The Best Ray Milland Movies

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

If you think the best Ray Milland role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ray Milland 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 a variety of different films, including The Thing with Two Heads and Circle of Danger.

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

Notable directors that worked with Ray Milland include names like Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang and Cecil B. DeMille. Movie fans who love Ray Milland have also been known to enjoy films starring Vera Miles and Rod Steiger.

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  • Dial M for Murder
    1
    Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Bob Cummings
    70 votes
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
    Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) wants to have his wealthy wife, Margot (Grace Kelly), murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance. When he discovers her affair with Mark Halliday ...more

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  • The Uninvited
    2
    Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Gail Russell
    49 votes
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Lewis Allen
    While vacationing on the English coast, composer Rick Fitzgerald (Ray Milland) and his sister Pamela (Ruth Hussey) find an an abandoned 18th-century house and decide to buy it. The owner, Commander ...more
  • The Lost Weekend
    3
    Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Howard Da Silva
    59 votes
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Billy Wilder
    Writer Don Birnam (Ray Milland) is on the wagon. Sober for only a few days, Don is supposed to be spending the weekend with his brother, Wick (Phillip Terry), but, eager for a drink, Don convinces ...more

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  • The Big Clock
    4
    Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan
    39 votes
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: John Farrow
    Anticipating a much-needed vacation from Earl Janoth (Charles Laughton), his abusive boss, magazine editor George Stroud (Ray Milland) finally reaches a breaking point when Janoth insists he skip his ...more

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  • The Major and the Minor
    5
    Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson
    42 votes
    • Released: 1942
    • Directed by: Billy Wilder
    Susan Applegate (Ginger Rogers) decides to leave New York City and take a train back to Iowa, but she has only enough money for a child's ticket. She disguises herself as a young girl and, after ...more
  • Ministry of Fear
    6
    Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond
    31 votes
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Fritz Lang
    Fresh from a two-year stint in a mental institution for the alleged "mercy killing" of his ailing wife, Stephen Neale (Ray Milland) visits a carnival where he wins a cake by guessing its weight. The ...more

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