10 Favourite Fred MacMurray Performances

1908 - 1991

Whether the role required comedy or drama, musician turned actor Fred MacMurray was always note perfect.
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1.
The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
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A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself. (92 mins.)
“ Professor Ned Brainard ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
Double Indemnity (1944)
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An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions. (107 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Walter Neff ” - misspaddylee
 
3.
The Egg and I (1947)
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On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new rural lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob. (108 mins.)
Director: Chester Erskine
“ Bob MacDonald ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
There's Always Tomorrow (1956)
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When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life. (84 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
“ Clifford Groves ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
Alice Adams (1935)
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The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America. (99 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Arthur Russell ” - misspaddylee
 
6.
The Apartment (1960)
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A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Jeff Sheldrake ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny. (124 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Lt. Tom Kefer ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
Remember the Night (1940)
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A shoplifter and her prosecuter fall in love, creating tensions in their family lives. (94 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ John Sargent ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
The Princess Comes Across (1936)
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A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a cruise ship. (76 mins.)
“ King Mantell ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
The Gilded Lily (1935)
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A stenographer becomes a famed entertainer, courted by an English nobleman and an informal American reporter. (80 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
“ Peter Dawes ” - misspaddylee