Entertainment The Best Eleanor Powell Movies  

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Broadway Melody of 1936 and George White's 1935 Scandals.

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Jack Benny, Robert Taylor, Buddy Ebsen
Broadway Melody of 1936 is a musical film released by MGM in 1935. In New York, the film opened at the Capitol Theatre, the site of many prestigious MGM premieres. It was a follow-up of sorts to ...more

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James Stewart, Buddy Ebsen, Eleanor Powell
Born to Dance is an American musical film starring Eleanor Powell and James Stewart, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The plot of Born to Dance is not much ...more

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Fred Astaire, Frank Morgan, George Murphy
Broadway Melody of 1940 is a 1940 MGM movie musical starring Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell and George Murphy. It was directed by Norman Taurog and features music by Cole Porter, including ...more

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George Burns, Robert Young, Gracie Allen
Honolulu is an American musical film that was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1939. The film stars dancer Eleanor Powell and Robert Young, and was directed by Edward Buzzell. Also appearing ...more

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Judy Garland, Robert Taylor, Buddy Ebsen
Broadway Melody of 1938 is a 1937 musical film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The film is essentially a backstage musical revue, featuring high-budget sets and ...more

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Doris Day, Red Skelton, Robert Young
Lady Be Good is the title of an MGM musical film which was released in 1941. The film starred dancer Eleanor Powell, along with Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Lionel Barrymore, and Red Skelton. It ...more

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Rosalie Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Eleanor Powell
Rosalie is an MGM film adaptation of the 1928 stage musical of the same name. The film was released in December 1937. The film follows the story of the musical but replaces most of the Broadway ...more

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Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Bert Lahr
Ship Ahoy is the title of a 1942 musical-comedy film produced by MGM, starring Eleanor Powell and Red Skelton.

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Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Richard Ainley
I Dood It is a musical-comedy film starring Red Skelton and Eleanor Powell, directed by Vincente Minnelli, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The screenplay is by Fred Saidy and Sig Herzig and ...more

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W. C. Fields, Eleanor Powell, Dennis O'Keefe
Sensations of 1945 is a 1944 American musical-comedy film which was released by United Artists. This film was an attempt to recapture the ensemble style of films such as Broadway Melody of 1936 ...more

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Alice Faye, Eleanor Powell, James Dunn
George White's 1935 Scandals is an American musical film, written by Jack Yellen and produced in 1935 by Fox Film Corporation. It was a follow-up to the 1934 release, George White's Scandals.