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Top Films by Actor (W-Z)

Christopher Walken

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino 11
2 Annie Hall 1977 Woody Allen 15
3 The Deer Hunter 1978 Michael Cimino 115
4 True Romance 1993 Tony Scott 671
5 Heaven's Gate 1980 Michael Cimino 961
6 Batman Returns 1992 Tim Burton 1049
7 Catch Me If You Can 2002 Steven Spielberg 1157
8 King of New York 1990 Abel Ferrara 1163
9 Wedding Crashers 2005 David Dobkin 1774
10 The Dead Zone 1983 David Cronenberg 1920
11 Sleepy Hollow 1999 Tim Burton 2266

M. Emmet Walsh

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Blade Runner 1982 Ridley Scott 12
2 Midnight Cowboy 1969 John Schlesinger 163
3 The Iron Giant 1999 Brad Bird 331
4 Blood Simple 1984 Joel Coen 433
5 Raising Arizona 1987 Joel Coen 511
6 Romeo + Juliet 1996 Baz Luhrmann 610
7 The Jerk 1979 Carl Reiner 659
8 Little Big Man 1970 Arthur Penn 674
9 Slap Shot 1977 George Roy Hill 715
10 Ordinary People 1980 Robert Redford 781
11 Reds 1981 Warren Beatty 784
12 Serpico 1973 Sidney Lumet 900
13 What's Up, Doc? 1972 Peter Bogdanovich 1130
14 Silkwood 1983 Mike Nichols 1430
15 My Best Friend's Wedding 1997 P.J. Hogan 1432
16 Fletch 1985 Michael Ritchie 2209

Eli Wallach

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966 Sergio Leone 69
2 The Magnificent Seven 1960 John Sturges 306
3 The Godfather: Part III 1990 Francis Ford Coppola 615
4 Mystic River 2003 Clint Eastwood 840
5 The Misfits 1961 John Huston 1470
6 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and George Marshall 1765
7 Baby Doll 1956 Elia Kazan 2148

Denzel Washington

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Glory 1989 Edward Zwick 591
2 Malcolm X 1992 Spike Lee 618
3 Philadelphia 1993 Jonathan Demme 973
4 Remember the Titans 2000 Boaz Yakin 1138
5 The Hurricane 1999 Norman Jewison 1638
6 He Got Game 1998 Spike Lee 1947
7 Devil in a Blue Dress 1995 Carl Franklin 2054
8 American Gangster 2007 Ridley Scott 2205
9 Training Day 2001 Antoine Fuqua 2247
10 Inside Man 2006 Spike Lee 2292

Naomi Watts

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Mulholland Dr. 2001 David Lynch 156
2 King Kong 2005 Peter Jackson 905
3 The Ring 2002 Gore Verbinski 1084
4 21 Grams 2003 Alejandro González Iñárritu 1227
5 Inland Empire 2006 David Lynch 1229
6 Eastern Promises 2007 David Cronenberg 1465

John Wayne

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Searchers 1956 John Ford 32
2 Stagecoach 1939 John Ford 144
3 Rio Bravo 1959 Howard Hawks 187
4 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
5 Red River 1948 Howard Hawks 258
6 The Quiet Man 1952 John Ford 462
7 The Longest Day 1962 Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, and Bernhard Wicki 913
8 Fort Apache 1948 John Ford 1107
9 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 1949 John Ford 1236
10 They Were Expendable 1945 John Ford 1632
11 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and George Marshall 1765
12 The Shootist 1976 Don Siegel 1810
13 True Grit 1969 Henry Hathaway 1945
14 Rio Grande 1950 John Ford 2090
15 Sands of Iwo Jima 1949 Allan Dwan 2226
16 Baby Face 1933 Alfred E. Green 2399

Sigourney Weaver

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Annie Hall 1977 Woody Allen 15
2 Alien 1979 Ridley Scott 27
3 Aliens 1986 James Cameron 77
4 WALL•E 2008 Andrew Stanton 184
5 Ghostbusters 1984 Ivan Reitman 220
6 Avatar 2009 James Cameron 392
7 Galaxy Quest 1999 Dean Parisot 1087
8 Working Girl 1988 Mike Nichols 1230
9 The Ice Storm 1997 Ang Lee 1244
10 The Year of Living Dangerously 1982 Peter Weir 1513
11 Alien³ 1992 David Fincher 1553
12 Alien: Resurrection 1997 Jean-Pierre Jeunet 1687
13 Dave 1993 Ivan Reitman 2087
14 Holes 2003 Andrew Davis 2334

Orson Welles

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Citizen Kane 1941 Orson Welles 4
2 The Third Man 1949 Carol Reed 30
3 Touch of Evil 1958 Orson Welles 63
4 The Magnificent Ambersons 1942 Orson Welles 369
5 F for Fake 1973 Orson Welles 539
6 A Man for All Seasons 1966 Fred Zinnemann 667
7 Chimes at Midnight 1965 Orson Welles 707
8 The Muppet Movie 1979 James Frawley 779
9 The Lady from Shanghai 1947 Orson Welles 854
10 Duel in the Sun 1946 King Vidor 1204
11 Catch-22 1970 Mike Nichols 1327
12 The Trial 1962 Orson Welles 1510
13 Othello 1952 Orson Welles 2217

Gene Wilder

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Bonnie and Clyde 1967 Arthur Penn 55
2 Blazing Saddles 1974 Mel Brooks 211
3 The Producers 1967 Mel Brooks 225
4 Young Frankenstein 1974 Mel Brooks 251
5 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971 Mel Stuart 348
6 Stir Crazy 1980 Sidney Poitier 2328

Robin Williams

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Good Will Hunting 1997 Gus Van Sant 517
2 Dead Poets Society 1989 Peter Weir 546
3 Aladdin 1992 Ron Clements and John Musker 582
4 A.I.: Artificial Intelligence 2001 Steven Spielberg 620
5 Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 Chris Columbus 1497
6 The Fisher King 1991 Terry Gilliam 1501
7 Good Morning, Vietnam 1987 Barry Levinson 1564
8 The Birdcage 1996 Mike Nichols 1716
9 Insomnia 2002 Christopher Nolan 1897
10 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 1988 Terry Gilliam 1968
11 Hamlet 1996 Kenneth Branagh 2003
12 Awakenings 1990 Penny Marshall 2181
13 The World According to Garp 1982 George Roy Hill 2311

Bruce Willis

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino 11
2 Die Hard 1988 John McTiernan 104
3 The Sixth Sense 1999 M. Night Shyamalan 188
4 Twelve Monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam 337
5 The Player 1992 Robert Altman 456
6 Sin City 2005 Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez 477
7 The Fifth Element 1997 Luc Besson 626
8 The Verdict 1982 Sidney Lumet 895
9 Armageddon 1998 Michael Bay 1446
10 Moonrise Kingdom 2012 Wes Anderson 1618
11 Die Hard with a Vengeance 1995 John McTiernan 1679
12 Unbreakable 2000 M. Night Shyamalan 1833
13 Die Hard 2 1990 Renny Harlin 2329

Kate Winslet

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry 79
2 Titanic 1997 James Cameron 126
3 Sense and Sensibility 1995 Ang Lee 458
4 Heavenly Creatures 1994 Peter Jackson 737
5 Finding Neverland 2004 Marc Forster 1222
6 Little Children 2006 Todd Field 1977
7 Hamlet 1996 Kenneth Branagh 2003

Shelley Winters

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Night of the Hunter 1955 Charles Laughton 50
2 Red River 1948 Howard Hawks 258
3 A Place in the Sun 1951 George Stevens 632
4 Winchester '73 1950 Anthony Mann 752
5 Lolita 1962 Stanley Kubrick 813
6 The Tenant 1976 Roman Polanski 1037
7 Alfie 1966 Lewis Gilbert 1141
8 The Poseidon Adventure 1972 Ronald Neame 1724
9 The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 George Stevens 2356

Elijah Wood

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 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry 79
5 Sin City 2005 Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez 477
6 Back to the Future Part II 1989 Robert Zemeckis 975
7 The Ice Storm 1997 Ang Lee 1244
8 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 Peter Jackson 2312

Natalie Wood

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Searchers 1956 John Ford 32
2 West Side Story 1961 Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise 101
3 Rebel without a Cause 1955 Nicholas Ray 134
4 Miracle on 34th Street 1947 George Seaton 583
5 Splendor in the Grass 1961 Elia Kazan 866
6 The Ghost and Mrs. Muir 1947 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1528
7 Downhill Racer 1969 Michael Ritchie 1922

James Woods

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Sergio Leone 154
2 Videodrome 1983 David Cronenberg 410
3 Casino 1995 Martin Scorsese 443
4 The Way We Were 1973 Sydney Pollack 1006
5 Contact 1997 Robert Zemeckis 1022
6 The Virgin Suicides 1999 Sofia Coppola 1261
7 Any Given Sunday 1999 Oliver Stone 1414
8 Nixon 1995 Oliver Stone 1630
9 Night Moves 1975 Arthur Penn 1637
10 Salvador 1986 Oliver Stone 1660

Robin Wright

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Princess Bride 1987 Rob Reiner 110
2 Forrest Gump 1994 Robert Zemeckis 120
3 Unbreakable 2000 M. Night Shyamalan 1833
4 Moneyball 2011 Bennett Miller 2096

Chow Yun-Fat

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