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The Best Miriam Hopkins Movies  

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

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

List films include The Chase, Splendor and many additional films as well.

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Herbert Marshall, Charlie Ruggles, Miriam Hopkins
Trouble in Paradise is a 1932 American pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch, starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall and featuring Charles Ruggles and ...more
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Miriam Hopkins, Jack La Rue
The Story of Temple Drake is a 1933 Pre-Code drama film adapted from the highly controversial novel Sanctuary by William Faulkner. Though watered down, the movie was still so scandalous, it was ...more
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Claudette Colbert, Maurice Chevalier, Charlie Ruggles
The Smiling Lieutenant is an American film directed by Ernst Lubitsch, starring Maurice Chevalier and Claudette Colbert, and released by Paramount Pictures. Made in the Pre-Code era, it was ...more
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Bette Davis, Donald Crisp, William Lundigan
The Old Maid is a 1939 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding. The screenplay by Casey Robinson is based on the 1935 Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same title by Zoë Akins, ...more
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Gary Cooper, Fredric March, Edward Everett Horton
Design for Living is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Fredric March, Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins. Based on the 1932 play Design for ...more
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Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson
The Heiress is a 1949 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Olivia de Havilland as Catherine Sloper, Montgomery Clift as Morris Townsend, and Ralph Richardson as Dr. Sloper. ...more
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Fredric March, Wallace Beery, Miriam Hopkins
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1931 American Pre-Code horror film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Fredric March. The film is an adaptation of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, ...more
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Bette Davis, Gig Young, Dolores Moran
Old Acquaintance is a 1943 comedy-drama film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by Vincent Sherman and produced by Henry Blanke with Jack L. Warner as executive producer from a screenplay by ...more
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Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone, Miriam Hopkins
The Stranger's Return is a 1933 drama film released by MGM and starring Miriam Hopkins, Lionel Barrymore and Franchot Tone. Miriam Hopkins was loaned out to MGM for this picture while under ...more
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Cedric Hardwicke, Frances Dee, Miriam Hopkins
Becky Sharp is an American historical drama film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Miriam Hopkins. Other supporting cast were Frances Dee, Cedric Hardwicke, Billie Burke, Alison ...more
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Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins
The Richest Girl in the World is a 1934 romantic comedy film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Miriam Hopkins and Joel McCrea. Norman Krasna was nominated for the Academy Award for Best ...more
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Gene Tierney, Thelma Ritter, Jan Sterling
The Mating Season is a 1951 classic farce with elements of screwball comedy. A film made by Paramount Pictures, it was directed by Mitchell Leisen and produced by Charles Brackett from a ...more
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Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner
The Children's Hour is a 1961 American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by John Michael Hayes is based on the 1934 play of the same title by Lillian Hellman. The film stars ...more
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Walter Brennan, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea
These Three is a 1936 American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Lillian Hellman is based on her 1934 play The Children's Hour. A 1961 remake of the film directed by Wyler ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Randolph Scott
Virginia City is a 1940 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, and a mustachioed Humphrey Bogart in the role of the real-life ...more
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Edward G. Robinson, Walter Brennan, Joel McCrea
Barbary Coast is a 1935 American historical drama film directed by Howard Hawks. Shot in black-and-white and set in San Francisco during the Gold Rush era, the film combines elements of crime, ...more
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Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford
The Chase is a 1966 Technicolor American drama film in Panavision directed by Arthur Penn and starring Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, and Robert Redford, about a series of events set into motion by ...more
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Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins
Splendor is a 1935 film directed by Elliott Nugent.
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Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins, Charles Winninger
Woman Chases Man is a romantic comedy film starring Miriam Hopkins and Joel McCrea. This was the fifth and final film that Hopkins and McCrea made together, the others being The Richest Girl in ...more
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Carole Lombard, Frank Morgan, Miriam Hopkins
Fast and Loose is a 1930 romantic comedy film directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and starring Miriam Hopkins, Carole Lombard and Frank Morgan. The film was written by Doris Anderson, Jack Kirkland and ...more
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Regis Toomey, Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis
24 Hours is a 1931 drama film starring Clive Brook, Kay Francis, and Miriam Hopkins. It was based on the novel Twenty-Four Hours by Louis Bromfield and the play Shattered Glass by Will D. Lengle ...more
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Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Eddie Albert
Carrie is a 1952 feature film based on the novel Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser. Directed by William Wyler, the film stars Jennifer Jones in the title role and Laurence Olivier as Hurstwood. ...more
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Fredric March, George Raft, Miriam Hopkins
All of Me is a 1934 American drama film starring Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, and George Raft. The film was written by actor Thomas Mitchell and Sidney Buchman from Rose Porter's play ...more
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Brian Donlevy, Miriam Hopkins
A Gentleman After Dark is a 1942 crime/drama film starring Brian Donlevy and Miriam Hopkins.
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Claude Rains, Miriam Hopkins
Lady with Red Hair is an American film released by Warner Bros. and starring Miriam Hopkins as Mrs. Leslie Carter.