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The Best Maureen O'Hara Movies

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

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List features films like Sitting Pretty and The Deadly Companions.

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    The Quiet Man

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
    The Quiet Man is a 1952 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Ford. It stars...  more

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    Only the Lonely

    Macaulay Culkin, John Candy
    Only the Lonely is a 1991 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Chris...  more
  • 3

    Miracle on 34th Street

    Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara
    Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 Christmas film written and directed by George Seaton and...  more

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  • 4

    The Parent Trap

    Maureen O'Hara, John Mills
    The Parent Trap is a 1961 Walt Disney film. It stars Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara and Brian...  more

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    The Spanish Main

    Maureen O'Hara, Paul Henreid
    The Spanish Main is an adventure film starring Paul Henreid, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak and...  more
  • 6

    The Wings of Eagles

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
    The Wings of Eagles is a 1957 Metrocolor film starring John Wayne, based on the true story of...  more
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    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
    McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring John Wayne,...  more

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    Rio Grande

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
    Rio Grande is a 1950 Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Maureen...  more

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    Jamaica Inn

    Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton
    Jamaica Inn is a 1939 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock adapted from Daphne du Maurier's 1936...  more
  • 10

    Spencer's Mountain

    Maureen O'Hara, Henry Fonda
    Spencer's Mountain is a 1963 film written, directed, and produced by Delmer Daves from a novel...  more

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    How Green Was My Valley

    Maureen O'Hara, Roddy McDowall
    How Green Was My Valley is a 1941 drama film directed by John Ford. The film, based on the...  more

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    Big Jake

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara
    Big Jake is a 1971 Western film directed by George Sherman, written by Harry Julian Fink and...  more

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  • 13

    Against All Flags

    Maureen O'Hara, Errol Flynn
    Against All Flags is a 1952 American pirate film starring Errol Flynn as Brian Hawke, Maureen...  more
  • 14

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1939 American film starring Charles Laughton as Quasimodo and...  more
  • 15

    Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

    James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara
    Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation is a 1962 American comedy film directed by Henry Koster and...  more
  • 16

    The Rare Breed

    James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara
    The Rare Breed is a 1966 American western film starring James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Brian...  more
  • 17

    Flame of Araby

    Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler
    Flame of Araby is a 1951 film directed by Charles Lamont....  more
  • 18

    Father was a Fullback

    Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara
    Father was a Fullback is a 1949 black-and-white Twentieth Century Fox film based on a comedy...  more
  • 19

    A Woman's Secret

    Maureen O'Hara, Gloria Grahame
    A Woman's Secret is a 1949 film noir directed by Nicholas Ray, and starred Maureen O'Hara,...  more
  • 20

    The Battle of the Villa Fiorita

    Maureen O'Hara, Richard Todd
    The Battle of the Villa Fiorita is a 1965 British drama film, based on the novel by Rumer...  more
  • 21

    Ten Gentlemen from West Point

    Maureen O'Hara, George Montgomery
    Ten Gentlemen from West Point is a 1942 film directed by Henry Hathaway. It stars George...  more
  • 22

    How Do I Love Thee?

    Maureen O'Hara, Jackie Gleason
    How Do I Love Thee? is a 1970 comedy drama film directed by Michael Gordon....  more
  • 23

    The Redhead from Wyoming

    Maureen O'Hara, Dennis Weaver
    The Redhead from Wyoming is a 1953 American Western drama film produced by Leonard Goldstein...  more
  • 24

    Do You Love Me

    Maureen O'Hara, Betty Grable
    Do You Love Me is a 1946 musical film directed by Gregory Ratoff....  more
  • 25

    My Irish Molly

    Maureen O'Hara
    My Irish Molly is a 1938 British musical film directed by Alex Bryce and starring Binkie...  more