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List of Danny Thomas Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
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I'll See You in My Dreams
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Prolific lyricist Gus Kahn’s luck changes for the better when he meets and falls in love with Grace LeBoy, who becomes his composer. Later Gus and Grace get married and he achieves even more success until he loses all his savings in the 1929 stock-market crash. 

Role:
Gus Kahn
Starring:
Doris Day, Mary Wickes, James Gleason, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore
Directed By:
2. The Unfinished Dance (1947)
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2
The Unfinished Dance
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Meg is a pretty girl who looks up to the top ballerina of the school Ariane Bouchet, but she gets upset when she finds out that Ariane is going to play the lead in the school production. Therefore, she decides to cause problems and sabotage it.      

Role:
Mr. Paneros
Starring:
Elinor Donahue, Esther Dale, Margaret O'Brien, Cyd Charisse
Directed By:
Henry Koster
3. Big City (1948)
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Big City
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Role:
Cantor David Irwin Feldman
Starring:
George Murphy, Robert Preston, Margaret O'Brien, Karin Booth
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
4. Looking for Love (1964)
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Looking for Love
9
2
Starring:
Connie Francis, Barbara Nichols, Joby Baker, Jim Hutton
Directed By:
Don Weis
5. Call Me Mister (1951)
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Call Me Mister
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A soldier stationed in Japan tries to impress his old love, when he finds out that she is putting on a show for the troops.

Role:
Stanley
Starring:
Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Dale Robertson, Benay Venuta
Directed By:
Lloyd Bacon
6. The Jazz Singer (1952)
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The Jazz Singer
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Jess Robin wants to be a popular jazz singer but his father, who lives as a traditional Jew, doesn’t want his son following this particular career. Defying both his father as well as his wife, Jess leaves New York in order to pursue his dreams.  

Role:
Jerry Golding
Starring:
Peggy Lee, Mildred Dunnock, Alex Gerry, Eduard Franz
Directed By:
7. Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
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Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title
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This American comedy film tells the story of a few foreign spies who mistake a diner cook for a Soviet astronaut. The cook must now evade capture as well as prove his identity before it is too late.

Starring:
Directed By:
Harmon Jones

TV Movie(s)

1. Remember When (1974)
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Remember When
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2
Starring:
William Schallert, Jack Warden, Jamie Smith-Jackson, Robby Benson, Margaret Willock
Directed By:
Buzz Kulik
2. The Return of Mod Squad (1979)
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The Return of Mod Squad
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Starring:
Peggy Lipton, Tom Bosley, Todd Bridges, Clarence Williams III, Tige Andrews, Michael Cole
Directed By:
George McCowan
3. Samurai (1979)
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Samurai
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Starring:
James Shigeta, Dana Elcar, Charles Cioffi, Joe Penny, Beulah Quo
Directed By:
Lee H. Katzin
4. The Ballad of Andy Crocker (1969)
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The Ballad of Andy Crocker
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Starring:
Lee Majors, Agnes Moorehead, Joey Heatherton, Jimmy Dean, Bobby Hatfield, Marvin Gaye
Directed By:
George McCowan
5. The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969)
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The Over-the-Hill Gang
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2
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Kristin Nelson, Andy Devine, Gypsy Rose Lee, Edgar Buchanan, Jack Elam
Directed By:
Jean Yarbrough
6. Second Chance (1972)
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Second Chance
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Starring:
Rosey Grier, Brian Keith, Pat Carroll, William Windom, Elizabeth Ashley, Roosevelt Grier
Directed By:
Peter Tewksbury
7. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970)
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The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again
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Starring:
Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, Chill Wills
Directed By:
George McCowan
8. The Pigeon (1969)
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The Pigeon
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Starring:
Pat Boone, Ricardo Montalban, Dorothy Malone, Sammy Davis Jr., Victoria Vetri
Directed By:
Earl Bellamy
9. Three on a Date (1978)
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Three on a Date
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Starring:
Patrick Wayne, Ray Bolger, June Allyson, John Byner
Directed By:
Bill Bixby
10. Wake Me When the War Is Over (1969)
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Wake Me When the War Is Over
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2
Starring:
Eva Gabor, Werner Klemperer, Hans Conried, Ken Berry, Danielle De Metz
Directed By:
Gene Nelson
11. The Monk (1969)
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The Monk
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Starring:
Janet Leigh, Mary Wickes, Jack Albertson, Carl Betz, George Maharis, Rick Jason
Directed By:
George McCowan
12. Carter's Army (1970)
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Carter's Army
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2
Starring:
Richard Pryor, Rosey Grier, Billy Dee Williams, Stephen Boyd, Susan Oliver, Robert Hooks
Directed By:
George McCowan
13. Captain Newman, M.D. (1972)
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Captain Newman, M.D.
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2
Starring:
Jim Hutton, Bill Fiore, Joan Van Ark
14. Side by Side (1988)
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Side by Side
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Role:
Charlie Warren
Starring:
Sid Caesar, Milton Berle, Marjorie Lord, Morey Amsterdam
Directed By:
Jack Bender

Animation(s)

Journey Back to Oz (1972)
Journey Back to Oz
G
Plot:

A tornado in Kansas causes a girl named Dorothy to become unconscious, and she re-appears in the Land of Oz.  She encounters the cousin of the Wicked Witch of the West, who is attacking the Emerald City, with an army of monstrous green elephants. 

Starring:
Mel Blanc, Mickey Rooney, Ethel Merman, Paul Lynde, Liza Minnelli, Milton Berle, Margaret Hamilton
Directed By:
Hal Sutherland
Cricket on the Hearth (1967)
Cricket on the Hearth
Role:
Himself / Caleb (voice)
Starring:
Roddy McDowall, Paul Frees, Hans Conried, Marlo Thomas
Directed By:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

TV Shows and Videos

The Jack Benny Program (1950)
The Jack Benny Program
Starring:
Oscar Levant, James Stewart, Sean Connery, Humphrey Bogart, Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Monroe, Liberace
Directed By:
Frederick De Cordova, Ralph Levy, Norman Abbott, Seymour Berns, Don Weis
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957)
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour
Starring:
William Frawley, Lucille Ball, Vivian Vance, Ann Sothern, Desi Arnaz
Directed By:
Jerry Thorpe, Desi Arnaz
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)
The Dick Van Dyke Show
TV-G
Starring:
Richard Dawson, Barry Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Denver Pyle, Garry Marshall, Dick Van Dyke, Bob Crane
Directed By:
John Rich, Theodore J. Flicker, Alan Rafkin, Howard Morris, Peter Baldwin
The Andy Griffith Show (1960)
The Andy Griffith Show
TV-G
Starring:
Ron Howard, Teri Garr, Rob Reiner, Andy Griffith, Gavin MacLeod, Buddy Ebsen, Bob Denver
Directed By:
Bob Sweeney, Lee Philips, Alan Rafkin, Coby Ruskin, Don Weis
Get Smart (1965)
Get Smart
TV-G
Starring:
Alice Ghostley, Martin Landau, Don Rickles, Carol Burnett, Fred Willard, Broderick Crawford, Ernest Borgnine
Directed By:
Bruce Bilson, Reza Badiyi, Charles R. Rondeau, Earl Bellamy, Richard Benedict
Four Star Revue (1950)
Four Star Revue
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (21 episodes, 1950-1952)
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, David Niven, Bette Davis, Celeste Holm, Bob Hope, Harpo Marx, Jimmy Durante
Directed By:
Joseph Santley, Sid Smith, Nat Hiken, Grey Lockwood, Ernest D. Glucksman
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967)
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
Starring:
Steve Martin, Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen
Directed By:
Bill Davis, Marty Pasetta, Stan Harris, Tim Kiley, Sam Gary
The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967)
The Guns of Will Sonnett
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Harry Dean Stanton, Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Claude Akins, Cloris Leachman, Denver Pyle
Directed By:
Jack Arnold, Michael O'Herlihy, Richard C. Sarafian, Thomas Carr, Jean Yarbrough
Zane Grey Theater (1956)
Zane Grey Theater
Starring:
Claudette Colbert, Wayne Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Mel Ferrer, Eddie Albert, Sterling Holloway, James Garner
Directed By:
John English, William D. Faralla, James Sheldon, Robert Florey, Robert Gordon
The Real McCoys (1957)
The Real McCoys
Starring:
Tom Skerritt, Adam West, Tina Louise, Joyce Bulifant, Sterling Holloway, Denver Pyle, Walter Brennan
Directed By:
Hy Averback, David Alexander, Richard Crenna, Sidney Miller, Charles Barton
Happy Days (1974)
Happy Days
TV-G
Starring:
Scott Baio, Suzi Quatro, Tom Hanks, Jane Wyatt, Cassandra Peterson, Marion Ross, Amy Irving
Directed By:
Jerry Paris, Frank Buxton, Herb Wallerstein, Mel Ferber, George Tyne
Make Room for Daddy (1953)
Make Room for Daddy
Role:
Danny Williams / ... (344 episodes, 1953-1964)
Starring:
Frances Bavier, Dinah Shore, Robert Reed, Veronica Cartwright, Jack Benny, Dean Martin, Zsa Zsa Gabor
Directed By:
Sheldon Leonard, Danny Thomas, William Asher, Alan Rafkin, Coby Ruskin
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor Starring in a Regular Series
The Danny Thomas Hour (1967)
The Danny Thomas Hour
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (22 episodes, 1967-1968)
Starring:
Geraldine Chaplin, Jerry Lewis, Jeanne Crain, Bobby Darin, May Britt, Olivia de Havilland, Carolyn Jones
Directed By:
Danny Thomas, Richard C. Sarafian, Robert Gist, Alan Handley, Buddy Bregman
The New People (1969)
The New People
Starring:
Richard Dreyfuss, Tiffany Bolling, Zooey Hall, David Moses, Peter Ratray, Jill Jaress
Directed By:
Charles S. Dubin, Corey Allen, George McCowan, Nicholas Webster, Harry Harvey Jr.
I'm a Big Girl Now (1980)
I'm a Big Girl Now
Role:
Dr. Benjamin Douglass (19 episodes, 1980-1981)
Starring:
James Cromwell, Martin Short, Corey Feldman, Diana Canova, Rori King, Sheree North
Directed By:
Jon Sharp, John Bowab, Doug Rogers, Tony Mordente
It's a Living (1980)
It's a Living
Starring:
Jane Leeves, Bob Saget, Joe Mantegna, Alan Oppenheimer
The Bill Dana Show (1963)
The Bill Dana Show
Starring:
John Fiedler, Jonathan Harris, Gary Crosby, Bill Dana, Don Adams
Directed By:
Danny Thomas
Make Room for Granddaddy (1970)
Make Room for Granddaddy
Role:
Danny Williams (24 episodes, 1970-1971)
Starring:
Diana Ross, Lucille Ball, Sid Caesar, Milton Berle, Rosey Grier, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord
Directed By:
John Rich, Danny Thomas
That Girl (1966)
That Girl
TV-PG
Starring:
Dick Van Patten, Slim Pickens, John Aniston, George Carlin, William Christopher, Richard Dreyfuss, Paul Lynde
Directed By:
James Frawley, Seymour Robbie, John Rich, Russ Mayberry, Danny Arnold
Here's Lucy (1968)
Here's Lucy
Starring:
Richard Burton, Helen Hayes, O. J. Simpson, George Burns, David Frost, Elsa Lanchester, Lloyd Bridges
Directed By:
Coby Ruskin, Jack Donohue, Herbert Kenwith, George Marshall, Jack Baker
The Joey Bishop Show (1961)
The Joey Bishop Show
Starring:
Dawn Wells, Don Knotts, Sterling Holloway, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Barbara Stanwyck, Abby Dalton
Directed By:
Jerry Paris, James V. Kern, Mel Ferber, David Lowell Rich
Kojak (1973)
Kojak
TV-PG
Starring:
Edward James Olmos, Leslie Nielsen, Season Hubley, Scatman Crothers, F. Murray Abraham, Shelley Winters, Jeffrey Tambor
Directed By:
Charles S. Dubin, Jeannot Szwarc, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Russ Mayberry, Nicholas Sgarro
Benson (1979)
Benson
Starring:
Jerry Seinfeld, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Ted Danson, Scatman Crothers, Rene Auberjonois, Robert Guillaume
Directed By:
Linda Day, John Rich, Peter Baldwin, Mark Warren, John Bowab
Rango (1967)
Rango
Starring:
Carolyn Jones, Norman Alden, Tim Conway, Guy Marks, Michael Carr
McCloud (1970)
McCloud
Starring:
Jackie Cooper, Carl Weathers, Adam Faith, Britt Ekland, John Carradine, Linda Evans, Jane Seymour
Directed By:
E.W. Swackhamer, Ron Satlof, Bruce Kessler, Russ Mayberry, Lou Antonio
The Mod Squad (1968)
The Mod Squad
Starring:
David Cassidy, Ray Walston, Vincent Price, Della Reese, Martin Sheen, Lesley Ann Warren, Keenan Wynn
Directed By:
Gene Nelson, Robert Michael Lewis, Earl Bellamy, George McCowan, Jerry Jameson
The Practice (1976)
The Practice
Role:
Dr. Jules Bedford (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Starring:
Lucille Ball, David Spielberg, Shelley Fabares, Dena Dietrich
Directed By:
Noam Pitlik, Richard Kinon, Bill Persky, Tony Mordente, Roger Morden
The Bob Hope Show (1952)
The Bob Hope Show
Starring:
Ginger Rogers, Nipsey Russell, Ray Milland, Ingrid Bergman, Dean Martin, Jack Benny, Veronica Cartwright
Directed By:
Jack Shea, Dick McDonough, Jim Jordan, Bill Ward
One Big Family (1986)
One Big Family
Role:
Jake Hatton (25 episodes, 1986-1987)
Starring:
Kim Gillingham, Anastasia Fielding, Michael DeLuise, Alison McMillan
The Tycoon (1964)
The Tycoon
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Jerome Cowan, Van Williams, Grace Albertson, Ted Bessell
Empty Nest (1988)
Empty Nest
Starring:
Phil Hartman, Matthew Perry, Angie Dickinson, Betty White, Doris Roberts, Edd Byrnes, Rider Strong
Directed By:
Steve Zuckerman, Hal Cooper, Dinah Manoff, Doug Smart

Danny Thomas Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Make Room for Daddy Best Actor Starring in a Regular Series 1955