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List of William Holden Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
41
3
Sunset Blvd.
41
3

Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star living a reclusive life, is desperate to make a comeback and hires small-time screenwriter Joe to improve the script she is preparing. She convinces him to move into her Sunset Boulevard mansion, but erupts into a violent rage after he falls for young script reader Betty.

Role:
Joe Gillis
Directed By:
2. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
41
4
The Bridge on the River Kwai
41
4

After Japanese commandant Colonel Saito orders British POWs to build a railway bridge over the River Kwai, senior British officer Colonel Nicholson initially opposes illegal use of prisoners but later convinces fellow soldiers against delay-tactics in order to prove British superiority. Meanwhile, escaped US commander Shears is forced to join a four-man commando mission to destroy the bridge.

Role:
Cmdr. Shears
Starring:
Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Hawkins, James Donald
Directed By:
3. Stalag 17 (1953)
43
2
Stalag 17
43
2

During WWII, two American airmen trying to escape German POW camp at Stalag 17, are caught and killed. The remaining prisoners think they have a traitor amidst them and they suspect Sergeant Sefton to be an informer as he often traded with the guards for small privileges. When Sefton receives rough treatment from fellow prisoners, he decides to find the real culprit.

Role:
Sgt. J.J. Sefton
Starring:
Peter Graves, Otto Preminger, Don Taylor, Robert Strauss, Harvey Lembeck
Directed By:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
4. The Wild Bunch (1969)
35
3
The Wild Bunch
R
35
3

A gang of aging outlaws led by Pike Bishop escapes to Mexico after they are ambushed by Pike’s former partner Deke Thornton who is leading a group of bounty hunters. There they encounter the tyrannical General Mapache. A violent end awaits all as they are forced to work with Mapache and Thornton catches up to them. 

Role:
Pike Bishop
Starring:
Ernest Borgnine, Edmond O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Warren Oates
Directed By:
Sam Peckinpah
5. Network (1976)
26
3
Network
R
26
3

Aging Howard Beale, the longtime anchor of UBS Evening News, learns that he will be fired in two weeks due to declining ratings and decides to go on a rant about his feelings on live television. Noticing the spike in viewership and ratings, network executives decide to exploit his emotional outbursts by taking the show to a new extreme.

Role:
Max Schumacher
Starring:
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
6. Sabrina (1954)
30
3
Sabrina
30
3

Sabrina, the young daughter of the family’s chauffeur, is in love with the master’s playboy son, David. David on his part continues to consider her a child until she returns home after a two year stint in Paris. By then, he is engaged to be married and the wedding is important for the family business. Then there is also Linus, David’s older brother. 

Role:
David Larrabee
Starring:
Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Marion Ross, Benny Hill, Walter Hampden, John Williams
Directed By:
7. Picnic (1956)
37
4
Picnic
TV-PG
37
4

Picnic is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Hal Carter, who arrives in a small town in Kansas, to meet his friend Alan. Alan promises Hal a job, and invites him to the town’s Labor Day picnic. Things get complicated when Hal is attracted to Alan’s girlfriend.

Role:
Hal Carter
Starring:
Cliff Robertson, Rosalind Russell, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg, Kim Novak
Directed By:
Joshua Logan
9. Born Yesterday (1950)
24
5
Born Yesterday
24
5

This romantic comedy drama film tells the story of Harry Brock, an arrogant business tycoon who hires a journalist named Paul Verall, to teach his girlfriend proper etiquette and make her more presentable. Soon Verall comes to relize that Harry is a corrupt crook, and meanwhile, Harry’s girlfriend starts to develop feelings for Verall.

Role:
Paul Verrall
Starring:
Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John, Frank Otto
Directed By:
11. The Earthling (1980)
26
3
The Earthling
PG
26
3
Role:
Patrick Foley
Starring:
Jack Thompson, Alwyn Kurts, Ricky Schroder, Olivia Hamnett
Directed By:
Peter Collinson
12. The Horse Soldiers (1959)
24
3
The Horse Soldiers
24
3

The Horse Soldiers is an adventure war film which tells the story of Colonel John Marlowe, who faces a lot of obstacles while leading his team of Union Cavalry soldiers to destroy enemy railroads. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the mission turns out to be way harder than his expectations.

Role:
Maj. Henry Kendall
Starring:
John Wayne, Denver Pyle, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt, Hoot Gibson
Directed By:
13. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
32
3
The Bridges at Toko-Ri
32
3

Set during the Korean War, The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a war drama film which revolves around a Navy fighter pilot who has been assigned for a dangerous bombing mission over North Korea. However, he has mixed feelings towards this mission, as he is suffering from battle fatigue, and longs to return to civilian life and live with Nancy, his wife.

Role:
Lt. Harry Brubaker
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Robert Strauss
Directed By:
Mark Robson
14. Reconnaissance Pilot (1943)
14
5
Reconnaissance Pilot
14
5
Role:
Lt. Packard A. Cummings (uncredited)
Starring:
Ralph Byrd, Kim Hunter, Walter Baldwin, Selmer Jackson
15. The World of Suzie Wong (1960)
26
4
The World of Suzie Wong
26
4
Role:
Robert Lomax
Starring:
Michael Wilding, Sylvia Syms, Nancy Kwan, Jacqueline Chan
Directed By:
Richard Quine
16. Apartment for Peggy (1948)
14
2
Apartment for Peggy
14
2

This comedy-drama film tells the story of Henry Barnes, a philosophy professor, who becomes suicidal after losing all hope in life. However, when he meets a young couple, Peggy and Jason Taylor, his views about his life start to change. 

Role:
Jason Taylor
Starring:
Jeanne Crain, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Griff Barnett
Directed By:
George Seaton
17. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
30
3
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
30
3
Role:
Mark Elliott
Starring:
Jennifer Jones, Isobel Elsom, Torin Thatcher, Murray Matheson
Directed By:
Henry King, Otto Lang
18. Breezy (1973)
24
5
Breezy
R
24
5
Role:
Frank Harmon
Starring:
Clint Eastwood, Kay Lenz, Roger C. Carmel, Marj Dusay
Directed By:
19. Dear Ruth (1947)
15
3
Dear Ruth
15
3
Role:
Lt. William Seacroft
Starring:
Edward Arnold, Billy De Wolfe, Mona Freeman, Joan Caulfield
Directed By:
William D. Russell
20. The Country Girl (1954)
15
4
The Country Girl
15
4

The Country Girl is a musical drama film which tells the story of Frank Elgin, a fading actor who gets an opportunity to make a comeback when director Bernie Dodd offers him the leading role in his new musical. However, Frank finds himself very insecure and begins to turn to alcohol. Frank’s wife Georgie finds it harder and harder to cope with her husband’s lack of spirit, and feels that Bernie is responsible for all his troubles.  

Role:
Bernie Dodd
Starring:
Bing Crosby, George Chakiris, Grace Kelly, Gene Reynolds, Anthony Ross
Directed By:
George Seaton
21. The Devil's Brigade (1968)
24
3
The Devil's Brigade
24
3

During the Second World War, an elite group of Canadian commandos is teamed up with an American squad consisting of convicts from military prisons. Although initially they don’t get along with each other, eventually they develop a friendship, and soon, they are sent on a dangerous mission together to Italy.

Role:
Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick
Starring:
Claude Akins, Richard Dawson, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
22. Rachel and the Stranger (1948)
20
5
Rachel and the Stranger
20
5
Role:
Big Davey
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Loretta Young, Tom Tully, Gary Gray
Directed By:
Norman Foster
23. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
23
4
Escape from Fort Bravo
23
4
Role:
Capt. Roper
Starring:
Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe, William Demarest, William Campbell
Directed By:
John Sturges
24. Golden Boy (1939)
15
2
Golden Boy
15
2

Although Joe Bonaparte is an excellent violin player, he decides to pursue a career in boxing instead. His father however tries to convince him not to throw away his musical talent, but he continues to pursue his boxing career till a tragedy occurs in the ring.

Role:
Joe Bonaparte
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Lee J. Cobb, Adolphe Menjou, Joseph Calleia
Directed By:
Rouben Mamoulian
25. Streets of Laredo (1949)
17
3
Streets of Laredo
TV-PG
17
3

Set in 1878 Texas, the film shows three western outlaw buddies, Jim, Lorn and Wahoo, saving a young orphan girl from a ruthless racketeer. They then take her to a rancher to be brought up in his ranch. Later Jim and Wahoo become rangers, while Lorn continues with his old ways. Meanwhile the girl grows up to be a beautiful woman. 

Role:
Jim Dawkins
Starring:
Stanley Ridges, William Bendix, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman
Directed By:
Leslie Fenton
26. The Towering Inferno (1974)
18
6
The Towering Inferno
PG
18
6

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. 

Role:
Jim Duncan
Starring:
Steven McQueen, Paul Newman, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Wagner, Mike Lookinland, O. J. Simpson, Fred Astaire
Directed By:
John Guillermin
27. Father Is a Bachelor (1950)
15
2
Father Is a Bachelor
15
2
Role:
Johnny Rutledge
Starring:
Charles Winninger, Stuart Erwin, Coleen Gray, Mary Jane Saunders
Directed By:
Norman Foster, Abby Berlin
28. Fedora (1978)
12
2
Fedora
PG
12
2
Role:
Barry Detweiler
Starring:
Arlene Francis, Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, Frances Sternhagen, Marthe Keller
Directed By:
29. Union Station (1950)
15
3
Union Station
15
3
Role:
Lt. William Calhoun
Starring:
Barry Fitzgerald, Lyle Bettger, Nancy Olson, Jan Sterling
Directed By:
Rudolph Maté
30. Alvarez Kelly (1966)
22
2
Alvarez Kelly
22
2
Role:
Alvarez Kelly
Starring:
Richard Widmark, Scatman Crothers, Janice Rule, Patrick O'Neal
Directed By:
Edward Dmytryk
31. The Turning Point (1952)
13
2
The Turning Point
13
2

District attorney, John Conroy, is tasked to bring down a crime syndicate but the mob has connections in high places, making his task difficult. He gets help in the form of journalist Jerry McKibbon, who also finds himself being hindered by political corruption. Will the two succeed especially after an assassin is hired to kill McKibbon?

Role:
Jerry McKibbon
Starring:
Alexis Smith, Carolyn Jones, Edmond O'Brien, Tom Tully, Ed Begley
Directed By:
William Dieterle
32. Prison Farm (1938)
11
2
Prison Farm
11
2
Starring:
J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Nolan, John Howard, Porter Hall
Directed By:
Louis King
33. Texas (1941)
13
3
Texas
13
3

While traveling to Texas, ex-confederates Tod and Dan stumble upon a stagecoach robbery, and after snatching the loot from the robbers the two go separate ways. When they meet later, Tod is an honest ranch-helper, while Dan, now a rustler, is trying to steal Tod’s cattle. Also, both are vying for the same girl. Can they continue to be the friends they were?

 

Role:
Dan Thomas
Starring:
Glenn Ford, George Bancroft, Claire Trevor, Edgar Buchanan
Directed By:
George Marshall
34. Arizona (1940)
10
2
Arizona
10
2

In early 1862, Phoebe Titus is the only American woman in the Arizona Territory to run her own freight company. She and a young Peter Muncie fall in love but Peter leaves to explore California. In the meantime, a dandy named Jefferson Carteret teams up with Phoebe’s competitor Ward to bring down Phoebe by any means necessary. 

Role:
Peter Muncie
Starring:
Jean Arthur, Warren William, Porter Hall, Edgar Buchanan
Directed By:
Wesley Ruggles
35. Our Town (1940)
13
3
Our Town
13
3
Role:
George Gibbs
Starring:
Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter, Thomas Mitchell, Martha Scott
Directed By:
Sam Wood
36. Boots Malone (1952)
11
2
Boots Malone
11
2
Role:
Boots Malone
Starring:
Stanley Clements, Basil Ruysdael, Ralph Dumke, Carl Benton Reid
Directed By:
William Dieterle
37. The Man from Colorado (1948)
13
2
The Man from Colorado
13
2
Role:
Del Stewart
Starring:
Glenn Ford, Denver Pyle, Ellen Drew, Edgar Buchanan, Ray Collins
Directed By:
Henry Levin
38. The Key (1958)
12
2
The Key
12
2

A war film set in 1941 during the Battle of the Atlantic, the film The Key is based on the 1951 novel Stella written by Jan de Hartog. The movie, which tells the love story of a former tugboat captain, was one of the most popular films in Britain in 1958. 

Role:
Capt. David Ross
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard, Michael Caine, Oskar Homolka
Directed By:
Carol Reed
39. Invisible Stripes (1939)
10
2
Invisible Stripes
10
2
Role:
Tim Taylor
Starring:
Humphrey Bogart, Jane Bryan, George Raft, Flora Robson
Directed By:
Lloyd Bacon
40. The 7th Dawn (1964)
15
2
The 7th Dawn
15
2

Ferris, Dhana and Ng were co-fighters and friends during the WWII. But their path has become divergent since then. Ferris is now a rich businessman enjoying the company of Dhana, now the head of a schoolteacher's union, while Ng has become a committed revolutionist. Trouble starts when Dhana is arrested for carrying explosive for the insurgents. 

Role:
Major Ferris
Starring:
Capucine, Michael Goodliffe, Susannah York, Tetsurô Tanba
Directed By:
Lewis Gilbert
41. Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949)
11
2
Miss Grant Takes Richmond
11
2

Dick Richmond, a bookie who uses phony realty business as a front, hires not-too-bright Ellen Grant as his secretary to cover-up his betting operations. Inadvertently, she involves the ‘realtor’ Richmond into a low-cost housing scheme when her friends are in need. Then, there is Peggy, Richmond’s ex-girlfriend, who is trying to get him back. Can Ellen help him out of this problem?

Role:
Dick Richmond
Starring:
Lucille Ball, James Gleason, Janis Carter, Gloria Henry
Directed By:
Lloyd Bacon
42. The Fleet's In (1942)
10
3
The Fleet's In
10
3
Role:
Casey Kirby
Starring:
Leif Erickson, Dorothy Lamour, Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton
Directed By:
Victor Schertzinger
43. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)
10
3
The Remarkable Andrew
10
3
Role:
Andrew Long
Starring:
Montagu Love, Gilbert Emery, Brian Donlevy, Ellen Drew
Directed By:
Stuart Heisler
44. The Moon Is Blue (1953)
11
4
The Moon Is Blue
TV-PG
11
4
Role:
Donald Gresham
Starring:
David Niven, Tom Tully, Dawn Addams, Maggie McNamara
Directed By:
45. Wild Rovers (1971)
14
3
Wild Rovers
GP
14
3
Role:
Ross Bodine
Starring:
Ryan O'Neal, Tom Skerritt, Karl Malden, Lynn Carlin
Directed By:
46. The Christmas Tree (1969)
12
2
The Christmas Tree
G
12
2
Role:
Laurent Ségur
Starring:
Bourvil, Mario Feliciani, Virna Lisi, Madeleine Damien
Directed By:
Terence Young
47. Toward the Unknown (1956)
12
2
Toward the Unknown
12
2

Toward the Unknown is a drama film which tells the story of a dishonored pilot, who is no longer allowed to fly. However, in order to clear his name, he takes part in an experimental aircraft test. 

Role:
Maj. Lincoln Bond
Starring:
James Garner, Paul Fix, Murray Hamilton, Charles McGraw
Directed By:
Mervyn LeRoy
48. Force of Arms (1951)
15
3
Force of Arms
15
3

Force of Arms is a romantic drama film, which tells the story of an American infantryman who is on leave, who falls in love with an officer from the Women’s Army Corps. 

Role:
Sgt. John 'Pete' Peterson
Starring:
Frank Lovejoy, Dick Wesson, Nancy Olson, Gene Evans
Directed By:
49. Forever Female (1953)
10
2
Forever Female
10
2

Broadway star Beatrice Page, who is past her prime, chooses a script about a mother and a teenage daughter, by promising playwright Stanley Krown. But she wants him to rewrite the young girl’s role more befitting her age. When Stanley shows reluctance, she gets her producer ex-husband to convince Stanley. But later, she accepts that she is more suitable for mother’s role. 

Role:
Stanley Krown
Starring:
George Reeves, Ginger Rogers, Marion Ross, James Gleason, Paul Douglas
Directed By:
Irving Rapper
50. Those Were the Days! (1940)
10
2
Those Were the Days!
10
2

Those Were the Days! is a romantic comedy film which takes us to the lives of Petey and Martha Simmons, who remember their first meeting and romance in college, on their 35th anniversary. The film shows their early life in a flashback.

Role:
P.J. 'Petey' Simmons
Starring:
William Frawley, Alan Ladd, Judith Barrett, Bonita Granville
Directed By:
Theodore Reed
51. S.O.B. (1981)
16
2
S.O.B.
R
16
2

Felix is a successful filmmaker who spends $30 million on a musical, but the project flops unexpectedly. Therefore, in order to revive his career, he decides to create an erotic film. Although Felix believes that it has the potential to become the most popular film till date, the only problem is that his lead actress Sally wants to maintain her good girl screen image.

Role:
Tim Culley
Starring:
Julie Andrews, Larry Hagman, Shelley Winters, Robert Loggia
Directed By:
52. The Lion (1962)
11
2
The Lion
11
2

Growing up in a Kenyan wildlife reserve with her mother and stepfather, 11-years-old Tina is comfortable with tribal customs and enjoys company of wild animals, especially her best friend, a lion. Worried that Tina is turning into a primitive, uncivilized girl, mother Christine calls Tina’s biological father, Robert, to help with Tina’s upbringing. But that may not be all that Christine wants.  

Role:
Robert Hayward
Starring:
Capucine, Trevor Howard, Pamela Franklin, Zamba
Directed By:
Jack Cardiff
53. Submarine Command (1951)
13
2
Submarine Command
13
2

Submarine Commander Ken White, remembers his early years in his navy career, when two of his men were killed while following his orders. Even though he receives a promotion, the events still continue to haunt him, and also affect his marriage. When the Korean War flares up, he is called back to active duty again, and lead the submarine once more. 

Role:
Lt. Cmdr. Ken White
Starring:
William Bendix, Don Taylor, Nancy Olson, Arthur Franz
Directed By:
54. Dear Wife (1949)
11
2
Dear Wife
11
2
Role:
Bill Seacroft
Starring:
Edward Arnold, Billy De Wolfe, Mona Freeman, Joan Caulfield
Directed By:
Richard Haydn
55. Blaze of Noon (1947)
10
3
Blaze of Noon
10
3

Based on the best-selling novel by aviator and writer Ernest K. Gann, this film is about early air mail operations. Four McDonald brothers are hired by an airlines to fly the national air mail for the country's Air Mail Service when the company spots them performing stunt flying at a carnival.  

Role:
Colin McDonald
Starring:
Anne Baxter, William Bendix, Sonny Tufts, Sterling Hayden
Directed By:
56. Damien: Omen II (1978)
14
2
Damien: Omen II
R
14
2

In order to inherit everything, the son of Satan, Damien, makes sure that he eliminates everyone who tries to reveal his true identity. Even the close relatives are not spared!

Role:
Richard Thorn
Starring:
Lee Grant, Leo McKern, Robert Foxworth, Jonathan Scott-Taylor
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Mike Hodges
57. Million Dollar Legs (1939)
10
2
Million Dollar Legs
10
2

In order to win back his girlfriend, a student named Greg decides to improve himself at sports. He tries to revive crew boat racing, but although his father, a billionaire, is the biggest donor of the college, he decides to do it without any help.

Starring:
Betty Grable, Jackie Coogan, Buster Crabbe, Donald O'Connor
Directed By:
Nick Grinde, Edward Dmytryk
58. The Dark Past (1948)
13
4
The Dark Past
13
4

Al Walker, a violent criminal, escapes after killing the prison warden, and with his gang, takes Dr. Andrew Collins, his family, and friends, hostage. While spending the night in Walker’s captivity, Collins, a police psychologist, gets him talking and learns about his recurring violent dream. The psychologist traces the roots of his dream to his childhood, helping him overcome the criminal mindset.

Role:
Al Walker
Starring:
Lois Maxwell, Lee J. Cobb, Nina Foch, Adele Jergens
Directed By:
Rudolph Maté
59. Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach (1953)
10
2
Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach
10
2
Starring:
Otto Preminger, Tom Tully, Dawn Addams, Johanna Matz
Directed By:
60. I Wanted Wings (1941)
10
2
I Wanted Wings
10
2

I Wanted Wings is a war drama film, which revolves around the lives of three different men, a playboy, a mechanic and a well-known football player, who join the US Army Air Corps.

Role:
Al Ludlow
Starring:
Ray Milland, Brian Donlevy, Wayne Morris, Constance Moore
Directed By:
Mitchell Leisen
61. Paris - When It Sizzles (1964)
11
5
Paris - When It Sizzles
11
5

Paris- When It Sizzles is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter, who tries to come up with a way to help him overcome his writer’s block.

Role:
Richard Benson / Rick
Starring:
Mel Ferrer, Tony Curtis, Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, Grégoire Aslan, Raymond Bussières
Directed By:
Richard Quine
62. Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
13
2
Satan Never Sleeps
13
2

During the Chinese Civil War in 1949, two priests Rev. O’Banion and Rev. Bovard are constantly harassed by members of the Communist People’s Party, led by their leader Ho San. He continues his persecution of the priests, but after he receives disturbing orders from his superiors, he begins to question his own ideology.

Role:
Father O'Banion
Starring:
France Nuyen, Clifton Webb, Athene Seyler, Martin Benson
Directed By:
Leo McCarey, David W. Orton
63. Meet the Stewarts (1942)
9
2
Meet the Stewarts
9
2
Role:
Michael Stewart
Starring:
Grant Mitchell, Frances Dee, Marjorie Gateson, Anne Revere
Directed By:
Alfred E. Green
64. The Revengers (1972)
13
3
The Revengers
PG
13
3

After a rancher’s family is massacred by a gang of outlaws, he decides to pay a team of convicts in order to take revenge against them. 

Role:
John Benedict
Starring:
Susan Hayward, Ernest Borgnine, Roger Hanin, Woody Strode
Directed By:
Daniel Mann
65. Open Season (1974)
10
4
Open Season
R
10
4

Three Vietnam veterans, who have got accustomed to violence, kidnap innocent pairs and brutalize and torture them on their two-weeks hunting trips every year. Then they allow the victims to escape only to hunt them down and kill. But the evil tormentors receive their retribution when the father of one of their earlier victims stalks them to take a vicious revenge. 

Starring:
Peter Fonda, John Phillip Law, Alberto de Mendoza, Richard Lynch
Directed By:
Peter Collinson
66. The Proud and Profane (1956)
10
5
The Proud and Profane
10
5

The Proud and the Profane is a romantic drama war film, which takes us to the time of the Second World War. It tells the story of a Red Cross volunteer Lee Ashley, who wants to find out the details of her husband’s death, and this leads her to New Caledonia. She eventually falls in love with Lt. Col. Colin Black, despite his harsh manner. 

Role:
Lt. Col. Colin Black
Starring:
Deborah Kerr, Claude Akins, Marion Ross, Thelma Ritter, Dewey Martin, William Redfield
Directed By:
George Seaton
67. Young and Willing (1943)
9
2
Young and Willing
9
2

Six struggling young actors share an apartment to make their ends meet. Their landlady soon provides them a play that was left long ago by an evicted tenant. However, soon it turns out that he is now a successful theater producer and is trying to rewrite his first play. Therefore, when the young actors come to know about this, they try to sell his own play to him.

Role:
Norman Reese
Starring:
Susan Hayward, Robert Benchley, Martha O'Driscoll, Eddie Bracken
Directed By:
Edward H. Griffith
68. Escape to Athena (1979)
9
2
Escape to Athena
PG
9
2
Starring:
Roger Moore, Claudia Cardinale, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Stefanie Powers
Directed By:
George P. Cosmatos
69. Ashanti (1979)
8
1
Ashanti
R
8
1
Starring:
Omar Sharif, Rex Harrison, Michael Caine, Peter Ustinov, Beverly Johnson
Directed By:
Richard Fleischer
70. Casino Royale (1967)
11
1
Casino Royale
TV-14
11
1

In this spy spoof, a retired James Bond is persuaded to rejoin the secret service to counter shadowy organization SMERSH, allegedly responsible for murdering secret agents. Sir James devises a plan to assemble a group of agents, all named James Bond 007, to confuse SMERSH. Each new Bond is assigned a specific role. Now Sir James must nab the brain behind SMERSH.  

Starring:
Ursula Andress, Peter Sellers, Orson Welles, Peter O'Toole, Geraldine Chaplin, John Huston, Jean-Paul Belmondo
Directed By:
71. When Time Ran Out... (1980)
7
1
When Time Ran Out...
PG
7
1
Role:
Shelby Gilmore
Starring:
Jacqueline Bisset, James Franciscus, Ernest Borgnine, Paul Newman, Edward Albert
Directed By:
James Goldstone

TV Movie(s)

1. The Blue Knight (1973)
16
2
The Blue Knight
16
2
Role:
Bumper Morgan
Starring:
Sam Elliott, Lee Remick, Joe Santos, Eileen Brennan, Lee Remick
Directed By:
Robert Butler
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series
2. 21 Hours at Munich (1976)
10
2
21 Hours at Munich
10
2
Role:
Chief of Police Manfred Schreiber
Starring:
Franco Nero, Richard Basehart, Anthony Quayle, Shirley Knight
Directed By:
William A. Graham

TV Shows and Videos

I Love Lucy (1951)
I Love Lucy
TV-G
Starring:
Elsa Lanchester, Jerry Mathers, Charles Boyer, Bea Benaderet, Mary Wickes, Barbara Eden, Vivian Vance
Directed By:
William Asher, Marc Daniels, James V. Kern
Lux Video Theatre (1950)
Lux Video Theatre
Starring:
Charlton Heston, Charles Bronson, Rock Hudson, Jayne Mansfield, James Dean, Vincent Price, Anne Bancroft
Directed By:
Richard Goode, Fielder Cook, Buzz Kulik, Earl Eby, Norman Morgan

William Holden Awards

Academy Awards
Stalag 17 Best Actor in a Leading Role 1954
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Blue Knight Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series 1974