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IMDb Feature Films with Jean Arthur as an Actress (or other) that I have both seen and Rated.

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1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

73 Metascore

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 100,427 | Gross: $9.60M

2. The More the Merrier (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Romance, War

During the World War II housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Richard Gaines

Votes: 5,512

3. Easy Living (1937)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

A wealthy banker throws his wife's expensive fur coat off the roof of a building; it lands on the head of a stenographer, leading to everyone assuming she is his mistress and has access to his millions.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold, Ray Milland, Luis Alberni

Votes: 2,777

4. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 3,273

5. The Talk of the Town (1942)

Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 6,725

6. History Is Made at Night (1937)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

A wealthy divorcée falls for a charming Parisian, but her insanely jealous ex-husband will do anything to get her back.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Charles Boyer, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo, Colin Clive

Votes: 1,336

7. Shane (1953)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Western

80 Metascore

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde

Votes: 34,378 | Gross: $20.00M

8. The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

A wealthy mystery writer uses her doctor ex-husband's non-payment of alimony to coerce him into a reconciliation.

Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Gleason, Eric Blore

Votes: 1,428

9. A Foreign Affair (1948)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell

Votes: 6,282

10. More Than a Secretary (1936)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

When the co-owner of a secretarial school visits a magazine editor to find out why he runs through secretaries, she's mistaken for an applicant. Drawn to him, she accepts the position.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Jean Arthur, George Brent, Lionel Stander, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 495

11. Too Many Husbands (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Romance

Long-missing Bill Cardew returns to find his wife Vicky remarried...and in no hurry to settle for just one husband.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Jean Arthur, Fred MacMurray, Melvyn Douglas, Harry Davenport

Votes: 1,205

12. The Plainsman (1936)

Passed | 113 min | Biography, History, Romance

Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,846

13. The Defense Rests (1934)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

The assistant (Arthur) of a sleazy lawyer (Holt) is determined to end his cheating ways.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Nat Pendleton, Arthur Hohl

Votes: 95

14. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Passed | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 11,378

15. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A simple, small town man inherits a massive fortune, making him the target for scammers and publicity-seekers. Overwhelmed by the turn his life has taken, and awoken to another use for his new-found fortune, he makes a momentous decision.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Votes: 18,514

16. You Can't Take It with You (1938)

Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore, Edward Arnold

Votes: 21,706 | Gross: $4.66M

17. Seven Chances (1925)

Passed | 56 min | Comedy, Romance

A man learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries by 7 p.m. that same day.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards

Votes: 8,438 | Gross: $0.21M

18. The Whole Town's Talking (1935)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan

Votes: 1,944

19. If You Could Only Cook (1935)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

An executive lets an attractive cook talk him into taking a job as butler.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo, Lionel Stander

Votes: 1,015

20. The Greene Murder Case (1929)

69 min | Drama, Mystery

At the end of each year, the extremely wealthy but odious Greene family gets together at the spooky old family castle to establish terms of a will, though they despise each other. This year... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: William Powell, Florence Eldridge, Ullrich Haupt, Jean Arthur

Votes: 259

21. The Canary Murder Case (1929)

82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A beautiful showgirl, nicknamed 'the Canary', is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and soon ends up dead. But who killed 'the Canary'. All the suspects who knew her had ... See full summary »

Directors: Malcolm St. Clair, Frank Tuttle | Stars: William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Louise Brooks

Votes: 494

22. Arizona (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Western

During the 1860s Tucson, a pioneer woman struggles to succeed in the freight and cattle business while at risk at the hands of corrupt and violent local businessmen and rampaging Indians.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Jean Arthur, William Holden, Warren William, Porter Hall

Votes: 1,052

23. The Silver Horde (1930)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

A salmon fisherman has to choose between a bad girl and a society doll.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Evelyn Brent, Joel McCrea, Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur

Votes: 393

24. The Impatient Years (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

To rekindle their love, a divorce judge orders a couple whose marriage is on the rocks to re-enact their four-day breakneck courtship.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Jean Arthur, Lee Bowman, Charles Coburn, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 255

25. A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

Votes: 958

26. Danger Lights (1930)

Passed | 74 min | Adventure, Drama

The tough boss of a railroad yard befriends a young hobo, and unwittingly places in jeopardy his relationship with the woman he loves.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur, Robert Armstrong, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 451

27. Street of Chance (1930)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

A big-time, but honest gambler has to prevent his younger brother from following in his footsteps, and taking up gambling.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: William Powell, Jean Arthur, Kay Francis, Regis Toomey

Votes: 172

28. Adventure in Manhattan (1936)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

A reporter meets an actress whose producer is a presumed-dead thief, and stakes his reputation on predicting the next crime.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Reginald Owen, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 534

29. Paramount on Parade (1930)

Passed | 102 min | Music

A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ... See full summary »

Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper

Votes: 232

30. The Saturday Night Kid (1929)

63 min | Comedy, Romance

Mayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 175

31. Party Wire (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Drama

Story of a small-town girl victimized by her gossiping neighbors.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Jean Arthur, Victor Jory, Helen Lowell, Robert Allen

Votes: 291

32. Winners of the Wilderness (1927)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, History, War

Able wilderness fighter Colonel O'Hara loves Rene, daughter of the commander of the French forces during the French and Indian War. The Indians, under Pontiac, kidnap Rene. O'Hara hopes to rescue and wed her.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Tim McCoy, Joan Crawford, Edward Connelly, Roy D'Arcy

Votes: 103

33. The Public Menace (1935)

72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Non-citizen Arthur marries reporter Murphy for a bogus gangster's confession. A divorce is needed, and Murphy is fired. The gangster wants her to be his girlfriend, the police are outside, and only one who can save her is Murphy.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Jean Arthur, George Murphy, Douglass Dumbrille, George McKay

Votes: 145

34. Diamond Jim (1935)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Edward Arnold, Jean Arthur, Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero

Votes: 171

35. Public Hero Number 1 (1935)

Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama

A G-man goes undercover to infiltrate a gang, helping the group's leader escape from prison to gain his trust.

Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, Chester Morris, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 446

36. Most Precious Thing in Life (1934)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

The Most Precious Thing in Life is a 1934 American film directed by Lambert Hillyer and starring Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise, and Mary Forbes. The film tells a ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Richard Cromwell, Anita Louise

Votes: 77

37. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 202

38. Get That Venus (1933)

Comedy

Get That Venus is a 1933 American comedy film directed by Arthur Varney and starring Ernest Truex, Jean Arthur and Harry Davenport.

Director: Arthur Varney | Stars: Ernest Truex, Jean Arthur, Harry Davenport, Tom Howard

Votes: 10

39. The Past of Mary Holmes (1933)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

An alcoholic former opera singer (Helen MacKellar) resents the promising career of her son (Eric Linden) and his recent engagement to an actress (Jean Arthur).

Directors: Harlan Thompson, Slavko Vorkapich | Stars: Helen MacKellar, Eric Linden, Jean Arthur, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 16

40. Ex-Bad Boy (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

A man gets in trouble with his girlfriend when a beautiful movie star and her fiance come to his small town.

Director: Vin Moore | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Jean Arthur, Jason Robards Sr., Spencer Charters

Votes: 28

42. Virtuous Husband (1931)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

When a rich young man marries, he lets the books and letters left him by his dead mother guide his life.

Director: Vin Moore | Stars: Elliott Nugent, Betty Compson, Jean Arthur, Tully Marshall

Votes: 15

43. The Gang Buster (1931)

65 min | Comedy, Crime

Naïve insurance agent 'Cyclone' Case falls in love with Sylvia Martine, whose father has a dispute with gangster Mike Slade. When Sylvia is kidnapped by Slade and his gang, 'Cyclone' ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Jack Oakie, Jean Arthur, William 'Stage' Boyd, Wynne Gibson

Votes: 41

44. The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930)

Passed | 73 min | Mystery, Romance

The villainous master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu sets out to destroy the people he holds responsible for the death of his family.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Warner Oland, O.P. Heggie, Jean Arthur, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 144

45. Young Eagles (1930)

70 min | Drama

Lt. Robert Banks (Charles Rogers) shoots down and captures a German ace and is betrayed by the woman he loves.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Jean Arthur, Paul Lukas, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 22

46. Half Way to Heaven (1929)

66 min | Drama, Romance