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List of Werner Klemperer Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
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Judgment at Nuremberg
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This is a dramatized version of 3rd Nuremberg trial for war crimes held by the US authorities after WWII. Four German judges, who officiated during the Nazi regime, are tried before Chief Trial Judge Dan Haywood for crimes against humanity. Haywood has the most challenging task of deciding whether they are guilty of international crimes or were observing the orders of their government. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
War, Drama
2. The Wrong Man (1956)
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The Wrong Man
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2

The Wrong Man is a drama film which revolves around an innocent musician named Christopher Emmanuel, who is arrested after he is mistaken for a robber. Although his attorney works to prove his innocence, the case threatens to destroy his family before he can be declared not guilty.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Dean Stanton, Vera Miles, Harold J. Stone, Anthony Quayle
3. Ship of Fools (1965)
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Ship of Fools
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Vivien Leigh, Lee Marvin, José Ferrer, Oskar Werner, Simone Signoret
4. Death of a Scoundrel (1956)
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Death of a Scoundrel
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2

Former Czech refugee and wealthy businessman Clementi Sabourin ends up being murdered. The police come to investigate but as his past is revealed, it turns out that he was responsible for his brother’s death and became rich by lying, cheating, and blackmailing people. Finding his killer with so many suspects proves to be difficult.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Martin
Genres:
Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Nancy Gates, Victor Jory
5. The Goddess (1958)
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The Goddess
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2

Raised by an indifferent single mother, Emily Ann leads a poor, lonely and friendless life. But born with a sensual sexuality, she marries young and later moves to Hollywood, where she becomes known as Rita Shawn, the glamorous superstar sex goddess. But lack of emotional connections in her personal life and a series of broken relationships continue to plague her, making her self-destructive.  

As:
Cast
Director:
John Cromwell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Kim Stanley, Steven Hill, Betty Lou Holland, Joan Copeland
6. Houseboat (1958)
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2
Houseboat
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Melville Shavelson
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Harry Guardino, Martha Hyer, Eduardo Ciannelli
7. Tunnel 28 (1962)
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2
Tunnel 28
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Brunner
Director:
Robert Siodmak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Don Murray, Christine Kaufmann, Carl Schell, Ingrid van Bergen
9. Dark Intruder (1965)
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Dark Intruder
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2

After a series of mysterious murders take place, an occult expert is called by the police along with his assistant to help them uncover what is going on.

As:
Cast
Director:
Harvey Hart
Genres:
Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Peter Mark Richman, Judi Meredith, Gilbert Green, Charles Bolender
10. The High Cost of Loving (1958)
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The High Cost of Loving
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2

The High Cost of Loving is a satirical comedy film which tells the story of an office worker who starts feeling that he might be losing his job soon. Things get interesting when at the same time, his wife announces that she might be pregnant with their first child, after nine years of marriage.

As:
Cast
Director:
José Ferrer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands, Jim Backus, José Ferrer, Joanne Gilbert
11. Istanbul (1957)
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Istanbul
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2

Istanbul is an adventure drama film which revolves around an American pilot who was suspected of diamond smuggling, after which he was deported from Turkey. When he returns to Istanbul after a long time, he finds his lover alive, whom he thought was dead.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Pevney
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir, Adventure, Romance, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Errol Flynn, Torin Thatcher, Leif Erickson, Cornell Borchers, John Bentley
12. 5 Steps to Danger (1957)
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2
5 Steps to Danger
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Simmons
Director:
Henry S. Kesler
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Thriller, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Gaines, Sterling Hayden, Ruth Roman, Charles Davis,
13. Operation Eichmann (1961)
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Operation Eichmann
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2

Operation Eichmann is a drama film which is a highly fictionalized account of the life of the Nazi official Adolf Eichmann, who is known as one of the main architects behind the Holocaust.

As:
Cast
Role:
Adolf Eichmann
Director:
R.G. Springsteen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Braeden, John Banner, Donald Buka, Ruta Lee
14. Youngblood Hawke (1964)
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2
Youngblood Hawke
10
2

Youngblood Hawke is a 1964 drama film, which tells the story of a truck driver from Kentucky who comes to New York City to become a hot-shot writer.

As:
Cast
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, James Franciscus, Mary Astor, Geneviève Page, Suzanne Pleshette
16. Flight to Hong Kong (1956)
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2
Flight to Hong Kong
9
2

Tony Dumont who works for an international crime syndicate double-crosses his boss, and disappears with a load of diamonds. However, the Syndicate’s men as well as the Hong Kong police are on his pursuit.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph M. Newman
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Rory Calhoun, Barbara Rush, Pat Conway, Dolores Donlon
17. The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (1968)
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The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Klaus
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Crane, John Banner, Joey Forman, Leon Askin, Elke Sommer
18. The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez (1991)
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The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Sellars
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Gallagher, Ron Vawter

TV Movie(s)

2. Wake Me When the War Is Over (1969)
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Wake Me When the War Is Over
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Major Erich Mueller
Director:
Gene Nelson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, Hans Conried, Ken Berry, Danielle De Metz
3. The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies (1981)
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The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert M. Leeds
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Buddy Ebsen, Heather Locklear, Imogene Coca, Donna Douglas, Nancy Kulp

Animation(s)

Queen Esther (1992)
Queen Esther
As:
Cast
Role:
Haman (voice)
Director:
Don Lusk, Ray Patterson
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Adrienne Barbeau, Dean Jones, Ron Rifkin, Helen Slater

TV Shows and Videos

G.E. True (1962)
G.E. True
As:
Cast
Director:
William Conrad, Jack Webb, Robert M. Leeds
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
The Alaskans (1959)
The Alaskans
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Sparr, Charles F. Haas, Jesse Hibbs, Robert Gordon, Robert B. Sinclair
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Roger Moore, Claude Akins, Ray Danton, Jeff York, Dorothy Provine
The Dakotas (1962)
The Dakotas
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles R. Rondeau, Richard C. Sarafian, Robert Totten, Paul Landres, Stuart Heisler
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Dennis Hopper, Telly Savalas, Claude Akins, Chad Everett, Emile Avery, Jack Elam, Michael Greene
How to Marry a Millionaire (1957)
How to Marry a Millionaire
As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Dare, Lester Vail, Peter Tewksbury, Bernard Wiesen
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Lori Nelson, Merry Anders
Troubleshooters (1959)
Troubleshooters
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Bob Mathias, Robert Fortier, Forrest Compton, Chet Allen
Border Patrol (1959)
Border Patrol
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Richard Webb, Peter Mamakos, Rico Alaniz, Don Gordon,
Behind Closed Doors (1958)
Behind Closed Doors
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Denver Pyle, John Banner, John Sutton, Sue England, Bruce Gordon, Jacques Aubuchon
The New Adventures of China Smith (1954)
The New Adventures of China Smith
As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Rita Moreno, Dan Duryea, Nestor Paiva, Keith McConnell, Regina Gleason
Lost in Space (1965)
Lost in Space
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Harris, Irving J. Moore, Sutton Roley, Anton Leader, Ezra Stone
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kurt Russell, John Carradine, Mark Goddard, Angela Cartwright, Marta Kristen, Guy Williams
The Secret Files of Captain Video (1953)
The Secret Files of Captain Video
As:
Cast
Role:
Meister (1 episode, 1953)
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Family, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Don Hastings, Al Hodge, Ben Lackland, Grant Sullivan
Secret File, U.S.A. (1955)
Secret File, U.S.A.
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Alda, Agnes Bernelle, Rob de Vries, Lous Hensen
Peter Loves Mary (1960)
Peter Loves Mary
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bea Benaderet, Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, John Fiedler
Mr. Sunshine (1986)
Mr. Sunshine
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Tambor, Nan Martin, Cecilia Hart, Brian Benben

Werner Klemperer Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Hogan's Heroes Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series 1969
Hogan's Heroes Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Comedy 1968