Here is a list of the best Will Rogers movies ranked from best to worst. Will Rogers'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 Will Rogers movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Will Rogers movies will be at the top of the list. Will Rogers has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Will Rogers movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Will Rogers films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best Will Rogers role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Will Rogers performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
List includes State Fair, Doctor Bull and more.
"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Will Rogers movies?" and "What are the greatest Will Rogers roles of all time?"
Directed by: John FordSteamboat Round the Bend is a 1935 American comedy film directed by John Ford. The film stars Will Rogers and was released a few weeks after his death in an airplane crash.... more
Directed by: John FordDoctor Bull is a 1933 American comedy film directed by John Ford, based on the James Gould Cozzens novel The Last Adam. Will Rogers portrays a small town doctor who must deal with a typhoid outbreak... more
Directed by: John FordJudge Priest is a 1934 American comedy film starring Will Rogers. The film was directed by John Ford, produced by Sol M. Wurtzel in association with Fox Film, and based on humorist Irvin S. Cobb's... more
Directed by: George MarshallIn Old Kentucky is a 1935 comedy film directed by George Marshall.... more
Directed by: David ButlerA 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. Conselman,... more
Directed by: George MarshallLife Begins at Forty is a 1935 black-and-white film starring Will Rogers and Richard Cromwell. It is based on the non-fiction self-help book Life Begins at 40 by Walter B. Pitkin.... more
Directed by: Henry KingState Fair is a movie directed by Henry King and starring Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, and Lew Ayres. The film was based on a novel by Phil Stong, was the first of three film versions of the Phillip... more
Directed by: Robert F. McGowanJubilo, Jr. is a 1924 short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. It was the 27th Our Gang short subject released.... more
Directed by: Benjamin StoloffHappy Days is an 80 minute musical film, notable for being the first feature film shown entirely in widescreen anywhere in the world. French director Abel Gance's Napoléon had a final widescreen... more
Lightnin'Wallace MacDonald, Jay Hunt
Directed by: John FordLightnin' is a 1925 American comedy film directed by John Ford. It was based on a successful play of the same name. The original run started in 1918 at the Gaiety Theatre and continued for 1,291... more
Business and PleasureWill Rogers, Jetta Goudal
Directed by: David ButlerBusiness and Pleasure is a 1932 American comedy film directed by David Butler, starring Will Rogers and featuring Boris Karloff.... more
Directed by: John G. BlystoneThe County Chairman is a 1935 film directed by John G. Blystone.... more
Directed by: Sam TaylorAmbassador Bill is a comedy film starring Will Rogers and Marguerite Churchill. Directed by Sam Taylor, the movie also features Greta Nissen and Ray Milland.... more
An Unwilling HeroWill Rogers, John Bowers
Directed by: Clarence G. BadgerAn Unwilling Hero is a 1921 comedy and drama film written by Arthur F. Statter and directed by Clarence G. Badger, based from the story Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking by O. Henry....
Doubting ThomasWill Rogers, John Qualen
Directed by: David ButlerDoubting Thomas is a 1935 film directed by David Butler....
Directed by: James CruzeDavid Harum is a 1934 comedy film story by Edward Noyes Wescott and written by Walter Woods and directed by James Cruze... more
Directed by: James CruzeHollywood is an American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze, co-written by Frank Condon and Thomas J. Geraghty, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film is a lengthier feature follow-up... more
So This Is LondonWill Rogers, Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed by: John G. BlystoneSo This Is London is a 1930 American comedy film directed by John G. Blystone and starring Will Rogers, Irene Rich, Frank Albertson and Lumsden Hare. It was based on the 1922 play So This Is London... more
They Had to See ParisWill Rogers, Edgar Kennedy
Directed by: Frank BorzageThey Had to See Paris is a 1929 film directed by Frank Borzage.... more
Mr. SkitchRochelle Hudson
Directed by: James CruzeMr. Skitch is a 1933 film directed by James Cruze....
Tip ToesWill Rogers, Dorothy Gish
Directed by: Herbert WilcoxTip Toes is a 1927 British silent film comedy-drama, directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Dorothy Gish and Will Rogers. The film is a loose adaptation of the stage musical Tip-Toes, with the... more
The Headless HorsemanWill Rogers, James Sheridan
Directed by: Edward D. VenturiniThe Headless Horseman is a 1922 American horror film adaption of Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow starring Will Rogers, Lois Meredith, and Ben Hendricks Jr. that was directed by Edward... more
Too Busy to WorkWill Rogers, Marian Nixon
Directed by: John G. BlystoneToo Busy to Work is a 1932 American comedy film directed by John G. Blystone.... more
Laughing Bill HydeWill Rogers, Anna Lehr
Laughing Bill Hyde is a 1918 American comedy film directed by Hobart Henley.
Almost a HusbandWill Rogers, Peggy Wood
Almost a Husband is a 1919 American comedy directed by Clarence G. Badger.