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List of Geraldine Page Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Happy as the Grass Was Green (1973)
12
3
Happy as the Grass Was Green
PG
12
3
Role:
Anna Witmer
Starring:
Pat Hingle, Graham Beckel, Rachel Thomas, Stephen G. Weaver
Directed By:
Charles Davis
2. Taxi (1953)
12
3
Taxi
12
3
Starring:
Dan Dailey, Blanche Yurka, Neva Patterson, Constance Smith,
Directed By:
Gregory Ratoff
3. Summer and Smoke (1961)
11
3
Summer and Smoke
11
3
Role:
Alma Winemiller
Starring:
Laurence Harvey, Rita Moreno, Una Merkel, John McIntire
Directed By:
Peter Glenville
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama
4. Trilogy (1969)
12
3
Trilogy
G
12
3
Role:
Woman (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Starring:
Maureen Stapleton, Josip Elic, Donnie Melvin, Lavinia Cassels
Directed By:
Frank Perry
5. Interiors (1978)
13
2
Interiors
TV-MA
13
2

Interiors is a drama film which tells the story of an interior designer who decides to split up with her husband after decades of marriage. Their three daughters receive this news as a shock, and their lives start going out of control.

Starring:
Sam Waterston, Diane Keaton, Richard Jordan, Mary Beth Hurt, E.G. Marshall, Kristin Griffith
Directed By:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
6. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
12
2
Sweet Bird of Youth
TV-PG
12
2

A drifter returns to his hometown after several years of trying his luck to find success in the movies. Along with him is a former film star, whom he had picked up along the way. He tries to get help from her in order to get a successful screen test. Meanwhile, he also takes the time to meet his former girlfriend, who is the daughter of a local politician- the same man who had forced him to leave.   

Role:
Alexandra Del Lago
Starring:
Paul Newman, Shirley Knight, Rip Torn, Ed Begley
Directed By:
Richard Brooks
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama
8. The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
18
3
The Trip to Bountiful
PG
18
3
Role:
Mrs. Watts
Starring:
Rebecca De Mornay, Richard Bradford, John Heard, Carlin Glynn
Directed By:
Peter Masterson
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
9. The Beguiled (1971)
11
2
The Beguiled
R
11
2

During the American Civil War, a wounded soldier finds refuge in a school for girls. The women find themselves attracted to him, but he manipulates the situation, and makes his way into each of their hearts, and makes them turn against each other. When he refuses to comply with their wishes, they make it difficult for him to leave the place.

Role:
Martha
Starring:
Clint Eastwood, Melody Thomas Scott, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris, Darleen Carr
Directed By:
Don Siegel
10. The Three Sisters (1966)
11
2
The Three Sisters
11
2

Three sisters are stuck in a Russian town after their father’s death, but they long to return to their lives in Moscow. Things get even worse for them, when Andrei, their only brother gets married to a boorish local woman named Natasha, who makes their lives even more miserable, as she wants to run the family her way.

Role:
Olga
Starring:
Shelley Winters, Kevin McCarthy, Kim Stanley, Sandy Dennis
Directed By:
Paul Bogart
11. Hondo (1953)
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3
Hondo
14
3

This romantic war drama western film tells the story of a US Army scout named Hondo Lane, who discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches. He develops sympathy for the duo, and feels that he needs to protect them.

Role:
Angie Lowe
Starring:
John Wayne, James Arness, Ward Bond, Michael Pate
Directed By:
12. What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969)
13
3
What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?
PG
13
3
Role:
Mrs. Marrable
Starring:
Ruth Gordon, Mildred Dunnock, Robert Fuller, Rosemary Forsyth
Directed By:
Bernard Girard, Lee H. Katzin
13. The Day of the Locust (1975)
10
4
The Day of the Locust
R
10
4

Faye is a young woman who aspires to be an actress. However, no one in Hollywood wants anything to do with her due to her alcoholic father. She gets acquainted with aspiring artist Tod, who attempts to romance her, but she declines him, since she only wants to marry a rich man. She soon moves in with another man named Homer Simpson, who lusts after her.

Role:
Big Sister
Starring:
Donald Sutherland, Burgess Meredith, Karen Black, William Atherton
Directed By:
John Schlesinger
14. Toys in the Attic (1963)
10
3
Toys in the Attic
10
3

Julian Berniers returns to New Orleans with his young bride, Lily Prine, after his factory goes out of business. He is welcomed by his spinster sisters Carrie and Anna. Unfortunately, Carrie has incestuous desires for Julian and tricks Lily into betraying Julian. When Julian finds out the truth everybody abandons Carrie.

Role:
Carrie Berniers
Starring:
Dean Martin, Gene Tierney, Wendy Hiller, Yvette Mimieux
Directed By:
George Roy Hill
15. The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
10
4
The Happiest Millionaire
10
4
Role:
Mrs. Duke
Starring:
Lesley Ann Warren, Fred MacMurray, Greer Garson, Joyce Bulifant, Gladys Cooper, Greer Garson
Directed By:
Norman Tokar
16. The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
10
2
The Pope of Greenwich Village
R
10
2

The Pope of Greenwich Village is a dark comedy crime film which tells the story of Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie, who steal a significant sum of money from the mob in order to back a racehorse. However, this leads them to serious trouble with the local mafia boss as well as the police.    

Role:
Mrs. Ritter
Starring:
Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
17. J W Coop (1971)
10
2
J W Coop
GP
10
2

This American Western Drama film follows the story of its title character, a former rodeo star, who is released from jail after a decade. As he comes to terms with the huge cultural changes in the society around him, he strives to regain his former rodeo star glory.

Role:
Mama
Starring:
Cliff Robertson, R.G. Armstrong, Cristina Ferrare, R.L. Armstrong
Directed By:
18. I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982)
9
2
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
R
9
2

The film is based on memoirs of Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Gordon. Despite successful career and strong relationship, Barbara’s anxiety issues draw her to tranquilizers. As her dependency on drugs begins to cripple her life, drowning her in deep darkness, she struggles to find her inner strength and battles with debilitating addiction and withdrawal to get back her sanity.

Role:
Jean Scott Martin
Starring:
Jill Clayburgh, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Nicol Williamson, Joe Pesci
Directed By:
Jack Hofsiss
19. Harry's War (1981)
9
2
Harry's War
PG
9
2

Easy-going mailman Harry Johnson’s Aunt Beverly Payne is an eccentric wealthy woman who takes on the US IRS for erroneously charging her $190,000 in back taxes. When she dies of a heart attack while fighting, Harry takes up her cause, blaming her death on the IRS. He even crashes in the talk-show of IRS director, as his war with the bureaucracy gains momentum.

Role:
'Aunt' Beverly
Starring:
Karen Grassle, Salome Jens, Edward Herrmann, David Ogden Stiers
Directed By:
Kieth Merrill
20. Monday's Child (1967)
9
2
Monday's Child
9
2
Role:
Carol Richardson
Starring:
Arthur Kennedy, Graciela Borges, Deborah Reed, Roberto Parilla
Directed By:
Leopoldo Torre Nilsson
21. Nasty Habits (1977)
9
2
Nasty Habits
PG
9
2

In this ‘Watergate Scandal’ satire, the Abbess of wealthy Abbey of Philadelphia dies before nominating Sister Alexandra as her successor. Alexandra, with two other Sisters, uses illegal conspiracies against rival, Sister Felicity, who is romantically involved with Father Thomas. When the continuing war between the Sisters creates public scandal, Holy See rules that the Order has no official connection to Roman Catholic Church. 

Role:
Walburga
Starring:
Jerry Stiller, Eli Wallach, Anne Meara, Glenda Jackson, Anne Jackson, Sandy Dennis
Directed By:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
22. Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
9
2
Pete 'n' Tillie
PG
9
2

Pete and Tillie, both in their middle-age, have their own sets of problems. Pete is constantly telling jokes to hide his insecurity while Tillie is still a virgin, too edgy to let herself go.  Yet they meet, marry and have a son called Robbie. But there is a long way to go and tragedies to surmount before they can actually be together. 

Role:
Gertrude
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Walter Matthau, Barry Nelson, Rene Auberjonois
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
23. You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
10
2
You're a Big Boy Now
TV-MA
10
2
Role:
Margery Chanticleer
Starring:
Peter Kastner, Tony Bill, Rip Torn, Elizabeth Hartman
Directed By:
24. White Nights (1985)
9
2
White Nights
TV-14
9
2

A Russian American ballet dancer is forced to stay in Russia against his will, after his plane is forced to land in Russian territory. He is made to stay with an American man with a Russian wife. He tries to think of a way to escape, but he is unsure if he can trust the American with his plan.  

Role:
Anne Wyatt
Starring:
Isabella Rossellini, Helen Mirren, Jerzy Skolimowski, Mikhail Baryshnikov
Directed By:
Taylor Hackford
25. Honky Tonk Freeway (1981)
8
2
Honky Tonk Freeway
PG
8
2

A planned freeway passes near a tiny Florida town of Ticlaw, which has a safari park as its only tourist attraction; however, the town is denied a freeway exit despite requests from its residents. The mayor, accompanied by the people of Ticlaw, goes all-out to convince the authorities, and they also do their best to attract a posse of diverse tourists. 

Starring:
George Dzundza, William Devane, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Teri Garr, Jenn Thompson, David Rasche
Directed By:
John Schlesinger
26. The Bride (1985)
7
1
The Bride
PG-13
7
1
Starring:
Jennifer Beals, Alexei Sayle, Clancy Brown, Sting, Anthony Higgins, David Rappaport
Directed By:
Franc Roddam
27. Walls of Glass (1985)
9
2
Walls of Glass
R
9
2
Role:
Mama
Starring:
Linda Thorson, Olympia Dukakis, Brian Bloom, Philip Bosco
Directed By:
Scott D. Goldstein
28. Native Son (1986)
8
2
Native Son
PG
8
2
Role:
Peggy
Starring:
Ving Rhames, Carroll Baker, Elizabeth McGovern, Matt Dillon, Victor Love, Oprah Winfrey
Directed By:
Jerrold Freedman
29. Riders to the Sea (1987)
8
2
Riders to the Sea
8
2
Role:
Maurya
Starring:
Amanda Plummer, Sachi Parker, Barry McGovern, Joan O'Hara
Directed By:
Ronan O'Leary
30. My Little Girl (1986)
7
2
My Little Girl
R
7
2
Role:
Molly
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Jennifer Lopez, Anne Meara, Mary Stuart Masterson, Pamela Payton-Wright
Directed By:
Connie Kaiserman

TV Movie(s)

1. The Thanksgiving Visitor (1968)
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3
The Thanksgiving Visitor
13
3
Role:
Miss Sook
Starring:
Joy Nicholson, Michael Kearney, Hansford Rowe III, Virgilia Chew
Directed By:
Frank Perry
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
2. Montserrat (1971)
12
2
Montserrat
12
2
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Hurd Hatfield, Jack Albertson, Keir Dullea
Directed By:
David Friedkin
3. Something for Joey (1977)
11
2
Something for Joey
11
2
Role:
Ann Cappelletti
Starring:
Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Marc Singer, Linda Kelsey, Jeff Lynas
Directed By:
Lou Antonio
4. The Dollmaker (1984)
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4
The Dollmaker
12
4
Starring:
Levon Helm, Jane Fonda, Amanda Plummer, Ann Hearn, Susan Kingsley
Directed By:
Daniel Petrie
5. Look Homeward, Angel (1972)
11
2
Look Homeward, Angel
11
2
Starring:
Charles Durning, Doris Roberts, Timothy Bottoms, Ronny Cox
Directed By:
Paul Bogart
6. Barefoot in Athens (1966)
11
2
Barefoot in Athens
11
2
Role:
Xantippe
Starring:
Christopher Walken, Peter Ustinov, Anthony Quayle, Eric Berry
Directed By:
George Schaefer
7. Live Again, Die Again (1974)
9
2
Live Again, Die Again
9
2
Role:
Mrs. O'Neill
Starring:
Walter Pidgeon, Mike Farrell, Donna Mills, Cliff Potts
Directed By:
Richard A. Colla
8. The Parade (1984)
9
2
The Parade
9
2
Starring:
James Olson, Frederic Forrest, Michael Learned, Rosanna Arquette
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt
9. Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story (1986)
9
2
Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story
9
2
Role:
Itta Halaunbrenner
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Tom Conti, Catherine Allégret, Hélène Vallier
Directed By:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Animation(s)

The Rescuers (1977)
The Rescuers
G
Plot:

A young orphan girl, who has been abducted by two evil persons seeking a precious diamond, sends a missive from Devil's Bayou, Louisiana, asking for help. It is found by Rescue Aid Society in New York City and two of its member mice volunteer to search for her. The story then goes on to describe how they rescue the girl, helped by other animals. 

Role:
Madame Medusa (voice)
Starring:
Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Jeanette Nolan, Joe Flynn
Directed By:
Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens, John Lounsbery

TV Shows and Videos

Omnibus (1952)
Omnibus
Starring:
Sorrell Booke, Marlon Brando, Martin Landau, Joanne Woodward, James Mason, Jean Stapleton, Charlton Heston
Directed By:
Andrew McCullough, Norman Lloyd, Charles S. Dubin, Harry Horner, Delbert Mann
Kraft Television Theatre (1947)
Kraft Television Theatre
Starring:
Maggie Smith, John Forsythe, Art Carney, Elaine Stritch, George Peppard, Dick Van Patten, Lee Remick
Directed By:
William A. Graham, Stanley Quinn, Paul Bogart, Harry Herrmann, Richard Dunlap
Playhouse 90 (1956)
Playhouse 90
Starring:
Andy Griffith, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Anne Bancroft, Mickey Rooney, Robert Duvall, Burt Reynolds, William Shatner
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
Robert Montgomery Presents (1950)
Robert Montgomery Presents
Starring:
James Dean, Roger Moore, Don Knotts, Leslie Nielsen, Grace Kelly, David Niven, Vincent Price
Directed By:
John Newland, James Sheldon, Norman Felton, James P. Yarbrough, Vincent J. Donehue
The Long, Hot Summer (1965)
The Long, Hot Summer
Starring:
James Brolin, Gena Rowlands, Wayne Rogers, Celeste Holm, Nancy Malone, Roy Thinnes, Paul Geary
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman, Alex March, Mark Rydell, Don Richardson, Robert Gist
The United States Steel Hour (1953)
The United States Steel Hour
Starring:
Betty White, Gene Hackman, Telly Savalas, Lee Marvin, James Whitmore, Anne Baxter, Florence Henderson
Directed By:
Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Tom Donovan, Daniel Petrie, Bruce Minnix
Matinee Theatre (1955)
Matinee Theatre
Starring:
Jack Nicholson, John Carradine, Dennis Hopper, Steve Allen, Agnes Moorehead, Dina Merrill, Angie Dickinson
Directed By:
Lamont Johnson, Walter Grauman, Boris Sagal, Allan A. Buckhantz, Sherman Marks
The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)
The Philco Television Playhouse
Starring:
Eddie Albert, Paul Muni, Adam West, Jack Klugman, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Lord, Eva Marie Saint
Directed By:
Delbert Mann, Fred Coe, Gordon Duff, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Penn
Night Gallery (1969)
Night Gallery
TV-PG
Role:
Frances Turchin (segment "Stop Killing Me") / ... (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Starring:
Bert Convy, Broderick Crawford, Sandra Dee, Joel Grey, Sally Field, Cloris Leachman, Edward G. Robinson
Directed By:
Jeannot Szwarc, Jeff Corey, Gene R. Kearney, Jerrold Freedman, John Badham
Ghost Story (1972)
Ghost Story
Starring:
Janet Leigh, Leif Garrett, Hal Linden, Helen Hayes, Carolyn Jones, James Franciscus, Jackie Cooper
Directed By:
Paul Stanley, Don McDougall, Robert Day, Walter Doniger, Daryl Duke
Studio One (1948)
Studio One
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, Charles Bronson, Warren Beatty, Natalie Wood, Elizabeth Montgomery, Jack Palance, Jason Robards
Directed By:
Paul Nickell, Franklin J. Schaffner, Tom Donovan, Allen Reisner, Robert Mulligan
American Playhouse (1981)
American Playhouse
Starring:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Christopher Lloyd, Gary Cole, Andrew McCarthy, Scatman Crothers, Milton Berle, Alexis Arquette
Directed By:
Kirk Browning, Jack O'Brien, Jeff Bleckner, Bill Duke, Michael Roemer
ABC Stage 67 (1966)
ABC Stage 67
Starring:
Dustin Hoffman, Ingrid Bergman, Olivia de Havilland, John Huston, Alan Arkin, John Gielgud, Diahann Carroll
Directed By:
Ted Kotcheff, Stanley Prager
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama
The Name of the Game (1968)
The Name of the Game
Starring:
Louis Jourdan, Jeanne Crain, David Carradine, Hal Holbrook, Tom Bosley, Sal Mineo, Ossie Davis
Directed By:
Steven Spielberg, Barry Shear, Nicholas Colasanto, Seymour Robbie, John Llewellyn Moxey
The Snoop Sisters (1972)
The Snoop Sisters
Starring:
Paulette Goddard, Vincent Price, Helen Hayes, Bert Convy, William Devane, Steve Allen, Jill Clayburgh
Directed By:
Leonard Horn
Lux Video Theatre (1950)
Lux Video Theatre
Starring:
Buster Keaton, Rock Hudson, Jayne Mansfield, Bing Crosby, Alfred Hitchcock, Carl Switzer, Jack Lemmon
Directed By:
Richard Goode, Fielder Cook, Buzz Kulik, Earl Eby, Norman Morgan
The Blue and the Gray (1982)
The Blue and the Gray
Starring:
Gregory Peck, Rory Calhoun, Lloyd Bridges, Paul Winfield, Stacy Keach, Diane Baker, Paul Benedict
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Hawaii Five-O
Starring:
Robert Reed, Eleanor Parker, Tom Skerritt, Erik Estrada, Cindy Williams, Edward James Olmos, Kelly Preston
Directed By:
Michael O'Herlihy, Charles S. Dubin, Paul Stanley, Allen Reisner, Richard Benedict
Medical Center (1969)
Medical Center
Starring:
Cicely Tyson, Ed Asner, Christina Crawford, Ed Begley Jr., Michael Douglas, Claude Akins, Nick Nolte
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman, Earl Bellamy, Paul Stanley, Murray Golden, Michael Caffey
Loving (1983)
Loving
Starring:
Julie Bowen, Amelia Heinle, Michael Weatherly, Luke Perry, Bryan Cranston, Regina Hall, Celeste Holm
Directed By:
Andrew D. Weyman, Casey Childs, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Robert Scinto, Jean Dadario-Burke
Kojak (1973)
Kojak
TV-PG
Starring:
Maud Adams, Jeffrey Tambor, Swoosie Kurtz, John Ritter, Eric Braeden, John Aniston, Sylvester Stallone
Directed By:
Charles S. Dubin, Jeannot Szwarc, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Russ Mayberry, Nicholas Sgarro
The Hitchhiker (1983)
The Hitchhiker
Starring:
Nancy McKeon, Klaus Kinski, Joe Pantoliano, Rae Dawn Chong, Helen Hunt, Alan Thicke, Willem Dafoe
Directed By:
Phillip Noyce, Randy Bradshaw, Colin Bucksey, Christopher Leitch, Richard Rothstein
NBC Children's Theatre (1963)
NBC Children's Theatre
Starring:
Sterling Holloway, James Earl Jones, Sorrell Booke, Bill Cosby, Fran Allison
Directed By:
June Reig
General Electric Theater (1953)
General Electric Theater
Starring:
Bob Crane, Ethel Merman, Janet Gaynor, Keenan Wynn, Rod Steiger, Michael Landon, Buddy Ebsen
Directed By:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Sunday Showcase (1959)
Sunday Showcase
Starring:
Bob Hope, Inger Stevens, Teresa Wright, Maximilian Schell, Christopher Plummer, George C. Scott, Lucille Ball
Directed By:
Alex March, Alex Segal, John Frankenheimer, Delbert Mann, Jack Smight

Geraldine Page Awards

Academy Awards
The Trip to Bountiful Best Actress in a Leading Role 1986
Golden Globe Awards
Sweet Bird of Youth Best Actress - Drama 1963
Summer and Smoke Best Actress - Drama 1962
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Thanksgiving Visitor Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1969
ABC Stage 67 Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama 1967
BAFTA Awards
Interiors Best Supporting Actress 1979