The Best James Darren Movies  

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List of the best James Darren movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. James Darren's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top James Darren movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Darren movies will be at the top of the list. James Darren has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Darren movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining James Darren films to end the squabble once and for all.

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Yvonne Craig, Sandra Dee, Cliff Robertson
Gidget is a 1959 Columbia Pictures CinemaScope feature film. It stars Sandra Dee, Cliff Robertson, and James Darren in a story about a teenager's initiation into the California surf culture and ...more
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Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn
The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action/adventure film directed by J. Lee Thompson. The screenplay by producer Carl Foreman was based on Alistair MacLean's 1957 novel The Guns of ...more
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Carl Reiner, James Darren, Michael Callan
Gidget Goes Hawaiian is a 1961 musical romantic comedy film starring Deborah Walley and James Darren. Released by Columbia Pictures, the film is a sequel to the 1959 Sandra Dee "beach ...more
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Charlton Heston, Yvette Mimieux, France Nuyen
Diamond Head is a film starring Charlton Heston, Yvette Mimieux, George Chakiris, and James Darren, directed by Guy Green, and released by Columbia Pictures. The original music score was ...more
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James Darren, Cindy Carol
Gidget Goes to Rome is a 1963 Columbia Pictures Eastmancolor feature film starring Cindy Carol as the archetypal high school teen surfer girl originally created by Sandra Dee in the 1959 film ...more
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Mel Blanc, Don Messick, James Darren
Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! is a 1964 animated feature film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and released by Columbia Pictures. The film stars the voices of Daws Butler, Don Messick, Julie ...more
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The Lively Set Doug McClure, James Darren
The Lively Set is a 1964 film directed by Jack Arnold. It stars James Darren, Pamela Tiffin and Doug McClure.
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Tina Louise, Ellen Burstyn, Nancy Sinatra
For Those Who Think Young is a 1964 beach party film shot in Techniscope, directed by Leslie H. Martinson and featuring James Darren, Pamela Tiffin, Paul Lynde, Tina Louise, Bob Denver, Nancy ...more
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Yvonne Craig, Sal Mineo, Anita O'Day
The Gene Krupa Story is a 1959 biopic of American drummer and bandleader Gene Krupa. The conflict in the film centers on Krupa's rise to success and his corresponding use of marijuana.
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Klaus Kinski, Dennis Price, Jesús Franco
Venus in Furs is a 1969 Italian supernatural erotic thriller film directed by Jesús Franco and starring James Darren. The film bears only a superficial resemblance to the 1870 Venus in ...more
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James Darren, Lamont Johnson, Richard Conte
The Brothers Rico is a 1957 American crime film noir directed by Phil Karlson and written by Lewis Meltzer, Ben Perry, and Dalton Trumbo. The film is based on a story written by Georges Simenon, ...more
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Mickey Rooney, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs
Operation Mad Ball is a 1957 military comedy starring Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant, Arthur O'Connell, and Mickey Rooney, and directed by Richard Quine. The screenplay is by Blake ...more
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Robert Duvall, Lee Meriwether, James Darren
Aliens from Another Planet is a 1982 sc-fi TV film directed by Irwin Allen and Sobey Martin.
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Vincent Price, Zsa Zsa Gábor, Jill St. John
Mooch Goes to Hollywood is a 1971 television movie about an ambitious dog and her attempts to become a canine star after befriending Zsa Zsa Gabor, who provides the pooch with the skinny on the ...more
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Rita Moreno, Richie Havens, James Darren