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List of Jason Robards Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. C'era una volta il West (1968)
21
3
C'era una volta il West
PG-13
21
3

Jill McBain becomes the owner of a prime railroad land after her new husband and his children are assassinated by gunman Frank who works for the crippled railroad baron Morton. To protect Jill from Frank, a fugitive Cheyenne and a cryptic Harmonica unite. However, Harmonica also has a personal score to settle with Frank.

As:
Cast
Role:
Manuel 'Cheyenne' Gutiérrez
Director:
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
2. All the President's Men (1976)
16
2
All the President's Men
PG
16
2

Two young reporters, Bon Woodward and Carl Bernstein, from The Washington Post are assigned to cover what seems to be a small story of a failed break-in at the Democratic Party Headquarters at the Watergate apartment complex in 1972. But they uncover a nationwide conspiracy that ultimately, ends with President Nixon’s resignation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Pakula
Genres:
Biography, History, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
3. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
13
3
Johnny Got His Gun
PG
13
3

Johnny Got His Gun is a war drama film which tells the story of a patriotic young American soldier, who loses his eyesight, his hearing ability, his speech and also his limbs after a horrible artillery shell attack. He attempts to communicate with his doctors, asking them to relieve him of his suffering by euthanizing him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe's Father
Director:
Dalton Trumbo
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Marsha Hunt, Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields
4. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
14
2
Long Day's Journey Into Night
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jamie Tyrone (as Jason Robards Jr.)
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Dean Stockwell, Jeanne Barr
5. A Thousand Clowns (1965)
15
3
A Thousand Clowns
15
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Murray
Director:
Fred Coe
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, Gene Saks, William Daniels
6. Isadora (1968)
12
2
Isadora
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Singer
Director:
Karel Reisz
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, John Fraser, James Fox, Zvonimir Crnko
7. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
13
2
Tora! Tora! Tora!
G
13
2

The film illustrates the American and Japanese perspectives about the events leading up to the Japanese air-raid on the Pearl Harbor naval base in 1941. US economic embargo results in strained relations with Japan, which leads the Japanese to plot an early morning surprise air-strike on Pearl Harbor. Though US intelligence succeeds in intercepting the Japanese messages, they are dismissed as implausible. 

As:
Cast
Role:
General Walter C. Short
Director:
Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda
Genres:
Drama, History, Action, War
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, Joseph Cotten, Martin Balsam, E.G. Marshall, Tatsuya Mihashi
8. Magnolia (1999)
12
2
Magnolia
R
12
2

The film narrates the significance of chance and coincidence in the different yet intertwined stories of nine characters on a rainy day in Los Angeles: a dying game-show host, his estranged drug-addicted daughter, dying former producer, his trophy wife and estranged misogynist son, an ex-quiz-champion and a boy genius, a caring nurse and a police officer in love.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
9. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
13
2
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
R
13
2

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid is a western drama film which tells the story of Pat Garrett, an honest lawyer, who is hired by a group of wealthy cattle barons to deal with Billy the Kid, a notorious outlaw. However, Pat and Billy are childhood friends.

As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Genres:
Western, Drama, Biography
10. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
15
2
The Ballad of Cable Hogue
R
15
2

After being double-crossed, Cable Hogue is left stranded in the middle of the desert. Struggling for water, he is about to give up,  but things take a turn when he stumbles across a spring. Eventually, he decides to turn it into a profitable station in the middle of the desert. Eventually, he is joined by a sex worker named Hildy, from the nearest town.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cable Hogue
Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Genres:
Western, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Slim Pickens, Strother Martin, Stella Stevens, David Warner
11. Julia (1977)
11
2
Julia
PG
11
2

Julia is a drama film which revolves around two friends Julia and Lillian, living during the time of the Second World War. After they meet in Russia after a long time, they plan to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany, to aid the anti-Nazi movement.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hammett
Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Genres:
Drama
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
12. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
11
2
A Big Hand for the Little Lady
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Drummond
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Joanne Woodward, Henry Fonda, Charles Bickford, Paul Ford
14. The Journey (1959)
11
2
The Journey
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Kedes (as Jason Robards Jr.)
Director:
Anatole Litvak
Genres:
Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
15. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
15
2
Something Wicked This Way Comes
PG
15
2

Mr. Dark, a villainous carnival owner, preys upon oblivious townsfolk by concurring wishes. But all wishes come with a price.

As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Halloway
Director:
Jack Clayton
Genres:
Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
16. Melvin and Howard (1980)
10
2
Melvin and Howard
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Howard Hughes
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Paul Le Mat, Chip Taylor, Elizabeth Cheshire
18. Enemy of the State (1998)
11
2
Enemy of the State
R
11
2

A videotape of the political assassination of a Congressman by corrupt NSA official, Reynolds, is passed on to an unsuspecting lawyer Robert Dean. Soon Dean is targeted by Reynolds’ men and is framed in another murder. As Dean’s life falls apart, he seeks help of ex-intelligence operator Brill to get to the bottom of this case. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Mystery, Crime
19. Crimson Tide (1995)
10
2
Crimson Tide
R
10
2

The film revolves around an incident that takes place on a ballistic missile submarine assigned to launch its missile on a Russian nuclear installation. But when the time comes only a part of the order can be decoded, resulting in a conflict between its Commanding Officer, a war veteran and his Executive Officer, a military tactic expert.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama, War
20. Hour of the Gun (1967)
12
2
Hour of the Gun
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Doc Holliday
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
James Garner, Jon Voight, Robert Ryan, Charles Aidman
21. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
10
2
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
10
2

Based on real events, this crime drama film shows us the events that lead to an infamous shootout, between rival gangs that were led by Al Capone and George Moran.  In order to claim his status as the most powerful mobster of his time, Capone had ordered his men to disguise themselves as cops and murder all the important men in Moran’s gang, which eventually resulted in immense bloodshed.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Al Capone
Director:
Genres:
Crime, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Gus Trikonis, Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, George Segal, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale
22. A Boy and His Dog (1975)
10
2
A Boy and His Dog
R
10
2

After an apocalyptic event, Vic, a young boy wanders across the desert along with his dog who possesses telepathic powers. Things take an interesting turn when they encounter an underground community, but the daughter of their leader, Quilla, seduces Vic and tries to separate him from his dog.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Craddock
Director:
L.Q. Jones
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Johnson, Alvy Moore, Tim McIntire, Susanne Benton
23. Parenthood (1989)
10
2
Parenthood
PG-13
10
2

This family comedy drama film is about the life of Gil Buckman who has to work hard to balance his personal and professional life, while also dealing with the problems of his three children. His life gets even more complicated after he discovers that his wife is pregnant again. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
24. Mr. Sycamore (1975)
10
2
Mr. Sycamore
G
10
2

A middle-aged mailman longs for peace and serenity, but he doesn’t find it due to his nagging wife. Eventually, he tries to turn into a tree, thinking that life would be much better that way.

As:
Cast
Role:
John Gwilt
Director:
Pancho Kohner
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Simmons, Robert Easton, Mark Miller, Sandy Dennis
25. Jud (1971)
10
2
Jud
GP
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gunther Collins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Kaufmann, Robert Deman, Alix Wyeth, Norman Burton
26. Quick Change (1990)
10
2
Quick Change
R
10
2

Quick Change is a comedy crime film which tells the story of Grimm, who along with his girlfriend and best friend, decide to rob a bank in Manhattan dressed as a clown. However, making their escape from the city seems to be next to impossible, as they face one mishap after another.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Phil Hartman, Randy Quaid, Stanley Tucci, Bill Murray, Dale Grand, Bob Elliott, Geena Davis
28. Comes a Horseman (1978)
9
2
Comes a Horseman
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jacob 'J.W.' Ewing
Director:
Alan J. Pakula
Genres:
Drama, Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Mark Harmon, Jane Fonda, James Caan, Jim Davis, George Grizzard
29. Any Wednesday (1966)
9
2
Any Wednesday
9
2

A successful businessman with his office in New York City goes home six days a week; but spends the Wednesday night with his mistress in the executive suit he maintains in the city.  Trouble starts, when his secretary goofs up and sends an out-of-town client looking for a room to the suit. Meanwhile, on hearing about it from the secretary, the boss’s wife decides to visit the suit. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John Cleves
Director:
Robert Ellis Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Fonda, Dean Jones, Rosemary Murphy, Ann Prentiss
30. The War Between Men and Women (1972)
9
2
The War Between Men and Women
PG
9
2

Peter Wilson, a sarcastic near-sighted cartoonist-cum-author, is going blind. Averse to commitment, he finally falls for Terri, a single mother of three and reluctantly marries her when she refuses have sexual relationship with him. But it will take a lot more for him to change his misanthropic nature and realize that his new family needs him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Stephen Kozlenko
Director:
Melville Shavelson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Barbara Harris, Herb Edelman, Lisa Gerritsen
31. Act One (1963)
9
2
Act One
9
2

This biographical drama film revolves around the life of American playwright and theater director Moss Hart. The film shows us how he worked hard during the summer so that he had time to write plays during the winter season. Meanwhile, he is also supported and encouraged by his friend Joe Hyman.

As:
Cast
Role:
George S. Kaufman
Director:
Dore Schary
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Bert Convy, Jack Klugman, Eli Wallach, Sam Levene, Ruth Ford
34. The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)
9
2
The Night They Raided Minsky's
M
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raymond Paine
Director:
William Friedkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Britt Ekland, Forrest Tucker, Harry Andrews, Norman Wisdom
35. Tod eines Fremden (1976)
9
2
Tod eines Fremden
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Inspector Barkan
Director:
Reza Badiyi, Uri Massad
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hardy Krüger, Gila Almagor, Haim Bashi
36. Tender Is the Night (1962)
9
3
Tender Is the Night
9
3

Based on an eponymous novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the film focuses on the relation between a distinguished psychiatrist and his wife, who is suffering from many emotional issues.  She was his patient and he married her against the advice of his mentor and spends the next couple of years indulging in her whims.  But that does not make them happy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Richard 'Dick' Diver (as Jason Robards Jr.)
Director:
Henry King
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Fontaine, Bea Benaderet, Jennifer Jones, Tom Ewell
37. The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
10
2
The Adventures of Huck Finn
PG
10
2

Huckleberry Finn, whose father is an abusive drunkard, decides to run away from his home, after faking his death. He is soon accompanied by Jim, a runaway slave. They travel together and follow the Mississippi River to Cairo, Illinois, so that Jim can evade arrest and escape to freedom. They soon learn that Jim has become a wanted man now, falsely accused of murdering Huck.

As:
Cast
Role:
The King
Director:
Stephen Sommers
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Coltrane, Ron Perlman
38. Caboblanco (1980)
9
3
Caboblanco
R
9
3

Giff Hoyt is a café owner in Cabo Blanco, Peru who finds himself in a cat-and-mouse game between escaping Nazis and their enemies. When a sea explorer is murdered and the corrupt police get involved, intimidating newcomer Marie Claire Allesandri, Hoyt starts suspecting Nazi Beckdorff who is looking for a sunken treasure. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gunther Beckdorff
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Action
Star Cast:
Charles Bronson, Fernando Rey, Dominique Sanda, Simon MacCorkindale
39. By Love Possessed (1961)
9
2
By Love Possessed
9
2

The film, set in small eastern town, follows lives of three prominent law-firm partners, Julius Penrose, Arthur Winner and Noah Tuttle. Marjorie Penrose gets involved in a love-affair with Arthur Winner, after a car crash leaves her husband Julius sexually disabled. Arthur Winner has difficulties with unruly behavior of his insolent son, because of whom all associated people have to face problems.

As:
Cast
Role:
Julius Penrose (as Jason Robards Jr.)
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Bel Geddes, Lana Turner, George Hamilton, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Susan Kohner
40. Fools (1970)
11
3
Fools
GP
11
3

Fools is a drama film which revolves around the story of an aging actor, Matthew South, who used to star in horror movies. His life takes a turn when he meets the beautiful and much younger runaway wife of an attorney, and starts developing feelings for her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Matthew South
Director:
Tom Gries
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mako Iwamatsu, Katharine Ross, Scott Hylands, Roy Jenson, Mark Bramhall
41. Little Big League (1994)
9
2
Little Big League
PG
9
2

This comedy sports film tells the story of Billy, who becomes the owner of a baseball team, as per his grandfather’s will. Billy fires the manager, whom everyone dislikes, but he has trouble finding another one, as no one wants to listen to a kid.

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Scheinman
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Family
Star Cast:
Timothy Busfield, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Luke Edwards
44. Dream a Little Dream (1989)
9
2
Dream a Little Dream
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Coleman Ettinger
Director:
Marc Rocco
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Harry Dean Stanton, Piper Laurie, Meredith Salenger
47. Black Rainbow (1989)
8
2
Black Rainbow
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Travis
Director:
Mike Hodges
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Rosanna Arquette, Tom Hulce, Mark Joy, Ron Rosenthal
48. Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (1970)
8
2
Rosolino Paternò, soldato...
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Armstrong
Director:
Nanni Loy
Genres:
War, Drama, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
49. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
9
2
Murders in the Rue Morgue
PG-13
9
2

A theatre producer decides to prepare a gruesome stage version of ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’, a play by Edgar Allan Poe. Due to the creepy nature of the production, his wife starts getting terrible nightmares. Things get complicated when his actors begin to turn up dead one by one. He suspects that Rene Marot, his rival may be behind this, but it turns out that Marot is dead too.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cesar Charron
Director:
Gordon Hessler
Genres:
Horror, Romance, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Lilli Palmer, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Maria Perschy
51. The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
9
2
The Legend of the Lone Ranger
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Fraker
Genres:
Western, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark, Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse
52. Raise the Titanic (1980)
8
1
Raise the Titanic
PG
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Admiral James Sandecker
Director:
Jerry Jameson
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alec Guinness, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer
53. Hurricane (1979)
7
1
Hurricane
PG
7
1

Hurricane is a romantic adventure film which tells the story of a desperate love affair, between a Navy captain’s daughter and a young native. As tensions begin to boil, as her father is against their love, disaster strikes in the form of a big hurricane. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Bruckner
Director:
Jan Troell
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
54. Follow That Music (1947)
13
3
Follow That Music
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Dreifuss
Genres:
Musical, Short
Star Cast:
Phil Warren, Gene Krupa, Nan Leslie, William Trenk
55. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991)
11
2
Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
TV-G
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Ken Burns
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Norman Corwin, Red Barber, Erik Barnouw, Ken Bilby
56. Deceptions (1992)
10
2
Deceptions
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clay (voice)
Director:
L.J. Munkler
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Brian Cox, Fred Williamson, Ian McKay, Nigel Pratt
57. Reunion (1989)
10
2
Reunion
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Strauss
Director:
Jerry Schatzberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Françoise Fabian, Maureen Kerwin, Christien Anholt, Samuel West
58. Square Dance (1987)
8
2
Square Dance
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dillard
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Rob Lowe, Trace Adkins, Winona Ryder, Jane Alexander, Deborah Richter
59. Storyville (1992)
8
2
Storyville
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clifford Fowler
Director:
Mark Frost
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
James Spader, Joanne Whalley, Charlotte Lewis, Michael Warren
60. The Real Macaw (1998)
8
2
The Real Macaw
G
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Grandpa Girdis
Director:
Mario Andreacchio
Genres:
Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Joe Petruzzi, Jamie Croft, Deborra-Lee Furness
61. Heartwood (1998)
8
2
Heartwood
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Logan Reeser
Director:
Lanny Cotler
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hilary Swank, John Terry, Randall Batinkoff, Eddie Mills

TV Movie(s)

1. A Moon for the Misbegotten (1975)
13
3
A Moon for the Misbegotten
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
James Tyrone Jr.
Director:
José Quintero, Gordon Rigsby
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Colleen Dewhurst, John O'Leary, Ed Flanders, Edwin McDonough
2. Addie and the King of Hearts (1976)
12
2
Addie and the King of Hearts
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Hardy
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Diane Ladd, Mildred Natwick, Richard Hatch, Lisa Lucas
3. The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972)
12
2
The House Without a Christmas Tree
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jamie Mills
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Mildred Natwick, Lisa Lucas, Kathryn Walker, Alexa Kenin
4. The Thanksgiving Treasure (1973)
12
3
The Thanksgiving Treasure
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
James Mills
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mildred Natwick, Barnard Hughes, Lisa Lucas, Kathryn Walker
5. The Iceman Cometh (1960)
12
2
The Iceman Cometh
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sorrell Booke, Robert Redford, Myron McCormick, Tom Pedi, James Broderick
6. The Easter Promise (1975)
11
2
The Easter Promise
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jamie
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Jean Simmons, Mildred Natwick, Lisa Lucas, Frannie Michel
7. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1964)
11
2
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Abraham Lincoln
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Broderick, Burt Brinckerhoff, Kate Reid, Jack Bittner
8. A Doll's House (1959)
11
2
A Doll's House
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Plummer, Hume Cronyn, Julie Harris, Eileen Heckart
9. F.D.R.: The Last Year (1980)
11
2
F.D.R.: The Last Year
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Director:
Anthony Page
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Edward Binns, Augusta Dabney, Olympia Dukakis, Laurinda Barrett
10. The Day After (1983)
13
2
The Day After
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Russell Oakes
Director:
Nicholas Meyer
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
John Lithgow, Wayne Knight, John Cullum, JoBeth Williams
11. Haywire (1980)
11
2
Haywire
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leland Hayward
Director:
Michael Tuchner
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Lee Remick, Christopher Guest, Dianne Hull, Deborah Raffin
12. A Christmas to Remember (1978)
10
2
A Christmas to Remember
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Daniel Larson
Director:
George Englund
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Joanne Woodward, George Parry, Bryan Englund
13. Sakharov (1984)
10
2
Sakharov
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Andrei Sakharov
Director:
Jack Gold
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Glenda Jackson, Frank Finlay, Michael Bryant, Nicol Williamson
14. The Country Girl (1974)
10
2
The Country Girl
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Lithgow, Shirley Knight, George Grizzard, Christopher Murney
15. The Perfect Tribute (1991)
11
2
The Perfect Tribute
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
President Abraham Lincoln
Director:
Jack Bender
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ed Flanders, Katherine Helmond, Lukas Haas
16. Thomas Hart Benton (1988)
10
2
Thomas Hart Benton
TV-PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Burns
Star Cast:
Burl Ives, Henry Adams, Thomas Hart Benton, Arthur Danto
17. The Long Hot Summer (1985)
10
2
The Long Hot Summer
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Will Varner
Director:
Stuart Cooper
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ava Gardner, Don Johnson, Judith Ivey, Cybill Shepherd
18. Breaking Home Ties (1987)
10
2
Breaking Home Ties
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lloyd
Director:
John Wilder
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Claire Trevor, Erin Gray, Doug McKeon
20. Mark Twain and Me (1991)
10
2
Mark Twain and Me
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Twain
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Talia Shire, Fiona Reid, Chris Wiggins, R.H. Thomson
21. Inherit the Wind (1988)
10
2
Inherit the Wind
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Drummond
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Darren McGavin, John Harkins, Megan Follows
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
22. Going Home (2000)
9
2
Going Home
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Barton
Director:
Ian Barry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Rich, Ashley Crow, Sherry Stringfield, Clint Black
23. The Christmas Wife (1988)
10
2
The Christmas Wife
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Tanner
Director:
David Hugh Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Julie Harris, Don Francks, Patricia Hamilton, James Eckhouse
24. My Antonia (1995)
9
2
My Antonia
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Josea Burden
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Neil Patrick Harris, Eva Marie Saint, Jan Tríska, Norbert Weisser
25. Journey (1995)
10
2
Journey
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marcus
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eliza Dushku, Meg Tilly, Brenda Fricker, Max Pomeranc
26. The Roots of Roe (1993)
9
2
The Roots of Roe
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Andie Haas
Genres:
Biography
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, Joanne Woodward, Drew Barrymore, Sharon Stone, Brooke Shields, Katharine Hepburn
27. Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
9
2
Chernobyl: The Final Warning
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Armand Hammer
Director:
Anthony Page
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ian McDiarmid, Jon Voight, Annette Crosbie, Sammi Davis
28. The Last Frontier (1986)
10
2
The Last Frontier
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Wincer
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Linda Evans, Peter Billingsley, Tony Bonner, Beth Buchanan
29. Johnny Bull (1986)
9
2
Johnny Bull
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Stephan Kovacs
Director:
Claudia Weill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kathy Bates, Peter MacNicol, Colleen Dewhurst, Suzanna Hamilton
30. The Enemy Within (1994)
8
2
The Enemy Within
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
General R. Pendleton Lloyd
Director:
Jonathan Darby
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker, Sam Waterston, George Dzundza, Dana Delany, Josef Sommer
31. Laguna Heat (1987)
7
1
Laguna Heat
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Wade Shephard
Director:
Simon Langton
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anne Francis, Rip Torn, Harry Hamlin, Catherine Hicks

Animation(s)

Rabbit Ears: Jonah and the Whale (1992)
Rabbit Ears: Jonah and the Whale
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Dennis Hopper, Dennis Hopper

TV Shows and Videos

Star Tonight (1955)
Star Tonight
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Herrmann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joanne Woodward, Nancy Coleman, Kathleen Comegys, Doreen Lang, Dennis Patrick, Charles Aidman
Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
Washington: Behind Closed Doors
As:
Cast
Role:
President Richard Monckton (6 episodes, 1977)
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Andy Griffith, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn
The Bell Telephone Hour (1959)
The Bell Telephone Hour
As:
Cast
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Helen Hayes, Groucho Marx, John Raitt, Telephone Orchestra The Bell
Metallica: 2 of One (1989)
Metallica: 2 of One
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Goldmann, Bill Pope, Michael Salomon
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Metallica, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Jason Newsted
Metallica: One (1989)
Metallica: One
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe's Father
Director:
Bill Pope, Michael Salomon
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Timothy Bottoms, Metallica
The Magnavox Theater (1950)
The Magnavox Theater
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard L. Bare, Budd Boetticher, Byron Paul, Carl Beier
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Cecil Kellaway, David Bruce, John Hubbard, Clem Bevans
Heidi (1993)
Heidi
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Grandfather (2 episodes, 1993)
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Lexi Randall, Siân Phillips
The Seven Lively Arts (1957)
The Seven Lively Arts
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet, Mel Ferrer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Bea Arthur, Eli Wallach, Steven Hill, John Crosby

Jason Robards Awards

Academy Awards
Julia Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1978
All the President's Men Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1977
Primetime Emmy Awards
Inherit the Wind Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special 1988