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

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

Examples of films on this list: The Wild and the Innocent, Imitation of Life and many more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sandra Dee movies?" and "What are the greatest Sandra Dee roles of all time?"
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Imitation of Life John Wayne, Lana Turner, Sandra Dee Imitation of Life is a 1959 American romantic drama film directed by Douglas Sirk, produced by Ross Hunter and released by Universal International, starring Lana Turner and John Gavin. It was ...more

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A Summer Place Sandra Dee, Troy Donahue, Arthur Kennedy A Summer Place is a 1959 romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sloan Wilson. Delmer Daves directed the movie, which stars Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Troy Donahue, and ...more

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If a Man Answers Bobby Darin, Cesar Romero, Stefanie Powers If a Man Answers is a comedy film directed by Henry Levin and starring Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee. It was produced by Ross Hunter Productions, Inc, and distributed by Universal Pictures. The ...more

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Gidget Yvonne Craig, Sandra Dee, Cliff Robertson Gidget is a 1959 Columbia Pictures CinemaScope feature film. It stars Sandra Dee, Cliff Robertson, and James Darren in a story about a teenager's initiation into the California surf culture and ...more

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Tammy Tell Me True Stefanie Powers, Sandra Dee, John Gavin Tammy Tell Me True is a 1961 romantic comedy film and is the second of the four Tammy films. It stars Sandra Dee as Tambrey "Tammy" Tyree, taking over from Debbie Reynolds.

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That Funny Feeling Bobby Darin, Sandra Dee, Donald O'Connor That Funny Feeling is a 1965 romantic comedy film directed by Richard Thorpe.

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I'd Rather Be Rich Sandra Dee, Andy Williams, Robert Goulet I'd Rather Be Rich is a 1964 romantic comedy film with musical aspects directed by Jack Smight, produced by Ross Hunter and starring Sandra Dee. The film focuses on a dying man who wishes to ...more

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Come September Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Bobby Darin Come September is a 1961 romantic comedy film directed by Robert Mulligan, and starring Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin.

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Take Her, She's Mine James Stewart, Sandra Dee, John McGiver Take Her, She's Mine is a 1961 Broadway comedy written by Henry Ephron and Phoebe Ephron which was adapted into a 1963 comedy film starring James Stewart and Sandra Dee with a screenplay by ...more

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Tammy and the Doctor Peter Fonda, Adam West, Sandra Dee Tammy and the Doctor is a 1963 romantic comedy film and is the third of the four Tammy films. It stars Sandra Dee as Tambrey "Tammy" Tyree.

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Doctor, You've Got to Be Kiddi... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sandra Dee Movies
Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding! Sandra Dee, Celeste Holm, Bill Bixby Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding! is a 1967 film directed by Peter Tewksbury.

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The Reluctant Debutante Angela Lansbury, Rex Harrison, Sandra Dee The Reluctant Debutante is a 1958 Metrocolor comedy film in CinemaScope directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Pandro S. Berman from a screenplay by Julius J. Epstein and William ...more

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Portrait in Black Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Quinn Portrait in Black is a 1960 American neo-noir crime drama/thriller film directed by Michael Gordon and starring Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn. Produced by Ross Hunter, the film was based on the ...more

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The Wild and the Innocent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sandra Dee Movies
The Wild and the Innocent Audie Murphy, Sandra Dee, Jim Backus The Wild and the Innocent is a 1959 Western film starring Audie Murphy and Sandra Dee as two inexperienced young people who get into trouble when they visit a town for the very first time.

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Until They Sail Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine, Jean Simmons Until They Sail is a 1957 American black and white CinemaScope drama film directed by Robert Wise. The screenplay by Robert Anderson, based on a story by James A. Michener included in his 1951 ...more

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A Stranger In My Arms Sandra Dee, June Allyson, Peter Graves A Stranger in My Arms is a 1959 film starring Jeff Chandler, June Allyson, Sandra Dee and Peter Graves.

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Romanoff and Juliet Peter Ustinov, Sandra Dee, John Gavin Romanoff and Juliet is a 1961 American film adaptation of the play of the same name released by Universal Pictures. Peter Ustinov wrote the screenplay, directed, and starred in the film. It ...more

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A Man Could Get Killed James Garner, Sandra Dee, Melina Mercouri A Man Could Get Killed is a 1966 adventure comedy film directed by Ronald Neame and Cliff Owen, shot on various locations in Portugal and starring James Garner, Melina Mercouri, Sandra Dee, ...more

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Houston, We've Got a Problem Eli Wallach, Sandra Dee, Robert Culp Houston, We've Got a Problem is a 1974 television film about the Apollo 13 spaceflight, directed by Lawrence Doheny and starring Ed Nelson in the role of NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz.

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The Restless Years Sandra Dee, Teresa Wright, James Whitmore The Restless Years is a 1958 American film drama. It was Sandra Dee's first leading role.

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The Snow Queen Sergey Martinson, Janina ┼╗ejmo, Vladimir Gribkov The Snow Queen is a 1957 Soviet feature animated film directed by Lev Atamanov. It was produced at the Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow and is based on the story of the same name by Hans Christian ...more

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The Dunwich Horror Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Talia Shire The Dunwich Horror is a 1970 B-movie from American International Pictures directed by Daniel Haller and produced by Roger Corman. The film was based on the short story of the same name by H.P. ...more

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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.