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

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

List films include Angel on My Shoulder, Counter-Attack and many additional films as well.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Paul Muni movies?" and "What are the greatest Paul Muni roles of all time?"

If Paul Muni movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by George Sanders and Claude Rains too.

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I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Preston Foster I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang is an American Pre-Code crime/drama film starring Paul Muni as a wrongfully convicted convict on a chain gang who escapes to Chicago. The film was written by ...more

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Scarface Jean Harlow, Boris Karloff, Paul Muni Scarface is a 1932 American gangster film starring Paul Muni, produced by Howard Hughes and Howard Hawks, directed by Hawks and Richard Rosson, and based on Armitage Trail's 1929 novel of the ...more

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The Good Earth Luise Rainer, Paul Muni, Keye Luke The Good Earth is a 1937 American drama film about Chinese farmers who struggle to survive. It was adapted by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, and Claudine West from the play by Donald Davis and ...more

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The Life of Emile Zola Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Donald Crisp The Life of Emile Zola is a 1937 American biographical film about French author Émile Zola, played by Paul Muni and directed by William Dieterle. It has the distinction of being the ...more

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The Story of Louis Pasteur Paul Muni, Anita Louise, Donald Woods The Story of Louis Pasteur is a 1936 American biographical film. It starred Paul Muni as the renowned scientist who developed major advances in microbiology which revolutionized agriculture and ...more

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Angel on My Shoulder Anne Baxter, Claude Rains, Paul Muni Angel on My Shoulder is a 1946 American fantasy film about a deal between the Devil and a dead man. The film was an independent production, produced by Charles R. Rogers and David W. Siegel, ...more

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Juarez Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Muni Juarez is a 1939 American historical drama film directed by William Dieterle. The screenplay by Aeneas MacKenzie, John Huston, and Wolfgang Reinhardt is based on the novel The Phantom Crown by ...more

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Bordertown Bette Davis, Paul Muni Bordertown is a 1935 American drama film directed by Archie Mayo and starring Paul Muni and Bette Davis. The screenplay by Laird Doyle and Wallace Smith is based on Robert Lord's adaptation of ...more

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Black Fury Paul Muni, William Gargan, Karen Morley Black Fury is a 1935 American crime film starring Paul Muni, Karen Morley, and William Gargan. It was adapted by Abem Finkel and Carl Erickson from the short story "Jan Volkanik" by ...more

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Commandos Strike at Dawn Lillian Gish, Lloyd Bridges, Paul Muni Commandos Strike at Dawn is a 1942 war film directed by John Farrow and written by Irwin Shaw from a story by C.S. Forester, starring Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and ...more

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The Valiant Paul Muni, Johnny Mack Brown, Marguerite Churchill The Valiant is a part-silent/part-talkie film directed by William K. Howard and released by Fox Film Corporation in the Fox Movietone sound-on-film system. The film stars Paul Muni, Marguerite ...more

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We Are Not Alone Paul Muni, Flora Robson, Jane Bryan We Are Not Alone is a drama film about a doctor who hires a woman as a nanny for his son. When his wife becomes jealous, tragedy consumes all involved. The film is based on the novel of the same ...more

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The World Changes Mary Astor, Paul Muni, Aline MacMahon The World Changes is a 1933 drama film starring Paul Muni as an ambitious farm boy who becomes rich, but does not handle success well. Aline MacMahon and Mary Astor play his mother and wife ...more

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Hudson's Bay Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Paul Muni Hudson's Bay is a 1941 historical drama by 20th Century Fox starring Paul Muni, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar and Vincent Price as King Charles II. The film is about a pair of French-Canadian ...more

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A Song to Remember Merle Oberon, Paul Muni, Nina Foch A Song to Remember is a 1945 Columbia Pictures biographical film which tells a fictionalised life story of Polish pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin. Directed by Charles Vidor, ...more

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The Woman I Love Paul Muni, Louis Hayward, Miriam Hopkins The Woman I Love is a 1937 American film about a romantic triangle involving two World War I fighter pilots and the wife of one of them. It stars Paul Muni, Miriam Hopkins, and Louis Hayward. ...more

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Counter-Attack Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman, George Macready Counter-Attack is a 1945 war film starring Paul Muni and Marguerite Chapman as two Russians trapped in a collapsed building with seven enemy German soldiers during World War II. It was adapted ...more