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The Best Marion Davies Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 190 votes 48 voters 4.4k views 33 items

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

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

List is made up of films like It's a Wise Child and Going Hollywood.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Marion Davies movies?" and "What are the greatest Marion Davies roles of all time?"
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Marion Davies, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Released: 1928

Directed by: King Vidor

The Patsy is a 1928 American silent comedy-drama film directed by King Vidor, produced and starring Marion Davies for her Cosmopolitan Productions, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was ...more
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Charlie Chaplin, Marion Davies, William Haines

Released: 1928

Directed by: King Vidor

Show People is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by King Vidor. The film was a starring vehicle for actress Marion Davies and actor William Haines and included notable cameo ...more
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Marion Davies, Alan Mowbray, J. Farrell MacDonald

Released: 1933

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Peg o' My Heart is a 1933 film adaptation of the play of the same name by J. Hartley Manners. It starred Marion Davies as a poor Irish girl who stands to inherit a fortune if she satisfies ...more
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The Red Mill Marion Davies, Owen Moore

Released: 1927

Directed by: Roscoe Arbuckle

The Red Mill is a 1927 American comedy film directed by Fatty Arbuckle and written by Frances Marion.
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Robert Montgomery, Marion Davies, Billie Dove

Released: 1932

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Blondie of the Follies is a 1932 comedy film directed by Edmund Goulding and written by Anita Loos and Frances Marion.
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Marion Davies

Released: 1931

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

The Bachelor Father is a 1931 American MGM drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard. The film stars Marion Davies and Ralph Forbes and C. Aubrey Smith
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Marion Davies, Harrison Ford

Released: 1923

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Little Old New York is a 1923 silent historical drama film starring Marion Davies and directed by Sidney Olcott that was based on a play of the same name by Rida Johnson Young. The film was ...more
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Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel

Released: 1927

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Quality Street is a 1927 MGM silent film based on the 1901 play by James M. Barrie which starred Barrie favorite Maude Adams. The film starred Marion Davies and Conrad Nagel and was directed by ...more
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Mary Astor, Marion Davies, Dick Powell

Released: 1935

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Page Miss Glory is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Marion Davies, Pat O'Brien, and Dick Powell. It was based on the play of the same name by Joseph Schrank and Philip Dunning.
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Clark Gable, Jane Wyman, Marion Davies

Released: 1936

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Cain and Mabel is a 1936 romantic comedy film designed as a vehicle for Marion Davies in which she co-stars with Clark Gable. The story had been filmed before, in 1924, by William Randolph ...more
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Bing Crosby, Marion Davies, Sterling Holloway

Released: 1933

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Going Hollywood is a 1933 American musical film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Marion Davies and Bing Crosby. It was written by Donald Ogden Stewart and based on a story by Frances Marion. ...more
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W. C. Fields, Marion Davies, Ken Maynard

Released: 1924

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Janice Meredith, also known as The Beautiful Rebel, is a silent film released in 1924 that is based on the book and play of the same name written by Paul Leicester Ford and Edward Everett Rose. ...more
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Marion Davies, Raymond Hackett

Released: 1930

Directed by: King Vidor

Not So Dumb is a comedy motion picture starring Marion Davies, directed by King Vidor, and produced for Cosmopolitan Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is based on the stage play Dulcy by ...more
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Marion Davies, Anders Randolf, Reginald Barlow

Released: 1919

Directed by: George D. Baker

The Cinema Murder was a 1919 American silent drama film starring Marion Davies, adapted from the 1917 novel by E. Phillips Oppenheim. The film is now considered lost.
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Joan Crawford, Buster Keaton, Jack Benny

Released: 1929

Directed by: Charles Reisner

The Hollywood Revue of 1929 is a 1929 American musical-comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was the studio's second feature-length musical, and one of the earliest ventures into the ...more
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Claude Rains, Marion Davies, Dick Powell

Released: 1936

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Hearts Divided is a 1936 musical film about the real-life marriage between American Elizabeth 'Betsy' Patterson and Jérôme Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon. It starred Marion Davies ...more
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Marion Davies, Mack Swain, Oscar Apfel

Released: 1931

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Marianne is a 1929 Pre-Code romantic drama about a French farm girl who, despite already having a French fiancé, falls in love with an American soldier during World War I. It was made ...more
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Marion Davies, Antonio Moreno, Creighton Hale

Released: 1926

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Beverly of Graustark is a silent film directed by Sidney Franklin, starring Marion Davies, Antonio Moreno and Creighton Hale. The film's screenplay was written by Agnes Christine Johnston based ...more
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Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel

Released: 1925

Directed by: Monta Bell

Lights of Old Broadway is a drama film directed by Monta Bell, produced by William Randolph Hearst's Cosmopolitan Productions, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film stars Marion Davies ...more
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Lou Costello, Marion Davies, Joel McCrea

Released: 1927

Directed by: Sam Wood

The Fair Co-Ed is a 1927 silent film comedy starring Marion Davies and released through MGM. The film was produced by William Randolph Hearst, through Cosmopolitan Procuctions and directed by ...more
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Robert Montgomery, Marion Davies

Released: 1937

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Ever Since Eve is a 1937 romantic comedy film starring Marion Davies and Robert Montgomery.
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Tillie the Toiler Marion Davies, James Murray, Matt Moore

Released: 1927

Directed by: Hobart Henley

Tillie the Toiler is a 1927 comedy-drama film written by Agnes Christine Johnston and Edward T. Lowe Jr. and directed by Hobart Henley.
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Marion Davies, Marie Prevost, James Gleason

Released: 1931

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

It's a Wise Child is a 1931 comedy-drama film written by Laurence E. Johnson and directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
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William Powell, Marion Davies

Directed by: Robert G. Vignola

When Knighthood Was in Flower is a 1922 silent historical film based on the novel When Knighthood Was in Flower by Charles Major and play by Paul Kester. The film was produced by William ...more
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Gary Cooper, Marion Davies, Jean Parker

Released: 1934

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Operator 13 is a 1934 American romance film directed by Richard Boleslawski and starring Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, and Jean Parker. Based on stories written by Robert W. Chambers, the film is ...more