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List of Frankie Avalon Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Casino (1995)
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Casino
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Based on Nicholas Pileggi’s book Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas, the movie follows the rise of mobster Sam “Ace” Rothstein after he takes charge of Las Vegas’ Tangiers Casino. Complicated personal relationships, corrupt politicians and the ever-changing Las Vegas eventually leads to his fall. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
2. Grease (1978)
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Grease
PG
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3

Grease is the story of greaser Danny Zuko and Australian transfer student, Sandy Olsson in the 1950s. The two fall in love during summer but break up when Sandy has to move back to Australia. However, she doesn’t move back and misunderstandings develop between the two. The two eventually find their way back to each other. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
3. The Alamo (1960)
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2
The Alamo
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2

The Alamo is a Western historical war drama film which takes to the middle of the 19th century, where Mexican forces are invading Texas. Though the Mexican forces are stronger in number and have better arms and training, the Texans are not willing to give up, and their morale still remains high.

As:
Cast
Role:
Smitty
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, War, Western, History
4. Panic in Year Zero! (1962)
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2
Panic in Year Zero!
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rick Baldwin
Director:
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Joan Freeman, Mary Mitchel
5. Sail a Crooked Ship (1961)
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Sail a Crooked Ship
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2

Based on a novel of the same name, Sail a Crooked Ship is a comedy film which tells the story of Bugsy, who has an idea to steal a ship in New York City, and use it for a bank robbery in Boston. However, since neither him nor anyone in his gang has any idea on sailing, they kidnap an ex-Naval officer Gilbert to force him to sail for them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ens. Rodney J. Foglemeyer
Director:
Irving Brecher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Carolyn Jones, Ernie Kovacs, Dolores Hart
6. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
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2
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Irwin Allen
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Joan Fontaine, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Sterling
7. The Take (1974)
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2
The Take
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny James
Director:
Robert Hartford-Davis
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Sorrell Booke, Eddie Albert, Billy Dee Williams, Tracy Reed
8. Beach Party (1963)
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2
Beach Party
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Annette Funicello, Vincent Price, Harvey Lembeck, Robert Cummings
9. Guns of the Timberland (1960)
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Guns of the Timberland
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2

Logger Jim Hadley obtains government grant to cut forests for a prime prospect outside Northwestern town of Deep Wells. A conflict arises when the town’s people, led by rancher Laura Riley, oppose as felling of trees would lead to mudslides during monsoon and erosion of topsoil would destroy their range for cattle. Things come to a head when loggers refuse to withdraw.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bert Harvey
Director:
Robert D. Webb
Genres:
Western, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jeanne Crain, Alan Ladd, Gilbert Roland, Lyle Bettger
11. Jamboree! (1957)
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2
Jamboree!
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Lockwood
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Connie Francis, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Bowen, Buddy Knox
13. I'll Take Sweden (1965)
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2
I'll Take Sweden
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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:
Kenny Klinger
Director:
Frederick De Cordova
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dina Merrill, Bob Hope, Tuesday Weld, Jeremy Slate
15. Ski Party (1965)
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2
Ski Party
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Todd Armstrong
Director:
Alan Rafkin
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Annette Funicello, June Foray, Dwayne Hickman, Yvonne Craig
16. The Castilian (1963)
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The Castilian
9
3

Don Sancho is a King in Spain, in the 10th century, who is known for his tyrannical ways. He is in league with the Moors when they invade the kingdom, and he banishes nobleman Fernán González from his kingdom. However, the latter returns with the help of Sancho’s daughter, and raises an army to march against the Moors.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jerifán
Director:
Javier Setó
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Cesar Romero, Tomás Blanco, Espartaco Santoni
17. Blood Song (1982)
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2
Blood Song
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9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Levi
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dane Clark, Richard Jaeckel, Antoinette Bower, Donna Wilkes
18. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
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2
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine
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9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Craig Gamble
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart, Jack Mullaney
19. Fireball 500 (1966)
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2
Fireball 500
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dave Owens
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Drama, Musical, Sport
Star Cast:
Annette Funicello, Chill Wills, Harvey Lembeck, Fabian
21. Drums of Africa (1963)
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2
Drums of Africa
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brian Ferrers
Director:
James B. Clark
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Torin Thatcher, Lloyd Bochner, Hari Rhodes, Mariette Hartley
22. Muscle Beach Party (1964)
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Muscle Beach Party
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Annette Funicello, Don Rickles, Peter Lorre, John Ashley, Luciana Paluzzi
23. Sergeant Dead Head (1965)
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2
Sergeant Dead Head
NR
9
2

Sergeant Deadhead sets off a rocket during a parade, and therefore he is sent to a guardhouse by his commanding officer. He eventually attempts to escape, but this time, he boards a rocket by accident and launches himself to space with a chimpanzee. When he returns, it seems that his brains got swapped with the chimpanzee’s.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sergeant O.K. Deadhead / Sergeant Donovan
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Buster Keaton, Deborah Walley, Cesar Romero, Fred Clark
24. Horror House (1969)
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2
Horror House
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris
Director:
Michael Armstrong
Genres:
Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Dennis Price, George Sewell, Mark Wynter, Jill Haworth
25. Pajama Party (1964)
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2
Pajama Party
8
2

Go-Go is an intelligence officer and Martian scout sent to Earth to pave the way for a full-fledged invasion. But when his power pack malfunctions he is rescued by Earthling and kindly widow, Aunt Wendy. On Earth, Go-Go falls in love with Connie and ultimately saves Earth from his fellow Martians. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Romance, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Musical
26. How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
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3
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini
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8
3

When Frankie has to go for his Naval Reserve military duty in Tahiti, he enlists the help of a witch doctor Bwana to ensure that his girlfriend Dee Dee does not fall for any other guy. When advertising executive Ricky arrives, Bwana dispatches a mysterious beauty Cassandra to keep him away from Dee Dee. However Cassandra attracts other attention as well.

As:
Cast
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery, Annette Funicello, Mickey Rooney, Buster Keaton, Dwayne Hickman, Brian Donlevy, Harvey Lembeck
27. Operation Bikini (1963)
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1
Operation Bikini
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Seaman Joseph Malzone
Director:
Anthony Carras
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Scott Brady, Jim Backus, Tab Hunter
28. The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1967)
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The Million Eyes of Sumuru
6
1

A pretty yet evil woman, Sumuru, conspires to rule the world and replace all the male leaders with her all-female sexy brigade. While investigating the killing of the security chief of Sinonesian president, secret agents, Nick West and Tommy Carter, discover Sumuru’s deadly organization. How do they deal with the lethal vixen and her army, known as ‘The Million Eyes of Sumuru'?

As:
Cast
Role:
Tommy Carter
Director:
Lindsay Shonteff
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Klaus Kinski, George Nader, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Shirley Eaton

TV Movie(s)

1. Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around (1978)
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2
Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie
Director:
Richard Benedict
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Annette Funicello, Herb Edelman, Samuel Benedict, Nick Benedict
3. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (1995)
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2
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Corcoran
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Len Cariou, Annette Funicello, Linda Lavin, David Lipper

Animation(s)

Alakazam the Great (1960)
Alakazam the Great
Plot:

Alakazam the Great is a fantasy adventure film which tells the story of a monkey king who learns the secrets of magic and becomes quite arrogant. In order to make up for his troubles, the gods send him on a mission to accompany a prince on a journey filled with dangers, monsters, demons and cannibals.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Daisaku Shirakawa, Taiji Yabushita, Osamu Tezuka
Genres:
Music, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Star Cast:
Sterling Holloway, Jonathan Winters, Kiyoshi Komiyama, Noriko Shindô

TV Shows and Videos

Amigos del martes (1961)
Amigos del martes
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Musical
Star Cast:
Gustavo Re, Franz Johan, Herta Frankel, Luis Aguilé
The John Byner Comedy Hour (1972)
The John Byner Comedy Hour
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 1972)
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Ted Knight, John Byner, Teresa Graves, R.G. Brown
The Bing Crosby Show (1964)
The Bing Crosby Show
As:
Cast
Director:
James Sheldon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine, Beverly Garland, Frank McHugh, Carol Faylen