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The Best Eve Arden Movies

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

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

This list below has a variety of films in it, from We're Not Married! to Eternally Yours.

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

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  • 1

    Grease

    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
    53
    3

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same name...  more

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  • 2

    My Reputation

    Barbara Stanwyck, Eve Arden
    51
    4

    Released1946

    Directed byCurtis Bernhardt

    My Reputation is a 1946 wartime love story, directed by Curtis Bernhardt. Barbara Stanwyck portrayed Jessica Drummond, an upper-class widow from Chicago who innocently falls in love with an army...  more
  • 3

    Night and Day

    Cary Grant, Jane Wyman
    48
    6

    Released1946

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Night and Day is a 1946 Technicolor Warner Bros. biographical musical film starring Cary Grant as American composer and songwriter Cole Porter. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced...  more
  • 4

    Cover Girl

    Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly
    49
    8

    Released1944

    Directed byCharles Vidor

    Cover Girl is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film starring Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly. The film tells the story of a chorus girl given a chance at stardom when she is offered an opportunity to...  more
  • 5

    Grease 2

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar
    44
    6

    Released1982

    Directed byPatricia Birch

    Grease 2 is a 1982 American musical film and sequel to Grease, which is based upon the musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Grease 2 was produced by Allan Carr and Robert...  more

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  • 6

    The Lady Takes a Sailor

    Jack Lemmon, Jane Wyman
    39
    6

    Released1949

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Lady Takes a Sailor is a 1949 comedy film starring Jane Wyman, Eve Arden and Dennis Morgan....  more
  • 7

    Ziegfeld Girl

    Judy Garland, James Stewart
    39
    6

    Released1941

    Directed byRobert Z. Leonard

    Ziegfeld Girl is a 1941 American musical film starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, and co-starring Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Eve Arden, and Philip Dorn. Released by...  more
  • 8

    Having Wonderful Time

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers
    38
    6

    Released1938

    Directed byAlfred Santell

    Having Wonderful Time is a 1938 romantic comedy film released by RKO Radio Pictures....  more
  • 9

    Our Miss Brooks

    Gene Barry, Eve Arden
    35
    2

    Released1956

    Directed byAl Lewis

    Our Miss Brooks is an American situation comedy starring Eve Arden as a sardonic high school English teacher. It began as a radio show broadcast on CBS from 1948 to 1957. When the show was adapted to...  more

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  • 10

    Eternally Yours

    David Niven, Loretta Young
    36
    6

    Released1939

    Directed byTay Garnett, Charles Kerr

    Eternally Yours is a 1939 American United Artists film produced and directed by Tay Garnett with Walter Wanger as executive producer, from a screenplay by C. Graham Baker and Gene Towne. It stars...  more
  • 11

    The Kid from Brooklyn

    Danny Kaye, Eve Arden
    31
    2

    Released1946

    Directed byNorman Z. McLeod

    The Kid from Brooklyn is a 1946 American musical comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Steve Cochran, Walter Abel, Eve Arden, and Fay Bainter....  more
  • 12

    We're Not Married!

    Marilyn Monroe, Ginger Rogers
    30
    4

    Released1952

    Directed byEdmund Goulding

    We're Not Married! is a 1952 American romantic comedy film, directed by Edmund Goulding and released by 20th Century Fox. The screenplay was written by Nunnally Johnson, while the story was adapted...  more
  • 13

    The Strongest Man in the World

    Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero
    28
    2

    Released1975

    Directed byVincent McEveety

    The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 Disney film starring Kurt Russell, still a student in the fictional Medfield College. It is the sequel to the 1972 film Now You See Him, Now You Don't, itself...  more
  • 14

    The Voice of the Turtle

    Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Parker
    28
    4

    Released1947

    Directed byIrving Rapper

    The Voice of the Turtle is a comedy film starring Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Parker, Eve Arden, and Wayne Morris, directed by Irving Rapper, and based on the long-running 1943 play of the same name by...  more
  • 15

    My Dream Is Yours

    Doris Day, Eve Arden
    25
    2

    Released1949

    Directed byMichael Curtiz, Friz Freleng

    My Dream Is Yours is a 1949 musical romantic comedy film starring Jack Carson, Doris Day, and Lee Bowman....  more
  • 16

    One Touch of Venus

    Ava Gardner, Eve Arden
    25
    2

    Released1948

    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter

    One Touch of Venus is a 1948 black-and-white American romantic musical comedy film directed by William A. Seiter, starring Robert Walker and Ava Gardner, released by Universal-International, and...  more
  • 17

    That Uncertain Feeling

    Burgess Meredith, Eve Arden
    28
    6

    Released1941

    Directed byErnst Lubitsch

    That Uncertain Feeling is a 1941 comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas and Burgess Meredith. The film is about the bored wife of an insurance salesman who...  more
  • 18

    At the Circus

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx
    28
    6

    Released1939

    Directed byEdward Buzzell

    At the Circus is a 1939 Marx Brothers comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in which they save a circus from bankruptcy. The movie is notable for Groucho Marx's classic rendition of "Lydia the...  more

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  • 19

    The Unfaithful

    Ann Sheridan, Eve Arden
    26
    4

    Released1947

    Directed byVincent Sherman

    The Unfaithful is a 1947 film noir directed by Vincent Sherman, starring Ann Sheridan, Lew Ayres, and Zachary Scott. The movie is based on the W. Somerset Maugham-penned 1940 and William Wyler...  more
  • 20

    Pandemonium

    Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens
    24
    2

    Released1982

    Directed byAlfred Sole

    Pandemonium is a 1982 comedy film spoofing horror movies. It had an ensemble cast including Eileen Brennan, Phil Hartman, Tab Hunter, Carol Kane, David Lander, Eve Arden, Paul Reubens, and Tom...  more
  • 21

    The Arnelo Affair

    Eve Arden, Dean Stockwell
    22
    0

    Released1947

    Directed byArch Oboler

    The Arnelo Affair is a 1947 crime mystery drama romance film based on the story by Jane Burr, written by Arch Oboler and directed by Arch Oboler....  more
  • 22

    Tea for Two

    Doris Day, Eve Arden
    25
    4

    Released1950

    Directed byDavid Butler

    Tea for Two is a 1950 American musical film directed by David Butler. The screenplay by Harry Clork and William Jacobs was inspired by the 1925 stage musical No, No Nanette, although the plot was...  more
  • 23

    Alice in Wonderland

    Richard Burton, Nathan Lane
    22
    2

    Released1983

    Directed byKirk Browning

    A 1982 Broadway stage performance of Alice in Wonderland was telecast on PBS's Great Performances in 1983. Directed by Kirk Browning, it was produced by PBS affiliate WNET in New York....  more
  • 24

    Obliging Young Lady

    Eve Arden, Edmond O'Brien
    22
    2

    Released1942

    Directed byRichard Wallace

    Obliging Young Lady is a 1942 American romantic comedy film directed by Richard Wallace....  more
  • 25

    Three Husbands

    Eve Arden, Howard Da Silva
    20
    2

    Released1951

    Directed byIrving Reis

    Three Husbands is a 1951 American film directed by Irving Reis....  more