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List of Lauren Bacall Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Dogville (2003)
56
14
Dogville
R
56
14

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. 

Role:
Ma Ginger
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Udo Kier, John Hurt, Paul Bettany, Ben Gazzara, Harriet Andersson, Jean-Marc Barr
Directed By:
2. The Big Sleep (1946)
36
9
The Big Sleep
36
9

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.  

Role:
Vivian Rutledge
Starring:
Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Malone, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers
Directed By:
Howard Hawks
3. Blithe Spirit (1956)
9
3
Blithe Spirit
9
3
Role:
Elvira Condomine
Starring:
Claudette Colbert, Marion Ross, Noël Coward, Mildred Natwick, Brenda Forbes
Directed By:
Frederick De Cordova, Noël Coward
4. Misery (1990)
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20
Misery
R
72
20

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. 

Role:
Marcia Sindell
Starring:
Kathy Bates, Rob Reiner, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, James Caan, Frances Sternhagen, Richard Farnsworth
Directed By:
5. To Have and Have Not (1944)
19
5
To Have and Have Not
19
5

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.

Role:
Marie 'Slim' Browning
Starring:
Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran, Hoagy Carmichael
Directed By:
Howard Hawks
6. Key Largo (1948)
21
6
Key Largo
21
6

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. 

Role:
Nora Temple
Directed By:
7. Patterns (1956)
9
3
Patterns
9
3
Starring:
Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight, Elizabeth Wilson
Directed By:
Fielder Cook
8. The Shootist (1976)
15
5
The Shootist
PG
15
5

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.  

Role:
Bond Rogers
Directed By:
Don Siegel
9. Dark Passage (1947)
15
5
Dark Passage
15
5

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.

Role:
Irene Jansen
Starring:
Agnes Moorehead, Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, Tom D'Andrea
Directed By:
Delmer Daves
10. Written on the Wind (1956)
11
4
Written on the Wind
11
4

Lucy gets married to a reckless and alcoholic playboy named Kyle, but eventually she starts to develop feelings for Mitch, Kyle’s best friend. Things get ugly when Lucy’s nymphomaniac sister also seems to fall in love with Mitch, which makes the situation even worse.

Role:
Lucy Moore Hadley
Starring:
Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, Robert Keith, Dorothy Malone
Directed By:
Douglas Sirk
11. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
26
9
Murder on the Orient Express
PG
26
9

Detective Hercule Poirot is journeying home aboard the Orient Express, when a billionaire is murdered en route. Poirot takes up the case, and everyone on board becomes a suspect, as he realizes that many of them have revenge as a motive. 

Role:
Mrs. Hubbard
Starring:
Sean Connery, Albert Finney, Richard Widmark, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Perkins, Ingrid Bergman, Vanessa Redgrave
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
12. Manderlay (2005)
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6
Manderlay
14
6

In 1933, while traveling through Alabama, Grace Mulligan and her father come across a plantation, ‘Manderley,’ where slavery still persists. Repulsed by the owner’s rules for the slaves, Grace intervenes. Although some of her suggestions backfire, but by harvest time, she succeeds in applying rules of democracy to white owners and black slaves. Eventually, it is Grace who learns the most from the experience. 

Starring:
Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe, Bryce Dallas Howard, Udo Kier, John Hurt, Isaach De Bankolé
Directed By:
13. Young Man with a Horn (1950)
9
3
Young Man with a Horn
9
3
Role:
Amy North
Starring:
Doris Day, Kirk Douglas, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez
Directed By:
14. North West Frontier (1959)
9
3
North West Frontier
9
3
Role:
Catherine Wyatt
Starring:
Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Kenneth More, I.S. Johar
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
15. Applause (1973)
7
4
Applause
7
4
Role:
Margo Channing
Starring:
Larry Hagman, Penny Fuller, Robert Mandan, Sarah Marshall
Directed By:
Ron Field, Bill Foster
16. Woman's World (1954)
7
4
Woman's World
7
4

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. 

Role:
Elizabeth Burns
Starring:
Fred MacMurray, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Clifton Webb
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
17. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
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6
How to Marry a Millionaire
13
6

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.

Role:
Schatze Page
Starring:
Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun, Betty Grable, David Wayne
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
18. Harper (1966)
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5
Harper
9
5

Lew Harper is a private investigator in Los Angeles, who is having a divorce from a woman whom he still loves. He is soon hired by a wealthy but disabled woman to find her missing husband. On the way, he gets involved with several strange characters, who threaten him. He continues his investigation which eventually leads him to an alien-smuggling ring.

Role:
Mrs. Sampson
Starring:
Paul Newman, Robert Wagner, Janet Leigh, Shelley Winters, Julie Harris, Arthur Hill
Directed By:
Jack Smight
19. Designing Woman (1957)
8
4
Designing Woman
8
4
Role:
Marilla Brown Hagen
Starring:
Gregory Peck, Sam Levene, Tom Helmore, Dolores Gray
Directed By:
20. Perfect Gentlemen (1978)
6
3
Perfect Gentlemen
6
3
Role:
Mrs. Lizzie Martin
Starring:
Robert Alda, Ruth Gordon, Sandy Dennis, Lisa Pelikan
Directed By:
21. Bright Leaf (1950)
6
3
Bright Leaf
6
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. 

Role:
Sonia Kovac
Starring:
Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Jack Carson, Donald Crisp, Gary Cooper
Directed By:
22. Shock Treatment (1964)
6
3
Shock Treatment
6
3

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.  

Role:
Dr. Edwina Beighley
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Roddy McDowall, Olive Deering, Stuart Whitman, Carol Lynley
Directed By:
Denis Sanders
23. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
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6
The Mirror Has Two Faces
PG-13
12
6

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.

Role:
Hannah Morgan
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Eli Roth, Pierce Brosnan, Elle Macpherson, Leslie Stefanson, Mimi Rogers
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
24. Confidential Agent (1945)
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3
Confidential Agent
6
3

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. 

Role:
Rose Cullen
Starring:
Peter Lorre, Charles Boyer, George Coulouris, Wanda Hendrix, Victor Francen
Directed By:
Herman Shumlin
25. My Fellow Americans (1996)
10
5
My Fellow Americans
PG-13
10
5

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.

Starring:
James Garner, Jack Lemmon, Ann Cusack, Esther Rolle, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard
Directed By:
Peter Segal
26. The Gift of Love (1958)
6
3
The Gift of Love
6
3

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. 

Role:
Julie Beck
Starring:
Lorne Greene, Scatman Crothers, Robert Stack, Anne Seymour, Evelyn Rudie
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
27. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
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4
Sex and the Single Girl
7
4
Role:
Sylvia
Starring:
Natalie Wood, Tony Curtis, Mel Ferrer, Henry Fonda
Directed By:
Richard Quine
28. The Cobweb (1955)
6
4
The Cobweb
6
4
Role:
Meg Faversen Rinehart
Starring:
Lillian Gish, Oscar Levant, Charles Boyer, Richard Widmark, John Kerr
Directed By:
29. Birth (2004)
14
9
Birth
R
14
9

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. 

Role:
Eleanor
Starring:
Peter Stormare, Danny Huston, Anne Heche, Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Alison Elliott
Directed By:
Jonathan Glazer
30. Blood Alley (1955)
6
4
Blood Alley
6
4
Role:
Cathy Grainger
Starring:
Anita Ekberg, John Wayne, Paul Fix, Joy Kim, Berry Kroeger
Directed By:
31. Appointment with Death (1988)
6
4
Appointment with Death
PG
6
4
Role:
Lady Westholme
Starring:
Hayley Mills, John Gielgud, Carrie Fisher, Peter Ustinov, Piper Laurie
Directed By:
Michael Winner
32. All I Want for Christmas (1991)
6
4
All I Want for Christmas
G
6
4
Starring:
Kevin Nealon, Leslie Nielsen, Andrea Martin, Ethan Embry, Harley Jane Kozak
Directed By:
Robert Lieberman
33. Mr. North (1988)
5
4
Mr. North
PG
5
4
Role:
Mrs. Cranston
Starring:
Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Harry Dean Stanton, Anjelica Huston
Directed By:
34. The Walker (2007)
6
4
The Walker
R
6
4
Role:
Natalie Van Miter
Starring:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Woody Harrelson, Lily Tomlin, Willem Dafoe, Lily Tomlin
Directed By:
Paul Schrader
35. The Fan (1981)
5
4
The Fan
R
5
4
Role:
Sally Ross
Starring:
James Garner, Michael Biehn, Maureen Stapleton, Hector Elizondo
Directed By:
Ed Bianchi
36. HealtH (1980)
5
4
HealtH
PG
5
4

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. 

Role:
Esther Brill
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James Garner, Paul Dooley
Directed By:
37. Diamonds (1999)
4
4
Diamonds
R
4
4
Role:
Sin-Dee
Starring:
Jenny McCarthy, Joyce Bulifant, Dan Aykroyd, Kirk Douglas, Corbin Allred, Kurt Fuller
Directed By:
John Asher
38. The Forger (2012)
5
4
The Forger
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Anne-Marie
Starring:
Josh Hutcherson, Scott Eastwood, Tricia Helfer, Hayden Panettiere, Alfred Molina, Billy Boyd, Dina Eastwood
Directed By:
Lawrence Roeck
39. Prêt-à-Porter (1994)
7
6
Prêt-à-Porter
R
7
6

As the Paris Fashion Week gets closer, models, designers and journalists prepare for it. However, things get complicated when the Head of the Fashion Council, Olivier de la Fontaine, chokes to death on a sandwich.

Starring:
Linda Hunt, Marcello Mastroianni, Danny Aiello, Timothy Francis Robbins, Lyle Lovett, Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren
Directed By:
40. Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (2009)
8
2
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me
8
2
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Fred Astaire, Julie Andrews, Bill Charlap, Harold Arlen, Louis Armstrong
Directed By:
Bruce Ricker
41. Michael Parkinson's Greatest Entertainers (2007)
8
3
Michael Parkinson's Greatest Entertainers
8
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Barry Humphries, Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, David Attenborough
Directed By:
Michael Parkinson
42. Amália Traïda (2004)
6
3
Amália Traïda
6
3
Role:
TV Announcer
Starring:
Sonia Braga,
Directed By:
Francesco Vezzoli
43. Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke (1999)
6
3
Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke
6
3
Role:
Doris Duke
Starring:
Richard Chamberlain, Janel Parrish, Brian Dennehy, Mare Winningham, Hayden Panettiere, Kathleen Quinlan, Lindsay Frost
Directed By:
John Erman
44. Eve (2008)
6
3
Eve
6
3
Role:
Grandma
Starring:
Ben Gazzara, Olivia Thirlby, Rich Delia, Nicholas Rotundo
Directed By:
45. Tree of Hands (1989)
5
3
Tree of Hands
R
5
3
Role:
Marsha Archdale
Starring:
Peter Firth, Helen Shaver, Paul McGann, Malcolm Stoddard
Directed By:
Giles Foster
46. The Portrait (1993)
5
3
The Portrait
5
3
Role:
Fanny Church
Starring:
Gregory Peck, Paul McCrane, Donna Mitchell, Cecilia Peck
Directed By:
Arthur Penn
47. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1995)
5
3
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
5
3
Role:
Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Starring:
Miriam Flynn, Mark L. Taylor, Jesse Lee Soffer, Jean Marie Barnwell
Directed By:
Marcus Cole
48. Wide Blue Yonder (2010)
5
3
Wide Blue Yonder
5
3
Role:
May
Starring:
Brian Cox, James Fox, Hege Schøyen, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
Directed By:
Robert Young
49. A Little Piece of Sunshine (1990)
5
3
A Little Piece of Sunshine
PG
5
3
Role:
Beatrix Coltrane
Starring:
Chris Cooper, Philip Michael Thomas, Kitty Aldridge, Larry Lamb
Directed By:
James Cellan Jones
50. A Star for Two (1991)
5
3
A Star for Two
5
3
Role:
Edwige
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Francesco Quinn, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Lila Kedrova
Directed By:
Jim Kaufman
51. The Venice Project (1999)
4
3
The Venice Project
4
3
Role:
Countess Camilla Volta
Starring:
Parker Posey, Dennis Hopper, Linus Roache, Stuart Townsend
Directed By:
Robert Dornhelm
52. These Foolish Things (2005)
4
4
These Foolish Things
4
4
Starring:
Andrew Lincoln, Joss Ackland, Julia McKenzie, Charlotte Lucas, Craig Rooke, Roisin Goodall
Directed By:
Julia Taylor-Stanley
53. Presence of Mind (1999)
4
4
Presence of Mind
4
4
Role:
Mado Remei
Starring:
Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Sadie Frost, Ella Jones, Nilo Zimmerman
Directed By:
Antoni Aloy
54. Dinner at Eight (1989)
4
4
Dinner at Eight
TV-14
4
4
Role:
Carlotta Vance
Starring:
Charles Durning, John Mahoney, Stacy Edwards, Marsha Mason
Directed By:
Ron Lagomarsino
55. Le jour et la nuit (1997)
1
2
Le jour et la nuit
1
2
Starring:
Alain Delon, Arielle Dombasle, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Xavier Beauvois
Directed By:
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Animation Movies

Hauru no ugoku shiro (2004)
24
5
Hauru no ugoku shiro
TV-PG
24
5

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.

Role:
Witch of the Waste (voice)
Starring:
Christian Bale, Billy Crystal, Blythe Danner, Jean Simmons, Jena Malone, Josh Hutcherson, Chieko Baishô
Directed By:
Family Guy
22
5
Family Guy
TV-14
22
5
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Adam West, Christine Baranski, Jimmy Fallon, Carrot Top, Anne Hathaway, Lauren Graham
Directed By:
Ernest et Célestine (2012)
8
2
Ernest et Célestine
PG
8
2

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

Role:
The Grey One (voice)
Starring:
Forest Whitaker, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Paul Giamatti, William H. Macy, Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner
Directed By:
Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
The Real Story of the Three Little Kittens (1990)
6
2
The Real Story of the Three Little Kittens
6
2
Role:
Freezelda (voice)
Starring:
Bryan Adams
Directed By:
Peter Sander
Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King (2008)
5
3
Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King
5
3
Role:
The Grand Witch (voice)
Starring:
Tim Curry, Frank Welker, Jay Leno, Wayne Knight, Jim Belushi, Hayden Panettiere, Wallace Shawn
Directed By:
Joe Sichta
Madeline: Lost in Paris (1999)
4
3
Madeline: Lost in Paris
TV-G
4
3
Role:
Madame Lacroque (voice)
Starring:
Jason Alexander, Christopher Plummer, Andrea Libman, Alex Hood
Directed By:
Marija Miletic Dail, Stan Phillips

Special Appearance/Cameo

Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
9
6
Two Guys from Milwaukee
9
6

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.

Role:
Lauren Bacall (uncredited)
Starring:
Humphrey Bogart, Janis Paige, Jack Carson, Dennis Morgan, S.Z. Sakall
Directed By:
David Butler

TV Shows

Mr. Broadway
9
2
Mr. Broadway
9
2
Starring:
Barbara Feldon, Tina Louise, Art Carney, Jason Robards, Liza Minnelli, Larry Hagman, Horace McMahon
Directed By:
Alex March, Herschel Daugherty
The Rockford Files
41
9
The Rockford Files
41
9
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, James Cromwell, Jill Clayburgh, Rita Moreno, Linda Evans, Sorrell Booke, Jackie Cooper
Directed By:
The General Motors Playwrights Theater
8
2
The General Motors Playwrights Theater
8
2
Starring:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Teri Garr, Jane Seymour, Elisabeth Shue, Patrick Dempsey, Gavin MacLeod, Anne Meara
Directed By:
Burt Brinckerhoff, David Shaughnessy
Producers' Showcase
8
2
Producers' Showcase
8
2
Starring:
Buster Keaton, Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, Mickey Rooney, Rod Steiger, Paul Lynde, Hume Cronyn
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
8
3
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
8
3
Starring:
David Carradine, Bob Hope, Edd Byrnes, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Cliff Robertson, Peter Falk, William Shatner
Directed By:
Dr. Kildare
9
4
Dr. Kildare
9
4
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Leonard Nimoy, Barbara Eden, Lee Marvin, Jack Nicholson, James Earl Jones, Sal Mineo
Directed By:
Ford Star Jubilee
6
3
Ford Star Jubilee
6
3
Starring:
Roger Moore, Orson Welles, Bing Crosby, Keenan Wynn, Charles Laughton, Julie Andrews, Marion Ross
Directed By:
Chicago Hope
19
9
Chicago Hope
19
9
Starring:
Alexa Vega, Haley Joel Osment, Maya Rudolph, Carroll Baker, Carrie Snodgress, Mandy Patinkin, John Ritter
Directed By:
Screen One
5
3
Screen One
5
3
Starring:
Billy Connolly, Kim Cattrall, Alec Guinness, Minnie Driver, Ewan McGregor, Keira Knightley, Jeanne Moreau
Directed By:
Les Blair, Robert Young, Robert Bierman, Dewi Humphreys, Christopher Morahan
The DuPont Show of the Week
5
3
The DuPont Show of the Week
5
3
Starring:
Greer Garson, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Ray Milland, Rod Taylor, Sir John Mills, Teresa Wright
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner, Jack Smight, Fielder Cook, James Elson, Fred Freed
The Limit (2004)
4
4
The Limit
R
4
4
Role:
May Markham
Starring:
Claire Forlani, Pete Postlethwaite, Henry Czerny, Joris Jarsky
Directed By:
Lewin Webb

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