. It is based on the novel of the same title by John ...more

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The Green Years Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell, Hume Cronyn The Green Years is a 1946 American comedy-drama film featuring Charles Coburn, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler and Hume Cronyn, based on A. J. Cronin's novel of the same name. It tells the story of the ...more

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Honky Tonk Freeway Teri Garr, Beverly DAngelo, Jessica Tandy Honky Tonk Freeway is a 1981 comedy film directed by John Schlesinger. The film, conceived and co-produced by Don Boyd, was one of the most expensive box office flops in history, losing its ...more

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The Arrangement Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr THE ARRANGEMENT a documentary by Nathalie Borgers shows the portraits of several young people sharing a similar background -- they are all descending from Turkish families but have been growing ...more

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Rollover Jane Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, Martha Plimpton Rollover is a 1981 political and financial thriller directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Jane Fonda and Kris Kristofferson. The film was nominated for a Razzie Awards for Worst Actor for ...more

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Camilla Bridget Fonda, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn Camilla is a 1994 film directed by Deepa Mehta and Jessica Tandy's penultimate movie appearance.

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Impulse Bill Paxton, Meg Tilly, Tim Matheson Impulse is a 1984 science fiction thriller film.

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There Was a Crooked Man... Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith There Was a Crooked Man... is a 1970 western starring Kirk Douglas and Henry Fonda and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It was written by David Newman and Robert Benton, their first script to ...more

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A Letter for Evie Hume Cronyn, Marsha Hunt, John Carroll A Letter for Evie is a 1946 American comedy film directed by Jules Dassin.

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Richard Burton's Hamlet Richard Burton, William Redfield, Eileen Herlie Hamlet is a 1964 theater production of a play by William Shakespeare.

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Main Street After Dark Hume Cronyn, Dan Duryea, Edward Arnold Main Street After Dark is a 1945 film directed by Edward Cahn.

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Conrack Jon Voight, Paul Winfield, Hume Cronyn Conrack is a 1974 film based on the 1972 autobiographical book The Water Is Wide by Pat Conroy, directed by Martin Ritt and starring Jon Voight in the title role, alongside Paul Winfield, Madge ...more

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Sunrise at Campobello Greer Garson, Ralph Bellamy, Hume Cronyn Sunrise at Campobello is a 1960 Warner Bros. biographical film telling the story of the struggles of future President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his family when Roosevelt ...more

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The Beginning or the End Hume Cronyn, Brian Donlevy, Audrey Totter The Beginning or the End is an American docudrama film about the development of the atomic bomb in World War II, directed by Norman Taurog, starring Brian Donlevy and Hume Cronyn, and released ...more

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Love on the Land Justin Chambers, Nick Stahl, Rachel Ward Love on the Land is a 1999 drama film directed by Daniel Petrie.

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Alone James Earl Jones, Ed Begley, Jr.

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Hamlet Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Hume Cronyn

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Top o' the Morning Bing Crosby, Hume Cronyn, Barry Fitzgerald Top o' the Morning is a 1949 American romantic comedy film directed by David Miller and starring Bing Crosby, Ann Blyth, and Barry Fitzgerald. Written by Edmund Beloin and Richard L. Breen, the ...more

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Broadway Bound Hume Cronyn, Jonathan Silverman, Corey Parker Broadway Bound is a 1992 comedy drama film directed by Paul Bogart.

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Off Season Sherilyn Fenn, Hume Cronyn, Rory Culkin Off Season is a 2001 television film directed by Bruce Davison, and starring Sherilyn Fenn, Rory Culkin, Hume Cronyn, Adam Arkin, and Bruce Davison. It is about a presumably disturbed little boy ...more

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Age Old Friends Hume Cronyn, Esther Rolle, Vincent Gardenia Age Old friends is a 1989 comedy film written by Bob Larbey and directed by Allan Kroeker.

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Gaily, Gaily Margot Kidder, George Kennedy, Beau Bridges Gaily, Gaily is a 1969 American comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. It is based on the autobiographical novel by Ben Hecht and stars Beau Bridges, Brian Keith, George Kennedy, Hume Cronyn ...more

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Crowded Paradise Hume Cronyn, Nancy Kelly Crowded Paradise is a 1956 film starring Hume Cronyn and Nancy Kelly. The movie was directed by Fred Pressburger.

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Sea People Hume Cronyn, Shawn Roberts, Don McKellar Sea People is a 1999 drama family fantasy film written by Wendy Biller and Christopher Hawthorne and directed by Vic Sarin.

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The Sailor Takes a Wife June Allyson, Hume Cronyn, Reginald Owen The Sailor Takes a Wife is a 1945 comedy film based on the story of Chester Erskine, written by Anne Morrison Chapin and Whitfield Cook, and directed by Richard Whorf.

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The Bride Goes Wild June Allyson, Arlene Dahl, Hume Cronyn The Bride Goes Wild is a 1948 comedy romance film written by Albert Beich and directed by Norman Taurog.

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Santa and Pete James Earl Jones, Hume Cronyn, Tempestt Bledsoe

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People James Earl Jones, Chaka Khan, Vanessa L. Williams