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List of Barbara Stanwyck Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Double Indemnity (1944)
51
2
Double Indemnity
51
2

In this film adaptation of James M. Cain.1935 novel, a manipulative Phyllis Dietrichson convinces an insurance agent Walter Neff to murder her husband in order to claim his accidental insurance policy. The plan is successful but trouble begins when Neff’s boss Barton Keyes decides to get to the bottom of the matter and investigates the case himself.

Role:
Phyllis Dietrichson
Starring:
Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray, Porter Hall, Jean Heather
Directed By:
2. The Lady Eve (1941)
45
5
The Lady Eve
45
5

The Lady Eve is a romantic comedy film which revolves around three con artists, Jean, her father Harrington, and his friend Gerald, who plan to target a socially awkward heir named Charles. However, Jean soon falls in love with him, and decides to shield him from her cunning father. But Charles discovers the truth about her and decides to dump her.

Role:
Jean
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, William Demarest
Directed By:
Preston Sturges
3. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
50
4
Christmas in Connecticut
50
4
Role:
Elizabeth Lane
Starring:
Dennis Morgan, Reginald Gardiner, S.Z. Sakall, Sydney Greenstreet
Directed By:
Peter Godfrey
4. Stella Dallas (1937)
46
2
Stella Dallas
46
2

After his father kills himself after losing his fortune, his son Stephen Dallas tries to build his wealth on his own so that he can get married to his fiancée Helen Morrison. However, just before he was about to reach his goal, he reads in a newspaper that Helen has got married already. Therefore, he gets married to Stella Martin, the daughter of a mill-worker. Years later, Stephen runs into Helen, who is now a wealthy widow with three sons. Stephen finds himself attracted to Helen once again, and decides to ask Stella for a divorce.

Role:
Stella Dallas
Starring:
Barbara O'Neil, Alan Hale, John Boles, Anne Shirley
Directed By:
5. Ball of Fire (1941)
35
1
Ball of Fire
35
1

An academic makes up his mind to learn about the evolving American slang to finish working on a comprehensive encyclopedia and chances upon a nightclub performer. She agrees to teach him slang vocabulary in exchange for a place to stay.

Role:
Sugarpuss O'Shea
Starring:
Gary Cooper, S.Z. Sakall, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers
Directed By:
Howard Hawks
6. Meet John Doe (1941)
39
5
Meet John Doe
39
5

A tramp turns into a national hero and becomes a pawn of big business, thanks to a reporter's fraudulent story.

Role:
Ann Mitchell
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Sterling Holloway, Gary Cooper, Spring Byington, Edward Arnold
Directed By:
Frank Capra
7. Baby Face (1933)
37
3
Baby Face
37
3

Baby Face is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Lily Powers, a girl from a small town, who has been sexually exploited for most of her life. Eventually, she decides to turn the tables and begins to seduce men and make it to the top of the prestigious bank that she works for.

Role:
Lily
Starring:
John Wayne, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier
Directed By:
Alfred E. Green
8. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
40
6
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
40
6

A thirteen year old girl named Martha Ivers tries to run away from the guardianship of her wealthy and despicable aunt Mrs Ivers, but she is eventually caught and brought back home. When Mrs Ivers starts to beat her kitten, Martha tries to prevent it, and strikes her across the head, which causes Mrs Ivers to fall down the stairs, killing her in an accident. Martha lies about the incident to Walter Jr., the son of her tutor, although he plays along, despite knowing the truth. However, his cunning father decides to use this fact to his advantage.

Role:
Martha Ivers
Starring:
Blake Edwards, Kirk Douglas, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Judith Anderson
Directed By:
Lewis Milestone
9. Remember the Night (1940)
29
2
Remember the Night
29
2
Role:
Lee Leander
Starring:
Fred MacMurray, Sterling Holloway, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson, Willard Robertson
Directed By:
Mitchell Leisen
10. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
35
6
Sorry, Wrong Number
35
6

Due to a telephone glitch, a wheelchair-bound woman named Leona Stevenson overhears a conversation about a plan which involves the murder of a woman. She wants to prevent the murder, although she is unable to leave her home, or reach her husband. She struggles to uncover the truth through a series of phone calls that lead her even deeper into a mystery which might even involve Sally, a girl she used to know in college.

Role:
Leona Stevenson
Starring:
Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey, Harold Vermilyea, Ann Richards
Directed By:
Anatole Litvak
11. No Man of Her Own (1950)
31
2
No Man of Her Own
31
2
Role:
Helen Ferguson / Patrice Harkness
Starring:
Lyle Bettger, Jane Cowl, John Lund, Phyllis Thaxter
Directed By:
Mitchell Leisen
12. There's Always Tomorrow (1956)
25
3
There's Always Tomorrow
25
3
Role:
Norma Miller Vale
Starring:
Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, Pat Crowley, William Reynolds
Directed By:
Douglas Sirk
13. Night Nurse (1931)
28
1
Night Nurse
TV-G
28
1
Role:
Lora Hart
Starring:
Clark Gable, Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell, Blanche Friderici
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
14. The Miracle Woman (1931)
27
4
The Miracle Woman
27
4

The church decides to substitute Florence Fallon’s father with younger preacher. When her father dies, a disillusioned Florence berates the congregation as hypocrites. Con-man Bob Hornsby influences her to start phony church, ‘Temple of Happiness,’ to squeeze money from gullible. When she meets and falls for blind aviator John Carson, she wants to end the sham. But will Bob agree to it?

Role:
Florence Fallon
Starring:
David Manners, Sam Hardy, Beryl Mercer, Russell Hopton
Directed By:
Frank Capra
15. Titanic (1953)
28
6
Titanic
28
6

Based on real events, Titanic is a romantic drama film which tells the story of an unhappily married couple trying to deal with their problems while aboard the RMS Titanic. However, their problems seem to apper minor, when their ship hits an iceberg.

Role:
Julia Sturges
Starring:
Robert Wagner, Thelma Ritter, Audrey Dalton, Clifton Webb
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
16. Clash by Night (1952)
25
4
Clash by Night
25
4

Clash By Night is a drama film which tells the story of a woman named Mae Doyle, who returns to her hometown in Monterey, California, after spending ten years on the East Coast. All this time, she was seeing a married politician who has now passed away. Although he had left her some money, unfortunately his wife and relatives took her to court and won the case. Although Mae has now become quite cynical in nature, she begins to date Jerry D’Amato, a good natured and unsophisticated fisherman. However, she dislikes his friend Earl, who seems to be a misogynist.

Role:
Mae Doyle D'Amato
Starring:
Marilyn Monroe, J. Carrol Naish, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas
Directed By:
17. Executive Suite (1954)
22
5
Executive Suite
22
5
Role:
Julia O. Tredway
Starring:
William Holden, Shelley Winters, John Banner, Fredric March, June Allyson, Walter Pidgeon
Directed By:
Robert Wise
18. The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932)
25
2
The Bitter Tea of General Yen
25
2

Visiting Shanghai during Chinese Civil War to marry her missionary fiancé Robert Strike, Megan Davis accompanies him to rescue some orphans. She gets knocked and is taken to palace of warlord General Yen. Enchanted by her beauty, Yen promises to send her back when it’s safe. She resists her attraction to him, but stands by him when he is ruined and deserted.

Role:
Megan
Starring:
Walter Connolly, Nils Asther, Toshia Mori, Gavin Gordon
Directed By:
Frank Capra
19. Union Pacific (1939)
20
1
Union Pacific
20
1
Role:
Mollie Monahan
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Akim Tamiroff, Joel McCrea, Lynne Overman, Robert Preston
Directed By:
20. The Furies (1950)
18
4
The Furies
18
4
Role:
Vance Jeffords
Starring:
Walter Huston, Gilbert Roland, Wendell Corey, Judith Anderson
Directed By:
Anthony Mann
21. The Violent Men (1955)
24
2
The Violent Men
TV-PG
24
2
Role:
Martha Wilkison
Starring:
Glenn Ford, Brian Keith, Edward G. Robinson, Dianne Foster
Directed By:
Rudolph Maté
22. East Side, West Side (1949)
24
1
East Side, West Side
24
1
Role:
Jessie Bourne
Starring:
Ava Gardner, James Mason, William Frawley, Van Heflin, Cyd Charisse
Directed By:
Mervyn LeRoy
23. All I Desire (1953)
18
1
All I Desire
18
1
Role:
Naomi Murdoch
Starring:
Richard Carlson, Lyle Bettger, Lori Nelson, Marcia Henderson
Directed By:
Douglas Sirk
24. So Big! (1932)
17
4
So Big!
17
4

Selina lived a comfortable life until her father Simeon passed away. However, after his death, her aunt puts her in boarding school and sells the estate. After growing up, she decides to become a teacher. She falls for Pervus, a Dutch farmer whom she has been tutoring, and they decide to get married.  

Role:
Selina Peake De Jong
Starring:
Bette Davis, George Brent, Dickie Moore, Mae Madison
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
25. Forbidden (1932)
19
1
Forbidden
19
1

On a cruise to Cuba, Lula Smith, who works as a librarian, falls for a man named Bob Grover. However, after she finds out that Bob is married to an invalid wife whom he cannot abandon, Lulu decides to break off their relationship.    

Role:
Lulu
Starring:
Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy, Dorothy Peterson, Thomas Jefferson
Directed By:
Frank Capra
26. The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
21
1
The Two Mrs. Carrolls
21
1
Role:
Sally Morton Carroll
Starring:
Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Nigel Bruce, Isobel Elsom
Directed By:
Peter Godfrey
27. Hollywood Canteen (1944)
14
5
Hollywood Canteen
14
5
Starring:
Roy Rogers, John Garfield, Jack Benny, Eleanor Parker, Jane Wyman, Joan Crawford, Peter Lorre
Directed By:
Delmer Daves
28. My Reputation (1946)
14
1
My Reputation
14
1
Role:
Jessica Drummond
Starring:
Warner Anderson, Lucile Watson, George Brent, John Ridgely
Directed By:
Curtis Bernhardt
29. Forty Guns (1957)
14
2
Forty Guns
14
2
Role:
Jessica Drummond
Starring:
Gene Barry, Barry Sullivan, Dean Jagger, John Ericson
Directed By:
Samuel Fuller
30. The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
18
2
The Mad Miss Manton
18
2
Role:
Melsa Manton
Starring:
Hattie McDaniel, Henry Fonda, Stanley Ridges, Sam Levene
Directed By:
Leigh Jason
31. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)
19
1
Walk on the Wild Side
19
1
Role:
Jo Courtney
Starring:
Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Anne Baxter, Jane Fonda
Directed By:
Edward Dmytryk
32. The File on Thelma Jordon (1950)
16
2
The File on Thelma Jordon
16
2
Role:
Thelma Jordon
Starring:
Paul Kelly, Stanley Ridges, Wendell Corey, Joan Tetzel
Directed By:
Robert Siodmak
33. Annie Oakley (1935)
19
2
Annie Oakley
19
2
Role:
Annie Oakley
Starring:
Preston Foster, Pert Kelton, Melvyn Douglas, Moroni Olsen
Directed By:
George Stevens
34. Jeopardy (1953)
18
1
Jeopardy
18
1
Role:
Helen Stilwin
Starring:
Barry Sullivan, Ralph Meeker, Lee Aaker, Rico Alaniz
Directed By:
John Sturges
35. The Great Man's Lady (1942)
17
1
The Great Man's Lady
17
1
Role:
Hannah Sempler Hoyt
Starring:
Brian Donlevy, Joel McCrea, K.T. Stevens, Thurston Hall
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
36. Witness to Murder (1954)
20
2
Witness to Murder
20
2
Role:
Cheryl Draper
Starring:
Claude Akins, Jesse White, Gary Merrill, George Sanders, Harry Shannon
Directed By:
Roy Rowland
37. Flesh and Fantasy (1943)
12
1
Flesh and Fantasy
12
1

The movie tells three unrelated supernatural stories. In the first, a girl attains true beauty by giving up her selfish attitude. The second focuses on a palmist who predicts one of his clients is going to murder someone. The third focuses on a high-wire artist who encounters a mysterious woman he has only seen in dreams. 

Role:
Joan Stanley
Starring:
Charles Boyer, Edward G. Robinson, Robert Cummings, Betty Field
Directed By:
Julien Duvivier
38. Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
19
4
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
PG
19
4

The partly-collage film is a parody, and homage to film-noir and detective movies. When a reputed cheese-scientist dies in a car-crash, his daughter, Juliet Forrest, who believes he was murdered for his secret formula, hires private investigator Rigby Reardon. As Rigby delves deep into complex clues, he comes across legends from the detective movies of the 40s and 50s, who help him unravel a wicked plot. 

Role:
Leona Hastings-Forrest
Starring:
Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, Alan Ladd, Rachel Ward
Directed By:
39. Golden Boy (1939)
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2
Golden Boy
15
2

Although Joe Bonaparte is an excellent violin player, he decides to pursue a career in boxing instead. His father however tries to convince him not to throw away his musical talent, but he continues to pursue his boxing career till a tragedy occurs in the ring.

Role:
Lorna Moon
Starring:
William Holden, Lee J. Cobb, Adolphe Menjou, Joseph Calleia
Directed By:
Rouben Mamoulian
40. Gambling Lady (1934)
15
1
Gambling Lady
15
1
Role:
Jennifer Lady Lee
Starring:
Pat O'Brien, Claire Dodd, C. Aubrey Smith, Joel McCrea
Directed By:
Archie Mayo
41. Internes Can't Take Money (1937)
11
1
Internes Can't Take Money
11
1
Role:
Janet Haley
Starring:
Stanley Ridges, Joel McCrea, Lloyd Nolan, Lee Bowman
Directed By:
Alfred Santell
42. Cry Wolf (1947)
19
2
Cry Wolf
19
2

The plot of the movie, drawn from Marjorie Carleton’s novel of the same name, follows Sandra Marshall, a widow, as she arrives at her late husband’s remote mansion. When her sister-in-law, Julie, informs her of weird noises from a part of the estate, Sandra sets out to investigate the matter and uncovers dangerous secrets.

Role:
Sandra Marshall
Starring:
Errol Flynn, Richard Basehart, Geraldine Brooks, Jerome Cowan
Directed By:
Peter Godfrey
43. Lady of Burlesque (1943)
22
1
Lady of Burlesque
22
1
Role:
aka Dixie Daisy Deborah Hoople
Starring:
Iris Adrian, J. Edward Bromberg, Gloria Dickson, Michael O'Shea
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
44. These Wilder Years (1956)
14
2
These Wilder Years
14
2

Businessman Steve Bradford travels to his hometown to find the son he put up for adoption twenty years ago. He befriends orphanage owner, Ann Dempster, who is sworn to keep the identity of adoptive parents secret. Steve resorts to betraying Ann but ultimately experiences a change of heart after meeting an abandoned pregnant girl Suzie. 

Role:
Ann Dempster
Starring:
Michael Landon, James Cagney, Walter Pidgeon, Betty Lou Keim, Don Dubbins
Directed By:
Roy Rowland
45. The Gay Sisters (1942)
17
3
The Gay Sisters
17
3
Role:
Fiona Gaylord
Starring:
Gig Young, Geraldine Fitzgerald, George Brent, Donald Crisp
Directed By:
Irving Rapper
46. Ten Cents a Dance (1931)
18
2
Ten Cents a Dance
18
2

Barbara is a beautiful taxi dancer at a city dance hall. One day, she is hired by wealthy Bradley Carlton, who later invites her to dinner and agrees to give a job to her unemployed neighbor Eddie when she asks for it. Later she realizes that she is in love with Eddie and decides to quit her job to marry him. But is Eddie the right person for her? 

Role:
Barbara O'Neill
Starring:
Ricardo Cortez, Monroe Owsley, Blanche Friderici, Sally Blane
Directed By:
47. Trooper Hook (1957)
17
2
Trooper Hook
17
2
Role:
Cora Sutliff
Starring:
Edward Andrews, Earl Holliman, John Dehner, Joel McCrea
Directed By:
Charles Marquis Warren
48. Ever in My Heart (1933)
17
4
Ever in My Heart
17
4
Role:
Mary Archer Wilbrandt
Starring:
Ruth Donnelly, Otto Kruger, Ralph Bellamy, Laura Hope Crews
Directed By:
Archie Mayo
49. Ladies They Talk About (1933)
16
3
Ladies They Talk About
16
3
Role:
Nan Taylor
Starring:
Lyle Talbot, Preston Foster, Dorothy Burgess, Lillian Roth
Directed By:
William Keighley, Howard Bretherton
50. Ladies of Leisure (1930)
12
2
Ladies of Leisure
12
2

Jerry is the son of a rich businessman who aspires to become a painter. He hires a model named Kay, in order to pose for him. Over time, the two fall for one another and plan to get married. However, Jerry’s parents strongly object to the marriage.  

Role:
Kay Arnold
Starring:
Marie Prevost, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman, Nance O'Neil
Directed By:
Frank Capra
51. Blowing Wild (1953)
17
3
Blowing Wild
17
3

After their oil rig is blown up, Jeff Dawson and "Dutch" Peterson return to the town, looking for work.  There they meet "Paco" Conway, their old friend who has struck rich and is now married to Jeff’s ex, Marina. Although initially unwilling, circumstances force Jeff to accept a job under Paco; but he must now learn to ignore Marina’s romantic overtones. 

Role:
Marina Conway
Starring:
Gary Cooper, Anthony Quinn, Ruth Roman, Ward Bond
Directed By:
Hugo Fregonese
52. Always Goodbye (1938)
16
6
Always Goodbye
16
6
Role:
Margot Weston
Starring:
Cesar Romero, Herbert Marshall, Ian Hunter, Lynn Bari
Directed By:
Sidney Lanfield
53. The Man with a Cloak (1951)
13
2
The Man with a Cloak
13
2

Madeline Minot arrives in New York, to ask for monetary aid from Charles Thevenet, on behalf of his grandson Paul, fighting in the French revolution. But she finds her and Charles’ lives in danger at the hands of the scheming housekeeper Lorna Bounty, the butler, and the cook, and her only friend is the heavy-drinking poet Dupin. 

Role:
Lorna Bounty
Starring:
Leslie Caron, Joseph Cotten, Louis Calhern, Joe De Santis
Directed By:
Fletcher Markle
54. This Is My Affair (1937)
12
1
This Is My Affair
12
1

A distinguished naval officer is recruited by President McKinley to infiltrate a ring of well-connected bank robbers. While on the mission, he falls for the stepsister of a gang leader and introducing himself as Joe, he soon penetrates the gang. But when he is arrested, there is nobody to reveal his true identity because the President has been assassinated by then.  

Role:
Lil Duryea
Starring:
John Carradine, Victor McLaglen, Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy
Directed By:
William A. Seiter
55. The Lady Gambles (1949)
13
2
The Lady Gambles
13
2

David Boothe’s wife Jane gets terribly engrossed in gambling, and her husband gets worried that it might consume and destroy her life. He tries to find ways to help her get rid of her addictive gambling. 

Role:
Joan Boothe
Starring:
Tony Curtis, John Hoyt, Stephen McNally, Robert Preston
Directed By:
Michael Gordon
56. The Purchase Price (1932)
15
1
The Purchase Price
TV-PG
15
1
Role:
Joan Gordon
Starring:
George Brent, Lyle Talbot, Hardie Albright, David Landau
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
57. Shopworn (1932)
14
1
Shopworn
14
1
Role:
Kitty Lane
Starring:
Regis Toomey, Zasu Pitts, Lucien Littlefield, Clara Blandick
Directed By:
Nick Grinde
58. Crime of Passion (1957)
17
4
Crime of Passion
17
4
Role:
Kathy Doyle
Starring:
Raymond Burr, Sterling Hayden, Fay Wray, Virginia Grey
Directed By:
Gerd Oswald
59. Breakfast for Two (1937)
13
1
Breakfast for Two
13
1

After a drunk night in town, Jonathan Blair, a playboy, wakes up to find that a woman named Valentine Ransome has spent the night in his mansion. However, he has little memory of the previous night, nor does he know much about his guest. Valentine finds herself attracted to Jonathan, but she wants him reformed before she can consider marriage.  

Role:
Valentine Ransome
Starring:
Herbert Marshall, Eric Blore, Glenda Farrell, Donald Meek
Directed By:
Alfred Santell
60. The Night Walker (1964)
14
3
The Night Walker
14
3
Role:
Irene Trent
Starring:
Robert Taylor, Judi Meredith, Hayden Rorke, Rochelle Hudson
Directed By:
William Castle
61. To Please a Lady (1950)
13
1
To Please a Lady
13
1

Mike Brannan is notorious for doing whatever it takes to win a race and unwittingly ends up causing the death of a rival. When columnist Regina Forbes gets him banned, he saves up enough to enter the big leagues. Regina and Mike later begin a relationship but the true test lies ahead as Mike enters a big race.  

Role:
Regina Forbes
Starring:
Clark Gable, Adolphe Menjou, Will Geer, Roland Winters
Directed By:
Clarence Brown
62. California (1947)
14
2
California
14
2

During the Gold Rush, Lieutenant Jonathan Trumbo goes AWOL to guide a train to California. En route, he is joined by Lily Bishop, earning her enmity when he accuses her of cheating at cards. Lily later opens a salon in Pharaoh City and becomes friendly with powerful Pharaoh Coffin, who is against granting of statehood to California while Trumbo holds the opposite view.   

Role:
Lily Bishop
Starring:
Ray Milland, Anthony Quinn, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris, Albert Dekker
Directed By:
63. The Other Love (1947)
14
2
The Other Love
14
2

Concert pianist, Karen Duncan, is sent to a Swiss sanatorium for her terminal illness. Though she enjoys attention bestowed by caring, gentle doctor Stanton who cautions her to take rest to avoid serious consequences, she ignores his advice to have fun-filled time at the Monte Carlo nightclubs with dynamic auto-racer Paul Clermont. It is left to Dr. Stanton to save her life. 

Role:
Karen Duncan
Starring:
David Niven, Gilbert Roland, Richard Conte, Joan Lorring
Directed By:
André De Toth
64. Banjo on My Knee (1936)
8
1
Banjo on My Knee
8
1

This musical comedy film tells the story of Ernie Holley who decides to run away on his wedding night, after he thinks he has killed one of the wedding guests. His father and his bride later tries to find him and convince him to return home. 

Role:
Pearl Elliott Holley
Starring:
Buddy Ebsen, Walter Brennan, Helen Westley, Joel McCrea
Directed By:
John Cromwell
65. The Woman in Red (1935)
12
1
The Woman in Red
12
1
Role:
Shelby Barret Wyatt
Starring:
Genevieve Tobin, John Eldredge, Gene Raymond, Phillip Reed
Directed By:
Robert Florey
66. Roustabout (1964)
14
1
Roustabout
14
1
Role:
Maggie Morgan
Starring:
Teri Garr, Raquel Welch, Leif Erickson, Sue Ane Langdon
Directed By:
John Rich
67. Illicit (1931)
9
1
Illicit
9
1

Illicit is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Anne Vincent, an independent woman, who believes that marriage actually destroys love, and it leads to unhappiness and bitterness. Her boyfriend Dick and his father urges her to get married, but she is unwilling to do so, since she likes her independence and doesn’t want to be emotionally dependent on anyone. However, due to social pressures, she eventually agrees, only to see that she was right.

Role:
Anne Vincent
Starring:
Ricardo Cortez, Natalie Moorhead, Charles Butterworth, James Rennie
Directed By:
Archie Mayo
68. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)
9
1
B.F.'s Daughter
9
1

An adaptation of John Marquand’s 1946 novel of the same name, this film tells the story of university professor named Thomas Brett, who writes book espousing his radical economic theories, against capitalism and acquired wealth. However, unknown to him, his wife is an heiress, and this puts their marriage in jeopardy. 

Role:
'Polly' Fulton
Starring:
Keenan Wynn, Charles Coburn, Van Heflin, Richard Hart
Directed By:
Robert Z. Leonard
69. The Secret Bride (1934)
9
1
The Secret Bride
9
1
Role:
Ruth Vincent
Starring:
Warren William, Glenda Farrell, Arthur Byron, Grant Mitchell
Directed By:
William Dieterle
70. The Maverick Queen (1956)
16
2
The Maverick Queen
16
2
Role:
Kit Banion
Starring:
Barry Sullivan, Wallace Ford, Scott Brady, Mary Murphy
Directed By:
Joseph Kane
71. A Message to Garcia (1936)
8
1
A Message to Garcia
8
1

During the Spanish-American war, US Army Lieutenant Rowan, who is under cover, carries a secret message from President McKinley of the US, to General Garcia, the leader of a rebellion against the Spanish rule in Cuba.  

Role:
Senorita Raphaelita Maderos
Starring:
John Carradine, Alan Hale, John Boles, Wallace Beery
Directed By:
George Marshall
72. The Bride Wore Boots (1946)
9
1
The Bride Wore Boots
9
1

Successful author-historian Jeff Warren, who detests horses, is married to Sally Warren, the owner of a horse-farm who has no interest in history. While Sally gets annoyed with literary groupie neighbor Mary-Lou’s open infatuation for Jeff, he cannot stand Sally’s friend Lance. The love in this mismatched couple’s life is restored by a steeplechase horse Albert that Jeff buys as gift for Sally. 

Role:
Sally Warren
Starring:
Natalie Wood, Patric Knowles, Robert Cummings, Diana Lynn
Directed By:
Irving Pichel
73. A Lost Lady (1934)
9
2
A Lost Lady
9
2
Role:
Marian
Starring:
Ricardo Cortez, Lyle Talbot, Frank Morgan, Phillip Reed
Directed By:
Alfred E. Green, Phil Rosen
74. The Locked Door (1929)
7
1
The Locked Door
7
1

The Locked Door is a mystery thriller film which tells the story of a woman named Ann Reagen who finds out that her sister-in-law is involved with a shady character from her own past. Therefore she struggles to intervene and protect her. 

Role:
Ann Carter
Starring:
Paulette Goddard, Betty Bronson, Rod La Rocque, William 'Stage' Boyd
Directed By:
George Fitzmaurice
75. Hollywood Victory Caravan (1945)
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Hollywood Victory Caravan
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This musical comedy short film revolves around entertainers Bob Hope and Bing Crosby who help a young woman who wants to reach Washington DC in order to pay a visit to her brother.

Starring:
Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Alan Ladd, Humphrey Bogart, Robert Benchley, Carmen Cavallaro
Directed By:
William D. Russell
76. Cattle Queen of Montana (1954)
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Cattle Queen of Montana
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Role:
Sierra Nevada Jones
Starring:
Ronald Reagan, Gene Evans, Anthony Caruso, Lance Fuller
Directed By:
Allan Dwan
77. You Belong to Me (1941)
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You Belong to Me
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Peter Kirk, a rich playboy and Helen Hunt, a doctor, meet when he crashes on her at a sea resort. They soon fall in love and get married. But shortly, Peter starts feeling jealous about Helen’s male patients, often embarrassing her in the process. But none of them are ready to give up and to save their marriage Peter becomes a salesman at a departmental store. 

Role:
Helen Hunt
Starring:
Lloyd Bridges, Henry Fonda, Edgar Buchanan, Ruth Donnelly
Directed By:
Wesley Ruggles
78. The Bride Walks Out (1936)
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The Bride Walks Out
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This romantic comedy film tells the story of a woman who is pushed by her new husband into giving up her job as a fashion model. However, as she is unable to meet her financial obligations, she finds herself another job. 

Role:
Carolyn Martin
Starring:
Hattie McDaniel, Gene Raymond, Robert Young, Helen Broderick
Directed By:
Leigh Jason
79. Escape to Burma (1955)
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Escape to Burma
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Role:
Gwen Moore
Starring:
Robert Ryan, Murvyn Vye, David Farrar, Lisa Montell
Directed By:
Allan Dwan
80. The Moonlighter (1953)
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The Moonlighter
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Wes Anderson gets tangled up with a lynch mob who accidentally hang the wrong man. His brother too gets involved in Wes' bid to seek revenge, turning his former sweetheart against him. 

Role:
Rela
Starring:
Fred MacMurray, Ward Bond, William Ching, John Dierkes
Directed By:
Roy Rowland
81. Red Salute (1935)
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Red Salute
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Role:
Drue Van Allen
Starring:
Ruth Donnelly, Hardie Albright, Cliff Edwards, Robert Young
Directed By:
Sidney Lanfield
82. Mexicali Rose (1929)
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Mexicali Rose
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Role:
Mexicali Rose
Starring:
Louis Natheaux, William Janney, Sam Hardy, Arthur Rankin
Directed By:
Erle C. Kenton
83. His Brother's Wife (1936)
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His Brother's Wife
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Role:
Rita Wilson Claybourne
Starring:
Robert Taylor, John Eldredge, Jean Hersholt, Joseph Calleia
Directed By:
W.S. Van Dyke
84. The Plough and the Stars (1936)
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The Plough and the Stars
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Based on a epoonymous play by Seán O'Casey, the film is set during the Easter Rebellion in Ireland and tells the story of an insurgent, who has joined the citizen’s army against the wishes of his wife, turning a deaf ear to her pleas that he lay down his arm. .

Role:
Nora Clitheroe
Starring:
Barry Fitzgerald, Preston Foster, Denis O'Dea, Eileen Crowe
Directed By:
85. The Stolen Jools (1931)
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The Stolen Jools
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This 1931 short film revolves around the stolen pearls of Norma Shearer. After the theft, a detective is sent to interrogate the party guests, most of which are famous Hollywood stars. 

Starring:
Irene Dunne, Maurice Chevalier, Loretta Young, Buster Keaton, Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Edward G. Robinson
Directed By:
William C. McGann, John G. Adolfi, Thomas Atkins, Harold S. Bucquet, Victor Heerman
86. Broadway Nights (1927)
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Broadway Nights
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Starring:
Ann Sothern, Lois Wilson, Sam Hardy, Philip Strange, Louis John Bartels
Directed By:
Joseph Boyle

TV Movie(s)

1. Calhoun: County Agent (1964)
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Calhoun: County Agent
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Role:
Abby Rayner
Starring:
Jackie Cooper, Beverly Garland, Robert Lansing, BarBara Luna
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
2. A Taste of Evil (1971)
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A Taste of Evil
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Role:
Miriam Jennings
Starring:
Arthur O'Connell, William Windom, Roddy McDowall, Barbara Parkins
Directed By:
John Llewellyn Moxey
3. The Letters (1973)
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The Letters
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Starring:
Dina Merrill, Leslie Nielsen, Lesley Ann Warren, John Forsythe, Ben Murphy, Ida Lupino
Directed By:
Paul Krasny, Gene Nelson
4. The House That Would Not Die (1970)
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The House That Would Not Die
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Role:
Ruth Bennett
Starring:
Doreen Lang, Richard Egan, Kitty Winn, Michael Anderson Jr.
Directed By:
John Llewellyn Moxey

TV Shows and Videos

The Ford Television Theatre (1952)
The Ford Television Theatre
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Angela Lansbury, Claudette Colbert, Louis Jourdan, Jeanne Crain, Rita Moreno, Jack Lemmon
Directed By:
James Neilson, Ted Post, Anton Leader, Fred F. Sears, Arnold Laven
The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960)
The Barbara Stanwyck Show
Role:
Herself - Hostess / ...
Starring:
Jack Nicholson, Hume Cronyn, Julie London, Dennis Hopper, Marion Ross, Peter Falk, Lee Marvin
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Richard Whorf, Arthur Hiller, David Lowell Rich, Robert Florey
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead)
Rawhide (1959)
Rawhide
Starring:
Leonard Nimoy, Bruce Dern, Bobby Troup, Jack Lord, Clint Eastwood, Slim Pickens, Rory Calhoun
Directed By:
Thomas Carr, Ted Post, Christian Nyby, Harmon Jones, Jesse Hibbs
The Untouchables (1959)
The Untouchables
Starring:
Robert Duvall, Linda Evans, Charles Bronson, Ed Asner, Ryan O'Neal, Majel Barrett, Cliff Robertson
Directed By:
Vincent McEveety, Bernard L. Kowalski, Walter Grauman, Allen Reisner, Alex March
The Thorn Birds (1983)
The Thorn Birds
Starring:
Mare Winningham, Richard Chamberlain, Christopher Plummer, Jean Simmons, Rachel Ward
Directed By:
Daryl Duke
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Zane Grey Theater (1956)
Zane Grey Theater
Starring:
James Garner, Inger Stevens, Hedy Lamarr, Jack Palance, Denver Pyle, Danny Thomas, Wayne Rogers
Directed By:
John English, William D. Faralla, James Sheldon, Robert Florey, Robert Gordon
The Dick Powell Show (1961)
The Dick Powell Show
Starring:
Kurt Russell, Telly Savalas, Mickey Rooney, Don Rickles, William Shatner, Robert Redford, Eva Gabor
Directed By:
Bernard L. Kowalski, Don Taylor, David Friedkin, Marc Daniels, Buzz Kulik
The Big Valley (1965)
The Big Valley
Role:
Victoria Barkley / ...
Starring:
Olivia de Havilland, Adam West, Lee Majors, Lee Grant, Charles Grodin, James Whitmore, Harry Dean Stanton
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Bernard McEveety, Paul Henreid, Arnold Laven, Joe Mazzuca
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
The Real McCoys (1957)
The Real McCoys
Starring:
Tom Skerritt, Tina Louise, Joyce Bulifant, Walter Brennan, Adam West, Sterling Holloway, Denver Pyle
Directed By:
Hy Averback, David Alexander, Richard Crenna, Sidney Miller, Charles Barton
Alcoa Theatre (1957)
Alcoa Theatre
Starring:
Werner Klemperer, Rod Taylor, Elaine Stritch, Bert Convy, Gavin MacLeod, Agnes Moorehead, Maximilian Schell
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Don Weis, Don McDougall, Don Taylor, Paul Wendkos
Wagon Train (1957)
Wagon Train
Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery, David Carradine, Frances Bavier, Katharine Ross, Peter Fonda, Rod Steiger, Ernest Borgnine
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Joseph Pevney, Jerry Hopper, Allen H. Miner, Herschel Daugherty
Goodyear Theatre (1957)
Goodyear Theatre
Starring:
Eli Wallach, Eddie Albert, Elinor Donahue, Maximilian Schell, Rod Taylor, Charles Boyer, Ray Milland
Directed By:
Robert Florey, Robert Ellis Miller, Arthur Hiller, Tay Garnett, Don Taylor
The Joey Bishop Show (1961)
The Joey Bishop Show
Starring:
Don Knotts, Dawn Wells, Danny Thomas, Sterling Holloway, Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Abby Dalton
Directed By:
Jerry Paris, James V. Kern, Mel Ferber, David Lowell Rich
Charlie's Angels (1976)
Charlie's Angels
Starring:
Edd Byrnes, Tommy Lee Jones, Patrick Duffy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Reed, Kim Basinger, Timothy Dalton
Directed By:
Dennis Donnelly, Allen Baron, Don Chaffey, George McCowan, Georg Stanford Brown
Dynasty (1981)
Dynasty
TV-PG
Starring:
Brian Dennehy, Diahann Carroll, Charlton Heston, Heather Locklear, Rock Hudson, Joan Collins, Linda Evans
Directed By:
Gabrielle Beaumont, Bruce Bilson, Gwen Arner, Nancy Malone, Jerry Jameson
The Colbys (1985)
The Colbys
Starring:
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, John Forsythe, Charlton Heston, Diahann Carroll, Katharine Ross, Maxwell Caulfield, Emma Samms
Directed By:
Gabrielle Beaumont, Gwen Arner, Jerome Courtland, Richard Kinon, Robert Scheerer
General Electric Theater (1953)
General Electric Theater
Starring:
Greer Garson, Geraldine Page, Joanne Woodward, Broderick Crawford, Donna Reed, Bea Benaderet, Peggy Lee
Directed By:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen

Barbara Stanwyck Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Thorn Birds Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1984
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Thorn Birds Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special 1983
The Big Valley Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series 1966
The Barbara Stanwyck Show Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead) 1961