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

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

Items here include everything from The Trap to Charlie Chan in City in Darkness.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sidney Toler movies?" and "What are the greatest Sidney Toler roles of all time?"
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Marc Lawrence, Marguerite Chapman, Stanley Blystone Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum is a 1940 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as detective Charlie Chan. Revisiting an old case results in fresh deaths.

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Cesar Romero, Douglas Fowley, Douglass Dumbrille Charlie Chan at Treasure Island is a 1939 drama film written by John Larkin and directed by Norman Foster.

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Joan Barclay, Mantan Moreland, Addison Richards The Shanghai Cobra is a 1945 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan.

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Sheila Ryan, Sidney Toler Dead Men Tell is a 1941 film directed by Harry Lachman.

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Douglass Dumbrille, Henry Daniell, Lucien Littlefield Castle in the Desert is a 1942 film featuring the Asian detective Charlie Chan. It was the eleventh film to feature Sidney Toler as the title character, and the last made by 20th Century Fox. ...more

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Mary Beth Hughes, Sheila Ryan, Ethel Griffies Charlie Chan in Rio is a 1941 film featuring the Asian detective Charlie Chan. It was the tenth film to feature Sidney Toler as the title character, who is called upon to investigate the death ...more

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Jean Rogers, Lionel Atwill, Chrispin Martin Charlie Chan in Panama is a 1940 mystery film starring Sidney Toler. It is an unaccredited remake of Jacques Deval's novel "Marie Galante", produced by Fox Film Corporation in 1934, ...more

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Dangerous Money Joseph Crehan, Dick Elliott, Sidney Toler Dangerous Money is a 1946 American film directed by Terry O. Morse, featuring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan. The is the second and last appearance of Willie Best as Chattanooga Brown, the cousin ...more

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Ricardo Cortez, Slim Summerville, Kane Richmond Charlie Chan in Reno is a 1939 drama film directed by Norman Foster.

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Sidney Toler Murder Over New York is a 1940 film directed by Harry Lachman.

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Black Magic Joseph Crehan, Mantan Moreland, Sidney Toler Black Magic, later retitled Meeting at Midnight for television, is a 1944 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan.

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I. Stanford Jolley, Jack Norton, Mantan Moreland The Scarlet Clue is a 1945 American film directed by Phil Rosen. The film is also known as Charlie Chan in the Scarlet Clue and Charlie Chan: The Scarlet Clue in Australia. This film is in the ...more

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Lionel Atwill, Sidney Toler, Victor Sen Yung Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise is a 1940 murder mystery film starring Sidney Toler in his fifth of many performances as Charlie Chan. It is based on the Earl Derr Biggers novel Charlie Chan

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Lynn Bari Charlie Chan in City in Darkness is a 1939 film directed by Herbert I. Leeds.

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George Zucco, Robert Barrat, Sidney Toler Charlie Chan in Honolulu is a 1938 American film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone, starring Sidney Toler as the fictional Chinese-American detective Charlie Chan. The film is the first ...more

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George J. Lewis, Mantan Moreland, Sidney Toler Charlie Chan in the Secret Service is a 1944 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan. It is the first film made by Monogram Pictures after the series was dropped by 20th Century Fox, ...more

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The Chinese Cat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sidney Toler Movies
Mantan Moreland, Dewey Robinson, Ian Keith The Chinese Cat is a 1944 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan.

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Shadows Over Chinatown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sidney Toler Movies
Shadows Over Chinatown Sidney Toler Shadows Over Chinatown is the second to last film featuring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan.

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The Red Dragon George Meeker, Charles Trowbridge, Fortunio Bonanova The Red Dragon is a 1946 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan, who has to sift through a host of suspects for three murders. This marks the first appearance of Willie Best as ...more

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The Trap Kirk Alyn, Mantan Moreland, Anne Nagel Charlie Chan In the Trap is a 1946 crime film directed by Howard Bretherton. The main premise is two members of a show troupe are murdered, and Charlie Chan is called in to solve the case. This ...more

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Frank Reicher, Mantan Moreland, Cyril Delevanti The Jade Mask is a 1945 horror and mystery science fiction film written by George Callahan and Earl Derr Biggers, and directed by Phil Rosen.

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Keye Luke, Marjorie Lord, Philip Ahn The Adventures of Smilin' Jack is a Universal movie serial based on the comic strip The Adventures of Smilin' Jack.

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Myrna Loy, William Powell, Edgar Kennedy Double Wedding is a 1937 romantic comedy film starring William Powell and Myrna Loy, and featuring Florence Rice, John Beal, Jessie Ralph and Edgar Kennedy. This was the seventh pairing of ...more

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Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Alan Hale Our Relations is a 1936 feature film starring Laurel and Hardy, produced by Stan Laurel for Hal Roach Studios.

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Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Hattie McDaniel Blonde Venus is a 1932 pre-Code drama film starring Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, and Cary Grant. The movie was produced and directed for Paramount Pictures by Josef von Sternberg from a ...more

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Stanley Andrews, Douglass Dumbrille, Sidney Toler The Mysterious Rider is a 1938 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander and starring Douglass Dumbrille, Sidney Toler, and Russell Hayden. Written by Maurice Geraghty based on the 1921 ...more

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Jack Benny, Don Ameche, John Carradine It's in the Bag! is a 1945 comedy film featuring Fred Allen in his only starring film role. The film was released by United Artists at a time when Allen was at the peak of his fame as one of the ...more

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Robert Preston, Otto Kruger, Gail Patrick Disbarred is a 1939 film about a crooked lawyer starring Gail Patrick and Robert Preston. The supporting cast includes Otto Kruger, Virginia Vale and Sidney Toler. The movie was directed by film ...more

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ZaSu Pitts, Ricardo Cortez, Arline Judge Is My Face Red? is a 1932 action, crime, romance, drama film written by Ben Markson and Casey Robinson and directed by William A. Seiter.