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Bette Davis Movies List

1989 The Wicked Stepmother
1987 The Whales of August

As Summers Die

1981 The Watcher in the Woods
1978 Return from Witch Mountain
Death on the Nile
1976 Burnt Offerings

Lo Scopone Scientifico

Madame Sin

Bunny O'Hare

Connecting Rooms

1968 The Anniversary
1965 Hush ... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
The Nanny

La Noia

Where Love Has Gone
Dead Ringer
1962 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
1961 Pocketful of Miracles

John Paul Jones


The Scapegoat

1956 Storm Center
The Catered Affair
1955 The Virgin Queen


1952 The Star

Another Man's Poison

Phone Call from a Stranger
1951 Payment on Demand
1950 All About Eve
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Beyond the Forest


Winter Meeting

June Bride

1946 Deception
A Stolen Life

The Corn is Green

1944 Mr. Skeffington
Hollywood Canteen
1943 Watch on the Rhine
Thank Your Lucky Stars
Old Acquaintance

Show Business at War

1942 Now, Voyager
In This Our Life
1941 The Man Who Came to Dinner
The Bride Came C.O.D.

Shining Victory

The Little Foxes
The Great Lie
1940 The Letter
All This and Heaven Too
1939 Juarez

Elizabeth, the Queen

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
The Old Maid
Dark Victory
1938 Jezebel
The Sisters
1937 It's Love I'm After
Marked Woman
Kid Galahad
That Certain Woman
1936 The Petrified Forest
Satan Met a Lady
The Golden Arrow

Special Agent

Front Page Woman

The Girl From Tenth Avenue
1934 Fashions of 1934
Of Human Bondage
Fog Over Frisco


Jimmy the Gent

The Big Shakedown

1933 20,000 Years in Sing-Sing

The Working Man


Bureau of Missing Persons

Parachute Jumper


The Man Who Played God

Way Back Home

The Menace

Hell's Home

The Cabin in the Cotton

The Rich Are Always with Us

So Big

Three on a Match

The Dark Horse



Bad Sister

Waterloo Bridge

Bette Davis Movie Favorites

Bette Davis was not afraid to play a very unlikeable character in Of Human Bondage. Although the movie is over 70 years old you should not be afraid to watch the performance that announced Bette Davis as a great actress.

Bette Davis didn't get to play Scarlett O'Hara but in Jezebel she was Julie Masden another willful southern girl in this story of the prewar south.

Bette Davis was a socialite who learns she is dying of a brain tumor in Dark Victory. This is said to be her favorite role.

Is she going to get away with murder? Bette Davis plays a Singapore plantation manager's wife who shoots her lover and claims self defense in The Letter.

Lillian Hellman wrote a Broadway play called The Little Foxes about the greedy matriarch of a southern family. Bette Davis took the role and made it her own.

After all the dark characters Bette Davis played we think you might need some laughs about now. She took a supporting role to be part of the cast of The Man Who Came to Dinner. It's not The Wedding Crashers but there's lots of amusement to be had in this old fashioned comedy

Don't let's ask for the moon when we have the stars. One of our all time favorite movie lines. Bette Davis pulls out all the stops as a duckling who turns into a swan and falls in love with a married man in Now, Voyager.

It's one of the best screenplays ever written and it gave Bette Davis her greatest role -Margo Channing. A story of ambition and betrayal on the Great White Way and a very "bumpy night" All About Eve.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? - Some may call this movie "dated" but we call it a Hollywood legend smackdown. Bette Davis and Joan Crawford play two aged sisters who have, shall we say, a very complicated relationship.

This wasn't Bette Davis' last movie but it's the one we are going to leave you with. Two elderly sisters( Lillian Gish was 95 and Bette Davis 79) have come to their cottage in Maine for what could be their last summer together. Not a lot of plot, not a lot of drama, just a quiet touching picture of aging and family. The Whales of August.

Bette Davis Academy Awards®

Best Actress Nomination for Whatever Happened to Baby Jane --- 1963
Best Actress Nomination for The Star --- 1953
Best Actress Nomination for All About Eve --- 1951
Best Actress Nomination for Mr. Skeffington --- 1945
Best Actress Nomination for Now, Voyager --- 1943
Best Actress Nomination for The Little Foxes --- 1942
Best Actress Nomination for The Letter --- 1941
Best Actress Nomination for Dark Victory --- 1940
Best Actress Won for Jezebel --- 1939
Best Actress Won for Dangerous --- 1936
Best Actress Nomination for Of Human Bondage --- 1935

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane

Leslie ( The Letter ):

"With all my heart, I still love the man I killed."

What plum acting role did Bette Davis campaign for but not get?