Best of Anne Bancroftby brijeshmarand | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
September 17th, 2021 marks the 90th birth anniversary of Anne Bancroft. She is considered one of the most versatile actors of Hollywood. Along with a lot of acting accolades and award wins, she is one of only 24 thespians to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting.
Which of these movies (having IMDb rating of 6.0 or above) featuring Anne Bancroft is your favorite?
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2. The Elephant Man (1980)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.
3. Antz (1998)
PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.
Votes: 150,591 | Gross: $90.76M
4. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Votes: 132,127 | Gross: $119.50M
7. Great Expectations (1998)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Modernization of Charles Dickens' classic story finds the hapless Finn as a painter in New York City pursuing his unrequited and haughty childhood love.
Votes: 52,688 | Gross: $26.33M
8. Keeping the Faith (2000)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two friends, a priest and a rabbi, fall in love with the same woman they knew in their youth, but the religious position of both men denies them romance.
Votes: 51,088 | Gross: $37.05M
10. Malice (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Votes: 24,446 | Gross: $46.04M
13. Home for the Holidays (1995)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.
Votes: 12,637 | Gross: $17.52M
14. How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.
Votes: 11,376 | Gross: $23.57M
15. To Be or Not to Be (1983)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War
At the onset of WW2, a Polish actor's family and the Polish Resistance help the troupe of a theatre escape Poland and the invading Nazis.
Votes: 10,850 | Gross: $13.03M
16. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.
Votes: 9,784 | Gross: $1.08M
17. Agnes of God (1985)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery
When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court-appointed psychiatrist investigates her case.
Votes: 7,289 | Gross: $25.63M
19. Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
After being dumped by his girlfriend, an airline pilot pursues a babysitter in his hotel and gradually realizes she's dangerous.
21. The Sunchaser (1996)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama
Michael Reynolds is a rich oncologist who has a one hundred seventy-five thousand dollar sports car, a multi-million dollar house, and a new boost in his career. Brandon "Blue" Monroe is a ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,571 | Gross: $0.02M
22. The Turning Point (1977)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Romance
When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Votes: 4,495 | Gross: $33.60M
23. Nightfall (1956)
78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Through a series of bizarre coincidences, an artist finds himself falsely accused of bank robbery and murder and is pursued by the authorities and the real killers.
24. Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
Approved | 101 min | Action, Drama, History
In first-century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe for its alleged magical powers.
Votes: 3,685 | Gross: $26.00M
25. The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
PG | 98 min | Comedy
A suddenly-unemployed company executive suffers a nervous breakdown, and his supporting wife tries everything to console him and pick up the slack.
26. Up at the Villa (2000)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A widow finds choosing a new husband might not be her choice at all, as the actions of her various prospects confine her freedom.
Votes: 2,690 | Gross: $2.93M
27. Young Winston (1972)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War
Complex family relationships, as well as a combat experience, form the personality of the future world-known politician.
Votes: 2,433 | Gross: $4.69M
28. The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama
Londoner Jo and her third husband Jake live with six of her children but the marriage is strained by numerous factors. Her doctor thinks Jo uses childbirth as a rationale for sex. Jo's issues leave her in a fragile mental state.
29. 7 Women (1966)
Passed | 87 min | Drama
In China in 1935, seven dedicated missionary women try to protect themselves from the advances of a barbaric Mongolian warlord and his cut-throat gang of warriors.
31. Fatso (1980)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An overweight bachelor is fat, 40 and fed up--to the gills--but when his obese cousin Sal dies at 39, he must finally come to terms with his own weight problem.
Votes: 2,137 | Gross: $7.65M
32. The Slender Thread (1965)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
College volunteer Alan is working alone at the crisis center one evening when he receives a telephone call from suicidal caller Inga Dyson.
34. The Last Frontier (1955)
Approved | 98 min | History, Romance, Western
A trapper and his two partners work as scouts for a remote army fort where they witness an incompetent colonel's decision to throw his small unprepared garrison against Red Cloud's sizable Sioux force.
35. Walk the Proud Land (1956)
Approved | 88 min | Biography, History, Western
An agent sent from Washington in 1874 takes charge of an Apache reservation and has the oppressive US Army back off, which creates conflicts and causes the Indians to have great respect for him.