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List of Sydney Pollack Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
17
3
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
M/PG
17
3

This drama film takes us to the time of the Great Depression. The film tells the story of a manipulative emcee named Rocky who enlist several contestants for a dance marathon, offering a cash prize of $ 1,500 to the winner. However, the competition drags on for weeks, and turns out to be inhumanely grueling.

Starring:
Jane Fonda, Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Dern, Gig Young, Michael Sarrazin, Red Buttons, Susannah York
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
2. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
20
2
Three Days of the Condor
R
20
2

When Condor, a bookish CIA analyst tasked with reading all kinds of publications from around the world, comes across an unusual thriller novel, he decides to file a report on it. Then one day he returns to the office to find all his coworkers dead. Rattled, he tries to contact the headquarters; but it results in more bloodshed and personal danger. 

Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
3. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
18
2
Jeremiah Johnson
GP
18
2

Jeremiah Johnson decides to become a mountain man and live as a hermit in solitude. However, the Crow Tribe disturbs his peace, and forces him to engage in combat.

Starring:
Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton, Josh Albee, Joaquín Martínez
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
4. The Swimmer (1968)
12
2
The Swimmer
12
2

The Swimmer is a drama film which tells the story of Ned Merill, who is visiting a friend of his, when he notices the abundance of backyard pools in their suburb. He therefore makes up his mind to swim across every pool in his town.

Starring:
Joan Rivers, Burt Lancaster, Janice Rule, Marge Champion, Janet Landgard
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack, Frank Perry
5. Tootsie (1982)
16
2
Tootsie
TV-MA
16
2

Although a highly respected actor nobody wants to hire Michael Dorsey because of his perfectionism. In desperation, he decides to pose as a woman and audition for the role of Dorothy Michaels in a popular soap opera. He soon becomes popular, not only with the audience, but also with his fellow actors, who take him to be a woman. To make matters worse, he falls for his costar, Julie. 

Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
6. The Way We Were (1973)
19
2
The Way We Were
PG
19
2

The awards-winning movie features Katie Morosky, a Jewish idealistic political activist, and Hubbell Gardiner, an easy-going, talented writer. Though opposite in their views, they are drawn towards each other in college, then falling passionately in love, they get married when they meet again after WWII. Hubbell prospers as a Hollywood screenwriter, but Katie’s activism creates trouble for him during the ‘Blacklist era,’ separating the two. 

Starring:
Barbra Streisand, James Woods, Lois Chiles, Robert Redford, Viveca Lindfors, Bradford Dillman
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
9. Absence of Malice (1981)
18
2
Absence of Malice
PG
18
2

An innocent man is maligned by a naïve reporter, Megan Carter. However, she helps him fight the authorities when she learns about his innocence.

Starring:
Sally Field, Paul Newman, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Luther Adler
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
10. The Yakuza (1974)
12
5
The Yakuza
R
12
5
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman, Richard Jordan, Ken Takakura
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
11. Out of Africa (1985)
20
3
Out of Africa
PG
20
3

Based on her autobiographical book, the movie tells the story of Baroness Karen Von Blixen, after she moves to Nairobi, under British rule, and marries Baron Bror Blixen. After Bror keeps being unfaithful to her, Karen develops a relationship with hunter Denys Finch Hatton, who becomes the love of her life but refuses to be married. 

Starring:
Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Michael Kitchen, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Malick Bowens
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director
12. The Reader (2008)
15
7
The Reader
R
15
7

In the 1950s Germany, a young Michael Berg has a passionate affair with a much older woman, Hanna Schmitz. The affair ends abruptly but years later, the two meet again. This time Michael is a law student while Hannah is defending herself for her activities as concentration camp guard. While attending the trials, he realises that she is holding back a secret that can help her.

Starring:
Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain, David Kross, Susanne Lothar
Directed By:
Stephen Daldry
13. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
14
8
Sense and Sensibility
PG
14
8

Based on Jane Austen’s epic novel of the same name, Sense and Sensibility narrates the story of Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters. After the demise of Mr. Dashwood, she has to leave the house to her stepson and begin a new life with her daughters in a small cottage. All ends well when her two daughters, Elinor, who symbolizes sense, and Maranne, who represents sensibility, find true love. 

Starring:
Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Hugh Laurie, Kate Winslet, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson
Directed By:
14. The Scalphunters (1968)
13
2
The Scalphunters
13
2
Starring:
Shelley Winters, Ossie Davis, Burt Lancaster, Telly Savalas, Dabney Coleman
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
15. The Player (1992)
13
7
The Player
TV-MA
13
7

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.  

Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Whoopi Goldberg, Nick Nolte, Mimi Rogers, Robert Carradine, Jeremy Piven, William Gary Busey
Directed By:
16. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
16
7
The Talented Mr. Ripley
R
16
7

Tom Ripley, who is talented in lying, impersonating and forging, pretends to know recently graduated Princeton student Dickie Greenleaf and promises Dickie's wealthy father to bring him back home from vacationing in Italy. Once there, he becomes obsessed with Dickie's leisurely and extravagant lifestyle and goes to extreme lengths to assume that lifestyle as his own.

Starring:
Matt Damon, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gwyneth Paltrow
Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
17. Husbands and Wives (1992)
12
7
Husbands and Wives
R
12
7

Gabe, a professor, and his wife, Judy, are shocked to hear that their best friends Sally and Jack are splitting up. Eventually, this makes them question their own relationship as well.

Role:
Jack
Starring:
Woody Allen, Juliette Lewis, Mia Farrow, Blythe Danner, Liam Neeson, Nick Metropolis
Directed By:
18. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
12
7
Searching for Bobby Fischer
PG
12
7

Josh is a regular kid, who likes playing football. However, his father notices that he is quite good at chess. Therefore, he starts encouraging his son, and helps him in developing his tactics.

Starring:
Laurence Fishburne, William H. Macy, Ben Kingsley, Laura Linney, Max Pomeranc, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen
Directed By:
Steven Zaillian
19. Amazing Grace (2016)
11
7
Amazing Grace
G
11
7
Role:
Himself - Director (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
20. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
12
8
Eyes Wide Shut
R
12
8

After his wife confesses to having sexual fantasies about a stranger, reputable physician Bill Hartford strolls through the streets of night desperately searching for random sexual encounters, and eventually sneaks into an invite-only masked party full of temptations. Despite his disguise, he is recognized and confronted for the misadventure, which puts his entire family in danger.

Role:
Victor Ziegler
Starring:
Stanley Kubrick, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Alan Cumming, Tom Cruise, Christiane Kubrick, Nicole Kidman
Directed By:
21. Michael Clayton (2007)
13
7
Michael Clayton
R
13
7

Michael Clayton works for a New York law firm and is their fixer in any messy situation. However, his financial situation is bad; he owes a huge sum to loan shark and his future in the company, undergoing a merger, is uncertain. To get a loan, he has to fix a situation wherein one of the firm's top attorney dealing with a complicated case has turned a whistle-blower.

Role:
Marty Bach
Starring:
George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe
Directed By:
Tony Gilroy
22. The Electric Horseman (1979)
18
2
The Electric Horseman
PG
18
2

Sonny, a rodeo star is being hired for an advertisement. When the shoot begins, Sonny gets to know that the horse is being doped to keep it docile. In order to protect the horse from being drugged, Sonny rides away the horse into the desert. 

Starring:
Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, John Saxon
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
23. Cold Mountain (2003)
14
8
Cold Mountain
R
14
8

Set in the Civil War era, Cold Mountain is a period drama that revolves around a Confederate soldier as he makes an epic journey back to his beloved, who is also trying to rebuild her life in the face of trouble and danger. Starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger, it is a touching saga of love and war.

Starring:
Charlie Hunnam, Renee Zellweger, Lucas Black, Natalie Portman, Donald Sutherland, Cillian Murphy, Emily Deschanel
Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
24. The Firm (1993)
16
2
The Firm
R
16
2

Harvard Law graduate, Mitch McDeere,lands a high paying job at the Bendini, Lambert & Locke firm, only to realize that the firm helps to launder mob money. As Mitch tries to find proof and break out of the firm’s grips, he finds his and his wife’s lives threatened by the firm and the mob. 

Starring:
Gene Hackman, Paul Sorvino, Holly Hunter, Tom Cruise, William Gary Busey, Hal Holbrook, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
25. Heaven (2002)
13
7
Heaven
R
13
7

Philippa, an English teacher in Turin, Italy, who has lost her husband to drug-overdose, witnesses many of her friends succumbing to drug-abuse. When her information about drug-dealers is ignored by the Carabinieri, she plants homemade bomb at drug-cartel leader’s office, but the failed attempt gets her arrested. Police-officer Fillipo, who falls in love with her, helps her escape, turning fugitive with her.

Starring:
Giovanni Ribisi, Cate Blanchett, Remo Girone, Stefania Rocca, Alessandro Sperduti
Directed By:
Tom Tykwer
26. Iris (2001)
11
7
Iris
R
11
7

Novelist Irish Murdoch meets John while teaching at the Oxford University. They fall for each other and soon decide to get married. Despite having a happy married life, their lives take a turn when Iris is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. 

Starring:
Judi Dench, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent, Eleanor Bron
Directed By:
Richard Eyre
27. The Quiet American (2002)
10
7
The Quiet American
R
10
7

During the Vietnam War, a young American falls in love with a beautiful Vietnamese girl. However, she is dating an English reporter, who is unable to accept this. Therefore, in order to get him out of the way, the reporter decides to frame the American for bombings that take place in the city.

Starring:
Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Rade Serbedzija, Tzi Ma, Do Thi Hai Yen
Directed By:
Phillip Noyce
28. Presumed Innocent (1990)
13
7
Presumed Innocent
R
13
7

Presumed Innocent is a mystery thriller film, which tells the story of Rusty, who comes to know that he is being framed, as his blood type matches with the semen found in the victim of an apparent rape and murder. 

Starring:
Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Paul Winfield, Bonnie Bedelia, Raul Julia
Directed By:
Alan J. Pakula
29. Dead Again (1991)
11
7
Dead Again
R
11
7

In 1949, a composer named Roman Strauss receives the death penalty for the murder of his  wife. In the 1990s, a detective finds out about a mute woman, who has also lost her memory, living in an orphanage. He also feels that she is somehow linked to the Strauss murder.

Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Wayne Knight, Miriam Margolyes, Kenneth Branagh, Robin Williams, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia
Directed By:
30. Castle Keep (1969)
12
3
Castle Keep
R
12
3
Starring:
Peter Falk, Bruce Dern, Burt Lancaster, Patrick O'Neal, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Astrid Heeren
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
31. The Majestic (2001)
11
7
The Majestic
PG
11
7

Set in 1951, an up-and-coming Hollywood screenwriter, Peter Appleton, is accused of being a communist. An accident after getting drunk, results in amnesia. Found near town of Lawson, he is mistaken as the MIA son of the community. He brings life to the town and rebuilds movie theater, the Majestic. As he regains his memory, the authorities also come looking for him.  

Starring:
Jim Carrey, Bruce Campbell, Martin Landau, Rob Reiner, Carl Reiner, Hal Holbrook, Garry Marshall
Directed By:
Frank Darabont
32. The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
12
7
The Fabulous Baker Boys
R
12
7

Frank and Jack, two brothers, are musicians who have been struggling for years, without much success. However, their lives change and they start gaining popularity after they team up with a beautiful singer named Susie. However, soon Susie and Jack find themselves attracted to each other, which threatens the stability of the trio.

Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Xander Berkeley, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab
Directed By:
Steve Kloves
33. The Interpreter (2005)
15
3
The Interpreter
PG-13
15
3

Silvia Broome, who grew up in South Africa, is an expert in various languages and thus works as an interpreter in the United Nations. One day, she accidentally overhears a conversation around a plan to kill the African dictator Zuwanie who is accused of genocide. Secret Service agent Keller and Woods are tasked to protect him. Keller, however has his doubts about Silvia’s claim and intention.

Starring:
Sean Penn, Nicole Kidman, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen, Yvan Attal
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
34. Bobby Deerfield (1977)
14
2
Bobby Deerfield
PG
14
2
Starring:
Al Pacino, Walter McGinn, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey, Van Doude
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
35. War Hunt (1962)
10
7
War Hunt
10
7

At the end of the Korean War, Private, Roy Loomis, encounters a psychotic soldier named Raymond Endore who has a habit of crossing enemy lines at night and slitting their throats. When an armistice is declared, Loomis discovers Endore has been training a young orphan named Charlie and has no intention of leaving Korea. 

Role:
Sgt. Owen Van Horn
Starring:
Tom Skerritt, Gavin MacLeod, Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Redford, Anthony Ray, Charles Aidman
Directed By:
Denis Sanders
36. Avenue Montaigne (2006)
10
7
Avenue Montaigne
PG-13
10
7
Starring:
Claude Brasseur, Valérie Lemercier, Christopher Thompson, Albert Dupontel
Directed By:
Danièle Thompson
37. Sliding Doors (1998)
10
8
Sliding Doors
PG-13
10
8

The movie follows the central character Helen Quilley’s life in two alternate storylines. In the first, she manages to catch a train, discovers her boyfriend Gerrys’s affair, breaks up, and starts a relationship with James. In the second, she misses the train, becomes pregnant with Gerry’s child only to later discover his infidelity.

Starring:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeanne Tripplehorn, John Hannah, John Lynch, Zara Turner
Directed By:
Peter Howitt
38. Songwriter (1984)
10
8
Songwriter
R
10
8

Loosely based on the life of Willie Nelson, this is a satirical comedy-drama film about a country music composer entangled in a legal contract with a Nashville thug entrepreneur. Swindled of the publishing rights of his songs, he gets nothing for his efforts. The film then goes on to show how he plans to get out of the deal and reunite with his ex wife. 

Starring:
Kris Kristofferson, Lesley Ann Warren, Rip Torn, Melinda Dillon, Willie Nelson
Directed By:
Alan Rudolph
39. Leaving Normal (1992)
10
6
Leaving Normal
R
10
6
Starring:
Christine Lahti, Meg Tilly, Lenny von Dohlen, Maury Chaykin, Patrika Darbo
Directed By:
Edward Zwick
40. Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
10
7
Honeysuckle Rose
PG
10
7

Buck Bonham, a county singer, has a good family, but he is also struggling a little. Professionally, he still has to achieve national fame and personally he needs to find more time for his wife and son. Amidst all this, one of the band members decides to retire and is replaced by his beautiful daughter Lily who has had a crush on Buck ever since she was a child.

Starring:
Amy Irving, Slim Pickens, Willie Nelson, Dyan Cannon, Joey Floyd
Directed By:
Jerry Schatzberg
41. Catch a Fire (2006)
10
7
Catch a Fire
PG-13
10
7

The movie is about terrorism in apartheid-era South Africa. A young lad, who works at an oil refinery, and a policeman carry out attacks against the apartheid regime.

Starring:
Timothy Francis Robbins, Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Tumisho Masha, Bonnie Henna, Mncedisi Shabangu
Directed By:
Phillip Noyce
42. A Civil Action (1998)
11
6
A Civil Action
PG-13
11
6

Jan is a lawyer who takes up a case involving a major company which is responsible for contaminating a town’s water supply, eventually causing a lot of people to be diagnosed with leukemia. However, this case may bankrupt his firm as well as his career.

Starring:
John Travolta, Kathy Bates, Robert Duvall, John Lithgow, Stephen Fry, James Gandolfini, Harry Dean Stanton
Directed By:
Steven Zaillian
43. Changing Lanes (2002)
10
6
Changing Lanes
R
10
6

When Wall Street lawyer Gavin Banek and insurance agent Doyle Gipson, both running late for their vital court appointments, collide in an automobile accident on busy FDR Drive, the delay leads to grievous repercussions in their lives. This turns the two total strangers into bitter, vengeful antagonists who don’t hesitate to resort to unscrupulous, illegal ways to create destruction in the other man’s life. 

Role:
Stephen Delano
Starring:
Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Sussman, Toni Collette, Kim Staunton, Toni Collette
Directed By:
Roger Michell
44. Sabrina (1995)
11
4
Sabrina
PG
11
4

Sabrina Fairchild, the Larabee family chauffeur's daughter, loves David, the younger Larrabee son. Linus, his older brother, has business interests in David's marriage to a billionaire. In a bid to save it, Linus diverts Sabrina's affections to himself and ends up falling in love with her.

Starring:
Greg Kinnear, Angie Dickinson, Lauren Holly, Paul Giamatti, Harrison Ford, Julia Ormond, Nancy Marchand
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
45. Breaking and Entering (2006)
9
6
Breaking and Entering
R
9
6

Miro is a teen who is hired by a group of thieves to help them break in and steal computers from an architectural firm owned by Will Francis. Will eventually finds out about Miro, who is living a humble life with his mother Amira, but decides not to report to the police.    

Starring:
Vera Farmiga, Juliette Binoche, Ed Westwick, Martin Freeman, Robin Wright, Jude Law
Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
46. Margaret (2011)
9
6
Margaret
R
9
6

Lisa Cohen interacts with a bus driver, running alongside his bus, but this makes him distracted which leads to a fatal accident. Lisa accuses the driver of being responsible for the accident and the death of the woman who died in her arms. She files a lawsuit against the driver as well, but she ends up losing.

Starring:
Mark Ruffalo, Kieran Culkin, Allison Janney, Jean Reno, Anna Paquin, Krysten Ritter, Matthew Broderick
Directed By:
Kenneth Lonergan
47. White Palace (1990)
10
7
White Palace
R
10
7

Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s, whose wife passed away. He is still unable to get over her death. He soon gets attracted to an older waitress named Nora, who enjoys the wilder side of life. However, their class and age difference becomes a problem since Max can’t keep their relationship a secret forever.

Starring:
James Spader, Susan Sarandon, Jason Alexander, Jeremy Piven, Kathy Bates, Eileen Brennan
Directed By:
Luis Mandoki
48. Havana (1990)
14
3
Havana
R
14
3

Havana is a drama film which takes us to the time of the Cuban Revolution. A gambler arrives in Cuba, hoping that he can win something big in poker games. He soon falls for a woman, who happens to be the wife of a communist revolutionary. She and her husband Arturo is eventually arrested and tortured, and Arturo is soon reported to be shot while trying to escape. Although Jack manages to get her freed from prison, the woman is unwilling to step away from her involvement in the revolution, and she keeps putting herself in danger again and again.

Starring:
Alan Arkin, Robert Redford, Tomas Milian, Daniel Davis, Lena Olin
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
49. Death Becomes Her (1992)
9
8
Death Becomes Her
PG-13
9
8

An actress and a writer, two friends turned rivals who are vying for the affection of the same man, secretly drink a miracle potion to stay young. They both plot and plan to kill each other. However, due to the side-effect of the potion, even after their death the two continue to move around as ‘living dead,’ making the matters worst.  

Starring:
Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn, Isabella Rossellini, Debra Jo Rupp, Meryl Streep, Meryl Streep
Directed By:
Robert Zemeckis
50. Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
9
5
Forty Shades of Blue
R
9
5
Starring:
Rip Torn, Darren E. Burrows, Dina Korzun, Andrew Lawrence Henderson, Elizabeth Morton
Directed By:
Ira Sachs
51. Blow Dry (2001)
9
6
Blow Dry
R
9
6

Blow Dry is a romantic comedy drama film which revolves around a young woman named Shelley, who runs a small salon in a small town, along with her partner. When the British Hairdressing Champions are announced in her town, Shelley approaches her ex-husband and her son and asks them to join her.  

Starring:
Rachael Leigh Cook, Josh Hartnett, Heidi Klum, Peter Kay, Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, Rachel Griffiths
Directed By:
Paddy Breathnach
52. Flesh and Bone (1993)
9
5
Flesh and Bone
R
9
5
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Gwyneth Paltrow, James Caan, Julia McNeal
Directed By:
Steve Kloves
53. Birthday Girl (2001)
9
4
Birthday Girl
R
9
4

Shy and reticent bank clerk John Buckingham arranges to get online mail-order bride Nadia from Russia. Though Nadia’s inability to speak English creates communication difficulties, inhibited John is happy with sexually bold Nadia. But when her cousin Yuri and his friend Alexei arrive unexpectedly to celebrate her birthday, everything turns topsy-turvy. as John gets pulled into a vortex of deceit and crime. 

Starring:
Mark Gatiss, Nicole Kidman, Ben Chaplin, Vincent Cassel, Mathieu Kassovitz, Kate Lynn Evans
Directed By:
Jez Butterworth
54. Leatherheads (2008)
10
4
Leatherheads
PG-13
10
4

Leatherheads is a romantic comedy sports film which tells the story of an enterprising pro football player who convinces a college football star to play for his team.  

Starring:
John Krasinski, Jonathan Pryce, Renee Zellweger, George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, David de Vries, Rick Forrester
Directed By:
55. Up at the Villa (2000)
9
3
Up at the Villa
PG-13
9
3
Starring:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Mel Brooks, Derek Jacobi, Anne Bancroft, Sean Penn, Jeremy Davies
Directed By:
Philip Haas
56. Made of Honor (2008)
10
3
Made of Honor
PG-13
10
3

Serial-dater, Tom Bailey. has been best friends with Hannah for years. When Hannah meets her Mr. Right in Scotsman Colin McMurray and informs Tom of her desire to marry him, Tom realizes he really loves Hannah. Tom now reaches Scotland to sabotage the wedding and win Hannah. 

Starring:
Patrick Dempsey, Kevin Sussman, Chris Messina, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd
Directed By:
Paul Weiland
57. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
8
3
Bright Lights, Big City
R
8
3

Bright Lights, Big City is a drama film which tells the story of a young aspiring writer living in New York, who is forced to turn to drugs and drinking, in order to forget his dead mother as well as his wife who has left him. Meanwhile, he also struggles to deal with his unfulfilling job at a magazine.

Starring:
Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest, Tracy Pollan, Jason Robards, Swoosie Kurtz, Phoebe Cates
Directed By:
James Bridges
58. Random Hearts (1999)
9
2
Random Hearts
R
9
2

After a plane crash, where all are killed, police Sgt. Dutch Van Den Broeck realizes that his wife was traveling with Congresswoman Kay Chandler’s husband, and suspects an affair. He meets Kay to know more, but she avoids, fearing publicity. However, later she meets him to find the details. The stress of unexpected discoveries affects their careers, but gradually brings them closer.

Starring:
Bonnie Hunt, Edie Falco, Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charles S. Dutton, Dennis Haysbert
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
59. King Ralph (1991)
8
3
King Ralph
PG
8
3

King Ralph is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of an ordinary guy Ralph, who just loses his job as a lounge singer. However, he is soon informed that he has royal blood, and since the Entire British Royal Family was recently killed in an accident, he decides to make a claim for the throne.

Starring:
John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt, Richard Griffiths, Camille Coduri
Directed By:
David S. Ward
60. In the Name of Love (2003)
12
2
In the Name of Love
12
2
Starring:
Ina Kremert, Michael 'Mondo' Mondini, John O'Scanlon, Lyudmila Potter, Mike Potter
Directed By:
Shannon O'Rourke

TV Movie(s)

1. Recount (2008)
11
2
Recount
TV-MA
11
2
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, Laura Dern, John Hurt, Bob Balaban
Directed By:
Jay Roach
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Made for Television Movie
2. Now Is Tomorrow (1958)
9
2
Now Is Tomorrow
9
2
Role:
Capt. Stein
Starring:
Charles Bickford, Simon Scott, Jack Hogan, Robert Culp,
Directed By:
Irvin Kershner
3. A Private Matter (1992)
9
2
A Private Matter
PG-13
9
2
Starring:
Carla Gugino, Aidan Quinn, Sissy Spacek, William H. Macy, Sheila McCarthy, Leon Russom, Estelle Parsons
Directed By:
Joan Micklin Silver
4. Poodle Springs (1998)
9
2
Poodle Springs
9
2
Starring:
David Keith, Tom Stoppard, James Caan, Tom Bower, Nia Peeples
Directed By:
Bob Rafelson

Animation(s)

King of the Hill (1997)
King of the Hill
TV-14
Starring:
Phyllis Diller, Jim Cummings, Christopher Lloyd, Kyle Chandler, Brian Doyle-Murray, Erik Estrada, Tom Arnold
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman

TV Shows and Videos

The Twilight Zone (1959)
The Twilight Zone
TV-PG
Starring:
Leonard Nimoy, Inger Stevens, Ron Howard, James Doohan, James Coburn, Jackie Cooper, William Shatner
Directed By:
John Brahm, Douglas Heyes, Buzz Kulik, Lamont Johnson, Richard L. Bare
Slattery's People (1964)
Slattery's People
Starring:
James Whitmore, Elsa Lanchester, Denver Pyle, Claude Akins, Barbara Feldon, Sorrell Booke, Lee Grant
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Allen Reisner, Marc Daniels, Gerald Mayer, Richard C. Sarafian
The Sopranos (1999)
The Sopranos
TV-MA
Starring:
Ron Leibman, Mike Epps, Linda Lavin, Cristin Milioti, Drea de Matteo, Jon Favreau, Aida Turturro
Directed By:
Steve Buscemi, Timothy Van Patten, John Patterson, Allen Coulter, Alan Taylor
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
TV-14
Starring:
Steven McQueen, Elizabeth Montgomery, Richard Chamberlain, Mary Wickes, Bert Convy, Veronica Cartwright, John Forsythe
Directed By:
Robert Stevens, Paul Henreid, Herschel Daugherty, Norman Lloyd, Alfred Hitchcock
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962)
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
Starring:
Peggy Lipton, Edd Byrnes, Peter Fonda, Bob Crane, Ann Sothern, Alfred Hitchcock, John Banner
Directed By:
Alfred Hitchcock, Alf Kjellin, Joseph M. Newman, Bernard Girard, John Brahm
Cain's Hundred (1961)
Cain's Hundred
Starring:
Don Rickles, Barbara Eden, Ray Walston, Majel Barrett, Jack Klugman, Marion Ross, Jack Lord
Directed By:
John Peyser, Tom Gries, Robert Altman, Boris Sagal, Robert Gist
Have Gun - Will Travel (1957)
Have Gun - Will Travel
Starring:
Patrick Wayne, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Buddy Ebsen, Wayne Rogers, Elinor Donahue, Vincent Price, Werner Klemperer
Directed By:
William Conrad, Richard Donner, Don Taylor, Gary Nelson, Buzz Kulik
The Asphalt Jungle (1961)
The Asphalt Jungle
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Gavin MacLeod, George Kennedy, Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith
Playhouse 90 (1956)
Playhouse 90
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Burt Reynolds, Warren Beatty, Errol Flynn, Buster Keaton, Charlton Heston, Leslie Nielsen
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
The New Breed (1961)
The New Breed
Starring:
Dina Merrill, Eddie Albert, Cloris Leachman, Tina Louise, Keenan Wynn, Bea Benaderet, Telly Savalas
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Joseph Pevney, Allen H. Miner
The Defenders (1961)
The Defenders
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, Larry Hagman, Tom Bosley, Dennis Hopper, Charles Grodin, Jerry Stiller, Alexis Smith
Directed By:
Alex March, Philip Leacock, Paul Stanley, Charles S. Dubin, Leonard Horn
The United States Steel Hour (1953)
The United States Steel Hour
Starring:
Betty White, Carol Burnett, Lee Marvin, James Dean, Andy Griffith, Walter Matthau, Gena Rowlands
Directed By:
Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Tom Donovan, Daniel Petrie, Bruce Minnix
Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950)
Armstrong Circle Theatre
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Joanne Woodward, Lorne Greene, Eli Wallach, Lee Remick, Jack Lemmon, Julie London
Directed By:
William Corrigan, Paul Bogart, Ted Post, Garry Simpson, James Sheldon
Kraft Mystery Theater (1959)
Kraft Mystery Theater
Starring:
Dudley Moore, Maximilian Schell, Anna Kashfi, Ray Milland, Joan Fontaine, Broderick Crawford, Rod Taylor
Directed By:
Robert Altman, Richard Kinon, Jerry Thorpe, Peter Graham Scott, David Lowell Rich
The Law and Mr. Jones (1960)
The Law and Mr. Jones
Starring:
Gus Trikonis, Tom Bosley, Bruce Dern, James Whitmore, Martin Landau, Peter Falk, Harry Dean Stanton
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
The Fugitive (1963)
The Fugitive
Starring:
Celeste Holm, Diane Ladd, Kurt Russell, William Shatner, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Jack Klugman, Angie Dickinson
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Alexander Singer, James Sheldon, Richard Donner, Christian Nyby
Entourage (2004)
Entourage
TV-MA
Starring:
Laz Alonso, Ken Jeong, Gal Gadot, Sarah Silverman, Yara Shahidi, Anthony Michael Hall, Jaime Pressly
Directed By:
Julian Farino, Mark Mylod, Daniel Attias, David Nutter, Ken Whittingham
Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963)
Kraft Suspense Theatre
Starring:
Milton Berle, Peter Lorre, Claudine Longet, Lloyd Bridges, Gloria Swanson, Ben Gazzara, Peter Graves
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Don Weis, Alex March, Ralph Senensky, Buzz Kulik
Arrest and Trial (1963)
Arrest and Trial
Starring:
Joyce Bulifant, Katharine Ross, Mako Iwamatsu, David Carradine, Dennis Hopper, Ben Gazzara, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
David Lowell Rich, Jack Smight, Lewis Allen, Earl Bellamy, Alex March
Target: The Corruptors (1961)
Target: The Corruptors
Starring:
Barbara Eden, Peter Falk, Walter Matthau, Ray Walston, Ed Asner, Cloris Leachman, Gena Rowlands
Directed By:
William Conrad, John Peyser, Arthur Hiller, Don Medford, Walter Doniger
Frontier Circus (1961)
Frontier Circus
Starring:
Irene Dunne, Carolyn Jones, Cloris Leachman, Eddie Albert, Claude Akins, Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Montgomery
Directed By:
Don Weis, Alan Crosland Jr., Hollingsworth Morse, William Witney, John English
Tales of Wells Fargo (1957)
Tales of Wells Fargo
Starring:
Jack Nicholson, Adam West, Rita Moreno, Dawn Wells, Michael Landon, James Franciscus, Charles Bronson
Directed By:
Earl Bellamy, Sidney Salkow, R.G. Springsteen, William Witney, Lewis R. Foster
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963)
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Takei, Bob Newhart, Jane Wyman, Nanette Fabray, Jimmy Durante, Fred Astaire
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg, Sydney Pollack, Ron Winston, David Butler, Lawrence Dobkin
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama
The Tall Man (1960)
The Tall Man
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Martin Landau, Joyce Bulifant, Denver Pyle, James Coburn, Claude Akins, Slim Pickens
Directed By:
Richard Donner, Herschel Daugherty, Richard Irving, Frank McDonald, William Witney
The Irv Kupcinet Show (1953)
The Irv Kupcinet Show
Starring:
Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Patty Duke, Rich Little
Great Performances (1971)
Great Performances
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Rex Harrison, Nathan Lane, Frances McDormand, Dick Van Patten, John Ritter, Eric Stoltz
Directed By:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956)
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour
Starring:
George Peppard, Eli Wallach, William Shatner, Nanette Fabray, Dennis Hopper, Paul Newman, Cloris Leachman
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner, Fielder Cook, George Roy Hill, Paul Bogart, Ira Cirker
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
TV-PG
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Jill Scott, Idris Elba, John Kani, Desmond Dube
Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
Brenner (1959)
Brenner
Role:
Al / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1964)
Starring:
Gene Hackman, Jerry Stiller, Peter Falk, Sorrell Booke, Lee Grant, Edward Binns, James Broderick
Directed By:
James Sheldon, Gerald Mayer, Herman Hoffman
Frasier (1993)
Frasier
TV-PG
Starring:
Billy Crystal, Anthony Edwards, Gary Cole, Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, Bill Paxton, Ann Cusack
Directed By:
David Lee, Kelsey Grammer, Pamela Fryman, James Burrows, Sheldon Epps
Shotgun Slade (1959)
Shotgun Slade
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, John Banner, Denver Pyle, Lee Van Cleef, George Kennedy, Andy Clyde, Frank Ferguson
Directed By:
Sydney Pollack
Breaking Point (1963)
Breaking Point
Starring:
Lillian Gish, Eleanor Parker, Ed Asner, Cliff Robertson, Robert Redford, Gena Rowlands, Telly Savalas
Directed By:
Paul Wendkos, Ralph Senensky, Elliot Silverstein, William A. Graham, Sydney Pollack
Wagon Train (1957)
Wagon Train
Starring:
John Wayne, Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis, John Carradine, Ryan O'Neal, Rod Steiger, Annette Funicello
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Joseph Pevney, Jerry Hopper, Allen H. Miner, Herschel Daugherty
American Masters (1985)
American Masters
Starring:
Steven Spielberg, Morgan Freeman, Danny Glover, Stanley Tucci, Victor Garber, Frank Langella, John Amos
Directed By:
Susan Lacy, Robert Trachtenberg, Susan Steinberg, Catherine Tatge, Michael Epstein
Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album (1985)
Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, William Friedkin, David Geffen, Stephen Sondheim
Directed By:
William Friedkin
Ben Casey (1961)
Ben Casey
Starring:
Jerry Lewis, Richard Dreyfuss, Patricia Neal, Doris Roberts, George C. Scott, Leslie Nielsen, Telly Savalas
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Allen Reisner, Alex March, Charles R. Rondeau, Vince Edwards
Alcoa Premiere (1961)
Alcoa Premiere
Starring:
Ernest Borgnine, James Stewart, Jane Wyatt, Bobby Troup, Fred Astaire, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Lloyd Bridges
Directed By:
John Newland, James Sheldon, Alan Crosland Jr., Herschel Daugherty, Bernard Girard
The Big Story (1949)
The Big Story
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Martin Landau, Steven McQueen, Lee Marvin, Walter Matthau, Diane Ladd, Jerry Stiller
Directed By:
Lawrence Doheny, Robert Gordon, David Lowell Rich, Stuart Rosenberg, Leonard Valenta
Dr. Kildare (1961)
Dr. Kildare
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Lauren Bacall, Sam Waterston, Anne Baxter, Robert Reed, Bob Denver, James Mason
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Corey Allen, John Newland, Jack Arnold, Paul Stanley
The Deputy (1959)
The Deputy
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Mary Tyler Moore, Vivian Vance, Anna Kashfi, James Franciscus, James Coburn, Robert Redford
Directed By:
Herschel Daugherty, Tay Garnett, Louis King, Otto Lang, Robert B. Sinclair
Will & Grace (1998)
Will & Grace
TV-14
Starring:
Luke Perry, Kevin Bacon, Jack Black, Will Arnett, Daryl Sabara, Lee Majors, Mira Sorvino
Directed By:
James Burrows
Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Just Shoot Me!
Starring:
Bob Odenkirk, Amy Sedaris, Megan Mullally, Dana Carvey, David Cross, Billy West, Ashton Kutcher
Directed By:
Pamela Fryman, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Steven Levitan, Jean Sagal, John Fortenberry
Mad About You (1992)
Mad About You
TV-PG
Starring:
Michael Moore, Steven Alexander Wright, Cyndi Lauper, Gilbert Gottfried, Jay Leno, Mare Winningham, Missi Pyle
Directed By:
David Steinberg, Gordon Hunt, Michael Lembeck, Thomas Schlamme, Barnet Kellman
Fallen Angels (1993)
Fallen Angels
Starring:
Gary Oldman, Benicio Del Toro, Tom Hanks, Adam Baldwin, Diane Lane, Jennifer Grey, Kim Coates
Directed By:
Steven Soderbergh, Tom Cruise, Kiefer Sutherland, Tom Hanks
Startime (1959)
Startime
Starring:
Rosalind Russell, Alan Young, Agnes Moorehead, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Gracie Allen, George Burns
Directed By:
Alfred Hitchcock, Greg Garrison, Gordon Rigsby, Jack Donohue, Bretaigne Windust
Fling (2001)
Fling
Starring:
Amy Sedaris, Brooke Langton, Judy Toma, Josh Hopkins

Sydney Pollack Awards

Academy Awards
Out of Africa Best Picture 1986
Out of Africa Best Director 1986
Primetime Emmy Awards
Recount Outstanding Made for Television Movie 2008
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama 1966