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

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

Examples of films on this list: Father's Little Dividend, Hullabaloo and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Billie Burke movies?" and "What are the greatest Billie Burke roles of all time?"
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Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore Dinner at Eight is a Pre-Code 1933 comedy of manners / drama starring Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Lee Tracy, Edmund Lowe, and Billie Burke, and ...more

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Constance Bennett, Billie Burke, Brian Aherne Merrily We Live is a comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod, starring Constance Bennett and Brian Aherne and featuring Ann Dvorak, Bonita Granville, Billie Burke, Tom Brown, Alan Mowbray, ...more

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Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful ...more

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Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Mary Wickes The Man Who Came to Dinner is a 1942 American comedy film directed by William Keighley, and starring Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan and Monty Woolley as the title character. The screenplay by Julius ...more

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Irving Berlin, Johnny Weissmuller, Eddie Cantor Glorifying the American Girl is a 1929 musical comedy film produced by Florenz Ziegfeld that highlights Ziegfeld Follies performers. The last third of the film is basically a Follies production, ...more

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Paul Newman, Robert Vaughn, Adam West The Young Philadelphians is a 1959 drama film starring Paul Newman, Barbara Rush and Alexis Smith, and directed by Vincent Sherman. Robert Vaughn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best ...more

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Paulette Goddard, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. The Young in Heart is a 1938 American comedy film produced by David O. Selznick, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Paulette Goddard, Roland Young, ...more

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David Niven, Loretta Young, Eve Arden Eternally Yours is a 1939 American United Artists film produced and directed by Tay Garnett with Walter Wanger as executive producer, from a screenplay by C. Graham Baker and Gene Towne. It ...more

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Woody Strode, Jeffrey Hunter, Billie Burke Sergeant Rutledge is a 1960 Western and military courtroom drama starring Woody Strode and Jeffrey Hunter. It was directed by John Ford and shot on location in Monument Valley, Utah. The film ...more

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Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young Topper is an American comedy film starring Constance Bennett and Cary Grant which tells the story of a stuffy, stuck-in-his-ways man, Cosmo Topper who is haunted by the ghosts of a fun-loving ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Father of the Bride is a 1950 American comedy film about a man trying to cope with preparations for his daughter's upcoming wedding. The movie stars Spencer Tracy in the titular role, Joan ...more

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Joan Blondell, Carole Landis, Roland Young Topper Returns is the third and final entry in the initial series of films inspired by the novels of Thorne Smith. It followed Topper and Topper Takes a Trip. As in the prior movies, Roland ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Father's Little Dividend is a 1951 comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, and Elizabeth Taylor. The movie is the sequel to Father of the Bride. ...more

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Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young Topper Takes a Trip is a 1938 film sequel of Topper Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke and Alan Mowbray reprised their roles from the earlier movie; only Cary Grant was missing. A ...more

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Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Billie Burke The Barkleys of Broadway is a 1949 musical film from the Arthur Freed unit at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that reunited Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers after ten years apart. Directed by Charles Walters, ...more

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Joan Bennett, George Raft, Billie Burke She Couldn't Take It is a 1935 comedy film made at Columbia Pictures, directed by Tay Garnett, written by C. Graham Baker, Gene Towne and Oliver H.P. Garrett, and starring George Raft and Joan ...more

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Edna May Oliver Parnell is a 1937 biographical film released by MGM starring Clark Gable as Charles Stewart Parnell, the famous Irish politician. It is considered Gable's worst film, and is classified in The ...more

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Joseph Schildkraut, Eugene Pallette, Billie Burke The Cheaters also known as The Castaway, is a Christmas tale about a has-been actor invited to Christmas dinner by a rich family, directed by Joseph Kane. Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke and ...more

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Judy Garland, Fanny Brice, Reginald Owen Everybody Sing is a 1938 musical comedy film starring Judy Garland, Allan Jones, Fanny Brice, Reginald Owen and Billie Burke.

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Nat King Cole, Ann Miller, Fay Wray Small Town Girl is a 1953 musical film directed by László Kardos and starring Jane Powell, Farley Granger, and Ann Miller. Busby Berkeley choreographed several dance numbers. Bobby ...more

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Cedric Hardwicke, Frances Dee, Miriam Hopkins Becky Sharp is an American historical drama film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Miriam Hopkins. Other supporting cast were Frances Dee, Cedric Hardwicke, Billie Burke, Alison ...more

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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel In This Our Life is a 1942 American drama film, the second to be directed by John Huston. The screenplay by Howard Koch is based on the 1941 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title by ...more

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Ginger Rogers, Frances Dee, Billie Burke Finishing School is a 1934 romantic drama film starring Frances Dee as a young woman who gets into trouble after being sent to a finishing school by her neglectful parents. This film was ...more

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Joan Crawford, Robert Young, Franchot Tone The Bride Wore Red is a 1937 film, directed by Dorothy Arzner, and starring Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Robert Young and Billie Burke. It was based on the unproduced play The Bride from ...more

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Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell Forsaking All Others is a 1934 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by W.S. Van Dyke, and starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Robert Montgomery. The screenplay was written by Joseph ...more

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Oliver Hardy, Hattie McDaniel, Billie Burke Zenobia is a 1939 comedy film starring Oliver Hardy, Harry Langdon, Billie Burke, Alice Brady, James Ellison, Jean Parker, June Lang, Stepin Fetchit, and Hattie McDaniel. It is one of the few ...more

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Adolphe Menjou, Pola Negri, Billie Burke Hi Diddle Diddle is a black-and-white American comedy film made in 1943 directed by Andrew L. Stone and starring Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Dennis O'Keefe, June Havoc, Billie Burke, and Pola ...more

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Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Roland Young They All Kissed the Bride is a Columbia Pictures screwball film starring Joan Crawford and Melvyn Douglas. The film was directed by Alexander Hall and produced by Edward Kaufman. The screenplay ...more

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Katharine Hepburn, John Barrymore, Billie Burke A Bill of Divorcement is a 1932 drama film written by Clemence Dane, Howard Estabrook and Harry Wagstaff Gribble and directed by George Cukor.

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Edna May Oliver, Margaret Sullavan, Reginald Denny Only Yesterday is a 1933 drama film about a young woman who becomes pregnant by her boyfriend before he rushes off to fight in World War I. It stars Margaret Sullavan and John Boles. The film ...more

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Robert Montgomery, Frank Morgan, Robert Benchley Piccadilly Jim is a 1936 romantic comedy film directed by Robert Z. Leonard. The film is based on the novel Piccadilly Jim written by P. G. Wodehouse.

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The Misleading Widow Billie Burke The Misleading Widow is a silent film comedy directed by John S. Robertson and starring Billie Burke. The film is based on the play Billeted by F. Tennyson Jesse and H. M. Harwood and was ...more

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Sadie Love Billie Burke Sadie Love is a lost 1919 American silent comedy film distributed by Paramount Pictures and directed by John S. Robertson. It is based on a 1915 stage play of the same name by Avery Hopwood and ...more

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Gloria's Romance Billie Burke, Richard Barthelmess, David Powell Gloria's Romance is a 1916 silent film serial starring Billie Burke. The film debut of Richard Barthelmess. It was written by Rupert Hughes and his wife and produced by George Kleine. Walter ...more

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Peggy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Billie Burke Movies
Peggy Billie Burke Peggy is a 1916 American silent comedy film produced and directed by Thomas Ince and stars Billie Burke in her motion picture debut.

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We're Rich Again Edna May Oliver, Reginald Denny, Buster Crabbe We're Rich Again is a 1934 comedy film based on the play "And Let Who Will Be Clever" by Alden Nash, written by Ray Harris and directed by William A. Seiter.

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Phil Silvers, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke The Wild Man of Borneo is a 1941 film written by Waldo Salt & John McClain and directed by Robert B. Sinclair

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Ann Rutherford, Frank Morgan, Reginald Owen The Ghost Comes Home is a 1940 comedy drama romance film based on the play by Georg Kaiser, written by Richard Maibaum, Harry Ruskin, Leonard Lee and Herman J. Mankiewicz, and directed by ...more

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Swing Out, Sister Billie Burke, Rod Cameron Swing Out, Sister is a 1945 American musical comedy film starring Arthur Treacher, Rod Cameron and Billie Burke. Two people get jobs anonymously at a jazz club without telling their upper-class ...more

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Eve Arden, Howard Da Silva, Ruth Warrick Three Husbands is a 1951 American film directed by Irving Reis.

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The Mysterious Miss Terry Billie Burke The Mysterious Miss Terry is a 1917 silent film mystery drama produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. The film stars Billie Burke, who at the time was a ...more

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The Captain Is a Lady is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Billie Burke Movies
The Captain Is a Lady Charles Coburn, Virginia Grey, Billie Burke The Captain Is a Lady is a 1940 comedy film based on the novel by Louise Forsslund, written by Henry Clark and directed by Robert B. Sinclair.

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Society Doctor Robert Taylor, Virginia Bruce, Billie Burke Society Doctor is a 1935 film.

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The Education of Elizabeth Fredric March, Billie Burke The Education of Elizabeth is a 1921 silent film comedy-romance produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Edward Dillon and stars stage star ...more

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The Land of Promise is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Billie Burke Movies
The Land of Promise Billie Burke, Thomas Meighan The Land of Promise is a 1917 silent film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Joseph Kaufman and starred Billie Burke and Thomas Meighan. ...more

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Away Goes Prudence is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Billie Burke Movies
Away Goes Prudence Billie Burke Away Goes Prudence is a silent film comedy produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. This picture was directed by John S. Robertson and starred Billie Burke. Screen ...more

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The Frisky Mrs. Johnson Billie Burke The Frisky Mrs. Johnson is a 1920 silent film comedy starring Billie Burke. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. It is based on a 1903 Broadway ...more

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Reginald Owen, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray The Dover Road is a 1934 American romantic comedy film directed by J. Walter Ruben and starring Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook and Billie Burke. It was adapted by writer Henry William Hanemann from ...more

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Frank Morgan, Reginald Owen, Virginia Grey Hullabaloo is a 1940 musical comedy film directed by Edwin L. Marin and written by Nat Perrin. It stars Frank Morgan, Virginia Grey, Dan Dailey, Billie Burke, Donald Meek, Reginald Owen and ...more

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Dulcy Ann Sothern, Ian Hunter, Roland Young Dulcy is a 1940 comedy film written by Albert Mannheimer, Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, and directed by S. Sylvan Simon.