Gene Hackman Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The French Connection
R

The French Connection

(1971)
23
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy Doyle
Director:
William Friedkin
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi
Plot:

New York City detectives Jimmy ‘Popeye’ Doyle and Buddy ‘Cloudy’ Russo hatch a plan to bring down drug lord Alain Charnier, who leads the world’s biggest heroin-smuggling syndicate. They must however contend with Charnier’s unlimited resources, Salvatore ‘Sal’ Boca and lawyer Joel Weinstock. 

23
2
Unforgiven
R

Unforgiven

(1992)
20
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Little Bill Daggett
Director:
Clint Eastwood
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett
Plot:

When two cowboys attack and disfigure a prostitute, Sheriff Little Bill Daggett's decree leaves the rest of the prostitutes angry. They offer $1,000 to anyone who kills the two. This attracts William Munny, a former killer who is now reformed and leads a peaceful life. Along with his old partner-in-crime, Ned Logan, he sets out to re-enter the dangerous world.  

20
1
Bonnie and Clyde
R

Bonnie and Clyde

(1967)
14
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Buck Barrow
Director:
Arthur Penn
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action, Biography
Star Cast:
Michael J. Pollard, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder, Warren Beatty
Plot:

The biographical crime drama follows the notorious bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, who go from small-time thieves to violent, murderous bank robbers during the Great Depression. As they are pursued by the law, they attain cult status with Americans but a violent end awaits. 

14
1
The Conversation
PG

The Conversation

(1974)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Caul
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest
Plot:

Harry Caul, a sound surveillance expert, is engaged by a client, ‘the director,’ to provide the tape of conversation between a young couple, Mark and Ann, as they walk across San Francisco’s Union Square. From the recordings Harry learns that the couple’s lives are under threat. He tries to dig deep into the matter only to get entangled in a dangerous mystery.

10
0
Young Frankenstein
PG

Young Frankenstein

(1974)
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Brooks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Mel Brooks, Teri Garr, Madeline Kahn
Plot:

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of mad scientist Victor Frankenstein, inherits their family estate in Transylvania where he accidentally comes across his grandfather's journals and decides to resume his experiment. However, things gradually go out of hand after young Frankenstein unknowingly implants an abnormal brain into a corpse and his fiancée Elizabeth shows up in the estate.

8
2
Mississippi Burning
R

Mississippi Burning

(1988)
19
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Agent Rupert Anderson
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Willem Dafoe, Brad Dourif, Frances McDormand, R. Lee Ermey
Plot:

FBI agents, Rupert Anderson and Alan Ward, are sent to investigate when 3 civil rights workers go missing in Jessup County, Mississippi. The agents, with diverse approach towards investigation, encounter non-cooperating residents, hostile police, and aggressive Ku Klux Klan. As the KKK assault the local African-Americans and set their houses on fire, the agents have to resort to unorthodox methods of investigations.

19
1
Hoosiers
PG

Hoosiers

(1986)
18
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Coach Norman Dale
Director:
David Anspaugh
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey, Sheb Wooley, Fern Persons
Plot:

This sports drama film tells the story of Norman Dale who runs the basketball program of a high school of a small town in Indiana. He befriends a local drunk and makes him his assistant, and tries to create a winning team. 

18
0
A Bridge Too Far
PG

A Bridge Too Far

(1977)
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Attenborough
Genres:
War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Siem Vroom, Marlies van Alcmaer, Erik Wout van 't, Wolfgang Preiss
Plot:

It is based on the events of ‘Operation Market Garden’ of September, 1944. In order to bring a quick end to the WWII, the allied forces decide to drop thousands of paratroopers to secure strategic bridges in Netherlands to obtain access into Germany. The main bridge was the one to Arnhem. But tough German resistance and faulty allied intelligence led to failure.

12
1
I Never Sang for My Father
PG

I Never Sang for My Father

(1970)
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gene Garrison
Director:
Gilbert Cates
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Hubbard, Dorothy Stickney, Melvyn Douglas, Estelle Parsons
5
2
Superman
PG

Superman

(1978)
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lex Luthor
Director:
Richard Donner
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper
Plot:

Jor-EI, a scientist from the doomed Planet Krypton, sends his infant son Kal-EI on a spaceship to Earth. Brought up in Smallville by farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, he becomes aware of his extraordinary abilities during boyhood. Later, working for Daily Planet as a gentle and polite reporter Clark Kent, he uses his superhuman powers to fight criminal mastermind, Lex Luthor. 

10
1
Reds
PG

Reds

(1981)
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Warren Beatty
Genres:
Romance, Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Edward Herrmann, Warren Beatty
5
1
Scarecrow
R

Scarecrow

(1973)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Max
Director:
Jerry Schatzberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Ann Wedgeworth, Richard Lynch
6
1
Crimson Tide
R

Crimson Tide

(1995)
15
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ramsey
Director:
Tony Scott
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, Matt Craven
Plot:

The film revolves around an incident that takes place on a ballistic missile submarine assigned to launch its missile on a Russian nuclear installation. But when the time comes only a part of the order can be decoded, resulting in a conflict between its Commanding Officer, a war veteran and his Executive Officer, a military tactic expert.  

15
0
The Royal Tenenbaums
R

The Royal Tenenbaums

(2001)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Royal Tenenbaum
Director:
Wes Anderson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson
Plot:

Royal Tenenbaum and his now-separated wife Etheline have three children, including an adopted girl, all of whom were geniuses as teenagers, but are now struggling with their adult lives. Learning that Etheline is planning to remarry, Royal fakes cancer to bring his dysfunctional family together, but also exposes years of failure and betrayal, resulting in chaos.

8
0
Enemy of the State
R

Enemy of the State

(1998)
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Edward Lyle
Director:
Tony Scott
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Will Smith, Jon Voight, Seth Green, Regina King
Plot:

A videotape of the political assassination of a Congressman by corrupt NSA official, Reynolds, is passed on to an unsuspecting lawyer Robert Dean. Soon Dean is targeted by Reynolds’ men and is framed in another murder. As Dean’s life falls apart, he seeks help of ex-intelligence operator Brill to get to the bottom of this case. 

13
1
The Poseidon Adventure
PG

The Poseidon Adventure

(1972)
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Reverend Scott
Director:
Irwin Allen, Ronald Neame
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Leslie Nielsen, Ernest Borgnine, Roddy McDowall
Plot:

While sailing from New York City to Athens, an ocean liner is hit by tsunami and overturns. Trapped in the dining room, most of the survivors elect to stay put until helps come, while a passionate priest, who believes that God helps those who help themselves, decides to find a way out. A few of the passengers also follow him. 

9
3
Night Moves
R

Night Moves

(1975)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Moseby
Director:
Arthur Penn
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
James Woods, Kenneth Mars, Harris Yulin, Melanie Griffith
3
0
Under Fire
R

Under Fire

(1983)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Grazier
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Joanna Cassidy, Alma Martinez
6
1
No Way Out
R

No Way Out

(1987)
13
0
As:
Cast
Role:
David Brice
Director:
Roger Donaldson
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime, Action, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Sean Young, Howard Duff
Plot:

Lt. Cmdr. Tom Farrell, who is to join Defense Secretary David Brice’s team, falls in love with Susan Atwell, and then learns that she is Brice’s mistress. Farrell is assigned to investigate when Susan is found dead soon after their weekend together. Farrell must nail the killer quickly before Farrell’s Polaroid negative found in Susan’s apartment could make him the prime suspect.

13
0
The Firm
R

The Firm

(1993)
19
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Avery Tolar
Director:
Sydney Pollack
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Hal Holbrook, Terry Kinney
Plot:

Harvard Law graduate, Mitch McDeere,lands a high paying job at the Bendini, Lambert & Locke firm, only to realize that the firm helps to launder mob money. As Mitch tries to find proof and break out of the firm’s grips, he finds his and his wife’s lives threatened by the firm and the mob. 

19
1
Bite the Bullet
PG

Bite the Bullet

(1975)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Clayton
Director:
Richard Brooks
Genres:
Action, Western, Adventure
Star Cast:
Candice Bergen, Ian Bannen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson
8
0
Runaway Jury
PG-13

Runaway Jury

(2003)
11
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Rankin Fitch
Director:
Gary Fleder
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Beals, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman
Plot:

Gun manufacturer Vicksburg Firearms find themselves on trial. This pits corrupt jury consultant Rankin Fitch who uses all means to pick people sympathetic to the defense for jury duty against lawyer Wendell Rohr. But when juror, Nicholas Easter, and a mysterious woman Marlee reveal, they can sway the jury, things get complicated. 

11
0
Another Woman
PG

Another Woman

(1988)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Gena Rowlands, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner
5
0
The Birdcage
R

The Birdcage

(1996)
12
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sen. Kevin Keeley
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Futterman, Dianne Wiest, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane
Plot:

Armand Goldman and his long-term partner Albert own the popular drag-club, ‘The Birdcage’, in Miami’s South Beach where Albert, a.k.a. drag-queen Starina is the main attraction. Armand’s son Val declares his intentions of marrying Barbara, daughter of conservative right-wing senator, John Keeley. When the Keeleys arrive to meet Val’s ‘family,’ the Goldmans pretend to be ‘straight,’ and end up creating chaos.

12
0
French Connection II
R

French Connection II

(1975)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Doyle
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Fernando Rey, Ed Lauter, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard
6
0
Lilith

Lilith

(1964)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Rossen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter, Jessica Walter, Jean Seberg
2
0
Superman II
PG

Superman II

(1980)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lex Luthor
Director:
Richard Donner, Richard Lester
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Jackie Cooper, Christopher Reeve, Sarah Douglas, Ned Beatty
Plot:

Three evil conspirators - General Zod, Ursa and Non – are banished from planet Krypton and are imprisoned at Phantom Zone. They are accidentally released after a terrorist attack on earth leads to a hydrogen bomb blast. The trio head towards earth to claim it. Meanwhile Clark Kent and Lois Lane grow closer with Clark deciding to let go his superman powers for the sake of love.

5
1
Get Shorty
R

Get Shorty

(1995)
12
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Zimm
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Rene Russo, Gene Hackman
Plot:

Chill Palmer, a loan-shark and movie-fan from Miami, is sent to Hollywood to collect a gambling debt from Harry Zimm, producer of tacky horror films. As Chill gets acquainted with the Hollywood bunch and toys with the idea of a film based on his life-story, he realizes that a mobster like him can easily fit in the role of a Hollywood producer. 

12
0
Uncommon Valor
R

Uncommon Valor

(1983)
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Jason Rhodes
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Action, Drama, War, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Stack, Reb Brown, Patrick Swayze, Fred Ward
13
1
Prime Cut
R

Prime Cut

(1972)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Ann
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Angel Tompkins, Sissy Spacek, Lee Marvin, Gregory Walcott
4
0
Absolute Power
R

Absolute Power

(1997)
16
1
As:
Cast
Role:
President Richmond
Director:
Clint Eastwood
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Scott Glenn
Plot:

Luther Whitney, a professional thief, decides to retire after one last job. Everything goes smoothly, until things take a turn for the worse, and he is framed for murder. 

16
1
Downhill Racer
PG

Downhill Racer

(1969)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Robert Redford, Jim McMullan, Camilla Sparv, Karl Michael Vogler
5
1
Heist
R

Heist

(2001)
13
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Moore
Director:
David Mamet
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Sam Rockwell, Rebecca Pidgeon, Delroy Lindo
Plot:

Joe Moore who is a professional jewel thief, gives up his lifestyle after his identity is captured by a security surveillance tape. However, a time comes when he and his partner are bankrupt, and therefore they decide to go on one last heist.

13
0
The Hunting Party
R

The Hunting Party

(1971)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Brandt Ruger
Director:
Don Medford
Genres:
Western, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Simon Oakland, Candice Bergen, Oliver Reed, Ronald Howard
3
0
Cisco Pike
R

Cisco Pike

(1972)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Officer Leo Holland
Director:
Bill Norton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black, Viva, Harry Dean Stanton
Plot:

A once-famous rock-star Cisco Pike, who is facing difficult times, gets convicted for drug dealing. Later, though he tries to lead a straight life with his girlfriend, a corrupt LAPD officer, Leo Holland, blackmails him into selling 100kg of confiscated marijuana within a weekend. As Cisco runs from pillar to post to meet the deadline, can he avoid getting arrested once again? 

1
2
Zandy's Bride
PG

Zandy's Bride

(1974)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Zandy Allan
Director:
Jan Troell
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Eileen Heckart, Harry Dean Stanton, Susan Tyrrell, Liv Ullmann
Plot:

Western rancher Zandy needs a wife to help him with ranch work; thus, not interested in love or companionship, he treats his mail-ordered bride more as his possession than wife. He is not happy as she is older than anticipated and expects to be treated with respect. But after enduring hardships and trials together, he learns to love and respect his bride.

6
1
Wyatt Earp
PG-13

Wyatt Earp

(1994)
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Nicholas Earp
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Western, Crime, Biography, Adventure
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Kevin Costner, Adam Baldwin, Mark Harmon
Plot:

This American biographical Western film released in 1994 and follows the life of Wyatt Earp, an Old West lawman and gambler. The movie follows his story from being a farm boy in Iowa, growing up into a terrifying marshal and finally leading up to the O.K. Corral gunfight.

7
0
A Covenant with Death

A Covenant with Death

(1967)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Lamont Johnson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Earl Holliman, Arthur O'Connell, George Maharis, Katy Jurado
3
0
Hawaii
TV-MA

Hawaii

(1966)
2
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. John Whipple
Director:
George Roy Hill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Carroll O'Connor
2
3
March or Die
PG

March or Die

(1977)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. William Sherman Foster
Director:
Dick Richards
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Terence Hill, Max von Sydow, Ian Holm, Catherine Deneuve
3
1
The Gypsy Moths
R

The Gypsy Moths

(1969)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Browdy
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Scott Wilson
3
1
Behind Enemy Lines
PG-13

Behind Enemy Lines

(2001)
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Reigart
Director:
John Moore
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield, Joaquim de Almeida
11
1
The Replacements
PG-13

The Replacements

(2000)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy McGinty
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Keith David, Faizon Love, Orlando Jones
Plot:

When the regular players go on strike while the season is still on, the owner of a pro football league hires a legendary coach, asking him to recruit replacement players within a week, promising not to interfere in the selection. Quickly the coach starts building up his team, selecting varying players, for whom the strike offers a second chance few players get. 

8
0
Misunderstood
PG

Misunderstood

(1984)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Rawley
Director:
Jerry Schatzberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Thomas, Rip Torn, Huckleberry Fox, Maureen Kerwin
6
0
Bat*21
R

Bat*21

(1988)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Colonel Iceal Hambleton
Director:
Peter Markle
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Jerry Reed, David Marshall Grant, Clayton Rohner
10
0
Narrow Margin
R

Narrow Margin

(1990)
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Caulfield
Director:
Peter Hyams
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Anne Archer, M. Emmet Walsh, J.T. Walsh, James Sikking
8
2
The Quick and the Dead
R

The Quick and the Dead

(1995)
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Herod
Director:
Sam Raimi
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio
Plot:

A mysterious woman named The Lady arrives at Redemption, an Old West town ruled by a merciless outlaw called Herod and announces her participation in a fast-draw single elimination tournament in which the loser dies. Although she insists that she is only interested in the large cash prize she may have some other hidden agenda. 

9
0
The Package
R

The Package

(1989)
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Johnny Gallagher
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, Dennis Franz, Pam Grier
9
0
Class Action
R

Class Action

(1991)
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jedediah Tucker Ward
Director:
Michael Apted
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Colin Friels, Joanna Merlin, Laurence Fishburne
10
1
Geronimo: An American Legend
PG-13

Geronimo: An American Legend

(1993)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Brig. Gen. George Crook
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Drama, Western, History
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Robert Duvall, Jason Patric, Wes Studi
6
0
Postcards from the Edge
R

Postcards from the Edge

(1990)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lowell Kolchek
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Shirley MacLaine, Meryl Streep, Dennis Quaid, Richard Dreyfuss
3
2
Under Suspicion
R

Under Suspicion

(2000)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Hearst
Director:
Stephen Hopkins
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Monica Bellucci, Nydia Caro
4
0
Target
R

Target

(1985)
15
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Lloyd / Duncan
Director:
Arthur Penn
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matt Dillon, Gayle Hunnicutt, Randy Moore, Ilona Grübel
15
1
The Split
R

The Split

(1968)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Lt. Walter Brill
Director:
Gordon Flemyng
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Julie Harris, Diahann Carroll
Plot:

Based on Richard Stark’s novel The Seventh, the movie follows a professional thief McClain as he, along with an old friend, plots to rob a football arena. They put together a team and successfully carry out the job. Things, though, take a darker turn when a murder takes place, the money goes missing, a corrupt detective appears and the gang members doubt McClain’s intention. 

2
1
Eureka
R

Eureka

(1983)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack McCann
Director:
Nicolas Roeg
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rourke, Rutger Hauer, Theresa Russell, Jane Lapotaire
3
0
First to Fight

First to Fight

(1967)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Tweed
Director:
Christian Nyby
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Chad Everett, Bobby Troup, Dean Jagger, Claude Akins
5
1
Riot
R

Riot

(1969)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Red Fraker
Director:
Buzz Kulik
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Jim Brown, Ben Carruthers, Mike Kellin
Plot:

Based on a non-fiction novel by Frank Elli, the film focuses on a riot staged by the inmates of a state prison to cover an escape attempt. While 35 of the most violent criminals become involved in it, killing guards and inmates alike, one does not want any part of it. Instead, he tries to protect a prison guard.  . 

3
1
Marooned
G

Marooned

(1969)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lloyd
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Richard Crenna, James Franciscus, David Janssen, Gregory Peck
4
0
Banning

Banning

(1967)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Winston
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Susan Clark, James Farentino, Jill St. John
2
1
All Night Long
R

All Night Long

(1981)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Dupler
Director:
Jean-Claude Tramont
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Diane Ladd, Kevin Dobson, Barbra Streisand, Gene Hackman
2
1
Twilight
R

Twilight

(1998)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Ames
Director:
Robert Benton
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
James Garner, Stockard Channing, Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman
5
1
The Domino Principle
R

The Domino Principle

(1977)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tucker
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Candice Bergen, Richard Widmark, Edward Albert
4
0
Heartbreakers
PG-13

Heartbreakers

(2001)
5
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Mirkin
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Carrie Fisher, Anne Bancroft, Sigourney Weaver
Plot:

Max and Page Corners are a brilliant mother-daughter con team, targeting rich and wealthy men. Their modus operandi is simple. First Max marries a willing target and then Page seduces him. Later Max catches her husband, leading to quick divorce and a hefty alimony. Once that is done, they start looking for their next target. It generally works. 

5
2
Extreme Measures
R

Extreme Measures

(1996)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Lawrence Myrick
Director:
Michael Apted
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Hugh Grant, David Morse, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Nunn
5
0
The Mexican
R

The Mexican

(2001)
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Gore Verbinski
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J.K. Simmons, Bob Balaban
Plot:

An adventure comedy film, The Mexican tells the story of a man named Jerry who crashes into the car of local mobster Arnold Margolese. Forced to work for the mobster following a quirky turn of events, Jerry has a crazy adventure that involves guns, criminals, and a murder. 

4
1
The Chamber
R

The Chamber

(1996)
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Cayhall
Director:
James Foley
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Faye Dunaway, Chris O'Donnell, Raymond J. Barry, Robert Prosky
4
2
Mad Dog Coll

Mad Dog Coll

(1961)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Burt Balaban
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
Jerry Orbach, Telly Savalas, Vincent Gardenia, Brooke Hayward
2
0
Power
R

Power

(1986)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Wilfred Buckley
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Richard Gere, Julie Christie, Kate Capshaw
4
0
Company Business
PG-13

Company Business

(1991)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Boyd
Director:
Nicholas Meyer
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Terry O'Quinn, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Daniel von Bargen
4
0
Lucky Lady
PG

Lucky Lady

(1975)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kibby Womack
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman, Liza Minnelli
Plot:

During the height of the Prohibition Era, best friends Kibby Womack and Walker Ellis are running a successful underground liquor smuggling business. When a young widow Claire gets involved, a love triangle develops and the three must survive organized crime and the Coast Guard. 

3
0
Welcome to Mooseport
PG-13

Welcome to Mooseport

(2004)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Monroe Cole
Director:
Donald Petrie
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Maura Tierney, Marcia Gay Harden, Christine Baranski, Fred Savage
5
0
Two of a Kind
PG

Two of a Kind

(1983)
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
John Herzfeld
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Kathy Bates, Charles Durning, Oliver Reed
4
0
Loose Cannons
R

Loose Cannons

(1990)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
MacArthur Stern
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dom DeLuise, Ronny Cox, Nancy Travis, Dan Aykroyd
4
0
Doctors' Wives
R

Doctors' Wives

(1971)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Dave Randolph
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Crenna, Dyan Cannon, Carroll O'Connor, Rachel Roberts
1
1
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
PG

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

(1987)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lex Luthor / Nuclear Man
Director:
Sidney J. Furie
Genres:
Family, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jackie Cooper, Christopher Reeve, Jon Cryer, Marc McClure
Plot:

Based on the popular DC Comics superhero Superman, this film revolves around Superman as he is planning to destroy all nuclear weapons as the world is on the brink of a nuclear war. However, his nemesis, Lex Luthor, creates Nuclear Man, a force which may even be strong enough to even take down Superman. 

2
1
Community Shelter Planning

Community Shelter Planning

(1967)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Donald Ross - Regional Civil Defense Officer
Director:
Mark Isaacs
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Arnold Moss, Paul McGrath, Charles Mountain
2
1
Twice in a Lifetime
R

Twice in a Lifetime

(1985)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry MacKenzie
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Ellen Burstyn, Amy Madigan, Ally Sheedy
3
1
Full Moon in Blue Water
R

Full Moon in Blue Water

(1988)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Floyd
Director:
Peter Masterson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Elias Koteas, Burgess Meredith, Teri Garr, Kevin Cooney
2
0
Split Decisions
R

Split Decisions

(1988)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dan McGuinn
Director:
David Drury
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Jennifer Beals, Jeff Fahey, Craig Sheffer, John McLiam
3
0

TV Movie(s)

Shadow on the Land

Shadow on the Land

(1968)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rev. Thomas Davis
Director:
Richard C. Sarafian
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Jackie Cooper, John Forsythe, Carol Lynley, Marc Strange
1
1
Ride with Terror

Ride with Terror

(1963)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Winston
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Vincent Gardenia, Frieda Altman, John Connell, Kathy Dunn
1
1

Animation(s)

Antz
PG

Antz (1998)

As:
Cast
Role:
General Mandible
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Woody Allen, Dan Aykroyd, Anne Bancroft, Jane Curtin
Plot:

Z, a worker ant striving to break away from his monotonous routine and express his individuality, falls in love with beautiful princess Bala when she visits a bar to escape suffocating royal life. He switches places with soldier friend Weaver to see her again, and unwittingly becomes the colony's only hope against a coup d'état by General Mandible.

TV Shows and Videos

East Side/West Side

East Side/West Side (1963)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Gries, Daniel Petrie, Herschel Daugherty, Marc Daniels, Jack Smight
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Gene Hackman
Naked City

Naked City (1958)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg, John Brahm, William A. Graham, David Lowell Rich, Elliot Silverstein
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Lawrence Dobkin
The Trials of O'Brien

The Trials of O'Brien (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Abner Biberman, Stuart Rosenberg, Lawrence Dobkin, Paul Bogart, Robert Gist
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Roger Moore, Peter Falk, Joanna Barnes, Elaine Stritch
The United States Steel Hour

The United States Steel Hour (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Tom Donovan, Daniel Petrie, Bruce Minnix
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell
The Defenders

The Defenders (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alex March, Philip Leacock, Paul Stanley, Charles S. Dubin, Leonard Horn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Robert Duvall, William Shatner, Jerry Stiller
Tallahassee 7000

Tallahassee 7000 (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lawrence Doheny, Harmon Jones
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, Gene Hackman
The Invaders

The Invaders (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Benedict, Sutton Roley, Robert Day, Robert Douglas, William Hale
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Roy Thinnes, Peggy Lipton, William Woodson, Dick Wesson
Insight

Insight (1960)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard C. Bennett, Paul Stanley, Hal Cooper, Ralph Senensky, Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ellwood Kieser, John Ritter, William Shatner, Albert Brooks, Bob Newhart
Brenner

Brenner (1959)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Sheldon, Gerald Mayer, Herman Hoffman
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Sydney Pollack, Edward Binns, James Broderick
Route 66

Route 66 (1960)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Lowell Rich, Arthur Hiller, James Sheldon, Alvin Ganzer, Philip Leacock
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Buster Keaton, Martin Milner, George Maharis, William Shatner, Burt Reynolds
The F.B.I.

The F.B.I. (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Virgil W. Vogel, Don Medford, Jesse Hibbs, William Hale, Ralph Senensky
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller, William Reynolds
Iron Horse

Iron Horse (1966)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leo Penn, Gene Nelson, Anton Leader, Murray Golden, Herbert Hirschman
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Dale Robertson, Robert Random, Gary Collins
Hawk

Hawk (1966)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Singer, Burt Reynolds, Richard Benedict, Leonard Horn, Paul Henreid
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, Burt Reynolds, Wayne Grice
I Spy

I Spy (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leo Penn, Allen Reisner, Earl Bellamy, Alf Kjellin, David Friedkin
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Bill Cosby, Robert Culp, Cicely Tyson
CBS Playhouse

CBS Playhouse (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Graham, Paul Bogart, George Schaefer
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, William Shatner, Michael Douglas, Jason Wingreen
Look Up and Live

Look Up and Live (1954)

As:
Cast
Director:
John J. Desmond, Portman Paget, Marvin Silbersher
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, George C. Scott, Warren Beatty, Ed Summerlin
The DuPont Show of the Week

The DuPont Show of the Week (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
Franklin J. Schaffner, Jack Smight, Fielder Cook, James Elson, Fred Freed
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, Bing Crosby, Lee Marvin, Lauren Bacall

Gene Hackman Awards

Academy Awards
Unforgiven Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1993
The French Connection Best Actor in a Leading Role 1972
Golden Globe Awards
The Royal Tenenbaums Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2002
Unforgiven Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 1993
The French Connection Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1972
BAFTA Awards
Unforgiven Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1993
The French Connection Best Actor 1973
The Poseidon Adventure Best Actor 1973