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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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gus Kahn
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Mary Wickes, James Gleason, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore
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.      

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Paneros
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Elinor Donahue, Esther Dale, Margaret O'Brien, Cyd Charisse
3. Big City (1948)
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2
Big City
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cantor David Irwin Feldman
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Murphy, Robert Preston, Margaret O'Brien, Karin Booth
4. Looking for Love (1964)
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Looking for Love
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Connie Francis, Barbara Nichols, Joby Baker, Jim Hutton
5. Call Me Mister (1951)
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Call Me Mister
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2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Stanley
Director:
Lloyd Bacon
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Dale Robertson, Benay Venuta
6. The Jazz Singer (1952)
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The Jazz Singer
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2

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry Golding
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music
Star Cast:
Peggy Lee, Mildred Dunnock, Alex Gerry, Eduard Franz
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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2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Harmon Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
8. The Unbroken Circle: A Tribute to Mother Maybelle Carter (1979)
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The Unbroken Circle: A Tribute to Mother Maybelle Carter
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As:
Producer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Lynn Anderson

TV Movie(s)

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

Animation(s)

Journey Back to Oz (1972)
Journey Back to Oz
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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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Hal Sutherland
Genres:
Animation, Musical, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Cricket on the Hearth (1967)
Cricket on the Hearth
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself / Caleb (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Roddy McDowall, Paul Frees, Hans Conried, Marlo Thomas

TV Shows and Videos

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967)
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Davis, Marty Pasetta, Stan Harris, Tim Kiley, Sam Gary
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen
The New People (1969)
The New People
As:
Producer
Director:
Charles S. Dubin, Corey Allen, George McCowan, Nicholas Webster, Harry Harvey Jr.
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss, Tiffany Bolling, Zooey Hall, David Moses, Peter Ratray, Jill Jaress
I'm a Big Girl Now (1980)
I'm a Big Girl Now
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Benjamin Douglass (19 episodes, 1980-1981)
Director:
Jon Sharp, John Bowab, Doug Rogers, Tony Mordente
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Martin Short, Corey Feldman, Diana Canova, Rori King, Sheree North
It's a Living (1980)
It's a Living
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Leeves, Bob Saget, Joe Mantegna, Alan Oppenheimer
The Bill Dana Show (1963)
The Bill Dana Show
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Danny Thomas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Fiedler, Jonathan Harris, Gary Crosby, Bill Dana, Don Adams
Rango (1967)
Rango
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Carolyn Jones, Norman Alden, Tim Conway, Guy Marks, Michael Carr
The Practice (1976)
The Practice
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Jules Bedford (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Director:
Noam Pitlik, Richard Kinon, Bill Persky, Tony Mordente, Roger Morden
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, David Spielberg, Shelley Fabares, Dena Dietrich
One Big Family (1986)
One Big Family
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Hatton (25 episodes, 1986-1987)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kim Gillingham, Anastasia Fielding, Michael DeLuise, Alison McMillan
The Tycoon (1964)
The Tycoon
As:
Producer
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Jerome Cowan, Van Williams, Grace Albertson, Ted Bessell

Danny Thomas Awards

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