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List of Joel Grey Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Cabaret (1972)
13
2
Cabaret
PG
13
2

 The story depicts Sally Bowels, a well-known character created by Christopher Isherwood, as a young American cabaret singer in 1931 Berlin. The plot thickens when a young British academic arrives at her boardinghouse. The film, which has won numerous distinguished awards including eight Oscars, focuses as much on their relationship as on rising Nazism of that time.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Master of Ceremonies
Director:
Genres:
Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Fritz Wepper
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
2. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
12
2
Dancer in the Dark
R
12
2

Dancer in the Dark is the story of a young East European immigrant, who comes to the USA with her young son with a dream in her eyes. Struggling to survive, herself suffering from degenerating eye condition, she continues to save money so that her son can undergo surgery to save his eyesight. But fate is not kind to her and she ends up being labeled as a communist sympathizer and murderer. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Oldrich Novy
Director:
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
3. The Player (1992)
12
2
The Player
TV-MA
12
2

The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
7. Man on a Swing (1974)
10
3
Man on a Swing
PG
10
3

Man on a Swing is a mystery drama film, which revolves around police chief, Lee Tucker, who investigates the death of a young schoolteacher Maggie Dawson after she was found dead in a parking lot. A young psychic offers to help in the case, but soon it seems that he might be the killer himself. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Franklin Wills
Director:
Frank Perry
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Elizabeth Wilson, George Voskovec, Dorothy Tristan
10. Choke (2008)
10
3
Choke
R
10
3

This black comedy film tells the story of a sex-addicted con-man  who fakes choking in a restaurant, and uses the sympathies of his rescuers to pay the hospital bills of his mother, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.

As:
Cast
Director:
Clark Gregg
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gillian Jacobs, Sam Rockwell, Clark Gregg, Chuck Palahniuk
11. Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
10
2
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chiun
Director:
Guy Hamilton
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Kate Mulgrew, Charles Cioffi, George Coe, Fred Ward, Wilford Brimley
12. Calypso Heat Wave (1957)
9
3
Calypso Heat Wave
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Nash
Director:
Fred F. Sears
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, Maya Angelou, Paul Langton, Johnny Desmond, Merry Anders
13. About Face (1952)
9
2
About Face
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Del Ruth
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Eddie Bracken, Gordon MacRae, Dick Wesson, Phyllis Kirk, Virginia Gibson
14. The Fantasticks (1995)
8
2
The Fantasticks
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Amos Babcock Bellamy
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Barnard Hughes, Jean Louisa Kelly, Joey McIntyre, Jonathon Morris
15. My Friend Joe (1996)
10
2
My Friend Joe
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Bould
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Stephen McHattie, Pauline McLynn, Schuyler Fisk, Stanley Townsend
16. The Empty Mirror (1996)
9
2
The Empty Mirror
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Barry J. Hershey
Genres:
Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Glenn Shadix, Norman Rodway, Doug McKeon, Peter Michael Goetz
18. A. Hitler (2010)
7
1
A. Hitler
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joseph Goebbels
Director:
Barry J. Hershey
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Norman Rodway, Camilla Søeberg
19. The Dangerous (1995)
6
1
The Dangerous
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Flea
Director:
Rod Hewitt, Maria Dante
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Elliott Gould, John Savage, Robert Davi, Michael Paré

TV Movie(s)

2. Little Women (1958)
12
2
Little Women
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Theodore Laurence (segment "Laurie")
Director:
William Corrigan
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Romance, Family
Star Cast:
Florence Henderson, Jeannie Carson, Zina Bethune, Bill Hayes
3. The Yeomen of the Guard (1982)
11
2
The Yeomen of the Guard
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Point
Director:
Dave Heather
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Alfred Marks, Elizabeth Gale, Claire Powell, David Hillman
4. A Christmas Carol (1999)
11
2
A Christmas Carol
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Ghost of Christmas Past
Director:
David Hugh Jones
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Saskia Reeves, Richard E. Grant, Ian McNeice
5. Man on a String (1972)
11
2
Man on a String
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Big Joe Brown
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
William Schallert, Christopher George, Keith Carradine, Michael Baseleon
7. Just Deserts (1992)
10
2
Just Deserts
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Lerner
Star Cast:
Jane Leeves, Daryl Anderson, Greg Evigan, Michael Cavanaugh
8. Marilyn and Me (1991)
8
2
Marilyn and Me
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Patterson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Terry Moore, Sandy McPeak, Jesse Dabson, Kurt Fuller

Animation(s)

'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974)
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
TV-G
As:
Cast
Role:
Joshua Trundle (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Musical, Short, Fantasy, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Patricia Bright, George Gobel, John McGiver, Tammy Grimes
Paddington Bear (1976)
Paddington Bear
As:
Cast
Role:
Host (recut USA version) (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Michael Hordern,

TV Shows and Videos

December Bride (1954)
December Bride
As:
Cast
Director:
William Asher, Jerry Thorpe, Frederick De Cordova
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Mel Blanc, Spring Byington, Verna Felton, Harry Morgan
Brooklyn Bridge (1991)
Brooklyn Bridge
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael J. Fox, Sam Weisman, Donald Reiker, Brad Silberling, Kenneth Zunder
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Matthew Louis Siegel, Amy Aquino
Venus Rising (1995)
Venus Rising
R
As:
Cast
Director:
Leora Barish, Edgar Michael Bravo
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Jessica Alba, Morgan Fairchild, Dennis Dun, Henry Bean

Joel Grey Awards

Academy Awards
Cabaret Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1973
Golden Globe Awards
Cabaret Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture 1973
BAFTA Awards
Cabaret Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles 1973
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Musical Show Album 1998
Winner Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album 1968