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The Best Betty Grable Movies  

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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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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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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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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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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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Betty Grable, Victor Mature
Wabash Avenue is a 1950 musical film directed by Henry Koster.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie
Song of the Islands is a 1951 musical comedy film directed by Walter Lang.
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Betty Grable, Rory Calhoun, Macdonald Carey
Meet Me After the Show is a 1951 film directed by Richard Sale.
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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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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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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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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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Betty Grable, Jane Wyman, Victor Mature
Footlight Serenade is a 1942 film directed by Gregory Ratoff.