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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.

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His Girl Friday Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an adaptation by Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur of the play The Front Page by Hecht and ...more

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Auntie Mame Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Sandra Edwards Auntie Mame is a 1958 Technicolor comedy film based on the 1955 novel of the same name by Patrick Dennis and its theatrical adaptation by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee. This film version ...more

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The Women Joan Crawford, Joan Fontaine, Rosalind Russell The Women is a 1939 American comedy-drama film directed by George Cukor. The film is based on Clare Boothe Luce's play of the same name, and was adapted for the screen by Anita Loos and Jane ...more

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A Majority of One Alec Guinness, Rosalind Russell, Mae Questel A Majority of One is a 1961 comedy film written by Leonard Spigelgass and directed by Mervyn LeRoy.

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Gypsy Natalie Wood, Rosalind Russell, Karl Malden Gypsy is a 1962 musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The screenplay by Leonard Spigelgass is based on the book of the 1959 stage musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable by ...more

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The Trouble with Angels Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Mary Wickes The Trouble with Angels is a 1966 comedy film in Pathécolor about the adventures of two girls in an all-girls Catholic school run by nuns. The film was directed by Ida Lupino and stars ...more

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My Sister Eileen Rosalind Russell, Larry Fine, Moe Howard My Sister Eileen is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Alexander Hall and starring Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne and Janet Blair. The screenplay by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov is ...more

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Picnic Kim Novak, William Holden, Rosalind Russell Picnic is a 1955 American Technicolor romantic comedy-drama film in Cinemascope, which was adapted for the screen by Daniel Taradash from William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize winning play. Joshua ...more

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Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows Stella Stevens, Milton Berle, Susan Saint James Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows is a 1968 American comedy film directed by James Neilson and starring Rosalind Russell, Stella Stevens, and Binnie Barnes. Written by Blanche Hanalis, the film ...more

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Sister Kenny Rosalind Russell, Dean Jagger, Alexander Knox Sister Kenny is a biographical film about Sister Elizabeth Kenny, an Australian bush nurse, who fought to help people who suffered from polio, despite opposition from the medical establishment. ...more

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Roughly Speaking Rosalind Russell, Jack Carson, Alan Hale Roughly Speaking is a 1945 drama/comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Jack Carson. The plot involves a strong-minded mother keeping her family afloat through World War I and the Great ...more

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Craig's Wife Rosalind Russell, Thomas Mitchell, John Boles Craig's Wife is a 1936 drama film starring Rosalind Russell as a domineering wife. It was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play of the same name by George Kelly, and directed by ...more

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What a Woman! Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Willard Parker What a Woman! is a 1943 romantic comedy film directed by Irving Cummings.

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Night Must Fall Rosalind Russell, Robert Montgomery, May Whitty Night Must Fall is a 1937 film adaptation of the Emlyn Williams play of the same name. It was directed by Richard Thorpe and adapted by John Van Druten. It stars Robert Montgomery, Rosalind ...more

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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 was nominated for three Academy Awards; Best Cinematography, Best Score and Best Art Direction.

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China Seas Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Rosalind Russell China Seas is a 1935 adventure film starring Clark Gable as a brave sea captain, Jean Harlow as his brassy paramour, and Wallace Beery as an extremely suspicious-looking character. The ...more

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The Velvet Touch Rosalind Russell, Claire Trevor, Sydney Greenstreet The Velvet Touch is a 1948 American drama film noir directed by Jack Gage. The film features Rosalind Russell, Leon Ames, Leo Genn and Claire Trevor.

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Mourning Becomes Electra Kirk Douglas, Rosalind Russell, Eugene O'Neill Mourning Becomes Electra is a 1947 American film by Dudley Nichols adapted from the 1931 Eugene O'Neill play of the same title. The film stars Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, ...more

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The Citadel Rex Harrison, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson The Citadel is a British film based on the novel of the same name by A. J. Cronin, first published in 1937. The film was directed by King Vidor and produced by Victor Saville at Denham Studios, ...more

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She Wouldn't Say Yes Rosalind Russell, Darren McGavin, Adele Jergens She Wouldn't Say Yes is a 1945 romantic-comedy film screenplay by Virginia Van Upp, John Jacoby and Sarett Tobias, story by László Görög and Wilhelm Thiele, and directed

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Rosie! Leslie Nielsen, Rosalind Russell, Sandra Dee Rosie! is a 1967 comedy film directed by David Lowell Rich, based on Ruth Gordon's play A Very Rich Woman.

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The Guilt of Janet Ames Rosalind Russell, Melvyn Douglas, Betsy Blair The Guilt of Janet Ames is a 1947 drama film. A widow sets out to find the five men whose lives were saved by the sacrifice of her husband in World War II and judge whether they are worthy.

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No Time for Comedy James Stewart, Rosalind Russell, Charlie Ruggles No Time for Comedy is a 1940 comedy-drama film based on the play of the same name by S. N. Behrman, starring James Stewart, Rosalind Russell, Genevieve Tobin and Charles Ruggles.

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Evelyn Prentice Myrna Loy, Rosalind Russell, William Powell Evelyn Prentice is a 1934 film starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. and featuring Una Merkel and Rosalind Russell in her film debut. The movie was based on the 1933 novel of the same name by ...more

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It Had to Happen Rosalind Russell, George Raft, Leo Carrillo It Had to Happen is a 1936 film starring George Raft and Rosalind Russell. The movie was written by Rupert Hughes, Kathryn Scola, and Howard Ellis Smith, and directed by Roy Del Ruth.

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Forsaking All Others Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell Forsaking All Others is a 1934 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by W.S. Van Dyke, and starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Robert Montgomery. The screenplay was written by Joseph ...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 Feminine Touch Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Van Heflin The Feminine Touch is a comedy film written by George Oppenheimer, Edmund L. Hartmann and Ogden Nash and directed by Woody Van Dyke.

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Mrs. Pollifax-Spy Rosalind Russell, Darren McGavin, John Beck Mrs. Pollifax-Spy is a comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Rosalind Russell and Darren McGavin, and released by United Artists. This was Russell's last theatrical film role, ...more

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Flight for Freedom Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray, Herbert Marshall Flight for Freedom is a 1943 American drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray and Herbert Marshall. Film historians and Earhart scholars consider ...more

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Tell It to the Judge Rosalind Russell, Robert Cummings Tell It to the Judge is a 1949 romantic comedy film starring Rosalind Russell as a divorcee who tries to get back her ex-husband, played by Robert Cummings.

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

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Five Finger Exercise Rosalind Russell, Jack Hawkins, Lana Wood Five Finger Exercise is a drama film made by Columbia Pictures, directed by Daniel Mann and produced by Frederick Brisson from a screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, based on the ...more

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Rendezvous Cesar Romero, Rosalind Russell, William Powell Rendezvous is a 1935 spy film set in World War I, directed by William K. Howard, starring William Powell and Rosalind Russell and featuring Binnie Barnes, Lionel Atwill, Cesar Romero and Samuel ...more

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Live, Love and Learn Mickey Rooney, Rosalind Russell, Robert Montgomery Live, Love and Learn is a 1937 romantic comedy film starring Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, and Robert Benchley. The movie was directed by George Fitzmaurice.

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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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Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad Jonathan Winters, Rosalind Russell, Hugh Griffith Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad is a 1967 comedy film directed by Richard Quine.

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West Point of the Air Rosalind Russell, Robert Taylor, Maureen O'Sullivan West Point of the Air is a film starring Wallace Beery about pilot training in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the early 1930s. The supporting cast includes Robert Young, Lewis Stone, Maureen ...more

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Man-Proof Myrna Loy, Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon Man-Proof is a 1938 romantic comedy film directed by Richard Thorpe. The film is based on the 1937 novel The Four Marys written by Fannie Heaslip Lea.

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Romance of Celluloid Clark Gable, Rosalind Russell, Maureen O'Sullivan The Romance of Celluloid is a 1937 short black and white documentary film, narrated by Frank Whitbeck, which goes behind the scenes to look at the manufacture of film and the making of motion ...more

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Fast and Loose Rosalind Russell, Robert Montgomery, Reginald Owen Fast and Loose is a 1939 comedy mystery crime film written by Harry Kurnitz and directed by Edwin L. Marin.

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Design for Scandal Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon, Edward Arnold Design for Scandal is a 1941 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Taurog. Rosalind Russell stars as a judge targeted by a newspaper tycoon unhappy with her decision in his divorce case.

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The Girl Rush is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Rosalind Russell Movies
The Girl Rush Rosalind Russell, Eddie Albert, Fernando Lamas The Girl Rush is a film directed by Robert Pirosh released on September 1955.

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Never Wave at a WAC is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Rosalind Russell Movies
Never Wave at a WAC Rosalind Russell Never Wave at a WAC is a film directed by Norman Z. McLeod released on Jan 28, 1953.

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The Casino Murder Case Rosalind Russell, Paul Lukas, Leo G. Carroll The Casino Murder Case is a 1935 mystery film starring Paul Lukas and Alison Skipworth. It was directed by Edwin L. Marin from a screenplay by Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf based on the ...more

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The Night Is Young Rosalind Russell, Ramon Novarro, Edward Everett Horton The Night Is Young is a 1935 film starring Ramon Novarro and Evelyn Laye. The movie is based on a story written by Vicki Baum and directed by Dudley Murphy.

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Trouble for Two Rosalind Russell, Robert Montgomery Trouble for Two is a 1936 film starring Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell. It is based on The Suicide Club, a short story collection by Robert Louis Stevenson. A European prince, unhappy ...more