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List of Helen Hayes Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Third Man on the Mountain (1959)
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Third Man on the Mountain
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Third Man on the Mountain is an adventure drama film which revolves around Rudi, whose father was a mountaineer. He learns that his father had died in his attempt to conquer the Motterhorn Mountain. Therefore, he decides to fulfill his father’s dream and makes it his mission to climb and conquer the mountain.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Herbert Lom, James Donald, Michael Rennie, James MacArthur
2. Crime Without Passion (1934)
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Crime Without Passion
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As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Lee Garmes
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Claude Rains, Margo, Stanley Ridges, Whitney Bourne
3. Anastasia (1956)
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Anastasia
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As:
Cast
Role:
Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna
Director:
Anatole Litvak
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Yul Brynner, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt
4. The Dancing Town (1928)
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The Dancing Town
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As:
Cast
Role:
Olive Pepperall
Director:
Edmund Lawrence
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Patterson, Clarence Nordstrom, Ada May
5. What Every Woman Knows (1934)
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What Every Woman Knows
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As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Wylie
Director:
Gregory La Cava
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Madge Evans, Dudley Digges, Brian Aherne, Lucile Watson
6. Candleshoe (1977)
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Candleshoe
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lady St. Edmund
Director:
Norman Tokar
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, David Niven, Leo McKern, Veronica Quilligan
7. The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931)
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The Sin of Madelon Claudet
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As:
Cast
Role:
Madelon
Director:
Edgar Selwyn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Neil Hamilton, Lewis Stone, Cliff Edwards, Robert Young
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
8. Another Language (1933)
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Another Language
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As:
Cast
Role:
Stella 'Stell' Hallam
Director:
Edward H. Griffith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Montgomery, Louise Closser Hale, Henry Travers, John Beal
9. Airport (1970)
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Airport
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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
Director:
George Seaton, Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
10. A Farewell to Arms (1932)
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A Farewell to Arms
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As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine Barkley
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Jack La Rue, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips
12. Night Flight (1933)
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Night Flight
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During the 1930s, a French air-mail company from South America is owned by Riviere who insists on continuing the night fights, though the heavy rains, fog and darkness over treacherous Andes peaks make it risky for the pilots. But when a young boy in Rio-de-Janeiro needs an urgent medical delivery of polio serum, the perilous night flight is the only available lifesaver. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Simone Fabian
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
13. Vanessa, Her Love Story (1935)
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Vanessa, Her Love Story
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As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Paris
Director:
William K. Howard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lewis Stone, May Robson, Robert Montgomery, Otto Kruger
14. Arrowsmith (1931)
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Arrowsmith
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As:
Cast
Role:
Leora Tozer Arrowsmith
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Bennett, Ronald Colman, A.E. Anson, Clarence Brooks
15. The White Sister (1933)
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The White Sister
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The White Sister is a romantic drama film, which revolves around Angela, daughter of an Italian prince who falls for a soldier named Giovanni. However, Giovanni leaves for war and doesn’t return for a long time. Thinking that he has been killed in battle, Angela decides to become a nun.

As:
Cast
Role:
Angela Chiaromonte
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Lewis Stone, Louise Closser Hale, May Robson
17. One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975)
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One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
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As:
Cast
Role:
Hettie
Director:
Robert Stevenson
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Comedy, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Joan Sims, Derek Nimmo, Bernard Bresslaw
18. The Son-Daughter (1932)
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The Son-Daughter
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lien Wha
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard, Clarence Brown
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Warner Oland, Lewis Stone, Ramon Novarro, Ralph Morgan
19. Herbie Rides Again (1974)
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Herbie Rides Again
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As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Steinmetz
Director:
Robert Stevenson
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, John McIntire, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers
20. My Son John (1952)
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My Son John
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lucille Jefferson
Director:
Leo McCarey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dean Jagger, Minor Watson, Van Heflin, Robert Walker

TV Movie(s)

1. Harvey (1972)
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Harvey
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As:
Cast
Role:
Veta Louise Simmons
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Madeline Kahn, Marian Hailey, Dorothy Blackburn
2. A Family Upside Down (1978)
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A Family Upside Down
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As:
Cast
Role:
Emma Long
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fred Astaire, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Pat Crowley, Patty Duke
3. Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (1971)
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Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
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As:
Cast
Role:
Sophie Tate Curtis
Director:
Ted Post
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Myrna Loy, Sylvia Sidney, Mildred Natwick, Vince Edwards
4. Arsenic and Old Lace (1969)
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Arsenic and Old Lace
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As:
Cast
Role:
Abby Brewster
Director:
Robert Scheerer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lillian Gish, Bob Crane, Billy De Wolfe, Fred Gwynne
5. A Caribbean Mystery (1983)
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A Caribbean Mystery
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As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Jane Marple
Director:
Robert Michael Lewis
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Season Hubley, Swoosie Kurtz, Jameson Parker, Barnard Hughes
6. Murder with Mirrors (1985)
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Murder with Mirrors
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As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Jane Marple
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Sir John Mills, Tim Roth, Bette Davis, John Mills, Leo McKern, Liane Langland
7. The Front Page (1970)
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The Front Page
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As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Alan Handley
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vivian Vance, Robert Ryan, Estelle Parsons, George Grizzard
9. Murder Is Easy (1982)
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Murder Is Easy
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lavinia Fullerton
Director:
Claude Whatham
Genres:
Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jonathan Pryce, Olivia de Havilland, Bill Bixby, Lesley-Anne Down

TV Shows and Videos

The Bell Telephone Hour (1959)
The Bell Telephone Hour
As:
Cast
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Jason Robards, Groucho Marx, John Raitt, Telephone Orchestra The Bell
Love, Sidney (1981)
Love, Sidney
As:
Cast
Director:
Hal Cooper, Mel Ferber, Tony Mordente, Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Swoosie Kurtz, Betty White, Tony Randall, Chip Zien, Alan North

Helen Hayes Awards

Academy Awards
Airport Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1971
The Sin of Madelon Claudet Best Actress in a Leading Role 1932
Primetime Emmy Awards
Winner Best Actress 1953
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Recording 1977