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The Best Lillian Gish Movies  

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

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Hearts of the World and Man's Enemy are included in this list.

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Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves
The Greatest Question is a 1919 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith.
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Lillian Gish, William Powell, Ronald Colman
Romola is a 1924 American drama film directed by Henry King and shot on location in Italy. The film stars Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell and Ronald Colman, and is based on the George ...more
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Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Henry B. Walthall
Home, Sweet Home is an American silent biographical drama directed by D.W. Griffith. The film starred Earle Foxe, Henry Walthall and Dorothy Gish in the lead roles.
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Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman
The White Sister is a 1923 American drama film starring Lillian Gish, directed by Henry King, and released by Metro Pictures about nine months before its merger into Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was ...more
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Lillian Gish, William A. Carroll
The Conscience of Hassan Bey is a 1913 American short drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and Christy Cabanne.
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Caine, Alan Alda
Sweet Liberty is an American comedy film written and directed by Alan Alda, and starring Alda in the lead role, alongside Michael Caine and Michelle Pfeiffer, with support from Bob Hoskins, Lois ...more
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Lillian Gish, Rod La Rocque
One Romantic Night is the title given to the first sound film version of Ferenc Molnár's play The Swan, and was silent screen star Lillian Gish's talking film debut. She starred as ...more
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Lillian Gish, Lloyd Bridges, Paul Muni
Commandos Strike at Dawn is a 1942 war film directed by John Farrow and written by Irwin Shaw from a story by C.S. Forester, starring Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and ...more
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Lillian Gish, Eddie Albert, Lionel Jeffries
Orders to Kill was a 1958 British wartime drama film. It starred Paul Massie, Eddie Albert and Lillian Gish. It was directed by Anthony Asquith based on a story by Donald C. Downes.
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Lillian Gish, Frank Opperman
An Indian’s Loyalty is a 1913 short Western film directed by Christy Cabanne and featuring Lillian Gish.
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Lauren Bacall, Lillian Gish, Richard Widmark
The Cobweb is a MGM Eastmancolor film. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and based on a novel by William Gibson. It was released on DVD as part of the Warner Archive Collection on January 18, ...more
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Lillian Gish, David Butler, Robert Harron
The Greatest Thing in Life is a 1918 American silent drama film about World War I, directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, and David Butler. The film is now ...more
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Lillian Gish, Rudolph Valentino, Donald Crisp
The Battle of the Sexes is a 1914 American silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith for the Majestic Motion Picture Company. No complete prints of the film are known to exist, however, a ...more
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Lillian Gish, Roland Young, Charles Halton
His Double Life is a 1933 American comedy-drama film directed by Broadway theatrical impresario and first time film director Arthur Hopkins with directorial input from the experienced William C. ...more
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Lillian Gish, William Garwood, F. A. Turner
The Hunchback is a 1914 American silent short drama film directed by W. Christy Cabanne and written by Anita Loos. The film stars William Garwood, Frank Turner, Edna Mae Wilson and Lillian
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Joan Collins, Stefanie Powers, Lillian Gish
Warning Shot is a 1967 film about a police sergeant who kills a man while on a stakeout, then must prove that it was self-defense. It is based on the novel 711 - Officer Needs Help by Whit ...more
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A Romance of Happy Valley is a 1919 American drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish. Believed lost for almost 50 years, a print was discovered in 1965 in the Soviet
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Lillian Gish, Frank Opperman
During the Round-Up is a 1913 American short Western film directed by Christy Cabanne and featuring Lillian Gish.
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Lillian Gish, Spottiswoode Aitken
Pathways of Life is a 1916 American short drama film directed by Christy Cabanne. A surviving film at UCLA Film and Television.
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Lillian Gish, Elmer Clifton, Wilfred Lucas
The Lily and the Rose; sometimes Lily of the Rose is a 1915 American silent drama film directed by Paul Powell and starring Lillian Gish. Preserved at the Library of Congress.
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The Children Pay Lillian Gish
The Children Pay is a surviving 1916 American silent drama film directed by Lloyd Ingraham and starring Lillian Gish.
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Veronica Lake, Lillian Gish, Joan Caulfield
Miss Susie Slagle's is a 1946 film directed by John Berry. It was based on the popular novel by Augusta Tucker. The film was Berry's directorial debut and first starring role for Joan
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A Woman in the Ultimate Lillian Gish
A Woman in the Ultimate is a 1913 American short drama film directed by Dell Henderson.
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The Great Chase Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish, Richard Bartlemess
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The House Built Upon Sand is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Lillian Gish Movies
The House Built Upon Sand Lillian Gish, Josephine Crowell, Roy Stewart
The House Built Upon Sand is a 1916 American drama film directed by Edward Morrissey and starring Lillian Gish. This is a lost film.