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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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2

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. 

Role:
Bernardo
Starring:
Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, Gus Trikonis, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn
Directed By:
Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
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
19
2

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. 

Starring:
Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Mary Wickes, Dean Jagger, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen
Directed By:
3. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
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2
The Young Girls of Rochefort
G
17
2

The Young Girls of Rochefort is a musical romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Delphine and Solange, two twin sisters, who are both searching for love. Eventually, they decide to leave their small town and begins working as carnival singers. 

Role:
Etienne
Starring:
Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly, Agnès Varda, Danielle Darrieux, Françoise Dorléac
Directed By:
Jacques Demy
4. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)
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Stars and Stripes Forever
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2

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. 

Starring:
Robert Wagner, Clifton Webb, Finlay Currie, Ruth Hussey, Debra Paget
Directed By:
Henry Koster
5. The Country Girl (1954)
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The Country Girl
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2

The Country Girl is a musical drama film which tells the story of Frank Elgin, a fading actor who gets an opportunity to make a comeback when director Bernie Dodd offers him the leading role in his new musical. However, Frank finds himself very insecure and begins to turn to alcohol. Frank’s wife Georgie finds it harder and harder to cope with her husband’s lack of spirit, and feels that Bernie is responsible for all his troubles.  

Starring:
William Holden, Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Gene Reynolds, Anthony Ross
Directed By:
George Seaton
6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
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2

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.’ 

Starring:
Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan
Directed By:
Howard Hawks
7. Call Me Madam (1953)
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Call Me Madam
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2

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.

Starring:
Ethel Merman, George Sanders, Donald O'Connor, Billy De Wolfe, Vera-Ellen
Directed By:
Walter Lang
8. Bebo's Girl (1964)
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Bebo's Girl
12
2

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. 

Role:
Arturo Cappellini, detto 'Bube'
Starring:
Claudia Cardinale, Marc Michel, Dany París, Monique Vita
Directed By:
Luigi Comencini
9. Brigadoon (1954)
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Brigadoon
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2

During a hunting trip in Scotland, two Americans get lost. They soon come across a mysterious but small village, known as Brigadoon, where the residents seem to harbor a mysterious secret. In addition, they behave as if they are still living two centuries ago. Things get even more complicated when one of them falls for Fiona, one of the residents.  

Starring:
Gene Kelly, Barry Jones, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse, Elaine Stewart
Directed By:
10. The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953)
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2
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
TV-PG
12
2
Starring:
Peter Lind Hayes, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig, Mary Healy, Jack Heasley
Directed By:
Roy Rowland
11. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
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2
Is Paris Burning?
PG-13
12
2
Role:
GI in Tank (as Georges Chakiris)
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Leslie Caron, Orson Welles, Glenn Ford, Charles Boyer, Alain Delon
Directed By:
René Clément
12. Song of Love (1947)
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Song of Love
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2

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.

Starring:
Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Leo G. Carroll, Henry Daniell, Robert Walker
Directed By:
Clarence Brown
13. Two and Two Make Six (1962)
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Two and Two Make Six
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2
Role:
Larry Curado
Starring:
Athene Seyler, Janette Scott, Jocelyn Lane, Alfred Lynch,
Directed By:
Freddie Francis
14. The Great Caruso (1951)
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The Great Caruso
12
2
Starring:
Ann Blyth, Jarmila Novotna, Mario Lanza, Dorothy Kirsten
Directed By:
Richard Thorpe
15. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
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There's No Business Like Show Business
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This musical comedy drama film takes us to 1919 and revolves around the lives and careers of Terence and Molly Donahue, a husband-and-wife vaudeville team. Over the years, their children Steve, Katy and Tim begin to join the act one by one as well. Things get complicated when Tim falls for a performer named Vicky. After things go sour between them, Tim abandons the act, and disappears.   

Starring:
Mitzi Gaynor, Marilyn Monroe, Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Donald O'Connor, Johnnie Ray
Directed By:
Walter Lang
16. Kings of the Sun (1963)
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Kings of the Sun
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2
Role:
Balam
Starring:
James Coburn, Yul Brynner, Richard Basehart, Brad Dexter, Shirley Anne Field
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
17. 633 Squadron (1964)
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633 Squadron
11
2
Role:
Lt. Erik Bergman
Starring:
Cliff Robertson, Donald Houston, Harry Andrews, Maria Perschy
Directed By:
Walter Grauman
18. Give a Girl a Break (1953)
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Give a Girl a Break
11
2

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? 

Starring:
Debbie Reynolds, Bob Fosse, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Dolly Sharp
Directed By:
Stanley Donen
19. Under Fire (1957)
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Under Fire
11
2
Starring:
Harry Morgan, Steve Brodie, Rex Reason, Peter Walker,
Directed By:
James B. Clark
20. Diamond Head (1962)
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Diamond Head
12
2

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? 

Role:
Dr. Dean Kahana
Starring:
Charlton Heston, Yvette Mimieux, James Darren, France Nuyen
Directed By:
Guy Green
21. Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)
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Meet Me in Las Vegas
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2

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?  

Starring:
Pier Angeli, Agnes Moorehead, Lena Horne, Peter Lorre, Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, Dan Dailey
Directed By:
Roy Rowland
22. Second Chance (1953)
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Second Chance
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2

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. 

Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Jack Palance, Linda Darnell, Sandro Giglio, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.
Directed By:
Rudolph Maté
23. McGuire, Go Home! (1965)
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McGuire, Go Home!
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2

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.

Role:
Haghios
Starring:
Dirk Bogarde, Grégoire Aslan, Denholm Elliott, Susan Strasberg
Directed By:
Ralph Thomas
24. Not to Forget (2021)
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Not to Forget
10
2

A self-centered young man’s life takes a turn when his grandmother is affected with Alzheimer’s, and he is forced to take care of her. However, when he realizes about her immense wealth, he decides to get closer to her.

Role:
Bank Manager
25. Flight from Ashiya (1964)
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2
Flight from Ashiya
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2

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. 

Role:
2nd Lt. John Gregg
Starring:
Richard Widmark, Yul Brynner, Paul Frees, Suzy Parker, Shirley Knight
Directed By:
Michael Anderson
26. The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen (1966)
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2
The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen
9
2
Role:
Vincent
Starring:
Marina Vlady, Paul Frankeur, Henri Virlojeux, Jean Lefebvre
Directed By:
Michel Deville
27. The Girl Rush (1955)
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The Girl Rush
9
2

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.

Starring:
Eddie Albert, Rosalind Russell, Gloria DeHaven, Fernando Lamas, Marion Lorne
Directed By:
Robert Pirosh
28. The Day the Hot Line Got Hot (1968)
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2
The Day the Hot Line Got Hot
M
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2

The ‘Hotline’ is an ultra-secret telephone number that links the heads of state of the US and Russia. Things get complicated when a double agent manages to steal their top secret phone number. Chaos ensues when he phones both Washington and Moscow, and claims that that their spy chiefs are traitors.

Role:
Eric Ericson
Starring:
Charles Boyer, Robert Taylor, Marie Dubois, Gérard Tichy
Directed By:
Etienne Périer
29. The Big Cube (1969)
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The Big Cube
PG
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1

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. 

Role:
Johnny Allen
Starring:
Lana Turner, Dan O'Herlihy, Richard Egan, Karin Mossberg
Directed By:
Tito Davison
30. Why Not Stay for Breakfast? (1979)
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2
Why Not Stay for Breakfast?
10
2
Role:
George Clark
Starring:
Yvonne Wilder, Ray Charleson, Gemma Craven, David Bext
Directed By:
Terry Marcel
31. Pale Blood (1990)
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1
Pale Blood
R
9
1
Role:
Michael Fury
Starring:
Sybil Danning, Pamela Ludwig, Wings Hauser, Diana Frank
Directed By:
Michael W. Leighton, V.V. Dachin Hsu
32. Sharon vestida de rojo (1969)
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1
Sharon vestida de rojo
5
1
Role:
Robert Bowman
Starring:
Beba Loncar, Manuel de Blas, Hugo Blanco, Sonia Bruno
Directed By:
Germán Lorente

TV Movie(s)

1. Kismet (1967)
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2
Kismet
14
2
Role:
The Caliph
Starring:
Barbara Eden, Hans Conried, José Ferrer, Anna Maria Alberghetti
Directed By:
Bob Henry

TV Shows and Videos

Notorious Woman (1974)
Notorious Woman
Role:
Frédéric Chopin (4 episodes, 1974)
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Jeremy Irons, Rosemary Harris, Marina McConnell, Lewis Fiander, Jonathan Newth
Directed By:
Waris Hussein
The Jackie Gleason Show (1966)
The Jackie Gleason Show
TV-G
Starring:
Paul Lynde, Milton Berle, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, William Wyler, Taylor Dancers The June
Thriller (1973)
Thriller
Starring:
Richard Todd, Carroll Baker, Barbara Feldon, Edd Byrnes, Hayley Mills, Diane Cilento, Helen Mirren
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Hawaii Five-O
Starring:
Slim Pickens, William Shatner, George Lazenby, Andy Griffith, Helen Hayes, Gavin MacLeod, Sam Elliott
Directed By:
Michael O'Herlihy, Charles S. Dubin, Paul Stanley, Allen Reisner, Richard Benedict
Medical Center (1969)
Medical Center
Starring:
Doris Roberts, Don Rickles, Edward G. Robinson, O. J. Simpson, Louise Fletcher, Meredith Baxter, John Ritter
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman, Earl Bellamy, Paul Stanley, Murray Golden, Michael Caffey
Wonder Woman (1975)
Wonder Woman
TV-G
Starring:
Robert Reed, Craig T. Nelson, Carolyn Jones, Leif Garrett, Barry Van Dyke, Ed Begley Jr., Mako Iwamatsu
Directed By:
Stuart Margolin, Seymour Robbie, Michael Caffey, Leslie H. Martinson, John Newland
One Life to Live (1968)
One Life to Live
TV-PG
Starring:
Elaine Stritch, Rebecca Schaeffer, Krysten Ritter, Hayden Panettiere, John Amos, Tommy Lee Jones, Wendy Williams
Directed By:
Gary Donatelli, Larry Carpenter, Jill Mitwell, Mary Ryan, Danielle Faraldo
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983)
Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, Jean Stapleton, Jane Kaczmarek, James Cromwell, Kevin Nealon, Beverly Garland, Jean Stapleton
Dallas (1978)
Dallas
Starring:
Joel Grey, Larry Hagman, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christine Taylor, Alexis Smith, Patrick Duffy, Priscilla Presley
Directed By:
Leonard Katzman, Michael Preece, Irving J. Moore, Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy
Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Last of the Summer Wine
TV-PG
Starring:
John Cleese, Robert Fyfe, Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff
Directed By:
Alan J.W. Bell, Sydney Lotterby, James Gilbert, Bernard Thompson, Ray Butt
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Murder, She Wrote
Starring:
Bert Convy, Megan Mullally, Mickey Rooney, Fred Willard, George Takei, Adam West, Jean Simmons
Directed By:
Anthony Pullen Shaw, Walter Grauman, Vincent McEveety, Seymour Robbie, Jerry Jameson
Poor Little Rich Girls (1984)
Poor Little Rich Girls
Starring:
Jill Bennett, Lewis Fiander, Joan Hickson, Maria Aitken
Matt Houston (1982)
Matt Houston
Starring:
Michelle Phillips, Jonathan Banks, Mary Ann Mobley, Heather Locklear, Tori Spelling, Scatman Crothers, Tina Louise
Directed By:
Corey Allen, Michael Vejar, Cliff Bole, James L. Conway, Don Chaffey
Fantasy Island (1977)
Fantasy Island
Starring:
Keenan Wynn, Cassandra Peterson, Lynn Redgrave, Michelle Pfeiffer, Frankie Avalon, Florence Henderson, Peter Graves
Directed By:
Cliff Bole, Don Weis, Earl Bellamy, George McCowan, Philip Leacock
The Partridge Family (1970)
The Partridge Family
Starring:
Richard Pryor, Farrah Fawcett, Danny Bonaduce, Jodie Foster, Rob Reiner, John Banner, Season Hubley
Directed By:
Bruce Bilson, E.W. Swackhamer, Jerry London, Russ Mayberry, Claudio Guzmán
Hell Town (1985)
Hell Town
Starring:
Robert Blake, Jeff Corey, Whitman Mayo, Vonetta McGee
CHiPs (1977)
CHiPs
TV-PG
Starring:
Kim Richards, Elinor Donahue, Todd Bridges, Joyce Bulifant, Miguel Ferrer, Phyllis Diller, Edward James Olmos
Directed By:
Christian I. Nyby II, Donald L. Gold, Michael Caffey, Paul Krasny, Don Chaffey
Dr. Simon Locke (1971)
Dr. Simon Locke
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Lesley Ann Warren, Sal Mineo, Donald Pleasence, John Candy, Martin Sheen, William Shatner
Directed By:
Richard Gilbert, Gerald Mayer, John Meredyth Lucas, Peter Carter, Brian Walker
Human Target (1992)
Human Target
Starring:
Jim Caviezel, Rachel Sarah Bilson, Richard Belzer, David Carradine, R. Lee Ermey, Rick Springfield, Kirk Baltz
Directed By:
Mario Azzopardi, Danny Bilson, Max Tash, Bruce Bilson, Bill Corcoran
Superboy (1988)
Superboy
Starring:
Joaquin Phoenix, Gilbert Gottfried, Abe Vigoda, Britt Ekland, Wayne Brady, Ray Walston, Leif Garrett
Directed By:
David Nutter, David Grossman, Richard J. Lewis, John Huneck, Peter Kiwitt
Santa Barbara (1984)
Santa Barbara
TV-PG
Starring:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Robin Wright, Betty White, Timothy Francis Robbins, Bridgette Wilson, Vanna White, Ray Walston
Directed By:
Michael Gliona, Rick Bennewitz, Rob Schiller, John Sedwick, Peter Brinkerhoff

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