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List of Teresa Wright Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Morning's at Seven (1982)
10
2
Morning's at Seven
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Vivian Matalon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
King Donovan, Russell Nype, Charlotte Moore, Maurice Copeland
2. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
49
11
The Best Years of Our Lives
49
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy Stephenson
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Fredric March, Blake Edwards, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews
3. The Little Foxes (1941)
16
4
The Little Foxes
16
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alexandra Giddens
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson, Dan Duryea
4. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
48
13
Shadow of a Doubt
TV-PG
48
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Newton
Director:
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Alfred Hitchcock, Hume Cronyn, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey
5. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
19
6
Mrs. Miniver
TV-G
19
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Beldon
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Greer Garson, May Whitty, Walter Pidgeon, Reginald Owen, Greer Garson
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
6. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
14
5
The Pride of the Yankees
TV-PG
14
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eleanor Gehrig
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea, Babe Ruth
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?  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lark Ingoldsby
Director:
Irving Reis
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
David Niven, Evelyn Keyes, Farley Granger, Jayne Meadows
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Roberts
Director:
Jeannot Szwarc
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Fantasy
11. Pursued (1947)
9
3
Pursued
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Thor Callum
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Mitchum, Alan Hale, Dean Jagger, Judith Anderson
12. The Men (1950)
9
4
The Men
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen
Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, Everett Sloane, Jack Webb, Richard Erdman
13. The Steel Trap (1952)
7
3
The Steel Trap
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Osborne
Director:
Andrew L. Stone
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Eddie Marr, Jonathan Hale, Walter Sande
14. The Actress (1953)
6
3
The Actress
6
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Annie Jones
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Comedy
15. The Trouble with Women (1947)
6
3
The Trouble with Women
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Farrell
Director:
Sidney Lanfield
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Lloyd Bridges, Rose Hobart, Brian Donlevy
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Edna Miller
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland, Richard Derr, Douglas Dick
17. Track of the Cat (1954)
7
4
Track of the Cat
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Grace Bridges
Director:
William A. Wellman
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Carl Switzer, Robert Mitchum, Beulah Bondi, Tab Hunter, Diana Lynn
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Spencer
Director:
Richard Brooks
Genres:
Drama
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Grant
Director:
Helmut Käutner
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Sandra Dee, James Whitmore, Luana Patten, John Saxon
20. The Imperfect Lady (1947)
5
3
The Imperfect Lady
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Millicent Hopkins
Director:
Lewis Allen
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Ray Milland, Cedric Hardwicke, Virginia Field
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Isabel Drury
Director:
Sam Wood
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Cooper, Anita Louise, Frank Morgan, Edmund Breon
22. Count the Hours! (1953)
6
3
Count the Hours!
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Braden
Director:
Don Siegel
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Edgar Barrier, Adele Mara, Dolores Moran, Macdonald Carey
23. The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956)
5
3
The Search for Bridey Murphy
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Simmons
Director:
Noel Langley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Louis Hayward, Nancy Gates, Richard Anderson, Kenneth Tobey
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
May (The Waltz)
Director:
James Ivory
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Geraldine Chaplin, Christopher Walken, Lou Jacobi, Don De Natale, Louise Kirtland
25. The Capture (1950)
5
3
The Capture
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Drama, Western, Crime
Star Cast:
Lew Ayres, Victor Jory, Jacqueline White, Jimmy Hunt
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Saunders
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Cameron Mitchell, Jon Provost, Roger Nakagawa
27. The Golden Honeymoon (1980)
4
3
The Golden Honeymoon
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy Tate
Director:
Noel Black
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, Nan Martin, Larry Loonin, Lynn Baxter
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.

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

TV Shows

Dolphin Cove
8
2
Dolphin Cove
8
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Noah Taylor, Frank Converse, Trey Ames, Ernie Dingo
Grandpa Goes to Washington
5
3
Grandpa Goes to Washington
5
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Albertson, Sue Ane Langdon, Sparky Marcus, Larry Linville
Hour of Stars
4
3
Hour of Stars
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Doris Walker (1 episode, 1955)
Star Cast:
Ray Collins, Macdonald Carey, Hans Conried, Sandy Descher
Morningstar/Eveningstar
4
3
Morningstar/Eveningstar
4
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Day, Nick Havinga, Nicholas Sgarro, Jenny Jameson
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Fred Savage, Joaquin Phoenix, Scatman Crothers, Jeff Corey, Elizabeth Wilson, Kate Reid

Teresa Wright Awards

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