Best Mary Astor movies

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Best Mary Astor movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Mary Astor 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 Mary Astor.

TOP 13:

Across the Pacific

Across the Pacific
Mary Astor as: Alberta Marlow
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Release: 1942
Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has Leland really been booted out, or is there some other motive for his getting close to fellow passenger Doctor Lorenz? Any motive for getting close to attractive traveller Alberta Marlow would however seem pretty obvious.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frank Faylen movies?

TOP 12:

Act of Violence

Act of Violence
Mary Astor as: Pat
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1949
A former prisoner of war, Frank Enley is hailed as a hero in his California town. However, Frank has a shameful secret that comes back to haunt him when fellow survivor Joe Parkson emerges, intent on making Frank pay for his past deeds.


TOP 11:

A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying
Mary Astor as: Mrs. Corliss
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1956
Bud Corliss (Wagner) is an ambitious student who is wooing Dorothy Kingship (Woodward) purely for her father's mining fortune. When he discovers that Dorothy is pregnant with his child, he realizes she is quite likely to be disinherited by her wealthy family. He assures Dorothy that he'll take care of her, yet he hesitates when Dorothy insists on marrying. Bud then murders Dorothy and stages it in a way that it appears to be a suicide. He then reaches out to her sister Ellen (Leith) with the hopes of marrying her in order to ingratiate himself with her father. After a couple of months Ellen finds evidence to question the suicide verdict, and then discovers Bud knew Dorothy. Ellen struggles to avenge her sister and save her own life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sean Young movies?

TOP 10:

Red Dust

Red Dust
Mary Astor as: Barbara Willis
Genre: Drama
Release: 1932
Dennis, owner of a rubber plantation in Cochinchina, is involved with Vantine, who left Saigon to evade the police; but when his new surveyor, Gary, arrives along with his refined but sensual wife, Barbara, Dennis gets infatuated by her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Clark Gable movies?

TOP 9:

Meet Me in St. Louis

Meet Me in St. Louis
Mary Astor as: Anna Smith
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Release: 1944
In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.


TOP 8:

Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Mary Astor as: Jewel Mayhew
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1964
An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

TOP 7:

Dodsworth

Dodsworth
Mary Astor as: Edith Cortright
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1936
An adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel about a middle-aged American automobile tycoon who retires and goes to Europe, where he and his appearance-conscious, snobbish wife find differing sets of values... and new relationships.

TOP 6:

The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story
Mary Astor as: The Princess Centimillia
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1942
Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their apartment when Gerry meets rich businessman being shown around as a prospective tenant. He gives Gerry $700 to start life afresh but Tom refuses to believe her story and they quarrel. Gerry decides the marriage is over and heads to Palm Beach for a quick divorce but Tom has plans to stop her.


TOP 5:

The Scarecrow

The Scarecrow
Mary Astor as: Bit Part (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1920
Buster competes with another farmhand for the love of the farmer's daughter.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Norman Reedus movies?

TOP 4:

Little Women

Little Women
Mary Astor as: Marmee
Genre: Romance, Family
Release: 1949
Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother - a very outspoken women for her time. The story is of how the sisters grow up, find love and find their place in the world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Laura Dern movies?

TOP 3:

Midnight

Midnight
Mary Astor as: Helene Flammarion
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1939
An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hedda Hopper movies?


TOP 2:

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon
Mary Astor as: Brigid O'Shaughnessy
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1941
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a beautiful liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

TOP 1:

The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda
Mary Astor as: Antoinette de Mauban
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1937
An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped.


If you like the best Mary Astor movies, then you will also like the best Frank Faylen movies, where many of their films coincide.