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

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

The Spirit is Willing and The Man Who Came to Dinner are included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mary Wickes movies?" and "What are the greatest Mary Wickes roles of all time?"
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Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney
White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen, loosely based on the 1942 film ...more

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Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Mary Wickes
Who Done It? is a 1942 comedy-mystery film starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.

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Demi Moore, Kevin Kline, Jason Alexander
Madacy Kids brings to life Victor Hugo's classic novel for this entry in their animated Children's Film Favorites series. Centering on the deformed Quasimodo, Children's Film Favorites: The ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes
Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film ...more

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Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett
The Music Man is a 1962 musical film starring Robert Preston as Harold Hill and Shirley Jones as Marian Paroo. The film is based on the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name by Meredith ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill, Maggie Smith
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit is a 1993 American comedy film loosely based on the life of Crenshaw High School choir instructor Iris Stevenson, and starring Whoopi Goldberg. Directed by Bill ...more

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Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Vic Morrow
Cimarron is a 1960 western film based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron, featuring Glenn Ford and Maria Schell. It was directed by Anthony Mann, known for his westerns and film noirs. Ferber's ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel
Sister Act is a 1992 American comedy film released by Touchstone Pictures. Directed by Emile Ardolino, it features musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman and stars Whoopi Goldberg as a Reno lounge ...more

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Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid
Now, Voyager is a 1942 American drama film starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains, and directed by Irving Rapper. The screenplay by Casey Robinson is based on the 1941 novel of the ...more

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Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Mary Wickes
The Man Who Came to Dinner is a 1942 American comedy film directed by William Keighley, and starring Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan and Monty Woolley as the title character. The screenplay by Julius ...more

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Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Steve Forrest
It Happened to Jane is a 1959 romantic comedy film starring Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, and Ernie Kovacs directed by Richard Quine and written by Norman Katkov and Max Wilk. The film was co-produced ...more

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Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Mary Wickes
The Trouble with Angels is a 1966 comedy film in Pathécolor about the adventures of two girls in an all-girls Catholic school run by nuns. The film was directed by Ida Lupino and stars ...more

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Meryl Streep, Annette Bening, Gene Hackman
Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Carrie Fisher is based on her 1987 semi-autobiographical novel of the same title. The ...more

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Dick Van Patten, Keenan Wynn, Harry Morgan
Snowball Express is a 1972 screwball comedy film made by Walt Disney Productions about a man who leaves his middle class job to run a hotel left to him by his uncle.

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Jodie Foster, Michael Douglas, Mary Wickes
Napoleon and Samantha is a 1972 American adventure drama film directed by Bernard McEveety and written by Stewart Raffill. Filmed in and around John Day, Oregon, it stars Michael Douglas, Johnny ...more

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Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Mary Wickes
Dance with Me, Henry is a 1956 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. It is the final film that they starred in together, although Costello went on to star in one more film before ...more

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Stella Stevens, Milton Berle, Susan Saint James
Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows is a 1968 American comedy film directed by James Neilson and starring Rosalind Russell, Stella Stevens, and Binnie Barnes. Written by Blanche Hanalis, the film ...more

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Spencer Tracy, Anthony Perkins, Jean Simmons
The Actress is an 1953 American comedy-drama film based on Ruth Gordon's autobiographical play Years Ago. Gordon herself wrote the screenplay. The film was directed by George Cukor and stars ...more

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Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Claire Trevor
How to Murder Your Wife is a 1965 American comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Virna Lisi. It was directed by Richard Quine, who also directed Lemmon in My Sister Eileen, It Happened to Jane, ...more

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Doris Day, Mary Wickes, Ellen Corby
On Moonlight Bay is a 1951 musical film directed by Roy Del Ruth which tells the story of the Winfield family at the turn of the 20th century. The movie is based loosely on the Penrod stories by ...more

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Red Skelton, Mary Wickes, Polly Bergen
Half a Hero is a 1953 American comedy film starring Red Skelton and Jean Hagen. Directed by Don Weis, the film was written by Max Shulman and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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Audie Murphy, Alan Hale, Jr.
Destry is a 1954 western starring Mari Blanchard, Audie Murphy, and Thomas Mitchell. The third film version of Max Brand's Destry Rides Again, this 1954 version is closer to the 1939 Marlene ...more

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The Spirit is Willing Sid Caesar, Vera Miles, Mary Wickes
The Spirit is Willing is a film directed by William Castle released on July 1967.

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Eva Gabor, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis
Don't Go Near the Water is a 1957 comedy film about a U.S. Navy public relations unit stationed on an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. It is an adaptation of the 1956 novel of ...more

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Doris Day, Mary Wickes, Leon Ames
By the Light of the Silvery Moon is a 1953 musical film. It is the sequel to On Moonlight Bay. Like its predecessor, the movie is based loosely on the Penrod stories by Booth Tarkington.