Best Joan Crawford movies

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Best Joan Crawford movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Joan Crawford movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Joan Crawford.

TOP 15:

I Saw What You Did

I Saw What You Did
Character: Amy Nelson
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1965
When two teenagers make prank phone calls to strangers, they become the target for terror when they whisper "I Saw What You Did, And I Know Who You Are!" to psychopath Steve Marek who has just murdered his wife. But somebody else knows of the terrible crime that was committed that night, the killer's desperately amorous neighbor Amy Nelson.

TOP 14:

Strait-Jacket

Strait-Jacket
Character: Lucy Harbin
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1964
After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behaviour.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lee Majors movies?


TOP 13:

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Character: (in "Humoresque") (archive footage)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Release: 1982
Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye, Rigby Reardon. He finds a slip of paper containing a list of people who are 'The Friends and Enemies of Carlotta'.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rachel Ward movies?

TOP 12:

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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bob Hope movies?

TOP 11:

Possessed

Possessed
Character: Louise Howell
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1947
After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.


TOP 10:

Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel
Character: Flämmchen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1932
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.

TOP 9:

The Women

The Women
Character: Crystal Allen
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1939
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hedda Hopper movies?

TOP 8:

Humoresque

Humoresque
Character: Helen Wright
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1947
A classical musician from a working class background is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.


TOP 7:

Sudden Fear

Sudden Fear
Character: Myra Hudson
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1952
Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson's new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn't look like a "romantic leading man." On a train from New York to San Francisco, Blaine sets out to prove Myra wrong...by romancing her. Is he sincere, or does he have a dark ulterior motive?

TOP 6:

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Character: Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Release: 1925
The trials and tribulations of Judah Ben-Hur, a wealthy Jewish man forced into galley slavery, is juxtaposed with the rise of a man some consider to be the Messiah.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Clark Gable movies?

TOP 5:

Johnny Guitar

Johnny Guitar
Character: Vienna
Genre: Drama, Western
Release: 1954
On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Denver Pyle movies?


TOP 4:

The Unknown

The Unknown
Character: Nanon Zanzi
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Release: 1927
A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ángela Molina movies?

TOP 3:

That's Entertainment!

That's Entertainment!
Character: (archive footage)
Genre: Documentary, Music, Family
Release: 1974
Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mickey Rooney movies?

TOP 2:

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce
Character: Mildred Pierce
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1945
After her unfaithful husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful. However winning the approval of her spoiled daughter proves a greater challenge.

TOP 1:

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Character: Blanche Hudson
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1962
Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their relationship affected by simmering subconscious thoughts of mutual envy, hate and revenge.



If you like the best Joan Crawford movies, then you will also like the best Clark Gable movies, where many of their films coincide.