Best Thomas Mitchell movies

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Best Thomas Mitchell movies
We present our ranking of the best Thomas Mitchell 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 Thomas Mitchell.

TOP 16:
The Outlaw
The Outlaw
Thomas Mitchell as: Pat Garrett
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Release: 1946
Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett is pleased when his old friend Doc Holliday arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage. Doc is trailing his stolen horse, and it is discovered in the possession of Billy the Kid. In a surprising turnaround, Billy and Doc become friends. This causes the friendship between Doc and Pat to cool. The odd relationship between Doc and Billy grows stranger when Doc hides Billy at his girl Rio's place after Billy is shot.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Vernon movies?

TOP 15:

The Long Voyage Home

The Long Voyage Home
Thomas Mitchell as: Driscoll
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1940
The crew of the merchant ship Glencairn hope to survive a transatlantic crossing during World War II. Adapted from four Eugene O'Neill one-act plays.


TOP 14:

The Black Swan

The Black Swan
Thomas Mitchell as: Tommy Blue
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release: 1942
When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, things are set for a fight.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Quinn movies?

TOP 13:

The Keys of the Kingdom

The Keys of the Kingdom
Thomas Mitchell as: Willie Tulloch
Genre: Drama
Release: 1944
A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a priest in a more Christian area of the world, Father Chisholm struggles. He encounters hostility, isolation, disease, poverty and a variety of set backs which humble him, but make him more determined than ever to succeed.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Roddy McDowall movies?

TOP 12:

The Dark Mirror

The Dark Mirror
Thomas Mitchell as: Lt. Stevenson
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1946
A sister and her disturbed twin are implicated in a murder and a police detective must figure out which one's the killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lew Ayres movies?


TOP 11:

While the City Sleeps

While the City Sleeps
Thomas Mitchell as: John Day Griffith (Sentinel managing editor)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1956
Newspaper men compete against each other to find a serial killer dubbed "The Lipstick Killer"

TOP 10:

Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon
Thomas Mitchell as: Henry Barnard
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
Release: 1937
British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by the mountains from the world outside, where the clouds of World War II are gathering, Shangri-la provides a seductive escape for the world-weary Conway.

TOP 9:

Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings
Thomas Mitchell as: Kid Dabb
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1939
Geoff Carter is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator who arrives with his wife, Carter's ex-lover. Meanwhile, traveler Bonnie Lee tries to get close to the emotionally closed-off Carter.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cary Grant movies?


TOP 8:

Pocketful of Miracles

Pocketful of Miracles
Thomas Mitchell as: Judge Henry G. Blake
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1961
Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples --- he thinks they bring him luck. But Dave and girlfriend Queenie Martin need a lot more than luck when it turns out that Annie is in a jam and only they can help: Annie's daughter Louise, who has lived all her life in a Spanish convent, is coming to America with a Count and his son. The count's son wants to marry Louise, who thinks her mother is part of New York society. It's up to Dave and Queenie and their Runyonesque cronies to turn Annie into a lady and convince the Count and his son that they are hobnobbing with New York's elite.

TOP 7:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Thomas Mitchell as: Clopin
Genre: Drama, Romance, Horror
Release: 1939
Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the immense cathedral until he is involved by the twisted magistrate in his malicious plans to free himself from Esmeralda's alleged spell, which he believes to be the devil's work.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mickie McGowan movies?

TOP 6:

High Noon

High Noon
Thomas Mitchell as: Mayor Jonas Henderson
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Release: 1952
Will Kane, the sheriff of a small town in New Mexico, learns a notorious outlaw he put in jail has been freed, and will be arriving on the noon train. Knowing the outlaw and his gang are coming to kill him, Kane is determined to stand his ground, so he gathers a posse from among the local townspeople.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Varney movies?


TOP 5:

Make Way for Tomorrow

Make Way for Tomorrow
Thomas Mitchell as: George Cooper
Genre: Drama
Release: 1937
At a family reunion, the Cooper clan find that their parents' home is being foreclosed. "Temporarily," Ma moves in with son George's family, Pa with daughter Cora. But the parents are like sand in the gears of their middle-aged children's well regulated households. Can the old folks take matters into their own hands?

TOP 4:

Stagecoach

Stagecoach
Thomas Mitchell as: Doc Josiah Boone
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Release: 1939
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, and learn something about each other in the process.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Wayne movies?

TOP 3:

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
Thomas Mitchell as: Gerald O'Hara
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 1939
The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.

TOP 2:

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Thomas Mitchell as: Diz Moore
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1939
Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to Washington, many shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss.


TOP 1:

It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life
Thomas Mitchell as: Uncle Billy Bailey
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Release: 1946
A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.


If you like the best Thomas Mitchell movies, then you will also like the best James Stewart movies, where many of their films coincide.