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The Best Jeanne Crain Movies  

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

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

Everything from Hot Rods to Hell to The Fastest Gun Alive is included on this list.

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Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Thelma Ritter
A Letter to Three Wives is a 1949 American romantic drama film which tells the story of a woman who mails a letter to three women, telling them she has left town with the husband of one of them. ...more
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Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Jeanne Crain
Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 American Technicolor film noir starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, Ray Collins, and Chill Wills. The story was ...more
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Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters
Pinky is a 1949 American drama film starring Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore and Ethel Waters. All three actresses were nominated for the Academy Award, Crain for Best Actress in a Leading Role, ...more
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Jeanne Crain, Harry Morgan, Dana Andrews
State Fair is a 1945 American musical film directed by Walter Lang. Is a musical adaptation of the 1933 film of the same name, with original music by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The film stars ...more
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Jeanne Crain, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell
Centennial Summer is a 1946 musical film directed by Otto Preminger. The musical, that stars Jeanne Crain and Cornel Wilde, is based on a novel by Albert E. Idell. It was produced in response to ...more
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Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Debra Paget
Belles on Their Toes is a film based on the book Belles on Their Toes by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The film had its debut in New York City on May 2, 1952. It was ...more
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Jeanne Crain, Thelma Ritter, Zero Mostel
The Model and the Marriage Broker is a 1951 film about a marriage broker. Though Jeanne Crain is top billed, the movie revolves around Thelma Ritter's character, in a rare leading role for ...more
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Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jeanne Crain Movies
Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile Vincent Price, Jeanne Crain, Edmund Purdom
Nefertiti, reina del Nilo is a 1961 Italian Sword-and-sandal historical drama written and directed by Fernando Cerchio and produced for MAX Film by Ottavio Poggi. The film stars Jeanne Crain, ...more
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Jeanne Crain, Jean Peters, Mitzi Gaynor
Take Care of My Little Girl is a 1951 film directed by Jean Negulesco.
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Jeanne Crain, Lynn Bari, Glenn Langan
Margie is a 1946 American romantic comedy film directed by Henry King.
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Frank Sinatra, Jeanne Crain, Eddie Albert
The Joker Is Wild is a 1957 American musical drama film directed by Charles Vidor, starring Frank Sinatra, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanne Crain, and Eddie Albert, and released by Paramount Pictures. The ...more
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William Holden, Jeanne Crain, Edmund Gwenn
Apartment for Peggy is a 1948 film about a depressed professor whose spirits are lifted when he rents part of his home to a young couple. It was based on the novelette An Apartment for Jenny by ...more
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Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Edgar Buchanan
Cheaper by the Dozen is a 1950 Technicolor film based upon the 1948 autobiographical book Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The film and book ...more
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Jeanne Crain, Gail Russell, Elaine Stewart
The Tattered Dress is a 1957 film noir directed by Jack Arnold and featuring Jeff Chandler, Jeanne Crain, Jack Carson and Gail Russell.
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Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie, Max Showalter
Dangerous Crossing is a 1953 black-and-white film noir mystery film, directed by Joseph M. Newman and starring Jeanne Crain and Michael Rennie, based on the 1943 play Cabin B-13 by John Dickson
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The Second Greatest Sex Jeanne Crain, Mamie Van Doren, Jimmy Boyd
The Second Greatest Sex is a film directed by George Marshall released on Oct 1955.
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Jeanne Crain, Jean Peters, Aaron Spelling
Vicki is a 1953 film noir directed by Harry Horner and based on the novel I Wake Up Screaming, written by Steve Fisher. The film features Jeanne Crain, Jean Peters, Elliott Reid and Richard
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Jane Russell, Jeanne Crain, Alan Young
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes is a 1955 romantic musical comedy film produced by Russ-Field productions, starring Jane Russell and Jeanne Crain, and released by United Artists. It was directed by ...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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Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Mara Corday
Man Without a Star is a 1955 western film starring Kirk Douglas as a wanderer who gets dragged into a range war. It was based on the novel of the same name, published in 1952, by Dee Linford.
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Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick Crawford
The Fastest Gun Alive is a 1956 western film starring Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain and Broderick Crawford.
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Marilyn Monroe, Charles Laughton, Anne Baxter
Full House is a 1952 film directed by Henry Hathaway.
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Jeanne Crain, Heather Angel, Eugene Pallette
In the Meantime, Darling is a 1944 American drama film produced and directed by Otto Preminger. The screenplay by Arthur Kober and Michael Uris focuses on a wealthy war bride who is forced to ...more
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Red Buttons, Jeanne Crain, Karl Malden
An U.S. Army-requested film production of a popular wartime (World War II) Broadway play about a group of new Army pilot recruits as the learn, live and love.
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Basil Rathbone, Jeanne Crain, Jean Marais
Pontius Pilate is an Italian drama film from 1962, directed by Gian Paolo Callegari and Irving Rapper, written by Oreste Biancoli, starring Jean Marais and Jeanne Crain. The film was known under ...more