The Best Preston Foster Movies  

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

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

You can rank all of these films, from We Who Are About to Die to Thunder Birds.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Preston Foster movies?" and "What are the greatest Preston Foster roles of all time?"
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The Last Days of Pompeii is a 1935 drama film directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack.
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Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster
The Plough and the Stars is a 1937 American drama film directed by John Ford based on the play of the same name by Seán O'Casey.
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Heather Angel, Victor McLaglen, Jack Mulhall
The Informer is a 1935 dramatic film, released by RKO. The plot concerns the underside of the Irish War of Independence, set in 1920. It stars Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, ...more
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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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J. Carrol Naish, Frank M. Thomas, Paul Hurst
We Who Are About to Die is a 1937 crime-filled drama film written by John Twist and directed by Christy Cabanne.
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nm0129894, Richard Dix, Preston Foster
The Arizonian is a 1935 romantic, musical, adventure, western film written and story by Dudley Nichols and directed by Charles Vidor.
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Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Lon Chaney
"Set in the historical Riel rebellion, a Texas Ranger helps the Mounties so he can capture a murderer; but the Mountie gets the woman. In 1885 Dan Duroc (Akim Tamiroff) and Jacques Corbeau ...more
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Maxie Rosenbloom, Preston Foster, Ralph Morgan
Muss 'em Up is a 1936 mystery film based on the story by James Edward Grant, written by Erwin S. Gelsey and directed by Charles Vidor.
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Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Coleen Gray
Kansas City Confidential is a 1952 film noir crime film directed by Phil Karlson and starring John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef and Jack Elam. The film was ...more
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Barbara Stanwyck, Melvyn Douglas, Andy Clyde
Annie Oakley is a 1935 American biographical film directed by George Stevens and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, and Moroni Olsen. The film is based on the life of ...more
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Anthony Quinn, William Bendix, Richard Jaeckel
Guadalcanal Diary is a 1943 World War II war film directed by Lewis Seiler, featuring Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte, Anthony Quinn and the film debut of Richard ...more
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Preston Foster, Bill Robinson
Up the River is a prison comedy film starring Preston Foster and Arthur Treacher and featuring Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. The movie was directed by Alfred L. Werker and is a remake of ...more
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Walter Brennan, Arline Judge, Kenneth MacKenna
A cabaret dancer (Marion Burns) gets into all sorts of trouble in Panama City. She gets involved in many ill-fated affairs with mostly unsuitable men while attempting to earn her way out of ...more
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Gene Tierney, May Whitty, Jack Holt
Thunder Birds is a Technicolor film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Gene Tierney, Preston Foster, and John Sutton. It features aerial photography and location filming at an actual ...more
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Gregory Peck, Greer Garson, Jessica Tandy
The Valley of Decision is a film set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in the late 19th century. It tells the story of a young Irish house maid who falls in love with the son of her employer, a ...more
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George Bancroft, Preston Foster, Nancy Kelly
Submarine Patrol is a 1938 film starring Richard Greene and Nancy Kelly. The supporting cast includes Preston Foster and George Bancroft. The movie was partly written by William Faulkner and ...more
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Preston Foster, Ann Dvorak, Aline MacMahon
Heat Lightning is a 1934 Pre-Code drama film starring Aline MacMahon, Ann Dvorak, and Preston Foster. It is based on the play of the same name by Leon Abrams and George Abbott. The movie was one ...more
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Roddy McDowall, James Bell, Jeff Corey
My Friend Flicka is a 1943 coming-of-age film about a young boy, played by Roddy McDowall, who is given a young horse to raise. It is based on the popular children's novel by Mary O'Hara.
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The Big Cat Forrest Tucker, Gene Reynolds, Preston Foster
The Big Cat is a 1949 American outdoor action film in Technicolor directed by Phil Karlson. The cast included Lon McCallister, Peggy Ann Garner, Preston Foster, Forrest Tucker, Skip Homeier, and ...more
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Irene Dunne, Robert Montgomery, Eugene Pallette
Unfinished Business is a 1941 romantic comedy film directed by Gregory La Cava.
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Van Heflin, Monte Blue, Billy Gilbert
The Outcasts of Poker Flat is a 1937 history romance western film written by John Twist and Harry Segall and directed by Christy Cabanne; based on the stories Luck of Roaring Camp and The ...more
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Ida Lupino, Billy Gilbert, Victor McLaglen
Sea Devils is a 1937 action film written by Edmund Joseph, John Twist, Frank Wead and P.J. Wolfson and directed by Benjamin Stoloff.
Twice Blessed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Preston Foster Movies
Twice Blessed Marshall Thompson, Preston Foster, Jimmy Lydon
Twice Blessed is a 1945 comedy film based on the story by Mortimer Braus and Michael Kraike, written by Ethel Hill, and directed by Harry Beaumont.
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The Roundup Richard Dix, Preston Foster
The Roundup is a film directed by Lesley Selander released on April 4, 1941.
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Richard Dix, Leo Carrillo, Preston Foster
American Empire is a 1942 film directed by William C. McGann.