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

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

This list is made up of many different films, including Two Girls on Broadway and Millie.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Joan Blondell movies?" and "What are the greatest Joan Blondell roles of all time?"
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James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Dorothy Lamour Footlight Parade is a 1933 American musical film starring James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler and Dick Powell and featuring Frank McHugh, Guy Kibbee, Hugh Herbert and Ruth Donnelly. The ...more

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Ginger Rogers, Joan Blondell, Billy Barty Gold Diggers of 1933 is a pre-code Warner Bros. musical film directed by Mervyn LeRoy with songs by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, staged and choreographed by Busby Berkeley. It stars Warren ...more

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Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Joseph Crehan Gold Diggers of 1937 is a 1936 Warner Bros. movie musical directed by Lloyd Bacon with musical numbers created and directed by Busby Berkeley, and starring Dick Powell and Joan Blondell, who ...more

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Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler Colleen is a 1936 Warner Bros. musical film directed by Alfred E. Green. It stars Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, and Joan Blondell.

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James Cagney, Joan Blondell Blonde Crazy is a 1931 film by Roy Del Ruth, starring James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern, Ray Milland, and Guy Kibbee famous for Cagney's line, "That dirty, double-crossin' ...more

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We're in the Money Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell We're in the Money is a romantic comedy film released by Warner Bros. Pictures in 1935. The movie stars Joan Blondell and Glenda Farrell, one of the six movies in which they were paired ...more

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James Cagney, Joan Blondell The Crowd Roars is a 1932 film directed by Howard Hawks starring James Cagney and featuring Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, Eric Linden, Guy Kibbee, and Frank McHugh. The driver in the film's auto ...more

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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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Betty Grable, Joan Blondell, Ina Claire The Greeks Had a Word for Them, also known as Three Broadway Girls, is a Pre-Code comedy film directed by Lowell Sherman, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and released by United Artists. It stars ...more

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Joan Blondell, Binnie Barnes, Janet Blair Three Girls About Town is a 1941 Columbia comedy film directed by Leigh Jason. The story is written by Richard Carroll and stars Joan Blondell, Binnie Barnes and Janet Blair.

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Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell, Leslie Howard Stand-In is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Leslie Howard, Joan Blondell, and Humphrey Bogart. The picture was produced by the independent Walter Wanger, and ...more

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Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell Havana Widows is a 1933 Warner Bros. comedy film directed by Ray Enright and starring Joan Blondell and Glenda Farrell. The picture is the first of an informal series of four movies through the ...more

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Joan Blondell, Carole Landis, Roland Young Topper Returns is the third and final entry in the initial series of films inspired by the novels of Thorne Smith. It followed Topper and Topper Takes a Trip. As in the prior movies, Roland ...more

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Joan Blondell, Mary Astor, Adolphe Menjou Convention City is a 1933 American pre-Code sex comedy film directed by Archie Mayo, and starring Joan Blondell, Guy Kibbee, Dick Powell, Mary Astor and Adolphe Menjou. The film was produced by ...more

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Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler Dames is a 1934 Warner Bros. musical comedy film directed by Ray Enright with dance numbers created by Busby Berkeley. The film stars Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Guy Kibbee, ZaSu ...more

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Joan Blondell, Dorothy McGuire, James Dunn A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a 1945 film, the first film directed by Greek-American director Elia Kazan, starring James Dunn, Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, and Peggy Ann Garner. The film is ...more

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Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell, Edward G. Robinson Bullets or Ballots is a 1936 gangster film starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane and Humphrey Bogart. Robinson plays a police detective who infiltrates a crime gang. This is ...more

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Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray Nightmare Alley is a 1947 film noir starring Tyrone Power and Joan Blondell, and directed by Edmund Goulding. The film is based on the 1946 novel of the same name, written by William Lindsay ...more

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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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Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Joan Blondell Desk Set is a 1957 American romantic comedy film directed by Walter Lang and starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. The screenplay was written by Phoebe Ephron and Henry Ephron from the ...more

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Bing Crosby, Anthony Quinn, Joan Blondell Waikiki Wedding is a 1937 American musical film directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, and Shirley Ross. Bing plays the part of Tony Marvin, a PR man charged ...more

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Natalie Wood, Charles Laughton, Jane Wyman The Blue Veil is a 1951 American drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt. The screenplay by Norman Corwin is based on a story by François Campaux, which was adapted for the French ...more

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Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld The Cincinnati Kid is a 1965 American drama film. It tells the story of Eric "The Kid" Stoner, a young Depression-era poker player, as he seeks to establish his reputation as the best. ...more

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Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Blondell Night Nurse is a 1931 American pre-code crime drama and mystery film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by William A. Wellman. The film stars Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Joan ...more

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John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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Joan Blondell, Ann Sothern, Margaret Sullavan Cry 'Havoc' is a 1943 American war drama film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Richard Thorpe. The cast is primarily female, with the main roles played by Margaret Sullavan, Ann ...more

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Joan Blondell, Lewis Stone, Dickie Moore The Office Wife is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic drama film directed by Lloyd Bacon, released by Warner Bros., and based on the novel of the same name by Faith Baldwin. It was the talkie ...more

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Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell Three on a Match is a 1932 American pre-Code crime drama released by Warner Bros. The film was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and stars Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak and Bette Davis. The film also ...more

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Joan Blondell, Mary Astor, Melvyn Douglas There's Always a Woman is a 1938 comedy mystery film starring Melvyn Douglas as a detective investigating a murder and Joan Blondell as his interfering wife Sally. The movie was based on the ...more

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Joan Blondell, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Union Depot is a Pre-Code film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Joan Blondell, directed by Alfred E. Green for Warner Brothers, and based upon an unpublished play by Joe Laurie, Jr., Gene ...more

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Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Joan Blondell Adventure is a 1945 American romantic drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Clark Gable and Greer Garson. Based on the 1937 novel The Anointed by Clyde Brion Davis, the film is ...more

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Joan Blondell, Chester Morris Blondie Johnson is a 1933 Warner Bros. drama film directed by Ray Enright. It stars Chester Morris and Joan Blondell.

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Broadway Gondolier Joan Blondell, Adolphe Menjou, Dick Powell Broadway Gondolier is a 1935 film directed by Lloyd Bacon.

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Peter Falk, Joan Blondell, John Cassavetes Opening Night is a 1977 American drama film written and directed by John Cassavetes, and starring Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, Zohra Lampert, and Cassavetes.

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Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell The Champ is a 1979 remake, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name which was directed by King Vidor. It stars Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, and Ricky ...more

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Jayne Mansfield, Groucho Marx, Joan Blondell 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

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James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Joan Blondell Support Your Local Gunfighter is a 1971 comic western film starring James Garner, directed by Burt Kennedy, and written by James Edward Grant. The film shares many cast and crew members and plot ...more

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Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell Stay Away, Joe is a 1968 Western-comedy film, with musical interludes, set in modern times and starring Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith and Joan Blondell. The film was based on the 1953 novel by ...more

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Joan Collins, Leslie Nielsen, Joan Blondell The Opposite Sex is a 1956 American musical romantic comedy film shot in Metrocolor. The film was directed by David Miller and stars June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray, Ann Sheridan, Ann ...more

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Joan Blondell, Anita Louise, Frank McHugh Millie is a Pre-Code drama film directed by John Francis Dillon from a screenplay by Charles Kenyon and Ralph Morgan, based on a novel of the same name by Donald Henderson Clarke. The film was ...more

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Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett, Clifton Webb For Heaven's Sake is a 1950 fantasy film starring Clifton Webb as an angel trying to save the marriage of a couple played by Joan Bennett and Robert Cummings. It was adapted from the play May We ...more

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Errol Flynn, Joan Blondell, Edward Everett Horton The Perfect Specimen is a 1937 film directed by Michael Curtiz. The film is based on a novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams.

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Kona Coast Joan Blondell, Vera Miles, Richard Boone Kona Coast is a 1968 film directed by Lamont Johnson. It stars Richard Boone and Vera Miles.

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Joan Blondell, William Powell Lawyer Man is a 1932 Warner Bros. drama film directed by William Dieterle. The story is based on the novel by Max Trell and the film stars William Powell and Joan Blondell. By the time of the ...more

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Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell, Eric Linden Big City Blues is a 1932 Warner Bros. drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The film is based on the play New York Town by Ward Morehouse and stars Joan Blondell and Eric Linden, with an ...more

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Joan Blondell, Louise Brooks, Laura La Plante God's Gift to Women is an all-talking pre-code musical romantic comedy film released by Warner Brothers, and starring Frank Fay, Laura LaPlante, Louise Brooks and Joan Blondell. The film was ...more

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Joan Blondell, Eleanor Parker, Richard Boone Lizzie is a 1957 drama film directed by Hugo Haas. The movie is based on the novel The Bird's Nest by Shirley Jackson and stars Eleanor Parker, Richard Boone and Joan Blondell. The popular songs ...more

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Joan Blondell, Dick Powell I Want a Divorce is a 1940 Paramount film directed by Ralph Murphy. The screenplay was written by Frank Butler. The film starred then married actors Joan Blondell and Dick Powell, who would ...more

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Joan Blondell, Chuck Connors, Jamie Farr Ride Beyond Vengeance is a 1966 western film. It stars Chuck Connors, Michael Rennie, Kathryn Hays and Bill Bixby. The film was directed by Bernard McEveety and produced by Andrew J. Fenady from ...more

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James Coburn, Bruce Dern, Joan Blondell Waterhole #3 is a 1967 Western comedy film directed by William A. Graham. It is considered to be a comic remake of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. The film stars James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor ...more