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List of James Stewart Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
230
9
It's a Wonderful Life
230
9

A holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life is a feel-good movie that centers around a man, George Bailey, who broken down by the troubles of life wishes that he was never born. An angel appears to show him how the life of the people around him would have been if that was true and how he is loved by all.

As:
Cast
Role:
George Bailey
Director:
Frank Capra
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Donna Reed, Carl Switzer, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers
2. Rear Window (1954)
172
11
Rear Window
172
11

Counted as one of Alfred Hitchcock's best movies, Rear Window is a mystery thriller that follows the observations of a wheelchair-bound man who suspects that a neighbor has murdered his wife and is disposing off the evidence. The movie was ranked no. 42 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies list. 

As:
Cast
Role:
L.B. 'Jeff' Jefferies
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
139
6
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
139
6

An Idealized, young Jefferson Smith is selected to be a U.S. Senator and is being mentored by the socially revered Senator Joseph Paine. But, Paine is secretly crooked and is somewhat forced by political boss Jim Taylor to destroy Smith politically. Smith must survive the political onslaught. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jefferson Smith
Director:
Frank Capra
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Guy Kibbee, Edward Arnold
4. Vertigo (1958)
142
14
Vertigo
142
14

Based on Boileau-Narcejac's 1954 novel D'entre les morts, the movie follows a former cop - John Scottie Ferguson - who suffers from acrophobia and vertigo. Gavin Elster believes that his wife Madeleine is possessed and assigns Scottie the task of following her. Scottie saves her and the two fall in love. However, Madeleine, soon commits suicide leaving Scottie devastated.

As:
Cast
Role:
John 'Scottie' Ferguson
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Barbara Bel Geddes, Alfred Hitchcock, Henry Jones, Kim Novak
5. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
127
7
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
127
7

While visiting frontier town Shinbone for old friend Tom Doniphon’s funeral, Senator Ransom Stoddard tells local journalist that years ago he had arrived there as a lawyer, and was assaulted by outlaw Liberty valance, but Doniphon had saved him. Later, Stoddard gets elected as representative while Valance continues to harass, so Stoddard confronts him with gun and becomes a legend. But what’s truth?

As:
Cast
Role:
Ransom Stoddard
Director:
Genres:
Western, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Denver Pyle, John Carradine, Edmond O'Brien, Vera Miles
7. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
110
9
The Shop Around the Corner
110
9

Alfred Kralik and Klara Novak, the employees of a Budapest leather-goods store, can hardly tolerate each other and are always arguing. Kralik confides in a co-worker that he has entered into a secret correspondence with an anonymous girl, while Klara, too, is taken in by her unnamed letter-writing friend. Unbeknownst to both, they are the pen pals who have unknowingly fallen for each other.

 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alfred Kralik
Director:
Ernst Lubitsch
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Margaret Sullavan, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut, Sara Haden
8. Harvey (1950)
116
14
Harvey
116
14
As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Charles Drake, Cecil Kellaway, Jesse White, Wallace Ford
9. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
100
8
The Philadelphia Story
100
8

This 1940 romantic comedy revolves around a socialite named Tracy, who has split from her husband Dexter, due to his drinking and her overly demanding nature. Just before she is about to wed George Kittredge, she crosses path again with Dexter as well as a reporter Macaulay, which makes her confused regarding her feelings for all three men. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Macaulay Connor
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Ruth Hussey, John Howard
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
10. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
90
8
Anatomy of a Murder
90
8

This courtroom-drama film revolves around a Michigan lawyer, Paul Biegler, who takes the case of Army Lt. Manion who murders a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he had raped her. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Biegler
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, George C. Scott, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden
11. Winchester '73 (1950)
87
5
Winchester '73
87
5

This Western action drama film tells the story of Lin, who wins a rare rifle in a contest. However, his brother Henry steals it away. Lin sets off on a difficult journey to track him down and find him, in order to claim the rifle back.  Lin’s journey eventually brings him to Dodge City, Kansas.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lin McAdam
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Action, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
12. The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
92
9
The Glenn Miller Story
92
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Glenn Miller
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Drama, Music, Biography, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Marion Ross, Charles Drake, June Allyson, George Tobias, Harry Morgan
13. The Shootist (1976)
85
11
The Shootist
PG
85
11

JB Brooks is a gunslinger who is on his deathbed. He wishes to die peacefully and with dignity. He is advised to stay in a boarding house, but problem ensues as his enemies are still lurking and seeking to put an end to his life.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Hostetler
Director:
Don Siegel
Genres:
Western, Romance, Drama
14. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
85
8
The Man Who Knew Too Much
TV-G
85
8

The Man Who Knew Too Much is a suspense thriller film, which revolves around an American family who were vacationing in French Morocco, only to be dragged into a huge conspiracy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Benjamin McKenna
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Carolyn Jones, Alfred Hitchcock, Bernard Miles, Brenda de Banzie
15. Bend of the River (1952)
83
5
Bend of the River
83
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Glyn McLyntock
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Action, Romance, Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Frances Bavier, Stepin Fetchit, Rock Hudson, Julie Adams, Jay C. Flippen, Arthur Kennedy
16. You Can't Take It with You (1938)
72
11
You Can't Take It with You
72
11

This Academy award-winning film features Tony Kirby, son of the snobbish Kirby family and his fiancée, stenographer Alice Sycamore, who hails from a friendly, eccentric family. When the two families meet, the pretentious Kirbys makes their disapproval very clear. Kirby Sr. is buying all properties to expand his business for the biggest possible deal, but Alice’s Grandpa Vanderof is holding out, adding to the existing clash. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Kirby
Director:
Frank Capra
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, Edward Arnold, Mischa Auer
17. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
73
6
The Flight of the Phoenix
73
6

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
Role:
Frank Towns
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
18. The Man from Laramie (1955)
75
7
The Man from Laramie
75
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Will Lockhart
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Donald Crisp, Alex Nicol, Arthur Kennedy, Cathy O'Donnell
19. Broken Arrow (1950)
72
3
Broken Arrow
72
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Jeffords
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
Western, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Will Geer, Basil Ruysdael, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget
21. Rope (1948)
62
12
Rope
62
12

Two brilliant college students, Brandon Shaw and Phillip Morgan, strangle fellow classmate David Kentley as an intellectual exercise to prove their superiority. They organize a party after hiding the body in an antique chest and invite people close to David, as well as their prep-school teacher Rupert Cadell, who unwittingly inspired them and now begins to suspect them.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan, John Dall
22. The Far Country (1954)
63
2
The Far Country
63
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeff Webster
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Ruth Roman, John McIntire, Corinne Calvet
23. Destry Rides Again (1939)
53
3
Destry Rides Again
53
3

Bottleneck is a small town that is being ruled by Kent, a notorious gangster who has control over the local cattle ranchers as he had won a rigged game of cards. When the local sheriff asks too many questions regarding the game, Kent gets him killed. However, a legendary lawman named Tom Destry sends his daring son Tom Destry Jr. to save the town.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Destry Jr.
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Marlene Dietrich, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, Mischa Auer
24. The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
66
8
The Spirit of St. Louis
66
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Augustus 'Slim' Lindbergh
Director:
Genres:
Biography, History, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith, Bartlett Robinson, Marc Connelly
25. It's a Wonderful World (1939)
62
4
It's a Wonderful World
62
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Guy Johnson
Director:
W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Romance, Mystery, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Claudette Colbert, Guy Kibbee, Nat Pendleton, Frances Drake
26. The Mortal Storm (1940)
46
7
The Mortal Storm
46
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Breitner
Director:
Frank Borzage
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Margaret Sullavan, Robert Stack, Frank Morgan, Robert Young
27. The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
66
8
The Cheyenne Social Club
PG
66
8
As:
Cast
Role:
John O'Hanlan
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Shirley Jones, Sue Ane Langdon, Elaine Devry
28. Call Northside 777 (1948)
53
6
Call Northside 777
53
6
As:
Cast
Role:
P.J. McNeal
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Lee J. Cobb, Richard Conte, Helen Walker, Betty Garde
29. The Naked Spur (1953)
48
2
The Naked Spur
48
2

Howard Kemp is a bounty hunter who has been tracking a murderer named Ben Vandergroat in order to bring him to justice. Eventually, he is forced to team up with two strangers who are not so trustworthy. They manage to catch Vandergroat, but on their way back, he tries to turn them against each other.

As:
Cast
Role:
Howard Kemp
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Thriller, Western
Star Cast:
Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan, Ralph Meeker, Millard Mitchell
30. The Stratton Story (1949)
54
3
The Stratton Story
54
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Monty Stratton
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Agnes Moorehead, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Bill Williams
31. Bell Book and Candle (1958)
62
8
Bell Book and Candle
62
8

Bell Book and Candle is a romantic fantasy comedy film which tells the story of Gillian, a modern-day-witch who takes a liking to a good-looking man named Henderson. Since she dislikes his fiancée, she casts a spell on him, so that he would fall in love with her instead. Soon, her infatuation for Henderson turns into love, and she feels guilty for her actions.

As:
Cast
Role:
Shepherd 'Shep' Henderson
Director:
Richard Quine
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Elsa Lanchester, Ernie Kovacs, Kim Novak, Hermione Gingold
32. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
55
4
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
55
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Roger Hobbs
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maureen O'Hara, Fabian, Lauri Peters, Lili Gentle
33. After the Thin Man (1936)
38
6
After the Thin Man
38
6
As:
Cast
Role:
David Graham
Director:
W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Joseph Calleia, Elissa Landi
34. Carbine Williams (1952)
49
6
Carbine Williams
49
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Marsh Williams
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Biography
Star Cast:
James Arness, Paul Stewart, Jean Hagen, Carl Benton Reid, Wendell Corey
35. Two Rode Together (1961)
45
2
Two Rode Together
45
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marshal Guthrie McCabe
Director:
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Richard Widmark, Andy Devine, Shirley Jones, Linda Cristal
36. The Rare Breed (1966)
54
3
The Rare Breed
54
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Burnett
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Western, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Keith, Don Galloway, Maureen O'Hara, Juliet Mills
37. No Highway (1951)
34
6
No Highway
34
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Theodore Honey
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Marlene Dietrich, Jack Hawkins, Glynis Johns, Janette Scott
38. Strategic Air Command (1955)
54
9
Strategic Air Command
54
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Col. Robert 'Dutch' Holland
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
War, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
June Allyson, Barry Sullivan, Alex Nicol, Frank Lovejoy
39. The FBI Story (1959)
42
2
The FBI Story
42
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Michael 'Chip' Hardesty
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Drama, History, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Adam West, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell
42. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
43
8
The Greatest Show on Earth
43
8

The Greatest Show on Earth is a drama film which revolves around the lives of a clown, an elephant trainer and trapeze artists, who work in a circus.      

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Family, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Cecil B. DeMille, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Gloria Grahame, Betty Hutton
43. Firecreek (1968)
38
7
Firecreek
38
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Cobb
Director:
Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Romance, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Inger Stevens, Henry Fonda, Dean Jagger, Gary Lockwood
44. Vivacious Lady (1938)
29
9
Vivacious Lady
29
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Jr. Peter Morgan
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ginger Rogers, Hattie McDaniel, Beulah Bondi, Charles Coburn, James Ellison
45. Seventh Heaven (1937)
28
5
Seventh Heaven
28
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Chico
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gale Sondergaard, Jean Hersholt, Simone Simon, Gregory Ratoff
46. Night Passage (1957)
30
4
Night Passage
30
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Grant McLaine
Director:
James Neilson
Genres:
Adventure, Western, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Dan Duryea, Audie Murphy, Dianne Foster, Elaine Stewart
48. Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
17
5
Wife vs. Secretary
17
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, May Robson, George Barbier
49. Of Human Hearts (1938)
21
6
Of Human Hearts
21
6

Ethan Wilkins is a poor, honest preacher, whose son Jason dreams of becoming a doctor. Jason continuously asks his mother for money to pay for his fancy things and education, which she willingly does. He earns fame during the Civil War; however, he forgets all about his mother who struggles with poverty after Ethan’s death. Will Jason ever realize his mistake? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jason Wilkins
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Sterling Holloway, Walter Huston, John Carradine, Beulah Bondi, Charles Coburn, Guy Kibbee
50. Art Trouble (1934)
29
6
Art Trouble
29
6

Art Trouble is a comedy short film which tells the story of two brothers, who are ordered by their parents to go to Paris to study art, although they have other interests. Therefore, they decide to hire two house painters instead to go in their place. Things get complicated after the impostors win an art contest.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Ralph Staub
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Mary Wickes, Shemp Howard, Beatrice Blinn, Harry Gribbon, Leni Stengel
51. Rose-Marie (1936)
15
7
Rose-Marie
15
7

The movie was one of the three adaptations of a Broadway musical of the same name. Two people—opera star, Marie, and  a Canadian mounted police officer, Sergeant Bruce—are looking for the same person—John Flower, a prisoner who escaped his jail and is now in need for some money to leave the country. During their journey, the two fall in love with each other.

As:
Cast
Role:
John Flower
Director:
W.S. Van Dyke
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Romance, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
David Niven, Reginald Owen, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy
52. Thunder Bay (1953)
22
4
Thunder Bay
22
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Joanne Dru, Dan Duryea, Gilbert Roland, Jay C. Flippen
53. Navy Blue and Gold (1937)
22
8
Navy Blue and Gold
22
8

Navy, Blue and Gold is a sports drama film, which tells the story of three young men, who share a common fondness for football. They become roommates at a US Naval Academy. However, one of them is hiding his identity as the son of an unfairly disgraced ex-Navy soldier.  

As:
Cast
Role:
John Cross Carter
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Lionel Barrymore, Billie Burke, Florence Rice, Robert Young
54. The Shopworn Angel (1938)
14
6
The Shopworn Angel
14
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Pettigrew
Director:
H.C. Potter
Genres:
War, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Margaret Sullavan, Hattie McDaniel, Walter Pidgeon, Nat Pendleton
55. Come Live with Me (1941)
12
7
Come Live with Me
12
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Smith
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Hedy Lamarr, Ian Hunter, Verree Teasdale, Donald Meek
56. Malaya (1949)
14
3
Malaya
14
3

Right after the USA enters World War II, reporter John Royer secures the release of and enlists the help of his friend Carnaghan to smuggle much-needed rubber out of Japanese controlled Malaya. With a dangerous Japanese commander Tomura in pursuit, Royer and Carnaghan involve an old associate The Dutchman to help them.

As:
Cast
Role:
John Royer
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Adventure, War, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, John Hodiak, Sydney Greenstreet, Valentina Cortese
57. The Jackpot (1950)
15
6
The Jackpot
15
6

Based on real-life incidence, the film follows family man, Bill Lawrence, who wins a radio quiz with $24,000-worth of prizes, which include a Palomino pony, a ton of beef, an interior decorator, a portrait painter, among other things. If that’s not enough, he has to pay unaffordable taxes on the prizes, while his wife suspects an affair between him and portrait painter.  

As:
Cast
Role:
William J. 'Bill' Lawrence
Director:
Walter Lang
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Natalie Wood, Barbara Hale, Fred Clark, Alan Mowbray
58. Fools' Parade (1971)
18
5
Fools' Parade
GP
18
5

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:
Mattie Appleyard
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Anne Baxter, Kurt Russell, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, George Kennedy, Strother Martin
59. You Gotta Stay Happy (1948)
9
4
You Gotta Stay Happy
9
4

A New York heiress known for breaking several engagements develops cold feet on her wedding day; but is finally persuaded to tie the knot. However, she panics at night and runs away from her honeymoon suit, taking refuge in the adjoining room, occupied by a World War II veteran running a startup air-freight business on shoe string budget.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marvin Payne
Director:
H.C. Potter
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Joan Fontaine, Roland Young, Willard Parker
60. The Mountain Road (1960)
19
5
The Mountain Road
19
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Baldwin
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Lisa Lu, Harry Morgan, Frank Silvera, Glenn Corbett
61. Born to Dance (1936)
10
6
Born to Dance
10
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Barker
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Buddy Ebsen, Una Merkel, Sid Silvers, Eleanor Powell, Virginia Bruce
62. 10,000 Kids and a Cop (1948)
4
9
10,000 Kids and a Cop
4
9
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
Introductory Narration
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, William Bendix, Brenda Joyce
63. The Last Gangster (1937)
10
8
The Last Gangster
10
8

Infamous crime-lord Joe Krozac’s son is born after he is jailed for 10 years for tax evasion. A kind reporter, Paul North, writes compassionately about Krozac’s harassed wife Talya, and loses his job in the bargain. Shocked by Krozac’s vicious behavior, Talya divorces him and marries North. Released from the jail, Krozac is impatient to avenge his ex-wife, and take back his son.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul North
Director:
Edward Ludwig
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
John Carradine, Edward G. Robinson, Lionel Stander, Rose Stradner, Douglas Scott
64. Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
19
9
Take Her, She's Mine
19
9

Over-protective father, Frank Michaelson, reluctantly sends his young daughter Mollie to Paris, to study arts. Unfortunately, when Mollie informs him of her new lover artist Henri Bonnet and all her cultural experiences, Frank rushes to Paris which leads to humorous outcomes.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Michaelson
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Denver, Sandra Dee, James Brolin, Jim Nabors, Audrey Meadows, Robert Morley, Philippe Forquet
65. Small Town Girl (1936)
9
5
Small Town Girl
9
5

Bored with her life, Katherine Brannan decides to marry prominent surgeon Robert Dakin after a drunken night out. But Robert is engaged to socialite Priscilla Kelly. To avoid a scandal, Robert and Katherine decide to pretend to be married for six months and then divorce quietly. They end up falling in love but Priscilla complicates matters. 

As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Wellman, Robert Z. Leonard
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Janet Gaynor, Robert Taylor, Lewis Stone, Andy Devine, Elizabeth Patterson
66. Made for Each Other (1939)
17
9
Made for Each Other
17
9
As:
Cast
Role:
John Horace Mason
Director:
John Cromwell
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Carole Lombard, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson, Eddie Quillan
67. The Murder Man (1935)
7
7
The Murder Man
7
7

Steve Grey, a famous New York, reporter pins the murder of corrupt businessman, Halford, on Halford’s partner, Henry Mander, who is sentenced to death. When Steve’s editor asks him to get an interview with Mander, the real truth comes out. 

As:
Cast, Short Appearance
Role:
'Shorty'
Director:
Tim Whelan
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Robert Barrat, Harvey Stephens, Virginia Bruce
68. No Time for Comedy (1940)
12
4
No Time for Comedy
12
4

Gaylord is a reporter who starts writing plays. After his most recent hit, he meets Amanda Swift at a party. She feels that his talents are being wasted in writing comedies, and urges him to write a tragedy about immortality. Soon, Gaylord finds himself attracted to Amanda, and divorces his wife Linda. However, after his play turns out to be unintentionally funny, Amanda leaves him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gaylord Esterbrook
Director:
William Keighley
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rosalind Russell, Charles Ruggles, Genevieve Tobin, Allyn Joslyn
69. Next Time We Love (1936)
7
7
Next Time We Love
7
7

Next Time we Love is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a young married couple Christopher and Cicely. Their relationship is affected when Christopher is assigned overseas as a foreign correspondent and Cicely achieves stardom. Meanwhile, their friend Tommy, who secretly loves Cicely, tries to get close to her. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Christopher Tyler
Director:
Edward H. Griffith
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Hattie McDaniel, Margaret Sullavan, Grant Mitchell, Robert McWade
70. Magic Town (1947)
8
4
Magic Town
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Rip Smith
Director:
William A. Wellman
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Wyman, Kent Smith, Wallace Ford, Ned Sparks
71. Sentimental Journey (1976)
10
2
Sentimental Journey
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe - the Old Pilot
Director:
Ferde Grofé Jr.
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Joseph Gallison, Don Mullin, Bob La Torra, Judy Huff
72. Winning Your Wings (1942)
9
6
Winning Your Wings
9
6

The motivating short film is aimed at encouraging young men to join American Army Air Force. Narrator James Stewart, actor and a Lieutenant in the Air Force, discusses prospects and various aspects such as the officer positions required for B-17 Bombers, and other ground support positions to be recruited. He explains the prerequisites for recruitment and training, also pay and other benefits. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Genres:
History, War, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Drake, Don DeFore, Jean Ames, Leah Baird
73. Dear Brigitte (1965)
11
7
Dear Brigitte
11
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Robert Leaf
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Brigitte Bardot, James Brolin, Fabian, Glynis Johns, Cindy Carol, Bill Mumy
75. Pot o' Gold (1941)
16
7
Pot o' Gold
16
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy Haskell
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Paulette Goddard, Art Carney, Charles Winninger, Horace Heidt, Mary Gordon
76. Important News (1936)
6
4
Important News
6
4

Important News is a drama short film which tells the story of an editor of a newspaper in a small-town, who is having trouble choosing a story headlining the newspaper. He is not sure whether he should include mundane local events, or a sensational crime story.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Cornelius Stevens
Director:
Edwin Lawrence
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Charles 'Chic' Sale, Granville Bates, Billy Dooley, Al Herman
77. Airport '77 (1977)
21
8
Airport '77
PG
21
8

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
Role:
Philip Stevens
Director:
Jerry Jameson
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
78. Speed (1936)
8
6
Speed
8
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Terry Martin
Director:
Edwin L. Marin
Genres:
Action, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Una Merkel, Wendy Barrie, Weldon Heyburn, Ted Healy
80. The Magic of Lassie (1978)
8
6
The Magic of Lassie
G
8
6

Lassie, a sensitive and affectionate dog, is taken away to Colorado by a businessman after her owner’s grandfather refuses to sell him vineyards. Lassie must now find her way back home, for which she will have to run all the way from Colorado to California. However, the road is full of obstacles.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Chaffey
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Family
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Pernell Roberts, Alice Faye, Gene Evans
81. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
8
4
The Gorgeous Hussy
8
4

This historical fiction based on Samuel Hopkins Adams 1934 novel - The Gorgeous Hussy - centres around Peggy Eaton, an inn keeper’s daughter, who works her way up and gains influence in the White House during the tenure of President Andrew Jackson. The friendship generates huge controversy and results in trouble for both.

As:
Cast
Role:
'Rowdy' Dow
Director:
Clarence Brown
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Crawford, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Taylor, Franchot Tone
82. Afurika monogatari (1980)
6
9
Afurika monogatari
6
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Old Man
Director:
Susumu Hani, Simon Trevor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kathy, Philip Sayer, Heekura Simba, Eleonora Vallone
83. Tomorrow's Drivers (1954)
4
4
Tomorrow's Drivers
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
The Story Teller
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Charles C. Bernstein, Haskel Welch, Thelma Bennett
84. The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939)
6
7
The Ice Follies of 1939
6
7

Talented ice-skater Larry Hall falls for and marries inexpert Mary McKay, thus jeopardizing his career. Mary gets a film contract which forbids her to marry, so they keep their marriage a secret. When Mary becomes a star, out-of-work Larry goes to New York to produce ice follicles show which is a huge success. Will their careers allow them a life of togetherness? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Hall
Director:
Reinhold Schünzel
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Joan Crawford, Carl Switzer, Lewis Stone, Lew Ayres, Ice Follies The International
85. Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 12 (1938)
2
4
Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 12
2
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Staub
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Capra, Charles Ruggles, James Gleason

TV Movie(s)

1. Harvey (1972)
33
0
Harvey
33
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Elwood P. Dowd
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Helen Hayes, Arlene Francis, Madeline Kahn, Marian Hailey, Dorothy Blackburn
2. Right of Way (1983)
21
2
Right of Way
21
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Teddy Dwyer
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Melinda Dillon, Priscilla Morrill, John Harkins
3. Mr. Krueger's Christmas (1980)
21
3
Mr. Krueger's Christmas
21
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Krueger
Director:
Kieth Merrill
Genres:
Short, Music, Family, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Beverly Rowland, Kamee Aliessa, Tamara Fowler, Tyson Lewis

Animation(s)

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
G
Plot:

This animated adventure musical film tells the story of a family of mice who is lured by the false promises of a smooth-talking cat, after which they set out on a journey towards the West.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Wylie
Director:
Simon Wells, Phil Nibbelink
Genres:
Musical, Animation, Adventure, Western, Family
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Amy Irving, Nehemiah Persoff, Phillip Glasser, Erica Yohn

TV Shows and Videos

Hawkins (1973)
Hawkins
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Jim Hawkins
Director:
Paul Wendkos, Jud Taylor, Jeff Corey
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best TV Actor - Drama
The Jimmy Stewart Show (1971)
The Jimmy Stewart Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. James K. Howard / ...
Director:
Christian Nyby, Ezra Stone, Hal Kanter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Wickes, Julie Adams, Jonathan Daly, Ellen Geer, Dennis Larson

James Stewart Awards

Academy Awards
The Philadelphia Story Best Actor in a Leading Role 1941
Golden Globe Awards
Hawkins Best TV Actor - Drama 1974