The best Frank Faylen’s movies

Frank Faylen

Frank Faylen

08/12/1905- 02/08/1985
We present our ranking of the best Frank Faylen’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Frank Faylen.
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It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life
8.6/10
A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
8.2/10
  • Genre: DramaRomanceWar
  • Release: 16/02/1940
  • Character: Soldier Aiding Dr. Meade (uncredited)
The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
8.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 15/03/1940
  • Character: Tim
Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them the next day as they head for California and a new life... Hopefully.

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
7.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 30/05/1957
  • Character: Sheriff Cotton Wilson
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend
7.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 29/11/1945
  • Character: 'Bim' Nolan
Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.

The Reluctant Dragon

The Reluctant Dragon
6.8/10
Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the way, he is given a tour of Walt Disney Studios, and learns about the animation process.

The Pride of the Yankees

The Pride of the Yankees
7.6/10
  • Genre: DramaFamily
  • Release: 14/07/1942
  • Character: Yankee Third Base Coach (uncredited)
The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.

The Blue Dahlia

The Blue Dahlia
7.1/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 16/04/1946
  • Character: Man Recommending Motel
Soon after a veteran's return from war his cheating wife is found dead. He evades police in an attempt to find the real murderer.

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy
7.6/10
  • Genre: DramaMusic
  • Release: 29/05/1942
  • Character: Sergeant on Parade (uncredited)
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

They Drive by Night

They Drive by Night
7.3/10
Joe and Paul Fabrini are Wildcat, or independent, truck drivers who have their own small one-truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle distributors, rivals and loan collectors, while trying to make a success of their transport company.

The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story
7.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 28/08/1942
  • Character: Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their apartment when Gerry meets rich businessman being shown around as a prospective tenant. He gives Gerry $700 to start life afresh but Tom refuses to believe her story and they quarrel. Gerry decides the marriage is over and heads to Palm Beach for a quick divorce but Tom has plans to stop her.

Detective Story

Detective Story
7.5/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 01/11/1951
  • Character: Det. Gallagher
Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod, leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct over the course of the day include a young petty embezzler, a pair of burglars, and a naive shoplifter.

Funny Girl

Funny Girl
7.3/10
The story of the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her second husband, Nick Arnstein.

Sergeant York

Sergeant York
7.7/10
Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI.

Across the Pacific

Across the Pacific
6.8/10
Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has Leland really been booted out, or is there some other motive for his getting close to fellow passenger Doctor Lorenz? Any motive for getting close to attractive traveller Alberta Marlow would however seem pretty obvious.

Marked Woman

Marked Woman
7.1/10
In the underworld of Manhattan, a woman dares to stand up to one of the city's most powerful gangsters.

The Sniper

The Sniper
7.1/10
Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging them to stop him.

The Lusty Men

The Lusty Men
7.4/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 24/10/1952
  • Character: Al Dawson
Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.

99 River Street

99 River Street
7.4/10
A former boxer --now taxi driver-- gets mixed up with jewel thieves.

A Guy Named Joe

A Guy Named Joe
6.9/10
Pete Sandidge, a daredevil bomber pilot, dies when he crashes his plane into a German aircraft carrier, leaving his devoted girlfriend, Dorinda, who is also a pilot, heartbroken. In heaven, Pete receives a new assignment: He is to become the guardian angel for Ted Randall, a young Army flyer. Invisibly, Pete guides Ted through flight school and into combat, but the ghostly mentor’s tolerance is tested when Ted falls for Dorinda. Ultimately however, Pete not only comes to terms with their relationship, but also acts as Dorinda’s copilot when she undertakes a dangerous bombing raid so that Ted won’t have to.

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