The Best Films of Stanley Donen

“I think of myself as a meat-and-potatoes kind of director.”

  • Singin’ in the Rain
  • Charade
  • On the Town
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Two for the Road
  • Funny Face
  • Royal Wedding
  • Indiscreet
  • Arabesque
  • Bedazzled
  • It’s Always Fair Weather
  • The Grass is Greener

Well-known Collaborations: Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire in musicals

The Best Films of Tom Hanks

1. Saving Private Ryan
2. Forrest Gump
3. Toy Story 3
4. Toy Story 2
5. Toy Story
6. Apollo 13
7. Catch Me if You Can
8. Captain Phillips
9. Bridge of Spies
10. Big
11. The Green Mile
12. Road to Perdition
13. Cast Away
14. Saving Mr. Banks
15. A League of Their Own
16. Sleepless in Seattle
17. Philadelphia
18. Splash
19.You’ve Got Mail

The Best Films of Peter Sellers

1. Dr. Strangelove
2. Being There
3. A Shot in the Dark
4. The Pink Panther
5. I’m All Right Jack
6. Lolita
7. The Ladykillers
8. The Party
9. Murder by Death
10. The World of Henry Orient
11. The Mouse That Roared
12. The Return of the Pink Panther

“If you ask me to play myself, I will not know what to do. I do not know who or what I am.”

The Bests Films of Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.”

1. Giant
2. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
3. A Place in the Sun
4. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
5. National Velvet
6. Father of the Bride
7. Life With Father
8. Lassie Come Home
9. The Taming of the Shrew
10. Jane Eyre
11. Father’s Little Dividend
12. Suddenly, Last Summer

Famous Collaborations: Richard Burton, George Stevens, Montgomery Clift

The Best Films of Edward G. Robinson

1. Scarlet Street
2. Key Largo
3. Little Caesar
4. The Woman in the Window
5. Double Indemnity
6. The Stranger
7. The Sea Wolf
8. The Ten Commandments
9. The Whole Town’s Talking
10. The Cincinnati Kid
11. Our Vines have Tender Grapes
12. All My Sons
13. Five Star Final
14. Soylent Green
15. Barbary Coast

The Best Films of Marilyn Monroe

1. Some Like it Hot
2. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
3. The Seven Year Itch
4. All About Eve
5. The Asphalt Jungle
6. The Misfits
7. Bus Stop
8. How to Marry a Millionaire
9. Clash by Night
10. Don’t Bother to Knock
11. Niagara
12. Something’s Got to Give

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

The Best Films of Spencer Tracy

1. Judgment at Nuremberg
2. It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
3. Captains Courageous
4. Adam’s Rib
5. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
6. Fury
7. Libeled Lady
8. Bad Day at Black Rock
9. Inherit the Wind
10. Northwest Passage
11. Father of the Bride
12. Woman of the Year
13. Pat and Mike
14. The Seventh Cross
15. Boys Town
16. San Francisco
17. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
18, Edison, The Man
19. Desk Jet
20. How the West was Won

The Best Films of Bette Davis

1. All About Eve
2. The Little Foxes
3. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
4. Now, Voyager
5. Jezebel
6. The Letter
7. Petrified Forest
8. The Man Who Came to Dinner
9. It’s Love I’m After
10. Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte
11. Dark Victory
12. The Old Maid
13. All This, And Heaven Too
14. Old Acquaintance
15. The Whales of August
16. The Corn is Green
17. Mr. Skeffington
18. The Catered Affair
19. It This Our Life
20. Of Human Bondage

My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.

The Best Films of Orson Welles

1. Citizen Kane
2. Touch of Evil
3. The Third Man
4. The Magnificent Ambersons
5. Chimes at Midnight
6. The Lady from Shanghai
7. The Trial
8. The Stranger
9. Macbeth
10. Othello
11. Jane Eyre
12. The Long, Hot Summer
13. Compulsion
14. Catch-22
15. A Man For All Seaons

*Films as a director and actor

“The absence of limitations is the enemy of art”