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List of Maximilian Schell Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
15
3
Judgment at Nuremberg
TV-14
15
3

This is a dramatized version of 3rd Nuremberg trial for war crimes held by the US authorities after WWII. Four German judges, who officiated during the Nazi regime, are tried before Chief Trial Judge Dan Haywood for crimes against humanity. Haywood has the most challenging task of deciding whether they are guilty of international crimes or were observing the orders of their government. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Hans Rolfe
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
War, Drama
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama
2. Simón Bolívar (1969)
14
3
Simón Bolívar
PG
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Simón Bolívar
Director:
Alessandro Blasetti
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Rosanna Schiaffino, Francisco Rabal, Conrado San Martín, Fernando Sancho
3. Marlene (1984)
13
2
Marlene
13
2

This biographical drama film revolves around the life as well as the career of Marlene Dietrich, a popular actress.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
Marlene Dietrich, Annie Albers, Bernard Hall, Marta Rakosnik
4. Cross of Iron (1977)
13
2
Cross of Iron
R
13
2

During the Second World War, Captain Rolf Steiner, a reputed member of the German military, who is also a recipient of the Iron Cross, earns jealousy from one of his comrades, Captain Hauptmann Stransky.  Stransky, who badly wants the Iron Cross as well, clashes with Steiner while leading soldiers into battle along the Russian front. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Hauptmann (Capt.) Stransky
Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
James Coburn, James Mason, Senta Berger, David Warner
5. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
14
2
A Bridge Too Far
PG
14
2

It is based on the events of ‘Operation Market Garden’ of September, 1944. In order to bring a quick end to the WWII, the allied forces decide to drop thousands of paratroopers to secure strategic bridges in Netherlands to obtain access into Germany. The main bridge was the one to Arnhem. But tough German resistance and faulty allied intelligence led to failure.

As:
Cast
Genres:
War, History, Drama
6. The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
13
2
The Man in the Glass Booth
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur Goldman
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Luther Adler, Lloyd Bochner, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman
7. Julia (1977)
13
2
Julia
PG
13
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:
Johann
Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Genres:
Drama
8. Trotta (1971)
13
2
Trotta
13
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Johannes Schaaf
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rosemarie Fendel, Doris Kunstmann, András Bálint, Tamás Major, Elma Bulla
10. The Girl from Flanders (1956)
13
2
The Girl from Flanders
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Alexander 'Alex' Haller
Director:
Helmut Käutner
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicole Berger, Viktor de Kowa, Anneliese Römer, Friedrich Domin
11. Ein Herz kehrt heim (1956)
13
2
Ein Herz kehrt heim
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wolfgang Thomas
Director:
Eugen York
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Hans Nielsen, Erni Mangold, Willy Birgel, Maria Holst
12. The Reluctant Saint (1962)
14
2
The Reluctant Saint
14
2

The Reluctant Saint is a biographical comedy drama film which tells the story of an inefficient young priest-in-training, whose life takes a turn when he begins to float around the monastery during prayer service. Therefore, he is soon declared a saint.

As:
Cast
Role:
Giuseppe
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
Comedy, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Akim Tamiroff, Ricardo Montalban, Lea Padovani, Luciana Paluzzi,
13. Topkapi (1964)
14
2
Topkapi
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Harper
Director:
Jules Dassin
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Morley, Peter Ustinov, Jess Hahn, Melina Mercouri
14. The Chosen (1981)
13
2
The Chosen
PG
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Professor David Malter
Director:
Jeremy Kagan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller, Hildy Brooks
15. The Plot to Assassinate Hitler (1955)
12
2
The Plot to Assassinate Hitler
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Falk Harnack
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Freitag, Wolfgang Preiss, Werner Hinz, Fritz Tillmann
16. The Odessa File (1974)
12
2
The Odessa File
PG
12
2

After an elderly Jewish man commits suicide, an investigative journalist named Peter Miller finds his diary. He learns about a former concentration camp commander, who is still alive, and therefore he decides to investigate.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eduard Roschmann
Director:
Ronald Neame
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm
17. Marriage of Dr. Danwitz (1956)
12
2
Marriage of Dr. Danwitz
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Oswald Hauser
Director:
Arthur Maria Rabenalt
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Dahlke, Heidemarie Hatheyer, Karlheinz Böhm, Marianne Koch
18. Return from the Ashes (1965)
12
3
Return from the Ashes
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Stanislaus Pilgrin
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Herbert Lom, Ingrid Thulin, Samantha Eggar, Talitha Pol
19. I sequestrati di Altona (1962)
12
2
I sequestrati di Altona
12
2

After being denounced by the Gestapo, a German war criminal hides in a secluded house owned by his rich father, for over 15 years, thinking that the war is still going on. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Franz von Gerlach
Director:
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
20. The Castle (1968)
12
2
The Castle
12
2

The Castle is a mystery drama film which tells the story of a man who comes to a small village to begin his new job as the attendant at a castle nearby. However, the villagers start telling him that he is mistaken as there is no need at the castle for an attendant.   

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
'K'
Director:
Rudolf Noelte
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Helmut Qualtinger, Cordula Trantow, Friedrich Maurer, Trudik Daniel
21. The Clown (1976)
12
2
The Clown
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Vojtech Jasný
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hans Christian Blech, Helmut Griem, Hanna Schygulla, Eva Maria Meineke, Gustav Rudolf Sellner
23. The Deadly Affair (1966)
12
2
The Deadly Affair
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dieter Frey
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Romance, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, James Mason, Harriet Andersson, Harry Andrews, Simone Signoret
24. The Islands (1983)
12
2
The Islands
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Fabrice
Director:
Iradj Azimi
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Marcel Marceau, Patrick Bauchau, Jean Dasté, Marie Trintignant
25. Sons, Mothers and a General (1955)
12
3
Sons, Mothers and a General
12
3

During the latter part of the Second World War, several young boys decide to fight for the German army, due to their enthusiasm of doing something for the country. When they learn that their sons are about to be sent to the Russian front, their mothers attempt to get their sons back.

As:
Cast
Director:
Laslo Benedek
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Klaus Kinski, Ursula Herking, Hilde Krahl, Therese Giehse
26. Five Finger Exercise (1962)
12
2
Five Finger Exercise
12
2

Louise and Philip Harrington have been married for a long time, but they are going through problems in their relationship. Philip remains busy with his work, and therefore he remains distant and disconnected with his family, while Louise is somewhat self-deluded. When Walter, a charming young tutor arrives, it further complicates their troubles.

As:
Cast
Role:
Walter
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rosalind Russell, Jack Hawkins, Richard Beymer, Annette Gorman
27. The Pedestrian (1973)
12
2
The Pedestrian
PG
12
2

This drama film tells the story of Heinz Alfred Geise, who is a successful businessman, but he has a dark past with the Nazis during the Second World War. When his son Andreas finds out that he had helped the Nazis, he tries to kill both his father as well as himself. However, his father survives and only Andreas is killed, which leaves Alfred with a lot of guilt.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Käthe Haack, Lil Dagover, Peggy Ashcroft, Elisabeth Bergner,
28. Tales from the Vienna Woods (1979)
12
2
Tales from the Vienna Woods
12
2

This drama film takes us to 1930 Vienna, and it revolves around a young woman who falls for a gambler, and decides to leave her fiancé. They soon get married and have a baby, but things take a turn when he leaves them. Without any means to support herself, the woman is forced to turn to prostitution.    

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Helmut Qualtinger, Hanno Pöschl, Birgit Doll, Jane Tilden
29. Morgen in Alabama (1984)
13
2
Morgen in Alabama
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lawyer Landau
Director:
Norbert Kückelmann
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Wolfgang Kieling, Lena Stolze, Kathrin Ackermann, Robert Aldini
31. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
11
2
The Brothers Bloom
PG-13
11
2

The Brothers Bloom is a comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Stephen and Bloom, who are successful con men. However, Bloom wants to leave this business, but Stephen convinces him to pull off one final job, which involves an eccentric heiress. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rian Johnson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Adventure
32. Little Odessa (1994)
11
2
Little Odessa
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Gray
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Vanessa Redgrave, Moira Kelly, Paul Guilfoyle, Edward Furlong
33. Counterpoint (1967)
11
2
Counterpoint
11
2

In 1944, while entertaining American soldiers in Belgium, the members of a US symphonic orchestra are captured by the Germans.  While they are waiting to be executed, a music-loving German general orders them to hold a special concert for the Nazis.  Realizing that they have time till the concert is over, they start hatching a plan for their escape. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gen. Schiller
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Charlton Heston, Kathryn Hays, Anton Diffring
34. The Day That Shook the World (1975)
11
2
The Day That Shook the World
R
11
2

This historical drama film takes us to the early 20th century, and revolves around the events leading to the political murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the would-be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian throne.

As:
Cast
Role:
Djuro Sarac
Director:
Veljko Bulajic
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Plummer, Florinda Bolkan, Irfan Mensur, Rados Bajic
35. First Love (1970)
11
2
First Love
R
11
2

A 16-year old young boy Alexander falls for a 21-year old woman Sinaida. However, she doesn’t show much affection towards him. Alexander soon learns that she has fallen for his father.  

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Father
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
History, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Valentina Cortese, Marius Goring, John Osborne, John Moulder-Brown
36. Der Richter und sein Henker (1975)
11
2
Der Richter und sein Henker
PG
11
2

Dedicated Swiss police detective, Hans Baerlach, spent years trying to get evidence against powerful business-mogul, Richard Gastmann who was apparently involved in the murder of the woman Baerlach loved. His partner, who gets killed during the investigations, is replaced by Walter Tschanz. But the case takes unexpected turn when, in addition to the political interference, Anna Crawley gets involved in the case.  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt, Robert Shaw, Helmut Qualtinger
37. A Far Off Place (1993)
11
2
A Far Off Place
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Drama, Family, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Reese Witherspoon, Jack Thompson, Ethan Embry, Robert John Burke, Sarel Bok
38. The Freshman (1990)
11
2
The Freshman
PG
11
2

Clark Kellogg, an aspiring director arrives in New York City. He is robbed by Victor, moments within he lays his feet on the city's soil. Few days later Kellogg runs into Victor who not only assures him that he will return his money, but also offers him a job with his Uncle Carmine Sabatini, a local mobster who shares a stunning resemblance with an illustrious cinematic godfather. As Carmine takes Kellogg under his wings, demanding complete allegiance, everything is not as it seems. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Bergman
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matthew Broderick, Marlon Brando, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller, Frank Whaley
39. The Black Hole (1979)
11
2
The Black Hole
PG
11
2

The Black Hole is a science fiction action film which revolves around a research vessel that finds a missing spaceship, which is being commanded by a mysterious scientist.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Hans Reinhardt
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
41. Kinder der Berge (1958)
11
2
Kinder der Berge
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Josef Ospel
Director:
Georg Tressler
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Rütting, Heinrich Gretler, Max Haufler, Emil Hegetschweiler
42. Deep Impact (1998)
10
2
Deep Impact
PG-13
10
2

The sci-fi disaster movie follows a group of astronauts on-board the Orion spacecraft, led by Commander Oren Monash and veteran astronaut Captain Spurgeon ‘Fish’ Tanner. The team races against time to stop the comet Wolf-Biederman from crashing into Earth and causing an extinction-level event.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Mimi Leder
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
43. Vampires (1998)
10
2
Vampires
R
10
2

This action horror film revolves around Jack and his team of mercenaries as they hunt down vampires and attempt to retrieve the Black Cross of Berziers, an ancient relic, that could give the vampires the ability to endure sunlight. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Cardinal Alba
Director:
Genres:
Action, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Daniel Baldwin, James Woods, Thomas Ian Griffith, Sheryl Lee
44. Pope Joan (1972)
10
2
Pope Joan
PG
10
2

Pope Joan tells the story of a Midwestern evangelist who thinks that she is a reincarnation of a Pope in the ninth-century. She explains why she feels this way to her psychiatrist.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Franco Nero, Trevor Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Liv Ullmann, Jeremy Kemp, Natasa Nicolescu
45. Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)
10
2
Krakatoa: East of Java
G
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Hanson
Director:
Bernard L. Kowalski
Genres:
Romance, History, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Sal Mineo, Rossano Brazzi, Brian Keith, Diane Baker
46. Together? (1979)
10
2
Together?
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Giovanni
Director:
Armenia Balducci
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Bisset, Terence Stamp, Monica Guerritore, Luca Venantini
47. Avalanche Express (1979)
9
2
Avalanche Express
PG
9
2

Avalanche Express is an action thriller film which tells the story of a CIA agent who is planning to use the defection of a Soviet official as an opportunity to assassinate a Soviet expert on germ-warfare.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Nikolai Bunin
Director:
Mark Robson, Monte Hellman
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Linda Evans, Lee Marvin, Robert Shaw, Joe Namath
48. Beyond the Mountains (1967)
9
2
Beyond the Mountains
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marek
Director:
Alexander Ramati
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Raf Vallone, Theodore Bikel, Irene Papas, Maria Perschy
49. Players (1979)
9
2
Players
PG
9
2

A rising tennis star starts having an affair with an older lady who is engaged to a wealthy man. He soon realizes that she doesn’t love the man she is engaged to.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marco
Director:
Anthony Harvey
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Liv Ullmann, Ali MacGraw, Steve Guttenberg, Dean Paul Martin
50. The Eighteenth Angel (1997)
8
1
The Eighteenth Angel
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Father Simeon
Director:
William Bindley
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Rachael Leigh Cook, Stanley Tucci, Wendy Crewson, Christopher McDonald
51. Die Föhnforscher (1985)
13
2
Die Föhnforscher
13
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Herbert Achternbusch
Star Cast:
Herbert Achternbusch, Gabi Geist, Annamirl Bierbichler, Franz Baumgartner, Hartmut Geerken
53. Laughter in the Dark (1986)
12
2
Laughter in the Dark
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Laszlo Papas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rebecca De Mornay, Marina Vlady, Sandy Dennis, Mick Jagger
54. The Rose Garden (1989)
12
2
The Rose Garden
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Aaron
Director:
Fons Rademakers
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Liv Ullmann, Jan Niklas, Hanns Zischler
55. Justiz (1993)
12
2
Justiz
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Isaak Kohler
Director:
Hans W. Geissendörfer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Norbert Schwientek, Mathias Gnädinger, Anna Thalbach, Thomas Heinze
56. My Sister Maria (2002)
11
2
My Sister Maria
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
Documentary, Drama
Star Cast:
Maria Schell, Gerhard Hannak, Harry Stuhlhofer, Elke Münzer
57. The Last Ones Shall Be First (1957)
11
2
The Last Ones Shall Be First
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorenz Darrandt
Director:
Rolf Hansen
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
O.E. Hasse, Adelheid Seeck, Ulla Jacobsson, Brigitte Grothum
58. Festival in Cannes (2001)
10
2
Festival in Cannes
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Viktor Kovner
Director:
Henry Jaglom
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anouk Aimée, Zack Norman, Ron Silver, Greta Scacchi
59. The Assisi Underground (1985)
10
2
The Assisi Underground
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Müller
Director:
Alexander Ramati
Genres:
Drama, War, History
Star Cast:
James Mason, Irene Papas, Ben Cross, Karlheinz Hackl
60. The Vampyre Wars (1996)
10
2
The Vampyre Wars
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Hugh Parks
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Amanda Plummer, Robert Englund, Billy Gray, John Carmean
61. Just Messing About (2000)
10
2
Just Messing About
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Poser
Director:
Jochen Kuhn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tonio Arango, Alexandra Maria Lara, Marte Schwiers, Désirée Nick
62. I Love You, Baby (2000)
9
2
I Love You, Baby
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Ekland
Director:
Nick Lyon
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Burkhard Driest, Jasmin Gerat, Mark Keller, Katja Burkard
63. Les brigands (2015)
8
2
Les brigands
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Escher
Director:
Pol Cruchten, Frank Hoffmann
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Tchéky Karyo, Éric Caravaca, Robinson Stévenin, Isild Le Besco
64. House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)
8
2
House of the Sleeping Beauties
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kogi
Director:
Vadim Glowna
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Angela Winkler, Vadim Glowna, Birol Ünel, Mona Glass
65. Flores negras (2009)
7
1
Flores negras
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
David Carreras
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Eduard Fernández, Héctor Colomé, Marta Etura
66. Darkness (2009)
7
1
Darkness
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Juraj Herz
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Ivan Franek, Borík Procházka, Lenka Krobotová, Malgorzata Kozuchowska
67. On the Wings of Love (1999)
5
1
On the Wings of Love
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hochberg
Director:
Gabriel Barylli
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lisa Martinek, Heio von Stetten, Ralf Bauer, Gudrun Landgrebe

TV Movie(s)

1. Family Classics: The Three Musketeers (1960)
13
3
Family Classics: The Three Musketeers
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Donovan
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Felicia Farr, Thayer David, John Colicos, Joan Fontaine
2. The Fifth Column (1960)
12
2
The Fifth Column
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Betsy von Furstenberg, Sally Ann Howes, Shaike Ophir
3. The Diary of Anne Frank (1980)
11
2
The Diary of Anne Frank
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Otto Frank
Director:
Boris Sagal
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Melissa Gilbert, Doris Roberts, James Coco, Clive Revill, Joan Plowright
4. Stalin (1992)
11
2
Stalin
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lenin
Director:
Ivan Passer
Genres:
History, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Miriam Margolyes, Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Jeroen Krabbé, Joan Plowright
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
5. Heidi (1968)
11
2
Heidi
G
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Sessemann
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Simmons, Michael Redgrave, Walter Slezak, Jennifer Edwards
6. The Phantom of the Opera (1983)
9
2
The Phantom of the Opera
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sándor Korvin / The Phantom of the Opera
Director:
Robert Markowitz
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Michael York, Diana Quick, Jeremy Kemp
7. Hamlet (1960)
4
1
Hamlet
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hamlet
Director:
Franz Peter Wirth
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Franz Schafheitlin, Hans Caninenberg, Wanda Rotha, Dunja Movar
9. Miss Rose White (1992)
11
2
Miss Rose White
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mordecai Weiss
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kyra Sedgwick, Amanda Plummer, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern, Ken Collins
10. The Song of the Lark (2001)
10
2
The Song of the Lark
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wunsch
Director:
Karen Arthur
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Goldwyn, Linda Carlson, Alison Elliott, Leslie Easterbrook
11. The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years (1996)
10
2
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin James Dobson
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Chamberlain, Paul Bertram, Julia Blake, Amanda Donohoe
12. Coast to Coast (2003)
10
2
Coast to Coast
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Casimir
Director:
Paul Mazursky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss, Selma Blair, Fred Ward, Judy Davis
13. The Return of the Dancing Master (2004)
10
2
The Return of the Dancing Master
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fernando Hereira
Director:
Urs Egger
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Bibi Andersson, Matthew Marsh, Veronica Ferres, Bjørn Floberg
14. Candles in the Dark (1993)
9
2
Candles in the Dark
9
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Colonel Arkush
Director:
Maximilian Schell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alyssa Milano, Chad Lowe, Günther Maria Halmer, Natalya Andreychenko
15. Der Bestseller - Mord auf italienisch (2002)
7
1
Der Bestseller - Mord auf italienisch
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Karl Steingraf
Director:
Jörg Grünler
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andrea Eckert, Miroslav Nemec, Michael Mendl, Ottfried Fischer
16. Die Liebe eines Priesters (2005)
4
1
Die Liebe eines Priesters
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Pater Christoph
Director:
Franz Josef Gottlieb
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Andrea Eckert, Sonsee Neu, Erol Sander, Lena Beyerling
17. Die Alpenklinik (2006)
4
1
Die Alpenklinik
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Alexander Ohlendorf
Director:
Udo Witte
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anica Dobra, Erol Sander, Claudine Wilde, Benjamin Felix Meyer
18. Alles Glück dieser Erde (2003)
4
1
Alles Glück dieser Erde
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Xaver Schönborn
Director:
Otto Retzer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Uschi Glas, Peter Simonischek, Fritz Karl, Marion Mitterhammer

TV Shows and Videos

Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982)
Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter / ... (12 episodes, 2005-2011)
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Christian Berkel, Hape Kerkeling, Gert Heidenreich, Dirk Steffens
Abraham (1993)
Abraham
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
History, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Kevin McNally, Gottfried John, Jude Alderson
Giganten (2007)
Giganten
As:
Cast
Role:
Albert Einstein (1 episode, 2007)
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dietmar Schönherr, Matthias Habich, Rolf Hoppe, Uwe Ochsenknecht
Der Fürst und das Mädchen (2003)
Der Fürst und das Mädchen
As:
Cast
Role:
Friedrich Fürst von Thorwald / ... (35 episodes, 2003-2007)
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Franco Nero, Hans-Peter Korff, Roland Koch, Daniela Ziegler

Maximilian Schell Awards

Academy Awards
Judgment at Nuremberg Best Actor in a Leading Role 1962
Golden Globe Awards
Stalin Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1993
Judgment at Nuremberg Best Actor - Drama 1962