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List of Jackie Gleason Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Gigot (1962)
46
3
Gigot
46
3

A simple minded mute janitor - Gigot - lives alone in his dingy home and earns meagre income. For his neighbours and everyone else around, he is the laughingstock. However, one rainy day he comes across a woman and her daughter and brings them back to his home. Soon, he forms an adorable bond with the little girl and does everything to make her happy.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Gigot
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Dorziat, Katherine Kath, Jean Lefebvre, Jacques Marin
2. The Hustler (1961)
26
3
The Hustler
26
3

Small-time pool hustler, Fast Eddie Felson, enters the crooked and perverted world of major league professional pool-hustling and high-stakes winnings. He eventually ends up losing against the legendary player, Minnesota Fats, and getting involved with corrupt manager Bert Gordon. He does return to beat Fats but after paying a horrible personal price. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Minnesota Fats
Director:
Robert Rossen
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, George C. Scott, Myron McCormick, Piper Laurie
3. Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)
19
3
Requiem for a Heavyweight
19
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Maish Rennick
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Anthony Quinn, Julie Harris, Stanley Adams
4. The Fabulous Fifties (1960)
10
3
The Fabulous Fifties
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Charles Eames, Ray Eames, Norman Jewison
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Julie Andrews, Henry Fonda, Betty Comden, Leora Dana
5. Soldier in the Rain (1963)
25
4
Soldier in the Rain
25
4
As:
Cast
Role:
MSgt. Maxwell Slaughter
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Adam West, Steven McQueen, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld, Tony Bill
6. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
23
3
Smokey and the Bandit
PG
23
3

Georgia’s Big Enos challenges Bandit to drive a truckload of Coors Beer from Texas and deliver within 28 hours in Atlanta where Coors was not available without permit. But when Bandit picks up hitchhiker Carrie, the runaway bride of Sheriff’s son, sheriff Buford T. Justice gives Bandit a high-speed chase across the states, with police from four states pursuing the careering cars.

As:
Cast
Director:
Hal Needham
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
8. All Through the Night (1942)
14
4
All Through the Night
14
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Genres:
Action, Drama, War, Crime, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Frank McHugh, Conrad Veidt, Kaaren Verne
9. Orchestra Wives (1942)
10
3
Orchestra Wives
10
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Archie Mayo
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ann Rutherford, Lynn Bari, George Montgomery, Glenn Miller
10. Papa's Delicate Condition (1963)
18
5
Papa's Delicate Condition
18
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Griffith
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Ruggles, Glynis Johns, Laurel Goodwin, Linda Bruhl
11. Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
9
3
Springtime in the Rockies
9
3

Vicky leaves her dance partner Dan due to the latter’s womanizing ways. When Dan sees her with her old flame Victor, he decides to work hard to win her back. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Irving Cummings
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood, Cesar Romero, John Payne
12. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp! (1942)
8
4
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp!
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Hank
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
War, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Florence Rice, Bruce Bennett, Jack Durant
13. Navy Blues (1941)
8
3
Navy Blues
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Lloyd Bacon
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Jack Oakie, Jack Haley, Ann Sheridan, Martha Raye
14. Steel Against the Sky (1941)
8
2
Steel Against the Sky
8
2

Steel Against the Sky is a romantic action adventure film which revolves around Rocky Evans, whose only passions in life are his profession and his boss’s daughter Helen, who is the love of his life. However, his life gets quite complicated when his brother Chuck joins his company and also wins Helen’s affections. The two brothers soon find themselves clashing with each other.

As:
Cast
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Action, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Alexis Smith, Edward Ellis, Gene Lockhart, Lloyd Nolan
15. The Toy (1982)
13
5
The Toy
PG
13
5

Jack Brown, an unemployed journalist finds himself literally purchased as a toy for Eric, a rich, spoiled brat of the department store where Jack is the night janitor. In order to spend a week with the troubled kid, Jack is paid handsomely. However, Jack soon learns the root of Eric's bad behaviour and gradually teaches the boy what it is to have a friend.  

As:
Cast
Role:
U.S. Bates
Director:
Richard Donner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Pryor, Ned Beatty, Teresa Ganzel, Scott Schwartz
16. Lady Gangster (1942)
7
2
Lady Gangster
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wilson (as Jackie C. Gleason)
Director:
Robert Florey
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir, Crime
Star Cast:
Roland Drew, Julie Bishop, Frank Wilcox, Faye Emerson
17. Don't Drink the Water (1969)
8
2
Don't Drink the Water
G
8
2

Hollander family’s European tour is wrecked when their plane is hijacked to communist Vulgaria. Still in holiday mood, they leave the plane to take a few pictures, prompting the secret police to come and arrest them. After a crazy rush they eventually take refuge in the American embassy, which in the absence of the Ambassador is run by his inept son. But how will they now return home?   

As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Hollander
Director:
Howard Morris
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Constantine, Ted Bessell, Joan Delaney, Estelle Parsons
18. Escape from Crime (1942)
7
3
Escape from Crime
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Screwball Evans (as Jackie C. Gleason)
Director:
D. Ross Lederman
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Julie Bishop, Frank Wilcox, Richard Travis, Rex Williams
19. Nothing in Common (1986)
11
1
Nothing in Common
PG
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Max Basner
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Hanks, Eva Marie Saint, Hector Elizondo, Barry Corbin
20. Mr. Billion (1977)
8
1
Mr. Billion
PG
8
1

Billionaire businessman Anthony Falcon dies leaving all the property to his nephew, Guido Falcone, an Italian auto-mechanic, who has to reach San Francisco and sign the papers within given time to claim the inheritance. Anthony’s mercenary lawyer-executor John Cutler, who wants to have that wealth under his control, creates every possible hazard in Guido’s way to prevent him from receiving the bequest. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John Cutler
Director:
Jonathan Kaplan
Genres:
Drama, Action, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Terence Hill, Slim Pickens, William Redfield, Valerie Perrine
21. The Desert Hawk (1950)
7
2
The Desert Hawk
7
2

Omar is an Iranian blacksmith who champions the cause of the poor and the oppressed against a tyrannical prince who oppresses his people.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Aladdin
Director:
Frederick De Cordova
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Yvonne De Carlo, George Macready, Richard Greene
22. How to Commit Marriage (1969)
8
2
How to Commit Marriage
PG
8
2

A young couple ends up having a baby out of wedlock. They decide to give the baby up for adoption. The girl’s parents decide to adopt their daughter’s child, and in order to do that, they fake a happy marriage. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Oliver Poe
Director:
Norman Panama
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Romance
23. Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
11
3
Smokey and the Bandit II
PG
11
3

A bandit is tasked with transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas, to the Republican National Convention within twenty four hours. Meanwhile, Sheriff Buford is on his tail.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Buford T. Justice / Gaylord Justice / Reginald Van Justice
Director:
Hal Needham
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
24. The Sting II (1983)
10
2
The Sting II
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fargo Gondorff
Director:
Jeremy Kagan
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cassandra Peterson, Teri Garr, Karl Malden, Oliver Reed, Mac Davis
26. How Do I Love Thee? (1970)
6
2
How Do I Love Thee?
GP
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Stanley Waltz
Director:
Michael Gordon
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Maureen O'Hara, Rosemary Forsyth, Rick Lenz
27. Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
7
3
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
PG
7
3

A sheriff who is about to retire is challenged by Big Enos and Little Enos, to take a huge stuffed fish to Texas from Florida.

As:
Cast
Role:
Buford T. Justice
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Jerry Reed, Colleen Camp, Paul Williams

TV Movie(s)

1. Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson (1983)
15
2
Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernest Johnson
Director:
Alvin Rakoff
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
2. The Honeymooners (1977)
16
2
The Honeymooners
16
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Ralph Kramden / Daddy Cratchit
Director:
Jackie Gleason
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Gale Gordon, Jane Kean
3. The Honeymooners (1978)
15
2
The Honeymooners
15
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Ralph Kramden
Director:
Jackie Gleason
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Eileen Heckart, Jane Kean
4. The Honeymooners (1976)
15
2
The Honeymooners
15
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Ralph Kramden
Director:
Jackie Gleason
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, It seems that there's no person with personID "0647692", Jane Kean
5. The Jackie Gleason Special (1973)
13
2
The Jackie Gleason Special
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ralph Kramden / Reginald Van Gleason III / the Poor Soul
Director:
Frank Bunetta
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Robert Ellis, Carlos Bas, Peter Gladke
6. The Million Dollar Incident (1961)
10
2
The Million Dollar Incident
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Jack Klugman, Sorrell Booke, Millette Alexander
7. Three for Two (1975)
9
3
Three for Two
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred / Herb / Mike
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Gino Conforti, Paul Linke, Tammi Bula
8. The Honeymooners (1978)
14
2
The Honeymooners
14
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Ralph Kramden
Director:
Jackie Gleason
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Jane Kean, Don Sebastian
10. The Secret World of Eddie Hodges (1960)
10
3
The Secret World of Eddie Hodges
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator / Himself
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Bert Lahr, Margaret Hamilton, Eddie Hodges
11. Izzy & Moe (1985)
9
4
Izzy & Moe
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Izzy Einstein
Director:
Jackie Cooper
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Zohra Lampert, Cynthia Harris, Dick Latessa

TV Shows and Videos

The Jackie Gleason Show (1952)
The Jackie Gleason Show
TV-G
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (143 episodes, 1952-1958)
Director:
Frank Bunetta, Frank Satenstein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
The Honeymooners (1955)
The Honeymooners
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ralph Kramden (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Jack Lescoulie, Audrey Meadows, Joyce Randolph
Cavalcade of Stars (1949)
Cavalcade of Stars
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (84 episodes, 1950-1952)
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Music
Star Cast:
Elaine Stritch, Eva Marie Saint, Art Carney, Jerry Lester, Jack Carter, Taylor Dancers The June
Musical Comedy Time (1950)
Musical Comedy Time
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Billy Gilbert, Erik Rhodes, Melville Cooper, Henry Calvin
Stage Show (1954)
Stage Show
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Henny Youngman, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, Jack Carter, Taylor Dancers The June
The Life of Riley (1949)
The Life of Riley
As:
Cast
Role:
Chester A. Riley / ... (26 episodes, 1949-1950)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rosemary DeCamp, Lanny Rees, Sid Tomack, Gloria Winters
The Jackie Gleason Show (1961)
The Jackie Gleason Show
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host (3 episodes, 1961)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Game-Show, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Pat Carroll, Johnny Carson, Pat Harrington Jr., Dennis James