The best Paulette Goddard’s movies

Paulette Goddard

Paulette Goddard

03/06/1910- 23/04/1990
We present our ranking of the best Paulette Goddard’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Paulette Goddard.
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Reap the Wild Wind

Reap the Wild Wind
6.7/10
The Florida Keys in 1840, where the implacable hurricanes of the Caribbean scream, where the salvagers of Key West, like the intrepid and beautiful Loxi Claiborne and her crew, reap, aboard frail schooners, the harvest of the wild wind, facing the shark teeth of the reefs to rescue the sailors and the cargo from the shipwrecks caused by the scavengers of the sea.

The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator
8.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyWar
  • Release: 23/10/1940
  • Character: Hannah
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Modern Times

Modern Times
8.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 11/02/1936
  • Character: A Gamin
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

The Women

The Women
7.7/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 01/09/1939
  • Character: Miriam Aarons
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.

Unconquered

Unconquered
6.9/10
England, 1763. After being convicted of a crime, the young and beautiful Abigail Hale agrees, to escape the gallows, to serve fourteen years as a slave in the colony of Virginia, whose inhabitants begin to hear and fear the sinister song of the threatening drums of war that resound in the wild Ohio valley.

That's Entertainment! III

That's Entertainment! III
7.6/10
Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain.

Second Chorus

Second Chorus
5.7/10
Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are rival trumpeters with the Perennials, a college band, and both men are still attending college by failing their exams seven years in a row. In the midst of a performance, Danny spies Ellen Miller who ends up being made band manager. Both men compete for her affections while trying to get the other one fired.

The Ghost Breakers

The Ghost Breakers
7.1/10
After intrepid working girl Mary Carter becomes the new owner of a reputedly haunted mansion located on Black Island near the Cuban coast, a stranger phones warning her to stay away from the castle. Undaunted, Mary sets sail for Cuba with a stowaway in her trunk—wise-cracking Larry Lawrence, a radio announcer who helps Mary get to the bottom of the voodoo magic, zombies and ghosts that supposedly curse the spooky estate.

The Bohemian Girl

The Bohemian Girl
6.6/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 14/02/1936
  • Character: Gypsy Vagabond
Stan and Ollie travel with a band of 18th-century Gypsies holding a nobleman's daughter.

The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary
7.1/10
Ten years after the death of millionaire Cyrus Norman, his will is to be read out to his six relatives, including Joyce Norman and Wally Campbell. Organized by Norman's lawyer, Crosby, the six meet at Norman's eerie New Orleans Gothic mansion. During the reading, the superstitious housekeeper declares that someone will be dead by midnight. Wally fears for Joyce when she is declared the sole inheritor, but all are alarmed when Crosby turns up dead.

The Mouthpiece

The Mouthpiece
7.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 21/03/1932
  • Character: Platinum Blonde at Party (Uncredited)
A prosecutor quits his job and becomes a defense attorney when he finds out that a man he got convicted and executed was actually innocent.

Hold Back the Dawn

Hold Back the Dawn
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 26/09/1941
  • Character: Anita Dixon
Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old partner Anita, who's done likewise. But after sweeping teacher Emmy Brown off her feet, he finds her so sweet that love and jealousy endanger his plans.

The Diary of a Chambermaid

The Diary of a Chambermaid
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 15/02/1946
  • Character: Célestine
Celestine, the chamber-maid, has a new job in the country, at the Lanlaires. She has decided to use her beauty to seduce a wealthy man, but Mr. Lanlaire is not a right choice: the house is firmly controlled by Madame Lanlaire, helped by the strange valet Joseph. Then she tries the neighbour, former officer Mauger. This seems to work. But soon the son of the Lanlaires comes back. He is young, attractive and does not share his mother's antirepublican opinions. So Celestine's beauty attracts Captain Mauger, young Georges Lanlaire, and Joseph. Three men, from three different social classes, with three different conceptions of life. Will Celestine be able to convince Georges of her sincerity?

Pack Up Your Troubles

Pack Up Your Troubles
7.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyWar
  • Release: 16/09/1932
  • Character: Bridesmaid (uncredited)
The story begins in 1917 with Stan and Ollie being drafted into the U.S. Army to fight in World War I. While in the Army, the pair befriend a man named Eddie Smith, who is killed by the enemy during a battle. After the war is over, Stan and Ollie venture to New York City, where they begin a quest to reunite Eddie's little daughter with her rightful family. The task proves both monumental and problematic as the boys discover just how many people in New York have the last name Smith.

The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind

The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind
8.5/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 01/10/1988
  • Character: (archive footage)
This documentary revisits the making of Gone with the Wind via archival footage, screen tests, insightful interviews and rare film footage.

So Proudly We Hail

So Proudly We Hail
7.5/10
A group of U.S. Army nurses leaves San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination and their lives. Sent to Bataan, Philippines, the nurses are led by Lt. Janet Davidson. She is faced with untested nurses who expected an easy time in Honolulu, but who quickly become battle-weary veterans dealing with daily bombardments by the Japanese, overwhelmed by the numbers of wounded, and dwindling supplies. Some of "Davey's" unit also have to deal with romantic entanglements with men they met onboard ship. When Bataan falls, the American forces flee to the offshore island of Corregidor, where they find the Japanese assault just as intense.

City Streets

City Streets
7/10
  • Genre: CrimeDramaRomance
  • Release: 18/04/1931
  • Character: Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
A mobster's daughter leads her boyfriend from the circus into bootlegging.

An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband
6.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 14/11/1947
  • Character: Laura Cheveley
A prominent politician is preparing to expose a financial scandal. But then a woman who has invested heavily in the shady venture threatens to uncover a damaging secret in the politician's past if he exposes the speculation as a fraud. His problem is compounded by his wife's intolerance of the slightest character flaws.

Pot o' Gold

Pot o' Gold
6/10
  • Genre: MusicRomance
  • Release: 03/04/1941
  • Character: Molly McCorkle
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle.

The Young in Heart

The Young in Heart
7.3/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 06/07/1938
  • Character: Leslie Saunders
The Carletons make a living as card sharps and finding new suckers to mooch off of. When their latest scam backfires, they are asked to leave Monte Carlo. At the train station, they meet Miss Fortune, a very wealthy but lonely elderly lady. As a reward for saving her life after the train derails, Miss Fortune invites the Carletons to come live with her. The family hopes that by winning her affection, they can eventually be named sole beneficiaries in her will. But will a change of heart soften their mercenary feelings before that time comes?

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