Marlene Dietrich Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

(1957)
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Christine
Director:
Billy Wilder
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Elsa Lanchester, Charles Laughton, John Williams, Tyrone Power
Plot:

Barrister Sir Wilfrid Robarts has decided to defend Leonard Vole, accused of murdering his benefactor, believing him to be innocent although strong circumstantial evidences point towards his client. He is surprised when Leonard’s wife, who has earlier provided an alibi, testifies against him. Robarts does not know that this is the first in the series of many surprises that is awaiting him. 

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3
Judgment at Nuremberg
TV-14

Judgment at Nuremberg

(1961)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Bertholt
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Burt Lancaster, Judy Garland, Spencer Tracy, Montgomery Clift
2
1
Touch of Evil
PG-13

Touch of Evil

(1958)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Orson Welles
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Akim Tamiroff, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia
Plot:

Mike Vargas, a Mexican narcotics officer, gets involved in a car bomb blast case as the car has crossed from Mexico to America. The local American police chief, Hank Quinlan, is a former alcoholic and corrupt officer, who suspects a Mexican named Sanchez. When Vargas confronts Quinlan for planting evidence against Sanchez, Vargas inadvertently puts his new wife Susan’s life at risk. 

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The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

(1930)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lola Lola
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Emil Jannings, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti, Hans Albers
3
1
Destry Rides Again

Destry Rides Again

(1939)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Frenchy
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, Mischa Auer
2
0
The Scarlet Empress

The Scarlet Empress

(1934)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Princess Sophia Frederica / Catherine II
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Romance, Drama, History
Star Cast:
C. Aubrey Smith, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser, John Lodge
2
0
Der blaue Engel

Der blaue Engel

(1930)
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lola Lola
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Emil Jannings, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti, Hans Albers
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2
Marlene

Marlene

(1984)
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
Maximilian Schell, Annie Albers, Bernard Hall, Marta Rakosnik
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2
Shanghai Express

Shanghai Express

(1932)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Shanghai Lily
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Eugene Pallette, Clive Brook, Warner Oland, Anna May Wong
4
0
A Foreign Affair

A Foreign Affair

(1948)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Erika Von Schluetow
Director:
Billy Wilder
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
John Lund, Millard Mitchell, Jean Arthur, Peter von Zerneck
1
1
Angel

Angel

(1937)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
aka Mrs. Brown Maria 'Angel' Barker
Director:
Ernst Lubitsch
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Herbert Marshall, Edward Everett Horton, Melvyn Douglas, Ernest Cossart
0
1
Morocco

Morocco

(1930)
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mademoiselle Amy Jolly
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Adolphe Menjou, Ullrich Haupt, Gary Cooper, Eve Southern, Marlene Dietrich
1
2

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No Highway

No Highway

(1951)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Monica Teasdale
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Glynis Johns, Janette Scott
0
1
Dishonored

Dishonored

(1931)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Marie Kolverer / X27
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Lew Cody, Victor McLaglen, Warner Oland, Gustav von Seyffertitz
0
1
Blonde Venus

Blonde Venus

(1932)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
aka Helen Jones Helen Faraday
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Herbert Marshall, Dickie Moore, Cary Grant, Gene Morgan
1
1
The Devil Is a Woman

The Devil Is a Woman

(1935)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Concha Perez
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cesar Romero, Alison Skipworth, Edward Everett Horton, Lionel Atwill
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0
Desire

Desire

(1936)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Madeleine de Beaupre
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
John Halliday, Gary Cooper, William Frawley, Ernest Cossart
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1
Golden Earrings

Golden Earrings

(1947)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lydia
Director:
Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Adventure, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Murvyn Vye, Ray Milland, Dennis Hoey, Bruce Lester
Plot:

Just before Second World War a British spy travels to Germany to acquire a secret formula. But before he can do that he is held captive by a German. Eventually he escapes and comes across a Gypsy lady who, not only saves him, but also helps him to complete his mission and escape to Switzerland.  After the war in London, he receives a golden earring, which set him on a journey to France.  

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Rancho Notorious

Rancho Notorious

(1952)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Altar Keane
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy, William Frawley, Gloria Henry
1
0
Stage Fright

Stage Fright

(1950)
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlotte Inwood
Director:
Alfred Hitchcock
Genres:
Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Sybil Thorndike, Alfred Hitchcock, Richard Todd, Jane Wyman, Marlene Dietrich
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2

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Seven Sinners

Seven Sinners

(1940)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bijou
Director:
Tay Garnett
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Anna Lee, John Wayne, Albert Dekker
Plot:

Beautiful torch singer Bijou Blanche is fired frequently because of her troublemaker image.  At the Seven Sinners Café, she meets the well-mannered navy officer Dan Brent and the two fall for each other. However, given her image, she attracts concerns from Brent’s superior who think his career may get affected because of her. Meanwhile, a local mobster, too, is interested in Bijou.

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0
Knight Without Armour

Knight Without Armour

(1937)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Alexandra
Director:
Jacques Feyder
Genres:
History, Thriller, Drama, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh, Herbert Lomas, Austin Trevor
Plot:

British agent, A.J. Fothergill, disguises himself as a Russian to keep an eye on the Russian revolutionaries. Later, he is imprisoned in Siberia. He is set free post the 1917 revolution and is assigned to take Alexandra, daughter of a Russian nobleman, for trial in Petrograd. However, civil war has broken out between the Red Army and White Army.

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0
Die Frau, nach der man sich sehnt

Die Frau, nach der man sich sehnt

(1929)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Stascha
Director:
Curtis Bernhardt
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fritz Kortner, Uno Henning, Frida Richard, Oskar Sima
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0
Manpower
TV-PG

Manpower

(1941)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Fay Duval
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Hale, Edward G. Robinson, Frank McHugh, George Raft, Marlene Dietrich
Plot:

Two power company employees, Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall, following the accidental death of their colleague, meet his daughter Fay, a nightclub hostess. Johnny doesn’t like her, whereas Hank falls for Fay and she marries him though she doesn’t love him. When Johnny has to stay at Hank’s place after an injury Fay gets attracted to him, causing tensions between the men.     

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1
The Song of Songs

The Song of Songs

(1933)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lily Czepanek
Director:
Rouben Mamoulian
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Aherne, Alison Skipworth, Hardie Albright, Lionel Atwill
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1
Café Elektric

Café Elektric

(1927)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Erni Göttlinger - ein flatterhaftes Mädchen
Director:
Gustav Ucicky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Willi Forst, Fritz Alberti, Anny Coty, Igo Sym
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1
The Spoilers

The Spoilers

(1942)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Cherry Malotte
Director:
Ray Enright
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Margaret Lindsay, Harry Carey, John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Marlene Dietrich
0
1
Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

(1956)
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Anderson, John Farrow
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Buster Keaton, David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton
0
2
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

(1942)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Josie Winters
Director:
Lewis Seiler
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Louise Allbritton, John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Frank Craven
Plot:

Blinded by ambition, coal-miner Charles ‘Pittsburgh’ Markham stops at nothing to achieve success in the Pittsburgh steel industry. He not only sacrifices his long-standing friendship with Evans, but also breaks his girlfriend Josie’s heart with his hunger for power and money. Before long, his deceitful business dealings bring down his fortunes. However, he gets an unexpected chance to start life afresh. 

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1
The Flame of New Orleans

The Flame of New Orleans

(1941)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Ledeux
Director:
René Clair
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Romance, Music
Star Cast:
Andy Devine, Roland Young, Mischa Auer, Bruce Cabot
Plot:

A young woman pretends to be Countess Claire Ledoux to successfully attract the wealthy banker, Charles Giraud. Unfortunately, she also attracts the attention of Robert Latour, a riverboat captain later. As someone from Claire’s past almost reveals her scandalous past, Claire invents the character of Lili, a look-alike cousin to preserve her secret.  

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Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

(1926)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Robison
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fritz Greiner, Frida Richard, Lya De Putti, Vladimir Gajdarov
0
1
I Loved a Soldier

I Loved a Soldier

(1936)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Sedlak
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Star Cast:
Lionel Stander, Charles Boyer, Walter Catlett, Margaret Sullavan
0
1
Martin Roumagnac

Martin Roumagnac

(1946)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Blanche Ferrand - une grainetière intrigante
Director:
Georges Lacombe
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jean Gabin, Daniel Gélin, Jean d'Yd, Jean Darcante
0
1
Gefahren der Brautzeit

Gefahren der Brautzeit

(1930)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Evelyne
Director:
Fred Sauer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Willi Forst, Albert Hörrmann, Otto Kronburger, Lotte Lorring
0
1
Das Schiff der verlorenen Menschen

Das Schiff der verlorenen Menschen

(1929)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ethel Marley
Director:
Maurice Tourneur
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robin Irvine, Fritz Kortner, Vladimir Sokoloff, Gaston Modot
0
0
Ich küsse Ihre Hand, Madame

Ich küsse Ihre Hand, Madame

(1929)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurence Gerard / Lucille
Director:
Robert Land
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Károly Huszár, Harry Liedtke, Pierre de Guingand, Richard Tauber
0
1
Sein größter Bluff

Sein größter Bluff

(1927)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Piel, Henrik Galeen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fritz Greiner, Lotte Lorring, Harry Piel, Toni Tetzlaff
0
1
The Lady Is Willing

The Lady Is Willing

(1942)
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth 'Liza' Madden
Director:
Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Stanley Ridges, Fred MacMurray, Arline Judge, Aline MacMahon
0
1
Madame wünscht keine Kinder

Madame wünscht keine Kinder

(1926)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Korda
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Liedtke, María Corda, Maria Paudler, Trude Hesterberg
0
0
Kismet

Kismet

(1944)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jamilla
Director:
William Dieterle
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Hugh Herbert, James Craig, Edward Arnold, Ronald Colman
0
1

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Follow the Boys

Follow the Boys

(1944)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland, John Rawlins
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Musical, War
Star Cast:
Charles Butterworth, Orson Welles, George Raft, Vera Zorina
0
1
So sind die Männer

So sind die Männer

(1923)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Georg Jacoby
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Harry Liedtke, Paul Heidemann, Paul Biensfeldt, Egon von Hagen
0
1
The Garden of Allah

The Garden of Allah

(1936)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Domini Enfilden
Director:
Richard Boleslawski
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Boyer, John Carradine, C. Aubrey Smith, Basil Rathbone, Marlene Dietrich
1
0
Jigsaw

Jigsaw

(1949)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Fletcher Markle
Genres:
Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Marc Lawrence, Myron McCormick, Henry Fonda, Franchot Tone, Marlene Dietrich
Plot:

When a print-shop owner’s death is regarded as suicide, and the journalist who links this death to an extremist group ‘Crusaders’ gets murdered, Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy digs deep in this case with assistance from a distinguished judge’s widow. As he unearths the Crusaders’ connections with influential businessmen and politicians, he encounters nightclub singer Barbara. Is she a friend or foe?

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0
Schöner Gigolo, armer Gigolo
R

Schöner Gigolo, armer Gigolo

(1978)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
David Hemmings
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Hemmings, David Bowie, Maria Schell, Curd Jürgens, Kim Novak
0
1
Montecarlo

Montecarlo

(1956)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Maria de Crevecoeur
Director:
Samuel A. Taylor
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Arthur O'Connell, Jane Rose, Vittorio De Sica, Mischa Auer
0
1
Tragödie der Liebe

Tragödie der Liebe

(1923)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy
Director:
Joe May
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lena Amsel, Charlotte Ander, Irmgard Bern, Paul Biensfeldt
0
0
Der Mensch am Wege

Der Mensch am Wege

(1923)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
William Dieterle
Star Cast:
William Dieterle, Alexander Granach, Emilia Unda, Heinrich George
0
0
Der Tänzer meiner Frau

Der Tänzer meiner Frau

(1925)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Korda
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Willy Fritsch, Victor Varconi, Hans Junkermann, María Corda
0
0
Prinzessin Olala

Prinzessin Olala

(1928)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Chichotte de Gastoné
Director:
Robert Land
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Walter Rilla, Georg Alexander, Hermann Böttcher, Carmen Boni
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0

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Der Juxbaron

Der Juxbaron

(1927)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
ihre Tochter Sophie
Director:
Willi Wolff
Star Cast:
Karl Beckmann, Henry Bender, Teddy Bill, Colette Brettel
0
0
Kopf hoch, Charly!

Kopf hoch, Charly!

(1927)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Willi Wolff
Star Cast:
Anton Pointner, Ellen Richter, Michael Bohnen, Max Gülstorff
0
0
Der Sprung ins Leben

Der Sprung ins Leben

(1924)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Johannes Guter
Star Cast:
Walter Rilla, Frida Richard, Xenia Desni, Paul Heidemann
0
0
Der Mönch von Santarem

Der Mönch von Santarem

(1924)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Lothar Mendes
Star Cast:
Vivian Gibson, Alf Blütecher, Emmy Förster, Tzwetta Tzatschewa
0
0
Eine Dubarry von heute

Eine Dubarry von heute

(1927)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Korda
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alfred Abel, Jean Bradin, Hans Albers, María Corda
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