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List of Doris Day Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Pillow Talk (1959)
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Pillow Talk
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Pillow Talk is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Jan, an interior decorator, who lives alone in New York City. She seems to be quite happy in her life, but the only apparent problem in her life is the party line, which she shares with her neighbor Brad, who is a Broadway composer and playboy. Brad soon finds himself attracted to Jan.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jan Morrow
Director:
Michael Gordon
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Nick Adams, Thelma Ritter, Tony Randall
2. The Thrill of It All (1963)
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12
The Thrill of It All
184
12
As:
Cast
Role:
Beverly Boyer
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Reiner, Arlene Francis, James Garner, Edward Andrews, Reginald Owen
3. Lover Come Back (1961)
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14
Lover Come Back
189
14
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Templeton
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Tony Randall, Jack Oakie, Edie Adams
4. By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
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By the Light of the Silvery Moon
164
13
As:
Cast
Role:
Marjorie Winfield
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Romance, Family, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Mary Wickes, Leon Ames, Gordon MacRae, Billy Gray, Rosemary DeCamp
5. On Moonlight Bay (1951)
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12
On Moonlight Bay
127
12
As:
Cast
Role:
Marjorie Winfield
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Family, Musical
Star Cast:
Mary Wickes, Leon Ames, Gordon MacRae, Rosemary DeCamp, Jack Smith
6. Move Over, Darling (1963)
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Move Over, Darling
231
23
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Wagstaff Arden
Director:
Michael Gordon
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
James Garner, Don Knotts, Polly Bergen, Thelma Ritter
7. Teacher's Pet (1958)
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Teacher's Pet
131
14
As:
Cast
Role:
Erica Stone
Director:
George Seaton
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Marion Ross, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren, Nick Adams
8. Calamity Jane (1953)
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29
Calamity Jane
252
29
As:
Cast
Role:
Calamity Jane
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Wesson, Philip Carey, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie
9. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
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18
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
TV-G
157
18
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Robinson Mackay
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
David Niven, Spring Byington, Richard Haydn, Janis Paige
10. Send Me No Flowers (1964)
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Send Me No Flowers
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21
As:
Cast
Role:
Judy
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Lynde, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall, Hal March
11. The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
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The Glass Bottom Boat
159
19
As:
Cast
Role:
Jennifer Nelson
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
12. That Touch of Mink (1962)
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That Touch of Mink
188
24

Philip Shayne is a wealthy businessman who finds himself attracted to Cathy, a young old-fashioned country girl, due to her honest heart. Although Cathy falls for him too, the problem is that she wants to save herself for marriage, while Philip is not interested in marriage, and only wants an affair.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cathy Timberlake
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Gig Young, Alan Hewitt, Audrey Meadows
13. Young at Heart (1954)
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Young at Heart
128
17
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Tuttle
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Frank Sinatra, Ethel Barrymore, Gig Young, Dorothy Malone
14. Romance on the High Seas (1948)
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14
Romance on the High Seas
98
14
As:
Cast
Role:
Georgia Garrett
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Oscar Levant, Janis Paige, Jack Carson, Don DeFore
15. Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
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Love Me or Leave Me
153
22
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Etting
Director:
Charles Vidor
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Tom Tully, Robert Keith
16. April in Paris (1952)
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10
April in Paris
65
10
As:
Cast
Role:
Ethel S. 'Dynamite' Jackson
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Bolger, Claude Dauphin, George Givot, Eve Miller
17. It Happened to Jane (1959)
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13
It Happened to Jane
85
13
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Osgood
Director:
Richard Quine
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Mary Wickes, Steve Forrest, Ernie Kovacs, Teddy Rooney
18. The Pajama Game (1957)
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The Pajama Game
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17
As:
Cast
Role:
Babe Williams
Director:
Stanley Donen, George Abbott
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Reta Shaw, Eddie Foy Jr., Carol Haney, John Raitt
19. Tea for Two (1950)
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15
Tea for Two
88
15
As:
Cast
Role:
Nanette Carter
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Elinor Donahue, Gene Nelson, Eve Arden, Billy De Wolfe, Gordon MacRae
20. The Ballad of Josie (1967)
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The Ballad of Josie
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11

Put on trial for accidentally killing her abusive husband, Josie Minick is finally acquitted. Returning to the ranch she first tries to rejuvenate her ranch; but when she fails she turns to sheep farming instead of cattle, annoying her male neighbors in the process. Not the one to give up, she also sets up a women's suffrage movement, showing how tough a woman can be.

As:
Cast
Role:
Josie Minick
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Peter Graves, William Talman, Andy Devine, George Kennedy
21. Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)
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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
PG
57
10

On November 9, 1965, when a mega-blackout hits the Northeast, Waldo Zane, a New York executive, who has just misappropriated his company’s millions, gets stranded with car-breakdown and ends up at a Connecticut cottage. The cottage-owner, actress Margaret Garrison, has angrily retreated to her cottage after witnessing her husband’s infidelity. More chaos follows when her husband finds the two together in bed. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Garrison
Director:
Hy Averback
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Allen, Morgan Freeman, Patrick O'Neal, Robert Morse
23. The Winning Team (1952)
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The Winning Team
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8
As:
Cast
Role:
Aimee Alexander
Director:
Lewis Seiler
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Ronald Reagan, Frank Lovejoy, James Millican, Eve Miller
24. Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
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12
Lullaby of Broadway
67
12
As:
Cast
Role:
Melinda Howard
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gene Nelson, S.Z. Sakall, Billy De Wolfe, Gladys George
25. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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The Man Who Knew Too Much
TV-G
207
39

The Man Who Knew Too Much is a suspense thriller film, which revolves around an American family who were vacationing in French Morocco, only to be dragged into a huge conspiracy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Josephine Conway McKenna
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Carolyn Jones, Bernard Miles, Brenda de Banzie
26. Midnight Lace (1960)
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Midnight Lace
129
25
As:
Cast
Role:
Kit Preston
Director:
David Miller
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Rex Harrison, Myrna Loy, Roddy McDowall, John Gavin
27. The West Point Story (1950)
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The West Point Story
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11

Producer Harry Eberhart, aiming to lure his cadet nephew, Tom Fletcher, towards Broadway, hires impoverished Broadway director Bix Bixby to help the cadets at West Point put on a professional-level show. However, Bixby soon runs afoul of the Commandant of Cadets for his disregard of disciplinary rules and is recruited as a temporary cadet himself.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jan Wilson
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
James Cagney, Gene Nelson, Virginia Mayo, Gordon MacRae
29. Do Not Disturb (1965)
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Do Not Disturb
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14
As:
Cast
Role:
Janet Harper
Director:
Ralph Levy
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Britt Ekland, Raquel Welch, Leon Askin, Rod Taylor, Reginald Gardiner, Hermione Baddeley, Sergio Fantoni
30. Lucky Me (1954)
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Lucky Me
44
10

Candy Williams is a part of a struggling theater group that is compelled to work in a hotel where famous songwriter Dick Carson notices Candy. Dick is producing a new show and hopes for a backing from his friend Lorraine’s oil-tycoon father. As he falls for Candy and decides to take her as lead, a jealous Lorraine gets set to create problems.

As:
Cast
Role:
Candy Williams
Director:
Jack Donohue
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Angie Dickinson, Phil Silvers, Nancy Walker, Eddie Foy Jr., Robert Cummings
31. I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
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I'll See You in My Dreams
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18

Prolific lyricist Gus Kahn’s luck changes for the better when he meets and falls in love with Grace LeBoy, who becomes his composer. Later Gus and Grace get married and he achieves even more success until he loses all his savings in the 1929 stock-market crash. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Grace LeBoy Kahn
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Danny Thomas, Mary Wickes, James Gleason, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore
32. Young Man with a Horn (1950)
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Young Man with a Horn
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17
As:
Cast
Role:
Jo Jordan
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Lauren Bacall, Kirk Douglas, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez
33. The Tunnel of Love (1958)
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The Tunnel of Love
46
14

Augie and Isolde Poole turn in an application to an adoption agency, after failing to have a baby. Unfortunately, misunderstandings alienate Estelle Novick, a representative of the agency and later a drugged Augie starts believing he has impregnated Estelle. Augie must prove his innocence and save his marriage. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Isolde Poole
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Widmark, Gig Young, Gia Scala, Elisabeth Fraser
34. Storm Warning (1951)
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Storm Warning
48
15
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy Rice
Director:
Stuart Heisler
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Ginger Rogers, Ronald Reagan, Steve Cochran, Hugh Sanders
35. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
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Billy Rose's Jumbo
G
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16
As:
Cast
Role:
Kitty Wonder
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Jimmy Durante, Dean Jagger, Stephen Boyd, Martha Raye
36. Starlift (1951)
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Starlift
29
11

An Air Force crewman, Rick, lies to Neil Wayne, a film star, that he is headed to the war zone, in order to impress her. She eventually develops a liking for him, but chaos ensues, when she finds out that he was lying. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Doris Day
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Jane Wyman, James Cagney, Gene Nelson, Ruth Roman, Janice Rule
37. Julie (1956)
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21
Julie
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21
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Benton
Director:
Andrew L. Stone
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Star Cast:
Louis Jourdan, Jack Kelly, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy
38. Caprice (1967)
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Caprice
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22

A female industrial spy works for a cosmetic company owned by Sir Jason but later joins the rival company run by Matt Cutter to steal the secret formula for a hair spray invented by Dr Clancy. Christopher White who works for Cutter tries to stop her but his own real intention is obscure. As the movie progresses, the lives of two are at risk and more secrets tumble out.

As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia Foster
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ray Walston, Barbara Feldon, Richard Harris, Edward Mulhare, Jack Kruschen

Animation Movies

My Dream Is Yours (1949)
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5
My Dream Is Yours
10
5

After manager Doug Blake is dumped by star Gary Mitchell, Doug travels to New York to discover a new star and finds Martha Gibson. After a series of mishaps, Martha makes it big and even falls in love with Doug but her kindness towards Gary causes more problems.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Martha Gibson
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Animation, Romance, Music
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Jack Carson, Eve Arden, Adolphe Menjou, Lee Bowman

TV Shows

The Governor & J.J.
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The Governor & J.J.
8
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
 Doris Day (uncredited) 1 episode, 1970
Director:
Alan Rafkin, George Tyne, Lee Philips, Leonard Stern, Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Scatman Crothers, Alexis Smith, Dick Van Patten, Julie Sommars, Dan Dailey, James T. Callahan, Neva Patterson

Special appearance/Cameo

So You Want a Television Set (1953)
10
5
So You Want a Television Set
10
5
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Doris Day (uncredited)
Director:
Richard L. Bare
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Phyllis Coates, Gail Bonney, George O'Hanlon, Rodney Bell

Doris Day Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Winner World Film Favorite - Female 1963
Winner World Film Favorite - Female 1960
Winner World Film Favorite - Female 1958
Grammy Awards
Winner Lifetime Achievement Award 2008