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The Best Melvyn Douglas Movies  

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

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Greta Garbo, Bela Lugosi, Melvyn Douglas
Ninotchka is a 1939 American film made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by producer and director Ernst Lubitsch that stars Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas. It was written by Billy Wilder, Charles ...more
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Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers, Patricia Neal
Hud is a 1963 Western film directed by Martin Ritt and starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal. It was produced by Ritt and Newman's recently founded company, Salem Productions, ...more
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Shirley MacLaine, Peter Sellers, Jack Warden
Being There is a 1979 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby. Adapted from the 1970 novella by Jerzy Kosinski, the screenplay was written by Kosinski and the uncredited Robert C. ...more
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Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House is an American comedy film directed by H. C. Potter and starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy. The film was written and produced by the team of Melvin Frank and ...more
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Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore
Captains Courageous is a 1937 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer adventure film. Based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling, it had its world premiere at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Los Angeles. The movie was ...more
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Robert Redford, Natalie Wood, Peter Boyle
The Candidate is a 1972 American satirical comedy-drama film starring Robert Redford and Peter Boyle, and directed by Michael Ritchie. The screenplay, which examines the various facets and ...more
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Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart
The Old Dark House is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy horror film directed by James Whale. It is based on the novel Benighted (1927) by J.B. Priestley. The ensemble cast includes Boris Karloff, ...more
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Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt
A Woman's Face is a 1941 film noir drama directed by George Cukor, starring Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas and Conrad Veidt. It tells the story of Anna Holm, a facially disfigured blackmailer, ...more
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Irene Dunne, Melvyn Douglas, Thomas Mitchell
Theodora Goes Wild is a 1936 American romantic comedy film that tells the story of a small town which is incensed by a risqué novel, little knowing that it was written under a pseudonym ...more
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Barbara Stanwyck, Melvyn Douglas, Andy Clyde
Annie Oakley is a 1935 American biographical film directed by George Stevens and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, and Moroni Olsen. The film is based on the life of ...more
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Melvyn Douglas, Florence Rice
Fast Company is a 1938 mystery film starring Melvyn Douglas and Florence Rice as married rare-book dealers who try to solve a murder case. It is based on the novel of the same name by ...more
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Rosalind Russell, Melvyn Douglas, Betsy Blair
The Guilt of Janet Ames is a 1947 drama film. A widow sets out to find the five men whose lives were saved by the sacrifice of her husband in World War II and judge whether they are worthy.
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Dangerous Corner Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Bruce
Dangerous Corner is a 1934 mystery film based on the play by J.B. Priestley, written by Anne Morrison Chapin and Madeleine Ruthven and directed by Phil Rosen.
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Luise Rainer, Melvyn Douglas
The Toy Wife is a 1938 drama film directed by Richard Thorpe. The period film was produced by Merian C. Cooper, written by Zoë Akins and had Luise Rainer and Melvyn Douglas in the leading
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Melvyn Douglas, Ann Sothern, Reginald Owen
Three Hearts for Julia is a 1943 romantic comedy film directed by Richard Thorpe.
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Melvyn Douglas, Alan Napier, Binnie Barnes
My Own True Love is a 1949 drama film directed by Compton Bennett.
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Claudette Colbert, Robert Young, Melvyn Douglas
I Met Him in Paris is a 1937 film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Wesley Ruggles, and starring Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, and Robert Young.
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Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas
Third Finger, Left Hand is a 1940 American romantic comedy film. A woman pretends to be married to fend off would-be suitors and jealous wives, then regrets her deception when she meets an
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George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse
The Changeling is a 1980 Canadian/American horror film directed by Peter Medak and starring George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere. The story is based upon events that writer Russell Hunter said ...more
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Inherit the Wind Melvyn Douglas, Dick York, Ed Begley
Inherit the Wind is a 1965 television film adaptation of the play of the same name. The original 1955 play was written as a parable which fictionalized the 1925 Scopes "Monkey" Trial ...more
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Larry Hagman, Tyne Daly, Sally Struthers
Intimate Strangers is a 1977 TV movie.
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Burgess Meredith, Eve Arden, Merle Oberon
That Uncertain Feeling is a 1941 comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas and Burgess Meredith. The film is about the bored wife of an insurance salesman ...more
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Burt Lancaster, Charles Durning, Richard Widmark
Twilight's Last Gleaming is a 1977 film directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Burt Lancaster and Richard Widmark. The film was a West German/US co-production, shot mainly at the Bavaria ...more
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Julie Andrews, James Garner, James Coburn
The Americanization of Emily is an American comedy-drama war film written by Paddy Chayefsky, directed by Arthur Hiller, starring James Garner, Julie Andrews, Melvyn Douglas and James Coburn, ...more
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Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani
The Tenant is a 1976 psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski, starring Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, and Shelley Winters. It is based upon the 1964 novel Le locataire ...more