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Top Films by Actor (S)

Eva Marie Saint

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock 36
2 On the Waterfront 1954 Elia Kazan 52

Susan Sarandon

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Thelma & Louise 1991 Ridley Scott 334
2 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975 Jim Sharman 359
3 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 456
4 Bull Durham 1988 Ron Shelton 483
5 Atlantic City 1980 Louis Malle 606
6 Dead Man Walking 1995 Tim Robbins 1178
7 Little Women 1994 Gillian Armstrong 1371
8 The Hunger 1983 Tony Scott 1675
9 Enchanted 2007 Kevin Lima 2086

Roy Scheider

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg 24
2 The French Connection 1971 William Friedkin 185
3 All That Jazz 1979 Bob Fosse 454
4 Klute 1971 Alan J. Pakula 815
5 Marathon Man 1976 John Schlesinger 1211
6 Naked Lunch 1991 David Cronenberg 1495
7 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 Paul Schrader 1976

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 James Cameron 78
2 The Terminator 1984 James Cameron 106
3 The Long Goodbye 1973 Robert Altman 503
4 Predator 1987 John McTiernan 519
5 Total Recall 1990 Paul Verhoeven 680
6 True Lies 1994 James Cameron 1136
7 Conan the Barbarian 1982 John Milius 1451
8 Pumping Iron 1977 George Butler and Robert Fiore 1723
9 Dave 1993 Ivan Reitman 2087
10 Commando 1985 Mark L. Lester 2133

George C. Scott

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick 10
2 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen 272
3 Patton 1970 Franklin J. Schaffner 282
4 Anatomy of a Murder 1959 Otto Preminger 561
5 The Changeling 1980 Peter Medak 1990
6 Petulia 1968 Richard Lester 2222

Peter Sellers

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick 10
2 The Ladykillers 1955 Alexander Mackendrick 366
3 Being There 1979 Hal Ashby 510
4 Lolita 1962 Stanley Kubrick 813
5 The Pink Panther 1963 Blake Edwards 1018
6 The Party 1968 Blake Edwards 1064
7 A Shot in the Dark 1964 Blake Edwards 1334
8 I'm All Right Jack 1959 John Boulting 2358

Omar Sharif

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean 16
2 Doctor Zhivago 1965 David Lean 288
3 Funny Girl 1968 William Wyler 1024

Robert Shaw

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg 24
2 The Sting 1973 George Roy Hill 341
3 A Man for All Seasons 1966 Fred Zinnemann 667
4 From Russia with Love 1963 Terence Young 742
5 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974 Joseph Sargent 1131
6 The Lavender Hill Mob 1951 Charles Crichton 1356
7 The Dam Busters 1955 Michael Anderson 1498
8 Battle of Britain 1969 Guy Hamilton 1984

Wallace Shawn

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter 47
2 The Princess Bride 1987 Rob Reiner 110
3 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen 130
4 The Incredibles 2004 Brad Bird 250
5 Toy Story 2 1999 John Lasseter 297
6 Clueless 1995 Amy Heckerling 416
7 All That Jazz 1979 Bob Fosse 454
8 Monsters, Inc. 2001 Pete Docter 531
9 Toy Story 3 2010 Lee Unkrich 549
10 Atlantic City 1980 Louis Malle 606
11 My Dinner with Andre 1981 Louis Malle 1520
12 Vanya on 42nd Street 1994 Louis Malle 2006
13 Radio Days 1987 Woody Allen 2066

Martin Sheen

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Apocalypse Now 1979 Francis Ford Coppola 13
2 Badlands 1973 Terrence Malick 206
3 The Departed 2006 Martin Scorsese 323
4 Gandhi 1982 Richard Attenborough 405
5 JFK 1991 Oliver Stone 478
6 Wall Street 1987 Oliver Stone 904
7 Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse 1991 Fax Bahr, Eleanor Coppola, and George Hickenlooper 1057
8 Catch Me If You Can 2002 Steven Spielberg 1157
9 Catch-22 1970 Mike Nichols 1327
10 The American President 1995 Rob Reiner 1790
11 Gettysburg 1993 Ronald F. Maxwell 1859
12 The Dead Zone 1983 David Cronenberg 1920

Takashi Shimura

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa 29
2 Rashômon 1950 Akira Kurosawa 75
3 Ikiru 1952 Akira Kurosawa 235
4 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
5 Throne of Blood 1957 Akira Kurosawa 530
6 Godzilla 1954 Ishirô Honda 622
7 The Life of Oharu 1952 Kenji Mizoguchi 743
8 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
9 Kagemusha 1980 Akira Kurosawa 997
10 The Hidden Fortress 1958 Akira Kurosawa 1174
11 Red Beard 1965 Akira Kurosawa 1220
12 Kwaidan 1964 Masaki Kobayashi 1297
13 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa 1884
14 Drunken Angel 1948 Akira Kurosawa 2287
15 Stray Dog 1949 Akira Kurosawa 2348

Frank Sinatra

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer 179
2 From Here to Eternity 1953 Fred Zinnemann 315
3 On the Town 1949 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 675
4 The Man with the Golden Arm 1955 Otto Preminger 1347
5 High Society 1956 Charles Walters 1374
6 Guys and Dolls 1955 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1400
7 Some Came Running 1958 Vincente Minnelli 1721
8 Around the World in Eighty Days 1956 Michael Anderson 2023

Sissy Spacek

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Badlands 1973 Terrence Malick 206
2 Carrie 1976 Brian De Palma 269
3 JFK 1991 Oliver Stone 478
4 The Straight Story 1999 David Lynch 805
5 Coal Miner's Daughter 1980 Michael Apted 1453
6 3 Women 1977 Robert Altman 1500
7 The Man with Two Brains 1983 Carl Reiner 1978
8 In the Bedroom 2001 Todd Field 2092
9 The Help 2011 Tate Taylor 2182
10 Missing 1982 Costa-Gavras 2185

Kevin Spacey

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Usual Suspects 1995 Bryan Singer 94
2 American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes 113
3 Seven 1995 David Fincher 114
4 L.A. Confidential 1997 Curtis Hanson 122
5 Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 James Foley 685
6 Moon 2009 Duncan Jones 971
7 Working Girl 1988 Mike Nichols 1230
8 A Bug's Life 1998 John Lasseter 1279

Sylvester Stallone

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Rocky 1976 John G. Avildsen 109
2 Klute 1971 Alan J. Pakula 815
3 First Blood 1982 Ted Kotcheff 1199
4 Bananas 1971 Woody Allen 1403
5 Victory 1981 John Huston 1686
6 Rocky IV 1985 Sylvester Stallone 1866
7 Downhill Racer 1969 Michael Ritchie 1922
8 Rocky III 1982 Sylvester Stallone 2044
9 Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 George P. Cosmatos 2138
10 Rocky II 1979 Sylvester Stallone 2274

Harry Dean Stanton

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Godfather: Part II 1974 Francis Ford Coppola 20
2 Alien 1979 Ridley Scott 27
3 Cool Hand Luke 1967 Stuart Rosenberg 307
4 Paris, Texas 1984 Wim Wenders 379
5 Two-Lane Blacktop 1971 Monte Hellman 574
6 The Green Mile 1999 Frank Darabont 580
7 Repo Man 1984 Alex Cox 691
8 Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid 1973 Sam Peckinpah 761
9 Escape from New York 1981 John Carpenter 801
10 The Straight Story 1999 David Lynch 805
11 The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 Martin Scorsese 983
12 Wild at Heart 1990 David Lynch 1116
13 The Avengers 2012 Joss Whedon 1155
14 Inland Empire 2006 David Lynch 1229
15 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me 1992 David Lynch 1265
16 Pretty in Pink 1986 Howard Deutch 1323
17 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 Terry Gilliam 1365
18 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and George Marshall 1765
19 The Wrong Man 1956 Alfred Hitchcock 2012
20 Kelly's Heroes 1970 Brian G. Hutton 2271

Barbara Stanwyck

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder 41
2 The Lady Eve 1941 Preston Sturges 161
3 Ball of Fire 1941 Howard Hawks 1273
4 Stella Dallas 1937 King Vidor 1387
5 Forty Guns 1957 Samuel Fuller 1639
6 Meet John Doe 1941 Frank Capra 2106
7 Baby Face 1933 Alfred E. Green 2399

Rod Steiger

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 On the Waterfront 1954 Elia Kazan 52
2 Doctor Zhivago 1965 David Lean 288
3 In the Heat of the Night 1967 Norman Jewison 436
4 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 456
5 The Longest Day 1962 Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, and Bernhard Wicki 913
6 Oklahoma! 1955 Fred Zinnemann 1123
7 The Hurricane 1999 Norman Jewison 1638
8 The Pawnbroker 1964 Sidney Lumet 1729
9 Mars Attacks! 1996 Tim Burton 1983
10 Duck, You Sucker 1971 Sergio Leone 2098

James Stewart

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Vertigo 1958 Alfred Hitchcock 14
2 It's a Wonderful Life 1946 Frank Capra 19
3 Rear Window 1954 Alfred Hitchcock 40
4 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor 131
5 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
6 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra 244
7 The Shop around the Corner 1940 Ernst Lubitsch 394
8 Anatomy of a Murder 1959 Otto Preminger 561
9 Winchester '73 1950 Anthony Mann 752
10 Rope 1948 Alfred Hitchcock 766
11 Harvey 1950 Henry Koster 885
12 Destry Rides Again 1939 George Marshall 1023
13 The Naked Spur 1953 Anthony Mann 1119
14 You Can't Take It with You 1938 Frank Capra 1411
15 The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 Alfred Hitchcock 1544
16 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and George Marshall 1765
17 The Shootist 1976 Don Siegel 1810
18 The Man from Laramie 1955 Anthony Mann 1823
19 Broken Arrow 1950 Delmer Daves 2396
21 Bend of the River 1952 Anthony Mann 2291

Ben Stiller

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 Wes Anderson 404
2 There's Something about Mary 1998 Bobby and Peter Farrelly 457
3 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004 Adam McKay 648
4 Empire of the Sun 1987 Steven Spielberg 730
5 Zoolander 2001 Ben Stiller 814
6 Happy Gilmore 1996 Dennis Dugan 1051
7 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2004 Rawson Marshall Thurber 1124
8 Meet the Parents 2000 Jay Roach 1149
9 Flirting with Disaster 1996 David O. Russell 1461

Meryl Streep

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Deer Hunter 1978 Michael Cimino 115
2 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen 130
3 A.I.: Artificial Intelligence 2001 Steven Spielberg 620
4 Kramer vs. Kramer 1979 Robert Benton 637
5 Adaptation. 2002 Spike Jonze 643
6 Out of Africa 1985 Sydney Pollack 751
7 Sophie's Choice 1982 Alan J. Pakula 928
8 The Bridges of Madison County 1995 Clint Eastwood 1092
9 The Hours 2002 Stephen Daldry 1097
10 Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 Wes Anderson 1129
11 Silkwood 1983 Mike Nichols 1430
12 Julia 1977 Fred Zinnemann 2018
13 The French Lieutenant's Woman 1981 Karel Reisz 2269

Donald Sutherland

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Don't Look Now 1973 Nicolas Roeg 150
2 M*A*S*H 1970 Robert Altman 210
3 Animal House 1978 John Landis 314
4 JFK 1991 Oliver Stone 478
5 The Dirty Dozen 1967 Robert Aldrich 599
6 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978 Philip Kaufman 699
7 Ordinary People 1980 Robert Redford 781
8 Klute 1971 Alan J. Pakula 815
9 1900 1976 Bernardo Bertolucci 1416
10 Pride & Prejudice 2005 Joe Wright 1550
11 Without Limits 1998 Robert Towne 2187
12 Kelly's Heroes 1970 Brian G. Hutton 2271
13 Six Degrees of Separation 1993 Fred Schepisi 2294

Gloria Swanson

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Sunset Blvd. 1950 Billy Wilder 28
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