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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.

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

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

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    Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright
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    Released1946

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    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 film is  ...more

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright
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    Released1943

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    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 Reville, the  ...more
  • 3
    Greer Garson, Teresa Wright
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    Released1942

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    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 shows  ...more
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    Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper
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    Released1942

    Directed bySam Wood

    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 Lou  ...more
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    Bette Davis, Teresa Wright
    10
    2

    Released1941

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    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 Parker  ...more
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    Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright
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    Released1944

    Directed bySam Wood

    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 Johnson,  ...more
  • 7
    Tina Louise, Bobby Darin
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    4

    Released1969

    Directed byRichard Brooks

    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 Simmons,  ...more
  • 8
    Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright
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    Released1950

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    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 society.  ...more
  • 9
    Matt Damon, Claire Danes
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    2

    Released1997

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    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 Glover,  ...more
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    Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer
    6
    2

    Released1980

    Directed byJeannot Szwarc

    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 film  ...more

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    Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright
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    Released1954

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    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 Clark.  ...more
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  • 12
    Helen Hunt, Mickey Rooney
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    Released1983

    Directed byAnthony Page

    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.  ...more
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    Christopher Walken, Teresa Wright
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    Released1977

    Directed byJames Ivory

    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 three  ...more
  • 14
    Matt Damon, Liam Neeson
    5
    2

    Released1988

    Directed byLeonard Nimoy

    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 roles.  ...more
  • 15
    Spencer Tracy, Anthony Perkins
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    Released1953

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    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 Jean  ...more
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    Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright
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    Released1947

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    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 Jagger.  ...more
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  • 17
    Teresa Wright, Thomas Mitchell
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    Released1955

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • 18
    Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland
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    Released1952

    Directed byGeorge Stevens, Fred Guiol

    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 Dwight  ...more
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  • 19
    Teresa Wright, Jack Elam
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    2

    Released1953

    Directed byDon Siegel

    Count the Hours is a 1953 crime drama directed by Don Siegel, featuring Macdonald Carey, Teresa Wright, John Craven and Jack Elam.  ...more
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  • 20
    Henry Fonda, Teresa Wright
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    Released1980

    Directed byNoel Black

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  • 21
    Teresa Wright, Lew Ayres
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    Released1950

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    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 driven  ...more
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    Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten
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    Directed byAndrew L. Stone

    The Steel Trap is a 1952 thriller film noir written and directed by Andrew L. Stone, and starring Joseph Cotten and Teresa Wright.  ...more
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  • 23
    Sandra Dee, Teresa Wright
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    Released1958

    Directed byHelmut Käutner

    The Restless Years is a 1958 American film drama. It was Sandra Dee's first leading role.  ...more
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  • 24
    Teresa Wright, Richard Anderson
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    Released1956

    Directed byNoel Langley

    The Search for Bridey Murphy is a 1956 movie based on the best selling 1952 book about Bridey Murphy.  ...more
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    Teresa Wright, Arthur Kennedy
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    Released1972

    Directed byJohn Newland

    Crawlspace is a 1972 television film directed by John Newland.
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