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The Best Shelley Winters Movies

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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.

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    The Poseidon Adventure

    Gene Hackman, Stella Stevens
    The Poseidon Adventure is a 1972 American action-adventure disaster film, directed by Ronald...  more

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    A Place in the Sun

    Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift
    A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film loosely based on the 1925 novel An American...  more

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    Winchester '73

    James Stewart, Rock Hudson
    Winchester '73 is a 1950 American Western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James...  more

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    #40 of 401 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#9 of 63 The Best Western Movies of the 1950s

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    The Greatest Story Ever Told

    John Wayne, Charlton Heston
    The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George...  more

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    #235 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#7 of 39 The Greatest Biblical Movies Ever Made

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    What's the Matter with Helen?

    Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters
    What's the Matter With Helen? is a 1971 thriller film starring Debbie Reynolds and Shelley...  more
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    Pete's Dragon

    Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters
    Pete's Dragon is a 1977 live-action/animated musical film from Walt Disney Productions. It is...  more

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    #140 of 534 The Best Animated Films Ever#146 of 362 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

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    A Double Life

    Shelley Winters, Ronald Colman
    A Double Life is a 1947 film noir which tells the story of an actor whose mind becomes...  more
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    Alfie

    Michael Caine, Shelley Winters
    Alfie is a 1966 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring...  more

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    #40 of 50 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1960s#14 of 100 The Best British Comedy Movies

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    Lolita

    Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers
    Lolita is a 1962 comedy-drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same...  more

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    Harper

    Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall
    Harper, released in the UK as The Moving Target, is a 1966 film based on Ross Macdonald's...  more
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    Odds Against Tomorrow

    Shelley Winters, Harry Belafonte
    Odds Against Tomorrow is a 1959 film noir produced and directed by Robert Wise for HarBel...  more
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    The Delta Force

    Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin
    The Delta Force is a 1986 American action film starring Chuck Norris and Lee Marvin as leaders...  more

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    The Tenant

    Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters
    The Tenant is a 1976 psychological horror film directed by Roman Polanski, starring Polanski,...  more

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    The Chapman Report

    Jane Fonda, Cloris Leachman
    The Chapman Report is a 1962 Technicolor film made by DFZ Productions and distributed by...  more
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    The Great Gatsby

    Shelley Winters, Alan Ladd
    The Great Gatsby is a feature film released by Paramount Pictures, directed by Elliott Nugent,...  more
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    Bloody Mama

    Robert De Niro, Bruce Dern
    Bloody Mama is a 1970 American low-budget drama film directed by Roger Corman and starring...  more
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    The Night of the Hunter

    Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters
    The Night of the Hunter is an American thriller film directed by Charles Laughton and starring...  more

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    #168 of 231 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#211 of 722 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

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    S.O.B.

    Julie Andrews, William Holden
    S.O.B. is a 1981 American film comedy written and directed by Blake Edwards. It stars Julie...  more

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    The Diary of Anne Frank

    Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn
    The Diary of Anne Frank is a 1959 film based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same...  more

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    King of the Gypsies

    Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon
    King of the Gypsies is a 1978 Paramount motion picture drama starring Eric Roberts, Sterling...  more
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    Elvis

    Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters
    Elvis is a 1979 American television biographical film directed by John Carpenter. It is based...  more
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    Heavy

    Liv Tyler, Debbie Harry
    Heavy is a 1995 independent American drama film written and directed by James Mangold, and...  more
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    Cry of the City

    Shelley Winters, Debra Paget
    Cry of the City is a 1948 black-and-white film noir directed by Robert Siodmak based on the...  more
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    A Patch of Blue

    Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters
    A Patch of Blue is a 1965 American drama film directed by Guy Green about the relationship...  more

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    The Big Knife

    Jack Palance, Shelley Winters
    The Big Knife is a 1955 film directed and produced by Robert Aldrich from a screenplay by...  more