Best Anne Bancroft movies

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Best Anne Bancroft movies
We present our ranking of the best Anne Bancroft movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Anne Bancroft.

TOP 37:
Antz
Antz
Anne Bancroft as: Queen (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 1998
A neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's actually been enlisted to fight against a termite army.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jennifer Lopez movies?

TOP 36:
Malice
Malice
Anne Bancroft as: Mrs. Kennsinger
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1993
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Pam Ferris movies?


TOP 35:
The Hindenburg
The Hindenburg
Anne Bancroft as: Ursula
Genre: History, Thriller
Release: 1975
In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its chief of security. As he races against the clock to uncover a possible saboteur aboard the doomed zeppelin he finds that any of the passengers and crew could be the culprit.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Atherton movies?

TOP 34:
G.I. Jane
G.I. Jane
Anne Bancroft as: Senator Lillian DeHaven
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 1997
A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Caviezel movies?

TOP 33:
Agnes of God
Agnes of God
Anne Bancroft as: Mother Miriam Ruth
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 1985
When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novice, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough to stand trial for the murder of the baby.


TOP 32:
Young Winston
Young Winston
Anne Bancroft as: Lady Jennie Churchill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Release: 1972
This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with his first election to Parliament.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jane Seymour movies?

TOP 31:
Young Winston
Young Winston
Anne Bancroft as: Lady Jennie Churchill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Release: 1972
This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with his first election to Parliament.

TOP 30:
How to Make an American Quilt
How to Make an American Quilt
Anne Bancroft as: Glady Joe Cleary
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fianc茅 is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Loren Dean movies?


TOP 29:
How to Make an American Quilt
How to Make an American Quilt
Anne Bancroft as: Glady Joe Cleary
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fianc茅 is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ellen Burstyn movies?

TOP 28:
Home for the Holidays
Home for the Holidays
Anne Bancroft as: Adele Larson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Geraldine Chaplin movies?

TOP 27:
Home for the Holidays
Home for the Holidays
Anne Bancroft as: Adele Larson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Claire Danes movies?


TOP 26:
Demetrius and the Gladiators
Demetrius and the Gladiators
Anne Bancroft as: Paula
Genre: Adventure, History
Release: 1954
The story picks up at the point where "The Robe" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. Marcellus' former slave Demetrius seeks to prevent this, and catches the eye of Messalina, wife to Caligula's uncle Claudius. Messalina tempts Demetrius, he winds up fighting in the arena, and wavers in his faith.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Victor Mature movies?

TOP 25:
Demetrius and the Gladiators
Demetrius and the Gladiators
Anne Bancroft as: Paula
Genre: Adventure, History
Release: 1954
The story picks up at the point where "The Robe" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. Marcellus' former slave Demetrius seeks to prevent this, and catches the eye of Messalina, wife to Caligula's uncle Claudius. Messalina tempts Demetrius, he winds up fighting in the arena, and wavers in his faith.

TOP 24:
The Turning Point
The Turning Point
Anne Bancroft as: Emma Jacklin
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1977
When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Skerritt movies?

TOP 23:
The Turning Point
The Turning Point
Anne Bancroft as: Emma Jacklin
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1977
When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.


TOP 22:
Great Expectations
Great Expectations
Anne Bancroft as: Ms. Nora Dinsmoor
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the surprising interactions of these vivid characters, "Great Expectations" takes a unique and contemporary look at life's great coincidences.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lance Reddick movies?

TOP 21:
Great Expectations
Great Expectations
Anne Bancroft as: Ms. Nora Dinsmoor
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the surprising interactions of these vivid characters, "Great Expectations" takes a unique and contemporary look at life's great coincidences.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Holliday Grainger movies?

TOP 20:
Silent Movie
Silent Movie
Anne Bancroft as: Herself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1976
Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the studio's creditors attempt to thwart them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mel Brooks movies?

TOP 19:
Silent Movie
Silent Movie
Anne Bancroft as: Herself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1976
Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the studio's creditors attempt to thwart them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Burt Reynolds movies?

TOP 18:
7 Women
7 Women
Anne Bancroft as: Dr. D.R. Cartwright
Genre: Drama
Release: 1966
In a mission in China in 1935, a group of women are preyed on by Mongolian bandits, led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan.


TOP 17:
7 Women
7 Women
Anne Bancroft as: Dr. D.R. Cartwright
Genre: Drama
Release: 1966
In a mission in China in 1935, a group of women are preyed on by Mongolian bandits, led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan.

TOP 16:
Don't Bother to Knock
Don't Bother to Knock
Anne Bancroft as: Lyn Lesley
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1952
Jed, an airline pilot, is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell, a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he realises that the woman is not as stable as perhaps she should be.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marilyn Monroe movies?

TOP 15:

Don't Bother to Knock

Don't Bother to Knock
Anne Bancroft as: Lyn Lesley
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1952
Jed, an airline pilot, is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell, a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he realises that the woman is not as stable as perhaps she should be.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Don Beddoe movies?

TOP 14:

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Anne Bancroft as: Edna Edison
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1975
Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best F. Murray Abraham movies?

TOP 13:

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Anne Bancroft as: Edna Edison
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1975
Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.


TOP 12:

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be
Anne Bancroft as: Anna Bronski
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape. remake of Ernst Lubitsch's 1942 black comedy with the same name.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Lloyd movies?

TOP 11:

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be
Anne Bancroft as: Anna Bronski
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape. remake of Ernst Lubitsch's 1942 black comedy with the same name.

TOP 10:

Nightfall

Nightfall
Anne Bancroft as: Marie Gardner
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1956
An innocent man turns fugitive as he reconstructs events that implicate him for a murder and robbery he did not commit.

TOP 9:

Nightfall

Nightfall
Anne Bancroft as: Marie Gardner
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1956
An innocent man turns fugitive as he reconstructs events that implicate him for a murder and robbery he did not commit.

TOP 8:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.


TOP 7:

84 Charing Cross Road

84 Charing Cross Road
Anne Bancroft as: Helene Hanff
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1987
When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works at Marks & Co., 84 Charing Cross Road.

TOP 6:

Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles
Anne Bancroft as: Churchgoer
Genre: Western, Comedy
Release: 1974
A town鈥攚here everyone seems to be named Johnson鈥攕tands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

TOP 5:

The Graduate

The Graduate
Anne Bancroft as: Mrs. Robinson
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1967
Benjamin, a recent college graduate very worried about his future, finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.

TOP 4:

The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker
Anne Bancroft as: Annie Sullivan
Genre: Drama
Release: 1962
The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old teacher from Boston, arrives. Having just recently regained her own sight, the no-nonsense Annie reaches out to Helen through the power of touch, the only tool they have in common, and leads her bold pupil on a miraculous journey from fear and isolation to happiness and light.

TOP 3:

Torch Song Trilogy

Torch Song Trilogy
Anne Bancroft as: Ma Beckoff
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1988
A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.


TOP 2:

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man
Anne Bancroft as: Mrs. Kendal
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1980
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous fa莽ade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

TOP 1:

Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus of Nazareth
Anne Bancroft as: Mary Magdalene
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1978
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If you like the best Anne Bancroft movies, then you will also like the best Mel Brooks movies, where many of their films coincide.