List of the best Greta Garbo movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Greta Garbo'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 Greta Garbo movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Greta Garbo movies will be at the top of the list. Greta Garbo has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Greta Garbo movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Greta Garbo films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best Greta Garbo role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Greta Garbo performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
List features Anna Karenina, Grand Hotel, and more films.
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Directed by: Ernst LubitschNinotchka is a 1939 American film made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by producer and director Ernst Lubitsch that stars Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas. It was written by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, and... more
Directed by: Rouben MamoulianQueen Christina is a pre-Code Hollywood biographical film, produced in 1933 and directed by Rouben Mamoulian. It starred Swedish-born actress Greta Garbo and John Gilbert.... more
Directed by: Edmund GouldingGrand Hotel is a 1932 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding. The screenplay by William A. Drake is based on the 1930 play of the same title by Drake, who had adapted it from the 1929 novel... more
Directed by: Richard BoleslawskiThe Painted Veil is a 1934 American drama film directed by Ryszard Bolesławski and starring Greta Garbo. The film was produced by Hunt Stromberg for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Based on the 1925 novel The... more
Directed by: Keisuke Kinoshita, George CukorTwo-Faced Woman is a romantic comedy starring Greta Garbo and produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.... more
Directed by: Robert Z. LeonardSusan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) is a 1931 film starring Greta Garbo and Clark Gable, based on the novel by David Graham Phillips. The film was made by MGM and was directed and produced by Robert Z.... more
Directed by: George FitzmauriceAs You Desire Me is a 1932 film adaptation of the play by Luigi Pirandello released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was produced and directed by George Fitzmaurice with Irving Thalberg as co-producer. The... more
Directed by: George CukorCamille is an American romantic drama film directed by George Cukor and produced by Irving Thalberg and Bernard H. Hyman, from a screenplay by James Hilton, Zoë Akins and Frances Marion. The picture... more
Directed by: Clarence BrownAnna Karenina is a 1935 film adaptation of the novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and directed by Clarence Brown. The film stars Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Basil Rathbone and Maureen O'Sullivan.... more
Directed by: Clarence BrownRomance is a 1930 film directed by Clarence Brown starring Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, and Gavin Gordon. The movie was adapted by Edwin Justus Mayer and Bess Meredyth from the 1913 play by Edward... more
Directed by: Clarence BrownInspiration is a 1931 English language film adapted from the Alphonse Daudet short novel Sappho. It was adapted by Gene Markey, directed by Clarence Brown and produced by Irving Thalberg. The... more
Directed by: Clarence BrownAnna Christie is a 1930 MGM Pre-Code drama film adaptation of the 1922 play of the same name by Eugene O'Neill. It was adapted by Frances Marion, produced and directed by Clarence Brown with Paul... more
Directed by: Fred NibloThe Temptress is an American silent romantic drama film directed by Fred Niblo. Starring Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Lionel Barrymore and Roy D'Arcy it premiered on October 10, 1926. The film... more
Directed by: Monta BellTorrent is an American silent romantic drama film directed by an uncredited Monta Bell, based on a novel by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, and released on February 21, 1926. Torrent was the first American... more
Directed by: G. W. PabstJoyless Street, a film based on the novel by Hugo Bettauer and directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst in Germany, is one of the first films of the "New Objectivity“ movement. Greta Garbo stars in her second... more
Directed by: Fred NibloThe Mysterious Lady is an MGM silent film starring Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, and Gustav von Seyffertitz, directed by Fred Niblo, and based on the novel War in the Dark by Ludwig Wolff.... more
Directed by: Jacques FeyderAnna Christie is a 1930 German-language film adapted from the Eugene O'Neill play of the same title and filmed following the release of the English-language original version of the same adaptation... more
Directed by: Jacques FeyderThe Kiss is a 1929 American drama film directed by Jacques Feyder and starring Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel and Lew Ayres in his first feature film. The film is known for being both MGM and Greta... more
Directed by: Sidney FranklinWild Orchids is a 1929 drama film directed by Sidney Franklin and starring Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone and Nils Asther. Only these three stars received cast credit.... more
Directed by: John S. RobertsonThe Single Standard is a 1929 romantic drama film directed by veteran John S. Robertson and starring Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, and Johnny Mack Brown. This was Greta Garbo's fifteenth film and her... more
Directed by: George FitzmauriceMata Hari is a 1931 American Pre-Code film loosely based on the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer/courtesan executed for espionage during World War I. The film stars Greta Garbo in the title role.... more
Directed by: Clarence BrownA Woman of Affairs is a 1928 drama film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Lewis Stone. The film, released with a synchronized score and... more
Directed by: Clarence BrownFlesh and the Devil is an MGM romantic drama silent film. It stars Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Lars Hanson, and Barbara Kent, directed by Clarence Brown, and based on the play The Undying Past by... more
Directed by: Mauritz StillerThe Saga of Gosta Berling is a 1924 Swedish romantic drama film directed by Mauritz Stiller and released by AB Svensk Filmindustri, starring Lars Hanson, Gerda Lundequist and Greta Garbo in her... more
Directed by: Edmund Goulding, John GilbertLove is a silent film directed by Edmund Goulding and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. MGM made the film in order to capitalize on its winning romantic team of Greta Garbo and John Gilbert who had... more