Most Popular Titles With Gary Cooper
- Movies or TV
1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
2. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
3. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
Not Rated | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned.
Writers: Lew Wallace, June Mathis, Carey Wilson, Bess Meredyth, Katherine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell | Directors: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson
4. Wings (1927)
PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance, War
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.
Writers: John Monk Saunders, Hope Loring, Louis D. Lighton, Julian Johnson | Directors: William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston
6. The Westerner (1940)
Passed | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinergaroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders.
7. The Fountainhead (1949)
Approved | 114 min | Drama
An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.
8. Love in the Afternoon (1957)
Approved | 130 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Director Billy Wilder salutes his idol, Ernst Lubitsch, with this comedy about a middle-aged playboy fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.
9. Sergeant York (1941)
Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
True story of a hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.
10. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
Unrated | 170 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.
11. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
TV-G | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.
14. Man of the West (1958)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A reformed outlaw becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced to rejoin his old outlaw band.
15. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.
17. Ball of Fire (1941)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.
18. The Hanging Tree (1959)
107 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realizing that he can exploit his secret.
19. Along Came Jones (1945)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
A good-natured saddle tramp and his sidekick mistaken for a ruthless outlaw with a price on his head and his sidekick.
20. Alice in Wonderland (1933)
Passed | 76 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters.
21. Friendly Persuasion (1956)
Unrated | 137 min | Drama, War, Western
The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life... See full summary »
22. Alias Jesse James (1959)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Western
The outlaw T.J. 'Jesse' James tries to kill insurance agent Milford Farnsworth who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy.
23. It's a Great Feeling (1949)
85 min | Comedy, Musical
A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.
24. Vera Cruz (1954)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Western
During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.
25. Meet John Doe (1941)
Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
26. It (1927)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance
A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.
27. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »
28. The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
Approved | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name.
29. The Naked Edge (1961)
Approved | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller
Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.
30. Starlift (1951)
103 min | Musical
Air Force fliers Rick Williams and Mike Nolan attempt to meet film star Nell Wayne, with whom Rick shares a hometown but not much else. Fellow film stars Doris Day and Ruth Roman mistakenly... See full summary »
31. Cloak and Dagger (1946)
Approved | 106 min | Romance, Adventure, Thriller
Toward the end of World War II, the allied secret service receives a partial message indicating that the Germans are researching nuclear energy to build atomic bombs. In Midwestern ... See full summary »
32. They Came to Cordura (1959)
Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History
An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommended soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of 1916.
33. Task Force (1949)
Approved | 116 min | Drama, War
As he is retiring, Jonathon Scott reminisces about his long Navy career and the development of the role of the aircraft carrier from the early 20s.
34. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama
Three British soldiers on the Northwest Frontier of India struggle against invaders...and themselves.
Writers: Waldemar Young, John L. Balderston, Achmed Abdullah, Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt, Francis Yeats-Brown | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, Richard Cromwell, Guy Standing
36. Distant Drums (1951)
Approved | 101 min | Action, Western
After destroying a Seminole fort, American soldiers and their rescued companions must face the dangerous Everglades and hostile Indians in order to reach safety
37. Garden of Evil (1954)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A trio of American adventurers marooned in rural Mexico are recruited by a beautiful woman to rescue her husband trapped in cave in Apache territory
38. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.
39. Now and Forever (1934)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Romance
Young freewheeling wanderer Jerry Day and his beautiful wife Toni are at odds over their lifestyle. Jerry can't accept responsibility but Toni yearns for a family and a settled life. Then ... See full summary »
40. The Eagle (1925)
Unrated | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter.
41. City Confidential (1998–2006)
50 min | Crime, Documentary
City Confidential features real life stories in a wide variety of American cities. While many of these stories deal with murder, some also deal with attempted murder, and public officials caught in compromising situations, among other things. The cities featured vary widely in size, from the smallest village to the largest urban areas.
42. The Plainsman (1936)
Approved | 113 min | Biography, History, Romance
Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners.
Writers: Waldemar Young, Harold Lamb, Lynn Riggs, Jeanie Macpherson, Courtney Ryley Cooper, Frank J. Wilstach | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison, Charles Bickford
43. North West Mounted Police (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers ("Isn't that a contradiction in terms?", another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder. He ... See full summary »
44. Variety Girl (1947)
93 min | Comedy, Musical
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, ... See full summary »
45. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
The daughter of a penniless marquis teaches her multi-millionaire fiancé a lesson, after learning he has had 7 previous wives.
46. If I Had a Million (1932)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
A dying tycoon gives million-dollar windfalls to eight people picked from the city directory.
Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Claude Binyon, Whitney Bolton, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, John Bright, Sidney Buchman, Lester Cole, Isabel Dawn, Boyce DeGaw, Oliver H.P. Garrett, Harvey Gates, Ernst Lubitsch, Lawton Mackall, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, William Slavens McNutt, Robert Sparks | Directors: James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, Lothar Mendes, Stephen Roberts, William A. Seiter, Norman Taurog | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields, George Raft
47. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
135 min | Drama, Romance, Western
An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.
48. Beau Geste (1939)
TV-PG | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight... See full summary »
49. Morocco (1930)
Passed | 92 min | Romance, Drama
A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself.
50. Springfield Rifle (1952)
Approved | 93 min | War, Western
Major Lex Kearny becomes the North's first counterespionage agent as he tries to discover who's behind the theft of Union cavalry horses in Colorado during the Civil War.