The Best Vivien Leigh Movies

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

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

List features films like The War Wagon and Anna Karenina.

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

Vivien Leigh was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Olivia de Havilland and Clark Gable in terms of fame and success.

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  • Gone with the Wind
    1
    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: Victor Fleming
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
    2
    Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter
    • Released: 1951
    • Directed by: Elia Kazan
  • Waterloo Bridge
    3
    Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson
    • Released: 1940
    • Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
  • That Hamilton Woman
    4
    Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: Alexander Korda
  • Fire Over England
    5
    Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: William K. Howard
  • Anna Karenina
    6
    Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: Julien Duvivier
  • Ship of Fools
    7
    Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, Oskar Werner
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
  • The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
    8
    Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Lotte Lenya
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: José Quintero
  • Caesar and Cleopatra
    9
    Vivien Leigh, Roger Moore, Jean Simmons
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Gabriel Pascal
  • The Deep Blue Sea
    10
    Vivien Leigh, Kenneth More, Eric Porter
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Anatole Litvak
  • 21 Days
    11
    Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks
    • Released: 1940
    • Directed by: Basil Dean
  • Sidewalks of London
    12
    Charles Laughton, Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison
    • Released: 1938
    • Directed by: Tim Whelan
  • Storm in a Teacup
    13
    Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Cecil Parker
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Victor Saville, Ian Dalrymple
  • A Yank at Oxford
    14
    Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan
    • Released: 1938
    • Directed by: Jack Conway
  • Dark Journey
    15
    Conrad Veidt, Vivien Leigh, Anthony Bushell
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Victor Saville
  • Look Up and Laugh
    16
    Vivien Leigh, Gracie Fields, Norman Walker
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Basil Dean