The Best Teresa Wright Movies 

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

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The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like The Actress and Mrs. Miniver.

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Notable directors that worked with Teresa Wright include names like Alfred Hitchcock, Francis Ford Coppola and Richard Brooks. Is Teresa Wright your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Irene Dunne and Lillian Gish films lists too.

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Dir. by William Wyler (1946), starring Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March
The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold Russell. The ...more
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Dir. by Sam Wood (1942), starring Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper, Bill Dickey
The Pride of the Yankees is a 1942 American film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Walter Brennan. It is a tribute to the legendary New York Yankees first baseman ...more
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Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1943), starring Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten
Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten. Written by Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, and Alma ...more
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Dir. by William Wyler (1942), starring Greer Garson, Teresa Wright, Walter Pidgeon
Mrs. Miniver is a 1942 American romantic war drama film directed by William Wyler, and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. Based on the 1940 novel Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther, the film ...more
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Dir. by Francis Ford Coppola (1997), starring Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke
The Rainmaker is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Matt Damon, based on the 1995 novel of the same name by John Grisham. Danny DeVito, Danny ...more
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Dir. by Fred Zinnemann (1950), starring Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Jack Webb
The Men is a 1950 film directed by Fred Zinnemann. It tells the story of a World War II lieutenant, who is seriously injured in combat, and the struggles he faces as he attempts to re-enter ...more
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Dir. by William Wyler (1941), starring Bette Davis, Teresa Wright, Dan Duryea
The Little Foxes is an American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Lillian Hellman is based on her 1939 play of the same name. Hellman's ex-husband Arthur Kober, Dorothy ...more
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Dir. by Leonard Nimoy (1988), starring Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Diane Keaton
The Good Mother is a 1988 American drama film and an adaptation of Sue Miller's novel of the same name. Directed by Leonard Nimoy, the film stars Diane Keaton and Liam Neeson in the leading ...more
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Dir. by Raoul Walsh (1947), starring Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Judith Anderson
Pursued is a 1947 film that combines western film noir and psychological melodrama. The picture was directed by Raoul Walsh and features Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson and Dean
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Dir. by Jeannot Szwarc (1980), starring Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy
Somewhere in Time is a 1980 romantic fantasy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is a film adaptation of the 1975 novel Bid Time Return by Richard Matheson, who also wrote the screenplay. The ...more
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Dir. by Sam Wood (1944), starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Anita Louise
Casanova Brown is a 1944 American romantic comedy film directed by Sam Wood, and starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Frank Morgan. Written by Thomas Mitchell, Floyd Dell, and Nunnally ...more
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Dir. by Richard Brooks (1969), starring Tina Louise, Bobby Darin, Shirley Jones
The Happy Ending is a 1969 film written and directed by Richard Brooks, which tells the story of a repressed housewife who longs for liberation from her husband and daughter. It stars Jean ...more
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Dir. by George Cukor (1953), starring Spencer Tracy, Anthony Perkins, Jean Simmons
The Actress is an 1953 American comedy-drama film based on Ruth Gordon's autobiographical play Years Ago. Gordon herself wrote the screenplay. The film was directed by George Cukor and stars ...more
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Dir. by Irving Reis (1948), starring David Niven, Teresa Wright, Farley Granger
Enchantment is a romantic film starring David Niven and Teresa Wright. It was directed by Irving Reis and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. It was based on the novel Take Three Tenses by Rumer
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Dir. by William A. Wellman (1954), starring Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Tab Hunter
Track of the Cat is a 1954 film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Robert Mitchum and Teresa Wright. The film is based on a 1949 adventure novel of the same name by Walter Van Tilburg ...more
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Dir. by Anthony Page (1983), starring Helen Hunt, Mickey Rooney, Gary Busey
Bill: On His Own is a 1983 biographical TV movie starring Mickey Rooney as Bill Sackter. It is the sequel to Bill. However, it was far less successful.
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Dir. by James Ivory (1977), starring Christopher Walken, Teresa Wright, Geraldine Chaplin
Roseland is a 1977 Merchant Ivory Productions' anthology film with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. It was directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant. The film is made up of ...more
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Dir. by George Stevens, Fred Guiol (1952), starring Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, Teresa Wright
Something to Live For is a 1952 American drama film starring Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, and Teresa Wright, directed by George Stevens, and released by Paramount Pictures. The screenplay by ...more
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Miracle on 34th Street Dir. by Robert Stevenson (1955), starring Teresa Wright, Thomas Mitchell, Hans Conried
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Dir. by Don Siegel (1953), starring Teresa Wright, Jack Elam, Dolores Moran
Count the Hours is a 1953 crime drama directed by Don Siegel, featuring Macdonald Carey, Teresa Wright, John Craven and Jack Elam.
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Dir. by Noel Black (1980), starring Henry Fonda, Teresa Wright, James Whitmore
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Dir. by John Sturges (1950), starring Teresa Wright, Lew Ayres, Victor Jory
The Capture is a 1950 thriller film noir directed by John Sturges, starring Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory and Jacqueline White. The story, told in flashback deals with an ex-oil worker ...more
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Dir. by Andrew L. Stone, starring Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten
The Steel Trap is a 1952 thriller film noir written and directed by Andrew L. Stone, and starring Joseph Cotten and Teresa Wright.
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The Restless Years Dir. by Helmut Käutner (1958), starring 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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Dir. by Noel Langley (1956), starring Teresa Wright, Richard Anderson, Nancy Gates
The Search for Bridey Murphy is a 1956 movie based on the best selling 1952 book about Bridey Murphy.