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List of George Harris Kennedy, Jr Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
23
3
Cool Hand Luke
PG
23
3

War veteran Lucas ‘Luke’ Jackson is sentenced to two years on a chain gang for cutting parking meters. However, in the prison, he becomes an inspirational hero to the rest of his fellow convicts, including the prisoners’ leader Dragline for standing up to the guards and their sadistic leader Walking Boss Godfrey. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dragline
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Harry Dean Stanton, Dennis Hopper, Wayne Rogers, Lou Antonio, Robert Drivas, George Kennedy
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
22
3
The Dirty Dozen
22
3

In 1944, an American intelligence officer is assigned to train a bunch of hardened criminals and turn them into commandos to be sent to France on an important, but a near suicide mission. He eventually recruits twelve, five of whom are on death row and proceeds to turn them into a courageous and cohesive unit.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, War
3. Charade (1963)
15
3
Charade
15
3

Reggie meets Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday and decides to divorce her husband Charles. Upon returning to Paris, she finds her apartment stripped bare and learns that Charles has been murdered while trying to leave Paris. She later learns about his sordid past and with Peter by her tries to sort things out.  But why is Peter changing his name constantly?

As:
Cast
Role:
Herman Scobie
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Comedy, Mystery
4. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
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3
The Flight of the Phoenix
18
3

The Flight of the Phoenix is a survival drama film which is based on a novel of the same name. It revolves around a small group of men who try to survive, after their aircraft is forced to land in the Sahara Desert. Things take a turn when one of the survivors says that he can build a new airplane from the wreckage.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
5. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
14
3
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
14
3

Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of Charlotte, a middle-aged woman who lives alone in her estate. Although the murder of her lover John remained unsolved, she was always the prime suspect. When her cousin arrives to help her challenge the government’s demolition of her home, Charlotte is plagued by bizarre occurrences.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Agnes Moorehead, Olivia de Havilland, Bruce Dern, Joseph Cotten, Cecil Kellaway
6. Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
14
3
Lonely Are the Brave
TV-PG
14
3

Jack Burns, an independent cowboy, feels out of place in the modern world. He purposely gets into a brawl and gets himself arrested to be with Paul, a friend who has been imprisoned for helping illegal aliens. Jack wants Paul to flee with him, but Paul has too much at stake.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Miller
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau, Michael Kane, Carroll O'Connor
7. In Harm's Way (1965)
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2
In Harm's Way
15
2

Navy Captain Torrey manages to bring his ship through the Pearl Harbor bombing unscathed. However, the ship is later damaged in a subsequent battle due to his negligence, which leads to his demotion. Soon, he tries to mend his relationship with his estranged son, and begins to take a liking to a nurse named Maggie. However he is soon called back for duty. Torrey sees his as his second opportunity to prove himself.    

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War
8. The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
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2
The Sons of Katie Elder
17
2

The Sons of Katie Elder is a Western film which revolves around four sons who reunite in their hometown in Texas, to attend their mother’s funeral. They soon learn that their father has gambled away the family ranch, which had led to his murder.  They therefore decide to avenge his death, as well as win back the ranch.

As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Dean Martin, John Wayne, Dennis Hopper, Earl Holliman, Martha Hyer, Michael Anderson Jr.
10. Mirage (1965)
12
2
Mirage
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, Walter Matthau, Diane Baker, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Weston
11. Death on the Nile (1978)
13
2
Death on the Nile
PG
13
2

Death on the Nile is a mystery drama film which tells the story of detective Hercule Poirot, who is on a luxurious cruise down the Nile.  However, when a newlywed rich heiress gets killed along with few others, it is up to Poirot to find the killer before the ship reaches its destination.      

As:
Cast
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery
12. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
17
2
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
R
17
2

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot is a comedy crime drama film which tells the story of a bank robber, who reunites his old gang to organize a new heist and rob a bank.

As:
Cast
Role:
Red Leary
Director:
Michael Cimino
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, William Gary Busey, George Kennedy, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach
13. The Boston Strangler (1968)
13
2
The Boston Strangler
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Phil DiNatale
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Tony Curtis, James Brolin, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin
14. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
13
2
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
PG-13
13
2

Clumsy Police Squad! detective Frank Drebin, while investigating a murder attempt on his partner Nordberg, visits the office of influential businessman Vincent Ludwig and becomes attracted to Ludwig's sexy assistant Jane Spencer. Meanwhile, Ludwig, who is also a drug lord and criminal mastermind, plans to mind-control a baseball player into assassinating Queen Elizabeth II during her American tour.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Hocken
Director:
David Zucker
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, O. J. Simpson, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban, George Kennedy
15. The Silent Witness (1962)
12
2
The Silent Witness
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gus Jordan
Director:
Ken Kennedy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Marjorie Reynolds, Tristram Coffin, Andrea Lane, Dick Haynes
16. Ningen no shômei (1977)
12
2
Ningen no shômei
12
2

After an American is found fatally stabbed in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detectives follow the trail of the killer, which eventually leads them to New York City. There he is partnered with an American detective Ken Shuftan, with whom he tries to solve the mystery.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ken Shuftan
Director:
Jun'ya Satô
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Toshiro Mifune, George Kennedy, Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Yûsaku Matsuda
17. Strait-Jacket (1964)
12
2
Strait-Jacket
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
William Castle
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Crawford, Lee Majors, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, Howard St. John
18. Airport (1970)
13
2
Airport
G
13
2

Airport is a disaster suspense drama film which revolves around the manager of the Lincoln International Airport, who is trying his best to keep the airport open despite the fact that there is a snowstorm. Meanwhile a suicide bomber is planning to blow up an airliner in flight.

As:
Cast
Role:
Patroni
Director:
George Seaton, Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
19. The Eiger Sanction (1975)
18
2
The Eiger Sanction
R
18
2

The Eiger Sanction is an action crime thriller film which tells the story of Dr Hemlock, a retired assassin. A secret organization coerces him to come out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Bowman
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy, Heidi Brühl
20. Bandolero! (1968)
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2
Bandolero!
GP
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff July Johnson
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Western, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Raquel Welch, James Stewart, Dean Martin, Denver Pyle, Andrew Prine, George Kennedy
21. Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
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3
Cahill U.S. Marshal
PG
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Fraser
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
John Wayne, Denver Pyle, Neville Brand, George Kennedy, Gary Grimes, Clay O'Brien
22. Fools' Parade (1971)
12
2
Fools' Parade
GP
12
2

Mattie Appleyard is released after spending 40 years in the prison, during which time he has earned over $25,000. He and 2 other ex-convicts plan to open a store and lead a decent life. But prison Captain ‘Doc’ Council conspires with banker Grindstaff, and plots to cheat Mattie of his money, thus forcing the three to revert back to their old ways.

As:
Cast
Role:
'Doc' Council
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Anne Baxter, Kurt Russell, James Stewart, George Kennedy, Strother Martin
23. ...tick... tick... tick... (1970)
11
2
...tick... tick... tick...
G
11
2

African-American, Jim Price, is elected as the sheriff over former white sheriff, John Little, and faces opposition from everyone including Mayor Parks. When a white man, John Braddock, is arrested for manslaughter, his influential father hires vigilantes to save his son. John Little returns to help Jim Price and they are helped by the town people. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John Little
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Fredric March, Jim Brown, George Kennedy, Don Stroud, Lynn Carlin
24. McHale's Navy (1964)
15
2
McHale's Navy
TV-G
15
2

Based on a TV series of the same name, this 1964 comedy film is about a naval officer Quinton McHale and his crazy crew who decide to use their PT boad for off-track betting.

As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Montagne
Genres:
War, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gavin MacLeod, Claudine Longet, Ernest Borgnine, George Kennedy, Gary Vinson
25. The Double McGuffin (1979)
11
2
The Double McGuffin
PG
11
2

Four schoolchildren uncover a plot to assassinate a visiting dignitary from the Middle East. They inform the police, but they refuse to believe their story. Therefore, they try to save the dignitary’s life and put the bad guys in jail, all by themselves. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Camp
Genres:
Family, Mystery
Star Cast:
Orson Welles, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Browning, George Kennedy, Elke Sommer
26. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
13
2
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
PG-13
13
2

The second installment in The Naked Gun film series, the movie follows the comically bumbling Police Lt. Frank Drebin and his adventures as he attempts to stop the villainous Quentin Hapsburg from harming the president. Upon its release, it took the top spot at the box office and became one of the year’s biggest hits. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Hocken
Director:
David Zucker
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Leslie Nielsen, O. J. Simpson, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, George Kennedy, Robert Goulet
27. The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come (1961)
11
2
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
War, Romance, History, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Chill Wills, Luana Patten, Jimmie Rodgers, Linda Hutchings
28. Sonic Boom (1974)
11
2
Sonic Boom
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Dover
Director:
Jeffrey Mandel
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Sal Mineo, Mark Harmon, Kristin Nelson, George Kennedy, Tisha Sterling, Kaye Ballard, Jonathan Winters
29. Day of Resurrection (1980)
11
2
Day of Resurrection
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kinji Fukasaku
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Adventure, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Edward James Olmos, Glenn Ford, Olivia Hussey, George Kennedy, Shin'ichi Chiba
30. The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)
14
2
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys
PG
14
2

A western film directed by Burt Kennedy, the movie revolves around the lives of Jim Flagg, the marshal in the town of Progress, and his arch-rival Big John McKay, an outlaw. A fierce yet humorous battle takes place between the lawmen and the outlaws when the latter group tries to rob a train. 

As:
Cast
Role:
McKay
Director:
Burt Kennedy
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
David Carradine, John Carradine, Robert Mitchum, Tina Louise, George Kennedy, Martin Balsam
31. Mean Dog Blues (1978)
12
2
Mean Dog Blues
R
12
2

When his friend injures a little child due to driving under influence, Paul Ramsey, a singer, offers to state in court that he was the one driving. However, he is double-crossed, due to which he is sent to prison for five years. Soon he finds that prison life is much harsher than he expected.

As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Stuart
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Tina Louise, Scatman Crothers, Gregg Henry, Kay Lenz, Felton Perry
32. Just Before Dawn (1981)
11
2
Just Before Dawn
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Roy McLean
Director:
Jeff Lieberman
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Mike Kellin, Gregg Henry, Deborah Benson, Chris Lemmon
33. Island of the Blue Dolphins (1964)
11
2
Island of the Blue Dolphins
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Aleut Captain
Director:
James B. Clark
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Family
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Larry Domasin, Celia Milius, Ann Daniel, Carlos Romero
34. The Man from the Diners' Club (1963)
11
2
The Man from the Diners' Club
11
2

Ernest is a clerk working for a credit card company. He makes a big mistake, when he accidentally approves a credit card of a mobster, Pulardos, who is planning to flee to Mexico, with his girlfriend. Now Ernest must fix his mistake before it is too late, in order to avoid criminal charges.

As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Kaye, Telly Savalas, Harry Dean Stanton, Martha Hyer, Everett Sloane, Cara Williams
35. Zig Zag (1970)
11
2
Zig Zag
PG
11
2

Paul Cameron is an insurance executive who gets diagnosed with brain tumor. When he comes across news about a huge reward for information that can help arrest the murderer of a wealthy businessman, he comes up with a plan. He decides to frame himself for the murder with the hope that his wife will be able to collect the money.

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul R. Cameron
Director:
Richard A. Colla
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson, William Marshall, Steve Ihnat
36. Don't Come Knocking (2005)
11
3
Don't Come Knocking
R
11
3

Howard Spence is an aging cowboy who decides to desert the film he is working on, and instead try to reconnect with his mother, whom he has not met for three decades. He falls into a great depression and nearly becomes suicidal upon learning about his child he never knew about. However, this gives him a reason to keep living.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
37. The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
10
2
The Legend of Lylah Clare
10
2

Arrogant Hollywood director Lewis Zarkan, who had made lowly German prostitute Lylah Clare a star, has lost his footing since her mysterious death two decades ago. When he finds Elsa Brinkmann, the spitting image of Lylah, he makes a film on Lylah starring Elsa, but the latter becomes obsessed with the former's personality as filming continues.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Peter Finch, George Kennedy, Kim Novak, Rossella Falk
38. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
11
2
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
PG-13
11
2

The last movie in The Naked Gun film series opens with cop Frank Drebin retiring from his job to devote more time to his personal life. However, he secretly desires to make a comeback. So when his former associates reach out to him seeking his help to catch a bomber who is planning to blow up the Academy Awards, he grabs the opportunity and goes undercover to stop the attack.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Hocken
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
39. Steel (1979)
10
2
Steel
PG
10
2

A construction foreman finds himself in a complicated situation when the construction of a skyscraper proves to be nearby an impossible task and he starts to lose his sanity. However, his daughter finds a man who might be able to help her father complete the project.

As:
Cast
Role:
Big Lew Cassidy
Director:
Steve Carver
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Lee Majors, Harris Yulin, George Kennedy, Jennifer O'Neill
40. The Pink Jungle (1968)
10
2
The Pink Jungle
10
2

The Pink Jungle is an adventure comedy film which tells us the story of an American photographer Ben Morris, and his model Alison, who finds a map showing the location of a mythical diamond mine. They join forces with two other men, but one of them turns out to be greedy who wants the treasure only for himself.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sammy Ryderbeit
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
Romance, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Garner, Eva Renzi, George Kennedy, Nigel Green, Michael Ansara
41. Brass Target (1978)
11
2
Brass Target
PG
11
2

A film based on the novel The Algonquin Project by Frederick Nolan, Brass Target revolves around the historical event of Gen. George S. Patton's German automobile crash. Even though the crash was initially believed to be an accident, the film suggests that it was a conspiracy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gen. George S. Patton
Director:
John Hough
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery, War, Action
Star Cast:
Max von Sydow, Sophia Loren, Robert Vaughn, John Cassavetes, Patrick McGoohan, George Kennedy
42. The 'Human' Factor (1975)
10
2
The 'Human' Factor
R
10
2

John Kinsdale is a computer specialist working for NATO who lives in Italy, with a wife and two kids.  One day, when John returns home, he finds his entire family murdered. The tragedy drives him to suicide, but eventually he decides to find those responsible for it and take revenge.  

As:
Cast
Role:
John Kinsdale
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Sir John Mills, John Mills, George Kennedy, Barry Sullivan, Raf Vallone, Rita Tushingham
43. The Ballad of Josie (1967)
12
2
The Ballad of Josie
12
2

Put on trial for accidentally killing her abusive husband, Josie Minick is finally acquitted. Returning to the ranch she first tries to rejuvenate her ranch; but when she fails she turns to sheep farming instead of cattle, annoying her male neighbors in the process. Not the one to give up, she also sets up a women's suffrage movement, showing how tough a woman can be.

As:
Cast
Role:
Arch Ogden
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Peter Graves, William Talman, Andy Devine, George Kennedy
44. Earthquake (1974)
11
2
Earthquake
PG
11
2

Stuart manages to resolve his marital woes with his wife Remy, but things turn worse when the city is hit by a series of devastating earthquakes. The rest of the story revolves around how common people are affected by this.

As:
Cast
Role:
Slade
Director:
Mark Robson
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
45. Radioactive Dreams (1985)
10
2
Radioactive Dreams
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Pyun
Genres:
Music, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Don Murray, Lisa Blount, Michael Dudikoff, John Stockwell
46. Search and Destroy (1979)
11
2
Search and Destroy
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anthony Fusqua
Director:
William Fruet
Genres:
War, Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Don Stroud, Perry King, Tisa Farrow, Tony Sheer
47. Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
13
3
Guns of the Magnificent Seven
G
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris
Director:
Paul Wendkos
Genres:
Action, Western
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, George Kennedy, Monte Markham, Reni Santoni, Bernie Casey
48. Hurry Sundown (1967)
10
2
Hurry Sundown
10
2

In rural Georgia, bigoted, greedy Henry Warren and his wife Julie Ann plan to sell their land but to do so they need to sell two adjoining lands. When the landowners, Reeve and Rad form an alliance against Henry, a desperate Henry resolves to heinous tactics including involving the KKK to get what he wants. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
49. Airport 1975 (1974)
13
2
Airport 1975
PG
13
2

Airport is an action drama thriller film which tells the story of Nancy, an air hostess serving in a Boeing 747 aircraft. Things take an ugly turn when the pilot suffers a heart attack shortly after a takeoff and the flight slams into another plane. When the other pilot loses consciousness as well, it is up to Nancy alone to save the lives of the passengers.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Patroni
Director:
Jack Smight
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
50. Airport '77 (1977)
12
2
Airport '77
PG
12
2

A group of art thieves hijack a Boeing 747 carrying a collection of priceless works of art. Due to circumstances, however, the plane hits an oil rig, after which it crashes into the sea, which leads the passengers and crew to fight for their survival.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Jameson
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
51. Another Happy Day (2011)
10
2
Another Happy Day
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Demi Moore, Ellen Burstyn, Ellen Barkin, Thomas Haden Church, Ezra Miller
52. Small Soldiers (1998)
11
3
Small Soldiers
PG-13
11
3

A toy company programs their2 sets of toys, ‘The Commando Elite’ and ‘The Gorgonites,’ with military technology that is used for steering missiles, enabling the toys to move and talk. In a suburban community, the two cliques acquire thinking capacity and creating their own weapons, the Commando Elite set out to destroy the peaceful Gorgonites, consequently putting the neighborhood humans in danger. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Dante
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family
53. Creepshow 2 (1987)
12
2
Creepshow 2
R
12
2

The anthology is based on Stephen King's stories. In ‘Old Chief Wood’nhead,’ cigar-store wooden statue of Native American Chief avenges those who kill the elderly store-owners. In ‘The Raft,’ four teenagers, stranded on a raft on the lake, are attacked by a carnivorous blob. In ‘The Hitchhiker,’ an unfaithful rich woman hits a hitchhiker and runs, but he returns to terrorize her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ray Spruce (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")
Director:
Michael Gornick
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lois Chiles, Stephen King, George Kennedy, Tom Savini, Domenick John
54. Brain Dead (1990)
10
2
Brain Dead
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Simon
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor
55. The Gambler (2014)
10
2
The Gambler
R
10
2

Jim Bennett, a literature professor, is addicted to high-stake gambling which has led him to borrow money from a gangster with his own life as collateral. As he slides down more into the underground gambling world, a loan-shark takes paternal interest in him. Jim is getting increasingly involved with one of his students. He has much at stake and can’t afford to lose.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ed
Director:
Rupert Wyatt
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
56. Gaily, Gaily (1969)
9
2
Gaily, Gaily
M
9
2

Ben Harvey is a naïve young man who leaves his small town for Chicago. However, a pickpocket steals his money in the city, leaving him nowhere to go. Queen Lil, who runs a bordello gives him shelter, and also helps him find work at a newspaper. His life takes a turn, when he realizes the extent of government corruption, and he sets out to reform the entire system.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Axel P. Johanson
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Margot Kidder, Hume Cronyn, George Kennedy, Brian Keith, Melina Mercouri
57. Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)
11
2
Dirty Dingus Magee
GP
11
2

Hoke Birdsill arrives in Yerkey's Hole demanding justice after being robbed by Dingus Magee. The town’s mayor, Belle Nops, who is also the owner of the local bordello makes him sheriff. After several battles of one-upmanship with each other, Magee and Birdsill team up to bring the bordello down. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Herkimer 'Hoke' Birdsill
Director:
Burt Kennedy
Genres:
Western, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Frank Sinatra, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson, Lois Nettleton, Jack Elam
58. The Delta Force (1986)
12
2
The Delta Force
R
12
2

The Delta Force is an action film which takes us to 1985 when Lebanese terrorists hijack an American Flight, which was flying from Cairo to New York City. After all the 144 passengers and crew are taken hostage, the terrorists start making demands from the US government. Soon the Delta Force is sent in to resolve the crisis.

As:
Cast
Director:
Menahem Golan
Genres:
War, Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Chuck Norris, Kevin Dillon, Shelley Winters, Lee Marvin, Robert Forster, Martin Balsam
60. Chattanooga Choo Choo (1984)
10
2
Chattanooga Choo Choo
PG
10
2

Bert Waters, the owner of a losing football team, seizes the chance when his father-in-law leaves him $1million on the condition that he must restore the Chattanooga Choo Choo train and complete the New York to Chattanooga run in 24 hours. Bert has his girlfriend, estranged wife, daughter, along with his team, team-coach, cheerleaders and the press, turning it into a hilarious train ride.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bert
Director:
Bruce Bilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Melissa Sue Anderson, Bridget Hanley, George Kennedy, Joe Namath
61. Death Ship (1980)
10
2
Death Ship
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Ashland
Director:
Alvin Rakoff
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Adventure
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Sally Ann Howes, Richard Crenna, Kate Reid, Nick Mancuso
63. Wacko (1982)
8
2
Wacko
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Doctor Graves
Director:
Greydon Clark
Genres:
Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Stella Stevens, Joe Don Baker, Julia Duffy, Scott McGinnis
64. Hotwire (1980)
8
2
Hotwire
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Q. Dobbs
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Bruce Paul Barbour, Penny Bennett, Peggy Ann Byers, David S. Cass Sr.
65. Rare Breed (1984)
8
2
Rare Breed
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan Hill
Director:
David Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Forrest Tucker, Don DeFore, Tom Hallick, Tracy Vaccaro
66. The Terror Within (1989)
9
2
The Terror Within
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hal
Director:
Thierry Notz
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Andrew Stevens, Starr Andreeff, Terri Treas, John Lafayette
68. Bolero (1984)
6
1
Bolero
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Cotton
Director:
John Derek
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bo Derek, George Kennedy, Andrea Occhipinti, Ana Obregón, Olivia d'Abo
69. Mad Mad Wagon Party (2010)
11
2
Mad Mad Wagon Party
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
JB Scotch
Director:
Dwight Brooks
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Cathy Rankin, Slade Hall, Shane Dean, Rosalie Michaels
70. Truce (2005)
10
2
Truce
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Marconi
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Buck Taylor, Samantha Droke, Michaela Lange, Bow
71. Six Days in Paradise (2010)
9
2
Six Days in Paradise
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Monty Crenshaw
Director:
John Vidor
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, David Carradine, Joanna Krupa, Michael Madsen, George Kennedy
72. Hired to Kill (1990)
8
2
Hired to Kill
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas
Director:
Nico Mastorakis, Peter Rader
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Oliver Reed, George Kennedy, José Ferrer, Brian Thompson, Michelle Moffett
73. Distant Justice (1992)
8
2
Distant Justice
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tôru Murakawa
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
David Carradine, Bunta Sugawara, Eric Lutes, R.J. Adams, Kevin Alber
75. Counterforce (1988)
8
2
Counterforce
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
José Antonio de la Loma
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Isaac Hayes, Louis Jourdan, George Kennedy, Simón Andreu, Kabir Bedi
76. Top Line (1988)
8
2
Top Line
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nello Rossati
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Franco Nero, George Kennedy, William Berger, Mary Stavin, Deborah Moore
77. Demonwarp (1988)
8
1
Demonwarp
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Crafton
Director:
Emmett Alston
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Billy Jayne, David Michael O'Neill, Pamela Gilbert, Hank Stratton
78. Savage Dawn (1985)
8
1
Savage Dawn
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tick Rand
Director:
Simon Nuchtern
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Sam Kinison, Karen Black, Richard Lynch, Lance Henriksen
79. Esmeralda Bay (1989)
7
1
Esmeralda Bay
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Wilson
Director:
Jesús Franco
Genres:
War, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Fernando Rey, Robert Forster, Silvia Tortosa, Ramon Estevez
80. Bayou Ghost (1997)
7
1
Bayou Ghost
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Officer Lowe
Director:
Gardner Compton
Genres:
Adventure, Horror, Family
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Gabriel Damon, Lenore Banks, Brenda Allison, Robert Ayers
81. Death Street USA (1988)
8
1
Death Street USA
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Hanks
Director:
Nico Mastorakis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Horror
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Bo Hopkins, Kimberly Beck, Wings Hauser, Brion James
82. River of Stone (1994)
7
1
River of Stone
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
David Z. McMahon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Doohan, George Kennedy, Libby Brien, Rafael C. Herrera, Imaj
83. Born to Race (1988)
7
1
Born to Race
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Vincent Duplain
Director:
James Fargo
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Robert Logan, Joseph Bottoms, Marc Singer, Marla Heasley
84. Mayumi: Virgin Terrorist (1990)
7
2
Mayumi: Virgin Terrorist
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sang-ok Shin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Sung-il Shin, Seo-ra Kim, Hak-jae Lee, Reiko Oshida
85. Hangfire (1991)
6
1
Hangfire
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Maris
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Lou Ferrigno, George Kennedy, Jan-Michael Vincent, Lee de Broux, Brad Davis
86. Ministry of Vengeance (1989)
7
1
Ministry of Vengeance
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rev. Hughes
Director:
Peter Maris
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Ned Beatty, Brodie Greer, Ken Abraham, Apollonia Kotero
87. Driving Me Crazy (1991)
6
2
Driving Me Crazy
PG
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Turteltaub
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Milton Berle, Billy Dee Williams, George Kennedy, Dom DeLuise, Steve Kanaly
88. Rigged (1985)
6
1
Rigged
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben
Director:
Jefferson Richard, Claudio M. Cutry
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Pamela Jean Bryant, George 'Buck' Flower, Ken Roberson, Dene Anton
89. Three Bad Men (2005)
6
1
Three Bad Men
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Fiske
Director:
Jeff Hathcock
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Peter Brown, Mike Moroff, Chris Gann, John Dixon
90. Intensive Care (1991)
4
1
Intensive Care
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Bruckner
Director:
Dorna van Rouveroy
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Koen Wauters, Nada van Nie, Michiel Hess, Dick van den Toorn

TV Movie(s)

2. Deliver Us from Evil (1973)
13
2
Deliver Us from Evil
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter 'Cowboy' McAdams
Director:
Boris Sagal
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Jim Davis, Bradford Dillman, Charles Aidman, Jan-Michael Vincent
3. The Jesse Owens Story (1984)
12
2
The Jesse Owens Story
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Irving
Genres:
Drama, Sport, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Ben Vereen, Tom Bosley, George Kennedy, Dorian Harewood, Dan Ammerman
4. A Cry in the Wilderness (1974)
11
2
A Cry in the Wilderness
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Hadley
Director:
Gordon Hessler
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Roy Poole, Joanna Pettet, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Lee Montgomery
5. A Great American Tragedy (1972)
10
2
A Great American Tragedy
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brad Wilkes
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Vera Miles, William Windom, George Kennedy, Kevin McCarthy
6. The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981)
10
2
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Corea
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Victor Campos, Kabir Bedi, Belinda Bauer, Lane Caudell
7. Sands of Oblivion (2007)
6
1
Sands of Oblivion
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John Tevis
Director:
David Flores
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Adam Baldwin, John Aniston, Morena Baccarin, Victor Webster, George Kennedy
9. Never Say Never (1979)
14
3
Never Say Never
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Walter
Director:
Charles S. Dubin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Anne Schedeen, Bruce Kimmel, Rick Podell, Ann Ault
10. Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story (1992)
11
2
Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Father Dave
Director:
Charles Braverman
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Sport
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Nell Carter, Victor Love, Duane Davis, Sam Hennings
11. Dallas: J.R. Returns (1996)
11
2
Dallas: J.R. Returns
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Leonard Katzman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Duffy, Larry Hagman, George Kennedy, Linda Gray, Chris Demetral
12. Dallas: War of the Ewings (1998)
10
2
Dallas: War of the Ewings
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Preece
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Duffy, Larry Hagman, George Kennedy, Steve Kanaly, Linda Gray
13. Half Nelson (1985)
10
2
Half Nelson
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rory Calhoun, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Fred Williamson, Bubba Smith
15. International Airport (1985)
10
2
International Airport
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Chaffey, Charles S. Dubin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Reed, George Kennedy, Pat Crowley, Gil Gerard, Katherine Moffat
16. Good Cops, Bad Cops (1990)
9
2
Good Cops, Bad Cops
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kirkland
Director:
Paul Wendkos
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, George Kennedy, Edward Asner, Ray Sharkey, Gary Brickner-Schulz, Russ Fast
17. Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues (1987)
10
2
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, George Kennedy, Kenny Rogers, Marc Alaimo, Bruce Boxleitner
18. The Gunfighters (1987)
9
2
The Gunfighters
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Deke Turner
Director:
Clay Borris
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Michael Kane, Reiner Schöne, Art Hindle, Anthony Addabbo
19. Monster Makers (2003)
8
2
Monster Makers
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dexter Brisbane
Director:
David S. Cass Sr
Genres:
Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Adam Baldwin, Linda Blair, David Henrie, George Kennedy, Ashley Edner
20. What Price Victory (1988)
7
1
What Price Victory
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Connor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Greg Kinnear, George Kennedy, Warren Berlinger, Jim Antonio, Mac Davis

Animation(s)

Santo Bugito (1995)
Santo Bugito
As:
Cast
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Western, Animation
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, George Kennedy, Henry Gibson, Tony Plana, Charlie Adler

TV Shows and Videos

The Case of the Dangerous Robin (1960)
The Case of the Dangerous Robin
As:
Cast
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Werner Klemperer, Jason Robards, George Kennedy, Walter Reed, Rick Jason, Susan Cummings
The Asphalt Jungle (1961)
The Asphalt Jungle
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Kolb (3 episodes, 1961)
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Gavin MacLeod, Sydney Pollack, George Kennedy, Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith
Grindl (1963)
Grindl
As:
Cast
Director:
Christian Nyby, Paul Nickell, Barry Shear, Sherman Marks, William D. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Telly Savalas, Paul Lynde, Imogene Coca
The Devil's Due at Midnight (2004)
The Devil's Due at Midnight
As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Zebediah Jones
Director:
Edward L. Plumb
Genres:
Horror, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Susan Tyrrell, Brad Dourif, Ken Foree, Erica P. Hanson
Shotgun Slade (1959)
Shotgun Slade
As:
Cast
Director:
Sydney Pollack
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
John Banner, Denver Pyle, Lee Van Cleef, George Kennedy, Andy Clyde, Frank Ferguson, Jane Nigh
Klondike (1960)
Klondike
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Claude Akins, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Paul Frees, Troy Melton, Mari Blanchard
The Blue Knight (1975)
The Blue Knight
As:
Cast
Role:
Bumper Morgan (25 episodes, 1975-1976)
Director:
Leo Penn, Paul Krasny, Irving J. Moore, Harvey S. Laidman, Charles S. Dubin
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Private Road: No Trespassing (1988)
Private Road: No Trespassing
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Milshaw
Director:
Raphael Nussbaum
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, E.J. Peaker, Greg Evigan, Brian Patrick Clarke, Mitzi Kapture
Uninvited (1988)
Uninvited
PG-13
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Harvey
Director:
Greydon Clark
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
George Kennedy, Alex Cord, Clu Gulager, Toni Hudson, Eric Larson

George Harris Kennedy, Jr Awards

Academy Awards
Cool Hand Luke Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1968