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List of Gary Cooper Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. High Noon (1952)
82
5
High Noon
PG
82
5

Newly married U.S. Marshall Will Kane is preparing for retirement with his wife Amy when he gets the news that notorious criminal Frank Miller and his gang are coming to exact revenge on him. Unfortunately, he finds the townspeople, he protected from Miller turn cowards and must face Miller alone. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Marshal Will Kane
Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Genres:
Thriller, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Thomas Mitchell, Grace Kelly, Katy Jurado
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama
2. Sergeant York (1941)
69
5
Sergeant York
69
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Alvin C. York
Director:
Howard Hawks
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Stanley Ridges, George Tobias, Joan Leslie
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
3. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
60
7
The Pride of the Yankees
TV-PG
60
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Gehrig
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Teresa Wright, Dan Duryea, Babe Ruth
4. Friendly Persuasion (1956)
62
3
Friendly Persuasion
62
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jess Birdwell
Director:
William Wyler
Genres:
War, Romance, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Robert Middleton, Richard Eyer
5. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
52
5
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
TV-G
52
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Longfellow Deeds
Director:
Frank Capra
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille, George Bancroft, Jean Arthur
6. Meet John Doe (1941)
48
3
Meet John Doe
48
3
As:
Cast
Role:
John Doe
Director:
Frank Capra
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Spring Byington, Walter Brennan, Edward Arnold, Gary Cooper
7. Beau Geste (1939)
44
5
Beau Geste
TV-PG
44
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Beau Geste
Director:
William A. Wellman
Genres:
Drama, War, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Susan Hayward, Ray Milland, Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston
8. The Hanging Tree (1959)
46
3
The Hanging Tree
46
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Joseph 'Doc' Frail
Director:
Vincent Sherman, Karl Malden, Delmer Daves
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Karl Malden, Maria Schell, Karl Swenson, George C. Scott
9. The Westerner (1940)
40
5
The Westerner
40
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Cole Harden
Director:
William Wyler
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Western
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Forrest Tucker, Doris Davenport, Fred Stone
10. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
46
3
For Whom the Bell Tolls
46
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Jordan
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
History, Romance, Adventure, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Akim Tamiroff, Ingrid Bergman, Vladimir Sokoloff, Arturo de Córdova
11. Vera Cruz (1954)
42
3
Vera Cruz
42
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Benjamin Trane
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Cesar Romero, Burt Lancaster, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson
12. Ball of Fire (1941)
29
6
Ball of Fire
29
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. Bertram Potts
Director:
Howard Hawks
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, S.Z. Sakall, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers
13. Man of the West (1958)
37
3
Man of the West
37
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Link Jones
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Romance, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Lord, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur O'Connell, Gary Cooper
14. Unconquered (1947)
36
4
Unconquered
36
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Christopher Holden
Director:
Genres:
History, Romance, Drama, Western, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Boris Karloff, Cecil Kellaway, Paulette Goddard, Gary Cooper
15. Lilac Time (1928)
14
6
Lilac Time
14
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Philip Blythe
Director:
Frank Lloyd, George Fitzmaurice
Genres:
War, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kathryn McGuire, Colleen Moore, Eugenie Besserer, Burr McIntosh
16. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
31
2
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
31
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Billy Mitchell
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
War, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery, Rod Steiger, Charles Bickford, Ralph Bellamy
17. The Fountainhead (1949)
32
7
The Fountainhead
32
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Howard Roark
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Douglas, Patricia Neal, Kent Smith, Raymond Massey
18. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
13
6
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
13
6
As:
Cast
Director:
Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson
19. Wings (1927)
12
2
Wings
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast
Genres:
Romance, Drama, War, Action
Star Cast:
Clara Bow, El Brendel, Richard Tucker, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
20. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
22
2
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
22
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Alan McGregor
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Franchot Tone, C. Aubrey Smith, Richard Cromwell, Guy Standing
21. The Plainsman (1936)
31
3
The Plainsman
31
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Wild Bill Hickok
Director:
Genres:
History, War, Western, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Bickford, Jean Arthur, James Ellison, Helen Burgess
22. The Virginian (1929)
26
1
The Virginian
26
1

A ranch foreman hires his old friend for a job, but the two eventually become competing suitors. After the foreman succeeds, his friend joins a local gang of cattle thieves, after which the foreman is forced to have his friend lynched. But later saddled with guilt, he swears to kill the leader of the gang as well. 

As:
Cast
Role:
The Virginian
Director:
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Walter Huston, Mary Brian, Helen Ware, Richard Arlen
23. North West Mounted Police (1940)
33
2
North West Mounted Police
33
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dusty Rivers
Director:
Genres:
Action, History, Drama, Western, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Preston Foster, Paulette Goddard, Madeleine Carroll, Cecil B. DeMille
24. Operator 13 (1934)
11
2
Operator 13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Jack Gailliard
Director:
Richard Boleslawski
Genres:
Romance, Western, History, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Hattie McDaniel, Marion Davies, Ted Healy, Jean Parker
25. Ten North Frederick (1958)
27
5
Ten North Frederick
27
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Joseph B. 'Joe' Chapin
Director:
Philip Dunne
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Tully, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Diane Varsi, Suzy Parker
26. Love in the Afternoon (1957)
26
8
Love in the Afternoon
26
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Flannagan
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, John McGiver, Van Doude
27. Along Came Jones (1945)
31
0
Along Came Jones
31
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Melody Jones
Director:
Stuart Heisler
Genres:
Romance, Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Duryea, William Demarest, Loretta Young, Frank Sully
28. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
17
3
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
17
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Brandon
Director:
Ernst Lubitsch
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Niven, Claudette Colbert, Edward Everett Horton, Elizabeth Patterson, Gary Cooper
29. The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
24
2
The Story of Dr. Wassell
24
2

The Story of Dr. Wassell is a war film inspired by the war-time activities of Dr. Corydon M Wassell during the Second World War. The film portrays how Dr. Wassell coordinates the wounded servicemen and leads them to safety, after the American forces withdraw from Java, before the Japanese invasion. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Corydon M. Wassell
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War, Adventure, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Dennis O'Keefe, Laraine Day, Cecil B. DeMille, Signe Hasso
30. Morocco (1930)
14
0
Morocco
14
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Légionnaire Tom Brown
Director:
Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Adolphe Menjou, Ullrich Haupt, Eve Southern, Marlene Dietrich
31. Garden of Evil (1954)
24
1
Garden of Evil
24
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hooker
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Romance, Western, Action, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Cameron Mitchell, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Cooper
32. The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926)
11
3
The Winning of Barbara Worth
11
3

After her parents’ death while trying to cross the California desert, Barbara is rescued and raised by a rancher. Fifteen years later, an engineer comes to their settlement with the task of diverting the Colorado River and begins to vie with a local cowboy for Barbara’s affection. But his task is not easy as his employer refuses to release the required fund, resulting in catastrophic flood. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Abe Lee
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
Drama, Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul McAllister, Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, Charles Lane
33. Springfield Rifle (1952)
29
3
Springfield Rifle
29
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Alex 'Lex' Kearney
Director:
André De Toth
Genres:
War, Western
Star Cast:
Philip Carey, Paul Kelly, David Brian, Phyllis Thaxter
34. Design for Living (1933)
10
5
Design for Living
10
5
As:
Cast
Role:
George Curtis
Director:
Ernst Lubitsch
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton, Fredric March, Franklin Pangborn
35. A Farewell to Arms (1932)
26
1
A Farewell to Arms
26
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Frederic Henry
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Helen Hayes, Jack La Rue, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips
36. Distant Drums (1951)
29
4
Distant Drums
29
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Quincy Wyatt
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Action, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Arthur Hunnicutt, Ray Teal, Richard Webb, Mari Aldon
37. City Streets (1931)
13
1
City Streets
13
1

Nan Cooley is falsely implicated in the murder of bootlegger, Blackie, by the actual murderer, her father Pop Cooley. To free Nan, her boyfriend, The Kid, is forced to join the mob. When Nan is released, she catches the eye of mob chief Big Fella Maskal leading to a deadly confrontation between him and The Kid. 

As:
Cast
Role:
The Kid
Director:
Rouben Mamoulian
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Film-Noir, Crime
Star Cast:
Paul Lukas, Paulette Goddard, William 'Stage' Boyd, Sylvia Sidney
38. Peter Ibbetson (1935)
12
2
Peter Ibbetson
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Ibbetson
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ida Lupino, Douglass Dumbrille, John Halliday, Ann Harding
39. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)
22
2
The Cowboy and the Lady
22
2

Mary Smith, the bored daughter of presidential hopeful Horace Smith, is living a scandal-free life. She falls in love with cowboy Stretch Willoughby who hates high society. Mary pretends to be a maid hiding her true identity and the two get married. Life gets complicated as both of her lives catch up with one another. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Stretch
Director:
Stuart Heisler, William Wyler, H.C. Potter
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Patsy Kelly, Fuzzy Knight, Merle Oberon
40. The Texan (1930)
18
0
The Texan
18
0
As:
Cast
Role:
aka 'Quico,' The Llano Kid Enrique
Director:
John Cromwell
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Emma Dunn, Fay Wray, Oscar Apfel, James A. Marcus
41. It (1927)
7
1
It
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Josef von Sternberg, Clarence G. Badger
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner
42. The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
20
2
The Wreck of the Mary Deare
20
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gideon Patch
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams, Charlton Heston, Cecil Parker
43. Desire (1936)
11
1
Desire
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Bradley
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
John Halliday, Marlene Dietrich, William Frawley, Ernest Cossart
44. The Eagle (1925)
8
2
The Eagle
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
History, Drama, Romance, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Nichols, Albert Conti, James A. Marcus, Vilma Bánky
45. Task Force (1949)
19
0
Task Force
19
0

Naval Aviator, Jonathan L. ‘Scotty’ Scott, has served 28 years in the American navy and has advocated the power of aircraft carriers. When Pearl Harbor is attacked by the Japanese, Lieutenant Commander Scott, first with USS Enterprise, and later with the USS Franklin proves the worth of aircraft carriers in a war. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan L. Scott
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Julie London, Walter Brennan, Wayne Morris, Bruce Bennett, Jane Wyatt
46. The Spoilers (1930)
10
0
The Spoilers
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Roy Glenister
Director:
Edwin Carewe
Genres:
Western, Action
Star Cast:
Kay Johnson, William 'Stage' Boyd, Betty Compson, Harry Green
47. If I Had a Million (1932)
9
1
If I Had a Million
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Gallagher
Director:
Norman Taurog, William A. Seiter, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, H. Bruce Humberstone
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Oakie, Charles Laughton, George Raft, Richard Bennett
48. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
19
0
Saratoga Trunk
19
0

Clio Dulaine is the illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic New Orleans family who returns home to take revenge on those who wronged her mother. On her journey, she meets Texan gambler Clint Maroon, who is on a revenge path himself against railroaders who ruined his father. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Clint Maroon
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Western, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ingrid Bergman, Flora Robson, Jerry Austin, John Warburton
49. Souls at Sea (1937)
13
0
Souls at Sea
13
0

After he learns that the ship he is working on is carrying slaves, Taylor, a sailor and abolitionist, plans the release of the slaves from his vessel. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael 'Nuggin' Taylor
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Frances Dee, Harry Carey, George Raft, Henry Wilcoxon
50. The General Died at Dawn (1936)
14
0
The General Died at Dawn
14
0

In a turbulent China, an American mercenary O'Hara is assigned to aid the arms supply of the authorities of a province destroyed by a brutal warlord General Yang. However, while on his way to Shanghai to purchase arms, he meets and falls for Judy Perrie whose father is associated with Yang.

As:
Cast
Role:
O'Hara
Director:
Lewis Milestone
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Adventure, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Akim Tamiroff, Madeleine Carroll, Porter Hall, Dudley Digges
51. Cloak and Dagger (1946)
13
0
Cloak and Dagger
13
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. Alvah Jesper
Director:
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller, War, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Alda, J. Edward Bromberg, Lilli Palmer, Vladimir Sokoloff
52. They Came to Cordura (1959)
19
2
They Came to Cordura
19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Major Thomas Thorn
Director:
Robert Rossen
Genres:
History, Adventure, War, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Richard Conte, Tab Hunter
53. The Vanishing American (1925)
8
0
The Vanishing American
8
0
As:
Cast
Director:
George B. Seitz
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Lois Wilson, Noah Beery, Malcolm McGregor, Richard Dix
54. Old Ironsides (1926)
6
2
Old Ironsides
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Cruze
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Charles Farrell, Wallace Beery, George Bancroft, Esther Ralston
55. Seven Days Leave (1930)
7
1
Seven Days Leave
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kenneth Downey
Director:
Richard Wallace
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Beryl Mercer, Daisy Belmore, Nora Cecil, Tempe Pigott
56. The Wolf Song (1929)
7
3
The Wolf Song
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Lash
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Louis Wolheim, Michael Vavitch, Lupe Velez, Constantine Romanoff
57. The Real Glory (1939)
14
3
The Real Glory
14
3

Set against the backdrop of the Moro Rebellion in 1906, the film focuses on the bravery and dedication of a small American contingent stationed at the Philippine island of Mindanao, where the local population is being regularly killed and abducted by Moro guerrillas. The main task of the contingent is to train the native Philippine Constabulary so that they can defend themselves.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Bill Canavan
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
History, War
Star Cast:
Reginald Owen, David Niven, Broderick Crawford, Andrea Leeds
58. Alias Jesse James (1959)
14
0
Alias Jesse James
14
0

Foolish insurance agent Milford Farnsworth unwittingly sells life insurance worth US $100000 to notorious outlaw Jesse James. Farnsworth is then sent to the West to protect James, to protect the investment. But Jesse plans on killing Farnsworth and he must survive while falling in love with the beautiful Cora Lee Collins. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Z. McLeod
Genres:
Western, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
James Garner, Bob Hope, Jim Davis, Bing Crosby, Wendell Corey
59. One Sunday Afternoon (1933)
9
1
One Sunday Afternoon
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Biff Grimes
Director:
Stephen Roberts
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Neil Hamilton, Roscoe Karns, Fay Wray, Frances Fuller
60. Only the Brave (1930)
8
0
Only the Brave
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. James Braydon
Director:
Frank Tuttle
Genres:
Romance, War
Star Cast:
Mary Brian, Phillips Holmes, Morgan Farley, James Neill
61. Bright Leaf (1950)
10
1
Bright Leaf
10
1

Brant Royle returns to his hometown in Kingsmont, North Carolina, to build a new tobacco company and go up against tobacco magnate, Major Singleton, who had driven Brant and his father out of town. While Brant manages to win initially, his marriage to Singleton’s daughter Margaret contributes to his downfall. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Brant Royle
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Patricia Neal, Jack Carson, Donald Crisp, Lauren Bacall
62. The Naked Edge (1961)
10
1
The Naked Edge
10
1

When businessman, Jason Root, is murdered, the only two people present at the scene are George Radcliffe and Donald Heath. Heath is found guilty on George’s testimony but when a letter with a blackmail threat from one Jeremy Gray turns up accusing George of the crime, his wife Martha takes it upon herself to find the truth. 

As:
Cast
Role:
George Radcliffe
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Diane Cilento, Deborah Kerr, Hermione Gingold, Eric Portman
63. The Wedding Night (1935)
9
2
The Wedding Night
9
2

Bankrupt novelist, Tony Barrett, and his wife, Dora, are forced to move into Tony’s run-down farm in Connecticut. There Tony’s neighbor buys a piece of his land and Dora returns to New York. Tony stays behind and becomes romantically involved with his neighbor’s daughter Manya. Tragedy strikes the night Manya weds her fiancé, Fredrick. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Barrett
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sig Ruman, Ralph Bellamy, Helen Vinson, Anna Sten
64. Children of Divorce (1927)
6
1
Children of Divorce
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Edward D. 'Ted' Larrabee
Director:
Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Einar Hanson, Norman Trevor
65. The Shopworn Angel (1928)
8
1
The Shopworn Angel
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
William Tyler
Director:
Richard Wallace
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Lukas, Roscoe Karns, Nancy Carroll, Emmett King
66. Arizona Bound (1927)
6
1
Arizona Bound
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dave Saulter
Director:
John Waters
Genres:
Action, Western
Star Cast:
El Brendel, Betty Jewel, Jack Dougherty, Christian J. Frank
67. The Drug Store Cowboy (1925)
8
0
The Drug Store Cowboy
8
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Park Frame
Genres:
Western, Action, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jean Arthur, Robert Walker, Franklyn Farnum, Malcolm Denny
68. You're in the Navy Now (1951)
14
1
You're in the Navy Now
14
1

You’re in the Navy Now is a 1951 comedy film, which tells us the story of a newly commissioned Navy officer during the World War II, who wants duty at sea, but is instead assigned to an experimental project. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. John W. Harkness
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Jane Greer, John McIntire, Lee Marvin, Gary Cooper
69. Good Sam (1948)
14
1
Good Sam
14
1

Good Sam is a drama film, based on a book of the same name by Dete Meserve. The film tells the story about an unknown person who leaves cash on seemingly random doorsteps, and an investigative news reporter who tries to find out this person’s identity. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Clayton
Director:
Leo McCarey
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ray Collins, Ann Sheridan, Edmund Lowe, Joan Lorring
70. I Take This Woman (1931)
8
1
I Take This Woman
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom McNair
Director:
Marion Gering
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Carole Lombard, Lester Vail, Helen Ware, Charles Trowbridge
71. Dallas (1950)
16
2
Dallas
16
2

Blayde Hollister seeks revenge on Marlow brothers who killed his family in Georgia. In his pursuit he is helped by retiring Marshal Wild Bill Hickok. Hollister switches identity with the new Dallas marshal Martin Wetherby and one after another kills his enemies. A love triangle between Hollister, Wetherby and his fiance Tonia also begins.

As:
Cast
Role:
Blayde 'Reb' Hollister
Director:
Stuart Heisler
Genres:
Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Ruth Roman, Steve Cochran, Raymond Massey, Barbara Payton
72. Blowing Wild (1953)
9
1
Blowing Wild
9
1

After their oil rig is blown up, Jeff Dawson and "Dutch" Peterson return to the town, looking for work.  There they meet "Paco" Conway, their old friend who has struck rich and is now married to Jeff’s ex, Marina. Although initially unwilling, circumstances force Jeff to accept a job under Paco; but he must now learn to ignore Marina’s romantic overtones. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jeff Dawson
Director:
Hugo Fregonese
Genres:
Western, Adventure, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Barbara Stanwyck, Ruth Roman, Ward Bond, Gary Cooper
73. Riders of the Purple Sage (1925)
7
1
Riders of the Purple Sage
TV-G
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Lynn Reynolds
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Tom Mix, Warner Oland, Beatrice Burnham, Arthur Morrison
74. Nevada (1927)
8
0
Nevada
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Nevada
Director:
John Waters
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
William Powell, Thelma Todd, Philip Strange, Ernie Adams
75. Doomsday (1928)
6
0
Doomsday
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Arnold Furze
Director:
Rowland V. Lee
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Florence Vidor, Lawrence Grant, Charles A. Stevenson, Tom Ricketts
76. Now and Forever (1934)
9
3
Now and Forever
9
3

Con-artist, Jerry Day, is married to Toni who wishes for a stable life with a family. When Jerry brings home his daughter, Pennie, from his late first wife’s rich family, he decides to change his ways for better. But finding it difficult to provide for his family, he gets lured into joining in a jewel theft. How will this affect his daughter? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry Day
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Carole Lombard, Shirley Temple, Guy Standing, Charlotte Granville
77. Casanova Brown (1944)
10
1
Casanova Brown
10
1

Casanova Brown is about to marry Madge when he finds out his former wife Isabel has had their baby girl and wants to put her up for adoption. Brown steals the baby and marries motel maid Monica to prove that he has a stable home. Unfortunately, both Madge and Isabel turn up to confront him. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Casanova
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teresa Wright, Anita Louise, Frank Morgan, Edmund Breon
78. Hollywood Boulevard (1936)
6
1
Hollywood Boulevard
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Florey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Halliday, Robert Cummings, C. Henry Gordon, Marsha Hunt
79. Alice in Wonderland (1933)
9
2
Alice in Wonderland
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
White Knight
Director:
Norman Z. McLeod
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Roscoe Ates, Cary Grant, Leon Errol, Richard Arlen
80. Wild Horse Mesa (1925)
7
1
Wild Horse Mesa
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
George B. Seitz
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jack Holt, Billie Dove, Noah Beery
81. Make Me a Star (1932)
7
2
Make Me a Star
7
2

Make me a Star is a romantic comedy film, which revolves around Merton Gill, who longs to become a cowboy actor, and therefore, he leaves his hometown to try his luck in Hollywood. However, when his acting abilities are not appreciated, an actress starts to think that he might be a good comedian instead. 

As:
Cast
Director:
William Beaudine
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Stuart Erwin, Joan Blondell, Claudette Colbert, Florence Roberts, Gary Cooper
82. Devil and the Deep (1932)
6
1
Devil and the Deep
6
1

The Devil and the Deep is a drama film, which tells the story of a British submarine officer who goes crazy after learning that his wife is having an affair. Therefore, he thinks of a way to kill her and her lover. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Sempter
Director:
Marion Gering
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Laughton, Cary Grant, Tallulah Bankhead, Paul Porcasi
83. A Man from Wyoming (1930)
7
2
A Man from Wyoming
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim Baker
Director:
Rowland V. Lee
Genres:
Romance, War
Star Cast:
Regis Toomey, June Collyer, Morgan Farley, E.H. Calvert
84. It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)
10
0
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology
10
0

Told in eight episodes, the film covers different facets of American culture and spirit. It all begins with a professor being asked by a fellow passenger during a train journey if he loves America, to which he responds by counter-asking, “Which America”. The simple question leads to the unfolding of diverse layers of American ethos.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Texas
Director:
Don Weis, William A. Wellman, Clarence Brown, John Sturges, Charles Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Van Johnson, Janet Leigh, Ethel Barrymore, Keefe Brasselle
85. His Woman (1931)
10
0
His Woman
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Sam Whalan
Director:
Edward Sloman
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Claudette Colbert, Joseph Calleia, Averell Harris, Hamtree Harrington
86. Fighting Caravans (1931)
11
0
Fighting Caravans
11
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Clint Belmet
Director:
Otto Brower, David Burton
Genres:
Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall, Lili Damita, Fred Kohler
87. The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
15
1
The Adventures of Marco Polo
15
1

Famed Venetian explorer Marco Polo and his assistant Binguccio, travel to Peking to seek out the palace of Chinese Emperor Kublai Khan. Upon reaching, Marco becomes a favorite of the Khan and also falls in love with the Princess Kukachin. However, he has to contend with the emperor’s devious adviser, Ahmed, who wants to overthrow the Khan. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Marco Polo
Director:
Archie Mayo, John Cromwell
Genres:
Biography, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Lana Turner, George Barbier, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Barnes
88. Beau Sabreur (1928)
6
0
Beau Sabreur
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Henri de Beaujolais
Director:
John Waters
Genres:
Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Roscoe Karns, William Powell, Evelyn Brent, Noah Beery
89. Half a Bride (1928)
5
1
Half a Bride
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Edmunds
Director:
Gregory La Cava
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
William Worthington, Freeman Wood, Esther Ralston, Mary Doran
90. It's a Great Feeling (1949)
5
1
It's a Great Feeling
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Errol Flynn, Dennis Morgan
91. Return to Paradise (1953)
10
5
Return to Paradise
10
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Morgan
Director:
Mark Robson
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Barry Jones, Roberta Haynes, Moira Walker, John Hudson
92. Paramount on Parade (1930)
4
2
Paramount on Parade
4
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Tuttle, Edmund Goulding, Edwin H. Knopf, Victor Heerman, A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Clara Bow, George Bancroft, Jean Arthur, Rosita Moreno
93. Starlift (1951)
5
0
Starlift
5
0

An Air Force crewman, Rick, lies to Neil Wayne, a film star, that he is headed to the war zone, in order to impress her. She eventually develops a liking for him, but chaos ensues, when she finds out that he was lying. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Gene Nelson, Ruth Roman, Doris Day, Janice Rule, James Cagney
94. Dick Turpin (1925)
4
1
Dick Turpin
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
John G. Blystone
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Alan Hale, Kathleen Myers, Carole Lombard, Tom Mix
95. The Legion of the Condemned (1928)
5
1
The Legion of the Condemned
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gale Price
Director:
William A. Wellman
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Lane Chandler, Fay Wray, Barry Norton, Francis McDonald
96. Today We Live (1933)
7
0
Today We Live
7
0

Young British woman, Diana Boyce Smith, is engaged to Lt. Claude Hope, serving as a British naval officer during World War I. When Diana’s estate in Kent, is bought by American Richard Bogard, she and Richard fall in love. However, the war and Diana’s commitment to Claude will change their lives forever. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Bogard
Director:
Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
Genres:
Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Roscoe Karns, Robert Young, Gary Cooper
97. North Star (1925)
4
1
North Star
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Powell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Strongheart the Dog, Virginia Lee Corbin, Stuart Holmes, Ken Maynard
98. The Last Outlaw (1927)
8
0
The Last Outlaw
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Buddy Hale
Director:
Arthur Rosson
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Betty Jewel, Jack Luden, Herbert Prior, Jim Corey
99. Boum sur Paris (1953)
6
1
Boum sur Paris
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Maurice de Canonge
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, Jacques Pills, Danielle Godet, Armand Bernard
100. Betrayal (1929)
5
0
Betrayal
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Andre Frey
Director:
Lewis Milestone
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Esther Ralston, Emil Jannings, Jada Weller, Douglas Haig
101. Lightnin' Wins (1926)
3
0
Lightnin' Wins
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Harding
Director:
Alan James
Genres:
Short, Thriller
Star Cast:
Eileen Sedgwick, Lightning the Dog, Frank Lackteen, Zalla Zarana
102. The Stolen Jools (1931)
5
0
The Stolen Jools
5
0

This 1931 short film revolves around the stolen pearls of Norma Shearer. After the theft, a detective is sent to interrogate the party guests, most of which are famous Hollywood stars. 

As:
Cast
Director:
William C. McGann, John G. Adolfi, Thomas Atkins, Harold S. Bucquet, Victor Heerman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Buster Keaton, Wallace Beery, Jack Hill, J. Farrell MacDonald, Edward G. Robinson
103. The First Kiss (1928)
6
0
The First Kiss
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mulligan Talbot
Director:
Rowland V. Lee
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Fix, Lane Chandler, Fay Wray, Leslie Fenton
104. The Thundering Herd (1925)
4
0
The Thundering Herd
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
William K. Howard
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Lois Wilson, Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Charles Ogle, Gary Cooper
105. The Lucky Horseshoe (1925)
4
1
The Lucky Horseshoe
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
John G. Blystone
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Western, Romance
Star Cast:
J. Farrell MacDonald, Malcolm Waite, Billie Dove, Tom Mix
106. The Johnstown Flood (1926)
5
0
The Johnstown Flood
5
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Irving Cummings
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, George O'Brien, Florence Gilbert, Janet Gaynor, Anders Randolf
107. The Voice of Hollywood No. 13 (Second Series) (1932)
5
0
The Voice of Hollywood No. 13 (Second Series)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Mack D'Agostino
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Music
Star Cast:
Jackie Cooper, Thelma Todd, John Wayne, George Bancroft
108. The Last Hour (1923)
5
0
The Last Hour
5
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Sloman
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Alec B. Francis, Pat O'Malley, Milton Sills, Carmel Myers
109. The Enchanted Hill (1926)
3
1
The Enchanted Hill
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Irvin Willat
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Jack Holt, Mary Brian, George Bancroft, Noah Beery
110. Three Pals (1926)
3
0
Three Pals
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Wilbur McGaugh, Bruce Mitchell
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Josef Swickard, Marilyn Mills, William H. Turner, Martin Turner
111. The Trail Rider (1925)
3
0
The Trail Rider
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Carl Stockdale, Buck Jones, Nancy Deaver, Lucy Fox
112. Tricks (1925)
3
1
Tricks
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Mitchell
Genres:
Western, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marilyn Mills, J. Frank Glendon, Gladys Moore, Miles McCarthy
113. Watch Your Wife (1926)
3
0
Watch Your Wife
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Svend Gade
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Virginia Valli, Nat Carr, Albert Conti, Pat O'Malley
114. Lightnin' Flashes (1926)
3
1
Lightnin' Flashes
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Hans Tiesler
Genres:
Thriller, Short
Star Cast:
Eileen Sedgwick, Lightning the Dog
115. Thundering Speed (1926)
4
1
Thundering Speed
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bit part
Director:
Alan James
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Eileen Sedgwick

Gary Cooper Awards

Academy Awards
High Noon Best Actor in a Leading Role 1953
Sergeant York Best Actor in a Leading Role 1942
Golden Globe Awards
High Noon Best Actor - Drama 1953