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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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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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#41 of 351 The Best Movies Based On Books #431 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes

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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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Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 5 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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#314 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #337 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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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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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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#345 of 799 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #7 of 50 The Best '40s Horror Movies

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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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#64 of 292 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #232 of 548 The Greatest Movies for Guys #94 of 199 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Greer Garson, John Mills, Paul Henreid

Released: 1939

Directed by: Sam Wood

Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1939 British romantic drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Robert Donat and Greer Garson. Based on the 1934 novel Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton, the film is ...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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#308 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #318 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Madelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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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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#71 of 109 The Best Christmas Movies of All Time #16 of 75 50+ Quirky Romance Movies That Are Unique in Their Own Way #56 of 105 The Best Valentine's Day Movies

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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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#38 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #55 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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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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#31 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #70 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songslisted on Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes

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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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#43 of 82 The Best Live Action Animal Movies for Kids #106 of 180 The Greatest Animal Movies Ever Made #111 of 199 The Very Best Children's Movies

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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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Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, William Bendix

Released: 1942

Directed by: George Stevens

Woman of the Year is an American romantic comedy-drama film starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, written by Ring Lardner, Jr., Michael Kanin and John Lee Mahin, directed by George ...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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Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road ...more

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