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

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

Items here include everything from Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation to Boy of the Streets.

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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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Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main Rationing is a 1944 film starring Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main. The screen comedy was directed by Willis Goldbeck.

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Janet Leigh, Gary Cooper, Gene Kelly It's a Big Country is a 1951 anthology film directed by 6 directors: Clarence Brown, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis, and William A. Wellman.

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Gary Cooper, Anthony Perkins, Dorothy McGuire Friendly Persuasion is a 1956 Civil War film starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton and Phyllis Love. The screenplay was adapted by Michael Wilson ...more

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Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marjorie Main Movies
Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone James Whitmore, Marjorie Main Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone is a 1950 comedy/murder mystery film set on board a train. It stars Marjorie Main and James Whitmore. It is based on the short story "Once Upon a Train" by ...more

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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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Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Vera-Ellen The Belle of New York is a 1952 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Hollywood musical comedy film set in New York circa 1900 and stars Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Alice Pearce, Marjorie Main and Keenan Wynn, with ...more

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Joan Crawford, Joan Fontaine, Rosalind Russell The Women is a 1939 American comedy-drama film directed by George Cukor. The film is based on Clare Boothe Luce's play of the same name, and was adapted for the screen by Anita Loos and Jane ...more

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Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Richard Long The Egg and I is a 1947 American romantic comedy film directed by Chester Erskine, who co-wrote the screenplay with Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the book of the same name by Betty MacDonald and ...more

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon Too Hot to Handle is a 1938 film about a newsreel reporter, the woman he is attracted to, and his fierce competitor, played by Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, and Walter Pidgeon respectively. Many of ...more

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Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Claire Trevor Dead End is a 1937 crime drama film. It is an adaptation of the Sidney Kingsley 1935 Broadway play of the same name. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Joel McCrea, and Sylvia Sidney. It is notable as ...more

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Margaret O'Brien, Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main Bad Bascomb is a 1946 western film starring Wallace Beery and Margaret O'Brien. The movie was directed by S. Sylvan Simon.

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Lucille Ball, Keenan Wynn, Desi Arnaz The Long, Long Trailer is a 1954 romantic comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli.

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Katharine Hepburn, Robert Mitchum, Robert Taylor Undercurrent is a film noir drama directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay was written by Edward Chodorov, based on the novel You Were There by Thelma Strabel. The motion picture features ...more

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Joseph Crehan, Lionel Atwill, Helen Mack The Wrong Road is a 1937 American film directed by James Cruze. The film is now in the public domain.

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Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Marjorie Main The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap is a 1947 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello.

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Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki is a 1955 American comedy film directed by Lee Sholem. It is the seventh installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie Main ...more

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Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 American comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was by Samson Raphaelson based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete. The music score ...more

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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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Donna Reed, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone The Bugle Sounds is a 1942 World War II movie starring Wallace Beery as a cavalry sergeant resistant to replacing horses with tanks. The supporting cast includes Marjorie Main, Lewis Stone, ...more

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John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Walter Pidgeon Dark Command is a 1940 Western film starring Claire Trevor, John Wayne and Walter Pidgeon loosely based on Quantrill's Raiders during the American Civil War. Directed by Raoul Walsh from the ...more

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Ma and Pa Kettle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marjorie Main Movies
Ma and Pa Kettle Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride Ma and Pa Kettle is a 1949 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the sequel to the 1947 film version of Betty MacDonald's semi-fictional memoir The Egg and I and the first ...more

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Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt A Woman's Face is a 1941 film noir drama directed by George Cukor, starring Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas and Conrad Veidt. It tells the story of Anna Holm, a facially disfigured blackmailer, ...more

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Dave O'Brien, Una Merkel, Marjorie Main The Kettles in the Ozarks is a 1956 comedy film directed by Charles Lamont.

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The Captain Is a Lady is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marjorie Main Movies
The Captain Is a Lady Charles Coburn, Virginia Grey, Billie Burke The Captain Is a Lady is a 1940 comedy film based on the novel by Louise Forsslund, written by Henry Clark and directed by Robert B. Sinclair.

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Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marjorie Main Movies
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town is a 1950 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the second installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie Main ...more

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Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm Richard Long, Ray Collins, Marjorie Main Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm is a 1951 American comedy film directed by Edward Sedgwick. It is the third installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring ...more

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The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm Marjorie Main, Parker Fennelly The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm is a 1957 film directed by Virgil W. Vogel .

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Edward Arnold, Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main Big Jack is a 1949 film starring Wallace Beery, Richard Conte, and Marjorie Main. The movie was directed by Richard Thorpe and the screenplay was written by Gene Fowler and Otto Eis from the ...more

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Ma and Pa Kettle at Home Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride Ma and Pa Kettle at Home is a 1954 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the sixth installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie Main and ...more

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Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, Joe Yule Jackass Mail is a 1942 Western comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main.

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Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy Test Pilot is a 1938 film directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Myrna Loy and Spencer Tracy, and featuring Lionel Barrymore. The film tells the story of a daredevil test pilot, his ...more

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Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Charles Barton. It is the fourth installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie ...more

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Margaret Hamilton, Richard Carlson, Marjorie Main The Affairs of Martha is a 1942 American romantic comedy film directed by Jules Dassin and written by Isobel Lennart based on her story. It stars Marsha Hunt and Richard Carlson. It is also ...more

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Murder, He Says Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main, Helen Walker Murder, He Says is a 1945 film directed by George Marshall.

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Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation is a 1953 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont. It is the fifth installment of Universal-International's Ma and Pa Kettle franchise starring Marjorie Main ...more

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Greer Garson, Michael Wilding, Natalie Schafer The Law and the Lady is a 1951 comedy film written by Frederick Lonsdale, Leonard Spigelgass, and Karl Tunberg and directed by Edwin H. Knopf.

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Tish ZaSu Pitts, Virginia Grey, Susan Peters Tish is a 1942 comedy-drama film directed by S. Sylvan Simon and starring Marjorie Main and Zasu Pitts.

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The Trial of Mary Dugan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marjorie Main Movies
The Trial of Mary Dugan Robert Young, Laraine Day, Tom Conway The Trial of Mary Dugan is a 1941 film directed by Norman Z. McLeod.

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Wallace Beery, Charles Lane, Marjorie Main Barnacle Bill is a 1941 feature film starring Wallace Beery and Marjorie Main. The screen comedy was directed by Richard Thorpe. Barnacle Bill was the second of seven MGM films costarring ...more

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Jackie Cooper, George Cleveland, Marjorie Main Boy of the Streets is a 1937 drama film written by Gilson Brown and Scott Darling and directed by William Nigh.

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Norma Shearer, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Owen We Were Dancing is a 1942 comedy romance film based on the story by Noel Coward, written by Claudine West, Hans Rameau, George Froeschel and Lenore J. Coffee, and directed by Robert Z. Leonard.

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Under the Big Top George Cleveland, Marjorie Main, Rolfe Sedan Under the Big Top is a 1938 American film directed by Karl Brown.

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The Show Off Spencer Tracy, Red Skelton, Leon Ames The Show-Off is a 1946 film directed by Harry Beaumont based on the play by George Kelly. It stars Red Skelton and Marilyn Maxwell. It was previously filmed in 1926 as The Show Off starring Ford ...more

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Marjorie Main, Huntz Hall, Helen Parrish Little Tough Guy is a 1938 Universal Studios film that starred several of the Dead End Kids. Although re-release posters and the DVD release credit them as The Dead End Kids they did not go by ...more

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Phil Silvers, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke The Wild Man of Borneo is a 1941 film written by Waldo Salt & John McClain and directed by Robert B. Sinclair

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Myrna Loy, Robert Taylor, Charles Lane Lucky Night is a comedy movie from MGM starring Robert Taylor and Myrna Loy, directed by Norman Taurog.