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Top Films by Actor (M)

Andie MacDowell

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Groundhog Day 1993 Harold Ramis 98
2 Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994 Mike Newell 365
3 Sex, Lies, and Videotape 1989 Steven Soderbergh 446
4 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 456
5 Short Cuts 1993 Robert Altman 537

Kyle MacLachlan

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Blue Velvet 1986 David Lynch 72
2 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me 1992 David Lynch 1265
3 Showgirls 1995 Paul Verhoeven 1335
4 Inside Out 2015 Pete Docter 1869
5 Dune 1984 David Lynch 1888
6 The Doors 1991 Oliver Stone 2183
7 Twin Peaks Pilot 1989 David Lynch 2244

Shirley MacLaine

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder 65
2 Being There 1979 Hal Ashby 510
3 Terms of Endearment 1983 James L. Brooks 602
4 Steel Magnolias 1989 Herbert Ross 1674
5 Some Came Running 1958 Vincente Minnelli 1721
6 Around the World in Eighty Days 1956 Michael Anderson 2023

Fred MacMurray

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder 41
2 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder 65
3 The Caine Mutiny 1954 Edward Dmytryk 1240

William H. Macy

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Fargo 1996 Joel Coen 67
2 Magnolia 1999 Paul Thomas Anderson 217
3 Boogie Nights 1997 Paul Thomas Anderson 284
4 Pleasantville 1998 Gary Ross 1106
5 Inland Empire 2006 David Lynch 1229
6 Seabiscuit 2003 Gary Ross 1286
7 House of Games 1987 David Mamet 1676
8 Wag the Dog 1997 Barry Levinson 1812
9 Searching for Bobby Fischer 1993 Steven Zaillian 1905
10 Radio Days 1987 Woody Allen 2066
11 Air Force One 1997 Wolfgang Petersen 2161
12 Thank You for Smoking 2005 Jason Reitman 2237

Patrick Magee

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 A Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick 23
2 Barry Lyndon 1975 Stanley Kubrick 320
3 Chariots of Fire 1981 Hugh Hudson 396
4 The Servant 1963 Joseph Losey 669
5 Zulu 1964 Cy Endfield 744
6 The Masque of the Red Death 1964 Roger Corman 1868

Lamberto Maggiorani

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Bicycle Thief 1948 Vittorio De Sica 54
2 Umberto D. 1952 Vittorio De Sica 435

Mae Marsh

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Searchers 1956 John Ford 32
2 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 John Ford 159
3 The Birth of a Nation 1915 D.W. Griffith 228
4 Intolerance 1916 D.W. Griffith 243
5 A Star Is Born 1954 George Cukor 330
6 My Darling Clementine 1946 John Ford 357
7 The Quiet Man 1952 John Ford 462
8 Miracle on 34th Street 1947 George Seaton 583
9 How Green Was My Valley 1941 John Ford 587
10 Fort Apache 1948 John Ford 1107
11 The Gunfighter 1950 Henry King 1488
12 Leave Her to Heaven 1945 John M. Stahl 1838
13 The Robe 1953 Henry Koster 1872
14 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 1945 Elia Kazan 1899

Steve Martin

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Jerk 1979 Carl Reiner 659
2 The Muppet Movie 1979 James Frawley 779
3 Planes, Trains & Automobiles 1987 John Hughes 972
4 Roxanne 1987 Fred Schepisi 1425
5 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 1988 Frank Oz 1508
6 L.A. Story 1991 Mick Jackson 1780
7 Little Shop of Horrors 1986 Frank Oz 1852
8 The Man with Two Brains 1983 Carl Reiner 1978
9 Parenthood 1989 Ron Howard 2207

Lee Marvin

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
2 The Big Heat 1953 Fritz Lang 444
3 Point Blank 1967 John Boorman 507
4 The Dirty Dozen 1967 Robert Aldrich 599
5 The Big Red One 1980 Samuel Fuller 658
6 Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 John Sturges 777
7 The Caine Mutiny 1954 Edward Dmytryk 1240
8 Seven Men from Now 1956 Budd Boetticher 1318
9 The Professionals 1966 Richard Brooks 1781
10 The Wild One 1953 László Benedek 1809
11 Hell in the Pacific 1968 John Boorman 2091
12 Cat Ballou 1965 Elliot Silverstein 2199

The Marx Brothers

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Duck Soup 1933 Leo McCarey 82
2 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood 299
3 Horse Feathers 1932 Norman Z. McLeod 1283
4 A Day at the Races 1937 Sam Wood 1610
5 Animal Crackers 1930 Victor Heerman 1744
6 Monkey Business 1931 Norman Z. McLeod 1841

Giulietta Masina

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 La Strada 1954 Federico Fellini 219
2 Nights of Cabiria 1957 Federico Fellini 400
3 Paisan 1946 Roberto Rossellini 848
4 Juliet of the Spirits 1965 Federico Fellini 1575

James Mason

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock 36
2 A Star Is Born 1954 George Cukor 330
3 Lolita 1962 Stanley Kubrick 813
4 20,000 Leagues under the Sea 1954 Richard Fleischer 884
5 The Verdict 1982 Sidney Lumet 895
6 Heaven Can Wait 1978 Warren Beatty and Buck Henry 1102
7 Bigger Than Life 1956 Nicholas Ray 1342
8 Odd Man Out 1947 Carol Reed 1362
9 Cross of Iron 1977 Sam Peckinpah 1711

Marcello Mastroianni

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 8 1/2 1963 Federico Fellini 66
2 La Dolce Vita 1960 Federico Fellini 100
3 La Notte 1961 Michelangelo Antonioni 1104
4 Big Deal on Madonna Street 1958 Mario Monicelli 1680
5 La Grande bouffe 1973 Marco Ferreri 1737
6 We All Loved Each Other So Much 1974 Ettore Scola 2097

Joel McCrea

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Sullivan's Travels 1941 Preston Sturges 160
2 The Palm Beach Story 1942 Preston Sturges 700
3 Ride the High Country 1962 Sam Peckinpah 881
4 Foreign Correspondent 1940 Alfred Hitchcock 1537
5 Deep End 1970 Jerzy Skolimowski 2204

Frances McDormand

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Fargo 1996 Joel Coen 67
2 Miller's Crossing 1990 Joel Coen 418
3 Almost Famous 2000 Cameron Crowe 427
4 Blood Simple 1984 Joel Coen 433
5 Raising Arizona 1987 Joel Coen 511
6 Short Cuts 1993 Robert Altman 537
7 Barton Fink 1991 Joel Coen 653
8 Lone Star 1996 John Sayles 705
9 Moonrise Kingdom 2012 Wes Anderson 1618
10 Primal Fear 1996 Gregory Hoblit 1793
11 The Man Who Wasn't There 2001 Joel Coen 1999
12 Wonder Boys 2000 Curtis Hanson 2081
13 Mississippi Burning 1988 Alan Parker 2279
14 Something's Gotta Give 2003 Nancy Meyers 2303

Malcolm McDowell

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 A Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick 23
2 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 456
3 If.... 1968 Lindsay Anderson 465
4 The Artist 2011 Michel Hazanavicius 1348
5 O Lucky Man! 1973 Lindsay Anderson 1881

Ewan McGregor

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Trainspotting 1996 Danny Boyle 142
2 Moulin Rouge! 2001 Baz Luhrmann 203
3 Black Hawk Down 2001 Ridley Scott 916
4 Big Fish 2003 Tim Burton 1054
5 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 George Lucas 1070
6 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 2002 George Lucas 1288
7 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 1999 George Lucas 1423
8 Shallow Grave 1994 Danny Boyle 1585
9 Velvet Goldmine 1998 Todd Haynes 1837

Ian McKellen

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson 35
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson 42
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson 57
4 X2 2003 Bryan Singer 729
5 X-Men 2000 Bryan Singer 1158
6 Gods and Monsters 1998 Bill Condon 1611
7 Richard III 1995 Richard Loncraine 1612
8 Six Degrees of Separation 1993 Fred Schepisi 2294
9 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 Peter Jackson 2312

Steve McQueen

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Great Escape 1963 John Sturges 263
2 The Magnificent Seven 1960 John Sturges 306
3 Bullitt 1968 Peter Yates 668
4 Papillon 1973 Franklin J. Schaffner 1215
5 The Towering Inferno 1974 John Guillermin and Irwin Allen 1668
6 The Blob 1958 Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. 2002
7 The Getaway 1972 Sam Peckinpah 2083
8 The Thomas Crown Affair 1968 Norman Jewison 2188
9 Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 Robert Wise 2233

Toshirô Mifune

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa 29
2 Rashômon 1950 Akira Kurosawa 75
3 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
4 Throne of Blood 1957 Akira Kurosawa 530
5 The Life of Oharu 1952 Kenji Mizoguchi 743
6 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
7 The Hidden Fortress 1958 Akira Kurosawa 1174
8 Red Beard 1965 Akira Kurosawa 1220
9 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa 1884
10 Hell in the Pacific 1968 John Boorman 2091
11 Samurai Rebellion 1967 Masaki Kobayashi 2121
12 Drunken Angel 1948 Akira Kurosawa 2287
13 Stray Dog 1949 Akira Kurosawa 2348

Robert Mitchum

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Night of the Hunter 1955 Charles Laughton 50
2 Out of the Past 1947 Jacques Tourneur 275
3 Dead Man 1995 Jim Jarmusch 633
4 The Longest Day 1962 Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, and Bernhard Wicki 913
5 Cape Fear 1991 Martin Scorsese 1187
6 Cape Fear 1962 J. Lee Thompson 1225
7 Tombstone 1993 George P. Cosmatos 1330
8 Saboteur 1942 Alfred Hitchcock 2201
9 The Lusty Men 1952 Nicholas Ray 2256

Marilyn Monroe

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Some Like It Hot 1959 Billy Wilder 9
2 All about Eve 1950 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 44
3 The Asphalt Jungle 1950 John Huston 556
4 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953 Howard Hawks 735
5 The Seven Year Itch 1955 Billy Wilder 1296
6 The Misfits 1961 John Huston 1470

Yves Montand

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Wages of Fear 1953 Henri-Georges Clouzot 230
2 Z 1969 Costa-Gavras 544
3 Jean de Florette 1986 Claude Berri 624
4 Le Cercle rouge 1970 Jean-Pierre Melville 923
5 Manon of the Spring 1986 Claude Berri 1020
6 Kelly's Heroes 1970 Brian G. Hutton 2271

Masayuki Mori

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Rashômon 1950 Akira Kurosawa 75
2 Ugetsu 1953 Kenji Mizoguchi 253
3 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs 1960 Mikio Naruse 2333
4 Floating Clouds 1955 Mikio Naruse 2372

Cathy Moriarty

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Raging Bull 1980 Martin Scorsese 25

Viggo Mortensen

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson 35
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson 42
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson 57
4 A History of Violence 2005 David Cronenberg 596
5 Witness 1985 Peter Weir 645
6 Carlito's Way 1993 Brian De Palma 1290
7 Eastern Promises 2007 David Cronenberg 1465

Eddie Murphy

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Shrek 2001 Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson 304
2 Trading Places 1983 John Landis 786
3 Shrek 2 2004 Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon 1183
4 Beverly Hills Cop 1984 Martin Brest 1386
5 Coming to America 1988 John Landis 1615
6 Mulan 1998 Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook 1882
7 48 Hrs. 1982 Walter Hill 2385
8 Dreamgirls 2006 Bill Condon 2407

Bill Murray

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Groundhog Day 1993 Harold Ramis 98
2 Lost in Translation 2003 Sofia Coppola 169
3 Ghostbusters 1984 Ivan Reitman 220
4 Rushmore 1998 Wes Anderson 287
5 Tootsie 1982 Sydney Pollack 303
6 The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 Wes Anderson 404
7 Caddyshack 1980 Harold Ramis 434
8 Ed Wood 1994 Tim Burton 438
9 Kingpin 1996 Bobby and Peter Farrelly 994
10 Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 Wes Anderson 1129
11 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou 2004 Wes Anderson 1548
12 Moonrise Kingdom 2012 Wes Anderson 1618
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014 Wes Anderson 1642
14 Stripes 1981 Ivan Reitman 1785
15 Little Shop of Horrors 1986 Frank Oz 1852
16 Wild Things 1998 John McNaughton 2041

Mike Myers

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Shrek 2001 Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson 304
2 Inglourious Basterds 2009 Quentin Tarantino 469
3 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery 1997 Jay Roach 567
4 Shrek 2 2004 Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon 1183
5 Wayne's World 1992 Penelope Spheeris 1257
6 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999 Jay Roach 2099
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