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The Best Movies Directed by Otto Preminger

Updated September 23, 2019 672 votes 95 voters 6.8k views47 items

List of all movies directed by Otto Preminger ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Otto Preminger are listed here and include movie posters and Otto Preminger movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Otto Preminger as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Otto Preminger movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Otto Preminger film is can be factored into this list.

From Otto Preminger's studio films to Otto Preminger's independent films, this Otto Preminger filmography keeps tabs on all Otto Preminger movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List movies include Laura, Porgy and Bess and more.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Otto Preminger direct?” or “who is Otto Preminger?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Otto Preminger?” and “what's a good selection of good Otto Preminger movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Otto Preminger films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Otto Preminger works.

All Otto Preminger director credits are included. This list of every movie that Otto Preminger has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Otto Preminger movie is and which actors starred in the Otto Preminger film.

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  • Exodus1
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    Exodus

    Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint

    Released1960

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Exodus is a 1960 epic film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United...  more
  • Fallen Angel2
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    6

    Fallen Angel

    Linda Darnell, John Carradine

    Released1945

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Fallen Angel is a 1945 black-and-white film noir directed by Otto Preminger, with...  more
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  • Laura3
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    5

    Laura

    Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb

    Released1944

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Laura is a 1944 American film noir produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gene...  more
  • Advise & Consent4
    28
    9

    Advise & Consent

    Frank Sinatra, Betty White

    Released1962

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Advise & Consent is a 1962 American motion picture based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel...  more
  • Anatomy of a Murder5
    21
    4

    Anatomy of a Murder

    James Stewart, George C. Scott

    Released1959

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    This film is a 1959 American courtroom drama film. It was directed by Otto Preminger and...  more

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  • River of No Return6
    20
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    River of No Return

    Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum

    Released1954

    Directed byJean Negulesco, Otto Preminger

    River of No Return is a 1954 American Western film directed by Otto Preminger and starring...  more
  • Porgy and Bess7
    18
    6

    Porgy and Bess

    Sidney Poitier, Sammy Davis

    Released1959

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Porgy and Bess is a 1959 American musical film directed by Otto Preminger. It is based on the...  more
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  • A Royal Scandal8
    13
    1

    A Royal Scandal

    Vincent Price, Anne Baxter

    Released1945

    Directed byOtto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch

    A Royal Scandal, also known as Czarina, is a 1945 film about the love life of Russian Empress...  more
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  • The Man with the Golden Arm9
    15
    3

    The Man with the Golden Arm

    Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

    Released1955

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    The Man with the Golden Arm is a 1955 American drama film, based on the novel of the same name...  more
  • The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell10
    16
    5

    The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell

    Elizabeth Montgomery, Gary Cooper

    Released1955

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell is a 1955 film directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gary...  more
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  • Angel Face11
    18
    9

    Angel Face

    Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons

    Released1952

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Angel Face is a 1953 black-and-white film noir directed by Otto Preminger. The drama, filmed...  more
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  • In Harm's Way12
    17
    10

    In Harm's Way

    John Wayne, Kirk Douglas

    Released1965

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and...  more

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  • Centennial Summer13
    8
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    Centennial Summer

    Jeanne Crain, Walter Brennan

    Released1946

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Centennial Summer is a 1946 musical film directed by Otto Preminger. The musical, that stars...  more
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  • Hurry Sundown14
    14
    7

    Hurry Sundown

    Jane Fonda, Michael Caine

    Released1967

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Hurry Sundown is a 1967 American drama film produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars...  more
  • Bonjour Tristesse15
    11
    3

    Bonjour Tristesse

    David Niven, Deborah Kerr

    Released1958

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Bonjour Tristesse is a 1958 British-American film, directed and produced by Otto Preminger...  more
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  • Such Good Friends16
    13
    6

    Such Good Friends

    Burgess Meredith, Dyan Cannon

    Released1971

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Such Good Friends is a 1971 American comedy-drama film directed by Otto Preminger. The...  more
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  • Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon17
    9
    1

    Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon

    Liza Minnelli, Fred Williamson

    Released1970

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon is a 1970 American drama film directed by Otto Preminger....  more
  • Carmen Jones18
    9
    2

    Carmen Jones

    Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge

    Released1954

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Carmen Jones is a 1943 Broadway musical with music by Georges Bizet (orchestrated for Broadway...  more
  • The Cardinal19
    12
    6

    The Cardinal

    Burgess Meredith, John Huston

    Released1963

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    The Cardinal is a 1963 American drama film which was produced independently and directed by...  more
  • Forever Amber20
    Forever Amber is a romance novel by Kathleen Winsor set in 17th-century England. It was made...  more
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  • Where the Sidewalk Ends21
    11
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    Where the Sidewalk Ends

    Gene Tierney, Karl Malden

    Released1950

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Where the Sidewalk Ends is a 1950 American film noir directed and produced by Otto Preminger....  more
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  • Kidnapped22
    12
    8

    Kidnapped

    Billy Wilder, Reginald Owen

    Released1938

    Directed byAlfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger

    Kidnapped is an adventure film directed by Alfred L. Werker, starring Warner Baxter and...  more
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  • The 13th Letter23
    4
    0

    The 13th Letter

    Charles Boyer, Linda Darnell

    Released1951

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    The 13th Letter is a 1951 film directed by Otto Preminger. The film is a remake of the French...  more
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  • The Fan24
    3
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    The Fan

    George Sanders, Jeanne Crain

    Released1949

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    The Fan is a 1949 American drama film directed by Otto Preminger. The screenplay by Dorothy...  more
  • Rosebud25
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    Rosebud

    Kim Cattrall, Peter O'Toole

    Released1975

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Rosebud is a 1975 film directed by Otto Preminger, and starring Peter O'Toole, Richard...  more