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List of Steven McQueen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Great Escape (1963)
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2
The Great Escape
14
2

Frustrated with escape attempts, the German army moves a large group of Allied prisoners of war to a high-security POW camp. The film portrays a fictional account of how over 200 prisoners, led by RAF Squadron Leader Roger Bartlett, dug a deep, long tunnel to execute an even greater mass escape plan to further harass the enemy.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hilts 'The Cooler King'
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
History, Thriller, War, Drama, Adventure
2. Papillon (1973)
14
2
Papillon
R
14
2

Henri is sent to prison after being wrongfully convicted of murdering a pimp. He faces the harsh prison life and its brutal conditions as well as solitary confinement, and eventually decides to make a daring escape attempt.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Henri 'Papillon' Charriere
Director:
Franklin J. Schaffner
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Steve McQueen, Don Gordon, Anthony Zerbe, Victor Jory
3. On Any Sunday (1971)
11
2
On Any Sunday
G
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Steve
Director:
Bruce Brown
Genres:
Sport, Documentary
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Bruce Brown, David Evans, Mert Lawwill, Malcolm Smith
4. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
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2
The Magnificent Seven
TV-PG
12
2

After repeated terrorizing attacks from pillaging bandits led by Calvera, farmers of an oppressed Mexican village hire seven master gunmen to defend their village. The gunslingers train the villagers and help them fight off the goons. The next time, Calvera’s men capture and drive the gunmen away. The seven men decide not to run off, but to return and confront the outlaws. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Vin Tanner
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Steve McQueen, Horst Buchholz
5. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
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2
The Sand Pebbles
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Holman
Director:
Robert Wise
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Gus Trikonis, Gavin MacLeod, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Steve McQueen, Richard Crenna, Emmanuelle Arsan
6. Bullitt (1968)
12
2
Bullitt
M/PG
12
2

Walter Chalmers is a senator who wants to take down Pete Ross, a mob boss, with the help of a testimony from Johnny, Ross's brother, who is in protective custody. However, things get quite complicated when a pair of mob hitmen enters the scene.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bullitt
Director:
Peter Yates
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Duvall, Simon Oakland, Robert Vaughn, Norman Fell, Steve McQueen
7. The Getaway (1972)
12
2
The Getaway
PG
12
2

Carter McCoy, a genius mastermind robber, is serving a ten year sentence for armed robbery. He is denied parole after four years. However, upon his request, his wife makes a deal with a corrupt businessman who uses his influence to get him parole. But he puts a condition that McCoy must partake in a bank robbery with two of his henchman.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Doc McCoy
Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Slim Pickens, Steve McQueen, Ben Johnson, Ali MacGraw, Sally Struthers
8. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
11
2
Somebody Up There Likes Me
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Wise
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Sal Mineo, Pier Angeli, Robert Duvall, Harold J. Stone, Eileen Heckart, Everett Sloane
9. Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
11
2
Love with the Proper Stranger
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rocky Papasano
Director:
Robert Mulligan
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Natalie Wood, Tom Bosley, John Aniston, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams, Herschel Bernardi, Anne Hegira
10. The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
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2
The Cincinnati Kid
TV-14
12
2

Eric Stoner is a young poker player who is also known as the Cincinnati Kid. Since he wants to establish his reputation as the best, he eventually finds himself playing against Lancey Howard, an older player who is considered to be among the best players worldwide.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Cincinnati Kid
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson, Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Tuesday Weld
11. An Enemy of the People (1978)
10
2
An Enemy of the People
G
10
2

Thomas Stockmann is a doctor and amateur scientist who lives in a small town in Norway. The town receives a lot of tourists due to its nearby springs, which have therapeutic healing powers. However, Stockmann discovers that they are being polluted by waste from the tannery of the town, and decides to take steps to stop this contamination.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dr. Thomas Stockmann
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Steve McQueen, Bibi Andersson, Richard Dysart, Michael Cristofer
12. Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
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2
Hell Is for Heroes
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reese
Director:
Don Siegel
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Bob Newhart, Bobby Darin, James Coburn, Harry Guardino, Steve McQueen, Fess Parker
13. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
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2
The Thomas Crown Affair
TV-14
10
2

Thomas Crown is a bored millionaire who executes a brilliant bank heist without having to do any of the work himself. He soon finds himself matching wits against a beautiful insurance investigator named Vicki Anderson, who is from the bank’s insurance company. In order to understand Vicki’s agenda, he devises another robbery, similar to his first, although he is not sure if he will be able to get away a second time.

As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas Crown
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Paul Burke, Jack Weston, Biff McGuire
14. Nevada Smith (1966)
10
2
Nevada Smith
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Nevada Smith
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Martin Landau, Steve McQueen, Arthur Kennedy, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Suzanne Pleshette
15. The Towering Inferno (1974)
11
2
The Towering Inferno
PG
11
2

A massive fire breaks out during the opening ceremony of the world’s biggest skyscraper, and it threatens to destroy not only the tower but also everyone inside. The city’s rescue teams try their best to fight the fire and save the people trapped inside. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Chief O'Hallorhan
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
16. Tom Horn (1980)
11
2
Tom Horn
R
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Tom Horn
Director:
William Wiard
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Romance, Western
Star Cast:
Slim Pickens, Linda Evans, Steve McQueen, Billy Green Bush, Richard Farnsworth
17. Soldier in the Rain (1963)
10
2
Soldier in the Rain
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Eustis Clay
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Adam West, Jackie Gleason, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld, Tony Bill
18. Le Mans (1971)
11
2
Le Mans
G
11
2

Filmed in France in 1970, at the 24-hour endurance race at Le Mans that takes place annually, the fast-paced story revolves around Michael Delaney, a Porche driver who is yet to overcome the memory of an accident that took place at the same event, previous year, when a competing driver lost his life. Not just this, Delaney also finds himself infatuated to Elga Andersen, the man's widow. The story also gives a glimpse of the race-long rivalry of Delaney with Erich, his Ferrari-driving archnemesis.

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Delaney
Director:
Lee H. Katzin
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Sport, Action
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Elga Andersen, Siegfried Rauch, Fred Haltiner
19. Junior Bonner (1972)
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2
Junior Bonner
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Junior 'JR' Bonner
Director:
Sam Peckinpah
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Ida Lupino, Robert Preston, Ben Johnson, Joe Don Baker
20. The Reivers (1969)
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2
The Reivers
PG-13
10
2

At the turn of the 20th century in Mississippi, Lucius McCaslin, an 11-year old boy embarks on a journey that will stay with him forever. His grandfather, Boss, buys a car and Boon, a local handyman, is hell-bent on getting behind the wheels. As soon as Boss goes out of town on a trip, Boon approaches pliable Lucius and takes him on a road trip along with Ned. While on the road  that not only face the hazards of driving but also a surge of guilt.

As:
Cast
Role:
Boon Hogganbeck
Director:
Mark Rydell
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Ladd, Steve McQueen, Michael Constantine, Ruth White, Sharon Farrell
21. The War Lover (1962)
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2
The War Lover
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
'Buzz' / Buzz Rickson
Director:
Philip Leacock
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Michael Crawford, Robert Wagner, Steve McQueen, Shirley Anne Field, Gary Cockrell
22. The Blob (1958)
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2
The Blob
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Andrews (as Steven McQueen)
Director:
Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., Russell S. Doughten Jr.
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Olin Howland, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe, Stephen Chase
23. The Hunter (1980)
9
2
The Hunter
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Papa Thorson
Director:
Buzz Kulik
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Biography, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Ben Johnson, Kevin Hagen, LeVar Burton
24. Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)
9
2
Baby the Rain Must Fall
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Thomas
Director:
Robert Mulligan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lee Remick, Steve McQueen, Paul Fix, Josephine Hutchinson, Don Murray
25. Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (2015)
9
2
Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans
TV-MA
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Gabriel Clarke, John McKenna
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Steve McQueen, Neile Adams, Chad McQueen
26. The Honeymoon Machine (1961)
9
2
The Honeymoon Machine
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Ferguson 'Fergie' Howard
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Dean Jagger, Jim Hutton, Paula Prentiss, Brigid Bazlen
27. The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)
9
2
The St. Louis Bank Robbery
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
George Fowler
Director:
Charles Guggenheim, John Stix
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Crahan Denton, David Clarke, James Dukas, Molly McCarthy
29. Girl on the Run (1953)
8
2
Girl on the Run
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur J. Beckhard, Joseph Lee
Genres:
Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Frank Albertson, Harry Bannister, Richard Coogan, Rosemary Pettit
30. Never Love a Stranger (1958)
8
2
Never Love a Stranger
8
2

Never Love a Stranger is a romantic drama crime film which tells the story of an orphan who was raised in the Catholic faith, in an orphanage. He soon gets romantically involved with the maid of his Jewish friend. He comes to know that he is Jewish as well. However, when he learns that due to this, he will be removed from the orphanage, he decides to run away and turns to a life of crime.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Cabell
Director:
Robert Stevens
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
John Drew Barrymore, Steve McQueen, Robert Bray, Lita Milan, Salem Ludwig
31. Dixie Dynamite (1976)
8
2
Dixie Dynamite
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Frost
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Stanley Adams, Warren Oates, Christopher George, Jane Anne Johnstone
32. I Am Steve McQueen (2014)
10
2
I Am Steve McQueen
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Jeff Renfroe
Genres:
Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
Kristin Kreuk, Robert Downey Jr., Pierce Brosnan, Steve McQueen, Zoë Bell

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Steven McQueen Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Winner World Film Favorite - Male 1970
Winner World Film Favorite - Male 1967