The Best Vera-Ellen Movies  

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

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

Items here include everything from Words and Music to Love Happy.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Vera-Ellen movies?" and "What are the greatest Vera-Ellen roles of all time?"
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Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney
White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen, loosely based on the 1942 film ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Red Skelton
Three Little Words is a 1950 American musical film biography of the Tin Pan Alley songwriting partnership of Kalmar and Ruby and stars Fred Astaire as lyricist Bert Kalmar, Red Skelton as ...more
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Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Vera-Ellen
The Belle of New York is a 1952 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Hollywood musical comedy film set in New York circa 1900 and stars Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Alice Pearce, Marjorie Main and Keenan Wynn, with ...more
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George Sanders, Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor
Call Me Madam is a 1953 American Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang, with songs by Irving Berlin, based on the stage musical of the same name. The film, with a screenplay by Arthur ...more
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David Niven, Cesar Romero, Vera-Ellen
Happy Go Lovely is a 1951 British musical comedy film with Technicolor, directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and starring Vera Ellen, David Niven, and Cesar Romero. The film was made and first ...more
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Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller
On the Town is a 1949 musical film with music by Leonard Bernstein and Roger Edens and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It is an adaptation of the Broadway stage musical of the ...more
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Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Janet Leigh
Words and Music is a 1948 film loosely based on the creative partnership of the composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart. The film stars Mickey Rooney as Hart and Tom Drake as Rodgers, ...more
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Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen
Wonder Man is a 1945 musical film starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo. It is based on a short story by Arthur Sheekman, adapted for the screen by a staff of writers led by Jack Jevne and Eddie ...more
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Danny Kaye, Eve Arden, Virginia Mayo
The Kid from Brooklyn is a 1946 American musical comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Steve Cochran, Walter Abel, Eve Arden, and Fay ...more
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June Haver, Vera-Ellen, George Montgomery
Three Little Girls in Blue is a 1946 film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone.
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Edward G. Robinson, Richard Jaeckel, Vera-Ellen
Big Leaguer is a 1953 film. It starred Edward G. Robinson and was the first film directed by Robert Aldrich. Although this story is fiction, Robinson's character in it, Hans Lobert, was an ...more
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Marilyn Monroe, Groucho Marx, Raymond Burr
Love Happy is a 1949 American musical comedy film, released by United Artists, directed by David Miller, starring the Marx Brothers. It was the 14th and last film starring feature for the Marx ...more
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Cesar Romero, Celeste Holm, Vera-Ellen
Carnival in Costa Rica is an American musical film directed by Gregory Ratoff and written by Samuel Hoffenstein, John Larkin, and Elizabeth Reinhardt. It was released in Technicolor by Twentieth ...more