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List of Lauren Bacall Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. To Have and Have Not (1944)
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2
To Have and Have Not
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2

To Have and Have Not is an adventure romance film which tells the story of Harry Morgan, who is the owner-operator of a charter boat, during the Second World War.  Things get interesting when he falls in love with a pickpocket, who wants to go to America, and he decides to help her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marie 'Slim' Browning
Director:
Howard Hawks
Genres:
War, Romance, Comedy, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran, Hoagy Carmichael
2. The Big Sleep (1946)
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2
The Big Sleep
14
2

When wealthy General Sternwood’s younger daughter, Carmen, faces blackmail threats over gambling debts, private investigator, Philip Marlowe, is appointed to resolve the case. Marlowe comes across murder, crime syndicate, gambling, blackmail and more offenses as he digs deeper into the case. Despite being warned to stop investigations, he decides to set up a trap to get to the bottom of this mystery.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian Rutledge
Director:
Howard Hawks
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Film-Noir, Crime
Star Cast:
Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Malone, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers
3. Key Largo (1948)
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2
Key Largo
14
2

Key Largo is an action crime drama film which tells the story of Army veteran, Frank McCloud, who arrives at the Hotel Largo in Key Largo, Florida, in order to visit his deceased war comrade’s family, who owns the hotel. He sees that a gangster has been running things, but soon, a hurricane approaches as well. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Nora Temple
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Film-Noir, Action, Crime, Drama
4. Patterns (1956)
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3
Patterns
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight, Elizabeth Wilson
5. Dark Passage (1947)
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2
Dark Passage
15
2

Vincent Perry has just escaped from prison after being jailed for the murder of his wife- a crime he didn’t commit. He decides to undergo plastic surgery to change his look. He soon meets a young woman who lets him stay in her apartment while he heals and continues to try and get his name cleared.

As:
Cast
Role:
Irene Jansen
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller
Star Cast:
Agnes Moorehead, Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, Tom D'Andrea
6. The Shootist (1976)
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3
The Shootist
PG
11
3

JB Brooks is a gunslinger who is on his deathbed. He wishes to die peacefully and with dignity. He is advised to stay in a boarding house, but problem ensues as his enemies are still lurking and seeking to put an end to his life.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Bond Rogers
Director:
Don Siegel
Genres:
Western, Romance, Drama
7. Written on the Wind (1956)
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2
Written on the Wind
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy Moore Hadley
Director:
Douglas Sirk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, Robert Keith, Dorothy Malone
8. Dogville (2003)
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3
Dogville
R
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3

Grace Mulligan is given refuge from gangsters by the people of Dogville, an American town, in exchange for doing small chores. But things take a darker turn when chores turn into torture and rape. When Grace finally accepts her identity of being the gang leader’s daughter she burns the town and its people to the ground. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ma Ginger
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Udo Kier, John Hurt, Ben Gazzara, Paul Bettany, Harriet Andersson, Jean-Marc Barr
10. Misery (1990)
11
3
Misery
R
11
3

Novelist Paul Sheldon, known for creating the character Misery Chastain meets with a car accident. Nurse Annie Wilkes rescues him and claims to be his number one fan. However, she transforms into a violent psychopath, takes Paul captive, and tortures him when she realizes Paul is killing Misery in his latest novel. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Marcia Sindell
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kathy Bates, Rob Reiner, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, James Caan, Frances Sternhagen, Richard Farnsworth
11. North West Frontier (1959)
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2
North West Frontier
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine Wyatt
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Kenneth More, I.S. Johar
12. Young Man with a Horn (1950)
12
3
Young Man with a Horn
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Amy North
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Kirk Douglas, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez
13. Woman's World (1954)
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2
Woman's World
11
2

Glifford Motors owner, Ernest Glifford, invites three people so that he can evaluate them and their wives and pick his next general manager. Bill and Katie Baxter are a loving couple, while Elizabeth and Sidney Burns have a strained marriage. The third candidate is Jerry Talbot, whose ambitious and unrefined wife Carol might cause problems for him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Burns
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fred MacMurray, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Clifton Webb
14. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
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2
How to Marry a Millionaire
12
2

How to Marry a Millionaire is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of three women who are tired of being broke. They soon plan to trap and marry three eligible millionaires.

As:
Cast
Role:
Schatze Page
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
17. Shock Treatment (1964)
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2
Shock Treatment
10
2

An actor is hired to locate one million dollars in stolen loot which is hidden in an insane asylum. Therefore he fakes an insanity to enter the asylum and look for it.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Edwina Beighley
Director:
Denis Sanders
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ossie Davis, Roddy McDowall, Olive Deering, Stuart Whitman, Carol Lynley
18. Designing Woman (1957)
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2
Designing Woman
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marilla Brown Hagen
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, Sam Levene, Tom Helmore, Dolores Gray
19. Bright Leaf (1950)
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3
Bright Leaf
10
3

Brant Royle returns to his hometown in Kingsmont, North Carolina, to build a new tobacco company and go up against tobacco magnate, Major Singleton, who had driven Brant and his father out of town. While Brant manages to win initially, his marriage to Singleton’s daughter Margaret contributes to his downfall. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sonia Kovac
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Jack Carson, Donald Crisp, Gary Cooper
20. Confidential Agent (1945)
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2
Confidential Agent
10
2

During the Spanish Civil War, Luis Denard, arrives in England to stop British firms from selling oil to Fascists. On the way, he meets wealthy heiress Rose Cullen, whose father’s firm is his target. But when he is betrayed by his own contacts, Contreras and Mrs. Melandez, he is helped by Rose. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rose Cullen
Director:
Herman Shumlin
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Peter Lorre, Charles Boyer, George Coulouris, Wanda Hendrix, Victor Francen
21. Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
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2
Two Guys from Milwaukee
10
2

While visiting New York, Balkan Prince Henry who wishes to experience ordinary American’s life, escapes from his group, and befriends cabbie Buzz Williams. Both get into a political discussion, unaware that the microphone is live; consequently, Henry’s countrymen vote for republic. No more a Prince, Henry takes job in Milwaukee. His second wish is fulfilled when he meets Lauren Bacall on flight.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Humphrey Bogart, Janis Paige, Jack Carson, Dennis Morgan, S.Z. Sakall
23. The Gift of Love (1958)
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2
The Gift of Love
10
2

Scientist Bill Beck marries his doctor’s receptionist, Julie, who later develops a terminal heart-condition which she hides from Bill. Afraid that Bill would be lonely after her death Julie adopts an orphan, Hitty, who fails to win over Bill. Devastated after Julie’s death, Bill sends Hitty back to the orphanage. But when she goes missing, Bill realizes the value of Julie’s thoughtful gift. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Beck
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lorne Greene, Scatman Crothers, Robert Stack, Anne Seymour, Evelyn Rudie
25. Blood Alley (1955)
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2
Blood Alley
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cathy Grainger
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anita Ekberg, John Wayne, Paul Fix, Joy Kim, Berry Kroeger
26. My Fellow Americans (1996)
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2
My Fellow Americans
PG-13
9
2

Kramer and Douglas are two former US Presidents who are well-known for their rivalry. However, when they uncover a conspiracy against them by the current corrupt president, they join forces to expose him and clear their names.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
27. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
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2
The Mirror Has Two Faces
PG-13
9
2

Gregory is a shy middle-aged professor who believes that sex ruins relationships. He gets married to a colleague named Rose, on one condition that their marriage is platonic. However, Rose starts to get physically attracted to him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hannah Morgan
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
28. HealtH (1980)
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2
HealtH
PG
10
2

The members of an organization called HealtH are trying to select their new President. The candidates are narcoleptic 83 years abstinence proponent Esther Brill, White House aide Gloria Burbank, Isabella Garnell, who hates materialism, and Dr. Harold Gainey, a salesperson. Soon scandals, underhanded tactics, and corruption threatens to undermine the whole operation. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Esther Brill
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
29. The Fan (1981)
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2
The Fan
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Ross
Director:
Ed Bianchi
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
James Garner, Michael Biehn, Maureen Stapleton, Hector Elizondo
30. Appointment with Death (1988)
9
2
Appointment with Death
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lady Westholme
Director:
Michael Winner
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Hayley Mills, Carrie Fisher, John Gielgud, Peter Ustinov, Piper Laurie
31. Birth (2004)
9
2
Birth
R
9
2

Birth is a mystery drama film, which revolves around Anna, a widow who decides to move on in life after her husband passes away. She gets engaged to a man named Joseph, but things take a turn when she meets a young boy claiming to be her former husband reborn. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Eleanor
Director:
Jonathan Glazer
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Peter Stormare, Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Danny Huston, Alison Elliott
32. All I Want for Christmas (1991)
9
2
All I Want for Christmas
G
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Lieberman
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Kevin Nealon, Leslie Nielsen, Andrea Martin, Ethan Embry, Harley Jane Kozak
38. A Star for Two (1991)
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2
A Star for Two
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Edwige
Director:
Jim Kaufman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Francesco Quinn, Lila Kedrova
39. Amália Traïda (2004)
10
2
Amália Traïda
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
TV Announcer
Director:
Francesco Vezzoli
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Sonia Braga,
40. Eve (2008)
10
2
Eve
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Grandma
Director:
Natalie Portman
Genres:
Romance, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Gazzara, Olivia Thirlby, Rich Delia, Nicholas Rotundo
41. Tree of Hands (1989)
9
2
Tree of Hands
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marsha Archdale
Director:
Giles Foster
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Firth, Helen Shaver, Paul McGann, Malcolm Stoddard
42. The Venice Project (1999)
9
2
The Venice Project
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Countess Camilla Volta
Director:
Robert Dornhelm
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Hopper, Parker Posey, Linus Roache, Stuart Townsend
43. These Foolish Things (2005)
8
2
These Foolish Things
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Julia Taylor-Stanley
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Andrew Lincoln, Julia McKenzie, Charlotte Lucas, Craig Rooke, Roisin Goodall
44. Wide Blue Yonder (2010)
9
2
Wide Blue Yonder
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
May
Director:
Robert Young
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Cox, James Fox, Hege Schøyen, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
45. Presence of Mind (1999)
8
2
Presence of Mind
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mado Remei
Director:
Antoni Aloy
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Sadie Frost, Ella Jones, Nilo Zimmerman
46. Le jour et la nuit (1997)
3
1
Le jour et la nuit
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Bernard-Henri Lévy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alain Delon, Arielle Dombasle, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Xavier Beauvois

TV Movie(s)

1. Blithe Spirit (1956)
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2
Blithe Spirit
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elvira Condomine
Director:
Frederick De Cordova, Noël Coward
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marion Ross, Claudette Colbert, Noël Coward, Mildred Natwick, Brenda Forbes
2. Applause (1973)
12
2
Applause
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margo Channing
Director:
Ron Field, Bill Foster
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Larry Hagman, Penny Fuller, Robert Mandan, Sarah Marshall
3. Perfect Gentlemen (1978)
11
2
Perfect Gentlemen
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Lizzie Martin
Director:
Jackie Cooper
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Alda, Ruth Gordon, Sandy Dennis, Lisa Pelikan
4. Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (2009)
11
2
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Bruce Ricker
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Fred Astaire, Julie Andrews, Bill Charlap, Harold Arlen, Louis Armstrong
5. Michael Parkinson's Greatest Entertainers (2007)
10
2
Michael Parkinson's Greatest Entertainers
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Michael Parkinson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, David Attenborough
7. The Portrait (1993)
9
2
The Portrait
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fanny Church
Director:
Arthur Penn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, Paul McCrane, Donna Mitchell, Cecilia Peck
8. A Little Piece of Sunshine (1990)
8
2
A Little Piece of Sunshine
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Beatrix Coltrane
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Chris Cooper, Philip Michael Thomas, Kitty Aldridge, Larry Lamb
9. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1995)
8
2
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Director:
Marcus Cole
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Miriam Flynn, Mark L. Taylor, Jesse Lee Soffer, Jean Marie Barnwell
10. Dinner at Eight (1989)
8
2
Dinner at Eight
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carlotta Vance
Director:
Ron Lagomarsino
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, John Mahoney, Stacy Edwards, Marsha Mason

Animation(s)

Hauru no ugoku shiro (2004)
Hauru no ugoku shiro
TV-PG
Plot:

Soon after young milliner Sophie Hatter befriends the wizard Howl, she is cursed by the Witch of the Waste into a ninety-year-old woman. In her quest to end the curse, she finds Howl's moving castle with help from a living scarecrow, befriends fire demon Calcifer who powers the castle, and alters the course of war between two kingdoms.

As:
Cast
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Ernest et Célestine (2012)
Ernest et Célestine
PG
Plot:

Celestine is a young mouse living in the underground world of rodents. She soon forms an unlikely friendship with a bear named Ernest.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Grey One
Director:
Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
The Real Story of the Three Little Kittens (1990)
The Real Story of the Three Little Kittens
As:
Cast
Role:
Freezelda
Director:
Peter Sander
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Bryan Adams
Madeline: Lost in Paris (1999)
Madeline: Lost in Paris
TV-G
As:
Cast
Role:
Madame Lacroque
Director:
Marija Miletic Dail, Stan Phillips
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Christopher Plummer, Jason Alexander, Andrea Libman, Alex Hood

TV Shows and Videos

The Limit (2004)
The Limit
R
As:
Cast
Role:
May Markham
Director:
Lewin Webb
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Claire Forlani, Pete Postlethwaite, Henry Czerny, Joris Jarsky

Lauren Bacall Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Mirror Has Two Faces Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 1997