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The Best Mary Pickford Movies  

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

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The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including To Save Her Soul and Ramona.

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Mary Pickford was no stranger to working with popular directors, including D. W. Griffith, Cecil B. DeMille and Ernst Lubitsch. If Mary Pickford movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Lillian Gish and Hattie McDaniel too.

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Mary Pickford, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Lloyd Whitlock
Sparrows is a 1926 American silent film about a young woman who rescues a baby from kidnappers. The film, which was originally titled Scraps, starred and was produced by Mary Pickford, who was ...more
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Mary Pickford, Conway Tearle, Josephine Crowell
Stella Maris is a 1918 American silent drama film directed by Marshall Neilan, written by Frances Marion and based on William John Locke's 1913 novel of the same name. The film stars Mary ...more
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Mary Pickford, Leslie Howard
Secrets is a 1933 American Western film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Mary Pickford in her last film role. The film is a remake of Secrets, a silent film starring Norma Talmadge. In ...more
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Mary Pickford, Charles Stanton Ogle, Helen Jerome Eddy
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a 1917 silent comedy-drama film directed by Marshall Neilan based upon the novel of the same name by Kate Douglas Wiggin. This version is notable for having been ...more
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Carole Lombard, Mary Pickford, Buddy Rogers
My Best Girl is a romantic comedy starring Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers, directed by Sam Taylor, and produced by Pickford. The movie is notable for co-starring Rogers, who would be Pickford's ...more
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Mary Pickford, Marcia Harris, Frank McGlynn
The Poor Little Rich Girl is a 1917 American comedy-drama film directed by Maurice Tourneur. Adapted by Frances Marion from the 1913 play by Eleanor Gates. The Broadway play actually starred ...more
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Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Mary Pickford
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a 1925 American epic silent film directed by Fred Niblo. It stars Ramón Novarro and Francis X. Bushman, and is based on the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of ...more
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Milton Berle, Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes
Tess of the Storm Country is a 1922 melodrama starring Mary Pickford, directed by John S. Robertson, and based upon a Grace Miller White novel. It is a remake of Pickford's film from eight years ...more
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Mary Pickford, Helen Jerome Eddy, Herbert Prior
Pollyanna is a 1920 American silent melodrama/comedy film starring Mary Pickford, directed by Paul Powell, and based upon Eleanor H. Porter's 1913 novel of the same name. It was Pickford's first ...more
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Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp
The Black Pirate is a 1926 silent adventure film shot entirely in two-strip Technicolor about an adventurer and a "company" of pirates. It stars Douglas Fairbanks, Donald Crisp, Sam De ...more
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Mary Pickford
Cinderella is a 1914 silent film starring Mary Pickford, directed by James Kirkwood, Sr., produced by Daniel Frohman, and released by Famous Players Film Company. The film is based upon the ...more
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Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Louise Beavers
Coquette is an American drama film starring Mary Pickford.
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Mary Pickford, ZaSu Pitts, Theodore Roberts
The Little Princess is a 1917 American silent film directed by Marshall Neilan based upon the novel A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This version is notable for having been adapted ...more
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Mary Pickford, Marshall Neilan, Jeanne Carpenter
Daddy-Long-Legs is a 1919 silent comedy-drama film directed by Marshall Neilan, and based on Jean Webster's novel Daddy-Long-Legs. The film stars Mary Pickford.
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Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Lionel Barrymore
The New York Hat is a short silent film directed by D. W. Griffith from a screenplay by Anita Loos, and starring Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, and Lillian Gish.
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Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Dorothy Jordan
The Taming of the Shrew is the first sound film adaptation of the Shakespearean play of the same name. The movie was directed by Sam Taylor, adapted by Taylor from William Shakespeare's play, ...more
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Mary Pickford, Mathilde Comont, George Periolat
Rosita is a 1923 American silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The film is based upon an 1872 opera Don César de Bazan of Adolphe d'Ennery et Philippe Dumanoir.
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Mary Pickford, ZaSu Pitts, Spottiswoode Aitken
How Could You, Jean? is a silent comedy-drama film, starring Mary Pickford, directed by William Desmond Taylor, and based on a novel by Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd. Casson Ferguson was the male lead; ...more
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Mary Pickford, Claire McDowell, Harold Goodwin
Heart o' the Hills is a 1919 silent film directed by Joseph De Grasse and Sidney Franklin, written by Bernard McConville and based on a John Fox, Jr.'s novel.
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Mary Pickford, Adolphe Menjou, Gertrude Astor
Through the Back Door is a silent film directed by Alfred E. Green and Jack Pickford, and starring Mary Pickford.
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Mary Pickford, Fred Thomson, Frances Marion
The Love Light is a 1921 silent drama film starring Mary Pickford. The film was written and directed by Frances Marion.
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Betty Grable, Mary Pickford, Reginald Denny
Kiki is a 1931 romantic comedy starring Mary Pickford and Reginald Denny, directed by Sam Taylor. The film is a remake of the 1926 version starring Norma Talmadge.
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Mary Pickford, William Haines, Eugene Jackson
Little Annie Rooney is a 1925 American silent comedy drama film starring Mary Pickford that was directed by William Beaudine.
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Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, Owen Moore
The Sealed Room is an eleven-minute film released in 1909. Directed by D.W. Griffith, the film's cast included Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall, Mary Pickford, and Mack ...more
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Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, Harry Carey
Friends is a 1912 film written and directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, and Harry Carey. Walthall and Barrymore portray two old friends who ...more