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The Best Clark Gable Movies

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

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

Everything from Men in White to The Painted Desert is included on this list.

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

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    Gone with the Wind

    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh
    Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret...  more

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    The Misfits

    Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable
    The Misfits is a 1961 American drama film with a screenplay by Arthur Miller which was...  more

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    The Tall Men

    Clark Gable, Jane Russell
    The Tall Men is a 1955 American western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Clark Gable,...  more
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    It Happened One Night

    Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert
    It Happened One Night is a 1934 American romantic comedy film with elements of screwball...  more

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    Red Dust

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    Red Dust is a 1932 American romantic drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Clark...  more
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    San Francisco

    Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy
    San Francisco is a 1936 musical-drama directed by Woody Van Dyke, based on the April 18, 1906...  more

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    The Call of the Wild

    Clark Gable, Loretta Young
    The Call of the Wild is a 1935 American adventure film directed by William A. Wellman and...  more
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    Boom Town

    Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr
    Boom Town is a 1940 American adventure film starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette...  more
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    China Seas

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    China Seas is a 1935 adventure film starring Clark Gable as a brave sea captain, Jean Harlow...  more
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    Men in White

    Clark Gable, Myrna Loy
    Men in White is a 1934 pre-Code film starring Clark Gable and Myrna Loy, and directed by...  more
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    Wife vs. Secretary

    James Stewart, Clark Gable
    Wife vs. Secretary is a 1936 comedy film directed and co-produced by Clarence Brown, and...  more
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    Laughing Sinners

    Clark Gable, Joan Crawford
    Laughing Sinners Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer feature film starring Joan Crawford and Clark Gable in a...  more
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    Mogambo

    Grace Kelly, Clark Gable
    Mogambo is a 1953 American adventure/romantic drama film directed by John Ford and starring...  more
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    Manhattan Melodrama

    Clark Gable, Myrna Loy
    Manhattan Melodrama is a 1934 crime melodrama film, produced by MGM, directed by W. S. Van...  more
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    Teacher's Pet

    Clark Gable, Doris Day
    Teacher's Pet is a 1958 American romantic comedy film starring Clark Gable and Doris Day. It...  more
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    Honky Tonk

    Clark Gable, Lana Turner
    Honky Tonk is a 1941 black-and-white western film starring Clark Gable and Lana Turner....  more
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    No Man of Her Own

    Clark Gable, Carole Lombard
    No Man of Her Own is a 1932 romantic drama starring Clark Gable and Carole Lombard as a...  more
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    Test Pilot

    Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy
    Test Pilot is a 1938 film directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Myrna Loy and...  more
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    Too Hot to Handle

    Clark Gable, Myrna Loy
    Too Hot to Handle is a 1938 film about a newsreel reporter, the woman he is attracted to, and...  more
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    A Free Soul

    Clark Gable, Norma Shearer
    A Free Soul is a 1931 Pre-Code film which tells the story of an alcoholic defense attorney who...  more
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    Night Nurse

    Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck
    Night Nurse is a 1931 American pre-code crime drama and mystery film produced and distributed...  more
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    Run Silent, Run Deep

    Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster
    Run Silent, Run Deep is a 1958 film starring Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster, based on the...  more

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    Command Decision

    Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon
    Command Decision is a 1948 war film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer starring Clark Gable,...  more
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    But Not for Me

    Clark Gable, Lee J. Cobb
    But Not for Me is a 1959 Paramount Pictures comedy film starring Clark Gable and Carroll...  more
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    Mutiny on the Bounty

    Clark Gable, David Niven
    Mutiny on the Bounty is an American 1935 drama film starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable,...  more

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