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List of Will Rogers Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. If I Forget You (1940)
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If I Forget You
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2

As a tribute to Will Rogers, popular American stage and film actor and  vaudeville performer, Judy Garland sings the song If I Forget You.  

Role:
Will Rogers (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Kay Kyser, Judy Garland
2. Lightnin' (1930)
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2
Lightnin'
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2
Role:
Lightnin' Bill Jones
Starring:
Louise Dresser, Jason Robards Sr., Joel McCrea, Helen Cohan
Directed By:
Henry King
3. The Ropin' Fool (1922)
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2
The Ropin' Fool
12
2
Role:
'Ropes' Reilly (the ropin' fool)
Starring:
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Irene Rich, John Ince, Russ Powell
Directed By:
Clarence G. Badger
4. Jus' Passin' Through (1923)
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2
Jus' Passin' Through
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2
Role:
Jubilo
Starring:
Noah Young, Billy Engle, Marie Mosquini, Earl Mohan
Directed By:
Charley Chase
5. Doubling for Romeo (1921)
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2
Doubling for Romeo
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2
Role:
Sam Cody / Romeo
Starring:
Raymond Hatton, Sidney Ainsworth, Sylvia Breamer, Al Hart
Directed By:
Clarence G. Badger
6. Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)
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Steamboat Round the Bend
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2

A Louisiana con man decides to enter a race with his steamboat, not only to win the prize but also to locate an eyewitness, who is crucial to exonerating his nephew, wrongly sentenced to death for murder. 

Role:
Doctor John Pearly
Starring:
Stepin Fetchit, Irvin S. Cobb, Eugene Pallette, Anne Shirley
Directed By:
7. Uncensored Movies (1923)
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2
Uncensored Movies
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2
Role:
Lem Skagwillow
Starring:
Ena Gregory, George Rowe, Marie Mosquini, Earl Mohan
Directed By:
Roy Clements
8. Life Begins at 40 (1935)
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Life Begins at 40
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2

In a small town in the US, the publisher of a local newspaper finds himself in opposition to the local banker, when a young lad is possibly framed and jailed for a robbery from the bank.   

Role:
Kenesaw H. Clark
Starring:
Sterling Holloway, Jane Darwell, George Barbier, Richard Cromwell, Rochelle Hudson
Directed By:
George Marshall
9. Don't Park There (1924)
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Don't Park There
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2
Starring:
Marie Mosquini
Directed By:
Fred Guiol
10. Happy Days (1929)
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Happy Days
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2

Happy Days is a musical film which revolves around Margie, a singer who sings on a showboat. When she comes to know that the showboat is in financial trouble, she decides to travel to New York City. She tries to persuade the former stars of the boat to perform in a show, to collect funds and rescue the showboat from financial ruin.

Starring:
Directed By:
Benjamin Stoloff
11. Jubilo, Jr. (1924)
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Jubilo, Jr.
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2
Starring:
Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Joe Cobb
Directed By:
Robert F. McGowan
12. State Fair (1933)
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State Fair
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Based on the eponymous novel by Phil Stong, the film is the first of three released versions. The story follows four members of a farmer family preparing for a visit to the State Fair; the parents hoping to win prizes for their boar and pickles and the children looking for romance. While they all have a grand time at the fir site, something they did not plan also takes place.  

Role:
Abel Frake
Starring:
Janet Gaynor, Sally Eilers, Lew Ayres, Norman Foster
Directed By:
Henry King
13. With Will Rogers in Dublin (1927)
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2
With Will Rogers in Dublin
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2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
William Cosgrave
Directed By:
Carl Stearns Clancy
14. Young as You Feel (1931)
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2
Young as You Feel
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2
Role:
Lemuel Morehouse
Starring:
Lucien Littlefield, Fifi D'Orsay, Don Dillaway, Terrance Ray
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
15. Doubting Thomas (1935)
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2
Doubting Thomas
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2

A Hollywood agent visits a small town where many of the residents are aspiring actors. He meets one of them, whose name is Peggy, a beautician, but her father forbids her to pursue acting as a career. Soon, the whole town gets together to plan a play, and Peggy along with her mother, who also wanted to be an actress, join forces to work on their dream.

Role:
Thomas Brown
Starring:
Sterling Holloway, Billie Burke, Alison Skipworth, Andrew Tombes
Directed By:
David Butler
16. In Old Kentucky (1935)
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In Old Kentucky
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2
Role:
Steve Tapley
Starring:
Charles Sellon, Dorothy Wilson, Russell Hardie, Louise Henry
Directed By:
George Marshall
17. Too Busy to Work (1932)
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2
Too Busy to Work
10
2
Role:
Jubilo
Starring:
Frederick Burton, Marian Nixon, Charles Middleton, Dick Powell
Directed By:
John G. Blystone
18. Doctor Bull (1933)
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Doctor Bull
10
2

A small-town maverick doctor finds himself in a fix when he fails to save a young girl. With the locals turned against him, he must contain a typhoid outbreak to prove his mettle. The iconic Will Rogers plays Dr Bull in this comedy from the 1930s.

Role:
Dr. George 'Doc' Bull
Starring:
Marian Nixon, Vera Allen, Howard Lally, Berton Churchill
Directed By:
19. A Connecticut Yankee (1931)
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2
A Connecticut Yankee
10
2
Role:
Hank Martin
Starring:
Brandon Hurst, William Farnum, Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan
Directed By:
David Butler
20. David Harum (1934)
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2
David Harum
10
2

David Harum is a comedy film which takes us to a small town and tells the story of the rivalry between a horse-trading banker named David, and Perkins, a Church deacon.  

Role:
David Harum
Starring:
Stepin Fetchit, Louise Dresser, Evelyn Venable, Kent Taylor
Directed By:
James Cruze
21. Judge Priest (1934)
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Judge Priest
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2

Judge Priest is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Judge William Priest, a civil war veteran, who now presides over the court in Fairfield, Kentucky. He is well-known among the people for dispensing justice with humanity and common sense. His nephew Jerome is also interested in pursuing law as a career, and he has just returned home after passing the bar. He tries to rekindle his romance with Ellie, but she seems to have other interests now. Meanwhile, Mrs. Priest feels that Virginia, the daughter of Senator Horace Maydew, is going to be a better match for Jerome.

Role:
Judge Priest
Starring:
Hattie McDaniel, Stepin Fetchit, Henry B. Walthall, David Landau, Tom Brown
Directed By:
22. The County Chairman (1935)
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2
The County Chairman
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2
Role:
Jim Hackler
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Stepin Fetchit, Kent Taylor, Louise Dresser, Evelyn Venable
Directed By:
John G. Blystone
23. Business and Pleasure (1932)
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2
Business and Pleasure
11
2
Role:
Earl Tinker
Starring:
Jetta Goudal, Joel McCrea, Dorothy Peterson, Peggy Ross
Directed By:
David Butler
24. Ambassador Bill (1931)
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2
Ambassador Bill
10
2

Ambassador Bill is a comedy film which tells the story of an American ambassador named Bill Harper, who arrives in a small country, filled with civil unrest. He meets the young 8 year old prince, who is set to be the next king of the nation, and tries to befriend him, and prepare him for his role.    

Role:
Bill Harper
Starring:
Ray Milland, Greta Nissen, Marguerite Churchill, Tad Alexander
Directed By:
Sam Taylor
25. Mr. Skitch (1933)
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2
Mr. Skitch
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2
Role:
Mr. Ira Skitch
Starring:
Zasu Pitts, Harry Green, Rochelle Hudson, Florence Desmond
Directed By:
James Cruze
26. Down to Earth (1932)
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Down to Earth
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3
Role:
Pike Peters
Starring:
Irene Rich, Matty Kemp, Dorothy Jordan, Mary Carlisle
Directed By:
David Butler
27. Jubilo (1919)
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2
Jubilo
9
2
Role:
Jubilo
Starring:
Willard Louis, Josie Sedgwick, Charles K. French, Jim Mason
Directed By:
Clarence G. Badger
28. They Had to See Paris (1929)
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3
They Had to See Paris
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3
Role:
Pike Peters
Starring:
Irene Rich, Owen Davis Jr., Marguerite Churchill, Fifi D'Orsay
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
29. The Cake Eater (1924)
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2
The Cake Eater
9
2
Starring:
Joe Bordeaux, Billy Engle, Marie Mosquini, Al Forbes
Directed By:
J.A. Howe
30. Tiptoes (1927)
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2
Tiptoes
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2
Role:
Uncle Hen Kaye
Starring:
Dorothy Gish, Jack Cardiff, Ivy Ellison, Annie Esmond
Directed By:
Herbert Wilcox
31. Two Wagons: Both Covered (1924)
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2
Two Wagons: Both Covered
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2
Role:
Bill Bunian / Joe Jackson
Starring:
Marie Mosquini, Earl Mohan, Charles Lloyd, Elmo Billings
Directed By:
J.A. Howe, Rob Wagner
32. Handy Andy (1934)
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2
Handy Andy
9
2
Role:
Andrew Yates
Starring:
Peggy Wood, Paul Harvey, Mary Carlisle, Frank Melton
Directed By:
David Butler
33. Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)
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2
Stand Up and Cheer!
9
2

Stand Up and Cheer! is a 1934 American musical film, which revolves around the former US President Franklin Roosevelt, who in order to cheer out his people still suffering through the Depression, appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement. 

Starring:
Shirley Temple, Stepin Fetchit, Warner Baxter, John Boles, Madge Evans
Directed By:
Hamilton MacFadden
34. Roaming the Emerald Isle with Will Rogers (1927)
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2
Roaming the Emerald Isle with Will Rogers
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2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Cal Tinney, William Cosgrave
Directed By:
Carl Stearns Clancy
35. The Headless Horseman (1922)
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1
The Headless Horseman
8
1
Role:
Ichabod Crane
Starring:
Lois Meredith, Charles E. Graham, Ben Hendricks Jr., Mary Foy
Directed By:
Edward D. Venturini
36. A Texas Steer (1927)
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1
A Texas Steer
7
1
Role:
Cattle Brander
Starring:
Sam Hardy, Louise Fazenda, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Ann Rork
Directed By:
Richard Wallace
37. So This Is London (1930)
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2
So This Is London
11
2
Role:
Hiram Draper
Starring:
Irene Rich, Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan, Lumsden Hare
Directed By:
John G. Blystone
38. Honest Hutch (1920)
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2
Honest Hutch
11
2
Role:
Hutch
Starring:
Mary Alden, Tully Marshall, Nick Cogley, Priscilla Bonner
Directed By:
Clarence G. Badger
39. Jes' Call Me Jim (1920)
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2
Jes' Call Me Jim
11
2
Role:
Jim Fenton
Starring:
Raymond Hatton, Irene Rich, Lionel Belmore, Jimmy Rogers
Directed By:
Clarence G. Badger
40. The Cowboy Sheik (1924)
10
2
The Cowboy Sheik
10
2
Role:
Two Straw Bill
Starring:
Billy Engle, Marie Mosquini, Earl Mohan, Helen Gilmore
Directed By:
J.A. Howe
41. Going to Congress (1924)
9
2
Going to Congress
9
2
Role:
Alfalfa Doolittle
Starring:
Jack Ackroyd, Marie Mosquini, Molly Thompson, Lassie Lou Ahern
Directed By:
Rob Wagner