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The Best Clara Bow Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 460 votes 79 voters 7.6k views37 items

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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.

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  • 1
    It
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    10

    It

    Gary Cooper, Clara Bow

    Released1927

    Directed byJosef von Sternberg, Clarence G. Badger

    "It" is a 1927 silent romantic comedy film which tells the story of a shop girl who sets her... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 2
    Wings
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    11

    Wings

    Gary Cooper, Clara Bow

    Released1927

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Wings is a 1927 American silent war film set during the First World War produced by Lucien... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Hula
    9
    4

    Hula

    Clara Bow, Duke Kahanamoku

    Released1927

    Directed byVictor Fleming

    Hula is a 1927 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Victor Fleming, and based on... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    Dangerous Curves
    8
    2

    Dangerous Curves

    Clara Bow, Kay Francis

    Released1929

    Directed byLothar Mendes

    Dangerous Curves is an American motion picture starring Clara Bow and Richard Arlen. It was... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 5
    Mantrap
    12
    9

    Mantrap

    Clara Bow, Eugene Pallette

    Released1926

    Directed byVictor Fleming

    Mantrap is a 1926 American black-and-white silent film based on the novel of the same name by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 6
    The Wild Party
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    8

    The Wild Party

    Fredric March, Clara Bow

    Released1929

    Directed byDorothy Arzner

    The Wild Party is a Pre-Code film directed by Dorothy Arzner, released by Paramount Pictures,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Call Her Savage
    12
    10

    Call Her Savage

    Thelma Todd, Clara Bow

    Released1932

    Directed byJohn Francis Dillon

    Call Her Savage is a Pre-Code drama film directed by John Francis Dillon and starring Clara... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 8
    Down to the Sea in Ships
    7
    4

    Down to the Sea in Ships

    Clara Bow, Raymond McKee

    Released1922

    Directed byElmer Clifton

    Down to the Sea in Ships is a 1922 American silent romantic drama film about a 19th-century... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Maytime
    5
    2

    Maytime

    Clara Bow, Josef Swickard

    Released1923

    Directed byLouis J. Gasnier

    Previously considered lost, Maytime (1923) is a romance drama film directed by Louis J.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    The Plastic Age
    7
    4

    The Plastic Age

    Clark Gable, Carole Lombard

    Released1925

    Directed byWesley Ruggles

    The Plastic Age is a 1925 black-and-white silent film, starring Clara Bow, Donald Keith, and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    No Limit
    6
    3

    No Limit

    Thelma Todd, Clara Bow

    Released1931

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    No Limit is a 1931 American comedy film starring Clara Bow, Norman Foster, Stuart Erwin,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Dancing Mothers
    6
    4

    Dancing Mothers

    Clara Bow, Norman Pritchard

    Released1926

    Directed byHerbert Brenon

    Dancing Mothers is a 1926 black & white silent film drama, produced by Paramount Pictures, in... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Hoop-La
    11
    11

    Hoop-La

    Clara Bow, James Gleason

    Released1933

    Directed byFrank Lloyd

    Hoop-La is a 1933 American pre-code drama film starring Clara Bow in what was her final film... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 14
    Kick In
    4
    2

    Kick In

    Clara Bow

    Released1931

    Directed byRichard Wallace

    Kick In is a sound film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Kid Boots
    4
    2

    Kid Boots

    Clara Bow, Eddie Cantor

    Released1926

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    Kid Boots is a 1926 American silent feature film directed by Frank Tuttle, and based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Rough House Rosie
    5
    4

    Rough House Rosie

    Clara Bow, Reed Howes

    Released1927

    Directed byFrank R. Strayer

    Rough House Rosie is a 1927 American silent romantic comedy film produced and released by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 17
    The Daring Years
    5
    4

    The Daring Years

    Clara Bow, Mildred Harris

    Released1923

    Directed byKenneth Webb

    The Daring Years is 1923 American silent melodrama, directed by Kenneth Webb and produced by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    The Saturday Night Kid
    5
    5

    The Saturday Night Kid

    Jean Harlow, Jean Arthur

    Released1929

    Directed byA. Edward Sutherland

    The Saturday Night Kid is an early talking romantic comedy film about two sisters and the man... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Black Oxen
    3
    2

    Black Oxen

    Clara Bow, Corinne Griffith

    Released1923

    Directed byFrank Lloyd

    Black Oxen is a 1923 American silent fantasy/romantic drama film starring Corinne Griffith,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    Children of Divorce
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    9

    Children of Divorce

    Gary Cooper, Clara Bow

    Released1927

    Directed byJosef von Sternberg, Frank Lloyd

    Children of Divorce is a 1927 American silent romantic drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    Helen's Babies
    2
    2

    Helen's Babies

    Clara Bow, Diana Serra Cary

    Released1924

    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter

    Helen's Babies is a 1924 silent comedy film directed by William A. Seiter, based on the 1876... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    My Lady's Lips
    2
    2

    My Lady's Lips

    William Powell, Clara Bow

    Released1925

    Directed byJames P. Hogan

    My Lady's Lips is a 1925 silent drama film written by John F. Goodrich and directed by James... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 23
    The Lawful Cheater
    2
    2

    The Lawful Cheater

    Clara Bow, Raymond McKee

    Released1925

    Directed byFrank O'Connor

    The Lawful Cheater, sometimes referred to as Lawful Cheaters, is a 1925 American silent... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Enemies of Women
    2
    4

    Enemies of Women

    Clara Bow, Lionel Barrymore

    Released1923

    Directed byAlan Crosland

    Enemies of Women is a 1923 silent romantic drama film directed by Alan Crosland and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    Get Your Man
    3
    4

    Get Your Man

    Clara Bow

    Released1927

    Directed byDorothy Arzner

    Get Your Man is an American silent motion picture produced by Paramount Famous Lasky... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button