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List of Glenda Jackson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)
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2
The Class of Miss MacMichael
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Conor MacMichael
Director:
Silvio Narizzano
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Oliver Reed, John Standing, Rosalind Cash, Michael Murphy
2. This Sporting Life (1963)
11
2
This Sporting Life
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lindsay Anderson
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Alan Badel, Colin Blakely, Rachel Roberts, William Hartnell
3. The Boy Friend (1971)
11
2
The Boy Friend
G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Twiggy, Max Adrian, Murray Melvin, Bryan Pringle
4. Marat/Sade (1967)
11
2
Marat/Sade
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlotte Corday
Director:
Peter Brook
Genres:
Music, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Magee, Michael Williams, Clifford Rose, Ian Richardson
5. The Triple Echo (1972)
11
2
The Triple Echo
R
11
2

During World War II, in England, a man named Barton deserts the army and finds refuge on the farm of Alice. With Alice’s help, Barton hides under the disguise of a woman named Cathy. When a local sergeant takes interest in Cathy and invites her to a party, tragedy is waiting just around the corner. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alice
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Oliver Reed, Brian Deacon, Anthony May, Gavin Richards
6. Women in Love (1969)
11
2
Women in Love
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gudrun Brangwen
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Oliver Reed, Alan Bates, Eleanor Bron, Jennie Linden
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
8. The Music Lovers (1971)
11
2
The Music Lovers
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nina (Antonina Milyukova)
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Chamberlain, Max Adrian, Kenneth Colley, Christopher Gable
9. Hopscotch (1980)
12
2
Hopscotch
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Isobel
Director:
Ronald Neame
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, Sam Waterston, Herbert Lom, Ned Beatty
10. Stevie (1978)
10
2
Stevie
PG
10
2

After not seeing his younger friend for a long time, documentary director Steve James decides to catch up with Stephen Fielding, a boy from Illinois, whom he once mentored. However, Fielding is no longer the nerdy kid he once knew, but is now a damaged adult who is convicted of serious crimes.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Stevie
Director:
Robert Enders
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Trevor Howard, Mona Washbourne, Alec McCowen, Emma Louise Fox
11. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
10
2
Sunday Bloody Sunday
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Greville
Director:
John Schlesinger
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Finch, Daniel Day-Lewis, Peggy Ashcroft, Tony Britton
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actress
12. The Return of the Soldier (1982)
10
2
The Return of the Soldier
PG
10
2

After being traumatized by the horrors of the First World War, Captain Chris Baldry returns home, but has completely lost his memory.  He is not even able to recognize his own wife Kitty, and his memories with her. However, he remembers and seeks a union with his former childhood lover, Margaret Grey. Although Kitty employs a psychiatrist to help him, she fears she may have lost him for good. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Grey
Director:
Alan Bridges
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
13. The Extra Day (1956)
10
2
The Extra Day
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
W.E. Fairchild
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Simone Simon, Richard Basehart, George Baker, Josephine Griffin, Colin Gordon
14. House Calls (1978)
12
2
House Calls
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Atkinson
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, Art Carney, Richard Benjamin, Candice Azzara
15. Hedda (1975)
10
2
Hedda
PG
10
2

Adapted from the 1891 play named Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, Hedda is a drama film which revolves around the story of a manipulative, controlling and strong-willed woman who is married to a man she doesn’t love.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hedda Gabler
Director:
Trevor Nunn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Timothy West, Jennie Linden, Peter Eyre
16. The Maids (1975)
10
2
The Maids
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Solange
Director:
Christopher Miles
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Susannah York, Vivien Merchant, Mark Burns,
17. The Nelson Affair (1973)
11
3
The Nelson Affair
PG
11
3

The Nelson Affair is a historical drama film which depicts the relationship between Admiral Lord Nelson and his mistress Lady Hamilton during the era of the Napoleonic Wars.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lady Hamilton
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Peter Finch, Margaret Leighton, Anthony Quayle, Michael Jayston
18. A Touch of Class (1973)
11
3
A Touch of Class
PG
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vickie Allessio
Director:
Melvin Frank
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, George Segal, K Callan, Cec Linder
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
19. The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)
9
2
The Romantic Englishwoman
R
9
2

As Elizabeth goes alone on a Europe vacation, her writer husband Lewis Fielding, who is tackling a writer’s block, suspects that she is having an affair. In Europe, Elizabeth briefly meets a German who claims to be a poet, but actually is a drug-dealer. After her return to England, he too follows and is invited over by Lewis, thus complicating the matters.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth
Director:
Joseph Losey
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Michael Lonsdale, Helmut Berger, Béatrice Romand
20. 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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alexandra
Director:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Eli Wallach, Geraldine Page, Anne Jackson, Sandy Dennis
21. The Incredible Sarah (1976)
9
2
The Incredible Sarah
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Bernhardt
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Yvonne Mitchell, Douglas Wilmer, Daniel Massey, David Langton
22. Salome's Last Dance (1988)
9
2
Salome's Last Dance
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herodias / Lady Alice
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ken Russell, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace, Douglas Hodge
23. The Devil Is a Woman (1973)
9
2
The Devil Is a Woman
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sister Geraldine
Director:
Damiano Damiani
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Adolfo Celi, Duilio Del Prete, Claudio Cassinelli, Lisa Harrow
24. Negatives (1968)
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2
Negatives
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vivien
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Cilento, Norman Rossington, Peter McEnery, Billy Russell
25. Giro City (1982)
9
2
Giro City
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sophie
Director:
Karl Francis
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kenneth Colley, Jon Finch, Karen Archer, James Donnelly
26. The Rainbow (1989)
9
2
The Rainbow
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Action, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
David Hemmings, Paul McGann, Amanda Donohoe, Sammi Davis
27. HealtH (1980)
9
2
HealtH
PG
9
2

The members of an organization called HealtH are trying to select their new President. The candidates are narcoleptic 83 years abstinence proponent Esther Brill, White House aide Gloria Burbank, Isabella Garnell, who hates materialism, and Dr. Harold Gainey, a salesperson. Soon scandals, underhanded tactics, and corruption threatens to undermine the whole operation. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Isabella Garnell
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Bacall, Carol Burnett, James Garner, Paul Dooley, Carol Burnett
28. Lost and Found (1979)
7
1
Lost and Found
PG
7
1

This comedy film revolves around an American widower and an English divorcee who meet during a vacation. They soon find themselves attracted to each other, and get married. However, shortly after, the marriage loses its bloom, but they still can’t seem to leave each other.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tricia
Director:
Melvin Frank
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
29. Doombeach (1989)
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2
Doombeach
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Miss
Director:
Colin Finbow
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeremy Coster, Donna Taibe, Alex Mitchell, Michael Sheard
30. Turtle Diary (1985)
9
2
Turtle Diary
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Neaera Duncan
Director:
John Irvin
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Kingsley, Peter Capaldi, Harold Pinter, Nigel Hawthorne, Richard Johnson
31. King of the Wind (1990)
9
3
King of the Wind
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Queen Caroline
Director:
Peter Duffell
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Nigel Hawthorne, Frank Finlay, Jenny Agutter
32. Business as Usual (1988)
9
3
Business as Usual
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Lezli-An Barrett
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eamon Boland, Buki Armstrong, Simon Barratt, Eithne Browne

TV Movie(s)

1. The Patricia Neal Story (1981)
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2
The Patricia Neal Story
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia Neal
Director:
Anthony Harvey, Anthony Page
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Dirk Bogarde, Ken Kercheval, Jane Merrow, John Reilly
2. Sakharov (1984)
10
2
Sakharov
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Yelena Bonner (Sakharova)
Director:
Jack Gold
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Robards, Frank Finlay, Michael Bryant, Nicol Williamson
3. The Secret Life of Arnold Bax (1992)
11
2
The Secret Life of Arnold Bax
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kenneth Colley, Ken Russell, Hetty Baynes, Melissa Docker
4. T.Bag's Christmas Ding Dong (1990)
11
2
T.Bag's Christmas Ding Dong
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanity Bag
Director:
Glyn Edwards
Genres:
Fantasy
Star Cast:
Georgina Hale, Peter Woodthorpe, John Hasler, James Saxon
5. The House of Bernarda Alba (1991)
10
2
The House of Bernarda Alba
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bernarda
Director:
Stuart Burge, Núria Espert
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Patricia Hayes, Suzanna Hamilton, Deborah Findlay, Gillian Hanna
6. A Murder of Quality (1991)
9
2
A Murder of Quality
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ailsa Brimley
Director:
Gavin Millar
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Christian Bale, Denholm Elliott, Billie Whitelaw, Ronald Pickup

Animation(s)

The Real Story of Humpty Dumpty (1990)
The Real Story of Humpty Dumpty
As:
Cast
Role:
Glitch the Witch (voice)
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Huey Lewis, A.J. Henderson, Mark Hellman, Lisa Hull

TV Shows and Videos

The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978)
The Morecambe & Wise Show
As:
Cast
Director:
John Ammonds, Keith Beckett
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alec Guinness, Nicholas Parsons, Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise
Half Hour Story (1967)
Half Hour Story
As:
Cast
Director:
Ridley Scott
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Angela Baddeley, George Cole, John Osborne, Annette Crosbie,

Glenda Jackson Awards

Academy Awards
A Touch of Class Best Actress in a Leading Role 1974
Women in Love Best Actress in a Leading Role 1971
Golden Globe Awards
A Touch of Class Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1974
Primetime Emmy Awards
Elizabeth R Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series 1972
Elizabeth R Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1972
BAFTA Awards
Elizabeth Is Missing Leading Actress 2020
Sunday Bloody Sunday Best Actress 1972