Jazz The Best Louis Armstrong Movies  

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

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

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High Society Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby

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Hello, Dolly! Barbra Streisand, Louis Armstrong, Walter Matthau

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The Five Pennies Louis Armstrong, Tuesday Weld, Danny Kaye

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The Glenn Miller Story James Stewart, Louis Armstrong, Marion Ross

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Pennies from Heaven Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton

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A Song Is Born Louis Armstrong, Danny Kaye, Benny Goodman

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On the Road With Duke Ellington

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Cabin in the Sky Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Butterfly McQueen

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The Strip Mickey Rooney, Louis Armstrong, Vic Damone

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I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You Louis Armstrong, Mae Questel, Little Ann Little

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New Orleans Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Marjorie Lord

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Paris Blues Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong

The Best Louis Armstrong Albums of All Time

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Atlantic City Louis Armstrong, Dorothy Dandridge, Paul Whiteman

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I'm in the Revue Louis Armstrong, Fernandel, Earl Hines

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Louis Armstrong: Good Evening Ev'rybody Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Nance

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Glory Alley Louis Armstrong, Leslie Caron, Jack Teagarden

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Louis Armstrong: Live in Australia Louis Armstrong

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The Legendary Bing Crosby

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Auf Wiedersehen Louis Armstrong, Elke Sommer, Gert Fröbe

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A Man Called Adam Morgan Freeman, Louis Armstrong, Sammy Davis^! Jr.