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

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

The Scarlet Empress and Morocco are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

Notable directors that worked with Marlene Dietrich include names like Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles and Fritz Lang. Is Marlene Dietrich your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Lillian Gish and Greta Garbo films lists too.

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Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Hattie McDaniel Blonde Venus is a 1932 pre-Code drama film starring Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, and Cary Grant. The movie was produced and directed for Paramount Pictures by Josef von Sternberg from a ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong, Eugene Pallette Shanghai Express is a 1932 American film directed by Josef von Sternberg. The pre-Code picture stars Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, and Warner Oland. It was written by Jules ...more

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Judy Garland, William Shatner, Marlene Dietrich Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 American drama film dealing with the Holocaust and with the post-WWII geo-political complexity of the Nuremberg Trials. The picture was written by Abby Mann and ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power Witness for the Prosecution is a 1957 American courtroom drama film set in the Old Bailey in London. The film, based on a short story by Agatha Christie, deals with the trial of a man accused of ...more

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Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich Touch of Evil is a 1958 American thriller film, written, directed by, and co-starring Orson Welles. The screenplay was loosely based on the novel Badge of Evil by Whit Masterson. Along with ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, C. Aubrey Smith, Sam Jaffe The Scarlet Empress is a 1934 historical drama film made by Paramount Pictures about the life of Catherine the Great. It was directed and produced by Josef von Sternberg from a screenplay by ...more

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James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Billy Gilbert Destry Rides Again is a 1939 western starring Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart, and directed by George Marshall. The supporting cast includes Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Warner Oland In June 2002, a dispute involving a question of honor between the Mai and Mastois clans in rural Pakistan was judged by a local tribal council. When Mukhtar Mai pleaded on her family's behalf, ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou Morocco is a 1930 American romance drama film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, and Adolphe Menjou. Based on the novel Amy Jolly by Benno Vigny and ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Jean Arthur, Millard Mitchell A Foreign Affair is a 1948 American romantic comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, and John Lund. The screenplay by Wilder, Charles Brackett, and ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Emil Jannings, Roland Varno The Blue Angel is a 1930 German tragicomedic film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich and Kurt Gerron. Written by Carl Zuckmayer, Karl Vollmöller ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Alfred Hitchcock, Jane Wyman Stage Fright is a 1950 British crime film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock starring Jane Wyman, Marlene Dietrich, Michael Wilding and Richard Todd. Others in the cast include Alastair ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, William Frawley Desire is an American romantic drama film released in 1936 and directed by Frank Borzage. It was produced by Borzage and Ernst Lubitsch. The picture is a remake of the 1933 German film Die ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Cesar Romero, Edward Everett Horton The Devil Is a Woman is a 1935 romance film directed and photographed by Josef von Sternberg, adapted from the 1898 novel La Femme et le pantin by Pierre Louÿs. The film was based on a ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Jack Elam, Arthur Kennedy Rancho Notorious is a 1952 Western film shot in Technicolor, directed by Fritz Lang and starring Marlene Dietrich as the matron of a criminal hideout called Chuck-a-Luck. Arthur Kennedy and Mel ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh Knight Without Armour is a 1937 British historical drama film made by London Films and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Jacques Feyder and produced by Alexander Korda from a ...more

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John Wayne, Marlene Dietrich Seven Sinners is a 1940 American adventure film starring Marlene Dietrich and John Wayne in the first of three films they made together. The film was produced by Universal Pictures in black and

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Marlene Dietrich, Melvyn Douglas, Herbert Marshall Angel is a 1937 American comedy-drama film made by Paramount Pictures. It was produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch from a screenplay by Samson Raphaelson and Frederick Lonsdale, adapted by ...more

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David Bowie, Kim Novak, Marlene Dietrich Just a Gigolo is a 1978 film directed by David Hemmings and starring David Bowie. Set in post-World War I Berlin, it also featured Sydne Rome, Kim Novak and, in her last screen appearance, ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Andy Devine, Anne Revere The Flame of New Orleans is a 1941 comedy film directed by René Clair and starring Marlene Dietrich and Bruce Cabot in his first comedy role. The supporting cast features Roland Young, ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Ray Milland, Reinhold Schünzel Golden Earrings is a 1947 romantic spy film made by Paramount Pictures and starring Ray Milland and Marlene Dietrich. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen and produced by Harry Tugend from a ...more

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James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Jack Hawkins No Highway in the Sky is a 1951 British disaster film directed by Henry Koster and starring James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich. The film is based on the novel No Highway by Nevil Shute, and was ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Lionel Atwill, Brian Aherne The Song of Songs is a romantic drama film starring Marlene Dietrich as a naive, German peasant who moves to Berlin and suffers much heartache. It was based on the 1908 novel Das Hohe Lied by ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Fred MacMurray The Lady is Willing is a 1942 Columbia Pictures screwball comedy film starring Marlene Dietrich and Fred MacMurray, directed by Mitchell Leisen.

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Black Fox: The Rise and Fall o... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marlene Dietrich Movies
Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler Marlene Dietrich Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler is a 1962 documentary directed by Louis Clyde Stoumen, depicting the rise and fall of Nazi Germany. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell, David Hemmings Marlene, also known in Germany as Marlene Dietrich - Porträt eines Mythos, is a 1984 documentary film made by Maximilian Schell about the legendary film star Marlene Dietrich. It was made ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Basil Rathbone, Charles Boyer The Garden of Allah is a dramatic film made by Selznick International Pictures, directed by Richard Boleslawski and produced by David O. Selznick. The screenplay was written by William P. ...more

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John Wayne, Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott The Spoilers is a 1942 Western drama film directed by Ray Enright. The movie is set in Nome, Alaska during the Nome Gold Rush, with Marlene Dietrich as Cherry Malotte, Randolph Scott as ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Vittorio De Sica, Arthur O'Connell Monte Carlo is a 1956 comedy-drama film directed by Samuel A. Taylor.

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Henry Fonda, Marlene Dietrich, Marc Lawrence Jigsaw is a 1949 film noir directed by Fletcher Markle, and starring Franchot Tone, Jean Wallace and Marc Lawrence. The feature was produced by the Danziger Brothers, Edward J. Danziger and ...more

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I Kiss Your Hand, Madame is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marlene Dietrich Movies
I Kiss Your Hand, Madame Marlene Dietrich, Harry Liedtke Ich küsse Ihre Hand, Madame is a 1929 German drama film starring Marlene Dietrich. It was released in the United States as I Kiss Your Hand, Madame in 1932. It was produced by Super-Film. ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Willi Forst Café Elektric is an Austrian film directed by Gustav Ucicky.

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Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Lionel Stander I Loved a Soldier is an unfinished 1936 American romantic-comedy-drama film directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Paramount Pictures. It stars Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Walter ...more

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John Wayne, Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott Pittsburgh is a 1942 American drama film directed by Lewis Seiler and starring Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, and John Wayne. Based on a story by George Owen and Tom Reed, the film is about ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Jean Gabin, Daniel Gélin Martin Roumagnac is a 1946 French crime film made by Alcina and distributed by Lopert Film. It was directed by Georges Lacombe. The film stars Jean Gabin and Marlene Dietrich with Marcel Herrand ...more

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Heads Up, Charley Marlene Dietrich, Michael Bohnen, Anton Pointner Heads Up, Charley is a 1927 German silent comedy film directed by Willi Wolff and starring Ellen Richter, Anton Pointner, and Michael Bohnen. Marlene Dietrich appears in a supporting role.

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Marlene Dietrich, Ronald Colman, Joy Page Kismet is a 1944 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film in Technicolor starring Ronald Colman, Marlene Dietrich, Joy Page, and Florence Bates. James Craig played the young Caliph of Baghdad, and Edward Arnold ...more

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The Woman One Longs for Marlene Dietrich, Fritz Kortner, Oskar Sima "Several years before Joseph Von Sternberg swathed her in leathers and feathers for his dances of passion and power in SHANGHAI EXPRESS and THE DEVIL IS A WOMAN, and mere months before ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Edward G. Robinson, George Raft Manpower is a 1941 film drama directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich and George Raft. The picture was written by Richard Macauley and Jerry Wald, and the ...more