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The Best Ginger Rogers Movies

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

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

You can rank all of these films, from Queen High to Stage Door.

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

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    Gold Diggers of 1933

    Ginger Rogers, Joan Blondell
    Gold Diggers of 1933 is a pre-code Warner Bros. musical film directed by Mervyn LeRoy with...  more
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    42nd Street

    Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell
    42nd Street is a 1933 American Warner Bros. musical film directed by Lloyd Bacon with...  more

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    #12 of 359 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time#34 of 109 The Best Dance Movies Ever Made

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    Stage Door

    Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball
    Stage Door is a 1937 RKO film, adapted from the play by the same name, that tells the story of...  more

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    #38 of 153 The Funniest Female-Led Comedy Movies Ever Made#31 of 108 The Best Female Buddy Movies

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    Follow the Fleet

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers
    Follow the Fleet is a 1936 Hollywood musical comedy film with a nautical theme which stars...  more
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    Monkey Business

    Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant
    Monkey Business is a 1952 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and written...  more
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    Romance in Manhattan

    Ginger Rogers, Francis Lederer
    Romance in Manhattan is an American comedy/romance film directed by Stephen Roberts, starring...  more
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    Roxie Hart

    Ginger Rogers, Phil Silvers
    Roxie Hart is a 1942 American comedy film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Ginger...  more
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    Once Upon a Honeymoon

    Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers
    Once Upon a Honeymoon is a 1942 romantic comedy/drama starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, and...  more
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    I'll Be Seeing You

    Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple
    I'll Be Seeing You is a 1944 drama film made by Selznick International Pictures, Dore Schary...  more
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    Bachelor Mother

    Ginger Rogers, David Niven
    Bachelor Mother is an American comedy film directed by Garson Kanin, and starring Ginger...  more
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    Professional Sweetheart

    Ginger Rogers, ZaSu Pitts
    Professional Sweetheart is a 1933 film directed by William A. Seiter....  more
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    Swing Time

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire
    Swing Time is a 1936 American RKO musical comedy film set mainly in New York City, and...  more

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    #1082 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#37 of 80 The Best '30s Romance Movies

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    Tom, Dick and Harry

    Ginger Rogers, Burgess Meredith
    Tom, Dick and Harry is a comedy film directed by Garson Kanin, written by Paul Jarrico, and...  more
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    Forever Female

    Ginger Rogers, William Holden
    Forever Female is a 1953 film directed by Irving Rapper. It stars Ginger Rogers and William...  more
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    Tight Spot

    Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson
    Tight Spot is a 1955 American film noir directed by Phil Karlson and written by William...  more
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    Top Hat

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers
    Top Hat is a 1935 screwball musical comedy film in which Fred Astaire plays an American dancer...  more

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    Sitting Pretty

    Ginger Rogers, Thelma Todd
    Sitting Pretty is a musical comedy film telling the story of two aspiring, but untalented,...  more
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    Week-End at the Waldorf

    Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner
    Week-End at the Waldorf, an American comedy drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard premiered...  more
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    Young Man of Manhattan

    Ginger Rogers, Claudette Colbert
    Young Man of Manhattan is a 1930 film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Monta Bell, and...  more
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    Dreamboat

    Ginger Rogers, Anne Francis
    Dreamboat is a 1952 comedy film starring Clifton Webb as a college professor with a mysterious...  more
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    Finishing School

    Ginger Rogers, Frances Dee
    Finishing School is a 1934 romantic drama film starring Frances Dee as a young woman who gets...  more
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    Upper World

    Ginger Rogers, Mary Astor
    Upperworld is a 1934 film directed by Roy Del Ruth....  more
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    Lady in the Dark

    Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland
    Lady in the Dark is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film directed by Mitchell Leisen and...  more
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    The Gay Divorcee

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire
    The Gay Divorcee is a 1934 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Fred...  more
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    Queen High

    Ginger Rogers, Frank Morgan
    Queen High is the title of an early musical-comedy produced by Paramount Pictures in...  more