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List of Yul Brynner Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Ten Commandments (1956)
47
6
The Ten Commandments
G
47
6

Infant Moses, set adrift in Nile to escape slaughter of first-born Hebrew males, is raised by Pharaoh Sethi’s sister and is disliked by Prince Ramses II. After discovering his Hebrew origins, he is banished from Egypt. As his divine mission is revealed, Moses returns to Egypt to liberate enslaved Hebrews and leads them to Mount Sinai where he receives God’s Ten Commandments.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rameses
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
2. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
44
3
The Magnificent Seven
TV-PG
44
3

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:
Chris Larabee Adams
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Eli Wallach, Steven McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Steve McQueen, Horst Buchholz
3. The King and I (1956)
42
2
The King and I
G
42
2

Academy Awards-winning film follows the widowed Welsh teacher Anna Leonowen who is appointed English tutor for the children of King Mongkut of Siam. Their different outlooks lead to frequent conflicts as King frowns on influence of foreign culture. She convinces the King to host the visiting British delegation in European style and helps make preparation. Despite their differences, eventually Anna earns his respect. 

As:
Cast
Role:
King Mongkut of Siam
Director:
Walter Lang
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Biography, Musical
Star Cast:
Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
4. Westworld (1973)
31
4
Westworld
PG
31
4

At the innovative high-tech amusement park, ‘Westworld,’ rich patrons pay to experience their fantasies through life-like robots. Two friends, Blaine and Martin, arrive at the park to enjoy wild actions of West with gunslinger robots. But when the park’s computer system develops fault, Blaine and Martin find their vacation turning into nightmare as they are stalked by the indestructible, menacing gunslinger robot.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gunslinger
Director:
Genres:
Western, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Brolin, Dick Van Patten, Majel Barrett, Richard Benjamin, Norman Bartold, Alan Oppenheimer
5. Anastasia (1956)
28
5
Anastasia
28
5
As:
Cast
Role:
General Sergei Pavlovich Bounine
Director:
Anatole Litvak
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Ingrid Bergman, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt
6. Taras Bulba (1962)
37
4
Taras Bulba
37
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Taras Bulba
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Adventure, History, Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Curtis, Sam Wanamaker, Brad Dexter, Christine Kaufmann
7. The Journey (1959)
22
2
The Journey
22
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Major Surov
Director:
Anatole Litvak
Genres:
Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
8. The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
25
3
The Brothers Karamazov
TV-PG
25
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dmitri Karamazov
Director:
Richard Brooks
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Lee J. Cobb, Claire Bloom, Maria Schell
12. Bitka na Neretvi (1969)
11
4
Bitka na Neretvi
G
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Vlado
Director:
Veljko Bulajic
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Franco Nero, Orson Welles, Hardy Krüger, Sylva Koscina
14. Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
22
2
Invitation to a Gunfighter
22
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jules Gaspard d'Estaing
Director:
Richard Wilson
Genres:
Romance, Western
Star Cast:
Janice Rule, Clifford David, George Segal, Alfred Ryder
15. The Sound and the Fury (1959)
18
2
The Sound and the Fury
18
2

Based on the 1929 novel of the same name by William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury is a 1959 American drama film which tells us the story of the Compson Family, as they are going through a financial and economic ruin. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jason Compson
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joanne Woodward, Ethel Waters, Margaret Leighton, Stuart Whitman
17. Villa Rides (1968)
15
2
Villa Rides
R
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pancho Villa
Director:
Buzz Kulik
Genres:
War, Western
Star Cast:
Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson, Herbert Lom, Maria Grazia Buccella
18. Kings of the Sun (1963)
19
3
Kings of the Sun
19
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Chief Black Eagle
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
History, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
George Chakiris, James Coburn, Richard Basehart, Brad Dexter, Shirley Anne Field
20. Solomon and Sheba (1959)
16
4
Solomon and Sheba
16
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Solomon
Director:
Genres:
History, War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, David Farrar, Marisa Pavan
21. Le serpent (1973)
10
3
Le serpent
PG
10
3

High ranking KGB official, Aleksey Teodorovic Vlassov, defects and claims to have a list of double agents embedded in Western Europe, including NATO. During the debriefing, he is questioned by DCI Allan Davies and MI6 representative Philip Boyle who doubt his claims. But as people on the list start mysteriously dying Vlassov’s true intentions are revealed. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Alexei Vlassov
Director:
Henri Verneuil
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Dirk Bogarde, Philippe Noiret, Michel Bouquet
22. Escape from Zahrain (1962)
13
1
Escape from Zahrain
13
1

Escape from Zahrain is an action adventure film, which tells the story of a group of revolutionary college students who rescue a captured guerrilla fighter after his execution is order by the leader of the country.  After the rescue, they attempt to get him to a safe location outside the country. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sharif
Director:
Ronald Neame
Genres:
Drama, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
James Mason, Sal Mineo, Anthony Caruso, Jack Warden
23. Once More, with Feeling! (1960)
11
3
Once More, with Feeling!
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Victor Fabian
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mervyn Johns, Geoffrey Toone, Kay Kendall, Maxwell Shaw
24. The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
21
1
The Ultimate Warrior
R
21
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Carson
Director:
Robert Clouse
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Max von Sydow, William Smith, Joanna Miles, Richard Kelton
25. The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
11
3
The Light at the Edge of the World
PG
11
3

A group of sadistic pirates take over an isolated lighthouse on a rocky island, overpowering its small crew, and turn off the light with the aim of salvaging the wrecked ships. However, one of the lighthouse crew, Will Denton, manages to escape and teams with an Italian wreck survivor in an attempt to stop the wreckers.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kongre
Director:
Kevin Billington
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Samantha Eggar, Jean-Claude Drouot, Fernando Rey
26. The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)
10
2
The Madwoman of Chaillot
G
10
2

Adapted from Jean Giraudoux’s 1945 play La Folle de Chaillot, the movie follows Countess Aurelia and her three friends as they learn about a big conspiracy to drill oil from beneath the streets of Paris. The women decide to take action against the powerful men that include financiers, military men, and a religious opportunist by putting them on trial for crime against society.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
27. The Long Duel (1967)
14
2
The Long Duel
14
2

In order to protest against British oppression and tyranny, a tribal leader becomes a bandit.  The policeman assigned to the case is quite impressed by his integrity and ingenuity, and is determined to arrest him alive, rather than dead, as his superiors might wish. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sultan
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Andrew Keir, Charlotte Rampling
28. Futureworld (1976)
16
2
Futureworld
PG
16
2

An employee working at a futuristic theme park is killed after uncovering its dark secrets. However, before his death, he manages to tip off two reporters named Chuck and Tracy. They try to do an undercover investigation and get to the bottom of the nefarious agenda, which includes human cloning and robotics.  

As:
Cast
Role:
The Gunslinger
Director:
Richard T. Heffron
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill, John P. Ryan
29. Adiós, Sabata (1970)
13
3
Adiós, Sabata
GP
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sabata / Indio Black
Director:
Gianfranco Parolini
Genres:
War, Western, Action
Star Cast:
Gérard Herter, Ignazio Spalla, Dean Reed, Sal Borgese
31. The Double Man (1967)
12
2
The Double Man
12
2

This 1967 spy thriller film revolves around a CIA agent investigating a fatal ‘accident’ that killed his son. Upon realizing that it is not an accident but a murder, he also discovers a big Russian conspiracy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dan Slater / Kalmar
Director:
Franklin J. Schaffner
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Britt Ekland, Moira Lister, Anton Diffring, Clive Revill
32. Surprise Package (1960)
10
1
Surprise Package
10
1

Due to his criminal activities, a gangster is exiled from the United States, and is sent back to the Greek island which is his place of birth.  There, a corrupt local police chief keeps an eye on him. Meanwhile he meets a king and attempts to purchase few jewels for a million dollars. However, when he wires for the money to his associates back in the US, they decide to double cross him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nico March
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mitzi Gaynor, Noël Coward, George Coulouris, Eric Pohlmann
33. Poppies Are Also Flowers (1966)
11
2
Poppies Are Also Flowers
GP
11
2

This television film revolves around Narcotics agents who work for the UN, as they attempt to trace heroin shipments from the Afghanistan-Iran border to the main European distributor. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Salem
Director:
Terence Young
Genres:
Action, Mystery, Drama, Crime
34. Port of New York (1949)
8
5
Port of New York
8
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Vicola
Director:
Laslo Benedek
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
K.T. Stevens, Scott Brady, Richard Rober, Arthur Blake
35. Catlow (1971)
10
1
Catlow
PG-13
10
1

Catlow is a Western comedy film which revolves around an outlaw who is making his way to Mexico, to pull off a robbery worth $ 2 million. However, his friend Marshall and a ruthless bounty hunter is in pursuit of him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Catlow
Director:
Sam Wanamaker
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Leonard Nimoy, Richard Crenna, Daliah Lavi, Jo Ann Pflug
36. Return of the Magnificent Seven (1966)
13
4
Return of the Magnificent Seven
13
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris
Director:
Burt Kennedy
Genres:
Western, Action
Star Cast:
Claude Akins, Robert Fuller, Warren Oates, Julián Mateos
37. Flight from Ashiya (1964)
11
1
Flight from Ashiya
11
1

Set in the 1960s, this film revolves around a flight crew’s mission to rescue the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan, during a typhoon. 

As:
Cast
Role:
TSgt. Mike Takashima
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Adventure, War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Widmark, George Chakiris, Paul Frees, Suzy Parker, Shirley Knight
39. The File of the Golden Goose (1969)
6
2
The File of the Golden Goose
PG-13
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Novak
Director:
Sam Wanamaker
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Adrienne Corri, Charles Gray, Edward Woodward, John Barrie
40. Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
7
1
Romance of a Horsethief
PG
7
1

In 1905, a Russian battalion under Capt. Stoloff takes over a Polish town on the Russian border. The Jewish residents, who deal in horse-stealing under Kifke’s leadership, suddenly find their livelihood taken away when the Cossacks requisition all horses for the Russia-Japan war. Naomi, Just back from France, motivates the town to repel, in which Zanvill, who is in love with Naomi, supports her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Stoloff
Director:
Abraham Polonsky
Genres:
History, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Birkin, Eli Wallach, David Opatoshu, Lainie Kazan
41. Death Rage (1976)
8
2
Death Rage
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Marciani
Director:
Antonio Margheriti
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Martin Balsam, Giacomo Furia, Massimo Ranieri, Barbara Bouchet

TV Movie(s)

1. General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (1954)
11
2
General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Levy
Genres:
History, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Florence Henderson, Jack Benny, Mary Martin, Anna Lee

TV Shows and Videos

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors (1944)
Mr. Jones and His Neighbors
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Jones (unknown episodes)
Anna and the King (1972)
Anna and the King
As:
Cast
Role:
King Mongkut / ... (13 episodes, 1972)
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mako Iwamatsu, Keye Luke, Samantha Eggar, Mako, Eric Shea
Mr. I. Magination (1949)
Mr. I. Magination
As:
Director
Director:
Yul Brynner
Genres:
Family, Western
Star Cast:
Paul Tripp, Donald Harris, Robin Morgan, Ted Tiller, Richard Trask

Yul Brynner Awards

Academy Awards
The King and I Best Actor in a Leading Role 1957