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List of Paulette Goddard Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Modern Times (1936)
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2
Modern Times
G
13
2

Charlie Chaplin's iconic Little Tramp returns as a factory worker dealing with the challenges of a modern and industrialised world. The silent comedy film, written and directed by Chaplin, is a commentary on the socio-economic problems that arose during the Great Depression.

As:
Cast
Role:
A Gamin
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Family, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlie Chaplin, Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin
2. The Great Dictator (1940)
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2
The Great Dictator
13
2

An amnesiac Jewish barber escapes from a hospital two decades after getting injured in WWI and sets shop in the Jewish ghetto of Tomainia, unaware of dictator Adenoid Hynkel's policy towards Jews or uncanny resemblance with him. He gets involved in the rebellion to support his feisty neighbor Hannah and eventually lands on a podium meant for Hynkel.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Charlie Chaplin, Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert
3. The Women (1939)
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2
The Women
12
2

Mary Haines lives a wealthy and happy life with her wealthy financier husband Stephen and their little daughter Molly. But her life takes a turn after her friend finds out that Stephen is having an affair.

As:
Cast
Role:
Miriam Aarons
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
4. Palmy Days (1931)
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2
Palmy Days
11
2

Palmy Days is a musical comedy film, which tells the job of an assistant working for a fake psychic, who decides to leave her job, and join a bakery instead.  

As:
Cast
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Betty Grable, Paul Page, Charles Middleton, Charlotte Greenwood, Barbara Weeks
5. Whoopee! (1930)
11
2
Whoopee!
TV-G
11
2

The musical comedy follows Sally Morgan who has fallen in love with mixed-race Native American Wanenis. When she flees her wedding with Sheriff Bob Wells, with the help of a completely oblivious Henry Williams who is just giving her a ride, they are pursued by Wells and Henry’s nurse Mary. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Thornton Freeland
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ann Sothern, Betty Grable, Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory
6. Kid Millions (1934)
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3
Kid Millions
11
3

A poor Brooklyn boy inherits $77 million from his biological father; but to get it he must travel to Egypt. Traveling in the same ship is his father’s common-law wife and her rogue boyfriend, intending to lay claim on the booty and so is his sponsor, who is also expecting a share.  Then there is a local sheikh who is unwilling to give up the money. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Del Ruth, Willy Pogany
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Ethel Merman, Ann Sothern, Eddie Cantor, Warren Hymer
7. So Proudly We Hail! (1943)
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2
So Proudly We Hail!
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Joan O'Doul
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
George Reeves, Claudette Colbert, Veronica Lake, Barbara Britton
8. The Kid from Spain (1932)
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2
The Kid from Spain
11
2

Due to a case of mistaken identity, Eddie is taken away to Mexico by a group of bank robbers. In order to escape the police, he claims to be a bullfighter. However, the detectives refuse to believe it, until they see Eddie in the ring.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Leo McCarey
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jane Wyman, Betty Grable, John Miljan, Eddie Cantor, Lyda Roberti, Robert Young
9. Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
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2
Hold Back the Dawn
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anita Dixon
Director:
Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Olivia de Havilland, Charles Boyer, Walter Abel, Victor Francen
10. Roman Scandals (1933)
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2
Roman Scandals
11
2

Young history enthusiast Eddie, a simple-minded delivery boy in West Rome, Oklahoma, is banished from the town by dishonest politicians. He collides with a cart and in an unconscious state, dreams of being a slave in Ancient Rome. There, too, he faces troubles with corruption similar to his home town, and gets embroiled in a plot against the life of the Emperor. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Tuttle
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Gloria Stuart, Lucille Ball, Eddie Cantor, Edward Arnold, Girls The Goldwyn
11. The Young in Heart (1938)
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2
The Young in Heart
10
2

A penniless family of con-artists including Colonel Anthony ‘Sahib’ Carleton, his wife Marmy, his daughter George-Anne, and son Richard, befriend the rich spinster, Miss Ellen Fortune, on their way back to London. While initially intending to swindle her, Ellen’s kindness changes their lives forever.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Lewis Milestone, Gilbert Pratt, Richard Wallace
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Janet Gaynor, Richard Carlson, Billie Burke, Roland Young, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
12. Kitty (1945)
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2
Kitty
13
2

Set in late nineteenth century London, the film starts with Kitty, a slum girl, trying to pick the pocket of a renowned painter. Caught in the act, she ends up sitting for him and in the process catches the attention of Sir Hugh Marcy and the Earl of Carstairs. The story then goes on to portray how she became a society lady, all the while nurturing an unrequited love for Sir Mercy.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kitty
Director:
Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Reginald Owen, Patric Knowles, Cecil Kellaway
13. Nothing But the Truth (1941)
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2
Nothing But the Truth
11
2

Nothing but the Truth is a comedy film, revolving around Gwen Saunders, who team up with an employee of her uncle, in an attempt to double her investment in the family firm. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gwen Saunders
Director:
Elliott Nugent
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Helen Vinson, Leif Erickson, Edward Arnold
14. The Ghost Breakers (1940)
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2
The Ghost Breakers
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Carter
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Bob Hope, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas, Willie Best
15. The Cat and the Canary (1939)
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2
The Cat and the Canary
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joyce Norman
Director:
Elliott Nugent
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Douglass Montgomery, John Beal, Gale Sondergaard
16. Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
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2
Pack Up Your Troubles
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ray McCarey, George Marshall, Harry Black
Genres:
War, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mary Carr, Don Dillaway, Jackie Lyn Dufton
17. City Streets (1931)
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2
City Streets
10
2

Nan Cooley is falsely implicated in the murder of bootlegger, Blackie, by the actual murderer, her father Pop Cooley. To free Nan, her boyfriend, The Kid, is forced to join the mob. When Nan is released, she catches the eye of mob chief Big Fella Maskal leading to a deadly confrontation between him and The Kid. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rouben Mamoulian
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Film-Noir, Crime
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Paul Lukas, William 'Stage' Boyd, Sylvia Sidney
18. Standing Room Only (1944)
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2
Standing Room Only
10
2

Lee Stevens, an executive, travels to Washington DC with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. However, Jane is unsatisfied with their hotel accommodations, and cancels the reservations. Problems arise when they are unable to find a single hotel in the entire city with rooms available.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Rogers
Director:
Sidney Lanfield
Genres:
War, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Fred MacMurray, Roland Young, Edward Arnold, Hillary Brooke
19. I Love a Soldier (1944)
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2
I Love a Soldier
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Evelyn Connors
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Beulah Bondi, Mary Treen, Sonny Tufts, Walter Sande
21. Berth Marks (1929)
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2
Berth Marks
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lewis R. Foster
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stan Laurel, Sammy Brooks, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard, Baldwin Cooke
22. The Bowery (1933)
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2
The Bowery
10
2

This comedy film revolves around two friends Chuck and Steve, who like to find new ways to insult, prank and outdo one another. When both of them fall for a lovely girl named Lucy, their games turn more serious. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jackie Cooper, Lucille Ball, Wallace Beery, Fay Wray, Herman Bing
23. The Mouthpiece (1932)
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2
The Mouthpiece
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Flood, Elliott Nugent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Wray, Sidney Fox, Mae Madison, Warren William, Aline MacMahon
24. The Forest Rangers (1942)
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2
The Forest Rangers
10
2

Don Stuart is a forest ranger who is in pursuit of a forest arsonist. Meanwhile, he also develops a romance with a socialite.

As:
Cast
Role:
Celia Huston Stuart
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Susan Hayward, Fred MacMurray, Lynne Overman, Albert Dekker
25. The Lady Has Plans (1942)
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2
The Lady Has Plans
10
2

A group of cunning criminals steal some top secret plans, after which they tattoo it on the back of a woman so that she can sell it to the highest bidder in Lisbon. Meanwhile, few US government agents are on a mission to prevent this bidding.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sidney Royce
Director:
Sidney Lanfield
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Roland Young, Cecil Kellaway, Albert Dekker
26. Young Ironsides (1932)
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2
Young Ironsides
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Parrott
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Charley Chase, Heinie Conklin, Ernie Alexander, Muriel Evans,
28. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
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2
Star Spangled Rhythm
10
2

A musical made during WWII to entertain troops, raise funds and boost morale. Silent Era-Star, Billy Webster is now a gateman at Paramount studios. However, his Navy serviceman son, Johnny, thinks he is a studio executive. As Johnny is arriving with his shipmates, to preserve his illusion, Billy takes help of studio switchboard-operator, Polly, to put up a show with Hollywood’s mega-stars.

As:
Cast
Director:
George Marshall, A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
29. Suddenly It's Spring (1947)
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2
Suddenly It's Spring
10
2

Suddenly It’s Spring is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Peter, who wants a divorce from his wife. However, his wife Mary is still in love with him, and doesn’t want to part.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Morely
Director:
Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Fred MacMurray, Arleen Whelan, Macdonald Carey, Lilian Fontaine
30. The Bohemian Girl (1936)
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2
The Bohemian Girl
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Hal Roach, James W. Horne, Charley Rogers
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Stan Laurel, Antonio Moreno, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd, Darla Hood
31. The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946)
10
2
The Diary of a Chambermaid
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Célestine
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Francis Lederer, Judith Anderson, Burgess Meredith, Hurd Hatfield
32. North West Mounted Police (1940)
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2
North West Mounted Police
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Louvette Corbeau
Director:
Genres:
Action, History, Drama, Western, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Cecil B. DeMille, Preston Foster, Madeleine Carroll
33. Vice Squad (1953)
10
2
Vice Squad
10
2

A Hollywood prostitute, who goes by the name of Princess, is forced to work undercover for the police and help a detective apprehend a homicidal pimp who will do anything to escape the police.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mona Ross
Director:
Arnold Laven
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Film-Noir, Crime
Star Cast:
Edward G. Robinson, Lee Van Cleef, Porter Hall, K.T. Stevens
34. The Crystal Ball (1943)
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2
The Crystal Ball
10
2

A small town young woman comes to New York City to appear in a beauty contest and loses. With no money or help, she goes to a lady fortune teller and a fake psychic, who arranges a job for her. Very soon, she also starts fortune telling and helps the other woman to fool a handsome attorney and while doing so she also falls in love with him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Toni Gerard
Director:
Elliott Nugent
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Virginia Field, Gladys George, Cecil Kellaway
35. Time of Indifference (1964)
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2
Time of Indifference
10
2

Time of Indifference is a drama film which tells the story of a penniless countess who falls for a young man. However, she is unaware of the fact that he is also involved with her beautiful young daughter.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mariagrazia
Director:
Francesco Maselli
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
36. An Ideal Husband (1947)
10
2
An Ideal Husband
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Laura Cheveley
Director:
Alexander Korda
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
C. Aubrey Smith, Diana Wynyard, Hugh Williams, Michael Wilding
37. Anna Lucasta (1949)
10
2
Anna Lucasta
10
2

Anna is a young girl who was forced to turn to prostitution after being disowned by her cruel and alcoholic father. Meanwhile, her brother-in-law devises a plan to marry her off to a man named Rudolf, and also make some money in the process. Things get interesting as Rudolf takes an instant liking to her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Lucasta
Director:
Irving Rapper
Genres:
Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Mary Wickes, Oskar Homolka, John Ireland, William Bishop
38. Ladies of the Big House (1931)
10
2
Ladies of the Big House
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marion Gering
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Earle Foxe, Rockliffe Fellowes, Wynne Gibson, Sylvia Sidney, Gene Raymond
39. Duffy's Tavern (1945)
9
2
Duffy's Tavern
9
2

After the workers of a factory are laid off, they drown their sorrows at Duffy’s Tavern. Meanwhile, Saloonkeeper Archie recruits performers for a block party.

As:
Cast
Role:
Paulette Goddard
Director:
Hal Walker
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Ladd, Bing Crosby, Betty Hutton, Ed Gardner
40. Show Business (1932)
9
2
Show Business
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jules White
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Zasu Pitts, Anita Garvin, Thelma Todd, Bobby Burns, Monte Collins
41. Girl Grief (1932)
9
2
Girl Grief
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Parrott
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charley Chase, Nora Cecil, Muriel Evans, Fanny Cossar
42. Dramatic School (1938)
9
2
Dramatic School
9
2

An acting student, who attends the prestigious Paris School of Drama during the day, works at a factory at night. After she meets a charming nobleman, she starts lying to her fellow students telling them that she is his lover. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Nana
Director:
Robert B. Sinclair
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lana Turner, Luise Rainer, Genevieve Tobin, Alan Marshal
43. Hazard (1948)
9
2
Hazard
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Crane
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Macdonald Carey, Stanley Clements, Fred Clark, Percy Helton
44. The Locked Door (1929)
9
2
The Locked Door
9
2

The Locked Door is a mystery thriller film which tells the story of a woman named Ann Reagen who finds out that her sister-in-law is involved with a shady character from her own past. Therefore she struggles to intervene and protect her. 

As:
Cast
Director:
George Fitzmaurice
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Betty Bronson, Rod La Rocque, William 'Stage' Boyd
46. Pot o' Gold (1941)
9
2
Pot o' Gold
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Molly McCorkle
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Art Carney, James Stewart, Charles Winninger, Horace Heidt, Mary Gordon
47. Second Chorus (1940)
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2
Second Chorus
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Miller
Director:
H.C. Potter
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Fred Astaire, Burgess Meredith, Charles Butterworth, Artie Shaw
48. Bride of Vengeance (1949)
8
2
Bride of Vengeance
8
2

Cesare's plot to rule medieval Italy overlaps her sister Lucrezia Borgia's plot to poison her husband.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lucretia Borgia
Director:
Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Romance, History, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Clayton Moore, Raymond Burr, Macdonald Carey, John Lund
49. The Unholy Four (1954)
8
2
The Unholy Four
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Angie
Director:
Terence Fisher
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Patrick Holt, Paul Carpenter, William Sylvester, Alvys Maben
50. The Torch (1950)
8
2
The Torch
8
2

Along with his band, a revolutionary takes over a small Mexican town. The people of the town are not sure whether they should fight him, or try to get along. However, things take a turn when the town faces an influenza epidemic.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
María Dolores Penafiel
Director:
Emilio Fernández
Genres:
War, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Gilbert Roland, Pedro Armendáriz, Julio Villarreal, Walter Reed
51. Babes in Bagdad (1952)
8
2
Babes in Bagdad
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kyra
Director:
Jerónimo Mihura, Edgar G. Ulmer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Gypsy Rose Lee, Richard Ney, John Boles
52. Sins of Jezebel (1953)
8
2
Sins of Jezebel
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jezebel
Director:
Reginald Le Borg
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
John Hoyt, Ludwig Donath, Eduard Franz, Joe Besser
53. Paris Model (1953)
7
1
Paris Model
7
1

When an alluring French dress is newly released, various women try it to gain an advantage with men. Meanwhile, Marion dons the dress and arranges a date with the employer of her husband. She hopes that she can convince him to get her husband a promotion.

As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Barnes
Director:
Alfred E. Green
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, Cecil Kellaway, Marilyn Maxwell, Barbara Lawrence
54. Charge of the Lancers (1954)
6
1
Charge of the Lancers
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tanya
Director:
William Castle
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Jean-Pierre Aumont, Karin Booth, Richard Wyler, Charles Irwin
55. The Girl Habit (1931)
12
2
The Girl Habit
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward F. Cline
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Ruggles, Allen Jenkins, Tamara Geva, Sue Conroy

TV Movie(s)

1. The Phantom (1961)
12
2
The Phantom
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Harris
Director:
Harold Daniels
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Reginald Denny, Lon Chaney Jr., Roger Creed, Allan Nixon

TV Shows and Videos

Sherlock Holmes (1954)
Sherlock Holmes
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Howard Marion-Crawford, Ronald Howard, Archie Duncan, Eugene Deckers
The Errol Flynn Theatre (1956)
The Errol Flynn Theatre
As:
Cast
Director:
Lawrence Huntington, John Lemont, Peter Maxwell, Don Chaffey, Joseph Sterling
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast: