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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.

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    Ministry of Fear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Ministry of Fear

    Ray Milland, Dan Duryea

    Released1944

    Directed byFritz Lang

    Ministry of Fear is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang. Based on a novel by Graham... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Dial M for Murder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Dial M for Murder

    Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock

    Released1954

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    This film is a 1954 3-D American thriller film in Warnercolor directed by Alfred Hitchcock,... more on Wikipedia

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    Aces High is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Aces High

    Christopher Plummer, Malcolm McDowell

    Released1976

    Directed byJack Gold

    Aces High is a 1976 British-French war film directed by Jack Gold and starring Malcolm... more on Wikipedia
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    The Lost Weekend is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Lost Weekend

    Jane Wyman, Ray Milland

    Released1945

    Directed byBilly Wilder

    The Lost Weekend is a 1945 American drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Easy Living is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Easy Living

    Ray Milland, Jean Arthur

    Released1937

    Directed byMitchell Leisen

    Easy Living is an American screwball comedy film, directed by Mitchell Leisen, written by... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Uninvited is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Uninvited

    Ray Milland, Gail Russell

    Released1944

    Directed byLewis Allen

    The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural mystery/romance directed by Lewis Allen in his... more on Wikipedia

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    Beau Geste is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Beau Geste

    Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward

    Released1939

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Beau Geste is a 1939 Paramount Pictures action/adventure motion picture starring Gary Cooper,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Copper Canyon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Copper Canyon

    Hedy Lamarr, Ray Milland

    Released1950

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Copper Canyon is a 1950 western film directed by John Farrow.
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    Reap the Wild Wind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Reap the Wild Wind

    John Wayne, Susan Hayward

    Released1942

    Directed byCecil B. DeMille

    Reap the Wild Wind was a serialized story written by Thelma Strabel in 1940 for The Saturday... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Gold is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Gold

    Roger Moore, John Gielgud

    Released1974

    Directed byPeter R. Hunt

    Gold is a 1974 thriller film starring Roger Moore and Susannah York and directed by Peter R.... more on Wikipedia
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    X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes

    Don Rickles, Ray Milland

    Released1963

    Directed byRoger Corman

    X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes is a 1963 science fiction/horror film. Directed by Roger Corman... more on Wikipedia
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    The Major and the Minor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Major and the Minor

    Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland

    Released1942

    Directed byBilly Wilder

    The Major and the Minor is a 1942 American comedy film starring Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland.... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Bulldog Drummond Escapes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Bulldog Drummond Escapes

    Ray Milland, Heather Angel

    Released1937

    Directed byJames P. Hogan

    Bulldog Drummond Escapes is a 1937 American film directed by James P. Hogan starring Ray... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Big Clock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Big Clock

    Charles Laughton, Ray Milland

    Released1948

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    The Big Clock is a 1948 film noir thriller directed by John Farrow, and adapted by renowned... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    A Man Alone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    A Man Alone

    Ray Milland, Lee Van Cleef

    Released1955

    Directed byRay Milland

    A Man Alone is a film directed by Ray Milland that was released in 1955.amazon_watch buy button
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    We're Not Dressing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    We're Not Dressing

    Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard

    Released1934

    Directed byNorman Taurog

    We're Not Dressing is a 1934 screwball musical comedy directed by Norman Taurog. Based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Jungle Princess is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Jungle Princess

    Ray Milland, Dorothy Lamour

    Released1936

    Directed byWilhelm Thiele

    The Jungle Princess is a 1936 motion picture released by Paramount Pictures, directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Gilded Lily is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Gilded Lily

    Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland

    Released1935

    Directed byWesley Ruggles

    The Gilded Lily is a 1935 American romantic comedy film directed by Wesley Ruggles and... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Glass Key is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Glass Key

    Veronica Lake, Ray Milland

    Released1935

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    The Glass Key, released in 1935, is the first of two film adaptations of the suspense novel... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Charlie Chan in London is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Charlie Chan in London

    Ray Milland, Alan Mowbray

    Released1934

    Directed byEugene Forde

    Charlie Chan in London is a 1934 American mystery film directed by Eugene Forde. The film... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Escape to Witch Mountain

    Kim Richards, Kyle Richards

    Released1975

    Directed byJohn Hough

    Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1975 film based on the novel Escape to Witch Mountain by... more on Wikipedia

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    The Last Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Last Tycoon

    Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro

    Released1976

    Directed byElia Kazan

    The Last Tycoon is a 1976 American dramatic film directed by Elia Kazan and produced by Sam... more on Wikipedia
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    My Favorite Blonde is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    My Favorite Blonde

    Bob Hope, Bing Crosby

    Released1942

    Directed bySidney Lanfield

    My Favorite Blonde is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Bob... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Swiss Conspiracy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    The Swiss Conspiracy

    Elke Sommer, Ray Milland

    Released1976

    Directed byJack Arnold

    The Swiss Conspiracy is a 1976 action film starring David Janssen, Senta Berger and Elke... more on Wikipedia
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    Love Story is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ray Milland Movies
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    Love Story

    Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland

    Released1970

    Directed byArthur Hiller

    Love Story is a 1970 romantic drama film written by Erich Segal, who also authored the... more on Wikipedia

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