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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Thirty-Day Princess and Arizona to Broadway.

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

Joan Bennett was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Hal Roach, Fritz Lang and Otto Preminger.

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Scarlet Street Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea Scarlet Street is a 1945 American film noir directed by Fritz Lang about a middle-aged painter who is seduced by a woman and paints her a portrait, only to come across that she's using him for ...more

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The Macomber Affair Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett The Macomber Affair is a 1947 movie set in British East Africa concerning a fatal triangle involving a frustrated wife, a weak husband, and the professional hunter who comes between them. The ...more

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The Reckless Moment Joan Bennett, Shepperd Strudwick, Geraldine Brooks The Reckless Moment is a 1949 American film noir melodrama directed by Max Ophüls, produced by Walter Wanger, and released by Columbia Pictures with Burnett Guffey as cinematographer. ...more

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Man Hunt George Sanders, Roddy McDowall, Joan Bennett Man Hunt is a 1941 American thriller film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Walter Pidgeon and Joan Bennett. It is based on the 1939 novel Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household and is set just ...more

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She Couldn't Take It Joan Bennett, George Raft, Billie Burke She Couldn't Take It is a 1935 comedy film made at Columbia Pictures, directed by Tay Garnett, written by C. Graham Baker, Gene Towne and Oliver H.P. Garrett, and starring George Raft and Joan ...more

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Suspiria Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier Suspiria is a 1977 Italian horror film directed by Dario Argento, co-written by Argento and Daria Nicolodi, and co-produced by Claudio and Salvatore Argento. The film stars Jessica Harper as an ...more

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The Man in the Iron Mask Peter Cushing, Joan Bennett, Albert Dekker The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1939 American film very loosely adapted from the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the ...more

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Father of the Bride Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Father of the Bride is a 1950 American comedy film about a man trying to cope with preparations for his daughter's upcoming wedding. The movie stars Spencer Tracy in the titular role, Joan ...more

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The Woman in the Window Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey The Woman in the Window is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang that tells the story of psychology professor Richard Wanley who meets and becomes enamored of a young femme fatale. Based on J. ...more

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We're No Angels Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Basil Rathbone We're No Angels is a 1955 Christmas comedy film starring an ensemble cast of Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray, Joan Bennett, Basil Rathbone, and Leo G. Carroll. Shot in both VistaVision ...more

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Bulldog Drummond Joan Bennett, Ronald Colman, Lawrence Grant Bulldog Drummond is a crime film in which Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond helps a beautiful young woman in distress. The film stars Ronald Colman as the title character, Claud Allister, ...more

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Father's Little Dividend Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Father's Little Dividend is a 1951 comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, and Elizabeth Taylor. The movie is the sequel to Father of the Bride. ...more

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Little Women Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Edna May Oliver Little Women is a 1933 American drama film directed by George Cukor and starring Katharine Hepburn and Joan Bennett. The screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman is based on the classic ...more

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Private Worlds Claudette Colbert, Joan Bennett, Charles Boyer Private Worlds is a drama film which tells the story of the staff and patients at a mental hospital, and the chief of the hospital who has problems dealing with a female psychiatrist. The film ...more

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The Woman on the Beach Joan Bennett, Robert Ryan, Charles Bickford The Woman on the Beach is a 1947 film noir directed by Jean Renoir, released by RKO Radio Pictures, and starring Robert Ryan, Joan Bennett, and Charles Bickford.

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Secret Beyond the Door Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Natalie Schafer Secret Beyond the Door is a 1948 psychological thriller and modern updating of the Bluebeard fairytale, directed by Fritz Lang, produced by Lang's Diana Productions, and released by Universal ...more

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Hollow Triumph Joan Bennett, Paul Henreid, John Qualen Hollow Triumph is a 1948 American film noir directed by Steve Sekely and starring Paul Henreid and Joan Bennett. It was released by Eagle-Lion Films, based on the 1946 novel of the same title ...more

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Disraeli Joan Bennett, George Arliss, David Torrence Disraeli is a 1929 American historical film directed by Alfred E. Green, released by Warner Brothers, and adapted by Julien Josephson and De Leon Anthony from the 1911 play Disraeli by Louis N. ...more

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Two for Tonight Bing Crosby, Joan Bennett, Thelma Todd Two for Tonight is a 1935 American musical comedy film directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Bing Crosby, Joan Bennett, and Mary Boland. Based on the play Two for Tonight by J. O. Lief and Max ...more

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For Heaven's Sake Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett, Clifton Webb For Heaven's Sake is a 1950 fantasy film starring Clifton Webb as an angel trying to save the marriage of a couple played by Joan Bennett and Robert Cummings. It was adapted from the play May We ...more

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Puttin' On the Ritz Joan Bennett, Bess Flowers, James Gleason Puttin' On the Ritz is a musical film, directed by Edward Sloman and starred Harry Richman, Joan Bennett, and James Gleason. The screenplay was written by James Gleason and William K. Wells, ...more

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Green Hell Vincent Price, George Sanders, Douglas Fairbanks Green Hell is a 1940 jungle adventure film directed by James Whale with photography by Karl Freund. The cast includes Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Bennett, John Howard, George Sanders, Alan Hale, ...more

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Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 Joan Bennett, Penny Singleton, Jerome Cowan Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 is a 1937 musical comedy film produced by Walter Wanger and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Irving Cummings, written by Bella Spewack and Sam ...more

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The Mississippi Gambler Joan Bennett, Joseph Schildkraut, Carmelita Geraghty The Mississippi Gambler is a 1929 film made by Universal Pictures, directed by Reginald Barker, and starring by Joseph Schildkraut and Joan Bennett.

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Thirty-Day Princess Cary Grant, Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett Thirty-Day Princess is a 1934 black-and-white comedy film starring Sylvia Sidney, Cary Grant and Edward Arnold. The film was based on a story of the same name by Clarence Budington Kelland, ...more

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The House Across the Bay Joan Bennett, Walter Pidgeon, George Raft The House Across the Bay is a 1940 film directed by Archie Mayo, produced by Walter Wanger, written by Myles Connolly and Kathryn Scola, and released by United Artists. The picture involves a ...more

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Me and My Gal Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Marion Burns Me and My Gal is a 1932 American motion picture drama and romantic comedy starring Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett, directed by Raoul Walsh, and released by the Fox Film Corporation. The film ...more

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Wild Girl Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy, Eugene Pallette Wild Girl is a 1932 American historical drama film starring Charles Farrell, Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy, and Eugene Pallette. The movie was directed by Raoul Walsh, based on a play by Paul ...more

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Doctors' Wives Joan Bennett, Warner Baxter, George Chandler Doctors' Wives is a 1931 romantic drama film made by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Frank Borzage. The film stars Warner Baxter and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Maurine Dallas ...more

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13 Hours by Air Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett 13 Hours by Air is a 1936 drama film made by Paramount Pictures and directed by Mitchell Leisen. The film stars Fred MacMurray and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Kenyon Nicholson ...more

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The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo Joan Bennett, Ronald Colman, Colin Clive The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo is a 1935 American romantic comedy film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Stephen Roberts, and starred Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, and Colin ...more

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Highway Dragnet Joan Bennett, Mary Beth Hughes, Iris Adrian Highway Dragnet is a 1954 American crime drama film noir directed by Nathan Juran, based on story by U.S. Anderson and Roger Corman. The film stars Richard Conte, Joan Bennett and Wanda

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Nob Hill Joan Bennett, George Raft, Vivian Blaine Nob Hill is a 1945 technicolor film about a Barbary Coast saloon keeper starring George Raft and Joan Bennett. Part musical and part drama, the movie was directed by Henry Hathaway.

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Moby Dick John Barrymore, Joan Bennett, Noble Johnson Moby Dick is a 1930 all-talking film made by Warner Bros., directed by Lloyd Bacon, and starring John Barrymore and Joan Bennett. The film is a sound remake of the 1926 silent movie, The Sea ...more

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Mississippi Bing Crosby, W. C. Fields, Joan Bennett Mississippi is a 1935 musical comedy film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and starring Bing Crosby, W. C. Fields, and Joan Bennett. Written by Francis Martin and Jack Cunningham based on the ...more

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Hush Money Myrna Loy, Joan Bennett, George Raft Hush Money is a 1931 American comedy-drama film featuring Joan Bennett, Hardie Albright, Owen Moore, Myrna Loy, and George Raft. The movie was directed by Sidney Lanfield.

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Colonel Effingham's Raid Joan Bennett, Charles Coburn, Allyn Joslyn Colonel Effingham's Raid is a 1946 comedy film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Irving Pichel. It is also known as Berry Fleming's Colonel Effingham's Raid, Everything's Peaches Down in ...more

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The Man I Married Joan Bennett, Francis Lederer The Man I Married is a 1940 drama film starring Joan Bennett and Francis Lederer. An American woman marries a German, only to lose him to the Nazi Party when the couple travel to Germany.

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Margin for Error Milton Berle, Joan Bennett, Otto Preminger Margin for Error is a 1943 American drama film directed by Otto Preminger. The screenplay by Lillie Hayward and Samuel Fuller is based on the 1939 play of the same title by Clare Boothe Luce.

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Wedding Present Cary Grant, Joan Bennett, Conrad Nagel Wedding Present is a 1936 romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Richard Wallace, and starred Joan Bennett and Cary Grant. The screenplay was written by Joseph ...more

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The Housekeeper's Daughter Joan Bennett, Adolphe Menjou, John Hubbard The Housekeeper's Daughter is a 1939 comedy film directed and produced by Hal Roach. The film stars Joan Bennett, Adolphe Menjou and John Hubbard. The screenplay was written by Rian James, ...more

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Maybe It's Love Joan Bennett, Joe E. Brown, James Hall Maybe It's Love is an all-talking 1930 musical comedy film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by William A. Wellman. The movie stars Joan Bennett, Joe E. Brown and James Hall. ...more

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Wild Geese Calling Henry Fonda, Joan Bennett Wild Geese Calling is a 1941 film made by 20th Century-Fox, directed by John Brahm and starring Henry Fonda and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Horace McCoy, based on a novel by ...more

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The Texans Walter Brennan, Joan Bennett, Randolph Scott The Texans is a 1938 film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by James P. Hogan, and starring by Joan Bennett, Randolph Scott and Walter Brennan. The screenplay was written by William Wister ...more

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The Son of Monte Cristo George Sanders, Joan Bennett, Clayton Moore The Son of Monte Cristo is a 1940 American black-and-white film produced by Edward Small, directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, and George Sanders. The Small ...more

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The Wife Takes a Flyer Joan Bennett, Lloyd Bridges, Franchot Tone The Wife Takes a Flyer is a 1942 romantic comedy film made by Columbia Pictures, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring by Joan Bennett and Franchot Tone. The screenplay was written by Jay ...more

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Two in a Crowd Joan Bennett, Joel McCrea, Reginald Denny Two in a Crowd is a romantic comedy film directed by Alfred E. Green, starring Joan Bennett and Joel McCrea, and released by Universal Pictures. The screenplay was written by Lewis R. Foster, ...more

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She Knew All the Answers Eve Arden, Joan Bennett, Franchot Tone She Knew All the Answers is a 1941 comedy film made by Columbia Pictures, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring by Joan Bennett and Franchot Tone. The screenplay was written by Kenneth Earl ...more

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Girl Trouble Don Ameche, Joan Bennett Girl Trouble is a 1942 comedy film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Harold D. Schuster, and starring Don Ameche and Joan Bennett. It is also known as Between You and Me and Man from

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Arizona to Broadway Joan Bennett, James Dunn Arizona to Broadway is a 1933 crime romance film made by Fox Film Corporation, directed by James Tinling. The screenplay was written by William M. Conselman and Henry Johnson. The film stars ...more