The Best Shirley Temple Movies Films

The Best Shirley Temple Movies

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List of the best Shirley Temple movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Shirley Temple's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Shirley Temple movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Shirley Temple movies will be at the top of the list. Shirley Temple has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Shirley Temple movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Shirley Temple films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Shirley Temple role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Shirley Temple performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

With films ranging from Hidden Hollywood to Now I'll Tell, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Shirley Temple movies?" and "What are the greatest Shirley Temple roles of all time?"

Is Shirley Temple your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best George Burns and Lee Remick films lists too.

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    The Little Princess is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Cesar Romero, Anita Louise

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    Heidi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Sidney Blackmer, nm0871546

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    The Little Colonel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Hattie McDaniel, Lionel Barrymore

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    Curly Top is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Rochelle Hudson, John Boles

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    The Littlest Rebel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt

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    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Gloria Stuart, Randolph Scott

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    Poor Little Rich Girl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Gloria Stuart, Alice Faye

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    Bright Eyes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Jane Withers, James Dunn

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    Little Miss Broadway is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Edna May Oliver, Jimmy Durante

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    Stowaway is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Robert Young, Alice Faye

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    Captain January is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Buddy Ebsen, Slim Summerville

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    Dimples is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Frank Morgan, Helen Westley

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    Baby Take a Bow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Claire Trevor, James Dunn

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    Since You Went Away is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones

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    Just Around the Corner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Bert Lahr, Franklin Pangborn

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    Little Miss Marker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Adolphe Menjou, Dorothy Dell

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    Fort Apache is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Ward Bond

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    Susannah of the Mounties is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Margaret Lockwood

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    Wee Willie Winkie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Cesar Romero, Victor McLaglen

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    Stand Up and Cheer! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, James Dunn, John Boles

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    I'll Be Seeing You is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple, Joseph Cotten

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    The Bachelor and the Bobby-Sox... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, Myrna Loy

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    The Story of Seabiscuit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Barry Fitzgerald, Rosemary DeCamp

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    Mr. Belvedere Goes to College is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Clifton Webb, Peggie Castle

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    Young People is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, George Montgomery, Minor Watson

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    Miss Annie Rooney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Dickie Moore, Guy Kibbee

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    Kiss and Tell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Robert Benchley, Darryl Hickman

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    The Blue Bird is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Gale Sondergaard, Sterling Holloway

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    Ali Baba Goes to Town is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Lee J. Cobb, Gypsy Rose Lee

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    Shirley Temple: The Early Year... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple: The Early Years Shirley Temple

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    Pardon My Pups is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Pardon My Pups Shirley Temple, Junior Coghlan, Harry Myers

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    Our Little Girl is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Joel McCrea, Lyle Talbot

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    Carolina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Janet Gaynor, Robert Young

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    War Babies is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    War Babies Shirley Temple, Georgie Billings, Eugene Butler

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    That Hagen Girl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Lois Maxwell

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    Kathleen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Herbert Marshall, Laraine Day

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    Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Charlie Chaplin, Shirley Temple, Bing Crosby

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    Change of Heart is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple, Janet Gaynor

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    Shirley Temple Festival is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple Festival Shirley Temple, Andy Clyde

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    To the Last Man is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, John Carradine, Randolph Scott

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    Honeymoon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Guy Madison, Franchot Tone

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    Polly Tix in Washington is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Tommy Bond, Philip Hurlic

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    Out All Night is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, ZaSu Pitts, Slim Summerville

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    Hollywood Singing and Dancing:... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Hollywood Singing and Dancing: The 1930s Mickey Rooney, Shirley Temple, Deanna Durbin

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    The Kid's Last Fight is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    The Kid's Last Fight Shirley Temple, Arthur J. Maskery, Sidney Kibrick

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    The Red-Haired Alibi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    The Red-Haired Alibi Shirley Temple, Grant Withers, Arthur Hoyt

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    Mandalay is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Ricardo Cortez, Kay Francis

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    Kid 'in' Africa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Kid 'in' Africa Shirley Temple, Danny Boone Jr.

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    Now I'll Tell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Shirley Temple, Spencer Tracy, Alice Faye

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    As the Earth Turns is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Shirley Temple Movies

    Donald Woods, Jean Muir, Clara Blandick

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