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List of Maximilian Schell Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
20
3
Judgment at Nuremberg
TV-14
20
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. 

Role:
Hans Rolfe
Directed By:
Stanley Kramer
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama
2. Simón Bolívar (1969)
16
3
Simón Bolívar
PG
16
3
Role:
Simón Bolívar
Starring:
Rosanna Schiaffino, Francisco Rabal, Conrado San Martín, Fernando Sancho
Directed By:
Alessandro Blasetti
3. Cross of Iron (1977)
17
2
Cross of Iron
R
17
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. 

Role:
Hauptmann (Capt.) Stransky
Starring:
James Coburn, James Mason, Senta Berger, David Warner
Directed By:
Sam Peckinpah
4. The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
18
2
The Man in the Glass Booth
18
2
Role:
Arthur Goldman
Starring:
Luther Adler, Lloyd Bochner, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman
Directed By:
Arthur Hiller
5. Julia (1977)
17
2
Julia
PG
17
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.

Role:
Johann
Directed By:
Fred Zinnemann
6. Topkapi (1964)
22
2
Topkapi
22
2
Role:
Walter Harper
Starring:
Robert Morley, Peter Ustinov, Jess Hahn, Melina Mercouri
Directed By:
Jules Dassin
7. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
16
4
A Bridge Too Far
PG
16
4

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.

Directed By:
8. The Reluctant Saint (1962)
20
2
The Reluctant Saint
20
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.

Role:
Giuseppe
Starring:
Akim Tamiroff, Ricardo Montalban, Lea Padovani, Luciana Paluzzi,
Directed By:
Edward Dmytryk
9. Marlene (1984)
14
10
Marlene
14
10

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

Role:
Himself
Starring:
Marlene Dietrich, Annie Albers, Bernard Hall, Marta Rakosnik
Directed By:
Maximilian Schell
10. Return from the Ashes (1965)
20
3
Return from the Ashes
20
3

Stanislaus Pilgrin is an expert chess player, who is looking for a way to inherit a fortune. He eventually gets married to Dr. Michele Wolf, a wealthy Jewish widow. However, things get complicated when he finds himself attracted to her stepdaughter. This leads to a web of seduction and deception, that eventually leads to murder.

Role:
Stanislaus Pilgrin
Starring:
Herbert Lom, Ingrid Thulin, Samantha Eggar, Talitha Pol
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
11. The Young Lions (1958)
14
3
The Young Lions
14
3

This action war drama film revolves around the lives of three soldiers fighting in the Second World War. One of them is Noah, a Jewish American man who has to deal with anti-Semitism after enlisting in the Army.

Starring:
Marlon Brando, Dean Martin, May Britt, John Banner, Montgomery Clift, Hope Lange, Barbara Rush
Directed By:
Edward Dmytryk
12. The Castle (1968)
20
2
The Castle
20
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.   

Role:
'K'
Starring:
Helmut Qualtinger, Cordula Trantow, Friedrich Maurer, Trudik Daniel
Directed By:
Rudolf Noelte
13. Five Finger Exercise (1962)
20
2
Five Finger Exercise
20
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.

Role:
Walter
Starring:
Rosalind Russell, Jack Hawkins, Richard Beymer, Annette Gorman
Directed By:
Daniel Mann
14. The Girl from Flanders (1956)
15
5
The Girl from Flanders
15
5
Role:
Lt. Alexander 'Alex' Haller
Starring:
Nicole Berger, Viktor de Kowa, Anneliese Römer, Friedrich Domin
Directed By:
Helmut Käutner
15. The Odessa File (1974)
14
2
The Odessa File
PG
14
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.

Role:
Eduard Roschmann
Starring:
Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm
Directed By:
Ronald Neame
16. Morgen in Alabama (1984)
20
2
Morgen in Alabama
20
2
Role:
Lawyer Landau
Starring:
Wolfgang Kieling, Lena Stolze, Kathrin Ackermann, Robert Aldini
Directed By:
Norbert Kückelmann
17. Marriage of Dr. Danwitz (1956)
13
2
Marriage of Dr. Danwitz
13
2
Role:
Dr. Oswald Hauser
Starring:
Paul Dahlke, Heidemarie Hatheyer, Karlheinz Böhm, Marianne Koch
Directed By:
Arthur Maria Rabenalt
18. Ein Herz kehrt heim (1956)
14
7
Ein Herz kehrt heim
14
7
Role:
Wolfgang Thomas
Starring:
Hans Nielsen, Erni Mangold, Willy Birgel, Maria Holst
Directed By:
Eugen York
19. Trotta (1971)
13
9
Trotta
13
9
Starring:
Rosemarie Fendel, Doris Kunstmann, András Bálint, Tamás Major, Elma Bulla
Directed By:
Johannes Schaaf
20. Left Luggage (1998)
14
2
Left Luggage
14
2
Starring:
Isabella Rossellini, Miriam Margolyes, Chaim Topol, Topol, Jeroen Krabbé
Directed By:
Jeroen Krabbé
21. The Deadly Affair (1966)
15
3
The Deadly Affair
15
3
Role:
Dieter Frey
Starring:
Lynn Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, James Mason, Harriet Andersson, Harry Andrews, Simone Signoret
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
22. The Islands (1983)
14
3
The Islands
14
3
Role:
Fabrice
Starring:
Marcel Marceau, Patrick Bauchau, Jean Dasté, Marie Trintignant
Directed By:
Iradj Azimi
23. I sequestrati di Altona (1962)
13
3
I sequestrati di Altona
13
3

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. 

Role:
Franz von Gerlach
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Robert Wagner, Fredric March, Françoise Prévost
Directed By:
24. The Chosen (1981)
13
7
The Chosen
PG
13
7
Role:
Professor David Malter
Starring:
Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller, Hildy Brooks
Directed By:
Jeremy Kagan
25. The Plot to Assassinate Hitler (1955)
12
8
The Plot to Assassinate Hitler
12
8
Starring:
Robert Freitag, Wolfgang Preiss, Werner Hinz, Fritz Tillmann
Directed By:
Falk Harnack
26. The Clown (1976)
12
7
The Clown
12
7
Starring:
Hans Christian Blech, Helmut Griem, Hanna Schygulla, Eva Maria Meineke, Gustav Rudolf Sellner
Directed By:
Vojtech Jasný
27. Counterpoint (1967)
19
2
Counterpoint
19
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. 

Role:
Gen. Schiller
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Charlton Heston, Kathryn Hays, Anton Diffring
Directed By:
Ralph Nelson
28. First Love (1970)
18
2
First Love
R
18
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.  

Role:
Father
Starring:
Valentina Cortese, Marius Goring, John Osborne, John Moulder-Brown
Directed By:
Maximilian Schell
29. The Pedestrian (1973)
12
8
The Pedestrian
PG
12
8

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.

Starring:
Käthe Haack, Lil Dagover, Peggy Ashcroft, Elisabeth Bergner,
Directed By:
Maximilian Schell
30. Tales from the Vienna Woods (1979)
12
8
Tales from the Vienna Woods
12
8

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.    

Starring:
Helmut Qualtinger, Hanno Pöschl, Birgit Doll, Jane Tilden
Directed By:
Maximilian Schell
31. Sons, Mothers and a General (1955)
12
11
Sons, Mothers and a General
12
11

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.

Starring:
Klaus Kinski, Ursula Herking, Hilde Krahl, Therese Giehse
Directed By:
Laslo Benedek
32. St. Ives (1976)
11
3
St. Ives
PG
11
3
Role:
Dr. John Constable
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Englund, Jeff Goldblum, Harry Guardino, John Houseman
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
33. Little Odessa (1994)
11
4
Little Odessa
R
11
4

Joshua is a hitman working for the Russian-Jewish mafia in Brooklyn, who has been away from his family for a long time. Due to an assignment, he is forced to revisit his hometown. As she stands outside his family’s apartment, he is spotted by Sasha, an old friend, who informs his brother Rueben about his visit.  

Starring:
Tim Roth, Vanessa Redgrave, Moira Kelly, Paul Guilfoyle, Edward Furlong
Directed By:
James Gray
34. The Black Hole (1979)
16
2
The Black Hole
PG
16
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.

Role:
Dr. Hans Reinhardt
Starring:
Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins, Slim Pickens, Yvette Mimieux
Directed By:
Gary Nelson
35. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
11
7
The Brothers Bloom
PG-13
11
7

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. 

Starring:
Adrien Brody, Zachary Gordon, Rinko Kikuchi, Mark Ruffalo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rachel Weisz, Robbie Coltrane
Directed By:
Rian Johnson
36. The Day That Shook the World (1975)
11
5
The Day That Shook the World
R
11
5

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.

Role:
Djuro Sarac
Starring:
Christopher Plummer, Florinda Bolkan, Irfan Mensur, Rados Bajic
Directed By:
Veljko Bulajic
37. Der Richter und sein Henker (1975)
11
4
Der Richter und sein Henker
PG
11
4

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.  

Starring:
Donald Sutherland, Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt, Robert Shaw, Helmut Qualtinger
Directed By:
Maximilian Schell
38. A Far Off Place (1993)
11
4
A Far Off Place
PG
11
4
Starring:
Reese Witherspoon, Jack Thompson, Ethan Embry, Robert John Burke, Sarel Bok
Directed By:
Mikael Salomon
39. The Freshman (1990)
11
3
The Freshman
PG
11
3

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. 

Starring:
Matthew Broderick, Marlon Brando, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller, Frank Whaley
Directed By:
Andrew Bergman
40. Kinder der Berge (1958)
12
2
Kinder der Berge
12
2
Role:
Josef Ospel
Starring:
Barbara Rütting, Heinrich Gretler, Max Haufler, Emil Hegetschweiler
Directed By:
Georg Tressler
41. Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)
15
2
Krakatoa: East of Java
G
15
2

Ship captain Hanson is headed for the Dutch East Indies, in order to hunt for a precious treasure, along with his mistress and a group of convicts. His mistress has been accompanying them as she knows about the whereabouts of the treasure, but the real reason she is coming with them, is to look for her young  son, whom she believes to be lost somewhere in the region.    

Role:
Captain Hanson
Starring:
Sal Mineo, Rossano Brazzi, Brian Keith, Diane Baker
Directed By:
Bernard L. Kowalski
42. Pope Joan (1972)
12
2
Pope Joan
PG
12
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.

Starring:
Franco Nero, Trevor Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Liv Ullmann, Jeremy Kemp, Natasa Nicolescu
Directed By:
Michael Anderson
43. Telling Lies in America (1997)
11
6
Telling Lies in America
PG-13
11
6
Role:
Dr. Istvan Jonas
Starring:
Brad Renfro, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kevin Bacon, Calista Flockhart, Luke Wilson, Paul Dooley
Directed By:
Guy Ferland
44. Together? (1979)
13
2
Together?
R
13
2
Role:
Giovanni
Starring:
Jacqueline Bisset, Terence Stamp, Monica Guerritore, Luca Venantini
Directed By:
Armenia Balducci
45. Deep Impact (1998)
10
6
Deep Impact
PG-13
10
6

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.  

Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Elijah Wood, Jon Favreau, James Cromwell, Robert Duvall, Vanessa Redgrave, Téa Leoni
Directed By:
Mimi Leder
46. Vampires (1998)
10
6
Vampires
R
10
6

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. 

Role:
Cardinal Alba
Starring:
Daniel Baldwin, James Woods, Thomas Ian Griffith, Sheryl Lee
Directed By:
47. Beyond the Mountains (1967)
9
2
Beyond the Mountains
9
2
Role:
Marek
Starring:
Raf Vallone, Theodore Bikel, Irene Papas, Maria Perschy
Directed By:
Alexander Ramati
48. Avalanche Express (1979)
10
5
Avalanche Express
PG
10
5

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.  

Role:
Col. Nikolai Bunin
Starring:
Linda Evans, Lee Marvin, Robert Shaw, Joe Namath
Directed By:
Mark Robson, Monte Hellman
49. Players (1979)
10
3
Players
PG
10
3

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.

Role:
Marco
Starring:
Liv Ullmann, Ali MacGraw, Steve Guttenberg, Dean Paul Martin
Directed By:
Anthony Harvey
50. The Eighteenth Angel (1997)
8
2
The Eighteenth Angel
R
8
2
Role:
Father Simeon
Starring:
Rachael Leigh Cook, Stanley Tucci, Wendy Crewson, Christopher McDonald
Directed By:
William Bindley
51. Die Föhnforscher (1985)
13
4
Die Föhnforscher
13
4
Starring:
Herbert Achternbusch, Gabi Geist, Annamirl Bierbichler, Franz Baumgartner, Hartmut Geerken
Directed By:
Herbert Achternbusch
52. The Doctor and the Devil (1965)
12
4
The Doctor and the Devil
12
4
Starring:
Geraldine Chaplin, Laurence Harvey, James Mason, Barbara Steele
Directed By:
Nicholas Ray
53. The Rose Garden (1989)
15
2
The Rose Garden
PG-13
15
2
Role:
Aaron
Starring:
Peter Fonda, Liv Ullmann, Jan Niklas, Hanns Zischler
Directed By:
Fons Rademakers
54. Laughter in the Dark (1986)
12
4
Laughter in the Dark
12
4
Starring:
Rebecca De Mornay, Marina Vlady, Sandy Dennis, Mick Jagger
Directed By:
Laszlo Papas
55. Justiz (1993)
12
2
Justiz
12
2
Role:
Isaak Kohler
Starring:
Norbert Schwientek, Mathias Gnädinger, Anna Thalbach, Thomas Heinze
Directed By:
Hans W. Geissendörfer
56. My Sister Maria (2002)
12
2
My Sister Maria
12
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Maria Schell, Gerhard Hannak, Harry Stuhlhofer, Elke Münzer
Directed By:
Maximilian Schell
57. The Last Ones Shall Be First (1957)
11
2
The Last Ones Shall Be First
11
2
Role:
Lorenz Darrandt
Starring:
O.E. Hasse, Adelheid Seeck, Ulla Jacobsson, Brigitte Grothum
Directed By:
Rolf Hansen
58. Festival in Cannes (2001)
10
2
Festival in Cannes
PG-13
10
2
Role:
Viktor Kovner
Starring:
Anouk Aimée, Zack Norman, Ron Silver, Greta Scacchi
Directed By:
Henry Jaglom
59. The Assisi Underground (1985)
10
2
The Assisi Underground
PG
10
2
Role:
Col. Müller
Starring:
James Mason, Irene Papas, Ben Cross, Karlheinz Hackl
Directed By:
Alexander Ramati
60. The Vampyre Wars (1996)
10
2
The Vampyre Wars
10
2
Starring:
Amanda Plummer, Robert Englund, Billy Gray, John Carmean
Directed By:
Hugh Parks
61. Just Messing About (2000)
10
2
Just Messing About
10
2
Role:
Poser
Starring:
Tonio Arango, Alexandra Maria Lara, Marte Schwiers, Désirée Nick
Directed By:
Jochen Kuhn
62. I Love You, Baby (2000)
9
2
I Love You, Baby
9
2
Role:
Walter Ekland
Starring:
Burkhard Driest, Jasmin Gerat, Mark Keller, Katja Burkard
Directed By:
Nick Lyon
63. Les brigands (2015)
8
2
Les brigands
8
2
Role:
Mr. Escher
Starring:
Tchéky Karyo, Éric Caravaca, Robinson Stévenin, Isild Le Besco
Directed By:
Pol Cruchten, Frank Hoffmann
64. House of the Sleeping Beauties (2006)
8
2
House of the Sleeping Beauties
8
2
Role:
Kogi
Starring:
Angela Winkler, Vadim Glowna, Birol Ünel, Mona Glass
Directed By:
Vadim Glowna
65. Flores negras (2009)
7
1
Flores negras
7
1
Starring:
Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Eduard Fernández, Héctor Colomé, Marta Etura
Directed By:
David Carreras
66. Darkness (2009)
7
1
Darkness
7
1
Starring:
Ivan Franek, Borík Procházka, Lenka Krobotová, Malgorzata Kozuchowska
Directed By:
Juraj Herz
67. On the Wings of Love (1999)
5
1
On the Wings of Love
5
1
Role:
Hochberg
Starring:
Lisa Martinek, Heio von Stetten, Ralf Bauer, Gudrun Landgrebe
Directed By:
Gabriel Barylli

TV Movie(s)

1. Family Classics: The Three Musketeers (1960)
13
3
Family Classics: The Three Musketeers
13
3
Starring:
Vincent Price, Felicia Farr, Thayer David, John Colicos, Joan Fontaine
Directed By:
Tom Donovan
2. The Fifth Column (1960)
12
2
The Fifth Column
12
2
Starring:
Richard Burton, Betsy von Furstenberg, Sally Ann Howes, Shaike Ophir
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer
3. The Diary of Anne Frank (1980)
12
2
The Diary of Anne Frank
12
2
Role:
Otto Frank
Starring:
Melissa Gilbert, Doris Roberts, James Coco, Clive Revill, Joan Plowright
Directed By:
Boris Sagal
4. Stalin (1992)
11
2
Stalin
11
2
Role:
Lenin
Starring:
Miriam Margolyes, Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Jeroen Krabbé, Joan Plowright
Directed By:
Ivan Passer
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
Role:
Richard Sessemann
Starring:
Jean Simmons, Michael Redgrave, Walter Slezak, Jennifer Edwards
Directed By:
Delbert Mann
6. The Phantom of the Opera (1983)
9
2
The Phantom of the Opera
9
2
Role:
Sándor Korvin / The Phantom of the Opera
Starring:
Jane Seymour, Michael York, Diana Quick, Jeremy Kemp
Directed By:
Robert Markowitz
7. Hamlet (1960)
4
1
Hamlet
4
1
Role:
Hamlet
Starring:
Franz Schafheitlin, Hans Caninenberg, Wanda Rotha, Dunja Movar
Directed By:
Franz Peter Wirth
8. Young Catherine (1991)
14
2
Young Catherine
14
2
Role:
Frederick the Great
Starring:
Christopher Plummer, Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Marthe Keller
Directed By:
Michael Anderson
9. Miss Rose White (1992)
11
2
Miss Rose White
11
2
Role:
Mordecai Weiss
Starring:
Kyra Sedgwick, Amanda Plummer, Maureen Stapleton, Bari Biern, Ken Collins
Directed By:
Joseph Sargent
10. The Song of the Lark (2001)
10
2
The Song of the Lark
10
2
Role:
Wunsch
Starring:
Tony Goldwyn, Linda Carlson, Alison Elliott, Leslie Easterbrook
Directed By:
Karen Arthur
11. The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years (1996)
10
2
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years
10
2
Starring:
Richard Chamberlain, Paul Bertram, Julia Blake, Amanda Donohoe
Directed By:
Kevin James Dobson
12. Coast to Coast (2003)
10
2
Coast to Coast
R
10
2
Role:
Casimir
Starring:
Richard Dreyfuss, Selma Blair, Fred Ward, Judy Davis
Directed By:
Paul Mazursky
13. The Return of the Dancing Master (2004)
10
2
The Return of the Dancing Master
10
2
Role:
Fernando Hereira
Starring:
Bibi Andersson, Matthew Marsh, Veronica Ferres, Bjørn Floberg
Directed By:
Urs Egger
14. Candles in the Dark (1993)
9
2
Candles in the Dark
9
2
Role:
Colonel Arkush
Starring:
Alyssa Milano, Chad Lowe, Günther Maria Halmer, Natalya Andreychenko
Directed By:
Maximilian Schell
15. Der Bestseller - Mord auf italienisch (2002)
8
1
Der Bestseller - Mord auf italienisch
8
1
Role:
Karl Steingraf
Starring:
Andrea Eckert, Miroslav Nemec, Michael Mendl, Ottfried Fischer
Directed By:
Jörg Grünler
16. Die Liebe eines Priesters (2005)
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Die Liebe eines Priesters
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Role:
Pater Christoph
Starring:
Andrea Eckert, Sonsee Neu, Erol Sander, Lena Beyerling
Directed By:
Franz Josef Gottlieb
17. Die Alpenklinik (2006)
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Die Alpenklinik
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Role:
Dr. Alexander Ohlendorf
Starring:
Anica Dobra, Erol Sander, Claudine Wilde, Benjamin Felix Meyer
Directed By:
Udo Witte
18. Alles Glück dieser Erde (2003)
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Alles Glück dieser Erde
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Role:
Xaver Schönborn
Starring:
Uschi Glas, Peter Simonischek, Fritz Karl, Marion Mitterhammer
Directed By:
Otto Retzer

TV Shows and Videos

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958)
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
Starring:
Dina Merrill, John Drew Barrymore, Buddy Ebsen, Cliff Robertson, Michael Landon, Rory Calhoun, Carl Reiner
Directed By:
Jerry Thorpe, Claudio Guzmán, Allen H. Miner, Allen Reisner, Douglas Heyes
Playhouse 90 (1956)
Playhouse 90
Starring:
Buster Keaton, Paul Newman, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Andy Griffith, Mickey Rooney, Anne Bancroft, Burt Reynolds
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
Kraft Mystery Theater (1959)
Kraft Mystery Theater
Starring:
Broderick Crawford, Rod Taylor, Jayne Mansfield, Lloyd Bridges, Cloris Leachman, John Forsythe, Eddie Albert
Directed By:
Robert Altman, Richard Kinon, Jerry Thorpe, Peter Graham Scott, David Lowell Rich
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963)
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
Starring:
Eleanor Parker, Bob Hope, Shelley Winters, Don Knotts, Peter Falk, Mel Ferrer, Eva Marie Saint
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg, Sydney Pollack, Ron Winston, David Butler, Lawrence Dobkin
Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982)
Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen
Role:
Himself - Presenter / ... (12 episodes, 2005-2011)
Starring:
Christian Berkel, Hape Kerkeling, Gert Heidenreich, Dirk Steffens
Alcoa Theatre (1957)
Alcoa Theatre
Starring:
Bert Convy, Elaine Stritch, Gavin MacLeod, Agnes Moorehead, Charles Boyer, James Whitmore, Angie Dickinson
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Don Weis, Don McDougall, Don Taylor, Paul Wendkos
Peter the Great (1986)
Peter the Great
Role:
Peter the Great (4 episodes, 1986)
Starring:
Omar Sharif, Laurence Olivier, Ursula Andress, Vanessa Redgrave, Trevor Howard, Mel Ferrer
Directed By:
Marvin J. Chomsky, Lawrence Schiller, Osman Ragheb
Biography (1987)
Biography
Starring:
Corey Burton, Don Cheadle, Danny DeVito, Miguel Ferrer, Kevin Smith, Peter Graves, Hal Linden
Directed By:
John Griffin, Jeanne Begley, Selina Lin, Kevin Burns, Peter Jones
Goodyear Theatre (1957)
Goodyear Theatre
Starring:
Eli Wallach, Jack Lemmon, Ray Milland, Jeanne Crain, Keenan Wynn, Elinor Donahue, Edward G. Robinson
Directed By:
Robert Florey, Robert Ellis Miller, Arthur Hiller, Tay Garnett, Don Taylor
Wiseguy (1987)
Wiseguy
Starring:
Mariska Hargitay, Jerry Lewis, Kevin Spacey, Tim Curry, Debbie Harry, Chazz Palminteri, Glenn Frey
Directed By:
Frank E. Johnson, Charles Correll, Peter D. Marshall, Bill Corcoran, Gus Trikonis
Abraham (1993)
Abraham
Starring:
Richard Harris, Kevin McNally, Gottfried John, Jude Alderson
Directed By:
Joseph Sargent
Joan of Arc (1999)
Joan of Arc
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Neil Patrick Harris, Peter O'Toole, Jacqueline Bisset, Olympia Dukakis, Powers Boothe
Directed By:
Christian Duguay
Giganten (2007)
Giganten
Role:
Albert Einstein (1 episode, 2007)
Starring:
Dietmar Schönherr, Matthias Habich, Rolf Hoppe, Uwe Ochsenknecht
Der Fürst und das Mädchen (2003)
Der Fürst und das Mädchen
Role:
Friedrich Fürst von Thorwald / ... (35 episodes, 2003-2007)
Starring:
Franco Nero, Hans-Peter Korff, Roland Koch, Daniela Ziegler
Sunday Showcase (1959)
Sunday Showcase
Starring:
George C. Scott, Milton Berle, Lucille Ball, Jimmy Durante, Jack Klugman, Geraldine Page, Inger Stevens
Directed By:
Alex March, Alex Segal, John Frankenheimer, Delbert Mann, Jack Smight

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