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List of Sidney Sheldon Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Easter Parade (1948)
13
3
Easter Parade
13
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin
2. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
14
3
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
14
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Irving Reis
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, Ray Collins, Myrna Loy, Rudy Vallee
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
3. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
13
2
The Barkleys of Broadway
13
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Fred Astaire, Billie Burke, Gale Robbins
4. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
12
2
Annie Get Your Gun
12
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Busby Berkeley, George Sidney
Genres:
Western, Romance, Musical, Comedy, Biography
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Louis Calhern, Edward Arnold, J. Carrol Naish, Betty Hutton
5. Buster and Billie (1974)
11
2
Buster and Billie
R
11
2

In 1948, Buster Lane, a popular senior in his small town high school, is exasperated with his fiancée Margie Hooks because she refuses to have sex with him. As other students often visit ill-reputed underprivileged girl, Billie-Jo Truluck, Buster also starts meeting her; but soon the two find true love in each other and make together public appearances which irks Buster’s friends. 

As:
Director
Director:
Sidney Sheldon, Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Englund, Jan-Michael Vincent, Clifton James, Pamela Sue Martin, Joan Goodfellow
6. Fly-By-Night (1942)
11
2
Fly-By-Night
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Siodmak
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Richard Carlson, Miles Mander, Nancy Kelly, Albert Bassermann, Edward Gargan
8. No Questions Asked (1951)
11
2
No Questions Asked
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Harold F. Kress
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
George Murphy, Barry Sullivan, Arlene Dahl, Jean Hagen, Richard Anderson
9. Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)
12
2
Nancy Goes to Rio
12
2

A theater producer hires Nancy to star in his show, but doesn’t inform her superstar mother Frances, that she has been replaced. Unknown to each other, both mother and daughter head south for the same role.  

As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carmen Miranda, Ann Sothern, Louis Calhern, Barry Sullivan, Jane Powell
10. Remains to Be Seen (1953)
11
2
Remains to Be Seen
11
2

Remains to be Seen is a musical crime comedy film which tells the story of a girl named Jody, who is a singer. Her life takes a dangerous turn when she is the prime suspect when her uncle is murdered.

As:
Writer
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Crime, Music, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dorothy Dandridge, Angela Lansbury, Louis Calhern, John Beal, Van Johnson, June Allyson
11. All in a Night's Work (1961)
10
2
All in a Night's Work
10
2

Tony Ryder inherits his uncle’s media empire after his uncle dies while on  avacation. Tony learns that his uncle was with a mysterious woman on the night he died. She is identified as Katie Robbins, a researcher working for their publication. Tony tries to get to know her and find out what she wants. But complications ensue as one thing leads to another.

As:
Writer
Director:
Joseph Anthony
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Charles Ruggles, Norma Crane
12. Pardners (1956)
11
3
Pardners
11
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Western, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Agnes Moorehead, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow, Jackie Loughery
13. Anything Goes (1956)
11
2
Anything Goes
11
2

Broadway headliners and partners, Bill Benson and Ted Adams, travel separately to Paris to find a leading lady for their upcoming show. While Bill chooses Patsy Blair, Ted chooses Gaby Duval. Unfortunately, with only one role, the two friends must sort out this mess and find the leading lady on their cruise back to USA. 

As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Lewis
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, Mitzi Gaynor, Phil Harris, Zizi Jeanmaire, Donald O'Connor
14. Three Guys Named Mike (1951)
11
2
Three Guys Named Mike
11
2

Marcy Lewis, a small town girl turned airline stewardess, is romantically pursued by three Mikes, who are poles apart from each other though they shared the same name – scientist Mike Lawrence, business executive Mike Tracy, and airline pilot Mike Jamison. As the three men learn about each other, it is time for Marcy to make up her mind about whom she really loves.

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jane Wyman, Van Johnson, Barry Sullivan, Howard Keel
15. Just This Once (1952)
11
2
Just This Once
11
2

This comedy film tells the story about Mark MacLene who owes a lot of money to the banks, the IRS and others. He owes a total of $ 2 million but the problem is that his trust makes $ 1 million a year, and on top of that, his expenses every month are $ 150,000.  

As:
Writer
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Janet Leigh, Richard Anderson, Peter Lawford, Lewis Stone, Marilyn Erskine
16. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
10
2
Billy Rose's Jumbo
G
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Jimmy Durante, Dean Jagger, Stephen Boyd, Martha Raye
17. The Other Side of Midnight (1977)
12
2
The Other Side of Midnight
R
12
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Charles Jarrott
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Sorrell Booke, Raf Vallone, Clu Gulager, Marie-France Pisier
18. Dream Wife (1953)
10
2
Dream Wife
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Sidney Sheldon
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Deborah Kerr, Cary Grant, Walter Pidgeon, Eduard Franz, Betta St. John
19. Rich, Young and Pretty (1951)
10
2
Rich, Young and Pretty
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danielle Darrieux, Wendell Corey, Jane Powell, Fernando Lamas, Vic Damone
20. Dangerous Lady (1941)
9
2
Dangerous Lady
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Bernard B. Ray
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
Evelyn Brent, Neil Hamilton, Douglas Fowley, Greta Granstedt, June Storey
21. The Naked Face (1984)
10
2
The Naked Face
R
10
2

Based on Sidney Sheldon’s novel, the film follows a gentle psychiatrist, Judd Stevens, as he becomes the prime suspect in the killing of one of his patients and later his secretary. The cops conduct an investigation, but when the killings continue, Stevens decides to take things in his own hands. Aided by a private investigator, he begins his search for the real culprits to prove his own innocence.

As:
Writer
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Rod Steiger, Roger Moore, Anne Archer, Elliott Gould, Art Carney
22. The Birds and the Bees (1956)
9
2
The Birds and the Bees
9
2

The Birds and the Bees is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a cunning girl who, along with her father, cheats a naïve man out of his money, while on a cruise. However, things take an interesting turn when the girl starts to fall in love with the man.    

As:
Writer
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
David Niven, Mitzi Gaynor, Fred Clark, Reginald Gardiner, George Gobel
23. Borrowed Hero (1941)
9
2
Borrowed Hero
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Lewis D. Collins
Genres:
Drama, Action, Romance, Adventure, Crime
Star Cast:
Florence Rice, Alan Baxter, Constance Worth, John Hamilton, Mary Gordon
24. South of Panama (1941)
9
2
South of Panama
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
War, Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Duncan Renaldo, Lucien Prival, Roger Pryor, Lionel Royce, Virginia Vale
25. Caligula (1979)
9
2
Caligula
9
2

Caligula is a historical drama film, which revolves around the tragic story of Gaius Germanicus Caligula, Rome’s most infamous Caesar. The film depicts how he rises to power and how he eventually meets his downfall.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
History, Drama
26. The Buster Keaton Story (1957)
10
2
The Buster Keaton Story
10
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Sidney Sheldon
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cecil B. DeMille, Peter Lorre, Donald O'Connor, Ann Blyth, Rhonda Fleming
28. Gambling Daughters (1941)
8
2
Gambling Daughters
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Max Nosseck
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Roger Pryor, Cecilia Parker, Robert Baldwin, Gale Storm, Sig Arno
29. Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case (1941)
10
2
Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Bernard Vorhaus
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Harvey, Franklin Pangborn, Lynne Carver, James Ellison, Virginia Gilmore

TV Movie(s)

1. Shadow on the Land (1968)
11
2
Shadow on the Land
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Richard C. Sarafian
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper, John Forsythe, Carol Lynley, Marc Strange
2. Rage of Angels (1983)
12
2
Rage of Angels
12
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Buzz Kulik
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Ken Howard, Jaclyn Smith, Kevin Conway, Armand Assante, Ronald Hunter
3. Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (1994)
11
2
Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Peter Roger Hunt
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Mystery
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Alan Young, Maureen O'Sullivan, Lionel Stander, Stefanie Powers
4. Nothing Lasts Forever (1995)
10
2
Nothing Lasts Forever
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Jack Bender
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Brooke Shields, Lloyd Bridges, Gail O'Grady, Gregory Harrison, Vanessa Williams
5. Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (1994)
10
2
Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Peter Roger Hunt
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Mystery
Star Cast:
Fred Willard, Robert Wagner, Lionel Stander, James Shigeta, Stefanie Powers
6. Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season (1996)
10
2
Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Christian I. Nyby II
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
James Brolin, Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Ursula Karven, Scott McRae
7. Hart to Hart: Two Harts in 3/4 Time (1995)
10
2
Hart to Hart: Two Harts in 3/4 Time
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Michael Tuchner
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Jeff Kaake, Daniela Amavia
8. Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (1994)
11
2
Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Peter Roger Hunt
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure, Crime
Star Cast:
Richard Belzer, Robert Wagner, Lionel Stander, Stefanie Powers, Audra Lindley
9. Hart to Hart Returns (1993)
10
2
Hart to Hart Returns
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Peter Roger Hunt
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Lionel Stander, Mike Connors, Stefanie Powers, Ken Howard
10. Hart to Hart: Till Death Do Us Hart (1996)
10
2
Hart to Hart: Till Death Do Us Hart
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Tom Mankiewicz
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, George Hamilton, Stefanie Powers, Dwight Schultz, Katja Riemann
11. Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (1986)
10
2
Rage of Angels: The Story Continues
10
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Paul Wendkos
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Angela Lansbury, Susan Sullivan, Ken Howard, Jaclyn Smith, Mason Adams
12. I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later (1985)
9
2
I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Nicole Eggert, Wayne Rogers, Mackenzie Astin, Dori Brenner, Bill Daily, Hayden Rorke
13. The Sands of Time (1992)
10
2
The Sands of Time
10
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Amanda Plummer, James Brolin, Deborah Raffin, Michael Nouri, Elizabeth Gracen
14. Memories of Midnight (1991)
10
2
Memories of Midnight
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Omar Sharif, Joseph Campanella, Theodore Bikel, Ken Howard
15. I Still Dream of Jeannie (1991)
8
2
I Still Dream of Jeannie
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Joseph L. Scanlan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Al Waxman, Peter Breck, Bill Daily, Christopher Bolton
16. A Stranger in the Mirror (1993)
9
2
A Stranger in the Mirror
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Charles Jarrott
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lori Loughlin, Christopher Plummer, Perry King, Juliet Mills, Geordie Johnson

TV Shows and Videos

The Comedy Spot (1960)
The Comedy Spot
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carl Reiner, Jeanne Crain, Margaret O'Brien, Mamie Van Doren, Nancy Kulp
Nancy (1970)
Nancy
As:
Producer, Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Farrah Fawcett, Celeste Holm, Robert F. Simon, Renne Jarrett, John Fink
If Tomorrow Comes (1986)
If Tomorrow Comes
As:
Writer
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Tom Berenger, Richard Kiley, David Keith, Madolyn Smith Osborne
Jeannie Aur Juju (2012)
Jeannie Aur Juju
As:
Writer
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ali Asgar, Kurush Deboo, Navina Bole, Harsh Khurana, Aman Mehra

Sidney Sheldon Awards

Academy Awards
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Best Writing, Original Screenplay 1948