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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like Who Was That Lady? and Wives and Lovers, in it.

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

Notable directors that worked with Janet Leigh include names like Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles and Blake Edwards. If Janet Leigh movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Anne Francis and Susan Hayward too.

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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Janet Leigh Movies
Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins Psycho is a 1960 American horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film centers on an encounter between a secretary, Marion Crane, who ends up at a secluded motel after stealing money from ...more

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Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich Touch of Evil is a 1958 American crime thriller film, written, directed by, and co-starring Orson Welles. The screenplay was loosely based on the novel Badge of Evil by Whit Masterson. Along ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh The Manchurian Candidate is a 1962 American Cold War suspense thriller directed by John Frankenheimer that stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh and co-stars Angela Lansbury, ...more

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Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine The Vikings is a 1958 adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer and filmed in Technicolor. It was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas. It is based on the novel The Viking by Edison Marshall, ...more

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Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Stewart Granger Scaramouche is a 1952 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Technicolor romantic adventure film based on the 1921 novel Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini as well as the 1923 film version starring Ramón ...more

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Janet Leigh, Ricardo Montalbán, Robert Ryan Act of Violence is a 1948 American film noir directed by Fred Zinnemann and adapted for the screen by Robert L. Richards from a story by Collier Young, featuring performances by Van Heflin, ...more

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James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan The Naked Spur is a 1953 Technicolor American western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart, Janet Leigh, and Robert Ryan. Written by Sam Rolfe and Harold Jack Bloom, the film ...more

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Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, Tor Johnson Houdini is a 1953 biographical film about the life of the magician and escapologist Harry Houdini, played by Tony Curtis, co-starring with then-wife Janet Leigh. It was made by Paramount ...more

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Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Harry Morgan Holiday Affair is a black-and-white 1949 light romantic comedy film starring Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. In this modest film, directed and produced by Don Hartman, Mitchum expanded from his ...more

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Janet Leigh, Victor Mature, John Justin Safari is a 1956 British film, directed by Terence Young and set during the Mau Mau Uprising in Kenya. Starring Victor Mature, Janet Leigh, Roland Culver, John Justin and Earl Cameron, it was ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Tom Welling The Fog is a 1980 American horror film directed by John Carpenter, who also co-wrote the screenplay and composed the music for the film. It stars Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, ...more

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Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget Prince Valiant is a 1954 adventure film in Technicolor and Cinemascope, based on the comic strip of the same name by Hal Foster. A young man seeks to join the Knights of the Round Table in order ...more

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Janet Leigh, Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell The Romance of Rosy Ridge is a 1947 drama film about a rural community still bitterly divided in the aftermath of the American Civil War. It stars Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell, and Janet Leigh ...more

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Janet Leigh, Anne Francis, Robert Taylor Rogue Cop is a 1954 film noir directed by Roy Rowland, based on the novel by William P. McGivern, and starring Robert Taylor, Janet Leigh, and George Raft.

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Jayne Mansfield, Ella Fitzgerald, Janet Leigh Pete Kelly's Blues is a 1955 film based on the 1951 original radio series. It was directed by and starred Jack Webb in the title role of a bandleader and musician. Janet Leigh is featured as ...more

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Janet Leigh, Edward G. Robinson, Klaus Kinski Grand Slam is a 1967 Italian crime film directed by Giuliano Montaldo and stars Edward G Robinson, Klaus Kinski and Janet Leigh.

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Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, June Allyson Little Women is a 1949 American feature film. Based on Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same name, it was filmed in Technicolor and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The screenplay was written by Sally ...more

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Dean Martin, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis Who Was That Lady? is a 1960 comedy film starring Tony Curtis, Dean Martin, and Janet Leigh. The movie was made by Ansark-Sidney, distributed by Columbia Pictures, directed by George Sidney, and ...more

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Janet Leigh, Errol Flynn, Greer Garson That Forsyte Woman is a 1949 romance film starring Greer Garson, Errol Flynn, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Young and Janet Leigh. It is an adaptation of The Man of Property, the first novel in The ...more

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Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, Patrick O'Neal The Black Shield of Falworth is a 1954 film made by Universal-International, produced by Robert Arthur and Melville Tucker and directed by Rudolph Maté. The screenplay was adapted by ...more

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Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, Elaine Stritch The Perfect Furlough is a 1958 romantic service comedy directed by Blake Edwards and written by Stanley Shapiro. Edwards and Shapiro would re-team the following year for another Tony Curtis ...more

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Janet Leigh, Shelley Winters, Van Johnson Wives and Lovers is a 1963 comedy film directed by John Rich.

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My Sister Eileen Jack Lemmon, Janet Leigh, Betty Garrett My Sister Eileen is a 1955 American CinemaScope musical film directed by Richard Quine. It stars Janet Leigh, Betty Garrett and Jack Lemmon. The screenplay by Quine and Blake Edwards is based on ...more

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Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Janet Leigh Words and Music is a 1948 film loosely based on the creative partnership of the composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart. The film stars Mickey Rooney as Hart and Tom Drake as Rodgers, ...more

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Bing Crosby, Joe DiMaggio, Janet Leigh Angels in the Outfield is a 1951 American comedy film produced and directed by Clarence Brown and starring Paul Douglas and Janet Leigh. Based on a story by Richard Conlin, the film is about a ...more

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Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Gila Golan Three on a Couch is a comedy film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. Filmed from September 13-December 1, 1965, it was released on July 7, 1966 by Columbia Pictures. Co-starring are Janet ...more

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Walking My Baby Back Home Janet Leigh, Buddy Hackett, Donald O'Connor Walking My Baby Back Home is a 1953 American musical comedy film starring Donald O'Connor, Janet Leigh, and Buddy Hackett. This was Hackett's film debut. Excerpts of the film are used in the ...more

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Janet Leigh, Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp Hills of Home is a 1948 Technicolor drama film, the fourth in a series of seven MGM Lassie films. It starred Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, and Tom Drake.

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Janet Leigh, DeForest Kelley, Rory Calhoun Night of the Lepus, also known as Rabbits, is a 1972 American science fiction horror film based on the 1964 science fiction novel The Year of the Angry Rabbit. Released theatrically on October ...more

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Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh Harper, released in the UK as The Moving Target, is a 1966 film based on Ross Macdonald's novel The Moving Target and adapted for the screen by novelist William Goldman, who admired MacDonald's ...more

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Janet Leigh, Ann Miller, Mamie Van Doren Two Tickets to Broadway is a 1951 musical film written by Hal Kanter and Sid Silvers and directed by James V. Kern.

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John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Mamie Van Doren Jet Pilot is a 1957 Cold War action film starring John Wayne and Janet Leigh. Written by Jules Furthman and co-produced by Furthman and Howard Hughes, the Technicolor movie went through several ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh, Deborah Kerr If Winter Comes is a 1947 film directed by Victor Saville.

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The Doctor and the Girl Janet Leigh, Glenn Ford, Charles Coburn The Doctor and the Girl is a drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Glenn Ford. It is also known as Bodies and Souls.

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Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh Bye Bye Birdie is a 1963 musical comedy film from Columbia Pictures. It is a film adaptation of the stage production of the same name. The screenplay was written by Michael Stewart and Irving ...more

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Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Stuart Whitman An American Dream is a film directed by Robert Gist released on Oct 28, 1966.

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Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh, Ethel Barrymore The Red Danube is a 1949 American drama film directed by George Sidney and starring Walter Pidgeon. The film was based on the 1947 novel Vespers in Vienna by Bruce Marshall.

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Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Janet Leigh Living It Up is a 1954 film comedy starring the team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by Norman Taurog and produced by Paul Jones. The ...more

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Janet Leigh, Ruth Gordon, Lee Strasberg Boardwalk is a 1979 American drama film written by Stephen Verona and Leigh Chapman and directed by Verona. It stars Ruth Gordon, Lee Strasberg and Janet Leigh. The film is about the Rosen ...more

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Confidentially Connie Janet Leigh, Van Johnson, Gene Lockhart Confidentially Connie is a 1963 film directed by Edward Buzzell.

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment in the Halloween film series. It is directed by Steve Miner and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool ...more

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Janet Leigh, Gary Cooper, Gene Kelly It's a Big Country is a 1951 anthology film directed by 6 directors: Clarence Brown, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis, and William A. Wellman.

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Janet Leigh, Melvyn Douglas, Monte Markham One Is a Lonely Number is a 1972 drama film directed by Mel Stuart and starring Trish Van Devere, Janet Leigh and Melvyn Douglas. The story was written by Rebecca Morris and David Seltzer.

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Richard Dreyfuss, Janet Leigh, Roddy McDowall Hello Down There is a 1969 musical comedy film made by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Jack Arnold and Ricou Browning and produced by George Sherman and Ivan Tors from a screenplay by ...more

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Janet Leigh, Peter Lawford, Richard Anderson Just This Once is a 1952 film directed by Don Weis.

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Kid Rodelo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Janet Leigh Movies
Kid Rodelo Janet Leigh, Broderick Crawford, Don Murray Kid Rodelo is a 1966 western film written by Louis L'Amour, Eduardo Manzanos Brochero and Jack Natteford and directed by Richard Carlson.

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Murdock's Gang Janet Leigh Murdock's Gang is a 1973 film directed by Charles S. Dubin.

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In My Sister's Shadow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Janet Leigh Movies
In My Sister's Shadow Janet Leigh In My Sister's Shadow is a 1997 film directed by Sandor Stern.

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Janet Leigh, Beverly Garland, Ezio Pinza Strictly Dishonorable is a 1951 romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, and starring Ezio Pinza and Janet Leigh. It is the second film to be based ...more

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Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Richard Anderson Fearless Fagan is a 1952 film directed by Stanley Donen and stars Janet Leigh and Carleton Carpenter. It is about a clown who is drafted into the military and tries to sneak his pet lion into ...more