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The Best Jean Harlow Movies

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like Three Wise Girls and The Saturday Night Kid.

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    The Public Enemy

    Jean Harlow, James Cagney
    The Public Enemy is a 1931 American all-talking pre-code crime film produced and distributed...  more

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    The Secret Six

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    The Secret Six is a fast-paced 1931 American Pre-Code crime film starring Wallace Beery as...  more
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    Suzy

    Cary Grant, Jean Harlow
    Suzy is a 1936 drama film starring Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, and Cary Grant. The film was...  more
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    Red-Headed Woman

    Jean Harlow, Charles Boyer
    Red-Headed Woman is a 1932 American romantic comedy film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,...  more
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    Libeled Lady

    Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy
    Libeled Lady is a 1936 screwball comedy film starring Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy,...  more
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    China Seas

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    China Seas is a 1935 adventure film starring Clark Gable as a brave sea captain, Jean Harlow...  more
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    Riffraff

    Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy
    Riffraff is a 1936 film starring Jean Harlow and Spencer Tracy. The movie was written by...  more
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    Wife vs. Secretary

    James Stewart, Clark Gable
    Wife vs. Secretary is a 1936 comedy film directed and co-produced by Clarence Brown, and...  more
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    Red Dust

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    Red Dust is a 1932 American romantic drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Clark...  more
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    Hold Your Man

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    Hold Your Man is a 1933 American romantic drama film directed by an uncredited Sam Wood and...  more
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    The Girl from Missouri

    Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore
    The Girl from Missouri is a 1934 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Jean Harlow and...  more
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    Dinner at Eight

    Jean Harlow, John Barrymore
    Dinner at Eight is a Pre-Code 1933 comedy of manners / drama starring Marie Dressler, John...  more
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    Bombshell

    Jean Harlow, Frank Morgan
    Bombshell is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic comedy-drama film directed by Victor Fleming...  more
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    Goldie

    Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy
    Goldie is a 1931 black-and-white romantic comedy film. The script was written by Paul Perez...  more
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    This Thing Called Love

    Jean Harlow, Constance Bennett
    This Thing Called Love is a 1929 American romantic comedy film starring Edmund Lowe, Constance...  more
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    Hell's Angels

    Jean Harlow, Ben Lyon
    Hell's Angels is a 1930 American war film, directed and produced by Howard Hughes and starring...  more
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    Platinum Blonde

    Jean Harlow, Loretta Young
    Platinum Blonde is a 1931 American romantic comedy motion picture starring Jean Harlow, Robert...  more
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    Personal Property

    Jean Harlow, Robert Taylor
    Personal Property is a 1937 American romantic comedy film starring Jean Harlow and Robert...  more
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    Reckless

    Jean Harlow, William Powell
    Reckless is a 1935 American musical film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Jean Harlow,...  more
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    Bacon Grabbers

    Jean Harlow, Stan Laurel
    Bacon Grabbers is a 1929 silent comedy short starring Laurel and Hardy....  more
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    Saratoga

    Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
    Saratoga is a 1937 American romantic comedy film written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack...  more

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    Liberty

    Jean Harlow, Stan Laurel
    Liberty is a 1929 short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy as escaped convicts who, while...  more
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    The Beast of the City

    Mickey Rooney, Jean Harlow
    The Beast of the City is a 1932 pre-Code gangster movie featuring cops as vigilantes and known...  more
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    Three Wise Girls

    Jean Harlow, Andy Devine
    Three Wise Girls is a 1932 romantic drama film featuring Jean Harlow in her first starring...  more
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    Iron Man

    Jean Harlow, Lew Ayres
    Iron Man is a 1931 American sport drama film directed by Tod Browning and starring Lew Ayres,...  more