King Vidor Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Big Parade

The Big Parade

(1925)
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0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor, George W. Hill
Genres:
Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell, Claire Adams, John Gilbert, Renée Adorée
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0
Show People

Show People

(1928)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Chaplin, Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli
0
0
The Patsy

The Patsy

(1928)
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0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dell Henderson, Marie Dressler, Marion Davies, Lawrence Gray, Orville Caldwell
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0

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

(1939)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor, Victor Fleming, George Cukor
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr
Plot:

Dorothy Gale, a simple farm girl finds herself in the magical land of Oz after a tornado hits Kansas. To return home, she must seek the help of the Wizard of Oz who stays in the Emerald city. On her way, she befriends a scarecrow, a Tin Man and a fainthearted Lion.

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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

(1916)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
D.W. Griffith
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish, F.A. Turner, Erich von Stroheim
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0
The Crowd

The Crowd

(1928)
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0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Eleanor Boardman, James Murray, Bert Roach, Estelle Clark, Daniel G. Tomlinson
0
0
Bardelys the Magnificent

Bardelys the Magnificent

(1926)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, John Wayne, Eleanor Boardman, Lionel Belmore
Plot:

This romantic silent movie based on Rafael Sabatini’s 1906 novel of the same name follows an affluent courtier Bardelys in the court of France's King Louis XIII. Known for being a casual womanizer, he is challenged by another courtier to woo the beautiful Roxalanne. He accepts it and sets out to charm the lady, but instead finds himself in love with her.

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0
Wine of Youth

Wine of Youth

(1924)
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0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Creighton Hale, Niles Welch, James Morrison, Johnnie Walker, Eleanor Boardman
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0
La Bohème

La Bohème

(1926)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Roy D'Arcy, George Hassell
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0
Street Scene

Street Scene

(1931)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Estelle Taylor, William Collier Jr., Sylvia Sidney, David Landau, Beulah Bondi
0
0
Not So Dumb

Not So Dumb

(1930)
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0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Julia Faye, Marion Davies, Raymond Hackett, Elliott Nugent, Franklin Pangborn
Plot:

Dulcinea Parker invites the Forbes’ family to spend the weekend, to get Mr. Forbes to invest in her fiancée Gordon’s costume jewelry business. But her habit of doing things incorrectly creates hilarious situations that create problems for her but also unwittingly redeem her.  

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0
Stella Dallas

Stella Dallas

(1937)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Barbara O'Neil, Alan Hale, John Boles, Anne Shirley
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0

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Happiness

Happiness

(1924)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pat O'Malley, Edith Yorke, Cyril Chadwick, Hedda Hopper, Laurette Taylor
0
0
The Metaphor

The Metaphor

(1980)
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0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Himself
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Andrew Wyeth, Betsy Wyeth
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0
The Champ

The Champ

(1931)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Wallace Beery, Irene Rich, Edward Brophy, Jackie Cooper, Roscoe Ates
0
0
Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics

Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics

(1964)
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0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Narration (as Nicholas Rodiv)
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
King Vidor
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0
Beyond the Forest

Beyond the Forest

(1949)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, David Brian, Ruth Roman, Minor Watson
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0
The Citadel

The Citadel

(1938)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Donat, Emlyn Williams, Ralph Richardson, Rosalind Russell, Rex Harrison
0
0
Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread

(1934)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Keene, Karen Morley, Addison Richards, John Qualen
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0
The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead

(1949)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Douglas, Patricia Neal, Kent Smith, Gary Cooper, Raymond Massey
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0

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Peg o' My Heart

Peg o' My Heart

(1922)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ethel Grey Terry, Mahlon Hamilton, Nigel Barrie, Russell Simpson, Laurette Taylor
0
0
The Sky Pilot

The Sky Pilot

(1921)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Bowers, David Butler, Colleen Moore, James Corrigan, Harry Todd
0
0
Northwest Passage

Northwest Passage

(1940)
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0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke, King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Western, History, War, Adventure
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Young, Nat Pendleton, Walter Brennan
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0
H.M. Pulham, Esq.

H.M. Pulham, Esq.

(1941)
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0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Hedy Lamarr, Ava Gardner, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Charles Coburn
Plot:

In this movie, based on John P. Marquand bestselling novel - H. M. Pulham, Esq - a middle aged wealthy businessman Harry Pulham looks back at his life after he receives a phone call from his former Harvard friend about a college reunion and another one from a lady, Marvin Myles, who he was once in love with. The two calls make him reflect on his own disciplined life and whether he ever was happy.

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0
Cynara

Cynara

(1932)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Henry Stephenson, Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Phyllis Barry, Viva Tattersall
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0
Wild Oranges

Wild Oranges

(1924)
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0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ford Sterling, Virginia Valli, Charles A. Post, Frank Mayo, Nigel De Brulier
0
0
The Stranger's Return

The Stranger's Return

(1933)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lionel Barrymore, Miriam Hopkins, Stuart Erwin, Franchot Tone, Irene Hervey
0
0
Man Without a Star

Man Without a Star

(1955)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Claire Trevor, William Campbell, Richard Boone
0
0
An American Romance

An American Romance

(1944)
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0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Walter Abel, Brian Donlevy, John Qualen, Stephen McNally, Ann Richards
0
0
The Jack-Knife Man

The Jack-Knife Man

(1920)
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0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
F.A. Turner, Lillian Leighton, Harry Todd, Bobby Kelso, Willis Marks
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0

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Japanese War Bride

Japanese War Bride

(1952)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Bell, Marie Windsor, Cameron Mitchell, Don Taylor, Shirley Yamaguchi
0
0
Duel in the Sun

Duel in the Sun

(1946)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor, William Dieterle, William Cameron Menzies, Sidney Franklin, David O. Selznick
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Joseph Cotten, Herbert Marshall, Lionel Barrymore, Orson Welles, Gregory Peck
0
0
Hallelujah

Hallelujah

(1929)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine, Harry Gray, Fanny Belle DeKnight
0
0
Streets of Laredo
TV-PG

Streets of Laredo

(1949)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Leslie Fenton
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
William Holden, Stanley Ridges, William Bendix, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman
0
0
Love Never Dies

Love Never Dies

(1921)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lillian Leighton, Lloyd Hughes, Madge Bellamy, Joseph Bennett, Fred Gamble
0
0
War and Peace

War and Peace

(1956)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman, Herbert Lom
0
0
Ruby Gentry

Ruby Gentry

(1952)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Karl Malden, Tom Tully, Charlton Heston, Jennifer Jones, Barney Phillips
0
0
The Wedding Night

The Wedding Night

(1935)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sig Ruman, Gary Cooper, Ralph Bellamy, Helen Vinson, Anna Sten
Plot:

Bankrupt novelist, Tony Barrett, and his wife, Dora, are forced to move into Tony’s run-down farm in Connecticut. There Tony’s neighbor buys a piece of his land and Dora returns to New York. Tony stays behind and becomes romantically involved with his neighbor’s daughter Manya. Tragedy strikes the night Manya weds her fiancé, Fredrick. 

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0
The Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers

(1936)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Western, History, Action, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jack Oakie, Jean Parker, Fred MacMurray, Edward Ellis, Lloyd Nolan
0
0
Lightning Strikes Twice

Lightning Strikes Twice

(1951)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Mystery, Film-Noir, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Conroy, Zachary Scott, Ruth Roman, Richard Todd, Mercedes McCambridge
0
0

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So Red the Rose

So Red the Rose

(1935)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Patterson, Randolph Scott, Walter Connolly, Janet Beecher, Margaret Sullavan
0
0
Proud Flesh

Proud Flesh

(1925)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Crawford, Trixie Friganza, Eleanor Boardman, Pat O'Malley, Harrison Ford
0
0
Susan Lenox

Susan Lenox

(1931)
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0
As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Jean Hersholt, John Miljan, Alan Hale
Plot:

While running away from an abusive home and forced marriage, Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger and begins to live with him in a nearby cabin. Caught once the stranger leaves, she flees again to become a dancer at a circus, eventually climbing the ladder to become a much sought after mistress. But what happens to her love?   The stranger she has met in the rented cabin? 

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0
His Hour

His Hour

(1924)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Gilbert, Emily Fitzroy, Dale Fuller, Aileen Pringle, Lawrence Grant
0
0
Comrade X
TV-G

Comrade X

(1940)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, Oskar Homolka, Felix Bressart, Eve Arden
0
0
The Wife of the Centaur

The Wife of the Centaur

(1924)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Lester, John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, William Haines, Aileen Pringle
0
0
Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

(1930)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Western, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Wallace Beery, Wyndham Standing, Karl Dane, Johnny Mack Brown, Kay Johnson
0
0
Solomon and Sheba

Solomon and Sheba

(1959)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
History, War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Yul Brynner, George Sanders, David Farrar, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Pavan
0
0
It's a Great Feeling

It's a Great Feeling

(1949)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Butler
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Doris Day, Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Errol Flynn, Dennis Morgan
0
0
Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

(1932)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Dolores del Rio, Joel McCrea, Bert Roach, John Halliday
Plot:

After falling off a yacht near some tropical islands, Johnny Baker is rescued by the daughter of a local native chieftain. Johnny and Luana fall in love, but when the volcano of her Luana’s home island begins to erupt, Luana knows that she must sacrifice herself to save her home island.  

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0

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On Our Merry Way

On Our Merry Way

(1948)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor, John Huston, George Stevens, Leslie Fenton
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Fred MacMurray, Paulette Goddard
0
0
Three Wise Fools

Three Wise Fools

(1923)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alec B. Francis, John St. Polis, Claude Gillingwater, Eleanor Boardman, William H. Crane
0
0
Love & Money
R

Love & Money

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Klein
Director:
James Toback
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Klaus Kinski, Ray Sharkey, Ornella Muti, Armand Assante
0
0
Real Adventure

Real Adventure

(1922)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Florence Vidor, Clyde Fillmore, Nellie Peck Saunders, Lilyan McCarthy, Philip Ryder
0
0
The Family Honor

The Family Honor

(1920)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Nichols, Florence Vidor, Roscoe Karns, Ben Alexander, Charles Meredith
0
0
The Other Half

The Other Half

(1919)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
King Vidor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Zasu Pitts, David Butler, Florence Vidor, Alfred Allen, Charles Meredith
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Light's Diamond Jubilee

Light's Diamond Jubilee

(1954)
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0
As:
Director
Director:
King Vidor, Roy Rowland, Christian Nyby, Alan Handley
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Lauren Bacall, Robert Benchley, Judith Anderson, Walter Brennan, Joseph Cotten
0
0

TV Shows and Videos

Ford Star Jubilee

Ford Star Jubilee (1955)

As:
Director
Director:
Paul Nickell, Franklin J. Schaffner, Noël Coward, Paul Harrison
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Julie Andrews, Bing Crosby, Charles Laughton, Roger Moore