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The Best Linda Darnell Movies

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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.

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    A Letter to Three Wives

    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain

    Released1949

    Directed byJoseph 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. It...  more
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    Hangover Square

    George Sanders, Linda Darnell

    Released1945

    Directed byJohn 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 to the...  more
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    Dakota Incident

    Linda Darnell, Ward Bond

    Released1956

    Directed byLewis R. Foster

    Dakota Incident is a 1956 Western produced by Republic Pictures. The film stars Dale Robertson and Linda Darnell....  more
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    Brigham Young

    Vincent Price, Tyrone Power

    Released1940

    Directed byHenry 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 Smith,...  more

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    Two Flags West

    Linda Darnell, Joseph Cotten

    Released1950

    Directed byRobert 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
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    Star Dust

    Linda Darnell

    Released1940

    Directed byWalter Lang

    Star Dust is a 1940 film directed by Walter Lang. It stars Linda Darnell and John Payne....  more
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    The 13th Letter

    Charles Boyer, Linda Darnell

    Released1951

    Directed byOtto 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....  more
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    Island of Desire

    Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter

    Released1952

    Directed byStuart 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....  more
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    The Mark of Zorro

    Tyrone Power, Basil Rathbone

    Released1940

    Directed byRouben 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, Linda...  more

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    No Way Out

    Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark

    Released1950

    Directed byJoseph 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
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    Fallen Angel

    Linda Darnell, John Carradine

    Released1945

    Directed byOtto 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 Alice...  more
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    Blood and Sand

    Rita Hayworth, Anthony Quinn

    Released1941

    Directed byRouben 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 critical...  more
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    Centennial Summer

    Jeanne Crain, Walter Brennan

    Released1946

    Directed byOtto 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 the...  more
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    Slattery's Hurricane

    Veronica Lake, Richard Widmark

    Released1949

    Directed byAndré 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 1956. The...  more
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    Night Without Sleep

    Linda Darnell, Gary Merrill

    Released1952

    Directed byRoy Ward Baker

    Night Without Sleep is a 1952 film directed by Roy Ward Baker....  more
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    It Happened Tomorrow

    Linda Darnell, Dick Powell

    Released1944

    Directed byRené 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....  more
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    Everybody Does It

    Celeste Holm, Linda Darnell

    Released1949

    Directed byEdmund 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 of...  more
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    Anna and the King of Siam

    Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne

    Released1946

    Directed byJohn 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
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    Zero Hour!

    Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden

    Released1957

    Directed byHall 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 features...  more

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    Black Spurs

    DeForest Kelley, Linda Darnell

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert G. Springsteen

    Black Spurs is a 1965 western film written by Steve Fisher and directed by R.G. Springsteen....
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    Sweet and Low-Down

    Benny Goodman, Linda Darnell

    Released1944

    Directed byArchie Mayo

    Sweet and Low-Down is a 1944 film directed by Archie Mayo....  more
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    City Without Men

    Linda Darnell, Margaret Hamilton

    Released1943

    Directed bySidney Salkow

    City Without Men is a 1943 film directed by Sidney Salkow....
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    My Darling Clementine

    Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan

    Released1946

    Directed byJohn 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 Corral....  more

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    Buffalo Bill

    Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn

    Released1944

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Buffalo Bill Technicolor is a biographical Western about the life of the legendary frontiersman, starring Joel McCrea and Maureen O'Hara with Linda Darnell and Anthony Quinn in supporting roles....  more
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    Forever Amber

    George Sanders, Jessica Tandy

    Released1947

    Directed byJohn 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