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List of Dina Merrill Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Desk Set (1957)
12
2
Desk Set
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sylvia Blair
Director:
Walter Lang
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Gig Young, Joan Blondell, Spencer Tracy
3. The Sundowners (1960)
12
2
The Sundowners
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jean Halstead
Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Peter Ustinov
4. The Player (1992)
12
2
The Player
TV-MA
12
2

The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
6. The Young Savages (1961)
12
2
The Young Savages
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Karin Bell
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas, Burt Lancaster, Edward Andrews, Larry Gates
7. The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
11
2
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rita Behrens
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Glenn Ford, Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens
8. Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)
11
2
Anna to the Infinite Power
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Robert Wiemer
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Mark Patton, Donna Mitchell, Martha Byrne, Jack Ryland
9. Don't Give Up the Ship (1959)
11
2
Don't Give Up the Ship
11
2

When an entire destroyer escort the U.S.S. Kornblatt disappears on its way to being decommissioned, Lieutenant John Paul Steckler, the last person to command it, is tasked to find the ship. With Congressman Mandeville breathing down his neck, Steckler is forced to postpone his honeymoon and go on a trip to find the fate of the Kornblatt. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ens. Rita J. Benson
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Claude Akins, Mickey Shaughnessy, Robert Middleton, Diana Spencer
10. BUtterfield 8 (1960)
11
2
BUtterfield 8
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Liggett
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Mildred Dunnock, Eddie Fisher, Laurence Harvey
11. Catch Me If You Can (1959)
11
2
Catch Me If You Can
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gilbert Roland, Cesare Danova, Jonathan Harris, Greta Thyssen
12. Twenty Plus Two (1961)
10
2
Twenty Plus Two
10
2

Twenty Plus Two is a mystery crime thriller film which takes us to the life of Tom Alder, an investigator who specializes in finding lost heirs for families. He is asked by a police friend to investigate the murder of the secretary of a movie star’s fan club. He soon finds a possible connection linking to a missing heiress who has been missing since thirteen years.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nicki Kovacs
Director:
Joseph M. Newman
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Agnes Moorehead, Jeanne Crain, William Demarest, David Janssen
13. Suture (1993)
10
2
Suture
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Jameson
Director:
Scott McGehee, David Siegel
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Haysbert, Mel Harris, Sab Shimono, Michael Harris
18. Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)
10
2
Just Tell Me What You Want
R
10
2

This romantic comedy revolves around a New York City corporate head, Max Herschel, who has a miserable marriage, and also has several ongoing affairs with some of his junior colleagues. One of them decides to leave him, as he refuses to take her more seriously, and starts dating a young writer Steven Routledge. However, Max refuses to take rejection, and continues to pursue her. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Alan King, Myrna Loy, Ali MacGraw
19. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
9
2
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hyams
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Amber Tamblyn, Joel David Moore, Orlando Jones, Jesse Metcalfe
20. Running Wild (1973)
9
2
Running Wild
G
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Whit Colby
Director:
Robert McCahon
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Gilbert Roland, Morgan Woodward, Pat Hingle
21. I'll Take Sweden (1965)
9
2
I'll Take Sweden
9
2

A single father is unhappy with his daughter’s choice of husband-to-be. To find a way out, he accepts a transfer to Stockholm and takes his daughter along with him. But once in Norway, he finds that environ there is sexually far more liberal than in US, forcing him to reconsider his earlier opinion about his future son-in-law. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Karin Granstedt
Director:
Frederick De Cordova
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Frankie Avalon, Bob Hope, Tuesday Weld, Jeremy Slate
22. A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed (1958)
9
2
A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margie Solitaire
Director:
Henry Levin
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Frances Bavier, Tom Ewell, Mickey Shaughnessy, Madge Kennedy
23. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
9
2
Mighty Joe Young
PG
9
2

Jill Young is best friends with a legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe, and the two grow up together. Joe is eventually taken to an animal sanctuary in California by Gregg O’Hara, a zoologist. However, they are unaware of the fact that a poacher is trying to hunt Joe down. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Underwood
Genres:
Fantasy, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth, David Paymer
24. Throw Out the Anchor! (1974)
6
1
Throw Out the Anchor!
G
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lindy Baker
Director:
John Hugh
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Egan, Alison Arngrim, Phil Lopp, Edwin Hugh
25. Caddyshack II (1988)
6
1
Caddyshack II
PG
6
1

Caddyshack II is a comedy film which tells the story of a real estate tycoon who is extremely annoyed after a snobbish country club denies him membership. He decides to take revenge by purchasing the club and turning it into an amusement park.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cynthia Young
Director:
Allan Arkush
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Chynna Phillips, Randy Quaid, Dan Aykroyd, Brian McNamara, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon
26. The Meal (1975)
5
1
The Meal
R
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kelley Fielding (as Miss Dina Merrill)
Director:
R. John Hugh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Leon Ames, Carl Betz, Vicki Powers, Mark Featherstone-Witty
27. Aru heishi no kake (1970)
12
2
Aru heishi no kake
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly Allen
Director:
Keith Larsen, Koji Senno, Nobuaki Shirai
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Toshirô Mifune, Dale Robertson, Frank Sinatra Jr., Michiyo Aratama
28. Fear (1990)
10
2
Fear
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rockne S. O'Bannon
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Lauren Hutton, Stan Shaw, Michael O'Keefe
29. Open Season (1995)
8
2
Open Season
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Wuhl
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, Tom Selleck, Rod Taylor, Robert Wuhl, Lloyd Adams, Barry Flatman, Eric Bryson
30. The Point of Betrayal (1995)
8
2
The Point of Betrayal
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Martini
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Ann Cusack, Rod Taylor, Rebecca Broussard, Rick Johnson
31. Milk & Money (1996)
8
2
Milk & Money
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen, David's Mother
Director:
Michael Bergmann
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Calista Flockhart, Marin Hinkle, Denise Faye, Robert Petkoff
32. Twisted (1986)
7
1
Twisted
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Nell Kempler
Director:
Adam Holender
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, Lois Smith, Dan Ziskie, Tandy Cronyn

TV Movie(s)

1. The Tenth Month (1979)
13
3
The Tenth Month
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Cele
Director:
Joan Tewkesbury
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Carol Burnett, Cristina Raines, Keith Michell, Melissa Converse
2. The Lonely Profession (1969)
13
3
The Lonely Profession
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Douglas Heyes
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Dean Jagger, Joseph Cotten, Fernando Lamas, Harry Guardino
3. Seven in Darkness (1969)
12
2
Seven in Darkness
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Caffey
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Milton Berle, Michael Fox, Bill Dyer
4. Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971)
12
2
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian Greher
Director:
Robert Day
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Bosley, Dan Dailey, Desi Arnaz Jr., Christopher Norris
5. The Brass Ring (1983)
12
2
The Brass Ring
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Director:
Bob Balaban
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sylvia Sidney, Carrie Kei Heim, Tichina Arnold, April Lerman
7. Family Flight (1972)
11
2
Family Flight
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Florence Carlyle
Director:
Marvin J. Chomsky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Rod Taylor, Gene Nelson, Janet Margolin, Kristoffer Tabori
8. The Sunshine Patriot (1968)
11
2
The Sunshine Patriot
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brancie Hagen
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Cliff Robertson, Luther Adler, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Cliff Robertson
9. The Expendables (1962)
14
3
The Expendables
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara
Star Cast:
Zachary Scott, Mike Connors,
10. Turn Back the Clock (1989)
10
2
Turn Back the Clock
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Elikann
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Gene Barry, David Dukes, Connie Sellecca, Jere Burns
12. A Chance of Snow (1998)
9
2
A Chance of Snow
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Bill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, JoBeth Williams, Michael Ontkean, Barbara Barrie
13. Not in My Family (1993)
8
2
Not in My Family
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Otto
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Brandon, Joanna Kerns, Richard Gilliland, Valerie Landsburg
14. The Glow (2002)
8
2
The Glow
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Phoebe Janusz
Director:
Craig R. Baxley
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Portia de Rossi, Hal Linden, Dean Cain, Joseph Campanella
15. Something Borrowed, Something Blue (1997)
8
2
Something Borrowed, Something Blue
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gwen Arner
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Twiggy, Jameson Parker, Ken Howard, Connie Sellecca
16. The Alan King Show (1986)
7
1
The Alan King Show
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Drake
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Catherine Keener, Alan King, David Knell

TV Shows and Videos

Hot Pursuit (1984)
Hot Pursuit
As:
Cast
Role:
Estelle Modrian (12 episodes, 1984)
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Preston, Dinah Manoff, Kerrie Keane, Eric Pierpoint
Daktari (1966)
Daktari
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Sterling Holloway, Marshall Thompson, Cheryl Miller, Judy the Chimpanzee
Mickey (1964)
Mickey
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Whorf
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Emmaline Henry
Kingston: Confidential (1976)
Kingston: Confidential
As:
Cast
Director:
Raymond Burr
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Raymond Burr, Sorrell Booke, Pamela Hensley, Robert Mandan