Entertainment The Best Carole Lombard Movies  

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

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

This list is made up of a variety of films, including Bolero and Rumba.

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

If Carole Lombard movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Jean Harlow and Tyrone Power too.

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Carole Lombard, Jane Wyman, William Powell
My Man Godfrey is a 1936 American comedy-drama film directed by Gregory La Cava. The screenplay was written by Morrie Ryskind, with uncredited contributions by La Cava, based on 1101 Park ...more

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Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack
To Be or Not to Be is a 1942 American comedy directed by Ernst Lubitsch, about a troupe of actors in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who use their abilities at disguise and acting to fool the occupying ...more

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Carole Lombard, Hattie McDaniel, Margaret Hamilton
Nothing Sacred is a 1937 Technicolor screwball comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, produced by David O. Selznick, and starring Carole Lombard and Fredric March. with a supporting cast ...more

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Alfred Hitchcock, Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery
Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a 1941 screwball comedy film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, written by Norman Krasna, and starring Carole Lombard and Robert Montgomery. It also features Gene Raymond, ...more

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Carole Lombard, John Barrymore, Charles Lane
Twentieth Century is a 1934 American screwball comedy film. Much of the film is set on the 20th Century Limited train as it travels from Chicago to New York. The film was directed by Howard ...more

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James Stewart, Carole Lombard, Charles Coburn
Made for Each Other is a 1939 drama film directed by John Cromwell, produced by David O. Selznick, and starring Carole Lombard, James Stewart and Charles Coburn. Lombard and Stewart portray a ...more

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Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, John Barrymore
True Confession is a 1937 screwball comedy film starring Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, and John Barrymore. It was directed by Wesley Ruggles and based on the play Mon Crime, written by Georges ...more

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Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Grant Mitchell
No Man of Her Own is a 1932 romantic drama starring Clark Gable and Carole Lombard as a married couple in their only film together, several years before their own legendary marriage in real ...more

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Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis
In Name Only is a 1939 romantic film starring Cary Grant, Carole Lombard and Kay Francis. It was based on the 1935 novel Memory of Love by Bessie Breuer. The fictional town it is based in, ...more

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Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray
Hands Across the Table is a 1935 American romantic screwball comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Carole Lombard as a manicurist looking for a ...more

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Carole Lombard, Pat O'Brien
Virtue is a 1932 romance film starring Carole Lombard and Pat O'Brien.

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Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray
The Princess Comes Across is a 1936 mystery/comedy film directed by William K. Howard and starring Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray, the second of the four times they were paired together. ...more

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Carole Lombard, Anthony Quinn, Fred MacMurray
Swing High, Swing Low is a 1937 American romantic drama starring Carole Lombard and Fred MacMurray. This is the second film adaptation, after The Dance of Life and before When My Baby Smiles at ...more

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Shirley Temple, Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard
Now and Forever is a 1934 American drama film directed by Henry Hathaway. The screenplay by Vincent Lawrence and Sylvia Thalberg was based on a story by Jack Kirkland and Melville Baker. The ...more

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Carole Lombard, Cesar Romero, Preston Foster
Love Before Breakfast is a 1936 romantic comedy film starring Carole Lombard, Preston Foster, and Cesar Romero, based on Faith Baldwin's short story Spinster Dinner, published in ...more

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Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, George Burns
We're Not Dressing is a 1934 screwball musical comedy directed by Norman Taurog. Based on the 1902 J. M. Barrie play The Admirable Crichton, the film is about a beautiful yacht owner who becomes ...more

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Carole Lombard, C. Aubrey Smith, Lyle Talbot
No More Orchids is a 1932 comedy / drama film starring Carole Lombard and Lyle Talbot as mismatched lovers, based on the novel of the same name by Grace Perkins.

8 2
Lady by Choice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Carole Lombard Movies
Lady by Choice Carole Lombard, May Robson
Lady by Choice is a 1934 romantic drama film starring Carole Lombard as a fan dancer and May Robson as a homeless drunk who is asked to pose as the dancer's mother for a publicity stunt, with ...more

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Carole Lombard, Ray Milland, George Raft
Bolero is a musical drama film starring George Raft and Carole Lombard, and directed by Wesley Ruggles. The movie was a rare chance for Raft to star and to play a dancer, which had been his ...more

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Carole Lombard, Mary Pickford, Buddy Rogers
My Best Girl is a romantic comedy starring Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers, directed by Sam Taylor, and produced by Pickford. The movie is notable for co-starring Rogers, who would be Pickford's ...more

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Carole Lombard, Peter Cushing, Anne Shirley
Vigil in the Night is a 1940 film based on the 1939 serialized novel Vigil in the Night, by A. J. Cronin. The film was produced and directed by George Stevens and stars Carole Lombard, Brian ...more

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Carole Lombard, Frank Morgan, Miriam Hopkins
Fast and Loose is a 1930 romantic comedy film directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and starring Miriam Hopkins, Carole Lombard and Frank Morgan. The film was written by Doris Anderson, Jack Kirkland and ...more

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Carole Lombard, Antonio Sabàto, Jr.
High Voltage is an American film, produced by Pathé Exchange and directed by Howard Higgin. The film stars William Boyd, Diane Ellis, Owen Moore, Phillips Smalley, Billy Bevan and Carole ...more

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Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Mary Pickford
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a 1925 American epic silent film directed by Fred Niblo. It stars Ramón Novarro and Francis X. Bushman, and is based on the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of ...more

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Carole Lombard, ZaSu Pitts, Chester Morris
The Gay Bride is a 1934 black-and-white gangster screwball comedy starring Carole Lombard as a wisecracking gold-digger and Chester Morris as the poor man she despises. It was directed by Jack ...more