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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.

Role:
Jan Morrow
Starring:
Rock Hudson, Nick Adams, Thelma Ritter, Tony Randall
Directed By:
Michael Gordon
3. Lover Come Back (1961)
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Lover Come Back
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Jerry and Carol are both in the advertising business, although they work for different agencies. Carol is annoyed by the fact that Jerry uses alcohol and women to ensure contracts for his agency. Therefore, Carol tries to get him thrown out of his profession, but Jerry manages to bribe the girl who was supposed to testify against him. Soon, due to a series of misunderstandings, Jerry is left with a campaign for a product which has not even been invented.

Role:
Carol Templeton
Starring:
Rock Hudson, Tony Randall, Jack Oakie, Edie Adams
Directed By:
Delbert Mann
4. By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
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By the Light of the Silvery Moon
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Role:
Marjorie Winfield
Starring:
Mary Wickes, Leon Ames, Gordon MacRae, Billy Gray, Rosemary DeCamp
Directed By:
David Butler
5. On Moonlight Bay (1951)
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On Moonlight Bay
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13
Role:
Marjorie Winfield
Starring:
Mary Wickes, Leon Ames, Gordon MacRae, Rosemary DeCamp, Jack Smith
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
6. Move Over, Darling (1963)
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Move Over, Darling
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Role:
Ellen Wagstaff Arden
Starring:
James Garner, Don Knotts, Polly Bergen, Thelma Ritter
Directed By:
Michael Gordon
7. Teacher's Pet (1958)
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Teacher's Pet
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Role:
Erica Stone
Starring:
Clark Gable, Marion Ross, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren, Nick Adams
Directed By:
George Seaton
8. Calamity Jane (1953)
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Calamity Jane
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Role:
Calamity Jane
Starring:
Dick Wesson, Philip Carey, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie
Directed By:
David Butler
9. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
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Please Don't Eat the Daisies
TV-G
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20
Role:
Kate Robinson Mackay
Starring:
David Niven, Spring Byington, Richard Haydn, Janis Paige
Directed By:
Charles Walters
10. Send Me No Flowers (1964)
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Send Me No Flowers
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Send Me No Flowers is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of George Kimball, a hypochondriac, who lives with his wife Judy in a suburban area. After experiencing chest pains, he begins to believe that he is dying. He decides not to tell Judy, as he believes that it will upset her. Instead, he tries to choose her next husband.      

Role:
Judy
Starring:
Paul Lynde, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall, Hal March
Directed By:
Norman Jewison
11. The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
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The Glass Bottom Boat
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Role:
Jennifer Nelson
Starring:
Rod Taylor, Arthur Godfrey, Paul Lynde, John McGiver
Directed By:
Frank Tashlin
12. That Touch of Mink (1962)
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That Touch of Mink
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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.

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

Role:
Josie Minick
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Peter Graves, William Talman, Andy Devine, George Kennedy
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
21. Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)
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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
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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. 

Role:
Margaret Garrison
Starring:
Steve Allen, Morgan Freeman, Patrick O'Neal, Robert Morse
Directed By:
Hy Averback
22. With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)
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With Six You Get Eggroll
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Role:
Abby McClure
Starring:
Alice Ghostley, Brian Keith, George Carlin, William Christopher, Pat Carroll, Barbara Hershey
Directed By:
Howard Morris
23. The Winning Team (1952)
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The Winning Team
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Role:
Aimee Alexander
Starring:
Ronald Reagan, Frank Lovejoy, James Millican, Eve Miller
Directed By:
Lewis Seiler
24. Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
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Lullaby of Broadway
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Role:
Melinda Howard
Starring:
Gene Nelson, S.Z. Sakall, Billy De Wolfe, Gladys George
Directed By:
David Butler
25. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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The Man Who Knew Too Much
TV-G
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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. 

Role:
Josephine Conway McKenna
Starring:
James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Carolyn Jones, Bernard Miles, Brenda de Banzie
Directed By:
26. Midnight Lace (1960)
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Midnight Lace
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Role:
Kit Preston
Starring:
Rex Harrison, Myrna Loy, Roddy McDowall, John Gavin
Directed By:
David Miller
27. The West Point Story (1950)
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The West Point Story
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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.

Role:
Jan Wilson
Starring:
James Cagney, Gene Nelson, Virginia Mayo, Gordon MacRae
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
28. It's a Great Feeling (1949)
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It's a Great Feeling
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Role:
Judy Adams
Starring:
Eleanor Parker, Michael Curtiz, Mel Blanc, Edward G. Robinson, Jane Wyman, King Vidor, Patricia Neal
Directed By:
David Butler
29. Do Not Disturb (1965)
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Do Not Disturb
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Role:
Janet Harper
Starring:
Britt Ekland, Raquel Welch, Leon Askin, Rod Taylor, Reginald Gardiner, Hermione Baddeley, Sergio Fantoni
Directed By:
Ralph Levy
30. Lucky Me (1954)
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Lucky Me
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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.

Role:
Candy Williams
Starring:
Angie Dickinson, Phil Silvers, Nancy Walker, Eddie Foy Jr., Robert Cummings
Directed By:
Jack Donohue
31. I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
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I'll See You in My Dreams
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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. 

Role:
Grace LeBoy Kahn
Starring:
Danny Thomas, Mary Wickes, James Gleason, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore
Directed By:
32. Young Man with a Horn (1950)
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Young Man with a Horn
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Role:
Jo Jordan
Starring:
Lauren Bacall, Kirk Douglas, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez
Directed By:
33. The Tunnel of Love (1958)
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The Tunnel of Love
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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. 

Role:
Isolde Poole
Starring:
Richard Widmark, Gig Young, Gia Scala, Elisabeth Fraser
Directed By:
34. Storm Warning (1951)
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Storm Warning
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Role:
Lucy Rice
Starring:
Ginger Rogers, Ronald Reagan, Steve Cochran, Hugh Sanders
Directed By:
Stuart Heisler
35. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
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Billy Rose's Jumbo
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Role:
Kitty Wonder
Starring:
Jimmy Durante, Dean Jagger, Stephen Boyd, Martha Raye
Directed By:
Charles Walters
36. Starlift (1951)
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Starlift
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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. 

Role:
Doris Day
Starring:
Gary Cooper, Jane Wyman, James Cagney, Gene Nelson, Ruth Roman, Janice Rule
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
37. Julie (1956)
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Julie
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Role:
Julie Benton
Starring:
Louis Jourdan, Jack Kelly, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy
Directed By:
Andrew L. Stone
38. Caprice (1967)
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Caprice
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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.

Role:
Patricia Foster
Starring:
Ray Walston, Barbara Feldon, Richard Harris, Edward Mulhare, Jack Kruschen
Directed By:
Frank Tashlin

Animation Movies

My Dream Is Yours (1949)
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My Dream Is Yours
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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.  

Role:
Martha Gibson
Starring:
Mel Blanc, Jack Carson, Eve Arden, Adolphe Menjou, Lee Bowman
Directed By:

TV Shows

The Governor & J.J.
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The Governor & J.J.
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3
Role:
 Doris Day (uncredited) 1 episode, 1970
Starring:
Alexis Smith, Scatman Crothers, Dick Van Patten, Julie Sommars, Dan Dailey, James T. Callahan, Neva Patterson
Directed By:
Alan Rafkin, George Tyne, Lee Philips, Leonard Stern, Jay Sandrich
The Doris Day Show
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The Doris Day Show
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Role:
Doris Martin / ...
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Henry Fonda, Werner Klemperer, Meredith Baxter, Charles Nelson Reilly, Dick Van Patten, Jodie Foster
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

So You Want a Television Set (1953)
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So You Want a Television Set
10
5
Role:
Doris Day (uncredited)
Starring:
Phyllis Coates, Gail Bonney, George O'Hanlon, Rodney Bell
Directed By:
Richard L. Bare

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