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The Best Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Movies List 

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List of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer produced and/or distributed these films, which are listed in alphabetical order and sortable by any column. This is a list of all notable and most famous Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films, including movie posters when available. It answers the questions, "What movies did Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer produce?" and "What films did Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer distribute?" List features movies like Father's Little Dividend, Blown Away. This best Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movies. You can also manipulate this list of movies by this production company. (535 Movies)
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Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

Released: 1939

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful ...more

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Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

Released: 1939

Directed by: Sam Wood, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. It was produced by David O. Selznick of Selznick International ...more

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Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith

Released: 1959

Directed by: William Wyler

Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh ...more

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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Movies List
Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the first to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Martin Campbell and ...more

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Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Movies List
Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem

Released: 2012

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel Craig in his third performance as James Bond, and Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the film's villain. It ...more

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Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

Released: 1965

Directed by: David Lean

Doctor Zhivago is a British-American 1965 epic drama–romance film directed by David Lean, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. It is set in Russia between the years prior to WWI, and is ...more

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Ann Rutherford, Gene Lockhart, Leo G. Carroll

Released: 1938

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

A Christmas Carol is a 1938 American film adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1843 novelette A Christmas Carol, about Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser, who learns the error of his ways on ...more
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Laurence Olivier, Greer Garson, Maureen O'Sullivan

Released: 1940

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Pride and Prejudice is a 1940 American film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice, directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier. The screenplay ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, June Allyson

Released: 1949

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Little Women is a 1949 American feature film. Based on Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same name, it was filmed in Technicolor and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The screenplay was written by Sally ...more

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Julie Newmar, Jane Powell, Howard Keel

Released: 1954

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, is a musical film, photographed in Ansco Color in the CinemaScope format. The film was directed by Stanley Donen, with music by Saul Chaplin and Gene de Paul and ...more

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Dean Stockwell, Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall

Released: 1949

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

The Secret Garden is a 1949 US drama film. It is the second screen adaptation of the classic 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The screenplay by Robert Ardrey was directed by Fred M. ...more

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Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

Released: 1983

Directed by: Bob Clark

A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of author and raconteur Jean Shepherd, based on his book In God We Trust: All ...more

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Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

Released: 1976

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Network is a 1976 American satirical film written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, about a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings. The film stars ...more

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The Hobbit trilogy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Movies List
Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom

Released: 2012

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Hobbit is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, with large portions of ...more

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Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart

Released: 1940

Directed by: George Cukor

The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart and featuring Ruth Hussey. Based on the ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire

Released: 1948

Directed by: Charles Walters

Easter Parade is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter Lawford, featuring music by Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's best-known songs, ...more
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Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby

Released: 1956

Directed by: Charles Walters

High Society is a 1956 American musical comedy film directed by Charles Walters and starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, and Frank Sinatra. The film was produced by Sol C. Siegel for ...more

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Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

Released: 1951

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, and ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester

Released: 1943

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Lassie Come Home is a 1943 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Technicolor feature film starring Roddy McDowall and canine actor, Pal, in a story about the profound bond between Yorkshire boy Joe Carraclough ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy

Released: 1941

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1941 horror film starring Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman and Lana Turner. Rather than being a new film version of the novel, it is a direct remake of the 1931 film of ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives

Released: 1958

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a 1958 American drama film directed by Richard Brooks. It is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams adapted by Richard Brooks ...more

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Fred Astaire, Keenan Wynn, Jane Powell

Released: 1951

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Royal Wedding is a 1951 MGM musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. The film was directed by Stanley Donen; it was his ...more

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John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Sherilyn Fenn

Released: 1992

Directed by: Gary Sinise

Of Mice and Men is a 1992 film based on John Steinbeck's novella of the same name. Directed and produced by Gary Sinise, the film features Sinise as George Milton alongside John Malkovich as ...more

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James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Margaret Sullavan

Released: 1940

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

The Shop Around the Corner is a 1940 American romantic comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Frank Morgan. The screenplay was ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

Released: 2006

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Rocky Balboa is the sixth installment in the Rocky franchise, written, directed by, and starring Sylvester Stallone who reprises his role as the title character. The sixth film in the Rocky ...more

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