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

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

List contains films like Next Stop, Greenwich Village, Fanny Hill.

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

Stanley Kubrick and Roman Polanski are among those who directed Shelley Winters at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Shelley Winters have also been known to enjoy films starring Hattie McDaniel and Dorothy McGuire.

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The Night of the Hunter Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish The Night of the Hunter is an American thriller film directed by Charles Laughton and starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish. Based on the 1953 novel of the same name by Davis ...more

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The Diary of Anne Frank Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn, Millie Perkins The Diary of Anne Frank is a 1959 film based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same name, which was based on the diary of Anne Frank. It was directed by George Stevens, with a screenplay ...more

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The Poseidon Adventure Gene Hackman, Stella Stevens, Ernest Borgnine The Poseidon Adventure is a 1972 American action-adventure disaster film, directed by Ronald Neame, produced by Irwin Allen, and based on Paul Gallico's novel of the same name. The film features ...more

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A Place in the Sun Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film loosely based on the 1925 novel An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the play, also titled An American Tragedy. It tells the story of a ...more

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Lolita Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers, Shelley Winters Lolita is a 1962 comedy-drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same title by Vladimir Nabokov, about a middle-aged man who becomes obsessed with a teenage girl. The ...more

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Heavy Liv Tyler, Debbie Harry, Shelley Winters Heavy is a 1995 independent American drama film written and directed by James Mangold, and starring Liv Tyler, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Shelley Winters, and Deborah Harry. The plot focuses on an ...more

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Winchester '73 James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis Winchester '73 is a 1950 American Western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, and Stephen McNally. Written by Borden Chase and Robert L. ...more

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A Patch of Blue Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, John Qualen A Patch of Blue is a 1965 American drama film directed by Guy Green about the relationship between a black man, Gordon, and a blind white female teenager, Selina, and the problems that plague ...more

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What's the Matter with Helen? Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Yvette Vickers What's the Matter With Helen? is a 1971 thriller film starring Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters.

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Alfie Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Denholm Elliott Alfie is a 1966 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Michael Caine. It is an adaptation by Bill Naughton of his own novel and play of the same name. The film ...more

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Wild in the Streets Richard Pryor, Shelley Winters, Hal Holbrook Wild in the Streets is a 1968 film featuring Christopher Jones, Hal Holbrook, and Shelley Winters. It was produced by American International Pictures and based on a short story by writer Robert ...more

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The Greatest Story Ever Told John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. ...more

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Next Stop, Greenwich Village Bill Murray, Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum Next Stop, Greenwich Village is a 1976 drama film, set in the early 1950s, written and directed by Paul Mazursky, featuring, amongst others, Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois ...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 Great Gatsby Shelley Winters, Alan Ladd, Ed Begley The Great Gatsby is a feature film released by Paramount Pictures, directed by Elliott Nugent, and produced by Richard Maibaum, from a screenplay by Richard Maibaum and Cyril Hume. It is based ...more

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The Chapman Report Jane Fonda, Cloris Leachman, Shelley Winters The Chapman Report is a 1962 Technicolor film made by DFZ Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was directed by George Cukor and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Richard D. ...more

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Harper Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh Harper, released in the UK as The Moving Target, is a 1966 film based on Ross Macdonald's novel The Moving Target and adapted for the screen by novelist William Goldman, who admired MacDonald's ...more

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S.O.B. Julie Andrews, William Holden, Rosanna Arquette S.O.B. is a 1981 American film comedy written and directed by Blake Edwards. It stars Julie Andrews and Richard Mulligan. Also appearing are Robert Preston, Larry Hagman, Robert Vaughn, Robert ...more

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The Scalphunters Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas The Scalphunters is a 1968 American Western film starring Burt Lancaster, Ossie Davis and Telly Savalas. The film was directed by Sydney Pollack, with the score written by Elmer Bernstein. Davis ...more

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The Tenant Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani The Tenant is a 1976 psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski, starring Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, and Shelley Winters. It is based upon the 1964 novel Le locataire ...more

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Odds Against Tomorrow Shelley Winters, Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan Odds Against Tomorrow is a 1959 film noir produced and directed by Robert Wise for HarBel Productions, a company founded by the film's star, Harry Belafonte. Belafonte selected Abraham Polonsky ...more

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The Big Knife Jack Palance, Shelley Winters, Rod Steiger The Big Knife is a 1955 film directed and produced by Robert Aldrich from a screenplay by James Poe based on the 1949 play by Clifford Odets. The film stars Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell ...more

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King of the Gypsies Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon, Shelley Winters King of the Gypsies is a 1978 Paramount motion picture drama starring Eric Roberts, Sterling Hayden, Shelley Winters, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Annette O'Toole, and Judd Hirsch. Directed ...more

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The Delta Force Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters The Delta Force is a 1986 American action film starring Chuck Norris and Lee Marvin as leaders of an elite squad of Special Forces troops based on the real life U.S. Army Delta Force unit. It ...more

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Pete's Dragon Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons Pete's Dragon is a 1977 live-action/animated musical film from Walt Disney Productions. It is a live-action film but one of its title characters, a dragon named Elliott, is animated. The story ...more

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Bloody Mama Robert De Niro, Bruce Dern, Shelley Winters Bloody Mama is a 1970 American low-budget drama film directed by Roger Corman and starring Shelley Winters in the title role. It was very loosely based on the real story of Ma Barker, who is ...more

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Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? Shelley Winters, Ralph Richardson, Hugh Griffith Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? is a 1971 British horror-thriller film directed by Curtis Harrington and starring Ralph Richardson, Shelley Winters and Mark Lester. Like What's the Matter with Helen? ...more

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An Average Little Man Shelley Winters, Alberto Sordi, Romolo Valli An Average Little Man is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mario Monicelli. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Vincenzo Cerami. The first hour is a fine example of commedia ...more

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Behave Yourself! Shelley Winters, Farley Granger, William Demarest Behave Yourself! is a 1951 American film directed and co-written by George Beck, starring Farley Granger and Shelley Winters, and released by RKO Radio Pictures.

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Elvis Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters, Ed Begley Elvis is a 1979 American television biographical film directed by John Carpenter. It is based upon the life of Elvis Presley, and stars Kurt Russell in the title role. It stars Shelley Winters, ...more

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Cry of the City Shelley Winters, Debra Paget, Victor Mature Cry of the City is a 1948 black-and-white film noir directed by Robert Siodmak based on the novel by Henry Edward Helseth, The Chair for Martin Rome. Veteran film noir-writer Ben Hecht worked on ...more

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Phone Call from a Stranger Bette Davis, Shelley Winters, Keenan Wynn Phone Call from a Stranger is a 1952 American drama film directed by Jean Negulesco, who was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The screenplay by Nunnally Johnson and ...more

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Executive Suite Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden, Shelley Winters Executive Suite is a 1954 MGM drama film depicting the internal struggle for control of a furniture manufacturing company after the unexpected death of the company's CEO. The film stars William ...more

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He Ran All the Way Shelley Winters, John Garfield, Norman Lloyd He Ran All the Way is a 1951 American crime drama film noir, directed by John Berry and featuring John Garfield, Shelley Winters and Wallace Ford. The film was Garfield's last, as accusations of ...more

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The Visitor Shelley Winters, John Huston, Glenn Ford The Visitor is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Giulio Paradisi, based on a story by the Egypt-born Italian writer Ovidio G. Assonitis. The film stars include John Huston, Shelley ...more

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Alice in Wonderland Ringo Starr, John Stamos, Sammy Davis Alice in Wonderland is a two-part film adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice books. An Irwin Allen production, it was a special made for television and used a huge all-star cast of notable actors ...more

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Tentacles Henry Fonda, Shelley Winters, John Huston Tentacles is a 1977 Italian-American horror film directed by Ovidio G. Assonitis and starring John Huston, Shelley Winters, Bo Hopkins and Henry Fonda.

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Diamonds Shelley Winters, Barbara Hershey, Robert Shaw Diamonds is a 1975 Israeli-American heist film. Robert Shaw stars in a dual role as twin brothers. Richard Roundtree, Barbara Hershey and Shelley Winters are co-stars. The film was also released ...more

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Mambo Shelley Winters, Silvana Mangano, Michael Rennie Mambo is a film written and directed from 1952 to 1953 by Robert Rossen and released in 1955. A mambo craze spread through the USA in the 1950s, and Rossen aimed to repair his finances after ...more

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City on Fire Ava Gardner, Henry Fonda, Leslie Nielsen City on Fire is a 1979 disaster film directed by Alvin Rakoff and featuring an all-star cast. The film’s plot revolves around a disgruntled employee who sets fire to an oil refinery, setting off ...more

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Cleopatra Jones Shelley Winters, Esther Rolle, Don Cornelius Cleopatra Jones is a 1973 blaxploitation action film starring Tamara Dobson.

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Black Journal Max von Sydow, Shelley Winters, Laura Antonelli Black Journal is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is based on the real life events of Leonarda Cianciulli, the Italian serial killer best known as the "Soap-Maker ...more

The Best Dean Winters Movies

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Good Evening, Ms Campbell Gina Lollobrigida, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell is a 1968 American comedy film starring Gina Lollobrigida and directed by Melvin Frank, who co-wrote the original screenplay with Denis Norden and Sheldon Keller. The ...more

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I Died a Thousand Times Jack Palance, Shelley Winters I Died a Thousand Times is a 1955 color film noir directed by Stuart Heisler. The drama features Jack Palance as paroled bank robber Roy Earle, with Shelley Winters, Lee Marvin, Pedro Gonzalez ...more

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Saskatchewan Shelley Winters, Alan Ladd, Hugh O'Brian Saskatchewan is a 1954 fictional American Northern/ western Technicolor film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Alan Ladd and Shelley Winters. The film was shot in Banff National Park, ...more

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The Balcony Leonard Nimoy, Shelley Winters, Peter Falk The Balcony is a 1963 cinematic adaptation of Jean Genet's play The Balcony, directed by Joseph Strick. It starred Shelley Winters, Peter Falk, Lee Grant and Leonard Nimoy. George J. Folsey was ...more

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Enter Laughing Rob Reiner, Don Rickles, Shelley Winters Enter Laughing is a 1967 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner, based on his autobiographical novel and the stage play of the same name. It was Reiner's directorial debut. The film stars Jose ...more

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Frenchie Shelley Winters, Elsa Lanchester, Joel McCrea Frenchie is a 1950 American film of the western genre, directed by Louis King and starring Shelley Winters, Joel McCrea and Marie Windsor. The plot is loosely based on the western Destry Rides

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Journey into Fear Vincent Price, Ian McShane, Shelley Winters Journey into Fear is a 1975 Canadian thriller film directed by Daniel Mann, and based on the novel of the same name by Eric Ambler. It stars Sam Waterston, Zero Mostel, Yvette Mimieux, Vincent ...more

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A House Is Not a Home Raquel Welch, Shelley Winters, Cesar Romero A House Is Not a Home is a 1964 drama film loosely based on the 1953 autobiography by madam Polly Adler. The film stars Shelley Winters, Robert Taylor, Cesar Romero, and Kaye Ballard. Raquel ...more