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List of Frank Sinatra Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. None But the Brave (1965)
39
6
None But the Brave
39
6
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Frank Sinatra
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Tatsuya Mihashi, Takeshi Katô, Homare Suguro, Kenji Sahara
2. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
49
7
The Man with the Golden Arm
TV-14
49
7

The Man with the Golden Arm is an American drama film which tells the story of Frankie Machine, a heroin addict, who is released from jail. He struggles to avoid slipping back into addiction, and meanwhile, he also tries to rebuild his life.

As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie Machine
Director:
Genres:
Film-Noir, Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak, Arnold Stang, Darren McGavin
3. Von Ryan's Express (1965)
55
10
Von Ryan's Express
55
10

This war action adventure film takes us to the Second World War and it revolves around Colonel Ryan, a US Army Air Corps pilot, who finds himself captured by the enemy. Now, he must win the support of the British prisoners of war, so that they can plan a daring escape together.

As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Joseph L. Ryan
Director:
Mark Robson
Genres:
War, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
James Brolin, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carrà, Brad Dexter, Sergio Fantoni
4. The Joker Is Wild (1957)
30
5
The Joker Is Wild
30
5

A musical biopic, this movie traces the life of the famous singer and comedian Joe E. Lewis. When a young Lewis refuses to sing for a club, its owner has his vocal cords cut. Years later, with encouragement from his girlfriend Letty Page, he succeeds in becoming a comedian. However, his drinking and gambling habits create problems for him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe E. Lewis
Director:
Charles Vidor
Genres:
Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
5. From Here to Eternity (1953)
89
17
From Here to Eternity
TV-PG
89
17

The movie follows the lives and love interests of three US Army soldiers deployed in Hawaii and is set in the months leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This Academy Award-winning American war drama-romance is based on a 1951 novel of the same name.

As:
Cast
Role:
Angelo Maggio
Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor
6. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
104
20
The Manchurian Candidate
104
20

Towards the end of the Korean War, a platoon of captured US soldiers is taken to Manchuria by their captors. Three days later, Staff Sergeant Raymond Shaw and Captain Bennett Marco return to UN lines and eventually to the USA to a hero’s welcome. But very soon, Marco starts having terrible nightmare, unaware that he has been brainwashed by the communists. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Major Bennett Marco
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
7. High Society (1956)
45
8
High Society
45
8

A musical remake of the 1940 film The Philadelphia Story, which itself was based on a play of the same name, this film tells the story of a famed jazz musician, who attempts to regain the affection of his ex-wife, after she decides to get married to another man.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Connor
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
8. Sinatra (1969)
10
2
Sinatra
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host / Performer
Director:
Tim Kiley
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Ray Brown
9. The Tender Trap (1955)
24
5
The Tender Trap
24
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Y. Reader
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Celeste Holm, Carolyn Jones, David Wayne, Jarma Lewis
10. Pal Joey (1957)
38
9
Pal Joey
38
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Joey Evans
Director:
George Sidney
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Reed, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, Barbara Nichols, Bobby Sherwood
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
11. Guys and Dolls (1955)
48
12
Guys and Dolls
48
12

A gambler in New York is challenged to take a female missionary to Havana. However, they fall for each other on the way.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan Detroit
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime, Musical
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Vivian Blaine, Robert Keith
12. On the Town (1949)
39
10
On the Town
39
10

Gabey, Chip and Ozzie are three sailors who are on a 24-hour leave in New York City, and they decide to make every second count. However, things get complicated when all three of them fall in love with three different women.

As:
Cast
Role:
Chip
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Gene Kelly, Judy Holliday, Bea Benaderet, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin
14. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
22
6
Anchors Aweigh
TV-G
22
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Clarence Doolittle
Director:
George Sidney
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, War
Star Cast:
Gene Kelly, Kathryn Grayson, José Iturbi, Dean Stockwell
15. Young at Heart (1954)
34
10
Young at Heart
34
10
As:
Cast
Role:
Barney Sloan
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Ethel Barrymore, Gig Young, Dorothy Malone
16. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
20
6
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
20
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis Ryan
Director:
Busby Berkeley
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Gene Kelly, Esther Williams, Betty Garrett, Edward Arnold
17. The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
16
6
The Devil at 4 O'Clock
16
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Kerwin Mathews, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Grégoire Aslan
18. Kings Go Forth (1958)
13
5
Kings Go Forth
13
5
As:
Cast
Role:
1st Lt. Sam Loggins
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
War, Action, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Natalie Wood, Tony Curtis, Leora Dana, Karl Swenson
19. Lady in Cement (1968)
13
5
Lady in Cement
R
13
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Rome
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Raquel Welch, Richard Conte, Martin Gabel, Lainie Kazan
20. The Miracle of the Bells (1948)
12
5
The Miracle of the Bells
12
5

Hollywood press agent Bill Dunnigan arrives in the home town of actress Olga Treskovna with her body to honor her last request of being buried there. But he meets with hostility and lacks the funds. Desperate to honor her wishes, he convinces the churches to ring the bells for three days and prays for a miracle. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Father Paul
Director:
Irving Pichel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fred MacMurray, Alida Valli, Lee J. Cobb, Harold Vermilyea
23. Come Blow Your Horn (1963)
10
5
Come Blow Your Horn
10
5

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
Role:
Alan Baker
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Norman Lear, Dean Martin, Lee J. Cobb, Molly Picon, Barbara Rush, Jill St. John
24. Contract on Cherry Street (1977)
9
4
Contract on Cherry Street
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dep. Insp. Frank Hovannes
Director:
William A. Graham
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Martin Balsam, Jay Black, Verna Bloom, Joe De Santis
25. Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)
9
5
Dirty Dingus Magee
GP
9
5

Hoke Birdsill arrives in Yerkey's Hole demanding justice after being robbed by Dingus Magee. The town’s mayor, Belle Nops, who is also the owner of the local bordello makes him sheriff. After several battles of one-upmanship with each other, Magee and Birdsill team up to bring the bordello down. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dingus Billy Magee
Director:
Burt Kennedy
Genres:
Western, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson, Lois Nettleton, Jack Elam
26. It Happened in Brooklyn (1947)
10
5
It Happened in Brooklyn
10
5

Danny Miller returns to Brooklyn after World War II to gain a successful career as a singer. He meets music teacher, Anne Fielding, and develops feelings for her. But when Danny's shy friend and heir to a duke, Jamie Shellgrove, comes to live with him, a romantic chemistry develops between Anne and Jamie. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Webson Miller
Director:
Richard Whorf
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jimmy Durante, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Gloria Grahame
27. Suddenly (1954)
22
11
Suddenly
22
11
As:
Cast
Role:
John Baron
Director:
Lewis Allen
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Sterling Hayden, James Gleason, Nancy Gates, Kim Charney
28. Reveille with Beverly (1943)
6
3
Reveille with Beverly
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Music, War, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ann Miller, William Wright, Dick Purcell, Franklin Pangborn
29. Ocean's Eleven (1960)
20
10
Ocean's Eleven
20
10

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:
Danny Ocean
Director:
Lewis Milestone
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Music
Star Cast:
Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson, Red Skelton, Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford
31. Tony Rome (1967)
9
4
Tony Rome
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Rome
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands, Jill St. John, Richard Conte, Simon Oakland
32. Meet Danny Wilson (1951)
7
3
Meet Danny Wilson
7
3

Danny Wilson, and his partner, Mike, are two small-time singers. One night, they meet an entertainer named Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at a nightclub which is owned by Nick Driscoll. However, Nick wants half of Danny’s future income. Danny agrees and soon his career reaches new heights.

As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Wilson
Director:
Joseph Pevney
Genres:
Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Raymond Burr, Alex Nicol, Vaughn Taylor
33. Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
9
5
Robin and the 7 Hoods
9
5

The murder of boss Big Jim Stevens leaves a void at the top. Gisborne - the one who planned Stevens' murder, takes over. But Stevens always treated Robbo like his son and wanted him to succeed him whenever the time was right. This triggers a gangland war. Jim's sophisticated and beautiful daughter, Marian Stevens, intervenes, but she has her own ulterior motives.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Robbo
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Musical
Star Cast:
37. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
25
14
Around the World in 80 Days
25
14

Around the World in 80 Days is an Oscar winning adventure comedy film which is based on a novel of the same name by Jules Verne. The story revolves around Phileas Fogg, an English gentleman, living in the 19th century, who makes a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days.  Along with his French valet Passepartout, he sets out on an adventurous journey.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Romance, Adventure
38. The Shining Future (1944)
5
3
The Shining Future
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
LeRoy Prinz
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Olive Blakeney, Jack Carson, Benny Goodman
40. Higher and Higher (1943)
5
4
Higher and Higher
5
4

Higher and Higher is a romantic comedy drama musical film which revolves around Cyrus Drake, a piano manufacturer who used to be a millionaire, but is currently going through bankruptcy. He is unable to pay his household staff for seven months. When his wife and daughter is on a long trip abroad, they all plan a scheme to pass off the attractive maid as his daughter, so that she can be married off to a rich man. Millie is however in love with Mike, one of the servants.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Tim Whelan
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Mary Wickes, Victor Borge, Michèle Morgan, Jack Haley, Leon Errol, Marcy McGuire
41. Step Lively (1944)
5
4
Step Lively
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Glenn Russell
Director:
Tim Whelan
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
George Murphy, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Slezak
42. Sergeants 3 (1962)
6
4
Sergeants 3
6
4

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, Producer
Role:
First Sgt. Mike Merry
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop
43. Double Dynamite (1951)
5
4
Double Dynamite
5
4

Johnny Dalton, a poor bank teller, wants to marry his doting girlfriend, Mildred ‘Mibs’ Goodhue, but lacks the funds. When he saves a bookie named Harris from attackers, Harris gives Johnny the chance to earn ample money by betting on fixed races. Unfortunately, Johnny becomes a suspect for a bank robbery and must seek his friend Emile’s help. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Dalton
Director:
Irving Cummings
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Jane Russell, Groucho Marx, Don McGuire, Howard Freeman
44. The Naked Runner (1967)
5
4
The Naked Runner
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Laker
Director:
Sidney J. Furie
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Peter Vaughan, Derren Nesbitt, Nadia Gray, Toby Robins
46. The First Deadly Sin (1980)
6
4
The First Deadly Sin
R
6
4
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Edward Delaney
Director:
Brian G. Hutton
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Faye Dunaway, James Whitmore, Bruce Willis, David Dukes, George Coe
47. A New Kind of Love (1963)
5
4
A New Kind of Love
5
4

Samantha Blake, a ladies fashion buyer, doesn’t want to romance due to her past experience. Steve Sherman is a womanizing newspaper reporter who first meets her on a flight to Paris and later mistakes her for a high class prostitute after she undergoes a makeover in the city. The encounter turns from simple fun to something more serious when the two genuinely fall for each other.

As:
Cast
Director:
Melville Shavelson
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
48. Johnny Concho (1956)
5
4
Johnny Concho
5
4

Brother of a notorious gunfighter, Johnny Concho takes advantage of his position to bully the townsfolk of Cripple Creek. However, when Tallman arrives, claiming to have killed Concho's brother and who treats people worse than Concho, he has no option left than to muster courage and stand up for himself and the people of his town. Concho now has to earn the respect of Cripple Creek by fighting Tallman.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Johnny Concho / Johnny Collins
Director:
Don McGuire
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Claude Akins, Keenan Wynn, William Conrad, Phyllis Kirk, Wallace Ford
49. Marriage on the Rocks (1965)
5
4
Marriage on the Rocks
5
4

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:
Dan Edwards
Director:
Jack Donohue
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nancy Sinatra, Dean Martin, Deborah Kerr, Cesar Romero, Hermione Baddeley
50. The Pride and the Passion (1957)
6
5
The Pride and the Passion
6
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Miguel
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, War, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Sophia Loren, Cary Grant, Theodore Bikel, John Wengraf
51. Assault on a Queen (1966)
5
4
Assault on a Queen
5
4

When treasure hunters Rosa Lucchesi and Vic Rossiter, with diver, Mark Brittain, and ex-U-boat officer, Eric Lauffnauer, find a sunken WWII German submarine, they plan to use it to rob the British cruise-liner HMS Queen Mary on the high seas. As Mark and Vic vie for Rosa’s affection, the group tries to pull the dangerous heist. Do they succeed in their plan? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Brittain
Director:
Jack Donohue
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa, Richard Conte, Alf Kjellin
52. Pepe (1960)
5
4
Pepe
5
4

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
54. The Kissing Bandit (1948)
5
5
The Kissing Bandit
5
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Ricardo
Director:
Laslo Benedek
Genres:
Western, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Kathryn Grayson, J. Carrol Naish, Mildred Natwick, Mikhail Rasumny

TV Shows

The Frank Sinatra Show
8
2
The Frank Sinatra Show
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Jack Donohue, John Peyser
Genres:
Music

Director

None But the Brave (1965)
10
5
None But the Brave
10
5
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Frank Sinatra
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Tatsuya Mihashi, Takeshi Katô, Homare Suguro, Kenji Sahara

Narrator/Dubbing

Paris - When It Sizzles (1964)
9
6
Paris - When It Sizzles
9
6
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Frank Sinatra (singing voice) (uncredited)
Director:
Richard Quine
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Mel Ferrer, William Holden, Tony Curtis, Grégoire Aslan, Raymond Bussières

Special appearance/Cameo

Ship Ahoy (1942)
9
5
Ship Ahoy
9
5

A Broadway dancer, who has been hired to perform on an ocean liner heading for Rio, unwittingly gets involved in a plot to smuggle out a prototype explosive mine for the Nazis. On the ship, she meets a pup fiction writer and although the two hit off initially they later fall apart. But by then their bags get switched.  

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Frank Sinatra (uncredited)
Director:
Edward Buzzell
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Bert Lahr, Virginia O'Brien
Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)
9
6
Meet Me in Las Vegas
9
6

Yearly, rancher Chuck Rodwell travels to Las Vegas for gambling, but invariably ends up losing. Maria Corvier is the ballet-dancer at ‘Sand’s’ where Chuck discovers that she is lucky for him as he wins whenever he holds her hands. Aspiring for stardom, Maria is indifferent initially; but gradually they fall in love. Will they continue to hold hands up to the altar?  

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Man at Slot Machine (uncredited)
Director:
Roy Rowland
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
The Road to Victory (1944)
5
4
The Road to Victory
5
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Frank Sinatra (uncredited)
Director:
LeRoy Prinz
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, Cary Grant, Olive Blakeney, Jack Carson, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
Las Vegas Nights (1941)
5
4
Las Vegas Nights
5
4

Norma, Mildred and Patsy, are three sisters who work as vaudeville performers. Along with Patsy’s husband, they arrive in Las Vegas, hoping to turn an old building they inherited into a trendy nightclub. They earn a significant sum at the casino, but lose it quickly. They soon get involved with a shady lawyer, who wants their property for himself.  

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Frank Sinatra - Singer in Tommy Dorsey's Band (uncredited)
Director:
Ralph Murphy
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Phil Regan, Bert Wheeler, Constance Moore, Virginia Dale

Frank Sinatra Awards

Academy Awards
From Here to Eternity Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1954
Golden Globe Awards
Pal Joey Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1958
From Here to Eternity Best Supporting Actor 1954
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Vocal Performance, Male 1959
Winner Best Arrangement 1959
Winner Album of the Year 1959
Winner Best Album Cover 1959
Winner Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance 1996
Winner Best Album Notes 1987
Winner Best Historical Album 1983
Winner Best Album Notes 1981
Winner Best Arrangement 1960
Winner Best Vocal Performance, Male 1960
Winner Album of the Year 1960
Winner Trustees Awards 1979
Winner Bing Crosby Award 1965
Winner Legend Award 1995
Winner Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical 1967
Winner Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or Instrumentalist 1967
Winner Best Album Notes 1967
Winner Best Vocal Performance, Male 1967
Winner Album of the Year 1967
Winner Record of the Year 1967
Winner Best Vocal Performance, Male 1966
Winner Album of the Year 1966
Winner Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or Instrumentalist 1966
Winner Best Album Notes 1966