Watchworthy

The Best Linda Darnell Movies 

Reference
Updated September 22, 2019 598 votes 98 voters 6k views 29 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

This list below has everything from City Without Men to Blood and Sand.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Linda Darnell movies?" and "What are the greatest Linda Darnell roles of all time?"
Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
1
Ranker Video
Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1949

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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
2
Ranker Video
George Sanders, Linda Darnell, Alan Napier

Released: 1945

Directed by: John Brahm

Hangover Square is a 1945 film noir directed by John Brahm, based on the novel Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton. The screenplay was written by Barré Lyndon who made a number of changes ...more
3
Ranker Video
Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

Released: 1950

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

No Way Out is a 1950 black-and-white American film noir directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and starring Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally and Sidney Poitier, who portrays a doctor ...more
4
Ranker Video
Linda Darnell, John Carradine, Alice Faye

Released: 1945

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Fallen Angel is a 1945 black-and-white film noir directed by Otto Preminger, with cinematography by Joseph LaShelle, who had also worked with Preminger on Laura a year before. The film features ...more
5
Ranker Video
Tyrone Power, Basil Rathbone, Linda Darnell

Released: 1940

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

The Mark of Zorro is a 1940 American adventure film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck for 20th Century Fox. The action movie stars Tyrone Power as Don Diego Vega, ...more
6
Ranker Video
Rita Hayworth, Anthony Quinn, Tyrone Power

Released: 1941

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Blood and Sand is a Technicolor film produced by 20th Century Fox, directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, and Alla Nazimova. It is based on the ...more
7
Ranker Video
Jeanne Crain, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

Released: 1946

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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
8
Ranker Video
Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallée

Released: 1948

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Unfaithfully Yours is a 1948 American screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges and starring Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee and Barbara Lawrence. The film is a ...more
9
Ranker Video
Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

Released: 1946

Directed by: John Ford

My Darling Clementine, a 1946 film, regarded as one of the best Western movies made by Director John Ford, stars Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp during the period leading up to Gunfight at the OK ...more

More My Darling Clementine 

#56 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #397 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars #47 of 232 The Best Black and White Movies Ever Made

10
Ranker Video
Linda Darnell, Ward Bond, Dale Robertson

Released: 1956

Directed by: Lewis R. Foster

Dakota Incident is a 1956 Western produced by Republic Pictures. The film stars Dale Robertson and Linda Darnell.
11
Ranker Video
Linda Darnell, Joseph Cotten, Jeff Chandler

Released: 1950

Directed by: Robert Wise

Two Flags West is a 1950 Western drama set during the American Civil War, directed by Robert Wise and starring Joseph Cotten, Jeff Chandler, Linda Darnell, and Cornell Wilde. The opening credits ...more
12
Ranker Video
Vincent Price, Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell

Released: 1940

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Brigham Young is a 1940 American biographical romantic drama film that describes Young's succession to the presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after founder Joseph ...more

More Brigham Young 

#361 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #402 of 405 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #41 of 49 The Best 1940s Western Movies

13
Ranker Video
Linda Darnell

Released: 1940

Directed by: Walter Lang

Star Dust is a 1940 film directed by Walter Lang. It stars Linda Darnell and John Payne.
14
Ranker Video
Night Without Sleep Linda Darnell, Gary Merrill

Released: 1952

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Night Without Sleep is a 1952 film directed by Roy Ward Baker.
15
Island of Desire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Linda Darnell Movies
Island of Desire Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, John Laurie

Released: 1952

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Saturday Island is a 1952 British romantic war film directed by Stuart Heisler and starring Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray and John Laurie, Lloyd Lamble and Peter Butterworth.
16
Ranker Video
George Sanders, Jessica Tandy, Linda Darnell

Released: 1947

Directed by: John M. Stahl, Otto Preminger

Forever Amber is a 1947 American romantic drama film starring Linda Darnell and Cornel Wilde. It was based on the book of the same name by Kathleen Winsor. It also starred Richard Greene, George ...more
17
Ranker Video
Charles Boyer, Linda Darnell, Michael Rennie

Released: 1951

Directed by: Otto Preminger

The 13th Letter is a 1951 film directed by Otto Preminger. The film is a remake of the French film Le Corbeau directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot.
18
Ranker Video
Celeste Holm, Linda Darnell, Paul Douglas

Released: 1949

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Everybody Does It is a 1949 comedy film starring Paul Douglas, Linda Darnell and Celeste Holm. In the film, a businessman's wife tries to become an opera star, failing miserably due to her lack ...more
19
Ranker Video
Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden, Dana Andrews

Released: 1957

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Zero Hour! is a 1957 drama film directed by Hall Bartlett from a screenplay by Arthur Hailey, Hall Bartlett and John Champion. It stars Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell and Sterling Hayden and ...more

More Zero Hour! 

#359 of 405 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #28 of 50 The Greatest Robin Versions Of All Time #508 of 530 The Best Doctor Movies

20
Ranker Video
Black Spurs DeForest Kelley, Linda Darnell, Lon Chaney

Released: 1965

Directed by: Robert G. Springsteen

Black Spurs is a 1965 western film written by Steve Fisher and directed by R.G. Springsteen.
21
Ranker Video
Benny Goodman, Linda Darnell, Dickie Moore

Released: 1944

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Sweet and Low-Down is a 1944 film directed by Archie Mayo.
22
Summer Storm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Linda Darnell Movies
Summer Storm George Sanders, Linda Darnell, Edward Everett Horton

Released: 1944

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Summer Storm is film directed by Douglas Sirk released on July 14, 1944.
23
Ranker Video
Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb

Released: 1946

Directed by: John Cromwell

Anna and the King of Siam is a 1946 drama film directed by John Cromwell. An adaptation of the 1944 novel of the same name by Margaret Landon, it was based on the fictionalized diaries of Anna ...more
24
Ranker Video
Veronica Lake, Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell

Released: 1949

Directed by: André de Toth

Slattery's Hurricane is a 1949 drama film directed by André De Toth and based on a story submitted by Herman Wouk, who also coauthored the screenplay and published a novel of the film in ...more
25
Ranker Video
Linda Darnell, Dick Powell, Edgar Kennedy

Released: 1944

Directed by: René Clair

It Happened Tomorrow is a 1944 American fantasy film directed by René Clair, starring Dick Powell, Linda Darnell and Jack Oakie, and featuring Edgar Kennedy and John Philliber.