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The Best Mae West Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 176 votes 54 voters 5.8k views 12 items

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List of the best Mae West movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Mae West'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 Mae West movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mae West movies will be at the top of the list. Mae West has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Mae West movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Mae West films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This is a list that features films like The Heat's On and Go West, Young Man.

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

Movie fans who love Mae West have also been known to enjoy films starring Jean Harlow and Joan Crawford.

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Cary Grant, Mae West, Edward Arnold

Released: 1933

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

I'm No Angel is Mae West's third motion picture. West received sole story and screenplay credit. A young Cary Grant plays her leading man for the second time. Being Pre-Code, this was one of the ...more
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Cary Grant, Mae West, Rochelle Hudson

Released: 1933

Directed by: Lowell Sherman

She Done Him Wrong is a Pre-Code 1933 Paramount Pictures comedy romance starring Mae West and Cary Grant. Its plot includes melodramatic and musical elements. The supporting cast features Owen ...more
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Mae West, W. C. Fields, Margaret Hamilton

Released: 1940

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

My Little Chickadee is a Universal comedy/western motion picture starring Mae West and W. C. Fields, with Joseph Calleia, Ruth Donnelly, Margaret Hamilton, Donald Meek, Willard Robertson, Dick ...more
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Mae West

Released: 1934

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Belle of the Nineties is Mae West's fourth motion picture, directed by Leo McCarey and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was based on West's original story It Ain't No Sin which was also ...more
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Go West, Young Man Mae West, Randolph Scott, Warren William

Released: 1936

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Go West, Young Man is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Mae West, Warren William, and Randolph Scott. Released by Paramount Pictures and based on the play ...more
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Mae West, Victor McLaglen

Released: 1936

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Klondike Annie is a 1936 black-and-white comedy drama film starring Mae West and Victor McLaglen. The film was co-written by West from her play "Frisco Kate", which she wrote in 1921. ...more
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Alice Cooper, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon

Released: 1978

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Sextette is a 1978 American comedy/musical motion picture released by Crown International Pictures. The film stars Mae West. Other actors in the cast included Timothy Dalton, Dom DeLuise, Tony ...more

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Mae West, George Raft, Constance Cummings

Released: 1932

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Night After Night is a 1932 American Pre-Code drama film starring George Raft, Constance Cummings, and Mae West in her first movie role. Others in the cast include Wynne Gibson, Alison ...more
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Goin' to Town is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mae West Movies
Goin' to Town Mae West

Released: 1935

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Goin' To Town is a 1935 musical comedy film released by Paramount Pictures. It starred Mae West and featured Paul Cavanagh, Marjorie Gateson and Monroe Owsley.
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Every Day's a Holiday is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mae West Movies
Every Day's a Holiday Mae West

Released: 1937

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Every Day's a Holiday is a comedy film starring and co-written by Mae West, directed by A. Edward Sutherland, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film, released on December 18, 1937, also ...more
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Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett, Tom Selleck

Released: 1970

Directed by: Michael Sarne

Myra Breckinridge is a 1970 American comedy film based on Gore Vidal's 1968 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Michael Sarne, and featured Raquel Welch in the title role. It also ...more

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The Heat's On Mae West, William Gaxton, Victor Moore

Released: 1943

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

The Heat's On is a film directed by Gregory Ratoff released on Dec 2, 1943.