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The Best Rosalind Russell Movies

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

If you think the best Rosalind Russell role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Rosalind Russell performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include The Girl Rush, Design for Scandal and many additional films as well.

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

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    Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows

    Stella Stevens, Milton Berle
    Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows is a 1968 American comedy film directed by James Neilson and...  more
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    His Girl Friday

    Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell
    His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an...  more

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    #143 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#59 of 225 The Best Black and White Movies Ever Made

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    Auntie Mame

    Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker
    Auntie Mame is a 1958 Technicolor comedy film based on the 1955 novel of the same name by...  more

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    #479 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#371 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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    The Women

    Joan Crawford, Joan Fontaine
    The Women is a 1939 American comedy-drama film directed by George Cukor. The film is based on...  more
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    The Trouble with Angels

    Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills
    The Trouble with Angels is a 1966 comedy film in Pathécolor about the adventures of two girls...  more
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    Gypsy

    Natalie Wood, Rosalind Russell
    Gypsy is a 1962 musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The...  more

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    #266 of 357 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time#206 of 301 The Best Movies Based On True Stories

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    Craig's Wife

    Rosalind Russell, Thomas Mitchell
    Craig's Wife is a 1936 drama film starring Rosalind Russell as a domineering wife. It was...  more
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    A Majority of One

    Alec Guinness, Rosalind Russell
    A Majority of One is a 1961 comedy film written by Leonard Spigelgass and directed by Mervyn...  more
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    My Sister Eileen

    Rosalind Russell, Larry Fine
    My Sister Eileen is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Alexander Hall and starring...  more
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    Picnic

    Kim Novak, William Holden
    Picnic is a 1955 American Technicolor romantic comedy-drama film in Cinemascope, which was...  more

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    #196 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#82 of 83 Great Movies That Take Place In Autumn

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    Take a Letter, Darling

    Rosalind Russell, Charles Arnt
    Take a Letter, Darling is a 1942 American romantic comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen. It...  more
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    Roughly Speaking

    Rosalind Russell, Jack Carson
    Roughly Speaking is a 1945 drama/comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Jack Carson. The plot...  more
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    Night Must Fall

    Rosalind Russell, Robert Montgomery
    Night Must Fall is a 1937 film adaptation of the Emlyn Williams play of the same name. It was...  more
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    Sister Kenny

    Rosalind Russell, Dean Jagger
    Sister Kenny is a biographical film about Sister Elizabeth Kenny, an Australian bush nurse,...  more
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    No Time for Comedy

    James Stewart, Rosalind Russell
    No Time for Comedy is a 1940 comedy-drama film based on the play of the same name by S. N....  more
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    The Citadel

    Rex Harrison, Rosalind Russell
    The Citadel is a British film based on the novel of the same name by A. J. Cronin, first...  more
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    The Crooked Hearts

    Rosalind Russell
    The Crooked Hearts is a 1972 comedy film directed by Jay Sandrich....
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    What a Woman!

    Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne
    What a Woman! is a 1943 romantic comedy film directed by Irving Cummings....  more
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    Design for Scandal

    Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon
    Design for Scandal is a 1941 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Taurog. Rosalind Russell...  more
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    China Seas

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    China Seas is a 1935 adventure film starring Clark Gable as a brave sea captain, Jean Harlow...  more
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    A Woman of Distinction

    Rosalind Russell
    A Woman of Distinction is a 1950 comedy film directed by Edward Buzzell....  more
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    Under Two Flags

    Claudette Colbert, Rosalind Russell
    Under Two Flags is a 1936 American adventure romance film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring...  more
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    The Night Is Young

    Rosalind Russell, Ramon Novarro
    The Night Is Young is a 1935 film starring Ramon Novarro and Evelyn Laye. The movie is based...  more
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    It Had to Happen

    Rosalind Russell, George Raft
    It Had to Happen is a 1936 film starring George Raft and Rosalind Russell. The movie was...  more
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    Flight for Freedom

    Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray
    Flight for Freedom is a 1943 American drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring...  more