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

If you think the best Ronald Colman role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ronald Colman 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 many different films, including The Devil to Pay! and Lost Horizon.

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Random Harvest Greer Garson, Ronald Colman, Reginald Owen Random Harvest is a 1942 film based on the 1941 James Hilton novel of the same name, directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Claudine West, George Froeschel and Arthur Wimperis adapted the novel for the ...more

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A Tale of Two Cities Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman, Edna May Oliver A Tale of Two Cities is a 1935 film based upon Charles Dickens' 1859 historical novel, A Tale of Two Cities. The film stars Ronald Colman as Sydney Carton, Donald Woods and Elizabeth Allan. The ...more

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Lost Horizon Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Thomas Mitchell Lost Horizon is a 1937 American drama-fantasy film directed by Frank Capra. The screenplay by Robert Riskin is based on the 1933 novel of the same title by James Hilton. The film exceeded its ...more

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The Talk of the Town Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Lloyd Bridges The Talk of the Town is a 1942 American comedy/drama film directed by George Stevens, starring Cary Grant, Jean Arthur and Ronald Colman, with a supporting cast featuring Edgar Buchanan and ...more

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If I Were King Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman, Frances Dee If I Were King is a 1938 American biographical historical drama film starring Ronald Colman as medieval poet François Villon, and featuring Basil Rathbone and Frances Dee. It is based on ...more

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A Double Life Shelley Winters, Ronald Colman, Edmond O'Brien A Double Life is a 1947 film noir which tells the story of an actor whose mind becomes affected by the character he portrays. The movie starred Ronald Colman and Signe Hasso. It was directed by ...more

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The Prisoner of Zenda David Niven, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. The Prisoner of Zenda is a 1937 black-and-white adventure film based on the Anthony Hope 1894 novel of the same name and the 1896 play. Of the many film adaptations, this is considered by many ...more

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Cynara Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Phyllis Barry Cynara is a 1932 romantic drama film about a British lawyer who pays a heavy price for an affair. It stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis and Phyllis Barry. It is based on the 1928 novel An ...more

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The Prisoner of Zenda Ronald Colman, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. The Prisoner of Zenda is a play by Edward E. Rose and Anthony Hope.

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Clive of India Cesar Romero, Don Ameche, Loretta Young Clive of India is a 1935 American drama film based on Robert, Lord Clive's historical biography. It was written by R.J. Minney and W. P. Lipscomb and directed by Richard Boleslawski. Colin ...more

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Around the World in 80 Days Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more

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Arrowsmith Myrna Loy, Helen Hayes, Ronald Colman Arrowsmith is a 1931 film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. It was written by Sidney Howard from the Sinclair Lewis novel Arrowsmith, and directed by John Ford.

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Raffles Ronald Colman, Kay Francis Raffles is a comedy-mystery film produced by Samuel Goldwyn. It stars Ronald Colman as the titular character, a proper English gentleman who moonlights as a notorious jewel thief, and Kay ...more

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Condemned Ronald Colman, Ann Harding, Louis Wolheim Condemned is an American black and white melodrama film, directed by Wesley Ruggles, and starring Ronald Colman, Ann Harding, Dudley Digges, Louis Wolheim, William Elmer, and Wilhelm von ...more

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Champagne for Caesar Vincent Price, Celeste Holm, Ronald Colman Champagne for Caesar is a 1950 American comedy film about a television quiz show, directed by Richard Whorf and written by Fred Brady and Hans Jacoby. The movie stars Ronald Colman, Celeste ...more

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Bulldog Drummond Joan Bennett, Ronald Colman, Lawrence Grant Bulldog Drummond is a crime film in which Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond helps a beautiful young woman in distress. The film stars Ronald Colman as the title character, Claud Allister, ...more

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Beau Geste William Powell, Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton Beau Geste is a silent film, based on the novel Beau Geste by P. C. Wren. This version starred Ronald Colman as the title character.

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Stella Dallas Ronald Colman, Belle Bennett, Lois Moran Stella Dallas is a 1925 American silent film that was produced by Samuel Goldwyn, adapted by Frances Marion, and directed by Henry King. The film stars Ronald Colman, Belle Bennett, Lois Moran, ...more

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The Late George Apley Ronald Colman, Mildred Natwick, Richard Haydn The Late George Apley is a 1947 film about a stuffy, upper-class Bostonian who is forced to adjust to a changing world. It starred Ronald Colman in the title role and was based on John P. ...more

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The Light that Failed Ida Lupino, Walter Huston, Ronald Colman The Light That Failed is a 1939 drama film based on Rudyard Kipling's novel of the same name. It stars Ronald Colman as an artist who is going blind.

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The Dark Angel Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky The Dark Angel is a silent drama film, based on the play The Dark Angel, a Play of Yesterday and To-day by H. B. Trevelyan, released by First National Pictures, and starring Ronald Colman, Vilma ...more

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The Night of Love Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky The Night of Love is a drama film, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, released by United Artists, and starring Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, and Montagu Love. The screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee is ...more

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Lady Windermere's Fan Ronald Colman, Irene Rich, Bert Lytell Lady Windermere's Fan is a 1925 silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and was adapted from a play by Oscar Wilde.

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The Sporting Venus Ronald Colman, Blanche Sweet, Lew Cody The Sporting Venus is a silent romance film directed by Marshall Neilan. The film was the second MGM release of Neilan, and starred his wife, actress Blanche Sweet, who allegedly sported the ...more

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Under Two Flags Claudette Colbert, Rosalind Russell, Ronald Colman Under Two Flags is a 1936 American adventure romance film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Victor McLaglen and Rosalind Russell. The picture was based on ...more

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The Winning of Barbara Worth Gary Cooper, Ronald Colman, Charles Lane The Winning of Barbara Worth is a 1926 American Western silent film directed by Henry King and starring Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, and Gary Cooper in his first feature role. Based on the ...more

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The Prisoner of Zenda David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Douglas Fairbanks The Prisoner of Zenda is a 1952 film version of the classic novel of the same name by Anthony Hope and a remake of the famous 1937 film version. This version was made by Loew's and ...more

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The Story of Mankind Vincent Price, Groucho Marx, Ronald Colman The Story of Mankind is an American fantasy film, very loosely based on the nonfiction book The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon.

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A Thief in Paradise Ronald Colman, Aileen Pringle, Doris Kenyon A Thief in Paradise is a silent film, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, directed by George Fitzmaurice, and adapted by Frances Marion from Leonard Merrick's novel The Worldlings. The film is now ...more

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The Devil to Pay! Myrna Loy, Loretta Young, Ronald Colman The Devil to Pay! is a 1930 American romantic drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Ronald Colman and Loretta Young. It was written by Frederick Lonsdale and Benjamin Glazer.

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The White Sister Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman The White Sister is a 1923 American drama film starring Lillian Gish, directed by Henry King, and released by Metro Pictures about nine months before its merger into Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was ...more

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The Unholy Garden Fay Wray, Ronald Colman, Estelle Taylor The Unholy Garden is a 1931 drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Ronald Colman. It was based on a story by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur.

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The Rescue Ronald Colman, Duke Kahanamoku, Lili Damita The Rescue is a romantic adventure film directed by Herbert Brenon, and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. The screenplay was written by Elizabeth Meehan, based on the novel by Joseph Conrad. The music ...more

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Lucky Partners Ginger Rogers, Ronald Colman, Jack Carson Lucky Partners is a 1940 film directed by Lewis Milestone.

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Romola Lillian Gish, William Powell, Ronald Colman Romola is a 1924 American drama film directed by Henry King and shot on location in Italy. The film stars Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell and Ronald Colman, and is based on the George ...more

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His Supreme Moment Ronald Colman, Blanche Sweet His Supreme Moment was a 1925 American silent drama film with sequences filmed in Technicolor, starring Blanche Sweet and Ronald Colman, directed by George Fitzmaurice, and produced by Samuel ...more

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The Magic Flame Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky The Magic Flame is a feature film directed by Henry King, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and based on the play Konig Harlekin by Rudolph Lothar. George Barnes was nominated at the 1st Academy ...more

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Two Lovers Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky Two Lovers is a silent feature film directed by Fred Niblo, and produced by Samuel Goldwyn.

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Kiki Ronald Colman, Norma Talmadge Kiki is a 1926 silent romantic comedy film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Norma Talmadge and Ronald Colman. The film is based upon a 1920 novel of the same name by André Picard, ...more

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The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo Joan Bennett, Ronald Colman, Colin Clive The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo is a 1935 American romantic comedy film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Stephen Roberts, and starred Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, and Colin ...more

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A Son of David Ronald Colman, Elsie Mackay, Arthur Walcott A Son of David is a 1920 British silent sports film directed by Hay Plumb and starring Poppy Wyndham, Ronald Colman, and Arthur Walcott.

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Her Night of Romance Ronald Colman, Constance Talmadge, Sidney Bracey Her Night of Romance is a 1924 silent film written by Hanns Kräly, and directed by Sidney Franklin. The romantic comedy stars Constance Talmadge and Ronald Colman.

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Kismet Marlene Dietrich, Ronald Colman, Joy Page Kismet is a 1944 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film in Technicolor starring Ronald Colman, Marlene Dietrich, Joy Page, and Florence Bates. James Craig played the young Caliph of Baghdad, and Edward Arnold ...more