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List of Jeanne Crain Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
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A Letter to Three Wives
22
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Deborah Bishop
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Carl Switzer, Kirk Douglas, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Paul Douglas
2. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
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3
Leave Her to Heaven
TV-14
20
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Berent
Director:
John M. Stahl
Genres:
Film-Noir, Romance, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Mary Philips, Cornel Wilde
4. Apartment for Peggy (1948)
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2
Apartment for Peggy
18
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy Taylor
Director:
George Seaton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Holden, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Griff Barnett
5. Margie (1946)
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2
Margie
17
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? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Marjorie 'Margie' MacDuff
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Young, Hattie McDaniel, Lynn Bari, Glenn Langan
6. Pinky (1949)
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2
Pinky
19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia 'Pinky' Johnson
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan, Basil Ruysdael
7. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)
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2
Cheaper by the Dozen
20
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Gilbreth
Director:
Walter Lang
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Myrna Loy, Clifton Webb, Edgar Buchanan, Betty Lynn
9. State Fair (1945)
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2
State Fair
19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margy Frake
Director:
Walter Lang
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Winninger, Dana Andrews, Vivian Blaine, Dick Haymes
10. The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951)
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2
The Model and the Marriage Broker
18
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Kitty Bennett
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael O'Shea, Thelma Ritter, Scott Brady, Zero Mostel
11. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)
16
2
The Fastest Gun Alive
TV-PG
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dora Temple
Director:
Russell Rouse
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Glenn Ford, Broderick Crawford, Allyn Joslyn, Russ Tamblyn
12. The Joker Is Wild (1957)
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2
The Joker Is Wild
16
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Letty Page
Director:
Charles Vidor
Genres:
Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
13. Man Without a Star (1955)
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2
Man Without a Star
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reed Bowman
Director:
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Claire Trevor, William Campbell, Richard Boone
14. Dangerous Crossing (1953)
14
2
Dangerous Crossing
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Stanton Bowman
Director:
Joseph M. Newman
Genres:
Thriller, Film-Noir, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Anderson, Michael Rennie, Max Showalter, Carl Betz
15. Winged Victory (1944)
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2
Winged Victory
13
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Helen
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Judy Holliday, George Reeves, Mark Daniels, Edmond O'Brien, Lon McCallister
16. Belles on Their Toes (1952)
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2
Belles on Their Toes
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Gilbreth
Director:
Henry Levin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Myrna Loy, Edward Arnold, Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter
17. The Tattered Dress (1957)
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2
The Tattered Dress
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Diane Blane
Director:
Jack Arnold
Genres:
Film-Noir, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jack Carson, Gail Russell, Jeff Chandler, Elaine Stewart
18. The Gang's All Here (1943)
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2
The Gang's All Here
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Busby Berkeley
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Carmen Miranda, Alice Faye, Phil Baker, Benny Goodman
19. The Fan (1949)
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2
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lady Margaret 'Meg' Windermere
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Madeleine Carroll, George Sanders, Richard Greene, Martita Hunt
20. Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)
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2
Take Care of My Little Girl
13
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Liz Erickson
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mitzi Gaynor, Jean Peters, Dale Robertson, Jeffrey Hunter
21. Home in Indiana (1944)
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Home in Indiana
12
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Charlotte Greenwood, Ward Bond, Lon McCallister
22. Centennial Summer (1946)
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2
Centennial Summer
11
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Julia Rogers
Director:
Genres:
Musical, History, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, William Eythe
23. Vicki (1953)
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Vicki
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jill Lynn
Director:
Harry Horner
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Romance, Film-Noir, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Elliott Reid, Jean Peters, Richard Boone, Max Showalter
24. Duel in the Jungle (1954)
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2
Duel in the Jungle
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marian Taylor
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
George Coulouris, Dana Andrews, David Farrar, Patrick Barr
25. You Were Meant for Me (1948)
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2
You Were Meant for Me
11
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy Mayhew
Director:
Lloyd Bacon
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Oscar Levant, Marilyn Monroe, Dan Dailey, Barbara Lawrence
26. Twenty Plus Two (1961)
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2
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Foster
Director:
Joseph M. Newman
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dina Merrill, Agnes Moorehead, William Demarest, David Janssen
27. City of Bad Men (1953)
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2
City of Bad Men
10
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Culligan
Director:
Harmon Jones
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Carole Mathews, Dale Robertson, Richard Boone
28. The Night God Screamed (1971)
10
2
The Night God Screamed
GP
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fanny Pierce
Director:
Lee Madden
Genres:
Crime, Horror
Star Cast:
Alex Nicol, Dan Spelling, Michael Sugich, Barbara Hancock
29. Madison Avenue (1961)
10
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy Shannon
Director:
H. Bruce Humberstone
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eleanor Parker, Eddie Albert, Dana Andrews, Howard St. John
30. Guns of the Timberland (1960)
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2
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Riley
Director:
Robert D. Webb
Genres:
Western, Adventure
Star Cast:
Alan Ladd, Frankie Avalon, Gilbert Roland, Lyle Bettger
32. In the Meantime, Darling (1944)
10
2
In the Meantime, Darling
10
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret 'Maggie' Preston
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Blake Edwards, Eugene Pallette, Mary Nash, Frank Latimore
33. The Second Greatest Sex (1955)
9
2
The Second Greatest Sex
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Liza McClure
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Western, Musical
Star Cast:
Bert Lahr, Mamie Van Doren, George Nader, Kitty Kallen
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Nefertiti
Director:
Fernando Cerchio
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Liana Orfei, Edmund Purdom, Amedeo Nazzari
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Claudia Procula
Director:
Irving Rapper, Gian Paolo Callegari
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Drew Barrymore, Basil Rathbone, Massimo Serato, Jean Marais
36. Hot Rods to Hell (1967)
9
2
Hot Rods to Hell
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Peg Phillips
Director:
John Brahm
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Dana Andrews, Paul Bertoya, Mimsy Farmer, Laurie Mock
37. Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955)
9
2
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
9
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Connie Jones / Mitzi Jones
Director:
Richard Sale
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jane Russell, Alan Young, Rudy Vallee, Scott Brady
38. Invasion 1700 (1962)
9
2
Invasion 1700
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen
Director:
Fernando Cerchio
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
John Drew Barrymore, Akim Tamiroff, Pierre Brice, Raoul Grassilli

TV Shows and Videos

The Comedy Spot (1960)
The Comedy Spot
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Reiner, Margaret O'Brien, Mamie Van Doren, Nancy Kulp