The Best Movies of 1937

List of the best movies of 1937, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1937 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1937. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1937 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1937 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

This list has everything from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Dead End.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1937?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1937?"

1937 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1937. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1937 aren't just one persons opinion.
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  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    1
    Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: David Hand
  • The Awful Truth
    2
    Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Leo McCarey
  • The Grand Illusion
    3
    Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim, Jean Gabin
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Jean Renoir
  • The Prince and the Pauper
    4
    Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Billy Mauch
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: William Keighley
  • Captains Courageous
    5
    Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Victor Fleming
  • The Prisoner of Zenda
    6
    Ronald Colman, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: John Cromwell
  • Lost Horizon
    7
    Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Sam Jaffe
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Frank Capra
  • Nothing Sacred
    8
    Carol Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: William A. Wellman
  • The Prisoner of Zenda
    9
    Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, Douglas Fairbanks
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: John Cromwell
  • A Star Is Born
    10
    Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: William A. Wellman
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
    11
    Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Leo McCarey
  • Easy Living
    12
    Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold, Ray Milland
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
  • Heidi
    13
    Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Allan Dwan
  • Shall We Dance
    14
    Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Eric Blore
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Mark Sandrich
  • Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves
    15
    Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, Gus Wickie
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Dave Fleischer
  • Angel
    16
    Marlene Dietrich, Melvyn Douglas, Herbert Marshall
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
  • Maytime
    17
    Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, John Barrymore
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
  • The Good Earth
    18
    Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Sidney Franklin
  • Stage Door
    19
    Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Gregory La Cava
  • Kid Galahad
    20
    Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Michael Curtiz
  • Internes Can't Take Money
    21
    Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Lloyd Nolan
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Alfred Santell
  • Zorro Rides Again
    22
    Noah Beery, Jr., Noah Beery
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: William Witney, John English
  • The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
    23
    Joan Crawford, William Powell, Robert Montgomery
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Richard Boleslawski, George Fitzmaurice
  • You Only Live Once
    25
    Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Fritz Lang