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The Best Myrna Loy Movies

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

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

Items on this list include The Red Pony and Emma.

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

If you're a fan of Myrna Loy, then check out our lists of the best William Powell and Norma Shearer movies as well.

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  • The recently divorced Gilbert discovers that his new girlfriend has stolen $50,000 and is carrying on with other men. Not long afterward, he disappears. Anxious to locate her father, Gilbert's ...more
  • Recently returned home from vacation, private detective Nick Charles (William Powell) and his socialite wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), are back on the case when Nora's cousin, Selma (Elissa Landi), reports ...more
  • Fred, Al and Homer are three World War II veterans facing difficulties as they re-enter civilian life. Fred (Dana Andrews) is a war hero who, unable to compete with more highly skilled workers, has ...more
  • When advertising executive Jim Blandings (Cary Grant) discovers his wife's (Myrna Loy) plan to redecorate their New York apartment, he counters with a proposal that they move to Connecticut. She ...more
  • Test pilot Jim Lane (Clark Gable) has endangered himself more than once because of his drinking. Despite efforts by his best friend, Gunner (Spencer Tracy), Jim has not quit the bottle. After making ...more
  • In this third film in the "Thin Man" series based on characters created by mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, retired detective Nick Charles (William Powell) and his wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), accept an ...more
  • This lively biopic depicts the rise of Florenz Ziegfeld (William Powell), a theater producer who became renowned during the 1920s for his lavish stage productions. Starting out by promoting ...more
  • When a major newspaper accuses wealthy socialite Connie Allenbury (Myrna Loy) of being a home-wrecker, and she files a multi-million-dollar libel lawsuit, the publication's frazzled head editor, ...more
  • In San Francisco, retired Detective Nick Charles (William Powell) and his attractive wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), learn from police Lt. Abrams of the murder of a race jockey, but Nick refuses to get ...more
  • Famous retired detective Nick Charles (William Powell) takes his wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), and their dog, Asta, to visit Nick's parents in their small, quiet town. Determined that Nick's father respect ...more
  • Jim Wade and Blackie Gallagher are two boys orphaned by the sinking of a ship. Upon the death of their guardian, also a survivor of the sinking, the boys go their separate ways. Jim (William Powell) ...more
  • Chris Hunter (Clark Gable) is a newsreel journalist who never lets the facts get in the way of a good story. When he meets daredevil pilot Alma Harding (Myrna Loy), he puts his charms on her, but ...more
  • A happily married architect, Steve (William Powell), and his wife, Susan (Myrna Loy), plan a romantic celebration for their fourth anniversary, but their evening is interrupted when Susan's meddling ...more
  • Artist playboy Dickie Nugent (Cary Grant) appears before beautiful judge Margaret Turner (Myrna Loy) for fighting at a nightclub, and charms her into dismissing the charge. That same day, Dickie ...more
  • Based on the true story of the large Gilbreth family, this film follows Frank Gilbreth (Clifton Webb) and his wife, Lillian (Myrna Loy), as they raise their 12 children. Both renowned efficiency ...more
  • Larry Wilson (William Powell) is a wealthy businessman. He's also so incredibly boring that his wife, Kay (Myrna Loy), wants a divorce. But when Larry gets knocked on the head, he discovers that he ...more
  • Tommy Drake (Philip Reed), a musician aboard a gambling ship, is shot and killed while trying to break into a safe. Later, amateur sleuths Nick (William Powell) and Norah (Myrna Loy) receive a visit ...more
  • When the American wife of a wealthy London-based financier starts receiving frightening phone calls, she believes her life is in danger, but when she protests to her family following a near-fatal ...more
  • Though magazine publisher Van Stanhope (Clark Gable) and his wife, Linda (Myrna Loy), are contentedly married, Van's meddling mother (May Robson) doesn't trust his attractive young secretary, Helen ...more
  • Uninterested in an office romance, successful fashion journalist Margot Sherwood Merrick (Myrna Loy) goes to great lengths to conceal the fact that she's single. To ward off potential beaus, ...more
  • In 1938, Lady Edwina Esketh (Myrna Loy) is a British aristocrat living in India with her crude husband, Lord Esketh (Nigel Bruce). At a lavish party, Edwina is reunited with the womanizing Tom ...more
  • Night Flight is a 1933 aviation drama film produced by David O. Selznick and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Clarence Brown. The film stars Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Clark ...more
  • Experts investigate cases where sharks have attacked people.
  • From within the confines of a mental institution, Annemarie (Myrna Loy) succumbs to memories of her rocky espionage career. As a German agent during World War I, Annemarie travels to Constantinople ...more
  • Making a delivery to a mysterious mansion in a rainstorm, radio salesman Hank Martin (Will Rogers) is knocked out when a suit of armor topples on him. Upon awakening, Hank finds himself in the time ...more