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The Best Lauren Bacall Movies

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Harper and Wide Blue Yonder.

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

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    Written on the Wind is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Written on the Wind

    Lauren Bacall, Rock Hudson

    Released1956

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    Written on the Wind is a 1956 American drama film directed by Douglas Sirk and starring Rock... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Big Sleep is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    The Big Sleep

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1946

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    The Big Sleep is a 1946 film noir directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of Raymond... more on Wikipedia
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    Key Largo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Key Largo

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1948

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Key Largo is a 1948 film noir directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G.... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    To Have and Have Not is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    To Have and Have Not

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1944

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    To Have and Have Not is a 1944 American romance-adventure film directed by Howard Hawks, and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Gift of Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    The Gift of Love

    Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack

    Released1958

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    The Gift of Love is a 1958 drama film directed by Jean Negulesco.amazon_watch buy button
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    Bright Leaf is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Bright Leaf

    Lauren Bacall, Gary Cooper

    Released1950

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Bright Leaf is a 1950 American drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Gary Cooper,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    All I Want for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    All I Want for Christmas

    Lauren Bacall, Leslie Nielsen

    Released1991

    Directed byRon Lieberman

    All I Want for Christmas is a 1991 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman... more on Wikipedia

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    Dark Passage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Dark Passage

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1947

    Directed byDelmer Daves

    Dark Passage is a Warner Bros. film noir directed by Delmer Daves and starring Humphrey Bogart... more on Wikipedia

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    North West Frontier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    North West Frontier

    Lauren Bacall, Kenneth More

    Released1959

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    North West Frontier is a 1959 British CinemaScope adventure film starring Kenneth More and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Shootist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    The Shootist

    John Wayne, Lauren Bacall

    Released1976

    Directed byDon Siegel

    The Shootist is a 1976 Western film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Wayne in his... more on Wikipedia

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    Murder on the Orient Express is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Murder on the Orient Express

    Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman

    Released1974

    Directed bySidney Lumet

    This film is a 1974 British Technicolor mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Albert... more on Wikipedia

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    Misery is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Misery

    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates

    Released1990

    Directed byRob Reiner

    Misery is a 1990 American psychological thriller film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Fan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    The Fan

    Lauren Bacall, Dana Delany

    Released1981

    Directed byEd Bianchi

    The Fan is a 1981 thriller about a stalker menacing a movie star. It stars Lauren Bacall,... more on Wikipedia
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    Woman's World is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Woman's World

    Lauren Bacall, Fred MacMurray

    Released1954

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    Woman's World, also known as A Woman's World, is a 1954 Technicolor drama film about corporate... more on Wikipedia
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    The Portrait is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    The Portrait

    Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck

    Released1993

    Directed byArthur Penn

    The Portrait is a 1993 television film directed by Arthur Penn.amazon_watch buy button
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    Prêt-à-Porter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Prêt-à-Porter

    Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Prêt-à-Porter, released in the US as Ready to Wear, is a 1994 American satirical comedy film... more on Wikipedia
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    Designing Woman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Designing Woman

    Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck

    Released1957

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

    Designing Woman is a 1957 romantic comedy about fashion. Vincente Minnelli directed stars... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Mirror Has Two Faces is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    The Mirror Has Two Faces

    Barbra Streisand, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1996

    Directed byBarbra Streisand

    The Mirror Has Two Faces is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film produced and directed... more on Wikipedia

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    My Fellow Americans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    My Fellow Americans

    Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd

    Released1996

    Directed byPeter Segal

    My Fellow Americans is a 1996 American comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and James Garner as... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Dogville is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Dogville

    Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall

    Released2003

    Directed byLars von Trier

    Dogville is a 2003 Danish drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Young Man with a Horn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Young Man with a Horn

    Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall

    Released1950

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Young Man with a Horn is a 1950 musical drama film based on a novel of the same name by... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    A Star for Two is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    A Star for Two

    Lauren Bacall, Anthony Quinn
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    Birth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Birth

    Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall

    Released2004

    Directed byJonathan Glazer

    Birth is a 2004 American drama film directed by Jonathan Glazer, starring Nicole Kidman,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Walker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    The Walker

    Willem Dafoe, Lauren Bacall

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Schrader

    The Walker is a 2007 American-British drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader. It is... more on Wikipedia
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    Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lauren Bacall Movies
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    Howl's Moving Castle

    Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka

    Released2004

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao... more on Wikipedia

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