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List of Dorothy Dandridge Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Marco Polo (1962)
12
2
Marco Polo
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Empress Zaire
Director:
Christian-Jaque
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Alain Delon, Folco Lulli, Michel Simon, Mel Ferrer
2. A Day at the Races (1937)
13
2
A Day at the Races
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Groucho Marx, Maureen O'Sullivan, Allan Jones
4. Teacher's Beau (1935)
11
2
Teacher's Beau
11
2

When a gang of school students learn that their beloved teacher Miss Jones is getting married, and they will have a new teacher soon, they decide that the only way to retain their favorite teacher is breaking up the wedding.

As:
Cast
Director:
Gus Meins
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Carl Switzer, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Scotty Beckett, Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas
6. Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
11
2
Sun Valley Serenade
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
H. Bruce Humberstone
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Milton Berle, Lynn Bari, John Payne, Sonja Henie, Glenn Miller
7. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
11
2
Ride 'Em Cowboy
TV-G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Musical, Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Johnny Mack Brown, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne
8. Carmen Jones (1954)
10
2
Carmen Jones
10
2

Set during World War II, the film revolves around Carmen Jones, who works in a parachute factory. When she is arrested after having a fight with a co-worker, she seduces a young soldier, Joe, in order to avoid imprisonment. But, the problem arises when another man enters her life and she leaves Joe.

As:
Cast
Role:
Carmen Jones
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams
9. Tamango (1958)
10
2
Tamango
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Aiché, Reiker's Mistress
Director:
John Berry
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Servais, Curd Jürgens, Roger Hanin, Alex Cressan
10. Malaga (1960)
10
2
Malaga
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gianna
Director:
Laslo Benedek
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Trevor Howard, Michael Hordern, Edmund Purdom, Paul Stassino
11. Bright Road (1953)
11
2
Bright Road
11
2

Jane Richards is new to her teaching career, and she begins teaching at a rural elementary school in Alabama. She becomes interested in one of her students named CT Young, who seems totally uninterested in his education, and takes two years to pass each grade.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Richards
Director:
Gerald Mayer
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Belafonte, Philip Hepburn, Barbara Randolph, Robert Horton
12. Lucky Jordan (1942)
10
2
Lucky Jordan
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Tuttle
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Ladd, Sheldon Leonard, Helen Walker, Mabel Paige, Marie McDonald
13. Happy Go Lucky (1943)
10
2
Happy Go Lucky
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Curtis Bernhardt
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Martin, Rudy Vallee, Dick Powell, Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton
14. Bahama Passage (1941)
10
2
Bahama Passage
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward H. Griffith
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Madeleine Carroll, Flora Robson, Cecil Kellaway, Mary Anderson, Leo G. Carroll
15. Irene (1940)
10
2
Irene
10
2

Irene is a 1940 musical film, which tells the story of a wealthy man named Don Marshall, who falls in love with Irene, an upholsterer’s assistant. In his attempt to win her love, he buys her a dress shop, thus insuring her a better job there.  Whether he succeeds or not forms the rest of the story. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Anna Neagle, Roland Young, May Robson, Alan Marshal
16. Remains to Be Seen (1953)
10
2
Remains to Be Seen
10
2

Remains to be Seen is a musical crime comedy film which tells the story of a girl named Jody, who is a singer. Her life takes a dangerous turn when she is the prime suspect when her uncle is murdered.

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Crime, Music, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Angela Lansbury, Louis Calhern, John Beal, Van Johnson, June Allyson
17. Atlantic City (1944)
10
2
Atlantic City
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ray McCarey
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Eleanor Parker, Paul Whiteman, Charley Grapewin, Constance Moore, Jerry Colonna, Stanley Brown
18. The Decks Ran Red (1958)
10
2
The Decks Ran Red
10
2

This adventure crime drama film tells the story of a bloody mutiny at sea planned by a band of dishonest seamen aboard the S S Berwind, and the attempt of the new captain to suppress it. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mahia
Director:
Andrew L. Stone
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, James Mason, Katharine Bard, Stuart Whitman
19. The Harlem Globetrotters (1951)
10
2
The Harlem Globetrotters
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Carpenter
Director:
Phil Brown, Will Jason
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Thomas Gomez, Angela Clarke, Bill Walker, Harlem Globetrotters
20. Island in the Sun (1957)
9
2
Island in the Sun
9
2

In this adaptation of Alec Waugh's 1955 novel, Island in the Sun, a political battle for the legislative office of Santa Marta rages on between an affluent white candidate, Maxwell Fleury and strong black union leader, David Boyeur. As the candidates compete against one another, interracial affairs happen, long kept family secrets are revealed, jealousy rocks a marriage and then a murder takes place.

As:
Cast
Role:
Margot Seaton
Director:
Robert Rossen
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Joan Fontaine, Harry Belafonte, James Mason, Michael Rennie, Joan Fontaine
21. The Night Before the Divorce (1942)
9
2
The Night Before the Divorce
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Siodmak
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Nils Asther, Lynn Bari, Mary Beth Hughes, Truman Bradley,
22. Tarzan's Peril (1951)
9
2
Tarzan's Peril
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Byron Haskin
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Glenn Anders, Douglas Fowley, George Macready, Virginia Huston,
23. Snow Gets in Your Eyes (1938)
9
2
Snow Gets in Your Eyes
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Will Jason
Genres:
Sport, Musical, Romance, Short
Star Cast:
King Baggot, Charles Judels, Virginia Grey, Roger Converse
24. Night in New Orleans (1942)
9
2
Night in New Orleans
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
William Clemens
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Charles Butterworth, Preston Foster, Cecil Kellaway, Albert Dekker, Patricia Morison
25. Lady from Louisiana (1941)
9
2
Lady from Louisiana
9
2

A lawyer, John Reynolds, goes to New Orleans to aid a local reform league in their fight against the crooked lottery which is run by a Southern ex-general and his beautiful daughter Julie. However, he falls in love with Julie, and shortly after, her father gets murdered as well.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Bernard Vorhaus
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
John Wayne, Helen Westley, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Henry Stephenson
26. The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)
9
2
The Big Broadcast of 1936
9
2

This comedy film tells us the story of Spud Miller who tries to save his struggling radio station by winning a broadcast competition.

As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, George Burns, Jack Oakie, Gracie Allen, Wendy Barrie
27. Sundown (1941)
9
2
Sundown
9
2

Sundown is set during the Second World War. The story revolves around a mysterious native woman of Somaliland who helps the British against the Nazis. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Gene Tierney, Harry Carey, Joseph Calleia, Bruce Cabot, George Sanders
28. Going Places (1938)
9
2
Going Places
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ray Enright
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Catlett, Dick Powell, Allen Jenkins, Anita Louise, Ronald Reagan
29. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
9
2
Hit Parade of 1943
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert S. Rogell
Genres:
Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Susan Hayward, Gail Patrick, John Carroll, Melville Cooper, Eve Arden
30. Easy to Take (1936)
11
2
Easy to Take
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Glenn Tryon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Switzer, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Eugene Pallette, Richard Carle, John Howard, Marsha Hunt
31. It Can't Last Forever (1937)
11
2
It Can't Last Forever
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Hamilton MacFadden
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Thurston Hall, Robert Armstrong, Ralph Bellamy, Raymond Walburn, Betty Furness
32. Drums of the Congo (1942)
7
1
Drums of the Congo
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Christy Cabanne
Genres:
Action, Romance, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Don Terry, Stuart Erwin, Ona Munson, Richard Lane, Peggy Moran

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