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List of Richard Harris Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Gladiator (2000)
31
1
Gladiator
R
31
1

After aging Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius names his favorite general Maximus to be his successor, his son Commodus seizes the throne by murdering him and the family of Maximus, who is imprisoned and sold into slavery in Africa. But, Maximus returns to Rome as a popular gladiator and hatches a plot to overthrow the dictator.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marcus Aurelius
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama
2. Unforgiven (1992)
27
1
Unforgiven
R
27
1

When two cowboys attack and disfigure a prostitute, Sheriff Little Bill Daggett's decree leaves the rest of the prostitutes angry. They offer $1,000 to anyone who kills the two. This attracts William Munny, a former killer who is now reformed and leads a peaceful life. Along with his old partner-in-crime, Ned Logan, he sets out to re-enter the dangerous world.  

As:
Cast
Role:
English Bob
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
3. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
24
2
The Guns of Navarone
24
2

The Guns of Navarone is a war adventure film, which takes us to the time of the Second World War. The story revolves around a British team of soldiers who are sent to cross-occupied Greek territory to destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key channel. 

As:
Cast
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, War, Action
Star Cast:
David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle
4. A Man Called Horse (1970)
35
3
A Man Called Horse
M
35
3
As:
Cast
Role:
John Morgan
Director:
Elliot Silverstein
Genres:
Drama, Western, Adventure
Star Cast:
Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon, Manu Tupou, Corinna Tsopei
5. This Sporting Life (1963)
17
4
This Sporting Life
17
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Machin
Director:
Lindsay Anderson
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Glenda Jackson, Alan Badel, Colin Blakely, Rachel Roberts, William Hartnell
6. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
22
1
Mutiny on the Bounty
22
1

In the 18th century, the Bounty sets sail to Tahiti from Britain, under the command of Captain William Bligh. His mission involves retrieving a shipload of breadfruit saplings, and transporting them to Jamaica, as the government hopes it will prove to be a cheap source of food for slaves.

As:
Cast
Role:
Seaman John Mills
Director:
Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Hugh Griffith, Richard Haydn
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
24
3
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
TV-PG
24
3

Harry Potter, eleven-year-old orphan leading a dreary life with his aunt's family, learns that he is the child of two powerful wizards after he is invited into Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. However, the mirth of making new friends like half-giant Hagrid and classmates Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger is soon marred by facing his nemesis, Voldemort.

As:
Cast
Role:
Albus Dumbledore
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
8. Man in the Wilderness (1971)
25
3
Man in the Wilderness
PG
25
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Zachary Bass
Director:
Richard C. Sarafian
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
James Doohan, John Huston, Dennis Waterman, Henry Wilcoxon, Percy Herbert
9. The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
16
3
The Count of Monte Cristo
PG-13
16
3

Based on Alexandre Dumas’ novel the movie follows Edmond Dantes who is falsely accused of treason and imprisoned after being betrayed by his friend Fernand Mondeg, Danglars, and Villefort. He escapes from prison to take revenge on those who wronged him and rescue the love of his life, Mercédès Mondego from Fernand. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Abbé Faria
Director:
Kevin Reynolds
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, James Frain, Dagmara Dominczyk
10. Sibirskiy tsiryulnik (1998)
11
2
Sibirskiy tsiryulnik
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Makkreken
Director:
Nikita Mikhalkov
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Julia Ormond, Oleg Menshikov, Aleksey Petrenko, Vladimir Ilin
11. Il deserto rosso (1964)
7
5
Il deserto rosso
7
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Corrado Zeller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Monica Vitti, Carlo Chionetti, Xenia Valderi, Rita Renoir
12. Camelot (1967)
24
2
Camelot
G
24
2
As:
Cast
Role:
King Arthur
Director:
Joshua Logan
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, David Hemmings, Lionel Jeffries
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
13. The Wild Geese (1978)
19
1
The Wild Geese
R
19
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Rafer Janders
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Drama, War, Thriller
Star Cast:
15. Cromwell (1970)
18
2
Cromwell
G
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Oliver Cromwell
Director:
Ken Hughes
Genres:
War, Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Timothy Dalton, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin, Frank Finlay
16. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
19
4
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
TV-PG
19
4

In this second installment in the Harry Potter film series, Harry, Ron and Hermione are second year students at Hogwarts. Things turn dangerous at the school as denizens become scared of a lurking monster and a blood writing on the wall saying that the Chamber of Secrets has been opened. The trio now have to uncover the truth and find the culprit.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Family, Adventure
17. The Molly Maguires (1970)
16
2
The Molly Maguires
TV-G
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective James McParlan
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay, Anthony Zerbe
18. Alive and Kicking (1959)
8
2
Alive and Kicking
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Cyril Frankel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sybil Thorndike, Estelle Winwood, Stanley Holloway, Kathleen Harrison
19. Patriot Games (1992)
22
1
Patriot Games
R
22
1

The sequel to The Hunt for Red October finds Jack Ryan killing Patrick Miller, a member of the terrorist cell, the IRA during an attack while his brother Sean watches. After Sean Miller is convicted, he escapes from prison and seeks revenge along with his fellow IRA members against Ryan and his family. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Phillip Noyce
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
20. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)
7
2
Shake Hands with the Devil
7
2

The story of the film, adapted from Rearden Conner 1933 novel, follows a Dublin doctor and college lecturer Sean Lenihan who also works as the commander of the IRA. Fighting against the special British forces in 1921, he tries to convince his students to join him. One of them Kerry O'Shea, joins him, but soon realises that Lenihan is obsessed with his own dark and violent ideals.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
History, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
James Cagney, Sybil Thorndike, Glynis Johns, Michael Redgrave
21. Major Dundee (1965)
13
1
Major Dundee
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Benjamin Tyreen
Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Genres:
Adventure, Western, War
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, James Coburn, Slim Pickens, Jim Hutton, Michael Anderson Jr.
22. The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961)
8
2
The Long and the Short and the Tall
8
2

Set at the backdrop of the 1942 Malayan Campaign, the film focuses on seven British soldiers on a short jungle exercise, taking refuge from rain in an abandoned tin mine. While trying to make contact with the base, they pick up a Japanese signal, indicating the enemy is close by. Then, they capture a Japanese soldier.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Cpl. Johnstone
Director:
Leslie Norman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
David McCallum, Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey, Ronald Fraser, John Meillon
23. The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
10
2
The Wreck of the Mary Deare
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams, Cecil Parker
24. Robin and Marian (1976)
12
1
Robin and Marian
PG
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard the Lionheart / King Richard
Director:
Richard Lester
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ian Holm, Ronnie Barker, Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Nicol Williamson
25. The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
15
2
The Heroes of Telemark
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Knut
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Action, War, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave, David Weston
28. Juggernaut (1974)
9
1
Juggernaut
PG
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Fallon
Director:
Richard Lester
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Omar Sharif, Anthony Hopkins, Ian Holm, David Hemmings, Shirley Knight
29. Echoes of a Summer (1976)
8
2
Echoes of a Summer
PG
8
2

Eleven-year-old Deirdre's incurable heart condition has her staring death in the face. While her parents argue over the best course of action in response to her untreatable condition, Deirdre finds a friend in her nine-year-old neighbour.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Eugene Striden
Director:
Don Taylor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, Lois Nettleton, Geraldine Fitzgerald, William Windom
30. I tre volti (1965)
8
2
I tre volti
8
2

Directed by three different Italian directors, I tre volti is an Italian drama film which tells three different romantic fables.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dino De Laurentiis, Princess Soraya, Goffredo Alessandrini, Nando Angelini
31. The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
15
2
The Return of a Man Called Horse
PG
15
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
John Morgan
Director:
Irvin Kershner
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Jorge Luke, Gale Sondergaard, Geoffrey Lewis, William Lucking
33. Bloomfield (1971)
10
2
Bloomfield
PG
10
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Eitan
Director:
Richard Harris, Uri Zohar
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kim Burfield, Romy Schneider, Maurice Kaufmann, Yossi Yadin
34. Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
8
3
Cry, the Beloved Country
PG-13
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
James Jarvis
Director:
Darrell Roodt
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Charles S. Dutton, Vusi Kunene, Tsholofelo Wechoemang
35. A Terrible Beauty (1960)
7
2
A Terrible Beauty
7
2

A Terrible Beauty is a war drama film which takes us to 1941, when the Irish Republican Army plans a campaign to coincide with the planned German Invasion of England. The film revolves around the adventures of a soldier for the Irish Republican Army named Dermott.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Reilly
Director:
Tay Garnett
Genres:
Action, Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Mitchum, Cyril Cusack, Dan O'Herlihy, Anne Heywood
37. Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
11
2
Triumphs of a Man Called Horse
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Morgan - Man Called Horse
Director:
John Hough
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Michael Beck, Vaughn Armstrong, Anne Seymour, Ana De Sade
38. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
8
2
Smilla's Sense of Snow
R
8
2

Smilla’s Sense of Snow is a mystery thriller film which revolves around Smilla Jaspersen, whose young Inuit neighbor dies after running off a snowy roof. Smilla claims that the boy was chased by an adult, before he fell to his death, but the police doesn’t take her claim seriously. In order to solve the mystery, she is forced to go to Greenland.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bille August
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Peter Capaldi, Vanessa Redgrave, Julia Ormond, Matthew Marsh, Ona Fletcher
39. Orca (1977)
16
3
Orca
PG
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Nolan
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bo Derek, Robert Carradine, Keenan Wynn, Charlotte Rampling
41. The Deadly Trackers (1973)
8
2
The Deadly Trackers
PG
8
2

A Texan sheriff uses unconventional methods to keep peace in his border town. But his beliefs in pacifism become shaky when his family gets killed by a group of bank robbers, with whom he was trying to negotiate. To avenge their death, he crosses into Mexico, where he teams up with local lawman, who believes only in carrying out law.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick
Director:
Barry Shear, Samuel Fuller
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Rod Taylor, Al Lettieri, Neville Brand, William Smith
42. Golden Rendezvous (1977)
6
2
Golden Rendezvous
PG
6
2

A cargo ship also serving as a floating casino is hijacked by terrorists. They install an atomic bomb and hold the passengers hostage, hoping to exchange them for the gold bullion on a US Treasury ship. Along with a woman, first officer John Carter attempts to resist them.  

As:
Cast
Role:
John Carter
Director:
Freddie Francis, Ashley Lazarus
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Carradine, Gordon Jackson, John Vernon, David Janssen
43. 99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)
6
2
99 and 44/100% Dead
PG
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Crown
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Crime, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bradford Dillman, Edmond O'Brien, Constance Ford, Ann Turkel
44. Caprice (1967)
8
4
Caprice
8
4

A female industrial spy works for a cosmetic company owned by Sir Jason but later joins the rival company run by Matt Cutter to steal the secret formula for a hair spray invented by Dr Clancy. Christopher White who works for Cutter tries to stop her but his own real intention is obscure. As the movie progresses, the lives of two are at risk and more secrets tumble out.

As:
Cast
Role:
Christopher White
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Ray Walston, Edward Mulhare, Jack Kruschen
45. Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid (1981)
8
2
Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason
Director:
George Kaczender
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Peppard, Jeanne Moreau, Winston Rekert, Jennifer Dale
46. Highpoint (1982)
5
3
Highpoint
PG
5
3

James Hatcher manages to embezzle millions of dollars from a joint mafia and CIA operation. Now it is up to Lewis Kinley, an accountant to find James, and get the money back. Meanwhile, he also falls for Lise, sister of James.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lewis Kinney
Director:
Peter Carter
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Plummer, Beverly D'Angelo, Kate Reid, Peter Donat
47. Ravagers (1979)
5
2
Ravagers
PG
5
2

Ravagers is a science fiction drama film which takes us to a post-apocalyptic futuristic world which is divided between two groups known as the Flockers and the Ravagers. The film focuses on the story of an adventurer and his friend who attempt to find a rumored safe haven which is also known as the Land of Genesis.

As:
Cast
Role:
Falk
Director:
Richard Compton
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Art Carney, Ann Turkel, Anthony James
48. Game for Vultures (1979)
5
2
Game for Vultures
R
5
2

Game of Vultures is an action war drama film which revolves around a South African arms businessman who delivers illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia, supplied through the black market. Things take a turn when a guerilla fighter named Gideon Marunga comes to know about this.

As:
Cast
Role:
David Swansey
Director:
James Fargo
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Ray Milland, Denholm Elliott, Richard Roundtree
49. Tarzan the Ape Man (1981)
6
3
Tarzan the Ape Man
R
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
James Parker
Director:
John Derek
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Bo Derek, John Phillip Law, Miles O'Keeffe, Akushula Selayah
50. To Walk with Lions (1999)
9
2
To Walk with Lions
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
George Adamson
Director:
Carl Schultz
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Biography
Star Cast:
Geraldine Chaplin, Ian Bannen, Kerry Fox, John Michie
51. King of the Wind (1990)
9
2
King of the Wind
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
King George II
Director:
Peter Duffell
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Glenda Jackson, Nigel Hawthorne, Frank Finlay, Jenny Agutter
52. This Is the Sea (1997)
8
2
This Is the Sea
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Old Man Jacobs
Director:
Mary McGuckian
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Ross McDade
53. Trojan Eddie (1996)
6
3
Trojan Eddie
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
John Power
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Brendan Gleeson, Stephen Rea, Stuart Townsend, Aislín McGuckin
54. My Kingdom (2001)
6
3
My Kingdom
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sandeman
Director:
Don Boyd
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Tom Bell, Emma Catherwood, Reece Noi
55. Grizzly Falls (1999)
7
2
Grizzly Falls
PG
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Old Harry
Director:
Stewart Raffill
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Bryan Brown, Tom Jackson, Oliver Tobias, Daniel Clark
56. Martin's Day (1985)
8
2
Martin's Day
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Steckert
Director:
Alan Gibson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Coburn, Lindsay Wagner, Karen Black, Justin Henry
57. Mack the Knife (1989)
6
2
Mack the Knife
PG-13
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Peachum
Director:
Menahem Golan
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Walters, Roger Daltrey, Raul Julia, Julia Migenes
58. Silent Tongue (1993)
5
2
Silent Tongue
PG-13
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Prescott Roe
Director:
Sam Shepard
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Western
Star Cast:
Dermot Mulroney, River Phoenix, Alan Bates, Sheila Tousey
59. Savage Hearts (1995)
5
2
Savage Hearts
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir Roger Foxley
Director:
Mark Ezra
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Jerry Hall, Angus Deayton, Myriam Cyr, Jamie Harris, Maryam d'Abo
60. Trappola diabolica (1988)
5
2
Trappola diabolica
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Vic Jenkins
Director:
Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei
Genres:
Action, Adventure, War
Star Cast:
Brent Huff, Mary Stavin, Ottaviano Dell'Acqua, Massimo Vanni
61. The Pearl (2001)
4
3
The Pearl
4
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Alfredo Zacarías
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Litefoot, Ryan James, Claudine Sosa, Angélica Soler

TV Movie(s)

1. The Snow Goose (1971)
13
1
The Snow Goose
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Philip Rhayadar
Director:
Patrick Garland
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jenny Agutter, Graham Crowden, Freda Bamford, Noel Johnson
2. Camelot (1982)
10
2
Camelot
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
King Arthur
Director:
Marty Callner
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
James Valentine, Barrie Ingham, Meg Bussert, Richard Muenz
3. Julius Caesar (2002)
7
1
Julius Caesar
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucius Cornelius Sulla
Director:
Uli Edel
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Jeremy Sisto, Christopher Walken, Valeria Golino, Chris Noth
4. The Hunchback (1997)
9
2
The Hunchback
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dom Frollo
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Mandy Patinkin, Salma Hayek, Edward Atterton, Benedick Blythe
5. The Great Kandinsky (1995)
6
2
The Great Kandinsky
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernest Kandinsky
Director:
Terry Winsor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Bell, Tim McInnerny, Dorothy Tutin, Ian Carmichael
6. San Giovanni - L'apocalisse (2000)
8
3
San Giovanni - L'apocalisse
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Raffaele Mertes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Vittoria Belvedere, Benjamin Sadler, Christian Kohlund
7. Maigret (1988)
7
3
Maigret
PG
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jules Maigret
Director:
Paul Lynch
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Patrick O'Neal, Ian Ogilvy, Victoria Tennant, Barbara Shelley

Animation(s)

Kaena: La prophétie (2003)
Kaena: La prophétie
PG-13
As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Delaporte, Pascal Pinon
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Kirsten Dunst, Tom Kenny, Keith David, Tara Strong, Cécile De France, Michael Lonsdale
Gulliver's Travels (1977)
Gulliver's Travels
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Gulliver
Director:
Peter R. Hunt
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Meredith Edwards, Michael Bates, Catherine Schell, Norman Shelley

TV Shows and Videos

Abraham (1993)
Abraham
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
History, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Maximilian Schell, Kevin McNally, Gottfried John, Jude Alderson

Richard Harris Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Camelot Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1968
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) 1969
Winner Best Spoken Word Recording 1974