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List of Teresa Wright Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Morning's at Seven (1982)
10
3
Morning's at Seven
10
3
Starring:
King Donovan, Russell Nype, Charlotte Moore, Maurice Copeland
Directed By:
Vivian Matalon
2. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
50
11
The Best Years of Our Lives
50
11

The Best Years of Our Lives is an Oscar-winning American drama film which tells the story of three World War II veterans, who return home to a small town in America, only to find that they and their families have been changed irreparably. 

Role:
Peggy Stephenson
Starring:
Fredric March, Blake Edwards, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews
Directed By:
3. The Little Foxes (1941)
17
4
The Little Foxes
17
4

Regina Hubbard is a beautiful and brilliant woman who aspires for wealth in a world where fathers only considered sons as legal heirs. She is financially dependent on her husband Horace, who is at a sanitarium for many years, due to his heart condition. However, when she needs him for her plans, she tries to manipulate her daughter into bringing him back.

Role:
Alexandra Giddens
Starring:
Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson, Dan Duryea
Directed By:
4. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
50
13
Shadow of a Doubt
TV-PG
50
13

Teenager Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Newton is thrilled when her namesake and favorite maternal uncle Charlie Oakley comes for a visit. But soon she notices some odd things, then two detectives come home as surveyors asking questions about Uncle Charlie. As she learns from them that he is suspected serial killer, ‘Merry Widow Murderer,’ she starts investigating, which could prove unsafe for her life.

Role:
Charlie Newton
Starring:
Alfred Hitchcock, Hume Cronyn, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey
Directed By:
5. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
20
6
Mrs. Miniver
TV-G
20
6

Mrs. Miniver is a war drama film which revolves around a middle-class British family, as they try to survive during the beginning of the Second World War.  

Role:
Carol Beldon
Starring:
Greer Garson, May Whitty, Walter Pidgeon, Reginald Owen, Greer Garson
Directed By:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
6. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
15
5
The Pride of the Yankees
TV-PG
15
5

The Pride of the Yankees is a biographical film which revolves around the life and career of Lou Gehrig, famed baseball player, whose premature and tragic death had touched the entire nation. The film puts emphasis on his relationship with his parents, especially his mother, and also shows his friendships with players, journalists, as well as his romantic relationship with a woman.

Role:
Eleanor Gehrig
Starring:
Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea, Babe Ruth
Directed By:
Sam Wood
8. Enchantment (1948)
8
3
Enchantment
8
3

During the Second World War, an American servicewoman puts up with her granduncle, Rollo Dane. The plot then turns backwards into Rollo’s childhood, when his father brings home a girl called Lark, who begins to live with them. Over the time, they fall in love; but cannot marry due to his sister’s scheme. Now that Lark’s nephew and his niece have fallen in love, can the old man sit idle?  

Role:
Lark Ingoldsby
Starring:
David Niven, Evelyn Keyes, Farley Granger, Jayne Meadows
Directed By:
Irving Reis
10. Somewhere in Time (1980)
23
9
Somewhere in Time
PG
23
9

When playwright Richard Collier sees a portrait of early 1900’s actress Elise McKenna in Grand Hotel at Mackinac Island, Michigan, he gets obsessed with her. Richard uses self-hypnosis to take himself back in time to 1912 to meet Elise, when both realize that they are meant for each other. But fearing for her career, Elise’s manager William Robinson tries to separate them. 

Role:
Laura Roberts
Directed By:
Jeannot Szwarc
11. Pursued (1947)
10
3
Pursued
10
3
Role:
Thor Callum
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Alan Hale, Dean Jagger, Judith Anderson
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
12. The Men (1950)
10
4
The Men
10
4
Role:
Ellen
Starring:
Marlon Brando, Everett Sloane, Jack Webb, Richard Erdman
Directed By:
Fred Zinnemann
13. The Steel Trap (1952)
7
3
The Steel Trap
7
3
Role:
Laurie Osborne
Starring:
Joseph Cotten, Eddie Marr, Jonathan Hale, Walter Sande
Directed By:
Andrew L. Stone
14. The Actress (1953)
7
3
The Actress
7
3

Teenager Ruth Gordon Jones wants to drop out of school and move to New York City to pursue a career as a theater actress. However, her father, a former sailor working a menial job, who was once forced to leave school to seek work, wants her to become an instructor and marry handsome Harvard student Fred Whitmarsh.

Role:
Annie Jones
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Mary Wickes, Spencer Tracy, Jean Simmons, Ian Wolfe
Directed By:
15. The Trouble with Women (1947)
6
3
The Trouble with Women
6
3
Role:
Kate Farrell
Starring:
Ray Milland, Lloyd Bridges, Rose Hobart, Brian Donlevy
Directed By:
Sidney Lanfield
16. Something to Live For (1952)
6
3
Something to Live For
6
3

A Broadway actress develops a drinking problem, and soon joins Alcoholics Anonymous after she becomes an alcoholic. She soon starts having an affair with one of the members, but things get complicated as it turns out that he is married.

Role:
Edna Miller
Starring:
Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, Richard Derr, Douglas Dick
Directed By:
George Stevens
17. Track of the Cat (1954)
7
4
Track of the Cat
7
4
Role:
Grace Bridges
Starring:
Carl Switzer, Robert Mitchum, Beulah Bondi, Tab Hunter, Diana Lynn
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
18. The Happy Ending (1969)
6
4
The Happy Ending
M
6
4

A bored homemaker walks out of her husband of sixteen years in order to escape her dull and unhappy marriage and travels to Bahamas. There she meets a gigolo, who betrays her when he learns that she is not wealthy. Slowly, she realizes that she cannot buy happiness in this way and returns to find a job and new education opportunity. 

Role:
Mrs. Spencer
Starring:
Tina Louise, John Forsythe, Bobby Darin, Nanette Fabray, Jean Simmons, Lloyd Bridges
Directed By:
Richard Brooks
19. The Restless Years (1958)
6
3
The Restless Years
6
3

Melinda is a sixteen year old girl who wishes to leave her hometown and explore the world some day. Although Melinda was born out of wedlock, her single mother Elizabeth insists that her father passed away when she was still an infant. However, when Melinda starts getting involved with a guy named Will, her mother thinks that she may have to reveal the truth after all.

Role:
Elizabeth Grant
Starring:
Sandra Dee, James Whitmore, Luana Patten, John Saxon
Directed By:
Helmut Käutner
20. The Imperfect Lady (1947)
5
3
The Imperfect Lady
5
3
Role:
Millicent Hopkins
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Ray Milland, Cedric Hardwicke, Virginia Field
Directed By:
Lewis Allen
21. Casanova Brown (1944)
6
4
Casanova Brown
6
4

Casanova Brown is about to marry Madge when he finds out his former wife Isabel has had their baby girl and wants to put her up for adoption. Brown steals the baby and marries motel maid Monica to prove that he has a stable home. Unfortunately, both Madge and Isabel turn up to confront him. 

Role:
Isabel Drury
Starring:
Gary Cooper, Anita Louise, Frank Morgan, Edmund Breon
Directed By:
Sam Wood
22. Count the Hours! (1953)
6
3
Count the Hours!
6
3
Role:
Ellen Braden
Starring:
Edgar Barrier, Adele Mara, Dolores Moran, Macdonald Carey
Directed By:
Don Siegel
23. The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956)
5
3
The Search for Bridey Murphy
5
3
Role:
Ruth Simmons
Starring:
Louis Hayward, Nancy Gates, Richard Anderson, Kenneth Tobey
Directed By:
Noel Langley
24. Roseland (1977)
5
3
Roseland
5
3

This 1977 anthology film features three connected short stories and follows their protagonists as they try to find the right dance partner at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City.

Role:
May (The Waltz)
Starring:
Geraldine Chaplin, Christopher Walken, Lou Jacobi, Don De Natale, Louise Kirtland
Directed By:
James Ivory
25. The Capture (1950)
5
3
The Capture
5
3
Role:
Ellen
Starring:
Lew Ayres, Victor Jory, Jacqueline White, Jimmy Hunt
Directed By:
John Sturges
26. Escapade in Japan (1957)
5
3
Escapade in Japan
5
3

After his plane goes down on its way to Tokyo, an American boy is separated from the rest of the passengers. He is rescued by a Japanese fisherman and his family. However, when they see the Japanese police, they feel worried that they have done something wrong, and they start their journey through the Japanese countryside, avoiding the police, who are only looking for the missing boy.

Role:
Mary Saunders
Starring:
Clint Eastwood, Cameron Mitchell, Jon Provost, Roger Nakagawa
Directed By:
Arthur Lubin
27. The Golden Honeymoon (1980)
4
3
The Golden Honeymoon
4
3
Role:
Lucy Tate
Starring:
James Whitmore, Nan Martin, Larry Loonin, Lynn Baxter
Directed By:
Noel Black
28. The Good Mother (1988)
5
4
The Good Mother
R
5
4
Role:
Eleanor - Grandmother
Starring:
Diane Keaton, Jason Robards, Katey Sagal, Liam Neeson, Matt Damon
Directed By:
29. Hail, Hero! (1969)
4
3
Hail, Hero!
PG
4
3

During the Vietnam War, a college student named Carl Dixon quits school and joins the Army. However, his intention of joining the Army to go to Vietnam is not to fight.

Role:
Santha Dixon
Starring:
Michael Douglas, John Larch, Charles Drake, Arthur Kennedy
Directed By:
David Miller
30. California Conquest (1952)
4
4
California Conquest
4
4
Role:
Julia Lawrence
Starring:
Cornel Wilde, Eugene Iglesias, Lisa Ferraday, Alfonso Bedoya
Directed By:
Lew Landers
31. The Elevator (1974)
4
3
The Elevator
4
3
Role:
Edith Reynolds
Starring:
Roddy McDowall, Craig Stevens, James Farentino, Don Stroud
Directed By:
Jerry Jameson
32. Flood (1976)
0
1
Flood
0
1
Starring:
Leif Garrett, Gloria Stuart, Richard Basehart, Martin Milner
Directed By:
Earl Bellamy
33. Crawlspace (1972)
0
1
Crawlspace
0
1
Role:
Alice Graves
Starring:
Arthur Kennedy, Eugene Roche, Matthew Cowles, Tom Happer
Directed By:
John Newland, Buzz Kulik
34. Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
7
3
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception
7
3
Starring:
Ian McShane, Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Ian Bannen
Directed By:
Christian I. Nyby II
35. The Fig Tree (1987)
7
3
The Fig Tree
7
3
Role:
Miranda's Grandmother
Starring:
Doris Roberts, Olivia Cole, William Converse-Roberts, Karron Graves
Directed By:
Calvin Skaggs
36. The Desperate Hours (1967)
6
3
The Desperate Hours
6
3
Starring:
Arthur Hill, Mart Hulswit, Graham Jarvis, Michael Conrad
Directed By:
Ted Kotcheff
37. Lethal Innocence (1991)
5
3
Lethal Innocence
5
3
Starring:
David Strathairn, Austin Pendleton, Blair Brown, Margaret Barker
Directed By:
Helene Whitney
38. The Red Coat (1993)
4
3
The Red Coat
4
3
Starring:
Jeff Yagher
Directed By:
Robin Swicord

TV Shows

Playhouse 90
10
2
Playhouse 90
10
2
Starring:
Paul Newman, Andy Griffith, Anne Bancroft, Robert Duvall, William Shatner, Warren Beatty, Errol Flynn
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
25
4
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
25
4
Starring:
Elsa Lanchester, Julie London, Anne Baxter, Leslie Nielsen, Ed Asner, Angie Dickinson, Dina Merrill
Adventures in Paradise
10
2
Adventures in Paradise
10
2
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Barbara Eden, Vincent Price, Claude Akins, Agnes Moorehead, Buddy Ebsen, Alexis Smith
Directed By:
Paul Stanley, Sutton Roley, Gerald Mayer, James B. Clark, Tom Gries
Robert Montgomery Presents
9
2
Robert Montgomery Presents
9
2
Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery, Roger Moore, Don Knotts, Grace Kelly, Lillian Gish, Audra Lindley, Joanne Woodward
Directed By:
John Newland, James Sheldon, Norman Felton, James P. Yarbrough, Vincent J. Donehue
The United States Steel Hour
9
2
The United States Steel Hour
9
2
Starring:
Betty White, Carol Burnett, Telly Savalas, Eva Gabor, Helen Hayes, George C. Scott, Barbara Bel Geddes
Directed By:
Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Tom Donovan, Daniel Petrie, Bruce Minnix
The Defenders
10
2
The Defenders
10
2
Starring:
Lee Grant, Martin Landau, Gene Hackman, Robert Reed, Charles Durning, James Coburn, Sorrell Booke
Directed By:
Studio 57
9
2
Studio 57
9
2
Starring:
Peter Graves, Michael Landon, John Banner, Celeste Holm, Carolyn Jones, Eddie Albert, Werner Klemperer
Directed By:
Celebrity Playhouse
8
2
Celebrity Playhouse
8
2
Starring:
Louis Jourdan, Angela Lansbury, Cliff Robertson, Edward G. Robinson, Peter Graves, Raymond Burr, Sylvia Sidney
Dolphin Cove
8
2
Dolphin Cove
8
2
Starring:
Noah Taylor, Frank Converse, Trey Ames, Ernie Dingo
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
9
2
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
9
2
Starring:
Janet Leigh, Mary Tyler Moore, James Stewart, James Dean, Lee Marvin, Charlton Heston, Burt Reynolds
Directed By:
Four Star Playhouse
8
2
Four Star Playhouse
8
2
Starring:
Charles Boyer, Amanda Blake, Jack Benny, Broderick Crawford, Leonard Nimoy, Don Rickles, Ronald Colman
Directed By:
Lux Video Theatre
8
2
Lux Video Theatre
8
2
Starring:
Buster Keaton, Rock Hudson, Jayne Mansfield, Bing Crosby, Arlene Francis, Jerry Mathers, Jean Stapleton
Directed By:
Richard Goode, Fielder Cook, Buzz Kulik, Earl Eby, Norman Morgan
Picket Fences
22
6
Picket Fences
22
6
Starring:
Alyson Hannigan, Lauren Holly, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ray Walston, Jack Black, James Cromwell, Don Cheadle
Directed By:
NBC Special Treat
8
2
NBC Special Treat
8
2
Starring:
Adam Baldwin, Ossie Davis, Brian Blessed, Cynthia Nixon, Scatman Crothers, Scott Baio, Barbara Eden
Directed By:
Sid Smith, Richard Marquand, Bert Salzman, J. Philip Miller
Letter to Loretta
8
2
Letter to Loretta
8
2
Starring:
William Frawley, Elinor Donahue, Dennis Hopper, Marion Ross, Jack Lord, Cloris Leachman, Loretta Young
Directed By:
John Newland, Richard Donner, Jeffrey Hayden, Norman Foster, Harry Keller
The 20th Century-Fox Hour
8
2
The 20th Century-Fox Hour
8
2
Starring:
John Drew Barrymore, Merle Oberon, Robert Wagner, Fred MacMurray, Trevor Howard, Peter Lorre, Denver Pyle
Directed By:
Lewis Allen, Jules Bricken, Albert S. Rogell, Robert Stevenson, Ted Post
Hawkins
8
2
Hawkins
8
2
Starring:
Bonnie Bedelia, Sam Elliott, James Stewart, Strother Martin
Directed By:
Paul Wendkos, Jud Taylor, Jeff Corey
The Ford Television Theatre
8
3
The Ford Television Theatre
8
3
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, Jack Lemmon, Frances Bavier, Jackie Cooper
Directed By:
The Christophers
7
2
The Christophers
7
2
Starring:
Jeanne Crain, Irene Dunne, Don Ameche, James Cagney, Bing Crosby, Celeste Holm, Helen Hayes
Directed By:
Charles Bennett
The Alcoa Hour
7
2
The Alcoa Hour
7
2
Starring:
Jessica Tandy, George Peppard, Diane Cilento, Jack Klugman, Laurence Harvey, Vincent Price, Anne Bancroft
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan, Herbert Hirschman, Norman Felton, Sidney Lumet, Kirk Browning
The Elgin Hour
7
2
The Elgin Hour
7
2
Starring:
Lorne Greene, Louis Jourdan, Joanne Woodward, Jackie Cooper, John Forsythe, Jack Lord, Judith Anderson
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
CBS Playhouse
7
2
CBS Playhouse
7
2
Starring:
Eli Wallach, Linda Lavin, Jane Wyatt, Shirley Booth, Ed Asner, William Shatner, Barbara Bel Geddes
Directed By:
William A. Graham, Paul Bogart, George Schaefer
The Wide World of Mystery
7
3
The Wide World of Mystery
7
3
Starring:
Kate Mulgrew, Barbara Feldon, Carroll Baker, Margot Kidder, Meredith Baxter, Robert Powell, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
Burt Brinckerhoff, Lela Swift, Herbert Kenwith, Glenn Jordan, Gloria Monty
Bonanza
35
13
Bonanza
TV-PG
35
13
Starring:
Tom Bosley, David Cassidy, Laurence Luckinbill, Dawn Wells, Harry Dean Stanton, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Adam West
The Star and the Story
7
2
The Star and the Story
7
2
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Elsa Lanchester, Joanne Woodward, David Niven, Raymond Burr, Angela Lansbury, Alexis Smith
Directed By:
Lancer
7
3
Lancer
7
3
Starring:
Tom Selleck, Bruce Dern, Joyce Bulifant, Tom Skerritt, Ron Howard, Gavin MacLeod, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Allen Reisner, Robert Day, William Hale, Gene Nelson
Screen Directors Playhouse
7
3
Screen Directors Playhouse
7
3
Starring:
Sal Mineo, Alan Young, Rory Calhoun, Bea Benaderet, Keenan Wynn, Rod Steiger, Patrick Wayne
Directed By:
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law
7
3
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law
7
3
Starring:
Micky Dolenz, Susan Sarandon, Peggy Lee, Michelle Phillips, James Brolin, Erik Estrada, Jane Wyman
Directed By:
Murder, She Wrote
74
30
Murder, She Wrote
74
30
Starring:
Wayne Knight, Wayne Rogers, Marcia Cross, Milton Berle, Bryan Cranston, Christina Pickles, Carrie Snodgress
Directed By:
Anthony Pullen Shaw, Walter Grauman, Vincent McEveety, Seymour Robbie, Jerry Jameson
Star Stage
7
4
Star Stage
7
4
Starring:
Alice Ghostley, Betty Grable, Jessica Tandy, Carolyn Jones, Cloris Leachman, Greer Garson, Art Carney
General Electric Theater
7
3
General Electric Theater
7
3
Starring:
Ryan O'Neal, Janet Gaynor, Paul Muni, Ethel Merman, George Burns, Rosalind Russell, Eva Marie Saint
Directed By:
Climax!
6
3
Climax!
6
3
Starring:
Art Carney, Elaine Stritch, Claudette Colbert, Anna May Wong, Walter Matthau, Sterling Holloway, Shelley Winters
Directed By:
Buzz Kulik, Allen Reisner, John Frankenheimer, Paul Nickell, Jack Smight
Grandpa Goes to Washington
5
3
Grandpa Goes to Washington
5
3
Starring:
Jack Albertson, Sue Ane Langdon, Sparky Marcus, Larry Linville
The Guiding Light
10
5
The Guiding Light
TV-14
10
5
Starring:
Michael Weatherly, Victor Garber, Daniela Ruah, Thomas Gibson, Brittany Snow, Calista Flockhart, Allison Janney
Directed By:
Roy B. Steinberg, Brian Mertes, Matt Lagle, Adam Reist, Robert Scinto
Theatre '62
5
3
Theatre '62
5
3
Starring:
Lee Remick, James Mason, Eddie Albert, Lillian Gish, Elizabeth Montgomery, Eddie Albert
The Love Boat
33
20
The Love Boat
TV-G
33
20
Starring:
Hayley Mills, Karen Grassle, Adrienne Barbeau, Ed Begley Jr., Jerry Stiller, Kim Richards, Bob Denver
Directed By:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
Hollywood Opening Night
5
3
Hollywood Opening Night
5
3
Starring:
Ethel Barrymore, Ann Sothern, Gloria Swanson, Celeste Holm, Raymond Burr, Mary Wickes, Buddy Ebsen
Directed By:
Richard Irving, William Corrigan
The DuPont Show of the Week
4
3
The DuPont Show of the Week
4
3
Starring:
Ron Leibman, Peter Falk, Larry Hagman, Lauren Bacall, Rod Taylor, Sir John Mills, Gene Wilder
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner, Jack Smight, Fielder Cook, James Elson, Fred Freed
Hour of Stars
4
3
Hour of Stars
4
3
Role:
Doris Walker (1 episode, 1955)
Starring:
Ray Collins, Macdonald Carey, Hans Conried, Sandy Descher
Morningstar/Eveningstar
4
3
Morningstar/Eveningstar
4
3
Starring:
Joaquin Phoenix, Fred Savage, Scatman Crothers, Jeff Corey, Elizabeth Wilson, Kate Reid
Directed By:
Linda Day, Nick Havinga, Nicholas Sgarro, Jenny Jameson
Sunday Showcase
3
3
Sunday Showcase
3
3
Starring:
Lucille Ball, Jimmy Durante, Bob Hope, Geraldine Page, Inger Stevens, Maximilian Schell, Milton Berle
Directed By:
Alex March, Alex Segal, John Frankenheimer, Delbert Mann, Jack Smight

Teresa Wright Awards

Academy Awards
Mrs. Miniver Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1943