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The Best Veronica Lake Movies

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

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

Flesh Feast and Ramrod are included in this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Veronica Lake movies?" and "What are the greatest Veronica Lake roles of all time?"

Is Veronica Lake your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Lillian Gish and Anne Francis films lists too.

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    Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake
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    Released1941

    Directed byPreston Sturges

    Successful movie director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea), convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to  ...more
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    #312 of 929 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#669 of 1,142 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#124 of 226 The Best Black And White Movies Ever Made

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    Fredric March, Veronica Lake
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    Released1942

    Directed byRené Clair

    Just as she is about to be burned at the stake for witchcraft, 17th century witch Jennifer (Veronica Lake) casts a curse on the family of her accuser, dooming all the men of future generations to  ...more
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    Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake
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    Released1942

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    Sadistic killer-for-hire Raven (Alan Ladd) becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates (Laird Cregar),  ...more
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    #117 of 130 The Best Assassin Movies#21 of 36 The Greatest Classic Noir Movies, Ranked

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    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd
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    Released1946

    Directed byGeorge Marshall

    The Blue Dahlia is a 1946 film noir, directed by George Marshall and written by Raymond Chandler. The film marks the third pairing of stars Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake.  ...more
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    George Raft, Edward Arnold
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    Released1935

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    In an attempt at reform, crime boss Paul Madvig (Edward Arnold) closes down a gang member's gambling den, then offers support to Senator John Henry's re-election, hoping to marry Henry's daughter  ...more
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    Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard
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    Released1943

    Directed byMark Sandrich

    During the start of the Pacific campaign in World War II, Lieutenant Janet Davidson (Claudette Colbert) is the head of a group of U.S. military nurses who are trapped behind enemy lines in the  ...more
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    Brian Donlevy, Alan Ladd
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    Released1942

    Directed byStuart Heisler

    In this slick updating of Dashiell Hammet's crime novel, political boss Paul Madvig (Brian Donlevy) falls for reform politician Ralph Henry's attractive daughter Janet (Veronica Lake), despite the  ...more
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    William Holden, Veronica Lake
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    Released1941

    Directed byMitchell Leisen

    I Wanted Wings is a 1941 American drama film directed by Mitchell Leisen and based on a book by Lieutenant Beirne Lay, Jr. The film stars Ray Milland and William Holden. The supporting cast includes  ...more
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    Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll
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    Released1942

    Directed bySidney Lanfield

    Vaudevillian Larry Haines (Bob Hope) sets out for California seeking fame and fortune, but instead he finds himself entangled in a world of intrigue and espionage. On the train ride to the coast,  ...more
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    Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell
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    Released1949

    Directed byAndre de Toth

    In Miami, former Navy pilot Will Slattery (Richard Widmark) flies a small commercial plane for candy manufacturer R. J. Milne, unaware that Milne is a drug smuggler on the side. Will's girlfriend,  ...more
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    Veronica Lake, Joel McCrea
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    Released1947

    Directed byAndre de Toth

    Ambitious Connie Dickason (Veronica Lake), daughter of wealthy rancher Ben Dickason (Charlie Ruggles), loses her sheep rancher beau when he is unable to stand up to bullying Frank Ivey (Preston  ...more
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    Veronica Lake, Franchot Tone
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    Released1944

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    The Hour Before the Dawn is a 1944 drama film directed by Frank Tuttle.  ...more
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    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd
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    Released1948

    Directed byLeslie Fenton

    Saigon is a 1948 film starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in their fourth and final film together. It was distributed by Paramount Pictures and was one of the last films Veronica Lake made under her  ...more
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    The Sainted Sisters

    Veronica Lake, George Reeves
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    Released1948

    Directed byWilliam D. Russell

    The Sainted Sisters is a 1948 comedy film starring Veronica Lake and co-starring Joan Caulfield, Barry Fitzgerald, George Reeves, William Demarest and Beulah Bondi. The film was distributed by  ...more
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    Veronica Lake, Diana Lynn
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    Released1945

    Directed byHal Walker

    Out of This World is a 1945 film written by Sam Coslow, Elizabeth Meehan, Walter DeLeon, and Arthur Phillips and directed by Hal Walker.  ...more
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    Veronica Lake, Lillian Gish
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    Released1946

    Directed byJohn Berry

    Miss Susie Slagle's is a 1946 film directed by John Berry. It was based on the popular novel by Augusta Tucker. The film was Berry's directorial debut and first starring role for Joan Caulfield.  ...more
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    Veronica Lake
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    Released1970

    Directed byBrad F. Grinter

    Flesh Feast is an American horror film that features Veronica Lake in her final screen performance.  ...more
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    Veronica Lake, Pearl Bailey
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    Released1948

    Directed byNorman Z. McLeod

    Isn't It Romantic? is a 1948 film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Veronica Lake and Billy De Wolfe. Although it takes its title from a 1932 song by Richard Rodgers  ...more
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