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

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List contains films like Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! and This Property Is Condemned.

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Splendor in the Grass Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle Splendor in the Grass is a 1961 Technicolor romantic drama film that tells a story of sexual repression, love, and heartbreak, from which the character Deanie suffers. Written by William Inge, ...more

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This Property Is Condemned Robert Redford, Natalie Wood, Charles Bronson This Property Is Condemned is a 1966 American drama film starring Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Kate Reid, Charles Bronson and Mary Badham and directed by Sydney Pollack. The screenplay was ...more

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West Side Story Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn ...more

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Rebel Without a Cause Natalie Wood, James Dean, Dennis Hopper Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 American drama film about emotionally confused suburban, middle-class teenagers. The film stars James Dean, Sal Mineo and Natalie Wood. Directed by Nicholas Ray, ...more

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Gypsy Natalie Wood, Rosalind Russell, Karl Malden Gypsy is a 1962 musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The screenplay by Leonard Spigelgass is based on the book of the 1959 stage musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable by ...more

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Love with the Proper Stranger Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Richard Mulligan Love with the Proper Stranger is a 1963 romantic comedy drama film made by Pakula-Mulligan Productions and Boardwalk Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Robert ...more

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Miracle on 34th Street Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 Christmas film written and directed by George Seaton and based on a story by Valentine Davies. It stars Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund ...more

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Inside Daisy Clover Robert Redford, Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer Inside Daisy Clover is a 1965 American drama film based on the 1963 novel by Gavin Lambert. It stars Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Roddy McDowall and Ruth Gordon. It was ...more

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Natalie Wood, Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a romantic fantasy film starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison. It is based on a 1945 novel written by Josephine Leslie under the pseudonym of R. A. Dick. In 1945, ...more

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Sex and the Single Girl Natalie Wood, Lauren Bacall, Henry Fonda Sex and the Single Girl is a 1964 American comedy film directed by Richard Quine and starring Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda, Lauren Bacall, and Mel Ferrer. The film was inspired by the ...more

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The Great Race Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis The Great Race is a 1965 American slapstick comedy Technicolor film starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and Natalie Wood, directed by Blake Edwards, written by Blake Edwards and Arthur A. Ross, ...more

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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Bill Cosby, Natalie Wood, Dyan Cannon Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice is a 1969 comedy-drama film directed by Paul Mazursky. It stars Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, and Dyan Cannon. The screenplay was written by ...more

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The Cracker Factory Natalie Wood The Cracker Factory is an American television movie directed by Burt Brinckerhoff. The teleplay by Richard Shapiro is based on the best-selling 1977 novel by Joyce Rebeta-Burditt. The film was ...more

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The Affair Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Bruce Davison The Affair is a 1973 romantic drama TV movie written by Barbara Turner and directed by Gilbert Cates.

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The Searchers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Natalie Wood Movies
The Searchers John Wayne, Natalie Wood, Vera Miles The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May, set during the Texas–Indian Wars, and starring John Wayne as ...more

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Kings Go Forth Frank Sinatra, Natalie Wood, Tony Curtis Kings Go Forth is a 1958 black-and-white World War II film starring Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis, and Natalie Wood. The screenplay was written by Merle Miller from the novel of the same name by ...more

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Brainstorm Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher Brainstorm is a 1983 science fiction film directed by Douglas Trumbull and starring Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher and Cliff Robertson. It was Wood's final film appearance, as ...more

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Marjorie Morningstar Natalie Wood, Gene Kelly, Claire Trevor Marjorie Morningstar is a 1958 melodrama film based on the 1955 novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. The film, released by Warner Bros. and directed by Irving Rapper tells a fictional coming ...more

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The Star Natalie Wood, Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden The Star is a 1952 film directed by Stuart Heisler and starring Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden and Natalie Wood. The plot tells the story of a washed up actress who is desperate to restart her ...more

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Tomorrow Is Forever Natalie Wood, Orson Welles, Claudette Colbert Tomorrow Is Forever is a 1946 black-and-white romance film distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, directed by Irving Pichel, starring Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles and George Brent. The music ...more

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Penelope Natalie Wood, Peter Falk, Jonathan Winters Penelope is a 1966 comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Natalie Wood, Ian Bannen, Peter Falk, Jonathan Winters, and Dick Shawn. A novelisation of the screenplay was written by ...more

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The Candidate 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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The Burning Hills Natalie Wood, Tab Hunter, Earl Holliman The Burning Hills is a 1956 Warner Bros. CinemaScope Western based on a 1956 novel by Louis L'Amour. The film features young stars popular with the teenagers of the time such as Tab Hunter and ...more

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The Silver Chalice Paul Newman, Natalie Wood, Jack Palance The Silver Chalice is a 1954 American historical epic film from Warner Bros., based on Thomas B. Costain's 1952 novel of the same name. The film, produced and directed by Victor Saville, marked ...more

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Cash McCall Natalie Wood, James Garner, Dean Jagger Cash McCall is a 1960 movie starring James Garner and Natalie Wood, based upon the novel of the same name by Cameron Hawley about a man who buys businesses in order to sell them at a profit. The ...more

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The Last Married Couple in America Natalie Wood, George Segal, Valerie Harper The Last Married Couple in America is a 1980 comedy film released in the US. It was directed by Gilbert Cates, whose most successful film Oh, God! Book II, was released in the same year. The ...more

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No Sad Songs for Me Natalie Wood No Sad Songs for Me is a 1950 film directed by Rudolph Maté. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Music Scoring in 1951.

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Father was a Fullback Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Fred MacMurray Father was a Fullback is a 1949 black-and-white Twentieth Century Fox film based on a comedy by Clifford Goldsmith. The film is about a college American football coach and his woes. The film ...more

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The Blue Veil Natalie Wood, Charles Laughton, Jane Wyman The Blue Veil is a 1951 American drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt. The screenplay by Norman Corwin is based on a story by François Campaux, which was adapted for the French ...more

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All the Fine Young Cannibals Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, George Hamilton All the Fine Young Cannibals is a 1960 film directed by Michael Anderson, based on the novel by Rosamond Marshall starring Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood, Susan Kohner, George Hamilton, and Pearl ...more

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A Cry in the Night Natalie Wood, Raymond Burr, Edmond O'Brien A Cry in the Night is a 1956 film directed by Frank Tuttle.

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Driftwood Natalie Wood, Walter Brennan, Margaret Hamilton Driftwood is a film directed by Allan Dwan released on September 15, 1947.

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One Desire Natalie Wood, Rock Hudson One Desire is a 1955 film directed by Jerry Hopper. It stars Anne Baxter and Rock Hudson. Described as a "rugged story of oil-boom Oklahoma in the early 1900s", it was adapted from ...more

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The Bride Wore Boots Natalie Wood, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Cummings The Bride Wore Boots is a 1946 romantic comedy film with Barbara Stanwyck in the title role, playing opposite Robert Cummings. A very young Natalie Wood is seen in the film, directed by Irving ...more

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The Girl He Left Behind is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Natalie Wood Movies
The Girl He Left Behind Natalie Wood, James Garner, Jim Backus The Girl He Left Behind is a 1956 romantic comedy film starring Tab Hunter and Natalie Wood. The supporting cast includes Jim Backus, Alan King, James Garner, and David Janssen. The film was ...more

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Meteor Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda Meteor is a 1979 science fiction Technicolor disaster film in which scientists detect an asteroid on a collision course with Earth and struggle with international, cold war politics in their ...more

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Dear Brat Natalie Wood, Edward Arnold, Frank Cady Dear Brat is a 1951 film directed by William A. Seiter. It stars Mona Freeman and Billy De Wolfe.

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Peeper Natalie Wood, Michael Caine, Micahel Constantine Peeper is a 1976 comedy-mystery film directed by Peter Hyams that starred Michael Caine as Leslie C. Tucker, a bungling private investigator. It was a send-up of the 1940s film noir genre, but ...more

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The Green Promise Natalie Wood, Walter Brennan, Milburn Stone The Green Promise is a 1948 American film directed by William D. Russell. It is currently in the public domain. The film highlights farming issues such as soil erosion, government programs, and ...more

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The Jackpot Natalie Wood, James Stewart, Barbara Hale The Jackpot is a 1950 American comedy film directed by Walter Lang with James Stewart and Barbara Hale in the lead roles. It features a young Natalie Wood. The screenplay was based on a John ...more

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Willie & Phil Natalie Wood, Laurence Fishburne, Margot Kidder Willie & Phil is a 1980 film directed by Paul Mazursky and starring Margot Kidder and Michael Ontkean.

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Just for You Natalie Wood, Bing Crosby, Julie Newmar Just for You is a 1952 musical film directed by Elliott Nugent.

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Chicken Every Sunday Natalie Wood, Celeste Holm, Dan Dailey Chicken Every Sunday is a 1949 American comedy film directed by George Seaton. The screenplay by Seaton and Valentine Davies is based on the 1944 play of the same title by Julius J. Epstein and ...more

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Happy Land Natalie Wood, Don Ameche, Harry Morgan Happy Land is a film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Don Ameche.

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Never a Dull Moment Natalie Wood, Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray Never a Dull Moment is a 1950 RKO comedy film starring Irene Dunne and Fred MacMurray. The film is based on the 1943 book Who Could Ask For Anything More? by Kay Swift.

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Bombers B-52 Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Efrem Zimbalist Bombers B-52 is a 1957 Warner Bros. CinemaScope film starring Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Marsha Hunt and Efrem Zimbalist Jr., and directed by Gordon Douglas, It was adapted from a Sam Rolfe ...more

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Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Walter Brennan Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! is a 1948 American comedy film, written and directed by F. Hugh Herbert, starring June Haver, Lon McCallister and Walter Brennan. Released by 20th Century Fox, it is ...more

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The Rose Bowl Story Natalie Wood, Leon Belasco, Estelita Rodriguez The Rose Bowl Story is a film directed by William Beaudine released on Aug 24, 1952.

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Our Very Own Natalie Wood, Jane Wyatt, Ann Blyth Our Very Own is a 1950 American drama film directed by David Miller. The screenplay by F. Hugh Herbert focuses on a teenaged girl who learns she was adopted as an infant. Ann Blyth, Farley ...more

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The Moon Is Down Natalie Wood The Moon Is Down is a 1943 film directed by Irving Pichel.