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The Best Jane Wyman Movies

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

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

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  • 1
    Jane Wyman, Agnes Moorehead
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    Released1948

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    Johnny Belinda is a 1948 American drama film based on the 1940 Broadway stage hit of the same name, by Elmer Blaney Harris. The play was adapted for the screen by writers Allen Vincent and Irma von...  more
  • 2
    Jane Wyman, Ray Milland
    51
    11

    Released1945

    Directed byBilly Wilder

    The Lost Weekend is a 1945 American drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won four: Best Picture, Best...  more
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  • 3
    Natalie Wood, Charles Laughton
    40
    9

    Released1951

    Directed byCurtis Bernhardt

    The Blue Veil is a 1951 American drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt. The screenplay by Norman Corwin is based on a story by François Campaux, which was adapted for the French language film The...  more
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  • 4
    Marlene Dietrich, Alfred Hitchcock
    38
    9

    Released1950

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Stage Fright is a 1950 British crime film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock starring Jane Wyman, Marlene Dietrich, Michael Wilding and Richard Todd. Others in the cast include Alastair Sim,...  more
  • 5
    Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman
    30
    4

    Released1955

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    All That Heaven Allows is a 1955 romance feature film starring Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson in a tale about a well-to-do widow and a younger landscape designer falling in love. The screenplay was...  more
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  • 6
    Jane Wyman, Sterling Hayden
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    15

    Released1953

    Directed byRobert Wise

    So Big is a 1953 American drama film that stars Jane Wyman, Sterling Hayden and Steve Forrest, directed by Robert Wise. The screenplay by John Twist is based on the 1924 novel by Edna Ferber. It is...  more
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  • 7
    Cary Grant, Jane Wyman
    31
    10

    Released1946

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Night and Day is a 1946 Technicolor Warner Bros. biographical musical film starring Cary Grant as American composer and songwriter Cole Porter. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced...  more

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  • 8
    Charlton Heston, Jane Wyman
    32
    13

    Released1955

    Directed byRobert Parrish

    Lucy Gallant is a 1955 drama film directed by Robert Parrish....  more
  • 9
    Jack Lemmon, Jane Wyman
    23
    8

    Released1949

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Lady Takes a Sailor is a 1949 comedy film starring Jane Wyman, Eve Arden and Dennis Morgan....  more
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  • 10
    Jane Wyman, Anthony Quinn
    18
    6

    Released1942

    Directed byLloyd Bacon

    Larceny, Inc. is an American film. Originally released on May 2, 1942 by Warner Brothers, the film is a cross between the comedy and gangster genres. Directed by Lloyd Bacon, the picture stars Edward...  more
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  • 11
    Jane Wyman, Slim Pickens
    18
    6

    Released1952

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Story of Will Rogers is a 1952 movie biography of humorist and movie star Will Rogers, directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Will Rogers, Jr. as his father. The supporting cast features Jane...  more
  • 12
    James Stewart, Jane Wyman
    16
    4

    Released1947

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Magic Town is a comedy film directed by William A. Wellman and starring James Stewart and Jane Wyman. The picture is one of the first films about the then-new science of public opinion polling. The...  more
  • 13
    Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman
    15
    4

    Released1946

    Directed byClarence Brown

    The Yearling is a Technicolor family film drama directed by Clarence Brown, produced by Sidney Franklin, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The screenplay by Paul Osborn and John Lee Mahin was...  more

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  • 14
    Kirk Douglas, Jane Wyman
    15
    4

    Released1950

    Directed byIrving Rapper

    The Glass Menagerie is a 1950 American drama film directed by Irving Rapper. The screenplay by Tennessee Williams and Peter Berneis is based on the 1944 Williams play of the same title. It was the...  more
  • 15
    Jane Wyman, Phil Silvers
    14
    4

    Released1941

    Directed byLewis Seiler

    You're in the Army Now is a 1941 comedy film starring Jimmy Durante, Phil Silvers, Jane Wyman, and Regis Toomey. It featured the longest kiss in film, lasting three minutes and six seconds....  more
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  • 16
    Jane Wyman, Van Johnson
    10
    0

    Released1951

    Directed byCharles Walters

    Three Guys Named Mike is a 1951 American black-and-white film by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Charles Walters. In 1979, the film entered the public domain due to the claimants failure to renew...  more
  • 17
    Jane Wyman, Frank McHugh
    13
    4

    Released1938

    Directed byLewis Seiler

    He Couldn't Say No is a Warner Bros. romantic comedy film released on March 18, 1938. It stars Frank McHugh as a timid advertising man who is dominated by everyone, including his girlfriend, played...  more
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  • 18
    Jane Wyman, Alice Faye
    12
    4

    Released1939

    Directed byRoy Del Ruth

    Tail Spin is a 1939 aviation film starring Alice Faye, Constance Bennett, Nancy Kelly, Joan Davis, Charles Farrell, and Jane Wyman. The screenplay was written by Frank Wead and directed by Roy Del...  more
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  • 19
    Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman
    18
    14

    Released1954

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    Magnificent Obsession is a 1954 Universal-International Technicolor romantic feature film directed by Douglas Sirk; starring Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. The screenplay was written by Robert Blees and...  more
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  • 20
    David Niven, Jane Wyman
    8
    0

    Released1949

    Directed byDelmer Daves

    A Kiss in the Dark is a 1949 comedy film directed by Delmer Daves. It stars David Niven and Jane Wyman. The plot revolves around a pianist who inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants....  more
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  • 21
    Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman
    4
    0

    Released1940

    Directed byRay Enright

    Brother Rat and a Baby starring Priscilla Lane, Wayne Morris, Jane Bryan, Eddie Albert, Jane Wyman, and Ronald Reagan, is the sequel to the 1938 film Brother Rat about cadets at the Virginia Military...  more
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  • 22
    Jane Wyman, Alan King
    14
    9

    Released1956

    Directed byRudolph Maté

    Miracle in the Rain is a 1956 film directed by Rudolph Maté....  more
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  • 23
    Henry Fonda, Jane Wyman
    4
    2

    Released1937

    Directed byRay Enright

    Slim is a 1937 movie directed by Ray Enright and starring Pat O'Brien and Henry Fonda. The movie is sometimes called Slim the Lineman. The picture is a film adaptation of the 1934 novel Slim by...  more
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  • 24
    Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman
    10
    4

    Released1940

    Directed byLewis Seiler

    Tugboat Annie Sails Again was a 1940 American comedy romance film sequel to the classic 1933 film Tugboat Annie. Marjorie Rambeau takes over the late Marie Dressler's role, and the supporting cast...  more
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  • 25
    Olivia de Havilland, Jane Wyman
    4
    2

    Released1943

    Directed byNorman Krasna

    Princess O'Rourke is a 1943 romantic comedy film. The film was directed and written by Norman Krasna, and starred Olivia de Havilland, Robert Cummings and Charles Coburn. Krasna won the 1944 Academy...  more
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