The Best Montgomery Clift Movies

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

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List films include From Here to Eternity, The Heiress and many more.

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  • From Here to Eternity
    Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr
    55 votes
    • Released: 1953
    • Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
    At an Army barracks in Hawaii in the days preceding the attack on Pearl Harbor, lone-wolf soldier and boxing champion "Prew" Prewitt (Montgomery Clift) refuses to box, preferring to play the bugle ...more

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  • A Place in the Sun
    Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters
    68 votes
    • Released: 1951
    • Directed by: George Stevens
    In this classic version of Theodore Dreiser's novel "An American Tragedy," George Eastman (Montgomery Clift), the nephew of a wealthy industrialist, is excluded from high society and given a ...more
  • The Misfits
    Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift
    43 votes
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: John Huston
    While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber (Marilyn Monroe) ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland (Clark Gable) and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli ...more

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  • The Search
    Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Aline MacMahon
    37 votes
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
    After surviving a Nazi concentration camp in Germany, Karel (Ivan Jandl), a young Czech boy, is determined to reunite with his mother, Hannah (Jarmila Novotna), holding out hope that she is still ...more
  • Suddenly, Last Summer
    Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Katharine Hepburn
    37 votes
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    In this adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play, young socialite Catherine Holly (Elizabeth Taylor) is traumatized and committed after witnessing her cousin's violent death on a trip to Europe. Her ...more

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  • The Heiress
    Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson
    46 votes
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: William Wyler
    Catherine (Olivia de Havilland), a young woman who stands to inherit her father's large fortune, falls in love when she meets Morris (Montgomery Clift), who gives her the love and affection her ...more