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List of Chaim Topol Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
17
2
Fiddler on the Roof
G
17
2
Role:
Tevye
Starring:
Norma Crane, Molly Picon, Topol, Leonard Frey, Paul Mann
Directed By:
Norman Jewison
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
2. Sallah (1964)
14
2
Sallah
14
2
Role:
Sallah Shabati (as Haym Topol)
Starring:
Topol, Gila Almagor, Geula Nuni, Albert Cohen, Shraga Friedman
Directed By:
Ephraim Kishon
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male
3. Ervinka (1967)
11
2
Ervinka
11
2

Ervinka is a young man who doesn’t believe in hard work, morality or law and order. He earns a living as a con man by various ways. He charges parking fees to a lot that doesn’t belong to him, eats free at events where he isn't invited to, takes advantage of the laziness and stupidity of bureaucrats, etc. He dreams of winning the lottery one day, but things get complicated when he falls in love with a female police officer.

Starring:
Topol, Gila Almagor, Mosko Alkalai, Gabi Amrani, Gavri Banai
Directed By:
Ephraim Kishon
4. I Like Mike (1961)
11
2
I Like Mike
11
2
Starring:
Topol, Gideon Singer, Batya Lancet, Zeev Berlinsky, Ilana Rovina
Directed By:
Peter Frye
5. Follow Me! (1972)
10
2
Follow Me!
G
10
2

London’s uptight businessman, Charles, suspects that his free-spirited American wife, Belinda, is cheating on him. He hires Julian, an eccentric private detective, to shadow her. As Belinda becomes aware of being tailed, a game of follow-the-leader ensues. She enjoys the attention and fun the detective provides, something which she never received from her husband. When Charles confronts her, Belinda’s reply astonishes him.

Role:
Julian Cristoforou
Starring:
Mia Farrow, Topol, Michael Jayston, Margaret Rawlings, Annette Crosbie
Directed By:
Carol Reed
7. Fish, Football and Girls (1968)
10
2
Fish, Football and Girls
10
2
Starring:
Shaike Ophir, Yisrael Poliakov, Gavri Banai, Shaike Levi, Gadi Yagil
Directed By:
Uri Zohar
8. For Your Eyes Only (1981)
12
2
For Your Eyes Only
PG
12
2

Secret agent, James Bond, is assigned to retrieve an encryption device (A.T.A.C.) from the British spy ship that accidently sunk near Greece. He is joined by Melina Havelock, daughter of the murdered oceanographer who was appointed by the British to trace the ship. Seeking revenge for her parents’ murders, she teams up with Bond to find the device before the Russians do.  

Role:
Milos Columbo
Starring:
Roger Moore, Lois Maxwell, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Carole Bouquet, Julian Glover, Topol
Directed By:
John Glen
9. Galileo (1975)
10
2
Galileo
PG
10
2

The film depicts life of 17th century Italian scientist Galileo Galilei. Using the new scientific instrument, telescope, he confirms the Copernican theory that Sun is at the center of the universe, not the Earth. When he moves to Florence for a teaching position, Galileo faces conflicts with Roman Catholic Church; he is called before Inquisition, and is made to retract his views.

Role:
Galileo Galilei
Starring:
Tom Conti, John Gielgud, Colin Blakely, Clive Revill, Georgia Brown, Topol
Directed By:
Joseph Losey
10. Every Bastard a King (1968)
10
2
Every Bastard a King
GP
10
2
Starring:
Pier Angeli, William Berger, Yehoram Gaon, Oded Kotler, Ori Levy
Directed By:
Uri Zohar
11. El Dorado (1963)
10
2
El Dorado
10
2
Role:
Benny Sherman (as Haim Topol)
Starring:
Topol, Yossi Yadin, Gila Almagor, Shaike Ophir, Shimon Finkel
Directed By:
Menahem Golan
12. Boys Will Never Believe It (1971)
10
2
Boys Will Never Believe It
10
2
Role:
Gadi Zur
Starring:
Naomi Chance, Topol, Galia Gofer, Hillit Katmor, Gideon Shemer
Directed By:
Uri Zohar
13. Flash Gordon (1980)
11
2
Flash Gordon
PG
11
2

Flash Gordon is a sci-fi adventure film, which revolves around a football player and his friends, who travel to the planet Mongo. They eventually have to fight a tyrant named Ming the Merciless, who plans to test the Earth with unnatural disaster. 

Role:
Dr. Hans Zarkov
Starring:
Timothy Dalton, Brian Blessed, Max von Sydow, John Osborne, Topol
Directed By:
Mike Hodges
14. Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
9
2
Cast a Giant Shadow
9
2
Starring:
Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Angie Dickinson, Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Michael Douglas, Senta Berger
Directed By:
Melville Shavelson
15. Before Winter Comes (1969)
11
2
Before Winter Comes
PG
11
2

After the Second World War, in an Austrian camp for displaced people, a British officer Giles Burnside discovers that his Russian interpreter, Janovic, is actually a deserter, who according to the regulations, should be executed. He offers to help him escape, but Janovic is not sure whether to trust Burnside.

Role:
Janovic
Starring:
David Niven, Anna Karina, John Hurt, Anthony Quayle, Topol
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
16. A Talent for Loving (1969)
7
1
A Talent for Loving
R
7
1

A Talent for Loving is a Western comedy film which revolves around a gambler named Patten, who wins a deed for a Mexican ranch. Things get complicated when he finds that a curse is put on the place.

Role:
General Molina
Starring:
Richard Widmark, Cesar Romero, Geneviève Page, Topol, Fran Jeffries
Directed By:
Richard Quine
17. Time Elevator (1998)
9
2
Time Elevator
9
2
Role:
Shalem
Starring:
Topol
Directed By:
Ehud Baruch Ben Zakkai
18. Again, Forever (1985)
9
2
Again, Forever
9
2
Role:
Effi Avidar
Starring:
Topol, Ori Levy, Yahli Bergman, Nathan Dattner, Efrat Lavie
Directed By:
Oded Kotler

TV Movie(s)

1. The Going Up of David Lev (1973)
12
2
The Going Up of David Lev
12
2
Role:
Chaim
Starring:
Melvyn Douglas, Claire Bloom, Brandon Cruz, Topol, Shmuel Segal
Directed By:
James F. Collier
2. The House on Garibaldi Street (1979)
10
2
The House on Garibaldi Street
10
2
Role:
Michael
Starring:
Martin Balsam, Leo McKern, Topol, Janet Suzman, Nick Mancuso
Directed By:
Peter Collinson
3. Great People of the Bible (2003)
7
2
Great People of the Bible
7
2
Role:
Abraham (uncredited)
Starring:
Topol

TV Shows and Videos

The Winds of War (1983)
The Winds of War
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Peter Graves, Polly Bergen, Jan-Michael Vincent, John Houseman, Ali MacGraw
Directed By:
Dan Curtis
War and Remembrance (1988)
War and Remembrance
Starring:
Eddie Albert, Ian McShane, Sharon Stone, Jane Seymour, John Rhys-Davies, Robert Mitchum, John Gielgud
Directed By:
Dan Curtis
Tales of the Unexpected (1979)
Tales of the Unexpected
Starring:
Dina Merrill, George Peppard, Janet Leigh, Hayley Mills, Sir John Mills, Rod Taylor, Joan Collins
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Ray Danton, John Peyser, Barry Davis, Simon Langton
The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis (1979)
The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis
Starring:
Orson Welles, Eiran Baniel, Rolf Brin, Dina Doron, Yehuda Efroni
Queenie (1987)
Queenie
Starring:
Mia Sara, Joss Ackland, Joel Grey, Kirk Douglas, Martin Balsam, Claire Bloom, Gary Cady
Directed By:
Larry Peerce
Seaquest DSV (1993)
Seaquest DSV
Starring:
Michael York, Charlton Heston, Jonathan Banks, Brittany Snow, Brittany Murphy, Seth Green, Jonathan Brandis
Directed By:
Burt Brinckerhoff, Steven Robman, Anson Williams, Bruce Seth Green, Robert Wiemer

Chaim Topol Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Fiddler on the Roof Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1972
Sallah Shabati Most Promising Newcomer - Male 1965