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The Best Jayne Mansfield Movies

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

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

Items on this list include L'Amore Primitivo and Single Room Furnished.

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  • Hefty hoodlum Marty "Fats" Murdock (Edmond O'Brien) employs has-been agent Tom Miller (Tom Ewell) to transform his girlfriend, Jerri Jordan (Jayne Mansfield), into a singing star because he trusts ...more
  • The George Raft Story is a 1961 American biographical film of Hollywood film star George Raft. Ray Danton portrays Raft and the film was directed by Joseph M. Newman. The picture was retitled Spin of ...more
  • The Wild, Wild World of Jayne Mansfield is a 1968 mondo documentary film chronicling the travels of actress Jayne Mansfield. It was directed by Charles W. Broun, Jr., Joel Holt and Arthur Knight. The ...more
  • Panic Button is 1964 low-budget Italian-produced comedy film starring, Maurice Chevalier, Eleanor Parker, Jayne Mansfield, and Mike Connors. Filmed in the summer of 1962, in Italy, and released ...more
  • It Happened in Athens is a 1962 Greek/American CinemaScope and De Luxe color comedy-drama film released by Twentieth Century-Fox, which focuses on the first modern Olympic Games - the 1896 Summer ...more
  • Rock Hunter (Tony Randall) writes television commercials, and he's hatched a strategy for a new beauty product. Needing a famous face to deliver his message, Rock tries to recruit actress Rita ...more
  • The Challenge, released as It Takes a Thief in the United States, is a 1960 British crime film directed by John Gilling and starring Jayne Mansfield and Anthony Quayle.
  • Single Room Furnished is a 1968 drama film featuring Jayne Mansfield in her final "filmed" starring role. The film is based on the stage play of the same title by Gerald Sanford, adapted by Matt ...more
  • Navy pilots Andy (Cary Grant), McCann (Ray Walston) and Mississip (Larry Blyden) fly into San Francisco on a four-day leave. They land a free room at a posh hotel, and Andy immediately begins trying ...more
  • Einer frisst den anderen is a 1964 low-budgeted German crime drama film that starred, Jayne Mansfield, Cameron Mitchell, Dodie Heath, Ivor Salter, Isa Miranda, Elisabeth Flickenschildt, Werner ...more
  • The Burglar is a 1957 crime thriller film noir released by Columbia Pictures, based on the 1953 novel of the same name by David Goodis. The picture stars Dan Duryea in the titular role and Jayne ...more
  • The Wayward Bus is a 1957 drama film released by 20th Century Fox that starred Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins, Dan Dailey and Rick Jason. The film was based on the 1947 novel of the same name by John ...more
  • L'Amore Primitivo is a 1964 Italian comedy film that starred Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay, Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, and Carlo Kechler. The film attempts to combine a typical Mansfield ...more
  • Too Hot to Handle is a 1960 British neo-noir gangster thriller film, starring Jayne Mansfield and Leo Genn. Directed by Terence Young, later involved with some of the early James Bond films. ...more
  • Homesick for St. Pauli is a 1963 German drama film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Freddy Quinn, Josef Albrecht and Ullrich Haupt. Heinz Pehlke was the cinematographer. A German singer who has ...more
  • Pete Kelly's Blues is a 1955 film based on the 1951 original radio series. It was directed by and starred Jack Webb in the title role of a bandleader and musician. Janet Leigh is featured as party ...more
  • In this playful comedy, Paul Manning (Walter Matthau) is happily married to his beautiful wife, Ruth (Inger Stevens), but he still has a wandering eye. When he finds out that his good friend Ed ...more
  • The Loves of Hercules (aka Hercules vs. the Hydra) is a 1960 Italian/French international co-production epic fantasy-feature film starring Jayne Mansfield and her then husband Mickey Hargitay. The ...more
  • Female Jungle is a 1955 black-and-white film noir directed by Bruno VeSota, featuring Lawrence Tierney, Kathleen Crowley, John Carradine, Jayne Mansfield, and Burt Kaiser. The production is notable ...more
  • Hell on Frisco Bay is a 1955 American crime film directed by Frank Tuttle, starring Alan Ladd, Edward G. Robinson and Joanne Dru. It was made for Ladd's own production company, Jaguar. The film ...more
  • Underwater! is a 1955 adventure film directed by John Sturges and starring Jane Russell and Richard Egan.
  • The Las Vegas Hillbillys is a 1966 American country music comedy film directed by Arthur C. Pierce. It was featured in an episode of The Canned Film Festival in the summer of 1986.
  • During the 1880s, Englishman Jonathan Tibbs (Kenneth More) journeys to the American West to make a fortune selling firearms. However, when he stops a Native American ambush using his gentlemanly ...more
  • The Fat Spy is a 1966 Z movie that attempts to parody teenage beach party films. It was filmed at Cape Coral, Florida. It is featured in the 2004 documentary The 50 Worst Movies Ever Made. Briefly ...more
  • Illegal is a 1955 American film noir directed by Lewis Allen. It stars Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe and Jayne Mansfield.