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The Best Olivia De Havilland Movies 

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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

Released: 1939

Directed by: Sam Wood, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

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

Released: 1949

Directed by: William Wyler

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

Released: 1948

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

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

Released: 1938

Directed by: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley

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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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone

Released: 1935

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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

Released: 1946

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

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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Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland

Released: 1964

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

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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Richard Burton, Olivia de Havilland, Audrey Dalton

Released: 1952

Directed by: Henry Koster

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

Released: 1941

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

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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Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Lew Ayres

Released: 1946

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

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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Rita Hayworth, Olivia de Havilland, James Cagney

Released: 1941

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

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

Released: 1941

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

This film 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 is a highly ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton

Released: 1962

Directed by: Guy Green

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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James Caan, Olivia de Havilland, Richard Kiel

Released: 1964

Directed by: Walter Grauman

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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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel

Released: 1942

Directed by: John Huston

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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Olivia de Havilland, David Niven, Errol Flynn

Released: 1936

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vincent Price

Released: 1939

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan

Released: 1939

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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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Ronald Reagan, Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn

Released: 1940

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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

Released: 1937

Directed by: Archie Mayo

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

Released: 1977

Directed by: Jerry Jameson

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, Ida Lupino, Arthur Kennedy

Released: 1946

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

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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Olivia de Havilland, Jane Wyman, Charles Coburn

Released: 1943

Directed by: Norman Krasna

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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Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel

Released: 1942

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

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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Olivia de Havilland, Helen Hayes, Jonathan Pryce

Released: 1981

Directed by: Claude Whatham

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