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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.

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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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Myrna Loy, Cesar Romero, Maureen O'Sullivan The Thin Man is a 1934 American comedy-mystery film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and ...more

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James Stewart, Myrna Loy, William Powell After the Thin Man is a 1936 American film, starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, and James Stewart, that is the sequel to the film The Thin Man. The movie presents Powell and Loy as Dashiell ...more

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Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold Russell. The ...more

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Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House is an American comedy film directed by H. C. Potter and starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy. The film was written and produced by the team of Melvin Frank and ...more

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Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy Test Pilot is a 1938 film directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Myrna Loy and Spencer Tracy, and featuring Lionel Barrymore. The film tells the story of a daredevil test pilot, his ...more

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Myrna Loy, William Powell, Ruth Hussey Another Thin Man is a 1939 American film that is the third film in the six-volume series, The Thin Man. It again stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, and is based on the ...more

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Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy Libeled Lady is a 1936 screwball comedy film starring Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Spencer Tracy, written by George Oppenheimer, Howard Emmett Rogers, Wallace Sullivan, and ...more

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Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, Myrna Loy The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer is a 1947 American comedy, directed by Irving Reis and written by Sidney Sheldon. The film stars Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, and Shirley Temple in a story about a ...more

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, William Powell Manhattan Melodrama is a 1934 crime melodrama film, produced by MGM, directed by W. S. Van Dyke, and starring Clark Gable, William Powell, and Myrna Loy. The movie also provided one of the ...more

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Ava Gardner, Myrna Loy, Donna Reed Shadow of the Thin Man is the fourth of the six The Thin Man films. It was released in 1941 and was directed by W. S. Van Dyke. It stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles. ...more

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Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, William Powell The Great Ziegfeld is a 1936 American musical drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and produced by Hunt Stromberg. It stars William Powell as the theatrical impresario Florenz ...more

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon Too Hot to Handle is a 1938 film about a newsreel reporter, the woman he is attracted to, and his fierce competitor, played by Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, and Walter Pidgeon respectively. Many of ...more

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James Stewart, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow Wife vs. Secretary is a 1936 comedy film directed and co-produced by Clarence Brown, and starring Clark Gable as a successful businessman, Jean Harlow as his secretary, and Myrna Loy as his ...more

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Myrna Loy, William Powell, Anne Revere The Thin Man Goes Home is a 1945 motion picture directed by Richard Thorpe. It is the fifth of the six Thin Man films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as Dashiell Hammett's dapper ...more

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Myrna Loy, Dean Stockwell, William Powell Song of the Thin Man is a 1947 comedy-crime film directed by Edward Buzzell, the last of the six Thin Man films. Like the others, it stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, ...more

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Myrna Loy, William Powell, Carl Switzer I Love You Again is a comedy film released in 1940. It was directed by W.S. Van Dyke and starred William Powell and Myrna Loy; all three were prominently involved in the The Thin Man series. The ...more

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Myrna Loy, William Powell, Sidney Blackmer Love Crazy is a 1941 screwball comedy film pairing William Powell and Myrna Loy as a couple whose marriage is on the verge of being broken up by the husband's old girlfriend and the wife's ...more

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Myrna Loy, Montgomery Clift, Robert Ryan Lonelyhearts is a 1958 drama film directed by Vincent J. Donehue. It is based on the 1957 play by Howard Teichmann, which in turn is based on the 1933 novel Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West, ...more

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Doris Day, Myrna Loy, Rex Harrison Midnight Lace is a 1960 American mystery-thriller film starring Doris Day and Rex Harrison, directed by David Miller. The screenplay by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts is based on the play Matilda ...more

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Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Edgar Buchanan Cheaper by the Dozen is a 1950 Technicolor film based upon the 1948 autobiographical book Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The film and book ...more

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Myrna Loy, Helen Hayes, Ronald Colman Arrowsmith is a 1931 film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. It was written by Sidney Howard from the Sinclair Lewis novel Arrowsmith, and directed by John Ford.

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Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, Joseph Schildkraut The Rains Came is a 1939 20th Century Fox film based on an American novel by Louis Bromfield. A remake of the film was released in 1955 under the name The Rains of Ranchipur. The film was ...more

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Jack Dempsey, Myrna Loy, Max Baer The Prizefighter and the Lady is a 1933 black-and-white Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer romance film starring Myrna Loy and famous professional boxers Max Baer, Primo Carnera, and Jack Dempsey.

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Myrna Loy, Al Jolson, William Demarest The Jazz Singer is a 1927 American musical film. The first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences, its release heralded the commercial ascendance of the ...more

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Otto Kruger Men in White is a Pre-Code film starring Clark Gable and Myrna Loy, and directed by Ryszard Bolesławski. Because of the suggested illicit romance and the suggested abortion in the movie, it was ...more

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Helen Hayes 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, ...more

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Myrna Loy, Jeanette MacDonald, Maurice Chevalier Love Me Tonight is a 1932 musical comedy film produced and directed by Rouben Mamoulian, with music by Rodgers and Hart. It stars Maurice Chevalier as a tailor who poses as a nobleman and ...more

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Myrna Loy, Irene Dunne, Ricardo Cortez Thirteen Women is a 1932 American psychological thriller film, produced by David O. Selznick and directed by George Archainbaud. It stars Myrna Loy, Irene Dunne, Ricardo Cortez, Florence ...more

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Myrna Loy, William Powell, Edgar Kennedy Double Wedding is a 1937 romantic comedy film starring William Powell and Myrna Loy, and featuring Florence Rice, John Beal, Jessie Ralph and Edgar Kennedy. This was the seventh pairing of ...more

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Cary Grant, Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett Thirty-Day Princess is a 1934 black-and-white comedy film starring Sylvia Sidney, Cary Grant and Edward Arnold. The film was based on a story of the same name by Clarence Budington Kelland, ...more

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Myrna Loy, Noah Beery, Sr. Under A Texas Moon is a 1930 musical western film photographed entirely in Technicolor. It was based on the novel Two-Gun Man which was written by Stewart Edward White. It was the second ...more

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Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas Third Finger, Left Hand is a 1940 American romantic comedy film. A woman pretends to be married to fend off would-be suitors and jealous wives, then regrets her deception when she meets an

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Paul Newman, Barbara Eden, Myrna Loy From the Terrace is a 1960 American drama film directed by Mark Robson and starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Barbara Eden, Ina Balin, and Leon Ames. The screenplay was written by ...more

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Myrna Loy, John Boles, Louise Fazenda The Desert Song is a 1929 American operetta film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring John Boles, Carlotta King and Myrna Loy. It was photographed partly in two-color Technicolor, the first ...more

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Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Debra Paget Belles on Their Toes is a film based on the book Belles on Their Toes by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. The film had its debut in New York City on May 2, 1952. It was ...more

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Myrna Loy, Louise Brooks, William Demarest A Girl in Every Port is an American silent comedy film based on an original story by Howard Hawks, who directed the film as well. The feature stars Victor McLaglen, Robert Armstrong, Louise ...more

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Edna May Oliver Parnell is a 1937 biographical film released by MGM starring Clark Gable as Charles Stewart Parnell, the famous Irish politician. It is considered Gable's worst film, and is classified in The ...more

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Suzanne Somers, Myrna Loy, Brian Dennehy It Happened at Lakewood Manor is a 1977 television film. The cast includes Lynda Day George, Suzanne Somers, Myrna Loy, Brian Dennehy and Bernie Casey.

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John Barrymore, Loretta Young, Douglas Fairbanks The Show of Shows is a 1929 American musical revue film directed by John G. Adolfi and distributed by Warner Bros. The all talking Vitaphone production cost $850,000 and was shot almost entirely ...more

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Cary Grant, Myrna Loy Wings in the Dark is a 1935 motion picture starring Myrna Loy and Cary Grant and focusing on a daring woman aviator and an inspired aviation inventor thrust into an unbearably desperate ...more

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Myrna Loy, John Barrymore Topaze is a 1933 American film based on the French play of the same name by Marcel Pagnol. Another film version of Topaze, this one made in the original French, and directed by Pagnol himself, ...more

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Myrna Loy, Will Rogers, Maureen O'Sullivan A Connecticut Yankee is a 1931 American film adaptation of Mark Twain's 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. It was directed by David Butler to a script by William M. ...more

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Myrna Loy, Rosalind Russell, William Powell Evelyn Prentice is a 1934 film starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. and featuring Una Merkel and Rosalind Russell in her film debut. The movie was based on the 1933 novel of the same name by ...more

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Lucille Ball, Myrna Loy, Margaret Hamilton Broadway Bill is a 1934 American comedy drama film directed by Frank Capra and starring Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Walter Connolly, and Helen Vinson. Written by Robert Riskin and based on the ...more

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Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner The End is a 1978 black comedy-buddy film, directed by and starring Burt Reynolds. The cast also features Dom DeLuise, Sally Field, Strother Martin, David Steinberg, Joanne Woodward, Norman ...more

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Myrna Loy, Walter Huston, Robert Young The Wet Parade is a 1932 film directed by Victor Fleming based on a 1931 novel by Upton Sinclair, starring Robert Young, Myrna Loy, Walter Huston, Lewis Stone and Jimmy Durante.

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Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon, Ford Sterling Bride of the Regiment is an American musical film directed by John Francis Dillon filmed entirely in Technicolor. The screenplay by Ray Harris and Humphrey Pearson is based on the book of the ...more

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Humphrey Bogart, Myrna Loy, Charles Farrell Body and Soul is an action and drama film directed by Alfred Santell. The story, adapted from the stage play Squadrons by Elliott White Springs and A.E. Thomas, depicts Royal Air Force pilots in ...more

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Myrna Loy, Robert Montgomery, Ann Harding When Ladies Meet is a 1933 Pre-Code film starring Ann Harding, Myrna Loy, Robert Montgomery, and Alice Brady. The film is the first adaptation of the 1932 Rachel Crothers play of the same name. ...more

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Myrna Loy, Monte Blue, Lilyan Tashman So This Is Paris is a 1926 silent comedy film written by Hans Kraly and directed by Ernst Lubitsch.