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The Best Will Rogers Movies

Updated November 5, 2019 136 votes 40 voters 9.3k views40 items

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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?"

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    Steamboat Round the Bend

    Will Rogers, Eugene Pallette
    Steamboat Round the Bend is a 1935 American comedy film directed by John Ford. The film stars...  more
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    9
    3

    Doctor Bull

    Will Rogers
    Doctor Bull is a 1933 American comedy film directed by John Ford, based on the James Gould...  more
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    9
    4

    Judge Priest

    Hattie McDaniel, Will Rogers
    Judge Priest is a 1934 American comedy film starring Will Rogers. The film was directed by...  more
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    6
    4

    In Old Kentucky

    Will Rogers, Alan Dinehart
    In Old Kentucky is a 1935 comedy film directed by George Marshall....  more
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    6
    4

    A Connecticut Yankee

    Myrna Loy, Will Rogers
    A Connecticut Yankee is a 1931 American film adaptation of Mark Twain's 1889 novel A...  more
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    4
    2

    Life Begins at Forty

    Will Rogers, Rochelle Hudson
    Life Begins at Forty is a 1935 black-and-white film starring Will Rogers and Richard Cromwell....  more
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    3
    2

    State Fair

    Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers
    State Fair is a movie directed by Henry King and starring Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, and Lew...  more
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    3
    4

    Jubilo, Jr.

    Will Rogers
    Jubilo, Jr. is a 1924 short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. It was the 27th...  more
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    1
    0

    Happy Days

    Betty Grable, Janet Gaynor
    Happy Days is an 80 minute musical film, notable for being the first feature film shown...  more
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    2
    0

    Lightnin'

    Wallace MacDonald, Jay Hunt
    Lightnin' is a 1925 American comedy film directed by John Ford. It was based on a successful...  more
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    2
    0

    Business and Pleasure

    Will Rogers, Jetta Goudal
    Business and Pleasure is a 1932 American comedy film directed by David Butler, starring Will...  more
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    4
    0

    The County Chairman

    Mickey Rooney, Will Rogers
    The County Chairman is a 1935 film directed by John G. Blystone....  more
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    1
    0

    Ambassador Bill

    Ray Milland, Will Rogers
    Ambassador Bill is a comedy film starring Will Rogers and Marguerite Churchill. Directed by...  more
  • 14
    2
    0

    An Unwilling Hero

    Will Rogers, John Bowers
    An Unwilling Hero is a 1921 comedy and drama film written by Arthur F. Statter and directed by...
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    3
    7

    Doubting Thomas

    Will Rogers, John Qualen
    Doubting Thomas is a 1935 film directed by David Butler....
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    1
    0

    David Harum

    Will Rogers, Jane Darwell
    David Harum is a 1934 comedy film story by Edward Noyes Wescott and written by Walter Woods...  more
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    1
    0

    Hollywood

    Bess Flowers, J. Warren Kerrigan
    Hollywood is an American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze, co-written by Frank...  more
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    1
    0

    So This Is London

    Will Rogers, Maureen O'Sullivan
    So This Is London is a 1930 American comedy film directed by John G. Blystone and starring...  more
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    3
    2

    They Had to See Paris

    Will Rogers, Edgar Kennedy
    They Had to See Paris is a 1929 film directed by Frank Borzage....  more
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    1
    0

    Mr. Skitch

    Rochelle Hudson
    Mr. Skitch is a 1933 film directed by James Cruze....
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    2
    0

    Tip Toes

    Will Rogers, Dorothy Gish
    Tip Toes is a 1927 British silent film comedy-drama, directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring...  more
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    1
    0

    The Headless Horseman

    Will Rogers, James Sheridan
    The Headless Horseman is a 1922 American horror film adaption of Washington Irving's The...  more
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    1
    0

    Too Busy to Work

    Will Rogers, Marian Nixon
    Too Busy to Work is a 1932 American comedy film directed by John G. Blystone....  more
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    1
    0

    Laughing Bill Hyde

    Will Rogers, Anna Lehr

    Laughing Bill Hyde is a 1918 American comedy film directed by Hobart Henley.

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    1
    1

    Almost a Husband

    Will Rogers, Peggy Wood

    Almost a Husband is a 1919 American comedy directed by Clarence G. Badger.