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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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Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock, Ray Milland Dial M for Murder is a 1954 3-D American crime thriller film in Warnercolor directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings. The screenplay and the ...more

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Jane Wyman, Ray Milland, Howard Da Silva The Lost Weekend is a 1945 American drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman. The film was based on Charles R. Jackson's 1944 novel of the same title about an ...more

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Ray Milland, Gail Russell, Donald Crisp The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural mystery/romance directed by Lewis Allen in his feature film debut. It is based on the Dorothy Macardle novel Uneasy Freehold. The film stars Ray ...more

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Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan The Big Clock is a 1948 film noir thriller directed by John Farrow, and adapted by renowned novelist-screenwriter Jonathan Latimer from the novel of the same name by Kenneth Fearing. The ...more

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Ray Milland, Dan Duryea, Alan Napier Ministry of Fear is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang. Based on a novel by Graham Greene, the film tells the story of a man just released from a mental asylum who finds himself caught up ...more

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Ray Milland, Jean Arthur, William Demarest Easy Living is an American screwball comedy film, directed by Mitchell Leisen, written by Preston Sturges from a story by Vera Caspary, and starring Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold, and Ray Milland. ...more

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Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Robert Benchley The Major and the Minor is a 1942 American comedy film starring Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland. It was the first American film directed by Billy Wilder, and launched his "incomparable" ...more

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Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Ray Milland Beau Geste is a 1939 Paramount Pictures action/adventure motion picture starring Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, and Susan Hayward. Directed and produced by William A. ...more

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John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Ray Milland Reap the Wild Wind was a serialized story written by Thelma Strabel in 1940 for The Saturday Evening Post, which was the basis for the 1942 film starring Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette ...more

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Don Rickles, Ray Milland, Harold J. Stone X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes is a 1963 science fiction/horror film. Directed by Roger Corman from a script by Ray Russell and Robert Dillon, the film stars Ray Milland as Dr. James Xavier. A ...more

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Ray Milland, Lee Van Cleef, Raymond Burr A Man Alone is a film directed by Ray Milland that was released in 1955.

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Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal Love Story is a 1970 romantic drama film written by Erich Segal, who also authored the best-selling novel of the same name. It was directed by Arthur Hiller and starred Ryan O'Neal, Ali MacGraw, ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Malcolm McDowell, John Gielgud Aces High is a 1976 British-French war film directed by Jack Gold and starring Malcolm McDowell, Peter Firth, Christopher Plummer and Simon Ward. The screenplay was written by Howard Barker. As ...more

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James Stewart, Ray Milland, Margaret Sullavan Next Time We Love is a 1936 melodrama film directed by Edward H. Griffith and starring Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart and Ray Milland. It was written by Melville Baker with Preston Sturges and ...more

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William Holden, Veronica Lake, Ray Milland I Wanted Wings is a 1941 American drama film directed by Mitchell Leisen and based on a book by Lieutenant Beirne Lay, Jr. The film stars Ray Milland and William Holden. The supporting cast ...more

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Ray Milland, Deanna Durbin, Milburn Stone Three Smart Girls is a 1936 American musical comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring Barbara Read, Nan Grey, Deanna Durbin, and Ray Milland. The film, Durbin's feature film debut, had ...more

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Roger Moore, John Gielgud, Ray Milland Gold is a 1974 thriller film starring Roger Moore and Susannah York and directed by Peter R. Hunt. It was based on the 1970 novel Gold Mine by Wilbur Smith. Moore plays Rod Slater, General ...more

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Gene Tierney, Ray Milland, Fay Bainter Close to My Heart is a 1951 Warner Bros. drama directed by William Keighley, written by James R. Webb, and starring Ray Milland and Gene Tierney.

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Veronica Lake, Ray Milland, Alan Ladd The Glass Key is the first of two film adaptations of the classic suspense novel The Glass Key by Dashiell Hammett. The film was released in 1935 starring George Raft, featuring Edward Arnold ...more

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Copper Canyon Hedy Lamarr, Ray Milland, Harry Carey Copper Canyon is a 1950 western film directed by John Farrow.

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Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Anjelica Huston The Last Tycoon is a 1976 American dramatic film directed by Elia Kazan and produced by Sam Spiegel, based upon Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon, ...more

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Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, George Burns We're Not Dressing is a 1934 screwball musical comedy directed by Norman Taurog. Based on the 1902 J. M. Barrie play The Admirable Crichton, the film is about a beautiful yacht owner who becomes ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Brian Aherne Skylark is a 1941 film directed by Mark Sandrich, and starring Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland and Brian Aherne. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Sound Recording.

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Ray Milland, Martin Gabel, Rita Gam The Thief is a 1952 American black-and-white Cold War film noir spy film, directed by Russell Rouse and starring Ray Milland. It's the third in a series of six classic film noir productions ...more

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Ray Milland, Heather Angel Bulldog Drummond Escapes is a 1937 American film directed by James P. Hogan starring Ray Milland as Capt. Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond.

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Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Ray Milland Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1975 film based on the novel Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions, released by Buena Vista Distribution Company and ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Fred MacMurray The Gilded Lily is a 1935 American romantic comedy film directed by Wesley Ruggles and starring Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, and C. Aubrey Smith. Written by Claude Binyon, the ...more

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Ray Milland, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Mala The Jungle Princess is a 1936 motion picture released by Paramount Pictures, directed by William Thiele, and starred Dorothy Lamour in her film debut along with Ray Milland and Ray Mala.

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Ray Milland, Alan Mowbray, Mona Barrie Charlie Chan in London is a 1934 American mystery film directed by Eugene Forde. The film stars Warner Oland as Charlie Chan, with Drue Leyton. This is the sixth film produced by Fox with Warner ...more

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Joan Collins, Ray Milland, Farley Granger The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing is a 1955 film directed by Richard Fleischer from a screenplay by Walter Reisch and Charles Brackett, and starring Joan Collins, Ray Milland, and Farley Granger. ...more

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Ray Milland, Alan Hale, Jr. It Happens Every Spring is a 1949 comedy film starring Ray Milland and directed by Lloyd Bacon. The story of a baseball pitcher is completely fictitious, and the main character King Kelly is not ...more

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Passion Flower Ray Milland, Charles Bickford, Lewis Stone Passion Flower is a 1930 drama film written by Martin Flavin, Kathleen Norris, L.E. Johnson and Edith Fitzgerald and directed by William C. de Mille.

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Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Veronica Lake My Favorite Blonde is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll. Based on a story by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, the film is about a ...more

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Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard Kitty is a 1945 film, a fictional costume drama set in London during the 1780s, directed by Mitchell Leisen, based on the novel of the same name by Rosamond Marshall, with a screenplay by Karl ...more

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Elke Sommer, Ray Milland, Senta Berger The Swiss Conspiracy is a 1976 action film starring David Janssen, Senta Berger and Elke Sommer, and directed by Jack Arnold. It was co-produced between Germany and the United States.

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Daughter of the Mind Gene Tierney, Ray Milland, Don Murray Daughter of the Mind is a made-for-television suspense film starring Don Murray, Ray Milland and Gene Tierney. It was first broadcast on ABC on December 9, 1969 as the ABC Movie of the Week.

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Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Gail Russell Lady in the Dark is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Ginger Rogers. It was nominated for three Academy Awards; for Best Cinematography, Best ...more

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Ray Milland, Patricia Roc, Naunton Wayne Circle of Danger is a 1951 British thriller film directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Ray Milland, Patricia Roc and Naunton Wayne. An American travels to England to discover the truth ...more

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Ray Milland, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ann Todd So Evil My Love is a 1948 film directed by Lewis Allen. "Inspired by a true-life, never-solved murder, this is one of the great undiscovered gothic-noir dramas of the 1940s. A devout ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda, Jamie Lee Curtis Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 documentary film about horror films featuring clips from Friday the 13th I and/or II, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Halloween I and II, Jaws 1 and 2, Alien, John ...more

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Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan Payment Deferred is a film starring Charles Laughton as a man so desperate for money, he resorts to murder. It was based on the play of the same name by Jeffrey Dell, which was in turn based on ...more

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The Crystal Ball Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Gladys George The Crystal Ball is a 1943 film directed by Elliott Nugent. It stars Ray Milland and Paulette Goddard.

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The Big Game Ray Milland, France Nuyen, Stephen Boyd The Big Game is a 1972 film directed by Robert Day. It stars Stephen Boyd and Max Bygraves.

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Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Anna May Wong Piccadilly is a 1929 British silent drama film directed by Ewald André Dupont, written by Arnold Bennett and starring Gilda Gray, Anna May Wong, and Jameson Thomas. The film was produced ...more

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Lana Turner, Ray Milland, Jean Hagen A Life of Her Own is a 1950 American melodrama film directed by George Cukor. The screenplay by Isobel Lennart focuses on an aspiring model who leaves her small town in the Midwest to seek fame ...more

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Ray Milland, Miriam Hopkins, Dick Lane Wise Girl is a 1937 comedy film written by Allan Scott and Charles Norman and directed by Leigh Jason.

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Jamaica Run Ray Milland, Arlene Dahl, Wendell Corey Jamaica Run is a 1953 adventure-drama concerning ownership of an old estate set on the island in the Caribbean. It was directed by Lewis R. Foster and starred Ray Milland, Arlene Dahl and ...more

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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid is a 1982 comedy-mystery film directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin and Rachel Ward, the film is both a parody of, and an homage to, film noir and the pulp ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Walter Abel Arise, My Love is a 1940 American romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Mitchell Leisen, written by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett and Jacques Théry. The film stars ...more

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Sam Elliott, Ray Milland, Joan Van Ark Frogs is a 1972 horror film directed by George McCowan. The film falls into the "eco-horror" category since it tells the story of an upper-class U.S. Southern family who are victimized ...more