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

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

List features films like Easter Parade and The Harvey Girls.

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The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful ...more

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Meet Me in St. Louis Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Margaret O'Brien Meet Me in St. Louis is a 1944 musical film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer which tells the story of an American family living in St. Louis at the time of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair ...more

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A Star Is Born Judy Garland, Amanda Blake, Laurindo Almeida A Star Is Born is a 1954 American musical film written by Moss Hart, starring Judy Garland and James Mason, and directed by George Cukor. Hart's screenplay was an adaptation of the original 1937 ...more

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Easter Parade Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire Easter Parade is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire, featuring music by Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's best-known songs, such as ...more

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The Harvey Girls Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Cyd Charisse The Harvey Girls is a 1946 MGM musical film based on the 1942 novel of the same name by Samuel Hopkins Adams, about Fred Harvey's famous Harvey House waitresses. Directed by George Sidney, the ...more

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Summer Stock Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Phil Silvers Summer Stock, known as If You Feel Like Singing in the UK, is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical made in 1950. The film was directed by Charles Walters and stars Judy Garland and Gene Kelly and ...more

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For Me and My Gal Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Keenan Wynn For Me and My Gal is a 1942 American musical film directed by Busby Berkeley and starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly – in his screen debut – and George Murphy, and featuring Martha Eggerth and Ben ...more

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In the Good Old Summertime Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Buster Keaton In the Good Old Summertime is a 1949 Technicolor musical film directed by Robert Z. Leonard. It starred Judy Garland, Van Johnson and S.Z. Sakall. The film is a musical adaptation of the 1940 ...more

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The Clock Judy Garland, Keenan Wynn, James Gleason The Clock is a 1945 American romantic drama film starring Judy Garland and Robert Walker and directed by Garland's future husband, Vincente Minnelli. This was Garland's first dramatic role, as ...more

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Judgment at Nuremberg Judy Garland, William Shatner, Marlene Dietrich Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 American drama film dealing with the Holocaust, with non-combatant war crimes against a civilian population, and with the post-World War II geo-political ...more

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The Pirate Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Gladys Cooper The Pirate is a 1948 American Technicolor musical feature film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. With songs by Cole Porter, it stars Judy Garland and Gene Kelly with co-stars Walter Slezak, Gladys ...more

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I Could Go On Singing Judy Garland, Dirk Bogarde, Jack Klugman I Could Go On Singing is a 1963 film directed by Ronald Neame, starring Judy Garland and Dirk Bogarde. Although not a huge box office success on release, it won Garland much praise for her ...more

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Girl Crazy Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, June Allyson Girl Crazy is a 1943 musical film produced by Metro Goldwyn Mayer. Based on the stage musical of the same name, Girl Crazy stars Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in their ninth of ten pairings, ...more

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Babes in Arms Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Guy Kibbee Babes in Arms is the 1939 American film version of the 1937 Broadway musical of the same name. The film version stars Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee, June Preisser, ...more

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Presenting Lily Mars Judy Garland, Tommy Dorsey, Van Heflin Presenting Lily Mars is a 1943 American musical motion picture produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and released in 1943. The film starred Judy Garland and Van Heflin and was based on the novel by ...more

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Ziegfeld Follies Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire Ziegfeld Follies is a 1946 Hollywood musical comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, Merrill Pye, George Sidney ...more

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Strike Up the Band Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Paul Whiteman Strike Up the Band is a 1940 American black and white musical film. It is directed by Busby Berkeley and stars Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. A very famous, memorable quote from the film is ...more

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Ziegfeld Girl Judy Garland, James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr Ziegfeld Girl is a 1941 American musical film starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, and co-starring Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Eve Arden, and Philip Dorn. Released ...more

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Little Nellie Kelly Judy Garland, George Murphy Little Nellie Kelly is a 1940 musical comedy film based on the stage musical of the same name by George M. Cohan which was a hit on Broadway in 1922 and 1923. The film was written by Jack ...more

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Love Finds Andy Hardy Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Lana Turner Love Finds Andy Hardy is a 1938 romantic comedy film which tells the story of a teenage boy who becomes entangled with three different girls all at the same time. It stars Mickey Rooney, Lewis ...more

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Babes on Broadway Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Ava Gardner Babes on Broadway is a 1941 musical film starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland and directed by Busby Berkeley, with Vincente Minnelli directing Garland's big solo numbers. The film, which ...more

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A Child Is Waiting Judy Garland, Burt Lancaster, John Cassavetes A Child Is Waiting is a 1963 American drama film written by Abby Mann and directed by John Cassavetes. Burt Lancaster portrays the director of a state institution for mentally handicapped and ...more

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Words and Music Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Janet Leigh Words and Music is a 1948 film loosely based on the creative partnership of the composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart. The film stars Mickey Rooney as Hart and Tom Drake as Rodgers, ...more

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Judy Garland: Live at the London Palladium Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland

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Till the Clouds Roll By Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury Till The Clouds Roll By is a 1946 American musical film made by MGM. The film is a fictionalized biography of composer Jerome Kern who was originally involved with the production of the film, ...more

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Broadway Melody of 1938 Judy Garland, Robert Taylor, Buddy Ebsen Broadway Melody of 1938 is a 1937 musical film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The film is essentially a backstage musical revue, featuring high-budget sets and ...more

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Life Begins for Andy Hardy Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Ann Rutherford Life Begins for Andy Hardy is the 11th installment of the popular Andy Hardy movies. Directed by George B. Seitz, Life Begins for Andy Hardy was also the last Andy Hardy movie to feature Judy

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Andy Hardy Meets Debutante Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Ann Rutherford Andy Hardy Meets Debutante is a 1940 American family comedy film directed by George B. Seitz. The film stars Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden and Judy Garland. It is the ...more

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The Judy Garland Show: Featuring Ray Bolger and Vic Damone Judy Garland, Vic Damone, Ray Bolger

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Judy Garland, Robert Goulet & Phil Silvers Special Judy Garland, Phil Silvers, Robert Goulet

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Everybody Sing Judy Garland, Fanny Brice, Reginald Owen Everybody Sing is a 1938 musical comedy film starring Judy Garland, Allan Jones, Fanny Brice, Reginald Owen and Billie Burke.

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Every Sunday Judy Garland, Deanna Durbin Every Sunday is a 1936 American short musical film. It tells the story of two young girls and their efforts to save a public concert series, which was being threatened by poor attendance. ...more

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Listen, Darling Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Walter Pidgeon Listen, Darling is a 1938 musical comedy film starring Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Mary Astor, and Walter Pidgeon.

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Thoroughbreds Don't Cry Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Sophie Tucker Thoroughbreds Don't Cry is a film directed by Alfred E. Green, and starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in their first film together.

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Pigskin Parade Judy Garland, Betty Grable, Patsy Kelly Pigskin Parade is a 1936 musical comedy film which tells the story of husband and wife college football coaches who convince a backwoods player to play for their team so they can go to the big ...more

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Gay Purr-ee Judy Garland, Mel Blanc, Red Buttons Gay Purr-ee is an animated film musical produced by United Productions of America and released by Warner Bros. in 1962. It features the voice talent of Judy Garland in her only animated-film ...more