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List of Jeanne Crain Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
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2
A Letter to Three Wives
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2

A seductress living in a small town writes a letter to her three best friends notifying that she is going to run off with one of their husbands. However, she doesn’t inform them which one, which makes things more complicated.

Role:
Deborah Bishop
Starring:
Carl Switzer, Kirk Douglas, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Paul Douglas
Directed By:
2. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
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3
Leave Her to Heaven
TV-14
22
3

Novelist Richard Harland meets Ellen Berent, a beautiful socialite from Boston, and they soon get attracted to each other. Soon, they get married, but Ellen seems to be quite over-possessive of her husband, and forbids everyone from getting close to him. Her possessive nature soon begins to make her mentally deranged.

Role:
Ruth Berent
Starring:
Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Mary Philips, Cornel Wilde
Directed By:
John M. Stahl
3. People Will Talk (1951)
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People Will Talk
20
2

People Will Talk is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of a physician named Dr. Noah, who teaches in a medical school. Meanwhile, he has also founded a clinic, which is dedicated to provide holistic and humane treatment to patients. Meanwhile, another professor named Rodney becomes jealous and he decides to teach Dr. Noah a lesson.

Role:
Deborah Higgins
Starring:
Cary Grant, Hume Cronyn, Walter Slezak, Finlay Currie
Directed By:
4. Apartment for Peggy (1948)
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Apartment for Peggy
19
2

This comedy-drama film tells the story of Henry Barnes, a philosophy professor, who becomes suicidal after losing all hope in life. However, when he meets a young couple, Peggy and Jason Taylor, his views about his life start to change. 

Role:
Peggy Taylor
Starring:
William Holden, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Griff Barnett
Directed By:
George Seaton
5. Margie (1946)
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Margie
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2

Recalling her girlhood years during 1920s, Margie tells her daughter about her school days. School-girl Margie wishes to be smarter like her popular friend Marybelle, and along with other girls, develops a crush on new French teacher, Ralph Fontayne. When Roy, Margie’s date for prom catches cold, she is left without an escort. Finally, will she get escorted to the senior dance? 

Role:
Marjorie 'Margie' MacDuff
Starring:
Alan Young, Hattie McDaniel, Lynn Bari, Glenn Langan
Directed By:
Henry King
6. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)
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2
Cheaper by the Dozen
22
2
Role:
Ann Gilbreth
Starring:
Myrna Loy, Clifton Webb, Edgar Buchanan, Betty Lynn
Directed By:
Walter Lang
7. State Fair (1945)
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State Fair
22
2
Role:
Margy Frake
Starring:
Charles Winninger, Dana Andrews, Vivian Blaine, Dick Haymes
Directed By:
Walter Lang
10. The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951)
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The Model and the Marriage Broker
19
2

The Model and the Marriage Broker is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a marriage broker, Mae, who can’t resist meddling in the life of her client, Kitty Bennet, a model, after fixing her up with a radiologist.   

Role:
Kitty Bennett
Starring:
Michael O'Shea, Thelma Ritter, Scott Brady, Zero Mostel
Directed By:
11. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)
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2
The Fastest Gun Alive
TV-PG
17
2
Role:
Dora Temple
Starring:
Glenn Ford, Broderick Crawford, Allyn Joslyn, Russ Tamblyn
Directed By:
Russell Rouse
12. The Joker Is Wild (1957)
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2
The Joker Is Wild
17
2

A musical biopic, this movie traces the life of the famous singer and comedian Joe E. Lewis. When a young Lewis refuses to sing for a club, its owner has his vocal cords cut. Years later, with encouragement from his girlfriend Letty Page, he succeeds in becoming a comedian. However, his drinking and gambling habits create problems for him.

Role:
Letty Page
Starring:
Frank Sinatra, Eddie Albert, Mitzi Gaynor, Bing Crosby, Beverly Garland
Directed By:
Charles Vidor
13. Man Without a Star (1955)
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Man Without a Star
15
2
Role:
Reed Bowman
Starring:
Kirk Douglas, Claire Trevor, William Campbell, Richard Boone
Directed By:
14. Dangerous Crossing (1953)
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3
Dangerous Crossing
14
3
Role:
Ruth Stanton Bowman
Starring:
Mary Anderson, Michael Rennie, Max Showalter, Carl Betz
Directed By:
Joseph M. Newman
15. Winged Victory (1944)
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Winged Victory
14
2

Pinky Scariano, Allan Ross, and Frankie Davis decide to join the Air Forces in order to become pilots. During the training period, they meet and become friends with Bobby Grills and Irving Miller, and they together struggle through the extremely difficult training. However, their tests seem way more difficult than they had expected, and therefore, it seems that not all of them might succeed.  

Role:
Helen
Starring:
Judy Holliday, George Reeves, Mark Daniels, Edmond O'Brien, Lon McCallister
Directed By:
16. Belles on Their Toes (1952)
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2
Belles on Their Toes
15
2
Role:
Ann Gilbreth
Starring:
Myrna Loy, Edward Arnold, Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter
Directed By:
Henry Levin
17. The Tattered Dress (1957)
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2
The Tattered Dress
12
2
Role:
Diane Blane
Starring:
Jack Carson, Gail Russell, Jeff Chandler, Elaine Stewart
Directed By:
Jack Arnold
18. Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)
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Take Care of My Little Girl
14
2

Fresh out of high school, naïve Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Erickson enters college and is eager to join prestigious school sororities and elite group of girls. However, after witnessing pranks, humiliating behavior, and cruel hazing rituals of the sororities, she is shocked and embittered. But her friendship with senior student and ex-soldier Joe Blake proves a succor for her.

Role:
Liz Erickson
Starring:
Mitzi Gaynor, Jean Peters, Dale Robertson, Jeffrey Hunter
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
19. The Gang's All Here (1943)
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2
The Gang's All Here
12
2
Starring:
Carmen Miranda, Alice Faye, Phil Baker, Benny Goodman
Directed By:
Busby Berkeley
20. The Fan (1949)
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The Fan
13
2

Lord Windermere appears to all as the perfect husband, including his young wife Margaret. However, their happy marriage is sabotaged, after Lord Windermere begins to spend his afternoons with an adventuress who is working her way through London’s high society. Things even get worse after Lord Windermere asks his wife to invite Margaret to her own birthday party.

Role:
Lady Margaret 'Meg' Windermere
Starring:
Madeleine Carroll, George Sanders, Richard Greene, Martita Hunt
Directed By:
21. Home in Indiana (1944)
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Home in Indiana
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4

Home in Indiana is an adventure romantic drama film, which tells the story of a young lad who is sent to live with his uncle and aunt in Indiana. Although, he is initially unhappy with the arrangement, things change due to his affection for horses, and his romance with a tomboyish girl. 

Starring:
Walter Brennan, Charlotte Greenwood, Ward Bond, Lon McCallister
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
22. Centennial Summer (1946)
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Centennial Summer
12
2

The musical revolves around The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876. Julia and Edith’s Aunt, Zenia, visits them with nephew Philippe Lascalles, who’s in charge of the French Pavilion at the exposition. Both sisters fall in love with him and try in their own way to win him over. While Philippe is drawn to Julia, Edith accepts marriage-proposal of longtime suitor Dr. Phelps. 

Role:
Julia Rogers
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, William Eythe
Directed By:
23. Vicki (1953)
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Vicki
11
2
Role:
Jill Lynn
Starring:
Elliott Reid, Jean Peters, Richard Boone, Max Showalter
Directed By:
Harry Horner
24. Duel in the Jungle (1954)
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2
Duel in the Jungle
11
2
Role:
Marian Taylor
Starring:
George Coulouris, Dana Andrews, David Farrar, Patrick Barr
Directed By:
George Marshall
25. You Were Meant for Me (1948)
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You Were Meant for Me
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2

Chuck is a bandleader who falls for Peggy, a girl in his hometown. They soon get married and depart on a tour. However, their lives turn upside down due to the Stock Market Crash of 1929, and the two are forced to return home penniless and defeated. Chuck still decides not to give up.

Role:
Peggy Mayhew
Starring:
Oscar Levant, Marilyn Monroe, Dan Dailey, Barbara Lawrence
Directed By:
Lloyd Bacon
26. Twenty Plus Two (1961)
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Twenty Plus Two
11
2

Twenty Plus Two is a mystery crime thriller film which takes us to the life of Tom Alder, an investigator who specializes in finding lost heirs for families. He is asked by a police friend to investigate the murder of the secretary of a movie star’s fan club. He soon finds a possible connection linking to a missing heiress who has been missing since thirteen years.

Role:
Linda Foster
Starring:
Dina Merrill, Agnes Moorehead, William Demarest, David Janssen
Directed By:
Joseph M. Newman
27. City of Bad Men (1953)
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City of Bad Men
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2

In 1897, gunfighter Brett Stanton and gang return after 6 years to Carson City, Nevada, and decide to rob the huge ticket-collection of championship boxing fight, while rival gangs also have same plans. Sheriff Gifford asks Brett and other gang-leaders to be his deputies for the duration of fight. With other outlaws backing out, Brett has a tough task on his hands.

Role:
Linda Culligan
Starring:
Lloyd Bridges, Carole Mathews, Dale Robertson, Richard Boone
Directed By:
Harmon Jones
28. The Night God Screamed (1971)
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2
The Night God Screamed
GP
10
2
Role:
Fanny Pierce
Starring:
Alex Nicol, Dan Spelling, Michael Sugich, Barbara Hancock
Directed By:
Lee Madden
29. Madison Avenue (1961)
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2
Madison Avenue
TV-PG
10
2

Clint Lorimer is an employee for an advertising agency but he is fired after his boss Jocelyn finds out that he was planning to form his own ad agency, and steal a top client.   

Role:
Peggy Shannon
Starring:
Eleanor Parker, Eddie Albert, Dana Andrews, Howard St. John
Directed By:
H. Bruce Humberstone
30. Guns of the Timberland (1960)
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Guns of the Timberland
11
2

Logger Jim Hadley obtains government grant to cut forests for a prime prospect outside Northwestern town of Deep Wells. A conflict arises when the town’s people, led by rancher Laura Riley, oppose as felling of trees would lead to mudslides during monsoon and erosion of topsoil would destroy their range for cattle. Things come to a head when loggers refuse to withdraw.

Role:
Laura Riley
Starring:
Alan Ladd, Frankie Avalon, Gilbert Roland, Lyle Bettger
Directed By:
Robert D. Webb
31. In the Meantime, Darling (1944)
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In the Meantime, Darling
12
2

Maggie and Daniel are newly married, and they move to a base for soldiers and their wives. While Daniel is preparing for serving in the Second World War, Maggie has problems adjusting to her new life, since she comes from an affluent family. This attitude causes tension with some of the other soldier’s wives, but one of them decides to help her adjust.

Role:
Margaret 'Maggie' Preston
Starring:
Blake Edwards, Eugene Pallette, Mary Nash, Frank Latimore
Directed By:
32. Skyjacked (1972)
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2
Skyjacked
PG
11
2

Skyjacked is an action drama thriller film which tells the story of a crazed Vietnam veteran who hijacks a Boeing 707 and demands it to be taken to Moscow. Meanwhile, the captain of the  plane tries to do everything possible to make sure his passengers are unharmed.

Role:
Mrs. Clara Shaw
Starring:
James Brolin, Charlton Heston, Rosey Grier, Claude Akins, Yvette Mimieux, Claude Akins
Directed By:
John Guillermin
33. The Second Greatest Sex (1955)
9
2
The Second Greatest Sex
9
2
Role:
Liza McClure
Starring:
Bert Lahr, Mamie Van Doren, George Nader, Kitty Kallen
Directed By:
George Marshall
34. Nefertite, regina del Nilo (1961)
9
2
Nefertite, regina del Nilo
9
2

This historical drama film chronicles the life of Queen Nefertiti, whose father had forced her to marry a mad prince, instead of a sculptor with whom she was in love.   

Role:
Nefertiti
Starring:
Vincent Price, Liana Orfei, Edmund Purdom, Amedeo Nazzari
Directed By:
Fernando Cerchio
35. Pontius Pilate (1962)
9
2
Pontius Pilate
PG-13
9
2

This Italian drama film revolves around the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, told from the point of view of Pontius Pilate, Roman governor.

Role:
Claudia Procula
Starring:
John Drew Barrymore, Basil Rathbone, Massimo Serato, Jean Marais
Directed By:
Irving Rapper, Gian Paolo Callegari
36. Hot Rods to Hell (1967)
9
2
Hot Rods to Hell
9
2
Role:
Peg Phillips
Starring:
Dana Andrews, Paul Bertoya, Mimsy Farmer, Laurie Mock
Directed By:
John Brahm
37. Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955)
10
2
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
10
2

Tired of their stagnant career, second generation Jones sisters, Bonnie and Connie, accept an offer to perform around France. As their career starts shooting up, romance starts developing between Bonnie and their agent David on one hand, Connie and a secretly rich singer called Charlie on the other, until their mother arrives in Paris to drag them back.  

Role:
Connie Jones / Mitzi Jones
Starring:
Jane Russell, Alan Young, Rudy Vallee, Scott Brady
Directed By:
Richard Sale
38. Invasion 1700 (1962)
9
2
Invasion 1700
9
2
Role:
Helen
Starring:
John Drew Barrymore, Akim Tamiroff, Pierre Brice, Raoul Grassilli
Directed By:
Fernando Cerchio

TV Shows and Videos

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951)
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
Starring:
Tony Curtis, Burt Reynolds, Janet Leigh, Charles Bronson, Mary Tyler Moore, Bette Davis, James Stewart
Directed By:
Roy Kellino, Jus Addiss, Robert Florey, John Brahm, Ted Post
The Ford Television Theatre (1952)
The Ford Television Theatre
Starring:
Natalie Wood, Barbara Stanwyck, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Shelley Winters, Ray Milland, Paul Muni, Jack Lemmon
Directed By:
James Neilson, Ted Post, Anton Leader, Fred F. Sears, Arnold Laven
Playhouse 90 (1956)
Playhouse 90
Starring:
Buster Keaton, Paul Newman, Leslie Nielsen, Andy Griffith, Mickey Rooney, Anne Bancroft, Robert Duvall
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
The United States Steel Hour (1953)
The United States Steel Hour
Starring:
Telly Savalas, Carol Burnett, Lee Marvin, James Dean, William Shatner, Betty White, Gene Hackman
Directed By:
Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Tom Donovan, Daniel Petrie, Bruce Minnix
Valentine's Day (1964)
Valentine's Day
Starring:
Ron Howard, Keenan Wynn, Paulette Goddard, Alice Ghostley, Milton Berle, Dawn Wells, Mary Ann Mobley
Directed By:
Barry Shear, George Marshall, Leslie Goodwins, Christian Nyby, Alan Rafkin
Insight (1960)
Insight
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Peter Fonda, Eve Plumb, Cicely Tyson, Meredith Baxter, Bob Newhart, Nichelle Nichols
Directed By:
Richard C. Bennett, Paul Stanley, Hal Cooper, Ralph Senensky, Michael Ray Rhodes
The Comedy Spot (1960)
The Comedy Spot
Starring:
Carl Reiner, Margaret O'Brien, Mamie Van Doren, Nancy Kulp
The Name of the Game (1968)
The Name of the Game
Starring:
Tom Skerritt, Cloris Leachman, Geraldine Page, O. J. Simpson, Ossie Davis, Charles Boyer, Peter Falk
Directed By:
Steven Spielberg, Barry Shear, Nicholas Colasanto, Seymour Robbie, John Llewellyn Moxey
Riverboat (1959)
Riverboat
Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery, Gena Rowlands, Buddy Ebsen, Cliff Robertson, Slim Pickens, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Barbara Bel Geddes
Directed By:
John Rich, Hollingsworth Morse, William Witney, R.G. Springsteen, David Lowell Rich
The Dick Powell Show (1961)
The Dick Powell Show
Starring:
John Wayne, Kurt Russell, Henry Fonda, Don Rickles, Robert Redford, Julie London, Gavin MacLeod
Directed By:
Bernard L. Kowalski, Don Taylor, David Friedkin, Marc Daniels, Buzz Kulik
Burke's Law (1963)
Burke's Law
Starring:
Eva Gabor, David Niven, James Whitmore, Barbara Eden, Rita Moreno, Jayne Mansfield, Mel Blanc
Directed By:
Don Weis, Jerry Hopper, Don Taylor, Richard Kinon, Murray Golden
The Christophers (1952)
The Christophers
Starring:
James Cagney, Irene Dunne, Don Ameche, Helen Hayes, Bing Crosby, Joe E. Brown, Dean Jagger
Directed By:
Charles Bennett
The Danny Thomas Hour (1967)
The Danny Thomas Hour
Starring:
Danny Thomas, Joan Collins, Geraldine Chaplin, Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Bobby Darin, Bob Hope
Directed By:
Danny Thomas, Richard C. Sarafian, Robert Gist, Alan Handley, Buddy Bregman
Goodyear Theatre (1957)
Goodyear Theatre
Starring:
Eli Wallach, Maximilian Schell, Elinor Donahue, Michael Landon, Werner Klemperer, Elaine Stritch, Edward G. Robinson
Directed By:
Robert Florey, Robert Ellis Miller, Arthur Hiller, Tay Garnett, Don Taylor
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1971)
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Farrah Fawcett, John Travolta, Susan Sarandon, Jane Wyatt, Micky Dolenz, Tom Selleck
Directed By:
Steven Spielberg, Harry Falk, Lou Antonio, Daniel Haller, James Sheldon
Star Stage (1955)
Star Stage
Starring:
Joan Fontaine, Jessica Tandy, Carolyn Jones, Greer Garson, Art Carney, Betty Grable, John Forsythe
General Electric Theater (1953)
General Electric Theater
Starring:
Bea Benaderet, Peggy Lee, Donna Reed, James Coburn, Walter Matthau, Anthony Perkins, Ethel Merman
Directed By:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen