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

If you think the best Pat O'Brien role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Pat O'Brien performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like The Boy with Green Hair and Hell's House.

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Angels with Dirty Faces Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Ann Sheridan Angels with Dirty Faces is a 1938 American gangster film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, the Dead End Kids and Humphrey Bogart, along with Ann Sheridan and ...more

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The Front Page Adolphe Menjou, Mary Brian, Edward Everett Horton The Front Page is a 1931 American comedy film, directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Adolphe Menjou and Pat O'Brien. Based on a Broadway play of the same name, the film was produced by Howard ...more

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Bombshell Jean Harlow, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone Bombshell is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic comedy-drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Forbes and Franchot Tone. The ...more

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Some Like It Hot Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American comedy film set in 1929, directed by Billy Wilder, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. The film is about two musicians who dress in drag in ...more

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The Fighting 69th James Cagney, George Reeves, Joseph Crehan The Fighting 69th is an American war film starring James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, and George Brent. The plot is based upon the actual exploits of New York City's 69th Infantry Regiment during World ...more

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Knute Rockne, All American Ronald Reagan, Brian Keith, George Reeves Knute Rockne, All American is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of Knute Rockne, Notre Dame football coach. It stars Pat O'Brien portraying the role of Rockne and Ronald Reagan as ...more

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Page Miss Glory Mary Astor, Marion Davies, Dick Powell Page Miss Glory is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Marion Davies, Pat O'Brien, and Dick Powell. It was based on the play of the same name by Joseph Schrank and Philip Dunning.

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Flirtation Walk Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Pat O'Brien Flirtation Walk is a 1934 romantic musical film written by Delmer Daves and Lou Edelman, and directed by Frank Borzage. It focuses on a soldier who falls in love with a general's daughter during ...more

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Crack-Up Claire Trevor, Herbert Marshall, Ray Collins Crack-Up is a 1946 film noir directed by Irving Reis, remembered for directing many "Falcon" movies of the early 1940s including The Falcon Takes Over. The drama is based on ...more

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Castle on the Hudson Burgess Meredith, Ann Sheridan, John Garfield Castle on the Hudson is a 1940 American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak and starring John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, and Pat O'Brien. A thief gets sent to Sing Sing Prison, where he is ...more

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The Last Hurrah Spencer Tracy, Basil Rathbone, Jeffrey Hunter The Last Hurrah is a 1958 film adaptation of the novel The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor. The picture was directed by John Ford and stars Spencer Tracy as a veteran mayor preparing for yet ...more

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The End Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner The End is a 1978 black comedy-buddy film, directed by and starring Burt Reynolds. The cast also features Dom DeLuise, Sally Field, Strother Martin, David Steinberg, Joanne Woodward, Norman ...more

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A Dangerous Profession George Raft, Ella Raines, Pat O'Brien A Dangerous Profession is a 1949 American film noir directed by Ted Tetzlaff, written by Warren Duff and Martin Rackin, and starring George Raft, Ella Raines, and Pat O'Brien. The supporting ...more

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Ragtime Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson, Fran Drescher Ragtime is a 1981 American drama film, directed by MiloŇ° Forman, based on 1975 historical novel Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow. The action takes place in and around New York City, New Rochelle, and ...more

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Jubilee Trail Joan Leslie, Forrest Tucker, Jim Davis Jubilee Trail is a film directed by Joseph Kane, released in 1954.

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Marine Raiders Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Pat O'Brien Marine Raiders is a 1944 RKO war film showing a fictional depiction of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion and 1st Marine Parachute Battalion on Guadalcanal, R&R in Australia, retraining in Camp ...more

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'Til We Meet Again Merle Oberon, Geraldine Fitzgerald, George Brent 'Til We Meet Again is a 1940 romance film starring Merle Oberon and George Brent as two doomed, star-crossed lovers. It is a remake of the 1932 film One Way Passage and itself was remade into ...more

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I've Got Your Number Joan Blondell, Pat O'Brien I've Got Your Number is a 1934 Warner Bros. Pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by Ray Enright and starring Joan Blondell and Pat O'Brien.

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The Over-the-Hill Gang Walter Brennan, Jack Elam, Edgar Buchanan The Over-the-Hill Gang is a 1969 TV-movie Western comedy about aging Texas Rangers starring Walter Brennan and Pat O'Brien. Chill Wills, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, and Jack Elam play ...more

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Twenty Million Sweethearts Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell, Pat O'Brien Twenty Million Sweethearts is a 1934 American musical comedy film directed by Ray Enright. The film stars Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell and Ginger Rogers. It also featured the Negro quartet The Mills ...more

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Cowboy from Brooklyn Ronald Reagan, Ann Sheridan, Dick Powell Cowboy from Brooklyn is a 1938 American musical comedy film starring Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell, Priscilla Lane, Ann Sheridan and the future US President Ronald Reagan.

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Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery Jean Rogers, Noah Beery, Jr. Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery is a 15-episode 1935 Universal movie serial based on the Tailspin Tommy comic strip by Hal Forrest and starring Clark Williams, Jean Rogers and Noah ...more

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The Boy with Green Hair Dean Stockwell, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale The Boy with Green Hair is a 1948 American comedy-drama film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Dean Stockwell as Peter, a young war orphan who is subject to ridicule after he awakens one ...more

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College Coach John Wayne, Dick Powell, Ann Dvorak College Coach is a 1933 American drama film starring Dick Powell and Ann Dvorak. The film features John Wayne in his last bit-part role.

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Hell's House Bette Davis, Pat O'Brien, Junior Durkin Hell's House is a 1932 American drama film starring Junior Durkin, featuring Bette Davis and directed by Howard Higgin. The screenplay by Paul Gangelin and B. Harrison Orkow, set during the ...more

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The Sin of Harold Diddlebock Harold Lloyd, Margaret Hamilton, Adolphe Menjou The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a 1947 comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, starring the silent film comic icon Harold Lloyd, and featuring Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, Rudy ...more

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Here Comes the Navy James Cagney, Gloria Stuart, Pat O'Brien Here Comes the Navy is a 1934 American romantic comedy film starring James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart and Frank McHugh. The movie was written by Earl Baldwin and Ben Markson, and ...more

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The People Against O'Hara Spencer Tracy, Charles Bronson, James Arness The People Against O'Hara is a 1951 film noir directed by John Sturges and based on Eleazar Lipsky's novel. The movie features Spencer Tracy, Pat O'Brien, and James Arness.

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Bureau of Missing Persons Bette Davis, Lewis Stone, Glenda Farrell Bureau of Missing Persons is a 1933 American drama film with comic overtones directed by Roy Del Ruth. The screenplay by Robert Presnell is based on a story by Carol Bird adapted from the book ...more

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Bombardier Robert Ryan, Eddie Albert, Randolph Scott Bombardier is a 1943 war drama written by John Twist and directed by Richard Wallace.

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San Quentin Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Barton MacLane San Quentin is a 1937 Warner Bros. drama film directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart and Ann Sheridan. It was shot on location at San Quentin State Prison.

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The World Gone Mad Evelyn Brent, Neil Hamilton, Pat O'Brien The World Gone Mad is a 1933 American crime film directed by Christy Cabanne and starring Pat O'Brien, Evelyn Brent and Neil Hamilton. It was made on a low-budget by the independent Majestic ...more

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The Phynx Richard Pryor, Joe Louis, Dorothy Lamour The Phynx is a 1970 comedy film directed by Lee H. Katzin about a rock and roll band named The Phynx and their mission in foreign affairs. The group is sent to the country of Albania to locate ...more

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Riff-Raff Anne Jeffreys, Jerome Cowan, Walter Slezake Riff-Raff is a 1947 black-and-white film starring Pat O'Brien, Anne Jeffreys and Walter Slezak. Considered a minor film noir entry more in the adventure genre, it was directed by Ted Tetzlaff, ...more

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The Navy Comes Through Max Baer, Desi Arnaz, Jackie Cooper The Navy Comes Through is a 1942 American World War II film directed by A. Edward Sutherland. It stars Pat O'Brien, George Murphy and Jane Wyatt. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best ...more

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Secret Command Pat O'Brien Secret Command is a 1944 film directed by A. Edward Sutherland.

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Oil for the Lamps of China Pat O'Brien, Josephine Hutchinson Oil for the Lamps of China is a 1935 drama film starring Pat O'Brien and Josephine Hutchinson. It is based on the novel of the same name by Alice Tisdale Hobart. A man blindly puts his faith in ...more

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Johnny One-Eye Dolores Moran, Pat O'Brien, Lyle Talbot Johnny One-Eye is a 1950 American film directed by Robert Florey.

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Devil Dogs of the Air is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pat O'Brien Movies
Devil Dogs of the Air James Cagney, Pat O'Brien Devil Dogs of the Air is a 1935 film directed by Lloyd Bacon.

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Scout's Honor Gary Coleman, Katherine Helmond, Harry Morgan Scout's Honor is a 1980 made-for-TV film, starring Gary Coleman.

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Flying High Hedda Hopper, Bert Lahr, Pat O'Brien Flying High, also known as George White's Flying High, is a musical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, produced by George White with lyrics by B. G. DeSylva and Lew Brown, music by Ray ...more

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The Iron Major Robert Ryan, Ruth Warrick, Leon Ames The Iron Major is a 1943 drama film written by Florence E. Cavanaugh, Aben Kandel, and Warren Duff and directed by Ray Enright.

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Gambling Lady Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Pat O'Brien Gambling Lady is a 1934 American drama film directed by Archie Mayo, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea.

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The Fireball Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Rooney, Pat O'Brien The Fireball is a 1950 American drama film starring Mickey Rooney and Pat O'Brien, and directed by Tay Garnett. The film, released by 20th Century Fox, had its screenplay written by Horace McCoy ...more

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Virtue Carole Lombard, Pat O'Brien Virtue is a 1932 romance film starring Carole Lombard and Pat O'Brien.

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Laughter in Hell Pat O'Brien Laughter in Hell is a 1933 Pre-Code film directed by Edward L. Cahn and starring Pat O'Brien. The film's title was typical of the sensationalistic titles of many Pre-Code films. The film was ...more

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Out Where the Stars Begin Ann Sheridan, Armida, Dick Foran Out Where the Stars Begin is a 1938 short comedy musical film written by Crane Wilbur and directed by Bobby Connolly.

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Escape to Glory Constance Bennett, Pat O'Brien Escape to Glory is a 1940 drama film directed by John Brahm.

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Kill Me Tomorrow Lois Maxwell, Tommy Steele, George Coulouris Kill Me Tomorrow is a 1957 British crime film directed by Terence Fisher. It stars Pat O'Brien and Lois Maxwell. It was made by Tempean Films at Southall Studios in West London. The film ...more

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Ring of Fear Mickey Spillane, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Clyde Beatty Ring of Fear is a 1954 film starring Clyde Beatty and Mickey Spillane as themselves. With a deranged killer on the loose in his circus, lion tamer Beatty calls in mystery writer Spillane to ...more