My Baker's Dozen of Jean Simmons Movies

Like so many of the movies that Jean starred in as a young actress, she moved to television in her mature years. The perfect irony of this situation must have been portraying Miss Haversham in TVs Great Expectations in 1991, when Jean had played the petulant young Estella in David Lean's masterpiece of 1946.
Since Jean passed on I have been watching her movies again and I just had to add some more of her master classes of movie magnificence.
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1.
The Big Country (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land. (166 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ How many of us red blooded males envied Gregory Peck that embrace from the beautiful Julie Maragon? Charlton Heston was welcome to the spoiled brat Patricia Terrill, portrayed by Carroll Baker. ” - brickley220
 
2.
Spartacus (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic. (197 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Jean's performance as the British slave Varinia opposite Kirk Douglas as the rebel leader Spartacus was proof that less can be more. ” - brickley220
 
3.
Elmer Gantry (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause. (146 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ Soul saving Sister Susan Falconer is swayed by Elmer's swaggering salesmanship until Lulu gets back into town. ” - brickley220
 
4.
The Blue Lagoon (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together. (101 mins.)
Director: Frank Launder
“ Jean's Emmeline Foster set the benchmark that Brooke Shields almost reached 31 years later. ” - brickley220
 
5.
Great Expectations (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. (118 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ This monochrome masterpiece made a magnificent monster of mistress Estella, who made her playmate Young Pip's existence a heart-breaking misery. ” - brickley220
 
6.
Hamlet (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king. (154 mins.)
“ As the poor, wretched Ophelia, the doomed daughter of Polonius, Jean won her first nomination for Best Supporting Actress, at the age of eighteen. Over time I had forgotten just how good her performance amongst such a celestial cast had been. ” - brickley220
 
7.
Angel Face (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ambulance driver Frank Jessup is ensnared in the schemes of the sensuous but dangerous Diane Tremayne. (91 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ As Diane Tremayne Jessup, the youthful Jean prowls through Preminger's movie like a psychotic panther, beautiful yet so deadly. Both her performance and character are well matched against Robert Mitchum in this Fifties Film Noir, that set the standard for Sharon Stone's portrayal of Catherine Tramell. ” - brickley220
 
8.
Guys and Dolls (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game. (150 mins.)
“ Sergeant Sarah Brown of the Sally Annie who saves sinners souls is up to the challenge from the big guns of Brando and Sinatra. ” - brickley220
 
9.
The Robe (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards. (135 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ Marcellous Gallio is riddled with doubt until the delightful Diana comforts him with Christian charity. A sword and sandal spectactular that lived up to its promises. ” - brickley220
 
10.
The Actress (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress.... (90 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Jean is the young, aspiring actress Ruth Gordon Jones, the daughter to retired sea Captain Clinton Jones, played by Spencer Tracy. Jean gives a wonderfully demure performance opposite Tracy, who is the central character of this version of Ruth Gordon's autobiographical play "Years Ago". The result is a entertaining ensemble movie which introduced an aspiring Anthony Perkins. ” - brickley220
 
11.
Black Narcissus (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings. (100 mins.)
“ As Kanchi the waif put into the care of the nervous Nuns, Jean soon has the Young General eating out of her hand. ” - brickley220
 
12.
Life at the Top (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Joe Lampton thought he had really made it by marrying the boss's daughter in his northern mill town... (117 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
“ Joe Lampton discovers that marrying the Boss's daughter is not all that it should be, especially when it is she that has the roving eye. ” - brickley220
 
13.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (44 mins.)
“ The Drumhead (Episode 4.21 - Nov 1994). OK I know that it is not a Movie as such but this episode was nominated for an Emmy. Jean Simmonds as investigating Admiral Nora Satie goes head to head with Patrick Stewart's Captain Jean-Luc Picard in a confrontation worthy of any Stratford performance of the Bard's Tragedies. The tension and performance was worthy of the two veteran British Thespians! ” - brickley220