The Best Clara Bow Movies

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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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  • "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 based on a novella ...more
  • 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 by ...more
  • 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 making her ...more
  • 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 then ...more
  • 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 and ...more
  • The Wild Party is a Pre-Code film directed by Dorothy Arzner, released by Paramount Pictures, and known as Clara Bow's first talkie.
  • Actually the offspring of a Native American man and a white woman, tempestuous Texas heiress Nasa Springer (Clara Bow) grows up believing her father to be Pete Springer (Willard Robertson), a ...more
  • With World War I afoot, David Armstrong (Richard Arlen) and Jack Powell (Charles "Buddy" Rogers) join the military with an eye toward flying American fighter planes. They leave behind Mary Preston ...more
  • Backwoods Canadian Joe (Ernest Torrence), tired of his lonely existence in the rustic village of Mantrap, rolls into Minneapolis, weds flirtatious young manicurist Alverna (Clara Bow) and whisks her ...more
  • 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, Richard ...more
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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. A ...more
  • 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 Owen ...more
  • 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 sequence ...more
  • 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 Power, ...more
  • Eve's Lover is a 1925 drama film written by Darryl F. Zanuck and Lucy Clifford and directed by Roy Del Ruth.
  • 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 an ...more
  • 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
  • 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 Divorçons!, by ...more
  • 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.
  • 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 'Buddy' ...more
  • 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 United ...more
  • 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