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List of Gary Cooper Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. High Noon (1952)
121
5
High Noon
PG
121
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. 

Role:
Marshal Will Kane
Starring:
Directed By:
Fred Zinnemann
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama
2. Sergeant York (1941)
105
5
Sergeant York
105
5

A farmer from Tennessee who is a pacifist is drafted into the World War I. Despite his pacifist inclinations, he becomes one of the most celebrated war heroes.

Role:
Alvin C. York
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Stanley Ridges, George Tobias, Joan Leslie
Directed By:
Howard Hawks
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
3. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
89
9
The Pride of the Yankees
TV-PG
89
9

The Pride of the Yankees is a biographical film which revolves around the life and career of Lou Gehrig, famed baseball player, whose premature and tragic death had touched the entire nation. The film puts emphasis on his relationship with his parents, especially his mother, and also shows his friendships with players, journalists, as well as his romantic relationship with a woman.

Role:
Lou Gehrig
Starring:
Teresa Wright, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea, Babe Ruth
Directed By:
Sam Wood
4. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
78
7
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
TV-G
78
7

This romantic comedy drama film tells the story of a small-town poet who inherits a large fortune, after which he is forced to deal with the corruption of city life.  He finds himself constantly hounded by people who wish to take advantage of him.

 

Role:
Longfellow Deeds
Starring:
Jean Arthur, Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille, George Bancroft
Directed By:
Frank Capra
5. Friendly Persuasion (1956)
85
6
Friendly Persuasion
85
6

Friendly Persuasion is a Western war drama film which revolves around the Quaker family in 1862. Since their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war, they have always held a pacifist attitude. However, with the arrival of the Southern troops during the American Civil War, they find themselves in real trouble, and their pacifism is tested. 

Role:
Jess Birdwell
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Middleton, Richard Eyer
Directed By:
6. Meet John Doe (1941)
76
5
Meet John Doe
76
5

A tramp turns into a national hero and becomes a pawn of big business, thanks to a reporter's fraudulent story.

Role:
John Doe
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Holloway, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, Edward Arnold
Directed By:
Frank Capra
7. Beau Geste (1939)
70
5
Beau Geste
TV-PG
70
5

Beau, John and Digby are three adventurous and inseparable brothers who were adopted and raised by the wealthy Lady Brandon. All three of them join the French Foreign Legion, but things get complicated when John is separated from the other two. Beau and Digby are both put under the command of Sergeant Markoff, a sadistic and ruthless officer.

Role:
Beau Geste
Starring:
Susan Hayward, Ray Milland, Broderick Crawford, Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
8. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
72
8
For Whom the Bell Tolls
72
8

During the Spanish Civil War, an American who is allied with the Republicans is assigned a very important task of blowing up a bridge. He awaits the right time for the task, and soon a young girl named Maria is asked to join him, to assist him in his mission.

Role:
Robert Jordan
Starring:
Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Vladimir Sokoloff, Arturo de Córdova
Directed By:
Sam Wood
9. The Westerner (1940)
59
8
The Westerner
59
8
Role:
Cole Harden
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Forrest Tucker, Doris Davenport, Fred Stone
Directed By:
11. The Hanging Tree (1959)
60
5
The Hanging Tree
60
5
Role:
Dr. Joseph 'Doc' Frail
Starring:
George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Maria Schell, Karl Swenson
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman, Karl Malden, Delmer Daves
12. Vera Cruz (1954)
59
5
Vera Cruz
59
5

Shortly after the American Civil War, two adventurers are hired by Emperor Maximillian to escort a countess named Marie Duvarre to Vera Cruz. Despite their differences, the two agree to work together, since they are being offered a good sum of money. However, things take a turn when on the way, they find a wealth of gold hidden in the stagecoach.

Role:
Benjamin Trane
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Ernest Borgnine, Burt Lancaster, Cesar Romero
Directed By:
Robert Aldrich
13. Man of the West (1958)
54
3
Man of the West
54
3

Link Jones, a former outlaw, gets stranded with two other passengers, after their train is attacked by bandits. To save the lives of his co-passengers, he agrees to rejoin his old gang for their last attack on a bank.

Role:
Link Jones
Starring:
Julie London, Jack Lord, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur O'Connell
Directed By:
Anthony Mann
14. Ball of Fire (1941)
44
10
Ball of Fire
44
10

An academic makes up his mind to learn about the evolving American slang to finish working on a comprehensive encyclopedia and chances upon a nightclub performer. She agrees to teach him slang vocabulary in exchange for a place to stay.

Role:
Prof. Bertram Potts
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, S.Z. Sakall, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers
Directed By:
Howard Hawks
15. The Fountainhead (1949)
55
7
The Fountainhead
55
7

The Fountainhead is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a young individualistic architect Howard Roark, who is expelled from college because his design does not fit with the architectural thinking. Meanwhile, he is able to land a job with a like-minded man named Henry Cameron, but he again finds himself in the same spot after Cameron drinks himself to death.

Role:
Howard Roark
Starring:
Patricia Neal, Robert Douglas, Kent Smith, Raymond Massey
Directed By:
16. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
45
4
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
45
4
Role:
Col. Billy Mitchell
Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery, Peter Graves, Rod Steiger, Jack Lord, Charles Bickford, Ralph Bellamy
Directed By:
17. Ten North Frederick (1958)
44
6
Ten North Frederick
44
6
Role:
Joseph B. 'Joe' Chapin
Starring:
Tom Tully, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Diane Varsi, Suzy Parker
Directed By:
Philip Dunne
18. The Plainsman (1936)
47
5
The Plainsman
47
5
Role:
Wild Bill Hickok
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Jean Arthur, Charles Bickford, James Ellison, Helen Burgess
Directed By:
19. North West Mounted Police (1940)
49
3
North West Mounted Police
49
3
Role:
Dusty Rivers
Starring:
Paulette Goddard, Cecil B. DeMille, Preston Foster, Madeleine Carroll
Directed By:
20. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
35
2
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
35
2
Role:
Lt. Alan McGregor
Starring:
Franchot Tone, C. Aubrey Smith, Richard Cromwell, Guy Standing
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
21. Lilac Time (1928)
21
6
Lilac Time
21
6
Role:
Capt. Philip Blythe
Starring:
Kathryn McGuire, Colleen Moore, Eugenie Besserer, Burr McIntosh
Directed By:
Frank Lloyd, George Fitzmaurice
22. Love in the Afternoon (1957)
40
9
Love in the Afternoon
40
9

Love in the Afternoon is a romantic crime comedy film which tells the story of a naive girl who meet and falls for the charms of an ageing playboy, who is also attracted to her. At the same time, her father, who is a detective has been hired to catch the playboy red-handed with the wife of his client.

Role:
Frank Flannagan
Starring:
Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, John McGiver, Van Doude
Directed By:
23. Garden of Evil (1954)
42
1
Garden of Evil
42
1
Role:
Hooker
Starring:
Richard Widmark, Rita Moreno, Susan Hayward, Cameron Mitchell, Hugh Marlowe
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
24. Distant Drums (1951)
50
5
Distant Drums
50
5
Role:
Capt. Quincy Wyatt
Starring:
Arthur Hunnicutt, Ray Teal, Richard Webb, Mari Aldon
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
25. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
23
7
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
23
7

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is an adventure romantic drama film which tells the story of Ben-Hur, a wealthy young Jewish prince, who is a friend fo the powerful Roman tribune, Messala. Ben-Hur’s life gets ugly when an accident and a false accusation leads him to getting arrested falsely. Instead of helping him, Messala, who has now become arrogant and corrupt, makes sure that Be-Hur is jailed and separated from the rest of his family.  

Starring:
Mary Pickford, Janet Gaynor, Lionel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Carole Lombard, John Barrymore, Clark Gable
Directed By:
Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram
26. Springfield Rifle (1952)
47
3
Springfield Rifle
47
3
Role:
Maj. Alex 'Lex' Kearney
Starring:
Philip Carey, Paul Kelly, David Brian, Phyllis Thaxter
Directed By:
André De Toth
27. The Virginian (1929)
37
2
The Virginian
37
2

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. 

Role:
The Virginian
Starring:
Walter Huston, Mary Brian, Helen Ware, Richard Arlen
Directed By:
28. The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
38
2
The Story of Dr. Wassell
38
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. 

Role:
Dr. Corydon M. Wassell
Starring:
Victor Borge, Cecil B. DeMille, Dennis O'Keefe, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso
Directed By:
29. Wings (1927)
21
3
Wings
PG-13
21
3

Winner of the first Academy Award for Best Picture in 1927, Wings is about two best friends whose mutual attraction towards the same woman puts their friendship at risk. At the same time, a girl from their hometown wastes away as she longs for one of the men.  

Starring:
Clara Bow, El Brendel, Richard Tucker, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
Directed By:
William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast
30. Operator 13 (1934)
20
3
Operator 13
20
3
Role:
Capt. Jack Gailliard
Starring:
Hattie McDaniel, Sterling Holloway, Marion Davies, Ted Healy, Jean Parker
Directed By:
Richard Boleslawski
31. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)
40
3
The Cowboy and the Lady
40
3

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. 

Role:
Stretch
Starring:
Merle Oberon, Walter Brennan, Patsy Kelly, Fuzzy Knight
Directed By:
32. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
27
4
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
27
4

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Michael Brandon, an American multi-millionaire who marries Nicole, the daughter of a broken French Marquis. Upon learning that she is his eighth wife, Nicole decides that she doesn’t want to end up like the other women. Therefore, she tries to come up with a strategy to ‘tame’ her husband.

Role:
Michael Brandon
Starring:
Claudette Colbert, David Niven, Edward Everett Horton, Elizabeth Patterson
Directed By:
Ernst Lubitsch
33. Along Came Jones (1945)
40
1
Along Came Jones
40
1
Role:
Melody Jones
Starring:
Loretta Young, Dan Duryea, William Demarest, Frank Sully
Directed By:
Stuart Heisler
34. Morocco (1930)
24
0
Morocco
24
0

Singer Amy Jolly gets acquainted with womanizer Tom Brown, and they both find themselves drawn to one another. Since they are both bruised by their past, they decide to get into a relationship with no-strings attached.

Role:
Légionnaire Tom Brown
Starring:
Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou, Ullrich Haupt, Eve Southern
Directed By:
Josef von Sternberg
35. A Farewell to Arms (1932)
39
3
A Farewell to Arms
39
3

During the First World War, Frederick Henry, an ambulance driver working for the Italian forces, and Catherine Barkley, a Red Cross nurse, fall in love with one another. Despite all the chaos and fighting, they are determined to stay together, and not let their romance die.

Role:
Lt. Frederic Henry
Starring:
Helen Hayes, Jack La Rue, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
36. Design for Living (1933)
20
5
Design for Living
20
5

Tom and George are two friends who share an apartment. Meanwhile, they are also in love with the same woman Gilda. Gilda is unable to make a choice between the two, and therefore, they eventually decide to live together in a platonic friendly relationship.

Role:
George Curtis
Starring:
Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton, Franklin Pangborn
Directed By:
Ernst Lubitsch
37. Peter Ibbetson (1935)
22
2
Peter Ibbetson
22
2

Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Soon, he discovers that the Duchess of Towers, is his former sweetheart Mary. They find themselves drawn to one another again, but their lives turn upside down, when Peter is sentenced to life in prison, after he kills someone accidentally.                      

Role:
Peter Ibbetson
Starring:
Ida Lupino, Douglass Dumbrille, John Halliday, Ann Harding
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
38. The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926)
18
3
The Winning of Barbara Worth
18
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. 

Role:
Abe Lee
Starring:
Ronald Colman, Paul McAllister, Vilma Bánky, Charles Lane
Directed By:
Henry King
39. The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
32
3
The Wreck of the Mary Deare
32
3
Role:
Gideon Patch
Starring:
Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams, Cecil Parker
Directed By:
Michael Anderson
40. Desire (1936)
22
1
Desire
22
1

Madeleine is a jewel thief who has stolen a valuable necklace in Paris. She meets an American engineer who is on a vacation and she decides to use him to get the pearls out of France and get them into Spain. However, things don’t go as expected.

Role:
Tom Bradley
Starring:
William Frawley, Marlene Dietrich, John Halliday, Ernest Cossart
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
41. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
32
0
Saratoga Trunk
32
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. 

Role:
Colonel Clint Maroon
Starring:
Ingrid Bergman, Flora Robson, Jerry Austin, John Warburton
Directed By:
Sam Wood
42. City Streets (1931)
21
2
City Streets
21
2

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. 

Role:
The Kid
Starring:
Paulette Goddard, Paul Lukas, William 'Stage' Boyd, Sylvia Sidney
Directed By:
Rouben Mamoulian
43. Task Force (1949)
30
1
Task Force
30
1

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. 

Role:
Jonathan L. Scott
Starring:
Jane Wyatt, Danny Kaye, Walter Brennan, Julie London, Wayne Morris, Bruce Bennett
Directed By:
Delmer Daves
44. The Texan (1930)
27
0
The Texan
27
0
Role:
aka 'Quico,' The Llano Kid Enrique
Starring:
Emma Dunn, Fay Wray, Oscar Apfel, James A. Marcus
Directed By:
John Cromwell
45. Souls at Sea (1937)
21
0
Souls at Sea
21
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. 

Role:
Michael 'Nuggin' Taylor
Starring:
Alan Ladd, Frances Dee, Harry Carey, George Raft, Henry Wilcoxon
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
46. It (1927)
13
2
It
13
2
Starring:
Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner
Directed By:
Josef von Sternberg, Clarence G. Badger
47. Cloak and Dagger (1946)
23
0
Cloak and Dagger
23
0
Role:
Prof. Alvah Jesper
Starring:
Lilli Palmer, Robert Alda, J. Edward Bromberg, Vladimir Sokoloff
Directed By:
48. They Came to Cordura (1959)
31
4
They Came to Cordura
31
4
Role:
Major Thomas Thorn
Starring:
Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Richard Conte, Tab Hunter
Directed By:
Robert Rossen
49. The Eagle (1925)
12
3
The Eagle
12
3
Starring:
George Nichols, Albert Conti, James A. Marcus, Vilma Bánky
Directed By:
Clarence Brown
50. If I Had a Million (1932)
15
2
If I Had a Million
15
2
Role:
Steve Gallagher
Starring:
W. C. Fields, Charles Laughton, Jack Oakie, George Raft, Richard Bennett
Directed By:
Norman Taurog, William A. Seiter, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, H. Bruce Humberstone
51. The General Died at Dawn (1936)
22
0
The General Died at Dawn
22
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.

Role:
O'Hara
Starring:
William Frawley, Akim Tamiroff, Madeleine Carroll, Porter Hall, Dudley Digges
Directed By:
Lewis Milestone
52. The Spoilers (1930)
16
2
The Spoilers
16
2
Role:
Roy Glenister
Starring:
Kay Johnson, William 'Stage' Boyd, Betty Compson, Harry Green
Directed By:
Edwin Carewe
53. Old Ironsides (1926)
12
2
Old Ironsides
12
2

Old Ironsides is a silent historical drama film which takes us to the 19th century, and shows the events surrounding the feud between the US Navy and the Barbary pirates. The story is set around a young boy who sets off on a ship and on the journey, he falls for a woman named Esther. Things turn upside down when the ship is attacked by pirates.

Starring:
Charles Farrell, Wallace Beery, George Bancroft, Esther Ralston
Directed By:
James Cruze
54. Seven Days Leave (1930)
13
1
Seven Days Leave
13
1

Seven Days Leave is a drama film which tells the story of a soldier who is wounded while fighting during the First World War. While recovering in London, he is informed by a nurse that a Scottish widow has started believing him to be her son. In order to provide her with comfort, he decides to go along, and pretends to be her son.  

Role:
Kenneth Downey
Starring:
Beryl Mercer, Daisy Belmore, Nora Cecil, Tempe Pigott
Directed By:
Richard Wallace
55. The Wolf Song (1929)
13
3
The Wolf Song
13
3
Role:
Sam Lash
Starring:
Louis Wolheim, Michael Vavitch, Lupe Velez, Constantine Romanoff
Directed By:
56. The Real Glory (1939)
21
4
The Real Glory
21
4

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.  

Role:
Dr. Bill Canavan
Starring:
Broderick Crawford, David Niven, Reginald Owen, Andrea Leeds
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
57. You're in the Navy Now (1951)
24
1
You're in the Navy Now
24
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. 

Role:
Lt. John W. Harkness
Starring:
Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Eddie Albert, Jane Greer, John McIntire, Lee Marvin
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
58. The Vanishing American (1925)
13
1
The Vanishing American
13
1

Booker, an Indian hater, steals some of the best horses from the Indians, along with some of his men. Therefore, Nophie, one of the leaders of the tribals, decides to complain to Booker’s seniors, but doesn’t get any fair  response from the white people. Shortly after, an Army captain comes looking for the horses that booker was supposed to have bought from them. Lured by false promises of a better life, the Indians decide to bring horses for the army and even enlist, hoping for a better future.

Starring:
Lois Wilson, Noah Beery, Malcolm McGregor, Richard Dix
Directed By:
George B. Seitz
59. Children of Divorce (1927)
13
1
Children of Divorce
13
1

Jean and Ted grew up together in an affluent society, but they are both children of divorced parents, which is why they have a cynical attitude towards relationships and marriage. Jean and Ted however develops feelings for one another, but things take a turn after another woman Kitty tricks Ted into marrying her, although she loves another man.

Role:
Edward D. 'Ted' Larrabee
Starring:
Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Einar Hanson, Norman Trevor
Directed By:
Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg
60. The Wedding Night (1935)
15
2
The Wedding Night
15
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. 

Role:
Tony Barrett
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Sig Ruman, Ralph Bellamy, Helen Vinson, Anna Sten
Directed By:
61. Alias Jesse James (1959)
18
0
Alias Jesse James
18
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. 

Starring:
Roy Rogers, James Arness, Bob Hope, James Garner, Gene Autry, Scatman Crothers, Bing Crosby
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
62. The Naked Edge (1961)
15
1
The Naked Edge
15
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. 

Role:
George Radcliffe
Starring:
Deborah Kerr, Diane Cilento, Hermione Gingold, Eric Portman
Directed By:
Michael Anderson
63. One Sunday Afternoon (1933)
13
1
One Sunday Afternoon
13
1
Role:
Biff Grimes
Starring:
Neil Hamilton, Roscoe Karns, Fay Wray, Frances Fuller
Directed By:
Stephen Roberts
64. Bright Leaf (1950)
15
2
Bright Leaf
15
2

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. 

Role:
Brant Royle
Starring:
Lauren Bacall, Patricia Neal, Jack Carson, Donald Crisp
Directed By:
65. Only the Brave (1930)
11
0
Only the Brave
11
0
Role:
Capt. James Braydon
Starring:
Mary Brian, Phillips Holmes, Morgan Farley, James Neill
Directed By:
Frank Tuttle
66. Dallas (1950)
23
3
Dallas
23
3

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.

Role:
Blayde 'Reb' Hollister
Starring:
Barbara Lee Payton, Ruth Roman, Steve Cochran, Raymond Massey, Barbara Payton
Directed By:
Stuart Heisler
67. Casanova Brown (1944)
19
1
Casanova Brown
19
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. 

Role:
Casanova
Starring:
Teresa Wright, Anita Louise, Frank Morgan, Edmund Breon
Directed By:
Sam Wood
68. I Take This Woman (1931)
14
2
I Take This Woman
14
2

I Take This Woman is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Kay Dowling, the spoilt daughter of a wealthy New Yorker. Due to her troublesome behavior, her father sends her off to one of his ranches in Ursula. While spending her days on the ranch with her good-humored aunt Bessie, she begins to fall for one of the cowhands. She gets married to him impulsively, but soon after, she regrets her decision as she longs for her comfort in the mansion.

Role:
Tom McNair
Starring:
Carole Lombard, Lester Vail, Helen Ware, Charles Trowbridge
Directed By:
Marion Gering
69. The Shopworn Angel (1928)
11
1
The Shopworn Angel
11
1
Role:
William Tyler
Starring:
Paul Lukas, Roscoe Karns, Nancy Carroll, Emmett King
Directed By:
Richard Wallace
70. Blowing Wild (1953)
14
2
Blowing Wild
14
2

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. 

Role:
Jeff Dawson
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Anthony Quinn, Ruth Roman, Ward Bond
Directed By:
Hugo Fregonese
71. Good Sam (1948)
17
1
Good Sam
17
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. 

Role:
Sam Clayton
Starring:
William Frawley, Ray Collins, Ann Sheridan, Edmund Lowe, Joan Lorring
Directed By:
Leo McCarey
72. Nevada (1927)
12
0
Nevada
12
0
Role:
Nevada
Starring:
William Powell, Thelma Todd, Philip Strange, Ernie Adams
Directed By:
John Waters
73. The Drug Store Cowboy (1925)
10
0
The Drug Store Cowboy
10
0
Starring:
Jean Arthur, Robert Walker, Franklyn Farnum, Malcolm Denny
Directed By:
Park Frame
74. Arizona Bound (1927)
8
2
Arizona Bound
8
2
Role:
Dave Saulter
Starring:
El Brendel, Betty Jewel, Jack Dougherty, Christian J. Frank
Directed By:
John Waters
75. Riders of the Purple Sage (1925)
10
1
Riders of the Purple Sage
TV-G
10
1

Jim Carson is a lawman who is on a mission to find Millie, his sister and her young kid who were kidnapped by a wicked attorney named Lew Walters, along with his group of hoodlums. He manages to take down Walters’ cronies one after the other, but things get complicated after he learns that Walters has assumed the identity of a powerful judge.

Starring:
Tom Mix, Warner Oland, Beatrice Burnham, Arthur Morrison
Directed By:
Lynn Reynolds
76. Doomsday (1928)
9
0
Doomsday
9
0
Role:
Arnold Furze
Starring:
Florence Vidor, Lawrence Grant, Charles A. Stevenson, Tom Ricketts
Directed By:
Rowland V. Lee
77. Now and Forever (1934)
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3
Now and Forever
12
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? 

Role:
Jerry Day
Starring:
Shirley Temple, Carole Lombard, Guy Standing, Charlotte Granville
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
78. Hollywood Boulevard (1936)
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2
Hollywood Boulevard
8
2

Hollywood Boulevard is a drama film which tells the story of a former actor John Blakeford, who agrees to write his memoirs for Jordan Winston, a magazine publisher. However, Patricia, his daughter, asks him to desist for the sake of Carlotta, his ex wife. Jordan finds himself in a complicated situation, unsure of how to tell Winston that he wants to break his contract. 

Starring:
John Halliday, Robert Cummings, C. Henry Gordon, Marsha Hunt
Directed By:
Robert Florey
79. A Man from Wyoming (1930)
11
2
A Man from Wyoming
11
2
Role:
Jim Baker
Starring:
Regis Toomey, June Collyer, Morgan Farley, E.H. Calvert
Directed By:
Rowland V. Lee
80. Wild Horse Mesa (1925)
8
1
Wild Horse Mesa
8
1
Starring:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jack Holt, Billie Dove, Noah Beery
Directed By:
George B. Seitz
81. Alice in Wonderland (1933)
10
3
Alice in Wonderland
10
3
Role:
White Knight
Starring:
Cary Grant, W. C. Fields, Sterling Holloway, Roscoe Ates, Leon Errol, Richard Arlen
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
82. It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)
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0
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology
14
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.   

Role:
Texas
Starring:
Gene Kelly, Keenan Wynn, James Whitmore, Ethel Barrymore, Janet Leigh, Fredric March, Van Johnson
Directed By:
Don Weis, William A. Wellman, Clarence Brown, John Sturges, Charles Vidor
83. Make Me a Star (1932)
8
3
Make Me a Star
8
3

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. 

Starring:
Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Fredric March, Stuart Erwin, Joan Blondell, Florence Roberts
Directed By:
William Beaudine
84. The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
21
1
The Adventures of Marco Polo
21
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. 

Role:
Marco Polo
Starring:
Lana Turner, George Barbier, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Barnes
Directed By:
Archie Mayo, John Cromwell
85. Devil and the Deep (1932)
8
2
Devil and the Deep
8
2

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. 

Role:
Lt. Sempter
Starring:
Charles Laughton, Cary Grant, Tallulah Bankhead, Paul Porcasi
Directed By:
Marion Gering
86. His Woman (1931)
13
1
His Woman
13
1

Sally, a young woman masquerades as the daughter of a missionary in order to get on a ship bound for America. But things get ugly when she is assaulted by a man named Gatson. However, Captain Sam comes to her rescue, and knocks Gatson overboard. Soon, Captain Sam develops feelings for the girl, but it is put to the test when he discovers her questionable past.

Role:
Captain Sam Whalan
Starring:
Claudette Colbert, Joseph Calleia, Averell Harris, Hamtree Harrington
Directed By:
Edward Sloman
87. Fighting Caravans (1931)
16
1
Fighting Caravans
16
1

Clint Belmet is planning to head out west on a wagon train, but unfortunately, he needs to evade a criminal charge. For this, he convinces a brassy French girl to become his wife. Soon, a real romance begins to develop among them.                   

Role:
Clint Belmet
Starring:
Lili Damita, Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall, Fred Kohler
Directed By:
Otto Brower, David Burton
88. Return to Paradise (1953)
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6
Return to Paradise
17
6
Role:
Mr. Morgan
Starring:
Barry Jones, Roberta Haynes, Moira Walker, John Hudson
Directed By:
Mark Robson
89. Beau Sabreur (1928)
9
0
Beau Sabreur
9
0
Role:
Maj. Henri de Beaujolais
Starring:
Roscoe Karns, William Powell, Evelyn Brent, Noah Beery
Directed By:
John Waters
90. Half a Bride (1928)
8
1
Half a Bride
8
1
Role:
Capt. Edmunds
Starring:
William Worthington, Freeman Wood, Esther Ralston, Mary Doran
Directed By:
Gregory La Cava
91. It's a Great Feeling (1949)
8
1
It's a Great Feeling
8
1
Starring:
Doris Day, Eleanor Parker, Michael Curtiz, Edward G. Robinson, Jane Wyman, King Vidor, Errol Flynn
Directed By:
David Butler
92. Paramount on Parade (1930)
7
2
Paramount on Parade
7
2

This musical film involves several stars such as Maurice Chevalier, Clara Bow, Skeets Gallagher, William Powell, and multiple stars, who appear in musical numbers.

Starring:
Maurice Chevalier, Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, Fredric March, George Bancroft, Rosita Moreno
Directed By:
Frank Tuttle, Edmund Goulding, Edwin H. Knopf, Victor Heerman, A. Edward Sutherland
93. Starlift (1951)
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0
Starlift
7
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. 

Starring:
James Cagney, Doris Day, Jane Wyman, Gene Nelson, Ruth Roman, Janice Rule
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
94. Dick Turpin (1925)
5
1
Dick Turpin
5
1
Starring:
Carole Lombard, Alan Hale, Kathleen Myers, Tom Mix
Directed By:
John G. Blystone
95. The Legion of the Condemned (1928)
7
1
The Legion of the Condemned
7
1
Role:
Gale Price
Starring:
Lane Chandler, Fay Wray, Barry Norton, Francis McDonald
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
96. Today We Live (1933)
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0
Today We Live
10
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. 

Role:
Bogard
Starring:
Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Roscoe Karns, Robert Young
Directed By:
Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
97. North Star (1925)
6
1
North Star
6
1
Starring:
Clark Gable, Strongheart the Dog, Virginia Lee Corbin, Stuart Holmes, Ken Maynard
Directed By:
Paul Powell
98. Boum sur Paris (1953)
8
1
Boum sur Paris
8
1
Starring:
Charles Boyer, Gregory Peck, Jacques Pills, Danielle Godet, Armand Bernard
Directed By:
Maurice de Canonge
99. The Last Outlaw (1927)
9
0
The Last Outlaw
9
0
Role:
Sheriff Buddy Hale
Starring:
Betty Jewel, Jack Luden, Herbert Prior, Jim Corey
Directed By:
Arthur Rosson
100. Betrayal (1929)
7
0
Betrayal
7
0
Role:
Andre Frey
Starring:
Esther Ralston, Emil Jannings, Jada Weller, Douglas Haig
Directed By:
Lewis Milestone
101. The Stolen Jools (1931)
7
0
The Stolen Jools
7
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. 

Starring:
Irene Dunne, Buster Keaton, Norma Shearer, Victor McLaglen, Joan Crawford, Maurice Chevalier, Barbara Stanwyck
Directed By:
William C. McGann, John G. Adolfi, Thomas Atkins, Harold S. Bucquet, Victor Heerman
102. Lightnin' Wins (1926)
3
0
Lightnin' Wins
3
0
Role:
Tom Harding
Starring:
Eileen Sedgwick, Lightning the Dog, Frank Lackteen, Zalla Zarana
Directed By:
Alan James
103. The First Kiss (1928)
7
0
The First Kiss
7
0
Role:
Mulligan Talbot
Starring:
Paul Fix, Lane Chandler, Fay Wray, Leslie Fenton
Directed By:
Rowland V. Lee
104. The Thundering Herd (1925)
5
0
The Thundering Herd
5
0
Starring:
Lois Wilson, Jack Holt, Raymond Hatton, Charles Ogle,
Directed By:
William K. Howard
105. The Lucky Horseshoe (1925)
4
1
The Lucky Horseshoe
4
1
Starring:
J. Farrell MacDonald, Malcolm Waite, Billie Dove, Tom Mix
Directed By:
John G. Blystone
106. The Johnstown Flood (1926)
7
0
The Johnstown Flood
7
0
Starring:
Janet Gaynor, Carole Lombard, Clark Gable, George O'Brien, Florence Gilbert, Anders Randolf
Directed By:
Irving Cummings
107. The Voice of Hollywood No. 13 (Second Series) (1932)
5
0
The Voice of Hollywood No. 13 (Second Series)
5
0
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jackie Cooper, John Wayne, Thelma Todd, George Bancroft
Directed By:
Mack D'Agostino
108. The Last Hour (1923)
5
0
The Last Hour
5
0
Starring:
Alec B. Francis, Pat O'Malley, Milton Sills, Carmel Myers
Directed By:
Edward Sloman
109. The Enchanted Hill (1926)
4
1
The Enchanted Hill
4
1
Starring:
Jack Holt, Mary Brian, George Bancroft, Noah Beery
Directed By:
Irvin Willat
110. The Trail Rider (1925)
5
0
The Trail Rider
5
0
Starring:
Carl Stockdale, Buck Jones, Nancy Deaver, Lucy Fox
Directed By:
W.S. Van Dyke
111. Three Pals (1926)
3
0
Three Pals
3
0
Starring:
Josef Swickard, Marilyn Mills, William H. Turner, Martin Turner
Directed By:
Wilbur McGaugh, Bruce Mitchell
112. Tricks (1925)
4
1
Tricks
4
1
Starring:
Marilyn Mills, J. Frank Glendon, Gladys Moore, Miles McCarthy
Directed By:
Bruce Mitchell
113. Watch Your Wife (1926)
4
0
Watch Your Wife
4
0
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Virginia Valli, Nat Carr, Albert Conti, Pat O'Malley
Directed By:
Svend Gade
114. Lightnin' Flashes (1926)
4
1
Lightnin' Flashes
4
1
Starring:
Eileen Sedgwick, Lightning the Dog
Directed By:
Hans Tiesler
115. Thundering Speed (1926)
6
1
Thundering Speed
6
1
Role:
Bit part
Starring:
Eileen Sedgwick
Directed By:
Alan James

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