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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?"

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  • 1

    Sullivan's Travels

    Veronica Lake, Preston Sturges
    46
    16

    Released1941

    Directed byPreston Sturges

    Sullivan's Travels is a 1942 American comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges. It is a satire about a movie director, played by Joel McCrea, who longs to make a socially relevant drama,...  more

    #632 of 1,142 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#264 of 926 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#122 of 225 The Best Black And White Movies Ever Made

  • 2

    This Gun for Hire

    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd
    31
    6

    Released1942

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    This Gun for Hire is a 1942 film noir, directed by Frank Tuttle and based on the novel A Gun for Sale by Graham Greene. The film stars Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar, and Alan Ladd....  more
  • 3

    I Wanted Wings

    William Holden, Veronica Lake
    30
    4

    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
  • 4

    I Married a Witch

    Veronica Lake, Susan Hayward
    51
    32

    Released1942

    Directed byRené Clair

    I Married a Witch is a 1942 fantasy romantic comedy film, directed by René Clair, and starring Veronica Lake as a witch whose plan for revenge goes comically awry, with Fredric March as her foil. The...  more
  • 5

    The Blue Dahlia

    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd
    34
    14

    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

    #54 of 142 The Best Film Noir Movies#18 of 41 The Best Thriller Movies Of The 1940s

  • 6

    The Glass Key

    Veronica Lake, Ray Milland
    25
    3

    Released1935

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    The Glass Key, released in 1935, is the first of two film adaptations of the suspense novel The Glass Key by Dashiell Hammett. The film stars George Raft, featuring Edward Arnold and Claire Dodd, and...  more
  • 7

    Slattery's Hurricane

    Veronica Lake, Richard Widmark
    22
    6

    Released1949

    Directed byAndré de Toth

    Slattery's Hurricane is a 1949 drama film directed by André De Toth and based on a story submitted by Herman Wouk, who also coauthored the screenplay and published a novel of the film in 1956. The...  more
  • 8

    Ramrod

    Veronica Lake, Joel McCrea
    26
    13

    Released1947

    Directed byAndré de Toth

    Ramrod is a 1947 Western film directed by André De Toth. This cowboy drama from Hungarian director De Toth was the first of several films based on the stories of Western author Luke Short. De Toth's...  more
  • 9

    Saigon

    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd
    15
    4

    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
  • 10

    So Proudly We Hail!

    Veronica Lake, Claudette Colbert
    20
    16

    Released1943

    Directed byMark Sandrich

    So Proudly We Hail! is a 1943 American film directed and produced by Mark Sandrich, and starring Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard – who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting...  more
  • 11

    The Glass Key

    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd
    13
    6

    Released1942

    Directed byStuart Heisler

    The Glass Key is a 1942 film noir, directed by Stuart Heisler and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. An earlier film version had been released in 1935....  more
  • 12

    Out of This World

    Veronica Lake, Diana Lynn
    12
    8

    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
  • 13

    The Sainted Sisters

    Veronica Lake, George Reeves
    8
    4

    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
  • 14

    Miss Susie Slagle's

    Veronica Lake, Lillian Gish
    6
    4

    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
  • 15

    The Hour Before the Dawn

    Veronica Lake, Franchot Tone
    6
    4

    Released1944

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    The Hour Before the Dawn is a 1944 drama film directed by Frank Tuttle....  more
  • 16

    My Favorite Blonde

    Bob Hope, Bing Crosby
    8
    7

    Released1942

    Directed bySidney Lanfield

    My Favorite Blonde is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll. Based on a story by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, the film is about a...  more
  • 17

    Flesh Feast

    Veronica Lake
    7
    8

    Released1970

    Directed byBrad F. Grinter

    Flesh Feast is an American horror film that features Veronica Lake in her final screen performance....  more
  • 18

    Isn't It Romantic?

    Veronica Lake, Pearl Bailey
    4
    6

    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