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The Best Maureen O'Sullivan Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 1.1k votes 49 voters 4.2k views52 items

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

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List features films like The Big Clock and Hold That Kiss.

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    Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller
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    Released1932

    Directed byW. S. Van Dyke, Richard Thorpe

    Tarzan the Ape Man is a 1932 pre-Code American action adventure film featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous jungle hero Tarzan and starring Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith and...  more
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    Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller
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    Released1942

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    Tarzan's New York Adventure is a 1942 film, the sixth Tarzan film to feature actors Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. This film was the sixth and final film in MGM's Tarzan series and was...  more
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    Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller
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    Released1939

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    Tarzan Finds a Son! is a 1939 Tarzan film based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the fourth in the MGM Tarzan series to feature Johnny Weissmuller as the "King of the Apes"....  more
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    Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller
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    Released1934

    Directed byCedric Gibbons, James C. McKay, Jack Conway

    Tarzan and His Mate is a 1934 American action adventure film based on characters created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the second in the Tarzan film series to star Johnny Weissmuller. In 2003, the...  more
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    Maureen O'Sullivan, Barry Fitzgerald
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    Released1941

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    Tarzan's Secret Treasure is a 1941 Tarzan film based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the fifth in the MGM Tarzan series to star Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan....  more
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    Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller
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    Released1936

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman, John Farrow, James C. McKay, George B. Seitz, Richard Thorpe

    Tarzan Escapes is a 1936 Tarzan film based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the third in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Tarzan series to feature Johnny Weissmuller as the "King of...  more
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  • 7
    Connie Stevens, Maureen O'Sullivan
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    Released1965

    Directed byBud Yorkin

    Never Too Late is a 1965 comedic feature film directed by Bud Yorkin. It stars 54-year-old Maureen O'Sullivan as the wife of a businessman who discovers, after 25 years of marriage, that she is to...  more
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  • 8
    Peter Cushing, Adrienne Barbeau
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    Released1976

    Directed byMelville Shavelson

    The Great Houdinis aka The Great Houdini is an American made-for-television film which originally aired on ABC on October 8, 1976. The film was written and directed by Melville Shavelson and features...  more
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  • 9
    Charles Laughton, Ray Milland
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    Released1948

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    The Big Clock is a 1948 film noir thriller directed by John Farrow, and adapted by renowned novelist-screenwriter Jonathan Latimer from the novel of the same name by Kenneth Fearing. The...  more
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    Charles Laughton, Ray Milland
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    Released1932

    Directed byLothar Mendes

    Payment Deferred is a film starring Charles Laughton as a man so desperate for money, he resorts to murder. It was based on the play of the same name by Jeffrey Dell, which was in turn based on the...  more
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  • 11
    Maureen O'Sullivan, Troy Donahue
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    Released1958

    Directed byCharles F. Haas

    Wild Heritage is a 1958 western film directed by Charles F. Haas....
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  • 12
    Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains
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    Released1950

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Where Danger Lives is a 1950 film noir thriller directed by John Farrow. The film stars Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, and Claude Rains. At the time, Domergue was the latest of Howard Hughes'...  more
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  • 13
    Maureen O'Sullivan, Frank Morgan
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    Released1938

    Directed byJames Whale

    Port of Seven Seas is a 1938 drama film starring Wallace Beery and featuring Frank Morgan and Maureen O'Sullivan. The movie was written by Preston Sturges based on the plays of Marcel Pagnol and the...  more
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  • 14
    Laurence Olivier, Greer Garson
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    Released1940

    Directed byRobert Z. Leonard

    Pride and Prejudice is a 1940 American film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice, directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier. The screenplay was...  more

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  • 15
    Maureen O'Sullivan, Robert Montgomery
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    Released1934

    Directed byW. S. Van Dyke

    Hide-Out is a 1934 comedy film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starring Robert Montgomery and Maureen O'Sullivan. It also features a young Mickey Rooney. The film was nominated for an Academy Award...  more
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  • 16
    Burgess Meredith, Maureen O'Sullivan
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    Released1938

    Directed byS. Sylvan Simon

    Spring Madness is a 1938 comedy-drama film written by Edward Chodorov and directed by S. Sylvan Simon....  more
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  • 17
    Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor
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    Released1938

    Directed byJack Conway

    A Yank at Oxford is a British film directed by Jack Conway from a screenplay by John Monk Saunders and Leon Gordon. It was produced by MGM-British at Denham Studios and stars Robert Taylor, Lionel...  more
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  • 18
    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx
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    Released1937

    Directed bySam Wood

    A Day at the Races is the seventh film starring the three Marx Brothers, with Margaret Dumont, Allan Jones, and Maureen O'Sullivan. Like their previous MGM feature A Night at the Opera, this film was...  more
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  • 19
    Mickey Rooney, Maureen O'Sullivan
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    Released1938

    Directed byEdwin L. Marin

    Hold That Kiss is a romantic comedy film starring Maureen O'Sullivan and Dennis O'Keefe....  more
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  • 20
    Maureen O'Sullivan, Walter Pidgeon
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    Released1937

    Directed byGeorge B. Seitz

    My Dear Miss Aldrich is a 1937 film....  more
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  • 21
    Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Sullivan
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    Released1939

    Directed byJohn Brahm

    Let Us Live is a 1939 film directed by John Brahm....  more
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  • 22
    Maureen O'Sullivan, Lionel Barrymore
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    Released1936

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    The Voice of Bugle Ann is a 1936 film directed by Richard Thorpe, based on a novel of the same title by MacKinlay Kantor....  more
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  • 23
    Clark Gable, Rosalind Russell
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    Released1937

    The Romance of Celluloid is a 1937 short black and white documentary film, narrated by Frank Whitbeck, which goes behind the scenes to look at the manufacture of film and the making of motion...  more
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  • 24
    Maureen O'Sullivan, Joel McCrea
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    Released1935

    Directed byGeorge B. Seitz

    Woman Wanted is a 1935 crime drama film written by Wilson Collison, Leonard Fields, David Silverstein, Otis Garrett, Kubec Glasmon, Leon Gordon, George Hanneman, and Kathryn Scola and directed by...  more
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    Greta Garbo, Basil Rathbone
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    Released1935

    Directed byClarence Brown

    Anna Karenina is a 1935 film adaptation of the novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and directed by Clarence Brown. The film stars Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Basil Rathbone and Maureen O'Sullivan....  more