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List of Buddy Ebsen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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2
The Wizard of Oz
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2

Dorothy Gale, a simple farm girl finds herself in the magical land of Oz after a tornado hits Kansas. To return home, she must seek the help of the Wizard of Oz who stays in the Emerald city. On her way, she befriends a scarecrow, a Tin Man and a fainthearted Lion.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr
2. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
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3
Breakfast at Tiffany's
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3

The movie follows Holly Golightly who has a habit of staring at the windows of Tiffany & Co. and is looking for a wealthy man to marry. Things take a romantic turn when struggling writer Paul Varjak moves in next door. Holly eventually finds true love and happiness with Paul. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Doc Golightly
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
3. Disneyland, U.S.A. (1956)
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4
Disneyland, U.S.A.
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4

This documentary short film gives us a tour of the famous Disneyland amusement park, located in Anaheim, California.

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - as George Russel
Director:
Hamilton Luske
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Walt Disney, Winston Hibler, Fess Parker
4. Attack (1956)
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2
Attack
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Drama, War, Action
Star Cast:
Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Jack Palance, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Strauss
5. Thunder in God's Country (1951)
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2
Thunder in God's Country
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Deputy Happy Hooper
Director:
George Blair
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Paul Harvey, Rex Allen, Mary Ellen Kay, Ian MacDonald
6. Dateline: Disneyland (1955)
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4
Dateline: Disneyland
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4

Dateline: Disneyland is a documentary film which is a live television special about the opening day of the popular amusement park Disneyland.

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Wilfred Jackson, John Rich, Stu Phelps
Genres:
Family, Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Art Linkletter, Fess Parker
7. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
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2
Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
George Russel (archiveFootage)
Director:
Norman Foster
Genres:
Western, Adventure, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
William Bakewell, Hans Conried, Basil Ruysdael, Fess Parker
8. Captain January (1936)
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2
Captain January
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11
2

This musical comedy film tells the story of a little girl Star who is found and rescued by a lighthouse keeper named Captain January after she is shipwrecked. She likes her life with the sailors, but things get complicated when a bitter officer states that she belongs to a boarding school.

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Roberts
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Family, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shirley Temple, Slim Summerville, Guy Kibbee, Sara Haden
9. Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)
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4
Broadway Melody of 1936
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4
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Del Ruth, W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Jack Benny, Una Merkel, Sid Silvers, Eleanor Powell, Robert Taylor
10. Born to Dance (1936)
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3
Born to Dance
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3
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Una Merkel, Sid Silvers, Eleanor Powell, Virginia Bruce
11. Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)
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3
Broadway Melody of 1938
10
3

Aspiring talent agent Steve Raleigh manages to find funding for his Broadway show from Herman Whipple but Whipple’s wife Caroline stops him from hiring Sally Lee, a new singing star. Steve, Sally, and their friends decided to race Stargazer and win a horse race to raise the money.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Trot
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Judy Garland, Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Eleanor Powell
12. Rodeo King and the Senorita (1951)
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3
Rodeo King and the Senorita
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Muscles Benton
Director:
Philip Ford
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Roy Barcroft, Rex Allen, Koko, Mary Ellen Kay
13. Between Heaven and Hell (1956)
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3
Between Heaven and Hell
TV-PG
13
3

Sam Gifford is a wealthy and arrogant southern cotton plantation owner who, after being drafted into the army during WWII, comes in conflict with his superior and is transferred to a punishment company run by a sadistic commanding officer. His outlook of life changes forever as he comes closer to the working-class people he once despised.

As:
Cast
Role:
Pvt. Willie Crawford
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Broderick Crawford, Carl Switzer, Scatman Crothers, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Terry Moore
14. The Girl of the Golden West (1938)
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3
The Girl of the Golden West
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
'Alabama'
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard
Genres:
Western, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Walter Pidgeon, Jeanette MacDonald, Leo Carrillo, Nelson Eddy
15. Night People (1954)
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3
Night People
11
3

After WWII, a US soldier, an influential US businessman’s son, is kidnapped by Russians from West Berlin and taken to East Berlin. Col. Steve Van Dyke, assigned to investigate the case, runs into complex conspiracies, political pressures, treachery, and dual personalities. As he digs deeper for truth, he is not sure whether he can trust even his dependable associate and ex-girlfriend, Hoffy.

As:
Cast
Director:
Nunnally Johnson
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Adventure, Mystery
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Walter Abel, Rita Gam, Anita Björk
16. The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)
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2
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band
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11
2

In the year 1888, The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, comprising of eleven members of the Bowel family, are getting ready to perform at the Democratic Presidential Convention for Grover Cleveland. But their plan goes awry when the boyfriend of the family’s eldest daughter, a Republican journalist, convinces them to relocate to Dakota. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Calvin Bower
Director:
Michael O'Herlihy
Genres:
Family, Drama, Western, Comedy, Musical
17. The Interns (1962)
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4
The Interns
10
4

The Interns is a drama film which revolves around the lives and conflicts of the medical interns working under senior surgeons at a major hospital.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Swift
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Telly Savalas, John Banner, James MacArthur, Nick Adams, Michael Callan
18. Banjo on My Knee (1936)
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2
Banjo on My Knee
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2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Buddy
Director:
John Cromwell
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Brennan, Helen Westley, Joel McCrea
19. Yellow Jack (1938)
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2
Yellow Jack
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George B. Seitz
Genres:
War, Drama, Mystery, History, Romance
Star Cast:
Henry Hull, Lewis Stone, Robert Montgomery, Andy Devine, Virginia Bruce
20. Silver City Bonanza (1951)
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3
Silver City Bonanza
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabe Horne
Director:
George Blair
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Rex Allen, Mary Ellen Kay, Billy Kimbley, Alix Ebsen
21. Red Garters (1954)
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3
Red Garters
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3
As:
Cast
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Western, Musical
Star Cast:
Jack Carson, Gene Barry, Rosemary Clooney, Pat Crowley
22. Mail Order Bride (1964)
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3
Mail Order Bride
9
3

Mail Order Bride is a Western comedy film, which tells the story of an ageing cowhand Will Lane, who tries to arrange a marriage for a wild son of his dead friend, in order to tame him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Will Lane
Director:
Burt Kennedy
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Denver Pyle, Keir Dullea, Warren Oates, Lois Nettleton
23. My Lucky Star (1938)
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3
My Lucky Star
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Buddy
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cesar Romero, Joan Davis, Richard Greene, Sonja Henie
24. Four Girls in White (1939)
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3
Four Girls in White
9
3

Four Girls in White is a comedy drama film which tells the story of four student nurses studying at a large urban hospital, who are dealing with several personal and professional problems.

As:
Cast
Director:
S. Sylvan Simon
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clayton Moore, Una Merkel, Florence Rice, Ann Rutherford, Mary Howard
25. Sing Your Worries Away (1942)
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3
Sing Your Worries Away
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tommy Jones
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bert Lahr, Patsy Kelly, June Havoc, Dorothy Lovett
26. Parachute Battalion (1941)
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3
Parachute Battalion
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeff Hollis
Director:
Leslie Goodwins
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Carey, Robert Preston, Nancy Kelly, Edmond O'Brien
27. The Kid from Texas (1939)
8
3
The Kid from Texas
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
'Snifty'
Director:
S. Sylvan Simon
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Jessie Ralph, Florence Rice, Dennis O'Keefe, John Hubbard
28. They Met in Argentina (1941)
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2
They Met in Argentina
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Duke Ferrel
Director:
Leslie Goodwins, Jack Hively
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Robert Barrat, James Ellison, Maureen O'Hara, Alberto Vila
29. Under Mexicali Stars (1950)
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2
Under Mexicali Stars
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Homer Oglethorpe
Director:
George Blair
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Dorothy Patrick, Roy Barcroft, Rex Allen, Percy Helton
31. Utah Wagon Train (1951)
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3
Utah Wagon Train
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Snooper
Director:
Philip Ford
Genres:
Western, Action, Music
Star Cast:
Penny Edwards, Roy Barcroft, Rex Allen, Koko

TV Movie(s)

1. The Paradise Connection (1979)
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3
The Paradise Connection
12
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Stuart Douglas
Director:
Michael Preece
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Marj Dusay, Brian Kerwin, Bonnie Ebsen, Paul Lambert
2. The Andersonville Trial (1970)
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2
The Andersonville Trial
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George C. Scott
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, William Shatner, Cameron Mitchell, Jack Cassidy, Woodrow Parfrey, Wright King
3. Leave Yesterday Behind (1978)
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3
Leave Yesterday Behind
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Doc
Director:
Richard Michaels
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Robert Urich, Carrie Fisher, Ed Nelson, Carmen Zapata
5. Fire on the Mountain (1981)
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3
Fire on the Mountain
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
John Vogelin
Director:
Donald Wrye
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ron Howard, Ed Brodow, Julie Carmen, Rossie Harris
6. The Daughters of Joshua Cabe (1972)
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3
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Joshua Cabe
Director:
Philip Leacock
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Sandra Dee, Lesley Ann Warren, Don Stroud, Karen Valentine
7. Tom Sawyer (1973)
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2
Tom Sawyer
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Muff Potter
Director:
James Neilson
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Jane Wyatt, Vic Morrow, Josh Albee, Jeff Tyler
8. Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976)
9
3
Smash-Up on Interstate 5
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Al Pearson
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Herb Edelman, Robert Conrad, Sian Barbara Allen
9. The Critical List (1978)
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2
The Critical List
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Sprague
Director:
Lou Antonio
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Robert Wagner, Barbara Parkins, Melinda Dillon
10. The President's Plane Is Missing (1973)
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2
The President's Plane Is Missing
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vice President Kermit Madigan
Director:
Daryl Duke
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Amos, Peter Graves, Raymond Massey, Arthur Kennedy, Mercedes McCambridge
11. The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973)
9
3
The Horror at 37,000 Feet
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Glenn Farlee
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Paul Winfield, France Nuyen, William Shatner, Chuck Connors, Jane Merrow
12. The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies (1981)
10
1
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jed Clampett
Director:
Robert M. Leeds
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Werner Klemperer, Heather Locklear, Imogene Coca, Donna Douglas, Nancy Kulp
13. Stone Fox (1987)
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3
Stone Fox
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Grandpa
Director:
Harvey Hart
Genres:
Family, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Belinda Montgomery, Gordon Tootoosis, Joey Cramer, Jason Michas
14. Working Tra$h (1990)
7
1
Working Tra$h
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Vandevere Lodge
Director:
Alan Metter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George Carlin, Ben Stiller, Leslie Hope, Michael J. Pollard

Animation(s)

The Tiny Tree (1975)
The Tiny Tree
As:
Cast
Role:
Squire Badger (Narrator) (voice)
Director:
Chuck Couch
Genres:
Family, Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Frank Welker, Allan Melvin, Paul Winchell, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798", Cherilyn Parsons

TV Shows and Videos

Corky and White Shadow (1956)
Corky and White Shadow
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Matt Brady (1 episode, 1956)
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Lloyd Corrigan, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Darlene Gillespie, Chinook
Gruen Guild Playhouse (1951)
Gruen Guild Playhouse
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Irving, Norman Lloyd, Axel Gruenberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Raymond Burr, Peter Graves, Vincent Price, Bonita Granville, Ludwig Donath, Marjorie Reynolds
Strange Stories (1956)
Strange Stories
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Robert Armstrong, Spring Byington, Charles Coburn, Marguerite Chapman
Northwest Passage (1958)
Northwest Passage
As:
Cast
Role:
Sergeant Hunk Marriner / ... (26 episodes, 1958-1959)
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Claude Akins, Angie Dickinson, Lee Van Cleef, John Russell, Anne Gwynne
The Yellow Rose (1983)
The Yellow Rose
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Krasny, Harry Falk, Burt Kennedy, Lee H. Katzin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Elliott, Robin Wright, Jane Russell, Noah Beery Jr., Ken Curtis
Broadway Television Theatre (1952)
Broadway Television Theatre
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Williams / ... (4 episodes, 1952)
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Plummer, Lee Grant, Jack Lord, Ernest Truex, Edward Everett Horton