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List of Dean Martin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Rio Bravo (1959)
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3
Rio Bravo
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3

Rio Bravo tells the story of a small-town sheriff in the American West, who enlists the help of a drunk, an old man, and a young gunfighter, in his attempts to fight off a ruthless cattle baron. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dude ('Borrachón')
Director:
Howard Hawks
Genres:
Drama, Action, Western
2. The Judy Garland Show (1962)
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4
The Judy Garland Show
13
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland,
6. Movin' with Nancy (1967)
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5
Movin' with Nancy
9
5

Movin’ with Nancy was a television special that aired in 1967. The film features Nancy Sinatra, well-known actress and singer, in a series of musical vignettes featuring herself and other artists.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy's 'Fairy Goduncle'
Director:
Jack Haley Jr.
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Nancy Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., David Winters, Lee Hazlewood
8. Career (1959)
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2
Career
14
2

An ambitious actor and World War II veteran, moves to New York City, as he is extremely determined to make a name for himself as a successful Broadway actor. Whether he is able to achieve this or not, forms the rest of the story. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Maurice 'Maury' Novak
Director:
Joseph Anthony
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carolyn Jones, Shirley MacLaine, Anthony Franciosa, Joan Blackman
9. Toys in the Attic (1963)
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3
Toys in the Attic
18
3

Julian Berniers returns to New Orleans with his young bride, Lily Prine, after his factory goes out of business. He is welcomed by his spinster sisters Carrie and Anna. Unfortunately, Carrie has incestuous desires for Julian and tricks Lily into betraying Julian. When Julian finds out the truth everybody abandons Carrie.

As:
Cast
Role:
Julian Berniers
Director:
George Roy Hill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gene Tierney, Geraldine Page, Wendy Hiller, Yvette Mimieux
10. Airport (1970)
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2
Airport
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2

Airport is a disaster suspense drama film which revolves around the manager of the Lincoln International Airport, who is trying his best to keep the airport open despite the fact that there is a snowstorm. Meanwhile a suicide bomber is planning to blow up an airliner in flight.

As:
Cast
Role:
Vernon Demerest
Director:
George Seaton, Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
12. Living It Up (1954)
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1
Living It Up
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1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dr. Steve Harris
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Fred Clark, Edward Arnold
13. Ocean's Eleven (1960)
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2
Ocean's Eleven
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2

Recently paroled con artist dapper Danny Ocean, the man who believes in action, rolls out another plan. Following three rules: Not to steal from the ones who don't deserve it, play the game like you have nothing to lose and not to hurt anyone, he orchestrates the most avant-garde heist in history. Will he succeed?

As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Harmon
Director:
Lewis Milestone
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Music
Star Cast:
Red Skelton, Frank Sinatra, Angie Dickinson, Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford
14. 5 Card Stud (1968)
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2
5 Card Stud
PG
19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Van Morgan
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Romance, Mystery, Western
Star Cast:
Denver Pyle, Inger Stevens, Robert Mitchum, Roddy McDowall, Katherine Justice
16. The Stooge (1951)
13
2
The Stooge
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Miller
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Frances Bavier, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen, Eddie Mayehoff, Marion Marshall
19. Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
11
4
Kiss Me, Stupid
PG-13
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dino
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Walston, Mel Blanc, Kim Novak, Felicia Farr, John Fiedler
20. Hollywood or Bust (1956)
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1
Hollywood or Bust
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Wiley
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anita Ekberg, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Maxie Rosenbloom
21. Ada (1961)
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3
Ada
14
3

Bo Gillis, an honest but naive gubernatorial candidate marries Ada Dallas, whom he has met shortly before his election, eventually beginning their life as the state’s first couple. But very soon, Bo finds that he is being fully controlled by his corrupt campaign manager. Things become even more complicated when Ada makes it known that she wants to be named as the new lieutenant governor.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bo Gillis
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Susan Hayward, Ralph Meeker, Martin Balsam, Wilfrid Hyde-White
22. Who Was That Lady? (1960)
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4
Who Was That Lady?
12
4

Ann Wilson sees her husband David, a university chemistry professor, kissing another woman and in fury seeks divorce. At the advice of his friend Mike, David lies to Ann claiming that he is an FBI officer and was working on his mission. Ann is excited, a bit too much perhaps. What follows is a series of trouble where even the FBI, the CIA and the KGB get involved.

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Haney
Director:
George Sidney
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
24. Rough Night in Jericho (1967)
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2
Rough Night in Jericho
17
2

An ex-lawman, Alex Flood, has taken an illegal hold over the town of Jericho, but widow Molly Lang fights to keep her stagecoach line out of his clutches. Her new employee, former deputy US marshal Dolan, tries to stay away realizing the futility of fighting Flood and his thugs. But when Flood’s men attack Molly, Dolan fights the goons and confronts Flood. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Flood
Director:
Arnold Laven
Genres:
Western, Romance
Star Cast:
25. You're Never Too Young (1955)
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1
You're Never Too Young
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Miles
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Raymond Burr, Jerry Lewis, Nina Foch, Diana Lynn
26. My Friend Irma (1949)
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2
My Friend Irma
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2

The story focuses on two friends rooming together: scatterbrained, but rather good-at-heart, Irma Peterson, and ambitious Jane Stacey, who dreams of marrying a rich man. Irma’s boyfriend is con artist Al, who also dreams of becoming rich and in a bid to make a quick bug convinces singer, Steve Laird, to give up his job and move in with Irma and Jane. Will their dream come true? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Marie Wilson, John Lund, Don DeFore
27. Scared Stiff (1953)
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2
Scared Stiff
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Todd
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Romance, Mystery, Comedy, Musical, Horror
Star Cast:
Carmen Miranda, Jerry Lewis, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, George Dolenz, Lizabeth Scott
28. Sailor Beware (1952)
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1
Sailor Beware
12
1

Melvin Jones, who is allergic to cosmetics, applies for the Navy to travel in the ocean as prescribed by a doctor and befriends Al Crowthers, who has a bad knee. After they are accepted, his friends make a bet prompting Melvin to kiss the star Corinne Calvet, enraging his new girlfriend Hilda and Al, who is courting Corinne.

As:
Cast
Role:
Al Crowthers
Director:
Hal Walker
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
James Dean, Jerry Lewis, Corinne Calvet, Leif Erickson
29. The Caddy (1953)
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2
The Caddy
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Joe Anthony
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Donna Reed, Jerry Lewis, Barbara Bates, Joseph Calleia
30. Texas Across the River (1966)
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4
Texas Across the River
TV-PG
15
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Hollis
Director:
Michael Gordon
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Peter Graves, Alain Delon, Joey Bishop, Rosemary Forsyth
31. The Silencers (1966)
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2
The Silencers
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Helm
Director:
Phil Karlson
Genres:
Music, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Arthur O'Connell, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono
33. Jumping Jacks (1952)
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1
Jumping Jacks
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1

Paratrooper Chick Allen takes help of his former partner, nightclub entertainer Hap Smith, in organizing a revue at Fort Belding, as he wishes to impress his commanding officer. For the performance, Hap takes on identity of an ill-fated soldier, Dogface Dolan; however, as the situations compel him to continue with the impersonation, accident-prone Hap creates chaos but ends up becoming a hero. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Cpl. Chick Allen
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Robert Strauss, Don DeFore, Mona Freeman
34. That's My Boy (1951)
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1
That's My Boy
11
1

An all American football hero, Jarring Jackson, is disappointed with his son. Although he considers Junior to be a nerdy weakling, he is not ready to give up and makes a deal with Bill Baker, who promises to turn Junior into a football star in lieu of free tuition. Junior finally makes to the college team, which followed by plenty of misadventure.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Baker
Director:
Hal Walker
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Sport
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Eddie Mayehoff, Marion Marshall, Ruth Hussey
35. The Cannonball Run (1981)
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3
The Cannonball Run
PG
17
3

The Cannonball Run is an action comedy sports film, which tells the story of a group of competitors who take part in a wild, illegal car race across America. The eccentric participants are even willing to play dirty tricks to emerge as the winner of the race.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Jamie Blake
Director:
Hal Needham
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Action
36. Murderers' Row (1966)
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2
Murderers' Row
TV-PG
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Helm
Director:
Henry Levin
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Action, Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, James Gregory, Camilla Sparv
37. Pardners (1956)
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2
Pardners
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Slim Moseley Jr. / Slim Moseley Sr.
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Western, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Agnes Moorehead, Jerry Lewis, Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow, Jackie Loughery
38. How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life (1968)
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3
How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life
13
3

This romantic comedy film tells the story of a carefree bachelor who tries to get his best friend drop his mistress and be loyal to his wife, but he finds his own life filled with romantic problems. 

As:
Cast
Role:
David Sloane
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Betty Field, Anne Jackson, Stella Stevens
39. Money from Home (1953)
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3
Money from Home
12
3

When Herman promises the mob to fix a racing horse to pay off his debts, his veterinarian cousin poses as a jockey to help him. However, things eventually go awry.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Herman 'Honey Talk' Nelson
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Richard Haydn, Pat Crowley, Marjie Millar
40. The Wrecking Crew (1968)
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2
The Wrecking Crew
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19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Helm
Director:
Phil Karlson
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Adventure, Action, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sharon Tate, Tina Louise, Chuck Norris, Elke Sommer, Nancy Kwan
41. Sergeants 3 (1962)
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2
Sergeants 3
14
2

Mike, Chip, and Larry are three U.S. Cavalry sergeants stationed in a Native American Territory in 1870. They join forces with former slave Jonah, who wants to become trooper, to fight a battle against a Native American chief who has united other Native Americans to destroy the invading American army. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Chip Deal
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop
42. All in a Night's Work (1961)
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2
All in a Night's Work
10
2

Tony Ryder inherits his uncle’s media empire after his uncle dies while on  avacation. Tony learns that his uncle was with a mysterious woman on the night he died. She is identified as Katie Robbins, a researcher working for their publication. Tony tries to get to know her and find out what she wants. But complications ensue as one thing leads to another.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Ryder
Director:
Joseph Anthony
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Shirley MacLaine, Charles Ruggles, Norma Crane
43. Come Blow Your Horn (1963)
10
2
Come Blow Your Horn
10
2

Alan Baker works for his father’s artificial-fruit company and is a carefree ladies’ man who never lets anything ruin a good time. When his brother Buddy moves in with him, Alan teaches him all his tricks. But a violent confrontation with a jealous husband forces Alan to reconsider his life choices.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Frank Sinatra, Lee J. Cobb, Molly Picon, Barbara Rush, Jill St. John
44. 3 Ring Circus (1954)
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1
3 Ring Circus
11
1

Penniless ex-soldiers and friends Jerry and Pete, who are in search of work, join a circus owned by a woman. They work as assistants to trapeze artist and lion tamer. As if the trouble the two create is not enough, Jerry aspires to be a clown and he’ll do anything – wash an elephant, tame a lion, just anything, to become a clown. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Peter 'Pete' Nelson
Director:
Joseph Pevney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Elsa Lanchester, Jerry Lewis, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Joanne Dru, Wallace Ford
45. My Friend Irma Goes West (1950)
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5
My Friend Irma Goes West
11
5

A sequel to My Friend Irma, the story shows Irma, Jane, Al, Steve and Seymour heading towards Hollywood, where Steve is supposed to have been offered a contract. But when the man turns out to be an escaped lunatic, they decide to head for Las Vegas, where Irma continues to court disasters and in the process becomes involved with a criminal gang. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Laird
Director:
Hal Walker
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Crime
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Marie Wilson, John Lund, Diana Lynn
46. Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963)
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2
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?
11
2

An actor who plays a surgeon on a popular TV series is chased by lots of female fans, including the unhappy wives of his best friends, due to his confident onscreen persona. However, his real life is quite a mess, and he is also unsure about his impending marriage to Melissa, a gorgeous art teacher.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Jason Steel
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carol Burnett, Elizabeth Montgomery, Martin Balsam, Richard Conte
47. Showdown (1973)
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3
Showdown
PG
13
3

Billy Massey and Chuck Jarvis were childhood friends until a woman came in between them. Now they stand at the opposite end of the law with Billy turning into a bank robber and Chuck a lawman. However, it does not stop them from joining forces in a final showdown against a common enemy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Massey
Director:
George Seaton
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Rock Hudson, Susan Clark, Donald Moffat, John McLiam
48. Marriage on the Rocks (1965)
12
2
Marriage on the Rocks
12
2

Workaholic Dan Edwards fails to notice or compliment his wife Valerie after nineteen years of marriage. When they end up getting divorced on their second honeymoon in Mexico, Valerie ends up accidentally getting married to Dan’s second in command Ernie. All things are restored at the end of this comedy of errors. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ernie Brewer
Director:
Jack Donohue
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Deborah Kerr, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Cesar Romero, Hermione Baddeley
49. At War with the Army (1950)
10
1
At War with the Army
10
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
1st Sgt. Vic Puccinelli
Director:
Hal Walker
Genres:
Musical, War, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Mike Kellin, Jimmie Dundee, Dick Stabile
50. Something Big (1971)
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3
Something Big
GP
11
3

A man kidnaps the wife of a cavalry commander intending to exchange her for a Gatling gun sold by a gunrunner, which he needs to rob a Mexican bandit. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Baker
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Denver Pyle, Honor Blackman, Ben Johnson, Brian Keith
51. Mr. Ricco (1975)
10
2
Mr. Ricco
PG
10
2

Mr Ricco is a crime drama film, which tells the story of Joe Ricco, a defense lawyer in San Francisco, who is hired to defend a black militant, who has been accused of murder. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Ricco
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Denise Nicholas, Eugene Roche, Thalmus Rasulala
53. Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957)
12
3
Ten Thousand Bedrooms
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray Hunter
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Slezak, Dewey Martin, Eva Bartok, Anna Maria Alberghetti
54. Who's Got the Action? (1962)
9
2
Who's Got the Action?
9
2

Melanie, who initially suspects that her preoccupied husband, Steve Flood, is having an affair, discovers that he is losing money on horse-betting. Concocting a plan, she persuades Steve’s associate Clint to set her up as Steve’s bookie, to save his losses. Instead, Steve starts winning, which makes the syndicate boss search for the mysterious bookie, landing Melanie in a hot spot. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Flood
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
55. Pepe (1960)
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3
Pepe
9
3

Ranch hand Pepe’s world is turned upside down when alcoholic Hollywood director Mr.Holt buys his beloved friend, a white stallion from its owner. Pepe then goes on an extraordinary adventure through Hollywood, meeting celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Durante, Zsa Zsa Gabór, Bing Crosby, and others before being reunited with his beloved stallion. 

As:
Cast
Director:
George Sidney
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
56. The Ambushers (1967)
13
2
The Ambushers
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Helm
Director:
Henry Levin
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Janice Rule, James Gregory, Albert Salmi, Senta Berger
58. Birds Do It (1966)
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5
Birds Do It
7
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Marton
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Groucho Marx, Doris Dowling, Tab Hunter, Arthur O'Connell

TV Movie(s)

1. Lucy Gets Lucky (1975)
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3
Lucy Gets Lucky
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Jack Donohue
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Jackie Coogan, Joey Forman, Bruce Gordon
3. Christmas at Sea World (1981)
4
1
Christmas at Sea World
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Charlie Callas, Lynn Anderson, Buck Owens
4. Half Nelson (1985)
8
2
Half Nelson
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rory Calhoun, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, George Kennedy, Fred Williamson, Bubba Smith

TV Shows and Videos

The Dean Martin Show (1965)
The Dean Martin Show
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (263 episodes, 1965-1974)
Director:
Greg Garrison, Bill Colleran
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Male
Funny Business (1992)
Funny Business
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 1992)
Director:
David Hinton
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Hugh Armstrong, Laurette Ben-Nathan, Bill Hicks

Dean Martin Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Dean Martin Show Best TV Star - Male 1967
Grammy Awards
Winner Lifetime Achievement Award 2009