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The Best Louis Hayward Movies  

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

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

List ranges from And Then There Were None to The Search for Bridey Murphy and more.

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Peter Cushing, Joan Bennett, Albert Dekker
The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1939 American film very loosely adapted from the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the ...more
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Louis Hayward, Dona Drake, George Macready
Fortunes of Captain Blood is a 1950 adventure film directed by Gordon Douglas.
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Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, Ted de Corsia
Captain Pirate is a 1952 American action/adventure film directed by Ralph Murphy, starring Louis Hayward and Patricia Medina, and produced by Harry Joe Brown. The swashbuckler was based on the ...more
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Jane Russell, Norman Lloyd, Penny Singleton
Young Widow is a 1946 drama film directed by Edwin L. Marin, starring Jane Russell and Louis Hayward. It focuses on Joan Kenwood, a young journalist who can't get over her husband's death in ...more
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Ida Lupino, Evelyn Keyes, Louis Hayward
Ladies in Retirement is an American 1941 film noir directed by Charles Vidor, and starring Ida Lupino and Louis Hayward. It is based on a 1940 Broadway play of the same title by Reginald Denham ...more
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Louis Hayward, Naomi Chance
The Saint's Return is a British crime thriller from 1953, produced by Hammer Film Productions in London. It premiered in London under the original title on 12 October 1953 and was distributed in ...more
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Edgar Buchanan, Louis Hayward, Halliwell Hobbes
The Black Arrow is a 1948 swashbuckler film.
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Jane Wyatt, Kathleen Freeman, Louis Hayward
House by the River is a 1950 Gothic film noir directed by Fritz Lang, and starring Louis Hayward, Jane Wyatt, Lee Bowman, and Dorothy Patrick.
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Louis Hayward, Bernard Miles, Googie Withers
The Love Test is a 1935 British romantic comedy film directed by Michael Powell and starring Judy Gunn, Louis Hayward, David Hutcheson, Googie Withers and Thorley Walters. It was made as a Quota ...more
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Louis Hayward, Jonathan Hale, Kay Sutton
The Saint in New York is an American 1938 crime film, directed by Ben Holmes and adapted from Leslie Charteris's novel of the same name by Charles Kaufman and Mortimer Offner. Released by RKO ...more
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Walter Huston, Judith Anderson, Barry Fitzgerald
And Then There Were None is a 1945 film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling mystery novel of the same name and is directed by René Clair. In the UK it had the title "Ten ...more
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J. Carrol Naish, Louis Hayward, Lionel Atwill
Absolute Quiet is a 1936 drama film based on story by George F. Worts, written by Harry Clork and directed by George B. Seitz.
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Raymond Burr, Louis Hayward, Philip Van Zandt
"When a security leak at an atomic energy plant threatens the safety of the free world, an FBI agent (Dennis O’Keefe) and a Scotland Yard inspector (Louis Hayward) track the spy ring to ...more
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Paul Muni, Louis Hayward, Miriam Hopkins
The Woman I Love is a 1937 American film about a romantic triangle involving two World War I fighter pilots and the wife of one of them. It stars Paul Muni, Miriam Hopkins, and Louis Hayward. ...more
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Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Fredric March
Anthony Adverse is a 1936 American epic costume drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. Based on the novel Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen, with a ...more
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Sydney Greenstreet, Martha Vickers, Louis Hayward
Ruthless is a 1948 drama film noir directed by Edgar G. Ulmer and starring Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet and Louis Hayward.
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The Royal African Rifles Louis Hayward, Michael Pate, Veronica Hurst
The Royal African Rifles is a 1953 Cinecolor First World War adventure film set in British East Africa but filmed on location in the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Directed by ...more
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Lucille Ball, Maureen O'Hara, Ralph Bellamy
Dance, Girl, Dance is a film released in 1940 and directed by Dorothy Arzner. In 2007, Dance, Girl, Dance was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library ...more
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Jeffrey Hunter, Louis Hayward, Jack Taylor
The Christmas Kid is a 1967 western film directed by Sidney W. Pink and distributed in America by Troma Entertainment.
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Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Mary Martin
The Rage of Paris is a 1938 American comedy film made by Universal Pictures. The movie was directed by Henry Koster, and written by Bruce Manning and Felix Jackson. It won the Venice Film ...more
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Louis Hayward, Binnie Barnes, Alan Curtis
The Pirates of Capri is a 1949 adventure film written by Sidney Alexander and directed by Edgar G. Ulmer.
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Louis Hayward, Anne Shirley, Lee Patrick
Condemned Women is a 1938 romantic drama film written by Lionel Houser and directed by Lew Landers.
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A Feather in Her Hat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Louis Hayward Movies
A Feather in Her Hat Basil Rathbone, Louis Hayward, Pauline Lord
A Feather in her Hat is a 1935 drama film directed by Alfred Santell.
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The Son of Dr. Jekyll is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Louis Hayward Movies
The Son of Dr. Jekyll Louis Hayward, Alexander Knox, Paul Cavanagh
The Son of Dr. Jekyll is a 1951 American historical horror film directed by Seymour Friedman and starring Louis Hayward, Jody Lawrance, Lester Matthews and Alexander Knox. Financed and ...more
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Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward
The Strange Woman is a 1946 American dramatic thriller film directed by Edgar G. Ulmer and starring Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, and Louis Hayward. Originally released by United Artists, the ...more