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List of Paul Muni Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
29
6
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
29
6
As:
Cast
Role:
James Allen
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Glenda Farrell, Noel Francis, Helen Vinson, Preston Foster
2. Seven Faces (1929)
8
2
Seven Faces
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Papa Chibou / Diablero / Willie Smith / Franz Schubert / Don Juan / Joe Gans / Napoleon
Director:
Berthold Viertel
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gustav von Seyffertitz, Marguerite Churchill, Lester Lonergan, Russell Gleason
3. Scarface (1932)
48
14
Scarface
PG
48
14

An ambitious but insane and violent gangster manages to climb the ladder of success in the mob, while also trying to protect his sister from his life of crime.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Camonte
Director:
Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
Genres:
Action, Film-Noir, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Jean Harlow, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins
4. The Good Earth (1937)
14
5
The Good Earth
14
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Wang
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Charley Grapewin, Tilly Losch
5. The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
11
4
The Story of Louis Pasteur
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Pasteur
Director:
William Dieterle
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Donald Woods, Anita Louise, Josephine Hutchinson, Fritz Leiber
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
6. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
18
7
The Life of Emile Zola
TV-G
18
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Emile Zola
Director:
William Dieterle
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Crisp, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden, Gale Sondergaard
7. We Are Not Alone (1939)
7
3
We Are Not Alone
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. David Newcome
Director:
Edmund Goulding
Genres:
History, Drama, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Una O'Connor, Flora Robson, Jane Bryan, Cecil Kellaway
8. The Last Angry Man (1959)
7
3
The Last Angry Man
7
3

A dedicated general practitioner named Dr Sam Abelman tries to help every sick and poor person in his neighborhood. Meanwhile, his journalist nephew tries to help him by profiling his life on television.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Samuel 'Sam' Abelman
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cicely Tyson, Betsy Palmer, David Wayne, Luther Adler
9. Hi, Nellie! (1934)
7
3
Hi, Nellie!
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Brad
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Ned Sparks, Glenda Farrell, Berton Churchill, Robert Barrat
10. Juarez (1939)
9
4
Juarez
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Benito Juárez
Director:
William Dieterle
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, John Garfield, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains
11. Counter-Attack (1945)
7
3
Counter-Attack
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Alexei Kulkov
Director:
Zoltan Korda
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Roman Bohnen, Larry Parks, Marguerite Chapman, Harro Meller
12. Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
10
5
Angel on My Shoulder
10
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie Kagle / Judge Frederick Parker
Director:
Archie Mayo
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Anne Baxter, Onslow Stevens, Claude Rains, George Cleveland
13. The World Changes (1933)
6
3
The World Changes
6
3

After moving to Chicago, an ambitious farmer manages to become a pioneer in the meat packing business, but as he continues to get richer, his success gets into his head.

As:
Cast
Role:
Orin Nordholm Jr.
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Mary Astor, Guy Kibbee, Donald Cook
14. Bordertown (1935)
8
4
Bordertown
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Ramirez
Director:
Archie Mayo
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Margaret Lindsay, Eugene Pallette, Robert Barrat
15. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
7
3
Commandos Strike at Dawn
7
3

A mild-mannered widower who lives in a small Norwegian village is enraged at the atrocities of the Nazis against his fellow peaceful villagers. He escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the Nazis. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Eric Toresen
Director:
Genres:
History, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Lillian Gish, Lloyd Bridges, John Farrow, Anna Lee, John Farrow
16. Stranger on the Prowl (1952)
6
3
Stranger on the Prowl
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Stranger With A Gun
Director:
Joseph Losey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aldo Silvani, Joan Lorring, Luisa Rossi, Vittorio Manunta
17. A Song to Remember (1945)
7
4
A Song to Remember
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. Joseph Elsner
Director:
Charles Vidor
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Merle Oberon, George Coulouris, Cornel Wilde, Nina Foch
18. Black Fury (1935)
7
4
Black Fury
7
4

Joe is a simple immigrant who is working as a coal miner. He wants to buy a farm and marry Anna, the girl whom he is in love with, but things get complicated as he finds himself in the middle of a dispute between the workers and the mine owners.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Radek
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Karen Morley, William Gargan, Barton MacLane, John Qualen
19. Dr. Socrates (1935)
6
3
Dr. Socrates
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Lee Cardwell
Director:
William Dieterle
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ann Dvorak, Barton MacLane, Robert Barrat, John Eldredge
20. The Woman I Love (1937)
6
3
The Woman I Love
6
3

During the Second World War, French fighter pilot Lt. Claude Maury gains a bad reputation because of his daredevil attitude, as during his missions, most of his gunners are killed or wounded. Only Lt Jean Herbillion volunteers to fly with him, but Maury is unaware of the fact that Herbillion is having an affair with his wife.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Claude Maury
Director:
Anatole Litvak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sterling Holloway, Miriam Hopkins, Louis Hayward, Colin Clive
21. Hudson's Bay (1941)
6
3
Hudson's Bay
6
3

Hudson’s Bay is a historical film, which revolves around the adventures of a French Canadian Explorer Pierra Espirit Radisson. Along with his associate Gooseberry,  Radisson plans to build a vast fur business in the Hudson Bay area.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Pierre Esprit Radisson
Director:
Irving Pichel
Genres:
Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Gene Tierney, Virginia Field, John Sutton
23. The Valiant (1929)
5
3
The Valiant
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
James Dyke
Director:
William K. Howard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Edith Yorke, Johnny Mack Brown, Marguerite Churchill, DeWitt Jennings

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Paul Muni Awards

Academy Awards
The Story of Louis Pasteur Best Actor in a Leading Role 1937