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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.

"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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  • The Postman Always Rings Twice1
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    The Postman Always Rings Twice

    Lana Turner, Hume Cronyn

    Released1946

    Directed byTay Garnett

    The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1946 drama-film noir based on the 1934 novel of the same... more on Wikipedia
  • Batteries Not Included2
    29
    5

    Batteries Not Included

    Jessica Tandy, Luis Guzmán

    Released1987

    Directed byMatthew Robbins

    Batteries Not Included is a 1987 family-comic science fiction film directed by Matthew Robbins... more on Wikipedia

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  • Cocoon3
    27
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    Cocoon

    Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard

    Released1985

    Directed byRon Howard

    Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people... more on Wikipedia

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  • To Dance with the White Dog4
    25
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    To Dance with the White Dog

    Christine Baranski, Jessica Tandy

    Released1993

    Directed byGlenn Jordan

    Adaptation of the book by Terry Kay. Robert Samuel (""Mr. Sam"") Peek, a sagacious and...Amazon_watch buy button
  • Shadow of a Doubt5
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    Shadow of a Doubt

    Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright

    Released1943

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Pelican Brief6
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    The Pelican Brief

    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    The Pelican Brief is a 1993 legal thriller based on the novel of the same name by John... more on Wikipedia

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  • Cocoon: The Return7
    22
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    Cocoon: The Return

    Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg

    Released1988

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

    Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon.... more on Wikipedia
  • Lifeboat8
    24
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    Lifeboat

    Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn

    Released1944

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    This film is an American drama thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock from a story by John... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Seventh Cross9
    20
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    The Seventh Cross

    Spencer Tracy, Jessica Tandy

    Released1944

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    The Seventh Cross is a 1944 film starring Spencer Tracy, Hume Cronyn, Ray Collins and Jessica... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Cleopatra10
    23
    6

    Cleopatra

    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

    Released1963

    Directed byDarryl F. Zanuck, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian

    Cleopatra is a 1963 epic historical drama film chronicling the struggles of Cleopatra VII, the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Brute Force11
    17
    2

    Brute Force

    Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo

    Released1947

    Directed byJules Dassin

    Brute Force is a 1947 film noir starring Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn and Charles Bickford. It... more on Wikipedia
  • Foxfire12
    14
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    Foxfire

    John Denver, Jessica Tandy

    Released1987

    Directed byJud Taylor

    Foxfire is a 1987 Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie starring Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, and John... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Green Years13
    15
    3

    The Green Years

    Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell

    Released1946

    Directed byVictor Saville

    The Green Years is a 1946 American comedy-drama film featuring Charles Coburn, Tom Drake,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • People Will Talk14
    15
    4

    People Will Talk

    Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain

    Released1951

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    People Will Talk is a romantic comedy/drama directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by... more on Wikipedia
  • The World According to Garp15
    13
    2

    The World According to Garp

    Robin Williams, Glenn Close

    Released1982

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

    The World According to Garp is 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ziegfeld Follies16
    14
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    Ziegfeld Follies

    Judy Garland, Lucille Ball

    Released1945

    Directed byVincente Minnelli, George Sidney, Roy Del Ruth, Lemuel Ayers, Merrill Pye

    Ziegfeld Follies is a 1946 Hollywood musical comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Phantom of the Opera17
    10
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    Phantom of the Opera

    Claude Rains, Hume Cronyn

    Released1943

    Directed byArthur Lubin

    David and Jade, a young couple, are consumed by their feelings for each other.  With the toll... more on Wikipedia

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  • Honky Tonk Freeway18
    15
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    Honky Tonk Freeway

    Teri Garr, Beverly DAngelo

    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    Honky Tonk Freeway is a 1981 comedy film directed by John Schlesinger. The film, conceived and... more on Wikipedia
  • There Was a Crooked Man...19
    13
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    There Was a Crooked Man...

    Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda

    Released1970

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    This film is a 1970 western starring Kirk Douglas and Henry Fonda and directed by Joseph L.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Arrangement20
    13
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    The Arrangement

    Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway

    Released1967

    Directed byElia Kazan

    THE ARRANGEMENT a documentary by Nathalie Borgers shows the portraits of several young people... more on Wikipedia
  • The Parallax View21
    12
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    The Parallax View

    Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss

    Released1974

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    The Parallax View is a 1974 American political thriller film directed and produced by Alan J.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Camilla22
    6
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    Camilla

    Bridget Fonda, Jessica Tandy

    Released1994

    Directed byDeepa Mehta

    Camilla is a 1994 film directed by Deepa Mehta and Jessica Tandy's penultimate movie... more on Wikipedia
  • Conrack23
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    Conrack

    Jon Voight, Paul Winfield

    Released1974

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    Conrack is a 1974 film based on the 1972 autobiographical book The Water Is Wide by Pat... more on Wikipedia
  • Brewster's Millions24
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    Brewster's Millions

    Richard Pryor, John Candy

    Released1985

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Brewster's Millions is a 1985 comedy film starring Richard Pryor and John Candy based on the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Age Old Friends25
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    Age Old Friends

    Hume Cronyn, Esther Rolle

    Released1989

    Directed byAllen Kroeker

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