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The Best Loretta Young Movies  

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

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James Arness, Loretta Young, Ethel Barrymore
The Farmer's Daughter is a 1947 movie that tells the story of a farmgirl who ends up working as a maid for a Congressman and his politically powerful mother. It stars Loretta Young, Joseph ...more
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Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young
The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young and Orson Welles. It was the third feature film completed by Welles as a director. A drama about a war crimes ...more
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Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan, Margalo Gillmore
Cause for Alarm! is a 1951 film noir suspense film directed by Tay Garnett, written by Mel Dinelli and Tom Lewis, based on a story by Larry Marcus. Ellen narrates the tale of "the most ...more
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Cary Grant, David Niven, Loretta Young
The Bishop's Wife, also known as Cary and the Bishop's Wife, is a Samuel Goldwyn romantic comedy feature film from 1947, starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, and David Niven in a story about an ...more
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Loretta Young, Sara Allgood, Robert Cummings
The Accused is a 1949 American film noir directed by William Dieterle and written by Ketti Frings, based on Be Still, My Love, a 1947 novel written by June Truesdell. The drama features Loretta ...more
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Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Kent Taylor
The first version of Ramona to have sound and also the first to have color.
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Loretta Young, Charles Boyer
Shanghai is a 1935 film directed by James Flood, produced by Walter Wanger, distributed by Paramount Pictures, and starring Loretta Young and Charles Boyer. The picture's supporting cast ...more
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Loretta Young, Joseph Schildkraut, C. Aubrey Smith
The Crusades is a 1935 American historical adventure film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and originally released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Loretta Young as Berengaria of ...more
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Robert Mitchum, William Holden, Loretta Young
Rachel and the Stranger is a black-and-white 1948 western film starring Loretta Young, William Holden, and Robert Mitchum. The Norman Foster-directed film was one of the few to address the role ...more
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Loretta Young, Regis Toomey, Lyle Talbot
She Had to Say Yes is a 1933 pre-Code film directed by George Amy and Busby Berkley. It was Berkley's directorial debut. Loretta Young stars as a secretary who receives unwanted sexual advances ...more
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Boris Karloff, Loretta Young, Robert Young
The House of Rothschild is an American film written by Nunnally Johnson from the play by George Hembert Westley, and directed by Alfred L. Werker. It chronicles the biographical story of the ...more
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Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Annabella
Suez is an American film released on October 28, 1938 by 20th Century Fox, with Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production, directed by Allan Dwan and starring Tyrone Power, Loretta Young and ...more
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Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Reginald Owen
The Call of the Wild is a 1935 American adventure film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Clark Gable, Loretta Young, and Jack Oakie. Based on Jack London's novel of the same name, the ...more
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Loretta Young, Norman Foster, Nat Pendleton
Play-Girl is a 1932 romantic drama film starring Winnie Lightner, Loretta Young, and Norman Foster. A young woman marries a professional gambler.
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Loretta Young, Debra Paget, Van Johnson
Mother Is a Freshman is a 1949 comedy motion picture directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Loretta Young and Van Johnson. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Costume Design by Kay
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Tyrone Power, Don Ameche, Loretta Young
Ladies in Love is a romantic comedy film directed by Edward H. Griffith and starring Janet Gaynor, Constance Bennett and Loretta Young. The film revolves around three roommates in exotic ...more
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Key to the City Clark Gable, Loretta Young
Key to the City is a 1950 romantic comedy film starring Clark Gable and Loretta Young as mayors who meet during a convention in San Francisco and, despite their contrasting personalities and ...more
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Loretta Young, Walter Brennan, Douglass Dumbrille
Kentucky is a 1938 Technicolor film with Loretta Young, Richard Greene, and Walter Brennan. It was directed by David Butler. It is a Romeo and Juliet story of lovers Jack and Sally, set amidst ...more
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Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester
Come to the Stable is a 1949 American film which tells the story of two French nuns who come to a small New England town and involve the townsfolk in helping them to build a children's hospital. ...more
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Cary Grant, Loretta Young, Henry Travers
Born to Be Bad is a 1934 drama film directed by Lowell Sherman, and starring Loretta Young and Cary Grant. This film was rejected by the Hays Office twice before it was finally approved. Young's ...more
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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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Loretta Young, Eric Linden, Aline MacMahon
Life Begins is a drama film set in a 1930s maternity ward and deals with unwed mothers. It was adapted from the play of the same name by Mary M. Axelson.
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Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Ricardo Cortez
Midnight Mary is a 1933 film that reveals in flashbacks the hard life of a woman on trial for murder. It stars Loretta Young, Ricardo Cortez, and Franchot Tone.
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Loretta Young, Brian Aherne
A Night to Remember is a mystery comedy film starring Loretta Young and Brian Aherne. It was directed by Richard Wallace, and is based on the novel The Frightened Stiff by Kelley Roos. A mystery ...more
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Loretta Young, Richard Barthelmess, Aline MacMahon
Heroes for Sale is a Depression-era film directed by William Wellman, starring Richard Barthelmess, Aline MacMahon, and Loretta Young, and released by Warner Bros. and First National Pictures. ...more