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

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List films include Wings of the Navy, Libel and many more.

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Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. It was produced by David O. Selznick of Selznick International ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson The Heiress is a 1949 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Olivia de Havilland as Catherine Sloper, Montgomery Clift as Morris Townsend, and Ralph Richardson as Dr. Sloper. ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Celeste Holm, Leo Genn The Snake Pit is a 1948 American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak and stars Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm, Beulah Bondi, and Lee Patrick. Based on Mary Jane ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Claude Rains The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 American swashbuckler film directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude ...more

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Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte is a 1964 American thriller film directed and produced by Robert Aldrich, and starring Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, and Agnes Moorehead, as well ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone Captain Blood is a 1935 American swashbuckling film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Ross Alexander. The film was made by First ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Roland Culver, Mary Anderson To Each His Own is a 1946 American drama film. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen, and stars Olivia de Havilland, Mary Anderson, Roland Culver, and John Lund in his first on-screen appearance, ...more

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Richard Burton, Olivia de Havilland, Audrey Dalton My Cousin Rachel is a 1952 American mystery-romance film directed by Henry Koster and starred Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton, Ronald Squire, George Dolenz and John Sutton. ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Charles Boyer Hold Back the Dawn is a 1941 romantic film in which a Romanian gigolo marries an American woman in Mexico in order to gain entry to the United States, but winds up falling in love with her. It ...more

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Rita Hayworth, Olivia de Havilland, James Cagney Strawberry Blonde is a 1941 Warner Bros. feature film directed by Raoul Walsh, starring James Cagney and Olivia de Havilland, and featuring Rita Hayworth, Alan Hale, Jack Carson and George ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Anthony Quinn They Died with Their Boots On is a 1941 American western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Written by Æneas MacKenzie and Wally Kline, the film ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Lew Ayres The Dark Mirror is a 1946 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Siodmak, starring Olivia de Havilland as twins and Lew Ayres as their psychiatrist. The film marks Ayres' return ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton Light in the Piazza is a 1962 American romantic drama film directed by Guy Green and starring Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton, and Barry Sullivan. Based on ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, David Niven, Errol Flynn The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1936 American historical adventure film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Samuel Bischoff, with Hal B. Wallis as ...more

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James Caan, Olivia de Havilland, Richard Kiel Lady in a Cage is a 1964 American psychological thriller film directed by Walter Grauman, written and produced by Luther Davis, and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Olivia de Havilland ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan Dodge City is a 1939 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Ann Sheridan. Based on a story by Robert Buckner, the film is about a ...more

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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel In This Our Life is a 1942 American drama film, the second to be directed by John Huston. The screenplay by Howard Koch is based on the 1941 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title by ...more

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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vincent Price The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex is a 1939 American historical romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, and Olivia de Havilland. Based on the ...more

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Ronald Reagan, Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn Santa Fe Trail is a 1940 American western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey and Ronald Reagan. Written by Robert Buckner, the film is ...more

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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard It's Love I'm After is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Archie Mayo and starring Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, and Olivia de Havilland. Based on the story "Gentlemen After ...more

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Christopher Lee, James Stewart, Olivia de Havilland Airport '77 is a 1977 disaster film and third movie in the Airport franchise. The film stars a number of veteran actors, including Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Joseph Cotten, Christopher Lee and ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Helen Hayes, Jonathan Pryce Agatha Christie Classic Mystery Collection: Murder Is Easy is a 1981 film directed by Claude Whatham.

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Olivia de Havilland, Ida Lupino, Arthur Kennedy Devotion is a 1946 American biographical film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Ida Lupino, Paul Henreid, Olivia de Havilland, and Sydney Greenstreet. Based on a story by Theodore ...more

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Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel The Male Animal is a Warner Brothers film starring Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland and Joan Leslie. The film was based on a hit 1940 Broadway play of the same name written by James Thurber and ...more

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Christian Bale, Omar Sharif, Olivia de Havilland Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna is a 1986 drama mystery film written by James Goldman and Peter Kurth and directed by Marvin J. Chomsky.

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Olivia de Havilland, Jane Wyman, Charles Coburn Princess O'Rourke is a 1943 romantic comedy film. The film was directed and written by Norman Krasna, and starred Olivia de Havilland, Robert Cummings and Charles Coburn. Krasna won the 1944 ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Fredric March Anthony Adverse is a 1936 American epic costume drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. Based on the novel Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen, with a ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, George Brent, John Payne Wings of the Navy is a 1939 Warner Bros. drama directed by Lloyd Bacon, starring Olivia de Havilland and John Payne. Like many of the Warner Bros. features in the pre-World War II era, it was ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Olivia de Havilland, Robert Mitchum Not as a Stranger is a film by Stanley Kramer.

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Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, James Cagney A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1935 American romance fantasy film of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle, and starring Ian Hunter, James Cagney, Mickey ...more

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Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Olivia de Havilland Thank Your Lucky Stars is a musical comedy film made by Warner Brothers as a World War II fundraiser, with a slim plot, involving theater producers. The stars donated their salaries to the ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Robert Shaw, Dirk Bogarde Libel is a 1959 British drama film. It stars Olivia de Havilland, Dirk Bogarde, Paul Massie, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Robert Morley. The film's screenplay was written by Anatole de Grunwald and ...more

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Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland The Swarm is a 1978 science fiction monster horror film about a killer bee invasion of Texas. It was adapted from a novel of the same name by Arthur Herzog. The director was Irwin Allen, and the ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Lana Turner, Errol Flynn Four's a Crowd is a romantic comedy directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Rosalind Russell and Patric Knowles. It was written by Casey Robinson and Sig Herzig ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Lana Turner, Edward Everett Horton The Great Garrick is a 1937 American historical comedy film directed by James Whale and starring Brian Aherne, Olivia de Havilland, and Edward Everett Horton. The film also features Lionel ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Jason Robards Jr. Royal Earle Thompson's small dairy farm in West Texas isn't a thriving enterprise until he takes on Olaf Helton, a moody, hard-working Swede. Because business starts booming, Thompson makes a ...more

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Ursula Andress, Olivia de Havilland, Ian McShane The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the French legend of the Man in ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, George Brent Gold is Where You Find It is a 1938 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, and Claude Rains. Based on a story by Clements Ripley, ...more

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Jaclyn Smith, Candice Bergen, Olivia de Havilland The Adventurers is a 1970 American film based on the novel by Harold Robbins. It is directed, produced and written by Lewis Gilbert. The American film stars Bekim Fehmiu, Candice Bergen, Charles ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Joe E. Brown, Ruth Donnelly Alibi Ike is a 1935 American romantic comedy film directed by Ray Enright and starring Joe E. Brown and Olivia de Havilland. Based on the short story "Alibi Ike" by Ring Lardner, the ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, David Niven Raffles is a film starring David Niven and Olivia de Havilland, and is one of several film adaptations of an 1899 novel by E. W. Hornung, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman. Sidney Howard wrote the ...more

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A Day at Santa Anita Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Edward G. Robinson A Day at Santa Anita is 1937 short family drama film directed by Bobby Connolly.

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Christopher Lee, Olivia de Havilland, Paul Scofield That Lady is a 1955 film directed by Terence Young. It stars Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland and Paul Scofield. The film is based on the 1946 historical novel by Kate O'Brien, which was ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard Pope Joan is a 1972 British, mediaeval costume drama film based on the story of Pope Joan. Even though modern consensus generally disputes Pope Joan as legendary, in this film she is treated as ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Gene Autry, Alan Ladd

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Olivia de Havilland, Myrna Loy, John Forsythe The Ambassador's Daughter is a 1956 romantic comedy film written and directed by Norman Krasna.