The Best Jayne Mansfield Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 607 votes 145 voters 27.9k views 25 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jayne Mansfield movies?" and "What are the greatest Jayne Mansfield roles of all time?"
Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Fats Domino, Julie London

Released: 1956

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

The Girl Can't Help It is a 1956 musical comedy starring Jayne Mansfield in the titular role, Tom Ewell, Edmond O'Brien, Henry Jones, and Julie London. The picture was produced and directed by ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Groucho Marx, Joan Blondell

Released: 1957

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? is a 1957 American satirical comedy film starring Jayne Mansfield and Tony Randall, with Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell, John Williams, Henry Jones, Lili Gentle, ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Sid James, Kenneth More

Released: 1958

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw is a 1958 British/American CinemaScope Western comedy film directed by Raoul Walsh, starring Kenneth More and Jayne Mansfield. Mansfield's singing voice is dubbed by ...more
Ranker Video
Lucille Ball, Jayne Mansfield, Carl Reiner

Released: 1967

Directed by: Gene Kelly

A Guide for the Married Man is a 1967 American bedroom farce comedy film starring Walter Matthau, Robert Morse, and Inger Stevens. It was directed by Gene Kelly. It features a large number of ...more

More A Guide for the Married Man 

#261 of 266 The Best Ensemble Movies #40 of 82 The Best Lucille Ball Movies #24 of 64 The Best Walter Matthau Movies

Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Jayne Mansfield, Barbara Windsor

Released: 1977

Directed by: Terence Young, Don Schain

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
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Anthony Quayle, Robert Brown

Released: 1960

Directed by: John Gilling

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.
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Ella Fitzgerald, Janet Leigh

Released: 1955

Directed by: Jack Webb

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 ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Martha Vickers, Dan Duryea

Released: 1957

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

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
Ranker Video
Panic Button Jayne Mansfield, Eleanor Parker, Mike Connors

Released: 1962

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo, George Sherman

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
Ranker Video
Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Deborah Kerr

Released: 1957

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Kiss Them for Me is a 1957 comedy film, directed by Stanley Donen, and released by the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. The film, an adaptation of the 1945 Broadway play of the same name, ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins, Dan Dailey

Released: 1957

Directed by: Victor Vicas

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 ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Walter Winchell, Bruno Vesota

Released: 1968

Directed by: Matt Cimber

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, ...more
Ranker Video
An Act of Violence Jayne Mansfield, Cameron Mitchell, Isa Miranda

Released: 1964

Directed by: Richard E. Cunha, Ray Nazarro, Albert Zugsmith, Gustav Gavrin

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
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay, Massimo Serato

Released: 1960

Directed by: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

The Loves of Hercules is a 1960 Italian/French international co-production epic fantasy-feature film starring Jayne Mansfield and her then husband Mickey Hargitay. The film was distributed ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Bob Mathias, Jean Murat

Released: 1962

Directed by: Andrew Marton

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 ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Julie London, Ray Danton

Released: 1961

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

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 ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, John Carradine, Lawrence Tierney

Released: 1954

Directed by: Bruno Vesota

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 ...more
Ranker Video
The Wild, Wild World of Jayne Mansfield Jayne Mansfield
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 ...more
Ranker Video
Homesick for St. Pauli Jayne Mansfield, Erna Sellmer, Ullrich Haupt

Released: 1963

Directed by: Werner Jacobs

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 ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Phyllis Diller, Linda Harrison

Released: 1966

Directed by: Joseph Cates

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. ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Jane Russell, Richard Egan

Released: 1955

Directed by: John Sturges

Underwater! is a 1955 adventure film directed by John Sturges and starring Jane Russell and Richard Egan.
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Edward G. Robinson, Alan Ladd

Released: 1955

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

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
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Mamie Van Doren, Richard Kiel

Released: 1966

Directed by: Arthur C. Pierce

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.
Ranker Video
Primitive Love Jayne Mansfield, Ciccio Ingrassia, Franco Franchi

Released: 1964

Directed by: Luigi Scattini

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 ...more
Ranker Video
Jayne Mansfield, Edward G. Robinson, Albert Dekker

Released: 1955

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Illegal is a 1955 American film noir directed by Lewis Allen. It stars Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe and Jayne Mansfield.