Best Clark Gable movies

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Best Clark Gable movies
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TOP 22:
Call of the Wild
Call of the Wild
Clark Gable as: Jack Thornton
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western, Romance
Release: 1935
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon. En route to the Yukon with Shorty Houlihan -- who spent time in jail for opening someone else's letter with a map of where gold is to be found -- Jack rescues a woman whose husband was the addressee of that letter. Buck helps Jack win a $1,000 bet to get the supplies he needs. And when Jack and Claire Blake pet Buck one night, fingers touch.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter MacNicol movies?

TOP 21:
The Tall Men
The Tall Men
Clark Gable as: Colonel Ben Allison
Genre: Western
Release: 1955
Two brothers discharged from the Confederate Army join a businessman for a cattle drive from Texas to Montana where they run into raiding Jayhawkers, angry Sioux, rough terrain and bad weather.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cameron Mitchell movies?


TOP 20:
It Started in Naples
It Started in Naples
Clark Gable as: Michael Hamilton
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1960
Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an 8 year old boy who is being raised by Michael's sister-in-law Lucia Curcio. To make matters worse, Lucia happens to be a sexy nightclub dancer.

TOP 19:
Mogambo
Mogambo
Clark Gable as: Victor Marswell
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1953
Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell. The two men and two women have some difficulty arranging these emotions to their mutual satisfaction, but eventually succeed.

TOP 18:
Test Pilot
Test Pilot
Clark Gable as: Jim
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1938
Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.


TOP 17:
Teacher's Pet
Teacher's Pet
Clark Gable as: James Gannon / James Gallangher
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1958
A rugged city editor (Clark Gable) poses as a journalism student and flirts with the professor (Doris Day).
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Doris Day movies?

TOP 16:
The Misfits
The Misfits
Clark Gable as: Gay Langland
Genre: Western, Drama, Action, Romance
Release: 1961
While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three decide to move into Guido's half-finished desert home together. When grizzled ex-rodeo rider Perce Howland arrives, the unlikely foursome strike up a business capturing wild horses.

TOP 15:

Boom Town

Boom Town
Clark Gable as: Big John McMasters
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1940
McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsy comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and Sand the value of personal ties.


TOP 14:

Wife vs. Secretary

Wife vs. Secretary
Clark Gable as: Van 'V.S.' Stanhope
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1936
Magazine publisher Van Stanhope is a hard-working, dynamic executive very happily married to his beautiful wife Linda. Although their relationship is built on unconditional trust, friends, and even Van's mother, caution Linda about the dangers of allowing Whitey, her husband's extremely sexy secretary, to continue to have access to him. Although Whitey has a faithful boyfriend, she secretly harbors unrequited feelings for her boss. When they take a business trip to Havana, circumstantial evidence convinces Linda that the rumors she's heard may have a basis in fact.

TOP 13:

Manhattan Melodrama

Manhattan Melodrama
Clark Gable as: Edward J. 'Blackie' Gallagher
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1934
The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mickey Rooney movies?

TOP 12:

San Francisco

San Francisco
Clark Gable as: Blackie Norton
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1936
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Rispoli movies?


TOP 11:

Night Nurse

Night Nurse
Clark Gable as: Nick
Genre: Crime, Drama, Comedy
Release: 1931
Lora Hart manages to land a job in a hospital as a trainee nurse. Upon completion of her training she goes to work as a night nurse for two small children who seem to be very sick, though something much more sinister is going on.

TOP 10:

Red Dust

Red Dust
Clark Gable as: Dennis Carson
Genre: Drama
Release: 1932
Dennis, owner of a rubber plantation in Cochinchina, is involved with Vantine, who left Saigon to evade the police; but when his new surveyor, Gary, arrives along with his refined but sensual wife, Barbara, Dennis gets infatuated by her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mary Astor movies?

TOP 9:

Run Silent, Run Deep

Run Silent, Run Deep
Clark Gable as: Cmdr, Richardson
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1958
The captain of a submarine sunk by the Japanese during WWII is finally given a chance to skipper another sub after a year of working a desk job. His singleminded determination for revenge against the destroyer that sunk his previous vessel puts his new crew in unneccessary danger.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jack Warden movies?

TOP 8:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kirk Douglas movies?


TOP 7:

Strange Cargo

Strange Cargo
Clark Gable as: André Verne
Genre: Drama, Romance, Adventure
Release: 1940
Convicts escaping from Devil's Island come under the influence of a strange Christ-like figure.

TOP 6:

That's Entertainment!

That's Entertainment!
Clark Gable as: (archive footage)
Genre: Documentary, Music, Family
Release: 1974
Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Stewart movies?

TOP 5:

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Clark Gable as: Roman Guard (uncredited)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1925
Erstwhile childhood friends, Judah Ben-Hur and Messala meet again as adults, this time with Roman officer Messala as conqueror and Judah as a wealthy, though conquered, Israelite. A slip of a brick during a Roman parade causes Judah to be sent off as a galley slave, his property confiscated and his mother and sister imprisoned. Years later, as a result of his determination to stay alive and his willingness to aid his Roman master, Judah returns to his homeland an exalted and wealthy Roman athlete. Unable to find his mother and sister, and believing them dead, he can think of nothing else than revenge against Messala.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joan Crawford movies?

TOP 4:

Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty
Clark Gable as: Fletcher Christian
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 1935
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marlon Brando movies?

TOP 3:

La Classe américaine

La Classe américaine
Clark Gable as: The Actor (archive footage)
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 1993
George Abitbol, the classiest man in the world, dies tragically during a cruise. With his last breath, he whispers: “Shitty world.” The director of an American newspaper, wondering about the meaning of these intriguing final words, asks his three best investigators, Dave, Peter and Steven, to solve the mystery… (16 French actors dub scenes from various Warner Bros. films to create a parody of “Citizen Kane,” 1941.)


TOP 2:

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night
Clark Gable as: Peter Warne
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1934
A renegade reporter and a crazy young heiress meet on a bus heading for New York, and end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops.

TOP 1:

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
Clark Gable as: Rhett Butler
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 1939
The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.


If you like the best Clark Gable movies, then you will also like the best Mickey Rooney movies, where many of their films coincide.