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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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Basil Rathbone, nm0129894, John Wood - The Last Days of Pompeii is a 1935 drama film directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Twice Blessed is listed (or ranked) 22 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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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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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.

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Barbara Stanwyck, Lillian Roth, Preston Foster - Ladies They Talk About is a 1933 Pre-Code American crime drama directed by Howard Bretherton and William Keighley, and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, and Lyle Talbot. Based on the ...more

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John Drew Barrymore, Preston Foster, Joan Lorring - The Big Night is a 1951 American black-and-white film noir directed by Joseph Losey, that features John Drew Barrymore, Preston Foster and Joan Lorring. The feature is based on a script written ...more

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John Hoyt, Preston Foster, Philip Carey - The Time Travelers is a 1964 science fiction film directed by B-movie director Ib Melchior. It stars Preston Foster, Philip Carey, Merry Anders, Steve Franken, John Hoyt and Delores Wells. The ...more

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John Ireland, Preston Foster, Gene Evans - I Shot Jesse James is a 1949 American film directed by Samuel Fuller about the murder of Jesse James by Robert Ford and Robert Ford's life afterwards. The story is built around a fictional ...more

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Roddy McDowall, James Bell, Preston Foster - Thunderhead, Son of Flicka is a 1945 Technicolor family film directed by Louis King. It was adapted to screen by Dwight Cummins and Dorothy Yost from the novel by Mary O'Hara, and is based on ...more

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Edward G. Robinson, Preston Foster, Vivienne Osborne - Two Seconds is a 1932 Pre-Code film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Edward G. Robinson, Vivienne Osborne and Preston Foster. It was based on a successful Broadway play of the same name by ...more

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Clara Bow, James Gleason, Richard Cromwell - Hoop-La is a 1933 American pre-code drama film starring Clara Bow in what was her final film role. It was directed by Frank Lloyd and released by Fox Film Corporation, with Preston Foster, ...more

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Carole Lombard, Cesar Romero, Preston Foster - Love Before Breakfast is a 1936 romantic comedy film starring Carole Lombard, Preston Foster, and Cesar Romero, based on Faith Baldwin's short story Spinster Dinner, published in ...more

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Anita Louise, Kay Francis, Preston Foster - First Lady is a 1937 film about behind-the-scenes political maneuverings in Washington, D.C. directed by Stanley Logan and starring Kay Francis, Preston Foster, Anita Louise, Walter Connolly and ...more

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Corruption Tully Marshall, Mischa Auer, Preston Foster - Corruption is a 1933 American film directed by Charles E. Roberts. The film is also known as Double Exposure in the United Kingdom.

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Army Girl Billy Gilbert, Heather Angel, H.B. Warner - Army Girl is a 1938 American film combining action, the mechanisation of the horse cavalry with a romantic comedy. It was a high budget film by Republic Pictures and directed by George Nichols

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Peggie Castle, Preston Foster, Alan Reed - I, the Jury is a 1953 mystery-thriller film noir, based on the novel I, the Jury by Mickey Spillane. It was directed by Harry Essex, produced by Victor Saville's company, Parklane Pictures and ...more

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Secret Agent of Japan Lynn Bari, Preston Foster - Secret Agent of Japan is a 1942 film directed by Irving Pichel.

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Preston Foster, Brenda Joyce - Little Tokyo, U.S.A. is a 1942 American film, produced during World War II widely considered at its release and now as a piece of anti-Japanese propaganda.

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Dorothy Dell, Victor McLaglen, Mischa Auer - Wharf Angel is an American drama film directed by William Cameron Menzies and George Somnes and starring Victor McLaglen, Dorothy Dell, David Landau, and Preston Foster. Wharf Angel was the ...more

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The Hunted Joseph Crehan, Charles McGraw, Preston Foster - The Hunted is a 1948 film directed by Jack Bernhard. "More buried treasure unearthed! Steve Fisher’s original screenplay for this bargain-basement B-film offers a clever twist on the ...more

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Tangier Sabu Dastagir, Maria Montez, Preston Foster - Tangier is a 1946 black-and-white thriller film set in the city of Tangier, Morocco that was directed by George Waggner and filmed on Universal's backlot. It was one of the last Universal ...more

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Frank M. Thomas, Cecil Kellaway, Preston Foster - Everybody's Doing It is a 1938 comedy crime romance film story by George Beck, screenplay by J. Robert Bren, Edmund Joseph and Harry Segall and directed by Christy Cabanne.

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Double Danger Donald Meek, Cecil Kellaway, Preston Foster - Double Danger is a 1938 comedy crime drama romance film based on the story by Arthur T. Horman, written by Arthur T. Horman and J. Robert Bren and directed by Lew Landers.

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Hattie McDaniel, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason - We’re Only Human is a 1935 crime drama film written by Rian James and Bartlett Cormack, based on the story by Thomas Walsh and directed by James Flood

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Ann Rutherford, Milburn Stone, Marc Lawrence - "This terse programmer is notable as the final credit of writer-director Tod Browning (Freaks), although he’d written the story years before it was made. Some of his distinctive traits are ...more

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The Band Plays On Robert Young, Leo Carrillo, Betty Furness - The Band Plays On is a 1934 drama sport film written by Harry Stuhldreher, W. Thorton Martin, Byron Morgan, J. Robert Bren, Bernard Schubert, Ralph Spence and Harvey Gates and directed by ...more

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Joan Fontaine, Frank M. Thomas, Paul Hurst - You Can't Beat Love is a 1937 film directed by Christy Cabanne.

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You've Got to Be Smart Mamie Van Doren, Preston Foster, Roger Perry - You've Got to Be Smart is a 1967 low-budgeted drama film. The movie was released in few theaters in 1967. The film starred Tom Stern, Roger Perry, Gloria Castillo, and Mamie Van Doren. The movie ...more