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List of Jean Harlow Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. City Lights (1931)
11
3
City Lights
11
3

A Tramp falls in love with a blind flower girl and utilizes his occasional friendship with a wealthy alcoholic man to help her with her eye operation, but ends up in jail following an unfortunate mix-up. After being released, he finds out that the girl, now with eyesight restored, waits eagerly for her presumably wealthy and handsome benefactor.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlie Chaplin, Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Garcia Al Ernest
2. Libeled Lady (1936)
17
2
Libeled Lady
TV-G
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gladys Benton
Director:
Jack Conway
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Hattie McDaniel, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Walter Connolly
4. Scarface (1932)
11
2
Scarface
PG
11
2

An ambitious but insane and violent gangster manages to climb the ladder of success in the mob, while also trying to protect his sister from his life of crime.

As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
Genres:
Action, Film-Noir, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins
5. Hell's Angels (1930)
10
3
Hell's Angels
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Ben Lyon, James Hall, John Darrow, Lucien Prival
6. The Public Enemy (1931)
11
3
The Public Enemy
11
3

The Public Enemy is a crime drama film which tells the story of a street criminal, who manages to make it big in the criminal underworld, and becomes a powerful gangster.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gwen Allen
Director:
William A. Wellman
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Donald Cook, Edward Woods
7. Red Dust (1932)
16
2
Red Dust
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vantine
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Gene Raymond, Mary Astor, Donald Crisp
8. Liberty (1929)
9
2
Liberty
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Leo McCarey
Genres:
Family, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Hill, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Tom Kennedy
9. Chasing Husbands (1928)
9
2
Chasing Husbands
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Parrott
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Iris Adrian, Charley Chase, Edgar Kennedy, Kalla Pasha
10. Bombshell (1933)
15
2
Bombshell
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lola Burns
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Franchot Tone, Pat O'Brien, Frank Morgan, Lee Tracy
11. Close Harmony (1929)
9
2
Close Harmony
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Cromwell, A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Romance, Music
Star Cast:
Jack Oakie, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Nancy Carroll
12. Beau Hunks (1931)
9
2
Beau Hunks
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James W. Horne
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Broderick O'Farrell, James W. Horne, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy
13. Why Be Good? (1929)
9
2
Why Be Good?
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Seiter
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Neil Hamilton, Colleen Moore, Bodil Rosing, John St. Polis
14. Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
15
2
Wife vs. Secretary
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Whitey
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, May Robson, George Barbier
15. Red Headed Woman (1932)
14
2
Red Headed Woman
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lillian 'Lil' / 'Red' Andrews Legendre
Director:
Jack Conway
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Boyer, Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams, Una Merkel, Chester Morris
16. China Seas (1935)
12
2
China Seas
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
China Doll
Director:
Tay Garnett
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Hattie McDaniel, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone, Rosalind Russell
17. Bacon Grabbers (1929)
8
2
Bacon Grabbers
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Kennedy
Director:
Lewis R. Foster
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Harry Bernard
18. The Love Parade (1929)
8
2
The Love Parade
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ernst Lubitsch
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Maurice Chevalier, Eugene Pallette, Jeanette MacDonald, E.H. Calvert
19. Double Whoopee (1929)
8
2
Double Whoopee
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Swanky Blonde
Director:
Lewis R. Foster
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chet Brandenburg, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Ed Brandenburg
20. Platinum Blonde (1931)
12
2
Platinum Blonde
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Schuyler
Director:
Frank Capra
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Loretta Young, Reginald Owen, Halliwell Hobbes, Robert Williams
21. Hold Your Man (1933)
12
2
Hold Your Man
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruby Adams
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Burgess, Muriel Kirkland
22. The Beast of the City (1932)
10
3
The Beast of the City
TV-14
10
3

Jim Fitzpatrick, an upright and honest police chief, is striving to clean his city of gangsters, especially the gang of Sam Belmonte. Jim’s police-detective brother, Ed, gets involved with Daisy, a Belmonte gang mole. As he needs money to continue this relationship, Ed conspires with the gangsters resulting in deaths and corrupt practices, which forces Jim to turn into a vigilante. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Daisy
Director:
Charles Brabin
Genres:
Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Walter Huston, Jean Hersholt, Wallace Ford
24. Reckless (1935)
13
2
Reckless
13
2

Musical on-stage star, Mona Leslie. marries Bob Harrison Jr., the president of S.A.M.L. or the Society for the Admiration of Mona Leslie, and gets embroiled in scandal after Bob’s suicide. Mona’s friend Ned Riley who is in love with her stands by her through everything. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mona Leslie
Director:
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Franchot Tone, William Powell, May Robson
25. The Girl from Missouri (1934)
10
2
The Girl from Missouri
10
2

Eadie Chapman leaves Missouri to find a wealthy man to marry. Later she garners the attention of Frank Cousins and he offers her expensive gifts. Frank commits suicide due to bankruptcy and Eadie, a suspect is rescued by T.R. When T.R.’s son falls in love with Eadie, T.R. turns on Eadie. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Edith
Director:
Jack Conway, Sam Wood
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone, Lewis Stone, Patsy Kelly
26. Three Wise Girls (1932)
12
2
Three Wise Girls
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cassie Barnes
Director:
William Beaudine
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Byron, Mae Clarke, Andy Devine, Marie Prevost
27. Suzy (1936)
12
2
Suzy
12
2

American showgirl Suzanne Trent, looking to bait a wealthy man in London, falls in love with and marries hard-pressed inventor Terry Moore. When he is killed by a German spy, she escapes the scene fearing to be framed for the crime and eventually marries aristocratic French pilot Andre Charville, unaware that her first husband did not die.

As:
Cast
Role:
Suzy Trent
Director:
George Fitzmaurice
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Franchot Tone, Lewis Stone, Benita Hume
28. Personal Property (1937)
11
2
Personal Property
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Crystal Wetherby
Director:
W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Reginald Owen, Robert Taylor, Una O'Connor, Henrietta Crosman
29. Riffraff (1936)
12
2
Riffraff
12
2

Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie, and quits his job to become the union leader; but a failed union strike leaves him jobless. Ashamed of his poverty, his pride makes him abandon Hattie, who then joins cannery boss Nick. As her love for Dutch never dies, she steals for him and gets a prison-term. Dutch, a changed person, waits for her return.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hattie Muller
Director:
J. Walter Ruben
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Una Merkel, Joseph Calleia
30. The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
9
2
The Saturday Night Kid
9
2

The Saturday Night is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of two sisters Mayme and Janie, who work as salesgirls in a Departmental Store. Although Mayme is attracted to Bill, the clerk of the store, Janie tries to steal him.

As:
Cast
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, Edna May Oliver, James Hall
31. New York Nights (1929)
8
2
New York Nights
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lewis Milestone
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Al Jolson, Roscoe Karns, Gilbert Roland, Norma Talmadge, Lilyan Tashman
32. The Secret 6 (1931)
8
4
The Secret 6
8
4

Bootlegger Louie Scorpio slowly becomes the head of the criminal organization he is working for by eliminating his competition. He soon gains the attention of six masked vigilantes who are being helped by reporters Carl Luckner and Hank Rogers. They start working together to bring Louie down. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Courtland
Director:
George W. Hill
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone, Johnny Mack Brown
33. Iron Man (1931)
7
3
Iron Man
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Rose Mason
Director:
Tod Browning
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Miljan, Lew Ayres, Robert Armstrong, Edward Dillon
34. Goldie (1931)
8
1
Goldie
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Goldie
Director:
Benjamin Stoloff
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Warren Hymer, Jesse De Vorska, Leila Karnelly
35. Moran of the Marines (1928)
6
1
Moran of the Marines
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank R. Strayer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Roscoe Karns, E.H. Calvert, Richard Dix, Ruth Elder