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The Best Joan Bennett Movies  

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Thirty-Day Princess and Arizona to Broadway.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Joan Bennett movies?" and "What are the greatest Joan Bennett roles of all time?"

Joan Bennett was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Hal Roach, Fritz Lang and Otto Preminger.

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The Mississippi Gambler Joan Bennett, Joseph Schildkraut, Carmelita Geraghty
The Mississippi Gambler is a 1929 film made by Universal Pictures, directed by Reginald Barker, and starring by Joseph Schildkraut and Joan Bennett.
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Cary Grant, Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett
Thirty-Day Princess is a 1934 black-and-white comedy film starring Sylvia Sidney, Cary Grant and Edward Arnold. The film was based on a story of the same name by Clarence Budington Kelland, ...more
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Joan Bennett, Warner Baxter, George Chandler
Doctors' Wives is a 1931 romantic drama film made by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Frank Borzage. The film stars Warner Baxter and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Maurine Dallas ...more
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Joan Bennett, Walter Pidgeon, George Raft
The House Across the Bay is a 1940 film directed by Archie Mayo, produced by Walter Wanger, written by Myles Connolly and Kathryn Scola, and released by United Artists. The picture involves a ...more
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Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy, Eugene Pallette
Wild Girl is a 1932 American historical drama film starring Charles Farrell, Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy, and Eugene Pallette. The movie was directed by Raoul Walsh, based on a play by Paul ...more
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Joan Bennett, Ronald Colman, Colin Clive
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo is a 1935 American romantic comedy film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Stephen Roberts, and starred Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, and Colin ...more
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Myrna Loy, Joan Bennett, George Raft
Hush Money is a 1931 American comedy-drama film featuring Joan Bennett, Hardie Albright, Owen Moore, Myrna Loy, and George Raft. The movie was directed by Sidney Lanfield.
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Cary Grant, Joan Bennett, Conrad Nagel
Wedding Present is a 1936 romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Richard Wallace, and starred Joan Bennett and Cary Grant. The screenplay was written by Joseph ...more
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Henry Fonda, Joan Bennett
Wild Geese Calling is a 1941 film made by 20th Century-Fox, directed by John Brahm and starring Henry Fonda and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Horace McCoy, based on a novel by ...more
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Joan Bennett, Mary Beth Hughes, Iris Adrian
Highway Dragnet is a 1954 American crime drama film noir directed by Nathan Juran, based on story by U.S. Anderson and Roger Corman. The film stars Richard Conte, Joan Bennett and Wanda
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Maybe It's Love Joan Bennett, Joe E. Brown, James Hall
Maybe It's Love is an all-talking 1930 musical comedy film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by William A. Wellman. The movie stars Joan Bennett, Joe E. Brown and James Hall. ...more
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Milton Berle, Joan Bennett, Otto Preminger
Margin for Error is a 1943 American drama film directed by Otto Preminger. The screenplay by Lillie Hayward and Samuel Fuller is based on the 1939 play of the same title by Clare Boothe Luce.
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Joan Bennett, Adolphe Menjou, John Hubbard
The Housekeeper's Daughter is a 1939 comedy film directed and produced by Hal Roach. The film stars Joan Bennett, Adolphe Menjou and John Hubbard. The screenplay was written by Rian James, ...more
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Walter Brennan, Joan Bennett, Randolph Scott
The Texans is a 1938 film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by James P. Hogan, and starring by Joan Bennett, Randolph Scott and Walter Brennan. The screenplay was written by William Wister ...more
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Joan Bennett, Charles Coburn, Allyn Joslyn
Colonel Effingham's Raid is a 1946 comedy film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Irving Pichel. It is also known as Berry Fleming's Colonel Effingham's Raid, Everything's Peaches Down in ...more
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Joan Bennett, Francis Lederer
The Man I Married is a 1940 drama film starring Joan Bennett and Francis Lederer. An American woman marries a German, only to lose him to the Nazi Party when the couple travel to Germany.
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John Barrymore, Joan Bennett, Noble Johnson
Moby Dick is a 1930 all-talking film made by Warner Bros., directed by Lloyd Bacon, and starring John Barrymore and Joan Bennett. The film is a sound remake of the 1926 silent movie, The Sea ...more
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Mississippi Bing Crosby, W. C. Fields, Joan Bennett
Mississippi is a 1935 musical comedy film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and starring Bing Crosby, W. C. Fields, and Joan Bennett. Written by Francis Martin and Jack Cunningham based on the ...more
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Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett
13 Hours by Air is a 1936 drama film made by Paramount Pictures and directed by Mitchell Leisen. The film stars Fred MacMurray and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Kenyon Nicholson ...more
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Confirm or Deny Don Ameche, Joan Bennett
Confirm or Deny is a 1941 film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Archie Mayo & Fritz Lang, and starring by Don Ameche and Joan Bennett. The screenplay was written by Jo Swerling, based ...more
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George Sanders, Joan Bennett, Clayton Moore
The Son of Monte Cristo is a 1940 American black-and-white film produced by Edward Small, directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, and George Sanders. The Small ...more
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Joan Bennett, Lloyd Bridges, Franchot Tone
The Wife Takes a Flyer is a 1942 romantic comedy film made by Columbia Pictures, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring by Joan Bennett and Franchot Tone. The screenplay was written by Jay ...more
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She Knew All the Answers Eve Arden, Joan Bennett, Franchot Tone
She Knew All the Answers is a 1941 comedy film made by Columbia Pictures, directed by Richard Wallace, and starring by Joan Bennett and Franchot Tone. The screenplay was written by Kenneth Earl ...more
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Joan Bennett, James Dunn
Arizona to Broadway is a 1933 crime romance film made by Fox Film Corporation, directed by James Tinling. The screenplay was written by William M. Conselman and Henry Johnson. The film stars ...more
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Joan Bennett, Joel McCrea, Reginald Denny
Two in a Crowd is a romantic comedy film directed by Alfred E. Green, starring Joan Bennett and Joel McCrea, and released by Universal Pictures. The screenplay was written by Lewis R. Foster, ...more