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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.

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

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

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

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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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, 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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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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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, 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, Johnny Mack Brown, Louise Beavers Coquette is an American drama film starring Mary Pickford.

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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, 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, 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, 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, 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

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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, 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, Theodore Roberts, Albert Austin Suds is a 1920 silent film directed by John Francis Dillon and starring Mary Pickford. The film is based on the 1904 English stage play 'Op o' Me Thumb, a one-act work first produced in London ...more

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Mary Pickford, Francis J. Grandon, Henry B. Walthall

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Mary Pickford A Romance of the Redwoods is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Mary Pickford. A print of the film survives in the film archive at George Eastman House.

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Mary Pickford, Blanche Sweet With the Enemy's Help is a 1912 American short silent Western film directed by Wilfred Lucas, starring Blanche Sweet and Mary Pickford.

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Mary Pickford A Feud in the Kentucky Hills is a 1912 American silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film, by the Biograph Company, was shot on the Hudson Palisades near Fort Lee, New Jersey when ...more

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Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Lupe VĂ©lez The Gaucho is a 1927 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Lupe Vélez set in Argentina. The lavish adventure extravaganza, filmed at the height of Fairbanks' box office clout, was ...more

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Mary Pickford, Sam Wood, Ramon Novarro The Little American is a 1917 American silent romantic war drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. The film stars Mary Pickford as an American woman who is in love with both a German and a ...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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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, 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, 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 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, Henry B. Walthall, Francis J. Grandon Ramona is a 1910 American short drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona, and starring Mary Pickford and Henry B. Walthall. A copy of the print ...more

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Mary Pickford, Colin Kenny, Kate Price Little Lord Fauntleroy is a 1921 American film directed by Alfred E. Green and Jack Pickford and starring Mary Pickford as both Cedric Errol and Widow Errol. The film is based on the novel ...more

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Mary Pickford, Blanche Sweet All on Account of the Milk is a 1910 American short silent drama film directed by Frank Powell, starring Mary Pickford and Blanche Sweet. The film was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey, the Biograph ...more

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Mary Pickford, Arthur V. Johnson To Save Her Soul is a 1909 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Mary Pickford. The film was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey when many of the early film studios ...more

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Mary Pickford My Baby is a 1912 American short comedy film directed by D. W. Griffith and Frank Powell. Prints of the film exist in the film archives of the Museum of Modern Art and the Library of Congress.

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Poor Little Peppina Mary Pickford Poor Little Peppina is a 1916 American silent film directed by Sidney Olcott. The film was in 1916 Mary Pickford's longest film to be made. It was soon surpassed by her later films.

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Mary Pickford, Blanche Sweet A Romance of the Western Hills is a 1910 short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Mary Pickford and Blanche Sweet. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the ...more

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Mistress Nell Mary Pickford, Owen Moore Mistress Nell is a 1915 silent film historical adventure starring Mary Pickford. It is yet another story about Nell Gwyn taken from a Broadway play Mistress Nell that was very successful for ...more

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Mary Pickford, Blanche Sweet The Inner Circle is a 1912 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Mary Pickford and Blanche Sweet. A print of the film survives in the film archive of the Library ...more

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M'Liss Mary Pickford M'Liss is a 1918 American silent film directed by Marshall Neilan, written by Frances Marion and based on a Bret Harte's story. The film was made previously in 1915 and was remade again in 1922 ...more

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Mary Pickford, Frances Marion A Girl of Yesterday is a 1915 American silent comedy film directed by Allan Dwan, and distributed by Paramount Pictures and Famous Players-Lasky. The film starred Mary Pickford as an older ...more

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Mary Pickford, Carlyle Blackwell, Harold Lockwood Such a Little Queen is a 1914 American silent film starring Mary Pickford. It is based on a 1909 play by Channing Pollock which starred Elsie Ferguson. This film would later be remade in 1921 ...more

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Mary Pickford A Good Little Devil is a 1914 silent film starring Mary Pickford, produced by Adolph Zukor and Daniel Frohman, and distributed on a 'State's Rights' basis. Pickford, along with friend Lillian ...more

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Mary Pickford Hearts Adrift is a 1914 silent short romance film directed by Edwin S. Porter. The film is now considered lost.

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Mary Pickford A Decree of Destiny is a 1911 American short silent romantic drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Mary Pickford and featuring Blanche Sweet.

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The Hoodlum Mary Pickford The Hoodlum is a 1919 film directed by Sidney Franklin.

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The Foundling Mary Pickford, James Kirkwood, Sr. The Foundling is a 1916 silent film directed by John B. O'Brien. The film is a remake of the lost film The Foundling and serves as its replacement, as the 1915 Allan Dwan directed version was ...more

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Mary Pickford, Harold Lockwood, Richard Garrick Tess of the Storm Country is a 1914 silent drama, based on the 1909 novel of the same name by Grace Miller White. It starred Mary Pickford, in a role she would reprise eight years later for the ...more