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List of Steve Allen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. The Player (1992)
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2
The Player
TV-MA
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2

The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
3. Warning Shot (1967)
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2
Warning Shot
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2

When a man pulls a gun on LAPD Sergeant Tom Valens during a stakeout, Valens fatally shoots him. This leads to trouble as the man he shot is Dr. Rustin, a respected physician with impeccable reputation, and also, no gun is found in the Coroner’s inquest. Suspended and charged with manslaughter, Valens has to find the missing gun to prove the truth.

As:
Cast
Director:
Buzz Kulik
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Eleanor Parker, Keenan Wynn, Joan Collins, Lillian Gish, Stefanie Powers, Ed Begley
4. The Benny Goodman Story (1956)
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2
The Benny Goodman Story
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2

This biographical film depicts some key events in the life of clarinetist Benny Goodman starting with him learning to play clarinet from a Chicago music professor at a young age. After playing for Ben Pollack's traveling band for years, he impresses jazz lover John Hammond and falls in love with his sister Alice, which upsets his mother.

As:
Cast
Role:
Benny Goodman
Director:
Valentine Davies
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Donna Reed, Herbert Anderson, Berta Gersten, Barry Truex
5. The Comic (1969)
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2
The Comic
PG
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2

The Comic is a 1969 comedy film revolving around a silent film comedian, whose talent is overshadowed by his ego. He cheats on his wife, bullies his friends, and makes a brief comeback on TV. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Gavin MacLeod, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, Michele Lee, Nina Wayne, Cornel Wilde
6. Joys (1976)
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2
Joys
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dick McDonough
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Don Adams, Marty Allen
7. I'll Get By (1950)
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2
I'll Get By
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Sale
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
William Lundigan, Gloria DeHaven, June Haver, Harry James
8. The Big Circus (1959)
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2
The Big Circus
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2

Hank Whirling, owner of the big circus, is facing financial troubles after splitting from his corrupt partner. He tries to get heavy loan, for which he has to appoint their accountant Randy Sherman. But along with dipping finances, when a series of accidents plague the circus, Whirling starts suspecting the presence of some mysterious saboteur who seemed determined to destroy the show.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph M. Newman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Victor Mature, Marion Ross, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, Rhonda Fleming, Red Buttons, Kathryn Grant
9. Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)
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2
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
PG
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2

On November 9, 1965, when a mega-blackout hits the Northeast, Waldo Zane, a New York executive, who has just misappropriated his company’s millions, gets stranded with car-breakdown and ends up at a Connecticut cottage. The cottage-owner, actress Margaret Garrison, has angrily retreated to her cottage after witnessing her husband’s infidelity. More chaos follows when her husband finds the two together in bed. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Hy Averback
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Morgan Freeman, Patrick O'Neal, Robert Morse
10. Down Memory Lane (1949)
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2
Down Memory Lane
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2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Phil Karlson
Genres:
Music, History, Comedy
Star Cast:
W. C. Fields, Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields, Franklin Pangborn, Frank Nelson
11. Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
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2
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title
8
2

This American comedy film tells the story of a few foreign spies who mistake a diner cook for a Soviet astronaut. The cook must now evade capture as well as prove his identity before it is too late.

As:
Cast
Director:
Harmon Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Milton Berle, Carl Reiner, Danny Thomas, Richard Deacon
12. College Confidential (1960)
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2
College Confidential
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve 'Mac' Macinter
Director:
Albert Zugsmith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Herbert Marshall, Jayne Meadows, Mickey Shaughnessy, Walter Winchell
13. Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (2016)
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2
Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words
R
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Thorsten Schütte
Genres:
Documentary, Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Angel, Chuck Ash, Arthur Barrow, Adrian Belew
14. Rodney Dangerfield's The Really Big Show (1991)
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2
Rodney Dangerfield's The Really Big Show
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Debbie Palacio
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rodney Dangerfield, Corbin Bernsen, Harry Basil, Roger Behr
16. The St. Tammany Miracle (1994)
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2
The St. Tammany Miracle
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim McCullough Sr., Joy N. Houck Jr.
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Soleil Moon Frye, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Julie McCullough, Jamie Luner
17. Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993)
7
1
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Yvonne Smith
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Louise Beavers, Bill Bellamy

TV Movie(s)

1. Now You See It, Now You Don't (1968)
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2
Now You See It, Now You Don't
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herschel Lucas
Director:
Don Weis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Aniston, Jonathan Winters, Jayne Meadows, Luciana Paluzzi
3. Allen in Movieland (1955)
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2
Allen in Movieland
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dick McDonough
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Keith Andes, Jeff Chandler, Buck Clayton
5. The Gossip Columnist (1980)
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2
The Gossip Columnist
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
James Sheldon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Betty White, Jack Carter, Jim Backus
6. Don't Ask Me, Ask God (1984)
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2
Don't Ask Me, Ask God
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Question Presenter
Director:
Warren Marcus
Genres:
Talk-Show, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Michael J. Fox, Pat Robertson, Anita Gillette, Ned Beatty
7. The I'm Exhausted Concert (1988)
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2
The I'm Exhausted Concert
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bruce Gowers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Lewis, Richard Dimitri, Jackie Collins, Steve Dahl
10. Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast (1997)
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2
Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bruce Gowers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rodney Dangerfield, Paul Rodriguez, Sandra Bernhard, Louie Anderson
11. The Desilu Story (2003)
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2
The Desilu Story
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Marshall Flaum
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Edie Adams, Desi Arnaz Jr., Larry Anderson
12. Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2 (1992)
4
1
Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Roseanne Barr, Tom Arnold, Chris Farley, Sandra Bernhard

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Meeting of Minds (1977)
Meeting of Minds
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / ... (17 episodes, 1977-1981)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Biography, History
Star Cast:
John Hoyt, Jayne Meadows, Leon Askin, Harris Yulin
Jazz Scene USA (1962)
Jazz Scene USA
As:
Producer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Larry Bunker, Oscar Brown Jr., Cannonball Adderley, Danny Alguirre, Monty Budwig
The Milton Berle Show (1966)
The Milton Berle Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Director:
Mark Goode
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bruce Lee, Adam West, Milton Berle, Donna Loren, Irving Benson
The Steve Allen Show (1959)
The Steve Allen Show
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (8 episodes, 1959-1971)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jayne Meadows, Pat Harrington Jr., Sue Gossick, Lionel Hampton
The New Steve Allen Show (1961)
The New Steve Allen Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (28 episodes, 1961-1964)
Director:
Steve Binder
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
The Steve Allen Playhouse (1962)
The Steve Allen Playhouse
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (8 episodes, 1962-1964)
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
John Raitt, Johnny Jacobs, Donn Trenner, Herb Ellis
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour (1967)
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host (8 episodes, 1967)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jayne Meadows, Louis Nye, Ruth Buzzi, John Byner
Tonight! (1953)
Tonight!
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (56 episodes, 1953-1957)
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Ernie Kovacs, LeRoy Holmes
The Jerry Lewis Show (1963)
The Jerry Lewis Show
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Shea, John Dorsey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Del Moore, Kaye Stevens
I've Got a Secret (1972)
I've Got a Secret
TV-G
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (3 episodes, 1972)
Genres:
Family, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Richard Dawson, Pat Carroll, It seems that there's no person with personID "0647692", Meredith MacRae
The People Next Door (1989)
The People Next Door
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christina Pickles, Joyce Brothers, Tony Jay, Jeffrey Jones
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour (1980)
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Kaye Ballard
Don't Quit Your Day Job (1996)
Don't Quit Your Day Job
M
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Lopez, Joe Walsh, Andrea Abbate, Max Alexander

Steve Allen Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Best Original Jazz Composition 1964