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List of George Chakiris Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. West Side Story (1961)
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West Side Story
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In the summer of 1957, two rival Manhattan gangs, Jets led by Riff and the other, Sharks led by Bernardo fight for control over West Side's Lincoln Square neighborhood. They decide to have a rumble at an upcoming dance to determine who gets control but Riff’s brother, Tony, falls in love with Bernardo’s sister Maria. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Bernardo
Director:
Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
Genres:
Musical, Thriller, Crime, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, Gus Trikonis, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor
2. White Christmas (1954)
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White Christmas
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After WWII, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis form a successful Broadway entertainment act. Soon they team up with sister act Betty and Judy Haynes to present a Christmas Show in a rural Vermont lodge. As the boys discover that their WWII commander Gen. Waverly is the lodge owner and is in financial difficulty, the foursome creates a musical extravaganza to help Waverly. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Mary Wickes, Dean Jagger, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen
3. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
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The Young Girls of Rochefort
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As:
Cast
Role:
Etienne
Director:
Jacques Demy
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly, Agnès Varda, Danielle Darrieux, Françoise Dorléac
4. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)
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Stars and Stripes Forever
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Based on composer John Phillip Sousa’s autobiography, the film shows his journey as he led the Marine Corps Band. His associate Willie Little, who invented instrument Sousaphone, joins Sousa when he leaves Marines to form his own band. Though famed for his marches, Sousa wants to work on ballads. But with onset of Spanish-American war, the nation comes first for the men. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Clifton Webb, Finlay Currie, Ruth Hussey, Debra Paget
6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
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Show-girl Lorelei Lee, who is engaged to Gus Esmond Jr., takes friend Dorothy Shaw on a transatlantic cruise, where the beauties enjoy attention of admiring men. Gus’s wealthy father, who disapproves of their relationship and is convinced that Lorelei is after money, sends a private detective to keep a watch. The movie is remembered for number ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friends.’ 

As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Hawks
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan
7. Call Me Madam (1953)
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Call Me Madam
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Sally Adams is appointed as US Ambassador in Lichtenburg. However, she eventually seems to forget her political obligations and starts focusing on her romance with Cosmo Constantine, the country’s foreign minister.

As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Lang
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Ethel Merman, George Sanders, Donald O'Connor, Billy De Wolfe, Vera-Ellen
8. Bebo's Girl (1964)
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Bebo's Girl
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Country girl Mara falls in love with her dead brother’s friend, a partisan nicknamed Bebo. When Bebo gets involved in a clash between partisans and Fascists, he is compelled to flee after killing police chief’s son. Mara starts working in the city where a solemn writer Stefano falls for her. But when Bebo is sentenced to prison, Mara chooses to wait for him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Arturo Cappellini, detto 'Bube'
Director:
Luigi Comencini
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Claudia Cardinale, Marc Michel, Dany París, Monique Vita
9. Brigadoon (1954)
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Brigadoon
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As:
Cast
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Gene Kelly, Barry Jones, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse, Elaine Stewart
10. The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953)
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The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
TV-PG
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As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Rowland
Genres:
Family, Music, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Peter Lind Hayes, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig, Mary Healy, Jack Heasley
12. Song of Love (1947)
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Song of Love
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The film presents a dramatized association between three renowned 19th century musicians. Clara Wieck Schumann, an accomplished concert pianist, staunchly supports her husband, composer Robert Schumann. Johannes Brahms, Schumann’s student, who lives with them, is drawn towards Clara. Disheartened with failure, Schumann suffers a breakdown, and later, dies. Brahms proposes to Clara, but she prefers to devote her life to Robert’s memory.

As:
Cast
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Leo G. Carroll, Henry Daniell, Robert Walker
13. Two and Two Make Six (1962)
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Two and Two Make Six
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As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Curado
Director:
Freddie Francis
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Athene Seyler, Janette Scott, Jocelyn Lane, Alfred Lynch,
14. The Great Caruso (1951)
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The Great Caruso
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As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Ann Blyth, Jarmila Novotna, Mario Lanza, Dorothy Kirsten
15. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
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There's No Business Like Show Business
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As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Lang
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Mitzi Gaynor, Marilyn Monroe, Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Donald O'Connor, Johnnie Ray
16. Kings of the Sun (1963)
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Kings of the Sun
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Balam
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
History, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
James Coburn, Yul Brynner, Richard Basehart, Brad Dexter, Shirley Anne Field
17. 633 Squadron (1964)
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633 Squadron
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Erik Bergman
Director:
Walter Grauman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Donald Houston, Harry Andrews, Maria Perschy
18. Give a Girl a Break (1953)
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Give a Girl a Break
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When the lead star walks out, the director and choreographer of a new Broadway musical begins a frantic search for a replacement. Three names come up, Joanna, Suzy and Madelyn. Although the first two are newcomers they do well at audition. But the director prefers the third, his ex, and a former starlet. Who will get the part? 

As:
Cast
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Bob Fosse, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Dolly Sharp
19. Under Fire (1957)
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Under Fire
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As:
Cast
Director:
James B. Clark
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Harry Morgan, Steve Brodie, Rex Reason, Peter Walker,
20. Diamond Head (1962)
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Diamond Head
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Richard Howland, a ruthless Hawaiian landlord, is having an affair with Asian Mai Chen, but disapproves of sister Sloane’s engagement to Hawaiian Paul who loses his life while saving Richard from knife-attack. Distraught, Sloane flees home to live with Paul’s family. When Mai Chen dies giving birth to Richard’s son, racist Richard refuses to accept him. Will he learn from his mistakes? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Dean Kahana
Director:
Guy Green
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Yvette Mimieux, James Darren, France Nuyen
21. Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)
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Meet Me in Las Vegas
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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
Director:
Roy Rowland
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
22. Second Chance (1953)
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Second Chance
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Prizefighter, Russ Lambert, heads to San Cristóbal after accidentally killing an opponent. Singer, Clare Shepperd, also arrives in the same city while on the run from her ex-boyfriend gangster, Vic Spilato. When Clare involves Russ in her life, the two try to make it out alive, especially as they are hunted by hitman, Cappy Gordon. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rudolph Maté
Genres:
Film-Noir, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Mitchum, Jack Palance, Linda Darnell, Sandro Giglio, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.
23. McGuire, Go Home! (1965)
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McGuire, Go Home!
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Juno Kozani is an American archeology student visiting Cyprus during the war of independence against Britain. However, he unfortunately finds himself caught between the two sides.

As:
Cast
Role:
Haghios
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Genres:
War, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Dirk Bogarde, Grégoire Aslan, Denholm Elliott, Susan Strasberg
24. Flight from Ashiya (1964)
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Flight from Ashiya
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Set in the 1960s, this film revolves around a flight crew’s mission to rescue the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan, during a typhoon. 

As:
Cast
Role:
2nd Lt. John Gregg
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Adventure, War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Widmark, Yul Brynner, Paul Frees, Suzy Parker, Shirley Knight
25. The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen (1966)
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The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen
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As:
Cast
Role:
Vincent
Director:
Michel Deville
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marina Vlady, Paul Frankeur, Henri Virlojeux, Jean Lefebvre
26. The Girl Rush (1955)
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The Girl Rush
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The Girl Rush is a comedy film which tells the story of a gambler’s daughter, who visits Las Vegas along with her aunt after learning that she has inherited 50% interest in a hotel-casino owned by her late uncle. However, when she arrives, she sees that the place is a total mess, and her partner is also in debt.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Pirosh
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Rosalind Russell, Gloria DeHaven, Fernando Lamas, Marion Lorne
27. The Day the Hot Line Got Hot (1968)
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The Day the Hot Line Got Hot
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eric Ericson
Director:
Etienne Périer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Boyer, Robert Taylor, Marie Dubois, Gérard Tichy
28. The Big Cube (1969)
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The Big Cube
PG
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Lisa, the rebellion daughter of business tycoon Charles Winthrop, has all along detested her father’s new wife, Broadway star Adriana Roman. When he dies of an accident, leaving his wife the executor of his will, Lisa’s fortune hunter boyfriend finds it easy to convince her that Adriana has murdered her father and conspire to drive her insane. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Allen
Director:
Tito Davison
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Lana Turner, Dan O'Herlihy, Richard Egan, Karin Mossberg
29. Why Not Stay for Breakfast? (1979)
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Why Not Stay for Breakfast?
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As:
Cast
Role:
George Clark
Director:
Terry Marcel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Yvonne Wilder, Ray Charleson, Gemma Craven, David Bext
30. Pale Blood (1990)
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Pale Blood
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As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Fury
Director:
Michael W. Leighton, V.V. Dachin Hsu
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Sybil Danning, Pamela Ludwig, Wings Hauser, Diana Frank
31. Sharon vestida de rojo (1969)
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Sharon vestida de rojo
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1
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Bowman
Director:
Germán Lorente
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Beba Loncar, Manuel de Blas, Hugo Blanco, Sonia Bruno

TV Movie(s)

1. Kismet (1967)
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Kismet
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As:
Cast
Role:
The Caliph
Director:
Bob Henry
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Hans Conried, José Ferrer, Anna Maria Alberghetti

TV Shows and Videos

Notorious Woman (1974)
Notorious Woman
As:
Cast
Role:
Frédéric Chopin (4 episodes, 1974)
Director:
Waris Hussein
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Blessed, Jeremy Irons, Rosemary Harris, Marina McConnell, Lewis Fiander, Jonathan Newth
Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Last of the Summer Wine
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J.W. Bell, Sydney Lotterby, James Gilbert, Bernard Thompson, Ray Butt
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Robert Fyfe, Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff
Poor Little Rich Girls (1984)
Poor Little Rich Girls
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jill Bennett, Lewis Fiander, Joan Hickson, Maria Aitken
Hell Town (1985)
Hell Town
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Blake, Jeff Corey, Whitman Mayo, Vonetta McGee

George Chakiris Awards

Academy Awards
West Side Story Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1962
Golden Globe Awards
West Side Story Best Supporting Actor 1962