The Best John Forsythe Movies  

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List of the best John Forsythe movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Forsythe'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 John Forsythe movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated John Forsythe movies will be at the top of the list. John Forsythe has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Forsythe movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining John Forsythe films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best John Forsythe role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest John Forsythe performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items include everything from Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle to The Captive City.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Forsythe movies?" and "What are the greatest John Forsythe roles of all time?"

John Forsythe worked with many famous directors, including big names like Alfred Hitchcock and Joseph McGinty Nichol.

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Tina Louise, Bobby Darin, Shirley Jones
The Happy Ending is a 1969 film written and directed by Richard Brooks, which tells the story of a repressed housewife who longs for liberation from her husband and daughter. It stars Jean ...more
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Shirley MacLaine, Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe
The Trouble with Harry is a 1955 American black comedy film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The screenplay by John Michael Hayes was based on the 1950 novel by Jack Trevor Story. It starred Edmund ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore, Drew Barrymore
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film. It is the sequel to 2000's Charlie's Angels. It opened in the United States on June 27, 2003, and was number one at the box ...more
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Al Pacino, Craig T. Nelson, Jeffrey Tambor
...And Justice for All is a 1979 courtroom drama film, directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, and Lee Strasberg. Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Craig ...more
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Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis
Scrooged is a 1988 American Christmas comedy film, a modernization of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The film was produced and directed by Richard Donner, and the cinematography was by ...more
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Robert Blake, John Forsythe, Will Geer
In Cold Blood is a 1967 film based on Truman Capote's book of the same name. Richard Brooks prepared the adaptation and directed the film. It stars Robert Blake as Perry Smith, Scott Wilson as ...more
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Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Quinn
Portrait in Black is a 1960 American neo-noir crime drama/thriller film directed by Michael Gordon and starring Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn. Produced by Ross Hunter, the film was based on the ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu
Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as three women working for a private investigation agency. The film is ...more
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Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe, Michel Piccoli
Topaz is a 1969 American espionage thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on the 1967 Cold War novel Topaz by Leon Uris, the film is about a French intelligence agent who becomes entangled ...more
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Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Ricardo Montalbán
Madame X is a 1966 American drama film directed by David Lowell Rich and starring Lana Turner. It is based on the 1908 play Madame X by French playwright Alexandre Bisson.
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Cary Grant, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe
Destination Tokyo is a 1943 submarine war film. It was directed by Delmer Daves and written by Daves, former submariner Steve Fisher and Albert Maltz, and stars Cary Grant and John Garfield with ...more
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William Holden, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe
Escape from Fort Bravo is a 1953 Anscocolor western film set during the American Civil War. It stars William Holden, Eleanor Parker, and John Forsythe.
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Leslie Nielsen, Senta Berger, John Forsythe
See How They Run is a 1964 chase film broadcast on NBC. It is generally regarded as the first movie made for television.
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Ann-Margret, John Forsythe, Richard Anderson
Kitten with a Whip is a 1964 film directed by Douglas Heyes.
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Kate Mulgrew, John Forsythe, Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole
A Time For Miracles is a 1980 made for TV film chronicling the life story of America's first native born saint, Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton. It was produced by ABC Circle Films for the American ...more
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John Forsythe, Martin Milner, Ray Teal
The Captive City is a 1952 film noir, directed by Robert Wise. The screenplay is based on real life experiences of Time magazine reporter Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., who co-wrote the script.
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Olivia de Havilland, Myrna Loy, John Forsythe
The Ambassador's Daughter is a 1956 romantic comedy film written and directed by Norman Krasna.
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Burgess Meredith, Peter Boyle, John Forsythe
Tail Gunner Joe is a 1977 television movie dramatizing the life of U.S. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, a Wisconsin Republican who claimed knowledge of communist infiltration of the U.S. government ...more
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Edward G. Robinson, John Forsythe, Richard Denning
The Glass Web is a 1953 3-D film noir directed by Jack Arnold and starring Edward G. Robinson, John Forsythe, Kathleen Hughes, and Eve McVeagh.
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Jaclyn Smith, Tony Curtis, Joan Fontaine
The Users is a 1978 television film directed by Joseph Hardy. The film, whose executive producer was Aaron Spelling, is based on a Joyce Haber novel released in the same year. The film focuses ...more
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Maureen O'Hara, John Forsythe, Frank Faylen
Everything But the Truth is a 1956 film directed by Jerry Hopper.It stars Maureen O'Hara and John Forsythe.
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Journey to the Center of the Earth John Forsythe, Treat Williams, Bryan Brown
Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 1999 American science fiction miniseries produced by Hallmark Entertainment. It stars Treat Williams, Jeremy London, and Bryan Brown. It is based on Jules ...more
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Claudia Cardinale, John Forsythe, Tony Musante
Goodbye & Amen - L'uomo della CIA is a 1978 Italian film. It stars Claudia Cardinale, Tony Musante and John Forsythe in the leading roles.
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What Makes Sammy Run? Dina Merrill, John Forsythe, Norman Fell
What Makes Sammy Run? is a 1959 biographical comedy romance music drama film written by Budd Schulberg and Stuart Schulberg and directed by Delbert Mann.