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

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

This list is made up of films like The Wiz and Hollywood Musicals of the '40s.

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

Lena Horne was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Patti LaBelle and Judy Garland in terms of fame and success.

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Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Chris Pratt Bride Wars is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Greg DePaul, June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson. The film stars Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice ...more

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Lena Horne, Benny Carter, Cab Calloway Stormy Weather is a 1943 American musical film produced and released by 20th Century Fox. The movie is considered one of the best Hollywood musicals with an African-American cast, the other ...more

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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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Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Butterfly McQueen Cabin in the Sky is a 1943 musical film directed by Vincente Minnelli and Busby Berkeley.

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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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Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Richard Pryor The Wiz is a 1978 American musical adventure film produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures, and released by Universal on October 24, 1978. A reimagining of L. ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Gene Kelly, Lena Horne That's Entertainment! III is a documentary film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to celebrate the studio's 70th anniversary. It was the third in a series of retrospectives that began with the ...more

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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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Lena Horne, Nancy Walker, George Murphy Broadway Rhythm is an MGM Technicolor musical film. It was produced by Jack Cummings and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The film was originally announced as Broadway Melody of 1944 to follow MGM's ...more

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Lena Horne, Carroll O'Connor, Richard Widmark Death of a Gunfighter is a 1969 Western film. It is most notable for the first use of the pseudonymous Allen Smithee directorial credit. It stars Richard Widmark and Lena Horne, and features an ...more

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The Ladies Sing the Blues is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lena Horne Movies
The Ladies Sing the Blues Lena Horne, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan

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Lena Horne, Everett Brown, Vernon McCalla The Duke Is Tops is a 1938 American musical film released by Million Dollar Productions and directed by William Nolte. The film was later released in 1943 under the title The Bronze Venus, with ...more

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Lena Horne: The Incomparable Lena Horne Lena Horne

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Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party Lena Horne, Avon Long, Ethel Moses Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party is a 1935 American musical short film which was released by Paramount Pictures. On 13 February 2001, the film was reissued by Kino International in the DVD ...more

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Lena Horne, Maxie Rosenbloom, Lou Nova Swing Fever is a 1943 musical film directed by Tim Whelan.

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Hollywood Musicals of the '40s Mickey Rooney, Bob Hope, Lena Horne

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Bing Crosby's White Christmas ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lena Horne Movies
Bing Crosby's White Christmas USO All Star Show Jane Russell, Lena Horne

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The Harlem Renaissance Lena Horne

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Judy Garland: Judy Duets Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney, Tony Bennett

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Sarah Vaughan & Other Jazz Divas Lena Horne

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In the Mood for Love: Romantic Classics from the Golden Era of Jazz Doris Day, Lena Horne

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Jazz Legends: Boogie Woogie Lena Horne, Maurice Rocco

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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: The 1940s Mickey Rooney, Lena Horne, Betty Hutton

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Boogie-Woogie Dream Lena Horne, Pete Johnson, Albert Ammons Boogie-Woogie Dream is an independently made short film musical, directed by Hanus Burger, starring Lena Horne, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Teddy Wilson and his orchestra. It is a ...more