Most Popular Titles With Orson Welles
3. The Third Man (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 115,712 | Gross: $0.45M
7. Casino Royale (1967)
Approved | 131 min | Comedy
In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
8. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Votes: 19,535 | Gross: $0.01M
9. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
11. History of the World: Part I (1981)
R | 92 min | Comedy
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
12. Moby Dick (1956)
Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
13. The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
PG | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.
Votes: 32,323 | Gross: $5.85M
18. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
20. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 25,742 | Gross: $76.66M
22. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.
23. Butterfly (1982)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. ... See full summary »
26. The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.
28. Waterloo (I) (1970)
G | 123 min | Action, Drama, History
Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.
31. Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
Votes: 5,039 | Gross: $0.12M
32. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
33. Duel in the Sun (1946)
Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.
Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore
Votes: 6,370 | Gross: $20.40M
34. The Other Side of the Wind (2016)
Drama | Post-production
The story of a legendary director named J.J. "Jake" Hannaford, who returns to Hollywood from years of semi-exile in Europe with plans to complete work on his own innovative comeback movie-also entitled The Other Side of the Wind.
35. The Black Rose (1950)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, History, Romance
A disinherited 13th Century Saxon nobleman leaves Norman England with an archer friend to seek his fortune in the Far East.
36. Macbeth (1948)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War
In fog-dripping, barren and sometimes macabre settings, 11th-century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that ... See full summary »
37. Jane Eyre (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance
After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.
38. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show
"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »
39. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
41. The Battle on the River Neretva (1969)
G | 105 min | Drama, War
Battle on Neretva known as the ''fourth offensive'' the most humane battle in World War II led by Yugoslav partisans. In January 1943 German army, afraid of Allied invasion of Balkans, ... See full summary »
43. Voyage of the Damned (1976)
PG | 155 min | Drama, War
The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.
45. Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
M | 90 min | Comedy, History
Two mismatched sets of identical twins - one aristocrat, one peasant - mistakenly exchange identities on the eve of the French Revolution.
46. Othello (1951)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with one of his officers Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter lieutenant named Iago.
48. The V.I.P.s (1963)
119 min | Drama
Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life.
49. The Immortal Story (1968 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 58 min | Drama
The Portuguese colony of Macao in the 19th century. Mr. Clay is a very rich merchant and the subject of town gossip. He has spent many years in China and is now quite old. He likes his ... See full summary »
50. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.
Votes: 11,716 | Gross: $0.06M
51. Twelve Plus One (1969)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy
Mario, a young philanderer, receives 13 antique chairs in a bad state by inheritance and decides to sell off them to get some money. Afterwards he gets to know that one of them contains ... See full summary »
53. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »
57. The Secret Life of Nikola Tesla (1980)
115 min | Biography, Drama
Life and times of Nikola Tesla, famous scientist whose inventions were stolen, but whose greatest contribution to mankind remain a mystery to this day.
58. Ten Little Indians (1974)
PG | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Ten people are invited to a hotel in the Iranian desert, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?
60. The Kremlin Letter (1970)
M | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During the Cold War a Naval Intelligence officer endowed with a powerful photographic memory is transferred to the CIA to participate in a covert operation in Moscow.
61. Ferry to Hong Kong (1959)
112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Mark Conrad, a habitual drunk and troublemaker with a shady past, is expelled by Hong Kong police after one too many bar fights. He's sent to Macao on the Fa Tsan, a ferry owned by Captain ... See full summary »
62. The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)
PG | 130 min | War
The Battle of Sutjeska known as ''Fifth offensive'' is the hardest, most tragic and the greatest battle that was led Yugoslav Partisans in World War II. Chaos, hell, fates, suffering, ... See full summary »
63. Trick or Treats (1982)
R | 91 min | Horror
A baby sitter is stuck watching over a young brat on Halloween night who keeps playing vicious pranks on her. To add to her trouble the boy's deranged father has escaped from an asylum and is planning on making a visit.
64. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
66. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical
Mr. Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "Honeymooners" sketches.
67. Treasure Island (1972)
G | 94 min | Adventure, Family
Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.
68. David and Goliath (1960)
95 min | Action, Drama, Family
King Saul of the Israelites is visited in Jerusalem by the Prophet Samuel who foretells him that a war with The Philistines is inevitable and the shepherd David will become king.
69. The Magnificent Ambersons (2002 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama
The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left ... See full summary »
70. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
Elizabeth and John say goodbye as John leaves to go to war. When World War I ends, Elizabeth receives a telegram that John has been killed in action. She finds comfort in Larry and they ... See full summary »
71. Journey Into Fear (1943)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An American ballistics expert in Turkey finds himself targeted by Nazi agents. Safe passage home by ship is arranged for him, but he soon discovers that his pursuers are also on board.
72. The Roots of Heaven (1958)
126 min | Adventure, Drama
In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots of Heaven." ... See full summary »
73. Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010)
90 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A secret government has been trying to create the ultimate killer using the DNA of infamous killers Jeffrey Dahmer and John Wayne Gacy, but there's one big problem: they've escaped! Bloody ... See full summary »
74. Don Quixote (1992)
116 min | Drama
The story of a Spanish gentlemen gone mad and his dim-witted squire sancho panza, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.
75. Prince of Foxes (1949)
Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, History
An unscrupulous agent for the Borgias suffers a change of heart when asked to betray a noble count and his much younger, very beautiful wife.
76. National Geographic Specials (1965– )
60 min | Documentary, History
For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat ... See full summary »
77. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ... See full summary »
78. Ro.Go.Pa.G. (1963)
122 min | Comedy, Drama
This consists of four short films by different directors. Rosselini's 'Chastity' ('Illibatezza') deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged ... See full summary »
79. House of Cards (1968)
G | 105 min | Thriller, Drama
Leschenhaut and Morillon are trying to organize a plot to overthrow the French government and set up a new fascist organization. Their plans are interrupted by Davis, an American boxer, ... See full summary »
80. Three Cases of Murder (1955)
99 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Three stories of murder and the supernatural. In the first, a museum worker is introduced to a world behind the pictures he sees every day. Second, when two lifelong friends fall in love ... See full summary »
82. Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)
R | 91 min | Comedy
A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss?
83. The Hitchhiker (2007)
Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find themselves trapped with a woman-hating, masochistic killer.
84. Slapstick of Another Kind (1982)
PG | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.
85. Oedipus the King (1968)
97 min | Drama
This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the ... See full summary »
87. It Happened One Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
109 min | Comedy, Fantasy
It's Christmas Eve 1944 in the small town of Bedford Falls, New York. A despondent and suicidal Mary Bailey Hatch is praying for guidance on what to do about an incident no fault of her own... See full summary »
88. Malpertuis (1971)
125 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A young sailor finds himself trapped in the labyrinthine mansion of his occultist uncle, along with a number of eccentric and mysterious relatives who all seem to be harboring a dark secret.
90. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
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 »
91. I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to... See full summary »
94. Man in the Shadow (I) (1957)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Virgil Renchler owns most of the town providing a thriving economy. When his men go too far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him even if it means his job and everyone else's.
95. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
122 min | Drama, History, War
Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.
96. Someone to Love (1987)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Hollywood film director assembles a group of friends and strangers for a social gathering on Valentines Day in a deserted movie theater where he interviews each one on their opinions on love and loneliness.
98. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (1978 TV Special)
100 min | Comedy
Wonderful funny contribution from Red Buttons. Kinda leaves you feeling two things. Almost all of these acting/comedic legends have passed and this sort of unbridled humour is no more
99. Trent's Last Case (1952)
Approved | 90 min | Mystery
When a wealthy business man is found dead reporter Philip Trent is sent to investigate. Against the police conclusions, he suspects the assumed suicide is really a murder, and becomes ... See full summary »
100. The Double McGuffin (1979)
PG | 101 min | Mystery, Family
Some school kids stumble across a briefcase full of money, when they go back for it, they find a body instead. When they bring the police, neither is there, and the police refuses to ... See full summary »