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

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

Examples include Mother Wore Tights and Let's Go Places.

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

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Mother Wore Tights Betty Grable, Anne Baxter, Dan Dailey Mother Wore Tights is a 1947 Technicolor musical film starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey as married vaudeville performers, directed by Walter Lang. This was Grable and Dailey's first film ...more

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The Dolly Sisters Betty Grable, June Haver, Sig Ruman The Dolly Sisters is a 1945 American Technicolor biographical film about the Dolly Sisters, identical twins who became famous as entertainers on Broadway and in Europe in the early years of the ...more

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Coney Island Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Phil Silvers Coney Island is a 1943 American Technicolor musical film released by Twentieth Century Fox and starring Betty Grable in one of her biggest hits. A "gay nineties" musical it also ...more

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Tin Pan Alley Betty Grable, Alice Faye, Billy Gilbert Tin Pan Alley is a 1940 musical film starring Alice Faye and Betty Grable as vaudeville singers/sisters and John Payne and Jack Oakie as songwriters in the years before World War I. Alfred ...more

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Diamond Horseshoe Betty Grable, Dick Haymes Diamond Horseshoe is a 1945 Technicolor musical film starring Betty Grable, directed by George Seaton, and released by 20th Century Fox.

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Moon Over Miami Betty Grable, Don Ameche, Carole Landis Moon Over Miami is a 1941 Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang, with Betty Grable and Don Ameche in leading roles and co-starring Robert Cummings, Carole Landis, Jack Haley, and ...more

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Down Argentine Way Betty Grable, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda Down Argentine Way is a 1940 Technicolor musical film made by Twentieth Century Fox. It made a star of Betty Grable in her first leading role for the studio, and introduced American audiences to ...more

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Springtime in the Rockies Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Carmen Miranda Springtime in the Rockies is an American Technicolor musical comedy film released by Twentieth Century Fox in 1942. A Betty Grable vehicle, with support from John Payne, Carmen Miranda, Cesar ...more

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Wabash Avenue Betty Grable, Victor Mature Wabash Avenue is a 1950 musical film directed by Henry Koster.

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How to Marry a Millionaire Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable How to Marry a Millionaire is a 1953 American romantic comedy film directed by Jean Negulesco and produced and written by Nunnally Johnson. The film stars Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, and ...more

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Sweet Rosie O'Grady Betty Grable, Robert Young, Adolphe Menjou Sweet Rosie O'Grady is a 1943 Technicolor musical film about an American singer who attempts to better herself by marrying an English duke, but is harassed by a reporter. It stars Betty Grable ...more

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When My Baby Smiles at Me Betty Grable, Dan Dailey When My Baby Smiles at Me is a musical film released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey. This is the third film based on the popular Broadway ...more

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A Yank in the R.A.F. Betty Grable, Tyrone Power, Fortunio Bonanova A Yank in the R.A.F. is a 1941 American black-and-white war film directed by Henry King, and is considered a typical early-World War II film. Originally titled The Eagle Squadron, it is based on ...more

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I Wake Up Screaming Betty Grable, Carole Landis, Victor Mature I Wake Up Screaming is a 1941 film noir. It is based on the novel of the same name by Steve Fisher, who co-wrote the screenplay with Dwight Taylor. The film stars Betty Grable, Victor Mature and ...more

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My Blue Heaven Betty Grable, Jane Wyatt, Mitzi Gaynor My Blue Heaven is a 1950 Technicolor musical film directed by Henry Koster and starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey.

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Pin Up Girl Nat King Cole, Betty Grable, Martha Raye Pin Up Girl is a 1944 20th Century Fox Technicolor musical romantic comedy motion picture starring Betty Grable, John Harvey, Martha Raye, and Joe E. Brown. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and ...more

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The Farmer Takes a Wife Julie Newmar, Betty Grable, Thelma Ritter The Farmer Takes a Wife is a 1953 romantic musical comedy film directed by Henry Levin.

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The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Harry Morgan The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend is a 1949 romantic comedy Western film starring Betty Grable and featuring Cesar Romero and Rudy Vallee. It was directed by Preston Sturges and written by ...more

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Meet Me After the Show Betty Grable, Rory Calhoun, Macdonald Carey Meet Me After the Show is a 1951 film directed by Richard Sale.

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Song of the Islands Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie Song of the Islands is a 1951 musical comedy film directed by Walter Lang.

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Call Me Mister Betty Grable, Dan Dailey Call Me Mister is a 1951 musical film released by Twentieth Century-Fox. The feature was directed by Lloyd Bacon and re-written from the 1946 Broadway play version by Albert E. Lewin and Burt ...more

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The Shocking Miss Pilgrim Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Dick Haymes The Shocking Miss Pilgrim is a 1947 American musical comedy film written and directed by George Seaton, starring Betty Grable and Dick Haymes. The screenplay, based on a story by Frederica Sagor ...more

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Footlight Serenade Betty Grable, Jane Wyman, Victor Mature Footlight Serenade is a 1942 film directed by Gregory Ratoff.

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The Gay Divorcee Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Betty Grable The Gay Divorcee is a 1934 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It also features Alice Brady, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore and Erik ...more

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Three for the Show Jack Lemmon, Betty Grable, Marge Champion Three for the Show is a 1955 Technicolor and in CinemaScope musical comedy remake of Too Many Husbands. It stars actress Betty Grable, in her last musical, opposite Jack Lemmon, Gower Champion ...more

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That Lady in Ermine Betty Grable, Cesar Romero, Douglas Fairbanks That Lady in Ermine is a 1948 American musical film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay by Samson Raphaelson is based on the operetta Die Frau im Hermelin by Rudolph Schanzer and Ernst ...more

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Follow the Fleet Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire Follow the Fleet is a 1936 Hollywood musical comedy film with a nautical theme which stars Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and features Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard, and Astrid Allwyn, with ...more

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Give Me a Sailor Bob Hope, Betty Grable, Martha Raye Give Me a Sailor is a 1938 film directed by Elliott Nugent. It stars Martha Raye and Bob Hope. This was the third film co-starring Martha Raye and Bob Hope and the first time that Paramount ...more

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Million Dollar Legs Betty Grable Million Dollar Legs is a 1939 film directed by Edward Dmytryk and Nick Grinde.

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How to Be Very, Very Popular Betty Grable, Charles Coburn, Robert Cummings How to Be Very, Very Popular is a 1955 film directed by Nunnally Johnson.

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Thrill of a Lifetime Betty Grable Thrill of a Lifetime is a 1937 romantic comedy film directed by George Archainbaud.

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College Swing Bob Hope, George Burns, Betty Grable College Swing, also known as Swing, Teacher, Swing in the U.K., is a 1938 comedy film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring George Burns, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, and Bob Hope. The movie ...more

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Happy Days Betty Grable, Janet Gaynor, Stuart Erwin Happy Days is an 80 minute musical film, notable for being the first feature film shown entirely in widescreen anywhere in the world. French director Abel Gance's Napoléon had a final ...more

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Pigskin Parade Judy Garland, Betty Grable, Patsy Kelly Pigskin Parade is a 1936 musical comedy film which tells the story of husband and wife college football coaches who convince a backwoods player to play for their team so they can go to the big ...more

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Man About Town Betty Grable, Jack Benny, Dorothy Lamour Man About Town is a 1939 musical comedy film starring Jack Benny and Dorothy Lamour. A producer tries to get his leading lady take him seriously romantically by pursuing other women.

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Palmy Days Betty Grable, George Raft, Eddie Cantor Palmy Days is an American musical comedy film written by Eddie Cantor, Morrie Ryskind, and David Freedman, directed by A. Edward Sutherland, and choreographed by Busby Berkeley. The film stars ...more

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Child of Manhattan Betty Grable, John Boles, Buck Jones Child of Manhattan is a 1933 Pre-code Columbia Pictures melodrama film based on the play Child of Manhattan by Preston Sturges, which was presented on Broadway in 1932. The film was directed by ...more

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Don't Turn 'em Loose Betty Grable, Lewis Stone, Frank M. Thomas Don't Turn 'em Loose is a 1936 action crime drama film written by Harry Segall and Ferdinand Reyher, based from the story by Thomas Walsh and directed by Benjamin Stoloff.

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Hold 'Em Jail Betty Grable, Edna May Oliver, Edgar Kennedy Hold 'Em Jail is a 1932 comedy and sport film written by Walter DeLeon, S.J. Perelman, Albert Ray, Mark Sandrich and Eddie Welch and directed by Norman Taurog, based on the story by Lew Lupton ...more

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This Way Please Betty Grable This Way Please is a 1937 American musical comedy, featuring Charles Rogers, a popular singer from the days of vaudeville entertainment. According to historian Martin Grams, this motion picture ...more

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Whoopee! Betty Grable, Eddie Cantor, Eleanor Hunt Whoopee! is a 1930 American "All-Talking All-Color" musical comedy film photographed in two-color Technicolor. The plot of the film closely followed the 1928 stage show produced by

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Melody Cruise Betty Grable Melody Cruise is a 1933 film directed by Mark Sandrich.

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Campus Confessions Betty Grable Campus Confessions is a 1938 American film directed by George Archainbaud, featuring Betty Grable in her first starring role, and American basketball player Hank Luisetti in his only film

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Old Man Rhythm Lucille Ball, Betty Grable, Bess Flowers Old Man Rhythm is a 1935 comedy musical film based on the story by Lewis E. Gensler, Don Hartman and Sig Herzig, written by H.W. Hanemann, Sig Herzig and Ernest Pagano and directed by Edward

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The Greeks Had a Word for Them Betty Grable, Joan Blondell, Ina Claire The Greeks Had a Word for Them, also known as Three Broadway Girls, is a Pre-Code comedy film directed by Lowell Sherman, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and released by United Artists. It stars ...more

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The Nitwits is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Betty Grable Movies
The Nitwits Betty Grable, Evelyn Brent, Erik Rhodes The Nitwits is a 1935 comedy film directed by George Stevens.

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Kiki Betty Grable, Mary Pickford, Reginald Denny Kiki is a 1931 romantic comedy starring Mary Pickford and Reginald Denny, directed by Sam Taylor. The film is a remake of the 1926 version starring Norma Talmadge.

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New Movietone Follies of 1930 Betty Grable, El Brendel, Marjorie White New Movietone Follies of 1930 is a 1930 American musical film released by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Benjamin Stoloff. The film stars El Brendel and Marjorie White who also costarred in ...more

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Do You Love Me Maureen O'Hara, Betty Grable Do You Love Me is a 1946 musical film directed by Gregory Ratoff.

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The Day the Bookies Wept Betty Grable, Dick Lane, Vinton Hayworth The Day the Bookies Wept is a 1939 comedy film based on the story by Daniel Fuchs, written by Bert Granet and George Jeske and directed by Leslie Goodwins.