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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  • A Letter to Three Wives
    Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern
    25 votes
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    Deborah Bishop, Lora Mae Hollingsway and Rita Phipps are three friends who all receive letters from another friend, Addie Ross, telling them that she is about to leave town with one of their ...more

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  • Pinky
    Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters
    23 votes
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: Elia Kazan
    Pinky (Jeanne Crain) is a black woman so fair-skinned she was able to pose as white throughout nursing school. Newly graduated, she flees south to visit her grandmother (Ethel Waters) after a doctor, ...more

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  • Apartment for Peggy
    Jeanne Crain, William Holden, Edmund Gwenn
    21 votes
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: George Seaton
    Peggy (Jeanne Crain) is an exuberant young woman married to Jason Taylor (William Holden), a veteran going to college on the G.I. Bill in hopes of becoming a teacher. While Jason takes classes, the ...more
  • Leave Her to Heaven
    Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain
    29 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: John M. Stahl
    While on a train, writer Richard Harland (Cornel Wilde) strikes up a relationship with the gorgeous Ellen Berent (Gene Tierney). Ellen quickly becomes obsessed with Richard and abandons her fiancé, ...more

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  • State Fair
    Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes
    29 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Walter Lang
    The small-town Frake family attend the Iowa State Fair, the annual highlight of their summer. Son Wayne (Dick Haymes) plots revenge on a midway barker (Henry Morgan) who had embarrassed him the ...more

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  • Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile

    Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile

    Vincent Price, Jeanne Crain, Edmund Purdom
    19 votes
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Fernando Cerchio
    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, Edmund ...more