Best Doris Day movies

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Best Doris Day movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Doris Day movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Doris Day.

TOP 17:
Young Man with a Horn
Young Man with a Horn
Doris Day as: Jo Jordan
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1950
Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard teaches young Rick Martin everything he knows about playing, so Rick becomes a star musician, but a troubled marriage and the desire to play pure jazz instead of commercial swing songs cause him problems.

TOP 16:
The Glass Bottom Boat
The Glass Bottom Boat
Doris Day as: Jennifer Nelson
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1966
Bruce (Rod Taylor), the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer (Doris Day) and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Edward Andrews movies?


TOP 15:

It Happened to Jane

It Happened to Jane
Doris Day as: Jane Osgood
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1959
Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world".

TOP 14:

Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Doris Day as: Kate Mackay
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Release: 1960
Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kay settles into suburban life, Larry continues to enjoy the theater and party scene of New York. Kay soon begins to question Larry's fidelity when he mentions a flirtatious encounter with Broadway star Deborah Vaughn.

TOP 13:

The Pajama Game

The Pajama Game
Doris Day as: Katherine 'Babe' Williams
Genre: Comedy, Music
Release: 1957
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions! Written by A.L. Beneteau


TOP 12:

Midnight Lace

Midnight Lace
Doris Day as: Kit Preston
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1960
Kit Preston begins to unravel when she receives threatening telephone calls informing her she's soon to be murdered.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Roddy McDowall movies?

TOP 11:

That Touch of Mink

That Touch of Mink
Doris Day as: Cathy Timberlake
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1962
A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.

TOP 10:

Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane
Doris Day as: Calamity Jane
Genre: Music, Western
Release: 1953
Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok fuss, feud and fall in love. At first, Calamity is too busy fighting Indians and cracking a bullwhip to pay attention to such girlie things as dresses and perfume. She soon changes her mind when Katie Brown arrives in town.


TOP 9:

Love Me or Leave Me

Love Me or Leave Me
Doris Day as: Ruth Etting
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1955
A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cameron Mitchell movies?

TOP 8:

Teacher's Pet

Teacher's Pet
Doris Day as: Erica Stone
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1958
A rugged city editor (Clark Gable) poses as a journalism student and flirts with the professor (Doris Day).

TOP 7:

Send Me No Flowers

Send Me No Flowers
Doris Day as: Judy Kimball
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1964
At one of his many visits to his doctor, hypochondriac George Kimball mistakes a dying man's diagnosis for his own and believes he only has about two more weeks to live. Wanting to take care of his wife Judy, he doesn't tell her and tries to find her a new husband. When he finally does tell her, she quickly finds out he's not dying at all (while he doesn't) and she believes it's just a lame excuse to hide an affair, so she decides to leave him.


TOP 6:

Move Over, Darling

Move Over, Darling
Doris Day as: Ellen Wagstaff Arden
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1963
Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although most passengers manage to survive the incident, Ellen presumably perishes when swept off her lifeboat, her body never recovered. Fast forward five years. Nicky, wanting to move on with his life, has Ellen declared legally dead. Part of that moving on includes getting remarried, this time to a young woman named Bianca Steele, who, for their honeymoon, he plans to take to the same Monterrey resort where he and Ellen spent their honeymoon. On that very same day, Ellen is dropped off in Los Angeles by the Navy, who rescued her from the South Pacific island where she was stranded for the past five years. She asks the Navy not to publicize her rescue nor notify Nicky as she wants to do so herself.

TOP 5:

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 Shelley Winters movies?

TOP 4:

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk
Doris Day as: Jan Morrow
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1959
A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Don Beddoe movies?

TOP 3:

Lover Come Back

Lover Come Back
Doris Day as: Carol Templeton
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1961
Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other鈥檚 methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, revenge prompts her to infiltrate his secret "VIP" campaign in order to persuade the mystery product鈥檚 scientist to switch to her firm.


TOP 2:

The Thrill of It All

The Thrill of It All
Doris Day as: Beverly Boyer
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1963
The story of the film centres around urban housewife Beverly Boyer (Doris Day) and her husband, a successful gynaecologist and devoted family man, Gerald (James Garner). Beverly is offered the opportunity to star for a television commercial advertising soap. After a shaky start, she gets a contract for $80,000 per year to appear on the weekly TV commercials.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carl Reiner movies?

TOP 1:

The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much
Doris Day as: Jo McKenna
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1956
A widescreen, Technicolor remake by Hitchcock of his 1934 film of the same title. A couple vacationing in Morocco with their young son accidentally stumble upon an assassination plot. When the child is kidnapped to ensure their silence, they have to take matters into their own hands to save him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Stewart movies?


If you like the best Doris Day movies, then you will also like the best Edward Andrews movies, where many of their films coincide.