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

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Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland - Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. It was produced by David O. Selznick of Selznick International ...more

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Irene Dunne, Paul Robeson, Hattie McDaniel - Show Boat is a 1936 film. Directed by James Whale, it is based on the musical Show Boat by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, which the team adapted from the Show Boat by Edna Ferber. In 1929 ...more

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Bette Davis, Hattie McDaniel, Mary Astor - The Great Lie is a 1941 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Bette Davis, George Brent, and Mary Astor. The screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee is based on the novel January ...more

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John Lee Hooker, Hattie McDaniel, Bobby Driscoll - Song of the South is a 1946 American live-action/animated musical film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures, based on the Uncle Remus stories collected by Joel Chandler ...more

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Shirley Temple, Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones - Since You Went Away is a 1944 American film directed by John Cromwell for Selznick International Pictures and distributed by United Artists. It is an epic about the American home front during ...more

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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Anthony Quinn - They Died with Their Boots On is a 1941 American western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Written by Æneas MacKenzie and Wally Kline, the film ...more

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Carole Lombard, Hattie McDaniel, Margaret Hamilton - Nothing Sacred is a 1937 Technicolor screwball comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, produced by David O. Selznick, and starring Carole Lombard and Fredric March. with a supporting cast ...more

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Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Olivia de Havilland - Thank Your Lucky Stars is a musical comedy film made by Warner Brothers as a World War II fundraiser, with a slim plot, involving theater producers. The stars donated their salaries to the ...more

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Shirley Temple, Hattie McDaniel, Lionel Barrymore - The Little Colonel is a 1935 American comedy drama film directed by David Butler. The screenplay by William M. Conselman was adapted from the children's novel of the same name by Annie Fellows ...more

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Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel - In This Our Life is a 1942 American drama film, the second to be directed by John Huston. The screenplay by Howard Koch is based on the 1941 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title by ...more

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Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Hattie McDaniel - Blonde Venus is a 1932 pre-Code drama film starring Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, and Cary Grant. The movie was produced and directed for Paramount Pictures by Josef von Sternberg from a ...more

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Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Hattie McDaniel - Carefree is a 1938 musical film starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. With a plot similar to screwball comedies of the period, Carefree is the shortest of the Astaire-Rogers films, featuring ...more

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Katharine Hepburn, Hattie McDaniel, Fred MacMurray - Alice Adams is a 1935 romantic film made by RKO. It was directed by George Stevens and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay was by Dorothy Yost, Mortimer Offner, and Jane Murfin. The ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Hattie McDaniel, Thomas Mitchell - The Big Wheel is a 1949 film starring Mickey Rooney and Thomas Mitchell.

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Hattie McDaniel, Carl Switzer, Rosina Lawrence - Arbor Day is a 1936 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Fred C. Newmeyer. It was the 145th Our Gang short that was released.

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Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel - The Male Animal is a Warner Brothers film starring Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland and Joan Leslie. The film was based on a hit 1940 Broadway play of the same name written by James Thurber and ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Hattie McDaniel, Fred MacMurray - Family Honeymoon is a 1949 domestic comedy film made by Universal International, directed by Claude Binyon, and written by Dane Lussier, based on novel by Homer Croy. It was shot in Grand Canyon ...more

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Oliver Hardy, Hattie McDaniel, Billie Burke - Zenobia is a 1939 comedy film starring Oliver Hardy, Harry Langdon, Billie Burke, Alice Brady, James Ellison, Jean Parker, June Lang, Stepin Fetchit, and Hattie McDaniel. It is one of the few ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck, Hattie McDaniel, Robert Young - The Bride Walks Out is a 1936 comedy film directed by Leigh Jason.

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Hattie McDaniel, Larry Fine, Moe Howard - Termites of 1938 is the 28th short subject starring American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges. The trio made a total of 190 shorts for Columbia Pictures between 1934 and 1959.

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Hattie McDaniel, Monte Blue, Jack Mulhall -

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Hattie McDaniel, Harry Carey, Frank M. Thomas - Racing Lady is a 1937 drama romance sport film based on the stories "All Scarlet" by Damon Runyon and "Odds Are Even" by J. Robert Bren and Norman Houston, written by Dorothy ...more

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Hattie McDaniel, Edward Arnold, Robert Benchley - Janie is a 1944 film directed by Michael Curtiz.

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Jack Benny, Hattie McDaniel, Ann Sheridan - George Washington Slept Here is a 1942 comedy film starring Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan. It was based on the 1940 play of the same name by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, adapted by Everett ...more

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James Stewart, Gary Cooper, Hattie McDaniel - The Shopworn Angel is a 1938 American drama film directed by H. C. Potter and starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Walter Pidgeon. The MGM release featured the second screen pairing of ...more

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Errol Flynn, Hattie McDaniel, Eleanor Parker - Never Say Goodbye is a 1946 romantic comedy film about a divorcing couple and the daughter who works to bring them back together. It was Errol Flynn's first purely comedic role since Four's a ...more

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Hattie McDaniel, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason - We’re Only Human is a 1935 crime drama film written by Rian James and Bartlett Cormack, based on the story by Thomas Walsh and directed by James Flood

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Maryland Hattie McDaniel, Walter Brennan, Fay Bainter - Maryland is a 1940 film directed by Henry King.

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Mickey's Rescue Mickey Rooney, Hattie McDaniel, Billy Barty - Mickey's Rescue is a 1934 talkie short film in Larry Darmour's Mickey McGuire series starring a young Mickey Rooney. Directed by Jesse Duffy, the two-reel short was released to theaters on March ...more

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Lost in the Stratosphere Hattie McDaniel, Edmund Breese, Frank McGlynn - Lost in the Stratosphere is a 1934 American film directed by Melville W. Brown.

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Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Hattie McDaniel - Saratoga is a 1937 American romantic comedy film written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack Conway. The movie stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and ...more

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Hattie McDaniel, Irene Hervey, Skip Homeier - Mickey is a coming of age comedy drama film starring Lois Butler, Bill Goodwin, Skip Homeier and Academy Award-winning actress Hattie McDaniel. The film was based on the novel Clementine by ...more

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James Stewart, Ginger Rogers, Hattie McDaniel - Vivacious Lady is a 1938 American black-and-white romantic comedy film starring Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, produced and directed by George Stevens, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The ...more

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Hattie McDaniel, Arline Judge, John Howard - Valiant Is the Word for Carrie is a 1936 drama film starring Gladys George, Arline Judge and John Howard. George was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1936. The movie was ...more