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List of all movies directed by Frank Capra ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Frank Capra are listed here and include movie posters and Frank Capra movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Frank Capra as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Frank Capra movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Frank Capra film is can be factored into this list.

From Frank Capra's studio films to Frank Capra's independent films, this Frank Capra filmography keeps tabs on all Frank Capra movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List movies include It's a Wonderful Life, Arsenic and Old Lace and many additional movies as well.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Frank Capra direct?” or “who is Frank Capra?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Frank Capra?” and “what's a good selection of good Frank Capra movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Frank Capra films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Frank Capra works.

All Frank Capra director credits are included. This list of every movie that Frank Capra has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Frank Capra movie is and which actors starred in the Frank Capra film.

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Who did Frank Capra work with as a director? Talent includes the likes of James Stewart, Orson Welles, and Cary Grant. Do you love films directed by Frank Capra? Check out our lists of the best movies by John Huston and David Lean as well.

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It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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It Happened One Night Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Ward Bond

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Arsenic and Old Lace Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington James Stewart, Claude Rains, Jean Arthur

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Meet John Doe Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan

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You Can't Take It With You James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Ann Miller

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, Lionel Stander

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Pocketful of Miracles Ann-Margret, Bette Davis, Peter Falk

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A Hole in the Head Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker

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Lost Horizon Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Thomas Mitchell

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Platinum Blonde Jean Harlow, Loretta Young, Halliwell Hobbes

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Know Your Enemy: Japan Walter Huston, Howard Duff, John Beal

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The Battle of Britain Walter Huston, Frieda Inescort, Anthony Veiller

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The Miracle Woman Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Sam Hardy

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Rendezvous in Space Mel Blanc, Jim Backus, Danny Thomas

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The Bitter Tea of General Yen Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, Lucien Littlefield

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Lady for a Day Ward Bond, Marc Lawrence, Glenda Farrell

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Here Comes the Groom Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman, Dorothy Lamour

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Flight Walter Brennan, Jack Holt, Lila Lee

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Broadway Bill Lucille Ball, Myrna Loy, Margaret Hamilton

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The Battle of Russia Walter Huston

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The Strong Man Gertrude Astor, Harry Langdon, Robert McKim

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So This Is Love? William Collier Jr., Ernie Adams, Shirley Mason

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State of the Union Katharine Hepburn, Angela Lansbury, Spencer Tracy

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The Younger Generation Ricardo Cortez, Lina Basquette, Rex Lease

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Long Pants Harry Langdon, Alan Roscoe, Ruth Hiatt

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Two Down and One to Go Anthony Veiller

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The Matinee Idol Bessie Love, Lionel Belmore, Sidney D'Albrook

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War Comes to America Walter Huston, Lloyd Nolan

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Tunisian Victory Burgess Meredith, Bernard Miles, Leo Genn

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American Madness Walter Huston, Sterling Holloway, Constance Cummings

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The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House

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Harry Langdon: The Forgotten Clown Joan Crawford, Harry Langdon

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Dirigible Fay Wray, George "Gabby" Hayes, Bess Flowers

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Say It with Sables Francis X. Bushman, Margaret Livingston, Helene Chadwick

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Ladies of Leisure Barbara Stanwyck, Marie Prevost, Ralph Graves

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The Way of the Strong William Bailey, Mitchell Lewis, Alice Day

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The Donovan Affair Agnes Ayres, Jack Holt, William Collier Jr.

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Tramp, Tramp, Tramp Joan Crawford, Harry Langdon

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Divide and Conquer Monte Blue, Murray Alper, Knox Manning

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Forbidden Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Bellamy, Adolphe Menjou

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That Certain Thing Viola Dana, Ralph Graves, Syd Crossley

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For the Love of Mike Claudette Colbert, Richard Basehart, Ben Lyon

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The Burglar Raymond McKee, Alma Bennett, Mary Ann Jackson

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