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

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

The Wild Party and The Lawful Cheater are included in this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Clara Bow movies?" and "What are the greatest Clara Bow roles of all time?"
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Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Lloyd Corrigan "It" is a 1927 silent romantic comedy film which tells the story of a shop girl who sets her sights on the handsome and wealthy boss of the department store where she works. It is ...more

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Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Hedda Hopper Wings is a 1927 American silent war film set during the First World War produced by Lucien Hubbard, directed by William A. Wellman and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Clara Bow, Charles ...more

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Clara Bow, Eugene Pallette, Ernest Torrence Mantrap is a 1926 American black-and-white silent film based on the novel of the same name by Sinclair Lewis. Mantrap stars Clara Bow, Percy Marmont, Ernest Torrence, Ford Sterling, and Eugene ...more

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Thelma Todd, Clara Bow, Gilbert Roland Call Her Savage is a Pre-Code drama film directed by John Francis Dillon and starring Clara Bow. The film was Bow's second-to-last film role.

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Clara Bow, Duke Kahanamoku, Clive Brook Hula is a 1927 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Victor Fleming, and based on the novel Hula, a Romance of Hawaii by Armine von Tempski. The film stars Clara Bow and was released ...more

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Clara Bow, James Gleason, Richard Cromwell Hoop-La is a 1933 American pre-code drama film starring Clara Bow in what was her final film role. It was directed by Frank Lloyd and released by Fox Film Corporation, with Preston Foster, ...more

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Fredric March, Clara Bow, Jack Oakie The Wild Party is a Pre-Code film directed by Dorothy Arzner, released by Paramount Pictures, and known as Clara Bow's first talkie.

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Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Esther Ralston Children of Divorce is a 1927 American silent romantic drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, and Gary Cooper. Adapted from the 1927 novel of the same name by ...more

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Clara Bow, Raymond McKee, Marguerite Courtot Down to the Sea in Ships is a 1922 American silent romantic drama film about a 19th-century Massachusetts whaling family. Directed by Elmer Clifton, the film stars William Walcott, Marguerite ...more

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Thelma Todd, Clara Bow, Norman Foster No Limit is a 1931 American comedy film starring Clara Bow, Norman Foster, Stuart Erwin, Thelma Todd, Dixie Lee, and Mischa Auer.

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Clara Bow, Reed Howes, Arthur Housman Rough House Rosie is a 1927 American silent romantic comedy film produced and released by Paramount Pictures and directed by Frank Strayer. The film is a starring vehicle for Clara Bow who was ...more

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Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Janet Gaynor The Plastic Age is a 1925 black-and-white silent film, starring Clara Bow, Donald Keith, and Gilbert Roland in his film debut. The film survives today not only on 16 mm film, but also on video ...more

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Clara Bow, Josef Swickard, Harrison Ford Previously considered lost, Maytime (1923) is a romance drama film directed by Louis J. Gasnier, was recently found in the New Zealand Film Archive in Wellington NZ, It is being shipped to the ...more

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Clara Bow, Mildred Harris, Jack Richardson The Daring Years is 1923 American silent melodrama, directed by Kenneth Webb and produced by Daniel Carson Goodman. The film starred Mildred Harris, Clara Bow, Charles Emmett Mack, and Tyrone ...more

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Dangerous Curves Clara Bow, Kay Francis, Richard Arlen Dangerous Curves is an American motion picture starring Clara Bow and Richard Arlen. It was released by Paramount Pictures and was the first Hollywood film for Kay Francis.

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Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, Fay Wray Paramount on Parade is an all-star revue released by Paramount Pictures, directed by several directors including Edmund Goulding, Dorothy Arzner, Ernst Lubitsch, Rowland V. Lee, A. Edward ...more

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Jean Harlow, Jean Arthur, Clara Bow The Saturday Night Kid is an early talking romantic comedy film about two sisters and the man they both want. It stars Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, James Hall, and in her first credited role, Jean ...more

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Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Lane Chandler Red Hair is a 1928 silent film starring Clara Bow and Lane Chandler, directed by Clarence G. Badger, based on a novel by Elinor Glyn, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film had one ...more

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Clara Bow, Richard Arlen, James Pierce Ladies of the Mob is a silent film directed by William Wellman, produced by Jesse L. Lasky and Adolph Zukor for Famous Players-Lasky, and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film is based on ...more

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Clara Bow, Norman Pritchard, Alice Joyce Dancing Mothers is a 1926 black & white silent film drama, produced by Paramount Pictures, in late 1925. The film was directed by Herbert Brenon, and stars Alice Joyce, Conway Tearle, and ...more

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Clara Bow, Corinne Griffith, Alan Hale Black Oxen is a 1923 American silent fantasy/romantic drama film starring Corinne Griffith, Conway Tearle and Clara Bow. Directed by Frank Lloyd, the film is based on the controversial and ...more

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Clara Bow, Eddie Cantor Kid Boots is a 1926 American silent feature film directed by Frank Tuttle, and based on the 1923 musical written by William Anthony McGuire and Otto Harbach. This was Eddie Cantor's first film. ...more

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Clara Bow Kick In is a sound film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film, based on the 1914 Broadway play by Willard Mack which had starred John Barrymore, was ...more

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Clara Bow, Huntley Gordon, Myrtle Stedman Wine was a 1924 American silent melodrama directed by Louis J. Gasnier, produced and released by Universal Pictures under their 'Jewel' banner. The film featured Clara Bow in her first starring ...more

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Kiss Me Again Clara Bow, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost Kiss Me Again was a 1925 American silent film comedy-romance directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It stars Marie Prevost, Monte Blue and Clara Bow. The film was based on the French play ...more

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Her Wedding Night Clara Bow, Charlie Ruggles, Wilson Benge

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Daughters of Pleasure Clara Bow, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost Daughters of Pleasure is a 1924 American silent romantic comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring Marie Prevost and Monte Blue. Based on a story by Caleb Proctor, the film features ...more

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Free to Love is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Clara Bow Movies
Free to Love Clara Bow, Donald Keith, Raymond McKee Free to Love is a 1925 silent film starring Clara Bow and Donald Keith. A copy of this film still survives at UCLA Film and Tv.

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Eve's Lover Clara Bow, Irene Rich, Bert Lytell Eve's Lover is a 1925 drama film written by Darryl F. Zanuck and Lucy Clifford and directed by Roy Del Ruth.

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Clara Bow, Diana Serra Cary Helen's Babies is a 1924 silent comedy film directed by William A. Seiter, based on the 1876 novel Helen's Babies by John Habberton.

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The Lawful Cheater Clara Bow, Raymond McKee, Fred Kelsey The Lawful Cheater, sometimes referred to as Lawful Cheaters, is a 1925 American silent crime-drama film written by Frank O'Connor and Adele S. Buffington, directed by O’Connor for B.P. ...more

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My Lady's Lips William Powell, Clara Bow, Frank Keenan My Lady's Lips is a 1925 silent drama film written by John F. Goodrich and directed by James P. Hogan for B.P. Schulberg and his Preferred Pictures Corporation. The film stars Alyce Mills, and ...more

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True to the Navy Fredric March, Clara Bow, Rex Bell True to the Navy is a 1930 Romantic comedy film directed by Frank Tuttle for Paramount Pictures. The film stars Clara Bow as a counter girl at a San Diego drugstore with a predilection for ...more

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Clara Bow Get Your Man is an American silent motion picture produced by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation, and released in 1927. The film was directed by Dorothy Arzner and stars Clara Bow, Charles ...more

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The House That Shadows Built Gary Cooper, Groucho Marx, Claudette Colbert The House That Shadows Built is a short feature film from Paramount Pictures, made to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the studio's founding in 1912. The film was a promotional film for ...more

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Clara Bow, Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens Enemies of Women is a 1923 silent romantic drama film directed by Alan Crosland and starring Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens, Gladys Hulette, Pedro de Cordoba, and Paul Panzer. The film was ...more

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Clara Bow, Billie Dove, Harry T. Morey Beyond the Rainbow is a 1922 American silent drama film starring Billie Dove and Harry T. Morey. The film is also notable as the first film actress Clara Bow appeared in. A 16mm print of the ...more