The Best Billie Burke Movies  

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Glorifying the American Girl 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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