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1. John Loves Mary (1949)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy

A GI marries the English girlfriend of his best friend to get her into the U.S. for his friend who lost track of her in the war only to find on returning home that he is stuck with the girl because the friend has married someone else.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Jack Carson, Wayne Morris, Edward Arnold

Votes: 287

2. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

Votes: 8,019

3. The Hasty Heart (1949)

102 min | Drama, War

In the final days of WW2, in a M.A.S.H. unit in Burma, a severely wounded corporal watches in dismay as fellow soldiers pack-up to return home but a caring nurse and five remaining soldiers bring him solace.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 1,033

4. Bright Leaf (1950)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance

In 1894, Brant Royle shocks the aristocratic tobacco growers of Kingsmont by planning to mass-produce cigarettes.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Gary Cooper, Lauren Bacall, Patricia Neal, Jack Carson

Votes: 897

5. The Breaking Point (1950)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

An otherwise moral captain of a charter boat becomes financially strapped and is drawn into illegal activities in order to keep up payments on his boat.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Garfield, Patricia Neal, Phyllis Thaxter, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 1,792

6. Three Secrets (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

Three women who secretly gave their new-born sons up for adoption in 1945, wonder if the 5-year old survivor of a plane crash, named in the local newspapers, is their long-abandoned son.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman, Frank Lovejoy

Votes: 340

7. Operation Pacific (1951)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, War

During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes

Votes: 2,669

8. Raton Pass (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Western

The ambitious Ann arrives with the stagecoach in Raton Pass to find herself in the midst of a feud between the Challon and the Pozner families. Ann immediately seeks out Marc Challon, a ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Dennis Morgan, Patricia Neal, Steve Cochran, Scott Forbes

Votes: 123

9. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

G | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 69,633

10. Week-End with Father (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

Single parents Jean Bowen and Brad Stubbs meet at the train station when they send their kids (his 2 girls, her 2 boys) off to camp. Love inevitably blooms. But there are complications: ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Van Heflin, Patricia Neal, Gigi Perreau, Virginia Field

Votes: 134

11. Diplomatic Courier (1952)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Cold War yarn about a US State Department courier who tangles with Soviet agents and seductive women in post WW2 Europe.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Tyrone Power, Patricia Neal, Stephen McNally, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 675

12. Washington Story (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Drama

Joe Gresham is a hard-working but reticent congressman from Massachusetts. Reporter Alice Kingsley arrives in Washington, DC hired by Gilbert Nunnally, a tabloid columnist and cynic who ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Pirosh | Stars: Van Johnson, Patricia Neal, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 120

13. Something for the Birds (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

Enviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save the last remaining sanctuary of the almost-extinct California Condor. She enlists the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Victor Mature, Patricia Neal, Edmund Gwenn, Larry Keating

Votes: 92

14. La tua donna (1954)

105 min | Drama

During WWII, Sandro Ademari (Massimo Girotti), head of a group of Italian partisans, to escape from a Nazi catch, hides himself by a farm. Here he knows Luisa (Lea Padovani) and soon the ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Paolucci | Stars: Patricia Neal, Massimo Girotti, Lea Padovani, Enrico Viarisio

15. Immediate Disaster (1954)

75 min | Sci-Fi

Tonight, first contact will be made! A beautifully-crafted tale of a superior being from Venus who has the power of life and death at his touch. Academy Award-winning actress Patricia ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Balaban | Stars: Patricia Neal, Helmut Dantine, Derek Bond, Cyril Luckham

Votes: 302

16. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music

An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 11,248

17. Clash by Night (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Mae Wilenski is resigned to her dull but safe marriage until her husband Jerry's friend Earl shows up. Their affair leads to a violent conclusion.

Stars: Patricia Neal, Nehemiah Persoff, Sam Wanamaker, Neil McCarthy

18. Strindberg on Love (1960 TV Movie)


Extracts from the works of the notably misanthropic and tortured playwright August Strindberg.

Director: Henry Kaplan | Stars: Robert Loggia, Patricia Neal, Madeleine Sherwood, Lois Smith

19. Special for Women: Mother and Daughter (1961 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

It's very late at night, two hours past the time that 16 year old Jeannie was supposed to be home from the movies. The focus on this taped drama is of the problems faced by parents and ... See full summary »

Director: George Lefferts | Stars: Pauline Frederick, Arthur Hill, Lynn Loring, Patricia Neal

20. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

76 Metascore

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 142,508

22. Hud (1963)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud, who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde

Votes: 16,740 | Gross: $10.00M

23. Psyche 59 (1964)

94 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

In London, the pregnant wife of an industrialist falls down the stairs, loses her sight and has no recollection of the events but suspects that a mentally traumatic experience prior to the fall caused her accident.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Curd Jürgens, Patricia Neal, Samantha Eggar, Ian Bannen

Votes: 193

24. In Harm's Way (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Drama, War

A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral, and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Votes: 6,922 | Gross: $4.20M

25. The Subject Was Roses (1968)

G | 107 min | Drama

A young man returning home from World War II finds himself caught up in his parents' turbulent relationship.

Director: Ulu Grosbard | Stars: Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen, Don Saxon

Votes: 1,056

26. The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

The Walton family is preparing for Christmas in the early 1930s. It's Christmas eve and they are waiting for father Walton to come home from his job in the city some 50 miles away. Since he... See full summary »

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Patricia Neal, Richard Thomas, Edgar Bergen, Ellen Corby

Votes: 482

27. The Night Digger (1971)

R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

The dreary existence of middle-aged spinster Maura Prince takes an unexpected turn with the arrival of young handyman Billy Jarvis, but there is more to Billy than meets the eye.

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Patricia Neal, Pamela Brown, Nicholas Clay, Jean Anderson

Votes: 667

28. Baxter! (1973)

PG | 100 min | Drama

A young American boy unable to overcome a speech defect is disturbed by the constant bickering of his parents, and when they get divorced, he slides into an emotional breakdown.

Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Patricia Neal, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Britt Ekland, Lynn Carlin

Votes: 228

29. Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973)

PG | 90 min | Mystery

A teenage drifter becomes embroiled in the lives and mysteries of the residents in a small coastal fishing village while searching for his family roots.

Director: Darren McGavin | Stars: Patricia Neal, Cloris Leachman, Bobby Darin, Tessa Dahl

Votes: 114

30. Things in Their Season (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

The son in a close-knit family of Wisconsin dairy farmers decides to get married and move out of the house, just as his mother discovers she has incurable leukemia and only a short time to ... See full summary »

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Patricia Neal, Ed Flanders, Marc Singer, Meg Foster

Votes: 15

31. Hay que matar a B. (1974)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

In a fictitious South American country there's lots of political tension, the labor-unions have all their members on strike. The public demands the return of politician B. from exile. ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Borau | Stars: Darren McGavin, Stéphane Audran, Patricia Neal, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 114

32. Eric (1975 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

Athletic youth, aware of his terminal illness, refuses to give up.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Patricia Neal, Claude Akins, Sian Barbara Allen, Mark Hamill

Votes: 98

33. The American Woman: Portraits of Courage (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

Developed from Anne Grant's book, Our North American Foremothers, this film recreates historical moments and women who fought for equality and freedom over the span of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

Director: Robert Deubel | Stars: Patricia Neal, Walter Abel, Jonelle Allen, Helen Gallagher

Votes: 5

34. Tail Gunner Joe (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama

A dramatization of the life of Joe McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a ... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Peter Boyle, John Forsythe, Heather Menzies-Urich, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 137

35. Nido de viudas (1977)

90 min | Drama

Dolores, Elvira and Carmen are three widowed sisters who live in locked in a decadent mansion. Next to them his maid Lupe, a one-eyed witch who practices voodoo rites. The three of them ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Navarro | Stars: Patricia Neal, Valentina Cortese, Susan Oliver, Yvonne Mitchell

Votes: 13

36. A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball ... See full summary »

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Blythe Danner, Edward Herrmann, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ramon Bieri

Votes: 120

37. The Bastard (1978 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History, Romance

Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family, and is forced to... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Tom Bosley, Kim Cattrall, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 212

38. The Passage (1979)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, War

During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, James Mason, Malcolm McDowell, Patricia Neal

Votes: 1,174

39. All Quiet on the Western Front (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, War

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

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm

Votes: 6,527

40. Ghost Story (1981)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Two generations of men find themselves haunted by the presence of a spectral woman. When the son of one of the elderly men returns to his hometown after his brother's mysterious death, they attempt to unravel her story.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Craig Wasson, Alice Krige, Fred Astaire, John Houseman

Votes: 6,447 | Gross: $23.37M

41. Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama, Family, History

A recently blinded man becomes one of the first American users of a seeing eye dog and must fight to remove the legal barriers impeding its use.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Eva Marie Saint, Arthur Hill, Glynnis O'Connor

Votes: 153

42. Shattered Vows (1984 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama, Romance

At the age of 16 Mary becomes a nun. But she never gets used to the strict rules of her new life and when she falls in love with Father Tim, she wants to withdraw her vow.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, David Morse, Caroline McWilliams, Tom Parsekian

Votes: 96

44. Caroline? (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

A mysterious woman claiming to be the deceased daughter of a rich man tries to solve the problems of his untrusting son and supposedly mentally handicaped daughter. But one question stands in her way: is she really Caroline?

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pamela Reed, George Grizzard, Patricia Neal

Votes: 313

45. A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story (1992 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

Based on the custody case involving Elizabeth Morgan and the subsequent Elizabeth Morgan Act.

Director: Linda Otto | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Terence Knox, Kenneth Welsh, Nick Searcy

Votes: 67

46. Heidi (1993– )

G | 193 min | Drama, Family

After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.

Stars: Jason Robards, Jane Seymour, Patricia Neal, Siân Phillips

Votes: 1,468

47. Cookie's Fortune (1999)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

70 Metascore

Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell

Votes: 11,682 | Gross: $10.92M

48. For the Love of May (2000)

17 min | Short

After fifty years, Grammy May gets a call from her old flame, prompting four generations of women to confront the costs of waiting for Mr Right. Is it a dream, or true love? Does love ever ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Beth McDonough | Stars: Patricia Neal, Alexandra Paul, Michael Learned, RuPaul

Votes: 17

49. Flying By (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Family, Music

A real estate developer goes to his 25th high school reunion without his wife, and finds his old teenage band playing. They get him up on stage for a couple of songs, and convince him come ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Amatulli | Stars: Ahnaise Christmas, Mo Collins, Billy Ray Cyrus, Arabella Field

Votes: 228