Film 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.

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Dinner at Eight Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore Dinner at Eight is a Pre-Code 1933 comedy of manners / drama starring Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Lee Tracy, Edmund Lowe, and Billie Burke, and ...more

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Red Dust Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Maggie Cheung Red Dust is a 1932 American romantic drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Mary Astor. The film is based on the 1928 play of the same name by Wilson ...more

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Libeled Lady Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy Libeled Lady is a 1936 screwball comedy film starring Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Spencer Tracy, written by George Oppenheimer, Howard Emmett Rogers, Wallace Sullivan, and ...more

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Bombshell Jean Harlow, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone Bombshell is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic comedy-drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Forbes and Franchot Tone. The ...more

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The Public Enemy Jean Harlow, James Cagney, Joan Blondell The Public Enemy is a 1931 American all-talking pre-code crime film produced and distributed by Warner Brothers. The film was directed by William A. Wellman and stars James Cagney, Jean Harlow, ...more

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China Seas Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Rosalind Russell China Seas is a 1935 adventure film starring Clark Gable as a brave sea captain, Jean Harlow as his brassy paramour, and Wallace Beery as an extremely suspicious-looking character. The ...more

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Wife vs. Secretary James Stewart, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow Wife vs. Secretary is a 1936 comedy film directed and co-produced by Clarence Brown, and starring Clark Gable as a successful businessman, Jean Harlow as his secretary, and Myrna Loy as his ...more

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Red-Headed Woman Jean Harlow, Charles Boyer, Lewis Stone Red-Headed Woman is a 1932 American romantic comedy film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, based on a novel of the same name by Katherine Brush, and with a screenplay by Anita Loos. It was ...more

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Platinum Blonde Jean Harlow, Loretta Young, Halliwell Hobbes Platinum Blonde is a 1931 American romantic comedy motion picture starring Jean Harlow, Robert Williams, and Loretta Young. The film was written by Jo Swerling and directed by Frank Capra. ...more

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Hell's Angels Jean Harlow, Ben Lyon, James Hall Hell's Angels is a 1930 American war film, directed and produced by Howard Hughes and starring Ben Lyon, James Hall and Jean Harlow. The film, which was written by Harry Behn and Howard ...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 starring Jean Harlow and Clark Gable, the third of their six films together. The screenplay by Anita ...more

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Suzy Cary Grant, Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone Suzy is a 1936 drama film starring Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, and Cary Grant. The film was partially written by Dorothy Parker and directed by George Fitzmaurice, based on a novel by Herman ...more

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Reckless Jean Harlow, William Powell, Franchot Tone Reckless is a 1935 American musical film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Jean Harlow, William Powell and Franchot Tone. David O. Selznick wrote the story, using the pseudonym Oliver ...more

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Saratoga 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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The Girl from Missouri Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone The Girl from Missouri is a 1934 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Jean Harlow and Franchot Tone. The movie was written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack Conway.

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The Secret Six Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Ralph Bellamy The Secret Six is a fast-paced 1931 American Pre-Code crime film starring Wallace Beery as "Slaughterhouse Scorpio", a character very loosely based on Al Capone, and featuring Lewis ...more

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The Beast of the City Mickey Rooney, Jean Harlow, Walter Huston The Beast of the City is a 1932 pre-Code gangster movie featuring cops as vigilantes and known for its singularly vicious ending. Written by W.R. Burnett, Ben Hecht, and John Lee Mahin, and ...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 Frances Marion, Anita Loos, and H. W. Hannaford, and directed by J. Walter Ruben.

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Goldie Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Billy Barty Goldie is a 1931 black-and-white romantic comedy film. The script was written by Paul Perez and Gene Towne, and directed by Benjamin Stoloff. It was made before the Hays Code was rigidly ...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 Taylor and directed by W.S. Van Dyke. It is based on the play The Man in Possession by H. M. Harwood. It ...more

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Three Wise Girls Jean Harlow, Andy Devine, Marie Prevost Three Wise Girls is a 1932 romantic drama film featuring Jean Harlow in her first starring role. A young small-town woman heads to New York City, where she and her two friends have romantic ...more

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Liberty Jean Harlow, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy Liberty is a 1929 short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy as escaped convicts who, while trying to change pants, wind up on a skyscraper in construction.

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

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Double Whoopee Jean Harlow, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy Double Whoopee is a 1929 Hal Roach Studios silent short comedy starring Laurel and Hardy. It was shot during February 1929 and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on May 18 of that year.

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This Thing Called Love Jean Harlow, Constance Bennett, ZaSu Pitts This Thing Called Love is a 1929 American romantic comedy film starring Edmund Lowe, Constance Bennett, Ruth Taylor, Roscoe Karns, Zazu Pitts, and Jean Harlow. Harlow appears in a cameo role, as ...more

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Iron Man Jean Harlow, Lew Ayres, Mike Donlin Iron Man is a 1931 American sport drama film directed by Tod Browning and starring Lew Ayres, Robert Armstrong and Jean Harlow. In 1951, Universal remade the film with Jeff Chandler, Evelyn ...more

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The Saturday Night Kid Jean Harlow, Jean Arthur, Clara Bow The Saturday Night Kid is an early talking romantic comedy film about two sisters and the man they both want. It stars Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, James Hall, and in her first credited role, Jean ...more

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Hollywood Party Lucille Ball, Mickey Rooney, Clark Gable Hollywood Party is a musical film starring Jimmy Durante and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film is notable for several disconnected sequences that have little connection with each ...more