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List of Will Rogers Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. If I Forget You (1940)
14
2
If I Forget You
14
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Will Rogers (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Kay Kyser, Judy Garland
2. Lightnin' (1930)
12
2
Lightnin'
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lightnin' Bill Jones
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Louise Dresser, Jason Robards Sr., Joel McCrea, Helen Cohan
3. The Ropin' Fool (1922)
12
2
The Ropin' Fool
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
'Ropes' Reilly (the ropin' fool)
Director:
Clarence G. Badger
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Irene Rich, John Ince, Russ Powell
4. Jus' Passin' Through (1923)
11
2
Jus' Passin' Through
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jubilo
Director:
Charley Chase
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Noah Young, Billy Engle, Marie Mosquini, Earl Mohan
5. Doubling for Romeo (1921)
11
2
Doubling for Romeo
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Sam Cody / Romeo
Director:
Clarence G. Badger
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Raymond Hatton, Sidney Ainsworth, Sylvia Breamer, Al Hart
6. Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)
11
2
Steamboat Round the Bend
11
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Doctor John Pearly
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Stepin Fetchit, Irvin S. Cobb, Eugene Pallette, Anne Shirley
7. Uncensored Movies (1923)
11
2
Uncensored Movies
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lem Skagwillow
Director:
Roy Clements
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ena Gregory, George Rowe, Marie Mosquini, Earl Mohan
8. Life Begins at 40 (1935)
12
2
Life Begins at 40
12
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Kenesaw H. Clark
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sterling Holloway, Jane Darwell, George Barbier, Richard Cromwell, Rochelle Hudson
9. Don't Park There (1924)
11
2
Don't Park There
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Fred Guiol
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Marie Mosquini
10. Happy Days (1929)
10
2
Happy Days
10
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Benjamin Stoloff
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Betty Grable, Janet Gaynor, Victor McLaglen, Charles E. Evans
11. Jubilo, Jr. (1924)
10
2
Jubilo, Jr.
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert F. McGowan
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Joe Cobb
12. State Fair (1933)
12
2
State Fair
12
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Abel Frake
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Janet Gaynor, Sally Eilers, Lew Ayres, Norman Foster
13. With Will Rogers in Dublin (1927)
10
2
With Will Rogers in Dublin
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Carl Stearns Clancy
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
William Cosgrave
14. Young as You Feel (1931)
10
2
Young as You Feel
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lemuel Morehouse
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucien Littlefield, Fifi D'Orsay, Don Dillaway, Terrance Ray
15. Doubting Thomas (1935)
10
2
Doubting Thomas
10
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.

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

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. George 'Doc' Bull
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marian Nixon, Vera Allen, Howard Lally, Berton Churchill
19. A Connecticut Yankee (1931)
10
2
A Connecticut Yankee
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hank Martin
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Brandon Hurst, William Farnum, Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan
20. David Harum (1934)
10
2
David Harum
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
David Harum
Director:
James Cruze
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stepin Fetchit, Louise Dresser, Evelyn Venable, Kent Taylor
21. Judge Priest (1934)
13
2
Judge Priest
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Judge Priest
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Hattie McDaniel, Stepin Fetchit, Henry B. Walthall, David Landau, Tom Brown
22. The County Chairman (1935)
10
2
The County Chairman
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim Hackler
Director:
John G. Blystone
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Stepin Fetchit, Kent Taylor, Louise Dresser, Evelyn Venable
23. Business and Pleasure (1932)
11
2
Business and Pleasure
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Earl Tinker
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jetta Goudal, Joel McCrea, Dorothy Peterson, Peggy Ross
24. Ambassador Bill (1931)
10
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.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Harper
Director:
Sam Taylor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Greta Nissen, Marguerite Churchill, Tad Alexander
25. Mr. Skitch (1933)
11
2
Mr. Skitch
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Ira Skitch
Director:
James Cruze
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Zasu Pitts, Harry Green, Rochelle Hudson, Florence Desmond
26. Down to Earth (1932)
10
3
Down to Earth
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Pike Peters
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Irene Rich, Matty Kemp, Dorothy Jordan, Mary Carlisle
27. Jubilo (1919)
9
2
Jubilo
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jubilo
Director:
Clarence G. Badger
Genres:
Western, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Willard Louis, Josie Sedgwick, Charles K. French, Jim Mason
28. They Had to See Paris (1929)
10
3
They Had to See Paris
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Pike Peters
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Irene Rich, Owen Davis Jr., Marguerite Churchill, Fifi D'Orsay
29. The Cake Eater (1924)
9
2
The Cake Eater
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
J.A. Howe
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Joe Bordeaux, Billy Engle, Marie Mosquini, Al Forbes
30. Tiptoes (1927)
9
2
Tiptoes
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Uncle Hen Kaye
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Dorothy Gish, Jack Cardiff, Ivy Ellison, Annie Esmond
31. Two Wagons: Both Covered (1924)
8
2
Two Wagons: Both Covered
8
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Bill Bunian / Joe Jackson
Director:
J.A. Howe, Rob Wagner
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Marie Mosquini, Earl Mohan, Charles Lloyd, Elmo Billings
32. Handy Andy (1934)
9
2
Handy Andy
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Andrew Yates
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peggy Wood, Paul Harvey, Mary Carlisle, Frank Melton
33. Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)
9
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. 

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