5 Highest Grossing Movies by Clark Gable of All Time

Best Movies With Clark Gable as Lead Actor

Here is our list of movies starring Clark Gable that we are sure you will enjoy.

Clark Gable Mini Bios

Born: February 1, 1901

Adeline (Hershelman) and William Henry Gable, an oil-well driller, raised William Clark Gable in Cadiz, Ohio. He was of German, Irish, and Swiss-German descent. His mother died when he was seven months old, and his father sent him to live with his maternal aunt and uncle in Pennsylvania until he was two. He was taken back to Cadiz by his father. At 16, he quit high school, went to work in an Akron, Ohio, tire factory, and decided to become an actor after seeing the play “The Bird of Paradise”. Toured with stock companies, worked in oil fields, and sold ties.

Clark Gable Best Movies List

The Misfits

Year: 1961

Director: John Huston

A divorce falls on an over-the-hill cowboy struggling to maintain his romantic independence.

It Started in Naples

Year: 1960

Director: Melville Shavelson

A Philadelphia lawyer travels to Naples in Southern Italy to settle the estate of his late brother, only to discover that his maternal aunt, a cabaret singer, is caring for his Italian nephew.

But Not for Me

Year: 1959

Director: Walter Lang

Without a new play and money, a 55 y.o. Broadway producer quits. His 22-year-old secretary says he loves her. He decides to make that a scene in a new play and her to write it and play the role.

Run Silent Run Deep

Year: 1958

Director: Robert Wise

A U.S. sub commander who is obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship butts heads with his first officer and crew over the matter.

Teacher’s Pet

Year: 1958

Director: George Seaton

He poses as a night school student in order to woo a journalism teacher who hates him.

The Best Movies Starring Clark Gable

I hope you find something on this list you will enjoy; if you like Clark Gable, we are sure you will enjoy the rest of these titles. Comment below on other movies you have enjoyed starring Clark Gable.

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