The Best Norma Shearer Movies

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

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Everything from We Were Dancing to The Waning Sex is included on this list.

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Movie fans who love Norma Shearer have also been known to enjoy films starring Joan Fontaine and Carole Lombard.

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  • The Women
    1
    Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell
    36 votes
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: George Cukor
    Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) can't believe her husband's having an affair with salesgirl Crystal (Joan Crawford). But when Sylvia (Rosalind Russell) and Edith (Phyllis Povah) deliver the gossip ...more

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  • Marie Antoinette
    2
    Tyrone Power, Norma Shearer, John Barrymore
    27 votes
    • Released: 1938
    • Directed by: W. S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier
    Marie Antoinette is a 1938 film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starred Norma Shearer as Marie Antoinette. Based upon the 1932 biography of the ill-fated Queen ...more

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  • The Divorcee
    3
    Norma Shearer, Chester Morris, Conrad Nagel
    28 votes
    • Released: 1930
    • Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
    After three years of marriage, Ted (Chester Morris) has an affair that threatens to destroy his happiness with wife Jerry (Norma Shearer), as she returns the favor by pursuing Don (Robert ...more

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  • The Barretts of Wimpole Street
    4
    Charles Laughton, Norma Shearer, Fredric March
    21 votes
    • Released: 1934
    • Directed by: Sidney Franklin
    The Barretts of Wimpole Street is a 1934 American film depicting the real-life romance between poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, despite the opposition of her father Edward ...more