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Top Films from Selected Set Decorators

Edward G. Boyle

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Some Like It Hot 1959 Billy Wilder 9
2 Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming 21
3 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder 65
4 Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Alexander Mackendrick 198
5 The Great Dictator 1940 Charles Chaplin 292
6 Johnny Guitar 1954 Nicholas Ray 463
7 Force of Evil 1948 Abraham Polonsky 910
8 Body and Soul 1947 Robert Rossen 1062
9 The Big Country 1958 William Wyler 1314
10 Seven Men from Now 1956 Budd Boetticher 1318
11 Man of the West 1958 Anthony Mann 1849
12 Seven Days in May 1964 John Frankenheimer 1963
13 Champion 1949 Mark Robson 1981
14 Invaders from Mars 1953 William Cameron Menzies 2039
15 The Thomas Crown Affair 1968 Norman Jewison 2188
16 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 1953 Eugène Lourié 2343

Sam Comer

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Vertigo 1958 Alfred Hitchcock 14
2 Sunset Blvd. 1950 Billy Wilder 28
3 Rear Window 1954 Alfred Hitchcock 40
4 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
5 Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 Blake Edwards 238
6 The Ten Commandments 1956 Cecil B. DeMille 429
7 Ace in the Hole 1951 Billy Wilder 486
8 The War of the Worlds 1953 Byron Haskin 692
9 Stalag 17 1953 Billy Wilder 732
10 Hud 1963 Martin Ritt 850
11 Funny Face 1957 Stanley Donen 1030
12 The Court Jester 1955 Melvin Frank and Norman Panama 1098
13 The Nutty Professor 1963 Jerry Lewis 1114
14 Sabrina 1954 Billy Wilder 1153
15 The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 Alfred Hitchcock 1544
16 One-Eyed Jacks 1961 Marlon Brando 1579
17 To Catch a Thief 1955 Alfred Hitchcock 1794
18 When Worlds Collide 1951 Rudolph Maté 2031
19 White Christmas 1954 Michael Curtiz 2072
20 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 John Sturges 2255

George James Hopkins

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Casablanca 1942 Michael Curtiz 3
2 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Elia Kazan 171
3 Strangers on a Train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock 262
4 My Fair Lady 1964 George Cukor 277
5 A Star Is Born 1954 George Cukor 330
6 Mildred Pierce 1945 Michael Curtiz 409
7 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 Mike Nichols 432
8 East of Eden 1955 Elia Kazan 563
9 Dial M for Murder 1954 Alfred Hitchcock 999
10 The Music Man 1962 Morton DaCosta 1239
11 Wait until Dark 1967 Terence Young 2195
12 Auntie Mame 1958 Morton DaCosta 2225

Thomas Little

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 All about Eve 1950 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 44
2 King Kong 1933 Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack 49
3 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 John Ford 159
4 The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951 Robert Wise 215
5 Laura 1944 Otto Preminger 280
6 My Darling Clementine 1946 John Ford 357
7 The Ox-Bow Incident 1943 William A. Wellman 533
8 Miracle on 34th Street 1947 George Seaton 583
9 How Green Was My Valley 1941 John Ford 587
10 Young Mr. Lincoln 1939 John Ford 857
11 The Gunfighter 1950 Henry King 1488
12 Twelve O'Clock High 1949 Henry King 1526
13 The Ghost and Mrs. Muir 1947 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1528
14 Kiss of Death 1947 Henry Hathaway 1567
15 Gentleman's Agreement 1947 Elia Kazan 1613
16 Leave Her to Heaven 1945 John M. Stahl 1838
17 Unfaithfully Yours 1948 Preston Sturges 1844
18 Heaven Can Wait 1943 Ernst Lubitsch 1851
19 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 1945 Elia Kazan 1899
20 Broken Arrow 1950 Delmer Daves 2396

Walter M. Scott

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 All about Eve 1950 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 44
2 The Sound of Music 1965 Robert Wise 121
3 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill 135
4 Planet of the Apes 1968 Franklin J. Schaffner 172
5 M*A*S*H 1970 Robert Altman 210
6 An Affair to Remember 1957 Leo McCarey 634
7 The King and I 1956 Walter Lang 925
8 The Seven Year Itch 1955 Billy Wilder 1296
9 Bigger than Life 1956 Nicholas Ray 1342
10 Cleopatra 1963 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1393
11 Fantastic Voyage 1966 Richard Fleischer 1444
12 The Gunfighter 1950 Henry King 1488
13 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 1970 Russ Meyer 1527
14 Forty Guns 1957 Samuel Fuller 1639
15 The Robe 1953 Henry Koster 1872
16 The Girl Can't Help It 1956 Frank Tashlin 1974
17 Carousel 1956 Henry King 1991
18 South Pacific 1958 Joshua Logan 2061
19 The Fly 1958 Kurt Neumann 2141
20 Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, and Toshio Masuda 2175
21 Hombre 1967 Martin Ritt 2302
22 The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 George Stevens 2356

Darrell Silvera

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Citizen Kane 1941 Orson Welles 4
2 Notorious 1946 Alfred Hitchcock 118
3 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
4 Out of the Past 1947 Jacques Tourneur 275
5 The Magnificent Ambersons 1942 Orson Welles 369
6 Cat People 1942 Jacques Tourneur 455
7 The Thing from Another World 1951 Christian Nyby 623
8 I Walked with a Zombie 1943 Jacques Tourneur 759
9 They Live by Night 1948 Nicholas Ray 959
10 Gunga Din 1939 George Stevens 1108
11 The Set-Up 1949 Robert Wise 1234
12 The Man with the Golden Arm 1955 Otto Preminger 1347
13 Murder, My Sweet 1944 Edward Dmytryk 1545
14 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939 William Dieterle 1601
15 The Curse of the Cat People 1944 Robert Wise and Gunther von Fritsch 1933
16 The Seventh Victim 1943 Mark Robson 2000
17 The Lusty Men 1952 Nicholas Ray 2256
18 Love Affair 1939 Leo McCarey 2270
19 Charley Varrick 1973 Don Siegel 2416

Edwin B. Willis

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming 7
2 Singin' in the Rain 1952 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 8
3 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor 131
4 Meet Me in St. Louis 1944 Vincente Minnelli 233
5 An American in Paris 1951 Vincente Minnelli 335
6 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch 345
7 Forbidden Planet 1956 Fred M. Wilcox 368
8 The Shop around the Corner 1940 Ernst Lubitsch 394
9 Adam's Rib 1949 George Cukor 509
10 The Band Wagon 1953 Vincente Minnelli 541
11 The Asphalt Jungle 1950 John Huston 556
12 On the Town 1949 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 675
13 Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 John Sturges 777
14 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954 Stanley Donen 890
15 The Women 1939 George Cukor 914
16 National Velvet 1944 Clarence Brown 970
17 The Naked Spur 1953 Anthony Mann 1119
18 The Bad and the Beautiful 1952 Vincente Minnelli 1184
19 Queen Christina 1933 Rouben Mamoulian 1192
20 Mrs. Miniver 1942 William Wyler 1251
21 Gaslight 1944 George Cukor 1271
22 The Postman Always Rings Twice 1946 Tay Garnett 1337
23 Woman of the Year 1942 George Stevens 1368
24 High Society 1956 Charles Walters 1374
25 Ben-Hur 1925 Fred Niblo 1422
26 Easter Parade 1948 Charles Walters 1590
27 They Were Expendable 1945 John Ford 1632
28 Blackboard Jungle 1955 Richard Brooks 1678
29 Pat and Mike 1952 George Cukor 1757
30 Pride and Prejudice 1940 Robert Z. Leonard 2015
31 Cabin in the Sky 1943 Vincente Minnelli 2065
32 Lust for Life 1956 Vincente Minnelli 2112
33 Battleground 1949 William A. Wellman 2126
34 Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 Robert Wise 2233
35 Kiss Me Kate 1953 George Sidney 2276
36 The Red Badge of Courage 1951 John Huston 2286
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