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List of Elizabeth Taylor Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
14
2
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
TV-MA
14
2

Over the course of a distressing night, a bitter aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young guests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Martha
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis, Agnes Flanagan
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best British Actress
2. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
14
2
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
TV-PG
14
2

Brick Pollitt, an alcoholic ex football player injures himself while he was drunk. Shortly after, he goes with his wife Maggie to visit his family’s plantation in Mississippi, for his father’s 65th birthday. His father wants to know why they are still childless, unlike Brick’s brother.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Pollitt
Director:
Richard Brooks
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Jack Carson, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson
4. A Place in the Sun (1951)
14
2
A Place in the Sun
14
2

A Place in the Sun is a romantic drama film which tells the story of George Eastman whose uncle is a wealthy industrialist. However, he is excluded from high society and is given a job at his uncle’s factory, involving manual labor. He soon finds himself involved with a co-worker named Alice. However, when he is introduced to Angela Vickers, a socialite, he falls for her as well.

As:
Cast
Role:
Angela Vickers
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Raymond Burr, Montgomery Clift, Anne Revere
5. Giant (1956)
15
2
Giant
TV-G
15
2

Giant is a Western drama film, which tells the story of a Texas ranching family, as they are fighting to survive the changing times.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Leslie Benedict
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Western, Drama
6. Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
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2
Suddenly, Last Summer
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine Holly
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker, Mercedes McCambridge
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama
8. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
14
2
Anne of the Thousand Days
PG
14
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Jarrott
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Anthony Quayle, Irene Papas, Geneviève Bujold, John Colicos
9. National Velvet (1944)
12
2
National Velvet
G
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Velvet Brown
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Sport, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Angela Lansbury, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere
10. The Caretaker (1963)
13
2
The Caretaker
13
2

Based on the play of the same name by Harold Pinter, this British drama film tells the story of a naive and lonely man named Aston, who allows a homeless old man to live with him, out of sympathy for the latter. However, Aston’s brother Mick starts tormenting the old man. 

As:
Producer
Director:
Clive Donner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Harold Pinter, Alan Bates, Robert Shaw
11. Quo Vadis (1951)
14
2
Quo Vadis
TV-PG
14
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann
Genres:
Romance, History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Bud Spencer, Deborah Kerr, Sophia Loren, Robert Taylor, Peter Ustinov, Leo Genn
12. Little Women (1949)
13
3
Little Women
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Amy
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Janet Leigh, Peter Lawford, June Allyson, Margaret O'Brien
13. Life with Father (1947)
12
2
Life with Father
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Skinner
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Irene Dunne, Edmund Gwenn, Zasu Pitts, William Powell
14. The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
13
2
The Taming of the Shrew
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Katharina
Director:
Franco Zeffirelli
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Michael Hordern, Cyril Cusack, Michael York, Richard Burton
15. Lassie Come Home (1943)
13
2
Lassie Come Home
TV-G
13
2

Lassie Come Home is an adventure film which tells the story of a boy Joe and his dog Lassie. However, when Joe’s family is hit by hard times, they are forced to sell Lassie to a wealthy man, the Duke of Rudling. Without his closest friend, Joe becomes quite depressed, but he is unaware that Lassie has started a cross-country trip back home to return to her former owners.

As:
Cast
Director:
Fred M. Wilcox
Genres:
Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Elsa Lanchester, Donald Crisp, May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn, Nigel Bruce
16. Father of the Bride (1950)
12
2
Father of the Bride
TV-G
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kay Banks
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett, Don Taylor
17. Cleopatra (1963)
14
2
Cleopatra
G
14
2

This epic historical drama film chronicles the story of Queen Cleopatra, who in order to save her kingdom from the imperial ambitions of Rome, became the mistress of Julius Caesar.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cleopatra
Genres:
History, Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Landau, Hume Cronyn, Richard Burton, Pamela Brown, George Cole
18. Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
14
2
Reflections in a Golden Eye
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leonora Penderton
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Marlon Brando, Brian Keith, Julie Harris, Zorro David
19. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
12
2
The White Cliffs of Dover
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Romance, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Irene Dunne, Frank Morgan, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall
20. Julia Misbehaves (1948)
13
2
Julia Misbehaves
13
2

A London chorus girl tries to mend her relationships with her daughter, whom she had given up long ago, as well as with her estranged husband.

As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Packett
Director:
Jack Conway
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Cesar Romero, Peter Lawford
21. Ivanhoe (1952)
13
2
Ivanhoe
TV-G
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Fontaine, Emlyn Williams, Robert Taylor, George Sanders
22. Callaway Went Thataway (1951)
12
2
Callaway Went Thataway
12
2

This Western drama film tells us the story of two smart marketing executives who hire a cowboy to impersonate a fading star for public appearances. However, things get quite messy when the real star shows up as well. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
23. A Date with Judy (1948)
12
2
A Date with Judy
12
2

A Date with Judy is a musical romantic drama film which revolves around the life of a teen girl Judy as she struggles with love and other issues in her life.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Pringle
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Carmen Miranda, Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Xavier Cugat
24. Father's Little Dividend (1951)
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2
Father's Little Dividend
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kay Dunstan
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett, Don Taylor
26. Secret Ceremony (1968)
12
2
Secret Ceremony
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leonora
Director:
Joseph Losey
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Robert Mitchum, Peggy Ashcroft, Pamela Brown
27. Elephant Walk (1954)
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2
Elephant Walk
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Wiley
Director:
William Dieterle
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Finch, Dana Andrews, Abraham Sofaer, Abner Biberman
28. Night Watch (1973)
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2
Night Watch
PG
12
2

In this British American suspense thriller, an unhappy housewife - Ellen Wheeler - who is recovering from a nervous breakdown claims to have witnessed a murder in the neighbourhood. However, upon investigation, the police does not find anything. Her husband John and friend Sarah have their doubts too, but Ellen soon claims she saw yet another murder.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Wheeler
Director:
Brian G. Hutton
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Robert Lang, Billie Whitelaw, Tony Britton
29. There's One Born Every Minute (1942)
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2
There's One Born Every Minute
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Harold Young
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Switzer, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Hugh Herbert, Guy Kibbee, Tom Brown
30. BUtterfield 8 (1960)
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2
BUtterfield 8
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gloria Wandrous
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dina Merrill, Laurence Harvey, Mildred Dunnock, Eddie Fisher
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
32. Beau Brummell (1954)
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2
Beau Brummell
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lady Patricia
Director:
Curtis Bernhardt
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Stewart Granger, Robert Morley, James Donald, Peter Ustinov
34. Rhapsody (1954)
12
2
Rhapsody
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Louise Durant
Director:
Charles Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Louis Calhern, Michael Chekhov, Vittorio Gassman, John Ericson
35. Under Milk Wood (1972)
12
2
Under Milk Wood
PG
12
2

Based on Dylan Thomas’s famous radio play, the film portrays a day in the life of the peculiar residents of a fictional seaside Welsh village, ‘Llareggub'. As the wizened Captain Tom Cat, who is going blind, walks with a stranger down the village street, he reminisces about many incidences and people, including his ship-mates and love of his young age, Rosie Probert. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosie Probert
Director:
Andrew Sinclair
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, Glynis Johns, Vivien Merchant
38. Courage of Lassie (1946)
11
2
Courage of Lassie
G
11
2

Courage of Lassie is an adventure war drama film which tells the story of Bill, a dog and his young companion, Kathie Merrick. After an accident, Bill is separated from Kathie, and is trained as a war dog.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kathie Merrick
Director:
Fred M. Wilcox
Genres:
Family, Adventure, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Carl Switzer, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Harry Davenport, Frank Morgan, Tom Drake
39. Cynthia (1947)
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2
Cynthia
12
2

Larry falls for a girl named Louise in high school. Although they both have dreams of traveling to Vienna, Austria, to continue their education, things take a turn as Louise gets pregnant during college, and they are forced to move to a small town called Napoleon.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cynthia Bishop
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
George Murphy, S.Z. Sakall, Mary Astor, Gene Lockhart
40. The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
12
2
The Last Time I Saw Paris
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Ellswirth
Director:
Richard Brooks
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Donna Reed, Eva Gabor, Roger Moore, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon
42. Conspirator (1949)
12
2
Conspirator
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Melinda Greyton
Director:
Victor Saville
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Taylor, Robert Flemyng, Harold Warrender, Honor Blackman
43. Scent of Mystery (1960)
11
2
Scent of Mystery
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Cardiff
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas, Denholm Elliott, Liam Redmond
44. The Big Hangover (1950)
11
2
The Big Hangover
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Belney
Director:
Norman Krasna
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leon Ames, Fay Holden, Van Johnson, Percy Waram
45. Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
11
2
Hammersmith Is Out
R
11
2

This American comedy drama film is about a devilish inmate who is admitted to a psychiatric hospital run by a doctor. He offers an innocent orderly vast riches if the latter helps him to escape.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmie Jean Jackson
Director:
Peter Ustinov
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Peter Ustinov, Leon Ames, Beau Bridges
46. Zee and Co. (1972)
11
2
Zee and Co.
R
11
2

A wealthy architect starts falling for a good natured young widow, with a dark past. However, his wife is unable to bear this and tries to break up their romance.

As:
Cast
Role:
Zee Blakeley
Director:
Brian G. Hutton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Margaret Leighton, John Standing, Susannah York
47. The Only Game in Town (1970)
11
2
The Only Game in Town
PG
11
2

Fran Walker, an aging dancer, starts having an affair with Joe Grady, a lounge pianist who is also a compulsive gambler. She is also waiting for her husband Thomas Lockwood, to finalize the divorce which is pending for five years.

As:
Cast
Role:
Fran Walker
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Warren Beatty, Hank Henry, Charles Braswell, Olga Valéry
48. Doctor Faustus (1967)
11
2
Doctor Faustus
11
2

Dr. Faustus uses necromancy to conjure up a demon called Mephistopheles. He then goes on to sign a pact with Lucifer, bargaining his soul in exchange of Mephistopheles serving him as his slave for twenty-four years. Very soon he starts indulging in all kinds of whims. But as time passes, the excitement wears off and he decides to repent. But Lucifer is not ready to let him off.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Helen
Director:
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Andreas Teuber, Ram Chopra, Richard Carwardine
49. A Little Night Music (1977)
11
2
A Little Night Music
PG
11
2

Fredrick Egerman is yet to consummate his marriage with the virgin Anne. A bit frustrated, Fredrick goes to see his old lover, actress Desirée Armfeldt. Desirée wants Fredrick to marry her, in spite of her own married lover Count Mittelheim. Things reach a climax when all lovers and the Count’s wife get together at a party. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Desiree Armfeldt
Director:
Harold Prince
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Len Cariou, Lesley-Anne Down, Hermione Gingold, Diana Rigg
50. Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)
11
2
Love Is Better Than Ever
11
2

A small-town-girl Anastacia falls for a smart theater agent Jud Parker. Although he reciprocates her feelings, he doesn’t like her well enough to give up his bachelor life. However, Anastacia decides to set up a trap for him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anastacia (Stacie) Macaboy
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gene Kelly, Elinor Donahue, Josephine Hutchinson, Ann Doran
51. Identikit (1974)
11
2
Identikit
R
11
2

This Italian crime drama film revolves around a mentally unstable middle-aged woman named Lise, who experiences a series of bizarre encounters while she is in Rome, as she searches for someone who is going to kill her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lise
Director:
Giuseppe Patroni Griffi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Andy Warhol, Ian Bannen, Guido Mannari, Mona Washbourne
52. Boom (1968)
10
2
Boom
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Flora 'Sissy' Goforth
Director:
Joseph Losey
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Joanna Shimkus, Noël Coward, Michael Dunn
53. The Girl Who Had Everything (1953)
11
2
The Girl Who Had Everything
11
2

This romantic drama film tells the story of Steve Latimer, a defense attorney, who had recently agreed to defend a gambler Victor Raimondi, in a trial. Things get interesting when Jane, Steve’s daughter gets acquainted with Victor, and they start feeling attracted to one another.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jean Latimer
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, William Powell, Gig Young, Fernando Lamas
54. The Blue Bird (1976)
10
2
The Blue Bird
G
10
2

In this US-Soviet co-production, peasant kids, Tyltyl and Mytyl, set out to look for the Blue Bird of Happiness to make a young sick girl in the neighbourhood happy. The journey takes the two siblings to the kingdoms of past and future as well as the land of night and luxury. Accompanying them on their journey are human forms of various living and non-living things.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mother / Witch / Light / Maternal Love
Director:
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
55. Ash Wednesday (1973)
10
2
Ash Wednesday
R
10
2

After being married for 30 years, Barbara Sawyer starts feeling worried thinking that she is losing her husband. Fearing that she is also losing her beauty, she undergoes an expensive plastic surgery. While waiting for her husband to return so that she can surprise him, she soon finds herself drawn to a young man.

As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Sawyer
Director:
Larry Peerce
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Helmut Berger, Keith Baxter, Maurice Teynac
56. The Flintstones (1994)
8
3
The Flintstones
PG
8
3

The live-action adaptation of the beloved cartoon franchise finds the dim-witted but good-hearted Fred Flintstone promoted to his company’s vice president post after his best friend, Barney, replaces Fred’s test score with his own. But Fred’s good fortune turns sour when he unwittingly becomes involved in his boss Cliff Vandercave’s villainous schemes. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Levant
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
57. Young Toscanini (1988)
11
2
Young Toscanini
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nadina
Director:
Franco Zeffirelli
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
John Rhys-Davies, Franco Nero, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Pat Heywood
58. Stand Up and Cheer for the National Football League's Sixtieth Year (1981)
5
2
Stand Up and Cheer for the National Football League's Sixtieth Year
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Dick Harwood
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Susan Anton, Dick Butkus, George Blanda

TV Movie(s)

1. Return Engagement (1978)
12
2
Return Engagement
TV-PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Emily Loomis
Director:
Joseph Hardy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Allyn Ann McLerie, Joseph Bottoms, Peter Donat, James Ray
2. Between Friends (1983)
12
2
Between Friends
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Deborah Shapiro
Director:
Lou Antonio
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carol Burnett, Chuck Shamata, Henry Ramer, Bruce Grey
4. Divorce His - Divorce Hers (1973)
10
2
Divorce His - Divorce Hers
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Reynolds
Director:
Waris Hussein
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Barry Foster, Carrie Nye, Gabriele Ferzetti
5. Elizabeth Taylor: A Musical Celebration (2000)
12
2
Elizabeth Taylor: A Musical Celebration
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Hamish Hamilton
Genres:
Music, Biography
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, David Frost, Tony Bennett, John Barry
6. Malice in Wonderland (1985)
11
2
Malice in Wonderland
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Louella Parsons
Director:
Gus Trikonis
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Comedy
Star Cast:
Timothy Francis Robbins, Tim Robbins, Joyce Van Patten, Jane Alexander, Richard Dysart
7. Sweet Bird of Youth (1989)
10
2
Sweet Bird of Youth
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Princess Kosmonopolis
Director:
Nicolas Roeg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mark Harmon, Seymour Cassel, Valerie Perrine, Kevin Geer
8. Poker Alice (1987)
10
2
Poker Alice
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Moffit
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Tom Skerritt, David Wayne, George Hamilton, Richard Mulligan
9. There Must Be a Pony (1986)
10
2
There Must Be a Pony
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marguerite Sydney
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, William Windom, James Coco, Edward Winter

Animation(s)

Oz: The Tin Woodman's Dream (1967)
Oz: The Tin Woodman's Dream
As:
Producer
Director:
Harry Smith
Genres:
Short, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

Elton John: Original Sin (2002)
Elton John: Original Sin
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother Doris
Director:
David LaChapelle
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Mandy Moore, Elton John

Elizabeth Taylor Awards

Academy Awards
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Best Actress in a Leading Role 1967
BUtterfield 8 Best Actress in a Leading Role 1961
Golden Globe Awards
Winner World Film Favorite - Female 1974
Suddenly, Last Summer Best Actress - Drama 1960
BAFTA Awards
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Best British Actress 1967