Highest Rated Titles With Maxwell Anderson

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year














































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

Votes: 102

2. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Pilot (1999)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A mobster passes out at a family barbecue and seeks therapy to understand why.

Creator: David Chase | Director: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 2,840

3. Vertigo (1958)

Approved | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Writers: Alec Coppel, Samuel A. Taylor, Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Votes: 215,407

4. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

Votes: 183

5. Judy Garland in Concert (1964)

60 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Buddy Bregman | Stars: Judy Garland, Vic Damone

Votes: 41

6. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 92

7. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: Fly Away Home: Part I (1961)

50 min | Adventure

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Tod and Buz, in Phoenix, Arizona, and looking for work with a crop-dusting company, encounter a combat-scarred, world-weary pilot who is a self-described "Jonah." The pilot hates himself ... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Michael Rennie, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 38

8. Ben-Hur (1959)

G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Writers: Lew Wallace, Karl Tunberg | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Votes: 140,005

9. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Writers: Erich Maria Remarque, Maxwell Anderson, George Abbott, Del Andrews, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Votes: 44,252

10. The Star Wagon (1966 TV Movie)

150 min | Comedy

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In middle age, inventor Stephen Minch is happy enough with his life, despite the fact that he has never risen to prominence even though his innovations have made others rich. His wife ... See full summary »

Writer: Maxwell Anderson | Director: Karl Genus | Stars: Orson Bean, Eileen Brennan, Hal Burdick, Richard S. Castellano

Votes: 80

11. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 59

12. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)

60 min | Family, Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: William Lundigan, Jack Benny, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa

Votes: 40

13. Key Largo (1948)

Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.

Writers: Richard Brooks, John Huston, Maxwell Anderson | Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 26,206

14. American Horror Story (2011– )
Episode: Bullseye (2014)

TV-MA | 48 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Elsa prepares for her television show by bringing out a new act. Meanwhile, Paul pursues romance and the twins settle in to their new home.

Creators: Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Michael Chiklis, Frances Conroy

Votes: 1,220

15. John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (1988)

126 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Biography of risk-taker and raconteur John Huston from his childhood to become one of the most highly respected filmmakers in the world.

Writers: Frank Martin, Charles Degelman | Director: Frank Martin | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall, Paul Newman, Evelyn Keyes

Votes: 187

16. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc.

Stars: Elmer Davis, Charles Dingle, Richard Bishop, Joan Chandler

Votes: 21

17. The Bad Seed (1963)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Nevzat Pesen | Director: Nevzat Pesen | Stars: Alev Oraloglu, Lale Oraloglu, Öztürk Serengil, Nedret Güvenç

Votes: 50

18. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)
Episode: High Tor (1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A musical version of Maxwell Anderson's never-filmed fantasy play.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, John Monks Jr. | Directors: James Neilson, Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Bing Crosby, Nancy Olson, Everett Sloane, Hans Conried

Votes: 13

19. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Derek Francis, Alfred Burke, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 40

20. The Edsel Show (1957 TV Special)

60 min | Music

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra host a program that's wall-to-wall music.

Writer: William Morrow | Director: Seymour Berns | Stars: Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Rosemary Clooney, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 24

21. A Trip to Swadades (2008)

R | 65 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This feature length film (shot on black-and-white super-16mm) tells the story of a 74-year-old ex-professor who, after many years of living away from Philadelphia, the city where he came of... See full summary »

Writer: Daniel Kremer | Director: Daniel Kremer | Stars: William Cully Allen, Stephen Hatzai, Daniel Kremer, Gregory Lytle

Votes: 25

22. Radio Days (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Mike Starr, Paul Herman

Votes: 21,883

23. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 70

24. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, Robert Brown, Jane Barrett, Brian Rix

Votes: 48

25. Sinatra: The Classic Duets (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., Ella Fitzgerald

Votes: 32

26. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: Previews (2012)

TV-14 | Drama, Musical

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In the lead up to tonight's first preview of three in a row in Boston, many things going on behind the scenes are preoccupying the minds of the cast and creative team. Julia has returned ... See full summary »

Creator: Theresa Rebeck | Director: Robert Duncan McNeill | Stars: Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee, Christian Borle

Votes: 111

27. The Bad Seed (1956)

Approved | 129 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Maxwell Anderson, William March | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 8,843

28. The Wrong Man (1956)

Approved | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Angus MacPhail | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone

Votes: 16,672

29. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

M | 145 min | Drama, History

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.

Writers: Bridget Boland, John Hale, Richard Sokolove, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 4,739

30. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)

Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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

Votes: 1,720

31. Barefoot in Athens (1966 TV Movie)

76 min | Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The last few days in the life of Socrates, including his trial.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Robert Hartung | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Geraldine Page, Anthony Quayle, Eric Berry

Votes: 37

32. Bragging Rites: The Carolina-Clemson Rivalry (2003)

75 min | Documentary

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Jeff Sumerel, Chris White | Director: Jeff Sumerel | Stars: Tommy Bowden, Rhett Bryson, Todd Ellis, Danny Ford

Votes: 8

33. Valley Forge (1975 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, War

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

George Washington struggles to hold his army together at a critical point during the Revolutionary War.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Sidney Carroll | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Richard Basehart, Barry Snider, Harry Andrews, Alan Cauldwell

Votes: 45

34. The 31st Annual Tony Awards (1977 TV Special)

Family

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jack Albertson, Theoni V. Aldredge, Jane Alexander, Alan Arkin

Votes: 12

35. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Writers: Joseph Heller, Buck Henry | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 16,280

36. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Æneas MacKenzie, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp

Votes: 3,531

37. Death Takes a Holiday (1934)

Unrated | 79 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Death decides to take a holiday from his usual business to see what it is like to be a mortal. Posing as Prince Sirki, he spends 3 days with Duke Lambert and his guests at his dukal estate.... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Gladys Lehman, Alberto Casella, Walter Ferris | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Fredric March, Evelyn Venable, Guy Standing, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 1,131

38. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Noel Coward, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Herbert Anderson

Votes: 38

39. What Price Glory (1926)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

U.S. Marine sergeants Quirt and Flagg are inveterate romantic rivals on peacetime assignments in China and the Philippines. In 1917, W.W. I brings them to France, where Flagg, now a captain... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, James T. O'Donohoe, Laurence Stallings | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe, Dolores del Rio, William V. Mong

Votes: 286

40. Meet Joe Black (1998)

PG-13 | 178 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
43 Metascore

Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul acts as a guide to teach him about life on Earth and in the process he falls in love with his guide's daughter.

Writers: Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno, Kevin Wade, Bo Goldman, Alberto Casella, Walter Ferris, Maxwell Anderson, Gladys Lehman | Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber

Votes: 154,085

41. September Affair (1950)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ... See full summary »

Writers: Fritz Rotter, Robert Thoeren | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Joseph Cotten, Françoise Rosay, Jessica Tandy

Votes: 489

42. My House in Umbria (2003 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An unlikely group of people find solace and friendship after being thrown together in the wake of a terrorist attack.

Writers: William Trevor, Hugh Whitemore | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ronnie Barker, Chris Cooper, Benno Fürmann

Votes: 2,617

43. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, etc.) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas but a few musicals also were presented. The show is ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

Votes: 48

44. Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing (1968 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Ernest Chambers, Saul Ilson | Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll, The 5th Dimension, Billy Davis Jr.

Votes: 23

45. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)
Episode: A Christmas Carol (1954)

60 min | Family, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A mean and miserly proprietor of a counting house in 1840's London is taken by ghosts to Christmas scenes of his youth, contemporary ones involving his family and employee, and lastly, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Charles Dickens | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: William Lundigan, Mary Costa, Fredric March, Basil Rathbone

Votes: 61

46. Midnight Lace (1960)

110 min | Thriller, Mystery

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In London, a newly-wed American woman's sanity comes into question, when she claims to be the victim of a stalker.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Janet Green | Director: David Miller | Stars: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin, Myrna Loy

Votes: 2,678

47. Rain (1932)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A prostitute finds redemption in Pago Pago thanks to a hard missionary man.

Writers: John Colton, Clemence Randolph, W. Somerset Maugham, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr., William Gargan, Mary Shaw

Votes: 1,653

48. So Red the Rose (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose sheltered life is torn... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Edwin Justus Mayer, Laurence Stallings, Stark Young | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Walter Connolly, Randolph Scott, Janet Beecher

Votes: 99

49. Elizabeth the Queen (1968 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the 16th century, Queen Elizabeth the 1st is the ruler of Great Britain. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essexaster is her lover, best friend and worst enemy.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, John Edward Friend | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Judith Anderson, Charlton Heston, Michael Allinson, Alan Caillou

Votes: 33

50. One Magic Christmas (1985)

G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

Writers: Thomas Meehan, Phillip Borsos, Barry Healey | Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

Votes: 1,870