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The Best Hume Cronyn Movies  

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow
The Pelican Brief is a 1993 legal 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 Darby ...more
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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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Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn, Heather Angel
This film 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 ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith
This film 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 be produced after ...more
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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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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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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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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